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Terms of Service

Welcome to Transworld Schools.  Information and services provided to you by this website are subject to the following conditions. If you visit or shop within this website, you accept these conditions. Please read them carefully.

PRIVACY Please review our Privacy Notice, which also governs your visit to our website.

ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS When you visit Transworld Schools or send e-mails to us, you are communicating with us electronically. You consent to receive communications from us electronically. We will communicate with you by e-mail or by posting notices on this site. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.

STUDENT’S RIGHT TO CANCEL

  1. A student is allowed to cancel an agreement for a course of instruction and obtain a refund of charges paid (less the non-refundable $100 application fee and the STRF contribution) through attendance at the first class session, or the seventh day after enrollment, whichever is later, including any equipment or other goods and services included in the agreement,  where the first business day is the day on which the student (1) attended the first class of the course of instruction which is the subject of the agreement, (2) received a copy of the notice of cancellation, or (3) received a copy of this agreement and all mandatory information that must be disclosed to student prior to a course agreement, including a copy of the agreement, completion and placement rate, catalog, etc., whichever occurs last. The student must provide written notice of cancellation to the school, and if mailed in, becomes effective as of the postmark if properly addressed with proper postage.
  2. After the end of the cancellation period, you also have the right to withdraw from the school at any time, and you have the right  to receive a refund for the part of the course not taken. Your refund rights are described in the contract. If you have lost your contract, ask the school administration for a description of the refund policy.
  3. If the school closes before you complete the course you have paid for, you may be entitled to a refund. For more information, contact ACCET at 1722 N. Street, NW., Washington, DC 20036. Telephone: (202) 955-1113.
  4. If you have any complaints, additional questions regarding the catalog or the addendum that have not been satisfactorily answered by the institution, or problems which you cannot work out with the school, write or call: Bureau of Private Postsecondary Education by calling (888) 370-7589 toll-free, by fax (916) 263-1897, by completing a complaint form, which can be obtained on the Bureau’s internet website www.bppe.ca.gov, or by writing to the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education at 2535 Capitol Oaks Drive, Suite 400, Sacramento, CA, 95833 and/or contact ACCET at 1722 N. Street, NW., Washington, DC 20036. Telephone: (202) 955-1113.

REFUND POLICY                                

Refund During Cancellation Period

A student is allowed to cancel an agreement for a course of instruction and obtain a refund of charges paid (less the non-refundable $100 application fee and the STRF contribution) through attendance at the first class session, or the seventh day after enrollment, whichever is later, including any equipment or other goods and services included in the agreement. The student is advised that a notice of cancellation shall be in writing, and that a withdrawal will be effectuated by the student’s written notice or by the student’s conduct, including but not necessarily limited to, a student’s lack of attendance. If mailed in, the cancellation note becomes effective as of the postmark if properly addressed with proper postage.

Refund After Cancellation Period

If a student withdraws after seven (7) business days where the first day is the first day class was attended, the student is entitled to only a partial refund. The student has the right to withdraw from school at any time and receive a refund for that part of the course not taken, for which the student has paid. The amount of that refund is to be “100% pro-rated” which means that the student is refunded for all classes paid for but not taken after the point of last date of attendance (LDA) from the course. The refund is to be paid within thirty (30) days of withdrawal and a refund notice is to be sent to the student.

Refund Example

The following is an example of refunds and amounts. The 20-Week Intensive English Course costs $2000 and meets for 400 clock hours. There is no special equipment for this course. There is an additional $100 non-refundable charge for materials.There is an additional $100 non-refundable application fee. If the student has paid for the course in full ($2000) and withdraws after completing 200 hours of instruction, or 50% of the course, the student will receive 50% of the tuition as a refund ($1000).

Tuition Payment                                         

A $100 non-refundable Application Fee is due 4 weeks prior to the course start date (later when applications are accepted less than a month prior to course start date). The tuition is due in full on the first day of the course. Students may not pay in payments and failure to pay tuition on the first day of the class will result in exclusion from the class until tuition is paid.  Transworld Schools treats all students fairly and equitably relative to tuition, other charges, and refunds.


CREDIT CARD CHARGEBACKS You understand that any credit card chargebacks for any payment previously made toward payment of any classes, shall be considered intentional fraud and treated correspondingly by seeking all available financial relief allowed by law. In the event of a credit card chargeback initiated by the you or your issuing bank, Transworld Schools reserves the right to charge an additional fee of $150 added onto your account balance, for administration time for submitting a dispute to your credit card company.

CREDIT CARD FRAUD To help fight credit card fraud Transworld Schools will record your IP address and use address verification with all credit card purchases made on our website. Transworld Schools takes credit card fraud very seriously and all attempts to use fraudulent / stolen credit cards on our website will be prosecuted to the fullest extend of the law.

COPYRIGHT All content included on this site, such as text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips, digital downloads, data compilations, and software, is the property of Transworld Schoolsor its content suppliers and protected by United States and international copyright laws. The compilation of all content on this site is the exclusive property of Transworld SchoolsTransworld Schools, with copyright authorship for this collection by Tsunami PC Productions, and protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. The software application provider and author for "osCommerce", is used under the GNU GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE and all original authorship and credit for osCommerce remains the intellectual rights of www.oscommerce.com.

TRADEMARKS Transworld Schools, Transworld Schools trademarks and trade dress may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not Transworld Schools, in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among customers, or in any manner that disparages or discredits Transworld Schools. All other trademarks not owned by Transworld Schools, Transworld Schools, or its subsidiaries that appear on this site are the property of their respective owners, who may or may not be affiliated with, connected to, or sponsored by Transworld Schools or its subsidiaries.

LICENSE AND SITE ACCESS Transworld Schools grants you a limited license to access and make personal use of this site and not to download (other than page caching) or modify it, or any portion of it, except with express written consent of Transworld Schools. This license does not include any resale or commercial use of this site or its contents: any collection and use of any product listings, descriptions, or prices: any derivative use of this site or its contents: any downloading or copying of account information for the benefit of another merchant: or any use of data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction tools. This site or any portion of this site may not be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, visited, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose without express written consent of Transworld Schools. You may not frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any trademark, logo, or other proprietary information (including images, text, page layout, or form) of Transworld Schools and our associates without express written consent. You may not use any meta tags or any other "hidden text" utilizing Transworld Schools' name or trademarks without the express written consent of Transworld Schools. Any unauthorized use terminates the permission or license granted by Transworld Schools. You are granted a limited, revocable, and nonexclusive right to create a hyperlink to the home page of this site Transworld Schools so long as the link does not portray Transworld Schools, its associates, or their products or services in a false, misleading, derogatory, or otherwise offensive matter. You may not use any Transworld Schools' logo or other proprietary graphic or trademark as part of the link without express written permission.

YOUR MEMBERSHIP ACCOUNT If you use this site, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password and for restricting access to your computer, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password. If you are under 18, you may use our website only with involvement of a parent or guardian. Transworld Schools sand its associates reserve the right to refuse service, terminate accounts, remove or edit content, or cancel orders in their sole discretion.

REVIEWS, COMMENTS, EMAILS, AND OTHER CONTENT If and where possible, visitors to this site may post reviews, comments, and other content, and submit suggestions, ideas, comments, questions, or other information, so long as the content 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 card or other content. Transworld Schools reserves the right (but not the obligation) to remove or edit such content, but does not regularly review content posted by other parties.

If you do post content or submit material, and unless we indicate otherwise, you grant Transworld Schools and its associates a nonexclusive, 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 grant Transworld Schools and its associates and sublicensees the right to use the name that you submit in connection with such content, if we so choose. You represent and warrant that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to the content that you post, that the content is accurate, that use of the content you supply does not violate this policy and will not cause injury to any person or entity, and that you will indemnify Transworld Schools or its associates for all claims resulting from content you supply. Transworld Schools Transworld Schoolshas the right but not the obligation to monitor and edit or remove any activity or content. Transworld Schools takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any content posted by you or any third party.

RISK OF LOSS All services purchased from Transworld Schools are made pursuant to our contract. Risk of loss and title for such services pass to you upon our fulfillment of providing those services.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY THIS SITE IS PROVIDED BY Transworld Schools ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. Transworld Schools MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE OPERATION OF THIS SITE OR THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS, OR SERVICES INCLUDED ON THIS SITE. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THIS SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK.

TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY APPLICABLE LAW, Transworld Schools DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. Transworld Schools DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THIS SITE, ITS SERVERS, OR E-MAIL SENT FROM Transworld SchoolsARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. Transworld Schools WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM THE USE OF THIS SITE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES.

CERTAIN STATE LAWS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN DAMAGES. IF THESE LAWS APPLY TO YOU, SOME OR ALL OF THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS, OR LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU, AND YOU MIGHT HAVE ADDITIONAL RIGHTS.

APPLICABLE LAW By visiting Transworld Schools, you agree that the laws of the state of California, without regard to principles of conflict of laws, will govern these Conditions of Use and any dispute of any sort that might arise between you and Transworld Schools or its associates.

DISPUTES Any dispute relating in any way to your visit to Transworld Schools or to services you purchase through Transworld Schools shall be submitted to confidential arbitration in California, except that, to the extent you have in any manner violated or threatened to violate Transworld Schools' intellectual property rights, Transworld Schools may seek injunctive or other appropriate relief in any state or federal court in the state of California, and you consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in such courts. Arbitration under this agreement shall be conducted under the rules then prevailing of the American Arbitration Association. The arbitrators award shall be binding and may be entered as a judgment in any court of competent jurisdiction. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, no arbitration under this Agreement shall be joined to an arbitration involving any other party subject to this Agreement, whether through class arbitration proceedings or otherwise.

SITE POLICIES, MODIFICATION, AND SEVERABILITY Please review our other policies posted on this site. These policies also govern your visit to TransworldSchools.com. We reserve the right to make changes to our site, policies, and these Conditions of Use at any time. If any of these conditions shall be deemed invalid, void, or for any reason unenforceable, that condition shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining condition.

QUESTIONS: Questions regarding our Terms Of Service, Privacy Policy, or other policy related material can be directed to our support staff by clicking on the "Contact Us" link in the site menu.