Terms & Conditions
EFFECTIVE DATE: MAY 25, 2018
Please read carefully. By ordering this product, you are agreeing to these terms and giving your virtual signature. By purchasing this product, you (herein referred to as “Client”) agree to the following terms stated herein.
The terms “us,” “we,” and “our” refers to School of Style. A “Visitor” is someone who merely browses our Website. A “Member” is someone who has registered with our Website to use our Services. The term “User” is a collective identifier that refers to either a Visitor or a Member. The term “Product” refers to any products we sell or give away.
All text, information, graphics, design, and data offered through our Website or Services, whether produced by our Members or by us, are collectively known as our “Content.” We distinguish content posted by our Members as “Member Content.”
ACCEPTANCE OF AGREEMENT
This Agreement is between you and School of Style.
This agreement contains warranty disclaimers and other provisions that limit our liability to you. Please read these terms and conditions carefully and in their entirety, as using, accessing, and/or browsing our website constitutes acceptance of these terms and conditions. If you do not agree to be bound to every term and condition set forth herein, please exit our site immediately and do not use access, and/or browse it further.
Except as otherwise noted, this Agreement constitutes the entire and only Agreement between you and School of Style and supersedes all other Agreements, representations, warranties, and understandings concerning our Website, Services, and the subject matter contained herein. However, for you to use our Website and/or Services, you may also be required to agree to additional terms and conditions. Those additional terms and conditions will be incorporated into this Agreement unless otherwise stated.
OUR RELATIONSHIP TO YOU
Nothing in this Agreement is to be construed as creating a partnership, venture alliance, or any other similar relationship. Each party shall be an independent contractor in its performance hereunder and shall retain control over its personnel and the manner in which such personnel performs hereunder. In no event shall such persons be deemed employees of the other party by virtue of participation or performance hereunder.
School of Style herein referred to as ‘Company,’ agrees to provide the Program, ’Social Media For Stylists’ or ‘Personal Styling Certification’ or ‘Stylist Certification Program’ or ‘Menswear Styling Certification’ as identified in our online commerce shopping cart. Client agrees to abide by all policies and procedures as outlined in this agreement as a condition of their participation in the Program.
This web page represents a legal document and is the Terms and Conditions (Agreement) for our website, schoolofstyle.com (Website). By using our Website, you agree to fully comply with and be bound by the following Agreement each time you use our Website. Please review the following terms carefully.
Our Privacy Notice is considered part of this Agreement and is available on this website. If you do not accept and agree to be bound by all the terms of this Agreement, including the schoolofstyle.com Privacy Notice, do not use this Website or our Services.
Our Website publishes content supplied by third parties, Users, Advertisers, Merchants, and Sponsors. Accordingly, School of Style has no editorial control over such content. Any opinions or other information or content expressed or made available by third parties, including information providers, Users, or any other user of our Website, are those of the respective author(s) and not of School of Style. School of Style does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, merchantability, or fitness for any particular purpose nor the legality of any content provided by any of these parties.
You understand that we do not operate or control the products or services offered by third-party Merchants. These merchants are responsible for all aspects of order processing, fulfillment, billing, and customer service. We are not a party to the transactions entered into between you and Merchants. You agree that use of or purchase from such Merchants is AT YOUR SOLE RISK AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND BY US. All rules, legal documents (including privacy policies), and operating procedures of Merchants will apply to you while on any Merchant websites.
You now acknowledge that nothing contained in our Website will constitute financial, investment, legal, and/or other professional advice and that no professional relationship of any kind is created between you and School of Style or our Members. You now agree that you will not make any financial, investment, legal, and/or other decision based in whole or in part on anything contained in our Website or Services.
Client understands that Company has not promised, shall not be obligated to and will not; (1) procure or attempt to obtain employment or business or sales for Client; (2) Perform any business management functions including but not limited to, accounting, tax or investment consulting, or advice with regard thereto; (3) act as a therapist providing psychoanalysis, psychological counseling or behavioral therapy; (4) act as a public relations manager (5) act as a publicist to procure any publicity, interviews, write-ups, features, television, print or digital media exposure for Client; (6) introduce Client to Company’s full network of contacts, media partners or business partners. Client understands that a relationship does not exist between the parties after the conclusion of this program. If the Parties continue their relationship, a separate agreement will be entered into
CHOICE OF LAW
This Agreement will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the state of California, without regard to conflict of law principles. Besides, you agree to submit to the personal jurisdiction and venue of such courts. Any cause of action by you concerning our Website or Service must be instituted within one (1) year after the cause of action arose or be forever waived and barred.
School of Style grants you a non-exclusive, nontransferable, revocable license to access and use our Website and Services strictly following this Agreement. Your use of our Website and Services is solely for internal, personal, non-commercial purposes unless otherwise provided for in this Agreement. You may use no printout or electronic version of any part of our Website or Services in any litigation or arbitration matter whatsoever under any circumstances.
You agree to comply with all applicable domestic and international laws, statutes, ordinances, and regulations regarding your use of our Website, Content, Services, and any software provided therein.
You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold our partners and us, agents, officers, directors, employees, subcontractors, successors, assigns, third-party suppliers of information and documents, attorneys, advertisers, product and service providers, and affiliates free from any liability, loss, claim, and expense, including reasonable attorney’s fees, related to your violation of this Agreement or use of our Website or Services.
RESOLUTION OF DISPUTES
If not resolved first by good-faith negotiation between the parties, every controversy or dispute relating to this Agreement will be submitted to the American Arbitration Association. All claims against Company must be lodged within 100-days of the date of the first claim or otherwise be forfeited forever. The arbitration shall occur within ninety (90) days from the time of the initial arbitration demand. The parties shall cooperate to ensure that the arbitration process is completed within the ninety (90) day period. The parties shall cooperate in exchanging and expediting discovery as part of the arbitration process. The written decision of the arbitrators (which will provide for the payment of costs) will be binding and conclusive and not subject to judicial review and may be entered and enforced in any court of proper jurisdiction, either as a judgment of law or a decree in equity, as circumstances may indicate. In disputes involving unpaid balances on behalf of Client, Client is responsible for all arbitration and attorney fees.
If a dispute arises between the Parties for which monetary relief is inadequate and where a Party may suffer irreparable harm in the absence of an appropriate remedy, the injured Party may apply to any court of competent jurisdiction for equitable relief, including without limitation a temporary restraining order or injunction.
Any notices to be given hereunder by either Party to the other may be effected by personal delivery or by mail, registered or certified, postage prepaid with return receipt requested. Notices delivered personally shall be deemed communicated as of the date of actual receipt; mailed notices shall be deemed communicated as of three (3) days after the date of mailing. For purposes of this Agreement, “personal delivery” includes notice transmitted by fax or email. Email: help [at] school of style [dot] com. This Agreement shall be binding upon and inure to the benefit of the parties hereto, their respective heirs, executors, administrators, successors and permitted assigns. Any breach or the failure to enforce any provision hereof shall not constitute a waiver of that or any other provision in any other circumstance. This Agreement constitutes and contains the entire agreement between the parties concerning its subject matter, supersedes all previous discussions, negotiations, proposals, agreements and understandings between them relating to such subject matter. This Agreement shall be governed by and construed by the laws of the State of California, United States of America.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
Client agrees they used Company’s services at their own risk and that Program is only an educational service being provided. Client releases Company, its officers, employees, directors, subsidiaries, principals, agents, heirs, executors, administrators, successors, assigns, Instructors, guides, staff, Participants, and related entities any way as well as the venue where the Programs are being held (if applicable) and any of its owners, executives, agents, or staff (hereinafter “Releasees”) from any and all damages that may result from any claims arising from any agreements, all actions, causes of action, contracts, claims, suits, costs, demands and damages of whatever nature or kind in law or in equity arising from my participation in the Programs. Client accepts all risks, foreseeable or unforeseeable. Client agrees that Company will not be held liable for any damages of any kind resulting in or arising from including but not limited to; direct, indirect, incidental, special, negligent, consequential, or exemplary damages happening from the use or misuse of Company’s services or enrolment in the Program. Company assumes no responsibility for errors or omissions that may appear in any of the program materials.
The Parties agree and accept that the only venue for resolving such dispute shall be in the venue set forth herein below. The parties agree that they neither will engage in any conduct or communications with a third party, public or private, designed to disparage the other. Neither Client nor any of Client’s associates, employees or affiliates will directly or indirectly, in any capacity or manner, make, express, transmit speak, write, verbalize or otherwise communicate in any way (or cause, further, assist, solicit, encourage, support or participate in any of the foregoing), any remark, comment, message, information, declaration, communication or other statement of any kind, whether verbal, in writing, electronically transferred or otherwise, that might reasonably be construed to be derogatory or critical of, or negative toward, the Company or any of its programs, members, owner-directors, officers, Affiliates, subsidiaries, employees, agents or representatives.
In the event that any cause beyond the reasonable control of either Party, including without limitation acts of God, war, curtailment or interruption of transportation facilities, threats or acts of terrorism, State Department travel advisory, labor strike or civil disturbance, make it inadvisable, illegal, or impossible, either because of unreasonable increased costs or risk of injury, for either Company to perform its obligations under this Agreement, the Company’s performance shall be extended without liability for the period of delay or inability to perform due to such occurrence.
If any provision of this Agreement is held by to be invalid or unenforceable, the remaining provisions shall nevertheless continue in full force. The failure of either Party to exercise any right provided for herein will not be deemed a waiver of that right or any further rights hereunder.
Client may not assign this Agreement without the express written consent of Company.
OUR INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
Our Website may contain our service marks or trademarks as well as those of our affiliates or other companies in the form of words, graphics, and logos. Your use of our Website or Services does not constitute any right or license for you to use our service marks or trademarks without the prior written permission of School of Style.
Our Content, as found on our Website and Services, is protected under copyright. The copying, redistribution, use, or publication by you of any such Content is strictly prohibited. Your use of our Website and Services does not grant you any ownership rights to our Content.
SEVERABILITY AND SURVIVAL
Should any part of this Agreement be held invalid or unenforceable, that portion will be construed consistent with applicable law, and the remaining portions will remain in full force and effect. To the extent that any Content is in conflict or inconsistent with this Agreement, this Agreement will take precedence. Our failure to enforce any provision of this Agreement will not be deemed a waiver of such a provision, nor of the right to impose such a provision. Our rights under this Agreement will survive any termination of this Agreement.
ELIGIBILITY AND REGISTRATION FOR MEMBERSHIP
To use our Services, you must register with our Website to become a Member. Your Membership is not transferable or assignable and is void where prohibited. Any registration by, use of, or access to our Website by anyone under that age is unauthorized, unlicensed, and in violation of these Terms and Conditions. School of Style has sole right and discretion to determine whether to accept a Member and may reject a Member’s registration with or without explanation.
When you complete the Product (class) registration process, you will receive a password that will allow you to access our Services. You agree to maintain the confidentiality of your password and are entirely responsible for all liability and damages resulting from your failure to maintain that confidentiality as well as all activities that occur through the use of your password.
You agree to immediately notify us of any unauthorized use of your password or any other breach of security. You agree that our Website cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with password security as discussed herein.
Errors, Corrections, and Changes
We do not represent or otherwise warrant that our Website will be error-free or free from viruses or other harmful components, or that we will correct any errors. We do not represent or otherwise warrant that the information available on or through our Website will be correct, accurate, timely, or otherwise reliable.
School of Style reserves the right at our sole discretion to change any content, software, and other items used or contained in our Website or Services at any time without notice.
TERMINATION OF MEMBERSHIP
Your membership with us is valid until terminated by you or us. Your rights under these Terms and Conditions will terminate without our notice if you fail to comply with any term of these Terms and Conditions. Upon termination, you will stop representing yourself as a registered Member or Client. You must delete or destroy any information or content (including all copies) obtained from our Website. Specific provisions of this Agreement, including, but not limited to, copyrights, indemnity, trademarks, limitation of liability, warranty, and jurisdictional issues will survive the termination of this Agreement.
Stylist Certification Program: One payment of $1997 or 12 payments of $197 ($2364 total)
Personal Stylist Certification: $997 or 12 payments of $97 ($1297 total)
Menswear Styling Certification: $697 or 6 payments of $137 ($822 total)
Social Media For Stylists: $97
Style Society Alumni Club: $19.97 per month. No refunds. Cancel anytime
If you select 12 or 6 monthly payments, you will pay the first installment today, and an additional 11 or 5 months from the date of purchase, depending on which option you chose. If you decide to select this option, you are responsible for all 6 or 12 payments unless a refund is requested according to the terms further outlined below. Please note that if you choose the 12 payment option, School of Style retains the right to suspend access to any program if payments are not made as they are due. Furthermore, if at any time if there is a past due amount, access to the program will be temporarily restricted until the account is in current financial standing. Each monthly invoice only indicates the payment and balance due for the current month listed on that individual invoice and did not reflect the ongoing or remaining balance of the account. Should you have any account questions, please email [email protected] at any time.
Payment plan payments will be automatically charged to your credit card on or around the same date as your original purchase.
METHODS OF PAYMENT
If Client elects to pay by monthly installments, Client authorizes Company to charge Client’s credit card or debit card. If Client chooses to pay in FULL, Client may pay by credit card or debit card.
You represent and warrant that if you are purchasing something from us, (i) any payment information you supply is accurate and complete, (ii) charges incurred by you will be honored by your bank or credit card company, (iii) you will pay the charges incurred by you at the posted prices, including any applicable taxes, and (iv) if your initial payment method fails, you will still pay the incurred charges, including any surcharge we may incur due to the failed payment.
SCHOOL OF STYLE REFUND POLICY
We want you to be satisfied with your purchase, but we also want you to give your best effort to apply all of the training provided in the course. We offer a 30-day refund period for purchases, for all online classes except Social Media For Stylists.
Please note, if you select the 6 or 12 payment option, we are not able to stop payments without a formal refund request. If you opted for a payment plan and you do not request a refund within 30 days, you are required by law to complete the remaining payments of your payment plan.
If you decide your purchase was not the right decision, within 30 days of enrollment, contact our support team at [email protected] and let us know you’d like a refund by the 30th day at 11:59 EST.
We will NOT provide refunds more than 30 days following the date of purchase. After day 30, all payments are non-refundable, and you are responsible for the full amount of the fees for the program regardless of whether or not you complete the program.
All refunds are discretionary as determined by School of Style. To further clarify, we will not provide refunds after the 30th day from your date of purchase and all payments must be made on a timely basis. If payments are not delivered on time, you agree to pay interest on all past-due sums at a rate of 1.5% per month or the highest rate allowed by law, whichever is greater.
*We do NOT offer refunds for Social Media For Stylists under any circumstances
School of Style is not responsible or liable in any manner for any Content posted on our Website or in connection with our Services, whether posted or caused by Members of our Website, or by School of Style. Although we provide rules for Member conduct and postings, we do not control and are not responsible for what Members post, transmit, or share on our Website or Services, and are not responsible for any offensive, inappropriate, obscene, unlawful, or otherwise objectionable content you may encounter using our Website or Services. School of Style is not responsible for the online or offline conduct of any User of our Website or Services.
Our Website or Services may be temporarily unavailable from time to time for maintenance or other reasons. School of Style assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction, unauthorized access to, or alteration of Member communications.
School of Style is not responsible for any technical malfunction or other problems of any telephone network or service, computer system, server or provider, computer or mobile phone equipment, or software, or for any failure of email on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet, or for any combination thereof – including injury or damage to Members’ or any other person’s computer, mobile phone, or other hardware or software – related to or resulting from the use or downloading of materials in connection with our Website or Services, including, without limitation, any software provided through our Website or Services.
Under no circumstances will School of Style be responsible for any loss or damage, including any loss or damage, personal injury, or death resulting from anyone’s use of our Website or Services, or any interactions between Users of our Website or Services, whether online or offline.
Reference to any products, services, processes, or other information by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, supplier, or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, sponsorship, recommendation, or any affiliation with our Website by third parties or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized by our Services.
Programs are developed for strictly educational purposes ONLY. Client accepts and agrees that Client is 100% responsible for their progress and results from the Programs. Company makes no representations, warranties or guarantees verbally or in writing. Client understands that because of the nature of the program and extent, the results experienced by each client may significantly vary. Client acknowledges that as with any business endeavor, there is an inherent risk of loss of capital and there is no guarantee that Client will reach their goals as a result of participation in the Programs. Program education and the information is intended for a general audience and does not purport to be, nor should it be construed as, specific advice tailored to any individual. Company assumes no responsibility for errors or omissions that may appear in any program materials.
Without limiting the foregoing, we have sole discretion to remove any Member Content that violates this Agreement, or that is otherwise objectionable in our sole discretion. Members are responsible for complying with all applicable federal and state laws for their content, including copyright and trademark laws. Members will respect copyright and trademark laws.
You warrant that you will not use our Services to infringe on the intellectual property rights of others in any way. In accordance with the DMCA and other applicable law, we have adopted a policy of terminating Members whom we deem, in our sole discretion, to be infringers of others’ intellectual property rights.
As a Member, you agree not to use our Services to do any of the following:
Upload, post, or otherwise transmit any Member Content that:
Violates any local, state, federal, or international laws
Infringes on any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, or other proprietary rights of any party
Harms, threatens, defames, promotes violence or illegal activities, or is otherwise vulgar, obscene, abusive, harassing, tortuous, libelous, invasive of another’s privacy, hateful, or racially, ethically, or otherwise objectionable.
Links directly or indirectly to any materials to which you do not have a right to link
Contains any private information of any third party, including, without limitation, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, Social Security numbers, and credit card numbers
Contains software viruses or any other computer code, files, or programs designed to interrupt, destroy, or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment, or to extract information from our Website or Services
Contains any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, solicitations, promotional materials, junk mail, spam, chain letters, pyramid schemes, or any other form of solicitation
In the sole judgment of [Our Company] is objectionable or restricts or inhibits any other person from using or enjoying our Website or Services, or which may expose [Our Company], our affiliates, or our Users to any harm or liability of any type
Use our Content to:
Develop a competing website
Redistribute it in any manner, including, but not limited to, sale, license, lease, rental, subscription, or any other distribution mechanism
Decompile, disassemble, or reverse engineer our Website, Services, and any related software
Use our Website or Services in any manner that violates this Agreement or any local, state, federal, or international laws.
The Company respects Client’s privacy and insists that Client recognizes the Company’s and Program Participants (herein referred to as “Participants”). Thus, consider this a mutual non-disclosure agreement. Any Confidential Information shared by Program participants or any representative of the Company is confidential, Proprietary, and belongs solely and exclusively to the Participant who discloses it. Parties agree not to disclose, reveal or make use of any Confidential Information or any transactions, during discussions, or any form of communication. Confidential Information includes, but is not limited to, information disclosed in connection with this Agreement, and shall not include information rightfully obtained from a third party. Both Parties will keep Confidential Information in strictest confidence and shall use the best efforts to safeguard the Confidential Information and to protect it against disclosure, misuse, espionage, loss, and theft. Client agrees not to violate the Company’s publicity or privacy rights. Furthermore, Client will NOT reveal any information to a third party obtained in connection with this Agreement or Company’s direct or indirect dealings with Client including but not limited to; names, email addresses, third-party company titles or positions, phone numbers or addresses. Additionally, Company will not, at any time, either directly or indirectly, disclose confidential information to any third party. Further, by purchasing this product, you agree that if you violate or display any likelihood of breaking this session, the Company and the other Program participant(s) will be entitled to injunctive relief to prohibit any such violations to protect against the harm of such abuses.
NON-DISCLOSURE OF COACHING MATERIALS
Material given to Client in the course of Client’s work with the Company is proprietary, copyrighted and developed solely and specifically for Company. All materials, procedures, policies, and standards, all teaching manuals, all teaching aids, all supplements and the like that have been or will be made are for personal use in or in conjunction with this training program only. Original materials that have been provided to Client are for Client’s individual use only and a single-user license. Client agrees that such proprietary material is solely for Client’s personal use. Any disclosure, reproduction, and sale by Client to a third party are strictly prohibited. Program content may not be sold, tape-recorded, videotaped, shared, taught, given away, or otherwise divulged without the express written consent of School of Style.
NO TRANSFER OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
School of Style programs are copyrighted, and original materials that have been provided to Client are for Client’s individual use only and a single-user license. Client is not authorized to use any of Company’s intellectual property for Client’s business purposes. All intellectual property, including Company’s copyrighted program and/or course materials, shall remain the sole property of School of Style. No license to sell or distribute Company’s materials is granted or implied. By purchasing this product, Client agrees (1) not to infringe any copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret, or other intellectual property rights, (2) that any Confidential Information shared by the Company is confidential and proprietary, and belongs solely and exclusively to the Company, (3) Client agrees not to disclose such information to any other person or use it in any manner other than in discussion with the Company. Further, by purchasing this product, Client agrees that if Client violates, or displays any likelihood of violating, any of Client’s agreements contained in this paragraph, the Company will be entitled to injunctive relief to prohibit any such violations and to protect against the harm of such violations.
USE OF INFORMATION
You grant School of Style a license to use the information and materials you post to our Website. By posting, displaying, transmitting, performing, or otherwise distributing information or other content (“Member Content”) to our Website, you are granting School of Style, its officers, directors, employees, agents, consultants, representatives, and affiliates, a license to use the Member Content in connection with the operation of the business of School of Style, its directors, employees, officers, affiliates, representatives, consultants, and agents, including, without limitation, a right to distribute, copy, transmit, publicly display, reproduce, translate, edit, and reformat Member Content. You understand and agree that you will not be compensated for any Member Content. By posting Member Content on our Website or Service, you warrant and represent that you own the rights to the Member Content or are authorized to publish, display, distribute, perform, or transmit Member Content.
We reserve the right to investigate complaints or reported violations of this Agreement and to take any action we deem appropriate, including, but not limited to, reporting any suspected unlawful activity to law enforcement officials, regulators, or other third parties and disclosing any information necessary or appropriate to such persons or entities relating to your profile, email addresses, usage history, posted materials, IP addresses, and traffic information.
LINKING TO OUR WEBSITE
You may provide links to our Website provided that (a) you do not remove or obscure any portion of our Website by framing or otherwise, (b) your website does not engage in illegal or pornographic activities, and (c) you cease providing links to our Website immediately upon our request.
LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES
Our Website may from time to time contain links to third-party websites. The inclusion of links for any site on our Website does not mean that we endorse, guarantee, warrant, or recommend the services, information, content, and/or data of such third-party websites.
School of Style has no control over the legal documents and privacy practices of third-party websites; you access any third-party sites at your own risk. We recommend that you review the privacy notice and terms and conditions of those websites to fully understand what information is collected and how it is used.
CHANGES TO OUR TERMS AND CONDITIONS
We reserve the right to change these Terms and Conditions at any time by giving you notice of the changes by email or in writing. We will also post these changes on our website. These changes will become effective 30 days after receipt of the notice. To avoid doubt, no single amendment will retroactively change agreed dispute-resolution provisions of these Terms and Conditions, if any, including, for example, arbitration provisions for then-pending disputes unless the parties expressly agree otherwise. Your continued use of our Website, Services, and Products after any change to these Terms and Conditions and our notifying you will constitute your acceptance of such change. If you do not agree with the changes to these Terms and Conditions, you can choose to discontinue the use of our Website, Services, and Products.
Company may modify terms of this agreement at any time. All amendments shall be posted on the School of Style’s website, and purchasers shall be notified.
If you have further questions, please let us know by contacting our support team directly at [email protected].