You can review the most current version of our TOU at any time through www.Gilfus Education Group.com.By accessing, browsing, and using the Gilfus Education Group services, you accept, without limitation or qualification, these TOU. If you do not wish to be bound by these TOU, you may not access or use the Gilfus Education Group services.
Please review the following statement to understand how the information you provide to Gilfus Education Group through the Services will be treated.
1. Information Gilfus Education Group collects.
You are free to utilize the Services without identifying yourself; however, if you would like to utilize or customize some features of the Services, you must first register with Gilfus Education Group. When you register, we will request certain personal information, including, but not limited to, contact information, such as your name, city and state, and e-mail address as well as demographic information such as your age, gender and interests. This information better enables us to provide you with content relevant to your interests and provides us with aggregate data that Gilfus Education Group uses to improve the Services. We may also ask you for information about your system or how you use Gilfus Education Group products and services. Please see Section 5, below, for information on how to access or update this information.
Gilfus Education Group gathers information about all users collectively, such as what areas users visit most frequently and what services users access most often. Gilfus Education Group automatically logs IP addresses, session sources, and other data which tracks users’ access to the Services. We analyze these logs for sales and marketing purposes as well as system performance monitoring. These logs are analyzed for the aggregate trends they reveal about our customers and how the customers use the Services, not for the behaviors of individual users.
3. Registration Obligations
In consideration of your use of the Services, you agree to (a) provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by the Service’s registration form (such information being “Your Data”), and (b) maintain and promptly update Your Data to keep it true, accurate, current and complete. If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, or Gilfus Education Group has reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, Gilfus Education Group has the right to suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of the Services, or any portion thereof.
You will receive a password and account designations upon completing the registration process. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the password and user identification, and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your password or user identification. You agree to (a) notify Gilfus Education Group of any unauthorized use of your password or user identification and any other breach of security, and (b) ensure that you exit from your account at the end of each session. Gilfus Education Group cannot and will not be responsible for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this section.
You acknowledge that Gilfus Education Group websites, their channels, their Services, any underlying technology used in connection with Gilfus Education Group.com® or the Gilfus Education Group Services, and all software, material, information, communications, text, graphics, links, electronic art, animations, audio, video, photos, and other data (collectively, the “Content”) available within the Gilfus Education Group websites are provided by Gilfus Education Group or third-party providers and are the copyrighted works of Gilfus Education Group and/or such third parties. Except as expressly authorized by Gilfus Education Group or such third parties in this TOU or as may be posted on the Services, you may not copy, reproduce, publish, distribute, modify, create derivative works of, rent, lease, sell, transfer, display, transmit, compile or collect in a database, or in any manner commercially exploit any part of the Content or the Services, in whole or in part. You may not store any significant portion of any Content or the Services owned by, or licensed to Gilfus Education Group in any form, whether archival files, computer-readable files, or any other medium. You also may not “mirror” any Content or the Services on any other server.
We encourage you to download and print a reasonable number of copies of Content for noncommercial personal or educational use only; provided that (i) any permitted copies of Content contain, in an unmodified form, any copyright or other proprietary rights notices contained in the Content and an original source attribution to Gilfus Education Group and the applicable URL, and (ii) no modifications of any of the Content are made except as may be expressly provided by Gilfus Education Group or the third-party provider on the Web page containing the applicable Content. You acknowledge that Gilfus Education Group and/or third-party providers remain the owners of the Content and that you do not acquire any intellectual property rights in such Content by downloading or printing the Content.
Some links on the Gilfus Education Group websites lead to sites posted by independent site owners. Because Gilfus Education Group has no control over these sites, Gilfus Education Group is not responsible for such sites’ accessibility via the Internet and does not endorse products, services, or information provided by such sites. As such, Gilfus Education Group shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with, use or reliance on any User or other Content, goods, or services available on or through any other site. Further, the inclusion of these links does not imply that the other sites have given permission for inclusion of these links, or that there is any relationship between Gilfus Education Group and the linked sites. Gilfus Education Group is an independent operating company and reference to other companies do not imply any partnership, joint venture, or other legal connection where Gilfus Education Group would be responsible for the actions of their respective owners.
You may only access the Gilfus Education Group websites and channels and use the Services for lawful purposes. You are solely responsible for the knowledge of and adherence to any and all laws, rules, and regulations pertaining to your use of the Services. You agree that you will not: (i) use the Services to commit a criminal offense or to encourage conduct that would constitute a criminal offense or give rise to a civil liability, or otherwise violate any local, state, Federal, or international law or regulation, including, but not limited to, export control laws and regulations governing the transmission or retransmission of technical data from the United States; (ii) upload, post, e-mail, or otherwise transmit any unlawful, threatening, libelous, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, pornographic, profane, invasive of another’s privacy, hateful, or ethnically, racially oor otherwise objectionable User Content; (iii) upload, post, e-mail, or otherwise transmit any User Content that you do not have a right to transmit; (iv) upload, post, e-mail, or otherwise transmit any User Content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, or other proprietary rights of any party; (v) alter, damage, or delete any Content or other communications that are not your own or to otherwise interfere with the ability of others to access or use the Services; (vi) disrupt the normal flow of communication or otherwise act in a manner that negatively affects other users’ ability to engage in real-time exchanges; (vii) claim a relationship with or to speak for any individual, business, association, institution, or other organization for which you are not authorized to claim such a relationship; (viii) upload, post, e-mail, or otherwise transmit any unsolicited advertising, promotional materials, or other forms of solicitation to other users including, without limitation, “junk mail,” “spam,” “chain letters,” or “pyramid schemes”; (ix) interfere with or disrupt the Services or servers or networks connected to the Services, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies, or regulations of networks connected to the Services; (x) collect or store personal data about other users; (xi) reproduce, duplicate, copy, use, distribute, sell, resell, or otherwise exploit for any commercial purposes, any portion of Gilfus Education Group, the Gilfus Education Group channels or the Services, use of Gilfus Education Group websites, channels or the Services, or access to Gilfus Education Group websites, channels or the Services; (xii) harm minors in any way; (xiii) stalk or otherwise harass another; or (xiii) collect or store personal information about other users without their permission.
You acknowledge that Gilfus Education Group does not pre-screen User Content, but that Gilfus Education Group shall have the right (but not the obligation) in its sole discretion to refuse or move any User Content that is available through any Channel. Without limiting the foregoing, Gilfus Education Group has the right to remove any User Content or CourseSite™ that violates the TOU or is otherwise objectionable. You agree and acknowledge that Gilfus Education Group may preserve User Content and may disclose User Content if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that any such preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to comply with legal process, enforce the TOU, respond claims that any User Content violates the rights of third parties or protect the rights, property or personal safety of Gilfus Education Group, its users and the public.
7. Disclaimer of Warranty
YOU AGREE THAT YOUR ACCESS TO THE Gilfus Education Group WEBSITES, INCLUDING ANY CHANNEL OR COURSESITE™, AND YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. NEITHER Gilfus Education Group, NOR ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AFFILIATES, OR AGENTS WARRANT THAT THE SERVICES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE; NOR DO THEY MAKE ANY WARRANTY AS TO THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE SERVICES OR AS TO THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, SUITABILITY OR CONTENT OF THE SERVICES. Gilfus Education Group CHANNELS AND THE SERVICES ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS,” “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS WITHOUT REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR AUDIENCE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT WILL Gilfus Education Group OR ITS DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AFFILIATES, OR AGENTS BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (EVEN IF Gilfus Education Group HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), ARISING OUT OF YOUR USE OF OR INABILITY TO ACCESS Gilfus Education Group CHANNELS OR USE THE SERVICES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOSS OF REVENUE OR ANTICIPATED PROFITS, LOSS OF GOODWILL, LOST BUSINESS, LOST DATA, COMPUTER FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION, OR ANY AND ALL OTHER DAMAGES OR LOSSES THAT RESULT FROM MISTAKES, OMISSIONS, INTERRUPTIONS, DELETIONS OF FILES, ERRORS, DEFECTS, VIRUSES, DELAYS IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, OR ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, WHETHER OR NOT LIMITED TO ACTS OF GOD, COMMUNICATIONS FAILURE, THEFT, DESTRUCTION, OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO Gilfus Education Group’S RECORDS, PROGRAMS, OR SERVICES. BECAUSE SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, IN SUCH STATES Gilfus Education Group’S LIABILITY IS LIMITED TO THE GREATEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. NOTHING IN THESE TOU SHALL AFFECT THE STATUTORY RIGHTS OF ANY CONSUMER OR EXCLUDE OR RESTRICT ANY LIABILITY FOR DEATH OR PERSONAL INJURY ARISING FROM THE NEGLIGENCE OR FRAUD OF Gilfus Education Group.
You agree to indemnify and hold Gilfus Education Group, and its affiliates, officers, agents, partners, and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorney’s fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of User Content you submit, post to, email, or otherwise transmit through the Services, your use of the Services, your connection to the Services, or your breach of the TOU.
9. Local Laws; Export Control
Gilfus Education Group controls and operates the Gilfus Education Group websites and channels from its headquarters in the United States and makes no representation that the Content is appropriate or available for use in other locations. If you use the Gilfus Education Group websites or channels from other locations, you are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws, including, but not limited to, export and import regulations of other countries. Unless otherwise explicitly stated, all marketing or promotional materials found on the Gilfus Education Group websites and channels are solely directed to individuals, companies, or other entities located in the United States.
9. Modifications of Service
Gilfus Education Group reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Gilfus Education Group websites, the Gilfus Education Group Channels or the Services (or any part thereof) with or without notice. You agree that Gilfus Education Group will not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension, or discontinuance of the Services.
You may discontinue your participation in and access to the Services at any time. The TOU will continue to apply to all past use of the Services by you, even if you are no longer using them. You acknowledge and agree that Gilfus Education Group and its affiliates may terminate or block your use of all or part of the Services and Gilfus Education Group websites and channels., without prior notice for any reason, including, without limitation, if Gilfus Education Group believes you have engaged in conduct prohibited by this TOU. You agree that upon termination or discontinuance for any reason, we may delete all information related to you on the Services and may bar your access to the Gilfus Education Group websites and channels and use of the Services.
By accessing the Gilfus Education Group websites and channels, you agree to the above stated TOU. This Agreement is entered into in the District of Columbia and shall be construed in accordance with the laws of the District of Columbia, exclusive of its choice of law rules. Each party to this TOU submits to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts having jurisdiction in the District of Columbia, and waives any jurisdictional, venue, or inconvenient forum objections to such courts. In any action to enforce this TOU, the prevailing party will be entitled to costs and attorney fees. In the event that any provisions of this TOU are held to be unenforceable, such provisions shall be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary so that this TOU shall otherwise remain in full force and effect. This TOU and any posted guidelines or rules applicable to certain services within Gilfus Education Group.com® constitutes the entire understanding between the parties pertaining to the subject matter hereof, and any prior written or oral agreements between the parties are expressly canceled. Please report any violations of the TOU to webmaster@Gilfus Education Group.com.