Terms and Conditions
The Chicago Photography Academy Inc. Web site ("Site") is provided to you under these terms and conditions ("Terms and Conditions"). Chicago Photography
Academy Inc. may at any time revise these Terms and Conditions by updating this posting. By accessing, browsing or using the Site, you accept and agree to,
without limitation or qualification, these Terms and Conditions (and any amendments). You are encouraged to visit this page from time to time to review
the current Terms and Conditions.
Chicago Photography Academy Inc. reserves the right to change its calendar, withdraw or modify a course or substitute instructors at any time. It also reserves the right to require the withdrawal of any student whose conduct is deemed detrimental to the Chicago Photography Academy Inc.
Refunds will be issued up to 10 business days before a class begins. No refunds shall be issued after this date.
Workshops may have additional cancellation and refund requirements printed with the course descriptions.
Chicago Photography Academy Inc. cannot be responsible for providing make-ups or issuing refunds for sessions missed as a result of student illness, emergencies or other events beyond our control.
Classes canceled due to bad weather or instructor's absence will be rescheduled according to Chicago Photography Academy Inc.'s classroom availability.
Full payment is due upon registration. Students will not be considered enrolled until full payment has been received. Tuition can be made by phone, fax, mail, in person, or through this website.
Gift certificates are non-refundable and are redeemable only for the class or classes detailed on the certificate.
Chicago Photography Academy Inc. respects your privacy and will not sell or offer any information you share with us with any other company or persons. We use your personal data to process your order and communicate with you. This includes credit card information, email address, phone numbers, or postal mailing address.
Please note that our website uses uses SSL (secure socket layer) technology to encrypt sensitive data such as credit card numbers, names and addresses to protect the information you share with us online through the order process.
Chicago Photography Academy Inc. is pleased to have you link from your Web site to the Chicago Photography Academy Inc. Web site, located at www.ipaschools.com/,
provided you follow the guidelines listed below
You may only identify Chicago Photography Academy Inc. in one of the following ways:
by name with statutory trademark notice: Chicago Photography Academy Inc.®
by URL: http://www.ipaschools.com/
You may not reproduce the Chicago Photography Academy Inc.'s logo or building image, which are also trademarks, without an express license from Chicago
Chicago Photography Academy Inc. and derivatives and variants of the name are trademarks connected in the public?s mind to high-quality goods and services.
You may not list the Chicago Photography Academy Inc. name, or any variation thereof, in a false, disparaging, unsuitable, or otherwise unfavorable light,
including listing Chicago Photography Academy Inc.'s name near or in association with third-party names or images that in Chicago Photography Academy Inc.'s sole
opinion are damaging to its reputation. You agree to remove your link upon reasonable request of Chicago Photography Academy Inc.
You may not frame or transport viewers to any other location outside Chicago Photography Academy Inc.'s Web site using Chicago Photography Academy Inc.'s name, or
any variation thereof, without the prior written permission of Chicago Photography Academy Inc. You may not import or capture any image or other material on
Chicago Photography Academy Inc.'s Web site without obtaining prior written permission from Chicago Photography Academy Inc, or other applicable third-party
Linking to Chicago Photography Academy Inc.'s Web site does not grant you any ownership rights or interest in or to the Chicago Photography Academy Inc. name or
any variation thereof.
You acknowledge that you have read and understood the rest of Chicago Photography Academy Inc.'s standard Terms and Conditions. You accept the terms and
conditions set forth and agree to abide by you, including, but not limited to, obtaining, at your sole expense and based on your sole legal judgment,
any copyright or other intellectual property rights from third parties required under local, state, or federal law to use any image from our Web site.
The Chicago Photography Academy Inc. has no obligation to link from its Web site to your Web site or to provide any reciprocal service of any kind.
If you have any questions about this policy, please contact Chicago Photography Academy Inc. at email@example.com.
The text, images, data, audio and video clips, and other content on the Site ("materials") are protected by copyright and may be covered by other
restrictions as well. Chicago Photography Academy Inc., and relevant third parties, own and expressly reserve all rights, including copyright, in whole and
in part, throughout the world, in the materials on the Site. The Site, and the materials contained therein, may be used only as set forth in these Terms
and Conditions or by obtaining explicit written permission from Chicago Photography Academy Inc. and/or the relevant copyright or other rights holder. Any
unauthorized use or modification of the materials on the Site may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, contract,
and communications regulations and statutes and any other applicable laws. Chicago Photography Academy Inc. expressly reserves all rights and remedies
available under said law, regulations and statutes.
You may not distribute, modify, transmit, reuse, download, repost, copy, or use the contents of the Site for public or commercial purposes, or for
personal gain, without the express prior written permission of Chicago Photography Academy Inc. To learn more about how to request permission to use the
contents on the Site, please see the section on "Obtaining Permission" below.
You may use this Site for limited noncommercial, educational, and personal use only, or for "fair use" as authorized in the United States copyright
laws, and provided further that you also retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials and cite the author and source of
the materials. Chicago Photography Academy Inc. neither warrants nor represents that your use of any materials displayed on the Site will not infringe its
rights or the rights of third parties not owned by or affiliated with Chicago Photography Academy Inc. Material under copyright owned by a third party may
not be used in any form and may not be copied or downloaded without permission from the holder of the underlying copyright.
Anyone wishing to use the materials from this Site for purposes other than as authorized herein must obtain prior written approval. Permission for such
use may be granted on a case-by-case basis at the sole discretion of Chicago Photography Academy Inc. or the appropriate rights holder. A usage fee may be
charged depending on the nature of the proposed use. For works of art from the Chicago Photography Academy Inc.'s collection reproduced on this Site, contact
the Image Licensing Department at firstname.lastname@example.org. For works of art from other museums or collections reproduced on this Site, contact the
organization credited in the work?s caption directly. For all other images on the Site, and for any text excerpts, contact the Site by e-mail,
The institutional names, exhibition names, and other trademarks, logos, and service marks (collectively, the "Trademarks") displayed on the Site,
including "Chicago Photography Academy Inc." and variations thereof, are registered and unregistered Trademarks of Chicago Photography Academy Inc. The
Trademarks of third parties may also be displayed on this Site. Nothing contained on the Site should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel
or otherwise, any license or right to use any Trademark displayed on the Site without the prior written permission of Chicago Photography Academy Inc. or
such third party that may own the Trademarks displayed on the Site. Any unauthorized use of the Trademarks or any other materials, is strictly
Disclaimer of Warranties
Chicago Photography Academy Inc. assumes no liability for any errors or omissions in the content of the Site. Chicago Photography Academy Inc. is engaged in an
ongoing process of updating and revising the materials on this Site. Chicago Photography Academy Inc. further reserves the right to withdraw any image, text,
or data from the Site at its sole discretion at any time. Chicago Photography Academy Inc. assumes no liability for any damages or losses that may occur to
you or any third party based on its actions. In the event that the Site is unavailable, either on a temporary or permanent basis, Chicago Photography
Academy assumes no liability for any losses that may occur to you or any third party arising out of the unavailability of the Site.
All materials on the Site are provided "AS IS" and "AS AVAILABLE" WITHOUT A WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR USE, COPYRIGHT SUBSISTENCE, COPYRIGHT OWNERSHIP AND/OR NON-INFRINGEMENT OF COPYRIGHTS OR OTHER PROPRIETARY RIGHTS OF ANY THIRD PARTY. WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, OR THAT ANY DEFECTS WILL CORRECTED.
Chicago Photography Academy Inc. assumes no responsibility, and shall not be liable for, any damages to, or viruses that may infect, your computer equipment or other property on account of your use of the Site or your downloading of any materials from the Site.
Limitation of Liability
Chicago Photography Academy Inc., ITS AFFILIATES, TRUSTEES, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES, AND OTHER AGENTS AND REPRESENTATIVES SHALL HAVE NO LIABILITY FOR ANY DAMAGES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, DIRECT, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, COMPENSATORY, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES (EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES) ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE USE OF THIS SITE. YOUR USE OF THE SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK.
Postings on the Site
From time to time, you may have an opportunity to post information, images or other materials to the Site. You agree that you will comply with all requirements and procedures for posting on the Site, including any applicable web policies that the School or Chicago Photography Academy Inc. may provide. Chicago Photography Academy Inc. does not endorse any opinions or recommendations posted or transmitted by you or others. Any materials posted or transmitted on the Site are the responsibility of the person or persons posting the materials. It is strictly prohibited to post or transmit any unlawful, threatening, material or any material that could constitute conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, a violation of privacy or publicity, or otherwise violate any law. Chicago Photography Academy Inc. shall have the right, but not the obligation, to inspect, remove, refuse or delete any content for any reason whatsoever.
Chicago Photography Academy Inc. is under no obligation to monitor or review discussions, chats, postings, transmissions, bulletin boards, or other similar materials on the Site and assumes no responsibility or liability arising from such content or materials or for any error, defamation, libel, slander, omission, falsehood, obscenity, pornography, danger, or inaccuracy contained in any information within such locations on the Site.
Chicago Photography Academy Inc. has not reviewed all of the sites linked to the Site and has no control over and is not responsible for the content or privacy policies of any off-site pages or other sites linked to the Site. Any Web sites linked to or from the Site (regardless of whether they are affiliate with Chicago Photography Academy Inc.) are for your convenience only, and you access them at your own risk. Any information that you may provide to such third party sites are at your own risk.
Any communications or material you transmit to the Site and/or to the Chicago Photography Academy Inc. domain by electronic mail or otherwise, including but not limited to any data, questions, comments, or suggestions will be treated as nonconfidential and non-proprietary. Anything that you transmit or post may be used by Chicago Photography Academy Inc. or its affiliates for any purpose, including, but not limited to, reproduction, disclosure, transmission, publication, broadcast, and posting. Furthermore, Chicago Photography Academy Inc. is free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques contained in any communication you send to the Site and/or to Chicago Photography Academy Inc.'s domain for any purpose whatsoever including, but not limited to, developing, manufacturing, and marketing such products using such information. These terms apply unless you have a prior, written agreement with Chicago Photography Academy Inc. in which Chicago Photography Academy Inc. agrees to different terms with respect to particular material, provided however that any communication or transmission made by electronic mail is non-confidential and non-proprietary. You also acknowledge and agree that Chicago Photography Academy Inc. will fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing us to disclose information or materials in our possession.
Severance and Waiver
You acknowledge and agree that if any provision of these Terms and Conditions shall be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these Terms and Conditions and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. Furthermore, 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.
Chicago Photography Academy Inc.'s failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms and Conditions shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision unless acknowledged and agreed to in writing by Chicago Photography Academy Inc.
Choices of Law and Jurisdiction
The Terms and Conditions are governed by the laws of the State of Illinois without regard to its conflict of laws rules. Each party hereby irrevocably
consents to exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts located in Cook County, Illinois.
These Terms and Conditions constitute the entire agreement between the Chicago Photography Academy Inc. and you and govern your use of the Site, and you
agree and acknowledge that any other agreements between you and Chicago Photography Academy Inc. are superceded and of no force or effect.
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