Terms and Conditions

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1. Subject of the Contract

1.1 PricewaterhouseCoopers Slovensko, s.r.o. with its registered office at Námestie 1. mája 18, 815 32 Bratislava , ID: 35 739 347; PricewaterhouseCoopers Tax, k.s., with its registered office at Námestie 1. mája 18, 815 32 Bratislava, ID: 35 692 766; PricewaterhouseCoopers Legal, s.r.o., Law Office,  with its registered office at Námestie 1. mája 18, 815 32 Bratislava, 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: Námestie 1. mája 18, 815 32 Bratislava, Slovakia (“Venue”) or any other place specified by PwC. The Client will be informed about the dates of all Courses in advance.

1.3 These Terms of Business, together with the Application, constitute the Contract for Provision of Service (“Contract”).

2. Payment Terms

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. Cancellation and Termination of the Course and Changes in Attendance

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 7 (seven) working days prior to the commencement of the Course, PwC will not issue an invoice.

3.1.2 If cancellation is made at least 2 (two) 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.

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.

4. Termination of the Contract by Agreement

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.

5. Intellectual Property

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.

If the Client receives any software as part of the Course based on this Contract (either together with the handouts or separately), all terms of delivery and use of such software should be agreed between PwC and the Client in an amendment to this Contract. Without the amendment, the conditions for providing the software will not be deemed agreed upon and no responsibility will arise to PwC  for providing the software to the Client. The Client cannot make any audio or video recordings of the Training, except for those approved by PwC.

6. Limitation of Liability

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 any indirect loss and/or lost profit arising from negligence or breach of the Contract.

7. Data Protection

In accordance with Act No. 428/2002 Coll. on Personal Data Protection, PwC, PricewaterhouseCoopers Slovensko, s.r.o. with its registered office at Námestie 1. Mája 18, 815 32 Bratislava, ID: 35 739 347; PricewaterhouseCoopers Tax, k.s. with its registered office at Námestie 1. mája 18, 815 32 Bratislava, ID: 35 692 766; PricewaterhouseCoopers Legal, s.r.o., Law Office,  with its registered office at Námestie 1. mája 18, 815 32 Bratislava, ID: 47 235 772 are 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 7 of Act 428/2002 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.

8. Miscellaneous

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.
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.