Terms of Use

Thank you for using a tool provided by SmarterServices, LLC. Our goal is to produce the best services and products for you. To ensure that we can provide a safe and friendly environment for all of our users, we have established these TERMS OF USE. It spells out just what you can expect from us and what we can expect from you.

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS WEB SITE OR ANY OTHER WEB SITE OPERATED BY SMARTERSERVICES, LLC. THEY ARE LEGALLY BINDING ON YOU.

By using this Web site, you signify your assent to these Terms of Use. We reserve the right, at our discretion, to modify, add, or remove portions of these terms at any time. Please check these terms periodically for changes. Your continued use of this site now or following the posting of changes to these terms will signify that you accept these Terms and/or changes. Your violation of these Terms, at a minimum, will result in your loss of the right to use our Web site, as we may decide in our absolute discretion.

  1. RESTRICTION ON USE OF MATERIALS.
    All materials on this site, including but not limited to text, images, designs, audio, graphics, logos, software, and the like (collectively called the "Materials"), are owned by SmarterServices, LLC (called also the "Company") or its content suppliers and protected by U.S. and international laws. All trademarks, services marks, and trade names are proprietary to Company. You may not copy, transmit, post, create derivative works from, ore republish in any way whatsoever any Materials from our Web site without the prior written permission of the Company. However, you may download or make one copy of the Materials and other downloadable items for personal, noncommercial home use only, provided all copyright and other notices on the Materials are left intact. Any modification or user of the Materials for any other purpose is an infringement of the Company's copyrights and other proprietary rights. User of these Materials on any other Web site or other networked computer environment is prohibited without prior written permission of Company.
  2. DISCLAIMER.
    This site is provided by SmarterServices, LLC on an "as is" basis. We make no representations or warranties of any kind, expressed or implied, as to the operation of our site, its information, content, materials, or products. To the full extent permissible by law, we disclaim all warranties, expressed or implied, including but not limited to, the implied warrantees of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.

    We do not warrant that any functions of our site will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site or our server(s) are free of viruses.

    We do not warrant or make any representations regarding the use of the materials on this web site as to their accuracy or reliability. You (and not us) assume the cost of all necessary corrections or repair. Further, applicable lay may no allow the exclusion of any implied warranties, so the above exclusions may not apply to you.
  3. LIMITED OF LIABILITY.
    Under no circumstances shall SmarterServices, LLC be liable for any claims of negligence or breach, including being liable for any special or consequential damages for the user of inability to use the materials on this web site, even it we have been advised of these possibilities. Applicable law may not allow these limitations on liability or damages, so the above may not apply to you.

    In no event shall our total liability to you for all damages, losses, and causes of action (whether in contract, tort, negligence, or otherwise) exceed the amount paid by you, if any, for accessing this site.
  4. ONLINE CONDUCT.
    Any communication which your post to our Web site is non-confidential, and user agrees to use SmarterServices, LLC only for lawful purposes. You shall not post or publish on our Web site any content which is defamatory, obscene, threatening, illegal, infringes on copyrights or trademarks, or is otherwise objectionable, including but not limited to any material encouraging conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, civil liability, or otherwise violate any applicable law.

    If we are notified on any alleged content violation, we may investigate this and decide in our sole discretion whether to remove that content from out Web site. We may disclose any content or electronic communication for any kind (i) to satisfy the law, regulation, or government request; (ii) if such disclosure is necessary or appropriate to operate our Company; and (iii) to protect the rights or property of our Company, its users, or providers.

    SmarterServices, LLC reserves the right to prohibit conduct, communication, or content that we deem in our sole discretion to violate any law or be harmful to the rights of any user, our Company, or any third party. Providing, however, neither we nor our provider(s) can ensure the prompt removal of questionable content after online posting. Accordingly, neither our Company nor any of its officers, employees, or representative shall assume liability for any action or inaction taken with respect to removing such material from our Web site.

    Our Web site shall be used only for personal uses consistent with our site's operations. You shall not distribute or otherwise publish any commercial material soliciting or promoting any goods or services. You specifically acknowledge that soliciting any users of this Web site to become members or any commercial online service or other organization is expressly prohibited.

    By uploading or submitting any materials to us, you automatically grant and warrant that the content owner has expressly granted us a royalty-free, irrevocable, nonexclusive right and license to use, publish, modify, and distribute the content worldwide, including the right to use it in other works in any form, media, or technology for the copyright term of this content. Subject to this grant, the content owner retains any and all rights which may exist in that content.

    Any advise, services, or offers that re expressed by you, made available by third parties, are those of the respective authors - and not of SmarterServices, LLC or any of our officers, employees, or representatives. Neither Company nor any of its representatives guarantee the accuracy, completeness, or appropriateness of any content, opinion, or advice, nor its merchantability or fitness for any particular purpose. Under no circumstances shall we be liable for an loss, damage, or harm caused by a user's reliance on any information obtained through this Web site. It is the responsibility of each user to independently evaluate the information, advice, or other content found at this Web site.
  5. THIRD-PARTY SUBMISSIONS.
    User may upload to or distribute on your Web site only content that is not subject to any copyright or other proprietary rights protection, or content in which the author has given express authorization for Internet distribution. Any content distributed with the consent of a copyright owner should contain a phrase such as "Copyright, date, owned by [name of owner]; used by permission." The unauthorized submission or distribution of copyrighted or other proprietary content is illegal.

    In compliance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, users and other persons can report any potential infringements and recommended corrections to us, info@SmarterServices.com. We will address those concerns in accordance with that Act. Neither our Company, it officers, or representatives will be liable for any damage resulting from any infringement of copyrights or proprietary rights, or from any other harm that arises form use submissions.
  6. PRIVACY POLICY.
    It is SmarterServices, LLC's policy to respect the privacy of our users. You may view our Privacy Policy by clicking here.
  7. LINKING TO AND FROM THIS WEB SITE.
    To the extent that this Web site has links from and to other Web sites, we cannot endorse nor control their content, accuracy, compliance with laws, or accessibility. If you decide to access these linked sites, you do so at your own risk. Any concerns regarding such outside Internet sites, or any link thereto, should be directed to that particular Web site.

    Any link to our Web site is subject to our approval, conditions, and agreement, as we made decide on our sole discretion. Additionally, any linking, whether it is a hyperlink, use of spiders or robots, or whatever applicable technology, of a commercial, competitive, or offensive nature is strictly prohibited.
  8. TERMINATION OF USE.
    SmarterServices, LLC reserves the right to refuse service, terminate accounts, suspend activity, and/or cancel orders in its sole discretion, including, without limitations, if we believe that any customer's conduct violates applicable law, is harmful to another user's interest, or is harmful to the Company's, a third-party's, or a service provider's interest.
  9. INDEMNITY.
    By accessing the services and/or products provided by SmarterServices, LLC, the user KNOWINGLY, EVENHANDEDLY, and FOR VALID CONSIDERATION specifically has agreed to protect, release, defend, indemnify and hold harmless Distributed Education Consulting And Development Experts, L.L.C. or any of its agents, contractors, employees, officers, affiliates, successors and/or assigns from any and all claims, administrative proceedings, causes of action, complaints, suit loses, liabilities, costs, expenses and/or damages made or levied against it or its affiliates, arising out of this agreement, including, but not limited to: (a) breach of contract; (b) breach of warranty; (c) breach of any non-delegable duty; (d) bodily injury; (e) property damage; (f) negligent entrustment; (g) any third party claims alleging infringement of intellectual property rights; (h) violation of any applicable rules and/or regulations of indemnitor�s educational institution; (i) intentional tortious conduct; (j) fraud; and (k) any other possible negligent acts of indemnitee.
  10. ARBITRATION
    All disputes, demands, claims, or controversies or any kind between the parties arising from, relating to or connected in any way with this Terms of Use Contract, the parties hereto, or the relationships created hereby, shall be resolved by binding arbitration to be conducted in Montgomery, Alabama, or other location stipulated to by the parties, by one arbitrator selected by Distributive with the [user�s/proctor�s] consent. The parties acknowledge that this Contract is made pursuant to a transaction affecting interstate commerce and shall be governed by the Federal Arbitration Act at 9 U.S.C. � 1, et seq. Either party may demand arbitration by serving upon the other party a written demand for arbitration along with a statement of the matter in controversy. Judgment upon the award rendered may be entered in any court having jurisdiction. The parties agree and understand that they choose arbitration instead of litigation to resolve disputes, and that this choice is binding upon and inures to the benefit of, the [user/proctor], Distributive, and the officers, employees, agents and affiliated persons and entities of each of them. The parties understand that they have a right to litigate disputes in court, but that they prefer to resolve their disputes through arbitration, and further, that any question regarding whether a particular controversy is subject to arbitration shall be decided by the Arbitrator. THE PARTIES VOLUNTARILY AND KNOWINGLY WAIVE ANY RIGHT THEY HAVE TO A JURY TRIAL EITHER PURSUANT TO ARBITRATION UNDER THIS CLAUSE. The parties agree and understand that all disputes arising under case law, statutory law and all other laws including, but not limited to, all contract, tort and property disputes will be subject to binding arbitration in accord with this Terms of Use Contract. The parties agree that the arbitrator shall have all powers provided by law, the Contract and the agreement of the parties. These powers shall include all legal and equitable remedies including, but not limited to, money damages, declaratory relief and injunctive relief. The parties agree and understand that this agreement to arbitrate all disputes survives payment, completion and performance of this Terms of Use Contract and any termination, cancellation or performance of the transactions between Distributive and the [user/proctor].
  11. STORAGE OF CONTENT.
    You agree that SmarterServices, LLC may establish, in its sole discretion and without prior notice to you, a maximum amount of storage space for Content maintained, disseminated, or transmitted through the Web Site. You agree that SmarterServices, LLC has no responsibility or liability for the deletion of or failure to store any messages, communications, or other content maintained, disseminated, or transmitted through the Web Site.
  12. OTHER.
    Any legal dispute arising in connection with these Terms of user shall be first attempted to be settled by mediation. If that is not successful, then the dispute shall be settled by arbitration to be held in the State of Alabama in accordance with the rules of the American Arbitration Association, and this agreement to arbitrate shall be specifically enforceable. Any award shall be final and binding on all parties, and a final judgment may be entered in the appropriate court of law. Notwithstanding this, should any litigation ensue between the parties, then the prevailing party shall be entitled to reasonable expenses and attorney fees as set by the Court.

    This site is created and controlled by SmarterServices, LLC in the State of Alabama, whose lays will govern these Terms of Use and legal controversy. You consent to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the State of Alabama and of the United States for any litigation arising out of your Web site's use an operation, waive any objection to this state on improper jurisdiction and/or venue grounds, and agree not to argue that any such litigation brought there has been brought in an inconvenient forum.

    If any provision for these Terms of Use shall be deemed unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable by any court of competent jurisdiction, then that provision shall be deemed severable from the rest for the provisions and shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any of the remaining ones.

    YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS OF USE by your accessing, viewing, and/or using our Web site.
  13. CONTACT INFORMATION.
    If you have any questions or concerns with respect to the Agreement or the Web Site you may contact a representative of SmarterServices, LLC at PO Box 220111 Deatsville, AL 36022, info@SmarterServices.com or 877-499-Smarter.