SMBA Safety Measures for Covid-Safe Classes
Before coming to class
- If you feel unwell, please do not come to class.
- Please do not attend class if you or anyone in your household has been diagnosed with or is experiencing any Corona virus symptoms or has knowingly been exposed to anyone diagnosed with Covid-19 within the last 30 days.
- Please do not attend class if you have reason to self-isolate or you or your household members have travelled outside of the UK to any place considered to be a “hot spot” for Covid-19 infections within the past 30 days.
Arrival at class
- Be prepared to queue, socially distanced, in all weathers outside the studio building (or in your car) and enter the building no more than 5 minutes before your class start time.
- Please ensure your hands are clean before coming to class. Bring hand sanitizer and use before and after class.
- Please wait until previous class has left the building in order to maintain social distance.
- Unless you are exempt, wear a mask inside the building and the studio until the class begins (masks do not need to be work during the class unless you wish to do so).
- Observe any one way systems put in place by the venue.
- Maintain social distance by keeping 2 meters apart. Students will be asked not to stand directly behind another dancer.
- Please wear closed footwear, no bare feet (no foot thongs).
- One person to be in the toilets at a time to avoid overcrowding
Departure from class
- Sanitize hands on departure
- Please leave class directly without staying to chat indoors.
- Wear mask on departure from studio and building.
Registration Ts and Cs
In addition to the usual Ts and Cs on the website (http://www.helenbellydance.com/terms-and-conditions-agreement/) there are a few extra Ts and Cs. By registering for the SMBA Autumn term, you agree that:
- You will adhere to the guidelines stated above. Failure to do so may result in you being asked to leave class.
- You will wear suitable, closed, non-sip, footwear for the class.
- On occasion your class may be covered by another teacher
- Depending on circumstances, your class may move online (with a change of content to make it more suited to online delivery)
- You are participating in classes at your own risk, you take full responsibility for your on health and safety.
- Santa Maria Bellydance Academy cannot be help responsible for any unintentional or harm due to exposure to Covid 19.
Health and Safety
In purchasing your course from the Santa Maria Bellydance Academy you understand that bellydance requires substantial physical effort you hereby take full and sole responsibility for assessing your health and physical ability and seeking medical advice before you begin the programme.
If you are in any doubt as to your ability to participate in the warm ups, routines, drills or any part of the tuition on the course, please do not attempt it.
If you experience pain, dizziness or shortness of breath when exercising, stop immediately.
Please do not participate in these classes if you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant without consulting your midwife or medical practitioner.
Bookings and refunds
Please note that by making this booking you understand that course places are non-transferable and non-refundable regardless of student circumstances, e.g. illness, injury, holiday, work and family commitments, pregnancy etc. In some circumstances we may use our discretion with regards to a course transfer.
Course dates and venues
We may occasionally find it necessary to change a venue, date or coach from that advertised, for instance if a venue becomes unavailable after the course has started. In this situation we do everything we can to find a similar venue as close as possible to the original location, or alter a class date to within half term or the end of the course. If no suitable alternative date or venue can be found then the customer will be refunded the fee for any cancelled classes. By purchasing a course you accept that classes may, occasionally, be reasonably rescheduled or relocated.
Extra learning resources, videos and facebook groups
Course fees cover timetabled contact tuition time. Private class facebook groups, video support materials and other resources are extra bonus goodies that we love to give away when we can, though these are not guaranteed and do officially not form part of your purchase.
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General terms and conditions
This site is owned and operated by the Santa Maria Bellydance Academy of 5 Hazelwood Close, Tilehurst, RG31 5NX. If you have any queries about these terms and conditions or if you have any comments or complaints on or about our website, you can contact us at email@example.com.
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- Ownership of rights
All rights, including copyright, in this website are owned by or licensed to Santa Maria Bellydance Academy. Any use of this website or its contents, including copying or storing it or them in whole or part, other than for your own personal, non-commercial use, is prohibited without our permission. You may not modify, distribute or repost anything on this website for any purpose.
- Accuracy of content
We have taken care in the preparation of the content of this website, in particular to ensure that prices quoted are correct at the time of publishing and that all services have been described accurately.
- Damage to your computer
We try to ensure that this website is free from viruses or defects. However, we cannot guarantee that your use of this website or any websites accessible through it will not cause damage to your computer. It is your responsibility to ensure that the right equipment is available to use the website. Except in the case of negligence on our part, we will not be liable to any person for any loss or damage which may arise to computer equipment as a result of using this website.
The services will be provided within an agreed timescale, and time is not of the essence of the contract.
- Ordering errors
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The prices payable for services that you order are as set out on our website. All prices are inclusive of VAT at the current rates and are correct at the time of entering information.
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- Cancellation rights
10.1 Where you are a consumer as defined in The Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013 SI 2013/3134 you have the legal right to cancel your order up to 14 calendar days after the day on which the contract is entered into (the Cancellation Period). You do not need to give us any reason for cancelling your contract nor will you have to pay any penalty (unless we have begun the services within the Cancellation Period in accordance with clause 10.5)
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10.3 In accordance with The Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013 SI 2013/3134 you cannot cancel your contract if the services you have ordered are passenger transport services, services (other than the supply of water, gas, electricity or heating) for which the price is dependent on fluctuations in the financial market, urgent repairs or maintenance where you have specifically requested a visit, accommodation, transport of goods, vehicle rental services, catering or services related to leisure activities (if the contract provides for a specific date or period of performance).
10.4 Should you wish to cancel your order, you can use the cancellation form provided at the end of these terms and conditions, or alternatively you can notify us in writing by any durable medium (for example letter sent by post, fax or e-mail).
10.5 If you require us to begin the services within the Cancellation Period we require you to make an express request to do so. In such cases, your right to cancel continues until either the end of the Cancellation Period, or the completion of the services, whichever is the earlier. If you cancel during the Cancellation Period we may charge you for any services provided up until the point when we receive your cancellation notice, and will provide a partial and proportionate refund accordingly. Your right to cancel the services will no longer apply once the services have been fully performed.
- Cancellation by us
11.1 We reserve the right not to process your order if:
11.1.1 We have insufficient staff or resources to deliver the services you have ordered;
11.1.2 We do not provide services to your area; or
11.1.3 One or more of the services you ordered was listed at an incorrect price due to a typographical error.
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- If there is a problem with the services
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12.2 We are under a legal duty to supply services that are in conformity with this contract and in accordance with the Consumer Rights Act 2015 (the Act).
13.1 We are only responsible for losses that are a natural, foreseeable consequence of our breach of these terms and conditions. We do not accept liability if we are prevented or delayed from complying with our obligations set out in these terms and conditions by anything you (or anyone acting with your express or implied authority) does or fails to do, or is due to events which are beyond our reasonable control.
13.2 Furthermore, we do not accept liability for any losses related to any business of yours including but not limited to: lost data, lost profits, lost revenues or business interruption.
13.3 Notwithstanding the foregoing, nothing in these terms and conditions is intended to limit any rights you might have as a consumer under applicable local law or other statutory rights that may not be excluded nor in any way to exclude or limit our liability to you for any death or personal injury resulting from our negligence.
Unless otherwise expressly stated in these terms and conditions, all notices from you to us must be in writing and sent to our contact address at (insert postal address) and all notices from us to you will be displayed on our website from time to time.
- Changes to legal notices
We reserve the right to change these terms and conditions from time to time and you should look through them as often as possible.
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This website, any content contained therein and any contract brought into being as a result of usage of this website are governed by and construed in accordance with English law. Parties to any such contract agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales. All contracts are concluded in English.
If any part of these terms and conditions is unenforceable (including any provision in which we exclude our liability to you) the enforceability of any other part of these conditions will not be affected.
- Third party rights
Nothing in this Agreement is intended to, nor shall it confer any rights on a third party.
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Data Protection Act 1998 (‘the Act’)
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