BAPIA membership Terms and Conditions
BAPIA Membership Terms and Conditions
We are: BAPIA Ltd (company registration number 06807391).
Our address is: 79 Shiplake Bottom, Peppard Common, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire RG9 5HJ.
We can be contacted at: In writing to the above address, 0208 123 1746, or by email.
Welcome to BAPIA. This document contains a lot of information some of which is legal in nature. We have tried to make this as clear as possible and would encourage you to read this carefully before becoming a Member and receiving our Services. When you become a Member and receive our Services you agree to be bound by this agreement.
Meanings of words used by us
“agreement” is a reference to the agreement we have in place with you to provide Services and which is set out in this document;
“Annual Membership” means Membership which operates on an annual basis and which is subject to the payment of a one-off annual Membership Fee;
“BAPIA”, “we”, “us” and “our” are references to BAPIA Ltd;
“Member” is a reference to the person or entity who has applied and been accepted for Membership;
“Membership” means the scheme which we offer to Members who are registered with us and who have paid the Membership Fee;
“Membership Fee” means the fee payable for Membership;
“Monthly Membership” means Membership which is subject to the payment of a monthly Membership Fee;
“Registration Form” means the form which you are required to complete in order to apply for Membership;
“Service(s)” means the services that we provide as part of the Membership;
“you”, “your” and “yours” are references to you the business entity or person named on the Registration Form and who has applied for Membership.
How to become a Member
1.1 Membership to BAPIA is open to businesses operating in the balloon and party industry in the United Kingdom.
1.2 If you would like to apply for Membership you will need to complete our online Registration Form which can be found on our website. The level of Membership that you require must be selected on the Registration Form.
1.3 You must be 18 years or over in order to become a Member.
1.4 You agree to take particular care when providing us with your details and warrant that these details are accurate and complete at the time of registration and are not false or misleading. You must provide us with valid and complete contact details and a valid email address. Any material changes to this information, including any change of address or contact details, must be notified to us as soon as possible.
1.5 The applicable Membership Fee must be paid at the same time as submitting the completed Registration Form.
2. Membership Level
2.1 Once we receive your completed Registration Form and the applicable Membership Fee, we will review the application and advise you when your application is accepted and the start date.
2.2 Annual Membership runs from the 26th April of each year. If you join part way through a year Membership will run from the date we notify to you once the Registration Form is accepted.
2.3 Annual Membership is renewed automatically on the 26th April of each year.
2.4 Monthly Membership runs for 12 months from the date we notify to you following acceptance of the Registration Form. Monthly Membership is for a minimum of 12 months after which it runs from month to month until terminated.
3. Membership Fees
3.1 The Membership Fee which you are required to pay will be stated on the Registration Form and on our website.
3.2 Our accepted payment methods are PayPal, credit or debit cards, cheque or bank transfer.
3.3 We will notify you at least 14 days before your Annual Membership is due for renewal to ensure that you have sufficient time to pay the Membership Fee for the forthcoming year.
3.4 Membership Fees for Monthly Membership will be due for payment on the same day each month which will typically coincide with the monthly anniversary of the date you joined.
3.5 If we do not receive payment on the due date then your Membership will automatically stop and will not start again until you have made the required payment and we agree to continue the Membership.
What is covered in your Membership
4.1 Membership entitles you to a range of benefits which may vary from time to time. Details of all benefits will be made available to you upon joining and any new benefits will be advertised and notified to you as and when they become available to Members.
4.2 We reserve the right to alter or withdraw benefits which we offer to Members in order to ensure that the offerings we make available remain competitive and relevant for Members.
5.1 Membership entitles your business to automatic inclusion in our group insurance policies. This will provide cover for public and products liability and employer liability. Legal expenses insurance cover is also provided.
5.2 Insurance cover is subject to the individual terms and conditions of each of the insurance companies details of which are provided when you become a Member. A failure to adhere to the insurance policy terms and conditions may result in insurance cover being withdrawn or terminated.
5.3 Please note that BAPIA is neither an insurance broker nor a provider of insurance. It is for each Member to ascertain whether the group insurance policy which is part of the Membership meets your individual requirements.
5.4 We have also negotiated discounts from different insurance companies for our Members. In order to avail of this benefit a Member will need to purchase the insurance either through the nominated broker or the relevant insurance company directly.
What we do with Your Information
6. Your Information
6.1 Where we have requested information from you to provide the Services, you agree to provide us with accurate, up to date and complete information.
6.2 We reserve the right to verify with third parties the accuracy of information that you provide to us.
6.3 You authorise us to use, store or otherwise process your personal information in order to provide the Services to you and for marketing and credit control purposes.
Membership Cancellation, Termination or Suspension
Disclaimer and limits to our liability
7. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
General legal points
9.1 We may subcontract any part or parts of the Services that we provide to you from time to time and we may assign or novate any part or parts of our rights under this agreement by giving you written notice.
9.2 Any error or omission in any information, or document issued by us shall be subject to correction provided that the correction does not materially affect the contract.
9.3 We may alter or vary this at any time and any revised terms will be notified to you and displayed on our website.
9.5 If any term or condition of our agreement shall be deemed invalid, illegal or unenforceable, the parties hereby agree that such term or condition shall be deemed to be deleted and the remainder of the agreement shall continue in force without such term or condition.
9.6 This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law. Both parties agree that the courts of England and Wales shall have exclusive jurisdiction to determine any dispute.
9.7 No delay or failure on our part to enforce our rights or remedies under the agreement shall constitute a waiver on our part of such rights or remedies unless such waiver is confirmed in writing.
9.8 It is not intended that the undertakings and obligations of the parties set out in this agreement shall be for the benefit of and capable of being enforced by any other person by virtue of the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999.
Last updated: July 2020