Terms and conditions of use

Terms and conditions for the use of this site

Please read these terms and conditions carefully before using the website operated by ELT Teacher 2 Writer. They contain important information about your rights and obligations. You can print out these terms and conditions by clicking on the print icon on your browser.

1. Introduction
1.1 We particularly draw your attention to clauses 5 (Applicability of online materials) and 10 (Liability). By using or accessing our website you agree to be legally bound by these terms and conditions. We may alter these terms and conditions from time to time and post the new version on our website, following which all use of our website will be governed by that version. You must check the terms and conditions on the website regularly.

1.2 Without prejudice to the above, by using or accessing our website, you agree to be legally bound by these terms and conditions of use as they apply to your use of or access to our website.

2. Nature of our website
2.1 Our website is a place for you (the ‘Writer’) to register your profile in a database (the ‘Database’), and access the links in the Writers’ Resources. Our website describes the Database, and the Writers’ Resources in more detail.

2.2 Although the contents of our website are available for view by anyone you must be over 18 years to register your profile in the Database.

2.3 It is free for Writers to register their profile in the database, and free for Publishers to search the database. Publishers may request access to the database provided they agree to (1) supply their logo and (2) appear on the home page as a publisher that has registered to use the database. We charge an annual subscription to smaller publishers and independent commissioners and packagers to have access to our database.

3. Modifications to website
3.1 We reserve the right to make changes or corrections, alter, suspend or discontinue any aspect of our website or the content or services available through it, including your access to it. Unless explicitly stated to the contrary, any new features including new content shall be subject to these terms and conditions.

4. Security
4.1 You are solely responsible in all respects for all use of and for protecting the confidentiality of any username, e-mail verification and password that may be given to you or selected by you for use on our website. You may not share these with or transfer then to any third parties. You must notify ELT Teacher 2 Writer immediately of any unauthorised use of them or breach of security regarding our website that comes to your attention.

5. Applicability of online materials
5.1 Unless otherwise specified all content and materials published on our website are presented solely for your private, personal and non-commercial use.

5.2 You assume total responsibility and risk for your use of our website and use of all information contained within it.

5.3 We have used our best endeavours to ensure that our website complies with European laws. However, we cannot make any representation that materials on our website are appropriate or available for use if you are viewing this site from outside the European Union. If you are visiting our website from other countries you are responsible for compliance with all applicable laws.

6. Copyright
6.1 The contents of our website are protected by international copyright laws and other intellectual property rights. The owner of these rights is ELT Teacher 2 Writer, licensors of its affiliates, or other third party licensors. All company names and logos mentioned in our website are trademarks, service marks or trading names of their respective owners, including us. Except as provided for in 7 (Limited License) you may download material from our website for the sole purpose of using our website as an information resource. However, you may not modify, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit or distribute, by any means or in any manner, any material or information on or downloaded from our website including but not limited to text, graphics, video, messages, codes and/or software without our prior written consent, except where expressly invited to do so.

7. Monitoring
7.1 ELT Teacher 2 Writer may monitor the use of the Site and may deny access to the Site or delete the Writer’s profile if we believe that the User’s usage breaches the terms of use (see particularly 6 – Copyright and monitoring). The term ‘breach’ shall be determined solely by ELT Teacher 2 Writer.

8. Linked Sites
8.1 ELT Teacher 2 Writer make no representations whatsoever about any other websites which you may access through our website or which may link to our website. When you access any other website you understand that it is independent from ELT Teacher 2 Writer and that we have no control over the content or availability of the site. In addition, a link to any other website does not mean that ELT Teacher 2 Writer endorses or accepts any responsibility for the content, or the use of, such a website and ELT Teacher 2 Writer shall not be liable for any loss or damage caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any content, goods or services available on or through any other website. Any concerns regarding any external link should be directed to its website administrator.

9. Availability of our website
9.1 We will try to make our website available continuously 24 hours a day but cannot guarantee that our website will never be interrupted or be error free and can accept no liability for its unavailability. You must not attempt to interfere with the proper working of our website and, in particular, you must not attempt to circumvent security, tamper with or hack into, or otherwise disrupt any computer system, server, website, router or any other internet connected device.

10. Liability
10.1 We accept no liability for any indirect or consequential loss or damage, or for any loss of data, profit, revenue or business (whether direct or indirect) in each case, however caused, even if foreseeable. In circumstances where you suffer loss or damage arising out of or in connection with the viewing, use or performance of our website or its contents, we accept no liability for this loss or damage whether due to inaccuracy, error, omission or any other cause and whether on the part of ELT Teacher 2 Writer or our servants, agents or any other person or entity.

10.2 ELT Teacher 2 Writer make every effort to ensure that our website is virus free. However, in the unlikely event of any virus we will not be liable for any losses incurred by you. You are responsible for implementing sufficient procedures and virus checks (including anti-virus and other security checks) to satisfy your particular requirements for the accuracy of data input and output.

10.3 The registering of a profile in the Database is not a guarantee of work – writing or otherwise.

10.4 ELT Teacher 2 Writer are not obliged to pass your details on to publishers or to other third parties if they deem them to be inappropriate.

10.5 ELT Teacher 2 Writer have no legal liability whatsoever for anything, which may go wrong between you and any third party publisher or entity as a result of being put in touch by ELT Teacher 2 Writer.

10.6 The limitations and exclusions in this clause do not affect your non-excludable statutory rights and only apply to the extent permitted by applicable law.

11. Termination of Agreement
11.1 ELT Teacher 2 Writer may terminate this Agreement at any time and at its sole and absolute discretion. ELT Teacher 2 Writer may also delete your records from the database without notice if we believe, at our sole and absolute discretion, that You have breached or may breach any part of this Agreement, or acted in any way that ELT Teacher 2 Writer judges inappropriate.

12. Privacy policy
12.1 ELT Teacher 2 Writer values Your trust and are committed to gathering, using, and safeguarding any information You provide ethically.

13. General
13.1 We may assign, transfer, novate or subcontract any or all of our rights and obligations under these terms and conditions at any time, for example in the event of a transfer of the business of ELT Teacher 2 Writer.

13.2 These terms and conditions together are the whole agreement between you and ELT Teacher 2 Writer. You acknowledge that you have not entered into this agreement in reliance upon any statement, warranty or representation made by ELT Teacher 2 Writer or any other person and you irrevocably and unconditionally waive any rights to claim damages and/or to rescind these terms and conditions by reason of any misrepresentation (other than a fraudulent misrepresentation) that is not contained in the terms and conditions or privacy policy.

13.3 If any provision or term of these terms and conditions shall become or be declared illegal, invalid or unenforceable for any reason whatsoever, such term or provision shall be divisible from the other terms and conditions and shall be deemed to be deleted from them.

13.4 These terms and conditions and your use of our website are governed by English law and you submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the English court.

13.5 Failure or delay by either party enforcing an obligation or exercising a right under these terms and conditions does not constitute a waiver of that obligation or right.

13.6 These terms and conditions do not confer any rights on any person or party (other than you and/or us) pursuant to the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act.

14. Notices
14.1 All notices shall be given:

• to us via e-mail at info@eltteacher2writer.com or by post at 64 Hill Top Road, Oxford, Oxon, OX4 1PE; or

• to you at either the e-mail or postal address you provide.

Notice will be deemed received when an e-mail is received in full (or else on the next business day if it is received on a weekend or a public holiday in the place of receipt) or 3 days after the date of posting.

15. Replacement
15.1 These terms and conditions replace all other terms and conditions previously applicable to the use of our website.