Terms of Service
1. APPLICABILITY OF THESE TERMS AND CONSENT FROM PARENTS
1.2 If you are 18 years old or over, by accessing and using our applications, content, activities, and services (the “Service”) which are made available through a third party and/or directly by us, you warrant and represent (i) that you have read, understand and agree to be bound by these Terms, and (ii) that you will ensure that any minors using the Service of whom you are a parent or legal guardian will comply with these Terms. If you do not agree to these Terms, you are prohibited from accessing and using the Service and must not permit any such minors to use the Service.
1.3 If you are under 18 years old you must seek permission of a parent or legal guardian (both referred to in these Terms as “parents”) before using the Service. If you are under 18 and your parent has not read and agreed to these Terms, and agreed to ensure that you will comply with them, you are not allowed to access any part of the Service. If we are not satisfied that your parent has agreed to these Terms in this way, we may disable your User Account immediately and prevent you from accessing and using the Service.
2. INFORMATION ABOUT US
2.1 We are Neuron Learning Ltd company registered in the United Kingdom. Please use the contact form for more detailed information
2.2 If you have any questions, complaints or comments on this Service then please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
3. ACCESS TO THE SERVICE
3.1 Access to the Neuron Learning service is activated upon completion of the registration and payment process. The details of what is included in the Service are on the Frequently Asked Questions page which you can read here.
4.1 Payment for the Neuron Learning service is required before registration is complete. You can pay for the Neuron Learning service via a PayPal account, or by any other payment method approved by us.
4.2 We reserve the right to change the price of the service from time to time to reflect changes in market conditions affecting our business.
4.3 If a User fails to renew the annual subscription, the user will no longer be able to access the Neuron Learning Service until such renewal payment is made We will, however, keep the settings, preferences and history of your use of the Service for a period of 2 years from the date that you run out of Credits.
4.4 The Neuron Learning team will send you a notification by email when the renewal period is approaching.
5. SETTING UP A SUBSCRIPTION TO USE THE SERVICE
5.1 In order to become a registered member of Neuron Learning, you must complete the registration and payment process.
5.2 You must be 18 years or older to set up a membership with Neuron Learning. By setting up a membership with us, you represent and warrant that you are 18 or older and that you understand, agree to and comply with these Terms, and will ensure that any person using the service you purchase complies with these Terms. You also represent and warrant that (i) your use of the particular credit card or other accepted method of payment is authorized, (ii) you agree to pay all fees and charges you incur including any applicable taxes, including all recurring Subscription fees unless and until you actively terminate your use of the Service in accordance with these Terms.
5.3 In setting up a Subscription you must provide us with accurate and complete registration information about yourself and any other person using the Service and you must ensure that your registration information is true, accurate, complete and up-to-date at all times. It is your responsibility to inform us promptly of any changes to your registration information.
6. USER IDS AND PASSWORDS
6.1 In order to use the Service, you must have a valid Neuron Learning/MyScilearn ID. To be a Registered User and to have your own Profile, you must provide Neuron Learning with your name, a valid email address and other information (“Registration Data”). As a Registered User, we will send you a password and a username for your Profile during the Service’s registration process.
6.2 You are responsible for the security and proper use of all of your User IDs and passwords used in connection with the Service and you must take all necessary steps to ensure they are kept confidential, secure, used properly and not disclosed to unauthorised people. You are responsible for all activities that occur under your password, User Account and/or Subscription. You must inform us immediately if there is any reason to believe that your password has, or is likely to, become known to someone not authorised to use it or is being or is likely to be used in an unauthorised way.
6.3 If you forget or lose a password or your User ID you must contact us and satisfy such security checks as we may operate. We reserve the right to suspend your User ID and password access to the Service if at any time we consider that there is, or is likely to be, a breach of security. We reserve the right, at our discretion, to require you to change any or all of the passwords used by you in connection with the service. You agree not to use another authorised visitor’s User ID and password to access the Service, either with or without their permission. We have the sole right to approve and reject any User ID or password that you may choose. We retain all right, title and interest in and to your User ID and password.
7. SPECIAL OFFERS
From time to time we may introduce special offers on the price of the Service. The terms of any such offer will, if you accept the offer, supersede these Terms to the extent of any conflict or inconsistency between those Terms and the terms of any such special offers.
8. USER CONTENT RULES
We may invite you to participate in blogs, message boards, online forums and other functionality through which you will be able to communicate with other users of the Service (“Communication Services”) by submitting various material for public display, in particular (without limitation) comments and messages (“User Content”). The Communication Services may include:
1. an online discussion forum for parents.
2. Individual message boards within the Service.
3. A suggestion and community board for children to post messages within the Service.
8.2 We reserve the right to review and keep a record of all User Content. We are not under any obligation to display User Content. As a condition of your use of any Communication Services, you agree to adhere to the following rules:
a: you agree that you will not submit any User Content, email, transmit or otherwise disseminate any material which (i) is defamatory, obscene, vulgar or indecent; (ii) may have the effect of being harassing, threatening, abusive or hateful; (iii) that otherwise discriminates against, degrades or intimidates an individual or group of individuals on the basis of religion, gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, age or disability; (iv) which breaches the rights of others (including copyright and other intellectual property rights); or (v) would otherwise cause you to breach these Terms;
b: you shall not submit User Content containing statements that advertise, promote or otherwise relate to any other online sites or ventures, discuss illegal activities or post personal details;
8.3 We reserve the right to monitor or moderate User Content to check whether it complies with these Terms. You may report another user’s behaviour using the reporting function provided as part of the Service. However, we are under no obligation to oversee, monitor or moderate User Content or any Communication Service we provide.
8.4 We may remove or refuse to display your User Content if it causes you to breach these Terms including any of your promises as set out in this paragraph 8 or for any other reason in our reasonable discretion.
8.5 Subject to paragraph 13.1, we expressly exclude our liability for any loss or damage arising from the publication of any User Content or the use of any Communication Service by you in contravention of these Terms, whether the Service is moderated or not.
9. LICENCE OF USER CONTENT
9.1 You grant us a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual licence (with rights to sublicense on identical terms and in multiple tiers) to use, exploit, adapt, perform, display, reproduce, communicate to the public and distribute the User Content through any media now or in future known. You waive in perpetuity in respect of the User Content the benefits of any provision of law known as moral rights or any similar law in any country.
9.2 You promise to us that you own the User Content and have the right to grant the licence set out in paragraph 9.1 above and that the User Content does not infringe the rights of any third party.
9.3 You promise that any User Content submitted by you does not cause you to breach these Terms including, in particular (without limitation) the promise made by you at paragraph 9.2.
10. RESTRICTIONS ON USE OF SERVICE
10.1 By using the Service (including the Communication Services), you agree that:
a: you will comply with all applicable local laws, regulations and rules in the country in which you reside when using the Service;
b: you will comply with any code of conduct or other guidelines which may be displayed within the Service or on our website from time to time in relation to the Service;
c: you will comply with any reasonable instructions that we give you in relation to your use of the Service;
d: you will not use the Service for any purpose other than your personal and non-commercial use;
e: you will not use the Service in any way that is unlawful or fraudulent or may lead to the encouragement, procurement or carrying out of any criminal activity;
f: you will not use the Service in order to distribute unsolicited communications including ‘spam’ email or other material in non-compliance with these Terms;
g: you will not transfer to, or use the Service for the purpose of transferring, files that contain viruses, trojans or other harmful programs or otherwise use the Service in any way that may damage or disrupt another’s computer; or access or attempt to access the accounts of other users or to penetrate or attempt to penetrate the Service’s security measures.
10..2 If we determine, in our sole and absolute discretion, that you have breached, or reasonably believe that you will breach these Terms, we may (i) immediately withdraw your right (on a temporary or permanent basis) to the Service; (ii) immediately (on a temporary or permanent basis) remove any User Content posted or uploaded by you; (iii) issue a warning to you; (iv) issue 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; (v) take further legal action against you; and/or (vi) disclose such information to law enforcement authorities as we reasonably feel is necessary.
11. TRADE MARKS AND OTHER INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
11.1 Your use of the Service and its contents grants no rights to you in relation to our intellectual property rights (including, amongst other things, any copyright, trade marks and other rights (whether registered or unregistered and including applications for the grant of such rights) in relation to the code, software, logos, designs, images, photographs, animations, videos and text in or on the Service) or the rights of third parties in the Service or its contents.
11.2 You may not copy, reproduce, republish, download, post, broadcast, record, transmit, commercially exploit, edit, communicate to the public or distribute in any way the services, web pages or materials on the Service or the computer code of elements comprising the Service, other than for your own personal use. Subject to the foregoing, you may download insubstantial excerpts of this content to your hard disk for the purpose of viewing it provided that no more than one copy of any information is made.
11.3 Any use other than that permitted under paragraph 10.2 may only be undertaken with our prior express authorisation in writing.
12. LINKS TO AND FROM OTHER WEBSITES
12.1 You acknowledge that parts of the Service may enable or assist it to access the website content of, correspond with, and purchase products and services from, third parties via third-party websites and that it does so solely at its own risk. We do not control third party websites or third party advertisements and are not responsible for their contents. Our inclusion of links and advertisements does not imply any endorsement of the material contained in such websites or advertisements or any association with their operators.
12.2 We make no representation or commitment and shall have no liability or obligation whatsoever in relation to the content or use of, or correspondence with, any such third-party website, or any transactions completed, and any contract entered into by you, with any such third party. Any contract entered into and any transaction completed via any third-party website is between you and the relevant third party, and not us.
13. OUR LEGAL OBLIGATIONS AND LIMITS ON LIABILITY
13.1 Nothing in these Terms shall exclude or limit our liability for (i) fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation; (ii) death or personal injury resulting from our negligence or the negligence of our employees, agents or sub-contractors; or (iii) any other liability to the extent that the same may not be excluded or limited as a matter of law.
13.2 Except as otherwise provided in this Agreement, we make no representations or warranties, and hereby exclude all conditions, terms, representations and warranties, express or implied, regarding any matter, including fitness for a particular purpose, satisfactory quality or interference with enjoyment.
13.3 Subject to paragraphs 13.1 and 13.2 and to the extent permitted by applicable law, we, other members of our Group and third parties connected to us shall not be liable to you under or in connection with this Agreement for:
13.4 Neuronlearning.com does not assume any responsibility for any improvement of your Language learning.
i. any indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by you arising from or related to this Agreement (including without limitation in connection with the Service and/or any materials posted on it);
ii.any liability for direct or indirect (i) loss or corruption of or damage to data; (ii) loss of income or revenue; (iii) loss or damage to your computer system; (iv) loss of business; or (v) loss of profits; (vi) loss of contracts; (vii) loss of anticipated savings; (viii) loss resulting from damage to reputation; or (ix) loss of goodwill, in each case whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty or otherwise, even if foreseeable.
13.5 Subject to paragraphs 13.1, 13.2, 13.3 and 13.4, in relation to your other direct losses, our total liability to you, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty or otherwise shall be limited in aggregate to an amount equal to the standard purchase price for 12 month’s membership for one User Account as at the time that you first register your first User Account.
13.7 While every effort is made to reliably provide the Service, outages and unexpected downtime may occur from time to time, which may result in loss Service or parts of it may be suspended temporarily and without notice in the case of system failure, maintenance or repair or for reasons reasonably beyond our control.
13.8 You are responsible for ensuring that you have adequate access to the internet in order to use the Service, and we are not in any way responsible for interruptions in the Service to you that occur as a result of your having a poor connection or no connection to the internet, or delays or damage resulting from transferring data over communications networks including the internet. You are responsible for ensuring that you have adequate anti-virus protection on any computer that you use to access the Service.
13.9 Commentary and other materials posted as part of the Service are not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed. We therefore disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by any user of the Service, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.
13.10 We reserve the right to discontinue, withdraw, terminate or modify the Service or any part of the Service at any time with or without notice or further liability to you.
14. TERMINATION AND SUSPENSION
14.1 You may terminate your access to the Service at any time for any reason (including where we breach these Terms) without penalty by emailing us. Having sent us such an email, you will continue to have access to the Service until such time as any remaining membership period lapses, but we will not refund any membership fees.
14.2 We may terminate these Terms or suspend your account at any time without liability and with or without notice to you if: (a) you breach these Terms (b) you have not used the Service for 2 years; or© if the Service is going to be shut down or merged with other services.
14.3 If you or we terminate these Terms under paragraph 14.1 or 14.2 respectively, we may delete your Subscription and any related User Account(s) (including your registration information, profile details and your User Content. For that reason, we recommend that you keep a copy of your User Content.
15 . INDEMNITY
15.1 You agree to indemnify and hold us and any member of the Neuron Learning Group harmless from any claims, proceedings, actions or demands including reasonable legal fees made by any third party due to or arising out of your breach of these Terms or your violation of the rights of another. You agree that the provisions in this paragraph will survive any termination of your access to the Service.
16. TRANSFER / ASSIGNMENT
16.1 You agree that we may transfer, sub-contract or delegate any or all of our obligations under these Terms to any third party.
17. GOVERNING LAW AND JURISDICTION
17.1 These Terms and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with them or their subject matter or formation or your use of the Service (including non-contractual disputes or claims) shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Ireland and both parties irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Irish courts in respect of any such dispute or claim.
18.1 If any court or competent authority finds that any provision of these Terms (or part of any provision) is invalid, illegal or unenforceable, that provision or part-provision shall, to the extent required, be deemed to be deleted, and the validity and enforceability of the other provisions of these Terms shall not be affected.
18.2 If any invalid, unenforceable or illegal provision of these Terms would be valid, enforceable and legal if some part of it were deleted, the provision shall apply with the minimum modification necessary to make it legal, valid and enforceable.
19 CHANGES TO THESE TERMS OR THE SERVICE
19.1 We may modify, suspend or discontinue the Service or these Terms (or any part thereof, including changes to what is included in Service) at any time to reflect changes in market conditions affecting our business, changes in technology, changes in payment, changes in relevant laws and regulatory requirements.
19.2 If we reasonably think that a change to the Service or these Terms under paragraph 17.1 will benefit you or have neutral impact on you, we may make the change without telling you.
19.3 If we reasonably think that a change to the Service or these Terms under paragraph 17.1 will have a material detrimental impact on you, we will give you adequate notice by email and you may exercise your right under paragraph 14.1 to terminate these Terms. An example of a change to the Service that may have a material detrimental impact on you would be if we withdrew a key advertised feature of the Service without offering a reasonably comparable alternative feature.
19.4 We recommend that you regularly review the most up to date version of these Terms and Conditions located here. These Terms were last updated on 6th April 2015. We recommend that you print a copy of these terms.