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Terms & Conditions

Dou you think about residential school for your child and you don’t know  which one to choose? We will help you to choose the best boarding school which will help your child to develop and discover one own potential. This is not a mystery that every kid is unique that is why we focus on each and every child individually and with our high school boarding proposals your child will be successful and happy person in the future!

Acceptance of terms

These provisions (including the Privacy & Cookies Policy together with any other documents referred to in these provisions) set out the terms and conditions on which you may make use of the language-courses-international.com website (the “Site”) or our mobile application service (the “App”) (together the "Service"), whether as a guest or registered user ("Client Terms"). We may update these Client Terms (and the documents referred to in them) and any aspect of the Service from time to time and will notify such changes to you by uploading details of them on the Site. You should review the Customer Terms periodically for changes. By using the Site you agree to be bound by these Customer Terms. If you do not agree to these Client Terms then please do not use the Services or any part of them.

1. About us

The Services are operated by Language Courses International LTD, Best Boarding Schools Department ("we"). We are registered in England and Wales under company number 8369137 and with our registered office address at 145-157 St John Street, London EC1V 4PY.

2. Accessing our Service

Access to the Services is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the services we provide through the Site without notice. We will not be liable if for any reason any of the Services are unavailable at any time or for any period. From time to time, we may restrict access to any or all of the Services, to users who have registered with us. Any personal data and other information provided by you is processed by us in accordance with our Privacy & Cookies Policy. By providing any such personal data or other information you agree to the terms of our Privacy & Cookies Policy. If you choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential, and you must not disclose it to any third party. We have the right to disable any user identification code or password, whether chosen by you or allocated by us, at any time, if in our opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these Client Terms.

3. Use of the App

(a) We grant you the right to use the App only for your personal use on an iOS product that you own or control. You may not: (a) modify, copy, publish, license, sell or otherwise commercialise the App or any information or software associated with it; (b) rent, lease or otherwise transfer rights to the App; or (c) use the App in any way that could impair our Site or Service in any way or interfere with any party’s use or enjoyment of our Site or Service. (b) Neither we nor any of our licensors or service providers has any obligation to provide any maintenance and support services with respect to the App or any other part of the Service. (c) In using the App through an iOS product, you confirm that you have agreed to the applicable Google and Anroid Terms and Conditions relating to such use. If you breach any of these Client Terms, your right to use the Site and/or Service will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return and/or destroy any copies of the content you have made.

4. Intellectual property rights

We own, or are the licensee to, all right, title and interest in and to the Service, including all rights under patent, copyright, trade secret or trademark law, and any and all other proprietary rights, including all applications, renewals, extensions and restorations thereof. You will not modify, adapt, translate, prepare derivative works from, decompile, reverse-engineer, disassemble or otherwise attempt to derive source code from the App or any other part of the Service. You must not extract or otherwise use any of the content on the Site and/or Service for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors. We respect the intellectual property rights of others and we ask our Partners to do the same. If you are aware that any of your intellectual property rights have been infringed on the Site, please contact us at info@best-boarding-schools.net to report the concern.

5. Description of www.best-boarding-schools.net’s service

Please note that when you decide to purchase services the resulting legal contract is between you and Us and such contract shall compromise of these Client Terms, the email confirmation of your order and you agree to be bound by all such provisions. You should carefully review the Client Terms, the email confirmation of your order. If there is any conflict or inconsistency between these Client Terms and the email confirmation of your order, these Clients Terms shall prevail to the extent of the conflict or inconsistency.

6. Disclaimer of Warranties and limitation of liability

(a) To the fullest extent permitted by applicable laws, we disclaim responsibility for any harm resulting from your use of any part of the Service. (b) The Site and App are provided “as is” and “as available” and we expressly disclaim to the fullest extent permitted by law all express, implied and statutory warranties. (c) You download and use the App at your own discretion and risk, and you are solely responsible for any damages to your hardware device(s) or loss of data that results from the download or use of the App. (d) Neither we nor our licensors are liable to you or any user for any use or misuse of the App. Such limitation: (a) includes direct damages, whether such claim is based on warranty, contract, tort or otherwise (even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages); (b) includes indirect, incidental, consequential, special, exemplary and punitive damages, whether such claim is based on warranty, contract, tort or otherwise (even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages); (c) applies whether damages arise from use or misuse of and reliance on this App, from inability to use the App, or from the interruption, suspension or termination of the App (including any damages incurred by third parties). (e) Nothing in these Client Terms shall limit or exclude our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation, for death or personal injury resulting from our negligence or the negligence of our agents or employees or for any other liability that cannot be limited or excluded by law.

7. How contracts are formed between you and Us

Each order you place shall be deemed to be an offer by you to obtain information (parents) or purchase the marketing services (boarding schools) specified within it subject to the Client Terms and the applicable details. No order shall be deemed to be accepted by the Partner until we (acting as the commercial agent of the Partner) issue an email acknowledgement of order. The contract between you and Us will relate only to those services notified in the email acknowledgement of order.

8. Payment methods

Purchases for services you make with Us may only be paid for using a bank wire transfer or through our payment facility (or any other payment method which we may make available from time to time).

9. Refusal of transaction

We may refuse to process a transaction for any reason or refuse service to anyone at any time at our sole discretion. We will not be liable to you or any third party by reason of so refusing or by reason of unwinding or suspending any transaction after processing has begun.

10. Links

The Site provides links to other websites for your information. If you use these links, you leave the Site. We have not reviewed these third party websites and we have no control over such sites or resources. We therefore do not endorse or make any representations about them, or any material found there, or any results that may be obtained from using them. If you decide to access any of the third party websites linked to the Site, you do so entirely at your own risk. We accept no responsibility for third party websites or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them including the group gifting application which is provided by a third party.

11. Uploading material to the Site

Uploaded material must not: (i) be defamatory of any person; (ii) contain material which is obscene, discriminatory, offensive, hateful, threatening or inflammatory; (iii) infringe any copyright, database right or trade mark of any other person; (iv) be likely to deceive any person; (v) promote any illegal activity; (vi) be likely to harass, upset, embarrass, alarm or annoy any other person; or (vii) be used to impersonate any person, or to misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person. Any material a user uploads to the Site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary, and we have the right to use, copy, distribute and disclose to third parties any such material for any purpose. We also have the right to disclose a user’s identity to any third party who is claiming that any material posted or uploaded by such user constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy. We will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any materials posted by users. We have the right to remove any material or posting a user makes on the Site.

12. Viruses, hacking and other offences

You must not misuse our Site or any part of the Service by introducing viruses, Trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our Site, the server on which our Site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our Site. You must not attack our Site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of-service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our Site will cease immediately.

13. Waiver

If we fail at any time to insist upon strict performance of any of your obligations under these Client Terms, or if we fail to exercise any of the rights or remedies to which we are entitled under them, this shall not constitute a waiver of such rights or remedies and shall not relieve you from compliance with such obligations. A waiver by us of any default shall not constitute a waiver of any subsequent default. No waiver by us of any of these Client Terms shall be effective unless it is expressly stated to be a waiver and is communicated to you in writing.

14. Severability

CIf any of these Client Terms are determined by any competent authority to be invalid, unlawful or unenforceable to any extent, such term, condition or provision will to that extent be severed from the remaining terms, conditions and provisions which will continue to be valid to the fullest extent permitted by law.

15. Entire agreement

These Customer Terms and any documents expressly referred to in them constitute the entire agreement between us and supersedes and extinguishes all previous drafts, agreements, arrangements and understandings between us, whether written or oral, relating to its subject matter. Each of us agrees that neither we nor you shall have any remedies in respect of any representation or warranty (whether made innocently or negligently) that is not set out in these Client Terms or any documents expressly referred to in them. Neither of us shall have any claim for innocent or negligent misrepresentation based upon any statement in these Client Terms and any documents expressly referred to in them.

16. Force majeure

Where we or a Partner School are prevented from or delayed in carrying out obligations under these Client Terms due to circumstances beyond our or the Partner School's reasonable control including, without limitation, acts of God, governmental actions, war or national emergency, riot, civil commotion, fire, explosion, flood, inclement weather, epidemic, lock-outs, strikes or other labour disputes (whether or not relating to the Partner School's workforce), or restraints or delays affecting carriers or an inability or delay in obtaining supplies of adequate or suitable materials then either our or the Partner's (as the case may be) performance of its obligations shall be postponed for the period of time that the circumstances continue.

17. Rights of Third Parties

No provision of these Client Terms shall be enforceable by any third party (which includes for these purposes any third party: employee, officer, agent, representative or sub-contractor of either Language Courses International LTD or the Partner Schools) under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 or otherwise. Nothing in this clause excludes the rights of Language Courses International LTD when acting as commercial agent of any Partner School.

18. Law and jurisdiction

Contracts for the purchase of services through our Site or the App shall be governed by English law. Any dispute arising from, or related to, such contracts shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England.

19. Feedback

General comments about the Site are welcome, please contact us at www.best-boarding-schools.net/contact. Complaints about a specific Partner School, or their services must be directed to the Us concerned through the contact details provided on the order confirmation email that you receive for resolution directly with us.

20. Other applicable terms and conditions

Additional terms and conditions may apply to certain of our products and services. These products and services, and the terms and conditions which apply to them, are set out below.

Our Team

Margaret Kos is an owner and a UK Boarding Schools Placement Consultant at Best Boarding Schools and a global mobility expert with more than 20 years experience working with the international community. She has been Management Consultant for several top education consultancies, has worked for the EU and national governments. She speaks English and has travelled extensively in Europe, America and Asia on International Business consultancy projects. She is based in London, UK.

Julie Wang is UK and Europe School Placement Consultant at Best Boarding Schools with an extensive knowledge of European and Asian cultures. Julie enjoyed growing up in China. Julie speaks English and Chinese. Her keen interest in education and her personal experience as well as visits to schools all around Europe has given her the ability to offer bespoke consultancy regarding top boarding schools for most prestigious clientele. She is based in London, UK.

Christopher White is US Boarding Schools Placement Consultant at Best Boarding Schools with an extensive knowledge of American and Asian cultures. Chris has lived iin the US and Asia and has worked for many years for International Education consultancies. He helps students to choose their schools in the US and assists families on their visits to schools all around the US and Canada. He has worked for many prestigious clientele from the Middle East, LaTam countries and Asia. Speaks English, Russian and some Chinese. Chris is based in New York, USA.

Alexander Lefèvre is Canada Boarding Schools Placement Consultant at Best Boarding Schools with a great experience of assisting international families. Alex has lived in Japan, Australia and New Zealand before moving to Canada. He has worked for International Education consulting business. Alex helps students with their admissions in Canada and assists families on their visits to schools all around the US and Canada. He has worked for elite clients from the Middle East, LaTam countries and Asia. Speaks English and French. Alex is based in Vancouver, Canada.

Gavin Ferrari is Swiss Boarding Schools Placement Consultant at Best Boarding Schools with great experience of assisting elite families in search for their schools. He helps students to choose their schools in Switzerland and assists families on their visits to schools all around Switzerland, France and Germany. Worked for most prestigious clientele from Middle East and Asia. Speaks English, German, French and some Italian. Gavin is based in Geneva, Switzerland.

Teresa Sedano is Spain Boarding Schools Placement Consultant at Best Boarding Schools with great experience of assisting families and students in search for their schools all over the world. Has worked for many years as an English teacher. Theresa helps students to choose their schools in UK, US and Spain and assists families on their visits to schools all around Spain, France and UK. Speaks Spanish and English. Teresa is based in Malaga, Spain.

Peter Hoffmann is Germany Boarding Schools Placement Consultant at Best Boarding Schools. Has worked for many years as a German teacher. Peter helps students to choose their schools in Germany, UK, US, France, Switzerland and assists families on their visits to schools all around the world. Speaks German and English. Peter is based in Cologne, Germany.

Robin Baker is UK Boarding Schools Financial Planner. Robin is a school fees specialist, advising clients on the most efficient way to pay to put their children through private education. His role at Best Boarding Schools is to advice parents and grandparents on best ways to cover the fees for British boarding schools. He works purely and solely in family best interests. Robin is based in London, UK.


Marta Kobierski is UK and Swiss Schools Placements Consultant at Best Boarding Schools, was born in Slovakia and raised in New York. She has lived in Chicago, Lausanne and London, and so has had first-hand experience of relocation with 3 young children and creating a home on a few continents. She speaks English, Russian, Slovak and Polish. Marta is based in London, UK.


David Anderson is an Australian Schools Placement Consultant at Best Boarding Schools. David has lived in the Sydney area for more than 30 years and has extensive experience of boys only education both in the classroom and serving on the boys only boarding schools association board. David holds B.A, B.Ed, Dip TG, Cert of Residential Care M.A.C.E Diplomas and was a Senior Boarding Housemaster Shore School North Sydney between 1994 – 2013. He has been involved with serving as a Vice President of the International Boys' School Coalition. A current Member of the Australian Boarding Schools Association. He speaks English. David is based in Sydney, Australia.

Ana Otano Moreno is a South American Schools Placement Consultant at Best Boarding Schools. Ana is providing education consultancy services in South America. Ana speaks Spanish, English, French and Italian and has lived in a few LatAm countries. Ana is based in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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