Terms of Use

Use of Content from this Website
Elephango provides content on this website (www.elephango.com) and other Elephango websites associated therewith on which it maintains a presence (collectively referred to as "Elephango Websites") in support of its services and subscription offerings. Visitors are permitted to use our online content for personal, educational, and other non-commercial purposes. Use of our online content for commercial purposes is strictly prohibited.

By using the Elephango Websites, you accept and agree to abide by the following terms. You may use our Services only as permitted by law. Elephango may suspend or stop providing our Services to you if you do not comply with these Terms of Use or if we are investigating suspected misconduct to any of our policies set forth herein.

Intellectual Property Rights in Content
Elephango is the owner of the compilation of content that is posted on the Elephango Websites, which consists of text, images, audio, video, databases, design, codes and software ("Content"). However, Elephango does not necessarily own each component of the compilation. The Content that Elephango makes available on the Elephango Websites may be owned by Elephango, owned by others and used with their permission (such as user-generated content), or used in accordance with applicable law. Some Content is in the public domain, and some Content is protected by third-party rights such as copyright, trademark, rights of publicity, privacy, and contractual restrictions.
Elephango makes a good faith effort to ensure that Elephango Content has no known copyright restrictions on its use, meaning that no evidence has been found to show that copyright restrictions apply. However, Elephango makes no guarantee that the Content is in the public domain. Elephango endeavors to provide information that it possesses about the copyright status of the Content and to identify any other terms and conditions that may apply to use of the Content (such as trademark, rights of privacy or publicity, donor restrictions, etc.); however, Elephango can offer no guarantee or assurance that all pertinent information is provided or that the information is correct in each circumstance. It is your responsibility to determine what permission(s) you need in order to use the Content and, if necessary, to obtain such permission. If you have specific questions or information about Content on the Elephango Websites, please contact Elephango or the Elephango program that is associated with the Content.

Permitted Uses
You agree that you are only authorized to visit, view, and retain a copy of the Content on the Elephango Websites for your own personal use, and that you shall not duplicate, download, publish, modify, or otherwise distribute the material on the Elephango Websites for any purpose other than to review the information therein, for personal use.

The Content and software on the Elephango Websites and provided in any downloads is the property of Elephango and/or its suppliers and is protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. You agree to not remove any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary notices or credits associated with the Content and software, or any additional information contained along with said notices and credits.
Fair use of the Content is permitted as defined by the copyright law. While fair use is permitted, you are responsible for determining whether your use is fair and for responding to any claims that may arise from your use. Information on United States copyright fair use law is available from the United States Copyright Office.

In addition, Elephango allows personal, educational, and other non-commercial uses of the Content on the following terms:

  1. You must cite the author and source of the Content as you would for material from any printed work.
  2. You must also cite and link to, when possible, the Elephango Website as the source of the Content.
  3. You may not remove any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary notices including attribution information, credits, and notices that are placed in or near the text, images, videos, or data.
  4. You must comply with all terms or restrictions other than copyright (such as trademark, publicity and privacy rights, or contractual restrictions) as may be specified in the metadata or as may otherwise apply to the Content.

Unauthorized Uses Require Prior Written Permission
You may not use the Content for commercial purposes. This means that you may not sell the Content or sell materials, products, or services that use and incorporate the Content, nor may you use the Content to promote or advertise products or services. If you wish to use the Content for any purpose beyond the permitted uses, such as a commercial use or publication (except as may be permitted by fair use under the copyright law), you must obtain prior written permission from Elephango (or other owner of the Content as applicable).

Trademarks
Many of the names, titles, trademarks, service marks, and logos that appear on the Elephango Websites are registered or common law (unregistered) marks of the Elephango. With the exception of fair use, you may not use the Elephango trademarks without prior written permission.

Trademarks of third parties may also appear on the Elephango Websites. You agree that nothing on the Elephango Websites shall be construed as granting any license to use any Trademark displayed on the Elephango Websites without the express written permission of the owner of the trademark.

Interactive Features and User-generated Content
Elephango provides certain interactive features, such as blogs, for the exchange of ideas and information by visitors in furtherance of its mission. Accordingly, Elephango encourages you to interact with its site, subject to the following conditions:

  1. You are solely responsible for the content that you submit.
  2. By posting content, you are giving Elephango and those authorized by Elephango permission to use it for any educational, promotional, or other standard curriculum purpose.
  3. You will not post any content that is off-topic, partisan-political, contains personal attacks or expletives, or is otherwise abusive, threatening, unlawful, harassing, discriminatory, libelous, obscene, false, pornographic, or that infringes on the rights of any third party.
  4. You will only post content that is yours or for which you have received permission from the person or entity that owns the content and the related intellectual property rights.
  5. You will not insert your own or a third party's advertising or promotional content into your posting.
  6. You understand that Elephango may monitor or review discussions, chats, postings, transmissions, bulletin boards or any other postings at any time.
  7. You understand that Elephango assumes no responsibility or liability arising from the posting of your content or for any error, defamation, libel, omission, obscenity, danger or inaccuracy contained in any posted information or from any failure or delay in removing such content.
  8. You will not introduce any software viruses, worms, or other programs designed to damage software, hardware, or telecommunications equipment.
  9. You agree that you will not collect information about the users of this website or use such information for any purpose.
  10. You are not under the age of 13.

Elephango reserves the right to monitor content or information provided by website visitors in its sole discretion, to edit or remove any content that, in Elephango's judgment, does not comply with the foregoing rules. Elephango is not responsible for any user-generated content that is posted on the Elephango Websites or for any failure or delay in removing such content.

Copyright Complaints
If you have any complaints or objections to Content posted on the Elephango Websites because it was not properly credited or it was posted without permission and you are the copyright owner, please contact Elephango at legal@elephango.com with your contact information and a link to the relevant Content.

Links to Third Party Sites
Elephango may link to third party sites which are not under the control of Elephango. These links are provided as a convenience and for informational purposes only, and they do not indicate Elephango's endorsement, sponsorship of, or affiliation with the third party or content of the linked website, including any advertisements that may be posted. Elephango has no control over, makes no representation or warranty and bears no responsibility for the accuracy, legality, or content of externally linked sites. In furtherance to the foregoing, Elephango makes no representation or warranty and bears no responsibility to the operability of externally linked sites. As such, Elephango does not guarantee access to externally linked sites as a basis for rendering any subscription service, and inaccessible externally linked sites shall not be a cause for early termination of any subscription service, paid or otherwise.

Links from Third-party Sites
Linking is an important feature that facilitates searching and making connections among websites. If you link to the Elephango Websites, you agree to present the link in a manner that does not give the impression that Elephango endorses, whether expressly or implicitly, any products, services or opinions provided on your website and that the link contain a clearly written notice that the user is leaving your website and accessing another.

Disclaimer
The Content is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranty of merchantability, fitness for a particular use, and/or non-infringement. Elephango shall not be responsible or liable for any damage that may occur due to your use of Elephango Websites or downloading any Content from the Elephango Websites.

Memberships and Subscription Access
Each family membership is limited to up to four children residing at the same address. For families of more than four children, you are responsible for contacting support for assistance in adding additional family members.

IF YOU ARE UNDER THE AGE OF 13, ELEPHAGO REQUIRES A PARENT'S OR GUARDIAN'S CONSENT BEFORE YOU CAN SUBSCRIBE TO ELEPHANGO.

Automatic Renewal
Subscriptions are per student or family for a prepaid one-month or full year subscription term (per your subscription plan). Your subscription will automatically renew at the end of each subscription term for another one-month or one-year term, as applicable. You agree that Elephango may automatically renew your subscription and charge your account on the anniversary of your last subscription date (the "Renewal Date"), unless you cancel your subscription prior to the Renewal Date. Elephango will automatically renew your subscription each month or each year, as applicable, on the Renewal Date until you cancel your subscription or until Elephango no longer offers the subscription service.

Notice of Automatic Renewal
For those opting for a one-year subscription, you will receive an email notice approximately 10 days prior to the Renewal Date. The notice will notify you that your current subscription term is about to end and provide you with the Renewal Date at which your subscription will be renewed and your account charged. All notices regarding your subscription will be sent to your last email of record. To cancel your subscription without your account being charged for the next subscription term, you must do so prior to the Renewal Date. Please keep a record of when your subscription term ends and the next Renewal Date. You are ultimately responsible for tracking your next Renewal Date and timely canceling your subscription regardless of whether you receive any notice from Elephango.

Notice of Automatic Renewal for Subscriptions Originating from Bridgeway Academy
Subscriptions via special agreements with Bridgeway Academy are per student or family for a pre-paid full year subscription term. Your subscription will automatically renew at the end of each subscription term for another term and will be billed through Bridgeway Academy. Changes in payment method or subscription level must be made in your Bridgeway Academy account.

Refunds
The initial subscription payment is NOT refundable. If a subscription payment is taken after your notice of cancellation, Elephango will refund your renewal payment provided that your notice of cancellation was received by Elephango prior to your Renewal Date. Upon lapse of a subscription term, triggered by a Renewal Date, your subscription payment will be applied to your current subscription term effective on the Renewal Date is non-refundable and your subscription will continue until the end of the current subscription term. Any notice of cancellation received during a current subscription term will be applied to that current subscription term.

Bridgeway Academy Customers
Elephango is a third party product and has its own terms and conditions. If you withdraw from Bridgeway Academy your Elephango subscription is still active and will not be terminated automatically until a notice of cancellation is received by Elephango by following the "How to Cancel Automatic Renewal" process with Elephango.

How to Cancel Automatic Renewal
You may cancel your account at any time by visiting the My Account page. For more information and steps, please visit our help center.

Misuse and Conditions for Early Termination by Elephango
School Account Members are NOT permitted to assign courses, assignments, assessments, or any other content within Elephango without permission from Elephango. Permission is assumed when there is a subscription for the user to which you are assigning.

Accounts may be monitored by our technology specialists for misuse of our system and for any misuse under these Terms of Use. Any misuse as stated above may be removed by Elephango at the sole discretion thereof and any and all progress will be lost upon said removal. Any termination of subscription and/or services due to misuse.

Reservation of Rights
Elephango reserves the right to change these Terms of Use from time to time without notice. Changes to these Terms of Use shall be effective upon posting. Failure of Elephango to enforce any of these terms shall not constitute a waiver of such terms.

Warranty and Indemnity
By using the Elephango Websites, you represent and warrant that your use will be consistent with these Terms of Use, including fair use. You agree to indemnify, defend and hold Elephango harmless from all claims, causes of action, allegations, costs, expenses, fees (including reasonable attorneys' fees), judgments, liabilities, losses, and damages arising from or relating to your use of the Elephango Websites.

Applicable Law and Jurisdiction
These Terms of Use and any amendments or revisions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, without giving effect to conflict of law provisions. By using the Elephango Websites and Elephango services, you submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania or to the federal courts located within the Eastern District of Pennsylvania with respect to any and all disputes concerning the subject of these Terms of Use.

Privacy, Including Collection and Use of Information
By using the Elephango Websites, you agree that Elephango may collect, use and disclose information that you provide as described in its Privacy Policy.

What information is collected by Elephango and how is that information used?
By using the Elephango Websites, you agree that Elephango may collect and store certain types of information. For example, you agree that Elephango may use cookies to monitor session information and activity on the Elephango Websites. You also agree that Elephango Websites may record the web browser, computer operating system, and IP address you use to connect to the Elephango Websites.

You agree that Elephango may collect and store any information you enter on the Elephango Websites and that Elephango may used said information to process your subscription, respond to your requests, improve and customize our site, and communicate with you. When you send email inquiries to Elephango, you agree that Elephango may use the email address from which the email originates to answer the email inquiry. If you receive any email correspondence from us that you would rather not receive, simply follow the "unsubscribe" instructions included in the email.

To subscribe to Elephango, you will be required to enter a credit card number and billing information. When you enter this information, it will be securely encrypted using the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol.

Elephango does require you to enter your name, email, username, password, and billing details which includes your full address in order to use the Elephango Websites.