General Terms and Conditions

of Poda Studio

1. Validity of the General Terms and Conditions

1.1. These general terms and conditions (GTC) apply to all contracts between the Poda Studio - sole proprietorship (provider) and its customers, unless otherwise agreed in individual cases. Customers are all those people who acquire or have acquired the right to use the offer from the provider within the meaning of Section 2 (customers).

1.2. Contracts between Poda Studio and the customer are concluded through offer and acceptance within the meaning of §§ 145 ff. BGB. Registration for or booking of services and events (events) offered by Poda Studio represents a binding offer by the customer to conclude a corresponding contract within the meaning of Section 145 of the German Civil Code (BGB), whereby registration/booking can be done by email, telephone, online - or registration form can be done on site or via the Eversports sports market platform ( Acceptance by the provider occurs by sending a registration or payment confirmation by email (if necessary by Eversports) or by signing the contract.

2. Course and event offering

The scope and implementation of Poda Studio's range of courses and events offers, in particular, Pole & Aerial acrobatics courses (individual or in a group and with different levels of difficulty), dance & Fitness courses and workshops. The courses and events are offered in the Poda Studio, Martinstr. 10-12, 52062 Aachen.

3. Registration

Registration must be done online or in writing. Registration is binding for the customer, non-transferable and requires payment of the entire course fee even if not all course units are used. In the case of minors, the signing parent automatically becomes a contractual partner of Poda Studio. By registering, the customer confirms that he has read and accepted the terms and conditions.

4. Course fees & Terms of payment

The fees apply at the time of registration including VAT. The course/event fee is due no later than the start of the event and must be paid without deduction to the bank account specified by Poda Studio, brought in cash or paid with an EC card. If payment is not received on time, Poda Studio reserves the right to allocate places elsewhere. In the case of an online booking via Eversports, payment is possible using an online payment system (e.g. with Paypal, instant transfer, etc.), by credit card or voucher. The membership fee is collected from the account provided during registration using SEPA direct debit. If there are insufficient funds in the account, the account holder must pay the return debit fees including the applicable processing fees of €10.00. For contracts (memberships), the monthly contribution is due for the entire agreed contract term, even if all hours (cards) have already been used before the end of the contract.

5. Resignation & Termination

The customer can withdraw free of charge 24 hours before the start of the course and 3 weeks before the start of the event for events such as workshops, bachelorette parties, photo shoots, etc. In the event of a later cancellation or no-show, the full course unit will be charged. These regulations apply regardless of the reason for cancellation and even if a certificate is presented. After the agreed contract period has expired, the contract is tacitly extended for an indefinite period and can then be terminated at any time online, in writing (by post or by email) with a notice period of one month. When the contract is extended, the customer receives the number of cards initially agreed upon. Hours (cards) that have already been used will be charged. Verbal side agreements and promises are not valid.

6. Absences & Non-participation

Absences caused by your own responsibility do not entitle you to a price reduction or refund of the course fee. Hours not taken, for whatever reason, cannot be made up. This also applies if you do not attend due to illness. Partial participation in classes does not entitle you to a reduction in payment. Paid course fees/monthly contributions will not be refunded.

7. Changes to the offer

Poda Studio reserves the right to make changes to the offer and opening times. If teaching staff are absent due to illness or there are not enough participants, courses/events can be postponed to another date or canceled entirely. In the event of cancellation, Poda will offer the customer an alternative date or refund the fee.

8. Level change

The customer is aware that he may have to change the level and thus the day and time during the course of the contract term. If a suitable date cannot be found for important, professional reasons, a special right of termination will be granted at the earliest possible date. Poda Studio reserves the right to make the special termination dependent on presentation of a certificate from the employer or similar.

9. Waiting list

If an event is already fully booked, the customer has the option of being placed on a waiting list. The selection is made in the order in which confirmation of participation is received.

10. Suitability for sports

Participation in the class is at your own risk. By concluding the contract or booking a course it is confirmed that there are no health concerns about taking part in the lessons. The customer must inform the course instructor of any physical limitations before the course begins. Pregnant women are excluded from participation. Poda Studio assumes no liability unless there is intent or gross negligence on the part of Poda Studio.

11. Copyright

The customer must not violate Poda Studio's copyrights. All texts, descriptions, images and choreographies are protected by copyright and other protective laws. The training content learned is for private use only and may not be used for commercial purposes. Filming and photography in the Poda Studio is only permitted by arrangement.

12. Liability

No liability is assumed for cloakroom items, valuables brought with you or in the event of theft. Any liability is excluded for personal injury or property damage not caused by Poda Studio or its employees. Poda Studio assumes no liability for injuries resulting from non-observance of the trainer's instructions, as well as specific course success and individual use of the course content. Furthermore, liability is limited to gross negligence or intent.

13. Data protection

The customer's personal data necessary for the running of the events is stored on data storage media. The customer agrees to the collection, processing and use of this data for business transactions. The customer can revoke this consent at any time, in which case the data will be deleted after the business transaction has been completed.

14. Final provisions

14.1. The exclusive place of jurisdiction for all disputes arising from the business relationship is Aachen. The right of both parties to assert claims against the contractual partner at their general place of jurisdiction remains unaffected.

14.2. The European Commission provides a platform for out-of-court online dispute resolution. For resolution, disputes may be referred to the European Union Online Dispute Resolution. Use of the site, which is managed by the European Commission, is free of charge. The platform is available to customers if you have made an online purchase and are located within the EU.

14.3. The law of the Federal Republic of Germany applies, excluding the UN Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG).