Disclaimer, Terms & Conditions

Terms & Conditions

These terms and conditions apply to all registrants of Hamburg Balboa Festival.

  • Bookings are made valid only upon arrival of payment. You have to make your payment until the date quoted in your confirmation email. If there is no date quoted the payment has to be made within 7 working days after the confirmation.
  • All bookings are accepted on the basis of these Terms & Conditions and by making this booking you understand and agree to be bound to them at all times. “The organisers” is the company Hamburg Balboa GbR. We draw your attention to our Cancellation Policy and also remind you that dancing is an aerobic activity, and that participation is at your own risk. Hamburg Balboa GbR cannot accept responsibility for any claim, loss or damage which may occur from your participation at Hamburg Balboa Festival (short: HBF)
  • We can only permit you to attend the event after receipt of the full participation fee and if you registered with a partner your both participation fees.
  • We do not accept partial payments. To secure your spot you have to pay the full amount.
  • If you don’t pay within the quoted time for payment, we are free to pass your ticket on to the next person on the waiting list.
  • After receiving a workshop pass you can not switch to a party pass. Feel free to find someone with a party pass to swap passes with you. (Must be the same role.)
  • If you are prevented from attending please cancel as early as possible. The refundable amount depends on the date of cancellation:
  • Until 8 weeks before the first day of the event, the refund rate is 90%.
  • Until 6 weeks before the first day of the event, the refund rate is 50%.
  • Please be aware that we cannot refund the fee if you cancel less than 6 weeks before the event start date. But we will gladly accept if you find someone who is willing to take your place.
  • Partner registrations: If one part of the two cancels their spot, the partners spot will be cancelled as well, as the advantage of the partner registration is not valid anymore by then.
  • If we do not have an available spot you will be added to the waiting list. This can happen if the pass you have applied for is fully booked or if there is a large imbalance between leaders and followers in the workshop.
  • We cannot make any refunds or cannot accept your application because you have already bought travel tickets or already booked accommodation. You should not book anything till your application is accepted.
  • Recording of teaching contents / lesson structures and workshop summaries require approval of the teacher/s and filmed person/s.
  • The organisers allow themselves to change the schedule or the teachers, in case of canceled flight, injury or sickness of one of them. There will be no refund for any of those cases.
  • Hamburg Balboa GbR is not responsible for your personal items, in case of lost or theft, please keep an eye on them.
  • Hamburg Balboa GbR and the Teachers are not responsible for any injury during the workshop.
  • In the classrooms: – Dancing shoes are compulsory- Be respectful, don’t damage or get the floor dirty (no food or drinks inside)
  • By registering for Hamburg Balboa Festival every participant agrees to picture and video recordings as well as to the use and publication of such recordings for the purposes of public reporting on the event or of marketing of the services offered on our websites, including in social media.
  • The organisers reserve the right to make any change to the classes, workshops, teachers, venues & prices without prior notice. Before traveling to Hamburg Balboa Festival, please check this website for the latest updates or email hamburgbalboafestival@gmail.com. During the HBF, please look out for updates on Facebook Page for the latest news.
  • No addition of dance powder on our floors is allowed, this can lead to injuries with less experienced dancers.
  • Hamburg Balboa GbR reserves the right to refuse admittance to anyone during the course of the weekend.
  • If you behave inappropriately, you may be asked to leave without any refunds given.
  • With your registration to this workshop you accept our terms and conditions.

Bank Account

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Hamburg Balboa GbR
c/o Marie Kleinert
Grosse Brunnenstrasse 26
22763 Hamburg

hamburgbalboafestival {adddd} gmail.com

Steuernummer: 41/626/04169


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Pursuant to section 7, para. 1 of the TMG (Telemediengesetz – Tele Media Act by German law), we as service providers are liable for our own content on these pages in accordance with general laws. However, pursuant to sections 8 to 10 of the TMG, we as service providers are not under obligation to monitor external information provided or stored on our website. Once we have become aware of a specific infringement of the law, we will immediately remove the content in question. Any liability concerning this matter can only be assumed from the point in time at which the infringement becomes known to us.

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