SHAREKNOWLEDGE® TERMS OF SERVICE

ATTENTION: THIS IS A LEGALLY-BINDING CONTRACT. PLEASE READ THIS TERMS OF SERVICE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING SERVICES PROVIDED BY THE WEBSITES (AS DEFINED HEREIN) AND SERVICES PROVIDED THEREIN. THIS AGREEMENT GOVERNS YOUR RELATIONSHIP WITH SHAREKNOWLEDGE AND USE OF THE SERVICES PROVIDED THROUGH THE WEBSITES. SHAREKNOWLEDGE HERERBY REQUESTS THAT YOU ACCEPT THIS TERMS OF SERVICE AND YOU MAY USE THE SERVICES PROVIDED THROUGH THE WEBSITES ONLY ON THE CONDITION THAT YOU ACCEPT ALL OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CONTAINED HEREIN. USING THE SERVICES PROVIDED THROUGH THE WEBSITES INDICATES THAT YOU ACCEPT THIS TERMS OF SERVICE. IF YOU DO NOT ACCEPT THIS TERMS OF SERVICE, DO NOT USE THE WEBSITES OR SERVICES.

THIS TERMS OF SERVICE INCLUDES SHAREKNOWLEDGE’S PRIVACY POLICY LOCATED AT HTTP://SHAREKNOWLEDGE.COM/PRIVACY/ WHICH IS INCORPORATED AND MADE A PART OF THIS TERMS OF SERVICE.

Acceptance of Terms of Service

This Terms of Service (the “Agreement” or “Terms of Service”) is a legally-binding agreement between you, either an individual or an entity (“you” or “user”), and ShareKnowledge and its affiliates (“ShareKnowledge”) regarding use of www.shareknowledge.com (the “Websites”) and the Services, as defined below. ShareKnowledge makes Websites, and Services, including all content, information, graphics, documents, text, products, and all other elements and products offered through the Websites and Services (collectively, “Content”) available for your use subject to the terms and conditions set forth in this document. By accessing and using the Websites and Services you agree to be bound by and to accept this Terms of Service and all terms and conditions contained and/or referenced herein as well as any additional terms and conditions set forth on the Websites.

If you do NOT agree to all the terms and conditions in this Terms of Service, you should NOT use the Websites or Services. If you do NOT agree to any additional specific terms which applies to particular Content or to a particular transaction concluded through the Websites or Services, then you should NOT use the part of the Websites or Services which contains such Content or through which such transactions are concluded. Also, when you use any current or future ShareKnowledge service or visit ShareKnowledge’s websites or obtain any products or services, whether free of charge or for payment, provided by ShareKnowledge, you will be subject to the guidelines and conditions applicable to such products or services.

This Terms of Service may be amended by ShareKnowledge at its own discretion with or without notice at any time. ShareKnowledge may provide notice to you of the changes and revisions to these Terms of Services by any of the following means: through a posting on the main page of the Websites, or by e-mail to the address you provided to ShareKnowledge. Your failure to provide or maintain accurate or current contact information in your User Account will not obviate your responsibility to comply with this Terms of Service as amended from time to time.

Please check this Terms of Service regularly to ensure that you are aware of all terms governing your use of the Websites and Services. Specific terms and conditions may apply to non-user generated Content. Such specific terms may be in addition to this Terms of Service or, where inconsistent with this Terms of Service such specific terms will supersede this Terms of Service only to the extent that the content or intent of such specific terms is inconsistent with this Terms of Service.

 

ShareKnowledge reserves the right to make changes or updates with respect the Content or the format thereof at any time without notice. ShareKnowledge also reserves the right to terminate or restrict your access to the Websites and Services or any portion thereof for any reason whatsoever at its sole discretion.

Description of Services

The terms “Services” as used in this Terms of Services shall denote all of the services provided through the ShareKnowledge Websites, which include a variety of educational applications, a blog which allows users to comments by signing in to their Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, or Google+ profiles. You may also be able to download and view education videos and read various educational materials and papers.

Users’ Obligations

You agree to use the Websites and Services only for purposes permitted by this Terms of Service as well as any applicable law, regulation or generally accepted practices or guidelines in the relevant jurisdictions. SHAREKNOWLEDGE IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY VIOLATION OF APPLICABLE LAWS, RULES, OR REGULATIONS COMMITTED BY YOU OR A THIRD PARTY AT YOUR BEHEST. IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO ENSURE THAT YOUR USE OF THE SHAREKNOWLEDGE APPLICATION, WEBSITE, AND SERVICES DOES NOT CONTRAVENE APPLICABLE LAWS, RULES, OR REGULATIONS. Specifically, you agree and warrant that in using the Websites and Services, your actions do not contravene the laws, rules, or regulations of (1) the country, state, or locality where you reside, or (2) the country, state, or locality where ShareKnowledge is located or operates. This includes complying with applicable export and import restrictions as well as other restrictions.

Your Use of the Websites and Services

You agree not to access (or attempt to access) the Services by any means other than through the means provided by ShareKnowledge or its authorized partners. You agree not to access (or attempt to access) the Services by way of automated means and that you will not engage in any activity that interferes with or disrupts the Services (or the servers and networks which are connected to the Services).

Further, you agree:

·         not to disrupt or interfere with any other user’s enjoyment of the Websites and Services or affiliated or linked sites;

·         not to upload, post, or otherwise transmit through the Websites and Services any viruses or other harmful, disruptive, or destructive files;

·         not to use or attempt to use another user’s password or access voucher ;

·         not to access or attempt to access any Content or User Content (as defined below), which you are not authorized to access under the terms herein;

·         not to disrupt or interfere with the security of, or otherwise cause harm to the Websites, Services, Content, User Content, system resources, accounts, passwords, servers, or networks connected to or accessible through the Websites and Services or any affiliated or linked sites.

Interaction With Other Users

Users may have the ability to communicate with each other through the Websites and Services, such as through the message board section of the ShareKnowledge’s blog. You are solely responsible for your interactions with other users. You understand that ShareKnowledge does not inquire into the backgrounds of its users or attempt to verify its users’ statements. ShareKnowledge makes no representations or warranties as to the conduct of its users.

Account

You may sign up with ShareKnowledge by using vouchers or by using third party accounts such as Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, or Google+ in order to access the full range of features offered by the Websites and Services. When you sign up at ShareKnowledge Website for any reason, you agree to submit accurate, current and complete information about yourself and keep such information updated.

You are solely responsible for any and all activities that occur under your name, whether or not such use was authorized by you.

Please read our Privacy Policy located at https://shareknowledge.com/privacy/ which describes how ShareKnowledge collects, uses, discloses, manages and stores your personally identifiable information (“Personal Information”). You agree and understand that you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of all user names and passwords associated with any of your accounts that you use to access the Websites and Services. Additionally, you may not use another person’s account at any time without the permission of such account holder. ShareKnowledge is not liable for any harm caused or related to the theft or misappropriation of your user name, password, third party account, disclosure of your user name or password, or your authorization of anyone else to use your user name or password. However, you could be held liable for losses incurred by ShareKnowledge, another user or any third party due to misappropriation and use of your third party account in connection with the Websites and Services. If you become aware of any unauthorized use of your third party account in connection with the Websites and Services, please notify ShareKnowledge immediately at privacy@shareknowledge.com.

User Content

You may post comments on the ShareKnowledge blog (“User Content”). Subject to this Terms of Service, your User Content may be used in any manner whatsoever. You acknowledge and agree that ShareKnowledge has no liability of any kind should users or third parties access to your User Content. Furthermore, User Content you submit, post, or display will be able to be viewed by other users the Websites and Services and, potentially, through third party services and websites.

ShareKnowledge does not own any User Content and will not monitor, edit, or disclose any information regarding you or your User Account without your prior permission except in accordance with this Terms of Service or Privacy Policy (https://shareknowledge.com/privacy/). ShareKnowledge also does not, as a matter of practice, review, inspect, edit or monitor any User Content posted, stored, or accessed by you or any other user of the Websites or Services. However, ShareKnowledge reserves the right, solely upon its own discretion, to refuse, remove, or disable access to User Content that ShareKnowledge learns may be illegal or may violate the terms of these Terms of Service, although it has no obligation to do so. ShareKnowledge’s action or inaction to regulate content or conduct or to enforce against any potential violation of these Terms of Service by any user (or any other third party) does not waive ShareKnowledge’s right to implement or not implement regulation or enforcement measures with respect to any subsequent or similar content, conduct, or potential Terms of Service violation.

ShareKnowledge does not control, is not responsible for, and makes no representations or warranties with respect to any User Content. You are solely responsible for your access to, use of and/or reliance on any User Content. You must conduct any necessary, appropriate, prudent or judicious investigation, inquiry, research, and due diligence with respect to any User Content. You are also responsible for any content that you post or transmit as well as all content posted or transmitted through or by use of your third party accounts.

Although you retain your rights to User Content you submit, post or display on or through the Websites and Services, by submitting, posting or displaying User Content on or through the Websites or Services you grant ShareKnowledge a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free license (with the right to sublicense) to use, copy, reproduce, process, adapt, modify, publish, transmit, display and distribute the User Content in any and all media or distribution methods. This license allows ShareKnowledge to make User Content available to third parties for publication, broadcast, or distribution, at no compensation to you. Furthermore, ShareKnowledge may modify or adapt your content as are necessary at ShareKnowledge’s sole discretion.

Content prohibited from the Websites and Services include but is not limited to: (1) illegal content; (2) content relating to the creation, advertising, distribution, or receipt of illegal goods or services; (3) offensive content (including, without limitation, defamatory, threatening, or pornographic content); (4) content that discloses another person’s personal, confidential, or proprietary information; (5) fraudulent content; (6) malicious content such as malware or spyware; and (7) content that offers, promotes, advertises or provides links to unsolicited products or services.

Guidelines for Communicating with Users

The Websites and Services may allow you to communicate with other users. Discretion should be used when disclosing any information through these means, as it may be accessed by third parties. Use of any personally identifiable information, and your options regarding our use of this information, are subject to ShareKnowledge’s Privacy Policy (https://shareknowledge.com/privacy/).

ShareKnowledge reserves the right to modify and/or delete any message submitted by users, at its sole discretion, at any time and for any reason, including, but not limited to material which in ShareKnowledge’s opinion:

·         may constitute libel, defamation, invasion of privacy, or is obscene, pornographic, abusive, or threatening;

·         may infringe any intellectual property or other right of any entity or person;

·         may violate any applicable law or advocates illegal activity;

·         advertises or otherwise solicits funds or is a solicitation for goods, services, advertisers or sponsors or otherwise engages in commercial activity;

·         disrupts the normal flow of dialogue or otherwise acts in a way which affects the ability of other people to engage in real time activities via ShareKnowledge’s websites;

·         includes programs which may contain viruses, worms, trojan horses or other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunication;

·         violates any policy or regulation established from time to time regarding use of this Websites or any networks connected to this Websites; or

·         contains links to other sites that contain the kind of content which falls within the descriptions set out above.

Information and Materials Provided By You

All materials, documents, communications, or information submitted to, sent through, or stored on the Websites and Services by you will be subject to this Terms of Service and Privacy Policy (https://shareknowledge.com/privacy/). The security of such information is very important to ShareKnowledge.

Term and Termination

The term of this Terms of Service (“Term”) shall begin when you start using the Websites or Services and shall continue in perpetuity unless otherwise terminated by ShareKnowledge or you by written notice. ShareKnowledge reserves the right to change, suspend or discontinue the Services or any portion thereof, at any time. Without prejudice to any other rights, this Terms of Service will terminate automatically if you fail to comply with any of the limitations or other requirements described herein. Upon any termination or expiration of this Terms of Service, you must immediately cease using this Websites and the Services including without limitation any use of ShareKnowledge’s trademarks, trade names, copyrights and other intellectual property.

UPON TERMINATION OF THIS AGREEMENT, YOU WILL NO LONGER BE AUTHORIZED TO USE THE COPETENTUM APPLICATION, WEBSITE, OR SERVICES IN ANY WAY.

Links to Other Sites and Third Party Materials

The Websites and Services may include links to other websites and/or third party products and that are not under ShareKnowledge’s control (collectively, “Third Party Materials”). ShareKnowledge shall not be responsible in any way for such Third Party Materials. ShareKnowledge provides such links only for the convenience of the users of the Websites and Services, and the inclusion of any link to any Third Party Materials does not imply endorsement by ShareKnowledge of the content, products and/ or services of such Third Party Materials. Notwithstanding any provision to the contrary herein, nothing in this Terms of Service shall be construed as to grant you any rights or licenses with regard to such Third Party Materials or to entitle you to use such Third Party Materials.

Intellectual Property

Copyright, trademark and all other proprietary rights in the ShareKnowledge Application, Websites, Services, and Content (including but not limited to software, services, audio, video, text and photographs) rest with ShareKnowledge and/or its licensors. Unless otherwise specifically provided herein or authorized by ShareKnowledge in writing, all rights in the Websites, Services, and Content not expressly granted herein are reserved. You agree not to copy, republish, frame, make available for download, transmit, modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, assign, distribute, license, sublicense, reverse engineer, or create derivative works based on the Content, Websites or Services.

ShareKnowledge hereby disclaims any rights to trademarks, service marks, trade names, logos, copyright, patents, domain names or other intellectual property interests of third parties. All intellectual property interests of third parties referenced herein, including without limitation Third Party Material or otherwise provided on this Websites are the properties of their respective owners. ShareKnowledge disclaims any proprietary interests in the intellectual property rights other than their own.

Warranties and Disclaimers

ALL CONTENT AND/OR SERVICES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE.” SHAREKNOWLEDGE HEREBY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, OR AS TO THE OPERATION OF THIS WEBSITE, SERVICES OR THE CONTENT. SHAREKNOWLEDGE DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS AS TO THE SECURITY OF THE SHAREKNOWLEDGE APPLICATION, WEBSITE, SERVICES, OR CONTENT. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT ANY INFORMATION SENT MAY BE INTERCEPTED IN TRANSMISSION OR OTHERWISE. SHAREKNOWLEDGE DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE SHAREKNOWLEDGE APPLICATION, WEBSITE, SERVICES, CONTENT, OR THE SERVERS WHICH MAKE THIS WEBSITE AVAILABLE OR ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS SENT BY SHAREKNOWLEDGE ARE FREE FROM VIRUSES OR ANY OTHER HARMFUL ELEMENTS. Except as agreed by ShareKnowledge in writing, contractors, agents, dealers or distributors of ShareKnowledge or any other third party shall not have a right to modify this limited warranty, nor to make any additional warranties.

 

THE USE OF THE SHAREKNOWLEDGE APPLICATION, WEBSITE, OR SERVICES OR THE DOWNLOADING OR OTHER USE OF ANY PRODUCTS THROUGH THE WEBSITE IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND WITH YOUR AGREEMENT THAT YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM, LOSS OF DATA, OR OTHER HARM THAT RESULTS FROM SUCH ACTIVITIES. SHAREKNOWLEDGE ASSUMES NO LIABILITY FOR ANY COMPUTER VIRUS OR OTHER SIMILAR SOFTWARE CODE THAT IS DOWNLOADED TO YOUR COMPUTER FROM THE WEBSITE OR IN CONNECTION WITH ANY SERVICES OR PRODUCTS OFFERED THROUGH THE WEBSITE. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM SHAREKNOWLEDGE OR FROM THE WEBSITE SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THE TERMS OF SERVICE.

The Websites and Services may contain references to specific ShareKnowledge products and services that may not be available in a particular country. Any such reference does not imply or warrant that any such products or services shall be available at any time in any particular country.

You understand and agree that by using the Websites and Services, you may be exposed to content that you may find offensive, indecent or objectionable and that, in this respect, you use the Websites and Services at your own risk.

IN NO EVENT SHALL SHAREKNOWLEDGE OR ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF BUSINESS, CONTRACT, REVENUE, DATA, INFORMATION OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION), UNDER ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, RESULTING FROM, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE THE SHAREKNOWLEDGE APPLICATION, WEBSITE, OR SERVICES OR THE CONTENT, PRODUCTS, SERVICES, STATEMENTS OR ACTIONS OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON OR THROUGH THE SHAREKNOWLEDGE APPLICATION, WEBSITE, AND SERVICES, ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSION OR DATA, ANY INFORMATION THAT IS SENT OR RECEIVED, OR NOT SENT OR RECEIVED, ANY FAILURE TO STORE DATA, ANY LOSS OF DATA, LOSS OR DAMAGE TO FILES, LOSS OR DAMAGE TO THE CONTENT, ANY SERVICES AVAILABLE THROUGH THE WEBSITE THAT ARE DELAYED OR INTERRUPTED, EVEN IF SHAREKNOWLEDGE HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. ANY ACTION BROUGHT AGAINST SHAREKNOWLEDGE PERTAINING TO OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SHAREKNOWLEDGE APPLICATION, WEBSITE, AND SERVICES MUST BE COMMENCED AND NOTIFIED TO SHAREKNOWLEDGE IN WRITING WITHIN ONE (1) YEAR AFTER THE DATE THE CAUSE FOR ACTION AROSE.

Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties or limitations, so the above limitations may not apply to you.

Your Warranties

YOU HEREBY WARRANT THAT: (i) ALL INFORMATION PROVIDED BY YOU TO SHAREKNOWLEDGE IN CONNECTION WITH THE SHAREKNOWLEDGE APPLICATION AND THE SERVICES IS TRUE, ACCURATE, CORRECT, AND UP TO DATE; (ii) YOU HAVE FULL POWER AND AUTHORITY TO ENTER INTO THE TERMS OF SERVICE; (iii) YOU ARE OF LEGAL AGE TO FORM A BINDING CONTRACT WITH SHAREKNOWLEDGE; (iv) YOU WILL SEEK ALL NECESSARY GOVERNMENTAL APPROVALS REQUIRED TO EFFECTUATE THIS TERMS OF SERVICE; (v) YOU SHALL PERFORM ALL OF YOUR OBLIGATIONS UNDER THIS TERMS OF SERVICE IN ACCORDANCE WITH APPLICABLE LAWS, RULES, AND REGULATIONS; AND (vi) YOUR EDITORIAL, TEXT, GRAPHIC, AUDIOVISUAL, AND OTHER CONTENT THAT IS AVAILABLE TO USERS OF THIS WEBSITE AND THAT IS NOT PROVIDED BY SHAREKNOWLEDGE DO NOT (1) INFRINGE ANY INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS OF ANY THIRD PARTY, (2) CONSTITUTE DEFAMATION, LIBEL OR OBSCENITY, (3) RESULT IN ANY CONSUMER FRAUD, PRODUCT LIABILITY, BREACH OF CONTRACT TO WHICH YOU ARE A PARTY OR CAUSE INJURY TO ANY THIRD PARTY, (4) PROMOTE VIOLENCE OR CONTAIN HATE SPEECH, (5) VIOLATE ANY APPLICABLE LAW, STATUTE, ORDINANCE, OR REGULATIONS, OR (6) CONTAIN ADULT CONTENT OR PROMOTE ILLEGAL ACTIVITIES.

Any and all items sent, received, downloaded, or purchased from the Websites and Services may be subject to United States export controls. Thus, no product may be exported or re-exported (i) into (or to a national or resident of) Cuba, Iraq, Libya, North Korea, Iran, Syria, or any other Country to which the U.S. has embargoed goods; or (ii) to anyone on the U.S. Treasury Department's list of Specially Designated Nationals or the U.S. Commerce Department's Table of Deny Orders. By downloading or using the Websites and Services, you represent and warrant that you are not located in, under the control of, or a national or resident of any such country or on any such list.

Feedback

You may from time to time provide suggestions, comments or other feedback to ShareKnowledge with respect to any product, material, software or information provided by ShareKnowledge (hereinafter “Feedback”). You agree that all Feedback is and shall be entirely voluntary and shall not, absent separate agreement, create any confidentiality obligation for ShareKnowledge. ShareKnowledge will not disclose the source of any feedback without notice to the providing party. However, ShareKnowledge shall be free to disclose and use such Feedback as it sees fit, entirely without obligation of any kind to you. The foregoing shall not, however, affect either party’s obligations hereunder with respect to the information protected pursuant to ShareKnowledge’s Privacy Policy posted on this Websites.

Notice and Procedure for Making Claims of Copyright Infringement

It is ShareKnowledge policy to respond to notices of alleged copyright infringement that comply with applicable international intellectual property law (including, in the United States, the Digital Millennium Copyright Act). If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide ShareKnowledge Copyright Agent with the written information specified below. (Please note that this procedure is exclusively for notifying ShareKnowledge and its affiliates that your copyrighted material has been infringed.)

·         An electronic or physical signature of the copyright owner or the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest;

·         A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed upon;

·         A description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on this Websites;

·         Your address, telephone number, and e-mail address;

·         A statement by you that you have a good-faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;

·         A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf.

ShareKnowledge’s Copyright Agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement on this Websites can be reached as follows:

Name:                                

Address:

E-mail:

Unlawful or Prohibited Use

You may not use the Websites or Services for any purpose that is unlawful, prohibited by this Terms of Service, or in any way interferes or attempts to interfere with the proper working of the Websites or Services. You may not use the Websites or Services in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Websites or Services, or that interferes with any third party’s use and enjoyment of the Websites or Services. You agree that you will not use any third-party software that intercepts, "mines", or otherwise collects information from or through the Websites or Services. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available by ShareKnowledge to all users of the Websites or Services. You shall not institute, assist, or become involved in an attack upon any ShareKnowledge server or otherwise attempt to disrupt the ShareKnowledge servers. ANY ATTEMPT BY YOU TO DAMAGE SHAREKNOWLEDGE’S SERVERS OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF SHAREKNOWLEDGE IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND, SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE OR ASSISTANCE FOR SUCH AN ATTACK BE PROVIDED, SHAREKNOWLEDGE RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH USER TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

Indemnification

You hereby agree to indemnify and hold harmless ShareKnowledge, its affiliates, officers, directors, agents, and employees, from any expense, loss, claim, damage, fine, penalty or liability, including reasonable fees for attorneys and other professionals, payable under any judgment, verdict, court order or settlement, to the extent resulting from any claim, demand, action, suit, arbitration, or other proceeding initiated by any third party, including the assessment, claim or demand by a governmental agency or entity, arising out of your breach of this Terms of Service.

Privacy

ShareKnowledge respects your privacy and the use and protection of your personal information. Please see our Privacy Policy for important information and disclosures relating to the collection and use of your personal information in connection with your use of this Websites.

Linking to this Websites

Linking to this Websites is permitted provided that you comply with the following rules. You may link to the home page of this Websites or to any other page of this Websites. However, you are not allowed to use in-line linking (or hot-linking) or framing. You must not imply that ShareKnowledge endorses or sponsors the linker or its website, products or services. You must not use ShareKnowledge’s intellectual property including but not limited to trademarks, trade names, copyrights without advance written permission from ShareKnowledge. Furthermore, you agree to remove the link at any time upon ShareKnowledge’s request.

Ending Your Relationship with ShareKnowledge

This Terms of Service will continue to apply until terminated by either you or ShareKnowledge as set out above. If you want to terminate this legal agreement with ShareKnowledge (i.e. this Terms of Service), you may do so by notifying ShareKnowledge at any time in writing at privacy@shareknowledge.com. ShareKnowledge reserves the right to terminate this Terms of Service with you at its own discretion at any time, upon notice, and without any liability to ShareKnowledge whatsoever.

You are solely responsible for cancelling your User Account, which you may do by contacting ShareKnowledge at privacy@shareknowledge.com.

Assignment

ShareKnowledge may assign or delegate this Terms of Service, in whole or in part, to any person or entity at any time with or without your consent. You, however, may not assign or delegate any rights or obligations under this Terms of Service without ShareKnowledge’s prior written consent, and any unauthorized assignment and delegation by you is void and ineffective.

Service Access

If the Websites and Services are not available for any period or any time, ShareKnowledge shall not be liable. ShareKnowledge gives no warranties as to the accessibility, performance, or availability of the Websites or Services. Temporary suspension of access to the Websites and Services may occur without notice at our discretion including without limitation in the case of repair, maintenance, system failure, or for reasons beyond our control. ShareKnowledge reserves the right to suspend the operation of the Websites or Services. You agree that neither ShareKnowledge nor its third party providers will be liable to you in any way for the termination, suspension, interruption, delay of any of the services and products on this Websites.

Force Majeure

ShareKnowledge will not be liable for any nonperformance, delay, error, data loss or other loss caused by any events or conditions that are beyond the reasonable control of ShareKnowledge.

Agreement to Deal Electronically

All transactions with or through the Websites or Services may, at ShareKnowledge’s option, be conducted and executed electronically. We may keep records of any type of communication conducted via the Websites or Services. All electronic records are deemed sent when they are properly addressed to the recipient and the record enters an information processing system outside the control of the sender or the record enters a region of an information processing system under the recipient's control. All electronic records are received when the record enters an information processing system that the recipient has designated or uses for the purpose of receiving electronic records or information of the type sent, in a form capable of being processed by that system, and from which the recipient is able to retrieve the electronic record.

Injunctive Relief

You acknowledge and agree that any violation or breach of this Terms of Service may cause ShareKnowledge immediate and irreparable harm and damages. As a result, ShareKnowledge has the right to, and may in its discretion, immediately obtain preliminary injunctive relief (including, without limitation, temporary restraining orders) and seek permanent injunctive relief regarding any violation or breach of this Terms of Service. In addition to any and all other remedies available to ShareKnowledge in law or in equity, ShareKnowledge may seek specific performance of any term in this Terms of Service.

Severability

This Terms of Service will be enforced to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law. If for any reason any provision of this Terms of Service are held to be invalid or unenforceable under applicable law to any extent, then (a) such provision will be interpreted, construed or reformed to the extent reasonably required to render the same valid, enforceable and consistent with the original intent underlying such provision and (b) such invalidity or unenforceability will not affect any other provision of this Agreement.

Governing Law

This Terms of Service shall be governed by and construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia without reference to conflicts of law rules and principles. This Agreement shall not be governed by the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods, the application of which is expressly excluded.

ShareKnowledge does not bear any responsibility nor assumes any risks if by any reason a product or a service made available on this Websites breaches national law of any country. Those who access the Websites or Services do so at their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with their national laws.

Questions may be submitted at www.сompetentum.me. Please also read our Privacy Policy at https://shareknowledge.com/privacy/.

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