Terms & Conditions

Version v.1 2013

Website Terms of Use
This website is operated by All About Edu which has its office in Port Louis, Mauritius.
These website terms of use and our Privacy Policy as amended by us from time to time (“terms”) govern your use of our website, and any and all services that we make available on or through our website. By using our website, you are agreeing to these terms, whether you are just browsing (a “Visitor”) or whether you are a registered user (a “Member”). Please stop using our website if you do not agree to these terms.
We may revise these terms at any time at our sole discretion. If we do, we will notify you on our home page. Please also check back regularly for updates: you can easily determine whether changes have been made by confirming the version date at the top of these terms. Your continued use of our website means that you agree to these terms, as revised.

1. Registration

1.1 Although portions of our website may be visited by any Visitor, you may need to register as a Member to be able to participate in certain Areas. Such Registration, when it is available on our website, is free.

1.2 To register as a Member, you must either:
• (a) confirm that you are over 16 years of age; or
• (b) if you are less than 16 years of age, please see Section 3, below.

1.3 You agree that any information you provide to us about yourself upon registration or at any other time will be true, accurate, up to date and complete. We reserve the right to terminate your membership and access to our website if we learn that you have provided false or misleading information.

1.4 When you register to use our website, if and when such service is available, you will be asked to create a username and password. You agree not to divulge your password to any other person. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password, and will be fully responsible for all liabilities arising in connection with your password’s use (or misuse), whether such use or misuse is with or without your knowledge or approval. If you suspect that someone else knows of or is using your password, you must notify us immediately by emailing us.

1.5 If you forget your password, please click on the reset your password link and follow the instructions.

1.6 We have the absolute discretion to cancel your username/password at any time if we suspect it is being used by an unauthorised person.

Please note that certain services, such as registration features, may not be operational yet.

2. Your use of our website

2.1 For the purposes of these terms, “Content” refers to all data, text, logos, artwork, software, documents, images, photographs and other materials you may upload to or download from our website including information about yourself, messages posted in the Community Area, Course Reviews, information about certain courses.

2.2 You must ensure that any Content that you submit to our website:
• (a) does not infringe any third party’s Intellectual Property Rights (“Intellectual Property Rights” means registered and / or unregistered copyright, database rights, trade marks, design rights and other intellectual and proprietary rights of whatever nature, and all applications for such rights, anywhere in the world);
• (b) does not breach any applicable law;
• (c) is not defamatory, profane, sexually or racially offensive or discriminating, harassing, threatening, obscene, pornographic, false, unreliable or misleading or otherwise objectionable in our opinion; or
• (d) does not disrupt the communications of the online community or Community Area on our website.

2.3 You agree that you will not use our website:
• (a) for commercial purposes or to obtain financial gain without our prior written consent;
• (b) to send chain letters, junk mail, ‘spam’, business or bulk communications of any kind;
• (c) to advertise a company, product or service of any educational establishment except under the terms of a written advertiser agreement that we have entered into with you;
• (d) in a way, that might reasonably be expected to cause another person’s computer systems and/or their communications network to be interrupted, damaged or rendered less efficient;
• (e) to obtain personal information from “Users” (which means “Members” and “Visitors”) under the age of 16 or from anyone if such information is gathered deceptively or in a non-transparent way;
• (f) to obtain passwords or personal identifying information for commercial or unlawful purposes from other Users;
• (g) to attempt to impersonate another User; or
• (h) to harass, threaten or intimidate any User.

2.4 You will be responsible for logging out from your registered account at the end of each session on our website, when such account facility exists on this website.

2.5 If you are a Visitor, you agree not to obtain unauthorised access to areas of our website reserved for Members.

2.6 If you are aware of anything on our website which appears to infringe these terms, you agree to contact us immediately.

3. Under 16 years of age

3.1 If you are under 16 years of age and want to become a Member, you must obtain a parent or guardian’s permission before registering on our website. You may also discuss these terms with them before obtaining their permission.

3.2 If you are a Member under 16 years old, you will need to obtain a parent or guardian’s permission before taking part in any online discussions. You should never reveal personal information about yourself, such as your address, telephone number and school.

4. Content posted on our website

4.1 We may use a software tool which monitors Content on our website. While we hope that it removes the majority of inappropriate content, it is not 100% reliable – no software tool is. None of the views expressed in the Content are the views of All About Edu – we are just providing a platform. You acknowledge that all Content is the responsibility of the person who posted, emailed or otherwise provided the Content to our website. You acknowledge that by using the Service, you may be exposed to Content that is offensive, indecent or objectionable. We are not responsible in any way for any Content – and if you post, email, upload or otherwise provide Content, you are entirely responsible for it.

4.2 However, we operate a “take down and notice” procedure. If you believe that any Content is defamatory, profane, sexually or racially offensive or discriminating, harassing, threatening, obscene, pornographic, false, unreliable or misleading or otherwise objectionable, or infringes intellectual property or other legal rights please notify us immediately by contacting our webmaster. We will investigate each matter notified to us and will act at our sole discretion.

4.3 If you post Content which is found to be in breach of these terms, we reserve the right to deactivate your username and password to prevent you from further access to our website as a Member.

5. Intellectual Property Rights

5.1 You agree that our website and all Content contained in it are protected by Intellectual Property Rights.

5.2 You acquire no proprietary interest in our website or Content provided by us or others and may not use them in any way except as expressly permitted by these terms.

5.3 You may view, print, download or temporarily store such Content for your personal, non-commercial reference without alteration, addition or deletion. You may not otherwise copy, reproduce, retransmit, distribute, publish, commercially exploit or otherwise transfer such Content. You acknowledge that you will not acquire any Intellectual Property Rights by downloading or otherwise using any such Content.

5.4 By submitting Content to our website:
• (a) you grant us a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and licence to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute and communicate to the public such Content; and
• (b) you authorise us to adapt such Content and you agree to waive your moral rights to object to any derogatory treatment, or to be identified as the author, of the material in question.

6. Our Rights

6.1 We have the right in our absolute discretion to alter, edit, remove, suspend or refuse any Content without notice, if we consider that the Content is objectionable or violates these terms or for any other reason.

6.2 We may preserve or disclose the Content and your personal details as well as any Content to any third party if such disclosure is necessary:
• (a) for the purpose of maintaining our website;
• (b) by law; or
• (c) to respond to claims that our website infringes or restricts the right of any party.

6.3 We may suspend or terminate your access to our website at any time if you breach any of these terms.

7. Warranties

7.1 Our website is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis. We expressly disclaim all warranties or representations of any kind, express or implied, to the fullest extent permitted by law.

7.2 You understand and agree that we do not guarantee the accuracy, relevancy or completeness of any information in or provided on or from our website. We are not responsible for any errors or omissions or for the results obtained from the use of such information. Our website is provided for the general information of the general public.

7.3 Your use and participation in our website and services are solely at your own risk. No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by you from our website shall create any warranty not expressly made in these terms or imposed by law.

7.4 We make no warranty that our website will meet your requirements, or that access to our website will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error free; nor do we make any warranty as to the results that may be obtained from the use of our website.

8. Limitation of Liability

8.1 Unless required by law, we will not be liable for any direct losses or damages arising in contract, tort (including negligence) and for any reason.

8.2 Unless required by law, we shall not be liable for any indirect, incidental, special or consequential losses or damages or loss of profits, data, goodwill, revenue in each case regardless of whether such losses or damages arise in the normal course of events or whether we have been advised of the possibility of such damages and whether such losses or damages arise in contact or tort (including negligence) and for any reason.

9. Geographical location

If you access or use the Content from a jurisdiction where such access or use would be contrary to applicable laws, rules or regulations of any governmental authority or regulatory organization, then you do so at your own risks and perils. If you breach this provision, you will be held entirely responsible.

10. Jurisdiction
These terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Mauritius and any dispute shall be subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the Mauritius courts.