Last Revised on August 15, 2014
CSO shall not be responsible, and shall have no liability whatsoever, for any incorrect or inaccurate information or content posted on the Web Site. Specifically, with respect to the Web Site, CSO assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, any communications, including those relating to any information provided by you. Under no circumstances will CSO be responsible for any loss or damage resulting from any use of the Web Site, any content, including videos, posted on the Web Site or transmitted to, or any interactions between, any users of the Web Site, whether online or offline. CSO shall not be responsible, or have any duty or obligation to, or liability for decisions or interactions resulting (directly or indirectly) from submitting any videos or information. In addition, in no event will CSO be liable to you or any other person for any damages, costs, losses or expenses, including any lost capital, lost profits or special, incidental, consequential or punitive damages arising from your use of the Web Site or participation in any activities in connection therewith.
CSO reserves the right to use a technology called “cookies.” Cookies enable CSO to enhance your user experience. You may refer to your browser instructions or help screen to learn more about how to manage cookies.
2. Intellectual Property
This Web Site, including, but not limited to, all content, text, photographs, video, audio and graphics (“Content”), are the exclusive property of CSO, its licensors, or other owners. The text materials owned by CSO and made available through the Web Site may be used, downloaded, reproduced or reprinted for your personal use, provided that the copyright notice appears in all copies. The copyright notices shall not be removed and all such materials shall be for non-commercial or personal use only and may not be modified or altered in any way. All rights in photographs, illustrations, artworks and other graphic materials are reserved to CSO and/or the copyright owners. Permission to use, download, reproduce or reprint any photograph, illustration, artwork or other graphic material must be obtained from the copyright owner prior to any use.
This Web Site features services or activities that may require you to provide certain personal information (e.g., your name, age, Email address, and/or other contact information) for registration purposes before participation may be permitted. We may also collect payment information (e.g., credit card account information) if you choose to purchase any products or services through the Web Site. All such information shall be treated as “Personal Information.” Also, whenever you access the Web Site, we may collect certain information, which may include the browser and operating system you are using, the URL or advertisement that referred you to our Web Site, and the search terms you entered into a search engine that lead you to our Web Site (“User Information”). In addition, we automatically collect your IP address or other unique identifier (“User Identifier”) for any computer, mobile phone or other device you may use to access the Web Site. A User Identifier is a number that is automatically assigned to your device used to access the Web Site or any services offered therein, and our servers identify your device by its User Identifier. CSO may use the Personal Information, User Information, and User Identifier for our business purposes.
To interact with certain features on the Web Site, you may create a public profile that is available to other internet users (“Public Profile”), through which you may provide certain information about yourself, including videos and photographs, academic interests, comment, or other content. You are solely responsible for the accuracy of such Public Profile and all such use is at your own risk. CSO shall not be responsible for any claims or liabilities arising from your creation and/or use of the Public Profile. Certain colleges, universities, scholarship providers, and other business partners of CSO may be able to view and have access to your Public Profile. However, CSO will not share such information without your consent, which may be required in order for you to create a Public Profile. At any time, you may close your account for the Public Profile.
CSO may use your Personal information and Public Profile to for various purposed related to its business and services offered through the Web Site, including: (1) facilitating your participation in activities and to provide services through the Web Site (including providing you with information and answering any questions); (2) providing you with information regarding any special offers, including from our advertisers, or other third parties; (3) processing your request for registration and verifying information provided to us; (4) CSO’s internal business purposes; and (5) other purposes which will permit CSO to improve and develop our services and Web Site.
4. Sharing Your Information
CSO will not share your Personal Information with third parties for their commercial or marketing purposes without your consent. CSO may, however, use or share non-Personal Information (e.g., user statistics and demographic information) with third parties. By using this Web Site and providing your Personal Information, you further agree as follows:
CSO may also disclose your information, including Personal Information, in response to a subpoena, when required by law, or to protect our rights. Further CSO may disclose any information in connection with any criminal investigation or to defend CSO against any claims by third parties. These disclosures may be carried out without notice to you.
5. Privacy and Children Online
CSO’s Web Site and services are not intended for or marketed to persons younger than the age of 13. Therefore, CSO will not knowingly collect or maintain any personally identifiable information from children under 13. As a result of the foregoing, CSO does not provide a mechanism to obtain parental consent. If you are a parent or guardian who has discovered that your child has submitted his or her personal information, CSO will make reasonable efforts to delete the information from its database, at your request. To request the deletion of your child’s information, please send an e-mail to email@example.com and be sure to include in your message the same member name and password that your child submitted.
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