Terms and Conditions of Art Class Italy Pty Ltd (ACI)

  1. ACI has offered you either 30 or 60 hours of art classes (tuition) in a group setting the consideration for which is the payment of the price prescribed for that class as indicated in the artist’s page.

  2. You have accepted the offer and agree to pay the consideration and you have read and understood and have agreed to the terms outlined in this document.

  3. The class will be held in a dedicated premises in a town and country to be determined by ACI and may be changed at short notice to another place in the same general locality.

  4. ACI has retained the services of one or more competent artist/teachers to provide the tuition in a class setting and may at any time replace that artist/teacher should he/she become unavailable for any reason.

  5. You are one person in a class that is provided with a studio space that is shared with other participants for the duration of the tuition. If, in at the discretion of the artist/ teacher, he/she forms the opinion that you have behaved in a manner that will affect the enjoyment and attention of fellow participants, you can be asked to leave the class by a Director or the Concierge of ACI in writing for a certain period and/ or permanently. In the event you fail to comply you may be forcibly removed from the premises, but only at the direction of a Director of ACI.

  6. ACI reserves the right to use the two “interval days” to fulfil its obligation to you to provide 60 hours tuition. You agree to accept any “re-organised timetable” or forfeit any hours lost at no cost to ACI.

  7. ACI will not be liable for any injury caused to you either in the studio, or in transit to or from the studio, or travelling and attending outdoors in the course of the art class, or any ancillary activity (.e.g. lunch stop, view stop, sunburn etc) and you indemnify ACI and its artist/teachers, subcontractors, employees and Directors from any liability connected in any way with the delivery of the art class or any optional activity to you.

  8. You agree to take out travel insurance and take care to avoid injury when using the equipment and materials provided to you in the studio.

  9. You agree to the following Refund policy.

    • If you become ill from Covid & are unable to attend then a full refund will be provided.
    • ACI will refund the reservation fee up to 7 days after receipt of the Class Confirmed email we send to you.

    • After the class is confirmed ACI will NOT refund the reservation fee unless requested within 7 days of payment.
      ACI will only refund 50% of the balance Class Confirmation fee paid to confirm your place up to two weeks before the class starts. For example
      • 10 day class - Total fee 1,900 Euro/AU$3160. Reservation fee 380 Euro / $660- non refundable. Confirmation fee paid 1,520 Euro/AU$2500. 50%= 760 Euro / A$1250 refundable.
      • 5 day class - Total fee 1,100 Euro/$1,880. Reservation fee 220Euro / A$380- non refundable. Confirmation fee paid 880 Euro/ A$1500. 50%= 440 Euro / A$750 refundable.
    • If the class confirmation fee is only part paid e.g. $2000 then 50% of the full amount of the confirmation fee will be non refundable ($1250) and $ 750 will be refunded.
    • Transferring a participant’s place to another person may be available, as long as the participant introduces the replacement person and advises ACI by email in advance.
    • If you prefer a credit note , ACI will issue to you a credit note that is fully transferable, for a future art class provided the full amount is paid for the class not attended.
    • ACI will retain the funds and apply them to any future class within 2 years from the date of reservation payment . Thereafter the funds will be forfeited.
    • If the future class fee is less than the amount held in credit there will be no refund of the balance payable for attending the future class. If the future class is more than the credit held, the difference must be paid before your place will be confirmed.
    • If the credit note is not used by you within 2 years the amount will be forfeited.
    • Each Art Class has been priced on the basis of a minimum number of participants. In the event that fewer than the minimum number of participants have confirmed their booking 60 days from the date of commencement, ACI reserves the right to cancel the Art Class giving a full refund of all monies paid including deposits, or to offer arrangements to proceed with a later Class.
    • MOST IMPORTANT: The Class will be given a “Status” that will indicate what you should do book a place. For example:
      • Class Open: This means you should reserve your place in the class by payment of your reservation fee and wait for us to send you an email to advise you the class is confirmed and will proceed.

      • Class Confirmed: Students who pay the reservation fee will be notified by email when the class numbers are enough for the class to proceed. Students will then then have 7 days to make all the necessary arrangements – booking flights, accommodation and paying the balance of the class fee. Tip: Ensure you will have a valid passport for the whole time you are away.

      • Class Full: means that we are not taking any further bookings for that class.

      • Class Postponed: This means that the class has been postponed to a future date.

  10. You must agree you have read and understood these terms and conditions before payment will be accepted.