Terms and Conditions of Service & Privacy
By accessing and/or joining Private Cello Lessons, you (“student”) are agreeing to be bound by these web site Terms and Conditions of Use, all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing this site. The materials contained in this web site are protected by applicable copyright and trade mark law.
In these terms and conditions, music ‘teacher’ refers to all registered teaching members of the Private Cello Lessons. Music ‘student’ refers to any other registered user of the Private Cello Lessons.
Permission is granted to temporarily download one copy of the materials (information or software) on Private Cello Lessons’ web site for personal, non-commercial transitory viewing only. This is the grant of a license, not a transfer of title, and under this license you may not:
- modify or copy the materials;
- use the materials for any commercial purpose, or for any public display (commercial or non-commercial);
- attempt to decompile or reverse engineer any software contained on Private Cello Lessons ‘s web site;
- remove any copyright or other proprietary notations from the materials;
- transfer the materials to another person or “mirror” the materials on any other server.
This license shall automatically terminate if you violate any of these restrictions and may be terminated by Private Cello Lessons. 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.
All registered students warrant and self certify that they are over 18 years of age and can form legally binding contracts under their applicable law.
Any student under 18 years of age must be registered by an adult parent or guardian.
All lessons for students under 18 years of age must be supervised by an adult parent or guardian unless permission is granted by the adult parent or guardian for the student to partake in unsupervised lessons.
Students are required to display information designated by specific database field instructions.
Students are required to display their legitimate first and last names. Unrelated data interferes with administrative functions and will be removed without notice.
Students may NOT publish the following items on any publicly displayed pages:
- personal E-Mail addresses
- re-directing URLs, in any form
- Phone numbers
We reserve the right to use students’ photographic images and forum content to promote Private Cello Lessons Service.
Students must request removal of account in writing. They must provide Username and/or original email they used to create a Private Cello Lessons account.
We reserve the right to reject and/or discontinue any account, for any reason.
Private Cello Lessons is a membership-based service that uses a database and does not guarantee specific listing positions. As accounts are added and removed, order or search results may vary.
Private Cello Lessons. does not guarantee that students will obtain performing opportunities from this service.
Private Cello Lessons uses PayPal, Inc. for PayPal users and/or credit card payments. No personal financial information (credit card information, Social Security number) is stored on the Private Cello Lessons’ servers.
Registered students are solely responsible for the content and accuracy of all information published by them on the Private Cello Lessons.
Private Cello Lessons. reserves the right to terminate the membership of any registered student for any reason. No refunds, payments or compensation of any kind will be paid to members whose registration has been terminated under this condition.
All registered students agree not to post, distribute, publish or by any other means transmit material which is offensive, including offensive music, photography or any other material of an offensive or sexual nature. Breach of this condition by any member will result in termination of that members registration and may result in the appropriate authorities being notified.
Private Cello Lessons reserves the right to monitor communications between all registered members for the purposes of ensuring the integrity and security of the Private Cello Lessons and to ensure the safety of all members of the Private Cello Lessons.
It is the sole responsibility of each registered student to ensure that all personal details, including contact email addresses are up to date and accurate at all times. By accepting these terms and conditions all registered students hereby release Private Cello Lessons from any claims, demands and damages (actual and consequential) of every kind and nature, known and unknown, suspected and unsuspected, disclosed and undisclosed, which arise due to inaccurate personal information being held on the the Private Cello Lessons website, systems and supporting infrastructure and hardware.
Private Cello Lessons request that all parties seeking to register on the Private Cello Lessons verify their contact email details as part of the registration process. Private Cello Lessons undertakes this process to ensure that a valid email address is supplied for the purposes of proper PayPal transactions and receipts.
By accepting these terms and conditions all registered parties hereby release Private Cello Lessons. from any claims, demands and damages (actual and consequential) of every kind and nature, known and unknown, suspected and unsuspected, disclosed and undisclosed, which arise due to a failure on the part of a registered teacher to ensure that their personal contact details, including their contact email address, are accurate at all times.
Private Cello Lessons. is not responsible for the delivery, quality or performance of any individual lesson booked through the Private Cello Lessons. By agreeing to these terms and conditions, registered students agree that performance of Private Cello Lessons. contractual obligations to registered students in respect of any individual lesson booking will be deemed complete by notification of the details of that booking to the relevant teacher and student concerned via email and their respective personal pages on the Private Cello Lessons.
The Private Cello Lessons facilitates an online marketplace for music students and music teachers. Private Cello Lessons. is not responsible for checking the validity of any individual registered teacher’s qualifications or background. By accepting these terms and conditions all registered students and teachers hereby release Private Cello Lessons. from any claims, demands and damages (actual and consequential) of every kind and nature, known and unknown, suspected and unsuspected, disclosed and undisclosed, arising out legal contracts or other agreements or communications of whatever kind between registered members be they teachers or students.
Private Cello Lessons. is not responsible for the quality of services provided by teachers registered on the Private Cello Lessons. Teachers and students contract directly with each other with the Private Cello Lessons facilitating the transaction. Where there is a dispute by a registered student over the quality, duration, standard or any other matter whatsoever with respect to a lesson or any associated service performed by a registered teacher, this is a matter to be resolved between the registered student and the registered teacher directly as the two principles to the contract. No refunds will be made by Private Cello Lessons. whatsoever in relation to the quality, duration or standard of the service provided, or any other issues which are under the control or influence of the teacher concerned.
Private Cello Lessons. will not be held responsible for the quality of the Skype interface or the quality of communications between a student and a teacher using Skype or any other video communication service. Skype and other video communication services are third party communications solutions and are in no way the responsibility of Private Cello Lessons.
Should a registered student be unable to attend a booked lesson or lessons, that student may reschedule the booked lesson or lessons to any other available time or times with the same teacher at no cost or penalty. Cancellation as opposed to rescheduling of a booked lesson or lessons by a registered student will however result in a 15% cancellation fee paid in respect of the cancelled lesson or lessons.
Where a registered student cancels a booked lesson or lessons, any refund of lesson fees already paid directly to an individual teacher in respect of the lesson or lessons cancelled will be at the sole discretion of the individual teacher concerned and requests for a refund should be made by the individual student directly to the individual teacher concerned.
Registered students on the Private Cello Lessons are entitled to a full refund of the lesson fee or fees paid in respect of a lesson or lessons which are cancelled and not rescheduled by the relevant teacher, and in respect of a lesson or lessons where the teacher failed to attend the lesson in its entirety. In such circumstances refund requests should be directed within 24 hours by the student concerned to Member Support stating the full details of the lesson concerned including the teacher, lesson date, lesson time and nature of the complaint. Following verification of the complaint by the Private Cello Lessons which will include obtaining confirmation of the facts from the teacher concerned, the Private Cello Lessons will endeavor to issue a full refund of the lesson fee or fees paid to the student concerned within 4 to 7 working days.
Private Cello Lessons is owned by OMI Inc. and is a membership-based, proprietary network for independent music professionals, provided on “as is” and “as available” basis. Private Cello Lessons. makes no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties, including without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights. Further, Private Cello Lessons does not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of the materials on its Internet web site or otherwise relating to such materials or on any sites linked to this site.
Private Cello Lessons. makes no guarantees or warranties as to the accuracy or completeness of or results to be obtained from accessing and using the service. Private Cello Lessons. shall not be liable to any user or anyone else for any inaccuracy, error or omission, regardless of cause, in Private Cello Lessons or for any damages resulting therefrom.
Members contributing materials on any of Private Cello Lessons Web pages, both public and private, do so at their own discretion and are responsible for the content of that material. Private Cello Lessons has no responsibility for the content of any messages or information posted by users, or for the content of information of third-parties on the Internet, even if accessed through Private Cello Lessons’ pages. Private Cello Lessons retains the right, in its sole discretion, to delete from the Service any material which we deem to be inappropriate.
Private Cello Lessons makes no guarantee that the functions or the services provided by or through Private Cello Lessons will be error-free or without defect.
Private Cello Lessons cannot guarantee the accuracy of the exchange rates used by the currency converter. You should confirm current rates before making any transactions that could be affected by changes in the exchange rates. Foreign currency rates provided by Citibank N.A. and displayed under license. Rates are for information purposes only and are subject to change without notice. Rates for actual transactions may vary, and Citibank is not offering to enter into any transaction at any rate displayed.
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Revisions and Errata
The materials appearing on Private Cello Lessons’ web site could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. Private Cello Lessons. does not warrant that any of the materials on its web site are accurate, complete, or current. Private Cello Lessons may make changes to the materials contained on its web site at any time without notice. Private Cello Lessons does not, however, make any commitment to update the materials.
Private Cello Lessons. 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 Private Cello Lessons of the site. Use of any such linked web site is at the user’s own risk.
Private Cello Lessons reserves the right to amend the Terms and Conditions of Service at any time and to notify all users of the service via either email correspondence or other appropriate means.
The provisions of this Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the state of California, in the United States of America. The provisions of this agreement are severable and, if any provision of this User Agreement is held to be invalid or unenforceable, that provision may be removed and the remaining provisions will be enforced.