terms and conditions

Course Registration:

Registration can be made by phone, email, post, or online. Please note that the registration is binding in each case. 

Cancellation/Course transfer policy :

The participant can postpone their participation in a course, free of charge up to 5 working days prior to the first day of the course. In the case of a later cancellation or transfer, the full course fee is due.

Exceptions to this rule are the WSET® courses where the minimum deadline for cancellations/course transfers is 1 month. The full examination fee for the WSET® courses will be due when a transfer to another course is requested less than three weeks prior to the examination date.

Please note that all cancellations or course transfers need to be made in writing (email or post).

Course fees are not refunded.

This offer is subject to the condition that the minimum number of registrations are met to run the course. Should the minimum number of participants not be met, l’école du vin – Seeland reserves the right to cancel the course. The already registered students will automatically be registered for the following session in the form of a credit. The candidate wishing to cancel their registration, is required to inform Byron Catéchis for l’école du vin Seeland, in writing. The telephone or email notifications have no validity in this case. Refunds will made minus an administration charge of CHF 50.—as well as any other services such as examination fees.

Attendance – candidates are expected to attend all classes, should a candidate not be able to attend one day’s classes or three units during a module, the candidate will be required to complete the missing units or day’s classes at the next course availability and then sit the examination. The candidate will be liable for any extra costs incurred unless a medical certificate is provided within 7 days of the date of the absence specifying the reason for the absence. A certificate of attendance can only be issued when a candidate has attended all classes within the module.

Special Needs / Learning Difficulties – please inform us of any special needs you may have at the time of course registration or four weeks prior to the examination date (whichever is the longest) along with the supporting official (medical) documentation as appropriate.

Please note: for all our courses involving tasting, you need to be of the legal age for the consumption of wine, fortified wine, spirits and or sake according to the Canton of the course location. Please note, that the legal age is probably not the same for all the aforementioned beverages, but this can vary according to the Canton.

 

Conditions Générales:

L’inscription peut être effectuée par téléphone, courrier électronique, poste, ou en ligne. Veuillez noter que l’enregistrement est ferme dans chaque cas.

Politique d’annulation / transfert de cours:

Le participant peut reporter sa participation à un cours gratuitement jusqu’à 5 jours ouvrables avant le premier jour du cours. Dans le cas d’une annulation ou d’un transfert ultérieur, les frais de cours entiers sont dues.

Les exceptions à cette règle sont les cours WSET® où le délai minimum pour les annulations / transferts de cours est de 1 mois. Les frais d’examen complet pour les cours WSET® seront dues lorsqu’un transfert à un autre cours est demandé moins de trois semaines avant la date d’examen.

Veuillez noter que toutes les annulations ou les transferts de cours doivent être effectués par écrit (courrier électronique ou poste).

Cette offre est sujette à la clause conditionnelle qu’il doit y avoir le nombre minimum de candidat inscrit au cours pour que celui ci soit maintenu. Dans le cas contraire, les inscriptions déjà enregistrées seront automatiquement reportées sur la prochaine session sous forme de crédit. Le candidat souhaitant annuler son inscription doit prévenir Byron Catéchis pour l’école du vin – Seeland par écrit. Les demandes par téléphone et internet ne seront pas prises en compte. Modalités d’annulation le cours payé sera remboursé moins 50.- CHF charge de l’administration ainsi que les prestations spéciales telles que les examens.

Présence – les candidats sont censés assister à toutes les classes, si un candidat ne pourra pas assister à une journée des classes ou trois unités pendant un cours, le candidat sera obligé de compléter les unités manquantes ou les jours de classe à la prochaine séance du cours, puis se soumettre à l’examen. Le candidat sera facturé les frais supplémentaires à moins qu’un certificat médical est fourni dans les 7 jours à compter de la date de l’absence. Un certificat de participation ne peut être délivré que si un candidat a assisté à toutes les classes à l’intérieur du module.

Besoins spécifiques / Difficultés d’apprentissage: – veuillez nous informer au moment de la registration ou quatre semaines avant la date de l’examen (selon laquelle est la plus longue) dans le cas où vous avez des besoins spécifiques en nous soumettant les documents (médicales officiels) nécessaires.

Veuillez noter: – pour tous nos cours qui incluent la dégustation des vins, vins fortifiés, spiritueux et saké, vous devez être de l’âge légal dans le Canton où le cours est organisé. Veuillez noter que l’âge légal n’est pas nécessairement le même pour toutes les boissons mentionnées, mais la loi peut varier selon le Canton.

Allgemeine Geschäftsbedingungen:

Anmeldung:

Die Anmeldung zu einer Veranstaltung erfolgt telefonisch, per E-Mail, mittels oder Online-Anmeldung. Die Anmeldung ist für den Teilnehmenden auf jeden Fall verbindlich.

Verschiebung, Annullierung:

Der oder die Teilnehmende kann bis 5 Arbeitstage vor der Veranstaltung den Kurs kostenfrei verschieben. Bei späterer Absage ist grundsätzlich der volle Veranstaltungsbeitrag fällig. Im Fall einer späteren Verschiebung oder Annullierung ist die volle Kursgebühr fällig.

Von dieser Regelung ausgenommen sind alle WSET- Kurse. Hier beträgt die minimale Frist für Absagen/Verschiebungen 1 Monat.

Prüfungen des WSET können nur bis spätestens 3 Wochen vor dem Prüfungstermin verschoben bzw. annulliert werden. Für Verschiebungen nach diesem Termin ist die volle Prüfungsgebühr geschuldet.

Bitte beachten Sie, dass Verschiebungen/Annullierungen immer schriftlich (E-mail oder Post) erfolgen müssen.

Sollte die Mindestanzahl von Teilnehmer nicht erreicht werden, behaltet l’école du vin Sàrl das Recht vor, den Kurs zu stornieren, oder beziehungsweise, zu verschieben. Die registrierte Studenten werden automatisch für den nächsten Kurs ohne zusätzlichen Kosten angemeldet. Der Student, der seine Kursteilnahme stornieren möchte, soll Herrn Byron Catéchis (für die Firma l’école du vin – Seeland) schriftlich informieren. Telefonische oder per Emailmeldungen haben keine  Rechtliche Validität in diesem Fall. Kursgelder werden erstattet in spezielle Fälle minus Administrationskosten von CHF 50.– sowie andere Dienste wie Prüfungsgebühren. 

Anwesenheit – Es wird erwartet, dass Kandidaten bei alle Kurstage anwesend sind. Wenn ein Kandidat einen Kurstag oder drei Einheiten während den Kurs abwesend ist, wird der Kandidat automatisch zum nächsten Kurs verwiesen, um die fehlenden Einheiten oder Kurstag nachzuholen. Erst dann wird der Kandidat die Prüfung ablegen dürfen. Der Kandidat haftet für etwaige zusätzliche Kosten, es sei denn, ein ärztliches Attest wird innerhalb von 5 Werktagen nach der Abwesenheit vorweisen kann. Ein Zeugnis der Teilnahme kann nur ausgestellt werden, wenn ein Kandidat bei alle Einheiten des Kurses anwesend war.

Besondere Bedürfnisse / Lernschwierigkeiten: – bitte teilen Sie uns Ihre Lernschwierigkeiten bei der Kursanmeldung mit, oder vier Wochen vor dem Prüfungstermin (je nachdem, welche die längste).  Lassen Sie gleichzeitig die benötigte (ärztliche) Zeugnisse uns zukommen.

Bitte merken Sie: – für alle Kurse die Verkostungen beinhalten, muss der Teilnehmer von Gesetzlichen Alter für Wein, Gespritete Weine, Spirituosen und Sake sein. Diese Regel bezieht sich auf den Standort wo der Kurs stattfinden wird. Bitte beachten Sie, dass das gesetzliche Alter ist wahrscheinlich nicht gleich für alle genannte alkoholische Getränke, dies kann aber nach Kanton variieren. 

Termini e condizioni:

Iscrizione al corso:

L’iscrizione può essere fatta per telefono, e-mail, posta, o online. Si prega di notare che la registrazione è vincolante in ogni caso.

Politica di trasferimento di cancellazione:

Il partecipante può rinviare la loro partecipazione ad un corso, gratuitamente fino a 7 giorni antecedente del primo giorno di corso. In caso di cancellazione o trasferimento ulteriore, il prezzo del corso è dovuto.

Le eccezioni a questa regola sono i corsi WSET® in cui il termine minimo per cancellazioni o trasferimenti dal corso è di 1 mese. La tassa di esame completo per i corsi WSET® sarà dovuto al momento della richiesta di un trasferimento a meno di tre settimane prima della data d’esame del corso.

Si prega di notare che tutte le cancellazioni o trasferimenti dei corsi devono essere fatte per iscritto (e-mail o posta).

Gli spese del corso non sono rimborsati.

Questa offerta è soggetta alla condizione che il numero minimo di iscrizioni sono soddisfatte per eseguire il corso. Se il numero minimo di partecipanti non sarà raggiunto, l’école du Vin – Seeland si riserva il diritto di annullare il corso. Gli studenti già iscritti verranno automaticamente registrate per la successiva sessione nella forma di credito. Il candidato che desidera cancellare la loro registrazione, è tenuto ad informare Byron Catéchis per l’école du vin – Seeland, per iscritto. Le notifiche di telefono o e-mail non hanno alcuna validità in questo caso. I rimborsi saranno fatti meno una tassa amministrativa di CHF 50.-, così come tutti gli altri servizi, quali tasse di esame.

Presenze – i candidati sono tenuti a partecipare a tutte le classi, se un candidato non è in grado di partecipare a una giornata di classi o tre unità durante un corso, il candidato verrà richiesto di completare le unità mancanti o la giornata dei classi alla prossima disponibilità di corso e poi prendere l’esame. Il candidato sarà responsabile per eventuali costi aggiuntivi sostenuti a meno che un certificato medico è previsto entro 5 giorni lavorativi dalla assenza. Un attestato di frequenza può essere pubblicato solo quando un candidato ha partecipato a tutte le classi all’interno del corso.

Bisogni speciali / difficoltà di apprendimento – Vi preghiamo di comunicarci eventuali esigenze particolari si possono avere al momento della registrazione al corso o quattro settimane prima della data del esame (a seconda di quale è il più lungo) insieme con la documentazione di supporto ufficiale (medico) a seconda dei casi.

Si prega di notare: per tutti i nostri corsi che coinvolgono la degustazione, è necessario avere l’età legale per il consumo di vino, vino fortificato, liquori e sake o secondo il Cantone che il corso avrà luogo. Si noti, che l’età legale non è probabilmente la stessa per tutte le bevande di cui sopra, ma può variare a seconda del Cantone.

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