Rules for Online Conduct
You agree that you are responsible for your own use of the Moredatascientists Site and for your User Postings. “User Postings” means all content submitted, posted, published, or distributed on the Moredatascientists Site by you or other users of the Moredatascientists Site, including but not limited to all forum posts, wiki edits, notes, questions, comments, videos, and file uploads. You agree that you will use the Moredatascientists Site in compliance with these Agreements, and all applicable local, state, national and international laws, rules and regulations, including copyright laws, any laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from your country of residence, and all Canada export control laws.
As a condition of your use of the Moredatascientists Site, you will not use the Moredatascientists Site in any manner intended to damage, disable, overburden, or impair any Moredatascientists server or the network(s) connected to any Moredatascientists server or to interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the Moredatascientists Site. You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Moredatascientists Site, other accounts, computer systems, or networks connected to any Moredatascientists server through hacking, password mining, or any other means. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information stored on the Moredatascientists Site, its servers, or associated computers through any means not intentionally made available through the Moredatascientists Site. If you are a registered user, you will not share your password or let anyone else access or compromise your account.
Furthermore, you agree not to scrape, or otherwise download in bulk, any Moredatascientists Site content, including but not limited to a list or directory of users on the system, User Postings or user information, online textbooks, course materials, or trademarks and logos. You agree not to misrepresent or attempt to misrepresent your identity while using the Moredatascientists Site (although you are welcome and encouraged to use an anonymous username in the forums and to act in a manner that keeps your identity concealed).
Strictly Prohibited Items
THE FOLLOWING ITEMS ARE STRICTLY PROHIBITED ON THE MOREDATASCIENTISTS SITE:
- Content that defames, harasses or threatens others;
- Content that discusses illegal activities with the intent to commit them;
- Content that infringes another’s intellectual property, including, but not limited to, copyrights or trademarks;
- Profane, pornographic, obscene, indecent or unlawful content;
- Advertising or any form of commercial solicitation;
- Content related to partisan political activities;
- Viruses, trojan horses, worms, time bombs, corrupted files, malware, spyware, or any other similar software that may damage the operation of another’s computer or property; and
- Content that contains intentionally inaccurate information or that is posted with the intent of misleading others (this list, collectively, “Strictly Prohibited Items”).
You may not submit, post, publish, share, or otherwise distribute any of the above Strictly Prohibited Items on or via the Moredatascientists Site.
In order to create a user account, you must provide your full name, an email address, a public username, and a user password. You agree that you will never divulge or share access or access information for your user account with any third party for any reason.
Your Right to use Content on the Moredatascientists Site
Unless indicated as being in the public domain, the content on the Moredatascientists Site is protected by Canada and foreign copyright laws. Unless otherwise expressly stated on the Moredatascientists Site, the texts, exams, video, images, and other instructional materials provided with the courses and programs offered on the Moredatascientists Site are for your personal use in connection with those courses and programs only. Certain reference documents, digital textbooks, articles, and other information on the Moredatascientists Site are used with the permission of third parties, and use of that information is subject to certain rules and conditions, which will be posted along with the information. By using the Moredatascientists Site, you agree to abide by all such rules and conditions. You agree to retain all copyright and other notices on any content you obtain from the Moredatascientists Site. All rights in the Moredatascientists Site and its content, if not expressly granted, are reserved.
Use for Personalization and Pedagogical Improvements.
User Postings Representations and Warranties.
By submitting or distributing your User Postings, you affirm, represent, and warrant (1) that you have the necessary rights, licenses, consents, and/or permissions to reproduce and publish the User Postings and to authorize Moredatascientists and its users to reproduce, modify, publish, and otherwise use and distribute your User Postings in a manner consistent with the licenses granted by you below, and (2) that neither your submission of your User Postings nor the exercise of the licenses granted below will infringe or violate the rights of any third party. You, and not Moredatascientists, are solely responsible for your User Postings and the consequences of posting or publishing them.
License Grant to Moredatascientists and the Members.
By submitting or distributing your User Postings, you hereby grant to Moredatascientists and the Members (as described below) a worldwide, non-exclusive, transferable, assignable, sub licensable, fully paid-up, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to host, transfer, display, perform, reproduce, modify, distribute, redistribute, relicense, and otherwise use, make available, and exploit your User Postings, in whole or in part, in any form and in any media formats and through any media channels (now known or hereafter developed).
CERTIFICATES AND OTHER PRODUCTS & SERVICES
Moredatascientists and the Members may offer Verified Certificates of Achievement for courses (a “Verified Certificate”) or certificates for programs for learners who, in the Members’ judgment, have satisfactorily demonstrated mastery of the course or program material. Certificates will be issued by Moredatascientists under the name of the underlying Member(s) from where the course or program originated. The decision whether a certificate will be awarded to a given learner will be solely within the discretion of the awarding Member.
No Other Enrollment.
Solely as a result of enrolling in or completing a course or program provided by a Member through Moredatascientists: (1) you will not be an applicant for admission to, or enrolled in, any degree or other credit- or credential-bearing program of such Member; and (2) you will not be entitled to use any of the resources of such Member beyond the online courses or programs provided on the Moredatascientists Site and will not be eligible to receive student privileges or benefits provided to students enrolled in degree or other credit- or credential-bearing programs of the Member.
Use of Moredatascientists, Other Member Names, Trademarks, and Service Marks.
The “Moredatascientists names, logos and seals are trademarks (“Trademarks”) of the respective entities. Likewise, the names, logos, and seals of the other Members are Trademarks owned by the respective Member. You may not use any of these Trademarks, or any variations thereof, without the owner’s prior written consent. You may not use any of these Trademarks, or any variations thereof, for promotional purposes, or in any way that deliberately or inadvertently claims, suggests or, in the owner’s sole judgment, gives the appearance or impression of a relationship with or endorsement by the owner.
All Trademarks not owned by Moredatascientists or the Members that appear on the Moredatascientists Site or on or through the services made available on or through the Moredatascientists Site, if any, are the property of their respective owners.
Nothing contained on the Moredatascientists Site should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right to use any Trademark displayed on the Moredatascientists Site without the written permission of the owner of the applicable Trademark.
Digital Millennium Copyright Act
Copyright owners who believe their material has been infringed on the Moredatascientists Site should contact Moredatascientists’s designated copyright agent at firstname.lastname@example.org
Notification must include:
- Identification of the copyrighted work, or, in the case of multiple works at the same location, a representative list of such works at that site.
- Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity. You must include sufficient information for us to locate the material (e.g., URL, IP address, computer name).
- Information for us to be able to contact the complaining party (e.g., email address, phone number).
- A statement that the complaining party believes that the use of the material has not been authorized by the copyright owner or an authorized agent.
- A statement that the information in the notification is accurate and that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner.
Disclaimers of Warranty / Limitations of Liabilities
THE MOREDATASCIENTISTS SITE AND ANY INFORMATION, CONTENT OR SERVICES MADE AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH THE MOREDATASCIENTISTS SITE ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND (EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR OTHERWISE), INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT, EXCEPT INSOFAR AS ANY SUCH IMPLIED WARRANTIES MAY NOT BE DISCLAIMED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.
MOREDATASCIENTISTS AND THE MOREDATASCIENTISTS PARTICIPANTS (AS DEFINED BELOW) DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE MOREDATASCIENTISTS SITE WILL OPERATE IN AN UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE MANNER, THAT THE MOREDATASCIENTISTS SITE IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS, OR THAT THE COURSES OR CONTENT PROVIDED WILL MEET YOUR NEEDS OR EXPECTATIONS. MOREDATASCIENTISTS AND THE MOREDATASCIENTISTS PARTICIPANTS ALSO MAKE NO WARRANTY ABOUT THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, TIMELINESS, OR QUALITY OF THE MOREDATASCIENTISTS SITE OR ANY COURSES OR CONTENT, OR THAT ANY PARTICULAR COURSES OR CONTENT WILL CONTINUE TO BE MADE AVAILABLE. “MOREDATASCIENTISTS PARTICIPANTS” MEANS MIT, HARVARD, THE OTHER MEMBERS, THE ENTITIES PROVIDING INFORMATION, CONTENT, OR SERVICES FOR THE MOREDATASCIENTISTS SITE, THE COURSE INSTRUCTORS, AND THEIR STAFFS.
User Postings Disclaimer.
You understand that when using the Moredatascientists Site you will be exposed to User Postings from a variety of sources and that neither Moredatascientists nor the Moredatascientists Participants are responsible for the accuracy, usefulness, reliability or intellectual property rights of or relating to such User Postings. You further understand and acknowledge that you may be exposed to User Postings that are inaccurate, offensive, defamatory, indecent or objectionable and you agree to waive, and hereby do waive, any legal or equitable rights or remedies you have or may have against Moredatascientists or any of the Moredatascientists Participants with respect thereto. Neither Moredatascientists nor any of the Moredatascientists Participants endorse any User Postings or any opinion, recommendation or advice expressed therein. Neither Moredatascientists nor any of the Moredatascientists Participants have any obligation to monitor any User Postings or any other user communications through the Moredatascientists Site.
However, Moredatascientists reserves the right to review User Postings and to exercise its sole discretion to edit or remove, in whole or in part, any User Posting at any time and for any reason, or to allow the Moredatascientists Participants to do so. Without limiting the foregoing, upon receiving notice from a user or a content owner that a User Posting allegedly does not conform to these TOS, Moredatascientists may investigate the allegation and determine in its sole discretion whether to remove the User Posting, which it reserves the right to do at any time and without notice.
Third-Party Services; Links to Other Websites.
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, YOU AGREE THAT NEITHER MOREDATASCIENTISTS NOR ANY OF THE MOREDATASCIENTISTS PARTICIPANTS WILL BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGES, EITHER ACTUAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL, ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THESE TERMS OF SERVICE, OR YOUR (OR ANY THIRD PARTY’S) USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE MOREDATASCIENTISTS SITE, OR YOUR PLACEMENT OF CONTENT ON THE MOREDATASCIENTISTS SITE, OR YOUR RELIANCE UPON INFORMATION OBTAINED FROM OR THROUGH THE MOREDATASCIENTISTS SITE, WHETHER YOUR CLAIM IS BASED IN CONTRACT, TORT, STATUTORY OR OTHER LAW.
IN PARTICULAR, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, NEITHER MOREDATASCIENTISTS NOR ANY OF THE MOREDATASCIENTISTS PARTICIPANTS WILL HAVE ANY LIABILITY FOR ANY CONSEQUENTIAL, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, WHETHER FORESEEABLE OR UNFORESEEABLE AND WHETHER OR NOT MOREDATASCIENTISTS OR ANY OF THE MOREDATASCIENTISTS PARTICIPANTS HAS BEEN NEGLIGENT OR OTHERWISE AT FAULT (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, CLAIMS FOR DEFAMATION, ERRORS, LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF DATA, OR INTERRUPTION IN AVAILABILITY OF DATA).
CERTAIN STATE LAWS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN DAMAGES. IF THESE LAWS APPLY TO YOU, SOME OR ALL OF THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS, OR LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU, AND YOU MIGHT HAVE ADDITIONAL RIGHTS.
You agree to defend, hold harmless, and indemnify Moredatascientists and the Moredatascientists Participants, and their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, faculty, students, fellows, governing board members, agents and employees from and against any third-party claims, actions, or demands arising out of, resulting from or in any way related to your use of the Moredatascientists Site, including any liability or expense arising from any and all claims, losses, damages (actual and consequential), suits, judgments, litigation costs, and attorneys’ fees, of every kind and nature. In such a case, Moredatascientists or the applicable Moredatascientists Participant will provide you with written notice of such claim, suit, or action.
Termination Rights; Discontinuation of Courses and Content.
You agree that Moredatascientists, in its sole discretion, may terminate your use of the Moredatascientists Site or your participation in it, for any reason or no reason, upon notice to you. It is Moredatascientists’s policy to terminate in appropriate circumstances the accounts of users of the Moredatascientists Site who are repeat copyright infringers. Moredatascientists and the Moredatascientists Participants reserve the right at any time in their sole discretion to cancel, delay, reschedule or alter the format of any course offered through Moredatascientists, or to cease providing any part or all of the Moredatascientists Site content or related services, and you agree that neither Moredatascientists nor any of the Moredatascientists Participants will have any liability to you for such an action. If you no longer desire to participate in the Moredatascientists Site, you may terminate your participation at any time. The rights granted to you hereunder will terminate upon any termination of your right to use the Moredatascientists Site, but the other provisions of the Agreements will survive any such termination.
The Agreements constitute the entire agreement between you and Moredatascientists with respect to your use of the Moredatascientists Site, superseding any prior agreements between you and Moredatascientists regarding your use of the Moredatascientists Site.
Waiver and Severability.
The failure of Moredatascientists to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Agreements shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of the Agreements is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties’ intentions as reflected in the provision and the other provisions of the Agreements shall remain in full force and effect.
By enrolling in a course on Moredatascientists, you are joining a special worldwide community of learners. The aspiration of Moredatascientists is to provide anyone with an internet connection access to courses from the best universities and institutions in the world and to provide our learners the best educational experience internet technology enables. You are a part of the community that will help Moredatascientists achieve this goal. Moredatascientists depends upon your motivation to learn the material and to do so with honesty and academic integrity. In order to participate in Moredatascientists, you must agree to the Honor Code below and any additional terms specific to a course or program. This Honor Code, and any additional terms, will be posted on each course website.
Honor Code Pledge
By enrolling in a Moredatascientists course or program, I agree that I will:
- Complete all tests and assignments on my own, unless collaboration on an assignment is explicitly permitted.
- Maintain only one user account, unless Moredatascientists has approved the use of a separate user account in connection with an employer-sponsored or university-sponsored program.
- Not let anyone else use my username and/or password.
- Not engage in any activity that would dishonestly improve my results, or improve or hurt the results of others.
- Not post answers to problems that are being used to assess learner performance.
If you are found in violation of the Terms of Service or Honor Code, you may be subject to one or more of the following actions:
- Receiving a zero or no credit for an assignment;
- Having any certificate earned in the course or program withheld or revoked;
- Being unenrolled from a course or program; or
- Termination of your use of the Moredatascientists Site.
- Additional actions may be taken at the sole discretion of Moredatascientists and Moredatascientists Member course providers.
No refunds will be issued in the case of any corrective action for such violations.
Honor Code violations will be determined at the sole discretion of Moredatascientists Members. You will be notified if a determination has been made that you have violated this Honor Code and you will be informed of the corresponding action to be taken as a result of the violation.