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Terms of Service (the "Terms")

By using our website, email services or any of our software or services (the "Services") you understand and agree that Bitesized Languages Ltd, whose principal place of business is 125 Harbut Road, London, SW11 2RD (also referred to as "Bitesized", "Us", and "We") will treat your use of the Services as acceptance of the Terms from that point onwards.

Please also read our Privacy Policy.

Social Decorum

Aspects of our service are social and allow interaction with other students and users, including messaging other users, leaving comments and uploading images and materials. We encourage supportive and constructive communication. We expect our users to be considerate to each other. Abuse, harassment, profane or innapropriate behaviour will not be tolerated and we may suspend or delete accounts if we see this behaviour or receive complaints.

Your Profile

We provide the ability for you to create a public profile for social purposes, including personal details and one more photos of yourself. This information (with the exception of your contact details) is visible to other users and must not be of a sexual, profane, offensive or inappopriate nature. Any profile information must be about you and you alone, must be accurate and representative. You may not use your profile to advertise services, business or websites. If you wish to advertise language-related services that you offer as an individual then you may register in our tutor directory or language exchange.

Intellectual Property

Any written text, audio, image, video, data files, computer software, music etc. ("Content") in the services provided by Bitesized Languages was created by and belongs to Us. We provide it to you, whether as part of a free or paid service, for your personal educational benefit. We retain all rights over the content. In addition, some of the content we provide may be protected by intellectual property rights which are owned by third parties. You may not modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute or create derivative works based on this Content (either in whole or in part) unless you have been specifically told that you may do so by Bitesized Languages or by the owners of that Content, in a separate agreement.

Uploading Materials & IP

Some of our services may allow you to upload, or write your own educational material for the benefit of yourself or others. If you post your own content to public areas of our Services then you are automatically granting Us the right to publish that material to our users and asserting that you own the rights to that content in the first place.

By using our services you agree not to upload any material that is illegal, libelous, defamatory, of a sexually explicit or innapropriate nature, or anything that could violate the rights of other parties. We reserve the right to remove uploaded content that violates our Terms or that receives complaints.

You agree that you are solely responsible for (and that Bitesized Languages has no responsibility to you or to any third party for) any Content that you create, transmit or display while using the Services and for the consequences of your actions (including any loss or damage which Bitesized Languages may suffer) by doing so.

One Person One Account

Each account is intended for use by a single person. You agree not to give anyone else your password or let other people use your account with Us but encourage them to create their own account instead. We reserve the right to delete accounts (whether paid or free) if we determine they are being used by more than one person.

Email Service Subscriptions

By signing up to our email services, you agree to let us send Content to you by email. Our Content is intended to be educationally beneficial to you, but may also have sponsorship, advertising or marketing materials or messages included with it to help pay for the services you receive from us.

Whilst you may recieve marketing or promotional messages from Us, we will not pass on or sell your contact details on directly to third parties.

Language Exchange & Tutor Directory

  • If you sign up to our Language Exchange or Tutor Directory and supply your Skype (or other Instant Messaging service) account details or other contact details, these details may be requested by other members of the exchange so that they can connect with you. If you grant permission, your details will be then be revealed and you may communicate with that person directly.

Tools & Games

Whilst we make every effort to ensure the Content our our educational Tools and Games is accurate, it is inevitable that some Content may contain errors or typing mistakes. If you discover a mistake in our Content, please advise us immediately so that we can correct it.

EXCLUSION OF WARRANTIES

1.1 NOTHING IN THESE TERMS, INCLUDING SECTIONS 1 AND 2, SHALL EXCLUDE OR LIMIT BITESIZED'S WARRANTY OR LIABILITY FOR LOSSES WHICH MAY NOT BE LAWFULLY EXCLUDED OR LIMITED BY APPLICABLE LAW. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OR THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR LOSS OR DAMAGE CAUSED BY NEGLIGENCE, BREACH OF CONTRACT OR BREACH OF IMPLIED TERMS, OR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. ACCORDINGLY, ONLY THE LIMITATIONS WHICH ARE LAWFUL IN YOUR JURISDICTION WILL APPLY TO YOU AND OUR LIABILITY WILL BE LIMITED TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

1.2 YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK AND THAT THE SERVICES ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE."

1.3 IN PARTICULAR, BITESIZED, ITS SUBSIDIARIES AND AFFILIATES, AND ITS LICENSORS DO NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT TO YOU THAT:

(A) YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS,

(B) YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE OR FREE FROM ERROR,

(C) ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED BY YOU AS A RESULT OF YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE, AND

(D) THAT DEFECTS IN THE OPERATION OR FUNCTIONALITY OF ANY SOFTWARE PROVIDED TO YOU AS PART OF THE SERVICES WILL BE CORRECTED.

1.4 ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE SERVICES IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND THAT YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR OTHER DEVICE OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH MATERIAL.

1.5 NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM BITESIZED OR THROUGH OR FROM THE SERVICES SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THE TERMS.

1.6 BITESIZED FURTHER EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.

2.1 LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

* SUBJECT TO OVERALL PROVISION IN PARAGRAPH 1.1 ABOVE, YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT BITESIZED, ITS SUBSIDIARIES AND AFFILIATES, AND ITS LICENSORS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR:

(A) ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES WHICH MAY BE INCURRED BY YOU, HOWEVER CAUSED AND UNDER ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY.. THIS SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO, ANY LOSS OF PROFIT (WHETHER INCURRED DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY), ANY LOSS OF GOODWILL OR BUSINESS REPUTATION, ANY LOSS OF DATA SUFFERED, COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES, OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSS;

(B) ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE WHICH MAY BE INCURRED BY YOU, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOSS OR DAMAGE AS A RESULT OF:

(I) ANY RELIANCE PLACED BY YOU ON THE COMPLETENESS, ACCURACY OR EXISTENCE OF ANY ADVERTISING, OR AS A RESULT OF ANY RELATIONSHIP OR TRANSACTION BETWEEN YOU AND ANY ADVERTISER OR SPONSOR WHOSE ADVERTISING APPEARS ON THE SERVICES;

(II) ANY CHANGES WHICH BITESIZED MAY MAKE TO THE SERVICES, OR FOR ANY PERMANENT OR TEMPORARY CESSATION IN THE PROVISION OF THE SERVICES (OR ANY FEATURES WITHIN THE SERVICES);

(III) THE DELETION OF, CORRUPTION OF, OR FAILURE TO STORE, ANY CONTENT AND OTHER COMMUNICATIONS DATA MAINTAINED OR TRANSMITTED BY OR THROUGH YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES;

(III) YOUR FAILURE TO PROVIDE BITESIZED WITH ACCURATE ACCOUNT INFORMATION;

(IV) YOUR FAILURE TO KEEP YOUR PASSWORD OR ACCOUNT DETAILS SECURE AND CONFIDENTIAL;

2.2 THE LIMITATIONS ON BITESIZED'S LIABILITY TO YOU IN PARAGRAPH 2.1 ABOVE SHALL APPLY WHETHER OR NOT BITESIZED HAS BEEN ADVISED OF OR SHOULD HAVE BEEN AWARE OF THE POSSIBILITY OF ANY SUCH LOSSES ARISING.