Terms of Service

Effective on Sept. 24, 2023
Prior Terms of Service available here.

The website at https://coddy.ca, and the educational services under the name of CODDYCA - Coding School for Kids & Teens, are owned and operated by 11809458 Canada Inc. (hereinafter referred to as "the Company", "We", "Us", or "Our"). This document, termed as "Terms of Service", governs all services provided by us through CODDYCA - Coding School for Kids & Teens, and all content, services, and products available on or via CODDYCA - Coding School for Kids & Teens.

By accessing or using CODDYCA - Coding School for Kids & Teens or our educational services, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agree to be bound by these Terms of Service. If you do not accept these Terms of Service, do not access or use CODDYCA - Coding School for Kids & Teens and/or our educational services.

Membership

Any adult (Parent or Guardian) can register on the CODDYCA - Coding School for Kids & Teens website at https://coddy.ca for a Free Trial Class to experience our unique teaching methodology. To enroll a child in a Free Trial Class, you must be at least the legal age of majority or legal age in your jurisdiction of residence. CODDYCA - Coding School for Kids & Teens is not responsible for verifying the age or legal status of its website users.

As a member, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of all information received from CODDYCA - Coding School for Kids & Teens. This confidential information includes, but is not limited to, ZOOM class login details (meeting ID and password), and any curriculum provided by CODDYCA - Coding School for Kids & Teens.

Free Trial Class

Enhance your child's learning journey with CODDYCA - Coding School for Kids & Teens. Experience our innovative approach with a complimentary Free Trial Class. This session provides a unique opportunity for live interaction with our expert teachers, showcasing our commitment to making learning both enjoyable and impactful. There's no need for an upfront membership commitment, ensuring a stress-free experience.

During this engaging 45-minute session, students will complete an exciting project, giving them a real taste of our dynamic and interactive classroom environment.

Attendance at the Free Trial Class is essential for all new students. It serves as an assessment of their foundational skills in computing, mathematics, and verbal communication. Prior registration is a must to ensure your child's participation in this enriching experience.

Regular Classes

CODDYCA - Coding School for Kids & Teens offers both group and private coding classes tailored for students aged 5 to 15. Our teachers have a strong background in computer science, being either holders of relevant degrees or final-year students from renowned Canadian or US institutions. All instructors have completed compulsory Training for Trainers and employ unique methodologies for teaching children and teenagers.

Before enrolling in regular classes at CODDYCA - Coding School for Kids & Teens, students are required to participate in a Free Trial Class. This enables us to gauge the student's English language proficiency and basic understanding of school-level mathematics, contingent on the student's age.

In the event a student is unable to attend Regular Classes due to illness or travel, CODDYCA - Coding School for Kids & Teens does not offer compensation in the form of additional private 55-minute lessons. However, as an accommodation, we may provide a single 15-minute catch-up class for each missed 55-minute group session. Please note that the scheduling of catch-up classes is subject to the availability of CODDYCA - Coding School for Kids & Teens. 

If a student is unable to attend scheduled Catch Up class, CODDYCA - Coding School for Kids & Teens may offer only one additional opportunity to reschedule, subject to our availability. This policy ensures fair access to Catch Up classes for all our students.

Tuition Fees

All sales of pricing packages at CODDYCA - Coding School for Kids & Teens are final, with refunds unavailable after payment. Our school reserves a spot for each student, maintaining our optimal student-to-instructor ratio of 6:1 or less. By doing this, we limit other potential students from joining, ensuring personalized attention for each student in our care.

Payment for a CODDYCA pricing packages is facilitated through an invoice sent via email. We request parents or guardians to verify all invoice information, including the student's full name, course and group details, class schedules and time zones, and the total number of lessons included in the package. If applicable, any discounts should also be checked and confirmed.

Pricing Packages

  • 6:1 Group Classes:
    • C$200.00, with 8 lessons at a cost of C$25.00 per lesson.
    • C$375.00, with 16 lessons at a cost of C$23.43 per lesson.
    • C$525.00, with 24 lessons at a cost of C$21.88 per lesson.
  • 1:1 Private Classes: 
    • C$250.00, providing 4 lessons at a cost of C$62.50 per lesson.
    • C$475.00, providing 8 lessons at a cost of C$59.38 per lesson.
    • C$675.00, providing 12 lessons at a cost of C$56.25 per lesson.

Invoicing

Invoices for CODDYCA's coding lessons are thoughtfully scheduled to align with your convenience. You will receive an invoice on the 1st day of the month, but only for the upcoming month's sessions that have not been prepaid. For example, if you have already paid in October for the November and December sessions, you will not receive an invoice at the beginning of November. Your next invoice will be issued on December 1st, covering the January sessions, assuming these have not been paid for yet.

It is important to process these invoices within 14 calendar days from their issuance. Prompt payment is vital to secure your child's spot in our engaging and educational coding programs. 

Please note, if payment is not received within this 14-day timeframe, your child's enrollment will be at risk. In such instances, we will have to offer their spot to the next eager learner on our waiting list. We appreciate your attention to timely payments, ensuring that your child's coding journey with CODDYCA remains seamless and uninterrupted.

Sibling Discount We offer a sibling discount of 10% for the second child from the same family.

Payment Methods We accept e-transfers, payments from all banking cards, and PayPal transactions.

By keeping our terms and conditions straightforward, we aim to make your experience as seamless as possible. Your child's education is our priority. 

Points System

At CODDYCA - Coding School for Kids & Teens, each student, regardless of their group or class, can earn points for specific academic achievements. Considered as a virtual measure of success, 1 Point at CODDYCA is equivalent to CAD $1.

Points can be earned in several ways:

  • Leader Point: Awarded to one student per coding class for active participation, helping peers, and writing error-free code.
  • Kahoot Point: Granted for securing the first place in the Kahoot game, a fun method to reinforce learned material.
  • Big Brain Battle Point: Received after winning a game competition where the goal is to triumph in the shortest possible time while collecting the maximum number of trophies.

Points Exchange:

Points can be converted into Canadian Dollars, delivered in the form of electronic Amazon, Steam, or Roblox Gift Cards sent to the email of the parent or guardian registered with us.

Minimum amounts for redemption are as follows:

  • Amazon: A minimum of $10 must be present in the student's CODDYCA account.
  • Steam: A minimum of $10 must be present in the student's CODDYCA account.
  • Roblox: A minimum of $15 must be present in the student's CODDYCA account.

Our points system is designed to motivate and reward students for their hard work and dedication while learning at CODDYCA - Coding School for Kids & Teens.

Refund Policy

At CODDYCA - Coding School for Kids & Teens, all sales are final and we do not provide refunds. To avoid any misunderstandings or incorrect registrations, we highly recommend participating in our Free Trial Class before purchasing a pricing package.

Upon payment for a pricing package, parents or guardians have a full 12 months from the date of purchase to utilize the included lessons. During this period, they may enroll the student in any available group that aligns with the student's age, skill level, and has open spots.

Pricing packages with unused lessons will have enrollment priority, providing an advantage over students who are not currently enrolled at CODDYCA - Coding School for Kids & Teens. This policy ensures that our committed students always have the best access to our classes.

Intellectual Property

We hold a firm commitment to respecting intellectual property rights and expect the same from our users. If we identify any infringement of copyrights or other intellectual property rights (including our own), we reserve the right to terminate access to CODDYCA - Coding School for Kids & Teens and our Educational Services.

We maintain exclusive ownership of all intellectual property rights related to CODDYCA - Coding School for Kids & Teens and our Educational Services. This includes but is not limited to copyrights, patents, trademarks, and other proprietary rights. Please note that some trademarks, service marks, graphics, and logos used in connection with our Educational Services may belong to third parties.

THIS AGREEMENT DOES NOT CONVEY TO YOU ANY RIGHTS IN OR RELATED TO OUR INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY OR THAT OF ANY THIRD PARTY. All rights, title, and interest in such property will remain solely with us or the respective third party. All rights not expressly granted to you in this Agreement are reserved by us.

The term "CODDYCA" and all other identifying, proprietary marks, or trademarks displayed or used on CODDYCA or as part of our Educational Services are either registered or common law trademarks or service marks of our Company. These marks may not be copied, downloaded, reproduced, modified, or distributed in any way without our prior written permission.

All materials provided by our instructors during lessons or in relation to bonus and homework assignments are our intellectual property and form part of the CODDYCA - Coding School for Kids & Teens trademarks (currently in the process of registration: link1, link2).

STUDENTS ARE NOT PERMITTED TO SHARE ACCESS TO OUR EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS WITH THIRD PARTIES. Any violation of this rule could result in termination of our educational services and demands to cease any illegal publications. Prohibited platforms for publishing include Facebook, non-CODDYCA Discord channels, Instagram, Pinterest, TikTok, Twitter, student websites, and personal blogs.

This Agreement, and any access to or use of CODDYCA - Coding School for Kids & Teens or the Service, are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Province of Ontario. You and the Company agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the courts located in the City of Ottawa, Province of Ontario.

Termination

As a member, you have the right to cancel your participation with CODDYCA - Coding School for Kids & Teens at any time. To do so, simply stop attending our coding classes. If you have any unused classes that have already been paid for as part of your pricing package, you can use them within 12 months from the date of your last payment.

To discontinue services for an upcoming session, parents or guardians must inform CODDYCA - Coding School for Kids & Teens at least 10 business days prior to the start of the next session.

CODDYCA - Coding School for Kids & Teens will not terminate your membership until all classes in your paid package have been delivered. However, we do reserve the right not to renew memberships for subsequent periods if a student demonstrated unacceptable behavior during previous sessions, such as non-attendance, non-participation, use of obscene language, disruptions, or displays of disrespect towards instructors or fellow students, among other things.

In cases where we decide not to renew a membership, we commit to providing the parent or guardian with a notice of non-renewal at least 10 business days before the start of the next coding session.

Copyright

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