Terms and Conditions
ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS THROUGH USE
By using this site, you (“User”) signify your agreement to these terms and conditions. If you do not agree to this Agreement please do not use this site.
Please check this Agreement periodically for changes as the owner of this site The Acton School of Business reserves the right to revise this Agreement and your continued use of this site following the posting of any changes to the Agreement constitutes acceptance of such changes. Acton reserves the right to terminate a User’s use of this site at any time without notice and may do so for any breach of this Agreement or the instructions on this site by User. This Agreement applies to licensors and advertisers as well.
YOU MUST BE OVER 18 TO AGREE TO THIS AGREEMENT AND USE THIS SITE
This Agreement must be completed, understood and agreed to by a person over 18. If a parent or guardian wishes to permit a person under 18, and under his or her supervision, to use this site, he or she should email Acton with his or her explicit permission and acceptance of full legal responsibility for the minor to do so. If you are not yet 18 or are accessing this site from any country where material on this site is prohibited or illegal, please leave now as you do not have permission to access this site.
LICENSE TO USE THIS SITE
Upon your agreement to this Agreement, Acton hereby grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable limited license to use this site in strict accordance with the terms and conditions in this Agreement and as permitted via instructions on this site. You agree not to make any false or fraudulent statements in your use of or to gain access to this site. You acknowledge and agree that all content and services available on this site are property of Acton and its advertisers and licensors and are protected by copyrights, moral rights, trademarks, service marks, patents, trade secrets, and other proprietary rights and laws, in the U.S. and internationally. All rights not expressly granted herein are fully reserved by Acton, its advertisers and licensors.
Except as may be explicitly permitted through this site, you agree not to save, download, cut and paste, sell, license, rent, lease, modify, distribute, copy, reproduce, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, publish, adapt, edit, or create derivative works from materials, code or content on or from this site. Systematic retrieval of data or other content from this site to create or compile, directly or indirectly, a collection, compilation, database or directory without written permission from The Acton School of Business is prohibited. In addition, use of the content or materials for any purpose not expressly permitted in this Agreement is prohibited.
You agree that you shall not try to reverse engineer, reverse assemble, reverse compile, decompile, disassemble, translate or otherwise alter any executable code, contents or materials on or received via this site. You understand that such actions are likely to subject you to serious civil and criminal legal penalties and that Acton shall pursue such penalties to the full extent of the law to protect its rights and the rights of its other licensors.
Accessing this site, and services, products or contents available on this site, except as expressly allowed through instructions and truthful statements by the User in regard to use of this site, from places outside the U.S. or where their contents are illegal, is prohibited. Those who choose to access this site from other locations do so knowingly on their own initiative and voluntarily at their own risk and are responsible for compliance with local laws.
You agree that you shall comply with all applicable export and import control laws and regulations in your use of this site, or materials or services received through this site, and, in particular, you shall not export or re-export anything on or received through this site in violation of local or foreign export laws and/or without all required U.S. and foreign government licenses.
USER’S LICENSE GRANT TO SITE
Except with regard to personal information, all information which you post on this site or communicate to Acton through this site (collectively “Submissions”) shall forever be the property of The Acton School of Business. You agree to the Site Submission Rules found below as part of this Agreement if provided on the site by Acton. The Acton School of Business shall not treat any submission as confidential and shall not incur any liability as a result of any similarities that may appear in future Company services or products. Without limitation, Acton shall have exclusive ownership of all present and future existing rights to any Submission of every kind and nature everywhere. You acknowledge that you are fully responsible for the message, including its legality, reliability, appropriateness, originality and copyright. You hereby represent and warrant that your Submission does not infringe the rights of any third party.
Acton’s, licensors’ or other third party materials, services or products referenced on this site are common law or registered trade marks or service marks of such parties.
THIRD PARTY SITES
You may be transferred to third party sites through links or frames from this site. You are cautioned to read such sites’ Terms and Conditions and/or Privacy Policies before using such sites in order to be aware of the terms and conditions of your use of such sites. These other sites are not under the control of The Acton School of Business, are not monitored or reviewed by Acton, and Acton is not aware of the contents of such sites. You acknowledge that Acton is not responsible for the accuracy, copyright compliance, legality, decency, or any other aspect of the contents or any transmissions received through such sites. The inclusion of such a link or frame does not imply endorsement of this site by Acton, its advertisers or licensors, any association with its operators and is provided solely for your convenience. You agree that Acton and its licensors have no liability whatsoever from such third party sites and your usage of them.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL THE ACTON SCHOOL OF BUSINESS, ADVERTISERS AND/OR ITS LICENSORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM, OR ARISE OUT OF THE USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THIS SITE, THE INFORMATION CONTAINED ON OR RECEIVED THROUGH USE OF THIS SITE, OR ANY SERVICES OR PRODUCTS RECEIVED THROUGH THIS SITE. THIS LIMITATION APPLIES WHETHER THE ALLEGED LIABILITY IS BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY, OR ANY OTHER BASIS, EVEN IF ACTON, ADVERTISERS AND/OR ITS LICENSORS HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE. BECAUSE SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, ACTON, ADVERTISERS AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE LICENSORS’ LIABILITY IN SUCH JURISDICTIONS SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW OF YOUR JURISDICTION.
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless The Acton School of Business, its advertisers, licensors, subsidiaries and other affiliated companies, and their employees, contractors, officers, agents and directors from all liabilities, claims, and expenses, including attorney’s fees, that arise from your use of this site, or any services, information or products from this site, or any violation of this Agreement. Acton reserves the right, at it own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you shall cooperate with Acton in asserting any available defenses.
Company may suspend or terminate this Agreement or User’s use immediately upon receipt of any notice which alleges that User has used this site for any purpose that violates any local, state, federal or law of other nations, including but not limited to the posting of information that may violate third party rights, that may defame a third party, that may be obscene or pornographic, that may harass or assault others, that may violate hacking or other criminal regulations, etc. of its agents, officers, directors, contractors or employees. In such event, Company may disclose the User’s identity and contact information, if requested by a government or law enforcement body or as a result of a subpoena or other legal action, and Company shall not be liable for damages or results thereof and User agrees not to bring any action or claim against Company for such disclosure.
CHOICE OF LAW AND FORUM
This site (excluding third party linked sites) is controlled by The Acton School of Business from its offices within the State of Texas, U.S. of America. It can be accessed from all 50 states as well as from other countries around the world to the extent permitted by site. As each of these places has laws that may differ from Texas, by accessing this site, both you and Acton agree that the statues and laws of Texas shall apply to any actions or claims arising out of or in relation to this Agreement or your use of this site, without regard to conflicts of laws principles thereof. You and Acton also agree and hereby submit to the filing of any claim only in the exclusive personal jurisdiction and venue of Texas and any legal proceedings shall be conducted in English. Acton makes no representation that materials on this site are appropriate or available for use in other locations, and accessing them from territories where their contents are illegal is prohibited. This Agreement shall not be governed by the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the Sale of Goods.