TERMS & CONDITIONS
These terms and conditions are important, please read them
Thank you for using Breathspace. Breathspace is referred below in the terms and conditions as Breathspace, ‘our’ or’we’. These terms and conditions govern the use of Breathspace online at breathspace.co.uk and on mobile devices (collectively, breathspace.co.uk).
Breathspace strives to maintain breathspace teachings and practices on a commercially reasonable basis and cannot guarantee that you will have access to breathspace website at all times. Not everything is within our control!
Breathspace is not a medical service and is not to be used for the purpose of seeking, and breathspace is not providing, medical treatment or advice. Any and all services provided by breathspace are not intended to be relied upon and are not substitute for professional medical advice based on your personal circumstances.
Any and all advice and any other materials are always intended to support the relationship between you and your healthcare providers and not replace it. We, Breathspace are not liable or responsible for any actions taken due to your having read or been told about such advice or other materials.
Any participant of our services who is experiencing serious medical issues or needing medical advice should consult their Doctor and provide the information prior to engaging any services that we, Breathspace provide.
While there is third party evidence that meditation and mind body practices as provided by us can assist in the prevention and recovery process for a wide array of illnesses as well as improving a wide array of work-life performance issues, Breathspace makes no claims or guarantees that this will be the case by using any services that we have to offer.
If we delay exercising or fail to exercise or enforce any right available to us under these terms, such delay or failure does not constitute a waiver of that right or any other rights under these terms. Of course, we will always look to pursue reasonable and open communication with all matters.
We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to refuse to post or to remove or edit any of your user material, in whichever format such as instagram, facebook , twitter etc..or to restrict, suspend, or terminate your access to all or any part of Breathspace services, and we may do this with or without giving you any prior notice.
If you do intend to engage with any services or user outlet of Breathspace, such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter etc…you agree to adhere to the following:
your posted material does not infringe any rights of any third party, including intellectual property rights (such as copyright or trade mark), privacy or publicity rights, rights of confidentiality or rights under contract.
your posted material must not be illegal, obscene, defamatory, threatening, pornographic, harassing, hateful, racially or ethnically offensive, and is not considered a criminal offense, and does not give rise to civil liability, violate any law, or is otherwise deemed inappropriate.
your posted material does not advertise any product or service or solicit any business.
your user material does not in any way identify any individual (including by name, address or picture or video) under the age of 18. and if so above 18, then you agree to having had that person's consent to post the material only in that agreed way.
you will not send any unsolicited email or Facebook post or twitter or any message via Breathspace services.
you will lead by example and not engage in any activity to the detriment of any other person via Breathspace services, or to the detriment of Breathspace services themselves such as sending viruses or harmful files, spamming, or, impersonating another user or person.
In building the community, you may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, which means you must not suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists. However, we are always open to communication regarding the building of the community and will be happy to discuss any association.
Changes to terms
We have the right to revise and amend these terms from time to time without notice to reflect changes in market conditions affecting our business, changes in technology, changes in payment methods, changes in relevant laws and regulatory requirements and changes in our system's capabilities. Your continued use of the services after such changes are made conclusively demonstrates your acceptance of such changes.
Limitation of Liability
You agree that if you do not inform teachers, coaches and/or affiliates of Breathspace prior to attending events, classes, courses or workshops, or any on-line practice, guided or un-guided, with Breathspace and any of its affiliated events, of any physical or mental limitation with regards to physical and mental trauma, injury or any health compromise to well-being and self-practice, or, of the ingestion of medication, drugs, food or drink that will impair self-practice in any way, Breathspace will not be liable for any ill-effects, injury or trauma from the practice or teachings which that individual(s) undertake.
You agree that you are responsible for the limitations of your body and mind, and Breathspace only facilitates your training and practice and is not responsible for any injury or trauma from you misdirecting the intensity and capacity of your own efforts.
You agree that all teaching and practices are an invitation basis only and you uphold full accountability for your own efforts and intensity regardless of any and all instruction is given by Breathspace teachers, coaches and/or affiliates.
In no event shall Breathspace or its affiliates, teachers, coaches and/or employees be liable with respect to (1)any amount in excess of the fees paid by you for any services met or not met; (2) lost profits, lost data, or failure to meet any duty including, without limitation, good faith and reasonable care arising out of your access to or use of Breathspace website services or participation in events held; or (3) any direct, indirect, incidental, punitive, special, exemplary, or consequential damages of any kind whatsoever.
You agree that this limitation of liability represents a reasonable allocation of risk and is a fundamental element of the basis of the bargain between Breathspace and you. You understand that teachings and practices would not be provided without such limitations.
Online Waiver & Liability Agreement
By paying for or attending free online live yoga and breath classes, provided by Breathspace, you hereby agree to the following:
I am participating in the live streaming and video recordings of yoga and breath classes, offered by Breathspace, during which I receive instruction via live streaming or recorded videos through the app zoom and YouTube.
I understand that it is my responsibility to ensure my internet connection is working before, during and after the live online or recorded class provided by Breathspace.
I understand that it is my responsibility to consult with my doctor prior to any online classes regarding any health conditions and existing or pre- existing injuries. I represent and warrant that I am physically fit and I have no medical condition that would prevent my full participation in the live online or recorded classes.
In consideration of being permitted to participate in any live online or recorded classes, held by Breathspace, I agree to take full responsibility for any risks, injuries, damages, unknown or known, which I might incur as a result of participating in the live online or recorded classes. I knowingly, voluntarily and expressly waive any claim I may sustain as a result of participating in the live online or recorded classes.
I understand and agree that no refunds are given for any live online classes provided through Breathspace.
I have read the above release and waiver of liability and fully understand its contents. I voluntarily agree to the terms and conditions stated above.
If a dispute arises, our goal is to provide you with a neutral and cost-effective means to resolve it quickly. Most disputes can be resolved informally. Before filing a claim against Breathspace, you agree to try to resolve the dispute by contacting us in writing at firstname.lastname@example.org
Before we file a claim against you, we agree to contact you at the email address supplied at the time of signing up for our newsletter. If the dispute is not resolved within 30 days of notice, either you or we may bring forth a formal proceeding. We would rather ensure that all disputes be openly resolved through open communication.
PAYMENTS & CANCELLATIONS
1. Terms of service
Breathspace will list what is included for any retreat, workshop, course or class.
To reserve your place on one of our retreats, workshops, courses please complete the booking form with payment specific to the event. We ask for payment in full when necessary or a non-refundable deposit for longer retreats and workshops.
Payment can be made by bank transfer. For retreats where a deposit has been paid, you will be made aware of when the final balance is due. If final payments are not received by the date given, Breathspace reserves the right to cancel your reservation and accept new reservations for your space. If you do not think you can pay in time please contact us via email.
4. Cancellation policy
If you wish to cancel your retreat, workshop, course you must notify Breathspace in writing. Once we’ve received your notice, the cancellation will take effect subject to the following: If cancellation takes place more than 60 days prior to the date of the event any payments made will be refunded minus your deposit. For events that have been paid in full and no deposit has been stated, the deposit amount will be 25% of the total fee, minus a £25 admin fee. If cancellation takes place between 30-60 days prior to the commencement of the event, 50% of the event price will be forfeited. If cancellation takes place less than 30 days prior to the event date, 100% of the event price will be forfeited. Any amount forfeited, which has not then been paid to Breathspace by you, will be recovered from you by Breathspace as a debt due and payable.
5. Changes/Event Cancellations
Breathspace reserves the right to make any changes deemed necessary by our team or partners. In the rare case of a cancellation on the part of Breathspace we will offer a transfer to another trip or a full refund of your funds. Breathspace is not responsible for any expenses or damages incurred as a result of trip cancellation including preparation costs, airline tickets, travel documents or other expenses. Breathspace reserves the right to cancel any trip prior to departure in the event that there are too few people booked in which case you will be given a full refund of any and all payments made to Breathspace. You will not be entitled to claim any additional amounts or seek any compensation for any injury, loss, expenses or damage (either direct or consequential) or for any loss of time or inconvenience which may result from such cancellation (including but not limited to visas, passport and vaccination charges, or departure, gear purchases, airport and airline taxes).
INSURANCE & DOCUMENTS
6. Travel Insurance
Breathspace requires each retreat member to purchase individual travel insurance necessary for the event. You must purchase travel insurance that includes medical coverage.
7. Travel Documents and Immunisations
It is the responsibility of each traveller to obtain all required travel documents including Visas and other travel documents unless otherwise noted. Information regarding necessary documentation is provided where necessary on booking or you can contact us for more detailed information regarding any event requirements. It is your responsibility to purchase correct immunizations. Please contact your Doctor for the latest requirements.
Acknowledgment & Waiver
8. Release and Waiver of Liability
DECLARATION OF HEALTH.
By accepting this Tour Participant Agreement I (the trip participant) represent that I have no physical conditions or medical precautions that would adversely affect my ability to take part in the yoga activity or other physical or cultural activities offered on Breathspace events. I fully understand that my participation in yoga or other activities could be injurious to my health and I voluntarily assume all risks related to such activities.
By agreeing to the terms outlined here and elsewhere on the Breathspace website I hereby release and discharge my rights and claims for damages or liabilities that may occur as a result of participation on a Breathspace event, workshop, class or course, including but not limited to damages as a result of unexpected occurrences including those from weather, local political situations, wildlife or uncontrollable acts of God, including the risk of death. I release Breathspace including its owners, directors, employees, guides, yoga teachers and partners from liability for personal injury, illness, emotional damage, incurred travel expenses or property damage I may incur as a result of participation on this trip.
For the benefit of everyone on your trip, Breathspace reserves the right to accept or reject any participant at any time without liability, and in the event it determines, in its sole and exclusive discretion, that a participant is disruptive to the harmony of the trip, it may without any obligation to pay a refund or any other amount whatsoever, expel such participant from the trip. Breathspace will carry no responsibility or liability for any participant who leaves the event prior to its conclusion or for any activity undertaken by any participant, which is not included on the event itinerary.
If you have any questions in relation to the above terms and conditions please get in touch.