Legal notices and terms of use

Learning News ( operates as a conduit and a venue for news. Learning News reports on workplace learning matters and, additionally, news announcements are supplied by third-party organisations, such as learning provider vendors. Learning News is a paid-for service for third parties issuing news and as a facilitation service for those seeking information.

User agreement and terms and conditions

By using Learning News you agree to these legal notices and our notices on privacy. Learning News makes no warranties or representations, whatsoever, about the quality, content, completeness or adequacy of information, data or images provided on the Web site. Learning News shall not be liable for any special, incidental or consequential damages, including, without limitation, lost revenues, lost profits or loss of prospective economic advantage, resulting from the use or misuse of any file in this Web site or the information, data or images herein. 

This Web site contains links to other (external) Web sites. It should be understood that these sites are not under the control of Learning News. Therefore, Learning News makes no representations, whatsoever, about any other Web site to which you may have access through this Web site. When you access an external Web site, you do so at your own risk. These links are provided as a convenience, and the inclusion of such links does not imply that Learning News endorses or accepts any responsibility for the content or uses of such Web sites. 

It is your responsibility to take precautions to ensure that whichever Web page you select for viewing is free from viruses and other items of a destructive nature. It is your responsibility to ensure that any page or Web site which you select for viewing is free from content which you may deem inappropriate. 

Except where specifically stated on this Web site, to the fullest extent permitted by law, neither Learning News nor any of its members, directors, employees or other representatives shall be liable for damages arising out of or in connection with the use of this Web site or the information, services or products included on this site. This is a comprehensive limitation of liability which applies to all damages of any kind, including (without limitation) compensatory, direct, indirect or consequential damages, loss of data, income or profit, loss of or damage to property and claims of third parties.

This Web site contains information which is provided by parties other than Learning News. Learning News is not liable for the accuracy of such information. Any actions which you take, based on information on this Web site, are taken of your own free will, and Learning News is not responsible for any results or consequences of such actions in any way whatsoever.

We aim to ensure that news announcements are posted with contact details of the author/authoring organisation. Any communication regarding the news stories on Learning News should be directed to that person/organisation. We and our customers provide our Web site and services 'as is' and without any warranty or condition, express, implied or statutory. We and our customers specifically disclaim any implied warranties of title, merchant-ability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. 

If such items do not meet the requirements of the law of the United Kingdom, then all responsibility rests with the advertising company or provider of the news story. By providing materials to this site, providers of news stories acknowledge that they understand this and accept their responsibility. Learning News reserves the right to modify or delete any news announcement without warning and without explanation. The information posted on this site is available for public viewing outside of the control of Learning News. Learning News makes no representations about the viewing audience of Learning News nor does it provide or imply any service level against the viewing audience. 

In no event shall we or our customers be liable for lost profits or any special, incidental or consequential damages arising out of or in connection with our Web site, our services or this agreement (however arising, including negligence). 

Learning News uses information which it collects about users to enable the service to operate effectively, to provide more personalised information and we do not sell or pass users' information on to third parties. By using Learning News you consent to our use of your information as specified in our notices on privacy.

Additional notes

Using news content: It is intended that other including news providers and the media may freely use information from the news stories on Learning News within their own news services. Where an entire news story is copied or significant parts of it copied, then "Learning News" should remain quoted as the source. 

Submissions: Learning News operates a submissions policy. Learning providers pay an annual subscription fee to post their news.

Learning News Limited is registered in England 4366098, address: The Mill, Radford Rd, Alvechurch, Birmingham, B48 7LD, UK. The Learning News Web site's design, graphics and code are the property of Learning News and, with the exception of the content of news announcements (see notes on 'using news announcement content' above), may not be copied, reused, stored, published or distributed without the express permission of Learning News. Product and company names mentioned on this Web site may be trademarks and/or service marks of their respective owners. All trademarks and/or service marks are acknowledged. These terms are subject to change without notice.