Hello and welcome to Ingrain™, Inc.'s ("Ingrain") chefcertification.com web site! The Services provided on our web site are subject to the following Student Agreement ("Terms"). Please read the Terms carefully. Acceptance of the Terms is required during registration. If you choose to not accept the Terms included within this Student Agreement, the Services will not be made available to you.
By accepting the Terms, and using any of our Services, you agree to abide by the Terms. The Terms are subject to change without notice; you can review the most current version of the Terms at any time at: www.chefcertification.com/student-agreement. In addition, when using particular Services, you and Ingrain shall be subject to the guidelines or rules applicable to such Services that may be posted from time to time.
The Ingrain chefcertification.com web site currently provides registered users with access to a self-paced tutorial system that delivers culinary career education courses. These courses are reviewed and approved by The American Culinary Federation.
Subject to these Terms, you may use the Services and any necessary software that may be provided by Ingrain in connection with the Services. Unless explicitly stated otherwise, any new features that modify or enhance the Services, including the release of new Ingrain™ products or services, shall be subject to these Terms.
Ingrain reserves the right at any time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Services, or any part thereof, with or without notice. You agree that Ingrain shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Services.
Our Unconditional Guarantee: We want you to be satisfied with the classes you purchase from chefcertification.com. We will grant full refunds, within thirty (30) days of the invoice/registration date if you have not been issued a confirmation of completion either electronically or by mail.
Course Expiration Policy: There is a One (1) year expiration for each course from the date of enrollment. The purpose of this expiration date is to make sure that you are enrolled in the most current courses available. If you exceed this time-period, you may be subject to a $25 per course re-enrollment fee.
In exchange for your use of the Ingrain chefcertification.com web site, you agree to the following:
As part of the Services, you may take courses/articles through the Ingrain self-paced tutorial system. You are responsible for applying for your certification/re-certification with the appropriate governing body. You acknowledge that Ingrain is not responsible to you in any way, should the certification body, in its sole discretion, decide not to provide you with certification/re-certification for any reason.
As a registered user, you will receive a password and account designation upon completing the registration process. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the password and account, and for all activities that occur under your password or account. You agree to ensure that you logout from your account at the end of each session. Please immediately notify Ingrain of any unauthorized use of your password or account or any other breach of security. Ingrain is not liable for any loss or damage arising from such unauthorized use or from your failure to comply with this section.
The chefcertification.com web site may contain advertisements ("Advertisements") and links to other Internet sites or resources ("Links"). Ingrain is not responsible or liable for transactions or communications between you and the sponsor of an Advertisement or Link, including without limitation any term, condition, warranty, or representation made by such sponsor. Ingrain is also not responsible or liable for the availability, content, products, or services of such Advertisements or Links. You acknowledge and agree that Ingrain shall not be liable for any damage or loss arising from or related to your use of or reliance on any such content, products, or services available from such Advertisements or Links.
Ingrain™, Inc's chefcertification.com web site, the Services, and any related software are the property of Ingrain, its suppliers, or its advertisers. As such, those items are protected by United States and international laws regarding copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents or other proprietary rights and laws. Except as expressly authorized by Ingrain, its suppliers, or its advertisers, you agree not to copy, modify, transfer, decompile, reverse-engineer, disassemble, distribute, or create derivative works based on Ingrain™, Inc's chefcertification.com web site, the Services, or any related software, in whole or in part.
Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of certain warranties or the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages. Accordingly, some of the above limitations of Sections 8 and 9 may not apply to you.
You agree that Ingrain, in its sole discretion, may terminate your password, account (or any part thereof) or use of the Services for any reason. You agree that any termination of your access to the Services under any provision of these Terms may be effected without prior notice, and that Ingrain may immediately deactivate or delete your account and all related information and files in your account and/or bar any further access to such files or the Services. Further, you agree that Ingrain shall not be liable to you or any third-party for any termination of your access to the Services.
Notices to you may be made via either email or regular mail. Ingrain may also provide notices of changes to the Terms or other matters by displaying notices or links to notices to you generally on its web site.
Ingrain™, the Ingrain logo, and all other Ingrain logos and product and service names are trademarks and service marks of Ingrain, Inc. (the "Ingrain Marks"). Without Ingrain's prior permission, you may not display or use the Ingrain Marks in any manner.
The Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and Ingrain regarding your use of Ingrain™ Inc's chefcertification.com web site and the Services, superceding all prior written or oral representations, negotiations, communications, or agreements between you and Ingrain. You also may be subject to additional terms and conditions that may apply when you use affiliate Services, third-party content, or third-party software. The Terms and the relationship between you and Ingrain shall be governed by the laws of the State of Oregon, and you agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the federal or state courts located within Deschutes County, Oregon. The failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Terms shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of the Terms is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties' intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of the Terms remain in full force and effect.
The section titles in the Terms are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect.