Website terms and conditions of use
Please read the website terms and conditions carefully before using this site.
1.1. These terms tell you the rules for using our website www.hfleducation.org (our site).
1.3. If you do not agree to these terms, you must not use our site.
1.4. We recommend that you save a copy of these terms for future reference.
If you purchase goods from our site, our Terms and conditions of supply (www.hfleducation.org/supply-goods-terms-and-conditions) will apply to the sales.
1.6. We amend these terms from time to time. Every time you wish to use our site, please check these terms to ensure you understand the terms that apply at that time. These terms were most recently updated on 24th July 2019.
2.1. www.hfleducation.org is a site operated by Herts fort Learning Limited ("We") trading as HFL Education. We are registered in England and Wales under company number 08419581 and have our registered office at Robertson House, Six Hills Way, Stevenage, Hertfordshire, SG1 2FQ. Our main trading address is also Herts for Learning, Robertson House, Six Hills Way, Stevenage, Hertfordshire, SG1 2FQ. Our VAT number is GB164460021.
2.2. We are a limited company.
2.3. To contact us, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone our customer service line on 01438 845111.
3.1. We may update and change our site from time to time to reflect changes to our products, our users' needs and our business priorities. We will try to give you reasonable notice of any major changes.
3.2. We do not guarantee that our site, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. We may suspend or withdraw or restrict the availability of all or any part of our site for business and operational reasons. We will try to give you reasonable notice of any suspension or withdrawal.
3.4. Our site is directed to people residing in England. We do not represent that content available on or through our site is appropriate for use or available in other locations.
3.7. Herts for Learning expressly reserves the right to terminate registration to the hertsforlearning.co.uk website (either completely or for individuals) at any time and for any reason and Herts for Learning shall have no liability whatsoever for restricting or removing such access.
3.8. Herts for Learning may alter without notice the arrangements for access to this website or change the content, presentation and/or facilities of this website.
4.1. If you choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential. You must not disclose it to any third party.
4.3. If you know or suspect that anyone other than you knows your user identification code or password, you must promptly notify us at email@example.com
5.1. We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our site, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.
5.2. You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our site for your personal use and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to content posted on our site.
5.3. Any copies of these pages saved to disk or to any other storage medium may only be used for subsequent viewing purposes or to print extracts for your own personal, non-commercial use.
5.4. You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.
5.5. Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on our site must always be acknowledged.
5.6. You must not reproduce any or part of the content on our site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.
5.8. No part of this website may be reproduced or transmitted to or stored in any other website.
5.9. Except to the limited extent set out above, you are not permitted to copy, broadcast, download, store (in any medium), transmit, show or play in public, adapt or change in any way the content of this website for any other purpose whatsoever without Herts for Learning's express, prior, written permission.
6.1. The content on our site is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on our site.
6.2. Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our site, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our site is accurate, complete or up to date.
7.1. Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. Such links should not be interpreted as approval by us of those linked websites or information you may obtain from them. HFL have no control over the contents of those sites or resources.
7.2. Herts for Learning does not endorse any linked entities nor authorise any act which may be in breach of copyright or any other third party rights which are protected in law or by international treaties world-wide. Herts for Learning Ltd does not accept any responsibility or liability for privacy practices or the content on any third party website.
7.3. Users should not set up links from their own websites to any part of the Herts for Learning website (whether by hypertext linking, deep-linking, framing, tagging or otherwise) without the prior written consent of Herts for Learning Ltd. Any request for consent to link to the www.hfleducation.org website should be sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Herts for Learning may, at its absolute discretion, and without providing a reason, grant or withhold such consent.
7.4. You should not assume that because you reached our website via a link from a third party site that Herts for Learning has given its consent to such a link.
7.5. You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it.
7.6. You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.
7.7. You must not establish a link to our site in any website that is not owned by you.
7.8. Our site must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of our site other than the home page.
7.9. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.
7.10. If you wish to link to or make any use of content on our site other than that set out above, please contact email@example.com
8.1. This website may include information and materials uploaded by other users of the site, including to bulletin boards and chat rooms. This information and these materials have not been verified or approved by us. The views expressed by other users on our site do not represent our views or values.
8.2. Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload content to our site, or to make contact with other users of our site, you must comply with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy.
8.3. You warrant that any such contribution does comply with those standards, and you will be liable to us and indemnify us for any breach of that warranty. This means you will be responsible for any loss or damage we suffer as a result of your breach of warranty.
8.4. Any content you upload to our site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. You retain all of your ownership rights in your content, but you are required to grant us (and other users of our site) a limited licence to use, store and copy that content and to distribute and make it available to third parties.
8.5. We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any content posted or uploaded by you to our site constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy.
8.6. We have the right to remove any posting you make on our site if, in our opinion, your post does not comply with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy.
8.7. You are solely responsible for securing and backing up your content.
8.8. If you wish to complain about content uploaded by other users please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone our customer service line on 01438 845111.
9.1. Herts for Learning Ltd shall not be liable for any direct, special, indirect or consequential or incidental damages including loss of profit or loss of opportunity as a result of the use of or the inability to use any items that have been ordered on this website.
9.2. You agree to indemnify us and our agents, officers, directors and employees, immediately and on demand, against all claims, liability, damages, costs and expenses, including legal fees, arising out of any breach of any of our terms and conditions.
9.3. We are not responsible for viruses and you must not introduce them
9.4. We do not guarantee that our site will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.
9.5. You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform to access our site. You should use your own virus protection software.
9.6. You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site.
9.7.1. You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our site will cease immediately.
Whether you are a consumer or a business user:
9.7.2. We do not exclude or limit in any way our liability to you where it would be unlawful to do so. This includes liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence or the negligence of our employees, agents or subcontractors and for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation.
9.7.3. Different limitations and exclusions of liability will apply to liability arising as a result of the supply of any products to you, which will be set out in our Terms and conditions of supply
If you are a business user:
9.8.1. We exclude all implied conditions, warranties, representations or other terms that may apply to our site or any content on it.
9.8.2. We will not be liable to you for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with:
use of, or inability to use, our site; or
use of or reliance on any content displayed on our site.
9.8.3. In particular, we will not be liable for:
loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue;
loss of anticipated savings;
loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; or
any indirect or consequential loss or damage.
If you are a consumer user:
9.9.1. You agree not to use our site for any commercial or business purposes, and we have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity.
9.9.2. If defective digital content that we have supplied, damages a device or digital content belonging to you and this is caused by our failure to use reasonable care and skill, we will either repair the damage or pay you compensation.
9.9.3. Herts for Learning will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our site or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.
10.1. All brand names, product names and/or service names used in this website are trademarks, trade names, service marks or copyrights of Herts for Learning Ltd. Any use of any such brand name, product name and/or service name without the express, prior, written consent of Herts for Learning Ltd may constitute an infringement of those rights and Herts for Learning Ltd gives no permission for the use of any such item in any way whatsoever.
10.2. "Herts for Learning", “Early Years Outcomes Toolkit”, “Investors in Parents”, “Parent2Parent (P2P)” and "Exchanging Excellence" are UK registered trademarks of Herts for Learning Limited. You are not permitted to use them without our approval.
11.1. Unless the right of enforcement is expressly provided it is not intended that a third party should have the right to pursue any right under this Contract pursuant to this Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999.
12.1. If any provision of these terms and conditions shall be unlawful, void or unenforceable for any reason then that provision shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions.
13.1. Herts for Learning may add to or change these terms and conditions. It is your responsibility as a user to refer to these terms and conditions on accessing this website. Changes will be effective immediately after posting to this website and you will be deemed to have accepted any change if you continue to access this website after that time.
13.2. Herts for Learning reserves the right to change these terms and conditions at any time without prior notice by amending these online.
14.1. These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. Any dispute arising under these Terms and Conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.
14.2. Not withstanding the provisions of paragraph 14.1 (above), should this website be accessed by anyone outside of England and Wales, it shall be that person's responsibility to ensure compliance with any locals laws to the extent that they do or may apply.