Terms and Conditions

1. Introduction

OpenEFL is an online platform designed for learning English as a foreign language. It is a trading name of Roxinford Education Group, a company registered in England with the company number 06260864. The registered office is located at 103 – 105, Greenford Road, Harrow, Middlesex, HA1 3QF. These terms and conditions (“Terms”) govern your access to and use of the OpenEFL website and its associated services, including memberships for English language courses. By registering for any of our memberships, you agree to be legally bound by these Terms.

2. Description of Website and Service

OpenEFL provides users with access to a wide range of educational services, specifically focused on learning and practicing the English language. Our platform allows users to engage in interactive lessons, exercises, and activities to enhance their language skills. Additionally, OpenEFL reserves the right to update, modify, suspend, improve, or discontinue any aspect of the service at any time, at our sole discretion. These changes may be temporary or permanent, and are made with the goal of continuously improving the user experience and effectiveness of our educational offerings.

3. Membership Plans and Payment

  • Free Membership: OpenEFL offers a Free Membership which includes a £1 monthly validation fee to ensure commitment and maintain a serious learning environment. Individuals in disadvantaged situations, such as asylum seekers or refugees, may contact us to have this fee waived. Free members are required to attend lessons regularly; failure to do so may result in suspension or termination of their membership.
  • Premium Membership: This is available exclusively on a monthly subscription basis. Premium Membership provides access to additional resources such as small group lessons, advanced learning materials, and the opportunity to receive certifications. This membership is designed for those seeking a more intensive learning experience.
  • Payment Commencement: Membership begins as soon as the initial payment is processed.
  • Automatic Renewal: Memberships automatically renew at the end of each subscription period. Your payment method will be charged the current rate for the next period unless you choose to cancel.
  • Fees: Your payment method will be charged following the fee schedule of the selected membership plan.

4. Acceptable Use of the Services

You are responsible for your own use of the Services and for any actions that take place through your account. At OpenEFL, we are committed to creating a positive, useful, and safe learning environment for all users. To support this commitment, we have established a set of Community Guidelines that outline prohibited behaviors and practices to prevent harm to other users or to our platform. When using the Services, you must comply with these guidelines. Failure to adhere to these guidelines may result in the suspension or termination of your access to the Services. We encourage all users to engage responsibly and respectfully to ensure a constructive learning experience for everyone involved.

5. Intellectual Property
All materials, content, and resources provided through OpenEFL are the intellectual property of GTEFL and are protected under copyright laws. These materials are not to be copied, redistributed, sold, or otherwise used without explicit permission from GTEFL. This ensures that the integrity and value of our educational materials are maintained for all users.

6. Liability
GTEFL shall not be held liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, or consequential damages that result from the use or the inability to use our services, including but not limited to reliance by a user on any information obtained from OpenEFL. We do not guarantee continuous, uninterrupted, or secure access to our services, and operation of our website may be interfered with by numerous factors outside of our control.

7. Data Protection
OpenEFL is committed to protecting the privacy and security of your personal information. All personal data provided to us is handled in accordance with our privacy policy, which complies with relevant data protection legislation. We aim to ensure that your personal information is processed lawfully and transparently, without adversely affecting your rights.

8. Governing Law
These terms and conditions are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the United Kingdom. Any disputes arising from or related to the use of our services will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the United Kingdom.

9. Changes to Terms
OpenEFL reserves the right to modify these terms and conditions at any time. Changes will be effective immediately upon posting on our website. We encourage you to review these terms periodically for any updates or changes. Your continued use of our services after any such amendments signifies your acceptance thereof.