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TERMS AND USE OF WEBSITE AND SCHOOL SERVICES

This website or any portion of this website may not be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose that is not expressly permitted in writing by 123CE Inc dba 2BeTrained.com (123CE Inc.). By using and participating in this website or its services, you signify that you have read these terms and agree to be bound by and comply with them. If you do not agree to be bound by these terms, please promptly exit this website. 123CE Inc. reserves the right to modify these terms at any time and will publish notice of any such modification online at this website. By continuing to access a website after notice of such modifications, you signify your agreement to be bound by the modifications.

TERMS OF USE

You may use the 123CE Inc. website for lawful purposes only. You may not use the 123CE Inc. website to post, transmit or otherwise distribute unlawful material. Examples of unlawful material include, without limitation, threats of physical harm, defamatory statements, pornographic material, and copyrighted, trademarked and other proprietary material used without proper authorization. You may not attempt to use or distribute tools designed for compromising security or take any action to compromise the security of this website. Examples of these tools include but are not limited to password guessing programs, cracking tools or network probing tools. You may not "flood" or disrupt the 123CE Inc. website through any means or process. 123CE Inc. has the right and user agrees, that 123CE Inc. has the right to suspend, terminate or refuse any and all current or future use of this service for any or no reason.

COURSE COMPLETION

After purchasing any TREC CE or NMLS CE course(s), the course(s) must be completed within 6 months. Should you need additional time, simply contact Customer Support for an extension on the course(s). If the course is no longer an active course, the school will work with the student to replace the course with a different course which offers the same amount of credit and hours of instruction if one exists. If a course's approval with the regulatory agency expires, the course will be replaced with the new course or course number approved by the regulatory agency.

If you are purchasing a package of individual courses (for example - one of our 18 hour CE packages which is made up of 5 or more courses), it is your responsibility to ensure you complete all courses purchased in the package. No refunds will be offered on any individual courses not completed that were purchased within a package.

STUDENT CONDUCT

Cheating

Any user found to be cheating may result in suspension or revocation of a license and or other penalties. What is cheating? Allowing another person other than yourself to complete ANY portion of ANY class including course material, quizzes and/or final exams. User agrees that user is the person enrolling, and will complete all portions of the course(s) without the help of others. Users found to be cheating as determined by 123CE Inc, may be denied access or refused service.

Posting comments in the 123CE LMS

Student to student and student to instructor interaction and communication is available for use by all 123CE Inc students. 123CE Inc endeavors to foster an effective and meaningful learning environment for all students as well as the instructor. Users posting or using any of the following in the 123CE LMS as determined by 123CE Inc, may be denied access or refused service:

  • Inappropriate language
  • Disparaging comments about another person or business
  • Any comments that are meant to be sarcastic and/or do not add meaningful discussion to the learning environment of other attendees.

This doesn't mean you cannot be funny, but comments should either be informative or assist in fostering a meaningful learning environment for all.

LICENSING AGENCY REQUIREMENTS:

It is the user's responsibility to ensure that the course(s) chosen, comply with any credit the user may need for pre-license, renewal or state licensing purposes. It is the user's responsibility to ensure that he/she completes the required course(s) by any deadline they may have with any licensing agency.

Real Estate Courses: It is the user's responsibility to pick the appropriate courses to satisfy the user's licensing requirements. For instance - if the user is licensed by TREC, and is on the 1st renewal, the user may need 60-90 hours of SAE credit. Real Estate CE courses cannot be used for SAE credit and conversely SAE hours cannot be used for CE legal credit.

NMLS Courses: It is the user's responsibility to pick the appropriate courses to satisfy the user's licensing requirements. For instance - users may NOT take the same NMLS renewal CE course 2 consecutive years. In addition - some States occasionally require State Specific topics. User agrees to confirm the course meets the user's licensing requirements prior to purchase.

Licensing Agencies:

Licensing agencies may, on occasion, change renewal and/or pre-licensing education requirements. 123CE Inc is not responsible for these regulatory changes. For instance, such regulatory changes may change the required type of education or number of educational hours needed for renewal or to get licensed.

REFUND POLICY

User understands that problems and connection issues can arise when dealing with computers and the internet. 123CE Inc. will not be held responsible for any delays or charges due to technical difficulties. 123CE Inc. will not refund tuition for partially completed courses or packages. 123CE Inc. will not refund tuition for courses purchased that do not meet the individual user's needs, however, user may pick different courses with prior approval from 123CE Inc. Any questions about the amount of credit that a course is approved for, should be resolved before purchasing a course. Once purchasing a course, the user must complete the course within 6 months. The user further understands and agrees that if the user disputes any or all of the charges made to the credit card for services rendered, user agrees to pay an additional $35.00 administration fee.

CREDIT CARD AUTHORIZATION

Authorization hold is the practice within the banking industry of authorizing electronic transactions completed with a debit card or credit card and holding this balance as unavailable either until the merchant clears the transaction (also called settlement), or the hold 'falls off'. In the case of debit cards, authorization holds can fall off the account (thus rendering the balance available again) anywhere from 1–5 days after the transaction date depending on the bank's policy; in the case of credit cards, holds may last as long as 30 days, depending on the user's issuing bank. User agrees that 123CE Inc will not be held liable in any way for these holds or authorizations.

ISSUING OF COURSE CREDIT

Credit will not be issued on any partially completed course. User will provide a licensing agency license number if required to issue credit to. If user provides the incorrect license number, user will not hold 123CE Inc. liable for the user's mistake. If payment has not been secured, the user understands that completion notification will NOT be forwarded to the user, any licensing agency, or any other entity until funds have cleared both the user’s account and the school’s bank account.

Real Estate Renewal Classes: 123CE Inc. will submit completion notifications usually within 1 business day of the course completion date to TREC, but no later the 10 days of course completion and completion of any required Alternative Delivery Methods Reporting Form(s). TREC will typically post the completed hours to the TREC website within 1 business day. The actual course completion date will be utilized when determining if the licensee completed the course before their license expiration date. For users waiting until their deadline to finish their courses, please be aware that the completion date and time of the course will be at minimum, the number of hours the course is approved for. Users will ensure they complete any renewal applications and pay fees with any state agency requiring the renewal (prior to their expiration date).

NMLS Renewal Courses: Although 123CE Inc. is allowed 7 days to submit course credit to NMLS, 123CE Inc will normally submit the credit the same day, but no later the 7 days of completion (credit banking). NMLS only accepts credit banking for courses during certain periods of time. 123CE Inc is not responsible if credit is posted late for the user's deadline in the event NMLS is not accepting credit banking, or the NMLS system is non-functional.

NEW TREC CE RULES EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2015

Starting January 1, 2015; If your education is not posted with TREC and you try to renew your license and pay your renewal fee with TREC, you will be prompted to pay a $200 "deferral" fee.

How do you avoid this? Complete your education early.

Warning: Although TREC Rules allow school providers 10 days to issue credit, we submit CE credit electronically to TREC daily. This is the fastest way to get credit issued, but be advised, on a rare occasions, TREC's systems have been known to go down, sometimes for 24-48 hours. This can involve weekends. If this occurs, it may not be possible for any providers to issue your credit until TREC's systems are back up and running. This means it may not be posted in time with TREC to avoid paying the $200 deferral fee if you wait until your expiration date to complete your education. It is your responsibility to ensure you complete your education early enough to allow TREC’s processing time for your course credit.

Suggestion: To avoid all this, complete your education early. You are advised to complete your required renewal education at least 5 days prior to your expiration date and then pay your renewal fee with TREC. If you have questions concerning this new TREC Rule, please call us for assistance.

COPYRIGHT OWNERSHIP AND LICENSE

The information on this website is the property of 123CE Inc. and protected by U.S. and international copyright laws.

Copyright Notice:

Except as expressly prohibited on this website, you are permitted to view, copy, and print documents within this website (such as FAQs, papers, datasheets, and so on), subject to your agreement that all of the following conditions are met:

1. Your use of the information is for informational, personal, and noncommercial purposes only.

2. You will not modify the documents or graphics.

3. You will not copy or distribute graphics separate from their accompanying text and you will not quote materials out of their context.

4. You will display this copyright notice on all documents or portions of documents and retain any other copyright and other proprietary notices on any copy you make.

5. You agree that 123CE Inc. may revoke this permission at any time and you shall immediately stop your activities related to this permission upon notice from 123CE Inc.

The permission above does not include permission to copy the design elements, look and feel, or layout of the website. Those elements are also protected by copyright law, and may not be copied or imitated in any manner.

LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES

The 123CE Inc. website includes hyperlinks to websites maintained or controlled by others. 123CE Inc. is not responsible for and does not routinely screen, approve, review, or endorse the contents of or use of any of the products or services that may be offered at this or any other website. 123CE Inc. advises you to review the individual privacy policies of the respective websites.

MINIMUM SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

Student agrees to the following minimum system requirements and/or suggestions:

  • Computer - Obviously (includes optional iPad or Tablet)
  • Speakers - online courses occasionally have sound
  • Your own continuous Internet Connection - minimum 1.0 MBS recommended. Dial-up connection speeds may delay your course. Traveling? Wifi speeds on air planes may cause delays
  • Internet Browser.
  • Your browser needs to be Javascript Enabled. (This is usally set as a default.)
  • Adobe Flash Player for audio and video - (This usually already installed - free download below)
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader - For downloading completion forms or optional .pdf manuals (This usually already installed)
  • Our Learning Management System (LMS) has been tested on the latest versions of Internet Explorer, Apple Safari, Firefox, Google Chrome and Opera browsers.
  • Company computers may have security software that blocks Javascript and Adobe Flash. While this won't stop you from completing your course, it may affect audio.

Compatibility

While the 123CE website and LMS are designed and tested to work on all browsers, on a rare occasion, some security software programs, third party programs (such as internet advertising tollbars), and/or browser settings may affect operation. While 123CE will endeavor to assist in those rare instances, it is not 123CE Inc's responsibility to correct those types of system operational issues on the Student's computer or device.

ADVERTISEMENTS

123CE Inc. DOES NOT allow advertisements on its website, nor does it have any pop-up ads for any companies. If you are seeing pop-up ads while on the 123CEInc.com website, they are probably being caused by tool bars you have installed on your browser, not the 123CE Inc. website.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES AND LIABILITY

This website is provided by 123CE Inc. on an "as is" basis. 123CE Inc. makes no representations or warranties of any kind, expressed or implied, as to the operation of the website or the information, content, or materials included on this website. To the full extent permissible by applicable law, 123CE Inc. disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied. These services and information are provided without implied warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, including without limitation, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for use of a particular purpose, or noninfringement. 123CE Inc. will not be liable for any damages of any kind arising from the use of this website, including, but not limited to direct, indirect, incidental, punitive, and consequential damages.

The 123CEInc.com website does not install ANY software on your computer, however, Adobe Flash Player® (normally already installed on most computers) is required to play audio files. Adobe Reader® (normally already installed on most computers) is required to view PDF files that may be made available in certain courses.

AUTHORIZATION

By registering, user authorizes 123CE Inc. to contact them via phone and/or email for all purposes. Calls to or from 123CE Inc. may be monitored or recorded for training and other purposes.

ACTIONS ON COMPLAINTS

123CE Inc. reserves the right to investigate suspected violations of this Agreement. If 123CE Inc. becomes aware of possible violations, 123CE Inc. may initiate an investigation that may include gathering information from you or any user involved and the complaining party, if any, and examination of other material. 123CE Inc. may suspend the provision of the 123CE Inc. Services, temporarily or permanently remove the material involved from the 123CE Inc. servers, cancel posts, provide warnings to you, or suspend or terminate your access to the website. 123CE Inc. will determine what action will be taken in response to a violation on a case-by-case basis, it is at the sole discretion of 123CE Inc. 123CE Inc. will fully cooperate with law enforcement authorities in investigating suspected lawbreakers. Copyright violations should be reported to 123CE Inc.

INDEMNIFICATION BY USER

User agrees to indemnify, defend and hold 123CE Inc. and their affiliates harmless from any liability, loss, claim and expense, including attorney's fees related to a users' violation of these terms and conditions or the use of the services and information provided at this website.

CHOICE OF LAW/FORUM SELECTION

The 123CE Inc. websites are hosted on 123CE Inc. computing resources located in Texas. You agree that any dispute arising out of or relating to these terms or any content posted to a website including copies and republication, whether based in contract, tort, statutory or other law, will be governed by the laws of the State of Texas, excluding its conflicts of law provisions. You further consent to the personal jurisdiction of and exclusive venue in the federal and state courts located in and serving Fort Bend County, Texas, as the legal forum for any such dispute.

Information Collection

Information

123CE Inc. is the sole owner of the information collected on 123CEInc.com. 123CE Inc. collects information from its users at several different points on the 123CE Inc. website.

Registration

In order to use the services provided through this website, a user must complete the registration form. During registration a user is required to give contact information (such as name and email address). 123CE Inc. may use this information to contact the user about services on the 123CE Inc. website for which he has expressed interest.

Ordering

123CE Inc. requests information from the user on its secure order and registration form. A user must provide contact information (such as name, email, and address) and financial information (such as credit card number and expiration date). This information is used for billing purposes and to fill users' orders. If 123CE Inc. has trouble processing an order, the contact information is used to contact the user. In the event the registering user is using another person's credit card (3rd party card holder), 123CE Inc may require the card holder to sign an authorization form. If this situation arises, 123CE Inc will contact the user. 123CE Inc may require proper identification from users or cardholders. This policy is to protect the User, Cardholder, and 123CE Inc.

Information Use

Profile

123CE Inc. may store information that it collects through log files and/or third parties to create a profile of its users. A profile is stored information that 123CE Inc. keeps on individual users that details their viewing preferences. Consequently, collected information is tied to the user's personally identifiable information to provide offers and improve the content of the website for the user. This profile is used to tailor a user’s visit to the 123CE Inc. website, and to direct pertinent marketing promotions to them. 123CE Inc DOES NOT share a user's profile with any third parties, however, a user's profile and personal photo as entered by the user may be shown to other users when completing blog entries in certain courses.

Cookies

A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user’s computer tied to information about the user. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information while on the 123CE Inc. website.

123CE Inc. does not use tracking cookies.

Some of the 123CE Inc. business partners use cookies on the 123CE Inc. website (for example, Facebook, etc.). 123CE Inc has no access to or control over these cookies once we have given permission for them to set cookies for advertising.

Log Files

Like most standard website servers, 123CE Inc. may use log files. This includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the website, track user’s movement in the aggregate, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses, etc. are not linked to personally identifiable information.

Communications from the Website

Special Offers and Updates

123CE Inc. sends all new users a welcoming email to provide username and password, and purchase information. Established users will occasionally receive information on products, services, special discounts, and/or a newsletter. Out of respect for the privacy of the 123CE Inc. users, 123CE Inc. presents the option to not receive these types of communications. Please see the Choice and Opt-out sections.

Service Announcements

On rare occasions it is necessary to send out a strictly service related announcement. For instance, if service is temporarily suspended for maintenance 123CE Inc. may send users an email. Generally, users may not opt-out of these communications, though they can deactivate their account. However, these communications are not promotional in nature. Please see the Choice and Opt-out section.

Customer Service

123CE Inc. communicates with users on a regular basis to provide requested services and in regards to issues relating to their account. 123CE Inc. will reply via email, fax and/or phone, in accordance with the user's wishes.

Sharing

Legal Disclaimer

Though 123CE Inc. makes every effort to preserve user privacy, 123CE Inc. may need to disclose personal information when required by law wherein 123CE Inc. has a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with a current judicial proceeding, a court order or legal process served on the 123CE Inc. website.

Aggregate Information (non-personally identifiable)

123CE Inc. may share aggregated demographic information with partners. This is not linked to any personally identifiable information.

Third Party Intermediaries

123CE Inc. may use an outside shipping company to ship orders, and a credit card processing company to bill users for goods and services. These companies do not retain, share, store or use personally identifiable information for any secondary purposes.

Service Providers

123CE Inc. may partner with other third parties to provide specific services. When the user signs up for these particular services, 123CE Inc. may share names, or other basic contact information that is necessary for the third party to provide these services. These third parties are not allowed to use personally identifiable information except for the purpose of providing these services.

Business Transitions

In the event 123CE Inc. goes through a business transition, such as a merger, being acquired by another company, or selling a portion of its assets, users’ personal information will, in most instances, be part of the assets transferred.

Choice/Opt-out

123CE Inc. users are given the opportunity to ‘opt-out’ of having their information used for purposes not directly related to the 123CE Inc. website at the point. Users who no longer wish to receive the 123CE Inc. newsletter and promotional communications may opt-out of receiving these communications by replying with unsubscribe in the subject line in the email or contact us at 1.877.550.5808. Users of the 123CE Inc. website are always notified when their information is being collected by any outside parties. 123CE Inc. does this so its users can make an informed choice as to whether or not they should proceed with services that require an outside party.

Links

This website contains links to other websites. Please be aware that 123CE Inc. is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other websites. 123CE Inc. encourages its users to be aware when they leave the 123CE Inc. website and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this website.

Surveys & Contests

From time-to-time, the 123CE Inc. website requests information from users via surveys or contests. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and the user therefore has a choice whether or not to disclose this information. The requested information typically includes contact information (such as name and shipping address), and demographic information (such as zip code). Contact information will be used to notify the winners and award prizes. Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of this website. Users’ personally identifiable information is not shared with third parties unless 123CE Inc. gives prior notice and choice. Though 123CE Inc. may use an intermediary to conduct these surveys or contests, they may not use users’ personally identifiable information for any secondary purposes.

Tell-A-Friend

If a user elects to use the 123CE Inc. referral service for informing a friend about the 123CE Inc. website, 123CE Inc. may ask them for the friend’s name and email address. 123CE Inc. will automatically send the friend a one-time email inviting them to visit the website. 123CE Inc. does not store this information.

Chat Rooms, Message Boards, Blogs and Public Forums

Please keep in mind that whenever you voluntarily disclose personal information online - for example on message boards or blogs, through e-mail, or in chat areas - that information can be collected and used by others. In short, by posting personal information online that is publicly accessible, you may receive unsolicited messages from other parties in return.

Security

123CE Inc. takes every precaution to protect its users’ information. When users submit sensitive information via the website, their information is protected both online and off-line. When the 123CE Inc. registration/order form asks users to enter sensitive information (such as credit card number), that information is encrypted and is protected with the best encryption software in the industry - SSL. While on a secure page, such as the 123CE Inc. order form, the lock icon on the bottom or top of Web browsers such as Safari and Microsoft Internet Explorer becomes locked, as opposed to un-locked, or open, when users are just ‘surfing’. While 123CE Inc uses SSL encryption to protect sensitive information online, it also does everything in its power to protect user-information off-line. All of its users’ information, not just the sensitive information mentioned above, is restricted in its offices. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, a billing clerk or a customer service representative) are granted access to personally identifiable information. 123CE Inc employees must use password-protected computers to gain access to user information. Furthermore, ALL employees are kept up-to-date on security and privacy practices. If users have any questions about the security at the 123CE Inc. website, users can send an email by clicking Contact at the bottom of the 123CE Inc. website.

Correcting/Updating/Deleting/Deactivating Personal Information

If a user’s personally identifiable information changes (such as zip code, phone, email or postal address), or if a user no longer desires the 123CE Inc. service, 123CE Inc. provides a way to correct, update or delete/deactivate users’ personally identifiable information. This can be done contacting Customer Support using the information listed below.

Notification of Changes

If 123CE Inc. decides to change its privacy policy, it will post those changes to this privacy statement, the website, and other places it deems appropriate so its users are always aware of what information it collects, how 123CE Inc. will use it, and under what circumstances, if any, 123CE Inc. discloses it.

If, however, 123CE Inc. is going to use users’ personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time of collection, 123CE Inc. will notify users via email, or by posting a notice on the 123CE Inc. website for 30 days.

Contact Information

If users have any questions or suggestions regarding the 123CE Inc. privacy policy, please contact us at:

Phone: 1.877.550.5808
Mailing Address: 19901 Southwest Freeway, Sugar Land, Texas 77479
Updated: 01-01-2016


This was a very comprehensive course, covering a large amount of information on changes in laws, TREC rules, and promulgated forms. The information was very well organized, and the case studies that were added helped not only as examples of the application of the material, but also to make the course more interactive, and not just a textbook version of the material. Testimonial from Robert in Houston, Texas

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