Last modified: April 16, 2018
The Website is part of a web-based learning management system (“LMS”) that connects students, faculty, and administration in the Programs.
You acknowledge and agree that 2U may communicate with you and send you administrative messages and service announcements. You are not permitted to opt out of receiving them while enrolled in the Programs.
You warrant and represent that all information you provide within the Website is accurate, current, and complete. You are responsible for maintaining and updating your account information to ensure that all information remains accurate, current, and complete. If you provide information that is not accurate, current, or complete, or if 2U has reason to believe that information you provided is not accurate, current, or complete, 2U has the right to suspend or terminate your account and prohibit you from any and all future use.
You are solely responsible for all activity associated with your account login and password, including, but not limited to, your online conduct and use of the Website, and the consequences of any misuse. You are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account login and password. You are required to notify 2U at firstname.lastname@example.org immediately of any unauthorized use of your account login and password. Please include “Unauthorized Access” in the subject line of any such email.
You acknowledge and agree that 2U owns and retains all propriety rights in the Website. The Website contains copyrighted material (including but not limited to text, graphics, videos, images, music, sounds, source code, user generated content, and compilations of individual data), trademarks, and other proprietary information (collectively, “Proprietary Information”). You warrant and represent that you will not copy, modify, publish, transmit, distribute, publicly perform, publicly display, reverse engineer, create derivative works of, sell, or otherwise exploit any Proprietary Information (including but not limited to any Proprietary Information that you download), excluding information that is in the public domain or has been licensed to you. Additionally, you further warrant and represent that you will not endeavor to ascertain any source code used in connection with the Website.
By publishing, uploading, displaying or transmitting Content to the Website, you permit and direct School and/or 2U to create such copies of your Content as may be deemed necessary in order to facilitate the posting and storage of Content on the Website. By publishing, uploading, displaying, or transmitting Content to the Website, you grant, warrant, and represent that you are capable of granting to School an unlimited, transferable, irrevocable, fully paid, and worldwide license (which includes the right to sublicense) to copy, modify, publish, transmit, distribute, publicly perform, publicly display, reverse engineer, create derivative works of, sell, or otherwise exploit for any purpose, commercial, advertising, or otherwise, any Content posted by you on the Website. You may remove any Content posted by you on the Website at any time, unless otherwise instructed by your professor or by School. If you remove the Content posted by you on the Website, the above-granted license will expire immediately; however, you acknowledge and agree that School and/or 2U may preserve any and all archived copies of your Content, and you agree that any previous uses by School and/or 2U prior to you removal, or derivative works created by 2U and/or School from such previous uses (including where incorporated into other works and materials), shall remain fully permissible as set forth hereunder.
By publishing, uploading, displaying or transmitting Content to the Website, you permit other members of the Website community to access, view, store and reproduce any Content posted by you on the Website to the extent permitted herein, subject to any applicable restrictions.
By publishing, uploading, displaying, or transmitting Content to the Website, you grant all ownership rights to your Content, and any intellectual property rights and/or any other proprietary interests associated with your Content, to School.
You acknowledge and agree that the Website is made available to you for your personal, academic, and non-commercial use only. You warrant and represent that the Content submitted, posted, transmitted or shared by you on or through the Website shall not include any libelous, defamatory, or otherwise unlawful material; or violate or infringe upon the rights of any third-party, including but not limited to any and all copyright, trademark, privacy, publicity, or other personal or proprietary rights.
Additionally, you warrant and represent that you will not visit or use the Website to:
2U grants you a limited, non-transferable, revocable and non-exclusive right to create a hyperlink to the Website solely for your personal, non-commercial use. If you choose to create a hyperlink to the Website, you warrant and represent that any website or webpage that contains such a hyperlink will not:
The Website may contain hyperlinks to other websites and webpages (“Third-Party Pages”), as well as to text, graphics, videos, images, music, sounds, and information belonging to or originating from other third-parties (collectively, “Third-Party Applications”). 2U does not investigate, monitor, or review any Third-Party Pages or Third-Party Applications to ensure their accuracy, completeness, or appropriateness. 2U is not responsible for the Third-Party Pages or any Third-Party Applications accessed through the Website. The inclusion of any hyperlinks to any Third-Party Pages or Third-Party Applications on the Website does not indicate School’s and/or 2U’s approval or endorsement thereof. If you choose to leave the Website to access any Third-Party Pages or Third-Party Applications, you do so at your own risk.
You expressly acknowledge and agree that your use of the Website is at your sole risk and that the Website is provided “as is” and “as available.” In particular, School and/or 2U, their subsidiaries, agents, affiliates and/or licensors do not represent or warrant to you that: (a) your use of the Website will meet your academic requirements; (b) your use of the Website will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or free from error; (c) any information obtained by you as a result of your use of the Website will be accurate or reliable; or (d) that defects in the operation or functionality of any software provided to you as part of the Website will be corrected.
You expressly understand and agree that neither School nor 2U, their subsidiaries, agents, affiliates, and/or licensors shall be liable to you for: (a) any indirect, incidental, special, consequential, or exemplary damages which may be incurred by you, however caused and under any theory of liability. This shall include, but not be limited to, any loss of profit (whether incurred directly or indirectly), any loss of goodwill, any loss of data suffered, or other intangible loss; or (b) any loss or damage which may be incurred by you, including but not limited to loss or damage as a result of (i) any changes which 2U may make to the Website, or for any permanent or temporary cessation in the provision of the Website (or any features within the Website); (ii) the deletion of, corruption of, or failure to store, any content and other communications data maintained or transmitted by or through your use of the Website; (iii) your failure to provide School and/or 2U with accurate personal information; or (iv) your failure to keep your password or account details secure and confidential.
The limitations on 2U’s and/or School’s liability to you shall apply whether or not 2U and/or School have been advised of or should have been aware of the possibility of any such losses arising.
Any copyright owner or its agent who believes that any Content or other material on the Website infringes upon your copyright(s) may give notice, in writing, under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) to 2U’s authorized agent, listed below. The notice to 2U shall contain the following information:
Written submissions of alleged infringements may be sent to 2U’s Copyright Agent at email@example.com, or at 8201 Corporate Drive, Suite 190, Landover, MD 20785. You acknowledge and agree that your notice may not be valid if you fail to comply with all of the above-listed requirements.