Americares is a non-profit focused of disaster relief. If you use the site, you must agree to the legal terms and conditions, which you can find below. This summary explains what the terms and conditions ask of you. It is not intended to change or replace the formal terms and conditions.
You cannot share accounts on our learning platform. Your account must be for you only, and only you should use it.
You must be over 18 to use the platform. If you are under 18, you must have your parent/guardian’s permission to use it.
You are expected to behave civilly here, and your contributions should be both relevant and tasteful. You should not behave in a way that would break any applicable laws, or that would cause harm of any kind to the site or its users. Americares takes no responsibility for your contributions or those of any other user.
Making the platform work
We have done everything we can to make the learning platform a pleasure to use, but we cannot promise that everything will always work. There might be problems with particular browsers or operating systems, or there might just be a technical glitch. Whenever we become aware of problems that make the platform difficult to use, we will work to fix them.
Everything you see on our website is copyright of Americares unless otherwise stated. Some content has been shared by other organizations; this content is the copyright of the organization who shared it.
Security and risk
The internet can never be 100% secure, though we have done everything we can to keep your data safe. You take responsibility for the risk of uploading or downloading anything to/from the platform.
Where there are links to external websites on the platform, Americares takes no responsibility for the content or security of those websites and does not formally endorse them or the organizations behind them.
Changing the terms and conditions
When things change – either with the site or in law – we might need to update these terms and conditions. It is your responsibility to remain up-to-date, so we suggest you check back from time-to-time to check for any changes.
If there are notices on the site that would override these terms and conditions – copyright for a particular course, for example – then the notice on the site is the correct one.
Terms and Conditions
Access to and use of this website (https://learn.americares.org/; “LMS”) is provided by Americares.
You will defend, indemnify and hold harmless Americares, its Trustees, employees and agents, from any and all claims, liabilities, damages, losses, or expenses, including legal costs, arising out of or in connection with any breach by you of these Terms and Conditions.
The LMS platform is available for use by those over 18 only, or by those under 18 who have the consent of their parents or guardian. By accepting these terms and conditions, you agree that you are over 18 years old or that you have such consent, and that you will review these terms and conditions periodically.
Each user account must be used only by a single individual, and that individual must use the same whenever they access the LMS. Group accounts or other sharing of accounts is not permitted.
Use of the platform
For the purposes of this agreement, “content” means material including, without limitation, e-learning text, video, graphics and audio, published on the LMS, whether copyright of Americares or a third party.
Americares does not warrant that the functions contained in this Website will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or bugs or represents the full functionality, accuracy and reliability of the content.
No data transmission over the internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure; therefore any information sent by e-mail or submitted through the LMS is at your own risk.
Any content provided by or through Americares, is provided ‘as is’ without any representations or any form of warranty (whether made expressly or implied by law). All implied warranties, terms and conditions of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy, or otherwise, are excluded to the extent permitted by law.
Any third-party provider content is provided ‘as is’ and to the extent permitted by law, neither the relevant third party provider nor Americares make any representations or warranties, express or implied, of any kind concerning such content.
To the extent permitted by law, Americares will not be liable for any damages and direct, indirect or consequential losses, including, any damages arising from the use or loss of use of the platform, or the loss of data or profits, whether in contract, negligence or other tortuous action, arising from or in connection with the use of the LMS or any content provided by or through the platform, whether suffered or incurred by you or any third party.
Your use of any third party websites is at your own risk and subject to their respective terms & conditions and privacy policies.
The LMS may not be used in part or in full for commercial purposes without prior approval from Americares.
You agree to use the LMS for lawful purposes only and in a way that does not infringe the rights of, nor restrict or inhibit anyone else’s use and enjoyment of the platform.
All material on the LMS is the copyright of Americares or third parties. You may view the content of this site on screen. You may not copy, reproduce, republish, download, post, broadcast, transmit or otherwise use any LMS content in any way except for non-commercial, personal or educational use, and then only if you do not remove or modify any trademark, copyright, or other notice displayed as part of the content. You also agree not to adapt, alter or create a derivative work from any of Americares content except for non-commercial, personal or educational use, and then only if you do not remove or modify any trademark, copyright, or other notice displayed as part of the content. Any other use of the LMS content requires the prior written permission of Americares.
The names, images and logos identifying Americares or any other third parties referred to on the LMS and their products and services may be subject to copyright, design rights or trade mark rights. These trademarks may not be reproduced without the consent of the relevant owners. Nothing contained in these terms shall be construed as conferring any license or right to use any trademark, design right or copyright of Americares or any other third party.
Americares reserves all rights not expressly granted in accordance with these Terms and Conditions.
Information you provide to us
Contributions must be your own, they must be civil and tasteful. They must not contain any unlawful or objectionable content and they must not infringe the law. You agree that Americares shall not be responsible for your or anyone else’s contributions to its Website or any form of social media. Should you identify contributions which are unlawful, distasteful or otherwise objectionable then please contact Americares: email@example.com.
You agree not to do any of the following: a) defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal, moral, or human rights of others (such as rights of privacy and publicity); b) publish, post, distribute or disseminate any defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful material or information; c) upload or attach files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy or confidence) unless the user owns or controls the rights thereto or has received all necessary consents; d) upload or attach files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another’s computer; e) delete any author attributions, legal notices or proprietary designations or labels in any file that is uploaded; f) falsify the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded; g) advertise or offer to sell any goods or services, or conduct or forward surveys, contests, or chain letters; or h) download any file posted by another user that the user knows, or reasonably ought to know, cannot be legally distributed in such manner. Americares reserves the absolute right to delete or modify any material posted to the LMS without notice to the user.
Changes and conflicts
If there is any conflict between these terms and any rules and/or specific terms and conditions of use appearing on linked platforms or specific sections of the LMS, then the latter shall prevail.
Americares reserves the right to change these terms at any time by posting changes online. Your continued use of the platform after any changes are posted means you agree to be legally bound by these terms as updated and/or amended.
Our platform is built on open source LearnDash LMS software. Certain features and customizations are made available to Americares under non-transferable license.
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