School Leaders Network Membership Terms and Conditions

School Leaders Network Membership Terms and Conditions

Welcome to School Leaders Network from Best Practice Network. Please take the time to read and understand these Membership terms and conditions (Membership Terms). They govern your (your or you) use of the School Leaders Network service (Site) as a member.

Once you click “Apply” to join the School Leaders Network and complete the online payment, you agree to the Membership Terms as a legally binding contract between you and Best Practice Network. If you do not want to agree to these Membership Terms, we’re sorry but this agreement will have to end here!

In these Membership Terms, Content means all the content available on the Site including courses, videos, case studies, sample files and user forum content.

1. 12 Month Membership Subscription Agreement

1.1. You understand and agree that you have committed to a 12-month renewable membership subscription agreement and you agree to the membership fees payable by you at the rate offered at purchase for a period of 12 months to access the Best Practice Network site.
1.2. Membership is annual and is valid for 12 (twelve) consecutive months from the day of joining. Membership shall renew automatically for a further 12-month period provided the original credit or debit card used to make payment remains valid, unless and until terminated in advance in accordance with these Membership Terms.
1.3. You must pay the subscription by credit or debit card.
1.4. If you fail to pay your membership fee, we reserve the right to suspend your membership until payment is received.

2. Cancellation of 12 Month Membership Subscription Agreement

1.1. You understand that you are able to cancel your membership in the first 30 days for a full refund. Please email to cancel.
1.2. You understand that should you try to cancel your membership outside of the first 30 days, no refund will be provided.

3. Membership

1.1. Your Membership is non-transferable. You must not share your username and password with anyone else or allow anyone else to access the Site using your username and password.
1.2. You are responsible for every use of the Site that occurs in conjunction with use of your username and password. You must use reasonable efforts to keep your username and password confidential. You must notify us as soon as you become aware of any unauthorised use of your membership, username or password.
1.3. Membership is based on a 12-month subscription fee which is detailed on the Site’s sign up page. Your membership, or access to Content and areas of the Site, will be suspended or cancelled if payment is not successfully processed upon application.
1.4. You can ask for a refund of subscription fees under our “Moneyback Guarantee” policy, during the first 30 days of your subscription. You may also have rights granted to you by law which may entitle you to a refund of fees in specific circumstances. Apart from those things, refunds of subscription fees will not be made.

4. Availability and Use of the Site

1.1. The Site will usually be available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. We reserve the right, however, to interrupt or suspend your access to the Site or the provision of the Site’s services and Content, for maintenance, technical or other reasons.
1.2. When accessing and using the Site and its services and content, you must comply with directions, instructions or protocols posted on the Site.
1.3. We are pleased to be able to offer a wide range of exclusive Content on the Site for your educational and learning needs, which we aim to regularly add to. The Content will be updated, changed or removed from time to time, at our discretion, so we can’t guarantee that specific Content will always be available on the Site.

5. Rights to Content; intellectual property

1.1. Each item of Content is copyright of its author. We own any School Leaders Network-contributed Content, and all other rights in the Site including its design, compilation and look and feel.
1.2. Your membership gives you a right (a revocable, non-exclusive licence) to use the Content for personal purposes. You must not redistribute Content (such as courses, videos, podcasts and source files). Any project files, PowerPoints or other assets associated with Content are included to demonstrate the course or tutorial. You may use, modify and manipulate files for your own personal educational purposes, but you must not otherwise exploit the files and the assets in them, or redistribute the files or assets. If you love the Content, please ask your friends to become members too!
1.3. You may freely use the procedures and techniques demonstrated in the Content (that is, the knowledge you gain) for any educational or personal purpose.
1.4. The trademarks and logos displayed on the Site are, unless otherwise stated, those of Best Practice Network and you must not use these without approval.

6. Fair use and prohibited conduct

1.1. You are permitted to download Content to your computer as part of your membership. Your use of the Site and the Content must be fair, genuine and reasonable. For example, the total amount of Content you download must be reasonable in light of your genuine education and learning needs, and the time needed to genuinely engage with the Content. We will use our reasonable discretion to decide whether a member has complied with the ‘fair use’ policy.
1.2. You must not mass download Content.
1.3. You also must not:
1.3.1. use a false email address, impersonate others, or misrepresent your affiliation with others;
1.3.2. insert advertising, branding or other promotional content into the Site or Content;
1.3.3. attempt to gain unauthorised access to computer systems or materials through the Site;
1.3.4. engage in automatic gathering of information from or through the Site (such as “spidering”, “screen scraping”, “database scraping” or harvesting of e-mail addresses);
1.3.5. attempt to interrupt or alter the Site’s operation in any way (for example through sending mass unsolicited messages, “flooding” servers, or introducing a virus, time bomb, trojan horse, worm, cancelbot or other computer routine);
1.3.6. use the Site or the Content in a way that violates applicable law, that violates third party intellectual property or other rights, or that is, fraudulent, obscene, offensive, or defamatory; or
1.3.7. except as allowed in these Membership Terms, copy, distribute, transmit, modify or otherwise exploit the Content or any other data or code made available through the Site.

7. Intellectual property complaints

1.1. We respect the intellectual property rights of others, and require that you do the same.
1.2. Please contact us if you believe that your intellectual property or other rights are being affected by anything on the Site.
1.3. If you are specifically making a copyright-based claim regarding Content, please forward the following information to us:
1.3.1. your address, telephone number, and email address;
1.3.2. a description of the location of the alleged infringing material;
1.3.3. a description of the copyright work that has been allegedly infringed; and
1.3.4. a statement by you that you warrant that the information given in your claim is accurate and that you are either the copyright owner or are authorised to act on the copyright owner’s behalf.

8. Forum and community rules

1.1. We reserve the right, but are not obliged, to monitor all material posted to the Site. We are not responsible or liable for material posted by others. We do, however, reserve the right to edit, refuse to post or to remove matter that in our discretion is objectionable or in violation of these Membership Terms, our policies or applicable law.
1.2. You must not upload or post any materials that:
1.2.1. restrict or inhibit others’ use or enjoyment of the Site;
1.2.2. are false, misleading, fraudulent, unlawful, abusive, harassing, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, or offensive;
1.2.3. infringe others’ rights, including privacy or intellectual property rights;
1.2.4. disclose personal information about others, particularly sensitive information;
1.2.5. contain a virus, spyware, or other harmful component; or
1.2.6. contain commercial solicitation or ‘spam’ of any kind.

9. Privacy

1.1. Our information collection and use of any personal information about you is set out in our Privacy Notice.
1.2. Personal information that you disclose may be used by Best Practice Network, its agents and contractors in relation to your membership and the Site, including marketing activities for the Site.
1.3. We may disclose any personal information as necessary to satisfy any law, regulation or government request.
10. Refusal, suspension or termination of membership
1.1. We may, in our discretion, immediately restrict, suspend or terminate your membership and access to the Site if we consider you in breach of these Membership Terms, any other Site rules, or applicable law.1.2. We reserve the right to refuse membership in our discretion (examples include previous breaches of membership terms on any of our websites and previous utilisation of the Site’s “Moneyback Guarantee”).
11. Liability and disclaimer
1.1. Except as provided in an applicable Non-excludable Law, we are bound only by the express promises made in these Membership Terms and are not bound by implied terms.
1.2. Except as provided in an applicable Non-excludable Law;
1.2.1. we do not promise that the Content or your access to the Site will be uninterrupted or error-free, that any defects will be corrected, or that the Site or Content are free of viruses or any other harmful components;
1.2.2. we make no promises regarding your access to, or the results of your access to, the Site or Content in terms of correctness, accuracy, timeliness, completeness, reliability or otherwise.
1.3. Except as provided in an applicable Non-excludable Law, we and our affiliates are not liable for indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages, loss or revenue or loss of profits which result from any use of or access to, or any inability to use or access, the Site.

12. Changes to Membership Terms

We may change these Membership Terms from time to time, but we will notify members before doing so. You will be given the opportunity to cancel your subscription with a pro-rata refund (based on time remaining in your subscription) if you do not want to accept the changes. If you do not opt out in this way, your continued subscription to and use of the Site will be an acceptance of the updated Membership Terms.

13. Disclaimer

While we endeavour to ensure that the information on this Website is correct, we do not warrant the accuracy and completeness of the material. We may make changes to the material on this Website, or to the products and prices described in it, at any time without notice. The material on this Website may be out of date, and we make no commitment to update such material.

The material on this Website is provided "as is" without any conditions, warranties or other terms of any kind. Accordingly, to the maximum extent permitted by law, we provide you with this Website on the basis that we exclude all representations, warranties, conditions and other terms (including, without limitation, the conditions implied by law of satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose and the use of reasonable care and skill) which but for these terms and conditions might have effect in relation to this Website.

14. Governing laws and Jurisdiction

These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law. Disputes arising in connection with these terms and conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts. We do not warrant that materials/items for sale on the Website are appropriate or available for use outside the United Kingdom. If you access these Websites from locations outside the United Kingdom, you do so at your own risk and you are responsible for compliance with local laws.