The Board Game Design Course

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Privacy Policy and Terms of Service

PRIVACY

These terms were last updated Feb 5, 2019.

(See below for Terms and Conditions)

Personal Information We Collect

We receive, collect and store any information you enter on our website or provide us in any other way. In addition, we collect the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet; login; e-mail address; password; computer and connection information and purchase history. We may use software tools to measure and collect session information, including page response times, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information, and methods used to browse away from the page. We also collect personally identifiable information (including name, email, password, communications); payment details (including credit card information), comments, feedback, product reviews, recommendations, and personal profile.

Why Do We Collect Information

We collect such non-personal and personal information for the following purposes:

  • To provide and operate the Services;
  • To provide our Users with ongoing customer assistance and technical support;
  • To be able to contact our Visitors and Users with general or personalized service-related notices and promotional messages;
  • To create aggregated statistical data and other aggregated and/or inferred Non-personal Information, which we or our business partners may use to provide and improve our respective services;
  • To comply with any applicable laws and regulations.

How We Collect Information

When you conduct a transaction on our website, as part of the process, we collect personal information you give us such as your name, address and email address. Your personal information will be used for the specific reasons stated above only.

Storing Your Personal Information

Our company website is hosted on WordPress.com platform. WordPress.com provides us with the online platform that allows us to sell our products and services to you. Your data may be stored through WordPress.com’s data storage, databases and the general WordPress.com applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall.

All direct payment gateways offered by WordPress.com and used by our company adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover. PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our store and its service providers.

We may contact you to notify you regarding your account, to troubleshoot problems with your account, to resolve a dispute, to collect fees or monies owed, to poll your opinions through surveys or questionnaires, to send updates about our company, or as otherwise necessary to contact you to enforce our user agreement, applicable national laws, and any agreement we may have with you. For these purposes we may contact you via email, telephone, text messages, and postal mail.

We also use Active Campaign for our marketing automation platform. When you consent to receiving updates from Crazy Like a Box, we will transfer this information to Active Campaign.  By clicking submit to our form you acknowledge that the information you provide will be transferred to Active Campaign for processing in accordance with their Privacy Policy and GDPR Compliance.

We also use Leadpages to obtain contact information.  By clicking submit to our form you acknowledge that the information you provide will be captured by Leadpages for processing in accordance with their Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

When You Purchase From The Board Game Design Course / Crazy Like a Box

The Board Game Design Course is a division of Crazy Like a Box, Inc. You can purchase with confidence from Crazy Like a Box.  We value our customers and your privacy. We take every precaution to protect your information. All personal information is used to ensure efficient processing of your order. This information is used for contacting you with regards to your order, and our suppliers for producing your order, shipping and anything else to specifically identify and order, customer and/or their needs.

We will never give, sell or rent any personally identifiable information to any third party unless we are legally required to do so or you authorize us to do so.

Making a purchase from our site will automatically subscribe you to our newsletter, however, you can easily unsubscribe from this list at any time.

Public Information and Third Party Websites

Social media platforms and widgets. Our Websites include social media features, such as the Facebook Like button. These features may collect information about your IP address and which page you are visiting on our website, and they may set a cookie to make sure the feature functions properly. Social media features and widgets are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our Website. We also maintain presences on social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Any information, communications, or materials you submit to us via a social media platform is done at your own risk without any expectation of privacy. We cannot control the actions of other users of these platforms or the actions of the platforms themselves. Your interactions with those features and platforms are governed by the privacy policies of the companies that provide them.

Links to third-party websites. Our website includes links to other websites, whose privacy practices may be different from ours. If you submit Personal Information to any of those sites, your information is governed by their privacy policies.

Contest and Sweepstakes

We may, from time to time, offer surveys, contests, or other promotions on our website or through social media. Participation in our promotions is completely voluntary. Information requested for entry may include personal contact information such as your name, address, date of birth, phone number, email address, username, and similar details. We use the information you provide to administer these promotions. We may also, unless prohibited by the promotion’s rules or law, use the information provided to communicate with you, or other people you select, about our services or products. We may share this information with our affiliates and other organizations or service providers in line with this policy and the rules posted for the promotion

Accuracy and Retention of Data

We do our best to keep your data accurate and up to date, to the extent that you provide us with the information we need to do so. If your data changes (for example, if you have a new email address), then you are responsible for notifying us of those changes. Upon request, we will provide you with information about whether we hold, or process on behalf of a third party, any of your personal information. We will retain your information for as long as your account is active. We may also retain and use your information in order to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and prevent abuse.

Access or Correct Your Personal Data

If you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you, you are invited to contact us at or send us mail: Crazy Like a Box, 19 Kingdom St, Toronto, ON, M9P 1W1, Canada.  We will reply as soon as possible.

Withdraw Consent

If you don’t want us to process your data anymore, please contact us at or send us mail: Crazy Like a Box, 19 Kingdom St, Toronto, ON, M9P 1W1, Canada

Terms of Use and Privacy Policy Updates

We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it.

You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking on the unsubscribe link at the bottom of our emails.

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TERMS & CONDITIONS

THESE TERMS

These terms and conditions govern the way in which we supply products to you, including any online courses.

Please read these terms carefully before you submit your order to us. These terms tell you who we are, how we will provide products to you, how you and we may change or end the contract, what to do if there is a problem and other important information. All rights not expressly granted in these terms are hereby reserved.

You agree to review this agreement periodically to ensure that you are aware of any amendments to this agreement, which may be made at any time.

INFORMATION ABOUT US AND HOW TO CONTACT US

We are The Board Game Design Course, trading as Crazy Like a Box, Inc., a company registered in Canada and registered office at 19 Kingdom St., Toronto, Ontario, Canada M9P 1W1.

You can contact us via email at joe@boardgamedesigncourse.com

1.GRANT OF LICENCE

In consideration of your payment, we hereby grant you a licence to use the purchased online courses (“the Products”). This licence is limited, revocable, non-exclusive, non-sublicensable and non-transferable, and is subject to the rights and obligations granted under these Terms.

This licence is personal to you and cannot be shared or exchanged with others.

2. GENERAL

We develop, distribute and maintain the Products and will also provide you with log in details. We will also manage your access to the Products and provide support to you, where necessary.

You shall not copy, modify, transmit, distribute or in any way exploit the Products or any other copyrighted materials provided other than for your individual training. Any other purpose is expressly prohibited under these terms. You shall also not permit anyone else to copy, use, modify, transmit, distribute or in any way exploit the Products or any other copyrighted materials.

We provide the materials ‘as is’ and without any warranties, whether express or implied, except those that cannot be excluded under statute. We also do not warrant that the materials will be error free, including technical inaccuracies.

3. ACCESS TO MATERIALS

The starting date of your access to the Products is deemed to be the date that you first have access. We will attempt to contact you where your access period has ended. Where this is the case, we cannot guarantee that certification or completion (as appropriate) will be possible. As such, it is your responsibility to ensure that you complete the content within the allocated time period. If you do not think this will be possible, then extensions of time are available for purchase at an additional cost.

We will take all commercially reasonable steps to provide you with uninterrupted access to the Products. However, your access may be restricted from time to time for reasons beyond our control. Such reasons include force majeure events, power outages and actions from computer hackers and others acting outside the law. Your access may also be interrupted due to software issues, server downtime, increased Internet traffic, programming errors, regular maintenance and other related reasons. Where this is the case, we will take commercially reasonable steps to restore your full access within a reasonable period of time. ‘Commercially reasonable’ in these terms shall mean reasonable efforts taken in good faith, without an unduly burdensome use or expenditure of time, resources, personnel or money.

Our joint aim is to provide courses and materials of the highest quality. As such, improvements or changes to the Products or any other materials may occur at any time without prior notification in order to ensure that they are up to date and accurate.

Where your access to the Products is restricted for any of the above reasons, we may provide you with a free extension of time at our sole discretion.

4. PRICING AND PAYMENT

We use a third party payment provider, Ultracart. Payment for the Products must be made at the point of purchase.

You agree to provide payment for the Products in the stipulated currency and you will be liable to pay any relevant conversion charges, as well as applicable sales tax in your region. Please note that we must receive your payment in full before providing you with access to the Products.

Your payment includes the licensing of the Products for a limited period of time that is appropriate for the eLearning content. We are unable to provide a refund if you fail to complete the content within the allocated time, except at our absolute and sole discretion.

We reserve our right to review and change the pricing of any of our products. This will not affect products that have already been purchased.

5. CANCELLATION AND RESTRICTION POLICY

Where Products are delivered to you immediately, you will not have the right to change your mind. In other cases, you may change your mind within sixty (60) days of purchase, so long as materials have not been provided to you, downloaded, streamed or otherwise accessed. If you do wish to cancel, please contact us via email.

It is your responsibility to ensure that you meet the system requirements, including compatible hardware, software, telecommunications equipment and Internet service, prior to purchasing any content. We are unable to provide refunds where your access to the Products is inhibited due to insufficient system requirements.

We may restrict your access to the Products if you breach these terms, including without limitation:

  • a) A failure to make any payment due to us; or
  • b) Failure to provide accurate information that is necessary for us to provide the Products to you.

In these circumstances, we will inform you in writing with seven (7) days’ notice that your access to the Products will be restricted.

6. CONTENT AND BEHAVIOUR RULES

You may not access or use the Services or create an account for unlawful purposes. Your use of the Services and behavior on our platform must comply with applicable local or national laws or regulations of your country. You are solely responsible for the knowledge of and compliance with such laws and regulations that are applicable to you.

7. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

All rights, title and interest in intellectual property rights relating to the Products including copyright, patents, trademarks, trade secrets, improvements, developments, proprietary information, know-how, processes, methods, business plans or models (including computer software and preparatory and design materials thereof) and all other intellectual property (whether registered or not) developed or created from time to time shall exclusively be owned by The Board Game Design Course. While you may utilize the intellectual property, you understand that there shall be no transfer of ownership of the same.

Nothing that you see or read in the Products may be copied, reproduced, modified, distributed, transmitted, republished, displayed or performed for commercial use.

All other trademarks, service marks and trade names in this material are the marks of the respective owners and any unauthorized use is prohibited.

8. RIGHTS TO CONTENTS YOU POST

You retain ownership of content you post to our platform, including your courses. The Board Game Design Course is allowed to share your content to anyone through any media, including promoting it via advertising on other websites.

The content you post as a student remains yours. By posting content, you allow The Board Game Design Course to reuse and share it but you do not lose any ownership rights you may have over your content.

When you post comments, questions, reviews, and when you submit to us ideas and suggestions for new features or improvements, you authorize The Board Game Design Course to use and share this content with anyone, distribute it and promote it on any platform and in any media, and to make modifications or edits to it as we see fit. In legal language, by submitting or posting content on or through the platforms, you grant us a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free license (with the right to sublicense) to use, copy, reproduce, process, adapt, modify, publish, transmit, display, and distribute your content in any and all media or distribution methods (existing now or later developed). This includes making your content available to other companies, organizations, or individuals who partner with The Board Game Design Course for the syndication, broadcast, distribution, or publication of content on other media. You represent and warrant that you have all the rights, power, and authority necessary to authorize us to use any content that you submit. You also agree to all such uses of your content with no compensation paid to you.

9. OTHER IMPORTANT TERMS

You need our consent to transfer your rights under these terms to someone else. We may not agree to this as these terms grant a licence for your benefit only.

Nobody else has any rights under these terms – they are between you and us. No other person shall have any rights to enforce any of its terms.

If a court finds part of these terms illegal, then rest will continue in force.

Even if we delay in enforcing this contract, we can still enforce it later. If we do not insist immediately that you do anything you are required to do under these terms, or if we delay in taking steps against you in respect of your breaking this contract, that will not mean that you do not have to do those things and it will not prevent us taking steps against you at a later date.

10. UPDATING THESE TERMS

From time to time, we may update these Terms to clarify our practices or to reflect new or different practices (such as when we add new features), and The Board Game Design Course reserves the right in its sole discretion to modify and/or make changes to these Terms at any time. If we make any material change, we will notify you using prominent means such as by email notice sent to the email address specified in your account or by posting a notice through our Services. Modifications will become effective on the day they are posted unless stated otherwise.

Your continued use of our Services after changes become effective shall mean that you accept those changes. Any revised Terms shall supersede all previous Terms.