Terms & Conditions

THIS IS A CONTRACT. PLEASE CAREFULLY READ THE FOLLOWING TERMS BEFORE ACCESSING THIS SITE AND THE UNIVERSITY. BY ACCESSING THE SITE (WHICH INCLUDES THE UNIVERSITY), YOU ACCEPT AND AGREE TO ALL OF THE COVENANTS AND CONDITIONS IMPOSED IN THIS AGREEMENT. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS, YOU MAY NOT ACCESS THE SITE.

BY USING SM101-UNIVERSITY.COM’S SERVICE ('University'), YOU AGREE THAT YOU HAVE READ, UNDERSTAND AND AGREE TO THESE TERMS. YOU ALSO AGREE TO REVIEW THIS AGREEMENT PERIODICALLY TO BE AWARE OF MODIFICATIONS TO THE AGREEMENT, WHICH MODIFICATIONS THE UNIVERSITY MAY MAKE AT ANY TIME. YOUR CONTINUED USE OF THIS SITE WILL BE DEEMED YOUR CONCLUSIVE ACCEPTANCE OF ANY MODIFIED AGREEMENT.

1. Contact Information.

Address

Virtual Knowledge Solutions International Incorporated
PO Box 2331
Roseau
St. George
Commonwealth of Dominica 00152

Customer Service
Email: [email protected]
Website:

2. Definitions.

  • “Access” or “Accessing” means accessing, using, viewing the content or otherwise obtaining information on the Site.
  • “Agreement” or “Terms” refers to these Terms and Conditions of Use and any subsequent modifications.
  • “Educator” means a teacher at an accredited K-12 school, college or university. An Educator is also a Subscriber.
  • “Exercise Files” refers to the exercise files prepared by the authors for use with the training videos and other media.
  • “University” refers to Virtual Knowledge Solutions International Incorporated Inc., an international company incorporated in the Commonwealth of Dominica.
  • “Multi-User Subscriber” refers to a Subscriber who purchases a subscription to the University for multiple Users.
  • “University” means the subscription-based database of audio-visual works that is available through the Site and is part of the Site.
  • “Premium Content” means the training videos and other media available on the University, including the Exercise Files.
  • “Standard Content” means the training videos and other media available on the University, excluding the Exercise Files.
  • “Single-User Subscriber” refers to a Subscriber who purchases a subscription to the University for one (1) User.
  • “Student” means a pupil at an accredited K-12 school, college or university. A Student is also a Subscriber.
  • “Subscriber” refers to any person or entity that purchases or uses a subscription to the University, and may be a Single-User Subscriber, Multi-User Subscriber, Educator, Student or gift subscription recipient.
  • “User” refers to any party who Accesses the Site. If You are Accessing the Site as an employee or agent of another, “User” refers to You and Your principal.
  • “Website” or “Site” refers to the website maintained on the World Wide Web by VKSII, available at http://sm101-university.com, and includes the University.
  • “You” or “Your” refers to the User. If You are Accessing the Site as an employee or agent of another, “You” or “Your” refers to the User and the User’s principal.

3. Modification of Terms.

The University reserves the right to modify these Terms at any time. Except as otherwise stated herein, any change to these Terms is effective immediately after the University gives notice to the User. Notice can be given through e-mail, a posting on the Site or any other means by which a User may obtain notice. User agrees to check the Site periodically for changes to these Terms. Any use of the Site after changes have been made shall be deemed acceptance of those changed terms and/or conditions.

4. Limited License.

The University hereby grants each Subscriber a limited, non-exclusive, non-sublicensable and non-transferable license to Access the content and information available in the University according to the provisions contained herein, and subject to the payment of the applicable subscription fees and adherence to these Terms. Whether the Subscriber receives a license to the Premium Content or Standard Content depends on the subscription plan.

Each Multi-User Subscriber may only allow its employees and agents to access the University. If the Multi-User Subscriber’s license terminates, the Multi-User Subscriber’s employees and agents shall no longer have Access to the University. Each Multi-User Subscriber agrees that the University may not be Accessed by more than the authorized number of Users purchased by the Multi-User Subscriber. Each User shall be authorized to Access the University from any Internet connection.

A Multi-User Subscriber administrator selected by the Subscriber (the “Administrator”) shall be designated to oversee and be responsible for management of the User accounts.

5. Fees; Renewal; Refund Policies.

Single-User Subscribers

Per Month

  • Access to Standard Content
  • Monthly subscription plan
  • Automatically renews monthly until cancelled by Subscriber
    • Automatically renews on the same date of each corresponding month or on final date of month if no corresponding date (January 31, 2012 subscription renews on February 29, 2012)
    • Fees charged on renewal date
  • Subscription fees are non-refundable; except that Subscriber may cancel renewed subscription in writing up to three (3) calendar days after renewal date and receive a full refund of the new subscription fees
  • Discounts, rebates or other special offers only valid for initial term; subscriptions renew at the then-current full subscription rates
  • The University may increase subscription fees for a subsequent subscription period at any time and for any reason, provided, however, that the University provides notice at least thirty (30) calendar days prior to the expiration of the subscription
  • The University may terminate the subscription and these Terms if unable to renew the subscription based on inaccurate or outdated credit card information
  • Right of Access to the University granted under these Terms is effective only upon payment of the subscription fees

Annual

  • Access to Standard Content
  • Annual subscription plan
  • Automatically renews yearly until cancelled by Subscriber
    • Automatically renews on the same date of each corresponding year or on final date of month if no corresponding date (February 29, 2012 subscription renews on February 28, 2013)
    • Fees charged on renewal date
    • Only subscriptions purchased after the effective date of these Terms shall automatically renew as set forth herein
  • Subscription fees are non-refundable; except that Subscriber may cancel renewed subscription in writing up to three (3) calendar days after renewal date and receive a full refund of the new subscription fees
  • Discounts, rebates or other special offers only valid for initial term; subscriptions renew at the then-current full subscription rates
  • The University may increase subscription fees for a subsequent subscription period at any time and for any reason, provided, however, that the University provides notice at least thirty (30) calendar days prior to the expiration of the subscription
  • The University may terminate the subscription and these Terms if unable to renew the subscription based on inaccurate or outdated credit card information
  • Right of Access to the University granted under these Terms is effective only upon payment of the subscription fees

Premium

  • Access to Premium Content
  • Annual subscription plan
  • Automatically renews yearly until cancelled by Subscriber
    • Automatically renews on the same date of each corresponding year or on final date of month if no corresponding date (February 29, 2012 subscription renews on February 28, 2013)
    • Fees charged on renewal date
    • Only subscriptions purchased after the effective date of these Terms shall automatically renew as set forth herein
  • Subscription fees are non-refundable; except that Subscriber may cancel renewed subscription in writing up to three (3) calendar days after renewal date and receive a full refund of the new subscription fees
  • Discounts, rebates or other special offers only valid for initial term; subscriptions renew at the then-current full subscription rates
  • The University may increase subscription fees for a subsequent subscription period at any time and for any reason, provided, however, that the University provides notice at least thirty (30) calendar days prior to the expiration of the subscription
  • The University may terminate the subscription and these Terms if unable to renew the subscription based on inaccurate or outdated credit card information
  • Right of Access to the University granted under these Terms is effective only upon payment of the subscription fees

Multi-User Subscribers

  • Access to Premium Content
  • Annual subscription plan
  • If Subscriber paid by credit card: Automatically renews yearly until cancelled by Subscriber
    • Automatically renews on the same date of each corresponding year or on final date of month if no corresponding date (February 29, 2012 subscription renews on February 28, 2013)
    • Fees charged on renewal date
    • Only subscriptions purchased after the effective date of these Terms shall automatically renew as set forth herein
  • If Subscriber paid by cash or purchase order: Subscription does not automatically renew
    • Prior to expiration, the University will provide invoice to the Subscriber for renewal payment
    • If Subscriber fails to remit renewal payment prior to expiration, the University will cancel subscription
  • Subscription fees are non-refundable; except that Subscriber may cancel renewed subscription up to three (3) calendar days after renewal date and receive a full refund of the new subscription fees
  • Discounts, rebates or other special offers only valid for initial term; subscriptions renew at the then-current full subscription rates
  • The University may increase subscription fees for a subsequent subscription period at any time and for any reason, provided, however, that the University provides notice at least thirty (30) calendar days prior to the expiration of the subscription
  • The University may terminate the subscription and these Terms if unable to renew the subscription based on inaccurate or outdated credit card information (if Subscriber paid by credit card)
  • Right of Access to the University granted under these Terms is effective only upon payment of the subscription fees

Academic Program Subscribers (Educator or Student)

  • Subscription limited to length of program chosen by Educator
  • Students’ Access limited to courses (with Exercise Files) chosen by Educator
  • Subscription fees prorated for number of days of program based on monthly fee
  • No automatic renewal
  • Subscription fees are non-refundable
  • Discounted rates for Students only apply to program
  • The University may increase fees to Students or require fees from Educators for any subsequent program
  • Right of Access to the University granted under these Terms is effective only upon payment of the subscription fees
  • Right of Access to the University only granted if Educator’s application is approved

6. Gift Subscriptions

The following gift subscriptions for Access to the University are available for purchase:

  • Premium (one-year subscription to Premium Content)
  • Standard (one-month, three-month, six-month and one-year subscriptions to Standard Content)

A person can purchase the gift subscription on the Site. After a person purchases a gift subscription, the University will send a welcome email to the recipient informing them of the gift subscription.

Gift Subscription Terms and Conditions

  • No refunds
  • No exchange or surrender for cash value
  • If an existing Subscriber receives a Premium gift subscription:
    • If person already has a subscription to the University’s Standard Content and receives a Premium gift subscription, when redeemed by Subscriber, the University will suspend the person’s subscription to the Standard Content and immediately upgrade the person’s Premium gift subscription, and resume the remainder of the term of the Standard Content subscription after the termination of the Premium gift subscription
    • If a person already has a subscription to the University’s Premium Content and receives a Premium gift subscription, the University will commence the gift subscription after the termination of the person’s existing subscription
  • If an existing Subscriber receives a Standard gift subscription:
    • If a person already has a subscription to the University’s Premium Content or Standard Content and receives a Standard gift subscription, the University will commence the gift subscription after the termination of the person’s existing subscription
  • A recipient’s use of a gift subscription constitutes acceptance of and agreement to these Terms

7. Access to the University; Modification of Content.

The University strives to provide the latest content to its Subscribers on a continuous basis. To that end, the University will take all commercially reasonable efforts to provide uninterrupted Access to the University to its Subscribers. However, from time to time, Subscribers may be unable to Access the University due to conditions beyond the University’s control. Such conditions include, but are not limited to: force majeure, acts of God, power outages, and the acts of computer hackers and others acting outside the law. Also, from time to time, Access may be unavailable due to software issues, server downtime, increased Internet traffic or downtime, programming errors, regular maintenance of the system, and other related reasons. In response to any unavailability of the University to its Subscribers, the University will take all commercially reasonable steps to ensure Access is restored within a reasonable period of time. The term “commercially reasonable,” as used in these Terms, shall mean reasonable efforts taken in good faith without an unduly or burdensome use or expenditure of time, resources, personnel or money.

The University endeavors to provide the highest quality content to its Subscribers. To that end, the University reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to change, modify, or discontinue any aspect or feature of this Site in whole or in part, including, without limitation, the content, availability, Access and/or the Terms of this Site. Such changes, modifications, additions or deletions will be effective immediately upon notice thereof, which notice may be made by posting such changes on this Site.

Users are solely responsible for ensuring that they have sufficient and compatible hardware, software, telecommunications equipment and Internet service necessary for use of the Site.

8. Academic Program

The University offers various Academic Programs for Educators and Students at accredited K-12 schools, certification bodies, colleges and universities under the Affiliation Program.

Sign-Up Requirements and Logistics

  • An online registration and affliate application form must be completed and accepted
  • Educator must be full or part-time teacher at an accredited educational institution; Educator is required to provide appropriate documentation to verify Educator’s status
  • Educator designates certain University courses (with Exercises Files) that Students may access; the University may limit total number of courses designated
  • Institution, Educator or Students must pay subscription fees for Students; Students’ subscription fees prorated based on number of days of program (current fees indicated on the Site)
  • The University accepts or denies Educator’s application

Special Benefit

  • Educator can monitor which courses each Student has completed

9. Prohibited Conduct.

User expressly agrees to refrain from doing, either personally or through an agent, any of the following “Prohibited Conduct”:

  1. Transmit, install, upload or otherwise transfer any virus, advertisement, communication, or other item or process to the Site that in any way affects the use, enjoyment or service of the Site, or adversely affects the University's computers, servers or databases.
  2. Capture, download, save, upload, print or otherwise retain information and content available on the Site other than what is expressly allowed by these Terms.
  3. Permit or provide others Access to the University using Your user name and password or otherwise, or the name and password of another authorized User.
  4. Copy, modify, reverse engineer, disassemble, redistribute, republish, alter, create derivative works from, assign, license, transfer or adapt any of the software, information, text, graphics, source code or HTML code, or other content available on the Site.
  5. Remove or modify any copyright, trademark, legal notices, or other proprietary notations from the content available on the Site.
  6. Transfer the Site content to another person; “frame,” “mirror,” “in-line link,” or employ similar navigational technology to the Site content; or “deep link” to the Site content.
  7. Violate or attempt to violate the University's security mechanisms, Access any data or server You are not authorized to Access or otherwise breach the security of the Site or corrupt the Site in any way.
  8. Engage in any other conduct which violates the Copyright Act or other laws of the United States or the Commonwealth of Dominica.
  9. Use any device (such as a “web crawler” or other automatic retrieval mechanism) or other means to harvest information about other Users, the Site or the University.
  10. Use the Site to violate a third party’s intellectual property, personality, publicity or confidentiality rights; upload, download, display, publish, perform, create derivative works from, transmit, or otherwise distribute information or content in violation of a third party’s intellectual property rights.
  11. Misrepresent Your identity or personal information when Accessing the Site; forge any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any e-mail so that the e-mail appears to be generated by the University.
  12. Post obscene, harassing, defamatory, filthy, violent, pornographic, abusive, threatening, objectionable or illegal material on the Site; post a communication that advocates or encourages criminal conduct or conduct that may give rise to civil liability.
  13. Advertise or otherwise solicit funds, goods or services on the Site.
  14. Provide any commercial hosting service with Access to the Site and/or the content on the Site.

To ensure that Users of the Site do not engage in Prohibited Conduct, the University reserves the right to monitor use of the Site and reserves the right to revoke or deny Access to the University to any person or entity whose use of the University suggests Prohibited Conduct. Access of the materials available at the University beyond that of normal patterns of use that suggests systematic copying of the materials constitutes abuse of the University and will result in revocation or denial of Access to the University. The terms “normal patterns” and “abuse” shall be determined solely by the University.

You agree not to violate any U.S., foreign or international software or technology export laws and regulations, including without limitation the U.S. Export Administration Regulations.

10. LIMITED WARRANTIES.

The University warrants that the software that allows Users to Access the University (“Software”), if operated as directed, will substantially achieve the functionality described on the Site. THE UNIVERSITY PROVIDES NO WARRANTY THAT YOUR HARDWARE, SOFTWARE, TELECOMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT AND/OR INTERNET SERVICE IS COMPATIBLE OR SUFFICIENT TO ACCESS THE SITE.

The University also warrants that the media containing the Software, if provided by the University, is free from defects in material on the date the User acquired the Software. THE UNIVERSITY'S SOLE LIABILITY FOR ANY BREACH OF THIS WARRANTY SHALL BE, IN ITS SOLE AND ABSOLUTE DISCRETION: (A) TO REPLACE THE DEFECTIVE MEDIA OR SOFTWARE; (B) TO ADVISE THE USER HOW TO ACHIEVE SUBSTANTIALLY THE SAME FUNCTIONALITY WITH THE SOFTWARE AS DESCRIBED; OR (C) IF THE ABOVE REMEDIES ARE IMPRACTICABLE, TO REFUND THE SUBSCRIPTION FEE PAID FOR ACCESS TO THE UNIVERSITY. THE USER MUST INFORM THE UNIVERSITY OF ANY PROBLEM WITH THE SOFTWARE WITHIN THIRTY (30) CALENDAR DAYS OF DISCOVERING THE PROBLEM OR THE UNIVERSITY WILL NOT BE OBLIGATED TO HONOR THIS WARRANTY. THE UNIVERSITY WILL USE COMMERCIALLY REASONABLE EFFORTS TO REPAIR, REPLACE, OR REFUND THE SOFTWARE PURSUANT TO THE FOREGOING WARRANTY WITHIN THIRTY (30) CALENDAR DAYS OF BEING SO NOTIFIED. IF ANY MODIFICATIONS ARE MADE TO THE SOFTWARE BY THE USER DURING THE WARRANTY PERIOD; IF THE MEDIUM OR SOFTWARE IS SUBJECTED TO ACCIDENT, ABUSE, OR IMPROPER USE; OR IF THE USER VIOLATES THE TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT, THEN THIS WARRANTY SHALL IMMEDIATELY TERMINATE. THIS WARRANTY SHALL NOT APPLY IF THE SOFTWARE IS USED ON OR IN CONJUNCTION WITH HARDWARE OR SOFTWARE OTHER THAN THE UNMODIFIED VERSION OF HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE WITH WHICH THE SOFTWARE WAS DESIGNED TO BE USED AS DESCRIBED.

ALTHOUGH THE UNIVERSITY HAS ATTEMPTED TO PROVIDE ACCURATE INFORMATION ON THE SITE, IT MAKES NO GUARANTEE OR WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE RELIABILITY, ACCURACY, TIMELINESS OR COMPLETENESS OF THAT INFORMATION AND ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS THEREIN.

11. DISCLAIMERS AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY.

USER ACCESSES THIS SITE AT HIS/HER/ITS OWN RISK. THE SITE IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS, AS AVAILABLE” BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND (BEYOND THE WARRANTIES SET FORTH IN SECTION 10), EXPRESSED, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, AND ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTIES’ RIGHTS ARE SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMED. THE UNIVERSITY DOES NOT WARRANT ANY PARTICULAR RESULT FROM USE OF THE SOFTWARE OR SITE. THE UNIVERSITY DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE INFORMATION ON THE SITE IS ACCURATE, COMPLETE OR COMPLIES WITH ANY PARTICULAR LAW OR REGULATION, OR THAT THE OPERATION OF AND YOUR ACCESS TO THE SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, ERROR-FREE, VIRUS-FREE OR COMPLETELY SECURE. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES AND UNDER NO LEGAL THEORY (TORT, CONTRACT OR OTHERWISE) SHALL THE UNIVERSITY OR ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES, AGENTS, EMPLOYEES, SHAREHOLDERS, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, THIRD PARTY CONTENT PROVIDERS, SUCCESSORS OR ASSIGNS BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY OTHER PERSON OR ENTITY FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY CHARACTER, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF GOODWILL, WORK STOPPAGE, COMPUTER FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION, LOSS OF DATA, LOSS OF PRODUCTIVITY OR CONTRACT, OR ANY AND ALL OTHER COMMERCIAL DAMAGES OR LOSSES. YOUR USE OF THIS SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK AND ANY CONTENT THAT YOU DOWNLOAD IS DOWNLOADED AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK, AND YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM IN EXCESS OF THE AMOUNTTHE UNIVERSITY  RECEIVED FROM THE SUBSCRIBER FOR A SUBSCRIPTION TO ACCESS THE UNIVERSITY, AND FOR ANY LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOADING OF ANY SUCH CONTENT, INCLUDING ANY DAMAGES RESULTING FROM COMPUTER VIRUSES. IN NO EVENT WILL THE UNIVRSITY BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES IN EXCESS OF THE AMOUNT THE UNIVERSITY RECEIVED FROM THE SUBSCRIBER FOR A SUBSCRIPTION TO ACCESS THE UNIVERSITY, EVEN IF THE UNIVERSITY SHALL HAVE BEEN INFORMED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, OR FOR ANY CLAIM BY ANY OTHER PARTY. IN NO EVENT WILL WARRANTIES PROVIDED BY LAW, IF ANY, APPLY UNLESS THEY ARE REQUIRED TO APPLY BY STATUTE NOTWITHSTANDING THEIR EXCLUSION BY CONTRACT. THIS DISCLAIMER IS APPLICABLE TO ANY DAMAGE OR INJURY RESULTING FROM THE NEGLIGENCE OR AN OMISSION OF THE UNIVERSITY, COMPUTER VIRUS OR OTHER SIMILAR ITEM, TELECOMMUNICATIONS ERRORS, OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR USE OF USER INFORMATION THROUGH THEFT OR ANY OTHER MEANS. THE UNIVERSITY IS NOT LIABLE FOR CRIMINAL, TORTIOUS, OR NEGLIGENT ACTIONS OR OMISSIONS OF THIRD PARTIES THAT AFFECT THIS SITE.

NO DEALER, AGENT, AFFILIATE OR EMPLOYEE OF THE UNIVERSITY OR VKSII IS AUTHORIZED TO MAKE ANY MODIFICATIONS, EXTENSION, OR ADDITIONS TO THESE LIMITED WARRANTIES OR DISCLAIMERS.

THE UNIVERSITY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, AND SHALL HAVE NO LIABILITY FOR DAMAGES IN EXCESS OF THE AMOUNT THE UNIVERSITY RECEIVED FROM THE SUBSCRIBER, ARISING FROM OR RELATED TO ANY SUPPORT SERVICES FOR YOUR USE OF THE SITE.

THE LAWS OF YOUR JURISDICTION MAY PROHIBIT OR MODIFY THE FOREGOING DISCLAIMERS AND LIMITATIONS ON DAMAGES, AND SUCH DISCLAIMERS OR LIMITATIONS ON DAMAGES MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

12. Third Party Content; Hyperlinks.

You acknowledge that the University does not pre-screen third party materials. The University is not the publisher or author of any information on the Site that is provided by third party content providers, and the University is not liable for any claims related to such information. Content provided by third parties is for informational purposes only, and teh University's use of the content constitutes neither an endorsement nor a recommendation by the University of the content. The University assumes no responsibility for third party products or services.

The University may contain links and references to other third party websites and materials. The University does not assume any responsibility for these websites or materials and provides these links or materials solely for the convenience of Users. The University does not endorse or otherwise recommend any of these third party websites, references, or the products, services, or information there offered. The University may disable any hyperlink to the Site. The University has the right but not obligation to monitor third party websites and hyperlinks to the Site.

THE UNIVERSITY MAKES NO WARRANTY, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, OF THE ACCURACY, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THE INFORMATION PROVIDED BY THIRD PARTIES. THIS INCLUDES, BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO, ANY INFORMATION FOUND ON A LINK LOCATED ON THIS SITE THAT ALLOWS USERS TO ACCESS INFORMATION FOUND ON ANOTHER SITE. ADDITIONALLY, THE UNIVERSITY DOES NOT WARRANT THE EXISTENCE OR FUNCTIONALITY OF ANY WEBSITE WHICH CAN BE ACCESSED THROUGH A LINK LOCATED ON THIS SITE.

13. Copyrights, Trademarks and Other Proprietary Rights.

The University, VKSII, or its third party content providers shall retain all worldwide rights in the intellectual property in and on the Site, including, but not limited to, trademarks, service marks, trade dress, inventions, ideas, trade secrets, the source code, the HTML code, the "look and feel" of the Site, its color combinations, layout, and all other graphical elements, and the copyrights in and to its original content. You should assume that everything You read or see on the Site is copyrighted, trademarked, or otherwise protected and owned or licensed by the University. Except as expressly stated on the Site or in these Terms, nothing that You read or see on the Site or in the University may be copied, reproduced, modified, distributed, transmitted, republished, displayed or performed for commercial use without the prior written consent of the University, except as provided in these Terms. Nothing in these Terms grants You an express or implied license to use any of the University's, or VKSII's intellectual property except as set forth in Section 4.

If You submit any unsolicited intellectual property, idea, copyrightable material, invention, discovery, improvement, trade secret or know-how to the University, you may forfeit Your intellectual property rights and moral rights contained in such communication or material.

14. Indemnification.

User agrees to defend, indemnify and otherwise hold harmless the University and its officers, directors, agents, employees, shareholders, successors and assigns from and against any cause of action or claim, including court costs, expenses and attorney fees, related to or arising from User’s Prohibited Conduct or other improper or illegal use of the Site, or breach of these Terms.

15. Security; Authorized Use.

Users are prohibited from violating or attempting to violate the security of the Site. The University has the right but not the obligation to investigate occurrences of possible violations and will cooperate with all applicable law enforcement authorities in prosecuting violators. The University may suspend Your Access while it conducts an investigation. Users are required to enter a user name and password to Access the University. To protect against unauthorized Access to Your account, it is recommended that You close the browser when You have finished using the Site. You are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of Your user name and password.

You represent and warrant that You are the person on whose behalf You claim to accept these Terms, or, if You are entering into these Terms on behalf of a person or entity, You represent and warrant that You have the power and authority to enter into these Terms and bind the person or entity. You also represent and warrant that You are an adult who is legally able to enter into these Terms.

You may not use the account, user name or password of someone else at any time. You agree to notify the University immediately of any unauthorized use or loss of Your account, user name, password and/or credit card information. You also agree to notify the University immediately if You are aware of or suspect other unauthorized use of the Site and/or the Site content. The University will not be liable for any loss that You incur as a result of someone else using Your user name and password with or without Your knowledge. You may be held liable for any losses incurred by the University, its affiliates, officers, directors, employees, consultants, agents or representatives due to someone else’s use of Your account, user name or password.

The University will never ask You for Your password. If You need a new user name and/or password, the University will generate a new user name and password automatically through its computers and send it to Your e-mail or postal address.

16. Termination of Agreement.

In addition to the University’s other rights, it may terminate this Agreement at any time and at its sole and absolute discretion. The University may also terminate Access to the University or cancel subscriptions to the University without notice if it believes, in its sole judgment, that You have breached or may breach any term or condition of this Agreement, or engaged in conduct that the University deems inappropriate.

In the event of termination of this Agreement, the provisions in this Section and the provisions found in Sections 2, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18 and 19 shall survive in perpetuity. Each Subscriber’s obligation to pay outstanding subscription fees shall survive any termination of this Agreement.

17. Privacy Policy.

The University values Your trust. In order to honor that trust, all of the University’s employees are required to adhere to ethical standards in gathering, using, and safeguarding any information You provide. For more information, please review the University's Privacy Policy , the terms of which are incorporated into this Agreement as if set forth in full.

18. Miscellaneous.

These Terms constitute the entire agreement between the University and User regarding the subject matter hereof. Any previous agreement, whether oral or written, between the University and User dealing with the subject matter hereof is superseded. These Terms may only be modified or amended in writing. If any portion of these Terms is determined to be unenforceable for any reason, such portion will be deemed severed and the remaining terms and conditions shall continue in full force and effect. Upon User’s breach or threatened breach of these Terms, the University may pursue any legal or equitable remedy available, including but not limited to, direct, consequential and punitive damages and injunctive relief. The University's remedies are cumulative and not exclusive. Failure of the University to exercise any remedy or enforce any portion of this Agreement at any time shall not operate as a waiver of any remedy or of the right to enforce any portion of the Agreement at any time thereafter. User agrees that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or action arising out of or regarding this Agreement must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred. By Accessing the Site, User signs for and accepts this shortening of the statutes of limitations. The University makes no representation that the content of the Site is appropriate or available for use in all locations. The University makes no representation that the Site complies with any foreign or international laws. You agree to comply with all applicable local laws, including any international laws, in using this Site. You may not assign Your rights or delegate Your duties under these Terms. The parties agree that no third party is an intended beneficiary of these Terms. The University cannot provide notifications via post, only e-mail.

19. Governing Law; Dispute Resolution; Forum and Venue.

These Terms and any claim or action related to or arising from these Terms or content on the Site shall be governed by Commonwealth of Dominica law, without regard to any provision that would make the laws of another jurisdiction applicable. All disputes between You and the University shall be finally resolved through binding arbitration in Roseau, Commonwealth of Dominica. The arbitration shall be conducted by one (1) arbitrator who is a retired judge. The parties shall conduct discovery as agreed upon or as permitted by the arbitrator. A party may file for an order on the arbitration decision exclusively in the Commonwealth of Dominica Court. The parties shall share equally the costs of the arbitrator, arbitration body and arbitration facilities (if applicable). Each party may bring a claim or action for injunctive relief without submitting the claim to final and binding arbitration. Neither party shall have the obligation to post a bond or demonstrate actual harm before bringing a claim or action for injunctive relief. Each party consents to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the Commonwealth of Dominica Court for any equitable claim or other action related to or arising from these Terms. Each party shall bear his/her/its own expenses and attorneys’ fees related to any arbitration, claim or action.

EFFECTIVE DATE: August 08, 2010