Terms of Use

Read these terms and conditions carefully before using Web Page LearningChess.net, herein after referred to as: LearningChess.net. By using LearningChess.net you indicate that you accept these terms and conditions. If you do not accept this Terms of Use, do not use LearningChess.net, please.

Copyright and Proprietary Rights

This World Wide Web site is protected by International Copyright laws and is the property of i-Mobil Solutions Ltd. and its contracted partners, hereinafter referred to as: Service Provider. All copyright, trademark, and other proprietary rights in LearningChess.net and in the software, text, graphics, design elements, audio, music and all other materials originated or used by LearningChess.net are reserved to Service Provider. You may not reproduce, upload, post, transmit, download or distribute any part of LearningChess.net other than printing out or downloading portions of the text and images for your own personal, non-commercial use. You may not modify LearningChess.net, or any material residing on LearningChess.net. You shall observe copyright and other restrictions imposed by LearningChess.net. You may not use LearningChess.net in any manner that infringes the rights of any person or entity. Domain names and trademarks of Other Sites, or contained in information accessed at Other Sites, are the sole property of their respective owners. No affiliation with, endorsement of, or sponsorship by Service Provider should be inferred.

Responsibility for Content

You may not link, upload, post or transmit any illegal, obscene, offensive or otherwise inappropriate material to the LearningChess.net. You agree to indemnify Service Provider from any damage, loss, cost or expense which may be incurred by Service Provider as a result of the material you link, upload, post, or transmit to LearningChess.net. Service Provider has no duty to review or edit materials submitted by users. Any such materials may be removed by Service Provider at any time for any reason.

Submissions

All concepts, ideas, comments, manuscripts, illustrations, and all other materials disclosed or offered to Service Provider on or in connection with LearningChess.net are submitted without any restrictions or expectation of confidentiality. Service Provider shall have no financial or other obligations to you when you submit such information, nor shall you assert any proprietary or moral right of any kind with respect to such submissions. Service Provider shall have the right to use, publish, reproduce, transmit, download, upload, post, display or otherwise distribute your submissions in any manner without notice or compensation to you.

Linking to LearningChess.net

Service Provider has no objection to links made from Other Sites to LearningChess.net, provided that you comply with the following requirements:

You may not frame or alter the appearance of the LearningChess.net. You may not state or imply that Service Provider endorses, sponsors or otherwise approves of your site or any Other Sites.
You may not use any of Service Provider's Trademarks or logos without the prior written consent of Service Provider.
In view of the dynamic nature of the Internet and the possibility of updates and changes we request that your link enter our LearningChess.net site at the home page.
You must abide by all of the other Service Provider terms and conditions of use set forth hereinabove. For example, you may not reproduce or host any LearningChess.net content on your Web site.

Services

LearningChess.net provides free and fee paying online chess educational contents (Courses) for home users and schools. Certain parts may be used by users absolutely free of charge while other parts, including the fee paying contents, may only be used after a voluntary registration. After a user purchases a Course or a Bundle of Courses the user will be able to unlock the relevant content for the period designated at purchase and also indicated on the invoice.

Logging on using a real email address is always necessary for home users and teachers before using the Courses. It is very important that your email address is kept valid and up-to-date as important information about your account will be sent there. If this email address is found to be invalid you will not get the full advantage of the site and miss important communication. It may result in your account being temporarily suspended. You are asked to contact Service Provider if you want us to change or delete your email address in LearningChess.net, so that we can perform the necessary changes after the proper checks. Scholastic Chess Students has to login with their scholastic username given by their teacher.

Our system is Cloud Based and it can be used from any device capable of running the content of the LearningChess.net website - within the framework of the Fair Use Policy. The educational contents of the system may only be accessed by one device at the same time with one account (user email and password). In the event of concurrent access the later access will automatically overwrite the first access. See more in paragraph Fair Use Policy.

Visitor Tracking

For statistical purposes, we use solutions and products for tracking visitors on LearningChess.net. The obtained statistical data are only used internally. See also Privacy Policy.

Financials

At present a single Course or a Bundle of Courses may be purchased with an existing PayPal account or with a credit card through PayPal as well. Schools are allowed to buy licenses with bank transfer also.

PayPal: After the purchase PayPal sends the user a payment notification and Service Provider sends the user an electronic invoice within a day from the payment. A paper-based invoice sent by post may also be requested subsequently subject to paying USD 2 or EUR 2 administrative cost.
Bank Transfer: School should contact Service Provider if prefers Bank Transfer as the payment method. School inform Service Provider about the buyer's registered email in LearningChess.net, the number of licenses, the Learning Management license, the language of the lessons and the starting date of the subscription.

The invoices on purchases by private users within the European Union include the applicable VAT according to te EU law for telecommunications, broadcasting & electronic services. Invoices on purchases by private users outside the European Union are outside the scope of the manetioned VAT act in conformity with the valid legislative provisions.
The Service Provider only charges your card or PayPal account once per purchase. There is no recurring invoicing on LearningChess.net.

Fair Use Policy

It is important for Service Provider that all eligible LearningChess.net customers are able to access our Services. Accordingly, we have devised a Fair Use Policy which applies to the usage of the LearningChess.net, especially the use of logging on data.
The user email or scholastic username/password combination of LearningChess.net shall not be made available for any third party in any circumstances. Service Provider monitors this automatically and continuously. Upon detecting any unauthorised access - whether or not due to intentional data provision or data theft - first the password will be changed and a warning email will be sent.

If this occurs repeatedly for the same user or it is presumed that data leaked to the web, Service Provider may suspend the account until the case is cleared directly with the user. In case of good faith the account will be reactivated with a new password, however, in case of default Service Provider may decide on the permanent exclusion of the user due to a serious breach of the contractual terms and conditions. In this case the user shall be obligated to indemnify Service Provider from any damage, loss, cost or expense which may be incurred by Service Provider as a result of breaching the Fair Use Policy.

Refund Policy

Money Back Guarantee: Should you be not 100% satisfied with LearningChess.net, you are kindly asked to contact the Service Provider. Each first-time user is given the industry standard 48-hour Full Money Back Guarantee. Users receiving the refund once may not be eligible ageing for the 48-hour Money Back Guarantee. Users violating this present Terms of Use may NOT be provided with the refund.

Success Guarantee: Users can gain Virtual Rating points in LearningChess.net with each solution in a lesson. Service provider guarantees that these Virtual Rating points will measure progress similar to the official chess ELO rating point system. The guarantee is valid if the user goes through all three courses; plays minimum 25 chess games against the integrated chess program of LearningChess.net and takes part in an official FIDE chess tournament. The guarantee may be drawn if the performance ELO rating achieved in the tournament is lower than the Virtual Rating points achieved in LearningChess.net. In cases like this, users are refunded their subscription fee in conformity with the terms and conditions described at the Money Back Guarantee paragraph.

Exclusions of Warranties

No warranties of any kind are made with respect to the Service Provider Site, SERVICE PROVIDER DOES NOT WARRANT THAT LEARNINGCHESS.NET WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, WILL BE ACCURATE, OR WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE. WE EXPRESSLY EXCLUDE AND DISCLAIM ALL EXPRESS AND IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. WE SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE OR LOSS OF ANY KIND ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO YOUR USE OF LEARNINGCHESS.NET, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION DATA LOSS OR CORRUPTION, REGARDLESS OF WHETHER SUCH LIABILITY IS BASED IN TORT, CONTRACT OR OTHERWISE.

Export Controls

Your use of LearningChess.net will comply with all applicable laws, rules and regulations that govern the export of technical data.

Choice Of Law and Jurisdiction

LearningChess.net is operated from our offices in Budapest, Hungary. This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Hungary and the European Union, without reference to any conflict of law principles.

Limitation of Liability

IN NO EVENT SHALL SERVICE PROVIDER OR ITS EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, LICENSORS OR CONTRACTORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE OR MULTIPLE DAMAGES OF ANY KIND.

Limitation of Claims

The user must bring any action or any claim against Service Provider within one (1) year following the date the claim first accrued, or shall be deemed waived.

Entire Agreement

We constantly enhance services and products. Accordingly, the websites will be updated from time to time. We, therefore, request you to follow the applicable terms and conditions and notes continuously. The effective date of these Terms of Use is July 1, 2016 (previous versions: August 1, 2015; July 4, 2014; January 1, 2013). These Terms of Use were written in English. Should any translated version of these Terms of Use be in conflict with the English version, the English version shall govern.