Please read the Terms of Conditions carefully before accepting them. They contain important information about your rights and obligations as well as limitations and exclusions that may apply to you. The Terms and Conditions are subject to change.
College Select reserves the right to change, suspend and/or discontinue, at any time, any aspect or feature of our website, including without limitation technology, content, hours of availability and equipment needed for access or use. We also reserve the right to change or modify the Terms and Conditions applicable to your use of our website or any part thereof, or to impose new conditions, at any time, either by emailing you notification of the new conditions and/or by publishing the modified Terms and Conditions on the relevant pages of our website. All such changes will take effect within thirty (30) days after they have been posted on our website or emailed to you. You will be deemed to have accepted any such changes by your use of our website following such time. Therefore, we encourage you to regularly review the Terms and Conditions.
You may be asked to register on or through our website to participate in or receive various services offered by College Select. The availability of these services may vary and in the future, we may add other services that may be accessed through our website. While your use of our website is subject to the Terms and Conditions, other services offered by College Select may be subject to additional terms and conditions.
Upon registration, you will select a user name and password. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your user name and password and you are responsible for all activities that occur under your user name and password, whether or not authorized by you. You agree to immediately notify College Select of any unauthorized use of your user name and password. You further agree not to adopt an inappropriate user name of any kind.
By registering on our website, you agree to provide accurate and current information about yourself as prompted by the registration pages and to maintain and promptly update your information to keep it accurate and current.
The use of College Select’s website in any way that may lead to the encouragement, procurement or carrying out of any illegal or criminal activity. The use of our website for any purpose other than your personal use in your college planning. Obtaining or attempting to obtain any materials, documents or information through any means not purposely made available through our website. Try to Penetrate or attempt to penetrate the security measures protecting our website, including without limitation by hacking, password "mining" or any other illegitimate means. Probing, scanning or testing the vulnerability or security of our website. Frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any portion of our website or to intentionally disrupt the operation or functionality of our website.
To impersonate another person, whether actual or fictitious, including without limitation impersonating any College Select employees or consultants. You will not post, disseminate, submit, transmit, host, share and/or publish material that is unlawful, harassing, defamatory, abusive, threatening, obscene, harmful, tortuous, libelous or invasive of another's privacy, or that encourages conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, violate any law, or is otherwise inappropriate. Transmit viruses, "Trojan horses," chain letters, junk mail, "spam" or bulk communications of any kind. Try to penetrate or attempt to penetrate the security measures protecting our website, including without limitation by hacking, password "mining" or an other illegitimate means. Post, disseminate, submit, transmit, host, share and/or publish advertisements or solicitations of business. Post, disseminate, submit, transmit, host, share and/or publish material that is protected by copyright, trade secret, patent, trademark and/or other proprietary rights, including without limitation privacy and publicity rights, unless you are the owner of such rights or you have written permission from the rightful owner of such rights, and you grant us a license, consent and release with respect to such material as provided in the Terms and Conditions.
Our website may allow you to post, disseminate, submit, transmit, host, share and/or publish various materials and information, including without limitation academics transcripts, videos, photographs, biographical information and other materials (collectively, "User Materials"). You are solely responsible for your User Materials and the consequences of posting, disseminating, submitting, transmitting, hosting, sharing and/or publishing such User Materials on and/or to our website.
By using our website and posting, disseminating, submitting, transmitting, hosting, sharing and/or publishing such User Materials on and/or to our website, you represent and warrant that you own the entire right, title and interest in and to such User Materials, including without limitation the copyrights therein and thereto (or you otherwise possess sufficient rights in such User Materials, through a written agreement with the owner(s) of such rights, to grant the license, consent and release herein), and that such User Materials:
You hereby grant to College Select and its agents, attorneys, representatives, predecessors, successors, affiliates, parents, subsidiaries, nominees, licensees, executors, administrators, assigns, media outlets/partners and those acting with authority of the foregoing (collectively, " College Select Parties"), a worldwide, non-exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, transferable and sub licensable right and license to use, share, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, publicly display, publicly perform, host, cache, route, transmit, store, reformat, excerpt, edit, archive, index, crawl, create algorithms based on, modify and/or trans-code such User Materials, in any and all formats and through any and all means and channels, including without limitation through streaming and downloading technologies, on the Internet, in publications and advertisements, all events and in kits distributed to the media. You further hereby irrevocably consent and allow the College Select Parties to use and share the name(s), voice(s), biographical information, appearance(s), likeness(es), features, characteristics, persona(s), form(s) and/or image(s) of, as well as any statement(s) made by or attributed to, all identifiable individual(s) depicted and/or described in such User Materials (collectively "Names and Likenesses"). You also hereby irrevocably waive as against the College Select Parties all moral rights and rights of restraint in such User Materials.
You hereby fully and completely release, forever discharge, hold harmless and agree to defend and indemnify the College Select Parties from any and all claims, liabilities demands, actions, suits, causes of action and damages (including costs, expenses and attorneys' fees), that you, or any third party, shall or may have arising out of or in connection with the use of such User Materials and/or Names and Likenesses as provided herein. The license, consent and release herein is binding upon you and your heirs, executors, administrators, successors, licensees and assigns.
You acknowledge that College Select reserves the right to display advertisements in connection such User Materials, to display such User Materials with similar materials from other users and to use such User Materials for marketing, promotional and advertising purposes. You further acknowledge that College Select has the right, in our sole discretion, to prescreen, pre-approve, refuse and/or remove from our website, without prior notice, any User Materials, including without limitation User Materials that violate the Terms and Conditions.
If you have any comments or questions regarding content or materials on our website, please contact College Select using the contact information found at the end of the Terms and Conditions. If you believe in good faith that any content or materials on our website violate your copyright, please contact us as provided in the following section of the Terms and Conditions.
College Select respects the valid intellectual property rights of others. We will respond to allegations of copyright infringement with respect to content or materials on our website, including without limitation User Materials, in accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (the "DMCA").
The DMCA provides a process for copyright owners to give notification to online service providers concerning alleged copyright infringement. When College Select receives a valid DMCA notification, we respond by removing (or disabling access to) the allegedly infringing content or materials. After removing such content or materials College Select will take reasonable steps to contact the owner of the removed content or materials so that a DMCA counter notification may be submitted. After receiving a valid counter notification, College Select generally restores the allegedly infringing content or materials, unless we receive further notice from the copyright owner that a legal action has been filed seeking a court order to restrain the alleged copyright infringer from engaging in the allegedly infringing activity.
If you are a copyright owner, or an agent of a copyright owner, and you believe that any content or materials on our website, including without limitation User Materials, violate your copyright, you may submit a notification pursuant to the DMCA by providing our DMCA agent with the following information in writing (please see 17 U.S.C. §512(c)(3) for further detail):
Information reasonably sufficient to permit College Select to contact you, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an email address; A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that you are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the allegedly infringed copyright.
For the purposes of clarification, only notices pursuant to the DMCA should be directed to College Select DMCA agent. All other questions or concerns about our website or the Terms and Conditions should be directed to College Select as set forth at the end of the Terms and Conditions.
If you believe that your User Materials have been improperly removed because they are not infringing, because you have authorization from the actual copyright owner or the owner's agent and/or because you have the right to use the User Materials under applicable law, you may send a written counter notification to College Select DMCA agent with the following information (please see 17 U.S.C. §512(g)(3) for further detail):
Your physical or electronic signature; Identification of the User Materials that have been removed or to which access has been disabled and the location(s) at which the User Materials appeared before such User Materials were removed or disabled; A statement under penalty of perjury that you have a good faith belief that such User Materials were removed or disabled as a result of mistake or misidentification of the material to be removed or disabled; Your name, address, telephone number and, if available, email address; and, A statement that you consent to the jurisdiction of Federal District Court for the judicial district in which your address is located or, if your address is outside of the United States, to the jurisdiction of the Federal District Court in Greenville South Carolina (“Clement F. Haynsworth Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse”), and that you will accept service of process from the party that provided notification to College Select of the alleged infringement.
If College Select’s DMCA agent receives a valid counter notification pursuant to the DMCA, we may send a copy of such counter notification to the original complaining party and we may inform such party that we may replace the removed or disabled content in ten (10) business days. Unless College Select’s DMCA agen receives further notice from the original complaining party that it has filed an action seeking a court order to restrain the allegedly infringing activity, we may replace or re-enable access to the allegedly infringing content or materials not less than ten (10), nor more than fourteen (14), business days after receipt of the valid counter notification.
All text, graphics, photographs, videos, user interfaces, trademarks, logos, taglines, animations, sounds, and music contained on, or comprising, our website, including without limitation the design, structure, selection, organization, compilation, display, arrangement, expression and "look and feel" of our website, and the software comprising and/or embodying the foregoing (collectively, the " College Select Content"), are owned, controlled or licensed by or to College Select and are protected under applicable intellectual property laws, including without limitation copyright, trade dress, trademark and/or patent laws. Your use of our website gives you no ownership rights in the College Select Content.
You may not, without limitation, copy, reproduce, republish, download, print, post, broadcast, record, mirror, transmit, commercially exploit, edit, communicate to the public or distribute in any way any part of our website or the College Select Content except as follows:
You may download the College Select Content to your website viewing device for the purpose of viewing it; and, You may print portions of our website and the associated College Select content for your personal informational use as long as the printed portions are not subsequently modified or altered in any way. Any use other than as permitted under the Terms and Conditions may be undertaken only with the prior written authorization of College Select.you may print portions of our website and the associated College Select Content for your personal informational use as long as the printed portions are not subsequently modified or altered in any way. Any use other than as permitted under the Terms and Conditions may be undertaken only with the prior written authorization of College Select.
College Select reserves the right to suspend, restrict and/or terminate your access to our website at any time, without notice, in our sole discretion, without limitation to any of our other rights. Further, College Select reserves the right to terminate your account if your User Materials are the subject of multiple DMCA notifications and/or you are deemed to be a repeat infringer.
College Select may offer products and services on or through our website. When you enroll for such products or service, you accept the specific agreement(s) applicable to such products or services. Your use of any such products or services is governed by the terms and conditions in the applicable agreement(s) for such products or services and, to the extent such products or services are provided through our website, the Terms and Conditions also will apply.
Our website may provide links to other websites or resources, including advertisers, over which we have no control. These links are provided solely as a convenience to you and, unless otherwise explicitly stated, should not be construed as an endorsement by College Select of the content, product or services on such websites or resources. You access and use such websites or resources, including the content, products or services thereon, solely at your own risk. We make no representations or warranties with respect to the content, ownership, or legality of any such linked websites, and you agree that College Select has no responsibility or liability for the availability of such websites or resources, or for the content, advertising, products, services or other materials available through such websites or resources.
You may not link to College Select’s website without our prior written consent.
Unless otherwise explicitly stated, College Select does not endorse or guarantee any third party products or services advertised on our website or any third parties sponsoring parts of our website. Your dealings with advertisers or other third parties found on or through our website are solely the responsibility of you and the third party. These dealings include without limitation your participation in promotions, the payment for and delivery of products and services, if any, and any terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings. You agree that College Select will have no liability with respect to any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of any dealings between you and any third party, or as a result of the presence of such third parties on our website.
The content on our website is for informational purposes only. All content and services on our website are provided by College Select on an "as is" and "as available" basis. We make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, with respect to our website or the information, content, materials, services or products included on our website. We will provide our website with reasonable skill and care substantially as described in the Terms and Conditions. However, we do not make any other promises or warranties about our website, services or websites linked to our website. You expressly agree that your use of our website is at your sole risk.
We do not warrant that our website, its servers or e-mail sent from US are free of viruses or other harmful components. While we use all reasonable efforts to correct any errors or omissions within our website as soon as practicable once they have been brought to our attention, we do not warrant that the information on our website will be free from errors or omissions. While we attempt to be as accurate as possible, WE do not warrant that descriptions or other content ON OUR WEBSITE ARE accurate, complete, reliable, current or error-free.
We do not warrant that our website will be available uninterrupted an in fully operating condition. Access to our website may be suspended temporarily and without notice in the case of system failure, maintenance or repair, or for reasons beyond our reasonable control.
In no event shall we, our affiliates, licensees, parent or subsidiaries be liable to you in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise for any losses which are not currently foreseeable by us arising out of the Terms and Conditions or your use of our website. We shall not be liable for any attempts by you to participate in the use of our website by methods, means or ways not intended by us. Our liability in tort, contract, negligence, pre-contract or other representations or otherwise arising out of or in connection with the terms and conditions shall be limited in agreement to the net payment, if any, made by you to us via our website. Some jurisdictions do not allow certain limitations of liability, so certain of the foregoing limitations may not apply to you.
The Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed under the law of the State of South Carolina, without regard to conflicts of laws rules. You agree that the courts of South Carolina shall have exclusive jurisdiction over the parties for all disputes. Venue shall lie exclusively and only in the state and federal courts in Greenville, South Carolina. Any action arising out of the Terms and Conditions must be brought within one (1) year after the cause of action has arisen.
If you cause a technical disruption of our website or any aspect of its functionality you agree to be responsible for any and all loss, costs, liabilities or expenses College Select may suffer and you agree to be liable for any attorneys' fees and costs arising from and/or related to the same. The foregoing shall be without limitation of our other venders in law or equity.
You agree to compensate, indemnify, defend, and hold harmless College Select, our officers, directors, employees, agents, business partners, affiliates, distributors, licensors and licensees for, from and against all claims, losses, expenses, damages, costs, or demands, resulting from any claim, action, investigation, demand, or proceeding arising in connection with your use of our website and any violation of the Terms and Conditions.
Each provision of the Terms and Conditions shall be construed separately and independently of each other and the invalidity of any one part shall not affect the validity of any other part.
College Select has a "No Refund" policy. All transactions associated with your annual membership subscription of $99.99 are considered final and will renew exactly one year from the date of inception unless canceled before automatically renewing. College Select will not issue partial or full refunds for those transactions or any other transactions associated within College Select.