Your purchase of membership or any down payment made towards the membership implies full acceptance and understanding of this agreement. Paying for the membership constitutes a binding agreement between AutobodyAssociation.org, Autobody.club, and ACES Inc. (hereinafter referred to as "ACES") and the enrolled member. Any payment by or on behalf of the enrolled member or shop, confirms that the enrolled member and payee have both read and agree to these terms.
A. I certify that I am enrolling in the AutobodyAssociation.org Trusted Member Program (hereinafter referred to as “The Membership”) to increase my auto estimating experience, quickly access important shop guidelines/materials, increase my marketing experience, and not for any other purpose.
B. I certify that I am not an employee or an agent of any other auto estimating company, any other auto body association, web development company or marketing company.
C. I agree to make a down payment today and then pay a monthly membership service fee every month for the remainder of my membership in the association. This final price includes all taxes and fees. D. I understand that if I can't make a payment within three (3) days following its due date that I agree for my account to automatically disable.
E. I understand that if I make a down payment towards the membership today, I am reserving the price displayed on the sales page at the time I make the payment and any price changes after I make my one-time down payment will not add to my balance. I understand that if I don't pay today, ACES can change the price of the membership tomorrow or at any time without notice.
F. I understand that it is my responsibility to verify that ACES has received my payment for enrollment and that my dues are paid in full every month before I can access my virtual classroom and shop services for that month.
G. By making a down payment of any size, I understand that I am responsible for paying ACES the full balance of my balance within three (3) months of my original date of initial payment or I will forfeit any previous payments made before that deadline. If I paid my one-time down payment in full using a loan program from a 3rd party (ie. Paypal Credit), I understand that all of my down payment terms are not the responsiblity of ACES and that I must contact my lender directly for any and all customer service regarding my payments. H. I understand if I want to pay using a cashier's check or money order, I can send payments to: ACES Inc. P.O. Box 372312, Reseda, CA 91337. I. I agree that my membership cannot be transferred to any other person or persons in whole or in part and that no refunds will be given at any time for any reason whatsoever. I understand that the upgraded license I am receiving today will allow me to grant employees access to my account while they are physically at the shop my membership is associated with. I understand that the extended license I am receiving today will allow me (and anyone physically located at my shop) to access all new material at no extra charge as the portals are updated.
J. I agree that ACES has the right to withdraw me from membership access at any time for any reason with a prorated refund of the monthly membership dues. K. I agree that the full payment of the membership is non-refundable and will not be returned, regardless of the reason. L. I understand that access to the course materials will gradually be given to me over a period of time decided upon by ACES, not exceeding four (4) months after my balance is zero. M. I understand that I will have access to my virtual classroom and membership services online for as long as I am an AutobodyAssociation.org member. I also understand that the down payment includes one (1) member of my staff (or myself) to become officially ACES Certified as an estimator but that the same training material is available to anyone at my shop. N. I understand that the chosen employee will receive an official certificate of completion from ACES with a certification number so employees can verify my completion of the course only after I have completed the lessons and acheive a passing score on the final exam. I also understand that I will receive an official certification to display in my shop as a trusted member of the AutobodyAssociation.org professional development community with an experation date of my next payment due date.
2. ACES MATERIALS
A. I understand the materials that I receive and view as a member of EstimatorSchool.com and Autobody.club (both hereinafter referred to together as “ACES Materials”) include, but are not limited to; the ACES online lessons, videos and programs.
B. I agree that the ACES Materials that I receive as a member in the membership portal are confidential and proprietary to ACES, and cannot be sold, loaned, rented, given away, distributed, advertised for sale through any medium, placed on the Internet for any reason or exploited in any manner.
C. I agree that I will not copy or cause to be copied or reproduced in any manner, electronic or otherwise, any of the ACES Materials, any notes based on these materials, or any notes based on anything provided to you by ACES.
D. I agree that any attempt, through any medium, to sell, loan, rent, give away, distribute, or copy any of the ACES Materials will constitute a breach of this agreement.
E. I understand that any breach of Section 2B, Section 2C, or Section 2D of this agreement violates the copyrights of ACES.
F. I agree that I will not allow any person or persons (including myself) use any of the ACES Materials, any notes based on the ACES Materials, any use of my login credentials, any use of my online acess, or any notes based on anything related to the products, services and access provided by ACES unless that person or persons (including myself) is accessing the account from one (1) of two (2) IP addresses associated with my shop and/or portable device.
G. I agree to make my monthly or yearly payment(s) agreed upon by this contract with ACES Inc. I understand that all payments must be post marked by the due date or paid via Paypal, Moonclerk (credit card) on or before thirty (30) days from each payment. H. I agree that if ACES determines that I have breached Section 2B, Section 2C, Section 2D, or Section 2F of this agreement, I will return all ACES Materials that I receive to ACES at my own expense within three (3) business days, lose access to the classroom, and forfeit any payments that I have made.
3. NO RECORDING OF ACES CLASSES
A. I agree that I will not tape-record, video-record, transmit, screen-shot, or otherwise reproduce in any manner any of ACES Materials I have access to.
4. STUDENT CONDUCT
A. I agree that I will not engage in any activity in or outside of the classroom that would, by commonsense standards, be disruptive to any ACES owned website, material, and/or course as a whole or inconsiderate to other individual students or instructors in any way.
B. I understand that communicating, texting, posting on the internet, or talking about the class in any way while still having acess to the course will be considered a breach of Section 4A of this agreement.
C. I agree that I will not solicit ACES instructors or students for any reason. This includes, but is not limited to, soliciting instructors for private tutoring or private consulting, attempting to sell any item to instructors or students, requesting students to fill out surveys, petitions, or other forms, and soliciting a student or instructor for the purpose of starting any kind of estimate preparation business.
5. GUARANTEE OF PERFORMANCE
A. I understand that ACES makes no guarantee, express or implied, regarding the estimating improvement of any member or the profit improvements of any business.
6. AMENDMENTS A. This Agreement may not be changed orally, but instead, only by a subsequent agreement in writing signed by both ACES In-House Counsel and me.
7. PERSONAL JURISDICTION
A. I agree that California law shall govern this agreement, and any litigation arising out of this agreement shall be commenced in Los Angeles County, California. To adjudicate any such litigation, I consent to the jurisdiction of the California courts even if my residence is in another state or country and I would not otherwise be subject to such jurisdiction.
8. ATTORNEY FEES
A. I agree that in any legal action arising out of this agreement, the prevailing party shall be entitled to recover the reasonable attorneys’ fees incurred by such party in the proceeding.
I have read this online agreement in its entirety and I hereby accept all of the above covenants, policies, and stipulations with respect to ACES Inc. as binding and effective from and after the date of my enrollment.
I understand that the price of membership may increase if I don't make a down payment now. I agree that purchasing The Membership implies full acceptance and understand of this agreement. Paying for membership constitutes a binding agreement between ACES Inc. and the enrolled member and/or business. Any payment by or on behalf of the enrolled member confirms the enrolled member and payee have both read and agree to these terms.