Terms of Use

Terms of Use

Last Updated: May 22, 2018

Welcome to www.CurriculumAssociates.com (the “CA Website”), a website owned and operated by Curriculum Associates, LLC (“Curriculum Associates”). These Terms of Use apply to your use of the CA Website, and only the CA Website. To review the Terms of Use for the i-Ready® platform, please click here.

The following Terms of Use for the CA Website is a legal contract between you (“you,” “You,” or, collectively, “Users”) and Curriculum Associates, regarding your use of the CA Website.

PLEASE READ CAREFULLY THE FOLLOWING TERMS OF USE. BY REGISTERING FOR AN ACCOUNT WITH, ACCESSING, BROWSING, DOWNLOADING FROM OR USING THE CA WEBSITE, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ, UNDERSTOOD, AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS, INCLUDING ANY ADDITIONAL GUIDELINES AND FUTURE MODIFICATIONS (COLLECTIVELY, THE “TERMS”). IF AT ANY TIME YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS, PLEASE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATE YOUR USE OF THE CA WEBSITE.

 

  1. Eligibility. The CA website is a resource for customers and potential customers. By registering for an account with the CA website, you represent that you are at least 13 years of age and have not been previously suspended or removed from any Curriculum Associates web service.
  2. Privacy. We take the protection of your personal information seriously, which is why Curriculum Associates has adopted the following privacy policy, which can be found by clicking here: privacy policy. Curriculum Associates’ Privacy Policy is hereby incorporated into these Terms by reference. Please read our Privacy Policy carefully for information relating to Curriculum Associates’ collection, use, and disclosure of your personal information.
  3. Individual Features and Services. When using the CA Website, you will be subject to any additional posted guidelines or rules applicable to specific services and features that may be posted from time to time (the “Guidelines”). All such Guidelines are hereby incorporated by reference into these Terms.
  4. Modification of these Terms. Curriculum Associates reserves the right, at our discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of these Terms at any time with or without notice. Please check these Terms and any Guidelines periodically for changes. Your continued use of the CA Website after the posting of changes constitutes your binding acceptance of such changes.
  5. Digital Millennium Copyright Act. Curriculum Associates respects authors’ and content holders’ rights. It is Curriculum Associates’ policy to respond to notices of alleged infringement that comply with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (the “DMCA”). For more information, please go to Curriculum Associates’ DMCA Notification Guidelines in our Copyright and Trademark Policy.
  6. Ownership and License Grants. The CA Website is owned and operated by Curriculum Associates. The visual interfaces, graphics, design, compilation, information, computer code (including source code or object code), products, services, and all other elements of the CA Website provided by Curriculum Associates (the “Materials”) are protected by United States copyright, patent, trade secret, trade dress and trademark laws, international conventions, and all other relevant intellectual property and proprietary rights, and applicable laws. All Materials contained in the CA Website are the property of Curriculum Associates and its third-party licensors. All trademarks, service marks, and trade names are proprietary to Curriculum Associates or its third-party licensors. Except as expressly authorized by Curriculum Associates, you agree not to sell, license, distribute, copy, modify, publicly perform or display, transmit, publish, edit, adapt, create derivative works from, or otherwise make unauthorized use of the Materials. Curriculum Associates reserves all rights not expressly granted in these Terms.
  7. Prohibited Conduct. The following behaviors are prohibited by Curriculum Associates. You hereby agree that you shall not:
    • rent, lease, loan, sell, resell, sublicense, distribute, or otherwise transfer the licenses granted herein or any Materials;
    • download or copy account information for the benefit of another merchant;
    • impersonate any person or entity, falsely claim an affiliation with any person or entity, access the CA Website accounts of others without permission, or perform any other similar fraudulent activity;
    • delete the copyright or other proprietary rights on the CA Website;
    • use the CA Website for any illegal purpose, or in violation of any local, state, national, or international law, including, without limitation, laws governing intellectual property and other proprietary rights, and data protection and privacy;
    • remove, circumvent, disable, damage, or otherwise interfere with security-related features of the CA Website, features that prevent or restrict use or copying of any content accessible through the CA Website, or features that enforce limitations on the use of the CA Website;
    • reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble, or otherwise attempt to discover the source code of the CA Website or any part thereof, except and only to the extent that such activity is expressly permitted by applicable law notwithstanding this limitation;
    • modify, adapt, translate, or create derivative works based upon the CA Website or any part thereof;
    • intentionally interfere with or damage operation of the CA Website or any User’s enjoyment of them, by any means, including uploading or otherwise disseminating viruses, adware, spyware, worms, or other malicious codes;
    • use any robot, spider, scraper, or other automated means to access the CA Website for any purpose or bypass any measures Curriculum Associates may use to prevent or restrict access to the CA Website;
    • interfere with or disrupt the CA Website, servers, or networks connected to the CA Website, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies, or regulations of networks connected to the CA Website;
    • post, upload, or distribute marketing material, advertisements, spam, content designed to aid search engine optimization, content in HTML format with links or redirects, or other commercial content that detracts from the Curriculum Associates experience;
    • upload any student work product or other materials that could be considered “education records” under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (“FERPA”).

    Curriculum Associates reserves the right to exercise whatever lawful means it deems necessary to prevent unauthorized or inappropriate use of the CA Website.
  8. Account. When you use the CA Website to create an account and create quotes, you will be asked to provide a password. You are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password and for restricting access to your account, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password. You agree that the information you provide to Curriculum Associates on registration and at all other times will be true, accurate, current, and complete. If you give us your email address, Curriculum Associates may use it from time to time to notify you about new products or to confirm transactions. If you have reason to believe that your account is no longer secure (e.g., in the event of a loss, theft, or unauthorized disclosure or use of your account ID or password), then you agree to immediately notify Curriculum Associates. All quotes generated by the CA Website are estimates based upon the information you provide and are not a contract or agreement to provide products or services.
  9. Indemnification; Disclaimer; Limitation of Liability. You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold Curriculum Associates, its affiliated companies, contractors, employees, agents, and its third-party suppliers, licensors, and partners harmless from any claims, losses, damages, liabilities, including legal fees and expenses, arising out of your use or misuse of the CA Website, any violation by you of these Terms, or any breach of the representations, warranties, and covenants made by you herein. Curriculum Associates reserves the right, at your expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter for which you are required to indemnify Curriculum Associates, and you agree to cooperate with Curriculum Associates' defense of these claims. Curriculum Associates will use reasonable efforts to notify you of any such claim, action, or proceeding upon becoming aware of it.

    THE CA WEBSITE AND ANY DATA, INFORMATION, THIRD-PARTY SOFTWARE, SERVICES, OR APPLICATIONS MADE AVAILABLE IN CONJUNCTION WITH OR THROUGH THE CA WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” BASIS AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED. CURRICULUM ASSOCIATES DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE CA WEBSITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, ACCURATE OR FREE OF ERRORS, VIRUSES, OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS AND DO NOT WARRANT THAT ANY OF THE FOREGOING WILL BE CORRECTED. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, CURRICULUM ASSOCIATES, DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, STATUTORY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT OF PROPRIETARY RIGHTS.

    UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL CURRICULUM ASSOCIATES OR ITS AFFILIATES, CONTRACTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OR THIRD-PARTY PARTNERS, LICENSORS, OR SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE, RELIANT, OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THESE TERMS OR THAT RESULT FROM YOUR USE OR YOUR INABILITY TO USE THE MATERIALS OR THE CA WEBSITE, EVEN IF CURRICULUM ASSOCIATES OR A CURRICULUM ASSOCIATES-AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. IN NO EVENT WILL THE TOTAL LIABILITY OF CURRICULUM ASSOCIATES OR ITS AFFILIATES, CONTRACTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OR THIRD-PARTY PARTNERS, LICENSORS, OR SUPPLIERS TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES, AND CAUSES OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THESE TERMS, YOUR USE OF THE CA WEBSITE OR YOUR INTERACTION WITH OTHER CA WEBSITE USERS WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE, WARRANTY, OR OTHERWISE EXCEED ONE THOUSAND US DOLLARS ($1,000).

    CERTAIN JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN DAMAGES. IF YOU RESIDE IN SUCH A JURISDICTION, SOME OR ALL OF THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS, OR LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU, AND YOU MAY HAVE ADDITIONAL RIGHTS. THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS OF WARRANTIES, REMEDIES, OR LIABILITIES CONTAINED IN THESE TERMS OF USE APPLY TO YOU TO THE FULLEST EXTENT THAT SUCH LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS ARE PERMITTED UNDER THE LAWS OF THE JURISDICTION WHERE YOU ARE LOCATED.
  10. Miscellaneous. The failure of Curriculum Associates to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms will not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of these Terms or any Guidelines is held to be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision will be limited or eliminated from these Terms to the minimum extent necessary and will not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. These Terms will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of The Commonwealth of Massachusetts, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law. You agree that any action at law or in equity arising out of or relating to these Terms will be filed only in the state or federal courts in and for Boston, MA, and you hereby consent and submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of such courts for the purposes of litigating any such action. These Terms, and all rights and licenses granted hereunder, may be assigned by Curriculum Associates without restriction. You may not assign or transfer your Curriculum Associates account.

    If you are a copyright owner or an agent thereof, and you believe that any content hosted on our website (www.CurriculumAssociates.com) infringes your copyrights, then you may submit a notification pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) as described in our Copyright and Trademark Policy.

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