Terms of Use

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING OR ACCESSING ANY PAGES IN THIS WEBSITE. BY ACCESSING THIS WEBSITE YOU ARE INDICATING YOUR ACKNOWLEDGMENT AND ACCEPTANCE OF THESE TERMS OF USE.

This website is owned and operated by Welcome to College, LLC. and its subsidiaries and affiliates (collectively “Welcome to College,” “we,” or “us”). Questions concerning this website or its operation should be directed to the contact points set forth at the end of these terms of use. Use of the website is offered to you conditioned on your acceptance without modification of all terms, conditions, and notices contained or referenced herein (the “Terms of Use”). Use of this website is restricted to persons over 13 years of age. Your use of the website and services constitutes your agreement to all Terms of Use; if you do not agree to these terms, do not use the website. You agree to familiarize yourself with the Terms of Use and to abide by them if and when you use the website. Welcome to College is free to revise these Terms of Use at any time by updating this posting, and your use after such change signifies your acceptance of the changed terms. Please check these terms of use periodically for changes.

THIRD PARTY WEBSITES

This website may provide you with links to other websites on the Internet (“Linked Sites”). The Linked Sites are not under Welcome to College’s control, and Welcome to College is not responsible for the contents of any Linked Sites, including without limitation the accuracy, copyright compliance, legality or decency of the Linked Sites or any links contained therein. These links are provided for your convenience, and do not imply endorsement of the Linked Sites by Welcome to College or any association with the operators of the Linked Sites.

PROPRIETARY RIGHTS

You acknowledge and agree that the materials contained in this website are protected by copyright, trademark and other proprietary rights and laws. You may temporarily download or save to your disk or hard drive one copy of materials found on this website for your personal use only, provided such copies you make of this material must include any copyright, trademark or other proprietary notice located on the website which pertains to the copied material. Except for the use expressly authorized, you agree not to sell, transfer, license, modify, copy, reproduce, distribute, transmit, display, perform, publish, or create derivative works from such materials. You agree not to systematically retrieve data or other content from this website for the purpose of creating a collection, compilation, database, or directory without Welcome to College’s written permission. All rights not expressly granted herein are reserved. Downloading of any information, content or images from this website does not transfer any right or ownership of such information, content or images to you, and such information, content or images may be used solely in accordance with the these Terms of Use. You may not mirror or archive any part of this website or any material contained on this website on any server or computer without Welcome to College’s written permission.

PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND SOFTWARE

Downloading software from this website does not give you title to such software, including any files, data and images incorporated in or associated with the software. Your use of any such software shall be only in accordance with the license agreement that is included with the software or presented upon download of such software. Software available on this website is copyrighted by Welcome to College or its owner. Software may not be copied, redistributed or placed on any server for further distribution. You may not sell, modify, decompile, disassemble, or otherwise reverse engineer the software.

A description to a product, service or publication on this website (including any description or reference via hyperlink) does not imply endorsement by Welcome to College of that product, service or publication. Products and software offered through this website shall be warranted, if at all, through the written license or warranty provided in connection with such product or software.

NO UNLAWFUL OR PROHIBITED USE

You agree not to use the website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by the Terms of Use. You may not use the website in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair this website or interfere with any other party’s use of this website or services. You may not seek by any means to obtain any materials or information through the website not intentionally made available to you through the website.

SUBMISSIONS

You hereby grant to Welcome to College the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, non-exclusive right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform, and display all content, remarks, suggestions, ideas, graphics, reviews or comments, or other information communicated to Welcome to College through this website (together, the "Submission"), and to incorporate any Submission in other works in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed. Welcome to College will not be required to treat any Submission as confidential, and may use any Submission in its business (including without limitation, for products or advertising) without incurring any liability for royalties or any other consideration of any kind, and will not incur any liability as a result of any similarities that may appear in future Welcome to College operations.

LEGAL AGE

This website is not intended for children under the age of 13. By using this website, you affirm that you are at least 13 years of age, and are fully able and competent to enter into the terms, conditions, obligations, affirmations, representations, and warranties set forth in the Terms and agree to comply with the Terms. If you are under 13, please do not provide submissions or otherwise use this website.

SECURITY

To access certain features of this website, you must create a user profile and provide certain personal information about yourself.  Any user names and/or passwords used for this website are for individual use only. You will be responsible for the security of your user name and/or password (if any). Welcome to College will be entitled to monitor your password and, at its discretion, require you to change it. If you use a password that Welcome to College considers insecure, Welcome to College will be entitled to require the password to be changed and/or terminate your account.

You agree to provide true, accurate, current and complete information on this website for use in any program or service in which you participate through this website. If you provide to Welcome to College any information that is false, inaccurate, out of date, or incomplete, or Welcome to College has reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is false, inaccurate, out of date, or incomplete, Welcome to College may suspend or terminate your access to this website and the services thereof, and may refuse any and all current or future use of the services.

You are prohibited from using any services or facilities provided in connection with this website to compromise security or tamper with system resources and/or accounts. The use or distribution of tools designed for compromising security (e.g., password guessing programs, cracking tools or network probing tools) is strictly prohibited. If you become involved in any violation of system security, Welcome to College reserves the right to release your details to system administrators at other websites in order to assist them in resolving security incidents. Welcome to College reserves the right to investigate suspected violations of these Terms of Use.

USER’S LIMITED ACCESS

The website may contain communication services such as bulletin boards, chat rooms, news groups, communities, personal web pages, group calendars, electronic mail postings, and other public forums. You agree to post messages only if they are relevant to the intended subject matter of the forum.

You agree that you will not:

Welcome to College is not obligated to monitor the communications contained on the website. However, Welcome to College may, at its sole discretion edit, decline to post, or remove any information or materials or any portion thereof.

NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES

Welcome to College makes no representations or warranties that this website if free of defects, viruses or other harmful components. Welcome to College shall not be responsible for any damages or loss that may result from the hacking or infiltration of this website or Welcome to College’s computer systems. YOU HAVE THE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY FOR ADEQUATE PROTECTION AND BACKUP OF DATA AND/OR EQUIPMENT USED IN CONNECTION WITH THIS WEBSITE AND YOU AGREE TO HOLD WELCOME TO COLLEGE HARMLESS FROM, AND YOU COVENANT NOT TO SUE WELCOME TO COLLEGE FOR, ANY CLAIMS BASED ON THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE, INCLUDING CLAIMS FOR LOST DATA, WORK DELAYS OR LOST PROFITS RESULTING FROM USE OF MATERIALS OR CONTENT FROM THIS WEBSITE. The pages on this website may contain technical inaccuracies, outdated information and typographical errors. ACCESS TO THIS WEBSITE IS PROVIDED FREE OF CHARGE AS A COURTESY. HOWEVER, ALL MATERIALS, INFORMATION, SOFTWARE PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES INCLUDED IN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE.” WELCOME TO COLLEGE DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NONINFRINGEMENT. WELCOME TO COLLEGE MAKES NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS CONCERNING THE SUITABILITY, RELIABILITY, AVAILABILITY, TIMELINESS, OR ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES CONTAINED IN OR OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE FOR ANY PURPOSE. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT PERMIT THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES; THESE EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL WELCOME TO COLLEGE OR ITS SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, LICENSORS, SERVICE PROVIDERS, CONTENT PROVIDERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OFFICERS, AND DIRECTORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES WHATSOEVER THAT MAY RESULT FROM THE USE OF OR THE INABILITY TO USE THIS WEBSITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES ARISING FROM MISTAKES, OMISSIONS, INTERRUPTIONS, DETERIORATION OR CORRUPTION OF FILES, DELETION OR CORRUPTION OF EMAIL, ERRORS, LOSS OF DATA, LOSS OF PROFITS, DEFECTS, VIRUSES, AND/OR DELAYS. THIS LIMITATION APPLIES WHETHER THE ALLEGED LIABILITY IS BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF WELCOME TO COLLEGE HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT PERMIT THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTIAL DAMAGES; WELCOME TO COLLEGE’S LIABILITY IN SUCH JURISDICTIONS SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

If you are dissatisfied with any portion of the website or the associated services, your sole remedy is to cease using them.

INDEMNITY

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Welcome to College and its employees, agents, directors, officers and shareholders, from and against all liabilities, claims, damages, and expenses (including without limitation reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs) arising out of your use of this website, your breach of this agreement, or your infringement of the intellectual property rights of third parties.

TERMINATION

Welcome to College reserves the right to terminate your access to the website or to any or all of its services at any time without notice for any reason whatsoever.

You may terminate your access to this website by closing your account and discontinuing use of this Site, as well as providing Welcome to College with a notice of termination.  Review [lh1] our privacy policy for information about what happens to your account information once it is terminated. 

TRADEMARKS AND COPYRIGHTS

Trademarks, service marks, and logos appearing in this website are the property of Welcome to College or the party that provided the trademarks, service marks, and logos to Welcome to College. Welcome to College and any party that provided trademarks, service marks, and logos to Welcome to College retain all rights with respect to any of their respective trademarks, service marks, and logos appearing in this website. All content on this website whether provided by Welcome to College or through links to Linked Sites is the copyrighted work of Welcome to College and/or the owner(s) of the Linked Sites. Except as stated herein, none of the contents of the website may be copied, reproduced, distributed, republished, downloaded, displayed, posted or transmitted in any form or by any means, including, but not limited to, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without the prior express written permission of Welcome to College or the owner(s) of the Linked Sites.

NOTICE AND PROCEDURE FOR MAKING CLAIMS OF COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT

Pursuant to Title 17, United States Code, Section 512(c)(2), notifications of claimed copyright infringement should be sent to our Designated Agent.

PROCEDURE FOR COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT CLAIMS

In accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), Welcome to College has designated an agent to receive notice of unauthorized online use of copyrighted materials. If you believe that your copyrighted work is being infringed, please notify our copyright agent specified below.

E-mail may be sent to: justin@welcometocollege.com

Mail may be sent to:

Name: Welcome to College, Inc.
Attn: Justin Bayer
Address: 643 Magazine St., Suite 206, New Orleans, LA 70130

Please notify us in writing and include all of the following:

Nothing on this website shall be construed as conferring any license under any intellectual property right, including any right in the nature of trademark or copyright, of Welcome to College or any third party, whether by estoppel, implication, or otherwise. All trademarks and trade names are the property of their respective owners. Except as otherwise noted, Welcome to College is the owner of all trademarks and service marks on this website, whether registered or not.

PRIVACY

Please see our Privacy Policy for information regarding the collection and use of personal information from this website. Despite any representations concerning privacy, Welcome to College reserves the right to disclose without notice to you any information in its possession if required to do so by law or upon a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with the law, to protect or defend our rights or property, or to respond to an emergency situation. Specific areas or pages of this website may include additional or different terms relating to the use of personal information collected from such areas or pages.

This Agreement shall be given effect to the fullest extent permissible by law. In case any one or more of the provisions contained in this agreement shall for any reason be held to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable in any respect, such invalidity, illegality, or unenforceability shall not affect any other provisions hereof, and this agreement shall be construed to give maximum legal effect to the intent expressed herein. This agreement is governed by, and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Louisiana, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law. You hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the courts of the State of Louisiana or, if appropriate, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana for the resolution of all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of this website and the associated services. Welcome to College may assign this agreement, in whole or in part, at any time. This agreement coupled with the Welcome to College Privacy Policy constitutes the entire agreement between Welcome to College and the user with respect to this website, and these agreements supersede all prior or contemporaneous communications, proposals, and agreements, whether electronic, oral, or written, between Welcome to College and the user with respect to the website. As such, these terms of use represent the entire understanding relating to the use of this website and prevail over any prior or contemporaneous, conflicting or additional communications.

Welcome to College’s performance of this Agreement is subject to existing laws and legal process. Nothing contained in this Agreement is in derogation of Welcome to College’s right to comply with governmental, court and law enforcement requests relating to your use of the website, or information collected by Welcome to College in connection with such use.

Any unauthorized access, modification or change of any information, or any interference with the availability of or access to this website is strictly prohibited. Welcome to College reserves all legal rights and remedies available to it and this disclaimer shall in no way be deemed a limitation or waiver of any other rights Welcome to College may have.

Specific areas or pages of this website may include additional or different terms relating to the use of this website. In the event of a conflict between such terms and these terms of use such specific terms shall control.

All rights not expressly granted herein are reserved exclusively and entirely to Welcome to College.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Questions about these Terms of Use should be directed to:

Contact Name: Welcome to College, LLC
Attn: Terms of Use Inquiry
Address: 643 Magazine St. Suite 206, New Orleans, LA 70130

Email:justin@welcometocollege.com

Questions about our products should not be directed to this address and will not be replied to.

Please use this contact information only for legal and privacy policy matters. For all other inquiries, refer to the Contact Us section of our home page.

This document was last revised on 08/18/2010.

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