1.1 In these terms and conditions the following words shall have the meanings set out below:
"Booking Form" - means the page for the booking of tickets set out on Christ Church's website.
"Christ Church" - means Christ Church, Oxford, OX1 1DP (Registered Charity Number: 1143423)
"Contract" - means any contract for the purchase of Tickets made between you and Christ Church.
"Confirmation" - means the confirmatory screen that appears when you make your booking online and that you are prompted to print out which sets out your booking reference.
"Tickets" - means all tickets offered for sale by Christ Church for attending our events.
"E-receipt" - means the document emailed to a person after they have made a successful booking and which summarises the booking details.
1.2 The headings in these terms and conditions are for convenience only and shall not affect their interpretation.
2.1 These terms and conditions govern all Contracts.
2.2 Your Contract with Christ Church will be concluded as follows:
2.2.1 Completion of the Booking Form (including, for the avoidance of doubt, the provision of your credit or debit card details) shall constitute an offer by you to purchase Tickets subject to these terms and conditions;
2.2.2 Upon electronic receipt of the Booking Form, Christ Church will check that you have correctly completed all parts of the Booking Form and confirm that you have sufficient funds to cover the total cost of the booking. Upon confirmation of these details, Christ Church will then charge your credit or debit card accordingly and a Confirmation will appear on the booking screen which shall constitute its acceptance of your booking; you will also receive confirmation by email. If Christ Church receives a prompt notification that the Confirmation was not delivered successfully, then Christ Church will use reasonable endeavours to notify you of your booking by other means.
2.3 The prices and availability of the Tickets are specified on Christ Church's website. These details are based on the best available information and Christ Church is not obliged to conclude any Contract on these terms.
2.4 You are entirely responsible for entering your details correctly on the Booking Form. You warrant that all details supplied by you are true and accurate. If there are any changes to your details once your booking is concluded then it is your responsibility to update them.
2.5 Where a person makes a booking on behalf of a party, that person accepts these terms and conditions on behalf of all members of the party and is responsible for all payments due from the party.
2.6 Booking services with Christ Church are only available to persons who are at least  years of age. By submitting a Booking Form you warrant and confirm to Christ Church that you comply with those arrangements.
2.7 The purchase of a ticket entitles the bearer to access to the event named, at the time and date stated on the face of the Ticket.
2.8 It is your responsibility to check that the details on the Tickets issued to you are accurate. Christ Church cannot take responsibility for errors with your booking once processed.
3.1 The price of all Tickets displayed on Christ Church’s website are inclusive of VAT, if applicable.
4.1 All Tickets must be paid for in full at the time of booking unless otherwise stated.
5.1 Christ Church does not permit Tickets to be refunded after purchase, except where an event has been cancelled or unless otherwise specified in this section. Where monies are refunded, such refunds are limited to the face value of the Tickets purchased.
5.2 In the event of a cancelled performance Christ Church will not be liable for additional travel or accommodation expenses.
5.3 All Tickets are sold subject to Christ Church’s right to make any alterations in the cast, programme or arrangements advertised on Christ Church's website or elsewhere which are rendered necessary by Christ Church.
5.4 For the Special Interest Event Politics, Patronage and Prostitution a 50% refund will be offered in the event of cancellations up to and including 30 November 2013. No refunds will be offered in the event of cancellations on or after 1 December 2013. All monies are held by Christ Church.
6.1 Subject to Clause 6.3 below, Christ Church will only be liable to you for direct losses arising as a result of:
(i) a breach of these terms and conditions by Christ Church; and
(ii) any fraudulent statement or negligent act by Christ Church arising under or in connection with the Contract.
6.2 Christ Church’s total liability under clause 6.1 above shall be limited to the total face value of the Tickets.
6.3 Nothing in this Clause 6 or these terms and conditions excludes or limits the liability of Christ Church for death or personal injury caused by Christ Church's negligence or fraudulent misrepresentation.
6.4 Christ Church will not be liable in any way if an event or performance is abandoned after more than half of it has taken place due to any factors which are beyond the Christ Church's reasonable control. Without limiting the foregoing, the following shall be regarded as causes beyond Christ Church's reasonable control:
(i) Acts of God, which include earthquakes, cyclones, storms, flooding, fire, disease, fog, snow or frost;
(ii) Force Majeure which includes war, accidents, acts of public enemies, strikes, embargoes, perils of the air, local disputes and civil commotions;
(iii) Power failure and failure of sound or lighting equipment.
6.5 Christ Church will also not be liable for any losses incurred by you in connection with your use of Christ Church's website, for any delay in using or your inability to use the website, for any information or Tickets obtained through the website or for any material posted to the website by Christ Church or by users of the website.
7.1 Christ Church's website is for your own personal and non-commercial use. You may not modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer or sell any information obtained from this website.
7.2 All contents of this website, including any software, are protected by intellectual property rights and other related rights. No part of this website may be reproduced in any form (electronically or otherwise) without the prior consent of Christ Church other than temporarily in the course of using Christ Church's booking service.
7.3 You are not permitted to link to or use all or any part of the Christ Church's website for any reason which is unlawful, defamatory, harmful obscene or objectionable and, in particular, you are not permitted to transmit anything which, in Christ Church's opinion, harms its business or in any way offends other users or persons.
7.4 You are also not permitted to alter Christ Church's website in any way or post onto or transmit to Christ Church's website, any material containing software viruses or files which may damage or disrupt the good working order of computer or telecommunications equipment.
7.5 Christ Church reserves the right to refuse or remove anything which is transmitted via or posted on Christ Church's website and which, in Christ Church's opinion, is objectionable or does not comply with these terms and conditions. Christ Church shall not in any way be liable for such actions.
7.6 Christ Church may record, preserve, trace and disclose anything which has been transmitted to, from or via Christ Church's website, where required by law or where Christ Church is acting in good faith.
8.1 Christ Church's website may contain hyperlinks to websites operated by parties other than Christ Church. The operation of such websites is outside the Christ Church's control and you proceed at your own risk. Christ Church does not endorse or sponsor and is not liable for the products, services or content you access through any linked site.
10.1 It is the intention of Christ Church that all terms of the Contract between Christ Church and you are contained in these terms and conditions. If you wish to rely on any variation of these terms, you must ensure that such variation is in writing and signed by you and on behalf of Christ Church before any Contract is made.
11.1 If any part of these terms and conditions are not enforceable then this will not affect the enforceability of any other part.
12.1 Programme events start at the time advertised and Christ Church reserves the right to delay or refuse admittance of latecomers if in the reasonable opinion of Christ Church admittance would affect the enjoyment of the audience and/or the performer or artist(s) and/or the running of the event. Under the terms of our licence agreement Christ Church is required to refuse admittance to any person in a state of intoxication or whose conduct is deemed to be conducive to a breach of the peace.
12.2 Christ Church reserves the right to request ticket holders to leave (taking any such appropriate action which may be necessary to enforce this right) before or during performances/events if it is necessary to do so. Christ Church may also, on certain occasions, have to conduct security searches to ensure your safety.
12.3 Every effort will be made by Christ Church to admit latecomers at a suitable break in the event or performance.
12.4 In order to gain access to performances/events ticket holders may be asked to present their ticket or e-receipt upon arrival. Christ Church reserves the right to deny entry if tickets/e-receipts cannot be produced. Christ Church may be able to admit individuals without tickets/e-receipts if they provide a valid form of photographic identification, such as a valid passport or driving licence and the credit/debit card with which the booking was made.
12.5 Christ Church aims to provide a safe, welcoming environment for all of our visitors. We recommend you keep all personal belongings with you at all times. In the absence of any negligence of duty by Christ Church or its staff you will be responsible for any loss, theft or damage to your belongings. Picnic hampers, rucksacks and bulky luggage is not permitted on site.
12.6 Christ Church cannot permit glasses or glass containers to be brought onto the site. No alcohol is permitted other than that purchased on the premises.
12.7 To be admitted to an event you must be in possession of a valid Ticket/e-receipt.
12.8 Strobe lighting, smoke effects and gunshots are sometimes used in productions. We will endeavour to give advanced warning if any such effects are to be used.
12.9 Christ Church or any permitted third parties may carry out general filming and sound recording in or about the venue. By purchasing Tickets you consent to you and your party being included in and to the exploitation of such films and recordings without payment.
12.10 Christ Church is committed to providing access to all and is happy to make any reasonable adjustments to ensure you enjoy your visit. If you have any specific concerns regarding Christ Church’s ability to accommodate you please talk to the Steward’s Assistant on 01865 286580.
12.11 All visitors under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a paying adult.
13.1 These terms and conditions and any Contract concluded incorporating these terms and conditions shall be governed by English Law and all disputes shall be submitted to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.
Registered Charity Number: 1143423