Terms & Conditions

Bluffton Township Fire District (BTFD) is a governmental organization, headquartered in Bluffton, SC, dedicated to promoting health and safety courses to the general public and employees requiring certification. BTFD courses adhere to the most up-to-date medical and educational guidelines published by the American Heart Association® and follow treatment recommendations from the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR) and Emergency Cardiac Care (ECC). Our program is used and trusted by many agencies and organizations for their certification needs.

While BTFD makes every effort to post only the most accurate information available, through a detailed content review by licensed medical professionals including EMTs, physicians, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, etc., BTFD does not guarantee that the information posted is always current. BTFD makes no warranties, express or implied, as to the fitness of the information for any purpose, or to results obtained by individuals using the information and is not responsible for any action taken in reliance on the information contained herein. The learning included on this website is not intended to be a complete presentation of all problems and issues for any topic. It is also generic and may not be accurate for circumstances or equipment at an individual facility.

BTFD therefore makes no guarantees, or assumes any responsibility for the correctness, sufficiency or completeness of the material presented. BTFD provides a wide variety of courses both online, online-blended, and classroom. It is the sole responsibility of the student to ensure that he or she enrolls in the appropriate course as required by the employer or institution. No refund will be given for enrolling in the incorrect course. It is the responsibility of the employer to adhere to all state and federal regulations and compliance with regards to health and safety training for its employees.

Legality – BTFD courses do not constitute legal or other professional advice or guidance. Nothing included here implies a recommendation by BTFD of any course or method of action. Users who intend to take, or refrain from taking, any action based on information contained herein should first consult with their qualified legal counsel or any other appropriate professional advisor.

 Endorsement Disclosure – BTFD provides a variety of First Aid, CPR, AED, and Healthcare Provider BLS courses that meet national standards. It is up to the purchaser of the course to review his or her organizational requirements to clarify whether or not they will accept our card. BTFD also accepts no responsibility for any circumstances in which a graduate of our course provides negligent health services to a patient or anyone provided with medical attention. Our courses are not intended to be an all-inclusive for CPR, AED, First Aid, and Basic Life Support training and procedural instruction.

Limit of Liability – By registering for a BTFD course, the student and the student’s employer agree that BTFD shall not be held liable for any type of loss or damage that could be construed as arising from this course. BTFD does not take any responsibility for inappropriate use or application of information or instruction provided in this course. Furthermore, BTFD will not be liable for any damages or injury caused by, including but not limited to, any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, defect, delay in operation of transmission, computer virus, or line failure. BTFD will not be liable for any damages or injury, including but not limited to, special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, the materials in this site or a site which is linked to this site, even if there is negligence on the part of BTFD or an authorized BTFD representative has been advised of the possibility of such damages, or both. Because some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, BTFD’s liability in such jurisdictions shall be limited to the extent permitted by law. BTFD total liability to you for all losses, damages, and causes of action (in contract, tort (including without limitation, negligence), or otherwise) will not be greater than the amount you paid to access this site.

 Company & Group Training – Payment for group classes must be made in advance to secure the designated class time and date. In the event that fewer students attend than the amount originally scheduled, BTFD may provide a class credit that can be applied to future courses. If you have any questions, please contact us at cpr@blufftonfd.com or (843) 757-1009.

 Certificate of Completion – A certification card from BTFD classroom courses, online courses and online-blended courses does not guarantee that a student possesses a minimum level of skills or knowledge regarding the subject matter. A certificate of completion simply states that the student has successfully completed the required course objectives and has proficiently passed the skills upon examination. It is the employer’s responsibility to assess the employee’s level of skill or knowledge and determine whether an employee is qualified to perform a specific job or function.

 Course Cancellation –  Although every effort is made to not cancel scheduled courses, BTFD reserves the right to cancel upcoming courses for various reasons including but not limited to low enrollment, weather, instructor availability, and facilities. In the event a course is cancelled, participants will be notified and rescheduled as appropriate.

 Copyright – All material contained on the BTFD website is protected by copyright law. The student and the student’s employer agree not to copy or distribute any materials contained in the BTFD website. All comments, suggestions, ideas, notes, drawings, concepts, or other information disclosed or offered to BTFD by this site, or in response to solicitations from this site (collectively, the “Comments”) shall remain the property of BTFD. None of the Comments shall be subject to any obligation of confidence on the part of BTFD, and the BTFD shall not be liable for any use or disclosure of the Comments. Without limitation of the foregoing, the BTFD shall exclusively own all now known or hereafter existing rights to the Comments of every kind and nature throughout the world and shall be entitled to unrestricted use of the Comments for any purpose whatsoever, commercial or otherwise, without compensation to the provider of the Comments. Communications made through this site’s e-mail and messaging system is for convenience only and shall not be deemed to constitute legal notice to BTFD or any of its officers, agents, agencies, employees or representatives with respect to any existing or potential claim or cause of actions or for any other purpose.

 Honor Code – BTFD trusts in the integrity of the student to observe the honor code and has a zero tolerance for inappropriate testing behavior. The honor code is based on the assumption that the student will be honest when taking an exam. The student agrees that only he or she will take the exams and complete required exercises and that he or she will not distribute or share exam questions or provide answers to other students enrolled in the course through any media (i.e. email, social media, pictures, video recording, etc.). If it is discovered that a student has violated the integrity of the exam, the student’s certification will be revoked immediately and the student will be permanently banned from taking any BTFD course in the future.

Disclaimer – The Materials on the BTFD website are provided “AS IS” and without warranties of any kind either expressed or implied, to the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, the BTFD disclaims all warranties or merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. BTFD does not warrant that the functions contained in the material will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful components. BTFD does not warrant or make any representations regarding the use of or the result of the use of the material in this site in terms of their correctness, accuracy, reliability, or otherwise.

Employment – BTFD is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce.

Pricing and Terms –

 Price Change Notification: Merchandise and prices may change without notice at any time. Although we make every effort to ensure the accuracy of our information, occasional errors may occur. We reserve the right to make corrections.

 Terms: Payment terms or credit limit may be changed without notice at the discretion of BTFD.

 Price Quotes: Quotes on large volume orders are available by emailing cpr@blufftonfd.com.

 Refund Policy – BTFD does not offer refunds. Failure to attend class on the scheduled date will also forfeit the registration fee and will require a new registration and payment. If you have any questions about your charge, please contact BTFD at cpr@blufftonfd.com.

 Replacement/Additional Cards – To receive a replacement card or to order an additional copy of a card, a $10.00 processing fee will be charged. Purchase a replacement card here.

 Privacy Policy – We honor each visitor’s right to privacy. Any information we collect on this website will be used exclusively to improve our website, communicate with our visitors, and fulfill orders. Your information will never be sold or shared with other organizations or individuals.