Uptake Student Union Site Terms and Conditions

Date of Last Revision: July 17, 2017

Please read these Terms and Conditions ("Terms") before using the Student Union web site (the “Site”). The Site is owned and operated by Uptake Technologies, Inc. (“Uptake”, “Us”, or “We”)

By using, or linking to the Site, you agree to read and follow these Terms. By promising to and following these Terms, Uptake grants you limited, non-exclusive access to the Student Union App, subject to these Terms. We may add, remove, or change these Terms at any time, and if you continue to use the Site afterward, you also agree to any changes we made.

These Terms and Conditions apply only to the Student Union App web site, and not to any other website or product owned by Uptake.

2. Privacy

Your privacy is very important to us. We designed a privacy policy to tell you how we use your information. Please read it here.

3. Intellectual Property

We own the Site and any content we place on it (“Our Content”). Our Content is protected by U.S. laws such as copyright, patent, or trademark laws. You are free to use the Site for its intended use, but we do not give you any ownership rights in the Site or Our Content either now or in the future. You agree not to use Our Content – for example text, photos, videos, graphics, or our name – in any way without our permission.

4. Accounts

You can choose to create an Account (that is, a unique login for accessing Student Union) to access some features of the Site. If you decide to create an Account, we need some additional information from you for the account creation process (“Account Information”). For your Account, you promise that:

  1. You may not share your Account outside of your organization or with another person.
  2. You may not sell, exchange, or transfer an Account.
  3. You may not use multiple Accounts in order to hide any way you use the Site or to get around any limits placed on your Account.
  4. You will take appropriate steps to ensure no unauthorized party gains access to or makes use of your Account.

5. Restrictions on Use

You promise only to use the Site for the use that it was created for. You are not allowed to use the Site for any illegal purpose or in any manner that is not consistent with the Terms, Privacy Policy, or other notices. You promise not to reverse engineer, alter, decompile or otherwise attempt to create other products from the Site.

While using the Site, you cannot upload, post, share, send, or make available any message or material which:

  1. Is unlawful, harassing, hateful, libelous, slanderous, offensive, obscene, or otherwise generally objectionable (basically we expect you to be nice);
  2. is of a commercially promotional or advertising nature;
  3. contains malware, viruses, worms, or other harmful or invasive code;
  4. contains the personally identifiable information of another person without their express consent;
  5. you are not legally allowed to provide and/or share.

Also, when using the Site, you will not take any action which interferes with site stability or the ability of other uses to use the Site.

7. Submissions

You own any content or information you enter onto the Site (“Your Content”). You promise that you own or have the legal rights to provide Your Content to the Site. By entering Your Content onto this Site, you are granting Us, our affiliates, and representatives the nonexclusive, free, perpetual right to copy, and use, Your Content to provide the Site to you as described in these Terms and the Privacy Policy, including the right to create aggregated, anonymized data sets containing Your Content.

8. Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability

You agree that you are using the Site at your own risk, and that anything contained on the Site, including content, goods, or advertisements, is provided “AS IS" and “AS AVAILABLE” and that the Site makes no promises of any kind as to the Site. We cannot promise that the Site works with your equipment or that there are no mistakes on the Site. You agree that We, the Site, our affiliates, and other people & companies working for (or with) the Site cannot be responsible or liable for: (i) any injury or damages as a result of the Site in any way, or (ii) any problem or mistake or other failure in the Site caused by your equipment.

TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT ALLOWED BY LAW: UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO NEGLIGENCE, SHALL THE SITE AND ITS PARTNERS, SUPPLIERS, AND AFFILIATES AND THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS, MEMBERS, AGENTS, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES, AFFILIATES, SUCCESSORS, AND ASSIGNS BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES EVEN IF THE SITE HAS BEEN ADVISED SPECIFICALLY OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, ARISING FROM USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE OR ANY LINKS OR ITEMS ON THE SITE OR ANY PROVISION OF THE TERMS. The content of other Web sites, Sites, goods, or advertisements that may be linked to the Site are not maintained or controlled by the Site.

9. Your Representations and Warranties

To use the site, you are promising that you:

  • have the power and authority to enter into this Agreement;
  • are at least thirteen (13) years old;
  • shall not use any rights granted hereunder for any unlawful purpose; and
  • shall use the Site only as set forth in these Terms.

10. Indemnification

You agree, at your expense, to indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Site, Us, our affiliates, and representatives against any claim, suit, action or other proceeding, from and against any and all claims, damages, liabilities, costs, and expenses, arising out of or in connection with the Site, or any links on the Site, including, for example: (i) your use or someone using your computer's use of the Site; (ii) a violation of the Terms by you or anyone using your computer; (iii) a claim that any use of the Site by you or someone using your computer infringes any intellectual property right of any third party, or any right of privacy or publicity, is libelous or defamatory, or otherwise results in injury or damage to any third party; (iv) any deletions, additions, insertions or alterations to, or any unauthorized use of, the Site by you or someone using your computer; (v) any misrepresentation or breach of representation or warranty made by you contained herein; or (vi) any breach of any covenant or agreement to be performed by you hereunder. You agree to pay any and all costs, damages, and expenses, including, but not limited to, reasonable attorneys' fees and costs awarded against or otherwise incurred by or in connection with or arising from any such claim, suit, action, or proceeding attributable to any such claim. The Site reserves the right, at its own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will fully cooperate with the Site in asserting any available defense.

11. Termination

You may end these Terms at any time for any reason by stopping your use of the Site and destroying any materials you took from the Site.

We may end these Terms or suspend your access to the Site for any reason, at any time, and without any warning. We do not have to tell you beforehand if we are doing so.

The Terms will end immediately without notice from the Site if you fail to follow any of the Terms.

When the Terms end, no matter how they end, you must stop all use of the Site and destroy any materials you took from the site - including any copies you made.

12. Governing Law

These Terms will be interpreted and ruled by the laws of the United States of America and the State of Illinois, without giving effect to conflicts-of-law principles thereof. You agree to submit to the personal jurisdiction of the state and federal courts located in Chicago, Illinois with respect to any legal proceedings arising out of this agreement and give up any argument that these courts are inappropriate for any reason.

13. Miscellaneous

Even if we do not enforce any right or provision of these Terms, that does not mean we give up that right or provision.

The section titles in the Terms are used solely for the convenience of you and the Site and have no legal or contractual significance.

If any provision of the Terms is found invalid or unenforceable, that provision will be enforced to the maximum extent permissible, and the other provisions of the Terms will remain in force.

The Terms and any other terms and conditions of Site on this Site, and its successor, constitute the entire agreement between you and the Site and govern your use of the Site.