1. Your Acceptance
A. By using and/or visiting this website (collectively, including all content and functionality available through the SchoolsTube.com and other Schoolstube related or pointing domain name(s), the SchoolsTube Website , Portal or Website ), you signify your agreement to (1) these terms and conditions (the Terms and Conditions of Use ), (2)SchoolsTube s privacy notice, found at http://www.schoolstube.com/privacypolicy and incorporated here by reference. If you do not agree to any of these terms or the SchoolsTube privacy notice, please do not use the SchoolsTube Website.
B. Although we may attempt to notify you when major changes are made to these Terms and Conditions of Use, you should periodically review the most up-to-date version ( http://www.schoolstube.com/termsandconditions ). SchoolsTube may, in its sole discretion, modify or revise these Terms and Conditions of Use and policies at any time, and you agree to be bound by such modifications or revisions. Nothing in this Agreement shall be deemed to confer any third-party rights or benefits.
2. SchoolsTube Website
A. These Terms and Conditions of Use apply to all users of the SchoolsTube Website, including users who are also contributors of video content, information, and other materials or services on the Website. The SchoolsTube Website includes all aspects of SchoolsTube, including but not limited to SchoolsTube channel and the SchoolsTube Embeddable Player .
B. The SchoolsTube Website may contain links to third party websites that are not owned or controlled by SchoolsTube. SchoolsTube has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party websites. In addition, SchoolsTube will not and cannot censor or edit the content of any third-party site. By using the Website, you expressly relieve SchoolsTube from any and all liability arising from your use of any third-party website.
3. SchoolsTube Accounts
A. In order to access some features of the Website, you will have to create a SchoolsTube account. You may never use another account without prior permission from SchoolsTube. When creating your account, you must provide accurate and complete information. You are solely responsible for the activity that occurs on your account, and you must keep your account password secure. You must notify SchoolsTube immediately of any breach of security or unauthorised use of your account.
The Free Basic School Service is restricted to one account per school.
B. Although SchoolsTube will not be liable for your losses caused by any unauthorised use of your account, you may be liable for the losses of SchoolsTube or others due to such unauthorised use.
4. General Use of the Website -- Permissions and Restrictions
SchoolsTube hereby grants you permission to access and use the Website as set forth in these Terms and Conditions of Use, provided that:
A. You agree not to distribute in any medium any part of the Website, including but not limited to User Submissions (defined below), without SchoolsTube s prior written authorisation.
B. You agree not to alter or modify any part of the Website, including but not limited to SchoolsTube s Embeddable Player or any of its related technologies.
C. You agree not to access User Submissions (defined below) or SchoolsTube Content through any technology or means other than the video playback pages of the Website itself, the SchoolsTube Embeddable Player, or other explicitly authorised means SchoolsTube may designate.
D. You agree not to use the Website, including the SchoolsTube Embeddable Player for any commercial use, without the prior written authorisation of SchoolsTube. Prohibited commercial uses include any of the following actions taken without SchoolsTube s express approval:
* sale of access to the Website or its related services (such as the Embeddable Player) on another website;
* use of the Website or its related services (such as the Embeddable Player), for the primary purpose of gaining advertising or subscription revenue;
* the sale of advertising, on the SchoolsTube website or any third-party website, targeted to the content of specific User Submissions or SchoolsTube content;
* and any use of the Website or its related services (such as the Embeddable player) that SchoolsTube finds, in its sole discretion, to use SchoolsTube s resources or User Submissions with the effect of competing with or displacing the market for SchoolsTube, SchoolsTube content, or its User Submissions. (For more information about prohibited commercial uses, see our FAQ.)
E. Prohibited commercial uses do not include:
* uploading an original video to SchoolsTube, or maintaining an original channel on SchoolsTube, to promote your organisation or artistic enterprise;
* using the Embeddable Player to show SchoolsTube videos on an ad-enabled blog or website, provided the primary purpose of using the Embeddable Player is not to gain advertising revenue or compete with SchoolsTube;
* any use that SchoolsTube expressly authorises in writing.
F. If you use the SchoolsTube Embeddable Player on your website, you must include a prominent link back to the SchoolsTube website on the pages containing the Embeddable Player and you may not modify, build upon, or block any portion of the Embeddable Player in any way.
G. You agree not to use or launch any automated system, including without limitation, robots, spiders, or offline readers, that accesses the Website in a manner that sends more request messages to the SchoolsTube servers in a given period of time than a human can reasonably produce in the same period by using a conventional on-line web browser. Notwithstanding the foregoing, SchoolsTube grants the operators of public search engines permission to use spiders to copy materials from the site for the sole purpose of and solely to the extent necessary for creating publicly available searchable indices of the materials, but not caches or archives of such materials. SchoolsTube reserves the right to revoke these exceptions either generally or in specific cases. You agree not to collect or harvest any personally identifiable information, including account names, from the Website, nor to use the communication systems provided by the Website (e.g. comments, email) for any commercial solicitation purposes. You agree not to solicit, for commercial purposes, any users of the Website with respect to their User Submissions.
H. In your use of the website, you will otherwise comply with the terms and conditions of these Terms and Conditions of Use and all applicable local, national, and International laws and regulations.
I. SchoolsTube reserves the right to discontinue any aspect of the SchoolsTube Website at any time.
J. SchoolsTube reserves the right to amend the features provided for each subscription package at any time that is associated with your account.
K. SchoolsTube will regularly review any aspect of the website that are provided free of charge and reserves the right to start applying a fee for access and usage.
L. SchoolsTube's Fair Use Policy is designed to make sure that your subscription service is fast and reliable whenever you use it. If you regularly use the service inappropriately during peak hours, and we believe this is unfairly affecting other customers' use of the service we will write to advise you so. We will provide advice on how to reduce your storage requirements and bandwidth usage, as well as suggesting alternative subscription packages that may be more appropriate.
If you continue to use your service inappropriately we reserve the right to manage your usage during peak times (which could result in reduced service speeds) or to end your agreement with us, giving you notice before doing so.
5. Your Use of Content on the Site
In addition to the general restrictions above, the following restrictions and conditions apply specifically to your use of content on the SchoolsTube Website.
A. The content on the SchoolsTube Website, except all User Submissions (as defined below), including without limitation, the text, software, scripts, graphics, photos, sounds, music, videos, interactive features and the like (Content) and the trademarks, service marks and logos contained therein (Marks), are owned by or licensed to SchoolsTube, subject to copyright and other intellectual property rights under the law. Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use only and may not be downloaded, copied, reproduced, distributed, transmitted, broadcast, displayed, sold, licensed, or otherwise exploited for any other purposes whatsoever without the prior written consent of the respective owners. SchoolsTube reserves all rights not expressly granted in and to the Website and the Content.
B. You may access Content on this site solely:
* for your information and personal use;
* as intended through the normal functionality of the SchoolsTube Service; and
* for Streaming.
Streaming means a contemporaneous digital transmission of an audiovisual work via the Internet from the SchoolsTube Service to a user s device in such a manner that the data is intended for real-time viewing and not intended to be copied, stored, permanently downloaded, or redistributed by the user. Accessing User Videos for any purpose or in any manner other than Streaming is expressly prohibited. User Videos are made available as is.
C. User Comments are made available to you for your information and personal use solely as intended through the normal functionality of the SchoolsTube Service. User Comments are made available as is, and may not be used, copied, reproduced, distributed, transmitted, broadcast, displayed, sold, licensed, downloaded, or otherwise exploited in any manner not intended by the normal functionality of the SchoolsTube Service or otherwise as prohibited under this Agreement.
D. You may access SchoolsTube Content, User Submissions and other content only as permitted under this Agreement. SchoolsTube reserves all rights not expressly granted in and to the SchoolsTube Content and the SchoolsTube Service.
E. You agree to not engage in the use, copying, or distribution of any of the Content other than expressly permitted herein, including any use, copying, or distribution of User Submissions of third parties obtained through the Website for any commercial purposes.
F. You agree not to circumvent, disable or otherwise interfere with security-related features of the SchoolsTube Website or features that prevent or restrict use or copying of any Content or enforce limitations on use of the SchoolsTube Website or the Content therein.
G. You understand that when using the SchoolsTube Website, you will be exposed to User Submissions from a variety of sources, and that SchoolsTube is not responsible for the accuracy, usefulness, safety, or intellectual property rights of or relating to such User Submissions even after Submission filtration. You further understand and acknowledge that you may be exposed to User Submissions that are inaccurate, offensive, indecent, or objectionable, and you agree to waive, and hereby do waive, any legal or equitable rights or remedies you have or may have against SchoolsTube with respect thereto, and agree to indemnify and hold SchoolsTube, its Owners/Operators, affiliates, and/or licensors, harmless to the fullest extent allowed by law regarding all matters related to your use of the site.
6. Your User Submissions and Conduct
A. As a SchoolsTube account holder you may submit video content audio content (User Videos User Audio) and textual content (User Comments). User Videos, User Audio and User Comments are collectively referred to as User Submissions. You understand that whether or not such User Submissions are published, SchoolsTube does not guarantee any confidentiality with respect to any User Submissions.
B. You shall be solely responsible for your own User Submissions and the consequences of posting or publishing them. In connection with User Submissions, you affirm, represent, and/or warrant that: you own or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to use and authorise SchoolsTube to use all patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights in and to any and all User Submissions to enable inclusion and use of the User Submissions in the manner contemplated by the Website and these Terms and Conditions of Use.
C. For clarity, you retain all of your ownership rights in your User Submissions. However, by submitting User Submissions to SchoolsTube, you hereby grant SchoolsTube a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sublicenseable and transferable license to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display, and perform the User Submissions in connection with the SchoolsTube Website and SchoolsTube s (and its successors and affiliates ) business, including without limitation for promoting and redistributing part or all of the SchoolsTube Website (and derivative works thereof) in any media formats and through any media channels. You also hereby grant each user of the SchoolsTube Website a non-exclusive license to access your User Submissions through the Website, and to use, reproduce, distribute, display and perform such User Submissions as permitted through the functionality of the Website and under these Terms and Conditions of Use. The above licenses granted by you in User Videos terminate within a commercially reasonable time after you remove or delete your User Videos from the SchoolsTube Service. You understand and agree, however, that SchoolsTube may retain, but not display, distribute, or perform, server copies of User Submissions that have been removed or deleted. The above licenses granted by you in User Comments are perpetual and irrevocable.
D. In connection with User Submissions, you further agree that you will not submit material that is copyrighted, protected by trade secret or otherwise subject to third party proprietary rights, including privacy and publicity rights, unless you are the owner of such rights or have permission from their rightful owner to post the material and to grant SchoolsTube all of the license rights granted herein.
E. You further agree that you will not, in connection with User Submissions, submit material that is contrary to the SchoolsTube Code of Ethics & Copyright Agreement Form, found at http://www.schoolstube.com/copyright , which may be updated from time to time, or contrary to applicable local, national, and International laws and regulations.
F. SchoolsTube does not endorse any User Submission or any opinion, recommendation, or advice expressed therein, and SchoolsTube expressly disclaims any and all liability in connection with User Submissions. SchoolsTube does not permit copyright infringing activities and infringement of intellectual property rights on its Website, and SchoolsTube will remove all Content and User Submissions if properly notified that such Content or User Submission infringes on another s intellectual property rights. SchoolsTube reserves the right to remove Content and User Submissions without prior notice.
7. Account Termination Policy
A. SchoolsTube will terminate a User s access to its Website if, under appropriate circumstances, they are determined to be a repeat infringer.
B. SchoolsTube reserves the right to decide whether Content or a User Submission is appropriate and complies with these Terms and Conditions of Use for violations other than copyright infringement, such as, but not limited to, pornography, obscene or defamatory material, or excessive length. SchoolsTube may remove such User Submissions and/or terminate a User s access for uploading such material in violation of these Terms and Conditions of Use at any time, without prior notice and at its sole discretion.
8. Digital Millennium Copyright Act
A. If you are a copyright owner or an agent thereof and believe that any User Submission or other content infringes upon your copyrights, you may submit a notification pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) by providing our Copyright Agent with the following information in writing (see 17 U.S.C 512(c)(3) for further detail):
* A physical or electronic signature of a person authorised to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;
* Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site;
* Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled and information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to locate the material;
* Information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to contact you, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail;
* A statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorised by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
* A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that you are authorised to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
SchoolsTube's designated Copyright contact to receive notifications of claimed infringement is: Copyright Infringement, Schools Tube LTD, Dudley, West Midlands, England, or click here to email .
B. Counter-Notice. If you believe that your User Submission that was removed (or to which access was disabled) is not infringing, or that you have the from the copyright owner, the copyright owner s agent, or pursuant to the law, to post and use the content in your User Submission, you may send a counter-notice containing the following information to the Copyright Contact:
* Your physical or electronic signature;
* Identification of the content that has been removed or to which access has been disabled and the location at which the content appeared before it was removed or disabled;
* A statement that you have a good faith belief that the content was removed or disabled as a result of mistake or a misidentification of the content; and
* Your name, address, telephone number, and e-mail address, a statement that you consent to the jurisdiction of the English law courts, and a statement that you will accept service of process from the person who provided notification of the alleged infringement.
If a counter-notice is received by the Copyright Contact, SchoolsTube may send a copy of the counter-notice to the original complaining party informing that person that it may replace the removed content or cease disabling it in 10 business days. Unless the copyright owner files an action seeking a court order against the content provider, member or user, the removed content may be replaced, or access to it restored, in 10 to 14 business days or more after receipt of the counter-notice, at SchoolsTube s sole discretion.
9. Warranty Disclaimer
YOU AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE SCHOOLSTUBE WEBSITE SHALL BE AT YOUR SOLE RISK. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, SCHOOLSTUBE, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AND AGENTS DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN CONNECTION WITH THE WEBSITE AND YOUR USE THEREOF. SCHOOLSTUBE MAKES NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THIS SITE S CONTENT OR THE CONTENT OF ANY SITES LINKED TO THIS SITE AND ASSUMES NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY (I) ERRORS, MISTAKES, OR INACCURACIES OF CONTENT, (II) PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER, RESULTING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF OUR WEBSITE, (III) ANY UNAUTHORISED ACCESS TO OR USE OF OUR SECURE SERVERS AND/OR ANY AND ALL PERSONAL INFORMATION AND/OR FINANCIAL INFORMATION STORED THEREIN, (IV) ANY INTERRUPTION OR CESSATION OF TRANSMISSION TO OR FROM OUR WEBSITE, (V) ANY BUGS, VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, OR THE LIKE WHICH MAY BE TRANSMITTED TO OR THROUGH OUR WEBSITE BY ANY THIRD PARTY, AND/OR (VI) ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY CONTENT OR FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND INCURRED AS A RESULT OF THE USE OF ANY CONTENT POSTED, EMAILED, TRANSMITTED, OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE VIA THE SCHOOLSTUBE WEBSITE. SCHOOLSTUBE DOES NOT WARRANT, ENDORSE, GUARANTEE, OR ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY PRODUCT OR SERVICE ADVERTISED OR OFFERED BY A THIRD PARTY THROUGH THE SCHOOLSTUBE WEBSITE OR ANY HYPERLINKED WEBSITE OR FEATURED IN ANY BANNER OR OTHER ADVERTISING, AND SCHOOLSTUBE WILL NOT BE A PARTY TO OR IN ANY WAY BE RESPONSIBLE FOR MONITORING ANY TRANSACTION BETWEEN YOU AND THIRD-PARTY PROVIDERS OF PRODUCTS OR SERVICES. AS WITH THE PURCHASE OF A PRODUCT OR SERVICE THROUGH ANY MEDIUM OR IN ANY ENVIRONMENT, YOU SHOULD USE YOUR BEST JUDGMENT AND EXERCISE CAUTION WHERE APPROPRIATE.
10. Limitation of Liability
IN NO EVENT SHALL SCHOOLSTUBE, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, OR AGENTS, BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM ANY (I) ERRORS, MISTAKES, OR INACCURACIES OF CONTENT, (II) PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER, RESULTING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF OUR WEBSITE, (III) ANY UNAUTHORISED ACCESS TO OR USE OF OUR SECURE SERVERS AND/OR ANY AND ALL PERSONAL INFORMATION AND/OR FINANCIAL INFORMATION STORED THEREIN, (IV) ANY INTERRUPTION OR CESSATION OF TRANSMISSION TO OR FROM OUR WEBSITE, (V) ANY BUGS, VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, OR THE LIKE, WHICH MAY BE TRANSMITTED TO OR THROUGH OUR WEBSITE BY ANY THIRD PARTY, AND/OR (VI) ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY CONTENT OR FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND INCURRED AS A RESULT OF YOUR USE OF ANY CONTENT POSTED, EMAILED, TRANSMITTED, OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE VIA THE SCHOOLSTUBE WEBSITE, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT THE COMPANY IS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THE FOREGOING LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SHALL APPLY TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW IN THE APPLICABLE JURISDICTION.
YOU SPECIFICALLY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT SCHOOLSTUBE SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR USER SUBMISSIONS OR THE DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE, OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY AND THAT THE RISK OF HARM OR DAMAGE FROM THE FOREGOING RESTS ENTIRELY WITH YOU.
The Website is controlled and offered by SchoolsTube from its facilities in the United Kingdom. SchoolsTube makes no representations that the SchoolsTube Website is appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who access or use the SchoolsTube Website from other jurisdictions do so at their own volition and are responsible for compliance with local law.
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless SchoolsTube, its parent company, officers, directors, employees and agents, from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses (including but not limited to lawyers fees) arising from: (i) your use of and access to the SchoolsTube Website; (ii) your violation of any term of these Terms and Conditions of Use; (iii) your violation of any third party right, including without limitation any copyright, property, or privacy right; or (iv) any claim that one of your User Submissions caused damage to a third party. This defense and indemnification obligation will survive these Terms and Conditions of Use and your use of the SchoolsTube Website.
12. Ability to Accept Terms and Conditions of Use
You affirm that you are either more than 18 years of age, or an emancipated or monitored minor, or possess legal parental or guardian consent, and are fully able and competent to enter into the terms, conditions, obligations, affirmations, representations, and warranties set forth in these Terms and Conditions of Use, and to abide by and comply with these Terms and Conditions of Use. In any case, you affirm that you are over the age of 13, as the SchoolsTube Website is not intended for children under 13. If you are under 13 years of age, then please do not use the SchoolsTube Website. There are lots of other great web sites for you. Talk to your parents about what sites are appropriate for you.
These Terms and Conditions of Use, and any rights and licenses granted hereunder, may not be transferred or assigned by you, but may be assigned by SchoolsTube without restriction.
You agree that: (i) the SchoolsTube Website shall be deemed solely based in England (United Kingdom); and (ii) the SchoolsTube Website shall be deemed a passive website that does not give rise to personal jurisdiction over SchoolsTube, either specific or general, in jurisdictions other than England. These Terms and Conditions of Use shall be governed by the internal substantive laws of England and the United Kingdom, without respect to its conflict of laws principles. Any claim or dispute between you and SchoolsTube that arises in whole or in part from the SchoolsTube Website shall be decided exclusively by a court of competent jurisdiction located in England, United Kingdom. These Terms and Conditions of Use, together with the Privacy Notice at http://www.schoolstube.com/privacypolicy and any other legal notices published by SchoolsTube on the Website, shall constitute the entire agreement between you and SchoolsTube concerning the SchoolsTube Website. If any provision of these Terms and Conditions of Use is deemed invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these Terms and Conditions of Use, which shall remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any term of this these Terms and Conditions of Use shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or any other term, and SchoolsTube s failure to assert any right or provision under these Terms and Conditions of Use shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. SchoolsTube reserves the right to amend these Terms and Conditions of Use at any time and without notice, and it is your responsibility to review these Terms and Conditions of Use for any changes. Your use of the SchoolsTube Website following any amendment of these Terms and Conditions of Use will signify your assent to and acceptance of its revised terms. YOU AND SCHOOLSTUBE AGREE THAT ANY CAUSE OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THE SCHOOLSTUBE WEBSITE MUST COMMENCE WITHIN ONE (1) YEAR AFTER THE CAUSE OF ACTION ACCRUES. OTHERWISE, SUCH CAUSE OF ACTION IS PERMANENTLY BARRED.