Terms & Conditions

Terms and conditions.

Please read and ensure that you fully understand these terms and conditions, alongside our privacy policy, before using this website.


Terms of use of the website

These terms and conditions of use explain the terms upon which you may make use of our website backpackphonics.co.uk and BackPackPhonics.com and apply whether you are accessing as a guest or a subscribed user.

Please carefully read these terms and conditions before you access our site as they refer to your use of our site. By using the site, you confirm that you understand, accept and will comply with these terms of use.

Please also carefully read our privacy policy and acceptable use policy which set out the terms on which we process and collect personal data that you provide to us as well as the permitted and prohibited use of our website.

Link to privacy policy               

Do not use our site if you do not agree to any of these terms of use.

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

We may revise these terms of use at any time by amending this page. Please check these terms regularly to take notice of any changes we made, as they are binding on you.

Our information

Backpack Phonics Ltd is a registered limited company in England and Wales under the company number 11132522. The company registered address is 2, Highwood Road, Uttoxeter, ST14 8BG.

www.backpackphonics.co.uk/www.backpackphonics.com is a site operated and owned by BackpackPhonics Ltd which will hereby be referred to as ‘we/us/our’ in these terms of use.

Site changes

We will regularly update our website with new content and occasionally some content may be removed or updated, however we are under no obligation to do this. We cannot guarantee that the site will be free from errors or omissions although we will endeavour to ensure that this is not the case.

Accessing our site

Our site has areas which are free to view and content that is available to paid subscribers. Paid subscribers will be supplied with a unique username and password (log in details) as part of our site security. Subscribers agree to keep this information confidential and must not disclose it to any third party. We reserve the right to disable any username and password if it is reasonably deemed that these terms have not been complied with. If you know or suspect that someone else is using your log in details, use must notify us immediately.

We cannot guarantee that our site, or content on it, will always be available or uninterrupted. We will not be liable to you if, for any reason, our site is unavailable at any time or for any period. We reserve the right to suspend, withdraw, change or discontinue all or any of our site without notice.

Intellectual Property Rights

We are the owner of all intellectual property rights on our site and of our logo, animal characters and images within ‘Goat in a Coat’. These works are protected by copyright laws and treaties across the world. All such rights are reserved.

Subscribers are permitted to download and print content and photocopy resources, such that it suits the size of their class group, for use only within their school/nursery. Allowing non-subscribers access to our content is prohibited.

No alteration or modification of the content is permitted, and no use of our content, logo and/or illustrations is allowed for commercial purposes without prior written authorisation from Backpack Phonics Ltd. If you are found to be in breach of these terms of use, and thus copyright laws, your rights to use the site will cease immediately and you must return any copies of the content in your possession.

You agree not to use our site for any business or commercial services. We will always remain the owners of the content and do not sell any of the content to you.


Our website is a secure and encrypted site. However, you must bear the risk associated with the use of the internet. In particular, we will not be liable for any damage or loss caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, any viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful that may infect your computer, peripheral computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material as a result of your use of our website or you downloading any content from our website. 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 which 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.

Limitation of Liability and Indemnity

Nothing in these terms of use excludes or limits our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, or our fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, or any other liability that cannot be excluded or limited by English law. To the extent permitted by law, we exclude all conditions, warranties, representations or other terms which may apply to our site or any content on it, whether express or implied.

We will not be liable to any user 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.
  • Any economic losses.
  • Any loss of data.
  • Use of or reliance on any content displayed on our site.
  • Any other loss or damage of any kind.

 You agree to fully indemnify, defend and hold us harmless immediately on demand, from and against all claims, including but not limited to losses (including loss of profit, revenue, goodwill or reputation), costs and expenses, including reasonable administrative and legal costs, arising out of any breach of these terms and conditions by you, or any other liabilities arising out of your use of our website or any other person accessing our website using your personal information with your authority.

This does not affect your statutory rights as a consumer.

Governing law and jurisdiction

The Website is controlled and operated in the United Kingdom. The Conditions and any Contract brought into being as a result of usage of this Website will be governed by the laws of England and Wales and you agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales. We reserve the right to disclose such information to law enforcement authorities as we reasonably feel is necessary should you breach this agreement.

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