Terms of Use

1. Introduction

HICS Pvt., a Punjab corporation (the “HI,” “we,” or “us”) provides in-person, blended and online educational courses in academic as well as professional development fields, worldwide (the “Courses”). This Website (the “Site”) provides information regarding our Courses and allows visitors to submit applications to those Courses. PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING TERMS OF USE (THESE “TERMS”) CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS THE SITE. By using the Site, you are agreeing to be bound by these Terms.

2. Eligibility

You agree that you are at least 18 years old and legally able to enter into a contract.

These Website Standard Terms And Conditions (these “Terms” or these “Website Standard Terms And Conditions”) contained herein on this webpage, shall govern your use of this website, including all pages within this website (collectively referred to herein below as this “Website”). These Terms apply in full force and effect to your use of this Website and by using this Website, you expressly accept all terms and conditions contained herein in full. You must not use this Website, if you have any objection to any of these Website Standard Terms And Conditions.

This Website is not for use by any minors (defined as those who are not at least 18 years of age), and you must not use this Website if you are a minor.

3. Changes to these Terms

It is your responsibility to review these Terms periodically. We may revise these Terms at any time by posting an updated version. You can see the date that these Terms were last updated at the top of this page. You should visit this page periodically to review the most current Terms. Your continued use of the Site after any changes to these Terms are posted will constitute your binding acceptance of these Terms, including any changes. Any changes to these Terms after your last use of the Site will not apply to you.

4. Notice Regarding Educational Accreditation

HI does not offer bachelors, associates, masters, doctoral or other recognized degrees. We do not currently plan to offer any of these degrees, and you should not purchase any Course hoping or intending that its contents may contribute to you receiving any recognized educational credential.

5. Disclaimer of Warranties and Notice Regarding Outcomes

EXCEPT AS OTHERWISE SPECIFICALLY PROVIDED IN THESE TERMS, THE SITE AND THE COURSES OFFERED ON THE SITE ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, HI DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. HI DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED ON THE SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT THE DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED OR THAT THE SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES THE SITE AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS ON WARRANTIES SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

HI may publicize and promote the outcomes of certain participants in its Courses. We do not, however, guarantee any outcome, including receiving employment or a particular salary. Wherever HI publicizes outcomes, we will endeavor to provide specific guidance on the source of the data presented. Outcomes are highly variable and a function of market conditions beyond our control.

6. Intellectual Property Rights

Other than content you own, which you may have opted to include on this Website, under these Terms, HI and/or its licensors own all rights to the intellectual property and material contained in this Website, and all such rights are reserved.

You are granted a limited license only, subject to the restrictions provided in these Terms, for purposes of viewing the material contained on this Website.

6.1 Restrictions

You are expressly and emphatically restricted from all of the following:

  1. Downloading and publishing any Website material in any media;
  2. selling, sub-licensing and/or otherwise commercializing any Website material;
  3. publicly performing and/or showing any Website material;
  4. using this Website in any way that is, or may be, damaging to this Website;
  5. using this Website in any way that impacts user access to this Website;
  6. using this Website contrary to applicable laws and regulations, or in a way that causes, or may cause, harm to the Website, or to any person or business entity;
  7. engaging in any data mining, data harvesting, data extracting or any other similar activity in relation to this Website, or while using this Website;
  8. using this Website to engage in any advertising or marketing.

Certain areas of this Website are restricted from access by you and HI may further restrict access by you to any areas of this Website, at any time, in its sole and absolute discretion. Any user ID and password you may have for this Website are confidential and you must maintain confidentiality of such information.

6.2 Your Content

In these Website Standard Terms And Conditions, “Your Content” shall mean any audio, video, text, images or other material you choose to display on this Website. With respect to Your Content, by displaying it, you grant HI a non-exclusive, worldwide, irrevocable, royalty-free, sublicensable license to use, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate and distribute it in any and all media.

Your Content must be your own and must not be infringing on any third party’s rights. HI reserves the right to remove any of Your Content from this Website at any time, and for any reason, without notice.

7. No warranties (for the general website)

This Website is provided “as is,” with all faults, and HI makes no express or implied representations or warranties, of any kind related to this Website or the materials contained on this Website. Additionally, nothing contained on this Website shall be construed as providing consult or advice to you.

8. Use of the Site

We grant you a limited license to access and use the Site for your personal use, and to copy, distribute and transmit the content of this Site only to the extent that such copying, distribution and transmission is automatically done through your browser software incidentally to using the Site for your personal use. This license excludes the following uses: any resale or commercial use of this Site or its contents; any collection and use of any product listings or descriptions; any derivative use of this Site or its contents; or any use of data mining, robots or data gathering and extraction tools.

Except as permitted above, this Site or any portion of this Site or any HI website or site may not be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, visited or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose without our express written consent. Any unauthorized use terminates the permission or license granted by HI.

We reserve the right to change any information, features and functions of the Site without prior notice. We may refuse service or deny access to any or all parts of this Site to anyone for any reason. Use of the Site for any illegal or unauthorized purpose is strictly prohibited.

You agree not to use any device, software or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Courses or the Site or with any other person’s use of the Courses or the Site. You may not manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any message you send through the Site. You may not pretend that you are, or that you represent, someone else, or impersonate any other individual or entity. You may not use the Site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms.

8.1 Copyright

All information displayed, transmitted or carried on www.hics.com is protected by copyright and other intellectual property laws. You may not, under any circumstances, modify, publish, distribute, repost, perform, display or in any way commercially exploit any of the content on this web site.

 

9. Personal Information

You may be able to apply to Courses through the Site. When applying to Courses, you will be asked to provide us with personally identifiable information. Our collection of this personal information is subject to our Privacy Policy, which is incorporated into these Terms by reference and can be accessed by clicking this link. In addition, our Site may automatically gather personal information about your use of the Site through the use of cookies, web beacons and similar technology. This collection of personal information is also subject to our Privacy Policy. Like these Terms, our Privacy Policy is subject to change, so we encourage you to review it frequently.

10. Limitation of liability

In no event shall HI, nor any of its officers, directors and employees, be liable to you for anything arising out of or in any way connected with your use of this Website, whether such liability is under contract, tort or otherwise, and HI, including its officers, directors and employees shall not be liable for any indirect, consequential or special liability arising out of or in any way related to your use of this Website.

HI WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE SITE, EVEN IF RITHM HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY OR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

10. Indemnification

You hereby indemnify to the fullest extent HI from and against any and all liabilities, costs, demands, causes of action, damages and expenses (including reasonable attorney’s fees) arising out of or in any way related to your breach of any of the provisions of these Terms.

11. Severability

If any provision of these Terms is found to be unenforceable or invalid under any applicable law, such unenforceability or invalidity shall not render these Terms unenforceable or invalid as a whole, and such provisions shall be deleted without affecting the remaining provisions herein.

12. Trademarks

All trademarks, service marks and trade names of HI on the Site are trademarks or registered trademarks of HI. You may not use any meta tags or any other “hidden text” utilizing HI’s name or trademarks without our express written consent.

13. Third-Party Links and Sites

This Site may link to other websites operated by third parties, each of which have separate privacy and data collection practices independent of HI. You access these sites entirely at your own risk. We are not responsible for the availability, contents, products, services or use of any third party site, any website accessed from a third party site, any changes or updates to those sites or any consequences of you accessing those sites.

14. Assignment

HI shall be permitted to assign, transfer, and subcontract its rights and/or obligations under these Terms without any notification or consent required. However, .you shall not be permitted to assign, transfer, or subcontract any of your rights and/or obligations under these Terms.

15. Submissions

We welcome your feedback and comments regarding our products and services. However, we ask that you do not submit any creative ideas or suggestions to us. If you send us creative ideas or suggestions despite our request that you do not (an “unsolicited submission”), you acknowledge and agree that we may treat the unsolicited submission as non-confidential and non-proprietary and that you will receive no compensation for our use of the unsolicited submission.

16. Entire Agreement

These Terms, including any legal notices and disclaimers contained on this Website, constitute the entire agreement between HI and you in relation to your use of this Website, and supersede all prior agreements and understandings with respect to the same.

17. Governing Law & Jurisdiction

These Terms will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Pakistan, and you submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts located in Pakistan for the resolution of any disputes.

18. Miscellaneous

Until you purchase a Course, these Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and HI concerning your use of the Site. If you purchase or use any Course, your participation in that Course will also be subject to a separate agreement; any conflicts between these Terms and that separate agreement will be governed by the separate agreement.

Your use of the Site will be governed in all respects by the laws of the state of Pakistan, without regard to its conflict of laws principles.