1.1 In the Terms and Conditions (including the foregoing preamble) the following expressions have the following meanings:
ACC: Aberdeen City Council
Building Manager: The Manager (or Head Teacher or Centre Operations Officer) with responsibility for the operation of the building, or their nominated representatives.
Community Programme: A programme of activities which is planned to be delivered by or on behalf of a community learning centre, for the direct benefit of the local community and to meet agreed community priorities.
External Customer: Any member of the public who submits a booking for a hiring a space which is to be used for any activity not connected to the direct delivery of ACC services.
Event Leader: The person who is leading, coordinating or is in charge of any event or activity for which a hire has been booked, and who is present while the hire is taking place.
Group Leader: The person who is leading, coordinating or is in charge of any activity for which a hire has been booked, and who is present for the hire of the space.
Group Participant: Any person attending and/or taking part in an activity.
Internal Booking Window: The period of time in which hires within educational establishments for the following academic year can be submitted only by out of school care providers and school and community learning centre staff.
Internal Customer: Any member of ACC staff who submits a booking for a hire on behalf of an ACC establishment, team or service, and where the hire is to be used for the direct delivery of ACC services.
Hire: The short term use of a defined space within an ACC building, either within the building or within the external grounds of the establishment.
Premises: The building or external grounds in which a hire is to take place.
Equipment: Any item of equipment included within a space which has been clearly designated as available for use by group participants while a hire is taking place.
Space: A room, sports pitch, or other designated area within a premises which has been made available for hires.
PAT (Portable Appliance Testing): Routine testing of electrical equipment for safety.
Priority Booker: An external customer who requires to hire a space to run regular activities which are deemed to have significant community benefit, and who has been given access to make online bookings during the priority booking window.
Priority Booking Window: The period of time in which bookings for the following academic year can be submitted only by Priority Bookers, out of school care providers and school and community learning centre staff.
School Programme: A programme of activities which is planned to be delivered by or on behalf of a school, for the direct educational benefit of pupils within the school.