Terms of Use

Socrateez.com (hereafter referred to as “Socrateez”, “Company”, “us”, or “we”) provides the www.socrateez.com website and mobile app (collectively the “website” or “site”), subject to your compliance with all the terms and conditions contained or referenced herein (the “policy” or “agreement”). In addition to the terms and conditions stated herein, users may be subject to additional terms and conditions upon subscribing to certain services from the website, as are applicable to said services.

By using the website, you indicate that you accept the policy and agree to abide by it. You agree that your only remedy for dissatisfaction with the website or its contents shall be to stop using the site.

Accessing the Site

You are responsible for making all arrangement necessary for you to access the website. Socrateez reserves the right to withdraw or amend the website, its contents or materials, and any service that we provide on the website, at our sole discretion and without notice. Socrateez will not be liable if, for any reason, all or part of the site is unavailable at any time or for any period.

Intellectual Property Rights

The site and the entirety of its contents, features, and functionality (including but not limited to all videos, audio, images, text, software, and design) are owned by the Company, its licensors or other providers of such material, and are protected by United States and international copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, and other intellectual property or proprietary rights laws. This policy permits you to use the website for your non-commercial use only, unless explicitly authorized, in writing, by the company. No right, title, or interest in or to the website or any of its content is transferred to you, and all rights not expressly granted are reserved by Socrateez.

You must not reproduce, distribute, modify, create derivative works of, publicly display, publicly perform, republish, download, store, or transmit any of the material on the website, except under the following circumstances: (1) You may store files that are automatically cached by your web browser for display enhancement purposes; (2) If Socrateez provides desktop, mobile, or other applications for download, you may download a single copy to your computer or mobile device solely for your own personal, non-commercial use, provided you agree to be bound by any applicable end user license agreement for such applications; (3) If Socrateez provides social media features at any time, you may take any action as are enabled by such features and are not explicitly prohibited by this agreement.

You may not use any illustrations, photographs, video, audio, or any other graphics or data under any circumstances, except as explicitly permitted, in writing, by Socrateez. You may not delete or alter any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary rights notices from copies of any materials from the site. You may not access or use, for any commercial purposes, any part of the site or its services or materials, except as explicitly authorized by the company in writing.

The company name, logo, and all related names, logos, product and service names, designs and slogans, are trademarks of the company or its affiliates or licensors. You may not use such marks without the prior written consent of the company. All other names, logos, product and service names, designs and slogans on the website are the trademarks of their respective owners.

Your Obligations and Representations

You may use the website only for lawful purposes and in accordance with this policy.

You promise that: you are of legal age to form a binding contract with the company; you will not use the website in any way that violates any applicable local, state, national, or international law or regulation; you will not send, knowingly receive, upload, download, use, or re-use any material which does not comply with and part of this agreement; you will not impersonate or attempt to impersonate the company, a company employee, another user, or any other person or entity; you will not do anything that could disable, overburden, damage, or impair the website or interfere with any person’s use of the website; you will not use any robot, spider, or other automatic device, program, process, or other means to access the website for any reason that is unlawful or in violation of this agreement; you will not introduce any viruses, Trojan horses, worms, logic bombs, backdoors, or other programs or materials which are malicious or harmful; you will not co-brand or frame the website or hyper-link to it without the express prior written permission of an authorized representative of Socrateez.

User Contributions

Socrateez may, from time to time, provide interactive services such as message boards, chat rooms, forums, ‘share’, and other interactive features (collectively “interactive services”) that allow users to post, submit, publish, display or transmit to other person (hereafter “post”) content or materials (collectively “user contributions”) on or through the website. All user contributions must comply with the content standards set out in this policy.

Any user contribution that you post will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary, to the extent permitted by law. By providing a user contribution, you grant the company and its successors the right to use, reproduce, modify, perform, display, distribute and otherwise disclose to third parties any such material. You promise that you own or control all right in and ot the user contributions and have the right to grant such license to the company. You agree that you will have no claim or other recourse against the company for infringement of any proprietary right with respect to you user contributions. You acknowledge and agree that you waive any moral or other rights that you may have in any territory in respect to user contributions, including but not limited to the right to be attributed as the author of the user contributions.

If you provide a user contribution to be published or displayed on the site, or transmitted to other users of the site or any third parties, you accept that your user contributions are posted on and transmitted to others at your own risk. Additionally, Socrateez cannot control the actions of other users of the site or any third parties with whom you may choose to share your user contributions. We therefore cannot and do not guarantee that your user contributions will not be viewed by unauthorized persons.

User contributions must be accurate and comply with all applicable laws in the country from which they are posted. You understand and acknowledge that you are responsible for any user contributions you submit or contribute, and you, not the company, have full responsibility for said content, including its legality, reliability, accuracy, and appropriateness. Socrateez is not responsible or liable to any third party for the content or accuracy of any user contributions posted by you or any other user of the site.

Content Standards

These content standards apply to all user contributions and use of interactive services. User contributions must, in their entirety, comply with all applicable local, state, national, and international laws and regulations. Without limiting the foregoing, user contributions must not: contain any material that is defamatory, obscene, indecent, abusive, offensive, harassing, violent, hateful, inflammatory, or otherwise objectionable; promote or contain sexually explicit or pornographic material, violence, or discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, age, or any other protected group; infringe any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, or other intellectual property or other rights of any third party; infringe the legal rights of others, or contain any material that could give rise to any civil or criminal liability under applicable laws; promote any illegal activity, or advocate, promote, or assist any unlawful act; cause annoyance, inconvenience, or needless anxiety or be likely to upset, embarrass, alarm, or annoy any other person; impersonate any person, or misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person or organization; involve commercial activities or sales; be likely to deceive or give the impression that they emanate from, or are endorsed by, the company or any other person or entity.

Monitoring and Enforcement; Termination

Socrateez reserves the right, but not the obligation, to review, screen, edit, or remove any user contribution. You accept that such contributions do not reflect the views of the company, and are not endorsed by the company.

Socrateez has the right to; remove or refuse to post any user contributions for any reason; take any action with respect to user contributions that the company deems necessary or appropriate; disclose your identity or other information about you to any third party who, in our opinion, reasonably claims that material posted by you infringes their rights, including but not limited to their intellectual property right or their right to privacy; take appropriate legal action, including without limitation, referral to law enforcement, for any illegal or unauthorized use of the website; terminate or suspend you access to all or part of the website.

Without limiting the foregoing , we have the right to fully cooperate with law enforcement authorities requesting or directing us to disclose the identity or other information of anyone posting any materials on or through the website. We do not review material before it is posted on the website, and cannot ensure prompt removal of objectionable material after it has been posted. Accordingly, we assume no liability for any action or inaction regarding transmissions, communications, or content provided by any user or third party. We have no liability or responsibility to anyone for performance or nonperformance of the activities described in this section.

Copyright Infringement

We take claims of copyright infringement very seriously. We will respond to notices of alleged copyright infringement where appropriate. If you believe any materials accessible on or from the website infringe your copyright, you may request removal of those materials (or access thereto) from the website by submitting written notification to us. In accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (17 U.S.C. Section 512)(“DMCA”), the written notice (“DMCA Notice”) must include the following: your physical or electronic signature; identification of the copyrighted work you believe to have been infringed, or if the claim involves multiple works on the website, a representative list of such works; identification of the material you believe to be infringing, in a sufficiently precise manner to allow us to locate that material; adequate information by which we can contact you (including your name, postal address, telephone number and, if available, email address); a statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the copyrighted material is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; a statement that the information in the written notice is accurate; a statement, under penalty of perjury, that you are authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner. If you fail to comply with all of the requirements of section 512(c)(3) of the DMCA, your DMCA Notice may not be effective. Please be aware that if you knowingly misrepresent that material or activity on the website is infringing your copyright, you may be held liable for damages (including costs and legal fees).

If you believe that material you posted on the website was removed or access to it was disabled by mistake or misidentification, you may file a counter-notification with us (“counter notice”) by submitting written notification to us. The counter-notice must include the following: your physical or electronic signature; an identification of the material that has been removed or to which access has been disabled and the location at which the material appeared before it was removed or access disabled; adequate information by which we can contact you (including your name, postal address, telephone number and, if available, email address); a statement under penalty of perjury by you that you have a good faith belief that the material identified above was removed or disabled as a result of a mistake or misidentification of the material to be removed or disabled; a statement that you will consent to local Federal District Court jurisdiction, or if overseas, to an appropriate judicial body. The DMCA allows us to restore the removed content if the party filing the original DMCA Notice does not file a court action against you within ten business days of receiving the copy of your Counter-Notice.

Reliance of Information Posted

The information presented on or through the website is made available solely for general informational purposes. We do not make any statements regarding the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of this information. Any reliance you place on such information is strictly at your own risk. The website includes content provided by third parties, including materials provided by other users and third party licensors. We are not responsible or liable to you or any third party for the content or accuracy of materials provided by any third parties.

Subscriptions and Other Terms and Conditions

In addition to this policy, all subscriptions to the company’s products and services are governed by any additional contract or other stated terms, depending upon the type of product, service, or subscription you are using.

Links from the Website

If the website contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your convenience only. Socrateez has no control over the contents of said sites or resources, and accepts no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them. If you decide to access any third party websites linked to from Socrateez, you do so entirely at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use for such third party websites.

Linking to the Website and Social Media Features

You may link to our homepage, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval, or endorsement on our part (unless you have received the express written consent of Socrateez). The website may provide certain social media features that enable you to: link from your own or certain third party websites to certain content on Socrateez; send emails or other communications with certain content or links to specific content on the website; cause limited portions of content on the website to be displayed or appear to be displayed on your own or certain their party websites. You may use these features solely as they are provided by us, and solely with respect to the content they are displayed with, and otherwise in accordance with any additional terms and conditions provided by Socrateez with respect to said features. Subject to the foregoing, you must not: estblis a link from any website that is not owned by you; cause the website or portions of them to be displayed, or appear to be displayed by, for example, framing, deep linking or in-line linking, on any other site; otherwise take any action with respect to the materials on the website that is inconsistent with any other provision of this policy. The website from which you are linking, or on which you make certain content accessible, must comply in all respects with the content standards set out in this policy. You agree to cooperate with us in causing any unauthorized framing or linking immediately to cease. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. We may disable all or any social media features and any links at any time without notice in our discretion.

No Promises

Your use of the website or items obtained through the website is at your own risk. The website is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis, without any promises of any kind, either express or implied. Neither the company nor any person associated with the company makes any promise, warranty or representation with respect to the completeness, security, reliability, quality, accuracy, or availability of the website. Without limiting the foregoing, neither the company nor anyone associated with the company promises, represents, or warrants that the website or items obtained through the website or any portion thereof will be accurate, reliable, error free, or uninterrupted, that defects will be corrected, that the website or the server that makes them available are free of viruses or other harmful components, or that the website or items obtained through the website will otherwise meet your needs or expectations. The company hereby disclaims all warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, statutory or otherwise, including but not limited to any warranties of merchantability, non-infringement and fitness for particular purpose.

Limitation of Liability

We accept liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence or that of our employees and agents. To the maximum extent permitted by law, in no event shall the company, its licensors, employees, agents, officers, or directors be liable to you or any third party for any special, punitive, incidental, indirect, or consequential damages of any kind, or any damages whatsoever, including, without limitation, those resulting from loss of use, loss of data, or loss of profits, whether or not we have been advised of the possibility of such damages, and on any theory of liability, arising out of or in connection with the use of the website or of any website referenced or linked to from our website. You will be responsible for all calims and damages resulting from the misuse of the website by you.

Changes

We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to change the terms of this policy at any time. Any changes are effective immediately upon posting to the website. You continued use of the website constitutes your agreement to all such terms and conditions.

Equitable Relief

You acknowledge that a breach of any confidentiality or proprietary rights provision of this policy may cause the company irreparable damage, for which the award of damages would not be adequate compensation. Consequently, the company may institute an action to enjoin you from any and all acts in violation of those provisions, which remedy shall be cumulative and not exclusive, and the company may seek the entry of an injunction enjoining any breach or threatened break of those provisions, in addition to any other relief to which the company may be entitled at law or in equity.

Governing Law and Venue

This policy shall be construed and governed by the laws of the State of California, without regard to the principles of conflict of laws thereof. You agree and accept that any legal action or proceeding shall be brought in the federal or state courts for the State of California, County of Santa Barbara, and you expressly waive any objection to personal jurisdiction, venue or forum non conveniens. If you are a website user in a member country of the European Economic Area (EEA) or European Union (EU), this policy and the relationship between you and us shall be governed by the laws of the EU/EEA member state in which you are domiciled.

Severability

If any provision of this policy is held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be contrary to law, such provision shall be changed and interpreted so as to best accomplish the objectives of the original provision to the fullest extent allowed by law and the remaining provisions of this policy will remain in full force and effect.

Waiver and Amendment

If the company fails to insist upon strict performance of your obligations under any of these terms and conditions, or if the company fails to exercise any of the rights or remedies to which it is entitled under this policy, this will not constitute a waiver of such rights or remedies and will not relieve you from compliance with such obligations. No waiver by the company of any default will constitute a waiver of any subsequent default, and no waiver by the company of any of these terms and conditions will be effective unless it is expressly stated to be a waiver and is communicated to you in writing.

Geographic Restrictions

Software, functionality, and/or features (collectively “service functionality”), that may be available on or through the website from time to time, are subject to United States Export Controls. No service functionality from the website may be downloaded or exported into (or to a resident of) Iraq, Cuba, Libya, North Korea, Iran, Syria, or any other country which the United States has embargoed goods; or anyone on the United States Treasury Department’s list of Specially Designated Antionals r the United States Commerce Department’s Table of Deny Orders. By downloading or using any service functionality, you represent and warrant that you are not located in, under the control of, or a national or resident of any such country or on any such list. Although the website may be accessible worldwide, we make no representation that materials on the website are appropriate or available for use in locations outside the United States, and accessing them from territories where their contents are illegal, is prohibited. Those who choose to access the website from other locations do so at their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws. Any offer for any product, service, and/or information made in connection with the services is void where prohibited.

Future Business Transactions

As we continue to develop our business, we might undergo a change of ownership such as a marger and/or a sale of all or substantially all our stock our assets. In such transactions, user information generally is one of the transferred business assets, and by submitting any data or contributions (collectively, “data”) to us, you agree that such data may be transferred to such parties in these circumstances. However, any party purchasing our assets will be subject to an obligation to maintain the integrity of your personally identifiable information.

Complete Understanding

This policy, together with the documents expressly referred to herein, constitutes the sole and entire agreement between you and the company with respect to the website and supersedes all prior and contemporaneous understanding, agreements, representations and warranties, both ritten and oral, with respect to the website.

Privacy Policy

All information we collect on the website is subject to the following privacy policy. By using the website, you consent to all actions taken by us with respect to your information in compliance with the privacy policy.

Socrateez is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This privacy policy describes the types of information we may collect from you or that you may provide to us when you visit the website or mobile app, and our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting, and disclosing such information. This privacy policy applies to information we collect: through our services; in text and electronic message between you and our services; and via mobile applications you download from our website, which provide dedicated non-browser-based interactions between you and our services. This privacy policy does not apply to any information collected by us offline or via third party sites that may be accessed through hyperlinks on our services.

By accessing or using our services, you agree to this privacy policy.

If you do not agree to this privacy policy, please do not access or use our services.

Information We Collect About You

We collect several types of information about visitors and/or users of our services. We may collect this information either directly when you provide it to us, or automatically as you navigate through the website or app.

Personally Identifiable Information: Personally Identifiable Information refers to information by which you may be personally identified, such as your name, email address, etc. We will collect and process such data about you when you register for a service/create an account, subscribe to a newsletter, submit feedback, enter a contest, fill out a survey, or send us a communication. When ordering products or services on the website or app, you may also be asked to provide a credit card number and other payment related information. You may also provide information to be published or displayed (“posted”) on public areas of the website (such as blogs, forums, message boards, etc.), or transmitted to other users of the website using ‘sharing’ features (collectively “user contributions”). Your user contributions are posted and transmitted to others at your own risk. We cannot control the actions of other users of the websites with whom you may choose to share your user contributions. Depending upon the activity, some of the information we ask you to provide is identified as mandatory and some as voluntary. If you do not provide the mandatory data with respect to a particular activity, you will not be able to engage in that activity.

We may also collect your internet protocol (IP) address. We use your IP address to diagnose problems with our servers, software, to administer our services, and to gather demographic information.

We do not collect more personally identifiable information that is reasonably necessary to participate in an activity on the website or app. If you are a school and you use a Socrateez service within the United States for children under the age of 13, you are responsible for obtaining consent from the parents/legal guardians of each child you wish to allow to participate in using any of our services. A child using our services will be able to participate in certain activities such as taking online educational and informational courses.

Non-Personally Identifiable Information: We may collect, our third party affiliates, or our content server, may collect certain Non-Personally Identifiable Information, which does not by itself identify a specific individual. Such information tells us about your equipment, browsing actions, the resources that you access and use through the services, your operating system and browser type. Collecting this information helps us deliver a better and more personalized service to users by enabling us to estimate usage patterns, customize our services according to your individual preferences, and speed up your searches.

Device Information: When you download our app or use our services, we automatically collect information on the type of device you use and the operating system version, so we know the best application version to provide you with. We do not ask you for, access, or track any location based information from your mobile device at any time while downloading or using our app or services.

Where We Store Data

The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area (EEA). It may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for us or for one of our service providers. Such staff may be engaged in, among other things, the fulfillment of your order, the processing of your payment details, and the provision of support services. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing, or processing. Socrateez will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy.

How We Use Your Information

We us information held about you in the following ways: to ensure that content from our services are presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer or other device; to provide you with information, products, or services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes; to carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us, including for billing and collection; if you pay for services using a credit card, we will transmit your credit card data to the appropriate credit card company and/or credit card payment processing company; to allow you to participate in interactive features of our services, when you choose to do so; to notify you about changes to our services; in any other way we may describe when you provide the information.

If you are an existing customer, we will only contact you by electronic means with information about goods and services similar to those which were the subject f a previous sale to you.

If you are a new customer, and where we permit selected third parties to use your data, we or they will contact you by electronic means only if you have consented to this.

Disclosure of Your Information

We will share your personally identifiable information with third parties only in the ways that are described in this privacy policy. Parents have the right to allow the collection and use of personal information from a child without also consenting to its disclosure to third parties. We do not sell, trade, rent, or disclose your information to other, except as follows:

We provide some of our services through contractual arrangements with service providers and other third parties. We and our service partners use your personally identifiable information to operate our website and to deliver services. For example, we must release your credit card information to the card-issuing bank to confirm payment for products and services purchased on our website; and provide order information to third parties that help us deliver our services.

We will disclose personally identifiable information in the following circumstance: if it is required by law enforcement or judicial authorities, or to cooperate with a law enforcement investigation. If we have a good faith belief that we are required or permitted to do so by law or legal process. To protect the rights, reputation, property, or safety of the company or others. To defend or enforce our rights or your obligations. If the disclosure is required by mandatory professional standards. To a third party with your prior consent to do so. If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personally identifiable information in order to enforce or apply, or any contracts or agreement that may exist between you and the company, including this or other policies. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

In the event that Socrateez decides to sell all or part of its stock or assets, or enter into a merger, we reserve the right to include personally identifiable information and non-personally identifiable information among the assets transferred to the acquiring or surviving company.

We may provide non-personally identifiable information about our customers’ sales, traffic patterns, and related website information to third parties.

Parents are able to consent to the use of their child’s personally identifiable information without having to consent to the website’s disclosure of the child’s personally identifiable information to third parties, as we do not share personally identifiable information of children under the age of 13 with any third parties (other than those service partners who help us provide Socrateez services).

Updating or Correcting Your Personally Identifying Information

You may change any of your or your child’s personally identifiable information online by logging into the “My Account” page, located in the top right corner of every page once you have logged in.

Cancelling Your Account or Deleting Personally Identifiable Information

If you would like to cancel your membership, you may do so at any time from the “My Account” page, which can be located in the top right hand corner of every page once logged in.

Socrateez retains personally identifiable information after accounts have been closed. We are unable to guarantee the removal of any personally identifiable information from our systems. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.

Data Security

All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. Any payment transactions will be encrypted using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology.

To make online purchases you must use an SSL-enabled browser in order to protect the confidentiality of your personal and credit card information while it is transmitted over the internet.

Access by you to your account is available through a password and/or unique user name selected by you. This password is encrypted. We recommend that you do not divulge you password to anyone, that you change your password often using a combination of letters and numbers, and that you ensure you use a secure web browser. We cannot be held accountable for activity that results from you own neglect to safeguard the secrecy of your password and user name. If you share a computer with anyone, you should always log out of your account after you are finished, in order to prevent access to your information from subsequent users of that computer.

Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personally identifiable information, you acknowledge that: there are security and privacy limitations of the internet which are beyond our control; the security, integrity, and privacy of any and all information and data exchanged between you and us through this website cannot be guaranteed and we shall have no liability to you or any third party for loss, misuse, disclosure, or alteration of such information; and any such information and data may be viewed or tampered with in transit by a third party.

In the unlikely event that we believe that the security of your Personally Identifiable Information in our control may have been compromised, we will notify you as promptly as possible under the circumstances. To the extent we have your email address, we may notify you by email and you consent to our use of email as a means of such notification.

Cookies and Other Technologies

When you use our website we may use cookies and other technologies in order to facilitate and customize your use of our services. While you may disable the use of cookies through your internet browser, this may affect your ability to access the website, and otherwise use it as intended.

Mobile Analytics

We use mobile analytics software to allow us to better understand the functionality of our software. This software may record information such as how often you use the app or other services, the events that occur within the app or services, aggregated usage, performance data, and where the app was downloaded from. We do not link the information we store within the analytics software to any personally identifiable information you submit.

Links to Third Party Websites

Except as otherwise discussed in this policy, this document only addresses the use and disclosure of information we collect from you. Our website may contain hyperlinks to other third party websites, which may collect and disclose information in a manner that is different from our website. We are not responsible for the collection, use, or disclosure of information collected through these third party websites, and we expressly disclaim any and all liability related to such collection, use, or disclosure. We recommend that you read the privacy policies of the other web sites you visit.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

It is our policy to post any changes we make to our privacy policy on this page. You are responsible for ensuring that you are familiar with the current policy, and are responsible to check for said changes should they occur.

Your continued use of our services after such modifications will constitute your acknowledgment of the modified privacy policy, and your agreement to bide and be bound by the modified privacy policy.

Communities, Forums, Chat Rooms, and Message Boards

If you or your child choose to disclose personally identifiable information on communities, message boards, forums, and the like, which may be accessible via the website, you should be aware that such information, along with any information disclosed in your communication, can be collected and used by third parties and may result in unsolicited messages from third parties. You acknowledge and accept that any submission to chat rooms or other public areas on the website are accessible to all third parties. If you do not want yours or your child’s comments to be viewed by third parties, you are advised not to make any submissions. Ultimately, you are solely responsible for all activity conducted by you via communities, forums, message boards, chat rooms, etc. Please be careful and responsible whenever you are online.

Social Media Features

Our website includes social media features. These features may collect your IP address, which pages you are visiting on our website, and may set cookies to enable the feature to function properly. Social media features are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our website. Your interactions with these features are governed by the privacy policy of the company providing it.

Terms of Service

These subscriber Terms of Service constitute a binding contract between you (“subscriber”, “customer” or “you”) and Socrateez.com regarding the terms under which the company will provide you with access to the services.

By signing up and using our services, you signify your agreement to abide by these terms of service. Subscriber agrees that its assent, given electronically, will have the same legal effect as if it had been personally signed by the subscriber. To the extent permitted by law, these terms of service are intended to supersede any provisions of applicable law, which might otherwise limit their enforceability or effect, because they were entered into electronically.

Terminology

Effective Date – refers to the date that the subscriber enters into this agreement, enabling them to use the subscription website.

Free Trial – refers to a temporary right to use the subscription website at no charge during the permissible trial period and in accordance with any applicable terms, including, but not limited to, acceptance of these terms of service. A free trial may or may not require the use of credit/debit card information.

Public Website – means that portion of the website that is available for use by any person without the need to be a subscriber.

Services – means the public website, the subscription website, and their entire contents, features, and functionality.

Subscriber/Member – refers to an individual/entity/organization/institution that has the right to access the subscription website via a subscription fee, free trial, or other basis. A subscriber must be at least 18 years of age, or as applicable, the age of majority in the country, state, or other jurisdiction in which the subscriber resides (and if a minor, having the permission of a parent or legal guardian to access the subscription website), and possess the legal right and ability to enter into binding contracts.

Subscription – refers to a right to use the applicable portion of the subscription website as a subscriber under a paid subscription, free trial, or other form of right and/or fee to access the subscription website.

Subscription Term – means the period of time that a subscriber may utilize the applicable portion of the subscription website.

Subscription Website – means the applicable portion of the website that is available only to a subscriber.

Virus – refers to any item or device (including any software, code, file, or program) which is designed to prevent, impair, or otherwise adversely affect the operation of any computer software, hardware, network, telecommunications service, equipment, network, or any other service or device; prevent, impair or otherwise adversely affect access to or the operation of any program or data, including the reliability of any program or data ( whether by re-arranging, altering, or erasing the program or data in whole or part or otherwise); or adversely affect the user experience, including worms, Trojan horses, viruses and other similar things, devices, or programs.

Website – means all information, content, concepts, program interfaces, structures, functionality, computer code, published materials, electronic documents, graphic files and other technology inherent in the company’s website located at www.socrateez.com, and includes the entirety of both the subscription website and the public website.

Subscriber Warranties, Rights, Representations, Restrictions, and Obligations

Subject to these terms of service, subscriber will be granted a limited, non-exclusive, revocable, non-transferable, and non-sublicenseable right to access that portion of the subscription website applicable to the subscription type. By agreeing to grant such access, the company does not obligate itself to maintain the website, or to maintain it in its present form. The company may upgrade, modify, change, or enhance the services and convert a subscriber to a new version thereof at any time in its sole discretion, to the extent that this is not detrimental to subscriber’s use of the services and on reasonable prior notice to subscriber (unless the change is of critical business importance or outside the company’s control, in which case the company will explain the reason for the change as soon as is reasonably practicable).

Subscriber agrees to abide by any rules or regulations that the company publishes with respect to conduct of subscribers and other users of the website, which rules and regulations are hereby incorporated into these terms of service by this reference. The company reserves the right to deny a subscriber access to the subscription website if, in the company’s sole discretion, subscriber has failed to abide by these terms of service or appears likely to do so.

Subscriber accepts that the company in its sole discretion may, but has no obligation to, monitor the services or any portion thereof, and/or to oversee compliance with these terms of service.

Subscriber promises, acknowledges, and agrees on behalf of itself that: access privileges may not be transferred to any third parties; it will not access, store distribute, or transmit any viruses; it will comply with all applicable laws and regulations with respect to use of the services; it will not rent, lease, sublicense, re-sell, distribute, transfer, copy, or modify the services or any component thereof; it will not translate, decompile, or create or attempt to create, by reverse engineering or otherwise, the source code from the object code made available hereunder; it will not reproduce, distribute, modify, create derivative works of, publicly display, publicly perform, republish, download, store or transmit the services or any portion thereof; it will not delete or alter any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary rights notices from copies of materials from the website or contained in the services; it is solely responsible for acquiring, installing, operating and maintaining the hardware and software environment, network connections, and telecommunication links necessary to access and use the services; it will not use the services in any manner, or in connection any content, data, hardware, software, or other materials that infringes upon or violates any patent, copyright, trade secret, trademark, or other intellectual property right of any third party, or that constitutes a defamation, libel, invasion of privacy, or violation of any right of publicity or other third party right, or that is threatening, harassing, or malicious.

Availability of Website

Subscriber recognizes that the traffic of data through the internet may cause delays during the download of information from the website and accordingly, it shall not hold the company liable for delays that are ordinary in the course of internet use. Subscriber further acknowledges and accepts that the website will not be available on a continual twenty-four hour basis due to such delays, or delays caused by the company’s upgrading, modification, or standard maintenance of the website.

Intellectual Property Rights

The services are owned by the company, its licensors, or other providers of such material, and are protected by United States and international copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, and other intellectual property or proprietary rights laws.

No right, title, or interest in or to the services or any portion thereof, is transferred to any subscriber, and all right not expressly granted herein are reserved by the company.

The company name, company logo, and all related names, logos, products and service names, designs and slogans, are trademarks of the company or its affiliates or licensors. Subscriber may not use such marks without the prior written permission of the company. All other names, logos, product and service names, designs and slogans on this website are the trademarks of their respective owners.

Company Obligations

The company will use commercially reasonable efforts to enable the services to be accessible, except for scheduled maintenance and required repairs, and except for any interruption due to causes beyond the reasonable control of, or not reasonably foreseeable by the company, including, but not limited to, any Force Majeure Event. The foregoing undertaking shall not apply t the extent of any non-conformance caused by use of the services contrary to the company’s instructions, or modification or alteration of the services by any party other than the company. If the services are in non-conformance with the foregoing undertaking, the company will, at its own expense, use all reasonable commercial endeavors to correct any such non-conformance promptly, or provide subscriber with an alternative means of accomplishing the desired performance.

Fees and Payment

Subscription Fee – Subscriber agrees to pay the appropriate fee corresponding to the particular services that they wish to access for the applicable subscription term. The company reserves the right to change the subscription fee with respect to a renewal term with prior written notification. Unless otherwise expressly stated, al fees are non-cancellable and non-refundable.

Free Trial – If subscriber cancels a free trial before it expires, subscribers credit/debit card will not be charged. If subscriber does not cancel before expiration of the free trial, subscriber may be automatically enrolled in membership, and subscriber’s credit/debit card may e billed accordingly.

Payment Details – Recurring charges are billed in advance of service. Subscriber agrees to provide the company with valid, up to date, and complete debit/credit card, contact and billing details. Subscriber further authorizes the company to bill such debit/credit card on the effective date (and corresponding renewal dates, if appropriate) for the subscription fee due for the subscription term (renewal term). If, for any reason, subscriber’s credit/debit card company refuses to pay the amount billed for the services, subscriber agrees that company may, at its option, suspend or terminate subscriber subscription to the services and require subscriber to pay the overdue amount by other means acceptable to the company. Company may charge a fee for reinstatement of suspended or terminated accounts. Subscriber agrees that until its subscription to the services is properly terminated, it will continue to accrue charges for which they remain responsible, even if they do not use the services. In the event legal action is necessary to collect on balances due, subscriber agrees to reimburse the company for all expenses incurred to recover subs due, including attorney fees and other legal expenses. Unless otherwise expressly stated, all fees are stated in US dollars.

Taxes - Subscriber is responsible for all applicable sales, use, transfer, or other taxes and all duties, whether international, national, state, or local, however designated, which are levied or imposed by reason of the transaction contemplated hereby, excluding, however, income taxes on profits which may be levied against the company.

Term and Termination

General Subscription – Subscriber may subscribe to the services for the applicable term of the specific subscription commencing on the effective date. Thereafter, the subscription will renew automatically on the corresponding renewal date of the effective date, until subscriber notifies company of its intention not to renew prior to the end of the then-current term.

Free Trial – Subscriber may cancel a free trial at any time before it expires by following the relevant instructions.

Termination – The company reserves the right to terminate or suspend access to all or any portion of the services for violation or suspected violation of these terms of service.

Effect of Termination – Subscriber will have no further rights to access the subscription website. Termination will not affect the right or liabilities of either party that accrued prior to termination.

Confidentiality

Subscriber agrees to maintain the confidentiality of the company’ confidential information. For the purposes of these terms of service, the term “confidential information” means all portions of the services, including but not limited to, the subscription website.

Third Party Links or Information

This website may contain links to other websites that are not operated by or related to the company. The company is not responsible for the content, accuracy, or opinions expressed in such third party websites, and does not investigate, monitor, or check these websites for accuracy or completeness. The inclusion of any linked website on this website does not imply approval or endorsement of the linked website by the company. A subscriber that leaves this website to access any third party site does so at their own risk.

Disclaimers of Statements/Warranties

Subscriber’s use of the services or items obtained through the services is at their own risk. The servies are provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis, without any statements or warranties of any kind, either express or implied. Neither company nor any person associated with the company makes any statement, warranty, or representation with respect to the completeness, security, reliability, quality, accuracy, or availability of the services. Without limiting the foregoing, neither the company nor anyone associated with the company promises that the services or items obtained through the services or any portion thereof, will be accurate, reliable, error-free, or uninterrupted, that defects will be corrected, that the services or the website or the server that makes them available, are free of viruses or other harmful components, or that the services or items obtained through the services will otherwise meet subscriber’s needs or expectations. Company hereby disclaims all warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, statutory or otherwise, including but not limited to any warranties of merchantability, non-infringement and fitness for particular purpose. The foregoing does not affect any warranties which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law. No verbal or written representations, information, or advice given by company or its authorized representative shall create a warranty or in any way increase the scope of this warranty.

Limitation of Liability

Socrateez does not in any way exclude or limit its liability for death or personal injury cause by its negligence; fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation; or any other matter for which it would be illegal for company to exclude or attempt to exclude its liability.

Indemnity

Subscriber agrees to compensate and defend fully the company, its officers, employees, agents, successors and assigns, from and against any damages, losses, and expense (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) resulting from any third party claim, action or demand arising out of any breach by subscriber of any representation, warranty, covenant, obligation, or duty of subscriber under this agreement.

Survival

All provisions relating to proprietary rights, payment of fees, confidentiality, disclaimer of warranty, indemnification, and limitation of liability, shall survive the expiration or earlier termination of these terms of service.

Changes

Except for any provisions determining the primary contractual obligations of subscriber and company hereunder, company has the right to revise and amend these terms of service from time to time to reflect changes in business needs, including but not limited to, changes in features and functionality, changes in market conditions, changes in technology, changes in payment methods, changes in relevant laws and regulatory requirements and changes in system capabilities. Changes are effective immediately upon posting and subscriber’s continued use of any of the services following the posting of revised terms of service means that subscriber accepts and agrees to th changes, to the extent permitted by applicable laws.

Assignment

Subscriber may not transfer these terms of service, in whole or in part. Company may transfer these terms of service and/or subcontract some or all of its obligations hereunder at any time.

Injunctions

Subscriber acknowledges that a breach of any confidentiality or proprietary rights provision of these terms of service may cause company irreparable damage, for which the award of damages would not be adequate compensation. Consequently, company may seek an injunction to prevent subscriber from taking any and all acts in violation of those provisions, which remedy shall be cumulative and not exclusive, and company may seek the entry of an injunction enjoining any breach or threatened breach of those provisions, in addition to any other relief to which the company may be entitled at law or in equity.

Governing Law and Venue

These terms of service shall be construed and governed by the laws of the State of California, without regard to the principles of conflict of laws thereof. Subscriber agrees and accepts that any legal action or proceeding shall be brought in the federal or state course for the State of California, County of Santa Barbara, and subscriber expressly waives any objection to personal jurisdiction, venue or forum non conveniens. Additionally, in the event of any dispute or claim relating to or arising out of these terms of service (including, but not limited to, any claims of breach of contract, tort, infringement), subscriber agrees that all such disputes/claims will be resolved by means of a court trial conducted by the superior or district court in Santa Barbara County, California, and subscriber expressly waives any right it may otherwise have to a jury trial. The preceding provision regarding venue does not apply if you are an individual subscriber resident in a member country of the European Union. If you are a consumer based in the EU, you may make a claim in the courts of the country where you reside.

Force Majeure

Company will not be liable or responsible for any failure to perform, or delay in performance of, any of its obligations that is caused by events outside its reasonable control (“force majeure event”). A force majeure event includes any act, vent, non-happening, omission or accident beyond company’s reasonable control, including but not limited to, restrictions of law, regulations, orders, or other governmental directives, labor disputes, natural disasters, third party mechanical or other equipment breakdowns, terrorist attacks, fire, explosions, fiber optic cable cuts, interruption or failure of telecommunications or digital transmission links, internet failures or delays, storms, or other similar events.

Privacy Policy and Terms of Use

Subscriber agrees to comply with the then-current terms of use and privacy policy (collectively “policies”) in addition to this policy. Company reserves the right to modify any of the policies at any time, and to the extent permitted by applicable law, changes to the policies are effective immediately upon posting on the website. Subscriber’s continued use of any portion or all of the services following the posting of a revised policy means that the subscriber accepts and agrees to the changes. In the event of an express conflict between the policies, the terms of service will prevail. The data that the company collects from a subscriber may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area (EEA). It may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for the company or for one of its service providers. Such staff may be engaged in, among other things, the fulfillment of your order, the processing of your payment details and the provision of support services. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing, or processing. Company will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with our privacy policy.

Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA)

Subscriber acknowledges that the law requires parental consent to collect or use information from a child under 13. If you are a child under 13, please show these terms of service to your parent or legal guardian, and do not use the services without verifiable parental consent pursuant to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act. If you as the subscriber are a parent or legal guardian of a child under the age of 13, who may access or use the services, you hereby give your express consent for that child to use the services, which include all the features and functionality pertaining to your subscription, including social media/community features. You represent and warrant that you will not allow a child under that age of 13 to use the services if you do not agree to the provisions of this section.

No Third Party Beneficiaries

No person or entity not a party to these terms of service will be deemed to be a third party beneficiary of these terms of service or any provision hereof.

Severability

If any provision of these terms of service are held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be contrary to law, such provision shall be changed and interpreted so as to best accomplish the objectives of the original provision to the fullest extent allowed by law and remaining provisions of these terms of service will remain in full force and effect.

Waiver and Amendment

If company fails to insist upon strict performance of subscriber’s obligations under any of these terms and conditions, or if the company fails to exercise any of the rights or remedies to which it is entitled under these Terms of Service, this will not constitute a waiver of such rights or remedies and will not relieve subscriber from compliance with such obligations. No waiver by company of any default will constitute a waiver of any subsequent default, and no waiver by company of any of these terms and conditions will be effective unless it is expressly stated to be a waiver and is communicated to subscriber in writing.

Geographic Restrictions

Software, functionality, and/or features (collectively, “Service Functionality”), that may be available on our through the website from time to time, is subject to United States Export Controls. No service functionality from the website may be downloaded or exported into (or to a resident of) Cuba, Iraq, Libya, North Korea, Iran, Syria, or any other country which the United States has embargoes goods; or anyone on the United States Treasury Department’s list of Specially Designated Nationals or the United States Commerce Department’s Table of Deny Orders. By downloading or using any service functionality, subscriber represents and warrants that they are not located in, under the control of, or a national or resident oof any such country or on any such list. Although the websi may be accessible worldwide, company makess no representation that materials on the website are appropriate or available of use in locations outside the United States, and accessing them form territories where their contents are illegal, is prohibited. Those who choose to access the website from other locations do so at their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws. Any offer for any product, service, and/or information made in connection with the services is void where prohibited.

Complete Understanding

These terms of service, together with the terms of use and privacy policy, constitute the sole and entire agreement between subscriber and the company with respect to the services and supersedes all prior and contemporaneous understandings, agreements, representations, warranties, or terms and conditions, both written and oral, with respect to the services.