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First Dance UK
Wedding Couple Booking Terms & Conditions

Note: These terms and conditions only apply to Wedding Couple Dance Lessons.
Hen Parties please see Hen Party Terms and Conditions.

Last Updated: 21st May 2018 (for GDPR compliance)

First Dance UK ("us", "we") provides its service to you ("the client", "the wedding couple", "the couple", "you"), subject to the following terms and conditions, which may be updated by us from time to time without notice to you.

PARTIES

  • Dance Every Dance Ltd trading as First Dance UK (“the Company”, "First Dance UK"), 11 Thorn Road, Farnham, Surrey, GU10 4TU.
  • You and your Partner ("the client", "the wedding couple", "the couple", "you")

RECITALS

The Company provides the services of a professional choreographer to design, teach and rehearse a first dance (“the First Dance”) at the wedding reception of the Clients.

A. The Clients wish to avail themselves of the services of the Company.

B. The Company is able to provide the services of a Choreographer (the “Choreographer”) for the period or lessons as pre-booked by the Client.

  • 1. Responsibilities of the Company
    • 1.1 The Company shall:
      • 1.1.1 use their best endeavours to provide a Choreographer to provide the First Dance service,
      • 1.1.2 reserve the right to substitute or change a Choreographer
      • 1.1.3 not be liable in the event that the Choreographer is unavailable for any reason, save that any fees payable for the cancelled lesson shall be returned to the Clients
  • 2. Responsibilities of the Choreographer
    • 2.1 The Choreographer shall:
      • 2.1.1 meet with the Clients to take instructions and assess the needs and abilities of the Clients
      • 2.1.2 design an appropriate First Dance for the Clients
      • 2.1.3 teach the First Dance to the Clients in a manner appropriate to the abilities of the Clients
      • 2.1.4 rehearse the First Dance with the Clients
  • 3. Responsibility of the Clients
    • 3.1 The Clients will:
      • 3.1.1 avail themselves of the services of the Choreographer
      • 3.1.2 treat the Choreographer with all due respect
      • 3.1.3 warrant that they are fit to undertake the First Dance and advise the Choreographer of any medical conditions which may affect participation in the First Dance
  • 4. Payment
    The Clients shall pay for the service prior to the start of their first lesson.
  • 5. Date Changes/Cancellations
    • 5.1 First Dance UK reserve the right to cancel a lesson within 24 hours notice. Cancellation should only occur in the event of a choreographer becoming unavailable for a booked lesson due to circumstances out of First Dance UK's control (for example: choreographer illness, choreographer family emergency). First Dance UK will take reasonable steps to either reschedule the lesson or find a replacement choreographer. First Dance UK cannot guarantee that this will be possible. If not the lesson will be cancelled and we will refund you for the missed lesson/s.
    • 5.2 A minimum of 48 hours notice prior to lesson commencement is required by the couple to cancel / re-schedule a lesson.
    • 5.3 First Dance UK cannot guarantee that new dates will be available to suit both parties.
    • 5.4 Cancelled lessons within 48 hours notice & rescheduled lessons are non-refundable.
    • 5.5 First Dance UK do not refund payment if:
      • 5.5.1 The client decides they are unhappy with their choreographed routine at the end of the lessons. (See Note below)
        Note: The routine will evolve over the course of the lessons. This will be in conjunction with the client and so it is not possible for the client to be unhappy with their routine.
      • 5.5.2 The client decides not to continue the lessons half way through the booking for no other reason or if the wedding is cancelled
  • 6. Quality
    • 6.1 In the event that the wedding couple are unhappy with the service provided by First Dance UK, the client must raise the issue immediately with their choreographer. A complaints claim will then be processed centrally. Should the claim be successful the client will receive a refund for the current lesson as well as any remaining lessons.
    • 6.2 In the event that the client is grossly unhappy with the service provided by First Dance UK due to extraordinary circumstances, the same procedure as above is followed and if successful the client will receive a full refund of all lessons taken.
  • 7. Indemnity
    You agree that First Dance UK, and its freelance choreographers, partners and employees, will not be liable to you for any claim or demand, including reasonable solicitors' fees, due to or arising from your lessons with First Dance UK.
  • 8. Intellectual Property Rights
    • 8.1 The dance shall be copyrighted and the copyright shall remain with the Choreographer. A licence will be granted to the Client and the Company to use the choreography/First Dance at no additional cost.
    • 8.2 The Clients confirm that they have, or do not need, permission to use the music for the First Dance.
  • 9. Termination
    • 9.1 The Company may terminate this Agreement by giving 24 hours notice.
    • 9.2 The Company may terminate this Agreement immediately should the Clients be in repudiatory breach of contract.
    • 9.3 The Clients may terminate this Agreement by giving 48 hours notice subject to and the forfeiting of the deposit any cancellation charges
  • 10. Your Data (GDPR Compliance)
    • 10.1 The personal data you provide when booking is used purely to enable us to contact you and provide you with our services. We may also hold emails received from you for the same purpose.
    • 10.2 Some of your data is passed to your Choreographer to allow them to contact you and visit you for the purposes of providing our services.
    • 10.3 None of your data will be passed to any other company or person not related specifically to providing you with our services.
    • 10.4 We never hold any of your payment details. This is taken securely by our external payment provider.
    • 10.5 Please contact us if you have any questions regarding the data we are holding for you. You can request that we delete any of your data we hold at any time.
  • 11. Entire Agreement and Applicable Law
    This Agreement sets out all of the terms between the Company and the Clients.
    This contract shall be governed in accordance with the laws of England and English Courts shall have jurisdiction in relation to the Agreement.