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Terms And Conditions

Please take the time to read these terms and conditions. By using the Website and the Services and information offered on the Website, you are agreeing to these terms and conditions.

If you purchase products through the Website, there will be additional terms and conditions relating to the purchase. Please make sure you agree with these terms and conditions, which you will be directed to read prior to making your purchase.

Definitions

Services mean information and enrolment in Begin Bright educational programs as well as the sale of associated products

The Website means the website www.beginbright.com

We / Us etc means Cognition Education Australia Pty Ltd Trading as Begin Bright and any of our subsidiaries, affiliates, employees, officers, agents or assigns.

Accuracy of content

We have taken proper care and precautions to ensure that the information we provide on this Website is accurate. However, we cannot guarantee, nor do we accept any legal liability arising from or connected to, the accuracy, reliability, currency or completeness of anything contained on this Website or on any linked site.

The information contained on this Website should not take the place of professional advice.

Use

The Website is made available for your use on your acceptance and compliance with these terms and conditions. By using this Website, you are agreeing to the following terms and conditions.

You agree that you will use this website in accordance with all applicable local, state, national and international laws, rules and regulations.

You agree that you will not use, nor will you allow or authorise any third party to use, the Website for any purpose that is unlawful, defamatory, harassing, abusive, fraudulent or obscene way or in any other inappropriate way or in a way which conflicts with the Website or the Services.

If you contribute to our forum (if any) or make any public comments on this Website which are, in our opinion, unlawful, defamatory, harassing, abusive, fraudulent or obscene or in any other way inappropriate or which conflict with the Website or the Services offered, then we may at our discretion, refuse to publish such comments and/or remove them from the Website.

We reserve the right to refuse or terminate service to anyone at any time without notice or reason.

Passwords and logins

You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your passwords and login details and for all activities carried out under your password and log in.

Indemnification for loss or damage

You agree to indemnify Us and hold Us harmless from and against any and all liabilities or expenses arising from or in any way related to your use of this Website or the Services or information offered on this Website, including any liability or expense arising from all claims, losses, damages (actual and consequential), suits, judgments, litigation costs and solicitors fees of every kind and nature incurred by you or any third parties through you.

Intellectual property and copyrights

We hold the copyright to the content of this Website, including all uploaded files, layout design, data, graphics, articles, file content, codes, news, tutorials, videos, reviews, forum posts and databases contained on the Website or in connection with the Services. You must not use or replicate our copyright material other than as permitted by law.

Specifically, you must not use or replicate our copyright material for commercial purposes unless expressly agreed to by Us, in which case we may require you to sign a Licence Agreement.

If you wish to use content, images or other of our intellectual property, you should submit your request to us at the following email address: marketing@beginbright.com.au.

Trademarks

The trademarks and logos contained on this Website are trademarks of Cognition Education Limited. Use of these trademarks is strictly prohibited except with Our express, written consent.

Links to external websites

This Website may contain links that direct you outside of this Website. These links are provided for your convenience and are not an express or implied indication that we endorse or approve of the linked Website, it’s contents or any associated website, product or service. We accept no liability for loss or damage arising out of or in connection to your use of these sites.

You may link to our articles or home page. However, you should not provide a link which suggests any association, approval or endorsement on our part in respect to your website, unless we have expressly agreed in writing. We may withdraw our consent to you linking to our site at any time by notice to you.

Limitation of Liability

We take no responsibility for the accuracy of any of the content or statements contained on this Website or in relation to our Services. Statements made are by way of general comment only and you should satisfy yourself as to their accuracy. Further, all of our Services are provided without a warranty with the exception of any warranties provided by law. We are not liable for any damages whatsoever, incurred as a result of or relating to the use of the Website or our Services.

Information Collection

Use of information you have provided us with, or that we have collected and retained relating to your use of the Website and/or our Services, is governed by our Privacy Policy.

By using this Website and the Services associated with this Website, you are agreeing to the Privacy Policy. To view our Privacy Policy and read more about why we collect personal information from you and how we use that information, click here.

Confidentiality

All personal information you give us will be dealt with in a confidential manner in accordance with our Privacy Policy. However, due to circumstances outside of our control, we cannot guarantee that all aspects of your use of this Website will be confidential due to the potential ability of third parties to intercept and access such information.

Governing Law

These terms and conditions are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of New South Wales, Australia. Any disputes concerning this website are to be resolved by the courts having jurisdiction in New South Wales.

We retain the right to bring proceedings against you for breach of these Terms and Conditions, in your country of residence or any other appropriate country or jurisdiction.

Other Terms

Online Classes

Begin Bright centres may offer online classes using the external applications Zoom or Microsoft Teams. We accept no liability for loss or damage arising out of or in connection to your use of these sites. Parental supervision of children whilst participating in online classes is required at all times. Please check with your centre for additional terms and conditions that may apply in relation to the delivery of online classes.

 

Free trial class

Free trial classes are only available for 2 – 3 years, 3 – 4 years, 4 – 5 years and 5 – 6 years programs. Free trial classes are subject to availability. Customers are only allowed one free trial class per child. Free trial class policies may vary between individual centres. Please contact your centre for full details of their terms and conditions.

Timetable changes

All timetables are subject to change. Begin Bright centres are independent franchised centres and are responsible for setting their own timetables. Begin Bright makes no guarantees as to class availability. All changes in timetables will be communicated from the individual centre responsible.

Cancellation policy

By enrolling in our classes you are committing to the program for the remaining term. All refunds are in line with Australian Consumer Laws and cancellations policies may vary between individual centres. Please contact your centre for full details of their terms and conditions.

Make-up classes

Begin Bright cannot guarantee availability in classes. Any make-up classes offered will be by the individual locations as per their terms and conditions. Any enquiries regarding this should be directed to them.

Fee Payment

Payment options include;

• Visa or Mastercard (from 6th August 2018 payments via credit card are subject to a credit card surcharge of 1.9%)

• Cash (limited centres)

• Paypal (from the 26th September 2018 payments via Paypal are subject to a 2.6% surcharge)

• Poli

• Direct Debit

• Weekly payments can only be made via credit card.

Our website is secured using GeoTrust SSL certificates to enable server security.

Credit card payments including weekly payments are managed securely through St George’s Payday system. Begin Bright do not hold or have any access to any credit card information.

Photography, Video and Promotional Consent

Photographs and video may be used by Begin Bright in promotional material unless we have been advised otherwise during the enrolment process.

By agreeing to this you authorise Begin Bright and its parent organisation, Cognition Education, to permit the use and display of photographs and video of the above named in any publication, multimedia production, display, advertisement, on social media or on the worldwide web.

You also agree that Begin Bright and Cognition Education may use the name, likeness or biographical information supplied by the undersigned.

You also release and forever discharge Begin Bright and Cognition Education from any and all claims and demands arising out of or in connection with the use of said photographs/images, including but not limited to, any claims for privacy, for the invasion of privacy or defamation.

These permissions can be changed or withdrawn at any time by notifying marketing@beginbright.com.au or your centre.

Begin Bright centres are run individually and may be subject to additional terms and conditions not outlined here. Please check with your centre for a copy of their additional terms and conditions.