Terms and Conditions
Welcome to Thomisticstudies.org. This site is provided by the English Dominican Congregation of St. Catherine of Siena as an online mission service. Please review the following basic rules that govern your use of Thomisticstudies.org (the “Agreement”). Please also see further information regarding our Courses on our FAQ's page.
The branch of the English Dominican Congregation of St. Catherine of Siena (Stone) that runs Thomisticstudies.org is located at:
155 Huntingdon Road
CB3 0DH Cambridge
By accessing this website we assume you accept these terms and conditions in full. Do not continue to use the Thomistic Studies website if you do not accept all of the terms and conditions stated on this page.
The following terminology applies to these Terms and Conditions, Privacy Statement and Disclaimer Notice and any or all Agreements: “Client”, “You” and “Your” refers to you, the person accessing this website and accepting the Company’s terms and conditions. “The Company”, “Ourselves”, “We”, “Our” and “Us”, refers to our Company. “Party”, “Parties”, or “Us”, refers to both the Client and ourselves, or either the Client or ourselves. All terms refer to the offer, acceptance and consideration of payment necessary to undertake the process of our assistance to the Client in the most appropriate manner, whether by formal meetings of a fixed duration, or any other means, for the express purpose of meeting the Client’s needs in respect of provision of the Company’s stated services/products, in accordance with and subject to, prevailing law of the United Kingdom. Any use of the above terminology or other words in the singular, plural, capitalization and/or he/she or they, are taken as interchangeable and therefore as referring to same.
Wherever your Personal Information may be held within the Thomistic Studies website or on its behalf, we intend to take reasonable and appropriate steps to protect the Personal Information that you share with us from unauthorized access or disclosure.
Unless otherwise stated, the English Dominican Congregation of St. Catherine of Siena (Stone) and/or it’s licensors own the intellectual property rights for all material on the website. All intellectual property rights are reserved. You may view and/or print pages from https://thomisticstudies.org for your own personal use subject to restrictions set in these terms and conditions.
You must not:
Republish material from https://thomisticstudies.org
Sell, rent or sub-license material from https://thomisticstudies.org
Reproduce, duplicate or copy material from https://thomisticstudies.org
Redistribute content from the Thomistic Studies website (unless content is specifically made for redistribution).
General Conditions of Sale
These general conditions of sale apply to all transactions concluded through the websites of the English Dominican Congregation of St. Catherine of Siena (Stone). A “Customer” is any natural or legal person making an order with the English Dominican Congregation of St. Catherine of Siena (Stone) validated via our secure payment platform.
Any order placed on a site belonging to the English Dominican Congregation of St. Catherine of Siena (Stone) implies full acceptance of these general conditions of sale.
The prices are indicated in GBP (British pounds). The English Dominican Congregation of St. Catherine of Siena (Stone) is a registered charity in the United Kingdom (charity number 271922), and we are not obligated to pay VAT tax. You do not have to bear the costs of processing the order, nor the commissions paid to payment organizations; we are the ones who pay them. The price of the articles can be modified at any time, but the price applied to an order is always that announced at the time of the order.
Payment is required at time of order, including for pre-order products. You have the choice to pay by credit card or PayPal. Secure online payment by credit card is made through PayPal. The information transmitted is encrypted by software according to the rules of the art and cannot be read during transport on the network. Any guarantee that this system is secure is entirely the responsibility of PayPal, which has a proven track record of supporting millions of secure payments every day.
Access and Delivery
Access to digital products will be via the secure Wix platform. We ask that you keep membership login details private. You will be able to access recorded video courses at any time within your plan period, or purchase a one-time download of the audio recordings. Immediately after placing an order for an audio recording, you will receive an email with ability to download either onto your computer or phone. You must open the email on the device onto which you wish to download the recording and click the button to download on that device. If you click the button to download on another device, you will NOT then be able to download again without renewing your purchase. If you have difficulty accessing your order, contact support by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Conditions of Reimbursement
The money-back guarantee depends on what is mentioned on the page that presents the product. If no money-back guarantee is mentioned on the page presenting the product, no refund will be made after the order has been placed.
All elements of the site and the products are and remain the intellectual and exclusive property of the English Dominican Congregation of St. Catherine of Siena (Stone). No one is authorized to reproduce, use, redistribute, or use for any purpose whatsoever, even partially, elements of the site whether they are software, visual, or sound, or to communicate their personal login details for members to a third party.
This Agreement shall begin on the date hereof.
Certain parts of this website offer the opportunity for users to post and exchange opinions, information, material and data (‘Comments’) in areas of the website. The English Dominican Congregation of St. Catherine of Siena (Stone) does not screen, edit, publish or review Comments prior to their appearance on the website and Comments do not reflect the views or opinions of the English Dominican Congregation of St. Catherine of Siena (Stone), its agents or affiliates. Comments reflect the view and opinion of the person who posts such view or opinion. To the extent permitted by applicable laws the English Dominican Congregation of St. Catherine of Siena (Stone) shall not be responsible or liable for the Comments or for any loss cost, liability, damages or expenses caused and or suffered as a result of any use of and/or posting of and/or appearance of the Comments on this website.
The English Dominican Congregation of St. Catherine of Siena (Stone) reserves the right to monitor all Comments and to remove any Comments which it considers in its absolute discretion to be inappropriate, offensive or otherwise in breach of these Terms and Conditions.
You warrant and represent that:
You are entitled to post the Comments on our website and have all necessary licenses and consents to do so;
The Comments do not infringe any intellectual property right, including without limitation copyright, patent or trademark, or other proprietary right of any third party;
The Comments do not contain any defamatory, libellous, offensive, indecent or otherwise unlawful material or material which is an invasion of privacy
The Comments will not be used to solicit or promote business or custom or present commercial activities or unlawful activity.
You hereby grant to the English Dominican Congregation of St. Catherine of Siena (Stone) a non-exclusive royalty-free license to use, reproduce, edit and authorize others to use, reproduce and edit any of your Comments in any and all forms, formats or media.
Hyperlinking to our Content
The following organizations may link to our Website without prior written approval:
Online directory distributors when they list us in the directory may link to our Website in the same manner as they hyperlink to the Websites of other listed businesses; and
Systemwide Accredited Businesses except soliciting non-profit organizations, charity shopping malls, and charity fundraising groups which may not hyperlink to our Website.
These organizations may link to our home page, to publications or to other Website information so long as the link: (a) is not in any way misleading; (b) does not falsely imply sponsorship, endorsement or approval of the linking party and its products or services; and (c) fits within the context of the linking party’s site.
We may consider and approve in our sole discretion other link requests from the following types of organizations:
commonly-known consumer and/or business information sources such as Chambers of Commerce, American Automobile Association, AARP and Consumers Union;
dot.com community sites;
associations or other groups representing charities, including charity giving sites,
online directory distributors;
accounting, law and consulting firms whose primary clients are businesses; and
educational institutions and trade associations.
We will approve link requests from these organizations if we determine that: (a) the link would not reflect unfavourably on us or our accredited businesses (for example, trade associations or other organizations representing inherently suspect types of business, such as work-at-home opportunities, shall not be allowed to link); (b)the organization does not have an unsatisfactory record with us; (c) the benefit to us from the visibility associated with the hyperlink outweighs the absence of Thomistic Studies; and (d) where the link is in the context of general resource information or is otherwise consistent with editorial content in a newsletter or similar product furthering the mission of the organization.
These organizations may link to our home page, to publications or to other Website information so long as the link: (a) is not in any way misleading; (b) does not falsely imply sponsorship, endorsement or approval of the linking party and it products or services; and (c) fits within the context of the linking party’s site.
If you are among the organizations listed in paragraph 2 above and are interested in linking to our website, you must notify us by sending an e-mail to email@example.com. Please include your name, your organization name, contact information (such as a phone number and/or e-mail address) as well as the URL of your site, a list of any URLs from which you intend to link to our Website, and a list of the URL(s) on our site to which you would like to link. Allow 2-3 weeks for a response.
Approved organizations may hyperlink to our Website as follows:
By use of our corporate name; or
By use of the uniform resource locator (Web address) being linked to; or
By use of any other description of our Website or material being linked to that makes sense within the context and format of content on the linking party’s site.
No use of the Thomistic Studies logo or other artwork will be allowed for linking absent a trademark license agreement.
Without prior approval and express written permission, you may not create frames around our Web pages or use other techniques that alter in any way the visual presentation or appearance of our Website.
We shall have no responsibility or liability for any content appearing on your Website. You agree to indemnify and defend us against all claims arising out of or based upon your Website. No link(s) may appear on any page on your Website or within any context containing content or materials that may be interpreted as libellous, obscene or criminal, or which infringes, otherwise violates, or advocates the infringement or other violation of, any third party rights.
Reservation of Rights
We reserve the right at any time and in its sole discretion to request that you remove all links or any particular link to our Website. You agree to immediately remove all links to our Website upon such request. We also reserve the right to amend these terms and conditions and its linking policy at any time. By continuing to link to our Website, you agree to be bound to and abide by these linking terms and conditions.
Removal of links from our website
If you find any link on our Website or any linked Website objectionable for any reason, you may contact us about this. We will consider requests to remove links but will have no obligation to do so or to respond directly to you.
Whilst we endeavour to ensure that the information on this website is correct, we do not warrant its completeness or accuracy; nor do we commit to ensuring that the website remains available or that the material on the website is kept up to date.
To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, we exclude all representations, warranties and conditions relating to our website and the use of this website (including, without limitation, any warranties implied by law in respect of satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose and/or the use of reasonable care and skill). Nothing in this disclaimer will:
limit or exclude our or your liability for death or personal injury resulting from negligence;
limit or exclude our or your liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation;
limit any of our or your liabilities in any way that is not permitted under applicable law; or
exclude any of our or your liabilities that may not be excluded 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; and (b) govern all liabilities arising under the disclaimer or in relation to the subject matter of this disclaimer, including liabilities arising in contract, in tort (including negligence) and for breach of statutory duty.
To the extent that the website and the information and services on the website are provided free of charge, we will not be liable for any loss or damage of any nature.