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Referral Program

Last updated November 15, 2018

Referral Program

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Udacity India Private Limited ("Udacity") Referral Program (the "Referral Program") has been created to reward our registered Users ("Member" or "Referrer") for recommending Udacity Services to friends and family ("Referred" or "Referred User") who sign up and enroll for a Nanodegree on payment of the fees as prescribed by Udacity for such Nanodegree (the "Fees"). The Referrer and the Referred User are collectively referred to as the "Participants."

All capitalized terms, not otherwise defined under these Referral Program terms and conditions (the "RPT") have the meanings given to them in the terms of use as available on (the "Terms of Use"). The Terms of Use and any other applicable guidelines, rules or standards posted in connection with the Referral Program are incorporated into the RPT by this reference as though fully set forth herein.

The RPT is a binding agreement between you and Udacity and will govern your participation in the Referral Program. By participating in the Referral Program, you agree to the RPT and the Terms of Use. You are not authorized to participate in the Referral Program, if you do not agree to these RPT in its entirety or any modification to these RPT which might be made by Udacity.

Udacity reserves the right to modify these RPT at any time, at its sole discretion, and without notice to you. Udacity reserves the sole and absolute right to disqualify any Participant or prospective Participant at any time from participating in the Referral Program.

Your continued participation in the Referral Program constitutes your binding acceptance of the RPT. If at any time the RPT are no longer acceptable to you, you should immediately cease participation in the Referral Program.

The Referral Program is temporary in nature. Udacity reserves the sole and absolute right to change, terminate, suspend or modify all or any part of the Referral Program.


In order to avail the benefits/rewards under the Referral Program, the Participants shall ensure compliance with the following:

a) The Referrer shall have a User Account.

b) The Referrer shall share the unique invite link (the "Invite Link") as provided by Udacity through the User Account with the Referred User via such communication medium as notified by Udacity in its sole discretion including but not limited to via email, Facebook, WhatsApp and Twitter.

c) The Referred User shall create a User Account only and only through the Invite Link.

d) The Referred User shall (A) subscribe to a Nanodegree by paying the Fees through the User Account and (B) not cancel her subscription to the Nanodegree.

e) Subject to the Referred Users' strict compliance with the RPT including but not limited to Clause (d) above, the Referred User shall be eligible for a refund of One Thousand Rupees (INR 1000/-) by Udacity. Such refund shall be made to the designated bank account of the Referred User within one (1) month from the date of her enrollment to the Nanodegree. It is referrers responsibility to provide correct bank account details to get the reward amount. In case any referrer provides incorrect bank details then Udacity would not be responsible for that mistake and would not be liable to send the reward amount again to the Referrer.

f) Subject to the Referrers' compliance with the RPT, the Referrer shall be paid One Thousand Rupees (INR 1000/-) by Udacity within one (1) month from the date of the Referred Users' enrollment to the Nanodegree, provided however, the Referred User has not cancelled her Nanodegree subscription. Such payment shall be made to the designated bank account of the Referrer.


Udacity reserves the absolute and sole right to (A) determine the eligibility of Users for their participation in the Referral Program and (B) prohibit the Users' participation in the Referral Program at any time.

Udacity reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to prohibit any Participant from participating in any aspect of the Referral Program if Udacity deems or suspects that such Participant has engaged in or has attempted to engage in any of the following:

a) acting in violation of these RPT and/or the applicable law;

b) damaging, tampering with or corrupting the operation of the Referral Program and/or the Class Sites;

c) acting with intent to annoy, harass, or abuse any other person;

d) any inappropriate, uncooperative, disruptive, fraudulent, potentially fraudulent, or unusual behavior or activity; or

e) activity deemed in the sole discretion of Udacity to be generally inconsistent with the intended operation of the Referral Program.

Udacity shall be the sole adjudicator in cases of suspected abuse, fraud, or breach of these RPT by the Participant. The Participant shall have no right to dispute her prohibition on participation in the Referral Program by Udacity. The decision of Udacity shall be final and binding on the Participant in this regard


The rewards by Udacity through the Referral Program to the Participants may be taxable. State and local tax laws may apply to the Participants. Participants are solely responsible for reporting such reward by Udacity on their tax returns and paying any associated tax liability.

Udacity reserves the sole and absolute right to cap the maximum reward amount for any Referrer at its discretion.


Participants in the Program must comply with all applicable laws including but not limited to the Indian Information Technology Act, 2000 and the rules made there under. Any distribution of the Invite Link that may constitute unsolicited commercial email or "spam" under any applicable law is expressly prohibited and shall be a ground for immediate termination of your User Account and exclusion from the Referral Program.


Udacity, its employees, officers and directors are not responsible or liable for any damages, or economic or emotional loss because of the Referrers' and/or the Referred Users' participation in the Referral Program. Participant releases Udacity, its employees, officers and directors from any and all claims, including claims that acts or omissions by Udacity, resulted in any damages, or economic or emotional loss because of the Referrers' and/or the Referred Users' participation in the Referral Program and/or use of the Referral Program rewards.


Participants agree to indemnify, defend, and hold Udacity and its employees, officers, directors representatives and agents harmless from and against any and all third-party claims, demands, liabilities, costs, or expenses, including attorney's fees and costs, arising from, or related to any breach by the Participant of any of the terms and conditions of the RPT or any violation by the Participant of the applicable law.


Udacity reserves the right to cancel or suspend the Referral Program should it determine, in its sole discretion, that the administration, security, or fairness of the Referral Program has been compromised in any way.


The Referral Program is provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis and Udacity expressly disclaims all warranties, conditions and terms of any kind, whether express or implied by statute, common law or custom, including, but not limited to, promises as to products or services offered through the Referral Program.


Waiver : The failure of Udacity to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these RPT shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.

Severability: If any provision of these RPT is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties' intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of these RPT remain in full force and effect.

Headings: The section titles in these RPT are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect.

No Third-Party Rights: A person who is not a party to these RPT shall have no right to enforce or receive the benefit of any of these RPT.