Terms of Service

last revised February 1, 2016

Any participation in the services provided through www.alumnifunds.org (“Alumni Funds Corporation”, “Alumni Funds”, “we”, “us”, and/or “our”) consitutes acceptance of the following Terms of Service, and other policies and terms posted on the website, including, but not limited to, the Privacy Policy, located at www.alumnifunds.org/privacy. All such terms are hereby incorporated by reference into these Terms of Service.

We reserve the right to update or modify portions of these Terms at any time. If we do this, the changes will be posted on this page and the top of the page will indication the most recent date of revision.

Description of Services: The services of Alumni Funds are offered as a platform to users, which may include Scholarship Funders, Scholarship Seekers, and Scholarship Recipients, among other users, such as those who share the available scholarship with interested parties.

Among other features, the services of Alumni Funds are primarily designed to allow a group of former participants in performing arts activities to join together in funding significant scholarships for current participants in performing arts activities.

The service is provided only as a platform, and Alumni Funds is not a broker, financial institution, or creditor.. The services are re an administrative platform only, and are only intended to facilitate the organization of Scholarship Funders to fund fees for participants in the performing arts, as well as provide a centralized location to solicit applicants for scholarships and advise on the selection of Scholarship Recipients. Alumni Funds will administer the transfer of scholarship funds directly to the performing arts organization in the name of the Scholarship Recipient. Alumni Funds is not party to any agreement between Scholarship Funders and Scholarship Recipients, and has no control over the conduct of any Scholarship Funder or Scholarship Recipient, and hereby disclaims all liability in this regard.

Scholarship Funders, Scholarship Applicants, and Scholarship Recipients represent, warrant, and covenant that all information provided is accurate, complete, and not otherwise designed to mislead, defraud, or deceive any user or Alumni Funds. We reserve the right to provide information to law enforcement or to assist in any investigation is fraud is suspected.

Alumni Funds reserves the right to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the services with or without notice. You agree that Alumni Funds will not be liable for any modification, suspension, or discontinuance of the services.

Fees: All scholarship contributions are subject to the following fees:

Registration: Certain features of the services are only available to registered users. If you choose to register to access these features, you agree to provide and maintain true, accurate, current, and complete information about yourself as required in the registration form.

Scholarship Funders and Scholarship Seekers must register using their true identities. Individuals under thirteen (13) years of age are not authorized to use the services of Alumni Funds, with or without registering. Individuals under eighteen (18) years of age are only authorized to use the services of Alumni Funds, with or without registering, with the approval of a parent or guardian. Use of the services by individuals under eighteen (18) years of age implies receipt of such approval.

Registered users are responsible for maintaining confidentiality of their password and account, and are fully responsible for any and all activities occurring in their account. Any unauthorized use or other breach of security of your account must be reported immediately to Alumni Funds. Alumni Funds is not liable for any loss or damage arising from improper usage or your account, or for failure to sign out at the end of each session.

Alumni Funds may establish general practices and limits, including, but not limited to, the maximum amount of time that data and content will be retained by the services. Alumni Funds has no responsibility or liability for the deletion or failure to store any data or content. Alumni Funds reserves the right to terminate accounts of scholarships inactive for an extended period of time, provided that a reasonable effort is made to give reasonable notice. Any remaining scholarship funds will be returned to the Scholarship Funders, less any applicable fees, as described in the Fees section.

Content and Usage: Registered users of the services, including Scholarship Funders, Scholarship Seekers, and Scholarship Recipients, are solely responsible for their use of the services, including information provided in their accounts and descriptions of their scholarships such as video, images, text, music, sound, photographs, graphics, slogans, and other materials (“content”) uploaded, posted, published, displayed, transmitted, or otherwise used in accessing the services of Alumni Funds.

By providing any content to be used in a scholarship or account, you represent and warrant that you have all necessary rights and consents to (and to allow others to) fully exploit such content, including, but not limited to, all copyrights, trademark rights, and rights of publicity or privacy. By uploading any content, you hereby grant and will grant Alumni Funds a nonexclusive, worldwide, royalty free, fully paid up, transferable, sublicensable, perpetual, irrevocable license to copy, display, upload, perform, distribute, store, modify and otherwise use your User Content in connection with the operation of the services or the promotion, advertising, or marketing thereof, in any form, medium, or technology now known or later developed.

Without limiting the foregoing, if any content contains your name, image or likeness, you hereby release and hold harmless Alumni Funds from all claims for invasion of privacy, publicity, or libel, or other claims for any use or exploitation of your name, image, or likeness. You waive any right to inspect or approve any use of your content. If any person other than you appears in your content, you represent and warrant that you have secured all necessary permissions, waivers, licenses, and releases in a manner fully consistent as set forth above. You further acknowledge that your participation in the services and submission of content is voluntary, and that you will not receive compensation of any type associated with the licenses, waivers, and releases set forth herein.

Scholarship information may be made public through search engines such as Google or Bing. Please see our Privacy Policy at www.alumnifunds.org/privacy for more information on the ways that we may collect, use, store, share, and display certain information about you or your use of our services.

User Behavior: Alumni Funds reserves the right to investigate any user of the services by engaging any public or private organizations, and to take appropriate action against anyone who we have reason to believe (in our sole discretion) violates any of the terms or spirit of these Terms of Service or any law. Alumni Funds reserves the right to suspend or terminate the accounts of anyone in violation of these Terms of Services or any law, to report to any applicable authorities, or to take appropriate legal action.

Alumni Funds reserves the right to place holds on any account if there is reason to believe (in our sole discretion) that any provided information is false, misleading, fraudulent, or if the account has violated these Terms of Service, or if required under applicable laws and regulations. Any questions about accounts should be sent to info@alumnifunds.org.

Alumni Funds will not be liable in any way for any content or materials of any third parties (including Scholarship Seekers, Scholarship Recipients, or Scholarship Funders) including, but not limited to, any errors or omissions in any content, or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of any use of content. Alumni Funds is not responsible for this content and has no obligation, but reserves the right to refuse or remove any content at their sole discretion, if there is any reason to believe it is not compliant with the Terms of Service or determines to be otherwise objectionable.

Indemnity and Release: You agree to release, indemnify, and hold Alumni Funds and its affiliates, officers, employees, directors, and agents harmless from any losses, damages, expenses, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, rights, claims, actions of any kind and injury (including death) arising out of or relating to your use of the services, any content, connection, violation of the Terms of Service, or your violation of any rights of another.

Disclaimer of Warranties: Your use of the services of Alumni Funds is at your sole risk. The services are provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis. Alumni Funds and its affiliates expressly disclaim all warranties of any kind, whether express, implied, or statutory.

Most user concerns can be resolved quickly and to the user’s satisfaction by emailing Alumni Funds at info@alumnifunds.org.

User Disputes: Users of the services of Alumni Funds are solely responsible for interactions with any other users in connection with the services, including, but not limited to, any events that transpire after the transfer of scholarship funds. Alumni Funds has no liability or responsibility in this respect. Alumni Funds reserves the right, but is under no obligation to, become involved in any dispute between any users of the services.