TERMS OF USE

Welcome to ACIAConsulting.com, a website owned and operated by Cécile Jemmett, trading as ACIA Consulting which is a sole trader business and whose place of business is 13 Warwick Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent UK TN1 1YL (Hereafter referred to as “Company”, “we”, “us”, “ACIA Consulting”,“ACIA”,“ACIA Academy”). You must very carefully read these terms of use because if you continue to browse and use this website, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use, which together with our privacy policy, govern our relationship with you in relation to this website.
You will be bound by the terms as set out, and you must stop using the website if you disagree with any of these provisions. We have the absolute right to adjust, modify, add to or delete specific sections from these terms of use without prior notice to users at any time and without liability. You are to check back occasionally on this page for changes to our terms of use, as your use of the aciaconsulting.com website after any reviews are made to these terms of use represents and shall be taken as your approval of the changes.

ELIGIBILITY

This website, and its contents, services, products and materials are provided by ACIA Consulting and we make such available for the personal and non-commercial use of users who are a minimum of 18 years (or are at the very least the age of majority and reason in their jurisdictions) and can thus form legally binding agreements. To use this website, you represent that you are not legally barred from receiving our services. We grant all eligible users the permission to link, copy or download materials, content as well as all other downloadable resources that are made available through the website for personal use only, provided that you understand and accept that the download or copy of these provided materials does not transfer to such users any title, right, or interest in any such downloaded materials. You understand that whatever license and permission granted you is a nontransferable one. Should you be interested in enterprise licensing, you must contact us by email at info@aciaconsulting.com

REGISTRATION

In order to get the full use of the services and training offered on ACIA Consulting's website, you may be required to register for and retain an active and personal user account, either on our website or via a third-party service. The registration process will necessitate you to submit private information about yourself such as name and email address. To continue to be able to access your user account, you must maintain only correct, authentic, comprehensive, and current information in your user profile. We may partly restrict your access to the website or user account or totally terminate it if your account information is discovered by us to be erroneous, incomplete and/or untruthful. You agree to be legally and personally responsible for every recorded activity under your ACIA Consulting account. You must preserve the privacy and maintain the security of your account username and password, and other pertinent logs in details, and must inform immediately us if you suspect that a third party has compromised your account security.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS (Our license to you and your license to us)

Except we specifically state otherwise, all materials (including but not limited to photographs, graphics, video clips, icons, designs, all software and written content) provided and made available on ACIA Consulting's or a third-party website are either trademarked, controlled, copyrighted or licensed by ACIA Consulting, its parents, associates or by certain third parties who have made such materials available to you through licensing. Such materials are all protected by UK copyright laws and international copyright laws. We expressly forbid any unauthorised reproduction. Our website, logos, scripts, page headers, button icons, and all service names made available on or through the website are trademarks or trade dress of ACIA Consulting in the United Kingdom and other countries. All rights fully reserved. You may not use, distribute, republish, broadcast, reproduce, copy, or modify the trademarks on or made available through this website in any way whatsoever without our prior clear written consent. While you remain the owner of the copyright to all user content that you upload and submit to ACIA Consulting's website, you grant ACIA Consulting a universal, non-exclusive and royalty-free license to use, allocate, distribute, duplicate, repeat, alter, display, modify, interpret, or openly perform that user content (whether in full or in part) and to utilise your user-provided content in any form, configuration or manner without having to compensate you or acknowledge you (or any third party). You hereby represent that you are either the owner of the material or have alternatively received all necessary licenses to post or submit the material; and that you are at least eighteen years of age or older. All contributions created originally by you for us shall be considered a “work made for hire” should such work fall within the scope of the definition of a work made for hire under UK’s laws. This shall mean that the copyrights in those works made for hire shall belong to us from the moment of their creation. Thus, we shall be considered the author and sole owner thereof and shall retain the right to use any or all of the proceeds and results in all and any media, whether now known or hereafter devised.

LINKING AND FRAMING

We permit our users to create a hypertext link to the website, with the provision that such a link does not in any way state or suggest any sponsorship of your website by us and/or by the website. You may however, without our written permission, inline link or frame any content of the website or incorporate any of our content, or material intellectual property into another website or into another service.

INTERACTIVE FEATURES

ACIA Consulting's website features interactive services like news, discussions, blog posts, articles, comments and others. You are proscribed from publishing, posting, uploading, broadcasting or distributing any unsuitable, defamatory, profane, derogatory, improper, indecent, infringing, illegal or lewd topic, material, name, or information. We reserve the right but are not obligated to edit, screen, monitor or revise user content. We may suspend your access to and use of theACIA Consulting's website or its third-party training platform at any time, given any or no reason, especially if we in good conscience believe that your user content is in clear breach of this agreement. Every user is answerable for his/her conduct and his/her activities on ACIA Consulting's website or its third-party training platform, including without limitation all usernames and passwords, photographs, graphics, text, items, audio, images, data, video, and links uploaded and presented on the website. As ACIA Academy user, you must not make derivative works of, allot, license, exhibit, or sell content from ACIA Consulting's website or its third-party training platform, except we have given you our written permission. You may not transfer, allocate or allow any other person to use your account in any way; and are not to ill use the ACIA Consulting's website or its third-party training platform to harass or threaten other users. You may not upload files containing viruses, corrupted folders, or any other technologically injurious software or programmes. You are proscribed from removing any copyright, trademark or any other proprietary notice from any portion of theACIA Consulting's website or its third-party training platform, and must not purposely introduce viruses, worms, Trojans, logic bombs or other technologically harmful software to our website. You may not send junk e-mails and pyramid schemes to other users; use the website to disseminate content that encourages criminal offenses, or ill-use any part of our website for any prohibited purposes. You are not to mirror, link to, or frame any portion/section of the website and its services; or try to gain unlicensed access to or debilitate any part of our website and related systems; may not interfere with other people’s use of ACIA Consulting's website or its third-party training platform; and must not create, transfer or store electronic replicates of materials that are copyright-protected without the explicit consent of the owner. You may not post or transmit any information, picture or any other material, which in the sensible opinion of ACIA Consulting is racist, libelous, sexually suggestive or explicit, menacing, and/or obnoxious; and/or transmit or post any information, images or any other material, which in our opinion is capable of offending any other website or our third-party training platform users’ religious or political beliefs. You may not use or try to utilise any software, device, or process to interfere with the proper working of TrainingSolutions.com, or violate or endeavor to violate its security. You are not to under any circumstances interfere with any other user’s use of ACIA Consulting's website or its third-party training platform, or use the websites in a manner that violates any relevant laws or regulations. You are not to create, store or transfer electronic duplicates of any material protected by copyright without ACIA Consulting's written consent. We expressly prohibit any attempt to publish or send malicious content with the intention of compromising another user’s account. You are forbidden from posting or publishing other persons’ private information. You may not use the website to exchange any pornographic or adult-oriented materials, or to harass and/or bully other users. You may not infringe on the copyright, trademark or trade dress of third parties. You must not use or endeavor to use any software, procedure or device to restrict with the correct working of the website. You must not circumvent, or endeavor to dodge any security measures put in place on the website; and/or send any junk e-mail to other ACIA Consulting users. You are not to use ACIA Consulting's website or its third-party training platform to duplicate, transmit, store, or send materials and content containing computer viruses, spyware, or other malevolent computer software. You are not to use our services to offer any products or services that are illegal. Do not attempt to gain unauthorised access to any data or information available on ACIA Consulting's website or its third-party training platform or to any other networks that we use to provide the service. You may not use our services to violate any of our policies, guidelines, or rules, or violate any applicable regulation or law in your use of the website. You may not act in a way that imposes an unreasonable load on our infrastructure, or on our third-party providers. You are prohibited from transmitting, emailing or posting to any other user any picture, information or any other material or content, which in the rational opinion of ACIA Consulting is sexually explicit, racist, abusive, obscene, threatening, or libelous, sexually suggestive; and/or transmit, email or post to any other user any representations, information or other material, which in our opinion has the capability tо offend other users’ religious or political beliefs. Do not reverse engineer any portion of ACIA Consulting's website or its third-party training platform in an attempt to access source codes, algorithms, or underlying ideas. You must not use any form of software or device to “crawl” or “spider” any part of the website. Your violation of any or all of the specified provisions of these terms may result in us holding you solely accountable for all legal losses and costs arising out of your breach/violation. ACIAConsulting.com may also terminate your use of our website without any prior warning if you breach any of these terms.

E-COMMERCE

Certain parts of the ACIA Consulting website may permit you to buy different types of third-party provided products and services. You admit that we will under no circumstances be answerable for the quality, reliability, accuracy, timeliness, or any other aspect of these products and services. Should you make a purchase from or through a merchant on ACIA Consulting's website, its third-party training platform or on a linked website, we and the merchant may each collect information during your visit to that merchant’s online store or website. The information that you make available as part of that transaction, including without limitation your contact info and credit card number may be collected by both the merchant and us. In addition, when you purchase services or products on or through the website, you may have to adhere to supplementary terms and conditions that apply specifically to your purchase or your use of such services or products. If you require more information about a merchant, that merchant’s online store and its policies (including terms and conditions and privacy policies) that may apply to you, you must visit that merchant’s given website or alternatively contact the merchant directly. You hereby release us and our affiliates from any damages and hurts that you incur, and hereby agree not to make any claims against us or our affiliates, arising from your purchase of or use of any services or products made available by third parties through the Website. You understand and admit that you participate, correspond or engage in business dealings with any third party that you find on or throughACIA Consulting's website or its third-party training platform, in the areas of payment and delivery of goods and services, at your own sole risk. You further agree that all other terms and conditions, warranties or representations related to such dealings, are exclusively between you and such a third party. We will under no circumstances be responsible for any loss, hurt, or damage incurred as the result of such dealings. You shall bear full financial responsibility for all purchases made by you and must purchase services and/or products through ACIA Consulting's website or its third-party training platform for only legitimate and non-commercial purposes. You may not make any purchases for false, speculative or fraudulent reasons or for the purpose of expecting demand for a particular service or product.

PAYMENTS

Your purchase of a service or product establishes a legally binding contract, and you accept that all related fees shall be payable in full, in accordance with the payment option selected by you. You will be liable to pay the entire amount if you have chosen the full pay option, while you must pay the initial payment due upon joining the program, in which case consequent payments will be payable every 30 days until you have fulfilled the full term of the payment. We reserve the full right to hire collection services to pursue collection efforts when you neglect to make payment as and when due. In that case, we shall have the right to collect from you the reasonable costs, necessary disbursements and the legal costs that may be incurred in enforcing this agreement.

REFUND POLICY

Your purchase of a product or service may or in some cases may not provide for any refund. Each specific product, event, service or course will lay out its own refund policy.

THIRD PARTY LINKS

We may occasionally make available third party hyperlinks to other websites and resources, as well and information providers, on ACIA Consulting's website or its third-party training platform. It is recommended that you not take the presence and provision of such third party links as ACIA Consulting's endorsement and recommendation of the procedures, policies, content, services and/or products of that linked website, except we unequivocally state so. We do not guarantee the accuracy, usefulness, or completeness of any content, and will in no circumstances be liable for the reliability and accuracy of any opinion, statement, or advice made on any of the websites and third-party resources. Your access to and use of these websites and resources is at your own risk, and we recommend that you always check and read through third-party websites’ terms, policies and provisions before using them.

DISCLAIMERS

ACIA CONSULTING OFFERS AND PROVIDES THE INFORMATION, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES AVAILABLE ON AND THROUGH THIS WEBSITE AND BY US AND ANY THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES ONLY ON “AS IS” AND “IS AVAILABLE” BASIS. WE OFFER THESE INFORMATION, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES WITHOUT REPRESENTATIONS OF ANY KIND WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. WE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL KINDS OF WARRANTIES, BE THEY DIRECT OR INDIRECT, INCLUDING WITHOUT RESTRICTION THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF SUITABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND/OR MERCHANTABILITY TO THE FULLEST DEGREE THAT IS ALLOWABLE/PERMISSIBLE BY RELEVANT LAW. WE DO NOT GIVE ANY ASSURANCES OR GUARANTEES THAT THE WEBSITE OR OUR SERVICES WILL BE ERROR-FREE OR UNINTERRUPTED, NEITHER DO WE PROMISE THAT ANY DISCOVERED ERRORS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT ANY PORTION OF THIS WEBSITE, COUNTING OUR BULLETIN BOARDS AND/OR THE SERVERS THAT MAKE OUR SERVICES AVAILABLE, ARE VIRUS-FREE OF FREE FROM OTHER INJURIOUS COMPONENTS. YOU ARE NOT TO RELY UPON ANY ADVICE ACQUIRED THROUGH ACIA CONSULTING'S WEBSITE AS THE BASIS FOR MAKING LEGAL, FINANCIAL OR OTHER PERSONAL DECISIONS. WE RECOMMEND THAT YOU CONSULT A PROFESSIONAL WHOSE SERVICES ARE SUITED TO YOUR SITUATION.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

WE (INCLUDING OUR SUBSIDIARIES AND/OR AFFILIATES) WILL UNDER NO EVENT, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, NEGLIGENCE, BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, ACCOMPANYING, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES THAT YOU MAY INCUR AS A RESULT OF YOUR USE OF, OR YOUR INABILITY TO USE, ACIA'S WEBSITE OR IT'S THIRD-PARTY TRAINING PLATFORM PROVIDER'S WEBSITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION OUR MATERIALS, SERVICES, PRODUCTS, THIRD-PARTY MATERIALS, SERVICES, OR PRODUCTS THAT IS PROVIDED MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH THE WEBSITE, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN DULY INFORMED OF THE LIKELIHOOD OF SUCH DAMAGES. WE WILL NOT IN ANY WAY BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR THE OFFENSIVE, LIBELOUS OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF ANY USER. ACIA CONSULTING MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE HONESTY, ACCURACY, LAWFULNESS, COMPLETENESS, TIMELINESS OR DEPENDABILITY OF ANY DOCUMENTS OR INFORMATION POSTED ON ITS WEBSITE OR IT'S THIRD-PARTY TRAINING PLATFORM PROVIDER'S WEBSITE, AND YOU AGREE THAT ANY DEPENDENCE ON ANY INFORMATION POSTED OR OFFERED BY US OR BY THIRD PARTIES WILL BE AT YOUR OWN RISK. TO THE FULL EXTENT THAT IS ALLOWABLE BY LAW, ACIA CONSULTING WILL NOT BEAR ANY LIABILITY FOR ANY DIRECT, UNINTENDED OR CONSEQUENTIAL LOSS, HURT OR DAMAGE WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THE LOSS OF BUSINESS, INFORMATION, OPPORTUNITY, PROFITS OR REVENUE) ARISING OUT OF OR LINKED TO YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE. YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY FOR DISSATISFACTION WITH ACIA CONSULTING'S WEBSITE OR IT'S THIRD-PARTY TRAINING PLATFORM PROVIDER'S WEBSITE, ITS MATERIALS, SERVICES, OR PRODUCTS, OR WITH ANY OF THE PROVISIONS OF THESE TERMS OF SERVICE IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THE WEBSITE AND EXIT IT IMMEDIATELY. NOTHING IN THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS SHALL BE CONSTRUED SO AS TO EXCLUDE OR LIMIT THE LIABILITY OFTRAININGSOLUTIONSFOR DEATH OR PERSONAL INJURY AS A RESULT OF THE NEGLIGENCE OFTRAININGSOLUTIONS OR THAT OF ITS EMPLOYEES OR AGENTS. THE LIMITATIONS SET FORTH IN THE PRECEDING PARAGRAPHS MAY NOT BE APPLICABLE TO USERS WHO LIVE IN JURISDICTIONS THAT DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES.

INDEMNIFICATION

You hereby agree to indemnify, protect and hold ACIAConsulting.com innocent and blameless against any and all costs, claims and fees (including without restriction to attorney fees and all other legal costs), and restitutions as it relates to your use of the website or your breach of these terms.

WAIVERS

You are not to take any waiver of any provision of these terms of use as a waiver of any similar provision, or for a waiver of that provision at a future date. ACIA Consulting’s failure to enforce any provision of this agreement shall not be deemed as a waiver of ACIA Consulting's rights hereunder at any time to enforce the strict compliance thereafter with every term hereof.

SEVERANCE

Should any provision or portion of this agreement be pronounced to be invalid or unenforceable by a UK court having expert jurisdiction for any reason, such a provision shall be made void while all the remaining provisions shall survive and continue to be binding and enforceable.

GOVERNING LAW

This agreement is construed under and shall thus be governed by the laws of the UK. Both parties agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located in the UK, to resolve any and all disputes arising out of, or relating to this agreement or the violation of any provision of this agreement.

TERMINATION

We may choose to either fully terminate or temporarily suspend your access to and use of the website, delete your account profile and any content or information that you have uploaded on the website or our third-party training platform provider whether for any or no reason, and at any time in our exclusive discretion, without notice to you. Such a termination or suspension shall be effective immediately. You however understand and accept that any restrictions that we may impose on you regarding downloaded material from the website, as well as the disclaimers and limitations of liabilities set forth in this agreement, shall survive this termination.
Your use of this website and any dispute arising out of such use of the website is subject to the laws of England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.
If you are dissatisfied with how we have dealt with a complaint you can refer the matter to the European Online Dispute Resolution platform using the following link: https://webgate.ec.europa.eu/odr/main/index.cfm?event=main.home.chooseLanguage

Last edited on 26th February 2018