Fair Use Policy

10.1 All online goods and services, including, but not limited to webinar training and forums, provided by TT Education via this website or any other means are subject to our Fair Use Policy (FUP), as follows.

 

10.2 Any use of TT Education’s services (whether by yourself or anyone in your household or office (as applicable)), must comply with this FUP at all times and all other applicable standard terms and conditions. This means you will also need to ensure that anyone accessing TT Education’s webinars or other online services through your home or office or using your account to access TT Education’s services agrees with this FUP and is aware of their obligations under it.

 

10.3 When using our services you must comply with all applicable local, national or international law or regulation, as relevant, and you must have all relevant authorisations and consents required by applicable local, national or international law or regulation. There are certain types of material which infringe applicable local, national or international laws or regulations. Some types of material are illegal to possess as well as transmit or publish via the Internet. You must not post material which infringes others’ intellectual property rights (e.g. trade marks or copyright) or could be considered defamatory, or which imposes liability on us for hosting that material. We are not responsible or liable for the content of any third party website, even if a link to a third party website is on our website.

 

10.4 You may use our services only for lawful purposes. You may not use our services:

  1. In any way that breaches any applicable local, national or international law or regulation.
  2. In any way that is criminal, illegal, unlawful or fraudulent, or has any criminal, illegal, unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect.
  3. For the purpose of harming or attempting to harm minors in any way.
  4. To send, knowingly receive, publish, post, contribute, distribute, disseminate, collect, access, encourage the receipt of, use, upload, download, record, review or stream, use or re-use any material which does not comply with our content standards.
  5. To transmit, or procure the sending of, any pyramid selling schemes or any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation (spam) (and should you do so we reserve the right to block any such materials or solicitation and treat such activity as a breach of this FUP).
  6. To knowingly or negligently transmit any data, send or upload any material that contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time-bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware, corrupted files, or any other harmful programs or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software, hardware or telecommunications equipment owned by TT Education or any other Internet user or person (except where you pass samples of malware in a safe manner to appropriate agencies for the purpose of combating its spread).
  7. To carry on activities that are in breach of TT Education’s or any other third party’s rights, including downloading, installation or distribution of pirated software or other inappropriately licensed software, deletion of any author attributions, legal notices or proprietary designations or labels in any file that is uploaded, falsification of the origin or source of any software or other material or that fail to comply with the Data Protection Act 1998 when collecting or using an individual’s personal information as defined in that Act.
  8. To monitor or record the actions of any person entitled to be in your home or business premises without their knowledge or any person or thing outside of your home or premises including, without limitation, any public highway or roadway or another person’s home or business premises.
  9. To collect, stream, distribute or access any material that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally collected, streamed, distributed or accessed.

 

10.5 You also agree:

  1. Not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell or re-sell any part of our website or services.

 

  1. Not to access without our permission, interfere with, damage or disrupt:
  2. any code or any part of the TT Education website;
  3. any equipment or network which our services are provided from;

iii. any software used in the provision of our website or services; or

  1. any equipment or network or software owned or used by any third party.
  2. Not to do anything that may disrupt or interfere with TT Education’s services or cause a host or the network to crash.
  3. Not to launch “denial of service” attacks; “mailbombing” attacks; or “flooding” attacks against a host or network (including without limitation port scans, ping floods, packet spoofing, forged routing information, deliberate attempts to overload a service, or any otherwise unspecified form of “denial of service” attack);
  4. Not to grant access to your TT Education services to others.
  5. Not to make excessive use of, or placing unusual burdens on, the website.
  6. Not to circumvent the user authentication or security process of a host or network.
  7. Not to create, transmit, store or publish any virus, Trojan, corrupting programme or corrupted data using TT Education’s website or services.
  8. Not to furnish false data on our on-line applications, sign-up forms or contracts, including fraudulent use of direct debit and bank account details or credit card numbers (and such conduct is grounds for immediate termination and may subject the offender to civil or criminal liability).

 

10.6 Content Standards

These content standards apply to any and all material which you send, receive, communicate, publish, post, contribute, distribute, disseminate, collect, access, encourage the receipt of, use or re-use, upload, download, record, review or stream using our services and to any interactive services associated with our website (“contributions”).

You must comply with the spirit of the following standards as well as the letter. The standards apply to each part of any contribution as well as to its whole.

Contributions must:

  1. Be accurate (where they state facts).
  2. Be genuinely held (where they state opinions).
  3. Comply with applicable law or regulation in the UK and in any country from which they originate.

Contributions must not:

  1. Contain any material which is defamatory of any person.
  2. Contain any material which is indecent, obscene, offensive, hateful or inflammatory.
  3. Promote sexually explicit material.
  4. Promote violence.
  5. Promote discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age.
  6. Infringe any copyright, database right, intellectual property right or trade mark of any other person.
  7. Be likely to deceive any person.
  8. Be made in breach of any legal duty owed to a third party, such as a contractual duty or a duty of confidence.
  9. Promote any illegal activity.
  10. Be threatening, abuse or invade another’s privacy, or cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety.
  11. Be likely to harass, upset, embarrass, alarm, menace or annoy any other person.
  12. Be used to impersonate any person, or to misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person.
  13. Give the impression that they emanate from us, if this is not the case.
  14. Advocate, promote or assist any unlawful act such as (by way of example only) copyright infringement or computer misuse.

 

10.7 Security

You are responsible for protecting your customer id and password(s) used to access TT Education’s services and your account with TT Education and for any authorised or unauthorised use made of your password.

You should not disclose your customer ID or password(s) to any third party. If you do so, you are responsible for their use of your account. If your password is disclosed or used without your consent, then you must notify us immediately. You must not use your customer ID or password(s) for any improper use of TT Education’s website or services or to access or attempt to access other parts of the TT Education website or other services if you do not have access rights.

You are responsible for taking all reasonable steps necessary to prevent a third party obtaining access to the website and services.

It is your responsibility to protect your computer from computer viruses, adware, malware and spyware by installing and updating adequate anti-virus and security software. TT Education will not be held responsible for security breaches to your computer, its files, or applications.

You are responsible for retaining copies of your own data – TT Education will not be responsible for the loss of any files or data.

You must immediately advise us if you become aware of any violation or suspected violation of these Security provisions.

 

10.8 Responsibility for improper use

You are responsible for all uses made of TT Education’s services through your account (whether authorised or unauthorised) and for any breach of this FUP irrespective of whether an unacceptable use occurs or is attempted or is with or without your knowledge and/or consent and whether or not you carried out or attempted the unacceptable use alone, contributed to or acted with others or allowed any unacceptable use to occur by omission. You agree that TT Education is not responsible for any of your activities in using the website and/or services. It is your responsibility to determine whether any of the content or communications accessed via TT Education’s website or services is appropriate for children or others in your household or office to view or use.

 

10.9 Excessive usage

TT Education does not have a traffic management policy (although we reserve the right to implement such a policy in the future (with or without notice as we deem appropriate). However, if (in our sole opinion) your use of the website or any of our services is so excessive that our other customers or our business are/is being detrimentally affected, then we may give you a written warning (by email or otherwise). If the levels of activity do not then decrease, we may suspend or terminate your services.

 

10.10 How we will deal with breaches

We may, at our sole discretion, use either manual or automatic systems to determine compliance with this FUP and by using our services you are deemed to have granted permission for us (or our agents or subcontractors) to check your networks and/or machines and your use of our networks and/or services for this purpose.

We will investigate suspected or alleged breaches of this FUP and will use reasonable endeavours to act reasonably and fairly in doing so. We will determine, in our discretion, whether there has been a breach of this FUP. When a breach of this FUP has occurred, we may take such action as we deem appropriate.

Further, if you are found to have breached this FUP, we may take the actions set out in this FUP or deal with any such breach in accordance with the relevant other applicable terms and conditions. Failure to comply with this FUP constitutes a material breach of such terms and conditions and may, at our sole option and discretion, result in our taking all or any of the following actions (with or without notice):

  • Immediate, temporary or permanent suspension or termination of your services.
  • Immediate, temporary or permanent removal of any posting or material uploaded by you to the Internet using our services.
  • Issue of a warning to you.
  • Legal proceedings against you for reimbursement of all costs on an indemnity basis (including, but not limited to, reasonable administrative and legal costs) resulting from the breach.
  • Further legal action against you.
  • Disclosure of such information to law enforcement or other relevant authorities or regulators as we reasonably feel is necessary.

We exclude liability for actions taken in response to breaches of this FUP. The responses described in this policy are not limited, and we may take any other action we reasonably deem appropriate.

 

10.11 Jurisdiction and applicable law

This FUP and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with it or its 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. The English courts will have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, this FUP although we retain the right to bring proceedings against you for breach of this FUP in your country of residence or any other relevant country.

 

10.12 Changes to this FUP

We may revise this FUP 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 website.