Conditions of Use




iSupe TERMS OF SERVICE

The following document outlines the terms of use of iSupe, iSupe Mobile, the iSupe website, and the iSupe online storefront. You can also review our Privacy policy, which outlines our practices towards handling any personal information that you may provide to us.

Before using any of the iSupe services, you are required to read, understand and agree to these terms. You may only create an account after reading and accepting these terms.

Acceptance Of Terms

The web pages available at iSupeLive.com and all linked pages ("Site"), are owned by Angelita Yu-Crowley, Ph.D. and operated by Nirodha Software, and are accessed by you under the Terms of Use described below ("Terms").

Please read these terms carefully before using the services. By accessing the site, viewing any content or using any services available on the site (as each is defined below) you are agreeing to be bound by these terms, which together with our Privacy policy, governs our relationship with you in relation to the site. If you disagree with any part of the terms then you may not access the site.

Description Of Service

The Site is an online web application which allows supervisors and supervisees from any number of disciplines to communicate in real-time via a secure internet connection ("Services"). Users retain ownership of all session information they submit to the Site ("Content"), but this Content is subject to the Terms outlined below.

Your access to and use of the Site may be interrupted from time to time as a result of equipment malfunction, updating, maintenance or repair of the Site or any other reason within or outside the control of iSupe. iSupe reserves the right to suspend or discontinue the availability of the Site and/or any Service and/or remove any Content at any time at its sole discretion with 14 days prior notice. iSupe may also impose limits on certain features and Services or restrict your access to parts of or all of the Site and the Services without notice or liability. The Site should not be used or relied upon for storage of any data.

Registration

As a condition to using Services, you are required to open an account with iSupe and select a password and username, and to provide registration information. The registration information you provide must be accurate, complete, and current at all times. Failure to do so constitutes a breach of the Terms, which may result in immediate termination of your iSupe account.

You may not use as a username the name of another person or entity or that is not lawfully available for use, a name or trade mark that is subject to any rights of another person or entity other than you without appropriate authorization, or a name that is otherwise offensive, vulgar or obscene.

You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and are solely responsible for all activities resulting from the use of your password and conducted through your iSupe account.

Services are available only to individuals who are either (i) at least 18 years old, or (ii) at least 14 years old, and who are authorized to access the Site by a parent or legal guardian. If you have authorized a minor to use the Site, you are responsible for the online conduct of such minor, and the consequences of any misuse of the Site by the minor.

The Services are for use by individuals. Once an account is created by an individual, only that individual is permitted to login and use the Services. Accounts may not be opened by universities, clinics, or other agencies for intended use by multiple individuals. Universities, clinics, and other agencies can purchase and create separate accounts for each of their inidvidual supervisors and supervisees, however. If you do not qualify for registration you are not permitted to open an account or use the Services.

Security

iSupe implements a number of industry-standard security measures to ensure the security of your communications. However, as a user of the Services, you agree to refrain from using any identifying information when discussing clients. You also promise to secure your account in the following ways:

To not to share your username and password with anyone else;
To not leave your computer unattended while logged in to the Services;
To logout from the Services immediately after you are finished using them;
To access the Services only from supported devices and web browsers, as specified on the Site; and
To send session invitation emails, session invitation links, session transcripts, session transcript emails, and session transcript links only to other session participants with iSupe accounts.

User Conduct

All Content posted or otherwise submitted to the Site is the sole responsibility of the account holder from which such Content originates and you acknowledge and agree that you, and not iSupe are entirely responsible for all Content that you post, or otherwise submit to the Site. iSupe does not control user submitted Content.

As a condition of use, you promise not to use the Services for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms, or any other purpose not reasonably intended by iSupe. By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree not to use the Services:

To abuse, harass, threaten, impersonate or intimidate any person;
To post or transmit, or cause to be posted or transmitted, any Content that is libellous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, abusive, offensive, profane, or that infringes any copyright or other right of any person;
For any purpose (including posting or viewing Content) that is not permitted under the laws of the jurisdiction where you use the Services;
To post or transmit, or cause to be posted or transmitted, any communication or solicitation designed or intended to obtain password, account, or private information from any iSupe user;
To create or transmit unwanted ‘spam' to any person or any URL
To post copyrighted Content which doesn't belong to you;
You will not use any robot, spider, scraper or other automated means to access the Site for any purpose without our express written permission. Additionally, you agree that you will not: (i) take any action that imposes, or may impose in our sole discretion an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure; (ii) interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Site or any activities conducted on the Site; or (iii) bypass any measures we may use to prevent or restrict access to the Site;
To advertise to, or solicit, any user to buy or sell any products or services, or to use any information obtained from the Services in order to contact, advertise to, solicit, or sell to any user without their prior explicit consent;
To promote or sell Content of another person
To sell or otherwise transfer your profile.
To report a suspected abuse of the Site or a breach of the Terms, please send written notice to iSupe at email: help@iSupeLive.com.

You are solely responsible for your interactions with other users of the Site. iSupe reserves the right, but has no obligation, to monitor disputes between you and other users.

Fair Usage Policy

iSupe maintains a fair usage policy to ensure stable and fast service to all users.

Excessive usage, as determined by Nirodha Software, may result in restrictions placed on your account including bandwidth throttling, storage limitations, limited access, or a requirement to upgrade if excessive usage of Services occurs for several months. Accounts that exceed limits will be notified of their usage, and restrictions may be imposed within 24 hours if usage is not corrected.

Links

The Services may provide, or third parties may provide, links to other World Wide Web sites or resources. Because iSupe has no control over such sites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that iSupe is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. You further acknowledge and agree that iSupe shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such site or resource.

Release And Indemnity

You hereby expressly and irrevocably release and forever discharge iSupe, its affiliated and associated companies, and their respective directors, officers, employees, agents, representatives, independent and dependent contractors, licensees, successors and assigns of and from any and all actions, causes of action, suits, proceedings, liability, debts, judgments, claims and demands whatsoever in law or equity which you ever had, now have, or hereafter can, shall or may have, for or by reason of, or arising directly or indirectly out of your use of the Site and the Services.

You hereby agree to indemnify and hold harmless iSupe, its affiliated and associated companies, and their respective directors, officers, employees, agents, representatives, independent and dependent contractors, licensees, successors and assigns from and against all claims, losses, expenses, damages and costs (including, but not limited to, direct, incidental, consequential, exemplary and indirect damages), and reasonable attorneys' fees, resulting from or arising out of (i) a breach of these Terms, (ii) Content posted on the Site, (iii) the use of the Services, by you or any person using your account or iSupe Username and password, or (iv) any violation of any rights of a third party.

Limitation Of Liability

In no event shall iSupe be liable under contract, tort, strict liability, negligence or other Legal theory with respect to the site, the service or any content (i) for any lost profits or Special, indirect, incidental, punitive, or consequential damages of any kind whatsoever, (ii) To provide substitute goods or services (however arising), or (iii) for any direct damages in Excess of (in the aggregate) $100.

Termination

iSupe may terminate or suspend any and all Services and/or your iSupe account immediately, without prior notice or liability, for any reason whatsoever, including without limitation if you breach the Terms. Upon termination of your account, your right to use the Services will immediately cease. If you wish to terminate your iSupe account, you may simply discontinue using the Services. All provisions of the Terms which by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity and limitations of liability.

It is your responsibility to remove all Content from your account prior to termination. Upon termination of your account iSupe will automatically remove all Content posted to your account. Accounts can be terminated by contacting help@iSupeLive.com.

Change

iSupe reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify or replace the terms at any time. If the alterations constitute a material change to the terms, iSupe will notify you by posting an announcement on the site. What constitutes a material change will be determined at iSupe's sole discretion. You shall be responsible for reviewing and becoming familiar with any such modifications. Using any service or viewing any content following notification of a material change to the terms shall constitute your acceptance of the Terms as modified.

Miscellaneous

No agency, partnership, joint venture, or employment is created as a result of the Terms and you do not have any authority of any kind to bind iSupe in any respect whatsoever. The failure of either party to exercise in any respect any right provided for herein shall not be deemed a waiver of any further rights hereunder. iSupe shall not be liable for any failure to perform its obligations hereunder where such failure results from any cause beyond iSupe's reasonable control, including, without limitation, mechanical, electronic or communications failure or degradation (including "line-noise" interference). If any provision of the Terms is found to be unenforceable or invalid, that provision shall be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary so that the Terms shall otherwise remain in full force and effect and enforceable. iSupe may transfer, assign or delegate the Terms and its rights and obligations without consent. The Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Maryland, as if made within Maryland between two residents thereof, and the parties submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of Maryland courts. Both parties agree that the Terms is the complete and exclusive statement of the mutual understanding of the parties and supersedes and cancels all previous written and oral agreements, communications and other understandings relating to the subject matter of the Terms, and that all modifications must be in a writing signed by both parties, except as otherwise provided herein.

Last updated September 14, 2012

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