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TERMS & CONDITIONS

 

COURSES

 

1  FEES

 

1.1 Full payment of the course fees must be received one month prior to the commencement of courses.  Your place on the course cannot be guaranteed until full payment is received. 

 

1.2 All fees stated are inclusive of VAT at the prevailing rate.

 

2  MINIMUM AGE REQUIREMENT 

 

You must be at least eighteen years old at the time of booking.

 

3  METHODS OF PAYMENT

 

3.1 Fees can be paid online or by bank transfer (please contact us for account details)

 

4  NON-UK RESIDENTS

 

4.1 Please include contact details for your Netherland stay when making your booking in case we need to contact you prior to course commencement. personal details are also needed to be able to make a reservation at our partner hotel 

 

4.2 Please ensure that your booking is confirmed and that the course is running before you make any travel arrangements. We can not offer refunds for travel or accommodation costs.

 

5  VISAS 

 

5.1 If you do not hold a UK / EU / EEA passport, you may require a visa that allows you entry to the Netherlands in order to take one of our courses. For more information, please see the Dutch Home Office website at https://www.government.nl. It is your responsibility to determine how far in advance you need to apply for a visa if it is required, and to allow sufficient time to obtain a visa. 

 

5.2 If you are refused entry to the Netherlands, you will not be eligible for a refund of course fees. 

 

5.3 If your visa is delayed, you will also not be eligible for a refund of course fees.  At our discretion, however, we will consider transferring you to another course at a later date. 

 

5.4 We require a copy of your passport and visa at least one week in advance of course commencement. We will not allow you to join the course if you do not have the required documentation that allows you entry to the Netherlands. An electronic copy is sufficient to confirm your place on the course.  Please email info@bloomtube.com

with the required documentation.

 

6  CANCELLATIONS AND REFUNDS

 

6.1 Cancellations by you 


6.1.1 You may cancel your place on a course up to one month before the course start date. Under these circumstances, you will be entitled to a full refund of course fees, less the required deposit fee for the course purchased.

 

6.1.2 If you wish to cancel within one month of the course start date you will not be entitled to a refund. However, at our discretion and subject to availability, you may be able to use the course fee as a credit towards a future course.

 

6.1.3 If you have booked a course within one month of its start date, condition 6.1.2 will apply. 

 

6.1.4 Cancellation requests must be made in writing to info@bloomtube.com

Please see our Cancellations & Refunds policy for further details regarding Bloomtube Academy refunds.

Please note that refunds can take up to three weeks to process.

 

6.2 Cancellations by us 


6.2.1Please note that courses have minimum attendance levels and may be cancelled if too few bookings are received.  We reserve the right to amend or cancel courses. 

 

6.2.2 If we cancel a course we shall endeavour to give you at least one month's notice.  You will have the option of transferring to another course or having a full refund of the fees, which we will return to you within three weeks. 

 

6.2.3 We will not be liable for any losses (including, but not limited to, travel and accommodation costs) arising as a consequence of any modification or cancellation of courses or timetabling constraints as set out above, beyond the cost of the course fee.

 

7  COURSE TRANSFERS

 

7.1 You may transfer on to another course up to one month before a course start date subject to availability. 

 

7.2 You may not transfer on to another course within one month of a course start date. 

 

7.3 If you have booked a course within one month of its start date condition 7.2 will apply. 

 

7.4 Students may transfer courses once only. 

 

7.5 Students may not transfer to another course once it has started. 

 

7.6 Transfer requests must be made in writing to info@bloomtube.com

 

8  NON-ATTENDANCE

 

8.1 If you are unable to attend a class or classes due to illness, or for personal or professional reasons, you will not be entitled to a refund, extra tuition or to automatically transfer to another course. However, we will consider such action that we believe to be fair and reasonable. 

 

8.2 Please note that if alternative options are offered, there may be an additional charge.

 

9  CERTIFICATES

 

9.1 To achieve a certificate of attendance you must attend at least 80% of the course. 

 

9.2 You will be presented with a certificate at the end of the course and the name given on the booking form will be the one that appears on the certificate. 

 

9.3 If you miss the last session of the course, your certificate can be posted to you within the Netherlands at no additional charge. 

 

9.4 There will be an additional postage charge for certificates sent outside of the UK.

 

9.5 You may also collect your certificate from the Bloomtube Academy by prior arrangement. 

 

9.6 Replacement certificates can be produced up to one year after completion of your course but will be subject to an administrative fee of € 50,00

 

10  MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT 

 

All materials and flowers are included in the course fees.

 

11  PHOTOGRAPHY AND VIDEO 

 

11.1 You may take as many photographs of your own work as you wish during the course.  

 

11.2 Please ask permission of other students before taking photographs of their work. When you have the intention to publish pictures taken during the course at social media, always mention Bloomtube in your social media publications.

 

11.3 You are not permitted to take videos at the Bloomtube Academy

 

12  STUDENT CONDUCT 

 

Students are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner and to recognise that other students also require support and assistance. If a student becomes persistently disruptive, we reserve the right to issue an oral or written warning and, if this does not resolve the situation, we may, at our discretion, ask the student to leave the course.

 

13  HEALTH AND SAFETY 

 

13.1 Students are expected to follow Health and Safety guidelines that are given at the start of each course. 

 

13.2 Students are asked to wear appropriate clothing and footwear during the course.

 

13.3 Students who fail to comply with Health and Safety rules will be unable to participate in the course.

 

14  FORCE MAJEURE 

 

We shall not be liable for any failure or delay in the performance, in whole or part, of any of our obligations arising from or attributable to acts, events, omissions or accidents beyond our reasonable control including, but not limited to, strikes, lock-outs or other industrial disputes (whether involving our workforce or the workforce of any other party), act of God, war, riot, civil commotion, terrorism, malicious damage, compliance with any law or governmental order, rule, regulation or direction, accident, breakdown of plant or machinery or heating, lighting, air conditioning or telecommunications equipment, fire, flood, storm, pandemics, epidemics or other outbreaks of disease or infection, or failure in the external supply of electricity, water or telecommunications (including internet) connections.

 

15  APPLICABLE LAW 

 

These Terms and Conditions shall be read and construed in accordance with Dutch law and any dispute between us will be dealt with by the Dutch Courts.

 

Bloomtube WEBSITE 

 

This website is operated by Bloomtube v.of. We are registered in Holland under company number 51777673 and with our registered office address at Marsstraat 28 2172CB Sassenheim. Our VAT number is NL 850166652B01.

Throughout the site, the terms “we”, “us” and “our” refer to the Bloomtube Academy. Bloomtube v.o.f. offers this website, including all information, tools and services available from this site to you, the user, conditional upon your acceptance of all terms, conditions, policies and notices stated here.

By visiting our site and/ or purchasing something from us, you engage in our “Service” and agree to be bound by our Terms of Service.  The Terms and Conditions apply to all users of the site, including without limitation users who are browsers, vendors, customers, merchants, and/ or contributors of content.

Questions regarding our Terms of Service should be sent to us at info@bloomtube.com

 

Bloomtube WEBSITE ACCESS 

 

TERMS OF SERVICE 

 

We reserve the right at any time to modify or discontinue the Bloomtube website (or any part or content thereof) without notice at any time.

We shall not be liable to you or to any third-party for any modification, price change, suspension or discontinuance of the Bloomtube website.

In using our website you agree to act in accordance with the law and accept and abide by all of our Terms and Conditions and Terms of Service. You may not alter, amend, impair or interfere with our website in any way. If you default negligently in any obligations set out in these Terms of Service, you shall be liable for all losses and damages that this may cause to Bloomtube v.o.f.

 

PRICES 

 

The price of any or all of our products will be as quoted on our website except in cases of obvious error.  The prices of the Bloomtube Academy are liable to change at any time and we reserve the right to modify or discontinue service without notice at any time.  We shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, price change, suspension or discontinuance of service.  All of the prices given on our website are inclusive of VAT at current rates.

 

REFUSAL OF TRANSACTION 

 

We reserve the right to refuse to process an order for any reason or refuse service to anyone at our sole discretion and at any time during the ordering process.

 

ORDERING ONLINE 

 

Upon placing your order online, you will be sent a confirmation e-mail detailing your order, and a second email confirming that the Bloomtube has received payment.  Your place on the course is then confirmed.

If you have any queries regarding your order, please contact info@bloomtube.com

Should we have any queries relating to your order, we will contact you by e-mail or telephone as soon as possible within the order process.

By placing an order through our website, you warrant that you are both legally capable of entering into a binding contract, and are at least eighteen years of age.

 

PERSONAL INFORMATION 

 

Your submission of personal information through the website is governed by our Privacy Policy

 

ERRORS, INACCURACIES AND OMISSIONS 

 

Although we make every effort to be accurate, there may be information on our website that contains typographical errors, inaccuracies or omissions which may relate to course descriptions, pricing, promotions, offers and availability. We reserve the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies or omissions, and to change or update information on our website if it is inaccurate at any time without prior notice (including after you have booked a course).

We undertake no obligation to update, amend or clarify information on our website, including without limitation, pricing information, except as required by law. 

 

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS

 

All intellectual property rights regarding the Bloomtube website including, but not limited to, text, graphics, design, logos, photographs, images and all other materials are owned by Bloomtube v.o.f.  No trademarks or content may be copied, reproduced, sold or used without our prior written consent. If we believe our intellectual property rights to have been breached you must at our direction return, delete or destroy any copies of the materials you have duplicated.

PROHIBITED USES 

In addition to other prohibitions as set forth in our Terms and Conditions and Terms of Service, you are prohibited from using our website or its content: (a) for any unlawful purpose; (b) to solicit others to perform or participate in any unlawful acts; (c) to violate any international, federal, provincial or state regulations, rules, laws, or local ordinances; (d) to infringe upon or violate our intellectual property rights or the intellectual property rights of others; (e) to harass, abuse, insult, harm, defame, slander, disparage, intimidate, or discriminate based on gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, race, age, national origin, or disability; (f) to submit false or misleading information; (g) to upload or transmit viruses or any other type of malicious code that will or may be used in any way that will affect the functionality or operation of the Service or of any related website, other websites, or the Internet; (h) to collect or track the personal information of others; (i) to spam, phish, pharm, pretext, spider, crawl, or scrape; (j) for any obscene or immoral purpose; or (k) to interfere with or circumvent the security features of our business or any related businesses, other websites, or the Internet. We reserve the right to terminate your use of our website or any related website for violating any of the prohibited uses.

LAW AND JURISDICTION 

The contracts made through the purchasing of products through our website will be governed by Dutch Any dispute that may arise from such contracts will be subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Holland.