MEMBERSHIP TERMS & CONDITIONS
Membership Terms & Conditions
The completed membership application and these Terms and Conditions (including any incorporated terms) set out the rights and obligations of your membership of the Foundation. By accepting a membership of the Foundation, you expressly agree to be bound by and comply with these Terms & Conditions. Terms and Conditions of membership are subject to change and are at the discretion of the Foundation.
The Constitution can be found on our web site at here.
The Board may admit persons as Life Members of the Foundation in recognition of those persons’ contribution to the Foundation. Life Members shall be Class B Members of the Foundation and shall not be required to pay any fee following their admission as a Life Member. Life Members do not receive any right or entitlement to attend or vote at General Meetings of the Foundation.
Membership of the Foundation is on an annual calendar year basis, from the 1st January to the 31st December. There are no part-year fees, or refunds where a Member resigns within any given Membership Year.
Membership can be applied for and purchased in the following ways:
- Online at menofleague.com/membership
- By email to firstname.lastname@example.org
- By phone on 02 8756 7190
- By posting an application form to PO Box 7049 SILVERWATER NSW 2128
- In person at Level 3, NSWRL Centre of Excellence, 14 Dawn Fraser Ave SYDNEY OLYMPIC PARK NSW
- In person at QRL Central, 83 Castlemaine St, MILTON QLD
- At any of our local Men of League Events
If you are successful in your application for membership, the Foundation will send you an email confirmation. If we do not have your email address and you would like confirmation, please provide an email address to us or request a posted receipt by contacting the membership team at email@example.com or on 02 8756 7190.
The Foundation reserves the right to not accept any form in its absolute discretion.
During the membership campaign, the membership team experience high volumes of phone and email enquiries. The membership team will have a dedicated ‘Frequently Asked Questions’ web page that is updated regularly.
Alternatively, enquiries can be directed to the membership team on 02 8756 7190 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Memberships purchased via credit card, debit card, EFT or bank account direct debit may be subject to automatic renewal roll-over each year unless you opt out by the notified deadline.
The same package will be renewed automatically from the credit card or bank account provided previously unless you indicate that you would like to opt out of the plan or change your package.
The Foundation will contact you prior to the annual payment as a reminder as well as to notify of any fee increases. You will have at least 14 days from the date of the Foundation’s notice to change your package, opt out of the program or change your payment details, either by mail, email to email@example.com or phone on (02) 8756 7190. If you do not notify the Foundation of any changes, you have agreed for your membership to roll over.
It is the responsibility of each member to ensure that the account details provided are correct and that sufficient clear funds are available in the nominated account on the scheduled payment date. If the debit is returned or dishonoured by your financial institution, the Men of League Foundation will contact you to request immediate payment. If the payment declines, the membership will be considered lapsed until a successful payment is made.
Delivery of welcome packs
Member packs should arrive within 4-6 weeks of the purchase of membership. If you have not received your membership pack within this period, please contact the membership team.
Change of address or Contact Details
It is the responsibility of members to advise the Foundation of any change of address or contact details via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or alternatively via phone on (02) 8756 7190
Cancellations, refunds and replacements
The content of the membership forms is correct at the time of printing and the Foundation is not responsible for any omissions, errors or changes that occur.
Memberships are non-refundable meaning that once a Membership has been purchased, the Men of League Foundation is under no obligation to provide a cancellation or refund. Requests for refunds must be submitted in writing and may only be considered in exceptional circumstances.
The Foundation reserves the right to cancel membership at any time if, in the Foundation’s opinion, a member engages in behaviour which is deemed prejudicial to the interests or reputation of the Foundation.
Membership Voting Rights & Obligations
The Foundation is a company limited by guarantee. All Members undertake to contribute an amount not exceeding $10 in the event the Foundation is wound up whilst they are a member, or within one year of their membership ceasing.
All Members are admitted as “Class B” Members of the Foundation. Class B Members do not receive any right or entitlement to attend or vote at general Meetings of the Foundation.
All applications for membership are subject to approval by the Board, which is at its discretion. Members will be notified of their acceptance via a receipt. Any application for membership which is not approved by the Board will be notified in writing and a full refund of fees made.
All fees are annual fees. Members will receive the respective Membership Pack, together with any back-issues of the Foundation’s on-line magazine, irrespective of the date of joining within the Membership year.
Members may upgrade their Membership Category at any time during the Membership Year by contacting the membership team and paying the appropriate additional fee.
The Foundation sends regular emails to members with updates on membership, wellbeing initiatives and local event information. If you haven’t registered your email address with the Foundation, you can update your member profile on the Men of League Foundation website using your username and password or contact the membership team.
Ceasing to be a Member
A Member may resign as a member at any time by giving notice in writing. A Member may be expelled as a member if they breach the provisions of the Constitution, or act in a manner which is prejudicial to the interests or reputation of the Foundation.
A Member may also be expelled if they have not paid the Membership Fees due within 30 days of the due date for payment, at the discretion of the Board.
Before expulsion of a Member occurs, at least 21 days’ notice will be provided to the Member, to allow them an opportunity to explain why they should not be expelled.
The Men of League Foundation recognises the importance of your privacy. All information collected will be handled in accordance with the National Privacy Legislation.