Terms of Service

Terms of Use

Last updated: November 28, 2016

This website (Site) is comprised of various web pages operated by iForward Wisconsin Virtual Charter School of the Grantsburg School District (iForward).

Your use of the iForward Site is conditional upon your acceptance, without modification, of the terms and conditions contained herein. Your use of this Site automatically constitutes your agreement to all such terms, conditions, and notices.

STATEMENT OF NONDISCRIMINATION

iForward does not discriminate on the basis of race, class, national origin, religion, gender or culture.

MODIFICATION OF THESE TERMS OF USE

iForward reserves the right, at any time, to change the terms and conditions under which this Site is offered. Please review this agreement frequently, as your use of this Site after the posting of any amended terms and conditions constitutes automatic acceptance of the amended terms and conditions.

PERMITTED USE; NO UNLAWFUL OR PROHIBITED USE

You agree that you are only authorized to visit, use, and view and retain a copy of pages on this Site for your own personal use. Reproduction, copying, or redistribution for commercial purposes of any materials or design elements on this Site is strictly prohibited without the express written permission of iForward.

You also agree that you will not use the Site or any of its materials for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms and conditions. You may not use the Site in any manner which could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Site or interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of the Site. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the Site.

PROPRIETARY INFORMATION; COPYRIGHT AND TRADEMARK NOTICES

You acknowledge and agree that the information available on this Site is protected by various copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents, trade secrets, or other intellectual property rights and laws and may only be used as permitted by law and with the permission of iForward. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved. You are fully responsible for your own use of the Site and for ensuring such use does not infringe on the rights of iForward or third parties. iForward reserves the right to terminate your access to this Site in appropriate circumstances, as determined by iForward, if you infringe upon the intellectual property rights of either iForward or any third party.

LINKING; LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES

You may not link or deep-link to this Site or any content contained on it without iForward's prior written consent.

The iForward Site may contain links to other websites. These linked sites are not under the control of iForward and iForward is not responsible for the content of any linked site, including without limitation, any link contained in a linked site or any changes or updates to a linked site. iForward is not responsible for webcasting or any other form of transmission received from any linked site. When iForward does provide links to other websites, iForward is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by iForward of the site or any association with its operators.

USE OF INTERACTIVE SERVICES

This Site may contain bulletin board services, chat areas, forums, communities, calendars, and/or other message or communication facilities designed to enable you to communicate and interact with the public at large or with a group. When using this Site, you agree only to post, send and receive messages and material that are proper and related to the particular interactive service you are using. By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree that when posting, sending, or receiving information when using interactive services on this Site, you will not:

  • Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others.
  • Publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information.
  • Upload files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy of publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents.
  • Upload files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another's computer.
  • Advertise or offer to sell or buy any goods or services for any business purpose, unless the interactive service specifically allows such messages.
  • Conduct or forward surveys, contests, pyramid schemes or chain letters.
  • Download any file posted by another user of the interactive service that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such manner.
  • Falsify or delete any author attributions, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded.
  • Restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the interactive service.
  • Violate any code of conduct or other guidelines which may be applicable for any particular interactive service.
  • Harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including e-mail addresses, without their consent.
  • Violate any applicable laws or regulations.

In addition, iForward has no obligation to pre-screen, monitor, or edit these interactive services. However, iFoward reserves the right to review posted materials and to edit, refuse to post, or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in appropriate circumstances, as determined by iForward in its sole discretion. iForward reserves the right to terminate your access to any or all interactive services at any time without notice for any reason whatsoever.

iFoward also reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request.

iForward does not control or endorse the content, messages or information found in any interactive services and, therefore, iForward specifically disclaims any liability with regard to the interactive services and any actions resulting from your participation in any interactive service. Managers and hosts of the interactive services provided on this Site are not authorized iForward spokespersons, and their views do not necessarily reflect those of iForward.

SUBMISSION OF MATERIALS

Any and all comments, suggestions, ideas, graphics or other information that you submit to iForward through this Site will become and remain the property of iForward. By submitting such information to iForward, you are granting iForward, its affiliates and necessary sublicensees permission to use your materials in connection with the operation of the iForward Virtual Charter School, including, without limitation, the rights to: copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate and reformat the materials you submit; and to publish your name in connection with such information.

iFoward will not compensate you for its use of any materials you submit. iForward is under no obligation to post or use any materials you may provide, and iForward may remove any submitted materials at any time iForward deems appropriate, in iForward's sole discretion.

By posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting materials through this Site, you warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to your submission, including, without limitation, all the rights necessary for you to provide, post, upload, input or submit the materials.

WARRANTY AND LIABILITY DISCLAIMERS

THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES INCLUDED IN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS SITE MAY CONTAIN INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. iFORWARD AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS AND/OR CHANGES IN THIS SITE AT ANY TIME. ADVICE RECEIVED VIA THIS SITE SHOULD NOT BE RELIED UPON FOR PERSONAL, MEDICAL, LEGAL OR FINANCIAL DECISIONS AND YOU SHOULD CONSULT AN APPROPRIATE PROFESSIONAL FOR SPECIFIC ADVICE TAILORED TO YOUR SITUATION.

iFORWARD AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY, RELIABILITY, AVAILABILITY, TIMELINESS, AND ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS CONTAINED ON THIS SITE FOR ANY PURPOSE. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, ALL SUCH INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OR CONDITION OF ANY KIND. iFORWARDAND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THIS INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.

TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL iFORWARD AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THIS SITE, WITH THE DELAY OR INABILITY TO USE THIS SITE OR RELATED SERVICES, THE PROVISION OF OR FAILURE TO PROVIDE SERVICES, OR FOR ANY INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS OBTAINED THROUGH THIS SITE, OR OTHERWISE ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF THIS SITE, WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF iFORWARD OR ANY OF ITS SUPPLIERS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF DAMAGES. BECAUSE SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH ANY PORTION OF THIS SITE, OR WITH ANY OF THESE TERMS OF USE, YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THIS SITE.

RELEASE AND INDEMNIFICATION

BY USING THIS SITE, YOU HEREBY RELEASE AND FOREVER DISCHARGE iFORWARD, ITS AFFILIATES, EMPLOYEES, CONTRACTORS, OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS, AGENTS, SUCESSORS, AND ASSIGNS ("RELEASED PARTIES"), FROM ALL ACTIONS, CAUSES OF ACTION, INJURIES, CLAIMS, DAMAGES, COSTS OR EXPENSES OF ANY KIND GROWING OUT OF OR RELATED TO YOU OR YOUR MINOR CHILD'S USE OF THIS SITE. YOU UNDERSTAND THAT THIS IS A FULL AND COMPLETE RELEASE TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT ALLOWED BY LAW OF ALL CLAIMS AND DAMAGES WHICH YOU OR YOUR CHILD(REN) MAY HAVE AS A RESULT OF HIS OR HER USE OF THE WEBSITE REGARDLESS OF THE SPECIFIC CAUSE THEREOF.

Upon iForward's request, you agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless iForward and its affiliates, employees, contractors, officers, and directors from all liabilities, claims, and expenses, including attorney's fees, which arise from your or your minor child's use or misuse of this Site. iForward reserves the right, at its own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which case you agree to cooperate with iForward in asserting any available defenses.

PRIVACY

The Privacy Policy posted on this Site is hereby made part of this agreement. You can read the Privacy Policy by clicking the words "Privacy Policy" at the bottom of our home page.

TERMINATION OF USE

iForward reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to the Site and the related services or any portion thereof at any time, without notice.

GOVERNING LAW

This agreement is governed by the laws of the State of Wisconsin and you hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts in Burnett County, Wisconsin in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of this Site. Use of this Site is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these terms and conditions, including without limitation this paragraph.

SEVERABILITY AND INTEGRATION

If any part of this agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the agreement shall continue in effect. Unless otherwise specified herein, this agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and iForward with respect to the Site and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written, between you and iForward with respect to the Site.