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7. involves the transmission of "junk mail," "chain letters," or unsolicited mass mailing, instant messaging, "spimming," or "spamming";
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10. involves commercial activities and/or sales without prior written consent from Chegg such as contests, sweepstakes, barter, advertising, or pyramid schemes;
11. includes a photograph or video of another person that you have posted without that person's consent;
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Prohibited activities include, without limitation:
1. unauthorized advertising to, or solicitation of, any user to buy or sell any products or services;
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6. any automated use of the Services, such as, but not limited to, using scripts to send messages or posts;
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There may be links from the Services, or from communications you receive from the Services, to third party web sites or online features. The Services also may include third party content that we do not control, maintain or endorse.
Functionality on the Services may also permit interactions between the Services and a third party web site or online feature, including applications that connect the Services or your profile on the Services with a third party site. For example, the Services may include a button enabling you to indicate, on your social networking page, that you "like" a specific product on the Services, or a feature that lets you post to your social networking page a link to a specific product or the ability to share content from the Services or your User Content with a third party, which may be publicly posted on that third party's web site. Using this functionality typically requires you to login to your account on the third party website, and you do so at your own risk. We do not control any of these third party sites or any of their content. Accordingly, you expressly acknowledge and agree that we are in no way responsible or liable for any of those third party sites or online features. YOUR CORRESPONDENCE AND BUSINESS DEALINGS WITH THIRD PARTIES FOUND THROUGH THE SERVICES INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE PAYMENT AND DELIVERY OF PRODUCTS AND SERVICES, AND ANY TERMS, CONDITIONS, WARRANTIES AND REPRESENTATIONS ASSOCIATED WITH ANY SUCH DEALINGS, ARE SOLELY BETWEEN YOU AND THE THIRD PARTY.
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Chegg's homework help, study and note services are available merely as informational and study aids and should not be considered substitutes for applicable coursework, homework, class and lecture requirements, assignments and related materials. In using the Services, you specifically agree not to use, claim or submit as your own any portion of the help materials. Chegg does not guarantee the accuracy or quality of answers or other study material that appear on the Services, some of which may be posted by other users. You further agree the Services may present information that is incorrect or inconsistent when compared to similar content and materials, including solutions and their methodologies, provided or preferred by publishers of applicable problems or instructors of applicable courses.
We reserve the right to change, from time to time, the conditions for participation in the Program, reward levels, redemption requirements, Chegg Point values and available rewards. Chegg reserves the right to end the Program completely by providing three (3) months notice to the e-mail address you provided when you registered for the Program or last updated your account, or posting such notice to the Chegg website.
Overview: Points earned in the Program are called "Chegg Points." You can earn Chegg Points by completing qualifying activities that enrich the student experience within the Chegg.com platform ("Chegg Platform"). Earned Chegg Points can be used to redeem rewards available in the Program redemption center. For example, we may have gift cards and credit toward Chegg textbook rentals/purchases available for redemption. Earned Chegg Points can also be redeemed to engage in select activities on the Chegg Platform, such as asking questions to Chegg's community of experts.
It is your responsibility to review and verify that your Chegg Points total is accurate. You can review your Chegg Points total on your "Points and Rewards History" account page. Questions about your Chegg Points total may be directed to Chegg customer support. You agree to comply with our reasonable requests for applicable proof of any errors or disputes in Chegg Point processing.
Chegg reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to verify information collected when you open your Chegg Platform account and to suspend your account and your ability to participate in the Program if Chegg suspects you of fraudulent activity, including, without limitation, signing up for multiple accounts. You are responsible for keeping your account information current and accurate and Chegg is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information supplied.
Earning Chegg Points and Qualifying Activities:
Chegg Points may be earned for performing qualifying activities on the Chegg Platform, including answering questions on the Chegg Platform. We will expressly state on the Chegg Platform when and how Chegg Points may be earned for a particular activity. Any list of qualifying activities and the number of Chegg Points that may be earned for performing qualifying activities will be posted within the Chegg Points Earning Activities Page and may be changed by us at any time and in our sole discretion.
In connection with answering questions on the Chegg Platform to earn Chegg Points, your answer may be rated by the asker or others, and the rating may impact the number of points you receive. Further, if multiple answers are received for a question, only one answer will receive points for each question; answering a question, therefore, may not earn you points even if your answer is correct and even if it is rated highly. The impact of a rating on the number of points, and the criteria for deciding which answer gets points, is posted on the Chegg Points Earning Activities Page, and may be changed at any time at Chegg's discretion. You agree that Chegg is in no way liable for the actions of an asker, including, without limitation, any ratings assigned by an asker to any answers.
Chegg Points are only for active users of the Chegg Platform. Your earned Chegg Points will not expire so long as you use the Chegg site. Should you fail to log into your Chegg account for a period of 24 months or more, Chegg may reduce your Chegg Points balance to zero.
Purchasing Subscription Plan Chegg Points
We may also choose to offer users the ability to purchase a subscription plan that includes a number of benefits on the Chegg Platform, including a periodic allotment of points that can only be used to ask questions of Chegg's community of experts on the Chegg Platform ("Subscription Plan Chegg Points"). Subscription Plan Chegg Points are not earned Chegg Points and cannot be used to redeem rewards. Your Subscription Plan and all associated benefits (including unused Subscription Plan Chegg Points) will terminate in accordance with the term applicable to your plan. Subscribers may also be able to upgrade their subscription plans before they end to gain additional benefits, including a larger allotment ("Packs") of Subscription Plan Chegg Points. No refunds are available for a subscription plan or such point Packs, but additional allotments or packs of Subscription Plan Chegg Points purchased by the user will not expire so long as you are active on the Chegg Platform. If you fail to log into your Chegg account for a period of 24 months or more, Chegg will reduce your Subscription Plan Chegg Points and any associated packs or allotments of points to zero (0).
Rewards and Redeeming Chegg Points
Participants may redeem earned Chegg Points for select products or enhanced services or toward purchases made on Chegg.com. Chegg Points may be redeemed for the rewards set forth on the Chegg Points Rewards Page.
Chegg Points cannot be redeemed towards shipping or handling costs or tax. You are solely responsible for all federal, state and local taxes and any other costs or expenses of accepting and using Chegg Points or rewards redeemed with your Chegg Points, unless Chegg specifically states otherwise in writing.
Upon submitting a reward request, Chegg will review your account activity. We reserve the right to deny a reward request if Chegg determines, in its sole discretion, that you have violated these Terms. Rewards are available on a first-come, first-served and while-supplies-last basis. Your Chegg Points total will be reduced by the number of redeemed Chegg Points, and the redemption is not reversible. Rewards are provided "as is" with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by Chegg.
Rewards will be e-mailed to your e-mail address or mailed to your U.S. postal address, as applicable, that you provided when you registered for the Program or last updated your Program account. E-mailed rewards are typically sent within approximately ten (10) days from the date your order is processed, unless we state a different schedule or the particular reward you ordered is limited in quantity, backordered, or out of stock or you make a reward request during a high volume period such as major holidays. Rewards shipped via postal mail will usually be shipped within approximately eight (8) to twelve (12) weeks from the date your order is processed, unless we state a different schedule or the particular reward you ordered is limited in quantity, backordered, or out of stock or you make a reward request during a high volume period such as major holidays. Chegg is not liable for any damages to, losses of or delays in any shipments. Rewards that are undeliverable for whatever reason (including because your account information is incorrect) will not be re-sent and are forfeited, and the Chegg Points will not be refunded.
Chegg Points have no monetary or cash value and may not be redeemed for cash or any cash equivalent except under the Program. Chegg Points are not transferable and cannot be combined with other offers or with another person's Chegg Points. Chegg Points are not your personal property, and are not descendible, may not be inherited, bartered, purchased or sold to any third party. Other exclusions and restrictions may apply.
Losing Chegg Points & Termination
A. Copying all or significant parts of any answers or responses posted by others on the Chegg Platform and submitting them as a Participant's own submissions;
B. Copying all or significant parts of any answers or responses posted on other websites and submitting them as a Participant's own submissions; submissions despite the responses not pertaining to the question being asked;
C. Creating multiple accounts to ask and answer a Participant's own questions; and/or
D. Collaborating with another Participant to post questions and answers
Chegg may also revoke your ability to participate in the Program for: (i) your abuse of the Program, including, without limitation, your use of any "bot," macro, cheat code, or other automated means to participate in the Program or to earn Chegg Points; (ii) your failure to follow any terms and conditions of the Program or the Web Site; (iii) Program inactivity for more than twenty four (24) months; (iv) the attempted or actual sale of any of your Chegg Points; (iv) any misrepresentation by you; (v) suspension of your Chegg Platform account; or (vi) any other conduct deemed by Chegg, in its sole discretion, to be detrimental to the interests of Chegg or its customers or otherwise improper. If your ability to participate in the Program is revoked, any unused Chegg Points will automatically expire and your future participation in the Program may be prohibited. In addition, Chegg will have the right to take appropriate administrative or legal action, including criminal prosecution, as it deems necessary in its sole discretion.
You agree to abide by the final and binding decisions of Chegg regarding the Program and your participation in it. Chegg is the sole arbiter of all issues relating to the Program, including a decision to remove Chegg Points or deny rewards, and all of Chegg's decisions relating to the Program are final.
The names of individuals, groups, companies, products and services related to the Program or Program rewards are used for identification purposes only and may be protected by the intellectual property rights, such as trademarks and copyrights, of their respective owners. The mention of any individual, group or company, or the inclusion of a product or service within a Program or as a Program reward does not imply any association with or endorsement by such individual, group or company or the manufacturer or distributor of such product or service and, except as otherwise indicated, no association or endorsement is intended or should be inferred.
Chegg may permit users to upload and in some cases sell content for the purpose of aiding others in the education and learning process. Users may not post content created or owned by another person and hereby represent and warrant that: (i) each created and is the sole owner of all content posted to Services sites and all rights in such content, including, without limitation, copyright and (ii) the posting of Content on or through the Services will not breach the privacy rights, publicity rights, copyrights, contract rights, intellectual property rights or any other rights of any third-party. Users agree to pay for all royalties, fees, and any other monies owing to any third-party for any content provided by you to the Services. Users of the Services agree to exclude from such content any documents, records or files made accessible to them by (a) your school, professor or other instructor, (b) any board of examination, (c) any author or publisher whose works have been used as part of studies or (d) any co-student.
In creating study related content, students must respect any intellectual property rights that others may have in content. All content posted on the Services must be independently created, transformative and non-derivative. It should not be a transcript or recording of another's independent efforts, nor should it copy from materials purchased from or created by others. It should go beyond simply summarizing material covered in class or in written or recorded materials, but include information raised by students in or outside of class, and independent thought, analysis and commentary. Class notes, for example, must be substantially rewritten after class and include independent thought and analysis, research and information; notes that use a lecturer's words or that are not carefully reviewed, rethought and rewritten after class are not useful to or appreciated by students, and not permitted on the Services.
Schools may have their own policies that place restrictions on a student's ability to make commercial use of study materials, even otherwise lawful materials that the student has independently created. You are responsible for becoming familiar with such policies and abiding by them, and discontinuing the use of any Services if such use is contrary to your school policy or the instruction of your professor.
Class notes and study guides are solely for the specific use of students in the designated class for which they are created. Individuals who are not registered for a class may not purchase study guides, class notes or outlines for that class. Check the accuracy of all information from study guides, class notes, answers and outlines - Chegg does not guarantee their accuracy or completeness, they are simply an aid to the study process.
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Under no circumstances WILL Chegg be responsible for any loss or damage, including, without limitation, personal injury or death, resulting from use of THE services or Linked Services, attendance at a CHEGG event, from any user Content posted on or through THE services or Linked Services, or from the conduct of any users of THE services, whether online or offline. This "Disclaimers" section shall survive any expiration or termination of your relationship with Chegg.
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BY ACCESSING THE SERVICES, YOU UNDERSTAND THAT YOU MAY BE WAIVING RIGHTS WITH RESPECT TO CLAIMS THAT ARE AT THIS TIME UNKNOWN OR UNSUSPECTED, AND IN ACCORDANCE WITH SUCH WAIVER, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ AND UNDERSTAND, AND HEREBY EXPRESSLY WAIVE, THE BENEFITS OF SECTION 1542 OF THE CIVIL CODE OF CALIFORNIA, AND ANY SIMILAR LAW OF ANY STATE OR TERRITORY, WHICH PROVIDES AS FOLLOWS: "A GENERAL RELEASE DOES NOT EXTEND TO CLAIMS WHICH THE CREDITOR DOES NOT KNOW OR SUSPECT TO EXIST IN HIS FAVOR AT THE TIME OF EXECUTING THE RELEASE, WHICH IF KNOWN BY HIM MUST HAVE MATERIALLY AFFECTED HIS SETTLEMENT WITH THE DEBTOR."
Software related to or made available by the Services may be subject to United States export controls. Thus, no software from the Services may be downloaded, exported or re-exported: (a) into (or to a national or resident of) Cuba, North Korea, Iran, Syria or any other country to which the United States has embargoed goods; or (b) to anyone on the U.S. Treasury Department's list of Specially Designated Nationals or the U.S. Commerce Department's Table of Deny Orders. By downloading any software related to this Site, you represent and warrant that you are not located in, under the control of, or a national or resident of, any such country or on any such list. Further, by using any of the Services, you represent and warrant that you are not on any United States government list of restricted or prohibited persons with whom a United States company may do business.
Chegg respects the intellectual property rights of others and takes the protection of copyrights and other intellectual property seriously. Only the intellectual property rights owner or person authorized to act on behalf of the owner can report potentially infringing content. If you believe your work has been infringed through the Services, please notify us at copyright or at Chegg, Inc., Attention: Copyright Agent, 3990 Freedom Circle, Santa Clara CA 95054, and provide the following information:
- Your contact information, including name, address, telephone number, and e-mail address;
- A description of the copyrighted work you claim has been infringed (including, e.g., the title, ISBN and other bibliographic information for books);
- A reasonably specific description of where the allegedly infringing material is located on the Services (including, e.g., the URL);
- A statement by you that you have a good-faith belief that the allegedly infringing material is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
- Your electronic or physical signature;
- A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner''s behalf; and
- Information reasonably sufficient to permit us to contact the complaining party.
NOTE: This contact information is for inquiries regarding potential copyright and other infringement only.
It is often difficult to determine if your intellectual property rights have been violated or if the DMCA requirements have been met. We may request additional information before we remove any infringing material. If a dispute develops as to the correct owner of the rights in question, we reserve the right to remove your content along with that of the alleged infringer pending resolution of the matter.
Chegg will provide you with notice if your materials have been removed based on a third party complaint of alleged infringement of the third party's intellectual property rights.
IF YOU KNOWINGLY MISREPRESENT THAT MATERIAL IS OR IS NOT INFRINGING, YOU MAY BE SUBJECT TO CIVIL PENALTIES. THESE INCLUDE MONETARY DAMAGES, COURT COSTS, AND ATTORNEYS' FEES INCURRED BY CHEGG, BY ANY COPYRIGHT OWNER, OR BY ANY COPYRIGHT OWNER'S LICENSEE THAT IS INJURED AS A RESULT OF RELIANCE UPON YOUR MISREPRESENTATION. YOU MAY ALSO BE SUBJECT TO CRIMINAL PROSECUTION FOR PERJURY. You agree we may provide your notice to the provider of the allegedly infringing material.
We have a policy of terminating accounts of users who repeatedly and intentionally infringe the intellectual property rights of others.
Arbitration Process. A party who desires to initiate arbitration must provide the other party with a written Demand for Arbitration as specified in the AAA Rules. (The AAA provides a form Demand for Arbitration at www.adr.org/si.asp?id=3477 and a separate form for California residents at www.adr.org/si.asp?id=3485.) The arbitrator will be either a retired judge or an attorney licensed to practice law in the state of California and will be selected by the parties from the AAA's roster of consumer dispute arbitrators. If the parties are unable to agree upon an arbitrator within seven (7) days of delivery of the Demand for Arbitration, then the AAA will appoint the arbitrator in accordance with the AAA Rules.
Arbitration Location and Procedure. Unless you and Chegg otherwise agree, the arbitration will be conducted in the county where you reside. If your claim does not exceed $10,000, then the arbitration will be conducted solely on the basis of documents you and Chegg submit to the arbitrator, unless you request a hearing or the arbitrator determines that a hearing is necessary. If your claim exceeds $10,000, your right to a hearing will be determined by the AAA Rules. Subject to the AAA Rules, the arbitrator will have the discretion to direct a reasonable exchange of information by the parties, consistent with the expedited nature of the arbitration.
Fees. Your responsibility to pay any AAA filing, administrative and arbitrator fees will be solely as set forth in the AAA Rules. However, if your claim for damages does not exceed $75,000, Chegg will pay all such fees unless the arbitrator finds that either the substance of your claim or the relief sought in your Demand for Arbitration was frivolous or was brought for an improper purpose (as measured by the standards set forth in Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 11(b)).
This "Legal Disputes" section shall survive any expiration or termination of your relationship with Chegg.
The list prices displayed on the Services for publications come from bibliographic information we receive from leading third-party sources and publishers. Each list price is the publisher's suggested retail price. Chegg is not responsible for errors in that third-party data, including prices for the sale or purchase (buyback) of books. If a title does not have a publisher's suggested list price, the Services may not show a list price in the online catalog. If a product is listed at an incorrect price due to typographical error or an error in pricing information received from our suppliers or for any other reason, Chegg shall have the right to refuse or cancel any order, whether or not the order has been confirmed and your credit or debit card charged. If your credit or debit card has already been charged and your order is canceled, Chegg will issue a credit to your credit or debit card account.
From time to time, Chegg may issue you "Chegg Credit." Upon providing you Chegg Credit, Chegg may place limits on its use, and Chegg Credit may not be moved from one Chegg Service to another. If provided to you in exchange for goods or services or as a refund, it will not expire, though we may with notice after a posted period of time convert your credit to cash and send it to your address of record. If the credit was given to you with terms explicitly authorizing redemption for cash, you may convert that credit to cash. If you receive a credit from customer support, you may not redeem it for cash.
From time to time, Chegg may offer discounts, bonuses, coupons, loyalty programs, points programs, sweepstakes, contests or other promotional incentives. These incentives typically have their own specific rules, restrictions and limitations (e.g., limiting when, how often, and under what circumstances you may be eligible for the promotion). You are responsible for carefully reviewing and complying with these applicable rules, restrictions and limitations; certain promotions may not apply in certain jurisdictions where prohibited by law. You agree not to engage in any self-dealing, collusion, smurfing (defined as breaking large orders or sales transactions into multiple individual transactions for the purpose of obtaining multiple discounts or payments), or otherwise gaming or defrauding the system. By participating in such promotions, you agree to be bound by the applicable rules and restrictions, and that Chegg, in its sole discretion, may deny payment or benefits (e.g., when it believes improper activity has occurred or when a code has expired). All promotions may expire at any time without notice to recipients. Discounts apply only toward the actual base product/service rental or purchase cost; they do not apply to taxes, shipping, extension or late fees, or any other additional fees (e.g., conversion to purchase fees).
Through the Services, you may purchase, as a separate product, a digital access code (DAC) to certain Digital Content. The DAC publishers allow only one user (one activation) of these codes. Chegg will ship your ordered DAC to you in sealed packaging. If the DAC packaging is opened, Chegg must assume that the code is activated and therefore cannot be resold. Thus, you may not return a DAC with opened packaging for a refund.
Rentals and purchases through the Services may be subject to taxes in many states. Depending on your state and the nature of the product or service you receive from us, this may be a rental tax, sales tax and/or use tax. Tax rates are different from state to state. You are responsible for paying all such taxes.
Unfortunately, we cannot guarantee that supplemental materials (CDs and CD-ROMs, Workbooks, Study Guides) will be included with book rentals. However, they are available for purchase on select titles. If you receive your rental book with any of the above items, you are welcome to use it. We ask that you return your book complete with any supplemental materials you received.
All rentals remain the property of Chegg even while the item is in your possession. You may be given the option to purchase rented books from Chegg, either at the end of a rental cycle or at any point during the rental cycle. If you wish to purchase a book you have rented through the Services, you may be able to do so by accessing your account on the Services and looking for the purchase option. In this case, title (ownership) transfers to you as soon as your credit or debit card is approved for purchase value. If you purchase the title through our purchase program, title (ownership) changes hands as soon as you receive the product. Certain digital products may not be available for purchase or may have different purchase terms, and you should review their specific terms prior to rental or purchase.
Payment for certain Services is due in advance of each applicable membership period (e.g., monthly or annually). MONTHLY AND ANNUAL MEMBERSHIPS MAY AUTOMATICALLY RENEW AND YOUR CREDIT CARD OR OTHER PAYMENT METHOD YOU PROVIDE WILL BE CHARGED ON THE FIRST DAY OF EACH RENEWAL PERIOD UNTIL YOUR MEMBERSHIP IS TERMINATED BY US OR CANCELLED BY YOU. Also, for some of our paid Services, you may elect to temporarily "suspend" your membership, for example, during school breaks or vacation, for up to a total of 90 days in any one membership year (i.e., during each 12-month period following the commencement of your membership), and the period of your membership will be extended by the total amount of such suspended period(s). You agree to pay all applicable fees for your memberships and use of our paid Services, plus any applicable taxes or other charges as may be required, when due and payable. All fees and charges are payable in advance and non-refundable, including after cancellation. If you wish to cancel your membership in a Service (if available), please visit the customer support web area on the Services. Cancellation of memberships (if available) will take effect as detailed in the cancellation information for the specific Service you want to cancel.
We may from time to time offer free trials for some of our Services. Such trials may require you to register with a valid credit card to commence. Users that sign up for a free trial membership at a particular level will be automatically renewed at the promoted membership rate for that level at the end of the trial period unless the user cancels the membership at least before the end of the trial, unless the terms of the offer explicitly state otherwise. You can cancel a free trial online on the Services or by contacting Chegg's customer support. After cancellation of a free trial, you can continue as a Free Member with reduced benefits or access. Only one free trial membership is allowed per person. Subsequent registrations do not qualify for free trials. Unless the terms of a promotion state otherwise, for promotions that include "free" periods with "paid" periods, paid periods will elapse first. We may introduce new or additional features, services or materials to the Services which may be a part of, or priced separately from, existing levels of membership at our sole discretion.
We work diligently to prevent misuse, but ultimately, the choice to act with academic honor and integrity is your own. We know that most of you have never and will never abuse the Services or any of the information, services or materials available through them. We take this opportunity, then, to highlight our commitment and your own. We require every user and member to abide by our Honor Code.
You may not use any of the solutions, answers, materials or information available on or through the Services, to cheat. Examples include:
1. Submitting any textbook solutions from the Services as your own to any class.
2. Using our questions and answers service to complete tests or homework when instructed not to use outside help.
3. Otherwise passing along any solutions, answers, materials or information from the Services as your own.
4. Any other violation of your instructor's or school's academic honor code.
We will take swift action against anyone found violating this Honor Code. If Chegg is presented with evidence that its Services have been used in a manner contrary to its code, Chegg may, in its sole discretion, remove the materials and terminate the account of the involved users.
As current and former students, the Chegg team understands the pressures and time constraints school creates. That being said, we also know from the unfortunate tales of our peers that the risk you take by violating your school's code of academic integrity is not worth the reward. Copying solutions or posting unexplained final answers promotes completion without comprehension, and that's something we don't support on this site.
We are always seeking opportunities to work with educators in making our Websites a valuable resource for both you and your classroom for years to come. If you need to contact us concerning an issue of academic integrity, please e-mail us at email@example.com.
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