Coursle - Centre For Distance Learning

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
CENTRE FOR DISTANCE LEARNING, ONDERNEMERSSCHOOL B.V.

ARTICLE 1 - DEFINITIONS

In these general terms and conditions and in the agreements for which they are declared applicable, terms are defined as follows:

Centre For Distance Learning: The limited liability company Centre For Distance Learning, Ondernemersschool B.V. of which the main office is established in Druivenstraat 25-31, 4816 KB Breda, the Netherlands, listed in the Chamber of Commerce undernumber59720131 with a VAT number of NL853617582B01.

Course taker: (i) The (judicial) person that registers at the Centre for Distance Learning or receives a price quotation from the Centre for Distance Learning for a professional course. This (judicial) person pursues a professional goal by following a professional course. (ii) The private individual / consumer who registers with the Centre for Distance Learning or receives a quote for a hobby course.

Consumer: A natural person who does not act in the exercise of a profession or business and follows a hobby course solely for non-professional purposes.

Agreement: The agreement between the Centre for Distance Learning and the Course Taker.

Education: Education, training, retraining, (home) study, course, study or theme day, workshop, continuing education or any form of training provided by Coursle - Centre For Distance Learning. All these courses have a professional goal in mind and prepare the student for a profession, or profession in employment or the sharing economy, or for the pursuit of acting as a self-employed person in the main or secondary occupation. These courses can be financed with the training checks (employees in career guidance who register for a group course of at least 32 contact hours) or the SME portfolio (self-employed or employees of an SME). The provisions concerning consumers included in the Economic Law Code do not apply to these (professional) courses. This professional education is provided either for a period corresponding to a school or an academic year or for a period that is necessary to effectively teach a profession or the skills necessary to practice that particular profession. The duration of all courses is necessary to learn a trade or profession or to obtain an additional specialization or "updating" in connection with the profession. This type of instruction is also accessible to people who are not yet effectively practicing the profession. Coursle - Centre For Distance Learning does not organize higher education or academic education and therefore does not award a bachelor's or master's degree.

Course materials: Educational or instructional materials, documentation, lesson materials, multimedia or any other materials of any kind that are used as part of the professional training and that are used in order to be able to learn the profession.

Course fee: The course fee for the professional training, including registration fees, costs for study materials and the fees for taking exams organized by the Centre for Distance Learning.


ARTICLE 2. APPLICABILITY


2.1 These general terms are applicable to all price quotations, offers and services of the Centre for Distance Learning. These general terms are also part of every agreement between the Course Taker and the Centre for Distance Learning.

2.2 Different terms are only applicable when these have been explicitly accepted in writing by the Centre for Distance Learning and are only valid for that specific agreement.

2.3 Changes of any terms in the agreement, or additions to any terms in the agreement are only valid when these have been documented in writing (this includes any form of electronic media such as email) and signed by both parties.

2.4 The agreement, including all terms applicable hereto, describes all the rights and obligations of the parties and replaces all prior written or oral agreements, declarations or statements of either one of the parties.

2.5 By filling out the registration form or transferring a payment to the Centre for Distance Learning, the Course Taker declares to pursue a professional goal (except for the following of a hobby course). This professional goal consists of following a professional training that leads to the start of an independent activity in the future or of future employment.

2.6 In case any definition in these general terms is deemed invalid for whatever reason, the general terms will remain applicable for the rest of the agreement. Both parties shall negotiate the contents of a new agreement that remain as close as possible to the original agreement.


ARTICLE3. PRICE QUOTES

3.1 Any price quote from the Centre for Distance Learning is always optional in regard to price, content, execution of the delivery times and the availability. The Centre for Distance Learning retains the right to recall an offer when a price quotation containing an optional offer is accepted by the course taker within two working days after receiving the acceptance of this offer by the Course Taker.

3.2 The Centre for Distance Learning publishes the offer in either writing or electronically.

3.3 The price quotation contains a complete and accurate description of the course/training for which the Course Taker wants to register. The price quotation also states what course materials the Course Taker needs to purchase and what costs, including additional costs and taxes that are connected to the purchase of these materials. The price quotation also states the possible method of payment, delivery and execution of the agreement as well as the estimated delivery time for the course materials.

3.4 Notwithstanding what is determined in article 3.1, all price quotations of the Centre for Distance Learning have a limited validity of 14 working days, unless stated differently in writing. In case a price quotation by the Centre for Distance Learning is not accepted within this period, the Centre for Distance Learning is allowed to change the price and conditions as stated in the price quotation.

3.5. Without prejudice to the provisions in paragraph 1 up to and including 4, the offer also includes, in the case of a distance contract, the following information:

a. the identity and address of the Centre for Distance Learning , including the visiting address of the establishment of the Centre for Distance Learning ;

b. the right of the consumer to dissolve the agreement within fourteen days in accordance with article 10;

c. if additional costs are charged for contact with the Centre for Distance Learning via telephone or internet: the amount of the applicable rate;

d. the period of validity of the offer.


ARTICLE 4. CONSTITUTION OF THE AGREEMENT

4.1 The Course Taker enters into an agreement with the Centre for Distance Learning by registering for a training. Registering for a training can be done (i) through the registration form in the brochure of the Centre for Distance Learning, (ii) by telephone, (iii) by email, by using the digital registration form supplied by the Centre for Distance Learning or (iv) by using the registration form on the website.

4.2 The Agreement only comes into effect after the written acceptance from the Centre for Distance Learning (this also includes email messages) or by the confirmation from the Centre for Distance Learning of an assignment for the Course Taker. The agreement comes into effect at the moment at which the Centre for Distance Learning confirms the registration of a Course Taker to a course. Confirmation of payment of the course fee also constitutes a confirmation of the constitution of the agreement. The confirmation counts as evidence of registration for the perspective course.

4.3 Every agreement is constituted under the condition of creditworthiness of the Course Taker.

4.4 The Course Taker is not allowed to transfer the rights of the agreement to third parties without the prior written consent of the Centre for Distance Learning. The Centre for Distance Learning can assign extra conditions before giving consent.

4.5 In the case of electronic commissioning, the Centre for Distance learning sends an electronic confirmation to the consumer; as long as the receipt of an electronically accepted order has not been confirmed by the Centre for Distance Learning, the consumer can cancel the order.

4.6 After a distance contract has been concluded, the data referred to in article 3, paragraph 3 and paragraph 5 shall be provided in writing or on another durable medium that is available and accessible to the consumer.


ARTICLE 5. IDENTIFICATION

5.1 When registering for a training the course taker might have to send in a copy of a valid proof of identification to the Centre for Distance Learning. The address of the Centre for Distance Learning can be found on http://www.homestudies.eu.

5.2 In case the training does not count as a professional home study course, the Course Taker is obliged to have a valid form of identification present when attending meetings or exams. The Course Taker is obliged to show this valid proof of identification upon request of one or more of the employees of the Centre for Distance Learning.


ARTICLE 6. PAYMENT

6.1 Payment in terms of the course fee is not allowed without the prior written consent of the Centre for Distance Learning.

6.2 Payment of the course fee is due at the latest on the expiration date of the respective invoice.

6.3 Unless otherwise determined in writing, the Course Taker has to transfer the full course fee before the Centre for Distance Learning will send the course materials to the Course Taker. The Course Taker will not be allowed to attend the respective training as long as the course fee has not been paid.

6.4 It is not allowed for the Course Taker, unless otherwise confirmed in writing by the Centre for Distance Learning, to deduct any discounts, deductions or settlements on payments to the Centre for Distance Learning. The Course Taker is not allowed to postpone the obligation of payment in any way. The date of payment on the payment statements of the bank are considered as the day of payment.

6.5 In case a Course Taker does not fulfill the terms of payment within the payment period, the Course Taker will be in absence of payment without the need for any notice of default. The Course Taker owes 1,5 % interest on the open sum per month or part of each month from the moment of absence of payment until the day of full payment. This does not diminish the right of the Centre for Distance Learning for full compensation by law.

6.6 All costs for collection for the owed judicial and non-judicial costs caused by the Course Taker are charged to the Course Taker. This includes costs of confiscation, appeal of bankruptcy, collection fees as well as costs the Centre for Distance Learning incurs for lawyers, bailiffs and other experts.

6.7 In case a Course Taker is employed and the employer of the Course Taker has co-signed the agreement, the employer is and remains liable for any fees owed by the Course Taker through the agreement, this includes fees that might occur in the future. This partial liability remains without any limitation after the employment contract of the Course Taker is cancelled.

6.8 If explicitly laid down by the Centre for Distance Learning, it is possible to pay certain training programs in installments. The fixed advance or the first installment must in this case be paid upon registration. Each subsequent installment amount is automatically debited monthly with the Course Taker until the full course fee has been paid.

6.6. The Centre for Distance Learning also offers modular courses. A modular training consists of the number of modules / courses set by the Centre for Distance Learning for which the student is given the time determined by the Centre for Distance Learning to complete it. The study duration starts from the start date of the first module for which you register yourself. After successful completion of the established modules within the term, the additional modular diploma is obtained. If explicitly established by the Centre for Distance Learning, it is possible to pay for modular courses in installments. In this case, the fixed advance or the first installment must be paid upon registration. Each subsequent term must be paid exactly 1 month later until the full course fee has been paid. If the student unsubscribes for a separate module, the same agreements apply to deregistration as to an ordinary course.

ARTICLE 7: NON-TIMELY PAYMENT

7.1. If the Course Taker fails to fulfill the obligations towards the Centre for Distance Learning within the agreed payment term, the Course Taker will be in default by operation of law, without any notice of default being required. The Centre for Distance Learning or its debt collection agency sends a reminder after the expiry of this date and gives the consumer the opportunity to pay within 14 days after receipt of this payment reminder.

7.2. From the moment that the Student is in default, and for the consumer after the expiry of the 14-day period, until the day of full payment, the Student will owe default interest of 1.5% on the amount due per month or part thereof, without prejudice to the right of the Centre for Distance Learning to full compensation on the basis of the law.

7.3. All costs of collection of the judicial and extrajudicial costs owed by the Course Taker are at the expense of the Course Taker. This includes the costs of seizure, bankruptcy applications, collection costs, as well as the costs of lawyers, bailiffs and other experts to be engaged by the Centre for Distance Learning. These collection costs amount to a maximum of: 15% over outstanding amounts up to € 2,500, =; 10% over the next € 2,500, = and 5% over the next € 5,000, = with a minimum of € 40, =. the Centre for Distance Learning may deviate from the aforementioned amounts and percentages for the benefit of the consumer.

7.4. During the handling of a complaint or dispute in accordance with Articles 22 and 26 (Questions and Complaints + Dispute Settlement), the Centre for Distance Learning will suspend the charging of interest and collection costs.

ARTICLE 8. FEES

8.1 All fees are excluding VAT and can be changed periodically.

8.2 In case a price change occurs within 3 months after the agreement has come into effect but before the course has started or the course materials have been delivered, it will not influence the price that was agreed upon. Rises in costs (such as purchasing prices, rates, wages, taxes, loads) will not be charged to the Course Taker by the Centre for Distance Learning.

8.3. The consumer is entitled to dissolution of the agreement if the price increases three months after the conclusion of the agreement, but before the start of the training.

8.4. Paragraphs 2 and 3 do not apply to price changes arising from the law.

8.5. Any discounts are not cumulative. The discounts must always be settled on registration. Repayment of discounts is therefore not possible.


ARTICLE 9. CANCELLATION AND CHANGES OF THE COURSES

9.1 Cancellation of the course - for whichever (medical) reason - does not result in any restitution of the course fees. Failure to follow the course(s) by the Course Taker does not lead to reimbursement of a part or all of the course fees.

9.2 The Course Taker declares to pursue a professional goal when he/she follows a course at the Centre for Distance Learning.

9.3 Reimbursement of the course fees is not possible when the Course Taker has used login codes supplied by the Centre for Distance Learning in the electronic student platform or when the Course Taker has opened the seal of an electronic data carrier such as CD-rom, memorystick, secured electronic learning environment, CD, DVD, etc.

9.4 In the case the number of applicants for a specific group course is deemed insufficient by the Centre for Distance Learning, the Centre for Distance Learning has the right to cancel the course in part or fully before commencement of the course. In this case, the Centre for Distance Learning is free to agree with the Course Taker to (i) reschedule the course to a different time and location or (ii) to cancel the specific course and to reimburse the Course Taker for the already paid fees for the cancelled course. However the Centre for Distance Learning is not liable for any costs or damages incurred by the Course Taker in relation to the cancellation.

9.5 The Centre for Distance Learning retains the right to change the course, particularly the specific educational track in case this is necessary to guarantee the passing of the exam(s) by the Course Taker.

9.6. The course Course Taker remains at all times liable for compliance with their payment obligation with regard to tuition fees and other costs, even if the student has indicated at the time of enrollment that their employer assumes the course payment. The Centre for Distance Learning is not responsible for the topicality of the study materials if the study lasts longer than 1 school year. Any purchase of renewed study material is at the expense of the student. In case of cancellation of the course for the dispatch of the course material, a certain amount will be charged, based on the costs of the registration fee, as administration costs with a maximum of 125 euro. In case of cancellation after sending, the student will owe the full registration fee.


ARTICLE 10: TERMINATION AND CHANGE OF TRAINING

10.1. If it concerns a hobby course, the consumer has the right to terminate the Distance Contract without giving any reason within 14 calendar days after the conclusion of a Distance Contract. In the case of a Distance Contract which exclusively concerns the purchase of course materials, the period of 14 calendar days starts on the day following the day of receipt of the course material. However, if the course material is delivered periodically, such as with regular supplements from Syllabi or with book packages per year or semester, the withdrawal period ends fourteen days from the first day after receipt of the first course material. In the event of dissolution in accordance with Article 9.1, the Course Taker must return the received course material to the Centre for Distance Learning as soon as possible. The Centre for Distance Learning is entitled to charge the direct costs of the return to the Course Taker. The return is at the risk of the Course Taker. If the Centre for Distance Learning has not provided all the information, as referred to in Article 3, paragraph 5, this period will be fourteen days after it has been provided, up to a maximum of twelve months after the conclusion of the agreement.

10.2. The Course Taker must notify the Centre for Distance Learning of the cancellation of the training by means of a registered letter. The Centre for Distance Learning will provide the consumer with a form for the respective dissolution of the agreement. The consumer is not obliged to use this form for this purpose.

10.3. Subject to the provisions of paragraph 4, the consumer shall be entitled to reimbursement free of charge in the event of termination in accordance with paragraph 1 of what he has already paid. The Centre for Distance Learning will pay back as soon as possible and in any event within fourteen days of the dissolution.

10.4. In case of dissolution in accordance with paragraph 1, the consumer must return any material received from the Centre for Distance Learning to the Centre for Distance Learning as soon as possible. The Centre for Distance Learning is entitled to charge the direct costs of returning the consumer. The return is at the risk of the consumer. If the student has used the log-in codes of the electronic student platform or the seal has opened another electronic data carrier such as CD-ROM, memory stick, secure electronic learning environment, CD, DVD, ... no refund of the course fee is possible.

10.5. The training can only start during the withdrawal period at the express request of the consumer. In such cases the consumer retains his right to dissolve the agreement in accordance with paragraph 1. In this case, if the consumer dissolves the agreement within the withdrawal period, he will owe a proportionate part of the price of the training to the Centre for Distance Learning.

10.6. If the program is offered for the most part by means of an electronic (learning) environment, then the right to dissolution ends at the start of the study program, provided that:

a. the consumer has explicitly agreed in advance that the performance can start before the end of the dissolution term and that he declares to renounce his right of dissolution; and

b. the Centre for Distance Learning has confirmed to the consumer the declaration referred to under a.

10.7. Interim termination - for whatever reason - does not result in a refund of the Course Fee. Nor does the failure to attend the Course (s) on the part of the Course Taker lead to partial or full reimbursement of the Course Fee.

10.8. The Centre for Distance Learning reserves the right to make changes to the Education or the relevant training module, if this is necessary to enable the Course Taker to pass the exam (s).

ARTICLE 11. DELIVERY TIMES, COURSE MATERIALS AND HOMEWORK BY MAIL

11.1 The delivery times and/or period of execution will be estimated by the Centre for Distance Learning. A term that has been agreed upon is not a fixed term.

11.2 When the delivery times and/or execution period have been determined, the Centre for Distance Learning assumes that it can execute the assignment under the conditions known at that time.

11.3 The delivery times and/or execution period only commences when all commercial and technical details have been agreed upon, when all necessary information is in possession of the Centre for Distance Learning, when the agreed upon payment has been received, and when the necessary conditions of the execution of the assignment have been met.

11.4a. In case there are circumstances other than the ones known to the Centre for Distance Learning at the moment of determining the delivery time and/or execution period, the Centre for Distance Learning can extend the delivery time and/or execution time with the necessary time in order to be able to execute the assignment under these conditions. In case the activities can not be adapted into the planning of the Centre for Distance Learning, they will be executed as soon as the planning allows them to be adapted.

11.4b. The delivery time and/or execution period will be extended in case the obligations of the Centre for Distance Learning are postponed by the length of this postponement. The continuation of the activities which can not be adapted into the planning of the Centre for Distance Learning will be executed as soon as the planning allows them to be adapted.

11.5 Exceeding the agreed upon deliver time and/or execution period in no case constitutes a right to reimbursement unless otherwise agreed upon in writing. Reimbursement in general is not possible.

11.6 The Course Taker is obliged to cooperate as well as to accept the delivery of the course material. In case of failure of reception of the course material, the Centre for Distance Learning is allowed to charge any possible incurred costs (such as costs of storage, transport and insurance) to the Course Taker.

11.7 Acquisition is considered to be refused in case the course material is offered for delivery and delivery has turned out to be impossible. The day of refusal of delivery is considered to be the day of delivery. The refusal of acquisition of the course material does not end the obligation of the Course Taker to pay the Course fees to the Centre for Distance Learning.

11.8 The Centre for Distance Learning offers the possibility for the Course Taker to send homework assignments and questions to the instructor of the specific course by using the digital learning environment of the Centre for Distance Learning. The Course Taker can send the homework and questions at his/her own costs to the specific teacher by regular mail. The Course Taker has to supply sufficient postage stamps with the homework/questions in order for the Centre for Distance Learning to be able to send the homework/questions to the specific instructor. In case insufficient postage stamps have been supplied by the Course Taker, the Course Taker will not receive an answer by regular mail from the Centre for Distance Learning or by the instructor. In this case the Course Taker will be notified through the digital learning environment of the Centre for Distance Learning in which time period the corrected homework and/or answered questions can be picked up by the Course Taker at the address of the Centre for Distance Learning or at another location to be specified by the Centre for Distance Learning.

ARTICLE 12: COMPLIANCE

12.1. The training must comply with the agreement and be carried out professionally with the use of sound facilities.

12.2. The delivered course materials must comply with the agreement and have those characteristics that, considering all circumstances, are required for normal use, as well as for special use as far as as this has been agreed.

ARTICLE 13.INTELLECTUAL PROPERTIES

13.1 The Course Taker is not allowed to remove or change any notifications regarding copyright, trademarks, brands, patents or other rights from the supplied product.

13.2 The Centre for Distance Learning (and/or its instructors) retain all copyrights and rights of intellectual propertyon the offers, supplied designs, teaching materials, homework assignments, exam assignments, pictures, wings, models, etc.

13.3 The rights on the materials mentioned in the previous subsection remain property of the Centre for Distance Learning regardless of any costs that might have incurred to the Course Taker during the manufacturing of thesematerials. The information may not be copied, used or showed to third parties without the prior written consent of the Centre for Distance Learning. The Course Taker owes € 25.000,00 for each time this term is violated. This does not diminish the right of the Centre for Distance Learning to pursue full compensation in case of damages.


ARTIKEL 14. RECLAMATION

14.1 The Course Taker has to thoroughly inspect the course material upon delivery. Any possible reclamations regarding the course materials have to be reported with reasons in writing to the Centre for Distance Learning within seven working days after the delivery date. In case of malfunctioning or defects that could not have been detected within the aforementioned timeframe these malfunctions or defects have to be reported immediately after identification to the Centre for Distance Learning in writing and with explanations. All rights of reclamation by the Course Takers are void in case the Course Taker does not inform the Centre for Distance Learning immediately.

14.2 When and so far as a reclamation has been justified by Centre for Distance Learning, the Centre for Distance Learning is only obligated to resolve the malfunction(s) or replace the defected course material in the manner it choses, this does not constitute any rights for the Course Takers for any reimbursement whatsoever. Reclamation does not end the obligation of payment of the Course Taker to the Centre for Distance Learning.

14.3. Wrong or damaged course material is immediately replaced by the Centre for Distance Learning at no cost to the consumer.

ARTICLE 15. DISCLAIMER

15.1 The Course Taker is liable to protect the Centre for Distance Learning for all costs and damages that the Centre for Distance Learning might suffer in case a third party sets a claim against the Centre for Distance Learning in regards to any fact for which liability against the Course Takers has been excluded in these general terms and conditions.

15.2 In case the Centre for Distance Learning receives a claim, the Course Taker is obligated to support the Centre for Distance Learning by law in the outside environment as well as in court, the Course Taker is obligated to do everything that is expected of the Course Taker. In case the Course Taker fails to take adequate measures, the Centre for Distance Learning has the right to take these measures itself without a notice of default. All costs and damages flowing out of this situation incurred by the Centre for Distance Learning or by third parties are the full liability of the Course Taker.

ARTICLE 16. FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THE AGREEMENT

16.1. If one of the parties does not fulfill an obligation from the agreement, the other party may suspend the fulfillment of the opposite obligation. In the event of partial or improper fullfillment, suspension is only permitted as far as the shortcoming justifies this.

16.2. The the Centre for Distance Learning has the right of retention (right of retention) if the consumer falls short in the payment of a due and payable obligation, unless the shortcoming does not justify this retention.

16.3. If one of the parties fails to comply with the agreement, the other party is entitled to dissolve the agreement, unless the shortcoming does not justify dissolution because of its minor significance.


ARTICLE 17. LIABILITY

17.1 The Centre for Distance Learning is only liable for direct damage flowing out of responsibilities of the agreement and only in case the Centre for Distance Learning is found to be guilty or has done so intentionally, the Course Taker is liable to prove this. The Centre for Distance Learning is not liable for damages to the company and/or follow-up damages, to which at least belong any kind of losses or lost-profits.

17.2 The Centre for Distance Learning is in no way liable for the consequences caused by mistakes in the information provided by the Course Taker or for the Course Taker. The Centre for Distance Learning is also not liable for any damages, in whichever form, that result out of (possible) mistakes in the Course Material, brochures or other work regarding to the course that has been developed and put together by the Centre for Distance Learning. The Centre for Distance Learning is also not liable for the passing of any (state) exams.

17.3 The liability of the Centre for Distance Learning is limited to the maximum of the paid course fee by the Course Taker.

17.4 The Centre for Distance Learning is not liable for any damages in case the Course Taker has not explicitly made the Centre for Distance Learning liable for these damages by registered mail within at least 8 days after the damage has become known. The Course Taker also has to offer the Centre for Distance Learning the possibility to research the cause of damage.

17.5 These regulations of liability mentioned in the subsections of this article are also valid against third parties that the Centre for Distance Learning employs for the execution of the agreement, or persons for which the Centre for Distance Learning carries liability.


17.6. The Centre for Distance Learning is not liable if a student does not comply with the (safety) instructions.

ARTICLE 18. FORCE MAJEURE

18.1 In case the Centre for Distance Learning suffers an obstruction in the execution of the agreement that is of temporary or permanent nature, regardless if a force majeure could have been expected, the Centre for Distance Learning is allowed to cancel the agreement in part or fully or to postpone the execution of the rest of the agreement in part or fully, without the need of a court, without the obligation to pay any form of reimbursement, regardless of the right of the Centre for Distance Learning to receive payment from the Course Taker for already completed activities by the Centre for Distance Learning. The Centre for Distance Learning shall notify the Course Taker at the soonest possible time in case of a force majeure. In case of postponement, the Centre for Distance Learning is still allowed to cancel the agreement in part or fully.

18.2 Force majeure includes all circumstances in which the Centre for Distance Learning is not able to fulfill its obligations fully or in part, such as the temporary absence of the teacher due to sickness and/or obstruction, fire, strike or expulsion, disturbances, war, governmental measures such as import or export restrictions, shortcomings of suppliers, problems in transport, electricity malfunctioning,interruptions in the company of the Centre for Distance Learning or in the company of the suppliers and all circumstances for which the Centre for Distance Learning cannot reasonably be expected to fulfill its obligations to the Course Taker. Force majeure for the suppliers of the Centre for Distance Learning is considered to be a force majeure for the Centre for Distance Learning.

ARTICLE 19.ANNULMENT

19.1 When:

a- the Course Taker files for bankruptcy, is declared bankrupt or requests an automatic injunction that halts actions by creditors; or

b- a decision is taken and/or the Course Taker is liquidated, or the business ventures of the Course Taker are concluded or in case the business activities of the Course Taker are sold by law, or in case the business activities of the Course Taker change significantly as judged by the Centre for Distance Learning; or

c- in case the Course Taker does not fulfill any part of the contractual agreement with the Centre for Distance Learning as stated by law or by any contractual conditions, or;

d- in case the Course Taker does not pay an invoice, or part of it, within the set timeframe to do so, or;

e- in case a claim is laid on part or all of the capital of the Course Taker, the Course Taker is considered to be absent by law and the rest of the debt owed by the Course Taker to the Centre for Distance Learning will become collectable at once. The Centre for Distance Learning is allowed to cancel the agreement fully or in part without a notice of absence or without judicial interference. This case does not diminish the rights of the Centre for Distance Learning regarding expiration fines, interest and the right to postponement and/or damages. The Centre for Distance Learning is not obliged to pay any damages to the Course Taker in case of cancellation of the agreement regarding the terms in this article.

19.2 The agreement ends automatically after the duration of the study ends, a diploma, certificate or testimony is received conform to what is recorded at the time of registration. All mutual rights and obligations end at the moment the agreement ends.


ARTICLE 20. PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLY INFORMATION AND CONFIDENTIALITY

20.1 In regard to the law of protection of personally identifiable information, the Centre for Distance Learning hereby notifies the Course Taker that all information supplied by the Course Taker will be registered in the automated database of the Centre for Distance Learning. This information will be processed internally and will be used for responsible customer care and for a responsible conduct of business, such as: being able to send the course material, execution of the instructor guidance and the sending of information on courses and related information. This information will not be transferred without the expressed consent of the Course Taker by the Centre for Distance Learning to third parties.

20.2 Both parties are obliged to treat all information regarding the agreement from both sides or from third parties confidentially. Information is considered to be confidential in case one of the parties notifies the other party or in case the nature of the information dictates.

20.3. Information provided by consumers is handled confidentially by the Centre for Distance Learning, its staff and / or persons working for it. The Centre for Distance Learning conforms to the applicable privacy legislation.

ARTICLE 21. EXECUTION BY THIRD PARTIES

21.1 The Centre for Distance Learning is allowed to employ third parties for the execution of the agreement.

21.2 All stipulations regarding the removal or restriction of liability of the Centre for Distance Learning and regarding the disclaimer regarding the Centre for Distance Learning for claims of third parties are also stipulated for those who are employed by the Centre for Distance Learning or third parties for whom the Centre for Distance Learning are liable.

ARTICLE 22: QUESTIONS AND COMPLAINTS

22.1. Questions of an administrative nature and questions about the content of the course will be answered by the Centre for Distance Learning within a period of 10 working days, counting from the date of receipt. Letters that require a foreseeable longer processing time will be answered immediately by the Centre for Distance Learning with a notice of receipt and an indication when the consumer can expect a more detailed answer.

22.2. Complaints about the execution of the agreement must be submitted to the Centre for Distance Learning in a timely, complete and clear manner after the consumer has discovered or has been able to discover the deficiencies. Complaining within two months is in any case timely. Failure to submit the complaint on time may result in the consumer losing his or her rights in this matter.

22.3. If the complaint cannot be resolved by mutual agreement, a dispute arises that is susceptible to the dispute resolution of article 26.


ARTICLE 23. APPLICABLE LAW/COMPETENT JUDGE

23.1 Dutch law is applicable to the agreement. The applicability of the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (1980) is excluded.

23.2 All differences flowing out or associated with the agreement shall first only be filed at the competent judge from the jurisdiction of Zeeland-West-Brabant, location Breda. This does not diminish the right of the Centre for Distance Learning to file a case of difference at the jurisdiction of the location where the Course Taker resides.

ARTICLE 24. LOCATION SERVICES

24.1 The servers and IT infrastructure of the Entrepreneurs School are located in the Netherlands.

24.2 By registering, the student indicates that he/she is aware that the guidance online (student platform, e-mail, etc.), by telephone, in writing, and so on, takes place from the Netherlands.


ARTICLE 25. CHANGES

25.1 The Centre for Distance Learning is allowed to change these general terms and conditions. The Course Taker is considered to have accepted the changed general terms and conditions in case the Centre for Distance Learning has not received a written protest against the changes within 14 days after the written notification of the changes has been made by the Centre for Distance Learning. Changes will be published either through personal notification or general publication on the website of the Centre for Distance Learning.

25.2The Dutch text of the general terms and conditions always dictates the explanation thereof.

ARTICLE 26. DISPUTE SETTLEMENT

26.1. The contract is governed by Dutch law, unless the law of another country applies by virtue of mandatory law.

26.2. If the Course Taker is a private inpidual / consumer, disputes between the Course Taker and the Centre for Distance Learning about the conclusion or performance of agreements with regard to services and goods to be delivered or delivered by the Centre for Distance Learning may be brought by both the consumer and the Centre for Distance Learning to the Consumer Complaints Boards, Bordewijklaan 46, PO Box 90 600, 2509 LP The Hague (www.degeschillencommissie.nl).

26.3. The Consumer Complaints Boards shall only deal with a dispute if the consumer has first submitted his complaint to the Centre for Distance Learning in accordance with Article 22 and if this has not led to a solution satisfactory to both parties.

26.4. A dispute must be brought before the Consumer Complaints Boards within three months after the submission of the complaint in accordance with the provisions of Article 22.

26.5. A fee is due for handling a dispute.

26.6. When the consumer submits a dispute to the Consumer Complaints Boards, the Centre for Distance Learning is bound by this choice.

26.7. When the Centre for Distance Learning wants to submit a dispute to the Consumer Complaints Boards, it must first request the consumer to state within 5 weeks whether he agrees to this. The Centre for Distance Learning must thereby announce that after the expiry of the aforementioned term it considers itself free to submit the dispute to the ordinary court.

26.8. The Consumer Complaints Boards shall make a decision with due observance of the provisions of its regulations. The decision of the Consumer Complaints Boards takes the form of a binding recommendation.

26.9. In only those cases for which a formal statutory dispute resolution scheme is provided for in formal education, such as that for examining the Course Taker, the provisions of paragraphs 2 up to and including 8 of this article do not apply.

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