WHO IS RESPONSIBLE?
The company By Nordiq AB (BN AB; By Nordiq AB), organization number 556669-6125, Box 163, 271 24 Ystad, Sweden, is responsible for all bookings in conjunction with O-Ringen made through the Booking Portal. O-Ringens competitions are organized by O-Ringen AB (O-Ringen AB), Almas allé 9, 756 51 Uppsala, Sweden.
In addition to, and in conjunction with, the competitions, O-Ringen AB and BN AB are organizing a number of various trips, accommodations options, and activities. The terms and conditions apply in addition to those required by the Association of Swedish Travel Agents and Tour Operators (SRF). These additional terms apply to BN AB and the individual who makes the booking/purchase (Booker) through the Booking Portal.
WHEN IS A RESERVATION BINDING?
By ordering services and/or products through the Booking Portal, the Booker agrees to these terms and conditions. The purchase/reservation becomes binding for the Booker immediately upon receipt of verbal or written confirmation from BN AB or from officials on location at O-Ringen. These terms apply from that moment regardless of whether the Booker has paid the entry fees in their entirety, partially, or not at all. Therefore, make sure to carefully read these terms and conditions before making the purchase.
In the cases when the Booker makes reservations or purchases services on behalf of another person or persons, then by virtue of approval of these terms and conditions, the Booker insures that the person or persons in question has been informed of and agreed to these terms and conditions. In order to make reservations or purchase services on behalf of a child under 18 years of age, the Booker must first receive consent from the child’s parent or legal guardian. Purchases/bookings are not subject to cancellations, changes, or refunds, unless specified in these terms and conditions for the particular product or service in question. BN AB and O-Ringen AB reserve the right to transfer our rights and obligations according to these terms and conditions to a third party.
HOW AND WHEN DO I PAY?
Payment can be made with a credit/debit card (VISA/Mastercard) or through a bank transfer or invoice. Payment instructions can be found on the booking portal. After June 1st of the year of the event the only acceptable payment method will be with a credit/debit card (VISA/Mastercard). Note that bookings made by mail through BN AB take 1-2 days to process. The right to use pre-ordered products, services or add-ons is only granted upon full receipt of payment.
PAYMENT OVER THE INTERNET
In order to protect and encrypt the Booker’s credit card information, the Booking portal uses a Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encrypted connection.
WHAT HAPPENS AT NON-PAYMENT?
O-Ringen AB and BN AB reserve the right to remove bookings that have not been paid for after a reminder had been sent out.
WHAT IF SOMETHING HAPPENS TO THE PARTICIPANT?
All participation, arrangement of accommodations, and travel in conjunction with O-Ringen takes place at the participant’s own risk. O-Ringen AB has insurance for unforeseen events that applies to all competitors, traveling companions and spectators at O-Ringen City, at the competition arenas, or on the way to or from these locations. Additionally, O-Ringen AB is not responsible for any injuries competitors, traveling companions or spectators may incur during the event. All participants, traveling companions, and spectators must follow O-Ringen AB’s instructions and rules, even if they are issued by third parties contracted by O-Ringen AB. Participants in O-Ringen must also follow the rules of the Swedish Orienteering Federation that are currently in force. Participants can, when booking, also purchase cancellation insurance from BN AB, see separate conditions for cancellation insurance. Through the booking portal you can also purchase the insurance Motionsloppsförsäkring through Folksam, see further conditions at Folksam.
RESERVATIONS FOR GROUPS OF TEN PEOPLE OR MORE
If no other agreement has been made, the person placing the order must provide specific information about the number of group members and the names of those who will be staying in the rooms. This information must be provided no later than 4 weeks before arrival. Strikes, lockouts, fire, blockade, war, shortage of provisions/supplies or other extraordinary circumstances beyond the hotel’s control entitle the facility to void the contract without any obligation to pay compensation in any form. A deposit, paid either by credit card or through an invoice, is required to be paid no later than 30 days after the confirmed reservation. Cancellation insurance does not apply to group reservations.
If you book additional travel services for your trip or vacation via this link/links, you will NOT have the rights applicable to package travel according to directive (EU) 2015/2302. Therefore, our company BN AB will not be responsible for these additional travel services. Contact the relevant service provider if you have any problems.
If you book additional travel services for your trip or vacation via this link/links no later than 24 hours after receipt of your booking confirmation from our company BN AB these travel services will however constitute a part of a linked travel arrangement. In that case BN AB has, in accordance with EU regulations, a refund insurance for services that cannot be carried out in case of insolvency on the part of BN AB. Note that this does not mean any refunds if the service provider should become insolvent.
More information about protection in the case of insolvency is available on: