Baby Steps Terms and Conditions

Terms & Conditions

These terms and conditions apply to all sessions given by Baby Steps.  By booking with Baby Steps on the telephone or by email together with payment, you accept these terms and conditions.  We reserve the right, at our discretion, to modify, add, or remove any or all of these terms and conditions at any time and each such change shall be effective immediately upon posting.

 

Payment

Online payment is required before the course date to secure your place/s via the payment details given to you.

 

Refund Policy

In very rare cases, it may be necessary for us to cancel courses and you will be contacted personally about this and offered an alternative date or refund.

 

In the incidence that you are unable to attend, Baby Steps is not obliged to refund or rearrange you place/s however with enough notice, before the date of the course we will endeavor to do so if this is possible.

 

Property

You are responsible for all your personal belongings during Baby Steps courses.  If parking in the on-site car park at Baby Steps, you do so at your own risk and Baby Steps accepts no responsibilities for any loss or damages.

Photography

From time to time we will take photographs and videos for marketing purposes.  Permission to take photos or video of you and /or your baby will be sought at the time.  We also kindly as you do not take any photographs including others without their permission and no to post on social media. 

 

Course Materials and Copyright

The cost of the session includes all materials supplied during the session.  Baby-steps is the copyright owner of all course materials with the exception of materials clearly published by third parties.  Baby-steps copyright materials may only be used by the person attending the course for their personal use.

 

Liability

All training and advice given by Baby Steps is done by following guidelines provided by the appropriate councils. Information given by Baby Steps is to the best of our knowledge, up to date and evidence based.  Baby Steps cannot accept any responsibility for misinterpretation of the advice given.  Baby Steps always advises if parents or carers are at all concerned about the health of their child they should seek medical advice.  The information provided, either at the courses, on this website or any documentation provided is for general information only and should not be treated as a substitute for medical advice given by a doctor or any other health professional.  Baby-Steps is not responsible or liable for any diagnosis made or actions taken by a user based on this information.

 

Confidentiality and Safeguarding

Baby Steps, in accordance with the Nursing and Midwifery Council Code of Conduct (2015) will strictly maintain confidentiality. However, if a parent or carer disclosed information which caused ‘Child Protection’ concerns, it would be necessary, with the knowledge of the person disclosing to act appropriately.

 

Privacy Policy and Data Protection

This privacy policy sets out how Baby Steps uses and protects any information that you give Baby Steps.

 

Baby Steps is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified, then you can be assured that it will not be passed onto any other party.

 

What Information We Collect

We may collect the following information: name, contact information including email address demographic information such as postcode.

 

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to be able to contact you, send agreed information required for the courses and events onto which you have booked, understand your needs and provide you with a better service.

 

Newsletter

You can unsubscribe any time using the link at the bottom of any email newsletter.  You will only be relevant, useful and interesting information related to Baby Steps and no one else.  Your details will not be shared with any other third party.

 

Controlling your personal information

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law.

 

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please email us as soon as possible.  We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

 

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Your Data Rights

We recognise your data rights including:

  • the right to be informed about the collection and the use of your personal data

  • the right to access personal data and supplementary information

  • the right to have inaccurate personal data rectified, or completed if it is incomplete

  • the right to erasure (to be forgotten) in certain circumstances

  • the right to restrict processing in certain circumstances

  • the right to data portability

  • the right to object to processing in certain circumstances

  • rights in relation to automated decision making and profiling

  • the right to withdraw consent at any time (where relevant)

  • the right to complain to the Information Commissioner

If you wish to excise your rights please contact us at info@baby-steps.co.uk in the first instance.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file, which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

 

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

 

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

 

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

 

Links to external websites

Our website may contain links to enable you to visit other websites of interest easily. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information, which you provide whilst visiting such sites, and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

 

Links

Links to other websites may open in a new window. Clicking on certain links may open a pop-up window. If you do not have JavaScript enabled, these links will open in the same window, but the page layout may look different to the rest of the site (for example, the navigation menu may disappear). You will be able to return to the main site using your browser's 'back' button.

Sustainability Statement

Sustainability is at the core of our business and we are very aware of the environment we live and operate within. We continually review our impact on the environment at large and look for ways to reduce the impact that Baby Steps has on the environment. Where possible we use recyclable materials and endeavor to make sure that the paper and card used for marketing literature comes from renewable sources. We also embrace new technology and concentrate as much of our marketing activities as possible through digital channels, such as the Internet and Email.

Complaints

We endeavour to provide an experience that leaves you satisfied and reassured.  If you have any queries or concerns please raise them in the session, if you find you are not comfortable doing this directly, please contact us at info@baby-steps.co.uk.

Katherine Whitby

28th September 2020

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