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General Terms of Website Use

Last updated: 21st December 2015

These terms of use (together with the documents referred to on it) set out the terms of use on which you may make use of our website www.teachinherts.com (our site), whether as a guest or a registered user. Please read these terms of use carefully before you start to use the site.

Advertising services taken by schools, Academies, free schools, and other educational establishments (together “Educational Settings”) are governed by additional terms of service, which are set out in Additional Terms for Educational Settings.  For advertising services, the General Terms of Website Use and Additional Terms for Educational Settings must be read together.

For Educational Settings, or persons representing Educational Settings, the General Terms of Website Use and Additional Terms for Educational Settings apply in all instances.   

By using our site, you indicate that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to abide by them.

If you do not agree to these terms of use, please refrain from using our site.

www.teachinherts.com is a site operated by Herts for Learning Ltd (HfL).

1. Intellectual property rights

1.1 Unless indicated otherwise, we are the owner or licensee of all intellectual property rights in this website and in the materials published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.

1.2 All brand names, product names and/or service names used in this website are trademarks, trade names, service marks or copyrights of Herts for Learning. Any use of any such brand name, product name and/or service name without the express, prior, written consent of Herts for Learning may constitute an infringement of those rights and Herts for Learning gives no permission for the use of any such item in any way whatsoever.


2. Limited permission to copy or download

2.1 You are permitted to print or download extracts from this website for your own personal, non-commercial use. Herts for Learning's status, and that of any identified contributors as the author of any materials on the website, must always be acknowledged.

2.2 Any copies of these pages saved to disk or to any other storage medium may only be used for subsequent viewing purposes or to print extracts for your own personal, non- commercial use. You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.

2.3 No part of this website may be reproduced or transmitted to or stored in any other website without the prior permission of Herts for Learning or the relevant Educational Setting.

2.4 Except to the limited extent set out above, you are not permitted to copy, broadcast, download, store (in any medium), transmit, show or play in public, adapt or change in any way the content of this website for any other purpose whatsoever without Herts for Learning's express, prior, written permission.

3. Links to other websites

www.hertsforlearning.co.uk may provide access via hypertext or other links to resources in other websites. These links shall be for browsing only and in so doing Herts for Learning does not endorse any linked entities nor authorise any act which may be in breach of copyright or any other third party rights which are protected in law or by international treaties world-wide. Herts for Learning does not accept any responsibility or liability for privacy practices or the content on any third party website.

4. Links to www.teachinherts.com

4.1. Users should not set up links from their own websites to any part of the Teach in Herts website (whether by hypertext linking, deep-linking, framing, tagging or otherwise) without the prior written consent of Herts for Learning. Any request for consent to link to the www.teachinherts.com website should be sent by email to support@teachinherts.com. Herts for Learning may, at its absolute discretion, and without providing a reason, grant or withhold such consent.

4.2 Herts for Learning reserves the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

4.3 You should not assume that because you reached our website via a link from a third party site that Herts for Learning has given its consent to such a link.

5. Information and limitation of our liability

5.1 The contents of this website provided by Herts for Learning are only for general information or use.  All your dealings with Educational Settings, including but not limited to employment advertisements on the website and the submission of employment applications by you, are solely between you and such Educational Setting.

5.2 Herts for Learning uses reasonable care to make sure that information which it provides for the website is accurate and up to date. However, errors and omissions do occur and you should independently verify the accuracy of the information yourself before placing any reliance upon it.

5.3 The material displayed on the site is provided without any guarantees, representations, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy, completeness or being up-to-date.

5.4 Nothing in these terms of use excludes or limits our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, or our fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, or any other liability that cannot be excluded or limited by English law.

5.4 To the extent permitted by law, we exclude all conditions, warranties, representations or other terms which may apply to our site or any content on it, whether express or implied.

5.5 We will not be liable to any user for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with:

  1. use of, or inability to use, our site; or
  2. use of or reliance on any content displayed on our site.

5.6 If you are a consumer user, please note that we only provide our site for domestic and private use. You agree not to use our site for any commercial or business purposes, and we have no liability to you for any loss of profit or loss of opportunity.

5.7 We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a virus, distributed denial-of-service attack, or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our site or to your downloading of any content on it, or on any website linked to it.

5.8 We assume no responsibility for the content of websites linked on our site. Such links should not be interpreted as endorsement by us of those linked websites. We will not be liable for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

 6. Virus protection

6.1 Herts for Learning makes no warranty that the contents of this website or any other website which may be visited from www.teachinherts.com are free from infection by bugs or viruses or anything else that has contaminating or destructive properties and users are advised to take all appropriate steps (including the use of up-to-date anti-virus software) to minimise the impact of any such viruses or similar items.

6.2 You must not misuse the site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to the site, the server on which the site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to the site. You must not attack the site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack.

6.3 By breaching clause 6.2, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use the site will cease immediately.

6.4  Herts for Learning will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our site or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.

7. Changes to access or content of the web site

7.1 Herts for Learning may alter without notice the arrangements for access to this website or change the content, presentation and/or facilities of this website.  Please also note that any of the content on our site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update it.

7.2 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, and 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 opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these terms of use.

8. Access to the website

Herts for Learning does not guarantee uninterrupted and/or reliable access to this website and Herts for Learning makes no guarantees whatsoever as to its operation, availability, functionality or otherwise. Further, Herts for Learning expressly reserves the right (without giving notice) to discontinue access to this website at any time and for any reason. Herts for Learning shall have no liability to in the event that this website is unavailable at any time and whether such non-availability is temporary or permanent.

9. www.teachinherts.com registration

Herts for Learning expressly reserves the right to terminate registration to the hertsforlearning.co.uk website (either completely or for individuals) at any time and for any reason and Herts for Learning shall have no liability whatsoever for restricting or removing such access.

10. Rights of third parties

Unless the right of enforcement is expressly provided it is not intended that a third party should have the right to pursue any right under this Contract pursuant to this Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999.

11. Invalidity of terms

If any provision of these terms shall be unlawful, void or unenforceable for any reason then that provision shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions.

12. Changes to these terms

Herts for Learning may add to or change these terms. It is your responsibility as a user to refer to these terms on accessing this website. Changes will be effective immediately after posting to this website and you will be deemed to have accepted any change if you continue to access this website after that time.  We will indicate at the top of this page the date of such changes to these terms.

13. Law

13.1 These terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. Any dispute arising under these terms shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

13.2 Notwithstanding the provisions of clause 15.1 (above), should this website be accessed by anyone outside of England and Wales, it shall be that person's responsibility to ensure compliance with any locals laws to the extent that they do or may apply.

14. Herts for Learning Company Details

Company’s registration name: Herts for Learning Limited
Registered in England and Wales company number 8419581

Herts for Learning
Robertson House
Six Hills Way
Stevenage
Hertfordshire
SG1 2FQ
United Kingdom
Tel: 01438 845111
Email: info@hertsforlearning.co.uk

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