I paid for lifetime access to a course(s). Do I need to get a subscription to continue to access them?

I paid for lifetime access to a course(s). Do I need to get a subscription to continue to access them?

If you purchased lifetime access to a product on Zenva Academy, you do not need to purchase a subscription to continue to access your purchased content. Further details can be found below for individual situations if you'd like additional information.

Zenva Academy Lifetime Access

If you purchase Lifetime Access to the entirety of our content, then no subscription is needed.

This said, please be aware that if you purchased Lifetime Access as an active subscriber, you will still see the subscription in your My Account backend marked as Pending Cancellation. There is NORMAL and simply reflects the fact you still have an active subscription billing period. Once your billing period ends, your subscription will cancel - BUT you will still retain access to all of the content.

Curriculums and Bundles

There are many situations where you may have purchased a curriculum or bundle that comes with lifetime access. These include:
  1. You purchased a curriculum prior to November 2019 (before our transition to subscription)
  2. You purchased a curriculum through Kickstarter
  3. You purchased a bundle through Humble Bundle or Groupees

Regardless of which situation applies to you, there is no requirement for you to get a subscription to access this content. You can always find this content on your Purchased Courses page to learn from.

Please note, though, that courses from lifetime access purchases are subject to our Course Update Policy, and that you will not receive course support for this content (as this is a subscriber-only perk).

Additionally, keep in mind that the content of your non-subscription curriculum(s) may differ from its subscription counterpart (if applicable) - as subscription curriculums are evergreen versions where new, updated courses are added regularly. For more information about subscription benefits, see the following article.


Individual Courses 

Individual courses are still available for lifetime purchases. If you choose to purchase an individual course (or have done so at any time in the past), you will retain unlimited, 24/7 access to it without having to purchase a subscription. All these course purchases can be located on your Purchased Courses page.

Note, however, our Course Update Policy in regards to such lifetime access purchases.

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