Terms and Conditions

All terms and conditions outlined below apply to all registrations onto our online courses.

1.     Eligibility

You will need sufficient fluency in the language in which the Online Course is presented.

2.    Payment / Registration

The fee for the Online Course (the “Fee”) must be paid in full at the time of registration. Registration is not complete until BIPOC Design History has received such full payment of the Fee. You are responsible for non-payment, even if the Fee is being paid by a third party. After successful registration, you will receive an e-mail from BIPOC Design History acknowledging your enrollment in the Online Course.The Fee consists of a registration fee and tuition fees. Courses will be billed in United States Dollars (USD). Accepted payment methods are PayPal, and Major Credit Cards via Stripe Payment.

You agree to provide accurate and complete registration information.  Submission of your registration, alongside full payment of the Fee constitute your acceptance of these Terms and Conditions.

3.    Cancellations and Refunds

Within 14 days, You have the right to cancel your registration with BIPOC Design History at any time before 5 days of the commencement of the Online Course. You will receive a full refund of any payments you have made.
If you choose an Online Course that is due to commence within 14 days of purchase and then wish to cancel after your Online Course has started, you will be required to pay for any part of your Online Course that has taken place before you give notice of cancellation. This amount will be calculated by BIPOC Design History on a pro rata basis. To cancel within 14 days please inform us in writing, either by email to the class@bipocdesignhistory.com. Please write the name of your Online Course in the subject-line of your email. You may use the cancellation form provided below if you wish, but you are not obliged to do so.

To:
class@bipocdesignhistory.com

I/We [*] hereby give notice that I/We [*] cancel my/our [*] contract/for the provision of the following service [INSERT COURSE DETAILS]
Ordered on [*]/received on [*]:
Name of consumer(s):
Address of consumer(s):
Date:

This cancellation right is provided to you in line with the Consumer Rights Directive (2011/83/EU) but applies regardless of whether you are a buyer located in the EU, acting as a consumer and not for business purposes.After 14 daysIf you cancel your registration in an Online Course at any time after expiry of the 14 day period you will not be entitled to a refund, except in exceptional circumstances, at the discretion of BIPOC Design History. If a refund is granted to you, an administration fee may be charged.

To cancel after 14 days, please inform us in writing, either by email to the class@bipocdesignhistory.com or by mail in to: BIPOC Design History, 423 W Ellis Ave, Inglewood, CA 90302, United States.

Please write the name of your course in the subject-line of your email or on the envelope.Cancellation by usBIPOC Design History reserves the right to cancel the Online Course by giving you notice in writing (including by email) at any time before the course is due to start. BIPOC Design History will refund all fees paid by you and if possible, will endeavour to offer a transfer to another course as an alternative, subject to payment or refund of any difference in purchase price.BIPOC Design History’s liability when it cancels an Online Course will be limited to a refund of the Fee or any other charges paid for the cancelled Online Course. For partial cancellation of an Online Course, such refunds will be made on a proportionate basis.

All dates are subject to change, however notice of such change will be given and refunds will not be issued for any rescheduled class. Please call us on +1 212 355 1501 to arrange your refund under this paragraph.

3. Payment

You should allow up to 6 weeks for the credit to appear on your credit card statement. 

4. Course Content

The course description is intended to indicate only the general nature of the course and does not guarantee content. BIPOC Design History reserves the right to amend the course and alter details at its discretion.BIPOC Design History is not responsible if you fail to meet the Online Course requirements and you should ensure that you allocate sufficient time to allow you to successfully complete the Online Course. Refunds are only available as set out in paragraph 3 above.


5.    Student Conduct

By continuing to access or use the Online Course and the website (the “Website”), or any content located via the Online Course and/or on the Website, you signify your acceptance of the below terms.  BIPOC Design History may modify these terms and conditions from time to time.BIPOC Design History grants you a limited license to access and use the content located via the Online Course and/or on the Website in connection with the Online Course you are enrolled in. As a condition of such license, you agree that:

•All materials – including but not limited to text, photographs, video, audio, images and any other content – appearing via the Online Course and/or on the Website are protected by copyrights and/or other proprietary rights belonging to Polymode and/or other third parties. You agree to abide by all applicable laws regarding copyrights, trademarks, publicity rights and privacy rights in the US, UK and any other jurisdiction from which you are accessing the Website.

•You may not copy, reproduce, duplicate, distribute, disseminate, publish, post, display, perform, modify, create derivative works from, upload to, transmit, or in any way exploit any content from the Online Course and/or on the Website.  You may not sell or offer for sale any of the content, or allow third parties to access it, or use such content to construct any kind of database. You may use the content from the Online Course and/or on the Website only for personal, non-commercial use.•Any violation of these terms may result in your expulsion from the Online Course and/or BIPOC Design History, and you may be subjected to fines and penalties.You agree to maintain the security of any user name and password required for accessing the Online Course.

You will notify us promptly if you become aware of any unauthorized use of your username and/or password. Additionally, you will be required to comply with the Terms of Use (listed below).The Company makes no claim that the Online Course content is appropriate for any particular purpose or audience, or that it may be downloaded outside of the United Kingdom or the United States. Access to the Online Course may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries. When accessing the Online Course and/or the Website, you are responsible for compliance with the laws of your jurisdiction. BIPOC Design History reserves the right to remove you from the Online Course and/or the Website if you do not respect these guidelines, BIPOC Design History staff and/or fellow students.

6.   Data Protection

By registering with BIPOC Design History and by paying the fees, you agree to BIPOC Design History collecting and using your personal data. When a student takes a class on BIPOC Design History, we will share the student’s username and profile with the teacher for the purpose of teaching these students on BIPOC Design History. By enrolling in a class on BIPOC Design History, a student grants to us permission to share that student’s information with the teacher. The teacher is required to respect the privacy of the student. The teacher has a limited license to use this information only for BIPOC Design History-related communications or for BIPOC Design History-facilitated transactions. The teacher may use that personal information for no other purpose, such as sending unsolicited commercial messages or unauthorized transactions. Without express consent from that person, you must not add any BIPOC Design History misuse any student’s personal information. Remember that you need to comply with all relevant legal rules when you use BIPOC Design History. This include applicable data protection and privacy laws which govern the ways in which you can use another BIPOC Design History user’s information.

7.    Technology Requirements

The Online Course is facilitated through an online learning management system. It is your responsibility to ensure that you have the proper hardware and software requirements, along with access to Wi-Fi, to be able to participate in the course. You will need to ensure you have the proper technology at the time of registration as will be provided with the registration details. You are also able to view the recording later at your leisure. Polymode is not be responsible for any errors or failures in relation to your ability to access the Online Course, the Website or any related materials, including where such errors or failures are caused by: (i) a loss of connection on Polymode or your end; (ii) a breakdown or problems with the online software and/or (iii) a breakdown or problems with your internet connection, computer or system.


8.    Miscellaneous

Your contract with BIPOC Design History and any dispute arising from it (including non-contractual disputes) shall be governed by and enforced pursuant to the laws of the State of California, without regard to conflicts of law.  The parties exclude the application of the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods.  Any dispute, controversy or claim arising out of, relating to, or in connection with these Terms and Conditions or the breach, termination, interpretation or validity thereof (the “Dispute”) shall be submitted for mediation administered in accordance with the American Arbitration Association’s International Center for Dispute Resolution or its successor (“ICDR”), in accordance with its Mediation Rules. 

If the Dispute, or any portion of the Dispute, is not settled within 60 days from the date when mediation is initiated, then, except in the circumstances specified below, the Dispute shall be submitted for binding arbitration administered by ICDR in accordance with its International Arbitration Rules. The arbitration shall be final and binding on all parties involved.  Judgment upon the award may be entered by, and enforcement of the award may be sought in any court having jurisdiction over the relevant party or its assets. The place of any mediation or arbitration shall be the state of California, and the language of any mediation or arbitration shall be English. 

Despite these provisions, we may bring proceedings against you in any court having jurisdiction over the matter, in the event that you fail to make payment to us in full cleared funds when due, or you or assets belonging to you are located in a jurisdiction that is not a signatory to the Convention.  If we bring court proceedings against you, the Dispute shall be resolved in such proceedings, neither of us shall have the right to arbitrate any portion of the Dispute.  WE EACH WAIVE ANY RIGHT TO TRIAL BY JURY.

Should a situation arise that is not covered by these Terms and Conditions, BIPOC Design History reserves the right to take any reasonable and fair action that we think appropriate.

BIPOC DESIGN HISTORY
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