Membership terms and conditions

18 August 2017


Welcome to Classlist.com (the “Website”). We developed this Website to provide assistance to individual members and organisations such as educational institutions and parent teacher associations, who desire to gather and share contact and other information, communicate with and engage in interactive discussion forums with their school community, set up school events, and buy and sell personal items via classified ads. The terms “we”, “us”, “our” and “Classlist” refer to Intrepid Ant Ltd., a UK private Limited Liability Company, and/or our subsidiaries or corporate affiliates. The term “you” refers to any person or entity that visits our Website or contributes content to the Website. You may use Classlist’s Website provided that you accept all of the following terms, conditions, and notices (collectively, the “Terms”). By accessing or using this Website in any manner, you accept and agree to be bound by these Terms. These Terms are a legal contract between you and Classlist. If you do not accept all of these Terms, you may reject them by immediately terminating all access and use of the Website, and any further access or use is unauthorized. Classlist reserves the right at any time, at its sole discretion, to change or otherwise modify the Terms without prior notice, and your continued access or use of this Website signifies your acceptance of the most current version of the Terms. All modifications to these Terms will be posted on this Website and will become effective immediately upon the posting thereof.

  1. MEMBERSHIP CONDITIONS

Our Website is not available to the general public and membership requires an invitation by an existing member of Classlist, or sponsorship by an existing education institution. Members may only invite eligible, respected persons within their own real-world communities eg schools and not individuals who might bring discredit to or harm the reputation of Classlist and our community. By having a membership account in Classlist, you acknowledge that you meet the following requirements for membership. As a member, you may not have more than one membership account without permission, nor may you open an alternative account if your membership is suspended or terminated for any reason. You may not sell, trade, or transfer a membership account to another person, nor accept or use an account that was not originally yours. If an account violates these conditions, the account will be terminated immediately. You must be 18 years of age or older to become a member. We reserve the right to change or adjust membership criteria, including but not limited to membership fees and/or billing methods, and to make changes in the existing membership at any time without prior notice. Classlist reserves the right to refuse registration of any user for any or no reason.

By registering with Classlist you give consent for the personal details provided to Classlist to be used to verify that you are real member of the community you have applied to join. The administrators of Classlist for your community will do this by a variety of methods, which can include comparing the details you provide to Classlist with personal and pupil details held on information systems by the school or organisation at which you are a parent or carer.

Therefore by registering with Classlist you also give consent for data held on your school’s information systems (or those of the & PTA/Parents Association/Friends of the school or other organisation using Classlist for its community) to be processed and compared with the personal data provided to Classlist, so that the administrators of Classlist for your community can verify you are a real member of the community.

  1. USE OF THE WEBSITE

By using this Website, you warrant that: (i) any information you provide on this Website is true, accurate, current and complete (including your name and other identity and profile details), (ii) you will safeguard your account and access information and will be held responsible for use by anyone other than you, (iii) you are 18 years of age or older, (iv) you have the legal authority to provide Submissions (defined below in Section 6), and (v) you are not accessing the Website from an Unauthorized Country or Person as set forth in Section 10 below, (vi) you will not give to or share the personal information of other members with anyone who is not a member of your Schooclasslist community, nor allow non-members to use it, and (vii) your reviews will be based upon your first-hand knowledge and experiences with a particular service provider.

Classlist is intended, designed and only to be used by members who are 18 years of age and older. We retain the right at our sole discretion to deny access to anyone to the Website and the services we offer, at any time and for any reason, including, but not limited to, for violation of these Terms.

  1. PROHIBITED ACTIVITIES

All content and information provided on or contributed to this Website (including, but not limited to, messages, data, information, text, music, sound, photos, graphics, video, maps, icons, software, code or other material), as well as the internal Classlist infrastructure used to provide such content and information, is proprietary to us. You may not modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell or re-sell any information, software, products, or services obtained from or through this Website. Additionally, you agree not to:

  1. use the Classlist name or logo for any purpose, event or promotion without our express consent;
  2. use this Website or its contents, including members’ contact information, for any commercial purpose or to circulate information about your or any other commercial venture;
  3. collect, aggregate, display, sell or distribute any names, personal data or communications about other members;
  4. provide any Content that is prohibited as set forth in Section 6 below;
  5. access, monitor or copy any content or information of this Website using any robot, spider, scraper or other automated means or any manual process for any purpose without our express written permission;
  6. violate the restrictions in any robot exclusion headers on this Website or bypass or circumvent other measures employed to prevent or limit access to this Website including, but not limited to technological restrictions or other security measures;
  7. take any action that imposes, or may impose, in our discretion, an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure;
  8. deep-link to any portion of this Website for any purpose without our express written permission;
  9. “frame”, “mirror” or otherwise incorporate any part of this Website into any other website without our prior written authorization; or
  10. attempt to modify, translate, adapt, edit, decompile, disassemble, or reverse engineer any software programs used by Classlist in connection with the Website or the services.

  11. MEMBERSHIP RESPONSIBILITIES AND CODE OF CONDUCT

Classlist is an online community of member families from many cultures and countries. We wish to have a friendly, intimate and secure community for our members. This is a private Website where members have the expectation of privacy and confidentiality. We are here to support each other and we respect each other’s views and feelings. Our discussions concern the real world of family life and we are primarily here for support, encouragement, helpful information, and community. All members deserve respect and support regardless of their choices. Classlist hopes you will participate in the Website with this in mind. In doing so, we ask that you maintain the considerate and respectful atmosphere we have created at Classlist. Differing opinions are expected and encouraged; however, disagreements must be handled with courtesy and respect for other members. It is not appropriate to use Classlist to make complaints about the school or individuals involved with the school. Many other channels (such as the parent-teacher association) exist for this purpose, and content in breach of this will be removed from the site.

All posts are subject to moderation. Please post topics in the proper category to keep the Website efficient and organized. Moderators delete posts deemed inappropriate. Moderators reserve the right to delete any message or to remove the registration and membership of any individual at any time and for any reason whatsoever.

  1. PRIVACY & COOKIES POLICY

Classlist believes in protecting your privacy. Please click here to review our current Privacy Policy, which also governs your use of the Website, to understand our practices and how we use and protect your information. If you object to how we use or transfer your information, please do not use our Website.

  1. COMMENTS, REVIEWS, AND USE OF OTHER INTERACTIVE AREAS

We appreciate hearing from you. Please be aware that by submitting content to this Website by electronic mail, postings on this Website or otherwise, including any product or service reviews, questions, comments, suggestions, ideas or the like contained in any submissions (collectively, “Submissions”), you grant Classlist and its affiliates a nonexclusive, worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual, transferable, irrevocable and fully sub-licensable right to (a) use, reproduce, modify, adapt, translate, distribute, publish, create derivative works from and publicly display and perform such Submissions throughout the world in any media, now known or hereafter devised; and (b) use the name that you submit in connection with such Submission. You acknowledge that Classlist may choose to provide attribution of your comments or reviews at our discretion. You further grant Classlist the right to pursue at law any person or entity that violates your or Classlist’s rights in the Submissions by a breach of these Terms. You acknowledge and agree that Submissions are non-confidential in nature.

The Website may contain discussions, bulletin boards, review services or other forums in which you or third parties may post reviews of personal experiences or other content, messages, materials or other items on the Website (“Interactive Areas”). If Classlist provides such Interactive Areas, you are solely responsible for your use of such Interactive Areas and use them at your own risk. By using any Interactive Areas, you expressly agree not to post, upload to, transmit, distribute, store, create or otherwise publish through the Website any of the following:

  1. Any message, data, information, text, music, sound, photos, graphics, code or any other material (“Content”) that is unlawful, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, indecent, lewd, suggestive, harassing, threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, inflammatory, fraudulent or otherwise objectionable;
  2. Content that would constitute, encourage or provide instructions for a criminal offense, violate the rights of any party, or that would otherwise create liability or violate any local, state, national or international law, including, without limitation, the regulations of the United Kingdom, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) or any rules of a securities exchange such as the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), the American Stock Exchange or the NASDAQ;
  3. Content that may infringe any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other intellectual or proprietary right of any party;
  4. Content that impersonates any person or entity or otherwise misrepresents your affiliation with a person or entity, including Classlist;
  5. Unsolicited promotions, political campaigning, advertising, contests, raffles, or solicitations;
  6. Private information of any third party, including, without limitation, surname (family name) addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, Social Security numbers and credit card numbers;
  7. Viruses, corrupted data or other harmful, disruptive or destructive files;
  8. Content that the member is not legally authorized to provide such as medical information about a third person;
  9. Content that is unrelated to the topic of the Interactive Area(s) in which such Content is posted; or
  10. Content or links to content that, in the sole judgment of Classlist, (a) violates the previous subsections herein, (b) is objectionable, (c) which restricts or inhibits any other person from using or enjoying the Interactive Areas or the Website, or (d) which may expose Classlist or its affiliates or its users to any harm or liability of any type. Classlist takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any Content posted, stored or uploaded by you or any third party, or for any loss or damage thereto, nor is Classlist liable for any mistakes, defamation, slander, libel, omissions, falsehoods, obscenity, pornography or profanity you may encounter. As a provider of interactive services, Classlist is not liable for any statements, representations or Content provided by its users in any public forum, personal home page or other Interactive Area. Although Classlist has no obligation to screen, edit or monitor any of the Content posted to or distributed through any Interactive Area, Classlist reserves the right, and has absolute discretion, to remove, screen or edit without notice any Content posted or stored on the Website at any time and for any reason, and you are solely responsible for creating backup copies of and replacing any Content you post or store on the Website at your sole cost and expense. With respect to any and all Content you provide on the Website, you hereby waive the exercising of all moral rights to the fullest extent, including but not limited to any derivative works of or upgrades or updates thereto. You forever release Classlist, and its licensees, successors and assigns, from any claims that you could otherwise assert against Classlist by virtue of any such moral rights. Any use of the Interactive Areas or other portions of the Website in violation of the foregoing violates these Terms and may result in, among other things, termination or suspension of your rights to use the Interactive Areas and/or the Website. In order to cooperate with legitimate governmental requests, subpoenas or court orders, to protect Classlist’s systems and customers, or to ensure the integrity and operation of Classlist’s business and systems, Classlist may access and disclose any information it considers necessary or appropriate, including, without limitation, user profile information (i.e. name, email address, etc.), IP addressing and traffic information, usage history, and posted Content. Classlist’s right to disclose any such information shall take precedence over any terms of Classlist’s Privacy Policy. Classlist is not a party to, has no involvement in, and makes no representations or warranties as to, and bears no responsibility or liability with respect to any communications, transactions, agreements, interactions, disputes or any relations whatsoever between you and any other user, person, service provider or organization (“your interaction with others”). You must conduct all necessary, prudent or judicious investigation, inquiry, research or due diligence with respect to your interactions with others.

  11. LIABILITY DISCLAIMER

The information, software, products, and services published on this Website may include inaccuracies or errors. Classlist does not guarantee the accuracy of, and disclaim all liability for any errors or other inaccuracies relating to the information and description of the products and services displayed on this Website (including, without limitation, the pricing, photographs, general product descriptions, etc.). Classlist makes no representations about the suitability of the information, software, products, and services contained on this Website for any purpose, and the inclusion or offering of any products or services on this Website does not constitute any endorsement or recommendation of such products or services by Classlist. All such information, software, products, and services are provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis without warranty of any kind. You acknowledge that the operation of and access to our Website may be interfered with as a result of technical issues or other factors outside of our control. Classlist disclaims all warranties and conditions that this Website, its servers or any email sent from Classlist are free of viruses or other harmful components. In addition, Classlist hereby disclaims all warranties and conditions with regard to this information, software, products, and services, including all express or implied warranties, terms and conditions including, but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title, and non-infringement. In no event shall Classlist (its officers, directors and affiliates) be liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special, or consequential damages (including, but not limited to, loss of money, goodwill or reputation, profits or other intangible losses) arising out of, or in any way connected with, your access to, display of or use of this Website or with the delay or inability to access, display or use of this Website (including, but not limited to, your reliance upon opinions appearing on this web site; any computer viruses, information, software, linked sites, products, and services obtained through this Website; or otherwise arising out of the access to, display of or use of this website) whether based on a theory of negligence, contract, tort, strict liability, or otherwise, and even if Classlist has been advised of the possibility of such damages. The limitation of liability reflects the allocation of risk between you and Classlist. The limitations specified in this section will survive and apply even if any limited remedy specified in these Terms is found to have failed of its essential purpose. The limitations of liability provided in these Terms inure to the benefit of Classlist.

  1. INDEMNIFICATION

You agree to defend and indemnify Classlist (and its affiliates and subsidiaries, and its or their respective officers, directors, employees and agents) from and against any claims, causes of action, demands, recoveries, losses, damages, fines, penalties or other costs or expenses of any kind or nature including but not limited to reasonable legal and accounting fees, brought by third parties as a result of:

  1. your breach of these Terms or the terms or documents referenced herein;
  2. your interaction with others;
  3. your violation of any law or the rights of a third party; or
  4. your use of this Website.

  5. LINKS TO THIRD-PARTY SITES

This Website may contain hyperlinks to websites operated by parties other than Classlist. Such hyperlinks are provided for your reference only. We do not control such websites and are not responsible for their content or the privacy or other practices of such websites. Further, it is up to you to take precautions to ensure that whatever links you select or software you download (whether from this Website or other websites) is free of such items as viruses, worms, trojan horses, defects and other items of a destructive nature. Our inclusion of hyperlinks to such websites does not imply any endorsement of the material on such websites or any association with their operators. In some cases you may be asked by a third party site to link your profile on Classlist to a profile on another third party site. Choosing to do so is purely optional, and the decision to allow this information to be linked can be disabled (with the third party site) at any time.

  1. SOFTWARE AVAILABLE ON THIS WEBSITE

Unless otherwise specified, the materials on Classlist are presented solely to provide information regarding and to promote Classlist’s services, websites, partners and other products available in the United Kingdom, its territories, possessions and protectorates. The Website is controlled and operated by Classlist from its offices in the United Kingdom. Those who access the Classlist website from outside the United Kingdom are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent that local laws are applicable. Software from the Website is further subject to United Kingdom export controls. No software from the Website may be downloaded or otherwise exported or re-exported (a) into (or to a national or resident of) Cuba, Iraq, Libya, North Korea, Iran, Sudan, Syria, or any other country to which the U.K. has embargoed goods, or (b) to anyone on the U.K or U.S. Treasury Department list of Specially Designated Nationals or the U.S. Commerce Department’s Table of Deny Orders. By using the Classlist Website, you represent and warrant that you are not located in, under the control of, or a national or resident of any such country or on any such list (“Unauthorized Country or Person”). Any software that is made available to download from the Classlist websites (“Software”) is the copyrighted work of Classlist, or Classlist Affiliates, or other third party software as identified. Your use of such Software is governed by the terms of the end user license agreement, if any, which accompanies, or is included with, the Software (“License Agreement”). You may not install or use any Software that is accompanied by or includes a License Agreement unless you first agree to the License Agreement terms. For any Software made available for download on this Website not accompanied by a License Agreement, we hereby grant to you, the user, a limited, personal, nontransferable license to use the Software for viewing and otherwise using this Website in accordance with these Terms and conditions and for no other purpose. Please note that all Software, including, without limitation, all HTML, XML, Java code and Active X controls contained on this Website, is owned by Classlist, and/or its affiliates, and is protected by copyright laws and international treaty provisions. Any reproduction or redistribution of the Software is expressly prohibited, and may result in severe civil and criminal penalties. Violators will be prosecuted to the maximum extent possible. Without limiting the foregoing, copying or reproduction of the software to any other server or location for further reproduction or redistribution is expressly prohibited. The software is warranted, if at all, only according to the terms of the license agreement.

  1. CURRENCY CONVERTER

Currency rates are based on various publicly available sources and should be used as guidelines only. Rates are not verified as accurate, and actual rates may vary. Currency quotes may not be updated on a daily basis. The information supplied by this application is believed to be accurate, but Classlist, and/or its subsidiaries or affiliates do not warrant or guarantee such accuracy. When using this information for any financial purpose, we advise you to consult a qualified professional to verify the accuracy of the currency rates. We do not authorize the use of this information for any purpose other than your personal use and you are expressly prohibited from the resale, redistribution, and use of this information for commercial purposes.

  1. COPYRIGHT AND TRADEMARK NOTICES

All contents of this Website are: ©2015 Classlist. All rights reserved. Classlist is not responsible for content on websites operated by parties other than Classlist. Classlist, the logo and all other product or service names or slogans displayed on the Site are registered and/or common law trademarks of Classlist, Intrepid Ant Ltd and/or its suppliers or licensors, and may not be copied, imitated or used, in whole or in part, without the prior written permission of Classlist or the applicable trademark holder. In addition, the look and feel of the Website, including all page headers, custom graphics, button icons and scripts, is the service mark, trademark and/or trade dress of Classlist and may not be copied, imitated or used, in whole or in part, without the prior written permission of Classlist. All other trademarks, registered trademarks, product names and company names or logos mentioned in the Website are the property of their respective owners. Reference to any products, services, processes or other information, by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, supplier or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation thereof by Classlist. Other logos and product and company names mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.

  1. NOTIFICATION OF CLAIMS OF INFRINGEMENT

If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement or that your intellectual property rights (including trademark rights) have been otherwise violated, please follow the directions for written notice at: DRMA, USA and Intellectual Property Office, U.K.

  1. GENERAL

These Terms are governed by the laws of the United Kingdom, excluding provisions of the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods, and without regard to conflict or choice of law principles of the venue where any action is brought, where the violation occurred, where you may be located or any other jurisdiction. You hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the state or federal courts located in United Kingdom, UK, and stipulate to the fairness and convenience of proceedings in such courts for all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of this Website. You agree that all claims you may have against Classlist arising from or relating to the Website must be heard and resolved in a court of competent subject matter jurisdiction located in the within United Kingdom. Use of this Website is unauthorised in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these Terms, including, without limitation, this paragraph. You agree that no joint venture, agency, partnership, or employment relationship exists between you and Classlist as a result of these Terms or use of this Website. Our performance under these Terms is subject to existing laws and legal process, and nothing contained in these Terms limits our right to comply with law enforcement or other governmental or legal requests or requirements relating to your use of this Website or information provided to or gathered by us with respect to such use. To the extent allowed by applicable law, regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, you must file any claim or cause of action arising from or relating to your access or use of this Website within one (1) year from the date on which such claim or action arose or accrued or be forever barred. If any part of these Terms is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remaining provisions in these Terms shall continue in effect. These Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and Classlist with respect to this Website and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral, or written, between you and Classlist with respect to this Website. A printed version of these Terms and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to these Terms to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form. Fictitious names of companies, products, people, characters, and/or data mentioned on this Website are not intended to represent any real individual, company, product, or event. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved. You agree that Classlist may provide any notices to you under these Terms through regular mail, electronic mail, or posting the notices on the Website. All notices to Classlist will be provided by admin@classlist.com. Such notices will be deemed delivered upon the earlier of certification of receipt or three (3) business days after being sent.

  1. SERVICE HELP

If you have any questions, we may be reached via email at admin@classlist.com. Or alternatively you can contact us at Website Terms and Conditions c/o Classlist 77 Kingston Road Oxford, OX2 6RJ UK ©2015 Classlist. All rights reserved.

Last updated 13th June 2016


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