Terms & Conditions

Guidelines for learners enrolling in Archea - The Design Tribe

Archea - The Design Tribe is aimed to provide a conducive environment for people to upskill and explore various fields of interest related to design and architecture by providing extremely high-quality curated experiences by industry experts. 

Archea - The Design Tribe aims to provide an online knowledge-sharing platform that intends to help architects and designers start and scale their design businesses.

The learning experience at Archea aims to be a platform for new ideas, processes, and creations while facilitating the best learning opportunities for everyone without differentiation, providing participants with diverse opportunities to explore varied fields of interest going beyond the orthodox education while trying to push the boundaries of innovative design knowledge.

Following rules and regulations shall govern registration, conduction, and evaluation of the learning experience of Archea. These rules are effective for all students registering for Archea workshops, online courses, and membership from March 14, 2021 :

CRITERIA OF ELIGIBILITY

  • The courses and membership at Archea are open to all enthusiastic architects and designers.
  • For Offline Learning Experiences: Indian Citizens are required to show valid government ID. All non-Indian Citizens must produce their travel documents before commencement of the workshop including and not limited to Visa and Passport.
  • For Online Learning Experiences: For Online Learning Experiences: Access to a laptop or computer with a working webcam and microphone is required to attend the workshops. A strong internet connection is also recommended. For pre-recorded courses, access to a laptop and wifi is recommended.

PROCESS OF REGISTRATION

All registrations to Archea courses, membership, and workshops are through learner accounts created on https://www.archea.in

A participant can access the courses and membership only after (s)he has paid the fees as per requirement.

Discounts available at the time of registration (for individual and group) are regularly updated on the Archea website https://www.archea.in


REFUND POLICY: TRANSFER AND CANCELLATION

If due to unavoidable circumstances, the attendee is unable to attend the workshop registered for, he/she may choose to get a refund in the form of X credits to avail for a future workshop or courses.

Details of refund are as follows :

In case of cancellation by the attendees, the refund will be granted in X-credits only. The received X-credits may be applied for registering for other Archea workshops or online courses.

The X-credits have a validity period of 1 year.

The amount of X-credits refunded will be calculated as per the timeframe in which the cancellation request is received by Archea - The Design Tribe Pvt. Ltd.

The calculations for X-credit refund will be on the registration fee only.

In cases where the registration was done in a group, or bundle, the following scenarios are possible :

If only a fraction of the group wishes to cancel, the member/ members of the group who wish to cancel shall be paid according to the amount paid by them individually. The refund shall be calculated as per the timeframe in which the request for cancellation is received.

If the entire group raises a cancellation request, the entire group will be considered a single entity and the X-credits will be refunded as per the timeframe in which the cancellation request is received by Archea - the Design Tribe Pvt. Ltd.


Refund Timeline (in case of cancellation by the enrolled student) 

Online Courses: No amount will be refunded.

Monthly Subscription: Subscription will be canceled before the next billing date with due notification

Annual Subscription: The amount of the remaining months in the annual subscription will be returned (not including GST)

Please Note: In case of cancellation of the membership, you will lose access to all the content inside the membership until you choose to re-enroll.

Cancellation by Archea

a) Participants who are found not attending the course will not be able to acquire a completion certificate.

b) In case of cancellation of a workshop by Archea due to any other reasons, all the attendees may choose one of the following:

i) Avail 100% refund of the registration fee in the bank account.

ii) Get rewarded with X-credits worth 120% of the registration fee


AWARDING OF CERTIFICATES

a) A participant must have cleared the course as per curriculum before the award of the certificate from Archea.

b) The ArcheaLearning Experience Head will be the signing authority for the award of the Certificate along with the ArcheaLearning Experience Mentor.

c) Provisional certificates will not be provided.

d) Please note that the ArcheaLearning Experience is not an accredited course and has no affiliation to any specific university or that the course completion results in a gain of credits of any nature

e) The certificates awarded for both Online and Offline workshops will be in the form of E-certificates which will be made available to you upon email as and when requested by you.

GUIDELINES FOR DECORUM AND DISCIPLINE

At Archea, we ensure a positive learning experience for all involved.

We aim to facilitate the best learning opportunities for everyone without differentiation. If you have any disability or medical condition that requires us to make special arrangements for you or any special dietary requirements, please email us at support@Archea.com as soon as possible and in any workshop at least 2 weeks prior to the date of the Workshop

Further, all Intellectual Property Rights in the Course Materials, Online Courses and the speeches made by mentors at the Online Courses, Membership are, and remain, the intellectual property of Archea - The Design Tribe Pvt. Ltd. and or the Mentors of Archea, licensors, whether adapted, written for or customized for the Client or not

You are not authorized to:

a) Copy, modify, reproduce, re-publish, sub-license, sell, upload, broadcast, post, transmit or distribute any of the course, workshop, or membership materials under any of the following circumstances:

b) Record on video or audiotape, relay by videophone or other means the Online Course or Taught Course given

c) Use the Course Materials in the provision of any other course or training whether given by us or any third party mentor;

d) Remove any copyright or other notice of Archea - The Design Tribe Pvt. Ltd. on the Course Materials;

e) Modify, adapt, merge, translate, disassemble, decompile, reverse engineer (save to the extent permitted by law) any software forming part of the Online Courses

f) Breach by you of the above-mentioned points (a-e in V B.) shall allow us to immediately terminate these terms and conditions with you and cease to provide you with any Services, including but not limited to access to the Online Courses.

g) In consideration of the Fees paid by you, we grant to you a limited, non-transferable, non-exclusive license to use the Course Materials and the software in respect of the Online Course for the sole purpose of completing the Online Course and/or attending the Taught Course.

The following guidelines must be followed by all participants of Archea Online Courses, Membership, and Workshops:

a) High standard of discipline is expected from all the participants. Basic guidelines for the code of conduct have been included in the agreements signed by the Participants, at the time of admission. Any infringement of the laid down norms will result in disciplinary action and if needed leading to expulsion from the Archea Online Courses, Membership, and Workshops. 

b) Any indecent behavior or an act of mental or physical torture to any fellow participant shall be considered as a serious act of indiscipline and will attract severe punishment.

c) No participant will indulge in ragging of any form in the duration of the ArcheaLearning Experience whether it be in any of the offline domains or online as well. A reported alleged case of ragging will be processed as per guidelines laid down by the Government of India.

Additionally, all participants must agree to sign the following Undertaking :

Undertaking from the Participants enrolling in the ArcheaLearning Experience

A. I will not indulge in to:

1. Ragging of any kind as the same is prohibited by law;

2. Willful defiance of orders & instructions issued from time to time;

3. Create any obstacle in the smooth running of the courses;

4. Insubordination to Mentor and/or ArcheaLearning Experience team directly or indirectly;

5. Carry out any unlawful activity.

B. I will maintain:

1. Correct personal behavior & conduct towards all while inside classes/studios, workshops, laboratory, office, in/off event premises or inside the online community.

2. Sense of proportion & balance during extracurricular activities.

C. I will abide by:

1. Any instructions & directions issued by the faculty & administrative authorities in the letter & spirit intended;

2. Manage any funds placed at my disposal economically, truthfully & submit accounts at laid down schedules;

3. All teaching sessions of the course(s) offered;

D. I fully understand that during the Site Visit (s) / Field Survey (s ) and Project work I am required to carry out work on my own & independently and follow the general sessions guidelines.

E. I understand and agree that ArcheaPvt. Ltd. reserves the right to make changes to the Experience or travel (if required) at any time and for any reason, with or without notice, and the Onesitox Pvt. Ltd. shall not be liable for any loss whatsoever to me by reason of any such cancellation or change. ArcheaPvt. Ltd. is not responsible for penalties assessed by air carriers that may result due to operational and/or itinerary changes, regardless of whether ArcheaPvt. Ltd. makes a flight arrangement. Any additional expense resulting from the above will be paid by me.

F. I understand that Archea - The Design Tribe Pvt. Ltd. neither commits nor proposes to obtain any approval, endorsement, rating or recognition from any non-statutory organizations.

G. I hereby indemnify and agree to keep the ArcheaPvt. Ltd., its management, team, and mentor fully indemnified against all claims, loss or damage whatsoever in respect of death, injury, disability or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from any cause in connection with the my participation therein.

H. I hereby certify that the information provided by me is true to the best of my knowledge.

I. I grant permission and consent to Archea - The Design Tribe Pvt. Ltd. for the use of the photograph(s) and/or video content acquired during my participation in Archea’s online courses, membership, workshops for presentation under any legal condition, including but not limited to: publicity, copyright purposes, illustration, advertising, and web content. I understand that no royalty, fee, or other compensation shall become payable to me by reason of such use. I understand that my consent for the use of this(these) photograph(s) and/or video content may never be revoked.


FOR TRAVEL BASED EXPERIENCE

I will be a participant in Archea’s online courses, membership, workshops and undertake the courses as indicated in my registration form

  • I agree to adhere to the provisions of the visa granted to me by the Government of India and Archea - The Design Tribe Pvt. Ltd. and/or any of its staff, employees and agents are not to be held responsible for my actions that may be in violation of the above-mentioned provisions and agreements.
  • I represent and warrant that I will be covered throughout the Experience and throughout my stay in India by a policy of comprehensive health and accident insurance that provides coverage for illnesses or injuries I may sustain or experience. 
  • I hereby release and discharge the Archea - The Design Tribe Pvt. Ltd. from all responsibility and liability for any injuries (including death) illnesses, medical bills, claims, damages, bills, charges, or similar expenses I incur as a Participant.
  • I further represent and warrant that I have no condition, physical or mental, which requires special medical attention or accommodation during my participation in the Experience.
  • Understand and agree that Archea - The Design Tribe Pvt. Ltd. reserves the right to make changes to the Experience or travel (if required) at any time and for any reason, with or without notice, and Archea - The Design Tribe Pvt. Ltd. shall not be liable for any loss whatsoever to me by reason of any such cancellation or change. 

Archea - The Design Tribe Pvt. Ltd. is not responsible for penalties assessed by air carriers that may result due to operational and/or itinerary changes, regardless of whether ArcheaPvt. Ltd. makes a flight arrangement. Any additional expense resulting from the above will be paid by me.

Additional rules for the Participants opting for travel based course

Archea - The Design Tribe Pvt. Ltd. reserves the right to make changes to the Experience or travel (if required) at any time and for any reason, with or without notice, and ArcheaPvt. Ltd. shall not be liable for any loss whatsoever to me by reason of any such cancellation or change but will substantiate each participant according to the rules mentioned in Section III D. Cancellation by Archeain Section III Refund Policy based on the preference selected by the participant. ArcheaPvt. Ltd. is not responsible for penalties assessed by air carriers that may result due to operational and/or itinerary changes. Any additional expense resulting from the above will be paid by the participant.

Participants are financially and logistically responsible for aspects related to air/rail tickets, local travel, visa & insurance (in case of international field visits), food and other incidental expenses

A. Passport:

For international travel, you must have a passport in your possession, valid for up to 12 months past your return date. This requirement, though, varies from country to country. If you do not currently have a passport with this validity, you should apply for a new passport immediately.

B. VISA:

Trips to international destinations will require a visa.Participants planning to apply for International travel are advised to proceed themselves with the visa requirements of the country of their destination. Participants may be required to travel to the Embassies or Consulates of the countries to get the visa.

C. INSURANCE:

Any participant of the Archea online courses, memberships, workshops will need to make their own arrangements.

D. FIELD VISIT EXPENSE:

Field visit expenses within India are based on III rd A/C railway fare, shared accommodation, and food. Actual cost related to the field visit may vary from the figure mentioned in the Archea - The Design Tribe Pvt. Ltd. depending on various factors like time of booking, type of accommodation etc.


LIABILITY AND DISCLAIMER

  • Our sole liability in relation to any cancellation, postponement, or change of venue shall be limited to the price paid by you for such a Workshop and we shall not be liable under any circumstance for any consequential losses
  • In providing this workshop, no person is acting as your solicitor or providing you with legal advice. We are providing you with training, template documents, and guidance.
  • Participants shall be responsible for making and paying for their own travel and accommodation arrangements to and from the Workshop if not specified for the workshop.
  • If the participant is late at the workshop or prevented from attending the Workshop due to travel delays or any other circumstances, we shall not be obliged to provide you with a refund or to wait to start the Workshop until you arrive. Lunch and light refreshments shall be provided.
  • Archea understands the need for security of your personal details related to the transaction that you enter on our website and that’s why all the sensitive data related to your transaction/card is collected and processed through a secured system from one of our partner's payment gateway. While entering all the data related to card/ banking account please check the green lock sign on the browser
  • Any changes to the terms and conditions shall be clearly mentioned in this document. We shall provide all participants with reasonable notice for any such changes and where required by law, we will obtain their consent or give them the opportunity to opt-out of such changes.

It will be understood that the participant registering for Archea’s online courses, membership, and workshops has gone through the above-mentioned Rules and agreement and shall abide by them.