Terms and Conditions

Acceptance of terms

This Agreement contains the terms and conditions that apply to your usage of LanguageTutors.ca (hereinafter "the Site") and related services. If you wish to use the Site or any related services (e.g., services offered by tutors), please read these terms of use thoroughly and carefully. BY ACCESSING THE SITE OR USING ANY PART OF THE SITE OR ANY CONTENT OR SERVICES HEREOF OR ADVERTIZED ON THE SITE, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS. If you do not agree to all the terms and conditions, then you may not access the Site or use the content or any services related to the Site.

Description of the service

LanguageTutors.ca is an online advertizing platform listing people from Canada and locations from around the world who provide or wish to provide independent private language tutoring services locally in their city/town and/or online (hereinafter 'tutors'). The information in the listings is as provided by tutors and may include tutor's description, photo, location and other information. Potential learners interested in paid language lessons can use the Site to find independent language tutors matching their requirements and send tutoring inquiries to tutors via a form on the Site.

LanguageTutors.ca is owned and operated by LEADGS MEDIA (hereinafter "The Company" or "We"), an internet marketing firm registered and located in BC, Canada. The tutors listed on the Site are NOT employers, contractors, partners or affiliates of the Company; they serve fully independently and in their own names as independent providers of tutoring services.

The Company actively promotes LanguageTutors.ca and its content online, thus helping independent tutors find more potential students. For the service, The Company charges a marketing fee which is included in public advertised tutoring rates shown on tutors' profiles.

Tutors

The Company accepts listings from people in Canada and worldwide who provide or willing to provide independent private language tutoring services. These can be professional language tutors or those who are confident that their language skills are sufficient to teach a language, e.g., native speakers.

A person who would like to be listed on the site is required to submit certain information which includes full name, contact information, city, information on the knowledge of language, education, experience, requested hourly rate, preferred teaching place, availability, optional photo, other information. Upon submission, their profiles shall be reviewed and, if approved, start to show up online in the related city and language categories of LanguageTutors.ca. The tutors shall be able to edit or update their information or photo via the Site admin zone by using login and password used during the registration.

The Company shall provide tutors with additional details, terms and conditions once it receives the first inquiry for services provided by the tutor.

A tutor may submit a profile removal request or put his/her tutoring profile on hold at any time either via his/her admin zone by contacting us via e-mail at info@languagetutors.ca.

Learners

People who consider hiring an independent language tutor (hereinafter 'Learners') can submit a tutoring inquiry describing their language needs and other preferences by using the form on the Site. It can be an inquiry addressed to a particular tutor or a general tutoring inquiry in a specific city/town or online. The Company shall review the inquiry and forward it to the appropriate tutor, alone with learner's contact information. A tutor shall try to get in touch with the learner by using the contact details provided by the learner. If the requested tutor is unavailable or does not meet some learner's requirements, we can suggest the learner to consider some other tutors. We can further help establish an initial contact between a tutor and learner.

When an initial contact between a learner and tutor is established, they shall deal and communicate with each other directly without any involvment from The Company. This applies to all communication, discussion of all the details, arrangements related to the place and time for tutoring sessions, their frequency, payment arrangements, teaching methods used, specifics of particular tutoring sessions, etc. In particular, a learner is supposed to pay a tutor directly after each tutoring session or as agreed between parties.

The Company may e-mail learners to clarify some details to to request a tutor's review.

Privacy policy

Please visit https://www.languagetutors.ca/privacy-policy/ for more information about our Privacy Policy.

Links to other websites

LanguageTutors.ca may include links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse the website(s). We have no responsibility for the content of the linked website(s).

Age limitations

Our services are for persons 18 or more years old. By using any of the services on our web site, you certify that you are 18 years of age, or older. In cases where a parent is looking for a tutor for his/her child, he/she needs to send a proper request and take a due diligence when screening potential tutors, arranging or controlling lessons.

The Company cannot guarantee that each user is at least the required minimum age, nor does it accept responsibility or liability for any content, communication or other use or access of the Site and related services by persons under the age of 18 in violation of this Agreement. Also it is possible that other users (including unauthorized users, or "hackers") may post or transmit offensive or obscene materials on the Site and that you may be involuntarily exposed to such offensive and obscene materials. It also is remotely possible for others to obtain personal information about You due to Your use of the Site, and that the recipient may use such information to harass or injure You. The Company is not responsible for the use of any personal information that You disclose on the Site. Please carefully select the type of information that You post on the Site or release to others. The Company disclaims all liability, regardless of the form of action, for the acts or omissions of other users (including unauthorized users, or "hackers") of the Site or related services.

DISCLAIMERS

THE COMPANY (HEREINAFTER "WE") PROVIDES THE SERVICE ON AN "AS IS" BASIS AND GRANT NO WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESSED, IMPLIED, STATUTORY, IN ANY COMMUNICATION WITH OUR REPRESENTATIVES, OR US OR OTHERWISE WITH RESPECT TO THE SERVICE. WE SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIM ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. We do not warrant that Your use of the website or the services will be secure, uninterrupted, always available, or error-free, or will meet your requirements, or that any defects in the Service will be corrected. WE DISCLAIM LIABILITY FOR, AND NO WARRANTY IS MADE WITH RESPECT TO, CONNECTIVITY AND AVAILABILITY.IN NO EVENT WILL WE BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR INDIRECT DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF DATA, LOSS OF PROGRAMS, COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE SERVICES OR SERVICE INTERRUPTIONS) ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICE, EVEN IF WE OR OUR AGENTS OR REPRESENTATIVES KNOW OR HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, OR TO ANY PERSON OTHER THAN YOU.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

WE BRIEFLY REVIEW DATA PROVIDED BY TUTORS WHEN SUBMITTING A LISTING AND REQUESTS SUBMITTED BY POTENTIAL LEARNERS. HOWEVER: WE DO NOT VERIFY IDENTITY OF USERS, VALIDITY OF ANY INFORMATION, DOCUMENTS OR CLAIMS, MENTAL STATE OF USERS (TUTORS OR LEARNERS). WE ALSO DO NOT MAKE ANY KINDS OF BACKGROUND CHECKS OR MEET ANY TUTORS OR LEARNERS IN PERSON. THUS, IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO USE YOUR BEST JUDGEMENT AND BE REASONABLY CAREFUL WHEN COMMUNICATING WITH, MEETING OTHER PEOPLE OR ARRANGING LESSONS. EVEN WHEN WE RECOMMEND A TUTOR OR LEARNER BASED ON OUR PREVIOUS COMMUNICATION OR EXPERIENCE WITH THAT PERSON, IT IS YOUR FULL RESPONSIBILITY TO TALK TO HIM/HER, CHECK ANY INFORMATION OR DATA YOU DEEM REASONABLE AND DECIDE IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO ARRANGE LESSONS WITH HIM/HER OR NOT.

BY USING THE SITE, YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT ANY LEGAL REMEDY OR LIABILITY THAT YOU SEEK TO OBTAIN FOR ACTIONS OR OMISSIONS OF ANY PEOPLE (E.G., TUTORS OR LEARNERS) OR OTHER THIRD PARTIES YOU MEET OR COMMUNICATE WITH AS A DIRECT OR INDERECT RESULT OF USING THE SITE WILL BE LIMITED TO A CLAIM AGAINST THOSE PARTICULAR PEOPLE OR OTHER THIRD PARTIES. YOU AGREE NOT TO ATTEMPT TO IMPOSE LIABILITY ON OR SEEK ANY LEGAL REMEDY FROM LEADGS MEDIA / LANGUAGETUTORS.CA OR THEIR OFFICERS WITH RESPECT TO SUCH ACTIONS OR OMISSIONS.

IN NO EVENT WILL WE BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DAMAGES, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL AND/OR CONSEQUENTIAL, ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF THIS SERVICE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, TO DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF COMMUNICATING AND/OR MEETING WITH OTHER PEOPLE (TUTORS, LEARNERS, ANY OTHER RELATED PARTIES) USING THIS SERVICE, OR INTRODUCED TO YOU VIA THIS SERVICE. SUCH DAMAGES INCLUDE, WITHOUT LIMITATION, PHYSICAL DAMAGES, FINANCIAL DAMAGES, BODILY INJURY AND OR EMOTIONAL DISTRESS AND DISCOMFORT.

Governing law and jurisdiction

All matters relating to your access to or use of the LanguageTutors.ca website, its content, any related services, the terms and relationship between you and the Company shall be governed in all respects by the laws of the Province of British Columbia, Canada and the laws of Canada, notwithstanding conflict of laws principles which might otherwise apply. You agree that any claim or dispute you may have against the Company must be resolved by a court located in British Columbia, Canada. You agree to submit to the personal jurisdiction of the courts located within British Columbia, Canada for the purpose of litigating all such claims or disputes. YOU HEREBY WAIVE ANY AND ALL JURISDICTIONAL AND VENUE DEFENSES OTHERWISE AVAILABLE.

Governing language

The Terms & Conditions as well as any additional legal documents on the Site are drawn up in the English language and may be translated into any language other than English, but the English text will in any event prevail.

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