If you are an Instructor, these Instructor Terms & Conditions (the “Instructor Terms”)
contain the terms and conditions of Your participation as an Instructor via Vidhya’s
Services. This is a binding agreement between you and Vidhya and is incorporated
Any version of these Instructor Terms in a language other than English is provided
for convenience and you understand and agree that the English language will control
if there is any conflict.
1. Key Definitions
"Base Price" means the course price set by the Instructor within the Price Tier
"Base Currency" means the currency of the Base Price.
"Base Exchange Rate" means a system-wide rate used by Vidhya for foreign
currency conversion and does not include any fee or mark-up by Vidhya. The rate is
established using one or more third parties and is fixed periodically. Accordingly, the
Base Exchange Rate may not be identical to the applicable market rate in effect at
the specific time a foreign currency conversion is processed.
"Instructor Revenue" shall mean Net Amount less any refunds paid, as provided in
"Gross Amount" means the amount actually received by Vidhya for purchases by
Students for Your Course. Please note that for mobile application sales, mobile
platforms apply fees, such as Apple’s App Store or Google Play.
"Net Amount" means Gross Amount, less (1) Taxes (pursuant to section 11); (2)
for web sales, a three percent (3%) administrative and handling fee, except in the
territory of Japan, where the administrative and handling fee shall be four percent
(4%); and (3) any amounts paid in connection with Vidhya’s Marketing Programs if
You choose to opt-in (as further described below).
"Price Tier Matrix" means the table available in the Pricing and Promotions
Policy which will provide the matrix of Base Prices available from which You can select
the Base Price for Your Courses.
"Sale Price" means the actual sale price for the Course. When the Sale Currency is
different from the Base Currency, Vidhya will determine the Sale Price based on the
applicable Base Exchange Rate.
"Sale Currency" means the currency of the sale. This is determined by the country
of origin of the User purchasing the Course.
All other capitalized terms used and not otherwise defined herein shall have the
As an Instructor You are contracting directly with Vidhya, Inc., a Delaware
corporation in the United States of America. Additionally, although We may utilize
other Vidhya subsidiaries to facilitate Your payments, Your contract remains between
You and Vidhya, Inc.
3. Your Relationship with Students
Instructors do not have a direct contractual relationship with Students. The only
information You will receive about Students is what is provided to You through the
Services (“Student Related Data”). You understand and agree that You will indemnify
Vidhya for any issues arising out of Your use of any Student Related Data.
As an Instructor, You represent, warrant, and covenant that:
You will visit www.Vidhya.com and complete the Instructor enrollment form
and if You choose to charge fees for Your Courses, You will also need to agree
again to the pricing terms which are presented to you during the paid Course
You will be responsible for all of Your Submitted Content. You further agree
that You own or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and
permissions, and the authority to authorize Vidhya, to reproduce, distribute,
publicly perform (including by means of a digital audio transmission), publicly
display, communicate to the public, promote, market and otherwise use and
exploit any of Your Submitted Content on and through the Services in the
manner contemplated by these Instructor Terms;
No Submitted Content shall infringe or misappropriate any intellectual property
right of a third party;
You have the required qualifications, credentials and expertise, including
without limitation, education, training, knowledge, and skill sets, to teach and
offer the services You offer on Your Course and through the Services;
You will not post or provide any inappropriate, offensive, racist, hateful, sexist,
pornographic, false, misleading, incorrect, infringing, defamatory or libelous
content or information;
You will not upload, post or otherwise transmit any unsolicited or unauthorized
advertising, promotional materials, junk mail, spam, chain letters, pyramid
schemes or any other form of solicitation (commercial or otherwise) through
the Services or to any User;
You will not use the Services for any business other than for providing tutoring,
teaching and instructional services to Students;
You will not engage in any activity that will require Vidhya to obtain any
licenses from or pay any royalties to any third party, including, by way of
example and not limitation, the payment of royalties for the public
performance of any musical works or sound recordings;
You will not copy, modify, distribute, reverse engineer, deface, tarnish,
mutilate, hack, or interfere with Company Content and/or the Services or
operations thereof, except as permitted in these Instructor Terms;
You will not frame or embed the Services in a manner to embed a free coupon
version of your course or other similar functionality intended to circumvent the
You will not impersonate another person or gain unauthorized access to
another person's Account;
Your use of the Services are subject to Vidhya's approval, which We may grant
or deny in Our sole discretion;
You will not introduce any virus, worm, spyware or any other computer code,
file or program that may or is intended to damage or hijack the operation of
any hardware, software or telecommunications equipment, or any other aspect
of the Services or operation thereof; scrape, spider, use a robot or other
automated means of any kind to access the Services;
You will not interfere with or otherwise prevent other Instructors from
providing their services or Courses;
You will maintain accurate Account information;
You shall respond promptly to Students and ensure a quality of service
commensurate with the standards of Your industry and instruction services in
You are over the age of 18 or, if not, you are between the ages of 13 and 17
and a third party parent or legal guardian has agreed to these Instructor
Terms, as well as all other of Our terms and policies as shall be posted on Our
Services from time to time, and will assume responsibility and liability for Your
performance and compliance hereunder.
5. License of vvn.city
You hereby grant vvn.city a non-exclusive right and license to reproduce, distribute,
publicly perform, offer, market and otherwise use and exploit the Submitted Content
through the Services, and sublicense it to Users for these purposes directly or through
third parties. For more information on how we may use Submitted Content please
Terms, if you are an Instructor, unless specifically stated otherwise, You have the
right to remove all or any portion of Your Submitted Content from the Services at
any time. Removal of Your Submitted Content will terminate the foregoing license
and rights sixty (60) days after such removal as to new Users, provided, however,
that any rights given to Users prior to that time will continue in accordance with the
terms granted to such Users.
You hereby agree that We may record all or any part of any Courses (including voice
chat communications) for quality control and delivering, marketing, promoting,
demonstrating or operating the Services. You hereby grant Vidhya permission to use
Your name, likeness, image or voice in connection with offering, delivering,
marketing, promoting, demonstrating, and selling the Services, Courses, Company
Content and Submitted Content and waive any and all rights of privacy, publicity, or
any other rights of a similar nature in connection therewith, to the extent permissible
under applicable law.
6. Trust & Safety
By agreeing to these Instructor Terms, You also agree to abide by the Trust & Safety
policies and more specifically, the list of restricted topics. Please check both
periodically as there will be minor changes made to the policies and restricted list
from time to time. Vidhya reserves the right to remove Courses and Instructors at
7. Restricted Persons We Cannot Do Business With
You hereby warrant that You are not a Restricted Person ("Restricted Person"). For
purposes of the Instructor Terms, You are a Restricted Person if You or any officer,
director, or controlling shareholder of the entity on behalf of which You are using the
Services is (1) a national of or an entity existing under the laws of Cuba, Iran, Sudan,
Syria, or any other country with which U.S. persons are prohibited from engaging in
transactions, as may be determined from time to time by the U.S. Treasury
Department; (2) designated as a Specially Designated National or institution of
primary money laundering concern by the U.S. Treasury Department; (3) listed on
the Denied Persons List or Entity List by the U.S. Commerce Department; (4)
engaged in nuclear, missile, chemical, or biological weapons activities to which U.S.
persons may not contribute without a U.S. Government license; or (5) owned,
controlled, or acting on behalf of a Restricted Person. If You become a Restricted
Person during the term of these Instructor Terms, You shall notify Vidhya within
twenty-four (24) hours, and Vidhya shall have the right to terminate any further
obligations to You, effective immediately and with no further liability to You, but
without prejudice to Your outstanding obligations to Vidhya.
You agree that You shall not utilize the Services to conduct or facilitate any
transaction with any Restricted Person, except as may be expressly authorized in
advance in writing by the U.S. Government. You may not remove or export from the
United States or allow the export or re-export of the Services, or any direct product
thereof, including technical data, in violation of any restrictions, laws, or regulations
of the United States or any other applicable country.
As an Instructor, You will be responsible for determining the Base Price You charge
Students for Your Course(s) from the Price Tier Matrix. You may select any increment
as defined in the Price Tier Matrix by going to the Price Edit screen in your Instructor
Account. You agree to charge only for Your own Submitted Content. You may not
charge separately for any course add-ons such as downloadable PDFs or other
content and services (such as providing a link to a third party service to sell
downloadable PDFs). The Company will handle billing and other fee interaction with
Students. When the Sale Currency is different than the Base Currency, Vidhya will
determine the Sale Price using the most recently published Price Tier Matrix. The
Company reserves the right to make changes to the Price Tier Matrix at any time.
As part of Your participation on Vidhya, You give Us permission to share Your Course,
and information about You and the Course with Vidhya employees and selected
partners, for which You will not receive compensation.
Vidhya offers certain programs that can help you market your Courses (“Marketing
Programs”). Marketing Programs may include, but are not limited to, Vidhya's Deals
Program and Marketing Boost Program. The complete list and terms of the currently
available Marketing Programs are available under our Pricing and Promotions Policy,
which may be updated from time to time. If you choose to participate, the fee you
receive from Vidhya will be in accordance with the terms of the particular Marketing
Program that applies to the sale of Your Course. You may opt out of any Marketing
Programs at any time, provided however, if you do opt-out of a Marketing Program,
your Course will remain subject to any sales, campaigns, or promotions under any
Marketing Programs that apply to Your Course that are active at the time you optout
until the completion of such sales, campaigns, or promotions. In addition, you
acknowledge and accept that certain sales, campaigns or promotions may be limited
in applicability and not all sales, campaigns, or promotions will apply to Your Course.
You acknowledge that the amounts paid by Students for Courses sold through
Marketing Programs are not fixed, and Vidhya has the sole discretion to determine
those amounts and which Courses to offer as part of such Marketing Programs.
Further, Vidhya does not guarantee any minimum level of success in connection with
the Marketing Programs, and its selection of Courses to include is not an endorsement
of those Courses, or of You. If You do not wish to participate in certain Marketing
Programs, log into Your Account and opt out of them.
You may be able to increase Your sales by promoting Your Courses by using a coupon
code that You have created on Vidhya. For additional information on Instructor
created coupons please see Our Pricing and Promotions Policy.
As an Instructor, you acknowledge and agree that Students have the right to receive
Vidhya shall receive any payments, fees or commissions for any transactions for
which a refund has been granted pursuant to section 10 thereof. In the event that a
Student requests a refund for a Course after Vidhya has sent an Instructor payment
for that Course, Vidhya reserves the right to either (1) deduct the amount of such
refund from the next payment to be sent to that Instructor, or (2) require that
Instructor to refund any amounts refunded to Students for Instructor's Course to the
extent no additional payments are due from Vidhya to Instructor or such payments
due to the Instructor are insufficient to cover the amounts refunded to Students.
You understand and agree that You are responsible for any taxes on Your income.
We reserve the right to withhold payment if we do not receive proper tax
11. Deletion of Your Account
If You wish to delete Your Instructor Account, You may do so by contacting customer
support. We will use commercially reasonable efforts make any remaining scheduled
payments due and owing to You prior to deleting Your Account. You hereby
understand and agree that if Student(s) have previously enrolled to Your Course(s),
after Your Account has been deleted Your name and such Course(s) will remain
accessible to those such Students who enrolled to Your Course(s). Should You require
any assistance or encounter any difficulty in deleting Your Instructor Account You
may also contact us via our customer support, and We will make commercially
reasonable efforts to respond to Your request within 24 hours.
12. Modifications to These Instructor Terms
From time to time, we may update these Instructor Terms to clarify our practices or
to reflect new or different practices, such as when we add new features, and Vidhya
reserves the right to modify and/or make changes to these Instructor Terms at any
time. If We make any material change We will notify You using prominent means
such as by email notice sent to the email address specified in Your Account or by
posting a notice on Our Services. Other modifications will become effective on the
day they are posted unless stated otherwise. If you continue to use the Services,
after the effective date of any change, then such access and/or use will be deemed
an acceptance of and an agreement to follow and be bound by the Instructor Terms
as changed. The revised Instructor Terms supersedes all previous Instructor Terms.