DISCLAIMER—IF YOU ARE UNDER THE AGE OF 18, YOU MUST HAVE YOUR PARENT OR GUARDIAN READ THE AGREEMENT BELOW AND AGREE TO IT FOR YOU. IF YOU DO NOT MEET THIS ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENT, YOU MAY NOT USE OUR WEBSITE OR SERVICES.
Your acceptance for use of Campusknot Services is deemed as soon as you have signed up and are using the website and/or APPS. This acceptance includes the responsibility to accept actions done through your use of the Service and actions completed on behalf of all entities you may be representing using your registered account, and for any consequences thereof. If any of these entities are registered and have a separate account on the Website, it will not prejudice your conduct and use of the service, either directly or on their behalf.
You are responsible for all content, including but not limited to messages, posts, links, updates, files, videos, photos or any file formats, you post on Campusknot and must ensure its appropriateness and conform to guidelines contained in this and other documents relating to the Services. This includes the responsible use of the Services provided by Campusknot; it is deemed that you accept the Website Terms and all other Guidelines and Policies by signing up for and using the Services. This is a legally binding agreement under the laws of the United States of America and any other applicable jurisdiction.
The creation, recall and use of passwords are part of every internet user’s daily life. You are urged to create and use a “strong” password for your account; this is a necessary requirement for your use of the Website and Services. We may mention that, in the interest of ‘user ease-of-use’, the Website does not have a ‘forced’ password policy; however, we suggest that you create your password using a combination of letters (uppercase, lowercase combo), numerals and symbols. Please keep your password safe and secure as all activities carried out in your account and under your username is your responsibility and Campusknot is not liable for any damage, loss or claims arising out of such actions arising from your failure to comply with the Website Terms or other misuse of your account.
Campusknot has a ZERO TOLERANCE policy for spam and any user account found in violation will be suspended immediately. We do not spam any members, nor do we share user information with marketing companies or spammers. Campusknot may send out mails to users as part of our operational requirements to make service and administrative announcements. We may also send out promotional communication to users for the purpose of advertising our services and/or that of our partners – these mailers are low volume and would be sent out within the parameters of responsible marketing and presentation norms. All members hereby irrevocably consent to receiving such emails. In case you wish to stop receiving it please write to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Everyone on Campusknot plays a part in keeping the platform safe and respectful. We have a ZERO TOLERANCE policy for bullying, cyber-bullying, abuse, harassment, and intimidation, including any behaviour that prevents or inhibits constructive communication. We highly encourage our users to report any form of bullying, abuse, or harassment they see or experience on Campusknot (email@example.com).
Individual users can take a few proactive steps to help curb destructive communication on Campusknot. We make it easy for users to report any post, ask the creator of the group to remove the bad actor(s) from the group, or leave the group. Reported users may receive a warning or banned from posting on Campusknot. In some cases, our team may decide to delete the account of a user participating in repeat offenses. Messages can be deleted after they are sent; however, we keep a copy of the original message allowing our team to cooperate with school administration and law enforcement to identify bullying, abuse, or harassment. Although, it is impossible to monitor every conversation on Campusknot, working together helps keep communication focused on learning and engagement.
For more information, please visit: www.stopbullying.gov
All content, both publicly posted and privately transmitted, is the sole responsibility of the person who originated the content in all respects, including but not limited to appropriateness, legitimacy and ownership. By using the Services, you agree to accept, unconditionally, complete liability for any action or consequences thereof arising from your use of the Services due to the nature of the content posted by you. In addition, you agree, unconditionally, to indemnify Campusknot from any liability or cost arising due to any action or inaction by you, as indicated earlier.
We, the management at Campusknot Inc. retain the right to remove any and all content reported to be offensive or in violation of the rights of any person, organization or entity. Such action will be taken by us or our agents without any prior notice to any party involved; furthermore, any account(s) found to be in violation will be suspended, and the owners of such accounts will be banned from using our Services. Reinstatement of the content or account in question will occur only after the submission of adequate evidence and action from the responsible party confirming that there is no violation and that the charges are unsubstantiated.
You may not post any content that is pornographic, offensive to any business, person or religion, plagiarized, copied, stolen or inappropriate to the nature and objectives of the Website Services.
Campusknot is compliant with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) as it relates to online service vendors. We will remove material that we believe in good faith violates someone’s copyright. If you have any complaints or objections to material posted on the Website, Apps or Services you may contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
As part of the platform promotion and advertising activities, Campusknot may copy, reproduce or display content (duly sanitized excerpts only) from active accounts and by using these Services, you agree to allow the unconditional and appropriate use of this content by the Website. You are free to delete your account at any time, which will result in the deletion of your content stored on our servers. This is irrecoverable, and Campusknot will not be liable for any liability arising out of this whatsoever.
While we do not constantly monitor or control the content that you post online, we do conduct periodic audits and rely on user feedback to be informed about the same. Allowing the posting of your content on our website for the purposes of using our Services does not imply that we support, endorse, promote or guarantee any content or communication expressed via the Services. Our Services are intended to provide an educationally uplifting platform, and we are not to be held responsible for the practices and promotions of the users using our Services. You are urged to perform due diligence and conduct necessary checks before engaging with any other organization through the use of our Services.
All posts on a group should follow the policy guidelines as explained above. The Group Admin has the right to delete any post if required without intimation to the creator of the post. The creator of the post may challenge this decision by contacting the Campusknot technical team.
You may use the Services only if you are 18 years of age or older, as mentioned above. If you are under the age of 18, you must have your parent or guardian read the agreement and agree to it for you. Minors are only eligible to use Campusknot or related Services after consent from Parent or Guardian. We are not responsible for and/or obligated by the information provided by minors who misrepresent themselves as being of age.
You may not access, download, use or modify the content, software, products or services provided on Campusknot in violation of applicable laws of the land and any applicable regulations and practices of good use. Modification or any change is permitted only to the extent allowed by the Website application.
Under no circumstances will you or any of your appointed representatives, contractors, associates or any third-party entities appointed by you or associated with you, attempt to conduct any network scans or perform a vulnerability assessment or penetration test of the application and/or its underlying infrastructure.
We reserve the right to deny access to the Services, terminate any account(s) without assigning reasons, reset passwords, and disclose information (including content), personal or otherwise, in response to legal requests from any national or international law enforcement authorities or government, etc.
Campusknot provides users with a platform to present their own profile and associated details; those who present such retain the ownership of all their own representations. We strongly support intellectual property rights and believe that this extends to ideas and plans, in addition to content, statements, presentations and representations.
As stated previously, any notice of infringement will be treated seriously by us and will result in a takedown of the user content without prior notice until the issue is resolved. However, we also believe in dismissing frivolous claims; therefore, if you believe your IPR has been infringed upon, you may report the allegation to us along with supporting documentation proving your ownership. Any such claims must also include your full name, institution details, associated information, and contact information (phone, email, address).
Acceptance of such claims/disputes and any resultant action will be at the sole discretion of Campusknot management, at their convenience, which is not to exceed 30 working days.
The Campusknot logo may only be used online by affiliate websites and content providers solely for the purpose of providing a hyperlink to the Campusknot website. Any other use must be explicitly authorized by Campusknot management and inappropriate or unauthorized use will result in legal action. Under no circumstances can the colours or proportion of the logo be changed, and any use of such variation will be considered as unauthorized usage.
The Services or the content posted online may contain links to third-party websites or resources. We are not responsible for the content, availability or accuracy of any third- party website links provided by us. Users are responsible for the links provided by them as part of their content. Any risk arising from the action of following a link or any consequence thereof will be the responsibility of the user and in no way will Campusknot be liable for any damage resulting from these actions.
Campusknot management may review and update these Terms and other related guidance periodically as appropriate. Your continued use of the Services after such changes are made constitutes your consent to the revised Terms. If you do not wish to consent to the revised Terms, then you must immediately discontinue your use of the Services and notify us of your decision so that we can deactivate your username and password.
All matters relating to your access to and use of Campusknot shall be governed by the laws of the State of Mississippi.
Any legal action or proceeding relating to your access to or use of Campusknot shall be instituted in the courts of the State of Mississippi. You and Campusknot agree to submit to the jurisdiction of Mississippi State without regard to or the application of the law and its provisions in your state or country of residence, agreeing that the venue is proper and that you waive any statement of inconvenience of the location.
EXCEPT WHERE EXPRESSLY PROVIDED OTHERWISE BY CAMPUSKNOT, THE CAMPUSKNOT WEBSITE, SERVICES AND ALL RELATED CONTENT, MATERIALS, INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, AND PRODUCTS ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS.
CAMPUSKNOT EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
CAMPUSKNOT MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT THE SERVICES WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR THAT THEY WILL BE AVAILABLE ON AN UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE BASIS OR THAT THE QUALITY OF ANY USER CONNECTIONS, PRODUCTS, SERVICES, INFORMATION, OR OTHER MATERIAL PURCHASED, EXCHANGED OR OBTAINED BY YOU THROUGH CAMPUSKNOT WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS.
ANY USER CONTACTS, CONTENT, MATERIALS OR INFORMATION ACCESSED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF CAMPUSKNOT SERVICES IS DONE SOLELY AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK. WE MAKE NO WARRANTY OF AND DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE COMPLETENESS, ACCURACY, AVAILABILITY, TIMELINESS, SECURITY OR RELIABILITY OF THE SERVICES OR ANY CONTENT, PROVIDED BY US, BY YOU OR BY ANY PARTY.
CAMPUSKNOT SHALL HAVE NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM(S), LOSS OF DATA, OR OTHER HARM THAT RESULTS FROM THE USE OF THE SERVICES OR CONTENT. YOU ALSO AGREE THAT CAMPUSKNOT HAS NO RESPONSIBILITY OR LIABILITY FOR THE DELETION OF, OR THE FAILURE TO STORE AND TRANSMIT ANY CONTENT AND COMMUNICATIONS RETAINED / MAINTAINED BY CAMPUSKNOT.
CAMPUSKNOT RESERVES THE RIGHT TO MAKE CHANGES OR UPDATES TO THE WEBSITE, SERVICES AND TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS GOVERNING THE USE OF THE SAME AT ANY TIME WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE. YOU AGREE TO THE MODIFIED TERMS BY CONTINUING TO USE THE SERVICES AFTER THE MODIFICATIONS HAVE BEEN MADE.
TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL CAMPUSKNOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, OR ANY LOSS OF PROFITS, REVENUE, DATA OR USE, INCURRED BY YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION IN CONTRACT OR TORT, ARISING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO OR USE OF CAMPUSKNOT SERVICES.
THIS INCLUDES INTANGIBLE LOSSES ARISING FROM USE, NON-AVAILABILITY OF SERVICES, LOSS OF CONTENT BY COPYING OR OTHER MEANS, UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS, USE OR ALTERATION TO YOUR ACCOUNT, OR ANY METHOD KNOWN OR UNKNOWN THAT IS NOT IDENTIFIED IN THIS DOCUMENT.
SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY. ACCORDINGLY, SOME OF THE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
Under no circumstances will these Terms be deemed to be waived for any other rights or provisions. If any provision of these Terms is considered invalid or unenforceable due to a conflict with applicable laws, then that provision will be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary, and the other provisions will continue to be in effect.
These terms of Service were last updated as of August 5, 2019.