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Full Payment of all Event Fees by the Client shall be due no later than 10 days prior to this event. If the NSC has not received payment in cleared funds of all Event Fees by this date it shall have the right to terminate this Agreement immediately without penalty. All Event Fees quoted are exclusive of VAT.
The Client shall accept that any payment by you in connection with this Event shall signify its consent to these hereby Terms and Conditions.
On receipt of the confirmed booking by the Client, a Deposit of 25% of the total Event Fees shall be payable, no less than 30 days prior to event date. Less than 30 days prior to the Event date, full payment is due.
Notification of Final Participant Detail
The final number of participants and hospitality/catering choices must be confirmed in writing to the NSC at least 7 working days before the event. If this notification is not received, the NSC will assume the booking to be for the highest number previously advised.
Under Attendance: the NSC will not reimburse the Client for the cost of confirmed numbers not attending as outlined in Paragraph 3. Over Attendance: following prior agreement (subject to conditions and availability) the NSC will charge the Client the per head event rate for additional guests attending above the pre-advised number. The NSC is unable to accommodate participant numbers over the advertised event capacity.
If the Client wishes to cancel this event, Cancellations Charges will apply as set out below:
a. Cancellation by the Client will be deemed effective when notified in writing is made to the NSC and the date of cancellation shall be the date upon which such notification is received by the NSC. Once cancelled the Client shall not be entitled to withdraw the cancellation.
b. The NSC’s Cancellations Charges are as follows:
i. If cancelled within 60 days prior to the Event, 50% of the deposit paid shall be retained.
ii. If cancelled within 30 days prior to the Event, 75% of the deposit paid shall be retained.
iii. If cancelled within 10 days prior to the Event, no refund is due and all fees paid shall be retained.
In the event that any element of the package is abandoned, the Event Fees will be dealt with in the following circumstances:
a. If abandoned before the start of the activity and/or the venue is closed at the NSC’s absolute discretion, a full refund of the activity element of the Event Fees is due.
b. If abandoned during target shooting for an unforeseen reason, no refund is due.
c. If any food or drink has been consumed by the Client, regardless of the circumstances of the abandonment the catering services fees will be payable in full.
The Event can be terminated immediately and without penalty (or obligation to repay any Event Fees already paid by the Client) by the NSC giving notice to the Client in writing at any time:
a. Following breach by the Client of any of these Terms and Conditions irrespective of materiality.
b. If the Client becomes bankrupt, insolvent, ceases to trade, has a receiver appointed or makes any voluntary arrangement with its creditors.
c. The NSC shall be entitled to refuse entry to or eject from its property the Client and and/or the Hirer’s employees, subcontractors, representatives, guests, invitees or other attendees where the NSC reasonably consider that the same is in breach of or intends to breach any of the provisions of this Event Contract.
The Client is required to submit the name and home address of all participants no later than 7 working days before the event date. This personal data is handled in compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and is required for the purpose of target shooting. This is in accordance with Section 21 Certification and Declaration. This data will not be used for marketing purposes.
Target Shooting Rules, Conduct and Range Regulations
a. All Client participants will be required to sign a Section 21 Certificate and Declaration prior to shooting.
b. All Client participants must adhere to instruction from NSC Instructor and Range Conducting Officers and to conduct themselves in accordance with NRA/NSC Range Regulations at all times.
c. Any incidents whilst at the National Shooting Centre are to be reported to the NSC representative immediately.
d. The NSC shall be entitled to refuse entry to or eject from its property the Client and and/or the Client’s employees, representatives, guests, invitees or other attendees where the NSC staff reasonably consider that their conduct is a danger to themselves, others, or in breach of, or has intention to breach any of the provisions of this Event Contract.
Fitness to Shoot
Under no circumstances are alcohol or recreational drugs to be consumed at any time prior to, or whilst shooting. The NSC reserve the right to refuse admission to the National Shooting Centre to any person who is deemed unsafe or unfit to shoot for any reason.
The NSC requires that the issued safety ear and eye protection must be worn at all times in the vicinity of all Firing Points while shooting is in progress. Participants are to provide their own appropriate outdoor shooting attire and sturdy footwear.
a. The Client and its participants will not hold the NSC responsible for any damage to its participant’s hearing or sight as a result from non-compliance to safety rules.
b. The NSC cannot accept any liability for vehicles and their contents parked within the venue grounds, or personal possessions within the confines of venue boundaries.
c. The NSC shall not be in breach of this Agreement nor liable for delay in performing, or failure to perform, any of its obligations under this Agreement if such delay or failure results from events, circumstances or causes beyond its reasonable control including (but not limited to) any act of god, war, armed hostilities, act of terrorism, riot, civil commotion, revolution, blockade, embargo, strike, lock out, sit in, industry or trade dispute, fire, explosion, flood, adverse weather, disease, accident to or breakdown of plant or machinery, shortage of any material, labour, transport, interruption or failure of utility including electricity, gas or water or other supply, change of law or regulation or any form of Government official or regulatory prevention including local council regulations and non-performance by suppliers or subcontractors