on Wheels are providers of bespoke Car, Car & Trailer, Motorcycle training, and
Motorcycle tours at their best throughout Scotland, Ireland, Spain And Morocco
Advanced reservations are always advised. Provisional bookings may be made by
telephone, however a deposit is required to secure bookings.
Deposits are non returnable.
We endeavour to run activities as strictly to schedule as is possible and therefore
appreciate prompt arrival. We reserve the right to cancel without refund in the event of
late arrival by participants or expired event date.
Active Sports/Adventure On Wheels Ltd reserve the right to cancel or offer an
alternative activity or date if we consider any of the courses to be too dangerous or
impractical due to adversities etc.
Discounted prices are valid only for full payment before any events.
Active Sports /Adventure On Wheels Vouchers are only valid for a limited period
after purchase, normally no more than 6 months after purchase. (see back of voucher for
All pre paid events such as motorcycle tours/training etc may
be valid up to one year subject to availability, however if the client has not partaken in
the booked event (such as a tour) within one year of booking, the booking will be deemed
spent and no refund will be given. It is company policy only to refund any remaining fees
that have not been used if we Active Sports/Adventure on Wheels cancel your event subject to our health and safety
policy section. Should the client cancel the event then no refund will be given.
All safety equipment issued by Active Sports
/Adventure On Wheels
All instructions and regulations from Active Sports/Adventure
On Wheels staff
must be observed.
It is the responsibility of participants to ensure that
they have understood all briefing instructions.
It is the responsibility of participants to inform us of
any ailments etc. that may affect the well-being of themselves and that of
On Wheels reserve the right to refuse participation to
any person who appears to be under the influence of alcohol or drugs, or at the
discretion of the A.S./Adventure On Wheels staff/management for any reason of safety etc.
In the event of non-compliance with A.S./Adventure
On Wheels Instructors,
activities will be terminated without refund.
All Active Sports/Adventure
On Wheels activities are run to the highest
possible standards. All participants should/must recognise that all outdoor
pursuits involve a higher than average risk of danger. Participation in our
activities is on the understanding that participants accept this risk.
On Wheels does not hold personal
accident insurance on behalf of its clients; anyone concerned about personal
accident insurance should seek cover from their own insurance company.
clients are liable for all loss or damages caused by them, directly or indirectly,
to any equipment, property, protective clothing, either hired or loaned to them for use
during any course, activity or tour organised by Active Sports/Adventure On Wheels.
This section of the site contains our Decree (a predetermined purpose) and Privacy statements.
Please read them carefully.
On Wheels and the hosts of this site accept no responsibility for and
exclude all liability in connection with browsing this site, use of information
on this site and downloading any material from it including but not limited to
any liability for errors, inaccuracies, omissions or misleading or defamatory
Whilst we hope you find the contents of this website interesting and
informative, the contents are for general information only. We believe the
contents to be true and accurate as at the date of writing but can give no
assurances or warranty regarding the accuracy, currency or applicability of any
of the contents in relation to specific situations and particular circumstances.
As such, the contents should not be relied upon and professional advice should
be taken in specific cases. In addition, none of the content of this website
will form any part of any contract between us or constitutes an offer by us.
Specific disclaimers may apply in addition to certain content or parts of the
On Wheels does not want to receive confidential or proprietary
information from you through our website. Any material, information or other
communication you may transmit or post to the website other than your personal
information will be considered non-confidential and non proprietary. Active
Sports/Adventure On Wheels and its designees will be free to copy, disclose, distribute, incorporate
or otherwise use the communications in all data, images, sounds, text and other
things embodied therein for any and all commercial or non-commercial purposes.
On Wheels may make improvements and/or changes in the products and/or
services and programmes described in this information at any time without
Links made to other sites are made at your own risk and Active Sports accept
no liability for any linked sites. When you access a non-Active Sports/Adventure
On Wheels Website,
even one that might contain the Active Sports/Adventure
logo, please understand that it is
independent from Active Sports and Active Sports/Adventure On Wheels has no control over the content
of that website. Further, a link to a non- Active Sports/Adventure
On Wheels website does not mean
that Active Sports/Adventure On Wheels endorses or accepts any responsibility for the content or the
use of such website. Users must take their own precautions to ensure what is
selected for use is free of such items as viruses, worms, Trojan horses and
other items of a destructive nature.
As our websites often provide links to third party websites, such as those of
our business partners, users should review their respective privacy policies to
learn more about, what, why and how they collect and use personally identifiable
THE SERVICE AND MATERIALS ON THIS WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND
ON WHEELS AND THE HOSTS OF THIS SITE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL
WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW INCLUDING BUT NOT
LIMITED TO WARRANTIES OF SATISFACTORY QUALITY, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A
PARTICULAR PURPOSE, WITH RESPECT TO THE SERVICE OR ANY MATERIALS.
EXCEPT IN RESPECT OF DEATH OR PERSONAL INJURY ARISING FROM NEGLIGENCE, ACTIVE
WHEELS AND THE HOSTS OF THIS SITE HEREBY EXCLUDE LIABILITY FOR ANY CLAIMS,
LOSSES, DEMANDS OR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER WITH RESPECT TO ANY
INFORMATION AND/OR SERVICES PROVIDED ON OUR WEBSITE INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO
DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL LOSS OR DAMAGES, COMPENSATORY
DAMAGES OR LOSS OF PROFITS OR DATA WHETHER BASED ON A BREACH OF CONTRACT OR
WARRANTY, DELICT OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), PRODUCT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE.
Content and Links Disclaimer
On Wheels seeks to ensure that the information published on its web site
is up to date and accurate. However, the information on the website does not
constitute legal or professional advice and Active Sports/Adventure
On Wheels cannot accept any
liability for actions arising from its use. Active Sports/Adventure
On Wheels cannot be held
responsible for the contents of any pages referenced by an external link.
Any personal data collected through this website will be treated as
confidential in line with the principles of the Data Protection Act 1998.
At Active Sports/Adventure
we are committed to protecting the privacy of our customers
and website visitors. Our relationship with you is valuable and we understand
the importance you place on the privacy and security of information which
personally identifies you. In that respect, and whether you are a first time
visitor to our website or a regular user, we take your privacy seriously. Please
information gathering and dissemination practices.
1. Why we require your information
On Wheels provide a variety of on-line offerings, including information
about Active Sports
/Adventure On Wheels
products and services, business information and publicity.
Active Sports/Adventure On Wheels collect personally identifiable information when you register with
us and when you use our services. We ask you for personal data only when it is
needed to provide goods or services you have enquired about or asked us to
provide or to respond to your request for information. You do not need to
provide us with personal data simply to browse our site.
On Wheels use this information in order to customise the content you see
on our pages, to fulfil your request for certain products and services, to
communicate with you generally and to contact you about special offers,
promotions or new events and services.
2. What information do we collect?
We will collect information from you in the following circumstances:
Our registration process involves providing us with your name, address,
telephone and fax number and e-mail address and we may also request some
optional information on your family, lifestyle, employment status and social
circumstances. We use this information to provide you with the service you have
requested or to answer your queries.
Promotions and Events
Personal data is required in order to keep you informed of developments
including new (or existing) activities, guidance services and facilities,
promotions, and training offerings. Where we offer on-line registration in
particular cases we will require to obtain certain information about you such as
contact details and billing information in order to process your registration
and to follow up such registration.
We may request optional information from you on our registration forms. We
request this optional information so that we may serve you better (eg to provide
more tailored products and services to you) and so that we may understand our
users better (eg through internal research, data analysis, market research and
product research). If we request this additional information from you we will
identify it as optional.
3. What information do we share?
There are times when we are required to share the information we learn from
you with other parties. We do not sell or rent this information to others but
will send personally identifiable information about you to other companies or
people working with Active Sports/Adventure
4. Compliance with law
We will release personal information where we are required to by law or by
the regulations and other rules (including auditing requirements) to which we
are subject. We may also exchange information with other companies and
organisations for fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
5. Questions or suggestions
If you have any questions or suggestions regarding this policy, have any
concerns about the practices of our websites or believe we are not properly
Should you at any time wish us to remove your personal details from our database
please contact Tom Prentice Chain Bridge Cottage Annay Road Melrose TD6 9LP in
writing or e-mail email@example.com
6. Your Rights
You have the right to ask for a copy of the information held by us in our
records. You also have the right to require us to correct any inaccuracies in
Child Protection Policy
Aim of the Policy
Our aim is to create an
environment in which the young client (child) and their parent(s), guardian,
responsible adult, carer, closest relative, can feel confident that Active
Wheels is providing a safe and wholesome setting for all participants in our
As an activity company, we
can support and offer advice to our clients and staff in order to protect them
from neglect, exploitation and abuse.
All suspicions and
allegations of abuse against young clients will be responded to, and followed up
appropriately in accordance with this policy and local Area Child Protection
Policy guidelines and procedures.
persons under the age of 18 years are children for the purpose of this policy.
children, regardless of their gender, racial origin, culture, ability, religious
believe and sexual orientation have the right to protection from abuse.
suspicions and allegations of abuse will be taken seriously and responded to by
the Company Advisor or Chief Instructor, who will refer the matter to the Social
Services child protection department in whose area the incident or suspicion
Code of Practice for People
Working for Active Sports/Adventure
On Wheels ltd With Children
All persons under the age of 18 years must be accompanied by a
parent, guardian, responsible adult, carer, closest relative for all Active
Sports/Adventure On Wheels Ltd. activities.
On Wheels ltd
staff must avoid situations when they and an
individual child are alone.
On Wheels ltd staff should try to avoid physical contact as best
they can, although it is recognised that a great deal of activity teaching
cannot be effective without assistance to safely experience the
skill/application required for the particular activity.
On Wheels ltd staff should never over criticise young
clients, or use language or actions which may cause children to lose self-esteem
As an Active Sports/Adventure
On Wheels staff member you should not take
unrelated children to their or any other person’s home.
Permission must be obtained from the child’s parent or guardian
for any vehicular journeys. A further staff member or adult must also be
present. It is sensible to seat any child in the rear of the vehicle, wearing
Although normal instructor/client relationships are expected to
remain confidential, confidentiality cannot be guaranteed in conversations on
child protection matters. Active Sports/Adventure
On Wheels ltd staff and adults must not give children
a promise or expectation of confidentiality in matters relating to this policy.
Actions to be Taken by the
Company Advisor or Chief Instructor
It is important that when a
child gives information which may lead to a child protection concern, the
Company Advisor/Chief Instructor will undertake the following, preferably with
the child’s parent or guardian in attendance unless the concern is about
them, or there are other good reasons not to do so (eg. unavoidable delay),
in which case another adult should be in attendance.
Advise the child that you will not be able to maintain confidentiality
Listen to the child rather than question him/her
Never stop a child who is freely recalling significant events
a note of what is said, taking care to record the time, date, setting and people
person with a suspicion or allegation of child abuse shall report the matter to
the Company Advisor/Chief Instructor as soon as possible.
6. The person reporting the suspicions or making allegations must be
prepared to speak to the Social Services to clarify their concerns.
person suspected of abusing a child should not be approached by any Active
Sports/Adventure On Wheels
ltd staff concerning the abuse issue.
Other Active Sports/Adventure On Wheels staff should deal with matters if the person who would
otherwise deal with the matter is compromised by a relationship of friendship
with the person against whom the suspicion has emerged.
child, parent or person should be encouraged to contact the Social Services or
the local police directly, having referred the matter to the Company
member of Active Sports/Adventure On Wheels staff who has been accused of abusing a child will be
suspended by Active Sports/Adventure
On Wheels ltd “without prejudice” pending the investigation.
Definitions of Child Abuse
Physical Abuse: Occasions when adults or other children
deliberately inflict injuries upon a child, or knowingly do not prevent such
injuries, other than normal activity participation. This could include the
nature or intensity of training or instruction, offering alcohol or drugs.
Emotional Abuse: Where adults or other children fail to show due
care or attention or threaten, use sarcasm, taunt or shout at a child causing
them to lose confidence, self-esteem and become nervous or withdrawn.
Neglect: Where Active Sports/Adventure On
staff fail to provide help and care
to the child. This also includes leaving a child without proper supervision or
placing the child at risk of injury while under activity instruction.
Sexual Abuse: Where adults or children use children to fulfil
their sexual needs.
On Wheels staff may be
placed in a position of trust by the child who may feel able to disclose
incidents which have occurred at school or at home. These must be taken
seriously and referred immediately to the Social Services child protection
department. It may not be safe for the child to return home.
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