Terms & Conditions

October 2016

TERMS OF USE OF THIS SITE

YOUR USE OF THIS SITE MEANS THAT YOU AGREE TO THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE. IF YOU DO NOT SO AGREE, PLEASE DO NOT USE THIS SITE. NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR COMMUNITY AND EDUCATION PARTNERSHIPS MAY AT ANY TIME AND FROM TIME TO TIME REVISE THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS BY UPDATING THIS POSTING. SINCE BY USING THIS SITE YOU ARE AGREEING TO BE BOUND BY ANY SUCH REVISIONS YOU SHOULD VISIT THESE PAGES PERIODICALLY TO DETERMINE THE CURRENT TERMS AND CONDITIONS.

USE RESTRICTIONS. National Council for Community and Education Partnerships owns and operates Career & College Clubs and this site. Without the written permission of National Council for Community and Education Partnerships, no material from this site may be copied, reproduced, distributed, republished, downloaded, posted, displayed or transmitted in any manner.. All trademarks, service marks, and trade names are proprietary to National Council for Community and Education Partnerships and/or its affiliates. Modification or unauthorized use of the materials is a violation of National Council for Community and Education Partnerships’ copyright and other proprietary rights, and may violate laws of privacy and publicity.

If you download Software owned or developed by National Council for Community and Education Partnerships or one of its affiliates from the site, National Council for Community and Education Partnerships or one of its affiliates, if applicable, will be deemed to have licensed the Software to you. However, National Council for Community and Education Partnerships or one of its affiliates, alone, continues to own full title to the Software, and all intellectual property rights therein. “Software” is defined to include, without limitation, any files, images incorporated therein or generated thereby, and any accompanying data.

You are prohibited from posting to or transmitting from this site any material that is unlawful or could cause any civil or criminal liability under applicable law.

COPPA NOTICE: National Council for Community and Education Partnerships encourages parents and legal guardians to become involved in the online activities of their children and to discuss the child’s use of the Internet and disclosure of information to any parties. If you are 13 years old or younger, you must provide your parent’s or legal guardian’s email address or other contact information from which National Council for Community and Education Partnerships may obtain your parent’s or legal guardian’s consent before you give out any information on the site. Please refer to the privacy policy on this site for additional information regarding the type of personally identifiable information National Council for Community and Education Partnerships’s collects from site users and how it uses and protects such information.
To contact the site about a child’s personal information a parent can write the site at the following address: National Council for Community and Education Partnerships, 1230 Rosecrans Boulevard, Suite 560, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266; email us at [email protected] or call us at (310) 242-8860.

THIRD PARTY SITES AND SERVICES. This site may contain links to web sites under the control of third parties who are not affiliates of National Council for Community and Education Partnerships. Information collected by third parties, which may include personally identifiable information, is governed by their privacy practices. We encourage you to learn about the privacy practices of those third parties. National Council for Community and Education Partnerships hereby disclaims liability for any material contained in or offered by such third party web sites. National Council for Community and Education Partnerships does not endorse or recommend any products or services offered by such third party web sites, nor is National Council for Community and Education Partnerships liable for any products or services offered or advertised by such third party web sites.

CONTENT SUBMITTED OR MADE AVAILABLE FOR INCLUSION ON THIS SITE. National Council for Community and Education Partnerships does not claim ownership of content you submit or make available for inclusion on this site. However, with respect to content you submit or make available for inclusion on publicly accessible areas of this site, you grant National Council for Community and Education Partnerships a worldwide, royalty-free and non-exclusive license(s) as follows: with respect to content you submit or make available for inclusion on publicly accessible areas of the site, the license to use, distribute, reproduce, modify, adapt, publicly perform and publicly display such content on the site solely for the purposes of providing and promoting the specific portion of the site to which such content was submitted or made available. This license exists only for as long as you elect to continue to include such content on the site and will terminate at the time you remove or National Council for Community and Education Partnerships removes such content from the site.

CONTRIBUTIONS TO NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR COMMUNITY AND EDUCATION PARTNERSHIPS. By submitting ideas, suggestions, documents, and/or proposals (“Contributions”) to National Council for Community and Education Partnerships through its Career & College Clubs’ Message Boards or suggestion or feedback webpages, you acknowledge and agree that: (a) your Contributions do not contain confidential or proprietary information; (b) National Council for Community and Education Partnerships is not under any obligation of confidentiality, express or implied, with respect to the Contributions; (c) National Council for Community and Education Partnerships shall be entitled to use or disclose (or choose not to use or disclose) such Contributions for any purpose, in any way, in any media worldwide; (d) National Council for Community and Education Partnerships may have something similar to the Contributions already under consideration or in development; (e) your Contributions automatically become the property of National Council for Community and Education Partnerships without any obligation of National Council for Community and Education Partnerships to you; and (f) you are not entitled to any compensation or reimbursement of any kind from National Council for Community and Education Partnerships under any circumstances.
Unless otherwise permitted by the submitter and/or author, all information related to program performance and outcomes collected by this site will be aggregated or otherwise used so that the submitter and/or author cannot be identified.

REGISTERED USERS. To access certain restricted benefits and services provided on this site, post comments on the Career & College Clubs Message Boards, and actively participate in Career & College Clubs’ educational curriculum program, you must enter into a separate written agreement with National Council for Community and Education Partnerships and become a registered user of this site (“Registered User”). Non-registered users of this site are restricted to accessing only the public areas on this site.

As a Registered User you will receive a user name and password during the registration process. You agree to provide true, accurate, complete, and correct information at the time of registration, and to promptly update this information as needed so that it remains true, accurate, complete, and correct. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your user name and password and for restricting access to your computer so others outside of yourself (or your organization) may not access this site, in whole or in part, without our permission, using your user name and password. You are responsible for any and all activities that occur under your user name and password. You agree to immediately notify National Council for Community and Education Partnerships of any unauthorized use of your user name and password or any other breach of security known to you.

You agree that National Council for Community and Education Partnerships may terminate your user name, password, account, or use of the site in National Council for Community and Education Partnerships’ sole discretion for any reason. All notices you give to us shall be in writing and shall be made either via e-mail or regular U.S. mail. In addition, National Council for Community and Education Partnerships may post notices or links to notices through the site to inform you of changes to the terms, the site, or other matters of importance.

You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless National Council for Community and Education Partnerships and all affiliates thereof, their directors, officers, employees, and agents from and against all losses, expenses, damages, and costs, including reasonable attorney fees, arising out of or in relation to use of the site by you or any other person accessing the site using your user name and password.

CALCULATORS. Various calculators may be available for use on this site. You agree and acknowledge that such calculators may be used for illustrative purposes only. Certain assumptions, included but not limited to education costs, cost of living expenses, salary, and employment opportunities may have been made for each calculator that may or may not reflect your actual circumstances.

JURISDICTION. This site is controlled and operated by National Council for Community and Education Partnerships from its offices within the State of California, United States of America. All claims relating to this site, the materials contained in it and their use will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California and of the United States of America, as appropriate. You agree that any action arising from the terms of use of this site or use of this site shall be brought in state or federal court in Los Angeles, California, and you consent to the jurisdiction of such courts. National Council for Community and Education Partnerships makes no representation that materials in the site are appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who choose to access this site from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.

TERMINATION. This agreement is effective until terminated by you or by National Council for Community and Education Partnerships. You may terminate this agreement at any time by no longer using this site, provided that all prior uses of this site will be governed by this agreement. National Council for Community and Education Partnerships may terminate this agreement at any time and without notice, and accordingly deny you access to this site, in its sole discretion for any reason, including your failure to comply with any provision of this agreement, Upon termination of this agreement, you agree to destroy all material obtained from this site, together with all documentation related thereto and all copies thereof whether or not made pursuant to this agreement. All provisions of the Terms & Conditions that by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity, and limitations of liability.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES. THE MATERIALS IN THIS SITE ARE PROVIDED “AS IS,” WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR COMMUNITY AND EDUCATION PARTNERSHIPS DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR COMMUNITY AND EDUCATION PARTNERSHIPS DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE, VALIDITY, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, THE RESULTS OF, OR OTHERWISE RESPECTING, THE MATERIALS IN THIS SITE OR ANY SITE(S) THAT MAY BE LINKED TO THIS SITE AT ANY TIME OR FROM TIME TO TIME.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY. Under no circumstances, including, but not limited to, negligence, will National Council for Community and Education Partnerships, or any affiliate thereof, be liable for any direct, indirect, special, incidental or consequential damages arising directly or indirectly from the use of, or the inability to use, the materials in this site or any linked site, even if National Council for Community and Education Partnerships, or any affiliate thereof, or an National Council for Community and Education Partnerships authorized representative, or any affiliate thereof, has been advised of the possibility of such damages. In no event will National Council for Community and Education Partnerships’ total liability to you for all damages, losses, costs, expenses, and causes of action exceed the amount, if any, paid by you for accessing this site.

OTHER PROVISIONS. Should any provision of this agreement be unenforceable for any reason, that provision will be deemed severable and not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions of this agreement.

SERVICE MARKS. Career & College ClubsSM and Building a Brighter FutureSM are service marks or registered service marks of National Council for Community and Education Partnerships. You agree that all of National Council for Community and Education Partnerships’ trademarks, trade names, service marks and other logos and brand features, and product and service names are trademarks and the property of National Council for Community and Education Partnerships (the “NCCEP Marks”). Without National Council for Community and Education Partnerships’s prior permission, you agree not to display or use in any manner the NCCEP Marks.

TERMS OF USE FOR MESSAGE BOARDS

IN ORDER TO POST A MESSAGE TO THE CAREER & COLLEGE CLUBS’ MESSAGE BOARDS, YOU MUST BE A REGISTERED USER, BUT YOU DO NOT NEED TO REGISTER IN ORDER TO BROWSE OR READ OTHERS’ POSTS.

REGISTERED USER CONDUCT

You understand that all information, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages, tags, or other materials (“Content”), whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, are the sole responsibility of the person from whom such Content originated. This means that you, and not National Council for Community and Education Partnerships, are entirely responsible for all Content that you upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available via the site. National Council for Community and Education Partnerships does not control the Content posted via the site and, as such, does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such Content. You understand that by using the site, you may be exposed to Content that is offensive, indecent or objectionable. Under no circumstances will National Council for Community and Education Partnerships be liable in any way for any Content, including, but not limited to, any errors or omissions in any Content, or any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Content posted, emailed, transmitted or otherwise made available via the site.

You agree not to use the site to:

  • upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any Content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, invasive of another’s privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable;
  • harm minors in any way;
  • impersonate any person or entity, including, but not limited to, an National Council for Community and Education Partnerships official, forum leader, guide or host, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;
  • forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any Content transmitted through the site;
  • upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any Content that you do not have a right to make available under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as inside information, proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements);
  • upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any Content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights (“Rights”) of any party;
  • upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, “junk mail,” “spam,” “chain letters,” “pyramid schemes,” or any other form of solicitation;
  • upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;
  • disrupt the normal flow of dialogue, cause a screen to “scroll” faster than other users of the site are able to type, or otherwise act in a manner that negatively affects other users’ ability to engage in real time exchanges;
  • interfere with or disrupt the site or servers or networks connected to the site, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the site;
  • intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local, state, national or international law, including, but not limited to, regulations promulgated by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, any rules of any national or other securities exchange, including, without limitation, the New York Stock Exchange, the American Stock Exchange or the NASDAQ, and any regulations having the force of law;
  • provide material support or resources (or to conceal or disguise the nature, location, source, or ownership of material support or resources) to any organization(s) designated by the United States government as a foreign terrorist organization pursuant to section 219 of the Immigration and Nationality Act;
  • “stalk” or otherwise harass another; and/or
  •  collect or store personal data about other users in connection with the prohibited conduct and activities set forth in the paragraphs above.

You acknowledge that National Council for Community and Education Partnerships may or may not pre-screen Content, but that National Council for Community and Education Partnerships and its designees shall have the right (but not the obligation) in their sole discretion to pre-screen, refuse, or remove any Content that is available via the site. Without limiting the foregoing, National Council for Community and Education Partnerships and its designees shall have the right to remove any Content that violates this agreement or is otherwise objectionable. You agree that you must evaluate, and bear all risks associated with, the use of any Content, including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of such Content. In this regard, you acknowledge that you may not rely on any Content created by National Council for Community and Education Partnerships or submitted to National Council for Community and Education Partnerships, including without limitation information in Message Boards and in all other parts of the site.

You acknowledge, consent and agree that National Council for Community and Education Partnerships may access, preserve and disclose your account information and Content if required to do so by law or in a good faith belief that such access preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to: (i) comply with legal process; (ii) enforce this agreement; (iii) respond to claims that any Content violates the rights of third parties; (iv) respond to your requests for customer service; or (v) protect the rights, property or personal safety of National Council for Community and Education Partnerships, its users and the public.

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 National Council for Community and Education Partnerships 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, is strictly prohibited.

INFORMATION SHARING AND DISCLOSURE PRACTICES

  • When you post a message, your user name or alias that you are posting under is visible to other users. An alias consists of a name and some information that you show in a profile to others.
  • When you post a message on the Career & College Clubs’ Message Boards, you have the ability to post a message which may include personally identifiable information about yourself on a message board.
  • If you post personal information online that is accessible to the public, you may receive unsolicited messages from other parties in return.

PRACTICES REGARDING YOUR ABILITY TO UPDATE OR DELETE INFORMATION

  • You are given the option of previewing your message by clicking on the “Preview” button. This allows you to make any necessary changes before posting your message.
  • You cannot edit your own message once it is posted. However, if you wish to delete your own post, you may contact us at [email protected] Once this information is verified, your post will be removed.

OTHER

  • When you use Career & College Clubs’ Message Boards, you are subject to the Career & College Clubs’ Terms & Conditions and to the Career & College Clubs’ Code of Conduct.
  • Please contact us at [email protected] if you have questions about this service.