COURSE AGREEMENT TERMS & CONDITIONS
1. This Agreement
All courses, studios, equipment and materials are owned, created, operated and/or managed by Pro DJ School and Pyntago electronic music academy, company’s registered in the Netherlands, with its trading address at NDSM-Plein 85, 1033 WB Amsterdam. . This Agreement is between the Pro DJ School and you (“you” or the “Student”). If you are under 18 years old you will need the permission of your parent/guardian to enter into this Agreement and/or register for the Pro DJ School courses.
2. International Students
The Pro DJ School hase been awarded by the Dutch goverment with ‘Exceeds Expectations’ in all categories. You can check our registration here. (website in Dutch)
3. Deposit and Course Fees
Deposit fees are non-refundable. Full payment, if not received with the Deposit Fee, must be received at least fourteen (14) days prior to the commencement of the course you wish to take. Payment by instalments is possible if arranged in advance according to the guidelines set out below.
4. Paying By Instalments
Payment by instalments is possible if agreed and arranged in advance according to the following guidelines. All students wishing to pay by instalments must provide either:
a) Bank account details from which a termly direct debit of an agreed amount is set up to pay into the Pro DJ School designated account with the first payment due two weeks (14 day’s) before the first day of the course and thereafter termly until all due payments are completed or
In the event that the Student fails to pay by either of these methods due to unforeseen circumstances such as a card becoming invalid there will be an additional administration charge. For exact prices and details, refer to specific course fees.
5. Location of Courses
The Pro DJ School courses are delivered at NDSM-Plein 85, 1033 WB Amsterdam, unless specifically stated otherwise (e.g. other Pro DJ School locations, visits offsite to places of interest, etc.) Please refer to individual course details on the website at the time of booking and again shortly before the start of your course. Students must ensure that they have confirmed the location of their course in advance.
6. Access to Studios
a) Every Pro DJ School student in Amsterdam of not less than one month in length shall be given access to sufficient practice time at the Pro DJ School, pending availability and under the following terms: students must in each case be accompanied by a teacher.
7. Use of the Pro DJ School Property
a) Each student is responsible for ensuring that no Pro DJ School equipment or property is damaged, lost or stolen as a direct or indirect result of their own action or failure to act appropriately. Each student is also responsible for the actions and omissions of any guests they may invite on to the Pro DJ School premises.
b) In the event that any Pro DJ School equipment or property is damaged, lost or stolen as a direct or indirect result of negligent action or failure to act appropriately by any student or guest, the student agrees to pay all reasonable costs in full including replacement or reparation of such damaged property. For the avoidance of doubt, no Pro DJ School property may be removedfrom the classrooms.
8. Absence, Cancellation and Refunds
a) Absence from a scheduled session (or number of sessions) will not give rise to any right of re-scheduling or refund. If you are unable to attend a session, please let us know as far as possible in advance and if practicable we will use reasonable endeavours to provide to you the missed information.
b) To cancel or postpone a full course (including all relevant modules), written notice of the cancellation must be received by the Pro DJ School at least 21 days before the original start of the relevant course. (For the avoidance of doubt, a course is defined as one or more modules purchased together, e.g. Diploma, Certificate or Award, or a bespoke collection of modules packaged together on request). Such written notice must be sent by recorded delivery or given by hand to a the Pro DJ School. Cancellation or postponement with less than 21 days’ notice will result in course fees remaining as payable in the normal manner. If a course is postponed, the original start date stands with regard to cancellations i.e. you will not qualify for a refund if you postpone a course and then cancel within the 21 day limit. Please note that the Pro DJ School cannot accept cancellation of any specific module(s), but only of a full course.
c) Deposit fees are non-refundable.
d) In the event of dropping or leaving a course that has started, for any reason, the student will not be entitled to any refund or part refund (and will be liable for any balance of course not yet received, even if obtained via a funding body).
9. Late Payment
If late payments are received (whether as an instalment or other payment), the Pro DJ School reserves the right to cancel the relevant course(s) outright or suspend your right to attend until such payment(s) is/are made. Repeated late payments may result in the termination of his/her course.
10. Intellectual Property
The intellectual property rights (including without limitation registered design, copyright, database right, trademarks, application to register any of the aforementioned rights, trade secrets and/or know how) in the Pro DJ School an Pyntago materials and courses described in this brochure are and shall remain the exclusive property of the Pro DJ School and Pyntago or its licensors.
11. Course Timetable
The Pro DJ School reserves the right to change the dates, times, prices and contents of the courses without prior notice.
12. Special Needs
Please inform us of any special physical or medical requirements you have in advance, in order for us to try to meet them.
13. Limitation of Liability
The Pro DJ School liability to you hereunder shall be limited to the total amount you have actually paid to the Pro DJ School for the applicable course. Except as set out herein, the Pro DJ School shall under no circumstances be liable to you, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of stainstructory duty, or otherwise, for any indirect or consequential loss arising hereunder or in connection with the courses provided by the Pro DJ School. Nothing in this Agreement shall operate to limit or exclude liability for death or personal injury caused by negligence. For the avoidance of doubt, the Pro DJ School shall not be liable for any loss or termination hereunder resulting from or arising in connection with any student visa status or other reason related to immigration.
The Pro DJ School:
a) Accepts no responsibility for loss, damage or theft of personal belongings.
b) Reserves the right to alter advertised instructors at any time.
c) Reserves the right to cancel courses at any time and to transfer bookings to rescheduled dates. Students unable to attend rescheduled dates may be entitled to some refund or other credit.
d) Reserves the right to vary the course materials without notice and to refuse any application or request for a course booking without giving a reason.
e) Takes no responsibility for the quality of services or products provided or offered by third party advertisers and/or vendors. Inclusion in the course materials or presence during a course is not a recommendation or endorsement by the Pro DJ School.
14. Force Majeure
For the purposes of this Agreement, “Force Majeure Event” means any event beyond the reasonable control of the Pro DJ School including but not limited to strikes, lock-outs or other industrial disputes (whether involving the workforce of the party or any other party), failure of a utility service or transport network, act of God, war, riot, civil commotion, malicious damage, compliance with any law or governmental order, rule, regulation or direction, including governmental visa status, accident, breakdown of plant or machinery, fire, flood, storm or default of suppliers or subcontractors. The Pro DJ School shall not be liable to you as a result of any delay or failure to perform its obligations under this Agreement as a result of a Force Majeure Event. If the Force Majeure Event prevents the Pro DJ School from providing any of the Services and/or Goods for more than four (4) weeks, the Pro DJ School shall, without limiting its other rights or remedies, have the right to terminate this Agreement immediately by written notice.
The Pro DJ School may at any time assign, transfer, charge, subcontract or deal in any other manner with all or any of its rights under the Agreement and may subcontract or delegate in any manner any or all of its obligations under the Agreement to any third party.
If a court or any other competent authority finds that any provision of the Agreement (or part of any provision) is invalid, illegal or unenforceable, that provision or part-provision shall, to the extent required, be deemed deleted, and the validity and enforceability of the other provisions of the Agreement shall not be affected.
A person who is not a party to this Agreement shall not have any rights under or in connection with it.
Except as set out in these Conditions, any variation, including the introduction of any additional terms and conditions, to the Agreement shall only be binding when agreed in writing and signed by the Pro DJ School.
This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the parties on the subject matter hereof. There are no understandings, agreements, or representations, oral or written, not specified herein regarding this Agreement.
If you should ever have any complaint(s), please speak to any member of staff and we will do our best to resolve the matter. If you are unhappy with the outcome, please put your complaint in writing via mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
18. Law and Jurisdiction
This Agreement shall be governed by Dutch law and the courts of the Netherlands shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim, dispute or difference which may arise out of this Agreement.