Teacheroo Terms of Service
Please read the following terms and conditions carefully.
Welcome to Teacheroo, a free web service and teacher network that encourages networking, knowledge sharing and career development in the teaching industry. We aspire to do the right, ethical and legal thing in bringing you this Site, and we ask that you use the same judgment as you read, use, and share the content hosted on Teacheroo. When utilizing Teacheroo content, we ask that you give credit where appropriate and don't edit our content, or content that belongs to others without permission. If we've made an error, please let us know. You can reach us at support@Teacheroo.io.
The section titles in these Terms are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect.
1. ACKNOWLEDGMENT AND ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS OF SERVICE
The content and services offered at our website www.Teacheroo.io (our ‘Site’), our iOS & Android Apps (Our ‘App’) and any associated sites from time to time, and any communications service (including the capability to contribute links and other information), or other interactive service that may be available to you on or through this Site or App (all of which together we call our ‘Services’), are provided to you under these Terms. These Terms together with the documents referred to in it form the entire agreement between you and Us and supersede all prior agreements between you and Us regarding the subject matter contained in these Terms.
2. INFORMATION ABOUT US
Our Services are operated by Teachers Global Limited ('We', 'Us' or ‘Teacheroo') under the ‘Teacheroo’ brand, which is a limited company registered in England and Wales under company number 13039915 whose registered office is c/o. One New Street, Wells, Somerset BA5 2LA. Our VAT number is 299837618.
3. ELIGIBILITY AND SERVICES VOID WHERE PROHIBITED
You must be eighteen or older to use the Services. Use of the Services is void where prohibited. By using the Services, you represent and warrant that you have the right, authority, and capacity to enter into this Agreement and to abide by all these Terms.
4. OTHER APPLICABLE TERMS
These Terms refer to the following additional policies, which together also apply to your use of our Services and our contract with you:
● Our Data Policy, which sets out information about the use of your data on our Site.
5. CHANGES TO THESE TERMS
5.1 We may amend these Terms from time to time by giving reasonable notice to you. Please check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes We make, as they are binding on you.
5.2 By continuing to use Our Services, you agree to Our Terms as amended and updated from time to time. If at any time you choose not to accept these Terms, please do not continue to use Our Services.
6. DESCRIPTION OF SERVICE
Teacheroo is an online teacher community providing K-12 teachers a dedicated, friendly place to share ideas, find jobs and browse 1000’s of free resources.
Teacheroo provides users of the Services with a variety of online services, including but not limited to:
● Teacheroo Network - an online professional network designed to help Teachers to search and connect with other Teachers, share, comment and like posts.
● Teacheroo Resources – an online media storage platform allowing teachers access to search, view, download and share Teacheroo and non-teacheroo content.
● Other features - you may also conduct various other activities through the Services. In order to use any feature of the Services not described above, you may be required to register for a free Teacheroo account.
7. USER-GENERATED CONTENT
7.1 You are solely responsible for any data, text, software, music sound, images, photographs, graphics, video, messages, files or other materials (‘Content’) which are transmitted, posted, or distributed by you via our Services, including but not limited to the contents of your e-mail communications, information, photos or images posted by you or posted to your profile page and information, photos, images, sound files or other Content posted by you in the feed or other page.
7.2 We do not own or control the Content posted by users of the Services and do not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such Content.
7.3 In using our services you may be exposed to Content posted by other users of the Services. Under no circumstances will We be liable in any way for any Content posted by any user of the Services or third party that is offensive, indecent or objectionable, including but not limited to, liability for infringements of third party rights, any errors, omissions or inaccuracies in any Content or for any loss, damage or offense of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Content posted, e-mailed or otherwise transmitted via Our Services.
9. GRANT OF LIMITED LICENCE
9.1 You warrant and represent that you either (i) own all rights, title and interest to your Content and to any likenesses contained in your Content or (ii) have the legal right to post such Content via the Services and to grant the licence to Us in the following paragraph and other rights referred to in these Terms.
9.2 You grant Us a limited licence for the royalty-free, unrestricted, world-wide, non-exclusive right and licence to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, distribute, perform and display your Content (in whole or part), worldwide and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed. Such licence enables Us to feature or use your Content via the Services and in promotional or marketing materials. You will remain responsible for the accuracy, copyright compliance, legality, decency, or any other aspect of your Content.
9.3 You also agree to waive any 'moral rights' you may have in respect of posted materials on Our Site. You acknowledge and agree that the display or use of your Content shall be at our sole discretion and your Content may or may not be included on the Services for any reason or no reason at all.
10. CONDUCT AND CONTENT
10.1 The Services and any related services provided to you are provided solely for information, entertainment and organisational purposes.
10.2 These content standards apply to any and all Content which you contribute to our Site during the use of our Services, and to any interactive services associated with our Services. You must comply with the spirit of the following standards as well as the letter. The standards apply to each part of any Content you provide as well as to its whole.
10.3 In relation to Content that you may contribute to our Site, you acknowledge and agree:
10.3.1 to provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by the subscription form, contribution form and/or any registration form. If any information provided by you is or becomes untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, you agree to inform us immediately and We reserve the right to reject any of your Content and to terminate your right to use the Services and refuse any and all current or future use of any services related to them. There is no obligation on us to test the accuracy or currency of your Content;
10.3.2 without limitation of the foregoing, not to use the Services to submit (whether directly or by requesting us to access and submit on your behalf) any Content which:
a) is unlawful (or promotes unlawful activity), harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing or offensive;
b) might reasonably be regarded by Us as “spam” or which promotes or advertises any product or article, or may otherwise tend to cause annoyance or inconvenience to other users of the Services;
c) breaches any applicable law or regulation, or is in breach of any relevant advertising or other industry codes of practice;
d) is defamatory, vulgar, libellous, deceptive, fraudulent (or be likely to deceive someone);
e) contains explicit or graphic descriptions or accounts of sexual acts (or promotes sexually explicit material)
f) is invasive of another's privacy, or hateful; or that victimizes, harasses, degrades, or intimidates an individual or group of individuals on the basis of religion, gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, age, or disability;
g) promotes violence;
h) infringes any Intellectual Property Rights (as defined in clause 14 below) of any other person or entity;
i) is made in breach of any legal duty owed to a third party, such as a contractual duty or a duty of confidence;
j) impersonates any person, or misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person; and/or gives the impression that it emanates from Us, if this is not the case;
10.3.3 Not to harvest, collect or store information about users of the Services or the Content posted by others on the Services or use such information for any purpose inconsistent with the purpose of the Services or for the purpose of transmitting or facilitating transmission of unsolicited bulk electronic mail or communications. Illegal and/or unauthorized use of the Services, including aggregating usernames and other contact information for the purpose of sending unsolicited communications is prohibited.
10.3.4 Not to carry out unauthorized framing of the Services which is strictly prohibited. Inappropriate use may result in your being removed from participant listings without notice and may result in termination of your privileges for participation in relation to the Services. Appropriate legal action may also be taken for any unauthorized use of the Services.
10.3.5 We are not responsible for material submitted to Us or posted to the Services by users of the Services.
10.3.6 We do not pre-screen, monitor, review or edit the Content posted by users of the Services. However, We and Our agents have the right (but not the obligation) at our sole discretion to refuse or remove any Content, in whole or part, that in our judgment does not comply with these Terms or is otherwise undesirable, inappropriate or inaccurate. We are not responsible for any failure, non-failure or delay in removing such Content. You will remain responsible for the accuracy, copyright compliance, legality, decency, or any other aspect of such submitted material, including any Content or part thereof, or other communication to Us.
10.3.7 You agree to immediately notify Us of any unauthorized use of the Services or any other breach of security that you know or suspect.
13. MODIFICATIONS TO THE SERVICES
13.1 We reserve the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Services or any related services (or any parts thereof) with or without notice. You agree that We shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Services or any related services.
13.2 Please note that any of the content on the Services may be out of date at any given time, and we are under obligation to update it. We do not guarantee that the Services, or any Content on them, will be free from errors or omissions.
14. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
14.1 The trade mark ‘Teacheroo’ is owned by Teacher Global Limited and is registered throughout the EU and in certain other territories around the world.
14.2 You acknowledge and agree that all information, including but not limited to data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages, tags, or other materials, including Content contained in sponsor advertisements or information presented to you via the Services or by advertisers may be protected by intellectual property rights including but not limited to copyrights, designs, trademarks, service marks, patents or other proprietary rights and laws ('Intellectual Property Rights').
14.3 Teacheroo is the licensee or sole owner of the Intellectual Property Rights in the Services including the Content on the Services. You retain all rights, titles, and interests you have in and to the Content provided by you, subject to the rights granted to Us under clause 9 of these Terms, and are free to grant similar rights to others during and after the Term of this Agreement. You agree to pay for all royalties, fees or other monies owed by reason of Content you post on or through the Services.
14.4 All individual articles, content and other elements that appear on the Services are also copyrighted works. In addition to abiding by any rights each author may have retained in connection with each such article, you must also abide by all additional copyright notices or restrictions contained in this Service.
14.5 Unless expressly permitted by Teacheroo or advertisers, you may not copy, reproduce, distribute, publish, enter into a database, display, perform, modify, create derivative works, transmit, rent, lease, sell, process or in any way exploit any Content or any part of this Service.
14.6 Neither you nor any third party shall make use of the contents of the Services in any manner that constitutes an infringement of our Intellectual Property Rights that has not been expressly authorised by us.
15. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY VIOLATIONS
15.1 We take Intellectual Property Rights issues seriously. In the event you have a complaint that your rights have been infringed, please call us or send full details of your complaint to admin@Teacheroo.io
15.2 If you repeatedly infringe other people's Intellectual Property Rights, we reserve the right to disable your account with Teacheroo.
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold Us, our affiliates, officers, directors, employees, representatives, successors and assigns, harmless from any and all claims, liabilities, costs and expenses, including reasonable legal fees, arising in any way from your use or misuse of the Services, or the uploading, posting, publishing, e-mailing, reproduction, distribution or transmission of any Content or other materials by you or users of the Services authorized by you or any violation of these Terms by you (including, but not limited to, any claim that your Content infringes the rights of any third party).
17. PRESERVATION AND DISCLOSURE OF YOUR CONTENT
17.1 You acknowledge and agree that We may preserve your Content and may also disclose your Content (in whole or in part) and certain personal details if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary: (a) to comply with the law; (b) to enforce these Terms; (c) to respond to claims that any of your Content violates the rights of third-parties; or (d) to protect Our’s, our users and the public’s rights, property and personal safety.
17.2 You understand that the technical processing and transmission of the Services, including your Content, may involve (a) transmissions over various networks; and (b) changes to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices. We assume no responsibility for the deletion or failure to store your Content or other information submitted by you or other users of the Services to Us.
17.4 In operating the Services, We do not solicit nor do We wish to receive any confidential, secret or proprietary information or other material from you. Any such information or material submitted or sent to Us, will be deemed not to be confidential or secret. By submitting or sending information or other material to Us you represent and warrant that the information is original to you and that no other party has any rights to the material, and that the material and information will not violate any of the prohibitions set out in these Terms.
18. LINKED SITES
18.1 You may be able to link to third parties' sites ('Linked Sites') from the Services. Linked Sites are not, however, reviewed, controlled, or examined by Us in any way and We are not responsible for the content, availability, advertising, products or other materials of any such Linked Sites, or any additional links contained therein. These links do not imply Our endorsement of or association with the Linked Sites. It is your sole responsibility to comply with the appropriate terms of service of the Linked Sites as well as with any other obligation under copyright, secrecy, defamation, decency, privacy, security and export laws related to the use of such Linked Sites and any content contained thereon. In no event shall We be liable, directly or indirectly, to anyone for any loss or damage caused by or in connection with use of the Linked Sites or the information or material accessed-through these Linked Sites. You should direct any concerns to that site's administrator or webmaster. We reserve the exclusive right, at Our sole discretion, to add, change, decline or remove, without notice, any feature or link to any of the Linked Sites from the Services and/or to introduce different features or links to different users of the Services.
18.2 Linked sites may contain content and graphics that may be offensive, including but not limited to material depicting violence, sexually explicit material as well as other material that may be unsuitable for minors. If you enter these linked sites, you assert that you are of legal age in your jurisdiction to view such materials and that the viewing, reading, and/or downloading of content from these linked sites does not violate the community standards of your locality, city, town, county, state, province, country or other community to which you belong, and/or from which you access these linked sites e.g YouTube or Vimeo
18.3 Permission must be granted by Us for any type of link to the Services. To seek our permission, you may write to Us at admin@Teacheroo.io . We reserve the right, however, to deny permission to link to the Services or rescind any permission previously granted by Us to link through any type of link, and to require termination of any such link to the Services, at our discretion at any time.
19. YOUR PASSWORD AND ACCOUNT
19.1 If you choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential. You must not disclose it to any third party. We have the right to disable any user identification code or password, whether chosen by you or allocated by Us, at any time, if in our reasonable opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these Terms.
19.2 If you know or suspect that anyone other than you knows your user identification code or password, you must promptly notify us email@example.com
20. DEALINGS WITH ADVERTISERS & SPONSORS
Your correspondence or business dealings with, or participation in promotions of, advertisers found on or through the Services, including payment and delivery of related goods or services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such advertiser. You agree that We shall not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings or as the result of the presence of such advertisers on the Services.
21. DATA PROCESSING
21.1. For the purposes of this clause the following defined terms shall have the following meanings:
21.1.1 “Data Protection Law” shall mean (a) the Data Protection Act 1998; or (b) the General Data Protection Regulation ((EU) 2016/679 (“GDPR”), read in conjunction with and subject to any applicable UK national legislation that provides for specifications or restrictions of the GDPR’s rules; or (c) from the date of implementation, any applicable legislation that supersedes or replaces the GDPR in the UK or which applies the operation of the GDPR as if the GDPR were part of UK national law, which may include the Data Protection Act 2018; and
21.1.2 “personal data”, “controller”, “processor”, “data subject”, and “processing” (and other parts of the verb “to process”) shall have the meaning set out in the Data Protection Law.
21.3 Each party shall comply at all times with Data Protection Law and shall not perform its obligations under these Terms in such a way as to cause the other to breach any of its applicable obligations under Data Protection Law.
21.4 In the context of these Terms, you will act as “processor” to Us who will be “controller” with respect to the personal data.
21.5 Where you process personal data shared by Us, with respect to such processing, you shall:
21.5.1 process the personal data only in accordance with these Terms and not otherwise make any use of the personal data for your own purposes;
21.5.2 only permit the personal data to be processed by persons who (i) are bound by enforceable obligations of confidentiality; (ii) who have entered into a third party data processing agreement with the third party and (iii) take steps to ensure such third parties only act on your instructions in relation to the processing;
21.5.3 protect the personal data against unauthorised or unlawful processing and against accidental loss, destruction, damage, alteration or disclosure;
21.5.4 remain entitled to appoint third party sub-processors. Where you appoint a third party sub-processor, you shall, with respect to data protection obligations:
(a) ensure that the third party is subject to, and contractually bound by, at least the same obligations as you;
(b) ensure you have entered into a third party data processing agreement with the sub-processor; and
(c) remain fully liable to Us for all acts and omissions of the third party,
and all sub-processors engaged by You as at the effective date of these Terms shall be deemed authorized;
21.5.5 in addition to the sub-processors engaged pursuant to paragraph 22.5.4, be entitled to engage additional or replacement sub-processors, subject to:
(a) the provisions of paragraph 22.5.4(a) to 22.5.4(c) being applied; and
(b) you notifying Us of the additional or replacement sub-processor,
and where We object to the additional or replacement sub-processor, the parties shall discuss the objection in good faith;
21.5.6 promptly alert and inform Us of any personal data breach suffered by You or by any third parties to which personal data has been transferred and provide all necessaryinformation, co-operation and assistance to enable Us to comply with Our obligations under Data Protection Law and to reduce the impact of the incident on Our business operations and reputation;
21.5.7 at Our cost and not more than once in any 12 month period, permit Us (subject to reasonable and appropriate confidentiality undertakings and notice to you), to inspect and audit Your data processing activities to enable Us to verify and/or procure that You are complying with your obligations under this clause 22;
21.5.8 on Our reasonable request and at Our cost, assist Us to respond to requests from data subjects who are exercising their rights under the Data Protection Law;
21.5.9 on Our reasonable request and at Our cost, assist Us to comply with Our obligations under the Data Protection Law in relation to (a) notifying a supervisory authority that We have suffered a personal data breach; (b) communicating a personal data breach to an affected individual; (c) carrying out an impact assessment; and (d) where required under an impact assessment, engaging in prior consultation with a supervisory authority; and
21.5.10 unless applicable law requires otherwise, upon termination of these Terms at Our option, and unless you have a valid and lawful basis under the Data Protection Law for continuing to hold and process personal data provided by Us, (a) delete all such personal data permanently, safely and securely and provide Us with a certificate of destruction; and/or (b) return to Us all such personal data and any other information provided by Us to You; and (c) cease to process the personal data.
21.5.11 notify us promptly within 24 hours in the event that there has been or may have been a personal data breach so that We can assess the impact of that breach and whether this needs to be notified to the Information Commissioners Office within 72 hours of the breach occurring.
21.5.12 you shall indemnify and hold Us harmless on demand for any loss, damage, liabilities, penalties, expenses or fines incurred (whether foreseeable or unforeseeable or direct or indirect) as a result of you breaching your obligations under this clause 22 (Data Processing).
22.DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
22.1 To the extent permitted by law, we (Teacheroo and its affiliates, officers, directors, employees, representatives, successors and assigns) exclude all warranties, representations or other terms which may apply to our services and/or any content on Our Site including, but not limited to: (i) any warranties concerning the availability, accuracy, appropriateness, reliability, timeliness, usefulness, or otherwise of the content of the services; and (ii) any warranties of title, non-infringement, merchantability, security, or fitness for a particular purpose.
22.2 Subject to clause 23.3, this disclaimer of liability applies to any damages or loss caused to you by us or the services, including without limitation as a result of (1) any error, ommission, deletion or defect in the content, or (2) any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, communication line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, alteration of, or use of record, whether for breach of contract, tort, negligence, defamation or under any other cause of action.
22.3 We do not warrant or guarantee (1) that any portion of the services will be free of infection by viruses, worms, trojan horses or anything else manifesting contaminating or destructive properties; or that access to the services will be uninterrupted or error-free.
22.4 We do not warrant or make any representations regarding the use or the results of the use of the services or the content on the services. You (rather than us or any of Our agents) assume the entire cost of all necessary servicing, repair or correction.
23. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
23.1 Subject to the clauses 24.2 to 24.4 below, in no event will Teacheroo, its sponsors, advertisers, affiliates, officers, directors, employees, representatives, successors and assigns, be liable to any party (i) for any indirect, special, punitive, incidental or consequential damages or any other damages arising in any way out of the availability, use, reliance on, or inability to use the services, even if Teacheroo or its agents shall have been advised of the possibility of such damages, and regardless of the form of action, whether in contract, tort, or otherwise; or (ii) for any claim attributable to errors, omissions, or other inaccuracies in, or destructive properties of the services.
23.2 Notwithstanding anything to the contrary herein, to the fullest extent allowed by law, you agree to waive and discharge all claims, release Teacheroo from all liability and indemnify and hold harmless Teacheroo, its subsidiaries, affiliates, parent company, officers, agents, and other partners and employees, from any and all liability on account of, or in any way resulting from loss and damages in any way connected with any events or activities. You agree and understand and intend that this assumption of risk and release is binding upon you and your heirs, executors, agents, administrators and assigns, and includes any minors accompanying the user at the events.
23.4 Different limitations and exclusions of liability may apply to liability arising as a result of the supply of any services by us to you, which would be set out in our contracts to supply specific services.
24. APPLICABLE LAWS / JURISDICTION
24.1 You agree to comply with all local rules and laws regarding online conduct and acceptable Content. Specifically, you agree to comply with all applicable laws regarding the transmission of technical data.
24.2 If you are a consumer, please note that these Terms, its subject matter and its formation, are governed by English law. You and We both agree that the courts of England and Wales will have non-exclusive jurisdiction. However, if you are a resident of Northern Ireland you may also bring proceedings in Northern Ireland, and if you are resident of Scotland, you may also bring proceedings in Scotland.
24.3 If you are a business, these Terms, its subject matter and its formation (and any non-contractual disputes or claims) are governed by English law. We both agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.
25.1 If any part of these Terms is held invalid or unenforceable, that portion shall be construed in a manner consistent with applicable law to reflect, as nearly as possible, the original intentions of the parties, and the remaining portions shall remain in full force and effect.
25.2 Nothing in these Terms shall be deemed to create any rights for any third party beneficiary.
25.3 You shall not transfer, assign, sublicense nor pledge in any manner whatsoever, any of your rights or obligations under these Terms. Teacheroo may transfer, assign sublicense or pledge in any manner whatsoever, any of its rights and obligations under these Terms to a subsidiary, affiliate, or successor thereof or to any third party whatsoever, without notifying you or receiving your consent.
25.4 If you have any questions about this policy or our site in general, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.