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NASUWT Terms & Conditions

This page (together with the documents referred to on it) constitute the terms and conditions on which you may use this website, situated at www.teachersunion.org.uk (the “Website”). This Website and any on-line resources, including but not limited to, forums, surveys, polls and ordering services, available through it (collectively “the Service”) is operated by the National Association of Schoolmasters Union of Women Teachers (“NASUWT”) whose registered office is situated at Hillscourt Education Centre, Rose Hill, Rednal, Birmingham, B45 8RS.

By clicking the “I Agree” button when registering or accessing the Service or using the site content or Service or accessing your account, you confirm that you have read, understood and agreed to be bound by these terms and conditions (“Terms of Use” or “this Agreement”), whether or not you are a registered member of the Service.

  1. GENERAL
    1. NASUWT reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change, modify add, or delete parts of this Agreement at any time without further notice to you. You should review these Terms of Use periodically to determine if they have been updated in any way. Your continued use of the Service or the Website after any such changes will constitute your acceptance of the updated Terms of Use. If you do not wish to accept the revised Terms of Use, you must not use or access (or continue to use or access) the Service or the Website.
    2. Particular NASUWT services may also be governed by additional or alternative terms of service. In such cases, the other terms of service will be posted on the relevant service to which they apply. However, to the extent that there is any inconsistency between these Terms of Use and the alternative terms of service, these Terms of Use shall prevail.
  2. ELIGIBILITY
    1. Membership of the Service is void where prohibited. The Service and/or Website are intended solely for Members of NASUWT as defined by the NASUWT Rules.
    2. Any registration by a user who is not a Member of NASUWT shall be unauthorised, unlicensed and in violation of these Terms of Use. By registering for and using the Service, you warrant that you are a Member of NASUWT and that you agree to and will abide by all of these Terms of Use. NASUWT reserves the right to terminate your membership without warning if it believes that you are not a Member of NASUWT.
  3. REGISTRATION/USE OF DATA
    1. In consideration of your registration and/or use of the Service and the Website, you agree to:
      1. provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as required by the Service’s registration form (such information being the “Registration Data”); and
      2. maintain and promptly update the Registration Data to ensure that it remains true, accurate, current and complete.
    2. If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, or NASUWT has reasonable grounds to suspect that this is the case, NASUWT shall have the right to suspend or terminate your account at its discretion and to refuse any and all current or future use of the Service or Website (or any part thereof) by you.
  4. USER ACCOUNT, PASSWORD AND SECURITY
    1. The Service’s registration process will require you to give a username and password. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your username and password and are fully responsible and liable for all activities that occur under your username and password in relation to your account. You agree to:
      1. maintain the security of your username, password and account
      2. immediately notify NASUWT of any unauthorised use of your username, password or account any other breach of security;
      3. ensure that you exit from your account at the end of each session; and
      4. be fully responsible for all use of your account and for any actions that take place using your account.
    2. NASUWT shall not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with the obligations in Clause 4.1.
  5. USER CONTENT POSTED ON WEBSITE
    1. You acknowledge that all information, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages and other materials (”Content”) whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, are the sole responsibility of the person from whom such Content originated. This means that you, and not NASUWT, are entirely responsible for all Content that you upload, post, email or otherwise transmit via the Service.
    2. You must not copy, post, transmit, or share Content on the Website or Service that you did not create or that you do not have permission to post. You agree that you must evaluate and bear all risks associated with the use of any Content, including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of such Content. In this regard, you acknowledge that you may not rely on any Content created by NASUWT or submitted to the Website including, without limitation, information in Website message boards or groups or in any other part of the Website or Service.
    3. In recognition of the global nature of the Internet, you agree to comply with all local rules and laws regarding online conduct and acceptable Content. In particular, you agree to comply with all applicable laws relating to the United Kingdom.
  6. PRIVACY POLICY
    Your Registration Data, account information, Content and certain other information about you will be subject to the Website Privacy Policy.
  7. USER CONDUCT
    1. You acknowledge that by using the Service or Website, you may be exposed to Content that may be considered offensive, indecent or objectionable. Under no circumstances will NASUWT be liable in any way for any Content, or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Content posted, emailed or otherwise transmitted by you or others via the Service or Website. If you become aware of misuse of the Website or the Service by any person, report it via the Report Inappropriate Content link.
    2. You agree not to use the Service or Website to:
      1. impersonate any person or entity, including, but not limited to, a NASUWT forum leader, guide or host, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent yourself, your age or your affiliation with any person or entity;
      2. use or attempt to use another’s account, service or system without authorisation from NASUWT or create a false identity on the Website or through the Service;
      3. forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any Content transmitted through the Service or on the Website;
      4. attempt to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of any NASUWT system or network or breach or impair or circumvent any security or authentication measures protecting the Website or the Service;
      5. use the Service or Website in any unlawful manner or in any manner which could damage, impair, disable or overburden the Website or the Service or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Service or the Website;
      6. intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable law or regulation including, but not limited to, regulations promulgated by any securities exchange;
      7. “stalk” or otherwise intimidate or harass another;
      8. upload, post, email or otherwise transmit:
        1. any Content that you do not have a right to transmit under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as inside information, proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under confidentiality agreements);
        2. any private information or personal data of any third party including, without limitation, telephone numbers, addresses, passwords or financial details, or solicit such personal information for commercial or unlawful purposes;
        3. any Content that infringes any patent, trade mark, design, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights of any party;
        4. any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising, promotional materials, junk mail, spam, chain letters, pyramid schemes, or any other form of solicitation, except where such areas of the Service or Website are specifically designed for that purpose;
        5. any material that contains software viruses including but not limited to Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancel-bots or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, damage, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;
        6. any Content that is unlawful, harmful, infringing, threatening, abusive, inflammatory, harassing, tortuous, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, fraudulent, libellous, invasive of another’s privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable;
        7. any content that would constitute, encourage or provide instructions for a criminal offence, violate the rights of any party, or would otherwise create liability or violate any applicable laws;
        8. any content that, in the sole judgment of NASUWT, is objectionable or which restricts or inhibits another’s use or enjoyment of the Website or Service, or which may expose NASUWT, its affiliates or its users to any harm or liability of any kind;
      9. use the Website or Service in any manner not permitted by this Agreement; or
      10. encourage or instruct any other individual to do any of the foregoing or to violate any term of this Agreement.
    3. You acknowledge that NASUWT does not pre-approve or screen Content but that NASUWT and its designees shall have the right (but not the obligation) in their sole discretion to refuse or remove any Content that is available via the Service or Website. Without limitation to the foregoing, NASUWT and its designees shall have the right to remove any Content that violates these Terms of Use or is otherwise objectionable.
  8. USE AND STORAGE PRACTICES
    You acknowledge that NASUWT may establish general practices concerning the Website and Service including, without limitation, the maximum number of days that forum postings and/or other Content will be retained by the Service and/or Website; the maximum number of visits that may be made to the Service or Website in a given time period; and the logging-off of user accounts that are inactive for an extended period of time. You agree that NASUWT has no responsibility or liability for the deletion or failure to store any messages and other communications or Content maintained or transmitted by the Website or Service. You further acknowledge that NASUWT reserves the right to change these general practices at any time, in its sole discretion, with or without notice.
  9. INDEMNITY FROM USER
    You agree to indemnify, keep indemnified and hold harmless NASUWT, its group companies (including for the avoidance of doubt its ultimate holding company and subsidiaries of that holding company), affiliates, officers, agents, partners and employees, from any claim or demand, including reasonable legal fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of any Content you submit, post to or transmit through the Service or Website, your use of the Service or Website, your violation of the Terms of Use, or your violation of the rights of another.
  10. USER DISPUTES
    1. You are solely responsible for your interactions with other Website or Service users. NASUWT reserves the right, but has no obligation, to monitor disputes between you and other Website or Service users.
    2. NASUWT IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CONDUCT, WHETHER ONLINE OR OFFLINE, OF ANY USER OF THE WEBSITE OR SERVICE.
  11. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
    1. Trade Marks: NASUWT and all logos identifying NASUWT are trademarks of NASUWT (the “Trade Marks”). You agree not to display or use the Trade Marks for any purpose or in any manner without NASUWT’s prior written permission.
    2. Rights in Website Content: With the exception of your own Content, all content on the Website and available through the Service, including but not limited to designs, text, graphics, pictures, video, information, applications, software, music, sound and other files and their selection, arrangement and “look and feel” (the “Website Content”) is and shall remain the property of NASUWT or of those third parties who have licensed content to NASUWT. You agree not to modify, copy, sell, distribute, download, frame, transmit or create derivative works based on the Website Content, in whole or in part, without NASUWT’s prior written permission.
    3. You are granted a limited licence to access and use the Website and the Website Content and to download and print one copy of any extract of the Website Content for your personal and non-commercial use only, provided that all copyright and proprietary notices remain intact. Subject to obtaining NASUWT’s prior written permission in accordance with clause 11.2 above, any other use of Website Content is strictly prohibited.
    4. With respect to any Content that you upload, post, e-mail or otherwise transmit to NASUWT or onto the Website, you hereby grant NASUWT a perpetual and irrevocable, non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free, sub-licensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, prepare derivative works on, perform, display, publish, distribute, transmit, broadcast or otherwise exploit such Content in any current or future form or manner on the Website. You represent and warrant that you have the necessary rights, licences, consents and permissions to grant such licence to NASUWT. NASUWT will own all right, title and interest in all derivative works and compilations of Content from users that are created by NASUWT, including all worldwide intellectual property rights. You agree to provide any assistance or execute any documentation required and requested by NASUWT to give NASUWT the full benefit of the rights granted under this licence to NASUWT from you.
    5. Submissions from Users: You agree and acknowledge that any questions, comments, suggestions, ideas feedback or other information about the Website or the Service provided by you to NASUWT shall be deemed non-confidential and that NASUWT shall be entitled to use such submissions for any purpose, whether commercial or otherwise, without acknowledgement or compensation to you.
    6. Third Party Complaints: NASUWT respects the intellectual property rights of others and asks its members to do the same. If you believe that any of your intellectual property rights or those of any third party have been infringed on the Website or in relation to this Service, please access NASUWT’s Notice and Take Down Policy and report the problem
  12. DISCLAIMERS
    YOU EXPRESSLY ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT:
    1. YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE, WEBSITE CONTENT AND SERVICE IS AT YOUR SOLE DISCRETION AND RISK. THE WEBSITE, WEBSITE CONTENT AND SERVICE ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
    2. NASUWT EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN RELATION TO THE WEBSITE, WEBSITE CONTENT AND SERVICE INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, MERCHANTABILITY, SATISFACTORY QUALITY, FITNESS FOR PURPOSE, ANY TERM AS TO THE PROVISION OF SERVICE TO A STANDARD OF REASONABLE CARE AND SKILL, NON-INFRINGEMENT OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS, PERFORMANCE, THE SECURITY, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY OR PERFORMANCE OF THE WEBSITE; OR THAT THE WEBSITE, WEBSITE CONTENT AND SERVICE WILL BE ERROR-FREE OR THAT ANY ERRORS WILL BE CORRECTED.
    3. ANY COMMENTARY AND/OR WEBSITE CONTENT POSTED ON THE WEBSITE IS NOT INTENDED TO AMOUNT TO ADVICE ON WHICH RELIANCE SHOULD BE PLACED. NASUWT THEREFORE DISCLAIMS ALL LIABILITY AND RESPONSIBILITY ARISING FROM ANY RELIANCE PLACED ON SUCH COMMENTARY AND/OR WEBSITE CONTENT BY ANY USER OF THE WEBSITE AND/OR SERVICE, OR BY ANYONE WHO MAY BE INFORMED OF ITS CONTENT.
    4. ANY WEBSITE CONTENT DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE SERVICE OR WEBSITE IS DONE AT YOUR OWN RISK AND DISCRETION AND YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH WEBSITE CONTENT.
    5. THE WEBSITE OR SERVICE MAY CONTAIN LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES OR RESOURCES. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT NASUWT IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CONTENT, ACCURACY OR OPINIONS EXPRESSED ON SUCH WEBSITES AND SUCH WEBSITES ARE IN NO WAY INVESTIGATED, MONITORED OR CHECKED FOR ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS BY NASUWT. INCLUSION OF ANY LINKED WEBSITE ON THE WEBSITE DOES NOT IMPLY APPROVAL OR ENDORSEMENT OF THE LINKED WEBSITE BY NASUWT. WHEN YOU ACCESS SUCH THIRD PARTY WEBSITES, YOU DO SO AT YOUR OWN RISK.
  13. LIMITATION ON LIABILITY
    YOU EXPRESSLY ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT:
    1. IN NO EVENT WILL NASUWT, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES OR AGENTS BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF NASUWT HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES) RESULTING FROM:
      1. THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE WEBSITE OR THE SERVICE;
      2. THE COST OF OBTAINING SUBSTITUTE GOODS AND/OR SERVICE RESULTING FROM ANY GOODS, DATA, INFORMATION OR SERVICE PURCHASED OR OBTAINED OR MESSAGES RECEIVED OR TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO THROUGH OR FROM THE SERVICE;
      3. UNAUTHORISED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSION OR DATA;
      4. STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON THE WEBSITE OR THE SERVICE; OR
      5. ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO THE WEBSITE OR THE SERVICE.
    2. NOTHING IN THESE TERMS OF USE SHALL EXCLUDE OR RESTRICT ANY LIABILITY FOR DEATH OR PERSONAL INJURY ARISING FROM THE NEGLIGENCE OR FRAUD OF NASUWT.
  14. TERMINATION
    1. You agree that NASUWT, in its sole discretion and without liability to you or any third party, may immediately terminate or suspend your account and/or access to the Website or Service and may remove and/or discard any Content from the Website, Service or its servers, at ant time and for any reason, including without limitation, for lack of use or breach by you of these Terms of Use. After such a termination, you agree and acknowledge that NASUWT will have no further obligation to provide the Website or Service nor any obligation to maintain any information stored in its database related to your account or to forward any information to you or any third party.
    2. Upon termination, all licences and other rights granted to you by these Terms of Use will immediately cease.
    3. Any suspension, termination or cancellation will not affect your obligations to NASUWT under these Terms of Use (including but not limited to, ownership of rights, indemnification and limitation of liability), which by their sense and context are intended to survive such suspension, termination or cancellation.
  15. GENERAL
    1. Governing Law and Jurisdiction
      This Agreement and the relationship between you and NASUWT shall be exclusively governed by the laws of England and the parties agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.
    2. Non-Waiver
      Any failure by NASUWT to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Terms of Use shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.
    3. Invalidity
      If any part of this Agreement is unenforceable (including any provision in which NASUWT excludes its liability to you) the parties agree that the court should endeavour to give effect to the parties’ intentions as reflected in the provision and that the other provisions of this Agreement will remain in full force and effect.
    4. Entire Agreement
      These Terms of Use (together with any guidelines or rules referred to therein) constitute the entire agreement between you and NASUWT and govern your use of the Service and Website and supersede any prior agreements between you and NASUWT in relation to the Service or Website. You may also be subject to additional terms and conditions that may apply when you use affiliate services, third party content or third party software.