General Terms and Conditions for Events, Workshops and Educations of The World GROOVE Movement™
Registration requires enrollment through the website www.TheWorldGROOVEmovement.com.
A confirmation email by The World GROOVE Movement™ makes registration complete and binding. Participation in an event, workshop, or education requires the respective physical abilities.
There is a lower and an upper limit of participants. The participant of an event, workshop, or education will receive further information about the event, workshop, or education via e-mail 7-10 days prior to the first day of the event, workshop, or education.
Cancellation / Rebooking by you
In the event of an emergency, participants have the following options:
• Rebooking and transferring allows you to transfer your paid funds to another event of the same cost within 1 year of initial event date. Transfer options will be offered upon receipt of your written transfer request.
• A 15% Transfer/Rebooking Fee applies to every transfer/rebooking.
• You are aware that we cannot guarantee that the next available event will be in the same city as you registered and may result in additional costs on your side for travel/accommodation.
• No refund is given in the event of cancelation/non-attendance by the participant.
• The World GROOVE Movement™ is not responsible for any travel expenses incurred in preparation for canceled events, workshops or training, including airline tickets, accommodation, travel delays, flight cancelations or illness.
• A full refund in case of medical or family emergency will be granted upon proof of appropriate documentation with a 15% cancelation fee.
Your transfer request must be sent to [email protected] within twenty-four (24) hours prior to the event. *Medical transfers require adequate supporting documentation as determined by The World GROOVE Movement in its sole discretion.
Transfer requests received during and after the event result in non-attendance and are non-refundable and non-transferable.
Non-attendance at an event or workshop
If all or part of the event or workshop is canceled by a participant and/or not attended by the participant, no refund is possible and the participant will not be permitted to repeat the event free of charge.
Non-attendance of an education
If all or part of the education is canceled by a participant and/or not attended by the participant, no refund is possible and the participant will not be permitted to repeat the education free of charge. You may for our 50% education repeat discount to attend your next education.
Cancellation by The World GROOVE Movement™
The World GROOVE Movement™ reserves the right in any circumstances to cancel an event, workshop or training, in which case we will offer an alternative date or a refund in full of all monies paid.
The World GROOVE Movement™ will not be held responsible for any travel expenses incurred in preparation for canceled events, workshops or training, including airline tickets, accommodation, travel delays, flight cancelations or illness.
WE STRONGLY RECOMMEND THAT YOU HAVE FULL TRAVEL AND MEDICAL INSURANCE TO COVER YOUR STAY, THE ACTIVITIES DURING YOUR STAY AS WELL AS YOUR TRAVEL ARRANGEMENTS. TWGM DOES NOT PROVIDE YOU WITH INSURANCE OF ANY KIND.
Conditions of Participation
Full attendance throughout all education sessions is compulsory and a requirement to be admitted to continue your journey of becoming a Facilitator.
The World GROOVE Movement™ reserves the right to cancel events and educations for good reason (e.g. low number of participants).
Registered participants are offered an optional event or the full payment is refunded.
Traveling expenses will not be reimbursed.
TWGM reserves the right to adjust locations, and times of all events.
You will receive a 90 days temporary license with access to The GROOVE Academy after the
Training (1st time attendees only) plus continuous support throughout your practicum period
by your Educator. You receipt of this license is contingent upon you executing our Trial Facilitator License Agreement.
After the 90 days, you will need to register for your license on a subscription basis to continue providing your practice classes and/or your GROOVE DANCEfloors in your Community. Additional information regarding our subscription levels and pricing can be found at https://theworldgroovemovement.com/faq/.
All World GROOVE Movement trademarks and other intellectual property are proprietary and may only be used by you after completion of the education by you and in solely in accordance with the terms of the Trial Facilitator License Agreement entered into by you and The World GROOVE Movement. For further information please refer to your Trial Facilitator License Agreement.
Video, Photographic and Audio Reproduction Consent & Release
During your education video images, movies, photographs and audio recordings may be made by The World GROOVE Movement, their agents or authorized independent contractors. As a result of your participation in the event, workshop, or education you may be included in any such video, movie, photographic or audio reproduction.
Any and all of said reproductions are the exclusive property of TWGM and TWGM is the exclusive copyright owner. You shall have no claim, right or interest to any of these reproductions and your signature hereto grants permission to TWGM to use any of said reproductions in any responsible manner, including, but not limited to, promotional materials and commercial purposes.
YOU HEREBY HOLD HARMLESS AND FOREVER RELEASE TWGM, OUR AGENTS AND ASSIGNS FROM ANY CLAIMS ARISING FROM THE USE OF VIDEO, MOVIE, PHOTOGRAPHIC OR AUDIO REPRODUCTIONS IN WHICH YOU ARE INCLUDED.
Assumption of Risk
_____I am aware that my participation in the event, workshops or event, workshop, or education includes risks of personal property damage or loss, bodily injury or death. I recognize that my event, workshop, or education requires physical exertion that may be strenuous and may cause physical injuries which may include, but are not limited to contusion, muscle strains and sprains, broken bones, lacerations, cardiac malfunction, head, neck and back injury, and paralysis. I am fully aware of the risks and hazards involved and knowingly choose to voluntarily participate in the event, workshop, or education. I understand the description above of these risks is not complete and that other unknown or unanticipated risks may result in property loss, injury or death. I agree to assume responsibility for the inherent risks both identified herein and not specifically identified.
_____ I understand that it is my responsibility to consult with a physician prior to and regarding my participation in the event, workshop, or education. I represent and warrant that I am physically fit and I have no medical condition that would prevent my full participation in the event, workshop, or education.
_____ I represent that I am fully physically capable of participating in the event, workshop or event, workshop, or education without causing risk or harm to others or myself. My participation in the event, workshop or event, workshop, or education is purely voluntary and I elect to participate in spite of and with full knowledge of all inherent risks and all other risks. I personally, knowingly, and voluntarily assume all these risks and all other risks. I understand that TWGM will take reasonable measures to ensure my safety while engaging in the event, workshop or event, workshop, or education; however, things may happen that are beyond TWGM control and TWGM cannot guarantee my safety while I am engaged in the event, workshop or event, workshop, or education. By signing below, I personally, freely and expressly assume and accept, to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, any and all risks of injury, death, property loss, and all other possible losses which might be attributable to TWGM.
_____ I understand and acknowledge that TWGM is not an insurer of my or any other third party’s behavior, actions or participation in the event, workshop or education, and that TWGM assumes no liability whatsoever for any injuries or property damages whatsoever to myself or to third persons arising out of or in any way connected to the event, workshop or education.
_____ If any illness, injury, or accident occurs to me during the event, workshop or education which requires immediate medical attention, I hereby consent to allow any member of TWGM’ staff to obtain such emergency treatment for me. I further understand that the cost of any medical care deemed necessary for the treatment of any emergency illness, injury, or accident occurring in relation to the event, workshop education is my sole responsibility. I agree that TWGM is not obligated to pay me or in any way provide compensation for such medical care.
RELEASE OF LIABILITY
In consideration for participating in the event, workshop or event, workshop, or education, I voluntarily agree, for myself, my heirs, executors, and administrators, to the following:
___ To the maximum extent permitted by law, I agree to RELEASE, WAIVE, HOLD HARMLESS, and DISCHARGE TWGM from, and AGREE NOT TO SUE TWGM for any and all liability to myself or my spouse, myself or my spouse’s personal representatives, assigns, heirs and next of kin, for any claims, actions, demands, expenses, attorney’s fees, breach of contract actions, breach of statutory duty, or other duty of care, and all causes of action whatsoever, that I or my spouse might now have or may acquire in the future, arising out of or related to any loss, damage, or injury, including death, that occurs as a result of my participation in the event, workshop education.
___I agree to INDEMNIFY, DEFEND, AND SAVE AND HOLD HARMLESS TWGM from any loss, liability, damage, or cost I or my spouse, myself or my spouse’s personal representatives, assigns, heirs and next of kin may incur in relation to my participation in the event, workshop education.
I HAVE CAREFULLY READ THE TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT, WAIVER AND RELEASE, AND FULLY UNDERSTAND ITS CONTENT. I ACKNOWLEDGE THAT I HAVE HAD THE OPPORTUNITY TO REVIEW THIS CONTRACT AND REVIEW IT WITH MY ATTORNEY, IF ANY. I AM AWARE THAT THIS RELEASE OF LIABILITY IS A LEGALLY BINDING CONTRACT BETWEEN MYSELF AND TWGM. THIS RELEASE IS FREELY AND VOLUNTARILY GIVEN.
Choice of Law; Jurisdiction. This agreement will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the state (if in the United States) or the country (if outside the United States) in which the event, workshops or event, workshop, or education takes place, without giving effect to its conflict of laws provisions or your actual state or country of residence. Any claims, legal proceeding or litigation arising in connection with the event, workshop or event, workshop, or education will be brought solely in the state (if outside the United States) in which and you consent to the jurisdiction of such courts.
Any questions, please contact [email protected].