Terms and Conditions

Intellectual property rights (including copyright)

Smart Education rights protect this Websites and all of the materials contained on or within them. Materials and content include, but are not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance, graphics and documents on the Websites or in our courses or learning materials, as well as all other content on the Websites such as (but not limited to) articles and other text, and other content of courses such as slides. All copyright, trademarks, design rights, patents and other intellectual property rights (registered and unregistered) subsisting in the design of, or materials on or within the Websites is either owned by us, licensed to us or we are entitled to use it. All such rights are reserved.

 

Viruses

Please ensure that you regularly check for and protect against viruses when using the Websites or Social Media Channels on any hardware device. We do not guarantee that our Websites and Social Media Channels will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.

You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes, and platform in order to access our Websites and/or Social Media Channels. You should use your own virus protection software.

You must not misuse our Websites and Social Media Channels 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 our Websites and Social Media Channels, the server on which our Websites and Social Media Channels are stored or any server, computer or database connected to our Websites and Social Media Channels. You must not attack the Websites via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of-service attack. By breaching this provision, you may 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 our Websites and Social Media Channels will cease immediately.

 

Liability

We do not guarantee that use of the Websites or the Social Media Channels will be compatible with the hardware and software which you use, or that access to the Websites and/or the Social Media Channels will be uninterrupted or error or virus-free or that any defects on the Websites or any Social Media Channels will be fixed by us (unless we are obliged by law to fix them, for example, we would fix security defects within our control in line with our obligation under the Data Protection Act 1998 to keep personal data secure).

You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our Websites and Social Media Channels. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our Websites and Social Media Channels through your internet connection are aware of the Terms and other applicable terms and conditions, and you are responsible for ensuring that such persons comply with the Terms.

We make no statement about the suitability of the content, information, products and services which are made available via the Websites or any other Social Media Channels. Accordingly, all warranties and terms and conditions implied by statute or otherwise are excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law (please see directly below for more details). For example, we make no warranty that the Websites are free from computer viruses or any other malicious or impairing computer program.

 

We exclude all liability to the fullest extent permitted by law (please see directly below for more details) for damages and direct, indirect or consequential loss (including but not limited to pure economic loss, loss of business, loss of revenue or profits, business interruption, depletion of goodwill and like loss) incurred by you or any other person, whether that liability is in contract, tort or otherwise, and which arises out of or in connection with:

  • Your use of or inability to use the Websites or any other Social Media Channels; or
  • Your reliance on the content of the Websites or any other Social Media Channels.

We do not exclude or limit our liability (if any) to you for:

  • any breach of obligations arising under section 12 of the Sale of Goods Act 1979 or section 2 of the Supply of Goods and Services Act 1982;
  • personal injury or death resulting from negligence;
  • any matter for which it would be illegal for us to exclude or to attempt to exclude liability; or

fraud.

The internet is not a secure means of communication and Smart Education cannot guarantee the security of our Websites and Social Media Channels. Emails may be intercepted by other people or organisations. You should not send any communication to us through the Websites or any Social Media Channels or by email, postage or other hard copy delivery services, in particular, which contains personal data (including sensitive personal data) and/or confidential information about you or any other person, unless you accept that any such communication is sent at your own risk and on the understanding that we are not liable for any loss that you might suffer as a result (except for losses which cannot be excluded or limited at law, as referred to directly above). Different limitations and exclusions of liability will apply to liability arising as a result of the supply of any goods or services to you, which will be set out in the separate Terms and Conditions made available to you.

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