TERMS & CONDITIONS

Introduction
These terms of use govern the use of our website; by using our website, you agree to these terms of use in full. If you disagree with these terms of use or any part of these terms of use, you must not use our website.

Licence to Use Website
Unless otherwise stated, Hawkins Institute owns the intellectual property rights in the website and material on the website. All of these intellectual property rights are reserved.

You may view, download for caching purposes only and print pages or other content from the website for your own personal use, subject to the restrictions set out below and elsewhere in these terms of use.

You must not:

(a)        republish material from this website (including republication on another website);

(b)        sell, rent or sub-license material from the website;

(c)        show any material from the website in public;

(d) use a single subscription to teach a group or classroom without written consent from Gail Hawkins

(e)       reproduce, duplicate, copy or otherwise exploit material on our website for a commercial purpose;

(f)       edit or otherwise modify any material on the website; or

(g)        redistribute material from this website except for content specifically and expressly made available for redistribution.

Where content is specifically made available for redistribution, it may only be redistributed within your organisation.

Acceptable Use
You must not use our website in any way that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment of the availability or accessibility of the website; or in any way which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity.

You must not use our website to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malicious computer software.

You must not conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities (including, without limitation, scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting) on or in relation to our website without our express written consent.

You must not use our website to transmit or send unsolicited commercial communications.

You must not use our website for any purposes related to marketing without our express written consent.

Limited Warranties
We do not warrant the completeness or accuracy of the information published on this website; nor do we commit to ensuring that the website remains available or that the material on the website is kept up to date.

To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, we exclude all representations, warranties and conditions relating to this website and the use of this website (including, without limitation, any warranties implied by law in respect of satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose and/or the use of reasonable care and skill).

Breaches of These Terms of Use
Without prejudice to our other rights under these terms of use, if you breach these terms of use in any way, we may take such action as we deem appropriate to deal with the breach, including suspending your access to the website, prohibiting you from accessing the website, blocking computers using your IP address from accessing the website, contacting your internet service provider to request that they block your access to the website and/or bringing court proceedings against you.

Variation
We may revise these terms of use from time to time. Revised terms of use will apply to the use of our website from the date of publication of the revised terms of use on our website.

Responsibility – The Autism in the Workplace Course (herein referred to as the Course) is an educational tool designed to educate people in best practices for working with, and employing, people with ASD. However, when working with any individuals with special needs, unique circumstances and situations can arise and you must always use your own best judgment in responding to such situations. Accordingly you acknowledge that your use of the Course and your reliance on any information contained therein is done at your own risk. Hawkins Institute does not warrant or guarantee any results from your use of the Course or any rights granted herein, and assumes no responsibility for your reliance on anything contained in the Course. In no event will Hawkins’ liability to you for whatever reason exceed, in the aggregate, the Fee for the Course. You agree to indemnify and hold Hawkins harmless for any damages or Hawkins may suffer as a result of third party claims resulting from or otherwise in connection with your use of the Course.

Responsibility – The Learning to be Social Course (herein referred to as the Social Course) is an educational tool designed to support people with ASD in further developing or improving social and conversation skills. However, unique circumstances and situations can arise and you must always use your own best judgment in responding to such situations. Accordingly you acknowledge that your use of the Social Course and your reliance on any information contained therein is done at your own risk. Hawkins Institute does not warrant or guarantee any results from your use of the Social Course or any rights granted herein, and assumes no responsibility for your reliance on anything contained in the Social Course. In no event will Hawkins’ liability to you for whatever reason exceed, in the aggregate, the Fee for the Social Course. You agree to indemnify and hold Hawkins harmless for any damages or Hawkins may suffer as a result of third party claims resulting from or otherwise in connection with your use of the Social Course.

PRIVACY POLICY

Hawkins Institute (“we”) are committed to preserving and safeguarding your right to privacy. As part of this commitment, we want you to be fully aware of what happens to your personal information which we have in our possession. Accordingly, this Privacy Policy sets out the manner in which we will collect, use, disclose and otherwise manage your personal information.

Collection of Personal Information
The information collected about you is retained in a client record. You provided most of this information when you completed a subscription form on the Hawkins Institute website. The personal information in your client record includes your name, contact information and design file (where applicable).

We also may automatically collect general anonymous information related to your use of our website located at hawkinsinstitute.com (the “site”), such as the date and time you visit the site and the pages you visit on the website. In addition, we collect “cookie” information from your browser to identify your computer and provide us with a record of your visits to our website. The technology used to gather “cookie” information is provided by the Internet browser you use, and may be turned off by using your browser preference buttons. This statistical information helps us to understand how our site is used (e.g., which pages or sections are most popular and when are the peak activity times), and assists us in planning for future improvements to the site to better meet our visitor’s needs.

We also collect the personal information that you submit when providing us with comments or suggestions on our site.

Use of Personal Information
We use your personal information for one or more of the following purposes:

  • Identifying who you are;
  • Establishing and administering your request;
  • Providing you with estimates and recommendations regarding your request;
  • Meeting legal and regulatory requirements;
  • Responding to any of your inquiries;
  • Improving our service offerings; and
  • Improving our site.

 

Disclosure of Personal Information
Except as set out below, we will not sell, transfer or disclose any of your personal information to any third party without your knowledge and consent.

In addition, we must provide your personal information in response to a search warrant or other legally valid enquiry or order, or to an investigative body in the case of a breach of an agreement or contravention of law, or as otherwise required by law. We may also disclose personal information to assist us in collecting a debt owed by you.

Links to Third-Party Websites

Hawkins Institute does not control and is therefore not responsible for the content of any non-Hawkins Institute site you may gain access to through the site. Links to non-Hawkins Institute websites are provided only as a convenience and do not imply that Hawkins Institute endorses, verifies, monitors, or accepts any responsibility for the content of any such website. These linked websites may have separate and independent privacy policies. Hawkins Institute is not responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use of or reliance on any non-Hawkins Institute website.

Sale of Business
Hawkins Institute reserves the right to transfer any information we have about you in the event of a sale or transfer of all or a portion of its business or assets to a third-party acquirer.

Security of Personal Information
We will maintain your personal information in secure data storage to safeguard it from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. We will maintain the strict confidentiality of all personal information collected, and will only disclose such information to employees and contractors of Hawkins Institute who require such information for the purposes set out above. We will only keep your personal information for as long as it remains necessary or relevant for the purposes stated above or as otherwise required by law.

How to Contact Us
If you have any inquiries or comments about these Terms & Conditions, please contact Hawkins Institute at: info@hawkinsinstitute.com.