Following are the terms and conditions under which you may use the Scholar Box Site ("Web Site"). If you do not accept these Terms of Use, please do not use this web site and service. By using this Web Site, you are indicating your acceptance of these Terms of Use, including all terms and condition for the use of the Web Site. Scholar Box, LLC ("Scholar Box") may revise these Terms and Conditions at any time by updating these Terms of Use as they are displayed on this web site. We are not required to contact you prior to making any change to these Terms of Use. You should visit this page periodically to review these Terms of Use, because they are binding on you. The terms "You" and "User" as used herein refer to all individuals and/or entities accessing this Web Site for any reason.

Use of Scholar-Box.com and the Web Site Content

Scholar Box authorizes you to view and access the Web Site solely for your personal, non-commercial use. You shall not copy or adapt the underlying HTML code that with respect to any portion of the Web Site or the content appearing therein.

The contents of this Web Site including all text, images, graphics, logos, links, button icons, software and other content (collectively, "Web Site Content"), are protected under both United States copyright, trademark and other laws. All Web Site Content is the property of Scholar Box, its content suppliers or clients. The compilation (meaning the collection, arrangement and assembly) of all content on this Web Site is the exclusive property of Scholar Box and is also protected by United States copyright laws. Unauthorized copying or use of the Web Site Content (including its use on any other website) may violate copyright, trademark, and other laws. You are prohibited from using the Web Site in violation of any applicable foreign, domestic, federal or state laws, rules or regulations or in a manner that that will infringe the copyright, trademark, trade secret or other intellectual property rights of others or violate the privacy, publicity or other personal rights of others. The use of defamatory, threatening, hateful, obscene, or abusive language, images or postings on the Scholar Box Sites are strictly prohibited.

Scholar Box Site Security Rules

You are prohibited from violating or attempting to violate the security of any Scholar Box Site, including, without limitation, (a) intercepting or accessing data not intended for such user or logging into a server or account which the user is not authorized to access, (b) attempting to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of a system or network or to breach security or authentication measures without prior express written authorization, (c) attempting to interfere with service to any user, host or network, including, without limitation, via means of submitting a virus to any Scholar Box Site, overloading, "flooding", "denial of service attacking", "spamming", "mailbombing" or "crashing", (d) sending unsolicited e-mail, including promotions and/or advertising of products or services, or (e) forging any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any e-mail or newsgroup posting. Violations of system or network security may result in civil or criminal liability.

Permitted Uses

Scholar Box Sites may be used only for lawful purposes by individuals seeking information about scholarships, the application process to such scholarships. Scholar Box specifically prohibits any other use of the Web Site. By using the Web Site you agree not to take any of the following actions with respect to any Scholar Box Site:

  • (a) Using any device, software or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of any Scholar Box Site or any activity being conducted on the Web Site;
  • (b) Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained herein, using or attempting to use any engine, software, tool, agent or other device or mechanism (including, without limitation, customized browsers, spiders, robots, avatars or intelligent agents) to navigate or search any Scholar Box Site other than the search engine and software available from Scholar Box on such Scholar Box Site and other than generally available third party web browsers such as Microsoft Explorer is strictly prohibited;
  • (c) Attempting to decipher, decompile, disassemble or reverse engineer any of the software comprising or in any way making up a part of any Scholar Box Site;
  • (d) Taking any action which imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on any Scholar Box Site's infrastructure, including, without limitation, denial of service attacks; and
  • (e) Aggregating, copying or duplicating in any manner any of the Web Site Content or information available from any Scholar Box Site.

User Information

When you register for the Web Site, you will be asked to provide Scholar Box with certain information including, without limitation, a valid email address (your "Personal Information"). In addition to the terms and conditions that may be set forth in Scholar Box privacy policy on this Web Site, you understand and agree that Scholar Box may disclose to third parties, on an anonymous basis, certain aggregate information based on the information you provide to Scholar Box and your usage of the Web Site. Scholar Box will not disclose to any third party your name or other Personal Information without your prior consent, except to the extent necessary or appropriate to comply with applicable laws, subpoena, or other legally compelled disclosure. Scholar Box reserves the right to offer third party services and products to you based on the information and preferences that you provide to Scholar Box during your registration at the Web Site and at any time thereafter; such offers may be made by Scholar Box or by third parties. Please see Scholar Box's privacy policy for further details regarding your Personal Information. We are not responsible for any data collection and practices of non-affiliated third-parties that are linked to from our Web Site.

Children Under the Age of 13

The safety and privacy of children is very important to us. We are committed to comply with the requirements of all federal and state law, including the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 ("COPPA"). For more information about COPPA, please visit the Federal Trade Commission's website.

This Web Site is not intended for children under the age of 13. Scholar Box will not knowingly register or otherwise collect Personal Information from persons who identify themselves as being under the age of 13 during the registration process, without the prior consent of such child's parent or guardian.

Password

When you register at the Scholar Box Site, you will be requested to enter a password which will provide you with access to the Scholar Box Site, our services and your account. You are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your password. While you will be able to permit others to access your account and information, such as parent, guardian or school counselor, each such person will set their own password the first time they access your account. You shall be responsible for all uses of your account, whether or not expressly authorized by you. Scholar Box may rely upon any instructions provided by any person accessing your account after inputting your password, including the release of your Personal Information. In the event of a lost password, you agree that Scholar Box may email such password to the email address in our records and associated with your account. You agree that Scholar Box shall not be liable for any misuse as a result thereof.

Policy Regarding Persons Who Violate these Terms of Use or Infringe the Intellectual Property Rights Of Others

Any violation of these Terms of Use may result in the immediate denial of access to the Scholar Box Site and use of the Scholar Box Services. Scholar Box and our affiliated companies respect the intellectual property of others, and we request that our Users and content partners to do the same. The unauthorized reproduction, copying, distribution, modification, public display or public performance of copyrighted works constitutes infringement of the copyright owner's rights. As a condition to your use of this Web Site, you agree not to use the Web Site or any other Scholar Box Site to infringe the privacy or intellectual property rights of others in any way. We may terminate the accounts of any account holders, and block access to our Web Site and/or the other Scholar Box Sites of any users, who improperly access or use the Personal Information of others or infringe on the copyrights or other intellectual property rights of others. We reserve the right to take these actions at any time, in our sole discretion, with or without notice, and without any liability to the account holder who is terminated or to the user whose access is blocked. You are deemed to be responsible for all actions taken by persons to whom you grant access to your account.

No Warranties

This Web Site acts as a venue for students to search for and learn about scholarships. Scholar Box is not involved in the actual application process between scholarship providers and students. As a result, Scholar Box has no control over the quality, safety or legality of the offers, the truth or accuracy of the listings, the intent or ability of scholarship providers to offer scholarships. We require that any scholarships submitted to our network be real and have full intentions on awarding a scholarship as detailed in their application. As we allow anyone to submit scholarships to our network, we won't be held accountable for illegitimate scholarship listings.

The Web Site Content may contain inaccuracies or typographical errors. Scholar Box makes no representations about the accuracy, reliability or completeness, of any Scholar Box Site or the Web Site Content or the timeliness of any services therein provided. The use of the Scholar Box Sites and the Web Site Content is at your own risk. Changes are periodically made to the Scholar Box Sites. While we will endeavor to make these changes at a time least likely to interfere with your use of the Web Site, such changes may be made at any time.

SCHOLAR BOX DOES NOT WARRANT THAT ANY SCHOLAR BOX SITE WILL OPERATE ERROR-FREE OR THAT ANY SCHOLAR BOX SITE AND ITS SERVERS ARE FREE OF COMPUTER VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL MECHANISMS. IF YOUR USE OF ANY SCHOLAR BOX SITE RESULTS IN THE NEED FOR SERVICING OR REPLACING EQUIPMENT OR DATA, SCHOLAR BOX IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THOSE COSTS. THE SCHOLAR BOX SITES AND WEB SITE CONTENT ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, SCHOLAR BOX DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING THE WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.

Limitation on Damages

IN NO EVENT SHALL SCHOLAR BOX, ITS AFFILIATED ENTITIES, ITS SUPPLIERS, OR ANY THIRD PARTIES MENTIONED ON ANY SCHOLAR BOX SITE BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, INCIDENTAL AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS, OR DAMAGES RESULTING FROM LOST DATA OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) RESULTING FROM THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE ANY SCHOLAR BOX SITE AND THE WEB SITE CONTENT, WHETHER BASED IN CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT SCHOLAR BOX IS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. The aggregate liability for Scholar Box to you for all claims arising from the use of the Web Site or any Scholar Box Site is limited to the sum of Seven and 00/100 Dollars ($7.00).

Links to Other Sites

The Web Site contains links to third party web sites. These links are provided solely as a convenience to you and not as an endorsement by Scholar Box of the contents on such third-party Web sites. Scholar Box is not responsible for the content of linked third-party sites and does not make any representations regarding the content or accuracy of materials on such third party Web sites. If you decide to access linked third party Web sites through a Scholar Box Site, you do so at your own risk.

No Resale or Unauthorized Commercial Use

You agree not to resell or assign your rights or obligations under these Terms of Use. You also agree not to make any unauthorized commercial use of any Scholar Box Site.

Indemnity

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Scholar Box, its members, officers, directors, employees and agents, from and against any claims, actions or demands, including, without limitation, reasonable legal and accounting fees, arising from or resulting to your use of any Scholar Box Site or your breach of these Terms of Use. Scholar Box shall provide notice to you promptly of any such claim, suit, or proceeding and shall assist you, at your expense, in defending any such claim, suit or proceeding.

General

Scholar Box makes no claims that the Web Site Content may be lawfully viewed or accessed outside of the United States. If you access the Web Site from outside of the United States, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with the laws of your jurisdiction. These Terms of Use are governed by the laws of the State of Illinois, without respect to its conflict of laws principles. Jurisdiction for any claims arising under these Terms of Use or the use of the Web Site shall lie exclusively with the state or federal courts within Chicago, Illinois, and by use of the Web Site you submit to the jurisdiction of these courts. If any provision of these Terms of Use is found to be invalid by any court of competent jurisdiction, such invalid provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these Terms of Use, which shall remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any compliance with these Terms of Use shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or any other term. Except as expressly provided in additional terms of use for areas of the Web Site, a particular "Legal Notice," or Software License or material on particular Web pages, these Terms of Use constitute the entire agreement between you and Scholar Box with respect to the use of Web Site. These Terms of Use may amended at any time and from time to time, by a revised posting on this page. We do not undertake any obligation to otherwise notify you of such amendment.

Additional Terms of Use

Certain areas of this Web Site and the other Scholar Box Sites are subject to additional terms of use. By using such areas, or any part thereof, you agree to be bound by the additional terms of use applicable to such areas.

Without limiting any of the other disclaimers of warranty set forth in these Terms of Use, Scholar Box does not provide or make any representations, warranties or guarantees as to the quality or nature of any of the products or services purchased through Web Site or any other Scholar Box Site. Any such representation, warranty or guaranty would be furnished solely by the provider of the product or service, under the terms agreed to by the provider.

Updated: November 1, 2012

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