Cancellation/ Refund Policy
*****FOR THE WIG MAKING CLASSES (Ventilating and Lace Fronting), Refunds will only be given if requested 10 days prior to the start of class. Partial refunds are at the discretion of the Director of the Academy. In some cases, the tuition, or part of the tuition may be rolled over to the next class*****
100% refund if requested 3 days (72 hours) prior to start of each course/ workshop other than Wig Making classes.
All money except $50* is refundable if cancellation is made 2 days (48 hours) before the first class.
All classes and dates are subject to change and cancellation.
Academy of Makeup and Wig Design cannot be responsible for providing refunds or offering makeup sessions for classes missed as a result of students' illnesses, emergencies or events beyond the students' control.
(*This $50 can be applicable to a future class but you must register by phone and mention the credit at the time of registration.)
Please be advised that some classes may go a little later or end a little earlier than the hours designated on the website. We make every effort to honor these designated times.
In rare occurrences, a class may be cancelled or a start date delayed not to exceed 3 weeks. Examples may include severe weather conditions, low enrollment (less than 8 students) in a class, or other unexpected issues with the facility or instructor. If classes are not re-scheduled within the 3 week deadline- the student will be receive a particle-refund for the remainder portion of the class. (This will be based off of the amount of hours attended in class.
Academy of Makeup and Wig Design prohibits discrimination and harassment based on sex, race, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability or any other category protected by law.
Academy of Makeup and Wig Design reserves the right to deny service to anyone.
Drug and Alcohol Policy
Anyone who appears Under the Influence* by drugs or alcohol may be asked to leave class for the safety of themselves, other students, and the instructor/educator.
Recreational Marijuana use is still illegal on the Federal level and not allowed for public use.
Illegal Drugs of any sort (other than those with medical prescriptions) are NOT allowed on AcademyMWD property.
For legal and safety reasons alcohol consumption is not allowed during class time or during breaks.
*Under the influence: an observable behavior indicating that he/she may be affected by the presence of alcohol or other substances in some detectable body amount. The symptoms are not limited to only definable physical behavior such as slurred speech or not walking in a straight line. In addition, a blood alcohol level at or excess of the limit prescribed by Texas State Law constitutes an absolute presumption that the individual is under the influence of alcohol.
(If you have been removed from any class due to this policy you will not receive a refund for time missed. )
Privacy & Student Information Release Policy
The Privacy Act of 1974 prohibits the release of privileged and confidential information concerning individual students unless authorization is received by the student and/or guardian (if the student is a minor) for each third party request. The school form may be used for this purpose. It is the school’s policy that no information is released without written authorization by the student, with the exception of a parent who claims the student on their Federal tax return. The school will release information to any federal, state or local official, auditor, or accrediting body having the authority to request such information. Upon request a student will be scheduled time to review or give permission to an outside individual to review his/her student records.
Copyright Infringement Policy
Summary of Civil and Criminal Penalties for Violation of Federal Copyright Laws
Copyright infringement is the act of exercising, without permission or legal authority, one or more of the exclusive rights granted to the copyright owner under section 106 of the Copyright Act (Title 17 of the United States Code). These rights include the right to reproduce or distribute a copyrighted work. In the file-sharing context, downloading or uploading substantial parts of a copyrighted work without authority constitutes an infringement. Penalties for copyright infringement include civil and criminal penalties. In general, anyone found liable for civil copyright infringement may be ordered to pay either actual damages or “statutory” damages affixed at not less than $750 and not more than $30,000 per work infringed. For “willful” infringement, a court may award up to $150,000 per work infringed. A court can, in its discretion, also assess costs and attorneys’ fees. For details, see Title 17, United States Code, Sections 504, 505.
Willful copyright infringement can also result in criminal penalties, including imprisonment of up to five years and fines of up to $250,000 per offense. The U.S. Copyright Office provides additional information on copyright law and criminal penalties.