MathApps Terms of Use

PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING TERMS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THE MATHAPPS WEBSITE, IT’S LINKED PAGES, SUB PAGES, AND APPLICATIONS (collectively referred to herein as “MathApps” or the “Site”). BY ACCESSING OR USING THE SITE, YOU AGREE TO THE FOLLOWING TERMS. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS OF USE, YOU ARE NOT AUTHORIZED TO USE THE SITE AND YOU MUST EXIT THE SITE IMMEDIATELY. THESE TERMS OF USE ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE BY KENT STATE UNIVERSITY AND/OR ITS AGENTS (“KSU”) AT ANY TIME AT KSU’S SOLE DISCRETION. USE OF THIS SITE AFTER SUCH CHANGES ARE IMPLEMENTED SHALL CONSTITUTE YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THE CHANGES. PLEASE CONSULT THESE TERMS OF USE REGULARLY.

A. Disclaimer

THE SITE IS MADE AVAILABLE FOR INFORMATIONAL AND CONVENIENCE PURPOSES ONLY AND IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. KSU MAKES NO WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION WHATSOEVER, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, WITH RESPECT TO THE QUALITY, CONTENT, ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, CURRENCY, FREEDOM FROM COMPUTER VIRUS, SUITABILITY FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT OF PROPRIETARY RIGHTS, OF ANY OF THE SERVICES PROVIDED OR INFORMATION PUBLISHED ON THE SITE, OR ANY OF THE DESIGN, TEXT, GRAPHICS, IMAGES, PAGES, INTERFACES, LINKS, SOFTWARE, OR OTHER MATERIALS, DOCUMENTS, AND ITEMS CONTAINED IN OR DISPLAYED OR PUBLISHED ON THE SITE. YOU ARE FULLY AND SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR USE OF SUCH ITEMS AND MATERIALS AND FOR ANY RESULTS OR CONSEQUENCES OF YOUR USE. THE INFORMATION PROVIDED ON THE SITE IS COMPILED FROM A VARIETY OF SOURCES, INCLUDING FROM SOURCES BEYOND THE CONTROL OF KSU, AND IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE FROM KSU. COMMERCIAL USE OF THE SITE IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED. TO THE EXTENT YOU USE, APPLY, OR IMPLEMENT THE INFORMATION PROVIDED ON THE SITE IN YOUR OWN INFORMATION SYSTEM OR OTHER SETTING, OR OTHERWISE FOR YOUR OWN PURPOSES, YOU DO SO AT YOUR OWN RISK.

NEITHER KSU NOR ITS EMPLOYEES AND AGENTS ARE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE OR OTHER DAMAGES (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF BUSINESS, LOSS OF DATA OR LOST PROFITS), UNDER ANY CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHER THEORY ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING IN ANY WAY TO THE SITE AND/OR INFORMATION AND MATERIALS CONTAINED ON THE SITE OR ANY EXTERNAL SITE (defined below), EVEN IF KSU HAS BEEN ADVISED OF OR SHOULD HAVE KNOWN OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. YOUR SOLE REMEDY FOR DISSATISFACTION WITH THE SITE OR ANY EXTERNAL SITE IS TO STOP USING THE SITE OR EXTERNAL SITE.

B. External Sites

The Site provides links to third-party websites (“External Sites”). KSU does not recommend or endorse the content of any External Site. KSU is not responsible for the content of linked External Site and we do not make any representations or warranties regarding their content or accuracy. Your use of External Sites is at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use for such websites.

C. Intellectual Property

Service marks and trademarks contained in or displayed on the Site, and the contents of External Sites, are the property of their respective owners. The content of the Site, including the design, information, text, graphics, images, pages, interfaces, links, software, and other items and materials contained in, made available or displayed on the Site and the selection and arrangements thereof (hereinafter referred to collectively as the “Content”), is copyrighted and the property of KSU. All rights are reserved. Accordingly, except where noted in these terms of use and elsewhere on the Site, and subject to applicable law, the Content of the Site may not be copied, distributed, republished, uploaded, posted, or transmitted in any way without the prior written consent of KSU, except that permission is granted for you to view the Content and save or print Content only for your personal, noncommercial use, but not to further copy, modify, use or distribute the contents in any way without the permission of KSU. You may not remove or alter, or cause to be removed or altered, any copyright, trademark, trade name, service mark, or any other proprietary notice or legend appearing on any of the Content. Neither title nor intellectual property rights are transferred to you by access to this Site. This Site may contain some third party images and graphics that are used by permission. Site users are notified, therefore, that one should presume the need to obtain permission from the copyright holder before reproducing or otherwise using any images or graphics from the Site.

D. Copyright Infringement Claims

The Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (“DMCA”) provides recourse for copyright owners who believe that material posted on an Internet site infringes their rights under U.S. copyright law. KSU will process all notices of alleged infringement and will take appropriate action as required by the DMCA and other applicable intellectual property laws. If you believe in good faith that your work has been used on the Site in a way that infringes your copyright, please notify KSU at contact.ksumathapps@gmail.com and provide the following information:

  1. A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;
  2. Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed (or if multiple copyrighted works located on the Site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works);
  3. Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit KSU to locate the material on the Site;
  4. Information reasonably sufficient to permit KSU to contact the complaining party, such as an address, telephone number, and if available, an electronic mail address at which the complaining party may be contacted;
  5. A statement that the complaining party has a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
  6. A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

E. Governing Law; Forum

These Terms of Use will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the state of Ohio, United State of America, without regard to its conflicts of law provisions, and that any claim brought hereunder shall be brought in a court of proper jurisdiction in the state of Ohio, United States of America.

F. Waiver

Any failure by us to enforce or exercise any provisions of the Terms of Use shall not constitute a waiver of that right or provision. Our failure to act with respect to a breach by you or others does not waive our rights to act with respect to subsequent or similar breaches.

G. Termination

We reserve the right to terminate your access to and use of the Site or any portion thereof, at any time and for any reason, with or without cause. KSU shall have no liability for any such termination, following which your right to use the Site shall immediately cease.

H. Miscellaneous

If any provision of these Terms of Use is found to be unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these Terms of Use and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. These Terms of Use constitute the entire agreement between us relating to the subject matter herein and supersede any and all prior or contemporaneous written or oral agreements between us with respect to such subject matter. These Terms of Use are not assignable, transferable or sublicenseable by you except with KSU’s prior written consent. Any heading, caption or section title contained in these Terms of Use is inserted only as a matter of convenience and in no way defines or explains any section or provision hereof.

Last updated 8.19.14



MathApps Privacy Policy

The MathApps website is a service provided by Kent State University through its College of Education, Health and Human Services. We recognize the importance of privacy to site visitors and account holders.

We do not collect personally identifiable information about you on MathApps without your knowledge or action.

MathApps visitors and account holders should be aware of the following information:

What We Collect:

  1. Personally identifiable information provided to us through our account user profile form.
    • Please do not submit sensitive personally identifiable information such as social security numbers, driver's license numbers or medical or financial information through our account user profile form.
  2. Generic, Internet-user information. Such information may include:
    • Internet protocol address of the individual computer (or proxy server) making the request,
    • Type of internet browser or computer operating system you are using,
    • Date and time you accessed this site,
    • Web pages visited on this site, and
    • Internet address of the site from which you may have linked to this site.

How We Collect Information:

Personally identifiable information is collected through voluntary disclosure by you through our account log in and profile forms.

Our web site uses log files and web cookies to capture generic, Internet-user information each time a request is made to view a page within this web site.

What We Do With the Information We Collect:

Personally identifiable information you submit through your user profile is used so that we can better serve our account users and more accurately tailor the site to their interests.

All generic Internet-user information collected through server log files is used in aggregate form to analyze usage trends and statistics to help us improve our web site.

Cookies may be used when necessary to process data submitted to us online, or to facilitate ongoing Internet interaction.

You do not need to have cookies turned on in your browser to use the site; however, without cookies certain of the automated functions and features of the site will not be available to you.

Public Records:

Ohio public records law requires state agencies to disclose most documents and records, including electronic records. Therefore, information submitted through this web site may be subject to disclosure pursuant to a public records request. Please be aware that for public records, Ohio law requires us to disclose the records despite requests to keep information confidential.

Access and Dispute of Information:

Under sections 1347.08 and 1347.09 of the Ohio Revised Code, individuals have access rights to their information maintained in personal information systems. "Access rights" means you have the right, with limits, to inspect, correct, and dispute such information.

Contact

Any further questions concerning the privacy policy for MathApps should be forwarded to contact.ksumathapps@gmail.com, or through the Contact tab of MathApps.


Revised October 2014