Welcome to CatechismClass.com, an online Religious Education Platform that provides comprehensive catechesis to Catholics! We commit ourselves to educating young individuals, students, family, and organizations through feeding your mind and edifying your soul through our Catholic programs and online catechism and only with the finest catechetical materials. We are duly licensed to operate this platform under the name The Goldhead Group, Ltd. (DBA: CatechismClass.com) since March 2004. To get the most out of our services it is advised to take some time going over the different Terms and Conditions underlying our service and the use of our platform.
This AGREEMENT will govern a user's use of our website and all the contents herein appearing. By proceeding past this page, or USING, BROWSING, ACCESSING CatechismClass.com AND ITS CONTENTS whether read or not, the user hereby ACKNOWLEDGED their adherence hereto and further RECOGNIZED OUR AUTHORITY, RIGHT, OWNERSHIP, CONTROL, AND REGULATIONS OVER THE SITE. Notwithstanding this agreement, we do not impose mandatory acceptance from our users. However, failure to acknowledge the same warrants exclusion from using our website and benefitting from our services, whatsoever.
The Goldhead Group, Ltd. reserves the right of ownership and interest in and to the Website, and all contents derived in whole or in part from materials supplied herein unless stated otherwise. By the term "material" and/or "content", CatechismClass.com refers to the entire website as protected by international copyright and trademark laws. Users are bound under this agreement not to duplicate, copy, modify, download, circulate, or otherwise print information, all the contents, and materials herein for commercial or profit-motivated purposed in the absence of authorized and valid notice or approval. Until then, users are limited to personal use and home study purposes of our contents and materials.
All excerpts from the Catechism of the Catholic Church 2nd Edition, Compendium of the Catechism, and Vatican documents, including Apostolic Constitutions, Encyclicals, and Motu Proprios are copyright Libreria Editrice Vaticana (various years of publication) and are used with express, written permission of the Vatican. Baltimore Catechism Excerpts are copyright Benziger Brothers 1891 and 1921
Unless otherwise stated, the Scripture quotations in the texts are assumed to come from the following sources:
This web site may contain copyrighted material, the use of which may not always have been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. We are making such material available in our catechetical efforts to advance understanding of religious and social issues. We believe this constitutes a 'fair use' of any such copyrighted material as provided for in § 107 of the US Copyright Law.
CatechismClass.com reserves the right to deny access of platform and services to minors. Unless otherwise emancipated by lawful order or supervised by parents of guardians, only users aged 18 years and above are permitted to use our site and services. Children under the age of 18 are to use the program only in the presence of a legal parent or guardian.
Membership at CatechismClass.com requires electronic registration of personal details. The user will be asked to fill in a registration form and all required fields must be completed before submission. By submitting, a user hereby agrees to be bound by provisions of fraud and perjury. If a user should choose not to share bona fide information, the user should not consider registering with us. Only authentic and verifiable personal information are processed by CatechismClass.com. The user's account and password must be kept confidential at all times. Inasmuch as we respect a user's privacy and ensure the security of the user's account, we do not warrant security against infiltration brought about by user's negligence.
All information provided by a user during registration may be used in internal reporting and may be used to contact the individual registrant. Any information entered by a parent of a child's information including name, zip code, email address, or any other information as defined by COPPA will be held to the same security. Any information entered that concerns minors may only be entered with the explicit permission of the minor's legal guardian or parent.
A user's membership with CatechismClass.com provides the privilege to purchase our product or avail of our services and programs. CatechismClass.com produces online Roman Catholic Education Programs. Purchases on this website are for online programs/courses/lessons that are available only online. No printed materials accompany purchases on this website. No items are shipped to a user's address unless a user purchases a specific set of special items that we offer including our USB flashdrives of the files that make up the course contents, or our special Patron Saint Bookmark. While CatechismClass.com does offer some of our courses on paperback, those paperbacks must be purchased online through the Lulu.com website. No books in any way are sold, offered, or mailed for purchases on the CatechismClass.com website. A completed transaction does not warrant unlimited use of our products, notwithstanding. Users are only allowed to use the same for personal or professional use. Purchase and full payment of any of our products does not operate to transfer our exclusive right to sell or otherwise distribute the same. They are not for resale or redistribution whatsoever notwithstanding the presence of absence of monetary consideration. In addition thereto, organizations availing of our program or product are prohibited from purchasing one program for multiple users. BY THIS AGREEMENT, USERS ACQUIESCED TO OBSERVE STRICT COMPLIANCE WITH THE USE OF OUR PRODUCTS AND/OR PROGRAMS. USERS ARE AWARE OF OUR PROHIBITION AGAINST PURCHASE OF ONE PROGRAM/PRODUCT FOR MULTIPLE USERS. The term 'organizations' encompasses, but is not limited to, teachers, schools, parishes, and the like. Any unauthorized use, distribution, infringement, or any other acts in contravention of applicable laws observed CatechismClass.com by will be dealt with accordingly. All multi-use individuals will need to buy copies for each student or have a written and approved and signed license agreement with The Goldhead Group, Ltd. governing such a usage.
PROCESSING CHARGES, CERTIFICATE PROCESSING, OUTSIDE PURCHASES
Users seeking a certificate of completion following their use of the course agree to follow the Course Requirements for each individual course of studying, understanding that for some certificates multiple programs must be purchased and passed. Passage of a program may involve remedial work which may cost additional amounts. The passing percentage for any course of study is kept by The Goldhead Group, Ltd. and will be strictly enforced. Users may request to know the passage requirements by contacting the offices of The Goldhead Group, Ltd. Users seeking certificates are also required to submit the necessary processing charges; such charges are required to receive a certificate in either printed or electronic format; such charges are not shipping charges and should not be construed as shipping charges. Certificate processing and mailing charges not used or redeemed for in-house credit within 1 year of purchase will be voided.
Additionally, some courses of study may require the purchase of outside books or materials that are readily available online. Users hereby agree that these materials are purchased at an extra cost above and beyond the amount remitted to The Goldhead Group, Ltd. Users may inquiry about the usage of outside books before purchasing a course but no purchase will be canceled or undone if a user requests so for the reason of needing an outside purchase of a book or any outside course materials whatsoever.
Acknowledging our legal capacity to enter into a contract, Goldhead Group Ltd., with our domain address www.CatechismClass.com, is the exclusive owner and author of the contents thereof. We further acknowledge our obligation to render unparalleled service to our clients. We will continue finding ways to improve our services, update our offerings in catechism programs, better promotional deals and products. However, this must not be understood as a categorical statement of our obligation to do so or a promise to be fulfilled in all legal respect. IN ALL INSTANCES, WHETHER ON REGULAR OR ANCILLARY CONDUCT OF BUSINESS, WE (Goldhead Group Ltd.) DISCLAIM REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES AND, CONDITIONS, WHICH MAY BE CONSTRUED PERSONALLY BY ANY USER OR INFERRED FROM OUR WEBSITE CAMPAIGN OR BY ACCESSING OR BROWSING OUR WEBSITE, AVAILLING OF OUR PROGRAMS, OR OTHERWISE PURCHASING OF PRODUCTS HEREIN PROMOTED. WE FURTHER DECLARE THAT COURSES OR PROGRAMS OFFERED HEREIN ARE NOT FORMALLY ACCREDITED TO WARRANT EARNING CREDITS IN RELIGION PROGRAMS OFFICALLY OFFERED BY EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS. IN ANY DEGREE, CatechismClass.com SHALL NOT BE HELD ACCOUNTABLE FOR COMPLAINTS BROUGHT AGAINST OUR NAME BY ANY CLIENT WHOSE COURSES OR PROGRAMS OFFERED AND COMPLETED HEREIN WERE EVENTUALLY DISHONORED BY ANY PARISH, PRIEST, OR ANY ORGANIZATION IN LIEU OF THEIR RESPECTIVE RELIGIOUS EDUCATION REQUIRED. USERS ARE PRESUMED TO HAVE READ AND UNDERSTOOD OUR TERMS AND CONDITIONS AND ALL RISKS SHALL BE ASSUMED SOLEY BY USERS. UNLESS IT APPEARS CONTRARY TO APPLICABLE LAWS, WE ACCEPT NEITHER FAULT NOR LIABILITY, OF WHATEVER KIND, ARISING FROM THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE.
From time to time, The Goldhead Group Ltd. may offer discount codes to either current or prospective customers to save on the standard prices of programs offered for sale on CatechismClass.com. The Goldhead Group Ltd. reserves the right to change the terms of any discount code including but not limited to its discount amount or percentage, included or excluded programs, or its very existence with no notice. Discount codes are offered as a courtesy from time to time by the organization and apply only to future purchases; refunds are never issued for purchases for qualifying items during the period when the purchaser did not use the discount code during the check out process. Invalid uses of discount codes on prohibited programs may require the customer to refund to the organization the erroneous discounts taken. This policy is in place for all discounts — those offered in the past and those that will be created in the future — and this policy applies in all cases except those in which it conflicts with specific laws or regulations of specific jurisdictions.
At no time are refunds offered for programs of any kind (unless required by law). After a user purchases a program, those materials are made available immediately in their online account. Whether or not a user uses the materials, at no time is a refund given for the online courses offered for the educational benefit of our users. Users who do not use materials may contact The Goldhead Group Ltd. and request their purchases be donated to someone else or the user may request in-store credit with The Goldhead Group, Ltd. for future purchases. If a user has used any materials, as evidenced by having taken any quizzes whatsoever, no in-store credit or donation of materials will be possible.
All users of CatechismClass.com have the right to subscribe to and unsubscribe from all marketing communications as sent through our newsletter. The ability to do so is available in the user's profile. All users are not permitted to opt out of system wide notifications and alerts; such non-marketing communication cannot be limited, and will only be used for general notices as it concerns but may not necessarily be limited to a user's account, privacy, security, or already purchased products.
WAIVER OF CONFIDENTIALITY
Notwithstanding the preceding rule, the user hereby consents willingly, under no force, undue influence, or duress, to the disclosure of a user's identity, should there be probable cause for us to commence an action against the user at the court of jurisdiction, or in any event, the law requires us so to do.
No notice is required prior to modification, revision, amendment, termination of this Agreement, or otherwise. All obligations created, existing, or arising from this Agreement remain valid and enforceable notwithstanding any law, regulation, clause, or any agreement cancelling, suspending, or otherwise abrogating this Agreement. In relation thereto, the juridical personality of Goldhead Group Ltd. (CatechismClass.com) is not coterminous with this Agreement, unless otherwise ordered by law or competent court. All contracts entered herein, expressed or implied, remain valid in the absence of overriding agreement or relevant and material evidence contrary thereto.
PRIVACY & SECURITY
Acceptance of these Terms also implies acceptance of our Privacy and Security policy, which can be viewed here.