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Becker Professional Education – ATC International Terms and Conditions

Acceptance of terms

Becker Professional Education – ATC International provides its service to you subject to the following terms and conditions. These terms and conditions may be updated by us from time to time without notice to you. By continuing with your purchase of our Study Materials and/or Online Learning Packages, you acknowledge that you accept and agree to these Terms and Conditions and to the Privacy Statement below.

  1. All online learning packages and study materials are supplied by DeVry/ Becker Education Development Corp.
  2. Full payment is required prior to release of online user IDs and passwords for Online Learning Packages and shipping of any printed Study Materials .
  3. Becker Professional Education – ATC International grants the customer a non-transferable, non-exclusive licence to use their Study Materials and Online Learning Packages (including information, training material content, software and data) under the terms of this Agreement.
  4. Access to online packages and materials is for the duration of the relevant syllabus as reflected in the title of the course package: eg Classic Package (valid to August 2015). All online packages and materials will be removed after the relevant examination session and you will no longer have access to the materials or online learning materials.

The customer warrants that they shall only use the Study Materials and Online Learning products for their own educational purposes and shall not copy, make available, reproduce, sell, licence, distribute, broadcast or otherwise circulate the Online Learning packages (or any part of them) or Study Materials to any person without prior written consent.

These materials are NOT for sale and are not being sold to you. You may NOT transfer these materials to any other person or permit any other person to use these materials. You may only acquire a license to use these materials and only upon the terms and conditions set forth in this license agreement. Read this agreement carefully before using these materials. Do not use these materials unless you agree with all terms of this agreement.

NOTE: You may already be a party to this agreement if you are registered for a Becker Professional Education-ATC International ACCA course. (the “Course”), or if you placed an order for these materials on-line or using a printed form that included this license agreement. Please review the termination section regarding your rights to terminate this license agreement and receive a refund of your payment.

Grant: Upon your acceptance of the terms of this agreement, in a manner set forth above, DeVry/Becker Educational Development Corp. (“Becker”) hereby grants to you a non-exclusive, revocable, non-transferable, non-sublicensable, limited license to use the materials, including eBooks (“Materials”), as defined below, and any Materials to which you are granted access as a result of your license to use the Materials and/or in connection with the

Course on the following terms:

You may:

  • use the Materials for the Course, for preparation for one or more parts of the ACCA exam (the “Exam”), and/or for your studies relating to the subject matter covered by the Course and/or the Exam; and
  • take electronic and/or handwritten notes during the Program; provided, however, that all notes taken by you during the Course that relate to the subject matter of the Course are and shall remain Materials subject to the terms of this agreement.

You may not:

  • use the Materials for any purpose other than as expressly permitted above;
  • make copies of all or any part of the Materials;
  • rent, lease, license, lend, or otherwise transfer or provide (by gift, sale, or otherwise) all or any part of the Materials to anyone;
  • permit the use of all or any part of the Materials by anyone other than you; or
  • create derivative works of the Materials.

Materials: Materials means and includes any and all written and electronic materials provided to you in connection with the Course and/or otherwise provided to you and/or to which you are otherwise granted access by Becker (directly or indirectly) in connection with your license of the accompanying materials and/or the Course, and shall include notes you take (by hand, electronically, digitally, or otherwise) during the Course relating to the subject matter of the Course. Materials may include, but are not limited to, one or more hardcover workbooks and/or eBooks (books in electronic format) for each of the subject matter areas of the Exam.

Title: Becker is and will remain the owner of all title, ownership rights, intellectual property, and all other rights and interests in and to the Materials and all other Materials that are subject to the terms of this agreement. The Materials are protected by the copyright laws of the United States and international copyright laws and treaties.

Termination: This license for Online learning packages shall terminate the earlier of: (i) ten (10) business days after notice to you of non-payment of or default on any payment due Becker which has not been cured within such 10 day period; or (ii) immediately if you fail to comply with any of the limitations described above. On termination of this license in its entirety, you must destroy all copies of the Materials, including, but not limited to, any any archival copies you may have made. On termination of this license with respect to a particular Material, you must destroy such Material, including, but not limited to, any archival copies you may have made.

Your Limited Right to Terminate this License and Receive a Refund: You may terminate this license in accordance with Becker’s refund policy as provided at www.becker-atc.com

No Warranty:

BECKER MAKES NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, WITH RESPECT TO THE PRINTED MATERIALS, THEIR MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NO WARRANTY OF NONINFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTIES’ RIGHTS. NO DEALER, AGENT OR EMPLOYEE OF BECKER IS AUTHORIZED TO MAKE ANY MODIFICATIONS, EXTENSIONS OR ADDITIONS TO THIS NO WARRANTY.

Exclusion of Damages: UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES AND UNDER NO LEGAL THEORY, TORT, CONTRACT, OR OTHERWISE, SHALL BECKER OR ITS DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES OR AGENTS, BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY OTHER PERSON FOR ANY CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY OR SPECIAL DAMAGES OF ANY CHARACTER, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF GOODWILL, WORK STOPPAGE, COMPUTER FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION OR ANY AND ALL OTHER DAMAGES OR LOSSES, OR FOR ANY DAMAGES IN EXCESS OF BECKER’S LIST PRICE FOR A LICENSE TO THE MATERIALS, EVEN IF BECKER SHALL HAVE BEEN INFORMED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, OR FOR ANY CLAIM BY ANY OTHER PARTY.

Indemnification and Remedies: You agree to indemnify and hold Becker and its employees, representatives, agents, attorneys, affiliates, directors, officers, members, managers and shareholders harmless from and against any and all claims, demands, losses, damages, penalties, costs or expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ and expert witness’ fees and costs) of any kind or nature, arising from or relating to any violation, or nonfulfillment by you of any provision of this license. If you are obligated to provide indemnification pursuant to this provision, Becker may, in its sole and absolute discretion, control the disposition of any indemnified action at your sole cost and expense. Without limiting the foregoing, you may not settle, compromise or in any other manner dispose of any indemnified action without the consent of Becker. If you breach any material term of this license, Becker shall be entitled to equitable relief by way of temporary and permanent injunction and such other and further relief as any court with jurisdiction may deem just and proper.

Severability of Terms: If any term or provision of this license is held invalid or unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction, such invalidity shall not affect the validity or operation of any other term or provision and such invalid term or provision shall be deemed to be severed from the license. This license agreement may only be modified by written agreement signed by both parties.

Governing Law: This license agreement shall be governed and construed according to the laws of the state of Illinois, save for any choice of law provisions. Any legal action regarding this Agreement shall be brought only in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, or another court of competent jurisdiction in DuPage County, Illinois, and all parties hereto consent to jurisdiction and venue in DuPage County, Illinois.

ACCA and Chartered Certified Accountants are registered trademarks of The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and may not be used without their express, written permission. Becker Professional Education is a registered trademark of DeVry/Becker Educational Development Corp. and may not be used without its express, written permission.

Cancellation of membership

Becker Professional Education – ATC International reserves the right to cancel the membership without refund for any violation of these terms and conditions.

Forum Usage

Users of ATC Online Learning have access to the student forums within their Online Learning Package.  Detailed user information on the use and nature of these forums is provided within the forums under the heading of “introduction”. Users of the forums will be subject to the information contained within this document.

Privacy Statement

You understand that you may only download information and documents which you have purchased. You understand that you may use these documents for your personal use only. You will not copy, share or distribute material which you have downloaded. You will not copy, share or distribute your user information.

Further Conditions

Information Collection and Use

We will collect information from our users at various points on this website – this is in order to allow us to provide our users with customer service and for billing purposes. In addition we also collect data so that we can customise the site according to individual personal profiles. Becker Professional Education – ATC International is the sole user of the personal information collected from this site. We will not sell, share, or rent this information to others.

Registration

During registration a user is required to give personal contact information (such as name and email address and address) and financial information (such as credit card number and expiry date). This information is used for billing purposes and to fulfil customer orders. This information is used to contact the user with the information in which they have expressed interest.

Links

This web site contains links to other sites. Please note that Becker Professional Education – ATC International is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We always encourage our users to be aware of this when they leave our site and to make sure that they read the privacy statements of any third party site. This privacy statement solely applies to the information that has been collected by this Web site.

Security

This website takes every precaution to protect our users’ information. When users submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and off-line.

When our registration form asks users to enter sensitive information (such as credit card number), that information is encrypted and is protected with SSL. Whilst on a secure page, such as the registration form, the lock icon on the bottom of Web browsers such as Netscape Navigator and Microsoft Internet Explorer becomes locked, as opposed to un-locked, or open, as will be the case for most of the time that a user is browsing the web.

If you have any questions about the security at our website, please contact us at info@atc-global.com

Correcting/Updating Personal Information

If a user’s personally identifiable information changes (such as your postcode), or if a user no longer desires our service, we will do our utmost to set up the means to correct, update or remove the user’s personal data provided to us. This can usually be done at the student’s personal profile page or by contacting us at info@atc-global.com

 

Becker is an ACCA Approved Content Provider that delivers Accountancy materials and study support

Contact Us

Email: acca@becker.com
Tel: (UK) 0800 023 9026
Tel: (INT) +1 630 577 8508
Address: Parkshot House, Richmond, London, TW9 2PR