Haunted Company Terms and Conditions
When you purchase a ticket for any of our events, online or in person, you are agreeing to abide by the following terms and conditions and behaviour policy:
Age: The minimum age to attend all of our events is 18 unless otherwise specified. Proof of age may be required.
Access: Unfortunately, due to the nature of our events, some locations are not suitable for guests with disabilities, though we try to make our locations as accessible to as many people as we can, it is not always possible due to the conditions and facilities of some buildings or areas. For more information on an event, please check the event page on our website: www.staging.hauntedcompany.com or email us at [email protected].
Health and Safety: We value all our guests and their safety is paramount, however, due to the nature of our activities guests who have a heart condition, are heavily pregnant, have walking difficulties, have severe epilepsy, have a serious mental health condition, or are on drugs for any other serious health condition are advised not to attend. You must inform Haunted Company in advance with any details you feel we should be made aware of (such as allergies etc…), by emailing [email protected] If you attend without making us aware of your health difficulties, you will be putting yourself and others at risk and Haunted Company will not be held liable for any injury or death caused by the negligence our any of our guests.
Haunted Company has Employers Liability and Public Liability Insurance, however it is advisable that you take out your own liability insurance as some areas may not be covered due to the fact that some of the location boundaries are beyond normal public access categories. If you would like to see a copy of our Public Liability Insurance please email [email protected] At all of our events we ask that you stay in your allocated groups and do not wander off on your own. Please also be aware of uneven surfaces/ground. It is recommended that you bring a torch with you to all night time events. Haunted Company do have a limited supply of torch lights which you are welcome to use.
You will agree to not cause harm or injury to anyone, nor put yourself or anyone else in danger. In the unlikely event of an accident, please inform a member of our team immediately. Haunted Company will not be held responsible or liable for any accident, injury or death, or damage caused to any property, before, during or after an event. A first aid kit will be available but the Haunted Company team are not currently trained in first aid, therefor treatment for any and all harm will be at your own discretion.
Drugs, Alcohol and Smoking: Absolutely no drugs are allowed at any of our events. No alcohol is allowed at any of our events unless otherwise specified. If any guest appears to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol, or is suspected of bringing these to an event, they will be asked to leave immediately, and no refund will be given for any part of the event. Haunted Company’s Staff will have the ultimate decision to evict at their own discretion.
Smoking will be permitted in designated areas only. You will be informed of these details at each event. There are strict laws regarding indoor smoking and Haunted Company strictly abide by these with no exceptions.
Behavior: You must behave in a sensible, adult manner at all times. Haunted Company will not tolerate offensive language or racial and prejudicial comments. Anyone acting inappropriately will be asked to leave immediately, and no refund will be given for any part of the event. Haunted Company’s Staff will have the ultimate decision to evict at their own discretion.
When leaving an event you will behave in a responsible manner. Due to the lateness of some of our events, you will be expected to leave quickly and quietly and with respect for the needs of nearby residents.
Parking: All vehicles must be parked safely, with consideration for residents and the surrounding area. All vehicles are parked at the owners own risk, and Haunted Company will not be held responsible or liable for any damage, loss, theft or clamping of any vehicle or belongings within, either before, during or after an event. Haunted Company will not be held liable for any parking enforcements.
Arrival and Departure: Haunted Company does not arrange transport to or from an event, nor overnight accommodation unless otherwise specified. It is important to remember that Tiredness Can Kill. You are responsible for getting to and from an event and we suggest that if you have a long way to travel that you book overnight accommodation in advance. It is your responsibility to drive carefully and take regular breaks.
Haunted Company will arrange some events with full overnight vigils. These details will be specified on the individual events page on our website www.staging.hauntedcompany.com.
Personal Items: Personal items may be left at designated areas and you will be informed of these details at each event. Haunted Company will not be held responsible for any loss, damage or theft of personal items either before, during or after an event.
Personal Equipment: You are permitted to bring along any personal equipment appropriate to our events, including cameras, mobile phones, voice recorders, iPads, pendulums etc. These items must be brought along at your own risk and it is your choice should you wish to share these. Haunted Company will not be held responsible for any loss, damage or theft of personal technical equipment either before, during or after an event. Please note: You must give warning if you are taking images using a flash as due to the darkness of some of our locations a sudden bright light can cause temporary blindness. Please keep mobile phones on silent during investigations.
Haunted Company Equipment: We provide various equipment at all of our events which are all risk assessed prior to the event. You are welcome to use any of our equipment, and by doing so you agree to listen to and abide by any and all instructions regarding this equipment and act responsibly with this equipment at all times. Items will be removed immediately from anyone abusing any of our equipment or acting in an irresponsible way while using it. If the abuse is severe, you will be asked to leave immediately and no refund will be given for any part of the event. Haunted Company’s Staff will have the ultimate decision to evict at their own discretion. All equipment used by you will be returned to Haunted Company at the end of the event.
Paranormal Activity: If you take part in any paranormal activity at all, whether through using our own equipment and medium/spiritual guidance or otherwise, you must do so by your own choice and at your own risk. Haunted Company take no responsibility for, and will not be held liable for anything that happens, whether physical or emotional, as a result of such use/contact either before, during or after an event.
We only use responsible and reputable mediums and paranormal investigators, however it must be recognised that they can only offer you their own opinions, thoughts, beliefs and perspectives. It is your responsibility to decide what you experience and believe in accordance with your own views and beliefs. Statements made by any of the Haunted Company team are their sole opinion and not a reflection of the company as a whole. It is your own responsibility to decide what to make of any information given or gathered during an event. It is also your own choice to receive any grounding, protection or spiritual guidance from any of the Haunted Company team, we will not be held responsible or liable for anything that occurs as a result of this, either before, during or after an event.
Haunted Company assess in depth all venues before staging an event. The majority of our venues have previously demonstrated paranormal activity either by ourselves or others. Activity may be intense or minimal and Haunted Company cannot offer any guarantees as to what may occur during any of our events. Haunted Company will not be held responsible for any occurrence as a result of paranormal activity either before, during or after the event. Likewise we cannot guarantee activity and will not be held responsible if there is minimal or no activity experienced at an event. No refunds will be given should no activity be experienced.
Refreshments: You are welcome to bring your own drinks, food and snacks. Haunted Company will supply light refreshments at all events unless otherwise specified. You are required to inform us of any allergies before the event by emailing: [email protected]
Fire Risk: Due to the risk of fire, no naked flames will be allowed at any event. This includes but is not limited to candles, incense sticks, smudge sticks etc…
Clothing: Always wear sensible, warm clothing and comfortable footwear – NO HIGH HEELS. Good walking boots and wet weather clothes are a must for our outside events.
Images and Recordings: You will agree that any images and recordings taken during our events can be used by Haunted Company for publicity and/or on our website, social media sites, TV and YouTube productions. If you do not want any footage or images of yourself used in this way you must inform us in writing, in advance of the event, by emailing [email protected]
Please note – by law you cannot share your images or recordings/footage without third party consent. Some areas of our events may be restricted and the use of cameras and recording equipment will not be allowed. We will inform you at the start of an event if this is the case.
Outdoor Events: Where any or part of our events are outdoors, these can be affected by weather conditions. On rare occasions this may have an effect on the event and Haunted Company reserve the right to move the event indoors/undercover. It is your responsibility to ensure you are prepared for any weather and wear appropriate clothing and footwear. In severe cases Haunted Company reserve the right to cancel an event. If any of our team cannot make an event due to severe weather conditions the event will be cancelled due to inaccessibility and health and safety. We do not make these decisions lightly and will always work towards an event going ahead, but if cancellation is necessary as much notice as possible will be given in all cases.
Company Cancellations: Haunted Company reserve the right to cancel any of our events at any time, for any reason, at our own discretion. All events must be financially viable and we will cancel an event if it not enough guests have booked to attend. In all cases, we will inform you by email of our decision to cancel as soon as reasonably possible. In these circumstances, clients will be offered a full refund of any monies paid to Haunted Company for that event, or a booking transfer to another event of their choice of the same value. It is your responsibility to keep your eye on the status of events and check your emails regularly leading up to an event. If you have any questions regarding an event, please email us on [email protected]
In the case of an event cancellation, any hotel/overnight bookings or travel arrangements made by you will not be the responsibility of Haunted Company and no compensation or refunds for these will be paid by us. It is your responsibility to contact and cancel any additional bookings you have made. We will endeavour to give you as much notice as possible.
Booking Cancellations and Refunds: Our event locations are booked in advance and in most cases we are committed to paying for the location and your place(s) in advance, especially if food is included as this is always pre-ordered. As a result, should you decide to cancel your place(s) or are unable to attend for any reason, we will be unable to offer you a refund as we will still be incurring costs for your place on the event. All deposits are non-refundable and non-transferrable. Cancellations due to medical reasons will be dealt with at the Managers discretion.
Prices and Offers: Haunted Company reserve the right to change the prices of events and tickets with no notice. However if you have paid in full for an event before a price increase is made, you will not be asked to pay more. This may also happen as a result of inflation year on year. On occasion, Haunted Company may decide to reduce the price of an event or introduce an event offer. If you have paid in full for an event before this happens, Haunted Company are under no obligation to refund the difference.
Haunted Company’s Terms and Conditions and Behaviour Policy are non-negotiable and by booking an event you are accepting and agreeing to all information contained within.
ALL HAUNTED COMPANY’S EVENTS ARE FOR ENTERTAINMENT PURPOSES ONLY. IT IS NOT GUARANTEED THAT YOU WILL HAVE A PARANORMAL EXPERIENCE.
Haunted Company wish all our guests to have an enjoyable and safe experience at all our events. Therefor you must read and agree to our terms and conditions and the terms of this policy.
Haunted Company Staff are in charge at all times, and the Manager’s word is final. One disruptive guest can have an adverse effect on everyone attending the event and absolutely no behaviour will be tolerated that has a detrimental effect on either the team or any of our other guests. Any behaviour deemed inappropriate will be dealt with swiftly and any person(s) concerned will be removed from the event, regardless of any difficulties incurred to themselves as a result. No refunds will be given should you be evicted from an event, and Haunted Company will not be held responsible for any additional costs incurred by you as a result of this action.
You will be required to stay with your allocated group and not wander off on your own at any time, unless free time is given.
We are a professional and experienced team, and no trickery is used by us during any of our events. We expect our guests to follow our example by using no trickery themselves nor any attempt to falsify paranormal activity or deliberately distress other guests. You will be evicted from the event if you are found to be falsifying evidence or experiments, using trickery of any kind or deliberately attempting to distress other guests. We will help run experiments, and on occasion use provocation to gain spirit/energy reactions, however this will only be done with respect and only with your agreement.
We ask that you respect the opinions and beliefs of others, especially if different from your own. We encourage both believers and sceptics at our events as this is the nature of paranormal investigation.
You must behave responsibly at all times before, during and after an event, and with respect for the nearby area, residents. You will also have respect for the property we are investigating and its grounds, along with any goods and belongings relating to the property.
You alone are responsible for your own actions, and Haunted Company will not be held liable for any injury or death caused by the negligence our any of our guests.