UjuziNet Edtech Terms of Service,
providing as follows:
UjuziNet reserves the right to modify these
TOS at any time without advance notice. Any changes to these TOS will be
effective immediately upon posting on this page, with an updated effective
date. By accessing the UjuziNet Site after any changes have been made, you
signify your agreement on a prospective basis to the modified TOS and all of
the changes. Be sure to return to this page periodically to ensure familiarity
with the most current version of these TOS.
THESE TOS ARE ORGANIZED AS FOLLOWS:
Rules for Online Conduct
You agree that you are responsible for your
own use of the UjuziNet Site and for your User Postings. "User
Postings" means all content submitted, posted, published, or distributed
on the UjuziNet Site by you or other users of the UjuziNet Site, including but
not limited to all forum posts, wiki edits, notes, questions, comments, videos,
and file uploads. You agree that you will use the UjuziNet Site in compliance
with these Agreements, and all applicable local, state, national and
international laws, rules and regulations, including copyright laws, any laws
regarding the transmission of technical data exported from your country of
residence, and all Tanzania export control laws.
As a condition of your use of the UjuziNet Site, you will not use the UjuziNet Site in any manner intended to damage, disable, overburden, or impair any UjuziNet server or the network(s) connected to any UjuziNet server or to interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of the UjuziNet Site. You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to the UjuziNet Site, other accounts, computer systems, or networks connected to any UjuziNet server through hacking, password mining, or any other means. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information stored on the UjuziNet Site, its servers, or associated computers through any means not intentionally made available through the UjuziNet Site. If you are a registered user, you will not share your password or let anyone else access or compromise your account.
Furthermore, you agree not to scrape, or
otherwise download in bulk, any UjuziNet Site content, including but not
limited to a list or directory of users on the system, User Postings or user
information, online textbooks, course materials, or trademarks and logos. You
agree not to misrepresent or attempt to misrepresent your identity while using
the UjuziNet Site (although you are welcome and encouraged to use an anonymous
username in the forums and to act in a manner that keeps your identity
Strictly Prohibited Items
THE FOLLOWING ITEMS ARE STRICTLY PROHIBITED ON
THE UJUZINET SITE:
You may not submit, post, publish, share, or
otherwise distribute any of the above Strictly Prohibited Items on or via the UjuziNet
In order to create a user account, you must
provide your full name, an email address, your country or region of residence,
a public username, and a user password. You agree that you will never divulge
or share access or access information for your user account with any third
party for any reason. In setting up your user account, you may be prompted to
enter additional optional information (e.g., your year of birth). You represent
that all information provided by you is accurate and current. You agree to maintain
and update your information to keep it accurate and current.
We care about the confidentiality and security
information about the collection and use of data on the UjuziNet Site.
Your Right to use Content on the UjuziNet Site
Unless indicated as being in the public domain, the content on the UjuziNet Site is protected by United Republic of Tanzania Laws and foreign copyright laws. Unless otherwise expressly stated on the UjuziNet Site, the texts, exams, video, images, and other instructional materials provided with the courses and programs offered on the UjuziNet Site are for your personal use in connection with those courses and programs only. Certain reference documents, digital textbooks, articles, and other information on the UjuziNet Site are used with the permission of third parties, and use of that information is subject to certain rules and conditions, which will be posted along with the information. By using the UjuziNet Site, you agree to abide by all such rules and conditions. You agree to retain all copyright and other notices on any content you obtain from the UjuziNet Site. All rights in the UjuziNet Site and its content, if not expressly granted, are reserved.
Use for Personalization and Pedagogical Improvements.
Our goal is to provide current and future
visitors to the UjuziNet Site with the best possible educational experience. To
further this goal, we sometimes present different users with different versions
of course materials and software. We do this to personalize the experience to
the individual learner (to assess the learner’s level of ability and learning
style, and present materials best suited to the learner), to improve our
understanding of the learning process, and to evaluate and improve the
effectiveness of our course materials, payment models, platform features, and
offerings. We may publish or otherwise publicize results from this process,
but, unless otherwise permitted under the PrivacyPolicy, those publications or public disclosures will not include
your personal information.
User Postings Representations and Warranties.
By submitting or distributing your User
Postings, you affirm, represent, and warrant (1) that you have the necessary
rights, licenses, consents, and/or permissions to reproduce and publish the
User Postings and to authorize UjuziNet and its users to reproduce, modify,
publish, and otherwise use and distribute your User Postings in a manner
consistent with the licenses granted by you below, and (2) that neither your
submission of your User Postings nor the exercise of the licenses granted below
will infringe or violate the rights of any third party. You, and not UjuziNet,
are solely responsible for your User Postings and the consequences of posting
or publishing them.
License Grant to UjuziNet and the Members.
By submitting or distributing your User
Postings, you hereby grant to UjuziNet and the Members (as described below) a
worldwide, non-exclusive, transferable, assignable, sub licensable, fully
paid-up, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to host,
transfer, display, perform, reproduce, modify, distribute, redistribute,
relicense, and otherwise use, make available, and exploit your User Postings,
in whole or in part, in any form and in any media formats and through any media
channels (now known or hereafter developed).
CERTIFICATES AND OTHER PRODUCTS & SERVICES
From time to time, UjuziNet and the colleges,
universities, and other institutions providing courses and programs on the UjuziNet
Site (collectively, the "Members") may offer services and products
for a fee (for example, course and program certificates). For anything that you
choose to purchase on the UjuziNet Site, you agree to pay all applicable fees
when due. As described in the PrivacyPolicy, the processing of your payment information is done by a
third-party payment vendor, and you will be routed to a secure payment flow
controlled by that vendor to complete the payment transaction. Once your
payment transaction is completed, an UjuziNet confirmation page will be
displayed, and you will receive a confirmation email with your name, order
number, and the payment amount. Please retain this email for your records as
this information will be required if you seek a refund from UjuziNet, as
UjuziNet and the Members may offer Verified
Certificates of Achievement for courses (a "Verified Certificate") or
certificates for programs (for example, a MicroMasters program certificate or diploma Certificate or Undergraduate or graduate Certificates) for
learners who, in the Members’ judgment, have satisfactorily demonstrated
mastery of the course or program material. Certificates will be issued by UjuziNet
under the name of the underlying Member(s) from where the course or program
originated, i.e. SUA, UDSM, etc. The decision whether a certificate will be
awarded to a given learner will be solely within the discretion of the awarding
Subject to the foregoing, you will be required
to pay a fee and complete the ID verification process for Verified
Certificates. In order to authenticate your identity for a Verified
Certificate, you will be prompted to take a webcam photo of yourself, as well
as a photo of an acceptable form of photo ID (described below). Although these
items are collected by UjuziNet in accordance with these TOS and the PrivacyPolicy, you should be aware that the actual authentication of your
identity is performed by an UjuziNet third-party service provider and this
information will be used only for the purpose of verifying your identity. Acceptable
forms of photo ID’s are:
In order to be accepted by UjuziNet, your
photo ID must:
Unfortunately, if you do not possess a photo
ID meeting the criteria described above, UjuziNet is unable to provide you with
a Verified Certificate at this time.
Certificates and other purchases on the UjuziNet
Site may be eligible for a refund for a period of time (in each case, the
“Refund Period”). The applicable Refund Period for some products and services
are described below. To receive a refund during the Refund Period, simply
unenroll from the course and the refund will be processed automatically.
Refunds will be credited to the payment account used for the purchase and may
take up to two billing cycles to process. For more info, visit the UjuziNet HelpCenter. If the applicable Refund Period for a purchase has passed,
but you believe a refund is warranted, please submit a support ticket via
the Contact us form.
To receive a refund
with respect to your enrollment in the verified certificate track of a course,
you have a period of 14 days after your payment or 14 days after your course
starts (up to six months after your payment) whichever occurs later, during which
you may withdraw or unenroll from the course by clicking on the unenroll link
on the learner dashboard.
To receive a refund
with respect to your enrollment in a Professional Education course, you have a
period of 2 days after your payment or 2 days after the course starts (up to
six months after your payment) whichever occurs later to unenroll from the
course by clicking on the unenroll link on the learner dashboard.
For more information about refund options (for
example, changing to another course session), you should visit the UjuziNetHelp Center.
Coupon codes and other course entitlements are
subject to expiration and any other conditions stated at the time of purchase.
No Other Enrollment.
Solely as a result of enrolling in or
completing a course or program provided by a Member through UjuziNet: (1) you
will not be an applicant for admission to, or enrolled in, any degree or other
credit- or credential-bearing program of such Member; and (2) you will not be
entitled to use any of the resources of such Member beyond the online courses
or programs provided on the UjuziNet Site and will not be eligible to receive
student privileges or benefits provided to students enrolled in degree or other
credit- or credential-bearing programs of the Member.
Use of UjuziNet, and Member
Names, Trademarks, and Service Marks.
The "UjuziNet," and
"Member" names, logos and seals are trademarks
("Trademarks") of the respective entities. Likewise, the names,
logos, and seals of the other Members are Trademarks owned by the respective
Member. You may not use any of these Trademarks, or any variations thereof,
without the owner's prior written consent. You may not use any of these
Trademarks, or any variations thereof, for promotional purposes, or in any way
that deliberately or inadvertently claims, suggests or, in the owner’s sole
judgment, gives the appearance or impression of a relationship with or endorsement
by the owner.
All Trademarks not owned by UjuziNet or the
Members that appear on the UjuziNet Site or on or through the services made
available on or through the UjuziNet Site, if any, are the property of their
Nothing contained on the UjuziNet Site should
be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license
or right to use any Trademark displayed on the UjuziNet Site without the
written permission of the owner of the applicable Trademark.
Digital Millennium Copyright Act
Copyright owners who believe their material
has been infringed on the UjuziNet Site should contact UjuziNet's designated
copyright agent at info@UjuziNet.co.tz or at UjuziNet Edtech Offices.Kijitonyama, Tanzania, East Africa
Notification must include:
Disclaimers of Warranty / Limitations of Liabilities
THE UJUZINET SITE AND ANY INFORMATION, CONTENT
OR SERVICES MADE AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH THE UJUZINET SITE ARE PROVIDED
"AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND
(EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR OTHERWISE), INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY IMPLIED
WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT,
EXCEPT INSOFAR AS ANY SUCH IMPLIED WARRANTIES MAY NOT BE DISCLAIMED UNDER
UJUZINET AND THE UJUZINET PARTICIPANTS (AS
DEFINED BELOW) DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE UJUZINET SITE WILL OPERATE IN AN
UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE MANNER, THAT THE UJUZINET SITE IS FREE OF VIRUSES
OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS, OR THAT THE COURSES OR CONTENT PROVIDED WILL MEET
YOUR NEEDS OR EXPECTATIONS. UJUZINET AND THE UJUZINET PARTICIPANTS ALSO MAKE NO
WARRANTY ABOUT THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, TIMELINESS, OR QUALITY OF THE UJUZINET
SITE OR ANY COURSES OR CONTENT, OR THAT ANY PARTICULAR COURSES OR CONTENT WILL
CONTINUE TO BE MADE AVAILABLE. “UJUZINET PARTICIPANTS” MEANS MIT, HARVARD, THE
OTHER MEMBERS, THE ENTITIES PROVIDING INFORMATION, CONTENT, OR SERVICES FOR THE
UJUZINET SITE, THE COURSE INSTRUCTORS, AND THEIR STAFFS.
USE OF THE UJUZINET SITE, AND THE CONTENT AND
SERVICES OBTAINED FROM OR THROUGH THE UJUZINET SITE, IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. YOUR
ACCESS TO OR DOWNLOAD OF INFORMATION, MATERIALS, OR DATA THROUGH THE UJUZINET
SITE OR ANY REFERENCE SITES IS AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK, AND YOU WILL BE
SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR PROPERTY (INCLUDING YOUR COMPUTER
SYSTEM) OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OR USE OF SUCH MATERIAL
OR DATA, UNLESS OTHERWISE EXPRESSLY PROVIDED FOR IN THE PRIVACYPOLICY.
User Postings Disclaimer.
You understand that when using the UjuziNet
Site you will be exposed to User Postings from a variety of sources and that
neither UjuziNet nor the UjuziNet Participants are responsible for the
accuracy, usefulness, reliability or intellectual property rights of or
relating to such User Postings. You further understand and acknowledge that you
may be exposed to User Postings that are inaccurate, offensive, defamatory,
indecent or objectionable and you agree to waive, and hereby do waive, any
legal or equitable rights or remedies you have or may have against UjuziNet or
any of the UjuziNet Participants with respect thereto. Neither UjuziNet nor any
of the UjuziNet Participants endorse any User Postings or any opinion,
recommendation or advice expressed therein. Neither UjuziNet nor any of the UjuziNet
Participants have any obligation to monitor any User Postings or any other user
communications through the UjuziNet Site.
However, UjuziNet reserves the right to review
User Postings and to exercise its sole discretion to edit or remove, in whole
or in part, any User Posting at any time and for any reason, or to allow the UjuziNet
Participants to do so. Without limiting the foregoing, upon receiving notice
from a user or a content owner that a User Posting allegedly does not conform
to these TOS, UjuziNet may investigate the allegation and determine in its sole
discretion whether to remove the User Posting, which it reserves the right to
do at any time and without notice.
Third-Party Services; Links to Other Websites.
The UjuziNet Site and individual courses may
be integrated with third-party services or include hyperlinks to websites
maintained or controlled by third parties. UjuziNet and the UjuziNet
Participants are not responsible for and do not routinely screen, approve,
review or endorse the contents of or use of any of the products or services
that may be offered by such third parties. A list of some such third parties,
available at the UjuziNet learner Help Center. If you decide to
access any third-party services or linked third-party websites, you do so at
your own risk.
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE
LAW, YOU AGREE THAT NEITHER UJUZINET NOR ANY OF THE UJUZINET PARTICIPANTS WILL
BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGES, EITHER ACTUAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL,
ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THESE TERMS OF SERVICE, OR YOUR (OR ANY THIRD
PARTY'S) USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE UJUZINET SITE, OR YOUR PLACEMENT OF
CONTENT ON THE UJUZINET SITE, OR YOUR RELIANCE UPON INFORMATION OBTAINED FROM
OR THROUGH THE UJUZINET SITE, WHETHER YOUR CLAIM IS BASED IN CONTRACT, TORT,
STATUTORY OR OTHER LAW.
IN PARTICULAR, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED
BY APPLICABLE LAW, NEITHER UJUZINET NOR ANY OF THE UJUZINET PARTICIPANTS WILL
HAVE ANY LIABILITY FOR ANY CONSEQUENTIAL, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL,
EXEMPLARY, OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, WHETHER FORESEEABLE OR UNFORESEEABLE AND
WHETHER OR NOT UJUZINET OR ANY OF THE UJUZINET PARTICIPANTS HAS BEEN NEGLIGENT
OR OTHERWISE AT FAULT (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, CLAIMS FOR DEFAMATION,
ERRORS, LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF DATA, OR INTERRUPTION IN AVAILABILITY OF
CERTAIN STATE LAWS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON
IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN DAMAGES. IF THESE
LAWS APPLY TO YOU, SOME OR ALL OF THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS, OR
LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU, AND YOU MIGHT HAVE ADDITIONAL RIGHTS.
You agree to defend, hold harmless, and
indemnify UjuziNet and the UjuziNet Participants, and their respective
subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, faculty, students, fellows, governing board
members, agents and employees from and against any third-party claims, actions,
or demands arising out of, resulting from or in any way related to your use of
the UjuziNet Site, including any liability or expense arising from any and all
claims, losses, damages (actual and consequential), suits, judgments,
litigation costs, and attorneys' fees, of every kind and nature. In such a
case, UjuziNet or the applicable UjuziNet Participant will provide you with
written notice of such claim, suit, or action.
Termination Rights; Discontinuation of Courses and Content.
You agree that UjuziNet, in its sole
discretion, may terminate your use of the UjuziNet Site or your participation
in it, for any reason or no reason, upon notice to you. It is UjuziNet's policy
to terminate in appropriate circumstances the accounts of users of the UjuziNet
Site who are repeat copyright infringers. UjuziNet and the UjuziNet
Participants reserve the right at any time in their sole discretion to cancel,
delay, reschedule or alter the format of any course offered through UjuziNet,
or to cease providing any part or all of the UjuziNet Site content or related
services, and you agree that neither UjuziNet nor any of the UjuziNet
Participants will have any liability to you for such an action. If you no
longer desire to participate in the UjuziNet Site, you may terminate your
participation at any time. The rights granted to you hereunder will terminate
upon any termination of your right to use the UjuziNet Site, but the other
provisions of the Agreements will survive any such termination.
The Agreements constitute the entire agreement
between you and UjuziNet with respect to your use of the UjuziNet Site,
superseding any prior agreements between you and UjuziNet regarding your use of
the UjuziNet Site.
Waiver and Severability.
The failure of UjuziNet to exercise or enforce
any right or provision of the Agreements shall not constitute a waiver of such
right or provision. If any provision of the Agreements is found by a court of
competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the
court should endeavor to give effect to the parties' intentions as reflected in
the provision and the other provisions of the Agreements shall remain in full
force and effect.
Choice of Law/Forum Selection.
You agree that the Agreements and any claim or dispute arising out of or relating to the Agreements or any content or service obtained from or through the UjuziNet Site will be governed by the laws of Tanzania, excluding its conflicts of law provisions. You agree that all such claims and disputes will be heard and resolved exclusively in the state courts located in and serving Tanzania. You consent to the personal jurisdiction of those courts over you for this purpose, and you waive and agree not to assert any objection to such proceedings in those courts (including any defense or objection of lack of proper jurisdiction or venue or inconvenience of forum).
May 15th , 2021.
By enrolling in a course on UjuziNet, you are
joining a special worldwide community of learners. The aspiration of UjuziNet
is to provide anyone with an internet connection access to courses from the
best Colleges, universities and institutions in the world and to provide our learners the
best educational experience internet technology enables. You are a part of the
community that will help UjuziNet achieve this goal. UjuziNet depends upon your
motivation to learn the material and to do so with honesty and academic
integrity. In order to participate in UjuziNet, you must agree to the Honor
Code below and any additional terms specific to a course or program. This Honor
Code, and any additional terms, will be posted on each course website.
Honor Code Pledge
By enrolling in an UjuziNet course or program,
I agree that I will:
If you are found in violation of the Terms of
Service or Honor Code, you may be subject to one or more of the following
No refunds will be issued in the case of any
corrective action for such violations.
Honor Code violations will be determined at
the sole discretion of UjuziNet Members. You will be notified if a
determination has been made that you have violated this Honor Code and you will
be informed of the corresponding action to be taken as a result of the
Changing the Honor Code
Please note that we review and may make
changes to this Honor Code from time to time. Any changes to this Honor Code
will be effective immediately upon posting on this page, with an updated
effective date. By accessing the UjuziNet Site after any changes have been
made, you signify your agreement on a prospective basis to the modified Honor
Code and any changes contained therein. Be sure to return to this page
periodically to ensure familiarity with the most current version of this Honor
May 15, 2021.