Terms and Conditions
By registering with this site and by purchasing, you are agreeing to these Terms and Conditions and you have created a valid contract and said contract is legally fully enforceable. You understand, acknowledge, and expressly agree to the following (If you do not agree to these any and all Use and Purchase Terms set forth, then do not use this website and do not register as a student):
By accessing and/or registering with this website, you agree to be bound by this Terms and Conditions disclosure. All Applicable Laws as defined herein governing this website and these Purchase Terms for all products or services and the delivery of products and services to you by Diversified Educational Resources, IDM Services, and Jefferson High School Online (collectively referred to herein as “JHSO Family”).
The current program price is $198 plus $29 (or $227 total) for processing, shipping and handling. All shipments are by USPS 2nd Day mail. Prices may increase if you add additional services or items and does not include future copies or purchases. Shipping prices will also increase for international shipments including outlying US properties such as Guam, the US Virgin islands, and possibly Hawaii or Puerto Rico (depending on USPS rates).
Your credit card account will be billed by “Online High School”.
Should you prefer to use the ‘pay plan’ lay away option, you would make three equal payments (example: $228/3 = $76.00 each payment). With the ‘payplan’ option, you will not receive your documents or any support until all 3 payments have been received. Make the remaining 2 payments by logging into your account at any time, and click “View Orders” in the Orders and Payment section. Again, packages cannot be shipped prior to full payment.
You certify that you are the person whose name appears on this application and that all the information you have provided is complete and accurate to the best of your knowledge. You certify that you are and adult and at least 18 years of age. You acknowledge that providing false information is a punishable federal crime and that you comply with the congressional electronic signature e-sign act of 2000.
To order, you must satisfactorily complete the online exam process and complete all requested information, which constitutes the sole basis of information provided for your JHSO program completion documents. Any evaluation will be solely based on your online exam results, evaluation/electives responses and essay to determine your qualifications.
You are authorizing the JHSO Family, or its authorized agent, to verify any and all information regarding your payment information, employment, education, and any other pertinent information you have provided us, personal or otherwise, and release all third parties from any damage that may result from furnishing same to JHSO Family or its authorized agent. Any misstatement or omission of information on your application and/or registration and supporting materials may be grounds for disqualification or immediate revocation of your status. Any disputed charge will also results in revocation of your graduation status.
This program does not provide any tangible retails sales products. Instead, we provide a testing service and correspondence of its successful completion. As it is a service related product and no tangible goods are sold, all sales are final on this service. At time of registration and again prior to making your purchase (aka shopping cart), you acknowledged that you have read the site details including the FAQ page, this guarantee/refund information, and also the Terms and Conditions Page (this page). You would not be able to continue from those pages or proceed on to registration or purchasing, without accepting and acknowledging the information contained within these clearly and conspicuously written pages. As stated here and within those pages, you are encouraged to check with any potential school or employer before you make your purchase, and/or contact us for any assistance we may be able to provide with your recruiter or advisor, to ensure that they fully accept our non traditional motivational based program. As stated throughout the website, this is a state registered private school offering a Diploma program (not a GED). Failure to follow this procedure may result in non-desired results such as non-acceptance of your Diploma and Transcripts. Lost, damaged correspondence, wrong names, date of births, incorrect mailing address’s including USPS defined “undeliverable” items due to inadequate address information, will be subject to a nominal fee including reprocessing fees and shipping costs (this information is controlled by computer interface and any errors are the result of the customer providing incorrect or incomplete information at time of order).
You fully understand that the program does not convey the means nor is intended to be used to fulfill any local, state or federal government requirements for attending high school or other educational requirement nor is it equivalent to a traditional full high school education. Furthermore, you fully understand that the diploma issued is from a non USDOE or CHEA recognized accredited school, and that this high school diploma is not equivalent to a high school education based on classroom courses, and you do not earn credits for this program as you have not taken any classes. You understand that the program offered will not give you the right to represent yourself as a graduate of a traditional high school, a regionally accredited high school program, or the holder of an regionally accredited diploma and you are participating in the program for the sole purpose of self improvement.
ACCREDITATION AND LEGAL STATUS
Jefferson High School is an online program available to students throughout North America and is a US based, privately owned, for-profit, school incorporated in the State of Florida. Jefferson High School is Registered with the FL State Department of Education as a private diploma granting high school, as required by State Law. Please click here to view the State Department of Education Website and locate us in the “Broward” school district.
Our Florida Department of Education school code is: 6580
Disclosure: Jefferson High School is a member of IADL, which is not recognized by the USDOE or CHEA, and is a non regional accreditor. We are a private school and we are a member of an agency that specifically accredits private high schools internationally. U.S. based students that are seeking a high school diploma for college entrance in the United States, should seek a high school diploma from a Regionally Accredited High School recognized by CHEA and/or the DOE, especially if considering Federal Financial Aid, as none CHEA /USDOE recognized programs are not eligible. Please check with your college of choice to determine entrance requirements as each school has its own enrollment prerequisites. Jefferson High School does not guarantee or otherwise control the recognition accorded by this diploma, by institutions of higher education, other schools, or prospective employers, and that such recognition is a matter solely within the discretion of those entities.
Limited Liability: Applicant agrees that in no event, shall any liability to the JHSO Family or its members, agents, associates, contractors, sub-contractors or service providers as the result of the agreement, or other circumstances involving the applicant and school, exceed the applicants tuition and processing fee which has been paid up to the time during which any claim deriving liability may arise. Applicant understands the repercussions of misuse or misrepresentation of qualifications, credentials or experience and accepts full responsibility and assumes all risk and any consequences.
Accreditation Disclosure: Jefferson High School Online is accredited nationally and internationally by IADL, a none CHEA, non regional accreditor. We are a private school and we are accredited by an agency that specifically accredits private high schools. Students that are seeking a high school diploma for college entrance in the United States, should consider seeking a high school diploma from a Regionally Accredited High School and should plan on taking the SAT/ACT after completing the JHSO program; especially if considering Federal Financial Aid. Regionally Accredited Online High Schools and State issued GED credentials are recognized by the States’ and US Department of Education. Please check with your college of choice to determine entrance requirements as each school has its own enrollment prerequisites.
Further Disclosures: The JHSO Family offers this program via an interactive online testing platform to prospective global customers. As a Florida based entity, JHSO operates this business and may outsource a variety of fulfillment, marketing, management and various development elements.
Agreement to Use Of, and Purchase From This Website: By accessing and/or using this website, you agree to be bound by our Terms and Conditions and all Applicable Law as defined herein governing this website and Purchase Terms for all products or services and the delivery of products and services to you by the JHSO family. If you do not agree to these any and all Use and Purchase Terms set forth, then do not use this website.
Modifications: The JHSO family is continually improving its services, offerings and updating its Terms as laws change. Consequently, this website and/or our Terms will be modified and/or discontinued from time to time at the sole discretion of the JHSO Family. Also, given changes in the industry, regulation, technology and business factors, we encourage you to review our Terms each time you visit our websites to make sure you understand our current Terms and to check for any updates or changes to our policies as discovered or become mandated by legal compliances.
Permitted Use & Access: You are permitted a limited, revocable authorization to access, utilize, browse or simply view this platform solely for your own personal, non- commercial use. Applicable Law strictly regulates your use and conduct as defined herein. Any other use is strictly prohibited.
Jurisdiction, Venue & Disputes: This website is operated by the JHSO Family and makes no representation that the Materials, Terms or website are legal or appropriate for use in all countries. If you choose to access this website, you do so at your own risk. You agree that any dispute whatsoever arising under our Terms, the use or access of and/or involving this website, shall be governed by and construed in accordance international laws, (collectively referred to herein as “Applicable Law”) without regards to conflict of law provisions.
Program Endorsements & Qualifications: As disclosed throughout this website, this program is not regionally accredited nor does it imply it is regionally accredited. The JHSO Family is also not an employment agency nor does it assist with employment. No classroom work or instructional classes of any kind are necessary for our program to be completed. You may not be able to transfer your credits to another organization, college, university or any other course of secondary or higher education. JHSO does not claim campus size nor staff qualifications or experience. The lack of a diploma may not impede and individuals ability to obtain a job or career or future employment. Jefferson High School Online cannot guarantee or otherwise control the recognition that will be accorded by the diploma by institutions of higher education, other schools, or prospective employers, and that such recognition is a matter solely within the discretion of those entities. Jefferson High School Online uses the name Jefferson High School, Jefferson High School Online and JHSO solely to represent its motivational certificate program as that which relates to test questions and materials and relates to its motivational nature, but does not imply that JHSO is an actual campus or testing center.
IP & Publicity Provision: This website and all materials, including but not limited to, images, content, illustrations, design, posts, audio clips, video clips, operation, structure, “look and feel”, software, logos, pictures, trade names, trademarks, other commercial or product designations of the JHSO Family (including any related JHSO marketing pages or sub domains), and any other related property (“Materials”) are the property of the JHSO Family and/or third party licensors. These Materials are protected from unauthorized copying and/or dissemination by copyrights that are owned or licensed by the JHSO Family and by Applicable Law as defined herein, foreign laws and international conventions. You are strictly prohibited from modifying and/or altering Materials including but not limited to the Materials’ copyright legends and/or proprietary notices. You may not reproduce, sell, perform, create derivative works from, republish, upload, post, transmit, frame, display, publicly perform, or distribute in any way whatsoever Materials from this website (including but not limited to the use of the Materials on any other website and/or in a networked computer environment) without the prior written consent of the JHSO Family. Any modifications or use of Materials in any manner not provided herein shall constitute an infringement of the JHSO Family’s rights. Separately, you shall not identify or make reference to JHSO Family in any public announcement, communication, press release, advertising or other promotional modality regardless of its form without the prior written consent from the JHSO Family.
Software Licenses. All software that is made available for downloading from the website (“Software”) is protected by copyright and may be protected by other rights. The use of such Software is governed by the terms of the software license agreement or designated Legal Notice accompanying such software (“License Agreement”). The downloading and use of such Software is conditioned on your agreement to be bound by the terms of the License Agreement.
Links and Search Results: This website may automatically produce search results that reference or link to third party sites throughout the World Wide Web. The JHOS Family is not affiliated with these third parties and has no control over these third party sites or their content. The JHSO Family Terms and Conditions apply solely to the JHSO Family and its websites.
Additional disclaimers: The JHSO Family does not promise that this website or its materials shall be complete, reliable, error free, free of virus or contamination, or uninterrupted. The website and its materials are provided on “as is” and “as available” basis. The JHSO Family and its suppliers, to the fullest extent permitted by law, specifically disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied of any nature whatsoever related to every aspect and element of this website including but not limited to warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. If your use of the website or the materials results in the destruction of software and/or hardware, or the need for servicing or replacing equipment or data, JHSO Family is not and shall not be responsible for any of those costs whatsoever. Further, in no event shall the JHSO Family, its suppliers, or any third parties mentioned at this site be liable for any damages whatsoever (including, without limitation, direct, foreseeable, special, incidental and/or consequential damages, lost profits, or damages resulting from lost data or business interruption) resulting from the use and/or inability to use the web site and/or the material, whether based on warranty, contract, tort, or any other legal theory, and whether or not the JHSO Family is advised of the possibility of such damages.
Violation of Terms & Indemnity: If you violate the Terms, your permitted use is automatically terminated. You agree to indemnify, hold harmless and defend the JHSO Family and affiliates from all loss, liability, damage, or claims including reasonable attorneys’ fees arising out of your act(s) or omission(s), any breach of the Terms and/or any unauthorized use of this website.
Legal Proceedings: In the event either party brings any action for any relief, declaratory or otherwise, arising out of this website, our Terms, and/or on account of any breach or default hereof, the prevailing party shall be entitled to receive from the other party attorneys’ fees, costs, and expenses.
Public Forum: Our website may make chat rooms, message boards, and/or news groups available to its users. Please remember that the information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information. You should not disclose your personal information when using these areas. In addition, any conduct or content that is illegal or inappropriate is strictly prohibited from the website. The views, content and opinions expressed in the public Forums are not necessarily represent the views and opinions of the JHSO Family.
User Submissions: Generally, any communication which you post to the website is considered to be non-confidential. If particular web pages permit the submission of communications, which will be treated by the JHSO Family as confidential, that fact will be stated in Legal Notices on those pages. By posting communications to the website, you automatically grant the JHSO Family a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable nonexclusive license to use, reproduce, modify, publish, edit, translate, distribute, perform, and display the communication alone or as part of other works in any form, media, or technology whether now known or hereafter developed, and to sublicense such rights through multiple tiers of sublicensees. As a user, you are responsible for your own communications and are responsible for the consequences of their posting. You must not do the following things: post material that is copyrighted, unless you are the copyright owner or have the permission of the copyright owner to post it; post material that reveals trade secrets, unless you own them or have the permission of the owner; post material that infringes on any other intellectual property rights of others or on the privacy or publicity rights of others; post material that is obscene, defamatory, threatening, harassing, abusive, hateful, or embarrassing to another user or any other person or entity; post a sexually-explicit image; post advertisements or solicitations of business; post chain letters or pyramid schemes; or impersonate another person. JHSO Family does not represent or guarantee the truthfulness, accuracy, or reliability of any of communications posted by other users or endorses any opinions expressed by users. You acknowledge that any reliance on material posted by other users will be at your own risk. The JHSO Family does not screen communications in advance and is not responsible for screening or monitoring material posted by users. If notified by a user of communications, which allegedly do not conform to this Agreement, the JHSO Family may investigate the allegation and determine in good faith and its sole discretion whether to remove or request the removal of the communication. JHSO Family has no liability or responsibility to users for performance or nonperformance of such activities. JHSO Family reserves the right to expel users and prevent their further access to the website for violating JHSO Family Terms and Conditions or Applicable Law and the right to remove communications which are abusive, illegal, or disruptive.