Terms and Conditions

When you book or purchase any product or service from us, you are signifying your agreement with these.
We reserve the right without notice to modify, cancel or amend these Terms and Conditions.

  1. Term Fees
    1. Term fees are payable in full in advance at the time of booking. Places will only be guaranteed after payment has been received
    2. We may at our discretion offer payment in installments
    3. If no payment is received we reserve the right to exclude you or your child from further sessions, and we will pursue you for payment for those sessions attended
  2. Missed Sessions
    1. Sessions missed for any reason will not be automatically credited or refunded
    2. Only 1 missed session per term is available for catching up, within the running term, usually in the break-week.  There is a $20 fee.
  3. Cancellations and Refunds
    1. All sessions paid for in advance are refundable on the condition that we can fill the place booked. We reserve the right to take an admin charge of 20% of the total cost of the class.
  4.  Exclusions
    1. We reserve the right to exclude you or your child from any of our activities in the event that we consider that:
      1. You are in breach of these Terms and Conditions
      2. You or your child’s behaviour is disruptive or likely to put other children, participants or teachers in danger
      3. Your behaviour towards us, other customers, our suppliers, agents, managers or sub-contractors is disruptive, inappropriate, consistently negligent (including late collection of your child) or is likely to bring us, our business or our products or services into disrepute.
      4. You or your child are ill and your illness is contagious, exposing other participants or teachers. This includes nits, severe coughs, colds, etc.
    2. In the event of an exclusion no fees or deposits will be repaid and we will seek payment for any unpaid fees due.
  5. Liabilities
    1. General disclaimer
      1. For the avoidance of doubt, all our products and services are provided on an “as is” basis and except as expressly stated herein without representations, conditions, warranties or other terms of any kind either express or implied including but not limited to child development non infringement of title but excluding the implied warranties of satisfactory quality and fitness for purpose
      2. Cancellation and venue changes.
        1. We reserve the right to cancel any session or holiday workshop at any time including up to the date the activity starts. Should this occur we will endeavour to offer a viable alternative and or a refund for any fees paid
      3. Health and Injuries
        1. You acknowledge that sessions will often include the use of needles, pins, scissors, sewing machines and other sharp objects
        2. We cannot accept liability for children who are injured.
    2. We accept you or your child on the assumption of good health. It is you responsibility to alert us to any medical conditions complaint or relevant history
    3. We do not accept responsibility for any loss or damages arising from omissions on the enrolment form whether completed by you or your appointee
    4. We do not accept any responsibility for any personal injury or death to anyone attending any The Sewing Clinic activity save to the extent that such an injury shall be caused by the negligence or default of any member of our staff or any default on our part
    5. We expect all our students to leave our facilities including the bathroom as they found them. Part of the ‘educational experience’ of coming to The Sewing Clinic may include activities such as brooming up fabric and other remnants off the floor, using a magnet to pick up dropped pins, tidying up and sorting materials etc. If parents have any issues or queries about this they should raise them before courses start.
  6. Personal Property
    1. We do not accept responsibility for any loss or damage to personal property belonging to you or your child irrespective if such possessions might be used by you or your child for the purposes of any The Sewing Clinic activity
    2. Other Losses
      1. We do not accept responsibility for any loss or expense due to circumstances beyond our control including but not limited to delays in public transport, weather, sickness, bereavement, strikes, industrial action, terrorism, fire and riot
  7.  Miscellaneous
    1. General
      1. These terms and conditions and any enrolment forms you have signed constitute the entire agreement between you and us in connection with the booking, purchase or use of our products and services and supersede any prior arrangements between you and us
      2. You agree that you have entered into these terms and conditions without reliance on any representation, warranty or undertaking by us which is not expressly set out in these terms and conditions
    2. Contact
      1. We may contact you by phone, email or post and any notification sent to you will be deemed to have been received within 2 working days
      2. It is your responsibility to ensure that we have the current contact details for you or your child and for all adults authorised by you to collect your child
      3. It is your responsibility to ensure we are aware of any changes in the health or other relevant information about you or your child