Terms and Conditions

LeFrancis Studios – flameworking and glassblowing facilities.
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Terms and Conditions

TERMS AND CONDITIONS – Classes/Workshops

Enrollment

Space for courses are secured in advance by payment in full and are on a first come first serve basis.

Confirmation

A confirmation of your booking will be sent upon receipt of payment.

Clothing and Safety

Full coverage footwear MUST be worn (no sandals, flip flops or open toed shoes). Clothing must be made of natural fibers and should not be loose. Synthetic clothing must not be worn. Long hair must be tied back.

We will provide safety glasses, lap pad and arm wear as applicable.

We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone enrolled in a workshop or class, if we feel you are inappropriately dressed. In this event no refund will be given.

Equipment

All tools and materials are provided by the studio.

Cancellation Policy
ALL CANCELLATIONS MUST BE GIVEN IN WRITING VIA EMAIL.

Cancellations received 7 days prior to the workshop will be refunded 70% of the workshop fee.

If cancellation is received less than 7 days prior to the workshop you will forfeit your entire workshop fee.

If, in extreme cases, you are unable to attend your workshop on the date booked, we will try to accommodate you on another date, but are unable to guarantee rescheduling. In this instance only 50% of your workshop fee will be refunded if the course cannot be rescheduled to another date.

The studio reserves the right to cancel a workshop or class for any reason and will try to give as much notice as possible.

In the event this happens, we will offer you an alternative date at which to attend. If you do not wish to accept the alternate date, a full refund will be given. LeFrancis Studios cannot accept liability for consequential loss, such as accommodation or travel etc. costs in the case of cancellation.

COVID POLICY

Masks are required while inside the building in common areas. However, while you are working on the torch, you have the option to pull your mask down, but we encourage you to wear a mask. Common eqipment will be wiped down after each class and you will be provided sanitizer to wipe down your own work station as well. Hand sanitizer will be provided throughout the building.

Accommodation

Accommodation is not included in the workshop or class. If accommodation is required, you must arrange it (see list of nearby accommodations on our website).

Food and Drink

Lunch will be provided for most 2-day workshops If not, a lunch hour will be provided, and there are many nearby restaurants to dine at. Information will be provided at class.

We will provide Bottled Water and Assorted Sodas.

Packing and Shipping

All glass creations must go through an annealing process, and will not be available to take with you on the day of class. Your work can be shipped to you for $25. This covers the cost of packing and shipping the item(s) to you.

If you will be in town the next day, the items can be delivered to your hotel for a $15.00 charge.

We cannot accept responsibility for any breakage during transit.

Copyright

All Workshops and classes are intellectual property of LeFrancis Studios

 

Terms and Conditions – Art Work

SHIPMENT; DELIVERY; RISK OF LOSS. Title to and risk of loss of the Products shall pass to Buyer as soon as the Products are delivered by Seller to the carrier. Each shipment date is approximate, and Seller shall not be responsible for any damages of any kind resulting from any delay in shipment or delivery of any Products. Buyer shall be responsible for all shipping, delivering, handling, storage and insurance charges, such charges to be added to the final invoice or reimbursed by Buyer to Seller upon Seller’s payment of such charges.  Buyer shall be responsible for any customs fees or any additional delivery charges resulting from customs review.

RETURNS: My goal is for every customer to be happy with their purchase. So if you are unhappy you may return an item up to 15 days from shipping for any reason, with the caveat that it arrive at my door in the same condition it left. There will be a 20% restocking fee for my trouble in packing, shipping, unpacking and returning it to stock and computer inventory. This fee may be waved at my discretion. You MUST contact me before returning the item and provide a reason. You MUST insure the item on its return voyage or you will be out of luck if it gets broken or disappears on its way to me. I will not return shipping fees for shipping in either direction.

 CLAIMS; COMMENCEMENT OF ACTIONS. Buyer shall promptly inspect all Products upon delivery to identify any damage resulting from shipment. Buyer agrees that any damages, and resulting claims, arising from shipment shall be satisfied solely through the insurance policy (the “Insurance”) issued by the insurance carrier covering the Product shipment, and Seller shall not be liable for any claims or damages not covered by Insurance.  All claims pertaining to damage from shipment must be asserted in writing within ten (15) days after shipping of such Product or such claims are waived in perpetuity. Any lawsuit or other action by Buyer based upon breach of this contract or upon any other claim arising out of this sale must be commenced within thirty (30) days from the tender of delivery by Seller.

WARRANTY. Seller warrants that the Product is an original work of art of the named artist  and is sold “as is” and in substantial compliance with the quality and condition portrayed on Seller’s website. SELLER MAKES NO OTHER WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, WHETHER OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR USE OR OTHERWISE, ON THE PRODUCTS, OR ON ANY PARTS OR LABOR FURNISHED DURING THE SALE, DELIVERY, INSTALLATION, OR SERVICING OF THE PRODUCTS.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY. IN NO EVENT SHALL SELLER BE LIABLE TO BUYER FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR AS THE RESULT OF THE SALE, DELIVERY, NON-DELIVERY, INSTALLATION, SERVICING, USE OR LOSS OF USE OF THE PRODUCTS OR ANY PART THEREOF, OR FOR ANY CHARGES OR EXPENSES OF ANY NATURE INCURRED WITHOUT SELLER’S WRITTEN CONSENT, EVEN THOUGH SELLER HAS BEEN NEGLIGENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL SELLER’S LIABILITY UNDER ANY CLAIM MADE BY BUYER EXCEED THE PURCHASE PRICE OF THE PRODUCTS IN RESPECT OF WHICH DAMAGES ARE CLAIMED.

ENTIRE AGREEMENT. This document contains the entire agreement between Seller and Buyer and constitutes the final, complete and exclusive expression of the terms of the agreement, all prior or contemporaneous written or oral communications, agreements, forms or negotiations with respect to the subject matter hereof and replaces the same in its entirety. By way of illustration and not limitation, Buyer’s order shall be deemed to incorporate, without exception, all terms and conditions hereof notwithstanding any order form of Buyer containing additional or contrary terms or conditions, unless Buyer shall have expressly advised Seller to the contrary in a writing apart from such order form, and no acknowledgement by Seller of an order by Buyer shall be deemed to be an acceptance by Seller of any such additional or contrary terms or condition. Any acknowledgement by Seller of any order by Buyer is expressly conditional on Buyer assenting to, or otherwise being bound by, any terms or conditions hereof which are in addition or contrary to the terms and conditions of Buyer’s order form. No additional or contrary terms or conditions or modifications may be made to the terms and conditions contained herein except by a written instrument signed by one of Seller’s officers. Stenographical and clerical errors are subject to correction by Seller.

COPYRIGHT.  The Buyer understands and agrees that the copyright (the “Copyright”) to the Products are retained by the original artist compiling the Product, and that the transaction contemplated herein is not a sale or license to the Copyright to Buyer.   Buyer agrees not to reproduce or copy the Product.