Terms and conditions
Welcome to www.global-student.online the online English practice programme. (“Global Student”)
This agreement (the “Agreement”) represents the entire contract between you and Global Student with respect to the above mentioned site(s) (the "Site") and the trial and fee-based subscription services therein.
By visiting, becoming a member of, using a trial subscription to, or purchasing a paid subscription to Global Student, you agree, without qualification, to be bound by the terms and conditions (the “Terms”) of use set out below.
1. Acceptance of the Terms
2. Changes to these Terms
3. Provision of the Services
4. Your Rights
5. Use of the Service
6. Intellectual Property Rights
7. Access and Interference
8. Privacy and Security Policy
9. Community forums, chats, message boards, pen pals, and email conduct
10. Fees and payments
1. ACCEPTANCE OF THE TERMS
By using the information, tools, features and functionality located on www.global-student.online (together the "Service" or the "Services"), you agree to be bound by this Agreement and the Terms, whether you are a "Visitor" (which means that you simply browse the Global Student website) or you are a "Member" (which means that you have registered with Global Student, for either a trial subscription or paid subscription). The term "you" or "User" refers to a Visitor or a Member. The term "we" refers to Global Student Education and Training Network. If you wish to become a Member, communicate with other Members and/or make use of the Service, you must read this Agreement and indicate your acceptance during the registration process.
If you do not agree with all the Terms, do not use the Site.
Please review all of the Terms carefully before using the Site.
By using the Site, you agree to be bound by the Terms and confirm that you are either: (i) over the age of 16 and able to form legally binding contracts; or (ii) are otherwise able to form legally binding contracts and that this Agreement shall be considered a legally binding contract (e.g. you have parental consent where required).
Before you continue, you should print or save a copy of this Agreement for your records.
2. CHANGES TO THESE TERMS
3. PROVISION OF THE SERVICES
From time to time and without prior notice to you, we may change, expand and improve the Site and Services. We may also, at any time, cease to continue operating part or all of the Services or selectively disable certain aspects of the Services or portions of the Site. Any modification or elimination of the Services will be done in our sole and absolute discretion and without an ongoing obligation or liability to you, and your use of the Site and Services do not entitle you to the continued provision or availability of the Site and Services.
4. YOUR RIGHTS
Global Student offers you a non-transferable, non-exclusive, limited right to access, use and display the content of this Site, provided that you comply with this Agreement and the Terms as set out in full. The materials of this Site are provided to you only for your private, non-commercial use. Certain services of this Site are available only to registered members of Global Student and certain other services of this Site are available only to registered members who have a valid paid subscription.
5. USE OF THE SERVICE
Your right to access and use www.global-student.online and the Service is personal to you and is not transferable by you to any other person or entity. You are only entitled to access and use Global Student for lawful purposes.
You are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your Global Student account (the "Account"), username and password. You agree to notify Global Student of any unauthorized use of your Global Student Account. In order for the Service to function effectively, you must also keep your registration information up to date and accurate. If you do not do this, the accuracy and effectiveness of the Service to you will be affected.
In our sole and absolute discretion, we may terminate your Account, or modify, reclaim or remove any username associated with your Account, for any reason (including for reasons related to unlawful or unauthorized usage) and we are under no obligation to retain a record of your Account or any data or information that you may have stored by means of the Account and/or the Services.
Your access and use of www.global-student.online may be interrupted from time to time for any of several reasons, including, without limitation, the malfunction of equipment, periodic updating, maintenance or repair of www.global-student.online or other actions that Global Student, in its sole discretion, may elect to take. Global Student is not responsible for any loss resulting from your using any of Global Student's services, software, materials, audio or video files, content, or communications.
Each student using www.global-student.online may only study one level of the Global Student program per academic year.
6. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
All materials of Global Student, including content, text, images, software, audio and video files, documentation, and the Site remain at all time the sole property of Global Student or its suppliers. Such aforementioned materials are protected under international copyright, trademark and other intellectual property laws. You may not post, distribute, sublicense, translate or reproduce in any way any copyrighted materials, trademarks or other proprietary information without the prior express written consent of Global Student.
7. ACCESS AND INTERFERENCE
You agree that you will not:
Please be aware that your carrier's normal rates and fees, such as text messaging fees, will apply when accessing www.global-student.online with your portable devices.
8. PRIVACY AND SECURITY POLICY
Your use of our Site and any personal information or other information about you collected by www.global-student.online through, or in connection with, the Site is subject to our Privacy and Security Policy.
9. COMMUNITY FORUMS, CHATS, MESSAGE BOARDS, PEN PALS, AND EMAIL CONDUCT
Global Student strives to create a global community of English language learners. As such, Global Student provides users with the ability to post messages on international discussion boards. You are solely responsible for the content of these messages as set out in this Agreement. In addition, by using these services, you agree to not publish, contribute or post any material that:
The opinions and messages posted by users at Global Student do not reflect and are not representative of the views of Global Student or its employees, affiliates, suppliers or partners. Global Student is not responsible for the content of messages sent by users to other users they have located through Global Student.
Global Student may remove any posted message at any time.
10. FEES AND PAYMENTS
You will be required to register and create an account with Global Student in order to access certain features of the Site and Services. Information gathered through the registration process and information related to your account will be subject to these Terms as well as to our "Privacy and Security Policy". You represent and warrant that you will not create an Account for anyone other than yourself without permission, that all information provided by you when creating an Account is true, accurate and complete, and that you will maintain, at all times, true, accurate and complete information related to your Account.
Certain materials and functionalities of the Global Student Site are available only through the purchase of a paid subscription. Pursuant to this Agreement you are responsible for any charges associated with connecting to the Site. Global Student reserves the right to change the subscription fees in effect or institute new fees at any time, upon reasonable notice posted on the site and emailed to current subscribers.
By purchasing a subscription to the Global Student program you agree to be bound to the following terms:
Global Student fees are exclusive of any applicable VAT or taxes, interest or installment fees charged by the credit card company, or other fees associated with connecting to the Internet.
You can always find current subscription prices posted in the checkout pages and occasionally in other pages of our website. Your paid subscription to an Global Student Program gives you access to some or all of Global Student’s course services, including all interactive exercises.
All subscription fees are non-refundable after your free trial. If you decide to subscribe after the free trial, we require a minimum study period specified in the checkout pages. After that minimum period, you may cancel at any time.
Free membership can be accessed at any time with limited access to programme materials.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Global Student and its affiliates, partners, suppliers, and employees from any and all liability, claims, costs, or damages arising from your use of the Site or your breach of this Agreement and any of the Terms set out herein.
If any portion of this Agreement is deemed unlawful, void or unenforceable by any arbitrator or court of competent jurisdiction, this Agreement as a whole shall not be deemed unlawful, void or unenforceable, but only that portion of this Agreement that is unlawful, void or unenforceable shall be stricken from this Agreement.
You agree that if Global Student does not exercise or enforce any legal right or remedy which is contained in the Agreement (or which Global Student has the benefit of under any applicable law), this will not be taken to be a formal waiver of Global Student’s rights and that those rights or remedies will still be available to Global Student.
All covenants, agreements, representations and warranties made in this Agreement shall survive your acceptance of this Agreement and the termination of this Agreement.
This Agreement represents the entire understanding and agreement between you and Global Student regarding the subject matter of the same, and supersedes all other previous agreements.
If you have any questions about this policy statement, or about any of Global Student’s other policies and practices, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org