Terms & Conditions
The following terms apply to all memberships, passes, apps and any goods or services you purchase from Barre Effect Pty Ltd (ACN 640 705 540) (Barre Effect).
Barre Effect Management means Barre Effect Founder Kristin Scott
Barre Effect Website means our online platform of www.barreeffect.com.au.
Billing Cycle means a fourteen (14) day period whereby at its conclusion payment will be direct debited from a client’s nominated account.
Membership Week means the seven (7) day period of time for class participation beginning on the first day of your Billing Cycle.
Mindbody App means the online application entitled ‘Mindbody’ available for both apple and android phone users.
New Clients means persons whom have never participated in any Barre Effect classes or held any type of membership.
Please note all capitalised terms in this Agreement not defined above are otherwise defined on the Pricing Page of the Barre Effect Website. Clients should view the pricing page for further information available at www.barreeffect/pricing.com.au
Acceptance of Agreement
This Agreement sets forth legally binding terms for your use of any of Barre Effect’s services. If you do not accept the terms of this Agreement, you should leave the Barre Effect Studio and discontinue use of our services immediately.
We may modify this Agreement from time to time, and when we do, we shall send the new Agreement via email. Any such modification shall be immediately effective. It is your responsibility to review your emails and this Agreement regularly.
By accepting this Agreement, you confirm you are at least sixteen (16) years of age and are fully able and competent to enter into and comply with this Agreement. If you are between sixteen (16) and eighteen (18) years of age your parent or guardian must provide a completed Parental Consent Form to Barre Effect Management before the commencement of your first class.
Barre Effect’s Responsibilities
Barre Effect confirms it is registered as a COVID Safe business under the NSW public health orders. Our COVID-19 safety plan and conditions of entry are available online and in our studio.
Following NSW Government advice, a maximum of twenty (20) people are allowed per class and only one person per four (4) square metres of space, excluding our staff. We actively enforce physical distancing of 1.5 metres where practical.
For your peace of mind and safety we keep our studios sterilised and clean thoroughly after every class in accordance with the guidelines of NSW Health and Safe Work Australia. Hand sanitiser is accessible at our venue entry and throughout our studio. Barre Effect will continue to be vigilant with its hygiene standards after COVD-19.
We suggest all clients sign up to the COVIDSafe app.
By attending a class, you confirm the following:
(a) You are not experiencing any symptoms including:
(3) Shortness of breath;
(4) Loss of smell or
(5) Loss of taste.
(b) You have not been in contact with anyone diagnosed with COVID-19 or exhibiting any of the above symptoms within the last fourteen (14) days;
(c) You have not travelled overseas within the last fourteen (14) days;
(d) You have not been in contact with anyone self-isolating within the last fourteen (14) days;
(e) You have not been diagnosed with COVID-19.
Introductory Pass Validity
(a) An Introductory Pass is available for New Clients only;
(b) The offer for an Introductory Pass is valid for fourteen (14) days from a client’s first class;
(c) No refunds, transfers, suspensions or extensions are offered on unused portions of this offer.
Class Pass Validity
Casual Classes are valid for one (1) month after the initial sale date;
(1) Five (5) Class Passes are valid for two (2) months after a client’s first visit using the pass;
(2) Ten (10) Class Passes are valid for three (3) months after a client’s first visit using the pass.
Class Pass purchases are non-exchangeable, non-refundable or non-transferable. We are unable to refund, exchange or transfer any unused portions of class passes.
Lifestyle and Unlimited Memberships
Lifestyle Membership Holders:
(a) can attend a maximum of two (2) classes per week.
Ultimate Membership Holders:
(a) can attend unlimited classes per week.
Bookings and Cancellations
Class sizes are limited, therefore we strongly recommended that you pre-book your class via the Barre Effect Website or Mindbody App.
If you are unable to make the class you are booked in to, please cancel the class via the Barre Effect Website or Mindbody App at least four (4) hours prior to the class start time.
The following penalties apply if this does not occur:
(a) Lifestyle or Ultimate members who fail to cancel more than four (4) hours before, or don’t show up to a booked class will incur a $10 late fee.
(b) Casual, five (5) or ten (10) Membership Holders who fail to cancel more than four (4) hours before, or don’t show up to a booked class will be charged for the class.
Payments are processed via direct debit every fourteen (14) days. Please note that any unused classes do not rollover to the following week.
If you use a debit or credit card (including VISA debit facilities) we will add a surcharge to your fortnightly debit no greater than the cost of accepting that payment method from our external third-party provider.
Your membership will automatically renew after a twelve (12) month period. You will receive an email notifying you of the renewal fourteen (14) days prior. If you do not wish for the contract to renew, simply email for this to be arranged.
All fees include goods and services tax (GST). Your fees will change in line with any government GST rate changes.
Issues with Payment
If you query a payment, we will do our best to respond within seven (7) days. If you are not happy with our response, you may contact your financial institution. It will handle your query in line with its own policy.
If you do not fully pay your fees on the due date, we will suspend your membership until your payments are up to date and you have given us your account details. We will also charge you a late payment fee of $10 for a failed payment. This will be debited from your account, and you authorise us to do this.
You must make sure:
(1) your account can accept direct debits (your financial institution can confirm this);
(2) there is enough money in your account on the payment day;
(3) you tell us if you are transferring or closing your account, at least forty-eight (48) hours before your next direct debit; and
(4) you tell us about any changes to your credit card, such as its expiry date or number, at least forty-eight (48) hours before your next direct debit.
Complimentary suspensions can be made for a minimum period of fourteen (14) days and a maximum period of three (3) months over a twelve (12)-month period. Any additional suspensions or extension to three (3)-month suspension will have a holding fee of $10 per week.
If you would like to suspend your membership, please email us at email@example.com with fourteen (14) days notice.
Barre Effect has an eight (8) week minimum term before you are able to end your membership (excluding any suspension period). If you wish to cancel your membership, you must email firstname.lastname@example.org at least fourteen (14) days prior to your next scheduled payment.
Please note that memberships are paid in advance, and no refunds can be offered if we have not been given fourteen (14) days notice. You are however able to attend the studio up until the end of your last Billing Cycle.
Barre Effect reserves the right to immediately terminate a client’s membership following any breach of the Terms and Conditions, and no refund will be made under such circumstances.
Returns & Refunds
Class Pass purchases and memberships are non-exchangeable, non-refundable or non-transferable. We are unable to refund, exchange or transfer any unused membership periods or class passes.
Barre Effect has the right to change:
(b) conditions of memberships;
(c) conditions of Class Passes;
(d) hours of operation;
(e) services offered; and
at its discretion with reasonable notice. You will be notified of these changes via email.
You agree to:
(a) provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted; and
(b) promptly inform Barre Effect Management of any changes to contact information, credit card details, or any other relevant information.
In order to receive promotional material and newsletters, you must opt in via the Mindbody App. To do this, simply log into your Mindbody account and update your preferences in your personal profile.
Allowing us to use your image
We sometimes film or photograph the studio so it is possible you will appear in the background. By signing this Agreement, you allow us to use your image in promotional and other business-related material.
This Agreement shall be governed by and interpreted according to the laws of NSW.
Waiver and Severability of Terms
The failure of Barre Effect to exercise or enforce any right or provision of this Agreement shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of this Agreement is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavour to give effect to the parties’ intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of this Agreement remain in full force and effect.