TERMS AND CONDITIONS
- Health Declaration
Members are assumed to be medically fit to undertake the activities of the choir. Anything which a Member is unsure of should be discussed with the Musical Director before seeking membership.
- Sessions and Membership
2.1 The Great Day Choir will operate 36 weeks per year. The choir will operate on the time, dates and location specified on publicity.
2.2 The Great Day Choir operates on subscription payment system paid monthly via BACS. Membership fees are reviewed annually.
2.3 The Member will be charged for any sessions they do not attend during the term. If a scheduled session has to be cancelled due to bad weather or Musical Director illness, the session will be scheduled for a later date or a refund will be given.
2.4 The Member is entitled to attend any sessions paid for.
2.5 If The Great Day Choir stops the sessions, then the Member will receive a full refund for the sessions not yet given.
2.6 You have the right to cancel the Agreement within 14 days from the Start of the Agreement without giving any reason but you must notify us in writing if you wish to do so within the 14 day period emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. The Start of the Agreement begins when your first payment has been received. The cancellation period will expire after 14 days from the day you accept the terms. To meet the cancellation deadline, it is sufficient if you send your communication concerning your exercise of the right to cancel before the cancellation period has expired.
2.7 In case of dispute you must show that you cancelled the Agreement in accordance with the cancellation terms.
2.8 If you cancel your Membership within the 14 day period we will refund you fully, no later than 14 days after the day on which we are informed about your decision to cancel.
2.9 After the 14 cancellation period, you may terminate your Membership subscription at any time by emailing email@example.com.
2.10 Lyric and photocopiable music sheets will be provided via the members area on the website and via email. Members are asked to print off/ download their own sheets to use at the sessions.
2.11 On becoming a Member of The Great Day Choir, you will be eligible to join the closed Members Facebook Group for The Great Day Choir network. You will also be added to the email mailing list to receive information about choir activities, social and other events.
2.12 On joining The Great Day Choir you will be eligible to participate in performances should the opportunity arise. The main aim of this group is to sing for pleasure, with the focus being on the weekly sessions. However, sometimes choirs are invited to sing at community events. Invitation to participate in events will be through the Members Facebook Page. Although this is purely optional, performing with the choir gives a good aim point for learning music and also creates a sense of camaraderie amongst the Members. Your choir and the Musical Director will support you if you have never performed before or feel nervous.
2.13 If the choir is rehearsing for a performance, then Members should aim to attend the sessions leading up to the event, in order to be performance ready, as well as practising in between sessions using the provided audio reheasral tracks.
2.14 To assist with planning, Apologies should be given in advance to the Musical Director if Members are unable to attend sessions.
2.15 Members of The Great Day Choir are eligible to access audio teaching tracks via our online Members Area on The Great Day Choir website.
2.17 We do not offer free taser sessions.
2.18 Choir members may attend the other Great Day Choir sessions at Bath (10:00-11:30am), Mangotsfield (Mon afternoon 1:00-2:30pm), Knowle (Tuesday morning 10:00-11:30am) and Bella Mamas, Mangotsfield (Tuesday afternoon 1:00-2:30pm. These sessions last 1.5hrs. YOu may bring your own refrehsment for the break. Bella Mamas is set up to cater for young children. The other sessions are not regularly set up to cater for young children, however we aim to be welcoming of younger families on an ad hoc basis. You will need to bring your own enterntainment for your child to these sessions.
- Code of Conduct
3.1 The Great Day Choir aims to be a positive and safe environment for all its Members. In order to do this, we must ensure acceptable standards of behaviours from all its Members.
- 3.2.Members are asked, where possible, to be punctual to the session. This allows them to participate in the vocal warm up which is essential for good vocal health before singing.
- 3.3.All Members should be co-operative and respectful towards each other and Staff. Any form of negative behaviour, whether written or verbal towards others including The Great Day Choir Members and Staff or to the rehearsal/ performance environment Staff or audience will lead to cancellation of Membership without refund.
- 3.4.Sessions at The Great Day Bellas Mamas Choir are designed to be baby and child friendly. They are open to ladies of all ages, whether they bring a child or not. All participants are expected to be welcoming and supportive of the needs of ladies who bring children to the setting.
3.4 We uphold an equal opportunities environment.
3.5 Social Media groups linked to The Great Day Choir must comply with the Malicious Communications Act 1988 and The Communications Act 2003.
3.6 Members should understand clearly that The Great Day Choir cannot be held financially responsible for damage caused by misconduct.
- Health and Safety
4.1 The Great Day Choir is not responsible for damage to person or personal belongs whilst attending sessions and performances or before and after sessions and performances.
4.2 The Great Day Choir Members are responsible for their own property and well-being whilst attending all sessions and performances.
4.3 The Great Day Choir Members are responsilbe for acting in accordance with the COVID Policy and procedures for their venue.
- Our Rights
5.1 We may terminate this Agreement and your The Great Day Choir Membership with immediate effect if you do not pay any applicable fees when it falls due, by giving written notice.
5.2 We may terminate this Agreement and cancel your The Great Day Choir Membership with immediate effect if you breach any of the Code of Conduct outlined in this Agreement, with written notice. In this event you will no longer be able to access your downloads and you will not receive a refund.
5.3 With your consent we may communicate The Great Day Choir related information to you by email, SMS or Facebook.
5.4 The Great Day Choir, Choir Staff and the Owner are not liable for any loss, damage or theft of your property that you bring into any of our third party venues.
5.5 We will notify you of any changes to these terms and conditions.
- Your Obligations
6.1 You agree to pay fees on prior to your first session and every month thereafter.
6.2 You confirm that you are at least 18 years old.
6.3 You must use The Great Day Choir download and music in the proper manner and must consult The Great Day Choir if you are unsure.
6.4 Downloads which can be accessed as a Member of The Great Day Choir, are for use in this choir only and must not be shared with any third parties without first seeking permission from The Great Day Choir.
6.5 You consent to incidental inclusion in marketing photographs that we make take from time to time.
6.6 You agree to inform us immediately of any changes to your personal details including contact information by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
- Communication between the Parties
For the purposes of this Agreement written notice must be given on paper or by email.
- Other Clauses
8.1 Children under the age of 18 years brought any session of The Great Day Choir are solely the responsibility of the Parent/ Carer.
8.2 By joining, it is agreed that any photographic, motion picture, electronic (video) images and sound and video recordings may be taken of all the Members and used for advertising and marketing purposes in relation to The Great Day Choir. This does not include children, unless with your consent.
8.3 You may opt out of email and SMS communications that we send but if you do, we cannot be held responsible for any loss incurred by you not receiving The Great Day Choir related communications.
- Data Protection Act
Personal and private information held by The Great Day Choir for the purpose of communication such as email addresses and telephone numbers will not be passed to external bodies, organisations, third parties or other Members.
- Payment methods:
10.1All payments are made via monthly subscription set up as a standing order by the Member prior to the first session they attend.
10.2 Payments are made online by debit or credit card via BACS: Sort Code 11-04-30 Account number: 11657262 Name: Mrs B Morgan.Cheques and cash are not accepted.
If any of the terms of this Agreement are invalid, unenforceable or illegal the remaining terms can still be enforced.
This Agreement is governed by the law of England and Wales.
You should print a copy of this agreement for your future reference.
The Great Day Choir reserves the right to amend these terms and conditions at any time without notice.