Terms and Conditions

The following Terms and Conditions apply to the use of this Web site as well as all transactions conducted through the site.

  • Use Of Site
  • The online store is not to be used for placing tax-exempt orders for IL tax-exempt organizations.

    A $25 processing fee will be assessed for refunds requested when a customer incorrectly places an order.



  • Shipping & Delivery
  • Learning By Design, Inc. ships merchandise via UPS Ground to locations within the United States and U.S. territories, including Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Guam, and the US Virgin Islands. Additionally, Learning By Design, Inc. ships merchandise internationally. The risk of loss and title for all merchandise ordered on this Web site pass to you when the merchandise is delivered to the shipping carrier.

    Standard Shipping & Handling fee in U.S.: $0-100, add $20; $100-250, add $30; $250-400, add 12%; $400-800, add 10%; $800+, add 8%.

    Shipping & Handling Surcharge for outside U.S.: US$40 (Canada), US$50 (all other countries) added to the standard S&H fee.

    Shipping & Handling is not charged for Professional Development services.



  • Warranties
  • The Content included in this Web site has been compiled from a variety of sources and is subject to change without notice as are any products, programs, offerings, or technical information described in this Web site. Learning By Design, Inc. makes no representation or warranty whatsoever regarding the completeness, quality, or adequacy of the Web site or Content, or the suitability, functionality, or operation of this Web site or its Content. By using this Web site, you assume the risk that the Content on this Web site may be inaccurate, incomplete, offensive, or may not meet your needs and requirements. Learning By Design, Inc. SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NONINFRINGEMENT WITH RESPECT TO THESE WEB PAGES AND CONTENT. IN NO EVENT WILL Learning By Design, Inc. BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES EVEN IF COMPANY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

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    The information and content on this server is provided "as is" with no warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement. Any warranty that is provided in connection with any of the products and services described on this Web site is provided by the advertiser or manufacturer only, and not by Learning By Design, Inc..

    The references and descriptions of products or services within the Web site materials are provided "as is" without any warranty of any kind, either express or implied. Learning By Design, Inc. is not liable for any damages, including any consequential damages, of any kind that may result to the user from the use of the materials on this Web site or of any of the products or services described hereon.

    The descriptions of, and references to, products, services and companies on this Web site are the sole responsibility of the companies providing the information ("advertisers"), and not Learning By Design, Inc..

    The inclusion of material on this server does not imply any endorsement by Learning By Design, Inc., which makes no warranty of any kind with respect to the subject matter of the server materials advertised.

    A possibility exists that the server materials could include inaccuracies or errors. Additionally, a possibility exists that unauthorized additions, deletions, and alterations could be made by third parties to the server materials. Although Learning By Design, Inc. tries to ensure the integrity and the accurateness of the server materials, it makes no guarantees about their correctness or accuracy. Before relying on any representation made in any of the server materials, check with the advertiser of the product or service to ensure that the information you are relying upon is correct.



  • Return Policy
  • The following policy applies to all products ordered directly from Learning By Design: If you are not completely satisfied with the product you received, simply return all product components, including packaging, manuals and software, in re-saleable condition within 30 days of receipt of your order and you will receive a refund less shipping and handling and a $35 return processing fee. If a returned product is not in original condition, an additional restocking fee will be deducted from the refund amount. Damaged or defective products may be exchanged free of charge within 30 days of receipt. ALL SALES ARE FINAL AFTER 30 DAYS. After 30 days and for up to twelve months from date of receipt, damaged software media may be replaced with the identical product for a fee of $25 per disk plus shipping and handling. A RETURN AUTHORIZATION NUMBER IS REQUIRED FOR ALL RETURNS. We reserve the right not to issue a Return Authorization Number until outbound shipping & handling fees have been paid.

    The following policy applies to all services ordered directly from Learning By Design: For most of our professional development services, you may request a refund if you cancel more than 30 days prior to the event date; a $25 processing fee will be assessed for cancelation of a paid registration. Before registering for any of our professional development services, be sure to check the specific cancelation policy for that event. NO REFUNDS WILL BE ISSUED FOR CANCELATION BY CUSTOMER WITHIN 30 DAYS OF AN EVENT DATE AND NO REFUNDS WILL BE ISSUED AFTER AN EVENT. NO REFUNDS WILL BE ISSUED FOR A RECORDED WEBINAR. We make every effort to conduct professional development events on the dates and at the locations advertised but they are subject to change. Learning By Design reserves the right to cancel (and issue a refund) or change an event due to low enrollment or factors beyond our control. We will attempt to notify those who are registered to limit customer inconvenience but we are not liable for any expenses incurred as a result of the cancelation or change.



  • Miscellaneous
  • PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND POLICIES CAREFULLY. WHEN YOU USE OUR WEBSITE YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ, UNDERSTOOD, AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS AND POLICIES.

    Learning By Design, Inc. TERMS OF SERVICE 

    These Terms of Service are hereby effective on October 01, 2014 and will apply to the website that you are visiting, www.learningbydesign.com (the “Website”), which is owned by Learning By Design, Inc. (the “Company”). 

    Illegal or Abusive Usage is Strictly Prohibited: You must not abuse, harass, threaten, impersonate or intimidate other users of our Website.  You may not use the Company’s Website for any illegal or unauthorized purpose.  International users agree to comply with all local laws regarding online conduct and acceptable content.  Should you be found to have engaged in illegal or abusive usage of our Website, Company will suspend your account or usage as applicable. 

    Electronic Communication: When you visit our Website or send us emails, you are communicating with us electronically.  You consent to receive communications from us electronically.  We will communicate with you by email or by posting notices on the Website.  You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing. 

    Copyright: All content included on this site, such as text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips, digital downloads, data compilations, and software, is the property of Company protected by United States and international copyright laws. The compilation of all content on this site is the exclusive property of the Company and protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. All software used on this site is the property of Company or its software suppliers and protected by United States and international copyright laws. 

    Trademarks: Learning By Design, Inc. or www.learningbydesign.com and other Company graphics, logos, page headers, button icons, scripts, and service names are trademarks, registered trademarks or trade dress of Company in the U.S. and/or other countries. Company’s trademarks and trade dress may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not Company’s, in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among customers or in any manner that disparages or discredits Company.  All other trademarks not owned by Company that appear on this site are the property of their respective owners, who may or may not be affiliated with, connected to, or sponsored by Company. 

    Your Account: If you use this site, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password and for restricting access to your computer, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password. Company reserves the right to refuse service, terminate accounts, remove or edit content, or cancel orders in their sole discretion. 

    Risk of Loss: All items purchased from Company are made pursuant to a shipment contract. This means that the risk of loss and title for such items pass to you upon our delivery to the carrier. 

    Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liability: THIS SITE AND ALL INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS, PRODUCTS (INCLUDING SOFTWARE) AND SERVICES INCLUDED ON OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE TO YOU THROUGH THIS SITE ARE PROVIDED BY COMPANY ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS, UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED IN WRITING. COMPANY MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE OPERATION OF THIS SITE OR THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS, PRODUCTS (INCLUDING SOFTWARE) OR SERVICES INCLUDED ON OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE TO YOU THROUGH THIS SITE, UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED IN WRITING. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THIS SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK.

    TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY APPLICABLE LAW, COMPANY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. COMPANY DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THIS SITE; INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS, PRODUCTS (INCLUDING SOFTWARE) OR SERVICES INCLUDED ON OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE TO YOU THROUGH THIS SITE; THEIR SERVERS; OR E-MAIL SENT FROM COMPANY ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.  COMPANY WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM THE USE OF THIS SITE OR FROM ANY INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS, PRODUCTS (INCLUDING SOFTWARE) OR SERVICES INCLUDED ON OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE TO YOU THROUGH THIS SITE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED IN WRITING. 

    CERTAIN STATE LAWS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN DAMAGES. IF THESE LAWS APPLY TO YOU, SOME OR ALL OF THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS, OR LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU, AND YOU MIGHT HAVE ADDITIONAL RIGHTS. 

    Applicable Law: By visiting our website, you agree that the laws of the State of IL, without regard to principles of conflict of laws, will govern these Terms of Service and any dispute of any sort that might arise between you and Company.