TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICES
PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICES AND USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS WEBSITE. All users of this site agree that access to and use of this site are subject to the following terms and conditions and other applicable law. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, please do not use this site.
By selecting “I agree” on our registration or checkout page when enrolling and making payment, University of Equestrian Arts students agree to be bound by all Terms Of Service and understand that any violation of these terms may, at the discretion of University of Equestrian Arts, result in termination from the course(s) without refund of tuition, holding harmless University of Equestrian Arts and Maria E Smith with respect to any such termination.
Maria E Smith and University of Equestrian Arts are committed to providing all participants in the University of Equestrian Arts Courses with a positive experience. Our online courses contain information that will help you find greater harmony and training success with your horse as evidenced by results from students and trainers who have focused and applied learning theory and positive training methods.
I understand the following:
University of Equestrian Arts Course refund policy:
Due to the nature of E-Learning Courses, (non tangible digital goods), it is not possible to return the products and services. Therefore, we do not offer any refunds or exchanges for any of our courses after purchase is made. If you are having any issues with the products or services, please contact your instructor, and they will do their best to resolve the problem.
Tuition payments are accepted via either PayPal, Mastercard, or Visa only. Non-payment of full tuition, chargebacks, or any other failure to honor the payment plan will result in immediate termination from the program and access to all course materials will cease.
“All prices for the program are printed herein. There are no additional charges or interest charges connected with any of these programs. Contracts are not sold to a third party at any time.”
I acknowledge that horseback riding is a dangerous sport, which carries inherent risks of injury or even loss of life, as well as damage to my horse, my property and myself. I knowingly assume all risks, whether known or unknown, of watching, grooming, handling, or riding my horses. I also knowingly assume all risks, whether known or unknown, of participating in University of Equestrian Arts Courses. I release Maria E Smith and University of Equestrian Arts, from all liability for any act of negligence or want of ordinary care. In consideration of my participation in this course, I waive, release and discharge Maria E Smith of University of Equestrian Arts, employees, representatives, heirs, executors and assigns from any and all claim or liability for injury to myself, my animals or my property arising out of participation in this online course. This agreement is binding on my executors, heirs, and assigns. I agree that I will defend, indemnify and hold harmless, Maria E Smith and University of Equestrian Arts, employees, representatives, heirs, executors and assigns against all claims, demands, and causes of actions, including court costs and actual attorney fees, arising from any proceeding or lawsuit brought by me, or prosecuted for my benefit or on my behalf, in which this release is upheld. The parties agree that any dispute under this agreement will be adjudicated in a State or Federal Court located in Franklin County Ohio and expressly agree to personal jurisdiction of such court. I acknowledge that I have read this release of liability and know and understand its contents.
I hold harmless Maria E Smith, University of Equestrian Arts, and any instructors of the University of Equestrian Arts Courses for any, instructions, information, or suggestions offered in the course, via email, personal or written contact or on the University of Equestrian Arts Facebook Group page(s).
I CONFIRM THAT I HAVE READ THIS ENROLLMENT AGREEMENT, AND HAVE UNDERSTOOD THE CONTENTS.
By my checkmark next to “I agree”, I agree to be bound by the aforesaid Enrollment Agreement and understand that any violation of said Enrollment Agreement may, at the discretion of the University of Equestrian Arts result in my termination from the program without refund of tuition, and will hold harmless University of Equestrian Arts and Maria E Smith with respect to any such termination.
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Effective Date: 03/01/2020
The entire content of this site, including but not limited to text, graphics or code is copyrighted as a collective work under the United States and other copyright laws, and is the property of Maria E Smith and University of Equestrian Arts. The collective work includes works that are licensed to Classical Naturally.
You may display and, subject to any expressly stated restrictions or limitations relating to specific material, download or print portions of the material from the different areas of the site solely for your own non-commercial use. Any other use, including but not limited to the reproduction, distribution, display or transmission of the content of this site is strictly prohibited, unless authorized by University of Equestrian Arts or your University of Equestrian Arts course instructor. You further agree not to change or delete any proprietary notices from materials downloaded from the site.
All trademarks, service marks and trade names of University of Equestrian Arts used in the site are trademarks or registered trademarks of University of Equestrian Arts.
This site and the materials and products on this site are provided “as is” and without warranties of any kind, whether express or implied. To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, University of Equestrian Arts and Maria E Smith disclaim all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. University of Equestrian Arts does not represent or warrant that the functions contained in the site will be uninterrupted or error-free, that the defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes the site available are free of viruses or other harmful components. University of Equestrian Arts does not make any warrantees or representations regarding the use of the materials in this site in terms of their correctness, accuracy, adequacy, usefulness, timeliness, reliability or otherwise. Some states do not permit limitations or exclusions on warranties, so the above limitations may not apply to you
Limitation of Liability
University of Equestrian Arts shall not be liable for any special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, the materials on this site or the performance of the products, even if University of Equestrian Arts has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Applicable law may not allow the limitation of exclusion of liability or incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.
In the event that a University of Equestrian Arts course or product is mistakenly listed at an incorrect price, University of Equestrian Arts reserves the right to refuse or cancel any orders placed for product listed at the incorrect price. University of Equestrian Arts reserves the right to refuse or cancel any such orders whether or not the order has been confirmed and your credit card charged. If your credit card has already been charged for the purchase and your order is cancelled, University of Equestrian Arts shall issue a credit to your credit card account in the amount of the incorrect price.
These terms and conditions are applicable to you upon your accessing the site and/or completing the registration or shopping process. These terms and conditions, or any part of them, may be terminated by University of Equestrian Arts without notice at any time, for any reason. The provisions relating to Copyrights, Trademark, Disclaimer, Limitation of Liability, Indemnification and Miscellaneous, shall survive any termination.
University of Equestrian Arts may deliver notice to you by means of e-mail, a general notice on the site, or by other reliable method to the address you have provided to University of Equestrian Arts.
Your use of this site shall be governed in all respects by the laws of the state of Ohio, U.S.A., without regard to choice of law provisions, and not by the 1980 U.N. Convention on contracts for the international sale of goods. You agree that jurisdiction over and venue in any legal proceeding directly or indirectly arising out of or relating to this site (including but not limited to the purchase of University of Equestrian Arts products) shall be in the state or federal courts located in Franklin County, Ohio. Any cause of action or claim you may have with respect to the site (including but not limited to the purchase of University of Equestrian Arts products) must be commenced within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arises. University of Equestrian Arts’ failure to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision of these terms and conditions shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right. Neither the course of conduct between the parties nor trade practice shall act to modify any of these terms and conditions. University of Equestrian Arts may assign its rights and duties under this Agreement to any party at any time without notice to you.
Use of Site
Harassment in any manner or form on the site, including via e-mail, chat, or by use of obscene or abusive language, is strictly forbidden. Impersonation of others, including a University of Equestrian Arts or other licensed employee, host, or representative, as well as other members or visitors on the site is prohibited. You may not upload to, distribute, or otherwise publish through the site any content which is libelous, defamatory, obscene, threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, illegal, or otherwise objectionable which may constitute or encourage a criminal offense, violate the rights of any party or which may otherwise give rise to liability or violate any law. You may not upload commercial content on the site or use the site to solicit others to join or become members of any other commercial online service or other organization.
University of Equestrian Arts does not and cannot review all communications and materials posted to or created by users accessing the site, and is not in any manner responsible for the content of these communications and materials. You acknowledge that by providing you with the ability to view and distribute user-generated content on the site, University of Equestrian Arts is merely acting as a passive conduit for such distribution and is not undertaking any obligation or liability relating to any contents or activities on the site. However, University of Equestrian Arts reserves the right to block or remove communications or materials that it determines to be (a) abusive, defamatory, or obscene, (b) fraudulent, deceptive, or misleading, (c) in violation of a copyright, trademark or; other intellectual property right of another or (d) offensive or otherwise unacceptable to University of Equestrian Arts in its sole discretion.
You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless University of Equestrian Arts, its officers, directors, employees, agents and suppliers (collectively the “Service Providers”) from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, resulting from any violation of these terms and conditions or any activity related to your account (including negligent or wrongful conduct) by you or any other person accessing the site using your Internet account.
In an attempt to provide increased value to our visitors, the University of Equestrian Arts may link to sites operated by third parties. However, even if the third party is affiliated with University of Equestrian Arts, University of Equestrian Arts has no control over these linked sites, all of which have separate privacy and data collection practices, independent of University of Equestrian Arts. These linked sites are only for your convenience and therefore you access them at your own risk. Nonetheless University of Equestrian Arts seeks to protect the integrity of its web site and the links placed upon it and therefore requests any feedback on not only its own site, but for sites it links to as well (including if a specific link does not work).
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Effective Date: 03/01/2021