Terms

These Terms of Service (the "Terms") are a binding contract between you and The Social Learning Network Ltd. (“TSLN”), a company registered in England at 1 East Poultry Avenue, London EC1 9PT, with the registration number 8287758. Using TSLN's services ("Services") means that you agree to all Terms, and these Terms will remain in effect while you use the Services. TSLN reserves the right to make changes to the Terms and will duly notify users before making changes. There may be special cases where TSLN cannot notify users in advance (for example if legislation changes). You are advised to check these terms periodically if there are any concerns. You may reject these terms at any time by ceasing to use your account and requesting an account to be closed.

Acceptance of Terms

In order to use the Services, you must first agree to the Terms. You may not use the Services if you do not accept the Terms. You accept the terms by using the Services. TSLN considers your use of the Services as acceptance of the Terms from that point onwards.
You represent and warrant that you are of legal age to form a binding contract. If you're agreeing to these Terms on behalf of an organization or entity, you represent and warrant that you are authorised to agree to these Terms on that organization or entity's behalf and bind them to these Terms.
You promise that your usage of the Services is for your personal, internal, non-commercial, educational use, and only in a manner that complies with all laws that apply to you and your jurisdiction. If your use of the Services is prohibited by applicable laws, or local laws, then you are not authorised to use the Services. TSLN cannot be and will not be responsible for you using the Services in a way that breaks the law.
In order to access the Services, you may be required to provide information about yourself as part of the registration process, or as part of your continued use of the Services. You agree that any registration information you give to TSLN will always be accurate, correct and up to date.
If you have any questions, comments, or concerns regarding these Terms or the Services, please contact us at billy@spiral.ac, The Social Learning Network, 1 East Poultry Avenue, London EC1 9PT.

Is Spiral Really Free?

Spiral is free and will remain free to all individual teachers. TSLN may offer premium services, such as integration will school systems, for a fee.

Privacy

Please refer to TSLN’s privacy policy for privacy concerns.

COPPA & FERPA

Please refer to our page on COPPA/FERPA compliance.

Security

You are solely responsible for the security of your own account. This mean that you accept sole responsibility to for all activities that occur under your account.
You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of any passwords associated with any account that you use to access the Services.
You are responsible for ending your sessions on Spiral, especially when using a public terminal or device. TSLN is not responsible for any breaches of account security due to Your failure to do so.
If you are concerned that the security of your account has been compromised you must notify TSLN immediately by emailing billy@spiral.ac with details.

Intellectual Property

Content

The materials displayed or performed on the Services (including, but not limited to, text, graphics, articles, photos, images, illustrations, User Submitted Content, and so forth) (the "Content") are protected by copyright and other intellectual property laws. You promise to abide by all copyright notices, trademark rules, information, and restrictions contained in any Content you access through the Services. You agree that you will not use, copy, reproduce, modify, translate, publish, broadcast, transmit, distribute, perform, upload, display, license, sell or otherwise exploit for any purpose any Content not owned by you, (i) without the prior consent of the owner of that Content or (ii) in a way that violates someone else's (including TSLN's) rights. You understand that Spiral owns the Services. You won't modify, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale of, reproduce (except as expressly provided in this Section), creative derivative works based on, or otherwise exploit any of the Services. The Services may allow you to copy or download certain Content; please remember that just because this functionality exists, doesn't mean that all the restrictions above don't apply.

Other content

The Services may include links to and resources from other services. TSLN gives no warranty for the usage of such third party services.
TSLN does not endorse any advertising, products or other materials on or available from any third party web sites or resources, unless explicitly specified.
You acknowledge and agree that neither TSLN nor its licensors, resellers or partners are 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 web sites or resources.

User Submitted Content

Anything you post, upload, share, store, or otherwise provide through the Services is your "User Submitted Content." User Submitted Content may be viewable by other users. In order to display your User Submitted Content on the Services, and to allow other users to see them (where applicable), you grant TSLN certain rights in those User Submitted Content. Please note that all of the following licenses are subject to our Privacy Policy to the extent they relate to User Submissions that are also your personally-identifiable information. For all User Submitted Content, you hereby grant TSLN a license to translate, modify and reproduce such User Submitted Content (so it can be displayed on your Whiteboard, or Students' personal devices), in each case to enable TSLN to operate the Services. This is a license only - your ownership in User Submissions is not affected. You agree that the licenses you grant are royalty-free, irrevocable, and worldwide, for as long as your User Submitted Content is stored with the Services. When you , we will stop displaying your User Submissions to other users (if applicable), but you understand and agree that it may not be possible to completely delete that content from TSLN's records, and that your User Submitted Contents may remain viewable elsewhere to the extent that they were copied or stored by other users. You understand and agree that TSLN, in performing the required technical steps to provide the Services to our users, may need to make changes to your User Submitted Content to conform and adapt those User Submitted Content to the technical requirements of connection networks, devices, services, or media.
For all User Submitted Content, you hereby grant TSLN a license to translate, modify (for technical purposes, for example making sure your content is viewable on tablet devices as well as your laptop and desktop computers) and reproduce such User Submitted Content, in each case to enable us to operate the Services, as described in more detail below. This is a license only - your ownership in User Submitted Content is not affected.
You agree that the licenses you grant are royalty-free, irrevocable, and worldwide, for as long as your User Submitted Content is stored with us. When you close your TSLN account, we will stop displaying your User Submitted Content to other users, but you understand and agree that it may not be possible to completely delete that content from TSLN’s records, and that your User Submitted Content may remain viewable elsewhere to the extent that they were copied or stored by other users (such as students who saved content for homework revision).
Finally, you understand and agree that TSLN, in performing required technical steps to provide the Services to users, may need to make changes to your User Submitted Content to conform and adapt User Submitted Content to the technical requirements of connection networks, devices, services, or media.

Closing Your Spiral Account

You are free to close your Spiral account at any time by emailing billy@spiral.ac with your request to close your account. Your account will be closed within 48 hours of TSLN receiving your email. You may also close your account by sending a written request to TSLN’s mailing address at The Social Learning Network, 1 East Poultry Avenue, London EC1 9PT.
TSLN is free to terminate or suspend your use of our Services or your account, at any time, and for any reason, including your breach of these Terms. TSLN has the sole right to decide whether you are in violation of any of the Terms set forth in this document.
Please be aware that account termination may result in destruction of any User Submitted Content associated with your account.
In the case of account termination, we will take reasonable steps to provide advance notice unless impractical due to reasons including but not exclusive to legal requirements or safety concerns.
We will try to provide advance notice to you prior to our terminating your account so that you are able to retrieve any important documents you may have stored in your account (to the extent allowed by law and these Terms), but we may not do so if we determine it would be impractical, illegal, or would not be in the interest of someone's safety or security to do so.

Use of Spiral Apps on the Apple Inc (Apple) Store, the Google Play Store or the Chrome Web Store.

If you are using Spiral’s apps downloaded through a third party app store you are advised to familiarise yourself with the terms of service related to the respective app store.

Acceptable Use

You agree to use the Services only for purposes that are permitted by (a) the Terms and (b) any applicable law, regulation or generally accepted practices or guidelines in your jurisdiction.
You agree not to access (or attempt to access) any of the Services by any means other than through the interface that is provided by TSLN, unless you have been specifically allowed to do so in a separate agreement with TSLN.
You must not use the Services, or any Content related to the Services in any unlawful manner, for any unlawful purpose, or in any manner inconsistent with these Terms, or act fraudulently or maliciously.
You must not infringe our intellectual property rights or those of any third party in relation to your use of the Services, or any Content related to the Services beyond the scope of using or promoting your usage of the Services.
You must not use the Services transmit any material that is defamatory, offensive or otherwise objectionable, be obscene, hateful or inflammatory, promote discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age, disclose the name, address, telephone number, e-mail address or any other personal data in respect of any individual without their consent, harass, upset, embarrass, alarm or annoy any other person, infringe any copyright, database right or trade mark of any other person; contain any advertising or promote any services or web links to other sites.
You must not use the Services in a way that could damage, disable, overburden, impair or compromise our systems or security or interfere with other users.

Warranty Disclaimer

The Services are provided for personal or educational use only. You are solely responsible for assessing that the Services are suitable for your individual purposes and circumstances. The provision of the Service by TSLN does not constitute educational advice and should not be relied upon in influencing (either making or refraining from making) any decision.
TSLN shall not be liable to you or anyone else for any inaccuracy, delay, interruption in service, error or omission, regardless of cause, or for any damages resulting from use of or inability to use or access the Services.
TSLN does not make any representations or warranties concerning any content contained in or accessing through the Services, and we will not be responsible or liable for the accuracy, copyright compliance, legality, or decency of material contained in or accessed through the Services.
The services are provided “As Is” without any warranty of any kind from TSLN or TSLN’s parners. TSLN does not warrant that you will always be able to use or access the Services.
You are advised to consult local laws applicable to usage of the Services in your region as TSLN does not warrant that the provision of the Services comply with the laws of any country other than the United Kingdom.
The provisions in this clause do not affect your statutory or mandatory rights which cannot be excluded by law.

Limitation of Liability

You acknowledge that using the Services is at your own risk.
To the fullest extent allowed by applicable law, under no circumstances and under no legal theory TSLN shall have any liability to you for your or any other person for any indirect, special, incidental or consequential damages of any kind including lost profits, loss of goodwill, work stoppage, accuracy of results, computer failure or malfunction resulting from use of the Services. TSLN also accept no liability arising from any communications made by those using the Services. TSLN will not be deemed responsible for author, editor or publisher of any User Submitted Content submitted to the Services. TSLN expressly exclude all liability for any loss or damage arising from User Submitted Content which is in contravention these Terms and you agree to indemnify us from any liability that we may incur as a result. We reserve the right to remove or disable access to any User Submitted Content submitted to the Services without liability which we deem to be potentially in contravention of these Terms. You agree that given the nature of the Services, limitations of liability are reasonable.

Indemnity

You agree to indemnify and hold TSLN, its affiliates, officers, agents, employees, contractors, and partners harmless for and against any and all claims, liabilities, damages (actual and consequential), losses, and expenses (including legal fees) arising from or in any way related to any third party claims relating to (a) your use of the Services (including any actions taken by a third party using your account), and (b) your violation of these Terms. In the event of such a claim, suit, or action ("Claim"), we will provide notice of the Claim to the contact information we have for your account (provided that failure to deliver such notice shall not eliminate or reduce your indemnification obligations hereunder).

Assignment

You may not assign, delegate, or transfer these Terms or your rights or obligations hereunder, or your Services account, in any way (by operation of law or otherwise) without prior written consent from TSLN. TSLN may transfer, assign, or delegate these Terms and our rights and obligations without consent.

Questions/Concerns/Comments regarding these Terms

If you have any questions, comments, or concerns regarding these Terms or the Services, please contact us at billy@spiral.ac, The Social Learning Network, 1 East Poultry Avenue, London EC1 9PT.

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