Terms and Conditions of PwC Academy

1. Subject of the Contract

PricewaterhouseCoopers Slovensko, s.r.o. with its registered office at Karadžičova 2, 815 32 Bratislava, Slovakia, ID: 35 739 347 (“PwC”) will provide to the Client, based on a completed and delivered registration form (“Application”), a training and/or a course of training specified in the Application (“Course”) .

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.

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

By organizing and providing of the Course, PwC will not be carrying out (i) an audit or other assurance engagement in accordance with applicable legislation and professional standards, or (ii) providing any legal or tax advice.

2. Payment Terms

Registration for the Course has a binding effect. An invoice will be sent to the Client by post or electronically to the address provided on the Application. The Client is obliged to pay the invoiced amount (“Fee”) within 14 (fourteen) calendar days after the date of invoice. The Fee is exclusive of VAT.

3. Cancellation and Termination of the Course and Changes in Attendance

Cancellation of attendance by Client

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, cancellation is free of charge and PwC will not issue an invoice.

If cancellation is made at least 7 (seven) working days prior to the commencement of the Course, PwC may issue an invoice amounting to 50% of the total Fee.

The date of cancellation will be the date of delivery of the Client’s written notification on cancellation from the Course to PwC.

In other circumstances, PwC may issue an invoice for the full Fee and the Client commits himself to pay it.

In case of non-attendance, the Client is not entitled to any refund nor to attend the Course on any other date.

Cancellation of the Course by PwC

In case of cancellation of the Course by PwC, the Client must be reimbursed for the Fee already paid.

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. This does not apply to fees paid through PwC directly to the professional organizations which are subject to special conditions set by respective organization (mostly available on websites of respective organization).

Alterations in the content of the Course

PwC can anytime modify the content of the Course provided this will not affect its general purpose. The Client shall be informed about modification of the content of the Course in time.

4. Intellectual Property

The Client may be granted an access to learning platform of PwC (PwC Academy) through which the Client may be provided with various information, handouts and other study material.

The Client is entitled to use the platform of PwC (PwC Academy) (if granted an access) and all handouts and other study material received in any form before or during the Course solely for his/her personal and/or internal purposes. PwC, respectively other third party, shall remain the owner of any subjects of intellectual property rights provided to the Client. The Client may not, for any reason, distribute any handouts and/or study material to any third party, make platform of PwC (PwC Academy) available to third parties or refer to the content of materials or the Course or to the findings arising from the materials or the Course.

The Client cannot make any audio or video recordings of the Course, except for those prior approved by PwC.

5. Limitation of Liability

PwC accepts no liability to anyone, other than the Client, in connection with the Course and services provided under the Contract. The Client agrees to reimburse PwC for any costs (including legal costs) that PwC shall incur in connection with any claim raised by any third party against PwC in relation to the Course and services provided under the Contract. The Client agrees to bring any claim in connection with the Course and services provided under the Contract only against PwC, and not against any individual.

It is agreed that our Fee has been determined in consideration of, and reflect the limitation of PwC’s liability for damage, to the extent permitted by law, to maximum amount of twice the Fee already paid for the Course in favour of PwC. PwC will not be liable for (i) loss of profit, goodwill, business opportunity, anticipated savings or benefits (ii) indirect or consequential loss caused by negligence or breach of the Contract.

PwC shall not be liable for any decision made on the basis of or with reference to any handouts or study materials.

6. Personal Data Protection

PwC processes personal data of Clients and potential clients as a data controller in accordance with the Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation). 

Should the Client register more data subjects (e.g. its employees)  to the Course, Client confirms that it has a valid legal basis for processing relevant personal data  to the extent necessary for registration of data subjects to the Course, for administration support within communication with professional associations as well as for sharing of the personal data of relevant data subjects with PwC and also with professional associations. Client  also confirms that it informed the relevant data subjects about their registration for a Course and related processing of their personal data by PwC also for administration support within communication with professional associations as well as about sharing of the personal data with professional associations.  .

In the event that any statement of the Client pursuant to this Article 6 of these Terms and Conditions proves to be untrue, the Client shall be fully liable to PwC for any damage incurred by PwC in this context.

Further information on how PwC processes personal data.

Data controller and contact information:
PricewaterhouseCoopers Slovensko, s.r.o.,
Karadžičova 2, 815 32 Bratislava

Email: sk_privacy@pwc.com
Phone: 00421 2 5935 3111

7. Termination of the Contract

The Contract may be terminated by agreement between the Client and PwC. In such a case, termination will take effect as of the date specified in the termination agreement.

PwC may withdraw from the Contract if the Client is in a 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 the event of withdrawal from the Contract, PwC will return to the Client the Fee paid by the Client in accordance with applicable legislation, however PwC is entitled to reduce the Fee returned with respect to the costs concerning with Client's participation in the Course, which PwC has already paid to any third party. 

8. Miscellaneous

Client attending any Course is required to provide identification and/or to sign in at the reception desk of PwC and/or reception desk of the Venue. Failure to provide identification and/or to sign in at the reception desk of PwC and/or reception desk of the Venue may result in refusal of access to the Venue.

By entering the PwC premises or the Venue, the Client undertakes to comply with all laws on security, health protection, and fire protection as well as with any other applicable legislation. The Client hereby declares that in case the Client is granted an entry card to the PwC premises or to the Venue, the Client undertakes to return it in same condition as it was in upon its retrieving, otherwise the Client is responsible for the damage caused to PwC. Should the Client fail to do so, the Client is obliged to pay to PwC a contractual penalty of EUR 24,- with VAT.

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 of the Client and PwC complies with its ethical obligations.

Relations between PwC and the Client under this Contract will be governed by Slovak law. The Slovak civil courts competent for PwC seat will have exclusive jurisdiction over any dispute, whether contractual or non-contractual.

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 even without consent from the Client.

In case of any discrepancy between these Terms and Conditions and the Application, the provisions of these Terms and Conditions shall prevail.

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