College of Birmingham provides this site (www.cob.ac) to you subject to the terms contained in this document (agreement). If you do not agree with any of the terms of this agreement, do not access or otherwise use this site. Your use of this site shall be deemed to be your agreement to abide by each of the terms set forth below. It is the responsibility of the customer to read such conditions before entering a transaction.
College of Birmingham grants you a personal, non-transferable and non-exclusive right to use its materials and software on any personal media device; provided that you do not (and do not allow any third party to) copy, modify, create a derivative work from, reverse engineer, reverse assemble or otherwise attempt to discover any source code, sell, assign, sublicense, grant a security interest in or otherwise transfer any right in the Software. You agree not to modify any of the material in any manner or form. You agree not to access College of Birmingham products or Services by any means other than through the interface that is provided by College of Birmingham for use in accessing the College of Birmingham Services and products.
The creation of an account is compulsory to purchase from Online Business School. You will be required to create a password and user account. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the password and account and are responsible for all activities that occur under your account. You agree to (1) immediately notify the College of Birmingham of any unauthorized use of your password or account or any other breach of security and (2) ensure that you log out from your account at the end of each session. College of Birmingham cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this section.
You acknowledge and agree that any content, including but not limited to text, data, photos, graphics, etc. or material contained or distributed through the site, by College of Birmingham, its advertisers or third parties, is protected by trademarks, service marks, patents, copyrights, or other proprietary rights and laws.
You, therefore may not under any circumstances use or distribute any content received through the site without the authorization of the content owner. You agree not to publish, reproduce, copy, in whole or part, nor upload, download, post, email, sell or otherwise distribute content available through the site.
The following rules of conduct apply to your use of the website and to all materials you post on www.cob.ac, including text, data, graphics, audio or video content, sound, chat, messages, files or any other material (collectively user submissions) whether the user submission is included in blogs, discussion groups, emails, profiles, comments, or any other portion or feature of www.cob.ac.
You may not, in connection with the Website:
The College of Birmingham material requires a correctly configured and functional internet data connection, both for the initial purchase and for use. Data charges may be charged to you by your network provider depending on your tariff. You are responsible for any such costs.
We are unable to provide any warranties as to the levels of connectivity you will receive via your personal media device. This may depend upon your tariff, your network provider or your corporate policy if you have a work-issued device. We will not accept any responsibility for any connectivity issues you may experience. Please contact your network provider or visit their website if you require assistance configuring a data connection for your phone.
If, however, the College of Birmingham website is down and it is believed to be our fault we agree to compensate users how we see fit, this would usually comprise a credit note being issued for unfinished assessments. College of Birmingham will deal with claims on a case by case basis.
Once payment is received and products have been delivered to the student’s dashboard, or have been downloaded, refunds are not available. This does not affect your statutory rights.
Goods will only be dispatched to the customer when payment has been made in full and cleared funds and any variance of this term shall be upon such terms as College of Birmingham dictates.
Access to modules and assessments is limited to 5 (five) years, from the date of enrolment. In exceptional circumstances, this may be extended.
Assessments can be re-sit as many times as required within the 5 years as long as payments have been cleared.
Failure to keep up with your monthly payments may incur a £50 admin fee and suspension of your online account.
Account discount codes – Discount codes may from time to time be offered to account holders; such codes may only be applied to purchases made through the account in respect of which the discount code was offered and registered.
Promotional discount codes – We may from time to time offer promotional discount codes which may apply in respect of any, or certain specified, purchases made through this Website.
All Prices and course fees are listed in British Pound Sterling (GBP), and therefore we are not responsible for any exchange rate changes or any bank charges that arise from this or any other payments made to COB.
www.cob.ac (the site), or third parties may provide, links to other websites or resources. As College of Birmingham has no control of such sites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that College of Birmingham is not responsible for the availability of such sites or resources, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products or other materials on or available from such sites or resources or the policies of such sites and resources.
College of Birmingham is not responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such site or resource.
College of Birmingham uses reasonable endeavors to ensure the information on the site is
accurate; however, the information and product listings on the site may contain typographical errors or inaccuracies and may not be complete or current. We make no representation or warranty that any information is accurate, complete, or up-to-date and, to the fullest extent permitted by law, we accept no liability for any loss or damage caused by any reliance placed on such information placed by you or anyone to whom you may communicate such information.
College of Birmingham shall have the right at any time without any liability or notice to amend, remove any content of the site including prices, sales literature or other documents as long as such alterations do not materially affect the quality of the goods.
YOU AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE SHALL BE AT YOUR SOLE RISK. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, COB.COLLEGE, AND ANY SUBSIDIARY, PARENT, AFFILIATE, OFFICER, DIRECTOR, LICENSOR, EMPLOYEE, SUPPLIER, DISTRIBUTOR, RESELLER AGENT, OWNER, OR OPERATOR OF COB.COLLEGE, DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN CONNECTION WITH THE WEBSITE AND YOUR USE THEREOF. COB.COLLEGE MAKES NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THE WEBSITES CONTENT OR THE CONTENT OF ANY SITES LINKED TO THIS SITE AND ASSUMES NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY (I) ERRORS, MISTAKES, OR INACCURACIES OF CONTENT, (II) PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER, RESULTING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE WEBSITE, (III) ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR USE OF OUR SECURE SERVERS AND/OR ANY AND ALL PERSONAL INFORMATION STORED THEREIN, (IV) ANY INTERRUPTION OR CESSATION OF TRANSMISSION TO OR FROM THE WEBSITE, (IV) ANY BUGS, VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, OR THE LIKE WHICH MAY BE TRANSMITTED TO OR THROUGH OUR WEBSITE BY ANY THIRD PARTY, AND/OR (V) ANY OMISSIONS OR ERRORS IN ANY CONTENT OR FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND INCURRED AS A RESULT OF THE USE OF ANY CONTENT POSTED, EMAILED, TRANSMITTED, OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE VIA THE WEBSITE.
IN NO EVENT SHALL COB.COLLEGE, OR ANY SUBSIDIARY, PARENT, AFFILIATE, OFFICER, DIRECTOR, LICENSOR, EMPLOYEE, SUPPLIER, DISTRIBUTOR, RESELLER AGENT, OWNER, OR OPERATOR OF, BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY INDIRECT, DIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM ANY (I) MISTAKES, ERRORS, OR INACCURACIES OF CONTENT, (II) PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER, RESULTING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF OUR WEBSITE, (III) ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR USE OF OUR SECURE SERVERS AND/OR ANY AND ALL PERSONAL INFORMATION STORED THEREIN, (IV) ANY INTERRUPTION OR CESSATION OF TRANSMISSION TO OR FROM OUR WEBSITE, (IV) ANY BUGS, TROJAN HORSES, VIRUSES, OR THE LIKE, WHICH MAY BE TRANSMITTED TO OR THROUGH OUR WEBSITE BY ANY THIRD PARTY, AND/OR (V) ANY OMISSIONS OR ERRORS IN ANY CONTENT OR FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND INCURRED AS A RESULT OF YOUR USE OF ANY CONTENT POSTED, TRANSMITTED, EMAILED, OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE VIA THE WEBSITE, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, TORT, CONTRACT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT THE COMPANY IS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THE FOREGOING LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SHALL APPLY TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW IN THE APPLICABLE JURISDICTION.
YOU SPECIFICALLY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT COB.COLLEGE SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR USER SUBMISSIONS OR FOR ANY OFFENSIVE, DEFAMATORY, OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY AND THAT THE RISK OF HARM OR DAMAGE FROM THE FOREGOING RESTS ENTIRELY WITH YOU.
The Website is controlled and offered by College of Birmingham from its facilities in the United Kingdom. Those who access or use the Website from other jurisdictions do so at their own volition and are responsible for compliance with local law.
Academic dishonesty covers any attempt by a student to gain an unfair advantage (e.g. extra marks) for her/him, or other students, by unauthorized means. Examples of such dishonesty include collusion, deceit, plagiarism, and cheating in examinations.
Collusion includes, but not limited to, the conscious collaboration, without official approval, between two or more students, in the preparation and production of work which is then submitted as individual work. In cases where one (or more) student/s has copied from another, all students involved may be penalized.
Deceit includes misrepresentation or non-disclosure of relevant information, including the failure to disclose any cases of work being submitted for assessment which has been or will be used for other academic purposes.
Plagiarism is the act of using other people’s words, images, etc. as if they were your own. To make clear to readers the distinction between your words, images, etc.
Cheating is defined as any attempt to gain an unfair advantage in an assessment (including examinations) or assisting another student to do so. It includes copying from other candidates, collusion, impersonation, plagiarism, and unauthorized access to unseen examination papers.
It is in the best interests of all students for College of Birmingham to maintain the good reputation of its awards. Your co-operation is expected to actively protect the integrity of the assessment process. It is the duty of all students to College of Birmingham to have high personal standards of academic honesty in their studies and to report any instances of malpractice of which they become aware.
These Terms and Conditions are governed by and constructed under English Laws and in the event of any disputes or claims associated with the terms and conditions will be subject to the jurisdiction of the courts of England.
Our Payment Service Provider is Sage Pay – the largest independent payment service provider (PSP) in the UK and Ireland. Sage Pay provides a secure payment gateway (Level 1 PCI DSS), processing payments for thousands of online businesses, including ours. It is Sage Pay’s utmost priority to ensure that transaction data is handled safely and securely.
Sage Pay uses a range of secure methods such as fraud screening, I.P. address blocking and 3D secure. Once on the Sage Pay systems, all sensitive data is secured using the same internationally recognized 256-bit encryption standards.
Sage Pay is PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard) compliant to the highest level and maintains regular security audits. They are also regularly audited by the banks and banking authorities to ensure that their systems are impenetrable.
Sage Pay is an active member of the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) that defines card industry global regulation.
Besides, you know that your session is in a secure encrypted environment when you see https:// in the web address, and/or when you see the locked padlock symbol alongside the URL. So when buying through our site, you can be sure that you are completely protected.
Terms & Conditions of using recurring payments (WorldPay), if you would like to cancel your reoccurring payments, you will need to email admin@COB.college and let us know you wish to cancel your future payments. Payments are usually taken every month unless agreed otherwise. Payments duration will vary depending on the course you are enrolled on, e.g if you are enrolled onto a level 7 course (£1400) and your monthly payments are £200, you will be charged £200 for 7 months.
College of Birmingham uses personal data of the customer for appropriate purposes and according to statutory regulations. The personal data are given (i.e. name, email address, delivery address, and bank details) for ordering products is used by College of Birmingham for fulfillment and handling of the contract only. This data is treated confidentially by College of Birmingham and is not given to any third parties who are not part of the ordering, delivery and payment procedures. The customer shall be entitled to access information on their personal data which College of Birmingham has saved about them, free of charge. They are also entitled to the correction of incorrect data, and the deletion of their personal data if they choose, so long as there is no legal obligation to retain such data.
If you breach these terms and conditions in any way, we may take such action as we deem appropriate to deal with the breach, including suspending your access to the website, prohibiting you from accessing the website, blocking computers using your IP address from accessing the website, contacting your internet service provider to request that they block your access to the website and/or bring court proceedings against you.
Courses are accredited by a governing body chosen by College of Birmingham, who assesses and reviews all of our content. If there is a change in the validation of partnership, College of Birmingham will always aim to make sure the new governing body is of the same or higher Standard. No refunds will, therefore, be issued to students in this Scenario.
All students will be registered with the relevant awarding organization before the submission of assignments. (minimum total payment of £800 in students fees is also required to be fulfilled if paying in installments).
College of Birmingham in no way guarantees students direct progression onto a University Degree or Master’s program; this will solely depend upon the student’s circumstances, experience and application to the respective university.
The place of fulfillment for all services concerning www.cob.ac is the place of business of College of Birmingham Limited, a company registered in England, United Kingdom.
Our Trading Office:
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Castle Mill Business Park
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Our VAT registration number is 333 4088 16.
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