The following terms and conditions (the "Terms and Conditions") govern your use of HigherGrad.com ("site" or "we" or "us" or "company"). By using highergrad.com, you accept and agree to these terms and conditions as applied to your use of the site.
HigherGrad's Terms & Conditions
Only individuals 13 years of age or older may use the Site or our services. Users between the ages of 13 and 18 must (1) review these Terms and Conditions with a parent or legal guardian to ensure the parent or legal guardian acknowledge and agree to these Terms and Conditions, and (2) not access the Site and uninstall any application if his or her parent or legal guardian doesn’t agree to these Terms and Conditions.
Specific Terms & Conditions With Using HigherGrad.com
Proprietary Rights - As between you and Company, Company owns, solely and exclusively, all rights, title and interest in and to the Site, all the content (including, for example, audio, photographs, illustrations, graphics, other visuals, video and copy), code, data, and the look and feel, design and organization of the Site, including but not limited to any copyrights, trademark rights, patent rights and other intellectual property and proprietary rights therein. Your use of the Site does not grant to you ownership of any content, code, data or materials you may access on the Site.
Limited License - You may access and view all content on the Site and share or distribute content from the Site such that it be referenced from the source.
Trademarks, etc. - Trademarks, logos, service marks and trade names (collectively called "trademarks") of the Company and Site may only be used with expressed consent from the Company.
HigherGrad is a registered trademark of HigherGrad, Inc. We reserve all rights to its use under the federal regulations it has been issued under.
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Linked Content - Content on the Site often links to third party websites. You acknowledge and agree that we have no responsibility for the content, products, services, advertising or other materials which may be provided by or through Linked Sites, even if they are owned or run by affiliates of ours. Links to Linked Sites do not constitute an endorsement or sponsorship by us of such websites or the information, content, products, services, advertising, code or other materials presented on or through such websites. Any reliance on the contents of a third party web site is done at your own risk and you assume all responsibilities and consequences resulting from such reliance.
Images - Our content uses both original images and images from freely available sources such as Unsplash. The images found on Unsplash are used in accordance with their use license.
Indemnification - You agree to defend, indemnify and hold Company, its affiliates, and its and their directors, officers, employees and agents harmless from any and all claims, liabilities, costs and expenses, including reasonable attorneys' fees, arising in any way from any content or other material you place on the Site, or your breach or violation of the law or of these Terms and Conditions. Company reserves the right, at its own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, and in such case, you agree to cooperate with Company's defense of such claim.
Services - Advice and information is provided with all the best intentions. Users shall confirm all advice and are responsible for their own decisions regarding graduate school or any other education related decisions. We are not liable for or warranty the reliability of any or all information found on the Site. Users are responsible for verifying advice and information on their own and hold themselves solely responsible for any decisions they make regarding their education.
Changes to Terms and Conditions - The Company reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change, modify, add or remove any portion of these Terms and Conditions, in whole or in part, at any time. Changes in these Terms and Conditions will be effective when posted. Your continued use of the Site and/or the services offered on or through the Site after any changes to these Terms and Conditions are posted will be considered acceptance of those changes.
Terms and Conditions were last updated on January 25, 2021.