(Relating to the use of the First Tutors Website)
We are EduNation Limited, a company incorporated in England and Wales under registration number 06071367. Our registered office is Summerdale Head Dyke Lane, Pilling, Preston, Lancashire, United Kingdom, PR3 6SJ but our principal place of business is Bay Business Centre, West End Community Enterprise Centre, Westminster Road, Morecambe, Lancashire, United Kingdom, LA4 4JE. Our VAT number is 979 0593 63.
This document (Terms) sets out the terms and conditions on which we provide our First Tutors website (Website) and the services available through the Website (Services) to you as a user of the Website or the Services (User, you or your). By using the Website or our Services or registering with us, you are confirming that you agree to these Terms so please take the time to read and understand them.
If you use the Website or the Services to offer your services as a tutor, references in these Terms to Tutor apply to you (in particular paragraph 4). If you use the Website or the Services to help you to find a Tutor, references in these Terms to Tutee apply to you (in particular paragraph 3). If you use the Website or the Services to provide services via a different form than a Tutor, references in these Terms to Company or Companies apply to you (for example Company or Companies shall include but not be limited to advertisers and learning centres). Some provisions in these Terms are expressly stated to apply only to Tutors or Companies. All other provisions in these Terms apply to all Users (in particular, since Tutee-level access is available to all Tutors, the provisions of paragraph 3 apply to Tutors as well as Tutees).
You should be aware that these Terms may change from time to time in accordance with paragraph 10.4.
IMPORTANT: You must ensure that the e-mail address and other contact details (such as postal address, postcode and telephone number) we hold for you are kept up-to-date. We may need to contact you for important messages. If you change your contact details you must inform us of the new details through your account settings.
If you are a Tutee or if, as a Tutor, you enjoy Tutee-level access, the following provisions in paragraph 3 apply to you.
If you are a Tutor, the following provisions in paragraph 4 apply to you. If you are not a Tutor, these provisions do not apply to you.
First Tutors is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
First Tutors may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 01/11/2005.
We may collect the following information:
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
Our website may contain links to enable you to visit other websites of interest easily. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.
You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please login to your member's area to make a correction.
The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only. The information is provided by First Tutors and whilst we endeavour to keep the information up-to-date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.
In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of or in connection with the use of this website.
Through this website you are able to link to other websites which are not under the control of First Tutors. We have no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.
Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly. However, First Tutors takes no responsibility for and will not be liable for the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.
This website and its content is copyright of First Tutors - ©First Tutors 2005-2016. All rights reserved.
Any redistribution or reproduction of part or all of the contents in any form is prohibited other than the following:
You may not, except with our express written permission, distribute or commercially exploit the content. Nor may you transmit it or store it in any other website or other form of electronic retrieval system.
Cookies are small files containing information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive that can be read by your web browser. Our website uses several different types of cookies to improve our site and your user experience. They cannot be used to identify you personally, cannot carry viruses, or install malware.
A cookie is a piece of data sent to your device from a website. This means the website can recognise your device if you return to the same website. Cookies do not contain any personal information about you and cannot be used to identify an individual user. A cookie often includes a unique identifier, which is an anonymous number (randomly generated) and is stored on your device. Some expire at the end of your website session; others remain on your computer for longer.
These pieces of information are used to improve services for you through, for example:
We only use a very minimal set of site cookies. None of our cookies store or track any personal details. Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of the First Tutors website. Our cookies are:
We use a few external services to improve our user's experience on our site. Some or all of these may create cookies. We do not control the dissemination of these cookies. The main types of these cookies are as follows:
You can find more information about the individual 3rd party cookies our site uses and the purposes for each below:
Our website contains links to other relevant websites. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
You can block cookies by changing your browser settings to refuse some (or all) cookies. The following are links to help you do so for major browsers. If you block all cookies (including essential session cookies) you will not be able to use our service!