Terms of Service

Revised September, 2015

 

Geazle brings STEM organizations, academia, professionals and curious minds together to share, collaborate, diffuse, produce, innovate, promote creativity and expand STEM knowledge for a better tomorrow.

Geazle advances STEM knowledge in ways that prepare us to address vexing social problems and enhance quality of life for people and communities.

 

BY COMPLETING THE REGISTRATION PROCESS AND/OR USING THE SERVICE, YOU HEREBY AGREE THAT YOU ARE ELIGIBLE FOR GEAZLE ACCOUNT AND ARE BOUND BY THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, AS DESCRIBED BELOW. Your use of the service implies your consent to the terms of service (TOS). It is your responsibility to check if there have been changes or updates to the TOS at: https://www.geazle.com/help/terms. It is recommended that you bookmark this URL. Any failure to comply with the TOS may result in restricted access, account suspension, or account deletion at any time, without prior notice.

 

Obligations:

 

Your account registration and verification are required in order to gain full access to Geazle. During The registration process you are required to provide accurate, complete, and current information about you in all required fields. Should any of your own information change after submitting it to Geazle, you are required to update that information as soon as possible. Should Geazle suspect that your personal information is not complete, current or accurate, your account may be suspended or deleted without further notice. While Geazle is committed to be a safe and secure environment, you must be at least 13 years of age to use its service. If you are found to be less than 13 years of age, your account may be suspended or deleted from the service provided without notice. If you are over 18 years of age and you register as being under 18 years of age, your account will be suspended without notice. If you are under 18 years of age and you register as being over 18 years of age, your account will be suspended without notice.

 

1- You are responsible for all activities that occur under your screen name (account).
2- Your password must be kept private and it is your responsibility to do so.
3- Abusing, harassing, threatening, impersonating, bullying other members are strongly prohibited.
4- You may not use Geazle.com to attempt illegal activities of any sort. International users must agree and comply with government and all local laws.
5- Any content that you may display under your screen name you are solely responsible.
6- You must not alter, falsify or hack any content in Geazle.com.
7- You must not submit any unsolicited documents to any other Geazle.com users.
8- You must not use this website to transmit any worms or viruses with the intent to cause harm.
9- You must comply with all government and local laws; Geazle.com cannot be used as a platform or base to violate any laws.
Geazle.com reserves the right to terminate your account if any of the above agreement has been violated, disrespected, breached. Any unwelcomed conduct is strongly prohibited at Geazle.com. You come to understand and agree that Geazle.com cannot be and will not be responsible for any content posted on its website. Using Geazle.com is at will and your own risk.

 

General Conditions:

 

1. Without any warning, we reserve the right to alter or end the Geazle.com service.
2. Under any applicable law, we reserve the right to deny service to anyone for any reason at any time.
3. Geazle.com comes to you as a public service to engage and promote the spread of good ideas in the STEM discipline (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics).
4. Geazle.com welcomes anyone willing to share and promote good ideas in this quest.
5. Many talks come to you for free; free to watch as many as you please. Be sure to share your knowledge with others both online and offline.
6. A profile is required from each user where some basic contact information must be provided (name, e-mail address, education, hobby, gender, country of residence).
7. Geazle.com major objective is to foster intellectual conversation about ideas that matter in the STEM discipline that will definitely change the world.
8. While engaging in these conversations, it is imperative that we engage in a reasoned exchange of ideas. We must avoid name calling, flaming, and insults to one another.
9. Geazle.com encourages mutual respect.
10. Happy Geazling and Good Luck

 

Payments:

 

Geazle does not handle payments for ads directly or other services provided that require payments, but rather Geazle refers these payments to a secure third-party payment processor PayPal  which handles all aspects of the payments process. Any payment issues or disputes should be resolved directly with the payment gateway or processor. Once Geazle has been notified by the payment processor that a payment has been made, and that the payment has successfully passed a fraud review, access will be granted for release of your ad or other services, however we make no guarantees of timeliness or immediacy.

 

Disclaimer:

 

This is a professional site; everything that happens here must happen in a professional manner. Everyone is free to post a picture if desired; however, the image must be presented in such a way where no one is disturbed by it. Business casual or professional attire is preferred.

 

You expressly understand and agree that:

 

(a) Your use of Geazle is at your sole risk. The service is provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis. Geazle 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 and non-infringement.

 

(b) Geazle makes no warranty that (i) the service will meet your requirements, (ii) the service will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error-free, (iii) the results that may be obtained from the use of the service will be accurate or reliable, (iv) the quality of any information, material purchased or obtained by you through Geazle will meet your expectations, and (v) any errors in the software will be corrected.

 

(c) Any material downloaded or otherwise obtained through the use of the service 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 or other liability that results from the download of any such material.

 

(d) No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by you from Geazle or through or from the service shall create any warranty not expressly stated in the terms of service.

 

Copyrighted documents:

 

1. We do not hold intellectual property rights over materials you provide or upload to Geazle.com. Your profile and materials uploaded are your properties.
2. Copyrighted materials cannot be posted by any user unless the user owns the copyright.
3. Geazle.com wishes to obey and comply with all relevant copyright laws. Content in violation with such laws will be deleted once reviewed. To make any claim all necessary documents to supports that claim must be provided to Geazle.com.
4. We will review all claims of copyright infringement received and remove content deemed to have been posted or distributed in violation of any such laws. To make a claim, please provide Geazle.com all the necessary information that supports the claim. To submit a claim, go to Geazle.com.

 

Account Deletion:

 

You can delete your account profile any time you wish to do so by contacting us via the contact form on the site or email geazle@geaze.com. Please notice that it may take some time for all of your contents to be deleted and purged from our servers. Geazle reserves the right to retain and/or keep records of your personal information to the extent it is necessary to protect Geazle's legal interests or comply with court orders, legal process, or other regulatory requirements under U.S. law.

 

Disputes:

 

If anyone brings a claim against Geazle related to your actions, content or information on Geazle, you will indemnify and hold Geazle harmless from and against all damages, losses, and expenses of any kind; these include reasonable legal fees and costs related to such claim. 

 

Advertisements:

 

You understand and agree that Geazle.com may display advertisements on some or all of its provided service, subject to user account types and evolving business requirements, at Geazle’ sole discretion. You also understand and agree that you will not obscure any advertisements from general view via HTML/CSS or any other means. By using the Geazle’ service, you agree that Geazle has the right to run such advertisements without prior notice and without recompense to you or any other user. Geazle reserves the right to modify the manner, mode, and extent of advertising on the service at any time without notice. Any business dealings, interactions, or participation in sponsored giveaways or promotions with advertisers found on the service, including payment and delivery of related goods or services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties, or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such advertiser. You agree that Geazle shall not be held responsible for any loss or damage incurred as the result of such interactions or dealings with advertisers on the Service.

 

Resale of Service:

 

You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell, or exploit any portion of the Service, use of the Service, or access to the Service.

 

Special Admonitions for International Use:

 

Recognizing the global nature of the Internet, you agree to comply with all local laws regarding online conduct and acceptable contents. Specifically, you agree to comply with all applicable laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from the United States and the country in which you reside.

 

Geazle STEM Network and Volunteers:

 

Geazle appreciates the significant contributions make by volunteers, who assist Geazle in its efforts to provide high quality service, network-driven features. To help achieve this goal, Geazle volunteers perform a variety of technical and non-technical tasks, including, but not limited to, programming, marketing, the creation of web-based content, graphic designs, audio and/or visual contents, technical writing, providing technical support, categorizing, researching, and performing other assignments, as needed. All volunteers are expected to be of legal age, or volunteering with the consent of a legal parent or guardian.

 

By accepting the TOS, any Geazle user agrees that the intellectual content created as a result of volunteer work for Geazle constitutes the intellectual property of Geazle and that all rights in said content shall vest in Geazle at the time that it is created, to the extent permitted by law. If laws prevent such vesting, the volunteer makes assignment of all such rights to Geazle at the time of creation. If laws prevent such assignment, the volunteer grants a perpetual worldwide irrevocable license to Geazle to use said content. If laws prevent such licensing, the volunteer agrees never to sue Geazle for the use of said content.

 

The volunteer agrees to insure that any work provided does not contain any inflammatory language, indecency, insensitive content to anyone on Geazle. Geazle volunteers are expected to interact with other users on a professional level that is courteous, constructive, supportive, and helpful to other Geazle users. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, Geazle reserves the right to terminate any volunteer’s status, privileges, and/or benefits if Geazle determines in its sole discretion that a volunteer’s conduct is hostile, harmful, and/or destructive in any way to Geazle’s best interests.

 

Without an expressed written confirmation to the contrary, all Geazle volunteer’s positions are assumed to be taken without pay or future consideration.

 

Geazle Contents:

 

Geazle cannot control, or be held responsible or liable, for any of the contents that appear on Geazle STEM Network. Geazle imposes certain guidelines to promote the safety and security of all of its users. By using Geazle, you hereby agree to comply with the following guidelines for posting contents on the site. If you fail to comply with the guidelines set forth below, it may result in flagging or restricting access to any and all contents posted to Geazle, deletion of said contents, and/or suspension of your account without further notice:

 

Adult Contents and Account: Geazle is committed to maintain its service in a manner that is reasonably acceptable to all audiences; however, Geazle cannot be held responsible for the monitoring or filtering of any content found on the site. You are as a user fully responsible for all content you post and you should keep in mind that the lower age limit for use of Geazle is 13 years of age. You are encouraged under the terms of service to flag ALL contents and/or accounts that contain adult themes and images; these include, but not limited to nudity, sexual explicit acts, crime, violence, and/or illicit subject matter, regardless of artistic merit or newsworthy purpose. You understand and agree that Geazle may, at its sole discretion, flag, restrict access or delete said contents at any time without prior notice without assuming liability for any damages or legal claims associated with the posting of said contents on Geazle STEM Network. Should the contents be deemed illegal under U.S. law, you understand and agree that Geazle has the right to share your personal information and submit all necessary information to, and cooperate with, the proper U.S. authorities.

 

Offensive and Inappropriate Content: Should any content that you have posted be reported to Geazle as being offensive or inappropriate, Geazle reserves the right to flag, restrict access, or delete said content at any time without prior notice. In addition, Geazle might call upon you to retract, modify, or protect based on your privacy setting the content in question within a reasonable amount of time, as determined by the Geazle team. Should you fail to meet such a request, Geazle may flag, restrict access, delete said content, or delete your account at its sole discretion without assuming control, responsibility, or liability for the content posted on Geazle. Should your content be reported to Geazle as containing full nudity, violence, obscenity, gang-related content, hate-based content based on racial, ethnic, gender, transgender, disability, or sexual orientation, harassment of other users, endangerment to minors, incitation to violence or criminal activity, violation of another person’s intellectual property rights, or simply content that is otherwise offensive or inappropriate under the TOS, Geazle has the right to flag, restrict access, and/or delete said content and/or suspend your account at any time without notice.

 

Content Delivery and Subscription Fees: Geazle reserves the right, without limitation except by law, to serve any user content on the web, through downloadable clients, mobile platforms, and otherwise.

 

No Liability for content accuracy, reliability, or legality: You hereby acknowledge that Geazle does not pre-screen any content, but that Geazle shall have the right, at its sole discretion, to remove or refuse to remove any content found on the site at any time without prior notice. Without limiting the foregoing, Geazle shall have the right, but not the obligation, to remove any content that violates the TOS or is otherwise objectionable, or that infringes or is alleged to infringe upon, intellectual property rights. You agree that you must evaluate, and bear all risks associated with, the use of any content that appears on Geazle, including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of such content. Furthermore, Geazle has the right to limit access to your account if you are in violation of the TOS, including without limitation the user conduct described below, by flagging, restricting access or deleting content, suspending or deleting your account, and/or removing your information from the user directory, search engine, and all other methods used to identify Geazle users at any time without prior notice.

 

Third Party Products and Services: Geazle may enter into agreements with third party web developers and service providers to offer users additional products, services, and applications. Third Parties are legally obligated to comply with Geazle’s TOS and Privacy Policy and are solely responsible for their contents, products, and services. Geazle does not imply or express warranty of usability for Third Party products and services, and shall not be responsible for resolving technical issues or bugs. All issues should be reported directly to Third Party customer support. Geazle will not share your personal information with third parties; however, Geazle may provide general demographic data and analytics associated with use of their products and/or services. Geazle will make best efforts to ensure that Third Parties comply with Geazle’s TOS and/or Privacy Policy, but shall not be responsible to you for any losses or damages resulting from failure to comply with Geazle’s TOS and Privacy Policy. Geazle does not endorse any content, Ads, or services that appear on third party web sites and/or affiliate web sites and properties. Geazle cannot be held responsible for applications and/or services created by outside parties without our consent.