Inschool Student and Tutor terms and Conditions – 

Revision 2

  1. Your use of the InSchool app and any InSchool products, channels, virtual classrooms, software, data feeds and services,  is subject to the terms of a legal agreement between you and InSchool. InSchool means InSchool PTY LTD, whose principal place of business is at 54 Anleno Road, Montclair, Durban , South Africa.
  2. Your legal agreement with InSchool is set out in this document, (called the “Terms”).
  3. The Terms form a legally binding agreement between you and InSchool in relation to your use of the Service. It is important that you take the time to read them carefully.
  4. The Terms apply to all users of the Service, including users who are also contributors of Content on the Service. “Content” includes the text, software, scripts, graphics, photos, sounds, music, videos, audiovisual combinations, interactive features and other materials you may view on, access through or contribute to the Service.
  5. Accepting the Terms
    1. In order to use the Service, you must firstly agree to the Terms. You may not use the Service if you do not accept the Terms.
    2. You accept the Terms by simply using the Service. You understand and agree that InSchool will treat your use of the Service as acceptance of the Terms from that point onwards.
    3. You may not use the Service and may not accept the Terms if (a) you are not of legal age to form a binding contract with InSchool, or (b) you are a person who is either barred or otherwise legally prohibited from receiving or using the Service under the laws of the country in which you are resident or from which you access or use the Service.
    4. You should print  or save a local copy of the Terms for your records.
  6. Changes to the terms
    1. InSchool reserves the right to make changes to the Terms from time to time, for example to address changes to the law or regulatory changes or changes to functionality offered through the Service. Therefore you must look at the Terms regularly to check for such changes.
  7. InSchool accounts
    1. In order to access some features of the Inschool VSS or other elements of the Service, you will have to create an InSchool account. When creating your account, you must provide accurate and complete information. It is important that you must keep your InSchool account password secure and confidential.
    2. You must notify InSchool immediately of any breach of security or unauthorized use of your InSchool account that you become aware of.
    3. You agree that you will be solely responsible (to InSchool, and to others) for all activity that occurs under your InSchool account.
  8. General restrictions on use
    1. InSchool hereby grants you permission to access and use the Service, subject to the following express conditions, and you agree that your failure to adhere to any of these conditions shall constitute a breach of these Terms on your part:
    2. you agree not to distribute any part of or parts of the Inschool VSS or the Service, including but not limited to any Content, in any medium without InSchool’s prior written authorization, unless InSchool makes available the means for such distribution through functionality offered by the Service.
    3. you agree not to alter or modify any part of the Inschool VSS or any of the Service (including but not limited to the InSchool Player and its related technologies);
    4. you agree not to access Content through any technology or means other than the app itself or through such means provided by InSchool. 
    5. you agree not to (or attempt to) circumvent, disable or otherwise interfere with any security related features of the Service or features that (i) prevent or restrict use or copying of Content or (ii) enforce limitations on use of the Service or the content accessible via the Service;
    6. You agree that the service, access or platform usage referred to as Inschool VSS,  is granted to you on a non-exclusive basis and that Inschool has the right to grant any other entity use of our platform even if the content is of the same subject matter and targeting the same audience.
  9. you agree not to use the Service for any of the following commercial uses unless you obtain InSchools’ prior written approval
    1. the sale of advertising, sponsorships or promotions placed on or within the Service or Content;
    2. the sale of advertising, sponsorships or promotions on any page of an ad-enabled blog or website containing Content delivered via the Service. 
    3. you agree not to use or launch any automated system (including, without limitation, any robot, spider or offline reader computer program) that accesses the Service in a manner that sends more request messages to the InSchool servers in a given period of time than a human can reasonably produce in the same period by using a publicly available, standard (i.e., not modified) web browser;
    4. you agree not to collect or harvest any personal data of any user of the Inschool VSS or any Service (and agree that this shall be deemed to include InSchool account names);
    5. you agree not to use the Inschool VSS or the Services (including the comments and email features in the Inschool VSS) for the solicitation of business in the course of trade or in connection with a commercial enterprise;
    6. you agree not to solicit, for commercial purposes, any users of the Inschool VSS with respect to their Content;
  10. you agree not to access Content for any reason other than your personal or on behalf of an institution or as a private tutor for use solely as intended through and permitted by the normal functionality of the Service, and solely for Streaming. “Streaming” means a contemporaneous digital transmission of the material by InSchool via the Internet to a user operated Internet enabled device in such a manner that the data is intended for real-time viewing and not intended to be downloaded (either permanently or temporarily), copied, stored, broadcasted or redistributed by the user; and
  11. you shall not copy, reproduce, distribute, transmit, broadcast, display, sell, license, or otherwise exploit any Content for any other purposes without the prior written consent of InSchool or the respective licensors of the Content.
  12. You agree that you will comply with all of the other provisions of the Terms and the InSchool Community Guidelines at all times during your use of the Service.
  13. InSchool grants the operators of public search engines permission to use any computer programs (such as spiders) to copy materials from the site for the sole purpose of creating publicly available searchable indices of the materials, but not caches or archives of such materials. InSchool reserves the right to revoke these exceptions either generally or in specific cases.
  14. InSchool is constantly innovating in order to provide the best possible experience for its users. You acknowledge and agree that the form and nature of the Service which InSchool provides may change from time to time without prior notice to you.
  15. Subject to any written agreement or paid subscription which may be in effect, as part of this continuing innovation, you acknowledge and agree that InSchool may stop (permanently or temporarily) providing the Service (or any features within the Service) to you or to users generally at InSchool’s sole discretion, without prior notice to you. You may stop using the Service at any time. You do not need to specifically inform InSchool when you stop using the Service.
  16. You agree that you are solely responsible for (and that InSchool has no responsibility to you or to any third party for) any breach of your obligations under the Terms and for the consequences, of any such breach.
  17. Copyright policy
  18. InSchool operates a clear copyright policy in relation to any Content which is alleged to infringe the copyright of a third party. 
    1. As part of InSchool’s copyright policy, InSchool will terminate user access to the Service if a user has been determined to be a repeat infringer. A repeat infringer is a user who has been notified of infringing activity more than twice.
  19. Content
    1. As an InSchool account holder you may submit Content. You understand that whether or not Content is published, InSchool does not guarantee any confidentiality with respect to Content.
  20. Subject to any written agreement.
    1. InSchool provides different access levels. InSchool classrooms, private tutor classrooms and Independent Institutions will have the ability to create classrooms..
    2. You retain all of your ownership rights in your Content, if you are a private tutor not employed by InSchool. 
    3. If you are employed by an  Institution such as a college , your contribution licence will be subject to that institution’s terms and conditions.
  21. Liability
    1. You understand and agree that you are solely responsible for your Content and the consequences of posting or publishing it. InSchool does not endorse any Content or any opinion, recommendation, or advice expressed therein, and InSchool expressly disclaims any and all liability in connection with Content.
    2. You represent and warrant that you have (and will continue to have during your use of the Service) all necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions which are required to use your Content for the purposes of the provision of the Service by InSchool, and otherwise to use your Content in the manner contemplated by the Service and these Terms.
    3. You agree that you will not post or upload any Content which contains material which it is unlawful for you to possess in the country in which you are resident, or which it would be unlawful for InSchool to use or possess in connection with the provision of the Service.
    4. You agree that Content you submit to the Service will not contain any third party copyright material, or material that is subject to other third party proprietary rights (including rights of privacy or rights of publicity), unless you have a formal licence or permission from the rightful owner, or are otherwise legally entitled, to post the material in question and to grant InSchool the licence referred to in paragraph 8.1 below.
    5. On becoming aware of any potential violation of these Terms, InSchool reserves the right (but shall have no obligation) to decide whether Content complies with the content requirements set out in these Terms and may remove such Content and/or terminate a User’s access for uploading Content which is in violation of these Terms at any time, without prior notice and at its sole discretion.
    6. You further understand and acknowledge that in using the Service, you may be exposed to Content that is factually inaccurate, offensive, indecent, or otherwise objectionable to you. You agree to waive, and hereby do waive, any legal or equitable rights or remedies you have or may have against InSchool with respect to any such Content.
  22. Rights you licence
    1. When you upload or post Content to InSchool, you grant to InSchool, a worldwide, royalty-free licence to broadcast the content. 
    2. Inschool has a feature whereby Institutions, teachers and tutors may have classrooms and lessons intended for use only by those authorised by the institution, teacher or tutor. While Inschool will make every effort to maintain that privacy, we are hereby absolved of any claim against us in whatever form arising from a breach of that privacy even if it negligence on the part of Inschool.
    3. InSchool Content on the Service
    4. With the exception of Content submitted to the Service by you, all other Content on the Service is either owned by or licensed to InSchool, or owned by others using the system and is subject to copyright, trade mark rights, and other intellectual property rights of InSchool or their respective owners. Such Content may not be downloaded, copied, reproduced, distributed, transmitted, broadcast, displayed, sold, licensed, or otherwise exploited for any other purpose whatsoever without the prior written consent of InSchool or, where applicable, InSchool’s licensors. InSchool and its licensors reserve all rights not expressly granted in and to their Content.InSchool’s licensors. Any third party trade or service marks present on Content not uploaded or posted by you are trade or service marks of their respective owners.
  23. Links from InSchool
    1. The Service may include hyperlinks to other websites that are not owned or controlled by InSchool. InSchool has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party web sites.
    2. You acknowledge and agree that InSchool is not responsible for the availability of any such external sites or resources, and does not endorse any advertising, products or other materials on or available from such web sites or resources.
    3. You acknowledge and agree that InSchool is not liable for any loss or damage which may be incurred by you as a result of the availability of those external sites or resources, or as a result of any reliance placed by you on the completeness, accuracy or existence of any advertising, products or other materials on, or available from, such websites or resources.
  24. Ending your relationship with InSchool
    1. The Terms will continue to apply until terminated by either you or InSchool as set out below.
    2. If you want to terminate your legal agreement with InSchool, you may do so by (a) notifying InSchool at any time and (b) closing your InSchool account. Your notice should be sent, in writing, to InSchool’s address which is set out in paragraph 1.1 above.
    3. InSchool may at any time terminate its legal agreement with you if:
    4. you have breached any provision of the Terms (or have acted in manner which clearly shows that you do not intend to, or are unable to comply with the provisions of the Terms); or
    5. InSchool is required to do so by law (for example, where the provision of the Service to you is, or becomes, unlawful); or
  25. InSchool may terminate its legal agreement with you if:
    1. InSchool is transitioning to no longer providing the Service to users in the country in which you are resident or from which you use the Service; or
    2. the provision of the Service to you by InSchool is, in InSchool’s opinion, no longer commercially viable, and in the case of each of A and B of this paragraph shall, where possible, give reasonable notice of such termination.
    3. When these Terms come to an end, all of the legal rights, obligations and liabilities that you and InSchool have benefited from, been subject to (or which have accrued over time whilst the Terms have been in force) or which are expressed to continue indefinitely, shall be unaffected by this cessation.
  26. Exclusion of Warranties
    1. Nothing in the Terms shall affect any statutory rights which you are always entitled to as a consumer and that you cannot contractually agree to alter or waive.
    2. The Service is provided “as is” and InSchool makes no warranty or representation to you with respect to it.
    3. InSchool does not represent or warrant to you that your use of the Service will meet your requirements;
    4. InSchool does not represent or warrant to you that your use of the Service will be uninterrupted, timely, secure or free from error;
    5. InSchool does not represent or warrant to you that any information obtained by you as a result of your use of the Service will be accurate or reliable; and
    6. InSchool does not represent or warrant to you that defects in the operation or functionality of any software provided to you as part of the Service will be corrected.
  27. No conditions, warranties or other terms (including any implied terms as to satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose or conformance with description) apply to the Service except to the extent that they are expressly set out in the Terms.
  28. Limitation of Liability: Subject to the overall provision in paragraph above InSchool shall not be liable to you for:
    1. any indirect or consequential losses which may be incurred by you. This shall include any loss of profit (whether incurred directly or indirectly), any loss of goodwill or business reputation, or any loss of data suffered by you;
    2. any loss or damage which may be incurred by you as a result of:
    3. any reliance placed by you on the completeness, accuracy or existence of any advertising, or as a result of any relationship or transaction between you and any advertiser or sponsor whose advertising appears on the Service;
    4. any changes which InSchool may make to the Service, or for any permanent or temporary cessation in the provision of the Service (or any features within the Service);
    5. the deletion of, corruption of, or failure to store, any Content and other communications data maintained or transmitted by or through your use of the Service;
    6. your failure to provide InSchool with accurate account information; or
    7. your failure to keep your password or InSchool account details secure and confidential.
    8. The limitations on InSchool’s liability to you in above shall apply whether or not InSchool has been advised of or should have been aware of the possibility of any such losses arising.
  29. General legal terms
    1. The Terms constitute the whole legal agreement between you and InSchool and govern your use of the Service and completely replace any prior agreements between you and InSchool in relation to the Service. All other terms of service that InSchool and any of its subsidiaries may have in place from time to time are expressly excluded from the Terms.
    2. You agree that InSchool may provide you with notices, including those regarding changes to the Terms, by email, regular mail, or postings on the Service.
    3. You agree that if InSchool does not exercise or enforce any legal right or remedy which is contained in the Terms (or which InSchool has the benefit of under any applicable law), this will not be taken to be a formal waiver of InSchool’s rights and that those rights or remedies will still be available to InSchool.
    4. If any court of law, having the jurisdiction to decide on this matter, rules that any provision of these Terms is invalid, then that provision will be removed from the Terms without affecting the rest of the Terms. The remaining provisions of the Terms will continue to be valid and enforceable.
    5. You acknowledge and agree that each member of the group of companies of which InSchool is a part shall be third party beneficiaries to the Terms and that such other companies shall be entitled to directly enforce, and rely upon, any provision of the Terms which confers a benefit on (or rights in favour of) them. Other than this, no other person or company shall be a third party beneficiary of the Terms.
    6. The Terms, and your relationship with InSchool under the Terms, shall be governed by South African Law. You and InSchool agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of courts of South Africa , Durban Division, to resolve any legal matter arising from the Terms. Notwithstanding this, you agree that InSchool shall still be allowed to apply for injunctive remedies (or other equivalent types of urgent legal remedy) in any jurisdiction.
  30. Profit Sharing Scheme , abbreviated as ( PSS )
    1. Under this scheme called the PSS,  private tutors are allocated their own classrooms and will market to , engage with  and collect tuition fees from their own students. in advance of tuition.
    2. Revenue collected from students in exchange for access to the tutors content will be shared in the ratio or 70 / 30 with the 70% going to the tutor.
    3. Inschool reserves the right to terminate this service if our share is not remitted timeously.
    4. The tutors tuition price and package will be clearly listed in the course or classroom screen.
    5. Any student admitted as a subscriber will be considered as a paying subscriber.
    6. The tutor will upload and maintain high quality and meaningful content. Failure to keep the content relevant may result in the termination of the PSS agreement.
    7. Termination of the PSS will not affect any other portion of this agreement.
    8. Should Inschool implement any auto payment systems such as debit or credit cards, payment will be routed through the new system and apportioned in the same ration after deduction of any fees associated with the transaction.
    9. No amendment to any portion of this agreement will be valid unless reduced to writing. 
    10. Either party to this portion of the agreement may terminate the PSS agreement for any reason whatsoever. The tutors content will be converted to a video by the tutor and retained by the tutor within 7 days of termination. Content on our server will be deleted.
    11. This acceptance to the PSS programme will be formalised by an acceptance email which the tutor must accept by return mail.