Last Updated: October 10th, 2022
THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE CONSTITUTE A BINDING AGREEMENT AND GOVERN YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF THIS SITE, INCLUDING ANY DOCUMENTATION, FUNCTIONALITY AND SERVICES OFFERED ON OR THROUGH THIS SITE. YOUR LICENSE TO USE THIS SITE IS SUBJECT TO YOUR PRIOR AND CONTINUED ACCEPTANCE OF THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE. BY DOWNLOADING, INSTALLING, OR USING INFORMATION ON THIS SITE, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE. SHOULD YOU NOT ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE, YOU MUST IMMEDIATELY CEASE THE USE OF THIS SITE AND/OR DISCONTINUE ITS USE. CONTINUED USE OF THIS SITE SIGNIFIES YOUR CONTINUED ACCEPTANCE OF THESE TERMS AND CONDITION OF USE AND ANY CHANGES TO IT. THESE TERMS SHALL REMAIN VALID AND EFFECTIVE UNTIL MODIFIED OR TERMINATED BY US. PLEASE READ THESE TERMS CAREFULLY AND IN THEIR ENTIRETY.
Restrictions on Participation
Do not misuse the Site or any of the content provided on the Site. You may not interfere with the presentation or delivery of the content on the Site or try to access the Site using any method other than the interface and the instructions that we provide.
All content or other materials available on the Site, including but not limited to code, images, text, layouts, arrangements, displays, illustrations, audio and video clips, HTML files, and other content, are the property of the University of Orange and/or its affiliates or licensors, and are protected by copyright, patent, and/or other proprietary intellectual property rights under the United States and foreign laws.
Disclaimer: Forum Participation
The Site includes forums containing the personal opinions and other expressions of the participants, who post entries on a wide range of topics. Neither the User Content (as defined below) on the Site, nor any links to other websites, are screened, moderated, approved, reviewed or endorsed by the University of Orange. By posting to or viewing such forums, you agree that University of Orange is not responsible or liable for the content of any postings therein. University of Orange reserves the right (but not the obligation) to remove any content from such forums in its sole discretion.
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Rules for Online Conduct
You agree to use the Site in accordance with all applicable laws. You agree that you will not use the Site for organized partisan political activities. You also agree that you will not e-mail or post any of the following content (“Prohibited Content”) anywhere on the Site:
- Content that defames, harasses, or threatens others.
- Content that exploits, harms, or attempts to exploit or harm minors in any way by exposing them to inappropriate content, asking for personally identifiable information, or otherwise.
- Content that discusses illegal activities with the intent to commit such activities, or encourages others to commit such activities.
- Content that infringes or misappropriates another’s intellectual property rights, including, but not limited to, copyrights, trademarks, patents, or trade secrets.
- Content that you do not have the right to disclose under contractual confidentiality obligations or fiduciary duties.
- Material that contains obscene language or images.
- Advertising, promotional materials, or any form of commercial solicitation.
- Content that impersonates or attempts to impersonate another user, person, or entity (including, without limitation, the use of e-mail addresses associated with any of the foregoing).
- Content that otherwise harms other users or visitors to the Sites.
- Content that is otherwise unlawful or that violates any applicable local, state, national or international law.
Although the University of Orange will not routinely screen or monitor content posted by users to the Site, the University of Orange reserves the right to remove Prohibited Content of which it becomes aware.
Posting Content on Our Site
You can post content to the Site only if (a) you created and own the rights to the content or you have the owner’s express written permission to post the content; and (b) the content does not infringe any other person’s or entity’s rights (including the copyrights, trademarks, or privacy rights) or violate any applicable laws, this Agreement or any other posted policies. We have the right, but not the obligation, to remove content for any reason.
You are responsible for any content you post to the Site and the consequences of sharing or publishing such content with others or the general public. This includes, for example, any personal information, such as your home address, the home address of others, or your current location. We are not responsible for the consequences of sharing or posting any personal or other information on our site.
You may not post content intended to provide professional advice, including the provision of medical treatment, legal advice, or investment advice.
You may not post content to solicit, recommend, endorse, or offer to buy or sell any securities or other financial instruments, tout stocks, or recommend that any particular security, portfolio of securities, transaction or investment strategy is suitable for you or any specific person.
Except as otherwise provided in this Agreement, you or the owner of any content that you post to our Site retain ownership of all rights, title, and interests in that content. However, by posting content on the Site, you grant us and our assigns, agents, and licensees the irrevocable, royalty free, perpetual, worldwide right and license to use, reproduce, modify, display, remix, perform, distribute, redistribute, adapt, promote, create derivative works, and syndicate this content in any medium and through any form of technology or distribution. We own all rights, title, and interests in any compilation, collective work or other derivative work created by us using or incorporating your content (but not your original content).
When you use a feature of the Site that allows users to share, transform, readapt, modify, or combine user content with other content, you grant us and our users an irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty free, perpetual, worldwide right and license to use, reproduce, modify, display, remix, perform, distribute, redistribute, adapt, promote, create derivative works, and syndicate your content in any medium and through any form of technology or distribution and to permit any derivative works to be licensed under these same license terms.
NOTICE OF COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT
We respect the rights of all copyright holders, and we have adopted and implemented a policy that provides for the termination in appropriate circumstances of users who infringe the rights of copyright holders. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide our designated copyright agent with the following information:
- identification of the copyright work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site;
- identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material;
- information reasonably sufficient to permit us to contact the complaining party;
- a statement that the complaining party has a good-faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
- a statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed; and
- a physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
Links, Frames, and Metatags
You may link to the home page of the Site for non-commercial purposes as long as the link does not cast us in a false or misleading light. This limited right may be revoked at any time, subject to our sole discretion. You may not frame the content of the Site. You may not use metatags or any other “hidden text” that incorporates the University of Orange trademarks or our name without our express prior written consent.
Links to Other Websites
Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability
The University of Orange will host and provide the Site using a commercially reasonable level of skill and care. That said, the site and any information, products, or services therein are provided “as is” without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including without limitation, any implied warranties of merhantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or noon-infrigement. The University of Orange and its participating instructors and their staff (the “University of Orange Parties”) do not warrant, and hereby disclaim any warranties, either express or implied, with respect to the accuracy, adequacy, or completeness of the sire, information obtained from a site, or link to a site. The University of Orange Parties do not warrant that the site will operate on an uninterrupted or error-free manner or that the sire is free of viruses or other harmful components. Without limiting the foregoing, the University of Orange Parties do not warrant that (a) the site will meet your requirements or expectations or achieve the intended purposes, (b) the site will not experience outages or otherwise be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error-free, (c) the information or services obtained through or from the sire will be accurate, complete, current, error-free, completely secure, or reliable, or (d) that defects in or on the sire will be corrected. None of the University of Orange Parties makes any representation regarding your ability to access the sire may be impaired. The University of Orange Parties disclaim any and all liability resulting from or related to such events or the access or use of the site or any information or services related to it.
You acknowledge and agree that any access to or use of the site or any information or services provided thereon is at your own risk. Except as prohibited by law, you agree that the University of Orange Parties will not be liable to you for any loss or damages arising out of relating to this site or your (or any third-party’s) use or inability to use the site, data loss, your placement of content on a site, your reliance upon information obtained from or through the site, or any other potential claims related to the site.
You agree that the University of Orange, in its sole discretion, may terminate your use of the Site or your participation in it thereof, for any reason or no reason, and that none of the University of Orange Parties shall have any liability to you for any such action.
General Legal Terms
We may modify this Agreement from time to time. If you do not agree to the changes, stop using our Site before the changes take effect. Your use of the Site after the effective date of any changes means that you agree to the changes.
If a court of law finds that any provision of this Agreement is invalid or unenforceable, the remaining provisions will continue to be valid and enforceable.
You agree that the laws of the State of New Jersey govern this contract and any claim or dispute that you may have against us, without regard to conflict of laws rules. The United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods shall have no applicability. You further agree that any disputes or claims that you may have against us reside in and will be resolved by a state or federal court located in Essex County, New Jersey and you agree and submit to the exercise of personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purpose of litigating any such claim or action.
Please note that by agreeing to this Agreement, you are: (1) waiving claims that you might otherwise have against us based on the laws of other jurisdictions, including your own; (2) irrevocably consenting to the exclusive jurisdiction of, and venue in, state or federal courts in the State of New York over any disputes or claims you have with us; and (3) submitting yourself to the personal jurisdiction of courts located in the State of New York for the purpose of resolving any such disputes or claims.
Registrations, agreements, and terms presented by us electronically to you have the same effect as one in writing and are legally enforceable as a signed writing. You also consent to receive all communications regarding our Site electronically from us. The delivery of any communication from us is effective when sent by us, regardless of when you receive or read the communication. In addition, we are not responsible for communications that do not reach you if you have not provided us with your current contact information. If you decided not to receive notices from us electronically, we may cancel your account and terminate access to the Site.