Terms and Conditions of Use

Updated December 12, 2015

The following terms and conditions (the “Terms and Conditions”) govern your use of this blog, and any content made available from or through this blog, located at http://blog.prepreview.com, including any subdomains thereof (the “Blog” and or the "Site").

This Blog and its contents are made available by Prep Review, Prep Review LLC, (collectively referred to in this Terms and Conditions as “we,” “us,” “our” or other similar pronouns). We may change the Terms and Conditions from time to time, at any time, by posting such changes on the Blog, and which changes will be effective when posted.

BY SUBMITTING MATERIALS TO THE BLOG, YOU ACCEPT AND AGREE TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS AS POSTED AND AS APPLIED TO YOUR USE OF THE BLOG. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, YOU MAY NOT ACCESS OR OTHERWISE USE THIS BLOG.

General Terms. Everyone is welcome to submit comments to our Blog. You understand that the Blog posts and the comments to such Blog posts (whether provided by us, our agents or bloggers, or by users) do not constitute educational advice or recommendation of any kind, and you should not rely on any information contained in such posts to replace consultations with qualified professionals to meet your individual needs. The opinions and other information contained in the Blog posts and comments do not necessarily reflect the opinions or positions of Prep Review LLC.

No Spam Policy. User acknowledges and agrees that any unauthorized use of Prep Review’s computer systems (e.g., unsolicited email advertisements) is a violation of this Agreement and certain federal and state laws, including without limitation the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (18 U.S.C. § 1030 et seq.). Such violations may subject the User or its agents to civil and criminal penalties.

Restrictions on Conduct. Additionally, User shall not:

  • contact anyone who has asked not to be contacted;
  • "stalk" or otherwise harass anyone;
  • collect personal data about other users for commercial or unlawful purposes;
  • use automated means, including spiders, robots, crawlers, data mining tools, or the like to download data from the Site - exception is made for internet search engines (e.g. Google) and non-commercial public archives (e.g. archive.org) that comply with our robots.txt file;
  • post non-local or otherwise irrelevant Content, repeatedly post the same or similar Content or otherwise impose an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on the Site’s infrastructure; or
  • attempt to gain unauthorized access to blog.prepreview.com's computer systems or engage in any activity that disrupts, diminishes the quality of, interferes with the performance of, or impairs the functionality of, the Service or the Site.

SUBMITTED MATERIALS
By submitting or sending Submitted Materials to us, you: (i) represent and warrant that the Submitted Materials (in whole or in part) are original to you, that no other party has any rights thereto, and that any “moral rights” in such Submitted Materials have been waived, and (ii) you grant us a royalty-free, unrestricted, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive and fully transferable, assignable and sub-licensable right and license to use, copy, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display such material (in whole or part) and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed. By posting material on our Blog, you are also giving us the right to use such content for promotional and marketing purposes.

PROPRIETARY RIGHTS
Subject to the provisions of 'Submitted Materials', as between you and us, we own, solely and exclusively, all rights title and interest in and to the Blog, the code, data and materials thereon, and the look and feel, design, compilation and organization of the Blog and the content, code, data and materials thereon, including, but not limited to, any copyrights, trademark rights, patent rights, database rights, moral rights, sui generis rights and other intellectual property and proprietary rights therein. Your use of the Blog does not grant you ownership of any content, code, data or materials you may access on or through the Blog. You may duplicate and reference limited portions of the Blog for “classroom use” only, on the condition that you provide appropriate attribution and/or links back to this Blog. In doing so, you may not remove or alter any RSS feed, internal text link, trademark, watermark, copyright, or other proprietary notice. For duplications and references in print, Blog content must appear unedited and at the top of each section that displays such Blog content, however, hyperlinks may be replaced with full URLs. Images from the Blog must not be used in print without obtaining the appropriate copyright clearances. A www.PrepReview.com link must appear prominently at the top of each Web page displaying blog.prepreview.com content, as permitted by this section.

USER CONTENT
You agree that, while using this Blog, you will not upload, post or transmit to or distribute or otherwise publish through the Blog any materials that: (a) are protected by copyright, or other proprietary or intellectual property right, without first obtaining permission from the proprietary or intellectual property rights holder; (b) are unlawful, threatening, harassing, profane, tortuous, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, deceptive, fraudulent, contain explicit or graphic descriptions or accounts of sexual acts (including but not limited to sexual language of a violent or threatening nature directed at another individual or group of individuals), invasive of another’s privacy or hateful, (c) constitute or encourage conduct that would constitute a criminal offense or give rise to civil liability, or (d) contain a virus, spyware, or other harmful component, advertising of any kind, or false or misleading indications of origin or statements of fact. It is important to remember that comments submitted to a blog may be recorded and stored in multiple places, both on our Blog and elsewhere on the Internet. Accordingly, you should be careful not to disclose any sensitive, personal, proprietary or confidential information, about yourself or others, in your comments to our Blog posts.

USER CONDUCT
You also agree that you will not: (a) impersonate any person or entity or misrepresent your affiliation with any person or entity; (b) upload, post, publish, transmit, reproduce, distribute or in any way exploit any information or other material obtained through the Blog for commercial purposes (other than as expressly permitted by the provider of such information or other material); (c) offer to buy or sell any product or service on or through your comments submitted to our Blog; (d) engage in spamming, flooding, harvesting of email addresses or other personal information, spidering, “screen scraping,” “database scraping,” or any other activity with the purpose of obtaining lists of users, contact information or other information, or send chain letters or pyramid schemes via the Blog; or (e) obtain or attempt to obtain unauthorized access to other computer systems, materials or information through any means. You agree that you will not use the Blog in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Blog or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the Blog. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the Blog.

LINKS FROM AND TO THE BLOG
You acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible for the materials or information provided by Web sites to which you may link from the Blog (“Linked Sites”). Links to Linked Sites do not constitute an endorsement by or association with Prep Review of such sites or the content, products, advertising or other materials presented thereon. Any use of or reliance on the contents of such Linked Sites is done at your own risk, and you assume all responsibilities and consequences resulting from such reliance or use.

CONTENT MONITORING
We reserve the right (but have no obligation) to monitor any content and materials submitted to the Blog. We reserve the right to decline to accept, edit, delete or remove any content or materials which you may submit to our Blog, at any time, for any or no reason. Prep Review shall in no event have any responsibility or liability for the content or materials that you may submit to this Blog, or for any claims, damages, or losses resulting from their use or appearance on this Blog.

INDEMNIFICATION
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold Prep Review and any member of Prep Review LLC, and their directors, officers, employees and agents, harmless from any and all claims, liabilities, costs and expenses, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, arising in any way from your use of the Blog, your placement or transmission of any content, information or other materials through the Blog, or your breach or violation of the law or of these Terms and Conditions.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
THE BLOG AND ALL OF ITS SERVICES, CONTENT, FUNCTIONS AND MATERIALS ARE PROVIDED “AS IS,” “AS AVAILABLE,” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY WARRANTY FOR INFORMATION, DATA, DATA PROCESSING SERVICES, OR UNINTERRUPTED ACCESS, ANY WARRANTIES CONCERNING THE AVAILABILITY, RETENTION, ACCURACY, TIMELINESS, CORRECTNESS, THOROUGHNESS, COMPLETENESS, PRECISION, USEFULNESS, OR CONTENT OF ANY DATA, INFORMATION OR MATERIALS ON THE BLOG, WHETHER PROVIDED BY US OR SUBMITTED BY YOU, AND ANY WARRANTIES OF TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND WE HEREBY DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL SUCH WARRANTIES, EXPRESS AND IMPLIED. WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE BLOG OR THE SERVICES, CONTENT, FUNCTIONS OR MATERIALS CONTAINED THEREIN WILL BE SECURE, UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE, OR THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED. WE MAKE NO WARRANTY THAT THE BLOG WILL MEET USERS’ REQUIREMENTS. NO ADVICE, RESULTS OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM US OR THROUGH THE BLOG SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY MADE HEREIN.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY.
IN NO EVENT SHALL PREP REVIEW BLOG OR ANY MEMBER OF PREP REVIEW LLC, OR ANY OF THEIR DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, AFFILIATES, OR CONTENT OR SERVICE PROVIDERS (COLLECTIVELY, THE “PROTECTED ENTITIES”) BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING FROM, OR DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY RELATED TO, THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE BLOG OR THE CONTENT, MATERIALS AND FUNCTIONS RELATED THERETO, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOSS OF REVENUE, OR ANTICIPATED PROFITS OR LOST BUSINESS OR LOST SALES, EVEN IF SUCH PROTECTED ENTITY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE PROTECTED ENTITIES BE LIABLE FOR OR IN CONNECTION WITH ANY CONTENT POSTED, TRANSMITTED, EXCHANGED OR RECEIVED BY OR ON BEHALF OF ANY USER, BLOGGER OR OTHER PERSON ON OR THROUGH THE BLOG. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE TOTAL AGGREGATE LIABILITY OF THE PROTECTED ENTITIES TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES, AND CAUSES OF ACTION (WHETHER IN CONTRACT OR TORT, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO NEGLIGENCE) ARISING FROM THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OR YOUR USE OF THE OUP BLOG, EXCEED, IN THE AGGREGATE, $1.00.

APPLICABLE LAWS
We control and operate this Blog from the United States of America. We do not represent that materials on the Prep Review Blog are appropriate or available for use in other locations. Persons who choose to access this Blog from other locations do so on their own initiative, and are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable.

TERMINATION
We may terminate, change, suspend or discontinue any aspect of the Prep Review Blog, at any time, if we believe you are in breach of these Terms and Conditions or applicable law, or for any or no reason. We may impose limits on certain features of the Blog or restrict your access to part or all of the Blog at any time if we believe you are in breach of the guidelines set forth in this section, these Terms and Conditions or applicable law, or for any reason without notice or liability. Prep Review maintains a policy that provides for the termination in appropriate circumstances of the Blog use privileges of users who are repeat infringers of intellectual property rights.

COPYRIGHT ACT AGENT
We respect the intellectual property rights of others, and require that the people who use the Prep Review Blog do the same. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please forward the following information to the Copyright Agent, designated pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. § 512(c)(2) (“DMCA”), named below:
Your address, telephone number, and email address;


  • A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed;

  • A description of where the alleged infringing material is located;

  • A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by you, the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;

  • An electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest; and

  • A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your Notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf.