PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY. BY USING THIS WEB SITE, YOU AGREE TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS.
USE BY MINORS
Children under the age of eighteen (18) years old are not eligible to use the TutoringHut.com website without the consent and supervision of a parent or guardian. We request that minors not submit any personal information to us in an attempt to register, or use the site in any way without the permission and guidance of their parents or guardians as required by State and Federal law. If you attempt to access our site or register without the requisite permission TutoringHut.com reserves the right to terminate all future access.
Use of the TutoringHut.com website is open to all eligible users as described herein, however certain services and/or sections of the website require registration. You hereby warrant and represent that any personal and/or identifying information provided during registration is true and correct. You may not (i) select or use as a User ID the name of another person with the intent of impersonating that person; (ii) use as a User ID a name subject to any rights of a person or entity other than yourself without the appropriate authorization; or, (iii) use as a User ID a name that is otherwise, offensive, vulgar or obscene, as defined by TutoringHut.com and determined in its sole discretion without the requirement of explanation. TutoringHut.com reserves the right to refuse and/or cancel the registration of any user based upon its sole discretion and without the need for explanation. You shall be responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your TutoringHut.com password and account information. By registering with the site, you represent and warrant that you are at least eighteen (18) years old or have the authorization of a parent or guardian described above.
TutoringHut.com respects the intellectual property of others, and we ask our registered members to do the same. TutoringHut.com may, in appropriate circumstances and at its discretion, terminate the accounts of registered members who infringe the intellectual property rights of others.
You are solely responsible for your interactions with other users of the site. TutoringHut.com reserves the right to monitor disputes between users but is under no obligation to do so.
You agree that you are solely responsible for the content or information you publish or display (hereinafter, “post”) on TutoringHut.com. You will not post any defamatory, inaccurate, abusive, obscene, profane, offensive, threatening, harassing, racially offensive, or illegal material, or any material that infringes or violates another party’s rights (including, but not limited to, intellectual property rights, and rights of privacy or publicity). You will use TutoringHut.com in a manner consistent with any and all applicable laws and regulations. By posting information on TutoringHut.com, you warrant and represent that the information is truthful and accurate.
You will not post, distribute, or reproduce in any way any copyrighted material, trademarks, or other proprietary information without obtaining the prior written consent of the owner of such proprietary rights and except as otherwise permitted by law.
By creating and posting content to TutoringHut.com, you warrant and represent that you own all rights to the content or have acquired the necessary license(s). By submitting, posting, or displaying content on TutoringHut.com, you give TutoringHut.com a perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, royalty-free, and non-exclusive license to reproduce, adapt, modify, translate, publish, publicly perform, publicly display and distribute any content, which you submit, post, or display on or through, the website. You agree that this license includes a right for TutoringHut.com to make such content available to other companies, organizations or individuals with whom TutoringHut.com has relationships. You confirm and warrant to TutoringHut.com that you have all the rights, powers, and authority necessary to grant the above license.
Access to your Virtual Classroom will be granted within 24 hours of payment via email. This email will contain an admin password and a student password. Your room’s title will be your first initial, followed by the first 4 letters of your last name and the date in which you made the purchase. At any time, you may request to change the name of your room or the password. As long as the request is not inappropriate or offensive (by the standards of the Tutoring Hut Staff) and does not yet exist, you will be granted the name. To do this, simply email your request to email@example.com.
Payment transactions of any sort between members of the TutoringHut.com are solely between users, in which the TutoringHut.com plays no part nor takes any responsibility for those payments whether one-time, or recurring. User to user payments are conducted on the user’s own discretion and own terms; the TutoringHut.com is not responsible for patrons dissatisfied with transactions between other members; the TutoringHut.com will not act as a third party in any financial disputes among members.
All payments on the TutoringHut.com are final; any financial transaction confirmed on the TutoringHut.com is an agreement by the member in which to be bound by and pay for any transaction. Members are to use their own discretion when committing to any purchase on the Trading Post, for all sales are final. Members are also subject to additional terms related to purchases on the Trading Post before confirmation of a purchase, such as shipping, which can govern the transaction. Members that commit to a tangible purchase on the Trading Post that may become out of stock before it can be shipped, will receive a refund of the purchase price. The TutoringHut.com does not make warranties of any kind in regards to any products or services sold or provided on or through the TutoringHut.com. All financial transactions between users and TutoringHut.com are made through Paypal.com’s safe and secure online payment gateway, and it is the responsibility of members to agree to PayPal’s Legal Agreements. Members believed to have any unauthorized transaction posted to their account is required to notify PayPal in an immediate manner in attempts to investigate and take any action that may be needed.
The TutoringHut.com’s Virtual Classroom is offered at a monthly rate of $2.99 for members interested in having access to a private room. Features of the Virtual Classroom are outlined on the site and payment will be automatically deducted from the member’s account, in which the Virtual Classroom feature can be cancelled at any time without any recurring fees. The TutoringHut.com reserves the right to oversee and approve members to a classroom based on the infringement of its Terms and Conditions. The TutoringHut.com does not guarantee that the Virtual Classroom feature will work up to the standard of each user, and therefore, the TutoringHut.com does not take responsibility for dissatisfied users; no money will be refunded, as cancellation is free and can be made at any time.
All other features of the TutoringHut.com are free.
ADDITIONAL TUTOR CONDUCT
Tutors hereby agrees not to deal with any students introduced to them through the TutoringHut.com website without the knowledge and written permission of TutoringHut.com
Any Tutor found accepting payment for tutoring services with TutoringHut.com users outside of the TutoringHut.com website will be banned from further use of the site. If a student attempts to enter into a deal with a Tutor to effectuate such a transaction, Tutor is required to report such user actions to TutoringHut.com immediately.
IT IS UNDERSTOOD BY TUTOR THAT ONCE A STUDENT HAS BEEN INTRODUCED TO TUTOR THROUGH TUTORINGHUT.COM THAT TUTORINGHUT.COM WILL BE ENTITLED TO PAYMENT OF THE COMMISSION PERCENTAGE APPLYING AT THE TIME TUTORING SERVICES ARE RENDERED WHETHER OR NOT PAYMENT IS MADE THROUGH THE TUTORINGHUT.COM WEBSITE.
Unless otherwise indicated, all website materials, including, without limitation, the TutoringHut.com logo, and all designs, text graphics, other files, and the selection and arrangement thereof are the proprietary and copyrighted property of TutoringHut.com or its licensors. You may electronically copy and print to hard copy portions of this website for the sole purpose of using materials it contains for informational and non-commercial use. Reproduction for purposes other than described above, modification, replication, display or performance – without the prior written permission of TutoringHut.com is strictly prohibited.
TutoringHut.com, “Teach. Learn. Connect”, the TutoringHut.com logo, and any proprietary product or service names contained on this website are either trademarks or registered trademarks of TutoringHut.com or its licensors, and may not be copied, imitated or used, in whole or in part, without the prior written permission of TutoringHut.com. In addition, all page headers, custom graphics, button icons and scripts are service marks, trademarks and/or trade dress of TutoringHut.com, and may not be copied, imitated or used, in whole or in part, without the prior written permission of TutoringHut.com. All other trademarks, registered trademarks, product names and company names or logos mentioned herein are the property of their respective owners.
TutoringHut.com may elect to electronically monitor areas of this website and may disclose any content, records, or electronic communications of any kind to satisfy any law, regulation, or government request, if such disclosure is necessary or appropriate to operate this website, or to protect the rights or property of TutoringHut.com, its independent contractors, service providers, consultants, sponsors, licensors, or the public. TutoringHut.com retains the right, but not the obligation, to monitor and edit or remove any activity or content that it deems in its sole discretion to be harmful to users, TutoringHut.com, or the rights of any third party, or to violate any applicable law.
In accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998, TutoringHut.com will respond expeditiously to claims of copyright infringement committed using this website. If you are a copyright owner, or authorized to act on behalf of an owner of the copyright or of any exclusive right under the copyright, please report your notice of infringement by contacting TutoringHut.com via email to: DMCA@TutoringHut.com (please include DMCA Infringement Notification Dept. in the subject line). Include in your email the following information:
- an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright or other intellectual property interest;
- a description of the copyrighted work or other intellectual property that you claim has been infringed;
- the direct link of the image in question (the direct link is found underneath the picture, in the form of a URL;
- your address, telephone number, and email address;
- a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright or intellectual property owner, its agent, or the law;
- a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your Notice is accurate and that you are the copyright or intellectual property owner or authorized to act on the copyright or intellectual property owner's behalf.
Please note that we may post your notification, with personally identifiable information redacted, to a clearinghouse such as chillingeffects.org. Please also note that you may be liable for damages (including costs and attorneys’ fees) if you materially misrepresent that an activity is infringing your copyright.
If we remove or disable access to content in response to an infringement notice, we will make reasonable attempts to contact the poster of the affected content. If you feel that your material does not constitute infringement, you may provide TutoringHut.com with a counter notification by written communication to the attention of “DMCA Counter Notification Dept.” at DMCA@TutoringHut.com that sets forth all the necessary information required by the DMCA. Please not that you may be liable for damages (including costs and attorneys’ fees) if you materially misrepresent that an activity is not infringing the copyrights of others. If you are uncertain whether an activity constitutes infringement, we recommend seeking the advice of an attorney.
LINKING TO TUTORINGHUT.COM
You are hereby granted a limited, non-exclusive right to create a hyperlink to this website provided such link does not portray TutoringHut.com or any of its products or services in a false, misleading, derogatory, or otherwise defamatory manner. This limited right may be revoked at any time. You may not use, frame, or utilize framing techniques to enclose any TutoringHut.com trademark, logo, or other proprietary information, including the images found at this website, the content of any text, or the layout/design of any page or form contained on a page without TutoringHut.com’s express written consent. Further, you may not use any meta tags or any other “hidden text” utilizing a TutoringHut.com name, trademark, or product name without TutoringHut.com’s express written consent. Except as noted above, you are not conveyed any right or license by implication, estoppels, or otherwise in or under any patent, trademark, trademark, copyright, or proprietary right of TutoringHut.com or any third party. TutoringHut.com makes no claim or representation regarding, and accepts no responsibility for, the quality, content, nature, or reliability of websites linking to this website.
Registered tutors hereby agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless TutoringHut.com, its officers, directors, employees, agents and third parties, for any losses, costs, liabilities and expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) relating to or arising out of your interaction with users paying for your services through the TutoringHut.com website.
While we do not, and cannot, review every post made users, and are not responsible for any content of these posts, we reserve the right, but are not obligated, to delete or remove profanity, obscenities, threats of physical violence or damage to property, infringing material, and private personal or financial information such as last names, social security numbers and credit card information.
THIS WEBSITE AND THE MATERIALS ON THIS WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED. TUTORINGHUT.COM DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. TUTORINGHUT.COM DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT MATERIALS ON THIS WEBSITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY INFORMATION ABOUT TUTORINGHUT.COM PROVIDED BY THIRD PARTIES, ARE ACCURATE, COMPLETE, RELIABLE, CURRENT OR ERROR-FREE. TUTORINGHUT.COM DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THIS WEBSITE OR ITS SERVER(S) ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.
Content posted by users of TutoringHut.com, including, but not limited to, text, pictures, videos, and links is posted without review by TutoringHut.com and TutoringHut.com maintains no responsibility to review such content before it is posted to this website. The TutoringHut.com website and any and all user-generated content may include material or content that some users may find offensive or inappropriate and TutoringHut.com makes no representation or warranty of any kind as to the decency or appropriateness of any and all material contained in or access through this website.
POSTED LINKS AND EMBEDDED FILES
TutoringHut.com, or its users, may provide links to webpages and content of third parties (“Third-Party Content”) as a service to those interested in this information. TutoringHut.com does not monitor, nor does it have any control over any Third-Party Content. TutoringHut.com does not endorse or accept any Third-Party Content and can make no guarantee as to its accuracy or completeness. TutoringHut.com makes no representations or warranties of any kind regarding such Third-Party Content, or any information contained therein, and undertakes no responsibility to update ore review any Third-Party Content. When leaving TutoringHut.com, you should be aware that TutoringHut.com’s terms and policies no longer govern, and, therefore, you should review the applicable terms and policies, including privacy and data gathering practices, of that site. Users use these links and Third-Party Content contained therein at their own risk.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
IN NO EVENT SHALL TUTORINGHUT.COM OR ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, SHAREHOLDERS OR EMPLOYEES BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES OF ANY KIND WHETHER IN AN ACTION IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE) OR OTHERWISE, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THIS WEBSITE OR THE MATERIALS CONTAINED IN, OR ACCESSED THROUGH, THIS WEBSITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY DAMAGES CAUSED BY OR RESULTING FROM RELIANCE ON ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED FROM TUTORINGHUT.COM, OR THAT RESULTS FROM MISTAKES, OMISSIONS, INTERRUPTIONS, DELETION OF FILES OR E-MAIL, ERROR, DEFECTS, VIRUSES, DELAYS IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION OF ANY FAILURE OR PERFORMANCE, WHETHER OR NOT RESULTING FROM ACTS OF GOD, COMMUNICATION FAILURE, THEFT, DESTRUCTION OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO TUTORINGHUT.COM’S RECORDS, PROGRAMS, OR SERVICES.
ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE SERVICES IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND THAT YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR OTHER DEVICE OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH MATERIAL.
IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AGGREGATE LIABILITY OF TUTORINGHUT.COM (WHETHER IN CONTRACT, WARRANTY, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE, WHETHER ACTIVE, PASSIVE, OR IMPUTED), PRODUCT LIABILITY, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHER THEORY) ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE USE OF TUTORINGHUT.COM EXCEED ANY COMPENSATION YOU PAY, IF ANY, TO TUTORINGHUT.COM FOR ACCESS TO OR USE OF THIS WEBSITE.
SEVERABILITY AND NON-WAIVER
Notwithstanding the preceding provision, but without limiting TutoringHut.com’s right to seek injunctive or other equitable relief in any court of competent jurisdiction, any disputes arising with respect to this agreement shall be referred to an arbitrator affiliated with JAMS. The arbitrator shall be selected by joint agreement of the parties. In the event the parties cannot agree on an arbitrator within thirty (30) days of the initiating party providing the other party with written notice that it plans to seek arbitration, the parties shall each select an arbitrator affiliated with JAMS, who shall jointly select a third arbitrator to resolve the dispute. The written decision of the arbitrator shall be final and binding on the parties. The arbitration proceeding shall be carried on and heard in Los Angeles, California using the English language and pursuant to the rules of JAMS. In any action or proceeding to enforce rights under these Terms or Use, the prevailing party will be entitled to recover costs and attorneys’ fees.
This Agreement is not transferable. Any assignment, transfer, or sale of this Agreement or any right to interest herein, without prior written consent shall not be binding upon the parties.
NO AGENCY OR JOINT VENTURE
Nothing contained herein shall be construed to create the relationship of employer and employee or to create a partnership or joint venture between TutoringHut.com and any user, and user has no power or authority of any kind to bind TutoringHut.com in any respect whatsoever.
Tutors using the TutoringHut.com website do so as independent contractors only; TutoringHut.com provides a venue for tutors to offer their services and does not set prices or dictate time or manner of conducting their business other than the regulations contained herein pertaining to community standards for behavior and conduct.
In exchange for using the TutoringHut.com website to provide tutoring services and process payments, independent contractor tutors remit a percentage of their fees to TutoringHut.com, which represents the extent of the relationship between the parties. Any claim against a tutor for any interaction through, or as a result of your use of, TutoringHut.com is strictly between you and said tutor.
TutoringHut.com will not be liable for any delay in service of its website resulting from any cause beyond its reasonable control or caused by acts of God, acts of civil or military authorities, priorities, fires, strikes, floods, epidemics, governmental rules or regulations, war, riot, delays in transportation or shortages.
This Agreement constitutes the entire Agreement between the user and TutoringHut.com concerning the use of this website, and cancels and supersedes any prior understandings and agreements between the parties hereto. There are no representations, warranties, terms, conditions, undertakings or collateral agreements, expressed, implied or statutory, between the parties other than as expressly set forth in this Agreement.
QUESTIONS AND CONTACT INFORMATION
General questions or comments about TutoringHut.com’s website may be directed to Support at info@TutoringHut.com.