Belouga Terms of Service

Belouga ("we"/"us"/"Belouga") has/have developed the website www.belouga.org (the "Site") as part of a service which may enable you, as a en Educator or Student (“You”), to connect with other classrooms around the world (“User”) all with the goal of a better global education and assisting third party classrooms in need. By using the site or relevant Belouga or partner sites you are agreeing to be bound by these terms. If you do not accept these terms, you are prohibited from using the site. These terms may be amended or updated by us from time to time and the most current version will be posted on www.belouga.org. It is entirely your responsibility to review these terms for any changes. Your site use after any amendments or updates of these terms shall signify your assent to and acceptance of all such revised terms. Any new features or functions that may be added from time to time will be subject to these terms, unless stated otherwise, and require specific notice or consent.

User Registration

By registering Belouga, you certify that you are a teacher or student at an educational institution and that you are using Belouga for its intended educational goals. If you are a student, by using this site you certify that you are at least seven (7) years of age. While Belouga has security procedures in place, teachers and students use Belouga at their own risk, and as with any other online activity, must be vigilant. Your interactions with organizations or individuals found on or through the Site, including payment and delivery of goods and services and agreement to any terms, conditions, warranties, or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such organizations or individuals. Please make whatever investigation you feel necessary or appropriate before proceeding with any online or offline transaction with any of these third parties. Any submission that you make or send to Belouga will be treated as non- confidential and non-proprietary and may be used by Belouga and its affiliates without compensation, for any purpose, including without limitation, the development and/or provision of products and services. All personal data submitted to this Site will be used by Belouga in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

Proprietary Rights

By accessing or using the Site, you acknowledge that all of the materials, information, publications on the Site (including, without limitation, text, software, code, graphs, photographs, videos, stills, graphics, music, sound, and site code, such as source code, scripts, object cod, and software) (“Content”) are protected by copyrights, trademarks, or other proprietary rights. All Content is the property of Belouga or its licensors. No reproduction, modification, transmission, publication, sale, transfer, upload, download, copy or derivative work creation, distribution, performance, display, or any other use of the property in any media now known or hereafter developed is permitted without prior written permission by Belouga. Such use may be a violation of the intellectual property rights of Belouga or its licensors. Modification of the Content or use of the Content in any manner that directly or indirectly suggests an association with Belouga is strictly prohibited.

Permission & Privacy Policy

Teachers or Teacher Aides may not share personal student information in education records without either meeting an exemption or obtaining parental permission. Thus, if a Teacher provides student information to Belouga, the School must either meet an exemption or obtain the appropriate permission in advance. By allowing students to participate in Belouga projects, teachers certify that they are adhering to any governing policies.

Restrictions on Use

All content on the site is property of Belouga or duly licensed to Belouga by a third party. You will only use the Service as permitted by law. You will not post unauthorized commercial communications, such as spam or advertisements, on or through the Service. You may not collect users content or information using means such as harvesting bots, spiders or scrapers without prior permission from Belouga. Belouga has a very strict policy towards harassment of users and forbids all users from bullying, intimidating or harassing other users in any manner that is threatening, abusive, violent, invasive or harmful. Additionally, all users agree that they will not post content that is hateful, discriminating, threatening, defamatory, pornographic or contains gratuitous violence. You will not impersonate a Belouga employee, or any other person, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with any person or entity. You will not post or transmit material that encourages criminal conduct or conduct that might create civil liability for Belouga You will not import, export, re-export, or transfer, directly or indirectly, any part of this Site or any Content provided on this Site, except in full compliance with all United States, foreign, and other applicable laws and regulations. By accessing the Site, you acknowledge that copies of the Site’s Content will retain all copyright and other proprietary notices and that you will not modify the Site’s Content in any way. Images and/or Videos uploaded by users on the Site are either the property of, or used with permission by, Belouga. This property and material are protected by copyright and trademark laws, and may not be used without written consent of Belouga, except as provided in these Terms. You will not facilitate or encourage any violations of this Agreement. Any violation of the above may be grounds for immediate termination of your right to access or use the Service.

Confidential Information

information, such as students’ Personal Information, thoughts, and writings (“Confidential Information”). You agree that you will not – during the course of your participation in Belouga or at any time thereafter – use, disclose or otherwise make available to any third party any Confidential Information. Any improper collection or misuse of Confidential Information or other information accessible on the Site is a violation of Belouga’s Privacy Policy.

Third Party Websites

Website, social media channels or our e-mails may link to third parties’ websites. It is also possible that third parties websites or e-mails may link to our Website. We are not responsible for the content or the privacy practices employed by third parties. We encourage you to read the privacy policies of these websites before transmitting any personal information to third parties.

Limitations of Liability

TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, WE SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY OR OTHER DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM (I) YOUR USE OF OR YOUR INABILITY TO USE THIS SITE, OR BELOUGA, (II) THE COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS, DATA, INFORMATION OR SERVICES, (III) ERRORS, MISTAKES, OR INACCURACIES IN THE MATERIALS ON THE SITE, (IV) PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER ARISING FROM OR RELATING TO YOUR USE OF BELOUGA, ANY BUGS, VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, OR ANY OTHER FILES OR DATA THAT MAY BE HARMFUL TO COMPUTER OR COMMUNICATION EQUIPMENT OR DATA THAT MAY HAVE BEEN TRANSMITTED TO OR THROUGH THE SITE OR BELOUGA, OR (V) ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY MATERIAL ON THE SITE OR ANY OTHER LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM OR RELATING TO YOUR USE OF THE SITE. THESE LIMITATIONS SHALL APPLY EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. WE DO NOT GUARANTEE THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, TIMELINESS, RELIABILITY, SUITABILITY, OR USEFULNESS OF ANY PORTION OF THE SITE. BELOUGA MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR PROMISES TO DEVELOP, PROVIDE, OR MARKET ANY SOFTWARE, SERVICE, OR PRODUCT DISCUSSED ON THIS SITE, AND YOU SHALL NOT RELY ON THE INFORMATION PROVIDED OR THE PROSPECT OF AVAILABILITY OF ANY SOFTWARE, SERVICE, OR PRODUCT CURRENTLY IN DEVELOPMENT OR CURRENTLY ANTICIPATED TO BE MADE AVAILABLE IN THE FUTURE. IN NO EVENT WILL ANY MEMBER OF BELOUGA BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THOSE RESULTING FROM LOST PROFITS, LOST DATA, NEGLIGENCE, LOST REVENUE, OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) ARISING OUT OF THE USE, INABILITY TO USE, OR THE RESULTS OF USE OF, THIS SITE OR ANY SITE LINKED TO THE SITE. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, NO MEMBER OF BELOUGA IS LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT MAY RESULT FROM THE USE OF THIS SITE OR ANY SITE INFORMATION, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THE SITE CODE OR ANY OTHER INTERACTION WITH THE SITE, WHETHER ARISING UNDER CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LAW OR CAUSE OF ACTION. THE FOREGOING LIMITATIONS SHALL APPLY TO THE FULLEST EXTENSION PERMITTED BY LAW IN THE APPLICABLE JURISDICTION.

Indemnification

You shall indemnify and hold Belouga and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents and employees, harmless from all claims, actions, proceedings, demands, damages, losses, costs, and expenses (including reasonable attorney’s fees), incurred in connected with any user content or materials submitted, posted, transmitted or made available by you through Belouga or the Site and any violation by you of these terms.

Termination

We may, under certain circumstances and without prior notice, immediately terminate your ability to access Belouga. Cause for such termination shall include, but not be limited to, (a) breaches or violations of these Terms or the Privacy Policy (b) requests by law enforcement or other government agencies, (c) a request by you, (d) discontinuance or material modification to the Site (or any part thereof), and/or (e) unexpected technical, security or legal issues or problems. Belouga will not be liable for any damages or loss resulting from the removal of any user content from the Site and/or the service. You acknowledge and agree that all terminations may be made by us in our sole discretion and that we shall not be liable to you or any third-party for any termination of your access to this Site or for the removal of any of the materials uploaded by you to the Site. Any termination of these Terms by us shall be in addition to any and all other rights and remedies that we may have.

Legal Disclaimer

The Content of this Site contains information for the convenience of Site users. While we endeavor to maintain the Content of the Site in an accurate and up to date fashion, we make no guarantee or warranty as to the accuracy of the Content. All content is subject to change. The Content is not offered, nor should be construed as, advice, including but not limited to investment or legal advice, or as a substitute for consultation with legal counsel or investment professionals.

Laws & Jurisdiction

This agreement shall be is governed by, and will be construed under, the laws of the United States of America and the law of the State of New York, without regard to choice of law principles. All disputes arising out of or related to your use of the Site, the Software and/or the Service shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts located within New York, New York and you agree to submit to the personal jurisdiction of such courts.

General

These Terms, in conjunction with our Privacy Policy, constitute the entire agreement between the parties relating to Belouga. If any part of these Terms is held to be unlawful, void, or unenforceable, that part shall be deemed severed and this shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions. Our failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision under these Terms shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. Any waiver of any right or provision by us must be in writing and shall only apply to the specific instance identified in such writing. You may not assign the Terms or any rights or licenses granted hereunder, whether voluntarily, by operation of law, or otherwise, without our prior written consent.

Contact

If you have any questions about these Terms or if you wish to make a comment or complaint regarding Belouga, please contact us at hello@belouga.org.