Terms and Conditions for: REM Corporation Ltd – trading as “Spirit Lab” of 4th Floor, Rex House, 4-12 Regent Street, London, England SW1Y 4PE Using the Website implies that you accept these terms. We do occasionally update these terms, so please refer back to them in the future. We reserve the right to make amendments to the Bar courses content without notice.
1.1 These Terms and Conditions govern your relationship with Spirit Lab and apply to all quotations, offers, orders and contracts for sale of goods or services.1.2 In these Terms and Conditions, unless stated otherwiseStudent(s) – means the purchaser of the services from Spirit Lab;Spirit Lab – means the Company providing the services;Services – means the services provided to the Student(s) by Spirit Lab, either all or part of them.Contract – means the terms and conditions and written invoices defining the agreed relationship between student and Spirit Lab.1.3 The Terms and Conditions constitute the entire understanding of the parties and supersede all prior discussions, negotiations, agreements and understandings, whether oral or written. No change or modification of the Terms and Conditions (including change orders) is valid unless it is IN WRITING AND SIGNED BY ALL THE PARTIES who are bound by the Terms and Conditions. If any part of the Terms and Conditions is held invalid, unenforceable or void by a court of competent jurisdiction, the Terms and Conditions are considered divisible as to such part, and the remainder of the Terms and Conditions are valid and binding as though such part was not included in the Terms and Conditions. The Terms and Conditions are governed by the laws of England (without regard to the laws that might be applicable under principles of conflicts of law) as to all matters, including, but not limited to, matters of validity, construction, effect and performance. The Terms and Conditions may be executed in two or more parts, each of which shall be deemed an original but all of which together shall be one and the same instrument.1.4 Nothing in these Terms and Conditions affects the statutory rights of any consumer.
2. APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS
2.1 You must be 18 years or over to attend any course.2.2 Skill Level:2.2.1 no qualification is required.2.2.2 If you are unsure as to your skill requirements for a course, please phone us so we can help ascertain your level of experience before booking. We rely on students being able to self-assess their own skill level and are happy to assist with this but cannot be held liable if you book a course much higher or lower than your actual skill level.2.2.3 International Students: International students, if not from EU, we may require a valid and up to date Visitor or a Student Visa in order to enrol in the Foundation or Professional Course or the WSET Level 1 or 2 in Spirits. However, each case will be studied individually. If any of the information provided with for your Visa is false, we will withdraw the application and you will not be refunded any of the deposit/fees. International students are welcome onto our courses, but the Visa application procedure is the responsibility of the student.
3. HEALTH & SAFETY
All students must wear shoes with flat, non-slip soles and covered toes. We cannot allow you to enter the Bar without the correct footwear. You must wear suitable clothes (jeans, T-Shirts, trainer shoes are allowed) at all times when you are in the bar and they must be clean and ironed. We are not liable for any damage that occurs to clothing. Long hair must be tied back in the bar.
4. CERTIFICATED COURSES
All of our courses offer The Spirit Lab certificate upon successful completion of the course. In addition students can decide to undertake the WSET Award in spirit Level 1 at an extra cost and an unpaid external training in a professional venue in any of the school’s partners for up to 40H. Successful completion of the course is determined by the Bar Tutors/Management and it is based on a minimum rate of attendance, learning progress, attitude and overall performance. Certificates and the external live training are issued at the discretion of The Spirit Lab upon the above parameters. Please note, to maintain the value of our course certificates, students that have a partial attendance record will find that reflected on their course certificate.
5. PAYMENT PROCEDURE
5.1 Payment: The Foundation Course, The Professional Course, the WSET Award in spirit Level 1: All payments should be made in full at least four weeks before the course start date, unless stated otherwise. The price for the courses are to be intent for the in house development offering only. 5.2 A deposit is required: a non-refundable deposit of £350 must be paid at the time of booking to secure a place on the course. The full balance of the course must be paid four weeks before the course start date. Failure to do so may result in losing your place on the course and your deposit.5.3 Cheques should be made payable to: REM Corporation LTD and posted to our address: 4th Floor, Rex House, 4-12 Regent Street, London, England SW1Y 4PE.5.4 If you wish to pay by bank transfer you will see the relevant details on the contract5.5 We also accept MasterCard/Visa Credit Cards and Switch/Solo/Maestro Cards.
6. CANCELLATION PROCEDURE
6.1 Cancellations & Refunds Policy: The spirit Lab courses are secured with a non-refundable deposit, with the outstanding balance being due 28 days prior to the start of the course.6.2 Cancellations made more than 21 days from the start of your course: Should you wish to cancel your booking more than 21 days from the start of the course, you will be entitled to a full refund of course fees paid, less the £350 deposit which is non-refundable. Should you wish to transfer to a course date in the future rather than cancel your booking outright, we will transfer your course deposit to that future date. Time for a transfer is limited to a 1 months period and failure to attend a suitable date offered by The Spirit Lab will result in loosing course fees & deposit.6.3 Cancellations made less than 21 days from the start of your course: Should you wish to cancel your booking less than 21 days from the start of the course, we will relist your place for resale and try and find a replacement on your behalf. If we have available places on next dates or we can resell your place or you are able to provide a suitable replacement, we will refund your course fees, however you would not be entitled to a refund of the deposit. Time for a transfer to a next available date is limited to a 1 month period and failure to attend a suitable date offered by The Spirit Lab will result in loosing course fees & deposit.6.4 Cancellations made after the course has started: If you cancel after the course start date we will not refund the course fees or the deposit, as we are not able to resell the place.6.5 Cancellations by The Spirit Lab: In the unlikely event of cancellation of a course by ourselves, we undertake to offer a suitable transfer to an alternative date or course within a 3 months period, or a full refund (within 7 days) of the course fees, however you would not be entitled to a refund of the deposit.
7. PRICES AND AVAILABILITY
While we make every effort to ensure that information on the Websites are accurate, this cannot be guaranteed. Prices displayed in our on-line catalogue and availability may change without prior notice.
8. PERSONAL BELONGINGS
8.1 During the course and the training with our Bar partners, we urge students not leave your personal belongings unattended at any time.8.2 Do not bring or store any valuables on the premises, including watches, jewellery or large amounts of cash. The Spirit Lab and our partners are not liable or responsible for any lost, stolen or damaged personal property, whether from lockers, vehicles or any other location on the premises.8.3 If any of The Spirit Lab’s partners reports a student being found which any kind of belongings , money or objects that are not of their property , the student will be expelled from school after a full investigation.
9. COPYRIGHT & ACCEPTABLE USAGE
Full copyright of course content developed by The Spirit Lab is retained by the school. Course notes and reference materials are provided to support students in their studies and ongoing Bar development and are issued for personal use only.
10. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
10.1 Intellectual Property Rights* All copyright, trademarks and other intellectual property rights in all text, images and other materials on this website are the property of REM Corporation Ltd or are included with the permission of the relevant owner. You are permitted to browse this website, reproduce extracts by way of printing, downloading to a hard disk or for the purposes of distribution to other individuals. This is only to be done on the proviso that you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices and that the trademark notice below appears on such reproductions. No reproduction of any part of this website may be sold or distributed for commercial gain nor shall it be modified or incorporated in any other work, publication or website. ® Trademark of REM corporation Ltd. All rights reserved. The trademarks, logos, characters and service marks (collectively "Trademarks") displayed on this website belong to REM corporation Ltd.10.2 Nothing contained on this website should be construed as granting any license or right to use any Trademark displayed on this website. Your use/misuse of the Trademarks displayed on this website, or on any other content on this website, except as provided for in these Terms and Conditions, is strictly prohibited. You are also advised that Spirit Lab will vigorously enforce its intellectual property rights to the fullest extent of the law.
11. PAYMENT SECURITY
All of our online transactions are processed securely by our merchant service providers PayPal and/or _______________. Payments are processed off server using _______________. This is a PCI-DSS compliant, and ____________ certified service provider. Your credit card number will be encrypted when your order is placed using encryption software. Our merchant providers then inform us, via the encryption system, the outcome of that transaction. We host our Website with ______________.
12. EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY
We take all reasonable steps to ensure that the information on this Website is correct. However, we do not guarantee the correctness or completeness of material on this Website. Neither we nor any other party (whether or not involved in producing, maintaining or delivering this Website), shall be liability or responsible for any kind of loss or damage that may result to you or a third party as a result of your or their use of our website. This exclusion shall include servicing or repair costs and, without limitation, any other direct, indirect or consequential loss.
Spirit Lab makes no warranties, expressed or implied, except as specifically stated in these Terms and Conditions. Such warranties are in lieu of all other warranties, written or oral, statutory, express or implied, including without limitation, any warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Spirit Lab shall in no event be liable for any incidental, special, or consequential damages of any nature, even if Spirit Lab has been advised of the possibility of such damages. In no event shall Spirit Lab’s total liability to student for all damages, losses and causes of action (whether in contract, tort or otherwise) exceed the amount paid by student, if any, for the value of the goods and services provided hereunder.
14. MEDIATION AND ARBITRATION
Any disputes between the parties hereto, whether arising under the Contract or otherwise, which the parties cannot resolve between themselves using good faith shall be referred to a court certified mediator in England, and any mediation shall be held in England. The Buyer shall bear the cost of said mediation. In the event that said dispute is not resolved in mediation, the parties shall submit the dispute to a neutral arbitrator residing in England. The arbitration shall be held in England. If either party refuses to comply with a ruling or decision of the arbitrator and a lawsuit is brought to enforce said ruling or decision, it is agreed that the party not complying with the ruling or decision of the arbitrator shall pay all the court costs and reasonable legal fees incurred in enforcing the ruling or decision of the arbitrator. Any rights of injunctive relief shall be in addition to and not in derogation or limitation of any other legal rights.
15. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
15.1 Participation in the courses may be hazardous for the student.15.2 By purchasing any of The Spirit Lab courses, the student assumes risk of harm or injury, which may occur as a result of participating in the courses. Students release, waive, and discharge The Spirit Lab and its officers, employees, partners or agents from any liability, costs, claim damages and losses resulting in the individual’s participation.15.3 The Spirit Lab courses can include an unpaid training in a professional venue in any of the school’s partners for up to 40H at the student discretion and this can sometimes involve risks. The student releases, waive and discharge the establishment management, the trustees, officers, agents, partners and employees from any and all liability, claim, damages and losses arising out of or in connection with my training experience.15.4 If the student is a minor prior consent of a parent or guardian to participate in the event or activity. They will also consent for the business or organization to seek emergency treatment for the minor if necessary, and they agree to accept financial responsibility for the costs related to this emergency treatment.15.5 By purchasing any of The Spirit Lab courses you acknowledge that the school and any of its partners do not provide insurance cover to the student for any loss, injuries, illness, or death resulting from the students training.
16. DATA PROTECTION
You acknowledge and agree that details of your name, address, payment record and other personal data will be processed by and on behalf of The Spirit Lab.
17. PERMISSION TO PUBLISH PHOTOGRAPHS/VIDEO
By agreeing to these Conditions, you allow The Spirit Lab and its agents, employees, licensees, or staff assigns to take and publish the photographs taken of yourself in The Spirit Lab website, social networks, newspapers or publications, both printed and electronic. You also waive any right to inspect or approve the finished photographs or the printed or electronic material(s) created from the photographs prior to its/their publication.
18. GOVERNING LAW AND JURISDICTION
The Contract, and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with it or its subject matter, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the law of England and Wales. The parties irrevocably agree that the courts of England and Wales shall have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute or claim that arises out of, or in connection with, the Contract or its subject matter.
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20. LEGAL DISCLAIMER
The information contained on this web site is provided in good faith, and every reasonable effort is made to ensure that it is accurate and up to date. Accordingly, this information is provided “as is” without warranty of any kind. In no event shall The Spirit Lab be liable for any damage arising, directly or indirectly, from the use of the information contained on this web site including damages arising from inaccuracies, omissions or errors. Any person relying on any of the information contained on this web site or making any use of the information contained herein, shall do so at its own risk. The Spirit Lab hereby disclaims any liability and shall not be held liable for any damages including, without limitation, direct, indirect or consequential damages including loss of revenue, loss of profit, loss of opportunity or other loss. The information contained on this web site may be changed or updated at any time without notice.*All patents, rights to invention, utility models, copyright and related rights, trademarks, service marks, trade, business and domain names, rights in trade dress on get-up, rights in goodwill or to sue for passing off, unfair competition rights in designs, rights in computer software, database right, topography rights, moral rights, rights in confidential information (including know-how and trade secrets) and any other intellectual property rights, in each case weather registered or unregistered and including all applications for a renewals or extension of such rights or forms of protection in any part of the world.