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These Terms of Use (“Terms”) are a legal agreement between Peak Reality, LLC (“AR Flashcards”) and You for the use of the AR Flashcards Services (as those Terms are defined below). By using the AR Flashcards Services, You hereby accept these Terms. If You do not accept them, do not use the AR Flashcards Services. You are bound by these Terms even if You do not read all the Terms. These terms replace all previous terms.

1.0 Definitions

1.1 “Application” means any web-based or mobile application provided by Peak Reality, as part of the Services.

1.2 “Authorized Users” s defined in Section 2.2.

1.3 “Student Codes” are codes issued by Peak Reality to provide access to Authorized Users.

1.4 “Personal Information” means information about an identifiable individual, but excludes business contact information.

1.5 “Qualifying Educational Institution” means a preschool, K-12 school or post-secondary institution.

1.6 “Services” means Services provided by Peak Reality in connection with the website and Application.

1.7 “Website” means the AR Flashcards IOS App and site through which AR Peak Reality provides Services.

2.0 Services

2.1 Account. Access to certain functionality and Services requires a valid account from Peak Reality, LLC and is subject to payment of the applicable license fee(s). Some features may be available on a trial basis to qualified users, as set forth below. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account information, password and login, including logins distributed to Authorized Users. You are responsible for all uses of your account. You agree to immediately notify Peak Reality of any unauthorized use of your account. 
A limited use trial account (i.e. free account) permits use of the website and Services by individual teachers for themselves and their students within Qualifying Educational Institutions. If You are not an active teacher or instructor, but would like to try AR Flashcards, please contact heath@peakreality.com to discuss.

2.2 Fees. Peak Reality, LLC will invoice for all chargeable Services and timely payment must be made for access to the Services. Upon notice to You, Peak Reality reserves the right to change its price list for certain Services and to institute new charges at any time, which may be sent by email or posted on the website. If You continue to use those Services after such notification, that use constitutes your consenting to the new or increased charges. This Agreement does not include the provision by Peak Reality of any upgrades, updates, consulting services, customization or training. Such additional services may be available through separate agreements with Peak Reality.

2.3 Educational Users. The website and Services are designed for use by students, educators and parents/legal guardians in Qualifying Educational Institutions. Representatives of a school board, educational institution or teachers in Qualifying Educational Institutions will only grant Student Codes to (i) students who are currently enrolled and (in the case of minor students) who have been given permission by a parent/legal guardian, and (ii) parents/legal guardians of such minor students (collectively “Authorized Users”). As a representative of a school board, educational institution or as a teacher in a Qualifying Educational Institution, You represent and warrant that: You have permission from your school board or educational institution to enter into this Agreement and to use the Services as part of your curriculum; You are over the age of majority; and you are entering this Agreement on behalf of your school board or educational institution; and You have authority to bind such entity to the terms of this Agreement.

2.4 Student Users. The website and Services are also designed for use by student users at a Qualifying Educational Institution. Minor students agree that they have obtained consent from a parent/legal guardian for their use of the website and Services in connection with educational uses. By using the website and Services, if You are a minor, You represent that you have obtained consent from your parent/legal guardian who has read and agrees to this Agreement on your behalf. If you do not obtain such consent, then You are not authorized to use the website or Services.

2.5 Other User Restrictions. If You are accessing the Services as a publisher, You acknowledge and agree that the content you contribute to the Services as a publisher will be considered to be under Section 3.0 of this Agreement.

2.6 Parent Users. The website and Services are also designed for use by parents/legal guardians as Authorized Users in connection with a Qualifying Educational Institution. If You are a parent/legal guardian accessing the website and Services, You agree that you will only use the website and Services as access is permitted to you under this Agreement, in connection with educational uses. 
You understand that your acceptance of this Agreement indicates that You agree to these terms both on your own behalf, and on the behalf of your child who uses the website. Minor students cannot use the website and Services without a parent/legal guardian first accepting this Agreement on their behalf. 

2.7 Intellectual Property. Peak Reality and its third-party licensors own any and all intellectual property rights and all right, title and interest in and to the Website (including free, public or beta portions of the Website), Services, the Application and any desktop interface or documentation which accompanies or interfaces with the Website or Application. Subject to your payment of all applicable fees and these Terms, Peak Reality grants you a limited, non-exclusive license to download the Application and use the Services for your personal and/or educational purposes.

2.8 Trial Period, Public or Beta Usage. Any free, trial, public or beta portions of the website or Services are still subject to these terms, and in respect of those free, trial, public or beta portions of the website, You bear the entire risk of use; such portions of the website or Services may be changed, suspended, blocked by Peak Reality at any time without notice to You.

2.9 Third-Party Content. From time to time, we may make certain third-party content available on the website or Application, such as educational content or lesson plans. 
(a) Some third-party content may be made available as a free download or as part of a free update for non-commercial use under Creative Commons or open-source license terms, and this type of content is not part of our chargeable Services. We do not charge any fee for the use of such third-party content, even though You may pay separately for other services or content from us. 
(b) Other third-party content may be part of a paid download or upgrade, or made available as part of our chargeable Services. In both cases (chargeable and non-commercial content) this third-party content remains the property of the third-party owners or licensors, and we do not claim to own this third-party content. If any license terms apply to the third-party content, we will make those license terms (or appropriate links or references) available to You. You agree to abide by any applicable license terms. 

3.0 User Content

3.1 User Content. The Services permit You to organize, upload and download content (including documents, images, and various digital content) through the Peak Reality servers. You represent and warrant that (a) You own or have all valid rights to such content that You organize, upload or download through the Services including any Personal Information; and (b) such content will not infringe or breach any third-party rights including privacy rights. You are solely responsible for any content or data that You organize, upload or download through the Services, including any consequences of making it available in connection with your use of the Services. If You provide access to your content to others, they may copy it, modify it or re-distribute it. Please consider carefully what You choose to share through the Services. Peak Reality has no responsibility for the activities of others.

3.2 User Postings. You hereby grant each user of the Services a non-exclusive license to access the content that you upload that you may input through the Services, and to distribute and display such content in compliance with the terms of this Agreement. Furthermore, You acknowledge and agree that, with your permission, Peak Reality also retains the right to distribute and display any such content. We do not claim any ownership rights to your content, and nothing in this Agreement will be deemed to restrict any rights that You may have to use and exploit your content.

3.3 Monitoring & Take-Down. Peak Reality does not monitor or screen your content nor does it claim any interest or ownership in such content. However, Peak Reality reserves the right to suspend, block or remove any user content from the Services at any time, for any reason (including, but not limited to, receipt of third-party claims or allegations relating to such content or breach of this agreement or any other agreement with Peak Reality by You or Authorized Users).

3.4 Archiving & Security. You are responsible for archiving and data back-up for your own purposes. You are responsible for security and encryption of any confidential or sensitive content or data.

4.0 Personal Information

4.1 Privacy Policy. Use of the Services is governed by the Peak Reality Privacy Policy, which is incorporated herein by reference. By using the website and Services, You agree to the terms of the Privacy Policy. Peak Reality abides by applicable provincial and federal Personal Information protection laws with respect to the handling of Personal Information. Peak Reality does not collect, use or disclose any Personal Information in connection with the Services, other than as described in this agreement or the Peak Reality Privacy Policy.

4.2 Confidentiality. All data and content organized, uploaded and download by You through the device is resident on the device until deleted by You. Peak Reality does not collect or retain any user-generated content or any uploads or downloads by You through the Services.

4.3 Collection of User Information. Peak Reality collects limited Personal Information from administrative personnel at the school board, educational institution or teachers who have contracted with Peak Reality, only as needed for the operation and management of the Services and as needed for account administration, including communicating with users and designated third-party service providers as required for account administration.

4.4 Collection of Student Information. Peak Reality collects limited Personal Information from minor students, only as needed for the operation and management of the Services, and only where that student’s school board, educational institution or teacher has contracted with Peak Reality to do so. We first require the school board, educational institution or teacher to obtain the consent of parents/legal guardians prior to collecting such information. Minor student, cannot send any Personal Information about yourself or other students to Peak Reality, other than what is requested upon signing up for the Services.

4.5 Data Processing Agreement. If you are the school board, educational institution or teacher who is the primary contracting party with us and your students or other users are residents of the European Economic Area, you may be required to enter into a Data Processing Agreement with Peak Reality in order to use the Services.

5.0 Restrictions

5.1 Restrictions You shall not, and shall not authorize any third-party to:

(a) make copies of the website; 
(b) modify, decompile, disassemble, translate into another computer language, create derivative works, access the source code, hack, decrypt, rename files, or otherwise reverse engineer the website; 
(c) permit use of the Application or Services by anyone other than Authorized Users; 
(d) use any Student Codes or other access codes, other than the ones assigned by the school board, educational institution or teacher; 
(e) distribute Student Codes or other access codes to third-parties, or permit any third-party to use the Services other than Authorized Users; 
(f) incorporate any portion of the website or Services into any products which will be sold, licensed or transferred to a third-party; 
(g) distribute, sell, lease, transfer, assign, trade, rent, lease, lend or publish the website or license, sublicense or cross-license it or any part thereof and/ or copies thereof to others; 
(h) use the Services to upload, post or otherwise transmit any materials that are harmful, fraudulent, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, profane, pornographic, obscene, libelous, offensive, or otherwise objectionable; or that promote discrimination, bigotry, racism, hatred, harassment or harm against an individual or group; or that promote illegal or harmful activities or substances; or that have the effect of harassing or stalking any person, or otherwise offend the acceptable use standards set by Peak Reality; 
(i) upload, post or otherwise transmit any content through the Services that (i) would negatively affect the functioning of the system, including without limitation any harmful, disruptive or destructive files or computer programs or (ii) would impose an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on this system’s infrastructure; 
(j) use the Services or any part thereof in violation of any law or regulation, or for any purpose other than as expressly permitted in this Agreement; 
(k) distribute screen shots of the website without Peak Reality approval.

5.2 Acceptable Use: The Services may be used only for authorized purposes by users who have agreed to this Agreement. You must also abide by our acceptable use standards, and any acceptable use policy published by us from time to time. You may not:

(a) use the output of the Services for any purpose other than as required in connection with your personal, non-commercial use; 
(b) engage in linking or framing of any portion of our website; 
(c) aggregate, scrape, harvest or duplicate any portion of our website, including any personal or contact information, or use such personal or contact information for any secondary marketing purposes or unsolicited mass e-mail, or any purpose inconsistent with the purposes of the Services; 
(d) corrupt, falsify or distort any content on the website.

5.3 Circumvention Prohibited. You specifically agree not to, in any way access (or attempt to access) a third-party database by any unauthorized or automated means, other than through the servers and interface that is provided by Peak Reality through the website.

6.0 Limitation of Liability & Disclaimer of Warranty

6.1 Disclaimer. The Website and Services are provided “AS IS” without warranties, conditions or representations of any kind, and Peak Reality expressly disclaims, to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, any warranty or condition, express or implied, statutory or otherwise, whether arising from trade or course of dealing, including, without limitation, any warranty or condition that the Website and Services (a) shall correspond with a particular description, (b) are of merchantable quality, (c) are fit for your particular purpose, (d) are durable for a reasonable period of time, (e) do not and will not infringe any patent, trade-mark, trade-secret or other intellectual property or other proprietary rights of any third party, (f) are bug or error free, or (g) are accessible through all devices. You acknowledge that entry, conversion and storage of data is subject to human and machine error and Peak Reality is not responsible for such errors. Peak Reality is not responsible for third-party hardware or software, or for cell, wi-fi or other service providers. Peak Reality does not warrant that the website will be compatible with all platforms which may now or in the future be used.

6.2 Allocation of Risk. Peak Reality shall not be liable for any monetary damages whatsoever with respect to your use of the website and Services hereunder (or use by Your Authorized Users), nor shall Peak Reality be liable for any indirect, incidental, consequential, special, punitive or exemplary damages arising out of this Agreement, even if Peak Reality is advised of the possibility of such damages. The entire risk as to the results and performance of the website and Services is assumed by You and You agree to implement and adopt reasonable measures to examine and confirm results prior to use, to save data, and limit exposure to errors and failures in data.

6.3 Limitation of Liability. The total liability of Peak Reality, whether under the express or implied terms of this Agreement, in tort (including negligence or other duty of care) or at common law, for any loss or damage including but not limited to any data loss or corruption, suffered by You or any Authorized Users or third-parties, whether direct, indirect or special, or any other similar damage that may arise or does arise from use of the website and Services or any breach of this Agreement by Peak Reality, shall in no event exceed the amount paid by You to Peak Reality for the Services. These limitations of liability shall survive failure of any exclusive remedies provided in the agreement.

7.0 Indemnity

7.1 Indemnity. You indemnify, hold harmless and defend Peak Reality against any and all third-party claims (including all associated legal fees and disbursements actually incurred) against Peak Reality arising out of a breach by You of the obligations under this Agreement, or the use or misuse of the website or Services by You (or your Authorized Users).

8.0 Term & Termination

8.1 Termination Rights. (a) By Us: In the event You breach this Agreement or any other agreement with us, and such breach is not remedied or cured within 10 days of written notice, Peak Reality may suspend or terminate this Agreement and your access to the website and Services. If your employer, school board or educational institution under which You access the website and Services is in breach of any agreement with us, or the subscription term has expired, we may suspend or terminate this Agreement and your access to the Services. (b) By You: You may shut down your account and cease use of the Services at any time. We require reasonable written notice from You, to implement our standard security and data-handling policies. You are responsible for backing-up, saving, downloading or deleting any of your content and Personal Information, as You wish, prior to the termination of your account. After termination, we reserve the right to delete any content or Personal Information remaining on our servers. (c) By Your Employer/School Board/Educational Institution: Your employer, school board or educational institution may shut down or suspend your account access as part of their management of the relationship with You or in the event of termination or expiry of your employment or enrolment.

9.0 Governing Law & Disputes

9.1 Governing Law. This Agreement is governed by the laws of the State of Delaware, United States of America without regard to its conflict of laws rules.

9.2 Arbitration Agreement. You agree that all disputes arising out of or in connection with this Agreement, or in respect of any legal relationship associated with or derived from this Agreement, shall be arbitrated and finally resolved, pursuant to the Arbitration Rules of the State of Delaware, United States of America. The place of arbitration shall be State of Delaware, United States of America. The language of the arbitration shall be English. Arbitration fees and reasonable attorneys’ fees of both parties to be borne by the party that ultimately loses. The award rendered by the arbitrator shall be final and binding, and judgment may be entered upon it in any court having jurisdiction thereof.

9.3 Exception from Arbitration Agreement: Either party may obtain injunctive relief (preliminary or permanent) and orders to compel arbitration or enforce arbitral awards in any court of competent jurisdiction.

10.0 General Terms

10.1 Assignment. You will not assign, transfer, encumber or otherwise dispose of any or all of the rights granted to You under this Agreement without the prior written consent of Peak Reality. Peak Reality may assign this Agreement to a third-party.

10.2 Enurement. Subject to the limitations in this Agreement, this Agreement operates for the benefit of and is binding on the parties and their respective successors and permitted assigns.

10.3 No Waiver. No condoning, excusing or overlooking by any party of any default, breach or non?observance by any other party at any time regarding any terms of this Agreement operates as a waiver of that party’s rights under this Agreement. No exercise of a specific right or remedy by any party precludes it from or prejudices it in exercising another right or pursuing another remedy or maintaining an action to which it may otherwise be entitled either at law or in equity.

10.4 Survival. All terms which require performance by the parties after the expiry or termination of this Agreement, will remain in force despite this Agreement’s expiry or termination for any reason. The following terms shall survive termination: 2.7, 5.0, 6.0, 7.0 and 9.0.

10.5 Severability. Part or all of any section that is indefinite, invalid, illegal or otherwise voidable or unenforceable may be severed and the balance of this Agreement will continue in full force and effect.

10.6 Entire Agreement. The Agreement and any mobile app terms set forth the entire understanding between the parties related to the website and Services, and replaces all prior versions.

10.7 Software & Hardware. You must provide your own computer hardware and software necessary to connect to the Services, including internet access and if applicable, a suitable mobile device, according to the optimal use standards and specifications we stipulate from time to time. The Services may experience temporary downtime as we perform routine maintenance or updates.

10.8 Linked Sites. Links available on the website may link to third-party websites not maintained or controlled by us and we provide these links for your convenience, and Peak Reality is not responsible for the contents of any linked site.

10.9 Changes. On release of any update or upgrade to the Website or Services, Peak Reality reserves the right to modify this Agreement and to impose new or additional terms or conditions on your use of the Website or Services. The then-current terms (including any modifications and additional terms and conditions if applicable) will be presented to You and will be effective immediately upon your acceptance of the terms and continued use of the Website or Services.

10.10 Language. It is the express will of the parties that this Agreement and all related documents be drawn up in English.

10.11 Electronic Acceptance. This Agreement may be agreed to by electronic acceptance.

10.12 Contact. If You have questions about these terms or wish to contact Peak Reality for any reason, please contact us at: contact@mitchlehan.com

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