ICC Academy Private LTD Terms and Conditions of Registration and Use
The mission of the ICC Academy Private LTD (hereafter “ICC Academy“) is to provide an international access to online training and certification programs (hereafter the “Services“) in the areas of banking, trade finance and international trade to any individual standing with a bona fide interest in such domain that registers with ICC Academy (hereafter the “Users“).
The Services include access to an interactive e-learning platform, which will allow Users to attend courses dedicated to various subjects, based on eBooks, e-Cases, e-Videos, webinars, or practice exams developed by experts (hereafter the “Material“).
These Terms and Conditions of Registration and Use (hereafter the “Terms“) govern the ICC Academy website, http://icc.academy (hereafter the “Website“). By using the Website, you acknowledge that you have read the Terms and agree that the Terms constitute a binding legal agreement between you and ICC Academy. If you do not agree to comply with the Terms, please do not use the Website.
ICC Academy reserves the right to modify the Terms at any time. Any change or modification of the Terms will be effective one month after their publication on the Website. You can determine when ICC Academy last changed the Terms by referring to the “Last Updated” mention above. In all cases, your continued use of the Website after the coming into effect of such modifications constitutes binding acceptance of these modified Terms.
1. Access to the Services
To access the Services, and display the content to which you are provided access by ICC Academy, either as a User or a Member, you must register.
– Opening an ICC Academy account
To become an authorized user of the Services, you will need to complete the registration process by filling-in all mandatory fields with true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted in the registration form, and maintain and promptly update this information to keep it true, accurate, current and complete. You will be asked to accept these Terms, and you will be assigned a username and a password allowing you to access your ICC Academy account (hereafter the “User Account“).
– User Restrictions
ICC Academy is only open to individuals, to the exclusion of any association, company, registered or not, or any other business entity. To benefit from the Services offered by ICC Academy, you must be at least 18 years of age and fully able and competent to enter into the Terms.
Individuals who are permanent residents of North Korea and Iran are strictly prohibited from registering on the ICC Academy Website.
When you open a User Account, you will be assigned a username and password that is unique to you. Your username and password are for your personal use only, and not for use by any other person. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality and security of the username and password, and agree not to transfer your password or username, or lend or otherwise transfer your use of the Services or access to the Website to any third party. You are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your username and password. You agree to immediately notify ICC Academy of any unauthorized use of your username and password or any other breach of security related to your account or the Website. ICC Academy is not liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with any of the foregoing obligations.
4. Optional membership
When opening your User Account, you will have the option to become an ICC Academy member (hereafter “Member“). ICC Academy membership allows you to benefit from many advantages, such as access to professional networking communities, exclusive publications and information, career development path, special membership savings (trainings, events, etc.), and significantly reduced prices for attending the different courses and receiving the certification examinations. Membership requires payment of a yearly membership fee.
You may also decide to become a Member later on, once you are already registered as a User.
At the end of each membership year, you will be notified of such fact and you shall then (i) renew your membership and the payment of the yearly membership fees, or (ii) cancel your membership.
You may terminate your membership at any time. If you chose to terminate your membership, you agree that you will not get a refund.
You recognize that ICC Academy has the right, with or without notice, to suspend or terminate your User Account and refuse any and all current or future access and use of any Services if it suspects that the information you provided is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, or if you are not allowed to register according to these Terms. To this effect, ICC Academy reserves the right to undertake any verification and to request from you any document that may prove that your information is accurate, and that you are allowed to register as a User.
You also recognize that ICC Academy may terminate your User Account and your right to use the Services, if in ICC Academy’s sole discretion; you fail to comply with any term or provisions of these Terms.
Any termination of your User Account will automatically result in the termination of your membership in progress, if any, without any refund of the membership fees being available.
6. Online Courses and certifications – Fees
Once you are registered on the ICC Academy Website, you will be able to select the courses you wish to attend. In order to participate in an online course, you will be required to register in the course by selecting the course from the list of offered courses and you will be required to pay a fee.
ICC Academy may choose to offer a certificate, statement or other acknowledgement or documentation to you and/or your company if you satisfy certain criteria (e.g., course completion) in connection with one or more courses or programs made available to you through ICC Academy (a “Certificate”). The issuance of a Certificate to you and/or your company, and the criteria governing such issuance, are solely within our discretion and may be changed at any time. In addition, you acknowledge that (a) your receipt of a Certificate, if any, does not represent an endorsement by ICC Academy and (b) ICC Academy is not an accredited educational institution, nor have sought any such accreditation, and any such Certificate does not convey any academic credit or standing. You agree that you will not seek to obtain a Certificate through any false, misleading, or unlawful means, or misrepresent to any third party the nature, content or terms of issuance of any such Certificate.
The examination to get certified from the ICC Academy after completing the relevant courses is also subject to the payment of a fee.
Course and certification fees are payable at the time of registration for the course or the examination. You are responsible for paying all fees and applicable taxes in a timely manner with a payment accepted by the Website. ICC Academy expressly reserves the right to refuse access to any course or examination if the fee is not paid, is cancelled or not processed for any reason.
ICC Academy reserves the right to change the fees at any time in its sole discretion.
7. Billing and payment
ICC Academy fees are quoted in US dollars and exclusive of any applicable VAT, GST or any applicable tax, which shall be added to the quoted price and shall be payable to ICC Academy together with the quoted price.
By making this payment, you recognize that you have checked that this payment could validly be made pursuant to national and international laws and regulations applicable to this transaction including those adopted by the State of origin of the currency used.
You may effect payment by using one of the following payment methods (hereafter the “Payment Instrument“):
- payment by credit card: Visa, MasterCard, American Express;
- payment through promotional codes or vouchers that have been offered to you.
You may be asked during the payment process to provide your credit card information. As a User of the Services, you agree that your credit card will be charged, or your bank account debited of the applicable fees and any sales tax and any other charges you may incur in connection with your use of the Services. Except as stated therein, all fees and charges are nonrefundable. You agree to pay all amounts due pursuant to the order and to maintain adequate funds or credit balances on your Payment Instrument to satisfy all amounts due to ICC Academy.
Any bank fees or charges incurred on your Payment Instrument by your credit firm or bank are your responsibility. Except if otherwise expressly refused by you, all fees will be billed to the Payment Instrument you designated when you first incurred a charge on the Services. If any of your billing information changes, you must update that information by contacting ICC Academy, using the contact details that appear on the Website or by means of the “Contact Us” link.
8. Course modification or cancellation
The Website, including the Material, may contain errors and omissions. ICC Academy reserves the right to correct errors or omissions without prior notice. ICC Academy also reserves the right to cancel or discontinue any course, in which case ICC Academy will refund your payment related to this course.
9. License to Use the Services for Permitted Use
Ownership of ICC Academy Material is further described in Section 10 (Intellectual Property) of these Terms.
You are granted a personal, non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-sub-licensable, limited right to access the Website and use the Services and the Material for which you are provided access by ICC Academy, either as a User or a Member. This access is for your private, non-commercial use solely for personal training and education purposes, provided that you do not modify such content in any way (including create derivative works thereof).
You warrant and represent that you will use the Services for personal training and education only, and that you will not use the Services for any commercial or other purpose, or allow any other person to access the Website or use the Services. You specifically agree not to sell, lease or rent access to the Website or otherwise transfer any rights to use the Services.
10. IP Rights on the Material
All content or other materials available on the Website, including but not limited to ICC Academy Material, code, images, illustrations, designs, layout, arrangements, displays, icons, audio and video files are the property of ICC Academy and are protected by copyright. You may not copy, reproduce, retransmit, distribute, publish, commercially exploit or otherwise transfer content from the Website, nor may you modify or create derivative works of such content.
The logos, names and graphics on the Website may be trademarks of ICC Academy or any of its affiliates or partners. Use, reproduction, copying or redistribution of ICC Academy trademarks, without the prior written permission of ICC Academy or any of its affiliates or partners, is prohibited.
11. Discussion Forums / Members submissions
The Website may provide you the ability to upload certain information, text, or materials, including without limitation, any information, text or materials that you post on the Website’s discussion forums (hereafter “User Content“).
You may not use the Website to transmit, display, perform or otherwise make available any User Content (i) that is illegal, obscene, threatening, of a “spamming” nature, defamatory, or invasive of privacy; (ii) so as to violate or infringe any copyrights, trademarks, patents, trade secrets, other intellectual property rights, privacy or publicity rights, communications regulations or statutes, or any other laws, including without limitation laws concerning defamation, harassment, obscenity, or pornography; or (iii) that constitutes political campaigning or commercial solicitation or that contains software viruses or other computer code designed to interfere with the functionality of any computer systems.
You agree that, if a third party claims that any User Content you have published on the Website is unlawful, you will bear the burden of establishing that such User Content complies with all applicable laws. ICC Academy do not and cannot review all User Content on the discussion forums, and more generally on the Website, and is not responsible to you or any other party with respect to, and do not endorse or make any representation or warranty with respect to, any User Content provided or made available by other users of the Website. ICC Academy has the right to remove User Content from the Website, block access, or take other action with respect to the User Content in its sole discretion.
Grant of license: By your submission of User Content, you hereby grant ICC Academy an irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, royalty free, fully transferable, worldwide license to use, disclose, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, publicly perform and publicly display, modify and otherwise exploit such User Content for any purpose, and in any form or media. You also grant to other users of the ICC Academy services, including this Website, a non-exclusive license to access, reproduce and use such User Content in connection with their own use of ICC Academy services in compliance with these Terms. In addition, you hereby waive any claims against ICC Academy for any alleged or actual infringement of any rights of privacy or publicity, intellectual property rights, moral rights, or rights of attribution in connection with our use of such User Content as permitted by these Terms.
12. Prohibited Conduct
You agree that you will not:
- Use any robot, spider, scraper, deep link or other similar automated data gathering or extraction tools, program, algorithm or methodology to access, acquire, copy or monitor the Website or any portion or the Website;
- Use or attempt to use any engine, software, tool, agent, or other device or mechanism to navigate or search the Website, other than the search engines and search agents available through the Services and other than generally available web browsers;
- Post or transmit any file which contains viruses, worms, Trojan horses or any other contaminating or destructive features, or that otherwise interfere with the proper working or the Website or the Services;
- Attempt to decipher, decompile, disassemble, or reverse-engineer any of the software comprised in, or in any way making up a part of the Website or the Services.
The Website may include hyperlinks to sites maintained or controlled by others. These links are included on the Website for you convenience only, and you access them at your own risk. ICC Academy is not responsible, and does not routinely screen, approve, review or endorse the contents of or use of any of the products or services that may be offered by these sites.
14. Disclaimer of Warranties
ICC Academy, this Website and the Services and Material offered in connection therewith are not offered by an accredited educational provider. Your use of the Website, the Services or the Material is at your own risk. The ICC Academy Services are provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis, without any warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including without limitation, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for use of a particular purpose, or non-infringement. ICC Academy does not make any warranty or representation with respect to the completeness, security, reliability, quality, accuracy or availability of the Services.
ICC Academy does not warrant that the Services will operate in an uninterrupted or error-free manner, or that the Website is free of viruses or other harmful components. Use of information obtained from or through the Website is at your own risk.
Without limiting the foregoing, ICC Academy does not warrant that (i) the Services will meet your requirements or expectations or achieve the intended purposes, (ii) the Website will not experience outages or otherwise be uninterrupted, timely, secure or error-free, (iii) the information obtained from the Services will be accurate, complete, current or error-free, completely secure or reliable, (iv) that you will be able to receive information from or through the Website or (v) that defects in or on the Website will be corrected.
15. Limitation of Liability
You agree that ICC Academy will not be liable to you for any loss or damages, either actual or consequential, arising out of or relating to these Terms, or to your (or any third party’s) use, misuse or inability to use the Services, or to your placement of User Content on the Website, or to your reliance upon information obtained from or through the Services, or in connection with any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, or line or system failure, even if ICC Academy or an ICC Academy authorized representative has been advised of the possibility of such damages.
Applicable law may not allow the limitation or the exclusion of liability or incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you. In no event shall ICC Academy’s total liability to you for all damages, losses, and causes of action (whether in contract, tort, including but not limited to negligence, or otherwise) exceed the amount paid by you for the use of the Services, excluding the membership fees, during twelve (12) months preceding the cause of action.
Except to the extent prohibited under applicable law, you agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless ICC Academy from and against all claims, actions, demands, losses or damages including reasonable attorney’s fees arising out of your use of, or activities in connection with the Services, your placement of User Content on the Website, or any violation or alleged violation of these Terms by you.
If you have any questions regarding the Services provided through the Website, you may contact ICC Academy.
Notices to you may be made via either email or regular mail. Notices to ICC Academy should be directed to the address listed above. ICC Academy may also provide notices of changes to these Terms or other matters by displaying notices or links to notices to you on the Website.
ICC Academy’s failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Terms shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.
If any provision of the Terms is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court shall endeavor to give effect to the parties’ intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of the Terms remain in full force and effect.
You may not assign the Terms or any of your rights or obligations under the Terms without ICC Academy’s prior written consent.
The Terms inure to the benefit of ICC Academy’s successors, assigns and licensees.
The section titles in the Terms are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect.
19. Governing Law; Jurisdiction
THE TERMS ARE GOVERNED BY AND SHALL BE CONSTRUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LAW OF THE REPUBLIC OF SINGAPORE, WITHOUT REGARD TO ITS PRINCIPLES OF CONFLICTS OF LAW.
YOU AGREE THAT ALL CONTROVERSIES, DISPUTES, DEMANDS, COUNTS, CLAIMS, OR CAUSES OF ACTION BETWEEN YOU AND ICC ACADEMY ARISING OUT OF, UNDER, OR RELATED TO THESE TERMS SHALL BE SUBJECT TO THE EXCLUSIVE JURISDICTION OF THE COURTS OF SINGAPORE.