Terms of Use

Welcome to the GMiS website. These Terms of Use (“Terms”) apply to www.greatmindsinstem.com, and any associated webpages (the “Website”). The Website is owned by Great Minds in STEM (“GMiS”). Any person accessing or using the Website, including use of any of our service(s) through a mobile device, mobile application or otherwise, is referred to as “you”.

When you visit this Website, you are agreeing that both your access to the Website and your use of the Website are governed by these Terms. These Terms are effective as of September 1, 2021 (“Effective Date”).

Users

You must be 18 years of age or older to use, register for an account, transmit/submit/post any content, material, or personally identifiable information, or place an order on this Website. By submitting information through the Website you represent that you meet these age restrictions. GMiS provides you with access to, and use of, the Website subject to your compliance with these Terms. No material from the Website may be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any way, except as specifically allowed in these Terms.

These Terms of Use May Change

GMiS has included the effective date of our Terms above. We reserve the right to update or modify these Terms of Use at any time without prior notice. Your use of the Website following any such change constitutes your agreement to follow and be bound by the Terms of Use as changed. For this reason, we encourage you to review these Terms of Use whenever you use the Website. These Terms supersede all previous notices or statements regarding the Website. GMiS reserves the right to terminate or discontinue any aspect of the Website in our sole discretion and without any notice including, but not limited to, information or other materials, features, and/or hours of availability, and we will not be liable to you or to any third party for doing so.

Website Contents

All of the content you see on the Website, including, for example, all of the page headers, images, illustrations, graphics, audio clips, video clips, and text, are subject to trademark, service mark, trade dress, copyright, and/or other intellectual property rights or licenses held by GMiS, one of its affiliates, or by third parties who have licensed their materials to GMiS. The entire content of the Website is copyrighted as a collective work under U.S. copyright laws, and GMiS owns a copyright in the selection, coordination, arrangement, and enhancement of the content. The content of the Website, and the Website as a whole, are intended solely for personal, noncommercial use by the users of the Website. You may only download, print, and store selected portions of the content, provided you (1) only use these copies of the content for your own personal, noncommercial use, (2) do not copy or post the content on any network computer or broadcast the content in any media, and (3) do not modify or alter the content in any way, or delete or change any copyright or trademark notice.

We grant you a personal, non-exclusive, non-transferable license to access the Website and to use the information and services contained here. No right, title, or interest in any downloaded materials is transferred to you as a result of any such downloading. GMiS reserves complete title and full intellectual property rights in any content you download from the Website. No joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between GMiS and you as a result of these Terms or your use of the Website.

All content that you post on this Website or otherwise disclosed, offered, or submitted to GMiS or any of our brands shall be and remain GMiS’s property, which we may use for any purpose including commercial purposes. Such disclosure, submission, or offer of any content shall constitute an assignment to GMiS of all worldwide rights, titles, and interests in all copyrights and other intellectual property in the content. GMiS is and shall be under no obligation to maintain any content you post, offer, disclose, or submit to GMiS in confidence or to pay to user any compensation for any such content.

Except as otherwise provided herein, use of the Website does not grant you a license to any content, features, or materials you may access on the Website and you may not copy, download, reproduce, modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, publish, transmit, transfer, distribute, or create derivative works of such content, features, or materials, in whole or in part unless you first obtain written permission from GMiS. Any commercial use of the Website is strictly prohibited, except as allowed herein or otherwise approved by us. You may not download or save a copy of any of the content or screens for any purpose except as otherwise provided by GMiS. If you make use of the Website, other than as provided herein, in doing so you may violate copyright and other laws of the United States, other countries, as well as applicable state laws and may be subject to liability for such unauthorized use. We do not grant any license or other authorization to any user of our trademarks, registered trademarks, service marks, other copyrightable material, or any other intellectual property by including them on the Website.

Trademarks and Service Marks

Trademarks, service marks, and logos appearing in this Website are the property of GMiS or the party that provided the trademarks, service marks, and logos to GMiS. GMiS and any party that provided trademarks, service marks, and logos to GMiS retain all rights with respect to any of their respective trademarks, service marks, and logos appearing in this site.

Submissions

All comments, feedback, suggestions, ideas, and other submissions disclosed, submitted, or offered to GMiS on or by the Website or otherwise disclosed, submitted, or offered to GMiS (collectively, “Comments”) shall be and remain GMiS’s property, which we may use for any purpose including commercial purposes. Such disclosure, submission, or offer of any Comments shall constitute an assignment to GMiS of all worldwide rights, titles, and interests in all copyrights and other intellectual property in the Comments. GMiS is and shall be under no obligation to maintain any Comments in confidence or to pay to user any compensation for any Comments.

You agree that no Comments submitted by you to GMiS will violate any right of any third party, including copyright, trademark, privacy, or other personal or proprietary right(s). You are and shall remain solely responsible for the content of any Comments you make.

Messages

You may not use unlawful, obscene, profane, threatening, etc., language or content in any message sent to a third party through the use of any of the various GMiS messaging services available to customers (“Message”), including, without limitation, gift messages, and messages sent when forwarding product information. Examples of the kinds of conduct or content that are prohibited in a Message include:

  • The transmission of any content that could violate, or could facilitate the violation of, any applicable law or regulation
  • The transmission of any content that is profane, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, indecent, lewd, harassing, threatening, harmful, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, inflammatory, or otherwise objectionable
  • The impersonation of any person or entity in any part of any Message

We may, but are not obligated to, restrict or remove any and all content from a Message that we determine in our sole discretion violates these guidelines or is otherwise harmful to us, other GMiS customers, or any third party.

Privacy and Your Information

Your information is subject to GMiS’s Privacy Policy. For more information, see our full Privacy Policy. You agree to the use of your information in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

Passwords and Security

If you register for an account with the Website, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password and for restricting access to your computer. You agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur using your account or password.
You are prohibited from using any services or facilities provided in connection with this site to compromise security or tamper with system resources and/or accounts. The use or distribution of tools designed for compromising security (e.g., password guessing programs, cracking tools, or network probing tools) is strictly prohibited. If you become involved in any violation of system security, GMiS reserves the right to release your details to system administrators at other sites in order to assist them in resolving security incidents. GMiS reserves the right to investigate suspected violations of these Terms of Use.
GMiS reserves the right to fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing GMiS to disclose the identity of anyone posting any e-mail messages, or publishing or otherwise making available any materials that are believed to violate these Terms of Use. BY ACCEPTING THIS AGREEMENT YOU WAIVE AND HOLD HARMLESS GMIS FROM ANY CLAIMS RESULTING FROM ANY ACTION TAKEN BY GMIS DURING OR AS A RESULT OF ITS INVESTIGATIONS AND/OR FROM ANY ACTIONS TAKEN AS A CONSEQUENCE OF INVESTIGATIONS BY EITHER GMIS OR LAW ENFORCEMENT AUTHORITIES.

Links

The Website may provide, or third parties may provide, links to other websites or resources. Because GMiS has no control over such sites and resources, GMiS is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. GMiS shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods, or services available on or through any such site or resource. GMiS reserves the exclusive right, at its sole discretion, to add, change, decline, or remove, without notice, any feature or link to any linked site. Permission must be granted by GMiS for any type of link to the Website. To request our permission, you may write to GMiS at the address below. We reserve the right to deny any request or rescind any permission granted by us to link through any type of link and to require termination of any link to the Website at our discretion at any time.

Disclaimer of Warranty

THIS WEBSITE IS PROVIDED BY GMIS ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. GMIS MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE OPERATION OF THIS WEBSITE OR THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS, OR PRODUCTS INCLUDED ON THIS WEBSITE. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK.

TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY APPLICABLE LAW, GMIS DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. GMIS DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THIS WEBSITE, ITS SERVERS, OR EMAIL SENT FROM GMIS ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.

Limitation of Liability

NEITHER GMIS OR ITS AFFILIATES, OR ANY OF THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, SUCCESSORS, OR ASSIGNS WILL BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, LOSS OF DATA, INCOME, OR PROFIT, LOSS OF OR DAMAGE TO PROPERTY, AND CLAIMS OF THIRD PARTIES.
CERTAIN STATE LAWS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN DAMAGES. IF THESE LAWS APPLY TO YOU, SOME OR ALL OF THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS, OR LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU, AND YOU MIGHT HAVE ADDITIONAL RIGHTS.

Indemnification

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold GMiS and affiliates, and its and their respective directors, employees, agents, successors, and assigns harmless from and against any and all claims, damages, costs, and expenses, including attorneys’ fees, arising from or related to your use of the Website, your violation of these Terms, or your posting or transmission of any materials on or through the Website.

User Conduct

You agree to use the Website only for lawful purposes. You agree not to take any action that might compromise the security of the Website, render the Website inaccessible to others, or otherwise cause damage to the Website or its content. You agree not to use the Website in any manner that might interfere with the rights of third parties.

Specific Prohibited Uses

You are responsible for your own communications, including the upload, transmission, and posting of information, and are responsible for the consequences of your posting on or through the Website. GMiS specifically prohibits any use of the Website, and requires all users to agree not to use the Website, for any of the following:

1. Posting any information that is incomplete, false, inaccurate, or not your own
2. Impersonating another person
3. Engaging in or encouraging conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, giving rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any city, state, national, or international law or regulation, or that fails to comply with accepted Internet protocol
4. Posting material that is copyrighted or otherwise owned by a third party unless you are the copyright owner or have the permission of the owner to post it
5. Posting material that reveals trade secrets, unless you own them or have the permission of the owner
6. Posting material that infringes on any other intellectual property, privacy, or publicity right of another
7. Transmitting or transferring (by any means) information or software derived from the Website to foreign countries or certain foreign nations in violation of U.S. export control laws
8. Attempting to interfere in any way with the Website’s or GMiS’s networks or network security, or attempting to use the Website’s service to gain unauthorized access to any other computer system

Security Rules

Violations of system or network security may result in civil or criminal liability. GMiS will investigate occurrences and may involve, and cooperate with, law enforcement authorities in prosecuting the user or users who are involved in such violations. You are prohibited from violating or attempting to violate the security of the Website, including, without limitation, the following:

1. Accessing data not intended for such user or logging into a server or account that user is not authorized to access
2. Attempting to probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of a system or network or to breach security or authentication measures without proper authorization
3. Attempting to interfere with service to any user, host, or network, including, without limitation, via means of submitting a virus to the Website, overloading, denial of service attacks, or any other effort to cause “crashing” of the Website
4. Sending unsolicited email, including promotions and/or advertising of products or services
5. Forging any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any email or newsgroup posting

Waiver

The failure of GMiS to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms of Use shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.

Severability

If any provision of these Terms of Use is unenforceable, that provision shall be deemed severed from these Terms of Use and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions.

Contacting Us

To contact GMiS  with any questions or concerns in connection with these Terms or the Website, or to provide notice to GMiS, you can email or write to us at the following:

Great Minds in STEM
5211 E. Washington Blvd.

Ste #2-320
Los Angeles, CA 90040

info@greatmindsinstem.org