terms_and_conditions

Terms & Conditions

These are the terms and conditions for using the ISDCPro website and learning materials.

Please read these terms and conditions very carefully before using ISDCPro.

Visiting or registering with ISDCPro indicates that you accept these terms and conditions. If you do not accept these terms and conditions, please do not register for or participate in any ISDCPro programmes.

Introduction

"Welcome to our online site. We, ISDC [herein after trading as (t/a) ISDCPro] is ISDC – International Skill Development Corporation ISDC is a Limited Company Registered under the Companies Act of England and Wales, 2006.

ISDCPro provides adaptive training sessions available on any device at any time. ISDCPro and its associates provide their services to you subject to the following conditions upon which ISDCPro (“We” or “Us”), will provide service to you on ISDCPro (“the Website”). These Terms constitute a contractual agreement between you and us. By visiting, accessing, using, and/or joining (Collectively “Using”) the Website and the services thereof, you express your understanding and acceptance of these Terms. As used in this document, the terms “you” or “your” refers to you, any entity you represent, your or its representatives, successors, assigns and affiliates, and any of your or their devices.

This document may be updated time to time, as necessary and the current version will be posted on ISDCPro.

    Key Terms related to Content

  • "Content" - refers to text, any documentation, graphics, images, software, audio, video, information or other materials.
  • "ISDCPro Content" - refers to all Contents ISDCPro makes available through the Site, or Services, including any Content licensed from a third party, but excluding User Content.
  • "Site Content" refers to ISDCPro Content.
  • "Services" refers to as mentioned in Scope of Service section.
  • "Member" refers to a person who is registered through the ISDCPro Account registration process.
  • "Member Content refers to all content that a Member posts, uploads, publishes, submits or transmits to be made available through the Site, Application or Services. You grant to ISDCPro a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate and distribute your user content in any existing or future media. You also grant to ISDCPro the right to sub-license these rights, and the right to bring an action for infringement of these rights.

Certain areas of the Site (and your access to or use of certain Services or Site Content) may have different terms and conditions posted or may require you to agree with and accept additional terms and conditions. If there is a conflict between these Terms and the terms and conditions posted for a specific area of the Site, Services or Site Content, the latter terms and conditions will take precedence with respect to your use of or access to that area of the Site, Services or Site Content.

Additional Warranties

You confirm to ISDCPro that:

  • You are of sound mind, legal age and legal competence. You (if not a natural person) are duly organized and validly existing under the applicable laws of the jurisdiction of its organization. ISDCPro reserves the right to prevent the user from using the Services/Any Contents of our Site/User Account Activities without prejudice at any time at its sole discretion.

Prerequisite Conditions for Using our Site

Before you use or subscribe yourself into any of our programs, you need to establish the following:

  • You must have access to a PC, Laptop or smart device and,
  • A usable Broadband Internet Connection. You should ensure that your network and systems comply with the relevant specifications provided by us from time to time. You are solely responsible for procuring and maintaining network connections and telecommunications links from its systems to our data centers.
  • All problems, conditions, delays, delivery failures and all other loss or damage arising from or relating to the User's network connections or telecommunications links or caused by the internet, are your responsibility.
  • Any other devices as required by certain professional bodies.
  • You shall provide us with all necessary co-operation in relation to this agreement and all necessary access to such information as may be required by us in order to render the Services, including but not limited to complete texts, any documentation, information and the necessary items that are not developed by us.
  • We may transfer or assign this Agreement to someone else.
  • Courses are non-transferable between students. Therefore, you are not allowed to share any online content nor can make your password public to any third party.
  • Unless your Employer sponsors you, it is implied that this contract would be held legal between you and us.

Privacy

Please review our Privacy Policy which also governs our website, to understand our practices.

Electronic Communications

When you visit ISDCPro or send e-mails to us, you are communicating with us electronically. You are also consenting to receiving 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.

Scope of Service and our Obligations

The Services provided by ISDCPro includes Adaptive training sessions for certain professional courses, according to the User’s needs. We source expert tutors from our network to create industry focused courses to help professionals sharpen their skills. Various study materials are supplied as per your selected course and as per your requirements. The User agrees that all rights, titles, and interest in the service, including subsidiary rights and the right to maintain copyright in the name of ISDCPro, is, or shall be by assignment through these terms of use.

We undertake that the Services will be performed professionally with all reasonable skill and care. However, the undertaking shall not apply to the extent of any non-conformance which is caused by use of the Services contrary to our instructions, or modification or alteration of the Services by any party other than ISDCPro or ISDCPro’s duly authorized contractors or staff. If the Services do not conform to the foregoing undertaking, ISDCPro will, at its expense, use all reasonable commercial endeavours to correct any such non-conformance promptly, or provide the user with an alternative means of accomplishing the desired performance. Such correction or substitution constitutes the User's sole and exclusive remedy for any breach of the undertaking. Notwithstanding the foregoing, ISDCPro; does not warrant that the your use of the Services will be uninterrupted or error-free; nor that the Services, Documentation and/or the information obtained by the user through the Services will meet the User's requirements; and is not responsible for any delays, delivery failures, or any other loss or damage resulting from the transfer of data over communications networks and facilities, including the internet. The User acknowledges that the Services and Documentation may be subject to limitations, delays and other problems inherent in the use of such communications facilities.

This agreement shall not prevent ISDCPro from entering into similar agreements with third parties, or from independently developing, using, selling or licensing documentation, and/or services which are similar to those provided under this agreement. ISDCPro warrants that it has and will maintain all necessary licenses, consents, and permissions necessary for the performance of its obligations under this agreement.

Registration

You need to register to become a member of this Website ("Member") if you wish to access the Services via this Website. Membership is provided via a free Basic Plan Membership or a paid Standard Plan Membership, which is subject to you having a valid ISDCPro subscription as set out in our Subscription Plans. You are free to change the membership package to which you subscribe at any time, subject to these Terms and Conditions.

To register to become a Member you must provide ISDCPro with the information requested on ISDCPro's registration forms. ISDCPro's use of this information is set out in ISDCPro's Privacy Policy which can be found on the Privacy Policy Page.

You must provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself when completing the registration form. You must maintain and update this information and keep it true, accurate, current and complete. If any information provided by you is not accurate, ISDCPro has the right to cancel your membership and refuse any and all current or future use of this Website. Registration requires a valid email address (which will serve as your user name) and unique password. Please create a secure password: choose a password that uses a combination of letters, upper case and lower case, numbers, and symbols. Avoid choosing obvious words or dates such as a nickname or your birth date.

Please use maximum caution to keep your user name and password confidential and log-off from the Website when your session is complete to prevent unauthorized access to your information. If your user name or password is subject to unauthorized access, you should immediately inform ISDCPro.

You must not tell anyone else your user name or password. Any unauthorized use of either of these must be reported via the contact form as soon as you are aware of such use. ISDCPro will then, as soon as reasonably possible, cancel your user name and/or password and issues new ones to you. ISDCPro may, for security or other reasons, require you to change your user name and/ or password or other information which facilitates access to this Website or its Services. ISDCPro reserves the right to cancel your user name and password without notice if ISDCPro becomes aware of any breach of these Terms and Conditions by you.

ISDCPro reserves the right to cancel your user name and password without notice if ISDCPro becomes aware of any breach of these Terms and Conditions by you.

Once you have verified your email address by clicking the link in the verification email sent by ISDCPro, you will become an active ISDCPro member and will be able to access the Services available via the Website, dependent on your membership type. Failing to verify your email address will result in an inactive account and the inability to access the Services available through the Website.

Once you verify your email address by clicking the link in the verification email sent by ISDCPro, you will become an active ISDCPro member and will be able to access the Services available via the Website dependent on you membership type. Failing to verify your email address will result in an inactive account and an inability to access the Services available through the Website.

Managing Your Membership Account

If you upgrade your account from basic membership to other membership by subscribing to any of our packages, you will be charged as per our payment plans together with additional transaction-based charges. Details of charges are set out in the Plans. Any changes to your subscription, downgrading or upgrading to alternate plans will result in associate changes in the amount charged. These changes to charges will take effect on your next scheduled charge date. Fees for all the Services that you sign up to are payable upon registration or the relevant subscription billing periods.

You can pay membership fees by any Mastercard, Visa credit card or Visa Delta. Your payment details will be encrypted to minimize the possibility of unauthorized access or disclosure. At the time of subscribing, you will be asked to provide credit/debit card details. In the event that ISDCPro is unable at any time to obtain payment of any charges using your payment card details, ISDCPro may freeze your account until it has received settlement in full. Payments can also be made via PayPal.

When using this site, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password and for restricting access to your computer. You therefore 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 the involvement of a parent or guardian.

ISDCPro and its associates reserve the right to refuse service, terminate accounts, remove or edit content, or cancel orders in their sole discretion.

Enrolment to any Course

To enrol for a course, you need to complete the online form. By submitting the form you are formally accepting these terms of services. From time to time we may update certain course materials. During the enrolment process we will let you know when we will provide the Course to you. However, in case of force majeure leading to any scheduled course being delayed, we will inform you with immediate effect.

You accept hereby that we may suspend any provision of a course if you fail to make the Payment in accordance with this agreement.

You acknowledge the fact that it is your sole responsibility to register and/or become a member of the relevant professional body for your Course as required.

Sharing your Information with the Professional Body

By enrolling in an ISDCPro course, you hereby give ISDCPro permission to share your ACCA student number with the ACCA for the purpose of the ACCA result service. Additionally, by enrolling in an ISDCPro course, you hereby give permission to the ACCA to share your exam results with ISDCPro. ISDCPro will not share your result with any third party.

Schedule of charges

Charges are linked to the membership package to which you subscribe, as set out in plans. You can place your order for a specific Service, by using a Credit Card securely.

All Services provided will incur a subscription charge depending on your purchase. ISDCPro will continue to take monthly payment on the date of the initial payment until such time as the member cancels their subscription. You accept our policies in case of failed card charges, as follows. If payment on a card fails, we will retry to take the payment up to four times within one week. If the payment is still unsuccessful then we cancel the subscription. A notification email will be sent each time an attempted charge fails. Payments shall be payable in Euros, USD and GBP [Depending on your geographical location].

Cancellation during the period does not generate a partial refund. The User is responsible for paying all fees associated with using our service and the Site and all applicable taxes.

You will not be entitled to a refund for any periodic fee (Monthly, Quarterly, Half-Yearly or Yearly) already paid in respect of your purchase.

The User hereby agrees that the prices are subject to inflation and rises in commodity prices. The client will be notified immediately of such price changes in accordance with the terms of this agreement.

Copyrights

All content included on this site, such as texts, graphics, logos, button icons, any course materials as provided to you, images, and audio clips, digital downloads, data compilations, and software, is the property of ISDCPro or its content suppliers and protected by international copyright laws. You may print or download material from this site only if:

  • it is for non-commercial or personal use
  • it is not stored on any medium other than for subsequent viewing or for personal use
  • it is not reproduced, modified, adapted or processed
  • no part of this site may be reproduced or stored in any other website or included in any public or private electronic retrieval system or service without ISDCPro's prior written permission.

Trademarks

ISDCPro trademarks and trade dress may be used but not in a way that is not ISDCPro or in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among others or in any manner that disparages or discredits ISDCPro. All other trademarks not owned by ISDCPro or 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 ISDCPro or its subsidiaries.

Legal Complaints

ISDCPro respects intellectual property rights. If you believe that content on this website infringes your copyright please follow our procedures for making a Copyright infringement claim. If you have a legal complaint other than a copyright claim, please follow our procedure for making other complaints.

Third Party Content

We occasionally provide third party content or a link to third party websites on the Services. We do not necessarily endorse or evaluate third party content and websites, and we do not assume responsibility for third parties’ actions or omissions. Any opinions, advice, statements, services, offers, or other information or content expressed or made available by third parties, including information ISDCPros, Users, or others, are not those of ISDCPro, but are those of the respective author(s) or distributor(s). The content does not necessarily reflect the views, policies or practices of ISDCPro, or its agencies, officials or employees. You are advised to review third parties’ terms of use and privacy policies before you use their services.

Confidentiality

Each party may be given access to Confidential Information from the other party in order to perform its obligations under this agreement. A party's Confidential Information shall not be deemed to include information that:

  • is or becomes publicly known other than through any act or omission of the receiving party;
  • was in the other party's lawful possession before the disclosure;
  • is lawfully disclosed to the receiving party by a third party without restriction on disclosure;
  • is independently developed by the receiving party, which independent development can be shown by written evidence; or is required to be disclosed by law, by any court of competent
  • jurisdiction or by any regulatory or administrative body.

Each party shall hold the other's Confidential Information in confidence and, unless required by law, not make the other's Confidential Information available to any third party, or use the other's Confidential Information for any purpose other than the implementation of this agreement. Each party shall take all reasonable steps to ensure that the other's Confidential Information, to which it has access, is not disclosed or distributed by its employees or agents in violation of the terms of this agreement.

Neither party shall be responsible for any loss, destruction, alteration or disclosure of Confidential Information caused by any third party. The User acknowledges that details of the Services, and the results of any performance tests of the Services, constitute Confidential Information.

Fair Usage policy

The Services provided by ISDCPro have been designed to present Content in a unique format and appearance. Unless we give you permission, you agree not to access the Services using any interface other than ours. We may deny permission to link to the Services for any reason in our sole discretion, and you must be able to edit or delete promptly links that you create, upon our request. Without limiting any other provision in these Terms, you may not use the Services to do the following or assist others to do the following:

  • Threaten, defame, stalk, abuse, or harass other persons or engage in illegal activities;
  • Link to the Services from a site or transmit any material that is inappropriate, profane, vulgar, offensive, false, disparaging, defamatory, obscene, illegal, sexually explicit, racist, that promotes violence, racial hatred, or terrorism, or that we deem, in our sole discretion, to be otherwise objectionable;
  • Frame the Services, display the Services in connection with an unauthorized logo or mark, or do anything that could falsely suggest a relationship between ISDCPro and any third party or potentially deprive us of revenue (including, without limitation, revenue from advertising, branding, or promotional activities);
  • Violate any person's or entities legal rights (including, without limitation, intellectual property, privacy, and publicity rights), transmit material that violates or circumvents such rights, or remove or alter intellectual property or other legal notices;
  • Transmit files that contain viruses, spyware, adware, or other harmful code; Advertise or promote goods or services without our permission (including, without limitation, by sending spam);
  • Interfere with others using the Services or otherwise disrupt the Services; Transmit, collect, or access personally identifiable information about other users without the consent of those users and CBS Interactive; Impersonate any person or entity or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation or the origin of materials you transmit; or
  • Defeat any access controls, access any portion of the Services that we have not authorized you to access (including password-protected areas), link to password-protected areas, attempt to access or use another user’s account or information, or allow anyone else to use your account or access credentials. Share incorrect or false information about you while registering to this website.

Risk of Loss

ISDCPro supplies the Courses for domestic and private use only. The user shall be solely and only responsible for any risk, general or special attributable, due to the services performed by ISDCPro. The user hereby accepts any kind of material losses or detriment due to the outcome of use of this website.

Indemnity

You hereby indemnify ISDCPro and undertake to keep ISDCPro indemnified against any losses, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses (including without limitation legal expenses and any amounts paid by ISDCPro to a third party in settlement of a claim or dispute on the advice of ISDCPro's legal advisers) incurred or suffered by ISDCPro arising out of any breach by you of any provision of these terms and conditions, or arising out of any claim that you have breached any provision of these terms and conditions.

Limitation of Liabilities

ISDCPro does not warrant:

  1. that any information/services or any content or services contained herein will be uninterrupted;
  2. that the services or the servers hosting them are free of viruses or other harmful code; or
  3. that the services or information available through the services will continue to be available.

Applicable Law

These Terms and Conditions shall be made subject to the laws of England which shall exclusively govern the interpretation, application and effect of all permissions, exclusions, licenses, policies, and conditions of use set out in this website. The courts of London, England shall have exclusive jurisdiction in respect of any actions or claims under these terms of use and you hereby consent and submit to the personal jurisdiction of such courts; provided that nothing herein shall prevent the application and enforcement of mandatory and applicable law. Both parties also consent to the admissibility of electronic evidence before the Courts of Ireland.

Disputes

Any dispute relating in any way to your usage of ISDCPro or any data/information collected through ISDCPro shall be submitted to confidential arbitration in Londob, England except that, to the extent you have in any manner violated or threatened to violate ISDCPro’s intellectual property rights, ISDCPro may seek injunctive or other appropriate relief in any court within England and you consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in such courts.

Membership Termination

Without prejudice to any remedy that ISDCPro may have against you, ISDCPro may terminate or suspend with immediate effect and without notice your access to and use of this Website and your membership if it:

  • Does not receive payment according to the subscription billing periods;
  • Reasonably believes that you have breached any of these Terms and Conditions;
  • Is unable to verify the accuracy or validity of any information provided by you; or
  • Suspects fraudulent, abusive or illegal activity by you.

Should you object to any of these Terms and Conditions, or any subsequent changes to them, or become dissatisfied with this service in any way, your only recourse is to immediately discontinue access or use this service.

You may cancel your membership at any time. Your cancellation will not take effect until the end of your current subscribed period (which may be either a yearly, quarterly or a monthly period). Cancellation will take effect according to the subscription billing periods date and you will not be entitled to any refund for any monthly or annual membership fee already paid.

You may reduce the number of additional users attached to your account or to downgrade to a different package at any time. Such reduction will take effect from the next monthly or annual payment date and you will not be entitled to a refund for any monthly or annual fee already paid in respect of such users or enhanced package.

Upon termination we shall immediately cease performing any Services and the user shall pay ISDCPro any compensation due for Services already rendered. Termination of this Agreement by either party shall not act as a waiver of any breach of this Agreement and shall not act as a release of either party from any liability for breach of such party’s obligations under this Agreement. Neither party shall be liable to the other for damages of any kind solely as a result of terminating this Agreement in accordance with its terms, nor shall termination of this Agreement by a party be without prejudice to any other right or remedy of such party under this Agreement or applicable law.

These terms of use are effective from the date you first use or order any of our services using this website site and shall continue in effect until terminated by either you or us.

Site Policies, Modification and Severability

These terms and the other policies posted on this website constitute the entire agreement between ISDCPro and you. 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.

Contact

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