Terms and conditions

1. Scope of terms and conditions

The following terms and conditions of business of the German Language School – as a subsidiary of  ExecuTeach Yvonne Herrmann-Teubel- are the base for all the contracts concluded on the website german-language-schoool.ch for services/products,  especially language courses. The terms and conditions are confirmed with the signature or the electronic confirmation of the participant.

2. Course Registration

Binding registration can only be made in writing and will be confirmed in writing. The number oft participants in each language course is limited. Registrations will be processed in order of receipt.

3. Prices and terms of payment

3.1 The prices at the time of ordering are valid for the services/products.
3.2 The prices listed on german-language-schoool.ch are final.
3.3 Invoicing takes place after the written registration/notification. The invoice must be paid within 30 days after invoicing. For payment by instalments, the first instalment has to be made no later than 14 days after invoicing. All other payments must be paid until the end of each month. Payment can be made by cash, credit card or bank transfer.

4. Cancellation right

The client may cancel the contract in text format (e.g. letter or e-mail) without indicating reasons within 14 working days after the registration for a specific course, if the course has not started yet.

In case of cancellation up to 14 days before the course starts, no tuition fees have to be paid. If the cancellations takes place between 14 and 7 days before the course starts, the 50 % oft he tuition fee is to be paid. In case of a cancellation within less than 7 days before the course starts, the whole amount oft he tuition fee hast o be paid if there are no proper reasons (e.g. disease or professional prevention).

5. Conditions of language courses

5.1 Private and semiprivate lessons can be cancelled up to 24 hours in advance at no cost. Any later cancellation will be charged fully.
5.2 In group courses there is no right to a partial refund oft he tuition fee for not perceived appointments. In special cases, in which an extended absence is foreseeable, the course fees can be offset with another course. However, a right to reimbursement does not exist.Booked lessons can be transferred only in exceptional cases (e.g. disease or professional prevention) to another person.
5.3 A demand for tuition by a specific teacher is impossible. A change of teachers can happen in specific cases (e.g. disease or termination oft he contract) and neither entitles the client to cancel nor withdraw from the contract. ExecuTeach is not liable for the non-achievement of specific learning and training success.
5.4 Approved appointment times by ExecuTeach are subject tot he availability of relevant teachers. ExecuTeach always endeavours to provide a replacement teacher if a teacher is unavailable. Should it be impossible to organize a replacement teacher, the lesson will be postponed in accordance with the participants and rescheduled at a later date. Should this be impossible in specific cases, ExecuTeach commits to refund possible paid and not executed lessons after the program end.

6. Place of tuition

The respective place of tuition is indicated on the offer and the invoice.

7. Validity

The lessons booked, unless otherwise agreed in writing, are to be taken fully within 12 month from the date of invoice. If this is not the case, unused lessons will expire. A refund or offsetting is only possible in exceptional cases (e.g. disease or professional prevention).

8. Jurisdiction

Jurisdiction is Zurich.