General terms and conditions of business
Course and payment conditions
With his registration the signatory commits himself to the definite participation in the course described in detail. By doing so, he/she declares his/her agreement to the course conditions and the payment method listed below.
1. course conditions
a) Coral-Dive-Center is entitled to determine the start and end time of the course.
b) All parts of the course will be conducted according to PADI standards, if applicable. The course leader is responsible for the presentation of the contents.
c) The instructor has the right to exclude from the course persons who disturb the course or obstruct other course participants or persons who do not meet the course requirements. There is no right to a refund of the course fee.
d) Only after receipt of the registration fee and its acceptance the participant is considered accepted.
e) Additional services such as travel, hotel reservations, transfers or similar are not part of this contract. They are not subject to our obligations, nor is any liability assumed for them.
f ) The participant is responsible for the punctual appearance during the course. Additional lessons to the course are generally subject to a fee. The first additional lesson is free of charge, further additional lessons are charged at € 50.00 per lesson. Failure to meet PADI performance requirements will result in non-certification.
g) Course participants are encouraged to take out personal insurance to cover damage to health or loss of equipment. There is no liability on the part of Coral-Dive-Center. Special attention is drawn to the transport and storage of equipment.
2. terms of payment
a) After registration the participant will receive an invoice for the course fee to be paid. The invoice is due according to the terms of payment stated therein.
b) In the event of a course not taking place without written cancellation, the participant must pay the full cost of the course.
d) It is the duty of goodwill to credit or refund the course fee in the form of a credit note for another course date if a course is cancelled. However, this requires the payment of the entire course price.
3. cancellation conditions
a) Cancellations must always be made in writing.
b) The acceptance of a cancellation for reasons other than health reasons is subject to goodwill. There is no obligation to do so. Should such a cancellation be accepted, point 2 d) of the above conditions will come into force.
d) Cancellations with a medical certificate up to 4 weeks before the course starts will be refunded.
e) Cancellations with a medical certificate up to 2 weeks before the start of the course will be refunded at 50% of the course fees. After this date no refund is possible.
f) In cases of cancellation where the course participant has not yet paid the course fee, the participant is generally entitled to the outstanding amounts less the refunds agreed above.
§ 4 Data Protection Notice
4.1 We point out that personal data is stored for administrative purposes. The collection, storage, modification, transmission, blocking, deletion and use of personal data is always in accordance with the applicable data protection regulations and other legal provisions.
4.2 In the course of the order process, various personal data are requested, which are transmitted by sending the order together with the other data of the order. This collection is exclusively for the fulfilment of our own business purposes.
4.3 A passing on of personal data to third parties takes place exclusively to the service partners involved in the contract processing, e.g. the credit institute commissioned with payment matters. In cases where personal data is passed on to third parties, the scope of the data transmitted is limited to the minimum required.
You have the right to receive information free of charge about the personal data stored about you. If the personal data stored by us regarding your person is incorrect, the data will of course be corrected upon receipt of a corresponding notice from you.
You also have the right to revoke your consent to the storage of your personal data at any time with effect for the future. In the event of a corresponding notification, the personal data stored concerning your person will be deleted, unless the data in question are not stored in our database.
You have the right to receive information free of charge about the personal data stored about you. If the personal data stored by us concerning your person is incorrect, the data will of course be corrected on your request.
You also have the right to revoke your consent to the storage of your personal data at any time with effect for the future. In the event of a corresponding notification, the personal data stored about you will be deleted, unless the data in question is still required to fulfil the obligations of the contractual relationship concluded or statutory regulations prevent deletion. In this case, a blockage of the personal data concerned takes the place of a deletion.
The contractual relationship between Coral-Dive-Center and the customer as well as the respective terms and conditions are subject to the laws of the Federal Republic of Germany. If the customer is a consumer, the existing legal regulations and rights in favour of the consumer under the law of the country of residence of the customer remain unaffected by this agreement. The application of UN purchase law is excluded.
Exclusive place of jurisdiction is Sindelfingen, Germany, if the customer is a merchant in the sense of the German Commercial Code (HGB) or a public corporation.
6. severability clause
Should individual provisions of these General Terms and Conditions be wholly or partially invalid or later lose their legal validity, the validity of the remaining provisions shall not be affected.
Status May 2020