Please read these terms carefully before you confirm that you wish to take part in the Trial. If you take part in more than one Trial, these terms and conditions shall apply to each such Trial.
Set out below are the terms and conditions that govern the trial at the location and date you have selected.
If you are a trialist of under 18 years of age you cannot book directly for a trial. Your parent or guardian must make the request for a trial place on your behalf.
The use of the words “you” or “your” means the trialist if over 18 years of age and the parent /guardian of a trialist under 18 years of age from the time of requesting a place to the completion of the actual trial.
When we use the words “writing” or “written” relates to all forms of written communication including letters, emails, texts.
“We” or “us” refers to We Scout U.
YOUR PLACE ON THE TRIAL
In order to take part in the Trial you will need to register on our Website and complete our online booking form found on www.wescountu.co.uk/trials.
Once we have accepted your request for a place on the Trial and your payment has been processed, we will send you a confirmatory email (the “Confirmation”). By us sending the Confirmation we have accepted your request for a place on the Trial and a contract has come into existence between you and us in accordance with the terms set out herein.
CHANGING YOUR MIND
You may change your mind about attending the Trial at any time. However, we will only be able to provide you with a refund for the Trial if you inform us in writing within 14 days of the date of Confirmation that you want a refund (the “Cancellation Period”), subject to clause 5.3.
If you request a refund after the Cancellation Period we are under no obligation to refund you.
You will not be entitled to a refund for the Trial if it has taken place before your request or is due to take place within 7 days of your request, even if this is during the Cancellation Period.
You acknowledge and accept that the Trial may take place during the Cancellation Period.
OUR RIGHTS TO PREVENT YOU PARTICIPATING IN THE TRIAL
We may prevent you from participating on the Trial at any time by informing you if:
You do not make a payment to us when it is due or, if we remind you that payment is due (which we are not under any obligation to do and may not do), you still do not make payment within 3 days of our reminder;
You do not, within a reasonable time of us asking for it, provide us with information that is in our reasonable opinion necessary for us to allow your participation on the Trial, for example, relevant giving us a medical history;
We believe, in our absolute discretion, that the reason for your attendance at the Trial (whether wholly or in part) may not be for improving and/or demonstrating your footballing ability, for example (but without limitation) if you are attending the Trial to scout other attendees; or
You do not comply with these terms.
CONDUCT WHILST AT THE TRIAL
Throughout the duration of the Trial you will:
At all times meet and comply with the rules of participation that will be explained to you by one of our We scout U members of staff;
Not misbehave, act dangerously, disruptively or in any other way we deem unacceptable at any time (or encourage other attendees to do so);
Comply with all of our reasonable requirements for your attendance at the Trial;
Obey all reasonable directions of our members of WSU staff;
Play to the best of your skill and ability at all times; and
Maintain a positive and supportive attitude towards our members of staff and other attendees.
If you behave in a way that in our reasonable opinion violates any of the terms.
We may, in our absolute discretion, ask you to leave the Trial. In such circumstances, you will not be entitled to a refund.
You must ensure that you are physically fit and able to participate in the Trial and you must inform us of any medical condition you have and know about or medication that you require or may require prior to your attendance on the Trial. Failure to comply with this clause may put your health at risk and will automatically terminate your contract with us (subject to the continuation in force of any terms which are expressly stated to continue in force after termination).
In accordance with clause 8.3, in the event that you may require medical attention during the Trial, subject to any information you have provided to us, beforehand you consent to us administering and/or arranging necessary treatment if, in the reasonable opinion of a first aid certified member of staff, it is necessary.
Other than for any injury or medical condition caused by our negligence, and in accordance with clause 11, you accept and agree that we shall not be held liable or responsible for any injuries that you receive during, or any medical conditions you suffer as a result of your participation in, the Trial.
TRIAL PRICE AND PAYMENT
The price of the Trial will be the price indicated on the registration page.
Payment for the Trial will be made through our payment partners Stripe. By making a payment through Stripe you will be accepting their terms and conditions. We do not, and shall not, at any time hold any of your credit/debit card details and should you have any issue with regard to payment please contact us to investigate immediately.
CANCELLATIONS DUE TO WEATHER AND NUMBERS
In the unlikely event that your Trial is cancelled due to adverse weather conditions we will inform you as soon as reasonably possible and offer a refund or guaranteed another place on an arranged trial date in the future
We reserve the right to cancel your Trial at any time due to insufficient participant numbers. Should this be the case, we will inform you as soon as reasonably possible and offer you a refund or an alternative date for the Trial.
ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE SUFFERED BY YOU
Except in respect of death or personal injury resulting from any negligence or fraud by us, or our officers, employees, subcontractors or agents, we will not be responsible in any way (and we hereby exclude any liability) for, whether in tort, contract or otherwise:
Any injury sustained or illness suffered by you or anyone accompanying you whilst travelling to, during or after the Trial;
Any loss of or damage to any property belonging to you during the Trial resulting from any cause whatsoever;
For any loss of profit, loss of use, loss of opportunity or any indirect, economic or consequential losses whatsoever; and/or;
Any losses arising from any cancellation, postponing or rearranging of a Trial, including but not limited to, any indirect or consequential losses or damage for travel and accommodation.
The provisions of this clause shall in all cases continue after the expiry or termination of the contract between us and these terms.
We will not be responsible for any items stolen, lost or left behind at any Trial, nor shall we take any responsibility for such items.
We advise that if you intend to participate in the Trial, you have adequate personal injury insurance in place to cover you for any injury or unforeseen circumstances.
We or the trial venue will not be responsible for any damage, accidents, fire or theft to personal vehicles parked or driven to or from or onto the venue car parks.or any loss or theft on any personal belongings kept in vehicles.
During the Trial, we will be taking photographs and making video recordings of you and your performance. You agree to grant to us in perpetuity the right to use your name, photograph, video image or likeness for our reasonable commercial purposes without any restriction, compensation or remuneration.
We will be working with a third-party partner company called Footij Ltd. Footij may choose to include your recordings within their app and also include your Twitter or Instagram account name to accompany the recording. We will ask for prior permission before including such account names and you have the right to refuse inclusion in the Footij app.
We and Footij may also publish video recordings of your performance on social media platforms such as Twitter, Instagram, Facebook or TikTok. We will ask for prior permission before publishing such posts and you have the right to refuse inclusion in the social media channels.
We do not allow any cameras, telephone images, video or other filming/recording equipment at the Trial other than our own and of our partner (Footij Ltd). You may not photograph or record, or attempt to photograph or record (whether permanently or transiently), the Trial or any part of it without first receiving our written consent.
No Outside intermediaries/player agents are permitted to attend the trials, any doing so will be escorted off the premises.
If you are party to a representation contract with an intermediary who is registered with a national football association in accordance with its regulations, you must inform us of this when completing the Website registration form.
We will use the information that you provide to us through GDPR regulations.
If you are not a resident of the European Union please ensure that you are able to travel to and participate in the Trial before making your request for a place. We will not under any circumstances offer or provide visitor visa invitation letters (or any equivalent) to participants. It is your responsibility to ensure that you can travel to and participate in the Trial and, if you are due to attend the Trial but are unable to do so, you will only be entitled to a refund in accordance with clause 9.
You may invite guests (“Spectators”) to accompany you to the Trial. All Spectators must:
Not misbehave, act dangerously, disruptively or in any other way we deem unacceptable at any time (or encourage others to do so);
Obey all reasonable directions of our wsu members of staff;
Comply with all of our reasonable requirements; and
Not be attending in any professional capacity, including but not limited to scouting other Trial participants, or for any purpose other than accompanying you.
You agree that you will be held responsible for any acts or omissions of a Spectator and if a Spectator behaves in a way that in our reasonable opinion violates any of the terms in clause this 15.2 we may, in our absolute discretion, ask either you, the Spectator or both to leave the Trial. In such circumstances, you will not be entitled to a refund.
You acknowledge and understand that your attendance on a Trial in no way guarantees or ensures that you will be offered a trial at any semi or professional football club.
Should a third party invited scout request your details following your participation on a Trial you agree that we can we pass on your information and assist in any communication between you and the third party at their request.
We may transfer our rights and obligations under these terms to another organisation. You may only transfer your rights or your obligations under these terms to another person if we agree to that in writing
We shall not be responsible for any delay or failure in performance of any part of this contract to the extent such delay or failure is caused by fire, flood, extreme weather conditions, explosion, war, organised union or third party labour dispute, embargo, governmental action or failure to act, the act of any civil or military authority, act of God, inability to secure transportation or other material facilities (including without limitation the venue for a Trial), acts or omissions of carriers, power or telecommunications outages, computer failures or by any other causes beyond our reasonable control. Should such an event continue for more than 14 days either of us will be entitled to terminate this contract and if terminated by us, where reasonably possible to do so, we will offer you an alternative Trial and if this is not possible, a refund.
You shall not disclose or use any information from the Trial for commercial purposes
We may combine any data that we receive from you during the Trial with any other data that we have collected from you through our Website.
No failure or delay by either of us to exercise any right or remedy provided under this contract or by law shall be considered a waiver of that or any other right or remedy, nor shall it prevent or restrict the further exercise of that or any other right or remedy. No single or partial exercise of such right or remedy shall prevent or restrict the further exercise of that or any other right or remedy.
Each of the paragraphs of these terms operates separately. If any court or relevant authority decides that any of them are unlawful, the remaining paragraphs will remain in full force and effect.
If we do not insist immediately that you do anything you are required to do under these terms, or if we delay in taking steps against you in respect of your breaking this contract, that will not mean that you do not have to do those things and it will not prevent us taking steps against you at a later date.
These terms are governed by English law and both we and you can only bring legal proceedings in respect of these terms or the Trial in the English courts.
ABOUT US AND HOW TO CONTACT US
The Trial is run and organised by and on behalf of We Scout U (“we” or “us”).
You can contact us at any time by writing to our customer service team at email@example.com.
If we have to contact you we will do so by telephone or by writing to you at the email address you provided to us when registering at www.wescoutu.co.uk (our “Website”).