Terms & Conditions
These terms and conditions outline the rules and regulations for the use of Omeida Chinese Academy’s Website.
Omeida Chinese Academy is located at:
49 Longyue Road Yangshuo, Guilin 541900 – Guangxi, China
By accessing this website we assume you accept these terms and conditions in full. Do not continue to use Omeida Chinese Academy’s website if you do not accept all of the terms and conditions stated on this page.
The following terminology applies to these Terms and Conditions, Privacy Statement and Disclaimer Notice and any or all Agreements: “Client”, “You” and “Your” refers to you, the person accessing this website and accepting the Company’s terms and conditions. “The Company”, “Ourselves”, “We”, “Our” and “Us”, refers to our Company. “Party”, “Parties”, or “Us”, refers to both the Client and ourselves, or either the Client or ourselves. All terms refer to the offer, acceptance and consideration of payment necessary to undertake the process of our assistance to the Client in the most appropriate manner, whether by formal meetings of a fixed duration, or any other means, for the express purpose of meeting the Client’s needs in respect of provision of the Company’s stated services/products, in accordance with and subject to, prevailing law of China. Any use of the above terminology or other words in the singular, plural, capitalisation and/or he/she or they, are taken as interchangeable and therefore as referring to same.
Unless otherwise stated, Omeida Chinese Academy and/or it’s licensors own the intellectual property rights for all material on Omeida Chinese Academy. All intellectual property rights are reserved. You may view and/or print pages from http://betasite.omeidachinese.com/ for your own personal use subject to restrictions set in these terms and conditions.
You must not:
- Republish material from http://betasite.omeidachinese.com/
- Sell, rent or sub-license material from http://betasite.omeidachinese.com/
- Reproduce, duplicate or copy material from http://betasite.omeidachinese.com/
- Redistribute content from Omeida Chinese Academy (unless content is specifically made for redistribution).
Hyperlinking to Our Content
The following organizations may link to our website without prior written approval:
- Government agencies;
- Search engines;
- News organizations;
- Online directory distributors when they list us in the directory may link to our website in the same manner as they hyperlink to the websites of other listed businesses; and Systemwide Accredited Businesses except soliciting non-profit organizations, charity shopping malls, and charity fundraising groups which may not hyperlink to our website.
These organizations may link to our home page, to publications or to other website information so long as the link: (a) is not in any way misleading; (b) does not falsely imply sponsorship, endorsement or approval of the linking party and its products or services; and (c) fits within the context of the linking party’s site. We may consider and approve in our sole discretion other link requests from the following types of organizations:
Commonly-known consumer and/or business information sources such as Chambers of Commerce, American Automobile Association, AARP and Consumers Union;
- com community sites;
- associations or other groups representing charities, including charity giving sites, online directory distributors;
- internet portals;
- accounting, law and consulting firms whose primary clients are businesses; and
- educational institutions and trade associations.
We will approve link requests from these organizations if we determine that: (a) the link would not reflect unfavorably on us or our accredited businesses (for example, trade associations or other organizations representing inherently suspect types of business, such as work-at-home opportunities, shall not be allowed to link); (b) the organization does not have an unsatisfactory record with us; (c) the benefit to us from the visibility associated with the hyperlink outweighs the absence of; and (d) where the link is in the context of general resource information or is otherwise consistent with editorial content in a newsletter or similar product furthering the mission of the organization.
These organizations may link to our home page, to publications or to other website information so long as the link: (a) is not in any way misleading; (b) does not falsely imply sponsorship, endorsement or approval of the linking party and it products or services; and (c) fits within the context of the linking party’s site.
If you are among the organizations listed in paragraph 2 above and are interested in linking to our website, you must notify us by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include your name, your organization name, contact information (such as a phone number and/or e-mail address) as well as the URL of your site, a list of any URLs from which you intend to link to our website, and a list of the URL(s) on our site to which you would like to link. Allow 2-3 weeks for a response.
Approved organizations may hyperlink to our website as follows:
- By use of our corporate name; or
- By use of the uniform resource locator (Web address) being linked to; or
- By use of any other description of our website or material being linked to that makes sense within the context and format of content on the linking party’s site.
No use of Omeida Chinese Academy’s logo or other artwork will be allowed for linking absent a trademark license agreement.
Without prior approval and express written permission, you may not create frames around our Web pages or use other techniques that alter in any way the visual presentation or appearance of our website.
Reservation of Rights
We reserve the right at any time and in its sole discretion to request that you remove all links or any particular link to our website. You agree to immediately remove all links to our website upon such request. We also reserve the right to amend these terms and conditions and its linking policy at any time. By continuing to link to our website, you agree to be bound to and abide by these linking terms and conditions.
Removal of links from our website
If you find any link on our website or any linked website objectionable for any reason, you may contact us about this. We will consider requests to remove links but will have no obligation to do so or to respond directly to you.
Whilst we endeavour to ensure that the information on this website is correct, we do not warrant its completeness or accuracy; nor do we commit to ensuring that the website remains available or that the material on the website is kept up to date.
We shall have no responsibility or liability for any content appearing on your website. You agree to indemnify and defend us against all claims arising out of or based upon your website. No link(s) may appear on any page on your website or within any context containing content or materials that may be interpreted as libelous, obscene or criminal, or which infringes, otherwise violates, or advocates the infringement or other violation of, any third party rights.
Booking and Payment
To book the course, a 200 USD deposit is requested and not refundable. The full program fee needs to be paid before the start of the program or when the admission procedures are done on the student’s first day at school.
Cancellation and Refund
The deposit will be retained for up to one year if the student could not attend the booked course. The student must inform Omeida in written form about the change at least 2 weeks before the booked course.
The course tuition is not refundable due to students’ personal change after the booked course started. However, students could apply to retain the remaining weeks for up to one year, or upgrade to a more intensive program so all the paid lessons could be completed, or convert the values of remaining lessons to online lessons.
Students will not be refunded and lessons will not be rescheduled due to absences without a legitimate reason.
The paid tuition could not be transferred to another person, and should only be used for lessons, but not other items such as room, food or activities.
Passport, Visa and Insurance
Students should provide valid passport, visa and detailed contact information to Omeida.
Students should apply for a suitable visa to enter China for study. Omeida offers visa assistance if necessary.
All international students must purchase medical/traveling/accidental insurance to cover the study and traveling in China.
For students who will study for 6 months or longer, Omeida provide the service to help buying International Students Insurance specified by the Chinese Ministry of Education.
Student (or guardian of underage students) bears his/her own responsibilities for any medical or health problems, sickness, disease, injury or loss whatsoever suffered by the student if relevant insurance was not purchased as above requested.
Attendance and Request for Leave or Adjustment of Class Level
Students should attend class as per the teaching plan, not late or leaving early.
The request for leave should be applied in written form and get approved by the head teacher before the routine teachers’ meeting on Thursday afternoon. Private class students should give the request at least 48 hours before the scheduled lessons.
Group class students should take holidays in whole weeks but not individual days.
Requests for leave with short notice will be rejected and the missed lessons won’t be rescheduled.
After the teachers’ weekly meetings on Thursdays, teachers will inform the students if there is any adjustment for the following week. If student would like to request any adjustment, please talk with the head teacher before or latest on Thursday mornings, otherwise might wait one more week before the change could be made.
Use of Students’ Photos, Videos and Comments
Omeida reserves the right to use any photos, videos or comments of or made by students during their study attending the Chinese lessons, culture classes or traveling activities, for print, verbal, internet, or other commercial use and shall not be held liable for such use.
Requests to decline such use must be sent in writing to an Omeida director.
Compliance with Laws and Standards of Conduct
All international students should observe and obey the laws and regulations of the People’s Republic of China and respect Chinese social morality and customs. Students should also follow the regulations of Omeida.
Students without a work visa are not allowed to do any work and get payment from any company in China.
Students should respect the teachers and schoolmates, come for class on time, no eating, teasing, or any inappropriate behavior in the classroom.
Students are not allowed to house pets in school’s accommodation, nor bring pets to school.
No drinking, smoking or making loud noises are allowed in school’s accommodation.
Students should return to dormitory room before 12am on weekdays or latest 2am on weekends.
To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, we exclude all representations, warranties and conditions relating to our website and the use of this website (including, without limitation, any warranties implied by law in respect of satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose and/or the use of reasonable care and skill). Nothing in this disclaimer will:
- limit or exclude our or your liability for death or personal injury resulting from negligence;
- limit or exclude our or your liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation;
- limit any of our or your liabilities in any way that is not permitted under applicable law; or
- exclude any of our or your liabilities that may not be excluded under applicable law.
The limitations and exclusions of liability set out in this Section and elsewhere in this disclaimer: (a) are subject to the preceding paragraph; and (b) govern all liabilities arising under the disclaimer or in relation to the subject matter of this disclaimer, including liabilities arising in contract, in tort (including negligence) and for breach of statutory duty. To the extent that the website and the information and services on the website are provided free of charge, we will not be liable for any loss or damage of any nature.
Omeida reserves the right to interpret the meanings of the aforementioned terms and conditions.