PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS SITE
What's in these terms?
These terms tell you the rules for using our website www.plantific.com (our site).
Who we are and how to contact us
Our site is operated by BioEdTech Limited T/A Plantific ("We"). We are registered in England and Wales under company number 12475097 and have our registered office at 8a Stafford Street, London, W1S 4RU, United Kingdom. Our VAT number is 357515091.
To contact us, please email [email protected].
By using our site you accept these terms
If you do not agree to these terms, you must not use our site.
We recommend that you print a copy of these terms for future reference.
There are other terms that may apply to you
If you purchase a course (or courses) from our site, our Terms and Conditions of Supply at the bottom of this page will apply to the sales.
We may make changes to these terms
We amend these terms from time to time. Every time you wish to use our site, please check these terms to ensure you understand the terms that apply at that time. These terms were most recently updated on 8th July 2021.
We may make changes to our site
We may update and change our site from time to time to reflect changes to our products, our users' needs and our business priorities. We will try to give you reasonable notice of any major changes.
We may suspend or withdraw our site
Our site is made available free of charge.
We do not guarantee that our site, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. We may suspend or withdraw or restrict the availability of all or any part of our site for business and operational reasons. We will try to give you reasonable notice of any suspension or withdrawal.
We may transfer this agreement to someone else
We may transfer our rights and obligations under these terms to another organisation. We will always tell you in writing if this happens and we will ensure that the transfer will not affect your rights under the contract.
Our site is for users across the world
Our site is open to people residing across the world, however, we do not represent that content available on or through our site is appropriate for use or available in all locations.
You must keep your account details safe
If you choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential. You must not disclose it to any third party.
If you know or suspect that anyone other than you knows your user identification code or password, you must promptly notify us at [email protected]
How you may use material on our site
We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our site, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.
You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our site for your personal use and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to content posted on our site.
You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.
Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on our site must always be acknowledged.
You must not use any part of the content on our site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.
Do not rely on information on this site
The content on our site is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on our site.
Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our site, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our site is accurate, complete or up to date.
We are not responsible for websites we link to
Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. Such links should not be interpreted as approval by us of those linked websites or information you may obtain from them.
We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources.
User-generated content is not approved by us
This website may include information and materials uploaded by other users of the site, including to bulletin boards and chat rooms. This information and these materials have not been verified or approved by us. The views expressed by other users on our site do not represent our views or values.
How to complain about content uploaded by other users
If you wish to complain about content uploaded by other users, please contact us at [email protected].
Our responsibility for loss or damage suffered by you
Whether you are a consumer or a business user:
If you are a business user:
If you are a consumer user:
How we may use your personal information
Uploading content to our site
Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload content to our site, or to make contact with other users of our site, you must comply with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy.
You warrant that any such contribution does comply with those standards, and you will be liable to us and indemnify us for any breach of that warranty. This means you will be responsible for any loss or damage we suffer as a result of your breach of warranty.
Any content you upload to our site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. You retain all of your ownership rights in your content, but you are required to grant us and other users of our site a limited licence to use, store and copy that content and to distribute and make it available to third parties. The rights you license to us are described in Rights you are giving us to use material you upload.
We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any content posted or uploaded by you to our site constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy.
We have the right to remove any posting you make on our site if, in our opinion, your post does not comply with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy.
You are solely responsible for securing and backing up your content.
We do not store terrorist content.
Rights you are giving us to use material you upload
When you upload or post content to our site, you grant us the following rights to use that content:
We are not responsible for viruses and you must not introduce them
We do not guarantee that our site will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.
You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform to access our site. You should use your own virus protection software.
You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site. You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our site will cease immediately.
Rules about linking to our site
You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it.
You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.
You must not establish a link to our site in any website that is not owned by you.
Our site must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of our site other than the home page.
We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.
The website in which you are linking must comply in all respects with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy.
If you wish to link to or make any use of content on our site other than that set out above, please contact [email protected].
Which country's laws apply to any disputes?
This acceptable use policy sets out the content standards that apply when you upload content to our site, make contact with other users on our site, link to our site, or interact with our site in any other way,
You may use our site only for lawful purposes. You may not use our site:
You also agree:
We may from time to time provide interactive services on our site, including, without limitation:
Where we do provide any interactive service, we will provide clear information to you about the kind of service offered, if it is moderated and what form of moderation is used (including whether it is human or technical).
We will do our best to assess any possible risks for users from third parties when they use any interactive service provided on our site, and we will decide in each case whether it is appropriate to use moderation of the relevant service (including what kind of moderation to use) in the light of those risks. However, we are under no obligation to oversee, monitor or moderate any interactive service we provide on our site, and we expressly exclude our liability for any loss or damage arising from the use of any interactive service by a user in contravention of our content standards, whether the service is moderated or not.
The use of any of our interactive services by a minor is not allowed.
Where we do moderate an interactive service, we will normally provide you with a means of contacting the moderator, should a concern or difficulty arise.
These content standards apply to any and all material which you contribute to our site (Contribution), and to any interactive services associated with it.
The Content Standards must be complied with in spirit as well as to the letter. The standards apply to each part of any Contribution as well as to its whole.
BioEdTech Limited will determine, in its discretion, whether a Contribution breaches the Content Standards.
A Contribution must:
A Contribution must not:
Breach of this policy
When we consider that a breach of this acceptable use policy has occurred, we may take such action as we deem appropriate.
1.1 "Writing" includes emails. When we use the words "writing" or "written" in these terms, this includes emails.
1.2 “Course” means a distance learning course designed and developed by us including all revisions and updates to such course as we may make from time to time.
1.3 “Course Materials” means the online materials relating to any one Course, together with all revisions and updates made by us from time to time, which may be in any format and which are required by the student to complete the Course.
2.Our contract with you
2.1 How we will accept your order. Our acceptance of your order will take place when we email you to accept it, at which point a contract will come into existence between you and us.
2.2 If we cannot accept your order. If we are unable to accept your order, we will inform you of this in writing and will not charge you for the Course. This might be because of unexpected limits on our resources which we could not reasonably plan for, because we have identified an error in the price or description of the Course or because we are unable to meet a stipulation you have specified.
2.3 Your order number. We will assign an order number to your order and tell you what it is when we accept your order. It will help us if you can tell us the order number whenever you contact us about your order.
3. Our Courses
3.1 We affirm that the Course Materials will meet a satisfactory level of quality, however we do not affirm that they will be error free.
3.2 We will seek to deliver each Course in accordance with the description set out on the relevant Course web page.
3.3 However, there may be situations in which it is desirable or necessary for us to make changes in Course provision, either before or after enrolment. We therefore reserve the right to make reasonable changes to the Course Materials, content and syllabus of a Course.
3.4 In exceptional circumstances we may need to suspend, discontinue or combine Courses. This may be because of academic changes within subject areas.
4. Our rights to make changes
4.1 Minor changes to the Courses. We may change a Course:
4.2 Updates to digital content. We may update or require you to update digital content, provided that the digital content shall always match the description of it that we provided to you before you bought it.
5. Providing the Courses
5.1 When we will provide the Courses. We will supply the Course to you until either it is completed, your subscription expires (if applicable), you end the contract as described in clause 7, or we end the contract by written notice to you as described in clause 9.
5.2 We are not responsible for delays outside our control. If our supply of the Courses is delayed by an event outside our control then we will contact you as soon as possible to let you know and we will take steps to minimise the effect of the delay. Provided we do this we will not be liable for delays caused by the event, but if there is a risk of substantial delay you may contact us to end the contract and receive a refund for any Courses you have paid for but not received.
5.3 Reasons we may suspend the supply of Courses to you. We may have to suspend the supply of a Course to:
5.4 Your rights if we suspend the supply of Courses. We will contact you in advance to tell you we will be suspending supply of the Course, unless the problem is urgent or an emergency.
5.5 We may also suspend supply of the Courses if you do not pay. If you do not pay us for the Courses when you are supposed to (see clause 11.2) and you still do not make payment within 7 days of us reminding you that payment is due, we may suspend supply of the Courses until you have paid us the outstanding amounts. We will contact you to tell you we are suspending supply of the Courses.
6. Your rights to end the contract
6.1 You can always end your contract with us. Your rights when you end the contract will depend on what you have bought, whether there is anything wrong with it, how we are performing and when you decide to end the contract:
6.2 Ending the contract because of something we have done or are going to do. If you are ending a contract for a reason set out at (a) to (c) below the contract will end immediately and we will refund you in full for any Courses which have not been provided and you may also be entitled to compensation. The reasons are:
6.3 Exercising your right to change your mind (Consumer Contracts Regulations 2013). For Courses bought online you have a legal right to change your mind within 14 days and receive a refund. These rights, under the Consumer Contracts Regulations 2013, are explained in more detail in these terms.
6.4 When you don't have the right to change your mind. You do not have a right to change your mind in respect of Courses after you have started accessing them.
6.5 How long do I have to change my mind? You have 14 days after the day we email you to confirm we accept your order.
7. How to end the contract with us (including if you have changed your mind)
7.1 Tell us you want to end the contract. To end the contract with us, please let us know by sending us an email to [email protected]. Please provide your name, details of the order and your email address.
7.2 How we will refund you. We will refund you the price you paid for the Courses by the method you used for payment.
7.3 When your refund will be made. We will make any refunds due to you as soon as possible. If you are exercising your right to change your mind then your refund will be made within 14 days of your telling us you have changed your mind
8. Our rights to end the contract
8.1 We may end the contract if you break it. We may end the contract for a Course at any time by writing to you if you do not make any payment to us when it is due and you still do not make payment within 7 days of us reminding you that payment is due;
8.2 We may withdraw the Course. We may write to you to let you know that we are going to stop providing the Course. We will let you know at least 30 days in advance of our stopping the supply of the Course and will refund any sums you have paid in advance for Courses which will not be provided.
9. If there is a problem with the Course
9.1 How to tell us about problems. If you have any questions or complaints about the Course, please contact us at [email protected].
10. Price and payment
10.1 Where to find the price for the Course. The price of the Course (which includes VAT) will be the price indicated on the order pages when you placed your order.
10.2 When you must pay and how you must pay. We accept payment with most credit and debit cards and Paypal. When you must pay depends on what Course you are buying. For most Courses, payment in full is required when you order the Course. If we choose to accept payment in instalments we shall provide full details at the point of purchase.
11. Our responsibility for loss or damage suffered by you
11.1 We do not exclude or limit in any way our liability to you where it would be unlawful to do so. This includes liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence or the negligence of our employees, agents or subcontractors; for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation.
11.2 We are not liable for business losses. We only supply the Courses for domestic and private use. In no event shall we have any liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity.
11.3 Our liability to you will be limited to a refund of any fees paid by you to us.