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In order to comply with the Package Travel, Package Tours and Package Holidays Regulations 1992, all client money is independently held in trust by Protected Travel Services Ltd until your holiday has been completed. This protects all payments we receive from you against the unlikely event of our financial failure meaning that should such an event occur you will be able to have a full refund or continue your trip as normal. No money is paid to us until all the suppliers for your trip have been paid and you have completed your trip.
Please see http://www.protectedtravelservices.com/company/consumer-protection for more information.
All of our stand alone coaching sessions do not require protection in line with the 1992 Package Travel Regulations and as a result will not be covered or protected by Protected Travel Services. If you are booking accommodation with coaching then your booking will automatically fall under the 1992 Package Travel Regulations and will be covered by Protected Travel Services.
All of our activities (including stand alone coaching sessions) are delivered by experienced and qualified instructors who are fully insured by Event Assured.
Terms and Conditions
There is a brief plain english version of these terms and conditions available. This has only been provided for your convenience. In the event of any confusion or contradiction, the full version here is the legally binding contract.
Terms and Conditions - in plain English
This document is intended as a brief plain English summary of our actual full terms and conditions - in the event of any conflict or contradiction, the full version is the legally binding version.
Swim Safety Policy
Gone Swimming take swim safety extremely seriously. We do enjoy to have a laugh with guests, and enjoy the swims - but swim safety is our absolute number one priority. This document outlines some of the basics of our safety procedures.
Each swim will have been fully risk assessed prior to the trip arriving at the swim venue, and upon arrival a dynamic risk assessment will take place. If for any reason, the Gone Swimming team are not confident that a safe swim can take place, Gone Swimming Limited reserves the right to cancel the swim. Clearly, this is not something that we want to do, and where possible we will always try to provide an alternative swim, but sometimes it just isn't safe - and we aren't prepared to take that risk with you.
By participating in a Gone Swimming holiday, you are acknowledging that open water swimming contains an intrinsic level of risk that is impossible to remove.
Introduction and aim
Gone Swimming is a small business that runs outdoor swimming holidays in North Wales. We operate from a variety of hostels and cottages around North Wales. We recognise that our operations could result in impact to the environment generally, and the sensitive ecosystems around the coastlines, rivers, and lakes in North Wales. It is our aim to comply with legislation and other requirements, continue to reduce the environmental impacts of our business and operate in an environmentally responsible manner. This policy describes how we will achieve our aim.
Equal Opportunities Policy
Gone Swimming Ltd. recognises that it is essential to provide equal opportunities to all persons without discrimination. This policy sets out the organisation's position on equal opportunity in all aspects of employment, including recruitment and promotion, giving guidance and encouragement to employees at all levels to act fairly and prevent discrimination on the grounds of sex, race, marital status, part-time and fixed term contract status, age, sexual orientation or religion.
Welsh Language Policy
We are committed to treating Welsh and English on the basis of equality, so far as we are reasonably able to do so. Our ambition is to treat Welsh and English equally in every situation, without exception.
We will ensure that we make constant progress towards achieving this ambition, and this Welsh Language Policy sets out our current commitments in relation to using Welsh and also, where appropriate, sets targets to help us develop our use of Welsh.
The scope of our commitments in this policy should be interpreted reasonably - they are limited to activities and services in Wales or which are delivered to people living in Wales, and also limited to activities and services which we are able to control or influence.