By using the website, you are representing to ConnectEDU that:
• You are at least 14 years old (or the minimum legal age in the jurisdiction in which you are viewing this website).
• You will not use the website for any unlawful purpose.
• You understand and agree that ConnectEDU may discontinue or change the website and the Services at any time, without notice.
• You also understand and agree that ConnectEDU may discontinue or restrict your use of this website and the Services for any reason without notice.
• You will not upload files, or cause users to upload files, that contain viruses, corrupted files or any other similar software or programs that may adversely affect the operation of the Services or any other computer linked to the Service, including computers of other users.
CONNECTEDU PROPRIETARY RIGHTS AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY.
The technology, ideas, concepts graphics, trademarks, service marks, trade dress, graphical user interfaces and computer software that enables or facilitates the Services, together with the collection of factual data associated with the Services and the website ("Content") is the property of ConnectEDU or its licensors, and is protected by U.S. and international copyright, trademark and other intellectual property laws. Your use of the Services and this website and your access to the Content does not confer any right or license to use any of the Content for any purpose or by any means other than use in connection with the Service. This website and the Content may be used only for your personal and non-commercial use. You agree not to copy, reproduce, distribute, transmit, broadcast, circulate, modify, display, perform, publish, translate, create derivative works based upon, store, frame or link to any Content on the website without the express prior written consent of ConnectEDU, with this one exception: You may, on an occasional and irregular basis, reproduce, distribute, display or transmit an insubstantial portion of Content, for a noncommercial purpose and without charge, to a limited number of individuals, provided you include all copyright and other proprietary rights notices with such portion of the Content in the same form in which the notices appear on the website, the original source attribution, and the phrase in 14 point font "Used with permission from ConnectEDU, Inc." Under no circumstances are you permitted to post any Content from the website to forums, newsgroups, mail lists, electronic bulletin boards or other websites, without the prior written consent of ConnectEDU. To request consent for other matters, you may contact ConnectEDU by emailing Customer Support. You further agree not to reverse engineer any aspect of the Service or the Content, nor to use your access of the Content, the Service or the website to build or create a competitive product or service, or to create any product or service using ideas, features or functions similar to any aspect of the Content, website or the Services.
MEMBER ACCOUNT, PASSWORD AND SECURITY.
You will receive a password and account designation upon completing the ConnectEDU registration process and becoming a member. These passwords are the property of ConnectEDU and for security reasons must not be disclosed to any other party. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the password and account, and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your password or account. You agree to: (a) immediately notify ConnectEDU of any unauthorized use of your password or account or any other breach of security, and (b) ensure that you exit from your account at the end of each session. ConnectEDU cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this Section.
MEMBER CONDUCT IN FORUMS.
You understand that all information, data, text, and other materials, whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, are the sole responsibility of the person from whom such information, data, text, or materials originated. This means that you, and not ConnectEDU, are entirely responsible for all information, data, text, and other materials that you upload, post, e-mail, transmit, or otherwise make available via the website and the Service. You understand that any online interaction between a college, university, or community college admissions official and a student seeking admission or their parent is the responsibility of the parties to that interaction, and does not involve ConnectEDU. You agree that you will not use any robot, spider, other automatic device or manual process to monitor or copy any Content from, or interfere with the proper operation of the website or the Service.
Use of Forums: Certain areas of this website enable you to access online forums where you can post messages and read messages posted by other users (the "Forums"). Some of the Forums topics are selected by ConnectEDU and others are created by users. ConnectEDU does not endorse, and specifically disclaims any responsibility or liability for, any content posted on the Forums, whether the topic is first selected by ConnectEDU or a user. The Forums are a free service provided to users of ConnectEDU. By posting or reading a message in the Forums, you agree to be bound by the following "rules of user conduct." If you do not want to be bound by these rules, then do not use the Forums.
• You agree to be fully responsible for your own postings and agree to access and use the Forums at your own risk on an as-is basis.
•You agree to post only messages that relate to the subject matter of the Forum.
•You agree not to defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights of others.
•You agree not to impersonate any person or entity, including, for example, a ConnectEDU employee or officer or a Forum leader, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity.
•You agree not to post messages that contain material that is inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene or indecent. This includes any content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights of any party. You agree to give attribution to others when you quote or paraphrase materials owned by others, and to limit your quotations to no more than 50 words.
•You agree not to upload files, or cause users to upload files, that contain viruses, corrupted files or any other similar software or programs that may adversely affect the operation of another's computer.
•You agree not to advertise or promote any goods or services in the Forums. This includes, among other things, "junk mail", "spam", "chain letters" and "pyramid schemes".
•You agree not to conduct contests or distribute chain letters through the Forums.
•You agree not to violate any applicable local, state, national or international law in connection with your use of the Forums. This includes, among other things, any securities law or regulation.
•By posting a message, uploading a file or engaging in any other form of communication through a Forum, you are granting ConnectEDU a perpetual, royalty-free and irrevocable right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, distribute, transmit, display, perform, sublicense, create derivative works based upon, transfer and sell any such messages, files or communications.
•You agree to indemnify and hold ConnectEDU and its affiliates and their respective officers, directors and employees harmless from any claims, damages, losses or costs (including reasonable attorney's fees) that arise out of any of your postings and any material contained therein.
Monitoring of Member Conduct and Forums:
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES AND LIMITATIONS ON LIABILITY.
The website includes facts, views, opinions and recommendations of consultants, individuals and organizations not under the direct control of ConnectEDU. ConnectEDU and its Content licensors do not guarantee or warrant the accuracy, completeness or timeliness of, or otherwise endorse, these views, opinions and recommendations. You should always seek the assistance of a professional for advice on investments, taxes, financial aid, the law or other professional matters.
Due to the number of sources from which the Content is obtained, and the inherent hazards of electronic distribution, there may be delays, omissions or inaccuracies in such Content and the website.
THE CONTENT, THE SERVICE AND THE WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE", WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED AND CONNECTEDU AND ITS AFFILIATES, AGENTS AND LICENSORS CANNOT AND DO NOT MAKE ANY REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY WITH RESPECT TO AND HEREBY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, REGARDING THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, CURRENTNESS, TIMELINESS, QUALITY, SUITABILITY, TRUTH, NONINFRINGEMENT, TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OF ANY OF THE SERVICES OR THE CONTENT AVAILABLE THROUGH THE WEBSITE, OR THE WEBSITE ITSELF.
WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, CONNECTEDU AND ITS AFFILIATES, AGENTS AND LICENSORS DO NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT (A) THE USE OF THE SERVICE WILL BE SECURE, TIMELY, UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE OR WILL OPERATE IN COMBINATION WITH ANY OTHER HARDWARE, SOFTWARE, SYSTEM OR DATA, (B) THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR EXPECTATIONS, (C) ANY STORED DATA WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE, (D) THE SERVICE OR SERVER(S) THAT MAKE THE SERVICE AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS, or (E) THAT USE OF THE SERVICES, THE CONTENT OR THE WEBSITE COMPLIES WITH ANY FEDERAL, STATE OR LOCAL LAW RELATING TO PRIVACY OR DATA SECURITY, AND CONNECTEDU HEREBY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES RELATED TO THE FOREGOING. NEITHER CONNECTEDU NOR ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES, AGENTS OR LICENSORS WILL BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANYONE ELSE FOR ANY LOSS OR INJURY CAUSED IN WHOLE OR PART BY ITS NEGLIGENCE OR CONTINGENCIES BEYOND ITS CONTROL IN PROCURING, COMPILING, INTERPRETING, REPORTING OR DELIVERING THE WEBSITE, THE SERVICES AND/OR ANY CONTENT ON THE WEBSITE.
IN NO EVENT WILL CONNECTEDU, ITS AFFILIATES, AGENTS OR LICENSORS BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANYONE ELSE FOR ANY DECISION MADE OR ACTION TAKEN BY YOU IN RELIANCE ON THE SERVICE, THE CONTENT OR THE WEBSITE. CONNECTEDU AND ITS AFFILIATES, AGENTS AND LICENSORS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANYONE ELSE FOR ANY DAMAGES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT OR SIMILAR DAMAGES), EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. BECAUSE SOME STATES OR JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR DAMAGES OR THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN TYPES OF WARRANTIES, PARTS OR ALL OF THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT - DIGITAL MILLENNIUM COPYRIGHT ACT.
ConnectEDU respects the intellectual property of others. ConnectEDU may, in appropriate circumstances and at its sole discretion, terminate the access of users who infringe the copyright or intellectual property rights of others. If you believe that your work has been copied and is accessible at our website in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, or that our website contains links or other references to another online location that contains material or activity that infringes your copyright rights, you may notify us by providing our copyright agent the information required by the U.S. Digital Millennium Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. § 512. Our agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement on or regarding this website can be reached as follows:BY MAIL:
600 Atlantic Ave. Floor 20
Boston, MA 02210
Notice of Infringing Material
Please provide a notification containing the following details:
• Reasonably sufficient details to enable us to identify the work claimed to be infringed (for example: title, author, any registration or tracking number, URL);
• Reasonably sufficient detail to enable us to identify and locate the material that is claimed to be infringing (for example a link to the page that contains the material);
• Your contact information so that we can contact you (for example, your address, telephone number, e-mail address);
• A statement that you have a good faith belief that the use of the material identified in (2) is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
• A statement, under penalty of perjury, that the information in the notification is accurate and that you are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the exclusive right that is alleged to be infringed.
• Your physical or electronic signature.
LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES.
This website contains hyperlinks to websites operated by persons other than ConnectEDU. Such hyperlinks are provided for your reference and convenience only. You agree not to hold ConnectEDU responsible for the content or operation of such websites. A hyperlink from this website to another website does not imply or mean that ConnectEDU endorses the content on that website or the operator or operations of that site. You are solely responsible for determining the extent to which you may use any content at any other websites to which you might link from this website. If you wish to make purchases from a website that is linked to this website, but is operated by a person other than ConnectEDU (a "linked site"), you may be asked by the merchant or operator of the linked site or other person from whom you are making the purchase to supply certain information, including credit card, debit card or other payment mechanism information. You agree not to hold ConnectEDU liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as a result of any such dealings with any linked site or merchant or operator of the linked site, or other person from whom you are making the purchase.
ADDITIONAL LEGAL TERMS.