1.1 We are Central Film School London (“Central” or “we” or “us”). We provide ﬁlm education courses and related products and services. Our registered ofﬁce is at Third Floor, Universal House, 88-94 Wentworth Street, London, E1 7SA, United Kingdom. Our company number is 06544395.
1.2 You can contact us using the contact details provided on our website at http://centralﬁlmschool.com.
1.3 We reserve the right to modify these terms and conditions without notice. Our latest terms and conditions are on our website.
1.4 Your use of our website, your booking or purchase of a course and or related products and services signiﬁes your agreement to these terms and conditions. They constitute a contract between you and us. If you are a consumer your statutory rights are not affected by this agreement
1.5 We are entitled to rely on your booking and initial payment in good faith that you will make all future required payments for a booked course.
2. PURCHASE OF COURSES OR RELATED PRODUCTS AND
2.1 These terms and conditions apply to the purchase, booking or use of any course or related products or services provided by Central Film School.
2.2 Information about courses and related products and services (including price) is subject to change without notice.
2.3 The content of our courses is subject to change without notice.
3. PERSONAL DATA
4. COURSE BOOKING AND PAYMENT TERMS
4.1 You acknowledge that on booking a place on a course we are entitled to do all that we deem necessary to plan for your participation on the course. You also acknowledge that this may extend to acquiring additional equipment, securing, and even restructuring the delivery of the course to accommodate your placement. According you agree that the Cancellation Policies included in these terms and conditions are both fair and reasonable and as far as you are aware reﬂect the circumstances at the time of booking.
4.2 If you are a student from outside the European Union, you agree to provide us within 7 days of arriving within the UK to attend the start of the course (or if later as soon as possible prior to the start of the course), a copy of your completed police registration form. Failure to do this may result in your inability to attend the course.
4.3 For Short Courses the full fee must be paid to secure your place. For all Full-Time Courses a 25% of deposit must be paid 7 days after you have been
notiﬁed that your application has been successful for the course to secure your place. The ﬁnal balance must be paid 6 weeks prior to the start of the course.
Payment is deemed to have happened when we are received cleared funds.
4.4 ‘Payment plans’ may be provided to students at the discretion of the school. Students agree that upon acceptance of a place at Central Film School London an initial 25% deposit is required to secure the place which is non-refundable in the event that are not able to take up the place. Students accept that they enter into a contract making them liable to pay the full fees even if they should withdraw from their course of study for any reason at any point.
4.5 Refunds or partial discounts will not been issued in the event a Visa is declined for the study trip to New York.
5.1 We review our pricing annually and any changes will be published thereafter and become effective from the following July.
5.2 Course price are inclusive of value added tax to the extent that the course attracts value added tax.
5.3 We will try to ensure that you receive a place on a course for which you have booked and paid the appropriate fee in full. However we cannot guarantee your place on any course and in the unlikely event that we are unable to provide you with a place on a course for which you have paid a fee we will give you the option of a refund of the fee paid to date, or a place on another course or a place on a future running of the course as far as
5.4 Payments by credit cards will attract a 2% additional administrative card fee on the amount to be paid. Payments by debit card will not attract a card fee.
5.5 Our fees are exclusive on any money transfer charges or exchange rate deductions. Should we suffer any loss from transaction charges, exchange rate variations or other deductions we reserve the right to charge you immediately
for these sums.
5.6 Late payments, including those resulting from deductions under clause
5.5, will automatically incur a 10% additional fee to cover our increased administrative costs, subject to a minimum administrative cost of £100.
6. CANCELLATION POLICIES
6.1 We reserve the right to cancel any course at any time up to and including the start date of the course. Should this occur we will endeavor to give you at least 7 day’s notice and to give you the option of a place on another course or a refund of your full fee or a place at a future running of the course.
6.2 You may cancel your place for a refund, less the 25% deposit, on all courses for which you have paid a fee as long as the cancellation is received in writing at least 60 days before the ﬁrst day of the course. If you cancel
your place 59 days or less before the start of the course then you are liable to pay the full fee.
6.3 You acknowledge that given the circumstances at the time of booking this is fair and reasonable and reﬂects our need to properly plan to accommodate you on the course. Further you irrevocably confirm that you
consider this to be an appropriate assessment of our loss, including for the avoidance of doubt lost revenue and lost proﬁt.
6.4 Where there are exceptional circumstances these will be dealt with entirely at the school’s discretion on a case-by-case basis.
6.5 You may be able to change your booking from one course to another or one date to another, at our complete discretion.
6.6 All deposits paid to secure a place on any course are non-refundable.
6.7 If you are an international student requiring a visa to study in the UK and your application, made in good faith, is unsuccessful, we will refund the full amount paid including your deposit on presentation of the ofﬁcial documentation from your local embassy or consulate and a copy of your visa application at least 60 days prior to the course start date. Where A VISA application is rejected less than 60 days prior to the course start date no refund will be provided until the student re-appplies for the VISA making full use of the information provided by the local embassy or consulate for the initial rejection. If still unsuccessful the student is required to reapply for the next course of the same title. If the student is unsuccessful in gaining a VISA on the third attempt for reasons beyond their control than the full amount, excluding the deposit, will be refunded.
6.8 All students are actively encouraged to take out individual cancellation and/or interruption insurance. Students traveling from abroad are encouraged to also take out travel and medical insurance.
7. EXCLUSION / LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
7.1 Nothing in this agreement in any way excludes or restricts our liability for negligence causing death or personal injury or for fraudulent misrepresentation or for anything which may not legally be restricted. Nor does it affect consumers’ statutory rights. This section (and any other terms excluding or limiting our liability) applies to our directors, ofﬁcers, employees, subcontractors, agents, parent, subsidiary and afﬁliated companies as well as to us.
7.2 For the avoidance of doubt our courses and other related products and services, including this website, are provided on an “as is” basis and save as expressly stated herein without representations, conditions, warranties or other terms of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of satisfactory quality, ﬁtness for a particular purpose, non-infringement or title.
7.3 Without prejudice to the other terms of this agreement, we exclude all liability including breach of contract, tort (including negligence) or any other cause of action with respect to any of our products or services.
7.4 Without prejudice to the other terms of this agreement, in no event (including our own negligence) will we be liable for any: a) economic losses (including, without limit, loss of revenues, proﬁ ts, contracts, business or anticipated savings); b) loss of goodwill or reputation; c) special, indirect or consequential losses.
8. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
8.1 All course material, products and services including those developed directly on the course by us remain the property of Central Film School.
8.2 You will retain all intellectual property developed on the course by you. We are granted a lifetime royalty free license to use any materials which you produce on the course solely for marketing, internal and educational use.
8.3 You are free to exploit your developed materials as you see ﬁ t and we would be happy to discuss how we can assist you in doing so.
9.1 These terms and conditions constitute the entire agreement between you and us in connection with your booking, purchase or use of our courses and related products and services. You agree that any other communication (whether direct or indirect) you have had with us, did not affect your decision to book a place on and consequently attend a course. Any failure by us to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these terms and conditions shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of these terms and conditions is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties’ intentions as reﬂected in the provision and that other provisions remain in full force and effect.
10. SCHOOL RULES
10.1 Students must maintain an attendance record of at least 90%. Failure to do so may result in expulsion from the school with no refund of fees.
Exceptional circumstances will be dealt with at the school’s discretion.
10.2 All students are also subject to any rules contained in the student handbook which they will be given at the start of the course or earlier upon your request. You agree to abide by these rules.
11. LAW AND JURISDICTION
11.1 This contract is governed by the law of England and Wales, and is subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England.