Terms of Service
Last updated: January 2015
Welcome to Programa Internacional de Enfermeria (PIDE) USA
The services offered by PIDEUSA include the courses and information related to the practice of nursing in the USA, as well as products and books distributed in its webpage at www.pideusa.org (the Website) as well services as case management and consulting to develop courses for nurses whose basic education was obtained in their country of origin.
You represent that you are fully able and competent to enter into the terms, conditions, obligations, representations and warranties set forth in these Terms of Service. If you are using any of services or purchasing any of our products, (i) you represent that you have the authority to enter into this Agreement, and (ii) you agree that the terms "you" and "your" in this Agreement refers to your
Use of and Membership in the PIDEUSA Services is void where prohibited. By using the Services, you represent and warrant that (a) all registration information you submit is truthful and accurate; (b) you will maintain the accuracy of such information; (c) you are 13 years of age and older; (d) you are a professional nurse who received basic nursing education in your country of origin, which is outside the United Stated of America; (e) your use of the Services or purchasing of products is for individual purposes only and will not be share with anyone fully or in part, for gain purposes or not; and (f) your use of the services or purchasing of products does not violate any applicable law or regulation. Your Membership may be terminated without warning, if we suspect that you are under 13 years of age, or NOT a professional nurse.
By becoming a Member you will also be asked to choose a password for your account. You are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password, and fully responsible for all activities that occur under your account. You agree not to use the account, username or password of another User at any time or to disclose your password to any third party or do anything else that might jeopardize the security of your account. You agree to notify us immediately of any unauthorized use of your password or account or any breach of security and understand that we reserve the right to take legal actions against individuals who misuse accounts and memberships on PIDEUSA.
PIDEUSA Membership to the website is offered to you free of charge. Our free Membership helps support our advertisements of products and services. The products are sold for a price. Services are offered for a fee, and the fee is non-refundable. See below for specific terms relating to our paid services and products.
4. Website Content and Membership
Your access to PIDEUSA as a member does not claim any ownership rights in any text, files, images, photos, videos, sounds, musical works, comments, recommendations, forums, listings,
logos, trademarks, postings, messages, tags, works of authorship, or any other work or authorship added to or submitted with any of the foregoing (collectively, "Content") posted by you or PIDEUSA. You are therefore responsible the proper use of the material on the Website, and ensuring compliance with these Terms of Service.
By visiting or becoming a Member using our Services, or purchasing our products, you agree that the Content and information you provide during the registration process (including your email address) and other interactions with the Website may be accessed by the PIDEUSA Website Creator and their authorized representatives and administrators.
5. Paid Services
In addition to our products you may purchase other paid services which may be provided during a period of time not to exceed six months, and paid as a one-time transaction. Such Paid Services may be provided solely by us according to a signed agreement. You may be presented with additional terms related to a specific purchase before you confirm such transaction. Those additional terms will also govern that transaction. Services fees are non-refundable.
You are responsible for paying all fees and applicable taxes associated with the products or Paid Services in a timely manner with a valid payment method. You authorize PIDEUSA to charge your credit card, charge card, debit card, PayPal, or financial institution account (herein "Payment Method") for all charges to your accounts with PIDEUSA. When you provide a Payment Method to us, you confirm that you are permitted to use that Payment Method. You also authorize us to collect and store it, along with other related transaction information. When you make a purchase, you authorize us (and our designated payment processor) to charge the full amount to the Payment Method you designate for the transaction.
You acknowledge and agree that any credit card and related billing and payment information that you provide to PIDEUSA may be shared by Webs with third parties, such as payment processors and/or credit agencies, solely for the purpose of checking credit, effecting payment to PIDEUSA.
If you pay by credit or debit card we may obtain a pre-approval from the issuer of the card for an amount up to the amount of the purchase. We will bill your card at the time of purchase or shortly thereafter. If you cancel a transaction before completion, that pre-approval may result in your funds not otherwise being immediately available. If you pay by debit card and your payment results in an overdraft or other fee from your bank, you alone are responsible for that fee. You agree to pay PIDEUSA all charges incurred under your account for any Paid Service in which you or anyone else who uses your account (including children, family and friends) enroll in accordance with this Agreement and any applicable Paid Services terms. If your Payment Method fails or your account is past due, (a) you agree to pay all amounts due on your account upon demand and reimburse us for all reversals, charge-backs, claims, fees, fines, penalties and other liability incurred by us (including costs and related expenses) that were caused by or arising out of payments that you authorized or accepted, (b) PIDEUSA may collect fees owed using other collection mechanisms (this includes charging other payment methods on file with us) and (c) PIDEUSA reserves the right to either suspend or terminate your Paid Services or your account with PIDEUSA, including deletion of your Membership from our Website. Except as may be set forth herein, any fees charged to your account are non-refundable. You agree to submit any disputes regarding any charge to your account in writing to PIDEUSA within thirty (30) days of such charge, otherwise such dispute will be waived and such charge will be final and not subject to challenge.
You are responsible for paying any governmental taxes imposed on your use of Paid Services and purchasing of goods, including, but not limited to, sales, use, or value added taxes. If requested, you will promptly furnish to PIDEUSA the applicable receipts and/or certificates regarding such remittances as soon as reasonably practicable. To the extent that PIDEUSA is obligated to collect such taxes, the applicable tax will be added to your billing account.
8. Money-Back Guarantee
Products purchased include a 7-day money-back guarantee. If you are dissatisfied with your service for any reason, you will receive a full refund (minus shipping and handling fee and overage charges) if you cancel your purchase and return the products within 7 days of the activation of your account. The 7-day money-back guarantee does NOT apply to test books, or books that have been open and/or written on, if the CD included with the book has been open, or the code has been “scratched” the book can’t be returned. There is no refunds on online products, like classes or exams. Once you purchase an exam or a class you can use it and it cannot be "returned."
9. PIDEUSA Education Platform Policies
PIDEUSA reserves the right to disable or deactivate Member/candidate accounts that are inactive for more than 30 days.
Last updated: January 2015
What information does PIDEUSA gather?
- Information users provide to us:
These are voluntary submissions made when creating an account on PIDEUSA website or through your use of the Services, such as your name, date of birth, location and email address provided during registration, Content posted, or payment information provided during purchases. Please understand that when you sign into PIDEUSA, your information is not anonymous to us.
- Information we collect when you
interact with PIDEUSA:
We keep track of the actions you take on PIDEUSA, adding an application, or posting Content. Also, when you access our Services, we may collect information about your access method (such as hardware and software attributes), location, IP address, and pages you visit. In addition, we store certain information from your browser using "cookies". (For more on cookies, please see the section "What are cookies?")
Why does PIDEUSA gather information about me?
PIDEUSA collects information in order to provide a rich, efficient and customized experience. This information allows us to better tailor our services to users' needs and to help us better understand the demographics of our audience. PIDEUSA may use some of this information for contacting you, customizing the content and advertising you view, improving our services, conducting research, and providing anonymous reporting for clients. We only collect personally identifiable information from you because you are voluntarily submitting the information to us in order to enjoy certain Services.
Information may be published in peer-reviewed nursing journals, however personal, identifier information will not be share to third parties.