This is a legal agreement (“hereinafter referred to as “Agreement”) between you and Language Spirit, LLC, a Limited Liability Company in the United Kingdom, also referred to as languagespirit.com. By accessing the languagespirit.com web site (hereinafter referred to as “Site”) and using any of the Services accessible through the Site you become a user and agree to, and are bound by, the terms and conditions of this Agreement for as long as you continue to use the Site or Services. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THIS AGREEMENT, DO NOT USE THE SITE OR THE SERVICES. Your use of, or participation in, certain Services may be subject to additional terms, and such terms will be either listed in this Agreement or will be presented to you for your acceptance when you sign up to use such Services.
This Agreement is subject to change by Language Spirit, LLC in its sole discretion at any time, with or without notice. Your continued use of this Site or the Services after the posting of revisions to this Agreement will constitute your acceptance of such revisions. Please consult the end of this Agreement to determine when the Agreement was last revised.
As used herein and at the Site, a “Trainer” is a person using this Site or Services with the intent of earning remuneration from his or her provision of language conversational services. The “Learner” is the customer making payments to languagespirit.com for the provision of language conversational services from a qualified Trainer.
As a user of the Site or a user registered to use any of the Services (a “Registered User”), you agree to the following:
a. Exclusive Use. Your account is for your personal use only. You may not authorize others to use your account, and you may not assign or otherwise transfer your account to any other person or entity. You acknowledge that languagespirit.com is not responsible for third party access to your account that results from theft or misappropriation of your user names and passwords. You will only use the Services in a manner consistent with this Agreement and any and all applicable local, state, national and international laws and regulations. The Services may not be used where prohibited by law.
b. Information Submitted. You are solely responsible for, and assume all liability regarding,
(i) the information and content you contribute to the Service;
(ii) the information and content you post, transmit, publish, or otherwise make available (hereinafter referred to as “post”) through the Services;
(iii)your interactions with other Registered Users through the Services.
c. No Warranties and Assumption of Risk. You understand that My Language Spirit, LLC makes no guarantees or warranties, either express or implied, regarding the Service or as to the conduct of such individuals using the Service. Trainers are not licensed or trained teachers or instructors in any respect. You assume all risk when using the Services, including but not limited to all of the risks associated with any online or offline interactions with others.
d. Reporting of Violations. You will promptly report to Language Spirit, LLC any violation of the Agreement by others.
e. Content Removal. Languagespirit.com reserves the right, but has no obligation, to monitor the information or material you submit to the Services or post in the public areas of the Services. Languagespirit.com will have the right to remove any such information or material that in its sole opinion violates, or may violate any applicable law or either the letter or spirit of this Agreement or upon the request of any third party.
f. Posting and Communication Restrictions. In addition to the foregoing, you will not post on the Services, transmit to other users, and communicate any content (or links thereto), or otherwise engage in any activity on the Site or through the Services, that:
i) promotes racism, bigotry, hatred or physical harm of any kind against any group or individual;
ii) is intended to or tends to harass, annoy, threaten or intimidate any other users of the Site or Services;
iii) is defamatory, inaccurate, abusive, profane, offensive, sexually oriented, obscene or otherwise objectionable;
iv) contains others’ copyrighted content (e.g., music, movies, videos, photographs, images, software, etc.) without obtaining permission first;
v) contains video, audio, photographs, or images of another person without his or her permission (or in the case of a minor, the minor’s legal guardian);
b. No Contact Information. You agree that you will not post any e-mail addresses, personal website address or profile page you may have on a third party website, or other contact information in the “My Profile” section of the Service or in any other communications you may have with other users.
c. Disclosure by Law. You acknowledge and agree that languagespirit.com may disclose information you provide if required to do so by law, at the request of a third party, or if we, in our sole discretion, believe that disclosure is reasonable to
(1) comply with the law, requests or orders from law enforcement, or any legal process (whether or not such disclosure is required by applicable law);
(2) protect or defend Language Spirit, LLC’s, or a third party’s rights or property;
(3) protect someone’s health or safety, such as when harm or violence against any person (including the user) is threatened.
e. Use of Anonymous Information for Research. By using the Services, you agree to allow languagespirit.com to anonymously use the information from you and your experiences through the Services to continue languagespirit.com’s research to improve the Services. However, all of your responses will be anonymous, and we will not publish research containing your personal identifying information.
a. No Warranties. This section will apply to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law. Languagespirit.com provides the services on an “as is” and “as available” basis and grants no warranties of any kind, whether express, implied, statutory or otherwise with respect to the services or the site (including all information contained therein contained), including any implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement. Languagespirit.com does not warrant that your use of the services will be secure, uninterrupted, always available, and error-free or will meet your requirements, or that any defects in the services will be corrected. Languagespirit.com disclaims liability for, and no warranty is made with respect to, the connectivity and availability of the services.
b. Third Party Content. Opinions, advice, statements, offers, or other information or content made available through the Services, but not directly by Languagespirit.com, are those of their respective authors, and should not necessarily be relied upon. Such authors are solely responsible for such content. Languagespirit.com does not:
(i) guarantee the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any information provided on the services, or
(ii) adopt, endorse or accept responsibility for the accuracy or reliability of any opinion, advice, or statement made by any party other than Languagespirit.com. Under no circumstances will languagespirit.com be responsible for any loss or damage resulting from anyone’s reliance on information or other content posted on the services, or transmitted to or by any users.
c. Beta Features. From time to time, Languagespirit.com may offer new “beta” features or tools with which its users may experiment on the Services. Such features or tools are offered solely for experimental purposes and without any warranty of any kind, and may be modified or discontinued at Languagespirit. com’s sole discretion. The provisions of this Disclaimer of Warranty section apply with full force to such features or tools.
a. IncidentalDamages and Aggregate Liability. In no event will languagespirit.com is liable for any incidental, special, consequential, or indirect damages arising out of, or relating to the use or inability to use the services, including, without limitation, damages for loss or corruption of data or programs, service interruptions and procurement of substitute services, even if Languagespirit.com knows or has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Under no circumstances will Languagespirit.com’s aggregate liability, in any form of action whatsoever in connection with this agreement, or the use of the services or the site, exceed ten minutes of use or credit.
b. No Liability for non- languagespirit.com Actions. To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, in no event will Language Spirit, LLC be liable for any damages whatsoever, whether direct, indirect, general, special, compensatory, consequential, and/or incidental, arising out of or relating to the conduct of you or anyone else in connection with the use of the services, including without limitation, bodily injury, emotional distress, and/or any other damages resulting from communications or meetings with other registered users of the services. This includes any claims, losses or damages arising from the conduct of users who have registered under false pretenses or who attempt to defraud or harm you.
c. Information Verification. Languagespirit.com and its contractors may use various ways of verifying information that users have provided. However, none of those ways are perfect, and you agree that Languagespirit.com and its contractors will have no liability to you arising from any incorrectly verified information.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Language Spirit, LLC its officers, directors, employees, agents and third parties, for any losses, costs, liabilities and expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) relating to or arising out of (a) your use of or inability to use the Site or Services, (b) any user postings made by you, (c) your violation of any terms of this Agreement or your violation of any rights of a third party, or (d) your violation of any applicable laws, rules or regulations. Languagespirit.com reserves the right, at its own cost, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will fully cooperate with languagespirit.com in asserting any available defenses.
Law enforcement officials may send correspondence (such as subpoenas, court orders and warrants) to LanguageSpirit.com.
This Agreement will become effective upon your acceptance of the Agreement by your use of the Site or the Services and will remain in effect in perpetuity unless terminated hereunder. Only Languagespirit.com may terminate your account at any time, for any reason or no reason, without explanation, effective upon sending written notice to the other party. Language Spirit, LLC reserves the right to immediately suspend or terminate your access to any of the Services, without notice, for any reason or no reason. We also reserve the right to remove your account information or data from our Services and any other records at any time at our sole discretion. In the event your access to any of the Services is suspended due to the breach of this Agreement, you agree that all fees then paid to
Languagespirit.com by you will be nonrefundable and all outstanding or pending payments will immediately be due.
a. Controlling Law and Jurisdiction. You agree that law in the United Kingdom (without giving effect to its conflicts of law principles) will govern this Agreement, the Site and the Services and that any dispute arising out of or relating to this Agreement, the Site or the Services will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the federal and state courts in the United Kingdom. You acknowledge and agree that any violation of this Agreement may cause LanguageSpirit.com irreparable harm, and therefore agree that Languagespirit.com will be entitled to seek extraordinary relief in court, including but not limited to temporary restraining orders, preliminary injunctions and permanent injunctions without the necessity of posting a bond or other security, in addition to and without prejudice to any other rights or remedies that Languagespirit.com may have for a breach of this Agreement.
If you believe that your copyrighted work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement and is accessible on this Site, please notify Languagespirit.com copyright agent, as set forth in the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (DMCA). For your complaint to be valid under the DMCA, you must provide the following information in writing:
a An electronic or physical signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner;
b Identification of the copyrighted work that you claim is being infringed;
c Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing and where it is located on the Site;
d Information reasonably sufficient to permit Language Spirit, LLC to contact you, such as your address, telephone number, and e-mail address;
e A statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or law; and
f A statement, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information is accurate, and that you are the copyright owner or are authorized to act on behalf of the owner.
Designated Copyright Agent Languagespirit.com
This Agreement was last revised on July 23, 2010 by Language Spirit, LLC