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Taster Membership For first time traders or people looking to test drive an idea, Burton Market Hall now offers Taster Memberships through the National Market Traders Federation which provides the necessary public liability insurance required to trade in Burton Market Hall, as well as a host of other benefits including, 1. Expert Knowledge – advice and guidance on markets and market trading 2. Public and product liability protection up to £10 million (no excess) 3. Employer’s liability protection up to £10 million (no excess)3 4. Discounts from a trusted supplier of stock, goods in transit and equipment insurance (Fed Insure) 5. Discounts from a trusted supplier of chip and pin payment services, including mobile, portable and counter-top machines (Chip & Pin Solutions Ltd) 6. Discounts from a trusted supplier of gazebos, tents and canopies (Vitabri) 7. Discounts on fleet breakdown cover from the AA Membership Criteria 1. Traders must not already be a member of the NMTF 2. Taster Memberships must be purchased in advance of trading 3. Taster Membership applied for through Burton Market Hall may only be used in markets provided by this operator. 5. An administration charge of £2 per day is payable over any stall charges when applying for membership. 6. Membership is available from 1 day, to a maximum of 10 days per trader. Full Terms & Conditions 1. TASTER MEMBERSHIP a) “Taster Membership,” is short-term memberships of the NMTF for market traders who are not currently members of the NMTF. b) Taster Membership must be bought in advance by the Market Operator and used for market traders who are trading on markets organised and managed by that Market Operator. c) Taster Membership is daily, and provides Market Traders with access to the following benefits delivered by the NMTF: i.

Expert Knowledge – advice and guidance on markets and market trading

ii.

Public and product liability protection up to £10 million (no excess)

iii.

Employer’s liability protection up to £10 million (no excess)3

iv.

Discounts from a trusted supplier of stock, goods in transit and equipment insurance (Fed

Insure)


v. Discounts from a trusted supplier of chip and pin payment services, including mobile, portable and counter-top machines (Chip & Pin Solutions Ltd) vi.

Discounts from a trusted supplier of gazebos, tents and canopies (Vitabri)

vii.

Discounts on fleet breakdown cover from the AA

d) Taster Membership is sold in a package of 125 days, which can be used to enable the Market Trader(s) to access the benefits of the Service as described in (4c) for a maximum of 10 days per Market Trader. i. For example, 25 traders could be given 5 days each of a Taster Membership by the operator. ii.

For example, 125 traders could be given 1 day of a Taster Membership by the operator.

iii.

For example, 12 traders could be given 10 days of a Taster Membership by the operator.

5. EXLUSIONS a) MEMBERS OF THE NMTF i.

Active – market trader holds a current membership of the NMTF

ii.

Lapsed – market trader has a previous membership of the NMTF

b) OPERATORS OF NON-REGULAR MARKETS i.

A regular market is defined as:

I. Daily: twice to seven days a week per calendar year II. Weekly: once a week per calendar year ii. Markets or market type events which do not conform to definitions (5.b.i) above are defined as non-regular markets for the purpose of provision of the Service. c) REPEAT PROVISIONS i. Market Traders can only be provided with a Taster Membership for a maximum of 10 days per Market Trader. d) EXEMPT PRODUCT LINES i. Market Traders with certain product lines are exempt from Taster Membership, for a full list see Appendix. e) CHILDREN i.

Market Traders under the age of 16 are exempt from Taster Membership.4

ii. Children aged 13 to 15 are protected under the NMTF’s employer’s liability policy subject to supervision by the Market Trader and complying with child employment law. 8. DATA PROTECTION STATEMENTS a) The NMTF is a Data Controller, which means that the personal details you are providing on this form will be held on the NMTF’s computers and other records.


b) This information will be processed by the NMTF for the purpose of the administration of the Service. c) This information will also be processed by the NMTF for the purpose of the marketing of products and services from the National Market Traders Federation, which includes a list of trusted third parties (e.g. sponsors). APPENDIX2. SUMMARY OF LIABILITY PROTECTION a) Taster Membership of the NMTF includes: a. Public liability protection up to £10 million (no excess) b. Product liability protection up to £10 million (no excess) c. Employer’s liability protection up to £10 million (no excess) b) The protections described above are combined policies for all members of the NMTF, underwritten by the Aviva Insurance Group. c) Note that these policies have terms, conditions and exclusions relating to certain activities and products – please review these in the Key Facts document. d) The NMTF is a trade association not an insurance company and we are not regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. 3. CLAIMS PROCEDURE a) To notify the NMTF of a potential claim and to make an actual claim on the combined liability insurance policy for members of the NMTF, you must follow the procedure below: i. Contact Cathey Clay, Head of Secretariat, at the NMTF as soon as possible by telephone on 01226 749 021 or email at claims@nmtf.co.uk ii. State that you were covered under a Taster Membership. Clarify your name, operator and days that you traded. These need to be verified by the NMTF. iii. Supply details to Cathey Clay of the potential or actual claim, including date, location, claimant (if known) and a brief description of the incident. iv. Send any correspondence from the claimant, including letters from a solicitor, to the Secretariat at the NMTF (via post, email or fax). b) What happens next? NMTF staff will forward your details and all correspondence to the underwriters of the NMTF’s umbrella insurance policy for members, Aviva Insurance Services Ltd (“Aviva”). c) A representative of Aviva will contact you to discuss your notification of a potential claim or to discuss the details of the actual claim and talk you through the claims process. d) Please note a delay in reporting an incident which may lead to a potential or actual claim may hamper the likelihood of a successful claim. e) Please direct any feedback about Aviva and the claims process to the Membership Department by telephone on 01226 749 021 or email at genoffice@nmtf.co.uk

Taster membership terms and conditions  
Taster membership terms and conditions