Protecting human rights in childbirth

Registered Charity Number 1151152

Terms and Conditions for the Provision of Birthrights training courses


1. This contract is between ‘Birthrights’ which means Birthrights charitable incorporated organisation, registered charity number 1151152 and your organisation.  

‘You’ which means the natural person applying to book the course, and where such person is a delegate on behalf of an organisation, ‘You’ shall refer jointly and severally to the natural person and the organisation, on whose behalf you have the authority to act.  

‘Course’ means the information programme, training course, workshop and/or other event provided by Birthrights under the agreement. Please note that we reserve the right to change the course content of any course within the scope of the outline agreed at any time and without notice.  

Fees, payment and cancellation terms  

2. The applicable fees, inclusions and content of the programme shall be as described in the booking form attached.    

The balance should be paid in full within 30 days of the invoice date. If the booking is less than 30 days away from the training date, please ensure that this invoice has been paid within 7 days of invoice date.    

A charge of 50% of the total fee will be made if you cancel the course within 30 days of the agreed course date and 100% if cancelled within 72 hours of the agreed course date. A charge of 50% of the total fee will be made if you ask to rearrange the course within 14 days of the agreed course date.   

Our training fees are exempt from VAT in line with the HMRC guidance on Education and vocational training.   

Birthrights reserves the right to cancel or reschedule the programme at its absolute discretion, and in such case shall give as much notice as reasonably practicable. Should Birthrights cancel the course, an alternative date will be offered or a full refund will be made but Birthrights shall not be liable for any other costs or losses incurred.  


3. Unless otherwise agreed, each training session can accommodate 20 participants.     

If the session is a face-to-face session, the organisation is responsible for securing and paying for an appropriate venue which is accessible and includes AV equipment that will allow the trainers to show a powerpoint on a screen all participants can see. The venue needs to be able to hold all the participants and the Birthrights trainers, who usually will be two people. Birthrights cannot provide any lunch or refreshments for participants.   

Course Materials and Intellectual Property   

4. All course materials provided to you in advance of, or during, the course are the intellectual property of Birthrights and shall not be copied by you or used except in accordance with the intended purpose and all materials shall not be disclosed to third parties except with Birthrights’ advance permission.  


5. Payment of the invoice will be taken as acceptance of these terms and conditions.   

Any notice required or permitted to be given by either party to the other under these terms shall be in writing. The terms are governed by the laws of England and Wales the parties submit to exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.