MEMBERSHIP TERMS & CONDITIONS

 

PRINCIPAL TERMS

 

This agreement commences once you have completed the sign up process. You cannot transfer this agreement to anyone else.


 

DIRECT DEBIT FEES AND CHARGES

 

The first month's membership fees are collected from you by us either by Debit / Credit card at time of purchase. If you are looking to upgrade your membership there maybe an admin fee charged at the point at which you upgrade. Your Direct Debit for monthly membership fees only will be collected one month after you joined. Subsequent Direct Debits for monthly membership fees will be collected monthly thereafter. Each payment made is not refundable under any circumstances. If any Direct Debit is returned unpaid or if any other form of payment is not honoured for whatever reason, you agree to pay us on demand an administration fee of £10. If, despite us having notified you of a missed payment, further payments are missed, we reserve the right to either suspend or terminate your membership upon having given you written notice of our intention to do so. We reserve the right to reduce or cancel the administration fee if the outstanding amount is paid within 7 days of becoming due. You agree to advise us immediately of any change to the Members Details provided.


 

DIRECT DEBIT PRICES

 

From time to time we may need to increase the price of membership. We will give you at least 1 full months' notice of any incoming price increase and will make it very clear when the price increase will take effect and how much your membership will cost after the increase. During this period, you will have your usual right to terminate your membership in accordance with the membership terms and conditions and rules. If you do not terminate the membership by the date given to you in the notice, then the price of your membership will be increased in accordance with our notice.


 

TERMINATION

 

MONTHLY DIRECT DEBIT MEMBERSHIPS

 

You may terminate your membership at any point by cancelling your direct debit with your bank, allowing 3 to 4 working days for the bank to action this. Please call Member Services for options available to you or for any further information.

In the above circumstances your membership will remain in force until the day before your next payment is due, at which point it will automatically terminate.

 

PAID IN FULL MEMBERSHIP

 

If you have purchased a Fixed Term membership you will be entitled to 50% of the pro rata’d amount as refund for any unused membership.

 

MONEY BACK GUARANTEE

 

As per the Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013 you are entitled to cancel your membership and receive a full refund of any fees paid within 14 days of completing your membership application form. However, as per regulation 36 of Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013, if you select to commence your membership immediately, or you ask us to start your membership early, you agree that if you subsequently cancel your membership within the 14 day period, you will be refunded any monies paid, less an amount for the membership you have already used commencing from the first day after joining.


 

PIN ABUSE POLICY

 

Your PIN number can only be used by you: Your PIN number is issued solely for your use, as your membership is personal to you and only covers your use of a gym. You are responsible for keeping your PIN number secure and confidential at all times. The PIN number remains our property at all times (unless agreed otherwise and evidenced in writing). Use of PIN numbers is monitored: In the interests of the safety and security of all our members, use of PIN numbers and access is monitored and individuals using PIN numbers may be asked to provide proof of identification.

 

What we will do if we think your PIN number has been misused: Should we believe that your PIN number has been used by another individual or individuals we may (in our discretion) decide to conduct an investigation. If we do so we will: (a) inform you, via email, that we believe your PIN number has been used by another individual or individuals and ask you to provide us with reasonable assistance to investigate the matter; and (b) following our investigation we will contact you, via email, to inform you of our findings and our proposed course of action, which may include one or more of the steps set out in paragraph 4 below.

Our Right to make additional charges and/or cancel your membership: If you unreasonably refuse to cooperate with our investigation, or following our investigation we have reasonable grounds to believe that your PIN number was used, with or without your knowledge and/or consent, by another individual or individuals, depending on the particular circumstances of each case, we reserve the right to take one or both of the following steps, which are in addition to any other legal rights that we may have : (a) to apply a penalty charge to your membership fees (and increase your direct debit payment(s) accordingly).  The penalty charge will be calculated as being equal to the daily membership charge (that applied at the time of use) for each occasion on which your PIN number was used by that individual/those individuals; and/or (b) in the event of serious misuse of your PIN number, for example, your PIN number has been used on repeated occasions and/or by more than one individual, to notify you, via email, that we are cancelling your membership with immediate effect, and no refunds will be given.

Your responsibility for another’s conduct: If we have reasonable grounds for believing that you knowingly provided your PIN number to another individual or individuals, or allowed unauthorised entry following your entry to the gym (Known as tailgating) in addition to our rights referred to in paragraph 4 above, we may hold you responsible for the conduct of the individual(s) while on our gym premises, and liable for any loss we suffer as a consequence of that conduct.

 

CASUAL MEMBERSHIP TERMS & CONDITIONS

PRINCIPAL TERMS

 

This casual membership commences once you have completed the sign up process.

Your membership will be activated immediately, and will last until midnight 30 or 90 days from the date you sign up, depending on which package you have selected.

You will be entitled to all the rights and privileges of Direct Debit members while your Casual Membership is active. You cannot transfer this casual membership to anyone else nor transfer to another date. Casual Memberships are non-refundable.

 

FEES AND CHARGES

 

You shall be entitled to cancel your casual membership the earlier of: (1) 14 days after the date of purchase; or (2) the day before the date on which you selected your daily membership to activate. If you cancel during this period, you will receive a full refund. After this period the daily membership fee is not refundable.

 

GENERAL TERMS & CONDITIONS

MISCELLANEOUS TERMS

 

Members must be 16 or older.

 

You agree to comply with the Rules of Membership which are displayed prominently in the Club and relate to opening hours, use of facilities and your conduct. We may make reasonable changes to these Rules at any time provided that we give you advance notice of the change. If we take no action or let you off any breach of this agreement or give you extra time to pay or comply, it will not stop us enforcing the terms of this agreement strictly at a future date. We may assign the benefit of this agreement and our rights thereunder to a third party on notice to you. Your rights under this agreement will not be prejudiced.

There may be occasions where we have to close all, or part of, the gym of which you are a member. We will do our best to let you know of such closures in advance of them taking place, unless the problem is urgent or an emergency. We will use all commercially reasonable endeavours to ensure that such closures are outside of peak visiting hours and are kept to a minimum, in both duration and frequency. You will not be entitled to a refund of part of, or all of, your membership fees in such circumstances.

We will not be liable or responsible for any failure to perform, or delay in performance of, any of our obligations under these terms that is caused by any event that is outside of our reasonable control.

We will not be liable or responsible for outstanding monies paid to a Personal Trainer. Personal Training is arranged directly with the PT and not with Elympia Fitness Limited.

As a consumer, you have legal rights in relation to any services that are not carried out with reasonable skill and care, or if the materials we use are faulty or not as described. Advice about your legal rights is available from your local Citizens' Advice Bureau or Trading Standards office. Nothing in these terms will affect these legal rights. This agreement is governed by United Kingdom Law. We may terminate this agreement with immediate effect on notifying you if you are in breach of the Clubs Rules. To the best of your knowledge and belief you are in good health and not knowingly incapable of engaging in either active or passive exercise and that such exercise would not be detrimental to your health, safety, comfort, wellbeing or physical condition. Further, that you will advise us immediately should your circumstances change.

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