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STUDENT CONTRACT

Please read this agreement carefully. By clicking the 'AGREE' button, you understand and agree with this contract.

The Enrollment Application and the following terms and conditions constitute a legal agreement between you and the "Jewish Writing Institute" (hereinafter referred to as "JWI").

FEES: I understand the Enrollment Application and the fees described therein namely: registration fee $10, six session courses $150.00, one session workshop $30.00, private tutorial $50.00, Critique and Editing Services $50.00 per hour and scholarships at $150 each, form an integral part of this agreement.

TO PAY BY CHECK: If you would like to pay by check for your course, please send the required amount along with a note including your full name, e-mail address, phone number and the title of the course you are enrolling in and mail to: The Jewish Writing Institute, P.O.Box 301, Safed, Israel 13100

NOTE: ALL FEES ARE PAYABLE IN US DOLLARS OR ISRAELI SHEKELS. STUDENTS OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES MUST PAY IN US FUNDS VIA INTERNATIONAL MONEY ORDER.

INSUFFICIENT FUNDS: ANY CHECKS RECEIVED BY JWI AND RETURNED FOR INSUFFICIENT FUNDS WILL BE CHARGED A $25.00 NSF CHECK FEE. ANY STUDENT WHOSE CHECK IS RETURNED FOR INSUFFICIENT FUNDS WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR UNPAID COURSE FEES, NSF CHECK FEES, AND MAY BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR REASONABLE ATTORNEY AND COLLECTION COSTS

REFUND/TRANSFER POLICY: IF YOU DECIDE TO WITHDRAW FROM A COURSE OR CANCEL A PRIVATE TUTORIAL, YOU MUST NOTIFY THE DIRECTOR OF JWI IN WRITING BY EMAIL TO jwriting@kinneret.co.il WITHIN 72 HOURS FROM THE SUBMISSION OF THIS AGREEMENT. YOU WILL BE GIVEN THE OPTION TO TRANSFER TO ANOTHER CLASS OF YOUR CHOOSING OR RECEIVE A REFUND LESS A $10.00 CANCELLATION PROCESSING FEE. NO REFUNDS WILL BE GIVEN FOR CANCELLATION REQUESTS MADE AFTER 72 HOURS FROM THE SUBMISSION OF THIS AGREEMENT. REFUNDS ARE SENT WITHIN 60 DAYS OF CANCELLATION. ON AVERAGE.

THE AVERAGE TIME FOR COMPLETION OF A SIX (6) SESSION COURSE IS THREE MONTHS; STUDENTS HAVE UP TO ONE YEAR TO COMPLETE ALL SIX SESSIONS. AFTER THAT THE JWI IS NOT OBLIGATED TO CONTINUE. IF STUDENT WISHES TO CONTINUE AFTER ONE YEAR, THEY MUST PAY LATE FEES OF $20 PER SESSION.

Gift Certificates: GIFT CERTIFICATES EXPIRE IN A PERIOD OF ONE (1) YEAR FROM PURCHASE AND ARE NOT REFUNDABLE OR TRANSFERABLE

CANCELLATION: JWI RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CANCEL OR RESCHEDULE A COURSE IN THE EVENT OF INSUFFICIENT REGISTRATION, ILLNESS OF LECTURER(S) OR FOR ANY OTHER REASON. JWI WILL ENSURE THAT MAXIMUM POSSIBLE NOTICE IS GIVEN TO THE STUDENT, AND WILL DEFER OR REFUND THE TUITION FEE AT THE STUDENT'S DISCRETION.

JWI INSTRUCTIORS: JWI instructors are individual, private contractors and as such JWI makes no guarantee of the qualifications of its instructors. We do our best to chose Instructors based on the following criteria: professional experience, and teaching ability. The majority of instructors are working professionals who teach on a part-time basis. We screen the people we contract to teach our courses and preview all content before offering our courses to the public. Occasionally and usually for reasons beyond JWI's control, last minute instructor changes occur. When there is sufficient lead-time, JWI notifies pre-enrolled students of the change in advance of the first class session. When this is not the case, the course is held as scheduled.
REFUNDS ARE NOT ISSUED SOLELY BECAUSE THE PUBLICIZED INSTRUCTOR IS REPLACED. STUDENTS AGREE TO INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS JWI, ITS OWNERS, AGENTS AND AFFILIATES FROM ANY AND ALL CLAIMS ARISING FROM THE ACTIONS OF ITS INSTRUCTORS.
In the unlikely event that the instructor and student's computer programs are incompatible with each other, the mode of course communication may be switched to fax or postal mail at JWI's discretion..

PRIVACY POLICY: The JWI has adopted and strictly adheres to a Privacy Policy which protects users who visit this web site from unauthorized disclosure of personal information to third parties for any purpose, commercial or otherwise. Registration information provided by you to the Institute is for informational and registration purposes only. Your information will not be sold, traded or otherwise made available to third parties or vendors and will remain private for our records only.

CONDUCT: There is a zero tolerance policy against vulgar, obscene, indecent or crude language.

You shall not transmit, submit or post information to www.jewishwriting.com that contains any viruses, worms, Trojan horses, trap doors, back doors, easter eggs, time bombs, cancelbots or other code or computer programming routines that contain contaminating or destructive properties or that are intended to damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or personal information.
Any person using the above on a JWI public list, including our course sessions, will be subject to immediate removal from the course WITHOUT REFUND OR TRANSFER. Members who fail to adhere to this guideline may be permanently banned from the JWI community and all of its lists and public forums. Pictures may be not be submitted without prior written permission from the instructor. Students and Instructors may not solicit goods or services within JWI course sessions, or use student names and email addresses for any reason other than to conduct normal classroom activities.

COPYRIGHT AND PROPRIETARY RIGHTS: This World Wide Web site is the property of the Jewish Writing Institute. All copyright, trademark, and other proprietary rights in the JWI site and in the text, graphics, and design elements used by on its site are the property of the JWI. YOU MAY NOT REPRODUCE, UPLOAD, POST, TRANSMIT, DOWNLOAD OR DISTRIBUTE ANY PART OF THE JWI WEB SITE OR INFORMATION ACCESSED AT OTHER SITES THROUGH LINKS MADE AT THE JWI SITE (HEREINAFTER REFERRED TO AS "OTHER SITES"), OTHER THAN PRINTING OUT OR DOWNLOADING PORTIONS OF THE TEXT AND IMAGES FOR YOUR OWN PERSONAL, EDUCATIONAL, AND NON-COMMERCIAL USE. YOU MAY NOT MODIFY THE JWI SITE, OTHER SITES, OR ANY MATERIAL RESIDING ON SUCH SITES. YOU MUST OBSERVE COPYRIGHT AND OTHER RESTRICTIONS IMPOSED BY OTHER SITES, OR ANY MATERIAL RESIDING ON SUCH SITES. YOU MAY NOT USE THE JWI SITE OR OTHER SITES IN ANY MANNER THAT INFRINGES THE RIGHTS OF ANY PERSON OR ENTITY.

EXCLUSION OF WARRANTIES: THE MATERIALS ON THIS SITE ARE "AS IS". NO WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND ARE MADE WITH RESPECT TO THE JWI SITE. JWI DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE JWI SITE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, WILL BE ACCURATE AT ALL TIMES, OR WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE. WE EXPRESSLY EXCLUDE AND DISCLAIM ALL EXPRESS AND IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

JWI INSTRUCTORS ARE EQUIPPED WITH UPDATED ANTIVIRAL PROGRAMS. THE JWI IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY VIRUSES, WORMS TROJAN HORSES, TRAP DOORS, BACK DOORS, EASTER EGGS, TIME BOMBS, CANCELBOTS OR OTHER CODE OR COMPUTER PROGRAMMING ROUTINES THAT CONTAIN CONTAMINATING OR DESTRUCTIVE PROPERTIES OR THAT ARE INTENDED TO DAMAGE, DETRIMENTALLY INTERFERE WITH, SURREPTITIOUSLY INTERCEPT OR EXPROPRIATE ANY SYSTEM, DATA OR PERSONAL INFORMATION OR OTHER COMPUTER DYSFUNCTIONING THAT MAY OCCUR AND IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE OCCURRING AS A RESULT. WE SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE OR LOSS OF ANY KIND ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO YOUR USE OF THE JWI SITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION DATA LOSS OR CORRUPTION, REGARDLESS OF WHETHER SUCH LIABILITY IS BASED IN TORT, CONTRACT OR OTHERWISE.

THE INFORMATION PROVIDED ON THIS WORLD WIDE WEB SITE IS ACCURATE TO THE BEST OF OUR KNOWLEDGE. IT MAY BE INCORRECT OR AN OPINION.

CHOICE OF LAW AND JURISDICTION: This JWI website is operated from the State of Israel. This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Israel, without reference to any conflict of law principles.

This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the parties pertaining to the subject matter hereof, and supersedes in their entirety any and all written or oral agreements previously existing between the parties with respect to such subject matter.

NOTE: Please print a copy of this application and contract for your records before clicking the 'AGREE' button.


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