terms & conditions

  1. Registration as Member 
    In order to become member (“Member”) of Expat Family Frankfurt (“EFF”) a registration form shown on the website expat-family.de has to be completed. By completing this registration form an agreement about a Membership is entered into between the Member and EFF (Einzelunternehmen of  Kai Ullmann,Tannenwaldweg 100a, 61350 Bad Homburg as Founder of EFF). EFF acceptsthe offer and confirms this agreement by a confirmation e-mail. EFF organizes casual and fun events and trips for expats (“Events”).

  2. Participation in events

    2.1 Members and other participants of Events (“Participants”) acknowledge that participation in an Event might be physically strenuous. It is acknowledged that participation in an Event could be physically demanding. The Participant agrees that he/she is physically capable of competing in the Events and agrees to be solely responsible for his/her actions. EFF, its employees, agents or sponsors are not responsible for any injury or illness that the Participant may suffer as a result of his/her participation in the Event except for cases of a liability of EFF as set forth in section 4.1.

    2.3  EFF is also entitled to impose Event rules upon the Participant from time to time which will form part of these Conditions.

    2.4 EFF reserves the right at any time to remove Participants from the Event or prevent Participants participating in the Event if in EFF's sole discretion, it considers such action necessary for safety reasons or the proper enjoyment of the Event by other Participants or for any other reasonable reason. No refund of any fees shall be made if the Participant has acted negligently, maliciously, with wilful misconduct or otherwise without due care and attention for the Event or other participants, so as to cause his/her removal.

    2.5 While EFF takes care with the staging of the Event, the Participant acknowledges that personal accident and personal items insurance is his or her sole responsibility.

    2.6 The minimum age of membership or participation in the Events is 18 years old at registration date respectively at Event date. Adults are entitled to be accompanied by their minor children.

    2.7 The Participant acknowledges and agrees that EFF will organize and run the Event and will have sole authority and be the final arbiter on all decisions relating to the safety and organization of the Event, the rules of the Event.

    2.8 These Conditions are personal to the Participant and it may not assign any of its rights or obligations under this Agreement without the prior written consent of EFF.

    2.9 The Participant acknowledges and accepts that circumstances concerning an Event may change from time to time for reasons out of EFF's reasonable control or otherwise, without EFF incurring any liability and without any rights to withdrawal being accrued by the Participant. EFF reserves the right to modify Events from those offered at the time of the Member's registration at any time. EFF shall not be liable to refund Membership Fee or participation fee should the Event be canceled due to Force Majeure.

  3. Payments, Costs

    3.1 The prices for the Membership packages are shown on expat-family.de. The total amount shall be due immediately upon registration and can only be affected by payment via PayPal. The Member agrees that any data (e.g. name, credit card number, expiry date, bank details, etc.) which could be necessary for the due processing of such payment could be transferred to third parties involved in the execution of the debiting procedure.

    3.2 EFF reserves the right to change the prices for Membership or future Events. Any price amendments shall become effective with reasonable prior notice. If the Member agrees to a collection of fees by EFF, the Member shall at all times provide for sufficient funds for collection of the Membership fee. Any costs caused by the failure to do so shall be borne by the Member.

    3.3 The Participant shall not be eligible or entitled to participate in the Event until full paymentof the Membership Fee or participation fee has been received by EFF prior to the beginning of the event.

    3.4 Additional costs in connection with an Event such as entrance fees, drinks, food, etc. are not included in the Membership fee or participation fee.  
  4. Liability, Indemnity 

    4.1 The Participant assumes full and complete responsibility for any injury or accident which may occurwhile the Participant is traveling to or from the Event, during the Event, or while the Participant is on the premises of the Event. EFF shall only be liable for any damages, irrespective of the cause of action, including tort, which are caused by gross negligence or willful misconduct of EFF. This does not limit the liability of EFF for personal injury and property damage claims based on the German Product Liability Act.  

    4.2 The Participant shall indemnify and hold EFF harmless for claims for breach of third-party rights for which the Participant is responsible or any damage which is caused by a breach of any contractual obligations by the Participant.

  5. Use of Media
    The Participant grants full permissionto EFF to use and publish on expat-family.de any photographs, videotapes, motion pictures, website images, recordings or any other record of the Events. If the Participant does not agree with this useand publication, he/she shall inform EFF before or right at the beginning of the Event.    

  6. Termination

    6.1 The term of the Membership shall be automatically renewed for a further period of the same length asoriginally agreed upon unless terminated with prior notice of 10 days. Each party may terminate this agreement without cause at anytime with the effect that the Membership terminates at the end of the Membership period. Each party may terminate this agreement for good cause immediately without prior notice period. On EFF's side, a good cause shall be given if the Member violates substantial contractual obligations.

    6.2 Any termination shall require that the party sends a notice of termination by sending a respective email to the other party. The termination notice of a Member shall include the Member's name and email address.

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