2. Disclaimer of
4. Tuition and
5. Payment Methods
6. Returns and
7. Links to
8. Choice of Law
10. Children's Online
11. User Communications
www.columbiaacademyus.com website (hereinafter, the "Site"). By using and participating in this Site, you signify
that you have read these Terms and agreed to be bound by and comply with them. If you do not agree to be bound by
these Terms, please exit the Site immediately.
Columbia Academy, LLC (hereinafter "we" or "us") reserves the right to change or modify these
rules and regulations at its sole discretion at any time without prior notice. In the case of any violation of
these rules and regulations, we reserve the right to seek all remedies available by law and in equity for such
violations. By continuing to access the Site you signify your agreement to be bound by them.
Copyright © 2012 - 2013 Columbia Academy, LLC, www.columbiaacademyus.com. All rights
By your use of or entry into this Site, you acknowledge and agree that the information and
entire content of this Site is the intellectual property of Columbia Academy, LLC. Copyright laws and other
intellectual property laws of the United States and other countries protect the information presented on this Site.
We retain any rights, including any copyright or other intellectual property rights, that we may have in any data,
files, or images contained in the Site. The information on this Site may not be copied in any form or by any means,
redistributed either in whole or in part, modified, transmitted, reused, reposted, or otherwise used, including
text, images, audio, and video files without our express prior written consent. Unauthorized use of any of the
information or materials contained on this Site is expressly prohibited by law, and may result in civil and
criminal penalties, including fines and imprisonment. It is your responsibility to determine and satisfy copyright
or other restrictions when using the information and materials in this Site. The product names used on this Site
are for identification purposes only. All trademarks are the property of their respective owners. SAT and PSAT are
registered trademarks of the College Entrance Examination Board. ACT is a registered trademark of ACT, Inc. The
College Entrance Examination Board and ACT, Inc. were not involved in the production of, and do not endorse these
programs and/or courses.
Disclaimer of Warranty
All of the information, instructions, and recommendations on this Site, as well as all our
services are offered and provided on a strictly "as is" or "as available" basis without warranty of any kind,
either express or implied. We hereby disclaim all warranties, expressed or implied including, without limitation,
those of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement or arising from a course of
dealing, usage, or trade practice. In no event shall we or any of our directors, managers, officers, employees,
agents, contractors, suppliers, agents, affiliates, subsidiaries, successors, assigns or attorneys be liable for
any indirect, punitive, special, consequential, or incidental damages, whether foreseeable or unforeseeable,
including, without limitation, lost profits or revenues, costs of replacement goods, loss or damage to data arising
out of the use or inability to use this Site or any our services, links to other sites, damages resulting from the
use of or reliance on the information presented, even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages,
or other losses of any kind or character, arising out of the use of or inability to use our services. We do not
warrant that the Site will operate in an uninterrupted or error-free manner or that the Site is free of viruses or
other harmful components. We make no commitment to update the information on this website. Use of information
obtained from or through the Site and our services are at your own risk.
You agree to indemnify and hold us or any of our directors, managers, officers, employees,
agents, contractors, suppliers, affiliates, subsidiaries, successors, assigns or attorneys harmless from any
claims, loses, indirect, punitive, special, consequential, or incidental damages, whether foreseeable or
unforeseeable, including, without limitation, lost profits or revenues, costs of replacement goods, loss or damage
to data arising out of the use or inability to use this Site or any our products or services, links to other sites,
damages resulting from use of or reliance on the information presented, even if we have been advised of the
possibility of such damages, or other losses of any kind or character, arising out of the use of or inability to
use our products or services.
Tuition and Fees
We endeavor to offer you competitive tuition and fess on our educational services. We reserve
the right to change tuition and fees for our educational services at any time without prior notice, and do not
provide price protection or refunds in the event of a price drop or promotional offering. All prices are in the
U.S. Dollars. The tuition balance is due by the beginning of the course/program. If a student has an unpaid tuition
balance after the course/program begins his/her place in the class may be forfeited. Students may be required to
purchase a textbook or other instructional materials. These fees can be paid when students purchase their
We accept checks, cash, and money orders. Personal checks are accepted in payment of your
balance. All checks and money orders must be in U.S. dollars drawn on a U.S. bank to be accepted. They should be
made payable to the Columbia Academy, LLC, and should include the student's name on the front of the check. In the
event your personal check is returned to us unpaid by your bank, you will be assessed a $35 service charge.
Returns and Refund Policy
We make every effort to provide our customers with the highest quality educational services that
meet individual needs, requirements, and expectations of every student. If a student withdraws in the first half of
his/her program, a refund of 25% of the remaining balance will be granted. No refunds will be granted after a
student has completed half of his/her program.
Links to other Websites
We may provide links to other websites or resources. Links to external, third-party websites or
links to this site by any other sites, do not signify or imply our endorsement of or relationship with, or
acceptance of any responsibility for their content or use. We have no control and make no representations as to the
content, quality, suitability, functionality or legality of any sites you can access deliberately or inadvertently
from the Site and to which we may provide links and we are not responsible for their content or polices. You hereby
waive any claim you might have against us with respect to such sites and their operators. While you may order goods
and/or services through the links to third-party websites all matters concerning such goods and/or services,
including, but not limited to, purchase terms, payment terms, warranties, guarantees, maintenance and delivery, are
solely between you and the third-parties with whom you have chosen to do business. We make no warranties or
representations whatsoever with regard to any goods and/or services provided by those third-parties. In particular,
Choice of Law
The laws of the State of New Jersey shall apply to all Site content and transactions. You are
responsible for complying with local laws, should they be different from the laws governing the Site.
Your privacy is very important to us. We make every effort to ensure security for visitors of
http://www.columbiaacademyus.com. However, since data transmission over the Internet cannot be totally guaranteed
to be secure, we cannot ensure the absolute security of the information that you transmit or provide to us.
There are four types of information that this site may collect during your visit: network
traffic logs, web visit logs, cookies, and information voluntarily provided by you. We may engage third parties to
track and analyze non-personally identifiable usage and volume statistical information from visitors to our website
cookie is a very small text document, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier. When you visit a
website, that site's computer asks your computer for permission to store this file in a part of your hard drive
specifically designated for cookies. Each website can send its own cookie to your browser if your browser's
preferences allow it, but (to protect your privacy) your browser only permits a website to access the cookies it
has already sent to you, not the cookies sent to you by other sites. Browsers are usually set to accept cookies.
However, if you would prefer not to receive cookies, you may alter the configuration of your browser to refuse
function as effectively when viewed by the users. A cookie cannot retrieve any other data from your hard drive or
pass on computer viruses. Cookies do not allow us to gather any personal information about you and we do not
intentionally store any personal information that your browser provided to us in your cookies. Logs may be kept of
the I.P. (Internet Protocol) addresses, country of the computer visiting the site, the page visited, the type of
browser used, the operating system of the computer from which the website was accessed, and the volume and timing
of access to our website by collecting information on the date, time and website pages accessed by visitors to the
website. As has been noted above, that information may be used for market research purposes only so we can improve
the content of our website. We may also use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our site.
These companies may use information, not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number, about
your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to
enables it to serve ads to our site visitors based upon their visit(s) to our site and other sites on the Internet.
can be found at http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html
We do not collect and keep any personal information about you, such as individuals’ names,
addresses, e-mail addresses or phone numbers when you visit our website unless you affirmatively choose to make
such information available to us. When you contact us - either by mail, e-mail, fax, or by phone to request
information we may ask you for certain information so we may send you an application or other material to fulfill
your specific request. This information may include your name, telephone numbers, mailing address, e-mail address
and credit card information. Any personally identifiable information you provide us with will be used only for the
purpose indicated. We will not sell, exchange or otherwise distribute your personally identifiable information
without your consent, except to the extent required by law. We do not retain the information longer than necessary
for normal operations. We may need to share personal information with third parties in limited circumstances. For
instance, we may release personal information to third parties for normal business practices such as: to deliver
packages (shipping and delivery companies) or to process credit card payments (Credit Card companies). We may also
share your name and address to third parties who we use for marketing opportunities on our behalf. This does
include using your email address to send out our email newsletters and to respond to emails. Under no circumstances
we will sell the information you provided to us to anyone else. You can choose not to receive messages in the
future by following the "unsubscribe" instructions located near the bottom of each e-mail or by e-mailing us at
info [at] columbiaacademyus.com (where the [at] should be replaced with the @ symbol).
We may also disclose your personal information became available to us, as required by federal,
state or local law and only in the extent required by federal, state or local law or in the good-faith belief that
such action is necessary to comply with federal, state, and local laws. For instance, we may be required to provide
personal information in response to a valid court order, subpoena, government investigation, or as otherwise
required by law. We also reserve the right to report to law enforcement agencies any activities that we, in good
faith, believe to be unlawful. We also reserve the right to disclose certain personal information that we believe,
in good faith, is appropriate or necessary to take precautions against liability; protect Columbia Academy, LLC
from fraudulent, abusive, or unlawful uses; to investigate and defend ourselves against any third-party claims or
allegations; to assist government enforcement agencies; to protect the security or integrity of the Website; or to
protect the rights, property, or our personal safety, our users, students, or others.
us at: info [at] columbiaacademyus.com (where the [at] should be replaced with the @ symbol).
Children's Online Policy
We are committed to the preservation of online privacy for all of its Web site visitors,
including children. In accordance with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, we will not knowingly collect
any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13 without first obtaining parental consent.
Prior to providing any personally identifiable information (child’s name, email address, address, phone number,
etc.), children under the age of 13 must obtain parental consent. Please note that we intend the term “parent” to
Site, any material, information, suggestions, ideas, concepts, know-how, techniques, questions, comments or other
communications and transmissions relating to your use of this site, other than an actual enrollment into a class or
program will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. Such User Communications shall be deemed an
assignment thereof to us and we retain the right to use any or all User Communications for any purpose whatsoever,
including, without limitation, reproduction, transmission, disclosure, publication, broadcast, development, and/or
marketing in any manner whatsoever for any or all commercial or non-commercial purposes. However, we will not use
your full name in any promotional material without your consent and permission. We shall have no obligations to
use, return, review, or respond to any User Communications. We will have no liability related to the content of any
such User Communications, whether or not arising under the laws of copyright, libel, privacy, obscenity, or
otherwise. We retain the right to save certain types of communications on file for promotional and marketing
purposes, but we are not required to and do not retain every communication we receive.
The Site may contain errors and omissions relating to description of the services we offer,
tuition and fees, and availability. We reserve the right to correct errors and/or omissions without prior notice.
We also reserve the right to cancel any offered services (classes, programs, etc.) in the event of an error or
omission in the description, including tuition and fees, unavailability, or other reason.
You may use the Site for legal purposes only. The Site may not be framed within another Web