TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR TRAINING SERVICES
"Agreement" means acceptance of these terms and conditions by a written or email confirmation from the client of training proposals provided by Carbon & Environment Solutions Ltd.
“Charges” means the charges for the Training Services set out in the Proposal or as displayed on the Suppliers web site.
“the Client” means the client identified in the Proposal.
"Clause" means a clause in these terms and conditions.
“the Date(s) for the Training Services” means the date(s) upon which the Training Services are to take place as set out in the Proposal.
“Delegates” means the numbers of the Client’s staff who are to receive the Training Services as set out in the Proposal.
“Expenses” means expenses incurred in respect of travel and accommodation wholly and necessarily for the purposes of the Agreement as may be identified in a Proposal.
“Carbon & Environment Solutions Ltd” means Carbon & Environment Solutions Ltd suppliers of environmental training and environmental consulting.
“Personal Data” means the data which relates to a living individual who can be identified from that data or from that data and other information and which is provided to Carbon & Environment Solutions Ltd by the Client.
“Proposal” means the proposal for Training Services accompanying these terms and conditions (which is applicable only for bespoke Training Services).
“the Trainer” means the person delivering the Training Services.
“the Training Location” means the place at which the Training Services are to be provided by Carbon & Environment Solutions Ltd as set out in the Proposal.
“Training Services” means the training services set out in the Proposal.
2. TRAINING SERVICES AND LOCATION
2.1 Carbon & Environment Solutions Ltd shall provide the Training Services on the Date(s) for the Training Services and in accordance with these terms and conditions.
2.2 Up until 72 hours before the Training Services are due to commence, Carbon & Environment Solutions Ltd may by notice in writing alter the Training Location provided that the new location is within 10 miles of the original location.
3. TRANSFERS, CANCELLATION AND POSTPONEMENT
3.1 If a Delegate identified in a Proposal wishes to cancel or transfer to another course, the following fees shall be due:
Days notice of cancellation / transfer prior to the commencement of the Training Services % of Charges to pay
> or = 36 working days 25%
35 - 26 working days 50%
25 - 16 working days 75%
< or = 15 working days 100%
3.2 A substitute delegate may be provided at no cost.
3.3 Notification of any cancellation or transfer must be made in writing to the Training Manager at Carbon & Environment Solutions Ltd Consulting, Bourne House, Milbourne Street, Carlisle, CA2 5XF.
Delegates shall act reasonably throughout the training. Carbon & Environment Solutions Ltd may remove a Delegate from a course, where, in the opinion of the Trainer, which shall be final, the Delegate is behaving unreasonably.
5. CHARGES AND PAYMENT
5.1 The Charges for Training Services for programmed events shall be due upon booking and shall be paid within 7 days of the date of Carbon & Environment Solutions Ltd’s invoice.
5.2 The Charges for the Training Services which are subject to a Proposal and related Expenses shall be due upon completion of the Training Services and payable within the stated timescale but no later than 28 days of the date of delivery.
5.3 The Client shall pay the Charges without deduction or set-off.
5.4 Sums due under this Agreement are exclusive of VAT which shall be payable by the Client.
5.5 In the event the Client fails to make payment in accordance with this Agreement, Carbon & Environment Solutions Ltd may:
5.5.1 charge interest at the statutory interest rate specified in the Late Payment of Commercial Debts (Interest) Act 1998 and amendments thereto per month or part thereof on the unpaid sum for that period the sum remained properly due before and after any court judgement; and/or;
5.5.2 by notice in writing suspend supply of the Training Services, and/or;
5.5.3 apply late charges administartion fees of £50 per letter, and/or;
5.5.4 rescind any discounts applied to the training proposal, and/or;
5.5.5 refer late payments to a debt collection agency whereby the Client shall be liable for costs incurred.
6. LIABILITY AND ITS EXCLUSION AND LIMITATION
6.1 The Charges are determined on the basis of the limits of liability set out in these terms and conditions. The Client may, by written notice to Carbon & Environment Solutions Ltd, request Carbon & Environment Solutions Ltd to propose a higher limit of liability subject to an increase in the Charges.
6.2 Clause 6 sets out the entire liability of and exclusion thereof by Carbon & Environment Solutions Ltd under and/or in connection with this Agreement and in respect of breach of this Agreement or statutory duty, representations, statements or tortious act or omission including negligence.
6.3 In no event shall Carbon & Environment Solutions Ltd be liable for (whether direct or indirect) any loss of contracts, profits, anticipated savings, revenue, goodwill, business, loss or corruption of data or software programs, financing expenses, interruption in the use or availability of data, stoppage to other work or consequential losses, nor for any indirect losses associated with the improper use of training materials or the associated professional and personal activities arising from those who have received training.
6.4 Subject to Clause 6.5, Carbon & Environment Solutions Ltd’s liability shall not exceed the Charges.
6.5 Carbon & Environment Solutions Ltd and the Client shall indemnify each other against damage to tangible property, whether personal or real, and death or injury to persons to the extent caused by the negligence of the other party provided that:
6.5.1 the other party is immediately notified of any claim and has full power to negotiate and settle any
6.5.2 the total liability of each party to the other for damage to tangible property, whether personal or real, shall be limited to £1,000,000 in respect of each event or connected series of events and an annual aggregate of £5,000,000.
6.6 Each provision of this Clause shall survive independently.
6.7 Nothing in this Agreement shall operate to limit or exclude any liability of Carbon & Environment Solutions Ltd which may not be excluded and or limited by law.
6.8 Clause 6 shall apply before and after any termination of this Agreement.
6.9 Any materials provided by Carbon & Environment Solutions in the execution of its training activities are for the sole purposes of teaching and are not to be used as reference documents for carrying out operations pertaining to the clients activities.
The parties shall carry public liability insurance for a minimum amount of two million pounds for each and every claim and shall provide evidence of this cover upon reasonable request.
8.1 Carbon & Environment Solutions Ltd may make reference to a Client's contract within any proposal to further Clients, provided only fundamental facts are divulged and not proprietary and confidential information.
8.2 Carbon & Environment Solutions Ltd may store the names of the Delegates for the purpose of advising them of the availability of further courses in the future.
The parties shall treat as and keep confidential all information whether of a technical, commercial or any other nature relating to the other party and shall not, during the period of this Agreement, or at any time after its termination, divulge any such information to any person not authorised by the divulging party to receive it and shall not utilise any secret or confidential knowledge or information acquired in connection with this Agreement to the detriment or prejudice of the
other party or use the same for any purposes save for the purposes of this Agreement.
10. DATA PROTECTION
10.1 The Client shall ensure that it has in place all necessary consents in connection with Personal Data to allow Carbon & Environment Solutions Ltd at all times to perform the Training Services without infringing any third party rights. Carbon & Environment Solutions Ltd shall not be liable to perform the Training Services to the extent it is unable to due to a breach of this Clause.
10.2 Carbon & Environment Solutions Ltd warrants to the Client that it will only use the Personal Data for the purpose of carrying out its obligations hereunder and that it will ensure that all reasonable and appropriate security measures are in place to protect the Personal Data and that it will destroy or deliver up the Personal Data upon written demand from the Client, and further, that it has in all respects complied with its obligations under the Data Protection Act 1998 and any amendments to or
11. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
11.1 All intellectual property rights, including copyright, patents and design arising in connection with this Agreement shall belong to and remain vested in Carbon & Environment Solutions Ltd and the Client shall execute any document necessary for this purpose with the exception of bespoke training which is subject to conditions pertaining to:
11.2 Training courses written exclusively for use by a client; where the client has consent to make use of or copy such materials without prior approval by Carbon & Environment Solutions Ltd and providing that the materials are used for the purposes agreed in the Proposal;
11.3 That training materials used by a third party in connection with condition 11.2 do not contain reference to Carbon & Environment Solutions Ltd and do not call into disrepute the services of Carbon & Environment Solutions through the misuse and misadvertising of such training materials;
11.4 Carbon & Environment Solutions reserves the right to use all or part of any training course produced for the composition and delivery of any its other training or consulting activities.
Carbon & Environment Solutions Ltd warrants that in carrying out the Training Services it has and will exercise all reasonable skill and care to be expected of a professional, experienced in such work.
13. HEALTH AND SAFETY
The parties shall comply with all applicable health and safety legislation and codes of practice.
14.1 Either party may terminate this Agreement by written notice:
14.1.1 if the other party fails to remedy a material breach of this Agreement within 30 days of written notice identifying the breach and notifying of an intention to terminate; and/or
14.1.2 if the other party makes any voluntary arrangement with its creditors or enters into administration (whether or not pursuant to a court order) or (being an individual or firm) becomes bankrupt or (being a company) goes into liquidation or is deemed under Section 123 of the Insolvency Act 1986 to be unable to pay its debts or is dissolved; and/or
14.1.3 if an encumbrancer takes possession, or a receiver or administrative receiver is appointed, of any of the property or assets of the other party; and/or
14.1.4 the other party threatens to cease to carry on business.
15. RIGHTS ON TERMINATION
Accrued rights, Clauses 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 15 and 18 and rights by their nature intended to survive termination of this Agreement, shall survive any termination of this Agreement.
This Agreement is personal to the Client and may not be assigned by the Client in whole or in part.
17. FORCE MAJEURE
Neither party shall be responsible for any failure or delay in performance of its obligations under this Agreement (other than the obligation to make payments of money) due to any force majeure event including, Act of God, refusal of licence
(other than as a result of any act or omission of Carbon & Environment Solutions Ltd) or other Government act, fire explosion, embargo, terrorism, civil disturbance, accident, epidemics, lightning damage, electromagnetic interference, radio interference, strikes, industrial dispute, or any other cause beyond its reasonable control.
The Client shall not during the term of this Agreement and for 6 months thereafter, entice or solicit for employment with it or any other entity any Trainer who has been engaged to provide the Training Services.
19. ENTIRE AGREEMENT
This Agreement sets out the entire agreement between the parties in relation to the subject matter hereof and supersedes all previous arrangements, agreements and representations whether written, oral or implied between the Client and Carbon & Environment Solutions Ltd relating to the Training Services.
20. AGREEMENT AMENDMENTS
Any amendments to this Agreement shall be in writing.
This Agreement shall be effective upon signature by the parties.
22. THIRD PARTIES
Third parties have no rights under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 or any amendment to or re-enactment of it to enforce any provision of this Agreement.
This Agreement shall be construed in accordance with English law and the English courts shall have sole jurisdiction.