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Terms and Conditions

Welcome to LAPT Website

These terms and conditions outline the rules and regulations for the use of the LAPT Website.

By accessing this website we assume you accept these terms and conditions. Do not continue to use the LAPT website if you do not agree to take all of the terms and conditions stated on this page. 

The following terminology applies to these Terms and Conditions, Privacy Statement and Disclaimer Notice and all Agreements: "Client", "You" and "Your" refers to you, the person log on this website and compliant to the Company’s terms and conditions. "The Company", "Ourselves", "We", "Our" and "Us", refers to our Company. "Party", "Parties", or "Us", refers to both the Client and ourselves. All terms refer to the offer, acceptance and consideration of payment necessary to undertake the process of our assistance to the Client in the most appropriate manner for the express purpose of meeting the Client’s needs in respect of provision of the Company’s stated services, in accordance with and subject to, prevailing law of Netherlands. Any use of the above terminology or other words in the singular, plural, capitalization and/or he/she or they, are taken as interchangeable and therefore as referring to same.

Cookies

We employ the use of cookies. By accessing LAPT, you agreed to use cookies in agreement with the LAPT's Privacy Policy.

Most interactive websites use cookies to let us retrieve the user’s details for each visit. Cookies are used by our website to enable the functionality of certain areas to make it easier for people visiting our website. Some of our affiliate/advertising partners may also use cookies.

License

Unless otherwise stated, LAPT and/or its licensors own the intellectual property rights for all material on LAPT. All intellectual property rights are reserved. You may access this from LAPT for your own personal use subjected to restrictions set in these terms and conditions.

You must not:

  • Republish material from LAPT
  • Sell, rent or sub-license material from LAPT
  • Reproduce, duplicate or copy material from LAPT
  • Redistribute content from LAPT

This Agreement shall begin on the date hereof.

Parts of this website offer an opportunity for users to post and exchange opinions and information in certain areas of the website. LAPT does not filter, edit, publish or review Comments prior to their presence on the website. Comments do not reflect the views and opinions of LAPT, its agents and/or affiliates. Comments reflect the views and opinions of the person who post their views and opinions. To the extent permitted by applicable laws, LAPT shall not be liable for the Comments or for any liability, damages or expenses caused and/or suffered as a result of any use of and/or posting of and/or appearance of the Comments on this website.

LAPT reserves the right to monitor all Comments and to remove any Comments which can be considered inappropriate, offensive or causes breach of these Terms and Conditions.

You warrant and represent that:

  • You are entitled to post the Comments on our website and have all necessary licenses and consents to do so;
  • The Comments do not invade any intellectual property right, including without limitation copyright, patent or trademark of any third party;
  • The Comments do not contain any defamatory, libelous, offensive, indecent or otherwise unlawful material which is an invasion of privacy
  • The Comments will not be used to solicit or promote business or custom or present commercial activities or unlawful activity.

You hereby grant LAPT a non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, edit and authorize others to use, reproduce and edit any of your Comments in any and all forms, formats or media.

Hyperlinking to our Content

The following organizations may link to our Website without prior written approval:

  • Government agencies;
  • Search engines;
  • News organizations;
  • Online directory distributors may link to our Website in the same manner as they hyperlink to the Websites of other listed businesses; and
  • System wide Accredited Businesses except soliciting non-profit organizations, charity shopping malls, and charity fundraising groups which may not hyperlink to our Web site.

These organizations may link to our home page, to publications or to other Website information so long as the link: (a) is not in any way deceptive; (b) does not falsely imply sponsorship, endorsement or approval of the linking party and its products and/or services; and (c) fits within the context of the linking party’s site.

We may consider and approve other link requests from the following types of organizations:

  • commonly-known consumer and/or business information sources;
  • dot.com community sites;
  • associations or other groups representing charities;
  • online directory distributors;
  • internet portals;
  • accounting, law and consulting firms; and
  • educational institutions and trade associations.

We will approve link requests from these organizations if we decide that: (a) the link would not make us look unfavorably to ourselves or to our accredited businesses; (b) the organization does not have any negative records with us; (c) the benefit to us from the visibility of the hyperlink compensates the absence of LAPT; and (d) the link is in the context of general resource information.

These organizations may link to our home page so long as the link: (a) is not in any way deceptive; (b) does not falsely imply sponsorship, endorsement or approval of the linking party and its products or services; and (c) fits within the context of the linking party’s site.

If you are one of the organizations listed in paragraph 2 above and are interested in linking to our website, you must inform us by sending an e-mail to LAPT. Please include your name, your organization name, contact information as well as the URL of your site, a list of any URLs from which you intend to link to our Website, and a list of the URLs on our site to which you would like to link. Wait 2-3 weeks for a response.

Approved organizations may hyperlink to our Website as follows:

  • By use of our corporate name; or
  • By use of the uniform resource locator being linked to; or
  • By use of any other description of our Website being linked to that makes sense within the context and format of content on the linking party’s site.

No use of LAPT's logo or other artwork will be allowed for linking absent a trademark license agreement.

iFrames

Without prior approval and written permission, you may not create frames around our Webpages that alter in any way the visual presentation or appearance of our Website.

Content Liability

We shall not be hold responsible for any content that appears on your Website. You agree to protect and defend us against all claims that is rising on your Website. No link(s) should appear on any Website that may be interpreted as libellous, obscene or criminal, or which infringes, otherwise violates, or advocates the infringement or other violation of, any third party rights.

Your Privacy

Please read Privacy Policy

Reservation of Rights

We reserve the right to request that you remove all links or any particular link to our Website. You approve to immediately remove all links to our Website upon request. We also reserve the right to amen these terms and conditions and it’s linking policy at any time. By continuously linking to our Website, you agree to be bound to and follow these linking terms and conditions.

Removal of links from our website

If you find any link on our Website that is offensive for any reason, you are free to contact and inform us any moment. We will consider requests to remove links but we are not obligated to or so or to respond to you directly.

We do not ensure that the information on this website is correct, we do not warrant its completeness or accuracy; nor do we promise to ensure that the website remains available or that the material on the website is kept up to date.

Disclaimer

To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, we exclude all representations, warranties and conditions relating to our website and the use of this website. Nothing in this disclaimer will:

  • limit or exclude our or your liability for death or personal injury;
  • limit or exclude our or your liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation;
  • limit any of our or your liabilities in any way that is not permitted under applicable law; or
  • exclude any of our or your liabilities that may not be excluded under applicable law.

The limitations and prohibitions of liability set in this Section and elsewhere in this disclaimer: (a) are subject to the preceding paragraph; and (b) govern all liabilities arising under the disclaimer, including liabilities arising in contract, in tort and for breach of statutory duty.

As long as the website and the information and services on the website are provided free of charge, we will not be liable for any loss or damage of any nature.

 

LAPT Users

If you are logged in to the LAPT website you have accepted all the information, terms and conditions mentioned on this page. These terms are applicable to all users

  1. Students/Learners

  2. Instructors/Trainers/Training Providers

  3. Assessors/Examiners/Moderators

  4. Accredited Training Centres

  5. Country/State/City Franchise of LAPT

  6. Affiliates

Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to us. It is LAPT's policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect from you across our website, http://lapt.org, and other sites we own and operate.

We only ask for personal information when we truly need it to provide a service to you. We collect it by fair and lawful means, with your knowledge and consent. We also let you know why we’re collecting it and how it will be used.

We only retain collected information for as long as necessary to provide you with your requested service. What data we store, we’ll protect within commercially acceptable means to prevent loss and theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or modification.

We don’t share any personally identifying information publicly or with third-parties, except when required to by law.

Our website may link to external sites that are not operated by us. Please be aware that we have no control over the content and practices of these sites, and cannot accept responsibility or liability for their respective privacy policies.

You are free to refuse our request for your personal information, with the understanding that we may be unable to provide you with some of your desired services.

Your continued use of our website will be regarded as acceptance of our practices around privacy and personal information. If you have any questions about how we handle user data and personal information, feel free to contact us.

This policy is effective as of 4 July 2020.

 

LAPT Certified Trainer

Please read the terms of LAPT Certified Trainers. You need to apply as a trainer for the courses listed on the LAPT website. If your profile is approved you shall be able to register the student and publish your training schedule under your approved course. 

When you get approved as a trainer you get a trainers dashboard that you utilise to manage your assigned training courses. You will be able to see your learners, check their assignments, assess them and manage your training delivery.

Training Schedule

The training schedule shall be listed under your profile. You shall be able to publish your own training schedule for the courses you are certified to train. The schedules can be-

1. Online Training to global online learners

2. Onsite training to local learners

3. E-Learning Schedule- Training videos of your previous classes

 

LAPT Qualifications

LAPT offers training courses (ILT, VILT and E-Learning) and awards industry recognised employable certification benchmarked on the basis of its proctored assessments and examination. On-site proctoring, as well as on-site proctoring, is managed by the LAPT team. 

LAPT Hospitality exams are also available on Pearson VUE testing centres in 180 countries.

LAPT Accredited Online E-Learning (Video) Courses

As a certified trainer, you can also publish your own video-based E-learning courses. We accredit online video-based training. Your learners can be certified based on the accreditation process of LAPT.

If you are a subject matter expert, with professional work experience get your courses accredit by LAPT. Please read "Course Accreditation and Qualification Development" for more details. You need to send us your course details including the assessment methods.

This will enable your learners to get certified by LAPT. To get your courses accredited by LAPT it should follow a structured framework which includes standard learning outcome and trustable assessment procedures. 

Level of Accreditation

Based on the course structure duration, framework, learning outcome and assessments the courses shall be accredited at 

1. Certificate Level

2. Advanced Certificate Level

3. Diploma Level

4. Advanced Diploma Level/Post-Graduate Diploma Level

We invite working professionals and trainers to get their courses accredited by LAPT and convert their professional expertise into professional certification. The qualification certificate is jointly awarded and can grow with the LAPT network of accredited training academies.

Requirement

You should be a subject matter expert in your industry. The courses you offer should have a clear career progression and route. The certified learners should be offered career guidelines on getting placed in that industry.

Who can apply for LAPT Accreditation 

1. Any single applicant,

2. Team of professionals or

3. Any training academy

4. Software or IT development company

5. Any business that wants to establish a global qualification framework

can apply for course accreditation.

Procedure

1. Submit course description, industry and profile of the applicant (Team, academy, company etc)

2. If we agree on providing accreditation services to your courses we send you a written confirmation with a non-disclosure agreement.

3. You need to sign NDA and we send you an accreditation and validation service agreement with all financial terms.

4. The Training provider submit the course syllabus, teaching methodology, training content resources and exam model

5. LAPT Technical committee will audit and evaluate the course.

6. Upon approval by the LACE Board members, LAPT will approve and recognize the course provided by the training provider.

7. The Certification shall be listed under LAPT Academies and we can now start delivering the course through LAPT Certified Trainers and academies

Assessments

1. Examination- If the skill can be assessed by a multiple-choice/written based quiz, learners shall qualify the minimum required marks.

2. Assessments- Video-based assessments or live online assessments shall be conducted if the skills cannot be measured through multiple choice/written questions.

Levels

Learners shall be awarded the following qualification based on the duration and assessments of the course-

Certificate Level- Any course of up to 30 hours duration

Advanced Certificate Level- Above 30 hours to 60 hours

Diploma Level- ABove 60 hours to 100 hours

Advanced Diploma Level - Above 100 Hours

Minimum Qualification Requirements

1. No minimum qualification requirement for certificate and advanced certificate

2. Minimum 10th grade for Diploma Level Courses

3. Minimum 12th Grade for Advanced Diploma Courses

 

Training Providers Terms

Term training provider, instructor, teacher, LAPT Certified trainer are the same.

Logging in as a training provider is as per the terms mentioned below. LAPT reserves the right to amend, edit, remove and add content to these terms and condition.

Along with these terms, you also agree with all other terms and condition mentioned on this page

Instructors’ contracts are on a one-on-one basis with the company irrespective of any payment facilitation by any LAPT subdivision.

As an instructor, you are contracting directly with LAPT LTD (a company incorporated in England and Wales with company number 04984798) on a freelance basis. You shall be working on a per hour bases or revenue-sharing model as mentioned in training providers terms. Training Provider is a sellers account. You will be able to sell your training services. You can also publish and sell your content in accordance with the terms, guidelines and policies mentioned on this page (Side Panel)

Your responsibility as a LAPT Certified Trainer

An instructor takes full accountability for any content he/she posts on the platform (“submitted content”)

An instructor confirms that:

  • The accounts  information is correct;
  • He or she is fully authorized to enable LAPT to use their content as per this document;
  • Submitted documents do not violate copyrights;
  • He/she is legally qualified and  authorized to offer the services they post;
  • He/she guarantees quality work that concurs with the set standards.

An instructor guarantees the following;

  • The posts will be kept free from any defamatory, racially discriminating, despicable, intransigent, obscene, or false content;
  • He/she shall not share any unauthorized materials on the platform.
  • He or she shall on only use the platform for its rightful purpose;
  • He/she would not take part in any undertakings that require LAPT s unintended duties;
  • He/she will not obstruct or hinder other instructors from offering their services;
  • They will not misappropriate the company’s resources; and
  • They will not imitate other instructors or gain access to their accounts with no permission.

2. Authorization.

The instructor offers the company permission as indicated by the terms of service to modify, market, and deliver the submitted content to students at will.

An instructor has the right to detach whole or part of their submitted content in a normal situation, including those available at the company's promotion policy.

An instructor offers full permission to the company to use parts or a whole of their submitted content for any purpose resulting in better service delivery to its clients.  Any personal information of the instructor that may include photos, voice, or name can also be used by the company, provided the information is allowable by the governing authorities.

3 Trust and safety.

3.1 Trust and safety policies.

An instructor complies with LAPT on standard Trust and Safety policies, together with the restricted topic policies in the training industry. Service access on the platform is also dependant on the company's approval. The company at any moment has the authority to prohibit an instructor, remove their work, or delay payments in cases indicated below;

  • A course fails to meet LAPT required standards;
  • An instructor threatens the company’s reputation;
  • An instructor illegally cooperates with a third party that does not concur that LAPTS policies;
  • Or as decided by the company in its view.
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3.2 Relationships to other users

The only way a training provider relates to the students is over the LAPTs platform; therefore, any personal information about a student can rightfully be accessed by an instructor through LAPT. A student's data acquired through the platform is only supposed to be used by the instructor for the right purposes. The instructor takes full account of any inappropriate use of a student's personal information.

3.3Anti-Piracy Efforts

An instructor’s account and courses are primarily protected against depredation from unauthorized persons by the company and its anti-piracy partners. Any enforcement required to safeguard the instructor's intellectual property will be done by the company and the mentioned partners.

The company will uphold the company's above authorization unless the instructor nullifies them by sending an email to the company’s mailbox (piracy@LAPT.com) with subject precisely phrased as "Revoke Anti-Privacy protection rights." The above email information is implemented within 48 hours.

4. Pricing

4.1 Price setting

An instructor is given a (“base price”) to select for his/her course.

4.2 Applicable Taxes.

The company collects taxes and pays them to any required transaction costs or relevant authorities in which a student makes a purchase of an instructor’s products and services.

5 Earnings

5.1 Payment division.

Once a course purchase is made by a student, the "gross amount” is subjected to the following deductions before the tutor's net pay "net amount” is awarded to the instructor

  • Any applicable transaction taxes;
  • An instructor account receives a 50% post-deductions share of the net pay if the learner has been registered through advertising and promotion of LAPT
  • An instructor account receives 70% to 90% post-deductions share of the net pay if the learner has been registered by a training provider through student registration vouchers
  • In the event of any modifications on this payment rate, the company notifies the instructor via email or notice, whereas an instructor with a promotional programs account receives a different payment rate.

Tutor payments are made in GBP or U.S. Dollars. The company covers processing costs; however, the instructor covered currency conversion and fees needed in the wiring. 

5.2 Receiving payments

An instructor receives payment PayPal payment accounts. Taxes details and a valid email account is also required. The company has the authority to deny payment if an instructor fails to provide the required information on the above requirements.

An instructor is accountable for any taxes imposed on his/her income. Payments are given in a maximum period of 45days from the end of the month that the company received remittances from clients.

It is the responsibility of an instructor to determine whether they deserve the payment. In the case of fraud or any form of law violation, LAPT has a right to deny payments.

Any undelivered payments will be passed to the instructor’s government according to the company’s legal obligation.

5.3 Refunds

Students have a right to be refunded; therefore, no payment is given to an instructor whose client has been refunded.

LAPT has the right to obtain money from the instructor if a student requires a refund after the payment has been made to the instructor. This obtaining can be done either by getting it from the next price accorded to the instructor or asking the instructor to reverse his/her payment.

6 Trademarks

Concurrence to the following specifications guarantees a published instructor access to the utilization of trademarks:

  • Use the trademarks in accordance with the company's laws.
  • Only use the trademarks for marketing your course;
  • Stop the use of trademarks immediately when prompted to do so by the company.

An instructor should not;

  • Use the trademark to mislead;
  • Use the trademark to portray that you receive support from the company;
  • Use the trademark in a way that dishonours the laws of your country. 

7 Sanctions 

An instructor confirms that he/ she is not subject to any international export and suction restrictions whether in the place of an individual or an organization for which the instructor stands. In subjection to these international restrictions, while the instructor is working with LAPT, he/she must notify the company within 24hours. 

8. Account removal

Training Providers can send an email to the web admin at info@lapt.org and request his account removal. When the instructor deletes an active account, the submitted content is still accessible to the students utilizing the account before the deletion. Moreover, any payments yet undelivered to you will be made before the account is deleted. Any difficulties occurring while deleting an account can be sorted out through the company's chat support.

Accounts are deactivated and not fully remove as the courses and learners records are associated with the training providers name.

9 Various lawful terms

9.1 Reviewing

LAPT does an occasional review of their terms of service. Whenever an update arises, instructors get notified either by an email provided by them or a notice on the platform. These modifications are effected on the day of notification. Further working with the company after the revision implies that the individual agrees with the new terms.

9.2 Correlation

An instructor and the company do not share any relationship other than the student-instructor interface.

9.3 Extension

The sections of this document below remain unaffected by the lapse of these terms.

No Academic Credit

LAPT Certifications are developed by working professionals and subject matter experts. LAPT internal assessors board members approve the courses. The certifications are awarded based on the assessment procedure mentioned under each certification. A course completion certificate is awarded on completing the course.

Participation in or completion of Content Offerings does not confer any academic credit. You (Learner or student) agree not to accept credit for completing a Content Offering LAPT to LAPT instructors, the accredited Training Academies, Corporate Clients and Content Providers have no obligation to have Content Offerings recognized by any educational institution or accreditation organization.

 

Please also read the terms for removing your courses from the LAPT site. As a user of the LAPT website, you can get your account removed or deactivated based on the following terms and condition.

1. Your profile can be deleted immediately if you have not published any courses on the LAPT platform. You need to send an email by your registered email id to info@lapt.org

2. If you have approved course and no learners are enrolled you can still get your profile deleted from the LAPT database

3. If your courses have learners your profile shall be deactivated and shall not be available for login and public view, but not deleted from the database due to technical issues. The learners can still access their credentials from the LAPT website. You can ask for reactivation by sending an email through a registered email id.

4. If you are a certified student you cannot delete your records but you could deactivate your profile

5. If you are a user not enrolled in any course, you can send email to delete your account and it shall be deleted from LAPT database

for any clarification kindly reach us at info@lapt.org.

The courses are removed or deactivated based on the following terms and conditions-

1. Accredited courses can be removed based on the terms and condition of your signed agreement

2. For non accredited courses If your course has no learners, you need to send an email from your registered email id to info@lapt.org and your course shall be deleted from the LAPT database

2. If you have learners enrolled, free or paid, your course shall be deactivated and shall not be available for public viewing. Learners can still log in and see their credentials and courses.

3. At any time LAPT can deactivate the courses in case of any breach of copyright issues.

For any clarification please email us on info@lapt.org

Disclaimer of Student-Content Provider Relationship

Nothing in these Terms or otherwise with respect to your participation in any Content Offerings by Content Providers :

(a) establishes any relationship between you and any Content Provider;

(b) enrols or registers you in any Content Provider institution, or in any Content Offering offered by any Content Provider institution, or

(c) entitles you to use the resources of any Content Provider institution beyond participation in the Content Offering.

User Content

The Services enable you to share your content, such as homework, quizzes, exams, projects, other assignments you submit, posts you make in the forums, and the like ("User Content"), with Coursera, instructors, and/or other users. You retain all intellectual property rights in, and are responsible for, the User Content you create and share. User Content does not include course content or other materials made available on or placed on to the Coursera platform by or on behalf of Content Providers or their instructors using the Services or Content Offerings. As between Coursera and Content Providers, such Content Offerings are governed by the relevant agreements in place between Coursera and Content Providers.

How LAPT and Other LAPT Associates May Use User Content

You grant LAPT a fully-transferable, royalty-free, perpetual, sublicensable, non-exclusive, worldwide license to copy, distribute, modify, create derivative works based on, publicly perform, publicly display, and otherwise use the User Content.

This license includes granting LAPT the right to authorize Content Providers to use User Content with their registered students, on-site ILT learners, or Online VILT Learners or other learners independent of the Services.

We reserve the right to remove or modify User Content for any reason, including User Content that we believe violates these Terms or other policies