Merchandise terms and conditions

Please read these terms and conditions carefully before purchasing or hiring merchandise from Sport & Exercise.

Updated 16 April 2021

Booking – an advance reservation for a Hire of any Sport & Exercise Service

Facilities – premises belonging to (and/or equipment provided by) University Sport & Exercise. 

Merchandise – all items and products available for sale or Hire by University Sport & Exercise 

Hire - the temporary use of equipment by a User from Sport & Exercise 

Hire Fee – A payment to University Sport & Exercise by a user for equipment Hire which must be paid in full prior to the Hire period 

Users – Anyone taking part in a Booking in the Facilities 

1.1. University Sport & Exercise will refund or exchange Merchandise purchased from University Sport & Exercise, where the Merchandise is returned unopened and unused, within 30 days of purchase and with proof of purchase.  

1.2. Under no circumstances will water bottles food, drink, perishable items or towels be refunded or exchanged. 

1.3. University Sport & Exercise accepts no responsibility for faults to Merchandise caused by accident, neglect, misuse or normal wear and tear. Where the purchaser believes that their item of Merchandise is faulty, they may contact a member of University Sport & Exercise staff to discuss the matter further with them.

1.4. The manufacturer’s terms and conditions of any merchandise supplied by a third party will supersede this agreement.  

1.5. University Sport & Exercise reserves the right to offer promotions or discounts on all Merchandise at any time. Offers are valid for the duration specified in the offer. University Sport & Exercise reserves the right to change or cancel promotions or discounts at any time.

2.1. University Sport & Exercise charges a Hire Fee for the Hire of selected equipment. The equipment available and the Hire Fee are available on request and where possible displayed in the Facility  

2.2. University Sport & Exercise reserves the right to vary the Hire Fees or to offer promotions or discounts. Offers are valid for the duration specified in the offer. University Sport & Exercise reserves the right to change or cancel promotions or discounts at any time.  

2.3. The User will use the Hire equipment in a good and careful manner 

2.4. University Sport & Exercise may request a Security Deposit, such as a student card or driving licence, as well as a Hire Fee, prior to the start of the Hire period, which is returned when the Hire period ends and equipment returned in good condition 

2.5. University Sport & Exercise reserves the right to refuse a Hire to any User. 

2.6. To the extent permitted by law the user will be responsible for the loss, theft, damage or destruction of the Hire equipment 

3.1. University Sport & Exercise does not exclude or limit in any way its liability where it would be unlawful to do so. This includes liability for death or personal injury caused by the negligence of University Sport & Exercise or our staff.

3.2. Subject to the above, the use of the Facilities and Hire Equipment is at your own risk. Users must not use any equipment or undertake any activity unless satisfied that they are competent to do so safely and properly. Members are under a duty to safeguard their own health and safety and that of others whilst using the Facilities and Hire Equipment. University Sport & Exercise will not be responsible for any harm or injury that is attributable to the Member’s own fault, for example unsafe use of the Facilities or failure to advise staff of a medical condition relevant to such use.