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This site (store.bjupressteacherdevelopment.com) and its learning management system (bjupressteacherdevelopment.com, “service”, “product”, “BJU Press LMS”) are operated by BJU Press ("BJU Press", “Licensor”, "us", "our") and enable K-12 teachers (“teachers”, "users", "you", "your") to receive professional development courses towards continuing education. The sites (store.bjupressteacherdevelopment.com and bjupressteacherdevelopment.com) are intended for non-commercial, personal use.

BJU Press ("Licensor") grants you a nonexclusive license ("License") for the software ("Software") and documents ("Documents") contained on this electronic medium, and any derivative works created in your use of the Documents. The Software, Documents, and derivative works of the Documents are hereafter collectively referred to as the "Product." The Product is subject to protection under copyright laws and other intellectual property laws of the United States and other jurisdictions. You may

  1. use the Product on a single computer at any one time;
  2. use the Product on more than one computer provided only one copy is used at a time or provided that copies used at the same time are used by the teacher and his or her designated assistant only;
  3. use the Product on a network provided that each user accessing the Product through the network has lawfully obtained a licensed copy of the Product or is a designated assistant of a licensed user;
  4. make one copy of any pages of the Product for archival or backup purposes, except the images which are labeled as restricted and are locked;
  5. create derivative works from the Documents as part of the normal use of the Documents, except the images which are labeled as restricted and are locked.

 

The Product is the sole and exclusive property of Licensor. Other than classroom distribution, you may not reproduce, redistribute, retransmit, modify, publish, or exploit any part of the Product, or permit a third party to do any of the foregoing, without permission of Licensor. You may not sell, rent, lease, give access to, modify, alter, decompile, disassemble, translate, or reverse engineer the Product.

BJU Press Learning Management System (LMS) Terms of Service

Welcome to the BJU Press LMS. Please review these Terms of Service.

In order to be a member of the BJU Press LMS, you must read and accept all of the terms of this agreement and the privacy policy. You may not use BJU Press LMS if you do not agree to be bound by these terms of service. You must be at least 18 years of age to accept this Terms of Service agreement so that you can use the BJU Press LMS. You understand that BJU Press can change the terms of service or the privacy policy by posting changes to this Website. Your ongoing use of BJU Press LMS indicates that you accept any changes to the Terms of Service Agreement. We reserve the right to change or terminate the BJU Press LMS for any reason, and without notice, without liability to you, any other Member, or any third party.

Service and Registration:

This Service and affiliate services are provided by BJU Press. You understand and agree to the following:

  1. You must use a valid email address and create a username during the registration process.
  2. You are responsible for all uses of your account. You must keep your password confidential. We may refuse, at our sole discretion, to allow you to register a username that is trademarked, inappropriate, or impersonates another individual.
  3. You agree to let BJU Press immediately know of any unauthorized use of your account.
  4. You are 18 years or older. By registering for the BJU Press LMS, you are indicating that you have the capacity to understand these Terms of Service. BJU Press will not be held liable for any loss or damage for noncompliance.
  5. You understand and agree that BJU Press does not control, verify or endorse links, communities, forums, chat, events, or messages, unless explicitly stated. Any links that take users out of the BJU Press LMS are not under the control of BJU Press, so BJU Press is not responsible for any of the content, functions, services, or links of third party sites.
  6. When registering with the BJU Press LMS, you must provide, and maintain, accurate, current, and complete information about yourself.
  7. BJU Press reserves the right to refuse the Service to any user.
  8. CANCELLATION: You may cancel your account and Service at any time by contacting Customer Service at bjupinfo@bjupress.com.

User Behavior:

You are fully responsible for your behavior on BJU Press LMS, which includes the way that you utilize any aspect of the BJU Press LMS service.

BJU Press has the right, in its sole discretion, to determine whether content is unauthorized, offensive, harmful, illegal, or in violation of the rights of others.

  1. You are completely and solely responsible for the content you post on BJU Press LMS, which includes, but is not limited to, photos, messages, chat, personal profiles, community posts, broadcasts, blogs, events, audio and video clips. Unauthorized or illegal content includes, but is not limited to:
    1. the display of sexually explicit material
    2. the display of abusive, harmful, racially or religiously offensive or bigoted, obscene, or libelous material.
    3. the use of flaming or trolling
    4. the display of material that encourages criminal behavior that violates any local, state, national, or international law or regulation.
    5. the use of the Service for unauthorized advertising, which includes MLM/pyramid schemes, spam, chain letters, sweepstakes or contests.
    6. the transmission of viruses, worms, or Trojan horses to destroy or limit any functionality of the software or hardware of BJU Press LMS and its users.
    7. the display of information about another person without their express consent, or the posting of any copyrighted material that you do not have legal authorization to use.
  2. You agree and understand that BJU Press can delete any content that is offensive, illegal, harmful, or in violation of the rights of other.
  3. You understand and agree that you can only use the BJU Press LMS for academic use. You cannot use BJU Press LMS for any commercial or business purposes.
  4. Any member who demonstrably harasses or abuses another member will be removed from the BJU Press LMS.
  5. Other unauthorized or illegal behaviors include, but are not limited to:
    1. the display of false information about yourself or anyone else
    2. changing, in any manner at all, or reverse engineering any aspect of the BJU Press LMS. You may not attempt to derive source code from the BJU Press LMS service.
    3. the use of any search/retrieval application (e.g., robot, spider) to index any aspect of the BJU Press LMS
    4. the posting of information that implicitly or explicitly implies that it is endorsed by BJU Press LMS

Copyright Infringement:

BJU Press respects copyright and other laws. BJU Press requires all users to comply with copyright and other laws.

BJU Press does not provide you with file-sharing ability so that you can violate the copyright of third parties.

As a member of the BJU Press LMS, you agree that you must not use the BJU Press LMS to infringe the intellectual property of others in any way. The unauthorized reproduction, distribution, modification, or posting of copyrighted work is a violation of copyright law.

You are responsible for your behavior on the BJU Press LMS and for making sure that it does not violate any copyright laws. If you violate copyright laws, then you may be exposed to civil and criminal liability, including possible fines and jail time.

Privacy Policy:

Please see our Privacy Policy incorporated herein by reference.

Disclaimer of Warranties:

BJU Press and its affiliates, partners, and consultants disclaim any and all responsibility or liability for the content, completeness, accuracy, legality, reliability, or availability of information or materials displayed on BJU Press LMS. You agree that the use of the Service and anything thing that you download from BJU Press LMS site is at your sole risk, discretion, and responsibility. You will be wholly responsible for any damage to your computer system that results from your use of the Service or the downloading of information. BJU Press LMS disclaims any and all responsibility and liability for the conduct of any member. BJU Press LMS will not be held liable for any interactions you have with other individuals or organizations through the LMS. You agree that BJU Press is not responsible for any damage or loss that occurs as a result of such interactions and that BJU Press _ has no obligation to become involved in any such disputes; further, you release BJU Press from damages of any kind that arise from such disputes. BJU PRESS LMS OFFERS ALL OF ITS SERVICE ON AN "AS IS" BASIS, WITH NO WARRANTIES WHATSOEVER. BJU Press LMS EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW ALL EXPRESS, IMPLIED, AND STATUTORY WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT OF PROPRIETARY RIGHTS.

Indemnity:

You agree, at your expense, to indemnify, defend and hold BJU Press harmless from and against any loss, cost, damages, liability and/or expense arising out of or relating to (a) third party claims, actions or allegations of infringement based on information, data or content you submitted in connection with the service, (b) any fraud or manipulation, or other breach of this agreement by you, or (c) third party claims, actions or allegations brought against BJU Press arising out of your use of the service or software.

Limitation of Liability:

In no event, situation, or circumstance will BJU Press be liable to you or any third party for any indirect, incidental, special or exemplary, or consequential damages arising or resulting from your use of BJU Press LMS, whether or not BJU Press has been advised of the possibility of such damages. This includes, but is not limited to damages from uploaded or downloaded third party content, and damages from the interruption or termination of BJU Press LMS services. Some jurisdictions do not allow the limitation of exclusion of limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitations and exclusions may not apply to you. In no event, situation, or circumstance will BJU Press be liable to you for an amount exceeding five hundred dollars ($500.00).

Termination:

BJU Press can refuse membership to anyone at its sole discretion. In addition, BJU Press LMS can terminate the membership and delete any related information of any member at any time for any reason. If BJU Press terminates your membership, then you can no longer use the BJU Press LMS service or the services of any of its affiliates.

Other Terms:

This Terms of Service Agreement is governed in all respects by the laws of the State of South Carolina, USA. In the event of any dispute related to this Agreement, the parties will attempt resolution pursuant to biblical principles utilizing negotiation and mediation. If this is unsuccessful for any reason, disputes arising hereunder shall be submitted to state or federal courts in Greenville, South Carolina, and you agree to and consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of such courts.

If any aspect of this agreement is deemed invalid, then the remaining provisions shall still be enforced.

You may not assign or transfer this Agreement or any of your rights or obligations hereunder, and any attempt to the contrary is void.

BJU Press is not responsible for any delay or failure in performance resulting directly or indirectly from causes beyond BJU Press's reasonable control.

Any correspondence about this Agreement will be sent to you via the email that you provided during registration.

International Use:

If you are not a resident of the United States of America, then you agree to follow all applicable laws and local rules regarding the transmission of data from the United States or the country in which you live.

We hope that you enjoy your use of BJU Press LMS. These Terms of Service are necessary and allow us to offer this Service to you – our valued user. Official correspondence must be sent through postal mail to:

BJU Press Customer Service
1700 Wade Hampton, Blvd.
Greenville, SC 29614

This Terms of Service represents the complete, entire, and exclusive understanding and agreement between you and BJU Press LMS. It supersedes all prior, written or oral, understandings or agreements. You understand and agree that you have read these Terms of Service and that amendments can be posted to this Terms of Service. You agree and understand that your continued use of the Service represents your consent to such amended terms.