Terms and Conditions
“Contract” means the provision of Training to the Client as set out herein when accepted by hshtc.
“Conditions” means these Contract terms and conditions.
“Fees” means the fees and expenses for the Training.
“hshtc” includes its affiliates and subcontractors, and the officers, directors, employees, presenters, representatives, and agents of any of them, both individually and collectively.
“Notice” means any notice given in writing to hshtc by the Client during hshtc’s normal office hours.
“Training” means the training services that hshtc is prepared to deliver to the Client.
After a booking is confirmed and accepted by or on behalf of hshtc a legally binding Contract is formed and these conditions apply.
Accommodation – hshtc is unable to book hotel accommodation for a Client. We can however offer a list of suggested accommodation close to the training venue.
3. Fees and Payment
All fees become payable upon confirmation and acceptance of this booking and an invoice may be sent to you requiring immediate payment. Attendance on the course is only permitted following receipt of full payment of the Fees.
VAT is chargeable at the standard rate.
Neither hshtc nor the Client shall divulge or allow to be divulged to any person any confidential information disclosed by the other party in conjunction with the Training. This obligation will survive termination of the Contract. This obligation will not apply to confidential information which is in the receiving party’s possession before its disclosure, that is or becomes part of the public domain through no fault of the receiving party, or that otherwise becomes available to the receiving party from an independent source not under a confidential agreement.
5.1 The course material for the Training has been designed as an integral part of the Training solely for the benefit of the delegates attending the Training. The material is not intended to be relied upon by the Client or delegates for the giving of specific advice to third parties.
5.2 hshtc will not be liable to the Client by reason of breach of Contract, negligence, or otherwise for any loss suffered by the Client.
6. Intellectual Property
Any intellectual property rights arising from or relating to the Training, including copyright in the course material, shall belong to hshtc. No part of the course material may be reproduced in any form without the prior permission of hshtc.
7. Cancellation Bookings
In the event hshtc receives Notice of cancellation of any delegate’s attendance by the Client:
– over 20 working days before the start date of the course; the Fees paid for the delegate(s) will be refunded to the Client in full;
– 11-20 working days prior to the start date of the course: 50% of the Fees in respect of the delegate(s) concerned will remain payable by the Client or if paid will not be refunded by hshtc;
– 10 working days or less before the start date of the course; no refund of any fees paid will be provided or if not paid in full the full amount of the fees will be payable by the Client.
In the event hshtc is required to cancel any part of the Training of any delegate hshtc will refund the Fees paid in respect of that delegate’s Training in full and will not require any further payment from the Client in respect of that delegate. hshtc will not be responsible for the cancellation costs associated with cancellation of travel, hotels or subsistence booked by or on behalf of the Client or any delegate. Clients are advised to ensure that any such cancellation costs are adequately covered by insurance.
8. Booking Amendments
8.1 Delegate substitution
There will be no charge if a suitable person wishes to replace a delegate named in this form.
8.2 Notwithstanding any termination of this Contract the provisions of clauses 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 9 shall continue to apply.
9. Governing Law
Any dispute about the Training or the Contract is subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts and will be governed by English Law.
10.1 No relaxation, forbearance, delay or indulgence by hshtc in enforcing any part of this Contract or the granting of any time by hshtc shall prejudice or affect or restrict any of hshtc’s rights and nor shall any waiver by hshtc of any breach operate as a waiver of any subsequent or continuing breach.
10.2 Nothing in this Contract shall create rights pursuant to the Contracts (Rights of the Third Parties) Act 1999 in favour of any person who is not a party to this Contract.
10.3 No provision shall be deemed severable and of no force or effect.
10.4 This Contract represents the entire agreement between the parties and no amendment or modification is permitted unless in writing signed by both hshtc and the Client.
HSHTC processes all personal data in accordance with the UK Data Protection Act 1998. The purposes for which this processing is carried out are on the Public Register of Data Controllers on the Information Commissioner’s Office website – http://www.informaitoncommissioner.gov.uk. Any sensitive personal data (as defined in the Data Protection Act) is only processed with your explicit consent.
We will only share personal data with third parties if we are required to do so by UK law, as part of our contracted services with you and/or to protect you.
None of the above affects your rights under the legislation to request a copy of the personal data and/or sensitive personal data we may hold on you. Such requests must be made in writing, (email is acceptable) and addressed to the Data Protection Officer at HSHTC. Please note that the company may charge a £10.00 administration fee which is payable in advance and non-refundable.