Cyber Innovation Center & National Integrated Cyber Education Research Center Terms and Conditions of Use
The following are the terms and conditions (terms) that govern the use of the Cyber Innovation Center (CIC) website, the National Integrated Cyber Education Research Center (NICERC) website as well as Canvas, NICERC’s Learning Management System (LMS) (hereinafter collectively referred to as “the sites”) and all content contained within. By using the CIC and NICERC website and registering for and further using the LMS to gain access to CIC/NICERC content, you expressly agree to be bound by these terms and follow all conditions of use governing the sites. If you violate these terms, the CIC may terminate your use of the sites, bar you from future use or take an appropriate legal course of action.
Permitted use of all curricula and content is reserved for K-12 educators, K-12 administrators, and K-12 school district officials. Exception to the reserved rights may be made through a written request to the Cyber Innovation Center. By creating an account, you agree that you are only authorized to view, use, retain a copy of materials, and make reproductions for classroom purposes subject to the “Prohibited Uses” detailed below.
Permitted users acknowledge that NICERC retains all intellectual property rights, including but not limited to copyright, patent, and trademark rights, in the materials, curricula, and content received from NICERC. Reproduction, copying, or redistribution for commercial purposes of any materials or design elements of content on these sites is strictly prohibited without the express written permission of the Cyber Innovation Center. Additional prohibited uses of NICERC’s materials, curricula, and content include, but are not limited to, networking, piracy and counterfeiting, unauthorized digital display, and web use/web posting, all or any of which could be considered direct, contributory, or vicarious copyright infringement.
In addition, registered site users shall not share, distribute, or otherwise give away login credentials to other persons. Login credentials are issued based on unique user requests. To access the sites, users must follow all registration procedures. By enrolling in the curricula offered by NICERC through Canvas, users agree to receive email communications from NICERC.
User acknowledges and agrees that all curricula, content, and information available on the CIC, NICERC, and LMS sites is protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, trade secrets, or other proprietary rights and laws and that all right, title, and interest in and to all such curricula, content, and information is owned by the Cyber Innovation Center. Some content found in the LMS has been supported by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security under Grant Award Number, 2013-PD-127-000001.
Links to Other Web Sites
The sites may contain links to websites and resources owned by other individuals and entities (hereinafter collectively referred to as “third party sites”). If you decide to visit the third party sites, you acknowledge and agree that (1) you do so at your own risk; (2) it is your responsibility to guard against computer programming routines that could alter damage, expropriate, intercept, or interfere with your computer system; (3) the CIC is not endorsing, nor are we responsible for, the information, advertising, or content contained on the third party sites or the products or services promoted, offered by, or sold on the third party sites; (4) your access to and use of the third party sites is subject to the third party sites’ terms and conditions of use (including their respective privacy polices); and (5) the CIC is not making any representations or warranties regarding the accuracy, appropriateness, availability, completeness, freedom from viruses, performance, quality, security, or timeliness of the third party sites or their content.