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TERMS & CONDITIONS

3 Simple Steps

3 simple steps to get registered as an SMI Affiliate: 

  1. Fill out the registration form below
  2. Directly afterwards pay via PayPal 
  3. Await final approval by our Admins 

 

Registration Form

    • Your Affiliate Plan:

      SMI Affiliate - Individual Subscription (1 Person)
    • Your Affiliate Plan:

      SMI Affiliate - Organisation Subscription (1 Organisation)
    • About You

    • About Your Organisation / Business

    • Please select which sport(s) describe you best. Multiple selections are possible.
    • Please select which profession(s) describe you best. Multiple selections are possible.

Frequently Asked Questions

Below we have collected the most frequently asked questions (FAQ) and answers on the SMI Affiliate Programme. If you don’t find the Q&A you were looking for, please write us: affiliate@surfingmed.com 

Benefits for Individuals

  • Learn everything about Surfing & Health 
  • Get the opportunity to ask specific questions in network of Surfing professionals 
  • Social: meet professionals from all over the world with a shared passion for water sports
  • Professional: get an impression of professionals integrating Surfing within daily work and life, get a job through like minded people in our network, share experiences 
  • Community projects: highlight your project on platform SMI
  • Support our mission of improving health and safety for surfers and water sports globally
  • Become a part of the active crew of the SMI, make impact in local and global water sport community
  • Affiliates receive discounts for our live events

  • Continue your professional learning around Surfing & Health 
  • Get the opportunity to ask specific questions in network of Surfing professionals
  • Professional: Get an impression of your profession in another country, get a job through like minded colleagues in our network, share experiences
  • Mentoring available to make next step in career
  • Research: conduct research together on specific topics in your field of expertise
  • Social: meet professionals from all over the world with a shared passion for water sports
  • Policy: influence policies in your country to prevent injury and disease in water sport.
  • Support our mission of improving health and safety for surfers and water sports globally
  • Become a part of the active crew of the SMI, make impact in local and global water sport community
  • Affiliates receive discounts for our live events
  • Continue your professional learning around Surfing & Health 
  • Get the opportunity to ask specific questions in network of Surfing professionals
  • Professional: Get an impression of your profession in another country, get a job through like minded colleagues in our network, share experiences
  • Mentoring available to make next step in career
  • Research: conduct research together on specific topics in your field of expertise
  • Social: meet professionals from all over the world with a shared passion for water sports
  • Policy: influence policies in your country to prevent injury and disease in water sport.
  • Support our mission of improving health and safety for surfers and water sports globally
  • Become a part of the active crew of the SMI, make impact in local and global water sport community
  • Affiliates receive discounts for our live events
  • Continue your professional learning around Surfing & Health 
  • Get the opportunity to ask specific questions in network of Surfing professionals
  • Professional: Get an impression of your profession in another country, get a job through like minded colleagues in our network, share experiences
  • Mentoring available to make next step in career
  • Research: conduct research together on specific topics in your field of expertise
  • Social: meet professionals from all over the world with a shared passion for water sports
  • Policy: influence policies in your country to prevent injury and disease in water sport.
  • Support our mission of improving health and safety for surfers and water sports globally
  • Become a part of the active crew of the SMI, make impact in local and global water sport community
  • Affiliates receive discounts for our live events
  • Continue your professional learning around Surfing & Health 
  • Get the opportunity to ask specific questions in network of Surfing professionals
  • Professional: Get an impression of your profession in another country, get a job through like minded colleagues in our network, share experiences
  • Mentoring available to make next step in career
  • Optimise training programmes for your athletes with help of SMI Network and new learning
  • Implement injury prevention and learning around Surfer’s Health in your classroom
  • Research: conduct research together on specific topics in your field of expertise
  • Social: meet professionals from all over the world with a shared passion for water sports
  • Policy: influence policies in your country to prevent injury and disease in water sport.
  • Support our mission of improving health and safety for surfers and water sports globally
  • Become a part of the active crew of the SMI, make impact in local and global water sport community
  • Affiliates receive discounts for our live events
  • Continue your professional learning around Surfing & Health 
  • Get the opportunity to ask specific questions in network of Surfing professionals
  • Optimise training programmes for your athletes with help of SMI Network and new learning
  • Implement injury prevention and learning around Surfer’s Health in your classroom
  • Professional: Get an impression of your profession in another country, get a job through like minded colleagues in our network, share experiences
  • Mentoring available to make next step in career
  • Social: meet professionals from all over the world with a shared passion for water sports
  • Policy: influence policies in your country to prevent injury and disease in water sport.
  • Support our mission of improving health and safety for surfers and water sports globally
  • Become a part of the active crew of the SMI, make impact in local and global water sport community
  • Affiliates receive discounts for our live events

  • Learn everything about Surfing & Health 
  • Get the opportunity to ask specific questions in network of Surfing professionals
  • Electives/Internships: Get access to the global network of SMI to arrange your elective or internship for experience or study in specific topic of interest 
  • Research: conduct research together on specific topics in your field of expertise
  • Social: meet other students and professionals from all over the world with a shared passion for water sports
  • Policy: influence policies in your country to prevent injury and disease in water sport.
  • Support our mission of improving health and safety for surfers and water sports globally
  • Become a part of the active crew of the SMI, make impact in local and global water sport community
  • Affiliates receive exclusive discounts for our live events
  • Continue your professional learning around Surfing & Health 
  • Get the opportunity to ask specific questions in network of Surfing professionals
  • Professional: Get an impression of your research field in another country, get a project through like minded colleagues in our network, share experiences
  • Research: conduct research together on specific topics in your field of expertise
  • Cross disciplinary interaction enriches your research activities 
  • Mentoring available in specific research fields
  • Social: meet professionals from all over the world with a shared passion for water sports
  • Policy: influence policies in your country to prevent injury and disease in water sport.
  • Support our mission of improving health and safety for surfers and water sports globally
  • Become a part of the active crew of the SMI, make impact in local and global water sport community
  • Affiliates receive discounts for our events (affiliate fee is discount for one event per year) : ASLS, CSLS, WCSM minus 50€ –  BSLS minus 25€

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Benefits for Organisations

  • Continue your professional learning of staff in Surf School around Surfing & Health 
  • Integrate learning webinars around Surfing & Health in your surf lessons  -> Contact us for customised education for your Surf School 
  • Provide specific learning webinar for your staff Surf Teachers and Coaches -> f.e Injury Prevention, Skin, Drowning, Surf with disabilities, Mental Health -> Contact us for customised education for your Surf School 
  • Become part of global network of SMI affiliated Surf Schools, share experiences with colleagues around the world 
  • Community projects: highlight your project on the SMI platform and events
  • Get the opportunity to ask specific questions in network of Surfing professionals
  • Policy: influence policies in your country to prevent injury and disease in water sport.
  • Support our mission of improving health and safety for surfers and water sports globally
  • Continue your professional learning of staff in Surf Resort around Surfing & Health 
  • Get the opportunity to ask specific questions in network of Surfing professionals
  • Mentoring available for planning of Emergency Management Plans 
  • Provide a learning experience for your customers around Surfing & Health, we can provide webinars by experts on Expedition Medicine for Surfers, Drowning, Performance & Injury prevention – Contact us for customised education for your Surf Resort 
  • Become part of global network of SMI affiliated Surf Resorts, share experiences with colleagues around the world 
  • Influence policies in your country to prevent injury and disease in water sport.
  • Support our mission of improving health and safety for surfers and water sports globally
  • Opt in to become an research & excellence partner of SMI -| Report your injuries via Global Injury Register of SMI, start your injury registration data with assigned liaison of your resort     and be displayed as active contributor to the annual Global Surf injury Report.
  • Continue your professional learning of staff in Surf School around Surfing & Health 
  • Get the opportunity to ask specific questions in network of Surfing professionals
  • Mentoring available for planning of Emergency Management Plans for Wave Pools 
  • Become part of global network of SMI affiliated Wave Pools, share experiences with colleagues around the world
  • Provide a learning experience for your customers around Surfing & Health, we can provide webinars by experts on Expedition Medicine for Surfers, Drowning, Performance & Injury prevention – Contact us for customised education for your Surf Resort
  • Provide specific learning for your staff of Surf Teachers and Coaches -> f.e Injury Prevention, Skin, Surf with disabilities, Mental Health -> Contact us for customised education for your Surf School 
  • Community projects: highlight your project on the SMI platform & events
  • Become a venue for SMI events  
  • Research: bring your wave pool to the arena of research around Surfing & Health 
  • Influence policies in your country to prevent injury and disease in water sport.
  • Support our mission of improving health and safety for surfers and water sports globally 
  • Opt in to become an research & excellence partner of SMI -| Report your injuries via Global Injury Register of SMI, start your injury registration data with assigned liaison of your Wave Pool and be displayed as active contributor to the annual Global Surf injury Report.
  • Continue your professional learning of staff in your Performance centre around Surfing & Health 
  • Optimise training programmes for your athletes with help of SMI Network and new learning
  • Research: conduct research together on specific topics in your field of expertise and highlight your publications in network 
  • Webinars available by experts on specific topics in performance & injury prevention for your centre -> contact us for customised learning / lectures for your centre. 
  • Become part of global network of SMI affiliated Performance Centres, share experiences with colleagues around the world 
  • Get the opportunity to ask specific questions in network of Surfing professionals
  • Influence policies in your country to prevent injury and disease in water sport.
  • Support our mission of improving health and safety for surfers and water sports globally
  • Opt in to become an research & excellence partner of SMI -| Report your injuries via Global Injury Register of SMI, start your injury registration data with assigned liaison of your performance centre  and be displayed as active contributor to the annual Global Surf injury Report.
  • Continue your professional learning of staff in your Faculty around Surfing & Health 
  • Connect with a diverse group of researchers and professionals to enrich your research network 
  • Lecturing / Webinars available on demand for your learning needs in University or Faculty – contact us for customised learning / lectures for your centre
  • Conduct research together on specific topics in your field of expertise and highlight your publications in network 
  • Community projects: highlight your projects on SMI platform & events
  • Become part of global network of SMI affiliated Faculties / Universities, share experiences with colleagues around the world 
  • Influence policies in your country to prevent injury and disease in water sport.
  • Support our mission of improving health and safety for surfers and water sports globally
  • Continue your professional learning of staff in your institution around Surfing & Health 
  • Connect with a diverse group of researchers and professionals to enrich your research network 
  • Lecturing / Webinars available on demand for your learning needs of your team-> contact us for customised learning / lectures for your centre
  • Conduct research together on specific topics in your field of expertise and highlight your publications in network 
  • Community projects: highlight your projects on the SMI platform & events
  • Become part of global network of SMI affiliated Faculties / Universities, share experiences with colleagues around the world 
  • Influence policies in your country to prevent injury and disease in water sport.
  • Support our mission of improving health and safety for surfers and water sports globally
  • Opt in to become an research & excellence partner of SMI -| Report your injuries via Global Injury Register of SMI, start your injury registration data with assigned liaison of your performance centre  and be displayed as active contributor to the annual Global Surf injury Report.

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Contact

For any questions, comments, or ideas you may have in regard to the SMI Affiliate Programme, please do not hesitate to email us using the contact format the bottom the page or email us directly. Email: affiliate@surfingmed.com

 

Terms and Conditions

By registering for the SMI Affiliate Programme and registering as an affiliate of Surfing Medicine International you confirm that you have read, understood and agree to be bound by the Terms & Conditions of the SMI Affliate Programme as follows below.

1. Agreement

You agree to subscribe as an affiliate of Surfing Medicine International en thereby you indicate and consent that you have read and agree to the Terms & Conditions listed and detailed on this page. We reserve the right to change or modify the current Terms and Conditions without prior notice or consent.

2. Time of delivery

Stichting Surfing Medicine International will deliver your login details to the website. The affiliate will receive the login as soon as possible after payment has been successful. Not paying in time can lead to restricted access to the website until payment is received. (see chapter 3. Payment).

3. Payment

Yearly you will receive an invoice. You can pay this through paypal on our website. When using paypal, your name, en time period that will be paid for need to be mentioned. Not communicating this clearly can lead to delays in processing, which can lead up to restriction or dismissal. For your affiliate subscription to become active the invoice needs to be payed on the date that is mentioned on the invoice. If payment is not received your account will be deactivated and finally removed. The fee for this procedure will have to be payed by the affiliate. The payment should be done latest 3 weeks after subscription. There is no reduction of fee for late subscribers. Fees already received will not be refunded.

Ending your subscription as an affiliates to Stichting Surfing Medicine International.
Ending your subscription needs to be done before the 1 st of December. The affiliate needs to write an email to affiliates@surfingmed.com . We want to ask you to mention the reason of ending the affiliate subscription.

When you end your subscription before the 1st of December, you do not owe Stichting Surfing Medicine International contribution for the following year. It is not possible to attend all activities and keep access to the services of Stichting Surfing Medicine International after ending your subscription as an affiliate. 

You will lose access to all services and activities of Stichting Surfing Medicine International unless otherwise specified. This will also mean you will lose access to the certification pathway and lose your professional title registered within Stichting Surfing Medicine International. Your data including your certificates will be removed from our registry after ending your subscription as affiliate. The ending of your affiliate subscription needs to be received by Stichting Surfing Medicine International in all cases before 1 December.

When one ends subscription after 1 December, the affiliate is bound to pay the yearly subscription fee for affiliates. Reimbursement will therefore not happen in these cases. 

Not met payment requirements?

In all cases Stichting Surfing Medicine International will start a recessed procedure if the affiliate did not pay after repeated requests of payment. After the second reminder your account will be restricted. Stichting Surfing Medicine International will use all possible juridical possibilities to get the indebted fees that are outstanding. When the fee is not payed on the end of the year, Stichting Surfing Medicine International will dismiss you and remove your account. One can only re-subscribe after all indebted fees are payed. 

Price changes

Stichting Surfing Medicine International reserves the right to modify, change, cancel or upgrade your subscription without prior notice or consent. Prices of all products are subject to change without prior notice or consent. 

4. Intellectual property and sharing of personal details

The affiliate is unless otherwise communicated by the board of Stichting Surfing Medicine International not allowed to: share, copy or infringe the intellectual property of Surfing Medicine International. Any event, official representation of Surfing Medicine International in the media, always has to be approved by a formal approving email by a board member of the Stichting Surfing Medicine International prior to use or representation. Stichting Surfing Medicine International is not liable for any actions by the affiliates in any way. The use of our (SMI) logo without prior written permission can lead to being dismissed as an affiliate from subscription to Surfing Medicine International.

The use of contact details gained through subscription to Stichting Surfing Medicine International for other means then direct cooperation is not permitted. Recruitment is not permitted. When one uses contact details for recruitment purposes without prior written approval from the affiliate, Stichting Surfing Medicine International can dismiss the offender and start juridical procedures. The affiliate will maintain confidentiality, and only share information of the organisation if approved so by the board of the Stichting Surfing Medicine International . 

Personal details on the website of Stichting Surfing Medicine International 

Every affiliate is responsible for the accuracy of his or her contact information. This can be edited after login into the website of www.surfingmed.com . When the contact details are not correct, this can withhold you from important information which can lead to incasso procedures and dismissal as affiliate. Costs that are followed by not updating your contact information will be costs for the affiliate.

Privacy policy

Data protection is of a particularly high priority for the management of Stichting Surfing Medicine International. In our privacy policy you can read how Stichting Surfing Medicine International handles your personal data. Find our full Privacy Policy here: www.surfingmed.com/privacy-policy/

5. Liability

5.1 The affiliate subscription does not include any insurance.
5.2 Stichting Surfing Medicine International is not liable for damage caused by intent and / or conscious recklessness of the affiliate.
5.3 The affiliate takes part in Stichting Surfing Medicine International activities and events at their own risk.
5.4 If the affiliate acts in the capacity of his profession as (para) medical doctor/ specialist for medical services he is always responsible for his own individual liability.
5.5 For every activity or product of Stichting Surfing Medicine International a separate disclaimer or terms and conditions document will be accepted. This can be changed without prior notification.

6. Disagreements

6.1 The terms and conditions are exclusively subject to Dutch law.
6.2 Disputes will be submitted to a competent court in the Netherlands will fall under the
exclusive jurisdiction of the Dutch Courts.

7. Terms and conditions website use

Welcome to our website. If you continue to browse and use this website, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use, which together with our privacy policy govern Stichting Surfing Medicine International relationship with you in relation to this website. If you disagree with any part of these terms and conditions, please do not use our website.

The term ‘you’ refers to the user or viewer of our website.

The use of this website is subject to the following terms of use:

1. The content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only. It is subject to change without notice.

2. Neither Stichting Surfing Medicine International nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or
errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.

3. Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which Stichting Surfing Medicine International shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet your specific requirements.

4. This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to Stichting Surfing Medicine International. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics. Reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with the copyright notice, which forms part of these terms and conditions.

5. All trademarks reproduced in this website, which are not the property of, or licensed to the operator, are acknowledged on the website.

6. Unauthorised use of this website may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offence. 

7. From time to time, this website may also include links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that Stichting Surfing Medicine International endorses the website(s). Stichting Surfing Medicine International has no responsibility for the content of the linked website(s).

8. Your use of this website and any dispute arising out of such use of the website is subject to Dutch law.

9. Applications for affiliate subscription of Surfing Medicine International are subject to final approval by the affiliate committee which meets once a year. Fees are not refundable, unless the affiliate subscription is not approved by the affiliate committee of Stichting Surfing Medicine International.

10. Online sales conditions, cancellations and refund possibilities are mentioned on the respective pages with information on the services. By purchasing online you agree to the terms and conditions as well as to these conditions mentioned on the web pages related to the purchased product.

 

Privacy Policy 

We are delighted that you show interest in our Privacy Policy. Data protection is of a particularly high priority for the management of Stichting ‘Surfing Medicine International’. Find our full Privacy Policy here:
www.surfingmed.com/privacy-policy/