Life Lessons Education 

Website terms

Thank you for visiting https://www.lifelessons.co.uk (the “Life Lessons Website”). The Life Lessons Website is a website operated by Life Lessons Education Limited (“Life Lessons” / “we” / “our” / “us”). It includes the “Life Lessons Platform”, which is the part of the Life Lessons Website which you can only access if your school has an account with us.

We are registered in England and Wales under company number 08231699 and have our registered office at 71-75 Shelton Street, London, WC2H 9JQ. Our VAT number is 160 4858 06.

The following terms and conditions (“Terms”) govern your use of the Life Lessons Website and you should read them carefully before using this website. In particular, for details on the cookies we use and how to change your browser settings, please see our Cookie Policy below.

To contact us, please email nicole@lifelessons.co.uk

WHO DO THESE TERMS APPLY TO?

These Terms apply to:

  • “Visitor(s)” to the Life Lessons Website, i.e. someone who visits and/or uses the Life Lessons Website but who does not access the Life Lessons Platform;
  • “Student(s)” using the Life Lessons Platform, i.e. someone who uses the Life Lessons Platform to learn about Relationships and Sex Education or Wellbeing;
  • “Teacher(s)” using the Life Lessons Platform, i.e. someone who uses the Life Lessons Platform in a teaching or supervisory capacity, for example, to provide feedback, opinions or comments on Students (and review feedback, opinions or comments provided by other Teachers), to review Students’ academic performance, activities and/or comments, and to set target actions for Students;
  • “Other School Staff”, i.e. someone who has been given administrative access rights to the Life Lessons Platform and is using the Life Lessons Platform to administer Students’ use of the Life Lessons Platform and carry out supervisory tasks. 

Unless we say otherwise, these Terms apply to all Visitors, Students, Teachers, Other and School Staff.

WHAT DO THESE TERMS COVER?

These Terms include:

  1. Our Terms of Use, which govern the use of the Life Lessons Website;
  2. Our Acceptable Use Policy, which sets out the permitted uses and prohibited uses of the Life Lessons Website. When using the Life Lessons Website, you must comply with this Acceptable Use Policy.
  3. Our Cookie Policy, which sets out information about the cookies on the Life Lessons Website.

These Terms also refer to our Privacy Policy, which sets out the terms on which we process any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us.

We may amend these Terms from time to time. Please check these Terms regularly to ensure you understand the terms that apply at that time.

1. Website Terms Of Use

ACCESSING THE Life Lessons WEBSITE

You may access and use some areas of the Life Lessons Website as a Visitor. However, certain areas of the Life Lessons Website (the Life Lessons Platform) are only accessible to you if you are a Student, Teacher or Other Staff Member.

By using the Life Lessons Website, you confirm that you accept these Terms of Use and that you agree to comply with them.

If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, you must not use the Life Lessons Website.

WE MAY MAKE CHANGES TO THE Life Lessons WEBSITE

We may update and change the Life Lessons Website from time to time to reflect changes to, for example, our users’ needs or technical, operational or other business priorities.

WE MAY SUSPEND OR WITHDRAW THE Life Lessons WEBSITE

We do not guarantee that the Life Lessons Website, 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 the Life Lessons Website for business, technical and/or operational reasons. We will try to give you reasonable notice of any suspension or withdrawal.

We will not be liable to you if, for any reason, the Life Lessons Website is unavailable at any time.

YOU MUST KEEP YOUR ACCOUNT DETAILS SAFE

If you choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, username, 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.

We have the right to disable any user identification code, username or password, whether chosen by you or allocated by us, at any time, if in our reasonable opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these Terms of Use.

If you know or suspect that anyone other than you knows your user identification code, username or password, you must promptly notify us at info@Life Lessons.org.

HOW YOU MAY USE MATERIAL ON THE Life Lessons WEBSITE

We are the owner or the licensee of any and all intellectual property rights in the Life Lessons Website and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.

You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from the Life Lessons Website for your personal use.

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.

Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on the Life Lessons Website must always be acknowledged.

You must not use any part of the content or materials on the Life Lessons Website for commercial purposes (other than as set out in our Privacy Policy) without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.

If you print off, copy or download any part of the Life Lessons Website in breach of these Terms of Use, your right to use the Life Lessons Website will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

DO NOT RELY ON THE INFORMATION ON THE Life Lessons WEBSITE

The content which we provide on the Life Lessons Website 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 the Life Lessons Website.

Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on the Life Lessons Website, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on the Life Lessons Website is accurate, complete or up to date.

WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR WEBSITES WE LINK TO

Where the Life Lessons Website contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources.

USER GENERATED CONTENT IS NOT APPROVED BY US

The Life Lessons Platform may include information and materials uploaded by Students, Teachers, or Other School Staff. This information and these materials have not been verified or approved by us. The views expressed by Students, Teachers, or Other School Staff on the Life Lessons Website do not represent our views or values.

If you wish to complain about information and materials uploaded by Students, Teachers, or Other School Staff please contact us at info@Life Lessons.org.

UPLOADING CONTENT TO THE Life Lessons PLATFORM

Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload content to the Life Lessons Platform, or to otherwise make content available to other Students, Teachers, or Other School Staff, you must comply with the content standards in our Acceptable Use Policy.

We have the right to remove any content you post or upload to the Life Lessons Platform if, in our opinion, that content does not comply with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy.

When you submit comments, opinions or other feedback to us about the Life Lessons Website, you agree that we can use and share (but do not have to) such feedback for any purpose without compensation to you.

WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR VIRUSES AND YOU MUST NOT INTRODUCE THEM

We do not guarantee that the Life Lessons Website will be secure or free from bugs or viruses. You should use your own virus protection software.

You must not misuse the Life Lessons Website 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 the Life Lessons Website, the server on which the Life Lessons Website is stored or any server, computer or database connected to the Life Lessons Website. You must not attack the Life Lessons Website 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 the Life Lessons Website will cease immediately.

To the fullest extent permissible by law, we will not be liable to you for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-services 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 the Life Lessons Website or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or any website linked to it.

RULES ABOUT LINKING TO THE Life Lessons WEBSITE

You may link to our home page or sign-in page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it.

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.

You must not establish a link to the Life Lessons Website in any website that is not owned by you.

The Life Lessons Website must not be framed on any other website, nor may you create a link to any part of our site other than the home page.

We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

The website in which you are linking must comply in all respects with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy.

If you wish to link to or make any use of content on the Life Lessons Website other than that set out above, please contact us at info@Life Lessons.org.

WHICH COUNTRY’S LAWS APPLY TO ANY DISPUTES?

These Terms of Use, their subject matter and their formation, are governed by English law. You and we both agree that the courts of England and Wales will have exclusive jurisdiction except that if you are a resident in another jurisdiction, in which case you may also bring proceedings in your home jurisdiction.

In addition, please note that disputes may be submitted for online resolution to the European Commission Online Dispute Resolution platform:

https://webgate.ec.europa.eu/odr/main/index.cfm?event=main.home.chooseLanguage

SEVERABILITY

If any court or competent authority decides that any of the provisions of these Terms of Use are invalid, unlawful or unenforceable to any extent, the term will, to that extent only, be severed from the remaining terms, which will continue to be valid to the fullest extent permitted by law.

MISCELLANEOUS

Any words following the terms including, include, in particular, for example or any similar expression shall be construed as illustrative and shall not limit the sense of the words, description, definition, phrase or term preceding those terms.

2. Acceptable Use Policy

This Acceptable Use Policy sets out the content standards that apply when you upload content to the Life Lessons Website, link to the Life Lessons Website, or interact with the Life Lessons Website in any other way.

PROHIBITED USES

You may only use the Life Lessons Website for lawful purposes. You may not use the Life Lessons Website:

(i) in any way that breaches any applicable law or regulation;

(ii) in any way that is unlawful or fraudulent, or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose;

(iii)   for the purpose of harming or attempting to harm others in any way (including bullying, intimidating, abusing, threatening, harassing, defaming or violating any rights of another person, including Students and Teachers);

(iv)   to send, knowingly receive, upload, download, use or re-use any material which does not comply with our content standards (set out below); or

(v)   to knowingly transmit any data, send or upload any material that contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time-bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or any other harmful programs or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware.

You also agree not to:

(i) reproduce, duplicate, copy or re-sell any part of the Life Lessons Website in contravention of the provisions of our Terms of Use;

(ii) access without authority, interfere with, damage or disrupt:

  • any part of the Life Lessons Website; or
  • any equipment or network on which the Life Lessons Website is stored;

 (iii)  access the Life Lessons Website through accounts of other Students, Teachers, or Other School Staff without permission, or misrepresent the source, identity, or content of information transmitted via the Life Lessons Website or perform any other similar fraudulent activity;

(iv)   upload files to the Life Lessons Website that contain software or content protected by intellectual property laws (patents, trademarks, trade secrets, copyrights or other proprietary rights) or confidentiality, unless you own or control such rights or have received all necessary consents;

(vi)   directly or indirectly transfer any data you receive from us to (or use such data in connection with) any social network or similar third party, even if a Student, Teacher, or Other School Staff consents to such transfer; or

(vii)  sell or distribute any information or content provided by or related to us or modify, adapt, translate or create derivative works based on statements or material on the Life Lessons Website.

CONTENT STANDARDS

These content standards apply to any and all content which you post or upload to the Life Lessons Website (contributions), including records of interactions with your Students or Teacher(s) and Teachers’ feedback, opinions and comments about Students, etc.

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

Contributions must:

(i) be accurate (where they state facts);

(ii) be genuinely held (where they state opinions); and

(iii)   comply with applicable law in the UK and in any country from which they are posted.

Contributions must not:

(i) contain any material which is defamatory of any person;

(ii) contain any material which is obscene, offensive, hateful or inflammatory;

(iii)   promote discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age;

(iv)   infringe any copyright, database right or trade mark of any other person;

(v)   be likely to deceive any person;

(vi)   be made in breach of any legal duty owed to a third party, such as a contractual duty or a duty of confidence;

(vii)  promote any illegal activity;

(viii) be threatening, abuse or invade another’s privacy, or cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety or be otherwise objectionable;

(ix)   be likely to harass, upset, embarrass, alarm or annoy any other person;

(x)   be used to impersonate any person, or to misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person; or

(xi)   give the impression that they emanate from us, if this is not the case.

If you see something on the Life Lessons Website that you find objectionable or you believe breaches this Acceptable Use Policy, please promptly report it to us at info@Life Lessons.org. Please keep in mind that this does not guarantee that we will remove the content from the Life Lessons Website.

BREACH OF THIS POLICY

We will determine, in our discretion, whether there has been a breach of the provisions of this Acceptable Use Policy. When a breach has occurred, we may take such action as we deem appropriate.

Failure to comply with the provisions of this Acceptable Use Policy, constitutes a material breach of our Terms of Use upon which you are permitted to use the Life Lessons Website, and may result in us taking any or all of the following actions:

(i) temporary or permanent removal of any content you have uploaded to the Life Lessons Website; and/or

(ii) disclosure of information to the police if we reasonably feel it is necessary.

The responses described in this Acceptable Use Policy are not limited, and we may take any other action we reasonably deem appropriate.

3. Cookie Policy

We use cookies, which are small files of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer or other electronic device if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to the hard drive of your computer or electronic device.

We use the following cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies which are required for the operation of the Life Lessons Website. They include, for example, cookies that enable Students, Teachers, or Other School Staff to log into the Life Lessons Platform.
  • Analytical/performance cookies. These are cookies which allow us to recognise and count Visitors and to see how Visitors move around the Life Lessons Website when they are using it. They also enable us to see how Students, Teachers, or Other School Staff use the Life Lessons Platform. This helps us to improve the way the Life Lessons Website works.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:


CookiePurpose
(1)AWSALBStrictly necessary cookie. Associated with the Amazon Web Services Elastic Load Balancing functionality for routing client requests between Life Lessons servers.
(2)ASP.NET_SessionIdStrictly necessary cookie. Associated with Miscrosoft .NET based technologies to allow users of the Life Lessons platform to remain logged in.
(3)_ga_gid_gatAnalytical/performance cookies. As per:https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage

By continuing to access and use the Life Lessons Website you accept our use of the analytical/performance cookies described in (3) above. Our use of the strictly necessary cookies set out in (1) and (2) above is within our legitimate interests and your consent is not required.

You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of some or all cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or part of the Life Lessons Website.

For more detailed information about cookies and how they can be managed and deleted, please visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

These Terms were last updated in December 2020.