Terms of Service Acceptometer
By accessing the StudyChoices Service (StudyChoices or We/we or Our/our or Us/us) through our Website, or “Acceptometer” or any other interface that we may provide in the future such as mobile phone applications, immediately and from your very first access of the StudyChoicesServices, you unconditionally and irrevocably agree to be bound by the Terms of Service of the StudyChoices Service (“Terms”), all applicable laws and/or regulations and you agree that you are responsible for this compliance.
We may, from time to time, also have other terms that will be presented to you when you are using the StudyChoices Service (such as but not limited to age restrictions to the extent permissible by law); and when this occurs, those terms will form part of our Terms.
Throughout this document, the following terms have the following meaning:
a) “Acceptometer” means the “Application” used by the User to to assess study options when a student enters their personal academic and English results.The results will be displayed as Red (Not Accepted) Yellow (Maybe Accepted) or Green (Highly Likely Accepted).
b) “Counselors” means the individuals assigned to assist Users assess study options;
c) “StudyChoices” means StudyChoicesPte Ltd, and the terms ‘our’, ‘we’ and ‘us’ used throughout this document refers to StudyChoices and the ‘StudyChoices Service’ it provides;
d) “Our Websites” means the websitestudychoices.com;
e) “User” refers to any person who has access to the StudyChoices Service either as a guest or through a registered account and login and the terms ‘you’, ‘your’ are used throughout this document to refer to the User;
f) The “StudyChoices Service” refers to the service being provided by StudyChoices through various methods which include our Websites, Acceptometer and applicationsand any other lawful and unlawful access of the StudyChoices Services through any interface we may develop.
Eligibility and Registration
To be eligible for registration and use of the Services you must:
a) be at least fourteen (14) years of age;
b) only use the Services for their intended purpose; and
c) use Services legally pursuant to your state.
The Payment feeis one off at USD $200 for seven (7) days access, or USD $300 for thirty (30) days access accepted via PayPal. We accept all currencies via these payment methods. There is no free trial period currently offered outside this Subscription.
User Personal Data
This information may be collected throughout the registration and login processes.
In connection with your use of the StudyChoices Services, we may, from time to time, send you service announcements, administrative messages and other information. To do this we may use your data for marketing purposes. No other third party data sharing will be done outside of these marketing purposes. You may opt out of some of those communications by emailing [email protected]
User’s Obligations and the StudyChoices Rules
We will use our reasonable endeavours to maintain StudyChoices as a safe, fair and informative Application. All Users of the StudyChoices Service irrecoverably and unconditionally agree that they will not engage in any act or omission, that directly and/or indirectly constitutes or may directly and/or indirectly constitute:
a) a breach of any applicable laws and/or regulations;
b) bullying, harassment and/or intimidation of another user;
c) violation ofour Product Review Policy (as set out below) when posting your reviews, comments, questions and answers;
d) posting content that is hateful, threatening, pornographic, unethical, religious, incites violence, or contains graphic and/or gratuitous violence;
e) posting any content that violates any intellectual property rights, including copyright, trademark and other proprietary rights;
f) unauthorised commercial communications, such as, but not limited to, spam;
g) impersonation of any person and/or organization and/or false stating an affiliation with a person and/or organization; h) posting any information and/or data or accessing The StudyChoices Service using automated methods (such as, but not limited to, harvesting bots, robots, spiders, or scrapers) without our written permission;
i) using the StudyChoices Service in a manner contrary to the use we have authorised such as, but not limited to, interfering with the StudyChoices Services;
j) soliciting login information and/or accessing an account belonging to someone else;
k) registration of more than one account on Acceptometer and/or registration of any other account if your primary account has been terminated or suspended;
l) use the Acceptometerin any way or take any action that could harm, disable, overburden or otherwise impair performance, availability or accessibility of Acceptometer;
m) accessing the StudyChoices Service through a method other than the interface and the instructions that we have provided;
n) reproduce, download, send, sell, resell, transmit or otherwise post and/or distribute unauthorised advertising information, spam (including spamdexing), lists of e-mail addresses of other people, pyramid schemes, multilevel marketing (MLM), Internet earning systems and e-mail businesses, chain letters as well as use Acceptometerfor participation in any of the above;
o) conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities (including without limitation scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting) on or in relation to Acceptometerwithout our express written consent; and/or
p) distribute, on or through Acceptometer, any advertising, promotion, solicitation for goods, services or funds.
Further, all Users agree that they will not engage in any of the followingconduct:
a) any actions that could disable, overburden, or impair the proper working of StudyChoices, such as a denial of service attack; and/or
b) the uploading of viruses and/or other malicious code facilitating, promoting and/or encouraging any violations of our Terms.
We reserve the right to suspend or stop providing the StudyChoices Service to you at any time at our sole discretion if we deem in our absolute discretion that you have not complied with our Terms or policies, if we suspect you of misconduct and/or are investigating you for any suspected misconduct. Further if we are incorrect in providing accurate information we have the right to solve the problem and/or refund the Service fees to the User at our discretion. We can not guarantee the decisions of other organisations and Universities. These decisions are at the sole discretion of the organization or University.
Registration and Account Security
All Users agree to and will submit to and abide the following obligations when they register and maintain an account with the StudyChoices Service:
a) users can access via an Acceptometer account, Facebook account, Google+, Linkedin or WeChat;
b) Users that register and include the Counselors email addresses, also are giving the right for the Counsellor to access their Application, Personal Contact details and any uploads or documents, Favorite courses and shortlisted courses. c) users will only create an account for themselves, unless, to the extent permissible by law, they have the express written permission and authorisation to create an account on behalf of another person;
d) if an account is disabled, you will not create another account without our express written permission;
e) you will not use StudyChoices if you are under 14 years of age;
f) you will not join StudyChoices or provide your personal information if you are under 14 years of age and do not have the permission of your guardian/s or parent/s;
g) you will take reasonable measures to protect the security of your account, this includes not disclosing your password, not allowing another person to access your account, and/or taking any other actions that may directly and/or indirectly jeopardise the security of your account;
h) you will not transfer your account (including any page and/or application you administer) to anyone without first requesting and obtaining our written permission; and
i) we reserve the right to remove or reclaim any username you create if we deem, in our sole discretion, that it is inappropriate and we may invite you to create a different username.
Any actions made with your account are deemed to be carried out by you. We do not have the means to check the identities of people using Acceptometerand will not be responsible for losses suffered by you where your password or username is used by someone else unless this is due to our negligence.
If you become aware of any unauthorised or potential unauthorised use of your password and/or account, please contact us at [email protected] Whilst we exercise reasonable endeavours to protect the security of your account, we do not accept any liability for any loss and/or damage from the unauthorised access of your account by a third party.
OurContent and Intellectual Property
All content on the StudyChoices Service that we create or produce is subject to copyright and is solely owned by StudyChoices and its affiliate businesses and/or companies. This content includes, but is not limited to, our text, information, graphics and videos.
An exception applies for personal use as you may copy, display, download, print and reproduce this material in unaltered form for your own personal or educational purposes.
Any use of any material on the StudyChoices Service for your commercial purposes is expressly unauthorised and prohibited. This restriction does not extend to copyright in the materials on the StudyChoices Service that are owned by others but accessible on the StudyChoices Service by way of hyperlink or reference or other means.
Apart from any use permitted under the Copyright Act, no part of any material on the StudyChoicesService may be reproduced, adapted, uploaded to a third party, linked to, framed, performed in public, distributed or transmitted in any form or by any process, nor may any other exclusive right be exercised, without the specific written permission of StudyChoices. To obtain such permission please contact [email protected] Nothing that you do on the StudyChoices Service will transfer or assign to you any of the copyright in our content on the StudyChoices Service.
Any Branding, trademarks, service marks and/or logos used on the StudyChoices Service unless expressly stated otherwise, are owned by StudyChoices and its affiliate companies and we reserve our right to register and protect such trade mark in various jurisdictions (unless already done so).
Third party content from other websites, organisations and PDF’s may also be subject to Copyright laws. Such content will also be used to form part of these Services.
By submitting, posting or displaying your review or any other content (“Content”) on Acceptometer, you grant us a worldwide license to use, host, store, reproduce, modify, create derivative works (such as those resulting from translations, adaptations or other changes), communicate, publish, publicly perform, publicly display and distribute such Content. This license continues even if you stop using Acceptometer. Make sure you have the necessary rights to grant us this license for any Content that you submit to Acceptometer.
You agree that this license includes the right for StudyChoices to make your Content available to others for the publication, distribution, syndication, or broadcast of such Content on other media and services, subject to our terms and conditions for such Content use.
When you create an account with StudyChoices, you warrant that in regards to the content you submit through your profile that this content will not expose StudyChoices to any civil or criminal liability in this regard;
a) by posting any User Content to Acceptometer, the User agrees to indemnify StudyChoices (including, but not limited to, their employees and officers) from any loss suffered by them as a result of any lawful use of or reliance on such User Content;
b) StudyChoices has no responsibility and/or liability for the deletion and/or failure to store any User Content, communications or other content maintained or transmitted on Acceptometer;
c) StudyChoices has the right to log off accounts that are inactive for an extended period of time (as determined by StudyChoices in their sole discretion);
and you agree to indemnify StudyChoices for any breach of the above warranties.
User breach of the Terms
If you violate the letter or spirit of these Terms, or otherwise create risk and/or possible legal exposure for us, we reserve our right to suspend the delivery of the StudyChoices Services in all or part of StudyChoices to you. We will notify you by email or at the next time you attempt to access your account. We may also delete your account. In all such cases, our agreement will come to an end.
Should we disregard or ignore any breach by you of our terms or fail or delay in strictly enforcing our rights under these Terms, such action does not constitute a waiver of our rights and we reserve our rights in this regard.
Third Party rights, information and content
Acceptometermay contain links to sites operated by parties other than StudyChoices. Such links are provided for your reference only and shall not be construed to imply, an affiliation, sponsorship, endorsement, approval, investigation, verification or monitoring by StudyChoices of any information, materials, products or services contained in third party websites. We do not control such websites and are not responsible for their contents or the privacy or other practices of such websites.
StudyChoices has a policy of respecting the rights of other people and we expect our users to abide by this policy. Users accept and agree that they will not infringe upon third party rights by:
a) posting content and/or taking any action on the StudyChoices Service that infringes and/or violates someone else's rights or otherwise violates the law; and/or
b) using content on the StudyChoices Service that belongs to another party unless you obtain permission from its owner or are otherwise permitted by law.
The StudyChoices Service may display content that it does not own, and where this is the case this content is the sole responsibility of the entity that makes it available.
Third Party Commissions and Full Disclosure
Acceptometermay contain links to sites operated by parties other than StudyChoices. Such links and activities may lead to third party commissions being paid to StudyChoices. Levels of commissions may vary due to but not limited to products, volume and advertising. These commissions received are not rebated and we do not rebate or pass on commissions directly to you or other Users or guests. We may have a financial interest in the outcome or success of products offered or made available to you via Acceptometer, or that are otherwise offered or made available to you by or on behalf of us.StudyChoices believe in transparency and full disclosure. If you believe you need further information please contact [email protected]
All successful referrals will receive a paymend of USD $300. A referral is successful when one User refers another User who subsequently is enrolled in a course overseas. Overseas course during is a minimum of two (2) years.
No Warranty, Limitation of Liability
Use of Acceptometeris at the User’s own risk. To the extent permissible by law, StudyChoices does not make any, and excludes all express or implied warranties, representations, statements, terms and conditions relating to your use of the StudyChoices Service or any information and/or content available on or from Acceptometer.
To the extent permitted by law, the total liability of StudyChoices and its suppliers and distributors for any claims under these Terms, including for any implied warranties, is limited to the amount that you paid us to use the StudyChoices Service.
To the extent permitted by law, StudyChoices and its employees, agents and consultants exclude all liability for any loss or damage (including but not limited to indirect, special or consequential loss or damage) arising from the use of, or reliance on, any information on the StudyChoices Service, whether or not caused by any negligent act and/or omission. If any law prohibits the exclusion of such liability, StudyChoices limits its liability to the extent permitted by law, to the resupply of the Information.
Limitation of Liability
To the maximum extent permitted by law, you agree to indemnify us and protect us from any loss or damage suffered by you from any use by you of the StudyChoices Service, to include loss or corruption of personal information or data.
We are not in any way responsible to you or any person for any loss suffered in connection with the use of the StudyChoices Service or any of the content of the StudyChoices Service for personal, business or other use. StudyChoices shall not be liable for any damages including but not limited to incidental, special, consequential or punitive damages or any loss of profits or revenues, whether incurred directly or indirectly, or any loss of data, use, good-will, or other intangible losses, resulting from:
a) the User’s access to or use of or inability to access or use the StudyChoices Service;
b) any conduct or content of any third party linked to the StudyChoices Service including without limitation, any defamatory, offensive or illegal conduct of other users or third parties; or
c) unauthorised access, use or alteration of your transmissions or content.
Should any liability arise, in no event shall StudyChoices aggregate liability for all claims relating to use of the StudyChoices Service exceed the cost to provide the Service to a User.
If any guarantee is implied by statute and cannot be excluded, and StudyChoices is able to limit your remedy for a breach of such a guarantee, then, to the extent permissible by law, the liability of StudyChoices for breach of the condition or warranty is limited to one or more of the following at the StudyChoices’ option:
a) in the case of goods, the replacement of the goods or the supply of equivalent goods, the repair of the goods, the payment of the cost of replacing the goods or of acquiring equivalent goods, or the payment of the cost of having the goods repaired; or
b) in the case of services, the supplying of the services again, or the payment of the cost of having the services supplied again;
subject of course to the StudyChoices obligations under the implied guarantees referred to in the paragraph above subject matter, whether in contract, tort (including without limitation negligence), in equity, under statute, under an indemnity or on any other basis.
Applicable Law /Jurisdiction
The StudyChoices Service (excluding any linked third party sites or services) is owned and controlled by StudyChoices from its offices in Queensland. The StudyChoices Service and Acceptometeris hosted on a server and is governed by the laws in Singapore.By accessing the StudyChoices Service, you accept that any disputes about the StudyChoices Service or its contents are to be determined by the courts having jurisdiction in Singapore in accordance with the laws in force in Singapore(except any principle of conflict of laws inconsistent with this requirement). The StudyChoices Service may be accessed throughout Singapore and overseas. StudyChoices makes no representation that the StudyChoices Service complies with laws (including intellectual property laws) of any country outside Singapore. If you are accessing the StudyChoices Service outside of Singapore, you do so accepting that you are responsible for ensuring compliance with all laws and regulations in the place where you are located and that you are responsible for any breaches of law that occur. The terms of this document apply notwithstanding any other material, terms or conditions elsewhere on the StudyChoices Service.
You accept that this agreement for the StudyChoices Services is personal to you and you agree not to transfer it to anyone else, or to try to do so. However, we may take instructions from a person whom we, in our absolute discretion, think, with good reason, is acting with your permission. We can transfer this agreement for the StudyChoices Services to another company or entity provided this does not adversely affect your rights under the agreement.
After these Terms come to an end, the provisions of this agreement, which by their nature extend beyond the termination, will survive termination of the agreement or termination of your use or access to all or any portion of Acceptometer.
No third party is entitled to enforce any term under this agreement under any applicable source of contract law.
Nothing in these Terms excludes, restricts and/or modifies any guarantee, right or remedy implied or imposed by any statute or regulation which cannot lawfully be excluded, restricted or modified, which may include statutory consumer guarantees implied by statute which operate to protect the purchasers of goods and services in various circumstances. To the extent that any clause or provision of these terms and conditions is adjudged by a court of law to be invalid, the remaining terms and conditions shall remain in full force and effect.
These Terms make up the entire agreement between the parties regarding the StudyChoices Service, and supersedes any prior agreements.
Matters beyond our reasonable control
There may be instances where we may not be able to perform certain or all obligations that we have agreed to in these Terms because of something beyond our reasonable control, which may include but is not limited to, events that constitute a force majeure which may include: lightning, flood, severe weather, fire, explosion, terrorist activities, anything done by a government body or other competent authority, industrial disputes, technical difficulties, power outages, hardware difficulties, software difficulties or other acts, events or omissions that affect our capacity to perform certain or all obligations that we have agreed to in these Terms. There may be other reasons too, not expressly set out here. In these cases, you irrevocably and unconditionally agree that we do not accept responsibility or liability for not providing you with the StudyChoices Services or for breaching our obligations.
Ending the Service
You can terminate the use of the StudyChoices Services at any time, although we will be disappointed by your departure.
If you wish to stop using the Services email [email protected]
In addition to our other rights, we may also stop providing the StudyChoices Services to you or add or create new limits to the StudyChoices Services by giving you seven (7) days' written notice. If we deem that you have breached any of our Terms, and we consider, in our absolute discretion, such a breach to be significant, we may terminate the StudyChoices Service to you immediately without any requirement to provide you with notice of such termination.
We believe that you own your data, and preserving your access to such data is important. If we discontinue a Service, where reasonably possible, we may (but are not obliged to) give you reasonable notice and a chance to remove information from that Service.
Updating the StudyChoices Service
Users acknowledge that StudyChoices may, in their absolute discretion and without penalty or notice:
a) vary Acceptometer or any part of Acceptometer;
b) vary, update, amend, add and/or delete any content regarding our Terms; and/or
c) modify and/or discontinue Acceptometer, any part of Acceptometerand the services available on it.
StudyChoices reserves the right to update, amend, add and/or delete any content regarding any terms and conditions on the StudyChoices Service at any time. We may make any changes to take into account changes in the StudyChoices Services, the law or to deal with any perceived deficiencies in our Terms. Where we update our Terms, we do not have any obligation to inform, notify and/or advertise Users of such changes. However, as a matter of best practice we may (but are not obliged to) give you notice by posting the change on the StudyChoices Service or contacting you by email. Where we consider a change may cause you a material disadvantage, we may (but are not obliged to) exercise reasonable endeavours to provide you with reasonable notice.
Users are deemed to have accepted all such revisions by accessing any part of Acceptometeror continuing to access it after that revision is posted on Acceptometer. Any changes to our Terms are deemed to be effective immediately after posting.
If you do not agree to any changes, you should discontinue your use of the StudyChoices Services. Refer to Ending the Service above for more information about how to delete your account.
Intellectual property of third parties
Branding, trademarks, service marks and logos used in the StudyChoices Services may belong to third parties. These Terms do not grant you the right to use them. Using the StudyChoices Services does not give you ownership of any intellectual property rights in the StudyChoices Services or the content that you access that belongs to third parties.
If you think that a user on StudyChoices is violating your copyright and want to notify us, please send an email to us at [email protected]
Our rights when we provide the StudyChoices Service
We are constantly changing and improving the StudyChoices Services. We may add and/or remove functionalities and/or features and we may suspend and/or stop a Service altogether.
We reserve the right to:
a) interrupt and/or suspend the StudyChoicesService when we deem necessary. Where this occurs we will use our best endeavours to restore the StudyChoices Service as soon as reasonably practical; and/or b) make changes to certain technical specifications and/or product features at our discretion.
Our right to monitor and delete content
The StudyChoices Service contains material uploaded, posted, e-mailed or otherwise electronically transmitted or posted by you as a User of Acceptometerand this User Content may include Personal Information. StudyChoices may not always monitor or exercise editorial control over User Content; however, the StudyChoices reserves the right:
a) to access or examine any User Content; and
b) at their absolute discretion, to move, remove, permanently delete or disable access to User Content which is in breach of any law or considered by StudyChoices to be otherwise unacceptable.
Access to the StudyChoices Service
StudyChoices makes no warranty or guarantee in respect of the StudyChoices Service, including that it will be virus free or that access to the StudyChoices Service will be uninterrupted.
Material generated by StudyChoices
The StudyChoices Service may contain information, data, documents, pages and images (“the material”) prepared by StudyChoices or generated by Users. StudyChoices has exercised its reasonable efforts with respect to material it has prepared, including with respect to the compiling of the information on the StudyChoices Service, in the hope that the information is correct, current and complete but takes no responsibility whatsoever, directly and/or indirectly, for any act, error, omission and/or defect therein. Furthermore, StudyChoices makes no warranties whatsoever, directly and/or indirectly, as to the accuracy, completeness, reliability, availability, timeliness or fitness for purpose of any of the information provided on the StudyChoices Service that it has prepared.
Material generated by Users
The information on the StudyChoices Service may also contain material submitted by other parties which may constitute a review, endorsement or approval. StudyChoices does not warrant that any such information is approved, supported or endorsed by StudyChoices and such information is not necessarily a reflection of any policies, procedures, standards or guidelines of StudyChoices.
In particular,StudyChoices does not warrant or express that it shares any of the views, opinions, thoughts, beliefs or otherwise which have been posted by its users. StudyChoices expressly disclaims that none of the content on the StudyChoices Service, under any circumstances, is intended to be, and does not, in any way constitute any form of professional, career or other advice. The material and/or wording on the StudyChoices Service must not, in any way, be relied on as professional, career or other advice.
The StudyChoices Service and Acceptometer may contain links to third-party websites, advertisers, services, special offers, or other events or activities that are not owned or controlled by StudyChoices. We do not endorse or assume any responsibility for any such third-party sites, information, materials, products, or services. If you access any third party website, service, or content from Acceptometer, you do so at your own risk and you agree that StudyChoices will have no liability arising from your use of or access to any third-party website, service, or content.
If you have a problem or complaint about StudyChoices or its users, you may contact us by emailing [email protected]
When we need to contact you for important or administrative issues, we will use your email address. If Users have any queries, suggestions or comments or believe any content on the StudyChoices Service is incorrect they can be directed privately to the administrator at [email protected]