Terms of Service

Last updated - Feb 20, 2012
  • Introduction

    Welcome to Noteswap.com ("the site" and/or "Noteswap"), the online note swapping community for college and university students. Noteswap allows registered users to upload and/or view lectures notes taken by other members ("content" and/or "material"). Noteswap provides this service to you free of charge, however, is subject to your acceptance of the following Terms of Service ("TOS"). Noteswap reserves the right to modify the TOS by adding or removing any of the following sections at any time, with or without your notice. Your agreement to the TOS acknowledges that you will comply with any of the following terms as well as any other portions added at a later date. Your continued use of Noteswap after any modifications to the TOS will constitute a compliance with the updated portions.
  • Qualifications

    In agreeing to the TOS, you affirm that you are of legal age to form a binding contract and are not violating any of the laws or guidelines specified by your school, government or other valid jurisdiction. You also agree that the information you provide is true, accurate and up-to-date. If you are under the age of 13 you may not register with or view the content on Noteswap.
  • Copyrighted Material

    NOTESWAP STRONGLY CONDEMNS THE POSTING OF ANY MATERIAL THAT HAS BEEN SPECIFIED AS COPYRIGHTED, AND THE DISCOVERY OF SUCH POSTED MATERIAL WILL BE REMOVED IMMEDIATELY AND MAY RESULT IN THE TERMINATION OF THE USER'S ACCESS TO THE SITE. If you are unsure as to whether of not you are uploading copyrighted material verify with the source of the information as to possible violation of any copyright laws. Please post with caution as you are fully responsible for any and all material posted under your account name. Noteswap respects the intellectual property of others. If you believe that your work and/or works have been copied or illegally reproduced in anyway please feedback form.
  • User Name and Password Protection

    Upon agreeing to the TOS and registering with Noteswap you will be issued an account name (your email) and password, both of which are of your choosing. You are thereby responsible for maintaining the full confidentiality of your password and/or account, and are responsible for any and all activities that occur under your account. Noteswap is also not responsible for any unwanted activity that occurs from the email address or password that you register with, either at Noteswap or another site.
  • Liability

    YOU SPECIFICALLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT NOTESWAP SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL AND/OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO: DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, DECLINE IN GRADES, DECLINE IN ACADEMIC OR SCHOLARSHIP STANDING, OR ANY OTHER LOSS IN GOODWILL OF YOUR NAME OR BUSINESS. You are aware that Noteswap can not and will not be able to fully monitor all of the notes posted at the site, and therefore some of the posted material may be misleading, incomplete, irrelevant or otherwise inaccurate with the course listing under which they are posted. NOTESWAP IS AN INDEPENDENTLY OWNED AND OPERATED SITE AND IS IN NO WAY ASSOCIATED WITH ANY UNIVERSITY OR COLLEGE. Noteswap also features third-party advertisements on the site and must insist that you visit the sites with caution. Noteswap is not directly affiliated with any of the third-party advertisements visible on our site or any other link that you may come across while viewing the site. ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF NOTESWAP IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK. YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH MATERIAL.
  • Intellectual Property

    By uploading content to Noteswap, you are expressly consenting to allow Noteswap to use, distribute, or otherwise publish said content.
  • Member Conduct

    As stated above, you are responsible for any material posted under your name and thereby agree to not post any material in the following context. Violations of such posting guidelines may result in the termination of the user's access to the site. DO NOT POST ANY CONTENT THAT:
    • Is unlawful, abusive, vulgar, obscene, harmful, offensive, invasive of another user's privacy and/or threatening.
    • May be considered racist, sexist or otherwise considered hateful to a particular group.
    • May influence any illegal actions
    • The upload, post, email or transmit of any material that may be considered "spam", "junk mail", "chain letters", or a "pyramid scheme." This includes but is not limited to:
      • The use of Noteswap's services to advertise a product or service (profit or non-profit) that was not approved or authorized by Noteswap beforehand.
      • The gathering or collecting of any user's email address available on Noteswap for any third-party use, either for a profit or not.
  • All Rights Reserved

    All content on the Web site, including but not limited to the design, layout, function, text, graphics, and their arrangement are the property of Noteswap. The content may not be modified, copied, reproduced, republished, downloaded, displayed, posted, sold or otherwise transmitted, in whole or in part, without Noteswap's prior approval. All rights reserved.
  • Violations

    Noteswap reserves the right to terminate a user's access to the site at any time and for whatever reason.