1. Acceptance of the Terms
OpenSciEd is committed to creating classrooms where teachers can fulfill their highest aspirations and where students can achieve more than they think possible. It is for this reason that we make our publications, resources, presentations, learning tools, professional development tools, and collection of student work freely available to users.
3. Accessing the Website, Security and Privacy
We can’t guarantee that the Website will be up and running at all times. We reserve the right to suspend or restrict access to some features to users. In any case, we will not be liable if for any reason all or any part of the Website is unavailable at any time or for any period, nor for any data loss.
To access certain features of the Website you have to register by entering your email and choosing a password as part of our security procedures. You may use the Website without registration, but in order to take advantage of certain aspects, you may need to register for an account. Your account is for your sole, personal use. You may not authorize others to use your account, and you may not assign or otherwise transfer your account to any other person or entity. All registration information about you must be truthful, and you may not use any aliases or other means to mask your true identity. You are responsible for the security of your password and will be solely liable for any use or unauthorized use under such password. OpenSciEd reserves the right to terminate your account if you do not adhere to our registration requirements as outlined above.
We do not guarantee that the Website or any content provided on the Website is error free.
3. Conditions of Use
Except as expressly provided to the contrary, the Website content, including the classroom curriculum and professional learning resources created by OpenSciEd and its partners is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC BY 4.0).
Except as expressly provided to the contrary, OpenSciEd invites use of its publications, resources, presentations, learning tools, and professional development tools. You are free to download materials and share them with others, and as long as OpenSciED is given proper attribution as described by the applicable license.
4. Individual Features and Services
When using the Website, you will be subject to any additional posted guidelines or rules applicable to specific services and features that may be posted from time to time.
5. Disclaimers of Warranty, Limitations of Liability and Indemnification
Your use of the Website is at your sole risk. The service is provided “as is” and “as available”. We disclaim all warranties of any kind, express or implied, including, without limitation, the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. We are not liable for damages, direct or consequential, resulting from your use of the Website, and you agree to defend, indemnify and hold us harmless from any claims, losses, liability costs and expenses (including but not limited to attorney’s fees) arising from your violation of any third-party’s rights. You acknowledge that you have only a limited, non-exclusive, nontransferable license to use the Website. Because the Website is not error or bug free, you agree that you will use it carefully and avoid using it ways which might result in any loss of your or any third party’s property or information.
6. Severability and Waiver
7. International Access
The Website is provided from the United States and all servers that make it available reside in the United States. The laws of other countries may differ regarding the access and use of the Website. OpenSciEd makes no representations regarding the legality of the Website in any other country and it is your responsibility to ensure that your use complies with all applicable laws outside of the United States.
8. Governing Law and Jurisdiction
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
1. Acceptance of the Policy
2. What information does OpenSciEd collect?
2.1 Information you provide to us
Portions of the Website we operate requires users to register. When you register at the Website, we ask you to provide certain personal information, including but not limited to your name, email address, and organization. When you sign up for our Newsletter, we will ask you for your name and email address in order to contact you in future. We will also collect personally identifiable information from you with your consent when request further information through a contact form on the Website.
2.2 Information collected automatically
We collect data from every visitor of the Website to monitor traffic and fix bugs. For example, we collect information such as web requests, the data sent in response to such requests, the Internet Protocol address, the browser type, the browser language, and a timestamp for the request.
2.3 What choices do I have?
You are able to view, change and remove your data associated with your profile. Should you choose to delete your account, please contact us at email@example.com and we will honor your request.
3. What does OpenSciEd use my information for?
3.1 Personal Information
We use your personal information to provide you the OpenSciEd services or products or to communicate with you about the Website or OpenSciEd services or products.
3.2 Usage Information
OpenSciEd may use data to enable us to determine the frequency of users to our Website and its individual pages, so that we can improve and customize our Website and OpenSciEd products
4. Does OpenSciEd share my data?
4.1 Personal Information
OpenSciEd will not sell your personal information to any third-party organizations for any reason.
OpenSciEd will sometimes share personal information with other organizations with whom we collaborate for development and distribution of our products and services. Those partners may send you email correspondence about information and services which they think you may find interesting or helpful, using the email address you have provided. When your personal information is submitted to our partners, they will have no rights to share your personal information with any third parties, and we require them to exercise reasonable care to protect your personal information.
4.3 Other required sharing
We do not otherwise share personal information you have provided to us without your consent, unless we have a good faith belief that doing so:
§ is appropriate to carry out your request;
§ is necessary to detect, prevent or address fraud, security or technical issues;
§ is necessary to otherwise protect our property, legal rights, or that of others; or
§ is required by law or is necessary to comply with the law or legal process or is pertinent to judicial or governmental investigations or proceedings.
4.4 Usage Information
Aggregated, anonymized data is periodically transmitted to external services, such as Google Analytics (traffic analysis) and Amazon Web Services (website hosting and data storage), to help us improve the Website and service. We are not responsible for the privacy policies and/or practices of these third party services, and you are responsible for reading and understanding these third parties’ privacy policies.
Third parties may extract data such as that listed below.
§ Google Analytics: anonymous (ad serving domains, browser type, demographics, language settings, page views, time/date), pseudonymous (IP address)
§ Amazon Web Services: hosts some Website applications and stores related data
4.5 Social Networks
We also use social buttons provided by services like Twitter and Facebook. Your use of these third party services is entirely optional. We are not responsible for the privacy policies and/or practices of these third party services, and you are responsible for reading and understanding these third party services’ privacy policies.
Information that is available on this Website may include links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies and/or practices of the websites you visit through these links, and you are responsible for reading and understanding these third parties’ privacy policies.
We employ and contract with people and other entities that perform certain tasks on our behalf and who are under our control (our “Agents”). We may need to share personal information with our Agents in order to provide services to you. Unless we tell you differently, our Agents do not have any right to use personal information or other information we share with them beyond what is necessary to perform their functions. You hereby consent to our sharing of personal information with our Agents.
4.8 Business Transfers
If OpenSciEd or some or all of its assets are acquired by or otherwise transferred to another company, or if OpenSciEd goes out of business, or if OpenSciEd changes its tax-exemption status, personal information provided by the user and information concerning the user’s use of the Website may be transferred to or acquired by a third party.
5. Is information about me secure?
We intend to protect against unauthorized access of data about you that we store, including personal information. You can help protect against unauthorized access to your account and personal information by selecting and protecting your password appropriately, by limiting access to your computer and browser, and by signing off after you have finished accessing your account. OpenSciEd is not liable for unauthorized disclosures of personal information due to no fault of OpenSciEd including, but not limited to, errors in transmission and unauthorized acts of OpenSciEd and/or third parties.
6. Will OpenSciEd communicate with me?
OpenSciEd may contact you, by email or other means. For example, OpenSciEd may communicate with you about your use of the OpenSciEd products and/or website. We deliberately keep unsolicited communications with users to a minimum.
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.