Thank you for visiting the SafeSchoolsAlert.com site and using the SafeSchools Alert service (collectively, the “System”). These terms and conditions (“Terms”), effective March 03, 2012, apply to your (“You” or “Your”) use of the System.
This System is owned by SafeSchools LLC (“We” or “Us”). Your school, school district, or similar entity (Your “School”) has contracted with us to provide this System to You. You may use this System only for personal, non-commercial use and subject to Your acceptance of and compliance with these Terms.
Purpose of the System
The purpose of the System is to allow students, staff, parents, and other individuals to submit information regarding issues of concern such as threats, bullying, abuse, or violence (“Submitted Information”) to school administrators through various channels of communication, including email, telephone, text message, and an online portal. We forward Submitted Information to Your School for evaluation, and it is not evaluated by us.
WARNING - THIS SYSTEM IS NOT INTENDED TO BE AN EMERGENCY SERVICE SUCH AS 911, AND IS NOT TO BE USED BY YOU INSTEAD OF EMERGENCY SERVICES OR CONTACTS. THIS SYSTEM IS NOT AFFILIATED WITH 911 OR ANY OTHER EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE OR ALERT SERVICE. IF YOU BELIEVE THAT YOU OR ANYONE ELSE IS IN IMMEDIATE DANGER, OR IN NEED OF IMMEDIATE HELP OR ASSISTANCE, CALL 911.
Who May Use This System
You may use this System only if You are at least 13 years old and You live in the United States.
What You Can Do With This System
You can use this System to send Submitted Information through us to Your School and track how that Submitted Information is handled. Your use of this System may be terminated by us at our discretion. You may not:
(a) submit information that is untrue, harassing, abusive, threatening, advertising, soliciting, advocating an illegal activity, or in violation of any law
(b) access, download or copy any other user’s account information
(c) bypass any technical measures used to prevent or restrict access to any portion of the System (d) violate or attempt to violate the security of the System
(e) interfere with or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the System
(f) engage in any unauthorized use of content and materials included on the System which, unless otherwise noted, is owned by us
(g) make commercial use of the System, or modify, adapt, translate, copy, reproduce, imitate, distribute, publish or resell the System or any of the content on the System
(h) use any data mining, robots, or similar automated data gathering and extraction tools to access the System
(i) reverse engineer, decompile or disassemble the System, or convert into human readable form any of the contents of this System not intended to be so read
Family Educational Rights and Privacy ActIf you are a School employee or administrator, you also agree to use the System in accordance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (“FERPA”) and any associated federal, state or local laws or regulations.
If You register with the System, You are responsible for all activities that occur under Your account. Do not disclose Your account password to others, and notify us immediately of any unauthorized use of Your account. We are not responsible for any loss or other injury that You may incur as a result of someone else using Your user account or password, either with or without Your knowledge. We may access and disclose Your account information if required to do so by law or in a good faith belief that such access and disclosure is reasonably necessary enforce this Agreement, respond to Your requests for customer service, or protect the rights, property, or personal safety of You or others.
Disclaimer of Warranties
THIS SYSTEM, ITS CONTENT, AND ANY ASSOCIATED SERVICES OR MATERIALS ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE OPERATION OF THIS SYSTEM, OR THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, OR MATERIALS INCLUDED WITH THIS SYSTEM. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY APPLICABLE LAW, WE DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OF WORKMANLIKE EFFORT, OF SUITABILITY, AVAILABILITY, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, COMPLETENESS OR TIMELINESS OF CONTENT, OR OF NON-INFRINGEMENT, AS WELL AS WARRANTIES ARISING THROUGH COURSE OF DEALING OR USAGE OR TRADE. FURTHER, WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES THAT THIS SYSTEM AND/OR ITS CONTENTS ARE ACCURATE, COMPLETE, RELIABLE, CURRENT OR ERROR-FREE.
BY USING THE SYSTEM, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOUR USE OF THE SYSTEM IS SOLELY AT YOUR OWN RISK. WE DO NOT WARRANT OR GUARANTEE THAT ANY COMPONENT OF THE SYSTEM IS FREE OF VIRUSES, WORMS OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. WE DO NOT GUARANTEE THE CONTINUOUS, UNINTERRUPTED AND ERROR-FREE OPERATION OF ITS SYSTEM, NOR THAT ALL COMMUNICATIONS WILL BE SECURE FROM ACCESS OR INTERFERENCE BY THIRD PARTIES.
WE ARE NOT LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM OR OTHERWISE RELATED TO YOUR USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THIS SYSTEM, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF OR SHOULD HAVE KNOWN OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR COMPLIANCE WITH APPLICABLE LOCAL LAWS CONNECTED WITH YOUR USE OF THE SYSTEM.
CERTAIN STATE LAWS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN DAMAGES. IF THESE LAWS APPLY TO YOU, SOME OR ALL OF THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS OR LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU, AND YOU MAY HAVE ADDITIONAL RIGHTS.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless SafeSchools LLC and its respective subsidiaries, agents, distributors and affiliates, and their officers, directors and employees, from and against any claim, demand, damages, cost and expenses, including reasonable attorney fees, arising from or related to Your use of this System and the services provided in connection with the System, or Your breach of any provision of this Agreement or any warranty provided hereunder.
Changes to this Agreement
Any changes to these terms will be included in a revised version of these Terms accessible through the System. If these Terms change, You will be asked to read and accept them the next time You try to use the System. If You do not accept any revisions made to these terms, You must stop using the System.
Resolution of Disputes
If You are dissatisfied with the System, if You do not agree with any part of these Terms, or You have any other dispute or claim with or against us with respect to these Terms or the System, Your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the System. The laws of the State of Ohio will govern these Terms and any dispute of any sort that may arise between us. Regardless of where You access this System, You agree that any action arising out of Your use of the System must be brought in the state or federal courts serving Hamilton County, Ohio, and You hereby irrevocably and unconditionally consent to the exclusive personal jurisdiction of such courts.
If any part of these Terms is determined to be invalid or unenforceable for any reason, the remainder of these Terms shall be enforced to the extent possible. Failure to enforce these Terms does not constitute a waiver of our rights under these Terms.
If You have any questions regarding these terms and conditions, please contact us at: