ONLINE TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR PUBLIC TRAINING COURSES

This request is made upon the following terms and conditions:

  1. The course material for the Training Services has been designed solely for the benefit of participants attending the Training Services. The material does not stand on its own and is not intended to be relied on for specific advice. 

  2. Course material is necessarily directed to participants with various levels of expertise and to situation which may be different from situations encountered, which may lead to different results and conclusions. Course information must therefore be used with professional discretion. Change in time, place or circumstance may cause course information not to apply in any given circumstance.

    Therefore, the Client and each participant are solely responsible for making decisions based on the proper use of course information. The Client is responsible for determining the scope of Training Services provided. 

  3. Use of the course materials or training through the course materials does not confer any professional credential or qualifications to take any registration, certification, board or licensure examination and does not confer or infer competency to perform any related operational or professional function. 

  4. Cancellation Charges Client must give at least 45 days prior written notice to cancel any scheduled Training Services in order to receive a full refund of course fees paid by the Client. Otherwise, Client will be responsible for fees on the following pro rata basis: 

    a) For notices of less than 45 days but more than 30 days prior to the start date of the scheduled Training Services, LRQA will charge 50% of the course fees paid by the Client; and,

    b) For notices of 30 days or less prior to the start date of the scheduled Training Services, LRQA will charge 100% of the course fees paid by the Client.

  5. If, for reasons beyond LRQA’s control, LRQA is forced to cancel any scheduled course, LRQA’s liability will be limited to a refund of any course fees paid by the Client.

  6. “LR Group” includes LRQA, its affiliates and subsidiaries, and the officers, directors, employees, representatives, and agents of any of them, individually or collectively. The LR Group makes no warranties, express or implied, of merchantability, fitness for purpose, or otherwise in connection with the Training Services.

  7. Except as set out in this Agreement, LR Group will not be liable for any loss, damage, or expenses sustained by any person and caused by any inaccuracy in any information or advise given or omitted in any way by or on behalf of the LR Group, even if held to amount to a breach of warranty, or aused by any act, omission, error, negligence, or strict liability of any of the LR Group.

  8. Notwithstanding the previous provision, if the Client uses the Training Services or relies on any information or advice given by or on behalf of the LR Group and as a result suffers loss, damage, or expense that is proved to have been caused by any negligent act, omission, or error of the LR Group or any negligent inaccuracy in information or advice given by or on behalf of the LR Group, then the LR Group entity providing the Training Services, information, or advice will pay compensation to the Client for its proved loss up to but not exceeding the amount of the fee (if any) charged by the LR Group entity for that particular service, information, or advice.

  9. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary, the LR Group will not be liable for any loss of profit, loss of contract, or any indirect or consequential loss, damage, or expense sustained by any person and caused by any act, omission, or error or caused by any inaccuracy in any information or advice given in any way by or on behalf of the LR Group.

  10. Nothing in this Agreement creates rights in favor of any person who is not a party to the agreement with an LR Group entity.

  11. Any dispute, claim, or litigation concerning LRQA’s Training Services or this Agreement is governed by Texas law, excluding its conflict-of-laws principles, and is subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the federal and state courts in Texas.

  12. Any intellectual property rights arising from or relating to the Training Services, including copyright in the course material belongs to the LR Group. No part of the course material may be reproduced in any form without LRQA’s prior written permission.

  13. LRQA will perform Training Services in accordance with the standards prevailing in the industry for these services and in a competent and professional manner.