Terms and conditions for art breaks
Places on Courses are allocated on a first to pay first
served basis and we cannot guarantee your place on a Course prior to receipt of
full payment. In the event that the Course of your choice is fully booked you
will be offered the next available date.
You must comply with
all rules and regulations issued by us and please pay particular attention to
any requirements as to dress or the wearing of protective equipment.
We will endeavour to supply the teacher advertised for any
Course but reserve the right to change the teacher, timing or content of any
course due to the unavailability of any teacher for any Course at any time.
Please pay particular attention to the details of each
Course prior to booking. If you have a disability/additional support needs
please contact us before booking as aspects of some Courses may be unsuitable
due to the nature of the location. Please ensure that you provide us with full
details of any specific requirements that you may have and again we will
endeavour to accommodate you.
We do not accept
enrolments from anyone under 18 years of age unless accompanied by an adult.
Fees, refunds and cancellation by you
All amounts payable must be received before the commencement
of the Course. Your place on the Course is not confirmed and we have no
obligation to you until full payment is received.
We do not charge VAT on any of our Courses.
The Course fees include the cost of some basic materials
which will be provided but please see the specific course description (or please
ask us) for details of any additional materials that you will need to bring.
Certain courses may incur supplementary charges for materials which can be
purchased from the School.
Fees can be paid by PayPal online. Payments in advance by
post or in person are accepted. Please make all cheques payable to ‘Ernie
Butler’. Cheques must be received at least 4 weeks before the commencement of
Fees can be paid in
advance by cash if payment is made in person. We do not accept payment on the
Cancellation by you
In relation to cancellation of any course by you for any
If cancellation by you occurs within 14 days after making
your booking you are entitled to a full refund.- If cancellation by you occurs
more than 14 days after making your booking and more than 28 days prior to the
start of the course– we are willing to offer a transfer to a course on a
different date of the same value (or put your fee towards a course of greater
value if you pay the additional sum required). You will not be entitled to a
refund. If cancellation by you occurs
less than 28 days prior to the start of the course you will not be entitled to
a refund nor will we offer a transfer of your booking or a credit note.
Friends and family may attend in your place for any Course
providing we have been given 24hrs notice before the Course commences. You will
need to provide us with the names and contact details of anyone attending in
In the event of an illness (or family illness) preventing
your attendance, we may, in our sole and absolute discretion, vary our
cancellation policy and we may ask for documentary evidence in order to make
Courses bought as gifts are subject to the same cancellation
Any Courses purchased at a discount are subject to the same
Terms and will be refunded to a maximum of the price paid.
You do not have a statutory right to cancel the Course
because the Course is a leisure activity to be attended between specific dates
and accordingly falls within the exclusion provided by regulation 28 of the
Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges)
regulations SI 2013/3134.
Cancellation by us
Subject to and without prejudice to our rights in clause 2.4
we reserve the right to cancel any Course at any time subject to the student
receiving by choice either a full refund, transfer to a course of the same
value or a gift voucher to the same value. Please note that we will not refund
the cost of any accommodation or travel that you may have booked.
All our Courses have
a minimum attendance level and may be cancelled if too few bookings are
We reserve the right to cancel your attendance on a Course
at our sole and absolute discretion and provide you with a refund.
If we in our sole and absolute discretion consider that you
have behaved in an unacceptable manner then we reserve the right to require you
to leave the course/event immediately. All students are expected to conduct
themselves in a reasonable manner and in accordance with our rules and
regulations and to recognise that other students also require support and
Accommodation/Transport to and from Courses
You are responsible for arranging your own accommodation and
transport where applicable. Although we do list local providers of
accommodation on our Website to try to assist you in finding accommodation, you
are responsible for contracting directly with the accommodation provider and
when doing so (and when booking transport) you should make arrangements for
cancellation whether that is as the result of a cancellation of a Course by us
or by you and you should consider appropriate insurance.
You place an order on the Site by going through the “contact”
option or alternatively you may call us and order by telephone or email and the
provisions for online purchase will apply in the same way.
When your order is placed with us, we will email you to
acknowledge that we have received your order. This order acknowledgement does
not, however, mean that your order has been accepted or your place assured by
us. We will send you an email to say
that we are able to accept your order or not and whether you have been successful
in gaining a place or not
This is typically for the following reasons:
(a) The goods are not available as places are full or the
course has had to be postponed/cancelled
(b) We cannot obtain authorisation of your payment
(c) There has been an error by us on the pricing or
description of the goods and in the event that the price has been entered
incorrectly by mistake we will contact you as soon as possible to inform you of
the correct price
We will only accept your order when we send you an email
that confirms this (Confirmation email). At this point, a legally binding
contract will be in place between you and us and at this point we will despatch
the goods to you.
When placing an order on the Site, you should take care to
ensure that all of the information that you provide to us is correct although
we appreciate that from time to time errors might be made. Therefore, please
ensure that you take enough time to read and check your order before submitting
it to us. If you need to correct any errors you can do so before submitting it
If you are under the age of 18 you may not purchase any
goods from the Site.
The following provisions set out our entire financial
liability (including any liability for the acts or omissions of its employees,
agents and sub-contractors) to you in respect of: (i) any breach of this
Agreement; and (ii) any representation, statement or tortuous act or omission
including negligence arising under or in connection with the Agreement.
Save for provisions implied under Sale of Goods Act 1979,
the Consumer Protection Act 1987(or any other law) which it is not permitted to
exclude, all other warranties, conditions and other terms implied by statute or
common law are to the fullest extent permitted by law, excluded from this
Nothing in this agreement excludes or limits our liability
for personal injury or death caused by our negligence or fraudulent
We will only be legally responsible to you for any loss or
damage which is a reasonably foreseeable consequence of a breach of these
Terms. Losses are foreseeable where they could be contemplated by you and us at
the time these Terms are entered into. We are not legally responsible for
indirect losses which happen as a side effect of the main loss or damage and
which are not foreseeable by you and us (such as loss of profits or loss of
You are advised not to bring any items of special value onto
our premises or on field trips. We will not accept responsibility for the loss
of any personal possessions.
We will not be liable for any loss suffered by you resulting
from any course or event which is beyond our reasonable control including but
not limited to acts of God, wars, riots, civil commotions, malicious damage,
compliance with any law or governmental order, rules, regulations or directions,
accidents, breakdowns of plant or machinery, fires, floods, extreme weather ,
pandemics, epidemics or other outbreaks of disease or infection, or failure in
the supply of electricity, heating, lighting or telecommunications equipment.
Transport and accommodation arrangements made by you with
the respective providers of transport and accommodation are outside the terms
of this Agreement and we exclude all liability in relation to your transport
and accommodation arrangements including any costs that you might incur in the
event of cancellation of a Course by you or by us.
Data Protection/Intellectual Property
We will only use the personal information you give us: to
help us provide Courses or goods and to inform you about similar Courses or
Goods unless you tell us that you do not want to receive this information. We may sub-contract the provision certain
service of Courses to external teachers and by accepting these Terms you
consent to this use and storage of your data. We will not pass your data to any
other third parties.
All rights title and interest in any copyright that is
created in any works by you whilst on a Course will vest in you upon creation
but you hereby grant a licence of such copyright and the right to use such
works and further your name and image in any photograph taken by us or on our
behalf or supplied by you to us for advertising purposes including without
limitation on our website and in our brochures.
The contents of our Website are protected by international
copyright laws and other intellectual property rights. We are the owner or the
duly authorised licensee of such copyright and all intellectual property rights
in the mark “Ernie Butler”. You may not
modify, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit, distribute by any
means or in any manner any material or information on or downloaded from our
Website without our permission.
We reserve the right to make changes to or suspend any
aspect of our Website or Courses from time to time. You undertake and warrant that all the
information that you supply in relation to the booking of any Course is correct
and that the credit or debit card (or other means of payment) is your own. We
reserve the right to obtain validation of your credit or debit cards. Any
breach of this clause entitles us to cancel your booking on such Course without
any refund at any time.
We make no representations whatsoever about any other
websites which you may access through our Website or which may link to our
Website. When you access any other website you understand that it is
independent from us and that we have no control over the content or
availability of that website. In addition, a link to any other website does not
mean that we endorse or accept any responsibility for the content, or the use
of such a website and we shall not be liable for any loss or damage caused or
alleged to be caused by such link/website.
These Terms shall also apply to any person that is the
recipient of a gift voucher or a person that attends a Course in substitution
for the person that made the booking pursuant to the Contracts (Rights of Third
Parties) Acts 1999 and references to “you” are deemed to include references to
All notices should be sent to the contact details provided
to you when you make a Course booking. All notices should be sent to us at Ernie
Butler 36 Gallery Walk, Pinchbeck, Lincolnshire, PE11 3XG or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Notices will be deemed received when an e-mail is received
in full and confirmed (or else on the next business day if it is received on a
weekend or a public holiday in the place of receipt) or if by post 3 days after
the date of posting.
You agree to indemnify us in relation to any complaint or
action taken against us by any third party as the result of your behaviour or
actions whilst attending at a course or for any statements made or images
posted on any site on the internet at any time. You further give your consent
to the removal by us at any time and in our discretion of any content posted by
you on our Website or any website or part of a website that is controlled by us
and undertake to remove any posts made by you or material posted by you from
any website immediately upon request by us without having to give a reason for
No failure or delay by us in enforcing any of our rights
under the Contract shall be deemed to be a waiver of such right.
E-vouchers cannot be exchanged for cash and are
E-vouchers will be valid for 12 months from the date of
Any remaining balance will be cancelled on expiry of the
Model Form of Cancellation
To “Ernie Butler, 36 gallery Walk, Pinchbeck, Lincolnshire,
PE11 3XG” Tel Number: 01775 7422332 email: email@example.com
I/We hereby give notice that I/We cancel my/our contract of
sale of the following goods:
Ordered on [
] / received on [ ],
Signature of consumer(s) [only if this form is notified on