Web Site Terms and Conditions of Use
By accessing this web site, you are agreeing to be bound by these web site Terms and Conditions of Use, applicable laws and regulations and their compliance. If you disagree with any of the stated terms and conditions, you are prohibited from using or accessing this site. The materials contained in this site are secured by relevant copyright and trade mark law.
2. Use License
Permission is allowed to temporarily download one duplicate of the materials (data or programming) on Melody's Performing Arts Studio's site for individual and non-business use only. This is the just a permit of license and not an exchange of title, and under this permit you may not:
modify or copy the materials;
use the materials for any commercial use , or for any public presentation (business or non-business);
attempt to decompile or rebuild any product or material contained on Melody's Performing Arts Studio's site;
remove any copyright or other restrictive documentations from the materials; or
transfer the materials to someone else or even "mirror" the materials on other server.
This permit might consequently be terminated if you disregard any of these confinements and may be ended by Melody's Performing Arts Studio whenever deemed. After permit termination or when your viewing permit is terminated, you must destroy any downloaded materials in your ownership whether in electronic or printed form.
The materials on Melody's Performing Arts Studio's site are given "as is". Melody's Performing Arts Studio makes no guarantees, communicated or suggested, and thus renounces and nullifies every single other warranties, including without impediment, inferred guarantees or states of merchantability, fitness for a specific reason, or non-encroachment of licensed property or other infringement of rights. Further, Melody's Performing Arts Studio does not warrant or make any representations concerning the precision, likely results, or unwavering quality of the utilization of the materials on its Internet site or generally identifying with such materials or on any destinations connected to this website.
In no occasion should Melody's Performing Arts Studio or its suppliers subject for any harms (counting, without constraint, harms for loss of information or benefit, or because of business interference,) emerging out of the utilization or powerlessness to utilize the materials on Melody's Performing Arts Studio's Internet webpage, regardless of the possibility that Melody's Performing Arts Studio or a Melody's Performing Arts Studio approved agent has been told orally or in written of the likelihood of such harm. Since a few purviews don't permit constraints on inferred guarantees, or impediments of obligation for weighty or coincidental harms, these confinements may not make a difference to you.
5. Amendments and Errata
The materials showing up on Melody's Performing Arts Studio's site could incorporate typographical, or photographic mistakes. Melody's Performing Arts Studio does not warrant that any of the materials on its site are exact, finished, or current. Melody's Performing Arts Studio may roll out improvements to the materials contained on its site whenever without notification. Melody's Performing Arts Studio does not, then again, make any dedication to update the materials.
Melody's Performing Arts Studio has not checked on the majority of the websites or links connected to its website and is not in charge of the substance of any such connected webpage. The incorporation of any connection does not infer support by Melody's Performing Arts Studio of the site. Utilization of any such connected site is at the user's own risk.
Melody's Performing Arts Studio may update these terms of utilization for its website whenever without notification. By utilizing this site you are consenting to be bound by the then current form of these Terms and Conditions of Use.
8. Governing Law
Any case identifying with Melody's Performing Arts Studio's site should be administered by the laws of the country of Australia Melody's Performing Arts Studio State without respect to its contention of law provisions.
General Terms and Conditions applicable to Use of a Web Site.
Before or at the time of collecting personal information, we will identify the purposes for which information is being collected.
We will gather and utilization of individual data singularly with the target of satisfying those reasons indicated by us and for other good purposes, unless we get the assent of the individual concerned or as required by law.
We will just hold individual data the length of essential for the satisfaction of those reasons.
We will gather individual data by legal and reasonable means and, where fitting, with the information or assent of the individual concerned.
Personal information ought to be important to the reasons for which it is to be utilized, and, to the degree essential for those reasons, ought to be exact, finished, and updated.
We will protect individual data by security shields against misfortune or burglary, and also unapproved access, divulgence, duplicating, use or alteration.
We will promptly provide customers with access to our policies and procedures for the administration of individual data.
We are focused on leading our business as per these standards with a specific end goal to guarantee that the privacy of individual data is secure and maintained.
1. Mission Statement
At Melody’s Performing Arts Studio we aim to provide a happy and safe environment in which students can learn dance skills and get the chance to use them without the pressure of exams, giving them a platform to develop social, physical, and communication skills.
It is our aim that students at Melody’s Performing Arts Studio will have increased self-confidence, fitness and most importantly have fun and find new friends.
2. Code of Conduct At Melody’s Performing Arts Studio commitment to Students and Parents.
Melody’s Performing Arts Studio will act in all matters with the utmost integrity allowing students and their families to expect to be treated with honesty, consideration and respect.
Melody’s Performing Arts Studio will operate within the limits of the teachers’ qualifications, experience and expertise. All classes will be planned to an appropriate level to facilitate the needs of the students providing feedback in a positive and encouraging way to aid development always adhering to the highest possible standards.
Melody’s Performing Arts Studio will ensure safety is always paramount and the facilities used for practice are adequate to meet the needs of the students. Melody’s Performing Arts Studio will also strive to give students the maximum opportunity to perform by building relationships with other organisations and assisting students and parents with advice and guidance for those who may wish to follow a career in the arts.
3. Student and Parents commitment At Melody’s Performing Arts Studio.
(a) Respect for Others:
Students and Parents are requested to treat others as they would expect to be treated themselves. Negative comments about others appearance or ability are not welcomed. Positivity and encouragement are paramount. Melody’s Performing Arts Studio is a happy place for children and all members and their families are requested to invest in that.
Melody’s Performing Arts choreography doesn’t just happen, it is planned. Absence from class means students catching up when they return resulting in wasted time and slowing down the advancement of the team. Whilst it is appreciated that absence is sometimes unavoidable students and parents are asked to make every effort to attend and if it really is not possible, just make a courtesy call.
(c) Appearance and Bearing:
At Melody’s Performing Arts Studio there are no barriers to entry. Students should arrive in suitable attire for dance e.g Jeans or school uniform with shoes is not appropriate. If further advice is required please ask. Students are reminded that they are ambassadors for Melody’s Performing Arts Studio and their families so please act in a manner befitting.
Melody’s Performing Arts Studio has a Child Protection Policy and Health and Safety Policy and parents are requested to be aware of these policies in the interest of serving the well-being of the children. Parents are asked to disclose any medical information, allergies or injuries that students may have on the registration form and to provide any amendments to this information if necessary. Parents are also asked to recognize that as with any physical activity there can be a risk of injury and therefore release Melody’s Performing Arts Studio and its teachers from any liability.
Parents are requested to drop off and collect their children in a timely manner, firstly for their safety and secondly to minimise disturbances to the class. Parents are also politely asked to recognise that sitting in on class is permitted but noise level must be kept down to a minimum. Concert rehearsals are closed and parents are asked to either drop students off or wait in the foyer.
(f) Photography and Filming:
Photography and filming by parents or students during class is strictly prohibited. During events At Melody’s Performing Arts Studio may employ a photographer to take still images or video footage which is then made available for Parents and Students as keepsakes. These images may also be used to advertise At Melody’s Performing Arts Studio in differing forms of marketing. When Registering to become a member of At Melody’s Performing Arts Studio a parental consent form for use of images of children will be required to be signed. Parents and spectators at events are not to photograph or film the event and are to be aware of the expectations which are explained in The Child Protection Policy
(g) Leaving Melody's Performing Arts Studio:
If a parent or child choose to leave Melody's Performing Arts Studio is it studio policy that the child will not be accepted back at the studio. No refunds will be issued.
4. Child Protection
Melody’s Performing Arts School aims to provide a happy and safe environment where children can learn to dance.
Melody’s Performing Arts School believes children have the right to be safe and secure and free from threat, regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexuality or beliefs.
Melody’s Performing Arts School will act with integrity, treating children with respect, listening to their concerns and acting upon them.
Melody’s Performing Arts School Code of Conduct commitment to Students and Parents will ensure that students will receive professional tuition from a qualified teacher with appropriate facilities following safe practice.
Melody’s Performing Arts School will adhere to the following Rules and Guidelines with regards to Photography and Filming:
(a) Images of Children posted to our website and facebook page will be identified by their first name only.
(b) To reduce the risk of inappropriate use of images only images deemed suitable will be used.
(c) Anyone with any complaints about images posted on our website and face book page can speak to the child protection officer and the images will be removed.
(d) Anyone concerned about inappropriate use of images can report the matter to the child protection officer and procedures will be followed to report the matter to the appropriate authority.
(e) The Expectations for parents or spectators who wish to take photographs or film at an event are to avoid inappropriate or intrusive photography. Any child or parent who has concerns regarding inappropriate or intrusive photography must report their concerns to the child protection officer who will act in the same manner as they would with any other child protection concern.
Any person teaching for Melody’s Performing Arts School be in receipt of Working With Childrens check.
Melody’s Performing Arts School has procedures in place to help any child who appears to be at risk or appears to be the victim of abuse. We will provide help and support if any child tells us they are affected by these issues.
Melody’s Performing Arts School 's principal Melody Montgomery is specifically responsible for children and child protection. She is the Melody’s Performing Arts School Child Protection Officer and can be contacted on 0423 929 178.
Melody’s Performing Arts School has a child protection policy as we are taking the initiative in making our organisation as safe as possible for children. In writing the policy we used The International Dance Teachers Association guide for organisations to safeguard children and the procedures we will follow are as laid down within these guidelines.