Terms of Service
Rules for Online Conduct
You agree that you are responsible for your own use of the Burma Academy Site and for your User Postings. “User Postings” means all content submitted, posted, published, or distributed on the Burma Academy Site by you or other users of the Burma Academy Site, including but not limited to all forum posts, wiki edits, notes, questions, comments, videos, and file uploads. You agree that you will use the Burma Academy Site in compliance with these Agreements, and all applicable local, state, national and international laws, rules and regulations, including copyright laws, any laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from your country of residence. As a condition of your use of the Burma Academy Site, you will not use the Burma Academy Site in any manner intended to damage, disable, overburden, or impair any Burma Academy server or the network(s) connected to any Burma Academy server or to interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the Burma Academy Site. You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Burmq Academy Site, other accounts, computer systems, or networks connected to any Burma Academy server through hacking, password mining, or any other means. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information stored on the Burma Academy Site, its servers, or associated computers through any means not intentionally made available through the Burma Academy Site. If you are a registered user, you will not share your password or let anyone else access or compromise your account. You agree not to misrepresent or attempt to misrepresent your identity while using the Burma Academy Site (although you are welcome and encouraged to use an anonymous username in the forums and to act in a manner that keeps your identity concealed).
Strictly Prohibited Items
THE FOLLOWING ITEMS ARE STRICTLY PROHIBITED ON THE BURMA ACADEMY SITE:
- Content that defames, harasses or threatens others;
- Content that infringes another’s intellectual property, including, but not limited to, copyrights or trademarks;
- Profane, pornographic, obscene, indecent or unlawful content;
- Advertising or any form of commercial solicitation;
- Viruses, trojan horses, worms, time bombs, corrupted files, malware, spyware, or any other similar software that may damage the operation of another’s computer or property; and
- Content that contains intentionally inaccurate information or that is posted with the intent of misleading others (this list, collectively, “Strictly Prohibited Items”)
You may not submit, post, publish, share, or otherwise distribute any of the above Strictly Prohibited Items on or via the Burma Academy Site.
Your Right to use Content on the Burma Academy Site
Unless otherwise expressly stated on the Burma Academy Site, the texts, exams, video, images, and other instructional materials provided with the courses and programs offered on the Burma Academy Site are for your personal use in connection with those courses and programs only. Certain reference documents, digital textbooks, articles, and other information on the Burma Academy Site are used with the permission of autonomous institutes. By using the Burma Academy Site, you agree to abide by all such rules and conditions. You agree to retain all copyright and other notices on any content you obtain from the Burma Academy Site. All rights in the Burma Academy Site and its content, if not expressly granted, are reserved.
Use for Personalization and Pedagogical Improvements.
User Postings Representations and Warranties. By submitting or distributing your User Postings, you affirm, represent, and warrant (1) that you have the necessary rights, licenses, consents, and/or permissions to reproduce and publish the User Postings and to authorize Burma Academy and its users to reproduce, modify, publish, and otherwise use and distribute your User Postings in a manner consistent with the licenses granted by you below, and (2) that neither your submission of your User Postings nor the exercise of the licenses granted below will infringe or violate the rights of any third party. You, and not Burma Academy, are solely responsible for your User Postings and the consequences of posting or publishing them.
License Grant to Burma Academy and the Members.
By submitting or distributing your User Postings, you hereby grant to Burma Academy and the Members (as described below) a worldwide, non-exclusive, transferable, assignable, sub licensable, fully paid-up, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to host, transfer, display, perform, reproduce, modify, distribute, redistribute, relicense, and otherwise use, make available, and exploit your User Postings, in whole or in part, in any form and in any media formats and through any media channels (now known or hereafter developed).
CERTIFICATES AND OTHER PRODUCTS & SERVICES
Generally. From time to time, Burma Academy and the colleges, universities, and other institutions providing courses and programs on the Burma Academy Site (collectively, the “Members”) may offer services and products for a fee (for example, course and program certificates). For anything that you choose to purchase on the Burma Academy Site, you agree to pay all applicable fees when due.
- Government or State-issued driver’s license
- National ID card
- State or Province ID card (including cards issued by motor vehicle agencies)
In order to be accepted by Burma Academy, your photo ID must:
- Contain your full name exactly (excluding hyphens, accents, and spaces);
- Contain a relatively current photograph of yourself;
- Be an original document; photocopied documents cannot be accepted; and
- Be current and valid; expired documents cannot be accepted.
Unfortunately, if you do not possess a photo ID meeting the criteria described above, Burma Academy is unable to provide you with a Verified Certificate at this time.
No Other Enrollment.
Solely as a result of enrolling in or completing a course or program provided by a Member through Burma Academy: (1) you will not be an applicant for admission to, or enrolled in, any degree or other credit- or credential-bearing program of such Member; and (2) you will not be entitled to use any of the resources of such Member beyond the online courses or programs provided on the Burma Academy Site and will not be eligible to receive student privileges or benefits provided to students enrolled in degree or other credit- or credential-bearing programs of the Member.
Use of Burma Academy,Other Member Names, Trademarks, and Service Marks. The “Burma Academy” names, logos and seals are trademarks (“Trademarks”) of the respective entities. Likewise, the names, logos, and seals of the other Members are Trademarks owned by the respective Member. You may not use any of these Trademarks, or any variations thereof, without the owner’s prior written consent. You may not use any of these Trademarks, or any variations thereof, for promotional purposes, or in any way that deliberately or inadvertently claims, suggests or, in the owner’s sole judgment, gives the appearance or impression of a relationship with or endorsement by the owner. All Trademarks not owned by Burma Academy or the Members that appear on the Burma Academy Site or on or through the services made available on or through the Burma Academy Site, if any, are the property of their respective owners. Nothing contained on the Burma Academy Site should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right to use any Trademark displayed on the Burma Academy Site without the written permission of the owner of the applicable Trademark.
Digital Millennium Copyright Act
Copyright owners who believe their material has been infringed on the Burma Academy Site should contact edX’s designated copyright agent at [email protected] Notification must include:
Identification of the copyrighted work, or, in the case of multiple works at the same location, a representative list of such works at that site.
Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity. You must include sufficient information for us to locate the material (e.g., URL, IP address, computer name).
Information for us to be able to contact the complaining party (e.g., email address, phone number).
A statement that the complaining party believes that the use of the material has not been authorized by the copyright owner or an authorized agent.
A statement that the information in the notification is accurate and that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner.
Disclaimers of Warranty / Limitations of Liabilities
User Postings Disclaimer
You understand that when using the Burma Academy Site you will be exposed to User Postings from a variety of sources and that neither Burma Academy nor the Burma Academy Participants are responsible for the accuracy, usefulness, reliability or intellectual property rights of or relating to such User Postings. You further understand and acknowledge that you may be exposed to User Postings that are inaccurate, offensive, defamatory, indecent or objectionable and you agree to waive, and hereby do waive, any legal or equitable rights or remedies you have or may have against Burma Academy or any of the Burma Academy Participants with respect thereto. Neither Burma Academy nor any of the Burma Academy Participants endorse any User Postings or any opinion, recommendation or advice expressed therein. Neither Burma Academy nor any of the Burma Academy Participants have any obligation to monitor any User Postings or any other user communications through the Burma Academy Site. However, Burma Academy reserves the right to review User Postings and to exercise its sole discretion to edit or remove, in whole or in part, any User Posting at any time and for any reason, or to allow the Burma Academy Participants to do so. Without limiting the foregoing, upon receiving notice from a user or a content owner that a User Posting allegedly does not conform to these TOS, Burma Academy may investigate the allegation and determine in its sole discretion whether to remove the User Posting, which it reserves the right to do at any time and without notice.
Third-Party Services; Links to Other Websites
The Burma Academy Site and individual courses may be integrated with third-party services or include hyperlinks to websites maintained or controlled by third parties. Burma Academy and the Burma Academy Participants are not responsible for and do not routinely screen, approve, review or endorse the contents of or use of any of the products or services that may be offered by such third parties. If you decide to access any third-party services or linked third-party websites, you do so at your own risk.
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, YOU AGREE THAT NEITHER BURMA ACADEMY NOR ANY OF THE BURMA ACADEMY PARTICIPANTS WILL BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGES, EITHER ACTUAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL, ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THESE TERMS OF SERVICE, OR YOUR (OR ANY THIRD PARTY’S) USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE BURMA ACADEMY SITE, OR YOUR PLACEMENT OF CONTENT ON THE BURMA ACADEMY SITE, OR YOUR RELIANCE UPON INFORMATION OBTAINED FROM OR THROUGH THE BURMA ACADEMY SITE, WHETHER YOUR CLAIM IS BASED IN CONTRACT, TORT, STATUTORY OR OTHER LAW. IN PARTICULAR, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, NEITHER BURMA ACADEMY NOR ANY OF THE BURMA ACADEMY PARTICIPANTS WILL HAVE ANY LIABILITY FOR ANY CONSEQUENTIAL, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, WHETHER FORESEEABLE OR UNFORESEEABLE AND WHETHER OR NOT BURMA ACADEMY OR ANY OF THE BURMA ACADEMY PARTICIPANTS HAS BEEN NEGLIGENT OR OTHERWISE AT FAULT (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, CLAIMS FOR DEFAMATION, ERRORS, LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF DATA, OR INTERRUPTION IN AVAILABILITY OF DATA).
You agree to defend, hold harmless, and indemnify Burma Academy and the Burma Academy Participants, and their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, faculty, students, fellows, governing board members, agents and employees from and against any third-party claims, actions, or demands arising out of, resulting from or in any way related to your use of the Burma Academy Site, including any liability or expense arising from any and all claims, losses, damages (actual and consequential), suits, judgments, litigation costs, and attorneys’ fees, of every kind and nature. In such a case, Burma Academy or the applicable Burma Academy Participant will provide you with written notice of such claim, suit, or action.
Termination Rights; Discontinuation of Courses and Content. You agree that Burma Academy, in its sole discretion, may terminate your use of the Burma Academy Site or your participation in it, for any reason or no reason, upon notice to
you. It is Burma Academy’s policy to terminate in appropriate circumstances the accounts of users of the Burma Academy Site who are repeat copyright infringers. Burma Academy and the Burma Academy Participants reserve the right at
any time in their sole discretion to cancel, delay, reschedule or alter the format of any course offered through Burma Academy, or to cease providing any part or all of the Burma Academy Site content or related services, and you agree
that neither Burma Academy nor any of the Burma Academy Participants will have any liability to you for such an action. If you no longer desire to participate in the Burma Academy Site, you may terminate your participation at any time.
The rights granted to you hereunder will terminate upon any termination of your right to use the Burma Academy Site, but the other provisions of the Agreements will survive any such termination.
The Agreements constitute the entire agreement between you and Burma Academy with respect to your use of the Burma Academy Site, superseding any prior agreements between you and Burma Academy regarding your use of the Burma Academy Site.
Waiver and Severability
The failure of Burma Academy to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Agreements shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of the Agreements is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties’ intentions as reflected in the provision and the other provisions of the Agreements shall remain in full force and effect.