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Welcome to Transworld Schools.  Information and services provided to you by this website are subject to the following conditions. If you visit or shop within this website, you accept these conditions. Please read them carefully.

PRIVACY
Please review our Privacy Notice, which also governs your visit to our website.

ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS
When you visit Transworld Schoolsor send e-mails to us, you are communicating with us electronically. You consent to receive communications from us electronically. We will communicate with you by e-mail or by posting notices on this site. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.

STUDENTS RIGHT TO COURSE CANCELLATION
You have the right to cancel this agreement, including any equipment or other goods and services included in this agreement, and receive a full refund (less the $100 application fee) until: (a) midnight of the second business day for regular courses, and the first business day for the Advanced CTESOL Course; (b) when the student receives the proper notice of cancellation forms; or (c) when the student receives all the mandatory information that must be disclosed to a student prior to a course agreement, including a copy of the agreement, completion and placement rates, catalog, etc., whichever occurs last. Your cancellation takes effect when you give the written Notice of Cancellation to this school at the address above. Any written expression that you do not wish to be bound by this agreement will serve as a Notice of Cancellation of this agreement if provided to the school within two (2) days of your first scheduled class. If you mail your Notice of Cancellation to the school, it becomes effective as of the postmark, if properly addressed with proper postage. You are due a complete refund within 30 days after the school receives a valid Notice of Cancellation. However, if you have received any equipment, you must return it to the school within 30 days of the date of the Notice of Cancellation. If you do not return it, the school may deduct the documented cost of the equipment from the amount of the refund.

NOTICE OF STUDENT RIGHTS

  1. You may cancel your contract with Transworld Schools, without any penalty or obligation, on the second (2nd) business day where the first business day is the first day of class as described in the Notice of Cancellation Form that will be given to you at the first class you attend (students taking the 1 week Advanced CTESOL Course may cancel on the first (1st) business day where the first business day is also the first day of class). Read the Notice of Cancellation Form for an explanation of your cancellation rights and responsibilities. If you have lost your Notice of Cancellation Form, you should request a new one from the school administration.
  2. After the end of cancellation period, you also have the right to withdraw from the school at any time, and you have the right to receive a refund for the part of the course not taken. Your refund rights are described in the contract. If you have lost your contract, ask the school administration for a description of the refund policy.
  3. If the school closes before you graduate, you may be entitled to a refund. For more information, contact ACCET (Accrediting Council for Continuing Education & Training), 1200 19th St. NW Suite 200, Washington DC 20036. Tel: (202) 955-1113.
  4. If you have any complaints, questions, or problems, which you cannot work out with the school, you may write to or call the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education by calling (888) 370-7589 toll-free or by completing a complaint form, which can be obtained on the Bureau's internet web site www.bppe.ca.gov  and/or by contacting ACCET (Accrediting Council for Continuing Education & Training), 1200 19th St. NW Suite 200, Washington DC 20036. Tel: (202) 955-1113.

 

REFUND POLICY

Refund During Cancellation Period
A student is allowed to cancel an agreement for a course of instruction, including any equipment or other good and services included in the agreement, until: (a) midnight of the second business day (first business day for the Advanced CTESOL course) where the first business day is the day on which the student (1) attended the first class of the course of instruction which is the subject of the agreement, (2) received a copy of the notice of cancellation, or (3) received a copy of this agreement and all mandatory information that must be disclosed to student prior to a course agreement, including a copy of the agreement, completion and placement rate, catalog, etc., whichever occurs last.

Refund After Cancellation Period
If a student withdraws after two (2) business days where the first business day is the first day of class (or for Advanced CTESOL course, after one (1) business day where the first business day is the first day of class), the student is entitled to only a partial refund. The student has the right to withdraw from school at any time and receive a refund for that part of the course not taken, for which the student paid. The amount of that refund is to be "pro-rated" according to the uncompleted portion of the course less the cost of any unreturned equipment. The refund is to be paid within thirty (30) days of withdrawal. Thirty days after the refund is made, a refund notice is to be sent to the student.

Withdrawal Definitions
For the purpose of determining a refund, you are deemed to have withdrawn from a course of instruction when any of the following occur:

  1. You notify the school of your withdrawal or the date of your withdrawal, whichever is later.
  2. The school terminates you enrollment as provided in the Course Agreement.
  3. You have failed to attend classes for a three-week period. The date of your withdrawal shall be deemed the last date of recorded attendance prior to the three-week absence.
  4. You have failed to submit three consecutive completed lessons or have failed to submit a completed lesson within 60 days of its due date as required by the school. In this case, your date of withdrawal is deemed to be the date on which you submitted your last completed lesson.

CREDIT CARD CHARGEBACKS
You understand that any credit card chargebacks for any payment previously made toward payment of any classes, shall be considered intentional fraud and treated correspondingly by seeking all available financial relief allowed by law. In the event of a credit card chargeback initiated by the you or your issuing bank, Transworld Schools reserves the right to charge an additional fee of $150 added onto your account balance, for administration time for submitting a dispute to your credit card company.

CREDIT CARD FRAUD
To help fight credit card fraud Transworld Schools will record your IP address and use address verification with all credit card purchases made on our website. Transworld Schools takes credit card fraud very seriously and all attempts to use fraudulent / stolen credit cards on our website will be prosecuted to the fullest extend of the law.

COPYRIGHT
All content included on this site, such as text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips, digital downloads, data compilations, and software, is the property of Transworld Schoolsor its content suppliers and protected by United States and international copyright laws. The compilation of all content on this site is the exclusive property of Transworld SchoolsTransworld Schools, with copyright authorship for this collection by Tsunami PC Productions, and protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. The software application provider and author for "osCommerce", is used under the GNU GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE and all original authorship and credit for osCommerce remains the intellectual rights of www.oscommerce.com.

TRADEMARKS
Transworld SchoolsTransworld Schools trademarks and trade dress may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not Transworld Schools, in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among customers, or in any manner that disparages or discredits Transworld Schools. All other trademarks not owned by Transworld Schools Transworld Schoolsor its subsidiaries that appear on this site are the property of their respective owners, who may or may not be affiliated with, connected to, or sponsored by Transworld Schoolsor its subsidiaries.

LICENSE AND SITE ACCESS
Transworld SchoolsTransworld Schools grants you a limited license to access and make personal use of this site and not to download (other than page caching) or modify it, or any portion of it, except with express written consent of Transworld Schools. This license does not include any resale or commercial use of this site or its contents: any collection and use of any product listings, descriptions, or prices: any derivative use of this site or its contents: any downloading or copying of account information for the benefit of another merchant: or any use of data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction tools. This site or any portion of this site may not be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, visited, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose without express written consent of Transworld Schools. You may not frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any trademark, logo, or other proprietary information (including images, text, page layout, or form) of Transworld Schoolsand our associates without express written consent. You may not use any meta tags or any other "hidden text" utilizing Transworld Schoolss name or trademarks without the express written consent of Transworld SchoolsTransworld Schools. Any unauthorized use terminates the permission or license granted by Transworld SchoolsTransworld Schools. You are granted a limited, revocable, and nonexclusive right to create a hyperlink to the home page of this site Transworld Schoolsso long as the link does not portray Transworld SchoolsTransworld Schools, its associates, or their products or services in a false, misleading, derogatory, or otherwise offensive matter. You may not use any Transworld Schoolslogo or other proprietary graphic or trademark as part of the link without express written permission.

YOUR MEMBERSHIP ACCOUNT
If you use this site, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password and for restricting access to your computer, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password. If you are under 18, you may use our website only with involvement of a parent or guardian. Transworld Schools Transworld Schoolsand its associates reserve the right to refuse service, terminate accounts, remove or edit content, or cancel orders in their sole discretion.

REVIEWS, COMMENTS, EMAILS, AND OTHER CONTENT
If and where possible, visitors to this site may post reviews, comments, and other content, and submit suggestions, ideas, comments, questions, or other information, so long as the content is not illegal, obscene, threatening, defamatory, invasive of privacy, infringing of intellectual property rights, or otherwise injurious to third parties or objectionable and does not consist of or contain software viruses, political campaigning, commercial solicitation, chain letters, mass mailings, or any form of "spam". You may not use a false e-mail address, impersonate any person or entity, or otherwise mislead as to the origin of a card or other content. Transworld Schools Transworld Schoolsreserves the right (but not the obligation) to remove or edit such content, but does not regularly review content posted by other parties.

If you do post content or submit material, and unless we indicate otherwise, you grant Transworld Schools Transworld Schoolsand its associates a nonexclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, and fully sublicensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, and display such content throughout the world in any media. You grant Transworld Schools Transworld Schoolsand its associates and sublicensees the right to use the name that you submit in connection with such content, if we so choose. You represent and warrant that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to the content that you post, that the content is accurate, that use of the content you supply does not violate this policy and will not cause injury to any person or entity, and that you will indemnify Transworld Schools Transworld Schoolsor its associates for all claims resulting from content you supply. Transworld Schools Transworld Schoolshas the right but not the obligation to monitor and edit or remove any activity or content. Transworld SchoolsTransworld Schools takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any content posted by you or any third party.

RISK OF LOSS
All services purchased from Transworld Schools Transworld Schoolsare made pursuant to our contract. Risk of loss and title for such services pass to you upon our fulfillment of providing those services.

CLASS DESCRIPTIONS
Transworld SchoolsTransworld Schools and its associates attempt to be as accurate as possible. However, Transworld Schools Transworld Schoolsdoes not warrant that class descriptions or other content of this site are wholly accurate, complete, reliable, current, or error-free. If a service offered by Transworld Schools Transworld Schoolsitself is not as described, your sole remedy is to cancel any outstanding contracts for such services.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
THIS SITE IS PROVIDED BY Transworld SchoolsON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. Transworld Schools Transworld SchoolsMAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE OPERATION OF THIS SITE OR THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS, OR SERVICES INCLUDED ON THIS SITE. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THIS SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK.

TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY APPLICABLE LAW, Transworld SchoolsDISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. Transworld SchoolsDOES NOT WARRANT THAT THIS SITE, ITS SERVERS, OR E-MAIL SENT FROM Transworld SchoolsARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. Transworld SchoolsWILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM THE USE OF THIS SITE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES.

CERTAIN STATE LAWS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN DAMAGES. IF THESE LAWS APPLY TO YOU, SOME OR ALL OF THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS, OR LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU, AND YOU MIGHT HAVE ADDITIONAL RIGHTS.

APPLICABLE LAW
By visitingTransworld Schools, you agree that the laws of the state of California, without regard to principles of conflict of laws, will govern these Conditions of Use and any dispute of any sort that might arise between you and Transworld Schools Transworld Schoolsor its associates.

DISPUTES
Any dispute relating in any way to your visit to Transworld Schoolsor to services you purchase through Transworld Schoolsshall be submitted to confidential arbitration in California, except that, to the extent you have in any manner violated or threatened to violate Transworld School's intellectual property rights, Transworld Schoolsmay seek injunctive or other appropriate relief in any state or federal court in the state of California, and you consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in such courts. Arbitration under this agreement shall be conducted under the rules then prevailing of the American Arbitration Association. The arbitrators award shall be binding and may be entered as a judgment in any court of competent jurisdiction. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, no arbitration under this Agreement shall be joined to an arbitration involving any other party subject to this Agreement, whether through class arbitration proceedings or otherwise.

SITE POLICIES, MODIFICATION, AND SEVERABILITY
Please review our other policies posted on this site. These policies also govern your visit to Transworld Schools.comTransworld Schools. We reserve the right to make changes to our site, policies, and these Conditions of Use at any time. If any of these conditions shall be deemed invalid, void, or for any reason unenforceable, that condition shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining condition.

QUESTIONS:
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