Terms and Conditions

TERMS & CONDITIONS

Terminology

(“The Web site”) refers to the domain alphatutorials.co.uk.

(“tutorial service’’) means any service provided by a tutor to a student via the Web site

(“Service(s)”) refers to any service provided by Alpha Tutorials to facilitate the provision of learning by a tutor to a student.

(“The Owner”) refers to Alpha Tutorials.

(“Tutors”) refers to all registered independent freelance tutors.

(“Students”) refers to any purchaser of tutorial services through the alphatutorials.co.uk web site

(“Lesson Fee(s)”) refers to the total fee(s) payable in advance by a Student to schedule lesson time with a tutor through alphatutorials.co.uk.

(“Tutor Fee”) refers to the fee per lesson as set by Alpha Tutorials.

By registering or using any Service provided by Alpha Tutorials (“The Web site”) you are agreeing to accept the following terms and conditions which govern access and your use of the alphatutorials.co.uk web site.

The terms and conditions shall constitute a legal agreement between you and (“The Owner”) with respect to the Services provided through the Web site and shall be binding in all circumstances.

(“The Web site”) is an online market place designed to facilitate the provision of online language lessons and tuition by independent freelance tutors to purchasers of tutorial services. Students should be aware that neither the Owner nor any employee thereof is responsible for the provision, quality, accuracy, timely completion or legality of any tutorial service provided by a registered tutor at the request of a Student

Students acknowledge and agree that neither alphatutorials.co.uk nor the Owner is liable for any loss or damage which may be incurred through use of the web site, or as a result of any reliance placed by students on the accuracy or completeness of any tutorial Service provided by a registered tutor.

Allphatutorials.co.uk and the Owner take reasonable measures to ensure that only high quality tutors are permitted to provide tutoring services through the alphatutorials.co.uk web site. All tutors are required to submit a detailed profile to Alpha Tutorials including details of their teaching qualifications and experience which must be approved before a tutor is permitted to accept students. The Owner is not responsible for checking the validity of any individual registered tutor’s qualifications or background and make no guarantees as to the accuracy of information supplied to ourselves by the tutors.

This agreement may be changed at our discretion at any time and it shall always be the responsibility of the User to ensure that they are fully aware of the terms and conditions of use. Continued use of the alphatutorials.co.uk web site will be deemed to constitute acceptance of any variation of the terms and conditions of use.

In order to use the Service(s) provided by Alpha Tutorials both tutors and students will be required to register on our web site.

It is the sole responsibility of each registered student and each registered tutor to ensure that all personal details, including contact email addresses are up to date and accurate at all times. By accepting these terms and conditions all Users hereby release alphatutorials.co.uk and Alpha Tutorials from any claims, demands and damages (actual and consequential) of every kind and nature, known and unknown, suspected and unsuspected, disclosed and undisclosed, which arise due to inaccurate personal information being held on the web site, systems and supporting infrastructure and hardware. All Users are solely responsible for the content and accuracy of any information published by them on alphatutorials.co.uk. The Owner is not liable for any loss or damage which may be incurred through reliance on any information published on the alphatutorials.co.uk web site by any registered User.

Alpha Tutorials reserve the right to suspend or terminate the membership of any registered User for any reason. No refunds, payments or compensation of any kind will be paid to registered Users whose registration has been terminated due to breach of these terms and conditions.

Tutors may end their membership at any time subject to the timely completion of any outstanding teaching they have accepted to undertake on behalf of the firm.

Students may end their membership at any time but shall remain liable to the Owner for any monies outstanding in connection with services carried out.

When registering as a student you will be required to provide personal information not limited to your residential address, telephone number; your email address. By registering you are confirming that you are over 16 years of age and that you accept the terms and conditions of use.

Use of any information supplied by you will be in accordance with the web site privacy policy. For the duration of your membership you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of use.

When registering as a tutor you will be required to provide personal information not limited to your residential address, telephone number; your email address and CV. You will also be requested to confirm that you are over 18 years of age and that you accept the terms and conditions of use.

Following registration tutors will be required to create a brief profile containing additional information concerning their background, teaching experience, qualifications and teaching approach. All tutors are required to submit their completed detailed profile to Alpha Tutorials which must be approved before a tutor is permitted to teach students. Alpha Tutorials reserves the right to make minor amendments, corrections and alterations to tutors profiles for the purposes of ensuring that tutor profiles are presented in a professional manner and are error free.

Use of any information supplied by you will be in accordance with the web site privacy policy. For the duration of your membership you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of use.

All lessons must be scheduled using our system by a student selecting an available lesson time from an online work planner and completing the booking process.

Failure to adhere to the booking procedure stated above, and in particular any action taken to by-pass the system will lead to disciplinary action.

Alpha Tutorials reserves the right to alter or amend our charges at any time.

Should a registered student be unable to attend a booked lesson or lessons, at least 24 hours notice should be given in order to reschedule the lesson or get a refund. Lessons cannot be rescheduled or cancelled less than 24 hours before the lesson is due to commence. If a student fails to attend a scheduled lesson, the student will forfeit the fees.

Registered Students are entitled to a full refund of the fee(s) paid in respect of a lesson or lessons which are cancelled by Alpha Tutorials.

By accepting these terms and conditions all registered tutors agree to provide the service as per schedule. Furthermore, all registered tutors accept that they are solely responsible for the performance, quality and fulfilment of all contractual obligations between themselves and Alpha Tutorials.

By agreeing to these terms and conditions, tutors warrant that they are self-employed and therefore responsible for compliance with all income tax and other taxes which they should properly account for under the tax jurisdiction applicable to them.

Tutors are expressly forbidden from negotiating or discussing the fees either directly or indirectly with a student. Any tutor found to be in breach of this condition will be terminated immediately and no compensation will be paid in respect of any service provided to Alpha Tutorials.

By accepting these Terms and Conditions, all registered tutors agree not to contact any registered student either directly or indirectly for the purpose of arranging tuition time with that student through any mechanism other than the Alpha Tutorials web site. All registered tutors agree not to engage in or promote any activity with the intention of arranging lessons with a student outside of the Alpha Tutorials site.

All lessons must be scheduled using the Alpha Tutorials website.

By accepting these Terms and Conditions, all registered tutors agree that their profile may be removed from Alpha Turorials website and their account closed if they do not meet our teaching standards. Specifically, tutors must maintain the following standards:

All tutors agree to provide high quality services to any student in a timely fashion. We reserve the right to terminate or suspend the membership of any tutor whose rating falls below our required standard.

All registered tutors agree to be fully responsible for joining the training at the correct scheduled time by initiating the link supplied by Alpha Tutorials.

All tutors agree to provide timely, accurate and complete feedback and analysis of each student progress following the completion of each lesson through alphatutorials.co.uk. Tutors must provide lesson analysis and feedback by completing the analysis report accessed through their account. We reserve the right to terminate or suspend the membership of any tutor who fails to provide timely and complete analysis for their students following each lesson.

Alpha Tutorials reserve the right to monitor communications between all registered Users for the purposes of ensuring the integrity and security of alphatutorials.co.uk and to ensure the safety of all Users of website. Communications between users via any of the tools or functions we make available to you (including unopened messages sent via our messaging system) may be monitored by our staff for the purposes of preventing fraud, the prevention of abuse of our web site and identifying attempts to avoid or circumvent our fee structure.

Where there is a dispute by a registered student over the quality, duration, standard or any other matter whatsoever with respect to a lesson or any associated service performed by a registered tutor, this is a matter to be resolved by Alpha Tutorials.

Alpha Tutorials do not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of any information or content presented on the Web site.

Any Service provided through alphatutorials.co.uk is on an “as is” basis without any warranties or conditions of any kind, express, implied, statutory, in all communication with alphatutorials.co.uk, The Owner, its affiliates or its representatives, or otherwise with respect to any Service.

Alpha Tutorials and/or its affiliates specifically disclaim any implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement. Neither, Alpha Tutorials nor its affiliates warrant that your use of any Service provided to tutors or students through alphatutorials.co.uk will be secure, uninterrupted, always available, or error-free, or will meet your requirements, or that any defects in the Web site will be corrected.

Alpha Tutorials and its affiliates disclaim all liability, regardless of the form of action, for the acts or omissions of other Users (including unauthorized Users, or “hackers”) of the Web site.

The provisions of this Agreement shall be governed by the laws of England. The provisions of this agreement are severable and, if any provision of this User Agreement is held to be invalid or unenforceable, that provision may be removed and the remaining provisions will be enforced.