This is an Agreement between You, the Member, and VividVoices.
By following the joining process at our Website to become a Member of VividVoices you are accepting the terms and conditions in this Membership Agreement. You should only join if you are willing to accept them.
This Membership Agreement starts once you have accepted the terms during the online joining process. By accepting the terms you are agreeing to pay any applicable fees when due.
In taking part in any rehearsal, performance, workshop or event it is agreed that any use of resources, techniques and ideas will not be used, amended, copied or replicated at any other event, or to any group or in any venue.
You are entitled to access and use resources defined by your Membership provided your fees are current.
At least once a year VividVoices may bring choirs together to sing together and these events may replace your normal scheduled weekly rehearsal and may be held at an alternative venue.
VividVoices reserves the right to alter the schedule and/or location of rehearsals to fit in with these events, performances and any other events that may be taking place. If rehearsals are cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances then VividVoices may provide alternative rehearsal times. VividVoices will always endeavour to give as much notice as possible to members for any changes made to regular scheduled rehearsals.
VividVoices may from time to time provide additional facilities such as downloads, special rehearsals and shows. These are not part of the basic Membership facilities and are provided solely at the discretion of VividVoices. Those who do not have internet facilities may not be able to avail themselves of some of these additional provisions.
VividVoices will only proceed with a venue if a minimum sized group is maintained. If this minimum is not achieved, then VividVoices reserves the right to postpone the scheduled rehearsal.
Membership costs may vary each year and Members will be notified of any change in advance.
By joining, it is agreed that photographic, motion picture, electronic (video) images and sound and video recordings may be taken of all the members and used for advertising and marketing purposes in relation to VividVoices.
You have the right to cancel your membership at any time without giving any reason but it would be appreciated it if you would VividVoices know as soon as possible. You can email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A member is welcome to attend any other regular weekly rehearsals unless those rehearsals are at capacity. From time to time, VividVoices may request members attend other choir rehearsals for specific purposes.
If a member wishes to attend another choir rehearsal please let VividVoices know so they can ensure there is space and to update the member of any changes – e.g. venue change or rehearsal change or cancellation.
You agree to pay any applicable fees on the day of rehearsal or by direct debit instruction with your bank for the monthly Membership amount.
You confirm that you are at least 18 years old or have the permission from an adult with parental responsibilities.
You must use the VividVoices downloads in the proper manner and you must consult VividVoices if you are unsure.
You consent to incidental inclusion in marketing photographs that we may take from time to time.
You agree to tell us immediately of any changes to your personal details including contact information.
In joining VividVoices, Members are assumed to be medically fit to undertake the vocal and physical demands of VividVoices. If an individual has any doubts, these should be indicated to VividVoices as soon as possible.
VividVoices has a relaxed performance uniform policy. There is no obligation to wear VividVoices uniform for performances, simple plain black will suffice. If a member attends a performance wearing unsuitable clothing they may not be permitted to perform.
CODE OF CONDUCT
VividVoices aims to create a safe and positive environment for all its Members. In order to do this, we must ensure acceptable standards of behaviour from our Members.
Members should be co-operative with both VividVoices staff and fellow VividVoices Members, and uphold an equal-opportunity environment. Any form of negative behaviour, whether written or verbal, towards others including VividVoices Members, VividVoices staff or to the rehearsal and performance environment/staff or audience will lead to cancellation of Membership.
Members should understand clearly that VividVoices cannot be held financially responsible for damage caused by misconduct.
HEALTH AND SAFETY
VividVoices takes Health and Safety very seriously.
VividVoices seeks to provide a safe environment at both its rehearsals and performances. To meet its obligations VividVoices undertakes a risk assessment at rehearsal venues and events and carries the appropriate insurance.
Health and safety briefings are undertaken as appropriate at rehearsals and events and all advice given must be adhered to at all times.
VividVoices is not responsible for damage to person or personal belongings whilst attending rehearsals and performances or before and after rehearsals and performances.
VividVoices Members are responsible for their own property and well-being whilst attending all rehearsals and performances.
It is the responsibility of each member to not put the health and safety of themselves or others at risk and to behave in a responsible manner at all times particularly in performance environments which may be unfamiliar to the individual.
VividVoices members should make the VividVoices staff aware of any health concerns that may affect their ability to perform at rehearsals or events.
We may terminate your VividVoices Membership with immediate effect if you do not pay any applicable fees or monthly Membership amount when it is due.
We may cancel your VividVoices Membership with immediate effect on notice to you if you breach any of the VividVoices Membership Codes of Conduct. In this event you will no longer be able to access your downloads and you will not receive a refund. You have the right to appeal by contacting VividVoices at email@example.com.
If we do not terminate your Membership if you breach any of the VividVoices Membership terms and conditions, or if we give you extra time to pay if you do not pay your Membership fees or monthly Membership amount when it is due, VividVoices reserves the right to subsequently enforce the terms of this Agreement.
We may communicate VividVoices related information to you by email or SMS.
VividVoices and its staff are not liable for any loss, damage or theft of any of your property that you bring into any of our third party venues.
We will notify you of any changes to these terms and conditions.
If any of the terms of this Agreement are invalid, unenforceable or illegal the remaining terms can still be enforced.