Advanced Piano Coaching Online
6b. Terms and Conditions of Sale Online (TCS) - Fees
*For a one-minute recording time only (partial lesson)
of the service “aw4piano.info - Online Piano Coaching”
Terms and Conditions of Sale Online (TCS) - Fees
Version of 2017.03.27
IMPORTANT! The offer of the website “aw4piano.info - Online Piano Coaching” has been conceived in compliance with French legislation (cf. TCU - Articles 9-11).
TCS - Preamble.
These Conditions of Sale Online are concluded between, on the one hand
known hereafter as “Professor”
and on the other hand,
any person wishing to take piano lessons, advanced level, given by the “aw4piano.info - Online Piano Coaching” website
known hereafter as “Student”.
TCS - Article 1. Object.
1.1. The present Terms and Conditions of Sale Online aim to define the modalities to take piano lessons through the website “aw4piano.info - Online Piano Coaching” and the contractual relationship between the Professor and the Student.
1.2. The Student who wishes to take lessons on the website claims to be older than 18 years and has full legal capacity or will have permission from a person holding parental authority, tutor or else guardian.
1.3. Any order of a lesson or a subscription to the website “aw4piano.info - Online Piano Coaching” requires consultation and express acceptance by Student of these Terms and Conditions of Sale Online, whether or not this acceptance is conditioned by a handwritten signature from the Professor.
1.4. These Conditions apply to all orders on the website “aw4piano.info - Online Piano Coaching” and are accessible at any time on the website and will prevail, if necessary, upon any other version or any contradictory document.
1.5. Unless proven otherwise, the data recorded by the website “aw4piano.info - Online Piano Coaching” constitutes proof of all transactions.
1.6. In accordance with legal provisions, the User is reminded that to validate the order it is necessary to click on the button “Pay Now.“ This validation constitutes an electronic signature that has, between the Student and Professor, the same value as a handwritten signature and is worthy proof of the entire order and payment due following said order.
In all cases, the provision of an online credit card number and the final validation of the order shall be evidence of the totality of said order in compliance with the law of 13 March 2000 and will be worth payment of amounts committed by the request for a lesson or a subscription.
1.7. These present Terms and Conditions of Sale Online, rates, products, or services presented on the website “aw4piano.info - Online Piano Coaching” are subject to change without notice. In this case, the conditions applicable will be those valid on the date of the order.
TCS - Article 2. Fees and how the lessons take place.
2.1. The “aw4piano.info” website offers a certain amount of advice, free of charge, available on its public area, as well as more advanced and more detailed advice and exercises available only to Students of the Professor on their private area.
Each Student having paid at least € 50 (click to convert) for lessons will have unlimited access to the private area of the internet website “aw4piano.info” - to each article already existing as well as those added in the future (access by username and password).
2.2. Lessons break down as follows:
1) Advice on the text - in an email (see an example),
2) Scores - small exercises and / or fingering (see an example on the same page),
3) Videos where I play my exercises or the excerpts from the Student's piece - examples.
2.3. Fees for lessons and subscriptions. The table below and the article 2.1 above show the overall prices offered by the website “aw4piano.info”
recording time1, 2
€ / $**
|Partial lesson 3||2 min.||1||€ 10**|
|Complete lesson 4||10 min.||1||€ 35**|
|Monthly subscription 4, 6||15 min.||4||€ 120**|
|Trimester subscription 5, 6||15 min.||10||€ 250**|
Recordings may be longer, the Student will choose which excerpt (or excerpts) he has submitted for Professor’s advice.
2 For exceptional cases, suitably justified by an official financial document, a student can receive free lessons.
3 Solution for a single problem, advice about the text only. Recordings may be longer, the Student will choose which excerpt (or excerpts) he has submitted for Professor’s advice..
4 Advice about the text; if needed, scores (fingering, exercise) and video examples. Maximum two serious technical problems per lesson (which require long, detailed descriptions).
5 The subscription*** includes 4 lessons to be taken during a maximum of 40 days from the date of the order.
6 The subscription*** includes 10 lessons to be taken in up to 100 days from the date of the order.
***Lessons are not taken as part of a subscription are not refundable unless due to force majeure (illness or other exceptional circumstances) where they can be moved to the next subscription. In this case, the Student will be asked to provide health certificate or another document.
The ideal rhythm for the best results is usually one lesson every 4 to 7 days. It is important to maintain a regular interval between the lessons.
Possibility of private lessons in the Paris region (advanced levels) - write to me.
TCS - Article 3. Registration, payment and conduct lessons.
To register on the website “aw4piano.info - Online Piano Coaching”, the Student must complete a registration form online. Professor reserves the right whether of not to accept any given registration.
After his registration has been accepted, the Student will choose the type of lesson or subscription that suits him (cf. Conditions - Article 2.3) and settle the payment on the Payments page. Payment may be made online by credit card, a secured payment using Paypal France, by bank direct debit or by check (bank or postal checks issued in France only). When paying by credit card, an email confirmation will be sent to the Student containing all the information about the order. It is the Student’s responsibility to keep a paper or permanent digital copy of this information, which he must be able to provide again in the case of litigation. For payment by bank direct debit or by check, you are requested to contact the Professor. All data recorded and confirmed valid proof of the transaction. Confirmation is made legal by signing and accepting all transpired transactions. At the request of the Student by e-mail, an invoice (electronic or paper) will be sent to the Student.
3.3. Lesson - the first step
The Student sends the Professor the main video recording of the selected piece or excerpt and a score with his own fingering. In response, the Professor will send the Student his opinion and personalized advice within 24 to 48 hours.
3.4. Lesson - second stage
The Student may ask the Professor any additional questions within 24 hours maximum of receiving the instructions. If needed, the Professor may ask the Student to record a second video.
3.5. IMPORTANT! The answer to the questions, mentioned in point 3.4, in no way constitutes a second lesson. The Professor’s comments will only apply to the prior instructions. This offer expires in 24 hours after the Professor has sent the instructions for the lesson.
3.6. To avoid any misunderstandings resulting from technical internet problems, the Student is required to confirm receipt of each e-mail sent by the Professor.
3.7. The moment the Student sends a new video automatically triggers the beginning of a new lesson.
3.8. Professor reserves the right to quote on his site comments from his Students without mentioning their names.
TCS - Article 4. Technical details.
The Student declares understanding the following:
4.1. In order to benefit from the offers of “aw4piano.info - Online Piano Coaching”
site, he has access to:
● a computer;
● an internet connection fast enough to be able to upload his videos;
● a video recording device (mobile phone, webcam, camera, etc.).
Video Quality Requirements
● In the initial phase, i.e. correcting general errors, the quality of video and sound does not play a role too important - you can do with a mobile phone, webcam, camera, etc.
● At higher education levels (preparation for exams or contests) a higher-quality recording device may become indispensible.
● In general, a wide shot will be used, but the teacher can ask for a close-up at a specific angle.
4.3. Video transfers will be carried out through specialized websites.
4.4. No one can guarantee the correct operation of the internet as a whole.
4.5. Professor, in the process of selling online, is only bound by an obligation of means. His responsibility cannot be held liable for damages resulting from the use of the internet, such as data loss, hacking, viruses, interrupted service, or other involuntary problems.
4.6. Professor - as all teachers in all areas - shares with the Student his knowledge and his method through coaching adapted to his/her current needs and level. However, the final results depend on the proper and systematic work of the Student.
4.7. Professor disclaims any liability for any injury, direct or indirect, resulting from incorrect application of recommendations given to the Student.
TCS - Article 5. No right of withdrawal.
The Student cannot demand a refund payment of a lesson already given in accordance with Article L 121-20-2,1° of the French Consumer Code, under which the right of withdrawal can not be exercised for contracts providing services once they have begun, with the Student’s consent, before the end of the seven full day deadline.
TCS - Article 6. Intellectual property.
All educational elements such as texts, comments, works, illustrations and images, as well as all text tips, exercises, fingering and videos sent directly to his Students are, and shall remain, the exclusive intellectual property of Professor under Articles L.335-2 and following of the Intellectual Property Code.
These items are reserved under copyright, as well as intellectual property and this for the entire world. The Student agrees not to reproduce, make use of, repost, or use for any purpose whatsoever, even partially, the elements that have been assigned by the Professor, be they software, visual or sound, except where specifically provided otherwise.
TCS - Article 7. Archiving.
The data recorded by the “aw4piano.info - Online Piano Coaching” service are all evidence of past transactions between the teacher and the Student in accordance with Article 1348 of the Civil Code. The records digitalized on a reliable and durable medium will be considered by the parties as proof of communications, orders, payments and transactions between the parties. The data recorded by Paypal France constitutes proof of financial transactions.