Virtual Kenpo Code of Conduct
By entering as a student into this school and its training you agree to uphold the honorable traditions of the school and the Art:
You are to honor your belt itself, and maintain the standards represented by the rank.
You are to treat others outside the Art with the same respect you expect them to treat you.
You are to honor your fellow belt holders; for they are your brothers and sisters contained within the fold.
You are to honor those who exceed you in rank; for they have toiled long and hard and deserve respect as such.
You are to treat with respect those who are lesser than you in rank; for you know what it is like to to be treated with respect from those who are greater than you in rank.
You are to honor yourself; for you will accomplish very little in this world without self-respect.
You are to honor your instructors and teachers; for they are the light that shines the way upon the path of knowledge.
Your are to honor your parents; for they are the ones who love you unconditionally and brought you up to be the person you have become. And above all, you are to honor God (YHVH); for it is He that imparts the gift of eternal life and the ultimate and only Truth.
If it is found you have broken any of this agreement, bringing dishonor to this school, the Art of Kenpo, the society of Martial Artist, or any of its members, it may bring immediate and automatic revocation of rank, honor, and banishment from our school. If you do not plan or believe yourself able to follow these traditions please do not become a student of Virtual Kenpo. Leave this training site now.
Terms and Conditions
1. Acceptance of the Agreement
Every user of Virtual Kenpo website is constructively aware of the following Warning:
THE STUDY OF KARATE, AND ITS DERIVATIVE MARTIAL ARTS FORMS, IS AN ACTIVITY THAT PRESENTS REAL, AND, AT TIMES, SUBSTANTIAL RISK OF PHYSICAL INJURY. VIRTUAL KENPO WEBSITE IS OFFERING INSTRUCTION IN THE MARTIAL ARTS IN A MEDIA PROHIBITING DIRECT SUPERVISION BY VIRTUAL KENPO STAFF. THEREFORE, ALL USERS ASSUME INDIVIDUAL RESPONSIBILITY FOR CONSULTING WITH THEIR PERSONAL PHYSICIAN. ALL USERS MUST ASSUME ALL RISKS THAT ARE ASSOCIATED WITH THE STUDY OF MARTIAL ARTS.
2. Limited Right to Use
By becoming a member to Virtual Kenpo website, you represent that you are at least 18 years old, legally of age to enter into a contract, and legally capable of releasing Virtual Kenpo of liability. Because Virtual Kenpo is unable to guarantee that any member to its website is who they claim to be, Virtual Kenpo expressly refuses to accept responsibility or liability for any content, communication or other use or access to this site by persons under the age of 18 years old, in violation of there Terms.
Upon becoming a member to Virtual Kenpo website, a license shall be issued to a single individual, even if such individual is a member of a group, or a group sponsor. Each license provided by Virtual Kenpo shall designate the entire scope of permitted use associated with the license given. The licensee is solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the issued username and password, and for all activities that are conducted through the licensee’s account. Each licensee shall assume a non-delegable duty to accept all responsibility for activity associated with the licensee’s account, including safeguarding all copyright privileges associated with this site.
Note For Guardians: If the licensee is permitted to permit access to this site to persons under 18 years old, the licensee is solely responsible for supervising the content reviewed by such persons under 18 years old, and the licensee shall accept full, and absolute, legal responsibility for ensuring that any person under 18 years old, accessing this site, is supervised adequately to safeguard the physical well-being of such visitors, and ensuring that such visitors does not provide information on the site that is prohibited under state or federal law.
The information, content and documents from or through the site are provided “as-is,” “as available,” with “all faults”, and all warranties, express or implied, are disclaimed (including but not limited to the disclaimer of any implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose). Although we strive to provide seamless and perfect services, the information and services may contain bugs, errors, problems or other limitations from time to time.
Through Virtual Kenpo website we endeavor to produce valuable direction toward learning the Martial Arts, however, this training can be physically demanding. If you have any doubts concerning your physical abilities to undertake training from Virtual Kenpo, we strongly encourage you to consult with your physician before becoming a member.
To the full extent permissible under state and federal law, Virtual Kenpo website specifically disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, as permitted, but not limited to, the implied warranty of merchant ability and fitness for a particular purpose, as relates to the instructional materials provided by Virtual Kenpo website, and all merchandise offered through Virtual Kenpo website (although, Members may exercise all legal rights against the manufacturer of all defective, or flawed, merchandise purchased at Virtual Kenpo website).
4. Limitation of Liability
Under no circumstances and under no legal or equitable theory, whether in tort, contract, strict liability or otherwise, shall Virtual Kenpo website, its employees, directors, officers, agents, vendors or suppliers be liable to you or to any other person for any indirect, special, incidental or consequential losses or damages of any nature arising out of or in connection with the use of or inability to use Virtual Kenpo web site. This limitation of liability includes, without limitation, the following: damages for lost profits, loss of goodwill, loss of data, work stoppage, accuracy of results, or computer failure or malfunction. Further, the above limitation of liability applies even if an authorized representative of Virtual Kenpo website has knowledge, should have possessed knowledge, or had been formerly advised, of the possibility of such damages. In no event will Virtual Kenpo website be liable for any damages in excess of the Membership fees paid by you in connection with your use of the site
5. Waiver of Liability
As a precondition for Membership to Virtual Kenpo, all users must agree to the following waiver of liability. Payment of subscription dues to Virtual Kenpo, creates automatic agreement to the waiver identified immediately below. Further, signature to any additional waiver of liability offered by Virtual Kenpo staff does not vacate, or rescind, the waiver listed below, rather additional waivers will co-exist with the waiver below, duplicating the understanding between the Member and Virtual Kenpo website.
As a Term of Use related to any activity, program, or other offering within Virtual Kenpo website, all Members, guests, or even unauthorized users of Virtual Kenpo website, or user of any material found within Virtual Kenpo website hereby acknowledges the following.
WAIVER OR LIABILITY:
Signed by operation of law on the date that Virtual Kenpo website is accessed, either legally or illegally, and constructively signed at the time that any Member completes any purchase of any product or service offered through Virtual Kenpo website.
As a precondition to using Virtual Kenpo website, you agree to indemnify, defend and hold Virtual Kenpo, our officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives harmless from and against any and all claims, damages, losses, liabilities, costs (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) or other expenses that arise directly or indirectly out of or from (i) your breach of this Agreement; (ii) your activities in connection with use of Virtual Kenpo website, and/or (iii) your failure to safeguard the material in this website, such that any third party gains access, and distributes, copyrighted material belonging to Virtual Kenpo website . This indemnity shall be applicable without regard to the negligence of any party, including any indemnified person.
7. Forum Selection
Unless otherwise noted, all materials within Virtual Kenpo website, including images, text material, illustrations, designs, icons, photographs, drawings, program content, video clips and other materials that are part of Virtual Kenpo website are protected by copyright, trade mark, or intellectual property rights, as established by international and U.S. copyright laws. Virtual Kenpo specifically reserves all its copyright, trade mark, and intellectual property, rights as existing under U.S. and international copyright laws.
Use of any material within Virtual Kenpo website, without specific authorization, shall be deemed an infringement of copyright, trademark, or intellectual property rights held by Virtual Kenpo website.
10. Children’s Online Protection Act (COPPA)
Virtual Kenpo website deems itself exempt from the provisions of COPPA, and specifically is not targeting children under the age of 13 for participation in programs offered through this website. Only persons of sufficient age to contract in the state of Arkansas are permitted to become Members to Virtual Kenpo website. No effort is taken on the part of Virtual Kenpo website to gather, save, or otherwise maintain, any information it receives from persons under the age of 13, with or without parental consent. It is understood that any requests for information submitted to Virtual Kenpo website, if originating from a person under the age of 13, is submitted specifically for the limited purpose of obtaining pricing, or in depth program review, information from Virtual Kenpo website. If a person under 13 provides an e-mail address, home address, or telephone number, in connection with a request for information by Virtual Kenpo, such information shall not be retained by Virtual Kenpo after the requested information has been provided.
The programs, and materials, offered by Virtual Kenpo website are explicitly for persons of sufficient age to enter into contract, and waive liability. Virtual Kenpo is unable to verify the age of every person who requests information from Virtual Kenpo website, and as such, it is a Term of Use that only persons over 13 years of age are permitted to request information from Virtual Kenpo website, and only persons over 18 years of age can become members of Virtual Kenpo website. Subject to any specific terms and conditions established within the licensing agreement purchased by each member.