Usage Policy

Who are we?

We (“This Is Language Ltd”, “TIL” and/or “us” or “we”) ) are an EdTech company who provide online services (the “Services”) to schools and other educational establishments (“School” or “you”) to help them teach Modern World Languages. We are a company registered in England and Wales whose registered office is at 41 Cornmarket Street, Oxford, England, OX1 3HA United Kingdom with company number 07792177.

What are our legal documents?

Terms and Conditions – For all of our School clients. These contain the legal terms and conditions on which we provide our Services to the Schools.

Data Protection Statement – For all of our School clients based in the EEA. It explains how we process the Personal Data that you hold within the School that you share with us.

Usage Policy – For all users of our Services and visitors to our website. It explains what standards we expect of you when you use our website, such as the copyright to our videos.

Privacy Policy – For everyone who visits our site. It explains how we control and protect your Personal Data.

You are currently reading our Usage Policy.

Who should read this Usage Policy?

This Usage Policy should be read by everyone who uses our site (both clients and prospective clients). It explains what standards we expect of you when you use our website, such as the copyright to our videos.

Usage Policy

1. Terms of Use

This page (together with the documents referred to on it) tells you the terms of use (the “Usage Policy”) on which you may make use of TIL (our Website), whether as a guest or a registered user. Please read these terms of use carefully before you start to use our Website. By using our Website, 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 Website.

2. Our commitment

We are committed to protecting the safety and security of our users and are sensitive to concerns about the safety of personal information provided to us. We will not sell or disclose information you provide to us to any third party (other than as required by law) without your specific prior approval. Please read our Privacy Policy and Data Protection Statement carefully in order to understand how any personal information collected by us is used.

3. Information about us

The Website is owned and operated by This Is Language Ltd, a company registered in England and Wales whose registered office is at 41 Cornmarket Street, Oxford, England, OX1 3HA United Kingdom with company number 07792177.

4. Using our Website

Access to our Website is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide on our site without notice (see below). We will not be liable if for any reason our Website is unavailable at any time or for any period.

From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of our Website, or the entire Website, to users who have registered with us.

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.

You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our Website. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our Website through your internet connection are aware of these terms, and that they comply with them.

5. Intellectual property rights

We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our Website, and in the material published on it, unless otherwise stated on our site. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.

You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our Website for your personal reference and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to material posted on our site. You may not otherwise download any video or audio sequences from the Website.

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.

In the case of downloadable worksheets you are free to edit them for your own internal use but all material that you create from the downloadable worksheets should be marked as having been derived from material that is our copyright. Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of material on our site must always be acknowledged.

You must not use any part of the materials on our site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.

If you print off, copy or download any part of our site in breach of these terms of use, your right to use our Website will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

6. Reliance on information posted

Commentary and other materials posted on our Website are not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed. We therefore disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by any visitor to our Website, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.

7. Our site changes regularly

We aim to update our site regularly, and may change the content at any time. If the need arises, we may suspend access to our Website, or close it indefinitely. Any of the material on our Website may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.

8. Our liability

Whilst we use reasonable endeavours to operate this site 24 hours a day 7 days a week, subject to routine maintenance, website updates and circumstances outside of our control, we shall not be liable if for any reason this site is unavailable at any time or for any period. Access to our Website may be suspended temporarily or permanently and without notice.

Whilst we endeavour to ensure that the material on our Website are a valuable educational aid bringing real benefits to students, no warranty, express or implied, is given as to the effectiveness of such material as an educational or revision aid, and we do not accept any liability for any errors, omissions or unsatisfactory examination results.

The material displayed on our site is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy. To the extent permitted by law, we and third parties connected to us hereby expressly exclude all conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute or common law. This does not affect our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, nor our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation nor any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

9. Information about you and your visits to our site

We are registered to process personal data under the Data Protection Act 1998 and will comply with all obligations contained in that legislation. Our Privacy Policy and Data Protection Statement set out on this site explains how personal information relating to users of the Website will be treated and may be processed by us, as they make use of this site. Changes to the Privacy Policy and Data Protection Statement from time to time will be posted on this site.

By using our Website, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.

10. Supply of Services

Contracts for the supply of our Services to Schools are governed by our Terms and Conditions.

Uploading material or resources to our site

Any material or resources you upload to our Website will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary, and we have the right to use, copy, distribute and disclose to third parties any such material for any purpose save where that would conflict with our Privacy Policy and Data Protection Statement. We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any material posted or uploaded by you to our site constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy.

We will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any materials posted by you or any other user of our site.

12. Viruses, hacking and other offences

You must not misuse our Website 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 Website, the server on which our Website are stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site. You must not attack our Website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. You must not use software or scripts to modify or alter the appearance or behaviour of our Website.

By breaching this provision, 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 our site will cease immediately.

We 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 Website or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.

13. Linking to our site

You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.

You must not establish a link from any website that is not owned by you.

Our Website must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of our Website other than the home page. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

14. Links from our site

Where our Website contains links to other Websites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control over the contents of those Websites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

15. Jurisdiction and applicable law

The English courts will have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to our site although we retain the right to bring proceedings against you for breach of these conditions in your country of residence or any other relevant country.

These terms of use and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with them or their subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims) shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of England and Wales.

16. Variations

We may revise these terms of use at any time by amending this page. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we made, as they are binding on you. Some of the provisions contained in these terms of use may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on our site.

17. Your concerns

If you have any concerns about material which appears on our Website, please contact

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