Terms and Conditions

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Lone Star College System (“LSCS”) encourages the use of this site and other LSCS sites as a way to share information and knowledge in support of the LSCS mission of providing educational opportunities and programs to enrich lives.

Terms and Conditions of Use

 1. Acceptance of terms of use and amendments

Each time you use or cause access to the Lone Star College System web site, you agree to be bound by these terms of use, as amended from time to time with or without notice to you. In addition, if you are using a particular service on this web site or accessed via this web site, you will be subject to any rules or guidelines applicable to those services.  Please read the site's privacy policy, which is incorporated within these terms of use.

2. Your responsibilities and registration obligations

In order to use this web site or certain parts of it, you may be required to register for a user account on this web site; in this case, you agree to provide truthful information when requested. By registering for a user account, you explicitly agree to this site's terms of use.

3. Privacy policy

Registration data and other personally identifiable information that the site may collect is subject to the terms of the web privacy policy.  LSCS is committed to ensuring the privacy and accuracy of your confidential information.  Read our Web Privacy Policy.

4. Registration and password

You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password, and you will be responsible for all usage of your user account and/or user name, whether authorized or not authorized by you. You agree to immediately notify LSCS of any unauthorized use of your user account, user name or password.

5. Copyright and Trademark

Lone Star College System and all related trademarks are the property of LSCS.  Any trademark which identifies or is associated with LSCS may not be used without prior expressed written permission from the Office of General Counsel.

LSCS supports enforcement of copyright law for the protection of its employees as both creators and users of copyright protected works. The System requires that all faculty, staff and students comply with federal law regarding the use of copyright protected materials. Read our Copyright Policy.

6. Indemnification

You agree to indemnify and hold harmless LSCS and the LSCS’s representatives, subsidiaries, affiliates, related parties, officers, directors, employees, agents, independent contractors, advertisers, partners, and co-branders, from any claim or demand, including reasonable legal fees, that may be filed by any third party, arising out of your conduct or connection with this web site or service, your provision of content, your violation of these terms of use or any other violation by you of the rights of another person or party.

7. Disclaimer of Warranties

You understand and agree that your use of this web site and of any services or content provided (the "service") is at your own risk. Services and content are provided to you "as is", and LSCS expressly disclaims all warranties of any kind, either implied or expressed, including but not limited to warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement.

LSCS makes no warranty, either implied or expressed, that any part of the service will be uninterrupted, error-free, virus-free, timely, secure, accurate, reliable, or of any quality, nor is it warranted either implicitly or expressly that any content is safe in any manner for download. You understand and agree that neither LSCS nor any participant in the service provides professional advice of any kind and that any advice or any other information obtained via this web site may be used solely at your own risk, and that LSCS will not be held liable in any way.

Some jurisdictions may not allow disclaimers of implied warranties, and certain statements in the above disclaimer may not apply to you as regards implied warranties; the other terms and conditions remain enforceable notwithstanding.

8. Limitation of Liability

You expressly understand and agree that LSCS will not be liable for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, consequential or exemplary damages; this includes, but is not limited to, damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data or other intangible losses (even if LSCS has been advised of the possibility of such damages), resulting from the following:

(i) the use of services or the inability to use services,
(ii) the cost of obtaining substitute goods and/or services resulting from any transaction entered into on through services,
(iii) unauthorized access to or alteration of your data transmissions,
(iv) statements by any third party or conduct of any third party using services, or
(v) any other matter relating to services.

In some jurisdictions, it is not permitted to limit liability and, therefore, such limitations may not apply to you.

9. Applicable law

You agree that these terms of use and any dispute arising out of your use of this web site or products or services provided will be governed by and construed in accordance with local laws applicable at LSCS’s geographical location.  By registering for a user account on this web site, or by using this web site and the services it provides, you accept that jurisdiction is granted to the courts having jurisdiction over LSCS’s geographical location, and that any disputes will be heard by said courts.

10. Miscellaneous Information

(i) In the event that any provision of these terms of use is deemed to conflict with legislation by a court with jurisdiction over the parties, the said provision will be interpreted to reflect the original intentions of the parties in accordance with applicable law, and the remainder of these terms of use will remain valid and applicable;
(ii) The failure of either party to assert any right under these terms of use will not be considered to be a waiver of that party's right, and the said right will remain in full force and effect;
(iii) You agree that any claim or cause in respect of this web site or its services must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause arose, or the said claim or cause will be forever barred, without regard to any contrary legislation;