Sterling Ideas Ltd trading as Rateyourlecturer
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Acceptance of Terms
Registration and Eligibility
You shall not:
RateYourLecturer reserves the right to refuse registration of, or cancel a User Name in its sole discretion. You are solely responsible and liable for activity that occurs on your account and shall be responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your RateYourLecturer password. You shall never use another user’s account without such other user’s prior express permission. You will immediately notify Rateyourlecturer in writing of any unauthorized use of your account, or other account related security breach of which you are aware.
The Service contains Content specifically provided by Rateyourlecturer or its partners and such Content is protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents, trade secrets or other proprietary rights and laws, as applicable. You shall abide by and maintain all copyright notices, information, and restrictions contained in any Content accessed through the Service.
Any and all articles, comments, ratings or submissions uploaded to the site are the opinion of the author stated. These are not necessarily the views of Rateyourlecturer and as such Rateyourlecturer accepts no responsibility for their accuracy.
Should you find any comment which you feel is in contravention of the above rules, please let us know by clicking on the "Report as offensive" button or by emailing us at [email protected]
By submitting User Submissions (which shall include ratings and comments) on the Site or otherwise through the Service, you hereby do and shall grant Rateyourlecturer a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, fully paid, sub licensable and transferable license to use, copy, edit, modify, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display, perform, and otherwise fully exploit the User Submissions in connection with the Site, the Service and Rateyourlecturer (and its successors and assigns’) business, including without limitation for promoting and redistributing part or all of the Site (and derivative works thereof) or the Service in any media formats and through any media channels (including, without limitation, third party websites and feeds). You also hereby do and shall grant each user of the Site and/or the Service a non-exclusive license to access your User Submissions through the Site and the Service, and to use, edit, modify, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display and perform such User Submissions. For clarity, the foregoing license grant to Rateyourlecturer does not affect your other ownership or license rights in your User Submission(s), including the right to grant additional licenses to the material in your User Submission(s), unless otherwise agreed in writing with Rateyourlecturer .
You represent and warrant that you have all rights to grant such license to us without infringement or violation of any third party rights, including without limitation, any privacy rights, publicity rights, copyrights, contract rights, or any other intellectual property or proprietary rights.
You understand that all information publicly posted or privately transmitted through the Site is the sole responsibility of the person from which such Content originated; that Rateyourlecturer will not be liable for any errors or omissions in any Content; and that Rateyourlecturer cannot guarantee the identity of any other users with whom you may interact in the course of using the Service.
In the event that your User Submissions are deleted, they will be removed from the Service. However, you understand that any removed User Submissions may persist in backup copies for a reasonable period of time (but following removal will not be shared with others) or may remain with users who have previously accessed or downloaded your User Submissions.
Any discussion boards and other user-generated content (such as comments and blogs) are provided for your use. The views and opinions that are expressed by users may not reflect those of Rateyourlecturer.
You must not use the Website unless you are a genuine user of education or a lecturer. Rateyourlecturer reserves the right to determine what constitutes a genuine user and may ask for whatever proof it deems reasonable to verify that you are a genuine user or provider of care.
Rules and Conduct.
By way of example, and not as a limitation, you shall not (and shall not permit any third party to) either (a) take any action or (b) upload, download, post, submit or otherwise distribute or facilitate distribution of any Content on or through the Service, including without limitation any User Submission, that:
You shall not: (i) take any action that imposes or may impose (as determined by Rateyourlecturer in its sole discretion) an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on Rateyourlecturer ’s (or its third party providers’) infrastructure; (ii) interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Service or any activities conducted on the Service; (iii) bypass any measures Rateyourlecturer may use to prevent or restrict access to the Service (or other accounts, computer systems or networks connected to the Service); (iv) run any form of auto-responder or “spam” on the Service; (v) use manual or automated software, devices, or other processes to “crawl” or “spider” any page of the Site; (vi) harvest or scrape any Content from the Service; or (vii) otherwise take any action in violation of Rateyourlecturers’ guidelines and policies.
You shall not (directly or indirectly): (i) decipher, decompile, disassemble, reverse engineer or otherwise attempt to derive any source code or underlying ideas or algorithms of any part of the Service (including without limitation any application or widget), except to the limited extent applicable laws specifically prohibit such restriction, (ii) modify, translate, or otherwise create derivative works of any part of the Service, or (iii) copy, rent, lease, distribute, or otherwise transfer any of the rights that you receive hereunder. You shall abide by all applicable local, state, national and international laws and regulations.
The winner must prove to Rateyourlecturer that they were taught by the lecturers they have rated. How will be decided by Rateyourlecturer. The winner must also have provided accurate ratings for the lecturer.
The winner will recieve the prize within 30 days of the draw. The winner will be notified by email within a week of the draw that they have won.
Special Terms for ‘Add-to- Rateyourlecturer ’ Link
If you include Rateyourlecturers ‘Add-to- RateYourLecturer ’ Link (“Add-to Link”) on your website, the following additional terms apply to you:
Third Party Sites and Services
The Service may permit you to link to other websites, services or resources on the Internet, and other websites, services or resources may contain links to the Site. When you access third party websites, you do so at your own risk. These other websites are not under Rateyourlecturer’s control, and you acknowledge that Rateyourlecturer is not responsible or liable for the content, functions, accuracy, legality, appropriateness or any other aspect of such websites or resources. The inclusion of any such link does not imply endorsement by Rateyourlecturer or any association with its operators. You further acknowledge and agree that Rateyourlecturer shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use of or reliance on any such Content, goods or services available on or through any such website or resource.
Save to the extent required by law, Rateyourlecturer has no special relationship with or fiduciary duty to you. You acknowledge that Rateyourlecturer has no control over, and no duty to take any action regarding: which users gains access to the Service; what Content you access via the Service; what effects the Content may have on you; how you may interpret or use the Content; or what actions you may take as a result of having been exposed to the Content.
You release Rateyourlecturer from all liability for you having acquired or not acquired Content through the Service. The Service may contain, or direct you to websites containing, information that some people may find offensive or inappropriate. Rateyourlecturer makes no representations concerning any Content contained in or accessed through the Service, and Rateyourlecturer will not be responsible or liable for the accuracy, copyright compliance, legality or decency of material contained in or accessed through the Service.
The site, service, content and add-to link are provided “as is”, “as available” and are provided without any representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of title, non-infringement, merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, and any warranties implied by any course of performance or usage of trade, all of which are expressly disclaimed, save to the extent required by law.
Rateyourlecturer, and its directors, employees, agents, representatives, suppliers, partners and content providers do not warrant that: (a) the service will be secure or available at any particular time or location; (b) any defects or errors will be corrected; (c) any content or software available at or through the service is free of viruses or other harmful components; or (d) the results of using the service will meet your requirements. your use of the website, service, content and add-to link is solely at your own risk. Some states / countries do not allow limitations on implied warranties, so the above limitations may not apply to you.
. Rateyourlecturer will not be liable for the privacy of email addresses, registration and identification information, disk space, communications, confidential or trade-secret information, or any other Content stored on Rateyourlecturer ’s equipment, transmitted over networks accessed by the Site, or otherwise connected with your use of the Service.
Limitation of Liability
All liability of Rateyourlecturer , its directors, employees, agents, representatives, partners, suppliers or content providers howsoever arising for any loss suffered as a result of your use of the site, service, content, user submissions or add-to link is expressly excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law, save that, if a court of competent jurisdiction determines that liability of Rateyourlecturer , its directors, employees, agents, representatives, partners, suppliers or content providers (as applicable) has arisen, the total of such liability shall be limited in aggregate to one hundred pounds sterling £100.
In no event shall Rateyourlecturer , nor its directors, employees, agents, representatives, partners, suppliers or content providers, be liable under contract, tort, strict liability, negligence or any other legal or equitable theory or otherwise (and whether or not Rateyourlecturer , its directors, employees, agents, representatives, partners, suppliers or content providers had prior knowledge of the circumstances giving rise to such loss or damage) with respect to the site, service, content, user submissions or add-to link for:
1. INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL LOSSES OR DAMAGES;
2. LOSS OF ACTUAL OR ANTICIPATED PROFITS;
3. LOSS OF REVENUE;
4. LOSS OF GOODWILL;
5. LOSS OF DATA;
6. LOSS OF ANTICIPATED SAVINGS;
7. WASTED EXPENDITURE; OR
8. COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUE GOODS OR SERVICES.
1. Death or personal injury arising as a result of our or your negligence (as applicable);
2. Fraud (including fraudulent misrepresentation), theft or other criminal activity; or
3. Any breach of any obligations implied by section 12 of the sale of goods act 1979 or section 2 of the supply of goods and services act 1982.
Integration and Severability
You may contact Rateyourlecturer at the following address:
114 High St,
City of Southampton,
Effective Date: March 15, 2013