Terms of Use

By using the The College Culture/TheCollegeCulture.com website and TheCollegeCulture service you are agreeing to be bound by the following terms and conditions ("Terms of Use").

Basic Terms

1. You must be 18 years or older to use this site.

2. You may not post nude photos.

3. You are responsible for any activity that occurs under your screen name.

4. You are responsible for keeping your password secure.

5. You must not abuse, harass, threaten, impersonate or intimidate other The College Culture users.

6. You may not use The College Culture service for any illegal or unauthorized purpose. International users agree to comply with all local laws regarding online conduct and acceptable content.

7. You are solely responsible for your conduct and any data, text, information, screen names, graphics, photos, profiles, audio and video clips, links ("Content") that you submit, post, and display on the The College Culture service.

8. You must not modify, adapt or hack The College Culture or modify another website so as to falsely imply that it is associated with The College Culture.

9. You must not access The College Culture's private API by any other means other than The College Culture application itself.

10. You must not crawl, scrape, or otherwise cache any content from The College Culture including but not limited to user profiles and photos.

11. You must not create or submit unwanted email or comments to any The College Culture members ("Spam").

12. You must not use web URLs in your name without prior written consent from The College Culture.

13. You must not transmit any worms or viruses or any code of a destructive nature.

14. You must not, in the use of The College Culture, violate any laws in your jurisdiction (including but not limited to copyright laws).

15. Violation of any of these agreements will result in the termination of your The College Culture account. While The College Culture prohibits such conduct and content on its site, you understand and agree that The College Culture cannot be responsible for the Content posted on its web site and you nonetheless may be exposed to such materials and that you use the The College Culture service at your own risk.

General Conditions

We reserve the right to modify or terminate the The College Culture service for any reason, without notice at any time.

We reserve the right to alter these Terms of Use at any time. If the alterations constitute a material change to the Terms of Use, we will notify you via internet mail according to the preference expressed on your account. What constitutes a "material change" will be determined at our sole discretion, in good faith and using common sense and reasonable judgement.

We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone for any reason at any time.

We reserve the right to force forfeiture of any username that becomes inactive, violates trademark, or may mislead other users.

We may, but have no obligation to, remove Content and accounts containing Content that we determine in our sole discretion are unlawful, offensive, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene or otherwise objectionable or violates any party's intellectual property or these Terms of Use.

We reserve the right to reclaim usernames on behalf of businesses or individuals that hold legal claim or trademark on those usernames.

Proprietary Rights in Content on The College Culture

The College Culture does NOT claim ANY ownership rights in the text, files, images, photos, video, sounds, musical works, works of authorship, applications, or any other materials (collectively, "Content") that you post on or through The College Culture Services. By displaying or publishing ("posting") any Content on or through The College Culture Services, you hereby grant to The College Culture a non-exclusive, fully paid and royalty-free, worldwide, limited license to use, modify, delete from, add to, publicly perform, publicly display, reproduce and translate such Content, including without limitation distributing part or all of the Site in any media formats through any media channels, except Content not shared publicly ("private") will not be distributed outside The College Culture Services.

Some of The College Culture Services are supported by advertising revenue and may display advertisements and promotions, and you hereby agree that The College Culture may place such advertising and promotions on The College Culture Services or on, about, or in conjunction with your Content. The manner, mode and extent of such advertising and promotions are subject to change without specific notice to you.

You represent and warrant that: (i) you own the Content posted by you on or through The College Culture Services or otherwise have the right to grant the license set forth in this section, (ii) the posting and use of your Content on or through The College Culture Services does not violate the privacy rights, publicity rights, copyrights, contract rights, intellectual property rights or any other rights of any person, and (iii) the posting of your Content on the Site does not result in a breach of contract between you and a third party. You agree to pay for all royalties, fees, and any other monies owing any person by reason of Content you post on or through The College Culture Services.

The College Culture Services contain Content of The College Culture ("The College Culture Content"). The College Culture Content is protected by copyright, trademark, trade secret and other laws, and The College Culture owns and retains all rights in The College Culture Content and The College Culture Services. The College Culture hereby grants you a limited, revocable, nonsublicensable license to reproduce and display The College Culture Content (excluding any software code) solely for your personal use in connection with viewing the Site and using The College Culture Services.

The College Culture Services contain Content of Users and other The College Culture licensors. Except as provided within this Agreement, you may not copy, modify, translate, publish, broadcast, transmit, distribute, perform, display, or sell any Content appearing on or through The College Culture Services.

The College Culture performs technical functions necessary to offer The College Culture Services, including but not limited to transcoding and/or reformatting Content to allow its use throughout The College Culture Services.

Although the Site and other The College Culture Services are normally available, there will be occasions when the Site or other The College Culture Services will be interrupted for scheduled maintenance or upgrades, for emergency repairs, or due to failure of telecommunications links and equipment that are beyond the control of The College Culture. Also, although The College Culture will normally only delete Content that violates this Agreement, The College Culture reserves the right to delete any Content for any reason, without prior notice. Deleted content may be stored by The College Culture in order to comply with certain legal obligations and is not retrievable without a valid court order. Consequently, The College Culture encourages you to maintain your own backup of your Content. In other words, The College Culture is not a backup service. The College Culture will not be liable to you for any modification, suspension, or discontinuation of the The College Culture Services, or the loss of any Content.