Terms of use

Due to our current professional commitments the development of all Catfish projects has been suspended.


Last update: 4th February 2014

By using this website, you signify your agreement to the terms and conditions below.


  1. Nothing in these terms and conditions will limit or exclude any of our or your liabilities in any way that is not permitted under applicable law.

  2. catfish-etc.com gives access to resources for the teaching of languages (to children). By using this website, you signify your agreement to these terms and conditions. Anyone who is not entirely satisfied with these terms and conditions must not use this website.

  3. The resources accessible via catfish-etc.com were created by us (Adeline Douard and Anne-Laure Cano).
  4. We are free to decide when, how and at which pace the resources are published. There is not any time-related obligations from us towards anyone in terms of publication of resources.

  5. Although other languages than English may be used from time to time on various mediums, we cannot guarantee our ability to enter into communication in these languages.

  6. You and us may be communicating electronically (by e-mails or through information posted on this website). For contractual purposes, you agree that all these electronic communications satisfy any legal requirement that such communications would satisfy in writing.

  7. You must be at least 18 years old to enter any contract with us.

  8. If you are using the website on behalf of a third party, both you and this third party must agree to comply with these terms and conditions. It is your responsibility to ensure that the third party on behalf of which you are using our website agrees to comply with our terms and conditions. However the exercise of our or your rights and responsibilities in relation with these terms and conditions is not subject to the consent of any third party.

  9. By using this website, you understand and accept that, should a dispute arise, the courts of England and Wales will have exclusive jurisdiction. If you are not satisfied with this, you must not use this website.

  10. We may modify these terms and conditions from time to time. Changes will not apply retrospectively. Should a new condition be incompatible with an older one, the new condition will prevail. Anyone who is not entirely satisfied with the changes brought to these terms and conditions must stop using this website. The revised terms and conditions will apply from the date of their publication and this date will be displayed on www.catfish-etc.com. We advise that you regularly check our website to make sure you keep up-to-date with the latest version of our terms and conditions.

  11. We might decide to change the way the resources are organised and displayed, without prior notice. Any changes will be communicated via the update of the information on www.catfish-etc.com, you should check the website regularly to see recent changes.

  12. The access to www.catfish-etc.com is free of charge.

  13. In order to improve or to make the website evolve, your access to www.catfish-etc.com may occasionally be suspended or restricted. We will do our best to limit such suspensions or restrictions.

  14. Although we do our best to provide you with an accessible, easy-to-use and safe website, the nature of the Internet does not allow us to guarantee you that there will never be any errors or that the service will be uninterrupted.

  15. We reserve the right to restrict, refuse, block or stop access to some or to all parts of www.catfish-etc.com

  16. Anti-spam policy

    a- In the context of electronic messaging, spam refers to unsolicited, bulk or indiscriminate messages, typically sent for a commercial purpose. This anti-spam policy is based on a SEQ Legal template. Other SEQ Legal templates include intellectual property rights contracts .

    b- Some of our messaging systems automatically scan all incoming email messages, and filter-out messages that appear to be spam. No message filtering system is 100% accurate, and from time to time legitimate messages will be filtered-out by our systems. If you believe this has happened to a message you have sent, please advise the message recipient by another means.

    c- You can reduce the risk of a message being caught by the spam filters by sending the message in plain text (i.e. no HTML), removing any attachments, and ensuring that your messages are scanned for malware before dispatch.

    d- In the unlikely event that you receive any message from us or sent using our systems that may be considered to be spam, please contact us using the details below and the matter will be investigated.

  17. Linking policy

    a- We welcome links to the website, made in accordance with the terms of this linking policy which was created using a linking policy template from Website Law.

    b- Links pointing this website should not be misleading. Appropriate link text should always be used. Unless we agree in writing otherwise, all links should point to http://catfish-etc.com

    c- You must not:
    - Use our logo to link to our website without our express written permission,
    - Link to our website using any inline linking technique.

    d- http://catfish-etc.com may include links to other websites owned and operated by third parties. These links are not endorsements or recommendations. We have no control over the contents of third party websites and we accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

    e- You agree that, should we request the deletion of a link to our website that is within your control, you will delete the link promptly.

    f- If you would like us to remove a link to your website that is included on www.catfish-etc.com, please contact us. Note that unless you have a legal right to demand removal, such removal will be at our discretion.

1 Copyright notice

1.1 All rights not expressly granted in these terms or any express licence, are reserved.

1.2 catfish-etc.com has undergone a timestamped registration by a bailiff. http://www.copyrightfrance.com/certificat-depot-copyright-france- JFE81D1-lgus.htm

1.3 Should you believe that any of our material infringes your or someone-else's rights, please let us know about your concern.

2 Privacy policy

3.1 We may change this policy sometime by updating this document. You should check this document from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.

3.2 We are committed to protecting your privacy. We will only use the information that we collect about you lawfully (in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and the EU Privacy and Communications Directive). This includes information submitted voluntarily by you through a form or gathered automatically as you visit this website.

3.3 Unless requested by law, we do not share or sell your personal information and we do not use this information for direct marketing purposes.

3.4 You should not submit any sensitive or private information through this website except through acknowledged secure areas. We accept no responsibility for data submitted through insecure areas of this website.

3.5 Cookies

a- This website uses cookies which are stored on your browser. You can usually modify your browser settings to prevent this happening. However, by disabling cookies, or certain types of cookie, you may hinder your user experience on this and other websites, or prevent them from working entirely.

b- Some cookies used on this website are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website. Without these cookies, services you have asked for, like shopping baskets or e-billing, cannot be provided.

c- Some cookies used on this website collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages.

d- These cookies don't collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how a website works.

e- Some cookies used on this website allow the website to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features.

f- Cookies may also be used to improve the user experience and to enable some of the functionality provided by this website.

g- Please note that some cookies may be placed by third party service providers who perform some of these functions (or other services) for us. Cookies are used on this website for the following third party services: Google Analytics, LinkedIn Share and Follow buttons, Facebook Share Button, Twitter Share and Follow buttons, Google +1 button. Some of these services may be used to track your behaviour on other websites and we have no control over this.

h- By continuing to use this website without adjusting your browser's cookie settings, you agree that we can place these cookies on your device.

3.6 As is true with most websites, our server will automatically log data regarding each visit such as your IP address, browser type, referring/exit pages, and operating system. We may use this information to monitor server errors, server administration or to monitor visitor behaviour. It is not possible for this to be disabled on a per-user basis so you must leave this website (and the internet entirely) if you do not agree to this happening.

3.7 This privacy policy applies to this website only and does not apply to any websites that this website may link to.

3.8 If you have any questions, comments or concerns about privacy, please email info@catfish-etc.com and we will get back to you.

3.9 This privacy policy has been adapted from the Open Global's website privacy policy which is copyrighted under a GNU/GPL V3 licence. http://openglobal.co.uk/

4 Liabilities

4.1 To the maximum extent permitted by law, we exclude all responsibility for any financial or material losses or damages resulting from the use of this website.

4.2 We are not responsible for the assessment of your personal and/or professional situation and the needs related to it. Therefore it is your responsability to ensure that the resources provided by us meet your specific requirements and are suitable to any third parties with whom you decide to use these resources.

4.3 Should you decide to use our resources for any other purposes than the teaching of languages to children, we will have no responsibility whatsoever on any matters arising from this use.

4.4 You should use our resources for lawful purposes only.

4.5 Should you ask us to indemnify you for any losses or damages, the amount of the indemnity due to you cannot exceed the amount you paid to access the services or products which have caused you the losses or damages.

4.6 You agree to indemnify us against any damages, losses, claims, liabilities, costs and expenses suffered us in connection with any breaches by you of some or all of these terms and conditions

5 Your and our rights

5.1 These terms and conditions set the contractual relationship between you and us, it cannot give any rights to any third parties.

5.2 If you breach these terms and conditions and we take no action against you, we will still be entitled to use our rights and remedies in any other situation where you breach these terms and conditions.

5.3 We reserve the right to deal with our rights or obligations under these terms and conditions without notifying you.

5.4 Should a provision of these terms and conditions be determined by any competent authority to be unenforceable, the other provisions of these terms and conditions will continue in effect. Similarly, if part of a provision is determined by any competent authority to be unenforceable, the rest of the provision will continue in effect.

5.5 These terms and conditions do not affect your statutory rights.

5.6 If you have any concerns or questions about these terms and conditions, please send us a thorough description.


Email: info@catfish-etc.com
Website: http://www.catfish-etc.com

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