Terms of Service and Privacy Policy

Company details:

The name of the online course provider is OnTESOL.com, Inc., in affiliation with Coventry House International, based at 2 Bloor St. West – Suite 1902Toronto- Ontario- M4W 3R1- Canada. If you need to contact us for any reason please write to us at the address above, by e-mail at info@ontesol.com or by phone at 416.929.0227.

Your privacy

We at OnTESOL.com value our web site visitors as well as our prospective and enrolled students. We will not release any personal information given to us by you (including your email address) to any third party for any reason, without asking your permission first.

10-hour Teaching English Online:

Course material

This course is fully online and all study material can be found in the student account.

Course Duration

This course takes a minimum of 10 hours to complete and the maximum time allocated for this course is 2 months.

Course activation

After processing your enrollment and payment, we will contact you with your login information within 24 hours.

Personal tutor

There is no tutor support provided for this specialist course.

Marking Assessment

A final assignment with pass or fail. Candidates are required to successfully complete a 1,000 word reflection essay.

Rights and Code of Conduct

This code of conduct is designed to provide an explicit definition of the minimal standards of personal conduct that Coventry House International- OnTESOL expects of all its students. It represents a benchmark of expectations regarding students, and defines the boundaries within a rewarding and mutually supportive learning environment can be created. It is based on the assumption that most students in the course already uphold these statements of conduct and can, without reservation endorse them.

a. Scope of conduct: Appropriate student conduct can be defined by describing behaviors that demonstrate its presence and then, conversely, by defining activities that clearly demonstrate its absence. Student conduct will be demonstrated in the following areas of activity:

    • Conduct related to academic performance
    • Relationship with tutors and staff

b. Inappropriate behavior: students will ensure that their behavior is at all times respectful of others. Students are not to use the online environment to:

    • Utter scurrilous, profane, or obscene language;
    • Make remarks or engage in conduct that is racist, sexist, or in other ways discriminatory as defined by the Ontario Human Rights Code;
    • Engage in behaviors or make remarks that could reasonably be interpreted as threatening;
    • Encourage, by inaction or innuendo, the development of a learning environment that is fractious, disrespectful of others, or inconsistent with the student code of conduct. 

c. Conduct related to academic performance: students will take responsibility for their own academic achievement. Student will demonstrate their commitment to their own goal of educational advancement by completing the assigned work, and complying with copyright legislation, as outlined below:

    • Students should complete assignments, projects, and other activities set by the course for the evaluation, on time. If a student is unable to complete the work in the designated time, he should discuss this matter with the tutor in advance of the deadline

d. Relationship with tutors and staff: Students may request input from additional OnTESOL staff in cases of instructional uncertainty. Students have the right to a learning environment free of harassment and discrimination. Students may appeal grading or instructional concerns to the Director of Studies.


ZERO TOLERANCE POLICY ON PLAGIARISM AND CHEATING:

  • Plagiarism: Plagiarism is an offense and will result in a failing grade for the assignment and failing the course. For further information on plagiarism and the internet please check this website:http://www.turnitin.com
  • Cheating: Cheating includes but is not necessarily limited to: Collaboration in the preparation of an assignment. Since our online courses are self-study, collaboration will be viewed by Coventry House International-OnTESOL as cheating. Trainees who facilitate cheating by sharing assignments with other trainees enrolled in the course will be expelled from the course. Graduates who facilitate cheating by sharing assignments with other trainees enrolled in the course will have their certification

Newsletter

We do not send you unsolicited e-mails. If you elect to be notified of updates from this site, we will occasionally inform you about important functionality changes to the web site, new services or courses, special offers we think you may find valuable. If you would rather not receive these notifications, please notify us at info@ontesol.com with the subject “remove”. For assured accuracy, please e-mail us from the e-mail address you used to subscribe.

Automatic Information

Using reporting tools, we collect general information each time you visit our site, such as the type of browser you used and the day and time you visited us. We use this information to help design our site to fit the needs of our students.

Specials & Promotions

Promotional offers are only sent to those who have expressed an interest in a particular course or service and notify us of their desire to receive such information. Those who do not sign up for automatic notification can view any specials or promotions by visiting our web site.

Sharing Information

We do not sell your information to third-parties. Your information is only available to certain OnTESOL.com employees or tutors for the fulfillment of your course or request.

This information is required for the purposes of sending you the corrections, feedback or final scores and enabling communication between you and the tutors. ONTESOL.com will disclose information to a court of law, if required to do so.

Security

The security of your information is important to us and we work to protect it during transmissions. We use 128-bit Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) during submittal and transmission of your data. All your ordering information — including your name, address, and credit card number — is encrypted using a secure server for maximum security. This information cannot be read as it travels to our ordering system.

Furthermore, once we receive your order information, we store it on a system that not accessible from the Internet.

All credit card transactions are handled by a third-party financial institution, which receives the credit card number and other personal identifying information only to verify the credit card numbers and process transactions. Your credit card information

— including your name, address, and credit card number — is encrypted using 128- bit Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) server for maximum security. If you feel more comfortable registering via fax, money order or bank transfer, we are happy to register you personally.

If you are using a shared computer, be sure to sign off or clear any temporary Internet files after transmitting a request.

Links

When you click on links and/or ad banners that take you to third-party web sites, you will be subject to the third parties’ privacy and use policies.

General Information

Since this policy may change over time as we modify or expand our service, we suggest that you check back from time to time in order to understand how we treat your information. Your use of ONTESOL constitutes your agreement to the terms of OnTesol’s privacy policy. If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page so that you are always aware of what personal information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances we disclose it. Your continued use of ONTESOL constitutes your agreement to any such changes.

CONDITIONS

Terms of Use

The terms of use that follow may change without prior notice and it is the user’s responsibility to review for such updates.

General

The information provided on this Site is meant for educational and reference purposes only. As a user of this Site, you are granted a limited license to use (display or print) the information for your own personal, non-commercial use and you are responsible for any outcome resulting from such use. None of the information provided at this Site may be altered, republished or re-distributed in any way, shape or form without the explicit prior consent of OnTESOL

Intellectual Property Rights

OnTESOL and Coventry House International own the intellectual property rights, including copyright, in and to this Site, or has obtained the necessary licenses. Therefore, OnTESOL and Coventry House International will take any appropriate legal action to enforce its rights. A number of words, phrases, names, designs or logos used on this Site may be trademarks, service marks or trade names of OnTESOL and Coventry House International or of other bodies. These logos may not be used by other parties without prior explicit consent.

Furthermore, assignments that trainees have to submit throughout the course are the product of the curriculum developed by Coventry House International-OnTESOL and the support provided by the tutor; therefore, Coventry House international- OnTESOL automatically acquires the rights of every assignment when the trainee submits it to the tutor for correction. Coventry House International-OnTESOL may share the assignment for educational and marketing purposes without requesting permission from the trainee or giving credits to the trainee. The trainee may no share the assignment with any person or via any media, as indicated in our cheating/ plagiarism policy.

Warranties

Although the information provided on this Site is thought to be correct when communicated, there is no obligation on OnTESOL to update this information or advise on further changes. There may be misprints but no errors of concepts on this Site, and OnTESOL guarantees the quality, correctness and completeness of the information provided on this Site.

OnTESOL makes no warranties, representations and conditions regarding use of this Site or the information provided, including any implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, whether express or implied, or arising from a course of dealing, usage or trade practice. OnTESOL is not responsible for any direct, indirect, special, in incidental or consequential damages or any other personal or pecuniary loss, whether the action is in contract, tort (including negligence) or any other tort action.

Web Pages and Links

The staff of OnTESOL may create and maintain pages contained on, or linked to, this Site. The creation, maintenance and responsibility for these pages is entirely the responsibility of the parties who create and maintain such pages. OnTESOL shall have no responsibility for such pages and is not responsible for any content or information that you may find distasteful or offensive. Also, this Site has links to other web sites. This does not mean On TESOL is associated with, or is legally allowed, to use any trademark, trade name, logo or copyrighted symbol that may be shown in the link (or in its description). These other sites were independently created and OnTESOL does not assume responsibility for the content of these other web sites. By providing links to these other web sites, OnTESOL does not endorse, act as a publisher or distributor of the content on those other web sites.

Website Access and Course Record

Your access privileges to the course material will be restricted after 7 days following completion or when the maximum duration limit has been reached. In the following 90 days you will be able to log-in to the Site only for viewing your course record and certificates. If no other course was contracted after that period your on-line record may be cleared.

Job Opportunities Disclaimer

The information presented in the Job Opportunities section is a combination of free listings and paid advertising. The promotion of jobs at universities and schools in this site is not intended as an endorsement or as validation of the information provided. Each interested individual should contact the prospective employer to obtain more information, to verify the terms and description of their services, and to learn about any personal risks involved in taking part in their activities. OnTESOL specifically advises that it does not verify or authenticate such Job Opportunities.

OnTESOL or its employees are not responsible for:

  • errors, omissions, or misspelled words regarding third party information;
  • misrepresentation by third parties;
  • personal damages or injuries incurred while taking part in a third-party program promoted on this Website; or
  • disputes between a consumer and a third

It is the responsibility of each interested party to contact the provider of educational services to verify the information presented here and to learn about any possible

personal risks involved while taking part in their programs.

Computer Viruses

Most material available from the OnTESOL web site is in a “text-file” form which cannot contain or transmit computer viruses. Some pages, however, such as Word files, are in “binary” form, which can, like downloadable executable files, transmit viruses. Although OnTESOL makes every effort to exclude computer viruses from its materials, you should take measures to check for computer viruses, execute due caution when downloading executable files, and make certain you have a comprehensive and recent backup of the information stored on your computer.

Governing Law

The laws of the Province of Ontario and the applicable laws of Canada shall govern any dispute or action regarding this Site or any content present on the Site. You hereby consent and submit to the jurisdiction of the courts of the Province of Ontario in any action or proceeding established under or related to your use of this Site or documents.

 

I have read the course information provided on this website, the syllabus and conditions and agree to abide by them.