October 5, 2016
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The Site is a platform for enabling the connection between individuals ("Users") and/or institutions (“Institutions”) and GradeSlam. GradeSlam provides access to an educator for Users who may or may not be registered on behalf of an Institution. GradeSlam will make every effort to ensure that an educator is online at all times of day, unless otherwise noted in writing on the Site. In the event an educator is not available in a particular field where a User seeks support, GradeSlam should inform the student when the next available Educator will be accessible. Users do hereby represent, understand and expressly agree that GradeSlam will make every effort to control the quality, timing, legality or any other aspect whatsoever of the services actually delivered by its Educators. Institutions will be responsible for of the integrity, responsibility or any of the actions whatsoever of the Users. GradeSlam makes no representations about the suitability, reliability, timeliness, and accuracy of the services provided by Educators. GradeSlam, resellers, distributors, and licensees does not assume any responsibility for the accuracy or reliability of any information provided by Educators on this Site. GradeSlam does not assume and expressly disclaims any liability that may result from the use of this information. GradeSlam is not responsible for the conduct, whether online or offline, of any user of the Site or Member of the Service. All users including both Institutions and Educators do hereby expressly agree not to hold GradeSlam (or GradeSlam's officers, directors, investors, subsidiaries, agents, assignees, representatives, advertisers, marketing partners, licensors, independent contractors, recruiters, corporate partners, resellers, licensees, distributors, or employees, hereinafter "Affiliates") liable for any instruction, advice or services delivered which originated through the Site and GradeSlam and its Affiliates expressly disclaims any liability whatsoever for any damage, suits, claims, and/or controversies that have arisen or may arise, whether known or unknown therefrom.
Users may seek the services of an Educator through the use of the Site. Users agree not to provide Educators or other Users of the Site with any private or confidential information that could be considered sensitive or inappropriate. GradeSlam will not be held responsible and expressly disclaims any liability whatsoever for any claims, demands or damages direct or indirect of every kind and nature, known and unknown, suspected and unsuspected, disclosed and undisclosed, arising out of or in any way connected with such issues. By using this Site, you do hereby represent, understand, and expressly agree to hold GradeSlam harmless for any claim or controversy that may arise from any disputes between you and any other user(s) of the Site. GradeSlam will use its reasonable efforts to monitor profiles, actions, comments, and general usage of the Site and suspend privileges to any User or Educator not adhering to the policies of the Site and will not issue refund for services paid in the event that usage privileges are revoked. You agree to take reasonable precautions in all interactions with other users of the Site. It is forbidden for Users and Educators to meet offline or in person. By using this Site, you do hereby agree to report any alleged improprieties of any users therein to GradeSlam immediately by notifying GradeSlam of the same via electronic correspondence.
Your account is for your sole, personal use, you may not authorize others to use your account, and you may not assign or otherwise transfer your account to any other person or entity.
You are responsible for providing accurate, current and complete information in connection with your registration for use of the Site. GradeSlam is not responsible for any claims relating to any inaccurate, untimely or incomplete information provided by users of the Site. Users as well as any and all Institutions linked to a User’s account are solely responsible for any content, messages, photos, videos, reviews or profiles (collectively, “Content") that are published or displayed (hereinafter, "post") on the Site, or transmitted to other users of the Site. Users will not post on the Site, or transmit to other users, any defamatory, inaccurate, abusive, obscene, profane, offensive, sexually oriented, threatening, harassing, racially offensive, or illegal material, or any material that infringes or violates another party's rights (including, but not limited to, intellectual property rights, and rights of privacy and publicity). Users will not provide inaccurate, misleading or false information to GradeSlam or to any other user of the Site. Users understand and agree that GradeSlam may review and delete any Content, in each case in whole or in part, that in the sole judgment of GradeSlam violates this Agreement or which might be offensive, illegal, or that might violate the rights, harm, or threaten the safety of users of the Site. Users and Educators grant complete access to affiliated Institutions to review, record and process any Content that has been provided on the Site. Affiliated Institutions who have been granted access to their student’s conversations agree that any information transmitted by Users and Educators is confidential and not to be shared with individuals outside the Institution. By posting Content to any public or member area of the Site you automatically grant, and you represent and warrant that you have the right to grant, to GradeSlam, its Affiliates, licensees and successors, an irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, fully paid, worldwide license to use, copy, perform, display, reproduce, adapt, modify and distribute such information and content and to prepare derivative works of, or incorporate into other works, such information and content, and to grant and authorize sublicenses of the foregoing. Users and Educators further represent and warrant that public posting and use of your Content by GradeSlam will not infringe or violate the rights of any third party. Your use of the Service, including but not limited to the Content you post on the Service, must be in accordance with any and all applicable laws and regulations. Opinions, advice, statements, offers, or other information or content made available on the Site or through the Service, but not directly by GradeSlam, are those of their respective authors. Such authors are solely responsible for such content. GradeSlam does not: (i) guarantee the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information on the Site or available through the Service, or (ii) adopt, endorse or accept responsibility for the accuracy or reliability of any opinion, advice, or statement made by any party that appears on the Site or through the Service. Under no circumstances will GradeSlam or its Affiliates be responsible for any loss or damage resulting from: a) your reliance on information or other content posted on the Site or transmitted to or by any user of the Site or Service; or b) reviews or comments made about you on the Site by other users.
All data provided, and collected through GradeSlam is to remain private and confidential. Students and Tutors agree to allow GradeSlam use of anonymous conversations and student data in a research and or commercial manner in order to improve the quality of the service. No student information will ever be provided to any third party organization outside the GradeSlam network under any circumstances.
GradeSlam relies on a third-party verification service to verify information such as, but not limited to, name, address, social insurance number, and criminal background of Tutors. By using the Site, you do hereby represent, understand and expressly agree that GradeSlam is a conduit for the third-party verification service and does not have control over or assume any responsibility for the quality, accuracy, or reliability of the information provided by the third-party verification service. In addition, you understand that GradeSlam may review the information provided by the third-party verification service and that GradeSlam retains the right to terminate any GradeSlam membership based on the information.
The information and materials contained in this website, including text, graphics, information, links or other items are provided "as is", "as available". GRADESLAM DOES NOT WARRANT THE ACCURACY, ADEQUACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THIS INFORMATION AND MATERIALS AND EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS LIABILITY FOR ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN THIS INFORMATION AND MATERIALS. NO WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, IMPLIED, EXPRESSED OR STATUTORY INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTY RIGHTS, TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND FREEDOM FROM COMPUTER VIRUS, IS GIVEN IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE INFORMATION AND MATERIALS.
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You assume all risk when using the Services, including but not limited to all of the risks associated with any online or offline interactions with Members of the site. You agree to take all necessary precautions, including but not limited to following the recommendations set forth in GradeSlam's Safety Tips, when interacting with others Members of the site.
Incidental Damages and Aggregate Liability. In no event will GradeSlam or its Affiliates, be liable for any indirect, special, incidental, or consequential damages, losses or expenses arising out of or relating to the use or inability to use the Site, including without limitation damages related to any information received from the Site, removal of content from the Site, including profile information, any email distributed to any user or any linked web site or use thereof or inability to use by any party, or in connection with any termination of your subscription or ability to access the Site, failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus or line or system failure, even if GradeSlam or its Affiliates, or representatives thereof, are advised of the possibility of such damages, losses or expenses. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL GRADESLAM'S OR ITS AFFILIATES AGGREGATE LIABILITY, IN ANY FORM OF ACTION WHATSOEVER IN CONNECTION WITH THIS AGREEMENT OR THE USE OF THE SERVICES OR THE SITE, EXCEED THE PRICE PAID BY YOU FOR YOUR ACCOUNT, OR, IF YOU HAVE NOT PAID GRADESLAM FOR THE USE OF ANY SERVICES, THE AMOUNT OF CAD$25.00 OR ITS EQUIVALENT. No Liability for non-GradeSlam Actions. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT WILL GRADESLAM OR ITS AFFILIATES, BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, WHETHER DIRECT, INDIRECT, GENERAL, SPECIAL, COMPENSATORY, CONSEQUENTIAL, AND/OR INCIDENTAL, ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE CONDUCT OF YOU OR ANYONE ELSE IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF THE SITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, BODILY INJURY, EMOTIONAL DISTRESS, AND/OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES RESULTING FROM INTERACTIONS WITH OTHER MEMBERS OF THE SITE, WHETHER ONLINE OR OFFLINE. THIS INCLUDES ANY CLAIMS, LOSSES OR DAMAGES ARISING FROM THE CONDUCT OF USERS WHO HAVE REGISTERED UNDER FALSE PRETENSES OR WHO ATTEMPT TO DEFRAUD OR HARM YOU. In addition to the preceding paragraphs of this section and other provisions of this Agreement, any advice that may be posted on the Site is for informational purposes only and is not intended to replace or substitute for any professional financial, medical, legal, or other advice. GradeSlam makes no representations or warranties and expressly disclaims any and all liability concerning any treatment, action by, or effect on any person following the information offered or provided within or through the Site. If you have specific concerns or a situation arises in which you require professional or medical advice, you should consult with an appropriately trained and qualified specialist.
If you believe any materials accessible on or from Site infringe your copyright, you may request removal of those materials (or access thereto) from this Site by contacting GradeSlam and providing the following information: Identification of the copyrighted work that you believe to be infringed. Please describe the work, and where possible include a copy or the location (e.g., URL) of an authorized version of the work. Identification of the material that you believe to be infringing and its location. Please describe the material, and provide us with its URL or any other pertinent information that will allow us to locate the material. Your name, address, telephone number and (if available) e-mail address. A statement that you have a good faith belief that the complained of use of the materials is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law. A statement that the information that you have supplied is accurate, and indicating that "under penalty of perjury," you are the copyright owner or are authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf. A signature or the electronic equivalent from the copyright holder or authorized representative.
If there is any dispute arising out of the Site and/or the Service, by using the Site, you expressly agree that any such dispute shall be governed by the laws of the Province of Quebec, without regard to its conflict of law provisions, and you expressly agree and consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the provincial and federal courts of the Province of Quebec, for the resolution of any such dispute.
Nothing in this Agreement shall be construed as making either party the partner, joint venturer, agent, legal representative, employer, contractor or employee of the other. Neither party shall have, or hold itself out to any third party as having, any authority to make any statements, representations or commitments of any kind, or to take any action, that shall be binding on the other, except as provided for herein or authorized in writing by the party to be bound. This Agreement will be binding on and will inure to the benefit of the legal representatives, successors and assigns of the parties hereto.
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