1.1 PricewaterhouseCoopers Slovensko, s.r.o. with its registered office at Karadžičova 2, 815 32 Bratislava, Slovakia , ID: 35 739 347; PricewaterhouseCoopers Tax, k.s., with its registered office at Karadžičova 2, 815 32 Bratislava, Slovakia, ID: 35 692 766; PricewaterhouseCoopers Legal, s.r.o., Law Office, with its registered office at Karadžičova 2, 815 32 Bratislava, Slovakia, ID: 47 235 772 (“PwC”) will provide training and/or a course of training (“Course”) to the Client.
1.2 The Course will take place at PwC premises at the following address: Karadžičova 2, 815 32 Bratislava, Slovakia or any other place specified by PwC (“Venue”). The Client will be informed about the dates and Venue of all Courses in advance.
1.3 These Terms of Business, together with the Application, constitute the Contract for Provision of Service (“Contract”).
1.4 In organizing and providing of the Course, PwC will not be (i) carrying out an audit or other assurance engagement in accordance with applicable professional standards, or (ii) providing any legal or tax advice.
Registration for the Training has a binding effect. An invoice will be sent to the Client by post to the address shown on the Application form. The Client is required to pay the invoiced amount (“Fee”) within two weeks after the date of invoice. The Fee is stated exclusive of VAT.
3.1. Cancellation of attendance by Client
3.1.1 Any cancellation of attendance by the Client must be in writing or sent by e-mail to PwC. If attendance is cancelled at least 15 (fifteen) working days prior to the commencement of the Course, PwC will not issue an invoice.
3.1.2 If cancellation is made at least 7 (seven) working days prior to the date of the Training date, PwC may issue an invoice amounting to 50% of the total Fee. In other circumstances, PwC is entitled to issue an invoice for the full Fee and the Client commits himself to pay it.
3.1.3 The date of cancellation will be the date of delivery of the Client’s written notification on deregistration from the Course to PwC.
3.1.4 In other instances PwC may issue an invoice for the full Fee and the Client commits himself to pay it.
3.1.5 In case of non-attendance, the Client is not entitled to any refund.
3.2. Cancellation of the Course by PwC
3.2.1 In the case of cancellation of the Course by PwC, the Client must be reimbursed for the Fee already paid.
3.2.2. PwC may withdraw from the Contract at any time if the Client is in material breach of the Contract. Withdrawal from the Contract is effective from the date of delivery of a written notice by PwC of withdrawal from the Contract to the Client. Material breach of the Contract by the Client means any breach of any of the provisions therein. In such circumstances, the Client is not entitled to any refund of the Fee already paid.
3.3 Alterations in attendance by the Client
The Client may, at any time prior to the commencement of the Course, replace the enrolled individual by another one, with no effect on the Fee. Except for the fees paid through PwC directly to the professional organisations that are subject to special conditions.
3.4. Alterations in the content of the Course
PwC can modify the content of the Course provided this will not affect its general purpose.
The Contract can be terminated by agreement between the Client and PwC. In such case, termination will take effect as at the date when the period specified in the termination agreement has lapsed.
Where there are any intellectual property objects in the deliverables created by us PwC will own the intellectual property rights in the deliverables and any materials created under the agreement, and the Client will have a non-exclusive, non-transferable licence to use the deliverables for its own internal purposes.
The Client can use all handouts and other study material received during the Training solely for his/her personal and/or internal purposes. In particular, the Client may not distribute any handouts and/or study material to any third party and may not refer to the contents of materials or mentioned at the Course or the findings of PwC materials or the Course.
The Client cannot make any audio or video recordings of the Training, except for those approved by PwC.
PwC accepts no liability to anyone, other than the Client, in connection with the services provided to the Client and the Course, unless otherwise agreed by PwC in writing. The Client agrees to reimburse PwC for any liability (including legal costs) that PwC shall incur in connection with any claim by anyone else in relation to the services. The Client agrees to bring any claim in connection with the services only against PwC, and not against any individual, however described.
It is agreed that our fees have been determined in consideration of, and reflect, the limitations set forth in this clause. PwC’s liability for damage will be, to the extent permitted by law, limited to the amount of the Fee already paid. PwC will not be liable for (i) loss of profit, goodwill, business opportunity, anticipated savings or benefits or (ii) indirect or consequential loss arising from negligence or breach of the Contract.
In accordance with Act No. 122/2013 Coll. on Personal Data Protection as amended, PwC is required to obtain the Client’s approval to retain and to process his/her personal data. By this Contract, the Client confirms that all information given to PwC is accurate and complete and grants consent to retain and process the personal data. The Client acknowledges that he/she was duly informed in accordance with Section 11 of Act 122/2013 Coll. about his/her rights relating to personal data processing and other conditions relating to the processing of personal data and the method of processing or disclosure. Personal data will be processed by the above entities for the purpose of provision of services to the Client pursuant to this Contract and to the extent necessary. Detailed information on data protection and rights related thereto are available at: http://www.pwc.com/gx/en/site-information/index.jhtml.
Clients attending any of the Courses are required to provide identification and/or to sign in at the reception desk. Failure to provide identification and/or to sign in may result in refusal of access to the Venue.
By entering the PwC premises, the Client undertakes to comply with all laws on security, health protection, and fire protection as well as with any other generally binding laws of the Slovak Republic. The Client hereby declares that in case they were granted an entry card to the PwC premises, the Client undertakes to return it in same condition as it was in upon its retrieving. Should they fail to do so, the Client undertakes to pay a contractual penalty of EUR 20, VAT not included.
The Client agrees that PwC may perform services for the Client’s competitors or other parties whose interests may conflict with the Client’s, as long as PwC does not disclose your confidential information and PwC complies with PwC ethical obligations.
Relations between PwC and the Client under this Contract will be governed by Slovak law.
The Client may not assign his/her rights and obligations under this Contract fully or partially to any third party without prior written consent from PwC. PwC will be entitled to assign its rights and/or obligations under this Contract fully or partially to other PricewaterhouseCoopers firms without consent from the Client.
None of the above limitations will affect the rights set out in Sections 51a -71 of Act No. 40/1964 Coll., the Civil Code as amended, if applicable to any Client as a consumer.
This Contract will be governed by the Terms and Conditions of PwC; however, in the case of any discrepancy between the Terms of Business and the Application, the provisions of these Terms of Business prevail.