Lang Enterprises LLC
Lang Enterprises LLC (“Us”, “We” or “Our”) is pleased to welcome you (“You” or “Your”) to Our website (“Site”). In order to use the Site, You must accept the terms and conditions stated in the agreement below (“Agreement”).
IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO ALL OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS IN THIS AGREEMENT, YOU MAY NOT USE THE SITE.
1. Description of Site and Users.
The Site is a publicly accessible website (with certain password-protected areas) that allows registered users (“Registered User(s)”) post and/or purchase class notes and members of the general public (“Public User(s)”) to browse such class notes in a central location for potential purchase (“Services”). Registered Users and Public Users shall be collectively referred to herein as “User(s).”
2. Age Requirement.
By using this Site, You certify that You are at least 18 years of age. If you are under 13 years of age, then you are not permitted to use this Site. If You are 13 to 17 years of age, then you are permitted to use this Site, provided, however, that Your parent or legal guardian must accept the terms of this Agreement and agree to be bound by this Agreement on your behalf. If You are accepting this Agreement on behalf of someone who is 13 to 17 years of age, You understand and agree that You, as the parent or legal guardian, are fully responsible for such person’s actions, including, without limitation, all legal liability and financial obligations such person may incur.
3. Acceptance of Terms.
a. Your Acceptance of These Terms. You agree that this Agreement forms a legally binding agreement between You and Us relating to Your ability to use the Site and the Services provided therein. You agree to all of the terms and conditions set forth in this Agreement by using the Site. You agree to use the Site only for lawful purposes permitted under this Agreement and in accordance with applicable law in Your relevant jurisdiction. You may not access, use, or provide any information to the Site if You are barred or restricted from such actions under the laws of any country in which You are a citizen or resident, or from which You access the Site.
b. Additional Policies. You understand and agree that there are additional policies (“Additional Policies”) that are also part of this Agreement and that they are binding on You and Us as if they were included word for word in this Agreement. If You do not agree to all of the terms and conditions in this Agreement and in the Additional Policies, You may not use the Site.
c. Your Agreement to the Additional Policies. By using the Site, You agree to all of the terms and conditions set forth in each of the Additional Policies. The terms of such Additional Policies shall, whenever possible, be construed so as to be consistent with the terms in this Agreement. In the event of any conflict between this Agreement and any Additional Policy, the terms of the Additional Policy shall control, but only to the extent expressly provided in the Additional Policy.
ii. Acceptable Use Policy. As a condition to using the Site and Services, You agree to the terms of the Acceptable Use Policy. Your Use of the Services and Site is subject to the Acceptable Use Policy, which may be updated from time to time.
4. Site Content is for Informational Use Only.
THE CONTENT DISPLAYED ON THE SITE IS FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY. SUCH CONTENT WAS CREATED BY A VARIETY OF AUTHORS AND MAY OR MAY NOT BE CONSIDERED AUTHORED BY US. WE MAKE NO WARRANTY AS TO THE CONTENT OR THE INFORMATION CONTAINED THEREIN. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO TERMINATE YOUR USER ACCOUNT AND THIS AGREEMENT IF IT APPEAR OUR SITES OR SERVICES ARE BEING USED IN A MANNER CONTRARY TO THE ABOVE.
5. Your Right to Use the Site.
a. Access to the Site. Subject to the terms set forth in this Agreement, We grant to You a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable, and terminable license to use the Site.
b. Proprietary Rights. You acknowledge and agree that the Site contains proprietary Services and confidential information that belongs to Us or Our licensors. You agree that the Services and confidential information are protected by laws, including, but not limited to, laws relating to patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, other proprietary and intellectual property rights, unfair competition, and privacy rights and laws (collectively, “Proprietary Rights”).
c. Content. You understand and agree that all information, including, but not limited to, text, graphics, pictures, audio, video, links, addresses, data, functionality, Services, and other materials that You obtain through the Site (collectively, “Content”) is the responsibility of the persons or entities who post such Content and not Our responsibility. You understand and agree that You are entirely responsible for Your Content. We do not control all Content available through the Site nor do We have any obligation to review, refuse, or remove any Content available through the Site. You understand and agree that You may be exposed to materials and Content that You may find offensive, indecent, or objectionable, and agree that You use the Site at Your sole risk. You also understand and agree that We reserve the right (but have no obligation) to review, approve, and/or remove any Content on the Site in Our sole discretion. For additional terms and conditions governing Content (including, but not limited to, information regarding copyright disputes) please refer to Our Acceptable Use Policy.
d. No Reverse Engineering. You understand and agree that the rights granted to You are provided on the condition that You do not (and do not allow any other person to) copy, modify, create a derivative work of, reverse engineer, reverse assemble, disassemble, decompile, publicly display, retransmit, sell, lease, or transfer the Site, Services, or any part thereof, or likewise attempt to discover, copy, or re-use any source code, modify the Site in any manner or form, or use unauthorized modified versions of the Site, including (without limitation) for the purpose of building a similar or competitive product or Site or for the purpose of obtaining unauthorized access to the Site. You agree not to access the Site by any means other than the interfaces We provide to You. Except for the limited purpose authorized under this Site, You are expressly prohibited from sublicensing Your right to use the Site to any other person and prohibited from permitting any person other than You to use the Site under Your User Account.
6. Your Content.
a. Grant of License. Except as separately agreed to in writing between Us and You under a Content Submission Agreement, You retain Your rights to Your Content which you submit, post or display on or through the Services and/or Site, and by submitting, posting or displaying Your Content on or through the Services and/or Site, You grant Us a worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive, transferable, royalty-free license (with the right to sublicense) (“User Content License”) to use, copy, reproduce, process, adapt, modify, archive, publish, transmit, display, distribute, and create derivative works from Your Content in any and all media or distribution methods (now known or later developed).
b. Our Use of Your Content. You agree that the User Content License includes the right for Us to provide, promote, and improve the Services and to make Your Content and derivative works thereof which We authorize available to other companies, organizations or individuals who partner with Us for the syndication, broadcast, distribution or publication of Your Content on other media and services, subject to our terms and conditions for such Content use (“Additional Uses”). You agree that the User Content License is a perpetual and irrevocable license which survives termination of this Agreement and that We may make Additional Uses of Your Content both while this Agreement is in effect and after it is terminated for any reason. We may modify, adapt, and/or create derivative works of Your Content in order to transmit, display or distribute it over computer networks and in various media and/or make changes to Your Content as: (i) are necessary to conform and adapt Your Content to any requirements or limitations of any networks, devices, services or media; or (ii) We, in our sole discretion, so choose. You are responsible for Your use of the Services, for Your Content, and for any consequences thereof, including the use of Your Content by other Users and Our third party partners. You understand that Your Content may be syndicated, broadcast, distributed, or published by Our partners and if You do not have the right to submit Your Content for such use, it may subject You to liability. We will not be responsible or liable for any use of Your Content by Us in accordance with these Terms.
c. No Compensation. The Additional Uses may be made with no compensation paid to You with respect to Your Content.
a. User Accounts. In order to access or utilize certain aspects of the Site, You may be required to establish and maintain a valid user account (“User Account”) with Us. You may be required to create and maintain a unique username and password. You are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of information relating to your User Account.
b. Accurate Information. You agree to provide accurate, current and complete information concerning Your User Account and to use reasonable efforts to maintain and promptly update the information to keep it accurate, current, and complete. You agree that if You provide information that is intentionally inaccurate, not current or incomplete in a material way, or We have reasonable grounds to believe that such information is untrue, inaccurate, not current or complete in a material way, We have the right to suspend or terminate Your use of the Site, any portion thereof, or any products, services, or other benefits You receive from Us relating to the Site.
c. Responsibility. You understand and agree You are solely responsible for all activities that occur through Your User Account.
d. Contact with You. You understand and agree that We may retain information relating to transactions involving Us, including after termination of Your User Account. You further understand and agree that We may contact You if You “opt-in” to receive information from Us, even if Your User Account has been terminated.
8. Links and Dealings with Outside Parties.
We have no control over any links or other resources available to You via the Site. Your interaction with any third parties via the Site or outside the Site are solely between You and such parties, and are the sole responsibility of You and such third parties. We do not endorse any content, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from such resources. We do not warrant any such third party providers or any of their products or services. Any exchange of data or other interaction between You and a third party provider, and any purchase or use by You of any product or service offered by such third party provider, is solely between You and such third party provider. You agree that We will not be liable, directly or indirectly for any loss or damage of any kind or nature arising out of or related to, or incurred in reliance upon, any such interactions, links, resources or content. You understand and agree that: (i) We are not responsible or liable for any injury, loss, or damage You incur as a result of any of Your interactions; and (ii) We will not become involved in the event of a dispute between You any and any other individual, organization, or third party.
9. Modifications to the Site.
You understand and agree that We reserve the right to modify, suspend or discontinue any part or all of the Site or the Services at anytime and that We will not be liable to You (or to any other person) for doing so, even if such modifications make it more difficult or impossible for You or any other person to interact with the Site or obtain any service for which You have paid.
10. Payments and Taxes.
Our list of authorized payment sources and additional details relating to payments may be found in the Payment Policy, and you agree to the terms and conditions found in the Payment Policy. YOU ARE FULLY RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL CHARGES TO YOUR USER ACCOUNT AND PAYMENT SOURCE.
11. Access and Security.
a. Your Responsibilities. It is strongly recommended that You log out and close all windows when you conclude your sessions with the Site. You are responsible for: (i) certain aspects relating to the security of the Site, including, but not limited to Your access, user names, passwords and the facilities You utilize to interact with the Site; (ii) all of Your activities that occur through or in connection with the Site; (iii) any act or omission by You relating to access to and use of the Site; and (iv) implementing security and other policies and procedures necessary to limit access to the Site, including, but not limited to, the maintenance of the confidentiality of all usernames and passwords associated with Your Account. You agree to immediately notify Us of any attempted or actual unauthorized access or use of the Site and/or any other breaches of security. You acknowledge and agree that We will not be liable, directly or indirectly, for any acts or omissions by You. If You suspect or become aware of: (i) any loss of Your password; or (ii) any attempted or actual unauthorized access to Your accounts, You must immediately notify Us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
b. Security of Your Content. Posting Your Content via the Internet inherently poses the risk of loss and unintended disclosure and access by third parties to Your Content. We will make reasonable efforts to prevent Your Content from disclosure beyond the settings You select, but we cannot guarantee these settings will prevent Your Content from being viewed or accessed by unintended third parties and we will not be liable for such disclosures. You are responsible for backing up all of Your Content that you post on the Site, and We shall not be liable and You will not attempt to hold us liable for Your Content that is lost or unintended disclosure of Your Content while posting or transmitting Your Content using the Site or Services.
c. Transmissions and Processing of Services. You understand that the technical processing and transmission of Your electronic communications is fundamentally necessary to Your use of the Site. You expressly consent to Our interception and storage of Your electronic communications and/or Your data, including, without limitation, Your Content. You understand that Your electronic communications will involve transmission over the Internet, and over various networks, only part of which may be owned and/or operated by Us. You understand that changes to Your electronic communications may occur in order to conform and adapt such data to the technical requirements of connecting networks and devices. You understand that electronic communications may be accessed by unauthorized parties when communicated across the Internet, network communications facilities, telephone, or other electronic means. You agree that We are not responsible for any electronic communication and/or Your data which are lost, altered, intercepted or stored without authorization during the transmission of any data whatsoever across networks not owned and/or operated by Us.
You understand and agree that We have no obligation to monitor any of the Services, however, We reserve the right to remove Services and suspend any access to the Site, as We may determine in Our sole discretion. Circumstances under which We may remove or suspend any Services, portions of the Site, or Your access to the Site include, but are not limited to, violation of the terms of this Agreement (including, but not limited to, the Additional Policies), overly or unsubstantiated defamatory, inflammatory or damaging comments, abuse of the Site, virus or malware concerns, notification of possible infringement of another’s rights, privacy concerns, compliance with laws and under circumstances when We are assisting law enforcement.
13. Termination of Your Account.
a. Termination by You. You may cancel Your use of the Site at any time by providing written notice to Us in accordance with Our then-current account termination policy.
b. Termination by Us. We may cancel Your use of the Site for any of the following reasons:
- i. breaches of this Agreement or Additional Policies, including, without reservation, Sections 5 and 6 above;
- ii. requests by law enforcement, government agencies or court order;
- iii. security, technical issues or problems;
- iv. non-payment of any fees owed by You; or
- v. extended periods of inactivity.
c. Effects of Termination. You understand and agree that We will not be liable to You or any other person for any termination of Your right to use the Site. Upon termination, We may remove or delete any Content associated with You. We will have no further obligation to grant You any access to or use of the Site.
14. Your Indemnification of Us.
You will indemnify, defend, and hold Us harmless from and against all liabilities, damages, and costs (including, but not limited to, reasonable attorneys’ fees, disbursements, and all settlement costs) arising out of or related to a third party claim regarding: (i) Your infringement or misappropriation of any Proprietary Rights; (ii) any of Your acts or omissions, including, but not limited to, Your misrepresentation of any information You provide to Us; (iii) any claims arising out of or related to Your Content; (iv) Your interaction with other Users (including Public Users and Registered Users); and (v) Your use of the Site in violation of this Agreement. We reserve the right, at Your expense, to assume the defense (if applicable) and control of any matter relating to Us, and You shall provide reasonable assistance with respect to such claims. You will not settle any matter relating to Us or make any admission relating to Us without Our prior written consent.
15. Representations and Warranties.
a. Your Representations and Warranties. You represent and warrant that:
- i. All of the information You provide to Us is correct;
- ii. You have all the rights, power and authority necessary to grant the rights granted herein to Your Content;
- iii. You have all necessary right, power and authority to enter into this Agreement and to perform the acts required of You under this Agreement;
- iv. You will not harasses or causes distress or inconvenience to any person via the transmission of obscene or offensive material of any kind;
- v. You will not disrupt the normal flow of any access to, or use of, the Site or Services;
- vi. You will use the Site and Services in compliance with all laws, rules, and regulations applicable to You;
- vii. You will not use the Site or any of the Services in a manner not permitted under this Agreement or in a manner that interferes with any websites or network resources operated by Us or any third party; and
- viii. You agree to comply with all local rules regarding online conduct.
b. Disclaimer of Warranties. YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT:
- i. YOUR USE OF THE SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE SITE IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. WE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND RELATING TO THE SITE OR TO ANY INFORMATION, PRODUCTS, OR SERVICES AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, WE DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, FOR ANY PRODUCTS OR SERVICES OFFERED VIA THIS SITE;
- ii. WE MAKE NO WARRANTY THAT: (i) THE SITE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS; (ii) THE SITE WILL BE TIMELY, SECURE, ERROR-FREE OR OPERATE IN AN UNINTERRUPTED FASHION; (iii) ANYTHING AVAILABLE THROUGH OR OBTAINED FROM THE SITE (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, AUTHOR-GENERATED CONTENT) WILL BE ACCURATE, RELIABLE, OR USEFUL; AND (iv) ANY ERRORS WILL BE CORRECTED;
- iii. ANY INFORMATION, PRODUCTS, SERVICES, OR OTHER ITEMS OBTAINED VIA THE SITE ARE PROVIDED TO YOU SOLELY AT YOUR RISK AND YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY HARM TO YOU OR TO OTHERS, DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER, SYSTEMS, OR OTHERWISE, OR ANY LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM ANYTHING OBTAINED VIA ANY INTERACTIONS WITH OR THROUGH THE SITE; AND
- iv. ONLY THE LIMITATIONS WHICH ARE ALLOWED AND LAWFUL IN YOUR JURISDICTION WILL APPLY TO YOU. OUR LIABILITY WILL BE LIMITED TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT ALLOWED BY APPLICABLE LAW.
16. Limitation of Liabilities.
YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT WE (INCLUDING ALL OF OUR SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, AGENTS, EMPLOYEES AND LICENSORS) SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF GOODWILL, LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), RESULTING FROM: (i) USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE SITE; (ii) THE COST OF OBTAINING SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES; (iii) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA; (iv) STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANY USERS OF THE SITE OR ANY THIRD PARTY ON THE SITE; (v) ANY INFORMATION, PRODUCT, OR SERVICE YOU OBTAIN THROUGH THE SITE; OR (vi) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO THE SITE. OUR MAXIMUM AGGREGATE LIABILITY TO YOU ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THIS AGREEMENT IS LIMITED TO THE GREATER OF: (i) THE SUBSCRIPTION FEES YOU PAID US IN THE THREE (3) MONTH PERIOD IMMEDIATELY PRECEDING THE EVENT WHICH GAVE RISE TO THE CLAIM; OR (ii) IF YOU DID NOT PAY ANY FEES TO US, FIVE DOLLARS ($5 USD). THESE LIMITATIONS SHALL APPLY TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
17. General Terms.
a. Entire Agreement. Except for the Additional Policies, this Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between Us and You regarding the Site and supersedes any prior agreements between Us and You with respect to the Site.
b. Choice of Law. You and We agree that this Agreement will be governed by the law of the State of New York, USA, without regard to conflicts of law principles or provisions.
c. No Waiver. Our failure or Your failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of this Agreement or the Additional Policies shall not constitute a waiver of the right or provision. If any provision of this Agreement or the Additional Policies is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, then You agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties’ intentions as reflected in the provision, and that the other provisions of this Agreement and the Additional Policies remain in full force and effect.
d. Force Majeure. Performance by any party of any obligation hereunder shall be excused if and for so long as such breach or failure to perform is caused by a force majeure event, and prompt notice thereof has been given to the other party. If any party fails to perform any duty or obligation hereunder as a result of a force majeure event, such party shall be required to fulfill its obligations hereunder within a reasonable time after the force majeure event ceases to exist.
e. No Assignment By You. You agree that Your rights under this Agreement are personal to You, and that You do not have the right to assign, transfer or convey (by operation of law or otherwise) this Agreement or any right or interest under this Agreement herein in whole or in part without Our prior written consent. Any attempt to do so shall be null and void.
f. We May Assign the Agreement. You understand that We may transfer ownership or operation of all or any part of the Site to another person, and You agree that if We do so We may assign Our rights and obligations under this Agreement to another person. You will remain bound by all of the terms and conditions of this Agreement following any such assignment by Us. g. Our Right to Amend the Agreement. We have the right to update this Agreement at any time. We will endeavor to provide notice to you, however, it is your responsibility to check to see if this Agreement has been updated. You acknowledge and agree that if You use the Site following an update to this Agreement, You will automatically be bound by all of the terms in the updated Agreement as if those terms were in the original Agreement accepted by You.
h. Survival. In the event of any termination or expiration of this Agreement for any reason, all provisions of this Agreement whose meaning requires them to survive shall survive the expiration or termination of this Agreement, including, but not limited to, Sections 2, 3.c.ii, 5.b, 5.c, 5.d, 6.b, 6, 7.c, 7.d, 9, 12, 13, 15.b, 15, and 16.
i. Export Control Notice. Regardless of any disclosure made by You to Us of an ultimate destination or use of the Site or any Services, or other materials, products, goods, or services You obtain through the Site, You acknowledge and agree that such may be subject to the United States export control laws. You acknowledge Your exclusive obligation to ensure that Your obtaining and use of any Services, materials, products, goods, or services are in compliance with the United States export control laws.