Terms & Conditions

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Summary of Course Terms & Conditions (“Course Agreement”)

The full terms and conditions (“course agreement”) are located after the numbered list below. The numbered list below is a plain-language summary of the important points of the course agreement. Basically, the terms & conditions / course agreement says: don’t steal my work, respect me and respect other students, and know that I am not liable for anything that happens as a result of you taking the course.

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  1. By purchasing and/or participating in a course from Anthropology 4U, you agree with the course agreement below.
  2. You are not allowed to take my course materials and use them for your own purposes.
  3. You can start your course at any time, and when you finish it, you will receive a certificate.
  4. You cannot share my course materials with your friends or other people. They need to buy their own course to access the information.
  5. You cannot share your login information with anyone. Other people need to purchase their own course to have access to it.
  6. I am not liable for any decisions that you make or any consequences that occur as a result of your participation in the course.
  7. The materials, course, and website are my intellectual property and so you cannot copy them.
  8. If you post to a discussion board or similar feature of the course, I can use and display this information. For example, I may use your post in evaluating my teaching methods or present the information at a professional conference. (Note that I will remove your identity to make it anonymous).
  9. You have obligations when you participate in an Anthropology 4U course. First, you will need to register for an account and provide personal information like a username, password, name, and email address. You are responsible for keeping your username and password secure and changing your login information if you feel your information has been compromised. Second, as part of the course, you also will need to complete various activities and/or assignments, and/or take quizzes in order to complete the course successfully.
  10. The price for each course is $25.00 (US dollars) unless stated differently on the website (for example, a course may be on sale and have a different price.) The price listed on the website is the official price. You need to pay the full price to take the course–at this time there are no payment plans. Refunds are made on a limited basis–please see the details in the Course Agreement below.
  11. You agree not to harass, abuse, or threaten other students.
  12. You agree not to upload viruses to the website, or participate in spam activities while on the website.
  13. You agree not to publish obscene or inappropriate material or material that encourages hate, violence, or discrimination towards any group.
  14. Participation in the course is at your own risk. I am not liable for anything that happens as a result of your participation in the course.
  15. I may modify this agreement at any time, and I will make sure an updated agreement is posted to the website.
  16. I may need to perform maintenance or other activities on the website, so the website may not be available during that time. I am not liable for anything that results from this downtime.
  17. I can terminate the course agreement if you have violated any of the terms.
  18. As a professional Anthropologist, I will make every effort to present reliable and accurate information in each course. However, I am not liable for errors or anything that occurs as a result of your participation in the course.
  19. If you have a problem with the course, please contact me immediately by email, text, or phone. I will do my best to work things out. If we cannot work things out, then we can use arbitration. You will need to pay your own costs for arbitration.
  20. I am not liable for problems with the course due to things like acts of God, riots, acts of the military, acts of civil authorities, acts of nature, etc.

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Course Agreement

Effective Date: July 16th, 2020

THE AGREEMENT: This Course Agreement (hereinafter, “Agreement”) is made by and between Anthropology 4U / Keirsten Elizabeth Snover, hereinafter referred to as “Course Provider,” and you, further defined below, as a participant in any Anthropology 4U Course, also defined below.

All parts and sub-parts of this Agreement are specifically incorporated by reference here. This Agreement shall govern the use of all pages and screens in and on the Course (all collectively referred to as “Course”) and any services provided by or on this Course Provider through the Course (“Services”) and/or on the Course Provider’s website (“Website”).


Article 1 – DEFINITIONS:

A) The parties referred to in this Agreement shall be defined as follows:

I) Course Provider, us, we, I: Course Provider, as the creator, operator, and publisher of the Course, is responsible for providing the Course publicly. Course Provider, us, we, I, our, ours, my and other first-person pronouns will refer to the Course Provider, as well as, if applicable, all employees and affiliates of the Course Provider.

II) You, the user, the participant: You, as the participant in the course and user of the Website, will be referred to throughout this Agreement with second-person pronouns such as you, your, yours, or as user or participant.

III) Parties: Collectively, the parties to this Agreement (Course Provider and You) will be referred to as Parties.


Article 2 – ASSENT & ACCEPTANCE:

By purchasing and participating in the Course, you warrant that you have read and reviewed this Agreement and that you agree to be bound by it. If you do not agree to be bound by this Agreement, please cease your participation in the Course immediately. If you do so after purchase, you will not be entitled to any refund. Course Provider only agrees to provide the Course to you if you assent to this Agreement.

I may provide you with certain information as a result of your accessing of the Course through the Website. Such information may include, but is not limited to, documentation, data, or information developed by Anthropology 4U / Keirsten E. Snover and other materials which may assist in your participation in the Course (“Materials”). Subject to this Agreement, I grant you a non-exclusive, limited, non-transferable and revocable license to use the Materials solely in connection with your participation in the Course and your use of the Website. The Materials may not be used for any other purpose, and this license terminates upon your completion of the Course, your cessation of use of the Course or the Website, or at the termination of this Agreement.


Article 4 – COURSE TERMS:

The Course does not have a structured start date, which means you may begin it at any time.

At the completion of the Course, you will receive a certificate evidencing your participation in, and completion of, the Course.

The Course and any of its accompanying Materials may not be shared with any party. If I suspect that the Course or Materials are being shared and/or that you have shared your log-in information with any party, I reserve the right to immediately terminate your access to the Course, in my sole and exclusive discretion.

I do not offer any promises or guarantees with regard to my Course or Course Materials. You hereby acknowledge and agree:

A) You are solely and exclusively responsible for the choices that you make with regard to this Course, the Materials contained within it, or any significant changes to your business or life;

B) You are solely and exclusively responsible for your own mental health, physical health, business decisions, and any other actions or inaction you choose to take;

C) I am not liable for any result or non-result or any consequences which may come about due to your participation in the Course;

D) This Course does not constitute a therapeutic relationship or a medical one. I do not provide therapy or medical services and you are responsible for procuring these services at your own will and discretion if needed.


Article 5 – INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:

You agree that the Materials, the Course, the Website, and any other Services provided by the Course Provider are the property of the Course Provider, including all copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, patents, and other intellectual property (“Company IP”). You agree that the Company owns all right, title and interest in and to the Company IP and that you will not use the Company IP for any unlawful or infringing purpose. You agree not to reproduce or distribute the Company IP in any way, including electronically or via registration of any new trademarks, trade names, service marks or Uniform Resource Locators (URLs), without express written permission from the Company.


Article 6 – CONTENT YOU POST:

Through your participation in the Course and your use of the Website, you may be permitted to post materials to the Course pages and other parts of the Website (“User Contributions”). You hereby grant Course Provider a royalty-free, non-exclusive, worldwide license to copy, display, use, broadcast, transmit and make derivative works of User Contributions you post. The Course Provider claims no further proprietary rights in your User Contributions.

You also agree to comply with the “Acceptable Use” provision of this Agreement for all User Contributions that you post, including and especially to not violate the intellectual property rights of any third party through your User Contributions.

If you feel that any of your intellectual property rights have been infringed or otherwise violated by the posting of information or media by another of our users, please contact me and let me know.


Article 7 – YOUR OBLIGATIONS:

As a participant in the Course, you will be asked to register with Anthropology 4U. When you do so, you will choose a user identifier, which may be your email address or another term, as well as a password. You may also provide personal information, including, but not limited to, your name. You are responsible for ensuring the accuracy of this information. This identifying information will enable you to participate in the Course. You must not share such identifying information with any third party, and if you discover that your identifying information has been compromised, you agree to notify us immediately in writing. Email notification will suffice. You are responsible for maintaining the safety and security of your identifying information as well as keeping me apprised of any changes to your identifying information.

The billing information you provide me, including credit card, billing address and other payment information, is subject to the same confidentiality and accuracy requirements as the rest of your identifying information. Providing false or inaccurate information, or using the Course or the Website to further fraud or unlawful activity is grounds for immediate termination of this Agreement.

OBLIGATIONS: As a participant in the Course, you will be asked to undertake and complete the following obligations:

various quizzes, activities, and assignments


Article 8 – PAYMENT & FEES:

As noted above, the total Fees for the Course are as follows: $25.00 (US Dollars), unless stated otherwise on the website.

The entirety of the Fees are due and payable upon your registration in the Course. No payment plans or installment plans are available.

As a professional Anthropologist, I hold myself to a very high standard. I put a lot of hard work and effort into creating these online courses. However, if a course does not meet your expectations, you are eligible for a refund if, within 30 days of your purchase:

  • you have NOT accessed the course, OR
  • you only accessed less than 25% of the course content
In order to apply for a refund, please contact me as soon as possible.
 
If it has been more than 30 days since your purchase, you are not eligible for a refund. If you have accessed more than 25% of the course content, you are not eligible for a refund. If you are in one of these two situations, contact me immediately and I will be happy to offer you another course (at no additional cost to you).


Article 9 – ACCEPTABLE USE:

You agree not to use the Course or the Website for any unlawful purpose or any purpose prohibited under this clause. You agree not to use the Course or the Website in any way that could damage the Course, Website, Services, or general business of the Course Provider.

a) You further agree not to use the Course or the Website:

I) To harass, abuse, or threaten others or otherwise violate any person’s legal rights;

II) To violate any intellectual property rights of the Course Provider or any third party;

III) To upload or otherwise disseminate any computer viruses or other software that may damage the property of another;

IV) To perpetrate any fraud;

V) To engage in or create any unlawful gambling, sweepstakes, or pyramid scheme;

VI) To publish or distribute any obscene or defamatory material;

VII) To publish or distribute any material that incites violence, hate, or discrimination towards any group;

VIII) To unlawfully gather information about others.


Article 10 – NO LIABILITY:

The Course and Website are provided for informational purposes only. You acknowledge and agree that any information posted in the Course, in the Materials, or on the Website is not intended to be legal advice, medical advice, or financial advice, and no fiduciary relationship has been created between you and me. You further agree that your participation in the Course is at your own risk. I do not assume responsibility or liability for any advice or other information given in the Course, in the Materials, or on the Website.


Article 11 – REVERSE ENGINEERING & SECURITY:

You agree not to undertake any of the following actions:

a) Reverse engineer, or attempt to reverse engineer or disassemble any code or software from or on the Course or Website;

b) Violate the security of the Course or Website through any unauthorized access, circumvention of encryption or other security tools, data mining or interference to any host, user or network.


Article 12 – DATA LOSS:

I do not assume or accept responsibility for the security of your account or content. You agree that your participation in the Course or use of the Website is at your own risk.


Article 13 – INDEMNIFICATION:

You agree to defend and indemnify the Course Provider and any of our affiliates (if applicable) and hold us harmless against any and all legal claims and demands, including reasonable attorney’s fees, which may arise from or relate to your participation in the Course, your use or misuse of the Website, your breach of this Agreement, or your conduct or actions. You agree that I shall be able to select my own legal counsel and may participate in my own defense, if I wish.


Article 14 – SPAM POLICY:

You are strictly prohibited from using Course for illegal spam activities, including gathering email addresses and personal information from others or sending any mass commercial emails.


Article 15 – MODIFICATION & VARIATION:

I may, from time to time and at any time without notice to you, modify this Agreement. You agree that I have the right to modify this Agreement or revise anything contained herein. You further agree that all modifications to this Agreement are in full force and effect immediately upon posting on the Website and that modifications or variations will replace any prior version of this Agreement, unless prior versions are specifically referred to or incorporated into the latest modification or variation of this Agreement.

To the extent any part or sub-part of this Agreement is held ineffective or invalid by any court of law, you agree that the prior, effective version of this Agreement shall be considered enforceable and valid to the fullest extent.


Article 16 – ENTIRE AGREEMENT:

This Agreement constitutes the entire understanding between the Parties with respect to the Course. This Agreement supersedes and replaces all prior or contemporaneous agreements or understandings, written or oral.


Article 17 – SERVICE INTERRUPTIONS:

I may need to interrupt your access to the Course to perform maintenance or emergency services on a scheduled or unscheduled basis. You agree that your access to the Course and/or Website may be affected by unanticipated or unscheduled downtime, for any reason, but that I shall have no liability for any damage or loss caused as a result of such downtime.


Article 18 – TERM, TERMINATION & SUSPENSION:

I may terminate this Agreement with you at any time for any reason, with or without cause. I specifically reserve the right to terminate this Agreement if you violate any of the terms outlined herein, including, but not limited to, violating the intellectual property rights of me or a third party, failing to comply with applicable laws or other legal obligations, and/or publishing or distributing illegal material. You may also terminate this Agreement at any time by contacting me and requesting termination. At the termination of this Agreement, any provisions that would be expected to survive termination by their nature shall remain in full force and effect.

Please be advised that terminating this Agreement does not entitle you to a refund on any monies spent with me.


Article 19 – NO WARRANTIES:

You agree that your participation in the Course and your use of the Website is at your sole and exclusive risk and that any Services provided by me are on an “As Is” basis. I hereby expressly disclaim any and all express or implied warranties of any kind, including, but not limited to the implied warranty of fitness for a particular purpose and the implied warranty of merchantability. I make no warranties that the Course or Website will meet your needs or that the Course or Website will be uninterrupted, error-free, or secure. I also make no warranties as to the reliability or accuracy of any information in the Course or on the Website. You agree that any damage that may occur to you, through your computer system, or as a result of loss of your data from your participation in the Course or your use of the Website is your sole responsibility and that I am not liable for any such damage or loss.


Article 20 – LIMITATION ON LIABILITY:

I am not liable for any damages that may occur to you as a result of your participation in the Course or your use of the Website, to the fullest extent permitted by law, as noted above. The maximum liability of Course Provider arising from or relating to this Agreement is limited to the greater of twenty-five ($25) US Dollars or the amount you paid to me in the last one (1) month. This section applies to any and all claims by you, including, but not limited to, lost profits or revenues, consequential or punitive damages, negligence, strict liability, fraud, or torts of any kind.


Article 21 – GENERAL PROVISIONS:

A) LANGUAGE: All communications made or notices given pursuant to this Agreement shall be in the English language.

B) JURISDICTION, VENUE & CHOICE OF LAW: Through your participation in the Course and your use of the Website, you agree that the laws of Washington state (USA) shall govern any matter or dispute relating to or arising out of this Agreement, as well as any dispute of any kind that may arise between you and us, with the exception of its conflict of law provisions. In case any litigation specifically permitted under this Agreement is initiated, the Parties agree to submit to the personal jurisdiction of the state and federal courts of the following county: Spokane County, Washington (USA). The Parties agree that this choice of law, venue, and jurisdiction provision is not permissive, but rather mandatory in nature. You hereby waive the right to any objection of venue, including assertion of the doctrine of forum non conveniens or similar doctrine.

C) ARBITRATION: In case of a dispute between the Parties relating to or arising out of this Agreement, the Parties shall first attempt to resolve the dispute personally and in good faith. If these personal resolution attempts fail, the Parties shall then submit the dispute to binding arbitration. The arbitration shall be conducted in the following county: Spokane County. The arbitration shall be conducted by a single arbitrator, and such arbitrator shall have no authority to add Parties, vary the provisions of this Agreement, award punitive damages, or certify a class. The arbitrator shall be bound by applicable and governing Federal law as well as the law of the following state: Washington. Each Party shall pay their own costs and fees. Claims necessitating arbitration under this section include, but are not limited to: contract claims, tort claims, claims based on Federal and state law, and claims based on local laws, ordinances, statutes or regulations. Intellectual property claims by us will not be subject to arbitration and may, as an exception to this sub-part, be litigated. The Parties, in agreement with this sub-part of this Agreement, waive any rights they may have to a jury trial in regard to arbitral claims.

D) ASSIGNMENT: This Agreement, or the rights granted hereunder, may not be assigned, sold, leased or otherwise transferred in whole or part by you. Should this Agreement, or the rights granted hereunder, by assigned, sold, leased or otherwise transferred by Course Provider, the rights and liabilities of Course Provider will bind and inure to any assignees, administrators, successors, and executors.

E) SEVERABILITY: If any part or sub-part of this Agreement is held invalid or unenforceable by a court of law or competent arbitrator, the remaining parts and sub-parts will be enforced to the maximum extent possible. In such condition, the remainder of this Agreement shall continue in full force.

F) NO WAIVER: In the event that I fail to enforce any provision of this Agreement, this shall not constitute a waiver of any future enforcement of that provision or of any other provision. Waiver of any part or sub-part of this Agreement will not constitute a waiver of any other part or sub-part.

G) HEADINGS FOR CONVENIENCE ONLY: Headings of parts and sub-parts under this Agreement are for convenience and organization, only. Headings shall not affect the meaning of any provisions of this Agreement.

H) NO AGENCY, PARTNERSHIP OR JOINT VENTURE: No agency, partnership, or joint venture has been created between the Parties as a result of this Agreement. No Party has any authority to bind the other to third parties.

I) FORCE MAJEURE: Anthropology 4U is not liable for any failure to perform due to causes beyond our reasonable control including, but not limited to, acts of God, acts of civil authorities, acts of military authorities, riots, embargoes, acts of nature and natural disasters, and other acts which may be due to unforeseen circumstances.

J) ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS PERMITTED: Electronic communications are permitted to both Parties under this Agreement, including e-mail or fax. For any questions or concerns, please email me at the following address: info@Anthropology4U.com.

These terms & conditions (the course agreement) were created using a template on the Wonder.Legal USA website.

Terms & Conditions for Purchasing Items from Anthropology 4U

Copyright notice 

Copyright © 2019-2020 Anthropology 4U / Keirsten E. Snover. I control the copyright and other intellectual property rights in my ebooks. Subject to the license below, all these intellectual property rights are reserved.

License to use ebook(s)

Subject to your compliance with the restrictions below and the other terms of this disclaimer, I grant to you a worldwide non-exclusive non-transferable license to:

  • download a copy of the ebook(s) you have purchased
  • store and view a single copy of that ebook(s) on not more than 5 desktop or notebook computer(s)
  • store and view up a single copy of that ebook(s) on not more than 5 ebook reader(s) or similar electronic device(s)
  • print up to 5 of copies of the ebook(s) solely for your own non-commercial purpose

If you purchase/download an ebook(s) from Anthropology 4U, you agree not to:

  • publish, republish, sell, license, sub-license, rent, transfer, broadcast, distribute, or redistribute the ebook(s) or any part of the ebook(s)
  • edit, modify, adapt, or alter the ebook(s) or any part of the ebook(s)
  • use the ebook(s) or any part of the ebook(s) in any way that is unlawful or in breach of any person’s legal rights under any applicable law, or in any way that is offensive, indecent, discriminatory or otherwise objectionable
  • use the ebook(s) or any part of the ebook(s) to compete with Anthropology 4U / Keirsten E. Snover, whether directly or indirectly
  • use the ebook(s) or any part of the ebook(s) for a commercial purpose

You must retain, and must not delete, obscure, or remove, all copyright notices and other proprietary notices in the ebook(s). The rights granted to you by this disclaimer are personal to you, and you must not permit any third party to exercise these rights.

If you breach any of the terms of this disclaimer, then the license set out above will be automatically terminated upon such breach whether or not I notify you of termination. Upon the termination of the license, you will promptly and irrevocably delete from your computer systems and other electronic devices any copies of the ebook(s) in your possession or control, and will permanently destroy any paper or other copies of the ebook(s) in your possession or control.

Limited Warranties

While I endeavor to ensure that the information in the ebook(s) is correct, I do not warrant or represent its completeness or accuracy. I do not warrant or represent that the use of the ebook(s) will lead to any particular outcome or result. To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law and subject to the first paragraph of the Limitations and Exclusions of Liability below, I exclude all representations, warranties and conditions relating to this ebook(s) and the use of this ebook(s).

Limitations and Exclusions of Liability

Nothing in this disclaimer will: (i) limit or exclude my or your liability for death or personal injury resulting from negligence; (ii) limit or exclude my or your liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation; (iii) limit any of my or your liabilities in any way that is not permitted under applicable law; or (iv) exclude any of my or your liabilities that may not be excluded under applicable law. 

The limitations and exclusions of liability set out in this Section and elsewhere in this disclaimer: (i) are subject to the preceding paragraph; and (ii) govern all liabilities arising under the disclaimer or in relation to the ebook(s), including liabilities arising in contract, in tort (including negligence) and for breach of statutory duty. I will not be liable to you in respect of any losses arising out of any event or events beyond my reasonable control. I will not be liable to you in respect of any loss or corruption of any data, database or software.

Pirate copies

If you have received a copy of my ebook(s) from any source other than me, then that copy is a pirate copy. If this has happened to you, please let me know by email: info@Anthropology4U.com

Governing law

This disclaimer shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of the United States.

Refunds

There are no refunds on any of my ebooks. If you have purchased an ebook(s), but cannot download it for some reason, please contact me and I will find another way to provide you with a copy.