Course, Class and Workshop Providers Agreement
1. Listing Conditions
The fees charged to Course Providers are based on the number of students who register for a particular Course Providers’ course or courses. You have an opportunity to review and accept the fees that you will be charged based on your particular Fee Schedule, available within your account information. Changes to that schedule are effective after we provide you with at least 24 hours notice by posting the changes on the Indy Courses site. We may choose to temporarily change the fees for our services for promotional events (for example, free listing days) or new services, and such changes are effective when we post the temporary promotional event or new service on the sites. Unless otherwise stated, all fees are quoted in U.S. Dollars. Fees will be debited from your account balance.
3. Payment Methods
Payment processing occurs directly through our Payment Processing Partners. We will instruct them to issue payment within five (5) business days after the successful completion of a course, class and workshop.
4. Cancellations; Nonperformance
5. Refund Policies
(A) Refund policies must be posted in the description of the course, class, or workshop;
(B) A policy disallowing refunds is permissible, but must be clearly identified as such and must be posted in the course description.
(C) Refund policies (including “no refund” policies) must provide for a refund or other “make good” terms for complete failure to provide the advertised course, class or workshop (e.g., course, class or workshop cancellation);
(D) Refund policies may not be changed after they are posted to the applicable course, class or workshop page;
(E) Refund policies must set out a specific time frame within which refund requests will be responded to, which should not exceed five (5) business days for a first response;
(H) Refund policies must be fair and reasonable.
If a refund policy is not posted or does not meet these minimum requirements set forth above, Indy Courses may (but has no obligation to) modify such refund policy such that it meets these minimum requirements. Such modification may take the form of prospectively making changes to the actual refund policy on the applicable course, class and workshop page or retroactively applying such changes at the time of a dispute, chargeback and/or refund request.
(I) Refund Process.
In order to initiate a refund request, an Attendee should contact Indy Courses directly as set forth in the applicable refund policy. Attendee should use the request refund form or such other information posted on the event page. Instructors agrees to administer its refund policy in accordance with the terms set forth on the applicable course page and the minimum requirements.
5.1. Indy Courses Review
6. Prohibited Instructor
(A) You are not listed in the MasterCard MATCH terminated Instructor database or Visa terminated Instructor file and your right to access each Card Scheme and each Alternative Form of Payment is not presently revoked or suspended.
If you fall into this category set forth above, as determined by Indy Courses in its discretion, you are a “Prohibited Instructor.”
7. Prohibited Course, Class and Workshops
(A) violate or facilitate the violation of any applicable local, state, provincial, national or other law, rule or regulation;
(B) would be prohibited under the Payment Scheme Rules;
Any course, class and workshop that falls into any of the categories set forth above, as determined by Indy Courses in its discretion, is a “Prohibited Course, class and workshop.”
7.1. Prohibited Transactions
(A) any transaction that would violate the Payment Scheme Rules;
(B) any transaction that is fraudulent or criminal in nature;
(C) any transaction that would constitute a “restricted transaction” as defined in the Unlawful Gambling Enforcement Act of 2006 or Regulation GG; and
(D) any transaction that would constitute sending money to another party other than for the purchase of bona fide tickets or registrations related to course, class and workshops.
Any transaction that falls into any of the categories set forth above, as determined by Indy Courses in its discretion, is a “Prohibited Transaction.”
(A) suspend or terminate your Indy Courses account;
(B) alter, edit, or remove any prohibited course, class and workshop or any portion thereof;
(C) block, reverse or refund any or all of your transactions;
(D) hold any and all funds associated with your account to the extent required by applicable local, state, provincial, national or other law, rule, regulation, judgment or order; and
(E) refer you, your course, class and workshops and/or your transactions and information relating to the same to our Payment Processing Partners, the Card Schemes, the Alternative Form of Payment Frameworks and/or applicable law enforcement agencies for further action.
8. Representations And Warranties
10. Fees and Rewards
Our fees have three tiers: Gold, Silver and Bronze. Our fee is a simple percentage of the gross fee you elect to charge for an enrollment.
In addition to Indy Courses fees, you agree to pay a 2.9% + 30¢ payment processing fee.
Tiers are based on student reviews and stars assigned to instructors on indycourses.com. Reviews on indycourses.com are accepted only from students registered for the course, class or workshop on indycourses.com. Students must take the entire course to submit a review.
Gold – Instructors have listed at least three courses at Indy Courses and have an average review of 5 stars
Silver – Instructors have listed at least three courses at Indy Courses and have an average of 4 stars
Bronze – Instructors have listed three courses or less or have an average review of less than 4 stars.
All instructors start in the Silver tier. After three months of using the service, instructors are evaluated and can move to Gold or Bronze tier. Instructors are evaluated every three months.
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