Terms of Use

TERMS OF USE

This policy was last updated on July 1, 2020

The following website terms and conditions apply to and govern your access to, and use of, this website as well as any other pages hosted within this domain (collectively this "website"). Please read the following Terms carefully. By visiting or using this website, you are indicating that you agree to and accept all of the Terms set forth below. These Terms constitute a binding legal agreement between you and The Art Institutes International, LLC (together with its parent, subsidiaries and affiliated institutions, officers, directors, and affiliates as the "Company" or "we"). If you do not agree to these terms, 您不得访问本网站或通过本网站提供的任何服务,并且必须立即离开本网站.

By using this website, you also acknowledge that the Company may revise these Terms from time to time without providing notice to you; such revisions will only appear on this website. 您在我们修订这些条款后继续使用本网站,即表示您接受修订后的条款. Accordingly, you should review these terms regularly.

The Company

  • The Company, through itself and its licensors, provides a collection of online resources and services subject to the terms set forth herein (these "Terms). By accessing or using this website in any way, you are agreeing to comply with these Terms. In addition, when using particular resources or services provided by the Company, you agree to abide by any customized terms customized for such resources or services, which may be revised from time to time. Should you object to any of these Terms, any guidelines posted on this website, or any subsequent modifications hereto, or if you become dissatisfied with this website in any way, you must immediately discontinue use of this website. The Company has the right, but is not obligated, to strictly enforce these terms through self-help, community moderation, active investigation, litigation, and prosecution. The Company's failure to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any of these Terms shall not be construed as a waiver of any such term or any right contained therein. 双方之间的行为过程或贸易惯例均不得修改本条款的任何规定.

Grant of Rights; Limitations on Use

  • Subject to these Terms, the Company grants you a limited, revocable, non-transferable, non-exclusive, right to access this website only for noncommercial purposes.

  • All rights not specifically granted by these Terms are expressly reserved for the Company and/or third parties, including the licensors of the Company. This is a license, not a sale. Nothing in this Agreement shall be construed to transfer any ownership rights in this website, any of its components, or any other intellectual property or other property owned by the Company to you.
  • You understand that all text, files, images, photos, video, sounds, or other materials ("Content") posted on, transmitted through, or linked from this website, are the sole responsibility of the person from whom such Content originated. More specifically, you are solely responsible for all Content that you post, 电子邮件或以其他方式通过本网站或本网站提供的任何资源或服务提供. You understand that the Company does not control, and is not responsible for Content made available through this website, and that by using the website you may be exposed to Content that is offensive, indecent, inaccurate, misleading, or otherwise objectionable. Furthermore, this website and the Content available through this website may contain links to other websites, which are completely independent of the Company. The Company makes no representation or warranty as to the accuracy, completeness or authenticity of the information contained in any such site. Your use of links to any other website is at your own risk. You agree that you must evaluate, and bear all risks associated with, the use of any Content, that you may not rely on said Content, and that under no circumstances will the Company be liable in any way for any Content or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Content posted, 通过电子邮件发送或以其他方式通过本网站或本网站提供的任何资源或服务提供. You acknowledge that the Company may not pre-screen or approve Content, but that it reserves the right to do so, including the full right (but not the obligation), in its sole discretion, to refuse, delete, or move any Content that is available via this website for any reason whatsoever.

  • You agree not to post, email, or otherwise make available Content: (a) that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, or is harmful to minors in any way; (b) that is pornographic or obscene; (c) that harasses, degrades, intimidates or is hateful toward an individual or group of individuals on any basis, including, but not limited to, religion, gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, age, or disability; (d) that impersonates any person or entity, including, but not limited to, an officer, director, employee, or faculty member of the Company or falsely states or otherwise misrepresents your affiliation with a person or entity; (e) that includes personal or identifying information about another person without that person's explicit consent unless expressly requested by the Company (such as a refer-a-friend function); (f) that is false, deceptive, misleading or deceitful; (g) that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights of any party, or Content that you do not have a right to make available under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships; (h) that constitutes or contains "link referral code," "junk mail," "spam," "chain letters," "pyramid schemes," or unsolicited commercial advertisements; (i) that advertises any illegal service or the sale of any items the sale of which is prohibited or restricted by any applicable law, including without limitation items the sale of which is prohibited or regulated by laws in any jurisdiction; (j) that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment; (k) that disrupts the normal flow of dialogue with an excessive amount of Content (flooding attack) to this website, or that otherwise negatively affects other users' ability to use this website; or (l) that employs misleading email addresses, 或伪造标题或以其他方式操纵标识符,以掩盖通过本网站传输的内容的来源.

  • Additionally, you agree not to: (a) contact anyone who has asked not to be contacted, or make unsolicited contact with anyone for any commercial purpose; (b) "stalk" or otherwise harass any user on this website; (c) collect personal data about other users for commercial or unlawful purposes; (d) use automated means, including spiders, robots, crawlers, data mining tools, or the like to download data from this website; (e) attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Company's computer systems or engage in any activity that disrupts, diminishes the quality of, interferes with the performance of, or impairs the functionality of this website; (f) use any form of automated device or computer program that enables the submission of postings on this website without each posting being manually entered by the author thereof (an "Automated Device"), including without limitation, the use of any such Automated Device to submit postings in bulk, or for automatic submission of postings at regular intervals; (g) use this website in any manner that violates the Company's Privacy Policy as amended from time to time at the Privacy and Cookies Policy; or (h) use this website for any unlawful purpose or activity.

  • You understand and agree that any unauthorized use of the Company computer systems is a violation of this Agreement and may violate certain federal and state laws, including without limitation the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (18 U.S.C. §§ 1030 et seq.), Section 502 of the California Penal Code and or other applicable law. Such violations may subject the user and his or her agents to civil and criminal penalties.

  • 本公司保留随时将其在本条款下的权利和/或义务转让给任何一方的权利,而无需向您发出任何通知. All rights not specifically granted to you in these terms are reserved by the Company without limitation.

ANY BREACH OF THE TERMS IN THIS SECTION 2 SHALL IMMEDIATELY TERMINATE YOUR LICENSE UNDER THIS AGREEMENT AND MAY SUBJECT YOU TO ADDITIONAL CLAIMS BY THE COMPANY OR THIRD PARTIES. YOUR LICENSE IS CONDITIONED UPON YOUR COMPLIANCE WITH THESE TERMS. YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR COMPLYING WITH THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT.

Ownership; Third Party Materials; DCMA Infringement Notice

  • You acknowledge and agree that this website and its components may be protected by patents, copyrights, trademarks, service marks, trade secrets, international treaties and/or other proprietary rights and laws of the United States and other countries. 您同意遵守所有适用的知识产权法以及本协议项下适用于您的所有其他法律.
  • 您明确承认并同意本公司或与本公司合作的第三方拥有并将继续拥有所有权利, title, and interest in and to this website, 包括基于该等材料的所有改进和衍生作品,即使您创建或帮助创建该等改进或衍生作品. You may not remove or alter any logos, copyright notices, trademark registration notices, patent numbers, or other proprietary notice, legends, or symbols included on any portion of this website.

  • The Company grants no rights and makes no warranties with regard to the use of names, people, trademarks, trade dress, logo types, registered, unregistered, 或本网站所描述的受版权保护的设计或艺术或建筑作品或其他形式的知识产权. You must satisfy yourself that all the necessary rights, consents, or permissions regarding any of the above have been obtained prior to your use of them in any context. You acknowledge that some jurisdictions provide legal protection against a person's image, likeness, or property being used for commercial purposes without their consent. The Company does not warrant the legality of this website, the resources or services it provides, or the user-generated content which may appear on it in any way.

  • With respect to any Content you add to the website, you grant the Company a worldwide, royalty-free, transferable, fully-paid, perpetual license to use the Content for any purpose whatsoever, with the right to sublicense. Except as otherwise limited in the Privacy Policy, those rights included, but are not limited to, a right to distribute, reproduce, modify, adapt, translate, publish, create derivative works, publicly perform and publicly display the Content (in whole or in part) and to incorporate such Content into other works in any format or medium now known or later developed. Except as otherwise described in the Privacy Policy, as between you and the Company, 您提交的任何内容将是非机密和非专有的,我们对您提供的内容的任何使用或披露概不负责.

  • If you believe that your content has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, or your intellectual property rights have been otherwise violated, 关于版权或其他知识产权侵权的索赔通知,请通知公司的代理(“代理”)。, at [email protected] or: 

    The Arts Institutes International, LLC

Attn: Law Department

615 McMichael Road

Pittsburgh, PA 15205

Please provide the Agent with a Notice including the following information:

  • 一份声明,说明您声称侵犯了您的知识产权的材料,并提供足够的细节,以便本公司可以找到它;

  • 一份声明,表明您真诚地相信有争议的使用未经知识产权所有者授权, its agent, or the law;

  • 你方声明(1)你方通知中的上述信息是准确的,否则将受到伪证罪的处罚, (2)您是所涉及的知识产权权益的所有者,或您被授权代表该所有者行事;

  • Your address, telephone number, and email address; and

  • Your physical or electronic signature.

  • If applicable, the Company will remove the infringing posting(s), subject to the procedures outlined in the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA).

Termination; Modification of this Website

  • You acknowledge and agree that the Company makes this website available to you at its sole discretion, and that the Company may terminate your access at any time for any reason in its sole discretion. You further acknowledge and agree that the Company has no obligation to provide you with this website or any of the materials made available through this website.
  • You agree that the Company may change, modify, or otherwise alter the materials provided to you, 包括更改本网站或其他接入点,或本公司自行斟酌认为必要的任何其他修改.
  • The Company reserves the right to terminate this Agreement for any reason, including your failure to comply with any provision of this Agreement. Upon termination for any reason, you must immediately cease using and delete this website and all materials obtained through this website as well as and destroy all non-electronic copies of materials obtained through this website.

Disclaimer of Warranties; Limitation of Liability; Indemnity

THE COMPANY, INCLUDING ITS AGENTS, CONTRACTORS, EMPLOYEES, OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, RELATING TO THIS WEBSITE AND ANY MATERIALS ACCESSED THROUGH THIS WEBSITE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO DISCLAIMING ANY WARRANTIES (EXPRESS OR IMPLIED) OF ACCURACY, TIMELINESS, COMPLETENESS, OR ADEQUACY OF SUCH MATERIALS, TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY, SATISFACTORY QUALITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NONINFRINGEMENT. 使用本网站的风险由您自行承担,本网站是在“现状”和“可用”的基础上提供的,不作任何形式的保证, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. IF THIS WEBSITE PROVES DEFECTIVE IN ANY WAY, YOU (AND NOT THE COMPANY) ASSUME THE ENTIRE COST OF DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, EVEN IF THE COMPANY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

THE COMPANY WILL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR CLAIMS AND LIABILITIES OF ANY KIND ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY RELATED TO THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE BY YOU OR BY THIRD PARTIES, WHETHER SUCH CLAIMS AND LIABILITIES ARE BASED ON ANY LEGAL OR EQUITABLE THEORY.

THE COMPANY SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY AND ALL DIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO YOUR USE OR INABILITY TO USE OR ACCESS THIS WEBSITE OR ANY MATERIALS PROVIDED THROUGH THIS WEBSITE, WHETHER SUCH DAMAGE CLAIMS ARE BROUGHT UNDER ANY THEORY OF LAW OR EQUITY. DAMAGES EXCLUDED BY THIS CLAUSE INCLUDE, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THOSE FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, INJURY TO PERSON OR PROPERTY, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, AND LOSS OF BUSINESS OR PERSONAL INFORMATION.

一些司法管辖区不允许限制或放弃默示保证或某些类型的损害赔偿. IF THESE LAWS APPLY TO YOU, SOME OR ALL OF THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS, OR LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

YOU AGREE TO INDEMNIFY AND HOLD THE COMPANY, ITS OFFICERS, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, SUCCESSORS, ASSIGNS, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, AGENTS, SERVICE PROVIDERS, SUPPLIERS AND EMPLOYEES, HARMLESS FROM ANY CLAIM OR DEMAND, INCLUDING REASONABLE ATTORNEY FEES AND COURT COSTS, MADE BY ANY THIRD PARTY DUE TO OR ARISING OUT OF CONTENT YOU SUBMIT, POST OR MAKE AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS WEBSITE, YOUR VIOLATION OF THESE TERMS, YOUR BREACH OF ANY OF THE REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES HEREIN, OR YOUR VIOLATION OF ANY LAWS OR RIGHTS OF ANOTHER.

Miscellaneous

  • Governing Law; Disputes. This Agreement and the relationship between you and the Company shall be governed by the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania without regard to its conflict of law provisions. Any disputes arising from these Terms shall be heard in a state or federal court in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, and you expressly consent to personal jurisdiction and venue in those courts and thereby agree to waive any challenges to personal jurisdiction and venue in those courts. In the event of any dispute arising out of the subject matter of these Terms, the Company shall be entitled to recover, in addition to any other damages assessed or relief afforded, 其在诉讼或以其他方式解决或解决本协议项下任何此类争议时可能产生的合理律师费和诉讼费用.

  • Assignment. You may not assign or transfer this Agreement without the prior written consent of the Company.
  • No Waiver; Severability. 公司未能行使或执行任何本条款不构成对该条款规定的任何权利或规定的放弃. If any of these Terms is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, 尽管如此,双方同意法院应努力使该条款所反映的双方意图生效, and the other Terms remain in full force and effect.

  • Entire Agreement; Modification. 本协议包含您与本公司就本网站达成的所有协议条款,并取代任何协议, written or oral, regarding this website. This Agreement, however, shall supplement any other agreements you have with the Company governing other matters. 如果本协议与您与the Arts Institutes International LLC签订的任何其他协议发生冲突, its subsidiaries or its affiliates, the terms of this Agreement shall control for all matters relating to this website. The Company shall have the right to modify the terms of this Agreement at any time, and such modifications will be deemed effective when posted on this website. By accessing this website after any changes become effective, you agree to be bound by any such modifications.

  • Questions. 您是否对本协议或与您使用本网站的许可有关的任何其他事项有任何疑问或疑虑, please contact the Company at [email protected].

  • Time Limit on Claims. You agree that any claim you may have arising out of or related to this Agreement must be filed within one year after such claim arose; otherwise, your claim is permanently barred.

  • Survival. Sections 3 through 6 of this Agreement will survive any termination of this Agreement.

  • Electronic Communications. By communicating with us electronically through this website, you consent to receive return communications from us electronically. You agree that all agreements, notices, 我们以电子方式向您提供的披露和其他通信满足任何书面通信的法律要求.

Additional terms applicable to student and faculty portal users

In addition to the foregoing terms and conditions, 以下条款也适用于链接到这些条款的任何学生和教师门户网站的用户.

As a courtesy and benefit for our students, the Company has arranged for Microsoft® to make its Microsoft Office 365® suite of software services and a certain amount of cloud storage services available to our current students without charge. (There may be charges if a student chooses to continue to use the services if not a current student or if the student elects to purchase additional services from Microsoft). Provision of these services may be modified or terminated at any time with or without notice. In addition, users that are no longer current students or users that violate the terms and conditions of use for the service could have their access to the service terminated at any time.

You understand and agree that the Company or its representatives may access and retain information that you store using the service for maintenance and support purposes or if required to do so by law or legal process or if we have a reasonable good faith belief that doing so may be necessary to protect lives or property.

You are under no obligation to use this complimentary service. If, however, you elect to use the service, you must agree to the terms and conditions imposed by Microsoft. 您进一步理解并同意,本公司不负责保护或保存您在使用本服务时可能存储的任何数据. You should periodically back up any data you may store in the service using an alternate backup source. You also should refrain from storing sensitive personal information such as Social Security Numbers, driver’s license numbers, health information, or bank account or credit card numbers using the service.

Company provided student Microsoft Office 365® accounts including data, 当学生在学校处于不活跃状态6个月时,电子邮件和文件将被删除.

Six months after graduation, Microsoft Office 365® accounts will be transitioned to an 'Alumni email' only account. These Alumni accounts will no longer have access to any Microsoft Office 365® services outside of email. Alumni accounts will be deleted after 6 months of inactivity on the Microsoft Office 365® account.