Terms + Conditions
Payment Terms and Conditions of Enrolment
By enrolling your child at DanceArts you acknowledge that you have read, agree to abide by, and (where the context requires) consent to, all of the terms, conditions, codes and policies referred to below.
All classes are subject to change. We aim to operate classes as per the timetable as published, however there may be instances where changes are required due to fluctuations in demand, illness or government regulation and/or restrictions. No guarantee is made that classes will run per the timetable. We will communicate any changes to anyone affected prior to the date classes commence.
No refunds will be issued due to our Centre’s inability to run face to face classes due to enforced shutdowns. DanceArts will commence running online classes in the event of a forced Government closure. All current students will be transferred to the online platform for the duration of the closure.
Make-up class policy
If you are unable to attend a class due to illness, you have the opportunity to attend a make up class, if you have advised us prior to non – attendance. Please contact the office to arrange. Make up lessons are subject to allowable class numbers as deemed by the State or any government body at the applicable time. The inability to secure make-up classes due to Covid-19 or any pandemic restrictions are not refundable.
It is essential that any students that are unwell do not attend class. In line with Government recommendations, students and family members must remain home. If you or any student are displaying symptoms associated with Covid-19 it is highly recommended to undergo testing. DanceArts reserves the right to restrict entry to our studios until a negative Covid testing result is obtained and a copy provided to our studio.
We take bookings for an entire term and our fees are structured this way. We cannot take casual bookings or pro-rata weeks you may be away. Please refer to our make-up class policy for missed classes. All fees must be paid before the commencement of each term. If fees are not paid by this time your child may not attend any class. If you commence mid term, your fee payment is altered to reflect your commencement date.
Only Visa and Mastercards are accepted. A 0.87% surcharge is applicable for all credit card transactions.
Late Payment fees
If your invoice is overdue without prior arrangement you will be charged a late fee. It costs us time and money to chase accounts. Late payment fee are as follows,
Courtesy Reminder – No Fee / 1st Reminder $10 / 2nd Reminder $10 / Recovery Fee $25
Photography and video may be taken during a DanceArts classes. Such media might be used for promotional purposes, including but not limited to reproduction on the DanceArts social media platforms. By enrolling in DanceArts classes you agree to such use by DanceArts unless you notify us otherwise.
First Aid and Emergency procedures
In case of an emergency DanceArts will first contact the parent and then seek medical advice, the expenses of which will be paid by the parent. Due to the nature of dance training, some physical contact may be necessary by a teacher to demonstrate exercises or techniques during class or if there is a need to administer first aid.
Due to the nature of dance training, some physical contact may be necessary by a teacher to demonstrate exercises or techniques during class or rehearsals. Where practical no physical contact will be made. Teachers have been provided training on how to better explain exercises verbally to students in order to maintain social distancing.
DanceArts maintain the right to un-enrol any student and remove any family from our centres or events hosted by DanceArts or any of its trading names. This condition will be instated in the event that a student or family disregards our published Values or Code of Conduct including but not limited to a threat, intimidation, bullying or assaulting any staff member or other students or families. In the event this occurs no refunds will be issued for classes missed or any fees/invoices paid for at that time.
By submitting this enrolment, you agree you have read and understood our terms and conditions and Covid-19 restriction and expectations. You give consent for your child or children to participate in a DanceArts class/es (either in person or online) and understand the risk involved. You agree to accept full responsibility for any injury sustained to you or your child/children while attending classes, for any injury sustained by you, your child/children in the waiting areas, and for any loss or damage of property. You agree to forever discharge DanceArts from all claims that you may have or may have had arising from, or in connection with, either you or your child/children and DanceArts