These terms govern your access to and use of Brightpath software, services and/or products (known collectively as ‘the Products’) and any information, content, text, graphics, photos or other materials uploaded, downloaded, purchased or appearing on or through the Products.
These Terms apply to all visitors, users and others who access the software (‘Users’).
By accessing or using the Products, you agree to be bound by these Terms.
In spite of the foregoing, these Terms do not supersede or limit your rights under the terms and conditions of
- any written agreement you have entered into with Brightpath regarding the use of Products, or
- any applicable laws or regulations to the extent that these terms are prohibited by such laws or regulations.
You are responsible for the use of the Products. You may use the Products only if you can form abinding contract with Brightpath. Your account with Brightpath gives you access to the services and functionality that we may establish and maintain from time to time and in our sole discretion. We may maintain different types of accounts for different types of users. If you are accepting these Terms and using the Products on behalf of a company, organisation, government or other legal entity, then (a)’you’ includes you and that entity, and (b) you represent and warrant that you are an authorised representative of the entity with the authority to bind the entity to these Terms, and that you agree to these Terms on the entity’s behalf. You may use the Products only in compliance with these Terms, any agreement entered into by your institution relating to the Products, and all applicable local, state, national and international laws, rules and regulations.
In situations where you have authorized or registered another individual, including a minor, to useyour account(s), you are fully responsible for (i) the online conduct of such User; (ii) controlling the User’s access to and use of the Products; and (iii) the consequences of any misuse.
You are solely responsible for your interactions with other Users. We reserve the right, but have noobligation, to monitor disputes between you and other Users. Brightpath shall have no liability for your interactions with other Users, nor for any User’s acts or omissions.
Any information that you provide to Brightpath, including first name, last name, email address,registration numbers, student information, and any other information including personal informationyou have provided, may provide, or may be collected by us in connection with your use of the Products( ‘Your Information’), will be collected, maintained and used in order to provide the Products to youor your institution, or in accordance with these Terms, any additional terms applicable to an individual Product, and any agreement entered into by your institution relating to the Product. You understandthat, through your use of the Products, you consent to the collection and use (as set forth in these Terms and any agreement entered into by your institution relating to the Product) of YourInformation, including the transfer of Your Information to servers for storage, hosting, and processingby Brightpath.
For the avoidance of doubt, personal information that includes Student Data (defined below) provided to Brightpath through the use of these Products is governed by the terms of the agreement between Brightpath and the educational institution relevant to your use of the Products, should such agreement exist. As between Brightpath and you, you, your students and/or the educationalinstitution own all right, title and interest to all Student Data you provide or otherwise make available to us, and we do not own, control, or license such Student Data, except so as to provide the Productsto you and to the educational institution that provides the products and controls Student Data from the educational records, if applicable, and as described herein. ‘Student Data’ is any information (in any format) that is directly related to an identifiable current or former student that is maintained bya school, school district, or related entity or organization, or by us, as part of the provision of the Products.
If you have any questions regarding the privacy and use of Your Information, please contact us.
3. Content and your rights
You are responsible for Content that you submit, upload, post or display to the Products, and any consequences thereof. The Content you submit, post, or display may be viewed by other Users of the Products. You may be able to control the Content that other Users of certain Products may accessthrough the privacy options in certain Products.
You retain your rights to any Content you submit, upload, post, or display on or through the Products. By submitting, posting or displaying Content on or through the Products, you grant us a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free licence to use, host, store, copy, reproduce, process, transmit, and display to relevant users, in any and all media or distribution methods as part of providing any of the Products.You agree that this licence includes the right for Brightpath to provide, promote, and improve the Products and to make You represent and warrant that you have all the rights, power and authoritynecessary to grant the rights granted herein to any Content that you submit.
All Content, whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, is the sole responsibility of the personwho originated such Content. We may not monitor or control the Content posted via the Products,and we do not take responsibility for such Content. Any use or reliance on any Content or materials posted via the Products or obtained by you through the Products is at your own risk.
Brightpath respects the intellectual property rights of others and expects Users of the Products to dothe same. We will respond to notices of alleged copyright infringement that comply with applicablelaw and are properly provided to us.
We reserve the right to remove Content alleged to be infringing copyright without prior notice, at oursole discretion, and without liability to you.
4. Your license to use the products
Brightpath gives you a worldwide, royalty-free, non-assignable, and non-exclusive licence to use the Products, subject to these Terms and any agreement entered into by your institution relating to the Products, solely for the intended use of the Products, and not for competitive intelligence, analysis, ordemonstrations. You may not copy, modify, distribute, sell, or lease any part of our Products, nor may you reverse engineer or attempt to extract the source code of any Product, unless laws prohibit those restrictions, or you have our written permission.
B. Acceptable use
5. Brightpath rights
The Products are always evolving and the form, nature, and/or functionality of the Products maychange from time to time without prior notice to you. In addition, Brightpath may stop (permanently or temporarily) providing the Products (or any features within the Products) to you or to Users generally and may not be able to provide you with prior notice. We also retain the right to create limits on use and storage at our sole discretion at any time without prior notice to you.
All right, title, and interest in and to the Products (excluding Content provided by Users or other third parties) are and will remain the exclusive property of Brightpath and its licensors. The Products are protected by copyright, trademark, and other laws. Nothing in the Terms gives you a right to use the Brightpath name or any of the Brightpath trademarks, logos, domain names, and other distinctive brand features. Any feedback, comments, or suggestions you may provide regarding Brightpath, or the Products is entirely voluntary and we will be free to use such feedback, comments or suggestions as we see fit and without any obligation to you.
6. Registration obligations & passwords
You may never use another User’s account without permission from Brightpath. In consideration of your use of the Products, you agree (a) that Your Information will be true, accurate, current and complete, and (b) to maintain and promptly update Your Information to keep it true, accurate, currentand complete. You are responsible for safeguarding any password that you use to access the Products and for any activities or actions under your password. We require you to use ‘strong’ passwords. You agree to (a) notify Brightpath of any unauthorized use of your password or User identification and any other breach of security, and (b) ensure that you exit from your account at the end of each session.
We may suspend or terminate your accounts or cease providing you with all or part of the Products at any time for any reason, including, but not limited to, if we reasonably believe: (i) you have violated these Terms, (ii) you create risk or possible legal exposure for us; or (iii) our provision of the Products is no longer commercially viable. In such a termination event, the license granted here under shall automatically terminate. In all such cases, the Terms shall terminate, including, without limitation, your license to use the Products, except that the following Sections shall continue to apply: 2, 3, 5, 7,8 and 9.
Nothing in this Section shall affect Brightpath’s rights to change, limit, or stop the provision of theProducts without prior notice, as provided elsewhere in these Terms.
8. Disclaimers & limitations of liability
Please read this Section carefully since it limits the liability of Brightpath and its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, related companies, officers, directors, employees, agents, representatives, partners, and/or licensors (collectively, the ‘Brightpath Entities’). Each of the Subsections below only applies up to the maximum extent permitted under applicable law. Nothing in this Section is intended to limit any rights you may have which may not be lawfully limited.
A. The Products are Available ‘AS-IS’
Your access to and use of the Products or any Content are at your own risk. You understand and agree that the Products are provided to you on an ‘AS IS’ and ‘AS AVAILABLE’ basis. Without limiting the foregoing, to the maximum extent permitted under applicable law, THE BRIGHTPATH ENTITIES DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained from any of the Brightpath Entities or through the Products will create any warranty not expressly made herein.
B. Third-Party Links and Resources
C. Limitation of Liability
TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, THE BRIGHTPATH ENTITIES SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, OR ANY LOSS OF PROFITS OR REVENUES, WHETHER INCURRED DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, OR ANY LOSS OF DATA, USE, GOOD-WILL, OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES, RESULTING FROM (i) YOUR ACCESS TOOR USE OF OR INABILITY TO ACCESS OR USE THE PRODUCTS; (ii) ANY CONDUCT OR CONTENT OF ANY USER OR OTHER THIRD PARTY ON, THROUGH, OR ASSOCIATED WITH THE PRODUCTS, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF OTHER USERS OR THIRD PARTIES; (iii) ANY CONTENT OBTAINED FROM THE PRODUCTS; OR (iv) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS, USE OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR CONTENT.
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Brightpath and its subsidiaries, agents, licensors, managers, and other affiliated companies, and their employees, contractors, agents, officers anddirectors, from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt,and expenses (including but not limited to attorney’s fees) arising from: (i) your use of and access to a Product, including any data or content transmitted or received by you; (ii) your violation of any provision of these Terms, including without limitation your breach of any of the representations and warranties above; (iii) your violation of any third-party right, including without limitation any right ofprivacy or intellectual property rights; (iv) your violation of any applicable law, rule or regulation; (v) any Content that is submitted via your User Account including without limitation misleading, false, orinaccurate information; (vi) your wilful misconduct; or (vii) any other party’s access and use of a Product with your unique username, password or other appropriate security code.
9. General terms
A. Waiver & severability
The failure of Brightpath to enforce any right or provision of these Terms will not be deemed a waiver of such right or provision. In the event that any provision of these Terms is held to be invalid or unenforceable, then that provision will be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary, and the remaining provisions of these Terms will remain in full force and effect.
B. Entire Agreement
Nothing in these Terms supersedes or limits your rights under (1) the terms and conditions of any written agreement you have entered into with Brightpath regarding the use of Products, or (2) applicable laws or regulations to the extent these Terms are prohibited by such laws or regulations. In the event of any conflict between these Terms and the terms and conditions of an applicable written agreement you have entered into with Brightpath, the terms and conditions of the written agreement shall prevail.
We may revise these Terms from time-to-time, the most current version will always be linked to on our website. If the revision, in our sole discretion, is material we will notify you through the Products or through the email associated with your profile. By continuing to access or use the Products after those revisions become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised Terms.