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Privacy Policy & Terms of Use

Effective: 9/22/2014

Terms and Conditions

mySkillBoard (the "Service") provided by Stellar Learning Innovations, LLC ("Company"), with permission of your local school, local school district, teacher or other responsible education authority (the "Subscriber") is made available to the user (“You") subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein (the “Terms of Use”) and in the mySkillBoard Service Agreement (the "Agreement"). By using and accessing this Service located at www.mySkillBoard.com, you are agreeing to be bound by, and to comply with, these Terms of Use and any other terms and conditions or terms of service posted on any individual page of this Service.

mySkillBoard is a fully online, cloud-based platform that tracks student progression on learning objectives. Teachers can create activities, enter scores, and view student data on this platform.

mySkillBoard is currently in closed beta. Only teachers who have been granted access are allowed use to the system at this time. At the conclusion of the beta period, a new Terms of Use will be created to govern the full launch of the software.

Non-Commercial Use Limitation

Unless otherwise specified, the Services are for your non-commercial educational use for independent study or use in education programs and settings. You may not modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell any information, software, products or services obtained from the Services for any commercial use. 

Use of mySkillBoard outside educational programs and settings requires express written permission from Company, and is otherwise expressly prohibited.

Additionally, the design and layout of the Web site is protected by trade dress, trademark, unfair competition, copyright and other laws and may not be copied or imitated in whole or in part. No logo, graphic, sound or image from any Company Web site may be copied or retransmitted unless expressly permitted by Company.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES

COMPANY MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY OF THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE DOCUMENTS AND RELATED GRAPHICS PUBLISHED AS PART OF THE SERVICES FOR ANY PURPOSE. ALL SUCH DOCUMENTS AND RELATED GRAPHICS ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. COMPANY AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THIS INFORMATION, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, WHETHER ORAL, WRITTEN OR STATUTORY, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL COMPANY AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER TORTIOUS ACTION, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF INFORMATION AVAILABLE FROM THE SERVICES.

THE DOCUMENTS AND RELATED GRAPHICS PUBLISHED ON THE SERVICES COULD INCLUDE TECHNICAL INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. CHANGES ARE PERIODICALLY ADDED TO THE INFORMATION HEREIN. COMPANY AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS AND/OR CHANGES IN THE PRODUCT(S) AND/OR THE PROGRAM(S) DESCRIBED HEREIN AT ANY TIME, WITH OR WITHOUT NOTICE TO YOU.

Notice Specific to Software Available on This Web

Any software that is made available to download from the Services (“Software”) is protected by copyright.  Any reproduction or redistribution of the Software is expressly prohibited.

WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, COPYING OR REPRODUCTION OF THE SOFTWARE TO ANY OTHER SERVER OR LOCATION FOR FURTHER REPRODUCTION OR REDISTRIBUTION IS EXPRESSLY PROHIBITED.

FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE, COMPANY MAY MAKE AVAILABLE AS PART OF THE SERVICES OR IN ITS SOFTWARE PRODUCTS, TOOLS AND UTILITIES FOR USE AND/OR DOWNLOAD. COMPANY DOES NOT MAKE ANY ASSURANCES WITH REGARD TO THE ACCURACY OF THE RESULTS OR OUTPUT THAT DERIVES FROM SUCH USE OF ANY SUCH TOOLS AND UTILITIES. PLEASE RESPECT THE INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS OF OTHERS WHEN USING THE TOOLS AND UTILITIES MADE AVAILABLE ON THE SERVICES OR IN COMPANY SOFTWARE PRODUCTS.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE MYSKILLBOARD SOFTWARE, AND ANY PATENT, COPYRIGHT, TRADEMARK, TRADE SECRETS, OR ANY OTHER INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS RELATED THERETO (COLLECTIVELY, THE “IP”) ARE LICENSED BY COMPANY PURSUANT TO THE TERMS OF A LICENSE AGREEMENT FOR COMPANY’S EXCLUSIVE USE. THEREFORE, YOU AGREE THAT YOU DO NOT HAVE ANY RECOURSE AGAINST COMPANY WITH RESPECT TO THE OWNERSHIP OF THE IP, YOUR USE OR COMPANY’S USE OF THE IP, COMPANY’S LICENSING OF THE IP FROM STELLAR LEARNING INNOVATIONS LLC, OR THE INFRINGEMENT OF ANY THIRD-PARTY’S INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS AS A RESULT OF THE USE OR LICENSING OF THE IP.

Member Account, Password, Security and Access by Minors

Use of mySkillBoard requires you to open an account.  In order to open the account, you must complete the registration process by providing Company with current, complete and accurate information as prompted by the applicable registration form. You also will choose a password and a user name. You are entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and account. Furthermore, you are entirely responsible for any and all activities that occur under your account. You agree to notify Company immediately of any unauthorized use of your account or any other breach of security. Company will not be liable for any loss that you may incur as a result of someone else using your password or account, either with or without your knowledge. However, you could be held liable for losses incurred by Company or another party due to someone else using your account or password. You may not use anyone else’s account at any time without the permission of the account holder.

Standard Provisions

If you are accessing mySkillBoard on behalf of a School or District, the following provisions also apply: If you are accessing mySkillBoard as a Teacher, the following provisions also apply:

Changes in this Privacy Policy

If Company decides to change the privacy policy, Company will post those changes to this privacy statement, the homepage, and other places Company deems appropriate so that you are aware of what information Company collects, how it is used, and under what circumstances, if any, it is disclosed.

Company reserves the right to modify this privacy statement at any time, so please review it frequently. If material changes are made to how your Personal Information or Personal Information collected from children under age 13 is used, Company will notify you, by email and/or by means of notice on our home page.

Internet Privacy & Security

mySkillBoard and your school will work together to protect the online privacy of all of your school community members that use mySkillBoard. mySkillBoard information collection, security, and privacy policies must be authorized by your school, and mySkillBoard strives to manage your school's internet services in a secure manner. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure, and mySkillBoard cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information managed by the site, whether transmitted to mySkillBoard by you, your school, or your teacher. By agreeing to mySkillBoard’s privacy policy and terms of use, you agree to use mySkillBoard at your own risk, and agree that mySkillBoard shall not be liable if a security breach occurs, if the site malfunctions, or if information is misused or mismanaged in any way to your detriment or the detriment of a third party, whether by mySkillBoard, your school, your teacher, or an unauthorized third party.

Information Collection & Use of your Personal Information

mySkillBoard collects and analyzes data on how the service is used in the aggregate (how groups of people use mySkillBoard) for the purpose of improving and enhancing its service. mySkillBoard does not analyze information on how particular individuals use the service as part of general reporting procedures or in the usual course of business. However, information on individual usage of the system, including but not limited to individual IP addresses, may be analyzed on a case-specific basis to resolve a technical difficulty or to assist in resolving or investigating any misuse of the service; also, such individual usage information may be furnished to your school if your school requests such information to assist in the investigation of fraudulent, abusive, or criminal activity or any other use of mySkillBoard that violates your school's rules or policies.

In order to create an account, mySkillBoard does require that all users create a screen user name and password, which is stored on the site, and collects personal information such as name, email, or other information if necessary, depending on the needs of your school or the service. Company does not sell, share, rent or trade your personal information with any third parties other than as disclosed within this privacy policy.

Company reserves the right to disclose information as required by law and when Company believes that disclosure is necessary to protect its rights and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our Web site.

Updating, Correcting or Deleting Personally Identifiable Information

If your personally identifiable information changes, or if you no longer desire Company’s service, you may correct, update, or delete it by making the change on the User profile page or by emailing our Customer Support at support@mySkillBoard.com. Company will respond your access request within 30 days.

Company will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services. If you wish to cancel your account or request that Company no longer uses your information to provide you services, contact Company at support@mySkillBoard.com. Company will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce agreements.

Links to Other Sites

If you click on a link to a third-party site, you will leave mySkillBoard.org and be redirected to the site you selected. Because we cannot control the activities of third parties, we cannot accept responsibility for any use of your personally identifiable information by such third parties, and we cannot guarantee that they will adhere to the same privacy practices as mySkillBoard.org. We encourage you to review the privacy statements of any other service provider from whom you request services. If you visit a third-party website that is linked to the mySkillBoard.org site, you should read that site's privacy statement before providing any personally identifiable information.

No Unlawful or Prohibited Use

As a condition of your use of the Services, you will not use the Services for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices. You may not use the Services in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair any Company server, or the network(s) connected to any Company server, or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of any Services. You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to any Services, other accounts, computer systems or networks connected to any Company server or to any of the Services, through hacking, password mining or any other means. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available through the Services.

Governing Law/Venue

This Agreement shall be governed by and shall be construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Connecticut.  Any dispute, controversy or other claim arising out of this Agreement shall be arbitrated or tried in Hartford County, Connecticut.