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uSafeUS Terms and Conditions

Last updated: September 11, 2017

The following terms and conditions (the “Agreement”) govern all use of the uSafeUS mobile device application (“Application”). The Application is owned and operated by the University of New Hampshire (“UNH”). The Application is subject to your acceptance without modification of all of the terms and conditions contained herein. In this Agreement, the words (i) “Device” means any mobile device or personal computer you own, use, or control; (ii) “Network” means any wired or wireless communication service, such as cellular or mobile networks, computer networks such as Wi-Fi, Global Positioning System (“GPS”), and any other communication service or technology; (iii) “Application” means the uSafeUS application and any related software, website(s), updates, content and/or documentation; (iv) “Communication” means any transfer of human or machine readable data and/or image, video or audio content between the application and any third party device, system or server. Other defined terms are included below. UNH’s collection and use of data in connection with the Application is as provided in the Privacy Policy found at http://www.uSafeUS.org.

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS CAREFULLY BEFORE ACCESSING OR USING THE APPLICATION. BY DOWNLOADING OR USING THE APPLICATION YOU (A) ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ AND UNDERSTAND THIS AGREEMENT; (B) AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT; AND (C) BY ACCESSING, VIEWING, OR USING ANY PART OF THE APPLICATION YOU AGREE TO ALL OF THE BINDING TERMS AND CONDITIONS CONTAINED HEREIN.

UNH reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify or replace any of the terms or conditions of this Agreement at any time, without notice. It is your responsibility to check this Agreement periodically for changes. Your continued use of the Application following the posting of any changes to this Agreement constitutes acceptance of those changes.

A. Eligibility
Only users who are thirteen years of age or older may register for or use the Application. The Application is not targeted towards, nor intended for use by, anyone under the age of thirteen (13). If you are between the ages of thirteen (13) and eighteen (18), you may use the Application and website only under the supervision of a parent or legal guardian who agrees to be bound by these Terms and any applicable additional terms.

B. Grant of License
UNH grants you the right to use the Application in accordance with these terms. Your ability to use the Application is limited, non-exclusive, non-transferrable, and cannot be used for commercial purposes.

C. Updates
UNH may from time to time in its sole discretion develop and provide Application updates, which may include upgrades, bug fixes, patches, other error corrections, and/or new features (collectively, including related documentation, “Updates”). Updates may also modify or delete in their entirety certain features and functionality. You agree that UNH has no obligation to provide any Updates or to continue to provide or enable any particular features or functionality. You shall promptly download and install all Updates and acknowledge and agree that the Application or portions thereof may not properly operate should you fail to do so. You further agree that all Updates will be deemed part of the Application and be subject to all terms and conditions of this Agreement.

D. Disclaimer of Warranties
YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT: YOUR USE OF THE APPLICATION IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE SERVICES AND THE MATERIALS CONTAINED HEREIN ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. EXCEPT AS OTHERWISE EXPRESSLY PROVIDED IN THIS TERMS OF USE, UNH AND ITS TRUSTEES, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, STUDENTS, AND AGENTS EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.

EXCEPT AS OTHERWISE EXPRESSLY PROVIDED IN THIS TERMS OF USE, UNH MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT (A) THE APPLICATION WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, (B) THE APPLICATION WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE, (C) THE INFORMATION THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE APPLICATION WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE, (D) THE QUALITY OF THE APPLICATION, INFORMATION, OR OTHER MATERIAL OBTAINED BY YOU THROUGH THE APPLICATION WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS, AND (E) ANY ERRORS IN THE APPLICATION WILL BE CORRECTED. ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE APPLICATION IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM, YOUR MOBILE DEVICE, OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH MATERIAL. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM UNH OR THROUGH THE APPLICATION SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THIS TERMS OF USE. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY APPLICABLE LAW, UNH DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES, WITH RESPECT TO THE APPLICATION. WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, UNH EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL LIABILITY FOR APPLICATION DEFECT OR FAILURE, CLAIMS THAT ARE DUE TO NORMAL WEAR, APPLICATION MISUSE, ABUSE, APPLICATION MODIFICATION, AND NON-COMPLIANCE WITH ANY WRITTEN DIRECTIONS.

E. Use Disclaimer
You understand and agree that any Communication sent or received by you through the Application may be delayed or prevented by a variety of factors. You also agree that UNH shall not be liable for any inadequate Network connectivity, delays, failure to deliver, or misdirected delivery of any Communication; for any errors in the content of a Communication; if any part of the user interface element does not function; or for any actions taken or not taken by you or any third party in reliance on a Communication. You must provide and use, at your own expense, a Device and Network that are compatible with the Application. UNH does not guarantee that the Application can be accessed through, or will be compatible with, all Devices or Networks. The Application may fail due to a variety of circumstances, including circumstances or conditions beyond UNH’s control. You understand and agree that Network connectivity may be interrupted, circumvented or otherwise compromised. Such Network connectivity is beyond UNH’s control, and UNH may not be able to assist in resolution of problems with respect to the Application relating to such Network connectivity. You understand that your use of the Application may be limited by your Network provider or by the capabilities or capacities of your Device. If your Device or Network are incompatible, inoperative, interrupted or circumvented, or in ‘Airplane Mode’ or similar modes without network connectivity, no data will be received by the Application and any services of the Application may not be available.

F. Limitation of Liability
UNH SHALL NOT UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING OUT OF, IN CONNECTION WITH OR RELATING TO THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE APPLICATION OR ITS SERVICES, INCLUDING ANY LIABILITY (A) FOR ANY INCORRECT OR INACCURATE INFORMATION, (B) FOR ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR DISCLOSURE OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA, (C) FOR STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON THE SERVICES, OR (D) FOR ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO THE SERVICES OR ANY THIRD PARTY WEBSITE OR APPLICATION. UNH SHALL IN NO EVENT BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIMS, LOSSES, EXPENSES OR LIABILITIES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, WHETHER BASED ON BREACH OF CONTRACT, BREACH OF WARRANTY, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), PRODUCT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF YOU HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE DISCLAIMER OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES OR THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR CERTAIN TYPES OF DAMAGES. ACCORDINGLY, SOME OF THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS AND LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN SUCH JURISDICTIONS, THE EXCLUSIONS AND LIABILITY ARE LIMITED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

G. Indemnification
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless UNH and its trustees, officers, employees, students, and agents against all claims, demands, causes of action, losses, expenses, damages and costs, including any reasonable attorneys’ fees, resulting or arising from or relating to your use of or conduct on the Application, any activity related to your account by you or any other person, any material that you submit to, post on or transmit through the Application, your breach of this Terms of Use, your infringement or violation of any rights of another, or termination of your access to the Application. UNH reserves the right to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will offer reasonable assistance and cooperate with UNH in asserting any available defenses.

H. Export Regulation
The Application may be subject to US export control laws, including the US Export Administration Act and its associated regulations. You shall not, directly or indirectly, export, re-export, or release the Application to, or make the Application accessible from, any jurisdiction or country to which export, re-export, or release is prohibited by law, rule, or regulation. You shall comply with all applicable federal laws, regulations, and rules, and complete all required undertakings (including obtaining any necessary export license or other governmental approval), prior to exporting, re-exporting, releasing, or otherwise making the Application available outside the US.

I. Term and Termination
The Agreement commences when you download or install the Application and will continue in effect until terminated by you or UNH as set forth in this section. UNH may terminate this Agreement at any time without notice if it ceases to support the Application, which UNH may do in its sole discretion. In addition, this Agreement will terminate immediately and automatically without any notice if you violate any of the terms and conditions of this Agreement. Upon termination, all rights granted to you under this Agreement will also terminate, and you must cease all use of the Application and delete all copies of the Application from your Device and account. Termination will not limit any of UNH’s rights or remedies at law or in equity.

J. Applicable Law and Severability
This Agreement is governed by the laws of the State of New Hampshire. If for any reason a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision, or portion thereof, to be unenforceable, the remainder of this Agreement shall remain in full force and effect.

K. Entire Agreement
This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between UNH and you regarding the Application, and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous understandings regarding such subject matter.

uSafeUS Privacy Policy

Last updated: August 20, 2017

uSafeUS is a confidential resource committed to protecting your privacy. The University of New Hampshire Prevention Innovations Research Center (PIRC) does not collect and will never transmit personal identifying information (“PII”), including but not limited to your name, telephone number, IP address, or location, to your college, university, or any third party. All information including phone numbers will remain on your personal device.

In order to evaluate our effectiveness and improve our services, we collect “anonymized and aggregated” data. Any and all information collected is stripped of PII, and only data related to feature use and functions within the uSafeUS app will be collected.

We do not collect:

• Names

• Telephone numbers

• GPS coordinates

Information sharing:
PIRC will not rent, sell, trade, or otherwise share PII with third parties.

Anonymized data concerning usage will be used by PIRC for research purposes only in order to assess the impact and improve the uSafeUS services.

External websites:
uSafeUS contains links to external websites that we cannot guarantee are up-to-date, secure and/or confidential; use of those links are at your own risk, and we do not make any warranty or promise regarding those websites or their privacy practices.

Children Under the Age of 13:
The uSafeUS app is not intended for children under 13 years of age, and we do not knowingly collect PII from children under 13. If we learn we have collected or received PII from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at prevention.innovations@unh.edu

Changes to this privacy policy and notification:
We will update this policy if our data collection practices are changed. If we make any changes pertaining to our collection, retention, use or sharing of PII, we will make the update available upon login to the uSafeUS app. The most up-to-date version of this policy is located on our website.

Contact information:
Any questions about this privacy policy should be addressed to prevention.innovations@unh.edu

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