Terms (EN)

GENERAL TERMS OF USE

Use of the UNITED SCHOOLS social network implies your acceptance of these GTU. If you do not fully accept them, your entry on this site will be considered unauthorized and you will have to stop using it immediately.

These General Terms of Use (“GTU”) govern the access and use by any visitor or user of our social network accessible at https://connect.unitedschools.world/ (the “social network”).

By registering and using the social network you agree to accept these GTU without restriction or reservation.

Who are we?

UNITED SCHOOLS is an association whose purpose is to promote and facilitate the living together and respect for the planet through concrete actions between schools of the world. It is an eco-citizen social network between schools, but also a free and secure platform for teachers and students aged from 5 to 16.

Use of the social network

Use of the social network requires a high-speed internet connection and if needed, available on cell phones. It is specified that these connections are not supported by UNITED SCHOOLS. It is therefore your responsibility to subscribe before a Broadband Internet and / or mobile Internet offer to be able to use the social network.

Who can use the social network?

All schools and classes are accepted except those which practice any displayed discrimination.

If you register a school or class in accordance with section 2.2 in order to use the webite, you represent and warrant that you are authorized to do so and that you have the authority to bind the associated school to the these T & Cs, in which case the words "you" and "your" as used in these T & Cs refer to that entity.

The social network is only accessible with a "user account" which requires prior registration.

To register you must:

  • request an invitation code by email to the following email address: contact@unitedschools.world;
  • create an account on the social network by clicking on: https://connect.unitedschools.world/;
  • fill in the different fields of the account creation form on the webite;
  • confirm your email address;
  • communicate information about the school or the class you represent;
  • confirm your acceptance of these T & Cs.

When registering, you agree to provide true and sincere information about yourself. UNITED SCHOOLS may in particular terminate your registration if the information provided proves to be incorrect.

You also agree to inform us without delay of any modification of the information provided during your registration and in particular any change of address, email or contact of your establishment. You can modify this information from your account on the social network by clicking on the “My account” section.

Only the contact mentioned during registration (the teacher / facilitator) has a username and password allowing them to connect to the social network. You may not pass it on to your students or to third parties under any circumstances. You can nevertheless open one or more sessions to your students from time to time, it being specified that you are responsible for all activities taking place through your account, until it is desactivated. Accordingly, you release UNITED SCHOOLS from any liability in this regard, unless you demonstrate that the use of your login details and / or your account results from fraud attributable to a third party. You must notify us immediately of any loss or unauthorized use of your account, login details and password.

Your obligations

You are responsible for your use of the social network and any content you provide, including compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations. You should only post content as long as you are comfortable sharing it with others.

If the content you communicate makes it possible in any way to identify a student or his work, you agree to obtain prior to a parental authorization from the student concerned (authorization to use photography and work by students completed within the framework of the UNITED SCHOOLS educational network), which is accessible at the following link [To come] This authorization must not be returned to UNITED SCHOOLS but protects you in the event of any possible dispute of use on the social network.

Any use of any content or materials displayed through the social network or that you obtain by such means, is made at your own risk. We do not endorse, represent or warrant the completeness, truthfulness, accuracy or reliability of any content or information posted through the social network, nor do we endorse any of the opinions expressed. through them. All content is the sole responsibility of the person who created and published it on the social network. We do not necessarily monitor or control all content posted on the social network, and we cannot take responsibility for it.

We want you to be able to use the social network to express and share content that is important to you, but not at the expense of the safety and well-being of others or the integrity of the UNITED SCHOOLS community. Accordingly, you agree not to:

  • insult, harass, threaten or intimidate other users of the Site;
  • post violent, deceptive, deceptive, abusive, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, scandalous, inflammatory or pornographic content;
  • publish content with political, religious, commercial etc. The UNITED SCHOOLS social network is not just a place of propaganda;
  • publish content related to the advertising or promotion of a commercial product or service;
  • infringe in any way whatsoever the rights of third parties and in particular the intellectual property rights of the latter;
  • modify, adapt or hack the social network of or modify another social network in such a way as to falsely imply that it is associated with UNITED SCHOOLS;
  • create or send unwanted e-mails to members or users of UNITED SCHOOLS ("Spam");
  • transmit no worms, viruses or code of a destructive nature.

We reserve the right to remove any content or account that violates the T & Cs, because it would constitute - for example - copyright infringement, misappropriation of intellectual property rights, identity theft, conduct illegal or harassment.

You can report any content that would infringe the above principles by completing and sending us the form available under this link: [FORM].

Confidentiality

Our Privacy Policy, accessible under this link [PRIVACY], describes how we treat the information you provide to us when you use the social network. You acknowledge that by using the social network, you consent to our collecting and using this information in strict accordance with the Privacy Policy.

Availability and modification of the social network

The social network is accessible twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week.

However, UNITED SCHOOLS reserves the right to make any modifications and improvements to the social network of its choice, linked in particular to technical or legal developments. UNITED SCHOOLS undertakes that no deterioration in the quality of the social network will result.

In addition, UNITED SCHOOLS reserves the right, without notice, to temporarily suspend access to the social network which would be necessary to ensure maintenance operations linked to technological development, or necessary for the continuity of the Site. You release UNITED SCHOOLS from any liability for this. Temporary service interruptions will, to the extent possible, be notified via the Site at least 24 (twenty-four) hours before they occur, except when such interruptions are of an emergency nature.

Finally, we reserve the right to terminate the social network and the UNITED SCHOOLS service for any reason, without notice.

Intellectual property

What's yours is yours

We do not claim any intellectual property rights over the content you distribute on the social network. Your profile and the productions broadcast remain yours.

However, when you share, post or import content protected by intellectual property rights:

you grant us a non-exclusive, transferable, sublicensable, free and worldwide license to host, use, distribute, modify, translate, perform, copy, reproduce and represent by all means and on all media your content. The said license is granted for the duration of the protection of the intellectual property rights relating to the content.

you also grant other users of the social network a non-exclusive and non-transferable license to reproduce your content on any medium, to translate it and to represent it only within their establishment. The said license is granted for the duration of the protection of the intellectual property rights relating to the content.

 

What belongs to us is ours

The general structure of the social network, and all the elements composing them (such as in particular logos, domain names, photographs, images, texts etc., not constituting content published by users) are the exclusive property of UNITED SCHOOLS and / or of its licensors.

These elements are protected by laws relating to intellectual property, and in particular copyright. You may only use these elements as part of the use of the social network, in accordance with the provisions of these T & Cs.

Any total or partial representation of the social network and / or the elements composing them (as described in particular above) by any means whatsoever, without the express authorization of UNITED SCHOOLS is therefore prohibited and would constitute an infringement punishable by the Code of intellectual property.

Responsibility

You declare that you are informed of the constraints and limits of Internet and mobile Internet networks.

Consequently, UNITED SCHOOLS can in no way be held responsible for malfunctions in access to the social network, the opening speeds and consultation of the pages of the services, the listening speeds of the content, temporary or permanent inaccessibility on the social network, fraudulent use by third parties of the information made available on the social network.

Consequently also, it is your responsibility to protect your computer or other equipment, in particular against any form of intrusion and / or contamination by viruses. UNITED SCHOOLS can in no way be held responsible for this fact. UNITED SCHOOLS cannot be held responsible for any malfunction or deterioration of your equipment due in particular to poor protection on your part.

UNITED SCHOOLS cannot be held responsible in the event that the site is incompatible with certain equipment and / or functionalities of your computer hardware.

Amendments to these T & Cs

We reserve the right to modify the T & Cs at any time. In such a case, we will inform you by e-mail to the address provided in your account at least 15 (fifteen) days before they take effect. In the event that you do not accept these changes, you will be free to terminate your account from the Site. In the absence of termination, the new T & Cs will be applicable from their posting on the Site (date on which you will also be notified by email).

Assistance

For any information or questions concerning the social network or UNITED SCHOOLS, you can contact us via the Site by clicking on the "Contact us" section or send us an email at the following address:

UNITED SCHOOLS

1, avenue du Lac

21000 Dijon

contact@unitedschools.world

+33 6 29 55 13 85

Nullity of a clause

In the event that one of the provisions of these T & Cs is declared invalid or unenforceable for any reason whatsoever, the other provisions will remain applicable without change.

Applicable law and dispute

These general conditions of use and sale are subject to French law.

In the event of a dispute, the parties will seek an amicable solution before any legal action. If these attempts fail, all disputes relating to the validity, interpretation and / or execution of these T & Cs must be brought before the competent courts of Paris.

Last updated on: Sept 21, 2020