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Terms of Service and Privacy Policy


This Terms of Service ("Agreement") covers our websites and their respective subdomains, and any other website owned, operated and/or controlled by Creative Channel Services, LLC (collectively "we" or "us")), any mobile application and related mobile services, or other services linking to this page and other related software, interactive features or downloads operated by us and that are made available by or controlled by us (all, collectively, the "Services"). By using the Services, you agree to this policy and the practices it describes.

BY ACCESSING OR USING THE SERVICES, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT, WHETHER OR NOT YOU ARE A REGISTERED USER OF OUR SERVICE. IF ANY OF THESE TERMS ARE UNACCEPTABLE TO YOU OR IN THE EVENT THAT ANY FUTURE CHANGES ARE UNACCEPTABLE TO YOU, DO NOT USE THE SERVICE. YOUR CONTINUED USE OF THE SERVICE NOW, OR FOLLOWING THE POSTING OF ANY CHANGES IN THIS AGREEMENT, WILL INDICATE ACCEPTANCE AND AGREEMENT BY YOU OF SUCH CHANGES.

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Use of the Service by You.

You agree that (i) you will use the Services in accordance with this Agreement and in accordance with any specific rules or usage provisions specified by us on the Services and (ii) all information supplied by you to us will be true, accurate, current and complete. We retain the right at our sole discretion to deny or suspend access to the Services to anyone, at any time and for any reason, without liability.

You acknowledge and agree that your use of the Services, including, without limitation, the storage of any data, files, information and/or other materials on a server owned or under our control or in any way connected to the Service, shall be at your sole risk and responsibility and we shall have no obligation to back-up such data, files, information and/or other materials. We expressly reserve the right to limit storage capacity and to remove and/or delete any data, files, and/or other information stored or used in connection with the Services for any reason including, without limitation, if we deem, in our sole discretion, such data to be in violation of this Agreement and/or any rule or policy of ours and/or any local, state, or federal law or regulation.

The Services may contain links to other Websites or services maintained by third parties. We do not operate or control, in any respect, or necessarily endorse the content found on third-party Websites or services. You assume sole responsibility for your use of third-party links, Websites, products and services.

We cannot always foresee or anticipate technical or other difficulties which may result in failure to obtain data or loss of data, personalization settings, or other interruptions. We cannot assume responsibility for the timeliness, accuracy, deletion, non-delivery or failure to store any user data, communications or settings.

By connecting to the Services with a third-party service, you give us permission to access and use information, content and/or material you have supplied to that service as permitted by that service, and to store your log-in credentials for that service.

Please remember that you are solely responsible for your interactions with other users of the Services. We reserve the right, but have no obligation, to monitor disputes between you and any other user of the Services, or any user's action or inaction.

All listings, postings, offers or communications made through the Services must be made in good faith. We do not endorse or recommend any of the jobs, tasks, business or opportunities posted or promoted on the Services and we strongly recommend that, prior to entering into any agreement with any party you find on or through the Services, that you obtain your own independent legal, accounting, financial or taxation advice as appropriate. It is solely your responsibility to evaluate the accuracy, completeness and usefulness of all opinions, advice, services, merchandise and other information provided through the Services. In no event will we be liable to you or anyone else for any decision made or action taken by you or anyone else in reliance upon any information contained on or omitted from the Services.

As part of our Services, we provide a venue for users to post tasks to be done, and for users to record their execution of those tasks. No relationship between a user who posted a task and a user who executed the same task is formed or implied by their use of the Services or their execution of the task. If we reward users for executing tasks, no relationship or transaction is formed or implied between those users and the users who posted the tasks for which they are being rewarded.

We do not act as agent for either party and do not participate in any sale or transaction between you and other clients. Transactions and all other contact between you and other users are conducted entirely at your own risk. You agree that we take no responsibility or liability for any misconduct of any of our users, including, without limitation, users that have registered under false pretenses or who attempt to defraud you. We give no undertakings, representations, or warranties in relation to services rendered or listed on the Services, or products or services advertised or offered through our Services, including:

  • about ownership of any item or property;
  • as to the content, safety, description, worthiness, quality, or legality of our clients' products or services listed on our Services;
  • as to the accuracy or truth of postings;
  • that any user's services will meet your requirements or expectations; or
  • about the ability of users to complete a task.

You represent, warrant, and agree that you will not:

use the Services in any unlawful manner, for any unlawful purpose, or in any manner inconsistent with this Agreement and/or any and all applicable local, state, national and international laws and regulations and treaties;

use the Services for the distribution, housing, processing, propagation, storage, or other handling of, any Content (as defined below) or other material prohibited by this Agreement, or any material that may create a risk of any loss or damage to any person or property, or any other material (including, without limitation, links to such material) that we deem, in our sole discretion, to be objectionable whether or not such material is unlawful;

permit or otherwise enable unauthorized users to access and/or use the Services;

use the Services to export software or data in violation of applicable U.S. laws or regulations;

sell, copy, duplicate, rent, lease, loan, distribute, transfer, or sublicense the Services, or otherwise permit any third party to use or have access to the Services for any purpose (except as expressly permitted by us in writing) or decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble, modify, create a derivative work of, display in human readable form, attempt to discover any source code, or otherwise use any software that enables or comprises any part of the Services;

remove any copyright, trademark, patent or other proprietary notices from the Services or any Content on the Services;

distribute, publish, exhibit, or otherwise use the Services, in any manner and for any purpose not expressly permitted under this Agreement;

exploit the Services or collect any data incorporated in the Services in any automated manner through the use of bots, metaspiders, crawlers or any other automated means;

register as a user of the Services by providing false, inaccurate, or misleading information;

post hyperlinks to commercial services or websites;

collect personal data about other users of the Services for commercial or any other purposes;

post or otherwise make available inappropriate Content (as described below), repeatedly post or make available the same or similar Content or otherwise impose an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure;

attempt to gain unauthorized access to our computer systems (including any non-public areas of the Services) or engage in any activity that disrupts, diminishes the quality of, probes for vulnerability, interferes with the performance of, or impairs the functionality of, the Services (or the servers and networks which are connected to the Services);

make available Content (as defined below) that in our opinion constitutes or contains "affiliate marketing," "link referral codes," "junk mail," "spam," "chain letters," "pyramid schemes," or unsolicited commercial advertisement, except to the extent such Content is provided to you by us or one of our affiliates for a purpose specifically authorized by us in writing;

access or use the Services if you have been previously removed from the Services by us;

Accounts

The creation of a user account is mandatory. Our Services registration requires you to provide us contact information and may also require demographic information. We may use your contact information from the registration to send you information about our company and promotional material from some of our affiliated partners. Your contact information is also used to contact you when necessary. As part of registering as a user of our Services, we may collect personal information about you in order for you to take full advantage of our Services. You warrant that you have provided complete, accurate and current personal information when registering as a user. You must maintain and update your information held by us to ensure it is kept current at all times. You must not register as a user under multiple identities or personas (whether false or not). You may only register as a user if you can form a legally binding contract that is enforceable against you. By registering as a user, you warrant that you can form a legally binding contract.

We reserve the right to decline to register or to terminate your account without entering into further discussions with you. Without limiting the foregoing, we may terminate your account if a serious complaint or multiple complaints are received about you from other members, if you breach these terms and conditions, if you impersonate another user, or if we, at our sole discretion, deem your behavior to be unacceptable. Users who have registered under multiple aliases will have all of their aliases disabled. You are responsible for keeping your login information, including your email address and password, secret and secure. Without limiting the foregoing, you agree: not to permit any other person to use your user name or account information; and not to disclose, or provide to any other person, your password, email address, date of birth or any other information in connection with your account that may allow them to gain access to your account.

Provision of the Services by Us.

You acknowledge and agree that the form and nature of the Services that we provide may change from time to time without prior notice to you. You acknowledge and agree that we may decline to provide you access to the Services or stop (permanently or temporarily) providing the Services (or any features or programs or Content within the Services) to you or to users generally at our sole discretion, without liability or prior notice to you.

Access to the Services; Reservation of Rights.

Subject to your compliance with this Agreement, we hereby give you a personal, revocable, worldwide, non-assignable and non-exclusive right to access and use the Services in the manner and for the purposes expressly permitted by the Agreement and our associated policies.

We reserve all right, title and interest in and to the Services not expressly granted to you under this Agreement. There are no implied licenses under this Agreement.

Content in the Services.

You understand that all information and materials (including, without limitation, data files, written text, computer software, music, audio files or other sounds, photographs, videos or other images) accessible as part of, or through the use of, the Services are the sole responsibility of the person from whom such information originated. All such information is referred to as "Content".

You acknowledge that Content presented to you as part of the Services may be protected by intellectual property rights which are owned or controlled by the persons and/or entities that provide that Content to us (or by other persons or companies on their behalf). You may not modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute or create derivative works based on this Content (either in whole or in part) unless you have been specifically told that you may do so by us or by the owners of that Content, in writing.

We reserve the right (but shall have no obligation) to pre-screen, review, flag, filter, modify, refuse or remove any or all Content.

You understand that by using the Services you may be exposed to Content that you may find offensive or objectionable and that, in this respect, you use the Services at your own risk.

You agree that you are solely responsible for (and that we have no responsibility to you or to any third party for) any Content that you create, transmit or display while using the Services and for the consequences of your actions (including, without limitation, any loss or damage which we may suffer) by doing so.

Content that you create, transmit, or display while using the Services must be appropriate for the Services. We may reject, remove, or edit any Content that: (i) is unlawful, harassing, defamatory, abusive, hateful, threatening, obscene, harmful, tortious, libelous, or invasive of another's privacy; (ii) attacks the character or damages the reputation of other users, name-calls, insults, ridicules, mocks, electronically stalks or otherwise harasses another individual; (iii) contains material or language that is profane, pornographic, sexually graphic, ethnically offensive, "off color," political, or propaganda; (iv) infringes or violates any party's rights, including, without limitation, using third-party copyrighted materials or the names or likenesses of others without appropriate permission and attribution, using third-party trademarks without appropriate permission or attribution or in a way that is likely or intended to cause confusion, or using or distributing third-party information (whether or not protected as a trade secret) in violation of a duty of confidentiality; (v) discloses or references any personally identifiable information belonging to you or a third party; (vi) depicts or describes any activities that would violate the personal privacy rights of others, including, without limitation, collecting and distributing information about others without their permission; (vii) impersonates any person or entity; falsely states or otherwise misrepresents an affiliation with any person or entity; intentionally omits, deletes, forges, or misrepresents transmission information, including, without limitation, headers, return mailing, and Internet protocol addresses; or otherwise manipulates identifiers to disguise the origin of any Content transmitted to the Services; (viii) contains any worms, viruses, or other harmful, disruptive, or destructive files, code, or programs; (ix) interferes with, disrupts, or harms in any way the Service or any servers or networks connected to the Services; (x) uses the Services for any illegal purpose, or violates any applicable local, state, national, foreign or international law or regulation, intentionally or unintentionally; (xi) we otherwise determine to be inappropriate for the Services or inconsistent with our image and reputation.

Intellectual Property.

You acknowledge and agree that we (or our licensors) own all legal right, title and interest in and to the Services, including, without limitation, any intellectual property rights which subsist in the Services (whether those rights happen to be registered or not, and wherever in the world those rights may exist).

You agree that you shall not remove, obscure, or alter any proprietary rights notices (including copyright and trademark notices) which may be affixed to or contained within the Services.

You agree that in using the Services, you will not use any trademark, service mark, trade name, logo of any company or organization in a way that is likely or intended to cause confusion about the owner or authorized user of such marks, names or logos.

Grant of Rights.

You retain copyright and any other rights you already hold in Content which you upload or otherwise submit to, or make available on, the Services.

By posting, uploading, submitting or otherwise making available Content, you give us a worldwide, perpetual, fully-sublicensable (through multiple tiers), transferable, irrevocable, royalty-free, and non-exclusive license to use, host, store, reproduce, adapt, modify, translate, re-arrange, publish, publicly perform, publicly display, distribute and otherwise exploit such Content (in whole or in part) in any manner or media whatsoever, now known or hereafter developed, for any purpose whatsoever, including, without limitation, (i) in connection with our business and (ii) in connection with the business of our successors, subsidiaries, and their related companies. Other users of the Services may, and you hereby grant all users of the Services the right to, search for, see, and/or use any Content that you make publicly available through the Services to the extent permitted by the features and functionalities of the Services.

You agree that we may use your feedback, suggestions, or ideas in any way, including, without limitation, in future modifications of the Services, other products or services, advertising or marketing materials. You grant us a perpetual, worldwide, fully transferable, sublicensable, irrevocable, fully-paid up, royalty free license to use the feedback, suggestions, and ideas you provide to us in any way.

By submitting Content, you also grant us the right to use your name, picture, likeness, voice, and biographical information in connection with the use or publication of your Content.

In connection with Content you upload, submit, post, or otherwise make available via the Services, you affirm, represent, and warrant that: you own or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to use and authorize us to use such Content in the manner contemplated by this Agreement. You further agree that you will not submit material that is copyrighted, protected by trade secret or otherwise subject to third party proprietary rights, including, without limitation, privacy and publicity rights, unless you are the owner of such rights or have written permission from their rightful owner to post the material and to grant to us all of the rights granted herein.

Copyright Agent.

The Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (the "DMCA") provides recourse for copyright owners who believe that material appearing on the Internet infringes their rights under U.S. copyright law. It is our policy, in appropriate circumstances and at our discretion, to disable and/or terminate the accounts of users who repeatedly infringe or are repeatedly charged with infringing the copyrights or other intellectual property rights of others. If you believe that your work has been copied and posted on the Services in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide our copyright agent with the following information: an electronic or physical signature of the copyright owner or of the 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 Services; your address, telephone number, and e-mail address; a written 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; 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 are authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf. Any notification by a copyright owner or a person authorized to act on such copyright owner's behalf that fails to comply with requirements of the DMCA shall not be considered sufficient notice and shall not be deemed to confer upon us actual knowledge of facts or circumstances from which infringing material or acts are evident. Our copyright agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement can be reached as follows:

Email: Support@CyberScholar.com

Privacy Policy.

For information about our data protection practices, please read our privacy policy available below. This policy explains how we treat your personal information, and how we protect your privacy when you use the Services. You agree to the use of your data in accordance with our privacy policy.

NO WARRANTIES.

THE SERVICES ARE PROVIDED TO YOU ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION OF ANY KIND. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, WE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, QUALITY, AND/OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, WE DO NOT WARRANT THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY OR COMPLETENESS OF ANY INFORMATION PROVIDED BY US IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES, OR THAT THE SERVICES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY DATA, FILES, AND/OR OTHER INFORMATION STORED ON A SERVER OWNED OR UNDER OUR CONTROL OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE SERVICES, WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR BE AVAILABLE, UNINTERRUPTED, ERROR-FREE, VIRUS-FREE OR SECURE. WE TAKE NO RESPONSIBILITY AND ASSUME NO LIABILITY FOR ANY CONTENT THAT YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY SUBMITS, POSTS OR SENDS OVER THE SERVICES. YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR CONTENT AND THE CONSEQUENCES OF POSTING OR PUBLISHING IT, AND YOU AGREE THAT WE ARE ONLY ACTING AS A PASSIVE CONDUIT FOR YOUR AND OTHER USERS' ONLINE DISTRIBUTION AND PUBLICATION OF CONTENT PROVIDED BY YOU AND THEM.

DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY.

TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL WE, OUR PARENTS, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, OR ANY OF THEIR DIRECTORS, MEMBERS, MANAGERS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS OR THIRD PARTY LICENSORS, BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES OR LOSSES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THIS AGREEMENT AND/OR THE SERVICES PROVIDED HEREUNDER OR ANY OTHER INTERACTIONS WITH US, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THIS LIMITATION OF LIABILITY APPLIES WHETHER THE ALLEGED LIABILITY IS BASED ON CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, RECKLESSNESS, PROFESSIONAL NEGLIGENCE, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY OR ANY OTHER BASIS OR LEGAL THEORY. WITHOUT LIMITATION OF THE FOREGOING, THE TOTAL LIABILITY OF US, OUR PARENTS, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, OR ANY OF OUR DIRECTORS, MEMBERS, MANAGERS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, OR AGENTS FOR ANY REASON WHATSOEVER RELATED TO USE OF THE SERVICES OR ANY CLAIMS RELATING TO THIS AGREEMENT OR ANY CONTENT SHALL NOT EXCEED THE AMOUNTS, IF ANY, PAID BY YOU TO US DURING THE PAST TWELVE MONTHS IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR ACCESS TO THE SERVICES.

The Services are controlled and operated from facilities in the United States. We make no representations that the Services are appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who access or use the Services from other jurisdictions do so at their own volition and are entirely responsible for compliance with all applicable national, state, local or other laws, statutes, directives, rules, regulations, and all interpretations or orders of any government, administrative or regulatory authority or court, including but not limited to those related to export and import of software, technical information or services.

Release and Indemnification.

You agree to release, indemnify and hold harmless us, our parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, members, officers, employees, agents and third party licensors, third-party publishers, necessary third-party platform providers, from and against any and all liabilities, losses, damages, claims and expenses, including, without limitation, attorneys' fees, with respect to (i) your access, use or misuse of, or reliance upon, the Services, (ii) your actual or alleged violation or breach of this Agreement or rights of another, (iii) Content provided by you or through use of your account or the Services, and/or (iv) your acts or omissions. You agree to cooperate fully with us in the defense of any claim that is the subject of your obligations hereunder. For the avoidance of doubt, this section shall survive the termination of this Agreement.

Term and Termination.

This Agreement is effective until terminated by us or you. We shall have the right to terminate this Agreement including, without limitation, your right to access and use the Services, at any time in our sole discretion and without advance notice to you. The licenses granted herein by us shall automatically terminate without advance notice if you fail to comply with any material provision of this Agreement. You may terminate this Agreement at any time by deleting your user account on the Services and discontinuing use of any and all parts of the Services. Upon termination of this Agreement for any reason, you shall immediately cease using the Services.

Governing Law and Venue for Disputes.

This Agreement, and your relationship with us under this Agreement, shall be governed by the laws of the State of California without regard to its conflict or choice of laws provisions. Any dispute with us, or our parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, employees, agents or affiliates, arising under or in relation to this Agreement shall be resolved exclusively through non-appealable arbitration with one arbitrator in accordance with the rules of the American Arbitration Association in California. If travelling to California is a burden, you may participate in the arbitration by phone or via document submission to the fullest extent allowable by the arbitrator. Each party will bear their own costs of arbitration unless the arbitrator directs that bearing such costs would be an undue burden and in that case, we will pay for your portion of the arbitration administrative costs (but not your attorneys' fees).

No Class Actions.

You agree to resolve any disputes related to this Agreement as an individual and not as a class or join any class. You understand that, in return for agreement to this provision and the dispute provision above, we are able to offer the Services at the terms designated, and that your assent is an indispensable consideration to this Agreement.

You also acknowledge and understand that, with respect to any dispute with us, our officers, directors, employees, agents or affiliates, arising out of or relating to your use of the Services or this Agreement:

YOU ARE GIVING UP YOUR RIGHT TO HAVE A TRIAL BY JURY; and

YOU ARE GIVING UP YOUR RIGHT TO SERVE AS A REPRESENTATIVE, AS A PRIVATE ATTORNEY GENERAL, OR IN ANY OTHER REPRESENTATIVE CAPACITY, OR TO PARTICIPATE AS A MEMBER OF A CLASS OF CLAIMANTS, IN ANY LAWSUIT INVOLVING ANY SUCH DISPUTE.

Severability.

If any provision in this Agreement is invalid or unenforceable or contrary to applicable law, such provision shall be construed, limited, or altered, as necessary, to eliminate the invalidity or unenforceability or the conflict with applicable law, and all other provisions of this Agreement shall remain in effect.

California Residents

Under California Civil Code Section 1789.3, California users are entitled to the following consumer rights notice: If you have a question or complaint regarding the Services, please send an e-mail to support@cyberscholar.com. You may also contact us by writing to:

Creative Channel Services
4755 Alla Road
Marina del Rey CA 90292

No Assignment, Sublicense or Transfer.

You may not assign, sublicense, or transfer this Agreement or any rights or obligations hereunder without our prior written consent. Any such attempted assignment, sublicense, or transfer will be null and void and we, in our sole discretion, shall have the right to immediately terminate this Agreement.

Entire Agreement.

This Agreement sets forth the entire understanding and agreement between the parties relating to its subject matter. All provisions that should by their nature survive the termination of this Agreement shall survive the expiration of this Agreement including, without limitation, the rights and licenses you have granted hereunder, indemnities, releases, disclaimers, limitations on liability, provisions related to choice of law, no class action, and no trial by jury. Any waiver of or promise not to enforce any right under this Agreement shall not be enforceable unless evidenced by a writing signed by the party making said waiver or promise.

PRIVACY POLICY

We take your privacy very seriously and are committed to being transparent with how we use your information. This Privacy Policy covers our websites and their respective subdomains, and any other website owned, operated and/or controlled by Creative Channel Services, LLC (collectively "we" or "us")), any mobile application and related mobile services, or other services linking to this page and other related software, interactive features or downloads operated by us and that are made available by or controlled by us (all, collectively, the "Services").

BY ACCESSING OR USING THE SERVICES, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT, WHETHER OR NOT YOU ARE A REGISTERED USER OF OUR SERVICE. IF ANY OF THESE TERMS ARE UNACCEPTABLE TO YOU OR IN THE EVENT THAT ANY FUTURE CHANGES ARE UNACCEPTABLE TO YOU, DO NOT USE THE SERVICE. YOUR CONTINUED USE OF THE SERVICE NOW, OR FOLLOWING THE POSTING OF ANY CHANGES IN THIS AGREEMENT, WILL INDICATE ACCEPTANCE AND AGREEMENT BY YOU OF SUCH CHANGES.

Our Privacy Policy explains:

  • What information we collect and why we collect it.
  • How we use that information.
  • The choices we offer, including how to access and update information.

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at: support@cyberscholar.com.

Information we collect

We collect information to provide better services to our users and improve our business.

We collect information in two ways:

  • Information you give us. For example, some of our Services require you to sign up for an account or ask you to provide information directly to us or our affiliates in connection with using our Services We may also collect information through a social network if you use a social network login to connect to us.
  • Information we get from your use of our Services. We may collect information about the Services that you use and how you use them, like when you visit different parts of our site or applications and what selections you make on the Services. This information may include your GPS location, which we only keep it until it is no longer useful to provide you services. This information also includes the information you choose to share on CyberScholar, such as when you post a comment, upload a photo, or complete a survey. It also includes the information you choose to share when you update your profile, participate or interact with a module or other content, create affiliations or use one of our affiliated platforms.
  • Information others share about you. We receive information about you from your employer and others, such as when your information is provided directly to CCS through a data-feed, when they upload your contact information, post a photo of yourself, when someone responds to your posting, or at a location, or add you to a group. When people use CyberScholar and it's affiliated properties, they may store and share information about you and others that they have, such as when they upload and manage affiliations between themselves and other users – done either by a business or by other users.
  • Technical information. We may also automatically collect certain technical information such as:
    • Device information
      We may collect device-specific information (such as your hardware model, operating system version, unique device identifiers, and mobile information if you use a mobile device to access our Services).
    • Log information
      When you use our Services or view content provided by us, we may automatically collect and store certain information in server logs. This information may include:
      • details of how you used our Services, such as your navigation paths and search queries.
      • mobile related information if you access our website using your mobile device.
      • internet protocol address.
      • device event information such as crashes, system activity, hardware settings, browser type, browser language, the date and time of your request and referral URL.
      • cookies that may uniquely identify your browser, mobile device, or your account.
      • Browser type, operating system, and other technical information.

How we use information we collect

We use the information we collect from all of our Services to provide, maintain, protect and improve our Services, to develop new Services and offerings and to protect our us and our users. We also use this information to offer you more tailored content.

When you contact us, we may keep a record of your communication as well as the other information in this Privacy Policy to help solve any issues you might be facing. We may use your email address to inform you about our Services, such as letting you know about upcoming changes or improvements.

We may use aggregated and demographic information so we can continue to provide and support our Services. Your personally identifiable information is never disclosed to third parties with whom we work in this regard, unless you are notified or consent.

We, or our affiliates, may also use cookie, tag, beacon, or other similar technology to serve you relevant content, even on other sites and services. This technology can also be used to collect and analyze aggregated information about our users. The National Advertising Initiative has more information and an opt-out site maintained here: http://www.networkadvertising.org/choices/

Please keep in mind that comments sections, forums, and other similar areas of our Services are public. Any information posted in those areas is viewable and usable by anyone that has access.

We will ask for your consent before using information for a purpose other than those that are set out in this Privacy Policy.

Choice

If we provide you with any mailings or other communication, you can always opt out of that communication.

You may also set your browser to block all cookies, including cookies associated with our Services, or to indicate when a cookie is being set by us. However, it's important to remember that many of our Services may not function properly if your cookies are disabled.

You have the right to remove your personal information from our databases. To do this, please delete your Creative Channel account. If you have any problems or questions, please let us know by contacting us at support@cyberscholar.com and we will assist you with the process.

Accessing and updating your personal information

Whenever you use our Services, we aim to provide you with access to your personal information in your account. If that information is wrong, we strive to give you ways to update it quickly or to delete it unless we have to keep that information for legitimate business or legal purposes. When updating your personal information, we may ask you to verify your identity before we can act on your request.

Information we share

We do not share personal information with companies, outside organizations and individuals unless one of the following circumstances apply:

  • Public information
    Your name, profile pictures, cover photos, user name and user ID are always publicly available, and may be viewable and usable by CyberScholar members, affiliated platforms, and anyone else we choose to share it with.
  • With your consent
    We will share personal information with companies, outside organizations or individuals if we have your consent to do so.
  • For external processing
    We provide personal information to our affiliates or other trusted businesses or persons to process it for us, based on our instructions and in compliance with our Privacy Policy and any other appropriate confidentiality and security measures.
  • For legal reasons
    We will share personal information with companies, outside organizations or individuals if we have a good-faith belief that access, use, preservation or disclosure of the information is reasonably necessary to meet any applicable law, regulation, legal process or enforceable governmental request, detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues or protect against harm to the rights, property or safety of our users or the public as required or permitted by law.
  • In case of a sale or asset transfer
    If we become involved in a merger, acquisition or other transaction involving the sale of some or all of our assets, user information, including personal information collected from you through your use of our Services, could be included in the transferred assets. Should such an event occur, we will use reasonable means to notify you, either through email and/or a prominent notice on the Services.
  • In aggregated form for business purposes
    We may share aggregated, non-personally identifiable information publicly and with our partners, such as business with which we have a relationship, advertisers or connected sites. For example, we may share information to show trends about the general use of our Services.

Deleting and deactivating your account

  • Deactivating your account
    When your account is deactivated, other users will no longer see your personal profile, but we do not delete any of your information. Deactivating an account allows you to put your account "on hold" and reactivate your account at some point in the future
  • Deleting your account
    When you delete an account, it is permanently deleted from CyberScholar and all related affiliate platforms over which we have control. It typically takes about one month to delete an account, but some information may remain in backup copies and logs for up to 90 days. You should only delete your account if you are sure you never want to reactivate it.

Information security

We work hard to protect our users from unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction of information we hold however not website is entirely secure. You should protect the account information in your possession as well.

Third-Party Sites

Our Privacy Policy does not apply to services offered by other companies or individuals, including products or sites that may be displayed to you on or through our Services. We also do not control the privacy policies and your privacy settings on third-party sites, including social networks.

Enforcement

We regularly review our compliance with our Privacy Policy. When we receive formal written complaints, we will contact the person who made the complaint to follow up.

Children Under 13

Our site is not directed toward children under 13 and we will not knowingly collect information for any child under the age of 13. If you are the parent of a child under the age of 13 and have a concern regarding your child's information on our site, please contact us at support@cyberscholar.com

Our Services are Located in the United States

Our Services are hosted in the United States. If you are outside of the United States, your information will be processed and stored in the United States and you are consenting to such processing and storage.

Changes

Our Privacy Policy may change from time to time. We will post any privacy policy changes on this page and, if the changes are significant, we will provide a more prominent notice (including, for certain services, email notification of privacy policy changes).

This Privacy Policy was last updated on November 5, 2013.