Terms of use agreement

Thank you for choosing to use the Academic Wilds service (the "Service"). As a user of the Service, you are required to accept the conditions listed in this Terms of Use Agreement (the "Terms of Use"). If you do not accept any one or more of the conditions contained herein, you may not be a member of the Service, nor may you use the Service. "Use" of the Service means navigating to, downloading, viewing, or otherwise accessing via a browser or any other software the www.acacdemicwilds.com domain or any content contained therein, or to any sub domain of the domain, or any content contained therein, except for the content that is available without logging in to the Service.

1. Privacy

Academic Wilds respects your privacy. We will never disclose your information, identity, or any of your content to third parties, unless required to do so by law.

2. Grant of a limited license to use the Service.

Subject to your acceptance and continuing compliance with the Terms of Use, you are granted a limited license to use the Service once you have successfully created and authenticated an account with the Service.

3. Requirements to maintain your license to use the Service.

At all times that you use the Service, you agree that:

  • a) you are registered or were registered within the last year at a higher educational institution, which includes a University, a College, a Technical Institute, a Continuing Studies Institution, but does not include a grade school, an elementary school, a high school, or any other kind of school which does not grant a diploma, certificate or degree (an "Institution");
  • b) you will maintain access to your official Institution email address;
  • c) you will not give out your username and password, or allow anyone other than yourself to use your account;
  • d) you will not engage in academic misconduct, as defined by the Institution(s) identified above with which you are/were registered within the past year, in connection with the use of the Service;
  • e) you will not misrepresent yourself either through your profile information or in the content that you post or upload;
  • f) you will not upload content that you know to be infringing;
  • g) you will not engage in any other prohibited conduct which includes:
    i) positing of unacceptable content including: pornography, hate speech, violent speech, false and misleading information, advertising, viruses or other malicious content;
    ii) unacceptable conduct including, stalking, harassment, abuse, or any other conduct prohibited by law;
  • k) you will comply with the rest of the Terms of Use.

4. Content.

When you upload content to the Service, you grant Academic Wilds a non-exclusive, worldwide, sub-licensable license to that content. The license is revoked when you delete the content, however, the content will remain on our servers for a period of time after it is deleted by you (similar to your computer's recycle bin).

Academic Wilds will not actively filter, assess, weight, value, or otherwise consider user-uploaded content unless it is flagged by users of the Service.

Academic Wilds will not consider the copyright or lack thereof in any content whatsoever, even if it is flagged by users of the Service. For copyright infringement claims, the formal process identified HERE must be followed. Even when the formal process is followed, Academic Wilds will not consider the content in question. If the all of the requirements of the formal process are met, Academic Wilds will merely give notice to the potential infringer of the claim.

Academic Wilds will not delete content based on copyright infringement claims.

5. Updates.

Academic Wilds may update the Terms of Use at any time. It is your responsibility to make yourself aware of any changes to the Terms of Use.

6. Termination of Account.

Academic Wilds may suspend or terminate your account at any time with or without notice to you. While Academic Wilds will always strive to be transparent in the administration process, it is not always possible to notify users of the reasons for a suspension or termination. Most often, however, termination or suspension will be as a result of a breach of one of the conditions listed in the Terms of Use.

7. No Warranty; Limitation of Liability.

Academic Wilds provides the Service for your use on an "as-is" basis, and does not provide any warranties, express or implied.

Academic Wilds is not responsible for any damages that you may suffer as a result of your use of the Service. You agree to indemnify Academic Wilds from any claim, demand, damages, and/or fees from a third party in connection with your use of the Service.

8. Disputes.

Any disagreement between you and Academic Wilds that arises as a result of your use of the Service must first be attempted to be resolved by contacting us here. If this fails, you agree to enter into mediation and/or arbitration before commencing any court proceeding.

9. Choice of Law.

The Terms of Use shall be governed and construed according to the applicable laws in the jurisdiction of British Columbia, Canada, without regard to choice of law principles.