GENERAL TERMS & CONDITIONS
Ski & Snowboard School - Snow Equipment Rental Adventure Rauris
These General Terms & Conditions apply to all Ski & Snowboard Schools and Sports Equipment Rental Shops operating in the SalzburgerLand.
1. General information
In so far as nothing specifically is agreed on the contrary, all transactions and contractual relationships between the Ski & Snowboard Schools in the SalzburgerLand and the customers are subject to our T&C. The Company's business object is the operation of Ski & Snowboard Schools / Ski Rental Shops in terms of Ski & Snowboard School / Ski Rental Shops. This covers the services of teaching snow sports, especially skiing and snowboarding (both without the guarantee of a success to a certain extent in this regard), and guiding and accompanying customers during snow sports, especially with regard to skiing and snowboarding and the material, which is rented to customers.
2. Reservation, offer, order confirmation, contract conclusion, online price enquiries and prices:
Reservations of private lessons, group courses and rental of equipment can be made personally onsite, online, by phone or fax.
The offers of the Ski & Snowboard Schools / Rental Shops in the SalzburgerLand are without obligation.
For accepting a reservation and the content of the services, only the written order confirmation from the Ski & Snowboard Schools / Rental Shops in the SalzburgerLand is decisive. Verbal or telephone covenants are only valid with expressive written confirmation by the respective Ski & Snowboard School / Rental Shop in the SalzburgerLand.
For onsite bookings (private lessons and group courses) the contract is only valid with the purchase and receipt of the required course card / rental receipt. The same applies for bookings made via remote communication means, whereby the required course card and/or rental receipt gets picked up by the customer prior to the start of the service. In all cases,
the course card / rental receipt will only be handed out after payment of the full course fees prior to course begin.
All prices of the Ski & Snowboard Schools / Rental Shops in the SalzburgerLand are in EURO, and - if not otherwise agreed - inclusive of VAT. No responsibility is accepted for the accuracy of price lists. We do not assume liability for printing errors.
3. Payment terms:
Unless otherwise agreed in writing, a deposit payment to the tune of a minimum of 50% of the invoice amount is due immediately after receipt of the written confirmation for private lessons, group courses / rental items. This is valid for contracts, which result from internet or fax orders or through other means of remote communication. The deposit payment has to reach the account of the respective Ski & Snowboard School three days prior to the start of the purchased service. The remaining amount has to be paid before the start of the service.
If explicitly agreed with the respective Ski & Snowboard School / Rental Shop of the SalzburgerLand and in specific cases, the full amount of the course fee can be paid directly to the ski instructor prior to course start or to a person authorized to accept the course fee of the respective Ski & Snowboard School / Rental Shop in the SalzburgerLand.
For contracts arising from onsite bookings, the fee for the respective service has to be paid onsite in the office of the respective Ski & Snowboard School /Rental Shop in the SalzburgerLand either in cash or with electronic means of payment before the course start / rental period.
In case of payment default, the Ski & Snowboard Schools / Rental Shops in the SalzburgerLand are entitled to claim default interest from the contract partner.
4. Online Offers and Online Bookings:
All services of the Ski & Snowboard Schools / Rental Shops in the SalzburgerLand, which occur based on online requests or online orders via internet or other online services, are bound to these Terms & Conditions.
4.1. Content of the Online Offer:
The Ski & Snowboard School / the Ski and Snowboard Rental Shop (hereinafter "author") does not assume any liability for the correctness, completeness or quality of the information provided, nor does he guarantee that all the information is up-to-date. Liability claims against the author, concerning any kind of damage of an idealistic or of a material kind, which was caused by the use or non-use of the presented information and/or by the use of incorrect and incomplete information, are in principle impossible, insofar as a non-deliberate or roughly negligent fault can be proven on the part of the author.
All offers are subject to change and are non-binding. The author expressly retains the right to amend, supplement, delete or discontinue the publication, temporarily or permanently, of parts of the website or the entire offerings without special notice having been given.
4.2. References, links:
For direct or indirect references to third-party websites ("links"), which are not within the area of responsibility of the author, a liability obligation would come into force exclusively in the case, where the author has knowledge about the illegal content at the time of setting the link, and where it is technically possible and reasonable to prevent the use of illegal content.
The author hereby expressly states that at the time of the setting the links, there was no illegal content recognizable within the linked pages. The author does not have any influence over the current and future organization, the contents or the authorship of referenced or linked pages. The author hereby expressly disassociates itself from all content of all linked or referenced websites, which were changed after the link had been set. This applies to all links and references, set within the author's own internet content as well as to foreign entries in guest books, forums and mailing lists installed by the author.
For illegal, faulty or incomplete content and particularly for damage which results from the use or non-use of information presented, the supplier of the website which has been referred to is solely liable, and not the one, whose links merely refer to the publication.
4.3. Copyrights, brands and trademarks:
The author will make every effort to consider in all publications, copyrights of the used graphics, sound documents, video sequences and texts, to use graphics,
sound documents, video sequences produced by himself, or to revert back to license-free graphics, sound documents, video sequences and texts.
All brands and trademarks, mentioned within the internet offer, which may be registered and protected by third parties are unrestrictedly subject to the regulations of the respective trademark and identification rights, other legal norms, and to the rights of the registered owners. However, due to the mere mentioning of a brand or trademark, no conclusion can be drawn, that brand names are not protected by third-party rights.
The copyright for published objects, produced by the author himself, remains exclusively with the author of the respective websites. Reproduction or use of such graphics, sound documents, video sequences and texts in other electronic or printed publications shall not be allowed without the author’s express consent.
5. General conditions of participation:
The contract partner has to inform the Ski & Snowboard Schools / Rental Shops in the SalzburgerLand about his skills and experiences with snow sports, especially skiing and snowboarding, truthfully and comprehensively at the beginning of the course / rental period. The contract partner alone is responsible for renting and paying for equipment, especially ski and snowboard equipment, which is up to modern standards and suitable for the onsite conditions. Furthermore, the contract partner has to inform the Ski & Snowboard Schools / Rental Shops in the SalzburgerLand about his health condition and any illnesses, which are relevant for the exercise of the snow sport or which could become severe while exercising the snow sport.
Before the start of the lesson, the contract partner is responsible for technical checking of the equipment, especially of the ski and snowboard equipment and the bindings by an expert shop. The respective Ski & Snowboard School does not assume liability for any kind of damage, which results from unprofessional or insufficient checks, setting or maintenance of the equipment. Each contract partner is responsible to guarantee technically safe equipment free of defects, and is personally liable for any resulting damage therefrom. The Ski & Snowboard School / Rental Shop can prevent the contract partner from participating at the course with unsafe or inadequate technical equipment, until the deficiencies found have been rectified. In this case, the contract partner has no right to reduce the fees for any lessons he missed.
Grouping and assignment to classes based on the skill level of the contract partner is done by the Ski & Snowboard Schools in the SalzburgerLand. If it is necessary to assign the participant to a lower skill group during the course, the contract partner has to accept this decision. Otherwise, the respective Ski & Snowboard School in the SalzburgerLand is entitled to immediately terminate the contract. Any course participant, who violates the contract, is not entitled to claim a refund of the course fees.
The contract partner has to strictly follow the instructions of the Ski & Snowboard Schools / Rental Shops. Disregarding instructions or warnings entitles the Ski & Snowboard Schools / Rental Shops in the SalzburgerLand to immediately dissolve the contract. Furthermore, the influence of alcohol or drugs of the contract partner, entitles the Ski & Snowboard School / Rental Shop to immediately dissolve the contract. In all these cases, no claim to refunds for payments already made exists.
If the group size shrinks to less than five persons, the Ski & Snowboard Schools in the SalzburgerLand reserve the right to put groups together or to reduce the number of lessons respectively.
6. Liability provisions:
Purchase of some illness, injury, liability and foreign health insurance is highly recommended for contract partners of the Ski & Snowboard Schools / Rental Shops in the SalzburgerLand. The Ski & Snowboard Schools / Rental Shops in the SalzburgerLand shall be liable under statutory provisions exclusively for damage arising in connection with the activity of the Ski & Snowboard Schools / Rental Shops in the SalzburgerLand, and which is caused by wilful malice or gross negligence. The Ski & Snowboard Schools / Rental Shops in the SalzburgerLand hold such liability insurances. Furthermore, the respective Ski & Snowboard School / Rental Shop is in no way liable, if the contract partner gets injured, suffers or causes damage of any kind by neglecting the instructions and the FIS slope rules.
The contract partner has to inform the office of the respective Ski & Snowboard School / Rental Shop in the SalzburgerLand immediately about any claims and complaints, in order to guarantee fast resolution and to continue the service.
If the contract partner does not make use of this right of appeal immediately, by the end of the service at the latest, any claims of reducing payments made can not be taken into consideration. Other claims against the Ski & Snowboard Schools / Rental Shops in the SalzburgerLand have to be made within four weeks after the emergence or acquiring the knowledge of the claim reason, in writing and with reasoned justification.
For private lessons, withdrawal from the contract is possible until 5 pm on the day prior to course begin without a cancellation fee. In case of later cancellation, the Ski & Snowboard School in the SalzburgerLand is entitled to charge the agreed rate equalling that of a full day, or, in case of a half-day or hourly booking, the respective agreed amount.
For group courses or rental, refund of payments made is only possible in case of injury or illness by presenting a medical certificate by a local doctor. The refund amount will be recalculated on the basis of the actual services used for that period. The total is thereby reduced, while the daily fee might increase. In case of no-show at the agreed course / rental station or in case of withdrawal during the course of a running service, no refund is made.
In case of course cancellation due to weather conditions (force majeure) the paid fee will not be refunded by the Ski & Snowboard Schools in the SalzburgerLand. This also applies for rental services, if the lift facilities are not operating due to force majeure.
The use of the lift facilities is not included in the course fee / rental fee. All costs for the use of the lift facilities have to be assumed by the course participant as the contract partner. The Ski & Snowboard School does not assume responsibility for failures of the cable cars and lift facilities and, in this case, does not refund any costs arising from unused lesson hours.
Reference is expressly made to the fact that according to the Salzburg Regional Sports Law 1988, LGBI No. 98/1987, children and teenagers up to age 15 are obliged to wear a ski or snowboard helmet ÖNORM EN 1077:2007 for alpine skiing and snowboard sports. Furthermore, course participants have to get informed about the content and application of the current FIS slope rules, and to adhere to them.
10. Place of jurisdiction, place of fulfilment, governing law:
Place of fulfilment is the central headquarter of the Ski & Snowboard School / Rental Shop. The exclusive place of jurisdiction for all legal disputes arising from the contract is the local court at the location of the central headquarter of the Ski & Snowboard School / of the Ski Rental. Austrian Law applies. The contract language is German.
11. Legal force:
Should individual terms of this contract be or become inoperative, this will not affect the remaining terms of this contract and the validity of the contract as a whole. The ineffective provision shall be replaced by one that is valid and most closely approximates the commercial result or intended purpose. Changes to the contract have to occur in writing.