Site Use – Terms & Conditions

(For Hire Terms and Conditions click here)

These terms and conditions form the basis on which you can visit us and our website and enter into a contract to hire the facilities detailed therein. Please read them carefully as they contain important information.

This site is owned and operated by Cerne Abbas Village Hall, Kettlebridge Lane, Duck Street, Cerne Abbas, DT2 7GY.
If you have any queries about these terms and conditions or if you have any comments about our website, you can contact us using the Contact Us form.

1. The contract between us
Is governed by the Terms & Conditions below & the Terms & Conditions of Hire (T & C H) The hiring by you or your agent of any or all of the Village Hall facilities confirms your acceptance of all these Terms & Conditions.

2. Ownership of rights

All rights, including copyright, in this website are owned by or licensed to [Cerne Abbas Village Hall]. Any use of this website or its contents, including copying or storing it or them in whole or part, other than for your own personal, non commercial use, is prohibited without our permission. You may not modify, distribute or repost anything on this website for any purpose.

3. Accuracy of content

We have taken care in the preparation of the content of this website, in particular to ensure that prices quoted are correct at the time of publishing and that all facilities have been fairly described. Any dimensions, capacities and equipment quoted for the facilities are approximate only and are subject to change.

4. Damage to your computer

We try to ensure that this website is free from viruses or defects. However, we cannot guarantee that your use of this website or any websites accessible through it will not cause damage to your computer. It is your responsibility to ensure that the right equipment is available to use the website. Except in the case of negligence on our part, we will not be liable to any person for any loss or damage which may arise to computer equipment as a result of using this website.

5. Availability

All request to hire facilities are subject to acceptance and availability and confirmation by us in writing including e-mail sent from an address appearing on this site.

6. Errors

Any errors made by you in hiring will be rectified (subject to availability of alternative dates/facilities) free of charge. If we make an error in good faith (e.g. double booking) then the date of the confirmed booking shall determine any conflict in favour of the earlier date.

7. Price

The prices payable for hiring the facilities are as set out in our website. All prices are inclusive of VAT at the current rates and are correct at the time of entering information.

8. Payment terms

These will be confirmed when your requirements are confirmed.

9. Acknowledgement and acceptance of your order

If you provide us with your e-mail address we will notify you by e-mail as soon as possible to confirm receipt of your request to hire and e-mail you again to confirm details and acceptance. Alternatively standard mail can be used.

10. Cancellation rights

You can cancel a booking within seven days of receipt of confirmation without penalty.
If, after this period of seven days, providing that cancellation of a confirmed booking is received 14 days prior to the booked date or, if received later, the booked facility is re-booked by a third party then there will be no charge.
Otherwise the full booking fee less 20% will be charged.

11. Cancellation by us

We reserve the right to cancel the contract between us if:
For a reason(s) beyond our control the facility booked is not available, is unusable or is,in any way, not fit for the purpose hired or if required depositsor other payments are not received by the due date.
Our liability under these circumstances is limited to return of any deposit paid and specifically excludes consequential loss or damage or hurt.

12 General

You must observe and comply with all applicable regulations and legislation, including obtaining all necessary licences.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, nothing in these terms and conditions is intended to limit any rights you might have as a consumer under applicable law or other statutory rights that may not be excluded nor in any way to exclude or limit our liability to you for any death or personal injury resulting from our negligence.

13 Notices

Unless otherwise expressly stated in these terms and conditions, all notices from you to us must be in writing and sent to our contact address at Cerne Abbas Village Hall, Kettlebridge Lane, Duck Street, Cerne Abbas, DT2 7GY. and all notices from us to you will be displayed on our website from time to time.

14. Changes to legal notices

We reserve the right to change these terms and conditions from time to time.

15 Law, jurisdiction and language

This website, any content contained therein and any contract brought into being as a result of usage of this website are governed by and construed in accordance with English law. Parties to any such contract agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales. All contracts are concluded in English.

16 Invalidity

If any part of these terms and conditions is unenforceable (including any provision in which we exclude our liability to you) the enforceability of any other part of these conditions will not be affected.

17 Privacy

You acknowledge and agree to be bound by the terms of our privacy policy.

18 Third party rights

Nothing in this Agreement is intended to, nor shall it confer any rights on a third party.