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This legal disclaimer declares that, unless otherwise stated, all documents on this site are the authentic work of the author: Richard John Smith (also known as ‘the author’) with all rights reserved. All users of this site and of Richard John Smith’s other services are expected to observe the following stipulations. In particular, they are to accept that: –

1. All of the contents on this site are under the Copyright of Richard John Smith and may not be reproduced without his permission – except for purposes of private study or on a non-profit making educational basis. Those wishing to sell them on a commercial basis should contact the author first.

2. Documents and files from this site may be distributed freely as long as the authorship of Richard John Smith is acknowledged. Any viruses or software problems related to these documents are not the responsibility of the author; therefore any downloading (or any other form of reproduction) is done at the user’s own risk.

3. To guard against plagiarism and copyright violation the author has replicated and stored in different places all material on this website. These could be produced as recognized legal evidence should the need arise.

4. The author is not (in any sense) responsible for the activities, conduct, views, financial affairs or legal disputes of any individual, community group, educational agency, publication or (public and private) organization employing these teaching aids or using his poetry, short stories or any other material on this web site. Consequently, he will not enter into correspondence or respond to any enquiries or complaints in association with such contacts.

5. The author is not (in any sense) responsible for any intentional or unintentional Copyright Violations or Plagiarism Committed by users of this site, those who employ his tutoring services or any other party he’s engaged with on a professional or commercial basis.

6. Any views expressed in the writer’s creative writing (or elsewhere on this Web Site) do not necessarily reflect those of any organization he either works for or is in any other way connected. Such organizations are free to disassociate themselves from those views should they wish to do so.

7. Students, parents, guardians and educational providers are to note that Richard John Smith cannot be held legally, financially or in any other way responsible for damage done to their computers through using this site. In addition, any party allowing Richard John Smith to make use of their computers (or ICT equipment) during a Tutoring Session does so at their own risk.

8. Richard John Smith has a firm policy of not getting involved in any domestic or legal disputes of any party he engages with. Nor does he see his role as offering advice on sensitive personal or financial issues. He has no marked ability or qualifications in the area of counseling or pastoral care.

9. Every user of this site and Richard John Smith’s tutoring and publishing services are responsible for looking up, understanding and applying the terms of this Disclaimer, which was last updated on Saturday, 12th November 2016.

10. It will be assumed that any use of this site or Richard John Smith’s tutoring and/or publishing Services denotes a full and willing agreement with all the ‘Terms and Conditions’ in this Disclaimer. He will not enter into correspondence or respond to any enquiries or complaints in association with them.