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Conditions Volksuniversiteit Amstelland

Platform C | Volksuniversiteit Amstelland
Conditions of enrolment and payment

Enrolment is possible after publication of the flyer, or when the available courses have been published on the website. A completed form plus payment or a one-off authorisation must be handed in for the enrolment to be valid. Submission of the form is possible during opening hours at the office or via the website using the digital form.

Ways of payment
-Pin: at the administration desk.
-Cash: at the administration desk.
-One-off payment authorization: debiting takes place in the first week of the month in which the course starts.
-iDeal: direct payment through the website.
-Invoice: only possible if the course fee will be paid by a company; only by appointment via the administration.

Payment in instalments
Payment in (maximum 2) instalments is possible for courses of € 300 or more, only by appointment via the administration.

Early registration discount*: A 5% discount on the course fee will be given at enrolment before the 5st of August 2019.
Amstelveenpas: Those with a valid Amstelveenpas will receive 50% discount on the course fee.
Students: Those with a valid student card will receive 10% discount on the course fee.

*This discount does not apply in combination with other discounts or payments on invoice. The course fee should be paid in full. In case of bank authorization: the course fee will be withdrawn in the third week of August 2019.

All fees are VAT included in as far as VAT is applicable.

Placing and cancelation of courses
Registration will take place in order of arrival of registration form. Confirmation of registration will be sent by e-mail as soon as the registration has been processed. Should the maximum number of students be reached Platform C | VUA will have the right to up the maximum with at most 2 students. Platform C | VUA is allowed to cancel a course in case of insufficient registrations or allow the course to go through but at different conditions.

Annulment at no expense
This is possible in writing or by e-mail only until one week (7 days) prior to the start of the course. Thereafter, annulment will be accepted only in case of serious illness or removal to outside the region, written proof must be submitted. The maximum refund is 50%.

Refunding when fully booked or cancelled
If a course should be fully booked or cancelled, the payment authorization will be destroyed, c.q. the paid fees will be refunded within 14 days. Should Platform C | VUA be forced to cancel a course after it has started, due to circumstances beyond its control, refunding will take place Pro Rato only.

Cost of (lesson) materials
The cost of (lesson) materials such as books, creative materials or otherwise are not included in the course fee, unless stated otherwise. We advise students not to obtain books/materials until it is certain that the course goes through. In that case, a second confirmation will be sent.  

Admission courses
One can enrol for all courses in principle. However, the teacher is entitled to give a binding advice to switch to another course, if the participant does not have the required level of competence to follow the course within any reasonable limits. Admittance to our courses could be denied to those students that repeatedly disrupt classes and/or break house rules; in such situations there will be no refunding of course fees.

Course result
Platform C | VUA cannot guarantee that students actually reach the aimed-for-course-levels. However, all due effort will be made to ensure the quality of the courses.

Liability and responsibility
Platform C | VUA can neither be held responsible for damages to persons and/or personal belongings, not for the loss of personal belongings during activities organised by the Platform C | VUA.