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General Terms and Conditions for Training Events Conducted by Fast Lane Institute for Knowledge Transfer (Switzerland) AG

(as of August 2017)

1. Registration

1.1. Please submit your registration for training events in writing to:

Fast Lane Institute for Knowledge Transfer (Switzerland) AG
Husacherstr. 3[
8304 Wallisellen (Zürich)
info@flane.ch / www.flane.ch
customer_service@flane.ch

1.2. You will receive written confirmation of registration from us with detailed information on the course / exam for which you have registered (venue, date, and time of events) no later than 14 days prior to the start of the course or exam.

1.3 We reserve the right to cancel the course or exam no later than 14 days prior to its start if the number of confirmed registrations is insufficient.

2. Fees

All fees are net fees, that is, they are subject to value-added tax. Our current list of fees is valid; upon publication of a new fee list, these new fees are valid. The tuition fees for courses or exams conducted at our facilities cover the use of training systems, beverages and/or lunch and student kits.

3. Cancellations

3.1. Cancellations must be submitted to us in hardcopy and/or electronic form.

3.2. We will not invoice cancellation charges if we receive notice of cancellation 14 days prior to the start of the course or exam. If we receive notice of cancellation up to 7 days prior to the start of the course or exam, a cancellation charge of 50% of the tuition fees is due. Thereafter we will invoice the full course or exam fee for all cancellations. You are free to name a replacement rather than cancel attendance altogether.

3.3. In the event that we cancel a course or exam because of force majeure or other unforeseeable circumstances (for example, in case of accident or illness of the instructor) the liability of Fast Lane Institute for Knowledge Transfer (Switzerland) AG is limited to the refunding of course or exam fees to participants who have arrived at the training location. The Company is not liable for any travel and lodging expenses.

3.4. All participants that have registered in a Red Hat training or exam class (apart from Red Hat Exam KIOSK/KOALA Sessions) are responsible for 100% of the fee unless cancellation is made by them 14 days prior to the course start date.

3.4.1. Important information regarding the purchase of a Redhat Bundle (e.g. RH135, RH-RH255, RH-RH300, etc.): The bundle price is only granted, if the course and the exam takes place in the same country. However, you have the right to not the complete course and the exam within the same week. Doing so you acknowledge, that you are aware of the risk, that single elements of the bundle could get cancelled, i.e. the exam or the course. If you cannot attend at any of the alternate dates in the same country, you are allowed – but only for an extra charge/fee – to attend at an alternate date in another country. In these cases the extra charges/fees are disclosed before the rebooking/rescheduling. All fees are net fees, that is, they are subject to value-added tax or any other applicable national taxes of the country in which the course is conducted. The fees are dependent on the course or exam, the country and the local currency.

3.4.2. Important information regarding the cancellation of Individual Red Hat Exam KIOSK/KOALA Sessions bookings http://www.flane.ch/en/article/30840:

Individual Exam Scheduling: Named Participants have one (1) year from date of purchase to schedule and take the exam. No extensions of the one-year term will be granted.
No Cancellation of Purchase: All Red Hat individual exam purchases are final, and fees are nonrefundable.
Rescheduling Individual Exams: Individual exams can be rescheduled up to 24 hours prior to the scheduled exam session via https://rhtapps.redhat.com/individualexamscheduler/services/externaluser/login.
Daily Limit: A candidate may not take the same exam more than once in the same day. Substitution of Candidates: Candidate substitution for individual exam sessions is not allowed at any time.
Country of Purchase: Unless otherwise approved by Red Hat in writing, all individual exams must be taken in the enrollee's country of residence at the time of purchase.
Expiration of Individual Exams: Named Participants have one (1) year from date of execution to schedule and take the exam. No extensions of the one-year term will be granted.
Late Arrivals and No-Show Policy: Failure to attend an exam or arriving more than 15 minutes after the start time of an exam will result in forfeiture of the exam session and fee, and the Named Participant will not be eligible to reschedule the exam.

3.5 The booking of a RedHat E-Learning or MOC On-Demand Core, Advanced or Prime Training (E-Learning) cannot be cancelled. Course fees are non-refundable. Once you have activated access to RedHat or MOC training materials by redeeming them with the code we receive, you will have access to RedHat or Microsoft Labs-online and the Microsoft Video On Demand course for exactly 90 days (RedHat) or 180 days (MOC). Once the 90 or 180 days have passed, you can no longer access it. However, you can still access the Microsoft MOC e-book at any time afterwards.

3.6. All participants that have registered for a F5 course are subject to the F5 Networks cancellation policies:

  • All participants that have registered in an F5 training class are responsible for 100% of the fee unless cancellation is made by them 14 days prior to the course start date.
  • There will be no refunds for delegates who fail to attend without prior cancellation as stipulated in Clause 1.1
  • F5 Networks reserves the right to cancel the course ten days prior to the start date if minimum subscription requirements are not met
  • In exceptional circumstances F5 Networks reserve the right to cancel individual delegates from courses in advance if it is deemed that they do not have the pre-requisite technical skills or qualifications.

3.7. If a participant fails to attend on the registered date due to illness or an accident, a new date for a course offering the same subject matter will be scheduled upon submission of a medical certificate. A cancellation charge will not be levied in this case.

4. Deviating terms and conditions apply to private courses

4.1 Private courses are those which meet at least one of the following criteria:

  • The course content was designed specifically to the client's requirements.
  • The course is held for a closed group of participants.
  • The course takes place on the client's premises or as an in-house seminar on the premises of the Organizer.

4.2 The cancellation costs mentioned under 3.2 do not apply to private courses. Free cancellations are possible until 21 days before the start of class. Afterwards, the cancellation charge is 100% of the course fee.

5. Re-registration

5.1 We will not invoice charges for re-registration/reschedule up to 14 days prior to the start of the course or exam. Thereafter we will invoice a service charge of CHF 50,00 excluding value-added tax. The service charge will not be levied if you confirm the new date immediately. Re-registration/reschedule is final; no further cancellation or re-registration/reschedule is possible. The re-registration/reschedule period ends one week prior to the start of the course or exam.

5.2 Individual Red Hat Exam KIOSK/KOALA Sessions can be rescheduled up to 24 hours prior to the exam session via http://www.innovativeexams.com.

6. Terms of Payment

The quoted prices are subject to statutory sales tax and are payable immediately without deductions on receipt of invoice.

7. Warranty

Fast Lane Institute for Knowledge Transfer (Switzerland) AG offers you the highest quality training in the field of high-end networking. If you are not fully satisfied during the first day of training, simply let your coach know and return the unused course documents. You will be refunded the course fees in full.

8. Copyrights

All rights reserved, including the rights to translate, reprint, and copy training documents and parts thereof. Processing, copying, distributing, or public rendering of training documents in whole or in part in any form or by any means electronic, mechanical, photocopying, microfiche, recording or otherwise without our prior written consent is prohibited. This applies in particular to use of these materials for training purposes.

9. Liability

Any liability for claims against Fast Lane Institute for Knowledge Transfer (Switzerland) AG or its vicarious agents, in particular, claims of compensation for consequential damages, irrespective of legal foundation, such as business interruption or stoppage, loss of earnings or profits, data loss, and so forth, are excluded. Fast Lane Institute for Knowledge Transfer (Switzerland) AG is not liable for any belongings that the customer brings to a course.

10. Privacy

The customer agrees to the processing of his data solely for the purpose of which it is appointed to serve.