BPP University New York Bar

By | 27th April 2017

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BPP University New York Bar

Key Information

  • The New York State bar exam is exclusively administered by the New York State Board of Law Examiners. For qualifying details, please visit their website (www.nybarexam.org).

Additional Terms And Conditions for New York Bar Programme

These Additional Terms and Conditions apply to the New York Bar Programme run by BPP in conjunction with Pieper New York – Multistate Bar Review, Ltd. These Additional Terms and Conditions are in addition to the General Terms and Conditions and the Website Terms of Use (if you purchase the New York Bar Programme via the Website) that apply to the sale of any Classroom Course or Online Course.

These Additional Terms and Conditions apply to the New York Bar Programme only.

Please read these Additional Terms and Conditions carefully before purchasing the New York Bar Programme. Please print off or keep a copy of these Additional Terms and Conditions for your records. BPP will not file or otherwise keep a copy of the agreement concluded between you and BPP and a concluded agreement will not be available from BPP at a future time and date.

By ordering the New York Bar Programme, you are confirming your agreement to be bound by these Additional Terms and Conditions.

If there is any conflict between these Additional Terms and Conditions, the General Terms and Conditions and the Website Terms of Use, the conflict shall be resolved according to the following order of priority; (1) the Additional Terms and Conditions; (2) the General Terms and Conditions; and (3) the Website Terms of Use.

www.bpp.com is operated by BPP Professional Education Limited whose registered office is BPP House, Aldine Place, 142-144 Uxbridge Road, London W12 8AA, registered in England and Wales under company number 04546335, VAT registration number GB 466 4516 29, BPP PE Customer Services telephone number 02031 314 951.

 

1. Definitions

1.1. Words and expressions defined in the General Terms and Conditions have the same meaning in these Additional Terms and Conditions except to the extent that they are varied by these Additional Terms and Conditions.

1.2. In these Additional Terms and Conditions, the following terms have the following meanings:

Exam means the final examination paper relating to the New York Bar Programme as described in the New York Bar Programme handbook and which is set by the New York State Board of Law Examiners and sat in New York State, USA.

 

2. Cancellation and Deferral Terms

2.1. Clause 4 of the General Terms and Conditions shall not apply to your purchase of the New York Bar Programme.

2.2. Under the Consumer Protection (Distance Selling) Regulations 2000 (“Distance Selling Regulations”) you may cancel your purchase of the New York Bar Programme within a period of 7 working days beginning on the day after the day on which the contract is concluded with you as notified by email or postal confirmation from BPP in accordance with these Terms. For further details of you rights under the Distance Selling Regulations you can visit your local Citizens’ Advice Bureau or visit the Office of Fair Trading website.

2.3. BPP reserves the right to cancel the New York Bar Programme at any time up to 14 days prior to the commencement of such programme. If BPP cancel the New York Bar Programme, Clause 2.4 below will apply.

2.4. If you or BPP cancel the New York Bar Programme then subject to Clause 2.2, if you have chosen to pay the Course Fee, BPP will credit the Course Fee (less the relevant delivery charges as set out Clause 2.5 below) to your credit or debit card (that you used to pay the Course Fee) as appropriate (or if you have paid by cheque by sending you a cheque) within 28 days of receiving your notice of cancellation/giving notice to you of such cancellation. If you have chosen to invoice your employer and at the time of cancellation the relevant invoice has not yet been paid then such invoice will be cancelled. If you have chosen to invoice your employer and at the time of cancellation the relevant invoice has already been paid by your employer, the Course Fee (less the relevant delivery charges as set out Clause 2.5 below) will be credited to your employer’s BPP account within 28 days of receiving your notice of cancellation/giving notice to you of such cancellation. For monetary returns a request in writing to BPP Credit Control at creditcontrol@bpp.com is required. Monetary returns will not be made where there is an outstanding debit balance on the account. Monetary returns to your employer will be made by the same method of payment by which the Course Fee was paid.

2.5. If you cancel the New York Bar Programme within a period of 7 working days in accordance with Clause 2.2, BPP will deduct from any refund of your Course Fee the cost of any delivery charges paid by BPP in relation to the return of the Study Materials, if applicable, by you to BPP.

2.6. You may cancel your order pursuant to Clause 2.2, by post, email or fax using the contact details that are set out at the end of these Terms. Notice will be deemed to be given in accordance with the time period set out in Clause 14.10 of the General Terms and Conditions.

2.7. Please note that you cannot cancel your purchase of the New York Bar Programme if the programme you have purchased has commenced.

2.8. Except as set out in Clause 2.2, no cancellations and no deferrals will be permitted for the New York Bar Programme.

2.9. Your order of the New York Bar Programme is personal to you and you will not be permitted to transfer your enrolment on the New York Bar Programme to any other student.

2.10. BPP reserves the right to use its discretion to determine whether to make refunds and/or deferrals in exceptional circumstances which fall outside Clause 2.2 and to charge additional fees in any such event.

2.11. If Study Materials accompany your New York Bar Programme and these have been dispatched to you prior to you cancelling your place on the New York Bar Programme then it will be your responsibility to ensure that these are returned to BPP Professional Education Ltd, Procter House, 1 Procter Street, Holborn, London WC1V 6DW in a reasonable and resaleable condition (for audio, video or software products this means in the sealed package in which they were delivered). Any Study Materials returned to BPP will be at your own risk. You must obtain proof of postage which you may be required to produce in the event of any query. You will be responsible for payment of any delivery charges incurred in returning the Study Materials to BPP.

2.12. BPP reserves the right to withhold payment of part or all of your Course Fee refund until all Study Materials have been returned to BPP in accordance with Clause 2.11 above or if Study Materials are not returned in a re-saleable condition. Please note that Study Materials which cannot be returned:

2.12.1. with respect to Online Study Materials, if you have either downloaded or accessed the Online Study Materials;

2.12.2. with respect to audio, video or software products if you have removed them from the sealed package in which they were delivered; and

2.12.3. to the extent that they comprise eBooks, which by reason of their nature, cannot be returned.

BPP will deduct from any refund of your Course Fee the retail price of Study Materials which cannot be returned or which are not returned in a re-saleable condition.

3. Additional requirements

3.1. You may be required by Pieper New York – Multistate Bar Review, Ltd to sign an acknowledgement stating that you “recognise that all course materials, CDs/DVDs and content, including student lecture notes, are the property of Pieper Bar Review and expressly agree not to share, sell, reproduce, duplicate, download, transmit or broadcast any of the same without the express written consent of Pieper Bar Review. Any claims arising under the use of this course or this contract shall be governed, construed, applied and enforced according to the internal laws of the State of New York, without reference to principles of conflict of laws, and no doctrine of choice of law shall be used to apply any other state law arising out of the enactment, modification or repeal of any law, regulation, ordinance or decree of any foreign jurisdiction in any action hereon. Any action or proceeding to enforce or arising out of the use of this course or this contract may be commenced only in the courts of the State of New York, Nassau County or the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York. The parties hereto consent to such jurisdiction and waive any objections based on forum non conveniens. The choice of forum set forth in this section shall not be deemed to preclude the enforcement of any judgement obtained in such forum or the taking of any action under this Agreement to enforce the same in any other jurisdiction”.