Effective Date: February 9, 2015
You may browse the Site/s and view applicable content without registering, where permitted, but as a condition to using certain aspects of the Site, you may be required to register with BSS. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your registration. You shall not (i) select or use as your registration a name of another person with the intent to impersonate that person; (ii) use as your registration a name subject to any rights of a person other than you without appropriate authorization; or (iii) use as your registration a name that is otherwise offensive, vulgar or obscene.
You shall be responsible for all actions carried out under your registration, whether or not authorized by you. You will immediately notify BSS in writing of any unauthorized use of your account, or other account related security breach of which you are aware. You also agree to: (i) provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as submitted to BSS, and (ii) maintain and promptly update your registration information to keep it true, accurate, current and complete. If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, or BSS has reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, BSS has the right to immediately suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of the Site or Services (or any portion thereof) at its sole discretion.
password due to your failure to take reasonable measures, your disclosure of your user name or password, or your authorization of anyone else to use your user name or password. If you have reason to believe that your account with us is no longer secure, you must promptly change your password to the Site and immediately notify us of the problem by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org In the event of any dispute between two or more parties as to account ownership, you agree that BSS will be the sole arbiter of such dispute in its sole discretion and that BSS’s decision (which may include termination or suspension of any account subject to dispute) will be final and binding on all parties.
2. Code of Conduct
In connection with User Content (as defined below) and your use of the Site, you agree that you will not, nor permit anyone else to, indirectly or directly:
You understand that the technical processing and transmission of the Site, including your User Content, may involve (a) transmissions over various networks; and (b) changes to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices.
You understand that the Site and software embodied within the Site may include security components that permit digital materials to be protected, and that use of these materials is subject to usage rules set by BSS and/or content providers who provide content to the Site. You may not attempt to override or circumvent any of the usage rules embedded into the Site. Any unauthorized reproduction, publication, further distribution or public exhibition of the materials provided on the Site, in whole or in part, would constitute a violation of this agreement unless traceable permission has been granted.
Should you choose to submit any ideas, suggestions, documents, media and/or proposals (“Submissions”) to BSS through any of its media, you acknowledge and agree that: (a) your Submissions do not contain confidential or proprietary information; (b) BSS is not under any obligation of confidentiality, express or implied, with respect to the Submissions; (c) BSS shall be entitled to use or disclose (or choose not to use or disclose) such Submissions for any purpose, in any way, in any media worldwide; (d) BSS may have something similar to the Submissions already under consideration or in development; (e) your Submissions shall automatically become the property of BSS without any obligation of BSS to you; and (f) you are not entitled to any compensation or reimbursement of any kind from BSS unless such agreement has been appropriately ratified.
3. Ownership and Restrictions on Use
The information and materials provided on or through the Site, including any content, data, text, designs, graphics, images, photographs, illustrations, audio and video clips, logos, icons and links (collectively, the “Materials”) are owned exclusively by BSS or its Clients. The Site, including all Site software, databases, proprietary information, client data, documentation, software, computer codes and Materials is owned or and stored by BSS and will remain the exclusive property of BSS and its approved clientele. You acknowledge that the Site is protected by copyright, trademark and other laws. You further acknowledge that you do not acquire any ownership rights by using the Site, the Materials or associated Applications. You shall not challenge, contest or otherwise impair BSS’s ownership of the Site or the content therein.
You may make comparative or other nominative fair use of Trademarks owned by BSS in advertising and promotional materials, and in referring to BSS’s products and services (for example, in a magazine article) without BSS’s permission, provided you follow standard trademark usage practices and provide proper attribution to BSS. Other uses that are not “fair use” require written permission from BSS, and absent such express permission, you agree not to use or display the Trademarks owned by BSS in any manner. Please make such requests by email to email@example.com
4. Effecting Purchases
Currently all BSS Services are free. BSS reserves the right to change any fees (which includes but is not limited to, charging a fee for packages, options, upgrades and/or a Service for which BSS does not currently charge a fee) at any time, provided, however, that such modifications shall not take effect earlier than ninety (60) days after BSS posts such modification on the Site. You may cancel your account or any associated optional or upgraded services therefore at any time and without a notice period but BSS will not refund any remaining portion of pre-paid fees you may have affected. You will not be charged any cancellation fee.
You agree to pay your account balance on time and on notification. You also agree to pay any taxes, including sales or use taxes, resulting from your Transaction or use of the Service. BSS prefers to negotiate remedial action where accounts may be overdue. Where amounts outstanding are not paid, BSS reserves the right to cease the supply of any services and revoke Site Access to any and all subscribers associated with the defaulting account. Where BSS determines that an amicable agreement is not reached BSS and services are suspended, you, the client, agree in advance that you will have no claim whatsoever against BSS in the unlikely event of any mishap, delay, default or problem that may arise out of the cessation of BSS services.
As a convenience to our members and in good faith, we may provide links to third-party web sites. If you use these links, you will leave the Site. Your dealings with third parties through links to such third party websites or applications are solely between you and such third party. Unless otherwise explicitly stated, BSS is not responsible for the content, goods or services provided on or through such websites, any updates or changes to such sites, for your use or inability to use such sites, or the privacy or other practices of such sites, and the fact that BSS offers such links does not indicate any approval or endorsement of any material contained on any linked site. The linked sites are not under our control, and representations as to the quality, suitability, functionality or legality of any sites to which we may provide links. BSS expressly disclaims any responsibility for the content, legality, decency or accuracy of any information, and for any products and services, that appear on any third party website or application. You hereby completely and irrevocably release and forever discharge us from and waive any claim you might have against BSS with respect to such sites.
THE SITE, MATERIALS AND PROCEDURES ON THE SITE, AND ANY PRODUCT OR SERVICE OBTAINED ON OR THROUGH THE SITE IS PROVIDED “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, BSS DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, WITH RESPECT TO THE SITE, THE PROCEDURES ADVOCATED, AND ANY PRODUCT OR SERVICE OBTAINED THROUGH THE SITE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF SERVICE PROVISION, AND ANY WARRANTIES THAT MAY ARISE FROM THE PROCESS OF ENGAGING WITH THE SITE
IN MOST INSTANCES, THE ABILITY OF BSS TO PROVIDE SERVICES IS DEPENDENT UPON A TELECOMMUNICATIONS NETWORK, THE INTERNET, WHICH MAY NOT BE FULLY SECURED, AS WELL AS GOODS AND SERVICES PROVIDED BY VARIOUS OTHER VENDORS AND OR THIRD PARTIES. BSS DOES NOT WARRANT THAT YOUR USE OF THE SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, ERROR-FREE OR SECURE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, THAT THE SITE OR THE SERVER(S) ON WHICH THE SITE IS HOSTED IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS, THE SITE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, THE INFORMATION THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE SITE WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE, OR THE QUALITY OF ANY SERVICES, INFORMATION, OR OTHER MATERIAL OBTAINED BY YOU THROUGH THE SITE WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR OBTAINING AND MAINTAINING ALL TELEPHONE, COMPUTER HARDWARE AND OTHER EQUIPMENT NEEDED TO ACCESS AND USE THE SITE, AND ALL CHARGES RELATED THERETO. YOU ASSUME ALL RESPONSIBILITY AND RISK FOR YOUR USE OF THE SITE AND YOUR RELIANCE THEREON. NO OPINION, ADVICE OR STATEMENT OF BSS, WHETHER MADE ON THE SITE OR OTHERWISE, SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY.
7. Limitation of Liability
TO THE GREATEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, YOU EXPRESSLY ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT NEITHER BSS NOR ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES, SHAREHOLDERS, LICENSORS, SUPPLIERS, ADVERTISERS OR SPONSORS, NOR ITS OR THEIR DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, CONSULTANTS, AGENTS OR OTHER REPRESENTATIVES, ARE OR WILL BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE TO YOU OR TO ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE OR OTHER DAMAGES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF BUSINESS, LOSS OF DATA OR LOST PROFITS), UNDER ANY CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHER THEORY ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING IN ANY WAY TO THE SITE AND/OR MATERIALS CONTAINED ON THE SITE, ANY LINKED SITE OR ANY PRODUCT OR SERVICE PURCHASED THROUGH THE SITE. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, TO THE GREATEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, YOU EXPRESSLY ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT BSS SHALL HAVE NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY WHATSOEVER FOR (I) THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE SITE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES OR ANY LINKED SITE; (II) THE COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS AND SERVICES RESULTING FROM ANY GOODS, DATA, INFORMATION OR SERVICES PURCHASED OR OBTAINED OR MESSAGES RECEIVED OR TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO THROUGH OR FROM THE SITE OR ANY LINKED SITE; (III) USE BY YOU OF ANY TRAINING PROGRAM OR ANY OTHER PRODUCT PURCHASED THROUGH BSS; (IV) YOUR PARTICIPATION IN ANY PROMOTION OR PROGRAM COORDINATED BY BSS; (V) PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER, WHETHER ARISING IN CONTRACT OR IN TORT WHETHER OR NOT ARISING FROM THE NEGLIGENCE OF BSS; (VI) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA AND/OR ANY AND ALL PERSONAL INFORMATION AND/OR FINANCIAL INFORMATION STORED THEREIN; (VII) STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON THE SITE OR ANY LINKED SITE; (VIII) ANY FAILURE OF ANOTHER USER TO THE SITE TO CONFORM TO THE CODE OF CONDUCT; (IX) ANY INTERRUPTION OR CESSATION OF TRANSMISSION TO OR FROM OUR SITE; (X) ANY BUGS, VIRUSES, WORMS, TROJAN HORSES, DEFECTS, DATE BOMBS, TIME BOMBS OR OTHER ITEMS OF A DESTRUCTIVE NATURE WHICH MAY BE TRANSMITTED TO OR THROUGH OUR SITE BY ANY THIRD PARTY; (XI) ANY ERRORS, MISTAKES, INACCURACIES OR OMISSIONS IN ANY MATERIALS, OR FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND INCURRED AS A RESULT OF THE USE OF ANY MATERIALS POSTED, EMAILED, TRANSMITTED OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE VIA THE SITE; (XII) ANY FAILURE OF AN EVENT ORGANIZER TO HONOR A REGISTRATION; (XIII) THE QUALITY, SAFETY OR LEGALITY OF EVENTS ADVERTISED ON THE SITE; (XIV) THE TRUTH OR ACCURACY OF ANY CONTENT OR EVENT LISTINGS ON THE SITE; AND/OR (XV) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO THE SITE, OR BSS PRODUCTS OR SERVICES. THE MAXIMUM TOTAL AGGREGATE LIABILITY OF BSS, ITS AFFILIATES, SHAREHOLDERS, LICENSORS, SUPPLIERS, ADVERTISERS AND SPONSORS, AND ITS OR THEIR DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, CONSULTANTS, AGENTS AND OTHER REPRESENTATIVES, AND YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY, FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES SUFFERED BY YOU AND CAUSES OF ACTION, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, NEGLIGENCE) OR OTHERWISE, SHALL BE THE GREATER OF THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF MONIES RECEIVED BY BSS FROM YOU OR $100 USD.
CERTAIN STATE LAWS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN DAMAGES. IF THESE LAWS APPLY TO YOU, SOME OR ALL OF THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS, OR LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU, AND YOU MIGHT HAVE ADDITIONAL RIGHTS.
9. Connectivity; Mobile.
Normal carrier charges and taxes may apply to any Materials you access from the Site. BSS is not responsible for any surcharges you incur from your cell phone or internet service provider as a result of the use of the Site. With respect to mobile versions or applications, your carriers’ normal rates and fees, including text messaging and data fees may apply to your use of the Site or Services.
BSS may provide you with notices, including those regarding breaches of security, by email, regular mail or postings on the Site. All notices from you to BSS must be sent to Boarding School Suite UK Ltd. 9 Huntens Grove, Swindon, SN21HE, Wiltshire, United Kingdom or firstname.lastname@example.org and such notices will be deemed received the next day if sent via email, overnight mail or courier or three (6) days after deposited in the mail sent certified or registered where mailed in United Kingdom.