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AGREEMENT BETWEEN USER AND THE DAVID ROSS EDUCATION TRUST 

The David Ross Education Trust Web Site is comprised of various Web pages operated by the Trust.

The David Ross Education Trust Web Site is offered to you conditioned on your acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions, and notices contained herein. Your use of the Trust’s Web Site constitutes your agreement to all such terms, conditions, and notices.

MODIFICATION OF THESE TERMS OF USE

The David Ross Education Trust reserves the right to change the terms, conditions, and notices under which the Trust’s Web Site is offered, including but not limited to the charges associated with the use of the Trust’s Web Site.

LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES

The David Ross Education Trust Web Site may contain links to other Web Sites (“Linked Sites”). The Linked Sites are not under the control of the Trust and is not responsible for the contents of any Linked Site, including without limitation any link contained in a Linked Site, or any changes or updates to a Linked Site. The David Ross Education Trust is not responsible for webcasting or any other form of transmission received from any Linked Site. The David Ross Education Trust is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by the Trust of the site or any association with its operators.

NO UNLAWFUL OR PROHIBITED USE

As a condition of your use of the David Ross Education Trust’s Web Site, you warrant to the Trust that you will not use the David Ross Education Trust’s Web Site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices. You may not use the David Ross Education Trust’s Web Site in any manner which could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Trust’s Web Site or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the Trust’s Web Site. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the David Ross Education Trust’s Web Sites.

USE OF COMMUNICATION SERVICES

The David Ross Education Trust Web Site may contain areas that enable you to communicate with the public at large or with a group, for example posting comments on a blog posting (collectively, “Communication Services”), you agree to use the Communication Services only to post, send and receive messages and material that are proper and related to the particular Communication Service. By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree that when using a Communication Service, you will not:

  • Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others.
  • Publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information.
  • Upload files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy of publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents.
  • Upload files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another’s computer.
  • Advertise or offer to sell or buy any goods or services for any business purpose, unless such Communication Service specifically allows such messages.
  • Conduct or forward surveys, contests, pyramid schemes or chain letters.
  • Download any file posted by another user of a Communication Service that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such manner.
  • Falsify or delete any author attributions, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded.
  • Restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Communication Services.
  • Violate any code of conduct or other guidelines which may be applicable for any particular Communication Service.
  • Harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including e-mail addresses, without their consent.
  • Violate any applicable laws or regulations.

The David Ross Education Trust has no obligation to monitor the Communication Services. However, the Trust reserves the right to review materials posted to a Communication Service and to remove any materials in its sole discretion. The David Ross Education Trust reserves the right to terminate your access to any or all of the Communication Services at any time without notice for any reason whatsoever.

The David Ross Education Trust reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in the Trust’s sole discretion.

Always use caution when giving out any personally identifying information about yourself or your children in any Communication Service. The David Ross Education Trust does not control or endorse the content, messages or information found in any Communication Service and, therefore, the Trust specifically disclaims any liability with regard to the Communication Services and any actions resulting from your participation in any Communication Service. Other users are not authorized spokespersons, and their views do not necessarily reflect those of the Trust.

Materials uploaded to a Communication Service may be subject to posted limitations on usage, reproduction and/or dissemination. You are responsible for adhering to such limitations if you download the materials.

MATERIALS PROVIDED TO THE DAVID ROSS EDUCATION TRUST OR POSTED AT ANY TRUST WEB SITE

The David Ross Education Trust does not claim ownership of the materials you provide to the Trust (including feedback and suggestions) or post, upload, input or submit to any David Ross Education Trust Web Site or its associated services (collectively “Submissions”). However, by posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission you are granting the Trust, its affiliated companies and necessary sub licensees permission to use your Submission in connection with the operation of their Internet businesses including, without limitation, the rights to: copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate and reformat your Submission; and to publish your name in connection with your Submission.

No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of your Submission, as provided herein. The David Ross Education Trust is under no obligation to post or use any Submission you may provide and may remove any Submission at any time in the Trust’s sole discretion.

By posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission you warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to your Submission as described in this section including, without limitation, all the rights necessary for you to provide, post, upload, input or submit the Submissions.

LIABILITY DISCLAIMER

THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES INCLUDED IN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THE DAVID ROSS EDUCATION TRUST WEB SITE MAY INCLUDE INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. CHANGES ARE PERIODICALLY ADDED TO THE INFORMATION HEREIN. THE DAVID ROSS EDUCATION TRUST AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS AND/OR CHANGES IN THE TRUST’S WEB SITE AT ANY TIME. ADVICE RECEIVED VIA THE TRUST’S WEB SITE SHOULD NOT BE RELIED UPON FOR PERSONAL, MEDICAL, LEGAL OR FINANCIAL DECISIONS AND YOU SHOULD CONSULT AN APPROPRIATE PROFESSIONAL FOR SPECIFIC ADVICE TAILORED TO YOUR SITUATION.

THE DAVID ROSS EDUCATION TRUST AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY, RELIABILITY, AVAILABILITY, TIMELINESS, AND ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS CONTAINED ON THE DAVID ROSS EDUCATION TRUST WEB SITE FOR ANY PURPOSE. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, ALL SUCH INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OR CONDITION OF ANY KIND. THE DAVID ROSS EDUCATION TRUST AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THIS INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.

TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL THE DAVID ROSS EDUCATION TRUST AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THE TRUST’S WEB SITE, WITH THE DELAY OR INABILITY TO USE THE DAVID ROSS EDUCATION TRUST’S WEB SITE OR RELATED SERVICES, THE PROVISION OF OR FAILURE TO PROVIDE SERVICES, OR FOR ANY INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS OBTAINED THROUGH THE DAVID ROSS EDUCATION TRUST WEB SITE, OR OTHERWISE ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF THE TRUST’S WEB SITE, WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF THE TRUST OR ANY OF ITS SUPPLIERS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF DAMAGES. BECAUSE SOME STATES/JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH ANY PORTION OF THE DAVID ROSS EDUCATION TRUST WEB SITE, OR WITH ANY OF THESE TERMS OF USE, YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THE DAVID ROSS EDUCATION TRUST WEB SITE.

SERVICE CONTACT : registration@dret.info

TERMINATION/ACCESS RESTRICTION

The David Ross Education Trust reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to the Trust’s Web Site and the related services or any portion thereof at any time, without notice. GENERAL To the maximum extent permitted by law, this agreement is governed by the laws of England and Wales and you hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts in England and Wales in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of the Trust’s Web Site.

Use of the David Ross Education Trust Web Site is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these terms and conditions, including without limitation this paragraph. You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and the Trust as a result of this agreement or use of the Web Site. The David Ross Education Trust’s performance of this agreement is subject to existing laws and legal process, and nothing contained in this agreement is in derogation of the Trust’s right to comply with governmental, court and law enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of the Trust’s Web Site or information provided to or gathered by the Trust with respect to such use. If any part of this agreement 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 remainder of the agreement shall continue in effect. Unless otherwise specified herein, this agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the user and the David Ross Education Trust with respect to the Trust’s Web Site and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written, between the user and the David Ross Education Trust with respect to the Trust’s Web Site. A printed version of this agreement and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this agreement to the same extent an d subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form. It is the express wish to the parties that this agreement and all related documents be drawn up in English.

COPYRIGHT AND TRADEMARK NOTICES:

All contents of the David Ross Education Trust Web Site are: Copyright 2012 by the David Ross Education Trust and/or its suppliers. All rights reserved.

TRADEMARKS

The names of actual companies and products mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.

Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.

Privacy Policy

The David Ross Education Trust is committed to protecting your privacy and ensuring that you have a safe online experience. Below you will find privacy statements that set out how we process personal data for both staff and for pupils. Any concerns, requests or questions relating to data protection or privacy should be addressed to dataprotection@dret.co.uk.

This privacy statement sets out our policy for data collection and usage on this website. By using the Trust’s website, you consent to the practices described below.

Collection of Information

The David Ross Education Trust may collect personal information using forms on our site from time to time, such as your name, e-mail address postal address or telephone number. Where we do so it will be entered by you on a form and actively submitted. The David Ross Education Trust may also collect anonymous demographic information, such as your post code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favourites, which is not unique to you.

We will automatically collect information about your computer hardware and software. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. We use this for the operation of the service, to maintain quality, and for statistical analysis of the use of the David Ross Education Trust’s Web site.

We encourage you to review the privacy statements of Web sites you choose to link to from our site so that you can understand how those Web sites collect, use and share your information. We are not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Web sites outside of the David Ross Education Trust’s web sites.

Please be aware that if you post any personally identifiable information through comments left on the site, this information could be collected and used by others.

Use of your Personal Information

The David Ross Education Trust does not sell, rent or lease any personal information from these sites to third parties. We may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to the Trust, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

The David Ross Education Trust does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

We collect and use your personal information to operate the Trust’s web sites and deliver requested services. We may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from the David Ross Education Trust or our affiliates. The Trust may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

The David Ross Education Trust keeps track of the Web sites and pages people visit within our site, in order to determine what services are the most popular.

The David Ross Education Trust Web sites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on the David Ross Education Trust or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of the David Ross Education Trust; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of the David Ross Education Trust, or the public.

Security of your Personal Information

The David Ross Education Trust secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. The Trust secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorised access, use or disclosure.

When personal information is transmitted to other Web sites, it is protected through the use of encryption.

Changes to this Statement

The David Ross Education Trust will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. The Trust encourages you to periodically review this Statement..

Contact Information

If you believe that the David Ross Education Trust has not adhered to this Statement, please contact us at dataprotection@dret.co.uk. We will use all reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.

Privacy Statement for Staff

Privacy Statement for Pupils

Privacy Statement for Governors

Cookie Policy

We use cookies on this website to collect standard internet log information and details of our visitors’ behaviour patterns. This is so we can obtain statistics of the number of visits and log popular parts of the site. This allows us to improve our web content and develop our website for future visitors.

We don’t use this information for anything other than our own analysis, we do not pass your cookie data to any third party providers.

We use cookies to:

1 Allow users to log in and use our resources including email, VLE and remote systems

2 Store a reference to form data that is stored on the web servers

3 Analyse user statistics.

How we use your information

The Trust uses services from Google on this website to measure and analyse visitor information. For further information on these, please visit Google Analytics. We may use and analyse the information we collect so that we can manage and improve the services on the website. Demographic and statistical information about user behaviour may be collected and used to analyse the popularity and effectiveness of the website. Any disclosure of this information will be in aggregate form and will not identify individual users.

The Trust will not (nor will it allow any third party to) use the statistical analytics tools to track or to collect personally identifiable information of visitors to this website. The Trust will not associate any data gathered with any personally identifying information from any source as part of our use of the statistical analytics tools.

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