Terms & Conditions

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, 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

Thank you for visiting Virtual Kenpo website. All statements in this terms of use apply to Virtual Kenpo and the International School of Kenpo Karate, LLC.  The term Virtual Kenpo is used  in the following statements in reference to Virtual Kenpo and the International School of Kenpo Karate, LLC.   By using the Virtual Kenpo website, you signify your agreement to these Terms of Use as set forth below. Virtual Kenpo reserves the right to change, modify, add, or remove portions of these terms at any time. Please read these terms carefully, and check periodically for changes. By using Virtual Kenpo website, you agree to comply, and be bound by, all changes that occur to these Terms of Use. It is highly recommended that you regularly review the Terms of Use page, in order to become aware of any new additions. However, by using any part of Virtual Kenpo website, you agree that you are constructively aware of all terms set below, even if these terms are recently added. Further, Virtual Kenpo will not send notification to its known users concerning changes to these Terms of Use. If any specific term within these Terms of Use are deemed illegal, or void, such determination shall not alter all remaining provisions not specifically deemed illegal or void.

 

Every user of Virtual Kenpo website is constructively aware of the following Warning:

 

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

 

Subject to exceptions provided below, when you become a registered member of Virtual Kenpo website, you are granted a non-exclusive, non-transferrable, revocable license (a) to access and use Virtual Kenpo website strictly in accordance with these Terms of Use; (b) to use Virtual Kenpo website solely for internal, personal, non-commercial purposes; and (c) to print out material from Virtual Kenpo website solely for internal, personal, and non-commercial purposes and provided you maintain, and honor, all copyright and other policies contained therein. No print out or electronic version of any part of Virtual Kenpo website or its contents may be used by you in any litigation or arbitration whatsoever under any circumstances.

 

To become a Member of Virtual Kenpo website, you must complete the registration process provided elsewhere in this site. When and if you register with Virtual Kenpo website, you agree to provide in your registration accurate, current and complete information about yourself. Further, you agree to maintain and update your registration information to keep it accurate, current, and complete. By submitting a registration form to Virtual Kenpo website, you explicitly agree that if any of your offered information is inaccurate, untrue, incomplete, or outdated in any respect, Virtual Kenpo reserves the right to terminate your use of this site, and to invalidate any rights you receive through the Terms of 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.

 

3. Disclaimer

 

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:

 

Member/User/Guest/visitor (authorized or unauthorized) hereby affirms that he/she is in good health and is aware that all activities, especially those with regard to actual physical training in the martial arts, are entirely voluntary, and any member/user/guest/visitor (authorized or unauthorized) can at any time elect not to partake in any activity which he/she feels may involve some element of risk or discomfort to his/her person. Accordingly, the member/user/guest/ visitor (authorized or unauthorized) accepts all conditions of membership (including those which Virtual Kenpo may have incorporated elsewhere in the Membership forms or Terms of Use) and agrees to hold Virtual Kenpo website, its affiliated schools, and all other Virtual Kenpo instructors and members harmless from liability for damages for any injuries, including but not limited to death and disability, arising from any of the activities of the organization. I also understand that no treatment for injuries sustained will be rendered by Virtual Kenpo staff, or offered anywhere within Virtual Kenpo website.

 

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.

 

6. Indemnification

 

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

 

These Terms of Use shall be governed by, construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the State of Arkansas, and any nonresident of the State of Arkansas agrees to forego federal jurisdiction over any claims alleged against Virtual Kenpo website, its employees, affiliates, officers, or instructors, should such federal jurisdiction otherwise exist.

 

8. Termination

 

The above Terms of Use are effective unless, and until, these terms are terminated by either you or Virtual Kenpo. You may terminate the Term of Use agreement at any time. Termination on your part REQUIRES that you immediately cease all future use Virtual Kenpo website. Virtual Kenpo may also terminate the Terms of Use agreement, and may without warning, deny you access to this site, if Virtual Kenpo concludes that you have failed to comply with any term or condition of the Terms of Use agreement. You do not have any right to appeal Virtual Kenpo’s decision to revoke your access to this site.

 

Upon any termination of the Terms of Use agreement, by either you or Virtual Kenpo, you are required to promptly destroy all materials downloaded or otherwise obtained from this Site, unless you have otherwise acquired a reoccurring right to use such materials, and your use is in compliance with the license acquired at the time of purchase.

 

9. Copyright

 

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.

 

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