Website Terms and Conditions:
All materials on Global Education Resource Center website have been prepared for general information purposes only. The information presented is not legal advice, is not to be acted on as such, may not be current and is subject to change without notice.
General Terms and Conditions (Including contracts, agreements, and services):
In-Office Appointments must be scheduled and confirmed by office staff at least 24 hours prior to visiting office location. Emergency appointments confirmed by office staff are subject to additional fees. Walk-ins are not allowed.
Global Education Resource Center does not issue refunds for academic information services rendered, consisting of but not limited to academic review, academic research performed, and academic research hours performed on behalf of client.
Global Education Resource Center does not issue refunds for academic information services, consultation hours, retainers between Global Education Resource Center and Client.
Global Education Resource Center does not issue refunds for client cancelling contract by client simply changing their mind on academic consultation services contractually agreed upon or demanding any services beyond scope of contract.
All contracts may be subject to additional charges, including but not limited to additional consultation and research fees, performed on behalf of clients for work performed beyond scope of contracts, to be billed at approximately $500.00 per academic research or academic consultation hour of one Global Education Resource Center’s employee time. Client is also subject to being charged multiple academic research or academic consultation hours at the same time or same specific hours, as multiple employees of Global Education Resource Center may participate in the client’s case at the same time frame or specific hours. All contracts are subject to after-hours fees including but not limited to, after-hours consultations, performed on behalf of clients.
Global Education Resource Center makes no warranty or guarantee about the content of the academic information services rendered; content usefulness, satisfactoriness or applicability to clients in any way.
Severability: If any provision of the Contracts, Agreements, or General Terms and Conditions is held invalid or unenforceable, the remainder of the Contracts, Agreements, or General Terms and Conditions shall nevertheless remain in full force and effect. If any provision is held invalid or unenforceable with respect to particular circumstances, it shall nevertheless remain in full force and effect in all other circumstances.
As the exclusive means of resolving through adversarial dispute resolution, any disputes arising out of any contracts, agreements, or with regard to Global Education Resource Center’s services will be resolved by binding arbitration administered by the International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR) in accordance with the CPR Administered Arbitration Rules, and each party hereby consents to any such disputes being so resolved. Judgment on the award rendered in any such arbitration may be entered in any court having jurisdiction. All arbitration proceedings shall take place in the state of California, Los Angeles county. Arbitrator fees shall be completely borne by the party initiating the Arbitration process. The Arbitrator’s travel expenses shall be completely borne by the party initiating the Arbitration process. Cost of arbitration location shall be completely borne by the party initiating the Arbitration process. Arbitration location will be conducted in a neutral location in Los Angeles county that is mutually agreeable to both parties. Each party hereto shall bear its own respective costs, expenses, and attorney fees with respect to the arbitration. If translator service is required for any party, only California certified and registered interpreter shall be present during arbitration. Cost of interpreter shall be borne by the party requesting translator service. The arbitrator must have served as an arbitrator at least 10 times prior to their service as an arbitrator in this arbitration. The arbitration shall be confidential and all material disclosed therein shall be returned to the disclosing party or destroyed at the conclusion of the arbitration.
Global Education Resource Center reserves the right to modify these Terms and Conditions at any time. Updated versions of the Terms will appear on “https://gercusa.com/terms-and-conditions/” and become effective immediately.
Clients are responsible for regularly reviewing these Terms and Conditions. Continued use of Global Education Resource Center academic information, consultation, and academic research services after any such update shall constitute client agreement with the modifications.
Please note, the Chinese translation of the Website Terms and Conditions and General Terms and Conditions is provided for reference only, if any discrepancies exist between the English and Chinese Website Terms and Conditions and General Terms and Conditions, the English Website Terms and Conditions and General Terms and Conditions will prevail.