Terms of Use

Effective as of 1st August 2009

Welcome to Aladdin Schools!  We value your content and will take good care of it.  It is important that you read and agree with these Terms of Use (“Terms”) which govern your access to this Website and set out the terms and conditions under which we deliver our Services.

By accessing or browsing the Aladdin Schools website (www.aladdin.ie and related sites) (the "Website"), by using any of the Services available from Aladdin Schools as a visitor, free- or paid- subscriber, you agree to be bound by these Terms and all Aladdin Schools policies and guidelines.  If you do not agree to these Terms, do not use the Website or Services.

Aladdin Schools reserves the right to amend or change these Terms or any other company policy or guideline at any time.  These Terms, policies and guidelines should be reviewed regularly by you, since your continued use of the Website, software or Service constitutes your acceptance of such Terms, policies and guidelines.

Definitions

As used in these Terms and Conditions of Use:

"Aladdin Schools," "we," "us," or "our"

mean Aladdin Schools and its subsidiaries and affiliates;

"you," "your" or "yourself" 

refers to the individual or legal entity accessing the Website and registering for or using the Services;

"Services" or "Service"

means School Administration services, Aladdin Schools software, and any other products or services provided by Aladdin Schools or its authorised agents, distributors, and licensees;

"computer"

 

means a desktop or laptop computer, network device, and any storage device attached to them in any fashion;

"personal information"

means information concerning yourself that you may provide at the time of registration or otherwise, such as name, physical location or address, IP address, e-mail address, gender, year of birth, and postal code.

 Registering with Aladdin Schools

You are required to register and create an account in order avail of a free or subscription account. 

You must provide an accurate email address, and you must maintain accurate account information in the event that Aladdin Schools needs to send important communications regarding the Service and updates.  You also agree to comply with all applicable laws and regulations.

Any information you give to us is bound by our privacy policy which can be reviewed at www.aladdin.ie/privacy.  

Service Delivery and Usage

While Aladdin Schools makes every reasonable endeavour to make the Services available at all times, Aladdin Schools does not guarantee the Services and is under no obligation to provide you with maintenance, technical support or updates for the Services. 

Aladdin Schools reserves the right to suspend your account if your use of the Services negatively impacts on the operation of our Services or the use of our Services by other users. 

You shall not use the Service in any manner that interferes with or disrupts the Service or is intended to do so.

Aladdin Schools should not be used to support any high-risk activity.

Service Performance

In order to properly utilise the Service, you need a broadband connection.  Aladdin Schools is not liable for local broadband failures, modem issues or other related faults. 

We make no warranty that any particular computer or other device will be compatible or function with the Aladdin Schools software and Services. We may modify the system requirements for Aladdin Schools at any time.

Service Suspension

In the unlikely event that the Aladdin Schools Service is suspended for a continuous period exceeding 48 hours, the term of your subscription will be extended by an equivalent period, rounded up to the nearest day.  Aladdin Schools will have no liability to you for any loss, interruption, discontinuance or unavailability of its Services for any reason, or for any loss of, or inability to access any content

Termination of the Aladdin Schools Service

Aladdin Schools reserves the right at any time, in its sole discretion and with 30 days notice, to suspend, change, permanently withdraw or cancel any or all of its Services. 

If Aladdin Schools permanently terminates or discontinues all or any part of the Service for which you subscribe, we will terminate your subscription plan and refund you any unused full calendar months of your term.  Notwithstanding this commitment, Aladdin Schools will have no further liability to you. 

Third Party Access to your content

Aladdin Schools will only access and disclose information from your account in response to legitimate governmental requests, subpoenas or court orders or to protect Aladdin Schools’s systems, customers and business.  Such information may include, without limitation, user profile information, IP and traffic information, usage history, etc.  You are referred also to Aladdin Schools’ privacy policy for details on how your registration data will be handled by us.

You may not submit or transmit through this Website any content or material that:

a)      violates or infringes the proprietary rights of others including, without limitation, patent, trademark, or copyright rights;

b)      is abusive, harassing, threatening, defamatory, libellous, unlawful, deceptive, fraudulent, or otherwise infringes the legal rights of others;

c)      victimises, harasses, degrades, or intimidates an individual or group of individuals on the basis of religion, gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, age, or disability;

d)      is obscene or immoral, as solely determined by Aladdin Schools;

e)      impersonates any person, business or entity, or misrepresents your own identity;

f)       contains viruses, worms or corrupted files or any other computer code, files or  similar programs that interrupt, damage or limit the operation of any computer software, hardware or telecommunications equipment;

g)      constitutes the sending of, either directly or indirectly, any unsolicited bulk e-mail or communications or unsolicited commercial e-mail or communications;

h)      harvests or otherwise collects personal information about others;

i)        encourages behaviour that would constitute a criminal offence, or that gives rise to civil liability;

j)        hinders the use of Aladdin Schools by any other person; or

k)      violates these Terms or any other policy posted on Aladdin Schools.

We may take any legal and technical remedies to prevent the violation of this provision and to enforce these Terms, including without limitation, immediate termination of your account or access to Aladdin Schools if we believe, at our discretion, that you are violating these Terms.

You agree to indemnify and hold us harmless against any and all liabilities, costs and expenses we may incur as a result of your submission or transmission through this Website of any material in breach of these Terms.

Privacy of User Information

If you obtain access to Aladdin Schools user information, you agree to use this information only as specifically authorised by Aladdin Schools to carry out the purpose for which the information was provided.  Under no circumstances may Aladdin Schools User Information be shared with any third parties whatsoever.  Similarly, any such data must be handled as provided for under the Aladdin Schools privacy policy which can be reviewed at www.aladdin.ie/privacy.  These provisions apply whether or not you have a current subscription to Aladdin Schools.

Aladdin Schools may also send you Service or Administration announcements.  Under your membership, you agree to accept these communications.  You may also be sent notice of special offers, promotions and company news.  You may opt out of receiving these communications at any time by emailing unsubscribe@aladdin.ie.

All feedback provided by users is the property of Aladdin Schools.

Copyright and License Provisions

You may not (a) resell any aspect of the Aladdin Schools Service, software or technology; (b) modify, reverse engineer or make any derivative use of any aspect or part of Aladdin Schools and its Service; (c) use any data mining, robots, data gathering or extraction methods; (d) download any portion of Aladdin Schools information or Service; or (e) make any use of Aladdin Schools’s site, Service, logos or materials other than for their intended purpose; save with the express prior written permission of Aladdin Schools.

Under these Terms, the software is licensed, not sold, to you for the intended purpose.  Aladdin Schools reserves all rights not expressly granted to you.  All right and title, including all intellectual property rights, in and to the Aladdin Schools software and Services, are owned by Aladdin Schools.

Aladdin Schools may terminate, at its sole discretion, subscriptions and/or accounts of those who are believed to be acting outside these Terms of Service.  Aladdin Schools also reserves the right to terminate subscriptions and/or accounts of those who infringe the intellectual property rights of others.

Aladdin Schools reserves the right to revoke any licenses at any time.

Account Security

Your account is accessible only through the username and password that you create on set-up.  It is your responsibility to maintain the confidentiality of your account access codes – both offline and online.  If you lose or forget your password, you can set up another one on the Aladdin Schools site.  You accept responsibility for all activity on your account.

We use reasonable security measures to protect your registration data and content.  We cannot, however, guarantee that our best efforts will prevent hackers from illegally accessing the site or its contents.   You agree to accept all risks of unauthorised access to any information you provide to Aladdin Schools and to notify us of any unauthorised or suspicious activity on your account.  We will have no liability to you for any unauthorized access or use, corruption, deletion, destruction or loss of any of your content

Trademarks

“Aladdin Schools” is a trademark of Aladdin Schools and is protected by law.  You may not copy or use the Aladdin Schools name or logo without the express prior written permission of Aladdin Schools.

Waiver

If we fail, at any time during the term, to insist upon strict performance of any of your obligations under these Terms, or if we fail to exercise any of the rights or remedies to which we are entitled under the Contract, this shall not constitute a waiver of such rights or remedies and shall not relieve you from compliance with such obligations.

A waiver by us of any default shall not constitute a waiver of any subsequent default.

No waiver by us of any of these Terms shall be effective unless it is expressly stated to be a waiver and is communicated to you in writing.

Severability

If any of these Terms are determined by any competent authority to be invalid, unlawful or unenforceable to any extent, such term, condition or provision will to that extent be severed from the remaining terms, conditions and provisions which will continue to be valid to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Disclaimer

While we endeavour to ensure that the information on the Website is correct, we do not warrant the accuracy and completeness of the material on the Website. We may make changes to the material on the Website, or to the products and prices described in it, at any time without notice. The material on the Website may be out of date, and we make no commitment to update such material.

The material on the Website is provided "as is", without any conditions, warranties or other terms of any kind.

Liability

Except to the extent otherwise expressly provided in this clause, Aladdin Schools will not be liable to any party for lost or for special, incidental, indirect, punitive, consequential or exemplary damages arising out of or in any manner connected with these Terms or the Service, regardless of the form of action and whether or not Aladdin Schools has been informed of, or otherwise might have anticipated, the possibility of such damages.

In any event, Aladdin Schools's liability to any party for any matter arising out of, or in any manner connected with, these Terms or the Services shall not exceed the aggregate amount of fees actually paid by such party to Aladdin Schools for the Services.

Nothing in these Terms shall exclude or limit the Company's liability for:

death or personal injury; or

fraud; or

any liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

Jurisdiction

Your use of the Aladdin Schools site and Services is subject to all appropriate local, state, national and international regulations and laws. 

These Terms shall be governed in accordance with the laws of Ireland.

Assignment

Aladdin Schools may assign any of its rights under these Terms to any subsidiary or entity that acquires any or all of the assets of Aladdin Schools or that acquires any or all of Aladdin Schools’s interests in the Services.  You understand that in the event of such a transaction, your personal information may be transferred under the terms outlined in our Privacy Policy which can be reviewed at www.aladdin.ie/privacy.