Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions
 
Friendly warning: there’s a lot of text on this page. While we strongly encourage you to read through the full document, we prepared a quick summary highlighting the main points:
  • You are responsible for your own use of the We Speak Digital site and for all content you post in discussions, comments etc.
  • If you are a registered user, you will not share your password or let anyone else access or compromise your account.
  • You agree not to scrape, or otherwise download in bulk, any WSD Site content
  • All content is protected by copyright laws and offered for your personal use only. Downloading and sharing content without our prior consent is against the law.
  • We offer a 14-days full refund for membership first transaction. Also, you can pause your membership anytime. However, once you join the community and start learning new things every week, you won’t stop.
  • There is a no-refund policy for extra credit purchases.
 

And now, the full version…

On April 1, 2020, We Speak Digital adopted amended Terms and Condition, providing as follows:

Welcome to We Speak Digital. Please read these Terms and Condition(“TAC”) and Honor Code prior to registering for an account on our website or using any portion of the website (collectively, the “WSD Site,” which consists of all content and pages located within the wespeakdigital.me web domain), including accessing any course material, videos, chat rooms, or other electronic services.

These TAC and the Honor Code that follows are agreements (the “Agreements”) between you and We Speak Digital FZ-LLC. By using the WSD Site, you accept and agree to be legally bound by the Agreements, whether or not you are a registered user. Please also read the Privacy Policy for the WSD Site before you use any portion of the WSD Site. The Privacy Policy describes how your personal data is collected and processed when you use the WSD Site. If you do not understand or do not wish to be bound by the terms of the Agreements or Privacy Policy, you should not use the WSD Site.

We Speak Digital reserves the right to modify these TAC at any time without advance notice. Any changes to these TAC will be effective immediately upon posting on this page, with an updated effective date (see below). By accessing the WSD Site after any changes have been made, you signify your agreement on a prospective basis to the modified TAC and all of the changes. Be sure to return to this page periodically to ensure familiarity with the most current version of these TAC.

Any version of these TAC in a language other than English is provided for convenience and you understand and agree that the English language version will control if there is any conflict.

These TAC are organized as follows:

 

Rules for Online Conduct

You agree that you are responsible for your own use of the WSD Site and for your User Postings. “User Postings” means all content submitted, posted, published, or distributed on the WSD Site by you or other users of the WSD Site, including but not limited to all forum posts, wiki edits, notes, questions, comments, videos, quiz answers and file uploads. You agree that you will use the WSD Site in compliance with these Agreements, and all applicable local, state, national and international laws, rules and regulations, including copyright laws, any laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from your country of residence, and all United Arab Emirates export control laws.

As a condition of your use of the WSD Site, you will not use the WSD Site in any manner intended to damage, disable, overburden, or impair any We Speak Digital server or the network(s) connected to any We Speak Digital server or to interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the WSD Site. You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to the WSD Site, other accounts, computer systems, or networks connected to any We Speak Digital server through hacking, password mining, or any other means.

You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information stored on the WSD Site, its servers, or associated computers through any means not intentionally made available through the WSD Site.

If you are a registered user, you will not share your password or let anyone else access or compromise your account.

Furthermore, you agree not to scrape, or otherwise download in bulk, any WSD Site content, including but not limited to a list or directory of users on the system, User Postings or user information, online textbooks, course materials, videos or trademarks and logos. You agree not to misrepresent or attempt to misrepresent your identity while using the WSD Site.

Strictly Prohibited Items

THE FOLLOWING ITEMS ARE STRICTLY PROHIBITED ON THE WSD SITE:

  • Content that defames, harasses or threatens others;
  • Content that discusses illegal activities with the intent to commit them;
  • Content that infringes another’s intellectual property, including, but not limited to, copyrights or trademarks;
  • Profane, pornographic, obscene, indecent or unlawful content;
  • Advertising or any form of commercial solicitation;
  • Content related to partisan political activities;
  • Viruses, trojan horses, worms, time bombs, corrupted files, malware, spyware, or any other similar software that may damage the operation of another’s computer or property; and
  • Content that contains intentionally inaccurate information or that is posted with the intent of misleading others (this list, collectively, “Strictly Prohibited Items”).
  • You may not submit, post, publish, share, or otherwise distribute any of the above Strictly Prohibited Items on or via the WSD Site.


User Accounts

Customer using the website who are Minor /under the age of 18 shall not register as a User of the website and shall not transact on or use the website. In order to create a user account, you must provide your full name, an email address, your country or region of residence, and a user password. You agree that you will never divulge or share access or access information for your user account with any third party for any reason. In setting up your user account, you may be prompted to enter additional optional information (e.g., your year of birth). You represent that all information provided by you is accurate and current. You agree to maintain and update your information to keep it accurate and current.

We care about the confidentiality and security of your personal information. Please see the Privacy Policy for more information about the collection and use of data on the WSD Site.

Your Right to use Content on the WSD Site

Unless indicated as being in the public domain, the content on the WSD Site is protected by UAE and foreign copyright laws. Unless otherwise expressly stated on the WSD Site, the texts, exams, video, images, and other instructional materials provided with the courses and programs offered on the WSD Site are for your personal use in connection with those courses and programs only. Certain reference documents, digital textbooks, articles, and other information on the WSD Site are used with the permission of third parties, and use of that information is subject to certain rules and conditions, which will be posted along with the information. By using the WSD Site, you agree to abide by all such rules and conditions. You agree to retain all copyright and other notices on any content you obtain from the WSD Site. All rights in the WSD Site and its content, if not expressly granted, are reserved.

Use for Personalization and Pedagogical Improvements.

Our goal is to provide current and future visitors to the WSD Site with the best possible educational experience. To further this goal, we sometimes present different users with different versions of course materials and software. We do this to personalize the experience to the individual learner (to assess the learner’s level of ability and learning style, and present materials best suited to the learner), to improve our understanding of the learning process, and to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of our course materials, payment models, platform features, and offerings. We may publish or otherwise publicize results from this process, but, unless otherwise permitted under the Privacy Policy, those publications or public disclosures will not include your personal information.

User Postings

User Postings Representations and Warranties.

By submitting or distributing your User Postings, you affirm, represent, and warrant (1) that you have the necessary rights, licenses, consents, and/or permissions to reproduce and publish the User Postings and to authorize We Speak Digital and its users to reproduce, modify, publish, and otherwise use and distribute your User Postings in a manner consistent with the licenses granted by you below, and (2) that neither your submission of your User Postings nor the exercise of the licenses granted below will infringe or violate the rights of any third party. You, and not We Speak Digital, are solely responsible for your User Postings and the consequences of posting or publishing them.

License Grant to We Speak Digital and the Members

By submitting or distributing your User Postings, you hereby grant to We Speak Digital and the Members (as described below) a worldwide, non-exclusive, transferable, assignable, sub licensable, fully paid-up, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to host, transfer, display, perform, reproduce, modify, distribute, redistribute, relicense, and otherwise use, make available, and exploit your User Postings, in whole or in part, in any form and in any media formats and through any media channels (now known or hereafter developed).

CERTIFICATES AND OTHER PRODUCTS & SERVICES

About WSD membership

We Speak Digital offers a membership for a fee. This membership will automatically renew at the end of each term for a further term of 1 year unless either party gives the other written notice of termination at least 1 days prior to the start of the new term.

The WSD membership is billed on a monthly or annual basis. Because of this we operate on a no-refund policy except for in the first 14-days of your membership, when you can cancel at any time, and will receive a full refund. If at some point you feel that the community is no longer a fit, just let us know and we’ll cancel your membership. You’ll have access right up to the end of your membership period, and you’ll not be charged again. Refunds will be made onto the original mode of payment and will be processed within 10 to 45 days depends on the issuing bank of the credit card. 

For anything that you choose to purchase on the WSD Site, you agree to pay all applicable fees when due.

As described in the Privacy Policy, the processing of your payment information is done by a third-party payment vendor, and you will be routed to a secure payment flow controlled by that vendor to complete the payment transaction. Once your payment transaction is completed, a We Speak Digital confirmation page will be displayed, and you will receive a confirmation email with your name, order number, and the payment amount. Please retain this email for your records as this information will be required if you seek a refund from We Speak Digital, as described below. 

We accept payments with Visa and MasterCard cards in AED, and USD. Cardholder must retain a copy of transaction records and Merchant policies and rules.

Certificates

We Speak Digital may offer Verified Certificates of Achievement for courses (a “Verified Certificate”) for learners who, in the WSD’s judgment, have satisfactorily demonstrated mastery of the course or program material.

Certificates will be issued by We Speak Digital under its name. The decision whether a certificate will be awarded to a given learner will be solely within WSD’s discretion.

Subject to the foregoing, you might be required to pay a fee and complete the ID verification process for Verified Certificates. In order to authenticate your identity for a Verified Certificate, you will be prompted to take a webcam photo of yourself, as well as a photo of an acceptable form of photo ID (described below). Although these items are collected by We Speak Digital in accordance with these TAC and the Privacy Policy, you should be aware that the actual authentication of your identity is performed by an We Speak Digital third-party service provider and this information will be used only for the purpose of verifying your identity. Acceptable forms of photo ID’s are:

  • Government or State-issued driver’s license
  • Passport
  • National ID card
  • State or Province ID card (including cards issued by motor vehicle agencies)
  • In order to be accepted by We Speak Digital, your photo ID must:
  • Contain your full name exactly (excluding hyphens, accents, and spaces);
  • Contain a relatively current photograph of yourself;
  • Be an original document; photocopied documents cannot be accepted; and
  • Be current and valid; expired documents cannot be accepted.
  • Unfortunately, if you do not possess a photo ID meeting the criteria described above, We Speak Digital is unable to provide you with a Verified Certificate at this time.


Refunds

For membership fees, we offer 14-days full refund. To receive a refund, you have a period of 14 days after your first payment or 14 days after your membership starts whichever occurs later, during which you may cancel your membership and receive a full refund. Contact support@wespeakdigital.me to proceed with your refund.

For purchasing extra credits, there is a 14 days full refund as long as the credits were not used on We Speak Digital site. Once the extra credits were used we cannot proceed with the refund.

Coupon codes and other course entitlements are subject to expiration and any other conditions stated at the time of purchase.

All refunds will be made onto the original mode of payment and will be processed within 10 to 45 days depends on the issuing bank of the credit card.

Cancellation

You can pause or cancel your membership anytime.

If you decide to pause membership, you will not be charged the next cycle and your credits will not be renewed until you resume. Contact support@wespeakdigital.me to assist you with pausing your membership. You will not lose access to courses you already enrolled in.

If you decide to cancel membership you will not be charged the next billing cycle. With canceling the membership you will lose access to your account and courses you already enrolled in. Contact support@wespeakdigital.me to assist you.

Trademarks

The “We Speak Digital,” name, logos and seals are trademarks (“Trademarks”) of We Speak Digital FZ-LLC. You may not use any of these Trademarks, or any variations thereof, without the our prior written consent. You may not use any of these Trademarks, or any variations thereof, for promotional purposes, or in any way that deliberately or inadvertently claims, suggests or, in the owner’s sole judgment, gives the appearance or impression of a relationship with or endorsement by the owner.

All Trademarks not owned by We Speak Digital that appear on the WSD Site or on or through the services made available on or through the WSD Site, if any, are the property of their respective owners.

Nothing contained on the WSD Site should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right to use any Trademark displayed on the WSD Site without the written permission of the owner of the applicable Trademark.

Digital Millennium Copyright Act

Copyright owners who believe their material has been infringed on the WSD Site should contact We Speak Digital’s designated copyright agent at copyright@wespeakdigital.me.

Notification must include:

  • Identification of the copyrighted work, or, in the case of multiple works at the same location, a representative list of such works at that site.
  • Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity. You must include sufficient information for us to locate the material (e.g., URL, IP address, computer name).
  • Information for us to be able to contact the complaining party (e.g., email address, phone number).
  • A statement that the complaining party believes that the use of the material has not been authorized by the copyright owner or an authorized agent.
  • A statement that the information in the notification is accurate and that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner.


Disclaimers of Warranty / Limitations of Liabilities

THE WSD SITE AND ANY INFORMATION, CONTENT OR SERVICES MADE AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH THE WSD SITE ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND (EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR OTHERWISE), INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT, EXCEPT INSOFAR AS ANY SUCH IMPLIED WARRANTIES MAY NOT BE DISCLAIMED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.

WE SPEAK DIGITAL AND THE WE SPEAK DIGITAL PARTICIPANTS (AS DEFINED BELOW) DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE WSD SITE WILL OPERATE IN AN UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE MANNER, THAT THE WSD SITE IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS, OR THAT THE COURSES OR CONTENT PROVIDED WILL MEET YOUR NEEDS OR EXPECTATIONS. WE SPEAK DIGITAL AND THE WE SPEAK DIGITAL PARTICIPANTS ALSO MAKE NO WARRANTY ABOUT THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, TIMELINESS, OR QUALITY OF THE WSD SITE OR ANY COURSES OR CONTENT, OR THAT ANY PARTICULAR COURSES OR CONTENT WILL CONTINUE TO BE MADE AVAILABLE. “WE SPEAK DIGITAL PARTICIPANTS” MEANS ALL THE ENTITIES PROVIDING INFORMATION, CONTENT, OR SERVICES FOR THE WSD SITE, THE COURSE INSTRUCTORS, AND THEIR STAFFS.

USE OF THE WSD SITE, AND THE CONTENT AND SERVICES OBTAINED FROM OR THROUGH THE WSD SITE, IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. YOUR ACCESS TO OR DOWNLOAD OF INFORMATION, MATERIALS, OR DATA THROUGH THE WSD SITE OR ANY REFERENCE SITES IS AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK, AND YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR PROPERTY (INCLUDING YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM) OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OR USE OF SUCH MATERIAL OR DATA, UNLESS OTHERWISE EXPRESSLY PROVIDED FOR IN THE PRIVACY POLICY.

User Postings Disclaimer

You understand that when using the WSD Site you will be exposed to User Postings from a variety of sources and that neither We Speak Digital nor the We Speak Digital Participants are responsible for the accuracy, usefulness, reliability or intellectual property rights of or relating to such User Postings. You further understand and acknowledge that you may be exposed to User Postings that are inaccurate, offensive, defamatory, indecent or objectionable and you agree to waive, and hereby do waive, any legal or equitable rights or remedies you have or may have against We Speak Digital or any of the We Speak Digital Participants with respect thereto.

Neither We Speak Digital nor any of the We Speak Digital Participants endorse any User Postings or any opinion, recommendation or advice expressed therein. Neither We Speak Digital nor any of the We Speak Digital Participants have any obligation to monitor any User Postings or any other user communications through the WSD Site.

However, We Speak Digital reserves the right to review User Postings and to exercise its sole discretion to edit or remove, in whole or in part, any User Posting at any time and for any reason, or to allow the We Speak Digital Participants to do so. Without limiting the foregoing, upon receiving notice from a user or a content owner that a User Posting allegedly does not conform to these TAC, We Speak Digital may investigate the allegation and determine in its sole discretion whether to remove the User Posting, which it reserves the right to do at any time and without notice.

Third-Party Services; Links to Other Websites

The WSD Site and individual courses may be integrated with third-party services or include hyperlinks to websites maintained or controlled by third parties. We Speak Digital and the We Speak Digital Participants are not responsible for and do not routinely screen, approve, review or endorse the contents of or use of any of the products or services that may be offered by such third parties.

If you decide to access any third-party services or linked third-party websites, you do so at your own risk.

TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, YOU AGREE THAT NEITHER WE SPEAK DIGITAL NOR ANY OF THE WE SPEAK DIGITAL PARTICIPANTS WILL BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGES, EITHER ACTUAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL, ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THESE TERMS OF SERVICE, OR YOUR (OR ANY THIRD PARTY’S) USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE WSD SITE, OR YOUR PLACEMENT OF CONTENT ON THE WSD SITE, OR YOUR RELIANCE UPON INFORMATION OBTAINED FROM OR THROUGH THE WSD SITE, WHETHER YOUR CLAIM IS BASED IN CONTRACT, TORT, STATUTORY OR OTHER LAW.

IN PARTICULAR, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, NEITHER WE SPEAK DIGITAL NOR ANY OF THE WE SPEAK DIGITAL PARTICIPANTS WILL HAVE ANY LIABILITY FOR ANY CONSEQUENTIAL, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, WHETHER FORESEEABLE OR UNFORESEEABLE AND WHETHER OR NOT WE SPEAK DIGITAL OR ANY OF THE WE SPEAK DIGITAL PARTICIPANTS HAS BEEN NEGLIGENT OR OTHERWISE AT FAULT (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, CLAIMS FOR DEFAMATION, ERRORS, LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF DATA, OR INTERRUPTION IN AVAILABILITY OF DATA).

CERTAIN COUNTRY OR STATE LAWS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN DAMAGES. IF THESE LAWS APPLY TO YOU, SOME OR ALL OF THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS, OR LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU, AND YOU MIGHT HAVE ADDITIONAL RIGHTS.

Indemnification

You agree to defend, hold harmless, and indemnify We Speak Digital and the We Speak Digital Participants, and their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, faculty, students, fellows, governing board members, agents and employees from and against any third-party claims, actions, or demands arising out of, resulting from or in any way related to your use of the WSD Site, including any liability or expense arising from any and all claims, losses, damages (actual and consequential), suits, judgments, litigation costs, and attorneys’ fees, of every kind and nature. In such a case, We Speak Digital or the applicable We Speak Digital Participant will provide you with written notice of such claim, suit, or action.

Additional Terms

Termination Rights; Discontinuation of Courses and Content.

You agree that We Speak Digital, in its sole discretion, may terminate your use of the WSD Site or your participation in it, for any reason or no reason, upon notice to you. It is We Speak Digital’s policy to terminate in appropriate circumstances the accounts of users of the WSD Site who are repeat copyright infringers. We Speak Digital and the We Speak Digital Participants reserve the right at any time in their sole discretion to cancel, delay, reschedule or alter the format of any course offered through We Speak Digital, or to cease providing any part or all of the WSD Site content or related services, and you agree that neither We Speak Digital nor any of the We Speak Digital Participants will have any liability to you for such an action. If you no longer desire to participate in the WSD Site, you may terminate your participation at any time. The rights granted to you hereunder will terminate upon any termination of your right to use the WSD Site, but the other provisions of the Agreements will survive any such termination.

Entire Agreement

The Agreements constitute the entire agreement between you and We Speak Digital with respect to your use of the WSD Site, superseding any prior agreements between you and We Speak Digital regarding your use of the WSD Site.

Waiver and Severability

The failure of We Speak Digital to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Agreements shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of the Agreements is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties’ intentions as reflected in the provision and the other provisions of the Agreements shall remain in full force and effect.

Choice of Law/Forum Selection

United Arab of Emirates is our country of domicile. You agree that the Agreements and any claim or dispute arising out of or relating to the Agreements or any content or service obtained from or through the WSD Site will be governed by the laws of the United Arab Emirates, excluding its conflicts of law provisions. You agree that all such claims and disputes will be heard and resolved exclusively in the federal or state courts located in and serving Dubai, UAE. You consent to the personal jurisdiction of those courts over you for this purpose, and you waive and agree not to assert any objection to such proceedings in those courts (including any defense or objection of lack of proper jurisdiction or venue or inconvenience of forum).

We will not trade with or provide any services to OFAC and sanctioned countries.

Effective Date:

April 1, 2020.

 

Honor Code

Collaboration Policy

By enrolling in a course on We Speak Digital, you are joining a special worldwide community of learners. The aspiration of We Speak Digital is to provide anyone with an internet connection access to professional courses from the best trainers in the world and to provide our learners the best educational experience internet technology enables.

You are a part of the community that will help We Speak Digital achieve this goal. We Speak Digital depends upon your motivation to learn the material and to do so with honesty and academic integrity. In order to participate in We Speak Digital, you must agree to the Honor Code below and any additional terms specific to a course or program. This Honor Code, and any additional terms, will be posted on each course website.

Honor Code Pledge

By enrolling in an We Speak Digital course or program, I agree that I will:

  • Complete all tests and assignments on my own, unless collaboration on an assignment is explicitly permitted.
  • Maintain only one user account, unless We Speak Digital has approved the use of a separate user account in connection with an employer-sponsored or university-sponsored program.
  • Not let anyone else use my username and/or password.
  • Not engage in any activity that would dishonestly improve my results, or improve or hurt the results of others.
  • Not post answers to problems that are being used to assess learner performance.


Violations

If you are found in violation of the Terms of Service or Honor Code, you may be subject to one or more of the following actions:

  • Receiving a zero or no credit for an assignment;
  • Having any certificate earned in the course or program withheld or revoked;
  • Being unenrolled from a course or program; or
  • Termination of your use of the WSD Site.
  • Additional actions may be taken at the sole discretion of We Speak Digital and We Speak Digital Member course providers.
 

No refunds will be issued in the case of any corrective action for such violations.

Honor Code violations will be determined at the sole discretion of We Speak Digital Members. You will be notified if a determination has been made that you have violated this Honor Code and you will be informed of the corresponding action to be taken as a result of the violation

Changing the Honor Code

Please note that we review and may make changes to this Honor Code from time to time. Any changes to this Honor Code will be effective immediately upon posting on this page, with an updated effective date. By accessing the WSD Site after any changes have been made, you signify your agreement on a prospective basis to the modified Honor Code and any changes contained therein. Be sure to return to this page periodically to ensure familiarity with the most current version of this Honor Code.

 Effective Date:

April 1, 2020