Last Modified: June 19, 2014
If you do not agree to any of these Terms, please do not use the Service.
1. Basic Terms
The Service enables its users (“Users” or “you”) to create and share User Content including, images, comments, information, and other media. Users can share the User Content they create, as well as the User Content shared with them by other Users, using features of the Service.
We do not screen all postings and have no way of independently verifying the information given to us by a user or posted on this site. Users should always be cautious about giving personal information to strangers or posting it in a public place where such actions might be used to harm, harass or be used against them.
We reserve the right to modify, suspend, or terminate the Service or your access to the Service at any time, for any reason, and without notice or liability to you. We reserve the right to refuse access to the Service to anyone for any reason at anytime. We shall not be liable to you or any third party should we exercise such right, in whole or in part.
You understand and acknowledge that the Service is provided “AS IS.” We assume no responsibility for the creation, delivery, or deletion of User Content, or for the failure to store any User Content or settings on the Service. Accordingly, we encourage you to maintain your own backup of your content and information, subject to the functionalities and restrictions of the Service. You understand and acknowledge that temporary interruptions of the Service may occur. You also understand and acknowledge that we have no control over third party services accessible through our Service and therefore, we cannot control disruptions on, interactions with, or the performance of these other services.
2. Modification to Terms
We reserve the right to modify these Terms at any time. The date of last modification preceded these Terms. When we make modifications that we consider material, we may attempt to notify you through the Service; however, you should periodically review the most up-to-date version of the Terms, available at www.mygradpad.com/tos. Modifications are effective when posted, and your use of the Service after the effective date constitutes your acceptance of the Terms as modified.
4. Use of the Service
You are not required to register to use the Service, but full access to the Service is only available to registered users. You can register an account with MyGradPad using your email address or a Facebook. If you register using your email address, you must select a username and password. If you register using your Facebook account, you are not required to create a password, however we will create one for you. You must provide us with complete and accurate registration information and notify us if your information changes.
MyGradPad gives you a personal, non-commercial, worldwide, royalty-free, non-assignable, and non-exclusive license to use the software that is provided to you by MyGradPad as part of the Service. This license is for the sole purpose of enabling you to use and enjoy the benefits of the Service as provided by MyGradPad, in the manner permitted by these Terms.
You are responsible for safeguarding your password. You are also responsible for all activity that occurs under your MyGradPad account, whether or not such activity was authorized by you. MyGradPad will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to safeguard your password or from allowing others to use your MyGradPad account.
Notwithstanding any other rights of MyGradPad set forth herein, in appropriate circumstances we may disallow, reassign, or remove certain usernames or terminate your account, with or without prior notice, if activity on your account constitutes a violation of either these Terms or any applicable laws or regulations, or constitutes an infringement or violation of the rights of any third party.
5. Content on the Service
The Service allows you to generate and post Roommate profiles, browse other profiles, message users and schedule apartment tours. We reserve the right at all times (but will not have an obligation) to remove any User Content on the Service. MyGradPad does not claim ownership of any User Content that you post on or through the Service. In order to make the Service available to you and other users, MyGradPad needs a license from you for the User Content that you post on the Service.
We may modify or adapt your User Content in order to transmit, display, or distribute it over computer networks and in various media and/or make changes to your User Content as may be necessary to conform and adapt that User Content to any requirements or limitations of any networks, devices, services, or media.
Subject to the functionalities and restrictions of the Service, MyGradPad grants you a personal, non-commercial, non-exclusive, non-transferable, worldwide license to display, download, perform, redistribute, and view User Content, in connection with your authorized use of the Service.
MyGradPad is not responsible for User Content nor does it endorse any opinion contained in User Content. If you believe that any User Content infringes your intellectual property rights, violates restrictions in these Terms, or otherwise infringes your rights under applicable law, please contact us at email@example.com.
6. MyGradPad Rights
All right, title, and interest in and to the Service (excluding User Content provided by Users) are and will remain the exclusive property of MyGradPad. The Service is protected by copyright, trademark, and other applicable laws of the United States as well as foreign countries. MyGradPad reserves all rights not expressly granted in these Terms. You acknowledge and agree that any feedback, comments, or suggestions you may provide regarding the Service is entirely voluntary and we will be free to use such feedback, comments, or suggestions as we see fit and without any obligation to you.
7. Restrictions on Content and Use of the Service
To ensure that we provide the best service to all of our Users, you agree to use the Service in a manner consistent with the following restrictions.
You may not post User Content that:
You may not post User Content that contains commercial content including
You may not engage in the following prohibited activities while accessing or using the Service:
We reserve the right to enforce, or not enforce, these restrictions in our sole discretion, and these restrictions do not create a duty or contractual obligation for us to act in any particular manner.
8. Term and Termination
The Terms will continue to apply until terminated by either you or MyGradPad as set forth below. You may end your agreement with MyGradPad at any time for any reason by deactivating your accounts and discontinuing your use of the Service. To learn how to deactivate your account, please go here. However, your license for use of your User Content will remain in force even after your termination, as set forth in Section 5 above.
MyGradPad may suspend or terminate your access to or cease providing you with all or part of the Service at any time for any reason. For example, if we reasonably believe that (i) you violated these Terms, (ii) you create risk or possible legal exposure, or (iii) our provision of the Service to you is no longer commercially viable, we may terminate your access to the Service. In the event we elect to terminate your access to the Service, we will make reasonable efforts to notify you by the email address associated with your account or through the Service.
In all such cases, MyGradPad will make reasonable efforts to disable access to and refrain from using your User Content after termination. You acknowledge that, upon termination or deactivation of your account, and upon deletion of specific User Content, copies of your User Content and references thereto may not be immediately removed and may remain available through other Users. Although your User Content is made inaccessible to others, we may store User Content for a reasonable period following termination of your account and, as noted above, your license to us with respect to your User Content remains in force.
9. Disclaimer of Warranties +
We endeavor to provide the best service we can, but your access to and use of the Service is at your own risk. You understand and agree that the Service is provided to you on an "AS IS" and "AS AVAILABLE" basis, without express or implied warranty or condition of any kind. TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, MYGRADPAD DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
MyGradPad makes no representations or warranties of any kind with respect to the Service, and disclaims all responsibility and liability arising out of or in any way connected with the following:
The Services may contain links to third-party websites or resources. MyGradPad has not reviewed all of the links and you acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible or liable for the availability or accuracy of such websites or resources, or the content, products, or services displayed on or available from such websites or resources. Links to such websites or resources do not imply any endorsement by MyGradPad of such websites or resources or the content, products, or services available therefrom. You assume all risk arising from your use of any such websites or resources.
No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained from MyGradPad or through the Service, will create any warranty not expressly made herein.
10. Limitations of Liability
TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, MYGRADPAD SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, OR SPECIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, OR LOSS OF PROFITS OR REVENUES, WHETHER INCURRED DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, OR ANY LOSS OF DATA, USE, GOODWILL, OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES, RESULTING FROM:
IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AGGREGATE LIABILITY OF MYGRAPAD EXCEED THE GREATER OF $100, IF ANY, IN THE PAST SIX MONTHS FOR THE SERVICES GIVING RISE TO THE CLAIM.
THE LIMITATIONS OF THIS SUBSECTION SHALL APPLY TO ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, STATUTE, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), OR OTHERWISE, AND WHETHER OR NOT MYGRADPAD HAS BEEN INFORMED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF ANY SUCH DAMAGE, AND EVEN IF A REMEDY SET FORTH HEREIN IS FOUND TO HAVE FAILED OF ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE.
Upon a request by us, you agree to defend, indemnify, and hold us harmless from all liabilities, claims, and expenses, including attorney’s fees, that arise from your use or misuse of the Service. We reserve the right, at our own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will cooperate with us in asserting any available defenses.
12. Applicable Law and Jurisdiction
The laws of the State of New Jersey without regard to or application of its conflict of law provisions or your state or country of residence will govern these Terms and any action related thereto. All claims, legal proceedings, or litigation arising in connection with the Services will be brought solely in the federal or state courts where MyGradPad is located, and you consent to the jurisdiction of and venue in such courts and waive any objection as to inconvenient forum.
13. Entire Agreement
14. Waiver and Severability
The failure of MyGradPad to enforce any right or provision of these Terms will not be deemed a waiver of such right or provision. In the event that any provision of these Terms is held to be invalid or unenforceable, then that provision will be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary, and the remaining provisions of these Terms will remain in full force and effect.
15. International Use
Although the Service may be accessible worldwide, we make no representation that the Service is appropriate or available for use in locations outside New York City or the United States, and accessing the Service from territories where the contents of the Service are illegal is prohibited. If you choose to access this Service from locations outside the United States, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with applicable laws. Any offer for any product, service, or information made in connection with the Service is void where prohibited.
QUESTIONS & CONTACT
The Service is operated and provided by MyGradPad LLC. If you have any questions or comments regarding these Terms, please contact us via email or snail mail as follows:
548 Third Avenue, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10016 USA
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Effective date: June 19, 2014
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