Introduction

Welcome to our website. If you continue to browse and use this website you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following Terms and Conditions of use, which together with our privacy policy govern Lingobongo.com's relationship with you in relation to this website.


The term "Lingobongo", "us" or "we" refers to the owner of the website. The term "you", "the user" or "users" refers to the user, visitor or viewer of our website.


Duration

These terms and conditions come into force on the date of their posting and will be effective as of the date of the first use of the site by the user. These Terms and Conditions are binding for the duration of use of the site and until new Terms and Conditions replace them. You may at any time stop using the services of the site but you remain responsible for any prior use.


Content

The content of the pages of this website is for your general information purposes only: whilst we endeavour to keep the information up-to-date and correct, neither we nor any third parties make any representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at the user's own risk.


It is the user's own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet their specific requirements. In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including, and without limitation, to indirect or consequential loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this website.


This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics. Reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with the copyright notice, which forms part of these terms and conditions.


Unauthorised use of this website may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offence.


From time to time this website may also include links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse the website(s). We have no responsibility for the content of the linked website(s). We have no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.


While we do our very best to prevent users posting undesirable, offensive, or illegal content, we CANNOT be held responsible for the content displayed on this site. We accept no responsibility whatsoever for any content posted by users on this site. 


Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly. However, Lingobongo.com takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.


Age

You must be 18 or over to use our website.


Harvesting information

Any collection, storage, reproduction, copying or any form of harvesting of users' information is strictly forbidden. Any information placed on our site by users automatically becomes the sole copyright of Lingobongo.com. All information, images, data, metadata, photographs, text and any other material, displayed or otherwise, belongs solely to Lingobongo.com. Such material is not considered public domain, but is rather privately owned and copyrighted material.

Any infringement of the above condition will result in the permanent banning of the user from all our sites in perpetuity, as well as in legal prosecution.


Copyrighted material

Uploading, copy-and-pasting, linking- to or any display of any copyrighted content is strictly forbidden. While we make every effort to immediately delete any such copyrighted material, Lingobongo cannot be held responsible for its appearance on our websites.


Offensive content

Offensive content is strictly forbidden. This notably includes any content of a racist, sexist, homophobic, transphobic, discriminatory, pornographic, violent, horrific or any illegal nature.


Data

Your personal data will be treated with the strictest of confidence in accordance with data protection regulations and we will remove any personal information from our site upon request. However, our responsibility ends with Lingobongo.com: if any external sites or search engines copy and store or cache the information posted on Lingobongo.com and make it available online, then you will also need to contact these third party websites/search engines directly to remove any such information. Note that even if we remove all trace of your information from our site, it may take weeks or months rather than days for search engines to clear the data from their cache - this is not something we have control over - please contact them directly to expedite the process.


While we make every effort to prevent the collection of data, information, images, or any other material, we cannot be held responsible in the case of such collection. Users are reminded to take every precaution in not divulging sensitive information or images in their profiles or on our website in general. For example, never include your full address - your nearest metro stop is more than sufficient. Please bear in mind that no information on the internet is truly private - never post any information online that you would not be happy being seen on a postcard.


Cookies
You are informed that during your visits to the site a cookie may be installed automatically on your browsing software. Cookies store certain information which is stored in the memory of your hard disk. Cookies do not contain any confidential information, but they keep track of the pages to which you have browsed. You have the right to access, remove and modify your personal data communicated via cookies. The settings of the browser software make it possible to view the presence of cookies and to delete and/or switch them off.

For the security of our users and the safety of our staff, we automatically record the IP of every advert, profile and email that we receive.


Copyright

This website, its design and the entirety of its contents are copyright of Lingobongo.com - © Lingobongo.com. All images, graphics and artwork are copyright of Joseph Hodgson - © Joseph Hodgson. All rights reserved. Any redistribution or reproduction of part or all of the contents in any form is prohibited .You may not, except with the express written permission of Lingobongo.com and of Joseph Hodgson, distribute or commercially exploit the content, nor may you transmit it or store it in any other website or other form of electronic retrieval system.


Responsibility of the user
You hereby undertake to use the services of the site and any of the information to which you may have access for a purpose that is in conformity with public order, morality and the rights of third parties. You acknowledge that you have verified that the computer configuration you are using contains no viruses and is in perfect working order.
You agree not to disrupt the use that other users of the site may make and not to access parts of the site to which access is restricted. You agree not to commit any act that may affect the computer security of Lingobongo or other users. Similarly, you agree not to interfere with or interrupt the normal operation of the site.


Endorsement

The fact that a teacher is advertising their services on lingobongo does not imply any endorsement, responsibility or liability on the part of Lingobongo. While we make every effort to ban undesirable and/or dishonest users, visitors to our site are reminded that our site is an open platform and that their use of our website is entirely at their own risk.


Banned users

We reserve the right, at any time, and without any warning, explanation or liability, delete users' adverts and/or permanently ban the user, for any reason, without any necessity for explanation. We accept absolutely no liability, explicit or implied, for any resulting damages, financial or otherwise. We will not enter into any correspondence on the matter.


Law and jurisdiction
These terms and conditions are governed by Spanish law. This will apply whether in regard to fundamental rules or to rules pertaining to form. Any dispute arising from the application of these terms and conditions shall fall within the competence of the courts of Madrid .

If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is found to be unlawful, invalid or unenforceable for any reason whatsoever, it would be considered as not forming part of these Terms and Conditions and would not affect the validity or the application of the other provisions.