Acceptance of TermsHigher Admission, Inc. (“Higher Admission,” “we,” “us,” or “our”) provides users with an online college information and communications platform, as well as related services that can be accessed from or through this website (collectively, the “Service”). Please carefully read these Terms of Service before using the Service. By accessing or using the Service, including this website, you accept and agree to be bound by these Terms of Service (“Terms of Service”) and all applicable laws, rules, and regulations associated with your use of the Service. If you do not agree to the Terms of Service, you are not authorized to use this website or the Service. These Terms of Service also apply to any co-branded or framed version of this website.
Proper UseYou are authorized by Higher Admission to access and use the Service, including the information on this website, solely for your personal, non-commercial use provided that you are at least 13 years of age. The information and materials displayed on this website may not otherwise be copied, transmitted, displayed, distributed, downloaded, licensed, modified, published, posted, reproduced, used, sold, transmitted, used to create a derivative work, or otherwise used for commercial or public purposes without Higher Admission’s express prior written consent. Any use of data mining, robots or similar data gathering or extraction tools or processes in connection with this website, and any reproduction or circumvention of the navigational structure or presentation of this website or its content, is strictly prohibited. You agree not to use the Service, including this website, for any unlawful purpose. In order to access certain features of this website you may be required to register. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and account and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your password or account. You agree to immediately notify Higher Admission in writing of any unauthorized use of your password or account or any other breach of security, and to exit from your account at the end of each session. Higher Admission is not liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this section. You agree not to modify the Service or use modified versions of the Service (except if modified by Higher Admission), including for the purpose of obtaining unauthorized access to the Service. You agree not to access the Service by any means other than through the interface that is provided by Higher Admission for use in accessing the Service.
ServicesAll information provided on this website is for informational purposes only. Information displayed through the Service related to any prospective college is based on available data relevant to the college and does not reflect a college's price for an actual financial aid award consistent with your preferences. Neither the accuracy of information provided on this website, nor the quality or value of a prospective college is guaranteed or controlled by Higher Admission, and Higher Admission assumes no responsibility for the foregoing. You agree that any reliance on the information on this website is at your own risk. We do invite you to bring to our attention any material on our website that you believe to be inaccurate; please forward a copy of such material and your reasons for your belief to firstname.lastname@example.org. Higher Admission is solely a research and communications platform. Higher Admission is not a college or agent for colleges, nor a provider of, or broker or agent for, other education-related products or services offered by third parties. The Service is currently free to students but we reserve the right to charge for the Service or certain services in the future. Higher Admission may receive a fee from the participating colleges or third-party service providers in connection with the Service. Your Higher Admission profile does not take the place of any college entrance application, nor does it guarantee your admittance to any college. Higher Admission does not make any guarantees, representations, or promises that the Service will assist you in getting admitted into college or receiving scholarships or financial aid from colleges.
Refusal of Service; Termination; SuspensionYou agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, trade, resell or exploit for any commercial purposes, any portion or use of, or access to, the Service. The Company reserves the right in its sole discretion to refuse, suspend, or terminate the Service to anyone at any time without notice for any reason.
WarrantyThe Company does not represent that the Service is reliable, accurate, complete, or otherwise valid. THE SERVICE IS PROVIDED "AS IS" WITH NO WARRANTY OF ANY KIND AND YOU USE THE SERVICE AT YOUR OWN RISK. HIGHER ADMISSION EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, REGARDING THE SERVICE, INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL HIGHER ADMISSION BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH USE OF THE SERVICE WHETHER OR NOT YOU HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL HIGHER ADMISSION BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY AMOUNT FOR SERVICES RENDERED PURSUANT TO THIS AGREEMENT.
IndemnificationYou will indemnify, defend and hold harmless Higher Admission and its subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, officers, directors, employees, and agents (collectively, “Higher Admission Entities”) from all claims, whether actual or alleged (collectively, “Claims”), that arise out of or in connection with a breach of these Terms of Service, use of the Service, including any content you submit, post, transmit, modify or otherwise make available through the Service, and/or any violation of law and/or the rights of any third party. You are solely responsible for defending any Claim against a Higher Admission Entity, subject to such Higher Admission Entity’s right to participate with counsel of its own choosing, at its own expense, and for payment of all judgments, settlements, damages, losses, liabilities, costs, and expenses, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, resulting from all Claims against a Higher Admission Entity, provided that you will not agree to any settlement that imposes any obligation or liability on a Higher Admission Entity without its prior express written consent.
Trademark Information and Intellectual PropertyYou agree that all of Higher Admission’s trademarks, trade names, service marks, logos, brand features, and product and Service names are trademarks and the property of Higher Admission, and that you will not display or use any of the foregoing without Higher Admission's prior written approval in each instance. You agree that the Service contains proprietary information protected by applicable intellectual property and other laws in favor of Higher Admission. You further agree that content and information presented to you through the Service is protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents and/or other proprietary rights and laws.
Copyright or Intellectual PropertyHigher Admission respects the intellectual property of others. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, or your intellectual property rights have been violated, please provide us with the following information:
- a physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright or other intellectual property right
- a description of the copyrighted work or other intellectual property that you claim has been infringed or violated
- a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on our website; your address, telephone number, and email address
- a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright or intellectual property owner, its agent, or the law; and
- a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright or intellectual property owner or authorized to act on the copyright or intellectual property owner's behalf.
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