Terms and Conditions

Institute of Public Speaking Terms & Conditions

This Agreement was last modified on July 28, 2017.

The following document outlines the terms of use of the Institute of Public Speaking website & public speaking and leadership training. Before using any of the Institute of Public Speaking services, you are required to read, understand, and agree to these terms.

By accessing and using this service or any training option, you accept and agree to be bound by the terms and provision of this agreement. In addition, when using these particular services, you shall be subject to any posted guidelines or rules applicable to such services. Any participation in this service will constitute acceptance of this agreement. If you do not agree to abide by the above, please do not use this service or our training options.

PRIVACY STATEMENT

The Institute of Public Speaking cares about your privacy and that is why we will never share or sell your information to any third party for any reason. Any collected information is singularly used to contact you in relation to our services. All customer data is kept on secure servers and in encrypted form only. Beyond this, we take steps to support organizations that are focused on impacting the global Internet to a place that respects these rights to privacy. For more information see our privacy policy.

ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS

BY USING THE SERVICES & TRAINING, YOU ARE AGREEING, ON BEHALF OF YOURSELF AND THOSE YOU REPRESENT, TO COMPLY WITH AND BE LEGALLY BOUND BY THESE TERMS AS WELL AS OUR PRIVACY POLICY AND ALL APPLICABLE LAWS. IF YOU, FOR YOURSELF OR ON BEHALF OF THOSE YOU REPRESENT, DO NOT AGREE TO ANY PROVISION OF THESE TERMS, YOU MUST, FOR YOURSELF AND ON BEHALF ANY SUCH PERSON(S), DISCONTINUE THE REGISTRATION PROCESS, DISCONTINUE YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES/TRAINING, AND, IF YOU ARE ALREADY REGISTERED, CANCEL YOUR REGISTRATION.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

The Site and its original content, features, and functionality are owned by the Institute of Public Speaking and are protected by international copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, and other intellectual property or proprietary rights laws. Any and all training physical, printed or digital form are owned by the Institute of Public Speaking and are protected by international copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, and other intellectual property or proprietary rights laws.

PAYMENT POLICY

All payments are due upon receipt. If a payment is not received or payment method is declined, the buyer forfeits the ownership or registration (training) of any items purchased. If no payment is received, no items will be shipped or registration spot held.

REFUND POLICY

The Institute of Public Speaking is committed to providing you with the best experience possible in professional public speaking & leadership training. All Institute of Public Speaking products or services are bound by this return policy.

All services are sold “as is” and all sales are final. The customer assumes the responsibility for the purchase, and no refunds will be issued save for circumstances at the discretion of the Institute of Public Speaking. Any granted refunds will require a $10 processing fee. You may contact us if you wish to exchange your purchase (7 day notice before training start date) for a product of equal or lesser value. As part of this commitment to you our customer we will do everything in our power to make any reasonable change or accommodation to meet your needs.

The Institute of public speaking reserves the right to cancel or reschedule any training (in any form) due to insufficient enrollment. Registration fees will be credited towards a future program.

Any products (CD’s, DVD, eBooks, or other hard goods are sold “as is” and all sales are final with the exception of defective non-functional products which can be exchanged or for the same or a product of equal or lesser value. As part of this commitment to you our customer we will do everything in our power to make any reasonable change or accommodation to meet your needs. For further details please see our return policy.

TERMINATION

The Institute of Public Speaking reserves the right to terminate your access to the website and any training offering (in any form), without any advance notice.

LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES

Our Site does contain a number of links to other websites and online resources that are not owned or controlled by the Institute of Public Speaking

The Institute of Public Speaking has no control over, and therefore cannot assume responsibility for, the content or general practices of any of these third party sites and/or services. Therefore, we strongly advise you to read the entire terms and conditions and privacy policy of any site that you visit as a result of following a link that is posted on our site.

GOVERNING LAW

This Agreement is governed in accordance with the laws of Massachusetts, United States.

CHANGES TO THIS AGREEMENT

The Institute of Public Speaking reserves the right to modify these Terms of Service at any time. We do so by posting and drawing attention to the updated terms on the Site. Your decision to continue to visit and make use of the Site or training option after such changes have been made constitutes your formal acceptance of the new Terms of Service.

Therefore, we ask that you check and review this Agreement for such changes on an occasional basis. Should you not agree to any provision of this Agreement or any changes we make to this Agreement, we ask and advise that you do not use or continue to access the Institute of Public Speaking site or other training option immediately.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

EXCEPT AS OTHERWISE PROVIDED BY LAW, NEITHER THE INSTITUTE OF PUBLIC SPEAKING NOR ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES, PARENTS, SUBSIDIARIES, DIRECTORS, SHAREHOLDERS, EMPLOYEES OR AGENTS SHALL BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS, INJURY, CLAIM, LIABILITY, OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND RESULTING FROM YOUR USE OF THE SITE OR TRAINING OPTION, ANY FACTS OR OPINIONS APPEARING THEREON, OR THE SERVICES. THE INSTITUTE OF PUBLIC SPEAKING SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ATTORNEYS’ FEES) IN ANY WAY DUE TO, RESULTING FROM, OR ARISING IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE OR SERVICES. TO THE EXTENT THE FOREGOING LIMITATION OF LIABILITY IS PROHIBITED OR FAILS OF ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE, INSTITUTE OF PUBLIC SPEAKINGS’ SOLE OBLIGATION TO YOU FOR DAMAGES SHALL BE LIMITED TO $100.00.

MISCELLANEOUS

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Institute of Public Speaking, its directors, officers, employees, agents, licensors, suppliers and any third party information providers to the website from and against all claims, losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, resulting from any violation of these Terms of Use by you the user of www.instituteofpublicspeaking.com and any of its associated training options.

Other Policies

For more details on our other policies please see our cookie policy, privacy policy and return policy.

CONTACT US

If you have any questions about this Agreement, please feel free to contact us.