https://learn-chinese.online is an online platform for Mandarin Chinese self-learning. It was created and is maintained by Jean Columeau (Tianxiang).
Account creation (teacher or learner) implies the full and complete adhesion of the User to these General Terms and Conditions of Sale which the User declares to have read before creating an account.
Teachers who create accounts for their students undertake to communicate the General Terms and Conditions of Sale to them. The use of the account created by the teacher implies the full and complete adhesion of the User to these General Terms and Conditions of Sale.
Article 1 - Definitions
USER: within the meaning of these General Terms and Conditions of Sale, the User is defined as the natural person who uses the site for non-professional purposes, either as a visitor, or as creator of an account, or as a subscriber of one of the courses defined below.
SERVICE PROVIDER: within the meaning of these General Terms and Conditions of Sale, the Service Provider designates the teacher who created the site : Jean Columeau
SITE: refers to the website accessible from the domain name https://learn-chinese.online
Article 2 - Completeness
These General Terms and Conditions of Sale express all the obligations of the parties.
They constitute the unique framework of the contractual relationship between the parties, and the User acknowledges having accepted them without reservation.
These general conditions of use and sale prevail over any other document.
They apply, without restriction or reservation, to all services provided by the Site to the User.
The Service Provider reserves the right to modify these general conditions of use and sale at any time.
The latest version of the general conditions of use and sale published on the Site is applicable as of its publication, including registrations which have been taken out under the influence of a previous version.
Article 3 - Account creation
The creation of a site access account implies unreserved acceptance of the General Terms and Conditions of Sale of the site.
When creating an account, the User undertakes to communicate accurate, up-to-date and complete information and not to create a false identity and not to usurp the identity of another person.
In case of modification of personal information, the User undertakes to update them.
In the event of non-compliance with these rules, the Service Provider reserves the right, without notice or compensation, to suspend or terminate the User's account and / or to suspend his access.
Minors are allowed to use the services of the site and to create an account on the condition, however, of having obtained the consent of the holder of parental authority.
The fact that a minor has a User account implies that he has this authorization.
In any case, it is up to the parents or the holders of parental authority to monitor the use that the minor makes of the site.
The User is solely responsible for the use of his identifiers.
He undertakes to make personal use of them and not to communicate them to third parties.
The consequences of any loss, misappropriation or unauthorized use of a User's credentials are his sole responsibility.
Article 4 - Courses subscription
A User account is required to subscribe to one of the courses.
Course subscription is subject to a price and a precise duration that can be consulted in the Prices page of the Site: Pricing
Course subscription (paid or free) for training constitutes unreserved acceptance of these general conditions of use and sale.
Course subscription begins on the day of payment and ends at the end of the period indicated. Unsubscribing from the course is automatic.
The Service Provider can freely change the prices and duration of Courses subscription and the services to which each gives the right without incurring any liability in this regard.
The User is warned that the Site offers online Chinese Mandarin training in preparation for the HSK test, but does not manage the HSK tests in any way.
Consequently, the Service Provider does not intend to assume any responsibility relating to the learning of Chinese by the User, to the objectives that he could have set himself and to the various exams, test, diploma, or certificate that he would like to present.
Article 5 - Courses re- subscription
To re-subscribe to a course, the User must wait until the current subscription has expired.
Article 6 - Pricing
Unless expressly specific conditions specific to the sale, the prices of online courses are those appearing in Euros on the site : Pricing
These prices are, on this date, firm and final. It is recalled that Cours-de-chinois.com is not subject to VAT.
Article 7 - Terms of payment
Payment can be made by Credit Card (secured by Stripe) or with a PayPal account.
Article 8 - Free subscription
The Service Provider reserves the right to offer free admission to one or more courses.
The User registered free of charge, whether he is a student or teacher, accepts these General Terms and Conditions of Sale without reservation.
Article 9 - Privacy and personal data
The Site respects your privacy. In order for you to access the services, the Site must collect and store personal data about you.
What data is collected?
The basic profile information that you provide when creating your account including your full name and email address.
When you use this Site, information about users, courses, activities and resources with which you interact will also be stored and linked with those of your profile.
ow is this information used?
This information is only used to enable you to access the online courses of the Site. Statistics on your use of the Site are also used to improve it as well as the services provided by the Site.
Who can I contact?
For any questions, please use the contact form: Contact
Who is my information shared with?
The Service Provider does not share personal information.
What is the retention period for my data?
Your personal data are stored as long as your account is active on the site. Accounts that have been inactive for more than 24 months are deleted.
The deletion of the account results in the total deletion of all data relating to the accounts.
How can I withdraw my consent given to the Service Provider to store and process my personal data?
How can I request that my personal data be corrected or deleted?
You can correct your basic profile information by logging into the Site and editing your own profile. If you have any questions, or would like other data to be corrected or deleted, you can send an email with the contact form: Contact..
How do I request a copy of all my personal data that has already been collected?
Article 10 - Intellectual property
All elements relating to the Site are protected by copyright.
As such and in accordance with the provisions of the intellectual property code, only private use is authorized.
However, the User is prohibited, apart from this use, from copying, modifying, distributing, transmitting, disseminating, representing, reproducing, publishing, granting a license, transferring or in any other way using the information present in the site.
Any other use would constitute infringement.
The Site is protected by French law and by current and future international conventions relating to intellectual property.
The provision of the courses does not effect any transfer of intellectual property rights for the benefit of the User who only has a right of personal use.
Article 11 - Termination of the contract
a) No right of withdrawal
In accordance with the provisions of paragraph 1 of article L.221-28 of the Consumer Code, the right of withdrawal cannot be exercised for contracts for the supply of services fully executed before the end of the withdrawal period and of which the The execution has started after the express prior consent of the User and express waiver of his right of withdrawal.
b) Termination of the contract
In the event of violation by the User of one of his obligations, the Service Provider reserves the right to terminate the subscription immediately and automatically without notice.
It will result in an automatic termination of access to the services and will not entitle the User to any compensation.
Article 12 - No waiver
The fact that the Service Provider does not invoke a default or a breach by the User of any of its contractual or legal obligations cannot be interpreted as a waiver of the right to invoke this failure or this breach.
Article 13 - Nullity of a clause
If any of the provisions of these General Terms and Conditions of Sale were canceled, this nullity would not result in the nullity of the other provisions of said general conditions of use and sale which will remain in force.
Article 14 - Technical liability
The Service Provider undertakes to provide all his care for the performance of the services.
On the other hand, it cannot be held liable in the event that the non-performance of its obligations is attributable to the contract in a case of force majeure as defined by French case law.
Likewise, the Service Provider cannot be held liable when ordering online for any inconvenience or damage inherent in the use of the Internet network.
The Service Provider will in no way be responsible or required to repair any indirect damage suffered during the use of the Site such as loss of operation, loss of profit, loss of opportunity, damage or expenses.
The Service Provider undertakes to guarantee the User a proper functioning of the site.
However, the Service Provider does not guarantee uninterrupted access and the User is informed that access to the site may be limited or suspended by the Service Provider, in particular to carry out maintenance operations.
Access to the site may require specific equipment or specific hardware or software configuration.
It is up to the User to ensure that he fulfills these prerequisites.
Article 15: Transfer of the contract
The User may not assign, transfer or grant a right of use, including temporary, to any natural or legal person.
The Service Provider may freely assign the contract to any natural or legal person, for all or part of the rights conferred by it.