Please note that the Website, or certain features that may be available through the Website, are hosted and operated by third parties. Your use of such features is subject to terms and policies made available by that provider at the time you use that feature. Please review those terms carefully. Juilliard is not responsible for the acts or omissions of any third party.
THE SECTIONS BELOW TITLED “BINDING ARBITRATION” AND “CLASS ACTION WAIVER” CONTAIN A BINDING ARBITRATION AGREEMENT AND CLASS ACTION WAIVER. THEY AFFECT YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS. PLEASE READ THEM.
We provide Visitors and Registered Users with access to the Website as described below.
Visitors, as the term implies, are people who do not register with us, but want to explore the Website. No login is required for Visitors. Visitors can: (i) view all publicly-available content on the Website; (ii) subscribe to Juilliard Open Classroom communications, alerts and other notifications; and (iii) e-mail us.
Through the Website, Juilliard offers a variety of interactive online courses (each, a “Course”). Registered Users may sign up to take a Course through the Website. Some Courses are provided free of charge, while others are offered for a fee (a “Course Fee”).
Statements of Accomplishment
Certain Courses may offer a statement of accomplishment to students who successfully complete the Course (a “Statement of Accomplishment”). The requirements for successful completion of a Course and receipt of a Statement of Accomplishment, if offered for a particular Course, are outlined below. Additional requirements may apply and are determined on a course-by-course basis.
If you enroll for a Course that offers a Statement of Accomplishment, you may receive a Statement of Accomplishment upon successful completion of the following within the limited, specified enrollment period and specified duration of the Course:<ul><li>Demonstrate comprehension of learning objectives for each module through weekly assignments and discussions;</li><li>Complete weekly assignments (e.g. your written work, audio recordings, discussion forum submissions, quizzes, video recordings) as detailed in the course curriculum and syllabus within the Course timeline described in the Course description web page and syllabus;</li></ul>
No Other Enrollment
COURSES OFFERED THROUGH THE WEBSITE ARE NOT CREDIT BEARING HIGHER EDUCATION COURSES AND WILL NOT COUNT TOWARDS ANY DEGREE CONFERRING PROGRAM.
WHEN YOU TAKE A COURSE THROUGH JUILLIARD OPEN CLASSROOM, YOU UNDERSTAND, ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT YOU WILL NOT BE AN APPLICANT FOR ADMISSION TO, OR ENROLLED IN, ANY JUILLIARD DEGREE PROGRAM AS A RESULT OF REGISTERING FOR OR COMPLETING A COURSE. NO COURSES OFFERED THROUGH THE WEBSITE ARE PART OF ANY MATRICULATED PROGRAM. WE DO NOT OFFER SCHOLARSHIPS, FEDERAL, OR STATE FUNDING FOR COURSES. NONE OF THE RESOURCES,
PRIVILEGES OR BENEFITS PROVIDED TO STUDENTS ENROLLED IN DEGREE PROGRAMS AT JUILLIARD WILL BE AVAILABLE TO YOU EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY DESCRIBED IN THE COURSE DESCRIPTION.
Title IX and Sex-Based Discrimination
Communications between Registered Users
Registered User Content
As noted above, the Website provides Registered Users the ability to post and upload Registered User Content. You expressly acknowledge and agree that once you post or upload your Registered User Content, it will be accessible by others, and that there is no confidentiality or privacy obligation with respect to such Registered User Content, including, without limitation, any personally identifying information that you may make available. By uploading any Registered User Content to the Website, you warrant and covenant that such Registered User Content shall comply with all applicable laws, rules, and regulations.
YOU, AND NOT JUILLIARD, ARE ENTIRELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL REGISTERED USER CONTENT THAT YOU UPLOAD, POST, E-MAIL, OR OTHERWISE TRANSMIT VIA THE WEBSITE.
You retain all copyrights and other intellectual property rights in and to your own Registered User Content. You do, however, hereby grant us and our sublicensees a non-exclusive, royalty-free, freely sublicensable, irrevocable, perpetual license to modify, compile, combine with other content, copy, record, synchronize, transmit, translate, format, distribute, publicly display, publicly perform, and otherwise use or exploit (including for profit) your Registered User Content and all intellectual property and moral rights therein throughout the universe, in each case, by or in any means, methods, media, or technology now known or hereafter devised. You also grant us and our sublicensees the right, but not the obligation, to use your Registered User Content, your account information, name, likeness, and photograph in connection with any use of the related Registered User Content permitted by the previous sentence and/or to advertise and promote the Website, Juilliard, and our products and services. Without limiting the foregoing, you acknowledge and agree that uses of your Registered User Content, name, likeness, and photograph permitted by the foregoing rights and licenses may include the display of such Registered User Content, name, likeness, and photograph adjacent to advertising and other material or content, including for profit.
Responsibility for Registered User Content</br> We do not control the Registered User Content that you or others may post or otherwise make available on or through this Website, and you understand that we have no obligation to monitor any such content or material or to edit or delete it. However, we reserve the right do so. We are not a publisher of Registered User Content, and we are not responsible for its accuracy or legality.
The trademarks, logos, service marks and trade names (collectively, the “Trademarks”) displayed on this Website or on content or materials available on or through this Website are the registered and unregistered Trademarks of Juilliard, its affiliates, or third parties and may not be used in connection with products and/or services that are not related to, associated with, or sponsored by their rights holders, or in a manner that is likely to cause customer confusion. All Trademarks not owned by us that appear on this Website or on or through any of this Website’s services, if any, are the property of their respective owners. Nothing about this Website should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right to use any Trademark displayed on the Website without our written permission or the third party that may own the applicable Trademark. If you have questions about the legal use of the Trademarks owned by Juilliard, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To access certain features or areas that may be available on this Website only to Registered Users, you may be required create an account and provide personal and/or demographic information as part of registration or log-in process. You agree to provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by the applicable registration or log-in form, and you are responsible for keeping such information up-to-date (this includes your contact information, so that we can reliably contact you). The information you submit must describe you (you may not impersonate another person or entity), and you may not sell, share or otherwise transfer your account information. Each account may only be used by one Registered User, and each Registered User may only create one account.
Your profile and Registered User content will be accessible by other uses in the Courses for which you register, as well as by the instructors and Course fellows for each Course. You understand, acknowledge and agree that the information on your account profile and your Registered User Content will not be confidential or private and that you will provide such information and content accordingly.
You are responsible for all activity occurring when a Website is accessed through your account, whether authorized by you or not. Therefore, if you create an account, be sure to protect the confidentiality of your account password and log out of your account at the end of each session. We are not liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to protect your password or account information. We reserve the right to delete or change your Password, Sign-In Name, or Unique Identifier at any time and for any reason and shall have no liability to you for any loss or damage caused by such action.
If you choose to register for a Course that has a Course Fee, or otherwise purchase products or services on the Website that carries a fee, you agree that Juilliard or our third-party payment processor may immediately authorize your credit card (or other approved facility) for payment for each of your purchases, including all applicable taxes. You warrant and represent that you are the valid owner or an authorized user of the credit card (or other approved facility) you provide to Juilliard or our third-party payment processor, and that all related billing information that you provide is current, complete, and accurate. If payment is not received from your credit card issuer, you agree to pay all amounts due upon demand. You agree to pay all costs of collection, including attorney’s fees and costs, on any outstanding balance. You are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your account, and you agree to be personally liable for all charges incurred under your account. Your liability for such charges shall continue after termination of this Agreement.
Once your payment transaction through a third party payment processor for Course Fees or other fees is completed, you will receive a confirmation email with your name, order number and the payment amount. Please retain this email for your records as this information will be required if you seek a refund from Juilliard, as described below.
During the first two weeks of each Course, Juilliard will make a determination about whether to grant a refund for any amounts paid by a student who requests a refund. Please contact us at email@example.com if you would like to request a refund. No refunds will be given more than two weeks after a Course commences.
Although we encourage you to e-mail us, we do not want you to, and you should not, e-mail us any content that contains confidential information. With respect to all e-mails and communications you send to us, including, but not limited to, feedback, questions, comments, suggestions, and the like, we shall be free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques contained in your communications for any purpose whatsoever, including but not limited to, the development, production, and marketing of products and services that incorporate such information without compensation or attribution to you.
If you are a copyright owner who believes in good faith that your copyrighted material has been reproduced, posted or distributed on this Website in a manner that constitutes copyright infringement, please inform our designated copyright agent by sending written notice by U.S. Mail to Tunde Giwa, The Juilliard School, 60 Lincoln Center Plaza New York, NY 10023, phone: (212) 799-5000 ext. 357, fax: (646) 505-4122 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include the following information in your written notice:
We have a policy of terminating the Website usage privileges of users who are repeat infringers of intellectual property rights.
We reserve the right to make changes to, or to suspend or discontinue (temporarily or permanently), this Website or any portion of this Website. You agree that we will not be liable to you or to any third party for any such modification, suspension or discontinuance. In addition, to the extent we rely on third parties to distribute any Websites which are mobile applications, we have no way of assuring that such third party will continue to distribute such mobile application, or allow Juilliard to continue to update, maintain and enhance such mobile application.
You are permitted to link to this Website if: (i) this Website opens in a new browser window which displays the full version of a page of this Website (e.g., not merely one of its frames, and not an “in-line” link to a particular image or object on this Website), (ii) the link to this does not state or imply any sponsorship of your website or service by us or by this Website; (iii) this Website is not display framed within or obfuscated by other content; and (iv) the link is for a non-commercial purpose. Except as expressly set forth herein, you may not use on your website any Trademarks or copyrighted materials appearing on this Website, including but not limited to any logos, without our express written consent. We reserve the right to revoke your right to link to this Website upon notice. If you receive such a notice from us, you agree to discontinue your link to the Website.
We control and operate this Website from our facilities in the United States of America. We do not represent that materials on this Website are appropriate or available for use in other locations. If you choose to access this Website from other locations, you are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable.
THIS WEBSITE AND ITS CONTENT AND SERVICES ARE PROVIDED FOR ENTERTAINMENT, EDUCATIONAL AND PROMOTIONAL PURPOSES. WE PROVIDE THIS WEBSITE ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED (INCLUDING WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT). THIS MEANS THAT WE MAKE NO PROMISES THAT:
THE WEBSITE WILL BE AVAILABLE AT ANY PARTICULAR TIME,
THE WEBSITE WILL MEET ANY PARTICULAR REQUIREMENTS OR PROVIDE ANY PARTICULAR RESULTS,
THE INFORMATION ON THE WEBSITE WILL BE ACCURATE OR UP-TO-DATE,
THIRD PARTY DISTRIBUTORS OF ANY WEBSITE THAT IS A MOBILE APPLICATION WILL ALLOW US TO CONTINUE TO SUPPORT THE APPLICATION,
THE WEBSITE OR THE INFORMATION TRANSMITTED TO OR FROM IT OR STORED ON IT WILL BE SECURE FROM UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS,
INFORMATION AND MATERIALS THAT YOU STORE IN YOUR ACCOUNT OR ON THIS WEBSITE WILL REMAIN RETREIVABLE AND UNCORRUPTED, OR
THE WEBSITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE OR WILL BE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS, OR THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED.
WE LIKEWISE MAKE NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING ANY PRODUCTS OR SERVICES ORDERED OR PROVIDED VIA THIS WEBSITE. ANY PRODUCTS AND SERVICES ORDERED OR PROVIDED VIA THIS WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED “AS IS”, EXCEPT TO THE EXTENT, IF AT ALL, OTHERWISE SET FORTH IN A SEPARATE AGREEMENT ENTERED INTO BETWEEN YOU AND US OR BETWEEN YOU AND A THIRD PARTY.
You agree that use of this Website is at your own risk. We reserve the right to change or make corrections to any of the information at any time. We cannot, and do not, guarantee the correctness, timeliness, precision, thoroughness or completeness of any of the information available on this Website, nor will we be liable for any inaccuracy or omission concerning any of the information provided on this Website. No advice, results or information, whether oral or written, obtained by you from us or through the Website shall create any warranty not expressly made herein. We hereby disclaim, and you hereby waive, any and all warranties and representations made in product or services literature, frequently asked questions documents, support documentation, by our customer service and support agents, and otherwise on this Website or in correspondence with us or our agents. We are not responsible for any content or materials posted to this Website by users, or for disputes between users, or between users and third parties.
IN NO EVENT WILL WE OR ANY OF OUR AFFILIATES, OR ANY OF OUR OR THEIR REPRESENTATIVES (AS DEFINED HEREIN), BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES) ARISING FROM, OR DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY RELATED TO, THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THIS OR ANY OTHER WEBSITE (AS DEFINED HEREIN) (OR THE CONTENT, MATERIALS AND FUNCTIONS PROVIDED ON OR THROUGH SUCH WEBSITES), WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, OR STRICT LIABILITY, EVEN IF WE KNEW, SHOULD HAVE KNOWN OR HAD BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. NOTWITHSTANDING AND WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, YOU AGREE THAT OUR LIABILITY AND THE LIABILITY OF OUR AFFILIATES, AND OF ANY OF OUR OR THEIR REPRESENTATIVES (AS DEFINED HEREIN), ARISING OUT OF ANY KIND OF LEGAL CLAIM IN ANY WAY RELATING TO THE USE OF A WEBSITE, WILL NOT EXCEED THE GREATER OF THE AMOUNT OF COURSE FEES YOU PAID TO JUILLIARD IN CONNECTION WITH THE COURSE GIVING RISE TO THE CLAIM, OR ONE HUNDRED U.S. DOLLARS ($100). BECAUSE SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN CATEGORIES OF DAMAGES, THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN SUCH STATES, OUR LIABILITY AND THE LIABILITY OF OUR AFFILIATES, AND OUR AND THEIR REPRESENTATIVES, IS LIMITED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY SUCH STATE LAW.
You agree that any arbitration or proceeding shall be limited to the Dispute between us and you individually. To the full extent permitted by law, (i) no arbitration or proceeding shall be joined with any other; (ii) there is no right or authority for any Dispute to be arbitrated or resolved on a class action-basis or to utilize class action procedures; and (iii) there is no right or authority for any Dispute to be brought in a purported representative capacity on behalf of the general public or any other persons. YOU AGREE THAT YOU MAY BRING CLAIMS AGAINST US ONLY IN YOUR INDIVIDUAL CAPACITY AND NOT AS A PLAINTIFF OR CLASS MEMBER IN ANY PURPORTED CLASS OR REPRESENTATIVE PROCEEDING.
The following provisions will survive any expiration or termination of this Agreement: “Intellectual Property,” “Responsibility for Registered User Content,” “Electronic Communications,” “Indemnification,” “Applicable Law; Jurisdiction; No Waiver; Severability,” “Disclaimer of Warranties,” “Limitations of Liability,” “Termination of the Agreement,” “Binding Arbitration,” “Class Action Waiver,” and “Other.”
Our Open Classroom community, like any community, functions best when its users follow a few simple rules. By accessing and/or using the Website, you agree to comply with the following community guidelines.
Title IX and Sex-Based Discrimination
Registered User Content
You agree that you will not post or otherwise make available any content or materials on or through this Website that: (i) infringes any third party intellectual property right; (ii) is false, misleading or defamatory, libelous, indecent, obscene, pornographic, sexually explicit, invasive of another’s privacy, promotes violence, or contains hate speech (i.e., speech that attacks or demeans a group based on race or ethnic origin, religion, disability, gender, age, veteran status, and/or sexual orientation/gender identity); (iii) constitutes another person’s or entity’s confidential or private information or trade secret; (iv) is fraudulent, unlawful, threatening, harassing, abusive, hateful, intimidating, degrading, profane, obscene, indecent, or discriminatory; (v) encourages or constitutes criminal conduct; (vi) advertises or solicits business for products or services; or (vii) contains any virus, malware, spyware or other harmful or invasive content or code.
You agree that you will not, directly or indirectly: (i) “harvest” (or collect) information from this Website using an automated software tool or manually on a mass basis; (ii) use automated means to access this Website (except in the operation of a general purpose search engine accessible to the public without the payment of any fee); (iii) gain unauthorized access to this Website or to any account or computer system connected to this Website; (iv) download, store or transmit copies of streamed content from this Website; (v) attempt to obtain access to areas of this Website or our systems that are not intended for access by you; (vi) intentionally overburden, disrupt or harm this Website or its systems; (vii) circumvent the security of this Website or our systems; (viii) misrepresent or attempt to misrepresent your identity while using this Website, or (ix) restrict or inhibit others from lawfully using and enjoying this Website.
Other Restrictions on How you Access or Use the Website
You also agree that in your access or use of the Website, you will: (i) to comply with all applicable laws when you use this Website and will not use the Website for any unlawful purpose; (ii) not “stalk,” threaten, or otherwise harass another person; (iii) not access or use the Website to collect any market research for a competing business; (iv) not impersonate any person or entity or falsely tate or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity; (v) not cover, obscure, block, or in any way interfere with any advertisements and/or safety features (e.g., report abuse button) on the Website; (vi) not resell or engage in any commercial use of this Website or its contents; (vii) engage in any derivative use of this Website or its contents; (viii) download or copy account information for the benefit of another merchant; and (ix) let us know about inappropriate Registered User Content of which you become aware.
Juilliard may also take other actions in its sole discretion. No refunds will be issued as a result of any violation.
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