Terms of Use

Binding Agreement

By accessing this website (the “site”), you acknowledge notice of these Terms of Use and your agreement to be bound by them.

Limited Liability

Our liability to you is limited. This site provides general opinions only. Always seek professional advice for information specific to your cricumstances.

Teachers and students should use their own judgement when making decisions. Students should always consult their teachers before acting on any opinions expressed on this site. Teachers should consult their line managers.

To the maximum extent permitted by law, in no event shall we be liable for damages of any kind (including, but not limited to, special, incidental, or consequential damages, lost profits, students’ grades, or lost data, regardless of the foreseeability of those damages) arising out of or in connection with your use of the site or any other materials or information provided on the site. This limitation shall apply regardless of whether the damages arise out of breach of contract, tort, or any other legal theory or form of action.

We are making the site available to you “as is” without warranty of any kind. You assume the risk of any and all damage or loss from use of, or inability to use, the site. We do not warrant that the site will meet your requirements or that the operation of the site will be uninterrupted or error-free.

Age

The Site is intended only for users aged 18 or older.

Copyright

Note that some images do not originate from this Site and are primarily derived from sites such as Pixabay and Unsplash. Images from Amazon are displayed using Amazon’s Stripe image embed. Most images on the homepage are purchased for commercial use. Others are accessed via Creative Commons licensing agreements.

Prohibited Use

You are prohibited from violating or attempting to violate any security features of the Site, including, without limitation, (a) accessing content or data not intended for you, or logging onto a server or account that you are not authorized to access; (b) attempting to probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of the Site, or any associated system or network, or to breach security or authentication measures without proper authorization; (c) interfering or attempting to interfere with service to any user, host, or network, including, without limitation, by means of submitting a virus to the Site, overloading, “flooding,” “spamming,” “mail bombing,” or “crashing;” (d) using the Site to send unsolicited e-mail, including, without limitation, promotions, or advertisements for products or services; (e) forging any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any e-mail or in any posting using the Site; or (f) attempting to modify, reverse-engineer, decompile, or disassemble any of the source code used by us in providing the Site. You are further prohibited from copying any content on the Site, whether manually or through automated means, without our express permission. Any violation of system or network security may subject you to civil and/or criminal liability.

Compliance with Intellectual Copyright Laws

We make well-intentioned efforts to comply to intellectual property laws. Quotes, citations and images from third parties are intended primarily for educational purposes. If you feel your copyright has been infringed, please contact us with a request for removal.

When accessing or using the Site, you agree to respect the intellectual property rights of others. Your use of the Site is at all times governed by and subject to laws regarding copyright, trademarks, and other intellectual property laws. You agree not to upload, download, display, perform, transmit, or otherwise distribute any information or content (collectively, “Content”) in violation of any third party’s copyrights, trademarks, or other intellectual property or proprietary rights.

You agree to abide by laws regarding copyright ownership and use of intellectual property, and you shall be solely responsible for any violations of any relevant laws and for any infringements of third-party rights caused by any Content you provide or transmit. The burden of proving that any Content does not violate any laws or third-party rights rests solely with you.

No License

Nothing contained on the Site should be understood as granting you a license to use any of the trademarks, service marks, or logos owned by us or by any third party.

Serverability; Waiver

If, for any reason, a court of competent jurisdiction finds any term or condition in these Terms of Use to be unenforceable, all other terms and conditions will remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any breach of any provision of these Terms of Use shall constitute a waiver of any prior, concurrent, or subsequent breach of the same or any other provisions hereof, and no waiver shall be effective unless made in writing and signed by an authorized representative of the waiving party.

Ammendments

We reserve the right to amend these Terms at any time and shall do so by updating this page. You may reject the amendments by opting not to use the Site.

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