BizShare Disclaimer (Terms of Use)

 

BizShare Disclaimer

BizShare provides its member with access to the Online Services area of its website.  By access BizShare Online Services and interacting with them Users are confirming that they have read, understood and agreed to comply with the Terms of Use described below.

BizShare does not necessarily agree with or endorse the opinions and views expressed by its Users in its discussion forum.

BizShare is a project operated by SchoolShare.


 

BizShare Online Services - Terms of Use

Thank you for using the BizShare Web site (hereinafter referred to as the Site). For both your protection and ours, all members of BizShare or otherwise who use the Site will have been deemed to have read and agreed to the following Terms of Use.  BizShare reserves the right to change or discontinue any aspect or feature of the Site, including, but not limited to, access, and equipment needed for access or use, at any time.  Your continued use of the Site means that you acknowledge our Terms of Use and agree to abide by them at all times.  As these Terms of Use may be revised at any time, please check for updates regularly.  Please note that you will be referred to as 'User' within this Agreement.

 

General Rules

You agree and continue to agree to use our Site in a manner consistent with all applicable laws and regulations and in accordance with our Terms of Use as described.

 

Rules of conduct for using the discussion forums and other interactive areas

BizShare expects Users to engage in respectful conduct at all times.  Behaviours that violate our standards and guidelines for use will not be tolerated.

By continuing to use our Site, you are agreeing that you will not post any of the following material on any of our discussion forums or other interactive posting areas found at (or in) the Site:

 

1.   Advertising

2.   Material that personally identifies a child or a student

3.   Material that is untrue, defames, harasses, or threatens others

4.   Statements that are bigoted, hateful, or ethnically or racially offensive

5.   Material that advocates illegal activity or discusses illegal activities with the intent to commit them

6.   Unauthorized copyrighted material (including, but not limited to, text, sound, or graphic files)

7.   Material that contains vulgar, obscene, pornographic, or indecent language or images.

 

Statements or postings that violate the above or that we believe should not be posted will be removed upon discovery from BizShare Online Services.  Furthermore, such User will be responsible for all damages arising from such posting.

 

Downloading of Intellectual Property

The Site contains BizShare copyrighted material including, but not limited to, text, software, photos, video, graphics, music, and sound.  The entire contents of the Site are copyrighted as a collective work/compilation.  No User may modify, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale, create derivative works, or in any way exploit, any of the content, in whole or in part.  Users may download copyright material from the ShareSpace area for the Users personal non-commercial use only.

Except as otherwise expressly permitted under copyright law, no copying, redistribution, retransmission, publication or commercial exploitation of downloaded material will be permitted without the express written permission of BizShare (or the copyright owner(s) if other than or in addition to BizShare).  In the event of any permitted copying, redistribution or publication of copyrighted material, no changes in or deletion of author attribution, copyright or other proprietary notice shall be made.  User acknowledges that he/she does not acquire any ownership rights by downloading copyrighted material.

Provided that no profit accrues, permission to access and reproduce a BizShare copyright resource is granted to:

 

  1. An educational institute which was a member of BizShare during the year in which the copyright resource was uploaded to the Site provided that all copies are for the exclusive use of that institution.
  1. The purchaser of a BizShare copyright resource provided that all copies are for the exclusive use within that institution.

Uploading of Intellectual Property

Users shall not make available for shared use within the BizFreeb area of the Site any material protected by copyright, trademark, or other proprietary right, without the express written permission of the owner of the copyright, trademark, or other proprietary right, and the burden of determining that any material is not protected by copyright rests with the User.  The User shall be solely liable for any damage resulting from any infringement of copyrights, proprietary rights, or any other harm resulting from such a submission.  By submitting material to for use on the Site the User automatically grants that the owner of such material has expressly granted BizShare the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate and distribute such material (in whole or in part) worldwide and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media or technology now known or hereafter developed for the full term of any copyright that may exist in such material.  The User also permits any other Registered members of BizShare Online Services to access, view, store or reproduce the material for that user's personal use.  The User hereby grants BizShare the right to edit, copy, publish and distribute any material made available on the Site by the User.

 

Disclaimer of Warranties

Access to the Site is provided on an "as is" basis without warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including without limitation warranties of title, non-infringement, or implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.  BizShare does not claim that information is complete or accurate, that the Site will be uninterrupted or error free or that any information is free of rogue programming.

Limitation of Damages

Under no circumstances, including negligence, shall BizShare be deemed liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, punitive or consequential damages that may result from the use or inability to use the Site, including without limitation use of or reliance on information available on the Site, interruptions, errors, defects, omissions, deletions, delays in operation or transmission, non-delivery of information, disclosure of communications, or any other failure of performance.

 

Release and Indemnity

The User hereby releases and waives all claims and/or liability against BizShare arising from or in connection with the use of the Site.  The User also agrees to defend, indemnify and hold harmless BizShare from and against any and all claims or liability, including costs and legal fees, arising from or in connection with your use of the Site.

 

PRIVACY POLICY

BizShare cares about protecting your online privacy and has established the following Privacy Policy.

 

Who are We?

BizShare is a not for profit-making initiative which caters for the needs of the Business education community.  BizShare is part of SchoolShare the primary objective of which is 'to enhance the quality of learning and teaching in schools'.  SchoolShare can be contacted at:  Katali House, 2 Rosemount Place, Hillside, Montrose, Angus, DD10 9HP:  Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

How We Use Your Information

We do not monitor where you go in our Site, nor do we provide such information to third parties.  We do not provide third parties with any information about you, unless authorized by you.  In order to access the Online Services area, you must be a member of BizShare.

Due to the cost involved in maintaining these services it is with regret that access is restricted to members only.