Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions (GTC) KSS


1. Subject of the contract

Subject of the contract is the issue of a swimming course according to the booked course type.

The offer of the crocodile swimming school is non-binding. Misprints and errors can not be ruled out. All information are therefore subject to change. The prices valid at the time of conclusion of contract apply. The number and dates of the course days will be send by email in our personal offer. One lesson lasts 30 minutes.

2. Registration

By signing the registration form at the time of first registration, the applicant accepts the conditions of participation. The follow up courses are booked by signature on the designed lists or alternatively by e-mail. Only by a written confirmation from the crocodile swimming school is the contract legally valid.


3. Payment of the course fee

Upon registration, the course participant agrees to pay the course fee for minors and their legal representative. The course fee must be paid in the amount of the invoice amount within 14 days, at the latest however up to the respective beginning of the course on the account indicated in the invoice. Only a timely receipt of payment entitles to attend the course.


4. Resignation from the course

If the course participant can not attend the booked course for an important reason, please inform us by E-Mail or post (by post or email). For cancellations up to 4 weeks (28 calendar days) before the beginning of the course, a management fee of 50 € will be charged for the expenses incurred. If you decide to cancel the registration 14 days before the course starts, 50% of the total course fee will be charged. If the cancellation occurs less than 14 calendar days before the course starts the total course fee will be charged. If the cancellation is sent by post, the date of the postmark is decisive. The burden of proof on the timely receipt of the resignation lies with the course participant, with minors their legal representative. If your child does not attend the course due to any reasons the course fees can not be refunded.


5. Fitness / Health

Upon conclusion of the contract, the parents confirm that the participant is healthy and fit for swimming from a medical point of view. Please clarify this in case of doubt with a doctor. The crocodile swimming school is not obligated to have the sport fitness confirmed by a certificate. Course relevant physical and / or health restrictions must be communicated to the course management. Participants with infectious diseases are not allowed to attend the class. 

6. Failure of course hours

In the case of cancelation of courses due to unpredictable reasons (for example, technical defects or other mandatory unforeseen events), the participant is not entitled to repayment of the course fee or claim for damages. The lesson will be made on another date. In case of illness or urgent prevention of the trainer, the crocodile swimming school is entitled to use a suitable representation without prior notice

The crocodile swimming school is not obliged to refund the course fee for missed course units or to make up for the missing course units. If the course is canceled by the participant, a refund of the course fee is not possible. 

7. Changes in course schedule

Short-term changes to the course times and course instructors as well as the course location during the entire term of the contract are reserved and do not entitle to withdraw from the contract. If the minimum number of participants is not reached, the crocodile swimming school is entitled to withdraw from the contract. An already paid course fee will be fully refunded. 

8. Liability

The course participation is at your own responsibility. The crocodile swimming school is liable only for damage caused by gross negligence or willful misconduct. For damages caused by the participant, the participant is liable. Likewise, no liability is accepted for any injury or damage suffered by the participant outside the classroom. The legal guardians are responsible for the supervision before and after class.

Liability for thefts in the premises of the swimming pool is excluded. 

9. Supervisory duty

The swimming pool may only be entered in the presence of the course management. The instructor's supervision obligation is limited to the scheduled course time of the swimming course. Before and after the course, the crocodile swimming school assumes no responsibility and liability for the participants. The parents or escorts must accompany the children personally to the swimming pool and until the course starts.

The children have to be picked up on time at the end of the course. It is not possible to supervise the children before and after the end of the course time.


10. House rules

Each participant is subject to the house rules or hall rules of the respective pool and has to follow the instructions of the teaching staff, which are necessary to protect and safeguard the physical health of the participants, without exception. In the case of gross violations of generally binding rules of conduct, course participants, accompanying persons and / or guardians can be excluded from the lesson without compensation claims.


11. Contact details / Privacy Policy

By providing the contact details and e-mail address, the applicant agrees to be contacted  by post, telephone or e-mail. The content can be revoked at any time in writing.

According to the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG), the crocodile swimming school points out that your registration data will be stored in the EDP. There is no transfer of the data to third parties. 

12. Final provision

If parts of the terms and conditions are invalid or void, the remaining provisions remain unaffected. In place of the ineffective or void provisions, the corresponding law comes into force. 

As of: September 2019, Dusseldorf