Terms & Conditions
The following constitute the terms and conditions to which applicants agree when booking any standard Mindful Awareness in Public Safety Training Institute, also known as MAPSti, face-to-face training or e-learning courses (“Terms & Conditions”). If you are agreeing to these Terms & Conditions not as an individual but on behalf of your company or other legal entity, then “Customer” or “you” or “your” shall refer to such entity and its affiliates, and you represent that you have the authority to bind such entity and its affiliates to these Terms & Conditions and you are binding your company to these Terms & Conditions. MAPSti (as defined in Section 10.1 below) and you shall each be referred to as a “Party” and together as the “Parties” in this Agreement. If you do not have such authority, or if you do not agree with these Terms & Conditions, you must not accept these Terms & Conditions and may not use the documentation, whether printed are available online, provided by MAPSti in relation with the training (“Training Material”). MAPSti reserves the right to review and update these Terms & conditions periodically at its sole discretion.
BY ACCEPTING THIS AGREEMENT, EITHER BY CLICKING A BOX INDICATING YOUR ACCEPTANCE OR BY EXECUTING AN ORDER FORM THAT REFERENCES THIS AGREEMENT, OR BY USING OR ACCESSING MAPSTI TRAINING MATERIAL, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT.
1.1. Standard training. Standard Face-to-face training and e-learning courses can be booked via the booking forms available on the MAPSti website. When you submit a booking for an online course, your submission represents an offer to MAPSti to book you onto the course you selected. On submission of the face-to-face training course or e-learning course form you will receive an automated summary email of your selection. MAPSti will accept your offer by entering your booking onto the MAPSti system and sending you an email confirming that you have been booked together with information on starting your learning.
1.2. Custom Training. Custom training engagements can also be contracted through MAPSti Professional Services in the form of a Statement of Work document as described and governed by MAPSti’s Customer Agreement.
Training fees can be paid at the point of booking via PayPal ’s secure online payment process if you are located in the United States. Otherwise they can be paid by check. In all cases, payment must be received prior to start of training. If you elect to pay the fees via PayPal, all major credit and debit cards are accepted. A receipt will be sent to you by email from PayPal confirming payment. PayPal will receive the information needed to verify and authorize your payment card and to process your order and is under strict legal and contractual obligations not to disclose this information to third parties. Please note that if you do not provide accurate details (including type of card and number) or if your credit card company does not authorize payment, your application will be deemed void. MAPSti will not accept any liability for costs incurred as a result of applications deemed void in this manner.
Sales taxes, if any, are charged at the applicable rate depending on the product and/or customer.
3. YOUR OBLIGATIONS
You may not allow anyone else to access the e-training courses via your log-in details. You must comply with all health and safety rules and regulations and any other reasonable security requirements that apply at the premises at which the training courses are provided. MAPSti reserves the right to remove any student from a training course whose behavior is deemed inappropriate by MAPSti or its trainers. In these circumstances, MAPSti will prorate any refund or fees. MAPSti will not reimburse any other costs.
4. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
MAPSti does not accept responsibility for anyone acting as a result of information in, or views expressed on, its training courses including course materials. Opinions expressed are those of individual trainers and not necessarily those of MAPSti. Participants should seek professional advice when dealing with specific situations.
Should a participant require an invitation letter from MAPSti, we are able to provide this as long as full payment of the training course fee has been received. MAPSti is not able to act on behalf of the participant and is not responsible for any costs incurred by failure to obtain a full visa.
TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, MAPSTI SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OF USE, LOST OR INACCURATE DATA, FAILURE OF SECURITY MECHANISMS, INTERRUPTION OF BUSINESS, COSTS OF DELAY OR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, RELIANCE OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND (INCLUDING LOST PROFITS), REGARDLESS OF THE FORM OF ACTION, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE) STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF INFORMED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES IN ADVANCE. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, MAPSTI’S AGGREGATE LIABILITY TO THE OTHER SHALL NOT EXCEED THE AMOUNT ACTUALLY PAID BY YOU TO MAPSTI FOR THE TRAINING GIVING RAISE TO A CLAIM.
5. WARRANTY AND DISCLAIMER
MAPSti ensures that all our training services are delivered diligently and in a good, workmanlike, timely and professional manner consistent with industry standards. The training services will be performed as described in the individual class agendas. MAPSti shall provide such trainers to present the training course as it, in its sole discretion, deems fit and MAPSti shall be entitled at any time to substitute any trainer with any other person who, in MAPSti’s sole discretion, it deems suitably qualified to present the relevant course.
MAPSti does not warrant that the provision of any content online will always be available or be uninterrupted, timely or error free, that defects will be corrected or that such content is secure or free from bugs, viruses, errors and omissions.
Both Parties agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless the other Party and its directors, officers and employees from and against any demands, damages, or liabilities (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) arising from a third party claim that the indemnifying Party caused bodily injury (including death) or damaged real or tangible personal property.
7. OWNERSHIP AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
All Training Material is owned by MAPSti. All intellectual property rights in all Training Material available, including the design, graphics and text of all printed materials and the audio of all webinars and podcasts, are owned by MAPSti. When you are given access to the Training Material, you are granted a non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable license to use the Training Material. No Training Material may be copied, reproduced, uploaded, posted, displayed or linked to in any way, in whole or in part, without MAPSti’s prior permission. Any such use is strictly prohibited and will constitute an infringement of MAPSti’s intellectual property right. To provide a continuous check on the consistency and quality of training delivery, all students will receive a follow-up email at the end of each class asking to submit feedback in the form of a satisfaction survey. This feedback will be reviewed in detail and will be used to make continuous improvements to class content and delivery.
8. CANCELLATION POLICY
8.1. Cancellation by customer: Face to Face Training. If you notify MAPSti in writing (by email or post) that you wish to cancel a face-to-face training course not less than 7 days before the start date of a course, you will be entitled to a full refund. Refunds will be processed within 14 days of receiving your request via bank transfer to the original payer. If an individual withdraws for any reason less than 7 days before the start date of a course, MASPti will not refund your fees, but instead we will transfer your reservation to an alternative training class. Substitutions should be notified to email@example.com at least 72 hours prior to the course start date. If you fail to attend the course on which you are booked without giving prior notice to MAPSti, we are unable to refund the course fees or offer a transfer.
8.2. Cancellation by customer: E–Learning. If you cancel any e-learning course or package not less than 7 days before the start date, you will be entitled to a full refund. Refunds will be processed within 14 days of receiving your request via bank transfer to the original payer. If you cancel less than 7 days, Mapsti will not refund your fees, but instead will apply your fees to future training when space is available. There is no charge for transferring your booking to the same course on an alternative date provided you notify MAPSti in writing not less than 72 hours, before the start of the training and if there is availability. However, a transfer fee of 20% of the course fee will be payable if the notice is received less than seven (7) days before the start of the original course. If you transfer your booking you will not receive any refund, and you will not be entitled to transfer more than once. You must make any request to transfer a course in writing, which may be sent by email to: admin@MAPSti.com
8.3. Cancellation by MAPSti. MAPSti reserves the right to cancel any training course due to insufficient enrollment by providing notice to you at least 7 calendar days prior to schedule commencement date. In the event of cancellation by MAPSti, you may elect to receive a full refund of registration fees paid or credit toward alternative class(es). Nevertheless, MAPSti will not be responsible for non-refundable tickets purchased or reservations made by you. If a training class is cancelled by MAPSti due to any Force Majeure Event as defined in Section 10.5, the Customer is entitled to a full class credit which must be used within 1 year of the date of the original class for another class offered by MAPSti
Except as otherwise set forth in these Terms & Conditions, each party may disclose to the other party certain confidential information under these Terms & Conditions. Each party agrees that all code, inventions, know-how, business, technical and financial information or any information specifically designated as confidential or that would be understood to be confidential or proprietary by a reasonable person disclosed to such party (“Receiving Party”) by the disclosing party ("Disclosing Party") constitute the confidential property of the Disclosing Party ("Confidential Information"). Any MAPSti technology, any commercial terms (including pricing) of these Terms & Conditions and any performance information relating to the products shall be deemed Confidential Information of MAPSti without any marking or further designation. Except as expressly authorized herein, the Receiving Party will use (and will ensure that its employees, Affiliates, agents, contractors and any approved third parties use) reasonable efforts (which shall be no less than the efforts used to protect its own confidential information of a similar nature) to prevent the disclosure of any Disclosing Party’s Confidential Information for any purpose other than providing the training contemplated by these Terms & Conditions unless authorized by the Disclosing Party. The Receiving Party's nondisclosure obligation shall not apply to information which the Receiving Party can document: (i) was rightfully in its possession or known to it prior to receipt of the Confidential Information; (ii) is or has become public knowledge through no fault of the Receiving Party; (iii) is rightfully obtained by the Receiving Party from a third party without breach of any confidentiality obligation; or (iv) is independently developed by employees of the Receiving Party who had no access to such information. The Receiving Party may also disclose Confidential Information if so required pursuant to a regulation, law or court order (but only to the minimum extent required to comply with such regulation or order and with advance notice to the Disclosing Party).
10.1. Who you are contracting with, notices, governing law, and venue. How you are described in the table below determines who you are contracting with under these Terms & Conditions; who you should direct notices to under these Terms & Conditions; what law will apply in any lawsuit arising out of or in connection with these Terms & Conditions; and which courts have jurisdiction over any such lawsuit:
|If you are domiciled in:||You are contracting with:||Notices should be addressed to:||The governing law is:||The courts having exclusive jurisdiction are:|
| The United States of America, Mexico, Canada or a Country in Central or South America or the Caribbean||Mindful Awareness in Public Safety Training Institute LLC, dba., MAPSti|
Redding, CA 96001-0400
|California and controlling United States federal law||San Diego County, California|
10.2 Dispute resolution: arbitration. In the event of any controversy or claim arising out of or relating to these Terms & Conditions, the parties hereto shall consult and negotiate with each other and, recognizing their mutual interests, attempt to reach a solution satisfactory to both parties. If the parties do not reach settlement within a period of 60 days, any unresolved controversy or claim arising out of or relating to these Terms & Conditions shall proceed to binding arbitration under the Rules of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce. The parties shall seek to mutually appoint an arbitrator. If the parties cannot agree on a single arbitrator, then there shall be three (3) arbitrators: one selected by each party, and a third selected by the first two. Arbitration will take place in the city where the courts have jurisdiction under the table set forth in Section 10.1. All negotiations and arbitration proceedings pursuant to this Section will be confidential and treated as compromise and settlement negotiations for purposes of all similar rules and codes of evidence of applicable legislation and jurisdictions. The language of the arbitration shall be English.
10.3 Contact. Please contact MAPSti’s training department for any other training questions or requests by emailing: admin@MAPSti.com
10.5 Force Majeure. Neither party shall be liable to the other for any delay or failure to perform any obligation under these Terms & Conditions (except for a failure to pay fees) if the delay or failure is due to unforeseen events which are beyond the reasonable control of such party, such as a strike, blockade, war, act of terrorism, riot, natural disaster, failure or diminishment of power or telecommunications or data networks or services, or refusal of a license by a government agency (each a “Force Majeure Event”).
10.6 Entire Agreement and severability. This Agreement is the entire agreement between you and MAPSti relating to the training and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous oral or written communications, proposals and representations with respect to the training or any other subject matter covered by these Terms & Conditions. If any provision of these Terms & Conditions is held to be void, invalid, unenforceable or illegal, the other provisions shall continue in full force and effect.