Terms and Conditions of Use

 

User License Agreement for VERITAS Website

PLEASE READ THIS LICENSE AGREEMENT ("LICENSE") CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THE VERITAS WEBSITE (WEBSITE). BY USING VERITAS WEBSITE, YOU ARE AGREEING TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS LICENSE. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THE TERMS OF THIS LICENSE, DO NOT USE THE WEBITE. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THE TERMS OF THE LICENSE, YOU MAY, CLICK "DISAGREE/DECLINE" AND UNENROLL FROM THE SERVICES OFFERED ON THE WEBSITE.

IMPORTANT NOTE

The Website's purpose is to provide educational course material. It is licensed to you only for viewing and use of copyrighted materials for educational purposes. Remote access of copyrighted material is only provided for lawful personal use or as otherwise legally permitted. If you are uncertain about your right to copy or permit access to any materials presented on the Website, you must contact VERITAS for written permission prior to copying or other use of these materials.

Complete Agreement

This License constitutes the entire agreement between the parties with respect to the use of the VERITAS Website licensed hereunder and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous understandings regarding such subject matter, with the exception of any additional terms and conditions you are required to accept if you choose to use eLearning's online store, website, content and materials which will govern your use of such store and any Services you purchase through that store. No amendment to or modification of this License will be binding unless in writing and signed by VERITAS.

Acceptance of Terms of Use

By using the VERITAS Website, its content, materials and services presented on this or any other website belonging to VERITAS including using, transmitting, downloading or uploading of services or functionality and services or materials made available or enabled via VERITAS website(s) or users of the website (User), or in merely browsing the website, you agree to these Terms and Conditions.

General

The materials, products and any third party software, documentation and any fonts accompanying this License whether on disk, in read only memory, on any other media or in any other form (collectively the "VERITAS website") are licensed, not sold, to you by VERITAS for use only under the terms of this License, and VERITAS reserves all rights not expressly granted to you. The terms of this License will govern any content, material or software upgrades provided by eLearning that replace and/or supplement the original Website, unless such upgrade is accompanied by a separate license in which case the terms of that license will govern.

Title and Intellectual Property

Title and intellectual property rights in and to any content displayed by or accessed through the VERITAS belongs to the respective content owner. Such content may be protected by copyright or other intellectual property laws and treaties, and may be subject to terms of use of the third party providing such content. This License does not grant you any rights to use such content.

Permitted License Uses and Restrictions

Subject to the terms and conditions of this License, you are granted a limited non-exclusive license to use the content and materials of the Website for educational purposes which include the purchase of, use and viewing of course work, completion of course work and documentation of the completion of course work presented on the Website. You have limited use of the Website materials to reproduce materials to supplement documentation of the purchased course, so long as such use is limited to reproduction of copyrighted materials for personal use only as a supplement to the coursework. You may not make the VERITAS materials available over a network where it could be used by multiple computers at the same time. You may make one copy of the materials in machine-readable form for backup purposes only; provided that the backup copy must include all copyright or other proprietary notices contained on the original. You may not and you agree not to, or to enable others to, copy (except as expressly permitted by this License), decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble, attempt to derive the source code of, decrypt, modify, create derivative works of the VERITAS Website, or any part thereof (except as and only to the extent any foregoing restriction is prohibited by applicable law or to the extent as may be permitted by licensing terms governing use of open-sourced components included with use of the VERITAS Website). Any attempt to do so is a violation of the rights of VERITAS and its licensors of the eLearning Website.

Transfer

You may not rent, lease, lend, redistribute or sublicense the VERITAS website, its content, materials, products or any part.

Consent to Use of Data

You agree that VERITAS and its subsidiaries may collect and use technical and related information, including but not limited to technical information about your computer, system and application software, and peripherals, that is gathered periodically to facilitate the provision of updates, product support and other services to you (if any) related to the use of the Website and to verify compliance with the terms of this License. VERITAS may use this information, as long as it is in a form that does not personally identify you, to improve our products or to provide services or technologies to you.

Financial Transaction

All online transactions are considered as US financial transactions in US dollars. Therefore, you will be providing your information and credit card to a US financial institution. Any conversion of currency and exchange rates are subject to your credit card issuing bank in your country.

Refund Policy

Any courses purchased through the Veritas website are protected under a 14-day refund policy. Our goal is to provide a high quality learning experience to our customers. This policy is in place to ensure our customers, who begin a course and aren't satisfied can be refunded. To request a refund, email us at support@veritasdvm.com. Please include your registered email address, full name and the reason you are requesting the refund.

There are a few instances when the 14-day refund can be rejected:

  • If the majority or entirety of a course was consumed during the 14 day period, the refund may be rejected.
  • Users who purchase and request refunds multiple times over an extended period, may be forbidden from purchasing again.

 

Other Services

Use of VERITAS services requires Internet access and use of certain services requires you to accept additional terms of service which will be presented to you before you can use such services.

By using the software in connection with your eLearning account, you agree to the latest VERITAS Terms of Service.

You understand that by using any of the VERITAS services, you may encounter content that may be deemed offensive, indecent, or objectionable, which content may or may not be identified as having explicit language. Nevertheless, you agree to use VERITAS services at your sole risk and that VERITAS shall have no liability to you for content that may be found to be offensive, indecent, or objectionable. Content types (including genres, sub-genres and Podcast categories and sub-categories and the like) and descriptions are provided for convenience, and you acknowledge and agree that eLearning does not guarantee their accuracy.

Certain VERITAS services may include materials from third parties or links to certain third party websites. You acknowledge and agree that VERITAS is not responsible for examining or evaluating the content or accuracy of any such third-party material or web sites. VERITAS does not warrant or endorse and does not assume and will not have any liability or responsibility for any third-party materials or websites, or for any other materials, products, or services of third parties. Links to other web sites are provided solely as a convenience to you. You agree that you will not use any third-party materials in a manner that would infringe or violate the rights of any other party, and that VERITAS is not in any way responsible for any such use by you.

You agree that the services, including but not limited to graphics, images, video clips, audio clips, and editorial content, written content materials contain proprietary information and material that is owned by VERITAS and/or its licensors, and is protected by applicable intellectual property and other laws, including but not limited to copyright, and that you will not use such proprietary information or materials in any way whatsoever except for permitted use of the services. No portion of the services may be reproduced in any form or by any means. You agree not to modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute, or create derivative works based on the services, in any manner, and you shall not exploit the services in any unauthorized way whatsoever, including but not limited to, by trespass or burdening network capacity.

VERITAS and its licensors reserve the right to change, suspend, remove, or disable access to any services at any time without notice. In no event will VERITAS be liable for the removal of or disabling of access to any such services. VERITAS may also impose limits on the use of or access to certain services, in any case and without notice or liability.

Termination

This License is effective until terminated. Your rights under this License will terminate automatically without notice from VERITAS if you fail to comply with any term(s) of this License. Upon the termination of this License, you shall cease all use of the VERITAS Website.

Disclaimer

YOU EXPRESSLY ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT USE OF THE VERITAS WEBSITE (AS DEFINED ABOVE) AND SERVICES (AS DEFINED BELOW) IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK AND THAT THE ENTIRE RISK AS TO SATISFACTORY QUALITY, PERFORMANCE, ACCURACY AND EFFORT IS WITH YOU. EXCEPT FOR THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, THE VERITAS WEBSITE AND SERVICES ARE PROVIDED "AS IS", WITH ALL FAULTS AND WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, AND ELEARNING AND ELEARNING’S LICENSORS (COLLECTIVELY REFERRED TO AS " VERITAS ") HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH RESPECT TO THE WEBSITE, CONTENT, SOFTWARE AND SERVICES, EITHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND/OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, OF SATISFACTORY QUALITY, OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OF ACCURACY, OF QUIET ENJOYMENT, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTY RIGHTS. ELEARNING DOES NOT WARRANT AGAINST INTERFERENCE WITH YOUR ENJOYMENT OF THE VERITAS WEBSITE OR SERVICES THAT THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED IN THE VERITAS WEBSITE OR SERVICES WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, THAT THE OPERATION OF THE SOFTWARE OR SERVICES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, OR THAT DEFECTS IN THE WEBSITE, SOFTWARE OR SERVICES WILL BE CORRECTED. YOU FURTHER ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THE WEBSITE, SOFTWARE OR SERVICES IS NOT INTENDED OR SUITABLE FOR USE IN SITUATIONS OR ENVIRONMENTS WHERE THE FAILURE OF, OR ERRORS OR INACCURACIES IN THE CONTENT, DATA OR INFORMATION PROVIDED BY ELEARNING COULD LEAD TO DEATH, PERSONAL INJURY, OR SEVERE PHYSICAL OR ENVIRONMENTAL DAMAGE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THE OPERATION OF NUCLEAR FACILITIES, AIRCRAFT NAVIGATION OR COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS, AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL, LIFE SUPPORT OR WEAPONS SYSTEMS. NO ORAL OR WRITTEN INFORMATION OR ADVICE GIVEN BY VERITAS OR ITS AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE SHALL CREATE A WARRANTY. SHOULD THE VERITAS WEBSITE OR SERVICES PROVE DEFECTIVE, YOU ASSUME THE ENTIRE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING OR CORRECTION. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR LIMITATIONS ON APPLICABLE STATUTORY RIGHTS OF A CONSUMER, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSION AND LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

Limitation of Liability

TO THE EXTENT NOT PROHIBITED BY LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL VERITAS BE LIABLE FOR PERSONAL INJURY, OR ANY INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF DATA, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION OR ANY OTHER COMMERCIAL DAMAGES OR LOSSES, ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO YOUR USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE ELEARNING WEBSITE OR SERVICES, HOWEVER CAUSED, REGARDLESS OF THE THEORY OF LIABILITY (CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE) AND EVEN IF ELEARNING HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR PERSONAL INJURY, OR OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THIS LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. In no event shall VERITAS’s total liability to you for all damages (other than as may be required by applicable law in cases involving personal injury) exceed the amount of fifty dollars ($50.00). The foregoing limitations will apply even if the above stated remedy fails of its essential purpose.

Export Control

You may not use or otherwise export or re-export the VERITAS website, its contents or materials except as authorized by United States law and the laws of the jurisdiction in which the eLearning content and materials was obtained. In particular, but without limitation, the VERITAS website materials and content may not be exported or re-exported

(a) Into any U.S. embargoed countries or

(b) to anyone on the U.S. Treasury Department's list of Specially Designated Nationals or the U.S. Department of Commerce Denied Person’s List or Entity List.

By using the VERITAS Website, you represent and warrant that you are not located in any such country or on any such list. You also agree that you will not use these products for any purposes prohibited by United States law, including, without limitation, the development, design, manufacture or production of missiles, or nuclear, chemical or biological weapons.

Controlling Law and Severability

This License will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York, as applied to agreements entered into and to be performed entirely within New York between New York residents. This License shall not be governed by the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods, the application of which is expressly excluded. If for any reason a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision, or portion thereof, to be unenforceable, the remainder of this License shall continue in full force and effect.

Third Party Acknowledgements and Terms

Portions of the VERITAS Website utilize or include third party software and other copyrighted material. Acknowledgements, licensing terms and additional disclaimers for such material are contained in the “online” electronic documentation for the VERITAS Website or may otherwise accompany such material, and your use of such material is governed by their respective terms.

Miscellaneous Provisions

These Terms of Conditions and License (TOCL) will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York, without giving effect to its conflict of law provisions or your actual state or country of residence. If for any reason a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision or portion of the TOC to be unenforceable, the remainder of the TOC will continue in full force and effect.

These TOCL constitute the entire agreement between the parties with respect to the subject matter hereof and supersedes and replaces all prior or contemporaneous understandings or agreements, written or oral, regarding such subject matter. Any waiver of any provision of the TOCL will be effective only if in writing and signed by VERITAS. This TOCL constitutes the entire agreement between the parties with respect to the use of the VERITAS Website licensed hereunder and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous understandings regarding such subject matter, with the exception of any additional terms and conditions you are required to accept if you choose to use VERITAS’s online store, website, content and materials which will govern your use of such store and any Services you purchase through that store. No amendment to or modification of this License will be binding unless in writing and signed by VERITAS. Any translation of this License is done for local requirements and in the event of a dispute between the English and any non-English versions, the English version of this License shall govern.

Global Trade Compliance

Global Trade Compliance develops and implements practices and procedures within VERITAS to ensure compliance with U.S. and foreign export, import, and customs regulations. We are the corporate resource for both U.S. and foreign regulatory requirements, including:
 

  • Import/Export Compliance Requirements and Policies
  • Encryption Policies
  • Global Customs, Valuation, and Logistics issues
  • International Shipping Requirements

Export Regulations

This information has been updated to reflect recent changes to the United States Export Administration Regulations (EAR). Details of the U.S. Commercial Encryption Export Controls can be found at the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) web site. All VERITAS products are subject to the U.S. Export Laws, diversion contrary to U.S. law is prohibited.

Prohibited End Users

ALL VERITAS products are prohibited for export to the following:

  • Any company or national of Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan, and Syria. Licenses to these countries and parties are presumed denied.
  • Re-export to these countries is prohibited; if you "know or have reason to know" that an illegal reshipment will take place; you may not ship to such a user.
  • Entities listed on any U.S. Government Denied Party/Person List. See BIS's The Denied Persons List, the Office of Foreign Assets Control's Economic and Trade sanctions list, (OFAC), and the Office of Defense Trade Controls (DTC).
  • Any customer you know or have reason to know, who is involved in the design, development, manufacture or production of nuclear technology, or nuclear, biological or chemical "weapons of mass destruction."