Policies & Terms
Revision September 12, 2018
I. INFORMATION WE COLLECT
II. HOW WE USE AND SHARE INFORMATION
III. HOW WE PROTECT INFORMATION
We implement security measures designed to protect your information from unauthorized access. Your account is protected by your account password and we urge you to take steps to keep your personal information safe by not disclosing your password and by logging out of your account after each use. We further protect your information from potential security breaches by implementing certain technological security measures including encryption, firewalls and secure socket layer technology. However, these measures do not guarantee that your information will not be accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed by breach of such firewalls and secure server software. By using our Service, you acknowledge that you understand and agree to assume these risks.
IV. YOUR RIGHTS REGARDING THE USE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
V. LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES
VII. CONTACT US
TECHNICAL COOKIES AND COOKIES SERVING AGGREGATED STATISTICAL PURPOSES
ACTIVITY STRICTLY NECESSARY FOR THE FUNCTIONING OF THE SERVICE
ACTIVITY REGARDING THE SAVING OF PREFERENCES, OPTIMIZATION, AND STATISTICS
OTHER TYPES OF COOKIES OR THIRD PARTIES THAT INSTALL COOKIES
Some of the services listed below collect statistics in an anonymized and aggregated form and may not require the consent of the User or may be managed directly by the Owner - depending on how they are described - without the help of third parties.
The services contained in this section enable the Owner to monitor and analyze web traffic and can be used to keep track of User behavior.
- GOOGLE ANALYTICS (GOOGLE INC.)
Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google utilizes the Data collected to track and examine the use of this Application, to prepare reports on its activities and share them with other Google services. Google may use the Data collected to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network. Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.
Place of processing: US
HOW TO PROVIDE OR WITHDRAW CONSENT TO THE INSTALLATION OF COOKIES
Through browser preferences, it is also possible to delete Cookies installed in the past, including the Cookies that may have saved the initial consent for the installation of Cookies by this website.
Users can, for example, find information about how to manage Cookies in the most commonly used browsers at the following addresses: Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari and Microsoft Internet Explorer.
Aster Enterprises LLC
DEFINITIONS AND LEGAL REFERENCES
PERSONAL DATA (OR DATA)
Any information that directly, indirectly, or in connection with other information --- including a personal identification number --- allows for the identification or identifiability of a natural person
Information collected automatically through this Application (or third-party services employed in this Application), which can include: the IP addresses or domain names of the computers utilized by the Users who use this Application, the URI addresses (Uniform Resource Identifier), the time of the request, the method utilized to submit the request to the server, the size of the file received in response, the numerical code indicating the status of the server's answer (successful outcome, error, etc.), the country of origin, the features of the browser and the operating system utilized by the User, the various time details per visit (e.g., the time spent on each page within the Application) and the details about the path followed within the Application with special reference to the sequence of pages visited, and other parameters about the device operating system and/or the User's IT environment.
The individual using this Application who, unless otherwise specified, coincides with the Data Subject.
The natural person to whom the Personal Data refers.
DATA PROCESSOR (OR DATA SUPERVISOR)
DATA CONTROLLER (OR OWNER)
The natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which, alone or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of the processing of Personal Data, including the security measures concerning the operation and use of this Application. The Data Controller, unless otherwise specified, is the Owner of this Application.
The means by which the Personal Data of the User is collected and processed.
The service provided by this Application as described in the relative terms (if available) and on this site/application.
EUROPEAN UNION (OR EU)
Small piece of data stored in the User's device.
This cookie statement has been prepared based on provisions of multiple legislations, including Art. 13/14 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (General Data Protection Regulation).
Terms and Conditions of Use
1. THE SITE
STEM Lounge.com ("the Site"), including any/all related websites and services are provided by Aster Enterprises LLC, d/ b/a STEM Lounge ("STEM Lounge"). The Site is a website, mobile site and/or application for individuals, students, businesses and business/organization staff/employees/ faculty members providing resource-based status information, communication, resource-focused data, analytics and services ("Services"). The Site contains limited personal information identifying individuals, staff, and other users, including but not limited to general content related to service-levels, usage records, and the like intended to be accessed by businesses staff/employees & members, as well as content that is only intended to be available to users that log in and is accessed by entering a User ID and password.
2. LEGAL NOTICES
2.1 If you are browsing and/or inputting information into this Site as a user, you may access material displayed on the Site for your non-commercial, personal use only and subject to the Terms stated below.
2.2 If you are browsing and/or utilizing this Site as a business, staff/faculty member/ employee, you may access or download material and/or content displayed on and/or generated by the Site only in accordance with the Terms stated below. This permission is specifically conditioned on you maintaining all copyright, trade mark and other proprietary notices contained on the materials and keeping all such material intact and in the same form as presented on the Site. Additionally, you may not: party, report, or use the contents of the Site for public or commercial purposes, including the text, images, audio, and video without STEM Lounge's prior written permission; Google or other search engine sponsored search results / sponsored links that utilize keywords that directly relate to a STEM Lounge name, trade indicia, trade mark, logo, product or brand without STEM Lounge's prior written permission; or otherwise surrounded by material not originating from the Site without STEM Lounge's prior written permission.
2.3 Your access to and use of the Site is also subject to the Terms stated below and all applicable laws. By accessing, using and browsing the Site, you accept, without limitation or qualification, the Terms stated below.
2.4 You agree that these Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with Florida law, and you hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Circuit Court in and for Leon County, Florida, in relation to any dispute or matter arising out of or connected with this Agreement.
2.5 This Agreement contains the entire agreement between you and STEM Lounge regarding the use of the Site.
2.6 The invalidity, illegality or un-enforceability of any provision of these Terms shall not affect or impact the continuation in force of the remainder of the Terms.
3. ANTI-SPAM NOTICE
Publication of electronic addresses on the Site is for the purpose of professional communication only and must not be used to infer consent to the receipt of unsolicited commercial electronic messages.
By using the Site, you represent and warrant that (a) all registration/personal information you submit is truthful and accurate; (b) you will maintain the accuracy of such information; (c) you are a front-end user, business, and/or full- time or part-time staff/member of the business / organization authorized to utilize the Site for its intended purposes.
5. REGISTRATION OF USER ACCOUNT
5.1 In order to access certain parts of this Site and utilized Services provided thereby, you may be required to register a user or subscriber account with a log in email address and password. In order to register a user account in the manner required, you must provide all information requested ("Registration Data"). All information provided must be true, accurate, current and complete. Incomplete, ineligible or incomprehensible user account registrations will be deemed invalid. You agree to maintain up-to-date Registration Data. There may be situations in which, for your convenience, we register accounts on your behalf. In these cases, users give us permission to do so on your behalf.
5.2 You will not be able to access certain parts of this Site unless you have registered a user account in the manner required. You must log in to your user account in the manner required each time you wish to access the relevant part of the Site.
5.3 You are responsible for maintaining the strict confidentiality of your account login and password, and you are responsible for any activity under your account and password. You agree to: immediately change your account password; and your sole responsibility to control the dissemination and use of your password and control access to and use of your account.
5.4 We will not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this provision.
You may terminate your STEM Lounge usage at any time for any reason. STEM Lounge reserves the right to immediately, without notice or reason, suspend or terminate your access to the Service in its reasonable discretion.
7. CHANGES TO TERMS
These Terms are subject to change by STEM Lounge at any time. Any changes will appear on this terms and conditions page, which can be accessed from any page on the STEM Lounge Site. If the Terms change, and you do not notify us to the contrary, your continued use of the Site constitutes your acceptance of the amended Terms.
Notwithstanding the fact that contents of the Site may be publicly accessible, the Site reserves all rights to its content. By visiting this Site you are not granted licensure to any of the Site's content. You acknowledge that the Site reserves the right to charge for the Services and to change its fees from time to time at its discretion. If STEM Lounge terminates your usage privileges because you have breached these Terms, neither you nor the business/ organization shall be entitled to the refund of any unused portion of fees.
9. YOUR USAGE
As a user of the Site, you agree:
9.1 That you are solely and entirely responsible for any content and/or information (personal and/or otherwise) you post and/or access on the Site, or any content or information you transmit or otherwise communicate to any other third-party;
9.2 To use the Service in a manner consistent with any and all applicable laws and regulations;
9.3 That STEM Lounge shall have no liability whatsoever for the unauthorized use and/ or access of/to any information (public and/or non-public) including, but not limited to, telephone numbers, addresses, surnames (family names), URLs, email addresses or other information on the Site that could be used to identify you or anyone else;
9.4 Not to post, distribute, reproduce or communicate in any way any copyrighted material, trademarks, or other proprietary information in any related to the Site, all of which you acknowledge is owned by STEM Lounge, without obtaining full, valid and verifiable prior consent of the owner of such proprietary rights;
9.5 That you are solely responsible for your interactions with other users of the Site; and
9.6 Not to disrupt, modify or interfere with the Service or its associated software, hardware and/or servers in any way, and you agree not to impede or interfere with the other users of the Service. You also agree not to alter or tamper with any information or materials on, or associated with, the Service.
10. ONLINE CONTENT/DATA
10.1 The Service interfaces in real-time through various networked clients and servers. It requires an active internet connection on each networked device. It employs modern web technologies such as SSL, isomorphic computing, distributed computing, and single-page reactivity for secure and seamless client-side data computation and rendering. The Service maximizes computations and sustainability by allocating calculations between available client resources. To ensure that clients are kept in sync and up to date, it uses web-sockets in the browser, where available, with long-polling as a fallback.
10.2 Under no circumstances will STEM Lounge be responsible for any damage or loss arising or resulting from anyone's reliance on information or other content/data shown on the Site, or your failure to comply with these Terms including clause 9 or transmitted or otherwise communicated to third-parties.
10.4 Please carefully consider the information that you post on the Site or release to others.
10.5 STEM Lounge reserves the right, but has no obligation, to monitor any materials posted in any public areas of the Site. STEM Lounge retains the right to remove any such material that violates, or is alleged to violate, the law, or this Agreement (including in breach of clause 10.4 in its own opinion in its entire discretion).
10.6 The Service will treat written digitial communications sent between you and other Members that are not readily accessible to the general public as private.
11. PROPRIETARY RIGHTS
11.1 STEM Lounge owns or has the right to use all proprietary rights in the Site. The Site contains the intellectual property, copyrighted material, trademarks, service marks and other proprietary information (registered and unregistered) of STEM Lounge and its licensors.
11.2 Except for that information for which you have been given verifiable permission to use, you will not copy, modify, display, publish, perform, transmit, distribute or sell any such proprietary information.
11.3 By posting information or content on any public area of the Site, you automatically grant, and you represent and warrant, that you have the right to grant: to use, reproduce, modify, translate, transmit, and distribute any information or material that you supply or communicate to the Service, in any such medium now in existence or hereafter developed, for any purpose, including commercial uses. information and content.
12. COMPLAINTS / CONTACT
If you have a complaint or would like to contact STEM Lounge please email [email protected]
13. DISCLAIMERS AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
13.1 All material on the Site is protected by all applicable laws including copyright and trade mark laws unless otherwise specifically noted and may not be used except as permitted in these Terms or in the text on the Site.
13.2 YOUR USE OF THE SITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. The information on the Site, including student personal information, may be accessed by third-parties as noted herein. STEM Lounge makes no warranties or representations as to its accuracy and, to the extent permitted by law, STEM Lounge specifically disclaims any liability or responsibility for any errors or omissions in the data/content on the Site. Neither STEM Lounge nor any other party involved in creating, producing, or delivering the Site is liable for any direct, incidental, consequential, indirect, or punitive damages arising out of your access to, or use of, or inability to use or access, the Site whether due to a breach of contract, breach of warranty, negligence, or otherwise even if STEM Lounge has been notified or advised of the possibility of such damages.
13.3 Except as otherwise stated in the text of a webpage of this Site or as required by law, everything on the website and all STEM Lounge products and Services displayed on the website are provided to you "AS IS" and, to the extent permitted by law, is provided WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.
13.4 STEM Lounge assumes no responsibility, and shall not be liable for, any damages to, or viruses that may infect, your computer equipment or other property on account of your access to, use of, or browsing in the Site (including accessing hyperlinks) or your downloading of any materials, information, data, text, images, video, or audio from the Site. STEM Lounge also assumes no responsibility, and shall not be liable for any interruptions, delays, damages, or errors in access to the Site or the accuracy, timeliness, completeness, security or reliability of any reports, communications (including, without limitation, any transactions) made through or in relation to the Site. We also assume no responsibility, and shall not be liable for, any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone or network or lines, servers or providers, technical problems or traffic congestion on a mobile network, or any combination thereof, or any other technical failures related to, or resulting from, your access to, use of or uploading of material to this Site.
13.5 If you send any communications or materials or content (of any nature) to the Site by electronic mail or otherwise, including any data, questions, comments, suggestions, or the like, all such communications are, and will be treated as, non-confidential and non-proprietary. Anything you transmit or post may be used by STEM Lounge or its affiliates for any purpose, including, but not limited to, reproduction, disclosure, transmission, publication, broadcast, and posting. Furthermore, by sending or placing any such information, you grant to STEM Lounge an irrevocable, perpetual, unrestricted, royalty-free worldwide license to use, copy, sublicense, modify, redistribute or otherwise deal with such information or materials or content including, without limitation, any ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques contained in any communication you send to the Site for any purpose whatsoever.
13.6 Any data costs associated with accessing the Site remain your responsibility and are dependent on the service provider used.
STEM Lounge reserves the right to terminate your usage of the Site at any time if we determine and/or have reasonable basis to believe that you have violated any of these Terms, in STEM Lounge sole discretion.
14. CONTACT US