EduCloud@CiTi Terms of Use

EduCloud TERMS OF USE FOR OUR SERVICES

User Responsibility

By using this Website provided by Oswego County BOCES (CiTi BOCES) and related EduCloud websites, you are agreeing to be bound by these Terms and Conditions of Use, all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing this website. All Users are responsible at all times for their use of the Website. CiTi BOCES assumes no liability regarding any use of the Website by any person. At any time, and in its sole discretion, CiTi BOCES may terminate, limit, or modify access of any person to the Website.

Educational Use Only

Each User agrees to access the Website and to use the Services provided by CiTi BOCES only for educational purposes, and for no commercial purposes whatsoever.

No Interruption

Users shall not attempt to disrupt or interrupt the operation of the Website. Users shall not use the Website in any manner that could damage, impair, or interfere with any person's use of the Website.

Connection Charges

Users are responsible for all charges associated with connecting to the Website.

Public Communications and Email

CiTi BOCES may provide certain Users the facility for posting communications in the form of email, web pages, or other similar communication. Such postings are intended for public consumption and the author shall have no expectation of privacy in such communications. Such communications may not contain offensive material as defined herein. Users may post only their original work. CiTi BOCES will not be responsible for the content of materials posted by Users, and does not attempt to review all communications made to or through the Website. CiTi BOCES retains the right, but has no obligation, to monitor such postings, either randomly or in response to inquiries, or both, in order to detect and remove any material that CiTi BOCES, in its sole discretion, believes to be offensive, obscene, slanderous, or in any way contrary to law or to CiTi BOCES policies. In posting any communications, the User grants to CiTi BOCES a fully-paid, perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free right to copy, display, and distribute and such communications in such form and manner as CiTi BOCES in its sole discretion may deem beneficial to its subscribers.

“Offensive Material” includes, but is not limited to, material that:

  • Is obscene, offensive, indecent, pornographic, sexually explicit or abusive;
  • Contains any racial, religious, or ethnic insult;
  • Contains false or misleading statements of fact;
  • Constitutes impersonation of another person;
  • Is slanderous, libelous or defames any person or entity;
  • Causes injury to any person or entity;
  • Infringes the privacy or intellectual property rights of any person or entity;
  • Is contrary to law or public policy;
  • In any way violates this Agreement or any CiTi BOCES policy;
  • Includes any survey, contest, pyramid scheme, or chain letter;
  • Advertises or offers to sell or buy any goods or services for any commercial purpose;
  • Collects or harvests information about others without their express consent;
  • Solicits funds, except for the benefit of Customer and for a charitable or educational purpose;
  • Or contains any software virus or other code or routine designed to interrupt, destroy, or limit the functionality of any computer.

Links

CiTi BOCES may on its Website provide hyperlinks and pointers to other sites on the Internet maintained by third parties. Such links do not constitute an endorsement by CiTi BOCES. CiTi BOCES and its affiliates are not responsible for the content, availability, accuracy, or currency of other sites.

Copyrights

CiTi BOCES and its Licensors are the owners of all content and materials on the Website, which is protected by copyright and other laws. Users may, on an occasional and irregular basis, disseminate an insubstantial portion of the content from the Website, for any non-commercial purpose, without charge, and may transmit the same, in tangible non-electronic form only, to a limited number of individuals. In transmitting any such material, Users must include all copyright and other proprietary rights information unchanged in form, must include original source attribution, and must include the phrase "Used with Permission of CiTi BOCES". Users may not post any content of the CiTi BOCES Website to any newsgroup, mail lists or electronic bulletin boards. Users may not reproduce, transmit, sell, distribute, or in any way exploit the Website or any portion thereof for any commercial use.

Limitation of Liability / No Warranty

CiTi BOCES, its employees, and its authors make no representations, and assume no liability, legal or otherwise, for the accuracy, reliability, applicability, use, or misuse of the information and strategies described on this website or in its publications. All functionalities are provided “as is”, and without warranties of any kind, express or implied. To the fullest extent permitted by law, CiTi BOCES expressly disclaims any warranty of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, and moreover disclaims any warranty of title, compatibility, security, accuracy, and non-infringement. The content provided may include facts, views, opinions and recommendations of persons other than CiTi BOCES, which are deemed by CiTi BOCES to be of interest to Users. Neither CiTi BOCES nor its Licensors guarantee or warrant the accuracy, completeness, or timeliness of such content, or otherwise endorse the authors. CiTi BOCES intends no portion of the content as professional advice, particularly with regard to determining and implementing the best course of action for an individual student.

General

This Policy sets forth the entire understanding and agreement between the parties with respect to the subject matter hereof.

Modification

We reserve the right to modify this Policy at any time by posting an amended Policy that is always accessible on this site’s home page and by giving you prior notice of such amendments. Your continued use of this Website after a modification indicates your acceptance of the amended Policy.

Governing Law & Venue

Any claim relating to the CiTi BOCES Website shall be governed by the laws of the State of New York without regard to its conflict of law provisions. Any dispute will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located within Oswego County in the State of New York, and User hereby submits to the personal jurisdiction of such courts.

Indemnity

Users agree to indemnify and hold CiTi BOCES and (as applicable) CiTi BOCES’ parent, subsidiaries, owners, affiliates, officers, directors, consultants, suppliers, agents and employees harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys; fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your breach of the Terms and Conditions, or your violation of any law or the rights of a third party.

Severability

If any part of these Terms of Use / Privacy Policy is held to be unenforceable, such holding shall not affect the validity of the other provisions of the Terms of Use, which shall remain in full force and effect.

Survival

The following Sections survive any termination or expiration of this Agreement: No Warranty, Severability, Indemnity, Governing Law.