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Terms of Use

Updated: January 22, 2019

These Terms of Use constitute a legally binding agreement  (the “Agreement”) between you and Veritas Prep LLC, a limited liability company organized in the State of Missouri,  (“Company”) governing your use of Company’s applications, website, and technology Platform (collectively, the  “Platform”).

The veritasprep.com website  (“Website”) is an integral part of the Company’s ability to provide its customers with the right resources in the areas of test preparation and admissions consulting. The Website is owned and operated by Company. Company offers courses, classes, self-study materials, and tutoring for college and graduate school admissions tests by a wide range of Instructors  (“Instructor(s)”) featured on the Website (the “Test Prep Service”). The Website also features an extensive gallery of Admissions Consultants  (“Admissions Consultant(s)”) for students who are seeking to connect with the right undergraduate or graduate Admissions Consultant based upon the particular needs of each student and provides a means for the independent Admissions Consultants to advertise and provide their consulting services for potential customers through Veritas’ Platform (the  “Admissions Consultant Matching Service” and together with the Test Prep Service, the  “Service(s)”). The Company negotiates an independent contractor agreement with Admissions Consultants so that the Admissions Consultants may advertise on the Website and provide their services for potential students. Individuals, groups, entities, etc. use the Platform to seek and obtain the Services through Company’s Platform (a  “Student”). Company has adopted this Agreement to make you, as a user of the Website, aware of the terms and conditions of your use of the Website and the Service, in conjunction with any other written agreements you have with Company consistent with those particular terms and conditions.

By entering this Agreement, you expressly acknowledge that you understand this Agreement.

The terms“you,” “your” or “User(s)”   refers to any individual accessing the Website or the Service for his/her/its own personal purposes, on behalf of an entity or other person, for purposes related to Students and the Services provided to Students through the Platform and by Instructors and/or Admissions Consultants. In the event that you purport to be the agent of, represent, or otherwise act on behalf of an entity or any other person, references to“you,” “your” or “User(s)”   shall include you individually and any such entity or person that you purport to represent, and you further represent and warrant that you are in fact an authorized representative of such entity or other person, that you have the authority to bind such entity or other person to this Agreement, and that your acceptance of this Agreement shall constitute acceptance on behalf of such entity or person.

The disclaimers, terms, and conditions on these pages are of general application and may be supplemented upon a purchase or engagement by a Consent to Electronic Communications Delivery and Electronic Signature Policy, Terms of Customer Account Use, Customer Terms of Account Use, Independent Contractor Agreement, other agreements and/or by additional policies, procedures, disclaimers, guidelines, rules, or terms or conditions of specific application disclosed by Company, all as set forth in these referenced documents, if any. The above supplements to the Agreement may include such supplements as appear on any particular page of this Website, Platform, or through what is purchased, or through a registration process or other means. In the event of a conflict between the Agreement and any additional policies, procedures, disclaimers, guidelines, rules, terms or conditions of specific application, the additional policies, procedures, disclaimers, guidelines, rules, terms or conditions of specific application shall control.

By using or otherwise accessing the Website or the Services, posting or downloading content or any other information to or from the Website or with respect to the Services, or manifesting your assent to this Agreement in any other manner, you hereby unequivocally and expressly agree to, and shall be subject to, this Agreement. Notwithstanding your consent this Agreement, access and/or use may be limited as determined by Company in its sole discretion. Your sole remedy for dissatisfaction with the Website or the Services or any content is to stop using the Website.

1. General Terms of Use and Restrictions on Use of Materials

Company hereby grants you a limited, non-exclusive, non-assignable, nontransferable license to access and use the Website solely for your own personal, non-commercial purposes, and for purposes related to Students, Instructors, or Admissions Consultants, subject to your agreement to, compliance with, and satisfaction of this Agreement. All rights not otherwise expressly granted by this Agreement are reserved by Company. If you do not comply with the Agreement at any time, Company reserves the right to revoke the aforementioned license(s), limit your access to the Website, or restrict your ability to post or download Content (as defined below), which may include the ordering of products and Services. All materials contained in this Website or made available through the Services, are protected by United States and international trademark and copyright laws, are owned or controlled by Company (or its partners, related entities, or affiliated entities), and must only be used for certain approved purposes as established by Company. Company is not affiliated with any school, college, or university. Any reference on the Website to a school, college, or university of any Student, Instructor, or Admissions Consultant is not to be viewed as an endorsement from that institution. You may only view or download material from this Website for your own use or as otherwise expressly authorized by Company. You are solely responsible for providing, maintaining, and ensuring the compatibility of all hardware, software, electrical, and other physical requirements necessary for your access to and use of the Website or any part thereof.

The reproduction, duplication, distribution (including by way of email, facsimile or other electronic means), publication, modification, copying or transmission of material available on or through this Website or the Services is strictly prohibited without the prior written consent of Company or unless expressly permitted by this Website or the Services. This includes, without limitation, any application, text, graphics, logos, photographs, audio or video material or stills from audiovisual material available on this Website by Company, including subscription Content (“Content”), if any. The copying, posting, linking or other use of Content from this Website or the Services on any other website or networked computer environment is similarly prohibited. Requests for permission to reproduce or distribute materials found on this Website or the Services can be made by contacting Company by mail, in writing at the address listed below. You are also strictly prohibited from creating works or materials that derive from or are based on the Content or other materials contained in this Website or the Services. This prohibition applies regardless of whether the derivative materials are sold, bartered or given away. You shall not copy, reverse engineer, disassemble, decompile, translate, modify, reproduce, republish, transmit, sell, offer for sale, disseminate or redistribute the Content, trademarks, service marks, logos, or icons displayed on the Website or Services, which are the property of Company, or its affiliates or licensors, if any, unless otherwise specifically noted in this Agreement. Trademarks, service marks, logos, and icons owned by third parties are the property of those respective third parties. Company and affiliates do not warrant or represent that your use of the Content will not infringe the rights of third parties.

If you do not comply with the Agreement at any time, Company reserves the right to terminate, limit, or otherwise alter your access to the Website or the Services. We may discontinue or alter any aspect of the Website or the Service, including, but not limited to, (i) restricting the time the Website or the Service is available, (ii) restricting the amount of use permitted, and (iii) restricting or terminating your right to use the Website or the Services, at Company’s sole discretion and without prior notice or liability.

2. Modification to the Agreement

This Agreement is intended to provide you with the safest and most secure experience possible. Since offerings and technologies change, Company reserves the right to change, modify, add, or remove portions of this Agreement at any time without prior notice. Continued use of the Platform or Services after any such changes shall constitute your consent to such changes. Company reserves the right to modify any information referenced in the hyperlinks from this Agreement from time to time, and such modifications shall become effective upon posting.

If you have any questions, or would like further clarification, please e-mail Company at customersupport@veritasprep.com. Any changes in Company’s policies will be communicated on this page.

This Website is operated by Veritas Prep LLC. All inquiries may be directed to:


Prep LLC
4500 Park Granada
Suite 202
Calabasas, CA 91302
customersupport@veritasprep.com

3. Your Privacy

In an effort to address your privacy concerns, Company has instituted the following Privacy Policy located at www.veritasprep.com/privacy-policy/(“Privacy Policy”) that is incorporated herein by reference. Company reserves the right to change the Privacy Policy as set forth therein. You acknowledge that you have read and understand the Privacy Policy and that you have the obligation to periodically review the Privacy Policy from time to time. In the event any provisions contained in this Agreement conflict with any terms, conditions or clauses contained in the Privacy Policy, the provisions of this Agreement shall govern.

Company may disclose information to employees, trusted affiliates, related entities, independent contractors, and partners, who may use the information for certain business purposes deemed to be aligned with Company’s goals and business objectives. In addition, Company may transfer information collected from Users in connection with a sale or restructuring of Company.

4. Permitted User Content Posted on the Website

We welcome your comments regarding the Website and the Services. However, to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, you acknowledge and agree that all right, title, and interest in any content or information you submit, irrespective of the manner of such submission, to Company (collectively, “User Content”) will be and remain the exclusive property of Company at no additional fee, charge, cost, or expense to Company. Your submission of any such User Content shall constitute an assignment to Company of all worldwide rights, titles, and interests in all copyrights and other intellectual property rights in the User Content. Company will be entitled to use, reproduce, disclose, publish, and distribute any material you submit for any purpose whatsoever, without restriction or prior notice and without compensating you in any way. For this reason, do not send Company any comments that you do not wish to assign to us, including any confidential information or any original creative materials such as stories, articles, forms, product ideas, computer code or other original materials. Company hereby retains the unrestricted right to use and to grant third parties the right to use the User Content in any manner and for any purpose in its sole discretion.

You are solely responsible for such User Content you provide to Company or post on the Website or with respect to the Services. Company accepts no responsibility whatsoever in connection with, or arising from, such User Content. You agree that Company accepts no liability whatsoever if it decides, in its discretion, to prevent your User Content from being submitted or if it edits, restricts, or removes any User Content for any reason. You also agree to permit any other user of this Website to access, view, store, or reproduce the material for that other user’s personal use and not to restrict or inhibit the use of the Website by any other person.

Company does not endorse and has no control over, User Content. User Content is not necessarily reviewed by Company prior to posting and does not necessarily reflect the opinions or policies of Company. Company makes no warranties, express or implied, as to such User Content or its accuracy and reliability, and assumes no responsibility for actively monitoring the Website for inappropriate User Content. Company reserves the right to prevent you from submitting User Content to the Website, and to edit, restrict, or remove such User Content for any reason at any time. Company may choose, in its sole discretion, to monitor the Website; however, Company assumes no responsibility for User Content, no obligation to modify or remove any inappropriate User Content and no responsibility for the conduct of any user submitting any User Content.

You should exercise discretion before relying on information contained on the Website, including User Content. You agree to evaluate, and assume all risks associated with the use of any information contained on the Website or related to the Services, including, without limitation, any risk relating to any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness thereof.

The Website is not a backup service for storing User Content, and Company has and shall have no liability to you or any third parties regarding any loss of User Content. You are solely responsible for creating backups of any User Content you post using the Website or the Services

You hereby represent, warrant, and covenant that any materials submitted to the Website by you are your own independent creation, solely and exclusively created by you without assistance from or by any third party, and do not infringe, in whole or in part, on any patent, copyright, trademark, or other intellectual property or proprietary rights of any third party.

5. User Representations

You hereby represent and warrant to Company that: (a) you (i) have reached the age of majority in the jurisdiction where you reside (generally 18, 19, or 21 years of age, depending on the jurisdiction), (ii) are an emancipated minor under the laws of your jurisdiction of domicile or residence, (iii) possess legal parental or guardian consent, or (iv) otherwise have the power and authority to enter into and perform your obligations under this Agreement; (b) all information provided by you to Company is truthful, accurate and complete; (c) you are an authorized signatory of the credit or debit card or other method of payment that you provide to Company or its third-party payment processor to pay the purchase price and any applicable fees or taxes related to your purchases of products or Services via the Website; (d) you will comply with the terms and conditions of this Agreement and any other agreement to which you are subject that is related to your use of the Website, Content, or any part thereof; (e) you have provided and will maintain accurate and complete registration information with Company, including, without, limitation, your legal name, email address and any other information Company may reasonably require; (f) your access to and use of the Website or any part thereof or purchase and use of any products or Services will not constitute a breach or violation of any other agreement, contract, terms of use, or any law or regulation to which you are subject; (g) you will immediately notify Company in the event that you learn or suspect that your registration information, username, or password has been disclosed or otherwise made known to any other person; and (h) if you purport to be the agent of, represent or otherwise act on behalf of an entity or any other person, that you are in fact an authorized representative of such entity or other person

In the event that you post any User Content or provide any feedback via the Website, you hereby make the following additional representations and warranties to Company: (1) you are the owner of such User Content or feedback or otherwise have the right to grant Company the licenses or assignments granted pursuant to this Agreement; (2) you have secured any and all consents necessary to post the User Content or feedback and to grant the foregoing licenses or assignments; (3) the User Content or feedback does not violate the rights of any third party, including, without limitation, the intellectual property, privacy or publicity rights of any third party, and such User Content or feedback does not contain any personally identifiable information about third parties, in violation of such parties’ rights; (4) the use of any User Content or feedback will not result in harm or personal injury to any third party; and (5) all factual information contained in the User Content or feedback is true and accurate.

6. Links

As a service to users, Company may provide information about other resources that may be of interest. However, Company is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products, or other materials on, or available from, such sites or resources, and the presentation of third-party links or content by Company is not intended to be an endorsement, sponsorship, or recommendation by Company. Please be aware that when you exit the Website, you are subject to the policies of the new website. You further acknowledge and agree that Company 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 third-party content, goods, or Services available on or through any third-party website or resource.

7. Prohibited Activities

You shall not (nor cause any third party to) use the Website or the Services to perform any illegal or immoral activities (including without limitation defaming, abusing, harassing, stalking, threatening, or otherwise violating the legal rights - such as rights of privacy of others) or any of the following types of activities, without limitation:

  • disseminating any unlawful, harassing, libelous, abusive, threatening, harmful, vulgar, pornographic, obscene, or otherwise objectionable material;
  • transmitting information that violates any applicable federal, state, or local laws, rules or regulations, including any governmental agency guidelines, policies or procedures, or that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other intellectual property or proprietary rights of any party;
  • that would constitute fraud;
  • transmitting any material that contains software viruses, trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancelbots, or any other computer code, files, or programs which may interrupt, destroy, or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;
  • impersonating anyone or any entity, falsely stating or otherwise misrepresenting your affiliation with a person or entity;
  • interfering with or disrupting the Website or the Service;
  • disrupting the activities or enjoyment of the Website or the Service for other users;
  • collecting or storing personal data about other users;
  • use of any manual or automated software, devices, or other processes to “crawl” or “spider” any web pages contained in the Website (including, without limitation, the use of robots, bots, spiders, scrapers or any other means to extract pricing, product, Service or other data from the Website);
  • use of the Website to gain competitive intelligence about Company, the Website, or any product or Service offered via the Website or to otherwise compete with Company or its affiliates;
  • framing or otherwise simulating the appearance or functions of the Website or any portion thereof; or
  • harvesting or otherwise collecting any information about other users, including, without limitation, email addresses or other contact information of other users.

You agree to abide by all applicable federal, state, or local laws, rules, or regulations, including any governmental agency guidelines, policies, or procedures, and are solely responsible for all acts or omissions taken by you including without limitation any of the User Content created or submitted by you.

8. Fees

Company (or its partners, trusted affiliates, or related entities) may charge a fee to post or access Content or for other features, products, Services, or licenses. You are responsible to Company (or its partners, affiliates, and related entities) for any fees applicable to Content that you post or other features, products, Services, or licenses you purchase or that are purchased through Company (or its partners, affiliates, and related entities) for using or accessing the Website or the Services. You authorize Company (or its partners, affiliates, and related entities), or its designated payment processor, to charge your specified credit card, debit card, or other payment method for such fees as provided through the registration process.

Unless otherwise specified, all fees are in United States dollars, and all charges will be made in United States dollars. Any applicable sales or other taxes are additional to the stated fee. Currency exchange settlements and foreign transaction fees are based on your agreement with your credit card or other payment method provider.

Except as required by law, all fees are nonrefundable, including, without limitation, in situations where paid posts are removed by Company (or its partners, affiliates, and related entities), or by community flagging. Payments and purchases may not be canceled by the user, except as required by law. However, Company (or its partners, affiliates, and related entities) reserves the right to refuse or terminate any purchase or attempted purchase at any time in its sole discretion. You understand and agree that if you authorize a payment transaction with your credit card, debit card, or other payment method, but your charge is rejected for any reason, there may be a hold on your use of that transaction amount for several days.

9. Release / Indemnification

You agree to release Company, its members, managers, officers, employees, contractors and agents from any and all liability and obligations whatsoever in connection with or arising from your use of the Website and the Services. If at any time you are not happy with the Website or the Service or object to any material within the Website or the Services, your sole remedy is to cease using them.

10. Exclusion of Warranties / Disclaimer

To the maximum extent allowed by law, the Website or the Services, and any Content are provided “as is” and “as available,” and at your sole risk. Although Company uses reasonable efforts to ensure that the information contained on the Website and through the Services is as accurate as possible, Company gives no warranty of any kind regarding the Website or the Services, or company content posted or otherwise made available therein. Further, Company does not warrant the accuracy, completeness, currency, or reliability of any Content that the results obtained from the use of the Website or the Services or Content will be accurate or reliable, or that the quality of the Website or the Services or Content will meet your expectations. Company expressly disclaims all warranties, representations, conditions, undertakings, or other obligations including any implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement and any warranty that the Website, the Services or Content will be error-free or that such errors will be corrected.

Any Content or other material downloaded or otherwise obtained through the use of the Website or the Services is done at your sole risk, and you will be solely responsible for any damage to your computer system or loss of data that results from the download of any such company content or material.

11. Limitation of Liability

You expressly understand and agree that Company shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential, or exemplary damages, including but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data or other intangible losses (even if Company has been advised of the possibility of such damages), resulting from: (i) THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE WEBSITE; (ii) the cost of procurement of substitute products and Services resulting from the inability to access or utilize any products, data, information or Services purchased or obtained or messages received or transactions entered into through or from the Website or the Services; (iii) unauthorized access to or alteration of your transmissions or data; or (iv) any other matter relating to the Website or the Services. in no event shall Company’s total liability to you for all damages, losses, and causes of action (whether in contract, tort (including, but not limited to, negligence), or otherwise exceed the amount paid by you, if any, for accessing the Website or the Services.

Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of certain warranties or the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages. Accordingly, some of the above limitations may not apply to you.

12. Assignment

This Agreement may not be assigned by you to any other party without Company’s prior written consent, but is nevertheless binding on your assignees, heirs, and personal representatives.

13. Term and Termination

In addition to any other method of termination, suspension, or survival provided for in this Agreement, Company reserves the right to terminate this Agreement at any time and for any reason upon ten (10) days’ notice to you. Further, you agree that Company shall not be liable to you or any third-party for any termination or suspension of your access to the Website or any part thereof, removal of Content or sale of any products. You may terminate this Agreement at any time by immediately discontinuing all access to the Website and by providing notice to Company of such discontinuance. Termination or cancellation of this Agreement shall not affect any right or relief to which Company may be entitled at law or in equity. Upon termination of this Agreement, you shall terminate all use of the Website and any Content provided thereby. In the event of termination, you will not be entitled to any refund of any fees or other charges, if any, paid in connection with this Agreement.

14. Governing Law and Other Miscellaneous Terms

Except as otherwise set forth in the Agreement, the validity and effect of the Agreement shall be governed by and construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the State of Missouri, USA, without regard to its conflicts of laws principles. In the event litigation is instituted hereunder, each user consents to the exclusive jurisdiction of any federal or state court situated in or serving St. Louis County, Missouri, as Company selects in its sole discretion. The prevailing party shall be entitled to recover its attorneys’ fees and court costs, together with any other relief awarded by a court of competent jurisdiction. Any suit, action or proceeding concerning the Website, its use, these terms of use, or concerning any other policy or procedure of Company, must be brought in a court of competent jurisdiction in Missouri, and you hereby irrevocably consent to the jurisdiction of such court (and of the appropriate appellate courts therefrom) in any such suit, action or proceeding; and you irrevocably waive, to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, any objection which you may now or hereafter have to the laying of the venue of any such suit, action or proceeding in any such court or that any such suit, action or proceeding which is brought in any such court has been brought in an inconvenient forum.

15. Copyright and Copyright Notices

Company respects the intellectual property of others, and asks its users to do the same. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide Company’s copyright agent the following information:

  • an electronic or physical signature of the owner or person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest;
  • a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed;
  • a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Website sufficient to
  • allow Company to locate the allegedly infringing material;
  • your address, telephone number, and email address;
  • a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
  • a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf.
  • Please contact Company’s copyright agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement at: copyright@veritasprep.com. Copyright owners and agents acknowledge that failure to comply with all of the requirements of the foregoing may result in an invalidity of the DMCA notice.

    If you believe that the User Content that was removed (or to which access was disabled) is not infringing, or that you have authorization from the copyright owner, the copyright owner’s agent, or pursuant to the law, to post and use the User Content, you may send a counter-notice containing the following information to the copyright agent:

  • your physical or electronic signature;
  • identification of the User Content that has been removed or to which access has been disabled and the location at which the User Content appeared before it was removed or disabled;
  • a statement that you have a good faith belief that the User Content was removed or disabled as a result of mistake or a misidentification of the User Content; and
  • your name, address, telephone number, and e-mail address, a statement that you consent to the jurisdiction and venue of the federal court in the Eastern District of Missouri and a statement that you will accept service of process from the person who provided notification of the alleged infringement.
  • If a counter-notice is received by the copyright agent, Company may send a copy of the counter-notice to the original complaining party informing that person that it may replace the removed User Content or cease disabling it in 10 business days. Unless the copyright owner files an action seeking a court order against the person providing such User Content, the removed User Content may be replaced, or access to it restored, in 10 to 14 business days or more after receipt of the counter-notice, at Company’s sole discretion.