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THIS A LEGALLY BINDING E-AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOU (referenced herein as “You/you” or “user” or “your” or “prospective student” or “student” or “institute”) AND StudyCrown, a limited company based in New Zealand (referenced herein as “StudyCrown.com” or “Our”), APPLIES EACH TIME YOU ACCESS OR USE OUR WEBSITE, https://www.StudyCrown.com, (Also referred to as “Service” or “Services). For the purposes of this policy, THE WEBSITE will ALSO be referred to as “Service and Services”. THESE TERMS OF USE (“TOU”) SHOULD BE READ CAREFULLY BECAUSE THEY GOVERN YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE CONTENT (“StudyCrown.com MATERIALS”) PROVIDED THROUGH THIS WEBSITE. ADDITIONALLY, THIS TOU ALSO INCLUDES OUR SEPARATE PRIVACY POLICY WHICH CAN BE ACCESSED ON OUR WEBSITE.

StudyCrown.com IS WILLING TO ALLOW YOU TO USE OUR WEBSITE ONLY UNDER THE CONDITION THAT YOU ACCEPT AND AGREE TO ALL OF THE TOU CONTAINED HEREIN.  IF FOR ANY REASON, YOU ARE UNABLE OR UNWILLING TO AGREE TO THIS TOU, YOU AGREE TO IMMEDIATELY CEASE UTILIZING OUR SERVICES AND TO DELETE YOUR ACCOUNT ON OUR SERVICE.

Introduction

StudyCrown.com exists for the purpose of connecting students to institutes so they may apply for courses utilizing one platform: our website. Our website allows students and institutes to share documents, to submit applications, and approve or deny applications for courses.

License to use Service

StudyCrown.com provides to you a personal, revocable, limited, non-exclusive, royalty-free, and non-transferable license to utilize our website as long as you fully comply with these TOU. Unless otherwise stated, StudyCrown.com owns the copyrights and trademarks published on this website and in our advertising (excluding the copyrights belonging to individual educational institutes and their websites) and all other materials, including your messages, applications, resumes, and cover letters used on www.StudyCrown.com. Subject to the terms below, all these intellectual property rights are reserved.

Terms

This agreement is effective while you utilize our website as a student or institute, while you have an active or even inactive account on our website, and/or when you utilize our free or premium services.

Restrictions

Notwithstanding the foregoing license grant, you may not translate, modify create derivative work(s) of, advertise, copy, distribute, disassemble, broadcast, transmit, publish, remove or alter any proprietary notices or labels, license, sublicense, sell, transfer mirror, exploit, frame rent, lease, private label, grant a security interest in, or otherwise use in any manner not expressly permitted herein, on our website to anyone for public use.  Specifically, and by way of illustration and not limitation, you may not separate and use any graphics, interfaces, photographs, audio, video, sounds, artwork, designs, computer code (including html code), programs, software, and documentation found on or accessible through this Service that is not expressly authorized for your use.   

Moreover, you may not:
  • utilize a “robot, “page scrape device,” or any other device, program, script, algorithm, or methodology, or any similar or equivalent manual process, to access, acquire, copy, or monitor any portion of this Service or in any way reproduce or circumvent the navigational structure or presentation of this Service in order to obtain or attempt to obtain any of StudyCrown.com’ Materials or any other information through any means not purposely made available through this Website;
  • attempt to gain unauthorized access to (a) any portion or feature of this Website, (b) any other systems or networks connected to this Website, (c) any StudyCrown.com server, or (d) to any of the services offered on or through this Service, by hacking, password “mining,” or any other illegitimate or prohibited means;
  • scan, probe or test the vulnerability of this Service or any network connected to this Service, nor breach the security or authentication measures on this Service or any network connected to this Service;
  • trace,  reverse track, or seek to trace any information on any other user of or visitor to this Service,
  • take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on the infrastructure of this Website or StudyCrown.com’ systems or networks or any systems or networks connected to this Website,
  • use any software, device, or routine to interfere with (a) the proper working of this Service, (b) any transaction conducted on this Service, or (c) with any other person’s use of this Service,
  • forge headers, impersonate a person, or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise your identity or the origin of any message or transmittal you send to StudyCrown.com  on or through this Service,
  • e-mail addresses, contact information, or other user or visitor information from this service; or
  • use this Service in an unlawful manner or in a manner that could damage, disparage, or otherwise negatively impact StudyCrown.com . 
StudyCrown Basics
  • Basic Format: Institutes will be listed on our website. Students will find the institute that interest them and will apply. Institutes that choose to purchase leads from our website will be granted access to the leads that are generated.
  • Payment- Our website is free of charge for students. Institutes and their courses are listed for free on our website as well. However, if an institute would like enhanced visibility on our website, this would incur an additional fee for a premium listing. Institutes are also charged for leads generated through our website that they choose to view.
  • Lead Generation Defined: A generated lead consists of a student applying for a course through our website and completing the process. Their details are considered a lead. Institutions will then be able to review these leads when the institute purchases the leads that are generated.
  • Accurate Data: We will do our best to provide the most accurate, up-to-date data for both students and institutes; however, you are willing to accept that the data we provide may not be the most accurate for any number of reasons.

Prohibited Use of StudyCrown.com
You agree, that by utilizing our services, you will not:
  • perform an illegal act with our service, use an alias name, use fake or forged information, use our service in an illegal manner, violate an existing copyright/trademark, or utilize this service in contradiction to a court order;
  • utilize our services in a country, state, or even city where they are not permitted;
  • attempt to copy our service by creating your own, similar service within 3 years of utilizing our website;

Breaches of this TOU

Without prejudice to StudyCrown.com other rights under this TOU, if you breach or fail to abide by any portion of the Prohibited Use of StudyCrown.com (seen above) or any other provision of this TOU in any way, we may take such action as we deems appropriate to deal with the breach, including: suspending your access to this Website; prohibiting you from accessing this Service by blocking your IP address; contacting your internet service provider to request that they block your access to this Website; and/or bring proceedings against you in the court of law. This is a legally binding agreement; therefore, we take these TOU very seriously and will initiate an action against you if you violate them.

Direction to Third Party Service

You consent to being directed to a third party website and by having your information shared with a third party (as stated in our Privacy Policy). By agreeing to these terms, you also acknowledge that StudyCrown.com will not be responsible for the actions of any third party or for the actions of our institutes or prospective students. You assume the risk by utilizing our website

No warranties

StudyCrown.com makes no representations or warranties in relation to this service or the information and materials provided herein and all services on this website are provided “as is.”

We also do not warrant that:
  • this website or its features will constantly be available, or available at all;
  • the institutes will provide interviews or even contact prospective students;
  • that students will contact prospective institutes;
  • the information on this Service is complete, true, accurate or non-misleading; or
  • that the institutes or students are who they claim to be.

Full Limitation of Liability and Indemnity

BY ACCEPTING THESE TERMS OF USE, YOU AGREE THAT WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOU, YOUR IMAGE, OR YOUR PROPERTY. YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ENSURING YOU HAVE REASONABLE MECHANISMS TO SECURE AND PROTECT YOUR EQUIPMENT, YOUR INFORMATION, YOUR IMAGE, BECAUSE BY UTILIZING OUR WEBSITE YOU WAIVE YOUR RIGHTS AND ARE ASSUMING ALL RISK OF LOSS OR DAMAGE THAT MAY ARISE OR BE ASSOCIATED WITH USE OF THIS WEBSITE.
MOREOVER, YOU AGREE TO INDEMNIFY US AGAINST ANY AND ALL CLAIMS THAY MAY OCCUR AS A RESULT OF YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE. YOU ACCEPT FULL RESPONSIBILITY FOR YOUR ACTIONS AND WILL MAINTAIN ALL COURT FEES, ATTORNEYS FEES, RELATED COSTS, AND WILL PAY ANY JUDGMENT LEVIED AGAINST StudyCrown.com AS A RESULT OF YOUR USE OF StudyCrown.com. You also expressly absolve and release us from any claim of harm resulting from claims or actions arising out of or as a result of your breach or violation of this TOU, or as a result of another userS’ breach or violation of this TOU, including but not limited to any violations of law and regulation as well as claims of INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY infringement (INCLUDING COPYRIGHT AND TRADEMARK INFRINGEMENT), misappropriation or violation of the rights of others AND THEIR IMAGE AND causeS beyond our reasonable control, including, but not limited to the failure of electronic or mechanical equipment or communication lines; computer viruses; unauthorized access; theft; operator errors; severe weather; earthquakes; or natural disasters, strikes, labor problems, wars, or governmental restrictions.

Additionally, WE will not be liable to you (whether under the law of contract, the law of torts or otherwise) in relation to the contents of, or use of, or otherwise in connection with this WEBSITE or any third party Services (we may direct you to): for any direct loss; for any indirect, special or consequential loss; for any business losses, loss of revenue, income, profits or anticipated savings, loss of contracts or business relationships, loss of reputation or goodwill, or loss or corruption of information or data; or for any emotional or physical harm that you may incur from a STUDENT OR INSTITUTE.

Studycrown.com has an interest in limiting the personal liability of our Members and/or Employees. You agree that you will ALSO not bring any claim personally against Studycrown.com, Our Members or Employees in respect of any losses you suffer in connection with this Service. Without prejudice to the foregoing paragraph, you agree that the limitations of warranties and liability set out in this Service disclaimer will protect Studycrown.com, Our Members, Employees, agents, partners, subsidiaries, successors, assigns and sub-contractors.
Exceptions

This TOU will not limit any warranty or exclude any warranty implied by law that it would be unlawful under New Zealand Law to exclude or limit; and nothing in this TOU will exclude or limit the liability of StudyCrown.com in respect of any matter which it would be illegal or unlawful for us to exclude or limit, or to attempt or purport to exclude or limit, its liability.

Audit

We reserve the right to test an institute’s responsiveness and the legitimacy of their information updated on our website. We also reserve the right to test a student’s legitimacy by inquiring and ensuring they are abiding by our TOU.

Intellectual Property
  • By utilizing StudyCrown.com, you are releasing your rights of ownership to your profile, the lead generation information you provide, and the leads that are provided for each institute.
  • StudyCrown.com owns the copyrights to the writing on our website, the images on our website, and the trademark to our business name and logo. You agree that any use of these items without our permission will result in civil proceedings in which you will waive personal jurisdiction to proceed in the court of our choosing (seen below).
Assignment
  • StudyCrown.com may, at any time, transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with our rights and/or obligations under this TOU without notifying you or obtaining your consent.
  • However, you agree that you may not transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with your rights and/or obligations under the TOU under ANY circumstance.
Severability
  • Under the rare circumstance that a provision of this agreement is deemed unenforceable by the courts of New Zealand, the other provisions of this agreement will still remain in tact and you agree to abide by them.
 
Disclaimer

All information (including information on colleges, universities, institutions, exams, events etc) on www.studycrown.com has been compiled from the respective websites available in the public domain. While every possible care has been taken while creating and compiling the contents and materials, StudyCrown.com does not take responsibility for the genuineness and authenticity of the contents and materials so provided. Users are advised to check the original (source) websites in case of any doubts. StudyCrown.com keeps updating the contents/material on its website on regular intervals to ensure high quality.

Entire agreement

These TOU constitute the entire agreement between you and StudyCrown.com in relation to your use of this Service, and supersedes all previous agreements, except for our Privacy Policy, in respect to your use of this Website.

Law and jurisdiction

These TOU will be strictly governed under the laws of New Zealand.

Variation

StudyCrown.com may revise this TOU from time-to-time. Revised TOU will apply to the use of this Website from the date of the publication of the revised TOU on this Service. Please check this page regularly to ensure you are familiar with the most current version.

ASSENT

By continuing to utilize StudyCrown.com, you agree that these TOU are reasonable and you expressly agree to abide by them.

Contact Information

Feel free to ask us questions about our TOU, at: www.studycrown.com