SOCA BUSINESS CONSULTING UG (haftungsbeschränkt) & Co.KG


SOCA BUSINESS CONSULTING UG (haftungsbeschränkt) & Co.KG, Große Hamburger Straße 31, 10115 Berlin (hereinafter “SBC”) offers various sports courses, workshops or retreats (hereinafter also referred to as “sports course” or “workshop” or “retreat”). These General Terms and Conditions (hereinafter “GTC”) form the basis of the legal relationship between SBC and participants in sports courses, workshops or retreats (hereinafter “Customer”). Customers within the meaning of these GTC are both consumers and entrepreneurs.

  1. scope of application

SBC provides its services to the customer in accordance with these general terms and conditions. By registering for a sports course, workshop or retreat, the customer accepts and acknowledges the validity of the GTC.

The GTC apply exclusively and also in the case of conflicting terms and conditions of customers, unless otherwise agreed in writing. The version of the GTCs valid at the time of the conclusion of the contract is decisive.

According to § 13 BGB (German Civil Code), consumers within the meaning of these GTC are natural persons who conclude the legal transaction for a purpose that cannot be attributed to their commercial or independent professional activity. Entrepreneurs within the meaning of these GTC are, according to § 14 BGB, natural or legal persons or partnerships with legal capacity who, upon conclusion of the legal transaction, are acting in the exercise of their commercial or self-employed professional activity. Customers within the meaning of these GTC are both consumers and entrepreneurs.

  1. scope of services

The exact scope of services can be found in the service description of the respective sports course, workshop or retreat offer at Current training dates will be announced under

  1. registration and conclusion of contract

3.1 The registration conditions for the individual services in the sports course, workshop or retreat area of SBC are to be observed according to the announcement on the homepage.

3.2 The customer makes a binding registration

– to sports courses by sending an e-mail with his first name, title and date of the sports course unit

– for workshops/retreats, by using the registration form sent to him/her by SBC by post/fax, by sending the form as pdf by e-mail

at SBC and accepts the terms and conditions.

3.3 The contract is only concluded when the registration is accepted in writing by confirmation (by post, e-mail) from SBC. There is no entitlement to participate in the sports courses, workshops or retreats; SBC reserves the right to admit participants in individual cases. Should a sports course be fully booked, the customer will be informed immediately.

  1. terms of payment and settlement

4.1 General

All prices are net, plus the respective statutory value added tax. Invoices are issued with or immediately after the booking confirmation by SBC. The participation fees are due upon receipt of the invoice. The prices are based on the respective valid version of the respective invitation to tender. If an invoice is not paid or is paid too late, a late payment fee of 10.00 Euro shall be due. SBC reserves the right to cancel the booked service if the invoice amount is not transferred even after a one-time written request.

4.2. individual course units

The customer will receive a written invoice (as PDF by email) after booking for an individual sports course unit. A deposit of 30% is payable immediately after receipt of the invoice. The remaining amount is to be paid at the latest 14 days before without deduction.

4.3 Individually booked open sports courses

The fee for individually booked open sports courses must be paid in cash on the respective course day. On request, a corresponding receipt will be issued or an invoice sent by e-mail.

4.4 Workshops & Retreats

The client will receive a written invoice (as PDF by email) for the full amount of the workshop/retreat fee after booking. A deposit of 50% is payable immediately upon receipt of the invoice.

  1. change of course offer/cancellation of dates/cancellations

5.1 SBC reserves the right to change course times and location in a reasonable manner. Changes will be published in good time on the homepage and on

5.2. At least two participants per sports course unit/workshop/retreat must confirm their participation, otherwise the sports course unit/workshop/retreat will not take place. The already registered participants will be informed about the cancellation of the sports course unit/workshop/retreat until latest

  1. two hours before the start of the course for sports course units
  2. two days before the start of the workshop for workshops
  3. one week prior to the start of the retreat for retreats

informed by e-mail. A cancellation of the sports course unit, workshop or retreat due to short-term cancellations by other participants is considered as an unforeseeable event.

5.3. If the participation in a(n)

  1. open sports course less than 24 hours before the agreed date
  2. individual sports course less than 48 hours before the agreed appointment
  3. workshop in less than 48 hours before the agreed date
  4. retreat in less than seven days before the agreed date

is cancelled by the customer, the agreed service is charged in full, regardless of the reason for the cancellation.

5.4. The deposit paid for individual sports course units, workshops and retreats will be retained in full, should the booked event be cancelled at

  1. individual sports course units until the second day
  2. workshops until the second day
  3. retreats until the seventh day

by the customer before the scheduled date of the event.

5.5. A cancellation free of charge is

  1. for individual sports course units of up to seven days
  2. for workshops up to seven days
  3. for retreats up to two weeks

possible before the start minus 10 % handling fee of the total costs.

  1. compensation claims and delays

If a service has to be cancelled at short notice by SBC due to unforeseen events, the customer cannot assert any claims for compensation. A new date will be arranged upon request.

If SBC appears late at an agreed date, the missed time will be made up for at the next appointment.

Delays on the part of the customer cannot be made up for.

  1. cancellation policy (applies exclusively to consumers)

7.1 right of withdrawal

You have the right to revoke this contract within fourteen days without giving reasons. The revocation period is fourteen days from the date of conclusion of the contract. In order to exercise your right of withdrawal, you must inform SBC (SOCA BUSINESS CONSULTING UG (haftungsbeschränkt) & Co.KG, e-mail: by means of a clear statement (e.g. a letter or e-mail sent by post) of your decision to withdraw from this contract. You may use the attached revocation form for this purpose, but this is not mandatory.

In order to comply with the revocation period, it is sufficient to send the notification of the exercise of the right of revocation before the end of the revocation period.

7.2 consequences of withdrawal

  1. general notes

If you revoke this contract, we must reimburse you for all payments we have received from you immediately and at the latest within fourteen days from the day on which we receive notification of your revocation of this contract. We will use the same means of payment for this refund as you used for the original transaction, unless expressly agreed otherwise with you; in no event will we charge you for the refund.

If you have requested that the services should commence during the cancellation period, you shall pay us a reasonable amount corresponding to the proportion of the services already provided at the time you notify us of the exercise of the right of cancellation in respect of this Agreement compared to the total amount of services provided under the Agreement.

End of the right of withdrawal

  1. revocation form

If you want to cancel the contract, please fill out this form and send it back.


SOCA BUSINESS CONSULTING UG (limited liability) & Co.KG

Große Hamburger Straße 31

10115 Berlin



I/we hereby revoke the contract concluded by me/us for the provision of the following service:



(name of the sports course, workshop or retreat, if applicable order number and price)

Ordered on: ________________________________ (date)

Received on: _______________________________ (date)

(name, address of the consumer)



Date ____________________________________________


Customer signature (only for written notification on paper)

  1. liability and impairment of health

The customer is obliged to inform the course, workshop or retreat leader of SBC about existing health impairments, (pre-)diseases or an existing pregnancy before the start of the course. In case of serious illness, participation is only possible with the permission of the attending doctor. The course, workshop or retreat leader of SBC ultimately decides on participation in the course.

By making use of a service provided by SBC, the customer confirms that he or she is physically healthy and fit for sport. The customer shall inform SBC immediately of any changes in health and fitness for sport.

The use of all sports course services of SBC is at the risk of the customer. SBC excludes all liability to the customer for any damage, unless there is a grossly negligent or intentional breach of duty.

If the customer makes use of the sports course services of cooperation partners or other companies or persons mediated by SBC, he does so at his own responsibility. SBC makes no warranty for goods and services that the customer has received from them.

SBC has business liability insurance to cover any legal liability claims of the customer.

  1. data protection

The collection, storage and processing of personal data is governed by the separate data protection regulations at

  1. final provisions

10.1 There is no cash payment of vouchers.

10.2 The sports course units, workshops and retreats are held in German unless otherwise stated.

10.3 The law of the Federal Republic of Germany applies. Contract language is German.

10.4 In business dealings with merchants, legal entities under public law or special funds under public law, the place of jurisdiction for legal actions is the respective headquarters of SBC. Insofar as claims of SBC are not asserted in dunning proceedings, the place of jurisdiction for non-merchants is determined by their place of residence. If the domicile or usual place of residence of the customer, including non-merchants, is unknown at the time of the commencement of legal action or if the customer has moved his domicile or usual place of residence outside the scope of the law after conclusion of the contract, the respective registered office of SBC is agreed as the place of jurisdiction.

10.5 Should one or more provisions of these terms and conditions be or become invalid, this shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions. In place of the invalid clauses, that which most closely corresponds to the economic intention in a legally permissible manner shall apply. The same applies in the event of a loophole.

Status: February 2022