Effective: January 1, 2020.
You may use our Services only if you can form a binding contract with Frontier Educational Solutions, and only in compliance with these Terms and all applicable laws. When you create your Frontier Educational Solutions account, and subsequently when you use certain features, you must provide us with accurate and complete information, and you agree to update your information to keep it accurate and complete. Any use or access by anyone under the age of 6 is prohibited, and certain regions and Content Offerings may have additional requirements and/or restrictions.
Subject to these Terms and our policies (including the Acceptable Use Policy, Honor Code, and course-specific eligibility requirements, and other terms), we grant you a limited, personal, non-exclusive, non-transferable, and revocable license to use our Services. You may view content from our Services only for your personal, non-commercial use unless you obtain Frontier Educational Solutions written permission to otherwise use the content. You also agree that you will create, access, and/or use only one user account, unless expressly permitted by Frontier Educational Solutions, and you will not share with any third party access to or access information for your account. Using our Services does not give you ownership of any intellectual property rights in our Services or the content you access.
Frontier Educational Solutions offers courses and content ("Content Offerings") which were curated and produced per the curriculum according to The Next Generation Science Standards. While we seek to provide world-class Content Offerings, unexpected events do occur. Frontier Educational Solutions reserves the right to cancel, interrupt, reschedule, or modify any Content Offerings, or change the point value or weight of any assignment, quiz, or other assessment. Content Offerings are subject to the Disclaimers and Limitation of Liability sections below.
Unless otherwise explicitly indicated by a credit-granting institution, participation in or completion of Content Offering does not confer any academic credit. Even if credit is awarded by one institution, there is no presumption that other institutions will accept that credit. You agree not to accept credit for completing a Content Offerings unless you have earned a Course Certificate or other equivalent documentation of your completion of the Content Offerings. Frontier Educational Solutions, instructors, and the associated Content Providers have no obligation to have Content Offerings recognized by any educational institution or accreditation organization.
The Services enable you to share your content, such as homework, quizzes, exams, projects, other assignments you submit, posts you make in the forums, and the like ("User Content"), with Frontier Educational Solutions, instructors, and/or other users. You retain all intellectual property rights in and are responsible for, the User Content you share. User Content does not include course content or other materials made available on or placed on to the Frontier Educational Solutions platform by or on behalf of Frontier Educational Solutions Content Providers or their instructors using the Services, the Content Offerings; as between Frontier Educational Solutions and its Content Providers, such Content Offerings are governed by the relevant agreements in place between Frontier Educational Solutions and its Content Providers.
To the extent that you provide User Content. Whilst anonymized, you grant Frontier Educational Solutions a fully-transferable, royalty-free, perpetual, sublicensable, non-exclusive, worldwide license to copy, distribute, modify, create derivative works based on, publicly perform, publicly display, and otherwise use the User Content for advertisements or marketing. This license includes granting Frontier Educational Solutions the right to authorize Partners to use User Content with their registered students, on-campus learners, or other learners independent of the Services. Nothing in these Terms shall restrict other legal rights Frontier Educational Solutions may have to User Content, for example under other licenses. We reserve the right to remove or modify User Content for any reason, including User Content that we believe violates these Terms.
We welcome your suggestions, ideas, comments, and other feedback regarding the Services ("Feedback"). By submitting any Feedback, you grant us the right to use the Feedback without any restriction or any compensation to you. By accepting your Feedback, Frontier Educational Solutions does not waive any rights to use similar or related Feedback previously known to Frontier Educational Solutions, developed by its employees or contractors, or obtained from other sources.
We care about the security of our users. While we work to protect the security of your account and related information, Frontier Educational Solutions cannot guarantee that unauthorized third parties will not be able to defeat our security measures. Please notify us immediately of any compromise or unauthorized use of your account by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Through the Services, you will have the ability to access and/or use content provided by instructors, other users, and/or other third parties and links to websites and services maintained by third parties. Frontier Educational Solutions cannot guarantee that such third party content, in the Services or elsewhere, will be free of material you may find objectionable or otherwise inappropriate or of malware or other contaminants that may harm your computer, mobile device, or any files therein. Frontier Educational Solutions disclaims any responsibility or liability related to your access or use of, or inability to access and use, such a third party content.
Frontier Educational Solutions respects the intellectual property rights of our users, Content Providers, and other third parties and expects our users to do the same when using the Services. We have adopted and implemented the Frontier Educational Solutions Copyright and Trademark Policy following applicable law, including the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.
Frontier Educational Solutions is committed to advancing the science of learning and teaching, and records of your participation in courses may be used for education research. In the interest of this research, you may be exposed to variations in the Content Offerings. Research findings will typically be reported at the aggregate level. Your identity will not be publicly disclosed in any research findings without your express consent.
Frontier Educational Solutions offers paid Services (e.g., Course Certificates for certain courses) for a fee. Unless otherwise stated, all fees are quoted in AED. You are responsible for paying all fees charged by or for Frontier Educational Solutions and applicable taxes promptly with a payment mechanism associated with the applicable paid Services. If your payment method fails or your account is past due, we may collect fees using other collection mechanisms. Fees may vary based on your location and other factors, and Frontier Educational Solutions reserves the right to change any fees at any time at its sole discretion. Any change, update, or modification will be effective immediately upon posting through the relevant Services. Refunds may be available for paid Services as described in our Refund Policy.
MODIFYING AND TERMINATING OUR SERVICES
We are constantly changing and improving our Services. We may add or remove functions, features, or requirements, and we may suspend or stop part of our Services altogether. Accordingly, Frontier Educational Solutions may terminate your use of any Service for any reason. If your use of a paid Service is terminated, a refund may be available under our Refund Policy. We may not be able to deliver the Services to certain regions or countries for various reasons, including due to applicable export control requirements or internet access limitations and restrictions from governments. None of Frontier Educational Solutions, it’s Content Providers and instructors, its contributors, sponsors, and other business partners, and their employees, contractors, and other agents (the "Frontier Educational Solutions Parties") shall have any liability to you for any such action. You can stop using our Services at any time, although we'll be sorry to see you go.
THE SERVICES AND ALL INCLUDED CONTENT ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. THE Frontier Educational Solutions PARTIES SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT, AND ANY WARRANTIES ARISING OUT OF COURSE OF DEALING OR USAGE OF TRADE. THE Frontier Educational Solutions PARTIES FURTHER DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL LIABILITY RELATED TO YOUR ACCESS OR USE OF THE SERVICES OR ANY RELATED CONTENT. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT ANY ACCESS TO OR USE OF THE SERVICES OR SUCH CONTENT IS AT YOUR OWN RISK.
TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, THE Frontier Educational Solutions PARTIES SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, INSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, OR ANY LOSS OF PROFITS OR REVENUES, WHETHER INCURRED DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, OR ANY LOSS OF DATA, USE, GOODWILL, OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES, RESULTING FROM (A) YOUR ACCESS TO OR USE OF OR INABILITY TO ACCESS OR USE THE SERVICES; (B) ANY CONDUCT OR CONTENT OF ANY PARTY OTHER THAN THE APPLICABLE Frontier Educational Solutions PARTY, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE, OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT; OR (C) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS, USE, OR ALTERATION OF YOUR CONTENT OR INFORMATION. IN NO EVENT SHALL Frontier Educational Solutions AGGREGATE LIABILITY FOR ALL CLAIMS RELATED TO THE SERVICES EXCEED SIXTY DIRHAMS (AED 60) OR THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF FEES RECEIVED BY Frontier Educational Solutions FROM YOU FOR THE USE OF PAID SERVICES DURING THE PAST SIX MONTHS, WHICHEVER IS GREATER.
YOU AGREE THAT ANY CAUSE OF ACTION RELATED TO THE SERVICES MUST COMMENCE WITHIN ONE (1) YEAR AFTER THE CAUSE OF ACTION ACCRUES. OTHERWISE, SUCH CAUSE OF ACTION IS PERMANENTLY BARRED.
You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold the Frontier Educational Solutions Parties harmless from any claims, liabilities, expenses, and damages, including reasonable attorneys' fees and costs, made by any third party related to (a) your use or attempted use of the Services in violation of these Terms; (b) your violation of any law or rights of any third party; or (c) User Content, including without limitation any claim of infringement or misappropriation of intellectual property or other proprietary rights.
The Services are managed by Frontier Educational Solutions, which is located in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (U.A.E). You agree that any dispute related to these Terms will be governed by the laws of the United Arab Emirates (U.A.E), excluding its conflicts of law provisions. You further consent to the personal jurisdiction of an exclusive venue in the state courts located in the United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.) as the legal forum for any such dispute.
Excluding claims for injunctive or other equitable relief, for claims related to the Services where the total amount sought is less than ten thousand dirhams (AED 10,000), either you or Frontier Educational Solutions may elect at any point during the dispute to resolve the claim through binding, non-appearance-based arbitration. The dispute will then be resolved using an established alternative dispute resolution ("ADR") provider, mutually agreed upon by you and Frontier Educational Solutions. The parties and the selected ADR provider shall not involve any personal appearance by the parties or witnesses, unless otherwise mutually agreed by the parties; rather, the arbitration shall be conducted, at the option of the party seeking relief, online, by telephone, or via written submissions alone. Any judgment rendered by the arbitrator may be entered in any court of competent jurisdiction.
We reserve the right to revise the Terms at our sole discretion at any time. Any revisions to the Terms will be effective immediately upon posting by us. For any material changes to the Terms, we will take reasonable steps to notify you of such changes, via a banner on the website, email notification, another method, or combination of methods. In all cases, your continued use of the Services after publication of such changes, with or without notification, constitutes binding acceptance of the revised Terms.
If it turns out that a particular provision of these Terms is not enforceable, this will not affect any other terms. If you do not comply with these Terms, and we do not take immediate action, this does not indicate that we relinquish any rights that we may have (such as taking action in the future).
Frontier Educational Solutions Content Providers and integrated services providers are third-party beneficiaries of the Terms and may enforce those provisions of the Terms that relate to them.