Attendance Terms and Conditions
& Liability Waver

The signer as a participant in the event (hereafter “you”) and
Arte Adria Ltd. as organisers of Women’s Ocean Retreat
(hereafter “us” and “we”)

agree on the following:

1. Voluntary Participation

By signing the Application Form, you acknowledge that you have voluntarily chosen and requested to attend Women’s Ocean Retreat events as a participant.

2. No medical, mental health or religious advice

2.1 Arte Adria Ltd. and Women’s Ocean Retreat organisers, administrators, staff, volunteers, therapists, facilitators and healers are not, nor are we presenting ourselves to be doctors/physicians, nurses, or any other medical professionals, psychiatrist, psychologist, psychotherapist, social workers, registered dieticians or licensed nutritionists, or members of the clergy or any religious order.

2.2. We are not providing health care or attempting to diagnose, treat, prevent or cure any physical, mental or emotional issue, disease or condition.

2.3. By signing the Application Form, you acknowledge that we are not providing medical advice, mental health advice, or religious advice in any way.

2.4. Always seek the advice of your own Medical Provider and/or Mental Health Provider regarding any questions or concerns you have. Do not disregard medical advice or delay seeking medical advice because of information you have received from us.

2.5. Do not start or stop taking any medications without speaking to your own Medical Provider or Mental Health Provider. If you have or suspect that you have a medical or mental health problem, contact your own Medical Provider or Mental Health Provider promptly.

3. Booking: 

3.1. Your booking with us is not considered definite and no contract will exist until we receive the fee in full and you agree to the Attendance Terms and Conditions by signing the Application Form.

3.2. Groop booking: Where a booking is made on behalf of several individuals the booking with us is conditional on the person paying having authorization from all the individuals named on the booking form to enter into this contract. The terms of this contract will apply to each member of the group as though they had paid for their own retreat individually and directly to us. They will all need to fill in and sign the Application Form.

4. Payment

4.1. The price is the exact amount to be received by us in the currency on the website.

4.2. If the payment is not done within one week after you send us the Application form, your booking will be canceled.

4.3. Your payment covers: Group workshops only, accommodation, full board, yoga classes, meditations, concerts and all other group activities, boat transfers and coach airport transfers.

4.4. Your payment does not cover: Individual sessions, some beverages.

4.5. Your payment does not cover any individual sessions that you may wish to arrange during your stay at the Retreat.

5. Your Travel Arrangements

5.1. By signing the Application Form, you understand and agree that all travel arrangements to Croatia are your responsibility and at your own cost.

5.2. We will not be held liable for any consequences arising from delays or cancellations in any of the companies you may have made arrangements with, or for any irregularities in your documentation required for travel and you will not be refunded for any delays in travel and/or for delays of your arrival to the retreat that a delay might cause.

6. Airport and boat transfers

6.1. We will organise your transport from and to the airport in Split. It is your responsibility to provide your full flight details to Arte Adria Ltd. at least one and a half months in advance, by 5th July 2020, otherwise, you will have to organise your own transport to the resort for which you will not be compensated or refunded.

6.2. The slots for airport and boat transport will have been previously arranged and you might be required to wait at the airport for the pickup or during drop off, otherwise, you will have to arrange your own transport for which you will not be compensated or refunded.

7. Travel Insurance

7.1. Travel insurance is mandatory for all participants.

7.2. It is advisable that your travel insurance covers the activity of this Retreat as well as unexpected cancellation, sickness, losses, and all the usual risks. You should bring the policy with you in case of an emergency.

8. Your Health and Diet

8.1. By signing the Application Form, you agree and understand that it is your responsibility to let us know if you have any injuries and to be mindful at all times of your own body’s capability during the Retreat. If you experience any injury or discomfort during any activity during the Retreat, then you must notify us immediately.

8.2. It is also your responsibility to consult a doctor with an understanding of any of the physical activities listed, to check that you are sufficiently fit and healthy to undertake the classes and other physical activities that you may choose to do whilst on the Retreat.

8.3. You understand and acknowledge that in the context of a class facilitators may physically adjust and correct your body and should you not wish this to happen, it is your responsibility to notify the facilitator at the start of the class.

8.4. You will voluntarily participate in the Retreat’s activities with knowledge of the risks of injury. You take all responsibility and liability for any and all injuries you may sustain due to your participation in these activities.

8.5. Please advise us of any mental or physical health conditions and dietary requirements before you book. If you have health conditions and dietary requirements that may be affected by the activities offered on our retreats we reserve the right to advise you to abstain and in the interests of your wellbeing, or others, we may decline your stay at the retreats.

8.6. Whilst all measures are taken to ensure a high standard of health and safety, we will be situated on an island where the land is uneven, and we shall not be responsible for any injuries, and/or damages to you or your private possessions caused by uneven and/or rocky terrain.

8.7. We shall not be responsible for any injuries, drowning and/or damages to you or your private possessions neither if caused by the usage of the open pool amenities on the island nor while spending time by or swimming in the sea, also we will not be responsible for consequences from your contact with insects, bacteria, animals, fish and other land and sea organisms.

8.8. Pregnant women should provide a letter from their health practitioner specifying that they are fit to travel and able to engage in the activities that we provide.

8.9. It is your responsibility to check with your doctor or care provider to determine whether you need/want any vaccines or medication to travel to Croatia. We are not liable for any illness.

8.10. There is one doctor on the island available 24 hours. You agree to take his/her advice should it be necessary.

9. Cancellation by you

9.1. You may cancel your booking at any time and no refunds are provided. However, if you find another person to take your place then you may offer your place to her/him, this is at our own discretion and you must consult with us first.

9.2. Bookings are for the stated period of the Retreat. There are no refunds for any unused portion of the Retreat or any arrangements made around the set dates. If the reason for cancellation is covered under the terms of your Insurance Policy, you may be able to make a claim on your insurance.

9.3. You understand that you are free to withdraw from or reduce your participation in the activities, programs, and sessions at any time. There will be no compensation or refund should you decide to leave or reduce your participation.

10. Changes by us

10.1. Occasionally, changes may have to be made (e.g. facilitator, workshop or session schedule, workshops times or other), which we reserve the right to do at any time. However, we will aim to amend it to something of a similar or better rating.

10.2. If your accommodation has to be changed, we will do our utmost to provide accommodation of a similar rating. If a significant change becomes necessary, we will inform you as soon as reasonably possible if there is time before your departure.

11. Cancellation by us

We reserve the right in any circumstances to cancel the Retreat, and refund the money to you.

12. Our liability to you

12.1. We accept responsibility for ensuring that the retreat is supplied as described and that the services we are contractually obliged to provide are to a reasonable standard.

12.2. Force majeure: we do not accept any liability for cancellations, delays or changes caused by bad weather, changes of weather, rain, storms, war, threat of war, terrorist actions or threats, closure of airports, civil strife, industrial action, natural disaster, technical problems to transport, staff cancellations, unforeseen changes in your personal circumstances or other events beyond our control.

12.3. We are not liable for any injuries or loss or damage to you and your personal property that you may incur during the Retreat. All the activities, workshops, sessions, treatments and anything else is undertaken at your own risk. We are not liable for any medical or psychiatric conditions, which may develop during or subsequent to the retreat.

13. Guidance during workshops and sessions

13.1. It is solely your responsibility to implement the guidance we give during sessions and to take full responsibility for the consequences of making that decision. We are not responsible for how you interpret what we say and how you implement it or will use it later or for any consequences arising from it that you or the third party might experience such as loss or damage in any way. 

13.2. If during sessions, we mention the subject of health, career, finances or legal matters, we invite you to check everything with a professional in a particular field, of your own choice. We do not take any responsibility for any loss or damage you or any third party might experience during and after you taking part in the Retreat.

13.3. Also, we cannot be held responsible if you do not like the guidance that we give you. We are not in any way going to demand from you to follow our advice if you dislike them. Yout life is in your hands.

13.4. Women’s Ocean Retreat this is not psychotherapy or any other type of therapy. The improvement of your wellbeing is not guaranteed and not our responsibility.

13.5. We cannot predict and we do not guarantee that you will reach a particular goal, and you accept and understand that results vary for each individual.

14. No Liability for possessions

It is your responsibility to ensure that your possessions are kept safe at all times. We are not liable for loss of, damage to, or theft of any of your personal property.

15. Complaints

If you have a problem during your retreat, please inform the organiser immediately in private and he/she will endeavor to put things right. Please note that we cannot be responsible for the individual behavior of any group member or other guest sharing your accommodation.

16. Privacy Policy

We do not share customer details with any 3rd parties. Any personal information that you provide to us will be used only for the service you requested. Read all here Privacy Policy.

17. Photography and Filming

17.1. By signing the Application Form, you hereby irrevocably authorize us to use photographs and videos of you and or your property and authorize its assignees, licensees, legal representatives and transferees to use and publish (with or without your name) photographs, pictures, portraits or images in any and all forms and media, and the purposes of publicity, illustration, commercial art, advertising, publishing (including publishing in electronic form on CDs or internet websites), for any product or services, or other lawful uses as may be determined by us without compensation for your appearance in those materials. You further waive any and all rights to review or approve any uses of the images, any written copy or finished product. You are of full legal age and have read and fully understand the terms of this release.

17.2. You may receive free images and videos from us for your personal use and as memories of the event/retreat.

17.3. If you do not want to be in any of the photos or videos, it will be fully respected, and you must inform us in advance of this wish.

17.4. You understand that the materials and workshops must not be filmed and permission must be received from the retreat organiser for photography. We hold the right to refuse photography/video of any of the events.

18. Release

You agree that you, your heirs, assignees, guardians and legal representatives will not make any claim against, sue, or attach the property of, any of the hosts, instructors, organizers, therapists, facilitators, administrators or participants in the workshop or activity including but not limited to Arte Adria Ltd and The Women’s Ocean Retreat, for injury or damage of any kind resulting from your participation in such workshop or activity. You are aware and agree that it is a complete release of liability for any injuries or damages you or your child or your private posessions may sustain due to workshop and activities with The Women’s Ocean Retreat and all such hosts, therapists, volunteers, instructors, organisers, facilitators, healers, administrators and participants.

19. Conduct

19.1. You agree that you shall follow the Guidelines.

19.2. You will not in any way conduct yourself inappropriately. You understand that if you act in an inappropriate manner to anyone during the Retreat, if you cause any inconveniences then you may be asked to leave the Retreat and no compensation or refunds will be provided.

19.2. You understand that the materials, workshops, sessions you attend and the knowledge you gain cannot be appropriated. You are not allowed to copy, share, and/or distribute any of the materials or knowledge learned. You are not allowed to teach the materials to other professionals for free and/or for money.

20. Other

20.1. By signing the Application Form, you agree to receive email notifications confirming the information on your bookings, reminders and other information relevant to your participation in The Women’s Ocean Retreat events.

20.2. English courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction in respect of any and all claims and/or disputes arising as a result of or related to the website and/or attendance in the Women’s Ocean Retreat.

20.3. Arte Adria Ltd. retains the right to amend or modify the Terms and Conditions and Liability Waiver. By use of any contents of www.womensocean.net it shall be deemed that you are aware of and agree with the most updated rules and that you are agreeing to all parts of the above Terms and Conditions and Liability Waiver.

20.4. You understand and agree that we will require from you to provide additional documents and forms if you wish to bring your children with you to the Retreat.

If you have any questions please contact us at wocean@arteadria.com

Arte Adria Ltd.,
Company no 10383478
registered in England and Wales,
at 191 Friern Barnet Lane Whetstone
London N20 0NN, UK
owner of www.womensocean.net
and organiser of Women’s Ocean Retreat
January 2020

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