Terms and Conditions

Brighton Goes Gospel’s ‘Terms and Conditions’

  1. Definitions:
    1. “BGG” means Brighton Goes Gospel.
    2. “BGG Committee” means the members of Brighton Goes Gospel Committee.
    3. “Workshops” means the rehearsal time at Cottesmore school.
  2. Terms and Conditions of Registering on the Website:
    1. Membership is the MINIMUM period of the Term. The Term length is set by the BGG Committee.
    2. You take full responsibility to keeping your login details for the website to yourself, these details include username, password and email address and any other information to login to the website. You do not disclose your login details to any third party, family, friends or relatives.
    3. If you have a question about your login details or any other problems, then you speak to a member of the BGG Committee.
    4. If the BGG Committee notice, are told or by any lawful means, find out that your account has been accessed by other than yourself, then the BGG Committee have the right to remove your access.
    5. Once the Term has finished your access to the materials and possibly the website will be removed.
  3. Membership:
    1. Workshops must be paid for in full and in advance.
    2. Choir Members must contact the Committee in advance to discuss any payment queries or concerns.
    3. Any payment plans are at the discretion of the Committee.
    4. The Committee reserves the right to terminate the membership of a Choir Member if payment is not made by an agreed date.
    5. Refunds are not possible.
    6. Memberships are non-transferable.
  4. Gift Aid Declaration on registering on the website:
    1. I confirm I have paid or will pay an amount of Income Tax and/or Capital Gains Tax for each tax year (6 April one year to 5 April the next) that is at least equal to the amount of tax that all the charities to whom I donate to will reclaim on my gifts for that tax year. I understand that other taxes such as VAT and Council Tax do not qualify. I understand that the charity will reclaim 25p of tax on every £1 that I have given. I understand that I am responsible to pay any difference if I pay less tax than is being claimed on all donations.
    2. BGG have no control over the Terms and Conditions of Gift Aid Declaration.
  5. Health and Safety:
    1. Choir Members should advise a member of the Committee of any pre-existing medical conditions and the necessary use of regular preventative medication (for example epilepsy, diabetes and mental health conditions). Any Choir Member on medication is expected to take full responsibility for their own welfare and have a duty of care to themselves and any possible effect on others.
    2. Choir Members will be notified of any known health and safety issues at a workshop or performance venue.
    3. Choir Members have a responsibility to report any health and safety hazards or issues to a Committee member and not deal with it personally.
    4. The Committee will complete all necessary risk assessments in both workshop and performance venues to ensure the reduction of risk and take appropriate measures to promote the safety of all.
    5. The Committee is responsible for providing and renewing Public Liability Insurance annually.
  6. Code of Conduct:
    1. You agree to the Code of Conduct
    2. You agree to the Performance Choir Commitment Statement (if you are a member).
  7. General:
    1. If any dispute arises out of this agreement the financial value of which exceeds the County Court Small Claims upper limit the parties will initially consider the appropriateness of resolving such dispute by mediation in accordance with the Centre for Dispute Resolution (CEDR) model mediation procedure in such form as is recommended by CEDR. Any dispute arising under or in connection with these Conditions not so resolved by mediation shall be referred to arbitration by a single arbitrator appointed by agreement or (in default) nominated on the application of either party by the President for the time being of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators in accordance with the Arbitration Act 1975.
    2. Any reference in these conditions to any provision of a statute shall be construed as a reference to that provision as amended, re-enacted or extended at the relevant time.
    3. The Contract shall be governed by the Laws of England.

Updated July 2019