Terms of Use

Overview

This Terms of Use Agreement (the "Agreement") sets forth the terms and conditions that apply to your use of the Website and all services offered by TalkEngClub.com. By completing the registration process you are indicating that you agree to be bound by all of the terms in this Agreement. Please print and keep a copy of this Agreement for your records.

We reserve the right to change or modify the terms and conditions applicable to you at any time. Such changes will become effective upon notification, which we may effect by sending you notice by email and posting a revised Agreement on this website, which you can access at any time using the 'Terms of Use' link. Your use of our service after notification of such a change has been sent shall be deemed to constitute acceptance by you of any such changes, modifications, additions or deletions. You agree to review this Agreement periodically to be aware of any such revisions.

 

User Agreement

This Agreement constitutes your agreement with TalkEngClub.com with respect to your use of the Service. You must agree to abide by all of the terms and conditions contained in this Agreement in order to become or remain an authorized user of the Service.

 

Copyright Notice

All the information and materials provided on TalkEngClub.com are the property of Leung's Education Limited or our partners. You agree not to modify, copy or distribute any such information in any manner whatsoever without having first received the written permission of the owner of such information.

 

Description of Service

TalkEngClub.com provides online 1-to-1 English lessons with qualified English teachers through the telecommunications application software Skype. In order to use our service effectively, you are required to pay through the online payment gateways provided by us based on our payment plans. Currently, we offer one lesson for free immediately after your registration. We reserve the rights to make any changes to our payment plans in the future. All the payment plans posted online are the updated ones. For more details about the paid features of our services and the Code of Conduct, please go to the 'Paid Features' section and the 'Code of Conduct' section.

Before the use of our service, you should prepare all the required hardware and software including the installation of the software Skype, account registration with Skype, having an internet connection at an appropriate speed, a functional microphone, a web camera and a computer/laptop. TalkEngClub.com is not responsible for your expenses on these items which are outside the scope of our service.

In addition to the online lessons, TalkEngClub.com may provide course materials in the form of text, audio files or links to other external online resources. TalkEngClub.com does not take responsibility for any improper usage of any materials provided in the TalkEngClub.com website. If a user is unclear or unsure about any materials, they are encouraged to ask for clarity through emails. TalkEngClub.com is also not responsible for the availability of the external Links or their contents. We suggest that you review the terms of use and privacy statements of such external links prior to using them.

Although there is no profanity on any of the lessons, some of the subjects and dialogs may be inappropriate for children.

 

About the paid Features

You are required to read the following conditions before making any payment to our service:

  • 1:- We do not store any credit card details and your monthly payment plan is not automatically renewed. We do store the transaction records between us.
  • 2:- The activation of a subscription on a member's account occurs as soon as, or a few moments after, a valid transaction has been completed (successful online transaction).
  • 3:- Various online payment gateways are available through our website and you are free to choose anyone of them to make your payment. We do not accept payment methods other than the ones posted on our website.
  • 4:- As stated in the previous section, we reserve the rights to make any amendment to our payment plans at any time. The payment plans posted on our website are the updated ones. Currently we are offering one lesson for free right after your registration.
  • 5:- If we amend our payment plans within one month of your subscription to our services, your subscription will still contain the original features provided to you before the amendment made by us.
  • 6:- It is your responsibility to make sure that you take all the lessons provided to you before the subscription expires. We will not compensate for the lessons that are not taken by you if you fail to complete all lessons provided in the monthly package.
  • 7:- We will not give you any refund if you decide to stop using our service before the subscription expires.
 

Code Of Conduct

You agree to use the Service in accordance with the following Code of Conduct:

  • 1:- After booking for a time slot of the teacher you choose, you are advised to follow the schedule without making any further changes to your booking. You should login to Skype and wait for the call from the teacher at least 5 minutes before the start of the classes. We will not compensate for the loss of the minutes in a lesson if you do not take the lessons punctually.
  • 2:- You should make sure all your hardware and software work properly. If our services (the online lessons) are interrupted due to your lack of preparation, no matter intentionally or unintentionally, then we are not held responsible and no compensation will be offered to you.
  • 3:- All the exchanges between you and the teachers are through the means of video lessons on skype. You are prohibited from exchanging information with the teachers through other mediums.
  • 4:- You are not allowed to pay for our services through other channels. All the payments to our services have to be made through the online payment gateways provided on our websites. Otherwise, we do not guarantee the quality of our services and do not compensate for any financial loss on your side.
  • 5:- You are asked to report to us by emails as soon as possible if there is any issue arising from our services.
  • 6:- You will not use a third-party application such as a mobile smart phone application, social media or other Web page widget, or any other such mobile, social media, Web, or desktop application to access the Service, except where such application is either provided by us or endorsed by us. Such restriction shall not apply to a browser application which merely displays the pages of the Service in their entirety without modification or reformulation of content.
  • 7:- Our services are offered to help you learn English. You are not allowed to use our services for purposes other than learning English.
 

Termination of access to our services

We may, in our sole discretion, terminate or suspend your access to all or part of the Service at any time, with a written notice by email, for any reason related to the breach of this Agreement

In the case we are forced to terminate your access while you are still under paid subscription, we will not make any refund to you.

 

Notification of changes

If you make changes to your contact information (Skype ID, or your email address), then you should inform us as soon as possible.

 

Security

Your account is private and should not be used by anyone other than you. You are responsible for all usage or activity on the Service by users using your password, including but not limited to the use of your password by any third party.

 

Indemnity

You hereby agree to indemnify, defend and hold TalkEngClub.com harmless and all officers, directors, owners, agents, information providers, affiliates, licensors and licensees (collectively, the 'Indemnified Parties') from and against any and all liability and costs, including, without limitation, reasonable attorneys' fees, incurred by the Indemnified Parties in connection with any claim arising out of any breach by you of this Agreement or the foregoing representation, warranties and covenants. You shall cooperate fully as required in the defense of any such claim. TalkEngClub.com reserves the right, at its own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter subject to indemnification by you.

 

Miscellaneous

This Agreement represents the entire agreement between you and TalkEngClub.com regarding the use of our Service and supersedes any other agreement or understanding on the subject matter. This Agreement, your rights and obligations, and all actions contemplated by this Agreement shall be governed by the laws of Hong Kong. As a condition of using the Service, each user agrees that any and all disputes and causes of action arising out of or connected with TalkEngClub.com, shall be resolved through arbitration, with such arbitration to be held in Hong Kong.

Additionally, except where prohibited by law, as a condition of using the Service, you agree that any and all disputes and causes of action arising out of or connected to our services shall be resolved individually, without resorting to any form of class action. You also agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising from or related to the use of the Service must be filed within one year after such claim or cause of action arose. The failure of either party to exercise, in any respect, any right provided for herein shall not be deemed a waiver of any further rights hereunder.

If any provision of this Agreement is found to be unenforceable or invalid, that provision shall be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary so that this agreement shall otherwise remain in full force and effect and be enforceable. This Agreement is not assignable or transferable without the prior written consent of TalkengClub.com. TalkengClub.com may assign this Agreement in whole or in part. No agency, partnership, joint venture, or employment is created as a result of this Agreement. Headings are for convenience only and have no legal and contractual effect. All notices under this Agreement shall be in writing and shall be deemed to have been duly given when receipt is electronically confirmed, if transmitted by facsimile or email or upon receipt, if sent by certified or registered mail, a return receipt requested.