Terms and Conditions of Use

Important Information

Welcome to VerifyMyFAFSA.com for OAKWOOD UNIVERSITY (the “Site”). You should carefully read the following Terms and Conditions of Use (TCU). By accessing this web site, using or downloading materials from the Site, you accept and agree to be bound by the TCU, all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws.

If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing the Site. The materials contained in this Site are protected by applicable copyright and trade mark law.

General Use

All materials provided on this Site, including but not limited to information, documents, products, graphics, images, software and services (the "Materials") are provided by OAKWOOD UNIVERSITY and its Site provider (the “Licensor”), and are the copyrighted work of Licensor. No Licensor Materials may be copied, reproduced, distributed, republished, downloaded, displayed, posted or transmitted in any form or means without Licensor’s prior express written permission.

Nothing on this Site confers any license under the Licensor’s intellectual property rights except as specifically noted below, whether by estoppel, implication, or otherwise. User acknowledges sole responsibility for obtaining required licenses.

The Licensor grants you permission to display, copy, distribute and download the Materials on this Site provided that: (1) both the copyright notice identified below and this permission notice appear in the Materials; (2) the use of such Materials is solely for personal, non-commercial use; and (3) the Materials are not modified in any way. Permission terminates automatically and without notice if these TOU are breached. Upon termination, you will immediately destroy any downloaded or printed Materials.

Use of Licensor Services

If you are accessing the Site to review requirements and submit information as requested of you by one of our customers using the VerifyMyFAFSA.com Hosted Services, the Licensor grants you a limited license to access the Site solely to use the Hosted Services. Other than viewing, answering questions, uploading documents, signing or retrieving completed forms, you may not modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, duplicate, publish, license, create derivative works from, offer for sale, or use in any other way the Site or the Hosted Services, or any information contained on, or obtained from the Site without the express written consent of the Licensor. Any and all unauthorized uses of the Site or the contents therein will terminate the limited license granted to you. Without our express written consent, you may not (a) use any automated means to access the Site or collect any information from the Site (including without limitation robots, spiders, or scripts), (b) use the Site or the Hosted Services in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Site or the Hosted Services or interfere with any other party's use of the Site or the Hosted Services, or (c) frame the Site, place pop-up windows over its pages, or otherwise affect the display of its pages. This means, among other activities, that you agree not to engage in the practices of "screen scraping," "database scraping," or any other activity with the purpose of obtaining lists of users or other information.

Software Use Restrictions

Software available for downloading from this Site (the "Software") is the copyrighted work of Licensor and third-party providers. Use of the Software is governed by the terms of the end-user license associated with the software ("License"). An end user agrees to the License by using the Software. Redistribution of the Software is expressly prohibited by law, and may result in civil and criminal penalties. Violators will be prosecuted.

The Software is warranted only according to the terms of the License. Except as expressly warranted in the License, Licensor disclaims all express or implied warranties and guarantees, including conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement, except to the extent that such disclaimers are held to be legally invalid.

Comments, feedback, information or materials submitted to the Licensor in association with this Site ("Submissions") shall be considered non-confidential and the Licensor’s property. By providing Submissions to the Licensor, you agree to assign to the Licensor, at no charge, all worldwide intellectual property rights to the Submissions. The Licensor shall have unrestricted use of the Submissions. You acknowledge that you are responsible for the Submissions that you provide and that you have full responsibility for the legality and copyright of the submissions.

Disclaimer

The materials on the Licensor’s Site are provided "as is". The Licensor makes no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties, including without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights. Further, the Licensor does not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of the materials on its Internet web site or otherwise relating to such materials or on any sites linked to this site.

Limitations

In no event shall the Licensor or its suppliers be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption,) arising out of the use or inability to use the materials on the Licensor’s Internet site, even if the Licensor or an authorized representative of the Licensor has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage. Because some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties, or limitations of liability for consequential or incidental damages, these limitations may not apply to you.

Revisions and Errata

The materials appearing on the Site could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. The Licensor does not warrant that any of the materials on the Site are accurate, complete, or current. The Licensor may make changes to the materials contained on its web site at any time without notice. The Licensor does not, however, make any commitment to update the materials.

Links

The Licensor has not reviewed all of the sites linked to the Site and is not responsible for the contents of any such linked site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by the Licensor of the Site. Use of any such linked web site is at the user's own risk.

Site Terms of Use Modifications

The Licensor may revise these terms of use for the Site at any time without notice. By using this web site you are agreeing to be bound by the then current version of these Terms and Conditions of Use.

Governing Law

Any claim relating to the Site shall be governed by the laws of the State of Arizona without regard to its conflict of law provisions.

Privacy Policy

Your privacy is very important to us. Accordingly, we have developed this Policy in order for you to understand how we collect, use, communicate and disclose and make use of personal information. The following outlines our privacy policy:

Before or at the time of collecting personal information, we will identify the purposes for which information is being collected.

  • We will collect and use of personal information solely with the objective of fulfilling those purposes specified by us and for other compatible purposes, unless we obtain the consent of the individual concerned or as required by law.
  • We will only retain personal information as long as necessary for the fulfillment of those purposes.
  • We will collect personal information by lawful and fair means and, where appropriate, with the knowledge or consent of the individual concerned.
  • Personal data should be relevant to the purposes for which it is to be used, and, to the extent necessary for those purposes, should be accurate, complete, and up-to-date.
  • We will protect personal information by reasonable security safeguards against loss or theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or modification.
  • We will make readily available to customers information about our policies and practices relating to the management of personal information.

We are committed to conducting our business in accordance with these principles in order to ensure that the confidentiality of personal information is protected and maintained.

Consent to Use of Electronic Records

Consent to Use of Electronic Communications

Federal law requires your consent to receive electronic communications. Before you do so, read these disclosures carefully. The communications covered by your consent include (i) information provided on your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and (ii) requests for additional information to complete the FAFSA Verification, C-code resolution, and Reject resolution process (“Communications”). Communications also include the information, documents, services and other Materials provided within the Site. Communications may include your name and reference information provided on your FAFSA. Electronic communications may be disclosed to any party with access to your VerifyMyFAFSA.com account (“Account”), email account, hardware or software used to view your secure online Account or email account.

Paper Delivery of Disclosures and Notices

You have the right to receive a paper copy of the disclosures, notices, terms and conditions, and other communications provided on the Site. There is no cost to receive paper copies of any electronic records. If you wish to receive a paper copy, please send a request with your name, mailing address, daytime telephone number, and the document you wish to receive to one of the following:

System Requirements to Retain Information

To retain the Communications sent to you electronically for your records, your system must have the ability to either download (e.g., to your hard disk drive or a floppy diskette), print PDF files, or print web pages and embedded HTML files. In some cases, you must print, complete, and sign Communications with a pen, and then return them to your school’s Financial Aid Office, or upload them to your VerifyMyFAFSA.com account, according to the instructions on the document or as appear online. To do this, you must have a functioning printer connected to your personal computer or other access device which is able to print Communications and the instructions on plain, white 8½ x 11 inch paper.

These system requirements are subject to change. If they do change, we will notify you and ask you to repeat this consent process so that we may assure ourselves and you may assure yourself that you are still able to access and receive electronic communications from VerifyMyFAFSA.com.

Withdrawal of Electronic Acceptance of Communications

You may withdraw your consent to receive electronic communications at any time. If you wish to do so, please notify us at the email addresses above and provide your name, mailing address, daytime telephone number, and a description of the type of transaction from which you are withdrawing your consent. Due to the dependency of electronic communication with the Materials provided by the site, a withdrawal of Communications will remove access from the Site until Terms and Conditions of Use of the Site are accepted.

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