Terms & Conditions

All bookings for Porto Swing Jam (hereinafter designated as PSJ) are accepted on the basis of these Terms and Conditions. By proceeding with the booking of this event you understand and agree to be bound to these Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree to this document you will not be able to attend the Exchange.

1Payment terms

By registering for PSJ each attendee is expected to pay the adequate fee after receiving the confirmation e-mail with the information required to proceed with the payment. If the payment is not done within the period required in the confirmation e-mail, the registration will be cancelled to make room for other participants. All bank transfer fees must be paid by the attendee.

2. Refund policy

We do not offer refunds on tickets. However, if you have purchased a ticket and can no longer attend we accept the transfer of your ticket to another person with the same dance role (leader to leader / follower to follower). To transfer your ticket we must receive a written request to portoswingjam@gmail.com at least one week (7 days) before the event. Please include the following information in your email:

    • Your name
    • The name of the person you are transferring the ticket to
    • E-mail address of the person you are transferring the ticket to
    • Dance role (are you registered as a follower or as a leader)

3. Injuries and thefts

PSJ organizers will not be held responsible for any physical injuries, or damages to / thefts of private property that might occur during PSJ.

4. Admission

PSJ organizers, staff, volunteers and attendees have the right to work and dance in a safe and non-threatening environment. We reserve the right to refuse admission and/or contact with any person who displays verbal, physical and/or threatening behavior towards our organizers, staff, volunteers and to other attendees.

PSJ reserves the right to turn down registrations or refuse entry to any part of the event.

5. Code of conduct

All individuals attending PSJ have the right to enjoy dancing in a safe and enjoyable environment where appropriate social behavior is expected. We reserve the right to ask any person who displays inappropriate behavior towards our attendees to leave the event.

The PSJ attendees are bound to behave in accordance with the general rules of conduct and with the existing Portuguese laws. In case of transgression you will be in the jurisdiction of the Portuguese competent authorities.

6. Changes

PSJ organizers reserve the right to make any changes to the program (events, time, location), venues and prices if necessary. Please check regularly our website, and Facebook page and event for updates.

7. Filming and Photography

The PSJ will be documented with photographs and film footage. The attendees acknowledge that they can be photographed or filmed, and that these photographs and video footage can be used for PSJ promotional purposes. The attendees may ask PSJ to delete or not to use a picture by sending an e-mail to portoswingjam@gmail.com. When sharing photographs on social media, the attendees should keep all images as they are published (no cropping, alterations, filters, etc.) and provide credit to the photographer and PSJ.

8. Valid law and jurisdiction

The Porto Court (Tribunal de Comarca do Porto) is competent for all disputes between the PSJ attendees and PSJ organizers according to the Portuguese law.