Terms & Conditions
- Course Bookings
- Gift Vouchers
- Gallery Orders
- Commission Services
Enrolment – Courses booking payments are due in full and booking payments confirms students have read and agreed to the Terms & Conditions.
Course Cancellation – Once a booking has been made your enrolment is binding. Cancellations 4 weeks before the course are 100% refundable or alternative class offered. Students may request a transfer to another course 4 weeks before the course. Cancellations after 4 weeks from the course are not refundable and an alternative course may be offered at the discretion of SALT glass studios. Cancellations must be made in writing to SALT glass studios. SALT will not refund the cost of any accommodation or travel that you may have booked.
Postponement – SALT reserves the right to postpone, or cancel the date of courses should it become necessary and for whatever reason. Students will be notified as soon as possible and alternative courses and dates offered or a transfer to another course, depending on availability. If these are not suitable fees paid will be refunded in vouchers. SALT will not refund the cost of any accommodation or travel that you may have booked.
Course admission: SALT glass studios reserve the right not to provide and refuse admission to anyone with no reason given. Any fees paid will be refunded.
Glass Courses: SALT glass studios are copyright owners of the structure of the Printmaking – Glass Courses and these course must not be used or appropriated for sale at any future date. The skills learnt on the course cannot be taught on another course for payment at any future date. The subject matter of the courses are confidential and attendees cannot teach or sell off the techniques or information to a third party at any future date. SALT have the right do not provide printmaking or glass courses for sole traders, companies, businesses or course providers.
Copyright – SALT glass have Copyright and Intellectual Property Rights of glass art work, photographs, website design and written course materials which are prohibited for reproduction, display or distribution without permission.
Insurance: SALT glass studios’ is insured to provide courses and Health and Safety instruction will be demonstrated and stressed throughout the course attended.
Glass Course Age Restriction – Glassmaking Courses may be attended by ages five years olds and up. Glass Blowing Three hour or longer Glass Blowing course may only be attended by ages twelve years old and up. Student booking a courses will be emailed or posted a copy of the T&C to sign, date and agree to Terms
Lunch: Light refreshments are provided. Students attending one-two day courses can bring a pack lunch or visit Burnham Market or Burnham Thorpe’s local pubs, cafés and Delis.
Glass Courses Work Next Day Collection or Post Required – Students glass pieces will require cooling down overnight the kiln or lehr. Students can collect work the following afternoon or week. Alternatively, SALT can arrange posting course work for an additional charge via Royal Mail at their own risk. P&P must be paid in advance and prices depend on weight, size and location.
Photography: SALT photograph courses for education and media use. By booking a course students are agreeing to the T&C and SALT can use photographs for media use.
SALT’s Gift Vouchers are delivered by post or email. Vouchers for courses are valid from the date of purchase until the 15 December 2017 at the studio in Burnham Thorpe. Vouchers for Glass Art are valid for a year from the date of purchase from the website Gallery. The recipient can browse SALT’s online Gallery or Courses to select a unique piece of Glass or Course. Gift Vouchers can also be redeemed at SALT’s Gallery & studio in Norfolk, on the website, by email or phone.
Hand Glass-Print Art Work and Process: SALT glass studios art glass collections and commissions are made by hand and due to the nature of the craft involved variations will occur in size, shape, colour and pattern. SALT glass studios do not consider occasional bubbles in the glass as flaws, nor possible small marks from print or glass making processes, which are part of the unique quality of the hand made glass pieces. Completed Glass work should be handles with care see Glass Handle advice below. Images and sizes provided are for guidance only but will be adhered to as closely as possible.
Gallery Website Photographs: The photographs on SALT glass studios’ Gallery website are a selection and representative of SALT glass collection range and due to the unique qualities of the traditional handmade glass and print processes each glass-print work from SALT’s Gallery Collections will be an original and will vary. Images and sizes provided are for guidance only but will be adhered to as closely as possible.
Cancellation of Order: Once an ordered has been made this is binding. Cancellations with 24 hours of purchase are 100% refundable or alternative item can be offered. Cancellations after 24 hours are not refundable and an alternative items will be offered for the same value.
Large order of Glass Collection and Website Gallery : SALT’s glass studio’s gallery order over 20 or large scale collections pieces are made to order and may take up to six weeks to arrive. If you need the glass work urgently please contact SALT glass and every effort will be made to satisfy order requirements.
Returns, Exchanges and Refunds: SALT are happy for you to return items from SALT Glass Collections that do not meet your expectations, if returned to SALT glass in perfect condition and within 14 working days of purchase-receipt. SALT request the return of an item is made by a delivery service that requires a signature. Once SALT have received the item (in the condition in which they were sent) we can either offer you an alternative work or a full refund of the value of the work (excluding packing and shipping).
Glass Handling: Hand made glass art is fragile and should be handled with care. Glass expands and contracts with temperature, so to prevent thermal cracking or breaking, avoid rapid temperature changes. Never heat glass artwork with an oven, microwave, hotplate, etc., and do not place glass artwork in a refrigerator or freezer or dishwasher. Clean glass with glass cleaner.
Post and Packaging: Commission and Design Work Prices vary depending on size, volume and packing type required for fragile glass works. Eg. Glass-print pieces range from 100 grams to 10 kg.
Commission and Design Work are delivered either via Royal Mail or a Courier and subject to individual shipment weight and requirements arranged in advance with clients.Order Delivery Cost and Time Guide:
SALT glass studios provide multidisciplinary commission services working closely with clients to realise a specific project for artists, designers, architects and range of clients from industrial product design, prototypes, events to art gallery installations. SALT glass has twenty years experience working with leading commercial glass studios, art organisations and range of clients including Thomas Heatherwick , Welcome Trust, Alexander McQueen, Gold Star, O2, Horniman Museum, National Art Gallery (Guyana), Raymond Blanc, PAI Group , Tony Conigliaro, Drinking Factory, Gin Garden. PNW Architects, Holkham Hall, Johnny Roxburgh Design Ltd, Star Light Design.
Commissions Process: SALT glass studios provide commission services from concept, design, prototyping to completed hand-made glass-print work and installations and communicate closely with clients at each stage of the commissioning process.
Commissions: Depending of complexity and scale of commissions SALT require a deposit payment from client.
Timeframes/Lead Time: SALT glass normally require at least four to eight weeks to complete small scale commissions and large scale commissions are subject to agreed lead-times. Due to any unexpected technical or SALT glass employees health issues, commission may take longer to complete and clients will be updated accordingly.
Copyright and Intellectual Property Rights
SALT glass have Copyright and Intellectual Property Rights of all glass art work, photographs, website design and written course materials which are prohibited for reproduction, display or distribution without permission. All courses are the intellectual property of the artist/tutors. No part of the course may be copied or reproduced.
Printmaking & Glass Courses: SALT glass studios are copyright owners of the structure of the Printmaking into Glass Courses and this course must not be used or appropriated for sale at any future date. The skills learnt on the course cannot be taught on another course for payment at any future date. The subject matter of the course is confidential and attendees cannot teach or sell off the techniques or information to a third party at any future date. SALT reserve the right not to provide courses for sole traders, companies, businesses or course providers.
Variation of Service and Content:
SALT glass studios reserve the right and with discretion at any time and without notice to amend, remove or vary any of the content supplied in connection SALT glass studios service or which appears on any page of the SALT glass studios website.