Terms & Conditions

This web site is owned by Marra Apgar T/A Dog Training Help, of Swan View, Western Australia. This document can be found at: www.dogtraininghelp.com.au

By registering on the Dog Training Help website you confirm that you have read, understood and agreed to be bound by these Terms and Conditions.

Privacy policy:

The information collected by the Dog Training Help website during your registration process will only be used as a record of you and your dog, and to contact you in relation to dog training. These details will not be passed on to any third parties without your explicit permission.

By signing up, you agree that photos or videos of you or your dog taken by your instructor while attending group activities or private training may be used in marketing or promotional material, unless you have specified otherwise.

Children and guests:

Children, family members and close friends (who participate in the care of your dog) are encouraged to participate. However, all class attendees are expected to be focussed on learning.

You are responsible for supervising your family members and friends. Be prepared to keep children quietly occupied if they lose interest in the class. Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Requirement of full disclosure:

You must disclose any risks your dog may pose, any sensitivities that your dog may have and any situations that may provoke aggression in your dog.

You will give details about your dog during your registration. If necessary, your instructor will contact you to discuss these issues prior to classes or private sessions. If the instructor decides that the sessions you have booked are inappropriate for your dog, you will be given a full refund and referral to training that is more appropriate for your dog.

Safety:

You are required to follow any and all safety instructions and recommendations given to you during classes or private sessions.

Your dog must be appropriately vaccinated, wormed and treated for fleas. They must also be healthy, relatively clean and well groomed.

It is your responsibility to ensure your dog is not carrying infectious disease that could be transmitted to other dogs during training classes. Do not attend class if your dog has developed diarrhea, is coughing or has runny eyes / nose. If in doubt about your dog’s health please consult your vet, and contact your instructor to reschedule a class if needed.

The instructor has the right to expel or refuse entry to any person or dog that is deemed incapable of acting in a safe manner or who is, in their opinion, disruptive to the class.

Cancellations and postponement:

Occasionally the instructor may need to cancel and reschedule a class. You will be notified of this change as soon as possible using the contact information that you provided when registering. It is your responsibility to monitor these communications. If there is a postponement, the course will resume in the following week, and finish a week later than initially planned.

Some “long weekends” will not have classes scheduled. You will be notified of class dates prior to starting the course.

If you miss a class, you may contact your instructor prior to class or within 24 hourse to schedule a make-up class at a later date.

Acceptance of risk:

Dog training may occasionally pose some risk.  By participating, you agree to waive, release, and agree to hold harmless Marra Apgar, Dog Training Help and any and all of its employees, volunteers, agents, insurers, and successors from any and all causes of actions, claims, demands, losses, injuries, and damages of any kind which may be sustained by you, your family members or your dog(s) in connection with the free or purchased advice or information of Marra Apgar or the Dog Training Help website or elsewhere.

You agree to assume full responsibility for injuries or damages of any nature caused by you, your dog and/or your guests and family members.

Governing laws:

Your use of the website and agreements made between you and Marra Apgar T/A Dog Training Help for dog training services are governed by the laws of Western Australia. Any dispute in relation to the website or information provided by Marra Apgar T/A Dog Training Help will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Australian courts.

If any part of these Terms is found to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable in any respect, it will not affect the validity or enforceability of the remainder of the terms and conditions.

Refunds:

Refunds will be given if you cancel an entire course or private training engagement prior to, or within 24 hours of the initial session.

Any classes that you do not attend during a course will not be refunded. If you contact the instructor withing 24 hours, a catch up session may be possible. No refunds or make-up classes will be provided if you have not notified the instructor within 24 hours of the session missed.

Copyright:

All\ images, videos, writing and any other content on this website are protected under applicable copyright laws. The copying, redistribution, use or publication  of any content or any part of the website is prohibited unless permission is explicitly given. You are responsible for maintaining your own account password and preventing other people from accessing your account.

Change of terms:

These Terms and Conditions may be changed at any time. You may review this Terms and Conditions document on the Dog Training Help website.