Terms & Conditions of
individual membership in the World Capoeira Federation
1. GENERAL PROVISIONS
Irrespective of nationality, capoeira group, gender or age any
individual can request the World Capoeira Federation (hereafter referred to as
WCF) individual membership. Individual members do not have the right to vote at
conferences and cannot nominate their candidacy in elections. Minors must have
the consent of the guardian/parent along with the application for membership.
The decision on the admission of individual member is adopted by the
President of WCF or a person authorized by the President.
While applying for individual membership a person agrees to pay the
annual fees, as may be amended from time to time in accordance with the bylaws.
Individual membership will be activated within 30 (thirty) days
after we receive from you a completed application form and payment. Individual membership is for 2 (two) year
commencing on the date your membership is activated.
Individual membership will be extended automatically for successive
12 (twelve) month terms unless you send us written notice you do not want it
renewed at least 30 (thirty) days before the end of the membership.
A notification will be sent to you before your membership renewal
date which is payable prior to your renewal date for membership fees paid
3. OBLIGATIONS OF INDIVIDUAL MEMBERS
The obligations of the individual member are:
a. to follow
the Statute, rules and regulations of the WCF, to refer them in the activity;
participate in WCF’s events;
pay membership fee;
d. to assist
realization of aims of the WCF;
e. to implement
the decisions of the authorities of the WCF.
4. MEMBERSHIP FEE AND PAYMENTS
By accepting these Terms and Conditions you agree to pay 30 Euro at
once. This amount will include the price of WCF international Capoeira
passport, the cost of shipping of the passport to your home address and 2 (two)
years individual membership fee. After the completion of period of 2 (two)
years, your annual membership fee will be 5 (five) Euro per year. A receipt
will be issued upon receipt of payment for a full subscription.
All sums properly invoiced to the individual member must be paid due
to the date. If any such sum is
outstanding then from such time the individual membership shall be suspended.
There is no refund of any membership fees nor the passport, should
you cancel your membership at any stage during your membership year.
The WCF reserves the right to alter the individual membership fees
from time to time. Changes to membership fees will only be made at the time of
annual renewal of your membership.
5. RIGHTS OF INDIVIDUAL MEMBER
An individual member has the following rights:
a. to bear an
official ID document of the WCF;
b. to send
complain to corresponding bodies of the WCF regarding admittance to membership
and discharge from the WCF (this item also applies to candidate members)
c. to appeal to
WCF’s Management Board for supporting their own interests;
d. to object and
to complain about corresponding member and body of the WCF;
e. to be
informed about the WCF’s activity;
participate in discussions related to their own rights and duties.
6. TERMINATION OF INDIVIDUAL MEMBERSHIP
Membership in the WCF is terminated in the following conditions:
refuse from membership;
discharge from membership.
7. DISCHARGE FROM INDIVIDUAL MEMBERSHIP
An individual member of the WCF is discharged from membership in the
of membership fee;
b. violating the provisions of the statute;
from assisting to realization of aims and duties of the WCF;
non-participation in events without any excusable reason;
mistakes that may damage the name, activity and general interests of the WCF.
8. USING OF NAME AND LOGO OF WCF
As long as you remain a member in good standing, you may use WCF’s
name and logo, in the format and with the notices provided or requested by WCF.
The information you provide us is “personal information”. This information is being collected for the
purposes of processing your application, to provide you with membership
services, including creation of profile in WCF website, and to keep you
informed of upcoming events. The
intended recipient of this information will be WCF and its service providers.
The provision of this information by you is voluntary. However, if you do not provide the
information requested, the WCF may be unable to process your application.
You have the right of access to your profile, and alteration of,
personal information concerning yourself as allowed. The information is being collected by the WCF
and will be held by the WCF. But as necessary WCF may disclose the information
you provided WCF to satisfy any law or regulation.
By being WCF member you agree to be eventually filmed or photographed in WCF events.
10. COMPLIANCE WITH LAWS
Anything contained in this Agreement to the contrary
notwithstanding, the obligations of WCF and individual member shall be subject
to all laws, present and future, of Government of Republic of Estonia having jurisdiction
11. FORCE MAJEURE
Neither WCF nor individual member shall be liable hereunder by
reason of any failure or delay in the performance of its obligations hereunder
on account of strikes, shortages, riots, insurrection, fires, flood, storm,
explosions, disaster, war, governmental action, labor conditions, earthquakes
or any other cause which is beyond the reasonable control of such party.
12. FINAL PROVISIONS
This application is official document and may be executed in one or
more counterparts, each of which shall be deemed an original, but collectively
shall constitute one and the same instrument.
Any variations made to these Terms & Conditions may be made by
the WCF without express written notice to existing individual members and will
be effective 30 (thirty) days after the posting on the WCF’s website.