Giggling Panda Terms and Conditions

Important Information.

1.  Definitions


1.1"Carer" means the person / persons who attend the course or any part of it, with the pupil,

1.2 "Parent" means a parent or legal guardian who will be responsible for the payment of the Fees and who is the contracting party to this


1.3 "Giggling Panda" means the company or person with whom you have entered into this agreement,

1.4 "Course" means the Giggling Panda Learning Course you are attending or enrolling on,

1.5 "Enrolment Form" means the form relating to the enrolment or re-enrolment of the pupil on the course,

1.6 "Fee" means the monetary cost per course as specified on the enrolment form,

1.7 "Teacher" means the individual(s), employed by Giggling Panda to teach the Course.  Whilst every effort will be taken to maintain the consistency of the Teacher during the Course, Giggling Panda unreservedly retain the right to change the teaching staff where necessary,

1.8 "Premises" means the premises where the Course takes place,

1.9 "Pupil" means the child attending the course, whose details are specified by the Parent or Carer on the Enrolment Form,

1.10 "Terms" means the terms and conditions set out in this document and any special terms and conditions agreed in writing by Giggling Panda and the parent.

1.11 The title "Giggling Panda" where used in this document refers to the Giggling Panda course you are attending or enrolling on.

2. Acceptance of Terms and Conditions.

2.1 All agreements relating to the teaching of the Course by Giggling Panda to the Pupil are subject to these Terms to the exclusion of all other terms and conditions.

2.2 No variation or addition to the Terms shall be binding unless agreed in writing by Giggling Panda and the Parent.

2.3 The Terms shall be deemed to have been accepted by the Parent upon payment of the Fee by or on behalf of the Parent.  Payment by the Carer shall be deemed to have been made on behalf of the Parent.

2.4 The Parent and/or Carer agrees to keep the content of the Giggling Panda Course and the Giggling Panda Training Programme confidential and not to copy or use any aspect of the Giggling Panda Programme directly or indirectly. The Parent and/or Carer agrees not to directly or indirectly manage, operate or assist in the organisation of any business which competes with Giggling Panda while the Pupil is a member of Giggling Panda and for a period of two years afterwards.

3. Fee and Payment.


3.1 The Parent shall pay the whole Fee to Giggling Panda prior to the Pupil commencing the Learning Course.

3.2 The Fee is non-refundable under any circumstances whatsoever except with the prior written agreement of Giggling Panda, unless the child has attended the first class of their course and given notice that they will not be continuing to attend classes within 24 hours of attending the first class, in which case the course fees will be refunded in full within 30 days.

3.3 If classes are cancelled as a result of an “Act of God” (e.g. disruption resulting from extreme weather conditions, earthquakes, etc), strikes, terrorist activity, or where local authorities/public guidance advise that classes should be temporarily suspended for health or other reasons, then no refunds will be given and it will not be permitted to defer classes during the affected period.


4. Cancellation.

4.1 Giggling Panda may cancel this contract at any time before the Pupil commences the Course for any reason whatsoever.  Giggling Panda shall not be liable for any loss or damage whatsoever arising from such cancellation.

4.2 In the event of cancellation by Giggling Panda prior to the commencement of the Course by the Pupil, Giggling Panda will refund any fees for outstanding classes within 30 days.

4.3 The Parent/Carer understands that sessions are to be used consecutively.


5. Parent's Responsibility.

5.1 The Parent warrants and represents that:

5.1.1 The information set out in the Enrolment Form (whether or not completed and/or signed by the Parent) is accurate in all respects and the Parent will notify Giggling Panda of any change in such information immediately.

5.1.2 When attending the Course, neither the Pupil nor the Carer will be suffering from any contagious illness, disease or anything similar thereto.

5.2 The Parent shall indemnify and keep indemnified Giggling Panda against all loss (including loss of profit), liability, costs and expenses which Giggling Panda shall incur directly or indirectly as a consequence of any action or inaction of the Parent, the Carer or the Pupil.

6. Discipline.

6.1 In the event that Giggling Panda determines the behaviour of the Pupil and/or the Carer to be unacceptable, Giggling Panda shall be entitled to exclude the Pupil and the Carer (or either of them) from Course and Premises permanently or for such period as Giggling Panda shall (in its entire discretion) determine.

6.2 The standard of behaviour which is to be regarded as unacceptable at a Course or on Premises shall be determined by Giggling Panda.

7. Parental Consent for Images.

7.1 Giggling Panda may use your child’s photograph/image in displays around the school/setting.

7.2 Giggling Panda may record your child’s image or use videos for assessments, monitoring or other educational uses within the school/ setting, these images or recordings will be used internally only.

7.3 Giggling Panda may use your child’s photograph/image in our prospectus and other printed publications that Giggling Panda produce for educational and promotional purposes.

7.4 Giggling Panda may use your child’s image on our website or other electronic communications.

7.5 Giggling Panda may record your child’s image on webcam for appropriate curriculum purposes.

8.  Exclusion of Liability


8.1 Except in the case of fraud and subject to clause 7 below, Giggling Panda, its teachers, employees no responsibility under any circumstances for any loss (consequential or otherwise), damage, expense or delay suffered or incurred by the Parent, the Pupil or any other party arising directly or indirectly or in any way connected with the attendance of the Pupil at the Course (or any part of it) or any other act or omission on the part of Giggling Panda or any of its teachers, employees even if such act or omission is negligent.

8.2 The Parent agrees (for and on behalf of the Parent and the Pupil) that any claim by the Parent or the Pupil against Giggling Panda or any teachers, employees of Giggling Panda must be brought within 60 days of the event that gave rise to such claim. Any claim made thereafter shall be time-barred.

8.3 The Parent acknowledges, warrants and undertakes (for and on behalf of the Parent and the Pupil) that the maximum aggregate liability of Giggling Panda to the Parent and/or Pupil under these terms shall not exceed the Fee.

8.4 All warranties and conditions whether implied by statute or otherwise are excluded from this contract provided that nothing in this contract shall restrict or exclude liability for death or personal injury caused by the negligence of Giggling Panda, its teachers, employees  affects the statutory rights of the Parent or Pupil.

9. General.


9.1 Any notices to be sent by either party to the other shall be sent by pre-paid recorded delivery or registered post or email or hand delivered to the address of the relevant party and shall be deemed to have been received by the addressee within 48 hours of posting if sent by post and immediately if hand delivered. Giggling Panda do not accept service of documents by fax.

9.2 The failure by either party to enforce at any time or for any period any one or more of the obligations arising under these Terms shall not be a waiver of them or of the right at any time subsequently to enforce all the obligations arising under these Terms.

9.3 The Parent, in agreeing to the terms of this contract, consents to their data being shared with other services in the Giggling Panda.

9.4 These Terms constitute the entire agreement between the parties hereto and supersede all prior agreements and understandings between the parties. It is agreed that no statement, promise or inducement whether written or oral alleged to have been made by either party and which is no contained herein shall be binding or form part of this Agreement.

9.5 This entire agreement shall be governed by English Law and shall fall under English jurisdiction.