Terms of Use


These Website Terms of Use (together with the documents referred to in them) tell you the rules for using www.slcuk.com.

1 Information about us

1.1 www.slcuk.com is a site operated by The Corporation of St Lawrence College. We are registered in England and Wales under Company Registration Number 00037822, Charity Registration Number 307921 and have our registered office at College Road, Ramsgate, Kent, CT11 7AE.

1.2 To contact us, please email info@slcuk.com or telephone us on +44 (0)1843 808080.

1.3 Your use of the Website means that you accept and agree to abide by, all the terms in these Website Terms of Use. If you do not agree to these Website Terms of Use, you must not use the Website.

2 There are other terms that may apply to you

2.1 These Website Terms of Use refer to the following additional terms, which also apply to your use of the Website:

2.1.1 Our Website Privacy Policy, which sets out the terms on which we process any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us.

2.1.2 Our Cookie Policy, which sets out information about the cookies on the Website.

2.1.3 Our Cancellation Policy, which may be used where you make a purchase/payment (for example, for tickets for events, holiday camps, registration fees, deposits) via the Website. Our terms and conditions for each of those purchases will apply (which you will be asked to agree to when making those purchases) and where those terms and conditions refer to a cancellation policy, the Cancellation Policy can be found here.

3 We may make changes to these Website Terms of Use

3.1 We may revise these terms of use at any time by amending this page. Please check these terms every time you wish to use the Website to take notice of any changes we make as they are binding on you.

4 We may make changes to the Website

4.1 We may update and change the Website from time to time to reflect changes to our services, our users' needs and our business and educational priorities.

5 We may suspend or withdraw the Website

5.1 We do not guarantee that the Website, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted or will be free from errors. We may suspend or withdraw or restrict the availability of all or any part of the Website for business and operational reasons. We will try to give you reasonable notice of any suspension or withdrawal.

5.2 You are responsible for ensuring that all persons who access the Website through your internet connection are aware of these terms of use and other applicable terms and conditions, and that they comply with them.

6 You must keep your account details safe

6.1 If you choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential. You must not disclose it to any third party.

6.2 We have the right to disable any user identification code or password, whether chosen by you or allocated by us, at any time, if in our reasonable opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these terms of use.

6.3 If you know or suspect that anyone other than you knows your user identification code or password, you must promptly notify us at info@slcuk.com.

7 Intellectual property

7.1 We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in the Website, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.

7.2 You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from the Website for your personal use and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to content posted on the Website.

7.3 You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.

7.4 Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on the Website must always be acknowledged.

7.5 You must not use any part of the content on the Website for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.

7.6 If you print off, copy or download any part of the Website in breach of these terms of use, your right to use the Website will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

7.7 ‘The Corporation of St Lawrence College’, ‘slcuk.com’ and ‘slcuk.co.uk’ are UK registered trademarks of the Corporation of St Lawrence College. You are not permitted to use them without our approval, unless they are part of material you are using as permitted under this intellectual property paragraph.

8 Do not rely on information on this Website

8.1 The content on the Website is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on the Website.

8.2 Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on the Website, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on the Website is accurate, complete or up to date.

9 User-generated content is not approved by us

9.1 This Website may include information and materials uploaded by other users of the Website, including to bulletin boards and chat rooms. This information and these materials have not been verified or approved by us. The views expressed by other users on the Website do not represent our views or values.

9.2 If you wish to complain about information and materials uploaded by other users please contact us on info@slcuk.com.

10 Our responsibility for loss or damage suffered by you

10.1 Whether you are a consumer or a business user:

10.1.1 We do not exclude or limit in any way our liability to you where it would be unlawful to do so. This includes liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence or the negligence of our employees, agents or subcontractors and for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation.

10.2 If you are a business user:

10.2.1 We exclude all implied conditions, warranties, representations or other terms that may apply to the Website or any content on it.

10.2.2 We will not be liable to you for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), misrepresentation, breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with:
(a) use of, or inability to use, the Website; or
(b) use of or reliance on any content displayed on the Website.

10.2.3 In particular, We will not be liable for:
(a) loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue;
(b) business interruption;
(c) loss of anticipated savings;
(d) loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; or
(e) any indirect or consequential loss or damage.

10.3 If you are a consumer user:

10.3.1 Please note that we only provide the Website for domestic and private use. You agree not to use the Website for any commercial or business purposes, and we have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity.

10.3.2 If defective digital content that We have supplied, damages a device or digital content belonging to you and this is caused by our failure to use reasonable care and skill, we will either repair the damage or pay you compensation.

11 Uploading content to the Website

11.1 Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to contribute or upload content to the Website, or to make contact with other users of the Website, you must ensure that such contributions do not:

11.1.1 contain any material which is defamatory of any person;

11.1.2 contain any material which is inaccurate, obscene, offensive, distasteful, hateful, discriminatory or inflammatory;

11.1.3 infringe any patent, copyright, database right, trade mark, service mark or design (whether registered or not) of any other person; or

11.1.4 be made in breach of any legal duty owed to a third party, such as a privacy right or contractual duty or a duty of confidence.

11.2 You warrant that any such contribution complies with these Website Terms of Use. You will be liable to us and indemnify us for any breach of that warranty. This means you will be responsible for any loss or damage We suffer as a result of your breach of warranty.

11.3 When you upload or post content to the Website, you grant us a worldwide, non-exclusive, assignable, sub-licensable, irrevocable, perpetual, royalty-free, licence to use, store, reproduce, print and copy that content and to distribute and make it available to third parties.

11.4 We have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any content posted or uploaded by you to the Website constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy.

12 Prohibited uses

12.1 You shall use the Website only for lawful purposes. You shall not use the Website:

12.1.1 in any way that breaches any applicable local, national or international law or regulation;

12.1.2 in any way that is unlawful or fraudulent, or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect;

12.1.3 for the purpose of harming or attempting to harm minors or vulnerable people in any way;

12.1.4 to send, knowingly receive, upload, download, use or re-use any material which does not comply with these Website Terms of Use;

12.1.5 to knowingly transmit any data, send or upload any material that contains, or knowingly introduce viruses, trojan horses, worms, time-bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or any other harmful programs or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful.

12.2 You also agree not to attempt to or access without authority, interfere with, damage or disrupt:

12.2.1 any part of the Website;

12.2.2 any equipment or network on which the Website is stored;

12.2.3 any computer or database connected to the Website;

12.2.4 any software used in the provision of the Website; or

12.2.5 any equipment or network or software owned or used by any third party.

12.3 You must not attack the Website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use the Website will cease immediately.

13 We are not responsible for viruses

13.1 We do not guarantee that the Website will be secure or free from bugs, viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful.

13.2 You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform to access the Website. You should use your own virus protection software.

14 Rules about linking to the Website

14.1 You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it.

14.2 You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.

14.3 You must not establish a link to the Website in any website that is not owned by you.

14.4 The Website must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of the Website other than the home page.

14.5 We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

15 We are not responsible for websites we link to

15.1 Where the Website contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources and such links should not be interpreted as approval by us of those linked websites or information you may obtain from them.

16 Suspension and termination

16.1 We have the right to remove any posting you make on or through the Website, withdraw your right to use the Website (immediately and either on a temporary or permanent basis at our discretion), and/or cancel any confirmed or pending order which you have made with us in accordance with the terms and conditions governing that order, if, in our reasonable opinion, your contribution to the Website, or your use of the Website does not comply with these Website Terms of Use.

17 Which country's laws apply to any disputes?

17.1 Please note that these terms of use, their subject matter and their formation, are governed by English law. You and We both agree that the courts of England and Wales will have exclusive jurisdiction except that if you are a resident of Northern Ireland you may also bring proceedings in Northern Ireland, and if you are resident of Scotland, you may also bring proceedings in Scotland.

Last Updated: July 2017