WPF Learning Academy

Terms and Conditions Agreement


THIS IS A CONTRACT. PLEASE CAREFULLY READ THE FOLLOWING TERMS BEFORE ACCESSING THIS SITE AND THE ONLINE TRAINING ACADEMY. BY ACCESSING THE SITE (WHICH INCLUDES THE ONLINE TRAINING ACADEMY), YOU ACCEPT AND AGREE TO ALL OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE CONTAINED IN THIS AGREEMENT. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS, YOU MAY NOT ACCESS THE SITE.
BY USING WPF'S SERVICE, YOU AGREE THAT YOU HAVE READ, UNDERSTAND AND AGREE TO THESE TERMS. YOU ALSO AGREE TO REVIEW THIS AGREEMENT PERIODICALLY TO BE INFORMED OF MODIFICATIONS TO THE AGREEMENT, WHICH MODIFICATIONS WPF MAY INSERT IN THIS AGREEMENT AT ANY TIME. YOUR CONTINUED USE OF THIS SITE WILL BE DEEMED YOUR CONCLUSIVE ACCEPTANCE OF ANY MODIFICATIONS TO THE TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT.

1. Contact Information.

Address
Workplace Furnishings, Inc.
3574 East Kemper Road
Cincinnati OH 45241

 

Customer Service
Email: rkloostra@workplacefurn.com
Telephone: 1-616-540-3324
Website: www.wpflearningacademy.com with login access

2. Definitions.
  • Access or Accessing means accessing, using, viewing the content or otherwise obtaining information on the Site.
  • Agreement means this contract in its present form and any future modifications of any of the Terms contained herein.
  • " Exercise Files refers to the exercise files prepared by the authors for use with the training videos and other media.
  • WPF refers to Workplace Furnishings, Inc., an Ohio corporation.
  • Online Training Academy or OLA means the subscription-based database of audio-visual works that is available through the Site and is part of the Site.
  • Premium Content means the training videos and other media available on the OLA, including the Exercise Files.
  • Standard Content means the training videos and other media available on the OLA, excluding the Exercise Files.
  • Single-User Subscriber or Student refers to a Subscriber who purchases a course or a subscription to courses contained within the Online Training Academy for one (1) User.
  • Subscriber refers to any person or entity that purchases or uses a subscription to the Online Training Academy.
  • Terms refers to these Terms and Conditions of Use and any subsequent modifications.
  • User refers to any party who Accesses the Site. If You are Accessing the Site as an employee or agent of another, User refers to You and Your principal.
  • Website or Site refers to the website maintained on the World Wide Web by WPF, available at http://www.wpfmember.com, www.wpflearningacademy.com and workplacefurn.com, and includes the Online Training Academy.
  • You or Your refers to the User. If You are Accessing the Site as an employee or agent of another, You or Your refers to the User and the User's principal.
3. Modification of Terms.
  • WPF reserves the right to modify these Terms at any time. Except as otherwise stated herein, any change to these Terms is effective immediately after WPF gives notice to the User. Notice can be given through e-mail, a posting on the Site or any other means by which a User may obtain notice. User agrees to check the Site periodically for changes to these Terms. Any use of the Site after changes have been made shall be deemed acceptance of those changed terms and/or conditions.
4. Limited License.
  • WPF hereby grants each User a limited, non-exclusive, and non-transferable license to Access the content and information available in the OLA according to the provisions contained herein, and subject to the payment of the applicable subscription fees and adherence to these Terms. This license may not be assigned or sublicensed.
5. Fees; Refund Policies.
  • Subscription fees are non-refundable
  • Discounts, rebates or other special offers only valid for time period as designated on offer.
  • WPF may increase subscription fees for content or individual courses at any time and for any reason, provided, however, that WPF provide adequate notice.
  • WPF may terminate the subscription if it is unable to reconcile payment based on inaccurate or outdated credit card information. Member will be notified of such termination by email.
  • Right of Access to the OLA granted under this Agreement is effective only upon payment of the subscription/course fees
6. Access to the OLA; Modification of Content.
  • WPF strives to provide the OLA to its Subscribers on a continuous basis. To that end, WPF will take all commercially reasonable efforts to provide uninterrupted Access to the OLA to its Subscribers. However, from time to time, Subscribers may be unable to Access the OLA due to conditions beyond WPF's control. Such conditions include, but are not limited to: force majeure, acts of God, power outages, and the acts of computer hackers and others acting outside the law. Also, from time to time, Access may be unavailable due to software issues, server downtime, increased Internet traffic or downtime, programming errors, regular maintenance of the system, and other related reasons. In response to any unavailability of the OLA to its Subscribers, WPF will take all commercially reasonable steps to ensure Access is restored within a reasonable period of time. The term commercially reasonable, as used in these Terms, shall mean reasonable efforts taken in good faith without an unduly or burdensome use or expenditure of time, resources, personnel or money.
  • WPF endeavors to provide the highest quality content to its Subscribers. To that end, WPF reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to change, modify, or discontinue any aspect or feature of this Site in whole or in part, including, without limitation, the content, availability, Access and/or the Terms of this Site. Such changes, modifications, additions or deletions will be effective immediately upon notice thereof, which notice may be made by posting such changes on this Site.
  • Users are solely responsible for ensuring that they have sufficient and compatible hardware, software, telecommunications equipment and Internet service necessary for use of the Site.
7. Prohibited Conduct. User expressly agrees to refrain from doing, either personally or through an agent, any of the following Prohibited Conduct:
  • Transmit, install, upload or otherwise transfer any virus, advertisement, communication, or other item or process to the Site that in any way affects the use, enjoyment or service of the Site, or adversely affects WPF's computers, servers or databases.
  • Capture, download, save, upload, print or otherwise retain information and content available on the Site other than what is expressly allowed by these Terms.
  • Permit or provide others Access to the OLA using Your user name and password or otherwise, or the name and password of another authorized User.
  • Copy, modify, reverse engineer, disassemble, redistribute, republish, alter, create derivative works from, assign, license, transfer or adapt any of the software, information, text, graphics, source code or HTML code, or other content available on the Site.
  • Remove or modify any copyright, trademark, legal notices, or other proprietary notations from the content available on the Site.
  • Transfer the Site content to another person; frame, mirror, in-line link, or employ similar navigational technology to the Site content; or deep link to the Site content.
  • Violate or attempt to violate WPF's security mechanisms, Access any data or server You are not authorized to Access or otherwise breach the security of the Site or corrupt the Site in any way.
  • Engage in any other conduct, which violates the Copyright Act or other laws of the United States.
  • Use any device (such as a web crawler or other automatic retrieval mechanism) or other means to harvest information about other Users, the Site or WPF.
  • Use the Site to violate a third party's intellectual property, personality, publicity or confidentiality rights; upload, download, display, publish, perform, create derivative works from, transmit, or otherwise distribute information or content in violation of a third party's intellectual property rights.
  • Misrepresent Your identity or personal information when Accessing the Site; forge any TCP/IP (Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol) packet header or any part of the header information in any e-mail so that the e-mail appears to be generated by WPF.
  • Post obscene, harassing, defamatory, filthy, violent, pornographic, abusive, threatening, objectionable or illegal material on the Site; post a communication that advocates or encourages criminal conduct or conduct that may give rise to civil liability.
  • Advertise or otherwise solicit funds, goods or services on the Site.
  • Provide any commercial hosting service with Access to the Site and/or the content on the Site.
  • Violate any U.S., foreign or international software or technology export laws and regulations, including without limitation the U.S. Export Administration Regulations.
  • To ensure that Users of the Site do not engage in Prohibited Conduct, WPF reserves the right to monitor use of the Site and reserves the right to revoke or deny Access to the OLA to any person or entity whose use of the OLA suggests Prohibited Conduct. Access of the materials available at the OLA beyond that of normal patterns of use that suggests systematic copying of the materials constitutes abuse of the OLA and will result in revocation or denial of Access to the OLA. The terms normal patterns and abuse shall be determined solely by WPF.
  • 8. LIMITED WARRANTIES.

WPF warrants that the software that allows Users to Access the OLA (Software), if operated as directed, will substantially achieve the functionality described on the Site. WPF PROVIDES NO WARRANTY THAT YOUR HARDWARE, SOFTWARE, TELECOMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT AND/OR INTERNET SERVICE IS COMPATIBLE OR SUFFICIENT TO ACCESS THE SITE.
ALTHOUGH WPF HAS ATTEMPTED TO PROVIDE ACCURATE INFORMATION ON THE SITE, IT MAKES NO GUARANTEE OR WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE RELIABILITY, ACCURACY, TIMELINESS OR COMPLETENESS OF THAT INFORMATION AND ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS THEREIN.

9. DISCLAIMERS AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY.

USER ACCESSES THIS SITE AT HIS/HER/ITS OWN RISK. THE SITE IS PROVIDED ON AN AS IS, AS AVAILABLE BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND (BEYOND THE WARRANTIES SET FORTH IN SECTION 9), EXPRESSED, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, AND ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTIES' RIGHTS ARE SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMED. WPF DOES NOT WARRANT ANY PARTICULAR RESULT FROM USE OF THE SOFTWARE OR SITE. WPF DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE INFORMATION ON THE SITE IS ACCURATE, COMPLETE OR COMPLIES WITH ANY PARTICULAR LAW OR REGULATION, OR THAT THE OPERATION OF AND YOUR ACCESS TO THE SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, ERROR-FREE, VIRUS-FREE OR COMPLETELY SECURE. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES AND UNDER NO LEGAL THEORY (TORT, CONTRACT OR OTHERWISE) SHALL WPF OR ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES, AGENTS, EMPLOYEES, SHAREHOLDERS, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, THIRD PARTY CONTENT PROVIDERS, SUCCESSORS OR ASSIGNS BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY OTHER PERSON OR ENTITY FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY CHARACTER, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF GOODWILL, WORK STOPPAGE, COMPUTER FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION, LOSS OF DATA, LOSS OF PRODUCTIVITY OR CONTRACT, OR ANY AND ALL OTHER COMMERCIAL DAMAGES OR LOSSES. YOUR USE OF THIS SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK AND ANY CONTENT THAT YOU DOWNLOAD IS DOWNLOADED AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK, AND YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM IN EXCESS OF THE AMOUNT WPF RECEIVED FROM THE SUBSCRIBER FOR A SUBSCRIPTION TO ACCESS THE OLA, AND FOR ANY LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOADING OF ANY SUCH CONTENT, INCLUDING ANY DAMAGES RESULTING FROM COMPUTER VIRUSES. IN NO EVENT WILL WPF BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES IN EXCESS OF THE AMOUNT WPF RECEIVED FROM THE SUBSCRIBER FOR A SUBSCRIPTION TO ACCESS THE OLA, EVEN IF WPF SHALL HAVE BEEN INFORMED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, OR FOR ANY CLAIM BY ANY OTHER PARTY. IN NO EVENT WILL WARRANTIES PROVIDED BY LAW, IF ANY, APPLY UNLESS THEY ARE REQUIRED TO APPLY BY STATUTE NOTWITHSTANDING THEIR EXCLUSION BY CONTRACT. THIS DISCLAIMER IS APPLICABLE TO ANY DAMAGE OR INJURY RESULTING FROM THE NEGLIGENCE OR AN OMISSION OF LYNDA.COM, COMPUTER VIRUS OR OTHER SIMILAR ITEM, TELECOMMUNICATIONS ERRORS, OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR USE OF USER INFORMATION THROUGH THEFT OR ANY OTHER MEANS. WPF IS NOT LIABLE FOR CRIMINAL, TORTIOUS, OR NEGLIGENT ACTIONS OR OMISSIONS OF THIRD PARTIES THAT AFFECT THIS SITE.
NO DEALER, AGENT, OR EMPLOYEE OF WPF IS AUTHORIZED TO MAKE ANY MODIFICATIONS, EXTENSION, OR ADDITIONS TO THESE LIMITED WARRANTIES OR DISCLAIMERS.
WPF DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, AND SHALL HAVE NO LIABILITY FOR DAMAGES IN EXCESS OF THE AMOUNT WPF RECEIVED FROM THE SUBSCRIBER, ARISING FROM OR RELATED TO ANY SUPPORT SERVICES FOR YOUR USE OF THE SITE.
THE LAWS OF YOUR JURISDICTION MAY PROHIBIT OR MODIFY THE FOREGOING DISCLAIMERS AND LIMITATIONS ON DAMAGES, AND SUCH DISCLAIMERS OR LIMITATIONS ON DAMAGES MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

10. Third Party Content; Hyperlinks.
You acknowledge that WPF does its best to pre-screen third party materials. WPF is not the publisher or author of any information on the Site that is provided by third party content providers, and WPF is not liable for any claims related to such information. Content provided by third parties is for informational and educational purposes only and WPF assumes no responsibility for third party products or services.
WPF's OLA may contain links and references to other third party websites and materials. WPF does not assume any responsibility for these websites or materials and provides these links or materials solely for the convenience of Users. WPF may disable any hyperlink to the Site. WPF has the right but not obligation to monitor third party websites and hyperlinks to the Site.
WPF MAKES NO WARRANTY, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, OF THE ACCURACY, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THE INFORMATION PROVIDED BY THIRD PARTIES. THIS INCLUDES, BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO, ANY INFORMATION FOUND ON A LINK LOCATED ON THIS SITE THAT ALLOWS USERS TO ACCESS INFORMATION FOUND ON ANOTHER SITE. ADDITIONALLY, WPF DOES NOT WARRANT THE EXISTENCE OR FUNCTIONALITY OF ANY WEBSITE WHICH CAN BE ACCESSED THROUGH A LINK LOCATED ON THIS SITE.

11. Copyrights, Trademarks and Other Proprietary Rights.
WPF or its third party content providers shall retain all worldwide rights in the intellectual property in and on the Site, including, but not limited to, trademarks, service marks, trade dress, inventions, ideas, trade secrets, the source code, the HTML code, the "look and feelof the Site, its color combinations, layout, and all other graphical elements, and the copyrights in and to its original content. You should assume that everything You read or see on the Site is copyrighted, trademarked, or otherwise protected and owned or licensed by WPF. Except as expressly stated on the Site or in these Terms, nothing that You read or see on the Site or in the OLA may be copied, reproduced, modified, distributed, transmitted, republished, displayed or performed for commercial use without the prior written consent of WPF, except as provided in these Terms. Nothing in these Terms grants You an express or implied license to use any of WPF's intellectual property except as set forth in Section 4.
If You submit any unsolicited intellectual property, idea, copyrightable material, invention, discovery, improvement, trade secret or know-how to WPF, You may forfeit Your intellectual property rights and moral rights contained in such communication or material by the act of submission.

12. Indemnification.
User agrees to defend, indemnify and otherwise hold harmless WPF and its officers, directors, agents, employees, shareholders, successors and assigns from and against any cause of action or claim, including court costs, expenses and attorney fees, related to or arising from User's Prohibited Conduct or other improper or illegal use of the Site, or breach of these Terms.

13. Security; Authorized Use.
Users are prohibited from violating or attempting to violate the security of the Site. WPF has the right but not the obligation to investigate occurrences of possible violations and will cooperate with all applicable law enforcement authorities in prosecuting violators. WPF may suspend Your Access while it conducts an investigation. Users are required to enter a user name and password to Access the OLA. To protect against unauthorized Access to Your account, it is recommended that You close the browser when You have finished using the Site. You are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of Your user name and password.
You represent and warrant that You are the person on whose behalf You claim to accept these Terms, or, if You are entering into these Terms on behalf of a person or entity, You represent and warrant that You have the power and authority to enter into these Terms and bind the person or entity. You also represent and warrant that You are an adult who is legally able to enter into these Terms.
You may not use the account, user name or password of someone else at any time. You agree to notify WPF immediately of any unauthorized use or loss of Your account, user name, password and/or credit card information. You also agree to notify WPF immediately if You are aware of or suspect other unauthorized use of the Site and/or the Site content. WPF will not be liable for any loss that You incur as a result of someone else using Your user name and password with or without Your knowledge. You may be held liable for any losses incurred by WPF, its affiliates, officers, directors, employees, consultants, agents or representatives due to someone else's use of Your account, user name or password.
WPF will never ask You for Your password. If You need a new user name and/or password, WPF will generate a new user name and password automatically through its computers and send it to Your e-mail or postal address. Checking with programmers on the actual process

14. Termination of Agreement.
In addition to WPF's other rights, it may terminate this Agreement at any time and at its sole and absolute discretion. WPF may also terminate Access to the OLA or cancel subscriptions to the OLA without notice if it believes, in its sole judgment, that You have breached or may breach any term or condition of this Agreement, or engaged in conduct that WPF deems inappropriate.
In the event of termination of this Agreement, the provisions in this Section and the provisions found in Sections 2, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, and 18 shall survive in perpetuity. Each Subscriber's obligation to pay outstanding subscription fees shall survive any termination of this Agreement.

15. Privacy Policy.
WPF values Your trust. In order to honor that trust, all of WPF's employees are required to adhere to ethical standards in gathering, using, and safeguarding any information You provide. For more information, please review WPF's Privacy Policy, the terms of which are incorporated into this Agreement as if set forth in full.

16. Miscellaneous.
These Terms constitute the entire agreement between WPF and User regarding the subject matter hereof. Any previous agreement, whether oral or written, between WPF and User dealing with the subject matter hereof is superseded. These Terms may only be modified or amended in writing. If any portion of these Terms is determined to be unenforceable for any reason, such portion will be deemed severed and the remaining terms and conditions shall continue in full force and effect. Upon User's breach or threatened breach of these Terms, WPF may pursue any legal or equitable remedy available, including but not limited to, direct, consequential and punitive damages and injunctive relief. WPF's remedies are cumulative and not exclusive. Failure of WPF to exercise any remedy or enforce any portion of this Agreement at any time shall not operate as a waiver of any remedy or of the right to enforce any portion of the Agreement at any time thereafter. User agrees that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or action arising out of or regarding this Agreement must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred. By Accessing the Site, User signs for and accepts this shortening of the statutes of limitations. WPF makes no representation that the content of the Site is appropriate or available for use in all locations. WPF operates this Site from the United States and makes no representation that the Site complies with any foreign or international laws. You agree to comply with all applicable local laws, including any international laws, in using this Site. You may not assign Your rights or delegate Your duties under these Terms. The parties agree that no third party is an intended beneficiary of these Terms. WPF cannot provide notifications via post, only e-mail.

17. Governing Law; Dispute Resolution; Forum and Venue.
These Terms and any claim or action related to or arising from these Terms or content on the Site shall be governed by Ohio law, without regard to any provision that would make the laws of another jurisdiction applicable. All disputes between You and WPF shall be finally resolved through binding arbitration in Cincinnati, Ohio.


EFFECTIVE DATE: April 15, 2012

 

 

 


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