Effective starting: 01, 12, 2022
Thanks for using OpExams! These OpExams Terms of Service (these ”Terms”) describe your rights and responsibilities as a customer of our Products.
These Terms are between you and Hypatia Tech, Inc (“Hypatia Tech”, “we” or “us”) that owns or operates the OpExams Product and Services (the “Service” or “Services”) that you are using or accessing. “You” means the entity you represent in accepting these Terms or, if that does not apply, you individually. If you are accepting on behalf of your employer or another entity, you represent and warrant that: (i) you have full legal authority to bind your employer or such entity to these Terms; (ii) you have read and understand these Terms; and (iii) you agree to these Terms on behalf of the party that you represent. If you don’t have the legal authority to bind your employer or the applicable entity please do not click “I agree” (or similar button or checkbox) that is presented to you. PLEASE NOTE THAT IF YOU SIGN UP FOR OPEXAMS USING AN EMAIL ADDRESS FROM YOUR EMPLOYER OR ANOTHER ENTITY, THEN (A) YOU WILL BE DEEMED TO REPRESENT SUCH PARTY, (B) YOUR CLICK TO ACCEPT WILL BIND YOUR EMPLOYER OR THAT ENTITY TO THESE TERMS, AND (C) THE WORD “YOU” IN THESE TERMS WILL REFER TO YOUR EMPLOYER OR THAT ENTITY.
These Terms are effective as of the date you first click “I agree” (or similar button or checkbox) or use or access OpExams, whichever is earlier (the “Effective Date”). These Terms do not have to be signed in order to be binding. You indicate your assent to these Terms by clicking “I agree” (or similar button or checkbox) at the time you register for a OpExams, create a OpExams account, or place an Order. For No-Charge Features, you also indicate your assent to these Terms by accessing or using the applicable No-Charge Features.
Use of Our Service
Subject to the terms and conditions of these Terms, you are hereby granted a non-exclusive, limited, non-transferable, freely revocable license to use the Service for your personal, noncommercial use only and as permitted by the features of the Service. Hypatia Tech reserves all rights not expressly granted herein in the Service. Hypatia Tech may terminate this license at any time for any reason or no reason.
The rights granted to you in these Terms are subject to the following restrictions: (a) you shall not license, sell, rent, lease, transfer, assign, distribute, host, or otherwise commercially exploit the Service, whether in whole or in part, or any content displayed on the Service; (b) you shall not modify, make derivative works of, disassemble, reverse compile or reverse engineer any part of the Service; (c) you shall not access the Service in order to build a similar or competitive website, product, or service; and (d) except as expressly stated herein, no part of the Service may be copied, reproduced, distributed, republished, downloaded, displayed, posted or transmitted in any form or by any means. Unless otherwise indicated, any future release, update, or other addition to functionality of the Service shall be subject to these Terms. All copyright and other proprietary notices on the Service (or on any content displayed on the Service) must be retained on all copies thereof.
Hypatia Tech reserves the right to alter the Service at any time. Certain features of the Service may not be available in all countries. We reserve right to limit or make available the Service or parts of the Service depending on location.
You acknowledge and agree that Hypatia Tech will have no obligation to provide you with any support or maintenance in connection with the Service.
Excluding any User Content that you may provide (defined below), you acknowledge that all the intellectual property rights, including copyrights, patents, trade marks, and trade secrets, in the Service and its content are owned by Hypatia Tech or Hypatia Tech’s suppliers. Neither these Terms (nor your access to the Service) transfers to you or any third party any rights, title or interest in or to such intellectual property rights, except for the limited access rights expressly set forth in these Terms. Hypatia Tech and its suppliers reserve all rights not granted in these Terms. There are no implied licenses granted under these Terms
If you provide Hypatia Tech with any feedback or suggestions regarding the Service (“Feedback ”), you hereby assign to Hypatia Tech all rights in such Feedback and agree that Hypatia Tech shall have the right to use and fully exploit such Feedback and related information in any manner it deems appropriate. Hypatia Tech will treat any Feedback you provide to Hypatia Tech as non-confidential and non-proprietary. You agree that you will not submit to Hypatia Tech any information or ideas that you consider to be confidential or proprietary
Your OpExams account gives you access to the services and functionality that we may establish and maintain from time to time and in our sole discretion. We may maintain different types of accounts for different types of Users.
You may never use another User’s account without permission. When creating your account, you must provide accurate and complete information, and you must keep this information up to date. You are solely responsible for the activity that occurs on your account, and you must keep your account password secure. You must notify Hypatia Tech immediately of any breach of security or unauthorized use of your account by emailing email@example.com. Hypatia Tech will not be liable for any losses caused by any unauthorized use of your account.
Teacher. If you are using your account as a owner, admin, teacher, professor, or other similar instructor (a “Teacher”) and use the Service to add or invite any students (“Students”) to access and use the Service, you represent and warrant that you have the authority to act on behalf of your school, university, or other institution (the “School”) and that use of the Service, including without limitation adding or inviting students to access and use the Service and your use and access of the Service in no way violates any agreement between you and the School.
Schools. If you are a School and use the Service to add or invite any Students to access and use the Service, or in any other way without limitation, you represent and warrant that you have the authority to do so. You may control your User profile in your profile page. By providing Hypatia Tech your email address you consent to our using the email address to send you Service-related notices, including any notices required by law, in lieu of communication by postal mail. We may also use your email address to send you other messages, such as changes to features of the Service and special offers, as detailed in our https://opexams.com/privacy-policy.html.
We may, without prior notice, change the Service; stop providing the Service or features of the Service, to you or to Users generally; or create usage limits for the Service. We may permanently or temporarily terminate or suspend your access to the Service without notice and liability for any reason, including if in our sole determination you violate any provision of these Terms, or for no reason. Upon termination for any reason or no reason, you continue to be bound by these Terms.
You are solely responsible for your interactions with other OpExams Users. We reserve the right, but have no obligation, to monitor disputes between you and other Users. Hypatia Tech shall have no liability for your interactions with other Users, or for any User’s action or inaction.
“User Content” means any and all information and content that a user submits to, or uses with, the Service (e.g., content in the user’s profile or postings, questions, rubrics…). You are solely responsible for your User Content. You assume all risks associated with use of your User Content, including any reliance on its accuracy, completeness or usefulness by others, or any disclosure of your User Content that personally identifies you or any third party. You hereby represent and warrant that your User Content does not violate our Acceptable Use Policy. You may not represent or imply to others that your User Content is in any way provided, sponsored or endorsed by Hypatia Tech. Since you alone are responsible for your User Content, you may expose yourself to liability if, for example, your User Content violates the Acceptable Use Policy. Hypatia Tech is not obligated to backup any User Content, and your User Content may be deleted at any time without prior notice. You are solely responsible for creating and maintaining your own backup copies of your User Content if you desire.
The User Content you create remains yours; however, by providing or sharing User Content through the Service, you agree to allow others to view, edit, and/or share your User Content in accordance with these Terms.
By posting or otherwise making available any User Content on or through the Service, you expressly grant, and you represent and warrant that you have all rights necessary to grant and hereby grant to Hypatia Tech a royalty-free, sublicensable, transferable, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive, worldwide license, subject to the restrictions set forth below to reproduce, modify, publish, publicly display, make derivative works and otherwise use such User Content and your name, voice, and/or likeness as contained in your User Content, in whole or in part, and in any form, media or technology, whether now known or hereafter developed, for use in connection with the Service and Hypatia Tech’s (and its successors’ and affiliates’) business, including without limitation for promoting and redistributing part or all of the Service (and derivative works thereof) in any media formats and through any media channels. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Hypatia Tech will only use your User Content as you provide in your settings page.
If you are a Student, you agree that Hypatia Tech may make your User Content available to your Teacher(s) and School(s), for the purposes of improving the Hypatia Tech services only and at all times on a confidential basis, may use your Educational Records solely on an aggregated, de-identified basis and will not share such information with third parties.
If you are a Teacher or School, you agree that Hypatia Tech may (i) make specific Educational Records available to the applicable Student, and (ii) for the purposes of improving the Hypatia Tech services only and at all times on a confidential basis, otherwise use your Educational Records on an aggregated, de-identified basis and will not share such information with third parties.
Acceptable Use Policy. The following terms constitute our “Acceptable Use Policy”:
- You agree not to use the Service to collect, upload, transmit, display, or distribute any User Content (i) that violates any third-party right, including any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, moral right, privacy right, right of publicity, or any other intellectual property or proprietary right, (ii) that is unlawful, harassing, abusive, tortious, threatening, harmful, invasive of another’s privacy, vulgar, defamatory, false, intentionally misleading, trade libelous, pornographic, obscene, patently offensive, promotes racism, bigotry, hatred, or physical harm of any kind against any group or individual or is otherwise objectionable, (iii) that is harmful to minors in any way, or (iv) that is in violation of any law, regulation, or obligations or restrictions imposed by any third party.
- In addition, you agree not to: (i) upload, transmit, or distribute to or through the Service any computer viruses, worms, or any software intended to damage or alter a computer system or data; (ii) send through the Service unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, junk mail, spam, chain letters, pyramid schemes, or any other form of duplicative or unsolicited messages, whether commercial or otherwise; (iii) use the Service to harvest, collect, gather or assemble information or data regarding other users, including e-mail addresses, without their consent; (iv) interfere with, disrupt, or create an undue burden on servers or networks connected to the Service, or violate the regulations, policies or procedures of such networks; (v) attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Service (or to other computer systems or networks connected to or used together with the Service), whether through password mining or any other means; (vi) harass or interfere with any other user’s use and enjoyment of the Service; or (vi) use software or automated agents or scripts to produce multiple accounts on the Service, or to generate automated searches, requests, or queries to (or to strip, scrape, or mine data from) the Service (provided, however, that we conditionally grant to the operators of public search engines revocable permission to use spiders to copy materials from the Service for the sole purpose of and solely to the extent necessary for creating publicly available searchable indices of the materials, but not caches or archives of such materials, subject to the parameters set forth in our robots.txt file).
We reserve the right (but have no obligation) to review, refuse, modify and/or remove any User Content in our sole discretion, and to investigate and/or take appropriate action against you in our sole discretion if you violate the Acceptable Use Policy or any other provision of these Terms or otherwise create liability for us or any other person. Such action may include removing or modifying your User Content, terminating your Account, and/or reporting you to law enforcement authorities.
If you are a Teacher or School that will be providing Hypatia Tech access to Student Data via the OpExams service, you authorize Hypatia Tech to access your student information systems (“SIS”) or receive Student Data or other information via SIS, or other secure transfer method for the purpose of providing the Service.
You authorize Hypatia Tech to access and process Student Data solely for the purposes of providing the Service. You acknowledge and agree that, as between the parties, you are solely responsible for any and all Student Data, whether provided by Teacher, School, Student or any other third-party.
By submitting Student Data to OpExams, you consent to allow OpExams to provide access to Student Data to its employees and to certain third party service providers which have a legitimate need to access such information in connection with their responsibilities in providing the Service. OpExams and its employees, subcontractors, service providers, or agents involved in the handling, transmittal, and processing of Student Data will be required to maintain the confidentiality of such data that includes personally identifiable information and shall not redisclose such data except as necessary in order to provide the Service or pursuant to the consent and direction of School or a Student over age 18.
By submitting Student Data or other information to the OpExams service, you expressly grant, and you represent and warrant that you have all rights necessary to grant, to Hypatia Tech a non-exclusive, royalty-free, worldwide license during the term of these Terms to use, transmit, distribute, modify, reproduce, display, create derivative works of, and store the Student Data solely for the purposes of (i) providing the Services as contemplated in these Terms, and (ii) enforcing its rights under these Terms.
Hypatia Tech relies on each school to obtain and provide appropriate consent and disclosures, if necessary, to allow students to access the OpExams service.
You agree that Hypatia Tech may collect, analyze, and use data derived from Student Data, including de-identified, aggregated or anonymized Student Data, as well as data about your, and other users’ access and use of the Service, for purposes of operating, analyzing, improving, or marketing the Service and for the purpose of providing analytic services to the School or to other Schools. If Hypatia Tech shares or publicly discloses information (e.g., in marketing materials, in application development, or with third parties) that is derived from Student Data, such data will be de-identified to reasonably avoid identification of a specific school or individual. You further agree that Hypatia Tech will have the right, both during and after the Term of these Terms, to use, store, transmit, distribute, modify, copy, display, sublicense, and create derivative works of the de-identified, aggregated or anonymized data solely for the purposes of improving Hypatia Tech services.
You may request that Hypatia Tech delete Student Data in Hypatia Tech’s possession at any time by providing such a request in email, which request Hypatia Tech shall then comply with in a commercially reasonable time. Hypatia Tech is not required to delete data derived from Student Data, including de-identified, aggregated or anonymized Student Data.
By submitting Student Data to the OpExams service, you consent to allow Hypatia Tech to transfer Student Data to a new provider in the event that Hypatia Tech sells, divests or transfers the business or a portion of the business, provided that the new provider has agreed to data privacy standards no less stringent than those set forth in these Terms. We may also transfer personal information – under the same conditions – in the course of mergers, acquisitions, bankruptcies, dissolutions, reorganizations, liquidations, similar transactions or proceedings involving all or a portion of our business.
We may identify you as an Hypatia Tech customer in our promotional materials. We will promptly stop doing so upon your request sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
To the extent the Service or any portion thereof is made available for any fee, you will be required to select a payment plan and provide Hypatia Tech information regarding your credit card or other payment instrument. Such payment plan may include the option to prepay for your access to the Service before it begins or to receive an invoice for payment after your use of the Service has begun. Additional information on our payment plans is available at https://opexams.com/pricing/, on the Service, or in the order form confirming your purchase. To the extent your use of the Service exceeds the usage limits provided for in your payment plan, you were not invoiced for services rendered, or you missed any payments due on your account, Hypatia Tech reserves the right to recover such fees and charge you standard and overage fees for any such regular and excessive use. You represent and warrant to Hypatia Tech that any payment information you provide is true and that you are authorized to use the payment instrument for this Service. You will promptly update your account information with any changes (for example, a change in your billing address or credit card expiration date) that may occur. You agree to pay Hypatia Tech the amount that is specified in the payment plan in accordance with the terms of such plan and these Terms. You hereby authorize Hypatia Tech to bill your payment instrument in advance of receipt of any Service on a periodic basis in accordance with the terms of the applicable payment plan until you terminate your account, and you further agree to pay any charges so incurred. If you dispute any charges you must let Hypatia Tech know in writing within sixty (60) days after the date that Hypatia Tech invoices you. We reserve the right to change Hypatia Tech’s prices. If Hypatia Tech does change the pricing plans, Hypatia Tech will provide notice of the change on the Application or in email to you, at Hypatia Tech’s option, at least 30 days before the change is to take effect. Your continued use of the Service after the price change becomes effective constitutes your agreement to pay the changed amount. Your failure to provide payment in accordance with your payment plan on a timely basis shall afford Hypatia Tech the right to terminate your access to the Service. All fees are non-refundable and exclusive of applicable taxes. You are responsible for paying all taxes and government charges, and all reasonable expenses and attorneys fees Hypatia Tech incurs collecting late amounts.
THE SERVICE IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. USE OF THE SERVICE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, THE SERVICE IS PROVIDED WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM HYPATIA TECH OR THROUGH THE SERVICE WILL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED HEREIN. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, HYPATIA TECH, ITS SUBSIDIARIES, ITS AFFILIATES, AND ITS LICENSORS DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE CONTENT IS ACCURATE, RELIABLE OR CORRECT; THAT THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS; THAT THE SERVICE WILL BE AVAILABLE AT ANY PARTICULAR TIME OR LOCATION, UNINTERRUPTED OR SECURE; THAT ANY DEFECTS OR ERRORS WILL BE CORRECTED; OR THAT THE SERVICE IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. ANY CONTENT DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE SERVICE IS DOWNLOADED AT YOUR OWN RISK AND YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR MOBILE DEVICE OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM SUCH DOWNLOAD OR YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE.
HYPATIA TECH DOES NOT WARRANT, ENDORSE, GUARANTEE, OR ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY PRODUCT OR SERVICE ADVERTISED OR OFFERED BY A THIRD PARTY THROUGH THE OPEXAMS SERVICE OR ANY HYPERLINKED WEBSITE OR SERVICE, AND HYPATIA TECH WILL NOT BE A PARTY TO OR IN ANY WAY MONITOR ANY TRANSACTION BETWEEN YOU AND THIRD-PARTY PROVIDERS OF PRODUCTS OR SERVICES.
FEDERAL LAW, SOME STATES, PROVINCES AND OTHER JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION AND LIMITATIONS OF CERTAIN IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. THESE TERMS GIVES YOU SPECIFIC LEGAL RIGHTS, AND YOU MAY ALSO HAVE OTHER RIGHTS WHICH VARY FROM STATE TO STATE. THE DISCLAIMERS AND EXCLUSIONS UNDER THESE TERMS WILL NOT APPLY TO THE EXTENT PROHIBITED BY APPLICABLE LAW.
Limitation of Liability
TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL HYPATIA TECH, ITS AFFILIATES, AGENTS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, SUPPLIERS OR LICENSORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES, ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THIS SERVICE. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL HYPATIA TECH BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE, LOSS OR INJURY RESULTING FROM HACKING, TAMPERING OR OTHER UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS OR USE OF THE SERVICE OR YOUR ACCOUNT OR THE INFORMATION CONTAINED THEREIN.
TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, HYPATIA TECH ASSUMES NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY (I) ERRORS, MISTAKES, OR INACCURACIES OF CONTENT; (II) PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER, RESULTING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO OR USE OF OUR SERVICE; (III) ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR USE OF OUR SECURE SERVERS AND/OR ANY AND ALL PERSONAL INFORMATION STORED THEREIN; (IV) ANY INTERRUPTION OR CESSATION OF TRANSMISSION TO OR FROM THE SERVICE; (V) ANY BUGS, VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, OR THE LIKE THAT MAY BE TRANSMITTED TO OR THROUGH OUR SERVICE BY ANY THIRD PARTY; (VI) ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY CONTENT OR FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE INCURRED AS A RESULT OF THE USE OF ANY CONTENT POSTED, EMAILED, TRANSMITTED, OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SERVICE; AND/OR (VII) USER CONTENT OR THE DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE, OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY. IN NO EVENT SHALL HYPATIA TECH, ITS AFFILIATES, AGENTS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, SUPPLIERS, OR LICENSORS BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY CLAIMS, PROCEEDINGS, LIABILITIES, OBLIGATIONS, DAMAGES, LOSSES OR COSTS IN AN AMOUNT EXCEEDING THE AMOUNT YOU PAID TO HYPATIA TECH HEREUNDER OR $100.00, WHICHEVER IS GREATER.
THIS LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SECTION APPLIES WHETHER THE ALLEGED LIABILITY IS BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY, OR ANY OTHER BASIS, EVEN IF HYPATIA TECH HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE. THE FOREGOING LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SHALL APPLY TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW IN THE APPLICABLE JURISDICTION.
SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. THESE TERMS GIVES YOU SPECIFIC LEGAL RIGHTS, AND YOU MAY ALSO HAVE OTHER RIGHTS WHICH VARY FROM STATE TO STATE. THE DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS, AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY UNDER THESE TERMS WILL NOT APPLY TO THE EXTENT PROHIBITED BY APPLICABLE LAW.
Hypatia Tech makes no representations that the Service is appropriate or available for use outside the United States. Those who access or use the Service from other jurisdictions do so at their own volition and are entirely responsible for compliance with all applicable United States and local laws and regulations, including but not limited to export and import regulations. You may not use the Service if you are a resident of a country embargoed by the United States, or are a foreign person or entity blocked or denied by the United States government.
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Hypatia Tech and its subsidiaries, agents, licensors, managers, and other affiliated companies, and their employees, contractors, agents, officers and directors, from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney’s fees) arising from: (i) your use of and access to the Service, including any data or content transmitted or received by you; (ii) your violation of any term of these Terms, including without limitation your breach of any of the representations and warranties above; (iii) your violation of any third-party right, including without limitation any right of privacy or Intellectual Property Rights; (iv) your violation of any applicable law, rule or regulation; (v) User Content or any content that is submitted via your account including without limitation misleading, false, or inaccurate information; (vi) your willful misconduct; or (vii) any other party’s access and use of the Service with your unique username, password or other appropriate security code.
For any dispute with Hypatia Tech, you agree to first contact us at email@example.com and attempt to resolve the dispute with us informally. In the unlikely event that Hypatia Tech has not been able to resolve a dispute it has with you after sixty (60) days, we each agree to resolve any claim, dispute, or controversy (excluding any claims for injunctive or other equitable relief as provided below) arising out of or in connection with or relating to these Terms, or the breach or alleged breach thereof (collectively, “Claims”), by binding arbitration by JAMS, under the Optional Expedited Arbitration Procedures then in effect for JAMS, except as provided herein. JAMS may be contacted at www.jamsadr.com. The arbitration will be conducted in San Francisco County, California, unless you and Hypatia Tech agree otherwise. If you are using the Service for commercial purposes, each party will be responsible for paying any JAMS filing, administrative and arbitrator fees in accordance with JAMS rules, and the award rendered by the arbitrator shall include costs of arbitration, reasonable attorneys’ fees and reasonable costs for expert and other witnesses. If you are an individual using the Service for non-commercial purposes: (i) JAMS may require you to pay a fee for the initiation of your case, unless you apply for and successfully obtain a fee waiver from JAMS; (ii) the award rendered by the arbitrator may include your costs of arbitration, your reasonable attorney’s fees, and your reasonable costs for expert and other witnesses; and (iii) you may sue in a small claims court of competent jurisdiction without first engaging in arbitration, but this does not absolve you of your commitment to engage in the informal dispute resolution process. Any judgment on the award rendered by the arbitrator may be entered in any court of competent jurisdiction. Nothing in this Section shall be deemed as preventing Hypatia Tech from seeking injunctive or other equitable relief from the courts as necessary to prevent the actual or threatened infringement, misappropriation, or violation of our data security, Intellectual Property Rights or other proprietary rights.
Class Action/Jury Trial Waiver.
WITH RESPECT TO ALL PERSONS AND ENTITIES, REGARDLESS OF WHETHER THEY HAVE OBTAINED OR USED THE SERVICE FOR PERSONAL, COMMERCIAL OR OTHER PURPOSES, ALL CLAIMS MUST BE BROUGHT IN THE PARTIES’ INDIVIDUAL CAPACITY, AND NOT AS A PLAINTIFF OR CLASS MEMBER IN ANY PURPORTED CLASS ACTION, COLLECTIVE ACTION, PRIVATE ATTORNEY GENERAL ACTION OR OTHER REPRESENTATIVE PROCEEDING. THIS WAIVER APPLIES TO CLASS ARBITRATION, AND, UNLESS WE AGREE OTHERWISE, THE ARBITRATOR MAY NOT CONSOLIDATE MORE THAN ONE PERSON’S CLAIMS. YOU AGREE THAT, BY ENTERING INTO THESE TERMS, YOU AND HYPATIA TECH ARE EACH WAIVING THE RIGHT TO A TRIAL BY JURY OR TO PARTICIPATE IN A CLASS ACTION, COLLECTIVE ACTION, PRIVATE ATTORNEY GENERAL ACTION, OR OTHER REPRESENTATIVE PROCEEDING OF ANY KIND.
Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions regarding these Terms.