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Terms and Conditions

Updated : January 2021

Agreement with Our Terms and Conditions

Please read these terms and conditions carefully because, by using this site, you automatically agree to accept them. If you do not agree with our terms and conditions, please do not use our Web site. We reserve the right, at our discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of these terms and conditions at any time. Please check this page periodically for changes. Your continued use of our Web site following the posting of changes to these terms will mean that you accept those changes.

Terms and Conditions for Payments

Your application for registration is accepted at the discretion of the management board who may refuse a learner's admission to the College without giving reasons therefore.

The pupil agrees to be bound by all rules and conditions as set down by ShippingCollege in this policy. Each term and condition contained in this agreement is separate from the other terms and conditions in the sense that if anyone is determined to be illegal and unenforceable, it will simply be disregarded and of no force and effect, but the agreement will otherwise remain valid.

Delivery Policy

The College continually monitors the progress of the Students with their online classes to ensure all Students have the maximum opportunity to progress through the course in a manner expected by both the College and its Students. Each week the Student is contacted via email by their person e-tutor. Weekly updates and guidance on their course program is provided by their e-Tutor.

Online learning materials and assessment

The learning materials for online courses provided are the College’s proprietary workbooks. The assessment of online components of the course is through online exams and assignments. Students must pass all assessments with 65% within a subject to pass the subject. The assessment tools for online courses are hosted on the E-Campus under the Students personal login profile.

Students log into the E-Campus and download their course content. With the guidance of their e-tutor they will be allocated their weekly online assessment tasks through their Student E-Campus profile.

Online delivery platform

The use of the E-Campus has enabled the College to deliver all of its subjects online allowing Students to access their content 24/7.

Refund and Compensation Policy

The Student has 14 days "Cooling off period" in which to request a refund.

The right to cancel will be lost during the cancellation period if the service is provided in full before the 14 days elapses. Unfortunately no refund will be issued should the e-certificate or diploma be already emailed or posted to the Student.

If the Student cancels after provision of the course has begun but is not yet complete, the Student will still be required to pay for the course provided up until the point at which the Student informs the College that they wish to cancel.  The amount due shall be calculated in proportion to the full price of the course and the actual course already provided.  Any sums that have already been paid for the course shall be refunded subject to deductions calculated in accordance with the foregoing.  Refunds, where applicable, will be issued within in any event no later than 14 calendar days after the Student informs the College that they wish to cancel. 

For example, if you buy an online course and then change your mind within the 14-day time period, you should be refunded a proportionate sum but could be charged for any admin or materials costs and the amount of Tutoring time you used.

Exceptional circumstances

There may be special circumstances in which the College will consider reimbursing fees paid once the 14-day cooling off period has passed. Any such case will be considered on its own merit and any decision taken will be at the discretion of the College. Details and any supporting evidence should be provided through to the Students e-Tutor.

How refunds are applied

If Fees were paid by Debit or Credit Card, the refund will only be made to the person (including an individual or an organisation) who made the original payment. Where the College is unable to make the refund to the Debit or Credit Card concerned, an alternative method agreeable to the Student will be used. This may require provision of further information by the Student. The College is not liable for any variance due to foreign exchange rate fluctuations. 

Complaints

If a Student is dissatisfied with the application of this policy, the complaint will be elevated to the Course Director for further review and consideration.

Agreement

The Student agrees that any failure on his/her part to complete their studies for any reason whatsoever, shall not reduce the liability for the full tuition fees.

The Student agrees to be bound by the Colleges price list as indicated on the course fees page. The Student agrees that should he/she choose to pay in installments and any installment is not paid by the due date, the full balance of fees shall become payable and the College shall have the right to suspend the Student or place the Students course on hold.

The Student agrees that no certificates / diplomas will be issued until the course fees are paid in full.

In the event of any payment due, being more than thirty (30) days overdue, the College reserves the right to cancel the agreement and retain all fees paid on account.

Any consensual cancellation alleged by the student shall be of no force or effect unless agreed in writing by the College.

ShippingCollege is not bound by any warranty, representation, promise, term or condition not stipulated herein, express or implied.

Restrictions on the Use of the Materials in Our Web Site

The ShippingCollege Web site and all of its content are copyrighted materials, protected by copyright laws. The compilation of content on our Web site is the exclusive property of ShippingCollege and may not be used for any purpose other than browsing and using the services and information provided for your own private use. Additionally, ShippingCollege name and logo are trademarks and/or service marks of ShippingCollege and may not be used by any other party.

You agree not to copy, reproduce, or modify any portion of shippingcollege.com. This restriction includes copying, reproducing, or modifying any names, trademarks and logos which we own or have the right to use.

Material can be downloaded onto one computer for personal, non-commercial use only, provided copyright, trademark, or other proprietary notices are not changed or deleted. Any modification of the materials on our Web site or use of them for any other purpose will violate our intellectual property rights (and probably the intellectual property rights of some other parties).

Everything you download — the software, plus all files, all images incorporated in or generated by the software, and all data accompanying it — remains our property. That means that we retain full and complete title to the software and to all of the associated intellectual property rights. You cannot redistribute or sell the material — or reverse-engineer, disassemble, or otherwise convert it to any other form.

In the event that we provide access to other Web sites from our Web site, we do not endorse or approve any products or information offered at such sites.

Materials Submitted to Us

We welcome any comments you may have regarding our services. Any comments you submit to us through our site, such as remarks, suggestions, ideas, graphics, or other information becomes and remains our exclusive property, even if this agreement is later terminated. This means that we do not have to treat any such submission (including, but not limited to, product or advertising ideas) as confidential. We will not pay you or anyone else for any information that you provide which is used by us.

Additionally, you acknowledge that you have full responsibility for any submission you make, including its legality, reliability, appropriateness, originality, and copyright.

Online Conduct

Any conduct by you that in our sole discretion restricts or inhibits any other user from using or enjoying our Web site will not be permitted. You agree to use our Web site only for lawful purposes. You are prohibited from posting on or transmitting through our Web site any unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, sexually explicit, profane, hateful, racially, ethnically, or otherwise objectionable material of any kind, including but not limited to any material that encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, national, or international law.

Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability

THE SHIPPINGCOLLEGE WEB SITE CONTENT IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS AND WITHOUT REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE OPERATION OF THE SITE, THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS OR PRODUCTS INCLUDED ON THIS SITE. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, SHIPPINGCOLLEGE DISCLAIMS ALL REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES WITH RESPECT TO THIS WEB SITE OR ITS CONTENTS, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES OF TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

SHIPPINGCOLLEGE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR INJURY, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT ACCOMPANY OR RESULT FROM YOUR USE OF OUR WEB SITE. THESE INCLUDE (BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO) DAMAGES OR INJURY CAUSED BY ANY USE OF (OR INABILITY TO USE) THE WEB SITE OR ANY SITE TO WHICH YOU HYPERLINK FROM OUR WEB SITE, FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, ERROR, OMISSION, INACCURACY, INTERRUPTION, DEFECT, DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, COMPUTER VIRUS, OR LINE FAILURE.

FURTHERMORE, WE ARE NOT LIABLE EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN NEGLIGENT OR IF OUR AUTHORISED REPRESENTATIVE HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

EXCEPTION: IN CERTAIN STATES THE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW US TO LIMIT OR EXCLUDE LIABILITY FOR THESE "INCIDENTAL" OR "CONSEQUENTIAL" DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY.

THIS WEB SITE MAY CONTAIN TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS OR INACCURACIES AND MAY NOT BE COMPLETE OR CURRENT. SHIPPING COLLEGE THEREFORE RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CORRECT ANY ERRORS, INACCURACIES OR OMISSIONS (INCLUDING AFTER AN ORDER HAS BEEN SUBMITTED) AND TO CHANGE OR UPDATE INFORMATION AT ANY TIME WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE. WE APOLOGISE FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE.

Jurisdiction

Unless otherwise specified, the materials in our site are presented to provide information about ShippingCollege, its products offered for sale and to provide related services and information to visitors.

ShippingCollege controls and operates its Web site from London, United Kingdom. We in no way imply that the materials on our Web site are appropriate or available for use outside of the UK. If you use our Web site from locations outside of the UK, you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws.