Please read this agreement carefully before accessing or using the information and services available through www.tutorsfield.com.au (“the Website”). By accessing or using the Website, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions below. Tutors Field Australia ABN 63 167 342 878 (“Tutors Field”) may modify this agreement at any time, and such modifications shall be effective immediately upon posting the modified agreement on the Site.
Copyright and trademarks
Copyright in the material and trademarks on the Website are owned by Tutors Field unless otherwise indicated and you agree not to infringe any intellectual property rights owned by Tutors Field.
Information for personal, non-commercial use only
You agree that information contained on the Website is for personal use only and may not be sold, redistributed or used for any commercial purpose (this includes but is not limited to the use of Tutors contact details for unsolicited commercial correspondence). You may download material from the Website for your personal, non-commercial use only, provided you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices.
You may not use data mining, robots, screen scraping, or similar data gathering and extraction tools on the Website for establishing, maintaining, advancing or reproducing information contained on the Website on your own website or in any other publication, except with Tutors Field’s prior written consent.
Using the Website for registered tutors
As a condition of your use of the Website, you agree that you will not: (a) post any threatening, defamatory, obscene, abusive or indecent material; (b) violate any laws; (c) be false or misleading; (d) distribute or contain spam, chain letters, or pyramid schemes; (e) infringe any third-party right; (f) impose an unreasonable load on our infrastructure or interfere with the proper working of the Website; (g) use any robot spider, scraper or other automated means to access the Website and collect content for any purpose without our express written permission; (h) distribute viruses or any other technologies that may harm the Website or the interests or property of the Website users; (i) copy, modify, or distribute any other person's content without their consent; (j) bypass measures used to prevent or restrict access to the Website; (k) harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including email addresses, without their consent;
You are solely responsible for all information that you submit to the Website and any consequences that may result from your information. We reserve the right at our discretion to refuse or delete content that we believe is inappropriate or breaching the above terms. We also reserve the right at our discretion to restrict your usage of the site either temporarily or permanently, or refuse your account registration with us. Tutors Field reserve the right at our absolute discretion to terminate your account registration in the event we believe they are breaching above terms or for any other reason in our absolute discretion without reason or cause. No refund will be given in the event of termination.
Fees and payments by Tutors
Fees for using the Website are payable in the amounts and in the manner described on the Website. Fees are subject to change without notice. All fees are not transferable and not refundable.
Your right to use the Website or registered membership is not transferable, re-sellable or assignable. Any password or right given to you to obtain information or documents is not transferable, re-sellable or assignable.
Special terms for tutor matching service
By using our service, you may receive emails or any other kinds of contact from our representatives in suggesting one or more our registered tutors that might be suitable for you. Tutors Field Australia is strictly a referral service, and we do not make any guarantees or recommendations to the quality of services by the suggested tutors rendered to you. The tutor(s) is/are suggested merely in accordance to the information provided to us by the tutors that match your specific needs. It is the responsibility of you to establish the suitability of the tutor directly with the tutor. Tutors Field makes no representation with respect to any individual tutor. It is recommended you have done sufficient verification (e.g. identity check, work with child check and police check) with the tutor before engaging any tutoring service.
Special terms for instant messaging system
To use the instant messaging system, Tutor(s) and Student(s) must agree that (i) no contact details of Tutors and Students can be exchanged or provided, and (ii) no lesson appointment can be arranged, prior to the first lesson deposit (“deposit”) is paid by the Students via Tutors Field’s platform. The deposits are payable in the amounts and in the manner described on the website.
After the first lesson appointment is arranged, Tutors must agree that Students are only required to pay the remaining balance of their mutually agreed lesson fees by the agreed payment method. Tutors also agree that Tutors Field will keep the full deposit as the connection fee that payable to Tutors Field for the use of the instant messaging system and student referral services.
The deposit is refundable by the request from Students if there is no lesson appointment is made or the lesson is cancelled with 24 hours’ notice is given.
Tutors Field, at our absolute discretion, may exchange Tutors and Students’ contact details by emails or any kind of contact methods after the deposit is paid by Students.
Tutors Field reserve the right at our absolute discretion to terminate Tutors or Students’ accounts in the event we believe they are breaching above terms or for any other reason in our absolute discretion without reason or cause.
Special terms for Tuition Centre and Music School
Any user that fall into Tuition Centre/Music School category must register as Tuition Centre/Music School. An educational institution is classified in Tuition Centre/Music School category if it is known as Tuition Centre/Music School by the general definition or if it is deemed to be Tuition Centre/Music School by Tutors Field Australia.
Tutors Field reserve the right at our absolute discretion to deem a registered user to be Tuition Centre/Music School. Tutors Field also reserve the right at our absolute discretion to reject the registration of user as Private Tutor category if the user is classified as Tuition Centre/Music School by general definition or is deemed to be Tuition Centre/Music School by Tutors Field.
Special terms for deals/promotions
Deals and promotions provided by registered tutors might be subject to change, cancellation or other conditions. It is your responsibility to confirm deals and promotions with tutors before engaging any tutoring services. Tutors Field provide no guarantee or responsibility on any deals and promotions from tutors.
No guarantees or endorsements of sites or services we link to or that link to us
Tutors Field provides links and pointers to internet sites maintained by third parties from the Website. Such linked sites are not under the control of Tutors Field and Tutors Field is not responsible for the contents (including the accuracy, legality or decency) of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site. Tutors Field is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Tutors Field of the linked site. Tutors Field is not responsible for the copyright compliance of any linked site. Tutors Field will not be liable for any damages or loss arising in any way out of or in connection with or incidental to any information or third party service provided by any third party.
Advertisers and Sponsors
The Website may contain advertising and sponsorships. Advertisers and sponsors are responsible for ensuring that material submitted for inclusion on the Website is accurate and complies with applicable laws. Tutors Field are not responsible for the illegality or any error, inaccuracy or problem in the advertiser's or sponsor's materials.
No guarantees as to the service
Tutors Field provides no warranty to you that the services generally available through the Website will be uninterrupted or error-free or that defects in the service will be corrected. You also understand that Tutors Field cannot and does not guarantee or warrant to you that files available for downloading through the Website or delivered via electronic mail through the Website will be free of infection or viruses, worms, Trojan horses or other code that manifest contaminating or destructive properties. You are responsible for implementing sufficient procedures and checkpoints to satisfy your particular requirements for accuracy of data input and output, and for maintaining a means external to the Website for the reconstruction of any lost data.
Our rights to use information you send us
No guarantees as to security of your information
While Tutors Field takes all due care in ensuring the privacy and integrity of the information you provide, the possibility exists that this information could be unlawfully observed by a third party while in transit over the Internet or while stored on Tutors Field systems or on the Website. Tutors Field disclaims all liability to you to the greatest extent possible pursuant to law should this occur.
Your responsibility for your password and login
To become a registered user, you must provide a password and a login email. You are entirely responsible if you do not maintain the confidentiality of your password and login email. Furthermore, you are entirely responsible for any and all activities that occur under your login email. You may change your password at any time by following instructions. You may also delete services attached to your registration at your convenience.
You agree to immediately notify Tutors Field of any unauthorized use of your login email or any other breach of security known to you.
No misrepresentations allowed
You agree that it is a condition on your use of the Website and of any other services provided by Tutors Field or through the Website that you will not through any act or omission (including but not limited to creating a profile on the Website) mislead or deceive others.
If any part of this agreement is held invalid that part shall be severed from this agreement and the remainder of this agreement will continue to be valid and enforceable.
Termination of this agreement will not end those provisions that are capable of surviving the ending of this agreement.
For the purposes of this agreement the words "Tutors Field", "We", "Our" and "Us" refer to Tutors Field Australia and "the Website" to materials delivered on www.tutorsfield.com.au.
You expressly understand and agree that your use of the Website is at your sole risk. The information, content and service from or through the Website are provided “as-is”, “as available”, with “all faults”, and all warranties, express or implied, are disclaimed (including but not limited to the disclaimer of any implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose).
Tutors Field Australia is strictly a referral service. We serve only as a point of contact between the tutor and the user, and does not make any warranties or guarantees as to the accuracy or truthfulness of any information provided to us by the tutors of this service, or quality of services rendered to the user. It is a responsibility of the tutor and user to establish mutual agreement as to the terms and feasibility of their transaction prior to conducting the actual transaction. Further, it is the responsibility of the user to establish the suitability and the appropriateness of the tutor directly with the tutor before engaging the tutor. Tutors Field makes no representation or warranty with respect to any individual tutor.
Tutors Field is not involved in the actual transaction between tutors and users. As a result, we have no control over the quality, safety or legality of the services advertised, the truth or accuracy of the listings, or the ability of either party to actually complete a transaction. Tutors Field cannot and does not confirm each user's purported identity. We do not control the information provided by other users which is made available through our system. You may find other user's information to be offensive, harmful, inaccurate, or deceptive. Please use caution and common sense as appropriate in dealing with any unknown individual. Appropriate parental control, supervision and monitoring should at all times be applied by parents particularly when minors are involved with tutors. Tutors Field has the right but not the obligation to monitor and edit or remove any content in the Website. Tutors Field does not regularly review posted content and takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any content posted by you or any third party. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.
Because we are not involved in the actual transaction between tutors and users, in the event that you have a dispute with one or more users of this service, you release Tutors Field (and our officers, directors, agents, subsidiaries and employees) from claims, demands and damages (actual and consequential) of every kind and nature, known and unknown, suspected and unsuspected, disclosed and undisclosed, arising out of or in any way connected with such disputes.
Limitation on liability
In no event will Tutors Field be liable to you or any third person for any indirect, consequential, exemplary, incidental, special or punitive damages, including also lost profits arising from your use of the Website, even if Tutors Field has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained herein, Tutors Field’s liability to you for any cause whatsoever, and regardless of the form of the action, will at all times be limited to the amount paid, if any, by you to Tutors Field for the service during the term of membership.
Tutors Field Australia (“Tutors Field”, “we”, “our”, “us”) is committed to providing you with the highest levels of service and to protecting your privacy. We are bound by the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth), which sets out a number of principles concerning the protection of your personal information.
What personal information do we collect?
Information posted on Tutors Field is generally publicly available. If you choose to provide us with personal information, you are consenting to Tutors Field's collection, use, disclosure of your personal information and to the transfer and storage of that information on our servers. Tutors Field collects and stores the following personal information: (a) statistics on page views, account sign-on data, traffic to and from Tutors Field and listing data; (b) your name, address, gender, phone numbers, email address, work-related information, qualification and any other information that you supplied to us; (c) other information including users IP address, cookies and the usual web log information.
How do we use your personal information?
Your personal information may be used to: (a) identify you; (b) provide, manage and administer your services; (c) provide our products and services; (d) conduct credit checks and to help prevent fraud; (e) research and improve our services; (f) help us deliver better services to you; (g) help us maintain and develop our business systems and infrastructure; (h) promote and market services to you (sometimes even after you leave us).
If you do not want Tutors Field to contact you to promote and market our products, services and special offers to you, please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org.
When do we share your personal information?
Tutors Field do not sell, trade, or rent users’ personal identification information to third parties without users’ explicit consent. Tutors Field may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes of improving our services or providing better services to you.