​TERMS & CONDITIONS

By purchasing a ticket for Good Time Blues Fest, entering any festival location (workshops or concerts), or engaging in any activities (social activities), you understand and agree to be bound to these Terms and Conditions at all times. Additionally, you agree that you understand and accept our Covid-19 safety policy below.


SAFE ENVIRONMENT

  • You agree to collaborate to create a safe environment, where people feel safe and are not discriminated or harassed on the basis of sex, gender, national​ origin, ethnicity, religion, race, sexual orientation or disability.  

  • Our staff and volunteers have a right to work in a safe and non-threatening environment.  We reserve the right to refuse admission and/or contact with any person who displays verbal, physical and/or threatening behaviour towards our staff.

  • All dancers at Good Time Blues Fest have the right to enjoy dancing in a safe and enjoyable environment where appropriate etiquette and behaviours are expected. We reserve the right to ask any person who displays inappropriate dance floor behaviour towards our dancers to leave the event.

  • A safe space is also one where you respect the covid safety policy.

  • The organisers reserve the right to expel an already registered person from the event if this is not met. The organisers will pay no refund for the ticket in this case. 

  • The organisers reserve the right to turn down registrations or refuse entry to any part of the event to somebody who has participated in such behaviours. 


BEHAVIOUR IN THE VENUES​​

  • We ask you to wear dancing shoes or shoes with clean soles in the classrooms.

  • Please take care of the facilities, and treat them with the same love that you treat your home


STANDARD REFUND POLICY / TICKET EXCHANGE
We're very sorry, but we do not offer refunds on tickets. The only exception is if your cancellation is due to Covid-19; see below section for more details. If you have purchased a ticket to Good Time Blues Fest and can no longer attend you can easily transfer your ticket to another name. To transfer your ticket we must receive a written request to goodtimebluesfest@gmail.com at least 3 days before the event.  Please include the following information in your email:

  • Your name

  • The type of ticket you purchased

  • The name of the person you are transferring the ticket to

  • Email address of the person you are transferring the ticket to


COVID-19 REFUND POLICY
The only exception to the above refund policy is if you are unable to attend due to being infected with Covid-19 or if changing Covid-19 restrictions mean you are unable to enter Italy. Please email us at goodtimebluesfest@gmail.com if this is the case.  
If you test positive for Covid-19 you must send us proof of a doctors’ notice for a positive Covid-19 test (PCR or antigen), with the name of the test, date and time of test, test centre and result (self-tests are not valid). We will then refund you the full ticket price. The refund, at any given time, does not include any other financial expenses already incurred by the participant in relation to the event.

CANCELLATION
The organisers reserve the right to cancel the event due to reasons that are beyond the their control (for example lock down, or new Italian regulations).  The organisers will not have any liability resulting from such a cancellation. If the event is cancelled all participants get a full refund, minus an optional 10% administrative fee for costs that have been incurred by the organisers.

RESPONSIBILITY FOR INJURIES AND PERSONAL BELONGINGS  
We would like to remind you that dancing is an aerobic and physical activity, and that participation is at your own risk.  Good Time Blues Fest organisers and teachers cannot take responsibility for any sore feet, aching knees, late-night-party induced tiredness, or sudden addiction to blues dancing.  GTBF organisers and their teachers cannot accept responsibility for any claim, injury, health issues, loss or damage which may occur from your participation in the festival.

The organiser does not take any responsibility for participant belongings. Damage claims against the organiser are not possible. 
The participants are liable for damages to rooms, objects and to third parties caused by themselves.

CHANGES
Good Time Blues Fest organisers reserve the right to make any change to the classes, workshops, teachers, venues & prices without prior notice.  Please check goodtimebluesfest.com regularly for updates.

FILMING & PHOTOGRAPHY
We will be documenting the festival with photographs and film footage. Anyone attending Good time Blues Fest agrees that they can be photographed or filmed, and that these photographs and video footage can be used for Good time blues Fest and the photographer's  promotional purposes. Any recordings [film, digital media, photographs or video] remain the copyright/property of Good Time Blues Fest and the photographer and may be used by them at any time in any media.
The organisers of the festival are  not responsible of the use external companies make of these photographs without previous permission.

PERSONAL DATA PROTECTION
In compliance with the Organic Law 15/1999, from 13th of December, of Personal Data Protection (PDP), we inform you that your personal data is included in a file managed by Good Time Blues Fest, with the aim of making administrative, accounting and fiscal management, as well as to send you commercial communications related to our festival and services.  If you wish to be removed from the mailing list and so not want to receive any information from us, please contact us through a message to the following e-mail address: goodtimebluesfest@gmail.com

 

 

 

 

COVID-19

It is our job as organisers to ensure you are as safe as possible during your time at Good Time Blues Fest.  We will be following all local and national regulations regarding Covid-19.  Please note these may change by the time of the event.

ADMISSION

  • In order to participate in the festival there is NO need to present a negative Covid-19 test result anymore. 


GENERAL RULES

  • Please do not attend if you feel sick or are showing any symptoms of Covid-19.  Even if you think you just have a cold. 

  • Inside masks are NOT mandatory by Italian law. 

  • If you do need to cough or sneeze, do so into the inside of your elbow or into a paper towel. Dispose of the papers immediately in a trash can.

  • Inform us if you receive a positive covid test within 7 days after the event. 


We respect all sensibilities and would like everybody to feel safe and respected. These are uncertain and difficult times, but if we stick together with empathy and flexibility we will get through them. Let's remember why we dance and what joy and bonding it brings.