Terms and Conditions for the Provision of Training Services

These terms and conditions apply to training courses provided by Larus Consulting Ltd (Registered No: 10767954) of The Counting House, 9 High Street, Tring, Hertfordshire, HP23 5TE.

These terms and conditions are in addition to the Website Privacy Policy.

By purchasing a training course provided by Larus Consulting Ltd you agree to these terms and conditions. 

1. Definitions

“Confidential Information” means information provided by one party to the other concerning the business, clients, suppliers, finances and other areas of the other party’s business or products, including, without limitation, the course materials, but does not include information in the public domain.

“Course Materials” means the information or materials provided by Larus Consulting Ltd to accompany a training course provided as part of the services.

“Fees” means the fees paid by you to Larus Consulting Ltd for the provision of training services.

“Intellectual Property Rights” means copyright, rights in or relating to databases, patent rights, performers’ rights, designs and registered designs, trademarks, rights in or relating to Confidential Information and other intellectual property rights (registered or unregistered) throughout the world.

“Online Course” means the delivery by Larus Consulting Ltd of an online training course which you undertake remotely.

“Services” means the provision of training services purchased by you through Larus Consulting Ltd.

“you” means the individual or company purchasing the Services.

2. The Services

2.1. A description of the services together with the dates on which the services will begin are available on our Website.  We will provide the services with reasonable care and skill in accordance with the description set out on the Website.

2.2. We reserve the right to vary or withdraw any of the services described on the Website without notice.

2.3 We expect you to confirm that the services you are purchasing will meet your needs.  We do not make any guarantee to you that you will obtain a particular result, professional qualification or employment opportunity from your purchase and completion of any of the services.

3. Ordering Services

Purchasing Services via the Website

3.1. In order to purchase any of the services on-line you must register for an account with Larus Consulting Ltd via the Website.  If you already have an account with Larus Consulting Ltd you can log into your account using your username and password.

Purchasing Services Directly

3.2. To purchase a service directly please contact [email protected]

You do not need to have registered for an account with us to purchase any of the services directly. You must, however, register for an account with us to access an on-line course.

3.3. When you place an order for a service, you are purchasing the services under these terms and conditions.  Larus Consulting Ltd reserves the right to cancel or decline your order or any part of your order at any time until it has been confirmed.

3.4. Following receipt of your order for services we will contact you confirming receipt of your order. 

3.5. A legally binding agreement between us and you shall come into existence when we have :

(a)    accepted your purchase of services from Larus Consulting Ltd; and

(b)    received payment of the relevant fees from you in accordance with clause 5 below. 

3.6. Where your order consists of multiple courses , each individual course will be treated by Larus Consulting Ltd as a separate purchase.  Acceptance of your offer to purchase one or more courses will not be acceptance by Larus Consulting Ltd of your purchase of any other courses which make up your order.

3.7  If we are unable to supply you with the service you ordered, we will not process your order and, if you have already paid for the service, refund you in full as soon as reasonably possible.

4. Cancellations and Variations

4.1. Where we have accepted/confirmed the services being purchased by you and formed a legally binding agreement, you are permitted within 14 working days to cancel your purchase. 

4.2. If you have purchased an online course and have already accessed, downloaded all or part of the online course and/or started to use that online course then you will not be able to cancel your order.

4.3. Notwithstanding clause 4.1, for face to face or blended training services, the following cancellation terms apply:

  • Over 4 weeks’ cancellation notice: Full refund
  • 2-4 weeks cancellation notice: 50% refund
  • Less than 14 days cancellation notice: No refund unless in exceptional circumstances at the discretion of Larus Consulting Ltd .

Alternatively, a substitute delegate can be named up to two weeks before the course date.  Re-registration fees pay be required.

No refund will be payable for non-attendance or if no prior notice of cancellation is given.

5. Fees

5.1. The fees for services shall be as set out on the Website or as advised directly at the time you placed an order for them. 

5.2. Fees must be paid in full prior to you attending or accessing any course.

5.3. You shall be responsible for all costs you incur in connection with your attendance at any courses or your access onto any online course.

6. Liability

6.1. Although Larus Consulting Ltd aims to provide the services to the highest standards of the industry, neither it, nor its trainers accept any liability for:

  1. any inaccuracy or misleading information provided in the programmes or course materials and any reliance by the client on any such information;
  • any loss or corruption of data;
  • any loss of profit, revenue, or goodwill; or
  • any indirect, special, or consequential loss arising from any breach of the terms of this agreement.

6.2  Larus Consulting’s’ total liability for any loss or damage shall not exceed the price payable for the training services.

7. Intellectual Property

7.1. All Intellectual Property Rights in the course materials, online courses and any presentations made by trainers are, and remain, the intellectual property of Larus Consulting Ltd.

7.2. You are not authorised to:-

  1. copy, modify, reproduce, re-publish, sub-licence, sell, upload, broadcast, post, transmit or distribute any of the course materials without prior written permission;
  2. record on video or audio tape, relay by videophone or other means the online course or taught course given;
  3. use the course materials in the provision of any other course or training whether given by us or any third-party trainer;
  4. remove any copyright or other notice of Larus Consulting Ltd on the course materials;
  5. modify, adapt, merge, translate, disassemble, decompile, reverse engineer (save to the extent permitted by law) any software forming part of the online courses.

Breach by you of clause 7.2 shall allow us to immediately terminate these terms and conditions with you and cease to provide you with any services, including but not limited to access to online courses.

8. Confidentiality

8.1. Each party shall keep the other party’s confidential information strictly confidential and not use it otherwise than for the purposes of these terms and conditions, or where required to disclose under any legal obligation.

8.2. Either party may disclose confidential information to its legal and other advisors for the purposes of obtaining advice from them.

8.3. This clause shall continue notwithstanding termination of these terms and conditions.

9. Termination

9.1. Larus Consulting Ltd shall be entitled to terminate these terms and conditions and cease to provide you with any services with immediate effect in the event that you:

  1. fail to pay relevant fees;
  • act in an aggressive, bullying, offensive, threatening, or harassing manner towards any employee of Larus Consulting Ltd, any trainer or lecturer, or any student;
  • cheat or plagiarise any work which you are required to prepare or submit in connection with the services or during any examination taken in connection with the services;
  • steal or act in a fraudulent or other unlawful manner;
  • intentionally or recklessly damage property;
  • are intoxicated through alcohol or illegal drugs while attending our courses;
  • commit any criminal offence;
  • are in breach of these terms and conditions.

10. Assignment

Any Services provided by us under these terms and conditions are personal to you and cannot be transferred or assigned to any other person.

We shall be entitled to assign these terms and conditions to any other company without prior notice to you.

11. Entire Agreement

These terms and conditions, together with the Website Privacy Notice are the entire agreement between the parties and supersede any prior agreements and arrangements, whether written or oral. You confirm that you have not relied on any representations in entering into these and any other terms and conditions with us.  Nothing in this clause or terms and conditions shall limit liability for any fraudulent misrepresentation.

12. Force Majeure

Larus Consulting Ltd shall not be liable to you for any breach of its obligations or termination under these terms and conditions arising from causes beyond its reasonable control, including, but not limited to, fires, floods, earthquakes, volcanoes and other Acts of God, terrorism, strikes, delay caused by transport disputes, failure to provide a course caused by a death in the trainer’s family, illness of the trainer, government direction or regulation.

13. Data Protection

13.1 The nature of the services provided by us means that we will obtain, use, and disclose certain information about you in order to administer your training.

13.2  When you register for training, we will use your details to:

  1. Deliver our training to you
  • Contact you about any matter arising from your booking or attendance at our training
  • Distribute a delegate list to course delegates only
  • Support delegate learning
  • Monitor and report on delegate progress
  • Assess the quality of our services
  • Comply with the law regarding data sharing

If you book a certificated/accredited course, we may need to pass your details to the relevant accrediting body.

Occasionally an employer may request details of course attendance by their staff. We will disclose this information only where the employer has paid for the course or has allowed staff time off work for this purpose. In all other situations we will seek your written consent.

13.3. The full details of how we use data is set out in our privacy policy.  By purchasing Larus Consulting training services you agree to this use.

14. Law and Jurisdiction

This Agreement is subject to English law and the parties submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts in connection with any dispute hereunder.