skischule dorfgastein Holleis: Terms & conditions

General terms and conditions of the Salzburg ski & snowboard schools 

1. General Provisions

Unless agreed otherwise, these General Terms and Conditions shall apply to all legal transactions and contractual relationships concluded between ski & snowboard schools operating in the Province of Salzburg (the “Salzburg Ski & Snowboard Schools”) and their customers as contractual partners. The objective of the Salzburg Ski & Snowboard Schools is the operation of snow sports schools in the sense of ski schools and snowboard schools including the services of teaching the skills and knowledge necessary to perform snow sports, in particular skiing and snowboarding (in both cases, however, without a guarantee of achieving any particular training success), as well as guiding and supporting clients in snow sports, in particular with regard to skiing and snowboarding.



2. Reservation, Offer, Order Confirmation, Conclusion of Contract, On-line Price Enquiries and Prices

Reservations for individual and group courses may be made personally on site, via the internet, by phone or fax.

The offering of the Salzburg Ski & Snowboard Schools is non-binding.

Reservations must be accepted and the scope of services confirmed in the form of written order confirmations issued by Salzburg Ski & Snowboard Schools. Additional agreements made orally or by telephone shall be valid only if expressly confirmed in writing by the relevant Salzburg Ski & Snowboard School.

Where booking is made on site (individual and group courses), a contractual relationship shall arise only upon the purchase and issuance of the requisite course card. The same shall apply to bookings made by means of distance communication where the requisite course card is received by the client before the commencement of the provision of services. In any event, the course card can only be issued upon full payment of the course fee before the beginning of the course.

All prices charged by the Salzburg Ski & Snowboard Schools are in euros and, unless otherwise agreed, they include the statutory value-added tax. Information included in price lists is not guaranteed. No liability is assumed for possible misprints.



4.1. Contents of On-line Offers

The Ski & Snowboard School / the ski and snowboard equipment rental shop (hereinafter referred to only as the “Author”) does not assume any liability for the topicality, accuracy, completeness or quality of the information provided by it. Liability claims against the Author regarding any kind of material or immaterial damage incurred as a result of the use of, or failure to use, the information presented, or the use of incorrect or incomplete information, are excluded in principle, unless a serious fault on the side of the Author is proved.

All offerings are non-binding. The Author expressly reserves the right to change, amend, delete, suspend or entirely cancel the publication of a part of or the entire website, or its entire offering without special notice.


4.2. References, Links

The Author does not assume any liability whatsoever for direct or indirect references to websites of others (“links”) that lie outside the Author’s field of responsibility, except where the Author demonstrably knew, before including such link, that the concerned website included illegal content or failed, through its own gross negligence after gaining such knowledge, to prevent or forbid the use of such illegal content by third parties provided that it was technically feasible and reasonable for it to do so.

The Author hereby expressly declares that as of the moment of placement of any links, no illegal contents were identifiable or known to be contained on the websites made available through such links.  It is entirely impossible for the Author to influence the present or future design, contents or authorship of the linked or otherwise connected websites. The Author hereby expressly dissociates itself from all contents of all linked or otherwise connected websites that have been changed after the linking or placement of the relevant link. This applies to all links and references contained within the Author’s own internet offering, as well as all third-party entries in guest books, discussion platforms, mailing lists etc. arranged by the Author.

The provider of the website to which reference is made alone shall be liable for illegal, incorrect or incomplete contents and, in particular, for any damage incurred as a result of using, or failing to use, the information made available in this manner; this shall not apply to a provider who, by placing a link, solely refers to the respective publication.

4.3. Copyright and Trademarks

The Author shall exert its best efforts to observe the rights of copyright and trademark in connection with the graphics, audio documents, video sequences and texts used in its publications and to use graphics, audio documents, video sequences and texts that were created by it or are license-free.

All trademarks and product names mentioned within the web offering which may be protected by third-party rights shall be subject to the provisions of the applicable valid trademark laws, other applicable legal regulations, as well as the ownership rights of their respective registered owners. The fact that a trademark is mentioned does not, by itself, mean that it is not protected by any third-party rights.

Copyright to published objects created by the Author itself shall remain exclusively with the Author of the respective website. Reproduction or use of such graphics, audio documents, video sequences and texts in other electronic or printed publications shall require the express consent of the Author.

By accepting the General Terms and Conditions of the Salzburg Ski and Snowboard Schools, the course participant expressly and irrevocably agrees that, in the framework of ski instruction and events in connection therewith, the Salzburg Ski and Snowboard School may take photographs and publish them on its website or Facebook site. The course participant may not derive any rights from this; by accepting the GTC of the Salzburg Ski and Snowboard School, the course participant expressly waives any such rights.




6. Liability Terms

It is strongly recommended that the contractual partners of the Salzburg Ski & Snowboard Schools purchase domestic/international health insurance, accident insurance and liability insurance. Under the law, the Salzburg Ski & Snowboard Schools shall only be liable for damage incurred in connection with the activities of the Salzburg Ski & Snowboard Schools if caused by their wilful intent or gross negligence. The Salzburg Ski & Snowboard Schools possess corresponding liability insurance contracts. Moreover, the relevant Ski &  Snowboard School shall not be liable in any way if the contractual partner suffers a physical injury, incurs damage or causes damage of any kind through his disregarding instructions, the International Ski Federation (FIS)’s ski slopes rules, statutory regulations or provisions of these General Terms and Conditions.



7. Claims

The contractual partner shall submit any claims or complaints without delay directly to the office of the relevant Salzburg Ski & Snowboard School so that the situation can be swiftly remedied and the provision of services can continue. Should the contractual partner fail to exercise his right to complain without delay, but by the end of the provision of services at the latest, his possible claim for a reduction of the course fee shall be disregarded. The contractual partner shall submit any other claims vis-à-vis the Salzburg Ski & Snowboard Schools in writing, with a reasoning and no later than four weeks from the moment such claims arose or the contractual partner learnt of them.



10. Safety

We expressly point out to course participants that pursuant to the Salzburger Landessportgesetz of 1988 (Provincial Law Gazette No. 98/1987), children and youth up to the (completed) 15th year of age must wear the Austrian standard ÖNORM EN 1077:2007-compliant ski or snowboard helmet intended for use during the performance of alpine skiing and snowboarding. In addition to that, course participants must acquaint themselves with the contents and application of the common FIS ski slope rules and observe such rules.



11. Rental and Reservation of Ski and Snowboard Equipment

Each person renting equipment is liable up to the full retail price of the rented items for the return of equipment in a proper condition.

The rental business is entitled to demand some form of security, be that a security deposit or the leaving of an identification document (i.e. passport, official I.D., driving license). Such a security does not constitute a possible purchase price for the equipment.


12. Jurisdiction, Place of Performance, Choice of Law

The place of performance shall be the seat of the central branch of the respective Ski & Snowboard School / ski equipment rental shop. Any legal disputes arising from the contract shall be submitted to the competent court with local and subject-matter jurisdiction at the location of the Ski & Snowboard School /ski equipment rental shop’s central branch. Austrian law shall be the governing law. The contract language shall be German.



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