The brand new online platform offering free phonics resources, activities and games for parents, educators and children!
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So that you may fully enjoy our Website, we would like you to be aware of the following rules that govern your use of the Website.
PLEASE READ THIS USER AGREEMENT CAREFULLY, AND IF YOU ARE UNDER THE AGE OF EIGHTEEN, MAKE SURE THAT YOUR PARENT OR LEGAL GUARDIAN READS AND AGREES WITH THIS AGREEMENT ON YOUR BEHALF. YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY ALL OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS USER AGREEMENT BY CLICKING THE “I ACCEPT” BUTTON. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO BE BOUND BY ALL OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS USER AGREEMENT, YOU ARE NOT PERMITTED TO USE OR ACCESS THIS WEBSITE.
This User Agreement (the “User Agreement”) is a contract between you and Blake Education and applies to all users of this Website. In this User Agreement “you” or “your” means any person or entity using this Website, provided that if such person is under 18 years of age or the age of majority in your jurisdiction, whichever is older (the “Age of Majority”), it also includes such person’s parent or legal guardian. Unless otherwise stated, “Phonics.com”, “we” or “our” refers to Phonics.com as part of Blake Education.
We may amend or supplement this User Agreement at any time. Please check this User Agreement each time you access and use this Website so that you will understand the terms applicable to your access and use of this Website. When we make changes to this User Agreement, we will notify you of the changes by posting the revised version on our Website and ask for your agreement to it at that time. If you do not agree to the amended User Agreement, you may not continue to access or use the Website.
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Some products, services, information and materials provided through this Website may be accessed and/or used by you without requiring registration (collectively, “Public Materials”).
Other products, services, information and materials provided by Phonics.com, require a “register your interest” in order to be accessed and/or used by you (collectively, “Member Materials”). There is no account; however these services will be accessed through email communication and/or mail. This User Agreement applies equally to the use and access of Public Materials and Member Materials.
All products, services, content, information displayed, performed or otherwise accessible through this Website, including, without limitation, Games, Public Materials, Member Materials, and downloadable products, together with all digital images contained on the website, Software (as defined below), designs, texts, databases, images, photographs, illustrations, audio clips, video clips, artwork, graphic material, animation, and any copyrightable and/or patentable elements, and the selection and arrangements thereof, and all trademarks, service marks, trade names, trade dress and patents, (collectively the “Phonics.com Materials”) are the property of Blake Education, its partners, affiliates, third party licensors and suppliers and/or any of their successors and assigns and are protected, without limitation, by copyright, trademark and patent laws throughout the world. Without limiting the generality of any other provisions of this User Agreement, the use of any Phonics.com Materials on any other website or networked computer environment is prohibited.
This User Agreement grants to you a limited license to access and use this Website, the Public Materials, for your personal, non-commercial use. You may print and retain a copy of pages of this Website only for your own personal, non-commercial use. Except as expressly provided above, you agree that no portion of this Website may be accessed, used, reproduced, duplicated, copied, or otherwise exploited by you for any other purpose, and nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring any other right. You may not use the Phonics.com Materials in a manner that suggests an association with any of our products. You may not make any modifications to any Phonics.com Materials other than as expressly permitted by us.
Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, you agree that you shall not: (i) download or copy any Website pages, except as may occur through the normal caching function of your browser and except to print and retain a copy of the pages of this Website for your own personal, non-commercial use; (ii) download or copy Website information for the commercial benefit of you or a third party; (iii) make any resale or commercial use of this Website or the Phonics.com Materials; (iv) publish any collection or compilation of any product listings, descriptions, or prices; (v) create any derivative work of this Website or its contents; (vi) use any data mining tools, robots, or similar data-gathering and extraction devices with respect to this Website and the information contained thereon; (vii) frame or use framing techniques to enclose any trademark, logo, trade name or other content (including images, text, page layout, or form) of Phonics.com, Blake Education; or (viii) use any meta tags or any other “hidden text” utilizing the trademarks, logos, trade names or content of Phonics.com, Blake Education or its licensors. (ix) Send or store infringing, obscene, threatening, or otherwise unlawful or tortious material that is harmful to children, or violates third party privacy rights.
If you download, access or use software from this Website, the software, including any files, codes, images, and audio clips incorporated in or generated by the software, and data accompanying the software (the “Software”) are licensed to you for your personal, non-commercial use as a personal, non-exclusive, non-assignable, non-transferable license. Blake Education keeps full and complete title to the Software and all intellectual property rights therein. You may not redistribute, sell, lend, disassemble or otherwise render the Software. Any unauthorized or prohibited use may subject you to civil liability and criminal prosecution under applicable laws.
Blake Education has the right to vary, modify, change or discontinue: (i) any feature or function offered on this Website; (ii) any part or all of this Website, including hours of availability; and (iii) to restrict access to parts or all of this Website from time to time with or without notice to you. Blake Education (Phonics.com) may make available and upgrade this Website on the same terms and conditions as this User Agreement and any such upgrades will form part of this Website. In order to obtain and access parts of this Website, including upgrades, you may be required, at your own cost, to install specific software on your computer. To make the experience on this Website more enjoyable, you will need, at a minimum, a high speed Broadband Internet service, Windows: Internet Explorer 9, Firefox 4 or Google Chrome 14, Mac: Safari 5.1, Firefox 4 or Google Chrome 14, Screen Resolution : 1024x768, Flash Player: 10.56+. These requirements may change and such changes will be posted on this Website.
Downloadable PDFS, SoundCards, Worksheets & Games may only be used by the Authorised User and the Authorised User and the Authorised User’s students, but only in conjunction with classes taken by the Authorised User.
The Authorised User may view and interact with the product, copy the product to back up or install it, display the product on an interactive whiteboard or through a projector to the Authorised User’s own students and make other copies of the Product, including printed copies, in accordance with Copyright Agency Limited’s payments preserved Terms and Conditions.
For clarity, except as provided above, this licence does not authorise the Authorised User to modify the product, make other copies of the product, including printed copies, over and above Copyright Agency Limited’s payments preserved Terms and Conditions (see below for full details), copy the Product onto any computer network (including any Learning Management System or portal site, incorporate parts of the Product into other presentations or onto other devices for distribution, make the product available to others , use the product or parts of the product in any presentation outside of the Authorised User’s own classes within their own educational institution and copy the product into a different format than that provided.
Copyright Agency Limited & the statutory licence:
The Authorised User may be able to rely on provisions in the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth) to use this Product in some of the ways listed in the green box. For example, under Part VB of that Act, a person may use a “reasonable portion” of a textual work for educational purposes, and all of an image (such as an illustration or photo) that illustrates or accompanies text that is being used.
This licence does not extend to any use that is permitted by Part VB or any other provision in the Act (as these uses are already permitted by legislation). This licence does grant such additional rights as are necessary for the Authorised User to use this Product in any of the ways listed in the green box in the Summary of this licence.
Amongst other things, this means you will need to ensure that copying or communication of the materials in this Product are included in any survey or other record forms provided to Copyright Agency Limited (including any you may need to fill in during an Electronic Use Scheme survey), and the Publisher or other rights holder may be entitled to receive income for such use, to the extent that that use is covered by the Act and not this licence. The amount of the Fee takes this into account and does not include a component for uses covered by the Act.
The Website is provided by Blake Education and is intended to be used in a safe and enjoyable fashion. You are responsible for the content of any material you enter on this Website. Users of this Website must not:
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