Terms of service for teachers

At the Citizens Academy our primary mission is to deliver Christ, kingdom and wealth-centric Classes, Courses and Masterclasses for Kingdom Citizens.

We work with Teachers who are equally as passionate in educating Kingdom Citizens by delivering Christ, kingdom and wealth-centric Digital Products which may comprise classes, courses, educational materials or masterclasses (Digital Content or Digital Services).

By agreeing to join our teaching team you agree to abide to the Teacher terms set out below.

Together with our Website Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and any other of our relevant website based policies (which are expressly incorporated into these terms, these terms govern the basis on which we work with you, publish your Digital Content and sell your Digital Products on our platform.

Please read these terms carefully before you open an account to become a Teacher on our website.

You must be at least 18 years old to become a Teacher on our website.

  1. About us
    We are Restore Enterprise Limited (trading as Citizens Academy), a company registered in England and Wales under company number: 06337675. Our registered office is at: Kemp House, 160 City Road, London, England, EC1V 2NX.

  2. These terms
    1. You must agree to these terms when you open an account to become a Teacher.
    2. You acknowledge that by becoming a Teacher, you are granting us the right to copy, display, use, store, distribute, transmit, manage, sell and publish your Digital Products on our site for the sole purpose of providing Digital Products to those who access our site, our Students and Members (‘’users’’)
    3. Any reference to ‘we’, ‘us’ or ‘our’ in these terms is to Citizens Academy, and any reference to ‘you’ or ‘your’ is to the person who is a Teacher who publishes educational Digital Content and provides educational Digital Services on and through our website.
    4. We may make changes to these terms at any time. We will notify you by email about any changes to these terms. Your continued use of our site following our notification to you of changes to these terms, will indicate that you agree to the changes.
    5. Your use of our website is governed by our Website Terms of Use

  3. Teacher Accounts
    1. You will be required to have an account in order to provide Digital Products on our platform.
    2. Successful registration of all Teacher accounts are subject to an approval process which includes confirming that you have read, understand, and agree with our Constitution and our review of the Digital Products that you would like to publish on our website.
    3. To register you will need to sign up via our website. When setting up your account, you must provide true, correct, and complete information about yourself as prompted in the registration form. You must also maintain and continue to provide up to date and correct information. The data you provide is governed by our Privacy Policy.
    4. When you register your account, you will be prompted to provide a username to identify you, it does not have to be your name and can be a username created by you. Your username must not be vulgar or offensive. We will not approve your account if we consider that the username you have created is obscene, vulgar, offensive, unlawful or is inappropriate for any reason at our discretion.
    5. Once your Teacher account has been approved and is activated, you are solely responsible for your account and everything that happens on your account including any harm or damage whether or not it is done by you or a third party (including where they act without your permission) accessing your account details. It is your responsibility to ensure that you do not share your password and that you keep it confidential and secure.
    6. If you suspect someone else is using your account, you agree to immediately notify us by contacting us via the contact form.
      We will not be responsible for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this section.
      You may not use or create an account for an unlawful purpose.
    7. If we suspect that you are operating your Teacher account in a way that breaches these Terms or we suspect that you engage in fraudulent or illegal activities or for any other reason in our sole discretion we may suspend or terminate your account.
    8. We reserve the right to terminate your account if you fail to submit Digital Content or provide Digital Services within 30 days following the successful registration of your account.

  4. Digital Content
    1. Digital content is a set of pre-recorded teachings by you, available on our site either as a short practical lesson known as a Class or a series of lessons known as a Course which may or may not include e-books or educational materials owned or co-owned by you.
    2. As a Teacher you can:
      1. submit Digital Content to be uploaded onto our site which will be subject to our approval process before it is published; or
      2. on payment of a fee, use our Course Development and Design service, where we assist you in producing your Digital Content that will be uploaded and published on our site
    3. Where you submit Digital Content to be published on our site, we agree that we will in 5 working days review the Digital Content and notify you as to whether it has been approved. In the event that the Digital Content is not approved, we will provide you with our reasons and any modifications that can be made for it to be approved. Our criteria for Digital Content can be found here.
    4. You agree to provide us with all reasonable assistance and information required by us to assist with the development, provision, editing, modification, marketing, promotion, or supply of the Digital Content as required so that it can be published and available to users on our platform.
    5. We reserve the right to remove any or all of your Digital Content from our platforms if we suspect or have grounds to believe that you have breached any of these terms or for any other grounds at our discretion.

  5. Digital Services
    1. Digital Services are provided by you to users via a video conferencing platform taking place as a live stream Masterclass in group or individual sessions which may or may not be provided with Digital Content.
    2. To be approved to provide Digital Services you must:
      1. provide us with a copy of the Masterclass outline and curriculum for our approval before the Masterclass can be published on our website;
      2. have the required expertise (education, training, knowledge, and skills) to offer and teach the Masterclass;
      3. ensure that you have suitable equipment (laptop or computer) and are able to comply with the system requirements to be able to provide a live Masterclass via a video conferencing platform with minimal interruptions to your service;
      4. hold an account with a video conferencing platform to be able to facilitate the masterclass.
    3. You agree to provide us with all reasonable assistance and information required by us to assist with the development, provision, editing, modification, marketing, promotion, or supply of the Digital Services as required so that it can be available for users to book on our platform.
    4. You agree that upon being notified that a Masterclass has been purchased and session scheduled, you will in no less than 48 hours] email the user that the session will go ahead or be rescheduled. If rescheduled, you will email the user to agree and schedule new dates.
    5. You agree that if for any reason beyond your control or due to sickness, injury or bereavement you are unable to provide the Masterclass, you will notify us by email immediately but no later than 48 hours from when you became aware that you would not be available, informing us of your unavailability and the reason. You are responsible for informing users of your unavailability by email, except in exceptional circumstances when you will require us to notify them on your behalf, which you must notify us of by email.
    6. We reserve the right to suspend or ban you from providing Digital Services if we suspect or have grounds to believe that you have breached these terms or for any other grounds at our discretion.

  6. Pricing, Payments, and Refunds
    1. You are responsible for setting the price for your Digital Products that will be available for purchase on our platforms. We may provide you with guidance on a base price, but the price that your Digital Products are sold for are set by you.
    2. You agree that you will not price your Digital Products for more than they are advertised elsewhere online. If a user locates the exact Digital Product at a lower price elsewhere online, you will be required to sell your Digital Product on our platforms for the lower price to that user.
    3. You give us permission to share your Digital Products for free with our Members and employees with the exception of Masterclasses. You acknowledge that you will not receive payment or compensation in these cases.
    4. You grant us the right, to collect the value of all purchases of your Digital Products made through our platforms on your behalf. You agree to pay us 20% commission of the sale of your Digital Products, calculated as a percentage of the total net price of your product subject to any applicable tax deductions such as VAT.
    5. We reserve the right to modify our commission fee, however if we choose to do so, we will provide you with 30 days’ notice by email, all Digital Products purchased after the notice period will be subject to the revised commission fee.
    6. Our commission and all applicable taxes will be deducted from the fee that we collect from the users for purchase of your Digital Products and the balance will be payable to you on a monthly basis, no later than 30 days following our receipt of the fee for the Digital Product or completion of a Masterclass.
    7. Payments will be made to Teachers via our third party payment provider, of which you will be required to hold an account with in order to receive payments. Details of your account with the third party payment operator will be requested when you register and are approved as a Teacher on our platform. at the time you register to become a teacher on our platform.
    8. All sums payable to you under these terms will be payable in pounds sterling and are exclusive of VAT or other taxes or duties, which shall be payable by us excluding any income taxes which become payable due to your receipt of income, you acknowledge and agree that you are solely responsible and accountable to HMRC and or any other taxation authorities for any taxes due on your receipt of income .
    9. You acknowledge that we may be required to obtain ID verification and tax information such as your passport and national insurance numbers in order to comply with any legislation, statutory requirements and laws that require us to do so. You agree to provide us with this information where required and you acknowledge and agree that we have the right to withhold payment should this information not be provided.
    10. You acknowledge and agree that users s have the right to receive a refund as set out in the Terms of Service for Students. You accept that you will not receive payment where a refund has been given to a user.
    11. If a user asks for a refund after we have paid you, we reserve the right to either deduct the amount of the refund from the next payment due to be sent to you or where no further payments are due to you or the payments are insufficient to cover the refunded amounts, to invoice you for the amount paid to you for the sale of the Digital Product that was refunded.
    12. You have the right to withdraw any of your Digital Products for sale from our platforms by providing 2 weeks’ notice by email; however, you are required to complete any Masterclasses that have been paid for.

  7. Ownership and Permissions
    1. You retain all rights and ownership of all Digital Products that you own and upload on our platform including Digital Content that is produced via our Course Development and Design Service.
    2. We do not claim ownership rights over your Digital Products, except when we may jointly own Digital Content created when you use our Course Development and Design Service, in which case, we are co-owners of the Digital Content.
    3. As the owner of your Digital Content you retain the right to sell and use your Digital Products on platforms other than our own. As the co-owner of Digital Content that is created using our Course Development and Design Service, we grant you the sole and exclusive right to use the Digital Content on other platforms.
    4. You acknowledge that in order to provide Digital Products to our users, we require permission from you to the Digital Products that we provide.
    5. When you upload or make accessible your Digital Products on our platform, you grant us a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free, sub-licensable, and transferable license to:
      1. offer, exploit, access, use, reproduce, distribute, sell, promote, market, and publish the Digital Products for the purpose of providing the Digital Products to users including operating and improving our services;
      2. your branding, trade names, trademarks or any other IP rights related to the Digital Products for the purpose of promoting and marketing the Digital Products on all our online platforms;
      3. allow persons accessing the Website or any part of it as Guests, Students or Members (users) to, view, download, save, access and use the Digital Products for their own personal benefit and non-profit making or commercial purposes only;
      4. record, use, edit, add captions to or otherwise modify your Digital Products for the purpose of delivering, marketing, promoting, demonstrating, improving, or operating our services
    6. You grant us permission to use your name, likeness, voice and image in connection with offering, delivering, marketing, promoting, demonstrating and selling the Digital Products and our services.
    7. You have the right to remove your Digital Products, but you must give us 2 weeks’ notice by email of your intention to do so at which point when your Digital Products are removed the permissions granted to us under this Section will cease. We reserve the right to remove your Digital Products before the end of the 2 weeks’ upon request or at our own discretion.
    8. The permissions granted to users in 7.5.3 of this section will continue in accordance with the terms of their license as provided in their Terms of Service to students.
    9. We own the Citizens Academy platform and services, logos, trademarks, copyrights, databases, including domain names, the website, present or future apps and services and proprietary software and we have permission to use third-party licensed software that power our services and any related software applications and hosting platforms. You cannot tamper with these or use them without our permission.
    10. As a Teacher on our platform, we give you permission to use our website in accordance with the Terms of Use and for purposes related to supplying us with your Digital Products for use on our platform.
    11. You may make a written request for permission to use our videos, illustrations, images, logos, trademarks and copyrights, example course, course templates, educational materials, interactions or other pre-built work or content created by us which may be used to develop your Digital Products including modifying and embedding our work into your Digital Products. Permission will be granted for the purpose of producing your Digital Products for use on our platform, permission is at our sole discretion and will be granted in writing. You do not have ownership rights in any of our works.
    12. During the period your Digital Products are on our platform, subject to us granting you written permission to do so, you may use our trademarks in connection with the promotion and sale of your Digital Products available on our platform. You must immediately cease using our trademarks at our request.
    13. We reserve all rights not granted under these terms, and unless permitted in these terms, you must not (and must not permit any third party to):
      1. access, tamper with, or use non-public areas of the platform (including content storage), our computer systems, or the technical delivery systems of our service providers;
      2. modify, port, adapt, or translate any software or other intellectual property elements underlying our platform and services;
      3. access the services in order to build a product or service that competes with our services;
      4. disable, interfere with, or try to circumvent any of the features of the platforms related to security or probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of any of our systems;
      5. introduce, transmit, re-transmit or store materials or software code on or through the services or through your Digital Products that are harmful to our platforms and service including our software and technology and that of third parties including without limitation sending a virus, overloading, flooding, spamming or mail-bombing the platforms or services, or in any other manner interfering with or creating an undue burden on the services;
      6. copy, modify, create a derivative work, reverse engineer, reverse assemble or otherwise attempt to discover any source code of or content on our platform or services
      7. use our trademarks in a misleading, disparaging way or in a way that is unlawful, obscene, indecent or brings us into disrepute

  8. Teacher Obligations
    1. You agree that your purpose and use of our service is for the business of publishing and providing your Digital Products which includes and is limited to teaching, tutoring, and providing educational material and resources.
    2. By becoming a Teacher on our platform and supplying Digital Products, you warrant that:
      1. you are the owner of the Digital Products, or the licensee and you are unencumbered in your right to use, share, sell and authorise us to use your Digital Products as set out in these terms;
      2. your Digital Products do not infringe the legal or intellectual property rights of any third party

        and you agree to indemnify us against any third-party claim, demand, loss, damages, costs including legal costs and expenses suffered or incurred by us as a result of or in connection with any intellectual property infringement claim or legal claim brought or threatened by any third party related to your Digital Products

    3. You understand and agree that you are responsible for your Digital Products, and you are responsible for ensuring its reliability, accuracy, validity, truthfulness, completeness, and quality. You agree to indemnify us against any third party claims, demands, loss, damages, costs, including legal costs and expenses suffered or incurred as a result of or in connection with your Digital Products being untrue, inaccurate, unreliable or incomplete.
    4. You understand and agree that it is your duty to ensure that your provide Digital Products of good quality, skill and care that corresponds with our standards, our constitution and reflect the standards of your industry, knowledge, and expertise.
    5. You understand and agree that your Digital Products are for informational purposes only and are not for the purposes of giving advice and you agree to include all relevant disclaimers to your Digital Products should this be required if for example you provide information on finances, health, the law or any other regulated subject.

    6. You agree that you will not:
      1. harass, abuse, harm, threaten or in any other way conduct yourself in a way that is unlawful, discriminatory, offensive or obscene to others on our platform and in your provision of Digital Products
      2. submit, upload, post, email or share any content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libellous, invasive of another’s privacy, sexually explicit, hateful or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable;
      3. impersonate any person or entity, falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity or disguise the origin of any content or gain unauthorised access to another person’s account
      4. submit, upload, post, email or share any content that is unsolicited or unauthorised advertising and promotional material
      5. submit, upload, post, email or share any content that contains computer viruses, or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy, or limit the functionality of any computer software, hardware, or telecommunications equipment
      6. use the services and our platform for business other than for accessing and providing tutoring, teaching and educational services and materials to users
      7. abuse our platform, resources including our course development and design services and users

    7. You acknowledge and understand that you do not have a direct contractual relationship with users of our platform. The only information you will receive about our users is what is provided to you by us or through their use of your Digital Products. You agree that you will not:
      1. use the data you receive from us for any purpose other than providing the Digital Products to users on our platform
      2. solicit additional personal data or store users’ personal data (excluding names and email addresses) outside our platform
      3. breach the requirements for the use of and storing personal data as set out in our Privacy Policy

        you agree to indemnify us against any claims arising from your use of users’ data in breach of these terms.
    8. We reserve the right to suspend, ban, or terminate your account and or suspend payment to you, if you breach any of your obligations in this Section.

  9. Our services to you
    1. The services we provide to you is for the purpose of you being able to publish your Digital Content and supply Digital Services on our platforms to users.
    2. Our services include operating our website (including online platforms) for the purpose of publishing your Digital Content, managing your Digital Services, Course Development and Design Services, tutorials, instructions, guidance, educational materials and templates for your classes, courses and masterclasses, facilitating you having a Teacher account on our platform, marketing and promoting your Digital Products and enabling users to access, view and or buy your Digital Products on our platforms, as well as enabling you to engage and interact with our users for the provision of your Digital Products and paying you the proceeds less deductions from any sales of your Digital Products.
    3. We shall use reasonable endeavours to make our services available to and to use reasonable endeavours for you to be able to use and access our services uninterrupted.
    4. We cannot guarantee that our services will be available at any given time. We also cannot guarantee that access to your Digital Products on our platforms will not be uninterrupted, error, free or secure. For example, access to your Teacher Account on our website may be temporarily unavailable while we carry out maintenance or for other technical reasons.
    5. We will not be liable to you if we make changes to the services we provide or if for any reason beyond our reasonable control we are unable to provide the services at any given time for whatsoever reason.

  10. Termination
    1. We may terminate your agreement with us and withdraw and close your account including your ability to supply your Digital Products if you commit a material breach of these terms including in cases where:
      1. you do not comply with our polices or legal terms in place at the time (including but not limited to the Constitution and Website Terms of Use);
      2. your Digital Content and Digital Services are of unsuitable quality or generates complaints from users that we uphold;
      3. you engage in behaviour that is likely to bring us into public disrepute or scandal;
      4. you use our services and platform in a way that constitutes unfair competition, such as encouraging users away from our site to your own platforms in a way that breaches these terms; or
      5. we determine at our sole discretion to do so.

        We will provide you with 2 weeks’ notice by email of our intention to do so, except in the case of a material breach by you of these terms where we reserve the right to terminate with immediate effect.

    2. You may terminate your account at any time, but you must give us 2 weeks’ notice by email as this will include the removal of your Digital Products from our site.
    3. Termination of this agreement shall not affect your or our rights and remedies that have accrued as at termination.
    4. Any provision in these terms that expressly or by implication is intended to come into or continue in force on or after termination will remain in full force and effect.

  11. Events beyond our control
    We are not liable to you if we fail to comply with these terms because of circumstances beyond our reasonable control.

  12. Liability
    1. Subject to below, our liability to you under or in connection with these terms (regardless of whether such liability arises in tort, contract or in any other way and whether or not caused by negligence or misrepresentation) will be limited to the amount of commission payable by you to us.
    2. We will not be liable to you under or in connection with these terms (regardless of whether such liability arises in tort, contract or in any other way and whether or not caused by negligence or misrepresentation) for:
      1. consequential, indirect, or special losses; or
      2. any of the following (whether director or indirect):
        1. loss of profit;
        2. loss or corruption of data;
        3. loss or corruption of software or systems;
        4. loss or damage to equipment;
        5. loss of use;
        6. loss of opportunity;
        7. loss of savings, discount or rebate (whether actual or anticipated);or
        8. harm to reputation or loss of goodwill.
      3. Nothing in these terms will limit or exclude our liability for:
        1. death or personal injury caused by negligence;
        2. fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation; or
        3. any other losses which cannot be excluded or limited by law.
      4. This section will survive termination of the Contract.

  13. Your information
    Any personal information that you provide to us will be dealt with in line with our Privacy Policy, which explains what information we collect and hold about you, and how we collect, store, use and share such information.

  14. General terms
    1. You are not allowed to transfer your rights under these terms to anyone without our prior written consent. We may transfer our rights under these terms to another business without your consent, but we will notify you by email of the transfer and make sure your rights are not adversely affected as a result.
    2. No one other than us or you has any right to enforce any of these terms.
    3. You agree that nothing in these terms shall be deemed to constitute a partnership, joint venture, relationship of employer and employee, contractor relationship or the relationship of principal and agent between you and us.
    4. If any provision of these terms (or part of any provision) is or becomes illegal, invalid or unenforceable, the legality, validity and enforceability of any other provision of these terms will not be affected.
    5. If you breach these terms and we take no action, we will still be entitled to use our rights and remedies in any other situation where you breach these terms.
    6. Any notices given under or in connection with these Terms must be in writing and sent by email.

  15. Governing law and Disputes
    1. The laws of England and Wales apply to these terms.
    2. If any dispute arises between you and us out of, or in connection with these Terms, you agree that you and us shall resolve the matter through mediation in accordance with the London Court of International Arbitration Mediation Rules.
    3. Where any dispute has failed to be resolved by Mediation, you or us may issue formal legal proceedings which will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.


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