TERMS & CONDITIONS FOR WORKSHOPS & WEEKEND EVENTS
TERMS & CONDITIONS FOR WORKSHOPS & WEEKEND EVENTS
These Terms and Conditions apply to all workshops, workshop weekends, exchanges and festivals (“Events”) organised by All That Swing – the Salzburg Swing Dance Association (“ATS”).
By registering for an Event, a participant shall be deemed to have read and accepted the Terms and Conditions.
The registration for ATS-Events has to be made via the online registration form on our website. In rare exceptions (e.g. technical difficulties with the website) it is possible to register via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. In these cases the e-mail needs to contain all the information asked for on the online registration form (including the consent to the Terms and Conditions and our data policy).
All other forms of communication (general E-Mail, verbal notification, Facebook-event RSVPS, Facebook and WhatsApp messages etc. are not accepted as registration).
Fees payable upon registration must be transferred to the account within the stated 7 working days – otherwise the registration shall be deemed invalid and ATS reserves the right to give the place to someone else.
If an Event is fully booked, ATS reserves the right to add interested participants to a waiting list. Those on the waiting list are not obligated to pay the fee until their registration is confirmed in writing as their participation cannot be guaranteed.
Places that become vacant will be offered to waitlisted participants in order of registration. Interested participants on the waiting list contacted by ATS must confirm acceptance of the offered place within the timeframe supplied in the offer email; otherwise the place will be offered to the next participant on the waiting list.
Should interested participants voluntarily transfer the Event fee (without receiving information about the availability of places), ATS reserves the right to put these participants on the waiting list and retain the amount transferred until it is known whether participation is possible. Within this period, the general cancellation rules apply. If participation is not possible due to lack of free places, the voluntarily transferred amount will be returned. However, in such cases a € 3.00 administration fee will be retained.
- Participation in an ATS Event may be cancelled with no charge up to 30 days prior to the start of the Event.
- Up to 21 days before the start of the Event a cancellation fee in the amount of 20% of the participation fee will be charged;
- up to 14 days before the start of the Event a cancellation fee in the amount of 50% of the participation fee will be charged;
- and up to 7 days before the start of the Event a cancellation fee in the amount of 75% of the participation fee will be charged.
Participation can be transferred to another participant free of charge up to 3 days before the start of the Event. During the 3 days leading up to the start of the Event participation can no longer be transferred and the Event fee, regardless of actual participation, is payable in full.
NON-EXECUTED COUPLE REGISTRATIONS
Is a couple registration not executed (instead the workshop is participated in as a single follow or a single lead) the remaining workshop participant has to pay the regular workshop fee instead of the reduced couples fee.
CHANGES, CANCELLATIONS & DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY
ATS always endeavours to carry out Events in the form and scope advertised. Where unforeseen circumstances lead to the cancellation of individual items on the programme or the entire Event (for example, cancellation of trainers or band due to illness), ATS will endeavour to provide replacement and such circumstances do not affect the generally applicable cancellation policy.
However, if this is not possible ATS agrees to reimburse the appropriate amount of the fees paid by participants.
ATS accepts no liability for Event-related expenses such as train tickets, hotel rooms and the like. We recommend participants purchase cancellation insurance to cover these circumstances.
ATS assumes no liability for participants’ personal items and items of value. Participants must be aware that the risk of injury at dance Events can never be excluded. ATS assumes no liability whatsoever for any injuries. However, in order to minimise the risk of injury, the participants are obliged to exhibit considerate behaviour on the dance floor.
CODE OF CONDUCT – CHANGING PARTNERS
In all classes and workshops organised by ATS dancing partners are changed regularly. This ensures a higher success rate for the learning process of each and every participating individual. All That Swing see it as their responsibility to not only teach the dance, but also to pass on the general swing dance related culture. This includes – besides the changing of dance partners – also the possible circumstance, that dance roles (lead & follow) are not bound to the gender. All That Swing is not a dancing school, therefore our teaching methods also differ from those of a classic dancing school environment.
Participants who register for ATS classes or workshops agree, to change dance partners when their teachers ask them to. Should there be any problems or behaviour deemed inappropriate with another class participant an ATS-teacher or the designated teacher within the workshop must be informed immediately.
ATS will punish any form of racist, discriminating, sexually abusing, harassing, abusing or violent behaviours – in short any form of behaviour, which endangers the safety or our members, class participants or dance partners with the immediate expulsion from the association and furthermore will deny entry to our classes and events. All rights to refunds of already paid fees will be lost. We also reserve the right to legally prosecute any of the above-described actions. We reserve the right to refuse All That Swing services to any individual whose behaviour is not acceptable with our general code of conduct.
By registering for an ATS Event, participants grant permission to ATS for photographic and videographic documentation, and for the use of the resulting photos and videos for the purpose of advertising.
Video recordings of workshop summaries, performances and competitions may be used for private purposes only – publication on social media (e.g. on Facebook, Youtube, Vimeo, etc.) could result in criminal prosecution.
ATS grants participants the right to take pictures and videos of Events to ”capture the atmosphere“. Taking pictures or videos of individuals (or individual dancing couples) requires their explicit consent.
Should participants violate the Event rules above, ATS reserves the right to exclude the person concerned from the Event without delay and refuse to refund any fees paid.