~ TERMS AND CONDITIONS ~

Booking and Cancellation Policy 

A 20% non refundable deposit is required to secure all bookings with Birth Calmly Hypnobirthing. If your baby arrives before the commencement of the course or in the unlikely event of the course being cancelled, a full refund will be processed within 3-5 working days. If you choose to cancel your booking outside of these circumstances, you will forfeit your deposit. If you cannot make your agreed course date for any reason, another date can be booked free of charge providing it does not coincide with any other bookings. Where the instructor has no availability for the requested date change, refunds will not be processed. 

Payment 

All payments are to be received no later than 2 weeks prior to the commencement of any course booking and are to be received via BACS (bank transfer). Birth Calmly offers a payment plan where require, however full balances must be paid prior to course commencement. 

Course cancellation

The instructor reserves the right to amend or cancel any course, course times, dates or published prices. Changes to course prices, times and dates will be advised before the course start date and any course already paid in full will not be subject to any price increase. 

Intellectual Property

Any recording or written material included as part of this course or arising from this course and all rights worldwide (including Intellectual Property Rights) relating thereto respectively are the sole property of Katharine Graves, KG Hypnobirthing Ltd, Birth Calmly Hypnobirthing or others from whom such rights may be derived (whether or not protected by trademark and copyright laws) and may not be used other than for the personal use of the participant without obtaining prior written permission. The participant agrees not to record the course or any part thereof. 

Disclaimer

Using Hypnobirthing techniques is not a substitute for the advice of or the presence during birth or any part of pregnancy or labour of a qualified medical practitioner, midwife or obstetrician. It does not represent in fact or otherwise an alternative to appropriate medical care or for professional medical advice in any way, shape or form.

Any questions or doubts that you have about the use of Hypnobirthing by you or any third party in any part, should be discussed by you with your medical caregiver and the safety of, or the appropriateness of, this programme to you or any third party whom you represent be confirmed with your medical care giver prior to undertaking the programme.

Katharine Graves, KG Hypnobirthing Ltd, Birth Calmly Hypnobirthing, its instructors or its representatives accept no responsibility for the inappropriate use of Hypnobirthing techniques or complications or harm to any third party resulting from the use of Hypnobirthing techniques as a substitute for medical advice. Hypnobirthing is intended solely as an 'aid' to 'help' increase the comfort of labour and birth and is not in any way a guarantee or promise of expected, imagined or actual outcome of the labour or birth in any way shape or form.

Participation in Hypnobirthing classes in any part or in total by any person or third party is undertaken with the understanding by any persons or third party that no litigation or legal action whatsoever will be initiated or that no form of compensation or reimbursement or refund will be claimed or applied for at any time now or in the future against Katharine Graves, KG Hypnobirthing Ltd, Birth Calmly Hypnobirthing, its instructors, or its representatives under any circumstances whatsoever.

GDPR

Following GDPR regulations, every client has the right to know where and how their personal data will be used.

Initial enquiries submitted via email, Facebook or Instagram are not retained once a signed enrolment form has been returned and a deposit received. Enrolment forms are retained in PDF format for a period of 5 years following course delivery; all hard-copy forms are destroyed.

 

All clients can opt in or out of marketing communications; those who opt out will have no personal data concerning them stored at all once course delivery has been completed. Those who opt in may receive electronic or hard copy marketing communications at any time. Marketing preferences can be amended at any time by contacting your instructor. Your Christian names will be used solely for the purposes of testimonials, but no other personal information will ever be disclosed to any other parties. 

If you have any questions relating to these Terms and Conditions, please Birth Calmly here for more information. 

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