Terms & Conditions and Refund Policy

1.    TERMS OF MEMBERSHIP

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These are detailed fully in the Memorandum and Articles of the UK Weighing Federation but shown in brief here:


Membership Applications

1.1 Every person or organisation, corporate or unincorporated, who wishes to become a Member shall deliver to the Federation an executed application for membership in such form as the Board of Directors from time to time requires  and details of the application process are laid down in the federations Memorandum and Articles

1.2 There are two categories of member: 
o    Member
o    Associate 

1.3. Submitting a membership application for a specific category does not guarantee membership of this category. UKWF will assess applications for Associates and Members by a process detailed in the Memorandum and Articles

1.4. UKWF reserves the right to refuse any application for membership in accordance with its Memorandum and Articles.

Code of Ethics and Rules of Conduct

1.5. All members undertake to abide by the codes of practice as advised by the Federation.

Membership subscription

1.6. Membership subscriptions run for a period of one year payable annually in advance. UKWF operate a system of anniversary billing each year. Those joining mid year will pay a pro-rata subscription.

1.7. Membership fees are revised annually and members will be notified of the fee changes by email via their subscription renewal notice. 

Membership resignation

1.8. A Member may at any time resign from the Federation by giving a minimum of 3 (three) calendar months’ notice. Any such notice must be in writing and sent for the attention of the Secretariat to the Federation.  If the expiry of such notice period falls on or after the 1st January, the Member shall be obliged to pay the full subscription or levy in respect of that financial year.  Such resignation shall not entitle the Member to any repayment of any subscription or levy paid in respect of the financial year in which such Member resigns.

1.9 Membership shall not be transferable and shall cease on death or liquidation.

1.10 subscriptions are non refundable. 

Complaints Procedure

1.11. UKWF undertakes to serve its members effectively and fairly and member feedback is important. In the event of a complaint or grievance then members are advised to call the UKWF secretariat or a member of the board. Contact details are found on the Website.

1.12. Where possible the issue will be dealt with immediately. If further investigation is required then a response will be provided within five working days. If it is not possible to resolve the problem within that time, advice will be given on how long the investigations are likely to take.

1.13. UKWF reserves the right to amend these terms and conditions at any time.


2. MEMBERSHIP TERMINATION

These are detailed fully in the Memorandum and Articles of the UK Weighing Federation but shown in brief here:

Membership of the UK Weighing Federation will cease if:

2.1 A member gives notice in writing before the annual renewal date that they wish to resign their membership.

2.2 A member’s conduct brings UKWF into disrepute and the board deems they should be removed from membership. They will not be able to describe themselves as a member or be refunded any subscriptions.

2.3 A Members subscription payment remains outstanding 3 months after the due date will result in the membership being considered lapsed and the directors have the right to expel or suspend the member.

3. PURCHASES

3.1 Only fully paid up Members are entitled to discounted training course rates where applicable.

3.2 UKWF website users may purchase memberships and book training courses. 

3.3 VAT is chargeable at the prevailing rate

3.4 All purchases are non-refundable.

3.5 Delivery is immediate upon payment. Paid members will be able to access their benefits through the website instantly.

3.6 We do not store credit card details nor do we share customer details with any 3rd parties

4. GENERAL TERMS

Use of this Website is subject to the following:

4.1 The content and design of these pages are subject to copyright owned by the UK Weighing Federation and reproduction of all or part of this site is prohibited.

4. 2 Whilst the Federation makes every effort to ensure that the content is accurate and up to date, these pages should not be construed as legal advice. By using this Website you confirm that you have not relied on any such content.

4.3 You may not create a link to this Website from another website or document without first obtaining consent.

4.4 From time to time this Website may also include links to other websites. These links are there to provide further information and are not intended to signify that the UKWF endorses such website and/or content. The Federation has no responsibility for the content of the linked website.

4.5 Your use of this Website and any dispute arising out of such use of the website is subject to the laws of England and Wales.

4.6 This website is made available for public viewing on the basis that the Federation exclude to the fullest extent lawfully permitted all liability whatsoever for any loss or damage howsoever arising out of the use of this website or reliance upon the content of this website.

4.7 The Federation does not exclude the liability for any matter which it would be illegal to exclude or to attempt to exclude.

Your continued use of this Website indicates your acceptance of these terms and conditions.

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