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Terms Of Use

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS SITE

TERMS OF USE

These terms (together with the webpages and documents referred to in it) set out the rules for using our website www.s4snextgen.org (our site). Please read these terms carefully before you start to use our site.

WHO WE ARE AND HOW TO CONTACT US

www.s4snextgen.org is a site operated by Speakers for Schools (We). We are a registered charity under charity number 1150411 and have our registered office at 40 Berkley Square, London, W1J 5AL.

BY USING OUR SITE YOU ACCEPT THESE TERMS

By using our site you confirm that you accept these terms and that you agree to comply with them.

If you do not agree to these terms you must not use our site.

These terms refer to our Privacy Policy, which describes how and why we process any personal information we collect from you or that you provide to us. By using our site, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all information provided by you is accurate.

INDIVIDUAL AGREEMENTS

From time to time, we may enter into a separate agreement with you, such as a user agreement. In the event of any inconsistency between the terms of that agreement and these terms, the terms of that separate agreement shall apply.

CHANGES TO OUR SITE, SERVICES AND TERMS

We may amend or update our site, the services we provide and these terms from time to time. Please check this page from time to time to ensure you understand the terms that apply at that time.

CONTENT

We may also change the content of our site at any time. Please note that any of the content on our site may be out of date at any given time and we are not obliged to update it.

We do not guarantee that our site, or any content on it, will be free from errors or omissions. Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our site we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our site is accurate, complete or up to date.

ACCESSING OUR SITE

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

From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of our site for users who have registered with us.

If you choose, or are provided with, a username or user identification code, password or any other information as part of our security procedures, you must treat that information as confidential and you must not disclose it to any third party. We have the right to disable any username or 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 these terms.

If you know or suspect that anyone other than you knows your user identification code or password, you must promptly notify us at info@s4snextgen.co.uk.

You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our site. You are also responsible for ensuring that anyone who accesses our site through your Internet connection is aware of these terms and that they comply with them.

OUR SERVICES

Our site connects state school students and staff with employers to help students access work experience and related employer opportunities that aid in learning, training and advice. Students can submit their profile and search for work experience opportunities. Schools can submit information about students and suggest appropriate employer engagement opportunities. Employers can advertise work experience and related approved opportunities and connect with students and schools.

Our site also enables students and schools to share feedback on work experience and we encourage and the sharing of best practice for students, teachers and employers.

The services are only available once you complete the registration section of our site, including confirmation that you have accepted these terms, and create an account.

You acknowledge that any employers, schools, students and/or other participants you engage with will deal with you directly and any arrangements will be formed between you and them without us being a party. We are not responsible for your use of, or any liability arising out of your use of, the services save to the extent required by law.

REGISTERING AN ACCOUNT

To register an account you must submit certain information and any details you provide must be about you and accurate.

You acknowledge and agree that you are solely responsible for the form, content and accuracy of any material placed by you on our site.

You understand and acknowledge that you have no ownership rights in your account and that if you cancel your account or your account is terminated, all your account information will be deleted and removed from our site. We may continue to have access to your information for a period of time due to possible delays in implementing information deletion. In addition employers may keep saved copies of the information you have submitted.

We reserve the right to delete your account and all your information after a period of inactivity of six months.

INFORMATION ABOUT YOU AND YOUR VISITS TO OUR SITE

We process information about you in accordance with our Privacy Policy, which is available here. By using our site you consent to such processing and you warrant that all information provided by you is accurate.

VIRUSES, HACKING AND OTHER OFFENCES

You must not misuse our 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 our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site. You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our site will cease immediately.

We may co-operate with law enforcement authorities in relation to any such misuse, including by disclosing your identity to them.

LINKING TO OUR SITE

You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is in our opinion fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it. 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. We request that any third party organisations notify us before linking and promoting our site.

We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. The websites from which you are linking must comply in all respects with the representations and warranties below relating to User Content (as if that websites and its contents were User Content).

You must not establish a link from any website that is not owned by you. Our site must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of our site other than the home page.

If you wish to make any use of material on our site other than as set out above, please contact info@speakers4schools.co.uk.

LINKS FROM OUR SITE

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

USER CONTENT

Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload content to our site, or to make contact with other users of our site, you must only use our site for lawful purposes. You must not use our site:

  • In any way that breaches any applicable local, national or international law or regulation
  • In any way that is unlawful or fraudulent or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect
  • For the purpose of harming or attempting to harm minors in any way
  • To send, knowingly receive, upload, download, use or re-use any material which does not comply with our content standards
  • To transmit, or procure the sending of, any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation (spam)
  • To knowingly transmit any data, send or upload any material that contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time-bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or any other harmful programs or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware

You also agree not to:

  • Reproduce, duplicate, copy or re-sell any part of our site in contravention of these terms
  • Access without authority, interfere with, damage or disrupt:
    • any part of our site
    • any equipment or network on which our site is stored
    • any software used in the provision of our site
    • any equipment or network or software owned or used by any third party

The following standards apply to any and all material which you contribute to our site, referred to as either "contributions" or "User Content", and to any interactive services associated with it. You must comply with the spirit and the letter of the following standards. The standards apply to each part of any contribution as well as to its whole.

Contributions must:

  • Be accurate (where they state facts)
  • Be genuinely held (where they state opinions)
  • Comply with applicable law in the UK and in any country from which they are posted

Contributions must not:

  • Contain any material which is defamatory of any person
  • Contain any material which is obscene, offensive, hateful or inflammatory
  • Promote sexually explicit material
  • Promote violence
  • Promote discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age
  • Infringe any copyright, database right or trade mark of any other person
  • Be likely to deceive any person
  • Be made in breach of any legal duty owed to a third party, such as a contractual duty or a duty of confidence
  • Promote any illegal activity
  • Be threatening, abuse or invade another’s privacy, or cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety
  • Be likely to harass, upset, embarrass, alarm or annoy any other person
  • Be used to impersonate any person, or to misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person
  • Give the impression that they emanate from us, if this is not the case
  • Advocate, promote or assist any unlawful act such as (by way of example only) copyright infringement or computer misuse
    • all representations, warranties and other terms that might otherwise be implied
    • any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by you in connection with our site or in connection with the use, inability to use or results of the use of our site, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it, including any liability for loss of income or revenue, loss of business, loss of profits or contracts, loss of anticipated savings, loss of data, loss of goodwill, wasted management or office time, and for any other loss or damage of any kind, however arising and whether caused by tort (including negligence and negligent misrepresentation), breach of contract or otherwise

You warrant that any such contributions comply with standards listed above and you will be liable to us and indemnify us for any breach of that warranty. This means you will be responsible for any loss or damage we suffer as a result of your breach of warranty.

Any content you upload to our site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. You retain all of your ownership rights in your content but you are required to grant us a limited licence to use, store and copy that content and to distribute and make it available to third parties. The rights you licence to us are described below (Licence of User Content).

We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any content 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 content posted by you or any other user of our site.

We have the right to remove any posting you make on our site if, in our opinion, your post does not comply with the content standards.

The views expressed by other users on our site do not represent our views or values.

LICENCE OF USER CONTENT

Subject to our obligations under applicable data protection laws, you grant to us a non-exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable, sub-licensable licence to use User Content.

The licence granted under these terms includes the right for us (and our sub-licensees) to modify, reproduce, distribute, publicly perform, communicate, make available and display User Content (including by reproducing and distributing User Content (including as modified) in marketing and promotional media relating to us and/or our site). We are under no obligation to use User Content.

As between you and us, you irrevocably waive all moral rights (including under the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988) in relation to User Content. These terms do not affect your ownership of any copyright (other than moral rights) in User Content.

OUR INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS

Unless otherwise stated on our site (including in these terms), we are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights (including trademarks, copyright, database rights, design rights, confidentiality rights and all other rights having equivalent or similar effect) in our site (including the material published on it). All such rights are reserved.

You acknowledge and agree that "S4SNextGen" and the "S4SNextGen" logo on our site are our exclusive property and that you shall not make use of them without prior written consent from us. You shall not acquire, nor claim, any right, title or interest in or to any of them (or the goodwill attaching to them). All goodwill arising from the use of them shall at all times accrue to us.

Except to the extent that you are obliged by a court order or regulatory body to disclose it, you shall keep confidential all confidential information belonging to us that we may disclose to you.

Please contact us if you would like to refer to our site or any material on it. 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.

OUR LIABILITY

The material on our site is not intended to be advice and you should not rely on it. The material and our site are provided without any guarantees, representations or warranties as to their accuracy or freedom from harmful material. To the extent permitted by law, we hereby expressly exclude:

This does not affect our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, nor our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation.

INDEMNITY

You will indemnify us against each and any loss, liability and cost (including reasonable legal expenses) that we may suffer or incur as a result of or in connection with any claim against us that results (in whole or in part) from a breach by you of your obligations under these terms.

WHICH COUNTRY'S LAWS APPLY TO THESE TERMS AND ANY DISPUTES?

These terms, their subject matter and their formation (and any non-contractual disputes of claims arising out of or in connection with these terms) are governed by English law.

You and we both agree that the English courts will have exclusive jurisdiction in relation to all disputes arising out of or in connection with these terms including claims for set-off and counterclaims and disputes arising out of or in connection with: (i) the creation, validity, effect, interpretation, performance or non-performance of, or the legal relationships established by, these terms; and (ii) any non-contractual obligations arising out of or in connection with these terms.

YOUR QUESTIONS

If you have any questions or concerns about our site, please contact us at info@s4snextgen.org.

We are committed to ensuring that our site is accessible to the widest possible range of people. If you have any questions or suggestions regarding the accessibility of our site, or if you have difficulty using any part of it, please contact us.