Last Updated 5/21/2019
Agreement to Terms
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The Site is intended for users who are at least 18 years old. Persons under the age of 18 are not permitted to use or register for the Site.
Intellectual Property Rights
Provided that you are eligible to use the Site, you are granted a limited license to access and use the Site and to download, print or view any portion of the Content to which you have properly gained access solely for your personal, non-commercial use. We reserve all rights not expressly granted to you in and to the Site, the Content and the Marks.
You may access purchased Course Content on the Site for 3 months from the date of purchase.
Copyright and Permissions
All components of this training, including written content, videos, and art, are copyright © 2018 Group Publishing, Inc. No unauthorized use or duplication permitted.
Unless otherwise indicated, all Scripture quotations are taken from the Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright © 1996, 2004, 2015 by Tyndale House Foundation. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. All rights reserved.
If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current, or incomplete, we have the right to suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of the Site (or any portion thereof).This website does not encourage and does not want Content that results from any activity that (i) may create a risk of harm, loss, physical or mental injury, emotional distress, death, disability, disfigurement, or physical or mental illness to you, to any other person, or to any animal; (ii) may create a loss or damage to any person or property; or (iii) may constitute a crime or tort. You agree that the creator of the Content has not and will not engage in any of the foregoing activities in connection with producing the Content.
You may not use a false e-mail address, impersonate any person or entity, or otherwise mislead as to the origin of the Content.
You may be required to register with the Site. You agree to keep your password confidential and will be responsible for all use of your account and password. We reserve the right to remove, reclaim, or change a username you select if we determine, in our sole discretion, that such username is inappropriate, obscene, or otherwise objectionable.
Fees and Payment
We accept the following forms of payment:
- American Express
You may purchase individual training courses through this Site or certification bundles containing multiple courses. Fees paid for individual courses may be applied to certification. To receive certification, all fees must be paid in full and all required course content must be completed. Group U is not an authorized provider of continuing education units (CEUs).
The current schedule of course options and estimated availability dates may be found here. Course availability is subject to change.
You may be required to purchase or pay a fee to access some of our services. You agree to provide current, complete, and accurate purchase and account information for all purchases made via the Site. You further agree to promptly update account and payment information, including email address, payment method, and payment card expiration date, so that we can complete your transactions and contact you as needed. We bill you through an online billing account for purchases made via the Site. Sales tax will be added to the price of purchases as deemed required by us. We may change prices at any time. All payments shall be in U.S. dollars. We reserve the right to correct any errors or mistakes in pricing, even if we have already requested or received payment. We also reserve the right to refuse any order placed through the Site.
You agree to pay all charges or fees at the prices then in effect for your purchases, and you authorize us to charge your chosen payment provider for any such amounts upon making your purchase. You may choose to pay for a certification bundle using a payment plan. By opting into a payment plan, you agree that your credit card will be automatically charged on a monthly basis until the price of the purchased bundle has been fully paid. If your credit card is declined, we reserve the right to revoke your access to course content.
You may request a refund of your course purchase if all of the following conditions are met:
- The request is submitted within 7 days of original purchase.
- You have not completed more than 20% of the course content.
- You have not received a refund for any other course purchased from Group U. All refund requests must be approved by management prior to processing.
Third-Party Websites and Content
As part of the functionality of the Site, you may be invited to join a closed Facebook group for course discussion with peers and instructors. Any comments or information shared via this group (the “Social Network Content”) is subject to the posted terms of conduct. We make no effort to review any Social Network Content for any purpose, including but not limited to, for accuracy, legality, or non-infringement, and we are not responsible for any Social Network Content.
Terms and Termination
If we terminate or suspend your account for any reason, you are prohibited from registering and creating a new account under your name, a fake or borrowed name, or the name of any third party, even if you may be acting on behalf of the third party. In addition to terminating or suspending your account, we reserve the right to take appropriate legal action, including without limitation pursuing civil, criminal, and injunctive redress.
Modification and Interruptions
We reserve the right to change, modify, or remove the contents of this Site at any time or for any reason at our sole discretion without notice. However, we have no obligation to update any information on our Site. We also reserve the right to modify or discontinue all or part of the Site without notice at any time. We will not be liable to your or any third party for any modification, price change, suspension, or discontinuance of the Site.
Limitation of Liability
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, GROUP PUBLISHING AND ALL OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, OWNERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, INFORMATION PROVIDERS, AFFILIATES, LICENSORS, AND LICENSEES (ALL OF THE FOREGOING, COLLECTIVELY, THE "GROUP PARTIES") SHALL IN NO EVENT BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIMS, CHARGES, DEMANDS, DAMAGES, LIABILITIES, LOSSES, OR EXPENSES OF WHATEVER NATURE AND HOWSOEVER ARISING, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY COMPENSATORY, INCIDENTAL, DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF DATA, LOSS CAUSED BY A COMPUTER OR ELECTRONIC VIRUS, LOSS OF INCOME OR PROFIT, LOSS OF OR DAMAGE TO PROPERTY, INTERRUPTION OF SERVICE, CLAIMS OF THIRD PARTIES, OR OTHER LOSSES OF ANY KIND OR CHARACTER, EVEN IF GROUP PUBLISHING OR THE GROUP PARTIES HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES OR LOSSES, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF THIS WEB SITE OR ANY WEB SITE WITH WHICH IT IS LINKED.
YOU SPECIFICALLY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT GROUP PUBLISHING AND THE INDEMNIFIED PARTIES SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR USER CONTENT OR THE DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE, OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY AND THAT THE RISK OF HARM AND DAMAGE FROM THE FOREGOING RESTS ENTIRELY WITH YOU.