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Terms & Conditions

The Fellowship of Extreme & Wilderness Medicine – Terms & Conditions

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The Fellowship of Extreme & Wilderness Medicine is a trading name of World Extreme Medicine Ltd. All details provided by customers & through enquiries are for the exclusive use of World Extreme Medicine employees (WEM) on behalf of the Fellowship of Extreme & Wilderness Medicine to assist in responding to your enquiry or question. Any information you provide us with will not be passed onto third parties.

Internet communications & emails are not necessarily secure, therefore WEM cannot accept responsibility for changes made to a message after it has been sent. If you should receive a suspicious message claiming to be from ourselves please contact us on +44 (0) 1297 300503.  We will do likewise if we should have any doubts or suspicions your communication to us has been tampered with as long as we have your appropriate contact details on file.

Fellowship of Extreme & Wilderness Medicine registration: conditions of sale
These are the terms and conditions of the Fellowship of Extreme & Wilderness Medicine which apply to all members and fellows applying to the service. Registrations are accepted subject to you agreeing to the conditions set out below:-
1. Your contract is with WEM and the Fellowship of Extreme & Wilderness Medicine
When registering for the membership or fellowship, you undertake that you accept these booking conditions and have the authority to do so. Your contract will be with us, World Extreme Medicine, 2nd Floor, Thomas Whitty House, Axminster Devon EX13 5AH. We will confirm our contractual commitment to you by sending to you a booking confirmation and receipt. It is only then that these terms and conditions will apply and a contract will exist between us. Your payment guarantees your annual registration with the service unless the Code of Conduct is breached. Your contract with World Extreme Medicine Ltd is governed by English laws and the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.
2. Promotions and Discount
WEM reserves the right to make use of time-limited codes to offer a discount on registration and third-party services or products. WEM holds no responsibility for failure to use the relevant code at the time of registration or before the code’s expiry date. WEM reserves the right to assist bookers who’ve neglected to use the code but who contact the office within 24hours of purchase.

3. Membership
On receipt of your subscription fees, your membership will be approved by the WEM office granting full access to the site, forum and directory. The email provided will be used to register your profile on Details of this will be supplied to you with confirmation of you membership/fellowship.

4. Membership & Fellowship Cancellation

Registrations may be cancelled within 14 days of receipt of your subscription fees. WEM reserves the right to deduct a proportional charge which will be deducted from any refund due. Should you decide to cancel your membership after the 14-day grace period, no refund will be provided

If you have paid by Direct Debit or saved your card when making your purchase, your subscription will be automatically renewed at the end of your subscription period using the same payment options. You may contact us at any time to opt-out of auto-renewal.

5. Alterations
WEM and the Fellowship of Extreme & Wilderness Medicine shall be entitled to change the details and services of the fellowship and membership programme. We are not responsible for changes that arise as a result of Force Majeure and are out of our control such as technical or maintenance, problems with transportation, changes imposed on rescheduling or cancelling flights by an airline, war or threat of war, civil strife, industrial disputes, natural disasters, bad weather, terrorist activity or bureaucratic obstacles.

6. Liability
We accept responsibility for the acts and/or omissions of our employees, agents and suppliers. In any such case our liability will be limited to a maximum of twice your contribution to the subscription fees.

10. Post Conference Liability
WEM, the Fellowship of Extreme & Wilderness Medicine and it’s members are not responsible for any decision or action you might take if you are subsequently employed as a medic on any expedition or extreme medicine post as a result of participating in any member, affiliate or wider WEM activities.

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