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Terms & Conditions


It is a condition of entry that these conditions are accepted, and all participants expressly agrees to abide by these conditions. The person submitting the entry to Parallel University of Nottingham must be 18 years old or over and possess the legal capacity and authority to accept these conditions of behalf of everyone associated with their entry. Each participant shall be deemed to have accepted these conditions.



1.1 What these terms cover. These are the terms and conditions on which we supply services to you. Such services include granting you the right to participate in Parallel University of Nottingham 2019 event (the “Event”).

1.2 Why you should read them. Please read these terms carefully. These terms tell you who we are, how we will provide services to you, how you and we may change or end the contract, what to do if there is a problem and other important information. If you think that there is a mistake in these terms, please contact us to discuss.



2.1 Who we are. We are London Parallel Ltd (t/a Parallel London) a company registered in England and Wales. Our company registration number is 09732347 and our registered office is at The Battleship Building, 179 Harrow Road, London W2 6NB. Our registered VAT number is 230 1981 35.

2.2 How to contact us. You can contact us by telephoning our customer service team at 020 7034 4846 or by writing to us at

2.3 How we may contact you. If we have to contact you we will do so by telephone or by writing to you at the email address or postal address you provided to us in your application.

2.4 “Writing” includes emails. When we use the words “writing” or “written” in these terms, this includes emails.



3.1 How we will accept your application for tickets to participate in the Event. Our acceptance of your application will take place when we email you to accept it, at which point a contract will come into existence between you and us.

3.2 If we cannot accept your application. If we are unable to accept your application, we will inform you of this.

3.3 Your participant number. We will assign a participant number to your application and tell you what it is when we accept your application. It will help us if you can tell us the participant number whenever you contact us.

3.4 We only provide services to the UK. Our website is solely for the promotion of our events in the UK.



4.1 Date of the Event. Subject to these terms, the Event will take place on the date set out on our website

4.2 Personal health and fitness. You understand that participating in this Event is potentially hazardous, and you should not enter and participate unless you are medically able and properly trained. We recommend that you consult your doctor prior to undertaking training for the Event. It is your responsibility to make sure you are medically fit and capable of participating in the Event. You should not participate (or should cease participation) if you feel ill at any time during the Event. In such case you should seek medical treatment as soon as possible. We reserve the right, in our absolute discretion, to stop you from taking part in the Event if we deem that you are unfit to take part, including mid-event removal from the course where necessary.

4.3 Medical treatment. By entering this Event, you confirm that should you require any medical treatment during your participation in the Event, whether before, during or after the Event, such may be administered by our official medically qualified personnel.

4.4 Entry transfer. You must not transfer your participant number to any other person. To do so may, among other reasons, cause serious issues for medical personnel in the identification of any individual(s) requiring medical treatment. Any attempt to do so will result in the immediate disqualification of the individual(s) concerned and ejection from the Event.

4.5 Image use. The Event may be televised, filmed and/or otherwise recorded and photographs may be taken of the Event which may include your participation in the Event. By taking part in the Event you irrevocably grant us (and any third parties authorised by us) the right to use such filming, recording and/or photographs for any purpose now or in the future including but not limited to publicity for any future event organised by us.

4.6 Changes to the Event. We may change the Event:

(a) to reflect changes in relevant laws and regulatory requirements; and

(b) to change the course or make any other amendment deemed necessary to stage the Event.

Any changes will be communicated at the Event or sooner if practicable.

4.7 Cancellation of the Event. We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to cancel, delay or postpone the Event due to unforeseen or unavoidable circumstances outside of our reasonable control. In such cases we will endeavour to inform you as quickly as possible. Where the Event has to be cancelled, delayed or postponed due to circumstances outside of our reasonable control (including for the avoidance of doubt due to adverse weather conditions or as a result of instructions from the emergency services) we shall not be liable for any inconvenience, expenses, costs, losses or damages suffered by you. Where the Event has to be cancelled, delayed or postponed due to circumstances that were within our reasonable control, our entire liability in respect of any inconvenience, expenses, costs, losses or damages suffered by you as a result will be limited to the entry price you have paid to take part in the Event.

4.8 What will happen if you do not give required information to us. We may need certain information from you so that we can allow you to participate in the Event. We will contact you to ask for this information. If you do not give us this information within a reasonable time of us asking for it, or if you give us incomplete or incorrect information, we may either end the contract (and clause 6.2 will apply) or make an additional charge of a reasonable sum to compensate us for any extra work that is required as a result. We will not be responsible for you not being able to participate in the Event if this is caused by you not giving us the information we need within a reasonable time of us asking for it.



5.1 You do not have the right to end the contract under the Consumer Contracts Regulations 2013 if you have changed your mind as the contract is for the supply of services related to leisure activities with a specific date of performance.



6.1 We may end the contract if you break it. We may end the contract at any time by writing to you if:

(a) you do not, within a reasonable time of us asking for it, provide us with information that is necessary for us to provide the services;

(b) you break any other material term of this contract including but not limited to clauses 4.2 or 4.4.



7.1 You have already paid for the services when you applied in the ballot for tickets to participate in the Event.



8.1 The participant acknowledges that participation in the Event is physically strenuous and the participant is aware of the nature of the event and aware of, and accepts, the inherent medical and physical risks involved. Inherent risks are those risks which cannot be eliminated completely regardless of care, measures and precautions taken by us.

8.2 The participant hereby confirms that they are healthy and fit enough (both physically and medically) to participate in the Event, inclusive and with due and appropriate consideration of their disabilities.

8.3 It is your responsibility to seek appropriate medical advice prior to participation in the Event and complete any relevant training, to ensure that you are fit and well enough to take part and that your participation will not pose any unusual or serious risks to your health and well-being.

8.4 Participation in the Event is entirely at your own risk and by entering the Event you acknowledge that we shall not be liable for death or injury arising from participation in the Event save to the extent set out in clause 8.7.

8.5 Subject to clause 8.7, we shall not be liable to you, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), for breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, arising under or in connection with this contract for: (a) loss of profits; (b) loss of income; (c) loss of or damage to goodwill; and (d) any indirect or consequential loss.

8.6 Subject to clause 8.4, our total liability to you, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), for breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, arising under or in connection with this agreement shall be limited to the entry price you have paid to take part in the Event.

8.7 We do not exclude or limit in any way our liability to you where it would be unlawful to do so. This includes liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence or the negligence of our employees, agents or subcontractors; for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation; for breach of your legal rights in relation to the services including the right to receive services which are: as described and match information we provided to you; supplied with reasonable skill and care.

8.8 We are not liable for business losses. We only supply the services for domestic and private use. If you use the services for any commercial, business or re-sale purpose we will have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity.



9.1 How we will use your personal information. We will use the personal information you provide to us:

(a) to supply the services to you and to allow you to participate in the Event;

(b) to process your payment for the services; and

(c) if you agreed to this during the application process, to give you information about similar services or events that we provide, but you may stop receiving this at any time by contacting us.

9.2 We will only give your personal information to third parties where the law either requires or allows us to do so. You hereby irrevocably agree that we may pass any medical data you provide to us to any medical personnel operating at the Event



10.1 We may transfer this agreement to someone else. We may transfer our rights and obligations under these terms to another organisation. We will always tell you in writing if this happens and we will ensure that the transfer will not affect your rights under the contract.

10.2 You need our consent to transfer your rights to someone else. You may only transfer your rights or your obligations under these terms to another person if we agree to this in writing.

10.3 Nobody else has any rights under this contract. This contract is between you and us. No other person shall have any rights to enforce any of its terms. Neither of us will need to get the agreement of any other person in order to end the contract or make any changes to these terms.

10.4 If a court finds part of this contract illegal, the rest will continue in force. Each of the paragraphs of these terms operates separately. If any court or relevant authority decides that any of them are unlawful, the remaining paragraphs will remain in full force and effect.

10.5 Even if we delay in enforcing this contract, we can still enforce it later. If we do not insist immediately that you do anything you are required to do under these terms, or if we delay in taking steps against you in respect of your breaking this contract, that will not mean that you do not have to do those things and it will not prevent us taking steps against you at a later date.

10.6 Which laws apply to this contract and where you may bring legal proceedings. These terms are governed by English law and you can bring legal proceedings in respect of the services in the English courts. If you live in Scotland you can bring legal proceedings in respect of the services in either the Scottish or the English courts. If you live in Northern Ireland you can bring legal proceedings in respect of the services in either the Northern Irish or the English courts.


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