Terms & Conditions
GEL (‘GEL’) and sister companies
THIS LEGAL NOTICE APPLIES TO THE ENTIRE CONTENTS OF THE WEBSITES UNDER THE SOLE OR JOINT CONTROL OF GEL AND TO ANY CORRESPONDENCE BY EMAIL BETWEEN US AND YOU. PLEASE READ THESE TERMS CAREFULLY. USE OF THESE/OUR WEBSITES INDICATES THAT YOU ACCEPT THESE TERMS REGARDLESS OF WHETHER OR NOT YOU CHOOSE TO REGISTER WITH US. IF YOU DO NOT ACCEPT THESE TERMS, DO NOT USE THIS WEBSITE OR OUR SISTER WEBSITES. IF YOU DO ACCEPT THEM YOU ACCEPT THEM IN FULL. THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS ARE ISSUED BY GLOBALINKS TEACHERS & TUTORS AND ITS SISTER COMPANIES.
These terms and conditions may be updated by us from time to time without notice to you. We will post any changes to these Terms and Conditions on this page. Please come back and check these pages from time to time.
Your continued use of the service or the website after any such changes constitutes your acceptance of the new Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree to abide by these or any new Terms and Conditions as added/changed by GEL, do not use or access (or continue to use or access) the service or the websites from the point you do not agree. It is your responsibility to regularly check this page to determine if there have been changes to these Terms and Conditions and to review such changes.
You should print a copy of these Terms and Conditions for future reference.
Terms and Conditions – for all users
These are the Terms and Conditions that apply to use of:
- Globalinks Teachers & Tutors
- International Education Group
- Global Education Logistics
- Consultancy Education Group
and the website from which these Terms and Conditions were accessed from ( “Websites”).
GEL currently provides users with access to various online services and resources including forums, recruitment services, newsletter subscriptions, resources, professional development, consultancy and specialist content through its network of Websites (“our services”). Unless explicitly stated otherwise, any new features of our services and any Contract, Purchase, Subscription or Scheme) will be subject to these Terms and Conditions without exception or unless expressly stated otherwise by GEL or a sister website.
Member account, password and security
The Internet is not a secure medium. However, GEL will endeavor at all times to protect all personal information collected through the Website in accordance with strict data protection standards.
The registration processes on the Websites will involve you giving a password and account name. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the password and account, and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your password or account at all times. You agree to:
(a) immediately notify GEL of any unauthorised use of your password or account and any other breach of security/abuse of your account, and
(b) ensure that you exit from your account at the end of each session.
GEL cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this obligation.
Our forums, polls, resources, products, testimonials and any pages of the Websites where you are capable of posting material are provided for the exchange of lawful, relevant, fair and appropriate information, opinions, materials and comment. You acknowledge that all information, data (including registration data), text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages and other materials (“content”), whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, are the sole responsibility of the person from which such Content originated. GEL accepts no responsibility for, and does not guarantee, the accuracy, integrity or quality of any content placed on our online forums by you or any third party.
You acknowledge that by using our services, there is a risk that you may be exposed to content that you may find offensive, indecent or objectionable. GEL will do its utmost to eliminate such content. Please see the section below titled “Content Objections” for details of how to report such content to GEL.
If you breach these Terms and Conditions, you should be aware that a party aggrieved by the uploading of any content which is, inter alia, defamatory or in breach of copyright, may take action and that this could result in registration data and other data concerning your identity being disclosed and you having to pay compensation to the person or company aggrieved. GEL will not and cannot be held liable.
You agree to not, under any circumstances, use the Service to:
- upload, post, email, PM (personal message) or otherwise transmit any content that is unlawful, harmful, objectionable, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortuous, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, invasive of another’s privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise discriminatory;
- harm or attempt to harm minors/children in any way;
- impersonate any person or entity through false email accounts, use of another person’s name or identity, including, but not limited to, a GEL staff member, forum leader, guide or host, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;
- forge headers, logos, page design or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any content transmitted through our services;
- upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any content that you do not have a right to transmit under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as inside information, proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements);
- upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any content that infringes any patent, trade mark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights (“Rights”) of any party;
- upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising, promotional materials, “junk mail,” “spam,” “chain letters,” “pyramid schemes,” or any other form of solicitation, except in those areas (such as shopping rooms) that are designated for such purpose;
- upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, damage, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;
- disrupt the normal flow of dialogue, cause a screen to “scroll” faster than other users of the Service are able to type, or otherwise act in a manner that negatively affects other users’ ability to engage in real time exchanges;
- interfere with or disrupt the Service or servers or networks connected to the Service, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Service;
- intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable law or regulation;
- collect or store personal data about other users;
- post content which refers to individual schools, colleges or agencies – or their staff – whether by name, or identifiable by a pseudonym or any other means; and/or
- advertise any job vacancies in any area of our forums (other than through a Website, approved by GEL which is clearly designated as a recruitment service).
You acknowledge that GEL does pre-screen Content that you post on the Websites, and that GEL and people designated by it shall have the right (but not the obligation) to monitor communications that occur through, and posts made to, the Websites. If GEL determines, in its sole discretion, that you or another user have breached these Terms and Conditions or that any Content is inappropriate or otherwise objectionable, GEL may refuse to accept or may remove any Content from the Websites, without any liability to you or a third party.
Eligibility and supervising children
Aspects of our services may require you to register and provide information about yourself. In this regards you agree to (without exception):
(a) provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by the relevant registration form (such information being the “Registration Details” and profile) and
(b) maintain and promptly update the Registration Data (by emailing us or editing your profile information) to keep it true, accurate, current and complete.
GEL and its sister companies is concerned about the safety and privacy of all its users, particularly children. For this reason, parents or teachers who wish to allow their children or pupils under the age of 18 access to our services should assist/supervise them in setting up any relevant accounts and supervise their access to our services. By allowing your child/pupil access to the Service, he/she may be able to access various services including forums. GEL does pre-screen content posted to these pages of the Website but, as the legal guardian, it is also your responsibility to determine whether any of the services GEL offers and/or content are appropriate for your child or pupil.
If you enter into any Contract, Purchase Contract Subscription or Scheme on behalf of an Institution or a company you hereby represent, warrant and undertake that (without exception):
- you have all necessary power, permission and authority to enter into and perform its obligations under these Terms and Conditions;
- you have taken all requisite corporate and other action to approve the entering into and performance of these Terms and Conditions and shall provide evidence of that action to GEL on request; and
- once agreed and accepted, these Terms and Conditions will constitute legal, valid and binding obligations on it.
An “Institution” shall mean any educational establishment that provides a teaching and learning curriculum as its core functional remit and existence such as, but not limited to, schools, Local Authorities, School Groups, FE Colleges and HE universities that have chosen to use the Services brought to you by GEL.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold GEL and its affiliates harmless from and against any and all liability, losses, costs, claims and expenses incurred directly or indirectly (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) incurred in connection with or arising out of your violation of these Terms and Conditions, any applicable law or regulation or the rights of any third parties related to the use of the Content, our Websites, Service and tools. This indemnity includes both any liability to third parties, and other costs and losses incurred by GEL.
Special warning for international use
The Websites are designed to be compliant with applicable UK laws and regulations and are intended for use by users resident in the United Kingdom. International clients or users are welcome to use our services and due to the global nature of the Internet, users from all over the world have access to the Websites, however if you are resident in a country outside of the UK you use the Websites at your own risk and understand that you are liable under UK laws if undertaking any violations as noted above and below.
Rights in posted content
With respect to all Content you post on the Websites, you grant GEL a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive and fully sub-licensable right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display such Content (in whole or part) worldwide and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed. With respect to all Content you post to the Websites, you hereby waive any moral rights you have in the Content. You agree to perform all further acts necessary to perfect any of the above rights granted by you to GEL, including the execution of deeds and documents, at our request.
You represent and warrant that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to the Content and can grant the rights set out above. You represent, warrant and undertake that:
(i) use of the Content will not infringe the rights of any third parties (including that the Content or material is not defamatory); and
(ii) you have obtained all rights and consents that are necessary for you to provide the Content; and
(iii) you will immediately remove and notify us of any Content that does not does not comply with these Terms and Conditions or may infringe the rights of third parties. You agree to indemnify GEL and its affiliates for all claims brought by a third party against GELor its affiliates in respect of infringement of that third party’s intellectual property rights or arising out of or in connection with a breach of any of these warranties.
If you object to the publication of any material placed in our forums, please let us know by emailing us directly and explaining where the ‘abuse’ is and why it is offensive. This is the fastest way to notify us and will allow us to fully review the material.
If you object to anything anywhere else on this Website, please let us know by calling 0203 194 3000 or by sending an appropriately worded email to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will take whatever action we deem appropriate.
General practices regarding use and storage
You acknowledge that GEL may establish general practices and limits concerning use of the Service, including without limitation the maximum number of days that message board postings or other uploaded Content will be retained by the Service and the maximum number of times (and the maximum duration for which) you may access the Service in a given period of time. You agree that GEL has no responsibility or liability for the deletion or failure to store any messages and other communications or other Content maintained or transmitted by the Service. You acknowledge that GEL reserves the right to de-activate accounts that are inactive for an extended period of time. You further acknowledge that GEL reserves the right to change these general practices and limits at any time, in its sole discretion, with or without notice.
Modifications to our Services
GEL reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, our Service (or any part thereof) with or without notice. You agree that GEL shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of our Services.
You agree that GEL, in its sole discretion and without liability to you or any third party, may suspend or terminate, with or without notice, the Websites and/or our Services or any part of it or any of your passwords or accounts (or any part(s) thereof or related files and information) within our Services, and may remove and discard any Content within our Services, for any reason, including, without limitation, for lack of use or if GEL believes that you have violated or acted inconsistently with the letter or spirit of these Terms and Conditions. Where there is a breach of these Terms and Conditions, the rights described in this paragraph are not GEL’s only remedy and GEL may take any other action we reasonably deem appropriate in connection with such breach.
Dealing with advertisers, suppliers and merchants
Your dealings with advertisers, merchants and any other third party found on or through the Service, including payment and delivery of related goods or services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such third party. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, you agree that:
(a) GEL shall not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as the result of any such dealings or as the result of the presence of such advertisers and merchants on the Service or the Websites, and
(b) any orders placed by you on, and any product specifications and product availability appearing on, the Service or the Websites are subject to confirmation by, and are supplied subject to the terms and conditions of business of, the relevant merchant.
Links to other websites or resources
The Service may provide, or third parties may provide, links to other websites or resources. Because GEL has no control over these sites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that GEL is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any Content, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. You further acknowledge and agree that GEL shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such Content, goods or services available on or through any such site or resource.
Use of GEL Material
All articles, information and other materials presented on this website are subject to copyright, trade mark right and/or other intellectual property right owned by or licensed to GEL and its sister companies. You are prohibited from reproducing, extracting, providing links to or otherwise communicating or making available to third parties any part of the content of this website GEL’s written consent. You acknowledge that, by making use of this website, you are agreeing to comply with this prohibition and that any breach thereof is likely to result in legal proceedings being issued against you.
GEL’s proprietary rights
GEL is the owner or the licensee of all copyright, trade mark right and/or other intellectual property rights in the Websites and the Service (including any Content made available through the Websites and/or the Service and the underlying source code) that is protected by applicable intellectual property and other laws. You further acknowledge and agree that Content contained in sponsor advertisements or information presented to you through the Service or advertisers is protected by third party copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents or other proprietary rights and laws.
“GEL” and “GEL” are trademarks of GEL LTD. Without GEL’s prior permission, you agree not to display or use in any manner, the GEL or its sister companies’ marks.
Use of GEL Material
GEL grants you a personal, non-transferable and non-exclusive right and license to use the Websites and the Service for their intended purpose subject to your compliance with these Terms and Conditions. This license does not include the right to collect or use information contained on the Websites for any purpose not specifically listed in these Terms and Conditions, to compete with GEL, to create derivative works based on the Content of the Websites, or download or copy the Websites (other than page caching). If you use the Website in a manner that exceeds the scope of this license or you breach these Terms and Conditions, GEL may revoke the license granted to you.
You are prohibited from reproducing, copying, modifying, renting, leasing, loaning, selling, distributing, exploiting, extracting, providing links to, creating derivative works of or otherwise communicating or making available to third parties any part of the Content of this Website or the Service without GEL’s prior written consent.
You acknowledge that, by making use of this Website, you are agreeing to comply with this prohibition and that any breach thereof is likely to result in legal proceedings being issued against you.
You expressly acknowledge and agree that:
Your use of the Service is at your sole risk. GEL has made every effort to ensure that the Content on the Websites and made available through the Service is accurate and up-to-date and correct at the time of publication. However, the Websites and the Service are provided on an ‘as is’ and ‘as available’ basis. We do not guarantee the accuracy, timeliness, completeness or fitness for purpose of the Content provided on the Websites or through the Service or that use of the Websites will be uninterrupted, virus free or error-free. No responsibility is accepted by or on behalf of GEL for any errors, omissions or inaccurate information on the Websites or available through the Service.
The Content on the Websites and made available through the Service is for general information only and is not intended to, nor does it, constitute legal or other professional advice or services or a recommendation to purchase any product or service upon which a specific decision should be made. The information, Content of the Websites and Service do not address your particular circumstances and accordingly you should not rely upon the Content of the Websites or the Service as a substitute for proper professional advice.
GEL is not responsible for how the Content on the Websites or available through our Service is used, is interpreted or what reliance is placed on it. We do not accept any responsibility for the results of any action taken on the basis of the information provided on the Websites or available through the Service.
Any material downloaded or otherwise obtained through the use of the Service is done at your own discretion and risk and you will be solely responsible for any damage to your computer system or loss of data that results from the download of any such material.
No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by you from GEL shall create any warranty or other obligation not expressly stated in these Terms and Conditions.
You acknowledge that any Confidential Information (as defined below) which you obtain through the entering into of these Terms and Conditions and the use of the Service constitutes the valuable, confidential, proprietary information of GEL and its licensors, and you agree that during the term of your use of the Service and thereafter you shall not, without our express written consent, use or disclose to any other person any such Confidential Information, except as specifically authorized under these Terms and Conditions or as required by applicable law.
For the purposes of these Terms and Conditions, “Confidential Information” means any and all data, information, documents, software or materials relating to the business and management of GEL, its users and members, affiliates, licensors or licensees, that is designated as confidential or ought reasonably to be considered confidential, including but not limited to: their business model and operations, processes, products, designs, pricing, promotions, business plans, business opportunities, finances, research, development, know-how, trade-secrets, training materials, personnel, clients, methodologies, Website Content belonging to others and other intellectual property.
Limitations of Liability
GEL’s liability to you in contract, tort (including negligence) with regard to these Terms and Conditions, use of the Websites and/or any Service shall be limited the greater of: (a) £150 and (b) the price paid by you to GEL under any Contract during the 3 months preceding the event giving rise to the claim.
You expressly acknowledge and agree that GEL shall not be liable for any indirect, incidental, special, consequential or exemplary damages, nor for direct or indirect loss of profits revenue, business, anticipated savings, goodwill, opportunity, reputation, business interruption, use, data or intangible losses even if GEL has been advised of the possibility of such damage.
Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall affect the statutory rights of any consumer or exclude or restrict any liability for fraud or for death or personal injury arising from the negligence of GEL.
Events outside of our Control
GEL will not be liable or responsible for any failure to perform, or delay in performance of, any of our obligations under these Terms and Conditions or any Contract that is caused by events outside our reasonable control (“Force Majeure Event”). A Force Majeure Event includes any act, event, non-happening, omission or accident beyond our reasonable control and includes in particular (without limitation) the following:
- Strikes, lock-outs or other industrial action.
- Civil commotion, riot, invasion, terrorist attack or threat of terrorist attack, war (whether declared or not) or threat or preparation for war.
- Fire, explosion, storm, flood, earthquake, subsidence, epidemic or other natural disaster.
- Impossibility of the use of railways, shipping, aircraft, motor transport or other means of public or private transport.
- Impossibility of the use of public or private telecommunications networks.
- The acts, decrees, legislation, regulations or restrictions of any government.
GEL’s performance under any Terms and Conditions or any Contract is deemed to be suspended for the period that the Force Majeure Event continues, and we will have an extension of time for performance during that period. We will use our reasonable endeavours to bring the Force Majeure Event to a close or to find a solution by which our obligations under the Terms and Conditions or any Contract may be performed despite the Force Majeure Event.
If you have any complaints about the Websites, we want to hear from you so we can improve our service. Please e-mail us at email@example.com and we’ll consider your comments carefully.
Terms and Conditions of Supply for purchasers of GEL subscriptions/packages/products
Purchase Terms and Conditions are additional terms which apply to the following section of our Website: GEL products.
This Part governs the supply of products, subscriptions and packages under the relevant contract for said products, subscriptions and packages.
In the event of a conflict of the Terms and Conditions, the terms of this Part shall prevail over the previous part.
Please read these Terms and Conditions carefully before ordering any products, subscriptions and packages from the Website as your order indicates that you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions.
By placing an order on the Website, you promise that you are
(1) legally capable of entering into binding contracts; and
(2) over the age of 18 years; and
(3) have been given the authority to order under the institution’s name
Placing an order on the Website
Your order represents an offer to GEL to purchase products, subscriptions and packages. After placing your order, you will receive an email for us acknowledging receipt of your order. Please note that this does not mean that your order has been accepted. GEL reserves the right at any time after receipt of your order up until the first products, subscriptions and packages is dispatched to decline your order for any reason. We will confirm acceptance of your order by sending you an email confirming that your first products, subscriptions and packages has been dispatched. Only at this point has a binding contract been formed between you and us (the “Contract”).
Price and Payment
The price of the products, subscriptions and packages will be as quoted on the Website from time to time, except in the case of obvious error. Prices are liable to change at any time, but changes will not affect existing Contracts and orders which we have accepted in accordance with the process outlined above.
If the Website contains incorrect information, or a Subscription is listed at an incorrect price, due to typographical errors or an error in pricing information, GEL shall not be under any obligation to provide the products to you at the incorrect price, even after we have accepted your order, if the pricing error was obvious to a reasonable person. If payment has already been taken for the purchase and your products, subscriptions and packages is cancelled, GEL shall immediately issue a credit or refund in the amount of the incorrect price. Alternatively GEL will give you the option of reconfirming your order at the correct price.
Payment can be made by credit or debit card or by direct debit. GEL will deduct the appropriate amount from your credit or debit card when you place the order and despatch will commence. This will normally be within two weeks of subscribing.
If you order products, subscriptions and packages from outside the UK, it may be subject to import duties and taxes which will be added at GEL’s discretion. You will be responsible for payment of any import duties and taxes. Please note that we have no control over these charges and cannot predict their amount. Please contact your local customs office for further information for further information.
Please also note that you must comply with all applicable laws and regulations of the country for which the products, subscriptions and packages are destined. We will not be liable for any breach by you of any such laws.
Term of the Contract and your right to terminate the Contract
The products, subscriptions and packages will be for the term requested by you in your order, as confirmed in the email sent on formation of the Contract. Subscribers may cancel their Subscription at any time and the cancellation will take immediate effect from the date of confirmation. Refunds of the balance remaining at the discretion of GEL.
GEL warrants to you that all products purchased through the Website are of satisfactory quality and reasonably fit for all the purposes for which products of the kind are commonly supplied.
Terms and Conditions for recruiting Institutions
Recruiting institutions part of the Terms and Conditions are additional terms which apply to GEL and any other web-based recruitment services (the “Recruitment Service”) brought to you by GEL.
This Part applies to any Institution that has chosen to use the Recruitment Services.
In the event of any conflict of the Terms and Conditions, the terms of this Part shall prevail over previous parts.
Please read these Terms and Conditions carefully before using this Website as your request of a Profile (as defined below) indicates that you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions.
You hereby appoint GEL, and GEL accepts such appointment, to provide the Recruitment Service in accordance with these Terms and Conditions. As part of the Recruitment Service we will:
- create and provide an individual “profile” for each of your institutions. All staff with user access are referred to as “Users” in these Terms and Conditions.
- provide all reasonably necessary training to the Users to enable them to use the Recruitment Service.
- provide Users with reasonable levels of support and advice in relation to their use of the Recruitment Service.
Requirements from the Institution
We provide the web-based Recruitment Service which provides recruitment management and access to applicants completely free of charge. However, we will need you to give us the information, staff time and assistance that we may reasonably require in order to enable us to activate your profile and provide the services you need. We also provide an advertising service which is subject to additional terms and conditions and is a paying service.
Information made available to you through the Website is provided solely for the purpose seeking and recruiting staff. You may not use, print and download information from the Website for any other personal or commercial purpose. You may not otherwise copy, display, transmit or distribute any material or Content from the Website.
You shall delete all personal information obtained through the Recruitment Service upon conclusion of your search for a suitable candidate or in accordance with your obligations under the Data Protection Act 1998 (the “DPA”), unless the applicant has expressly consented to the retention and continued processing of his/her personal data.
You shall deal fairly and professionally with all applicants who respond to an advertisement you have posted on the Website and shall not do anything which may bring the Website and/or GEL into disrepute.
Using the Recruitment Service
Each User will be able to save text, data, graphics, other file attachments and other content into the Recruitment Service in order to place and file related documentation for jobs (the “Institution Content”). All intellectual property rights in the Institution Content shall be owned by the Institution.
Although we are letting you access and use the Recruitment Service, all intellectual property rights, including all copyright, database rights, in
(i) any Content (other than Institution Content) in the Website
(ii) profiles and
(iii) the database of applicants’ information and CVs shall be owned by us or our third party suppliers.
A few points to note
When GEL offer a free service, you acknowledge and accept that the the Website and the Recruitment Service are made available on an “as is” basis and that (to the extent we can exclude implied warranties) we give no warranties in relation to the availability or performance of the the Website or the Recruitment Service or any other services or facilities we may provide to your Institution from time to time.
This Recruitment Service is free, however, advertising a vacancy on the Website will be subject to payment and to additional terms and conditions. Using our recruitment agency will be liable to fees as per the sister company’s terms and conditions. Each sister company has its own terms and conditions which should be read and adhered to.
On occasion, we may need to modify, suspend or discontinue (temporarily or permanently) the provision of the Service, any profile or any other of our services or facilities and we shall not be liable to your Institution or any third party in relation to any loss, damage or cost incurred as a result.
We do not guarantee any response to your advertisement or that responses will be from individuals suitable for the job advertised. It is your responsibility to carry out such checks and procedures as are necessary to ensure that candidates are suitable for the job advertised and have the required qualifications and personal characteristics.
You shall (and you shall also procure that all Users shall comply with these Terms and Conditions, as amended from time to time.
To the extent that either you or GEL is acting as a data controller, each party shall comply with its respective obligations under the DPA. You acknowledge that GEL may process personal data relating to an applicant and/or a User for its own purposes as a data controller.
To the extent that GEL is processing any personal data on your behalf as a data processor, GEL shall:
- implement and maintain appropriate technical and organisational measures to protect the personal data against accidental or unlawful destruction or accidental loss, alteration, unauthorised disclosure or access, and which provide a level of security appropriate to the risk represented by the processing and the nature of the data to be protected.
- process the personal data only in accordance with these Terms and Conditions (or as otherwise notified to us).
To the extent that GEL as a data controller transfers personal data to you, you represent, warrant and undertake that:
- you will have in place appropriate technical and organisational measures to protect the personal data against accidental or unlawful destruction or accidental loss, alteration, unauthorised disclosure or access, and which provide a level of security appropriate to the risk represented by the processing and the nature of the data to be protected;
- you have no reason to believe that any local laws are in existence that would have a substantial adverse effect on the guarantees provided for in these Terms and Conditions, and that it will promptly inform GEL if it becomes aware of any such laws;
- you will identify a contact point authorised to respond to enquiries concerning processing of the personal data, and will cooperate in good faith with GEL, and the data subjects; and
- you will process the personal data in accordance with the data processing principles set forth in the Data Protection Act 1998.
To the extent that you as data controller transfers personal data to GEL, you represent, warrant and undertake that:
- the personal data provided to you has been collected, processed and transferred in accordance with English law; and
- you shall respond to enquiries from data subjects and the UK Information Commissioner concerning the personal data transferred to you.
Resources on GEL
The Resources belong to GEL or its licensors and are subject to copyright, trade mark and/or other intellectual property rights owned by or licensed to GEL.
For the Term, GEL grants you a personal, non-transferable, non-exclusive, non-shareable right and licence to access the website through your account, to print copies of the Resources, store the files in electronic form and store the files on a closed network (including the closed network of the institution for educational which employs you) and non-commercial purposes only. In using the Resources, you must ensure that you retain on all downloaded materials all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the Resources when accessed by you for the first time.
On termination of the Contract you will: (i) cease to have access to the Resources through the website, (ii) cease to use and Resources in your possession and (iii) destroy all printed and electronic copies of the Resources.
The Resources are provided to you on an “as is” basis. Whilst GEL has used its reasonable endeavours to ensure that all Resources are factually correct at the time that the Resource is made available to you, GEL does not warrant the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any Resource. Should you become aware of any inaccuracy or error in the Resources purchased by you, please notify GEL and it shall endeavour to resolve the inaccuracy or error as soon as is reasonably practicable. GEL will use its reasonable endeavours to ensure that you may access GEL resources at any time during the Term but provides no warranty to this regard.
The Resources may not be copied, broadcast, displayed, modified, shared or distributed or otherwise exploited for any purposes other than for institutional use, use as indicated by GEL, personal use or lesson planning and delivery by you without GEL’s written permission.
You shall pay us the Price in advance on commencement of the Initial Term (ensure your balance does not drop below the indicates amount or your account will be suspended until payment is received). Payment can be made by credit or debit card. GEL will deduct the appropriate amount from your credit or debit card on the day you suscribe.
If GEL has not received payment within 5 days after the due date, and without prejudice to any other rights and remedies of GEL, GEL may, without liability to you, temporarily or permanently disable your access to GEL and GEL shall be under no obligation to provide any or all of the GEL services while any payments remain unpaid. If payments are not made within 30 days of the due date for payment, GEL is entitled to terminate the agreement forthwith.
Prices are liable to change. We may change the Price at any time; such Price change shall take effect on the commencement of any Renewal Term occurring after the Price change is posted on the website.
If the website contains incorrect information or the cost of subscribing is listed at an incorrect price due to typographical errors or an error in pricing information, GEL shall not be under any obligation to provide the subscription to you at the incorrect price, even after we have accepted your order, if the pricing error was obvious to a reasonable person. If payment has already been taken for the purchase and your order is cancelled, GEL will give you the option of reconfirming your order at the correct price.
Prices are exclusive of VAT and we shall charge VAT at the applicable rate.