Terms and conditions

 

  1. Contract information and Terms and conditions

 

  • Special Needs Today Ltd is a company registered in England under number XXXXX. Its registered office is at 121 Earlsgate Winterton Scunthorpe DN15 9ST.
  • If you register with Special Needs Today Ltd, at its website at specialneedstoday.co.uk a contract between you and Special Needs Today Ltd, incorporating these Terms and conditions, and the Special Needs Today Ltd Privacy policy will come into force. Special Needs Today Ltd may refuse to accept any registration without giving a reason
  • Special Needs Today Ltd reserves the right at any time to add to, change or delete from the services it provides and the facilities available via this site (the Special Needs Today Ltd services).
  • In return for Special Needs Today Ltd providing access to this site and to the Special Needs Today Ltd services, you agree to comply with these Terms and conditions, the Special Needs Today Ltd Privacy policy, and all other documents referred to therein.
  • Special Needs Today Ltd may change these Terms and conditions or its Privacy policy (or both) at any time without notice, either by publishing the change or the amended version on this site or by sending it to you by email. The change will be effective as from the date of the posting or email.

 

  1. The site and services

2.1 Special Needs Today Ltd aims to make this site and Special Needs Today Ltd services available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, but reserves the right to suspend access to this site and any or all of those services at any time, without notice, for maintenance purposes, or if Special Needs Today Ltd suspects that there has been any breach of security, a breach of these Terms and conditions, or any unlawful use of this site or those services. Special Needs Today Ltd may, at its discretion, restrict the use of this site and any or all of the Special Needs Today Ltd services, or limit their availability.

 

  1. Information from third parties

3.1 Special Needs Today Ltd will share information from carefully selected partners with you. This information may be brought to your attention by a variety of means, which includes but is not limited to: • site and email advertising in the form of text adverts and banners • bespoke emails

3.2 The information in the above will link to promotional and/or educational presentations or websites to inform you of events, services, products or updates from external organisations.

 

  1. Your obligations

4.1 You will not attempt to interfere with this site or any Special Needs Today Ltd service or any other service. (This includes, but is not limited to, “denial of service” attacks, “flooding” sites, phishing attacks or malware, deliberate attempts to overload any site and attempts to “crash” any website host.);

4.2 Not use any program, script or command which interferes with any person’s use of any site or service, or which results in any unfair advantage or disadvantage for anyone in relation to their receipt of rewards or competition prizes.

 

  1. Your personal data and other information

5.1 Special Needs Today Ltd will use your personal data only in accordance with its Privacy policy.

5.2 Special Needs Today Ltd may (but is not obliged to) monitor and record your use of this site and the Special Needs Today Ltd services.

5.3 No information which is posted to this site or sent via any Special Needs Today Ltd service will be treated as confidential. For the avoidance of doubt, this does not include emails, which are treated as confidential.

 

  1. Third party goods, services and links

6.1 If you purchase or acquire goods or services from any third party, even if you have been directed from this site or by any Special Needs Today Ltd service to them, any contract entered into with that third party and any use made of its site is a matter between you and that third party. Special Needs Today Ltd has no liability for the quality or type of services or goods provided by any third party it may mention on this site or to whom this site may be linked. It is for you to make your own judgement about them.

6.2 Any opinion, advice, statement, service, offer, or information or content provided or made by any third party on this site or via any Special Needs Today Ltd service, or on any site to which this site is linked, is that of the author or provider, and not of Special Needs Today Ltd. Special Needs Today Ltd does not endorse, and it is not responsible for, the accuracy or reliability of, any such opinion, advice, statement, service, offer, information or content.

6.3 Where content or information on or services available via this site or any Special Needs Today Ltd service have been supplied by a third party, Special Needs Today Ltd does not control or endorse them in any way. All information, content and services supplied by third parties are made available in good faith but Special Needs Today Ltd does not (to the extent allowed by the law) accept responsibility for their accuracy or use.

6.4 Special Needs Today Ltd does not make any representation or give any warranty about any other site or any services or goods provided by any third party, or any opinion, advice, statement, offer, information or content on any such site or made by any such party. Special Needs Today Ltd has no control over their quality, content or availability. Special Needs Today Ltd will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by or in connection with use of, or reliance on, any content, goods or services available on or through any other site.

6.5 Any concern about any other website should be directed to that site’s website administrator or webmaster.

 

  1. Limitations and exclusions of liability

7.1 Special Needs Today Ltd tries to ensure that any information and content on its site or available through its services that has not been supplied by a third party is accurate, but it makes no representation and gives no warranty that any information or content is accurate, up to date or complete. It accepts no liability for any loss or damage caused by inaccurate information or content.

7.2 If you find any inaccurate, out of date or incomplete information or content on this site or in any Special Needs Today Ltd service, or if you suspect that something is an infringement of any intellectual property right, you must let Special Needs Today Ltd know immediately by contacting editor@specialneedstoday.co.uk

7.3 You should independently verify any information and content on this site or made available to you through any Special Needs Today Ltd service before relying on it. That information and content are not intended to address any particular requirements; they do not constitute any form of advice or recommendation by Special Needs Today Ltd and are not intended to be relied upon in making (or refraining from making) any decision. The information and content on and through this site are not, and the Special Needs Today Ltd services are not, substitutes for the exercise of professional judgement. If you are not qualified nor experienced enough to make that judgement, you should take professional advice.

7.4 This site, its content and all Special Needs Today Ltd services are provided “as is”. Special Needs Today Ltd gives no warranty that this site, its content or any service is free of error or will be available without interruption, or at all.

7.5 No warranty, representation, or undertaking in respect of the quality, or fitness for purpose of any content or any service is given, and all implied terms, conditions and warranties relating to the same, whether implied by statute, common law, custom, trade usage, course of dealing or otherwise, are excluded to the extent allowed by the law.

7.6 You assume all risk for using, and for any results obtained, or liability incurred, by or as a result of accessing this site or any Special Needs Today Ltd service.

7.7 Special Needs Today Ltd does not guarantee the prevention of the loss of, alteration of, or improper access to, any information or computer systems. Special Needs Today Ltd is not responsible for invalid destinations or transmission errors in, the corruption of, or the security of information or messages on this site or transmitted using any Special Needs Today Ltd service or carried over any telecommunications or data communications facilities. 7.8 Special Needs Today Ltd is not liable for any claim that your access to or use of this site, any content or any Special Needs Today Ltd services infringes any third party’s intellectual property or other rights.

7.9 In no event is Special Needs Today Ltd liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to perform your obligations or otherwise outside our reasonable control.

7.10 Despite any other provision in these Terms and conditions, Special Needs Today Ltd does not exclude or limit its liability for death or personal injury caused by its negligence, or for any fraudulent act or for any other liability that is not permitted to be limited or excluded by applicable law. Without prejudice to this, Special Needs Today Ltd is not liable for any of the following, whether arising because of its negligence, or in any other way:

7.10.1 Loss of profits, loss of business, loss of anticipated savings, loss of goodwill or reputation, lost or wasted management time or the lost time of other employees;

7.10.2 Loss, destruction or corruption of data;

7.10.3 Any indirect, or consequential loss or damage; or

7.10.4 Any loss or damage arising as a result of any claim against you by any other party; even if Special Needs Today Ltd has been advised of the possibility of that loss or damage arising.

7.11 The maximum liability of Special Needs Today Ltd to you in connection with this site, any content and any services, or the failure to provide any of the same, is £1 or the aggregate of sums you have paid to Special Needs Today Ltd in the 12 months immediately before the cause of action to which your claim relates, arose (whichever is the greater).

 

  1. Termination

8.1 Special Needs Today Ltd may terminate or suspend your access to this site and any service at any time without notice if you breach or are suspected of having breached these Terms and conditions, if you cease to meet the criteria from time to time for access to or use of this site or any service, or if your agreement with any internet service provider for access or connection to the internet is terminated for any reason.

 

  1. Intellectual propert rights 

    10.1 This site, its contents and information, and the Special Needs Today Ltd services and their content and information, are protected by copyright, database rights and other intellectual property rights.

    10.2 In these terms of use, “your user content” means material (including without limitation text, images, audio material, video material and audio-visual material) that you submit to our website, for whatever purpose. You grant to us a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free licence to use, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate and distribute your user content in any existing or future media. You also grant to us the right to sub-license these rights, and the right to bring an action for infringement of these rights. You warrant and represent that your user content will comply with these terms of use. Your user content must not be illegal or unlawful, must not infringe any third party’s legal rights, and must not be capable of giving rise to legal action whether against you or us or a third party (in each case under any applicable law). Your user content (and its publication on our website) must not: (a) be libellous or maliciously false;

    (b) be obscene or indecent;

    (c) infringe any copyright, moral right, database right, trade mark right, design right, right in passing off, or other intellectual property right;

    (d) infringe any right of confidence, right of privacy, or right under data protection legislation;

    (e) constitute negligent advice or contain any negligent statement;

    (f) constitute an incitement to commit a crime;

    (g) be in contempt of any court, or in breach of any court order;

    (h) be in breach of racial or religious hatred or discrimination legislation;

    (i) be blasphemous;

    (j) be in breach of official secrets legislation;

    (k) be in breach of any contractual obligation owed to any person;

    (l) depict violence [in an explicit, graphic or gratuitous manner;

    (m) be pornographic [or sexually explicit];

    (n) be untrue, false, inaccurate or misleading;

    (o) consist of or contain any instructions, advice or other information which may be acted upon and could, if acted upon, cause illness, injury or death, or any other loss or damage;

    (p) constitute spam;

    (q) be offensive, deceptive, threatening, abusive, harassing, or menacing, hateful, discriminatory or inflammatory; or

    (r) cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety to any person.

    Your user content must be appropriate, civil, tasteful and accord with generally accepted standards of etiquette and behaviour on the internet. You must not use our website to link to any website or web page consisting of or containing material that would, were it posted on our website, breach the provisions of these terms of use. You must not submit any user content to the website that is or has ever been the subject of any threatened or actual legal proceedings or other similar complaint. We reserve the right to edit or remove any material submitted to our website, or stored on our servers, or hosted or published upon our website. Notwithstanding our rights under these terms of use in relation to user content, we do not undertake to monitor the submission of such content to, or the publication of such content on, our website.

    10.3 You assign to Special Needs Today Ltd copyright in all material and messages (including user-generated content) that you post to this site

    10.4 Subject to any conditions specific to any service, you may read, print and download parts of the material and information on this site or through any Special Needs Today Ltd service for your private, non-commercial use or use in the ordinary course of the your profession, but you may not make any profit from the use of that material or information nor republish, disseminate or transmit any of it, or exploit it for any commercial purpose, or make any derivative work, or copy it for any other purpose without first obtaining Special Needs Today Ltd’s written permission, or that of the rights owner. To seek permission please contact: editor@specialneedstoday.co.uk

    10.5 You must not post to this website, or send, using any Special Needs Today Ltd service any data, software, or other work or material that infringes the intellectual property rights of Special Needs Today Ltd or any third party.

     

  2. General

11.1 Any terms purporting to vary these Terms and conditions in any order, or other written or electronic communication from you, are ineffective unless specifically accepted by Special Needs Today Ltd in writing.

11.2 Special Needs Today Ltd may assign or sub-contract its rights or obligations (or both) to any third party.

11.3 If any part of any of these Terms and conditions is invalid or unenforceable, it will not affect any other provision and all other provisions will remain in full force and effect.

11.4 These Terms and conditions, and the contract between you and Special Needs Today Ltd, are governed by the laws of England and Wales and you agree to submit to the jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

11.5 These Terms and conditions, together with the Privacy policy, any conditions specific to any Special Needs Today Ltd service and any rules that Special Needs Today Ltd publishes from time to time governing the criteria for access to this site or any service, are the complete and exclusive statement of the agreement between Special Needs Today Ltd and you in relation to the use of this site, its contents and any Special Needs Today Ltd service. They supersede any proposal or prior agreement, oral or written, and any other communications between Special Needs Today Ltd and you relating to their subject matter. 11.6 Nothing in these Terms and conditions confers or purports to confer on anyone except you any right under the Contracts Rights of Third Parties Act 1999 or in any other way to enforce any of these Terms and conditions.

 

UPDATED: 6 AUGUST 2018