Membership Terms & Conditions
TERMS & CONDITIONS
By proceeding with the registration process for membership of Londonderry Chamber of Commerce, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions. In this agreement, a Member is defined as a member of the Londonderry Chamber of Commerce a company limited by guarantee and registered in Northern Ireland with number R486.
These terms and conditions form the basis of the legal relationship between a Member and the Londonderry Chamber ofCommerce.
2. Applications for Membership
Membership of the Londonderry Chamber of Commerce is open to any business either public or private, or individuals in a business environment.
3. Membership Fees
3.1 You agree to pay an annual payment (Annual Subscription) to the Londonderry Chamber of Commerce, the sum of which is set by the Londonderry Chamber of Commerce from time to time.
3.2 You agree to make a payment which is equal to the Annual Subscription on the date that you make an application to become a member of the Londonderry Chamber of Commerce and annually thereafter.
3.3 Membership fees correspond to the number of employees in the member company. The Londonderry Chamber of Commerce reserves the right to cancel or amend a membership if these details provided to the Chamber are deliberately misleading.
4.1 Should you wish to cancel your membership, you are required to do so in writing within 30 days before the membership expiry date. Unless such notice of intention is given, any subscription is payable in full. You will not be entitled to any refund, either in full or part, of any annual subscription that you have paid, unless the membership subscription is cancelled within the 30-day period from the membership expiry date.
4.2 The Londonderry Chamber of Commerce will be entitled to cancel your membership if:
4.2.1 any fees including but not limited to the annual subscription fees remain unpaid for a period of 60 days from the date that payment is due;
4.2.2 the renewal of the membership is refused by the Londonderry Chamber of Commerce
4.2.3 you (in the opinion of the Londonderry Chamber of Commerce)behave inappropriately towards other members or towards the Londonderry Chamber of Commerce
4.2.4 you (in the opinion of the Londonderry Chamber of Commerce) bring the Londonderry Chamber of Commerce into disrepute;
4.2.5 you breached these terms and conditions.
5. Groups of Companies
Where a company that forms part of a group of companies successfully applies for Membership, this does not entitle any parent or subsidiary of the company, or other subsidiary of any such parent to become a Member. Each company within such a group shall be required to apply separately for Membership.
6. Third parties
No rights are conferred on any person who is not a party to these terms and conditions.
Each provision contained in these terms and conditions shall be severable from any other provisions, and if any part of any provision shall be found to be invalid, illegal or void for any reason,such invalidity, illegality or void shall not affect any other part of such provision or any other provision contained in these terms and conditions which shall continue to have force and effect.
8. Entire agreement
These terms and conditions constitute the entire agreement between the parties and supersede all prior agreements, negotiations, representations and proposals, whether written or oral, concerning the subject matter of the Terms.
9. Governing law
The Terms shall be construed in accordance with the laws of Northern Ireland and the parties hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Northern Irish Courts.
You shall not assign any of your rights or obligations under these terms and conditions without our prior written consent. We shall have the right to assign or otherwise delegate or any of our rights or obligations under these terms and conditions upon notification to you.
11. Code of membership
Members agree to be bound by the articles of association of Londonderry Chamber of Commerce and by the code of membership (available to view at www.londonderrychamber.co.uk), the code of operation and such other by-laws of Londonderry Chamber of Commerce as are in force from time to time.
Londonderry Chamber of Commerce gives you no warranty or assurance about any recommendations or referrals we make in respect of third parties and the services they supply. You should satisfy yourself as to the suitability of any such third parties and the services they supply for your purposes. All implied warranties and conditions are excluded, to the maximum extent permitted by law. Londonderry Chamber of Commerce only provides you with such recommendations and referrals on the basis that all representations, warranties, conditions and other terms are excluded to the maximum extent permitted law (including, without limitation, the condition simplied by law of satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose and the use of reasonable care and skill which, but for this legal notice, might have effect in relation to any referral or recommendation).
13.1 All events must be booked and paid for in advance.
13.2 Cancellations may be communicated by telephone or in person but must be confirmed in writing. Failure to cancel in writing could result in 100% of the charge being incurred.
13.2.1 Cancellations less than 3 days before the event/activity will be charged at the full rate.
13.2.2 Cancellations less than 7 but more than 3 days before the event/activity will incur 50% charge.
13.2.3 Cancellations up to 7 days prior to the event/activity will incur no charge. (This is not applicable to events such as the Annual Dinner)
13.2.4 By being a Chamber member you grant the event organisers full rights to use the images resulting from event photography and /or video filming, and any reproductions or adaptations of the images. This might include (but is not limited to), the right to use them in their printed and online publicity, social media, press releases and Chamber publications.
14. Errors and Omissions Excepted
Every care is taken to ensure that all information on Londonderry Chamber of Commerce publications including the website, and e-newsletter is correct. However, there may still be errors and we apologise for any inconvenience that this may cause. If you find an error or omission, please let us know, and we will correct it as soon as possible after verification.