Terms & Conditions

Sky Academy Terms and Conditions

These Terms and Conditions are divided into the following sections:

  1. Website Terms and Conditions; the Terms and Conditions that shall apply to your use of the website located at Sky.com/skills (the "Sky Skills Site").
  2. Sky Skills Studios Booking and Visit Terms and Conditions; the Terms and Conditions that apply to your booking and visit to Sky Skills Studios.
  3. Terms & Conditions for Skills Studios Livingston VIP package – Teaching Scotland competition.

 

Sky Academy Skills Studios Website Terms and Conditions

These Terms and Conditions shall apply to your use of the website located at Sky.com/skills (the "Sky Academy Skills Studios Site").

1. Introduction

1.1 The Sky Academy Skills Studios Site is provided by British Sky Broadcasting Limited of Grant Way, Isleworth, Middlesex TW7 5QD  ("Sky", "us", "we" or "our" for short). "You" and "your" means you as the user of the Sky Academy Skills Studios Site.

1.2 We have set out the terms under which we are providing you with access to the Sky Academy Skills Studios Site.  These include the terms and conditions that govern:

(a) your use of the Sky Academy Skills Studios Site;

(b) your rights to link to Sky Academy Skills Studios Site; and

(c) how we will use and protect information about you (see our separate "Privacy and Cookies Policy").

(d) Collectively these documents are termed as the "Terms and Conditions".

By using the Sky Academy Skills Studios Site you agree to be bound by the Terms and Conditions set out below. If you do not wish to be bound by these Terms and Conditions, you should not use the Sky Academy Skills Studios Site.

We may change these Terms and Conditions from time to time and so you should check these Terms and Conditions regularly. Your continued use of the Sky Academy Skills Studios Site will be deemed an acceptance of the Terms and Conditions existing at that time.

As part of our commitment to ensuring the Sky Academy Skills Studios Site is one you want to visit time and time again, we welcome your comments on any of the policies or rules set out below. Contact Sky.

2. Accessing the Sky Academy Skills Studios Site

2.1 Access to the Sky Academy Skills Studios Site is permitted on a temporary basis.  We update the Sky Academy Skills Studios Site regularly and so may change the content at any time without notice to you. We reserve the right to withdraw, vary or suspend the service at any time without notice.

2.2 You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary to access the Sky Academy Skills Studios Site. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons accessing the Sky Academy Skills Studios Site through your internet connection are aware of these Terms and Conditions.

2.3 Please note that use of the Sky Academy Skills Studios Site is subject to your computer and/or portable device complying with our minimum standard technical specification and compatibility notice. You are advised to check this specification to ensure that your computer and/or portable device is compatible with our products and services and we shall not be liable for any failure arising in the Sky Academy Skills Studios Site which arises from incompatibility (including, without limitation, minimum storage and memory requirements from time to time).

3. Acceptable Conduct

You agree that your use of the Sky Academy Skills Studios Site shall be in accordance with the following conditions:

3.1 You will not post, email or transmit through the Sky Academy Skills Studios Site any defamatory, threatening, obscene, harmful, pornographic or otherwise illegal material or material which would violate or infringe in any way upon our rights or those of others (including intellectual property rights, rights of confidentiality, or rights of privacy) or cause distress or inconvenience. You must not express opinions that are vulgar, crude, sexist, racist or otherwise offensive. Always treat other users with respect.

3.2 You will not do anything that affects the operability or security of the Sky Academy Skills Studios Site or causes unreasonable inconvenience or offence or disruption to our staff.

4. Intellectual Property

4.1 All copyright, trade marks and all other intellectual property rights in all material or content supplied as part of the Sky Academy Skills Studios Site shall remain at all times vested in Sky or our licensors.  We expressly reserve all rights in and to the sky.com/skills domain name and all related domains and sub-domains, the names "Sky", "Sky Skills" and "Sky Academy Skills Studios", our logo, service marks, trading names and/or trade marks. Other trade marks, products and company names mentioned on the Sky Academy Skills Studios Site may be trademarks of their respective owners or licensors and the rights in such marks are reserved to their respective owners or licensors.

4.2 You may access, view and print out copies of this Sky Academy Skills Studios Site and all information, images, and other content displayed on the Sky Academy Skills Studios Site ("Materials") strictly in accordance with these Terms and Conditions.
4.3    You may only view, print out, use, quote from and cite the Sky Academy Skills Studios Site and the Materials for your own personal, non-commercial use or as is strictly necessary for your professional use within your school or youth organisation and on the condition that you give appropriate acknowledgement where appropriate to Sky. All intellectual property rights in and to the Sky Academy Skills Studios Site and the Materials are either owned by or licensed to us and your use of the Sky Academy Skills Studios Site and Materials is subject to the following restrictions. You must not:

(a) remove any copyright or other proprietary notices contained in the Materials;

(b) use any Materials from the Sky Academy Skills Studios Site in any manner that may infringe any copyright, intellectual property right or proprietary right of us or any third parties; or

(c) reproduce, modify, display, perform, publish, distribute, disseminate, broadcast, frame, communicate to the public or circulate to any third party or exploit the Sky Academy Skills Studios Site and/or the Materials for any commercial purpose except as is strictly necessary for your professional use within your school or youth organisation, or scrape, extract or otherwise obtain any Materials for use within a third party website or application without our prior written consent.

4.4  You will not, and you will not assist or facilitate any third party to, copy, reproduce, transmit, distribute, frame, commercially exploit or create derivative works of such material or content without our consent. If you become aware of any such distribution or commercial exploitation, you agree to notify us immediately.

5. Reliance on Information Posted

Materials posted on our Sky Academy Skills Studios Site are not intended as advice and should not be relied upon as such. We therefore disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such information to the fullest extent permissible by local law.

6. Linking to the Sky Academy Skills Studios Site

6.1 You may link to any page of the Sky Academy Skills Studios Site, for non-commercial or educational purposes provided that you do so in a way that is fair and legal and which does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it. For the avoidance of doubt, the linking site must not contain any adult or illegal material or any material that is offensive, harassing or otherwise objectionable.

6.2 You must not link to the Sky Academy Skills Studios Site in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists. You must not remove or obscure by framing or otherwise, advertisements, any copyright notice, or other information published on the Sky Academy Skills Studios Site. The Sky Academy Skills Studios Site must not be framed on any other site.

6.3 We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission at any time and without notice.

7. Privacy, Your Personal Data And Cookies

The privacy of your personal data is important to us. We collect information from you at various places on the Sky Academy Skills Studios Site, for example when you register with us and confirm the details of your booking. Please see our Privacy and Cookies Policy for details of how we will process your personal data and use cookies.

8. Third Party Sites

8.1 The Sky Academy Skills Studios Site and/or the Materials may contain links to third party websites. Please remember that when you use a link to go from the Sky Academy Skills Studios Site to another website, these Terms and Conditions including our Privacy and Cookies Policy are no longer in effect. Your browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to the Sky Academy Skills Studios Site, is subject to that website’s own rules and policies including in relation to privacy. Please read those rules and policies before proceeding.  
8.2 If you decide to visit any third party site, you do so at your own risk. We are not responsible for the content, accuracy or opinions expressed in such websites. Nor are we responsible for the availability of any third party websites or the materials hosted on such websites.  Links do not imply that Sky or the Sky Academy Skills Studios Site is, affiliated to or associated with such sites.

8.3 The inclusion of any link in our communications with you does not imply endorsement by us of the linked site. We shall not be held responsible for or liable for any content, advertising, products or services on or available from such websites.

8.4 Any dealings between you and any third party advertisers or merchants found on or via the Sky Academy Skills Studios Site, including payment for and delivery of products, services and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are made between you and the relevant advertiser or merchant. Therefore, we are not responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as the result of any such dealings.

9. Reporting objections and security breaches

9.1 If you find any Materials on the Sky Academy Skills Studios Site (including visitor created Content, as described at clause 10 below) to be in any way:

(a) offensive, obscene, defamatory, racist, harmful, inaccurate, unlawful, illegal or deceptive; or

(b) you believe it infringes your rights (including intellectual property rights or rights of privacy); or

(c) you believe it is being used in breach of these terms and conditions

please notify us by emailing us at skills.studios@bskyb.com using the subject heading "Objectionable Content".

9.2 If you believe that there has been a security breach which means that Materials hosted in secure settings are no longer secure, or that Materials are otherwise being used or exploited in ways that breach these Terms and Conditions please notify us by emailing us at skills.studios@bskyb.com using the subject heading "Security Breach"

9.3 On receipt of your email we may remove or block access to the content complained of, alternatively we may edit or amend the Materials to address the complaint or repost the Materials in a new secure setting.

10. Registration

10.1 In order to receive regular updates about Sky Academy Skills Studios Studio activities and events, to book a Visit and to access pre and post-visit resources you must register with us and create an account. 

10.2 When registering on the Sky Academy Skills Studios Site you must provide us with accurate, true and correct information about you and your group.  You must keep this information up to date.  By registering on the Sky Academy Skills Studios Site you warrant that you have provided information that is true, accurate and correct. 

10.3 To register with us you must choose a user name and password.  Your user name is your email and should be unique to you and not the name of another person or entity. We may ask you to change your username in our absolute discretion

10.4 When choosing a password a minimum of 7 and a maximum of 25 characters including both alphanumeric characters and must be used without any spaces. It is advisable not to use obvious dictionary words eg password or consecutive numbers or letters or obvious personal information such as children's name, pet's names or date of birth. Password should not be the same as the username, name or email address and should not be re-used when choosing a new password. URLs, Domain Names, underscores, full stops and any of the following characters must not be used: -=[];'#,./!"£$%^&*()+{}:@~<>? 

10.5 Your password is secret and personal to you and you are responsible for the security and proper use of their user name and password. It your responsibility to change your password immediately if you believe it has been compromised. It is also advisable to change these details frequently even if not considered compromised

10.6 When you use your email address and password you are authorising us to carry out all the instructions you have given us on the Sky Academy Skills Studios Site.

10.7 If we reasonably believe that your user name and password are being used in any way which is not permitted or acceptable to us, we may cancel your account immediately without giving you any notice.

11. Material available to view and download on the Sky Academy Skills Studios Site

11.1 Visitors to the Sky Academy Skills Studio may have the opportunity to view the report footage created during their visit to the Sky Academy Skills Studios via the Sky Academy Skills Studios Site ("Content").  Access to the Content is provided solely for professional use within your school or youth organisation environment or personal non-commercial use, and to be shared with pupils or pupils’ parents/legal guardians strictly for non-commercial use.  The group leader will assume responsibility for the Content upon agreeing to the Terms and Conditions of the Sky Academy Skills Studios website and the Sky Academy Skills Studios Studios booking

11.2 In order to protect your privacy and that of your group members, and to maintain security, we will only issue the Content to the group leader’s Sky Skills account.  The group leader will be able to share a unique link to another page that hosts the Content with pupils and their parents. By viewing and sharing the Content you warrant that you are acting with the authority of the School, organisation or group leader who has arranged the Visit to Sky Academy Skills Studios.

11.3 If you choose to share the Content it with students or their parents you are responsible for ensuring that adequate arrangements are in place to maintain the security of the Content and the privacy of anyone featured in the Content.  In the event of a security breach you agree to notify us as soon as reasonably practical using the procedure set out at clause 9.

11.4 You must not, and must not assist or facilitate anyone else, to copy, reproduce, republish, frame, broadcast or transmit or commercially exploit the Content or any materials on the Sky Skills Site in any manner except in accordance with these Terms and Conditions.  If you become aware that Content is being exploited commercially or otherwise misused, you must let us know as soon as possible using the procedure set out at clause 9.

11.5 Content which is hosted on the Sky Academy Skills Studios Site has been written and produced by visitors to Sky Academy Skills Studio and we are not responsible for and do not endorse such material. We reserve the right to monitor, edit, delete, refuse to host, or remove any Content from the Sky Academy Skills Studios Site at our absolute discretion. No failure to remove particular material constitutes an endorsement or acceptance of it by us.

11.6 Content will be hosted for a maximum of 12 months, whereupon it will be removed from the Sky Academy Skills Studios Site and securely destroyed.

12. Our Liability

12.1 To the fullest extent permissible by law, we exclude and disclaim all warranties, terms, conditions and representations that might otherwise be implied by law in relation to this Sky Academy Skills Studios Site.  In particular we do not represent or warrant that the Sky Academy Skills Studios Site be error-free, free of viruses or other harmful components, or that defects will be corrected. You must take your own precautions in this respect.

12.2 We will endeavour to provide the Sky Academy Skills Studios Site using all reasonable care. Except as required by law, we will not be responsible or liable for the quality, accuracy or fitness for a particular purpose of the Sky Academy Skills Studios Site and do not promise that the material contained in the Sky Academy Skills Studios Site, or any of the functions contained in the Sky Academy Skills Studios Site or its server will operate without interruption or delay. We do not accept liability for any failure to maintain the Sky Academy Skills Studios Site.

12.3 We shall not be liable, under these Terms and Conditions for any indirect, special, incidental or consequential damages or otherwise, even if advised of the possibility of such damages.

12.4 The Materials may contain inaccuracies and typographical errors. We do not warrant the accuracy or completeness of the Materials.

12.5 We shall not be liable for any loss caused as a result of your actions or inactions based on the Materials available on the Sky Academy Skills Studios Site. However, nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall affect your statutory rights, and nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall exclude our liability for:

(a) death or personal injury arising through negligence;

(b) fraudulent misrepresentation; and/or

(c) anything else that cannot be excluded or limited by us under English law.

13. Termination

13.1 We reserve the right to refuse to allow you access to the Sky Academy Skills Studios Site or any part of it and/or to terminate or suspend your user account at any time and for any reason without giving you any advance notice.

14. Legal Compliance and Applicable Law

14.1 These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by the laws of England and any matter or dispute arising in connection with them shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England.

14.2 You are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws relating to the use of or otherwise connected with the Sky Academy Skills Studios Site. To the extent that the Sky Academy Skills Studios Site or any activity contemplated by it would infringe any law of a jurisdiction other than England, then you are prohibited from accessing or using the Sky Academy Skills Studios Site or attempting to carry on any such offending activity and this provision shall override all other provisions of these Terms and Conditions.

14.3 If any of these Terms or Conditions of use should be determined to be illegal, invalid or otherwise unenforceable, it shall be deemed deleted and the remaining Terms and Conditions shall survive and continue to be binding and enforceable.

14.4 These terms and conditions apply between Sky and you as a user of the Sky Academy Skills Studios Site. No other person is entitled to benefit under these Terms and Conditions.

15. Feedback

15.1 If you have any concerns or queries about material which appears on our Sky Academy Skills Studios Site or if you have questions about your use of this Sky Academy Skills Studios Site or these Terms and Conditions please email us at skills.studios@bskyb.com
15.2 If you have any suggestions for improvements or additions that you would like to see on the Sky Academy Skills Studios Site please email us at skills.studios@bskyb.com
15.3 Our postal address for correspondence is Sky Academy Skills Studios Studios, Sky Studios, Grant Way, Isleworth, Middlesex TW7 5QD

Corporate Information

British Sky Broadcasting Limited (Registration No. 2247735) incorporated in England and Wales registered office at Grant Way, Isleworth, Middlesex TW7 5QD.

 

Sky Academy Skills Studios Booking and Visit Terms and Conditions

The Sky Academy Skills Studios Studios experience provides groups of young people with a tour of Sky’s broadcast facilities and invites them to take part in an interactive learning experience in a bespoke studio facility where the young people get the opportunity to write, film and edit  their own short television report.

Groups can select a report topic from a range of options that support key learning objectives for Maths, English, Citizenship/PHSE, Science, PE/Sport.  Lesson plans have been adapted for Key Stages 2, 3 and 4 and will be provided to teachers through the Sky Academy Skills Studios website (sky.com/skills) after they book and confirm their trip.

Sky are  proud to offer the Sky Academy Skills Studios experience subject to the following terms and conditions.  
References to "you" and "your" or "Group Leader" means you as the prospective organiser of a group visit to the Sky Academy Skills Studios.  References to "Visitors" means a person visiting Sky Academy Skills Studios as part of a group visit and includes a Group Leader, child or young person aged under 18 years ("Student") and any adults accompanying such children or young people ("Responsible Adult").

1. Eligibility

1.1 The Sky Academy Skills Studios experience is aimed at young people aged 8 to 18, based within the UK. 

1.2  Applications to arrange a visit to Sky Academy Skills Studios are open to the following organisations and individuals within the United Kingdom

(a) primary and secondary and special schools
(b) colleges for Further Education
(c) Charities and community groups providing youth services depending on availability

1.3 Places are subject to availability and will generally be allocated on a first come first served basis, however, Sky reserves the right to give priority to schools.

1.4 Participation is subject to minimum and maximum numbers (see clause 4 below).  Proof of status may be required. 

2. Booking Enquiry

2.1 All visits to the Sky Academy Skills Studios must be booked in advance by a Group Leader and are subject to availability.

2.2 To make an enquiry, reserve a date on our website (sky.com/skills), email us at skills.studios@bskyb.com or telephone us on 0333 100 1234 between 9.00am and 5.30pm Monday to Friday.

2.3 By submitting a booking on sky.com/skills you warrant to us that you are a Group Leader with authority to bring a group of eligible Visitors to Sky Academy Skills Studios and participate in the experience.  Please ensure you have the necessary authorisation before submitting your booking request.

2.4 It is your responsibility to ensure that the information you provide us is correct and complete.  You must inform us immediately of any changes to the information that you provided when enquiring about a booking, by calling us on 0333 100 1234 or emailing us on skills.studios@bskyb.com.

2.5 Please note that by submitting a booking reservation you are making an enquiry into availability.  Submitting a booking reservation is not confirmation of booking.  Confirmation of booking will only take place when we confirm your visit details on the telephone and you receive an email to confirm your booking.

3. Confirmation of Booking

3.1 Following receipt of your booking reservation, you are required to confirm the details of your visit (number and ages of students, number of supervising adults and any special requirements) on the telephone.  If we are able to accommodate your visit we will confirm your booking and send you a welcome pack, which provides information for Visitors including the following important guidelines. In order to participate in the Sky Academy Skills Studios experience, you must:

a. Accept the terms and conditions stated in this document

b. Use the Sky Academy Skills Studios Risk Assessment to complete your own Risk Assessment

c. Collect signed parental consent forms for every child attending Sky Academy Skills Studios

d. Read the Guidelines for Acceptable Conduct and Content and ensure all visitors in your group act accordingly

e. Sign and return the Confirmation Agreement before your visit commences.

Sky will provide information to be used for the purpose of a parental consent form. You must ensure that all visitors have consent to take part in the Sky Academy Skills Studios experience.

3.2 You must review the welcome pack carefully and ensure that you complete the Confirmation Agreement before your visit commences.  This can be returned to us to by email or post, or signed on the day of your visit.

3.3 By completing the Confirmation Agreement you are confirming that you have read the Welcome Pack, you agree to the terms and conditions of the visit that you will brief all Visitors on the Acceptable Conduct Guidelines prior to visiting Sky Academy Skills Studios, that you have used the Sky Academy Skills Studios Parental Consent template, have received signed Parental Consent Forms for all visitors to attend Sky Academy Skills Studios, and be filmed and for Sky to host this footage securely on the Sky Academy Skills Studios website (Sky.com/skills) ..  You hereby grant Sky the right, at any time including after the termination of this agreement, on reasonable notice and during working hours to audit all Parental Consent Forms and other documentation to demonstrate that all statements in the Confirmation Form have been correctly complied with and undertake that you will provide reasonable assistance to help with this process.

3.4 You and your school or organisation are responsible for retaining all Parental Consent Forms on file in accordance with your existing document retention procedures. 

3.5 Once we have confirmed your booking over the telephone, you will have access to the details of your trip through the Sky Academy Skills Studios website.  Once your booking has been confirmed on the telephone you will receive automatic email confirmation. Please check your spam folder if necessary.    Your booking is not complete until you have received your confirmation email.  If you do not receive this after your telephone confirmation, please contact us on 0333 100 1234 to send the confirmation manually.

3.6 We will aim to ensure that your visit is broadly in line with the itinerary provided on the website Sky.com/skills.  However, we reserve the right, without prior notice and without compensation to vary and/or alter the activities and/or the timings for your visit for any reason at our absolute discretion.

4. Group Sizes

4.1 Subject to clause 6.3; the Sky Academy Skills Studios can accommodate a minimum of 16 and a maximum of 32 Students (not including the Responsible Adults) in a half day session.  We reserve the right to request smaller group sizes where we deem this necessary.

4.2 Adult supervision is required at all times.  Each group will always be accompanied by a Sky Academy Skills Activity Leader. You are responsible for ensuring an appropriate number of Responsible Adults are present throughout the visit and are responsible for and in control of the Students at all times.  Please ensure that your group meets at least the following Responsible Adult: Student ratios.  The minimum number of staff per group is 2.

  • Age 8 to 11 years: 1:10
  • Age 12-16 years: 1: 15
  • Age 16+: 1: 20

4.3 During the tour, students will be split into three separate groups that will start at different locations within the building to minimise disruption in the working environment. The tour will be led by a member of the Sky Academy Skills Studios team but It is your responsibility to ensure you provide the right number of responsible adults to meet your organisation’s guidelines on offsite supervision.

4.3 A higher Responsible Adult to Student supervision ratio may be necessary for some groups for example some SEN groups.  We will liaise with you to establish the appropriate Responsible Adult to Student ratio for your group

4.4 In the interests of health and safety Sky reserves the right to refuse entry to the Sky Academy Skills Studios in the event that the number of Visitors in your group exceeds the numbers confirmed in your booking or there are insufficient Responsible Adults present to supervise the Students.

5. Planning your visit

Pre-visit orientation trip

5.1    We are happy to accommodate pre-visit trips by teachers or members of staff to visit the Sky Academy Skills Studios to ensure that the venue, facilities and programme is appropriate for your group.  Pre-trip visits must be booked in advance.  To book a pre-trip visit outside school term time please email skills.studios@bskyb.com or telephone 0333 100 1234 to find out availability.

Pre-visit risk assessment

5.2 Please note that it is the responsibility of the Group Leader to write your own risk assessment prior to your visit.  We recommend that you refer to Sky's Risk Assessment available at sky.com/skills when writing your own risk assessment as this include some important health and safety information. 

Pre-visit preparatory work and planning

5.3 Group Leaders will be provided with a pre-visit curriculum linked lesson plan to prepare with their group in advance of their visit.  In order to get the most out of their visit, it is essential that groups prepare these plans in advance of the visit.

6. Accessibility

6.1 Sky Academy Skills Studios is a wheelchair accessible environment, with a range of adaptive technology and equipment including audio description and hearing loops.  For more information about our facilities and SEN services please contact us at skills.studios@bskyb.com or 0333 100 1234.

6.2 We are happy to accommodate visits by Visitors with disabilities or SEN and wherever possible we will work with Group Leaders to tailor visits to accommodate your group’s particular requirements.  Group Leaders may benefit from a pre-visit orientation trip as described at clause 5.1 above.

6.3 In order to ensure a group gets the most out of their visit please ensure that you state any details of the SEN provision you require when confirming your booking over the phone.  If appropriate, we may recommend a reduced group size for SEN groups or groups with accessibility requirements.

7. Facilities at the Sky Academy Skills Studios

7.1 Groups are required to make their own arrangements for travelling to and from the Sky Academy Skills Studios.

7.2 Coach parking will be available onsite.  No vehicles are permitted to remain in the car park outside normal operating hours without the prior express permission.  Vehicles are parked at the owner’s risk; we do not guarantee the security of your vehicle and/or its contents.

7.3 Due to the nature of the experience, we recommend large or bulky bags or luggage items should be left at home.  There will be secure area for students to leave bags and coats.

7.4 Mobile phones are prohibited in Sky Academy Skills Studios and therefore we recommend students leave them at home. We strongly advise that groups leave all valuables at home or keep them on their persons (excluding mobile phones) throughout their visit.  Sky accepts no responsibility for personal items that are lost, stolen or damaged during a visit.

7.5 Groups are required to bring their own lunch and refreshments to the Sky Academy Skills Studios if they require.  Groups will have access to the Sky Welcome Centre either before or after the Sky Academy Skills Studios experience for a refreshment break.  No eating or drinking is permitted in the Sky Academy Skills Studios.

8. Cancellations or changes to bookings

8.1 If you have made a booking to visit Sky Academy Skills Studios but are no longer able to attend please contact us immediately by phone 03331001234 or email skills.studios@bskyb.com as soon as possible and in any event not less than 30 days before the date of your visit so that we can release your place to other groups

8.2 If you need to reduce or increase numbers attending your visit, please contact us by phone 03331001234 or email at skills.studios@bskyb.com as soon as possible and in any event not less than 14 days before the date of your visit.  All visits are subject to minimum and maximum numbers (see clause 4 above) with the exception of SEN groups and groups with additional accessibility requirements.  We reserve the right to alter the programme of activities or if necessary to reschedule or cancel your visit if we consider that there are insufficient or excessive numbers present for the activity programme to be viable. 

8.3 If we need to cancel your visit to Sky Academy Skills Studios we will try and give you as much notice as possible and where possible we will try to rearrange your visit date with you.  However, we reserve the right to cancel a visit and/or to restrict access to the whole or part of Sky Academy Skills Studios at any time, including on the day of the visit where we, at our sole discretion, deem this necessary.

9. Guidelines for Acceptable Conduct and Content

9.1 It is your responsibility to ensure that all visitors to Sky Academy Skill Studios follow our Guidelines for Acceptable Conduct and Content.  We reserve the right to refuse entry to Sky Academy Skills Studios or to deny further participation in experience to any Visitor who fails to comply with the Guidelines for Acceptable Conduct and Content, or fails to follow any other instructions given by Sky personnel or in any other circumstances where we consider it necessary at our sole discretion.

9.2 If a Student is refused admission to Sky Academy Skills Studios for any reason, then a Responsible Adult from the group will be responsible for escorting the Student from the premises.  If the departure of the Responsible Adult means that the Appropriate Adult to Student ratio falls below the required level advised at the time of booking, this may mean all Visitors in the group will be denied entry to the Sky Academy Skills Studios.

9.3 We reserve the right to review and monitor the content created and may recommend changes, edit, refuse to post, or remove any Content from the Sky Academy Skills Site at our absolute discretion. No failure to remove particular material constitutes an endorsement or acceptance of it by us or implies that the Content meets the Guidelines for Acceptable Conduct and Content.

10. Intellectual Property Rights

10.1 All copyright, trademarks and all other intellectual property rights in the materials provided by Sky Academy Skills Studios for use in the Content shall remain at all times vested in us or our licensors. 

10.2 You hereby grant to us and our licensors and assigns an irrevocable, perpetual royalty free and worldwide licence of all intellectual property rights in the Content.  This licence extends to the right to copy, edit, adapt, host, distribute, broadcast and transmit the Content.  You warrant that you have authority to grant this licence and have obtained all necessary consents and parental consents (through the Parental Consent Form) from all Visitors or other contributors to the Content.

10.3 You are permitted to use this material or Content only as expressly authorised in writing by us or our licensors. You will not, and you will not assist or facilitate, any Visitors or other third party to copy, reproduce, transmit, distribute, frame, commercially exploit or create derivative works of such material or content.

10.4 If you become aware of any such distribution or commercial exploitation, you agree to notify us immediately.

11. Managing Complaints

11.1 You agree to notify us as soon as reasonably practicable if you receive a complaint from a Visitor or third party in relation to the Content or participation in the Sky Academy Skills Studios experience.

11.2 In the event of a complaint against Sky, you agree that you and your organisation will assist Sky by providing such available information and assistance as we may reasonably require.

12. Termination

12.1 We reserve the right to refuse you or a Visitor access to the Sky Academy Skills Studios Site or any part of it and/or to terminate or suspend your or a Visitor's participation in the Sky Academy Skills Studios experience at any time and for any reason at our sole discretion without giving you prior notice.

13. Liability

13.1 To the fullest extent permissible by law, we exclude and our associated companies and agents and disclaim all warranties, terms, conditions and representations that might otherwise be implied by law in relation to these Terms and Conditions and exclude responsibility and all liabilities arising out of or in connection with the Sky Academy Skills Studios experience.

13.2 We shall not be liable for any loss caused as a result of your actions or inactions or those of your Visitors arising from your participation in the Sky Academy Skills Studios experience including but not limited to your visit to the Sky Academy Skills Studios. However, nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall affect your statutory rights, and nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall exclude our liability for:

13.2.1 death or personal injury arising through negligence;

13.2.2 fraudulent misrepresentation; and/or

13.2.3 anything else that cannot be excluded or limited by us under English law.

14. General

14.1 Registration is restricted to the Group Leader.  As Group Leader, your registration is personal to you and the school/organisation or group you represent.  It may not be transferred to anyone else.
14.2 If the whole or part of any term of this agreement is found to be unfair or unenforceable it will be treated as deleted and the remainder of the terms will continue to govern each of our respective obligations going forward.
14.3 Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall be construed as creating a partnership, joint venture or agency relationship between the parties
14.4 A person that is not a party to this Agreement shall have no rights to enforce any of its terms.
14.5 These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by the laws of England and any matter or dispute arising in connection with them shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England.

 

Skills Studios Livingston VIP package – Teaching Scotland competition

1. This promotion is open to all primary and secondary teachers in Scotland, aged 18 years or over. Proof of age may be required.  Employees (or family members of employees) of any British Sky Broadcasting Group company ("Sky"), companies associated with the promotion and all affiliates of such companies  may not enter the promotion.

2. To enter this promotion, all you need to do is be one of the first 100 schools to make a free booking for Sky Academy Skills Studios Livingston before Friday 30 January 2015. To make a booking, visit Sky.com/teachers.  

3. This promotion opens on 26 November 2014 and all entries must be received by 23:59 on 30 January 2015 ("Promotional Period").

4. Schools may make multiple bookings for Sky Academy Skills Studios Livingston but will only be entered once.

5. One winner will be selected at random by an independent person, from all correct and eligible entries received, on or around 2 February 2015. The winner will be notified by email by 6 February 2015.

6. Each winner will receive the following prize: free transport to their Sky Academy Skills Studios trip for up to 32 students and 4 accompanying adults and the chance for the group to feature in the June issue of Teaching Scotland magazine. The prize does not include travel insurance, or any other service or item not specifically described above

7. There is no cash alternative to the prize and unless agreed otherwise in writing the prize is non-refundable and non transferable.

8. The Promoter reserves the right to substitute the prize for a prize of equivalent or greater monetary value if this is necessary for reasons beyond its control.

9. Except in the case of death or personal injury arising from its negligence or in respect of fraud and so far as is permitted by law, the Promoter and its associated companies and agents exclude responsibility and all liabilities arising from the enjoyment of the prize; and/or any postponement, cancellation, delay or changes to the prize beyond the Promoter's control; and for any act or default of any third party supplier.      

10. The terms and conditions of any other third party supplier will also apply to the prize where applicable.  If there is a conflict between third party terms and conditions and these terms and conditions, these shall take precedence.

11. The Promoter will not be liable for any prize(s) that do not reach the winners for reasons beyond the Promoter's reasonable control.

12. If the winners cannot be contacted within a reasonable time period or are not able or available to accept the prize for any reason which is beyond the Promoter's reasonable control, then the Promoter reserves the right to award the prize to another entrant.

13. The Promoter's decision is final and binding in all respects on all entrants.  No correspondence will be entered into. Entries that do not comply in full with these entry terms and conditions will be disqualified.

14. Details of the prize winners' first name and county will be available for one month after the close of this promotion by writing to the Promoter at the address below and stating the name and date of the promotion.

15. The name, county and photograph of the winners may be used by the Promoter and its associated companies for post-event publicity purposes. The winners agree to allow the Promoter to use their name and likeness for advertising and publicity purposes without additional remuneration.  

16. In addition to the use specified above, the Promoter will use each winner’s, and each entrant's, personal details for the purpose of administering this promotion.

17. The Promoter may refuse or disqualify any entry (including winning entries) if the entrant concerned or anyone authorised by the entrant to deal with their entry, acts in a way towards the Promoter, other entrants or Sky staff which the Promoter reasonably considers to be inappropriate, unlawful or offensive. If the winning entry is disqualified the Promoter reserves the right to award the prize to another entrant.   

18. Entrants will be deemed to have accepted these terms and conditions and agreed to be bound by them when entering this promotion.

19. This promotion, and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with it, shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law.  You irrevocably agree that the courts of England and Wales shall have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute or claim that arises out of or in connection with this promotion.

Promoter: British Sky Broadcasting Limited Grant Way, Isleworth, Middlesex TW7 5QD.