These Terms and Conditions (Terms) govern your relationship with the Danish-UK Chamber of Commerce of 55 Sloane Street, London SW1X 9SR, a company limited by guarantee and registered in England and Wales with number 2416078 (“the Chamber”, “we”, ”us”, “our”).
1. Applications for Membership
1.1 Membership of the Chamber is open to business either public or private or individuals in a business environment.
1.2 Membership applicants are subject to approval by the Chamber Council at first coming council meeting.
1.3 Individual and student/trainee Members must send their Curriculum Vitae to firstname.lastname@example.org upon registration for review by the Chamber Council.
1.4 Whenever you provide information to us, you agree to:
1. Provide us accurate and complete information;
2. Maintain and promptly update such information to keep it accurate and complete.
2. Membership categories
2.1 Advisory Board Membership
2.1.1 The role of the Advisory Board is to provide guidance to the Council of the Chamber on its overall strategy and organisation.
2.1.2 The Council of the Chamber likes to draw on collective experience, insights, and vision of our corporate members, allowing the Chamber to position itself for current and future challenges, and help provide a higher level of support and benefits to its Members.
2.2 Large Corporate Membership
2.2.1 It enables every employee of the registered entity to take part in the Chamber events at Member discounted rates, to bring guests and clients along at Member discounted rates for most events. Employees will receive the Chamber monthly newsletters and can take advantage of corporate agreements.
2.2.2 Member’s company name listed as a member of the DUCC. Corporate members are entitled to be profiled on our website and in our newsletter after joining.
2.3 Small Corporate Membership
2.3.1 Only companies with a maximum of two employees are allowed to join this membership.
2.3.2 Small Corporate Members have the same benefits as for Large Corporate Membership.
2.4 Individual Membership
2.4.1 This membership is designed for individuals only.
2.4.2 This membership enables them to take advantage of the same benefits as for corporate members with the exception that Members will not be profiled in the Chamber newsletter. Instead the Chamber offers such Members to have their name listed on the Chamber website with a link to their public LinkedIn profile.
2.5 Student/Trainee Membership
2.5.1 This scheme is meant for individuals undertaking an unpaid type of education or unpaid trainee/internship.
2.5.2 Student/Trainee Members have the same benefits as for corporate members with the exception that they will not be profiled in the Chamber newsletter. Instead the Chamber offers Members to have their name listed on the Chamber website with a link to their public LinkedIn profile.
3. Membership fees
3.1 You agree to pay an annual payment (Annual Subscription) to the Chamber, the sum of which is set by the Chamber from time to time.
3.2 Individual and Student/Trainee Membership are valid from the day of payment. Your Annual Subscription is automatically renewed each year on the anniversary of your membership. We automatically bill your credit card unless you cancel your Annual Subscription by given us 30 days written notice prior to the anniversary of your membership.
3.3 Advisory Board Membership, Large and Small Corporate Memberships follow the calendar year. Memberships entered from 1st July 2015 and onward include the rest of the running month plus 1 year.
4.1 You are entitled to terminate your membership at any time by given us at least [1 month] written notice to the address set out therein.
4.2 The Chamber reserves the right to terminate, in its sole discretion, your membership at any time without notice if, in particular:
4.2.1 You (in the opinion of the Chamber) behave inappropriately towards other Members or towards the Chamber;
4.2.2 You (in the opinion of the Chamber) bring the Chamber into disrepute or behave in any manner which seems likely to do so;
4.2.3 You fail to comply with clause 3.1;
4.2.4 You fail to comply with relevant UK or Danish legislation currently in force.
4.3 For the avoidance of doubt, you will not be entitled on termination of your membership to any refund, either in full or part, of any annual subscription that you have paid.
In the unlikely circumstance that changes have to be made to any event, we reserve the right to make any such changes to the list of activities, speakers, facilities, date or time.
We reserve the right to use third parties in organising our events in order to offer the best possible service.
We reserve the right to charge you at cost for any damage caused by you or any guest or attendee whose attendance is booked and/or paid for by you to the premises where the event is held.
2. Event bookings
2.1 These Terms shall apply to all events organised by us and no variation to these Terms shall be valid unless we agree to it in writing. By making a booking request to attend one of our events you confirm your acceptance of these Terms.
2.2 Your booking request is an offer by you to enter into a binding contract with us, which we are free to accept or decline at our absolute discretion. We will contact you to confirm the booking at which point a contract will come into existence between us.
2.3 Your booking is only valid once adequate payment has been arranged prior to the event, unless otherwise individually agreed with the chamber.
3.1 Cancellation by you
3.1.1 Where otherwise not specifically stated for the individual events and if you wish to cancel a booking, you should notify us of your cancellation more than 72 hours prior to the event to receive a full refund less a £5 administration charge. If you cancel 72 hours or less prior to the event you will be charged the full price of the event.
3.1.2 Participants may be substituted, provided the Chamber is notified in due course and at the discretion of the Chamber.
3.2 Cancellation by us
3.2.1 We will use our best endeavours to provide the events on the dates specified, however if we need to cancel an event we will give you as much notice as possible. In these circumstances and subject to clause 3.3 we will either refund the price of the event in full or, if you would prefer, we will put your payment towards another event. Please be advised that we cannot be held responsible for any travel or other related costs incurred should an event be postponed or cancelled.
3.2.2 We reserve the right to amend or cancel your booking at any time. if your booking is cancelled we will refund any fees paid except in case of Force Majeure.
3.3 Force Majeure
3.3.1 No refund of fees already paid is available where an event is cancelled for a reason that is beyond reasonable control of the Chamber (including but not limited to industrial dispute affecting any third party, governmental regulations or action, military action, fire, flood, disaster, civil riot, acts of terrorism or war) (“Force Majeure Event”).
3.3.2 The Chamber reserves the right to reschedule an event in case of a Force Majeure Event.
4 Limitation of liability
4.3 Our maximum aggregate liability for to you and any guest or attendee whose attendance is booked and/or paid for by you and all losses, claims, demands, damages, costs and/or expenses of any kind howsoever arising out of or in connection with any event (including in respect of negligence) shall not exceed the price paid for the event in question.
4.4 Nothing in these Terms shall restrict and/or exclude in any way our liability for
4.4.1 death or personal injury resulting from our negligence;
4.4.2 fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation.
1. How we use your personal information
1.2 Please take the time to read these, as they include important terms which apply to you.
2. Our right to vary the Terms
2.1 We have the right to revise and amend these Terms at any time in our sole discretion.
2.2 You will be subject to the policies and Terms in force at the time that you register as a Member or order products from us, unless any change to those policies or the Terms is required to be made by law or governmental authority (in which case it will apply to orders previously placed by you).
3. Third party rights
A person who is not party to the Terms or a Contract shall not have any rights under or in connection with them under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999.
4.1 If a court or any other competent authority finds that any provision of these Terms (or part of any provision) is invalid, illegal or unenforceable, that provision or part-provision shall, to the extent required, be deemed deleted, and the validity and enforceability of the other provisions of the Terms shall not be affected.
4.2 If any invalid, unenforceable or illegal provision of the Terms would be valid, enforceable and legal if some part of it were deleted, the provision shall apply with the minimum modification necessary to make it legal, valid and enforceable.
5. Governing law and jurisdiction
In the event of any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with these Terms or its subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims):
5.1.1 These Terms shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, English law
5.1.2 The parties irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.