REGULATIONS OF THE GYM

 

General regulations for using the services provided by “YourFitness Gym”.

 

I. GENERAL PROVISIONS

General regulations for using the services provided by “YourFitness Gym” (hereinafter – “the Regulations”) are mandatory for all persons who use the services provided by “YourFitness Gym”. These Regulations are common for all marked by the sign “YourFitness Gym”.

Beginning to use the services of the gym is permitted only after a member of the Gym (hereinafter – “the Member”) carefully familiarizes himself/herself with the Regulations and confirms that by providing his/her signature as well as presentation of a personal identification document with a photograph confirming the Member’s identity to the administrator of the Gym. Should the Member refuse to familiarize himself/herself with the Regulations in line with the established procedure or to present a personal identification document, the Gym shall have the right not to permit the Member to use the services of the Gym. A Member under 18 must familiarize himself/herself with the Regulations and sign them together with his/her parents (guardians).

Members under 16 are not permitted to use the services of the Gym. Members over 16 but under 18 may use the services of the Gym only with the written consent of his/her parents (guardians). In their consent, the parents (guardians) of a Member under 18 shall confirm that the state of health of the underage Member permits him/her to use the services of the Gym, that the underage Member has familiarized himself/herself with the Regulations and undertakes to follow them and that they undertake to ensure compensation of damage caused to the Gym or any third persons by the underage Member in line with the procedure established by the legislation of the Republic of Ireland and that they are responsible for the underage Member’s behaviour in the Gym and any disturbance to the underage Member’s health.

The Member may use the services of the Gym only after purchasing a personal membership (hereinafter – “the Membership”). A personal Membership Card shall be issued to a Member who wishes to attend the Gym regularly. The Member’s admission fee is applicable to all persons buying a Membership in the Gym for a set period of time, or who are buying a Membership of chosen duration for the first time or who are buying a Membership in the Gym after a break of more than 30 days.

A personal Membership Card must be presented every time upon arrival at the Gym. If the Membership Card is lost, the Gym must be notified, a 5 EUR fee must be paid for the issuance of another Membership Card. A 12 month membership may only be purchased using standing order.

Having purchased any Membership in line with the procedure established in Sections 2 and 3 of these Regulations, the Member must begin using the services of the Gym (activate the Membership) not later than within 7 (seven) calendar days after payment for it; however membership will start on the date the payment has been made. Should the Member fail to start using the services of the Gym within this period of time established in the Regulations or in any respective contract, the Membership shall be activated automatically and the period of validity thereof corresponding to the type of the Membership shall begin.

A member who has bought a Membership can visit the Gym during the business hours of the Gym. Duration of the visit is unlimited.

A member who has forgotten the Membership Card or failed to present it for any other reason shall not be permitted to enter the Gym. This provision shall not be applicable in the case where the Member can be identified using the photograph and other data stored in the database of the Gym and when it can be determined that the Member’s Membership Card is valid; in such a case, the Member may be permitted to enter the Gym once.

The validity of the Membership Card may be suspended because of the Member’s illness or in any other cases, which will be analysed by the gym’s management.

The Membership Card is personal to the Member. Should a person who is not the holder of the Membership Card attempt to use the Membership Card, the Membership Card shall be blocked without a prior warning to the holder of the Membership Card. The Member is not allowed to hand over the Membership Card to be used by any other person.

Personal data of the Members and other persons using the services of the Gym shall be handled in line with the procedure established by the Law on Legal Protection of Personal Data of the Republic of Ireland. The Member and other persons using the services of the Gym may familiarize themselves with the regulations concerning handling of personal data in the Gym, the objectives of handling personal data and their rights in the administration of the Gym. The Member expresses his/her consent that the Gym shall handle his/her personal data (including special personal data) for the purposes necessary in order to implement the Member’s usage of the services of the Gym.

Business hours of the Gym shall be specified in the website www.yourfitnessgym.ie, and also in the timetable. The Gym shall have the right to change the business hours of the Gym by providing notification of the change on the website not later than 3 (three) calendar days in advance.

The Gym may be closed for up to 48 hours for the purpose of carrying out preventive maintenance works. No services shall be provided to the Members in the Gym on such days and the Member shall be notified in advance by means of public announcements in the premises of the Gym or on the websitewww.yourfitnessgym.ie

 

II. MEMBERSHIP

A. Validity of Membership:

The period of validity of the Membership in the Gym (counted from the day of activation of the Membership):

  • The period of validity of the 1-month Membership is 30 calendar days;
  • The period of validity of the 12-month Membership is 365 calendar days.

 

The cost of Membership in the Gym and the Member’s admission fees, which are announced in the website of the Gym, www.yourfitnessgym.ie, shall be set by the Gym.

The card you choose to join with will automatically be selected as your preferred method of payment.  You can be amended this in the gym’s reception at any stage.

Alternatively if you wish to pay monthly by standing order you can add your standing order details at the reception once you complete your initial payment.

You must have one default payment, which can be changed at any time.

If any monthly membership fee is returned unpaid or if any other form of payment is not honoured, we will send you an email informing you of the bounced payment. You will have 72hrs to make payment before your access is suspended. You will be required to make payment in your account by credit card/ debit card within 21 days to reactivate access and avoid paying the reg fee of €25. Non-payment will result in your account being automatically cancelled and registration fee will apply again if you wish to re-join. A membership that is expired for more than 21 days will have to pay joining fee again.

B. Changing the Membership

A Member who wishes to transfer his/her Membership to another person can do so by submitting an application and paying an additional 25 EUR administration fee at the reception of the Gym.

C. Pausing Membership

Membership can be paused for a period up to 30 days after a payment of 5€ for each time. And it can be done no more than 2x a year.

D. Termination of the Membership.

The money paid shall not be returned to the Member who purchased the Membership, with the exception of those cases where the Member was not able to use the services of the Gym due to the fault of the Gym or such other cases as may be established in legislation.

The Member shall have the right to waive the services and to request to pay a portion of the payments paid for the Membership proportionate to the period remaining until the end of the Member’s Membership only after having covered direct losses incurred by the Gym; the following shall be considered direct losses: a discount granted to the Member when purchasing a long-term Membership,  the difference between the price of the Membership paid by the month (counting in months) and the standard price of a monthly Membership sold in the Gym for the period during which the Member attended the Gym;

A Member who has concluded a standing order option for the purchase of the Membership shall have the right to waive the services and to request to pay a portion of the payments paid for the Membership proportionate to the period remaining until the end of the Member’s Membership only after having covered direct losses incurred by the Gym.

 

In order to stop the standing order payment the member must let us know 21 days in advance, as a notice period by clicking in the link /stop-membership.html and following the steps.

 

III. RULES OF THE MEMBERS’ BEHAVIOUR AND MEMBERS’ LIABILITY

The Member must, while in the Gym and the premises thereof:

Use the services provided by the Gym, its property and inventory in a responsible and careful manner; assume all possible measures in order not to cause any damage to the property of the Gym or one’s own health and property or that of other Members of the Gym, employees or other persons while using the services of the Gym;

In case of an accident in the Gym, the Member must make every effort to help the victims and/or help preserve the property of the Gym; and having witnessed an accident or other incident must provide all necessary information to the employees of the Gym or law enforcement institutions;

Be sober and not be under the influence of any psychotropic substances (drugs, medications, or other intoxicating or toxic substances). In case of any suspicion of possible insobriety or intoxication, an employee of the Gym must not allow a Member in such a state to enter the Gym or must request the Member to leave the Gym;

Immediately notify the employees of the Gym about the worsening of one’s own health or that of another Member or any trauma suffered while using the services of the Gym;

Take photographs and film videos only with the permission of the management of the Gym; Wear only clean and tidy sportswear designed for such premises and closed sports footwear that holds the foot in a stable manner in the gym of the Gym;

Familiarize himself/herself with the rules for using the equipment or inventory placed in the premises of the Gym or specified on such equipment or inventory before using the equipment and inventory of the Gym; and in the event of any uncertainty, not use such equipment or inventory and contact the employees of the Gym in charge in order to obtain the necessary information;

Use the equipment and inventory of the Gym for the intended use thereof only, in the ways and in accordance with the procedure of usage of such equipment and inventory stipulated in the rules for using such equipment or inventory; not to use temporarily out-of-order equipment or inventory; notify the employees of the Gym in charge about out-of-order equipment or inventory as well as to contact them in case of any doubts regarding suitability of the state of the equipment or other inventory;

Bring soft drinks and water into the Gym in unbreakable vessels only;

Not hinder other persons’ use of the services of the Gym; notify the employee of the Gym in charge in the event that they notice other Members’ inappropriate behaviour that hinders other persons’ use of the services of the Gym or may endanger the safety or health of other persons;

The Members (and, in the case of underage Members, the Members’ parents or guardians) also undertake to compensate all damage caused by them to the Gym, to the equipment and consumables or other property of the Gym or of the employees of the Gym or any third persons, including other Members or their property in line with the deed of assessment of the losses presented by the Gym. The Member must compensate the damage caused to the Gym not later than within 3 (three) calendar days from the day on which the deed of assessment of the losses was presented to the Member responsible, except where a different period of compensation of damage is agreed with the Member with the consent of the Gym;

Visit only the premises intended for the Members;

Comply with other provisions of these Regulations.

The following is prohibited in the Gym:

  • Bring soft drinks and water in glass (breakable) containers;
  • Bring and consume foodstuffs and alcoholic beverages;
  • Use hair dryers for drying other items than hair (e.g. items of clothing or footwear); Perform skin exfoliation, hair removal, hair colouring and other personal aesthetic hygienic procedures;
  • Wash clothes.

 

The Gym does not provide the services of storage of items but merely provides the Members with the possibility to leave the items brought by them in locations assigned to that purpose. The Members shall leave their personal belongings in the changing room and changing lockers of the Gym; the Members must lock the lockers after leaving their belongings in them. The Members are advised not to bring any expensive or valuable items to the Gym. The Gym shall not be liable for the items left by the Members in the changing rooms or other premises of the Gym. The Member must immediately notify the Gym of any missing or damaged items. The Gym shall not be liable for the loss of and/or damage to any personal belongings of the Members, unless such loss or damage occurred due to the fault of the Gym. Any items left in the Gym by the Member shall be kept for 5 (five) calendar days.

When entering the premises of the Gym, the Member shall press the Membership Card against the card reader. The Member shall lock the changing locker using his/her own lock or a lock which he/she shall buy at the reception of the Gym (price: 5 EUR). A personal lock is necessary because of the design of the lockers installed at the Gym.

When leaving the Gym, the Member must leave the locker unlocked and take the lock away with him/her or leave it in a place assigned for that purpose. Should the locker be left locked after the business hours of the Gym, the lock shall be cut off and the Gym shall not be liable for any losses incurred.

Should the Member fail to fulfill these Regulations more than once or violate these Regulations grossly at least once or where the Member by his/her actions endangers the interests of other persons using the services of the Gym or does not take heed of the directions of the employees of the Gym in charge more than once, the Gym shall have the right to terminate the validity of the Member’s Membership and/or not to permit the Member to enter the Gym. Any violations of the Regulations committed by the Member shall be recorded with the warnings of the employees of the Gym expressed to the Member orally and/or in writing. Should the validity of the Membership be terminated on the basis of this clause, a portion of the payment paid for the Membership shall be returned to the Member in proportion to the period remaining until the end of the validity of the Membership minus any reasonable direct losses incurred by the Gym due to the failure to follow the Regulations. The money for the visit during which a violation of the Regulations or other circumstances stipulated in this clause occurred shall not be returned to the Member. Taking into account the specifics of the work of the Gym and customer service as well as the fact that the Members shall use the services of the Gym independently, the Member is informed and agrees that there may be no employees present in the premises of the Gym at certain times during the business hours of the Gym.

 

IV. ADDITIONAL RULES IN THE GYM

The Member is informed and agrees that he/she shall exercise (engage in sports) in the gym of the Gym independently, choosing specific sports equipment, tools and installations as well as physical loads by himself/herself in accordance with his/her individual needs, personal characteristics and the influence on his/her body. There shall be no employees of the Gym in the gym; the Member’s workout in the gym shall not be supervised.

Before using a piece of fitness equipment, the Member must familiarize himself/herself with the rules placed in the premises of the Gym or specified on such piece of fitness equipment regarding the procedure of using the piece of fitness equipment and correct performance of any exercise performed using it. The Gym shall not be liable for any damage incurred by the Member due to a violation of this clause of the Regulations.

A towel must be spread on a piece of fitness equipment before performing any exercises. After finishing the exercises, the fitness equipment must be left in good order, suitable for use by other persons who use the services of the Gym. The accessories of fitness equipment and other equipment of the gym must be replaced in their assigned locations. If one is not using a piece of fitness equipment, one may not sit on the piece of fitness equipment or in any other manner hinder any other person who uses the services of the Gym from using it.

The Gym must be immediately notified of any failures of the fitness equipment or other equipment of the gym. Using temporarily out-of-order fitness equipment or other equipment of the gym is forbidden. Temporarily out-of-order equipment of the gym shall be marked by the plates “Temporarily out-of-order”. The Gym shall not be liable for any damage incurred by the Member arising from failure to follow this clause of the Regulations.

V. THE FOLLOWING IS FORBIDDEN IN THE GYM:

For a Member or other person under the age of 16 to engage in sports or be in the gym. An employee of the Gym, having become aware of a person under 16 in the gym, shall have the right to request him/her to leave the Gym;

Members over 16 but under 18 may engage in sports in the gym only with the written consent of his/her parents or guardians;

For the Member to provide instructor’s services to other Members or persons.

 

The rules stipulated in other clauses of the Regulations must also be followed in the gym.

The administration of “YourFitness Gym” reserves the right to update these Regulations without prior notice.