ULearn English School Terms & Conditions

A) Provision of Services

1. Age
Minimum age for our adult school is 16 years

2. Classes
Each class hour is 60 minutes.

3. Fees
Fees include: placement test, tuition, handouts, use of computers, beverages, and end of course certificate. Fees do not include: exam fees, lunch or other meals, health insurance, and bank / paypal charges.
A registration fee of €50 will be charged on all courses. Students must only pay this fee once.

4. Airport Transfers
ULearn can arrange for you to be met at Dublin Airport and taken by car to your accommodation. The cost of this service is €70. The transfer service is available between 08:00 – 23:00 and is available on
arrival only. It may be possible to arrange a transfer outside these hours, in which case a supplement of €30 is payable.

5. ULearn Calendar
ULearn will close on the following public holidays: 

Christmas Holidays 2012: ULearn will close for 2 weeks from December 21st 2011 until January 7th 2012
St Patricks Day – Monday, March 18th
Good Friday – Friday, March 29th
Easter Monday – Monday, April 1st
May Bank Holiday – Monday, May 6th
June Bank Holiday – Monday, June 3rd
August Bank Holiday – Monday, August 5th
October Bank Holiday – Monday, October 28th
Christmas Holidays 2013: ULearn will close for 2 weeks from December 20th 2013 until January 6th 2014
Please note that no lessons will take place on the above days There is no reduction in fees when a course includes a public holiday and classes are not compensated for.

6. Accommodation
A booking fee of €65 will be charged on all accommodation bookings. Host Family Price based on 7 night stay beginning from Saturday or Sunday Options include half board Monday Friday and full board at weekends or breakfast only located in Dublin suburbs. Average travel time of 45 minutes on public transport (either bus or tram) to the school though this may be longer at peak traffic times.
Self-Catering Apartment based on 7 nights, beginning from Saturday or Sunday.
Selfcatering: no meals included
Hostel: Based on 7 nights, beginning from any day Continental breakfast included. No lunch or dinner meals.
Accommodation during Christmas holidays:
It may be possible for you to stay in a host family during the Christmas period at no extra cost but availability must be checked with ULearn first. It is possible to stay in both Apartment and Hostel accommodations during Christmas holidays at no extra cost. 

7. Insurance
All students are advised to take out private medical and travel insurance. All EU nationals should bring a European Health Insurance Card which covers public medical care.

8. Visas
NonEU nationals should contact their local Irish embassy or Consulate or visit the Department of Justice website (www.justice.ie) for details of visa requirements. ULearn offers an efficient visa support service.

9. Payment
Full payment of fees is due 2 weeks prior to the starting date. Payment can be made by any of the following ways 

a. Bank transfer to the following account:
Bank: Bank of Ireland,
Dublin 6,

Account Name: ULearn Limited
Account Number: 90814728
Sort Code: 900172
IBAN: IE50 BOFI 9001 7290 8147 28

b. Paypal to the following account:

c. Credit Card (Visa, Visa Electron, Visa Pay,
Mastercard, Maestro, Discover, Diners,

d. Cash, Cheque or Eurocheque 

Important Payment Notes:
Bank / Paypal charges are not included in the fees and must be paid by the sender Payment
is due two weeks before the start of the booked course Please always state student name on the
bank transfer.

10. Cancellation
- Bookings may be cancelled up to 2 weeks prior to commencement of course with a €75 administration penalty. Where accommodation has been booked an additional €95 penalty applies. 
- For cancellations 1 to 7 days before the course begins, 50% of the full amount will be refunded (minimum cancellation fee is €75). 
- There is NO refund for any cancellation once the course has commenced. This includes late arrival, early departure, or days missed during the course. 
- At least 48 hours is required to cancel or reschedule an individual lesson without cost. Lessons cancelled with less than 24 hours’ notice will be charged at the full price of the lesson. 
- A fee of €200 applies to cancellations due to visa refusal (visa refusal documentation required for refunds). 
- All accommodation cancellations after arrival are non-refundable. The same applies if you have to shorten your stay – payment is non-refundable. No shows, failure to arrive or postponement incurs charges in full from the booking date.

If a visa application is refused by the Department of Justice, a €150 charge will apply. Refunds will be processed upon receipt of the official visa refusal letter.

All cancellations must be sent in writing – either by email or post – to ULearn.

11. Refunds
No refunds will be made after a course has started. In the case of illness, students may ask for a course to be postponed to a later date. In this case, the school will require a medical certificate. Courses and accommodation bookings may not be carried over year to year.


B) Web Site Terms and Conditions of Use

1. Terms

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2. Use License

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    5. transfer the materials to another person or "mirror" the materials on any other server.
  2. This license shall automatically terminate if you violate any of these restrictions and may be terminated by ULearn Limited at any time. Upon terminating your viewing of these materials or upon the termination of this license, you must destroy any downloaded materials in your possession whether in electronic or printed format.

3. Disclaimer

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4. Limitations

In no event shall ULearn Limited or its suppliers be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption,) arising out of the use or inability to use the materials on ULearn Limited's Internet site, even if ULearn Limited or a ULearn Limited authorized representative has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage. Because some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties, or limitations of liability for consequential or incidental damages, these limitations may not apply to you.

5. Revisions and Errata

The materials appearing on ULearn Limited's web site could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. ULearn Limited does not warrant that any of the materials on its web site are accurate, complete, or current. ULearn Limited may make changes to the materials contained on its web site at any time without notice. ULearn Limited does not, however, make any commitment to update the materials.

6. Links

ULearn Limited has not reviewed all of the sites linked to its Internet web site and is not responsible for the contents of any such linked site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by ULearn Limited of the site. Use of any such linked web site is at the user's own risk.

7. Site Terms of Use Modifications

ULearn Limited may revise these terms of use for its web site at any time without notice. By using this web site you are agreeing to be bound by the then current version of these Terms and Conditions of Use.

8. Governing Law

Any claim relating to ULearn Limited's web site shall be governed by the laws of the Republic of Ireland without regard to its conflict of law provisions.

General Terms and Conditions applicable to Use of a Web Site.

Privacy Policy

Your privacy is very important to us. Accordingly, we have developed this Policy in order for you to understand how we collect, use, communicate and disclose and make use of personal information. The following outlines our privacy policy.

  • Before or at the time of collecting personal information, we will identify the purposes for which information is being collected.
  • We will collect and use of personal information solely with the objective of fulfilling those purposes specified by us and for other compatible purposes, unless we obtain the consent of the individual concerned or as required by law.
  • We will only retain personal information as long as necessary for the fulfillment of those purposes.
  • We will collect personal information by lawful and fair means and, where appropriate, with the knowledge or consent of the individual concerned.
  • Personal data should be relevant to the purposes for which it is to be used, and, to the extent necessary for those purposes, should be accurate, complete, and up-to-date.
  • We will protect personal information by reasonable security safeguards against loss or theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or modification.
  • We will make readily available to customers information about our policies and practices relating to the management of personal information.

We are committed to conducting our business in accordance with these principles in order to ensure that the confidentiality of personal information is protected and maintained.