Returns, Refunds and Exchanges Policy

Subscription Refunds

Due to the nature of the way our information is delivered, we do not offer refunds of any kind on our subscriptions. You may however cancel your subscription at anytime through your student account interface. If you have questions on how to cancel your subscription, please email karateacademyonline@gmaill.com.

How to Return an Item

All product items my be returned in its original unused condition within 30 days of purchase.

Please email sales@karateacademyonline.com to request additional information.

Mail your returned item to:

Karate Academy Online
369 Oxford Lane
King William, Virginia 23086

3. Include in your package a signed letter stating the reason for your return.

Return Exceptions

Some items cannot be returned if they are opened. Merchandise that has been worn, used, or altered will not be accepted for return or exchange.

Restocking Fee

All items are subject to a 20% restocking fee whichwill be deducted from your refund. We also do not refund the original shipping and handling that you paid on the order.

Exchanges

If your clothing item is in like new condition, you may exchange your clothing item for a different size or color, if applicable. You will not be subject to a restocking fee in this case, but you still will have to pay return shipping.

Payment Policy

Accepted Methods of Payment

Credit Card (Visa, Master Card, Discover)

Your credit card will be charged when you place your order. If we are not able to fulfill your order for any reason your credit card will be refunded.

 

Your bank statement will reflect “karateacademyonline” in association to your subscription. Subscriptions will continue to be billed monthly until cancelled through your student account interface.

 Shipping Policy

Turnaround

All product orders are shipped within 72 hours Monday – Friday 8am – 5pm.

We use the following carriers to deliver our orders:

USPS or UPS

Shipping Rates

The rate charged for the shipping of your order is included in the price of our items. In essence, SHIPPING is FREE.

Back Orders

If an item goes on back order we will ship you the part of your order that is in stock. When the back ordered item becomes available we will ship you the rest of your order.

TERMS of USE

1.      Acceptance of the Agreement

Thank you for visiting Karate Academy Online website, [hereinafter: The Academy]. By using The Academy website, you signify your agreement to these Terms of Use as set forth below. The Academy reserves the right to change, modify, add, or remove portions of these terms at any time. Please read these terms carefully, and check periodically for changes. By using The Academy website, you agree to comply, and be bound by, all changes that occur to these Terms of Use. It is highly recommended that you regularly review the Terms of Use page, in order to become aware of any new additions. However, by using any part of The Academy website, you agree that you are constructively aware of all terms set below, even if these terms are recently added. Further, the Academy will not send notification to its known users concerning changes to these Terms of Use. If any specific term within these Terms of Use are deemed illegal, or void, such determination shall not alter all remaining provisions not specifically deemed illegal or void.

Every user of The Academy website is constructively aware of the following Warning:

WARNING:

THE STUDY OF KARATE, AND ITS DERIVATIVE MARTIAL ARTS FORMS, IS AN ACTIVITY THAT PRESENTS REAL, AND, AT TIMES, SUBSTANTIAL RISK OF PHYSICAL INJURY. THE ACADEMY WEBSITE IS OFFERING INSTRUCTION IN THE MARTIAL ARTS IN A MEDIA PROHIBITING DIRECT SUPERVISION BY THE ACADEMY STAFF. THEREFORE, ALL USERS ASSUME INDIVIDUAL RESPONSIBILITY FOR CONSULTING WITH THEIR PERSONAL PHYSICIAN. ALL USERS MUST ASSUME ALL RISKS THAT ARE ASSOCIATED WITH THE STUDY OF MARTIAL ARTS.

 

2.      Limited Right to Use

Subject to exceptions provided below, when you become a registered member of The Academy website, you are granted a non-exclusive, non-transferrable, revocable license (a) to access and use The Academy website strictly in accordance with these Terms of Use; (b) to use The Academy website solely for internal, personal, non-commercial purposes; and (c) to print out material from The Academy website solely for internal, personal, and non-commercial purposes and provided you maintain, and honor, all copyright and other policies contained therein. No print out or electronic version of any part of The Academy website or its contents may be used by you in any litigation or arbitration whatsoever under any circumstances.

To become a Member of The Academy website, you must complete the registration process provided elsewhere in this site. When and if you register with The Academy website, you agree to provide in your registration accurate, current and complete information about yourself. Further, you agree to maintain and update your registration information to keep it accurate, current, and complete. By submitting a registration form to The Academy website, you explicitly agree that if any of your offered information is inaccurate, untrue, incomplete, or outdated in any respect, The Academy reserves the right to terminate your use of this site, and to invalidate any rights you receive through the Terms of Use.

By becoming a member to The Academy website, you represent that you are at least 18 years old, legally of age to enter into a contract, and legally capable of releasing The Academy of liability. Because The Academy is unable to guarantee that any member to its website is who they claim to be, The Academy expressly refuses to accept responsibility or liability for any content, communication or other use or access to this site by persons under the age of 18 years old, in violation of there Terms.

Upon becoming a member to The Academy website, a license shall be issued to a single individual, even if such individual is a member of a group, or a group sponsor. Each license provided by The Academy shall designate the entire scope of permitted use associated with the license given. The licensee is solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the issued username and password, and for all activities that are conducted through the licensee’s account. Each licensee shall assume a non-delegable duty to accept all responsibility for activity associated with the licensee’s account, including safeguarding all copyright privileges associated with this site.

Note For Guardians: If the licensee is permitted to permit access to this site to persons under 18 years old, the licensee is solely responsible for supervising the content reviewed by such persons under 18 years old, and the licensee shall accept full, and absolute, legal responsibility for ensuring that any person under 18 years old, accessing this site, is supervised adequately to safeguard the physical well-being of such visitors, and ensuring that such visitors does not provide information on the site that is prohibited under state or federal law.

 

§ 3.      Disclaimer

The information, content and documents from or through the site are provided “as-is,” “as available,” with “all faults”, and all warranties, express or implied, are disclaimed (including but not limited to the disclaimer of any implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose). Although we strive to provide seamless and perfect services, the information and services may contain bugs, errors, problems or other limitations from time to time.

Through The Academy website we endeavor to produce valuable direction toward learning the Martial Arts, however, this training can be physically demanding. If you have any doubts concerning your physical abilities to undertake training from The Academy, we strongly encourage you to consult with your physician before becoming a member.

To the full extent permissible under state and federal law, The Academy website specifically disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, as permitted, but not limited to, the implied warranty of merchant ability and fitness for a particular purpose, as relates to the instructional materials provided by The Academy website, and all merchandise offered through The Academy website (although, Members may exercise all legal rights against the manufacturer of all defective, or flawed, merchandise purchased at The Academy website).

 

§ 4.      Limitation of Liability

Under no circumstances and under no legal or equitable theory, whether in tort, contract, strict liability or otherwise, shall The Academy website, its employees, directors, officers, agents, vendors or suppliers be liable to you or to any other person for any indirect, special, incidental or consequential losses or damages of any nature arising out of or in connection with the use of or inability to use The Academy web site. This limitation of liability includes, without limitation, the following: damages for lost profits, loss of goodwill, loss of data, work stoppage, accuracy of results, or computer failure or malfunction. Further, the above limitation of liability applies even if an authorized representative of The Academy website has knowledge, should have possessed knowledge, or had been formerly advised, of the possibility of such damages. In no event will The Academy website be liable for any damages in excess of the Membership fees paid by you in connection with your use of the site

 

§ 5.      Waiver of Liability

As a precondition for Membership to The Academy, all users must agree to the following waiver of liability. Payment of subscription dues to The Academy, creates automatic agreement to the waiver identified immediately below. Further, signature to any additional waiver of liability offered by The Academy staff does not vacate, or rescind, the waiver listed below, rather additional waivers will co-exist with the waiver below, duplicating the understanding between the Member and The Academy website.

As a Term of Use related to any activity, program, or other offering within The Academy website, all Members, guests, or even unauthorized users of The Academy website, or user of any material found within The Academy website hereby acknowledges the following

WAIVER OR LIABILITY:

Member/User/Guest/visitor (authorized or unauthorized) hereby affirms that he/she is in good health and is aware that all activities, especially those with regard to actual physical training in the martial arts, are entirely voluntary, and any member/user/guest/visitor (authorized or unauthorized) can at any time elect not to partake in any activity which he/she feels may involve some element of risk or discomfort to his/her person. Accordingly, the member/user/guest/ visitor (authorized or unauthorized) accepts all conditions of membership (including those which The Academy may have incorporated elsewhere in the Membership forms or Terms of Use) and agrees to hold The Academy website, its affiliated schools, and all other Academy instructors and members harmless from liability for damages for any injuries, including but not limited to death and disability, arising from any of the activities of the organization. I also understand that no treatment for injuries sustained will be rendered by The Academy staff, or offered anywhere within The Academy website.

Signed by operation of law on the date that The Academy website is accessed, either legally or illegally, and constructively signed at the time that any Member completes any purchase of any product or service offered through The Academy website.

 

§ 6.      Indemnification

As a precondition to using The Academy website, you agree to indemnify, defend and hold The Academy, our officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives harmless from and against any and all claims, damages, losses, liabilities, costs (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) or other expenses that arise directly or indirectly out of or from (i) your breach of this Agreement; (ii) your activities in connection with use of The Academy website, and/or (iii) your failure to safeguard the material in this website, such that any third party gains access, and distributes, copyrighted material belonging to The Academy website . This indemnity shall be applicable without regard to the negligence of any party, including any indemnified person.

 

§ 7.      Forum Selection

These Terms of Use shall be governed by, construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the State of Virginia, and any nonresident of the State of Virginia agrees to forego federal jurisdiction over any claims alleged against The Academy website, its employees, affiliates, officers, or instructors, should such federal jurisdiction otherwise exist.

 

§ 8.      Termination

The above Terms of Use are effective unless, and until, these terms are terminated by either you or The Academy. You may terminate the Term of Use agreement at any time. Termination on your part REQUIRES that you immediately cease all future use The Academy website. The Academy may also terminate the Terms of Use agreement, and may without warning, deny you access to this site, if The Academy concludes that you have failed to comply with any term or condition of the Terms of Use agreement. You do not have any right to appeal The Academy’s decision to revoke your access to this site.

Upon any termination of the Terms of Use agreement, by either you or The Academy, you are required to promptly destroy all materials downloaded or otherwise obtained from this Site, unless you have otherwise acquired a reoccurring right to use such materials, and your use is in compliance with the license acquired at the time of purchase.

 

§ 9.      Copyright

Unless otherwise noted, all materials within The Academy website, including images, text material, illustrations, designs, icons, photographs, drawings, program content, video clips and other materials that are part of The Academy website are protected by copyright, trade mark, or intellectual property rights, as established by international and U.S. copyright laws. The Academy specifically reserves all its copyright, trade mark, and intellectual property, rights as existing under U.S. and international copyright laws.

Use of any material within The Academy website, without specific authorization, shall be deemed an infringement of copyright, trademark, or intellectual property rights held by The Academy website.

 

§ 10.    Children’s Online Protection Act (COPPA)

The Academy website deems itself exempt from the provisions of COPPA, and specifically is not targeting children under the age of 13 for participation in programs offered through this website. Only persons of sufficient age to contract in the state of Virginia are permitted to become Members to The Academy website. No effort is taken on the part of The Academy website to gather, save, or otherwise maintain, any information it receives from persons under the age of 13, with or without parental consent. It is understood that any requests for information submitted to The Academy website, if originating from a person under the age of 13, is submitted specifically for the limited purpose of obtaining pricing, or in depth program review, information from The Academy website. If a person under 13 provides an e-mail address, home address, or telephone number, in connection with a request for information by The Academy, such information shall not be retained by The Academy after the requested information has been provided.

The programs, and materials, offered by The Academy website are explicitly for persons of sufficient age to enter into contract, and waive liability. The Academy is unable to verify the age of every person who requests information from The Academy website, and as such, it is a Term of Use that only persons over 13 years of age are permitted to request information from The Academy website, and only persons over 18 years of age can become members of The Academy website. Subject to any specific terms and conditions established within the licensing agreement purchased by each member.