Terms and Conditions PwC Academy

Terms and Conditions

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”).

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

2.         Payment Terms

Registration for the Training has a binding effect. An invoice will be sent to the Client by post or electronically to the address shown on the Application. The Client is required to pay the invoiced amount (“Fee”) within two weeks 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 date of the Training date, 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.

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 organisations which are subject to special conditions available on websites of respective organization.

Alterations in the content of the Course

PwC can 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 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 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 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 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 or 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, however described.

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 or (ii) indirect or consequential loss caused by negligence or breach of the Contract.

6.         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). Further information on data processing are available at: https://www.pwc.com/sk/sk/informacia-o-spracuvani-osobnych-udajov-pre-academy.html.

Data controller and contact information:

PricewaterhouseCoopers Slovensko, s.r.o., Karadžičova 2, 815 32 Bratislava

Email: sk-privacy@sk.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 the period specified in the termination agreement has lapsed.

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 such circumstances, the Client is not entitled to any refund of the Fee already paid.

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.

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 the Client is 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 the Client 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 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 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 52 - 54a of the Act No. 40/1964 Coll. Civil Code as amended, if applicable to the Client as a consumer.

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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