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Terms and Conditions

  1. Scope

    1. These General Terms and Conditions (GTC) apply to the implementation of yoga & digital detox retreats and other events (hereinafter: "retreat") of the organizers Laura Brüstle and Kathrin Brüstle (hereinafter: "organizer") regardless of the location of the booked retreat.

    2. The following conditions regulate the booking of the retreat.

    3. The organizer is solely responsible for the organization and implementation of the retreat and is not a tour operator or travel agent.

  2. Contractual partner

    1. Laura & Kathrin Brüstle GbR / Be Retreats / Motzstr. 9, 10777 Berlin

  3. Offer, payment, conclusion of contract

    1. The description of the retreat on the website represents a legally binding offer (offer).

    2. The digital registration and payment of the participant represents the acceptance of the offer and thus the conclusion of the purchase contract.

    3. After accepting the offer of the organizer through registration and payment via the website, the participant will receive a registration and payment confirmation by email (order confirmation).

  4. Storage of the contract text

    1. The participant can view the terms and conditions of the organizer on the website under “Terms and Conditions”.

  5. Participant's rights and obligations

    1. The participant is obliged to give their personal data truthfully and completely. The participant is required to promptly notify the organizer in case of changes to their data.

    2. The participant is responsible for booking transport to the retreat location at their own expense.

    3. Participation in the retreat requires normal mental and physical resilience. If the participant is receiving medical or psychotherapeutic treatment, they are required to discuss participation with the doctor or therapist.

    4. The participant is required to inform the organizer of any physical or psychological restrictions or complaints before the start of the retreat.

    5. The participant has no right to have the retreat carried out by specific teachers. In the event of the short-term, unforeseeable loss of the announced teacher, for example due to illness or hindrance, the organizer may provide a replacement teacher for the booked retreat. The replacement of the yoga teacher does not entitle the participant to withdraw from the contract or to terminate the contract.

  6. Rights and obligations of the organizer / minimum number of participants

    1. The scope of the services to be provided by the organizer extends to the implementation of the retreat as well as accommodation and meals. The organizer does not provide or broker any services in connection with the arrival and departure.

    2. The organizer is entitled to change the timing or content of the retreat or to omit individual components, provided that this does not change the goal and overall character of the retreat.

    3. The organizer undertakes to inform the participant no later than six weeks before the start of the retreat that the retreat cannot be carried out due to not reaching the minimum number of participants. In this case, the paid course fee will be refunded immediately. The minimum number of participants is eight.

    4. The organizer reserves the right to postpone or cancel the retreat for reasons for which the organizer is not responsible. This is particularly the case if, if the announced yoga teacher is prevented, for example due to illness, no other teacher can take over the retreat or if force majeure endangers or impairs the implementation of the retreat. The participant will then be reimbursed the course fee immediately. The participant does not have any further claims.

  7. No right of withdrawal for retreats

    1. There is no right of withdrawal for consumers, Section 312g Paragraph 2 Sentence 1 No. 9 BGB. Booking a retreat is a service in connection with a leisure activity. According to Section 312g (2) No. 9 BGB, there is no right of withdrawal for such services.

  8. Cancellation by participants - cancellation costs

    1. The participant can cancel the contract in writing to the organizer at any time before the start of the retreat. If the participant cancels the contract, the organizer can demand flat-rate compensation. The compensation is calculated as a percentage of the course fee as follows after the time of receipt of the participant's written cancellation declaration:

      1. Up to 6 weeks before the start of the retreat: 20% of the purchase price

      2. Up to 4 weeks before the start of the retreat: 60% of the purchase price

      3. Up to 2 weeks before the retreat starts: 100% of the purchase price

    2. Until the start of the booked retreat, the participant can provide a substitute participant who takes on the rights and obligations of the contract.

  9. Right of withdrawal; Termination due to special circumstances; COVID-19

    1. The short-term replacement of the announced teacher by the organizer does not entitle the participant to withdraw or to terminate.

    2. If the implementation of the retreat is made considerably more difficult, endangered or impaired by force majeure, which was not foreseeable when the contract was concluded, both the participant and the organizer can terminate the contract. The mutual rights and obligations arise from the statutory provisions.

    3. If the retreat is canceled due to Covid-19, the participant has the choice between rebooking to a later retreat date and reimbursement of the full purchase price.

      1. A retreat cancellation due to Covid-19 applies if the retreat cannot be carried out as planned due to legal / official regulations or if the journey to the retreat location cannot be carried out due to official travel restrictions.

      2. The travel regulations of the place where the participant is officially registered always apply. This does not affect flight cancellations due to non-statutory regulations, personal quarantine obligations or illness/infection.

  10. Declaration of consent in image and video recordings

    1. The organizer reserves the right to make image and video recordings during the retreat for the use and publication of such recordings on their own website and in their own social media for use and publication on their websites and in their social media for the purpose of advertising and describing the services.

    2. The participant hereby declares their consent to take pictures and video recordings of their person in accordance with section 10.1. of these Terms of Use.

    3. The participant can revoke their consent on site before the image and video recordings are made.

  11. Applicable law, place of jurisdiction

    1. German law applies exclusively to the exclusion of the UN sales law on the purchase of movable objects (CISG).

    2. If the customer is a merchant, legal entity under public law, special fund under public law in Germany without a place of jurisdiction, Munich (District Court of Munich I & II) is the exclusive place of jurisdiction for all disputes arising directly or indirectly from the contractual relationship.

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