Terms of Use

Last modified: March 27, 2018

1) Introduction

Welcome, and thank you for using Road2™! The mission of Road2 is to connect the world’s students and professionals, helping them to be more productive and successful. Road2 enables students to showcase their accomplishments in areas such as science, mathematics, and technology and to connect with colleges, universities and potential employers. Road2 also aids colleges, universities, and companies in the recruiting process by providing access to student information. To achieve our mission, we make services available through our website, and mobile applications, to help you connect with companies and colleges, find internship, scholarship, and job opportunities, receive guidance, organize your relevant information, and find valuable resources. We may also feature you on our homepage or through other aspects of our website which are visible to the general public.

When you use our products and services, including https://road2.org/ (collectively referred to as the “Services”) and our mobile applications, you are entering into a legally binding agreement based on these Terms of Use and our Privacy Policy (https://road2.org/privacy-policy) (collectively referred to as the “Terms”), so please take the time to review them. We may modify these Terms form time to time and we will notify you if changes are made. You may close your account at any time if you do not agree to our revised Terms.

If you do not agree to be bound by these Terms, then do not create an account with us and do not use our Services. If you already have an account, and you would like to terminate it, please contact us at: support@road2.org

2) The Services

2.1. Services Eligibility.
To be eligible to use the Services, you represent and warrant that you: (1) are not currently restricted from using the Services by Road2; (2) are not a competitor of Road2 or using the Services in any way that competes with Road2; (3) will maintain only one account at a time; (4) have full power and authority to enter into these Terms; (5) agree to provide, at your own cost and expense, all equipment, software, and internet access necessary to use the Services; and (6) that you meet Road2’s “Minimum Age” requirements. For purposes of these Terms, Minimum Age means that you are at least thirteen (13) years of age.

2.2. Your Right to Use the Services.
Road2 retains all right, title, and interest in and to the Services and any associated intellectual property right therein including, but not limited to, any inventions (whether patentable or not), copyrights, trade secrets, logos, trademarks and service marks. Road2 shall also own any ideas, concepts, suggestions, or improvements you submit to Road2 relating to the Services with no compensation to you. Provided you comply with these Terms, Road2 grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited right to use the Services for their intended purpose. You may not sub-license, transfer, or assign any of the rights granted herein. The right to use the Services will automatically terminate upon termination of your account.

2.3. Ownership of Content.
You retain ownership of any original content you post to the Services or generate using the services. You hereby grant to Road2 a non-exclusive, world-wide, perpetual, paid up, royalty-free license to use your content for any purpose with no compensation to you. You are solely responsible for the content you generate and post while using the Services and for your interactions with other students, subscribers, education institutions, businesses, companies, mentors, individuals or organizations who post to the Services, and individuals you allow to view your student profile (“Users”).

2.4. Services May be Modified.
Road2 may modify, limit, replace, refuse access to, suspend, or discontinue the Services, in whole or in part, or adjust fees for the Services at any time, in Road2’s sole discretion. Road2 will provide notice to you if any material changes are made to the Services. Road2 further reserves the right to withhold, remove, or discard any content you post to your account if the content is deemed to violate these Terms.

2.5. Privacy.
Collecting your information and sharing this information with others is inherent in our Services. You should carefully review our Privacy Policy before using our Services or posting any content to your account. Certain features of our Services may make your information publicly available. Please note that certain information you submit to the Services is likely to reveal your gender, ethnic origin, nationality, age and/or other personally identifiable information about you. You agree that your submission of personal information is voluntary and that Road2 may use it as described in these Terms.

2.6. Payment.
If you purchase any Services that Road2 offers for a fee, you agree to Road2 storing your payment information through a secure portal. You also agree to pay the applicable fees as they become due, including any taxes, and to reimburse Road2 for any fees incurred while collecting overdue payments from you. Failure to pay fees due may result in termination of your account.

3) Do’s & Don’ts

As a condition to using our Services, you agree to follow our Dos and Don’ts.

Do undertake the following:

  • Comply with all applicable laws, including, without limitation, those relating to privacy, intellectual property, export control, tax, and regulatory requirements;
  • Provide Road2 with accurate information and update it as necessary;
  • Review and comply with our Privacy Policy;
  • Review and comply with any notices Road2 sends you concerning the Services;
  • Use the Services in a professional manner;
  • Keep your username and password confidential and do not share them with others;
  • Use your real name on your profile; and
  • Protect your sensitive information such as your email address, phone number, and address.

Don’t undertake the following:

  • Act dishonestly or unprofessionally by posting unlawful, libelous, abusive, obscene, discriminatory, inappropriate, inaccurate, or objectionable content to the Services;
  • Publish inaccurate information in the designated fields on the profile form (e.g., do not include a link or an email address in the name field).
  • Create a profile for anyone other than a natural person;
  • Harass, abuse or harm another person, including sending unwelcomed communications to others using the Services;
  • Invite people you do not know to join your network;
  • Upload a profile image that is not your likeness or a head-shot photo;
  • Use or attempt to use another’s account or create a false identity on Road2;
  • Upload, post, email, message, transmit or otherwise make available or initiate any content that:
    • Falsely states, impersonates or otherwise misrepresents your identity, affiliations, qualifications, or experience;
    • Includes information that you do not have the right to disclose or make available under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as insider information, or proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements);
    • Infringes upon patents, trademarks, trade secrets, copyrights or other intellectual property rights;
    • Includes any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, “junk mail,” “spam,” “chain letters,” “pyramid schemes,” or any other form of solicitation.
    • Contains software viruses, worms, malware, or any other harmful code, files or programs that interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of the Services or any computer or other equipment;
  • Duplicate, license, sublicense, publish, broadcast, transmit, distribute, perform, display, sell, rebrand, or otherwise transfer information found on the Services (excluding original content posted by you) except as permitted by these Terms;
  • Reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble, decipher or otherwise attempt to derive the source code or any underlying intellectual property used to provide the Services, or any part thereof;
  • Utilize or copy information, content or any data you view on or obtain from the Services to provide any service that is competitive, in Road2’s sole discretion, with Road2;
  • Rent, lease, loan, trade, sell/re-sell access to Road2 or any information therein, or the equivalent, in whole or part;
  • Sell, sponsor, or otherwise monetize a Road2 Group or any other service or functionality of the Services, without the express written permission of Road2;

Deep-link to the Services for any purpose, (i.e. creating or posting a link to a Road2 webpage page other than Road2’s home page);

  • Remove any copyright, trademark or other legal or proprietary rights notices;
  • Remove, cover or otherwise obscure any form of advertisement ;
  • Share information of non-Members without their express consent;
  • Infringe or use Road2’s brand, logos, trademarks, or service marks, including, without limitation, using the word “Road2” in any business name, email, or URL;
  • Use manual or automated software, devices, scripts robots, other means or processes to access, “scrape,” “crawl” or “spider” any Road2 webpage pages or other material contained in the Services;
  • Engage in “framing,” “mirroring,” or otherwise simulating the appearance or function of the Services;
  • Attempt to or actually access the Services by any means other than through the interfaces provided by Road2;
  • Attempt to or actually override any security component included in or underlying the Services;
  • Interfere with or disrupt the Services in any way.

4) Disclaimer of Warranties

THE SERVICES ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE BASIS.” TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, ROAD2 DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, ORAL OR WRITTEN, WITH RESPECT TO THE SERVICES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE. ROAD2 DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE SERVICES WILL NOT INFRINGE THE INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS OF OTHERS, ARE ERROR-FREE, WILL BE FREE FROM INTERRUPTIONS, ARE COMPATIBLE WITH YOUR OPERATING ENVIRONMENT, ARE FREE FROM MALWARE, VIRUSES, OR HARMFUL CODE, OR WILL ACCOMPLISH ANY PARTICULAR RESULT.

ROAD2 HAS NO OBLIGATION TO VERIFY THE IDENTITY OF ANY USER OF OUR SERVICES. ROAD2 DOES NOT CONTROL OR MONITOR USER GENERATED CONTENT AND ROAD2 MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES WITH RESPECT TO THE OWNERSHIP OR ACCURACY OF ANY SUCH CONTENT OR WHETHER OR NOT IT INFRINGES ON ANY THIRD PARTY RIGHTS. ROAD2 MAY LINK TO THIRD PARTY WEBSITES, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES (COLLECTIVELY, “THIRD PARTY SERVICES”). ROAD2 HAS NO CONTROL OVER AND MAKES NO WARRANTIES WITH RESPECT TO THESE THIRD PARTY SERVICES.

ROAD2 HAS NO OBLIGATION TO VERIFY THE IDENTITY OF ANY USER OF OUR SERVICES. ROAD2 DOES NOT CONTROL OR MONITOR USER GENERATED CONTENT AND ROAD2 MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES WITH RESPECT TO THE OWNERSHIP OR ACCURACY OF ANY SUCH CONTENT OR WHETHER OR NOT IT INFRINGES ON ANY THIRD PARTY RIGHTS. ROAD2 MAY LINK TO THIRD PARTY WEBSITES, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES (COLLECTIVELY, “THIRD PARTY SERVICES”). ROAD2 HAS NO CONTROL OVER AND MAKES NO WARRANTIES WITH RESPECT TO THESE THIRD PARTY SERVICES.

YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT ROAD2 DOES NOT CONTROL THE TRANSFER OF DATA OVER COMMUNICATIONS FACILITIES, INCLUDING THE INTERNET, AND THAT THE SERVICES MAY BE SUBJECT TO LIMITATIONS, INTERRUPTIONS, DELAYS, AND OTHER PROBLEMS INHERENT IN THE USE OF SUCH COMMUNICATIONS FACILITIES. ROAD2 IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DELAYS, DELIVERY FAILURES, OR OTHER DAMAGE RESULTING FROM SUCH PROBLEMS.

ROAD2 HAS NO LIABILITY FOR ANY LOSS, DAMAGE, CORRUPTION, OR UNAUTHORIZED DISCLOSURE OF ANY OF YOUR DATA, ELECTRONIC FILES, PERSONAL INFORMATION, FINANCIAL INFORMATION, OR CONTENT GENERATED BY YOU OR OTHER USERS, OR FOR ANY PHYSICAL DAMAGE TO ANY COMPUTER, HARDWARE, MOBILE DEVICE, OR OTHER EQUIPMENT.

NO REPRESENTATION OR OTHER AFFIRMATION OF FACT WHICH IS NOT CONTAINED IN THIS AGREEMENT, INCLUDING STATEMENTS REGARDING CAPACITY, SUITABILITY FOR USE, ACCURACY OR PERFORMANCE OF THE SERVICES OR ANY THIRD PARTY PRODUCT OR SERVICE, WHETHER MADE BY ROAD2 OR OTHERWISE, WILL BE DEEMED TO BE A WARRANTY FOR ANY PURPOSE OR GIVE RISE TO ANY LIABILITY OF ROAD2.

5) Indemnification and Limit on Liability

By using the Services, you agree to indemnify, defend, and hold Road2 and its officers, directors, and employees harmless from and against any and all claims, costs and expenses arising out of your use of the Services, including your generation or posting of any content. Road2 shall not be liable for any damages whatsoever due to your acts or omissions. Road2’s total liability in respect of any and all claims arising from or related to the Services, whether in contract, tort, or otherwise, will be limited to the lesser of: (a) the amount paid, if any, to Road2 over the twelve (12) month period immediately preceding the event giving rise to the damages; or (b) $100 USD.

IN NO EVENT SHALL ROAD2 OR ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, OR EMPLOYEES BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, EXEMPLARY, OR PUNITIVE LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND.

IN NO EVENT WILL YOU SEEK OR BE ENTITLED TO RESCISSION, INJUNCTIVE OR OTHER EQUITABLE RELIEF OR TO ENJOIN OR RESTRAIN THE OPERATION OF THE SERVICES OR ANY FEATURE THEREOF.

6) Termination

6.1. Termination Without Cause.  You may terminate your account, for any reason, at any time, upon notice to Road2 pursuant to these Terms. This notice will be effective upon Road2 processing your request. Road2 may terminate your account, at any time, with or without notice. This cancellation shall be effective immediately or as specified by Road2. If Premium Services are offered for a fee, only Road2 or the party paying for the Services may terminate your account. Termination of your Road2 account includes disabling your access to the Services and may also bar you from any future use of the Services.

6.2. Termination for Cause.  Road2 may restrict, suspend or terminate your account or the account of any User who abuses or misuses the Services. Misuse of the Services includes violating any of these Terms, or any other behavior that Road2 deems contrary to its purpose. In addition, Road2 may terminate your account or the account of any User for repeat violations under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) as determined by Road2 in Road2’s sole discretion.

6.3. Effect of Termination.  Provisions of these Terms which, by their nature should reasonably be deemed to survive termination of your account, shall survive. Upon termination of your account, Road2 shall have no obligation to store, save, or otherwise provide you with access to the Services or any content you may have generated, posted, or saved to your account. Road2 recommends that you take steps to transfer this information prior to terminating your account.

7) Miscellaneous

7.1. Entire Agreement.  These Terms set forth the entire agreement between you and Road2 with respect to the Services and supersedes all prior negotiations and dealings, oral or written. In the event of a conflict between these Terms and any other agreement or understanding between us, these Terms will govern.

7.2. Severability.  Any provision of these Terms which is prohibited or unenforceable in any jurisdiction shall be ineffective in that jurisdiction without invalidating the remaining portions hereof or affecting the validity or enforceability of such provision in any other jurisdiction.

7.3. Assignment.  You may not sell, assign, transfer, or otherwise dispose of your rights or delegate your duties under these Terms without our prior written consent. Road2 may freely assign or delegate all rights and obligations under these Terms in whole or in part without notice to you. These Terms shall be binding on any successors and assigns of Road2.

7.4. Export Compliance.  You agree to comply with all applicable export laws, codes, regulations, and license requirements of the United States of America and other applicable jurisdictions in connection while using the Services.

7.5. Governing Law and Jurisdiction.  These Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the state of South Carolina, without regard to the principles thereof regarding conflict of laws, excepting applicable federal law. You agree that the Courts of Charleston County, South Carolina shall have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any claim or dispute between us. In the alternative, you agree that Road2 may elect to settle any dispute through an established alternative dispute resolution (“ADR”) provider. The ADR provider and the parties will agree that: (a) the arbitration shall be conducted by telephone, online, and/or be solely based on written submissions in a manner chosen by Road2, (b) the arbitration shall not involve any personal appearance by us or witnesses unless we agree otherwise, and (c) any judgment on the award rendered by the arbitration shall be final and may be entered in any court of competent jurisdiction.

7.6. Waiver.  Failure of Road2 to enforce any provision of these Terms shall not be construed as a waiver of such provision.

8) DMCA

Road2 respects the intellectual property rights of others. If you believe that your intellectual property has been copied, posted, or distributed using the Services in a manner that constitutes copyright infringement, please contact Road2 at the contact below so that Road2 can review your request and, if appropriate, remove the infringing content:

9) Notices

You agree that Road2 may communicate with you using your Road2 account or other means such as your email or telephone number. Road2 may also communicate messages or notices to you about the Services by updating these Terms or posting notifications on the Road2 website.