Teenage Stage International Summer Schools
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Terms & Conditions

1. Payment of Fees

A 250 euro deposit is required and balance of fees must be paid in full by the 1st July 2016. Transfers and accommodation will not be confirmed until all monies have been paid in full. No students will be allowed to participate in the programme unless payment is received in full prior to course commencement.

 

2. Services

 

Teenage Stage Summer School reserves the right to change the particulars of the services, including changes to courses, locations, accommodation, facilities and dates of the programmes where circumstances beyond the company’s control necessitate such changes or where the number of bookings received does not reach the minimum numbers required to operate a course viably.

 

 3. General Refund Policy

 

All refunds will be sent to the account of the parent to whom the fees were originally paid,or to the individual from whom Teenage Stage Summer School has received the original direct payment. Refunds will be processed according to these terms and conditions. In the unlikely event that the school is unable to deliver a course in full, the student will be offered the refund amount in accordance with the above paragraph. The refund will be paid within 14 days of the day on which the course ceased being provided. Alternatively, the student may be offered enrolment in a suitable alternative course by the school at no extra cost. The student has the right to choose whether they would prefer a full refund of course fees, or to accept a place on another course. If they choose placement on another course, Teenage Stage Summer School will ask them to sign a document to indicate acceptance of the placement.

 

4. Cancellation Policy

 

Teenage Stage Summer School defines cancellation as the period prior to start of first course. All cancellations must be made in writing to our International Head Office. The following refund policies apply. Within 7 days of the booking, 100% of all monies paid will be reimbursed. After 7 days of the date of booking and more than 90 days before the summer school, 50% of all monies paid. After 7 days from the end of booking period, and less than 90 days before the summer school, no refund is payable.

 

5. Withdrawal Policy

 

Teenage Stage Summer School defines withdrawal as termination of a course after the course has started. Any withdrawal must be made in writing. No refunds will be given once the course has commenced.

 

6. Travel Details

 

Students that have booked an airport transfer must send details to our International Admissions Centre at least three full working days prior to their designated arrival time. If notice is not received the company may not be able to provide a transfer.

 

7. Accident & Medical Insurance

 

It is a condition of making a booking with Teenage Stage Summer School that all students have appropriate medical insurance if necessary and students enter the course at their own physical risk. Any medical costs (including transportation and prescription medication) are the responsibility of the individual and we must be notified in advance of any medical condition or allergies that may be relevant to the successful completion of the course.

 

8. Liability

 

Teenage Stage Summer School and its staff and representatives will not be liable for loss, damage or personal injury to persons or property howsoever caused, except where liability is expressly imposed by law. The company will not be liable in the event that any service contracted to be supplied by us becomes impossible to supply for any reason or any cause outside the control of Teenage Stage Summer School.

 

9. Student Welfare

 

Teenage Stage Summer School is committed to safeguarding and protecting children in its care from harm (these children are defined as any person under 18 years old enrolled on any given part of any of our course). Teenage Stage Summer School will apply this policy equally to all children and teenagers regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, genderuality or belief. Teenage Stage Summer School expects all staff, agents and external service providers to share this commitment in order to create and maintain a safe and suitable summer school environment.

 

10. Our Student Discipline Procedure

 

Our general discipline procedure in cases of misbehaviour is as follows: in the first instance a student will be given a verbal warning. If this incident is repeated then the student can receive additional sanctions such as detention or removal from activities or rehearsals. Should a student continue to misbehave, a written warning is issued. Once a written warning has been issued, Teenage Stage Summer School will contact the parent or guardian as soon as possible. Any student who has been issued with a written warning will be made fully aware that any further incidents will result in removal from the course. We reserve the right to terminate the programme of any person or group whose behaviour is likely to cause distress, damage or danger to other participants, employees or anyone else. Teenage Stage Summer School reserves the right to terminate the programme of any person or group whose behaviour is contrary to applicable local laws. This behaviour includes but is not limited to: under-age purchase or consumption of alcohol, possession of illegal substances, damage to property, threatening or violent behaviour.

 

11. Expulsion

 

Students who disregard the rules laid down outlined by our staff may be expelled. Teenage Stage Summer School will not be liable for any costs incurred in this process. No refunds will be made for any programme missed as a result of such termination.

 

12. Resolution of Disputes

 

If a student or parent wishes to complain about any aspect of the services provided by  Teenage Stage Summer School such a complaint should be made in writing to the Centre Manager. If not resolved, this should be addressed to our Head Office. Each complaint will be fully investigated provided that it is received within a month of the course ending, it was initially registered in writing with an on-site representative or Centre Manager and all fees have been paid in full.

In the event that the matter is not resolved, the student or group leader or agent should make a complaint in writing to the Summer head office at: Teenage Stage Summer School, Knockaunranny, Moycullen, Galway, Ireland

 

13. Promotional Activity

 

The student (and, where applicable, his or her parent or guardian): (i) agrees that the student’s photographs, videos, artwork or other works, as well as recorded or written testimonials and details of the student’s achievements (Student Images and Testimonials) may be used by Teenage Stage Summer School or by a third party agent worldwide for promotional purposes including in its printed and online marketing materials and on any social media network without further consent or notification; and (ii) gives consent to Teenage Stage Summer School marketing or transferring across international borders, copies of the Student Images and Testimonials for such purposes.

 

14. Data Protection

 

Any information provided to Teenage Stage Summer Schools may be held on computer and shall be used in accordance with its data protection registration and the national data protection laws applicable. Our Privacy Policy is available on the website.

 

15. Further information

 

Pocket money requests will incur a processing charge of 50 euro for the week. Students will be required to present proper identification, confirmation number and amount to be received, before any funds are disbursed by the centre manager.

 

16. General Disclaimer

 

Teenage Stage Summer School is not liable in the event where it is unable to fulfil any service to which it is contractually bound because of fire, natural disaster, acts of government, failure of suppliers or subcontractors, labour disputes or other reasons which are outside its control.

Please note that the schools listed in the brochure provide accommodation and management facilities only in terms of partnership. The summer courses are run by Teenage Stage Summer School and there is no connection with the schools in terms of day to day operations.

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