Additional Terms and Conditions Virtual Classroom Dutch Course Online

‘The Student’ hereafter refers to the person who is registered for the Virtual Classroom Dutch Course or Dutch Course or Online Dutch Course and who will be the person participating in the Virtual Classroom Dutch Course.

‘Dutch Course Online Virtual Classroom’ or ‘Virtual Classroom’ or ‘Virtual Classroom Dutch Course’ or ‘Virtual Classroom lessons’ hereafter refers to a live training course session as well as the technical platform on which a Virtual Platform training course is hosted, whether or not a live training course session is in progress.

1. Purpose
This document defines the conditions for participation in a Virtual Classroom Dutch Course of Dutch Course Online.

2.Obligations of the student in our Virtual Classroom

2.1 Your responsibility for information
You agree to keep confidential any information related to our students, teachers and Dutch lessons in your Virtual Classroom Dutch Course. As such, you agree not to permit any third-party access to the Virtual Classroom Course or to disclose the above-mentioned confidential information.

2.2 Mandatory use of Separate room
You agree to take online classes at home in a separate room (e.g. your bedroom or study room). Nobody except you is allowed to stay in this room and watch or listen to our students and Dutch lessons. You are not allowed to share your screen, computer or room with anyone else during your Dutch classes.

2.3 Mandatory use of Webcam
You agree to use a webcam in the Virtual Classroom. The use of a webcam is mandatory. We want to make sure there is no one else watching or listening to our students or following our Dutch lessons. Your webcam should remain switched On during your lesson. If you want to turn (or keep) your webcam off, you are expected to explain why before or after the start of the lesson. When you switch your cam off without any prior consent you will receive a warning, and later after a second time you will be excluded from the Virtual Classroom without any warning.

2.4 Mandatory use of Headset
You agree to use a headset in the Virtual Classroom.

2.5 Your responsibility for the privacy of your fellow students
Please take note you are partly responsible for the privacy of your fellow students and our teachers. If you are not compliant with this rule, you may break Dutch Privacy and Copyright law. Please see Consequences of Breaking Dutch Privacy and Copyright laws below. We advise you to take this warning seriously.

2.6 Personal use only
You agree to not make use of the Virtual Classroom for any other unauthorized use, whether personal or professional.

2.7 Intellectual property & Copyrights
The Dutch lessons as well as any documentation, used during our Virtual Classroom Course is the property of Dutch Course Online. The Dutch lessons and materials are protected under Dutch copyright, trademark and other intellectual property laws. You may not take photos, screenshots, make audio/video recordings, or post, distribute, sublicense, translate, print, reproduce in any way any such materials or lesson without the prior express written consent of Dutch Course Online. This includes all terminology and content of the Book Simpel Nederlands. The book Simpel Nederlands is not available for purchase in any bookshop. You are not allowed to sell your book or use it in any other Dutch course without the prior express written consent of Dutch Course Online. Please read Consequences of Breaking Dutch Privacy and Copyright laws below.

2.8 Plagiarism
You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy or re-sell any part of our site, books or Dutch lessons in contravention of the provisions of our terms of website use.

2.9 Prohibition Recording of Virtual Classroom Lessons by students
You are not allowed to take screenshots, photos, record videos or audio of any lesson, books, materials or students of Dutch Course Online.

By taking screenshots, photos, record videos or audio of any lesson, books, materials or students of Dutch Course Online you will:

1. break the Copyright law of the Netherlands and/or
2. break the Privacy law of the Netherlands

Please read Consequences of Breaking Dutch Privacy and Copyright laws below.

2.10 Consequences of Breaking Dutch Privacy and Copyright laws
When you are not compliant with these Terms and Conditions, you may be prosecuted and then be held liable for the breaking the Dutch law. It will cost you somewhere between 25.000 – 100.000 euro in Privacy & Copyright penalties and damages. We advise you to take this warning seriously.

2.11 Your personal responsibility
You are responsible for all activity that results from your use of the Virtual Classroom.

3. Recording of Virtual Classroom Lessons by Dutch Course Online
For reasons of quality assurance or to permit later viewing by registered students of Dutch Course Online who are unavoidably absent during a lesson, Dutch Course Online may record Virtual Classroom Lessons unless there is a written request by a student to not record the session. You agree that a request to not record a session shall be explained and shall not be unreasonably made. The recordings may be published on the e-learning part of the website of Dutch Course Online protected by a password and will be only accessible to students and teachers of Dutch Course Online. Dutch Course Online will never make the recordings public.

You by default accept to be recorded and by signing the Registration Form for our Dutch Course, you consent that the recording can be used in the manner indicated above.

Dutch Course Online agrees to not use the recordings for any purpose except those indicated above without the express written consent of those in the recording.

4. Exclusion from Virtual Classroom
Dutch Course Online expects you when attending a Virtual Classroom to behave in a polite and appropriate manner and reserves the right to exclude you in the event of disruptive, abusive or threatening behavior. In such an event, no refund will be payable to you.

5. Equipment of the student
Dutch Course Online bears no responsibility for the student’s equipment (e.g., computer, modem, internet connection, speakers, webcam, microphones and bandwidth). In other words, you are exclusively responsible for the condition of your personal equipment and for performing the obligatory technical checks at the commencement of this agreement and prior to attending the Virtual Classroom course.

6. Responsibility Dutch Course Online
Dutch Course Online is not responsible for the potential risks or damages caused by the use of the Virtual Classroom and associated software, online tools, audio and/or visual content, and communications systems. Dutch Course Online is not responsible for any problems connecting to the Virtual Classroom website or malfunctions related to or caused by any network or telephone lines of the student, any technical restrictions or security policies imposed by the Student’s computer service provider or computer services department, (including but not limited to the use of proxies, firewalls, IP blocking, port blocking, restrictions imposed by the use of Virtual Private Networks, etc.), problems with the equipment of the Student, problems with the Internet connection of the Student, or inability of the Student to access any website. If in doubt, the Student should communicate with his or her computer services provider or computer services department.

7. Liability Dutch Course Online
Dutch Course Online declares that the company’s liability for any students’ claim whatsoever is limited to the sum that he or she has paid for the course(s). We will not be liable for indirect, special or consequential loss (including loss of privacy/personal data, anticipated profit or other data), howsoever arising, caused by the use of Skype, Google Hangouts, Google Meet, the Virtual Classroom and associated software, online tools, audio and/or visual content, and communications systems. The maximum aggregate liability will be the charges for the course out of which the loss or damage has arisen.

8. Rescheduling of Virtual Classroom lessons
If your teacher will fail to join the Virtual Classroom due to technical issues (e.g. broken internet connection at his place) or his illness, Dutch Course Online will reschedule the missed lesson and plan an additional lesson at the weekend. The failure to attend the additional lesson will not be eligible for refund whatsoever.

9. Failure to Attend
The failure to attend a Virtual Classroom will not be eligible for refund whatsoever.