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Emma Kate Dance Academy, terms and conditions/policies

The Emma Kate Dance Academy  Terms and Conditions aim to present a fair sustainable structure to all. We aim to provide the highest quality classes for all our customers.

We are committed to the safety of all persons who attend our lessons and to deliver the highest standard of service.

Participating in a Emma Kate Dance Academy class is entirely at your own risk without any proven negligence, breach of duty of care or lack of due diligence by Emma Kate Dance Academy.  The Emma Kate Dance Academy, will not assume responsibility for any bodily or personal injury consisting of, or arising out of any participation in any physical training or athletic activity. 

Registration and Data Protection 
The information we require upon registration contains personal data. The Emma Kate Dance Academy will record, process and keep your personal information secure in accordance with General Data Protection. Personal Data will be erased on leaving The Emma Kate Dance Academy.  

Term Fees

Terms coincide with the local school terms and fees are paid in termly, in advance. 

Invoices will be provided two weeks prior to the beginning of term. Term fees must be paid prior to the first class.  
Payment is via bank transfer only, unless by prior agreement with Miss Emma. 

Physical Contact
It is sometimes necessary for the teachers to use physical contact when helping to improve pupils’ posture or assist in movements. This includes physical contact between students i.e. holding hands etc. 

First Aid
A trained first aider will always be present during class. By agreeing to these terms and conditions you authorise The Emma Kate Dance Academy  to seek medical services in case of serious injury or illness if you cannot be contacted.

Students are required to be in clothing that is breathable and does not restrict movement: leggings/jogging bottoms, t-shirts. Suitable footwear must be worn i.e trainers or plimsolls. Long hair must be tied back. No jewellery to be worn at any time. 
Emma Kate Dance Academy personalised  t-shirts  and hoodies are available to purchase for class. 

Video Footage and Photographs
Photographs and videos for our website, press, promotional development, class development and our social media pages, alongside professional recordings of shows may be taken from time to time in class or shows by a third party or by your child's teacher and may be shared amongst our team as a teaching resource. By agreeing to these terms and conditions you understand you are consenting for your child to be part of this and allowing these images to be possibly posted online

Refunds, Holidays and Sickness Policy 
Unfortunately we cannot offer refunds to cover your booked holidays, illness or any other reason why you may miss a class or workshop, due to the need to ensure continuity of service. 

Should any student wish to discontinue any class or leave the academy, refunds for any unused classes will not be given.

Class Renewal 
Unless contacted in person or via phone or email, we will automatically assume your child continuation at The Emma Kate Dance Academy. 

Cancellation of Classes Policy 
The Emma Kate Dance Academy will endeavour to run classes during bad weather e.g. snowy conditions. However, should we need to cancel due to safety concerns, parents will be notified/contacted. Please check our Facebook page and make sure your phone number is kept up to date on our register. 

If we have to cancel a class, due to bad weather, teacher illness or any other unforeseen circumstances either an alternative class will be offered or a credit towards the next term's fees will be offered.  I am afraid we cannot offer cash refunds. 
In the event of classes being cancelled due to a Covid-19 outbreak, or similar, classes will be moved online and refunds will not be offered. 

Student Illness (Also see Covid-19 Policy)
Parents are asked to keep their children at home if they have a serious infection and to inform The Emma Kate Dance Academy as to the nature of the infection so that other parents can be alerted.
Please keep your child at home if he/she has any of the following: 

  • Has a fever or has had one in the previous 24 hours

  • Has had an upset stomach or diarrhoea in the previous 48 hours

  • Has heavy nasal discharge

  • Has discharging eyes

  • Has symptoms of a possible communicable diseases

  • Measles

  • Chicken pox

  • German measles

  • Whooping cough

  • Impetigo

  • Scarlett fever

  • Hand, foot and mouth disease

  • Norovirus

Unfortunately a refund for the classes missed due to illness will not be refunded.

Commitment to Equal Opportunities 
The Emma Kate Dance Academy has a commitment to ensure that classes are of value and worth to everyone regardless of race, culture, language, gender, age, experience, religion, background, ability or disability. 

Protection of Property 
The Emma Kate Dance Academy is not responsible for any loss or damage to personal items brought or left at class or event or left on the premises.

Changes and Updates

T&Cs will be looked over and updated as and when necessary. Parents and guardians will be informed and have 14 days to opt out of accepting changes made. We will otherwise assume you agree to any changes made. 

By enrolling my son/daughter into The Emma Kate Dance Academy, I confirm that I accept the above terms and conditions/policies.|

Should you have any questions or concerns with any of the above information, please do feel free to contact Miss Emma. 

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