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Enrollment Agreement
Technology Policies
Miscellaneous
Refund Policy and Regulations
Recommended Devices/Software/Apps
Notice to Student
Enrollment Agreement

Welcome to artscentral.in ("Website"), which is published and maintained by Arts Central ("The Academy"). The Academy provides its service to users of the Website ("you"), subject to the following Terms of Service ("TOS"), which may be updated by the Academy from time to time without notice to you. Please read these Terms of Service ("Agreement") and Privacy Policy carefully before using. Your use of the Web site is subject to your acceptance of this Agreement, and when you access, browse, or use this Web site, you accept, without limitation or qualification, the TOS Agreement as if you had signed it. Also, when using particular Academy services, you and the Academy are subject to any posted guidelines or rules applicable to such services, which may be posted from time to time.

Any materials posted on the website that you copy, print, or download are licensed to you by The Academy for your personal, non-commercial use only, provided that you do not change or delete any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary notices. You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit for any commercial purposes, any portion of the Website, use of the Website, or access to the Web site. The Academy reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Website (or any part thereof) with or without notice. The Academy reserves the right to use virtual class content for promotion purposes. Personal information shall be kept private. You agree that the Academy shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Website. Recognizing the global nature of the Internet, you agree to comply with all local rules regarding online conduct and acceptable Content. Specifically, you agree to comply with all applicable laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from the United States or the country in which you reside.

YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT THE ACADEMY SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF THE ACADEMY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT OR STRICT LIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE, RESULTING FROM: (i) THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE WEB SITE; (ii) THE COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS AND ONLINE SERVICES RESULTING FROM ANY GOODS, DATA, INFORMATION OR ONLINE SERVICES PURCHASED OR OBTAINED OR MESSAGES RECEIVED OR TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO THROUGH OR FROM THE WEB SITE; (iii) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA; (iv) STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON THE WEB SITE; OR (v) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO THE WEB SITE. 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 MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

You agree that The Academy, in its sole discretion and without prior notice to you, may terminate your registered account (or any part thereof) or use of the website, and remove and discard any Content within the website, for any reason, including, without limitation, for lack of use or if the Academy believes that you have violated or acted inconsistently with the letter or spirit of the TOS. The Academy may also in its sole discretion and at any time discontinue providing the Web site, or any part thereof, with or without notice. Termination, suspension, or cancellation of this Agreement or your access rights will not affect any right or relief to which The Academy may be entitled in law or in equity. Upon termination of this Agreement all rights granted to you will automatically terminate.

Arts Central and other content are trademarks of Arts Central. You agree not to display the above or use in any manner without written permission.
Any concerns or questions can be addressed to our support email: support@artscentral.in

Technology Policies

All members of the Academy's community must abide by the following technology policies:

  • Respect copyright and other intellectual-property rights, such as when copying files or passwords belonging to others.
  • Use software in accordance with license restrictions. Identify oneself clearly and accurately in electronic communication.
  • Follow proper security procedures, for example by keeping login and password information private, changing passwords frequently, and maintaining backup copies of important files.
  • Use Academy technology and resources as intended, for learning of course curriculum.
    Cooperate with investigations by the Academy, either of technical problems or of possible unauthorized or irresponsible use.

The following are considered serious violations of the Academy's policies and at the Academy's sole discretion are grounds for immediate suspension of a student's access privileges, disciplinary action, suspension of communication, and other sanctions:

  • Distributing or making one's login ID or password or another person's login ID or password available to others.
  • Distributing or making Academy content, software, or resources available to others.
  • Attempting to evade, disable, or "crack" password or other security provisions, or assisting others in doing so.
  • Modifying or damaging information without authorization, including but not limited to altering data, introducing viruses, or simply damaging files.
  • Using Academy resources for unlawful purposes or for other purposes not specifically permitted by the Academy.
  • Posting or electronically distributing any unlawful, threatening, obscene, profane, hateful, or otherwise objectionable material of any kind on the Academy website or to members of the Academy community, including without limitation, any material that encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense or give rise to civil liability.
  • Improper use of copyrighted or proprietary materials, with the exception of content for which the author has given express written authorization for online distribution. Such content must be clearly marked with copyright information including the source, author, and year.
Code of Conduct

Students enrolling in Arts Central (The Academy) assume an obligation to conduct themselves in a manner compatible with the Academy’s function as an educational institution.

Proper conduct requires student to refrain from verbal or physical harassment of any form against students, teachers, or other members of the Academy's community, and from any form of academic dishonesty including misrepresentation, fraud, plagiarism, or cheating. Complaints of harassment or academic dishonesty will be investigated by the Academy. Students who fail to comply with Academy policies may be dismissed at any time with no reimbursement of fees. Students who have been subject to harassment or who would like to report violation of code of conduct can do so without reprisal at support@artscentral.in.

Changes

The Academy reserves the right to make changes to policies, pricing, course content, course teachers, Content Repository, and any other Academy-related feature, materials, or processes at any given time. The Academy will attempt to provide reasonable notice to students of any changes. These changes are not generally considered an acceptable reason for withdrawal or refund.

Student’s Right to Cancel

The student has the right to cancel the enrollment before the 2nd class of the month of signing. The cancellation requests must be made in writing to support@artscentral.in. If such cancellation is made, Academy will refund the amount in accordance with the Refund Policy and Regulations of this Agreement.

Refund for Instructor-Led Courses

Once the student has enrolled into the course, the course cannot be transferred to any other individual. In this case, the student will need to opt for the refund before the 2nd class of the month of signing. You may write to support@artscentral.in and refund will be granted only at the sole discretion of the Academy.

The amount refunded will be based on the following schedule, from the date the written refund request is received by the Academy:

Date of refund request
% of Course Fees
Before the second scheduled* class
100%
After the second scheduled* class
No refund
Refund for Self-Study Courses

Refund requests for self-study courses must be made in writing to support@artscentral.in within 48 hours from the time of purchase. In case, if the student has activated one song in the course pack, they would not be eligible for a refund.

Payment Policy

Arts Central reserves the right to raise prices at any time. Both current and new students enrolling in courses must pay the current prices in effect at the start of each course term.

Recommended Devices/Software/Apps

Arts Central provides world class education available from the convenience of your home. All classes, course materials, customer support, teacher/student communication, and assessments are conducted online, and for this reason, technology is an important part of the student experience.

For Instructor-Led courses (live, virtual classes)
  • Computer with either Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, or Mac OS
  • High-speed Internet connection (preferably broadband with 6-8 Mbps speed)
  • Audio headset with microphone
  • Built-in or external webcam for video calls
  • The following software installed:
    • Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer™ version 7 or higher, Firefox™ version 3.0 or higher, or Safari™ 4 or higher
  • Electronic Shruthi Box (Electronic Tanpura or Tambura box) -This is required for classical music, devotional music and film courses.

For online classes, zoom needs to be installed.  Zoom Test to check zoom.

For Self Study Courses
  • Computer with either Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP or Mac OS
  •  Internet connection 
  • Audio headset with microphone
  • The following software installed:
    • Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer™ version 7 or higher, Firefox™ version 3.0 or higher, or Safari™ 4 or higher

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Notice to Student
  1. This Enrollment Agreement is a legally binding contract when signed by the student and accepted by the Academy.
  2. The Academy does not imply, promise or guarantee transferability of its courses to any other institution.
Student Acknowledgement Form

I understand that this is legally binding contract. My signature below certifies that I have read, understood and agreed to my rights and responsibilities and that the Academy’s refund policies have been clearly explained to me.

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