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University of North America, Inc. (UoNA) maintains this website located at www.uona.us and its associated websites, web pages, content and other materials (collectively the "Site") to provide to you information about UoNA and its services. Your access to and use of the Site is subject to these Terms of Use and all applicable laws. By accessing the Site, you accept, without limitation or qualification, these Terms of Use. The Terms of Use may be modified from time to time and the terms as modified will govern your use of the Site. Any new features added to the Site will be subject to these Terms of Use.


Section 1. Generally
You are free to browse the Site. All material available on the Site is referred to as "Copyrighted Content." You may view and print portions of the Copyrighted Content for your own internal use but not for resale or other commercial use and not for use other than as provided in these Terms of Use. Copyrighted Content may change periodically and at any time. The Copyrighted Content is provided for informational purposes only.

Section 2. Privacy
UoNA collects information about you in several ways from different parts of the Site. For instance, UoNA may collect information from you so that you will receive its communications which may include e-newsletters or online support to existing customers. Information may also be collected when you communicate with UoNA through the "Live Operator Help," "Contact Us," or "Employment Opportunities" links on the Site. If you contact UoNA, it will keep a record of that session. It will also maintain a copy of your request or correspondence. Any personal information collected from you by UoNA will be kept strictly confidential and will not be disseminated to a third party, without your expressed, written consent. "Personal Information" is defined as your name in combination with a credit card number, social security number or bank account number. Personal Information is not information that is publicly available such as your name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, country of residence etc. or information you provide in connection with your submission of your resume or application for admissions.
UoNA may use any information gained through the Site to provide maintenance and support to existing customers, customize Copyrighted Content, fulfill your information requests, improve services, contact you, conduct research and provide anonymous reporting for internal use and to third parties. UoNA will not report data in a manner that reasonably permits such information to be identified with any user nor will it sell your information. UoNA may share information it has about you with its affiliated companies or business partners. UoNA will also use information it has about you for internal record keeping and reporting.
Any material, information or other communication you transmit, upload or post to the Site will be considered non-confidential and nonproprietary and UoNA will have no obligation to preserve the confidentiality or refrain from disclosing such communications. UoNA and its designees will have no liability for disseminating such content and will be free to copy, disclose, distribute, incorporate and otherwise use the communication and all data, images, sounds, text, product ideas, suggestions or enhancements, as well as anything embedded therein for any and all commercial or noncommercial purposes without your consent and without remuneration to you.
UoNA may set and access cookies on your computer for various purposes, generally, to remind it of who you are and to access your account information (if stored on its computers), to confirm your identity as an authorized UoNA user, and/or to deliver to you more personalized service. UoNA also collects IP addresses for system administration to include them in outgoing mail message headers.
UoNA may disclose your personal information if it has reason to believe that disclosure is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action to enforce any of its rights, including against you or a third party, for nonpayment, violation of any agreement with UoNA, to prevent injury to or interference with UoNA's rights or property, to other UoNA users or anyone else that could be harmed by such activities. UoNA may disclose or access account information when it believes in good faith that the law requires it and for administrative and other purposes that UoNA deems necessary to maintain, service and improve it services and to protect its rights or property. By accessing and using the Site, you agree that information you have provided may be disclosed as described above or as may be modified from time to time.
As privacy rights vary from state to state, please note that you may have additional privacy rights then those included herein.

Section 3. Responsibilities of User
You are entirely responsible for all downloads, uploads and/or emails transmitted via the Site. You should verify all statements and do your own due diligence before downloading, uploading or transmitting information via this Site. UoNA is not liable in any way for any communications and links you may access located on the Site. Nor is UoNA liable for any errors or omissions in any Copyrighted Content or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Copyrighted Content via the Site.
You agree not to use the Site to:
(a) email, or otherwise transmit anything that is unlawful, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable;
(b) impersonate any person or entity,
(c) falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with UoNA or any other person or entity;
(d) manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of anything transmitted through the Site;
(e) email or otherwise transmit anything that you do not have a right to transmit under any law or under contractual relationships;
(f) email or otherwise transmit anything that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary right;
(g) email or otherwise transmit any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising or promotional materials, chain letters or other solicitation;
(h) email or otherwise transmit any material containing software viruses or any other malicious, computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software, hardware, telecommunications equipment or database;
(I) interfere with or disrupt the Site or servers or networks connected to the Site or otherwise impose an unreasonable or disproportionate burden on the Site;
(j) intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local, state, national or international law, rules or regulations;
(k) attempt to circumvent any passwords or other security features of this Site or take any action that would comprise the security of this Site, its users or visitors;
(l) reproduce, modify, lease, distribute, sell, trade, resell or otherwise exploit any portion of the Site or create derivative works based on the Site.

Section 4. Indemnity
You agree to indemnify, release and hold harmless UoNA, its officers, directors, agents, employees and affiliates, from all claims, damages, fees and costs of any nature, including reasonable attorney's fees, due to or arising out of any communication you submit, transmit, download or upload through the Site, your use of the Site, including any links located thereon, your connection to the Site, your violation of these Terms of Use, or your violation of any intellectual property rights. In the event you provide false, inaccurate or out-of-date information through this Site, you agree to indemnify UoNA for and hold it harmless from and against any and all liability, damages, loss or expense, including reasonable attorney's fees, it may incur, including but not limited to loss of business profits, taxes, penalties or sanctions, interest, fees, costs and expenses of any nature arising from or related to any claim, action or proceeding alleged or initiated against UoNA by any third party based upon the information you provide or your use of the Site.

Section 5. Modifications
UoNA reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify the Copyrighted Content, Terms of Use, the Site and/or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Site (or any part thereof) with or without notice. You agree that UoNA shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any such action.

Section 6. Termination of User Rights
UoNA may, in its sole discretion, terminate your use of this Site for any reason, with or without notice. You agree that any termination of your access to the Site may be effected without prior notice, and acknowledge and agree that UoNA may immediately deactivate or delete your account and/or bar any further access to the Site. Further, you agree that UoNA shall not be liable to you or any third party for any termination of your access to the Site.

Section 7. Links
UoNA is not responsible for the content of other websites that may have links on this Site. Furthermore, the terms set forth in these Terms of Use no longer apply once you have left this Site. Please note that you become subject to the practices of those companies or individuals operating the linked sites. Please use caution and review the privacy policies of any sites that you visit to learn more about their information gathering practices. UoNA disclaims all responsibility or liability for the availability or accuracy of such the content of any external sites that are linked to this Site. The inclusion of any link on this Site does not imply that UoNA endorses the linked site. You acknowledge and agree that UoNA shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with your use of or reliance on any information, goods or services obtained or available n or through any such linked site.

Section 8. Proprietary Rights
All of the content on this Site, including the collection, compilation, and arrangement thereof, is protected by all U.S. and international intellectual property laws and may not be used without UoNA's express written permission. This Site and any necessary software used in connection with this Site, the collection, compilation and arrangement of Copyrighted Content, all images, photography, graphics, artwork, and other information found on the Site, regardless of source, all Marks and other intellectual property relating thereto and all information and data collected through the Site is owned by University of North America, Inc. and its affiliates or other third parties who have granted UoNA the right and license to use the Copyrighted Content and contains proprietary and confidential information that is protected by all applicable intellectual property and other laws. All trademarks, logos, slogans, trade names and service names, individually or combined with one another, and whether or not registered are proprietary to UoNA, its parent or other third party owners who have granted UoNA the right and license to use its marks.

Section 9. Notices and Procedures for Making Claims of Copyright Infringement
UoNA respects the intellectual property of others and strives to investigate notices of alleged infringement swiftly and thoroughly. Upon receipt of notice of an alleged infringement, UoNA will act to remove any material found to be infringing or found to be the subject of infringing activity.
If you believe that your work has been copied in any way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide all of the following information:
(a) a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed;
(b) a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Site;
(c) your address, telephone number, and email address reasonably sufficient and up-to-date to permit UoNA to contact you;
(d) 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;
(f) a statement by you that the above information in your Notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on behalf of the owner.
Notices of claimed copyright infringement should be directed to:
Via Mail:
University of North America
8618 Westwood Center Drive, Suite 100
Vienna, Virginia 22182
Attn: webmaster
Via Facsimile:
(703) 229-8265
Via Email:
info@uona.us

Section 10. DISCLAIMERS AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY
You agree that:
(a) your use of the site is at your sole risk
(b) the site is provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis. UoNA expressly disclaims all warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, including, but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement and noninterference with your use of all or any part of the site.
(c) UoNA makes no warranty that (I) the site will meet your requirements, (ii) the site and/or online services will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, accurate or error-free, (iii) the results obtained from the use of the site will be accurate or reliable, or (iv) the quality of any products, site, services, information, or other material purchased or obtained by you through the site will meet your expectations.
(d) any material downloaded or otherwise obtained through the use of the site is done at your own discretion and risk and that you will be solely responsible for any damage to your computer system or loss of data that results from the download of any such material.
(e) no advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by you from UoNA through or from the site shall create any warranty not otherwise expressly stated or otherwise applicable pursuant to your purchase of UoNA services.
(f) UoNA assumes no responsibility for the change of services or product offerings or pricing that has not been updated on this Site.
(g) UoNA shall not be liable for any damages whether direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or exemplary damages, including but not limited to damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data or other intangible losses (even if UoNA has been advised of the possibility of such damages), resulting from: (I) the use or the inability to use the site; (ii) the cost of procurement of substitute products or services, data information or services purchased or obtained or messages received or transactions entered into through or from the site; (iii) unauthorized access to or alteration of your transmissions or data; (iv) statements or conduct by you, any other user or any other third party on the site; or (v) any other matter relating to the site.

Section 11. Opt Out Options
Should you wish to update your information or no longer receive communications from UoNA, please contact info@uona.us.

Section 12. Trademark Information
UoNA is a trademark of University of North America, Inc.

Section13. Entire Agreement
These Terms of Use and any other agreements, whether or not referenced herein, constitute the entire agreement between you and UoNA with regard to and shall govern your activities and use of the Site, superseding any prior agreements between you and UoNA. Please note that you also may be subject to additional terms and conditions contained in any contracts that you may have entered into with UoNA.

Section 14. Jurisdiction
These Terms of Use, any other agreement with and the relationship between you and UoNA shall be governed by the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia. You agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the pertinent state or federal courts located within or with jurisdiction over Fairfax County, Commonwealth of Virginia. Notwithstanding the foregoing, UoNA may seek equitable relief, including preliminary and permanent injunction, in any court of competent jurisdiction to prevent or enjoin misappropriation, misuse, unauthorized disclosure or infringement of any intellectual property rights. No bond shall be required as security for such equitable relief. Such remedies shall not be deemed to be exclusive but shall be in addition to all other remedies available at law or in equity.

Section 15. Waiver
The failure of UoNA to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Terms of Use shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of the Terms of Use 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 Terms of Use remain in full force and effect.

Section 16. Headers

The section titles in the Terms of Use are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect.

Section 17. Violations
Please report any violations of the Terms of Use to info@uona.us.

 

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