Student Gap membership application form

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Not an AoR Student member but completed your course?  

Become an AoR Student Gap Member and become part of our growing reflexology community *.

(* Eligibility criteria for membership applies)

If you have completed all of your reflexology course work and are NOT a current student member, then GAP membership is for you.  If you want to set up in practice and provide paid treatments while you wait for your certificate, complete the form below and you can then apply for GAP Insurance -  you are then set to start practising and we will be there to support you all of the way!

 N.B. If you are already a current AoR student member you DO NOT need GAP membership, just apply for GAP Insurance and you will be ready to set up in practice too!

Student GAP membership just £10 for a 12 week membership, this will allow you to take out Alan Boswell GAP insurance so you can set up in practice straight away! also £10 for 12 weeks.  Once you receive your certificate email a copy to us and you will be upgraded to Full Member for FREE!

As part of our reflexology community you will receive:

  • Quarterly copies of our highly acclaimed professional magazine Reflexions if your membership falls over a posting date - and access to all back issues to June 2010 online.
  • Monthly e-newsletter updates direct to your inbox, giving you the very latest news about the AoR, the field of reflexology, Introductory Seminars, webinars and full Approved CPD courses, and the useful things/information we offer
  • Access to the Members' Area of the AoR website - a treasure trove of useful information about reflexology, including a tailor-made Student Area just for you, online back issues of Reflexions, and much more!
  • Access to some AoR Area Groups - these closely-knit local groups of reflexologists (and often those interested in reflexology too) exist to support each other and nurture the mutual love of our wonderful therapy!
  • Access to members' rates for AoR Introductory Seminars and Webinars, which could save you more than your yearly membership fee on the non-members' rates just by attending one Introductory Seminar!
  • Access to tailor made Gap insurance to cover you for paid treatments while you wait for your certificate.

Sound great? That's what we think too - just fill in the form below to apply for your membership today!

*Please note: For Student Gap insurance you will also have to apply separately to Alan Boswell once you have your Student Gap membership is in place - so please make a note in your diary to do this once your Student Gap membership comes through.

GDPR implemented by DPA2018 in the UK brought in new legal protection for personal information from 25th May 2018. This tells you what personal information we hold and why, and what your rights are. Once you have read it, please tick the "Yes" box at the bottom of the privacy notice.
Organisation name: Association of Reflexologists
Address: Victoria House, Victoria Street, Taunton, TA1 3FA
Telephone No: 01823 351010
Please direct any enquiries relating to GDPR to
Purpose of processing the Information we hold
The purpose of holding and using the information we retain is to provide you with the best possible membership related support and related services support.
Lawful Basis for holding and using Member and non-Member Information
The lawful basis under which we hold and use your information is “our legitimate interests” i.e.our requirement to retain the information you provide to us in order to provide you with the best possible membership related support and related services support.
What information we hold and what we do with it
In order to provide our wide range of membership services and support, we need to ask for and keep information about you. We will not use this information for any other purpose (except as required for legal purposes) without your prior consent. The information to be held is:

  • Your contact details
  • Your qualifications and past Reflexology related work history
  • Your CPD information (including copies of CPD certificates)
  • Record of any contact with you
  • Record of any sales

We may retain this information (other than sales records) in respect of non-members, in case of:

  • An unsuccessful applicant who may wish to reapply at a later date
  • A lapsed member who may wish to rejoin at a later date

Please note that we use a third party provider to deliver our quarterly journal, Reflexions, but they are only allowed to use your name and address to send the journal out to you.
How Long we keep your information for
The criteria used for determining the retention period is as follows:

  1. For current members: we keep all information while membership is current in line with our legitimate interest above
  2. For non-members  and lapsed former members: we keep all information to enable us to:
    (a) issue a speedy response in case you wish to re-apply for membership at a later date
    (b) be able to confirm any details of past membership which you may ask us about 

Data Security
We are committed to ensuring that your personal data is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place appropriate technical, physical and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect from you.
We will contact you using the contact preferences you have given us.
GDPR gives you the following rights:

  • The right to be informed: To know how your information will be held and used (this notice).
  • The right of access: To see our records of your personal information, so you know what is held about you and can verify it.
  • The right to rectification: To tell us to make changes to your personal information if it is incorrect or incomplete.
  • The right to erasure (also called “the right to be forgotten”): For you to request us to erase any information we hold about you if you ask them not to hold it anymore
  • The right to restrict processing of personal data: You have the right to request limits on how we use your personal information
  • The right to data portability: under certain circumstances you can request a copy of personal information held electronically so you can reuse it in other systems.
  • The right to object: To be able to tell us you don’t want them to use certain parts of your information, or only to use it for certain purposes.
  • Rights in relation to automated decision-making and profiling.
  • The right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office: To be able to complain to the ICO if you feel your details are not correct, if they are not being used in a way that you have given permission for, or if they are being stored when they don’t have to be.

Full details of your rights can be found at
Please note:

  • If you don’t agree to us keeping records of information about you and your membership, then we will not be able to accept you as a member, or to renew your membership, and we will not be able to answer any queries you may have at a later date. 
  • We have to keep your records for a certain period  as described above, which may mean that even if you ask us to erase any details about you, we might have to keep these details until after that period has passed
  • We can move records between our computers and IT systems, as long as your details are protected from being seen by others without your permission.

Please tick yes to acknowledge that you have read and understood the information above.

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* Please note, if you intend to purchase your insurance with Alan Boswell and have let us know above, you do not need to fill in the next three questions below

eg. malpractice and public liability insurance
Reflexions is the AoR magazine which is sent out either via email (E-Reflexions) or post, quarterly. Please let us know if you would like to receive yours via email.
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I hereby apply to join the Association of Reflexologists. This means I also agree to be bound by the Association's Code of Practice and Ethics and to always hold Public Liability and Malpractice insurance whilst in membership and practising. I understand I have up to 14 days to cancel my membership, after which time no refunds will be given. Membership will then remain in force for the full 12 months (a £5 administration charge is payable for all cancellations)