TERMS AND CONDITIONS
The present TERMS AND CONDITIONS are intended to regulate the relations between the www.linguicious.com website, hereafter referred to as THE WEBSITE, and the users, hereafter referred to as USERS, the information services offered by THE WEBSITE, hereafter referred to as THE SERVICES.
Please read these TERMS AND CONDITIONS carefully before using www.linguicious.com.
These TERMS AND CONDITIONS represent a CONTRACT between you and the owner of the website which contract allows you to use THE SERVICES offered by the website free of charge for personal and non-commercial purposes, subject to the conditions below.
By accessing the website pages, you agree to be bound by these TERMS AND CONDITIONS and any subsequent changes thereto, and you are bound to comply with them.
If you do not agree with all of the following TERMS AND CONDITIONS, please do not use the site.
Users are entitled to use the services of the site for personal/non-commercial purposes only.
For the purposes of these TERMS AND CONDITIONS, the terms listed below are used with the following meanings:
“USER” is any natural person who uses any of the services on the site;
“SERVICE/S” on the website include, but are not limited to:
– access to the web-based information resources/data provided through the web browser, namely: educational materials for language learning, publications and e-learning in Bulgarian and English;
– creation and customization of user profiles through registration that allows access to the e-learning platform of the site – registration is possible only after commencing a face-to-face or a distance learning course in Bulgarian or English;
– receiving email-newsletters (if registered for the service);
“PARTNER” is any person with whom the owner of the site is in a contractual relationship, who is entitled to provide additional information about their goods/services to the users of the site;
“THIRD PARTY MALICIOUS ATTACKS” – acts or failures to act by third parties that contradict the rules of Internet ethics, including but not limited to DoS (Denial of Service), server intrusion, defacing, data theft etc.
Except if explicitly stated otherwise, all the original materials and resources on the website are distributed under the Creative Commons 4.0 licence (Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0)), which means that users can freely copy, distribute, publicly present or otherwise use the materials for non-commercial purposes, and it is necessary to indicate their author in the usual way and in the usual place depending on the medium being used.
The use of the website materials for commercial purposes is not permitted.
Derivatives may be created, but any modified version may only be distributed under the terms of the same Creative Commons licence with the original authorship and origin stated.
If you believe that any content provided on the website has been used in a manner that violates intellectual property rights, please send a message through the site’s contact form containing the following information:
– identification of the material/materials infringing copyright;
– evidence that the use of the particular material is not permitted by the copyright owner, their agent or the law;
– a statement that the information provided is accurate and that you are authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner.
The site owner reserves the right to seek redress from any person who claims copyright to have been infringed and the claim can not be substantiated.
The site owner is an administrator of personal data registered under the Personal Data Protection Act.
The site owner is committed to ensuring the security of the personal data provided by users online through completed registration requests. Disclosure is only possible when the user has personally submitted the data in the publicly accessible fields and in the Settings page, and when the information is requested by government authorities or officials authorized by law to require and collect information containing personal data and in compliance with the relevant legislation.
V Limitation of liability
The website owner takes care to enable the user to make normal use of the services but as long as their provision is free of charge, the owner does not have the obligation and does not guarantee that they will satisfy the user’s requirements or that they will be uninterrupted, timely or secure.
By accepting these GENERAL TERMS, the user declares that the use of the services provided will be at his sole risk and liability and the parties agree that the owner of the website is not responsible for any damages caused to the user while using the services provided unless caused by the website owner intentionally or by their gross negligence.
The website owner does everything in their power to maintain correct, accurate and up-to-date information on their site, without excluding the possibility of incidental inaccuracies or omissions.
The owner of the website is not responsible for the consequences, including any damage caused by or in any way related to the access, use or inability to use this website. All the information on the website is provided in accordance with applicable Bulgarian legislation, without any warranty on the part of the owner of the site for its integrity and safety from malicious third party attacks.
The website owner is not responsible for any damages caused to the user’s software, hardware or equipment, or for the loss of data arising from materials or resources searched, loaded, or used in any way through the services provided.
The website owner shall not be liable for any damages and loss of profits incurred by the user or any third parties as a result of the termination, suspension, modification or limitation of the provision of any of the services, limitations in the amount of disk space provided for use of the services, the deletion, return, failure to receive, modification, loss, unreliability, inaccuracy or incompleteness of messages, materials or information used, recorded or made available through www.linguicious.com.
The website owner is not responsible for the subjective perceptions and interpretation of the accuracy, completeness and usefulness of the site’s information resources.
The website owner is not responsible for the information (including its completeness and reliability) published on websites to which this website contains links.
The website owner is entitled to compensation for any damages, costs and claims made by third parties that result from violations of these terms and conditions and/or unauthorized use of the site’s services.
VI Services requiring registration
The site owner reserves the right to provide access to an e-learning platform on the site after an obligatory user registration.
Users have the opportunity to get free and full access to the sections of the site requiring registration after starting training and creating their own individual profile.
In the user profile settings, users are obliged to provide complete, correct and accurate information, taking into account the requirements of these TERMS AND CONDITIONS.
The site owner reserves the right to determine whether to provide the user with an account to, to remove or limit user profiles that they consider inappropriate and if they have reasonable doubts as to violations of these TERMS AND CONDITIONS.
The site owner reserves the right to suspend the provision of the aforementioned free services by posting a message on the site.
Persons under the age of 18 may use the е-learning platform only with the participation, under the supervision and/or prior approval of a parent or guardian.
VII Obligations of the user
When using the service, the user should not use software, scripts, applications or other technologies that could create difficulties for other users.
The user agrees not to use the service in contravention of the applicable legislation.
The user provides the equipment for access to the service (Internet access terminals and related software applications) and Internet access.
All users are required to: comply with applicable national and international law, the rules of Internet ethics, morality and good manners; not to tarnish another user’s reputation and not to call for a violent change of the constitutionally established order; not to instigate the commitment of a crime, violence against a person or to spur racial, national, ethnic or religious enmity, not to preach fascist or other antidemocratic ideology, not to violate another person’s property or other rights, including intellectual property rights; not to interfere with the correct operation of the system, not to violate the intellectual property rights of authors of content.
VIII Information about the service provider
Information under the Electronic Commerce Act and the Consumer Protection Act:
Service provider: Neli Tsvetanova Hubenova
Address: Smolyan, 1 “z” Bulgaria Blvd.
Reference number of the Certificate for data administrator registration: 419078
To contact the owner, use the website contact form.
(1) Commission for Personal Data Protection
Address: 15 Ivan Evstatiev Geshov St., Sofia
tel.: (02) 940 20 46
fax: (02) 940 36 40
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
(2) Commission for Consumer Protection
Address: 4A Slaveikov Square, Sofia
tel.: 02 / 980 25 24
fax: 02 / 988 42 18
hotline: 0700 111 22
The website owner has the right to place on any of the pages of the website, including user profiles, electronic links, banners and other advertising forms for goods and services offered by www.linguicious.com or by third parties, as well as electronic links and advertising banners pointing to websites outside the control of www.linguicious.com. The website owner is not responsible for the content, authenticity and legality of such websites or resources and for any services or resources that have been made available to the user when using the services of www.linguicious.com.
In order to improve the quality of service, perform maintenance, repairs and other related activities, the website owner has the right to temporarily restrict or discontinue the provision of the service.
In cases of temporary suspension or termination of the service, the site owner is obliged to re-establish the provision of the service in due time after the circumstance which caused the suspension has ceased to exist.
The site owner reserves the right to make changes to these TERMS AND CONDITIONS at any time by promptly publishing the changes on the website.
For all issues not covered by these TERMS AND CONDITIONS the applicable law is the relevant Bulgarian legislation.
These TERMS AND CONDITIONS shall enter into force on 01.07.2017.
Last update: 15.03. 2018