• INTRODUCTION

Welcome to the Smart Classroom at RMDC Erudition Center! These Terms and Conditions govern the usage of our platforms and the agreement between you and Round Marketers Digital Concepts. The following Terms and Conditions outline the rights and responsibilities of all users to use our Platforms.

  • DEFINITIONS

In order to meet the requirements stated in these Terms and Conditions:

  • An Affiliate is defined as an entity that has control over and is controlled by or is under joint control with another party. In this context, "control" refers to the ownership of 50% or more of the shares, equity interest, or other securities with voting rights for election by the management authority.
  • The Company (referred to as "the Company," "We," "Us," or "Our" in this Agreement) is Round Marketers Digital Concepts, located at Plot 614 Lifecamp Extension, Lifecamp, Abuja.
  • When we mention the Country, we are specifically referring to Nigeria.
  • The Service (referred to as either "the Site" or "the Platforms") includes any RMDC Erudition Center Website and Apps.
  • The Terms and Conditions (also known as "Terms") are the comprehensive Terms and Conditions that constitute the entire agreement between You and the Company regarding the use of the Service.
  • A Third-party Social Media Service refers to any services or content (including data, information, products, or services) provided by a third party that may be displayed, included, or made accessible through the Service.
  • The term Website encompasses the RMDC website www.eruditioncenter.com as a whole.
  • A User Account is a unique account created for you to access our platforms or specific parts of our platforms.
  • A Service Provider refers to any individual or entity, whether natural or legal, that processes the Information on behalf of the Company. This can include third-party companies or individuals whom the Company employs to aid in providing the Service, perform services related to the Service, or assist the Company in analyzing how the Service is utilized.
  • Cookies are small files that are placed on your computer, mobile device, or any other device by a website. These files contain details of your browsing history on that particular website, and they serve various purposes.
  • Usage Data refers to the Information that is automatically collected either through the use of our platform or from the platform infrastructure itself. For ease of reference, the terms "Data" and "Information" are used interchangeably.
  • The term "You" refers to the individual who accesses or uses the Service, as well as to any company or legal entity on behalf of which that individual is accessing or using the Service, if applicable.
  • ACCEPTING THE TERMS

To access our platforms, you must first consent to abide by these Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree to these Terms, you will not be granted access to our platforms.
By accessing our platforms, you have indicated your acceptance of the Terms. It is important to understand that RMDC will consider your use of our platforms as confirmation of your acceptance of the Terms, starting from that moment onward.
There are certain circumstances where you may not be permitted to access our platforms or accept the Terms. These include: (a) if you are not of legal age to enter into a legally binding agreement with RMDC, or (b) if you are prohibited by law from receiving or using the Service in the country where you reside or access our platforms.

  • PRIVACY POLICY

This Privacy Policy outlines the policies and procedures governing the collection, utilization, sharing, sale, and disclosure of the information provided by users when they utilize our platform.
By continuing to use our platform, you agree to the collection and use of your personal information by this privacy policy.

  • COLLECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
    •  Personal Information

When you create an account on our platforms, subscribe to our monthly newsletters, or apply to us, we may collect your personal information.

    • Personal information may include, but is not limited to:
  • First Name and Last Name
  • Email Address
  • Phone Number
  • Physical Address
    •  Application Information

If you apply, your personal information will be collected and shared with our Enrollment team for assessment purposes. Our Enrollment team will treat your application with confidentiality.
We may utilize your application, as well as any information or materials provided in your application, for various RMDC Erudition Center Smart Classroom-related purposes such as:

  • Sharing information with our Partners
  • Tracking applicants and application trends
    • Communication Information

If you choose to receive our monthly newsletters or communicate with us, we may gather your name, contact details, and the content of any messages you send us for marketing purposes.

    •  Personal Information We Collect Through Our Social Media Pages

Information we obtain through our social media platforms
We have accounts on various social media platforms like Instagram, Facebook, Medium, Twitter, and LinkedIn ("Social Media Pages"). When you interact with our Social Media Pages, we will collect personal information willingly provided to us, such as your contact information ("Social Information").

    •  Personal Information We Receive Automatically From Your Use Of The Service

When you access, utilize, and engage with our Service, we may obtain specific details regarding your visit, use, or interactions ("Technical Information"). For instance, we may track the number of individuals visiting the Service, the busiest times of visitation, the pages that are accessed, the domains from which our visitors originate (e.g., google.com, yahoo.com, etc.), and the browsers utilized to reach the Service (e.g., Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer, etc.). Additionally, we collect broad geographical information and analyze navigation patterns. Specifically, Technical Information encompasses the following data, which is generated and automatically recorded in our systems:

    • Log Information

This refers to the information that your browser automatically transmits whenever you access the Site ("Log Information"). Log Information includes your Internet Protocol (IP) address, browser type and preferences, the date and time of your request, and your interactions with our Site.

    • Device details

This includes device identification, the operating system, and the web browser that you are currently utilizing. The specific information collected may vary depending on the type of device you are using and its settings.

    • Information on usage

We gather data regarding your utilization of our platforms, which encompasses your device's Internet Protocol (IP) address, the types of content you view or interact with, the features you employ, the actions you undertake, as well as the timing, frequency, and duration of your activities. We may also collect additional diagnostic information.
Tracking Technologies and Cookies
For operations and management on our Platforms, We collect usage Information and enhance your learning experience. We utilize cookies and similar tracking technologies.
Tracking Technologies and Cookies
We Collect and monitor information to analyze and improve Our Service. We employ tracking technologies such as beacons, tags, and scripts.
You have the option to configure your browser settings to reject all Cookies or receive notifications when a cookie is being sent. However, please note that if you choose not to accept Cookies, certain parts of our Platforms may not be accessible to you.
Cookies are categorized as either "Persistent" or "Session" Cookies. Persistent Cookies remain on your personal computer or mobile device even when offline, while Session Cookies are deleted as you close your web browser.
For the purposes outlined below, we utilize both session and persistent Cookies:

  • Necessary / Essential Cookies Type: Session Cookies Administered by: Us

Purpose:
The purpose of these Cookies is to provide essential services through the Platforms and enable users to utilize certain features. They play a crucial role in verifying user authenticity and preventing fraudulent activities related to user accounts. Without these Cookies, it would be impossible to deliver the requested services, and they are solely used for that purpose.
Cookies Policy / Notice Acceptance Cookies Type:
Persistent Cookies Administered
by: Us
Purpose:
These Cookies serve the purpose of identifying whether users have agreed to the use of cookies on the Website.
Functionality Cookies Type: 
Persistent Cookies Administered 
by: Us
Purpose:
These Cookies serve the purpose of remembering the user's choices while using the Website, such as login details or language and learning preferences. The purpose is to enhance the user experience by providing a more personalized experience and eliminating the need to re-enter preferences every time the Platform is used.
Tracking and Performance Cookies Type: 
Persistent Cookies Administered by: 
Third-Parties
Purpose:
These Cookies are for monitoring website traffic and analyzing user behaviour on  ourWebsite. The data collected through these Cookies may potentially identify you as an individual visitor or learner directly or indirectly. This is because the information collected is linked to a unique identifier associated with the device you use to access the Website. Additionally, we may utilize these Cookies to assess user responses to new advertisements, pages, features, or functionalities on the Platform.

  • USAGE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

The Company may utilize your personal information for the following purposes:

  • For maintenance and functionality of our platforms by monitoring their usage.
  • Managing your user account, allowing you access to various features of the Platform as a registered user.
  • To contact you through email, phone calls, SMS, or other electronic means, such as push notifications from mobile applications, to provide updates or important information related to the Platform's functionalities, products, or contracted services, including security updates when necessary or reasonable.
  • Providing you with news and general information about our monthly events similar to those you have previously shown interest in unless you have chosen not to receive such information.
  • To manage your access to our services and attend to any needs or inquiries you may have.
  • SHARE AND SALE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

Under specific circumstances, we may disclose or transfer your Personal Information to third parties without prior notice, unless required by law, as outlined below:

  • Vendors and Service Providers: To fulfil our business operations and carry out certain services and functions, we may share your Personal Information with vendors and service providers. It includes providers of hosting services, cloud services, information technology services, event management services, email communication software and newsletter services, advertising and marketing services, and web analytics services. These parties will handle your Personal Information according to our instructions while performing their duties for us.
  • Business Transfers: In connection with any merger, sale of company assets, financing, or acquisition of our business, we may share, sell, or transfer your personal information. During the negotiation process, your personal information and other data may be shared with counterparties and individuals assisting with the transaction. In the event of a successful transaction, your information may be transferred to a successor or affiliate along with other assets.
  • Affiliates: We may share or sell your personal information to our affiliates. If we do so, we will require our affiliates to adhere to this privacy policy.
  • Business Partners: We may share or sell your personal information to our partners. By agreeing to our privacy policy, you permit us to sell your information to our partner organizations and third parties.
  • To Manage Your Access: We will use your personal information to facilitate and manage your access to our services.
  • DISCLOSURE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
  • Business Transactions: If the Company is engaged in a merger, acquisition, or sale of assets, your Personal Information may be transferred. We will make sure to notify you before your Personal Information is transferred and becomes subject to a different Privacy Policy.
  • Legal Requirements: If it is required by law or if we have a good faith belief that such action is necessary to (i) fulfil a legal obligation, including meeting national security or law enforcement requirements, (ii) protect and defend our rights or property, (iii) prevent fraud, (iv) take immediate action to protect the personal safety of users of the Services or the general public, or (v) safeguard against legal liability.
  • PERSONAL INFORMATION RETENTION

The Company will only keep your Personal Information for as long as necessary for the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy. We will retain and utilize your Personal Information to the extent required to fulfil our legal responsibilities (such as retaining your information to comply with relevant laws), resolve disputes, and enforce our legal agreements and policies.
The Company will also retain Usage Information for internal analysis purposes. Generally, Usage Information is kept for a shorter duration unless to enhance the security or functionality of Our Service or if we have a legal obligation to retain this information for an extended period.

  • SECURITY OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

The security of your personal information is a top priority for us. However, it's important to note that no method of transmission over the Internet or electronic storage is completely secure. While we make every effort to protect your personal information using commercially acceptable methods, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. We strongly urge you to take necessary precautions on your end, such as using strong passwords and not sharing them.

  • ANALYTICS

We may enlist the services of third-party providers to monitor and analyze the usage of our platforms.

  • DETAILED INFORMATION ON HOW YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION IS PROCESSED

Our service providers have access to your personal information solely to perform their tasks on our behalf. They are obligated not to disclose or use your information for any other purposes.

  • PRIVACY POLICY UPDATES

We reserve the right to modify this Privacy Policy. In such cases, we will publish an updated version on this page, unless the applicable law mandates an alternative form of notification. By continuing to use our Platforms or sharing Personal Information with us after we have published an updated Privacy Policy, or informed you through other means if necessary, you are giving your consent to the revised Privacy Policy and practices outlined within it.

  • USER REGISTRATION

To use our online classroom site user, registration is necessary. You Maintain the confidentiality of your password and accept responsibility for any activity carried out using your username and password. We retain the right to delete, recover, or modify any username you choose if we judge, at our discretion, that said username is unsuitable, offensive, or objectionable in any manner.

  • USER DATA

We will retain specific information that you send to the Site to manage it, as well as data related to your use of the Site. While we regularly back up data, you are solely responsible for any data you transmit or that is associated with any activity you undertake on the Site.
By agreeing to this, you acknowledge that we are not liable for any loss or corruption of such data, and you waive any right to take legal action against us about any such loss or corruption.

  • INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS

Unless stated otherwise, the platforms belong to us, and all source code, databases, functionality, software, website designs, audio, video, text, photographs, and graphics on the Site (referred to as the "Content") and the trademarks, service marks, and logos contained therein (referred to as the "Marks") are either owned or controlled by us or licensed to us. They are protected by copyright and trademark laws, as well as other intellectual property rights and unfair competition laws of Nigeria, foreign jurisdictions, and international conventions.

  • COPYRIGHT COMPLAINTS

RMDC values the rights of others' intellectual property and expects the same from our users. If you suspect that your work has been unlawfully copied, resulting in copyright infringement or violation of your intellectual property rights, we urge you to inform RMDC of your claim. We will thoroughly investigate and address the alleged infringement. 
To report a copyright infringement claim, please send a written notification to the following address:
Round Marketers Digital Concepts
Plot 614, Lifecamp Extension
Lifecamp, FCT, Abuja
Nigeria

  • LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES:

Our Platforms may include links to websites or services not owned or controlled by Round Marketers Digital Concepts. We want to make it clear that we have no control over the content, privacy policies, or practices of these third-party websites or services. Additionally, we cannot be held responsible or liable for any damage or loss that may occur from using or relying on the content, goods, or services provided by these external websites or services.

  • REFUND POLICY:
  • Refunds are applicable only for the registration fee within the first 5 days of enrollment, as per the refund policy.
  • Tuition fees are non-refundable after the 16th day of enrollment.
  • CODE OF CONDUCT:
  • Respectful behaviour is expected at all times within the Smart Classroom environment.
  • Any form of harassment or disruptive conduct will result in immediate suspension from the course.
  • PAYMENT OBLIGATIONS:
  • Payment obligations must be fulfilled as per the agreed-upon payment plan.
  • Non-payment may lead to course suspension until outstanding fees are settled.
  • CLASSROOM CONDITIONS:
  •  Treat all participants with respect and courtesy.
  •  Avoid disruptive behaviour during live sessions, discussions, and collaborative activities.
  •  Attend live sessions punctually or inform instructors in advance if unable to attend.
  •  Complete assignments and assessments within specified deadlines.
  •  Do not plagiarize or infringe on copyrights.
  •  Do not share or distribute course materials without permission from RMDC Erudition Center.
  •  Use technology responsibly and solely for educational purposes during live sessions.
  •  Avoid distractions, such as social media or unrelated websites, during class time.
  •  Engage actively in discussions, group activities, and collaborative projects.
  •  Provide constructive feedback and support to peers.
  •  Address disagreements respectfully and focus on the topic at hand.
  •  Embrace diversity and inclusivity within the classroom.
  •  Respect the privacy of fellow students.
  •  Maintain confidentiality regarding discussions within the classroom.
  • CONSEQUENCES OF VIOLATION:
  • Violations of these terms may result in:
  • Warning or counselling from instructors.
  • Temporary suspension from classroom activities.
  • Permanent removal from the course without refund, in severe cases.
  • REPORTING VIOLATIONS:

We reserve the right to terminate or suspend your access or enrollment without prior notice or liability for any reason, including but not limited to disruptive behaviour or non-payment, if you violate these Terms and Conditions.

Once terminated, your ability to access our platforms will immediately cease. Any payment made upon enrollment will not be refunded.

  • DISCLAIMER REGARDING "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE"

Your utilization of our platforms is entirely at your own risk. We provide our platforms on an "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" basis. Round Marketers Digital Concepts(RMDC) explicitly disclaims any warranties of any kind, whether expressed, implied, or statutory, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a specific purpose, title, and non-infringement.
RMDC does not guarantee that (i) the platforms will meet your specific requirements, (ii) the platforms will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or free from errors, or (iii) the results obtained from using the platforms will be accurate or reliable.

  • LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

You explicitly comprehend and consent to the fact that Round Marketers Digital Concepts shall not be held accountable for any indirect, incidental, special, consequential, exemplary damages, or damages resulting in the loss of profits, including but not limited to, damages for loss of goodwill, usage, data, or other intangible losses (even if Round Marketers Digital Concepts has been advised of the possibility of such damages). These damages may arise from various factors, including (i) the utilization or the inability to utilize the site or any affiliated information; (ii) unauthorized access to or modification of your transmissions or data; (iii) statements or behaviour of any third party (including users) on the site; or (iv) any other matter related to the site. Under no circumstances will Semicolon's overall liability to you for all damages, losses, or causes of action exceed Two Thousand Naira (N2,000.00).

  • GOVERNING LAW

These Terms and Conditions and your use of our platforms are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

  • DISPUTE RESOLUTION

To ensure a speedy and cost-effective resolution of any disagreements, conflicts, or claims arising from these Terms and Conditions (referred to as "Disputes"), both parties (referred to as "Parties") agree to first attempt informal negotiations for a minimum of 28 days before pursuing arbitration. Informal negotiations will begin upon receipt of written notice from one party to the other.
If the Parties are unable to resolve through informal negotiations, the Dispute will be ultimately and exclusively settled through binding arbitration.
The arbitration process will adhere to the guidelines outlined in the Arbitration and Conciliation Act of Nigeria. The Parties further agree that a single arbitrator, chosen by the Chairman of the FCT Court of Arbitrationwill oversee the proceedings.
Both parties agree to independently cover the costs associated with arbitration.

  • INDEMNIFICATION

By agreeing to these Terms and Conditions, you acknowledge your responsibility to protect and compensate us, as well as our subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, partners, and employeesfrom any loss, damage, liability, claim, or demand brought forth by a third party. This includes covering reasonable attorneys' fees and expenses.
Such claims may arise from various circumstances, including (1) your use of the Site, (2) any violation of these Terms and Conditions on your part, (3) any breach of the representations and warranties you have made in these Terms and Conditions, (4) any infringement upon the rights of a third party, such as their intellectual property rights, or (5) any harmful actions directed towards other users of the Site that you have connected with.
However, despite your obligation to indemnify us, we retain the right to take over the exclusive defense and control of any matter that requires indemnification on your part. In such cases, you agree to cooperate with our defense efforts at your own expense. We will make reasonable attempts to inform you of any claims, actions, or legal proceedings that fall under this indemnification once we become aware of them.

  • ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS, TRANSACTIONS, AND SIGNATURES

When you visit the website, send us emails, or fill out online forms, you are engaging in electronic communications. By doing so, you give your consent to receive electronic communications. Additionally, you agree that any agreements, notices, disclosures, or other communications we provide to you electronically, whether through email or on the website, fulfill any legal requirement for written communication.
By agreeing to this, you are also consenting to the use of electronic signatures, contracts, orders, and other records. You acknowledge that we may deliver notices, policies, and records of transactions initiated or completed by us or through the website electronically.
Furthermore, you waive any rights or requirements under laws in any jurisdiction that mandate an original signature or the delivery or retention of non-electronic records. This includes any requirements related to payments or the granting of credits using methods other than electronic means.

  • SEVERABILITY 

In the event that any provision within these Terms is deemed unenforceable or invalid, that specific provision will be modified and interpreted in a manner that achieves the intended purpose of the provision to the maximum extent permitted by the relevant laws. The remaining provisions will remain in full force and effect.

  • WAIVER 

Unless otherwise stated, the failure to exercise a right or enforce an obligation under these Terms will not prevent a party from exercising that right or requiring that obligation to be fulfilled in the future. Additionally, the waiver of a breach will not be considered a waiver of any subsequent breaches.

  • CHANGES TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS

We retain the right, at our sole discretion, to amend or substitute these Terms at any given moment. We will notify you of any alterations by updating the "Last updated" date of these Terms and Conditions. By doing so, you waive any entitlement to receive specific notification of each modification.
It is your responsibility to regularly review these Terms and Conditions to remain informed about any updates. By continuing to use the platforms after the posting date of the revised Terms and Conditions, you will be subject to and deemed to have acknowledged and accepted the changes made.

  • CONTACT US

If you require any clarification regarding these Terms and Conditions, please feel free to contact us at nfo@eruditioncenter.com. Should you have any inquiries about these Terms and Conditions, please do not hesitate to contact us at info@eruditioncenter.com.