Elite Tech Football Academy Terms & Conditions of Business & Privacy Policy

Company Re-Branding: 27th September 2018


Eurotech Football Centre have legally and correctly changed our trading name from: 

Eurotech Football Centre Ltd to Elite Tech Football Academy Ltd (ETFA)

This change was completed in accordance with Companies House at https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/companies-house

with our Existing Companies Registration Number 08996075

The structure, operation, including products, staff and all previous, present and future sales of all our courses undertaken with Eurotech Football Centre will remain un-changed. Please note that we have changed only our Trading name and not our business structure or operation.


By booking any products or any services within this website you are deemed to have agreed to the following Terms & Conditions and are bound by them:

The following terminology applies to these Terms and Conditions, Privacy Statements and Disclaimer Notices and any or all agreements between "Client/Customer" and "Your" Refers to you. The person accessing this website and accepting the companies Terms and Conditions. "company", Ourselves", "We" and "Us", refers to Elite Tech Football Academy Ltd and all subsidiary Companies and or Sub-Domain Title names under the control of the Parent Company. All terms refer to the offer, acceptance and consideration of payment necessary to undertake the process of our assistance to the Client in the most appropriate manner, whether by formal meetings of a fixed duration, or any other means, for the express purpose of meeting the Client's needs in respect of provision of the Company's stated services/products, in accordance with the subject to, prevailing English Law. Any use of the above terminology or other words in the singular, plural, capitalisation and/or he/she or they, are taken as interchangeable and therefore referring the same. Privacy Statement we are committed to protecting your privacy, Authorized employees within the company on a need to know basis only use information collected from individual customers. We constantly review our systems and data to ensure the best possible service to our customers. Parliament has created specific offences for unauthorized actions against computer systems and data. We will investigate any such actions with a view to prosecuting and /or taking civil proceedings to recover damages against those responsible. Confidentiality we are registered under the Data Protection Act 1998 and as such, any information concerning the Client and their respective Client Records may be passed to third parties. However, Client records are regarded as confidential and therefore will not be divulged to any third party, other than {our manufacturer/supplier{s} and} if legally required to do so to the appropriate authorities. Clients have the right to request sight of, and copies of any literature issued in relation to the provision of our service. Where appropriate, we shall issue Client's with appropriate written information, handouts or copies of records as part of an agreed contract, for the benefit of both parties. We will not sell, share, or rent your personal information to any third party or use your e-mail address for unsolicited mail. Any emails sent by this Company will not be in connection with the provision of agreed services and products Disclaimer Exclusions and Limitations. The information on this website is provided on an "as is" basis. To the fullest extent permitted by law, Elite Tech Football Academy Ltd: We uphold the right to make changes and amendments to any Term & Condition, product or prices at any time. No promises or guarantees are made at anytime during or after your development that you will be scouted or offered any kind of contract by a Football Club. Please note: That Academy courses MUST be completed before you are eligible for trials or further development and/or opportunities, any contracts and/or first team opportunities may not happen during your initial Academy course.

1. Excludes all representations and warranties relating to this website and its contents or which is or may be provided by any affiliates or other third party, including in relation to any inaccuracies or omissions in this website and/or the Company's literature;

2. Excludes all liability for damage arising out of or in connection with your use of this website. This includes, without limitation, direct loss, loss of business or profits (whether or not the loss of such profits was foreseeable, arose in the​ normal cause of things or you have advised this company of the possibility of such potential loss) damage caused to your computer, software, systems programs and the data store within them or any other direct or indirect damage. This company does not however exclude death or personal injury caused by its negligence. The above exclusions and limitations apply only to the extent permitted by law.

Trials - Showcase Matches & Club Trial Placements

Trials fees are non-refundable except in circumstances/changes caused by Elite Tech Football Academy

Players attending Elite Tech Football Academy Courses, regardless of length, geographical location or circumstances shall be assessed consistently during their Elite Tech attendance. It is dependent on the player’s attitude, self-discipline and ability if they are selected for a club placement trial. However, dependant on the players ability and standard. We regret that players who do not meet the required standard will not be introduced to Club Trials, regardless of course length attended.


Please note: Players shall not be entitled to any trials or any Academy benefits due to any or all of the following:

Indiscipline (including failure to complete Academy tasks of any nature, persistent lateness or poor social attitude, drug use, alcohol, physical or verbal abuse of any nature, any inappropriate behaviour)

If you do not meet the required attitude and discipline requirements

If you are well below the required standard of ability

Inappropriate behaviour directly or indirectly causing distress or any negative feelings towards, players, staff, general public.

Players will be subject to dismissal with loss of any funds paid and no refund will be paid.



Academy Fees

Payments are bookable with a small deposit to reserve your place and a minimum of 50% of the remaining fees will be charged 10 days after the deposit payment, a total of 75% of the full balance is to be paid and received 2 weeks prior to your arrival at Elite Tech Football Academy, unless other wise agreed in writing. The remaining 25% balance is payable no later than 3 weeks after your arrival.  All services remain in ownership of the company until departure from our services. Monies that remain outstanding after the due date will incur an automatic payment fee of £50.00 and continued interest at a rate of 2% above the prevailing Bank of England's base rate on the outstanding balance thereafter on a weekly basis until the outstanding amounts are paid in full. Late payments may result in delays in Visa applications, arrival and start dates and/or this companies abilty to offer a full complete service, Elite Tech shall not be liable for any delays or complications caused by non, late or incomplete payments of invoices issued. We reserve the right to seek recovery of any monies unpaid via National or international Collection Agencies, in such circumstances you will be reliable to any additional costs and fees. Returned cheques shall incur a £35.00 GBP charge to cover banking fees and admin costs. In the instant of ongoing failure to pay outstanding monies on the due dates we reserve the right to terminate all agreements and cancel any bookings made, at this stage all monies paid to date shall be lost and are non-refundable. For residential Academy Courses instalment payments can be arranged, an initial deposit is required followed by the balance being paid in full 2 weeks after your arrival, unless otherwise agreed in writing. Any discounts offered and accepted for any Residential course shall automatically be included in the FULL and early payment of Academy prices. Please note: 1 week academy taster courses are required to be paid in full at time of booking.


Course Payment Terms

Short Residential Courses (4, 8, 12 & 16 weeks) can be booked and reserved with a £150.00GBP Deposit. Instalment payments available

10 Day Academy tasters are bookable with a £150.00 GBP Deposit, remaining balance is payable in full

1, 2 & 3 Year Courses Deposit payable is £350.00GBP with Instalment payments available

Payment deposits will book and secure you place for your Academy course.

Players requiring a UK Visa to travel must allow a period of 10 weeks to the start of your course to allow the appropriate VISA application time from the receipt of your deposit payment, you will receive an invoice stating which payments are due moving forward.


Balance paymentof of 75% of the remaining fees is required to be paid within 10 weeks of your arrival, upon receipt of this payment you will receive your booking confirmation/Academy Invitation letter.

All outstanding & remaining fees must be paid no later than 2 weeks after to arrival unless previously agreed otherwise in writing.


We regret that no courses will be reserved or placed on hold until Payment has been made. Once your deposit has been paid a further 50% of the remaining balance is due within 2 weeks to release appropriate Invitations and full booking confirmations (If applicable).

All remaining balances are due no later than 2 weeks after your arrival unless other wise agreed in writing.

Please Note: Default of payments may result in your booking being cancelled resulting in loss of payments made up to date of cancellation/default.

Cancellation Policy
Elite Tech shall RETAIN the following fees for the ALL courses if cancelled by the customer when:


Cooling Off Period: Bookings cancelled (In writing) within 7 days of any deposit or first payment amount which is received by Elite tech effectively completing and confirming any bookings shall be refunded of 95% fees paid.

Cancellations made after the 7 days 'Cooling Off' period will be subject the cancellation policy set out below:


No Refunds Paid if: Courses cancelled after the first 7 days (Cooling Off Period) of booking and outside 14 weeks prior to course start:

Deposit payment amount (£150.00) (£350.00 For 1, 2 & 3 Year Courses)

Courses cancelled within 14 & 2 weeks prior to course start: Elite Tech Shall retain 75% of fees paid to date

Courses cancelled within 2 weeks prior to course start:  No refund of any fees paid to date


We do not charge for postponement of changing of course start date.

Courses cancelled for late or non-payments of any fees and / or  default on agreed instalment plans shall be cancelled automatically and 100% of all fees paid retained by Euro Tech Football Centre Ltd

Termination of Agreements and Refunds Policy
Ourselves have the right to terminate any service or agreement for any reason involving: Bad behaviour, disrepute, alcohol, drugs or any other inappropriate behaviour, in these instances the person will be removed immediately from the company or associated premises and no refunds shall be offered. Where a service is deemed to have begun and is, for all intents and purposes, underway. Any monies paid to us which constitute payment in respect of the provision of unused services shall NOT be refunded or Customers who leave any Academy event by their own means (Unless by prior agreement) will not be entitled to any refunds under any circumstances.


VISAS / Travel Documents

Elite tech Football Academy Ltd have no liability whatsoever for the refusal of VISA Travel Documents. We strongly advise that before booking any Academy packages you check if you qualify for the appropriate VISA of travel and that you fit the application criteria as refunds are not given in any circumstances. Refunds of Travel Visa fees & Applications and associated costs are not covered or refunded by this company. VISA application refusals are not the liability of Elite Tech Football Academy Ltd and refunds are NOT given due to lack of identity, criminal or civil records or any lack of supporting evidence and/or incorrect and incomplete VISA information associated with your application.

Refunds which are offered shall be paid only to the person detailed on the registration form and ONLY at the address detailed within that form, refunds are paid by company cheque and sent by registered post. Refunds will NOT be paid to third parties or by cash including bank transfers or paid via any staff member or any associates.

All players attending the Academy are under the charge and responsibility of this company and its procedures.


Players arriving on issued Visa 's and/or any issued supporting paperwork to confirm the players attendance and package booking to the UK are bound by the regulations and immigration laws associated with UK travel clearances. The course start date detailed on your booking confirmation must be your arrival date into the UK and inline with your agreed collection from your arrival point. Early arrivals and travelling and/or residing in alternative destinations other than what is permitted in accordance with your visa and/or travel allowance and permission without notifying the appropriate offices and which are not prior agreed in writing will not be permitted and maybe viewed as a 'breach of Visa issue guidelines' and you maybe subject to removal from the UK and your visa therefore being revoked.

Academy Start Dates

All players booked onto courses are required to start at the same time and Academy start dates must be kept to at all times.

You are solely responsible to ensure that you arrive to start your Academy course on time without delays, a complimentary 2 day 'grace' period will be allowed after your scheduled arrival date to begin your course on time.

Players intending or who miss the scheduled date to arrive after this period will not be accepted into the Academy at that time and will automatically be placed onto the next available Academy intake date. Please note that this will be a minimum of 4 weeks later.

If you think you are likely to be late in attending and starting your course it is essential that you contact us prior to you boarding any flight or transport and seek confirmation of your start date or any applied changes.

Your flight or arrival details are to be forwarded via email to our office no later than 7 days prior to the start of your course in order for us to arrange your Airport transfer and your Academy arrival. 

Please Note If we do not receive any arrival or travel details 7 days prior to your arrival it shall be deemed a 'non attendance' and you will miss the original start date and you will therefor be automatically placed onto the next available intake date. Please note that this will be a minimum of 4 weeks later.

Returning players from previous courses

Players returning from a previous Academy term will be required to return as per the terms detailed above.

Elite Tech Academy are not liable for delays and/or complications in Visa Applications and it is your sole responsibility to ensure you meet the Application criteria and all other guidelines set out by the UK Boarder Agency.


Unless otherwise stated, the services featured on this website are only available from a beginning state in the UK, Academy Courses will not begin in any other country unless by prior arrangement, you will be notified of this prior to your booking confirmation. All advertising is intended for the UK & international Market. You are solely responsible for your fitness leading up to any service booked. Players persons entering or taking part in any service with an existing injury which causes them to leave the service once underway and before conclusion shall receive no refunds of monies paid. Redistribution or republication of any part of this site or its content is prohibited, including such by framing or other or other similar or any other means, without the express permission by Elite Tech Football Academy Ltd. This company does not warrant that the service from this site shall be uninterrupted, timely or error free, although it is provided to the best of its ability. By using this service you thereby indemnify this company, its employees, agents and affiliates against any loss or damage, in whatever manner, howsoever caused.


Security, Safety, Property & Possessions

We will provide your accommodation with skill and care. We do not accept responsibility if any death, personal injury, failure or deficiency of your accommodation arrangements that is not caused by any fault of ours, meaning failure by ourselves to use reasonable skill and care in performing or providing the service in question.

Please note it is your responsibility to show that reasonable skill and care has not been used if you wish to make a claim.

We will not be responsible for any injury, illness, death, loss (for example loss of enjoyment), damage, expense, cost or other sum or claim of any description whatsoever which results from any of the following: - (a) the fault of the person(s) affected or any member(s) of their party or (b) the fault of a third party not connected with the provision of your accommodation by us which we could not have predicted or avoided or (c) an event or circumstance which could not have been predicted or avoided even after taking all reasonable care.


Player References:

Upon joining Elite Tech Academy courses you give us the right to undertake any back ground, security and or references from previous clubs, management and coaches you may have previously worked with or have been contracted to.


We shall not be held liable or responsible, either financially or otherwise to any personal loss/theft of property, equipment. Any personal belongings left in any Academy property or affiliates are the sole responsibility of the player and adequate arrangements should be made by them to ensure its security and safety.

In addition
we will not be held responsible where you do not enjoy your stay or suffer any problems because of a reason you did not tell us about when you booked your stay; or where any problems you suffer did not result from any breach of our contract or other fault of ourselves, or any losses, expenses, costs or other sum you have suffered do not directly relate to our contract.



Furthermore, all breakages and any damage to our property or that of any affiliates or service providers beyond normal wear and tear must be paid for as billed by the management. We will not be held responsible for the loss or theft of any personal effects.

As always, we urge all travellers to take out travel insurance.to cover such eventualities.

Injuries and Medical

Players who attend a full time Residential Course will be covered for Football related Injuries under our Academy Insurance. Typically players will be treated from injury as a result from 

Academy scheduled training and NOT including personal or fee time activities

Attending Club trials and training

All organised matches representing the Academy and attended Club trial matches

Physiotherapy treatment will be available for players as part of their recovery


Please Note

Long term injuries resulting in a substantial period absent from training may result in the temporary 'stop' on your course, this will enable you to return home to continue your recovery.

Medical and or doctors treatment will only be available whilst any incidents occur at Academy or associated premises. You will be expected to produce a valid travel insurance policy, failure to do so will result in you being liable to pay any medical expenses.

Elite Tech Football Academy insurance will not cover any incidents occurred outside of the Academy or associated premises or during free time

Any Injury and or sickness occurred during a non-football event at any stage during your course whether it be social, team building or leisure, will not be covered for any treatment by the Academy, you will be expected to rely on your individual Travel Insurance Policy.

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Links to this Website
You may not create a link to any page of this website without our prior agreement. If you create a link to any page you do so at your own risk and the exclusions and limitations set out above will apply to your use of this website by linking to it.

Links from this website
We do not monitor or review the content of other parties websites which are linked to and from this website. Opinions expressed or material appearing on such websites are not necessarily shared or endorsed by us and should not be regarded as the publisher of such opinions or material. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy policies or content of these sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site & to read the privacy policy statements of these sites. You should evaluate the security and trustworthiness of any site connected to this site or accessed through this site yourself, before disclosing any personal information to them. This company will not accept and liability for any loss or damage in whatever, however caused which results from disclosure to third parties of personal information.

Copyright Notice
Copyright and other relevant intellectual property rights exists on all text relating to the Company's services and the full content of this website. Euro Tech Football Centre logo is a registered trademark of this Company in the United Kingdom and other countries. The brand names and specific services of this Company featured on this website are trade marked {delete this paragraphed clause if no registered trademark exists}.

We have several different e-mail addresses for different queries. These, & other contact information, can be found on our Contact Us link on our website or via company literature or via the Company's stated telephone or mobile telephone numbers.

Force Majeure
Neither party shall be liable to the other for any failure to perform any obligation under any Agreement which is due to an event beyond the control of such party including but not limited to any Act of God, terrorism, war, Political insurgence, insurrection, riot, civil unrest, act of civil or military authority, uprising, earthquake, flood, disease including any UK or International Health Pandemic or any other natural or man made eventuality including severe weather outside of our control, which causes the termination/postponement of an agreement or contract entered into, nor which could have been reasonably foreseen. Any Party affected by such event shall forthwith inform the other party of the same and shall use all reasonable endeavours to comply with the terms and conditions of any Agreement contained herein. All reasonable efforts by the service supplier must be allowed to rectify any interruption which must include a reasonable solution to offer either a credit or voucher to conclude the course at a later date whilst being safely able to do so. No refunds will be offered or given for course cancellations made by the customer if it is ultimately deemed that any course can still take place in accordance with original and forecasted schedules.

Failure of either Party to insist upon strict performance of any provision of this or any Agreement or the failure of either Party to exercise any right or remedy to which it, he or they are entitled hereunder shall not constitute a waiver thereof and shall not cause a diminution of the obligations under this or any Agreement.
No waiver of any of the provisions of this or any Agreement shall be effective unless it is  expressly stated to be such and signed by both parties.

Education and Extra Activities
Elite Tech offer the opportunity via third party Educational Facilities to advance Players Education, this will be in the form of BTEC Education Levels 1,2 or 3. However, if customers wish to further extend their Education in University or similar courses & timetables it must be understood and agreed that your Academy schedule may be affected and your weekly training schedule shortened. Elite Tech will take no liability in the lack of training caused by this, although we will continue to train and develop the player. The 'College' Education programmes that are offered via Elite Tech Football Academy are not held by within Elite Tech nor are they claimed to be so. All College courses are administered and held within third party recognised Colleges and are purely subject to availability and entrance criteria, Elite Tech shall take no responsibility for failed admissions and/or application refusals. It must also be understood that a clear '3 month' application period must be allowed from time of payment of Academy fees to time of enrolment into a College, Elite Tech will take no liability whatsoever if these deadlines are not adhered to. College fees are payable directly to any College establishment under their own Terms & conditions and Elite Tech have absolutely no influence on any criteria, fees or payment procedures. Elite Tech are a Sports based company and offer Sports based College Education Programmes. It must be understood that any customers wishing to partake in Non-Sports based Education which may result in variable timetables away from Elite Tech Football Training, do so at their own risk of severely hampering a FULL and complete Football programme. Although this company (Elite Tech) will assist in the administration of any College application, we do so entirely on the criteria and procedures of the appropriate College and Elite Tech will have no liability regarding the 'outcome' of any application and/or procedures of Non-Sports based Education programmes.

The laws of England and Wales govern these terms and conditions. By accessing this website {and using our services/buying our products] you
consent to these terms and conditions and are therefore bound by them and to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts in all disputes arising out of such access. If any of these terms are deemed invalid or unenforceable for any reason (including, but not limited to the exclusions and limitations set out above), then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be severed from these terms and the remaining terms will continue to apply. Failure of the Company to enforce any of the provisions set out in these Terms and Conditions and any Agreement, or failure to exercise any option to terminate, shall not be constructed as waiver of such provisions and shall not affect the validity of these Terms and Conditions or of any Agreement or any part thereof, or right thereafter to enforce each and every provision. These Terms & Conditions shall not be amended, modified, varied or supplemented except in writing and signed by duty authorised representatives of the Company.

Notification of Changes
Elite Tech Football Academy Ltd reserves the right to change these Terms & Conditions from time to time as it sees fit and your continued use of any products within will signify your acceptance of any adjustment to these Terms. If there any changes to our Privacy Policy, we will announce that these changes have been made on our home page and on any other key pages within the site. If there any changes in how we use this site customers personal information, notification by e mail  will be made to those affected by this change. Any changes to our Privacy Policy will be posted on our home page 30 days prior to these changes taking place. You are therefore asked to re-read this statement on a regular basis. These Terms & Conditions form part of the agreement between the customer and Elite Tech Football Academy. Your accessing of this website and / or undertaking of a booking of any nature and agreement indicates your understanding & accepting of these terms in full. 

Complaints & Customer Feedback
We take customer feedback and complaints very seriously and strive to resolve them as quickly as possible, If you would like to leave feedback or make a complaint you can do so by e mailing us. It is our absolute right that any complaints made against us or any member of staff, the customer MUST allow Elite Tech Football Academy Ltd the opportunity to remedy and fix any complaints about our service and or products, if no complaint is received in writing and fully detailed we will not offer any procedure to correct it.  

Please send all complaints to: 

Academy Fees

Elite Tech Football Academy Ltd 2018 Copyright. All Rights Reserved

Registered Business Address: 28 Orchard Road, Lytham St Anne's, Lancashire. FY8 1PF. UNITED KINGDOM

Registered in UK & Wales under Registration Number: 08996075

UK VAT Registration Number: GB235457794


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