Welcome to www.e-ducateme.com !
Please, read these Terms of Service carefully before using the Website and/or Services. If you do not accept these Terms of Service, including the agreement to arbitrate on an individual basis any claims between you and e-ducateme, please, do not use the Website and do not click “Sign up as a student/instructor” (or similar) or otherwise use the Services.
1. GENERAL INFORMATION
1.1. Terms of Service
These Terms of Service (hereinafter - the “Terms”) describe the terms and conditions applicable to your access and use of the website and the website software related mobile device application made available through or in connection with the “Services”. The e-ducateme website means www.e-ducateme.com, and its sub-domains (the “Website”) and is an online platform intended to be used by students (and/or their parents) and instructors in connection with the Services.
Use of the Services of e-ducateme (as defined above) is subject to these Terms of Service (the “Terms”) and any other rules or policies that are published on the Website that apply to specific activities in which you participate.
You agree that by using Services and providing the respective consent, you are agreeing to enter into a legally binding contract with e-ducateme and indicate your unconditional acceptance of these Terms, on your own behalf and, if you are a Parent or Company, on behalf of the Student represented by you who uses our Services.
1.2. Services of e-ducateme
You may be accessing and using the Website, Service and Software of e-ducateme as (i) a Student, (ii) a Parent, (iii) a Instructor, (iv) a Company or (v) a visitor simply using the functionality, including that of the Blog, and/or reviewing the content, that is publicly available on the Website. Throughout these Terms “you” or “your” may refer as applicable to the Student, the Parent, each Instructor and Company accessing or using any of our Services (each the "User").
Our platform allows students (“Students”) and their parents/legal representatives/legal guardians (“Parents”) and companies enrolled in e-ducateme Professional Training (“Companies”) searching for instructors, and instructors (“Instructors”) searching for Students, to connect for and deliver and pay for or receive payment for online and one-to-one lessons. The “Services” include the Website and any e-ducateme related mobile device application (the “Software”), our online discussion forums and chat rooms, other services and features available through the Software, and e-ducateme Blog and its applicable features, including articles writing and commenting (the “Blog”). e-ducateme does not provide tutoring services, and e-ducateme does not match Instructors with Students, Parents or Companies.
1.3. e-ducateme Professional Training
Companies may be enrolled in e-ducateme Professional Training, whose Employees (aka Students) will use the Services with the aim to connect with the Instructors for online classes and one-to-one lessons of languages learnings/professional trainings/coaching etc... on our online platform.
1.4. Amendments to these Terms
We reserve the right to change these Terms & Conditions from time to time for any reason by posting of the updated Terms to our Website with indication of the modification date at the top of this page. Please check this page to ensure that you’re happy with any changes. The additional
notifications on any amendments will be sent to your email. By continuing to use the Services following amendment of these Terms, you consent to be bound by the Terms as amended.
2.1. Services Eligibility
e-ducateme Services are available only to, and may only be used by, individuals who are 16 years and older who can form legally binding contracts under applicable law. Individuals under the age of 16 can use our Services only in conjunction with and under the supervision of a Parent. In this case, the Parent is responsible for any and all activities of the Student.
As part of the Services, we attempt to verify Instructors' ID (passport, driver’s license etc.) and claimed educational credentials (educational background documents, as diplomas, certificates etc.). The Instructor has to upload a copy of the Instructor’s ID and educational document(s). As an Instructor passes a verification a special Badge applies to the Instructor’s profile and the uploaded copies of documents get deleted from our servers.
We do not control and are not responsible for any information provided by any Instructor with the aim of such verification. Furthermore, we do not endorse or make any representations or warranties regarding the reliability of the verification or Instructors themselves.
e-ducateme cannot confirm that each User is who they claim to be. You agree and understand that you assume all risks when using the Services, including without limitation any and all of the risks associated with any online or offline interactions with other Users.
While we use good faith efforts to confirm that each Instructor on our Website is a legitimate instructor, we are not able to provide any assurances regarding the trustworthiness of Instructors and the information they provide via our Website. When interacting with other Users you should exercise caution and common sense to protect your personal safety and property, just as you would when interacting with other persons whom you don’t know. Neither e-ducateme nor its affiliates or licensors is responsible for the conduct, whether online or offline, of any User of the Services. e-ducateme and its affiliates and licensors will not be liable for any claim, injury or damage arising in connection with your use of the Services.
e-ducateme may or may not utilize third party consumer reporting agencies that perform, among other things, criminal background checks, sex offender registry checks, motor vehicle records checks, credit checks, and identification verifications (“Consumer reports”).
e-ducateme does not endorse or make any representations or warranties regarding the reliability of such consumer reports or the accuracy, timeliness or completeness of any information in the consumer reports. e-ducateme does not independently verify information in the consumer reports.
You hereby consent to e-ducateme collecting, using and disclosing the information in the consumer reports. You understand and agree that e-ducateme may, in its sole discretion, review and rely on the information in the consumer reports in deciding whether to suspend or terminate a User or to investigate a complaint about a User, but that e-ducateme shall not be responsible or liable in any way in the event that any information in the consumer reports about any person,
including without limitation any User, is not accurate, timely or complete. Users who are the subject of consumer reports may contact the service provider to dispute the accuracy, timeliness or completeness of such information. e-ducateme reserves the right to suspend and/or terminate User based on information in the consumer reports or for any other reason in e-ducateme 's sole discretion.
We also use third party payment services (Areeba, PayPal, Stripe) for making the payouts for Instructors, and those payment services process such transactions, please check additional payment terms specified in the Refund and Payment Policy.
e-ducateme strives to ensure clear understanding of financial relations between Students and Instructors with respect to the Services we provide. In case you are not satisfied with the Services or any other reason applicable you may be eligible for a refund in accordance with the terms outlined in the Refund and Payment Policy on the Website. To the fullest extent permitted by law, any refunds at any time are at our sole discretion only.
Companies using e-ducateme’s Services are not eligible for refunds. Funds may be reallocated between Company employees (Students) in the event that a Company deems an employee no longer eligible for e-ducateme Services, or in the case where a Company Employee (Student) elects to change instructors.
3. RIGHTS AND LIMITS
3.1. Your License to e-ducateme
In case you are a Student, e-ducateme hereby grants to you, on the Terms set forth herein, a non- transferable, non-sublicensable, non-exclusive, limited right to access and use the Services and the Software solely for your non-commercial, personal use and subject to the policies and restrictions that we post on our Website from time to time.
In case you are an Instructor, e-ducateme hereby grants to you, on the Terms set forth herein, a non- transferable, non-sublicensable, non-exclusive, limited right to access and use the Services and the Software solely for the delivery of your personal services to your clients (i.e. Students) and subject to the policies and restrictions that we post on our Website from time to time.
The platform will charge 30% (Thirty) commission on all income generated from the instructors using e-ducateme services.
You agree not to view, copy, or procure content or information from the Website and Software by automated means (such as scripts, bots, spiders, crawlers, or scrapers), or to use other data mining technology or processes to frame, mask, extract data or other materials from the Website and Software (except as may be a result of standard search engine or Internet browser usage), unless formally authorized by e-ducateme under separate written agreement.
No materials from the Services may be copied, reproduced, modified, republished, downloaded, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any form or by any means without e-ducateme's prior written permission or as expressly provided in these Terms.
Where you purchase a subscription or a license to access the Services, you may not share that subscription or license with others.
e-ducateme may impose reasonable limits on your scope of access to the Services, including limits on time or number of information accessed or devices used to access such Services, to prevent unauthorized third-party access to or use of the Services.
All rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.
3.2. Your Account
Certain of our Services are reserved for registered users on our Website. To become a registered user you must register on our Website for login credentials to be provided or enabled by e-ducateme (“Login Credentials”) based on the type of access applicable to your use of the Website (whether Student or Instructor). You agree that you are responsible for protecting your Login Credentials from unauthorized use, and you are responsible for all activity that occurs under those Login Credentials. You agree to notify us immediately if you believe that any of your Login Credentials have been or may be used without your permission so that appropriate action can be taken.
You may use the Blog and its features without a registered user status. This shall not preclude the application of these Terms and other e-ducateme’s applicable documents to your use of Blog, in particular when you submit your article(s) or leave comment(s) on the Blog.
You may not (i) create more than two accounts (one as an Instructor and one as a Student) to access the Website, (ii) share your Login Credentials with any third party nor (iii) transfer your account to any third party. e-ducateme is not responsible for any loss or damage caused by, or expense incurred by you as a result of, your failure to safeguard your Login Credentials. You agree that you shall not rent, resell, or remarket the Website, or provide access to the Services to any third party. We are not responsible for losses or damage caused by your failure to safeguard your login and password. e-ducateme may terminate any Login Credentials in its sole discretion; You will not be entitled to create a new account to access the Website if your prior Login Credentials have been terminated by e-ducateme.