Terms and Conditions/Refund Policy of Membership

  1. The approval of membership applications and the continuation of membership subscriptions are entirely at the discretion of the BASEM Executive Board.
  2. Membership applications will not be processed until the relevant supporting information is received.
  3. Membership commences for 12 months from the day of the application being received and approved by BASEM.
  4. The membership subscription renewal date is 12 months after the last day of the month of joining, eg. if you join 15th May, the renewal date is 31st May the following year.
  5. Membership is for a minimum of 12 months and the member agrees to pay the subscription fee as a full payment at the start of the membership period.  Fees are paid by Worldpay, BACS, credit/debit card, cheque or direct debit.
  6. The yearly subscription fee is set at the amount fixed and agreed by the BASEM Executive and accepted by the members at the Annual General Meeting the previous year.
  7. Renewal of subscriptions will be notified to members each year and the member agrees to pay such a charge within 30 days of the renewal date unless the member cancels their membership in writing to the BASEM Office within the first 28 days of the renewal period.
  8. Cancellation and Refund Policy:  A proportion of the membership fee will be refunded (in complete months remaining on the subscription year) if cancellation is notified in writing to the BASEM Central Office within 1 month of the renewal date.  Outside this period, refunds are granted at the sole discretion of the BASEM Executive.
  9. The valuable rights and benefits of BASEM membership may be varied by the BASEM Executive Board, subject to one month's notice to all members.
  10. Personal Data:  Personal data provided by the member to BASEM is subject to the Data Protection Act 1998 and BASEM's Privacy Policy.  This data will be used to supply you with information relevant to you as a member.  Please inform BASEM if you do not wish to receive any information from BASEM regarding developments, education, events or benefits for its members by Email/Post.