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Terms of Service

The content of this site is proprietary to People Dancing and any access to this site or the use of any content made by any person is expressly subject to these terms:


Whilst People Dancing has made every effort to maintain the accuracy of the information on this website, it cannot accept responsibility for any claim, loss or damage which may occur from the use of the information. The reader assumes full responsibility for using the information on this website.

Links to other websites from these pages are for information only and People Dancing accepts no responsibility or liability for information contained on any website which is linked from or to this website. People Dancing is not responsible for information held on any external website, nor shall endorsement by People Dancing of the content of such external websites be implied by any link.

Any materials submitted to People Dancing for presentation on this website may be edited for reasons of style, content or available space. Information appearing on this website is subject to change, addition, or deletion without notice.

The opinions, views and policies expressed on this website are not necessarily those of People Dancing, its employees or trustees/directors. This disclaimer is subject to the laws of England and Wales.


Unauthorised copying of any material (including artwork) on this website and the reproduction, storage, transmission or the distribution of any content, either in whole or in part and in any medium or format, without the prior written consent of People Dancing and, where appropriate, the author or artist, is not permitted. Modification or use of any of the content of this website for any purpose other than that expressly agreed by People Dancing is not permitted. All rights reserved.

Returns and Refunds

If for any reason you are unhappy with a purchase made via this website, you can return it to us in its original condition within 30 days of the date you received the item. Please note that you will be responsible for the costs of returning the items to us unless we delivered the item to you in error, or if the item is damaged or defective. In this case please return it to us within 30 days of receipt for a full refund or exchange. You can expect a refund in the same form of payment originally used for purchase within three weeks of our receiving your return.

Your statutory rights are not affected. Membership is not transferrable, and membership fees are non-refundable unless People Dancing fails in its duty to provide you with the benefits and services stated at the time your membership was purchased. Any case made for a refund must be put in writing to the Chief Executive. You have the right to withdraw your membership at any time without providing reason, however, a refund for the ‘unused’ portion of the membership will not be provided.

Delivery and Confirmation of Membership

Please allow 7-10 working days in addition to the stock availability for your item to arrive. This also applies for confirmation of your membership and/or insurance with accompanying documents. Working days are classed as Monday to Friday 10am-6pm. When you place an order to purchase a product or membership via our payment system providers, an automated receipt of your order will be sent to you by email. Posted items will be sent by second class Royal Mail.

Please note that dispatch estimates are just that. They are not guaranteed dispatch times and should not be relied upon as such. As we process your order, we will inform you by email if any products you order turn out to be unavailable. All prices are inclusive of VAT unless stated otherwise.

Membership Terms and Conditions

1. Terms and Conditions of Membership

1.1    This document sets out the Terms and Conditions that apply to membership of People Dancing, the trading name of the Foundation for Community Dance, and is entered into with the named individual or corporate subscriber. People Dancing reserves the right to change these Terms and Conditions at any time and undertakes to communicate material changes to all members.

1.2    Membership of People Dancing entitles the subscriber to benefits including editions of magazines/occasional publications, the opportunity to subscribe to e-newsletter services, discounts for People Dancing publications, training and events (including priority notification and bookings) and other services as offered. These benefits and services may alter from time to time, with the current offer always listed on our website and in membership publicity and at the time of joining.

1.3    Anyone with an interest in community or participatory dance may join as a member through one of its schemes. People Dancing reserves the right to refuse membership should this interest not be demonstrable. Professional Individual Membership with insurance is available to those 18 or over. All Professional Individual Members must sign up to the People Dancing Code of Conduct as a condition of continued insurance cover.

1.4    Becoming a member of People Dancing carries no legal responsibility for the member in respect of People Dancing, nor does it carry voting rights at meetings or liability in respect of any debts of People Dancing. The term ‘member’ is the name used to describe the group of people and organisations that access People Dancing’s services and benefits via a paid membership subscription programme.

1.5    Annual membership fees are payable at the point of joining, and are taken as one payment. Membership runs for one year from the end of the month of joining unless joining the Professional Individual Membership scheme where the renewal date is on 31 March. Renewals and applications from new members will be processed within 7-10 working days. Current prices for membership fees are provided on our website and in membership publicity.

1.6    You can pay by PayPal, MasterCard or Visa credit/debit card. Use of is subject to their own terms and conditions of use.

1.7   If you confirm that you are a UK taxpayer for Gift Aid purposes, this is in accordance with the requirements of the Gift Aid Scheme as they apply from time to time. We are not an accounting, taxation or financial advisor, and you should not rely on information given on the website to determine the accounting, tax or financial consequences of making a donation to charity. You must pay an amount of Income Tax and/or Capital Gains Tax for each tax year (6 April one year to 5 April the next) that is at least equal to the amount of tax that the charity will reclaim on your gifts for that tax year. You understand the charity will reclaim 25p of tax on every £1 that you give on or after 6 April 2008 until you advise us otherwise.

1.8   We will contact to you to inform you when your membership is due for renewal, and will provide renewal information about payment methods. Your membership will lapse and become void if monies due remain unpaid. We will contact you to inform you if your membership becomes lapsed.

1.9  Membership is not transferable, and membership fees are non-refundable unless People Dancing fails in its duty to provide you with the benefits and services stated at the time your membership was purchased. Any case made for a refund must be put in writing to the Chief Executive. 

1.10 You have the right to withdraw your membership at any time and without providing reason, however a refund for the ‘unused’ portion of the membership will not be provided. 

1.11 People Dancing reserve the right to cancel your membership at any time should we anticipate that it will not be possible to continue to provide membership benefits and services for a continuous period of 90 days or more. However we shall use our reasonable endeavours to give you reasonable advance notice if we intend to withdraw services or benefits on a permanent basis.

1.12 People Dancing accept no liability whatsoever for any harm, damage, or loss, howsoever caused, which results through being a member of People Dancing.

1.13 These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England. The Courts of England shall have exclusive jurisdiction to hear or decide any claim, action or proceedings and to settle any disputes arising out of or in connection with the Terms and Conditions, and for these purposes each party irrevocably submits to the jurisdiction of the English Courts.

1.14 These Terms and Conditions should be read in conjunction with our Privacy Policy, available at


Recruitment Advertising Terms and Conditions of Business

Recruitment Advertising with People Dancing (‘the Publisher’) Terms and Conditions of Business



  • Our recruitment advertising is offered to include the range of benefits and elements as described at the time of booking
  • The maximum length of time a job/volunteer opportunity booking will be listed for is eight weeks or until the closing date if sooner, unless the booking is extended
  • Advertisements submitted for publication at, associated newsletters and social media shall be published at the discretion of the Publisher who reserve all rights to withhold publication as it sees fit
  • All information should be completed honestly and to the best of the submitter’s ability
  • Advertisers should allow up to five working days from the time of booking confirmation for job adverts to be placed on the website
  • Adverts submitted should be written with due regard with the Equality Act 2010-2011
  • We will handle all information provided by advertisers according to the Data Protection Act 2018 and in line with our Privacy Policy
  • We will handle complaints in accordance with our Complaints Procedure.


Acceptable Criteria

  • We accept adverts for unpaid roles including Internships that are part of a recognised further or higher education course and for Trustees/Board members but will not accept adverts for unpaid opportunities that should be paid roles. We will use our discretion to assess the eligibility of volunteer opportunities, such as festival or event volunteers
  • We do not accept adverts for franchise opportunities
  • We reserve the right to refuse to publish adverts that contain insensitive, inappropriate, offensive or discriminatory information, language or images
  • Adverts for any role on any basis should reflect fair pay, and for employed posts reflect at least the national minimum wage in force at any time.


Rights & Liability

  • The advertiser owns the copyright in any text they submit for publication
  • The advertiser and their agents warrant that text and/or images supplied do not infringe any law, including copyright, and contain no matter that is libellous
  • All adverts are published on the understanding that the advertiser undertakes to indemnify the publishers from all liability, loss or any expense of any nature arising from publication of the advert
  • The publishers are not liable for any loss or damage howsoever caused including from but not limited to error, late publication, non-publication or failure of an advertisement to appear.


Variation and cancellation

  • The Publisher undertakes to accommodate a request to reschedule booked advertisements to the best of its ability
  • If a cancellation is received from an advertiser, no charge will be made if notice is received at ten or more working days prior to first publication; 50% is payable for between six and nine working days (inclusive) prior to first publication; 100% payable within five working days prior to first publication.


Payment Terms

  • Payment is made via an invoice, which will be emailed to the contact provided
  • Invoice payments should be made to ‘Foundation for Community Dance’ (this is the legal name of People Dancing) within 21 days of receiving the invoice, preferably via a BACS transfer, and a remittance sent to
  • All advert fees include VAT at the appropriate rate. UK-registered charities wishing to claim charity exemption from VAT should confirm so and supply the registered charity number at the time of booking to qualify
  • To qualify for People Dancing Member advertising rates, the advertiser should have an up to date, paid-for membership.


Advertisers are encouraged to

  • Pay the Real Living Wage – the only UK wage based on the cost of living
  • Be a Disability Confident employer
  • Be a partner of PiPA (Parents and Carers in Performing Arts)
  • State a salary or fee in the advertisement.