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Spectrum is an online training community designed to help professionals (predominantly in industries that involve safeguarding) improve and enhance their skill set. The Spectrum Courses Website and service including (without limitation) all websites and other interactive properties through which the service is delivered are owned, operated and distributed by blueQuail Media and Production, a media and production company (referred to in these Term of Service as Spectrum, or ‘we’ and throughout in smaller words such as ‘us’ ‘our’ etc. By accessing any part of the service you are agreeing to the terms and conditions described below (these Term’s of Service), the terms and conditions of our Privacy Policy (The privacy policy) and any other legal notices published by us on the Service (collectively, the Governing Documents), if you do not agree to any of these terms, you should not use this Service. These Terms of Service apply to all users, including both users who are simply viewing content available via the Service and users who have registered as members of Spectrum.

We may, at our sole discretion, modify the Terms of Service at any time. By accessing the Service at any time after such modifications, you are agreeing to such modifications. These Terms of Services were last modified as of April 5th 2017.

Description of Service

Spectrum Courses allows individual users (predominantly from industries that involve safeguarding), to access online training courses that are relevant to their current profession or that they take an interest in. It allows specific third parties (including but not limited to schools and taxi firms) to purchase courses in bulk and distribute to their employees. We reserve the right to refuse to provide the service to any person for any reason and/or to discontinue the service in whole or in part at any time, with or without prior notice.

Each course user will be issued have a unique reference number to ensure only one user can be connected to each course. This unique reference number will be theirs to quote after training to show that they have successfully completed a Spectrum course. With permission, companies may use this unique reference number to check that an employee has completed and successfully passed the course.

Disclaimer: Spectrum courses offer advice from experts on a number of important areas. blueQuail Media and Production accepts no responsibility for any accidents/loss or damage that may occur as a result of the advice given, or accompanying content acquired through this training.

Once you have purchased a Spectrum training course you have 90 days to complete it, failure to complete or pass the course within this time frame will result in your account expiring and no accreditation will be awarded. Users/Companies must re purchase the training should they wish to re take the course after it had expired.

Spectrum Courses are accredited by the CPD. For full information on their terms and conditions please visit https://cpduk.co.uk/pages/terms

Account Terms

  • You must be 18 or over to use the service.
  • You must be a human to open an account.
  • You are responsible for maintaining the security of your account and password. We view any actions taken by your account as taken by you.
  • Spectrum is not liable for any loss or damage from your failure to comply with this security obligation.

Changing Fees

We reserve the right, at any time to change any fees or charges for using any services provided by Spectrum, provided that such changes will not apply to fees or charges paid or free series used prior to the time of the change.

Rules for All Users

  • You will use the service only for lawful purposes and agree not to use the contents in any way that will infringe upon the use or rights of any other user.
  • Your use of the service is subject to all applicable laws and regulations, and you are solely responsible for the substance of your communications through the service.
  • You will share content from the service with anyone who is not properly licensed to access the content.
  • You will not impersonate any person or entity, including accessing material under someone else’s log in details.
  • You will not use your account to breach security of another account or attempt to gain unauthorised access to another network or server. Not all parts of the service may be available to you or other authorised users of the service. You shall not interfere with anyone else’s use and enjoyment of the service. Users who violate systems or network security may incur criminal or civil liability.

Rules for Individuals:

  • You may access the content for your information and personal use only
  • You will not copy any materials for purposes of your own or others training programmes.
  • Spectrum reserves the right to delete or suspend your account if you violate any of our rules at any time for any reason.

Rules for Companies Buying to Distribute

  • If buying to distribute to users inside your organisation, you agree to purchase at a ratio of 1:1 in regards to course:user distribution.
  • Once a course has been assigned to that individual, you are unable to assign the same course to someone else (including after completion). Each course will have a unique reference number to ensure only one user can be connected to each course. This unique reference number will be theirs to quote after training to show that they have successfully completed a Spectrum course.
  • Any discounts that are received at the point of purchase are honoured for that date/time only and are not guaranteed for future purchases.

Refunds

All payments made to Spectrum are non refundable. This includes refunds for not being able to pass the course or not having sufficient time to complete the course.

Copyright, Licenses and User Submissions

The Entire contents of the Service are protected by international copyright and trademark laws and other property rights. The owners of the copyrights and trademarks are blueQuail Media and Production, its affiliates or any third part licensors. YOU MAY NOT MODIFY, COPY, REPRODUCE, REPUBLISH, UPLOAD, POST, TRANSMIT, OR DISTRIBUTE, IN ANY MANNER, THE MATERIAL ON THE SERVICE, INCLUDING TEXT, GRAPHICS, CODE AND/OR SOFTWARE. You may print and download portions of material from the different areas of the service solely for your own non-commercial use provided that you agree not to change or delete any copyright or proprietary notices from the materials, and not to share any material that you paid for with anyone else who has not also purchased a license for that material.

You may not use any robots, spiders, or similar data mining services, data gathering or extraction tools or manual processes to collect, gather or copy any content or data on or related to the Service in a manner not authorised by Spectrum in writing. You man not engage in practices of screen scraping, database scraping, or any other practice or activity with the intention of obtaining lists and users, portion of a database or other lists or information from the Service in any manner and any quantities not authorised by Spectrum in writing. You may not frame or utilise framing techniques to enclose any trademark, logo or other proprietary information (including images, text, page layout or form) of Spectrum or its affiliates without express written consent. You may not use meta tags or any other ‘hidden text’ utilising the Spectrum name or trademarks without express written consent from Spectrum.

Spectrum reserves the rights to:

  • Make changes to the Spectrum Site and services without notice or liability.
  • Obtain the right to terminate your membership, account, or other affiliation with the service at any time and for any reason. We can change our eligibility criteria at any time. If these things are prohibited by law where you live, then we revoke your right to use Spectrum in that jurisdiction.

Law and jurisdiction

These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law. Any disputes relating to these terms and conditions shall be subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England.