TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Here are the terms and conditions for Applied Frameworks.
2. Use License
Permission is granted to temporarily download one copy of the materials (information or software) on Applied Frameworks' website for personal, non-commercial transitory viewing only. This is the grant of a license, not a transfer of title, and under this license you may not:
- modify or copy the materials;
- use the materials for any commercial purpose, or for any public display (commercial or non-commercial);
- attempt to decompile or reverse engineer any software contained on Applied Frameworks' website;
- remove any copyright or other proprietary notations from the materials; or transfer the materials to another person or "mirror" the materials on any other server.
This license shall automatically terminate if you violate any of these restrictions and may be terminated by Applied Frameworks at any time. Upon terminating your viewing of these materials or upon the termination of this license, you must destroy any downloaded materials in your possession whether in electronic or printed format.
License is granted for one year from the date of registration. Your license can be renewed for an additional year by paying an added fee.
The materials on Applied Frameworks' website are provided on an 'as is' basis. Applied Frameworks makes no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties including, without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights.
Further, Applied Frameworks does not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of the materials on its website or otherwise relating to such materials or on any sites linked to this site.
In no event shall Applied Frameworks, Inc, or any of their suppliers, employees, agents or independent contractors be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption) arising out of the use or inability to use the materials on Applied Frameworks' website, even if Applied Frameworks or a Applied Frameworks authorized representative has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage. Because some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties, or limitations of liability for consequential or incidental damages, these limitations may not apply to you.
Except as prohibited by law, Applied Frameworks shall not be liable for any special, incidental, consequential, punitive, exemplary or other indirect damages, howsoever caused, whether arising in contract, tort or otherwise, even if it has been advised of the possibility of such damages, above the amount of tuition price paid.
5. Accuracy of materials
The materials appearing on Applied Frameworks' website could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. Applied Frameworks does not warrant that any of the materials on its website are accurate, complete or current. Applied Frameworks may make changes to the materials contained on its website at any time without notice. However Applied Frameworks does not make any commitment to update the materials.
Applied Frameworks has not reviewed all of the sites linked to its website and is not responsible for the contents of any such linked site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Applied Frameworks. Use of any such linked website is at the user's own risk.
Applied Frameworks may revise these terms of service at any time without notice. By using this website you are agreeing to be bound by the then current version of these terms of service.
8. Refund Policy
We want you to be a happy customer, one who is genuinely satisfied with their Applied Frameworks experience! Because our instructors will be spending their time reviewing your work, providing coaching, mentoring, and other services, we want to explain our refund policy to clarify both yours, and our, expectations. With that in mind, the following is our refund policy:
- Within the first three months from your date of registration, a full refund will occur if you cancel your registration in any of our programs (A-CSM®, A-CSPO®, CSP-SM®, CSP-PO®, PMA-Certified, PMA-Advanced and PMA-Expert) provided you: 1) have not used the product in any way; and 2) have not attended any of the virtual classroom sessions.
- Within the first three months from your date of registration, if you have used the product and/or attended the any of the virtual classroom sessions, you will be issued a refund according to a pro rata allocation between the amount of the program which has been accessed and the amount that has not.
No refunds, absent exigent circumstances, after three months from the date of registration.
No refunds if the participant is removed from the program for violation of our Academic Integrity Policy.
Free trials may be offered from time-to-time. Individuals are limited to participation in one free trial program within any 12 month period.
A-CSM, A-CSPO, CSP-SM, CSP-PO Free Trials
The free trial period is intended to allow you an opportunity to sample the program. Program instructors will endeavor to respond with feedback to a maximum of three courses within the program during the free trial period. The instructors will not be validating you have completed all the Scrum Alliance® learning objectives during the free trial period.
Upon registration into the free trial period, your credit or debit card is scheduled to be, and will be, charged the registration price in 7 days. Your credit/debit card will not be charged provided you provide us notification of cancellation within 7 days of registration. After that, your card will be charged and you will be subject to our standard refund policy set forth above.
Our three payment/installment option is not available for learners who have participated in the free trial period.
Product Management Accelerator Free Trials
The free trial period is intended to allow you an opportunity to sample the program. Program instructors will endeavor to respond with feedback to a maximum of three courses within the program during the free trial period. The instructors will not be validating you have completed certification requirements.
9. Academic Integrity Policy
Academic integrity is expected during participation in all Applied Frameworks programs and activities. Participants demonstrating academic integrity do their own work and experience their own learning. Such conduct includes:
- Completing assignments, quizzes, and tests according to guidelines;
- Citing sources of information that are not their own or common knowledge;
- Seeking clarification when unsure about acceptable practices.
Academic dishonesty is unacceptable during participation in any Applied Frameworks program. Examples of conduct which will be considered academic dishonesty include, but are not limited to:
- Copying another participant’s work;
- Allowing another participant to copy from one’s own work;
- Plagiarizing: taking someone else’s works or ideas, from the Internet or other sources, and passing them off as your own (such as copying and pasting, not citing sources whether quoted or paraphrased)
- Giving or receiving non-permitted aid.
Violation of the above will have consequences, as follows:
- 1st Offense - the instructor will confer with the participant and issue a warning.
- 2nd Offense- the participant will be removed from the Applied Frameworks program.
8. Governing Law - Arbitration of Disputes
These terms and conditions are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of North Carolina and you irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts in that State or location. The parties agree that any dispute or claim in law or equity arising between them regarding the use of this web site or these Terms and Conditions, including any dispute regarding the enforceability or applicability of this arbitration provision, shall be decided by neutral, binding arbitration conducted in Wake County, North Carolina, United States of America. The arbitrator shall render an award in accordance with the substantive laws of North Carolina. In all other respects, the arbitration shall be conducted in accordance with the rules and procedures of the American Arbitration Association, subject to the parties being allowed limited discovery. Judgment upon the award of the arbitrator(s) may be entered in the above-referenced jurisdiction.
NOTICE: BY USING THIS WEB SITE YOU ARE AGREEING TO HAVE ANY DISPUTE ARISING OUT OF THE MATTERS INCLUDED IN THIS “GOVERNING LAW - ARBITRATION OF DISPUTES” PROVISION DECIDED BY NEUTRAL ARBITRATION AND YOU ARE GIVING UP ANY RIGHTS YOU MIGHT POSSESS TO HAVE THE DISPUTE LITIGATED IN A COURT OR JURY TRIAL. YOU ARE GIVING UP YOUR JUDICIAL RIGHTS TO DISCOVERY AND APPEAL, UNLESS THOSE RIGHTS ARE SPECIFICALLY INCLUDED IN THE “GOVERNING LAW - ARBITRATION OF DISPUTES” PROVISION. IF YOU REFUSE TO SUBMIT TO ARBITRATION AFTER AGREEING TO THIS PROVISION YOU MAY BE COMPELLED TO ARBITRATE ANYHOW PURSUANT TO A COURT ORDER. YOUR AGREEMENT TO THIS ARBITRATION PROVISION IS VOLUNTARY. IF YOU DO NOT WISH TO AGREE TO ARBITRATION, THEN YOU MAY NOT USE THIS WEB SITE.
This policy is effective as of 14 July 2021.