If you do not unconditionally agree to be bound by this Agreement, you should not use this site or use or visit any of the ABROADED Websites, Offered Products, and/or Software.
In addition, you hereby agree to the use of electronic communication in order to enter into contracts, place orders and to the delivery or acceptance of notices, policies and records of transactions initiated or completed through the ABROADED Websites or Offered Products. Furthermore, you hereby waive any rights or requirements under any laws or regulations in any jurisdiction which require an original (non-electronic) signature or delivery or retention of non-electronic records, to the extent permitted under applicable mandatory law.
You hereby acknowledge and aware that ABROADED is a private corporation and is NOT and does not pretend to be, an official organ of the Government and/or the Department of Immigration and Citizenship of the UK, Canada, New Zealand or Australia or otherwise connected to such governmental bodies in any way whatsoever. ABROADED is NOT a law firm and to this extent, ABROADED neither intends nor claims to provide any legal advice or solutions to individual’s specific problems. Our customers pay for a legal review of their personal profile – to which visa they can apply, in which country and etc. we do use legal advisors for it that provide them with the service.
Please note that at any time, any of the UK, Canadian, New Zealand or Australian Governments has the authority to cancel or modify their respective visa programs. ABROADED and the Site shall not be held responsible in case the government (or one of its agencies) of the UK, Canada, New Zealand or Australia cancel, suspend, or otherwise prohibit or prevent the issuing of student visa, for any reason (the “Prevention“) and will not provide refund for payments that were made prior to any such Prevention or the announcement thereof.
The following capitalized terms shall have the meaning ascribed to them in this section and may be used, in the singular or plural form:
1.1. ABROADED means ABROADED Organization and/or any of its owners, subsidiaries, divisions, affiliates, officers, directors, employees, agents, representatives or licensors.
1.2. ABROADED Websites or Site or Website means any and all elements, contents and the ‘look and feel’ of the website available under the domain www.abroaded.com and all related sites owned, operated or controlled by ABROADED.
1.3. AbroadEd’s Offered Products or Offered Products means the use of the Software, if applicable, and any of AbroadEd’s products available via any of AbroadEd’s Websites whether they are defined as Paid Products, as defined herein, or any other products provided by ABROADED. AbroadEd.com website is owned by the EU company, Post Haste S.L, company number ES B86522703, address : 17th Jose Silva Street, postecode: 28043, Madrid, Spain.
1.4. AbroadEd’s Software or Software means AbroadEd’s proprietary web based software.
1.6. Intellectual Property means any and all intellectual property rights, including without limitation, intangible legal rights, titles and interests, evidenced by or embodied in: (i) any invention (whether patentable or un-patentable and whether or not reduced to practice), all improvements thereto, and all patent, patent applications and patent disclosures; (ii) any work of authorship, regardless of copyright ability, copyrightable works and all copyrights; (iii) all trade secrets and confidential information; and (vi) any other similar rights, in each case on a worldwide basis.
2. License and Access
ABROADED grants you a limited license to access and make personal use of AbroadEd’s Websites and Offered Products and not to download (other than page caching) or modify it, or any portion of it. This license does not include any resale or commercial use of any of AbroadEd’s Websites or Offered Products or its contents; any derivative use of any of AbroadEd’s Websites or Offered Products or its contents; or any use of data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction tools. Any of AbroadEd’s Websites or Offered Products or any portion thereof may not be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, visited, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose.
You may not frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any trademark, logo, or other proprietary information (including images, text, page layout, or form) of any of AbroadEd’s Websites or Offered Products or any part thereof. You may not use any Meta tags or any other “hidden text” utilizing AbroadEd’s name or trademarks. You are granted with a limited, revocable, and nonexclusive right to create a hyperlink to AbroadEd’s Website so long as the link does not portray ABROADED or any of its products including without limitation, ABROADED Offered Products or Websites or the Software, in a false, misleading, derogatory, or otherwise offensive matter. You may not use any logo or other proprietary graphic or trademark of ABROADED, including without being limited to part of a link, without the express written permission of ABROADED. You shall not attempt to access any of AbroadEd’s systems, programs or data that are not made available for public use.
3. Proprietary Information
4. Modifications and Updates
4.1. ABROADED has the right at any time and for any reason to modify or discontinue any aspect or feature of any of AbroadEd’s Websites or Offered Products or Software, including but not limited to its content, functionality, availability or its pricing.
4.2. Without derogating form the above, ABROADED at its sole discretion, reserves the right to add additional features or functions, subtract or change any features or functions or provide programming fixes, updates and upgrades, to any of its Websites or Offered Products or Software. You acknowledge and agree that ABROADED has no obligation to make available to you any subsequent or previous versions of any of its Websites or Offered Products or Software.
5. Paid Products
5.2 You acknowledge that ABROADED may, at its sole discretion and without prior notice, condition the use (of all users or a group of users or your use specifically) of any part or all the of its Websites or Offered Products or Software, to include payments, to exclude payments, change or modify such Paid Products, turn unpaid Offered Products or Websites (or any part thereof) into Paid Products, and vice versa. Any and all terms and conditions in this User Agreement, including but without being limited to, any limitations or disclaimers of liability or of warranty, shall apply to the Paid Products, except if explicitly stated to the contrary in this User Agreement or in any additional terms and conditions brought to your attention prior to such payments.
6. Transactions, Payment Fraud and Collection
6.1 The user of the Offered Products is fully responsible for paying all monies owed to ABROADED. We try to provide the best possible products to all our valued customers. If you are dissatisfied in any way with our products, please contact us directly for a solution, before you consider calling your financial institution for a refund. ABROADED may, at its sole discretion, cease to provide the Offered Products to certain users or to users paying with certain credit cards.
6.2 ABROADED reserves the right to perform credit checks on all users with third party credit agencies, on the basis of the information provided to us on application or by you in any other manner.
6.3 ABROADED reserves the right to use a third party electronic payment processor and/or financial institutions to process payments made by you in connection with your use of the Offered Products and/or Software.
6.4 In any case of suspected or fraudulent payment, including use of stolen credit cards, or any other fraudulent activity (including any charge-back or other reversal of a payment, found to be fraudulent), ABROADED reserves the right to block a user’s account and reverse any refund made, if any. ABROADED shall be entitled to inform any relevant authorities or entities (including credit reference agencies) of any payment fraud or otherwise unlawful activity, and may employ collection services to recover payments.
8. No Warranties
8.1. ABROADED cannot guarantee that you shall always be able to communicate by using any of AbroadEd’s Websites or Offered Products or Software, nor can ABROADED guarantee that you can communicate without disruptions, delays or communication-related flaws or that all your communication shall always be delivered. ABROADED shall not be liable for any such disruptions, delays or other omissions in any communication experienced when using the Software, Websites and Offered Products, even if such was incurred by or due to ABROADED.
8.2. ABROADED shall not be responsible or held liable for any disturbances or malfunctions that any of AbroadEd’s Websites or Offered Products or Software may cause to any other software or application, or to any computer hardware system or any part thereof, including any information or data contained in such.
8.3. ABROADED may suspend any of ABROADED Websites or Software or Offered Products , including Paid Products, or any parts thereof, for maintenance work, updates or for any other reason, or terminate any of such Websites or Software or Offered Products, all at its sole discretion, without any prior notice. ABROADED shall not be liable or responsible with respect to or in connection with, such suspension or termination.
8.4. ABROADED Websites and Offered Products may include a pre-release beta version of its Websites and Offered Products which may be incomplete and may contain inaccuracies or errors that could cause failures or loss of data.
9. No guarantee of Visa Acceptance
9.1 You understand that the any country’s visa program is a based on that country’s internal evaluation procedure and therefore there is no guarantee a visa will be granted.
9.2 ABROADED is not involved in any way in issuing any form of visas. Choosing the ABROADED Offered Products does not guarantee a better or expedited handling.
9.3 Minimum eligibility requirements have been detailed and listed on the ABROADED Website. It is up to you to review the requirements and ensure that you qualify within the guidelines.
9.4 Authorized Representatives
9.4.1 The user acknowledges that ABROADED may, at its sole discretion, grant limited access to its websites and/or servers to third party Canadian immigration practitioners who are authorized representatives under Canadian law for the purpose of performing eligibility screening of profiles, enrollment assistance and related student visa (study permit) services for a fee to ABROADED clients/end-users. The granting of such access to the ABROADED websites and/or servers does not establish a consultant-client or an attorney-client relationship between the user and the authorized representatives.
9.4.2 The user acknowledges and consents to access by the authorized representatives and individuals appointed by them, to personal information and documents uploaded by the user to the ABROADED websites and/or servers. The authorized representatives, under agreement with ABROADED, may evaluate the qualifications of the user for study abroad programs in Canada and/or a Canadian study permit. Such evaluations are performed on the server-end and are done on an as-is basis. These preliminary eligibility evaluations do not constitute personal immigration advice and do not guarantee acceptance to an educational program in Canada and do not guarantee the issuance of an study permit, immigration visa or other document to the user.
9.4.3 Qualified users/clients who are seeking services which fall within the scope of Section A91 of the Immigration and Refugees Protection Act of Canada will be required to sign a personal client retainer agreement with an authorized representative.
10. No Responsibility of Content
10.1. ABROADED Websites and Offered Products and all information, content, materials, products and services included on or otherwise made available to you through any of ABROADED Websites or Offered Products are provided on an “as is” basis. ABROADED and any of its owners, subsidiaries, divisions, affiliates, officers, directors, employees, agents, representatives, suppliers or licensors make no representations or warranties of any kind, expressed or implied, as to the operation of any of AbroadEd’s Websites or Offered Products or Software or the information, content, materials, products or services included on or otherwise made available to you through such Websites or Offered Products. Without derogating from the aforementioned, you acknowledge and understand that the content of the communication spread by the use of any of ABROADED Websites or Offered Products or Software is entirely the responsibility of the person or entity from whom such content originated. Further, AbroadEd’s Websites or Offered Products may contain links to other websites, you acknowledge and agree that the content of such is entirely the responsibility its respective authors. You, therefore, may be exposed to content that is offensive, harmful to minors, indecent or otherwise objectionable and your linking to such web sites is at your own risk and you acknowledge and agree that ABROADED shall not be liable for any type of communication spread by means any of AbroadEd’s Websites or Offered Products.
10.2. Subject to the terms and conditions of the Privacy Statement any communication or material you post or transmit in connection with your use of the Offered Products will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary. You assume full responsibility for anything you post or transmit, and you grant ABROADED the right to edit, copy, publish and distribute any information or content you post or transmit for any purpose. If you object to your Information being used in this manner please do not register.
10.3. In this respect you should be aware that if you voluntarily disclose personal information (e.g. user name, email address) on a bulletin board, chat room or on any other user or member generated pages, that information can be collected and used by others and may result in unsolicited messages from other parties.
10.4. The Offered Products and the Site may include bulletin boards, chat rooms and other user and member created pages which allow you and other users and members to post information, provide feedback to ABROADED and interact in real-time. You agree not to post or transmit any unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, profane, hateful, racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable material of any kind, including, but not limited to, any material which encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, violate the rights of others, or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, national or international law. You will be responsible for, and indemnify and hold ABROADED harmless against any claim arising from any material that you post or transmit. Although ABROADED and its affiliates may from time to time monitor or review discussions, chats, postings, transmissions, bulletin boards and other user and member generated content on the Site, ABROADED is under no obligation to do so.
10.5. You acknowledge that ABROADED and its affiliates do not control the information available on the bulletin boards, chat rooms and other user and member generated pages and that any opinions, advice, statements, services, offers or other information or content presented or disseminated on any bulletin board, chat room or on any other user or member generated pages are those of their respective authors who are solely liable for their content. ABROADED reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to edit, refuse to post or remove any material submitted to or posted on the chat rooms, bulletin boards or on any other user or member generated pages.
11. Lawful purposes
11.1 You acknowledge and agree to use any of ABROADED Websites, Offered Products and/or Software solely for lawful purposes. In this respect you may not, without limitation:
(a) intercept or monitor, damage or modify any communication which is not intended for you;
(b) use any type of spider, virus, worm, Trojan-Horse, time bomb or any other codes or instructions that are designed to distort, delete, damage or disassemble any of AbroadEd’s Websites, Offered Products and/or Software or the communication;
(c) send any unsolicited commercial communication not permitted by applicable law; or
(d) expose any other user to material which is offensive, harmful to minors, indecent, unlawful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, incites hatred, racial or otherwise objectionable material of any kind, including, but not limited to, any material which encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, violate the rights of others, or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, national or international law or otherwise objectionable.
11.2 Further, you declare that the source of funds used by you to receive the Offered Products and/or used through the Website is not illegal and that you will not use the Offered Products and/or the Websites and/or the Software in any way as a money transfer system. You will not use the Offered Products and/or the Websites and/or the Software for any unlawful or fraudulent activity or prohibited transaction under any law (including money laundering).
11.3 You will be responsible for, and indemnify and hold harmless ABROADED responsible for against any claim arising from any material that you post or transmit.
As world- wide standard, IP addresses are allocated according to states or areas. During registration, ABROADED may utilize such allocation to identify the area you are calling and/or connecting from (this is made without personally identifying you). Any use of any of AbroadEd’s Websites or Offered Products must be made from the area you have registered from, you may not, by any means, cause ABROADED to misidentify the area you are registering from (including but without limiting the use of a proxy or any other software or service). You acknowledge and agree that not complying with such terms may cause ABROADED to be in violation of or non-compliance with any applicable law for which you shall be fully responsible for.
13. Fees & Refund Policy
13.1 The fees charged by ABROADED consist of handling fees only, and do not include any official or Governmental registration fees, which shall be paid solely by you and at your responsibility. Fees paid to ABROADED for Offered Products are, in any event (including in the event a client has decided not pay a Governmental registration fee) non-refundable.
13.2 In the event that you did not file the application form, you may ask ABROADED to consider your request for refunds. Refunds shall be given (if any) at the sole discretion of ABROADED and in any event shall not exceed the amount actually paid by you for the relevant Paid Product. No refund request will be considered after you started filling your application.
14.1 ABROADED and the Site take every reasonable precaution to protect user’s information. When users submit sensitive information via the Site, the information is protected both online and off-line. When users are asked to enter sensitive information (such as credit card number) such information is encrypted and is protected with the encryption software SSL. While on a secure page, such as the payment reply form, the lock icon on the bottom of Web browsers such as Microsoft Internet Explorer becomes locked.
14.2 Although we have taken significant measures to ensure the security of information submitted in using the Website, Offered Products and/or Software, ABROADED and the Site cannot guarantee the security of information collected during your use of the Website, Offered Products and/or Software and shall not be liable in any way for a compromise of your data. If you object to your Information being transferred or treated in this way please do not register.
15. User ID and Password
You are the only person authorized to use your user identification and password, and are not permitted to give other persons access to or use the same. You are responsible for the use of any of ABROADED Websites or Offered Products under your user identification number, and for maintaining the confidentiality of your user identification and password. For security purposes, unless otherwise noted, ABROADED shall not disclose your user identification or password if you lose or forget it other than by sending it to your email address as provided during registration.
16. Confidential Information
Please note that with the exception of credit card numbers and other personal information that you are required to fill in the forms as part of the use of the Software and/or Offered Products, ABROADED does not require the receipt of confidential or proprietary information from you through the Site. Any non-personal information or material sent to ABROADED will be deemed to be NOT confidential. By sending ABROADED any non-personal information or material, you grant ABROADED an unrestricted, irrevocable license to use, reproduce, display, perform, modify, transmit and distribute those materials or information, and you also agree that ABROADED is free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques that you send us for any purpose.
17. Use of Information
Notwithstanding Clause 16 above, upon your registration you explicitly allow ABROADED to transmit via the internet, telephone, facsimile or any other means of communications, commercial, promotional material and advertisements of any kind and type in its sole discretion, whether its own or of a third party. If you wish to cease receiving such material and advertisements, you may do so by notifying ABROADED.
Without limiting other remedies, ABROADED may limit, suspend, or terminate your use of its Websites or Software or Offered Products (including Paid Products) delete your user account and/or user ID, and the use of any content or other material contained therein, at any time, with or without cause and without any recourse, with immediate effect and without any prior notice. ABROADED shall not be liable in respect to any damage caused by or arising of or in connection with the termination or suspension or restriction, irrespective of the reason thereof.
Without derogating from or limiting AbroadEd’s other remedies, ABROADED shall have the right to immediately terminate your access to or use of the Software and/or Offered Products in the event of any activities which are in breach of this Agreement and/or conduct which, in the sole discretion of ABROADED interferes with the operation or use of the Software and/or Offered Products.
20. Economic Basis
The limitations of damages or liability set forth in this Agreement are fundamental elements of the basis of the engagement between ABROADED and you. You acknowledge and agree that ABROADED would not be able to provide the Offered Products on an economic basis without such limitations.
21. Disclaimer of Warranties
21.1. The warranties stipulated in this Agreement, constitute the sole warranties of ABROADED and any of its owners, subsidiaries, divisions, affiliates, officers, directors, employees, agents, representatives, suppliers or licensors. Any warranties, expressed or implied, including without limitation, any warranty of merchantability or fitness for particular use or the legality of the any of AbroadEd’s Websites or Offered Products, and/or Software, not expressly granted by ABROADED are hereby disclaimed.
21.2. ANY OF ABROADED’S WEBSITES OR OFFERED PRODUCTS OR SOFTWARE ARE PROVIDED AS IS, WITH NO WARRANTIES WHATSOEVER; ABROADED AND ANY OF ITS OWNERS, SUBSIDIARIES, DIVISIONS, AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, REPRESENTATIVES, SUPPLIERS OR LICENSORS DO NOT, EITHER EXPRESSED, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, MAKE ANY WARRANTIES, CLAIMS OR REPRESENTATIONS WITH RESPECT TO ANY OF ABROADED’S WEBSITE OR OFFERED PRODUCTS OR SOFTWARE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, WARRANTIES OF QUALITY, PERFORMANCE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY, OR FITNESS FOR USE OR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. ABROADED AND ANY OF ITS OWNERS, SUBSIDIARIES, DIVISIONS, AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, REPRESENTATIVES, SUPPLIERS OR LICENSORS FURTHERMORE DO NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE ABROADED’S WEBSITES OR OFFERED PRODUCTS OR SOFTWARE WILL ALWAYS BE AVAILABLE, ACCESSIBLE, UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, ACCURATE, COMPLETE AND ERROR-FREE OR WILL OPERATE WITHOUT PACKET LOSS, NOR DOES ABROADED AND ANY OF ITS OWNERS, SUBSIDIARIES, DIVISIONS, AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, REPRESENTATIVES, SUPPLIERS OR LICENSORS WARRANT ANY SUCCSES OR ACCEPTANCE OF A VISA THROUGH ANY OF ABROADED’S WEBSITES OR OFFERED PRODUCTS OR SOFTWARE.
21.3. ABROADED Websites may allow you to access third party websites. Your access to and use of any third party websites, including any goods, services or information made available from such websites, is governed by the terms and conditions found at each third party website, if any.
22.1. You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless ABROADED, its owners, subsidiaries, divisions, affiliates, officers, directors, employees, agents, representatives, suppliers or licensors, from and against all demands, losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, incurred by ABROADED due to or arising out of or in connection with your visit or use of any of ABROADED Websites or Offered Products or Software.
22.2. You agree to defend, hold harmless and indemnify ABROADED from and against any and all liabilities, damages, actions, costs, expenses, including without limitation attorney’s fees, resulting from or arising of any and all third party claims, including without limitation your own.
22.3. As some jurisdictions do not allow some of the exclusions or limitations as set forth above, some of these exclusions or limitations may not apply to you. In such event the liability will be limited as far as legally possible under the applicable legislation.
23. Limitation of Liability
23.1 YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT ABROADED, ITS OWNERS, SUBSIDIARIES, DIVISIONS, AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, REPRESENTATIVES, SUPPLIERS OR LICENSORS SHALL HAVE NO LIABILITY IN CONNECTION WITH OR ARISING FROM YOUR USE OR VISIT OF ANY OF ABROADED’S WEBSITES OR OFFERED PRODUCTS OR SOFTWARE.
23.2 IT SHOULD BE NOTED THAT IN ANY EVENT ABROADED, ITS OWNERS, SUBSIDIARIES, DIVISIONS, AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, REPRESENTATIVES, SUPPLIERS OR LICENSORS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, WARRANTY, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), PRODUCT LIABILITY OR ANY OTHER FORM OF LIABILITY, FOR ANY INJURIES, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION OF ANY LOSS OF DATA, INTERRUPTION, COMPUTER FAILURE OR PECUNIARY LOSS) ARISING OUT OF THE VISIT OR USE OF ANY OF ABROADED’S WEBSITES OR OFFERED PRODUCTS OR SOFTWARE OR INABILITY TO USE SUCH, EVEN IF ABROADED, ITS OWNERS, SUBSIDIARIES, DIVISIONS, AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, REPRESENTATIVES, SUPPLIERS OR LICENSORS HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
23.3 YOUR ONLY RIGHT OR REMEDY WITH RESPECT TO ANY DAMAGE, PROBLEMS OR DISSATISFACTION IN CONNECTION WITH ANY OF ABROADED’S WEBSITE’S OR OFFERED PRODUCTS OR SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR VISIT THEREOF IS TO CEASE USE OF SUCH WEBSITES OR OFFERED PRODUCTS OR SOFTWARE.
24. Immigration Laws and Regulations
Immigration laws and regulations, and visa application criteria change frequently and their interpretation can vary widely based upon the specific facts and circumstances involved. You are responsible for consulting with your own professional immigration advisors concerning your specific circumstances. ABROADED Organization disclaims any responsibility for the accuracy or adequacy of any details specified by you and positions taken by you in your applications process.
25. Governing Law & Dispute Resolution
You agree that all matters relating to your access to or use of the Site, Offered Products and Software, including all disputes, will be governed by the laws of Spain without regard to its conflict of laws provisions. You agree to the personal jurisdiction by and venue in the District Court in Madrid, Spain, and waive any objection to such jurisdiction or venue. Any claim under the User Agreement must be brought within one (1) year after the cause of action arises, or such claim or cause of action is barred. In the event of any controversy or dispute between ABROADED and you arising out of or in connection with your use of the Site or Offered Products or Software the parties shall attempt, promptly and in good faith, to resolve any such dispute. If the parties are unable to resolve any such dispute within a reasonable time (not to exceed thirty (30) days), then either party may submit such controversy or dispute to mediation. If the dispute cannot be resolved through mediation, then the parties shall be free to pursue any right or remedy available to them under applicable law.
26.2. Headings are for reference purposes only and in no way define, limit, construe or describe the scope or extent of such section. Our failure to act with respect to a breach by you or others does not waive our right to act with respect to subsequent or similar breaches.