Terms of Service

Effective Date: November 6, 2018

Homeschool Connect, Inc., provides the websites and mobile applications for homeschool.com, homeschoolconnect.com, a2zhomeschooling.com, secularhomeschool.com and letshomeschoolhighschool.com (collectively “the Websites”), data, information, tools and similar materials that we deliver (the “Service”), subject to your agreement and compliance with the conditions set forth in these Terms of Service. These terms specifically incorporate the Privacy Policy located at [insert link to Privacy Policy].

These Terms are a binding legal Agreement between you and Homeschool.com for use of our Service.

BY ACCESSING OR USING ANY PARTS OF THE SERVICE, YOU AGREE THAT YOU HAVE READ, UNDERSTOOD AND AGREED TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS, WHICH CONTAIN LIABILITY LIMITATIONS TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO BE SO BOUND, YOU MAY NOT ACCESS OR USE OUR SERVICE.

We may make changes to these Terms of Use from time to time by posting such changes to the Services and obtaining your agreement to the revised Agreement. If you have any questions about these Terms, please contact us by email at [email protected].

Intellectual Property

TRADEMARKS, COPYRIGHTS AND RESTRICTIONS TM & © 1999 – 2017 BY HOMESCHOOL.COM. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

All materials on this site, including, but not limited to images, illustrations, audio clips, and video clips (collectively the “Material”) are protected by copyrights owned or controlled by Homeschool Connect, Inc. or its affiliates. UNAUTHORIZED COPYING, REPRODUCTION, REPUBLISHING, UPLOADING, DOWNLOADING, POSTING, TRANSMITTING OR DUPLICATING OF ANY OF THE MATERIAL IS PROHIBITED, except where specifically indicated.

License

As long as you are in compliance with the conditions of this Agreement and all incorporated documents, Homeschool.com grants you a limited, revocable, non-assignable, non-transferrable, non-sub-licensable, non-exclusive right to receive the Service for your personal, non-commercial use, and as we otherwise intend, and to access the materials that are intended to be displayed publicly, and to reproduce the Service and their contents only on your computing devices for personal use. The License includes one copy of any Material and/or software that you may download from this site, including, but not limited to, any files, codes, audio or images incorporated in or generated by the software (collectively the “Downloaded Material”) provided, however, that you must maintain all copyright and other notices contained in such Downloaded Material. You acknowledge and agree that you may not sublicense, assign or otherwise transfer this license or the Downloaded Material and that no title to the Downloaded Material has been or will be transferred to you from Homeschool Connect, Inc. or anyone else. You also agree that you will not alter, disassemble, decompile, reverse engineer or otherwise modify the Downloaded Material.

No rights not explicitly listed are granted. We reserve the right to monitor the Service to determine whether your usage complies with these Terms.

Submissions Policy

Although we welcome your comments about this site, we are not obligated to review or act on any such submissions. Also, while we appreciate your comments, we cannot make any guarantee that we will respond to your message. Notwithstanding the foregoing, if you do send us a submission, whether requested or not (collectively the “Submissions”), such Submission shall immediately become our property.

A submission is defined as a request to have some information posted on the Homeschool.com website, forum, or associated social networks. It does not include ordinary emailings with questions or comments you submit privately by email, blog reply, private social media message, contact page, or private forum message.

We may use any Submissions as we deem fit, but shall have no obligation to use one or any of them. You agree not to assert any proprietary right of any kind in the Submissions (including, but not limited to copyright or trademark) and you waive the right to receive any financial or other consideration in connection with such Submission including, but not limited to, credit. You agree that we may use, edit, remove, modify, publish, transmit or display any Submissions without any notice to you. In addition, you agree to waive any and all moral rights in such Submissions.

Linked Sites

Homeschool.com, may be, but is not necessarily affiliated with sites that are linked to or from this site and in either case is not responsible for their content (“Linked Sites”). The Linked Sites are for your convenience only and you access them at your own risk. IN NO EVENT SHALL WE BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES (WHETHER CONSEQUENTIAL, DIRECT, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL OR OTHERWISE) ARISING OUT OF, OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH YOUR USE OF A THIRD PARTY’S LINKED WEBSITE, REGARDLESS OF WHETHER WE ARE GIVEN ACTUAL OR CONSTRUCTIVE NOTICE THAT DAMAGES WERE POSSIBLE, EXCEPT AS PROVIDED UNDER APPLICABLE LAWS.

Disclaimers and Limitations on Liability

Homeschool.com is not responsible or liable for any infections or contamination of your system or delays, inaccuracies, errors, or omissions arising out of your use of this site or with respect to the Material contained on this site. THIS SITE AND ALL MATERIALS CONTAINED ON IT ARE DISTRIBUTED AND TRANSMITTED “AS IS,” WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, WARRANTIES OF TITLE OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. The entire risk as to the quality, accuracy, adequacy, completeness, correctness and validity of any material rests with you.

HOMESCHOOL.COM IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT MAY RESULT FROM THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE MATERIALS CONTAINED ON THIS SITE WHETHER THE MATERIAL IS PROVIDED OR OTHERWISE SUPPLIED BY HOMESCHOOL.COM OR ANYONE ELSE. NOTWITHSTANDING THE FOREGOING, IN NO EVENT SHALL THE TOTAL LIABILITY OF HOMESCHOOL.COM TO YOU FOR ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, DAMAGES, LOSSES, AND CAUSES OF ACTION (WHETHER IN CONTRACT OR TORT OR OTHERWISE) EXCEED THE AMOUNT PAID BY YOU, IF ANY, FOR ACCESSING THIS SITE.

Homeschool.com has made every effort to provide site visitors with content and links that are of the highest moral character, professionalism and quality. However, Homeschool.com encourages all parents to exercise discretion in determining products, services or information to purchase or secure.

Indeed, any reliance you place on information, products or services secured from third-party organizations or individuals is solely your responsibility. Homeschool.com assumes no legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, reliability, usefulness, or currency of the products or services you purchase or secure through our website.

HOMESCHOOL.COM MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, WITH RESPECT TO MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OF ANY PRODUCT, SERVICE, OR INFORMATION PROVIDED BY ANY OUTSIDE ESSAYIST OR LINK OFFERED THROUGH ANY HOMESCHOOL.COM SPONSORED PAGE.

Homeschool.com is not responsible for any material posted on its forum(s), pages, or comments section conducted or managed through the Websites or on any associated external social network.

Rules for Forums and Associated Social Networks

You shall not upload, transmit, distribute or otherwise publish through such venues any content which:

a) libels, defames, or is obscene, pornographic, abusive, or threatening;

b) infringes any intellectual property right of any entity or person, including, but not limited to violating anyone’s copyrights or trademarks, including but not limited to installing or distributing “pirated” or other products;

c) violates any law, including but not limited to international or regional export control laws;

d) advocates illegal activity;

e) advertises or otherwise solicits funds or is a solicitation for goods or services;

f) introduces or implants malware, Ransomware, viruses, Trojan horses, worms, e-mail bombs or other malicious programs or codes onto the Website or users’ devices;

g) effects a security breach of the Websites or any user’s data, or disrupts network communications;

h) harasses or bullies any other user(s).

You agree to indemnify and hold Homeschool.com harmless for any and all claims, damages, losses, and causes of action arising out of your publication, replication or transmittal of Non-Approved Material or your failure to comply with these Terms of Service.

While Homeschool.com does not and cannot review every message posted by users in the forums or on our social media profiles and is not responsible for the content of these messages, Homeschool.com reserves the right to delete, move, or edit messages that it, in its sole subjective discretion, deems abusive, defamatory, obscene, in violation of any copyright or trademark laws, or otherwise unacceptable.

Safety

While we strive to keep Homeschool.com safe for use, we cannot guarantee it. We need your help to keep Homeschool.com safe, which includes your commitments to:

  1. Not post unauthorized commercial communications (such as spam) on the Websites.
  2. Not collect users’ content or information, or otherwise access Homeschool.com using automated means (such as harvesting bots, robots, spiders, or scrapers) without our prior permission.
  3. Not engage in unlawful multi-level marketing, such as a pyramid scheme, on the Websites.
  4. Not upload viruses or other malicious code to the site.
  5. Not solicit login information or access an account belonging to someone else.
  6. Not bully, intimidate, or harass any user.
  7. Not post content that: is hate speech, threatening, or pornographic; incites violence; or contains nudity or graphic or gratuitous violence.
  8. Not develop or operate a third-party application containing alcohol-related, dating or other mature content (including advertisements) without appropriate age-based restrictions.
  9. Not use the Websites to do anything unlawful, misleading, malicious, or discriminatory.
  10. Not do anything that could disable, overburden, or impair the proper working or appearance of the Websites such as a denial of service attack or interference with page rendering or other Websites’ functionality.
  11. Not facilitate or encourage any violations of these Terms, the Privacy Policy or any other Policies.

Other

The Websites are controlled and operated by Homeschool Connect, Inc. from its offices in the State of Florida, United States of America. The Websites make no representations that materials on these sites are appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who choose to access this site from other locations do so at their own risk and are responsible for compliance with any and all local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable. No software from this site may be downloaded, exported or re-exported into (or to a national or resident of) any countries that are subject to U.S. export restrictions.

These Terms shall be governed by, construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the State of Florida, as it is applied to agreements entered into and to be performed entirely within such State.

Any action you bring to enforce this agreement or any matters related to this site shall be brought in either the State or Federal Courts located in Broward County, Florida. If any provision of this agreement is void or unenforceable in whole or in part, the remaining provisions of this Agreement shall not be affected thereby.