Effective date: August 6, 2018

1. General Aspects 

The domain www.bbst.courses, as well as its subdomains belong to the company ALTOM CONSULTING SRL (hereinafter referred to as ALTOM), with headquarters for office activities in Cluj-Napoca, Str. Traian, nr.34, Jud. Cluj, Tax Code RO24111715, J12/2808/2008, https://bbst.courses, email contact@bbst.courses   

This page is addressed exclusively to users over 18 years old. 

ALTOM can change periodically the Terms and Conditions (T&C). Any update of these T&C shall be notified to the members and clients by email or by a warning visible on the website, the modified version being accessible through the webpage and applicable from the moment of notification to any visitor/client/user of the services provided.  

The visitor or the client commits to permanently monitor the T&C that can be updated, changed and completed. In case of conflicts, the terms and conditions available at their occurrence between the parties are applicable, respectively at the notification date of the conflict made by the visitor, user or client, in writing, to ALTOM. 

Visitor – represents the person who accesses, visits or sees the content of the website https://bbst.courses. 

Client – represents the visitor who filled in the order form and who purchased and paid one of the services provided by ALTOM in the conditions set out below.  

User – represents the visitor/client or natural person who participates effectively at the purchased course and who has access to the account created on the online platform where the course is held and has access to the course material. 

2. Acceptance of the Terms and Conditions (T&C) 

By accessing and using the website https://bbst.courses you express your consent regarding the following T&C which regulate the contractual relationship between you and ALTOM. 

The accessing of the website, the registration for purchasing a course and/or the usage of the services provided through the website https://bbst.courses represent your consent expressed for accepting these T&C 

By accessing the website, the contents and the services – the visitor, client or user takes the responsibility for any material, intellectual or any other type of damages caused by ALTOM to him/her or any of his/her third parties by using/accessing non-compliantly the website, the content or the services.  

If the visitor, client or user does not accept and/or revokes the expressed consent regarding these terms and conditions, he/she does not give up on the right to access the website, its content and the services provided by ALTOM through the domain https://bbst.courses.  

Once the visitor, client or user revokes the consent regarding these terms and conditions, thus giving up on the services provided through https://bbst.courses, ALTOM cannot be held liable by a visitor/client/user who uses the website or the content, without complying with these terms and conditions.  

If a person considers that fragments of the content posted on the website infringes one of his/her rights, he/she can contact ALTOM for details at the contact data published on the website.  

ALTOM does not respond for the content of other websites accessed by the visitor/client/user using connections (links) existent on the website or in the content of the communication with ALTOM.  

3. Copyright  

The content of this website, inclusively, but not limited to: the logos, styled representations, trade symbols, static images, dynamic images, multimedia text and/or content presented on the website, are the exclusive intellectual property of ALTOM, having reserved all the rights on the basis of Copyright law no. 8/1996 with the subsequent amendments, as well as of all the other laws, including, but not limited to, the applicable laws regarding the industrial and intellectual ownership.  

The visitor, client or user is not allowed to copy, share, publish, transfer to third parties, modify and/or alter, use, expose, include any content of the website, nor to participate in the transfer, sale, distribution of materials made through the reproduction, modification or display of the content, only with the express consent of ALTOM. 

Any content of the website to which the visitor, client or user has and/or obtains access by any means, falls within these terms and conditions. 

The visitor, client or user can copy, transfer and/or use the content of the website only for personal or non-commercial purposes and only if it does not conflict with the provisions of these T&C or other applicable Policies.  

It is forbidden to use the content of the website for other purposes than those expressly allowed by these T&C or by another usage agreement, if it is the case. 

As per the course documents and materials made available on the e-learning platform, they are protected by copyright, as they are regulated by the Intellectual Property Policy available on the platform, which the user expressly accepts.   

4. Policy on accessing the products made available on https://bbst.courses

Through the website https://bbst.courses, ALTOM makes available a series of online courses in accordance with the description from the website, through which ALTOM ensures the training of the visitors – students by participating at the courses and discussions using only the e-learning platform.  

The purchase and the registration to a course is made by filling in the order form available for the visitors on https://bbst.courses section Courses. The training shall be carried out using the Canvas online platform. The deadline for registration to a course is of 1 day prior to the commencement of each course. 

A user has to complete successfully the BBST Foundations course in order to be able to participate at the BBST Bug Advocacy or BBST Test Design courses. In order to be able to participate at the BBST Domain Testing course, the user has to complete successfully the BBST Test Design course. 

After purchasing a course and paying it through a chosen payment system, you shall receive on your email address the access link for the appointed members (student natural persons) who shall participate effectively at the chosen course.  

The courses shall be held online by our trainers with whom we collaborate and who were brought to your attention at the moment of purchasing the course. After the training is made on time and in accordance with the specifications, as well as after passing the graduation examination of the course, each user receives a certificate of completion. 

The certificate of completion shall be sent to the provided email address and shall also be available online by accessing a link which shall be known only by the user.  

All the courses, additional materials and discussions shall be held in English. ALTOM commits to ensure all members access to the accounts created on the e-learning platform, to provide the human recourses required for the deployment of the courses made available and to ensure each user the course support and all the additional materials necessary for the deployment of the training. 

ALTOM cannot guarantee the level of assimilation and the efficiency of the courses followed by the members. In order to ensure the maximum level of passing, the trainees have to comply with the deployment conditions of the courses, respectively to log into the e-learning platform several times a week, at least 1-2 hours a day; to finish all the received tasks in accordance with the requirements; to read and reply on time to all the mails related to the curse; to participate at the discussions associated with the course or indicated by the trainer and to request help when and if necessary.   

The price owed by the Client for the selected course is provided expressly when filling in the order form. The price does not include VAT. The price shall be paid by the Client by electronic means made available through the online payment method available on www.plationline.ro or by Wire Transfer on the basis of the payment details provided by ALTOM.  

If the User choses to give up on the participation at the purchased course, he/she is obliged to notify the cancelation of registration with at least 5 working days prior to the commencement of the course. In this case, ALTOM shall refund the Client 95% of the paid price, the amount of 5% being retained with the title of administrative fees.  

If the cancelation of the participation at the course is not made in compliance with the minimum period of 5 working days prior to the course, ALTOM shall retain the entire paid price, but the registration remains available, the User having the possibility to participate at the next similar course made available to him/her.  

If the Client purchased a Bundle of courses and the User does not complete successfully one of the courses, he/she can retake the uncompleted course after its repurchase, at the price displayed on the website.  

If the user does not want to retake the course and choses to cancel the participation at the other courses from the Bundle, ALTOM shall refund the difference between the amount paid for the Bundle and the full price from the website of the followed course/courses. For instance, if you do not complete successfully the BBST Foundations course after the first try and you decide to cancel the other courses from the package: Refund = Price of the Bundle– Full price (as it is displayed at that moment on the website) for the BBST Foundations course. 

If the participants withdraw at any time during the course, the price shall not be refunded and the registration does not remain available for the next course. 

ALTOM guarantees the quality of the provided service and the good-faith in its provision. ALTOM undertakes the responsibility for the correctness of the provided courses and additional materials. 

ALTOM does not guarantee the quality of the services provided by the e-learning platform and does not undertake any responsibility regarding the content and the correctness of the information published on it. The members have the obligation to access and read the applicable Policies provided on the e-learning platform. 

ALTOM does not offer any guarantee in case of any consequences which might appear because of the malfunctioning of the services, the delay of the information or the security of its applications.  

ALTOM commits to remedy as soon as possible the disruptions claimed regarding the functioning of the website. ALTOM, the collaborators and the content owners cannot be held liable under no circumstances for the consequences generated by the usage of the information/materials existent on the website or requested by other means.  

ALTOM does not guarantee the usage of its services without errors or interruptions. ALTOM does not guarantee and is not responsible for errors, data losses or delays in their transmission, for the infection of the systems by the visitors with computer viruses or other harmful programs transmitted to the visitors’ systems through the services accessible on https://bbst.courses if they are not the fault of ALTOM. 

ALTOM takes all the reasonable steps to prevent cyber frauds, but is not responsible towards the users for the possible damages caused through the third parties’ illegal actions.  

ALTOM has the right to assign his obligations to a third party.  

The visitor, client or user has the right to fully benefit from the services provided through the website www.bbst.courses in accordance with these T&C.  

 5. Suspension of the access 

Should failure to comply with the usage conditions, ALTOM can cancel, suspend or limit your access to the content of the website or to a part of its content without any further notification or formality and without being necessary to justify his attitude.  

6. Force majeure and unforeseeable circumstance

Within the conditions of these T&C, none of the parties shall be responsible for the non-compliance on time and/or inadequately, entirely or partially, with any of the obligations undertaken on the basis of the agreement, if the non-compliance with the respective obligation was caused by a force majeure or an unforeseeable event.  

The following cases shall be considered force majeure: total or partial strikes, the implementation of new legal restrictions, the closing down of the computer systems used by ALTOM or used for the compliance with his own obligations, closing down of the telecommunication means etc. 

The party or his/her legal representative who invokes one of the aforementioned events is obliged to bring to the other party’s knowledge its occurrence, if possible, immediately and completely, and to take any available measures in order to reduce the consequences of the respective event. The party that invokes the aforementioned event is exempted from the obligation only if it impediments him/her from complying with it. 

If within 15 days from the occurrence of the event, the respective event still makes impossible to perform the agreement, each party shall have the right to notify the other party regarding the termination of full right of the agreement, none of the parties being able to claim the other party compensation.  

The party who invokes the force majeure event has to prove the impossibility to comply with the obligations within 30 days from the occurrence of the event.  

 7. Litigations

The provisions of the Romanian law are applicable to these terms and conditions, as well as to the agreements concluded between ALTOM and the clients.  

Any conflict which might appear between the visitor/client/user and ALTOM shall be settled amicably. If this is not possible, the conflict shall be settled by the competent court from Romania, at the headquarters of ALTOM, in compliance with the Romanian legislation in force.  

If any of the aforementioned clauses shall be declared null or invalid, regardless of the cause, this fact shall not affect the validity of the other clauses and of the agreement which shall remain in force.  

8. Final provisions

ALTOM reserves the right to be able to make any modifications of the website/its structure/content without a prior notification. 

ALTOM reserves the right to introduce any kind of advertising banners and/or connections on any page of the website, in compliance with the legislation in force.

  • Contact person: Oana Casapu 
  • Email: contact@bbst.courses
  • Telephone : +40 371 426 297 

The ALTOM Team