Bowen EHS® Member Center Membership Agreement
Description of Service
Bowen EHS provides an online member center for individuals preparing to take certification exams and continuing their education in the environmental health and safety (EHS) field. Bowen EHS® Member Center registrants (members) have access to view and participate in online discussion forums related to health and safety certification topics and other topics of general interest. Members participating in forums, webinars, study sessions and other interpersonal activities agree to follow the stated rules. The Member Center also includes publicly available resources for download for personal use. This document is also known as the Member Center Site Policy Agreement.
- Treat other members and staff respectfully.
- We all have different experience and education. Be open to learning from others and sharing your experience and knowledge.
- Use ALL CAPS sparingly and only to emphasize a point. (Using ALL CAPS is considered an online form of shouting.)
- Respect the integrity of certification exams. No specific exam questions may be posted. Content containing exam specific questions or information may be edited or removed entirely.
Bowen EHS reserves the right to remove content and forum posts that are deemed to violate these rules or any part of this agreement. Bowen EHS at its sole discretion may remove a participant from the Member Center for repeated rule violations.
Bowen EHS does not discriminate against participants on the basis of sex, gender identity, age, race, color, national origin, socioeconomic or ethnic background, religion, sexual orientation, or disability. Discrimination against participants on the basis of sex, gender identity, age, race, color, national origin, socioeconomic or ethnic background, religion, sexual orientation, or disability will not be tolerated.
Limitation of Liability
The total liability of Bowen EHS for any and all claims arising out of this agreement and the services to be provided shall be limited to the total compensation actually received by Bowen EHS from Member in connection herewith.
Except as specifically provided herein, Bowen EHS disclaims any and all warranties of any kind, express or implied, including, but not limited to, warranties of performace, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, accuracy, completeness, and currentness. In no event shall Bowen EHS be liable to Member or anyone claiming through or for Member for any lost profits, commercial loss, loss of use, or any consequential, exemplary, incidental, indirect, or special damages.
Availability and Privacy of Records
Bowen EHS shall maintain participant records for at least seven (7) years. Copies of participant records will be provided within two (2) weeks following a request for release by the participant. Bowen EHS does not share any participant records with third parties without express consent from the participant.
Online Classroom System Requirements
Unless otherwise specifically noted in the membership or course description page, training provided by Bowen EHS is presented online over the Internet. Internet connections and phone/data charges incurred by Member are the sole responsibility of Member.
Member must have adequate internet access, a device with an updated web browser, and the ability to view PDF files. Please refer to the computer requirements listed on this site for details.
Bowen EHS is not responsible for Internet connections of Member. Bowen EHS will reschedule any sessions when Internet connection problems are caused by the instructor's connection.
Participant Complaint Procedure
Ownership of Content and Materials
Any and all content and materials created, supplied, included, or provided by Bowen EHS in connection with any course or membership shall remain the sole property of Bowen EHS. Without limiting the foregoing, the parties acknowledge and agree that any and all right, title, and interest (including copyrights and trademarks) in and to the content, lectures, and recordings as originally presented as well as any training, study, or other materials provided (whether in print, via email, or other formats) are and shall remain the sole property of Bowen EHS.
Member shall have a personal, nonexclusive, nontransferable, limited license to use and view such content and materials for purposes of preparing for and participating in the course or membership and for studying and reviewing for any examination. Member may make copies of any materials so provided by Bowen EHS for their own personal use only. Member acknowledges and agrees that Member has no right to, and that they shall not, sell, assign, license, convey, transfer, publish, or distribute training materials, content, or copies of recordings, or any parts thereof, to others without the express prior written consent of Bowen EHS.
Member hereby grants to Bowen EHS complete rights to store, broadcast, and sell recorded training and other lectures in which the Member participated or to which the Member may have made contributions. Such grant by Member specifically includes the right to include Member's image or voice in any such recording as long as such items are included only in a manner consistent with how they may have been a part of or appeared in such lecture originally.
Any written materials, software, or other materials or items which may be provided to Member by Bowen EHS but which are not the property of Bowen EHS, Member agrees that such items are and shall remain the property of the owner of such items, that such items are being provided to Member with the permission or other agreement or authorization of the owner, and that Member's use of those items shall be subject to any applicable licenses, copyrights, or other agreements governing such items.
Premium Membership Cancellation and Subscription Payments
No refunds shall be issued for paid memberships.
A client may pay for a membership using a recurring payment subscription. When a client cancels their subscription payment, only the renewal is cancelled. The current membership shall complete its current term and no refund shall be issued.
Stored payment methods shall be removed automatically ninety (90) days after expiration date of membership's term. A client may cancel their payment method at any time. Doing so while a membership is active will result in loss of membership access after the expiration date.
This Membership Agreement and the accompanying registration form constitute the entire agreement between the parties concerning the subject matter hereof. No waiver, variation, or amendment of any term or condition hereof shall be effective without the written consent or approval of both parties hereto. This agreement shall be governed by and subject to the laws of the State of North Carolina.
No written signature by Member shall be required for online registrations. However, in such case, by completing the online registration form (which action Member hereby acknowledges and agrees shall constitute Member's electronic signature, Member acknowledges that he or she has read and understands this Agreement and that Member agrees to be bound by the terms thereof.