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TERMS & CONDITIONS – Tour de Manc Sportive


TERMS & CONDITIONS – Tour de Manc Sportive

  1. The Terms and Conditions detailed below apply to all entrants participating in the Tour de Manc event organised by Tour de Manc Limited (hereon referred to as Tour de Manc). Completion of an entry form or purchase of an entry by every participant acknowledges acceptance of these Terms and Conditions by the participant.
  2. With the exception of one clearly signposted segment, on which participants will be timed, the participant accepts that the event they are entering is not a race in any format. Participants  considered to be competing against others, will be stopped from riding and banned from entering future events.
  3. The participant is fully responsible for their actions whilst attending the event. This includes actions during the ride itself  as well as actions within the event properties, which comprise the parking areas, start and finish venue, toilet facilities and refreshment stops. Tour de Manc does not accept responsibility for the actions of the participant nor the consequences of such actions.
  4. Each participant, upon signing the registration form or purchasing a ticket, agrees that they are physically and mentally capable of riding the distance they have chosen. If, during the event, they decide to change their route and distance, then all consequences of this action are theirs.
  5. The Event Registration Form or purchase of a ticket must be completed by a person aged 18 years or over. Evidence of age may be requested. Participants over the age of 16 and under the age of 18 years will be allowed to participate in the event with the consent of their parent or legal guardian who must sign the Event Registration Form and purchase the ticket on behalf of the underage rider. Signing or purchasing a ticket is also an acceptance of responsibility for the actions and consequences of the underage rider.
  6. Each participant will be fully responsible for any fees or costs incurred or arising from an accident either involving or caused by the rider. This includes, but is not exclusive to, fees from Police, Air Ambulance, Fire and Rescue and the Ambulance service. If the situation arises that you are not capable of making the decision to call the emergency services, the rider agrees that a member of Tour de Manc or a member of the public may call for them. In this situation, the rider still accepts the costs and consequences of such actions.
  7. Participation in the event is at the riders own risk. Insurance cover is provided for all riders against a third party claim arising as a result of accidental damage to a third party property whilst participating in an event. This insurance cover is adjudged void if it is deemed the rider has acted negligently. No further insurance cover is provided by Tour de Manc for riders participating in an event but Tour de Manc strongly recommend each rider organises their own personal insurance cover.
  8. It is mandatory that all riders wear a safety approved cycling helmet complying with latest ANSI Z90/4 or SNELL standards. Any rider not wearing a helmet will not be covered by the event insurance and will be disqualified from the event and could be liable for damages if involved in an accident on that basis. The rider must accept this as a condition of entry. Tour de Manc reserves the right to refuse entry to the event to anyone with inappropriate equipment or clothing.
  9. The participant confirms that the bicycle they are riding for the event and all of their equipment is of a suitable standard and state-of-road worthiness. The bicycle must be able to complete longest distance and cope with the road surfaces on the marked route.
  10. You must obey all Highway Code rules. You are requested to ride in single file where appropriate and no more than 2 abreast at any time. Please be aware of your fellow cyclists and any other traffic. Please always indicate your intention to stop or change direction. All cyclists must adhere to and obey the Highway Code and local bylaws and laws of England where applicable and extend all reasonable courtesy to other road users.
  11. Riders must be considerate to other uses of the road. Upon seeing other users, such as horse riders and walkers, riders are required to slow down and pass with care. Where appropriate, riders should stop and wait at the side of the route for other uses such as horse riders to pass safely.
  12. This is a sportive ride and whilst there is route signage, there are limited road marshals. The absence signs or marshals does not signal there are no dangers approaching and it is the individual rider’s responsibility to make a decision regarding whether to ride a section or not. The route has been assessed as fit for purpose in advance of the event by the Tour de Manc, however this does not necessarily follow that the road remains rideable at all times during the event and the participant is deemed to make their own decision about whether to proceed on bike, foot or not at all.
  13. The given route (made up of marked maps, gpx or tcx routing files and waypoint descriptions) is shown for guidance only and Tour de Manc do not insist that you use the route shown. Therefore, if the rider chooses to ride a section, it is entirely their own choice. If they choose a different route to avoid obstacles or sections they decide are beyond their capabilities, they do so entirely at their own risk.
  14. Tour de Manc reserves the right to alter the published route at any time. Participants do not have the right to claim a refund if the route is altered.
  15. The participants agree to return or call the event centre should they decide not to finish the course before the close of the event and report to a member of staff. Not doing so will mean that a search may be organised and any subsequent cost will be billed to the rider.
  16. Tour de Manc reserves the right to cancel any event, due to extreme weather conditions of Force Majeure. In such an event, the event will be rescheduled and each participant’s entry with be automatically moved to the rescheduled event. If a participant can’t make this rescheduled event, organisers will assist the participant in finding a replacement cyclist through the use its social media pages. Tour de Manc will not charge an administration fee for assisting in finding such a replacement. If such a replacement cyclist is found, it is between the replacement cyclist and the original participant to come to a financial agreement between themselves. The participant must provide the Tour de Manc with the registration change information and Tour de Manc will not charge a fee for the change in registration.   No refunds will be issued by Tour de Manc.
  17. In line with common sportive event practice, other than circumstances described in the previous paragraph, participants cannot be transferred and event entry fees cannot be refunded under any circumstances.
  18. Each participant agrees to assign and grant the right and permission for Tour de Manc to use and publish any photographs/film/video/electronic representations and/or sound recordings of the participant on any Tour de Manc activity. The participant hereby releases Tour de Manc from any and all liability from such use and promotion. The participant hereby authorises the reproduction, sale, copyright, exhibit, broadcast, electronic storage and/or distribution of said photographs/film/video tapes/electronic representations and/or sound recordings without limitation at the discretion of Tour de Manc. The participant specifically waives any right to any compensation they may have for appearing in any of the photographs/film/video/electronic representations and/or sound recordings of the participant at a Tour de Manc event.
  19. Registering for the event indicates your consent for Tour de Manc to contact you with pre event information and about relevant products or services via email, post, phone, SMS. The Tour de Manc will comply with the privacy policy published on the Tour de Manc website. You can opt out at any time via the unsubscribe links in the emails you are sent.

TERMS & CONDITIONS – Tour de Manc disabled/paracycling event

  1. The Terms and Conditions detailed below apply to all entrants participating in the Tour de Manc disabled/paracycling event organised by Tour de Manc Limited (hereon referred to as Tour de Manc). Completion of an entry form or purchase of an entry by every participant acknowledges acceptance of these Terms and Conditions by the participant.
  2. Participant accepts that the event they are entering is not a race in any format. Participants considered to be competing against others, will be stopped from riding and banned from entering future events.
  3. The participant is fully responsible for their actions whilst attending the event. This includes actions during the ride itself as well as actions within the event properties, which comprise the parking areas, start and finish venue, toilet facilities and refreshment areas. Tour de Manc does not accept responsibility for the actions of the participant nor the consequences of such actions.
  4. Each participant, upon signing the registration form or purchasing a ticket, agrees that they are physically and mentally capable of riding the bicycle or adapted bicycle they have chosen. If, during the event, they decide to change their equipment, then all consequences of this action are theirs.
  5. Participants under the age of 18 years will be allowed to participate in the event with the consent of their parent or legal guardian who must sign the Event Registration Form and purchase the ticket on behalf of the underage rider. Signing or purchasing a ticket is also an acceptance of responsibility for the actions and consequences of the underage rider.
  6. Each participant will be fully responsible for any fees or costs incurred or arising from an accident either involving or caused by the rider. This includes, but is not exclusive to, fees from Police, Air Ambulance, Fire and Rescue and the Ambulance. If the situation arises that you are not capable of making the decision to call the emergency services, the rider agrees that a member of Tour de Manc or a member of the public may call for them. In this situation, the rider still accepts the costs and consequences of such actions.
  7. Participation in the event is at the riders own risk. Insurance cover is provided for all riders against a third party claim arising as a result of accidental damage to a third party property whilst participating in an event. This insurance cover is adjudged void if it is deemed the rider has acted negligently. No further insurance cover is provided by Tour de Manc for riders participating in an event but Tour de Manc recommends each rider considers their own personal insurance requirements.
  8. It is mandatory that all riders wear a safety approved cycling helmet complying with latest ANSI Z90/4 or SNELL standards. Any rider not wearing a helmet will not be covered by the event insurance and will be disqualified from the event and could be liable for damages if involved in an accident on that basis. The rider must accept this as a condition of entry. Tour de Manc reserves the right to refuse entry to the event to anyone with inappropriate equipment or clothing.
  9. If the participant is using their own bicycle or adapted bicycle, then participant confirms that their equipment is of a suitable standard to (i) cope with the road surfaces on the closed cycle track and (ii) be capable of completing at least constant cycling of one hour duration.
  10. You are requested to ride in single file where appropriate and no more than 3 abreast at any time where reasonably deemed safe to do so. Please be aware of your fellow cyclists, who may vary greatly in their speed and ability. You must always be able to stop or take avoiding action if you are approaching a rider in front of you. Please always indicate your intention to stop or change direction.
  11. This is a closed circuit ride and there are limited ride marshals. The absence of marshals at any point on the track does not indicate that there are no dangers approaching and it is the individual rider’s responsibility to make a decision regarding whether to ride a section or to stop safely.
  12. The track has been assessed as fit for purpose in advance of the event, however this does not necessarily follow that the track remains rideable at all times during the event and the participant is deemed to make their own decision about whether to proceed on bike, foot or to safely stop and wait for assistance or advice.
  13. Tour de Manc reserves the right to alter the published venue at any time on safety ground or other reasonable grounds. Participants do not have the right to claim a refund if the venue is altered.
  14. Tour de Manc reserves the right to cancel any event, due to extreme weather conditions of Force Majeure. In such an event, the event will be rescheduled and each participant’s entry with be automatically moved to the rescheduled event. If a participant can’t make this rescheduled event, organisers will assist the participant in finding a replacement cyclist through the use its social media pages. Tour de Manc will not charge an administration fee for assisting in finding such a replacement. If such a replacement cyclist is found, it is between the replacement cyclist and the original participant to come to a financial agreement between themselves. The participant must provide the Tour de Manc with the registration change information and Tour de Manc will not charge a fee for the change in registration.   No refunds will be issued by Tour de Manc.
  15. In line with common cycling event practices, other than circumstances described in the previous paragraph, participants cannot be transferred and event entry fees cannot be refunded under any circumstances.
  16. Each participant agrees to assign and grant the right and permission for Tour de Manc to use and publish any photographs/film/video/electronic representations and/or sound recordings of the participant on any Tour de Manc activity. The participant hereby releases Tour de Manc from any and all liability from such use and promotion. The participant hereby authorises the reproduction, sale, copyright, exhibit, broadcast, electronic storage and/or distribution of said photographs/film/video tapes/electronic representations and/or sound recordings without limitation at the discretion of Tour de Manc. The participant specifically waives any right to any compensation they may have for appearing in any of the photographs/film/video/electronic representations and/or sound recordings of the participant at a Tour de Manc event.
  17. Registering for the event indicates your consent for Tour de Manc to contact you with pre event information and about relevant products or services via email, post, phone, SMS. The Tour de Manc will comply with the privacy policy published on the Tour de Manc website. You can opt out at any time via the unsubscribe links in the emails you are sent.

TERMS & CONDITIONS – Tour de Manc after-party

  1. You have fourteen working days from receipt of the electronic confirmation of ticketing to cancel your reservation for any reason. Should you wish to do so please contact us by email (email details are published on this website). In this instance a full refund of the ticket price will be given by electronic means within a 30 day period of the after-party event taking place.  Following this there are no cancellation refunds given.
  2. In order to confirm any event ticket booking, payment must be made in one instalment for the total ticket amount, prior to entry into the event. If payment has not been made, access to the event will not be permitted.
  3. Entry to the event is by Name as entered when purchasing your ticket .  You are not required to bring your ticket but your name must be the name registered for attendance.
  4. The re-sale of a ticket for commercial gain will invalidate this ticket. Customers should be aware that tickets sold from unofficial sources may not be valid. Tour de Manc must be notified by the purchaser of this ticket if it is to be used by another person, prior to the event.
  5. The venue is a non-smoking venue. Anyone found smoking will be asked to leave the premises and will not be allowed to return. There will be no refund in this case.
  6. Tour de Manc reserve the right to conduct security searches prior to entry and refuse admission. We reserve the right to refuse admission to, or eject anyone who, refuses to be searched, is in possession of any alcohol or illegal substances or, in our reasonable opinion, admission to the venue might risk the safety of any other visitor or himself, or affect the enjoyment of the event for other visitors or the running of the event (for example if the holder appears to be under the influence of drugs or is acting aggressively or anti-socially). No refunds will be offered to ticket holders in these circumstances.
  7. No dangerous or hazardous items may be brought into the venue. We reserve to right to refuse entry, or eject, any visitor in these circumstances.
  8. No food, beverages (including alcohol) or illegal substances may be brought into the venue. Only food and drink purchased at the venue may be consumed. Tour de Manc reserve to right to refuse entry to, or eject, the ticket holder if they are found to be carrying any of the aforementioned items.
  9. By attending the after-party event, you agree to assign and grant the right and permission for Tour de Manc to use and publish any photographs/film/video/electronic representations and/or sound recordings of the attendee on any Tour de Manc activity. The attendee hereby releases Tour de Manc from any and all liability from such use and promotion. The attendee hereby authorises the reproduction, sale, copyright, exhibit, broadcast, electronic storage and/or distribution of said photographs/film/video tapes/electronic representations and/or sound recordings without limitation at the discretion of Tour de Manc. The attendee specifically waives any right to any compensation they may have for appearing in any of the photographs/film/video/electronic representations and/or sound recordings of the attendee at a Tour de Manc event.
  10. Visitors to the venue bar must be over the age of 18.
  11. Any ticket holders under the age of 18 must be accompanied to the event by a ticket holding  Adult.
  12. Tour de Manc  reserves the right to cancel an event due to insufficient numbers, in which case an alternative date will be offered or if no alternative date can be arranged in a reasonable timescale then a full refund of monies paid will be made. We shall have no further liability to you.
  13. Tour de Manc  does not accept any liability and shall not be liable for any refunds for non-completion of any event due to circumstances beyond our control.
  14. Tour de Manc  will only advertise artists or performers that have formally agreed to appear .  In the event that an artist or performer cannot appear at an event due to circumstances beyond our control no further refunds will be offered in these circumstances.
  15. The unauthorised use of photographic and recording equipment is prohibited. photographic and recording equipment may be used for Personal use only and not for commercial gain.
  16. If you experience any problems during the course of the event, please contact the venue manager or a Tour de Manc volunteer helper or a Tour de Manc crew member as soon as possible so that the issue can be resolved prior to, or during, the event.
  17. Nothing in these Terms and Conditions is intended to exclude or to limit in any way any liability which Tour de Manc may have in regard to negligence or for death or personal injury to any person caused by their negligence, for fraud or other wrongful act or omission.
  18. Under no circumstance will Tour de Manc be liable for any loss, damage, cost or expense, which was not reasonably foreseeable at the time the ticket was purchased or which was not directly attributable to any act or omission of Tour de Manc.
  19. Tour de Manc  will not be liable for any loss of enjoyment or any wasted expenditure in excess of the face value of the ticket.