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Privacy Policy
Academically InformED is concerned about the privacy of visitors to http://www.academicallyinformed.com, and users of its applications.

 

This privacy policy discloses the privacy practices for this site and applications - what information we gather, how we use it and how to correct or change it. This privacy policy only addresses our activities from our servers.

 

PLEASE READ THE TERMS OF USE AND OUR PRIVACY POLICY CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS SITE OR APPLICATION.

 

General Privacy Information
This site and associated application contains links to partners, advertisers and third party internet sites and services that may collect data in connection with sweepstakes, promotions, e-commerce, etc. They each have separate privacy and data collection practices, independent of this site and Academically InformED has no responsibility or liability for these independent policies or actions and is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such sites.
If you post personal information online that is accessible to the public, you may receive unsolicited messages from other parties in return. Further, while we take reasonable steps to protect your personal information using the security and other measures set forth herein, Academically InformED cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk. You are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your passwords and/or any account information. Please be careful and responsible whenever you are online.

 

1. IF YOU SHARE INFORMATION WITH THIRD PARTIES FOR COMMERCIAL PURPOSES

 

Collection and Use of Information
This site and associated applications collect information about you both from what you tell us and what we collect through the use of cookies. Cookies, are pieces of information that a web site transfers to an individual's hard drive for record-keeping purposes and are standard technology in the Internet industry. Academically InformED may use the information from cookies to provide services better tailored to our users' needs.  Cookies themselves do not personally identify a user, but they can identify a user's computer. Visitors always have the option of disabling cookies via their browser preferences, although that may result in experiencing technical problems with some parts of this site.

 

Information collected about you is used in two different ways. Academically InformED may use the aggregated information of many anonymous users to determine user traffic statistics for this site and to evaluate which products and services are successful and which ones are not.  We may use only the anonymous click stream data to help our advertisers deliver better-targeted advertisements. In addition, Academically InformED may use personal information collected through cookies and registration pages to target e-commerce promotions and telemarketing activities for products and services related to Academically InformED and/or its sponsors, advertisers and business partners. In addition, some of your personal information may be shared with third parties who assist Academically InformED in producing its site or provide a service to this site’s users.

 

It may be necessary ? by law, legal process, litigation, and/or requests governmental authorities within or outside your country of residence ? for Academically InformED to disclose your personal information. Additionally, in the event of a reorganization, merger, or sale, Academically InformED may transfer any and all personal information collected to the relevant third party.

 

2. IF YOU DO NOT SHARE PERSONAL INFORMATION FOR COMMERCIAL PURPOSES:

 

Collection and Use of Information

Academically InformED may collect and use the information from cookies to provide services better tailored to our users' needs. Cookies, are pieces of information that a web site transfers to an individual's hard drive for record-keeping purposes and are standard technology in the Internet industry.  Cookies themselves do not personally identify a user, but they can identify a user's computer. Visitors always have the option of disabling cookies via their browser preferences, although that may result in experiencing technical problems with some parts of this site.

 

Academically InformED will not disclose your personal information to third parties without your consent.
There are cases where we may ask you for personal information such as your name and e-mail address. We will use the information for the purpose for which you have provided it (e.g. responding to your inquiries, sending you marketing materials about Academically InformED, posting your comments). We do not share your personal information with any other organizations for commercial purposes.
 

Registration
Users of this site and allied applications may be asked to register for a guest ID and password. We use this contact information from this registration form to send the registrant information about Academically InformED, Academically InformED affiliates, Academically InformED events and clients, and promotional material from some of our clients, sponsors, advertisers and business partners. Financial information that is collected may be used to bill the user for any products and services purchased from Academically InformED. The registrant's contact information is also used to contact the user who has purchased goods from this site when necessary for customer service reasons. Unique identifiers, such as ID and passwords, are collected to verify the user's identity and for use as account numbers in our record system.
 

Children Under 13
This website is a general audience website. On this website, we do not currently knowingly collect any personal information from children under the age of thirteen. If, in the future, we collect personally identifiable information from children on the Website, we will do so in compliance with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (15 U.S.C. 6501 et seq.) including, without limitation, obtaining necessary parental consent. If we learn that we have collected the personal information of a child under 13 we will take steps to delete the information as soon as possible.
 

Security
This site utilizes a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information. All user contact and other sensitive information is contained behind a "firewall" and only accessible by a limited number of employees who have special access rights to production systems. All sensitive/credit information supplied by users is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted in this site’s databases as stated above.
Contacting the Site

 

If you choose to modify your personal information or you have forgotten your password, you may do so by contacting Academically InformED at info@academicallyinformed.com.  If you desire to change your password, the customer service representative will reset to a new one after you have properly identified yourself.

 

If you wish to cancel your account or have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site with respect to personal information or your dealings with this site, contact us at info@academicallyinformed.com. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.
 

Your California Privacy Rights
California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits this site’s users who are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an e-mail to: info@academicallyinformed.com.


Changes to Privacy Policy

Academically InformED reserves the right to change this privacy policy at any time. If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on our home page so our users are always aware what information we collect from them, how we use it and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose this information to third parties.

 

Questions
Academically InformED welcomes comments and questions regarding this privacy policy. Our staff is dedicated to protecting your personal information and makes every effort to keep that information secure. You may direct any questions about Academically InformED’s privacy policy to info@academicallyinformed.com.
 

Terms and Conditions of Use
 

INTRODUCTION

 

PLEASE READ THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THESE TERMS OF USE AND OUR PRIVACY POLICY CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS SITE

 

By accessing and using http://www.academicallyinformed.com / www.academicallyinformed.net and associated applications for your iPad, iPhone or other mobile devices (hereinafter “applications”), you confirm your agreement to these Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy.
If you are not of legal age to form a binding contract, i.e., you are considered a minor in your state, then you must get your parent or guardian to read these terms and agree to them for you, before you using the site and associated applications. Please review this agreement with your parent or guardian so that you both understand how the site and applications work and what restrictions apply to your use of our website.
If you do not agree to or do not want to be bound by these Terms of Use, you are not authorized to use this site and should immediately exit this site, and delete all applications from your mobile devices.

 

ELIGIBILITY


By visiting this site, downloading any applications, or accepting these Terms of Use, you represent and warrant to Academically InformED, LLC.  (hereinafter “Academically InformED”) that you have reached the age of majority in your jurisdiction or are using this site under the supervision of a parent, legal guardian, or other responsible adult, and that you have the right, authority and capacity to agree to and abide by these Terms of Use. You also represent and warrant to Academically InformED that you will use this site and associated applications in a manner consistent with any and all applicable laws and regulations.


OWNERSHIP

All content included on this site and applications, including, without limitation, text, graphics, images, designs, artwork, photographs, logos, trademarks, audio or video clips, digital downloads, data compilations and software, is the property of, or licensed to, Academically InformED or is the property of Academically InformED’s content suppliers or licensors and protected by the laws of the United States and other countries and international treaties. The compilation of all content of this site and associated applications are the property of Academically InformED and is protected by the laws of the United States and other countries and international treaties. You are advised that Academically InformED will aggressively enforce its intellectual property rights to the fullest extent of the law, which may include the seeking of criminal prosecution.
 
LICENSE AND SITE USE

Academically InformED grants you a limited license to access and make personal, non-commercial use of this site, and associated applications. You are not permitted to download any material (including, without limitation, software, text, graphics or other content), except for printing single copies of pages (for personal, non-commercial use provided that all copyright and proprietary notices are maintained), frame, or link to any page within or modify this site, or any application. You may not redistribute, sell, de-compile, reverse engineer, disassemble or otherwise reduce to a human-readable form any software or application that you are permitted to download from this site, except as may be permitted by law. You further agree not to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of this site, or any application. All rights not expressly granted to you above, including ownership and title, are reserved for the owner and not transferred or licensed to you.
Any submissions of communications or material you transmit to this site or Academically InformED will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary. Any submissions you transmit or post to this site may be used by Academically InformED or its affiliates for any purpose, including, but not limited to, reproduction, disclosure, transmission, publication, broadcast, and posting. Furthermore, Academically InformED is free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques contained in any submission you send to this site or Academically InformED for any purpose whatsoever, including, but not limited to, developing, manufacturing, and marketing products using such information. You hereby agree and represent to Academically InformED that you own or have been granted the necessary intellectual property and other rights in any submissions (including, without limitation, a waiver of any applicable moral rights) to grant such license to Academically InformED, and that Academically InformED shall not be liable for any use or disclosure of any submissions. Academically InformED will use your submissions in accordance with Academically InformED’s Privacy Policy. However, Academically InformED shall be entitled to unrestricted use of the submissions for any purpose whatsoever, commercial or otherwise, without notice to or compensation to the provider of the submissions.

 

You are prohibited from posting or transmitting any unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, scandalous, inflammatory, pornographic, or profane material or any material that could constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, post hyperlinks to any other sites which may contain such inappropriate content or offer such inappropriate activities, or otherwise violate any law. Academically InformED will fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing Academically InformED to disclose the identity of anyone posting any such information or materials.


CONTENT LINKED TO THIS SITE

Academically InformED may provide links to other web sites or applications for your convenience.  However, Academically InformED has not necessarily reviewed all of the web sites or applications linked to this site and is not responsible for the contents of any off-site pages, applications, or any other sites linked to this site. Your linking to any other off-site pages, applications, or other sites is at your own risk. Consequently, Academically InformED cannot be held responsible for the accuracy, relevancy, copyright compliance, legality or decency of material linked to this site.
 
DISCLAIMER
THE MATERIALS IN THIS SITE AND ASSOCIATED APPLICATIONS ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, ACADEMICALLY INFORMED DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. ACADEMICALLY INFORMED DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED IN THE MATERIALS ON THIS SITE AND APPLICATIONS WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THIS SITE OR THE SERVERS THAT MAKE SUCH MATERIALS AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. ACADEMICALLY INFORMED DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF THE MATERIALS ON THIS SITE IN TERMS OF THEIR CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY OR OTHERWISE. YOU ASSUME THE ENTIRE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR OR CORRECTION. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.


YOUR ACCOUNT
If you use this site and/or application, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of account information, credit card information, usernames, passwords and IDs that may be required to use the site and for restricting access to your computer or other devices.  You further agree that you are responsible for all activity that occurs under or with the use of your Account Information (including, without limitation, usernames and password). You agree to notify Academically InformED immediately of any unauthorized use of your account or password, or any other breach of security. Academically InformED reserves the right in its sole discretion to refuse access to this site or the products and services provided through it, terminate accounts and usage rights, edit or remove content or submissions to this site and cancel orders or requests for materials made through this site.


INDEMNIFICATION
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold Academically InformED and Academically InformED’s affiliated companies and their respective officers, directors, employees and agents harmless from and against any third-party claims, demands, actions, suits, proceedings, liabilities, damages, losses, judgments and expenses (including, but not limited to, the costs of collection, reasonable attorneys’ fees and other reasonable costs of defense or enforcing your obligations hereunder) resulting from or arising out of any breach or non-compliance by you of these Terms of Use, any of your representations or misuse of this site or of any site linking to this site, and any claim brought by persons or entities (other than the parties to this Agreement) arising from or related to your access to and use of this site. You shall use your best efforts to cooperate with us in the defense of any claim.
 
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL ACADEMICALLY INFORMED BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM THE ACCESS TO, USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO ACCESS OR USE, THIS SITE , ASSOCIATED APPLICATIONS, OR MATERIALS ON THIS SITE, EVEN IF ACADEMICALLY INFORMED HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY OR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN NO EVENT SHALL ACADEMICALLY INFORMED’S TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES AND CAUSES OF ACTION WHETHER IN CONTRACT OR IN TORT EXCEED THE AMOUNT OF YOUR ACTUAL AND PROVEN DAMAGES.
JURISDICTIONAL ISSUES


You agree that all matters relating to your access to or use of this site or associated applications, including all disputes, will be governed by the laws of the United States and by the laws of the State of New Jersey without regard to its conflicts of laws provisions. You agree to the personal jurisdiction by and venue in the state and federal courts of Camden, New Jersey, and waive any objection to such jurisdiction or venue. If you are a user based outside the United States, you may make a claim in the courts of the country where you reside. However, Academically InformED makes no representation that materials on this site are appropriate or available for use in any particular location. Those who choose to access and use this site do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with federal, state, and local laws, rules, codes, regulations and ordinances, as applicable.  Any claim under these Terms of Use must be brought within one (1) year after the cause of action arises, or such claim or cause of action is barred.


TERMINATION
These Terms of Use are effective until terminated by either party. You may terminate at any time by discontinuing use of this site. Your access to this site may be terminated immediately without notice from us for any reason. Upon such termination, you must cease use of this site and destroy all applications and materials obtained from such site and all copies thereof, whether made under the terms of these Terms of Use or otherwise.


NOTICE AND PROCEDURE FOR MAKING CLAIMS OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY INFRINGEMENT
Pursuant to Title 17, United States Code, Section 512, Academically InformED reserves the right to terminate your license to use the site if it determines in its sole and absolute discretion that you are involved in infringing activity, regardless of whether the material or activity is ultimately determined to be infringing. In addition, pursuant to 17 U.S.C. Section 512(c), Academically InformED has implemented procedures for receiving written notification of claimed infringements and for processing such claims in accordance with the Act. All notifications of claimed infringement should be sent to Academically InformED.
 In the event that Academically InformED receives a complaint that the contents of a page infringe intellectual property rights other than Copyright, Academically InformED will take such steps in its sole discretion it believes to be appropriate under the circumstances. All notifications of claimed infringement should be sent to info@academicallyinformed.com.
 

CHANGES TO TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Academically InformED reserves the right, at our discretion, to amend the Terms of Use, and to change, add, remove, or otherwise modify any aspect, content or feature of this site at any time. Please check these Terms of Use periodically for any changes. Your continued use of this site and appplications following the posting of changes to these Terms of Use shall constitute your binding acceptance of any such amendments, modifications, additions or deletions.
 
GENERAL PROVISIONS
If any provision of these Terms of Use shall be unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these Terms of Use so that these Terms of Use shall remain in full force and effect. These Terms of Use constitute the entire agreement between us relating to the subject matter herein, supersede all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether oral or written, and shall not be modified except in writing, signed by both parties.  Academically InformED’s failure to enforce strict performance of these Terms of Use shall not be construed as a waiver by Academically InformED of any provision or any right it has to enforce these Terms of Use. You may not assign any of your rights, obligations or privileges hereunder without the prior, written consent of Academically InformED. Any assignment of the foregoing other than as provided for in this section shall be null and void. No waiver of any provision or any right granted hereunder will be effective unless set forth in a written instrument signed by the waiving party.