Terms and Conditions of Use - TEFL Online

Terms and Conditions of Use

1. Terms

By accessing the University of Toronto’s TEFL Online (hereafter “TEFL Online,”) you agree to be bound by the Terms and Conditions of Use outlined in this website, 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 TEFL Online course materials. The materials contained in this web site are protected by applicable copyright and trade mark law.

2. User License

  • Users are granted permission to temporarily download one copy of the materials (information or software) from TEFL Online’s website for personal, non-commercial transitory viewing only. This is the grant of a license, not a transfer of title. 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 TEFL Online’s website;
    • remove any copyright or other proprietary notations from the materials; or
    • transfer the materials to another person or “mirror” the materials on any other server.
  • This license shall automatically terminate if any of these restrictions are violated and may be terminated by TEFL Online 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

The materials on TEFL Online’s website are provided “as is”. TEFL Online 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, TEFL Online does not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of the materials on its Internet website or otherwise relating to such materials or on any sites linked to this site.

4. Limitations

In no event shall TEFL Online or its suppliers be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption,) arising from the use or inability to use the materials on TEFL Online’s website, even if TEFL Online or a TEFL Online 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 TEFL Online’s website could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. TEFL Online does not warrant that any of the materials on its website are accurate, complete, or current. TEFL Online may make changes to the materials contained on its website at any time without notice. TEFL Online does not, however, make any commitment to update the materials.

6. Links

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

7. Refund Policy

The TEFL Online Course is provided as an “all-in-one” software package, which means that once enrolment fees are paid, admission to the program is final. Whereas there is no penalty for failing to complete the course once enrolled, if you do not to complete the course, you will not be eligible for a refund of any enrolment or other fees paid. This is in line with existing rules and regulations pertaining to certificate accreditation provided through the University of Toronto, with whom Teach Away is jointly offering TEFL Online, and with respect to which the course terms are obliged to adhere.

8. Course Expiry

In order to receive the TEFL certificate of completion from the University of Toronto, you are required to successfully complete all aspects of the TEFL Online course (including unit-end exams and the final exam) within one year of receiving your course login details from TEFL Online. If you fail to complete the course within one year, you will not be awarded a certificate of completion and, in accordance with Paragraph 7, will not be eligible for a refund.

9. Site Terms of Use Modifications

TEFL Online may revise these terms and conditions of use at any time without notice. By using this website, you are agreeing to be bound by any updated version of these Terms and Conditions of Use.

10. Academic Integrity

You are expected to complete my homework assignments, quizzes, and exams independently. You are prohibited from posting assignments, test questions, and course content online. If you are found to have committed plagiarism or posting content online, you will be removed from the course and will not be awarded the TEFL Online certificate. In accordance with Paragraph 7, no refund will be offered if you are removed from the course.

All students must adhere to the Code of Student Conduct approved by the University of Toronto Governing Council. If you fail to adhere to this policy, you will not receive the TEFL Online certificate and will be removed from the course. In accordance with Paragraph 7, no refund will be offered if you are removed from the course.

11. Failed Tests

Exams are locked after two failed attempts to ensure that you take the time required to learn everything necessary for the completion of the course. Locked exams cannot be re-accessed for forty-eight hours. After forty-eight hours, you will be able to attempt the exam again. If you are unsuccessful, the exam will be locked for another forty-eight hours, etc.
You must pass each unit-end exam before progressing forward in the course. To receive the certificate, you must pass all six unit-end exams as well as the final exam.

12. Governing Law

Any claim relating to TEFL Online’s website shall be governed by the laws of the Province of Ontario without regard to its conflict of law provisions.