Learn french in La Rochelle - France

inlingua, open all year round, offering courses for young people, students and adults.

General Conditions of Sale

Enrolment on 'French as a Foreign Language Course', organised by inlingua, is without exception subject to the following General Conditions.

The participants of inlingua courses agree to follow their courses and adhere to inlingua 's internal regulations.

ARTICLE 1: OBJECTIVE

The General Conditions define the obligations of each party and clarify the role of inlingua and the service that the client has chosen to be provided with.

ARTICLE 2 : ADMISSION

At the time of enrolment, if the participant is under the age of 18, the contract must be signed by a parent or legal guardian, who must also provide full contact details.

 ARTICLE 3: METHODS OF ENROLMENT

inlingua accepts enrolments via one of its overseas representatives, via website or by post. A valid proof of identity will be required at the beginning of the stay for all participants from within the European Union. For all participants from outside of the European Union, in addition to valid proof of identity, a visa covering the duration of your stay will be also be required.

 3.1 Minors

All students under the age of 18 at the beginning of the course must provide, in addition to the documents stipulated in article 2, authorisation from a legal representative as well as a copy of their insurance.

 3.2 Foreign Participants

If the duration of stay exceeds three months, participants coming from outside of the European Union will be subject to specific conditions of admission.  It is the participants' responsibility to carry out any necessary administration in order to obtain their student visa.

 3.3 Final Enrolment

Once payment and enrolment fees have been received, each student will be provided with:

  • A confirmation of payment
  • A confirmation of enrolment including dates of the stay
  • A confirmation of accommodation, including contact information for the chosen accommodation.

These documents will be required when requesting a visa from the French Consulate.

 ARTICLE 4: FINANCIAL DETAILS

 All amounts due with regards to administration fees, courses, activities or accommodation must be paid in Euros.

All bank charges are to be paid by the client.

 ARTICLE 5: PAYMENT

 All fees pertaining to study or those annexed in this document are to be paid as follows:

  • By bank card (Visa, Mastercard or Eurocard)
  • By bank transfer to inlingua's bank account (Please ensure that the participant's surname is clearly referenced on the transfer)

A deposit of 25% of the total amount is due at the time of booking.

The remaining balance is due to inlingua at lease 4 weeks prior to the start of the course.

 ARTICLE 6: DEFERRING THE STAY

A participant who fails to be present for their course forfeits any right to defer.

No classes, nor any other service are provided by inlingua on bank holidays.  Any hours missed owing to bank holidays will be added onto either preceding or following days.

ARTICLE 7: CANCELLATION PERIOD

When enrolling on our courses, either by post or on line, you benefit from a 14 day cancellation period. This period starts from the date of the signature of the contract. The client must inform inlingua of their cancellation in writing by recorded letter, with proof of receipt. In the case of cancellation, inlingua will reimburse all funds paid out within 14 days from the date at which inlingua was informed of the decision to cancel.

ARTICLE 8: CANCELLATION AND DEFERMENT OF THE STAY

The participant or legal representative may, in writing, cancel enrolment prior to the start of the course without giving any justification or reason.

If this letter is received by inlingua 30 days* prior to the start of the course, all payments already paid to inlingua will be reimbursed with the exception of enrolment fees to up to the amount of 150 Euros if accommodation fees are included, or 80 Euros for all enrolments not including accommodation.

If the letter is received by inlingua between 30 and 15 days prior to the start of the course all payments will be reimbursed with the exception of an enrolment fee of 150 Euros, accommodation fees of 260 Euros per week for a maximum of 4 weeks.

If the letter is received by inlingua less than 15 days prior to the start of the course all payments will be reimbursed with the exception of an enrolment fee of 150 Euros, accommodation fees of 260 Euros per week for a maximum of 4 weeks and an additional forfeiture fee of 400 Euros  will be taken.

Any reimbursements will be made 4 weeks after receipt of the cancellation letter.

*Cancellation conditions are effective from the first working day that the email or letter is received

 8.1 Cancellation or Deferment by inlingua

If it becomes necessary for inlingua cancel or defer one or more courses, an offer of deferment will be offered.  If the participant refuses this offer, inlingua will honour the stay and courses subscribed to by the participant.

ARTICLE 9: INSURANCE

inlingua takes no responsibility for accidents, loss or theft of money or personal items, or of damage or injury to any student.

inlingua advises that travel insurance be taken out, covering cancellation fees and repatriation costs, as well as civil responsibility. inlingua can provide such an insurance cover. Insurance premiums are not included in the costs of the stay, but must be settled separately and are non-refundable.

ARTICLE 10: IMAGE RIGHTS

Photos of students taken during lessons or excursions can be used by inlingua for promotional material (brochures, internet site, social media) unless the student or their legal representative informs us, in writing, that they do not give permission.

ARTICLE 11: DISCIPLINE

In event of a participant failing to adhere to the inlingua's internal regulations, the inlingua management reserve the right to end the course without warning.

Each accommodation option carries its own rules, in particular when staying with a host family for whom you will receive the rules and general behaviour expectations where applicable.

ARTICLE 12: ACCOMMODATION

For all participants under the age of 18, parental permission is required.  This can be downloaded from our website.

ARTICLE 13: SETTLEMENT OF DISPUTES

French Tribunal will be able to resolve any dispute arising from the interpretation or execution of this contract. Only French Law is applicable.

 

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33 (0)5 40 00 02 00 | info@inlingua-larochelle.com

Inlingua La Rochelle
3 Rue Alfred Kastler 17000 - LA ROCHELLE | Locate us

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