Terms and Conditions
- Registration and confirmation
Any registration received by the Collège International de Cannes by post, email, or on site, will be considered valid. The contract will be considered finalized as soon as the International College of Cannes confirms the registration: it will then be legally enforceable.
If the registered person is an adult, this person becomes the co-contracting party of the Collège International de Cannes.
If the registered person is a minor, his legal representative must sign the contract indicating his exact address.
The person, who is contractually registered, is called participant and so designated under the conditions below.
The person who signs the contract (the participant himself, or in the case of a minor, his legal representative), is called the co-contracting party and is thus designated under the conditions below.
* UNACCOMPANIED MINORS ARE ONLY ACCEPTED FOR ACCOMMODATION ON CAMPUS IN THE PRESENCE OF A LEGAL RESPONSIBLE OR AN APPROVED SUPERVISOR. FAMILY ACCOMMODATION IS RESERVED FOR STUDENTS OVER THE AGE OF 18.
- Information provided during registration
The contracting partner expressly declares that the information provided during registration is true and accurate. Any omission or erroneous information may lead to immediate expulsion from the stay. In this case, the costs of the stay will not be reimbursed, neither in whole nor in part.
- Registration fees
There is no registration fee.
- Agreement modification fee
If the participant wishes to change the type of course or accommodation chosen during registration, no refund will be made in the event of a reduced service, and the pricing will be readjusted in the event of an increased service. No additional costs will be requested from the participant if he decides to extend his stay in the same course centre.
- Payment Terms
A deposit of 25 percent of the total sum of the services chosen and acceptance of the established estimate is compulsory for the validation of the participant's registration.
The balance of the total costs is due at the latest 21 days before the start of the services. If the International College of Cannes receives the registration less than a week before the start of the services, the total amount of the costs must be paid upon receipt of the acceptance of the quote. Course and accommodation fees will be considered as paid as soon as the bank account of the Collège International de Cannes has been credited with the amount to be paid. Account details will be provided to you on the quote.
- Payment deadline
The co-contractor is required to respect the payment deadlines specified by the Collège International de Cannes when confirming registration. If the participant fails to meet the deadlines, the Collège International de Cannes reserves the right to refuse access to the course. No complaint on this subject will be taken into account by the Collège International de Cannes.
- Proof of payment
The co-contracting party may be asked to provide material proof of payment for the services before the start, or at the start of the language course. If you do not present this proof, you will be refused access to language courses and accommodation.
In the event of late registration, the Collège International de Cannes will ask the contracting party to provide proof of payment before sending the documents to prepare for their departure.
- Cancellation before the start of the stay
The co-contracting party has the option of canceling the contract at any time before the start of the language course. In this case, the International College of Cannes is entitled to demand the payment of appropriate financial compensation, the amount of which will depend on the time remaining between the date of receipt of the cancellation request by the International College of Cannes and the start of stay. Thus, the amount of compensation will be calculated as follows:
- Up to 61 days or more before the first day of the language course: 10% of the total price invoiced
- Between 60 and 8 days before the first day of the language course: 25% of the total price invoiced
- 8 days or less before the first day of the language course: 100% of the total price invoiced
- Non-participation in the stay or cancellation after the prescribed deadlines: 100% of the total price invoiced
Cancellation fees must be paid within 10 days of receipt of the cancellation invoice. In the event that the participant is refused a visa application, the Collège International de Cannes undertakes to reimburse the total amount of the fees paid by the participant, less; expenses ; of administration of Sixty Euros (€60) and bank charges of Twenty Euros (€20), upon presentation of the original of the refusal document sent by the French Embassy.
- cancellation insurance
the Collège International de Cannes, recommends that the contracting party take out cancellation insurance. In the event that the participant has taken out cancellation insurance and decides to cancel their registration for a language course, it is up to them to inform their insurer. Under no circumstances can the cancellation insurance hold Le Collège International de Cannes responsible for the non-reimbursement of the costs of the stay.
- Passports and visa
The participant is required to inform himself and to comply with the rules of security, obtaining a visa, and hygiene to be respected in order to be able to enter France. Under no circumstances can the International College of Cannes be held responsible if the participant is refused entry and stay on French territory. It is possible to obtain information relating to the rules of security, hygiene and obtaining a visa at the embassy or consulate located in the participant's country. No refund will be made, either in whole or in part, if the participant is refused entry or stay in France through his own fault. The International College of Cannes will provide you with an invitation letter on request to apply for your visa upon receipt of the total costs of the language stay.
- Health / accident insurance
It is the participant's responsibility to take out health/accident cover valid in the country in which they wish to stay and for the entire duration of the stay.
- Damage caused by participants / civil liability
Before arriving at the school, each participant must take out insurance to cover any loss / damage that they may cause during the stay. Whatever the circumstances, and even if the participant considers that it is not necessary to take out this insurance, he will be held responsible for any loss caused to the International College of Cannes, to its business partners, or to a third party, to unless the responsibility of the International College of Cannes, is clearly proven.
- Obligations of participants
The participant will be assigned to a course that corresponds to their language level, following a placement test provided by the International College of Cannes.
Participants are required to attend classes and arrive on time.
In the event of total or repeated absence from classes, or behavioral problems, the Collège International de Cannes reserves the right to expel the participant.
The Collège International de Cannes will neither reimburse nor pay any compensation for the missed period of stay or the additional travel expenses incurred.
- Late arrival
In order to avoid disrupting the lessons, any participant who is more than 15 minutes late will have to wait for the break to return to class.
- Repeated absence from classes
Participants who do not attend all of the language stay courses will not receive any refund. Participants must attend at least 80% of the courses to receive their certificate
Any complaint must be addressed to the school administration directly. Any request for compensation must be notified in writing to the International College of Cannes, and must be received within four weeks after the end date of the stay stipulated in the contract. After this period, any action taken by the co-contracting party will be considered null and void.
If a participant displays inappropriate behavior and a disrespectful attitude, the Collège International de Cannes reserves the right to expel him immediately.
In this case, the Collège International de Cannes, will not reimburse, either in whole or in part, the part of the stay that the participant has missed and will not offer any compensation for any additional costs incurred by the participant (in particular for costs of travel).
- Modification of prices, dates or services
The pricing scale of the Collège International de Cannes is established on a sliding scale based on the duration of the services. This offer is not retroactive.
If the co-contractor changes the duration or the services before or after departure, the offer and the reduction are cancelled. This offer may be interrupted or modified by the Collège International de Cannes at any time of the year without prior notice.
Until the receipt by the co-contracting party of the registration confirmation, the Collège International de Cannes may change at any time the dates and prices of the linguistic stays published on its website or on any other communication medium. After confirmation of registration by the Collège International de Cannes, it is likely to change its services, provided that the changes are minor, inevitable and honest, and that they do not affect the teaching services. If the key services provided by the Collège International de Cannes are affected by major changes, participants have the option of withdrawing their registration, or registering for another stay of the same value, if the Collège International de Cannes is even offer it to them. The Collège International de Cannes must inform participants of any changes immediately. After receiving the notification of change, participants must notify the Collège International de Cannes promptly of their intention to exercise their rights or not.
- Minimum number of participants
If the minimum number of participants required for a language course (6 people per group) is not reached, the Collège International de Cannes will inform the co-contractor at the latest three weeks before the start of the stay.
If the Collège International de Cannes is unable to provide a replacement service, it undertakes to reimburse the costs inherent in services not provided by the participant. Under no circumstances will the Collège International de Cannes pay compensation for any inconvenience or loss of time caused. If no course corresponds to the level of the participant, the International College of Cannes reserves the right to substitute group lessons with private lessons. The number of hours of individual lessons will depend on the amount paid by the participant. When a participant registers for private lessons, the International College of Cannes is the only one authorized to designate the teacher (s) in charge of these lessons, to change them if necessary and to set the lesson times.
The Collège International de Cannes reserves the right to cancel one or more of the activities announced in the brochure if the weather conditions, or any other circumstance beyond the control of the Collège International de Cannes, and its organization, are not favorable. In this case, the Collège International de Cannes, undertakes to replace the canceled activities with others.
The contracting party declares to have taken note of the public holidays (01/01 – 10/04 – 01/05 – 08/05 – 18/05 – 29/05 – 14/07 – 15/08 – 01/11 – 11/11 – 25/12) during which courses and training are not provided. The contracting party acknowledges that this cannot give rise to a claim for financial compensation.
- Cancellation of a stay at International College of Cannes
The International College of Cannes reserves the right to cancel a stay for security reasons, following a strike, political unrest or any other extraordinary incident. In this case, the International College of Cannes undertakes to propose a postponement of said reservation or to reimburse the related costs. The International College of Cannes reserves the right to withhold a certain amount to cover administrative costs.
The Collège International de Cannes assumes full responsibility for the stays and undertakes to organize them efficiently by relying on its knowledge and experience of the sector. Under no circumstances will the Collège International de Cannes be held liable for losses resulting from illness, accidents or inconvenience caused by poor quality service provided by an agent employed by the Collège International de Cannes; the Collège International de Cannes cannot be held responsible for the loss of valuables, personal items, money, etc. unless these losses are due to proven negligence on the part of the Collège International de Cannes.
- Well-being and safety
The Collège International de Cannes is authorized to take any reasonable action necessary for the well-being and health of the participants. The Collège International de Cannes is also entitled to take all necessary measures to ensure that participants receive appropriate medical treatment if necessary. The costs incurred by this type of medical treatment will be borne by the participant, or by his legal representative if he is a minor. An authorization ; writing established by the legal representative is required in the context of certain stays which involve risks. Without this signed document, the Collège International de Cannes reserves the right to refuse the participant access to certain activities.
- Applicable law and jurisdiction
French law applies exclusively to the contractual relationship between the Collège International de Cannes and the participant. The competent court in the matter is the court of the place of residence of the Collège International de Cannes. The general conditions of sale in no way limit the laws applicable to the co-contracting party.