Last updated: September 30, 2021
In this Agreement the following expressions have these meanings:
|Content||information, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages or other materials uploaded to Quipper Platform, and the expressions "User Content" and "Quipper Content" mean Content uploaded by the party indicated.|
|Essays-Learn||Quipper’s student portal component at the URL https://essays-learn.quipper.com where Students can (a) receive and respond to essay assignments sent by their Teachers; and (b) view their score as soon as their Teacher finishes evaluating their assignment|
|Essays-Link||Quipper’s teacher portal component at the URL https://essays-link.quipper.com which allows Teachers to distribute and grade essay-type assignments for their Students|
|Member||a Teacher, Tutor, Student, Parent, or User who has opened an account and duly registered to Use the Service. "Membership" shall be interpreted accordingly.|
|Parent||an individual who is the parent or legal guardian of a Student.|
|Parents App||Quipper’s parent portal component at the URL https://parent.quipper.com where Parents can monitor the progress and performance of the Student on the assignments and self-study courses distributed via their Quipper classes.|
|Public Content||Content which the creator chooses to make available to all Members.|
|Q-Create||Quipper’s creator portal where content creators including Teachers and Tutors can create questions which may be (but do not have to be) Public Content.|
|Quipper Essays||Quipper’s online essay platform component accessible by Teachers through Essays-Link and by Students through Essays-Learn.|
|Quipper Video||Online video lessons provided at additional charge by Quipper.|
|Quipper Content||Content which is made available by Quipper on the Service.|
|Q-Learn||Quipper’s student portal at the URL https://learn.quipper.com/ where Students receive assignments, work on their to-do tasks, and can message Teachers and Tutors and access other functionalities that Quipper provides for Students.|
|Q-Link||Quipper’s teacher portal at the URL https://link.quipper.com/ where Teachers can create assignments, see Students' performance, reply to messages from Students and access other functions available for Teachers.|
|The Service||Quipper Platform or Quipper Content, or any combination of them.|
|Student||an individual who Uses Quipper Services for the purposes of receiving tuition from a Teacher or Tutor.|
|Subscription||the fee (if any) payable for Use of Quipper Services or part of it details of which are posted on the website and drawn to your attention as part of the registration process.|
|Teacher||an individual who Uses Quipper Services for the purposes of providing tuition to a group of more than one Student simultaneously whether directly or by Using Content.|
|Tutor||an individual who Uses Quipper Services for the purposes of providing tuition to individual Students.|
|Use||use of the Service whether as a Teacher or Tutor or as a Student or Parent.|
|User||an individual who Uses the Service as a Teacher, Tutor, Student or Parent.|
|User Content||Content which is made available to Quipper Platform by users.|
|Visitor||a casual visitor to Quipper Services who has not registered and therefore is not a Member.|
It is a condition precedent to You being able to access any component of Quipper School or Use Quipper School that You must read and agree to be bound by each and every one of the terms and conditions contained in this Agreement. Should You access any component of Quipper School, or Use Quipper School, register as a Member, or view any text or graphics, such activities on your part expressly means that You have read this Agreement and agree to be bound by the terms and conditions contained herein.
Should You not agree to be bound by each and every term and condition contained in this Agreement You must leave this Site at once and You may not become a Member or Use Quipper School or any part of it.
Quipper School is intended solely for Visitors who are:
By using Quipper School, You represent and warrant that:
Your account may be terminated and your data deleted without need of prior notice, if We believe that You are less than 18 years of age and your Parent has not entered into this agreement or You do not have parental consent or your Use of Quipper School is not supervised by your Parent, or if You breach this warranty in any other way. Only humans are allowed to enrol as Members. Robotic or automatic sign-ups are not allowed and will be deleted without notice if identified.
You must immediately notify Quipper of any unauthorized uses of your data or your account or any other breaches of security. Quipper cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to provide Us with accurate information or to keep your password secure. Quipper may also from time to time change its policies on content.
All statements You make to Us, including all information that You provide Us, during enrolment must be complete, accurate and kept up to date. We will terminate your membership at any time if You violate the terms and conditions contained in this Agreement, or the spirit of our website and business. Do no harm. If You threaten Us or otherwise are rude to any of our employees, We will cancel your membership.
Quipper School and all the Content found on it is provided for the Use of Members and may not be resold in any way.
Except for providing your email address, You will not disclose any information to a Teacher or Tutor that could identify You, including your name, address, telephone number, email address, social security number, password or any other information that could be used to identify or locate You. Although Teachers or Tutors are prohibited from disclosing your personal information to third parties, if disclosure of personal information has occurred, You will immediately notify Us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You also agree that You will not solicit any personal information from any Teacher or Tutor, and agree that if any Teacher or Tutor ever discloses such information to You, asks You for any personal information, or suggests any offline meeting or conversation, You agree to immediately notify Us by email.
This Chapter applies to all Members and Visitors to Quipper School
We reserve the right to refuse to allow Use of Quipper School to any party for any reason We consider appropriate in our absolute discretion. Only Members may use Quipper School and upload material to Quipper School.
You understand that all Content is the sole responsibility of the Member by whom it was uploaded and that Quipper School is merely the platform on which this Content is published. If You create or transmit or display Content to or on, or otherwise make material available by means of Quipper School You agree that You are entirely responsible for your conduct and the content of, and any harm resulting from, that Content.
You may not Use our service to violate any law, including copyright laws, other intellectual property laws, defamation laws and the rights of privacy and publicity relating to any person or entity. You agree that You will not engage in any activity that interferes with or disrupts the Services or the servers or networks used in connection with the Services.
Quipper reserves the right, but shall have no obligation, to pre-screen, flag, filter, refuse, modify or move any Content available by means of Quipper website.
The purpose of Quipper School is solely related to education, so You may upload only learning-related Content.
You will not Use Quipper School to
We reserve the right to investigate and take appropriate action (including legal proceedings) against anyone who, in our sole discretion, violates this provision, including without limitation, removing the offending Content from Quipper School and terminating the accounts of such violators
When You make User Content available via Quipper School, You represent and warrant to Us that:
If You want to delete User Content, We will use reasonable efforts to remove it from Quipper School, but You acknowledge that caching or references to the User Content may not be made immediately unavailable.
You acknowledge and agree that Quipper School and all Quipper School Content We make available to You through Quipper School is protected by copyright, trademarks, service marks, patents or other proprietary rights and laws. Except as expressly authorised in writing by Quipper or other proper third party rights holders, You agree not to modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute or create derivative works based in whole or in part on the Services or on other material created by or uploaded to Quipper School by Us. You may not Use Quipper School to violate any law of any jurisdiction, including copyright laws, other intellectual property laws and the rights of privacy and publicity relating to any person or entity.
Quipper claims no ownership over any Content submitted, uploaded or displayed by You on or through Quipper School. You or your third party licensor, as appropriate, retain all patent, intellectual property ownership, trade mark and copyright to any Content You submit, upload or display on or through Quipper School and You are responsible for protecting those rights, as appropriate.
By submitting, uploading or displaying Content on or through Quipper School which is intended to be available to the members of the public, You grant Us a worldwide, non-exclusive, non-transferrable, license to reproduce such Content, adapt it (including translating it), convert it into an app, and distribute it or make it available through Quipper School (including by sublicensing) as well as the right to use your name, likeness, trademarks, trade names and personal information for the purpose of marketing, displaying, distributing and promoting Quipper School.
In the case of Public Content, the licence You grant Us is perpetual and irrevocable. In the case of non-Public Content, You may terminate this licence at any time by one month’s written notice to Us. On receipt of such notice We will remove your Content or such of it as shall be specified by You in the notice to Quipper School.
We reserve the right to syndicate Content submitted, uploaded or displayed by You on or through Quipper School and use that Content in connection with any service offered by Us.
We reserve the right in our sole discretion to refuse to accept, upload, display or transmit any Content.
You will not access Quipper School by any means other than through the interface that is provided by Quipper for Use in accessing Quipper School except as specifically authorized in a separate written agreement.
By using Quipper School, You acknowledge and agree that We may access, preserve, and disclose any Content associated with your account if required to do so by law or in a good faith belief that such access preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to: (a) satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or enforceable governmental request, (b) enforce the Terms & Conditions herein contained, including investigation of potential violations hereof, (c) detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues (including, without limitation, the filtering of spam), or (d) protect against imminent harm to the rights, property or safety of Quipper, its Members or the public as required or permitted by law.
If You are a Student, You also acknowledge that your marks and other information about your performance will be disclosed to Teachers or Tutors who are providing You with services using Quipper School. We may process anonymous data which may include data relating to your performance and other data about You, and We may process aggregated data including providing those data to third parties with a legitimate interest such as education authorities.
You understand that the technical processing and transmission of Quipper School, including your Content, may involve (a) transmissions over various networks; and (b) changes to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks, devices or services.
You also understand and agree that your domain administrator may have access to your account and its Content, and may suspend or terminate your account access and your ability to modify your account.
A cookie is a small data file that certain websites write to your hard drive when You visit them. A cookie file can contain information such as a User ID that the site uses to track the pages You've visited, but the only personal information a cookie can contain is information You supply yourself. A cookie cannot read data off your hard disk or read cookie files created by other sites. When accessing information stored in a database format, a basic version of cookies is used to transfer an answer to the user who has initiated a question.
Nowhere on Quipper School site are cookies used that store specific information on the User or surfer. Cookies on Quipper School site serve a more functional purpose i.e. they are generated by an Internet Information Server and stored in the memory of the browser implicating they disappear once the browser session has been terminated.
You are solely responsible for properly cancelling your account. Account cancellation requests must be submitted in writing to Us at email@example.com. Cancellations by phone or sent to any other email address will not be considered valid.
Except for Public Content (for which We have a perpetual and irrevocable licence) all of your Content will be deleted from the Service upon cancellation. This information cannot be recovered once your account is cancelled. If We cancel your account for any reason We will delete your Content.
You are responsible for taking precautions as necessary to protect yourself and your computer systems from viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and other harmful or destructive content. Quipper disclaims to the fullest extent permitted by law any responsibility for any harm resulting from the Use by visitors.
Quipper asks others to respect its intellectual property rights, it respects the intellectual property rights of others. If You believe that material linked to by Quipper violates your copyright, You are encouraged to notify Quipper in accordance with our Copyright Infringement Policy.
If a Member infringes or repeatedly infringes the copyrights or other intellectual property rights of Quipper or others, Quipper may, in its discretion, terminate or deny access to and use of Quipper School. In the case of such termination, Quipper will have no obligation to provide a refund of any amounts previously paid to Quipper.
We reserve the right to include such content as We consider appropriate in Quipper School and in the Service (including third party content, whether the third party pays us for its material to be included or not) at our absolute discretion.
We use third party vendors and hosting partners to provide hardware, software, networking storage and related technology needed to provide our tools and services to You.
You are not allowed to modify, adapt, repurpose or hack our tools and services or publish a third party website that falsely implies that it is associated with Us.
You understand that the technical processing and transmission of the Service, including your Content, may be transferred unencrypted and involve transmissions over various networks and/or modifications of the Content needed to conform and adapt the content to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices.
By using our tools and service, You expressly consent to Us building your app on multiple platforms and for multiple phone operating systems, even if those platforms and phone operating systems have not been invented, made public, or implemented
You acknowledge and agree that We may establish general practices, rules, guidelines and limitations concerning the use of our Platform and all other tools and services that We offer. You agree that We have no responsibility or liability for the storage or the deletion of, or the failure to store or delete any of your personal, Content, or private Information. You acknowledge that We reserve the right to log off Users who are inactive for an extended period of time. In addition, You acknowledge that We reserve the right to change these general practices and limits at any time, in our sole discretion, with or without notice.
You agree that We have no special relationship with Users and no fiduciary duty exists that We are responsible for. We have no duty to take any action regarding which Users gain access to the site or services, what content Users access via our service, what content other Users make available, how any content is used or interpreted, or any action any party takes in regard to any content made available via our services. You assume the sole risk and responsibility for all content provided by You.
You may not resell or sublicense your Account, or give access to it including by disclosing the password, to any third person.
WE MAKE NO GUARANTEE OF CONFIDENTIALITY OR PRIVACY OF ANY COMMUNICATION OR INFORMATION TRANSMITTED ON OR THROUGH THE SITE, SERVICES OR ANY WEBSITE LINKED TO THE SITE. We are not liable for the privacy of any email address, registration or identification information, data storage, communications, trade secrets, or any other content stored in our database or transmitted through our services.
You may be provided with the ability to select a password and User ID. If so, You must provide Us with accurate, complete and updated registration information or your account shall be terminated. You may not select or use a User ID that is the name of another person or use any name that You are not legally allowed to use or one that violates the legal rights of another person or entity. You may have only one User ID. You are responsible for the security of your password and User ID.
You will indemnify and hold harmless Us, our parent organization, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers and employees, against all costs, fees, damages and reasonable attorney’s fees, from any claim or demand made by any third party due to or arising out of your Use of our tools or services and or any action You have taken relating to your Use of our Quipper School and the related tools and services.
You agree to hold Us harmless and indemnify Us from any loss of any nature regarding your Use of our service and that, therefore, You agree to hold harmless and indemnify Us and all our subsidiaries, employees, and any agent acting on their behalf from any and all liabilities, claims, injuries, fees, costs, demands, or personal injury, including death, that may be due to or relating in any way but not limited to tort, copyright infringement, fraudulence, or intellectual property infringement, rights of privacy, publicity and any other civil, regulatory or criminal cause of action of any jurisdiction through your usage of the tools and services that We provide to You.
In respect of User Content, We give no warranty whatsoever and do not make any representations or warranties regarding the availability, suitability, reliability, merchantability, non-infringement, capability, usefulness or fitness for any general or particular purpose of the site, or the tools, platform, products or services herein supplied or sold or regarding the characteristics of services provided by or through the site, or regarding the timeliness, accuracy or usefulness of information obtained from or through the site. The site, service, tools and all content contained, distributed, sold or published via the site are provided to You "As Is, Where Is", without any warranty of any kind, express or implied. We do not promise that any or all of our services and tools will be available 100% of the time.
In respect of Quipper School Content, We give no warranty above those implied by law and which cannot be excluded in a consumer contract.
Our parent entity and its officers, employees, agents and assigns will not be liable for any damage or injury caused by the Use of this site, including but not limited to failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, or on-line failure.
We do not warrant that our service will meet your specific requirements, will be uninterrupted, timely, secure or error-free, or that the results obtained from using our tools and service will be accurate or reliable. The quality of any tool or service that We provide may not necessarily meet with your expectations. Should there be present any errata or error in any aspect of our tools and services, We may not correct them in a timely manner or at all.
We cannot promise that any application store operator will approve the application for your app. In the event that they do not accept your app We cannot provide You with a refund.
We reserve the right to change, modify, terminate or otherwise permanently or temporarily discontinue or alter any tool or service that We provide with no prior notice to You.
You agree to refrain from disclosing any Confidential Information that belongs to Us, without our prior written permission. Such Confidential Information includes information regarding our software, programming, scripts and technical specification as to each, guidelines, documentation, inventions and developments that You create based on our intellectual property, click through rates, statistics relating to our site or services, and other information marked as "Confidential" by Us. Confidential information does not include information that has become known to the public through no breach by You or that has been independently developed without access to our confidential information as proven by written history of the development of the same, or otherwise rightfully received by a third party, or released pursuant to law or governmental authority or order of the Court of competent Jurisdiction.
We disclaim all responsibility and will not be liable to You for any such disclosure of information to any third party or entity. We may share aggregate information that is not personally identifiable with our advertisers, publishers, partners and any other third parties.
If any provision of these terms is found to be unenforceable or invalid, the remaining provisions shall be valid and enforceable. This Agreement is not transferrable by You but is fully and without limitation of any nature transferrable and assignable by Us.
No agency, partnership, employment or joint venture is created by these terms. Each party is an independent contractor as to the other party. You do not have ability to represent or bind Us in any way.
All content provided within or via this site is protected by Philippine and international copyright laws, patent laws, trade mark regulations and laws, and various intellectual property laws and international treaties and agreements. No intellectual property of any nature contained within or via this site may be copied, published, or broadcast in any way without the written permission of the content owner. The content of this site may not be "framed" or "mirrored".
Quipper, Quipper.com, the Quipper.com logo, and all other trademarks, service marks, graphics and logos used in connection with Quipper, or Quipper School are trademarks or registered trademarks of Quipper or Quipper’s licensors. Other trademarks, service marks, graphics and logos used in connection with Quipper School may be the trademarks of other third parties. Your Use of Quipper School grants You no right or license to reproduce or otherwise Use any Quipper or third-party trademarks.
You agree that You have been suitably notified of any trade mark, trade dress, service mark, copyright, patent or any other intellectual property rights or property rights of any nature and any violation by You of any such property rights is fairly deemed to be wilful in natur
All product names, marks, logos, symbols, and company names displayed on Quipper School are the property of their respective owners and subject to the protection of various laws and regulations.
We reserve the right to terminate, discontinue or modify the Service or any part of it at any time without notice for any reason We deem fit.
You may not use any automated scripts or "robots" to access, copy, or manipulate any content provided on this site. You may not engage in denial of service attacks upon the servers that publish this site. We reserve the right to limit or terminate your access to Quipper School if your Use of it is excessive such that it significantly hinders other Users.
We are not responsible for any Content provided to You by our site members or advertisers. We do not screen Content provided by our site Members or any third parties or entities and You agree that We do not have any duty to do so prior to such being published on our site, but We reserve the right to review Content where We deem it reasonably necessary to do so to limit or avoid liability of any sort. We are not liable for any content that may be obscene, indecent, misleading, fraudulent, racist, intolerant, harmful or otherwise objectionable where such content has been displayed due the actions of one or more of our users or any third party or entity. We are not responsible for any content provided to our site by members or third parties that may infringe intellectual property rights, rights of privacy or publicity, or any rights of any nature in any jurisdiction. You agree to hold Us harmless regarding any claims arising from your exposure, or the exposure of your family members, loved ones, or computers, to objectionable content and agree to waive any possible liability that We may have regarding content provided to Us via members or third parties that violate any intellectual property rights or any other civil law.
You understand and agree that use of the Internet means that You are subject to the risk of receiving or viewing harmful offensive content and files. We do not promise that We will review and edit all content for safety, quality, accuracy, or decency that You encounter via the Quipper School website.
This Agreement will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Republic of the Philippines, excluding that body of laws known as choice of law or conflict of laws. Subject to the provisions of this Section, all disputes, controversies or claims arising out of or relating to this Agreement will be referred to and finally resolved through mandatory binding arbitration administered by the Singapore International Arbitration Centre ("SIAC") in accordance with the Arbitration Rules of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre ("SIAC Rules") for the time being in force, which rules are deemed to be incorporated by reference to this Section. The arbitration tribunal shall consist of one (1) arbitrator mutually appointed by the Parties within thirty (30) days following the date of either party's notice of demand to conduct arbitration. The language of the arbitration shall be English. The award of the arbitrator will be in writing and will set forth findings of fact and conclusions of law. Judgment on the arbitrator's award will be final and binding upon the parties and may be entered in any court having jurisdiction thereof. The arbitrator's fees will be shared equally by the parties and each party will initially bear its own costs and attorneys' fees, but the prevailing party shall be reimbursed by the other party for all attorneys’ fees, witness fees, and arbitration costs. All papers, documents, or evidence, whether written or oral, filed with or presented in connection with the arbitration proceeding will be deemed by the parties and by the arbitrator to be confidential information of both parties. The arbitrator chosen in accordance with these provisions will not have the power to alter, amend or otherwise affect the terms of these arbitration provisions or the provisions of this Agreement. Notwithstanding the foregoing, nothing in this Section shall prevent either party from applying for and obtaining from a court a temporary restraining order and/or other injunctive relief.
Your responsible for compliance with Philippine laws and regulations when You access or use the Site. We make no representation that the Usage of this site, or the Content provided herein will not violate the laws where You access the Site outside of the Philippines. You are responsible for the laws of your jurisdiction, especially if You are accessing this site from outside the Philippines.
This site may contain typographical errors or mistakes, and We disclaim any responsibility for such errors and You agree to hold Us harmless from any legal responsibility for such errors.
We may revise or modify any portion of the Terms from time to time. Therefore You must look at the Terms regularly to check for such changes. The modified version of the Terms (the "Modified Terms") will be posted at http://www.quipper.com. If You don’t agree to the Modified Terms You must stop using Quipper School. Your continued use of Quipper School after the date the Modified Terms are posted will constitute your acceptance of the Modified Terms.
Notices to You may be issued via electronic mail or by surface mail, at our sole election.
Neither party shall be liable for any delay or failure in performance due to Force Majeure, which shall mean acts of God, earthquake, labour disputes, changes in law, regulation or government policy, riots, war, fire, flood, insurrection, sabotage, embargo, epidemics, acts or omissions of vendors or suppliers, transportation difficulties, unavailability of interruption or delay in telecommunications or third party services (including DNS propagation), failure of third party software or hardware or inability to obtain raw materials, supplies, or power used in or equipment needed. We are not responsible for server downtime under any circumstances.