1. Using a Service Provided by Student Planning Solutions
1.1 You must agree to all of the terms and conditions contained in this software license ("Software License") to become a user, which in turn will permit you to access and use the NovaPlanner™ software developed, created and owned by Student Planning Solutions Software L.L.C. ("Student Planning Solutions"). By clicking the "I Agree" button below, you agree to the software license terms set out in this Software License. If you disagree with any of the terms below, Student Planning Solutions does not grant you a license to use the Student Planning Solutions Software;
1.2 The Terms of Service form a legally binding agreement between you and Student Planning Solutions in relation to your use of the Services. It is important that you take the time to read them carefully. Collectively, this legal agreement is referred to below as the "Terms".
2. Accepting the Terms
2.1 In order to use the Services, you must first agree to the Terms. You may not use the Services if you do not accept the Terms.
2.2 You can accept the Terms by:
(A) clicking to accept or agree to the Terms, where this option is made available to you by Student Planning Solutions in the user interface for any Service; or
(B) by actually using the Services. In this case, you understand and agree that Student Planning Solutions will treat your use of the Services as acceptance of the Terms from that point onwards.
2.3 You may not use the Services and may not accept the Terms if (a) you are not of legal age to form a binding contract with Student Planning Solutions, or (b) you are a person barred from receiving the Services under the laws of the United States or other countries including the country in which you are resident or from which you use the Services.
2.4 Before you continue, you should print off or save a local copy of the Universal Terms for your records.
3. Provision of the Services by Student Planning Solutions
3.1 Student Planning Solutions is constantly innovating in order to provide the best possible experience for its users. You acknowledge and agree that the form and nature of the Services which Student Planning Solutions provides may change from time to time without prior notice to you.
3.2 As part of this continuing innovation, you acknowledge and agree that Student Planning Solutions may stop (permanently or temporarily) providing the Services (or any features within the Services) to you or to users generally at Student Planning Solutions' sole discretion, without prior notice to you. You may stop using the Services at any time. You do not need to specifically inform Student Planning Solutions when you stop using the Services.
3.3 You acknowledge and agree that if Student Planning Solutions disables access to your account, you may be prevented from accessing the Services, your account details or any files or other content which is contained in your account.
3.4 You acknowledge and agree that while Student Planning Solutions may not currently have set a fixed upper limit on the number of transmissions you may send or receive through the Services or on the amount of storage space used for the provision of any Service, such fixed upper limits may be set by Student Planning Solutions at any time, at Student Planning Solutions' discretion.
4. Use of the Services by you
4.1 In order to access certain Services, you may be required to provide information about yourself (such as identification or contact details) as part of the registration process for the Service, or as part of your continued use of the Services. You agree that any registration information you give to Student Planning Solutions will always be accurate, correct and up to date.
4.2 You agree to use the Services only for purposes that are permitted by (a) the Terms and (b) any applicable law, regulation or generally accepted practices or guidelines in the relevant jurisdictions (including any laws regarding the export of data or software to and from the United States or other relevant countries).
4.3 You agree not to access (or attempt to access) any of the Services by any means other than through the interface that is provided by Student Planning Solutions, unless you have been specifically allowed to do so in a separate agreement with Student Planning Solutions. You specifically agree not to access (or attempt to access) any of the Services through any automated means (including use of scripts or web crawlers) and shall ensure that you comply with the instructions set out in any robots.txt file present on the Services.
4.4 You agree that you will not engage in any activity that interferes with or disrupts the Services (or the servers and networks which are connected to the Services).
4.5 Unless you have been specifically permitted to do so in a separate agreement with Student Planning Solutions, you agree that you will not reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, trade or resell the Services for any purpose.
4.6 You agree that you are solely responsible for (and that Student Planning Solutions has no responsibility to you or to any third party for) any breach of your obligations under the Terms and for the consequences (including any loss or damage which Student Planning Solutions may suffer) of any such breach.
5. Your passwords and account security
5.1 You agree and understand that you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of passwords associated with any account you use to access the Services.
5.2 Accordingly, you agree that you will be solely responsible to Student Planning Solutions for all activities that occur under your account.
5.3 If you become aware of any unauthorized use of your password or of your account, you agree to notify Student Planning Solutions immediately at email@example.com
6. Privacy and your personal information
6.2 You agree to the use of your data in accordance with Student Planning Solution's privacy policies.
7. Content in the Services
7.1 You understand that all information (such as data files, written text, computer software, music, audio files or other sounds, photographs, videos or other images) which you may have access to as part of, or through your use of, the Services are the sole responsibility of the person from which such content originated. All such information is referred to below as the "Content".
7.2 You should be aware that Content presented to you as part of the Services, including but not limited to advertisements in the Services and sponsored Content within the Services may be protected by intellectual property rights which are owned by the sponsors or advertisers who provide that Content to Student Planning Solutions (or by other persons or companies on their behalf). You may not modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute or create derivative works based on this Content (either in whole or in part) unless you have been specifically told that you may do so by Student Planning Solutions or by the owners of that Content, in a separate agreement.
7.3 You understand that by using the Services you may be exposed to Content that you may find offensive, indecent or objectionable and that, in this respect, you use the Services at your own risk.
7.4 You agree that you are solely responsible for (and that Student Planning Solutions has no responsibility to you or to any third party for) any Content that you create, transmit or display while using the Services and for the consequences of your actions (including any loss or damage which Student Planning Solutions may suffer) by doing so.
8. Proprietary rights
8.1 You acknowledge and agree that Student Planning Solutions (or Student Planning Solution's licensors) own all legal right, title and interest in and to the Services, including any intellectual property rights which subsist in the Services (whether those rights happen to be registered or not, and wherever in the world those rights may exist). You further acknowledge that the Services may contain information which is designated confidential by Student Planning Solutions and that you shall not disclose such information without Student Planning Solution's prior written consent.
8.2 Unless you have agreed otherwise in writing with Student Planning Solutions, nothing in the Terms gives you a right to use any of Student Planning Solution's trademarks, service marks, logos, domain names, and other distinctive brand features.
8.3 Other than the limited license set forth in Section 11, Student Planning Solutions acknowledges and agrees that it obtains no right, title or interest from you (or your licensors) under these Terms in or to any Content that you submit, post, transmit or display on, or through, the Services, including any intellectual property rights which subsist in that Content (whether those rights happen to be registered or not, and wherever in the world those rights may exist). Unless you have agreed otherwise in writing with Student Planning Solutions, you agree that you are responsible for protecting and enforcing those rights and that Student Planning Solutions has no obligation to do so on your behalf.
8.4 You agree that you shall not remove, obscure, or alter any proprietary rights notices (including copyright and trade mark notices) which may be affixed to or contained within the Services.
9. License from Student Planning Solutions
9.1 Student Planning Solutions gives you a personal, worldwide, royalty-free, non-assignable and non-exclusive license to use the software provided to you by Student Planning Solutions as part of the Services as provided to you by Student Planning Solutions (referred to as the "Software" below). This license is for the sole purpose of enabling you to use and enjoy the benefit of the Services as provided by Student Planning Solutions, in the manner permitted by the Terms.
9.2 You may not (and you may not permit anyone else to) copy, modify, create a derivative work of, reverse engineer, decompile or otherwise attempt to extract the source code of the Software or any part thereof, unless this is expressly permitted or required by law, or unless you have been specifically told that you may do so by Student Planning Solutions, in writing.
9.3 Unless Student Planning Solutions has given you specific written permission to do so, you may not assign (or grant a sub-license of) your rights to use the Software, grant a security interest in or over your rights to use the Software, or otherwise transfer any part of your rights to use the Software.
10. Software updates
10.1 The Software which you use may automatically download and install updates from time to time from Student Planning Solutions. These updates are designed to improve, enhance and further develop the Services and may take the form of bug fixes, enhanced functions, new software modules and completely new versions. You agree to receive such updates (and permit Student Planning Solutions to deliver these to you) as part of your use of the Services.
11. Ending your relationship with Student Planning Solutions
11.1 The Terms will continue to apply until terminated by either you or Student Planning Solutions as set out below.
11.2 If you want to terminate your legal agreement with Student Planning Solutions, you may do so by (a) notifying Student Planning Solutions at any time and (b) closing your accounts for all of the Services which you use, where Student Planning Solutions has made this option available to you. Your notice should be sent, in writing, to Student Planning Solution's address which is set out at the beginning of these Terms.
11.3 Student Planning Solutions may at any time, terminate its legal agreement with you if:
(A) you have breached any provision of the Terms (or have acted in manner which clearly shows that you do not intend to, or are unable to comply with the provisions of the Terms); or
(B) Student Planning Solutions is required to do so by law (for example, where the provision of the Services to you is, or becomes, unlawful); or
(C) the partner with whom Student Planning Solutions offered the Services to you has terminated its relationship with Student Planning Solutions or ceased to offer the Services to you; or
(D) Student Planning Solutions is transitioning to no longer providing the Services to users in the country in which you are resident or from which you use the service; or
(E) the provision of the Services to you by Student Planning Solutions is, in Student Planning Solutions' opinion, no longer commercially viable.
11.4 Nothing in this Section shall affect Student Planning Solutions' rights regarding provision of Services under Section 4 of the Terms.
11.5 When these Terms come to an end, all of the legal rights, obligations and liabilities that you and Student Planning Solutions have benefited from, been subject to (or which have accrued over time whilst the Terms have been in force) or which are expressed to continue indefinitely, shall be unaffected by this cessation, and the provisions of paragraph 20.7 shall continue to apply to such rights, obligations and liabilities indefinitely.
12. EXCLUSION OF WARRANTIES
12.1 NOTHING IN THESE TERMS, INCLUDING SECTIONS 14 AND 15, SHALL EXCLUDE OR LIMIT STUDENT PLANNING SOLUTIONS'S WARRANTY OR LIABILITY FOR LOSSES WHICH MAY NOT BE LAWFULLY EXCLUDED OR LIMITED BY APPLICABLE LAW. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OR THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR LOSS OR DAMAGE CAUSED BY NEGLIGENCE, BREACH OF CONTRACT OR BREACH OF IMPLIED TERMS, OR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. ACCORDINGLY, ONLY THE LIMITATIONS WHICH ARE LAWFUL IN YOUR JURISDICTION WILL APPLY TO YOU AND OUR LIABILITY WILL BE LIMITED TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
12.2 YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK AND THAT THE SERVICES ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE".
12.3 IN PARTICULAR, STUDENT PLANNING SOLUTIONS, ITS SUBSIDIARIES AND AFFILIATES, AND ITS LICENSORS DO NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT TO YOU THAT:
(A) YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS,
(B) YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE OR FREE FROM ERROR,
(C) ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED BY YOU AS A RESULT OF YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE, AND
(D) THAT DEFECTS IN THE OPERATION OR FUNCTIONALITY OF ANY SOFTWARE PROVIDED TO YOU AS PART OF THE SERVICES WILL BE CORRECTED.
12.4 ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE SERVICES IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND THAT YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR OTHER DEVICE OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH MATERIAL.
12.5 NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM STUDENT PLANNING SOLUTIONS OR THROUGH OR FROM THE SERVICES SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THE TERMS.
12.6 STUDENT PLANNING SOLUTIONS FURTHER EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
13. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
13.1 SUBJECT TO OVERALL PROVISION IN PARAGRAPH 14.1 ABOVE, YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT STUDENT PLANNING SOLUTIONS, ITS SUBSIDIARIES AND AFFILIATES, AND ITS LICENSORS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR:
(A) ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES WHICH MAY BE INCURRED BY YOU, HOWEVER CAUSED AND UNDER ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY.. THIS SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO, ANY LOSS OF PROFIT (WHETHER INCURRED DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY), ANY LOSS OF GOODWILL OR BUSINESS REPUTATION, ANY LOSS OF DATA SUFFERED, COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES, OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSS;
(B) ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE WHICH MAY BE INCURRED BY YOU, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOSS OR DAMAGE AS A RESULT OF:
(I) ANY RELIANCE PLACED BY YOU ON THE COMPLETENESS, ACCURACY OR EXISTENCE OF ANY ADVERTISING, OR AS A RESULT OF ANY RELATIONSHIP OR TRANSACTION BETWEEN YOU AND ANY ADVERTISER OR SPONSOR WHOSE ADVERTISING APPEARS ON THE SERVICES;
(II) ANY CHANGES WHICH STUDENT PLANNING SOLUTIONS MAY MAKE TO THE SERVICES, OR FOR ANY PERMANENT OR TEMPORARY CESSATION IN THE PROVISION OF THE SERVICES (OR ANY FEATURES WITHIN THE SERVICES);
(III) THE DELETION OF, CORRUPTION OF, OR FAILURE TO STORE, ANY CONTENT AND OTHER COMMUNICATIONS DATA MAINTAINED OR TRANSMITTED BY OR THROUGH YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES;
(III) YOUR FAILURE TO PROVIDE STUDENT PLANNING SOLUTIONS WITH ACCURATE ACCOUNT INFORMATION;
(IV) YOUR FAILURE TO KEEP YOUR PASSWORD OR ACCOUNT DETAILS SECURE AND CONFIDENTIAL;
13.2 THE LIMITATIONS ON STUDENT PLANNING SOLUTIONS'S LIABILITY TO YOU IN PARAGRAPH 13.1 ABOVE SHALL APPLY WHETHER OR NOT STUDENT PLANNING SOLUTIONS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF OR SHOULD HAVE BEEN AWARE OF THE POSSIBILITY OF ANY SUCH LOSSES ARISING.
14. Copyright and trade mark policies
14.1 It is Student Planning Solutions' policy to respond to notices of alleged copyright infringement that comply with applicable international intellectual property law (including, in the United States, the Digital Millennium Copyright Act) and to terminating the accounts of repeat infringers.
15.1 Some of the Services are supported by advertising revenue and may display advertisements and promotions. These advertisements may be targeted to the content of information stored on the Services, queries made through the Services or other information.
15.2 The manner, mode and extent of advertising by Student Planning Solutions on the Services are subject to change without specific notice to you.
15.3 In consideration for Student Planning Solutions granting you access to and use of the Services, you agree that Student Planning Solutions may place such advertising on the Services.
16. Other content
16.1 The Services may include hyperlinks to other web sites or content or resources. Student Planning Solutions may have no control over any web sites or resources which are provided by companies or persons other than Student Planning Solutions.
16.2 You acknowledge and agree that Student Planning Solutions is not responsible for the availability of any such external sites or resources, and does not endorse any advertising, products or other materials on or available from such web sites or resources.
16.3 You acknowledge and agree that Student Planning Solutions is not liable for any loss or damage which may be incurred by you as a result of the availability of those external sites or resources, or as a result of any reliance placed by you on the completeness, accuracy or existence of any advertising, products or other materials on, or available from, such web sites or resources.
17. Changes to the Terms
17.1 Student Planning Solutions may make changes to the Universal Terms or Additional Terms from time to time. When these changes are made, Student Planning Solutions will make a new copy of the Universal Terms available and any new Additional Terms will be made available to you from within, or through, the affected Services.
17.2 You understand and agree that if you use the Services after the date on which the Universal Terms or Additional Terms have changed, Student Planning Solutions will treat your use as acceptance of the updated Universal Terms or Additional Terms.
18. General legal terms
18.1 Sometimes when you use the Services, you may (as a result of, or through your use of the Services) use a service or download a piece of software, or purchase goods, which are provided by another person or company. Your use of these other services, software or goods may be subject to separate terms between you and the company or person concerned. If so, the Terms do not affect your legal relationship with these other companies or individuals.
18.2 The Terms constitute the whole legal agreement between you and Student Planning Solutions and govern your use of the Services (but excluding any services which Student Planning Solutions may provide to you under a separate written agreement), and completely replace any prior agreements between you and Student Planning Solutions in relation to the Services.
18.3 You agree that Student Planning Solutions may provide you with notices, including those regarding changes to the Terms, by email, regular mail, or postings on the Services.
18.4 You agree that if Student Planning Solutions does not exercise or enforce any legal right or remedy which is contained in the Terms (or which Student Planning Solutions has the benefit of under any applicable law), this will not be taken to be a formal waiver of Student Planning Solution's rights and that those rights or remedies will still be available to Student Planning Solutions.
18.5 If any court of law, having the jurisdiction to decide on this matter, rules that any provision of these Terms is invalid, then that provision will be removed from the Terms without affecting the rest of the Terms. The remaining provisions of the Terms will continue to be valid and enforceable.
18.6 You acknowledge and agree that each member of the group of companies of which Student Planning Solutions is the parent shall be third party beneficiaries to the Terms and that such other companies shall be entitled to directly enforce, and rely upon, any provision of the Terms which confers a benefit on (or rights in favor of) them. Other than this, no other person or company shall be third party beneficiaries to the Terms.
18.7 The Terms, and your relationship with Student Planning Solutions under the Terms, shall be governed by the laws of the State of Florida. You and Student Planning Solutions agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located within the State of Florida to resolve any legal matter arising from the Terms. Notwithstanding this, you agree that Student Planning Solutions shall still be allowed to apply for injunctive remedies (or an equivalent type of urgent legal relief) in any jurisdiction.