Terms and Conditions
Last updated: August 3, 2018
Please read these Terms of Service ("Terms", "Terms of Service") carefully before using the abdodigital.com or abdozoom.com website (the "Service") operated by Abdo Publishing ("us", "we", or "our").
Your access to and use of the Service is conditioned on your acceptance of and compliance with these Terms. These Terms apply to all visitors, users and others who access or use the Service.
By accessing or using the Service you agree to be bound by these Terms. If you disagree with any part of the terms then you may not access the Service.
The Service offers access to web-enabled ebooks and other digital content in adherence with your subscription terms. Unless explicitly stated otherwise, any new or improved features to the Service shall be provided subject to this Agreement.
We grant you a personal, non-transferable and non-exclusive right and license to use the Service as indicated in your purchase agreement. You agree that you will not copy, modify, create a derivative work of, reverse engineer, reverse assemble or otherwise attempt to discover any source code, sell, assign, sublicense, grant a security interest in or otherwise transfer any right in the Service. You agree not to modify the Service in any manner or form, or to use modified versions of the Service, including (without limitation) for obtaining or granting others unauthorized access to the Service.
All information provided on the Service is owned by or licensed to us unless otherwise indicated. We and our licensors retain all proprietary rights to the information on the Service. Copyright law protects the content posted on the Service. When available, you are permitted to download the content contained on the Service and share it based on your subscription terms. The use or the sharing of the content for any other purpose would constitute a violation of our and/or our licensors' copyright, trademark, and other proprietary rights.
To use the Service, you must obtain access to the Internet, either directly or through devices that access web-based content, and pay any service fees or other costs associated with such access. In addition, you must provide all equipment necessary to make such connection to the Internet, including a computer and modem or other access device.
Modification or Termination of Service
We reserve the right to at any time and from time to time to modify or temporarily discontinue the Service (or any part thereof) with or without notice, including without limitation if you breach the Terms.
All provisions of the Terms which by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity and limitations of liability.
A standard site license for Abdo Zoom provides access for authorized users in a single building at a single location only. This use includes multi-user, simultaneous access.
For school libraries, authorized users include: the administration, faculty, staff, students, and parents of students.
For public libraries, authorized users include: the staff and residents of the locality that funds the library.
These authorized users may access Abdo Zoom from the institution or from remote locations with proper authentication. Users may not share their institution’s username and password with any individual who is not an authorized user.
ABDO reserves the right to terminate your access to the licensed materials without refund if these terms are violated. ABDO will not terminate the site license without first notifying the institution of use violations and giving the school or library the opportunity to resolve any violations.
Data include all Personally Identifiable Information (PII) and other non-public information. Data include, but are not limited to, student data, location information, metadata, and user content.
We collect Data to set up administrative accounts for schools and libraries. We also collect location information for all users of the Service. We do not actively collect other Data about students, but we do allow account administrators to enter student Data into their account on behalf of their school or library. If an administrator chooses to provide student Data into the Service, we will store it and display it when the student logs in. We will use Data only for the purpose of fulfilling our duties and providing the Service under this Agreement, and for improving the Service under this Agreement.
We collect de-identified Data of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Our purpose in collecting de-identified Data is to better understand how our visitors use the Service. From time to time, we may release de-identified Data in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of the Service.
We may rely on one or more subcontractors to perform services under this Agreement. We agree to share the names of these subcontractors with you upon request. All subcontractors and successor entities will be subject to the terms of this Agreement.
We will not to attempt to re-identify de-identified Data and will not transfer de-identified Data to any party unless that party agrees not to attempt reidentification.
We will ensure that all Data in our possession and in the possession of any subcontractors, or agents to which we may have transferred Data, are destroyed or transferred to the user under the direction of the administrative account holder when the Data are no longer needed for their specified purpose, at the request of the user. Any Data related to your account that is held by us will be made available to you upon request.
Data may not be used for any purpose other than the specific purpose(s) outlined in this Agreement.
Our collection, use, and sharing of Data is governed by this Agreement and any applicable laws and regulations including, in the U.S., provisions of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act ("FERPA") and the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act ("COPPA").
We may contract with third-party providers to assist us in better understanding our site visitors. These providers are not permitted to use the information collected on our behalf except to help us conduct and improve our business.
You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. If you turn cookies off, you won't have access to many features that make your experience with the Service more efficient, and some of the Service may not function properly.
The Service allows you to post notes of other material ("Content"). You are responsible for the content provided by users in your account.
We will store and process Data in accordance with industry best practices. This includes appropriate administrative, physical, and technical safeguards to secure Data from unauthorized access, disclosure, and use. We will conduct periodic risk assessments and remediate any identified security vulnerabilities in a timely manner.
Links to Other Web Sites
The Service may contain links to third-party web sites or services that are not owned or controlled by us.
We have no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party web sites or services. You further acknowledge and agree that we shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such web sites or services.
This site and the materials and products on this site are provided "as is" and without warranties of any kind, whether express or implied. To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, we disclaim all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. We do not represent or warrant that the functions contained in the site will be uninterrupted or error-free, that the defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes the site available are free of viruses or other harmful components. We do not make any warrantees or representations regarding the use of the materials in this site in terms of their correctness, accuracy, adequacy, usefulness, timeliness, reliability or otherwise.
Limitation of Liability
We shall not be liable for any special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, the materials on this site or the performance of the products, even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages.
We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to modify or replace these Terms at any time. If a revision is material we will try to provide at least 30 days' notice prior to any new terms taking effect. What constitutes a material change will be determined at our sole discretion.
We will not change how Data are collected, used, or shared under the terms of this Agreement in any way without advance notice to and consent from users.
If you have any questions about these Terms, please contact us.