Website Terms and Condition
EIT Digital Education Foundation maintains this website to enhance public access to information about its activities. The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only. Our goal is to keep this information timely and accurate and while we endeavour to keep the information up to date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, expressed or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information. If errors are brought to our attention, we will try to correct them.
It is our goal to minimize disruption caused by technical errors. However some data or information on our site may have been created or structured in files or formats that are not error-free and we cannot guarantee that our service will not be interrupted or otherwise affected by such problems. EIT Digital accepts no responsibility with regard to such problems incurred as a result of using this site or any linked external sites.
Through this website you are able to link to other websites which are not under the control of EIT Digital Education Foundation. EIT Digital Education Foundation does not have any control on of the nature, content and availability of those sites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.
In general EIT Digital Education Foundation accepts no responsibility or liability whatsoever with regard to the this website and the material provided on this website.
The copyright of all material, provided on this Site is held by EIT Digital Education Foundation or by the original creator of the material.
Reproduction of the material is authorised, provided the source is acknowledged, save where otherwise stated.
However prior permission must be obtained for the reproduction or use of textual and multimedia information (sound, images, software, etc.), such permission shall cancel the above-mentioned general permission and shall clearly indicate any restrictions on use.
For any query or complaint, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
[3. This Site may enable visitors to post their reviews, remarks, comments and other content. You may post such content so long as it 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 product or other content. We reserve the right (but not the obligation) to remove or edit such content, although we do not regularly review posted content. If you post any such content, you grant us and our affiliates a non-exclusive, 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 also grant us and our affiliates the right to use the name that you submit with any such content. You represent and warrant that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to any content that you post and that our use of your content will not infringe upon or violate the rights of any third party. We do not want to receive confidential or proprietary information from you through this Site or otherwise. Please note that any information or material you submit over this Site or in any other manner will not be deemed to be confidential. By sending us any information or material, you grant us and our affiliates an unrestricted, irrevocable license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute and display such information or material. ]
4. Some of the links on this Site will let you leave our Site. The linked sites are not under our control and we are not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any link contained as a linked site or any changes or updates to such sites. We provide these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply our endorsement of the site.
5. EIT Digital Education Foundation WILL IN NO EVENT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY THIRD PARTY CLAIM OR FOR ANY CONSEQUENTIAL, DIRECT, INCIDENTAL OR SPECIAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY LOST PROFITS OR LOST SAVINGS, REGARDLESS OF THE FORM OF ACTION WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), STRICT PRODUCT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF IT WAS FORSEEABLE OR THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES WAS BROUGHT TO OUR ATTENTION.
6. You agree to indemnify, defend and hold us and our licensors harmless, as well as our and their affiliates and employees, from all third party claims, liability, damages and costs arising from your unauthorized or improper use of the Site or the materials on this Site.
9. Contact Information:
EIT Digital Education Foundation
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10. Refund policy
The EIT Digital Education Foundation has installed an quality control system for all courses delivered by the professional school. In case additional information is required, for handling complaints or applying for refunds you should contact: http://www.professionalschool.eitdigital.eu/contact-us/
Our cancelation policy covers:
cancelations for online courses: no refunds
cancelations for blended courses:
up to 2 weeks before the final registration date will be refunded @ 100%
up to 1 month prior to date of the face-to-face sessions will be refunded @50%
cancelations less then 1 month prior to date of the face-to-face sessions will NOT be refunded
Cancellation for on-site courses:
- Cancellation made by purchasers of Course up to one month prior to start date of the on-site course will be refunded @100% cancelations less than one month prior to date of the on-site course will NOT be refunded
- Cancellation by EIT Digital Education Foundation EIT Digital Education Foundation reserves the right to cancel a Course by giving you notice in writing in accordance, two weeks prior to the Course start date.
If we cancel a Course at any time before the course start date, you will be eligible for a full refund of the course fee. We may also offer you a change of dates for the Course or a transfer to another course as an alternative, subject to payment or refund of any difference in purchase price.
Notwithstanding the above mentioned, please note that if we decide to cancel a Course, no travel and/or accommodation expenses in which you might have incurred will be refunded, provided that EIT Digital Education Foundation has complied with the two weeks cancellation notice obligation stated in the first paragraph of the current section.
You are strongly advised to take out insurance against cancellation if your travel and/or accommodation costs are likely to be substantial.
It is generally possible to use our website without providing personal data. When our site does collect personal data (e.g. name, address, or e-mail address), it is on a voluntary basis whenever possible. This data will not be passed on to third parties without your express permission.
We must point out that data transmission via the Internet (e.g. communication via e-mail) can have security loopholes. It is impossible to completely protect data from third-party access.
We hereby expressly prohibit third parties from using the contact data posted in the legal notice on this website (as required by the German Telemedia Act) for the purpose of sending advertising or informational materials that have not been specifically requested. The operators of this website reserve the right to take legal action against these third parties should the operators receive advertising that they did not request (e.g. via spam e-mails).
Data Privacy Statement for the Use of Google Analytics
This website utilizes Google Analytics, a web analysis service from Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics makes use of what are known as "cookies:" text files that are saved on your computer and make it possible to analyze website usage statistics through your use. The information generated about your use of the website by the cookie is generally transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. If IP anonymization is activated on this website and you are located within a member state of the European Union or another country that is a signatory to the agreement regarding the European Economic Area, however, your IP address will be abbreviated before being transmitted to the USA. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address first be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and then abbreviated. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate the use of the website, to generate reports regarding website activities, and to provide additional services associated with use of the website and the Internet to the website operator. The IP address that your browser transmits in the context of Google Analytics will not be amalgamated with other Google data.
You can prevent cookies from being saved on your computer by altering the appropriate settings in your browser. However, we must inform you that in this case, you will not be able to use the complete range of functions that this website offers. Moreover, you can prevent the data regarding your use of the website generated by the cookie – which includes your IP address – from being recorded or processed by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link: tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.
Data Privacy Statement for the Use of Google +1
Acquisition and disclosure of information: The Google +1 button can be used to publish information around the world. The Google +1 button provides you and other users with personalized content from Google and our partners. Google stores both the information that you provided to the content you +1’d, as well as information about the page that you +1’d. Your +1 may be displayed in connection with your profile name and photo on Google services – such as Google search results or your Google profile – or in other locations on websites or ads on the Internet. Google records information about your +1 activity in order to improve Google services for you and others. In order to use the Google +1 button, you will need an internationally visible, public Google profile that must contain a name, even if it is only a name that was specifically chosen for that profile. This name will be used across all Google services. In some cases, this name can replace another name that you previously used to share content via your Google account. Your Google profile identity can be displayed for users who know your e-mail address or who have other information that could be used to identify you. Usage of the data collected: In addition to the uses mentioned above, the information that you provide will be used in accordance with applicable Google data privacy regulations. Google may publish aggregated statistics about users’ +1 activity, and/or it may pass this information on to users and partners such as publishers, advertisers, or associated websites.
Data Privacy Statement for the Use of Twitter
Functions of the online service Twitter are integrated in our website. These functions are provided by Twitter Inc.: Twitter, Inc. 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. When you use Twitter and the “re-tweet” function, the websites you visit will be linked with your Twitter account and made public for other users. Data is also transmitted to Twitter during the process.
We would like to clarify that Twitter does not inform us, the operators of this website, of the content of the data transmitted or how Twitter uses said data. You can find further information on this subject in Twitter’s data privacy statement at twitter.com/privacy.
You can change your Twitter data privacy settings under your account settings at twitter.com/account/settings.
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COURSE TERMS AND CONDITIONS EIT DIGITAL EDUCATION FOUNDATION
"Blended Course" shall mean courses in which a student learns at least in part through delivery of content and instruction via digital and online media with some element of student control over time, place, path or pace. The other part of the course may be organized in the form of a workshop, a laboratory exercise or a classroom session, which will be held at the co-locations centers of EIT Digital
"Buyer" shall mean the purchaser of the Course.
"Course" shall mean private online courses, by top institutions an industry leaders in digital technology and entrepreneurship as blended learning courses which are purchased by Buyer. Blended Courses and Online Courses shall be collectively referred to as "Courses".
“EIT Digital” shall mean the international non-profit association under Belgian law, EIT Digital, with registered office at Aarlenstraat 22, 1050 Brussels, Belgium.
"Fee" shall mean the fee payable for the Course excluding any VAT payable, and any additional charges, such as but not limited to billing costs.
"Final Registration Date" shall mean the final date on which Buyer can subscribe for a Blended Course.
"Foundation" shall mean EIT Digital Education Foundation, with registered office at Aarlenstraat 22, 1050 Brussels, Belgium.
“KIC Partner” shall mean collectively EIT Digital, the members of EIT Digital, the nodes legal entities of EIT Digital, the EIT Digital associate partners and the EIT Digital affiliate partners, linked third parties to the members and the EIT Digital associate partner and affiliate partners.
"Online Course" shall mean courses in which a student learns through delivery of content and instruction via digital and online media with some element of student control over time, place, path or pace.
"Price" shall mean the total amount paid for purchasing Courses, including the Fee, VAT, and any other additional charges regarding the purchase of the Course.
"Website" shall mean www.eitdigitalx.eu;
2. Ordering Procedure
2.1. In order to purchase a Course via the Website, Buyer must register for an online account via the Website. If Buyer already has an online account, Buyer can log onto his account using the user name and password that Buyer was provided with when Buyer registered.
2.2. When purchasing a Course via the Website, Buyer can change his order at any time up to the point at which you click the “Pay Now” button to amend the details submitted and/or by using the “Remove” option to remove an item from the purchase basket.
2.3 When Buyer places an order for a Course, Buyer is offering to purchase that Course under these Terms. The Foundation reserves the right to decline or cancel the order, in whole or in part at any time.
2.4 Following receipt by the Foundation of Buyer's purchase order for a Course via the Website, Buyer will receive a confirmation that Buyer's purchase order has been received by the Foundation. Buyer's purchase order will be subject to acceptance by the Foundation of the purchase offer to purchase in accordance with clause 2.5 of these Terms.
2.5 A legally binding agreement shall not come into existence until the Foundation has accepted the offer to purchase a Course by:
(i) sending Buyer a separate order acceptance confirmation and/or invoice, and
(ii) receiving payment for the Course in cleared funds in accordance with clause 3.7 of these Terms.
2.6 In the event the purchase order consists of multiple Courses, each individual Course will be treated by the Foundation as a separate offer to purchase. Acceptance of the offer to purchase one or more of the Courses will not be an acceptance by the Foundation of the offer to purchase any other Courses which make up Buyer's order.
3. Payment Terms
3.1 The Fee for any Course at any given time will be displayed on the Website. Fees are quoted in euro, exclusive of VAT and any additional charges.
3.2 If Buyer purchases a Course on the Website:
3.2.1 the Fee, VAT and any additional charges payable in relation to delivery of the Course, will be shown prior to completion of the online purchase transaction; and
3.2.2 the Foundation appeals to a third party payment service provider, who shall be responsible for the payment transactions.
3.3 Payment in respect of the relevant Course is immediately due and shall be made online by Buyer upon completion of the purchase order.
3.4 In the event that due to a technical error, the amount of the Fee displayed on the Website is incorrect, the Foundation will notify Buyer as soon as it reasonably can. If the correct amount of the Fee is higher than the amount displayed on the Website, the Foundation will contact Buyer to notify Buyer of the correct Fee, so Buyer can decide whether or not it wishes to continue with the order of the Course at the increased Fee.
3.5 Pursuant to clause 3.4 if Buyer decides it wants to cancel the order, the Foundation will give Buyer a full refund in respect of any amount Buyer has already paid in accordance with clause 4 under these Terms. If the correct Fee is lower, the Foundation will refund Buyer the difference only between the amount which Buyer has paid and the correct Fee payable.
3.6 The Online Courses shall be available for Buyer upon payment of the full Price in respect the relevant Course. Blended Courses shall be available as indicated on the Website.
3.7 A digital invoice shall be made available for Buyer on his personal page, upon confirmation of the purchase order by the Foundation.
4. Cancellation rights
4.1 Blended Courses
4.1.1 Buyer could cancel the purchase of a Blended Course. Upon cancellation, Buyer shall be entitled to a refund in accordance with the following provisions:
126.96.36.199 Buyer shall be entitled to a refund amounting to 100% of the Prices paid in respect of the relevant Blended Course, provided that Buyer has canceled the relevant Blended course through a written notice received by the Foundation no later than 2 weeks prior to the Final Registration Date.
188.8.131.52 Buyer shall be entitled to a refund amounting to 50% of the Prices paid in respect of the relevant Blended Course, provided that Buyer has canceled the relevant Blended Course through a written notice received by the Foundation no later than 1 week prior to the Final Registration Date.
4.1.2 In any other case, Buyer shall not be entitled to any refund.
4.1.3 Notwithstanding the foregoing, an individual participant, who has subscribed a Blended Course via the purchase on the Website, could be replaced by another person, provided that the Foundation has been notified of such replacement through a written notice received by the Foundation no later than 2 weeks prior to the start of the relevant Blended Course. For the avoidance of doubt, in such a case, Buyer shall not be entitled to any refund.
4.2 Online Courses
Buyer cannot cancel the purchase of Online Courses. For the avoidance of doubt, in case Buyer would cancel the purchase of an Online Course, it shall not be entitled to any refund the payment made regarding the cancelled Online Course.
4.3 All written notices under this clause 4 shall be communicated by Buyer at http://www.professionalschool.eitdigital.eu/contact-us/
5. Course content / access terms / quality control
5.1 The description of the Courses, including details of the contents of available Courses, are available on the Website.
5.2 The Foundation has established a quality control system in order to ensure that Courses available on the Website for purchasing are of a sufficient quality.
5.3 Except as set out otherwise in the description of the Course on the Website, no additional materials and/or tuition will be provided by the Foundation.
5.4 In relation to Online Courses the following points apply:
5.4.1 Upon payment by Buyer and upon receipt of a confirmation, Buyer shall have access to the Online Course purchased within 2 working days. The access is granted to Buyer for an undefined period of time.
5.4.2 The access to the Online Course is granted to Buyer only for its internal use. Buyer may not transfer its rights to access the Online Course or provide an Online Course to any other third party.
5.4.3 Buyer may incur charges to its internet service provider while accessing and/or downloading the Courses. Charges may also be payable to third parties for use of the software necessary to access and/or download the Courses. Buyer is responsible to pay these charges.
6. System Requirements
Buyer is responsible for all hard- en software required to download the Courses, including its compatibility with minimum specification requirements related to the Course purchased. Buyer acknowledges and accepts that the Foundation cannot be held responsible for any technical problems it encounters following the purchase of a Course due to the system used by Buyer.
7. Modifications to content of existing Courses or technology enhancements / removal of Courses
7.1 The Foundation is allowed to make modifications, enhancements or issue clarifications to the Courses.
7.2. The Foundation is allowed to remove Courses from its Website, upon expiry of a reasonable term. Buyer shall not have access anymore to Courses, purchased by Buyer and removed by the Foundation. However, the Foundation shall , within a reasonable term prior to the removal of the Course, notify Buyer who has purchased the Course, of such removal. Buyer shall not be entitled to any compensation due to the removal of a Course.
Purchase of a current Course does not grant Buyer access to future revised Courses as part of the original purchase.
9. Technical Support and Access
9.1 The Foundation will provide technical support via the helpdesk of the Foundation to Buyers who have purchased a Course in respect of the Course purchased in accordance with the provisions referred to below.
9.2 Buyer could report a technical fault to the Foundation, and the Foundation will use reasonable endeavours to provide a solution but the Foundation does not guarantee that the technical support provided will resolve the technical problems. If Buyer receives technical advice from the Foundation, then the Foundation will not accept any responsibility for any problem if Buyer does not ensure that such advice is strictly followed.
9.3 Buyer accepts and acknowledges that periods of downtime may be required in respect of the information technology infrastructure connected to the Website and that technical support may not be available during such periods of downtime. Further, Buyer accepts that it will not have a claim for breach of contract or otherwise in respect of such period of unavailability.
9.4 Buyer will use reasonable endeavours to make the Course available but cannot guarantee uninterrupted, timely or error free availability or that defects will be corrected. The Foundation reserves the right to suspend access to the Website for the purpose of scheduled or emergency maintenance, repairs or up-grades to improve the performance or functionality of the Website.
9.5 Buyer also accepts and acknowledges that the Foundation cannot be held responsible for any delay or disruptions to Buyer's access to the Course as a result of such suspension or any of the following:
9.5.1 the operation of the Internet and the World Wide Web, including but not limited to viruses;
9.5.2 any firewall restrictions that have been placed on your network or the computer you are using to access the Course;
9.5.3 failures of telecommunications links and equipment; or
9.5.4 updated browser issues.
9.6 All written notices regarding technical faults under this clause 9 shall be communicated by Buyer at http://www.professionalschool.eitdigital.eu/contact-us/
10.1 The Foundation will provide the Courses in accordance with the Course description which is set out on the Website.
10.2 The Foundations expects Buyer to take reasonable care to verify that the Course in question will meet its needs. The Foundation does not make any commitment that Buyer will obtain any particular result from the Course and that Buyer will obtain any particular qualification on completion of the Course.
10.3 The Foundation does not make any representation, guarantee or commitment to Buyer that the Courses will be error free.
10.4 The Foundation does not make any commitment that the Courses will be compatible with or operate with Buyer's software or hardware.
10.5 All representations, warranties and/or terms and/or commitments not expressly set out in these Terms (whether implied by law, conduct, and statute or otherwise) are hereby excluded to the maximum extent permissible by law.
11. Limitation of liability
11.1 To the maximum extent permitted by law, under no circumstances and under no legal theory, whether in tort (including negligence) contract or otherwise, shall the Foundation be liable to Buyer for any special indirect, punitive, incidental or consequential damages incurred by the other resulting from or arising out of or in connection with these Terms, even if the Foundation has been informed of the possibility of those damages. The liability of the Foundation shall in any case be limited to the Fee paid by Buyer under these Terms.
11.2 The limitations of liability set forth in section 10.1.a shall not apply to claims or damages resulting from gross negligence, willful conduct or fraud.
11.3 The Foundation is not responsible to Buyer for any data that Buyer loses either (a) as a result of accessing the Courses, or (b) during completion of any Course. It is Buyer's responsibility to ensure that Buyer regularly saves and back ups (i) all data which it hold on the computer from which it is accessing the Courses, and (ii) all data that Buyer is inputting when completing the Course.
11.4 The Foundation will not be held responsible for any delay or failure to comply with its obligations under these Terms if the delay or failure arises from any cause which is beyond the Foundation’s reasonable control.
The Courses are for internal purposes only. The Foundation will not accept any responsibility to any party for the use of the tuition provided and/or the contents of the Courses for any purpose other than for internal purposes, including but not limited to the giving of advice by Buyer to any third party.
13. Intellectual property
13.1 At all times, the Foundation and/or KIC Partners, remain the owner of the intellectual property in the Course. No Course content, nor any part thereof may be reproduced, distributed, modified, stored in a retrieval system or transmitted any form or by any means without the prior written permission of the Foundation.
13.2 The Foundation grants to Buyer a non-exclusive, non-transferable license to use the Course content for the sole purpose of internal use.
13.3 Buyer may not modify, copy, reproduce, re-publish, sub-license, sell, upload, broadcast, post, transmit, make available, disseminate or distribute in any way any of the Course's content, without explicit prior permission of the Foundation.
13.4 Use of the Courses not expressly permitted in these Terms is strictly prohibited and will constitute an infringement of either the Foundation’s copyright or the Foundation’s other intellectual property rights, and/or the copyright or other intellectual property rights of the KIC Partners.
14. Data protection
15.1 The Foundation reserves the right to recover any reasonable debt collection costs in connection with these Terms.
15.2 The Foundation may update or amend these Terms from time to time without notice to Buyer. Any updates or amendments will be available on the Website.
15.4 Buyer may not assign or sub-contract any of its rights or obligations under these Terms to any third party, unless prior written consent of the Foundation.
15.5 The Foundation may assign, transfer or sub-contract any of its rights or obligations under these Terms to any third party at its discretion.
15.6 The Foundation's failure to enforce any right or remedy available under these Terms will not constitute a waiver of that right or remedy. Any waiver must be agreed by the Foundation in writing.
15.7 If any of the provisions of these Terms is held to be invalid or unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction, these Terms will be construed as if it did not contain the invalid or unenforceable provision(s).
15.8 All rights and obligations of the parties, which by their nature would continue beyond termination, cancellation or expiration of this Terms will survive.
15.9 Buyer acknowledges that these Terms are written in the English language and that it is the intent of the parties that the English translation shall always apply. Buyer confirms that Buyer understands English.
15.10 These Terms, and any other matters arising out of or in relation to these, are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Belgium, excluding its choice of law principles and the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods. Any disputes which may arise out of or in connection with these Terms will be submitted to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Brussels.