TERMS AND CONDITIONS
WEBSITE TERMS AND CONDITIONS for www.uktutorsdirectory.co.uk
The following expressions are given the following meanings:
(a) “Website” means www.uktutorsdirectory.co.uk
(b) “Members” means Tutors, Agencies, and Students.
(c) “Tutor” means a person using the Website for the purpose of offering tuition services
(d) “Agency” means a company or more than one person using the Website for the purpose of offering tuition services
(e) “Student” means a person using the Website for the purpose of entering into a contractual relationship with a Tutor or Agency for tuition services.
(f) “UK Tutors Directory” referred to as ‘us’ or ‘we’.
In these Terms words importing the singular shall include the plural and vice versa, words importing the masculine shall include the feminine and neuter and vice versa, and words importing persons shall include corporate bodies, unincorporated associations and partnerships.
Please read the terms in full before you use this Website. If you do not accept these terms, please do not use this Website. Using the Website implies that you accept these terms. We do occasionally update these terms so please refer back to them in the future. Your continued use of the Website will be deemed acceptance of the updated or amended Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree to the changes, then do not access the Website.
2. AIM OF THE WEBSITE
The Website has been established to allow a Student to contact a Tutor or Agency and to allow a Member to view other Member’s profile.
We do not act as agents for Tutor or Agency, nor are we an agency. We provide a marketplace whereby Students can find and contact Tutors and Agencies.
UK Tutors Directory is not and cannot be responsible for the behaviour of Members. We do not pre-screen or monitor the material contributed by Members.
3. TUTOR SPECIFIC TERMS
3.1 A Tutor warrants that he is of at least eighteen years of age and has the necessary qualifications and/or experience to provide tuition in the subjects by the Tutor on the Website.
3.2 A Tutor is personally responsible for the information posted by him on the Website and shall indemnify us against all and any liability incurred as a result of any false, inaccurate, incomplete or misleading information provide about himself.
3.3 A Tutor is responsible for the prices quoted for his services on the Website and for collection of all fees due to a Tutor from a Student. UK Tutors Directory is not liable to the Tutor for any fees that have not paid and will not get involved in any disputes about fees between a Tutor and a Student.
3.4 A Tutor must not be in any way abusive about a Student or his nominee on the Website or any other place.
3.5 A Tutor is not an employee of UK Tutors Directory and accepts full responsibility for all Income Tax, National Insurance and other liabilities arising from use of the Website.
3.6 All information provided by a Tutor on the Website must be accurate and kept up-to-date. This includes all personal and professional information. Details entered by the Tutor on the Website will be publicly visible and may appear in search engine results.
3.7 Use of the Website is entirely at a Tutor’s own risk. A Tutor must exercise complete caution when using the Website and entering into any agreements to provide tutoring services to Students.
3.8. Tutors who contact Students who are under the age of 18 must ensure that the Student has consent from a parent or a guardian to provide tuition services to the Student.
3.9 A Tutor has where need undergone a CRB check and his name does not appear on either List99 or the PoCA list.
3.10 A Tutor is an individual offering private tuition services. As such not joint group, school or agency may register using this membership option.
4. STUDENT SPECIFIC TERMS
4.1 It is the sole responsibility of the Student to evaluate which Tutor or Agency is most suited to their individual need.
4.2 The Student’s behaviour will not be disruptive, offensive, abusive, unlawful, harassing, defamatory, threatening, harmful, obscene, sexually orientated, racially offensive or otherwise objectionable in any respect
4.3 A Student is not less than eighteen years of age. Students of less than eighteen years of age can only participate with the express consent of a parent/guardian. It is the responsibility of that parent/guardian to the credentials of the Tutor or Agency. UK Tutors Directory is not responsible for any disputes regarding parental consent or any problems that a Student or a parent/guardian has experience with a Tutor or Agency.
4.4 A Student or where relevant their parent/guardian, is responsible for verifying the credentials, references, CRB checks and qualifications of any Tutor or Agency with whom he enters into or proposed to enter an agreement for private tuition services. The Website does not offer any guarantee that any information provided on the Website is accurate and correct.
4.5 A Student’s (or where relevant their parent/guardian’s) contract for tuition services is with the Tutor or Agency. The Website is a party to such agreement and is not responsible for the performance of any obligations agreed or impliedly agreed through actions between the Student and Tutor or Agency.
4.6 A Student cannot act as an agent to promote their services or opportunities of a company.
4.7 A Student must not be in any way abusive about a Tutor or Agency on the Website or any other place.
5. AGENCY SPECIFIC TERMS
5.1 An Agency is personally responsible for the information posted by him on the Website and shall indemnify us against all and any liability incurred as a result of any false, inaccurate, incomplete or misleading information provide about himself.
5.2 An Agency is responsible for the prices quoted for his services on the Website and for collection of all fees due to a Tutor from a Student. UK Tutors Directory is not liable to the Agency for any fees that have not paid and will not get involved in any disputes about fees between a Agency and a Student.
5.3 An Agency must not be in any way abusive about a Student or his nominee on the Website or any other place.
5.4 An Agency is not an employee of UK Tutors Directory and accepts full responsibility for all Income Tax, National Insurance and other liabilities arising from use of the Website.
5.5 All information provided by an Agency on the Website must be accurate and kept up-to-date. This includes all personal and professional information. Details entered by the Agency on the Website will be publicly visible and may appear in search engine results.
5.6 Use of the Website is entirely at an Agency’s own risk. An Agency must exercise complete caution when using the Website and entering into any agreements to provide tuition services to Students.
5.7 An Agency who contact Students who are under the age of 18 must ensure that the Student has consent from a parent or a guardian to provide tuition services to the Student.
5.8 An Agency has where need undergone a CRB check and his name does not appear on either List99 or the PoCA list.
5.9 An Agency is an organisation with at least two members offering private tuition services. As such a joint group, school or agency may register using this membership option.
6. MEMBER SPECIFIC TERMS
6.1 Members must not use the Website for illegal, unlawful or prohibited purposes. This includes sending or posting junk e-mail or spam, publishing misleading, defamatory, indecent, obscene or advertising material or send viruses or worms.
6.2 Members must not impersonate any other person or entity or use a false name or a name that they have no authority to use.
6.3 Members must only post material for which they own the copyright or intellectual property to it.
6.5 Users must register with a valid personal email address that they access regularly so that moderation emails can be sent to them.
6.6 If we deem that a Member has registered with incorrect details, we reserve the right to remove their access to the Website. No refunds will be given should such action need to be taken.
6.7 We reserve the right to suspend or terminate a Member’s access to the Website, or parts of it. We reserve the right to remove or require the Member to remove, material posted on the Website. UK Tutors Directory does not generally monitor information received from Members and is reliant on upon Members to notify us of anything that appears to be in breach of these Terms and Conditions. Any person whose has been suspended or terminated must not r-register for or re-access the Website without prior consent from UK Tutors Directory. Members shall not be entitled ot any reimbursement of any fees or expenses incurred as a result of such restrictions or for any inconvenience caused.
6.8 The open-access nature of the Website means that UK Tutors Directory cannot prevent determined people whose Membership has been suspended or terminated from re-accessing or re-registering as Members, in breach of their obligation under these Terms and Conditions.
7.1 The cost of the relevant membership plans are set out on the Website are inclusive of any applicable VAT.
7.2 All membership fees are strictly non-refundable.
7.3 The Member is responsible to cancel any subscription payments and cannot hold UK Tutors Directory responsible for any payments taken on a subscription plan.
8.1 The distance data supplied on the Website is calculated using the latitude and longitude of the postcode and assume a straight line distance between postcodes. On occasions we only use part of the postcode, so UK Tutors Directory cannot guarantee that the data supplied on distance between postcodes is accurate.
8.2 UK Tutors Directory may use data for statistical analysis and provide this to interested third parties.
9. SITE ACCESS
9.1 You will be able to access the majority of this Website without having to register any details with us. However, particular areas of this Website will only be accessible only if you have registered.
10. USE OF WEBSITE
10.1 You are permitted to use our website for your own purposes and to print and download material from this Website provided that you do not modify any content without our consent. Material on this website must not be republished online or offline without our permission.
10.2 The copyright and other intellectual property rights in all material on this Website are owned by us or our licensors and must not be reproduced without our prior consent.
10.3 Subject to paragraph 2.1, no part of this Website may be reproduced without our prior written permission.
11. SITE UPTIME
11.1 We take all reasonable steps to ensure that this Website is available 24 hours every day, 365 days per year. However, websites do sometimes encounter downtime due to server and, other technical issues. Therefore we will not be liable if this website is unavailable at any time.
11.2 This Website may be temporarily unavailable due to issues such as system failure, maintenance or repair or for reasons beyond our control. Where possible we will try to give our visitors advance warning of maintenance issues but shall not be obliged to do so.
12. VISITOR CONDUCT
12.2 When using this website you shall not post or send to or from this Website any material:
(a) for which you have not obtained all necessary consents;
(b) that is discriminatory, obscene, pornographic, defamatory, liable to incite racial hatred, in breach of confidentiality or privacy, which may cause annoyance or inconvenience to others, which encourages or constitutes conduct that would be deemed a criminal offence, give rise to a civil liability, or otherwise is contrary to the law in the United Kingdom;
(c) which is harmful in nature including, and without limitation, computer viruses, Trojan horses, corrupted data, or other potentially harmful software or data.
12.3 We will fully co-operate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requiring us to disclose the identity or other details of any person posting material to this website in breach of Paragraph 4.2.
12.4 We will take precautions it considers appropriate to keep the details of Members secure but will not be liable for unauthorised access to the information provided by a Member.
13. LINKS TO AND FROM OTHER WEBSITES
13.1 Any links to third party websites located on this Website are provided for your convenience only. We have not reviewed each third party website and have no responsibility for such third party websites or their content. We do not endorse the third party websites or make representations about them or any material contained in them. If you choose to access a third party website linked to from this Website, it is at your own risk.
13.2 If you would like to link to this Website, you may only do so on the basis that you link to, but do not replicate, any page on this Website, and subject to the following conditions:
(a) you do not in any way imply that we are endorsing any services or products unless this has been specifically agreed with us;
(b) you do not misrepresent your relationship with us or present any false information about us;
(c) you do not link from a website that is not owned by you; and
(d) your website does not contain content that is offensive, controversial, infringes any intellectual property rights or other rights of any other person or does not comply in any way with the law in the United Kingdom.
13.3 If you choose to link to our website in breach of Paragraph 5.2 you shall fully indemnify us for any loss or damage suffered as a result of your actions.
14.1 We take all reasonable steps to ensure that the information on this Website is correct. However, we do not guarantee the correctness or completeness of material on this Website. We may make changes to the material on this Website at any time and without notice. The material on this Website may be out of date, or on rare occasions incorrect and we make no commitment to ensure that such material is correct or up to date.
14.2 The material at this Website is provided without any conditions or warranties of any kind. To the maximum extent permitted by law, we provide access and use of this website on the basis that we exclude all representations, warranties and conditions which but for these Terms may have effect in relation to this Website.
15. EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY
15.1 Neither we nor any other party (whether or not involved in producing, maintaining or delivering this Website), shall be liability or responsible for any kind of loss or damage that may result to you or a third party as a result of your or their use of our website. This exclusion shall include servicing or repair costs and, without limitation, any other direct, indirect or consequential loss, and whether in tort or contract or otherwise in connection with this Website.
15.2 Nothing in these Terms shall exclude or limit liability for (i) death or personal injury caused by negligence (as defined by the Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977); (ii) fraud; (iii) misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter; or (iv) any liability which cannot be excluded or limited under the law of the United Kingdom.
16. GOVERNING JURISDICTION
This Legal Notice shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law. Any dispute(s) arising in connection with this Legal Notice are subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of England and Wales.
If any provision or term of these Terms and Conditions shall become or declared illegal, invalid or unenforceable for any reason whatsoever, such term or provision shall be divisible from them and shall be deemed to be deleted from them.
17. OUR DETAILS
Our business’s name is: UK Tutors Directory
Our business address is: www.uktutorsdirectory.co.uk
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