TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Last Updated: 11/29/2020

This website is owned and operated by GingerChip. These Terms set forth the terms and conditions under which you may use the GingerChip website and services as offered by GingerChip. This website offers visitors the opportunity to learn about STEM innovation and discoveries. Additionally, this website gives users who have an account the chance to connect with other users to discuss and collaborate on STEM ideas. By accessing or using the website of our service, you approve that you agree to be bound by these Terms.

In order to use our website and/or receive our services, you must be at least 13 years of age, or of the legal age of majority in your jurisdiction, and possess the legal authority, right and freedom to enter into these Terms as a binding agreement. If you are not 18 years, but 13 years or older, you must have parental consent to use this website's services. You are not allowed to use this website and/or receive services if doing so is prohibited in your country or under any law or regulation applicable to you.

We may, without prior notice, change the services; stop providing the services or any features of the services we offer; or create limits for the services. We may permanently or temporarily terminate or suspend access to the services without notice and liability for any reason, or for no reason.

The Service and all materials therein or transferred thereby, including, without limitation, software, images, text, graphics, logos, patents, trademarks, service marks, copyrights, photographs, audio, videos, music and all Intellectual Property Rights related thereto, are the exclusive property of GingerChip. Except as explicitly provided herein, nothing in these Terms shall be deemed to create a license in or under any such Intellectual Property Rights, and you agree not to sell, license, rent, modify, distribute, copy, reproduce, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, publish, adapt, edit or create derivative works thereof.

You recognize and agree that by uploading any content (including, but not limited to designs, images, animations, videos, audio files, fonts, logos, illustrations, compositions, artworks, interfaces, text and literary works) through any means to the website, you confirm that you own all the relevant rights or received the appropriate license to upload/transfer/send the content. You agree and consent that the uploaded/transferred content may be publicly displayed at the website.

GingerChip may permanently or temporarily terminate or suspend your access to the service without notice and liability for any reason, including if in GingerChip's sole determination you violate any provision of these Terms or any applicable law or regulations. You may discontinue use and request to cancel your account and/or any services at any time. 

You agree to hold GingerChip harmless from any demands, loss, liability, claims or expenses (including attorneys’ fees), made against them by any third party due to, or arising out of, or in connection with your use of the website or any of the services offered on the website.

To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, in no event shall GingerChip, be liable for any indirect, punitive, incidental, special, consequential or exemplary damages, including without limitation, damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data or other intangible losses, arising out of or relating to the use of, or inability to use, the service.

To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, GingerChip assumes no liability or responsibility for any (i) errors, mistakes, or inaccuracies of content; (ii) personal injury or property damage, of any nature whatsoever, resulting from your access to or use of our service; and (iii) any unauthorized access to or use of our secure servers and/or any and all personal information stored therein.

GingerChip reserves the right to modify these terms from time to time at GingerChip's sole discretion. Therefore, you should review these page periodically. When GingerChip changes the Terms in a material manner, GingerChip will change the date on this page. Your continued use of the Website or our service after any such change constitutes your acceptance of the new Terms. If you do not agree to any of these terms or any future version of the Terms, do not use or access (or continue to access) the website or the service.

You agree to receive from time to time promotional messages and materials from GingerChip, by mail, email or any other contact form you may provide us with (including your phone number for calls or text messages). If you don't want to receive such promotional materials or notices – please just notify GingerChip at any time. 

Once a user makes an account with GingerChip, information related to them (including but not limited to name, profile, files used on site, comments, etc.) are publicly viewable by all other users with an account. Additionally, users may utilize the chatting functionality of the platform to communicate with other users. Users must ensure that any and all user input (including but not limited to communication, images, videos, comments, etc.) follow ethical standards. 

No information within this site constitutes proper medical advise, technical advise, or any others sort of professional advise. While GingerChip is a tool where users can collaborate with others who may be experts on various subjects, this does NOT mean that GingerChip promotes the advice given by its users. All users must utilize their own judgement to deem if advice given is proper.