Tree Campus is a digital platform that facilitates easy learning for all. Tree Campus offers free online courses on spoken English to improve your English Communication skills. All the content (includes text, graphics, images, music, audio, video, information or other materials) that we provide will be original and we have the complete ownership of it. Please read our terms and conditions very carefully before you start using our website, application, services and products. Go through it and make sure that it is agreeable to you. If you do not agree with the terms of this Policy, do not use our website, application , products or make use of any of our services.
Any person under the age of 13 is not allowed to register without the consent from their legal guardian. The website and application will not be available to the users who were previously removed or suspended from them. By clicking the ‘I agree’ button at the end, you confirm that you are having the legal age of consent to open an account on our website under the laws of the country where you live or your use of our website and application has been approved by your legal guardian or by your school personnel for school use. We cannot guarantee the correctness of the information provided by the users, including any user’s claim to be a legal guardian and Tree Campus is not obligated to verify the personal details of any user or other parties during the registration process. If you are a school personnel and you create an account for a child user or a student, you declare that you have received consent from the child user’s legal parent or guardian.
Creating an Account
To create an account on our website, you will have to create a password. Maintaining the confidentiality of your account will be your responsibility. You will also be responsible for all the activities that happen under your account. If you feel that your account is no longer secure (in case of theft or loss or unauthorized disclosure), you should immediately contact us.
Deleting an Account
As a legal guardian, if you created a Child account on our website or application and have a Parent user account associated with the Child account, you can terminate your Child’s login account through the account profile, or by contacting our customer support team. We will have to verify your identity before taking any action with respect to the account. Parents of Students who are using School Accounts created and managed by a school personnel will first need to contact the child’s school and ask for termination. School personnel can delete the school account but prior to termination of School Accounts at the direction of School Personnel, Tree Campus will contact the child users or their legal guardians and will try to help them establish and maintain a personal account so that they can retain the educational content and other user content which was provided or owned by users under these terms.
Limitations on use
The materials and content on the website or application are only for your personal use and not for the commercial exploitation. You are restricted and not allowed to rent , loan, sell, decompile, sublicense, reverse engineer or create duplicate or derivative works from our website or application or any of our services.
Intellectual Property Rights
These are the rights that protect the original works and content of the real creators. You agree that the content on our website, application and services is protected by applicable copyrights, trademarks, patents and other proprietary rights and laws.
Tree Campus gives its users the license to download and install a copy of our application on each mobile device or computer that you own or control. You are allowed to run the application only for your own personal use.
User provided information
Personal Information, Sensitive Personal Information and Associated Information (each as individually defined under the Information Technology Rules, 2011 (the ‘Data Protection Rules’) shall collectively be referred to as ‘Information’ in the given agreement. The Tree Campus website or application obtains the user information you provide when you register for our services. This information will include the name, age, email address, location, phone number, password and the educational details of the ward. It also includes information you provide us when you contact us for help and the information you enter into our website or application while interacting with us and also while participating in the online test series. This collected information will be used by us to contact you from time to time.
Using your personal information
The information that has been collected will be used for research purposes. It will be used to analyse trends and understand the behaviour, method of learning and the movements of the users. This information will be used to improve the user’s learning experience. Tree Campus will never sell, trade or share the information provided by the users unless, we have been granted permission by you either in writing or electronically to do so. The statistics that Tree Campus provides about the customers once in a while will be in an aggregate form and it will not contain any personal information of the users.
Disclosure of Information
Tree Campus has the right to disclose user information if it is required by law. If we believe that disclosure is necessary for the safety of other users and the company itself, we will proceed with it. The personal information will also be revealed to investigate fraud, address security or technical issues or respond to a government petition. Certain third-party service providers will also have access to it but it will only be used to improve user experience.
Access to your personal information
The users will be allowed to edit and update their personal information by logging in to their account. If the login credentials match, we will not differentiate between who is using the website, application and services.
The content that we provide maybe in the form of text, image, video or audio. The ownership of all such materials belong to Tree Campus. The users are only allowed to use it for personal and non-commercial purposes. If you try to copy, rent, sell or share our content, that will be considered as infringement.
Although the classes are freely available online at Tree Campus website and application, users restricted from copying, publishing, distributing and using any text, video or audio for commercial or non-commercial purposes. All the content provided through our website and application are protected. Tree Campus respects copyright law and expects its users also to respect and obey it. It is our policy to terminate in appropriate circumstances the Tree Campus accounts of users who violates this law and tries to get involved in infringement activities.
Tree Campus will provide the users a list of various online courses and the details of each course including the subject, topic, number of lessons, mode of conduct and the timing of each class. We will also list the rules and regulations on our website and application. The placement of the course listings in the search results will depend on various factors including, but not limited to, student’s interests and ratings. Users will be able to view the courses using our website and application based on the information provided in the course listing, student’s requirement and student’s search parameters and interests. Tree Campus has no responsibility for a user’s compliance with any agreements with third parties, applicable laws, rules and regulations. We have the right to remove or disable access to any user with or without prior notice. This may happen when the user violates our terms and conditions.
If you are a tutor on Tree Campus, you agree that your relationship with us is restricted to being a member and an independent third-party contractor. You are not considered as an employee, agent, joint-venturer or partner of Tree Campus. We will not control your offline activities and as a member you are not allowed to create a false impression (like you are our partner or employee). You are also not allowed to use any of our intellectual property in an inappropriate way. Any member who wants to enrol for courses will have to upload few personal information.
While using the Tree Campus website or application, you agree that you will not violate any local, state or national law or regulation or any order of a court. You also agree to not:
- Copy, store and share the content of our website and application.
- Engage in disputes with other users of our service or harass them.
- Promote discrimination, racism, hatred, harassment or harm against any individual or community.
- Enrol or request any member to join third-party services, websites or applications (including the services that are competitive to Tree Campus) without our written approval or written consent.
- Try to create a duplicate of our website or reverse engineer our website , application and services.
- Remove or cause damage to the measures taken by us to ensure the security of our content and users.
- Create two accounts on the website unless you are a legal guardian or a school staff.
Strict action will be taken if you violate the terms and conditions mentioned by Tree Campus.
If you find a user behaving in an unacceptable and improper way ( includes offensive, violent or sexually inappropriate behaviour), report that user to the appropriate authorities and file a complaint. Then, contact Tree Campus with your police station details and report number and that user will be denied access to the website, application and services if found to have committed the crime mentioned.
By using the Tree Campus website, application and services, you agree that any legal remedy or liability that you want to obtain for actions of other users or third parties will be limited to a claim against the particular user or third parties who caused you harm or loss. You agree not to attempt to impose liability on or seek any legal remedy from Tree Campus with respect to such actions.
Child Safety Policy
The child safety policy is applicable to:
- All the employees of Tree Campus.
- Every person ( includes volunteers ) and organization that works with Tree Campus even if it is for a limited period of time.
- The legal parents and guardians and children who’ve enrolled in our courses.
The people and organizations that fall under these categories are expected to behave in certain ways like:
- Giving the children enough attention and also listening to their opinions and views.
- Treating all the children equally and with a non-judgemental attitude.
- Using appropriate language and behaviour while interacting with the users.
- Providing the children ample freedom so that they are able to express, share and communicate properly.
- Asking for permission from the legal parent or guardian before taking photos and videos of the child users.
- Safeguarding the information of the children and their guardians.
- Making age appropriate and culturally appropriate content for the classes.
The inappropriate and banned behaviour and actions include:
- Mental or physical abuse and sexually inappropriate behaviour towards the child users.
- Encouraging the children to use alcohol, drugs or any other intoxicating substance.
- Sharing materials with children that involves pornography, violence, crime, racism, sexism or any other inappropriate content.
- Using inappropriate language and behaviour while communicating with the users.
Tree Campus permits the users to link their personal accounts with their school accounts. If two accounts are linked, then they are not actually two separately functioning accounts. They permit access to a singular Tree Campus account using more than one account interface or set of access credentials. Any user with access to one of these accounts will be able to view the user’s learning activity that is generated during or outside of the school use. Linked accounts are very beneficial as it helps the school staff to have a clear understanding of the student’s progress (student who use the website for both personal and school use) and learning pattern. The separation of the accounts that are once linked will not be possible. If the school account linked with the personal account gets terminated, the user’s learning activity will be available through the personal account.
We may send cookies (small files containing a string of characters) to your system, thereby uniquely identifying your browser. Cookies are useful as they track your interests and preferences, help you to login faster and also helps in getting an idea about the user trends. The information collected in this way is used to improve our services, such as providing more materials in areas of greater interest to the majority of users. Most of the browsers are initially set to accept cookies but you can change this and refuse all cookies or set your browser to indicate whenever a cookie is being sent. If cookies are disabled, some of our features or services may not function well.
Links will be presented in a way that it enables us to keep track of whether these links are being followed. This information is used to provide better customized content to the users. When you click on a link, it might take you to sites outside our domain. We are not responsible for the terms, conditions and privacy policies of other websites, applications and services. The users are encouraged to read carefully the privacy policies of every website (the ones they visit) that collects personal information. This terms and conditions apply only to the information collected by our website and application.
We may send you emails or contact you through phone (sms/call) to keep you informed about the new services of our company and its subsidiaries or other information that we feel might be interesting to you or useful to you.
Tree Campus operates its services in India. So, in order to access our website, application and services you will have to give consent for the collection, transmission, usage, storage and processing of the content and data in India. You will have to obey all the rules and regulations in the jurisdiction in which you reside or access the services from. For users under the age of 18, parental consent is needed if it is required in your jurisdiction to create an account for service and enter into these terms. Unless we have entered in to a separate, mutually executed written agreement with you that says otherwise, we do not confirm that our services are appropriate or available for use in jurisdictions outside India. The right to access and use our website, application and services is not granted in jurisdictions where it may be prohibited by law.
User Content and Ownership
Tree Campus may permit the users to post and publish notes, questions, comments, feedback, pictures, videos and other audio-visual materials. If such user content is published, Tree Campus does not guarantee any confidentiality with respect to any of the submissions. You will have all the ownership rights in any user content that you post or publish on our website or application. Tree Campus does not have any ownership on the user content. You are the one responsible for the consequences that might come up due to the posting or publishing of the user content.
Public Discussion Forums
We provide services like discussion forums on our website and application. When you post comments, messages, files, images on such platforms, it will be available to every user( that is, it will be in public domain). When you share such information on public discussion forums or during public interactions, it is completely at your own risk.
We will ask every user of our website, application and services to provide consent before giving out any information needed for the use of our website or application or other services. When you register with us, you are consenting to our way of collecting, storing, using and handling your information. All these activities will take place in our area of operation, India. If you live outside India, your information will be transferred, collected, used and stored according to the applicable data protection laws in India.
License Grant to Tree Campus
When you post or publish or submit user content in any form on or through our website, application or services, you permit Tree Campus a world-wide, transferable, non-exclusive, assignable, fully paid-up, royalty-free license to display, reproduce, share out, utilize , import and otherwise exploit your user content through any form of media. This license is everlasting and unalterable except to the extent required to adapt with Applicable Privacy Laws relating to ownership and control of your personal information including educational data. In the case of school accounts, you retain all the ownership rights you have in the user content to the extent such information is an education record.
License Grant to Users
You grant permission to any user of the website, application and services a non-exclusive license to access and use your user postings and user submissions in any way allowed or permitted by Tree Campus. Also, if you publish or post your user code, the other users are permitted to access, use, reproduce and distribute your user code. Our services might allow you to download applications or certain educational materials. Tree Campus grants you permission to download, install, view and make use of such downloadable content on devices owned and controlled by you, but such content should not be used for commercial purposes. You are also not allowed to modify or make changes to the downloadable content. Deleting, disabling, diassembling or hacking and thus causing damage to copyright protection or privacy and security settings that protect the downloadable content is also not allowed. You are not allowed to remove any copyright and other proprietary notices on the downloadable content.
Access to your User Content
Tree Campus will permit the users to share their user content with a certain group of selected people and also in public if the user wants that. Tree Campus will also provide certain features and options to keep your user content away from the public. But we do not completely guarantee that such user content will never be accessible to others. If we find an unauthorized access, we will try and use reasonable efforts to notify you. Tree Campus disclaims any liability with respect to unauthorised access to any restricted user content.
User Content Disclaimer
When you use the website, application and services of Tree Campus, you will be exposed to user content from various sources. This content may not be useful, accurate and appropriate. Tree Campus will not be responsible if the content is inaccurate, inappropriate, offensive or abusive. We do not endorse any form of user content and we disclaim any liability that comes in connection with the user content.
Our website and application have different products, features and services, so sometimes additional terms or product requirements may be needed for you to access such products, features and services. If additional terms are needed for the products, features or services you use, those additional terms become part of these terms and conditions.
Termination by Tree Campus
Tree Campus with reason or without reason, and without penalty, may suspend or terminate any account created on Tree Campus website or application or deny you the use of our services and remove all or any part of your account, user profile, and user content, at any time. Tree Campus can also discontinue providing services to you, with or without notice. The termination of your access to the services or the termination of your account can happen without prior notice. Any inappropriate, fraudulent or illegal behaviour will be referred to appropriate law enforcement authorities. We do not allow copyright, trademarks or other intellectual property infringement on our website, application or other services. If we observe something of this sort from your side, we will terminate your account and will also deny you access to any of our services.
Termination by you
If you are dissatisfied with our services or any of our terms and conditions or our guidelines and policies or any of the content that we provide, you may terminate the terms and your account.
Termination by School Personnel
School Personnel is allowed to terminate the use of our website, application and services with respect to the school accounts created by that school personnel. He or She can terminate it any time by contacting us but an institution may need satisfaction of certain requirements before the school personnel can terminate accounts created for school usage.
Termination by Parent or Legal guardian
A parent user who created a child account using our website or application and also have a parent account, can terminate the child’s login account though the account settings or by contacting our customer support team. We will have to verify your identity before terminating the account. In the case of parents of students who are using school accounts, you will have to contact the child’s school for the termination of the account.
If you are notified by Tree Campus more than twice for violating our rules and getting involved in infringement activities, you are considered a repeat infringer. Tree Campus has the right to terminate the account of a repeated infringer without notice. We will also end his or her entry and access to our website, application and all other services.
Services and Ownership
The content used during classes and the services are owned by Tree Campus. The graphics, design, information, source code and object code, educational videos, audios and exercises are all protected by the section 13 of the Copyright act 1957 and other laws governing intellectual property and proprietary rights. All service materials and information other than the user content provided and posted by the users are owned by or licensed to Tree Campus.
Licensed Educational Content
Tree Campus permits its users to access and utilize the licensed educational content made available on our website or application. But you are only allowed to use it for personal and non-commercial purposes. You are not allowed to download, sell, modify and share the educational content we provide, to any third party.
Harm to your Device
Tree Campus is not responsible for any damage caused to your device (computer, laptop, tablet or mobile phone) while or after using our website, application and services.
Tree Campus will not take the responsibility of the consequences that might come up due to your interaction with other users. We are not responsible for the actions taken and information posted by any other third-parties. If you engage in any online or offline dispute or argument with any other user, Tree Campus will not get involved in that matter. If you are having a dispute with one or more users, you release us from all the responsibilities and claims in connection to it.
Exclusion of Liability
The materials on our website and application are for your general information and personal use. It could change with or without notice. Neither we or any third-party group can guarantee you the accuracy of that content. You acknowledge that such materials may contain errors and inaccuracies and we exclude liability for any such error or inaccuracy to the fullest extent permitted by law.
Tree Campus and anyone involved in its working (includes affiliated companies, directors, contractors, officers, agents, third-party suppliers, licensors, partners) should not be blamed for any damage, loss or harm of any kind that has happened to you while using our website or application. You agree to defend and hold Tree Campus harmless during such situations. Such situations must have come up due to your misuse of the services or your violation of our terms and conditions or your failure to comply with the applicable laws. It could also be due to the infringement by you or any other third-party using your account. You agree to be on the side of Tree Campus and you also agree to cooperate with Tree Campus’s defence of any claims.
Notices or other form of communication permitted or required including the ones regarding changes made to the terms and conditions will be in writing and given by Tree Campus via email or as a post on the website or application.
If Tree Campus fails to exercise any of the rights or provisions mentioned in the terms, it will not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. Any waiver will be accepted and effective only if it is written and signed by Tree Campus.
The information and all the content that we provide through our website, application and other services is on an ‘as available’ or ‘with all faults’ basis. We disclaim all warranties and conditions of any type including, but not limited to, all the implied warranties of quality, availability, fitness for a specific purpose and for protecting copyrights.
Any kind of feedback that you provide regarding our website or application shall be deemed to be non-confidential. We may use such information on an unrestricted basis. When you send us a feedback, you warrant that it does not contain any personal or confidential information. Tree Campus is not under any obligation of confidentiality of the feedback. We will not provide any compensation or reimbursement of any kind for the feedback under any circumstances.
The Entire Agreement
Tree Campus has no liability of any nature for any losses caused from or in any way connected with any of the services provided by us. We are not responsible for failure or delay of the performance that has happened because of a reason out of our control. You are not allowed to assign or transfer these terms by operation of law or without Tree Campus’s written consent. We may assign or transfer these terms without any restriction. We have the right and authority to change or stop our services for a short term (temporarily) or permanently, with or without notice. You agree that we shall not be liable to you or any other third-parties if we cause any change to our services or if we suspend or discontinue our services. You have the responsibility of reviewing our terms and conditions from time to time to understand the updates or modifications. You are not allowed to duplicate, copy or sell any of the information that we provide( comes under intellectual property rights). If your post or give out information that violates any of our terms and conditions, we have the right to suspend or terminate your account and your access to our services in the coming future.