Terms and Conditions

MUST READ IN ITS ENTIRETY

The following outlines the terms, conditions, and policies set forth by Too Cool Motorcycle School Inc. (TCMS) pertaining to registration in a course with TCMS. This is to help assist you in preparing yourself for your course. Terms & Conditions below precedes any other copies. Submitting your registration and payment constitutes that you have thoroughly read in its entirety, understood and are agreeable with the following terms and conditions. You are also to refer to them prior to contacting us about any changes to your registration.

TOO COOL MOTORCYCLE SCHOOL COURSE PARTICIPANT AGREEMENT

I.PARTICIPATION REQUIREMENTS

In order to participate in your on-bike course, you MUST

•be at least sixteen (16) years of age (parental consent is required if you are under 18 years of age)

•pay your course fees in full

•sign an assumption of risk, waiver and release of liability agreement in a form approved by TCMS (parents must also sign for course participants under 18 years of age)

In addition, for the course you are registered in, you MUST:

BASIC COURSES (Introduction, Silver and Gold)

•meet licensing requirements by providing proof of a valid class 5 Graduated or Full Alberta Driver’s licence or equivalent

NOTE: you DO NOT need to complete your knowledge test prior to attending the course – it is NOT a Learner’s Permit

•wear a full-faced DOT approved helmet and all protective gear provided or approved by TCMS. At the discretion of the instructors you may be required to wear TCMS gear in addition to or instead of your personal gear

•must attend in at least denim jeans or riding pants – shorts, yoga/sweat and dress pants are NOT acceptable, and you will not be permitted to participate

•be able to proficiently ride a 2-wheeled pedal bike at slow speed (5km/hr and below). You must start or get back on a pedal bike prior to attending your first on lot class. You agree that if you are unable to balance on a motorcycle to a safe standard at any time during your course – as judged by the TCMS instructors – you will not be permitted to continue in the course and no refund/credit will be given

•do pre-class homework and quiz prior to your on-bike portion and in-course homework that you are asked to do. In our experience, failure to complete this homework can, and often does, result in unsuccessful outcomes for the student

GROUP TEST PREPARATION COURSES

•have graduated from TCMS or have proof of a successful completion of a course at an Alberta accredited school

•meet licensing requirements by providing proof of a valid class 5 Graduated or Full Alberta Driver’s licence or equivalent

•wear a full-faced DOT approved helmet and all protective gear provided or approved by TCMS. At the discretion of the instructors you may be required to wear TCMS gear in addition to or instead of your personal gear

•must attend in at least denim jeans or riding pants – shorts, yoga/sweat and dress pants are NOT acceptable, and you will not be permitted to participate

PRIVATE COURSES (Preparation or Custom courses)

•meet licensing requirements by providing proof of a valid class 5 Graduated or Full Alberta Driver’s licence or equivalent

•wear a full-faced DOT approved helmet and suitable protective gear.

•must attend in at least denim jeans or riding pants–shorts, yoga/sweat and dress pants are NOT acceptable,and you will not be permitted to participate.

•provide proof of up-to-date registration and proof of insurance for the motorbike you are riding for the course.

REFRESHER COURSES

•meet licensing requirements by providing proof of a valid class 5 Graduated or Full Alberta Driver’s licence or equivalent

•wear a DOT approved helmet and suitable protective gear.

•must attend in at least denim jeans or riding pants – shorts, yoga/sweat and dress pants are NOT acceptable, and you will not be permitted to participate

•provide proof of up-to-date registration and proof of insurance for the motorbike you are riding for the course.

OFF-ROAD ACADEMY COURSES

•meet licensing requirements by providing proof of a valid class 6 Graduated or Full Alberta Driver’s licence or equivalent

•wear a full-faced DOT approved helmet and suitable protective gear or you will not be permitted to participate

•provide proof of up-to-date registration and proof of insurance for the motorcycle you are riding for the course if providing your own motorcycle

•sign a separate agreement if you are renting a motorcycle from TCMS

You also agree that if you are enrolled in any course that is not a BASIC COURSE that you MUST be able to demonstrate sufficient control and understanding of the operation of a motorcycle within the first 30 minutes of the course start. You agree that it will be at the discretion of the instructor(s) whether or not you will be permitted to continue the course, to leave the training lot or continue with on road training. You agree that if you are unable to demonstrate control of the motorcycle and safe navigation within traffic to a safe standard – as judged by the TCMS instructor – you will not be permitted to continue in the course.

II. REGISTRATION FEES AND CONFIRMATION:

You agree

•that payment in full and all completed forms MUST be submitted within 24 hours of receipt (or immediately upon receipt of forms if registered within those 14 days prior to your on-bike dates) to secure and confirm your place in the course or risk a forfeit with no refund or credit

•you will receive your course confirmation and any correspondence from TCMS only by email. Nothing will be mailed to you

•that it is your responsibility to make sure your email is correct and up to date and to bring any issues or questions about email communication to the immediate attention of TCMS

•TCMS is not responsible if you miss your course or do not receive course material as a result of any issue with your email

III.CANCELLATION / REBOOKING / REFUNDS/ DEEMED UNSUCESSFUL:

You agree

•that NO REFUND or CREDIT will be given once a course has commenced under ANY circumstances including illness (eg. Covid 19)

•that you cannot defer your registration to the following season(s)

•you are accepting this risk as you are booking a service set within a specific block of time that cannot be transferred

CANCELLATION FEES (Unless superseded by a non-refundable promo)

•At least 14 full days before your Basic/Intro course……………………………………………………………$146

•At least 14 full days before your Group Test Preps………………………………………………………………$69

•At least 14 full days before your Private Prep/Private Practice………………………………………….$92

•At least 14 full days before your Refresher or Off-Road……………….…………………………………..$92

•Within 14 days of ALL courses **including weather or other issues…….No Refund or Credit

REBOOKING FEES (Does not apply when superseded by a non-refundable promo)

•At least 14 full days before your course start …………………………………………………………………………$69

•Within 14 days of your course start………………………………………………….50% of course posted fees

•After your course start……………………………………………………………………………………100% of posted fees

ADMIN FEES

changes to registration not covered above …………………………………………………………………………… $69

NON-REFUNDABLE PROMOS

•NO REFUND or CREDIT under any circumstances upon confirmation

•Promo pricing only valid if and only if paid within the promo period for the dates/times specified, no rain checks

•Non-transferable within and beyond the riding season for which the course was purchased for

SPECIAL TERMS BASIC COURSE (Silver and Gold)

If you are enrolled in a Silver or Gold BASIC COURSE, and you have attended any or all scheduled classes and you are not able to successfully demonstrate the skills required to proceed or graduate, you agree that the following special terms apply:

•you are not entitled to a refund or credit of any fee for all or any portion remaining

•you will be offered ONE opportunity to redo part or all of the four on-bike modules

•you must re-attend within 30 days of your original course completion date, unless otherwise agreed to in writing

•you can only be offered attendance on a day and time where space is available in a course

•the modules that must be redone is a decision of the instructor(s) and you may require one or two days of redo classes

•there may be a mandatory minimum 30 day waiting period to allow you more time to prepare for re-attendance

•you will be entitled to a special re-do rate per module of$120 for Silver and $145 for Gold Course that must be paid in advance. No refund or credit will be given whether-or-not you are able to meet the requirements to graduate from the course.

•There are 4 on-bike modules: Foundation, Skills, Emergency, Road.

IV. WEATHER & OTHER ISSUES:

TCMS reserves the right to reschedule or cancel any course or part of a course at anytime prior to or during the course in the event of weather or any issues beyond the control of TCMS. It is important to note that course dates during certain times of the season (especially at the start and end)are subject to a higher risk of cancellation or postponement and require flexibility on your end. We will do our best to work with you and our availability to reschedule, however, the cancellation/refund policies will still apply if you choose to cancel. If your schedule does not allow you to complete the course or remaining part of the course for 30 days or more, you are responsible for keeping on top of review to be prepared when you are able to continue and you may be required (re-do fees apply)to retake previous modules at the discretion of TCMS. If the reschedule occurs at the end of the season where we are unable to schedule you, your course will be deferred to the next season. Again, the cancellation/refund policies still apply in all cases if you choose to cancel.

V. REASONS FOR DISMISSAL & TERMINATION OF REGISTRATION: *no refund or credit will be given

PREGNANCY

If you are pregnant, this course is not for you. If you become pregnant or learn you are pregnant after booking your course, please contact our office immediately. If it is discovered that you failed to disclose or you conceal that you are pregnant, your registration will be cancelled.

LATE ARRIVALS / MISSED MODULES

As the curriculum is progressive, you are required to be on time to your class. Late arrivals WILL be turned away. Each module requires the successful completion of the previous module and therefore you agree that missing a day in whole or part will result in termination of registration for the remainder of your course.

ALCOHOL / DRUGS / ABUSE / FALSE INFORMATION PROVIDED

You agree that TCMS may terminate your registration without any right to a refund due to any and all behaviours TCMS finds to be inappropriate, unsafe, or illegal including and not limited to the following reasons:

•you are under the influence of alcohol and /or drugs

•failure to follow instructions, in particular

•harassment or abuse of any kind towards any person including and not limited to course participants, instructors, or staff of TCMS; or things including and not limited to motorcycles and equipment belonging to TCMS, it’s staff or participants

•intentionally providing or failing to correct false or erroneous information at registration or during the course

VI.SUBSTITUTIONS, TRANSFERS OR ADDITIONS:

You agree that substitutions, transfers or additions of any kind are prohibited during the course. In some cases, at the discretion of TCMS, a transfer maybe allowed prior to your on-bike portion starting, please contact us if this occurs. An administrative fee of $69 to you in addition to the transferee’s $146+gst classroom fee must be made prior to the transfer.

VII. GIFT CERTIFICATES:

Transfer of gift certificates will be allowed with approval of TCMS, Gift certificates cannot be redeemed for cash under any circumstances. Purchasers may request reissue of lost certificates with proof of purchase and will be subject to a $69 processing fee. Cancellation and rebooking policies apply once certificates are redeemed for a course. Fundraiser and promotional certificates cannot be redeemed for cash, transferred or used beyond the riding season that it was for.

VIII. HEALTHY MOTORCYCLING GUIDELINES:

You agree that TCMS may implement Healthy Motorcycling Guidelines in order to comply with orders and advice of the Alberta Government and/or Alberta Health Services as it relates to health and safety matters. When the Healthy Motorcycling Guidelines are in place you will be advised at check in each time you attend your course. You further agree that the Healthy Motorcycling Guideline may change during your course without advance notice. You also agree that if you do not follow the Healthy Motorcycling Guidelines your registration will be terminated for the remainder of your course and no refund or credit will be given.

IX. ACKNOWLEDGEMENT:

•TCMS reserves the right to refuse registration by anyone at any time and for any reason.

•TCMS also reserves the right to change and update the terms and conditions applicable to your course at any time.

•You acknowledge that you have read this Agreement and understand its contents.

•You certify that you have asked any questions pertaining to your registration and received answers satisfactory to you before finalizing your registration.

•You certify that the information you have given pertaining to your registration is deemed to be correct and truthful.

•You also understand that you are to email LearnToRide@TooCoolRides.ca to make any corrections and/or additions to your registration.

AGE OF MINORITY

•Must also be signed by a Parent or Legal Guardian if the student is under the age of 18 at the time of registration.

•In the event the student turns 18 before or during the course, correspondence will cease to be copied to the Parent / Legal Guardian unless authorized by the student by sending an email to TCMS.

HEALTHY MOTORCYCLING GUIDELINES

(as reference in Terms and Conditions)

Effective May 18, 2020 Motorcycle safety goes beyond the on-road precautions we teach at TCMS. For the health and safety of students and the TCMS team, students are required to follow the guidelines set out in this document when you are advised that the Healthy Motorcycling Guidelines are in effect. While TCMS and the TCMS team do their best to follow the advice and direction of the Alberta Government and Alberta Health Services in relation to health safety measures like social distancing or other measures, TCMS makes no representation that these guidelines or any other measures will prevent you from acquiring an illness (e.g. COVID 19, flu) as a result of your participation in any course with TCMS.

I.DAILY PRE-CLASS CHECK-IN

You personally are required to complete the daily TCMS digital health check on your phone or other personal device AT LEAST 2 hours before class begins. Failure to do so will result in you being turned away a no refund or credit will be given. Minors MUST fill out their own and parents / legal guardians will be copied the competed health check.

II.PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)

You are required to wear any PPE (eg. face masks) whether indoors or outdoors as required when the Healthy Motorcycle Guidelines are in effect. If you have a mask exemption, you are to provide that at time of registration registration (if currently allowed by the Alberta Government and Alberta Health Services). You are also required to wear a face shield in place of the mask.

III.GEAR

SCHOOL GEAR

TCMS and our team follow reasonable disinfecting/sanitization procedures of school gear loaned to students. TCMS recommends that students purchase their own helmet and riding gloves if they are concerned about the risk of infection or disease from use of shared school equipment.

PERSONAL HELMET AND GLOVES

If you purchase your own gear it is always subject to approval by TCMS at the absolute discretion of the TCMS team. If you choose to buy or use a helmet not provided by TCMS it must be a DOT approved full-faced helmet that is less than 5 years old. Motorcycle gloves must have adequate knuckle armor. If you are unsure what these requirements mean, contact TCMS for clarification BEFORE you buy or borrow any equipment.

IV. MOTORCYCLES

You,

•must remain 2 meters or more from any motorcycle unless with approval from a TCMS instructor

•should not sit on or handle any motorcycle not assigned to you by a TCMS instructor

•must have all gear on, before approaching and sitting on the assigned motorcycle

•must immediately bring it to the attention of an instructor if you see something that you think might spread infection

V. PHYSICAL DISTANCING

PERSONAL SPACING, TIP OVER OR CRASH

You,

•must adhere to a physical distance of at least2 meters at all times, INCLUDING during skills explanations and breaks

•will be assigned a chair for the duration of the course. Named for easy reference and peace of mind

•will be assigned locations within the trailers for shelter from the weather

•should do your best to remain calm, make sure you are ok, leave your visor closed, and hit the emergency switch

•WILL NOT pick up the motorcycle. If you are ok, move away from it so that the instructor may pick it up for you

•should try to remain calm and to stay where you are if you not ok, the instructors will assist you

•WILL NOT attempt to assist if you witness a tip over or crash please leave it to the instructors

VI. PERSONAL ITEMS, SANITIZATION & DISINFECTING

•Sanitizers and disinfectants are on site, but we recommend that you keep a bottle of hand sanitizer on your person to even further limit cross-contamination and peace of mind.

•You are required to bring your own water bottles to reduce risk of cross-contamination (enough for the duration of the class) and snacks

•You must sanitize your hands before entering the trailer, and before/after use of the porta-pottie

•You must try to avoid touching their face and around their face during the course and when putting on or taking off gear

•Once you are changed into their gear, personal items must be stored within assigned spaces.