Last updated in June of 2014
1.2. The term "User" refers to the registered owner of the user account (§ 3.2.) within the Service.
1.3. The service offers users access to language training using specially developed lessons to help communicate with native speakers. All currently existing services at the moment, as well as any other which may be in development and/or the addition of any new services are subject to this Agreement.
1.4. These Regulations shall come into force upon the moment in which the User agrees to their terms in the manner prescribed by paragraph 7.1. in the Agreement.
1.6. The user must immediately stop using the Service in the case of which i2istudy has made any changes to this Agreement with which the user does not agree, in the manner prescribed by paragraph 7.1. of this Agreement.
2.1. The use of the service is provided free of charge and is intended solely for personal, noncommercial use, with the exception as provided in this Agreement.
2.2. The Service reserves the right not to serve any requests from users, web sites and programs that may violate any conditions of this Agreement.
2.3. The Service reserves the right and at its discretion it may restrict user access to the Service (or to certain features of the Service, if technologically feasible) using his or her account or completely blocking the user account due to repeated violation of this Agreement (in the case of which the user accesses the Service under a user account) or apply to the User other measures in order to comply with the requirements of the law or the rights and legitimate interests of third parties.
2.4. The service reserves the right to send its users messages of informative nature.
3.1.1. In order to use the service, the user will need a broadband Internet connection. The user must ensure the availability of equipment necessary in order to access the Internet or to have the capacity to communicate through it, such as headphones, microphones and webcams.
3.1.2. The software of the Service may use the computing power, memory and communication channels used by the user’s computer or mobile device solely for the purpose of providing the Service. If the User's use of the service depends on the CPU and computer communication channels owned or controlled by third parties, the User must obtain the consent of the relevant third parties.
3.1.3. From time to time it may be necessary to perform routine maintenance on the Service. In connection with this it may be necessary to temporarily suspend the service or partially limit or terminate the User's use of the Service until the completion of maintenance to the service. The user has no right to claim damages for such suspension or restriction of services available within the service.
3.2.1. Before the first use of the Service the user is prompted to create a user account either by specifying the email address and password, or using authentication data of third party providers to identify the user through its own account. Even if the user has registered an account with a third party, the user will be asked to specify a password for subsequent changes to the account. It is recommended that you use a password that is not simple to guess and that consists of letters, numbers and special characters.
3.2.2. The Use of the Service in its entirety can only be done through a user account. The User is fully responsible for all their actions performed during the use of the user’s account. In order to prevent unauthorized use, it is recommended to keep your password secret, do not disclose it to third parties and do not use it to access Web sites or third-party services. If you suspect that your password could be found by someone else, the user is strongly recommended to immediately change the password in order to protect the confidentiality of your user account.
3.2.3. You are allowed to use the Service for informational purposes only without using a user account, in which case, the user is given a limited set of functions.
3.3.1. The Service is not responsible for the content of the information exchange, which is conducted at the discretion of the user using the Service. By using the Service, the User agrees that any content posted by them can be obtained by a person with whom the user interacts with within the Service. The user is solely responsible to third parties for their actions related to the use of the Service, including, if such action would lead to a violation of the rights and legitimate interests of any third parties, as well as the compliance with the law while using the Service.
3.3.2. i2istudy reserves the right to verify the content sent between the users through the Service in order to ensure compliance with this Agreement. The Service may, in its discretion, block a user (for example, in order to prevent the sending of messages, as well as calls to other users, or any other means of communication) in order to protect the Service and the compliance with these Conditions.
3.3.3. When using the Service, the User does not reserve the right to:
18.104.22.168. upload, send, pass on, or in any other way post and/or distribute content which is unlawful, harmful, libelous, morally offensive in connection with(or which is propaganda of) violence and cruelty, violate intellectual property rights, promote hatred and/or discrimination against people on racial, ethnic, sexual, religious or social grounds, contain anything of an insulting nature to any persons or organizations, contain elements of (or which is propaganda of) pornography or child pornography, constitute an advertisement of (or a promotion of) services of a sexual nature (including any form of alluding to such types of services), discuss the procedure of manufacturing how to use or alluding to the use of narcotic substances or other analogues of substance abuse, explosives or other weapons;
22.214.171.124. violate the rights of third parties, including minors and/or to bring harm to minors in any way;
126.96.36.199. impersonate any person or act as a representative of any organization and/or community without sufficient rights to do so, including employees of i2istudy, as the site owner, and apply any other forms and methods of illegal representation of others within the network, as well as lead users or lead i2istudy employees into deception of any form about the properties and characteristics of any subjects or objects;
188.8.131.52. upload, send, share, or in any other way to post and/or distribute content, without possessing the rights to do so by law or any contractual relationship;
184.108.40.206. upload, send, share, or in any other way to post and/or distribute with the lack of specified permission of advertisements, spam (at the same time including searches), lists of e-mail addresses of others, any form of pyramid schemes, multi-level (network) marketing, systems of online get-rich-quick schemes and e-mail businesses, as well as the use of the Service in order to participate in these types of activities;
220.127.116.11. upload, send, share, or in any other way to post and/or distribute any material that contains viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer or telecommunications equipment or programs for unauthorized access, as well as serial numbers for commercial software products and programs for their generation, logins, passwords and other means to gain unauthorized access to sites on the Internet or offering paid resources on the Internet, as well as provide links to the given information above;
18.104.22.168. collect and store personal data of other persons in an unauthorized manner;
22.214.171.124. disrupt the normal operation of the website and mobile applications of the Service;
126.96.36.199. post links to network resources, use of the content of which is contrary to law;
188.8.131.52. promote actions in violation to the restrictions and prohibitions imposed by the Agreement;
184.108.40.206. otherwise violate the norms of the international law and legislation.
3.4.1. Upon reception of notice by i2istudy that any user in the system posted materials (hereinafter - User content) which are not legally accessible or infringe the rights of third parties, or if i2istudy for any reason wishes to remove User Content, i2istudy reserves the right for any reason to automatically remove such User Content immediately or when it sees fit.
3.4.2. Deleting User Content does not imply any admission of liability on the part of i2istudy in the breaching of any rights of third parties or from the forfeiting of any rights on the part of i2istudy, including the right to receive for damages incurred and the right to defend the interests of i2istudy, of which are expressly reserved to i2istudy.
3.4.3. The User acknowledges and agrees to the fact that i2istudy is not under any circumstances obliged to recover any deleted User Content.
3.4.4. If the User Content violates any variety of rights of others (including intellectual property rights), or if anyone is led to believe that the User Content is illegal, they may notify i2istudy about this via the feedback form. i2istudy reserves the right to verify the identity of circulating and claim additional information to verify the complaint. The User making the enquiry about the said issue assumes sole responsibility for the results of an application (including, but without the limitation to, removing or blocking User Content), and also takes note of and agrees that any complaint may be used in proceedings before the court. Providing false, misleading or inaccurate information may cause civil and criminal liability.
3.5.1. intercept, listen to, disrupt or interfere with any User in any way which is not intended for the exchange of information;
3.5.2. use any software code ("viruses", "Trojan horses", "worms", etc.) which are designed to distort, delete, imitate, damage or create a breach in the integrity of the operation of the Service and transmitted information;
3.5.3. distribute without the consent of the recipients of mass commercial oriented messages (also known as "spam”) which are prohibited by the relevant provisions of the law, or use the Service to carry out illegal acts, or impersonate yourself as another person;
3.5.4. send materials to other users, which is listed in detail in paragraph 3.3.3.;
3.5.5. use the Service in order to collect any private or identifying information, including data about other User accounts;
3.5.6. influence or attempt to influence the availability of services, in particular through attacks on the DOS (denial of service - Denial of Service) or DDoS (distributed denial of service - distributed denial of service);
3.5.7. use and launch any kind of automated systems, including but not limited to, "robots", "spiders", "off-line readers of the program", etc., in order to access the Service. The exceptions are reserved for the operators of public search engines using the following programs, "spiders” in order to copy materials from the Service for the purpose of creating public search index materials.
3.6.1. i2istudy cannot guarantee that the service will always work without errors, irregularities or delays. The quality of the information exchange and the use of the Service may be affected (including the cause of disruptions with in the information exchange) a variety of factors, including: the state of the local network, the presence a firewall, the characteristics of the internet service provider, the state of the public Internet connection, etc.
3.6.2. i2istudy is not responsible for any interruptions, disconnections or delays caused by a malfunction or the inadequacy of these components or other factors which i2istudy has no control over.
4.1. All elements that are available while using the Service, including design elements, text, graphics, illustrations, video, software, databases, music, sounds and other items (hereinafter - Content) are subject to the exclusive rights which are reserved to i2istudy and protected by law and agreements with regard to intellectual property.
4.2. Using the Content as well as with any other elements within i2istudy is possible only within i2istudy and cannot be used otherwise without the prior explicit permission of the copyright holder. By using the Content it is taken in consideration, including: reproduction, copying, processing or distribution of any kind, etc.
4.3. The User's use of the content and elements of i2istudy, as well as any other content for your own personal non-commercial use is permitted provided that all signs of copyright and related rights, trademarks, and other notices of authorship, save the name (or alias) of the author/copyright holder name remains unchanged, retaining the Contents in the corresponding unaltered state.
5.1. i2istudy may contain links to other sites on the Internet (third party sites) . These third parties and their content are not confirmed by i2istudy whether they comply with the following requirements (accuracy, completeness, legality, etc.). i2istudy is not responsible for any information or materials placed on the websites of third parties to which the user can access while using the service, including, for any of the opinions expressed or statements expressed on third party sites, advertisements, etc., as well as for the availability of such sites or the content and consequences of their use by the User.
5.2. Any Links (in any form) on any site, product, service, any commercial information or which are commercial in character on the Site, are not an endorsement or recommendation of the products (services activities) by i2istudy, except when it is an expressly stated resource by i2istudy.
6.1. The Service is provided "as is" and is used by the user's at the user’s own risk and without any warranties. i2istudy makes no guarantees or warranties or guarantees any kind of liability, express, implied or statutory under obligation of law, regarding quality assurance, performance, non-infringement, as well as the suitability for use for a specific purpose. Furthermore, i2istudy does not guarantee a constant readiness to work and maintain the availability of the Service, its smooth, timely, secure, error-free operation, as well as safe, complete and error-free transmission of information. i2istudy does not guarantee the availability of an Internet connection and the data transmission over the Internet, as well as the quality of communication which is performed by the software.
6.2. The User acknowledges and agrees to the fact that i2istudy assumes no liability, including contract and civil law, regardless of whether i2istudy is notified to the possibility of such loss or damage for any consequences of use of services which is provided free of charge. The sole remedy of the User in terms of problems or in the case of the unsatisfactory performance of the Service is the prompt rejection of the use of the Service.
6.3. i2istudy assumes in no way any liability, including contract and civil law, regardless of whether or not i2istudy is notified of the possibility of such loss or damage:
6.3.1. for any incidental, special, happen-stance or consequential damages;
6.3.2. for any loss of income, business, income (real or projected) and opportunities, as well as for damage to social or business reputation (both direct and indirect);
6.3.3. for any damage or data corruption (both direct and indirect).
6.4. Under no circumstances will the total liability of i2istudy in connection of loss of property of the User i2istudy under or in connection with these Terms (including contractual or civil liability) shall exceed, in the aggregate paid by the User for use of the Service in the 12 months preceding the date of the event resulting in a lawsuit, and in any case shall not exceed one hundred euros.
6.5. If any third party makes a claim against i2istudy in connection with a breach by the User of these Terms, or any breach by the User of existing laws or regulations, or infringement by the User of any third party rights (including any kind of intellectual property rights), or if a complaint is filed against the User with respect to any User Content; or as a result of the events listed in paragraph 7, the User agrees to protect i2istudy from any kind of responsibility and in addition agrees to reimburse all costs and losses, in order to pay any compensation claims and other expenses (including any reasonable legal costs in connection with the event) related to such claim.
7.1. This Agreement may be amended by i2istudy without any prior or specified notice, the new version of the Agreement shall come into force at the moment that it is posted on the Internet at www.i2istudy.com/agreement, unless otherwise provided in the new version of the Agreement. When posting changes to the Agreement, the date of update will also be updated to the latest revision date, which is indicated at the beginning of the document.
7.2. This Agreement is a contract between the User and i2istudy in relation to how to use the service in an orderly manner, and supersedes all prior agreements between the User and i2istudy.
7.3. This Agreement shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the law of the place of residence of the User. Any issues which are not covered by this Agreement shall be settled in accordance with the law of the place of residence of the User. Everywhere in the text of this Agreement, unless expressly stated otherwise, the term "law" is meant the law of the place of residence of the User.
7.4. This Agreement is not established between the user and i2istudy as an agency relationship, partnership relations in connection with a joint venture, relations of employment or any other kind of relations, which is not expressly provided for by the Agreement.
7.5. If for whatever reason any provision of this Agreement is declared invalid or unenforceable by judicial law, then such item (or portion thereof) is excluded from this Agreement, but with the remaining items retaining in full force of legality, validity and enforceability by law.
7.6. Lack of action by i2istudy in the case of the violation of the User, or other users, to item listed in the Agreement, does not preclude the right of i2istudy to take appropriate action in order to protect its interests later, and does not constitute a waiver on the part of i2istudy of their rights in case of subsequent similar or connected violations.
7.7. This Agreement has been made in the Russian and English languages. In case of any divergence from the Russian version of the Agreement and the Agreement version in another language, the provisions of the Russian-language version of this Agreement will take priority.