1.1 Definitions. The following definitions and rules of interpretation apply in this Contract:
Affected Party: a party which is prevented, hindered or delayed in or from performing any of its obligations under this Contract by a Force Majeure Event;
Attendee: the persons booked onto the Training by the Customer;
Business Day: a day which is not a Saturday or Sunday or a bank or national holiday in England;
Charges: the charges set out in the Order;
Confidential Information: any and all information disclosed to it by the other party concerning this terms of this Contract, the business affairs of the other party, including (but not limited to) information relating to a party’s operations, forecasts, processes, plans, data, materials, strategies, product information, know-how, sales and marketing activities, customers, clients or suppliers, prospective customers, prospective clients or prospective suppliers, designs, trade secrets, software and market opportunities;
Contract: a contract for the provision of Training comprising the Terms and the Order;
Customer: the person or entity set out in the Order;
DPA: the Data Protection Act 1998 as amended, consolidated, extended or re-enacted from time to time;
Force Majeure Event: any circumstance not within a party’s reasonable control including, without limitation: acts of God, flood, drought, earthquake or other natural disaster; lock-outs, strikes or other labour disputes; epidemic or pandemic; terrorist attack, civil war, civil commotion or riots, war, threat of or preparation for war, armed conflict, imposition of sanctions, embargo or breaking off of diplomatic relations; nuclear, chemical or biological contamination or sonic boom; any law or any action taken by a government or public authority, including without limitation imposing an export or import restriction, quota or prohibition; collapse of buildings, fire, explosion or accident; and/or interruption or failure of utility service;
Intellectual Property Rights: all patents, rights to inventions, utility models, copyright and related rights, trade marks, service marks, trade, business and domain names, rights in trade dress or get-up, rights in goodwill or to sue for passing off, unfair competition rights, rights in designs, rights in computer software, database right, topography rights, moral rights, rights in confidential information (including know-how and trade secrets) and any other intellectual property rights, in each case whether registered or unregistered and including all applications for, and renewals or extensions of, such rights, and all similar or equivalent rights or forms of protection in any part of the world;
Laws: all applicable laws, statutes, regulations, codes and guidance, including byelaws of local or other authorities in any jurisdiction;
Location: the location(s) where the Training is to be delivered as set out in the Order;
Orders: The Customer’s order for Training as set out in the booking confirmation attached to these Terms;
Personal Data: personal data (as defined in section 1(1) of the DPA), or any part of such personal data in relation to which the Supplier receives, accesses or otherwise Processes in the course of providing the Training;
Representatives: The Supplier and the Customer’s representatives;
Training: the training to be provided by the Supplier under this Contract, as described in the Order;
Training Materials: any and all documents, materials or products provided by the Supplier for the Training;
Supplier: CNN Training Consultants Limited;
Supplier Personnel: the Supplier’s employees, workers, contractors, sub-contractors and agents who are engaged in the provision of the Training from time to time;
Terms: these General Terms and Conditions for the Provision of Training; and
VAT: value added tax chargeable under English law for the time being and any similar, additional tax.
1.2 Clause headings shall not affect the interpretation of this Contract.
1.3 References to clauses and sub-clauses are to the clauses and sub-clauses of this Contract.
1.4 A person includes a natural person, corporate or unincorporated body (whether or not having separate legal personality) and that person’s legal and personal representatives, successors and permitted assigns.
1.5 Unless the context otherwise requires, words in the singular shall include the plural and vice versa.
1.6 A reference to a statute or statutory provision is a reference to it as mended, extended orre-enacted from time to time. A reference to a statute or statutory provision shall include all subordinate legislation made from time to time under that statute or statutory provision.