Terms & Conditions

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Gorey Community School

Adult Education Deptartment

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Terms and Conditions

July 2018

1        RegistrationParticipants must register in order to participate in any of our courses. Participants are not registered until they have paid the appropriate registration fee.  Places on our courses are offered on a first come, first served basis to individuals, once they have paid the registration fee. Payment of the registration fee does not guarantee  a place on a specific course. If a course is over subscribed or has insufficient registration to allow it to proceed, the participant may be offered the option of a transfer to another course, or a refund of their registration fee.  


2       FeesCourse fees of  less than €300 are due on or before the third night of the course.  Where total fees are greater than €300, participants may pay their fees in instalments.  The number of instalments and frequency of payment will be determined by the Director of Adult Education and will be available to participants in advance of the commencement of the course. Participants who are in receipt of funding from a third party, must submit a letter of approval from the funding organisation on or before the third night of the course.  Receipts are issued on night four of each term.  


3        Refunds / DefermentsThe registration fee is not refundable unless  the chosen class is cancelled. Where a student is dis-satisfied with a course or due to certain circumstances, they are unable to  continue, they may apply for a refund / deferment of fees, in the following circumstances.

A.      The refund / deferment  must be applied for on or before the third night of the course.

B.      The application for a refund/ deferment must be in writing.

C.       If applying for a refund/deferment on medical grounds, the application must be accompanied by a medical certificate.If an applicant for a refund /deferment is dis-satisfied with the decision of the Director of Adult Education they may appeal the decision to the Board of Management of Gorey Community School.  


4        Participants in receipt of Job Seekers Benefit or a State Pension are entitled to a 25% reduction on all uncertified courses. A PPS number must be provided. 


5.         Examinations / Certification Students are required to pay their fees in full before taking final examinations. Participants may be excluded from an examination, if they have not paid the appropriate course fees.   Certificates will be issued according to the personal details submitted by the participant at the time of registration. Certificates must be collected in person at the Adult Education office or at an award ceremony. The cost of replacing lost or inaccurate certificates will be passed on to the student. 


6. The Board of Management reserves the right of admission. Participants must be at least 16 years of age in order to participate in Adult Education courses.  


7        Student Property  School authorities regret that responsibility cannot be accepted for loss or damage to the property of students. This includes cars, motor cycles and bicycles on the campus. 8    In the event of closure due to bad weather, a message will be posted on our website www.goreyadulted.ie , our Facebook Page   Night Classes at Gorey Community School   and on our telephone answering service at 053 9421167.  Where classes are lost due to weather conditions, we reserve the right to rearrange those classes at alternative dates.


Payment Terms and Conditions

This payment system is provided by Gorey Community School and its third-party suppliers.

Gorey Community School may update these terms from time to time and any changes will be effective immediately on being set out here. Please ensure you are aware of the current terms.

Terms and Conditions

Please read these terms carefully before using the online payment facility. Using the online payment facility on this website indicates that you accept these terms. If you do not accept these terms do not use this facility.

Please also see Easy Payments Plus Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy

All payments are subject to the following conditions:-

Your payment will normally reach the Gorey Community School account to which you are making a payment on the following working day.

We cannot accept liability for a payment not reaching the correct account due to you quoting an incorrect card number or incorrect personal details.

Neither can we accept liability if payment is refused or declined by the credit/debit card supplier for any reason.


All payment details which are entered through this payment gateway are encrypted when the customer, or third party making payment, enters them. Communications to and from the service provider's site are encrypted.

Gorey Community School shall not be liable for any failure by the customer or third party making payment of fees to properly protect data from being seen on their screen by other persons or otherwise obtained by such persons, during the online payment process or in respect of any omission to provide accurate information in the course of the online payment process.

All cardholder information is protected and will never be passed onto any third parties

Service Provider

Online payments of fees can be made by credit or debit card.

The transaction is received and validated by the Service Provider (Fee Pay Ltd). The client making the application will get an immediate notification to confirm whether or not the card validation was successful.

The funds will be transferred from your account within 48 hours.

Refund Policy

Refund of payments made will be at the discretion of Gorey Community School Disputes regarding amounts paid must be made in writing to Gorey Community School

Refunds, if applicable, will only be made to the debit/credit card used for the original transaction.

Cancellation Policy

A recurring payment can only be cancelled by agreement with Gorey Community School when an alternative payment method has been agreed. To cancel a recurring payment, please contact the Gorey Community School.

Privacy Policy 

Personal data is data that identifies you or can be used to identify or contact you and may include, for example, your name, address, mobile number, or email address. 
This personal data that you volunteer to us will be processed for the following purposes:

  1. To facilitate payments from you.
  2. To provide you with the information on any item you have requested from us.
  3. To send you texts, email alerts and newsletters that you have opted-in to receive by filling in our online forms or by other means.

You have the right to request a copy of any personal data held by us about you. You also have the right to have such data corrected where it is inaccurate or misleading. You also have the right to have this data deleted. 

Collection and use of Non-Personal Data 
Like most websites, we gather statistical and analytical information collected on an aggregate basis of all visitors to our website. This non-personal data comprises information that cannot be used to identify or contact you.

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