PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY. THIS AGREEMENT IS IN FORCE BETWEEN QMB Group LTD (HEREAFTER REFERRED TO AS
“QMB”), AN APPROVED ASSESSMENT CENTRE FOR CONSTRUCTION AND MANAGEMENT NVQS AT LEVELS 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 AND 7 WITH THE PROQUAL AWARDING
BODY (“PROQUALAB”),EAL , AND YOU (HEREAFTER REFERRED TO AS “YOU” OR “CLIENT”) WHETHER YOU ARE AN ORGANISATION, COMPANY, ENTITY OR
BODY ACTING ON BEHALF OF AN INDIVIDUAL WHO IS SEEKING TO UNDERGO THE NVQ ASSESSMENT PROCESS (AS DEFINED BELOW) OR IF YOU ARE AN
INDIVIDUAL WHO IS SEEKING TO UNDERGO THE ASSESSMENT PROCESS PERSONALLY, AND IS EFFECTIVE AS OF THE DATE YOU PURCHASES THE SERVICES
DEFINED BELOW. BY ACCESSING, USING ANY PART OF OUR WEBSITE OR USING OUR SERVICES, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THIS DOCUMENT. IF YOU DO
NOT AGREE TO ALL OF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO USE OUR SERVICES.
Authority and Capacity
The parties and their legal representatives guarantee that they have the authority and capacity to enter into this agreement.
Furthermore, you represent that you are at least the age of majority, and, if there is the case, you have given your consent to allow any of your minor
dependents to use this site.
This agreement constitutes a legal, valid, and binding obligation, enforceable against the parties according to its terms.
To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, nothing in this document will:
- limit or exclude your liability or misinterpretation of the information presented on the website;
- limit any of your liabilities in any way that is not permitted under applicable law;
The limitations and exclusions of liability set out in this section and elsewhere in this disclaimer:
a) are subject to the preceding paragraph;
b) will govern all liabilities arising under the disclaimer or in relation to the subject matter of this disclaimer.
QMB manages https://www.qmbgroup.co.uk/, which is a platform designed to assist Customers to receive sustainable training and long-term assessment
through the business component of QMB Group and namely through QMB Qualification.
WHILE WE MAKE REASONABLE EFFORTS TO PROVIDE ACCURATE CONTENT, WE MAKE NO GUARANTEES, REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES, WHETHER
EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, WITH RESPECT TO ACCURACY OF THE DATA PROVIDED BY THE USERS, OR ANY OTHER CONTENT AVAILABLE THROUGH THE
SERVICES. IN NO EVENT SHALL WE BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANYONE ELSE FOR ANY DECISION MADE OR ACTION TAKEN BY YOU IN RELIANCE ON ANY SUCH
Trademarks, Copyright, Intellectual Property
The trademarks, logos and service marks ("Marks") displayed on the website are the property of QMB and other associated parties and Service Providers.
You are prohibited from using any Marks for any purpose without QMB’s written permission. All information and content including any software programs
available on or through the website ("Content") is protected by copyright. You are prohibited from modifying, copying, distributing, transmitting, displaying,
publishing, selling, licensing, creating derivative works or using any Content available on or through the website for commercial or public purposes.
You hereby acknowledge and agree that QMB and all its other third-party Service Providers exclusively own all rights, title and interest in and to the
Platform and the services provided, and any associated documentation, content, and deliverables (collectively, the "Documentation") developed and/or
provided during the Services and all Intellectual Property Rights therein. You also acknowledge that the Platform and Documentation contain confidential
and proprietary information and trade secrets belonging to QMB, as well as its other third-party Service Providers, and that nothing herein gives you any
right, title or interest in the Platform. The access and use of our services do not transfer to you, or to any third-party, any rights, title, or interest in or to
such intellectual property rights belonging to us.
You further acknowledge that the Services may contain information which is designated confidential by QMB and that you shall not disclose such
information without QMB’s prior written consent.
You must not, without prior written consent from QMB:
- Republish material from https://www.qmbgroup.co.uk/
- Sell, rent or sub-license material from https://www.qmbgroup.co.uk/
- Reproduce, duplicate or copy material from https://www.qmbgroup.co.uk/
- Redistribute content from https://www.qmbgroup.co.uk/
Provision of Services
Provision of the Service and QMB’s Obligations:
1. QMB agrees to provide the Service, subject to these Conditions, to the Client for the purposes of supporting the Delegate throughout the Assessment
2 The date for provision of the Service shall be an estimate only and shall not be of the essence.
3 The number of assessment meetings carried out by the Assessor shall be limited to three (3 but additional assessment meetings may be arranged, if
deemed necessary by the Assessor. QMB shall, on the successful Registration of the Delegate:
- Provide the delegate, or the Client on the Delegate’s behalf, the Welcome Pack for the relevant QCF/RQF NVQ identified as the relevant
QCF/RQF NVQ for the Delegate from the Delegate’s Enrolment Form;
- Allocate an Assessor to the Delegate to assist on the Delegate’s assessment and qualification through the Assessment Process; and provide
ongoing online or telephone support agreed.
4 All the QMB’s released certificates will be sent out via email to both the Candidate and his Employer, where applicable, and the physical copy will be
posted to the payer.
1. The Client agrees that they are responsible for the accuracy of the Delegate’s information provided in the Delegate’s Enrolment Form and that such
information provided is complete, correct and accurate in all material aspects.
2. QMB and/or Assessor may be required to contact the Delegate’s employer during the NVQ assessment for the purposes of the Assessment Process.
3. QMB is not responsible for the operation, monitoring, passing, failing, accreditation or certification of any NVQ course nor is the QMB responsible for the
comments or guidance of each individual Assessor; and the QMB has the right to allocate an alternative Assessor to the Delegate at any time during the
Price, Payment & Refunds
The fee for the Service shall be the fee specified on the QMB’s Catalogues, Leaflets, Enquiry Pack and on our website at www.qmbgroup.co.uk under the
NVQs section, identifying the relevant NVQ assessment for the Delegate unless a different quotation provided by the QMB. On receipt of the Enrolment
Form signed by the Delegate, or by the Client on the Delegate’s behalf, an invoice for the Fee shall be submitted to the Client in writing (which shall
include facsimile and electronic mail).
Where the fee is payable in full by the Client or Company, it shall be payable by the Client or Company within fourteen (14) days from the date of the
invoice and unless otherwise agreed in writing by the QMB, shall be payable in full.
Where the Delegate will pay for the NVQ themselves, the total fee is payable upon registration unless otherwise agreed with the balance of the fee
payable within 14 days of receipt of the invoice. QMB will not provide its services until the proof of payment is provided by the client or by the Company,
either through internet banking or by direct payment.
In case QMB has agreed on a two-tranche contractual payment, and the Client has issued the down payment, the Client hereby undertakes to make the
final payment prior to receipt of the Diploma. The Client will not be able to receive their Diploma until they provide QMB with proof of the final payment.
Interest on overdue monies shall accrue from the date when payment becomes due from day to day until the date of payment at a rate of 0.2% per day.
The Client hereby agrees that the provision of services are provided in full by QMB, and thus undertakes to make the payment(s) for the fees as contractually
provided. Furthermore, the Client hereby accepts that in case they will not make the final payment within 30 days from the date they are informed
that their Diploma is ready for receival, QMB has the right to imitate the legal procedures against the Client for the amount pertaining to the final payment
plus the interest accrued, as provided hereinabove.
The Client accepts that, since the services are provided in full, there is absolutely no refund possible, for amounts already paid. QMB reserves the right to
reclaim any costs, without limitation including legal costs and costs incurred by QMB or its agents, in the recovery of any other unpaid fee, or part of, due
to QMB under these Conditions.
QMB may, by giving notice to the Client at any time up to seven (7) days before performance, increase the fee of the Service to reflect any increase in the
cost to QMB to provide the Service which is due to factors occurring after the making of the Contract which are beyond the reasonable control of the
QMB (including, without limitation, taxes and duties, and costs of materials). The continued acceptance of the Service by the Client after receipt of this
notice will be deemed acceptance of any such increases.
In the event of that the Client, or the Delegate, is not satisfied with the quality of the Service provided under the Contract, they should contact the
Managing Director of QMB Consulting Ltd at the QMB’s registered office as stated above. In the event of dispute between the Client or the Delegate and
the QMB as to the quality of the Service delivered, no right of set-off or deduction will thereby apply to the Service or any future or past Service.
Right of Refusal and Cancellation
QMB reserves the right to refuse to accept an offer from the Client.
QMB may cancel the Contract at any time before the Service is provided by giving written notice. On giving such notice, and by way of exception from
the above stated non-refund rules, QMB shall promptly repay any sums paid in respect of the fee less a reasonable sum to cover any costs incurred by
QMB to the date of termination, and the Client shall return to QMB any QMB Products provided to the Client or the Delegate. QMB shall not be liable for
any loss or damage whatever arising from such cancellation.
QMB reserves the right to take legal action to recover QMB Products in the event that the Client or Delegate continues to use QMB
Products after termination of the contract and the Client or Delegate shall be liable to QMB for any costs incurred by QMB in recovering QMB Products.
In the event that any of the occurrences which have led to bankruptcy, QMB may in its absolute discretion and without prejudice to any of its other right
suspend all future performance of the Service to the Client and/or terminate the Contract without liability on its part.
Data Protection and Data Processing
In accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the data collected from the Company or Delegate will only be used for the purpose of
delegate course administration and will not be used for the purposes of marketing. The data will be kept for the duration of the Assessment Process, at the
end of which it will be archived and stored in a safe and secure environment. It will be deleted only upon receipt of written instruction from the Client or
Clients or Delegate have the right to receive details of the personal information held by QMB from time to time. A fee of £15.00 will be payable upon a
Data Processing Covenant
In accordance with worldwide Regulation on personal data privacy and security, and more specifically in accordance with the General Data Protection
Regulation (GDPR), this Data Processing Covenant enters into force if and when the Services entail processing of the Client’s Personal Data. There are two
situations under this Covenant:
- QMB is the Controller whenever the personal data is provided by the Client, directly.
- QMB is the Processor whenever a Client’s personal data is provided by the Company or by the Delegate.
In accordance with the present Terms & Conditions, QMB is providing a Service, and the we, as the Controller, have clearly defined the purposes of
collection of Personal data, and have ensured that the processing of the Personal Data is lawful before it is transferred to another Sub-Processors, which in
this case, is the authorities providing the certifications.
In case a Company, as the Controller, has provided QMB with personal data of the Clients, it is in their strict obligation to comply with all the applicable
B. Types of Personal Data
The Sub-Processor will have access to the contact information of QMB’s Clients, the extent of which is determined and controlled by law, and other
eventual electronic data submitted, stored, sent, or received by the QMB, either as a Controller or as a Processor, via the Platform.
C. Obligations of the Sub-Processor
Within the scope of this Data Processing Covenant, and in its use of the services, the Sub-Processor, as the certification issuer, shall be solely responsible
for complying with the statutory requirements relating to data protection and privacy, in particular regarding the disclosure of Personal Data to other
entities except QMB.
As legal authority, it is generally accepted by the Client that the Sub-Processor has taken the appropriate technical and organizational measures to
adequately protect Personal Data against accidental or unlawful destruction, loss, alteration, unauthorized disclosure of, or access to Personal Data. Such
measures are not to be considered an obligation of QMB and they include, but are not be limited to:
• the prevention of unauthorized persons from gaining access to Personal Data Processing systems (physical access control),
• the prevention of Personal Data Processing systems from being used without authorization (logical access control),
• ensuring that persons entitled to use a Personal Data Processing system gain access only to such Personal Data as they are entitled to accessing
in accordance with their access rights, and that, in the course of Processing or use and after storage, Personal Data cannot be read, copied, modified or
deleted without authorization (data access control),
• ensuring that Personal Data cannot be read, copied, modified or deleted without authorization during electronic transmission, transport or
storage on storage media, and that the target entities for any transfer of Personal Data by means of data transmission facilities can be established and
verified (data transfer control),
• ensuring the establishment of an audit trail to document whether and by whom Personal Data have been entered into, modified in, or removed
from Personal Data Processing systems (entry control),
• ensuring that Personal Data is Processed solely in accordance with the Instructions (control of instructions),
• ensuring that Personal Data is protected against accidental destruction or loss (availability control).
d. General Sub-Processors
The information you supply will be used by the Skills Funding Agency, an Executive Agency of the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, to issue
you with a Unique Learner Number (ULN), and to create your Personal Learning Record. For more information about how your information is processed
and shared refer to the Extended Privacy Notice available on Gov.UK.
QMB will provide basic technical support to the Client. This entails informational assistance, but QMB does not warrant that any solution will be found for
any problems or requests.
The Client may contact QMB support on business days (Monday to Friday except for Christmas Eve, New Year’s Eve and other public holidays) between
08:00 and 16:00 hours Central European Time. Any contact with QMB support shall take place via [email protected]
Rights to data
The Client retains all rights to all the data which the Client stores or transfers in connection with the use of the Services.
THE QMB SERVICES ARE PROVIDED "AS IS." QMB MAKES NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, WITH REGARD TO THE SERVICES PROVIDED. WE DO NOT
WARRANT THAT THEY WILL OPERATE UNINTERRUPTED, WITHOUT ERROR OR NO RISK. ALSO, WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE ELEMENTS OF CONTENT,
INCLUDING YOUR USER DATA, WILL BE SAFE, AND CANNOT BE HACKED OR LOST.
Liability, Limitation of Liability Etc.
Limitation of liability
QMB is not responsible for payment of damages to the Client as a consequence of the breach of any of the obligations arising from this document. The
Client could invoke, in extremely limited cases, direct financial losses, for example the damages caused by serious negligence or intent, context in which
QMB will contextually analyse the situation and decide if it has any real guilt regarding the situation invoked.
Circumstances for which QMB, in any event, is not responsible
Even though QMB will use appropriate care to ensure secure transmission of information between the Client and the Services, the Client recognizes that
the Internet is an open system and that QMB cannot warrant that a third party cannot or will not intercept or alter data during the transmission. QMB takes
no responsibility for such unauthorized access to, use or alternation or publication or loss of data.
Neither is QMB responsible for lack of availability of the Services when this is directly or indirectly caused by the Client or by circumstances for which the
Client is responsible.
If the use and execution of the Services are wholly or partly prevented or materially impeded by circumstances beyond the parties’ control, both parties’
obligations are suspended for as long as the circumstances are relevant and as long as these circumstances last. Each party may, however, terminate the
Agreement if the force majeure makes it particularly burdensome for that party to continue the Agreement.
In the event that law, rules or regulations applicable to the use or delivery of the Services is changed or new rules or regulations are adopted after the
Services have been made available on the market and this prevents QMB from fulfilling the Client’s instructions regarding processing of personal data or
other obligations in this Agreement, and/or this requires full or partial termination of access to the Services for a limited or indefinite period of time, this
shall be considered as a force majeure circumstance. QMB is not in any way responsible for any such or other force majeure circumstance.
The contract shall commence on the confirmation in writing from QMB to the Client of registration of the Delegate and shall expire immediately upon the
Client receiving confirmation that they have reached the appropriate level of competence.
On confirmation in writing from QMB that the mutual agreement between the parties of the Contract shall be terminated, or two (2) years after the date of
registration of the Delegate if the Delegate has not yet reached the required level of competence.
QMB may terminate this contract immediately by written notice if:
- The Client or the Delegate breaches any condition set out in these conditions; or
- The Client fails to pay any Fee, (in part or in full) that becomes due under these Conditions.
This Agreement is governed by and construed in accordance with all the applicable laws in the United Kingdom. Exclusive jurisdiction and venue for any
action arising under this Agreement are in the Courts of Justice from the headquarters of QMB, and both parties hereby consent to such jurisdiction and
venue for this purpose.
Any dispute or disagreement between the parties will be resolved through negotiations.
In any action or proceeding to enforce or interpret this Agreement, the prevailing party will be entitled to recover from the other party its costs and
expenses (including reasonable attorneys' fees) incurred in connection with such action or proceeding and enforcing any judgment or order obtained.
This Agreement shall govern all communications between the Parties.
No change, consent or waiver to this Agreement will be effective unless in writing and signed by the party against which enforcement is sought. The failure
of QMB to enforce its rights under this Agreement at any time for any period shall not be construed as a waiver of such rights
Unless expressly provided otherwise, each right and remedy in this Agreement is in addition to any other right or remedy, at law or in equity, and the
exercise of one right or remedy will not be deemed a waiver of any other right or remedy.
I agree that QMB Consulting LTD can create and maintain computer and paper records of my personal data and that this will be processed and stored in
accordance with the General data Protection Regulation. I hereby confirm that I am completely aware of QMB Consulting Ltd.'s various policies and
procedures (including Equal Opportunities Policy, Health and Safety Policy, Assessment Procedure, Assignment Submission Policy, Complaints Policy,
Appeals Policy, Assessment Malpractice Policy, etc. I also allow QMB Consulting Ltd. to upload all the contents of my portfolio (including written work,
documents, photographs, videos, recordings, etc.) on their website and Learning Management System (LMS) if applicable for the purposes of verification,
training, assessment and evaluation of their courses.
Acknowledgment of Terms
The Client acknowledges that they:
(a) have read this agreement prior to use of the application;
(b) understand the terms of this agreement;
(c) have signed this agreement voluntarily, by using the application;
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the Parties have executed this Agreement.