TERMS AND CONDITIONS

The use of www.matriculate.org (the “Website”), which is administered by Matriculate, is governed by these Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy. By using this Website you agree to accept and abide by the Terms of Use. If you do not agree to these Terms of Use for any reason, please do not use this Website. By using this Website, you represent, warrant, and covenant that you are at least 18 years old. If you are at not at least 18 years old, you may only use the Website if your parent or guardian consents and assumes full responsibility for your use of the Website. Matriculate, including this Website, is not directed to children under the age of 13.  You must be in your final year of high school and 13 years old to participate in Matriculate, including using this Website.

 We reserve the right to make changes to these Terms of Use at any time and request that you review this page for updates each time you visit the Website. Your continued use of the Website constitutes your acceptance of the Terms of Use as modified. 

USE AND RESTRICTIONS

In using this Website, you agree to abide by the following conditions of use:

 Videos and other content (including but not limited to text, photographs, video, audio and graphics, and other services) on this Website may not be re-posted to other websites without the prior written permission of Matriculate. You acquire no rights or licenses in or to the Website and materials contained within the Website other than the limited right for you to access and use the Website in accordance with this Terms of Use. 

When using the Website, you will not impersonate any person or entity, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity.

 This Website is controlled and operated within the United States. We make no claims that materials on this Website are appropriate or may be downloaded for use in locations outside the United States. Access to this Website from countries or territories where such access is illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to access this Website outside the United States do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws. By sending us your data, you consent to its transfer to and storage within the United States. 

You may not use the Website for any illegal purpose, to facilitate the violation of any law or regulation, or in a manner inconsistent with this Terms of Use. You agree that your use of the Website is solely for your own personal, non-commercial purposes and benefit and, if applicable, for your employer’s own non-commercial purposes and benefit.

 You may not copy, reproduce, recompile, decompile, disassemble, reverse engineer, distribute, publish, display, perform, modify, upload to, create derivative works from, transmit, download, or in any way exploit any part of the Website, except as set forth in the Terms of Use or as explicitly specified in the Website.

You may not access, monitor, or copy any content or information on the Website using any robot, spider, scraper, web crawler, or other automated means or any similar manual process. You may not violate the security of this Website or attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Website or computer systems or networks connected to the Website through any means.

 The Website and the information contained therein may not be used to construct a database of any kind. Nor may the Website be stored (in its entirety or in any party) in databases for access by you or any third party to distribute any database services containing all or part of the Website.

 All content, trademarks and other intellectual property on our Website are the intellectual property of Matriculate or other parties. Matriculate grants you a personal, revocable, non-exclusive right to use the Website solely for your personal and non-commercial use. 

Any materials sourced from this Website and later distributed, with permission, either electronically or in hard copy to third parties, must be appropriately acknowledged with the appropriate copyright and other proprietary notices.

 You will not use the Website or the information contained therein in unsolicited mailings or spam material. When using the Website, you shall remain friendly and civil and treat all users and recipients with respect and sincerity.

ACCOUNT REGISTRATION

 Account Creation.As part of the registration process to access parts of the Website, you will need to provide certain registration information to us. You represent that your registration information and any other information that you provide to us is accurate and truthful. You shall promptly update the registration information through the Website or as otherwise directed by us in order to keep such information true, accurate, and up-to-date. You agree that creation of your account may be denied based on the inability to verify the authenticity of your registration information. A login, such as a unique username and password (your unique username and password, the “Login”) will be created and may be used by you to gain access to the applicable portions of the Website only for so long as you are authorized to access and use the Website in accordance with the Terms of Use. You agree to treat the Login as confidential and not to disclose the Login, or any part of it, either directly or indirectly, to any person. You shall not use a Login that we, in our sole discretion, deems offensive or inappropriate. You are fully responsible for all usage and activity of the Website through you, including, but not limited to, any use of the Login. Access to the Website may not be used in any manner that is inconsistent with the Terms of Use. You understand and agree that you have no ownership rights in your account. You understand and agree that, if you cancel your account, we and third parties may retain copies of information provided by you, in accordance with the Privacy Policy.
 
Security. You agree (i) immediately to notify us at info@matriculate.org of any known or suspected unauthorized use(s) of the Website, or any known or suspected breach of security, including but not limited to, loss, theft, or unauthorized disclosure of a Login; and (ii) properly to exit the Website at the end of each session. WE SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PERSON OR ENTITY FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE ARISING FROM YOUR FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THESE REQUIREMENTS. If a device on which the Website is accessed is sold or transferred to another party, you agree to delete all cookies and software files obtained by or through use of the Website that are stored on such device. Notwithstanding anything else herein, we reserve the right to pursue any and all claims against you and any person or entity using your Login. We may require you to change your Login. We reserve the right to suspend your account.
 
Audit. We reserve the right to periodically to audit and monitor (physically or electronically) the use of the Website to ensure compliance with the Terms of Use and to maintain and improve the provision of the Website. 

DISCLAIMER AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

This Website may contain links to other Internet computer websites which are not owned, operated, controlled or reviewed by Matriculate. These links are provided solely as a courtesy and convenience to you. When you click on the link to one of these websites, you are no longer on this Website and this Terms of Use will not apply. Instead, you are subject to the privacy policy of that new website.
 
Matriculate, its agencies, officers, or employees exercise no control over the organizations, views, accuracy, copyright or trademark compliance or the legality of the material contained on those servers and do not sponsor, endorse, or approve the information, content, products, materials, opinions or services contained on such external websites. The visitor proceeds to these external websites at his/her own risk. Matriculate specifically disclaims any and all liability from damages which may result from the accessing of a third party website which is linked to this Website, or from reliance upon any such information.
 
IN NO EVENT SHALL MATRICULATE BE LIABLE TO ANY USER OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY OR LOST PROFITS) RESULTING FROM THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE WEBSITE OR THE MATERIAL, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT THE ORGANIZATION IS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
 
MATRICULATE WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES, LOSSES OR CAUSES OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE DISCLOSURE OF YOUR PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION.

GOVERNING LAW/FORUM

This Terms of Use is governed by the law of the State of New York. If we have a dispute regarding this policy or your use of this Website, you agree that it shall be resolved solely in the state or federal courts located in New York State or County.

CONTACTING US

 You can email us at info@matriculate.org or write to us at Matriculate Terms of Use Matters, Matriculate, 120 E 23rd St 5th Floor NY, NY 10010, regarding any questions or comments regarding this Terms of Use or to notify us of any errors or changes.