Welcome to VarsityScape
Thank you for your interest in VarsityScape Ltd, a company based in Nigeria (referred to as “VarsityScape”, “we”, “us” or “our”), which runs the website, mobile applications, online services, platform, features, and other products that the company may provide in the future (collectively referred to as the “Service”).
The following Terms of Service, which may be updated from time to time are a legal agreement between you (“you” and “your”) and VarsityScape regarding your use of the Service. Please read the following terms, conditions, and guidelines of Service (collectively referred to as the “Terms”) carefully and make sure you understand them.
By registering, browsing, or using any of our Service, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agree to be bound by the content of the Terms. If you do not accept any part of it, then, you may not use the Service.
Table of Content
- Who may use the Service we provide?
- Content on the Service
- Commercial Uploads on VarsityScape
- Authorizations and Restrictions
- Your Rights to Your Content
- License to VarsityScape
- Account Termination and Removal of Content
- Legal Information
- Limitation of Liability
- Updates to the Terms
Who may use the Service we provide?
Age requirements. You must be at least 13 years of age to use our Service on your own. However, if you are below 13, you can use the Service if you have express permission from a guardian or parent.
Use as a student. VarsityScape is open to students in any institution of higher learning in Nigeria including but not restricted universities, polytechnics, colleges of education, monotechnics. It is also available to high school students who also want to get into a higher institution of education.
Use as an education worker. Education workers can also take advantage of the online community platform that VarsityScape provides to build their online following, sell their courses and electronic devices, upload study materials
Profile Types. Upon account creation, a default profile type “Student” is given to every member. Feel free to change this as you deem fit in the Profile Edit tab. Profile types are simply for identification and provide a no different function. If you want to upgrade your account, apply to work with us.
Linked Accounts: In order to make your experience on the Service seamless, we have incorporated a one-click login via social media accounts. Data drawn from these accounts are basic info like your name and email. Other profile details must be filled from your profile tab. You can also unlink these accounts at any time at the account settings tab.
Limitation to use: We try to make VarsityScape available to everyone, but you cannot use VarsityScape if you have been removed from the platform for any reason or are less than 13 years of age and your usage has not been approved by a parent or a guardian.
Content on the Service
The content on the Service includes study materials, courses, audio, graphics, text, photos, branding, software and other features provided by VarsityScape, you or a third-party (collectively referred to as “Content”).
VarsityScape will not take responsibility for any content uploaded to the Service in the form of text, audio, image, video or any other format. Every user has a right to the content that they upload to the website and shall be held responsible for it whether about themselves or other people on the Service.
Commercial Uploads on VarsityScape
As part of the content that users can upload on the Service: mentors, tutors, and other educators we permit (collectively “Instructors”) can upload courses and course materials for sale. These content are not free and are protected by copyright. By uploading any content for sale on the Service, you agree that the content is completely yours and you have complete, irrevocable legal rights to reproduce, sell, and use as you deem fit.
Authorizations and Restrictions
However, we do not give you the rights to:
- Access, reproduce, tamper with, broadcast, transmit, distribute parts of the Service, not made available to the public.
- Interfere with, disable, circumvent any part of the Service in a bid to test the security features of the Service.
- Copy, modify, disassemble, dismantle the Service to discover the source code of the system that runs the Service.
- Access the Service using automated means or technologies that exist or are yet to be made. You are not allowed to use robots to access the Service, harvest user data, crawl the Service, except we give such permissions directly.
- Act as a representative of VarsityScape or send messages in our names, unless otherwise indicated by a signed document.
- Use any copyright protected, branded content of the Service for personal gain.
Your Rights to Your Content
Any content you upload to VarsityScape remains yours. That means you still have rights to your content.
License to VarsityScape
However, by uploading content to VarsityScape, you also grant us the license to use that content in whichever way we deem fit.
Account Termination and Removal of Content
You are free to terminate your account and remove your content (some content or all) at any point in time. If for any reason, you are disallowed from using this Service or do no longer have sufficient rights to use the Service, say, for example, as an underaged, your guardians or parents no longer allow access to the Service, then you must delete your account and remove your content.
We will only delete your content or, in extreme cases, your account details if we are required by law to do so, if you breach these Terms or if we believe that it (account or content) could cause liability or harm to us, another user on the Service, or a generic third party.
Within the lawful grounds, you agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless VarsityScape, our officers, directors, partners, employees, and agents, from and against any claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, demands, costs or debt, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney’s fees) arising from (i) your use of and access to the Service, both actively and passively; (ii) your violation of any term of this Agreement; (iii) your violation of any third party rights, including without limitation any copyright, property, or privacy right; or (iv) any claim that your Content caused damage to a third party. This defense and indemnification obligation will survive these Terms1 and your use of the Service.
You agree that by signing up, utilizing, or accessing our services through any means, you enter into a legal agreement with VarsityScape. If you have any reservations against some or all of the Terms, do not register or use the Service we provide. Your use of the Service is completely voluntary and you agree to use VarsityScape at your own risk. By using the Service, you agree that you understand that VarsityScape is an open platform where anyone can post any content without necessarily having any affiliations to VarsityScape and that you are using the Service at your own risk as we shall not be held responsible for what individual users acting on their own, post on the platform.
VarsityScape is registered under Nigerian laws and any disagreement or dispute will be settled based on Nigerian law.
There is no warranty on the Service. We do not guarantee the reliability, accuracy, and suitability of the Service. We do not guarantee that you will get the results that you seek. As a result, you agree that you are using the Service completely at your own risk. We may choose to discontinue any part of the Service at any time, take parts the Service down temporarily or permanently for maintenance or business reasons and we shall not be held responsible for any damages caused due to lack of function on the Service resulting from any reason beyond our reasonable control.
Limitation of Liabilities
VarsityScape, our officers, directors, partners, employees, and agents to the extent allowed by law, will not be responsible for any loss of data, profits, revenue, business opportunities, goodwill, personal injury, death and the like resulting from your use of the Service, any errors or interruptions of the Service, or any other damages done on the services. Our total liability (including those of those affiliated to us in one way or the other) is limited to the greater of (a) the amount of money that you have spent on the Service 12 months before the date of the notice of your claim, delivered in writing to VarsityScape; and (b) five thousand Nigerian nairas (₦5000).
Updates to the Terms
VarsityScape reserves the right to change, add or remove sections of the Terms as we deem fit. However, you will be notified of such changes on the Service, or as demanded by law. Revised Terms shall supersede previous Terms. If in the future, we make changes that you do not agree with or do not accept, feel free to terminate your account and delete all content you have before then uploaded, discontinuing your use of the Service or contact us to erase your data.