Terms and Conditions

PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS WEBSITE. All users of this site agree that access to and use of this site are subject to and agree to be bound by and comply with the following terms and conditions and other applicable law. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, please do not use this site.

Changes to these Terms and the Site

We may change these Terms at any time, and all such changes are effective immediately upon posting a revised version of these Terms or other notice on the Site. You should view these Terms often to stay informed of changes that may affect you. Your use of the Site constitutes your continuing agreement to be bound by these Terms, as they are amended from time to time. We expressly reserve the right to make any changes that we deem appropriate from time to time to the Site or to any information, text, data, databases, graphics, images, sound recordings, audio and visual clips, logos, software, opportunities, features, services, and other materials within the Site (all such materials, and any compilation, collection, or arrangement thereof, the “Content”).

Privacy Policy

Information that you provide to us or that we collect about you through your access to and use of the Site is subject to our Privacy Policy, the terms of which are hereby incorporated by reference into these Terms. We encourage you to read and become familiar with our Privacy Policy.


The entire content included in this site, including but not limited to text, graphics or code is copyrighted as a collective work under the United States and other copyright laws, and is the property of DANK Chicago Northern Suburbs INC. The collective work includes works that are licensed to DANK Chicago Northern Suburbs INC. Copyright 2003, DANK Chicago Northern Suburbs INC. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Permission is granted to electronically copy and print hard copy portions of this site for the sole purpose of placing an order with DANK Chicago Northern Suburbs INC. or purchasing DANK Chicago Northern Suburbs INC. products. You may display and, subject to any expressly stated restrictions or limitations relating to specific material, download or print portions of the material from the different areas of the site solely for your own non-commercial use, or to place an order with DANK Chicago Northern Suburbs INC. or to purchase DANK Chicago Northern Suburbs INC. products. Any other use, including but not limited to the reproduction, distribution, display or transmission of the content of this site is strictly prohibited, unless authorized by DANK Chicago Northern Suburbs INC. You further agree not to change or delete any proprietary notices from materials downloaded from the site.


All trademarks, service marks and trade names of DANK Chicago Northern Suburbs INC. used in the site are trademarks or registered trademarks of DANK Chicago Northern Suburbs INC.

Warranty Disclaimer

This site and the materials and products on this site are provided "as is" and without warranties of any kind, whether express or implied. To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, DANK Chicago Northern Suburbs INC. disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. DANK Chicago Northern Suburbs INC. does not represent or warrant that the functions contained in the site will be uninterrupted or error-free, that the defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes the site available are free of viruses or other harmful components. DANK Chicago Northern Suburbs INC. does not make any warrantees or representations regarding the use of the materials in this site in terms of their correctness, accuracy, adequacy, usefulness, timeliness, reliability or otherwise. Some states do not permit limitations or exclusions on warranties, so the above limitations may not apply to you.

Limitation of Liability

DANK Chicago Northern Suburbs INC. shall not be liable for any special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, the materials on this site or the performance of the products, even if DANK Chicago Northern Suburbs INC. has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Applicable law may not allow the limitation of exclusion of liability or incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.

Typographical Errors

In the event that a DANK Chicago Northern Suburbs INC. product is mistakenly listed at an incorrect price, DANK Chicago Northern Suburbs INC. reserves the right to refuse or cancel any orders placed for product listed at the incorrect price. DANK Chicago Northern Suburbs INC. reserves the right to refuse or cancel any such orders whether or not the order has been confirmed and your credit card charged. If your credit card has already been charged for the purchase and your order is cancelled, DANK Chicago Northern Suburbs INC. shall issue a credit to your credit card account in the amount of the incorrect price.

Term; Termination

These terms and conditions are applicable to you upon your accessing the site and/or completing the registration or shopping process. These terms and conditions, or any part of them, may be terminated by DANK Chicago Northern Suburbs INC. without notice at any time, for any reason. The provisions relating to Copyrights, Trademark, Disclaimer, Limitation of Liability, Indemnification and Miscellaneous, shall survive any termination.


DANK Chicago Northern Suburbs INC. may deliver notice to you by means of e-mail, a general notice on the site, or by other reliable method to the address you have provided to DANK Chicago Northern Suburbs INC.


Your use of this site shall be governed in all respects by the laws of the state of Illinois, U.S.A., without regard to choice of law provisions, and not by the 1980 U.N. Convention on contracts for the international sale of goods. You agree that jurisdiction over and venue in any legal proceeding directly or indirectly arising out of or relating to this site (including but not limited to the purchase of DANK Chicago Northern Suburbs INC. products) shall be in the state or federal courts located in Cook County, Illinois. Any cause of action or claim you may have with respect to the site (including but not limited to the purchase of DANK Chicago Northern Suburbs INC. products) must be commenced within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arises. DANK Chicago Northern Suburbs INC.'s failure to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision of these terms and conditions shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right. Neither the course of conduct between the parties nor trade practice shall act to modify any of these terms and conditions. DANK Chicago Northern Suburbs INC. may assign its rights and duties under this Agreement to any party at any time without notice to you.

Use of Site

Harassment in any manner or form on the site, including via e-mail, chat, or by use of obscene or abusive language, is strictly forbidden. Impersonation of others, including a DANK Chicago Northern Suburbs INC. or other licensed employee, host, or representative, as well as other members or visitors on the site is prohibited. You may not upload to, distribute, or otherwise publish through the site any content which is libelous, defamatory, obscene, threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, illegal, or otherwise objectionable which may constitute or encourage a criminal offense, violate the rights of any party or which may otherwise give rise to liability or violate any law. You may not upload commercial content on the site or use the site to solicit others to join or become members of any other commercial online service or other organization.

Participation Disclaimer

DANK Chicago Northern Suburbs INC. does not and cannot review all communications and materials posted to or created by users accessing the site, and is not in any manner responsible for the content of these communications and materials. You acknowledge that by providing you with the ability to view and distribute user-generated content on the site, DANK Chicago Northern Suburbs INC. is merely acting as a passive conduit for such distribution and is not undertaking any obligation or liability relating to any contents or activities on the site. However, DANK Chicago Northern Suburbs INC. reserves the right to block or remove communications or materials that it determines to be (a) abusive, defamatory, or obscene, (b) fraudulent, deceptive, or misleading, (c) in violation of a copyright, trademark or; other intellectual property right of another or (d) offensive or otherwise unacceptable to DANK Chicago Northern Suburbs INC. in its sole discretion.

Emergency Information

I understand that the school does not have a nurse or other staff person qualified to provide medical assistance on the premises. Its staff of teachers and officers is not authorized to dispense medications of any kind.

In the event of accident or illness, I request that the school notify me, the parent/guardian of the above-mentioned enrolled child/ren. If it is not possible to contact the parent/guardian or the emergency contacts, I give permission to the school to make whatever arrangements necessary in the best interest of the child. In the event of a medical emergency requiring immediate care, I authorize the school to place a 911 call to the local Emergency Medical Service in order to provide assistance to the student.


You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless DANK Chicago Northern Suburbs INC., its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors and suppliers (collectively the "Service Providers") from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys' fees, resulting from any violation of these terms and conditions or any activity related to your account (including negligent or wrongful conduct) by you or any other person accessing the site using your Internet account. You waive, release and forever discharge any and all claims against DANK Chapter 26 German Language Schoool and its staff for damages or injury which may occur to your child(ren) or yourself.

Third-Party Links

In an attempt to provide increased value to our visitors, DANK Chicago Northern Suburbs INC. may link to sites operated by third parties. However, even if the third party is affiliated with DANK Chicago Northern Suburbs INC., DANK Chicago Northern Suburbs INC. has no control over these linked sites, all of which have separate privacy and data collection practices, independent of DANK Chicago Northern Suburbs INC. These linked sites are only for your convenience and therefore you access them at your own risk. Nonetheless, DANK Chicago Northern Suburbs INC. seeks to protect the integrity of its web site and the links placed upon it and therefore requests any feedback on not only its own site, but for sites it links to as well (including if a specific link does not work).

Withdrawals, Returns and Refunds

Our goal is that you are completely satisfied with your purchases and the tuition we provide.

The return of items is depending upon the item and its condition, as follows:

Tuition Withdrawals:

Requests for tuition refunds must be made in writing to the DANK German Language School – Northern Suburbs.

Requests received prior to second class: 100% refund.

Requests received prior to third class: 75% refund.

Requests received prior to fourth class: 50% refund.

There will be NO REFUND after the fourth class.

Your registration acknowledges our withdrawal policy.

Books and other merchandise

You may return new, unopened items within 14 days of delivery for a full refund.

Items / Charges not eligible for refund or exchange

  • Items where the original packaging has been opened or tags or labels have been removed, Items damaged, altered, used, or abused after delivery to the customer and items that are soiled, stained or missing tags cannot be returned.

  • Credit card fees cannot be refunded.

  • Customized items cannot be returned.

Refunds handling

Your refund request will be processed after the request has been received and if applicable the item has been returned. Refunds will be issued via personal check sent to the billing address on the original order. It may take up to fourteen business days for the check to arrive in your mail.


Respect teachers and students, be considerate and show friendly conduct.

  • Smart phones and electronics only to be used during break.
  • No running or loud talking in the halls. Show respect to the rooms we are renting and its property. Oftentimes, there is testing going on in the building or other groups meet.
  • Any damages sustained to the property will be remedied by the individuals responsible.
  • Be punctual.
  • Complete your homework.
  • No disruptive or distractive behavior.
  • No bullying, harassing, words of profanity or obscenity.
  • No weapons—guns, knives, or lighters, etc.

CLASSROOM DROP OFF/PICK UP: All students need to be dropped off/picked up from the classroom.

  • Students up to fourth grade need to be dropped off and picked up by a parent. No children are allowed to wander or sit in the halls. No one should go into rooms or areas of CLA that are not designated for use by DANK.
  • Students need to be picked up in a timely manner. If a parent neglects to be on time, a designated late-fee will be charged.


DENKEN: I think – Thinking BEFORE speaking or acting is always better. Be considerate, polite and friendly with your teacher and your classmates.

ACHTEN: I respect – Respect and honor goes a long way. Respect your teacher and your classmates.

NENNEN: I participate – Listening to your teacher and be ready to give an answer will help you to learn. Speak when you are supposed to speak, listen when you are supposed to listen.

KENNEN: I understand and value learning. This is how I will learn and master the German language, culture and its people.

CLASSROOM DISCIPLINE: Any classroom disruption will be discussed with the parent.

1. For any disruptive or distractive behavior, the parent will be contacted to discuss the problem and how to solve it. Regular communication will be encouraged.

2. Ongoing behavioral issues will be discussed with teacher, parent, and school directors in a conference to take action. In the event that behavioral problems continue, DANK Schools reserve the right to terminate the student’s attendance at our Schools without any refund.