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Terms and Conditions


These terms and conditions ("Terms", "Agreement") are an agreement between Steven T. Hiner / Seismic Design Review ("SDR", "us", "we", or "our") and you ("user", "you", or "your"). This Agreement sets forth the general terms and conditions of your use of the SDR website and any of its products or services (collectively, "Website" or "Services").


On-Demand Webinar Membership/Subscription and Study Materials


By purchasing a membership/subscription with SDR, you acknowledge and agree to the following:

  • You are purchasing access to study materials and resources specifically designed to aid in the preparation for the 2.5-hour California Civil Seismic Principles (CSP) Exam.

  • You understand that passing the CSP exam is a prerequisite for licensure in California as a Civil Engineer.

  • SDR does not guarantee or warrant that using our study materials will result in passing the CSP Exam.

  • Membership/subscription grants you unlimited access to 70 on-demand videos for a period of 4 months or until you pass the CSP exam, whichever comes first.

  • Please note that once you pass the CSP exam, the access period ends.


Usage and Restrictions


By using the SDR website and services, you agree:

  • To use the study materials provided by SDR solely for your personal use and not for any commercial purposes.

  • Not to share, distribute, or resell any study materials provided by SDR to friends, colleagues, or ANY third parties.

  • To abide by all US copyright and intellectual property laws regarding the use of SDR’s study materials (i.e., on-demand videos, books, and handouts).


Refunds and Cancellations


On-Demand Webinars:

  • All membership/subscription fees paid to SDR are non-refundable, except as required by law.

  • Extraordinary circumstances will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis but are not guaranteed.  Please email our customer support at,

  • You may cancel your membership at any time, but no refunds will be provided for any unused portion of your membership/subscription.


SDR Workbook and SDR Practice Exams:

  • If you are not satisfied with the SDR Workbook and/or SDR Practice Exams, you may request a refund within 14 days of purchase.

  • To initiate a refund request, please email our customer support at

  • Include your order number, name, and a brief explanation of the reason for the refund request.

  • We will review your request and guide you through the process.

  • Refunds will be processed within 10 business days of receiving your request if approved.

  • Please note that the SDR Workbook and/or SDR Practice Exams must be unused and returned in their original condition.

  • Refunds will be issued to the original payment method.

  • Shipping costs and non-refundable processing fees (by or PayPal) are non-refundable.

  • Any unauthorized distribution or sharing of SDR materials will void the refund eligibility.


Changes to Terms


SDR reserves the right to modify these terms and conditions at any time. We will post the most current version of these terms on our website and indicate the effective date at the top of the page.


Contact Information


If you have any questions about these terms and conditions, please contact us at


By using SDR’s website and services, you acknowledge that you have read, understand, and agree to be bound by these terms and conditions.

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