Terms & Conditions

 

 

 

 Payments 

  • All payments are non-refundable.

  • Scribble Nation workshops require a minimum initial 20% non-refundable deposit. 

  • Clients can either make full payments for all Scribble Ink writing services online, or a 20% non-refundable deposit can be paid via BACs. If service users prefer to pay in instalments, they must formally request this via email and an invoice will be sent to you. 

  • Scribble Online course fees and payment plans are outlined on the Scribble Online webpage. Any updates or changes including discounts and sales are managed by the Udemy learning platform.

  • Scribble Skype is strictly a one-to-one service. Two or more service users must refer to the Scribble Nation workshop prices, regardless of whether one chooses to communicate through Skype or face-to-face.

  • Bundle fee payment plans are applicable to selected Scribble Ink programmes. Bundle fees must be paid uo to one-hour before the start of the first workshop or induction in any programme.

  • Scholarship applicants may not receive free access to their desired workshop but will be offered a free workshop space in the same intake of the year they apply.

 

Time Schedules

  • All services can be on-going if the service user desires.

  • Scribble Nation and Scribble-skype programmes run on a ‘first come first serve’ basis. Service users must be aware that their preferred date may not always be available, but a reservation can be made for other convenient dates if necessary.

 

Author Responsibility

  • All clients must sign a submission release form before the start of a Scribble Skype consultation.

  • Service users must give Scribble Ink a minimum of 24 hours notice if they wish to cancel or reschedule a session. 

  • Service users are responsible for their own materials. 

  • To ensure sessions are as efficient as possible, service users are encouraged to submit any work they wish to have reviewed and annotated to Scribble Ink at least 24 hours before their session. If work is not submitted by this time, it will be reviewed and annotated during the session.

  • Scribble Ink only receives calls during the allocated office times; Monday- Friday, 9.30 am-6.30 pm, excluding holidays.

  • Emails can be submitted to Scribble Ink at any time and will be responded to as soon as possible.

  • Service users should not contact Scribble Ink via Skype outside of their allocated time. Failure to comply with this clause may lead to sessions being terminated without a refund.

  • Plagiarism: By enroling with Scribble Online or by filling in a booking form, clients and course members confirm that any literature or art pieces submitted are their original works. Any work taken from other artists and organisations will be referenced accordingly. Scribble Ink Story Consultancy takes no responsibility for the author’s decision to plagiarise or not reference work accurately.

  • Any abuse or inappropriate behaviour will not be tolerated by Scribble Ink and failure to comply with this clause may lead to sessions being terminated without a refund.

 

Organisation’s Responsibility

  • If a group holds more than five candidates under the age of 16, it is the organisation's responsibility to ensure that additional staffing support is available during the sessions.

  • It is the organisation’s responsibility to provide PLI.

 

Media Notice

  • By partaking in workshops and consultations and programmes, you understand that sessions may be filmed and photographed. The images and footage will be for Scribble Ink’s use only. Service users have the right to request copies of images and media they are featured in. Scribble Ink will also use quotes provided by service users for testimonials and other forms of publicity.

 

Safeguarding and Child Protection

  • Any person under the age of 16 is considered a child.

  • All children must have parental consent before engaging in any of our programmes and services.

  • Children must not have any direct correspondence with Scribble Ink Story Consultancy workshops and consultations without parental consent.

  • If anyone with the Scribble Ink Story Consultancy organisation suspects that they are corresponding with a child who has not provided parental consent, they have a right to terminate said correspondence and contact the relevant authorities.

  • Parental consent includes the official permission from a parent or active guardians such as a teacher or youth worker.

 

Privacy Policy - GDPR

  • Data (which includes but is not restricted to names, email, social media and postal addresses) is collected to ensure Scribble Ink operates effectively and provide you with the best experiences with all writing programmes and services. You provide some of this data directly by responding to and/or subscribing to Scribble Ink's e-newsletters and social sites, sign-up forms, business card exchange and emails.

 

Online Safety

  • Encouraging members to write freely, but fairly: Whilst Scribble Ink Story Consultancy does  not discriminate against a writer’s right to freedom of speech, political, religious or social views, we do not encourage writers to use their art to bully, discriminate or use any of Scribble Ink’s services to help promote hateful literature. We encourage our writers to conduct research for certain types of literature and to be thoughtful and objective in their delivery. If a consultant or member is made to feel uncomfortable or threatened by the work of a writer, the situation will be dealt with accordingly.

  •  Confidentiality and data protection: Upon Scribble Online course enrolment, course members are required to complete a submission release form. The submission release form establishes the 

  • Course members must respect fellow student’s confidentiality. Discussions had during online sessions and within online forums must not be publicised without author permission. If a course member breaches this clause, they may be removed from the course without a refund and blacklisted.

 

Imagery and Stationary

  • Images and videos are selected from royalty-free websites.  

  • Imagery and stationery are often used to encompass the message within the text of an article created for and by Scribble Ink as well as engage with the consumer.

  • Scribble Ink does not make any profit from royalty-free media and will credit artists accordingly.

 

                            Scribble Ink Story Consultancy has the right to amend terms and conditions whenever necessary.  

 

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