Terms & Conditions

Thank you for your interest in Mentor Books (“Mentor Books” or “We” or “Us”), which operates the web sites located at http://www.mentorbooks.ie and http://www.mentorbooks.ie/resources and related application programming interfaces (API’s), mobile applications and online services (the “Website”). The following Terms and Conditions are a legal contract between you (“You”) and Mentor Books regarding your use of the Website. Visitors and users of the Website are referred to individually as “User” and collectively as “Users”.

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User Account. In order to use certain features of the Website, You must register for an account. You may be asked to provide a password in connection with your account. YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR MAINTAINING THE CONFIDENTIALITY OF YOUR ACCOUNT AND PASSWORD, AND YOU AGREE TO ACCEPT RESPONSIBILITY FOR ALL ACTIVITIES THAT OCCUR UNDER YOUR ACCOUNT OR PASSWORD. YOU AGREE THAT THE INFORMATION YOU PROVIDE TO MENTOR BOOKS, WHETHER AT REGISTRATION OR AT ANY OTHER TIME, WILL BE TRUE, ACCURATE, CURRENT, AND COMPLETE. YOU ALSO AGREE THAT YOU WILL ENSURE THAT THIS INFORMATION IS KEPT ACCURATE AND UP-TO-DATE AT ALL TIMES. If You have reason to believe that your account is no longer secure (e.g., in the event of a loss, theft or unauthorized disclosure or use of your account ID or password), then You agree to immediately notify Mentor Books at info@mentorbooks.ie You may be liable for the losses incurred by Mentor Books or others due to any unauthorized use of your Website account.

Child User. IF YOU ARE A USER OF THE WEBSITE AND ARE UNDER THE AGE OF 13 (“CHILD USER”), YOU MAY NOT REGISTER AN ACCOUNT FOR THE WEBSITE WITHOUT CONSENT AND APPROVAL FROM YOUR LEGAL PARENT OR GUARDIAN. 

Proprietary Materials. The Website is owned and operated by Mentor Books. The visual interfaces, graphics, design, compilation, information, computer code (including source code or object code), software, services, content, educational videos and exercises, and all other elements of the Website (the “Website Materials”) are protected by Republic of Ireland and international copyright, patent, and trademark laws, international conventions, and other applicable laws governing intellectual property and proprietary rights. All Website Materials, and all trademarks, service marks, and trade names, contained on or available through the Website are owned by or licensed to Mentor Books and We reserves all rights therein and thereto not expressly granted by these Terms and Conditions.

Licensed Educational Content. Mentor Books may make available on the Website certain educational videos, exercises, and related supplementary materials that are owned by Mentor Books or its third-party licensors (the “Licensed Educational Content”). MENTOR BOOKS GRANTS TO YOU A NON-EXCLUSIVE, NON-TRANSFERABLE RIGHT TO ACCESS AND USE THE LICENSED EDUCATIONAL CONTENT AS MADE AVAILABLE ON THE WEBSITE BY MENTOR BOOKS SOLELY FOR YOUR PERSONAL, NON-COMMERCIAL PURPOSES. Unless expressly indicated on the Website that a particular item of Licensed Educational Content is made available to Users under alternate license terms, YOU MAY NOT DOWNLOAD, DISTRIBUTE, SELL, LEASE, MODIFY, OR OTHERWISE PROVIDE ACCESS TO THE LICENSED EDUCATIONAL CONTENT TO ANY THIRD PARTY. 

Third-Party Sites, Products and Services; Links. The Website may include links or references to other web sites or services (“Reference Sites”) solely as a convenience to Users. Mentor Books does not endorse any such Reference Sites or the information, materials, products, or services contained on or accessible through Reference Sites. ACCESS AND USE OF REFERENCE SITES, INCLUDING THE INFORMATION, MATERIALS, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES ON OR AVAILABLE THROUGH REFERENCE SITES IS SOLELY AT YOUR OWN RISK.

Non-Commercial Use. The Licensed Educational Content and Licensed Educational Code are intended for personal, non-commercial use only. THE LICENSED EDUCATIONAL CONTENT MAY NOT BE USED, DISTRIBUTED OR OTHERWISE EXPLOITED FOR ANY COMMERCIAL PURPOSE, COMMERCIAL ADVANTAGE OR PRIVATE MONETARY COMPENSATION, unless otherwise previously agreed in writing by Mentor Books. 

Prohibited Conduct. YOU AGREE NOT TO:

  • USE THE WEBSITE FOR ANY COMMERCIAL USE or purpose unless expressly permitted by Mentor Books in writing, it being understood that the Website and related services are intended for personal, non-commercial use only;
  • RENT, LEASE, LOAN, SELL, RESELL, SUBLICENSE, DISTRIBUTE OR OTHERWISE TRANSFER THE LICENSES FOR ANY WEBSITE MATERIALS;
  • POST, UPLOAD, OR DISTRIBUTE ANY DEFAMATORY, LIBELLOUS, OR INACCURATE USER CONTENT OR OTHER CONTENT;
  • POST, UPLOAD, OR DISTRIBUTE ANY USER CONTENT OR OTHER CONTENT THAT IS UNLAWFUL or that a reasonable person could deem to be objectionable, offensive, indecent, pornographic, harassing, threatening, embarrassing, distressing, vulgar, hateful, racially or ethnically offensive, or otherwise inappropriate; 
  • IMPERSONATE ANY PERSON OR ENTITY, falsely claim an affiliation with any person or entity, or access the Website accounts of others without permission, or perform any other fraudulent activity;
  • DELETE THE COPYRIGHT OR OTHER PROPRIETARY RIGHTS NOTICES ON THE WEBSITE OR ON ANY LICENSED EDUCATIONAL CONTENT OR USER CONTENT;
  • assert, or authorize, assist, or encourage any third party to assert, against Mentor Books or any of its affiliates or licensors any patent infringement or other intellectual property infringement claim regarding any Licensed Educational Content or User Content You have used, submitted, or otherwise made available on or through the Website;
  • MAKE UNSOLICITED OFFERS, ADVERTISEMENTS, PROPOSALS, OR SEND JUNK MAIL OR SPAM TO OTHER USERS OF THE WEBSITE (including, but not limited to, unsolicited advertising, promotional materials, or other solicitation material, bulk mailing of commercial advertising, chain mail, informational announcements, charity requests, and petitions for signatures);
  • USE THE WEBSITE FOR ANY ILLEGAL PURPOSE, or in violation of any national or international law, including, without limitation, laws governing intellectual property and other proprietary rights, and data protection and privacy;
  • DEFAME, HARASS, ABUSE, THREATEN OR DEFRAUD USERS OF THE WEBSITE, OR COLLECT, OR ATTEMPT TO COLLECT, PERSONAL INFORMATION ABOUT USERS OR THIRD PARTIES WITHOUT THEIR CONSENT;
  • REMOVE, CIRCUMVENT, DISABLE, DAMAGE OR OTHERWISE INTERFERE WITH SECURITY-RELATED FEATURES OF THE WEBSITE, LICENSED EDUCATIONAL CONTENT OR USER CONTENT, features that prevent or restrict use or copying of any content accessible through the Website, or features that enforce limitations on the use of the Website, Licensed Educational Content or User Content;
  • REVERSE ENGINEER, DECOMPILE, DISASSEMBLE OR OTHERWISE ATTEMPT TO DISCOVER THE SOURCE CODE OF THE WEBSITE OR ANY PART THEREOF, except and only to the extent that such activity is expressly permitted by applicable law notwithstanding this limitation; 
  • MODIFY, ADAPT, TRANSLATE OR CREATE DERIVATIVE WORKS BASED UPON THE WEBSITE OR ANY PART THEREOF, except and only to the extent expressly permitted by Mentor Books herein or to the extent the foregoing restriction is expressly prohibited by applicable law; or
  • INTENTIONALLY INTERFERE WITH OR DAMAGE OPERATION OF THE WEBSITE OR ANY USER’S ENJOYMENT OF IT, by any means, including without limitation by participation in any denial-of-service type attacks or by uploading or otherwise disseminating viruses, adware, spyware, worms, or other malicious code.

Indemnification. You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Mentor Books, its affiliated companies, contractors, employees, agents and its third-party suppliers, licensors, and partners from any claims, losses, damages, liabilities, and expenses (including legal fees and expenses), arising out of any use or misuse of the Website, any violation of the Terms and Conditions, or any breach of the representations, warranties, and covenants made herein, whether by You or by any Child User associated with you if you are a Parent User or Teacher. 

No Warranties. The Website, and all data, information, software, website materials, content, user content, reference sites, services, or applications made available in conjunction with or through the Website, are provided on an “AS IS,” “AS AVAILABLE,” and “WITH ALL FAULTS” basis. To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, Mentor Books, and its affiliates and licensors, DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS, WHETHER STATUTORY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by you from Mentor Books or through the Website will create any warranty not expressly stated herein. 

Content. MENTOR BOOKS AND ITS SUPPLIERS, LICENSORS, AND AFFILIATES, DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE WEBSITE OR ANY DATA, USER CONTENT, FUNCTIONS, OR ANY OTHER INFORMATION OFFERED ON OR THROUGH THE WEBSITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, OR FREE OF ERRORS, VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS, AND DO NOT WARRANT THAT ANY OF THE FOREGOING WILL BE CORRECTED.

Harm to Your Computer or Mobile Device. You understand and agree that your use, access, download, or otherwise obtaining of content, website materials, software, or data through the Website (including through any api’s) IS AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK, and that YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR PROPERTY (INCLUDING YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM) OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS THEREFROM. 

Limitation of Liability. Under no circumstances, including, but not limited to, negligence, will Mentor Books or its affiliates, contractors, employees, agents, or third-party partners, licensors, or suppliers be liable for any special, indirect, incidental, consequential, punitive, reliance, or exemplary damages (including without limitation damages arising from any unsuccessful court action or legal dispute, lost business, lost revenues or profits, loss of data, or any other pecuniary or non-pecuniary loss or damage of any nature whatsoever) arising out of or relating to the terms or your use of (or inability to use) the Website or any Reference Sites, or any other interactions with Mentor Books.

Limitation of Damages. In no event will Mentor Books’ or its affiliates’, contractors’, employees’, agents’, or third-party partners’, licensors’, or suppliers’ total liability to you for all damages, losses, and causes of action arising out of or relating to the terms or your use of the Website or your interaction with other website users (whether in contract, tort (including negligence), warranty, or otherwise), exceed the amount paid by you, if any, for accessing the website during the twelve months immediately preceding the date of the claim or ten euro, whichever is greater. 

Basis of the Bargain. You acknowledge and agree that Mentor Books has offered the Website and entered into the Terms and Conditions in reliance upon the disclaimers and the limitations of liability set forth herein, that the disclaimers and the limitations of liability set forth herein reflect a reasonable and fair allocation of risk between You and Mentor Books, and that the disclaimers and the limitations of liability set forth herein form an essential basis of the bargain between You and Mentor Books. MENTOR BOOKS WOULD NOT BE ABLE TO PROVIDE THE WEBSITE TO YOU ON AN ECONOMICALLY REASONABLE BASIS WITHOUT THESE LIMITATIONS.