Terms & conditions
The French language version of these Terms and conditions will prevail over any other language version issued by us.
In accordance with French law, you are required to read these terms and conditions governing your relation to the Étoile des Sables association in the context of the BellyFusions festival. As soon as a purchase is made, the client (hereinafter “you”) shall fully accept, with no exception, the Terms and conditions below, and shall give up the right to use any other document contrary to the present Terms and conditions.
When your transaction is completed, you will receive by email a confirmation of your booking with Weezevent. Please print your e-confirmation as it will be asked for at the festival reception in order to attend the workshops you booked for
If you have any problems or any questions, please contact us at contact [at] bellyfusions.com
Terms and Conditions
The BellyFusions festival is organised, sponsored and produced by Etoile des Sables Association in collaboration with others french Associations. Please do not hesitate to contact us for any further information or queries concerning the following terms and conditions, and/or the festival itself.
Participating in the festival workshops
To participate in the various thematic workshops organised by the BellyFusions festival requires a booking order. Further details on the different modes of payment and fares are available on our website on the booking page.
The booking procedure is very simple. You add the chosen items to your basket and confirm your purchase by settling payment. You can arrange payment either by credit or debit cards through our totally secured system with our partner Weezevent (Selling terms: www.weezevent.com/popup/cgv.html).
You can also arrange payment by a bank transfer. Before proceeding with the transfer, you must check that the chosen workshop(s) is still opened to reservations, by e-mailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Upon reception of the confirmation from our side, you must then arrange payment by transferring the requested amount in euros corresponding to the purchase amount, to the following bank account:
ETOILE DES SABLES
Société Générale Bank
account n°: 00050 582 875
IBAN: FR76 3000 3035 4000 0505 8287 523
Make sure to mention your name in your transfer reference. On reception of your payment, we will send you an e-mail of confirmation which will then validate your registration in your chosen workshops.
You wil have the possibility to buy any remaining tickets for any workshops at our reception desk. An additional 5 € will be added to the initial price and payment will only be accepted in cash.
As specified in our privacy statement, we guarantee the non disclosure of any personal information to any third party (except our financial partner and this with the sole purpose carrying out your money transfer request).
Security and credit cardsThe online payment process is totally secured. No data related to your credit card will be stored or transferred to a non-authorized third party. All data transfer is secured and encrypted with the SSL encryption technique. You will receive payment confirmation email from our partner Weezevent as well as the BellyFusions festival.
Tickets are generated as soon as your purchase is confirmed. Reselling e-tickets or printed tickets is strictly forbidden by the conditions of the law of June 27th 1919 prohibiting theater tickets trafficking. Any form of reproduction of an e-ticket or a printed ticket is prohibited. Tickets are non-refundable, non-transferable, except in the cases described in the present Terms and conditions.
The access to the festival area is allowed exclusively to those holding the official festival ticket pass. Accommodation
For information only and in order to facilitate your participation, BellyFusions festival suggests a wide range of accommodation on its website. BellyFusions festival cannot be held responsible for the chosen accommodation.
After the purchase order is made, the payment is considered as a binding contract which can only be cancelled in particular special circumstances and following a specific procedure described hereafter.- Cancellation within 7 working days from the time of purchase
The BellyFusions festival must respect the on-line sales and purchase regulations which entitle any purchaser to cancel his/her order within 7 working days from the date of purchase. In this case, you are required to send a copy of the e-mail of the order confirmation including the payment details as well as a signed letter mentioning your surname, first name, address and your refund claim, by registered post to the following address:
ASSOCIATION ETOILE DES SABLES
8 Boulevard de la Tour Maubourg
Upon reception, your order will be cancelled and fully refunded.- Once this 7 working days period has expired, your order is considered as confirmed and can be cancelled only on medical grounds. A medical certificate will be required and shall be received by the BellyFusions festival 48 hours, at the latest, before the festival opening.
If a workshop, a party or a show is cancelled, only the price featured on the ticket will be refunded, including rental charges, but excluding additional expenses (transportation, housing, parking, etc).
The BellyFusions festival is not liable for any kind of damage such as loss, theft of personal items and shall not be held responsible for any physical injuries.It is the responsibility of all participants in the BellyFusions festival to be covered by a personal insurance valid for the whole period of the festival and protecting them from the risks and damages mentioned above.
Teachers and artists
The BellyFusions festival has planned an eclectic programme of Oriental Dances Fusions. Nevertheless, we decline any responsibility for the behaviour, the nature and/or the quality of the work delivered by teachers. We also decline responsibility for any cancellation and/or withdrawal of teachers and performers. We cannot guarantee the presence of any particular guests if particular circumstances beyond our control prevent them from attending.We reserve the right to cancel the invitation of a teacher in case we consider it is in the interest of the BellyFusions festival.Teachers’ opinions are their own responsibility and do not reflect those of the BellyFusions festival.
No reclamation shall be made if the program of the festival is modified.
Failure to comply with the present terms and conditions may cause the cancellation of your order, with no compensation nor refund, and a suspension of access to the venues were the Bellyfusions festival takes place, without prejudice to any damages that may be claimed from the Étoile des Sables association.
You are required to behave respectfully towards the Bellyfusions organization team, technicians, volunteers, and artists. The Étoile des Sables association reserves the right to deny access to any client disrupting the proper functioning of the festival.
For safety and responsibility reasons, the Étoile des Sables association reserves the right to refuse to accommodate clients behaving inappropriately.
Taking pictures or videos of the show, or parts of it, is strictly forbidden. Violation of this will result in the confiscation of the device until the end of the show, or will lead to expulsion from the venue, and will be liable for prosecutions by the courts.
According to the present terms and conditions, a case of force Majeure happens when any unpredictable and insurmountable event physically or economically prevents the Étoile des Sable association from partially or totally fulfilling its contractual performance obligations.
Cases of Force Majeure include, but are not limited to: natural disasters, adverse weather conditions, fires, water damage, earthquakes, strikes or similar events, power failures, administrative decisions, embargoes, acts of sabotage, intervention of the civil or military authorities, acts of war, declared or undeclared hostilities, terrorist attacks or riots.
Any cancellation provoked by a case of Force Majeure does not entitle to a refund.
The Étoile des Sables association shall not be considered as not meeting its obligations if fulfilling its performance obligations is prevented, hindered or delayed by a case of Force Majeure, and shall not be held liable in any way whatsoever.
By accepting the terms and conditions, you agree with: « I hereby grant full permission to the BellyFusions Festival to photograph and/or film my image as part of my participation in the festival, which will take place from January 22 to 24, 2016. I understand that my image and/or voice may be recorded, filmed and/or photographed and released specifically within the context of the BellyFusions Festival. I hereby consent to my image being reproduced or used with any other equipment and in any format, using any techniques or processes, whether currently known or unknown.
I hereby grant express permission to the organization Etoile des Sables or any other person designated by this organization to record, duplicate, reproduce, film and/or photograph, adapt, edit, retouch, transform, deform or crop the images or the reproduction of the images using any techniques or processes and any communication media, whether currently known or unknown. I waive all compensation and rights to these images recorded, duplicated, reproduced, filmed and/or photographed, adapted, edited, retouched, transformed, deformed or cropped on any medium and used for non-commercial purposes by the organization Etoile des Sables.
This consent, release and waiver form is valid for an initial period of 10 years. It is renewable by tacit agreement for periods of five years thereafter, unless terminated by my written notice sent by registered letter with acknowledgement of receipt to the organization Etoile des Sables – 8 boulevard de la Tour Maubourg 75007 Paris – FRANCE, at least three months prior to the expiration of the current period, including for the initial 10 year period. »
Terms & Conditions modification
The BellyFusions festival and the Etoile des Sables Association reserves the right to modify the present terms and conditions at any time without prior notice. Any modification will be considered binding to all of the BellyFusions festival participants.
All texts, images and videos contained in this website are exclusively the property of their authors, the BellyFusions festival’s and the Etoile des Sables Association. None of this can be modified, copied, or used without the explicit prior agreement of its owner.
For more informations on the BellyFusions festival, please contact us by email at contact [at] bellyfusions.com
LAW APPLICABLE TO DISPUTES
The present contract for ticket sales is subjected to the French law. The original language of the present contract is French. In the event of litigation, the French courts will be only qualified.