www.helix-learning.com is a site operated by Helix Service Management Services Limited trading as Helix Learning (we, our, us).
We are a limited company registered in England and Wales, company number 6007378, registered office 10 Warmington Gardens, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK15 9BP United Kingdom. Our VAT number is GB 907 1848 15.
Access to our site is allowed on a temporary basis; we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide on our site without notice (see below). We are not liable if for any reason our site is unavailable, at any time or for any period.
It may be a requirement for us to restrict access to some parts of our site, or our entire site, to users who have registered with us, at any time.
As the user of our site, you take responsibility for your access arrangements, and those of any others who use the site via your internet connection. This means you are responsible for ensuring they are aware of these terms and abide by them.
Accessing our site – access to any training portal
You are solely responsible for making sure you have sufficient and compatible hardware, software, telecommunications equipment and Internet service necessary for use of any training portal.
If you use a training portal, you agree to use at least the following minimum technology specification:
For Online Training:
• PC or Laptop running at least Windows XP or above, or alternatively a MAC computer; minimum specification of 128 MB (256MB recommended) RAM and a minimum of a 500MHz Processor.
• Minimum Screen Display Size of 15” (17” widescreen or above recommended).
• Headphones or speakers connected to your computer – to listen to video tutorials.
• A Web Browser (IE 8 and above or Firefox) with Adobe Flash Player installed. (Flash Player 10 recommended).
• A reliable Internet connection of at least 1 Mbps – to view video tutorials.
For Web Based Exams (in addition to the above):
• Any web cam with a minimum of 640×480 video pixel resolution – including both external and built-in web cams.
• A microphone connected to your computer
• Authority to install software on your computer
• A minimum internet connection speed of 0.350 Mbps.
Intellectual property rights
We are the owner or licensee of all intellectual property rights in our site, and in the material published on it unless otherwise stated. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.
We allow you to print one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our site for your personal reference and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to material posted on our site.
You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.
Our status and that of any identified contributors as the authors of material on our site must always be acknowledged.
You must not use any part of the materials on our site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.
Reliance on information posted
Commentary and other materials posted on our site are provided solely for the purpose of providing information about Helix Learning and its products and services.
Whilst we have taken reasonable care in the preparation of the contents of our site, our site and all its contents are provided on an “as is” basis. We do not warrant the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any information contained on our site.
We disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by any visitor to our site, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.
Our site is updated regularly, and may change the content at any time. If the need arises, we may suspend access to our site, or close it indefinitely.
Details of products and services posted on our site are subject to change without notice. All products and services are subject to availability.
By using our site, you understand and agree we are not responsible for the structure, content, format and associated costs of the official qualification scheme and therefore elements of the scheme including but not limited to exam formats and durations, exam proctoring rules and methods, exam costs, syllabus requirements and the contents of courses as defined within the official qualifications scheme may change from time to time. In such cases we will respond to all reasonable changes as necessary within a reasonable time.
To the extent permitted by law, we exclude all conditions, warranties, representations or other terms which may apply to our site or any content on it, whether express or implied.
We will not be liable to any user for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with:
• use of, or inability to use, our site; or
• use of or reliance on any content displayed on our site.
If you are a business user, please note that in particular, we will not be liable for:
• loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue;
• business interruption;
• loss of anticipated savings;
• loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; or
• any indirect or consequential loss or damage.
If you are a consumer user, please note that we only provide our site for domestic and private use. You agree not to use our site for any commercial or business purposes, and we have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity.
We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a virus, distributed denial-of-service attack, or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our site or to your downloading of any content on it, or on any website linked to it.
We assume no responsibility for the content of websites linked on our site. Such links should not be interpreted as endorsement by us of those linked websites. We will not be liable for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.
Different limitations and exclusions of liability will apply to liability arising as a result of the supply of any goods by us to you, which will be set out in our Terms and conditions of supply.
Information about you and your visits to our site
Transactions concluded through our site
Contracts for the supply of training or other services formed through our site or as a result of visits made by you are governed by our terms and conditions of supply.
Fair and acceptable use
We provide online products, services and training courses and materials for the benefit of our customers and registered users.
You may use our site only for lawful purposes. You may not use our site:
• In any way that breaches any applicable local, national or international law or regulation.
• In any way that is unlawful or fraudulent, or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect.
• For the purpose of harming or attempting to harm minors in any way.
• To transmit, or procure the sending of, any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation (spam).
You also agree:
• Not to use more than one free dashboard.
• Not to operate any free dashboard otherwise than in a fair and reasonable way that does not materially limit or impact the delivery of service and products to other users of our site.
• Not to access without authority, interfere with, damage or disrupt:
▪ any part of our site;
▪ any equipment or network on which our site is stored;
▪ any software used in the provision of our site; or
▪ any equipment or network or software owned or used by any third party.
• Not to allow others to use any user identification code, password or any other piece of information you choose, or you are provided with as part of our security procedures.
We will determine, in our discretion, whether your use of our site is fair use. When unfair use has occurred, we may take such action as we deem appropriate.
• Immediate, temporary or permanent withdrawal of your right to use our site.
• Immediate, temporary or permanent removal of any posting or material uploaded by you to our site.
• Issue of a warning to you.
• Legal proceedings against you for reimbursement of all costs on an indemnity basis (including, but not limited to, reasonable administrative and legal costs) resulting from the breach.
• Further legal action against you.
• Disclosure of such information to law enforcement authorities as we reasonably feel is necessary.
We exclude liability for actions taken in response to breaches of this fair use section. The responses described in this section are not limited, and we may take any other action we reasonably deem appropriate.
Viruses, hacking and other offences
You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site. You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack.
By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our site will cease immediately.
We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our site or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.
Linking to our site
You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.
You must not establish a link from any website that is not owned by you.
Our site must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of our site other than the home page. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.
The website from which you are linking must comply in all respects with the content standards set out in our fair and acceptable use policy (see above).
Links from our site
Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.
Jurisdiction and applicable law
The English courts will have non-exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to our site although we retain the right to bring proceedings against you for breach of these conditions in your country of residence or any other relevant country.