Terms and Conditions – ScholarLink Platform Users

1. Introduction

Welcome to ScholarLink! These Terms and Conditions (“Terms”) outline the rules and regulations for using our platform (“Platform”). By accessing or using the Platform, you agree to be bound by these Terms.

2. User Accounts

  • Registration: You must be at least 13 years old to register for an account on ScholarLink. By registering, you agree to provide accurate and complete information about yourself.
  • Account Security: You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password. You agree not to share your account credentials with anyone else.
  • User Conduct: You agree to use ScholarLink in a respectful and professional manner. You are prohibited from:
    • Posting any illegal, offensive, or discriminatory content.
    • Impersonating another user.
    • Infringing on any intellectual property rights.
    • Disrupting the normal operation of the Platform.

3. Content Ownership and Usage

  • ScholarLink Content: ScholarLink owns all intellectual property rights associated with the Platform, including its design, code, and content. You may not reproduce, distribute, modify, create derivative works of, publicly display, publicly perform, transmit, sell, or commercially exploit any content from ScholarLink without our written permission.
  • User Content: You retain all ownership rights to the content you post on ScholarLink. However, by posting content, you grant ScholarLink a non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, modify, publish, and distribute your content on the Platform. You also grant ScholarLink the right to sublicense these rights to third parties.

4. Third-Party Content and Services

  • ScholarLink may contain links to third-party websites or services. We are not responsible for the content or practices of any third-party websites or services.

5. Disclaimer of Liability

  • ScholarLink is provided “as is” and without warranty of any kind, express or implied. We disclaim all warranties, including but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement.
  • We are not responsible for any damages that may occur as a result of your use of the Platform, including but not limited to, direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, or punitive damages.

6. Termination

  • We may terminate your access to the Platform for violating these Terms. This includes removing your account and content from the Platform.

7. Governing Law and Dispute Resolution

  • These Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of [insert jurisdiction], without regard to its conflict of law provisions.
  • Any dispute arising out of or relating to these Terms will be settled through [insert dispute resolution method, e.g., arbitration].

8. Entire Agreement

  • These Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and ScholarLink regarding your use of the Platform.

9. Contact Us

  • If you have any questions about these Terms and Conditions, please contact us through [email protected].

10. Updates to Terms and Conditions

We reserve the right to change these Terms and Conditions at any time. Your continued use of the Platform constitutes your acceptance of any changes to these Terms. We will post any changes on the Platform and notify you by email [email protected]