Terms and Conditions of Membership
The company shall through its duly authorised representative manage and operate the Club and deal with all matter in relation to it. Registered in England no. Registered Office Vat No. 567439305
Acceptance of Membership
The decision to accept the application of a potential member shall be at the sole discretion of the Company. The Company reserves the right to verify, or require proof of all information given in order to obtain membership and any fraudulent or wrongful information given in order to obtain such membership could result in the cancellation of all membership rights and lead to the repayment of all monies due to the Company. If the membership application is accepted by the Company, membership of the Club by the applicant shall commence upon the receipt of the joining fee and upon the date of this agreement. Upon acceptance of the member by the club, a membership card shall be issued by the Company. The membership card remains the property of the Company and entitles the holder to all the rights and privileges exercisable by the category of membership of the holder.
The acceptance by the company of an application for membership of the club shall constitute a legally binding agreement between the member and the Company. The member hereby agrees also to be bound by the rules, by laws and regulations of the Club which are in force at all times.
Membership Cards are issued to all current members and must be swiped at reception to gain entry every time a visit is made to the Club. Membership cards may only be used by the registered member and any fraudulent use of the membership card by the member will result in cancellation of that membership with no refund being made by the company. Lost or damaged membership cards will be subject to a replacement charge.
Membership fees shall not be refunded by the Company where the member chooses not to attend the Club.
The personal information given on your membership form will be used for internal record keeping, product development, to make you aware of other Clifton College Services we feel might interest you and to notify you of any changes to our services. Personal information will not be passed to any third.
Limitations of Liability
The Member acknowledges that the Company’s obligations and liabilities in respect of the Club are exhaustively defined in this agreement
The member is responsible for the consequences of any use of any facilities of the club. The Company will not be liable for any indirect or consequential loss, damage, costs, expenses, theft or damage to property, whether arising under contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise.
The safekeeping of all personal items is the sole responsibility of the owner/keeper.
The Company accepts liability to the extent that it results from the negligence of the Company and its employees for death or personal damage without limit.
Physical Health of Member
The member warrants and also represents that they are in good health and are not knowingly incapable of engaging in either active or passive exercise. The member further warrants that such exercise would not be detrimental to their health, safety, comfort well being or physical conditions.
The company may assign the benefit of these terms and conditions of membership to a third party on similar terms and conditions without notice being served upon the member to that effect.
The categories of membership are individual, joint, family, senior citizen, student, child, corporate and staff. All categories of membership shall be subject to the Terms and Conditions of Membership and to the rules, bylaws and regulations of the Club which are in force at all times.
Other types of membership shall be stipulated by the Company from time to time.
Initial Joining Fee and Annual Charges
All members shall pay an initial joining fee for the sum specified which shall become payable immediately upon the signing of this agreement.
The member is liable to pay all annual membership fees irrespective of actual usage of the Club facilities.
The company reserves the right to increase annual or monthly membership or fees.
Expulsion of Members or Termination of Membership by the Company
Without notice and with immediate effect if the members conduct, whether or not such conduct is the subject of a complaint by another member or group of members, is such that in the reasonable opinion of the company, it may be injurious to the character, name or interests of the club or it is such that it renders the member unfit to associate with other members of the Club.
Forthwith and without notice if the member shall have committed any breach of these Terms and Conditions or of the rules, bylaws and regulations of the Club as in force from time to time.
By notice in writing if any part of the annual membership fee which is due and payable remains unpaid thirty days after the due date for the payment.
Upon not less than thirty days notice in writing if the Company is of the opinion that the member is not a suitable individual for continuous membership of the Club.
Lapses in membership may incur a new re-joining fee.
A member, whose membership is terminated by the Company, shall forfeit all the privileges of membership with immediate effect without any entitlement to any claim for any refund of their membership fee. On termination of their membership, the member shall return forthwith their membership card.
Members understand that all membership fees are non-refundable and acknowledge membership is for a minimum period of 3 months from date of joining, thereafter it is continuous and expires only on cancellation. Members must give a full 30 days’ notice of cancellation of membership payments. This must be in writing or via email.
Members joining on an annual do so for a period of 12 months, members understand that ALL membership fees are non-refundable upon joining, no notice of cancellation is required upon request for the renewal of annual membership.
Certain categories of membership do not include all of the Club’s services and facilities. Services and facilities not so included may be provided at an additional charge at the Company’s discretion.
The company reserves the right to make reasonable alterations to the type of facilities provided without notice and the company shall not be liable for any inconvenience caused by building works and for the provision of essential maintenance services.
Hours of Opening
The Club’s normal hours of operation and the hours in which any facilities within the Club are available to members are available from the company upon request. Such hours may be lengthened or shortened at the absolute discretion with or without any prior notice being given. The Company shall endeavour to give members reasonable notice of changes to such hours.
On occasions when necessary maintenance is required, the Club may be closed, for which the members shall be given at least fourteen days prior notice of any such closure. Any refund given as a result of closure will only be given by the Operations Director.
Governing Law and Jurisdiction of the Courts
This agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English Law and the parties hereby agree to submit any disputes to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.