GENERAL | TERMS & CONDITIONS
Please read our Terms and Conditions carefully before purchasing a programme from Future Foundations, as the provider of programmes under Global Social Leaders.
Please note that each programme we offer has specific Terms and Condition which can be viewed, and must be additionally agreed to when purchasing a programme.
All Rights Reserved
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.
Online Payment Process
Payment for individual places on programmes can be completed through our Online Shop using the Stripe payment platform: https://www.globalsocialleaders.com/shop/
This allows you to select and add a product to your shopping cart and apply discounts where applicable. All prices are listed in Pound Sterling
Group Bookings on programmes
Where there is a group booking, we will issue an Invoice that details the ways to pay which includes; using our international payment portal or by bank transfer.
- Online International Payment Portal
Our International Payment Portal uses the Flywire platform. This allows you to pay in any currency and minimise bank transfer fees.
- Payment by Bank Transfer
Payments can be made by bank transfer (details provided by request)
Any international banking fees due are payable by the organisation/participant, not Future Foundations.
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.
Global Goals Competition
Entrants into the Global Goals Competition shall be deemed to have accepted these Terms and Conditions.
By submitting your personal information, you agree to receive emails from GSL containing support and opportunities that we think may interest you.
The closing date of the Competition can be found on our website. Final submissions must be received by this time. Entries received outside this time period will not be considered.
The date the winning team will be announced can be found on our website and is subject to change.
The winning team will receive a GSL programme for their school who can select ONE of the following programme options:
Option A. Participation in a GSL Catalyst at Home programme or GSL Summer of Change programme
This option is for up to 40 participants from your school to participate in a programme that we are running online (including the GSL Summer of Change programme). These are 3 or 5 day Catalyst programmes which are open to public booking and attendance by young people around the world. These run at specific dates and times which we will share with you.
Students will need to complete all required participation and consent processed to attend and receive their online log in details. This option can be delivered out of school time or within school time, depending on option agreed.
The school should ensure that they select young people to offer all 40 places to, and communicate with Future Foundations their preferred option.
Option B. 3 Day Catalyst Online
A 3 day Catalyst programme delivered online by Future Foundations for just your school for up to 40 participants.
Once a Catalyst programme date is selected to be delivered by the school, the dates cannot be changed, unless the school covers any additional expenses incurred by Future Foundations. We would advise of what these costs would be.
GSL accepts no responsibility for any costs associated with the prize and not specifically included in the prize.
These are the terms and condition-specific to the GSL online programmes and if you do not accept these terms you should not enrol onto our programmes.
From time to time it may be necessary for us to review these terms so it is recommended that you check this page regularly.
1.0 Payment terms
1.1 Full payment of fees
For online programmes all bookings are required to be paid in full to confirm a place, we do not offer split payments. Full fees must be paid to be considered enrolled on the programme.
Full payment will be required upon completion of a Registration Form which can be found on the programme page.
2.0 Programme Requirements
By enrolling on a GSL online programme you confirm that you understand the following programme requirements.
- Our programmes (unless otherwise stated) are designed to cater for students aged between 11-17 at the time of the programme they will attend – unless agreed with the organisers prior to booking we are not able to accept applications from students outside of this age range.
- Our programmes are delivered in English, and no provision is made for language development as part of our programmes. We would suggest that participants are at least a B2 learner against the CEFR. You can check your level and find our more here: https://www.britishcouncil.pt/en/our-levels-and-cefr
- The programme is online and requires you to have access to the internet and provide your own device, such as a laptop, to access the programme.
3 Cancellation and Refunds
3.1 Cancellation of a programme by Future Foundations
A full refund will be made if Future Foundations cancels the online programme and an alternative programme cannot be provided.
3.2 Cancellation Policy
3.2.1 14 Days ‘cooling period’ after the initial booking
You may cancel your purchase of an Online Programme within a period of 14 days beginning on the day you purchased the online programme with a full refund. However, a full refund cannot be given if:
- The course starts within the 14 days
- The course is provided in full within the 14 days
3.2.2 If your course starts within the 14-day ‘cooling period’
In this instance, you will still have the right to cancel, but you must pay for the value of the programme that was provided to you up to the point you cancel.
For example, if you buy an online course and then change your mind within the 14-day time period, you will be refunded a proportionate sum which would include an admin fee and a daily rate for the programme.
The Admin fee we would charge is £50.00, and the day rate for the programme is calculated based on the number of days the programme is running and would apply even if you did not attend the programme on those days.
3.2.3 If the course is provided in full within 14 days ‘cooling period’
The right to cancel will be lost during the cancellation period if the programme is provided in full before the 14 days elapses. This does not change if you decide not to attend the programme days.
A request to cancel must be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
3.2.4 Cancelling after the 14 day ‘cooling period’
If you decide to cancel your place on the programme after the 14 day ‘cooling period’, and the following condition do not apply:
- The course starts within the 14 days
- The course is provided in full within the 14 days
You would be eligible for a refund of the programme according to these conditions:
- 8 weeks notice before the programme start date: 50% refund of programme cost
- Less than 4 weeks’ notice before the programme start date: Non refundable
4.0 Student Misconduct
4.1 All students are required to sign a Code of Conduct before attending the programme
4.1.2 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.
5.0 Missing sessions
5.1 If you are unable to attend sessions with our facilitators or guest speaker sessions we will not offer refunds for sessions missed.
Please note that sessions will be recorded as part of our Safeguarding Policy and Risk Assessment but are typically not shared unless recorded as a webinar and we are sharing as content made available for later access (this is typically our speaker sessions and does not include our facilitated sessions where young people are visible in a recording).
Where access to the GSL Hive is included as part of the programme fees, this is part of the overall programme package provided. Should a participant choose not to access this platform, or where parents/ guardians choose to not give consent for a young person to use the platform, there can be no refund.
6.0 Force Majeure
6.1 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, the 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), Coronavirus, 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.
7.0 Confidentiality and data protection
7.1 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.
8.0 Intellectual Property
8.1 The online programmes are for training by Future Foundations only. Future Foundations will not accept any use of or the distribution of the Online Course or Course Materials shared.
You may not modify, copy, reproduce, re-publish, sub-licence, sell, upload, broadcast, post, transmit, make available, disseminate or distribute in any way the Online Course or any of the Course Materials.
You may not modify, adapt, merge, translate, disassemble, decompile, recompile or reverse engineer any software forming part of the Online Study Materials or create derivative works based on the whole of or any part, or which incorporate, the Online Study Materials into any software program.
You may not give access to the course materials to any other individuals where they intend to use them for personal use or to distribute the materials wider. This would include sharing with friends, classmates or teachers.
9.0 Legal Obligations
9.1 For participants only: Future Foundations require the parental/guardian consent of Participants to ensure all parties (Future Foundations, 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 stating 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.
9.2 For organisations only: Future Foundations will provide 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, the Organisation, and the Participant). This will need to be signed ahead of the 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.
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 LAUNCHPAD PROGRAMMES | TERMS & CONDITIONS
The Terms & Conditions listed for GSL Catalyst Programmes also apply to GSL Launchpad Programmes.
INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMMES | TERMS & CONDITIONS
Our vision is a community of schools and partners committed to building a global movement of socially conscious young people who are equipped to be leaders in their lives and society.
We believe we need to transform education.
Join us to catalyse change in schools and communities.
Our Impact so far
– 3,500 Social Action Projects delivered
– 105 countries represented
– 10,000 young people & 1,500 teachers have participated
– 1,000 schools have joined
– 110,000 social action hours volunteered