Terms and Conditions
Welcome to our tutoring website! Before you use our services, we kindly ask that you carefully read and understand our terms and conditions. By using our website, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions.
1. Eligibility: Our tutoring services are available to individuals who are 18 years or older or have obtained the consent of a legal guardian. By using our website, you represent that you are eligible to use our services.
2. Service Availability: Our tutoring services are available worldwide. However, we reserve the right to modify or terminate our services at any time without prior notice.
3. Tutoring Sessions: All tutoring sessions are conducted online unless otherwise agreed upon by the student and tutor. Students are responsible for ensuring that they have a reliable internet connection and the necessary software and hardware to participate in the tutoring sessions.
4. Payment and Refunds: Payment is required in advance of each tutoring session unless otherwise agreed upon by the student and tutor. We accept various forms of payment, including credit cards and PayPal. No refunds will be given for missed tutoring sessions.
5. Limitation of Liability: We are not liable for any direct or indirect damages, including but not limited to, loss of profits, data, or use of our services. We do not guarantee any specific results or outcomes from using our tutoring services.
6. Prohibited Conduct: You agree to use our services only for lawful purposes and not to engage in any prohibited conduct, including but not limited to, hacking, spamming, or transmitting harmful or illegal content.
7. Intellectual Property: Our website and all its contents, including but not limited to, text, graphics, logos, and software, are protected by copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property laws. You may not reproduce, distribute, or modify any part of our website without our prior written consent. 9. Termination: We reserve the right to terminate or suspend your access to our tutoring services at any time and for any reason, without prior notice.
10. Changes to Terms and Conditions: We reserve the right to modify or update these terms and conditions at any time without prior notice. Your continued use of our tutoring services after any such changes indicates your acceptance of the modified terms and conditions.
If you have any questions or concerns about these terms and conditions, please contact us.
- Explicit oral language instruction (for English Language Learners).
- Direct instruction in phonemic awareness, phonics, and fluency.
- A diagnostic teaching approach where students’ specific needs set the pace of learning.
At Route to Reading, we use Tutorbird, a third-party calendar, to facilitate communication and manage student schedules.
11. Communication Consent: By using our tutoring services, you agree to receive emails and SMS communication from us regarding your account, tutoring sessions, and other relevant information. These communications may include, but are not limited to, session reminders, account updates, and student progress reports.
12. Opt-Out: You have the option to opt-out of receiving non-essential emails and SMS communication from us by adjusting your communication preferences in your Tutorbird account settings. However, please note that opting out of essential communication, such as session reminders or account-related notifications, may affect your ability to use our services effectively.
14. Communication Frequency: While we aim to keep communication relevant and valuable to you, we reserve the right to determine the frequency and type of emails and SMS communication that we send to you. You may receive communication related to your tutoring sessions, account updates, service enhancements, and other relevant content. Message and data rates of your service provider may apply.
15. Data Charges: You are responsible for any charges that your mobile carrier may apply for receiving SMS communication from us. These charges are separate from any fees associated with using our tutoring services.
16. Changes to Communication Preferences: You can update your communication preferences at any time by logging into your Tutorbird account and adjusting your settings. Changes to your preferences may take up to 48 hours to reflect in our system.
17. Unsubscribing: If you choose to unsubscribe from our communication, you may miss out on important updates, session reminders, and valuable information related to our services. It is recommended to carefully consider the types of communication you opt out of.
By using our website and services, you acknowledge and agree to these terms related to receiving emails and SMS communication. If you have any questions or concerns regarding these terms, please feel free to contact us.
18. Participants from Indiana Learns: If you are a participant from the Indiana Learns program or affiliated with educational institutions partnering with Indiana Learns, the following terms apply in addition to the aforementioned terms and conditions:
a. Verification of Eligibility: If you are utilizing our tutoring services through the Indiana Learns program, you may be required to provide proof of eligibility, such as enrollment in an accredited educational institution or affiliation with the Indiana Learns program.
b. Program Guidelines: You agree to adhere to any guidelines or policies established by Indiana Learns or its partner institutions that apply to your participation in our tutoring services.
c. Data Sharing: You acknowledge and agree that we may share certain information about your tutoring sessions and progress with Indiana Learns or its partner institutions as required for program evaluation, reporting, or other purposes.
d. Consent for Communication: By participating in the Indiana Learns program through our tutoring services, you consent to receive email and SMS communications related to the program, including updates, surveys, and announcements, in addition to the communication mentioned in Section 11.
e. Program Changes: We are not responsible for any changes or modifications to the Indiana Learns program or its associated benefits. Any such changes are governed by Indiana Learns and its partner institutions.
f. Program-Specific Updates: You acknowledge that certain terms and conditions may apply specifically to Indiana Learns participants and that these terms may be subject to change based on program requirements.
By using our tutoring website as an Indiana Learns participant, you agree to abide by these additional terms specific to the Indiana Learns program. If you have any questions or concerns regarding these terms, please feel free to contact us or refer to Indiana Learns’ official communication channels.