Associate Individual Membership Terms & Conditions

1. Application

1.1 All required information must be provided for this application to be processed. Incomplete application will result in a delay in processing. 

1.2 Applicants will be informed of approved application within 10 days.

1.3 Payment to be made before acceptance as member.

1.4 Access to member privileges and benefits is only conferred following the completion of the application process, including the complete payment of all necessary fees.

2. Renewal

2.1 Membership is automatically renewed based on selected term in application from, unless notified to terminate the membership through submission of the Membership Termination Form.

2.2 All Associate Individual Member subscriptions begin on 1 May every year, and end on 30 April every year.

2.3 A renewal notice and bill for the next subscription year will be sent 2-3 months before the end of the current subscription year. Members must make timely payment of the bill in order to remain in good standing with the association. Only members in good standing continue to have access to member privileges and benefits.

2.4 All renewal fees to be paid timely before the commencement of new subscription.

3. Termination

3.1 Membership may be terminated at any time by giving SFC one (1) month’s notice in writing with the duly completed Termination Form. The effective date of termination of membership shall be one (1) month from the date of receipt of the written notice. All pre-paid fees are non-refundable.

3.2 The Membership Termination Form can be requested via email

3.3 SFC reserves the right to terminate members in accordance with the terms stated in the Constitution, or for any violation of these Terms & Conditions of membership.

3.4 Once a member has been terminated, all member benefits and resources shall be immediately ceased.

3.5 Terminated members who wish in future to rejoin the association will be required to (re)pay the prevailing entrance fee.

4. General

4.1 All members shall abide by the governance and constitution of SFC.

4.2 SFC reserves the right to amend the Terms and Conditions of SFC membership as it deems fit.