VENUE ENTRY CONDITIONS
The pound management reserve the right to refuse entry or remove you from the venue without notice under any of the following conditions:
Too intoxicated for the safe use of the facilities.
Misuse of the facilities inside the venue.
Unsafe use of equipment.
Under the influence of drugs.
Anyone in possession of drugs.
Any individual or group deemed to be a risk to our visitors.
Anyone deemed to be a risk for our crew.
Any customer who does not obey crew instructions when asked.
Anyone who can not provide Valid ID when asked.
Anyone who refuses to Provide Track and Trace details on entry during the Covid-19 Pandemic.
For any other reason not specified above.
COVID-19 Guidelines and Conditions.
Anyone with symptoms of Covid-19 should stay away from the venue and public spaces and call the NHS by dialling 111.
Regular hand washing is advised inside the venue and hot water and antibacterial soap is provided to do so.
Anyone deliberately entering the venue with Covid-19 symptoms is putting at risk our crew and visitors and will be reported to the local health authorities to prevent the individual from knowingly infecting others.
Our Terms and Conditions are also displayed on entry to the venue.
Return passes / Vouchers / Event Tickets do not guarantee you entry to the venue if if you return or arrive under any of the above conditions.
Yu will be refused entry without refund and turned away. Please note if you cant provide your ID when asked even on a return visit you will be refused access.
The pound Edinburgh operates a ZERO tolerance policy on discrimination.
By entering the venue you agree to treat all individuals equally and respect the wishes of others who may want to relax.
Touching others is strictly forbidden unless you are invited to do so. our crew is available at all times should anyone need to contact us about any issues, that may arise in regards of this matter. NO MEANS NO!
Drugs and Alcohol:
The venue operates a ZERO tolerance policy on drugs and those under the influence of drugs & alcohol. anyone found to be supplying, using or in possession of drugs will be removed from the venue and reported to the local authorities. Anyone Deemed to be displaying behaviour that could be a risk to themselves, A nuisance or risk to other visitors or our crew will be denied access or removed from the venue without a refund.
CCTV operates throughout the venue for your safety.
No CCTV recording takes place in Changing Spaces / Dark Rooms / Toilets / Cabins
Regular venue operation is dim lighting often red.
The venue operates Dark Spaces, Flashing Lights, Loud Music and is not suitable for those suffering from photosensitive epilepsy.
This is enhanced during special events with artificial theatre smoke that may not be suitable for those suffering with Asthma.
Kink Play & Scenes:
While KINK is encouraged inside the venue play spaces, water-sports & MESS is not! Anyone found to be taking up this practice will be removed and charged for criminal damage to private property. Do not risk it!
Play Scenes Rules:
While we encourage play scenes and fetish games and play within the venue we have a few ground rules.
Before partaking in any kind of play that involves Bondage or the restriction of movement you must inform the venue crew members and make them aware of your intentions and to prove that you have the correct equipment. No bondage will be permitted without safety shears.
Any individual whom partakes in scenes of this nature must have one responsible party with them whom will be accountable for any needs of the person in bondage / cages / shackles within the venue at all times. This person should NOT be a stranger as bondage play is not without risks. The venue does not accept any responsibility for fetish scenes within the venue however we can assist if you run into any troubles.
Twisted Dark Event:
When purchasing a ticket to Dark, you understand that the levels of lighting will be lower than usual. This means lighting within the venue will make it harder to see where you are going. Although provisions have been made for safety, there may be times you encounter contact with strangers in the dark or various objects such as walls and doorways. By purchasing the event tickets you agree that you are entering at your own risk and waive responsibility of the venue for any damage encountered as a result of the above. Our team are available and ready to assist should any problems arise as a result.
Mobile Devices & personal belongings:
Mobile phones and photography are not allowed inside the venue. Taking photos is forbidden without prior written consent of the management team at the pound Edinburgh. Taking photos or recordings of individuals without consent is a serious criminal offence.
No personal belongings are permitted outside the locker room area's.
COVID-19 CONDITIONS OF ENTRY (APPLIES FROM SEPTEMBER 2019)
I or any member of my my household have not presented or come into contact with anyone presenting covid-19 symptoms within the last 21 days. I have no symptoms of covid-19 and have not had a positive test taken within the last 21 days.
Track and Trace:
You agree to provide accurate Track and Trace information when asked by a member of our crew.
This information is stored securely for 21 days* in line with the government’s Track and Trace guidance and then deleted after such time has passed. *The Track and Trace guidance does not apply for data collected when registering Loyalty Cards, this data is kept indefinitely.
Masks inside the Venue:
I agree to wear a face covering inside the venue in shared spaces.
This includes: Locker Room / Private Rooms / Lounge / Stairwells
Masks are not required or permitted in our wet area for safety reasons.
If you can not wear a mask you MUST make a staff member aware on entry.
Mandatory Social Distancing:
I understand that this venue operates a 1M+ Social distancing guidance within and I will follow any signage indicating one way systems in place for the safety of myself, crew and other visitors of the facility.
Hygiene and Sanitiser:
The venue has provided sanitising stations throughout the venue for my safety and I agree to use them when entering new spaces and before touching doors and surfaces inside. I agree to follow the hand washing guidance clearly set out by the crew upon entry.
Final condition of entry:
I agree that I enter the venue at my own risk and choice. The venue has done everything possible to help stop the spread of Covid-19 inside the premises. I understand that the venue is not responsible for any actions I take to ignore guidance and I waive the venue of responsibility.
LOYALTY CARD TERMS AND CONDITIONS
The legal boring stuff we have to let you know about, Just take a gander below at the Terms and Conditions of the card and if your happy to continue to be a card holder then keep the card, if not just return it to us! It's that simple!
Card holders must be 18 years or older and may be asked for ID when using the card in line with our challenge 25 Policy.
Points hold no cash value and cannot be exchanged for money.
New card holders and existing loyalty cards now require a first name and mobile number in order to be valid as of 11/08/2020.
This information is not optional.
Lost cards can not be replaced. This means that lost cards = lost points. Any lost cards found inside the venue will be destroyed.
Any free vouchers obtained will remain valid but to use them you will need to obtain a new loyalty card.
Registered details are not stored on the card. Cards are free of all data and membership details are added to our records for compliance with Covid-19 data storage regulations and the Data Protection Act as well as our venue security policy. Should a Covid-19 contact trace be needed at the venue, your details will be provided to the NHS Scotland if requested by them. You can opt out to contact tracing at the time of becoming a member. This data is NOT used for marketing purposes and you will never receive text messages or phone calls from The Pound. We do not share contact details with third parties other than NHS Scotland and this is only for contact tracing reasons.
Points will not be earned on special events or event tickets and points can not be redeemed for late night event tickets at the venue.
Points will not be earned on FREE entries to the venue.
Being in possession of a loyalty card does not guarantee you entry and you must meet all of our standard terms of entry above.
Loyalty cards that are being misused will be confiscated, this involves sharing cards between friends or more than one person.
Points are earned on a per entry basis and are displayed on the entry pricing page:
Points gained per paid entry.
Points Earned: 15 Point per Standard Entry / 10 Points per Discounted entry.
Points needed to receive an entry voucher: 150 Points
Once you reach 150 points you will automatically be issued with a FREE entry voucher.
This voucher is only valid when presented with a loyalty card on entry.
The loyalty card remains property of The Pound Edinburgh and is registered to: 5 Broughton Market, Edinburgh, EH36NU. The company reserve the right to withdraw offers, or change the amount of points earned per item at any given time without prior notice. We will however aim to give no less than 5 working days notice to any changes to the above. The Pound reserves the right to refuse entry.
THE VENUE PRIVACY STATEMENT
“Personal data” is any information about a living individual, which allows them to be identified from that data (for example a name, photographs, videos, email address, or address).
Identification can be by directly using the data itself or by combining it with other information, which helps to identify a living individual.
The processing of personal data is governed by legislation relating to personal data, which applies in the United Kingdom including the General Data Protection Regulation (the “GDPR) and other legislation relating to personal data and rights such as the Human Rights Act.
What personal information is being processed and what for:
CCTV recordings are used for public safety interests and the prevention and detection of crime. Recordings also provide enforcement agencies with evidence of criminal activity, for formal actions including prosecutions in court and identification of offenders in investigations.
Who do we share this data with: POLICE SCOTLAND, POILEAS ALBA upon written evidence request.
By becoming a member of The Pound Edinburgh you do not disclose any private information to The Pound other than agreed upon your registration such as Email / Newsletters and Name. We do not see and are unable to reset your password, nor do we gain access to your Twitter or Facebook pages by you using the social media button, should you use that to register with us. If you forget your password we ask you to E-Mail us and we can remove the account and let you Re-Register but we cannot provide details of your account to you due to the nature of the business, we can only Permanently DELETE the account. This message must be from the email registered to your account.
Search engines use the web tools commonly called 'crawlers' this enables new content to be uploaded and published to the internet and keeps results fresh in the search engines. Personal information regarding posts, images and your information stored on our website is NOT shared or sold to any third party.
Please do take note that by using the FORUM a google link that is associated with an E-Mail on our site my appear in search results this is because the forum is hosted third party and we do not have control over the content, however no content you post will become available to see without being a website member first.
SEO (Google): Private Pages
Your members' accounts contain private pages that include their personal information. No one else can see their private pages. As these pages contain sensitive information, you don't want them to appear in search engines. This is why we don't list them in Google.
Even though the pages are private, you can still customise the URL. The URL appears in the address bar of the browser. Each user is linked to our blog. By signing up to the website the E-Mail used on the website may show up during an email search due to google log in.
You agree to this by signing up with a google account and personal E-Mail that we have no control over this function provided by our supplier WIX and as the site uses BLOG format emails can link to your profile, however no personal details will be visible. If this link is clicked an error message will show up.
By updating your Username or profile picture, profile text and Registering on the website or commenting on blogs you give The Pound Edinburgh the right to amend, publish or use the content on it's own pages. Including Twitter, Facebook & www.ThePoundEdinburgh.co.uk. Information may also be used for research purposes and to better tailor the website and venue experience. We can only see information in your profile in which you provide such as a profile picture, name, username and E-mail. If you log in Via Facebook / Google we do not get access to any of those details such as friends, likes etc. This isn't needed.
You have the right to opt out of the website/social media and membership at any given time by emailing us using the contact form with your username and email address. Anything you publish on the website will be removed however shares on social media may be out of our control. Please remember when posting on social media that the internet is forever. Once something is posted it may be very hard to take it down if we do not operate the website.
Subscription & Posting Conditions:
Each person who enters the venue as well as using our online chat room and blog agrees to respect each member on the website. Negative unjust and non-constructive feedback will be removed and those accounts will be blocked. Users can be removed from the website for content posts which do not fall in line with The Pound Edinburgh's goal. We operate a ZERO tolerance policy in which is taken very seriously so being offensive or posting personal data or information about others will get you blocked immediately. Posts which depict certain age groups, gender identities, build or shape will be flagged and removed and where necessary will be reported to the local police authority to investigate. Individual users can be reported by using the online link located in profiles. We will investigate and action where needed. No personal information can be posted online this includes: Mobile Telephone Numbers, Emails and personal contact details. All communication through members should take place in private channels via the chat box at the bottom of the website. 7 / 30 and permanent blocks are in place for repeat postings.
Accounts recovery and Suspension:
We reserve the right to ask any member registered on our website to show proof of ID to validate their account. If you believe your account has been compromised or you need assistance simply get in touch with us. We can not provide information without valid ID for the security and discretion of our members. If you can not provide Valid ID we may suspend or remove your account from our server. From time to time, some accounts may need verification these accounts are messaged privately using our servers. ID can only be provided in person at the venue.
We will NEVER ask for passwords and we are unable to see this information so do not provide it to anyone! Nor will we ask for any additional contact information or photographs.
Accounts with inactivity for longer than 4 Months will automatically be deleted from the system. You will receive no notification for this.
Accounts will be removed by our team and no data will be retained. This includes accounts that do not log into our website.
If you have subscribed to a mailing list you can unsubscribe on the email messages themselves.
If this option is not available simply send us an email asking yourself to be removed from our mailing list this MUST be from the email you have registered with otherwise we can not help you. If your email bounces or you do not open the messages consecutively you will automatically be removed from our list without any notice.
Last Updated: 26/08/2020 @ 23.10