REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT METHODS
Registrations are for a full academic year (from September to mid-June).
It is possible to register during the year, if course places are still available, under the same conditions below.
Each student is required to complete and sign the form received via download link by e-mail when registering on our website and to read our conditions. For minors, parental consent is required.
The registration takes place of engagement for the whole school year. Registration can be canceled at any time, but it is non-refundable. There is no refund offered even if you do not attend certain courses or no longer wish to participate in the course(s), regardless of the payment method chosen (annual or in three payments).
The only exception: On presentation of a medical certificate from a verified doctor, attesting that you cannot exercise for more than 2 weeks, a prorated refund will be granted. This prorated reimbursement is based on the total amount paid for your registration and the number of courses taking place within the time-frame indicated on the medical certificate.
Three payment options are available at the time of registration:
1) Payment of the annual amount in full by credit card directly on our website
2) Payment of the annual amount in full by bank transfer within 72-hours of registration
3) Three payment installments via bank transfer :
1st payment of 250 CHF within 72-hours of registration
2nd payment of 250 CHF by December 31, 2022
3rd payment of remaining amount plus 30 CHF administration fee by March 31, 2023
For options 2) and 3), select "Manual Payment" during check-out. Bank details will then be displayed.
The prices are adjusted each month for people registering during the semester. In the event of late payment, the following penalties apply:
• First delay:
Email reminder that payment must be received within the next 72-hours.
•• Second delay:
20 CHF penalty for late payment
Email reminder that payment must be received within 48-hours
••• Third delay:
40 CHF additional penalty for late payment (in addition to the 20 CHF penalty already invoiced during the second delay) followed by a formal notice. Final reminder by e-mail and the school reserves the right to refuse access to the course until the FULL PAYMENT of the full amount of the subscription pending is received within 48-hours.
If payment has still not been received after the third delay, legal action is reserved.
TEACHERS / SCHEDULE
The U Dance Studio reserves the right to modify the course schedule at any moment (timetables and teachers).
If the course teacher is unable to teach the course for any reason:
1) A replacement teacher will teach the course
2) -AND/OR- One or more lessons will be given at a later time (at the latest before the start of the 2023-2024 season).
In the event that the course cannot be taught in a classroom due to the dance space being unavailable for any reason, including federal and / or cantonal restrictions, the courses will continue online via a video conferencing provider such as Zoom, Skype or similar platform. In the case that a COVID certificate becomes mandatory at any point, the school must abide to the imposed restrictions and the student accepts this possibility by signing-up. No refunds nor credit is given.
LIABILITY FOR LOSS OR THEFT, INSURANCE
The U Dance Studio does not cover the risks of illness and accident, each student must be personally insured. The U Dance Studio is not responsible for damage, accidents and / or injuries sustained during the course or on the course premises, as well as for any theft or loss in the locker room. The student is fully responsible for his or her personal well-being and personal items.
PROMOTIONAL USE OF IMAGES
Unless otherwise indicated by the student or his legal representative, The U Dance Studio reserves the right to use the student's photographic and / or filmed images in class or in the workshop for any marketing and communication purposes.
ACCESS TO COURSES
Appropriate attire as well as respectful behavior towards everyone is required on the school premises. Mobile phones must be silenced in class. A student may be denied access to the course for the following reasons: inappropriate behavior, non-compliance with school regulations.
HYGIENE AND INTEGRITY OF THE PREMISE
Outdoor shoes are not allowed in the studios. Only indoor sneakers or heels with non-marking soles that have never been used outside of a dance class are authorized for lessons. Foods and sugary drinks are prohibited in the studios. Please respect the cleanliness of the premises and the equipment made available.
Classes are not held during public holidays and the following dates:
• 24.10.2022 – 28.10.2022
• 26.12.2022 – 06.01.2023
• 20.02.2023 – 24.02.2023
• 07.04.2023 – 21.04.2023
• 17.10.2022 – 31.10.2022
• 26.12.2022 – 06.01.2023
• 13.02.2023 – 17.02.2023
• 07.04.2023 – 21.04.2023
The final day of class is June 16, 2023
These conditions are subject to Swiss law. The Geneva and Vaud courts have jurisdiction in the event of disputes.