الشروط
Welcome to Acadox, an academic platform that manages the learning, social, and professional activities for students, faculty members and institutes. The Acadox service, network and website located at www.acadox.com or any other version thereof (together the "Site") are operated by Acadox,(collectively, "us", "we" or the "Acadox team"). By accessing or using our Site, you (or the "User") signify that you have read, understand and agree to be bound by these Terms of Use ("Terms of Use"), whether or not you are a registered member of the Site. By using the Site, you agree to be bound by all applicable laws and regulations. If you do not agree to these Terms Use, you are not permitted to use the Site.
Eligibility
Membership in or use of the Site is void where prohibited. This Site is intended solely for users who are 15 years of age or older, and younger users only under the direction, approval and guidance of a parent, guardian or authorized teacher. Any registration by, use of or access to the Site by anyone else is unauthorized, unlicensed and in violation of these Terms of Use. By using the Site, you represent and warrant that (a) you meet the above age requirements; (b) you agree to abide by all of the terms and conditions of these Terms of Use; and (c) your use of the Site does not violate any applicable law or regulation.
Registration Details and Account Security
In consideration of your use of the Site, you agree to (a) provide accurate, current and complete information about you as may be prompted by any registration forms on the Site ("Registration Data"); (b) maintain the security of your password and identification; (c) maintain and promptly update the Registration Data, and any other information you provide to us, to keep it accurate, current and complete; and (d) be fully responsible for all use of your account and for any actions that take place using your account. You are responsible for safeguarding and maintaining the secrecy of your password and identification at all times. You shall notify us promptly of any unauthorized use of your password and identification. You will be liable for any use of the Site under your password and identification unless and until you notify us of the unauthorized use of your password and identification. We may suspend your access to the Site without notice to you in the event that you do not use the Site for an extended period of time. Transfer of the account by you to any other person or entity is prohibited. You are responsible for safeguarding and maintaining the secrecy of your password and identification at all times. You shall notify the Acadox team promptly of any unauthorized use of your password and identification. You will remain liable for any use of the Service under your password and identification unless and until you notify the Acadox team of the unauthorized use of your password and identification. The Acadox team may suspend your access to the Service without notice to you in the event that you do not use the Service for an extended period of time.
Contents' Copyrights in the Site
Everything that you read or see on the Site is copyrighted or otherwise protected and owned by the Acadox team or a third party who licensed or granted to us the right to use such material ("Site Content"). Unless otherwise expressly noted, no Site Content (except User Content you post) may be modified, copied, distributed, framed, reproduced, republished, downloaded, displayed, posted, transmitted, or sold in any form or by any means, in whole or in part, without our prior written permission. We grant you permission to print individual pages from the Site to which you have properly gained access, unless otherwise expressly noted, for your own personal, noncommercial use in learning about, evaluating or purchasing the services offered on the Site. No other permission is granted to you to print, copy, reproduce, distribute, license, transfer, sale, transmit, upload, download, store, display in public, alter, modify or create derivative works of the Site Content. This grant of permission is not a transfer of title, and under this permission you may not:
  • use the materials for any commercial purpose, or for any public display (commercial or noncommercial);
  • remove any copyright, trademark or other proprietary notations from the materials; or
  • transfer the materials to another person or "mirror" the materials on any other server
Such license is subject to these Terms of Use and does not include use of any data mining, robots or similar data gathering or extraction methods. Any use of the Site or the Site Content other than as specifically authorized herein, without our prior written permission, is strictly prohibited and will terminate the license granted herein. Such unauthorized use may also violate applicable laws including without limitation copyright and trademark laws and applicable communications regulations and statutes. Unless explicitly stated herein, nothing in these Terms of Use shall be construed as conferring any license to intellectual property rights, whether by estoppel, implication or otherwise. This license is revocable at any time without notice and with or without cause. We make no warranties or representations to you that your use of the Site Content will not infringe the rights of third parties.
Branding and Trademarks
Unless otherwise indicated, all logos, names, package designs, and marks on the Site are trademarks or service marks owned or used under license by Acadox team including, but not limited to, ACADOX, Acadox logo, Acadox theme, Acadox course manager, Acadox profile manager, Acadox community page, and all services provided by the website. Our marks and trade dress may not be used, including as part of trademarks and/or as part of domain names, in connection with any product or service, in whole or in part, without our prior written permission.
User's Contents Posted on Acadox.com
You are solely responsible for the photos, profiles, messages, notes, text, information, music, video, advertisements, listings, and other content that you upload, publish or display (hereinafter, "post") on or through the Site, or transmit to or share with other users (collectively the "User Content"). You may not post User Content on the Site that you did not create or that you do not have permission to post, and you shall be solely responsible for obtaining such permission. This means that you, and not us, are entirely responsible for all User Content that you post on or through the Site. You understand and agree that we may, but are not obligated to, review the Site and may delete or remove (without notice) any Site Content or User Content in our sole discretion, for any reason or no reason, including without limitation User Content that in our sole judgment violates these Terms of Use, or which might be offensive, illegal, or that might violate the rights, harm, or threaten the safety of users or others. You are solely responsible at your sole cost and expense for creating backup copies and replacing any User Content you post or store on the Site or provide to us. If you are using the Site with permission granted from one of our institutional licensors, we may grant rights that are similar to our rights as outlined above to them and you make the same acknowledgments and agreements to them as are provided to us for such purposes. When you post User Content to the Site, you authorize and direct us to make such copies thereof as we deem necessary in order to facilitate the display and backup storage of the User Content on the Site. In the course of performing our scope of hosting services, it may become necessary to access User Content. Consequently, by posting User Content to any part of the Site, you automatically grant, and you represent and warrant that you have the right to grant, to us an irrevocable, non-exclusive, transferable, fully paid, worldwide license (with the right to sublicense) to access, use, copy, display within the Acadox application, and process such User Content in the scope of our services performed and to grant and authorize sublicenses of the foregoing solely in connection with the Site. This license ends when you delete your User Content or your account unless your content has been shared by you with others, and they have not deleted it. When you delete User Content, you understand that removed content may persist in backup copies (but will not be available to others through the Site). By posting User Content to any part of the Site or by providing any other personal information to us, you also consent to all such User Content and personal information being transferred to, processed in, and stored in the United States (if not already in the United States). Backup and display of the User Content in no way affects the intellectual property rights of your affiliated institution, and those rights remain with that institution and/or you as creator of the User Content. If you feel your copyrighted material appears on the Site without proper authorization, please follow the procedures outlined in our Notice to Copyright Owners.
User Conduct
You shall not use the Service to:
  • upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortuous, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable
  • harm minors in any way
  • use the Site to advertise, solicit business or to e-mail any commercial solicitation or advertising to other users
  • impersonate any person or entity, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent yourself, your age or your affiliation with any person or entity
  • forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any User Content transmitted through the Site
  • upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any User Content that you do not have a right to make available under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as intellectual property, inside information, proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements)
  • upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any User Content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights of any party
  • upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, "junk mail","spam","chain letters","pyramid schemes" or any other form of solicitation, except in those areas (such as shopping) that are designated for such purpose.
  • upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment
  • disrupt the normal flow of dialogue, cause a screen to "scroll" faster than other users of the Site are able to type, or otherwise act in a manner that negatively affects other users' ability to engage in real time exchanges
  • interfere with or disrupt the Site or servers or networks connected to the Site, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Site
  • intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local, state, national or international law
  • provide material support or resources (or to conceal or disguise the nature, location, source, or ownership of material support or resources) to any organization(s) designated as a foreign terrorist organization
  • "stalk" or otherwise harass another; and/or o. collect or store personal data about other users in connection with the prohibited conduct and activities set forth in paragraphs a through m above.

Although we provide rules for user conduct and postings, we do not control and are not responsible for what users post, transmit or share on the Site and are not responsible for any offensive, inappropriate, obscene, unlawful or otherwise objectionable content you may encounter on the Site or in connection with any User Content or Third Party Materials. We are not responsible for the conduct, whether online or offline, of any user of the Site.
Contents from Third Party Websites
The Site may contain links and pointers to web sites maintained by others, as well as articles, photographs, text, graphics, pictures, designs, music, sound, video, information, applications, software and other content or items belonging to or originating from third parties (collectively, the "Third Party Materials"). Such Third Party Materials are not investigated, monitored or checked for accuracy, appropriateness, or completeness by us, and we are not responsible for any Third Party Materials accessed through the Site or posted on, available through or installed from the Site. If you decide to leave the Site and access, use or install any of the Third Party Materials, you do so at your own risk and you should be aware that our terms and policies no longer govern. You should review the applicable terms and policies, including privacy and data gathering practices, of any site to which you navigate from the Site or relating to any applications you use or install from the Site.
Sharing Services
The Site contains sharing features whereby users of the Site can share with others or post to their own member profile, videos, articles and other Third Party Materials from, and/or links to, Third Party Materials through the Site (the "Sharing Services"). You acknowledge and agree that your use of the Sharing Services and all links, User Content or Third Party Materials shared through the Sharing Services Service is subject to, and will fully comply with the user conduct rules set forth above and the other terms and conditions set forth in these Terms of Use.
User Disputes
You are solely responsible for your interactions with other users of the Site. We reserve the right, but have no obligation, to monitor or intervene in disputes between you and other users.
Privacy
Your privacy is very important to us. Accordingly, we have developed this Policy in order for you to understand how we collect, use, communicate and disclose and make use of personal information. The following outlines our privacy policy.
  • Before or at the time of collecting personal information, we will identify the purposes for which information is being collected.
  • We will collect and use of personal information solely with the objective of fulfilling those purposes specified by us and for other compatible purposes, unless we obtain the consent of the individual concerned or as required by law.
  • We will only retain personal information as long as necessary for the fulfillment of those purposes.
  • We will collect personal information by lawful and fair means and, where appropriate, with the knowledge or consent of the individual concerned.
  • Personal data should be relevant to the purposes for which it is to be used, and, to the extent necessary for those purposes, should be accurate, complete, and up-to-date.
  • We will protect personal information by reasonable security safeguards against loss or theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or modification.
  • We will make readily available to customers information about our policies and practices relating to the management of personal information.


Information that is gathered from visitors

In common with other websites, log files are stored on the web server saving details such as the visitor's IP address, browser type, referring page and time of visit. Cookies may be used to remember visitor preferences when interacting with the website. Where registration is required, the visitor's email and a username will be stored on the server.

How the Information is used

The information is used to enhance the vistor's experience when using the website to display personalised content and possibly advertising. E-mail addresses will not be sold, rented or leased to 3rd parties. E-mail may be sent to inform you of news of our services or offers by us or our affiliates.

Visitor Options

If you have subscribed to one of our services, you may unsubscribe by following the instructions which are included in e-mail that you receive. You may be able to block cookies via your browser settings but this may prevent you from access to certain features of the website.

Cookies

Cookies are small digital signature files that are stored by your web browser that allow your preferences to be recorded when visiting the website. Also they may be used to track your return visits to the website. 3rd party advertising companies may also use cookies for tracking purposes.

We are committed to conducting our business in accordance with these principles in order to ensure that the confidentiality of personal information is protected and maintained.
Disclaimers
THE SITE, THE SITE CONTENT AND ANY THIRD PARTY MATERIALS ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" AND WE DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. WE CANNOT GUARANTEE AND DO NOT PROMISE ANY SPECIFIC RESULTS FROM USE OF THE SITE AND/OR ANY THIRD PARTY MATERIALS. WE DO NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE SITE, ANY SOFTWARE, SITE CONTENT, ANY SITES OR SITES "LINKED" TO THIS SITE, OR THIRD PARTY MATERIALS ARE ACCURATE, COMPLETE, RELIABLE, CURRENT OR ERROR-FREE OR THAT THE SITE ITS SERVERS, SITE CONTENT, ANY SITE OR SITES "LINKED" TO THIS SITE OR ANY THIRD PARTY MATERIALS ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. THEREFORE, YOU SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION IN THE USE AND DOWNLOADING OF ANY SUCH SOFTWARE, CONTENT OR MATERIALS AND USE INDUSTRY-RECOGNIZED SOFTWARE TO DETECT AND DISINFECT VIRUSES. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT YOU DOWNLOAD OR OTHERWISE OBTAIN CONTENT, MATERIAL, DATA OR SOFTWARE FROM OR THROUGH THE SITE AND ANY THIRD PARTY MATERIALS AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND THAT YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR USE THEREOF AND ANY DAMAGES, LOSS OF DATA OR OTHER HARM OF ANY KIND THAT MAY RESULT.We reserve the right to change any and all content, software and other items used or contained in the Site and any Third Party Materials or services offered through the Site at any time without notice. Reference to any products, services, processes or other information, by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, supplier or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation thereof, or any affiliation therewith, by us.
Liability Limitation
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT WILL WE OR OUR DIRECTORS, AFFILIATES, CONTRACTORS, EMPLOYEES OR AGENTS BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PERSON FOR ANY INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES) (WHETHER IN CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, TORT OR OTHERWISE) ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF THE SITE OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE, SITE CONTENT OR ANY PRODUCTS OR SERVICES, OR ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, ERROR, OMISSION, INTERRUPTION, EFFECT, DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, COMPUTER VIRUS, LINE SYSTEM FAILURE, LOSS OF DATA, OR LOSS OF USE RELATED TO THE SITE OR ANY WEB SITE OPERATED BY ANY THIRD PARTY. NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING TO THE CONTRARY CONTAINED HEREIN, OUR LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ANY CAUSE WHATSOEVER, AND REGARDLESS OF THE FORM OF THE ACTION, WILL AT ALL TIMES BE LIMITED TO THE AMOUNT PAID, IF ANY, DIRECTLY BY YOU TO US FOR THE SITE DURING THE TERM OF MEMBERSHIP, BUT IN NO CASE WILL OUR LIABILITY TO YOU EXCEED $500. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT IF NO FEES ARE PAID BY YOU TO US FOR THE SITE, YOUR REMEDIES SHALL BE LIMITED TO INJUNCTIVE RELIEF ONLY, UNLESS OTHERWISE PERMITTED BY LAW, AND SHALL NOT BE ENTITLED TO DAMAGES OF ANY KIND FROM US, REGARDLESS OF THE CAUSE OF ACTION. CERTAIN LAWS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN DAMAGES. IF THESE LAWS APPLY TO YOU, SOME OR ALL OF THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS OR LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU, AND YOU MAY HAVE ADDITIONAL RIGHTS.
Modifications
We may modify these Terms of Use at any time without notice to you. We may terminate this agreement, terminate your access to all or part of the Site, your membership or suspend any user's access to all or part of the Site, at any time, without notice to you, if it believes, in its sole judgment, that you have breached or may breach any term or condition of this agreement, or for its convenience. You may terminate this agreement at any time by destroying all materials received from us or the Site and ceasing to use the Site.
Dispute Resolution
YOU AGREE THAT, EXCEPT AS MAY OTHERWISE BE PROVIDED IN REGARD TO SPECIFIC THIRD PARTY MATERIALS ON THE SITE IN ANY SPECIFIC TERMS APPLICABLE TO THOSE THIRD PARTY MATERIALS, THE SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE FORUM AND REMEDY FOR ANY AND ALL DISPUTES AND CLAIMS RELATING IN ANY WAY TO OR ARISING OUT OF THESE TERMS OF USE, THE SITE, THE USER CONTENT, SITE CONTENT AND THIRD PARTY MATERIALS (INCLUDING YOUR VISIT TO OR USE OF THE SITE) SHALL BE FINAL AND BINDING ARBITRATION, except that, to the extent that either of us has in any manner infringed upon or violated or threatened to infringe upon or violate the other party's patent, copyright, trademark or trade secret rights, or you have otherwise violated any of the user conduct rules set forth above, then the parties acknowledge that arbitration is not an adequate remedy at law and that injunctive or other appropriate relief may be sought before, during or after the pendency of any arbitration proceeding brought pursuant to these Terms of Use, or in lieu of such proceedings. Arbitration under these Terms of Use shall be conducted by the American Arbitration Association (the "AAA") under its Commercial Arbitration Rules and, in the case of consumer disputes, the AAA's Supplementary Procedures for Consumer Related Disputes ( the "AAA Consumer Rules") (collectively the "AAA Rules"). The location of the arbitration and the allocation of costs and fees for such arbitration shall be determined in accordance with such AAA Rules and shall be subject to the limitations provided for in the AAA Consumer Rules (for consumer disputes) and in these Terms of Use. In rendering a decision, the arbitration panel shall follow the law of the United States and of the State of Indiana, and shall not use equitable or other principles which would permit the panel to i gnore these Terms of Use or the law. The arbitration panel's award shall be binding and may be entered as a judgment in any court of competent jurisdiction, provided, however, that errors of law may be appealed to a court of competent jurisdiction for review. Any award in arbitration shall be subject to all dollar and other limitations set forth in these Terms of Use. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, NO ARBITRATION OR CLAIM UNDER THESE TERMS OF USE SHALL BE JOINED TO ANY OTHER ARBITRATION OR CLAIM, INCLUDING ANY ARBITRATION OR CLAIM INVOLVING ANY OTHER CURRENT OR FORMER USER OF THE SERVICE, AND NO CLASS ARBITRATION PROCEEDINGS SHALL BE PERMITTED. In no event shall any claim, action or proceeding by you related in any way to the Site (including your visit to or use of the Site) be instituted more than one (1) year after the cause of action arose.
Indemnity
You shall indemnify and hold us, our subsidiaries and affiliates, and each of their directors, officers, agents, contractors, partners and employees, harmless from and against any loss, liability, claim, demand, damages, costs and expenses, including reasonable attorney's fees, arising out of or in connection with any User Content, any Third Party Materials you post or share on or through the Site (including without limitation through the Sharing Services), your use of the Site, your conduct in connection with the Site or with other users of the Site, or any violation of these Terms of Use or of any law or the rights of any third party.
Submissions
You acknowledge and agree that any questions, comments, suggestions, ideas, feedback or other information about the Site (other than User Content), provided by you to us are non-confidential and shall become our sole property and that you are giving that information, and all your rights in it, to Acadox Team free of charge ("Submissions"). This is true whether you submit such information to us by e-mail, through a form on the Site or in any other manner. We shall own exclusive rights, including all intellectual property rights, and shall be entitled to the unrestricted use and dissemination of t hese Submissions for any purpose, commercial or otherwise, without acknowledgment or compensation to you.
Other
These Terms of Use constitute the entire agreement between you and us regarding the use of the Site, superseding any prior agreements between you and us relating to your use of the Site. The failure of Acadox to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms of Use shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision in that or any other instance. If any provision of these Terms of Use is held invalid, the remainder of the Terms of Use shall continue in full force and effect. If any provision of these Terms of Use shall be deemed unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these Terms of Use and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.