North Suburban Home Learners

"Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire!" -Yeats

NHSL Terms of Service

 

Statement of Rights and Responsibilities


This Statement of Rights and Responsibilities ("Statement," "Terms," or "SRR") derives from the North Suburban Home learners Website Committee and our host Webs.com Terms of Service that governs our relationship with users and others who interact with nshlonline.org.

By using or accessing nshlonline.org, you agree to this Statement and future updates to it.

The NSHL website is for members only. In order to become a member you must fully complete a membership form listing all members of your family, and pay annual dues of $15.00.

Your family must currently be homeschooling, or actively pursuing information with the intent to homeschool in order to be a member NSHL, unless otherwise authorized.

Use of the NSHL website is intended for informational and community purposes related to North Suburban Home Learners.

NSHL members are not permitted to have friends, colleagues, family, etc., use or make posts on the NSHL website unless they are a member.

When filling out your member profile you must display your complete name.     

Members cannot post anything on the NSHL Website, including the calendar, forums, and messages unless you have completed your member profile and done so using your full name.

Any anonymous posts on the NSHL website will be deleted.

Advertisements, both personal and commercial, are prohibited on the NSHL website.

Recommendations related to education or homeschooling are permissible on a forum related topic or through the Yahoo! Group email chain.

Any pictures posted by the NSHL Website Committee on the NSHL website have been authorized. The NSHL Website committee is not responsible for the authorization by others of pictures posted on a members’ personal profile. It is expected that all photographs posted adhere to the rules as stated in the Terms of Service.

The NSHL Website Committee, Owner, and Administrators can remove any content or information you post on nshlonline.org if we believe that it violates this Statement or our policies.

 

Privacy

Your privacy is very important to us. We encourage you to read the Webs Terms of Service you agreed to when registering and logging into nshlonline.org, and the North Suburban Home Learners (NSHL) Website Committee's Terms to help you make informed decisions.

 

Safety

You will not post unauthorized commercial communications (such as spam) on nshlonline.org.

You will not collect users' content or information, or otherwise access nshlonline.org, using automated means (such as harvesting bots, robots, spiders, or scrapers).

You will not engage in unlawful multi-level marketing, such as a pyramid scheme, on nshlonline.org.

You will not upload viruses or other malicious code.

You will not solicit login information or access an account belonging to someone else.

You will not bully, intimidate, or harass any user.

You will not post content that is hate speech, threatening, or pornographic; incites violence; or contains nudity or graphic or gratuitous violence.

You will not develop or operate a third-party application containing alcohol-related, dating or other mature content.

You will not use nshlonline.org. to do anything unlawful, misleading, malicious, or discriminatory.

You will not do anything that could disable, overburden, or impair the proper working or appearance of nshlonline.org, such as a denial of service attack or interference with page rendering or other nshlonline.org functionality.

You will not facilitate or encourage any violations of this Statement or our policies.
 

Registration and Account Security

Nshlonline.org members must provide their real names and information. The following rules are required for registering and maintaining the security of your account:

You will not provide any false personal information on nshlonline.org, or create an account for anyone other than yourself without permission.

You will not create more than one personal account.

If we disable your account, you will not create another one without our permission.

You will not use your personal member profile for your own commercial gain (such as advertising a personal service on your member profile).

You will not use nshlonline.org if you are not a member.

You will not use nshlonline.org if you are a convicted sex offender.

You will keep your contact information accurate and up-to-date.

You will not share your password (or in the case of developers, your secret key), let anyone else access your account, or do anything else that might jeopardize the security of your account.

You will not transfer your account (including any Page or application you administer) to anyone without first getting NSHL Website Committee written permission.

If you select a username or similar identifier for your account or Page, the NSHL Website Committee reserves the right to remove or reclaim it if we believe it is appropriate (such as when a trademark owner complains about a username that does not closely relate to a user's actual name).
 

Protecting Other People's Rights

The NSHL Website Committee, Owner, and Administrators respect other people's rights, and expect you to do the same.

You will not post content or take any action on nshlonline.org. that infringes or violates someone else's rights or otherwise violates the law.

We can remove any content or information you post on nshlonline.org. if we believe that it violates this Statement or our policies.

It is your responsibility to protect your intellectual property rights.

If we remove your content for infringing someone else's copyright, and you believe we removed it by mistake, we will provide you with an opportunity to appeal.

If you repeatedly infringe other people's intellectual property rights, we will disable your account when appropriate.

You will not use our copyrights or trademarks (including nshlonline.org or Webs, the nshlonline.org or Webs Logos), or any confusingly similar marks, except as expressly permitted by our Brand Usage Guidelines or with our prior written permission.

You will not post anyone's identification documents or sensitive financial information on nshlonline.org.

 

Mobile and Other Devices

We currently provide our mobile services for free, but please be aware that your carrier's normal rates and fees, such as text messaging fees, will still apply.

In the event you change or deactivate your mobile telephone number, you will update your account information on nshlonline.org to ensure that your messages are not sent to the person who acquires your old number, if applicable.

You provide consent and all rights necessary to enable users to sync their devices with any information that is visible to them on nshlonline.org.
 

Payments

Nshlonline.org does not collect payment of dues when paying on our website. Once you click on the PayPal link, you are on the PayPal secure website. The NSHL Website Committee is not responsible for transferring of information or funds.

 

Termination

If you violate the letter or spirit of this Statement, or otherwise create risk or possible legal exposure for the NSHL Website Committee, nshlonline.org Owner, or Administrators, we can stop providing all or part of nshlonline.org to you. We will notify you by email or at the next time you attempt to access your account. You may also delete your account or disable your application at any time. 

 

Disputes

If anyone brings a claim against the NSHL Website Committee, nshlonline.org Owner, or Administrators related to your actions, content or information on nshlonline.org, you will indemnify and hold us harmless from and against all damages, losses, and expenses of any kind (including reasonable legal fees and costs) related to such claim. Although we provide rules for user conduct, we do not control or direct users' actions on nshlonline.org and are not responsible for the content or information users transmit or share on nshlonline.org. We are not responsible for any offensive, inappropriate, obscene, unlawful or otherwise objectionable content or information you may encounter on nshlonline.org. We are not responsible for the conduct, whether online or offline, or any user of nshlonline.org.

WE TRY TO KEEP WEBS NSHLONLINE.ORG BUG-FREE, AND SAFE, BUT YOU USE IT AT YOUR OWN RISK. WE ARE PROVIDING NSHLONLINE.ORG AS IS WITHOUT ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. WE DO NOT GUARANTEE THAT NSHLONLINE.ORG WILL ALWAYS BE SAFE, SECURE OR ERROR-FREE OR THAT NSHLONLINE.ORG WILL ALWAYS FUNCTION WITHOUT DISRUPTIONS, DELAYS OR IMPERFECTIONS. NSHLONLINE.ORG IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ACTIONS, CONTENT, INFORMATION, OR DATA OF THIRD PARTIES, AND YOU RELEASE US, THE NSHL WEBSITE COMMITTEE, OWNER, AND ADMINISTRATOR’S, FROM ANY CLAIMS AND DAMAGES, KNOWN AND UNKNOWN, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH ANY CLAIM YOU HAVE AGAINST ANY SUCH THIRD PARTIES.

 Thank you for your cooperation.