We (the team at Can Studios) run a hosted elearning authoring tool platform called AdaptAuthoringTool.com and would love for you to use it. AdaptAuthoringTool.com offers a free trial and paid plans for ongoing use. Our service is designed to give you as much control and ownership over what goes into your content as possible and encourage you to express yourself freely. However, be responsible in what you publish. In particular, make sure that none of the prohibited items (like spam, viruses, or serious threats of violence) appear in your content.
(Note: we’ve decided to make these Terms of Service based on document shared under a Creative Commons Sharealike license by Automattic Inc, which means you’re more than welcome to repurpose it for your own use. Just make sure to replace references to us with ones to you. If you don’t mind Automattic Inc would appreciate a link to WordPress.com somewhere on your website.)
Terms of Service:
Our Services are not directed to children younger than 13, and access and use of our Services is only offered to users 13 years of age or older. If you are under 13 years old, please do not register to use our Services. Any person who registers as a user or provides their personal information to our Services represents that they are 13 years of age or older.
Some of our Services require a AdaptAuthoringTool.com account. You agree to provide us with complete and accurate information when you register for an account. You will be solely responsible and liable for any activity that occurs under your username. You are responsible for keeping your password secure.
2. Responsibility of Visitors.
Can Studios has not reviewed, and cannot review, all of the material, including computer software, posted to our Services, and cannot therefore be responsible for that material’s content, use or effects. By operating our Services, Can Studios does not represent or imply that it endorses the material there posted, or that it believes such material to be accurate, useful, or non-harmful. You are responsible for taking precautions as necessary to protect yourself and your computer systems from viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and other harmful or destructive content. Our Services may contain content that is offensive, indecent, or otherwise objectionable, as well as content containing technical inaccuracies, typographical mistakes, and other errors. Our Services may also contain material that violates the privacy or publicity rights, or infringes the intellectual property and other proprietary rights, of third parties, or the downloading, copying or use of which is subject to additional terms and conditions, stated or unstated. Can Studios disclaims any responsibility for any harm resulting from the use by visitors of our Services, or from any downloading by those visitors of content there posted.
3. Content Posted on Other Websites.
We have not reviewed, and cannot review, all of the material, including computer software, made available through the websites and webpages to which AdaptAuthoringTool.com links, and that link to AdaptAuthoringTool.com. Can Studios does not have any control over those non-AdaptAuthoringTool.com websites, and is not responsible for their contents or their use. By linking to a non-AdaptAuthoringTool.com website, Can Studios does not represent or imply that it endorses such website. You are responsible for taking precautions as necessary to protect yourself and your computer systems from viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and other harmful or destructive content. Can Studios disclaims any responsibility for any harm resulting from your use of non-AdaptAuthoringTool.com websites and webpages.
4. Copyright Infringement and DMCA Policy.
As Can Studios asks others to respect its intellectual property rights, it respects the intellectual property rights of others. If you believe that material located on or linked to by AdaptAuthoringTool.com violates your copyright, you are encouraged to notify Can Studios. Can Studios will respond to all such notices, including as required or appropriate by removing the infringing material or disabling all links to the infringing material. Can Studios will terminate a visitor’s access to and use of the Website if, under appropriate circumstances, the visitor is determined to be a repeat infringer of the copyrights or other intellectual property rights of Can Studios or others. In the case of such termination, Can Studios will have no obligation to provide a refund of any amounts previously paid to Can Studios.
5. Intellectual Property.
This Agreement does not transfer from Can Studios to you any Can Studios or third party intellectual property, and all right, title, and interest in and to such property will remain (as between the parties) solely with Can Studios. Can Studios, AdaptAuthoringTool.com, the Can Studios logo, and all other trademarks, service marks, graphics and logos used in connection with AdaptAuthoringTool.com or our Services, are trademarks or registered trademarks of Can Studios or Can Studios’ licensors. Other trademarks, service marks, graphics and logos used in connection with our Services may be the trademarks of other third parties. Your use of our Services grants you no right or license to reproduce or otherwise use any Can Studios or third-party trademarks.
We are constantly updating our Services, and that means sometimes we have to change the legal terms under which our Services are offered. If we make changes that are material, we will let you know by posting on one of our blogs, or by sending you an email or other communication before the changes take effect. The notice will designate a reasonable period of time after which the new terms will take effect. If you disagree with our changes, then you should stop using our Services within the designated notice period. Your continued use of our Services will be subject to the new terms. However, any dispute that arose before the changes shall be governed by the Terms (including the binding individual arbitration clause) that were in place when the dispute arose.
Can Studios may terminate your access to all or any part of our Services at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice, effective immediately. If you wish to terminate this Agreement or your AdaptAuthoringTool.com account (if you have one), you may simply discontinue using our Services. All provisions of this Agreement which by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity and limitations of liability.
13. Disclaimer of Warranties.
Our Services are provided “as is.” Can Studios and its suppliers and licensors hereby disclaim all warranties of any kind, express or implied, including, without limitation, the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. Neither Can Studios nor its suppliers and licensors, makes any warranty that our Services will be error free or that access thereto will be continuous or uninterrupted. You understand that you download from, or otherwise obtain content or services through, our Services at your own discretion and risk.
14. Jurisdiction and Applicable Law.
Except to the extent applicable law, if any, provides otherwise, this Agreement, any access to or use of our Services will be governed by the laws of the UK
15. Limitation of Liability.
In no event will Can Studios, or its suppliers or licensors, be liable with respect to any subject matter of this Agreement under any contract, negligence, strict liability or other legal or equitable theory for: (i) any special, incidental or consequential damages; (ii) the cost of procurement for substitute products or services; (iii) for interruption of use or loss or corruption of data; or (iv) for any amounts that exceed the fees paid by you to Can Studios under this agreement during the twelve (12) month period prior to the cause of action. Can Studios shall have no liability for any failure or delay due to matters beyond their reasonable control. The foregoing shall not apply to the extent prohibited by applicable law.
17. General Representation and Warranty.
18. UK Economic Sanctions.
You expressly represent and warrant that your use of our Services and or associated services and products is not contrary to applicable UK Sanctions. Such use is prohibited, and Can Studios reserve the right to terminate accounts or access of those in the event of a breach of this condition.
You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Can Studios, its contractors, and its licensors, and their respective directors, officers, employees, and agents from and against any and all claims and expenses, including attorneys’ fees, arising out of your use of our Services, including but not limited to your violation of this Agreement.
These Terms of Service were originally written in English (UK). We may translate these terms into other languages. In the event of a conflict between a translated version of these Terms of Service and the English version, the English version will control.
This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between Can Studios and you concerning the subject matter hereof, and they may only be modified by a written amendment signed by an authorized executive of Can Studios, or by the posting by Can Studios of a revised version.
If any part of this Agreement is held invalid or unenforceable, that part will be construed to reflect the parties’ original intent, and the remaining portions will remain in full force and effect. A waiver by either party of any term or condition of this Agreement or any breach thereof, in any one instance, will not waive such term or condition or any subsequent breach thereof.
You may assign your rights under this Agreement to any party that consents to, and agrees to be bound by, its terms and conditions; Can Studios may assign its rights under this Agreement without condition. This Agreement will be binding upon and will inure to the benefit of the parties, their successors and permitted assigns.
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