Last Updated: January 26, 2014
1. Acceptance of Agreement.
2. Changes to this Agreement.
The Service, including without limitation all content there available and these Terms and Conditions, may be changed at the sole discretion of StudyHive and without notice. You are bound by any such updates or changes, including but not limited to those affecting these Terms and Conditions, and so should periodically review these Terms and Conditions.
If you create an account on the Site or Service, you are responsible for maintaining the security of your account and data, and fully responsible for all activities that occur under the account. StudyHive is not liable for any harm caused by or related to the theft of your Username. You must immediately notify StudyHive of any unauthorized use of your account.
If registration is requested, you agree to provide us with accurate, complete registration and/or purchase information. Your registration must be done using accurate information. Each registration is for your personal use only. We do not permit (a) any other person using the registered sections under your name; or (b) access through a single name being made available to multiple users on a network. You are responsible for preventing such unauthorized use.
The content, organization, graphics, design, compilation, magnetic translation, digital conversion and other matters related to the Site are protected under applicable copyrights, trademarks and other proprietary (including but not limited to intellectual property) rights. The copying, redistribution, use or publication by you of any such matters or any part of the Site, except as allowed by Section 5 below, is strictly prohibited. You do not acquire ownership rights to any content, document or other materials viewed through the Site. The posting of information or materials on the Site does not constitute a waiver of any right in such information and materials.
If your material is made public: You hereby grant each User of the Site and Service a non-exclusive, royalty-free, non-transferable license to access the Materials through authorized uses of the Site and Service, and to use, reproduce, adapt, distribute, display and perform such Materials for their own personal, non-commercial purposes. If you believe that material located on or linked to by StudyHive violates your copyright, you are encouraged to notify StudyHive in accordance with StudyHive's Digital Millennium Copyright Act ("DMCA") Policy. StudyHive will respond to all such notices, including as required or appropriate by removing the infringing material or disabling all links to the infringing material. In the case of a visitor who may infringe or repeatedly infringes the copyrights or other intellectual property rights of StudyHive or others, StudyHive may, in its discretion, terminate or deny access to and use of the Service. In the case of such termination, StudyHive will have no obligation to provide a refund of any amounts previously paid to StudyHive.
“Studyhive.com” and others are our service marks or registered service marks or trademarks. Other product and company names mentioned on the Site may be trademarks of their respective owners.
Studyhive, StudyHive, Studyhive.com, the Studyhive.com logo, and all other trademarks, service marks, graphics and logos used in connection with StudyHive, or the Service are trademarks or registered trademarks of StudyHive or StudyHive's licensors. Other trademarks, service marks, graphics and logos used in connection with the Service may be the trademarks of other third parties. Your use of the Service grants you no right or license to reproduce or otherwise use any StudyHive or third-party trademarks.
6. Limited License; Permitted Uses.
You are granted a non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable license (a) to access and use the Site strictly in accordance with this Agreement; (b) to use the Site solely for internal, personal, non-commercial purposes; and (c) to print out discrete information from the Site solely for internal, personal, non-commercial purposes and provided that you maintain all copyright and other policies contained therein. No print out or electronic version of any part of the Site or its contents may be used by you in any litigation or arbitration matter whatsoever under any circumstances.
7. Restrictions and Prohibitions on Use.
8. Linking to the Site.
You may provide links to the Site, provided (a) that you do not remove or obscure, by framing or otherwise, advertisements, the copyright notice, or other notices on the Site, (b) your site does not engage in illegal or pornographic activities, and (c) you discontinue providing links to the Site immediately upon request by us.
The Site may contain advertising and sponsorships. Advertisers and sponsors are responsible for ensuring that material submitted for inclusion on the Site is accurate and complies with applicable laws. We are not responsible for the illegality or any error, inaccuracy or problem in the advertiser's or sponsor's materials.
10. Errors, Corrections and Changes.
We do not represent or warrant that the Site and Service will be error-free, free of viruses or other harmful components, or that defects will be corrected. We do not represent or warrant that the information available on or through the Site and Service will be correct, accurate, timely or otherwise reliable. We may make changes to the features, functionality or content of the Site at any time. We reserve the right in our sole discretion to edit or delete any documents, information or other content appearing on the Site and Service.
11. Third Party Content. (Users)
Third party (you the “User”) content may appear on the Site or may be accessible via links from the Site. We are not responsible for and assume no liability for any mistakes, misstatements of law, defamation, omissions, falsehood, obscenity, pornography or profanity in the statements, opinions, representations or any other form of content on the Site. You understand that the information and opinions of the User content represent solely the thoughts of the author and is neither endorsed by nor does it necessarily reflect our belief.
Material contained in the content may not be duplicated or redistributed without the prior written consent of us and the copyright holder, except that one print copy of search output is permitted for use within the user’s school or organization and that search output may be stored temporarily in electronic media for editing or reformatting and subsequent printing of one print copy of search output for internal use.
Advertising and sponsored links found on content pages from third party providers are not provided by those content providers and are not endorsements.
12. User Conduct and General Practices.
We reserve the right to investigate complaints or reported violations of this Agreement and to take any action we deem appropriate, including but not limited to reporting any suspected unlawful activity to law enforcement officials, regulators, or other third parties and disclosing any information necessary or appropriate to such persons or entities relating to:
- harvest or collect any contact information from others by electronic or other means; damage, disable, overburden or impair the Site
- use automated scripts to collect information from or otherwise interact with the Site
- upload, post, transmit, share, store or otherwise make available any content that we deem to be harmful, threatening, unlawful, defamatory, infringing, abusive, inflammatory, harassing, vulgar, obscene, fraudulent, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable
- impersonate any person or entity, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent yourself, your age or your affiliation with any person or entity
- upload, post, transmit, share or otherwise make available any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, solicitations, promotional materials, “junk mail,” “spam,” “chain letters,” “pyramid schemes,” or any other form of solicitation
- upload, post, transmit, share, store or otherwise make publicly available any private information of any third party, including, without limitation, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, Social Security numbers and credit card numbers
- solicit personal information, passwords or personally identifying information for commercial or unlawful purposes
- upload, post, transmit, share 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
- intimidate, stalk or harass any Person
- upload, post, transmit, share, store or otherwise make available content that would constitute, encourage or provide instructions for a criminal offense, violate the rights of any party, or that would otherwise create liability or violate any local, state, national or international law
- use or attempt to use another’s account, or create a false identity on the Site
- 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) pursuant to Section 219 of the Immigration and Nationality Act
- and/or upload, post, transmit, share, store or otherwise make available content that, in the sole judgment of Company, is objectionable or which may expose Company or its Users to any harm or liability of any type.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold us and our partners, agents, officers, directors, employees, subcontractors, successors, assigns, third party suppliers of information and documents, advertisers, product and service providers, and affiliates (collectively, “Affiliated Parties”) harmless from any liability, loss, claim and expense related to your violation of this Agreement or use of the Site.
Your right to use the Site is not transferable or assignable. Any password or right given to you to obtain information or documents is not transferable or assignable.
15. Site Access
You will not, and You will not allow any third party to, copy, modify, create a derivative work from, or attempt to transfer any right in or element of the Site. You will not download (other than page caching) or modify the Site or any portion of it, without Company’s express written consent. No portion of the Site may be reprinted, republished, modified or distributed in any form without Company’s express written permission. You agree not to reproduce, reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble or modify any portion of the Site.
You acknowledge that the Site may from time to time encounter technical or other problems and may not necessarily continue uninterrupted or without technical or other errors and that StudyHive shall not be responsible to you or others for any such interruptions, errors or problems or for discontinuance of any Service. StudyHive provides no promise or assurance whatever that any of your advertisements or Materials will ever be accessed, viewed or used by other Users.
A possibility exists that the Site or any Service could include inaccuracies or errors, or information or materials that violate this Agreement. Additionally, a possibility exists that unauthorized alterations could be made by third parties to the Site or any Service. Although we attempt to ensure the integrity of the Site and its Services, we make no guarantees as to their completeness or correctness.
The Site and any Service may be discontinued at any time, without notice, and with or without reason or cause.
17. Limitation of Liability.
(a) We and any Affiliated Party shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, special, BAD GRADES, LOSS OF DATA, consequential or exemplary damages of any kind resulting in any way from (1) any errors in or omissions from the Site or any services or products obtainable therefrom, (2) the unavailability or interruption of the Site or any features thereof, (3) your use of the Site, (4) the content contained on the Site, or (5) any delay or failure in performance beyond the control of a Covered Party.
18. Use of Information.
In compliance with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998, the Site and its Service does not accept registrations from those under 13 years of age. By registering with Studyhive.com, you represent that you are at least 13 years old.
19. Third-Party Services.
We may allow access to or advertise certain third-party product or service providers (“Merchants”) from which you may purchase certain goods or services. You understand that we do not operate or control the products or services offered by Merchants. Merchants are responsible for all aspects of order processing, fulfillment, billing and customer service. We are not a party to the transactions entered into between you and Merchants. You agree that use of or purchase from such Merchants is AT YOUR SOLE RISK AND IS WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND BY US, EXPRESSED, IMPLIED OR OTHERWISE INCLUDING WARRANTIES OF TITLE, FITNESS FOR PURPOSE, MERCHANTABILITY OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES ARE WE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES ARISING FROM THE TRANSACTIONS BETWEEN YOU AND MERCHANTS OR FOR ANY INFORMATION APPEARING ON MERCHANT SITES OR ANY OTHER SITE LINKED TO OUR SITE.
If you have configured your account to pay for purchases with a credit or debit card or similar form of payment (a “Card” payment method), you authorize any and all charges and fees incurred under your account to be billed from time to time to your Card account. Regardless of the method of payment, it is your sole responsibility to advise StudyHive of any billing problems or discrepancies within thirty (30) days after such discrepancies or problems become known to you. Your Card issuer agreement governs the use of your designated Card account in connection with any fee, purchase or Service; you must refer exclusively to such issuer agreement, and not this Agreement, to determine your rights and liabilities as a Cardholder.
22. Legal Compliance.
You agree to comply with all applicable domestic and international laws, statutes, ordinances and regulations regarding your use of the Site and the Content and Materials provided therein.
Subscribing to StudyHive Pro you agree that we authorize to charge you a recurring monthly, plus any applicable taxes or charges as may be required, when due and payable. All fees and charges are payable before StudyHive Pro are activated. Recurring StudyHive Pro Services automatically renew and we will bill your Card account each month for monthly recurring StudyHive Pro Services, on the calendar day that corresponds to the start of your subscription until we terminate or you cancel your subscription. If your subscription began a day not in a given month, we bill your Card account on the last day of such month. For example, if your subscription started on January 31st, you would next be billed on February 28th.
StudyHive reserves the right to introduce additional features to existing services which may be included as a part of, or separately priced from, current levels of StudyHive Pro Services.
All fees and charges are non-refundable and there are no refunds or credits for partially used subscription periods.
You may cancel your StudyHive Pro Services at the end of your monthly subscription service, located in the Settings section. Cancellation of StudyHive Pro will take effect at the end of the current billing period for which the advance payment has been made.
This Agreement shall be treated as though it were executed and performed in San Francisco, California, and shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California (without regard to conflict of law principles). Any cause of action by you with respect to the Site (and/or any information, Documents, products or services related thereto) must be instituted within one (1) year after the cause of action arose or be forever waived and barred. All actions shall be subject to the limitations set forth in Section 16 and Section 17. The language in this Agreement shall be interpreted as to its fair meaning and not strictly for or against any party. Any rule of construction to the effect that ambiguities are to be resolved against the drafting party shall not apply in interpreting this Agreement. This Agreement and all incorporated agreements and your information may be automatically assigned by us in our sole discretion to a third party in the event of an acquisition, sale or merger. If any provision of this agreement is held illegal, invalid or unenforceable for any reason, that provision shall be enforced to the maximum extent permissible, and the other provisions of this Agreement shall remain in full force and effect. If any provision of this Agreement is held illegal, invalid or unenforceable, it shall be replaced, to the extent possible, with a legal, valid, and unenforceable provision that is similar in tenor to the illegal, invalid, or unenforceable provision as is legally possible. To the extent that anything in or associated with the Site is in conflict or inconsistent with this Agreement, this Agreement shall take precedence. Our failure to enforce any provision of this Agreement shall not be deemed a waiver of such provision nor of the right to enforce such provision. Our rights under this Agreement shall survive any termination of this Agreement. The title, headings and captions of this Agreement are provided for convenience only and shall have no effect on the construction of the terms of this agreement.