TERMS AND CONDITIONS
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1 About our Terms
1.1 These Terms explain how you may use this website (the Microsite) which is provided by us free of charge.
1.2 References in these Terms to the Microsite includes: www.lsbf-executive-education.org.uk and all associated web pages, but not to www.lsbf.org.uk to which separate terms apply.
1.3 You should read these Terms carefully before using the Microsite.
1.4 By accessing or using the Microsite or otherwise indicating your consent, you agree to be bound by these Terms and the documents referred to in them.
1.5 If you do not agree with or accept any of these Terms, you should stop using the Microsite immediately.
1.6 If you have any questions about the Microsite, please contact us by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Content means any text, images, video, audio or other multimedia content, software or other information or material submitted to or on the Microsite;
Terms means these terms and conditions of use as updated from time to time under clause 10;
Unwanted Submission has the meaning given to it in clause 4.1;
Application Form Terms and Conditions means the terms and conditions, which will apply to you applying to study with us;
Microsite has the meaning given to it in clause 1.1;
We, us or our means LSBF, company registration number 04977611, the registered office of which is at Sceptre Court, 40 Tower Hill, London, EC3N 4DX, and
You or your means the person accessing or using the Microsite or its Content.
2 Using the Microsite
2.1 The Microsite is for your personal and non-commercial use only, unless You are an agency recruiting students, based either in UK or worldwide.
2.2 You agree that you are solely responsible for:
2.2.1 all costs and expenses you may incur in relation to your use of the Microsite; and
2.2.2 keeping your password and other account details confidential (this will be applicable in the event that you make an application).
2.3 The Microsite is open to everyone interested in LSBF Executive Education courses. If you choose to access the Microsite from locations outside the UK, you are responsible for compliance with local laws where they are applicable.
2.4 We seek to make the Microsite as accessible as possible. If you have any difficulties using the Microsite, please contact us at email@example.com. and/or use the website accessibility tools available at www.lsbf-executive-education.org.uk/accessibility.
2.5 We may prevent or suspend your access to the Microsite if you do not comply with any part of these Terms, any terms or policies to which they refer or any applicable law.
3 Ownership, use and intellectual property rights
3.1 This Microsite and all intellectual property rights in it including but not limited to any Content are owned by us, our licensors or both (as applicable). Intellectual property rights means rights such as: copyright, trade marks, domain names, design rights, database rights, patents and all other intellectual property rights of any kind whether or not they are registered or unregistered (anywhere in the world). We and our licensors reserve all of our and their rights in any intellectual property in connection with these Terms. This means, for example, that we and they remain owners of them and free to use them as we and they see fit.
3.2 Nothing in these Terms grants you any legal rights in the Microsite other than as necessary to enable you to access the Microsite. You agree not to adjust, to try to circumvent, or delete any notices contained on the Microsite (including any intellectual property notices) and in particular in any digital rights or other security technology embedded or contained within the Microsite.
3.3 Trade marks: London School of Business and Finance, LSBF, Global University Systems, British Accreditation Council, BAC, the CPD Certification Service and their associated logos are trade marks of their respective owners. Other trade marks and trade names may also be used on this Microsite. The use of any trade marks on the Microsite is strictly prohibited unless you have the prior written permission of the relevant licensor.
4 Submitting information to the Microsite
4.1 While we try to make sure that the Microsite is secure, we cannot guarantee the security of any information that you supply to us and therefore we cannot guarantee that it will be kept confidential. For that reason, you should not let us have any patentable ideas or patent applications, advertising or marketing suggestions, prototypes, or any other information that you regard as confidential, commercially sensitive or valuable (Unwanted Submissions). While we value your feedback, you agree not to submit any Unwanted Submissions.
4.2 We may use any Unwanted Submissions as we see reasonably fit on a free-of-charge basis (bear in mind that we have no way of knowing whether such information is confidential, commercially sensitive or valuable because we do not monitor the Microsite to check for these matters). Therefore, we will not be legally responsible for keeping any Unwanted Submissions confidential nor will we be legally responsible to you or anybody else for any use of such Unwanted Submissions.
5 Accuracy of information and availability of the Microsite
5.1 While we try to make sure that the Microsite is accurate, up-to-date and free from bugs, we cannot promise that it will be. Furthermore, we cannot promise that the Microsite will be fit or suitable for any purpose. Any reliance that you may place on the information on this Microsite is at your own risk.
5.2 We may suspend or terminate operation of the Microsite at any time as we see fit.
5.3 Content is provided for your general information purposes only and to inform you about us and our courses and news, features, services and other websites that may be of interest. It does not constitute technical, financial or legal advice or any other type of advice and should not be relied on for any purposes.
5.4 While we try to make sure that the Microsite is available for your use, we do not promise that the Microsite is available at all times nor do we promise the uninterrupted use by you of the Microsite.
5.5 Please note that where references are made to accreditation by the British Accreditation Council (BAC), these relate to accreditation of the institution, LSBF Executive Education. Furthermore, all courses offered at LSBF Executive Education are accredited by CPD.
6 Hyperlinks and third party Microsites
The Microsite may contain hyperlinks or references to third party websites other than the Microsite. Any such hyperlinks or references are provided for your convenience only. We have no control over third party websites and accept no legal responsibility for any content, material or information contained in them. The display of any hyperlink and reference to any third party website does not mean that we endorse that third party's website, products or services. Your use of a third party Website or Microsite may be governed by the terms and conditions of that third party Website or Microsite.
7 Limitation on our liability
7.1 We do not exclude or limit in any way our liability to you where it would be unlawful to do so. This includes liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence or the negligence of our employees, agents or subcontractors and for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation.
7.2 Different limitations and exclusions of liability will apply to liability arising as a result of the supply of any products or services to you, which will be set out in our Application Form Terms and Conditions.
7.3 If you are a consumer user: Please note that we only provide our site for domestic and private use. You agree not to use our site for any commercial or business purposes, and we have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity.
7.4 If you are a business user: We exclude all implied conditions, warranties, representations or other terms that may apply to our site or any content on it. We will not be liable to you for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with: use of, or inability to use, our site; or use of or reliance on any content displayed on our site. In particular, we will not be liable for: loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue; business interruption; loss of anticipated savings; loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; or any indirect or consequential loss or damage.
8 Events beyond our control
We shall have no liability to you for any breach of these Terms caused by any event or circumstance beyond our reasonable control including, but not limited to, strikes, lock-outs or other industrial disputes; breakdown of systems or network access; or flood, fire, explosion or accident.
9 Rights of third parties
No one other than a party to these Terms has any right to enforce any of these Terms.
These Terms are dated 25 September 2017. No changes to these Terms are valid or have any effect unless agreed by us in writing. We reserve the right to vary these Terms from time to time. Our updated terms will be displayed on the Microsite and by continuing to use and access the Microsite following such changes, you agree to be bound by any variation made by us. It is your responsibility to check these Terms from time to time to verify such variations.
11.1 We will try to resolve any disputes with you quickly and efficiently.
11.2 If you are unhappy with us please contact us as soon as possible.
These Terms and Conditions together with the LSBF General Terms and Conditions set out the basis on which We shall provide the Programme. Nothing in this Contract relates to any accommodation, travel or any social activities which You might arrange with Us in relation to the Programme; any such accommodation, travel or social activities will be subject to separate terms and conditions.
In these Terms and Conditions:
“Business Day” means a day on which banks are open for general business in London (other than a Saturday or Sunday);
“Commencement Date” date You sign the declaration in these Terms and Conditions;
“Contract” means the contract (of which these terms and conditions form part) made between Us and You in relation to Your place on the Programme;
“Deferral” means postponing Programme Start Date
“Intake” means any one of three terms of entry being either spring, summer or autumn;
“You, Your, Yourself” means the individual who has applied to participate on the Programme and We have agreed to admit on the Programme;
“the Programme” means the Programme at LSBF which the You are to attend;
“Programme Start Date” means the date Programme course commences;
“We, Us, Our” means London School of Business & Finance (UK) LIMITED incorporated and registered in England and Wales with Company Number (04977611) whose main office and address for service of legal documents is UK is Sceptre Court, 40 Tower Hill, London, EC3N 4DX.
“Transfer” means changing Programme.
1. Course Fees
1.1 You will be required to pay Us a fee in order to take up the place on the Programme (Programme Fee). You must pay the Programme Fee within fourteen (14) days of date of the letter We send to You confirming an offer of a place on the Programme (Confirmed Offer Letter).
1.2 You may be required to pay a non-refundable deposit in order to reserve a place on the Programme. Deposits will only be returned in certain cases where visa has been refused (see Refunds section of LSBF General Terms and Conditions).
1.3 You may agree in accordance with the Flexible Payment Plan Terms and Conditions (see LSBF Terms and conditions webpage) hthttp://www.lsbf.org.uk/terms-and-conditions.htmll to pay the Programme Fee in installments. There is an administration fee payable of £50 per installment.
1.4 We may suspend and/or dismiss You at any time if You fail to pay any sum owing to Us under these Terms and Conditions or in connection with the Programme by due date for payment.
1.5 We will send You an Invoice for the Programme Fee. Details of how and when to pay the Programme Fee will be provided in the Invoice.
1.6 Late payments are subject to interest charges at 4% per annum above the base rate for the time being of National Westminster Bank Plc on the amount from time to time outstanding from the due date up to the date of actual payment (Default Rate). Interest shall be compounded quarterly. Any interest payable by You shall be payable within five (5) Business Days after Our written demand.
1.7 We reserve the right to change the Programme Fee at any time. The Programme Fee is published on Our website. The date on which the revised Programme Fee applies is the date of publication. If You have paid the Programme Fee prior to date of publication of the revised Programme Fee You will not be liable for any shortfall.
2. Attendance and Registration
2.1 You are expected to attend 100% of Your classes provided on the Programme and must provide documentary evidence to excuse any absences due to ill health or personal circumstances.
2.2 If Your attendance is less than 80% of Your classes You may fail the course and/or be expelled from the Programme.
2.3 All Programmes must be completed within a year of the Programme Start Date.
2.4 You will not be entitled to any refund if You do not adhere to the attendance requirements.
2.5 Registration on the Programme constitutes registration as a student with the London School of Business and Finance. You agree to be bound by LSBF’s Delegate Code of Conduct and Terms and Conditions (as set out on the LSBF website).
3. Transfers and Deferrals
3.1 You may transfer Your place on a Programme or transfer onto another Executive Education course (Transfer), subject to submitting an application form in writing to Us (including if required, an Extenuating Circumstances Form), and subject to Our prior approval for the request to Transfer.
3.2 You may apply to Defer Your place on a Programme in accordance with the terms set out in the LSBF General Terms and Conditions.
3.3 You will be required to pay an administration fee to Transfer or Defer.
3.4 You may only apply to Transfer for entry into the immediately following Intake provided that the request is for an Intake within the same calendar year i.e. it is not permitted to Transfer from Autumn intake to Spring.
3.5 You must make an application for Deferrals or Transfer in writing no later than two (2) weeks after the start date of the Programme.
3.6 Late applications for Deferral or Transfer will be considered where special circumstances apply. You must submit the Extenuating Circumstances Form together with supporting evidence which can be requested by Our Executive Education Administration.
3.7 Determining whether or not Your circumstances are extenuating and or exceptional is at Our sole discretion.
3.8 All Transfer and Defferal decisions are at Our sole and absolute discretion.
4.1 You may cancel the Contract in accordance with LSBF General Terms and Conditions as published on Our website.
4.2 There will be no refund of the Programme Fee if You withdraw from the Progamme at any stage after the Programme Start Date. If You withdraw from the Programme either without Our prior consent or after the Programme Start Date, We reserve the right to pursue You for any outstanding fees in relation to the Programme Fee.
4.3 We may cancel the Contract at any time if:
a. You fail to pay any sum owing to Us under these Terms and Conditions;
b. You do not adhere to these Terms and Conditions;
c. You supply Us with incorrect, fraudulent or misleading information;
d. You behave in a manner that in Our opinion is prejudicial to Our interests or reputation; or
e. the Programme is cancelled.
4.4 We may cancel the Contract at our discretion for any reason by giving You notice in writing 30 days prior to the Programme Start Date.
4.5 We accept no liability for any costs or losses incurred by You through cancellation of the Contract.
4.6 If either You or We cancel the Contract We shall require You to stop studying on the Programme, leave the premises immediately and return any property including Security Passes that belong to Us.
5. Amendments to the Programme
5.1 We will make all reasonable efforts to deliver the Programme as described in the brochure and on Our website. We must manage Our resources efficiently and shall be entitled to alter published programmes, course dates, location, timetables, number of classes tutors, course specifications, the content of lectures and/or study materials and method of delivery of the Programme.
5.2 We may make reasonable variations to the content and syllabus of the Programme. The availability of Programmes is subject to student demand.
5.3 We will make available to You such learning support, IT and other facilities We consider appropriate but do not guarantee availability of the resources and other added-value services due to reasons beyond Our control, including technical faults and limitations.
6.1 You should only apply for a “Short Study Visa”. All queries relating to the application should be directed to the local British embassy.
6.2 You shall comply with all United Kingdom entry and visa requirements.
6.3 You shall adhere and abide by any stipulated attendance and/or immigration regulations.
6.4 You must familiarise Yourself with UK Visas and Immigration regulations and at all times abide by the conditions of Your visa.
6.5 You must inform Us immediately of any change to Your immigration status.
6.6 We reserve the right to disclose Your details, including academic progress and attendance rates to the Home Office.
6.7 We provide educational services and are NOT immigration advisers. We are not regulated to offer any immigration advice. If you require immigration advice, you should seek independent legal advice as We cannot and do not offer any immigration advice.
6.8 You are solely and entirely responsible for the validity and accuracy of Your visa application including ensuring that You meet the relevant Immigration Authority requirements.
6.9 We have no responsibility for any visa refusal including but not limited to the You failing to provide the necessary documents, failing to demonstrate adequate financial support, submitting an incomplete application, false representations being made, or forgery of documents.
7. Refund Policy (Visa Refusal Cases Only)
7.1 If Your Visa application is late or refused and Your enrolment has already been processed, You shall not be entitled to a refund.
7.2 You agree that You have read and further agree to be bound by Our General Refund Policy (the terms of which may be found on the website: http://www.lsbf.org.uk/terms-and-conditions). Note that Our General Refund Policy provides that You will not be entitled to a refund unless You submit Your application for a refund at least 15 days prior to the Commencement Date.
7.3 If Your visa application has been refused and You are eligible for a refund in accordance with Our General Refund Policy then the fees paid will be refunded less the administration charge of £150 (plus any courier and transfer charges) on production of the following documents:
a. copy of the Visa Refusal Letter;
b. copy of the Your passport showing both a photograph and signature; and
c. where the payee was someone other than You, an original authority letter from You authorising the repayment to the original payee.
7.4 If You do not comply with the refund procedure, You will NOT be eligible for a refund save in exceptional circumstances which shall be at Our sole discretion.
8. Your Responsibilities
8.1 You shall conduct Yourself, at all times, in accordance with Delegate Code of Conduct (details of which are available on Our website) and in particular behave with honesty and integrity and show courtesy, consideration and respect for others.
8.2 You shall ensure all documents and information You provide to Us are true, authentic and correct.
8.3 You shall attend all classes, lectures, tutorials, examinations and other activities which form part of the Programme (subject to absence for medical or other prior agreed reasons).
8.4 You shall contact Our staff as soon as possible if You are unable to attend the Programme classes.
8.5 You shall abide by Our terms and conditions or rules and regulations relating to the Programme as notified to You in any of our policies and procedures or otherwise and as amended from time to time.
8.6 You shall comply with any UK Visa requirements including ensuring sufficient time for visa applications to avoid being subject to Transfer, Defferal and/or Us having to cancel the contract with You.
8.7 You shall fully acknowledge the use of material referred to or copied from other sources.
8.8 You shall not make any un-authorised visual and/or audio recordings of lecture and other learning and teaching activities. We may destroy any such recordings.
8.9 You shall have a satisfactory level of written and spoken English language as required in Our entry requirements. If Your level is later found not to be at the required level, We may require You to complete a written and oral assessment.
9.1 To the extent permitted by law, We do not accept any responsibility and expressly exclude liability for any loss or damage to You or Your property that occurs while You are on the Programme.
9.2 The Contract (including non-contractual disputes or claims) is governed by English law and the parties submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.
9.3 This Contract together with London School of Business and Finance General Terms and Conditions, [Flexible Payment Plan Terms and Conditions, Delegate Code of Conduct] constitute the entire agreement between the parties and supersedes and extinguishes all previous agreements, promises, assurances, warranties, representations and understandings between them, whether written or oral, relating to its subject matter.
9.4 The Contract (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 shall not apply to the Contract.
9.5 If any provision of this Contract is or becomes invalid, illegal or unenforceable, it shall be deemed modified to the minimum extent necessary to make it valid, legal and enforceable.
9.6 You acknowledge that We are registered as a data controller under the Data Protection Act 1998 and agree that personal data about You (“Personal Data”) may be processed by Us.
9.7 LSBF Terms and Conditions are subject to change. We communicate changes through updates to our websites. It is advisable to regularly check for updates