Qi Learning Research Group
General Terms and Conditions for Website Account Users
Please read these Terms carefully before accessing or using the Services. By clicking “Accept” to access the Services, you will have confirmed that you have reviewed these Terms, and your affirmative click constitutes your agreement to be bound by these Terms, which establish a contractual relationship between you and Provider (as so agreed, the “Agreement”).
IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH ANY OF THESE TERMS, YOU WILL NOT HAVE ANY RIGHT TO ACCESS OR USE, OR ATTEMPT TO ACCESS OR USE, ANY OF THE SERVICES, AND, AS SUCH, PLEASE DO NOT ACCESS, OR ATTEMPT TO ACCESS, OR OTHERWISE USE, OR ATTEMPT TO USE, ANY OF THE SERVICES.
Provider may amend these Terms from time to time. Amendments will be effective upon Provider’s posting of such updated Terms at this website or the amended policies or supplemental terms on the applicable Service(s).
To the extent there exists any conflicting terms between this agreement and the more specific agreements listed above, the more specific agreements listed above will control.
The Services constitute a technology platform that enables users to view, listen, share, comment, post, and generally communicate with other teachers, professors, and professionals, committed to providing a new, teaching paradigm.
Subject to your compliance with these Terms, Provider grants Users a limited, non-exclusive, non-sublicensable, revocable, non-transferrable license to: (i) access and use the Services on the website or through a mobile device; and (ii) access and use any content, information and related materials that may be made available through the Services for your personal, noncommercial use. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved by Provider and/or Provider’s licensors. This limited license terminates automatically, without notice to you, if you breach any of these Terms. Upon termination of this limited license, you agree to immediately erase or otherwise destroy any downloaded materials.
In order to use most aspects of the Services, you must register for and maintain an active personal user services account (an “Account”). You must be at least 18 years of age, or the age of legal majority in your jurisdiction (if different than 18), to obtain an Account. Account registration requires you to submit to Provider certain personal information, such as your name, address, mobile phone number, email address,and age, as well as at least one valid payment method (either a credit card or accepted payment partner). You agree to maintain accurate, complete, and up-to-date information in your Account. Your failure to maintain accurate, complete, and up-to-date Account information, including having an invalid or expired payment method on file, may result in your inability to access and use the Services. You shall be responsible for all activity that occurs under your Account, and you agree to maintain the security and secrecy of your Account username and password at all times. You may not assign or otherwise transfer your Account to any other person or entity. Unless otherwise permitted by Provider in writing, you may only possess one Account.
NETWORK ACCESS AND DEVICES
You are responsible for obtaining the data network access necessary to use the Services. Your mobile network’s data and messaging rates and fees may apply if you access or use the Services from a cellular-enabled device. You are responsible for acquiring and updating compatible hardware or devices necessary to access and use the Services and applications and any updates thereto. Provider does not guarantee, and hereby disclaims any warranty (express or implied), that the Services, or any portion thereof, will function on any particular hardware or devices
You understand and agree that your use of the Services will result in charges to you for the Provider Services (collectively, “User Payments”). User Payments will be inclusive of applicable taxes where required by law. User Payments paid by you are final and non-refundable, unless otherwise determined by Provider, in its sole discretion. All User Payments are due immediately and payment will be facilitated by Provider using the preferred payment method designated by you in your Account, after which Provider will send you a receipt via the email address designated by you in your Account. You expressly acknowledge and agree that Provider has the right to store your credit card number and associated credentials for future use. If your primary account payment method is determined by Provider to be expired, invalid or otherwise not able to be charged correctly, your account may be suspended until a payment can be processed.
All information and materials contained in the Services, including but not limited to, text, trademarks, logos, graphics, images, “look and feel”, and code of any kind (collectively, the “Materials”), are the copyrighted works and/or other forms of intellectual property of Provider or third parties who have authorized use of the Materials with respect to the Services.
Any Submissions provided by you remains your property. However, by providing Submissions to Provider, you grant Provider a worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, transferrable, royalty-free license, with the right to sublicense, to use, copy, modify, create derivative works of, distribute, publicly display, publicly perform, and otherwise exploit in any manner such Submissions in all formats and distribution channels now known or hereafter devised (including in connection with the Services and Provider’s business and on third-party websites and services), without further notice to or consent from you, and without the requirement of payment to you or any other person or entity.
You agree to not provide Submissions that are defamatory, libelous, hateful, violent, obscene, pornographic, unlawful, or otherwise offensive, as determined by Provider in its sole discretion, whether or not such Submissions may be protected by law. Provider may, but shall not be obligated to, review, monitor, or remove Submissions, at Provider’s sole discretion and at any time and for any reason, without notice to you.
You agree to not make any Submissions or take any action that infringes or violates someone else’s rights or otherwise violates the law. Provider can remove any content or information that you post if Provider believes, in its sole discretion, that such content or information violates these Terms.
RIGHTS TO MATERIAL
You acknowledge that the Materials constitute commercially valuable, proprietary, and confidential property of Provider or third-party licensors, the design and development of which required the investment of substantial effort, time, and money and reflect, in part, the credibility and “goodwill” of Provider or third-party licensors.
You acknowledge and agree that you have no right to, and will not, modify, edit, alter, or enhance any of the Materials in any manner. Except as expressly stated herein, you acknowledge and agree that you have no legal right, title, or interest in or to the Materials other than a limited right of display.
You understand and agree that all Materials are the proprietary property of Provider or third-party licensors and are protected by copyright, trade secret, and other applicable laws.
You will not use Provider’s copyrights or trademarks or any confusingly similar marks, without Provider’s prior written consent. You agree not to collect information from users without the prior written consent of such users and Provider.
You agree not to use the Materials in any way that would compromise Provider’s proprietary rights in the Materials. Without limiting any of the foregoing, you shall not deliver the Materials, either reproduced or modified, or anything derived from the Materials, either orally or in writing, as part of any seminar, training program, workshop, consulting, or similar business activity which you make available to others, except with the prior written permission of Provider.
THIRD-PARTY SERVICES AND CONTENT
The Services are provided “as-is” and “as-available”. Provider disclaims all representations and warranties, express, implied, or statutory, not expressly set out in these Terms, including the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. In addition, Provider makes no representation, warranty, or guarantee regarding the reliability, timeliness, quality, suitability, or availability of the Services or any Transport Provider Services, or that the Services will be uninterrupted or error-free. Provider does not guarantee the quality, suitability, safety or ability of third-party providers or services thereof including Transport Providers and Transport Provider Services. You acknowledge and agree that the entire risk arising out of your use of the Services, and any Transport Provider Services requested in connection therewith, remains solely with you, to the maximum extent permitted under applicable law. The limitations and disclaimers in this Section shall survive the termination or expiration of the Agreement and/or your use of the Service.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
Provider shall not be liable for indirect, incidental, special, exemplary, punitive, or consequential damages, including lost profits, lost data, personal injury, or property damage, related to, in connection with, or otherwise resulting from any use of the Services, even if Provider has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Without prejudice to the limitation of Provider’s liability hereunder, in no event shall Provider’s total liability to you in connection with the Services for all damages, losses and causes of action exceed the lesser of (a) five hundred US dollars (US$500) and (b) the User Payment applicable to the Services from which such liability arose.
You agree to indemnify and hold Provider and its officers, directors, employees, and agents harmless from and against any and all claims, demands, losses, liabilities, and expenses (including attorneys’ fees), arising out of or in connection with: (i) your use of the Services or other services obtained through your use of the Services; (ii) your breach or violation of any of these Terms; (iii) Provider’s use of Submissions; or (iv) your violation of the rights of any third-party, including Transport Providers. Your obligations under this Section shall survive the termination or expiration of the Agreement and/or your use of the Services.
You agree not to link to, mirror or frame any portion of the Services.
You agree not to cause or launch any programs or scripts for the purpose of scraping, indexing, surveying, or otherwise data mining any portion of the Services or unduly burdening or hindering the operation and/or functionality of any aspect of the Services.
You agree not to attempt to gain unauthorized access to or impair any aspect of the Services or its related systems or networks.
You agree to use the Services for lawful purposes only.