Some testing companies employ à la carte billing, which can
be deceptive and expensive when all their test-related costs are added up. Here,
we are referring to the following items and services being separately billed:
And, that’s not counting offering three test administration
modes, consultation, report individualization, training tutorials and more.
Behavior Data Systems, Ltd. (BDS) only charges the one test unit fee.
Everything else is included in that test unit fee. All Behavior Data Systems tests are
available in English and Spanish. Behavior Data Systems tests can be administered in
paper-pencil format, on the computer screen and in computer-generated human
The following information on
Behavior Data Systems' (BDS')
test unit fees are
provided for your review. The standard BDS test unit fee is
per test. Diskettes contain 25 or 50 tests. Volume discounts
you administer 1,000 to 5,000 tests a year, the test unit fee is
$7.50 per test. Users administering 5,001 to 15,000 tests a year are
given the volume discounted test unit fee of $7.00 per test. Users
administering 15,001 to 20,000 tests a year are given the volume
discounted price of $6.00 per test. The test unit fee for more than
20,000 tests a year is $5.50 per test. The test unit fee for
is $5.00 per test
are two exceptions to the above test unit fees, and these involve
the Pre-Post Inventory and the DVI Pre-Post. Both of these tests
provide a pre-post test comparison. The pretest fee for these
outcome tests is $5.00 and the posttest fee is $5.00 per test.
Only The One Charge:
only the one cost or charge, and that is the test unit fee
(United States currency). Everything else is included at no
additional cost to the user. This includes test booklets,
answer sheets (can be photocopied on-site), Orientation and
Training Manuals, Computer Operating Guides, One-Page Quick
Start, upgrades, ongoing database research, annual summary
reports, staff training
(high volume and/or statewide
and support services, which are provided at no
additional cost. There are no concealed costs and no startup
fees. We're so sure you'll like
Behavior Data Systems
' tests that we offer a 30-day
money back guarantee.
Explanation of Terms:
The Orientation and Training Manual is a must read for anybody that
will be involved in using tests with clients. This manual explains
how the test works. The Computer Operating Guide is a more detailed
explanation of the computer scoring process and how to print
reports. The One-Page Quick Start contains all computer operating
instructions on one page. It is a ready reference.
As always, additional
information can be provided upon request.
All Behavior Data Systems, Ltd. (BDS) test users sign a
Behavior Data Systems
Agreement before they can use Behavior Data Systems tests. The Behavior Data Systems User Agreement is
presented below for your review. It should be understood that some departments
and statewide organizations use more comprehensive testing program agreements,
and they are used where applicable.
Instructions for printing the Behavior
Data Systems User Agreement
are provided below the following agreement.
1. It is specifically acknowledged that all
Behavior Data Systems, Ltd. (BDS) products, including tests,
diskettes and software programs are copyrighted and ALL RIGHTS
2. Behavior Data Systems software programs contained on
Behavior Data Systems diskettes are
copyrighted and must not be copied or loaded on a hard drive
or mainframe computer equipment without written permission
from Behavior Data Systems.
3. Behavior Data Systems diskettes shall remain the property of
Behavior Data Systems and shall be
returned to Behavior Data Systems when used, damaged or recalled.
4. Damaged diskettes or malfunctioning diskettes shall be
replaced within a 30-day warranty period and unused test
applications shall be credited to the client account. Unused
test credits are valid for one year. No other warranties are
expressed or implied.
5. The test unit fee of $_________ U.S. currency per-test
application applies throughout the duration of this agreement.
Payment shall be made directly to Behavior Data Systems within 30 days of
receipt of ordered materials, unless other arrangements have
6. All Behavior Data Systems tests are to be used in conjunction with an
interview of the respondent by experienced staff. And, no
decision or diagnosis is to be made solely on the basis of
Behavior Data Systems
7. This Behavior Data Systems agreement is non-transferable and cannot be transferred to any third party.
8. In no event will Behavior Data Systems, its owners or officers be liable for
direct, indirect, special, incidental, punitive, exemplary or
consequential damages arising out of the Responsible Party’s use or
failure to use Behavior Data Systems products, beyond replacement of defective,
damaged or recalled diskettes.
My signature certifies my understanding, agreement and
compliance with the terms and conditions of this agreement. By
signing this agreement, I acknowledge that I have read and
understand the provisions contained herein, and that I agree
to be bound thereby.
Behavior Data Systems diskettes are to be returned when used or after they have
been on-site for one year. This is because Behavior Data
instruments are updated annually
Date Received by BDS
A properly signed and executed
agreement is necessary to use Behavior Data Systems products and
Behavior Data Systems, Ltd. P.O. Box
44256, Phoenix, Arizona 85064-4256
Some Behavior Data Systems website
visitors will want to print a copy of the above User Agreement so they can
complete it and fax it (or mail it) to Behavior Data Systems. To make this
printing task easier, we have included some printing instructions.
Instructions for Printing the Behavior Data Systems User Agreement
Be sure your printer is on and has paper.
Click on the
Another window will display with the Client User Agreement form
inside. You will also see a Print Display Box display soon after. Click
button to continue and print the form.
Close the form by clicking on the
button in the upper right corner of the form, and you will return
to this webpage.
The above printing instructions should go smoothly. However,
if you prefer to write, call, fax or e-mail Behavior Data Systems, we will fax or mail
the User Agreement to you.
Behavior Data Systems,
Ltd., P.O. Box 44256, Phoenix, Arizona 85064-4256.