Student Registration Contract

International School of Gemology
Registered Gemologist Appraiser Agreement and Form

Please read this information fully before completing your registraton. This agreement establishes your rights and responsibilities as an ISG student.

Legal Jurisdiction. The International School of Gemology is registered in Bexar County, Texas, USA. It is agreed that all parties will abide by the laws of the State of Texas in all matters relating to this agreement. And that in the case of any dispute, the legal jurisdiction of resolution shall be Bexar County, Texas.

Right of Cancellation.
The Student has the right to cancel this agreement within 3 days (72 hours) of successful payment of ISG tuition, based on the laws of the State of Texas, USA and the elements of this agreement. Gem Equipment packages and StudyGem sets will be shipped after this three (3) day grace period. By submitting your tuition payment, the Student agrees to this agreement and the limitations set forth in this agreement. The Student further agrees to not make any attempt to create a credit card charge back after this 3 day time limit. The student will have access to the written course notes sections in order that a full evaluation of the course material can be made during the initial 3 day time period. Full refunds will be given to anyone who requests same within this 3 day review period based on the above.  Anyone experiencing extenuating circumstances may call the ISG office and we will work with you whenever possible.

Maintain Services. The ISG agrees to provide the courses in a 24 hour internet based format, and to provide all due diligence in maintaining the website services, course quality, timely customer service, and support for The Student. ISG office hours will be 0900 until 1400 hrs CST Monday through Friday.

Program Items. 
The ISG reserves the right to alter items listed in any promotional offering at any time based on availability of gemstones and/or gemological equipment. In the event that an item is added or removed from a promotion, that change will be published in advance of the change whenever possible. However, the ISG reserves the right to make changes and substitutions of equal or greater value if the availability of certain items becomes limited.

Hold Harmless.
 The Student agrees to hold harmless the ISG and all employees for loss of service due to internet service provider problems, Acts of God, Acts of War, criminal acts against the website by hackers, and any other problems resulting in loss of access to the ISG internet courses that are beyond the direct control of the ISG.

Respect of Copyrights.
 The Student agrees that the ISG course materials are copyrighted by the ISG, and further agrees to not copy, publish, or otherwise disseminate the ISG course materials for any reason other than their own personal study and reference.

Professional Conduct Code.
 The Student agrees to conduct themselves in a professional and courteous manner at all times when dealing with other students and ISG staff members. This includes, but is not limited to, emails, forums board participation, and phone calls. Violations of the professional conduct agreement may lead to temporary or permanent suspension at the discretion of the ISG.

By completing your Student Registration page and payment of your tuition, you acknowledge and agree to the above Student Agreement form and agree to abide by the conditions of registration as set forth. 

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