The ZDHC Academy is provided by the Implementation Hub B.V. ("IHBV"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Stichting ZDHC Foundation ("ZDHC"). ZDHC is a not-for-profit organisation having its official seat in the municipality of Amsterdam (the Netherlands) that facilitates the ZDHC Roadmap to Zero Programme to advance towards zero discharge of hazardous chemicals in the textile, apparel and footwear (including leather) industries ("Industry") through the widespread implementation of sustainable chemistry, driving innovations and best practices in the Industry to protect consumers, workers and the environment.
To support ZDHC’s mission and vision and the delivery of the Roadmap to Zero Programme, ZDHC - and when applicable Partner Organisation - has developed a wide range of Training Materials organised and delivered by Training Providers. The aim of the Training is to provide knowledge and practical guidance to Training Participants for the implementation of ZDHC tools, guidelines and any and all other products and/or offerings that are aligned with ZDHC’s mission and vision. All Training is organised via this platform, the ZDHC Academy.
Please read these User Terms and Conditions ("Terms and Conditions") carefully. By using the ZDHC Academy you agree to the Terms and Conditions and to be bound by all the provisions stated herein.
Consent to Processing of Personal Data:
As far as Personal Data is provided in the course of registration or use of the ZDHC Academy
Data means electronic data and information submitted by or for User to the ZDHC Academy and/or collected and processed by and/or for User using the ZDHC Academy.
Data Subject means identified or identifiable natural person Personal Data is relating to.
Exam means the exam accessed by Training Participant on limited basis for the purpose of knowledge assessment.
Personal Data means Data within the meaning of Art. 4 (1) of Regulation (EU) 2016/679.
Partner Organisation means an external organisation endorsed by ZDHC to provide Training and which Training Materials are also endorsed by ZDHC. Partner Organisations are advertised via the ZDHC Academy and a link to the Partner Organisation’s course page may be provided on the ZDHC Academy when applicable.
Registration means the process by which Data, information and necessary approvals are collected from the User to provide User access to the ZDHC Academy.
Training means standardised training using Training Materials, delivered by and under the responsibility of Training Provider whether or not the training is organised via the ZDHC Academy.
Training Material(s) means standardised training material content and/or training curriculums and/or Exam, either provided or endorsed by ZDHC and to be used by the Training Provider to deliver Training.
Training Participant means an individual participant that attends Training.
Training Provider means any company, employee, contractor organisation or individual authorised to provide Training to Training Participants. ZDHC Approved Training Providers, Partner Organisations and ZDHC and/or any of its affiliates are authorised to provide Training.
User means any person or entity having registered for use of the ZDHC Academy and agreeing to these Terms and Conditions.
ZDHC Academy means online platform that is made available by IHBV and is used to organise and manage Training.
ZDHC Approved Training Provider means training provider approved to offer capacity-building and Training either in person, online or in a hybrid format by using Training materials and/or Training curriculums provided by the Implementation HUB, via the ZDHC Academy.
By Registration to ZDHC Academy the User is granted a revocable, non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-sub-licensable right to use the platform. The ZDHC Academy User-ID and Password necessary for logging into the ZDHC Academy shall be issued and assigned to the User by IHBV. The User-ID and Password issued to a User may be used by such User only. The User shall not disclose, lend or assign to any third party the User-ID and Password for logging into the ZDHC Academy. IHBV may suspend the use of ZDHC Academy by any User who is determined to be unsuitable, in particular for breaching these Terms and Conditions or otherwise impeding or disrupting any other User’s use of ZDHC Academy.
1. Agreement User agrees that Data provided to ZDHC Academy including but not limited to contact details, date and availability of Training, prices etc. will be made available to other Users for the purpose of organisation and delivery of Training. IHBV will impose the obligation on all Users to use the Data only for those purposes (see clause. 4.3).
2. Correctness of Data Responsibility for the accuracy of Data entered into ZDHC Academy lies solely with the User entering (or having entered) the Data. User understands that ZDHC or IHBV does not guarantee or verify that Data entered into ZDHC Academy are accurate or reliable and that, while all Users must agree to only enter accurate information into the ZDHC Academy, User understands and agrees that sole reliance upon the Data is at User’s own risk.
3. Limitations User agrees not to use Data obtained from ZDHC Academy for other purposes than the organisation and delivery of Training. In particular, User shall not use Data for any purpose which is unlawful, prohibited by any applicable law or regulation or is inconsistent with the aims of ZDHC Academy or ZDHC.
All Training organised via the ZDHC Academy is based on Training Materials that are developed by ZDHC - and when applicable by Partner Organisation. In some cases, Training may be modified and/or supplemented by Training Providers.
When applicable, the delivery of Training is subject to a separate agreement between Training Participants and Training Providers.
User acknowledges that ZDHC and, where appropriate, Partner Organisation are the copyright owners of all Training Materials. The Training Material must not be used for any purpose other than the education and training of the Training Participant. In particular, the Training Material shall not be used to provide training or any other services related or similar to ZDHC Academy’s activities to any third party outside of the ZDHC Academy.
The official language of the Training Material is English.
If the Training Material is translated into a language other than English, ZDHC and IHBV do not accept any liability for the quality of the translation.
Training Participants may receive access to the ZDHC Academy Exam after completing the Training.
Training Participants are not allowed to share the Exam questions with other Users and shall complete the Exam without help or assistance from any third party or tools.
When making use of the ZDHC Academy, Training Participants may receive a non-transferable certificate (hereinafter: "Certificate") which may be delivered after completion of the Exam. Training Participants may receive a Certificate if they pass the Exam.
Training Participant acknowledges that the score required as well as the number of attemps allowed to pass an Exam might vary from Exam to Exam.
Certificate may be printed or displayed on social media by a Training Participant provided that the Certificate has not expired according to the expiration date on the Certificate. Training Participants shall not use the Certificate in an unfair or misleading way.
IHBV unilaterally reserves the right to withdraw for any reason Certificate(s) to any Training Participant.
IHBV will ensure regular and ongoing maintenance of the ZDHC Academy to correct bugs or other errors in the platform. Maintenance will be scheduled so as to cause as minimal interference with User usage as reasonably possible. During the maintenance, User may experience slowdowns or outages. Reasonable efforts will be made to complete maintenance within the designated maintenance window.
Modifications and enhancements of the ZDHC Academy such as enhancements of User’s interface/experience, functional enhancements, database modifications new features and other modifications may be implemented at the sole discretion of IHBV.
The ZDHC Academy is provided "As is" without any warranty, and User’s use of the ZDHC Academy is solely at User’s own risk. IHBV does not warrant that the ZDHC Academy will meet User’s requirements or that the operation will be uninterrupted or error-free. To the fullest extent permissible under applicable law, IHBV disclaims all representations and warranties, express, implied, and statutory, concerning the ZDHC Academy or otherwise related to these Terms and Conditions.
Excluding damages arising from or out of gross negligence, willful misconduct or fraud, in no event shall IHBV’s liability exceed €50,000 (in words: fifty thousand euros). Excluding damages arising from or out of gross negligence, willful misconduct or fraud, to the fullest extent permissible under applicable law in no event shall IHBV be liable to anyone for any indirect, punitive, special, exemplary, incidental, or consequential damages of any type or kind (including loss of data, revenue, profits, use or other economic advantage) arising out of, or in any way connected with the ZDHC Academy, including but not limited to the use or inability to use the ZDHC Academy, or for any content obtained from or through the ZDHC Academy, or any interruption, inaccuracy, error or omission.
Any Training provided via the ZDHC Academy, by a ZDHC Approved Training Provider or a Partner Organisation or any other third party - such as assessors, trainers or consultants -, is the sole responsibility of that party. ZDHC or IHBV do not accept any liability for the activities of a ZDHC Approved Training Provider or a Partner Organisation or any other third party, including but not limited to the quality and/or content of the Training provided.
https://www.roadmaptozero.com/privacy-notice. This policy is included as part of the applicable User Terms and Conditions relating to ZDHC Group Services and is shared on relevant web-based Services.
This Policy is for users of ZDHC Group web-based platforms, products and services including and not limited to the ZDHC Gateway, ZDHC Academy, ZDHC Intranet (Contributors only), Implementation HUB Supplier Platform including Supplier to Zero Platform, ZDHC Group event registration tool (together called Services) and is intended to clarify the following:
The ZDHC Group works to enable the textile, apparel, and footwear (including leather) industries (the ‘Industry’) to implement sustainable chemical management best practice across the value chain, with the vision of the widespread implementation of sustainable chemistry, driving innovations and best practices in the Industry to protect consumers, workers and the environment. ZDHC Group believes that, providing guidelines, platforms and solutions, fostering collaboration and driving joint implementation among Industry stakeholders across the value chain, leads to improved chemical management in the Industry, and ultimately improves the livelihoods of consumers and workers, and the environment. ZDHC Group also carries out activities to drive implementation in the Industry of sustainable chemicals management guidelines, platforms, solutions and processes by offering training, consulting, awareness raising and advisory services.
In connection with these activities, ZDHC Group collects and processes different kinds of information and data from a range of different stakeholders including ZDHC Contributors, third party organisations that have an official (approved) role within our systems and platforms, Industry partners, users of ZDHC platforms and individuals acting on behalf of these organisations.