Terms & Privacy Notice

Terms & Privacy Notice

Updated: 13/02/2019

Welcome to our website the term South Lincolnshire Academies Trust, ‘SLAT’ or ‘us’ or ‘we’ refers to the owner of the website. The term ‘you’ refers to the user or viewer of our website.

1.1 Please read this Agreement carefully before accessing or using our Services. By accessing or using any part of our Services, you agree to become bound by the Terms of this Agreement, and that you will not use the websites/services for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms and conditions. If you do not agree to all of the Terms of this Agreement, then you may not access or use any of our Services.

1.2 You agree that South Lincolnshire Academies Trust (SLAT) reserves the right to automatically upgrade our Services, and these Terms will apply to any upgrades. It is therefore your responsibility to check the terms and conditions regularly for any changes.

1.3 Unless otherwise stated, we or our licensors own the intellectual property rights in the website and material on the website. Subject to the licence below and stated in 6. Acceptable use, all these intellectual property rights are reserved.

2.1 South Lincolnshire Academies Trust websites may provide communication tools such as email, ruler and/or other facilities (‘the service’). Our services are offered subject to your acceptance without modification of all of the terms and conditions contained herein and all other operating rules, policies and procedures that may be published from time to time by South Lincolnshire Academies Trust.

2.2 Access to certain areas of our website and services is restricted. We reserve the right to restrict access to other areas of our website or services, or indeed our whole website, at our discretion.

2.3 If we provide you with a user ID and password to enable you to access restricted areas of our website or other content or services, you must ensure that the given user ID and password is kept confidential. You accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your user ID or password.

2.4 We may disable your user ID and password at our sole discretion or if you breach any of the policies or terms governing your use of our website or service or any other contractual obligation you owe to us.

3.1 South Lincolnshire Academies Trust is concerned about the safety and privacy of our users, particularly children. Parents who wish to allow their children access to and use of the website/service should supervise such access and use. By allowing your child access to the services you are allowing your child access to all of the services, including email, and/or other messages or communication facilities. It is therefore your responsibility to determine which services are appropriate for your child. Always use caution when revealing personally identifiable information about yourself or your children via any of the services.

4.1 South Lincolnshire Academies Trust is committed to responsible data management and subscribes to the principles of the data protection legislation in the United Kingdom. The Trust is committed to maintaining the privacy of users and maintaining the security of any personal information received from yourselves. If you register for any of the services, you will be asked to provide basic personal information. The information is used solely for notifying you of changes or updates to the website/services or the processing of application.This information will not be made available to third parties or sold.

4.2 To improve your experience on our website, we may use ‘cookies’. Cookies are a standard in the industry and the majority of websites use them in some way or another. 

Our website uses Google Analytics, a service which sends usage/website traffic data to Google servers. Google Analytics does not identify individual users or associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. We use reports provided by Google Analytics to help us understand how our website performs and to improve its content and usage. Our cookie notice can be found in the footer throughout our website.

4.3 There is a Privacy Policy for Staff and one for Students which are available for view on the website as part of our Data Protection Policy. Further Data Protection and Privacy information can be found in our Data Protection Policy GDPR. See Policies.

5.1 If a particular service requires you to open an account, you may be required to complete the registration process by providing certain information and registering a username and password for use with that service. 

5.2 You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the username and password and also for all activities which take place under your account. 

5.3 You agree to immediately notify us of any unauthorised use of your password or account or any other breach of security. In no event will SLAT be liable for any indirect or consequential loss or damage whatsoever resulting from the disclosure of your username and/or password. You may not use another person’s account at any time.

The use of this website is subject to the following terms of use:

6.1 The content of the pages of this website is for your information and use only. It is subject to change without notice. You may view, download for caching purposes only, and print pages from the website for your own personal use, subject to the following

You must not:

  • republish material from this website (including republications on another website);
  • sell, rent or otherwise sub-license material on the website;
  • reproduce, duplicate, copy or otherwise exploit material on our website for a commercial purpose;
  • redistribute material from this website except for content specifically and expressly made available for redistribution (such as newsletters).
You may link to our homepage, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.

The Website (or any part of it) must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of the Website other than the home page.
 

6.2 This website uses cookies. You can read our cookie policy to find out what our cookies are for. By enabling cookies on our website you agree to our use of cookies.

6.3 Neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.

6.4 Unauthorised use of this website may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offence.

6.5 From time to time this website may also include links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse the website(s). We have no responsibility for the content of the linked website(s).

6.6 You will not threaten, abuse, disrupt, stalk or otherwise violate the legal rights (including rights of privacy and publicity) of others.

6.7 Use any information or material in any manner that infringes any copyright, trademark, patent or other proprietary right of any party.

6.8 Make available or upload files that contain a virus, worm, trojan or corrupt data that may damage the operation of the computer or property of another.

6.9 Impersonate any person or entity for the purpose of misleading others.

6.10 You will not violate any applicable laws or regulations.

6.11 Use the website/services in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden or impair the website/services or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the website/services.

6.12 Attempt to gain unauthorised access to any of the services, other accounts, computer systems or networks connected to the website/services through hacking, password mining or any other means.

The information on this website is provided free-of-charge, and you acknowledge that it would be unreasonable to hold us liable in respect of this website and the information on this website.

Whilst we endeavour to ensure that the information on this website is correct, we do not warrant its completeness or accuracy; nor do we commit to ensuring that the website remains available or that the material on the website is kept-up-to-date.

To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law we exclude all representations, warranties and conditions (including, without limitation, the conditions implied by law of satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose and the use of reasonable care and skill).

Our liability is limited and excluded to the maximum extent permitted under applicable law. We will not be liable for any direct or indirect loss or damage arising under these terms and conditions or in connection with our website, whether arising in tort, contract, or otherwise. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing exclusion, we will not be liable for any loss of profit, contracts, business, goodwill, data, income, revenue or anticipated savings arising under terms and conditions or in connection with our website, whether direct or indirect, and whether arising in tort, contract, or otherwise.

However, nothing in these terms and conditions shall exclude or limit our liability for fraud, or for any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

South Lincolnshire Academies Trust has the right to terminate your access to any or all of the services at any time, without notice, for any reason, including without limitation breach of these terms and conditions. South Lincolnshire Academies Trust may also at any time, at sole discretion, discontinue the website/services or any part thereof without prior notice and you agree that we shall not be liable to you or any third party for any termination of your access to the website/services.

The website/services may include links to third party websites that are controlled and maintained by others. Any link to other websites is not an endorsement of such websites and you acknowledge and agree that SLAT is not responsible for the content or availability of any such sites.

These terms and conditions, together with our privacy policy, constitute the entire agreement between you and us in relation to your use of our website, and supersede all previous agreements in respect of your use of this website.

This notice will be governed by and construed in accordance with English law, and any disputes relating to this notice shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England.

We may revise these terms from time-to-time. Please check this page regularly to ensure you are familiar with the current version.

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