Terms and Conditions
TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE BY VISITING NORDICDOGTRAINER.COM AND SIGNING UP FOR OUR SERVICES, YOU ARE CONSENTING TO OUR TERMS AND CONDITIONS.
The terms “we”, “us”, “our”, “I” and “Nordic Dog Trainer” refer to Nordic Education Centre for Dog Trainers AS. The term “Site” refers to nordicdogtrainer.com. The terms “user”, “you” and “your” refers to site visitors, customers, and any other users of the Site. The term “Agreement” refers to a legally binding arrangement between Nordic Dog Trainer and one or more persons.
Use of the Site, including all materials presented herein and all online and offline services provided by Nordic Education Centre for Dog Trainers AS (the “Service”), is subject to the following Terms and Conditions. These Terms and Conditions apply to all site visitors, customers, and all other users of the Site. By using the Site or Service, you agree to these Terms and Conditions, without modification, and acknowledge reading them.
USE OF THE SITE AND SERVICE
Information provided on the Site and in the Service are subject to change. The Site makes no representation or warranty that the information provided, (the “Content”), regardless of its source, is accurate, complete, reliable, current, or error-free. Nordic Dog Trainer disclaims all liability for any inaccuracy, error, or incompleteness in the Content.
In order to use the Service, you may be required to provide information about yourself, including your name, email address and other contact information. You agree that any such information you give to Nordic Dog Trainer will always be accurate, correct, and up to date. You must not impersonate someone else or provide account information or an email address other than your own. Your account must not be used for any illegal or unauthorised purpose. You must not violate any applicable laws in your jurisdiction whilst using the Service.
You may use the Site and Service for lawful purposes only. You agree to be financially responsible for all purchases made by you or someone acting on your behalf through the Site. Furthermore, you agree to use the Site and to purchase services or products through the Site for legitimate, non-commercial purposes only. You must not post or transmit via the Site, any material that violates or infringes the rights of others, or which is threatening, abusive, defamatory, libellous, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, vulgar, obscene, profane, or otherwise objectionable, contains injurious formulas, recipes, or instructions, which encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any law.
REFUSAL OF SERVICE
The Services are offered subject to our acceptance of your order or requests. We reserve the right to refuse service to any order, person or entity, without the obligation to assign a reason for doing so. No order is deemed accepted by us until payment has been processed. We may at any time change or discontinue any aspect or feature of the Site or Service, subject to us fulfilling our previous responsibilities to you based on acceptance of your payment.
We will email you to confirm the placement of your order and with details concerning service and/or product delivery. In the event that there is an error in this email confirmation, it is your responsibility to inform us as soon as possible.
CANCELLATIONS, REFUNDS AND RETURNS
Your purchase of a product or service or ticket to an event may or may not entitle you to a refund if you decide to cancel your purchase. Each specific product, service, event or course will specify its own cancellation and/or refund policy on its sales/signup page.
Level 1, Level 2, Level 3 and Level 4 courses of our international dog trainer school are non-refundable. If you opt to pay by instalments when registering for one of these courses, you are legally obliged to pay all instalments that are due. Please read our more detailed terms and conditions on the respective sales pages before you sign up.
We endeavour to describe and display the Service as accurately as possible. Whilst we try to be as clear as possible in explaining the Service, we do not guarantee that the Site is entirely accurate, current, or error-free. From time to time, we may correct errors in pricing and descriptions. We reserve the right to refuse or cancel any order that may be listed with an incorrect price.
MATERIAL YOU SUBMIT TO THE SITE
You shall not upload, post or otherwise make available on the Site any artwork, photos, or other materials (collectively “Materials”) protected by copyright, trademark, or other proprietary right without the express written permission of the owner of the copyright, trademark, or other proprietary right, and the burden of determining that any Materials are not so protected rests entirely with you. You shall be liable for any damage resulting from any infringement of copyrights, trademarks, or other proprietary rights, or any other harm resulting from such a submission. For all Materials submitted by you to the Site, you automatically warrant that you have the authority to use and distribute the Materials, and that the use or display of the Materials will not violate any laws, rules, regulations, or rights of third parties.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS TO YOUR MATERIALS
We claim no intellectual property rights over the material you supply to Nordic Dog Trainer. You retain copyright and any other rights you may rightfully hold on any content that you submit through the Site or Service. Content you submit to Nordic Dog Trainer remains your property to the extent that you have any legal ownership thereof. You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Nordic Dog Trainer from any claims, liabilities, and expenses which may arise from any potential or actual copyright or trademark misappropriation or infringement claimed against you. By posting material on the Site, you grant us a worldwide, non-exclusive, irrevocable licence to use the material for promotional, business development, and marketing purposes, unless you have previously notified us in writing that such material is licensed for use on the Nordic Dog Trainer website only.
OUR INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
The Site and Service contain intellectual property owned by Nordic Dog Trainer including but not limited to trademarks, copyrights and proprietary information. You may not modify, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale of, create derivative works from, distribute, display, reproduce or perform, or in any way exploit any format of the Site, Service, Content or intellectual property, in whole or in part, without our prior written consent. We reserve the right to immediately remove you from the Service, without refund, if you are found to have violated this intellectual property policy.
All custom graphics, icons, logos and service names are registered trademarks, common law and/or statutory trademarks or service marks of Nordic Dog Trainer or its affiliates. All other trademarks or service marks are the property of their respective owners. Nothing in these Terms and Conditions grants you any right to use any trademark, service mark, logo, and/or the name of Nordic Dog Trainer or its affiliates.
USE OF RECORDINGS
Please note that lectures such as Zoom meetings/webinars, and other audio or visual services may be recorded and can be used in the future by Nordic Dog Trainer for business and promotional materials or in conjunction with the sale of any products or services unless you specifically request otherwise. If you would like to make such a request, please email email@example.com
We may at any time amend these Terms and Conditions. Such amendments are effective immediately upon notice to you by means of us posting the new Terms and Conditions on this Site. Any use of the Site or Service by you after being so notified implies that you have accepted such amendments. We reserve the right to update any portion of our Site and Service, including these Terms and Conditions, at any time. We will post the most recent versions to the Site and list the effective dates on the pages of our Terms and Conditions.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
You agree that under no circumstances shall we be liable for direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, special, punitive, exemplary, or any other damages arising out of your use of the Site or Service. Additionally, Nordic Dog Trainer is not liable for damages in connection with the following:
(i) any failure of performance, error, omission, denial of service, attack, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, or network or system failure;
(ii) loss of revenue, anticipated profits, business, savings, goodwill or data;
(iii) third party theft of, destruction of, unauthorized access to, alteration of, or use of your information or property, regardless of our negligence, gross negligence, failure of an essential purpose and whether such liability arises in negligence, contract, tort, or any other theory of legal liability;
(iv) any injuries to dogs and/or handlers.
Furthermore, we do we have any responsibility for training methods used and treatment of dogs by course attendees or visitors to the Site. The foregoing applies even if Nordic Dog Trainer has been advised of the possibility of, or could have foreseen, the damages. In those countries and states that do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for the damages, our liability is limited to the fullest possible extent permitted by law. In no event shall Nordic Dog Trainer’s cumulative liability to you exceed the total purchase price of the service you have purchased from Nordic Dog Trainer, and if no purchase has been made by you, Nordic Dog Trainer’s cumulative liability to you shall not exceed $100.
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
All Materials and Services on the Site are provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, or the warranty of non-infringement. Without prejudice to the foregoing, we make no warranty that (a) the Services and Materials will meet your requirements, (b) the services and materials will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error-free, (c) the results that may be obtained from the use of the services or materials will be effective, accurate or reliable, or (d) the quality of any products, services, or information purchased or obtained by you from the Site (from us or our affiliates), will meet your expectations or be free from mistakes, errors or defects.
The Site may contain technical, typographical or other errors or inaccuracies. We may make changes to the Materials and Services on the Site, including the prices and descriptions of any products listed herein, at any time without notice. The Materials or Services on the Site may be out of date, and we make no commitment to update these if this is the case.
The use of the Services, or the downloading or other acquisition of any materials through the Site, is done at your own discretion and risk, and on the understanding that you will be solely responsible for any damage to your computer system or loss of data that may result from such activities.
Through your use of the Site, you may have the opportunity to engage in commercial transactions with other users and vendors. You acknowledge that all transactions relating to any merchandise or services offered by any party, including, but not limited to the purchase terms, payment terms, warranties, guarantees, maintenance and delivery terms relating to such transactions, are agreed to solely between you and the seller or purchaser of such merchandise and services.
We make no warranty regarding any transactions executed through, or in connection with the Site, and on the understanding that you agree that such transactions are conducted entirely at your own risk. Any warranty that is provided in connection with any products, services, materials, or information available on or through the Site from a third party is provided solely by that third party, and not by us or any other of our affiliates.
Content available through the Site may represent the opinions and judgments of an information provider, site user, or other person or entity not connected with us. We do not endorse, nor are we responsible for the accuracy or reliability of, any opinion, advice, or statement made by anyone other than an authorised Nordic Dog Trainer spokesperson acting in his/her official capacity.
You understand and agree that temporary interruptions to the Services available through the Site may occur as normal events. Furthermore, you understand and agree that we have no control over third party networks you may access over the course of using the Site and, therefore, delays and disruption of other network transmissions are completely beyond our control.
You understand and agree that the Services available on the Site are provided “as is” and that we assume no responsibility for the timeliness, deletion, misdelivery or failure to store any user communications or personalisation settings.
Some states or jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of certain warranties, so some of the above limitations may not apply to you.
NO PROFESSIONAL ADVICE
The information on or made available through the Site (including but not limited to information contained on message boards, in text files, or in chats) cannot replace or substitute for the services of trained professionals in any field, including, but not limited to, financial, medical, psychological, or legal matters. In particular, you should regularly consult a doctor (human) or veterinarian (dog) in all matters relating to physical or mental health, particularly concerning any symptoms that may require diagnosis or medical attention. We and our licensors, affiliates, or suppliers make no representations or warranties concerning any treatment, action, or application of medication or preparation by any person following the information offered or provided within or through the Site. Neither we nor our partners, or any of their affiliates, will be liable for any direct, indirect, consequential, special, exemplary or other damages that may result, including but not limited to economic loss, injury, illness or death.
The statements made on the Site are solely the opinion of the author and in no way should be construed as professional advice.
You alone are responsible and accountable for your decisions, actions and results in life, and by your use of the Site. You agree not to attempt to hold us liable for any such decisions, actions or results, at any time, under any circumstance.
THIRD PARTY RESOURCES
The Site and the Service contain links to third party websites and resources. You acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible or liable for the availability, accuracy, content, or policies of third party websites or resources. Links to such websites or resources do not imply any endorsement by or affiliation with Nordic Dog Trainer. You acknowledge sole responsibility for and assume all risk arising from your use of any such websites or resources.
Nordic Education Centre for Dog Trainers AS is based in Norway. We make no claim that the Site and the Content are appropriate or may be downloaded outside of Norway. Access to the Content may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries. If you access the Site from outside of Norway, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with the laws of your jurisdiction.
The following provisions survive the expiration or termination of this Agreement for any reason whatsoever: Liability, User Submissions, User Submissions – image, video, audio file, Indemnity, Jurisdiction, and Complete Agreement.
You shall indemnify and hold us harmless from and against any and all losses, damages, settlements, liabilities, costs, charges, assessments, and expenses, as well as third party claims and causes of action, including, without limitation, legal fees, arising from any breach by you of these Terms and Conditions, or any use by you of the Site or Service. You shall provide us with such assistance, without charge, as we may request in connection with any such defence, including, without limitation, providing us with such information, documents, records, and reasonable access to you, as we deem necessary. Furthermore, you shall not settle any third party claim or waive any defense without our prior written consent.
EFFECT OF HEADINGS
The subject headings of the paragraphs and subparagraphs of this Agreement are included for convenience only and shall not affect the construction or interpretation of its provisions.
COMPLETE AGREEMENT AND WAIVER
This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and Nordic Dog Trainer pertaining to the Site and Service and supersedes all prior and contemporaneous agreements, representations, and understandings between us. No waiver of the provisions of this Agreement by Nordic Dog Trainer shall be deemed, or shall constitute, a waiver of any other provision, similar or not, nor shall any waiver constitute a continuing waiver. No waiver shall be binding unless executed in writing by Nordic Dog Trainer.
All notices, requests, demands, and other communications under this Agreement shall be in writing and shall be made either by email or conventional mail and sent to:
Customer Service: firstname.lastname@example.org
Nordic Education Centre for Dog Trainers AS
Organization number: 917 716 374
Notices to you may be sent to the address or email supplied by you as part of your registration data. In addition, we may broadcast notices or messages through the Site to inform you of changes to the site or other matters of importance, and such broadcasts shall constitute notice to you at the time of sending.
When you visit the website or send emails to Nordic Dog Trainer, you are communicating with us electronically. You thereby consent to receive communications from us electronically. We will communicate with you by email or by posting notices on the website. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.
A printed version of this Agreement, and of any notice given in electronic form, shall be admissible in judicial proceedings or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this Agreement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form.
GOVERNING LAW, JURISDICTION AND MEDIATION
This Agreement shall be construed in accordance with, and governed by, the laws of Norway as applied to contracts that are executed and performed entirely in Norway. The exclusive jurisdiction for any arbitration or court proceeding based on or arising out of this Agreement, or in connection with a dispute including any claim involving Nordic Dog Trainer or its affiliates, subsidiaries, employees, contractors, officers, directors, telecommunication providers, and content providers shall be Norway. The parties agree to attempt to resolve any dispute, claim, or controversy arising out of or relating to this Agreement by mediation, which shall be conducted under the current mediation procedures of The CPR Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution or any other procedure upon which the parties may agree. The parties further agree that their respective good faith participation in mediation is a condition precedent to pursuing any other available legal or equitable remedy, including litigation, arbitration, or other dispute resolution procedures.
RECOVERY OF LITIGATION EXPENSES
If any legal action, arbitration or other proceeding is brought for the enforcement of this Agreement, or because of an alleged dispute, breach, default, or misrepresentation in connection with any of the provisions of this Agreement, the successful or prevailing party or parties shall be entitled to recover reasonable legal fees and other costs incurred in that action or proceeding, in addition to any other relief to which it, or they may be entitled.
If any term, provision, covenant, or condition of this Agreement is held by an arbitrator or court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, void, or unenforceable, the rest of the Agreement shall remain in full force and effect and shall in no way be affected, impaired, or invalidated.
These Terms and Conditions bind and inure to the benefit of the parties’ successors and assigns. These Terms and Conditions are not assignable, sub-licensable delegable, or otherwise transferable by you. Any transfer, assignment, delegation, or sublicense by you is invalid.
Updated: 2 January 2023