Terms of Use

Terms of Use

Who We Are And How To Contact Us

musicteacher.com is a site operated by Music Lessons Limited (“We”). We are registered in England and Wales under company number 12549278 and have our registered office at Quayside House, 5 Highland Terrace, Barrington Street, Tiverton, EX16 6PT. Our main trading address is Quayside House, 5 Highland Terrace, Barrington Street, Tiverton, EX16 6PT.

We are a limited company.

To contact us, please email [email protected]

By Using Our Side You Accept These Terms

By using our site, you confirm that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to comply with them. These terms and conditions govern your use of musicteacher.com, as provided by Music Lessons Ltd., including use of message boards and notice boards. We may amend or add to these terms and conditions without notice to you, so please check them periodically.

If you do not agree to these terms, you must not use our site.

We recommend that you print a copy of these terms for future reference.

There are other terms that may apply to you

These terms of use refer to the following additional terms, which also apply to your use of our site:

  • Our Privacy Policy (musicteacher.com/Privacy-Statement/), which sets out the terms on which we process any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us. By using our site, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.
  • Our Cookie Policy (musicteacher.com/Cookie-Policy/), which sets out information about the cookies on our site.

If you are a music teacher our Terms and Conditions of supply (Terms and Conditions of Supply) will apply to the services we provide.

We may make changes to these terms

We amend these terms from time to time. Every time you wish to use our site, please check these terms to ensure you understand the terms that apply at that time.

We may make changes to our site

We may update and change our site from time to time to reflect changes to our products, our users’ needs and our business. We will try to give you reasonable notice of any major changes.

We may suspend or withdraw our site

Our site is made available free of charge.

We do not guarantee that our site, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. We may suspend or withdraw or restrict the availability of all or any part of our site for business and operational reasons. We will try to give you reasonable notice of any suspension or withdrawal.

You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our site through your internet connection are aware of these terms of use and other applicable terms and conditions, and that they comply with them.

You must keep your account details safe

If you choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential. You must not disclose it to any third party.

We have the right to disable any user identification code or password, whether chosen by you or allocated by us, at any time, if in our reasonable opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these terms of use.

If you know or suspect that anyone other than you knows your user identification code or password, you must promptly notify us at [email protected].

How you may use material on our site

We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our site, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.

You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our site for your personal use and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to content posted on our site.

You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.

Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on our site must always be acknowledged.

You must not use any part of the content on our site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.

If you print off, copy or download any part of our site in breach of these terms of use, your right to use our site will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

Do not rely on information on this site

The content on our site is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on our site.

Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our site, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our site is accurate, complete or up to date.

  • Music Lessons Ltd is providing this site on an ‘as is’ basis and makes no representations or warranties of any kind with respect to this site or its contents and disclaims all such representations and warranties..
  • The content on the site and forum has been included in good faith. The Content may contain inaccuracies or typographical errors. Whilst musicteacher.com endeavours to ensure that the information on this site is correct, no warranty, express or implied, is given as to its accuracy and musicteacher.com does not accept any liability for error or omission.
  • In particular, the support and information in the forum and site does not constitute any form of advice, recommendation or arrangement by musicteacher.com and is not intended to be relied upon by users in making (or refraining from making) any specific decisions or to be a substitute for obtaining professional advice. You should consult a doctor, lawyer, accountant or appropriate professional if you require specific advice.
  • You are responsible for checking the accuracy of relevant facts and opinions given on the site before entering into any commitment or taking any other form of action or inaction based upon them.
  • musicteacher.com does not represent or guarantee the truthfulness, accuracy or reliability of postings submitted by users , moderators and parent supporters on the forum, or endorse any opinions expressed by users, moderators or parent supporters.
  • All conditions, warranties, terms and undertakings express or implied statutory or otherwise in respect of the provision of the Content and the Site are excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law.

We are not responsible for websites we link to

Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. Such links should not be interpreted as approval by us of those linked websites or information you may obtain from them.

We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources.

User-generated content is not approved by us

This website may include information and materials uploaded by other users of the site, including to bulletin boards and chat rooms. This information and these materials have not been verified or approved by us. The views expressed by other users on our site do not represent our views or values.

If you wish to complain about information and materials uploaded by other users please contact us on [email protected].

Abusive user-generate content will not be tolerated and users who generate content perceived by Music Lessons Ltd as abusive will be removed from the website.

If you use a message board, forum or noticeboard, you alone are responsible for the content of your messages, and any consequences arising. By using musicteacher.com you agree to comply with the following:

(a) musicteacher.com is to be used by you for your personal use only and may not be used for commercial purposes (to promote a company, product or service or to recruit staff) without prior written permission.

(b) musicteacher.com may not be used to send chain letters, junk mail, ‘spam’, solicitations (commercial or non-commercial) or bulk communications of any kind. If a member puts an email address or web address into a message, you may not use it for any purpose other than that which the Member intended.

(c) If using the forums to arrange to meet someone, you do so at your own risk, and Music Lessons Ltd. accepts no liability for any consequences.

(d) If using the forums or the Teacher Database to find music teachers, it is your responsibility to check suitability, qualifications and references. Music Lessons Ltd is in no way liable for any consequences and accepts no responsibility for the verification of any teacher notices.

(e) You may not post to musicteacher.com or use musicteacher.com to publish, send or distribute any message or material (in any media or form) that is unlawful, harassing, defamatory, abusive, threatening, harmful, vulgar, obscene, profane, threatening, racially or sexually or otherwise discriminatory, offensive, inaccurate, is in breach of confidence or a third party’s intellectual property rights or which otherwise includes objectionable material of any kind or nature, that encourages or engages in conduct that could constitute a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any applicable local, national or international law or regulation or which has a disruptive influence on musicteacher.com.

(f) You (whether acting in your capacity as a journalist in any media or otherwise) must not post appeals for case histories on musicteacher.com. All media requests should be sent to [email protected]. Unauthorised appeals for information will be removed.

(g) You must not impersonate any other person or entity, whether actual or fictitious.

(h) You must not use musicteacher.com in a way that might reasonably be expected to cause the website to be interrupted, damaged, rendered less efficient or which could in any way damage the operation of another’s computer.

Removal of User Content

Music Lessons Ltd reserves the right in its absolute discretion at any time to edit, alter, delete or move any material posted to, appearing on or distributed by musicteacher.com and you. Music Lessons Ltd. will not enter into any discussions about its decision to edit, alter, delete or move such material.

(a) musicteacher.com may at any time, and without prior or post warning, close discussions on message boards as it feels appropriate. No discussion will be entered into.

(b) Music Lessons Ltd may withdraw membership of musicteacher.com from any member at any time. Attempts to rejoin, may result in legal action. Music Lessons Ltd decision is final and no discussion will be entered into.

Submission of Listings & Comments

By adding a listing or comment to the site, you agree to comply with the following terms:

(a) Music Lessons Ltd reserves the right in its absolute discretion at any time to edit, alter, delete or move any material, such as listings or comments added by musicteacher.com and you. Music Lessons Ltd will not enter into any discussions about its decision to edit, alter, delete or move such material.

(b) Music Lessons Ltd reserves the right to share material, such as the content of listing and comments with other organisations who may also publish the material.

(c) Music Lessons Ltd reserves the right to email you from time to time if you have indicated that you are the owner of the business, group or event.

Images in listings and comments

(a) The member must submit only his/her own original images and agrees and confirms that this will not infringe the copyright or any other rights of any third party.

(b) The photo should be of sufficient quality to publish.

(c) musicteacher.com reserves the right to edit any photo.

(d) If your photo contains what appears to be illegal conduct, musicteacher.com may notify law enforcement authorities.

Minimum Age Restrictions

When you register with us you are stating that you are over 13 years of age. You agree that any information you provide to us about yourself upon registration or at any other time will be true, accurate and complete.

Our Responsibility for Loss or Damage Suffered by You

Whether you are a consumer or a business user:

  • We do not exclude or limit in any way our liability to you where it would be unlawful to do so. This includes liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence or the negligence of our employees, agents or subcontractors and for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation.
  • Different limitations and exclusions of liability will apply to liability arising as a result of the supply of any products to you, which will be set out in our Terms and Conditions of supply (Terms and Conditions of Supply)

If you are a business user:

  • We exclude all implied conditions, warranties, representations or other terms that may apply to our site or any content on it.
  • We will not be liable to you for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with:
  • use of, or inability to use, our site; or
  • use of or reliance on any content displayed on our site.
  • In particular, we will not be liable for:
  • loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue;
  • business interruption;
  • loss of anticipated savings;
  • loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; or
  • any indirect or consequential loss or damage.

If you are a consumer user:

  • Please note that we only provide our site for domestic and private use. You agree not to use our site for any commercial or business purposes, and we have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity.
  • If defective digital content that we have supplied, damages a device or digital content belonging to you and this is caused by our failure to use reasonable care and skill, we will either repair the damage or pay you compensation. However, we will not be liable for damage that you could have avoided by following our advice to apply an update offered to you free of charge or for damage that was caused by you failing to correctly follow installation instructions or to have in place the minimum system requirements advised by us.

We are not responsible for viruses and you must not introduce them

We do not guarantee that our site will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.

You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform to access our site. You should use your own virus protection software.

You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site. You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our site will cease immediately.

Rules About Linking to Our Site

You may link to any page on our site, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it.

You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.

You must not establish a link to our site in any website that is not owned by you.

Our site must not be framed on any other site.

We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

If you wish to link to or make any use of content on our site other than that set out above, please contact [email protected].

Additional Terms & Conditions


You agree to indemnify and hold each of Music Lessons Ltd, its directors, sponsors, representatives, employees and contractors, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable solicitors fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of musicteacher.com, the violation of these Terms and Conditions by you, or the infringement by you, or any other subscriber of your account, or of any intellectual property or other right of any other person or entity.


Any failure or delay by us to enforce strict performance by you of any of the Terms of Use or to exercise any right under the Terms of Use will not be construed as a waiver to any extent of our rights.

These Terms of Use constitute the entire understanding between you and us as to your use of musicteacher.com and supersede all prior agreements and understandings between us and you.

Which country’s laws apply to any disputes?

If you are a consumer, please note that these terms of use, their subject matter and their formation, are governed by English law. You and we both agree that the courts of England and Wales will have exclusive jurisdiction except that if you are a resident of Northern Ireland you may also bring proceedings in Northern Ireland, and if you are resident of Scotland, you may also bring proceedings in Scotland.

If you are a business, these terms of use, their subject matter and their formation (and any non-contractual disputes or claims) are governed by English law. We both agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

Download Terms of Use:

You can download these Terms of Use by clicking here: Terms of Use – musicteacher.com

Website Disclaimer

Last updated May 11, 2023

The information provided by Music Lessons Ltd (“we,” “us,” or “our”) on https://musicteacher.com/ (the “Site”) and our mobile application is for general informational purposes only. All information on the Site and our mobile application is provided in good faith, however we make no representation or warranty of any kind, express or implied, regarding the accuracy, adequacy, validity, reliability, availability, or completeness of any information on the Site or our mobile application. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCE SHALL WE HAVE ANY LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND INCURRED AS A RESULT OF THE USE OF THE SITE OR OUR MOBILE APPLICATION OR RELIANCE ON ANY INFORMATION PROVIDED ON THE SITE AND OUR MOBILE APPLICATION. YOUR USE OF THE SITE AND OUR MOBILE APPLICATION AND YOUR RELIANCE ON ANY INFORMATION ON THE SITE AND OUR MOBILE APPLICATION IS SOLELY AT YOUR OWN RISK.

Acceptable Use Policy

Last updated May 11, 2023

This Acceptable Use Policy (“Policy”) is part of our Terms of Use (“Legal Terms”) and should therefore be read alongside our main Legal Terms: https://musicteacher.com/terms-of-use/.

If you do not agree with these Legal Terms, please refrain from using our Services. Your continued use of our Services implies acceptance of these Legal Terms.

Please carefully review this Policy which applies to any and all:(a) uses of our Services (as defined in “Legal Terms”)(b) forms, materials, consent tools, comments, post, and all other content available on the Services (“Content”)

Who We Are

We are Music Lessons Ltd (“Company,” “we,” “us,” or “our”) a company registered in United Kingdom at Quayside House, 5 Highland Terrace, Barrington Street, Tiverton, EX16 6PT.

We operate https://musicteacher.com, as well as any other related products and services that refer or link to this Policy (collectively, the “Services”).

Use of the Services

When you use the Services you warrant that you will comply with this Policy and with all applicable laws.

You also acknowledge that you may not:

  • Systematically retrieve data or other content from the Services to create or compile, directly or indirectly, a collection, compilation, database, or directory without written permission from us.
  • Make any unauthorized use of the Services, including collecting usernames and/or email addresses of users by electronic or other means for the purpose of sending unsolicited email, or creating user accounts by automated means or under false pretenses.
  • Circumvent, disable, or otherwise interfere with security-related features of the Services, including features that prevent or restrict the use or copying of any Content or enforce limitations on the use of the Services and/or the Content contained therein.
  • Engage in unauthorized framing of or linking to the Services.Trick, defraud, or mislead us and other users, especially in any attempt to learn sensitive account information such as user passwords.
  • Make improper use of our Services, including our support services or submit false reports of abuse or misconduct.
  • Engage in any automated use of the Services, such as using scripts to send comments or messages, or using any data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction tools.Interfere with, disrupt, or create an undue burden on the Services or the networks or the Services connected.
  • Attempt to impersonate another user or person or use the username of another user.
  • Use any information obtained from the Services in order to harass, abuse, or harm another person.
  • Use the Services as part of any effort to compete with us or otherwise use the Services and/or the Content for any revenue-generating endeavor or commercial enterprise.
  • Decipher, decompile, disassemble, or reverse engineer any of the software comprising or in any way making up a part of the Services, except as expressly permitted by applicable law.
  • Attempt to bypass any measures of the Services designed to prevent or restrict access to the Services, or any portion of the Services.
  • Harass, annoy, intimidate, or threaten any of our employees or agents engaged in providing any portion of the Services to you.
  • Delete the copyright or other proprietary rights notice from any Content.
  • Copy or adapt the Services’ software, including but not limited to Flash, PHP, HTML, JavaScript, or other code.Upload or transmit (or attempt to upload or to transmit) viruses, Trojan horses, or other material, including excessive use of capital letters and spamming (continuous posting of repetitive text), that interferes with any party’s uninterrupted use and enjoyment of the Services or modifies, impairs, disrupts, alters, or interferes with the use, features, functions, operation, or maintenance of the Services.
  • Upload or transmit (or attempt to upload or to transmit) any material that acts as a passive or active information collection or transmission mechanism, including without limitation, clear graphics interchange formats (“gifs”), 1×1 pixels, web bugs, cookies, or other similar devices (sometimes referred to as “spyware” or “passive collection mechanisms” or “pcms”).
  • Except as may be the result of standard search engine or Internet browser usage, use, launch, develop, or distribute any automated system, including without limitation, any spider, robot, cheat utility, scraper, or offline reader that accesses the Services, or using or launching any unauthorized script or other software.
  • Disparage, tarnish, or otherwise harm, in our opinion, us and/or the Services.
  • Use the Services in a manner inconsistent with any applicable laws or regulations.

We want to ensure that this platform remains a safe, inclusive, and respectful space for all users. To achieve this goal, we have established the following community guidelines that apply to all users:

  1. Be Respectful: Treat all members of the community with respect and courtesy. Avoid personal attacks, harassment, hate speech, or any form of discrimination based on race, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, disability, or any other characteristic.
  2. Maintain a Safe Environment: Do not engage in or promote any illegal or harmful activities. This includes but is not limited to the distribution of malicious software, hacking, spamming, or any other actions that may compromise the security and privacy of others.
  3. Protect Intellectual Property: Respect the intellectual property rights of others. Do not post or share any copyrighted material unless you have the necessary permissions or rights to do so. When sharing content, always provide proper attribution and give credit to the original source.
  4. Keep Discussions Relevant: Stay on-topic and contribute to meaningful discussions. Avoid excessive off-topic discussions or unrelated content that may disrupt the purpose of the website or forum. If you have a specific question or concern, create a new topic or thread instead of derailing existing discussions.
  5. Maintain Privacy: Do not share any personal or confidential information of others without their explicit consent. This includes but is not limited to contact details, addresses, financial information, or any other sensitive data. Respect the privacy of all users and refrain from engaging in doxing or stalking behaviors.
  6. Be Responsible: Take responsibility for your actions and the content you share. Ensure that your contributions are accurate, reliable, and lawful. If you notice any misinformation or inappropriate content, report it to the website administrators or moderators.
  7. Engage in Constructive Dialogue: Foster a positive and constructive environment for discussions. Encourage open-mindedness, provide constructive feedback, and engage in thoughtful debates. Disagreements are natural, but always express your opinions in a respectful manner.
  8. Follow Terms of Service and Applicable Laws: Adhere to the website’s terms of service, as well as local, national, and international laws. Do not use the platform for any illegal activities, including but not limited to defamation, harassment, fraud, or any other prohibited actions.

Failure to comply with these guidelines may result in various consequences, including warnings, temporary or permanent suspension of access, or legal action, depending on the severity and frequency of the violations.

Please note that these guidelines are subject to change and modifications may occur at the discretion of the website administrators or moderators. Your continued use of this platform implies your acceptance of these guidelines.

Consequence of Breaching This Policy

The consequences for violating our Policy will vary depending on the severity of the breach and the user’s history on the Services, by way of example:

  1. Content Review: a. Our moderation team periodically reviews user-generated content to ensure compliance with our community guidelines and applicable laws. b. Users can also report content that they believe violates our guidelines or legal requirements.
  2. Preliminary Assessment: a. The moderation team conducts a preliminary assessment of reported or flagged content to determine its potential violation. b. The team evaluates the content against our community guidelines and legal obligations to establish if it poses a risk or violates any laws or regulations.
  3. Legal Review: a. If the moderation team identifies potential legal issues, they consult with our legal department to seek their expert opinion. b. The legal team assesses the content based on local, national, and international laws to determine if it infringes on any legal provisions, including copyright, defamation, hate speech, or other relevant regulations.
  4. Consideration of Context: a. During the review process, the moderation team considers the context in which the content was posted to determine intent, relevance, and potential impact. b. Factors such as the user’s history, the nature of the content, and the impact on the community are taken into account.
  5. Decision Making: a. Based on the content review and legal assessment, the moderation team, in consultation with the legal department if necessary, decides whether to block or remove the content. b. The decision-making process aims to balance the principles of freedom of expression, community well-being, and legal compliance.
  6. Communication with Users: a. If user-generated content is blocked or removed, the moderation team communicates with the user involved, providing a clear explanation of the decision and the reasons behind it. b. Users have the opportunity to appeal the decision and provide additional information if they believe their content was wrongfully blocked.
  7. Documentation: a. All decisions regarding blocked or removed content, including supporting evidence and reasoning, are documented to maintain a record of moderation actions. b. This documentation serves as a reference for future cases and helps ensure consistency in enforcing our guidelines and legal obligations.
  8. Regular Review and Adaptation: a. The moderation process is regularly reviewed and updated to incorporate new legal requirements, community feedback, and emerging trends. b. We strive to continuously improve our moderation practices to maintain a safe and inclusive environment for our users.

We may, in some cases, give you a warning, however, if your breach is serious or if you continue to breach our Legal Terms and this Policy, we have the right to suspend or terminate your access to and use of our Services and, if applicable, disable your account.

We may also notify law enforcement or issue legal proceedings against you when we believe that there is a genuine risk to an individual or a threat to public safety.

We exclude our liability for all action we may take in response to any of your breaches of this Policy.

How can you contact us about this policy?

If you have any further questions or comments, you may contact us by: [email protected]