Effective Date: September 1, 2010
1. Grant of rights
2. Linking and framing
You are expressly prohibited from framing or linking or otherwise using or displaying the Sites or any portion thereof in such a manner so that it appears to be part of your own or someone else’s website. You shall not deep link to any page on the Sites or otherwise link in a manner that bypasses the Sites’ home page. The Sites may contain links to third party websites, but such links are provided solely as a convenience to you. Erikson is not responsible for the content of linked third-party sites and does not endorse, support, or make any representations or warranties regarding the content or accuracy of material on such third-party websites. If you decide to access linked third-party websites, you do so at your own risk.
Erikson and the Erikson logo and other marks, logos, graphics, and trade dress used on the Sites are Erikson’s trademarks or the trademarks of Erikson’s affiliates or vendors, and may not be used in any manner (including in “meta-tags” or “hidden text”) without our prior written approval.
The Materials posted on the Sites are copyrighted materials of Erikson, its vendors, or materials licensed by Erikson and may not be reproduced, distributed, modified or publicly displayed without express written permission from us. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please follow our Digital Millennium Copyright Act Notice Policy below.
6. Online community
View our online community guidelines for social networking sites.
7. Provision of information, restricted areas of sites and security
Whenever you provide Erikson with information, you agree to: (a) provide true, accurate, current and complete information and (b) maintain and promptly update such information to keep it true, accurate, current and complete. If you provide any information that is, or Erikson has reasonable grounds to suspect is, untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, we may suspend or terminate your access to the Sites and refuse any and all current or future use of the Sites (or any portion thereof).
Some areas of the Sites require a user name and password. Please select a password that would not be obvious to someone trying to guess your password and change it regularly as an added precaution. Your password cannot contain all or part of your user name and must be at least six characters in length and must contain characters from three of the following four categories: 1) English upper case characters (A through Z); 2) English lowercase characters (a through z); Base 10 digits (0 through 9); or Non-alphanumeric characters (e.g., !, $, #, %).
You may apply to Erikson by using our online application process. If you choose to fill out your online application in more than one session, you will be provided with a randomly generated Key. You must use your Key to retrieve your online application until you submit it to Erikson. Please note your application must be submitted before the application deadline for the semester for which you are applying.
You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your user name, password and Key and for restricting access to your computer. You agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under and in connection with your user name, password and Key. You will notify Erikson if your user name, password or Key has been or you believe they have been compromised.
8. Electronic communications
When you visit our Sites or send e-mails to us, you are communicating with us electronically. You consent to receive communications from us electronically. We may communicate with you by e-mail or by posting notices on the Sites. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.
THE SITES, INCLUDING ANY CONTENT OR INFORMATION CONTAINED WITHIN THEM, IS PROVIDED “AS IS” “AS AVAILABLE” WITH NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. YOU ASSUME TOTAL RESPONSIBILITY AND RISK FOR YOUR USE OF THE SITES.
10. Limitation of liability
ERIKSON, ITS AFFILIATES, EMPLOYEES, OFFICERS, AND REPRESENTATIVES ARE NEITHER RESPONSIBLE NOR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY OR PUNITIVE, ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING IN ANY WAY TO THE SITES AND/OR ONLINE CONTENT, CONTENT OR INFORMATION CONTAINED WITHIN THE SITES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, YOUR DOWNLOADING OR UPLOADING OF ANY MATERIAL OR DOCUMENTS. YOUR SOLE REMEDY FOR DISSATISFACTION WITH THE SITES IS TO STOP USING THE SITES.
APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SET FORTH ABOVE, SO THIS LIMITATION OF LIABILITY MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IF ANY PART OF THIS LIMITATION ON LIABILITY IS FOUND TO BE INVALID OR UNENFORCEABLE FOR ANY REASON, THEN THE AGGREGATE LIABILITY OF ERIKSON, ITS AFFILIATES, EMPLOYEES, OFFICERS AND REPRESENTATIVES UNDER SUCH CIRCUMSTANCES FOR LIABILITIES THAT OTHERWISE WOULD HAVE BEEN LIMITED SHALL NOT EXCEED ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($100).
You agree to indemnify and hold harmless, Erikson, its employees, affiliates, employees, officers and representatives from any loss, liability, claim, judgment or demand, including reasonable attorney’s fees, made by any third party relating to your use of this Sites or content of the Sites, or under or in connection with your user name and password, including, without limitation, any information or content you post to the Sites, any Material you download from the Sites or any interference with the operation of the Sites.
Erikson reserves the right to restrict, suspend or terminate the Sites in whole or in part, without notice. Erikson may terminate your use or rights to access to any or all portions of the Sites and the Material thereon for any reason at all.
Erikson respects the intellectual property rights of others, and asks you to do the same. It is our policy to terminate the access privileges of those who repeatedly infringe the copyright rights of others. If you believe that your work has been posted on our Sites in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please contact us at the address below and provide the following information: (1) an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest; (2) a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed, and identification of the URL or other specific location on the Sites where the material that you claim is infringing is located; (3) your address, telephone number, and email address; (4) 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 (5) 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.
Erikson’s designated agent for notice of copyright infringement is:
Vice President for Planning and Enrollment
451 N. LaSalle Street
Chicago, IL 60654-4510
(312) 755-0928 (fax)
15. Contact Information
If you have any questions or concerns about the Sites, please contact us at:
451 N. LaSalle Street
Chicago, IL 60654-4510