GENERAL | TERMS & CONDITIONS
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We reserve the right to update the General and product/service specific Terms & Conditions from time to time without prior notice. Where changes may significantly affect an existing customer/existing customers we will write to them informing them of the changes made.
All agreements unless explicitly stated otherwise are governed by and construed in accordance with English law. and the English courts have exclusive jurisdiction to determine any dispute arising in connection with the agreement, including disputes relating to any non-contractual obligations.
Name: Future Foundations Training Ltd
Address: 3 St George’s Road, London, SW19 4DR
Sort code: 309966
IBAN: GB18 LOYD 3099 6649 3376 68
Any international banking fees due are payable by the organisation/participant, not Future Foundations.
If using our International Payment Portal banking fees will be minimised.
Where applicable, other methods of payment may be accepted including but not limited to our online shop, Stripe, Paypal and cash on site.
By submitting a booking form you agree to the General Terms & Conditions and any product/service specific Terms & Conditions of booking, and you agree to enter into a contractual agreement with Future Foundations.
INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMMES | TERMS & CONDITIONS
1. Confirmation of Bookings and Payment conditions:
1.1 We aim to confirm bookings by email within three working days if they are accompanied by the necessary documents.
1.2.1 All bookings require a non-refundable deposit of £500 to paid
1.2.2 For School groups, each student can be invoiced separately if they or their Parents are paying for the place. If the school is sponsoring places then this will be invoiced to the School.
1.2.3 Deposits are due within 14 days of the invoice being sent and an invoice being issued by Future Foundations.
1.3 Full payment of fees
1.3.1 Full fees are payable 40 days before commencement of the programme. For late applications, full payment of fees should be sent immediately.
1.3.2 Final payments for programmes must be paid in full before commencement of the programme or the booking may not be honoured.
2. Cancellation and Withdrawal Policy (Individual bookings or School Groups):
- More than 12 weeks’ notice before the programme start date: Full refund of programme cost
- 8 weeks notice before the programme start date: 50% refund of programme cost
- Less than 8 weeks’ notice before the programme start date: Non refundable
3.1 Cancellation of a programme A full refund will be made if Future Foundations cancels the programme and an alternative programme cannot be provided.
3.2 Visa Refusal
3.2.1 If the student is unable to obtain a visa for the programme and has to cancel their place, the student must provide a copy of the visa refusal letter to enter the UK. Where this has been provided only then will a refund be made of fees paid, minus the non-refundable deposit.
3.2.2 It is the students responsibility to ensure that they apply for the correct visa, within an appropriate amount of time for it to be granted, and that they are responsible for providing the additional information required for the visa, such as bank statements.
3.4 Student Misconduct
3.4.1 All students are required to sign a Code of Conduct before attending the programme
3.4.2 If a student breaks their Code of Conduct or faces any major disciplinary action, they will be asked to leave the programme. In such instances, no fees will be refunded for the programme and time missed. If they have to arrange new flights, they must cover these.
4. Force Majeur
4.1 Future Foundations shall not be responsible for or deemed to be in default by reason of delays in or failure of performance of this agreement due to causes beyond its reasonable control including, but not limited to:
civil war, war between nations, insurrections, strikes, riots, fires, floods, explosions, earthquakes, serious accidents, any act of government, governmental priorities, allocations, regulations, or orders affecting materials or facilities, acts of God or the public enemy, failure of transportation, epidemics, H1N1 (Swine Flu), quarantine restrictions, or labour trouble causing cessation, slow down or interruption of work and failure of suppliers and sub-contractors to furnish labour or materials within their contractual delivery times
4.2 Future Foundations cannot be held responsible for any visa refusals or incorrect visas being issued by UK Visas or the UK Border Agency
5. Damage to property
5.1 Inventories are done before students move into their rooms, and rooms are checked before departure for damage.
5.2 Students or their parents will be invoiced for any damages
6. Confidentiality and data protection
6.1 Future Foundations are committed to Data Protection and its obligation under the Data Protection Act 1998. As well as The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) which took effect from 25th May 2018.
Our full policy is available on our website, which Agents must agree to abide by. https://www.future-foundations.co.uk/what-we-do/managing-safety/our-policies/?doing_wp_cron=1518769420.2225670814514160156250
7.1 It is the student’s responsibility to have adequate Insurance for their travel and anything that could happen on the programme.
7.2 It is advisable to have Insurance to cover travel as Future Foundations is not responsible should the young person be unable to travel
7.3 Students shall not have any claim against Future Foundations in the event that insurance coverage is inadequate. Future Foundations cannot be held responsible for any loss or injury caused to any person associated with this Agreement.
7.4 Future Foundations is not responsible for the loss or damage of personal items while on the programme, either on site or on excursions.
8.1 The programme cost does not include additional travel costs, insurance, visa fees, or other expenses related to getting to and from the programme location unless agreed within the packages outlined.
8.2 The programme cost does not include additional spending money for smaller items such as gifts, souvenirs, and any extra elements that may be purchased by the participants.
9.1 Please notify Future Foundations in writing to request any changes to the services specified in the option(s) selected. Future Foundations shall endeavour to make any required changes. Any additional costs incurred shall be invoiced to the organisation/participant.
10. Legal Obligations
10.1 For participants only: Future Foundations require the parental/guardian consent of Participants to ensure all parties (Future Foundations, Wellington Leadership Institute, our host venues and the Participant) understand the responsibilities held for the safety and well-being of Participants. This will need to be signed ahead of delivery of the programme officially starting to signify that you have reviewed the documentation and that you understand that your signature confirms that you have read and understood the terms, policies and responsibilities and are an authorised signatory for the Participant.
10.2 For organisations only: Future Foundations will provide the Lead Staff Member with a copy of the Future Foundations Code of Practice (outlining our policies and procedures) and an Agreement of Responsibilities document to sign. This will outline the responsibilities held for the safety and well-being of participants across all involved parties (Future Foundations, Wellington Leadership Institute, the Organisation, and the Participant). This will need to be signed ahead of delivery of the programme officially starting to signify that you have reviewed the documentation and that you understand that your signature confirms that you have read and understood the terms, policies and responsibilities and are an authorised signatory for your Organisation.
10.3 For both organisations and participants: Participation in the GSL World Summit programme will be confirmed once the non-refundable Deposit and Main Payment have been made, and the above stated documents are completed and returned to Future Foundations.
SCHOOL BASED PROGRAMMES | TERMS & CONDITIONS
Travel and associated expenses such as sustenance and accommodation are excluded from programme fees unless explicitly agreed otherwise.
- Mobilisation Payment: 40% of total fees. Payable immediately to confirm booking (non-refundable).
- Final Payment: 60% of total fees. Due a minimum of three weeks before the programme.
- Wrap Up Payment: 100% of any additional fees incurred during the programme or after the Final Payment. Due in line with credit terms offered.
- Total Fees: Mobilisation Payment, Final Payment and Wrap Up Payment
Payments are due in line with the credit terms given on our invoice(s).
Payment by bank transfer is preferred but other payment options may be offered on a case by case basis
We reserve the right under the Commercial Debts (Interest) Act 1998, to charge interest at the rate of 8 percent per month from the date when payment was due until the date of payment is received, whether before or after judgment. If you fail to pay, you will be responsible for all expenses (including reasonable legal fees) incurred by us in collecting the amount(s) due.
If you cancel a programme with us less than 90 days prior to the planned start date of the programme, you will be liable to pay the Total Fee for the Options selected. Any costs incurred by cancelling the programme will be invoiced to you.
If you do not make payments in line with the Payment Schedule, we reserve the right to cancel the programme or to stop work on the programme. You will still be liable for all payments due.
Please notify us in writing to request any change to the services specified to the Options selected. We shall endeavour to make any required changes. Any additional costs incurred shall be invoiced to you.
Unexpected Additional Effort or Expenses
We shall inform and invoice you for any unexpected but reasonable additional expenses or services required to deliver the programme.
We reserve copyright of all aspects of our programmes as designed by us, including all written and delivered programme content.
We will commence work on programme design and preparation once the Mobilisation Payment has been received.
We will provide the Party Leader with a copy of our Code of Practice and a Code of Practice Sign Off-Sheet. This will need to be signed ahead of delivery of the programme officially starting to signify that you have reviewed the documentation and that you understand that your signature confirms that you have read and understood the terms, policies and responsibilities and are an authorised signatory for your school/college/organisation.
GSL | WORLD SUMMIT
Our prestigious annual 12 day residential programme at Wellington College in the UK. Find out more about how you can reserve your place on the programme you’ll never forget.
GSL | CATALYST
3 or 5 day semi-residential programmes held in schools and colleges around the world. Open to the public or specifically for your community: it’s up to you.
GSL | SOCIETY
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