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Membership Terms & Conditions

On becoming a member of the Sheffield Creative Guild ("SCG", "us", "our" or "we"), you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions which govern our relationship with you.

The information you provide to us at the point of registration is important and you hereby warrant that such information is accurate, true and up to date. You also undertake promptly to inform us of any changes to the information provided.

Membership

SCG offers a range of membership packages (details of which can be found at www.sheffieldcreativeguild.com/join. Clarification of which membership package you are entitled to apply for can be discussed with us by emailing hello@sheffieldcreativeguild.com; however, in the event that you take out membership in an incorrect category we reserve the right to terminate your membership with no obligation to repay the membership fee.

All individual members must be at least 18 years of age and SCG reserves the right to refuse any application for membership or renewal. SCG may end your membership at any time if, in the reasonable opinion of SCG, you are in breach of any of these terms and conditions. If you wish to terminate your membership of SCG, please notify hello@sheffieldcreativeguild.com.

Individual

An individual member is any person whose annual income exceeds the income tax personal allowance. Information on the current income tax personal allowance can be found here. Organisations that seek representation through individual membership of an employee will be disqualified from participation with SCG. For the avoidance of doubt, individuals can still apply for individual membership if their employer is a corporate member. If you are in any doubt about your status, please check with SCG before joining.

Concession

A concession member is any person whose annual income is less than the income tax personal allowance. Information on the current income tax personal allowance can be found here. If you are in any doubt about your status, please check with SCG before joining. SCG reserve the right to ask members to prove their eligibility for concession status.

Students

A student member is any person who is in full time education at the time of joining. If you are in any doubt about your status, please check with SCG before joining. SCG reserve the right to ask members to prove their eligibility for student status.

Membership Benefits

Full details of the membership benefits being offered can be can be found at sheffieldcreativeguild.com/join.

Membership benefits may change and, where possible, will be notified on the website.

Membership Fees

Details of the membership fees can be found on SCG website at www.sheffieldcreativeguild.com/join. Fees are charged on an annual basis unless a quarterly option is offered. SCG reserves the right to increase the membership fees at any time however you will be informed of any increases to your subscription when you are due for renewal.

We do not store credit card details, nor do we share customer details with any third parties, such details will only be used for the purpose of processing your membership payment.

If you cancel your membership or if your membership is terminated for cause by us, no refund will be given.

Data Protection and Privacy Policy

Any personal data relating to you will be used by us in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. Such personal data will be collected, processed and used by us or our agents/service providers for the purpose of registering your application with SCG, providing you with SCG membership and facilitating any transactions which you may enter into with us.

We may also make use of such data for administration purposes and future enhancements of your benefits, as well as for our marketing, advertising and promotional purposes, which may include sharing the data with our agents/service providers or marketing companies.

From time to time we may wish to share this data with other reputable companies or partnerships both within and outside the European Economic Area (EEA) so as to maximise the benefit of your membership of SCG. We, or they, may wish to contact you with regard to any of the above by phone, email or post. If you object to the use of your data in any of the ways we have mentioned here and/or you object to us contacting you by any of the methods referred to above then please email us on: hello@sheffieldcreativeguild.com.

You have the right to ask us for a copy of the information we hold on you, for which we may charge a small fee, and to correct any inaccuracies. Please let us know if any of your information needs to be updated.

Password and Security

One of the benefits of SCG membership is enhanced access to the SCG website (sheffieldcreativeguild.com). After acceptance of your membership application, you will be asked to create a password. You covenant that you will keep this password confidential and will not disclose or share it with anyone. Please note that you will be responsible for activities and orders that occur or are submitted under your password.

If you know or suspect that someone else knows your password, you are responsible for notifying us immediately. Access to the membership area of our website is for named individuals only and is password protected. Password and login details are non-transferable; anyone found sharing their password and login details will have their membership immediately terminated without refund of fees.

Event and Ticket Sales

Registered members may be able to purchase tickets for SCG events from us or our subsidiaries or related companies. Prices and availability are subject to change. In the event that we are unable to hold an event, members will receive a full refund of any tickets purchased. No refund will be given if members cancel their tickets within five days of the event.

If we discover an error in the prices quoted on the website, we will inform you as soon as possible and give you the option of reconfirming your order at the correct price or cancelling it. If you cancel, and you have already paid for the goods or services, you will receive a full refund.

Events or other services provided by third parties may be subject to terms and conditions of the respective third party. SCG disclaims any responsibility or liability for any loss or damage suffered as a result of the provision of any service by a third party.

It is understood and agreed by you that you will not be entitled to disseminate any promotional literature or analogous paraphernalia at any SCG events.

Third Party Sites

The sheffieldcreativeguild.com site contains links to third party resources on the Web. We do not endorse, approve or sanction (unless otherwise stated) nor are we responsible for any third party's products, services, acts or omissions. There is no association or connection between us and the third party (unless otherwise stated) save for the provision of the link. We do not act in partnership with nor as agent for or on behalf of the third party to whom we provide links. Accordingly, neither party may incur any debt or liability on behalf of the other party.

Disclaimer

SCG does not accept any liability or responsibility for any delay or failure to comply or meet its obligations under these terms and conditions as a consequence of any event or cause which is beyond our control.

Our Liability

To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, in no event shall we, our employees, affiliates, agents or other representatives be liable for any loss or damage (including direct, indirect, consequential, loss of profits, loss of confidential or other information and/or business interruption) arising out of or in connection with these terms and conditions and/or your membership of SCG.

We do not exclude liability for death or personal injury.

Notwithstanding the foregoing, in the event that SCG is found liable in respect of any claim, our maximum liability is limited to the membership fee paid by the member bringing the claim.

Compensation

You hereby undertake to indemnify us against any loss or damage suffered by us as a result of any breach by you of any of these terms of conditions.

SCG Policy Groups and Councils

Membership of SCG does not give any member the right to sit or attend any committees that have been established by SCG.

Termination of Membership

If we terminate your membership or you choose to end your membership with SCG, you must immediately remove SCG name and logo from any publicity material, website and/or other medium on which you have included the name and/or logo on.

As a consequence of ceasing to be a member, you will no longer have any access to the benefits offered by SCG. We will remove all reference to you and/or your company from our materials and website.

Third Party Rights

None of these terms and conditions may be enforced under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 by a party other than you and SCG.

Law

These terms and conditions and any disputes arising from or in connection with them shall be governed by the laws of England and we and you submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.

We can be reached by emailing hello@sheffieldcreativeguild.com.