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TERMS AND CONDITIONS General Terms And Conditions For This Website

Agreement Between User And Aquatic Adventures Scuba Academy

The Aquatic Adventures Scuba Academy Web Site is comprised of various Web pages operated by Aquatic Adventures Scuba Academy. The Aquatic Adventures Scuba Academy Web Site is offered to you conditioned on your acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions, and notices contained herein. Your use of the Aquatic Adventures Scuba Academy Web Site constitutes your agreement to all such terms, conditions, and notices.

Modification Of These Terms Of Use

Aquatic Adventures Scuba Academy reserves the right to change the terms, conditions, and notices under which the Aquatic Adventures Scuba Academy Web Site is offered, including but not limited to the charges associated with the use of the Aquatic Adventures Scuba Academy Web Site. 

No Unlawful Or Prohibited Use

As a condition of your use of the Aquatic Adventures Scuba Academy Web Site, you warrant to Aquatic Adventures Scuba Academy that you will not use the Aquatic Adventures Scuba Academy Web Site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices. You may not use the Aquatic Adventures Scuba Academy Web Site in any manner which could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Integrated Scuba Systems Web Site or interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of the Integrated Scuba Systems Web Site. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the Integrated Scuba Systems Web Sites. 

Privacy Statement

We are committed to protecting your privacy. Authorized employees within the company on a need to know basis only use any information collected from individual customers. We constantly review our systems and data to ensure the best possible service to our customers. Congress has created specific offenses for unauthorized actions against computer systems and data. We will investigate any such actions with a view to prosecuting and/or taking civil proceedings to recover damages against those responsible

Confidentiality

Client records are regarded as confidential and therefore will not be divulged to any third party, other than our manufacturer/supplier(s) and if legally required to do so to the appropriate authorities. Clients have the right to request sight of, and copies of any and all Client Records we keep, on the proviso that we are given reasonable notice of such a request. Clients are requested to retain copies of any literature issued in relation to the provision of our services. Where appropriate, we shall issue Client’s with appropriate written information, handouts or copies of records as part of an agreed contract, for the benefit of both parties.

We will not sell, share, or rent your personal information to any third party or use your e-mail address for unsolicited mail. Any emails sent by this Company will only be in connection with the provision of agreed services and products.

Disclaimer

Exclusions and Limitations

The information on this web site is provided on an "as is" basis. To the fullest extent permitted by law, this Aquatic Adventures Scuba Academy:

•excludes all representations and warranties relating to this website and its contents or which is or may be provided by any affiliates or any other third party, including in relation to any inaccuracies or omissions in this website and/or Aquatic Adventures Scuba Academy’s literature; and

•excludes all liability for damages arising out of or in connection with your use of this website. This includes, without limitation, direct loss, loss of business or profits (whether or not the loss of such profits was foreseeable, arose in the normal course of things or you have advised Aquatic Adventures Scuba Academy of the possibility of such potential loss), damage caused to your computer, computer software, systems and programs and the data thereon or any other direct or indirect, consequential and incidental damages.

Aquatic Adventures Scuba Academy does not however exclude liability for death or personal injury caused by its negligence. The above exclusions and limitations apply only to the extent permitted by law. None of your statutory rights as a consumer are affected.

Payment

Cash, personal check, and all major credit/debit cards, are all acceptable methods of payment. Our Terms are payment in full within thirty days. All goods remain the property of Aquatic Adventures Scuba Academy until paid for in full. Monies that remains outstanding by the due date will incur late payment interest at the rate of 1.5% per month on the outstanding balance until such time as the balance is paid in full and final settlement. We reserve the right to seek recovery of any monies remaining unpaid sixty days from the date of invoice via collection agencies and/or through the Small Claims Court in the event that the outstanding balance does not exceed $5000. In such circumstances, you shall be liable for any and all additional administrative and/or court costs. 

Returned checks will incur a $25 charge to cover banking fees and administrative costs. In an instance of a second returned check, we reserve the right to terminate the arrangement and, if agreed to, we shall insist on future cash transactions only. Consequently, all bookings and/or transactions and agreements entered into will cease with immediate effect until such time as any and all outstanding monies are recovered in full.

Cancellation Policy

Rescheduling: If you need to reschedule your class, please give us at least 14 day's notice before class meets. There is a $50 fee for reschedules within 7-14 days of course start, $100 fee for reschedules within 7 days of course start.

Cancelations: The fee for cancellations at least 14 days before the course begins is $200. Within 7-14 days of course start the fee is $300 ($400 for Hybrid Course) and there are no refunds within 7 days of course start.

Termination of Agreements and Refunds Policy

Both the Client and ourselves have the right to terminate any Services Agreement for any reason, including the ending of services that are already underway. No refunds shall be offered, where a Service is deemed to have begun and is, for all intents and purposes, underway. Any monies that have been paid to us which constitute payment in respect of the provision of unused Services, shall be refunded.

Availability

Unless otherwise stated, the services featured on this website are only available within the United States of America, or in relation to postings from the United States of America. All advertising is intended solely for the United States of America market. You are solely responsible for evaluating the fitness for a particular purpose of any downloads, programs and text available through this site. Redistribution or republication of any part of this site or its content is prohibited, including such by framing or other similar or any other means, without the express written consent of the Aquatic Adventures Scuba Academy. Aquatic Adventures Scuba Academy does not warrant that the service from this site will be uninterrupted, timely or error free, although it is provided to the best of our ability. By using this service you thereby indemnify Aquatic Adventures Scuba Academy, its employees, agents and affiliates against any loss or damage, in whatever manner, howsoever caused. 

Log Files

We use IP addresses to analyse trends, administer the site, track user’s movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information. Additionally, for systems administration, detecting usage patterns and troubleshooting purposes, our web servers automatically log standard access information including browser type, access times/open mail, URL requested, and referral URL. This information is not shared with third parties and is used only within Aquatic Adventures Scuba Academy on a need-to-know basis. Any individually identifiable information related to this data will never be used in any way different from that stated above without your explicit permission.

Cookies

Like most interactive web sites Aquatic Adventures Scuba Academy’s website uses cookies to enable us to retrieve user details for each visit. Cookies are used in some areas of our site to enable the functionality of this area and ease of use for those people visiting. Some of our affiliate partners may also use cookies.

Links to this website

You may not create a link to any page of this website without our prior written consent. If you do create a link to a page of this website you do so at your own risk and the exclusions and limitations set out above will apply to your use of this website by linking to it.

Link To Third Party Sites

The Aquatic Adventures Scuba Academy Web Site may contain links to other Web Sites ("Linked Sites"). The Linked Sites are not under the control of Aquatic Adventures Scuba Academy and Aquatic Adventures Scuba Academy is not responsible for the contents of any Linked Site, including without limitation any link contained in a Linked Site, or any changes or updates to a Linked Site. Aquatic Adventures Scuba Academy is not responsible for webcasting or any other form of transmission received from any Linked Site. Aquatic Adventures Scuba Academy is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Aquatic Adventures Scuba Academy of the site or any association with its operators.

Copyright Notice

Copyright and other relevant intellectual property rights exists on all text relating to Aquatic Adventures Scuba Academy’s services and the full content of this website.

Aquatic Adventures Scuba Academy’s logo is a registered trademark of Aquatic Adventures Scuba Academy in the United States of America and other countries. The brand names and specific services of Aquatic Adventures Scuba Academy featured on this web site are trade marked.

Communication

Our contact information can be found on the Contact Us link on our website or via Aquatic Adventures Scuba Academy literature. Aquatic Adventures Scuba Academy is registered as Aquatic Adventures Scuba Academy in Virginia, United States of America. Our State Corporation Commission ID Number is 0429380-9. Our registered office is 7700-b Richmond HighwayAlexandria, VA, 22306, United States of America. 

Force Majeure

Neither party shall be liable to the other for any failure to perform any obligation under any Agreement which is due to an event beyond the control of such party including but not limited to any Act of God, terrorism, war, political insurgence, insurrection, riot, civil unrest, act of civil or military authority, uprising, earthquake, flood or any other natural or man made eventuality outside of our control, which causes the termination of an agreement or contract entered into, nor which could have been reasonably foreseen. Any Party affected by such event shall forthwith inform the other Party of the same and shall use all reasonable endeavors to comply with the terms and conditions of any Agreement contained herein.

Waiver

Failure of either Party to insist upon strict performance of any provision of this or any Agreement or the failure of either Party to exercise any right or remedy to which it, he or they are entitled hereunder shall not constitute a waiver thereof and shall not cause a diminution of the obligations under this or any Agreement. No waiver of any of the provisions of this or any Agreement shall be effective unless it is expressly stated to be such and signed by both Parties.

General

The laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia and of the United States of America govern these terms and conditions. By accessing this website and using our services/buying our products you consent to these terms and conditions and to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the Commonwealth of Virginia in all disputes arising out of such access. If any of these terms are deemed invalid or unenforceable for any reason (including, but not limited to the exclusions and limitations set out above), then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be severed from these terms and the remaining terms will continue to apply. Failure of Aquatic Adventures Scuba Academy to enforce any of the provisions set out in these Terms and Conditions and any Agreement, or failure to exercise any option to terminate, shall not be construed as waiver of such provisions and shall not affect the validity of these Terms and Conditions or of any Agreement or any part thereof, or the right thereafter to enforce each and every provision. These Terms and Conditions shall not be amended, modified, varied or supplemented except in writing and signed by duly authorized representatives of Aquatic Adventures Scuba Academy. 

These terms and conditions form part of the Agreement between the Client and ourselves. Your accessing of this website and/or undertaking of a booking or Agreement indicates your understanding, agreement to and acceptance, of the Disclaimer Notice and the full Terms and Conditions contained herein. Your statutory Consumer Rights are unaffected.