Terms and Conditions
THE CUSTOMER'S ATTENTION IS PARTICULARLY DRAWN TO THE PROVISIONS OF CLAUSE 8 (LIMITATION OF LIABILITY).
The following definitions and rules of interpretation apply in these Conditions.
1. Business Day: a day other than a Saturday, Sunday or public holiday in England, when banks in London are open for business.
2. Charges: the charges payable by the Customer for the supply of the Services in accordance with clause 5.
3. Commencement Date: has the meaning given in clause 2.2.
4. Conditions: these terms and conditions as amended from time to time in accordance with clause 11.5.
5. Contract: the contract between the Supplier and the Customer for the supply of Services in accordance with these Conditions.
6. Control: has the meaning given in section 1124 of the Corporation Tax Act 2010, and the expression change of control shall be construed accordingly.
7. Customer: the business, individual, school, separate legal entity or any adult individual on the behalf of those under the age of 18 years who purchases Services from the Supplier.
8. Customer Default: has the meaning set out in clause 4.2.
Data Protection Legislation: all applicable data protection and privacy legislation in force from time to time in the UK including the General Data Protection Regulation ((EU) 2016/679); the Data Protection Act 2018; the Privacy and Electronic Communications Directive 2002/58/EC (as updated by Directive 2009/136/EC) and the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003 (SI 2003/2426) as amended; any other European Union legislation relating to personal data and all other legislation and regulatory requirements in force from time to time which apply to a party relating to the use of personal data (including, without limitation, the privacy of electronic communications).
9. Data subject, controller, processor, personal data, personal data breach, processing and appropriate technical and organisational measures shall bear the meanings given to those terms respectively in the Data Protection Legislation.
10. Deliverables: The Supplier delivering to the Customer, the outcome of the Specification when completed.
Intellectual Property Rights: patents, rights to inventions, copyright and related rights, trade marks , business names and domain names, rights in get-up , goodwill and the right to sue for passing off , rights in designs, rights in computer software, database rights, rights to use, and protect the confidentiality of, confidential information (including know-how), and all other intellectual property rights, in each case whether registered or unregistered and including all applications and rights to apply for and be granted, renewals or extensions of, and rights to claim priority from, such rights and all similar or equivalent rights or forms of protection which subsist or will subsist now or in the future in any part of the world.
11. Order: the Customer's order for Services as set out in the Customer's purchase order form, the Customer's written acceptance of a quotation by the Supplier or through the Supplier’s online ordering form and confirmation email, or as the case may be.
12. Services: the services supplied by the Supplier to the Customer as set out in the Specification.
13. Specification: the description or specification of the Services provided by the Supplier to the Customer to provide computer programming and coding training services.
14. Supplier: CodeToday Limited of 13 Hawley Crescent, London, NW1 8NP, United Kingdom registered in England and Wales with company number 09789836.
15. Supplier Materials: materials provided by the supplier or work produced during or part of the supply of services.
(a) A reference to a statute or statutory provision is a reference to it as amended or re-enacted. A reference to a statute or statutory provision includes all subordinate legislation made under that statute or statutory provision.
(b) Any words following the terms including, include, in particular, for example or any similar expression, shall be construed as illustrative and shall not limit the sense of the words, description, definition, phrase or term preceding those terms.
(c) A reference to writing or written includes fax and email.
2. Basis of contract
2.1. The Order constitutes an offer by the Customer to purchase Services in accordance with these Conditions.
2.2. The Order shall only be deemed to be accepted when the Supplier issues written acceptance of the Order at which point and on which date the Contract shall come into existence (Commencement Date).
2.3. Any samples, drawings, descriptive matter or advertising issued by the Supplier, and any descriptions or illustrations contained in the Supplier's catalogues or brochures, are issued or published for the sole purpose of giving an approximate idea of the Services described in them. They shall not form part of the Contract or have any contractual force.
2.4. These Conditions apply to the Contract to the exclusion of any other terms that the Customer seeks to impose or incorporate, or which are implied by trade, custom, practice or course of dealing.
2.5. The Supplier shall only give price quotations to businesses, schools, corporations or other separate legal entities (not being individuals). Any quotation given by the Supplier shall not constitute an offer, and is only valid for a period of 20 Business Days from its date of issue.
3. Supply of Services
3.1. The Supplier shall supply the Services to the Customer in accordance with the Specification in all material respects.
3.2. The Supplier shall use all reasonable endeavours to meet any performance dates specified in the agreement but any such dates shall be estimates only and time shall not be of the essence for performance of the Services.
3.3. The Supplier reserves the right to amend the Specification if necessary to comply with any applicable law or regulatory requirement, or if the amendment will not materially affect the nature or quality of the Services, and the Supplier shall notify the Customer in any such event.
3.4. The Supplier warrants to the Customer that the Services will be provided using reasonable care and skill.
4. Customer's obligations
4.1. The Customer shall:
(a) ensure that the terms of the Order [and any information it provides in the Specification] are complete and accurate;
(b) co-operate with the Supplier in all matters relating to the Services;
(c) provide the Supplier, its employees, agents, consultants and subcontractors, with access to the Customer's premises, office accommodation and other facilities as reasonably required by the Supplier if required under the Order;
(d) provide the Supplier with such information and materials as the Supplier may reasonably require in order to supply the Services, and ensure that such information is complete and accurate in all material respects;
(e) [prepare the Customer's premises for the supply of the Services if required under the Order;]
(f) [[comply with all applicable laws, including health and safety laws;]
4.2. If the Supplier's performance of any of its obligations under the Contract is prevented or delayed by any act or omission by the Customer or failure by the Customer to perform any relevant obligation (Customer Default):
(a) without limiting or affecting any other right or remedy available to it, the Supplier shall have the right to suspend performance of the Services until the Customer remedies the Customer Default, and to rely on the Customer Default to relieve it from the performance of any of its obligations in each case to the extent the Customer Default prevents or delays the Supplier's performance of any of its obligations;
(b) the Supplier shall not be liable for any costs or losses sustained or incurred by the Customer arising directly or indirectly from the Supplier's failure or delay to perform any of its obligations as set out in this clause 4.2; and
(c) the Customer shall reimburse the Supplier on written demand for any costs or losses sustained or incurred by the Supplier arising directly or indirectly from the Customer Default.
5. Charges and payment
5.1. The Charges for the Services shall be calculated on a time and materials basis and calculated in accordance with the Supplier’s fee rates, as set out in the Order.
5.2. The Supplier reserves the right to increase the Charges on an ad hoc basis for each separate Order generated.
5.3. The Supplier shall invoice the individual Customers immediately when bookings are completed and the individual Customer shall pay immediately.
5.4. For business Customers or groups, they shall pay each invoice submitted by the Supplier:
(a) within 7 days of the date of the invoice or in accordance with any credit terms agreed by the Supplier and confirmed in writing to the Customer; and
(b) in full and in cleared funds to a bank account nominated in writing by the Supplier, and
time for payment shall be of the essence of the Contract. It shall be at the discretion of the Supplier if the dates and times for the Contract shall be adhered to if the Customer does not comply with this clause 5.4.
5.5. All amounts payable by an individual Customer under the Contract are inclusive of amounts in respect of value added tax chargeable from time to time (VAT). For customers who are not individuals (business, corporations, schools or other separate legal entities) VAT shall be separate and where any taxable supply for VAT purposes is made under the Contract by the Supplier to the Customer, the Customer shall, on receipt of a valid VAT invoice from the Supplier, pay to the Supplier such additional amounts in respect of VAT as are chargeable on the supply of the Services at the same time as payment is due for the supply of the Services.
5.6. If the Customer fails to make a payment due to the Supplier under the Contract by the due date, then, without limiting the Supplier's remedies under clause 9, the Customer shall pay interest on the overdue sum from the due date until payment of the overdue sum, whether before or after judgment. Interest under this clause 5.6 will accrue each day at 4% a year above the Bank of England's base rate from time to time, but at 4% a year for any period when that base rate is below 0%.
5.7. All amounts due under the Contract shall be paid in full without any set-off, counterclaim, deduction or withholding (other than any deduction or withholding of tax as required by law).
6. Intellectual property rights
6.1. All Intellectual Property Rights in or arising out of or in connection with the Services, the Deliverables and the Suppliers Materials (other than Intellectual Property Rights in any materials provided by the Customer) shall be owned by the Supplier and cannot be shared by the Customer under any circumstance.
6.2. The Customer grants the Supplier a fully paid-up, non-exclusive, royalty-free, non-transferable licence to copy and modify any materials provided by the Customer to the Supplier for the term of the Contract for the purpose of providing the Services to the Customer.
7. Data protection
7.1. Both parties will comply with all applicable requirements of the Data Protection Legislation. This clause 7 is in addition to, and does not relieve, remove or replace, a party's obligations or rights under the Data Protection Legislation. In this clause 7, Applicable Laws means (for so long as and to the extent that they apply to the Supplier) the law of the European Union, the law of any member state of the European Union and/or Domestic UK Law; and Domestic UK Law means the Data Protection Legislation from time to time in force in the UK and any other law that applies in the UK.
7.3. The supplier may, at any time without notice revise this clause 7 by replacing it with any applicable controller to processor standard clauses or similar terms forming part of an applicable certification scheme (which shall apply when replaced by attachment to the Contract).
7.4. Where a customer is a parent entering the Contract on behalf of person under the age of 18, the parent is consenting that the Supplier may use that particular person’s personal data as if they were any other Customer under the Contract and subject to the same protections and obligations.
8. Limitation of liability: THE CUSTOMER'S ATTENTION IS PARTICULARLY DRAWN TO THIS CLAUSE.
8.1. Subject to the statutory restrictions in clause 8.3 below, If the Contract is being provided to persons under the age of 18 then the business is not liable for any loss, physical or financial that they may suffer due to any act or omission of the Customer.
8.2. Nothing in the Contract limits any liability which cannot legally be limited, including [but not limited to] liability for:
(a) death or personal injury caused by negligence;
(b) fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation; and
(c) breach of the terms implied by section 2 of the Supply of Goods and Services Act 1982 (title and quiet possession).
8.3. Subject to clause 8.2, the Supplier's total liability to the Customer shall not exceed the price paid under that Customer’s Contract. The Supplier's total liability includes liability in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, arising under or in connection with the Contract.
8.4. This clause 8 sets out specific heads of excluded loss [and exceptions from them]:
(a) Subject to clause 8.2, the types of loss listed in clause 8.7(b) are wholly excluded by the parties
(b) The following types of loss are wholly excluded:
(i) Loss of profits
(ii) Loss of sales or business.
(iii) Loss of agreements or contracts.
(iv) Loss of anticipated savings.
(v) Loss of use or corruption of software, data or information.
(vi) Loss of or damage to goodwill.
(vii) Indirect or consequential loss.
8.5. The Supplier has given commitments as to compliance of the Services with relevant specifications in clause 3. In view of these commitments, the terms implied by sections 3, 4 and 5 of the Supply of Goods and Services Act 1982 are, to the fullest extent permitted by law, excluded from the Contract.
8.6. Unless the Customer notifies the Supplier that it intends to make a claim in respect of an event within the notice period, the Supplier shall have no liability for that event. The notice period for an event shall start on the day on which the Customer became, or ought reasonably to have become, aware of the event having occurred and shall expire six months from that date. The notice must be in writing and must identify the event and the grounds for the claim in reasonable detail.
8.7. This clause 8 shall survive termination of the Contract.
9. Termination and Cancellation by the Customer and/or Supplier
9.1. Without affecting any other right or remedy available to it, the Supplier may terminate the Contract by giving the other party one months' written notice.
9.2. Without affecting any other right or remedy available to it, either party may terminate the Contract with immediate effect by giving written notice to the other party if:
(a) the other party commits a material breach of any term of the Contract and (if such a breach is remediable) fails to remedy that breach within 5 working days of that party being notified in writing to do so;
9.3. Without affecting any other right or remedy available to it, the Supplier may terminate the Contract with immediate effect by giving written notice to the Customer if:
(a) the Customer fails to pay any amount due under the Contract on the due date for payment.
9.4. Without affecting any other right or remedy available to it, the Supplier may suspend the supply of Services under the Contract or any other contract between the Customer and the Supplier if the Customer fails to pay any amount due under the Contract on the due date for payment, the Customer becomes subject to any insolvency issue or the Supplier reasonably believes that the Customer is about to become subject to any insolvency issue
9.5. Customers who are businesses, corporations, schools or separate legal entitles shall be entitled to cancel their Order by notifying the Supplier no later than 28 days before the commencement of Services. If they do so within this time frame, they will be eligible to a full refund.
9.6. Customers who are businesses, corporations, schools or separate legal entitles shall be able to cancel their Order by notifying the Supplier no later than 14 days before the commencement of Service. If they do so within this time frame, they will be eligible for a 50% refund. If this type of Customer cancels less than 14 days before commencement of Services, no refund will be payable.
9.7. Customers who are individuals or any adult individual on the behalf of those under the age of 18 years who purchases Services from the Supplier shall be entitled to cancel their order by notifying the Supplier no later than 14 days after placing their Order. Orders cannot be cancelled in the 10 days prior to the commencement of the course. If they Cancel within the time frame, they will eligible to a full refund. If they Cancel their Order any time outside this time frame then they will be liable to pay for the full amount of the Order.
9.8. An individual Customer cannot enter into a Contract less than 14 days before the commencement of the Services, unless they consent to waive their rights to a refund within 14 days as per the Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013. If the Services commence within this 14-day period, the individuals are providing this consent.
9.9. For private group courses, where a date and time is reserved, the Services will be cancelled by the Supplier unless within 7 days of the Contract being created (via the Order being confirmed) all Customers (or a minimum number decided at the discretion of the Supplier) have paid.
10. Consequences of termination
10.1. On termination of the Contract:
(a) the Customer shall immediately pay to the Supplier all of the Supplier's outstanding unpaid invoices and interest and, in respect of Services supplied but for which no invoice has been submitted, the Supplier shall submit an invoice, which shall be payable by the Customer immediately on receipt;
(b) the Customer shall return all of the Supplier Materials and any Deliverables which have not been fully paid for. If the Customer fails to do so, then the Supplier may enter the Customer's premises and take possession of them. Until they have been returned, the Customer shall be solely responsible for their safe keeping and will not use them for any purpose not connected with the Contract.
10.2. Termination of the Contract shall not affect any rights, remedies, obligations or liabilities of the parties that have accrued up to the date of termination, including the right to claim damages in respect of any breach of the Contract which existed at or before the date of termination.
10.3. Any provision of the Contract that expressly or by implication is intended to come into or continue in force on or after termination [or expiry] of the Contract shall remain in full force and effect.
11.1. Force majeure. Neither party shall be in breach of the Contract nor liable for delay in performing, or failure to perform, any of its obligations under the Contract if such delay or failure result from events, circumstances or causes beyond its reasonable control.
11.2. Assignment and other dealings.
(a) The Supplier may at any time assign, mortgage, charge, subcontract, delegate, declare a trust over or deal in any other manner with any or all of its rights and obligations under the Contract.
(b) The Customer shall not assign, transfer, mortgage, charge, subcontract, delegate, declare a trust over or deal in any other manner with any of its rights and obligations under the Contract [without the prior written consent of the Supplier].
(a) Each party undertakes that it shall not at any time during the Contract, and for a period of one year after termination of the Contract, disclose to any person any confidential information concerning the business, affairs, customers, clients or suppliers of the other party, except as permitted by clause 11.3(c).
(b) The Customer undertakes that it shall not at any time disclose to any person or profit from any of the Supplier’s material provided to them by the supplier for the purposes of carrying out the party's obligations under the Contract
(c) Each party may disclose the other party's confidential information:
(i) to its employees, officers, representatives, subcontractors or advisers who need to know such information for the purposes of carrying out the party's obligations under the Contract. Each party shall ensure that its employees, officers, representatives, subcontractors or advisers to whom it discloses the other party's confidential information comply with this clause 11.3; and
(ii) as may be required by law, a court of competent jurisdiction or any governmental or regulatory authority.
(d) Neither party shall use the other party's confidential information for any purpose other than to perform its obligations under the Contract.
11.4. Entire agreement.
(a) The Contract constitutes the entire agreement between the parties and supersedes and extinguishes all previous agreements, promises, assurances, warranties, representations and understandings between them, whether written or oral, relating to its subject matter.
(b) Each party acknowledges that in entering into the Contract it does not rely on, and shall have no remedies in respect of any statement, representation, assurance or warranty (whether made innocently or negligently) that is not set out in the Contract. Each party agrees that it shall have no claim for innocent or negligent misrepresentation [or negligent misstatement] based on any statement in the Contract.
(c) Nothing in this clause shall limit or exclude any liability for fraud.
11.5. Variation. Except as set out in these Conditions, no variation of the Contract shall be effective unless it is in writing and signed by the parties (or their authorised representatives).
11.6. Waiver. A waiver of any right or remedy under the Contract or by law is only effective if given in writing and shall not be deemed a waiver of any subsequent right or remedy. A failure or delay by a party to exercise any right or remedy provided under the Contract or by law shall not constitute a waiver of that or any other right or remedy, nor shall it prevent or restrict any further exercise of that or any other right or remedy. No single or partial exercise of any right or remedy provided under the Contract or by law shall prevent or restrict the further exercise of that or any other right or remedy.
11.7. Severance. If any provision or part-provision of the Contract is or becomes invalid, illegal or unenforceable, it shall be deemed modified to the minimum extent necessary to make it valid, legal and enforceable. If such modification is not possible, the relevant provision or part-provision shall be deemed deleted. Any modification to or deletion of a provision or part-provision under this clause shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the rest of the Contract.
(a) Any notice or other communication given to a party under or in connection with the Contract shall be in writing and shall be delivered by hand or by pre-paid first-class post or other next working day delivery service at its registered office (if a company) or its principal place of business (in any other case); or sent by email to the address of the parties
(b) This clause does not apply to the service of any proceedings or other documents in any legal action or, where applicable, any other method of dispute resolution.
11.9. Third party rights.
Unless it expressly states otherwise, the Contract does not give rise to any rights under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 to enforce any term of the Contract.
11.10. Governing law. The Contract, and any dispute or claim (including non-contractual disputes or claims) arising out of or in connection with it or its subject matter or formation shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with the law of England and Wales.
11.11. Jurisdiction. Each party irrevocably agrees that the courts of England and Wales shall have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute or claim (including non-contractual disputes or claims) arising out of or in connection with the Contract or its subject matter or formation.