Please read carefully and print or save a copy of this agreement between you and MiSP for future reference. By applying for a MiSP Workshop you are confirming that you fulfil the specific pre-requisites and that you agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions:
1. Workshop application
1.1 Workshop applications should be made via our website: www.mindfulnessinschools.org
1.2 Once you have applied, you will receive an automated email confirming that MiSP has received your application.
1.3 A legally binding agreement shall not come into existence until MiSP has offered you a place on the Workshop by:
(i) Notifying you by email in an offer letter that you have been accepted on the Workshop and;
(ii) Confirming the receipt of payment.
1.4 MiSP reserves the right to reject any Workshop applications. Where this occurs we will always endeavour to provide an explanation.
2. Workshop requirements
2.1 You must meet the specific pre-requisites as defined for each Workshop. Participants must be able to provide sufficient evidence that Workshop pre-requisites have been met.
2.2 You must be at least 18 years of age to attend any Workshop.
2.3 If the course if being delivered ONLINE you must:
(i) Be able to commit to the dates and times of all the online sessions;
(ii) Have access to a computer or laptop with a webcam, have good broadband, and be capable of reliably running Zoom – click here to check technical requirements;
(iii) Participate in the Workshop from a quiet space without interruptions, taking part in the training as you would if the course was happening with everyone in the same room: stepping away from distractions (technology, work commitments etc.), and fully committed to engaging in all taught sessions and activities;
(iv) Switch your video camera on unless advised otherwise (e.g. during breaks).
2.4 In order to attend any Workshop, you must be able to speak and read English to an Upper Intermediate Level, i.e. be able to interact fluently with native speakers, communicate effectively and understand everyday language. You should not require simultaneous translation during any part of the course itself. MiSP reserves the right to withhold certification if this is not the case.
2.5 For all Workshops delivered locally (rather than online) you must ensure that you have a valid visa and can comply with all immigration requirements before booking a course. Any travel costs and other expenses are entirely the Workshop applicant’s responsibility.
2.6 You are expected to participate actively all aspects of the Workshop and to behave professionally, respectfully and politely throughout. MiSP reserves to right to ask a participant to leave a Workshop at any time or to withhold certification if these expectations are not met.
2.7 If you have any specific needs, you advise us at the earliest possible time by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org so that we can contact you to discuss your requirements.
3.1 The total Workshop fee will be displayed on the application form.
3.2 You will be required to pay the full fee to secure your place on the Workshop. Payment may be made by PayPal account or by credit/debit card as a guest within PayPal. We can provide a receipt on request.
3.3 Any payment made to MiSP will be for sterling amount with all currency exchange costs or bank fees borne by the payer.
4. Joining Instructions
4.1 Joining instructions will be sent out by email prior to commencement of the course.
4.2 Please contact email@example.com if you have any queries arising on receipt of the joining instructions.
5. Cancellation, refund and deferral policy
5.1 Should you wish to cancel your place on a Workshop, you must inform MiSP of your decision by email to firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as you are able.
5.2 If you cancel your place on the Workshop up to 30 days prior to the course start date you will be given a refund of 80% of the Workshop fee to cover administrative costs.
5.3 If you cancel your place on the Workshop within 30 days of the course start date, no refund is possible unless your place can be filled before the Workshop. If your place can be filled, you will be given a refund of 80% of the Workshop fee to cover administrative costs.
5.4 Full attendance at the Workshop is required. MiSP will not issue a certificate of attendance if you leave the Workshop early.
5.5 MiSP reserves the right to cancel a Workshop up to 30 days prior to the commencement of the course. If MiSP cancels a Workshop you will be offered a place on another Workshop if available or a full refund.
5.7 MiSP shall not be liable to refund any other expenses incurred by the participant.
5.8 MiSP shall not be liable to refund fees or any other expenses incurred by the participant should Workshops be cancelled due to circumstances beyond our control.
6. Intellectual property
6.1 At all times, ownership of the intellectual property contained within the Workshops and the accompanying Workshop materials will be retained by MiSP (or for Guest Workshops, by Guest Trainers). You may not modify, adapt, copy, reproduce, re-publish, translate, make available, disseminate or distribute in anyway any of the materials provided at the Workshop or made available online via the MiSP Hub. No Workshop materials, nor any part thereof, may be reproduced, stored, shared or transmitted in any form or by any means without the prior written permission of MiSP.
7. Data protection
7.1 Personal information collected and/or processed by us will be used for the purposes set out in our Privacy Notice. This notice explains what information we collect, why we collect it and what we do with it. We are legally obliged to use your information in line with all applicable laws concerning the protection of personal information, including the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679.
8.1 MiSP has the right to update or amend these Terms and Conditions from time to time.
8.2 By attending a MiSP course you agree to allow MiSP use of photographs and video footage taken of you during MiSP training in publications, press articles, promotional material and on the website. If you wish to opt out of this, you can do so by emailing email@example.com
8.3 If you have symptoms of physical or mental ill health, it is your responsibility to consult your doctor and/or other healthcare professionals and follow their advice.
8.4 We welcome feedback on all of our training and events. Please complete the post Workshop survey and contact us with any further questions or concerns. Please also read our Complaints Policy here.
9. Contact us
By email: firstname.lastname@example.org
By post: Mindfulness in Schools Project, Bank House, Bank Street, Tonbridge, Kent TN9 1BL
Issued by Mindfulness in Schools Project – Last updated 17/06/2021