TERMS & CONDITIONS OF USE
PLEASE SHOW THIS TO YOUR PARENTS IF YOU’RE UNDER 18 YEARS OLD

By using www.ruthyoung.co.uk (let’s just call it “the Site” or “our Site”), you agree to the following rules. We might change these rules at any time and, if we do, we’ll post the new rules here – so make sure to check back here from time to time. Please ask an adult to read the rules with you and explain anything you may not understand.

Trademark Issues

‘Ruth Young’, the ‘Ruth Young’ logos are trademarks of Ruth Young. All other marks that appear in the Site belong to the owners of such marks, and are protected by international copyright and trademark laws. Any commercial use of any of the trademarks appearing throughout the Site without the express written consent of Ruth Young or the owner of the trademark, as appropriate, is strictly prohibited.

Using the site and its Content

The Site is owned by Ruth Young and has been created for your personal enjoyment, learning, and use. Ruth Young is not responsible for any user postings on the Site. Any ideas or opinions submitted or posted by third parties do not necessarily reflect the opinion of Ruth Young. When posting anything on the Site you may not say anything to offend or hurt other members of the Site community. You also may not post anything that contains a virus or anything else that may harm the Site or other users’ computers.
The content of our Site includes all information, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages and other material. All of this belongs to Ruth Young or its content providers.

You can play with and use content on the Site. You may also download onto your personal computer and print out portions of the Site or its content for your personal and non-commercial use only. You may NOT copy, distribute, download, reproduce, publish, show, transmit, license, display or create derivative works of any part of our Site or of any material on our Site.
This excludes the use of lessons and related resources in the Tips for Teachers area of our Site, which we encourage you to use in your classrooms and adapt as necessary. Note, however, that resources in the Tips for Teachers area of the site are for individual classroom and non-profit educational use only. Ruth Young, along with their content providers, are the copyright holders of this material and, as such, must be contacted if you wish to use, modify, distribute or publish a curriculum, lesson or activity outside of individual classroom practice or accepted educational fair use guidelines. If you choose to use resources on the Tips for Teachers area of the Site, all copyright and proprietary notices must be kept intact.

Any use of the content other than as explicitly permitted in the above paragraphs is a violation of Ruth Young’s copyright and other proprietary rights. All works by Ruth Young are fully protected by copyright and all rights whatsoever are strictly reserved. Applications for permission for any use whatsoever must be made in advance, before such proposed use, to the relevant party.
If in doubt about who or where to ask permission, please contact: Rick Pullan, TBDA, Unit 3 Albury Hall, Albury, Guildford, GU5 9AD. 01483 202055

Submissions

The Site does not accept or consider any creative ideas or suggestions unless we have specifically asked for them. Anything you send to us, by email, snail mail, fax, etc. – such as message board postings, messages, files, stories, poems, artwork, comments, suggestions or other ideas – we may re-use in any way that we want – forever. That means that anything you submit or post to the Site belongs to Ruth Young – and we do not have to pay you or your parent or guardian anything for your submission. We also reserve the right to edit or delete any material or information that you submit.

Links to other Web Sites

Our Site contains links to other Internet sites not controlled by us. These are for your interest and convenience only. You access and use those web sites solely at your own risk. The Site does not endorse those web sites and is not responsible for the information, materials, products or services contained on or accessible through those web sites.

Your transactions with any third party provider are solely between you and that third party and are subject to the terms and conditions that may apply to such transactions. The Site makes no warranties or representations whatsoever with regard to any goods or services provided by such third parties. You agree to pay all charges incurred by you with any third party provider. You will also be responsible for paying all applicable taxes, if any, relating to such charges.
If you have any questions about using these other Internet websites, please read their terms of use and privacy statements.

Liability Disclaimer

The site is provided on an “as is, as available” basis and you use the site at your own risk. Ruth Young does not make any representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, in relation to all or any part of the site or the content or any websites, to which the site is linked, and all warranties and representations are hereby excluded to the extent permitted by law. The contents of the site do not constitute advice and should not be relied upon in making, or refraining from making, any decision. There is no guarantee that the site will be free of infection by viruses or anything else which may be harmful or destructive. to the extent permitted by law, Ruth young hereby disclaims all liability (however it arises) in connection with any loss or damage, arising out of or in connection with any use of, or inability to use, all or any part of the content, the site or any website to which the site is linked, or any action taken (or refrained from being taken) as a result of using any of these.

Breaking the Rules

If you break any of these rules, Ruth Young may restrict your use of the Site in any way we believe appropriate. If there is any disagreement about what these rules mean or how they apply to you, the laws of England will apply. Users of the Site outside the United Kingdom acknowledge that you do so voluntarily and that you are responsible for complying with local laws.

Privacy

Ruth Young is committed to protecting your privacy and safety online. We have written a Privacy Statement to explain why we ask you for information when you become a member of the Online Club or participate in some of the activities on this Site. Read this Privacy Statement carefully so that you will know in advance the types of information we gather, how we use and safeguard your information, and how you or your parents can ask us to change or delete that information at any time.

Additional Safety Tips for children under the age of 18

Whether you’re dealing with us or anyone else, you should always exercise precaution! Never give your address, telephone number or your phone number to someone unless your parents say it’s all right. Never tell anyone what school you go to unless your parents give you their permission to do so. Although we don’t have a chat room for our users, if you meet people at other sites, never agree to meet them unless your parents have agreed to let you and will accompany you. Always talk to your parents if you discover something on the world wide web that bothers you or about which you have questions.

For Parents

YOU HAVE A CHOICE TO CHANGE OR DELETE YOUR CHILD’S INFORMATION
From time to time there may be activities on the Site that your child can participate in and enjoy without having to share personally identifiable information. We never condition a child’s participation in any activity requiring the submission of information on the child having to provide more information than is reasonably necessary to administer the activity. You may modify, review or ask us to delete the information your child has submitted to us by sending us a message or by calling us at the number above. Your child will be allowed to participate in the Site’s activities even if you specifically ask us not to disclose his or her information to third parties.

Buying from the site

Book purchases are subject to the terms and conditions of Paypal and Amazon.

PRIVACY POLICY

Commitment to Privacy
www.ruthyoung.co.uk (“the Site”) is committed to protecting your privacy and safety online. We have created this Privacy Statement to explain why we ask you for information when you participate in some of the activities on this Site. Read this Privacy Statement carefully so that you will know in advance the types of information we gather, how we use and safeguard your information, and how you or your parents can ask us to change or delete that information at any time.

Children 12 and younger

The Site includes lots of features that can be enjoyed without submitting any information at all. But if you’re under the age of 13, and you think you will want to submit some information to us, then we need to get your parent’s permission beforehand.

Use of information: Tips for Teachers

This section of the Site is for teachers who may be invited to join an email list. We notify teachers by email when we update the Site and when we want to provide you with relevant Ruth Young news. This email list is shared not sold to our affiliates, however you may unsubscribe at any time by following the opt-out procedures below (or by sending an unsubscribe message in accordance with the instructions at the end of any email you receive from us).

Emails

Whenever we ask you to send us an email, you will receive an automatic reply from us confirming receipt of your submission. Although we use your email address to contact you in this manner, and in the manner described in the section above, we do not sell your email address to any third party.

Safety Tips for children under 18 years old

Whether you’re dealing with us or anyone else, you should always exercise precaution! Never give your address, telephone number or your phone number to someone unless your parents say it’s all right. Never tell anyone what school you go to unless your parents give you their permission to do so. Although we don’t have a chat room for our users, if you meet people at other sites, never agree to meet them unless your parents have agreed to let you and will accompany you. Always talk to your parents if you discover something on the world wide web that bothers you or about which you have questions.

Advertising

The Site does not contain any advertising. The Site does include links to third-party sellers so that users may purchase Ruth Young books and other products.

For Parents

From time to time there may be activities on the Site that your child can participate in and enjoy without having to share personally identifiable information. We never condition a child’s participation in any activity requiring the submission of information on the child having to provide more information than is reasonably necessary to administer the activity.
Buying from the site
Book purchases are subject to the privacy policies of Paypal and Amazon.

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