The Ticket Factory Ticket Reimbursement Program is to provide a refund of the amount paid by the Individual Ticket Buyer(s) or Group(s) for their tickets to an Event should they be unable to attend or arrive late at the Event such that they are unable to utilise the Ticket(s) solely as a direct result of:
1.1 Incapacity of the Individual Person(s) through Accident, Bodily Injury or Sickness first commencing prior to the Event.
1.2 Death of the Individual Person(s) or a member of their Immediate Family within thirty days prior to the date of the Event.
1.3 Travel Delay due to either the mechanical failure of or accidental damage to the transport in which the Individual Person(s) are travelling or due to a cause outside of the control of each of the Individual Person(s) that solely and directly prevents the Individual Person(s) continued transit to the Event.
1.4 Travel Delay as described in 1.3 preventing the Individual Person(s) collecting their tickets from either the venue or a designated collection point.
1.5 Travel Delay as described in 1.3 preventing the Fulfilment Company employed being able to achieve the timely delivery of the Individual Peron(s) tickets due to a cause described in 1.7 1.8 or 1.9 below.
1.6 The unavoidable requirement of the Individual Person (s) to perform Jury Service where the Jury Summons was first received by the Individual Person(s) after the date of ticket purchase.
1.7 Strikes, Riots, Civil Commotion, Martial Law.
1.8 Restricted access to the Venue caused by Flood, Fire, Explosion, or through the act of a constituted authority to protect Public Health and Safety.
1.9 Adverse weather, including snow, fog, frost or storm preventing attendance at the Venue.
1.10 The unavoidable requirement for the Individual Person(s) to remain at home due to serious damage to the Individual Person(s) home or place of business caused by fire, aircraft, explosion, storm, flood, subsidence, earthquake, falling trees, burst pipes, lightning, malicious persons or theft.
1.11 The Individual Person(s) inability to attend an Event which is Rescheduled after the date of ticket purchase from the Ticket Factory, due solely to a Prior Engagement of the Individual Person(s) such prior engagement to be existing prior to the date of the first announcement of the Rescheduling.
1.12 Cancellation, Abandonment, Postponement or Relocation of the Event which is the sole and direct result of a cause not otherwise excluded which occurs during the period of the Ticket Factory Ticket Reimbursement program and is beyond the control of the Individual Person(s) and the Participant.
Ticket Reimbursement Program Definitions
2.1 Ticket Price means the ticket price, booking fees and service fees and fulfilment costs as evidenced in the internet booking form or confirmation of ticket purchase excluding any charge applicable under the Ticket Factory Ticket Reimbursement Program.
2.2 Valid ticket means the issued ticket for the booked event, or the Ticket Factory internet booking form, or issued documentation which is for admission to the booked event, which are unused and not cancelled by the Ticket Factory.
2.3 Venue means the place(s) as detailed on the individual ticket purchased where the Event is to be held.
2.4 Accident means a sudden, unexpected and unintended, specific event which occurs at an identifiable time and place.
2.5 Bodily Injury means an identifiable physical injury, including illness resulting from such injury, which is caused by an Accident occurring after the ticket was purchased.
2.6 Sickness means an illness which is sufficiently debilitating to prohibit safe movement of the Individual Person concerned and their inability to travel and which did not exist before the ticket was purchased.
2.7 Event means the particular performance for which the ticket was purchased.
2.8 Cancellation or Cancelled means the inability to proceed with the Event prior to commencement which takes place either on the date specified on the ticket or on the Rescheduled date
2.9 Abandonment or Abandoned means the inability to complete more than 50% of the Event once commenced.
2.10 Postponement or Postponed means the unavoidable rescheduling of the Event to another time.
2.11 Relocation or Relocated means the unavoidable removal of the Event to another location.
2.12 Rescheduled or Rescheduling means the Postponement and / or Relocation of the Event to a date after the original date stated on the ticket(s).
2.13 Participant means any party, including without limitation, any act, artist, celebrity, sports or other person(s) billed to appear or perform at the Event or any provider of technical services, who is contracted to perform a function critical to successful fulfilment of the Event.
2.14 Prior Engagement means a pre existing engagement in respect of which the Individual Person(s) has written proof that such Individual Person(s) has committed to attend prior to the announcement of the date of a Rescheduled Event
2.15 Immediate Family means the mother, father, sister, brother, children, spouse, civil partner or co-habitee (and their children) and civil law partner, grandparent, legal guardians, foster parents provided that such person(s) are subject to Exclusions 4.11 and 4.12 below.
2.16 Individual Person means the invoiced purchaser together with the persons on whose behalf the invoiced purchaser has purchased tickets for the Event from the Ticket Factory.
2.17 Non Appearance means any loss in consequence of the Cancellation or Abandonment of the Event arising directly or indirectly from the death, accident, or illness, or travel delay of the Participant.
2.18 Fulfilment company means a recognised delivery service company contracted by the Ticket Factory to deliver the tickets for an event to their customer.
2.19 Terrorism” means an unlawful act including but not limited to the use of force or violence and / or the threat thereof, by any person(s) acting individually or on behalf of or in connection with any organisation(s) or government(s) committed for political, religious, ideological or similar purposes including the intention to influence any government and / or to put the public or any part thereof in fear.
2.20 National Mourning means Cancellation, Abandonment, Postponement or Relocation of the Event caused by any period of mourning declared by the Government or Monarchy of the country in which the Event is due to take place.
2.21 A Volcanic Ash event is a phenomenon caused by the eruption of a volcano sending an ash cloud into the atmosphere.
Ticket Reimbursement Program Conditions
3.1.1 Any fraud, misstatement or concealment or negligent statement in the information provided in the making of a reimbursement application shall render the application voidable by The Ticket Factory.
3.1.2 The Individual Person(s) shall at all times take all reasonable care and measures to avoid or diminish a loss under this ticket reimbursement program.
3.1.3 If the Loss Payee is other than the Individual Ticket Buyer who purchased the tickets to an Event then any and all refund payments due under the terms and conditions of this ticket reimbursement program shall be made payable to the party(s) as directed by the Individual Ticket Buyer. Payment of such refunds to the Loss Payee(s) shall be a sufficient and complete discharge of all of the obligations to the Individual Ticket Buyer in connection with said reimbursement application(s).
3.2 The Ticket Factory reimbursement program is to be governed by and construed in accordance with the Laws of England whose courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction.
Ticket Reimbursement Program Exclusions
This ticket reimbursement program does not cover any application directly or indirectly arising out of, or contributed to by, or resulting from:
4.1 The Individual Ticket Buyer(s) lack of care, diligence or prudent behaviour.
4.2 The Individual Ticket Buyer(s) failing to observe and comply with the requirements of any law, ordinance, court or regulatory body of whatever jurisdiction.
4.3 Any fraud, misrepresentation or concealment by the Individual Person(s).
4.4 Actual or threatened War, invasion, act of foreign enemies, hostilities (whether war be declared or not), civil war, rebellion, revolution, insurrection, military or usurped power, confiscation, nationalisation, requisition or destruction of or damage to property by or under order of any government or public or local authority.
4.5 Any financial failure of or financial default by anyone.
4.6 Lack of or inadequate receipts or sales for the Event.
4.7 Variations in the rate of exchange, rate of interest or stability of any currency.
4.8 Loss or damage caused in whole or part by ionising radiations or contamination by radioactivity from any nuclear fuel or from any nuclear waste from the combustion of nuclear fuel, the radioactive, toxic, explosive or other hazardous properties of any explosive nuclear assembly or nuclear component thereof, nuclear reaction, nuclear radiation or radioactive contamination.
4.9 Seizure or destruction under quarantine or customs regulations, confiscation, nationalisation or requisition or destruction of or damage to property, by or under the order of any government or public or local authority, or the handling of contraband or the engaging in illicit trade or transportation.
4.10 Seepage and/or pollution and/or contamination unless it is discovered after the ticket purchase from the Ticket Factory and is a direct cause of a covered loss.
4.11 Failure of the Individual Person in the event of bodily injury or illness to consult a duly qualified medical practitioner and comply with the medical advice given thus causing a loss in whole or part under this ticket reimbursement program.
4.12 Death, bodily injury or illness of the Individual Person directly or indirectly caused by or resulting from: suicide or intentional self injury or criminal act committed by the Individual Person, or any condition affecting the Individual Person which existed prior to the ticket purchase from the Ticket Factory.
4.13 Non Appearance of any Participant
4.14 Any loss directly or indirectly caused by or arising out of or contributed to by or resulting from, any influenza variant or communicable disease which prior to or simultaneously with the loss arising, is declared an epidemic or pandemic by the World Heath Organisation and/or Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) and/or Atypical Pneumonia and/or Avian Flu and/or any threat or fear of any of the above (whether actual or perceived).
4.15 The actual or threatened malicious use of pathogenic or poisonous biological or chemical materials regardless of any other cause or event contributing, concurrently or in any other sequence, thereto.
4.16 Any loss of or no play caused by any weather condition which reduces or prevents play at any cricket or tennis outdoor sporting event.
4.17 Any Music Concert where the performing area is not fully and prudently covered with a roof and three sides.
Ticket Program Reimbursement Application Procedure
5.1 that the Individual Person(s) notifies the Ticket Factory or their appointed representative as soon as practically possible and in any circumstances within fourteen (14) days of the incident which leads to a claim being made under the Ticket Reimbursement Program and
5.2 that the Individual Person returns the unused ticket(s) or if not issued, the proof of purchase or original receipt to the Ticket Factory or their appointed representative as soon as practically possible and in any circumstances within fourteen (14) days of the date of the incident notification being acknowledged by the Ticket Factory or their appointed representatives.
5.3 The Individual Person shall, as a matter of urgency using the dedicated e mail address (provided by the Ticket Factory), advise the details of the incident, confirm the facts as soon as possible in writing and take all steps to minimise their loss as directed by the Ticket Factory or their appointed representatives and in any event provide all supporting documentation requested by the Ticket Factory or their appointed representatives within 30 days from the date of their application for reimbursement.
The Ticket Factory appointed representatives for their ticket cover reimbursement program are Hyperion Claims Specialists and to make a reimbursement application from the Ticket Factory please use the following e mail address;
The Ticket Factory Ticket Reimbursement Program is underwritten by syndicate underwriters at Lloyd’s of London.