Terms of Use

Last Modified: 03/18/2013

Welcome to the ScholarshipExperts.com™ website!

This website is provided by EDPlus Holdings, LLC, an Oregon limited liability company (“EducationPlus”", “we” or “us”). This website is a member of the EducationPlus network, which includes WiseChoice.com™, CampusDiscovery.com™, eStudentLoan.com™, and EducationPlus.com™.

Acceptance of the Terms of Use

The following terms and conditions, together with any documents they expressly incorporate by reference (collectively, these “Terms of Use”), govern your access to and use of www.scholarshipexperts.com (including sams.scholarshipexperts.com), including any content, functionality and services offered on or through this website (this “Website”), whether as a guest or a registered user.

“You” and “your” refer to you, as a user of this Website. A “user” is someone who accesses, browses or otherwise uses this Website.

Please read the Terms of Use carefully before you start to use this Website. By using this Website, you accept and agree to be bound and abide by these Terms of Use; if you do not agree, do not access or use this Website.

This Website is a general audience site. We do not direct this Website or any of its content to users who are less than 13 years old. You must be at least 18 years old to use this Website, or you must be at least 13 years old and be using this Website with approval of, and under the supervision of your parent or legal guardian. If you are under 18 years old, be sure to get your parents or legal guardian to review and discuss these Terms of Use with you.

This Website also is only intended for use by residents of the United States or any of its territories or possessions. By using this Website, you are confirming that you meet all of the above requirements. If you do not meet all of these requirements, do not access or use this Website.

Please be advised that certain features on this Website are subject to additional terms and conditions (e.g., scholarship awards sponsored by us). In the event you wish to access or use those features, you will be prompted to review and accept those additional terms and conditions prior to your access or use.

Changes to the Terms of Use

We may revise and update these Terms of Use from time to time in our sole discretion. All changes are effective immediately when we post them, and apply to all access to and use of the Website from that point going forward.

Your continued use of this Website following the posting of revised Terms of Use means that you accept and agree to the changes. You are expected to check this page each time you access this Website so you are aware of any changes, as they are binding on you.

Accessing this Website,
Your Information and Account Security

To the extent not prohibited by law and except as otherwise provided in any applicable additional terms and conditions, which may govern certain features of this Website, we reserve the right to withdraw or change this Website, any part of this Website, and any service or material we provide on this Website, temporarily or permanently, in our sole discretion without notice to you. We will not be liable if for any reason all or any part of this Website is unavailable at any time or for any period. From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of this Website, or the entire Website, to users, including registered users.

You are responsible for:

  • Making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to this Website; and
  • Ensuring that all persons who access this Website through your Internet connection are aware of these Terms of Use and comply with them.

To access this Website or some of the resources it offers, you may be asked to provide EducationPlus with information about yourself. It is a condition of your use of this Website that all the information you provide on this Website is correct, current and complete. You may not impersonate someone else, create or use an account for anyone other than yourself, provide an email address other than your own, or create multiple accounts. You agree that EducationPlus’s collection, use and disclosure of any information you provide about yourself is governed by these Terms of Use and EducationPlus’s Privacy Policy, which is incorporated in these Terms of Use by this reference.

If you choose, or are provided with, a user name, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential, and you must not disclose it to any other person or entity. You also acknowledge that your account is personal to you and agree not to provide any other person with access to this Website or portions of it using your user name, password or other security information. You agree to notify us immediately of any unauthorized access to or use of your user name or password or any other breach of security. You also agree to ensure that you log out your account at the end of each session. You should use particular caution when accessing your account from a public or shared computer so that others are not able to view or record your password or other personal information. If contrary to these Terms of Use, you allow another person to use or access this Website under your account, you agree that you will be legally bound by the actions taken and the agreements made by such person under your account. You further agree that we may enforce such agreements or actions against you, whether made or undertaken by you directly, or by someone else with your account information and password.

We have the right to disable any user name, password or other identifier, whether chosen by you or provided by us, at any time in our sole discretion for any or no reason, including if, in our opinion, you have violated any provision of these Terms of Use.

Our Intellectual Property Rights

Except as otherwise provided in these Terms of Use, this Website and its entire contents, features and functionality (including but not limited to all information, software, text, displays, images, video and audio, and the design, selection and arrangement thereof), are owned by EducationPlus, 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.

Unless you are an education professional, or college or university (each, an “Education Professional”), these Terms of Use permit you to use this Website only for your personal purposes. If you are an Education Professional, these Terms of Use permit you to use this Website for the limited business purpose of allowing your students to set up user accounts for this Website and supplementing or supporting your ongoing college counseling activities, unless otherwise provided in any separate agreement between you or your associated institution, school, college or university and EducationPlus.

You must not reproduce, distribute, modify, create derivative works of, publicly display, publicly perform, republish, download, store or transmit any of the material on our Website, except as follows:

  • Your computer may temporarily store copies of such materials in RAM incidental to your accessing and viewing those materials.
  • You may store files that are automatically cached by your Web browser for display enhancement purposes.
  • You may print or download, as applicable, one copy of a reasonable number of pages of this Website for your own personal, non-commercial use and not for further reproduction, publication or distribution.
  • If we provide 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 our end user license agreement for such applications.
  • If we provide social media features with certain content, you make take such actions as are enabled by such features.

You must not:

  • Modify copies of any materials from this site.
  • Use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from the accompanying text.
  • Delete or alter any copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights notices from copies of materials from this site.

You must not access or use for any commercial purposes any part of this Website or any services or materials available through this Website, unless you are an Education Professional who has the express written permission of EducationPlus.

We make some of the content on this Website available through Real Simple Syndication (“RSS”) feeds. You may access these feeds in order to display this feed content on your personal computer or application, only if (1) your use of the feeds is for personal use only, (2) your display of the feed links back to the relevant pages of this Website and attributes EducationPlus as the source of the feed content, (3) your use or display of the feed content does not suggest that EducationPlus or any of its affiliates promotes or endorses any third-party causes, ideas, products or services, or websites including your website, (4) you do not redistribute the feed content in any way or form, and (5) your use of the feeds does not overburden EducationPlus’s systems. We reserve all rights in the feed content and may terminate the feeds or use of the feeds at any time.

If you wish to make any use of material on this Website other than that set out in this section, please address your request to: info@scholarshipexperts.com.

If you print, copy, modify, download or otherwise use or provide any other person with access to any part of this Website in breach of the Terms of Use, your right to use this Website will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made. No right, title or interest in or to this Website or any content on this Website is transferred to you, and all rights not expressly granted are reserved by EducationPlus. Any use of this Website not expressly permitted by these Terms of Use is a breach of these Terms of Use and may violate copyright, trademark and other laws.

Our Trademarks

The ScholarshipExperts and EducationPlus names, the term “ScholarshipExperts.com” and the ScholarshipExperts and EducationPlus logos and all related names, logos, product and service names, designs and slogans are trademarks of EducationPlus or its affiliates or licensors. You must not use such marks without the prior written permission of EducationPlus. All other names, logos, product and service names, designs and slogans on this Website are the trademarks of their respective owners.

Prohibited Uses

You may use this Website only for lawful purposes and in accordance with these Terms of Use. You agree not to use this Website:

  • In any way that violates any applicable federal, state, local or international law or regulation (including, without limitation, any laws regarding the export of data or software to and from the United States or other countries).
  • For the purpose of exploiting, harming or attempting to exploit or harm minors in any way by exposing them to inappropriate content or soliciting them to submit their personal information or inappropriate content.
  • To send, knowingly receive, upload, download, use or re-use any material which does not comply with the Content Standards set forth in these Terms.
  • To transmit, or procure the sending of, any advertising or promotional material, including any “junk mail”, “chain letter” or “spam” or any other similar solicitation.
  • To impersonate or attempt to impersonate EducationPlus, an EducationPlus employee, another user or any other person or entity (including, without limitation, by using e-mail addresses or screen names associated with any of the foregoing).
  • To engage in any other conduct that restricts or inhibits anyone’s use or enjoyment of this Website, or which, as determined by us, may harm us or users of this Website or expose them to liability.

Additionally, you agree not to:

  • Use this Website in any manner that could disable, overburden, damage, or impair this Website or interfere with any other party’s use of this Website, including their ability to engage in real time activities through this Website.
  • Use any robot, spider or other automatic device, process or means to access this Website for any purpose, including monitoring or copying any of the material on this Website.
  • Use any manual process to monitor or copy any of the material on this Website or for any other unauthorized purpose without our prior written consent.
  • Reverse engineer any portion of this Website.
  • Record, process, or mine information about other users of this Website.
  • Access, retrieve or index any portion of this Website for purposes of constructing or populating a separate database of user review or survey content.
  • Use any device, software or routine that interferes with the proper working of this Website.
  • Introduce any viruses, trojan horses, worms, logic bombs or other material to this Website which is malicious or technologically harmful.
  • Attempt to gain unauthorized access to, interfere with, damage or disrupt any parts of this Website, the server on which this Website is stored, or any server, computer or database connected to this Website.
  • Attack this Website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of-service attack.
  • Otherwise attempt to interfere with the proper working of this Website.

Your User Contributions

This Website may contain message boards, comment features, review or survey features, personal profiles, message features, invitation features, forums, bulletin boards and other interactive features (collectively, “Interactive Services”) that allow users to post, submit, publish, display or transmit to other users or other persons (hereinafter, “Post”) content or materials (collectively, “User Contributions”) on or through this Website.

You alone are responsible for your User Contributions, and once Posted, they cannot always be withdrawn or retracted. All User Contributions must comply with the Content Standards set forth in these Terms of Use.

You understand and acknowledge that you assume all risks associated with any User Contributions you Post, including its legality, it appropriateness, its effect on any third-party rights, anyone’s reliance on its quality, accuracy, or reliability, or any disclosure by you of information in your User Contributions that makes you personally identifiable.

You represent and warrant that you own or have the necessary permissions to use and authorize the use of your User Contributions as described in these Terms of Use, and that all of your User Contributions do and will comply with these Terms of Use. You may not state or imply that any of your User Contributions is in any way sponsored or endorsed by EducationPlus.

We may use any of your User Contributions in a number of different ways, including publicly displaying it or portions of it, reformatting it, creating derivative works from it, promoting it, incorporating it into advertisements or using it in conjunction with advertisements, and allowing other third-party partners, including Education Professionals, to do the same in connection with their own websites and media platforms. Accordingly, for any User Contributions you Post, including any content or materials covered by intellectual property rights, proprietary rights, publicity rights, or privacy rights, you hereby irrevocably grant us world-wide, perpetual, non-exclusive, royalty-free, assignable, sub-licensable, transferable rights to use your User Contributions for any purpose. Please note that you also irrevocably grant the users of this Website the right to access your User Contributions in connection with their use of this Website.

If EducationPlus or its licensees uses your User Contributions in any way, including for any advertisements or marketing purposes, you understand that you are not entitled to any compensation for such use, and the manner, mode and extent of such use are subject to change without specific notice to you. We have no obligation to retain or provide you with copies of your User Contributions nor do we guarantee any confidentiality with respect to your User Contributions.

Monitoring and Enforcement; Termination

We have the right to:

  • Remove or refuse to post any User Contributions for any or no reason in our sole discretion.
  • Take any action with respect to any User Contribution that we deem necessary or appropriate in our sole discretion, including if we believe that such User Contribution violates these Terms of Use, including the Content Standards, infringes any intellectual property right or other right of any person or entity, threatens the personal safety of users of this Website or the public or could create liability for EducationPlus.
  • Take appropriate legal action, including without limitation, referral to law enforcement, for any illegal or unauthorized use of this Website.
  • Except as otherwise provided in these Terms of Use, terminate or suspend your access to all or part of this Website for any or no reason, including without limitation, any violation of these Terms of Use.

Without limiting the foregoing, we have the right to fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing us to disclose the identity or other information of anyone posting any materials on or through this Website. YOU WAIVE AND HOLD HARMLESS EDUCATIONPLUS AND ITS AFFILIATES, LICENSEES AND SERVICE PROVIDERS FROM ANY CLAIMS RESULTING FROM ANY ACTION TAKEN BY ANY OF THE FOREGOING PARTIES DURING OR AS A RESULT OF INVESTIGATIONS BY EITHER SUCH PARTIES OR LAW ENFORCEMENT AUTHORITIES.

We do not undertake to review all material before it is posted on this Website. We are under no obligation to enforce these Terms of Use on your behalf against another user. While we encourage you to notify us if you believe another user has violated these Terms of Use, we reserve the right to investigate and take appropriate action at our sole discretion. 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.

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 federal, state, local and international laws and regulations. Without limiting the foregoing, User Contributions must not:

  • Contain any material which is defamatory, obscene, indecent, abusive, offensive, harassing, violent, hateful, inflammatory or otherwise objectionable.
  • Promote sexually explicit or pornographic material, violence, or discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age.
  • Infringe any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other intellectual property or other rights of any other person.
  • Violate the legal rights (including the rights of publicity and privacy) of others or contain any material that could give rise to any civil or criminal liability under applicable laws or regulations or that otherwise may be in conflict with these Terms of Use and our Privacy Policy .
  • Publicize other people’s private information, photographs, or full names or other personally identifying information.
  • Be likely to deceive any person.
  • 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, such as contests, sweepstakes and other sales promotions, barter or advertising.
  • Give the impression that they emanate from or are endorsed by us or any other person or entity, if this is not the case.
  • Promote a business or other commercial venture or event, or otherwise use this Website for commercial purposes, except as expressly permitted by EducationPlus.

Copyright and Trademark Infringement Policy

If you believe that any User Contributions violate your copyright or trademark rights, please see our Infringement Policy for instructions on sending us notice of the infringement.

Reliance on this Website

The content, information and all services and products presented on or associated with this Website are provided to you on an “as-is” and “as available” basis. EducationPlus makes no representation or warranties of any kind, express or implied, as to the operation of this Website or the information, content, materials, products or services included on or associated with this Website. You expressly agree that your reliance on any information on this Website and your use of this Website and all products and services included on or associated with this Website are at your sole risk. We disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance you place on this Website and the contents, information, services or products included on or associated with this Website.

This Website includes content provided by third parties, including materials provided by other users, bloggers and third-party licensors, syndicators, aggregators and/or reporting services. All statements and/or opinions expressed in these materials, and all articles and responses to questions and other content, other than the content provided by EducationPlus, are solely the opinions and the responsibility of the person or entity providing those materials. These materials do not necessarily reflect the opinion of EducationPlus. We are not responsible, or liable to you or any third party, for the content or accuracy of any materials provided by any third parties.

You are responsible for your own financial decisions. Through this Website, you may find third-party service providers, such as financial institutions, creditors and/or lenders (“Financial Service Providers”), from which you can seek financial advice, related information, or financial products or services. EducationPlus does not endorse or recommend the products or services of any Financial Service Provider, and is not an agent or advisor to you or any Financial Service Provider; however, in some cases, EducationPlus may be affiliated or have joint marketing relationships with certain Financial Service Providers that can be found through this Website. In these cases, EducationPlus endeavors to clearly disclose EducationPlus’s connection to these Financial Service Providers. Generally, EducationPlus does not validate or investigate the licensing, certification or other requirements and qualifications of Financial Service Providers. It is your responsibility to investigate Financial Service Providers. You acknowledge and agree that Financial Service Providers are solely responsible for any services or products that they may provide to you, and that EducationPlus shall not be liable for any losses, costs, damages or claims in connection with or arising out of your use of a Financial Service Provider’s products or services.

You acknowledge and agree that EducationPlus is not a financial institution or a Financial Service Provider. EducationPlus does not issue or offer loans, credit, insurance or any other financial products. EducationPlus does not provide investment advice, tax preparation, or debt collection. EducationPlus does not make any credit or lending decisions with any Financial Service Provider referred to you or contacted by you through this Website. Rather, EducationPlus, through this Website, may help you connect with Financial Service Providers based on information and requests received from you, and provide you with general information and basic calculation tools to help educate your decisions about how to finance your college education.

EducationPlus does not make any representations or warranties regarding the quotes, fees, terms, rates, or services offered or made by any Financial Service Providers. EducationPlus also does not guarantee that such quotes, fees, terms, rates, or services are the best that are available.

Scholarships, Financial Aid, and Admissions

Your use of this Website, including your submission of any applications, profiles or other forms, DOES NOT necessarily qualify you for: (1) any scholarships or awards; (2) any financial aid; (3) any loans or credit; or (4) any admission to schools, universities, or educational institutions. With the exception of any EducationPlus sponsored scholarships, your eligibility and qualifications will be determined by the applicable scholarship provider, educational institution, financial institution or governmental agency. If you apply for a EducationPlus sponsored scholarship, EducationPlus will determine your eligibility and evaluate your application and qualifications in accordance with the official rules for that particular scholarship.

Fees and Payments

We do not charge a fee for your access and use of this Website. However, in the future, EducationPlus may choose to charge fees for certain premium features and services, but we will notify you of those changes on this Website when we begin offering any other features and services for a fee.

Linking to this Website and Social Media

You may link to our homepage, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not violate these Terms of Use or 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 without our express written consent.

This Website may provide certain social media features that enable you to:

  • Link from your own or certain third-party websites to certain content on this Website.
  • Send e-mails or other communications with certain content, or links to certain content, on this Website.
  • Cause limited portions of content on this Website to be displayed or appear to be displayed on your own or certain third-party websites.

You may use these features solely as they are provided by us, solely with respect to the content they are displayed with, and otherwise in accordance with any additional terms and conditions we provide with respect to such features. Subject to the foregoing, you must not:

  • Establish a link from any website that is not owned by you.
  • Cause this Website or portions of this Website to be displayed, or appear to be displayed by, for example, framing, deep linking or in-line linking, on any other website.
  • Link to any part of this Website other than the homepage.
  • Otherwise take any action with respect to the materials on this Website that is inconsistent with any other provision of these Terms of Use.

We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. We also may disable all or any social media features and any links at any time without notice in our discretion.

This Website contains links to other websites and resources provided by third parties, and these links are provided for your convenience only. This includes links contained in advertisements, banner advertisements and sponsored links. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them. If you decide to access any of those third party websites linked to this Website, you do so entirely at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use for those websites.

Mobile Devices

If EducationPlus provides a specially formatted version of this Website or other aspects or features of this Website through an application for your mobile device, please be aware that your mobile network carrier’s or wireless carrier’s normal rates and fees may apply and that these Terms of Use and additional terms and conditions for the mobile application apply to your use of such mobile application.

Geographic Restrictions

The owner of this Website is based in the state of Oregon in the United States. We provide this Website for use only by persons located in the United States. We make no claims that this Website or any of its content is accessible or appropriate outside of the United States. Access to this Website may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries. If you access this Website from outside the United States, you do so on your own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.

Electronic Communications

When you visit this Website or send e-mail to us, you are communicating with EducationPlus electronically. You consent to receive communications from EducationPlus electronically. Although EducationPlus may choose to communicate with you by regular mail, EducationPlus may also choose to communicate with you by e-mail or by posting notices on this Website. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that EducationPlus provides to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communication be in writing.

Disclaimer of Warranties

You understand that we cannot and do not guarantee or warrant that files available for downloading from the Internet or this Website will be free of viruses or other destructive code. You are responsible for implementing sufficient procedures and checkpoints to satisfy your particular requirements for anti-virus protection and accuracy of data input and output, and for maintaining a means external to this Website for any reconstruction of any lost data. WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE CAUSED BY A DISTRIBUTED DENIAL-OF-SERVICE ATTACK, VIRUSES OR OTHER TECHNOLOGICALLY HARMFUL MATERIAL THAT MAY INFECT YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT, COMPUTER PROGRAMS, DATA OR OTHER PROPRIETARY MATERIAL DUE TO YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THIS WEBSITE OR TO YOUR DOWNLOADING OF ANY MATERIAL POSTED ON IT, OR ON ANY WEBSITE LINKED TO IT.

YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE, ITS CONTENT AND ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THIS WEBSITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. THIS WEBSITE, ITS CONTENT AND ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THIS WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS, WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. NEITHER EDUCATIONPLUS NOR ANY PERSON ASSOCIATED WITH EDUCATIONPLUS MAKES ANY WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION WITH RESPECT TO THE COMPLETENESS, SECURITY, RELIABILITY, QUALITY, ACCURACY OR AVAILABILITY OF THIS WEBSITE. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, NEITHER EDUCATIONPLUS NOR ANYONE ASSOCIATED WITH EDUCATIONPLUS REPRESENTS OR WARRANTS THAT THIS WEBSITE, ITS CONTENT OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THIS WEBSITE WILL BE ACCURATE, RELIABLE, ERROR-FREE OR UNINTERRUPTED, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, THAT THIS WEBSITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS OR THAT THIS WEBSITE OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THIS WEBSITE WILL OTHERWISE MEET YOUR NEEDS OR EXPECTATIONS.

EDUCATIONPLUS 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.

YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOUR SUBMISSION OF ANY INFORMATION TO US IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. EDUCATIONPLUS DOES NOT ASSUME ANY LIABILITY TO YOU WITH REGARD TO ANY LOSS OR LIABILITY RELATING TO SUCH INFORMATION IN ANY WAY.

YOU UNDERSTAND THAT YOU MAY ENCOUNTER OFFENSIVE, INDECENT OR OTHER OBJECTIONABLE CONTENT WHEN USING THIS WEBSITE. EDUCATIONPLUS WILL HAVE NO LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ANY SUCH CONTENT.

SOME OF THE CONTENT, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS WEBSITE MAY INCLUDE MATERIALS THAT BELONG TO THIRD PARTIES. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT EDUCATIONPLUS ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR SUCH CONTENT, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES.

THE FOREGOING DOES NOT AFFECT ANY WARRANTIES WHICH CANNOT BE EXCLUDED OR LIMITED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.

Limitation on Liability

IN NO EVENT WILL EDUCATIONPLUS, ITS AFFILIATES OR THEIR RESPECTIVE LICENSORS, SERVICE PROVIDERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OFFICERS OR DIRECTORS BE LIABLE FOR INDIRECT, GENERAL, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY OR OTHER DAMAGES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR PERSONAL INJURY, PAIN AND SUFFERING, EMOTIONAL DISTRESS, LOSS OF PROFITS OR ANTICIPATED SAVINGS, LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF GOODWILL, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, CORRUPTION OF FILES, LOSS OF BUSINESS INFORMATION OR ANY OTHER PECUNIARY LOSS), UNDER ANY LEGAL THEORY WHETHER CAUSED BY TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), BREACH OF CONTRACT OR OTHERWISE), ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE, OR INABILITY TO USE, THIS WEBSITE, ANY WEBSITES LINKED TO IT, ANY CONTENT ON THIS WEBSITE OR SUCH OTHER WEBSITES OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THIS WEBSITE OR SUCH OTHER WEBSITES, EVEN IF FORESEEABLE AND EVEN IF EDUCATIONPLUS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSIONS AND LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

EDUCATIONPLUS’S ENTIRE LIABILITY AND YOUR EXCLUSIVE REMEDY UNDER THESE TERMS OF USE WILL BE LIMITED TO U.S. $1.00

Indemnification

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless EducationPlus, its affiliates, licensors and service providers, and its and their respective officers, directors, employees, contractors, agents, licensors, suppliers, successors and assigns from and against any claims, liabilities, damages, judgments, awards, losses, costs, expenses or fees (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) arising out of or relating to your violation of these Terms of Use or your use of this Website, including, but not limited to, your User Contributions, any use of this Website’s content, services and products other than as expressly authorized in these Terms of Use or your use of any information obtained from this Website.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction

All matters relating to this Website and these Terms of Use and any dispute or claim arising therefrom or related thereto (in each case, including non-contractual disputes or claims), shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the internal laws of the State of Oregon without giving effect to any choice or conflict of law provision or rule (whether of the State of Oregon or any other jurisdiction).

Any legal suit, action or proceeding arising out of, or related to, these Terms of Use or this Website shall be instituted exclusively in the federal courts of the United States or the courts of the State of Oregon in each case located in the City of Portland and County of Multnomah, Oregon. You waive any and all objections to the exercise of jurisdiction over you by such courts and to venue in such courts.

Limitation on Time to File Claims

ANY CAUSE OF ACTION OR CLAIM YOU MAY HAVE ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THESE TERMS OF USE OR THIS WEBSITE MUST BE COMMENCED WITHIN ONE (1) YEAR AFTER THE CAUSE OF ACTION ACCRUES, OTHERWISE, SUCH CAUSE OF ACTION OR CLAIM IS PERMANENTLY BARRED.

Waiver and Severability

No waiver by EducationPlus of any term or condition set forth in these Terms of Use shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or condition or a waiver of any other term or condition, and any failure of EducationPlus to assert a right or provision under these Terms of Use shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.

If any provision of these Terms of Use is held by a court or other tribunal of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable for any reason, such provision shall be eliminated or limited to the minimum extent such that the remaining provisions of the Terms of Use will continue in full force and effect.

Miscellaneous

Data presented in several sections of this website is copyrighted material under license to Wintergreen Orchard House, a division of Alloy Education, and which is reproduced on this website by permission of Wintergreen Orchard House. Copyright © 2008-2013 by Wintergreen Orchard House. All rights reserved.

Data presented in sections of this website is in the public domain for use without specific permission by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, a Federal government agency.

Data presented in sections of this website is trademarked material from the O*NET database utilizing version 16.0. O*NET™ is a trademark of the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration.

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Comments or Concerns

If you have questions, comments, concerns or feedback regarding these Terms of Use or this Website, please contact EducationPlus via any of the methods set forth below:

  • Via regular mail:
    EDPlus Holdings, LLC/ScholarshipExperts.com
    3020 Hartley Road, STE 220
    Jacksonville, FL 32257
  • Via e-mail: info@scholarshipexperts.com