Note: The Terms and Conditions & the Registration Form are both required for all students to read, sign and submit to our World Headquarters office in Chicago prior to starting any International TEFL Academy TEFL class.
Online students will not be allowed to start course without this document and class tuition payment accepted. Students enrolled in our International Onsite locations will not be put in contact with our director in country until this document and registration document is completed and submitted.
All students should read our Registration Procedures prior to enrollment.
To complete your registration you must complete and submit the following documents electronically: Registration Documents. You can review these documents below.
The TERMS AND CONDITIONS is between (“Student’s Name”) and International TEFL Academy.
This TERMS AND CONDITIONS shall cover the full scope of our services to you. We assume no responsibility outside of the administration and management of the TEFL/TESOL training course.
In the event of a scheduling conflict, Student may transfer into a different course, subject to the following:
All intellectual property rights, including copyrights, patents, patent disclosures, and inventions (whether patentable or not), trademarks, service marks, trade secrets, know-how, and other confidential information, trade dress, trade names, logos, corporate names, and domain names, together with all of the goodwill associated therewith, derivative works and all other rights in and to all documents, work product, and other materials that are delivered to Student under this Agreement or prepared by or on behalf of ITA in the course of performing the Services, including any items identified as such in the Order Confirmation shall be owned by ITA.
All non-public, confidential or proprietary information of ITA, including, but not limited to, trade secrets, technology, information pertaining to business operations and strategies, and information pertaining to other students, customers, pricing, and marketing (collectively, "Confidential Information"), disclosed by ITA to Student, whether disclosed orally or disclosed or accessed in written, electronic, or other form or media, and whether or not marked, designated, or otherwise identified as "confidential," in connection with the provision of the Services and this Agreement is confidential, and shall not be disclosed or copied by Student without the prior written consent of ITA. Confidential Information does not include information that is: (i) in the public domain; (ii) known to Student at the time of disclosure; or (iii) rightfully obtained by Student on a non-confidential basis from a third party.
Student acknowledges, covenants, represents, and warrants to ITA as follows:
If ITA receives inquiries from recruiters, schools, or other third parties regarding Student's enrollment in ITA courses or your TEFL certification, ITA may verify or disclose this information to the inquiring party. ITA, however, will not disclose any sensitive personal information Student provides to ITA. If Student has any questions regarding verification or disclosure of this information to third parties, or do not want this information verified for or disclosed to these third parties, please contact your admissions advisor or email email@example.com.
ITA HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EITHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED, STATUTORY, OR OTHERWISE UNDER THIS AGREEMENT, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT, WHETHER BY COURSE OF DEALING, COURSE OF PERFORMANCE, USAGE OF TRADE, OR OTHERWISE.
(A) IN NO EVENT SHALL ITA BE LIABLE TO STUDENT OR TO ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY LOSS OF USE, REVENUE OR PROFIT OR LOSS OF DATA OR DIMINUTION IN VALUE, OR FOR ANY CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, EXEMPLARY, SPECIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES WHETHER ARISING OUT OF BREACH OF CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE) OR OTHERWISE, REGARDLESS OF WHETHER SUCH DAMAGES WERE FORESEEABLE AND WHETHER OR NOT ITA HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, AND NOTWITHSTANDING THE FAILURE OF ANY AGREED OR OTHER REMEDY OF ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE.
(B) IN NO EVENT SHALL ITA'S AGGREGATE LIABILITY ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THIS AGREEMENT, WHETHER ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO BREACH OF CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE) OR OTHERWISE, EXCEED THE AGGREGATE AMOUNTS PAID OR PAYABLE TO ITA PURSUANT TO THE APPLICABLE ORDER CONFIRMATION GIVING RISE TO THE CLAIM.
In addition to any remedies that may be provided under this Agreement, ITA may terminate this Agreement and all Services, including without limitation by terminating Student's right to participate in any course, to refuse admission to any course, and to eject Student from a course, with immediate effect upon written notice to Student, (a) if Student fails to pay any amount when due under this Agreement; (b) if Student's conduct is deemed by ITA to be disorderly or disruptive, (c) if Student uses abusive language, or (d) if Student otherwise fails to perform or comply with any of the terms of this Agreement.
No waiver by ITA of any of the provisions of this Agreement is effective unless explicitly set forth in writing and signed by ITA. No failure to exercise, or delay in exercising, any rights, remedy, power or privilege arising from this Agreement operates or may be construed as a waiver thereof. No single or partial exercise of any right, remedy, power, or privilege hereunder precludes any other or further exercise thereof or the exercise of any other right, remedy, power, or privilege.
ITA shall not be liable or responsible to Student, nor be deemed to have defaulted or breached this Agreement, for any failure or delay in fulfilling or performing any term of this Agreement when and to the extent such failure or delay is caused by or results from acts or circumstances beyond the reasonable control of ITA including, without limitation, acts of God, flood, fire, earthquake, explosion, governmental actions, war, invasion or hostilities (whether war is declared or not), terrorist threats or acts, riot, or other civil unrest, national emergency, revolution, insurrection, epidemic, lock-outs, strikes or other labor disputes (whether or not relating to either party's workforce), or restraints or delays affecting carriers or inability or delay in obtaining supplies of adequate or suitable materials, materials or telecommunication breakdown or power outage, provided that, if the event in question continues for a continuous period in excess of 30 days, Student shall be entitled to give notice in writing to ITA to terminate this Agreement.
Student shall not assign any of its rights or delegate any of its obligations under this Agreement without the prior written consent of ITA. Any purported assignment or delegation in violation of this Section is null and void. No assignment or delegation relieves Student of any of its obligations under this Agreement.
The relationship between the parties is that of independent contractors. Nothing contained in this Agreement shall be construed as creating any agency, partnership, joint venture or other form of joint enterprise, employment or fiduciary relationship between the parties, and neither party shall have authority to contract for or bind the other party in any manner whatsoever.
This Agreement is for the sole benefit of the parties hereto and their respective successors and permitted assigns and nothing herein, express or implied, is intended to or shall confer upon any other person or entity any legal or equitable right, benefit, or remedy of any nature whatsoever under or by reason of this Agreement.
All matters arising out of or relating to this Agreement are governed by and construed in accordance with the internal laws of the State of Illinois, U.S.A. without giving effect to any choice or conflict of law provision or rule (whether of the State of Illinois, U.S.A. or any other jurisdiction) that would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than those of the State of Illinois, U.S.A.
Any legal suit, action or proceeding arising out of or relating to this Agreement shall be instituted in the federal courts of the United States of America or the courts of the State of Illinois, U.S.A., in each case located in the City of Chicago and County of Cook, and each party irrevocably submits to the exclusive jurisdiction of such courts in any such suit, action, or proceeding. Notwithstanding the foregoing, any controversy or claim arising out of or relating to this contract, or the breach thereof, may, at the sole option of ITA, be settled by arbitration administered by the American Arbitration Association in accordance with its Commercial Arbitration Rules, in which case the location of the arbitration shall be the City of Chicago, Illinois, the number of arbitrators shall be one, and judgment on the award rendered by the arbitrator may be entered in any court having jurisdiction thereof.
In the event that any claim, suit, action, or proceeding is instituted or commenced by either party hereto against the other party arising out of or related to this Agreement, the prevailing party will be entitled to recover its reasonable attorneys' fees and court and arbitration costs from the non-prevailing party.
All notices, requests, consents, claims, demands, waivers, and other communications hereunder (each, a "Notice") shall be in writing and addressed to the parties at the addresses set forth in the Order Confirmation or to such other address that may be designated by the receiving party in writing. All Notices shall be delivered by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Except as otherwise provided in this Agreement, a Notice is effective only upon receipt of the receiving party.
If any term or provision of this Agreement is invalid, illegal, or unenforceable in any jurisdiction, such invalidity, illegality, or unenforceability shall not affect any other term or provision of this Agreement or invalidate or render unenforceable such term or provision in any other jurisdiction.
Provisions of this Agreement, which by their nature should apply beyond their terms, will remain in force after any termination or expiration of this Agreement including, but not limited to, the following provisions: Confidentiality, Governing Law, Submission to Jurisdiction/Arbitration, and Survival.
This Agreement may only be amended or modified in a writing which specifically states that it amends this Agreement and is signed by an authorized representative of each party.
If Student is younger than 18 years of age all references to Student shall include his or her parents or guardian.
EACH PAGE OF THIS TERMS AND CONDITIONS MUST BE INITIALED AND RETURNED IN ITS ENTIRETY TO INTERNATIONAL TEFL ACADEMY.
* This is a link to the Registration Documents.
Updated: November 25, 2019
This registration form is to be filled out as part of the Registration Documents. You can pay for your class with your admission advisor or via our online payment option. All students should read our Registration Procedure prior to enrollment and payment.
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