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Terms & Conditions

Thank you for using brillingo ("brillingo"). These are the terms of use ("Terms"), which apply to your use of the brillingo website (“Site”) and the self-study workbooks sent to you by email ("Services"). For information on how information is gathered and used at the Site, please go to our privacy policy found at // The Privacy Policy is incorporated into these Terms by reference. If you do not agree to these Terms, you must discontinue using the Site and Services and terminate your registration with us. The Site is owned by Alicia Emily van Zijl of Kannehusbacken 9, Bjärnum, Sweden, 280 20.


When you register with brillingo, you will be asked to provide us with personally identifiable information that we may request, all of which will become part of your customer portal information and which you can add to or change from time to time. You will also be asked to provide an email and password which will serve to identify you as a registered user and allow you to access your account. Your self-study materials will be sent to this email. You agree to provide (i) true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by the subscription form, and (ii) maintain and properly update your customer portal information to keep it true, accurate, current and complete. If you provide information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, or brillingo has reasonable grounds to suspect that you have, we have the right to suspend or terminate your registration status and deny you future use of the Site and the Services (or any portion thereof).


You must be at least 16 years old to register and to use the Services. The Site and Services are not intended for children under the age of 16. 

Site Content

Some of the content (such as comments on blog posts) on brillingo is submitted by our users. We encourage you to take advantage of the many opportunities to interact with other brillingo users by posting and reading content and participating in online discussions. You acknowledge that by using the Site, you may be exposed to content that you find objectionable, indecent or offensive or which is inaccurate, misleading or incomplete. We are not responsible for the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any content, nor do we endorse such content. We do not verify the identity of people using our Site. You use the Site and the content at your own risk.

Use of the Site

This Site and the Services offered are intended for your personal, non-commercial use in accordance with these terms. You agree that you will not (i) copy, display or distribute any part of the Site or Services, in any medium, for any commercial purposes, or (ii) alter or modify any part of the Site and Services other than as may be reasonably necessary to use these for their intended purpose. You further agree that you will not use any automated devices, such as spiders, robots or data mining techniques to catalog, download, store or otherwise reproduce, store or distribute content available on the Site or Services, or to manipulate the Site or the Services, or otherwise exceed the limited access granted to you by brillingo.

Use of Your Information

By using the service and submitting content to the Site, you grant to brillingo, and its successors in business, a perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free, and non-exclusive license to reproduce, distribute, modify, edit, display, adapt, create derivative works from your content, for any commercial purposes, and in any medium now existing or hereinafter developed, without your prior approval or the payment of any compensation. 

Services Content

As part of our Services, we will provide links to content available freely online.  You will need to visit the source websites in order to view this content.  Although we do our best to moderate this content carefully, you acknowledge that by using our Services, you may be exposed to content that you find objectionable, indecent or offensive or which is inaccurate, misleading or incomplete. We are not responsible for the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any content, nor do we endorse such content.  All content is linked to for English language learning purposes and does not in any way reflect the views of brillingo or any of its staff.


Site User Policies

All content that you post to brillingo, including links, videos, and other content that you upload, must comply with these Terms. You take sole responsibility for all content that you post on the Site and the consequences of posting that content. You are responsible for obtaining all necessary rights to upload, post and distribute the content. You agree that you will not upload, email, transmit, or otherwise make available any content that: is threatening, defamatory, abusive, obscene, pornographic, or any material that would give rise to any civil or criminal liability under applicable law; could infringe any copyright, trademark, publicity or privacy right or any other intellectual property right of any person or entity unless you have first received permission from the owner of those rights to use the materials; contains slurs, hate speech or which attack an individual or group on the basis of race, colour, religion, national origin, or sexual preferences; constitutes spam; is a solicitation or advertisement for any commercial product or activity; constitutes behaviour that does not support a safe and comfortable environment for all users; or contains any materials that encourage inappropriate or unlawful conduct.


We may, at our sole discretion, immediately terminate your access to the Site should your conduct fail to conform with these Terms. You understand that you are personally responsible for your behaviour while on the Site and agree to indemnify and hold brillingo, and its affiliates, business partners, and their respective officers, directors, employees, and agents, harmless from and against any loss, damage, liability, cost, or expense of any kind (including attorneys' fees) that we may incur in connection with a third party claim or otherwise, in relation to your use of the Services or access to or use of the Site, or your violation of either these Terms, applicable law, or the rights of any third party. We have the right to view and monitor any content posted to this Site, and we reserve the right, but not the obligation, to monitor, edit or remove any content at any time and without notice if we believe that the content violates these Terms, removal is necessary to protect the rights, property or personal safety of brillingo, its users and the public, if required to do so by law, or if we believe in our sole discretion that doing so will improve our Site and the experience of our users.


If you believe that any postings on the Site violate these Terms, please let us know by using the contact form at the bottom of every page.

brillingo Intellectual Property

The Site, Services and, with the exception of material posted by registered users and third party content, all material published on the Site and Services, including, but not limited to text, photographs, video, text, graphics, music, audio, sounds, messages, comments, ratings, and other materials is owned by brillingo or its licensors and is protected by copyright, patents, trademarks, trade secrets and/or other proprietary rights, including under European Union copyright laws. brillingo owns a copyright in the selection, coordination, arrangement and enhancement of such content and copyright in the Site. All trademarks appearing on this Site ("Marks") are trademarks of their respective owners, including brillingo and its partners. Users are prohibited from using any Marks without the written permission of brillingo or such third party that may own the Marks.



All content on the Site or the Services is provided AS IS for your information and personal use only. You may not copy, publish, transmit, distribute, perform, sell, create derivative works of, or in any way exploit, any of the content, in whole or in part, without brillingo’s prior written consent. You may download content for your personal, non-commercial use only as provided in these Terms, provided that you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices. Copying or storing of content for other than personal use is expressly prohibited without prior permission from us or the copyright holder identified in the copyright notice contained in the content.

You shall not (directly or indirectly): (i) decipher, decompile, disassemble, reverse engineer or otherwise attempt to derive any source code or underlying ideas or algorithms of any part of the Site, except to the limited extent applicable laws specifically prohibit such restriction, (ii) modify, translate, or otherwise create derivative works of any part of the Service, or (iii) copy, rent, lease, distribute, or otherwise transfer any of the rights that you receive hereunder. You shall abide by all applicable local, state, national and international laws and regulations.

Emails from Us

By registering for brillingo, you will receive online communications from brillingo. To unsubscribe from a brillingo marketing or newsletter email list, simply click on the "Unsubscribe" link at the bottom of the email and your name will be removed from our emailing list. 

If you are subscribed to our Services, you will also receive emails in connection to this.  Unsubscribing from these service emails isn’t possible, as it would stop us from sending you your study workbooks and other important information.  However, if you cancel your subscription, you will stop receiving these emails.

Disclaimer of Warranties

You understand that your use of the Site, Services or third party sites and content accessible from the Site and Services (including any downloads or any loss of data or other damage to your computer system you experience from using the Site and Services) is at your sole risk. 


You understand that the Site and Services and all information, products and other content (including third party information, products, sites and content included in or accessible from the Site or Services, are provided on an “as is” “where is” and “where available” basis, and are subject to change at any time without notice to you.  You acknowledge that brillingo makes no warranty that the site or services will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error-free.  You understand that brillingo does not warrant that the results obtained from your use of the site or services will meet your expectations.  No warranty of any kind, whether oral or written, can modify the terms of the disclaimer set forth in this document.


Your use and browsing of the Site and Services is at your own risk.  If you are dissatisfied with any of the materials contained in the Site or Services, or with any of these terms, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue accessing and using the Site and Services and cancel your subscription to our Services.  You may discontinue your subscription to our Services at any time.


To the fullest extent permitted by law, brillingo disclaims all representations, warranties, and conditions of any kind (express, implied, statutory, or otherwise, including but not limited to the warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, title, and non-infringement of proprietary rights) as to the Site and Services and all information, products, and other content (including third-party information, products, and content) included in or accessible from the Site and Services.


All content, products, and third-party services on the Site or Services, or obtained from a website to which the Site or Services are linked, are provided to you “as is” without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, title, non-infringement, security, or accuracy.


brillingo does not endorse and is not responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any opinion, advice or statement made through users of the Site, any content provided on the Site and any linked sites or the capabilities or reliability of any product or service obtained from the Site, Services, or a linked site.


Other than as required by law, under no circumstance will brillingo be liable for any loss or damage caused by your reliance on information obtained through the Site, Services, or any linked site, or your reliance on any product or service obtained from the Site or a linked site.  It is your responsibility to evaluate the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any opinion, advice or other content available through the Site, Services or obtained through a linked site.

Liability Limitation

To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, in no event will brillingo or its affiliates be liable to you (or any third party making claims through you) for any damages whatsoever, including but not limited to any direct, indirect, special, consequential, punitive or incidental damages, or damages for loss of use, profits, data, or other intangibles, or the cost of procurement of substitute goods or services, unauthorised access to and tampering with your personal information or transmissions, arising out of or related to the use, inability to use, unauthorised use, performance, or non-performance of the Site or the Services, even if brillingo has been advised previously of the possibility of such damages and whether such damages arise in contract, negligence, tort, under statute, in equity, at law, or otherwise.


Unless limited or modified by applicable law, the foregoing disclaimers, waivers, and limitations shall apply to the maximum extent permitted, even if any remedy fails its essential purpose.  brillingo’s licensors and contractors are intended third-party beneficiaries of these disclaimers.


If any part of these warranty disclaimers or limitations of liability is found to be invalid or unenforceable for any reason, then brillingo’s aggregate liability for all claims under such circumstances for liabilities shall not exceed 500 Swedish Kronor (500SEK).


We can suspend or terminate you as a registered user and your access to the Site or Services, in whole or in part, at any time, immediately and without notice if, at brillingo’s sole discretion, you fail to comply with any of the Terms.


These Terms are the entire agreement between you and brillingo. They supersede any and all prior or contemporaneous agreements between you and brillingo relating to your use of the Site or the Services. If any part of these Terms is determined to be invalid or unenforceable, it will not impact any other provision of these Terms, all of which will remain in full force and effect. The failure of brillingo to partially or fully exercise any rights or the waiver of brillingo of any breach of these Terms by you, shall not prevent a subsequent exercise of such right by brillingo or be deemed a waiver by brillingo of any subsequent breach by you of the same or any other term of these Terms. The rights and remedies of brillingo under these Terms and any other applicable agreement between you and brillingo shall be cumulative, and the exercise of any such right or remedy shall not limit brillingo's right to exercise any other right or remedy. These Terms are governed by, and will be interpreted in accordance with, the laws of Sweden, without regard to any choice of law provisions. You agree that, with the exception of injunctive relief sought by brillingo for any violation of brillingo's proprietary or other rights, any and all disputes relating to these Terms, your use of the Site or the Services shall be resolved by arbitration in accordance with the then-current rules of the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (“SCC") before an independent arbitrator designated by the SCC. The location of arbitration shall be Stockholm, Sweden.

Modification of Terms

We may change the Terms from time to time by updating this posting and changing the Effective Date referenced below. Please visit the Terms area each time you visit the Site to keep up to date with the current terms regarding your use of the Site. Your continued use of the Site constitutes an affirmative acknowledgement by you of the Terms modifications and your agreement to abide and be bound by the Terms as modified.

Effective Date: 5th December 2017
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