Terms of Use

Homework Unlocked is a unique educational platform for parents and guardians that provides useful reference and background information on current curriculum to assist them in helping their children or students with homework. It is not intended to replace or substitute information learned in a classroom setting and should not be relied upon as a guarantee of obtaining a correct answer or a certain result in school.

In using Homework Unlocked’s website, application, social media pages or other services (collectively referred to as “Website”) you, the User, are agreeing to the Terms of Use contained herein. These terms of use may change from time to time and such changes shall be effective at the time they are posted. You are responsible for regularly checking the terms of use for any updated. Use of Homework Unlocked Website after the effective date of any modifications or changes shall be considered acceptance of the same. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH ANY OF THE TERMS OR CONDITIONS SET FORTH BELOW PLEASE DO NOT USE HOMEWORK UNLOCKED SERVICES AS BY DOING SO YOU ARE AGREEING TO BE BOUND TO THEM.

How Homework Unlocked Works
Homework Unlocked is a platform providing information to parents and guardians. Its’ Website shows or includes videos, podcasts, diagrams, descriptions, etc. of “typical” homework patterns or problems and provide insight and guidance on how to answer or solve the problem. You, the user, search the Website to locate the pattern or problem similar to one your child or student might be working on. Note, the exact pattern or problem your child or student is working on may not be available and Homework Unlocked makes no promise or guarantee to provide a solution or answer to every pattern or problem that may exist. After locating the pattern or problem, you, the user, review the Homework Unlocked video, podcast, diagram, etc. selected. Hopefully, the information conveyed give you the insight you need to then help your child or student complete their homework. If you still have questions after reviewing the information on Homework Unlocked’s Website, please let us know by emailing info@homeworkunlocked.com.

Homework Headaches
Homework Unlocked includes a feature known as “Homework Headaches.” This is a place on our Website where parents or guardians can send us homework problems that they had trouble helping their child or student solve. Homework Unlocked will choose a few problems per week to “answer.” In submitting a homework problem under this feature, you are agreeing to allow any information transmitted to Homework Unlocked to be posted on Homework Unlocked’s social media pages and on the Website. Any personal information provided will be removed and not included in any response except for (1) your first name, (2) the age and/or grade of your child and (3) the city, state and/or country where you reside. Homework Unlocked has no obligation or requirement to respond to any or all requests made under the Homework Headaches feature.

Pop Quiz
Homework Unlocked will post a sample homework problem every few days for parents or guardians to answer. Homework Unlocked will review the responses and post the “best” answer on its Website and social media pages. Homework Unlocked shall have sole discretion in determining which answer is the “best,” but it shall be based on answering the problem correctly and in the clearest way possible. In submitting a response under this feature, you are agreeing to allow any information transmitted to Homework Unlocked to be posted on Homework Unlocked’s social media pages and on the Website. Any personal information provided will be removed and not included in any response except for (1) your first name, (2) your age and (3) the city, state and/or country where you reside. Homework Unlocked has no obligation to select any submissions as the “best” answer.

Homework Spaces
Homework Unlocked wants to know the favorite places your children and students study and do their homework. Is it in a hammock in the back yard? Is it on the sofa in front of the baseball/soccer/basketball/football game? Is it at the kitchen table or in the back office? Wherever it may be we want a picture of it for our gallery. In submitting a picture for our Homework Space gallery, you are agreeing to allow any information transmitted to Homework Unlocked to be posted on Homework Unlocked’s social media pages and on the Website. Homework Unlocked has no obligation to post or respond to your picture.

User Conduct
All use of Homework Unlocked’s Website must be lawful and comply with the Terms of Use set forth below. Homework Unlocked’s Website is private property and Homework Unlocked hereby reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to restrict or inhibit a User’s access to the Homework Unlocked Website and to seek other remedies against any User if it determines a User is violating the Terms of Use of use, limiting other Users’ use and enjoyment of the Website or engaging in other activities that at Homework Unlocked in its sole discretion it determines warrants such action.

The following shall be considered express violations of the Terms of Use and shall be prohibited:

1. Violating any applicable law, ordinance or regulation;

2. Posting or transmitting content a User does not have the right to post or transmit;

3. Posting or transmitting content that any User knows or reasonably should know infringes a third party’s trademark, patent, trade secret, copyright, publicity, privacy, or other right;

4. Posting or transmitting content that is unlawful, untrue, stalking, harassing, libelous, defamatory, abusive, tortious, threatening, obscene, hateful, criminal, harmful or otherwise objectionable as determined in Homework Unlocked’s sole discretion;

5. Attempting to intercept, collect or store data about any third party without his, her or its knowledge and consent;

6. Deleting, tampering with or revising any material posted by any other person or entity without proper authorization;

7. Attempting to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of a system or network or attempting to breach security or authentication measures of any third parties;

8. Sending unsolicited messages, including without limitation, promotions or advertisements for products or services, “pyramid schemes,” “spam,” “chain mail”, or “junk mail;”

9. “Stalking” or harassing any other User of our Website or collecting or storing any information about any other User;

10. Using the site to send altered, deceptive or false source identifying information;

11. Attempting to decipher, decompile, disassemble or reverse engineer any of the software comprising the Website offered by Homework Unlocked or any related website or network;

12. Interfering or attempting to interfere with the access of any user, including without limitation, submitting a “virus” to site, or any attempt at overloading, “flooding,” “spamming,” “crashing,” or “mailbombing” the site; and

13. Impersonating or misrepresenting oneself or any other User or affiliation.

The foregoing are examples of prohibited conduct, but it is not considered a comprehensive list of prohibited conducted and Homework Unlocked shall at its sole discretion determine whether a User’s actions violate the Terms of Use and warrant further action.

User Generated Content
Homework Unlocked provides you with the ability to post and share information in a public forums such as bulletin boards, discussion groups, chat rooms, blogs, or other communication facilities offered through or by Homework Unlocked on its, or associated, site or websites (collectively referred to as “Community”). Any statements, comments, discussions, notes, postings or chats of any kind generate by you or a third-party (herein defined as “Content”) posted on, or included within, the Community is solely that of author(s) or distributor(s) and not Homework Unlocked. Any such Content included within a personal message between Users is also solely that of the author(s) or distributor(s) and not Homework Unlocked.

Homework Unlocked shall not be held responsible or liable for any Content posted by you and Homework Unlocked does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of any such Content.

At any time, Homework Unlocked shall have the right, but not the obligation, to monitor the Community as well as personal messages between Users to ensure compliance with these Terms of Use as well to comply with applicable laws, regulations or government requests. Homework Unlocked shall have the right, but not the obligation, to remove any content from the Community that it in its sole discretion it determines is objectionable or violates these Terms of Use.

User generated Content posted on the Community is public and can be viewed by any other persons, including those outside Homework Unlocked’s Website. Homework Unlocked is not liable for any statement(s) or user generated content in the Community, or any action(s) that may result from your participation in the Community. You hereby assume all risks associated with posting of any Content and understand any such statements are not confidential.

By posting Content in any public forum within Homework Unlocked’s Website or affiliated or associated sites, the author(s) or distributor(s) of that message is granting Homework Unlocked a non-exclusive right or license to reproduce, display, publish, distribute, etc. that message which may include photo or video images of that Content in any form of media for the purpose of advertising, market research, promotions or any other lawful purpose.

Changing Terms of Use
Homework Unlocked hereby reserves the right at any time with, or without, notice to change the Terms of Use contained herein including adding new terms or removing existing terms subject to applicable law. Homework Unlocked also reserves the right to suspend, cancel, add, modify or delete any features or services offered. Any changes or modifications to Terms of Use or features or services shall be effective immediately upon posting to the Website which shall be considered notice under the Terms of Use of this Agreement. Use of the Applications or Services of Homework Unlocked shall be considered acceptance of any modifications or revisions to the Terms of Use contained herein and it is your responsibility to review and monitor the Terms of Use from time to time to for any changes, modifications or additions.

Copyright and Trademarks
Homework Unlocked owns all the information contained on its Website, in its electronic transmittals or included as part of any application, including but not limited to, any mobile or table application (collectively referred to herein as “Site”). Homework Unlocked grants a non-exclusive right to copy, distribute, link, transmit or post information contained in the Site provided you acknowledge Homework Unlocked at the original source. This information includes, but is not limited to, text, software, photos, video, graphics, music, sound, illustrations, URLs, technology, documents, scripts, content, materials and interactive features. Violation of this requirement may result in copyright, trademark or other intellectual property right infringement that may subject you to civil and/or criminal penalties.

If you are a copyright owner and believe that any material posted constitutes copyright infringement, please notify us of your infringement by providing us with the following information: (a) an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyrighted work; (b) an identification of the copyrighted work and the location on the Site of the allegedly infringing work; (c) a written statement that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the owner, its agent, or the law; (d) your name and contact information, including telephone number and e-mail address; and (e) a statement by you that the above information in your notice is accurate and, under penalty of perjury, that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf.

The information above should be provided to Homework Unlocked’s Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) Designated Agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement. Our Designated Agent is:

Homework Unlocked
Attn: Privacy Officer

P.O. Box 556
Glen Echo, MD 20812

 

Homework Unlocked takes all claims of copyright infringement seriously and will investigate any such notices and take appropriate actions under the DMCA Warranty.

DISCLAIMER
Homework Unlocked is an educational information platform that assists parents and guardians understand the information their child or student is learning school so that they can help them with their homework. Homework Unlocked makes no guarantee as to the effectiveness of the information it provides and whether it will indeed help with your particular child or student’s homework.

If you are reading this and using Homework Unlocked we applaud your efforts and thank you for visiting! Please check back in regularly as more problems and patterns are added every day and if you have ideas for how to make Homework Unlocked better please email us at info@homeworkunlocked.com.

Homework Unlocked Privacy Policy

The following sets forth Homework Unlocked’s Privacy Policy with respect to your use of and access to its website, applications and services (collectively referred to as “Website”).  This Privacy Policy explains how Homework Unlocked collects and uses personal information obtained when you access or use our website, mobile or other applications and under what circumstances this information may be disclosed to third-parties. This Privacy Policy applies to all Website use by you whether your use is on a computer, mobile device, tablet or other platform (collectively referred to as your “Connection”), but does not apply to information collected outside our Website or from other sources such as in person or over the telephone.  This Privacy Policy may be updated from time to time and should be reviewed periodically for any changes which shall become effective immediately upon posting.  In using our Applications and Services you are agreeing to this Privacy Policy.

IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH THE PRIVACY POLICY SET FORTH BELOW AND OUR PRACTICES WITH REGARD TO COLLECTING AND USING PERSONAL INFORMATION, PLEASE DO NOT USE OUR WEBSITE.

Types of Information Collected

“Personal Information” which includes any information that can be used to identify, locate, or contact you including but not limited to your name, mailing address, email address, social media account names and telephone numbers.  We may also collect Personal Information about you from third- parties and that information that may be added to your Personal Information or a related category of information.   

“Non-Personal Information” which includes any information that does not identify you or has been provided anonymously and may be obtained either by you or through information collected as part of your use of our Website including, but not limited to, the type of browser you are using, where your visit originated from (i.e., what website), the terms searched to located our Website, etc.

“Association Information” which includes any information collected that provides us with a better understanding of you, your likes and dislikes.  This may include information about your lifestyle, location, areas of interest, demographic information such as your birthday, age and gender, and other information obtained from social media interactions.     

“Commerce Information” which includes information related to your use of Homework Unlocked such as comments that you may make in a public forum including but not limited to social media sites, discussion groups or bulletin boards.

Collectively, the information defined and listed above is referred to as “Information” and when that term is used is intended to cover all types and categories of information collected.

When Information is Collected

Information is collected at various points during the use of our Website.  When you are using our Website we may collect Personal Information, Non-Personal Information, Association Information and Commerce Information from you.  Cookies and related technologies may also be used to collect Association Information, Commerce Information and Non-Personal Information and this information may be collected even when you are not using our Website.  When you contact us for customer support purposes either by email, telephone, text, mail, social media or other methods Information is collected and if such interactions are verbal they may be recorded for quality assurance purposes.

How Information Collected Is Used

In general, Information collected is used to operate and improve Homework Unlocked’s Website including but not limited to user interface and suggested patterns or problems.  Information collected is used to provide customer support, reminders, notices, updates, security alerts and to administer surveys, conduct analytics and generally manage
Homework Unlocked’s day-to-day business operations.

Personal Information collected is used to complete requests initiated by you, improve customer service and respond to questions by you.  Personal Information may be used for future contact by us about promotions, offers or other information from us or an affiliated company.  You can opt-out of receiving future promotions, offers or other information from us or an affiliated company at any time by clicking a related opt-out link on the notice page or by contacting us as discussed in more detail below.

Non-Personal Information is used in a variety of ways to evaluate our Website and track usage, decipher trends and needs, facilitate marketing and advertising campaigns, and other similar type uses.  Non-Personal Information, Commerce Information and Association Information maybe be aggregated, manipulated and provided to merchants, partners or other third parties for statistical purposes as well as to provide interested parties with non-identifiable information about our users.

In some instances, Personal Information, Non-Personal Information, Commerce Information and Association Information may be shared with sponsors of a particular program or service that we have a relationship with to facilitate the operation of the program or service.  Personal Information is not, except as set forth below, shared or sold to third parties without your prior notice and approval.

Information may be disclosed in the case of litigation, legal claims, regulatory actions and law enforcement actions or when required to by law in response to a legal process such as, but not limited to, a subpoena.

Cookies and Related Technologies

To assist us in recognizing you and to improve your use of our Website, we collect Non-Personal Information, Commerce Information and Association Information through the use of automated or electronic means such as cookies, pixel tags, web beacons, browser analysis tools, web server logs and other technologies.  These technologies, such as cookies or web beacons, work by placing small files on your Connection’s hard drive, memory or web browser that then allow us to remember you when you return or revisit our Website.  They also allows us to track your online movements to provide additional useful information to you for future visits.  Any technologies used do not collect and are not tied to Personal Information.  Non-Personal Information, Commerce Information and Association Information collected includes information such as, but not limited to, your operating system type, browser type, system setting, language used, country, time zone, sites visited, items clicked, etc. all of which helps us optimize our Applications and Services. Connection devices can be set to limit the acceptance of cookies and other technologies, and cookies and other technologies can be removed from devices, however, limiting acceptance of the same and removing them may impact the functionality of our Applications and Services.

Homework Unlocked may now or in the future work with third-parties that use cookies, web beacons and other technologies to collect Non-Personal Information, Commerce Information and Association Information when you visit other websites and third party sites.  This Non-Personal Information, Commerce Information and Association Information may be used for advertising or marketing purposes or to tailor future searches and products to meet your specific needs.  You can opt-out of future advertising from third parties at any time by clicking the opt-out link on any site, page or interface as noted in the Privacy Policy of any such third party attempting to market to you.  Homework Unlocked’s Privacy Policy does not cover the collection methods or use of information collected by these third-parties.

Children

Our Applications and Services are not intended for use by children.  Homework Unlocked does not knowingly collect any Personal Information about children under the age of 13 and if you are parent or guardian of a child under the age of 13 and believe he or she has disclosed Personal Information please contact us immediately at help@homeworkunlocked.com concerning removing or deleting such Information and prohibiting use of that Information.

Security of Information

Homework Unlocked has reasonable security measures in place that contain administrative, technical and physical controls to protect and safeguard Information, including Personal Information, against loss, misuse or alteration.  Homework Unlocked, however, cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any Information disclosed by you or transmitted to us via the internet or mobile device and is not responsible for the inadvertent disclosure or destruction of said Information.  If you believe that there has been a breach in the security of Information disclosed to us, please contact us immediately at help@homeworkunlocked.com.

California Privacy Rights

If you live in California, pursuant to Section 1798.83 of the California Civil Code, you have the right to request from companies certain information about the types of Personal Information they have shared with third-parties for direct marketing purposes during the previous calendar year.  The law requires that companies inform consumers about (1) the categories of Personal Information that have been shared with third parties, (2) the names and addresses of those third parties, and (3) examples of the types of services or products marketed by those third parties. If you would like a copy of the disclosures provided by Homework Unlocked under Section 1798.83, please contact us at help@homeworkunlocked.com or Homework Unlocked, Attn: Privacy Officer, [MARY ADD ADDRESS], and please include your name, address where you would like the response sent, and username so that we can identify your account.  Please allow 30 days for a response.

Modifications to this Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy may from time to time be updated to clarify or reflect current, new or different privacy practices including, but not limited to, when new features are added to our Applications or Services.  Notice of any material change will be provided to you through notice on the Homework Unlocked Website.  Use of Homework Unlocked after the posting of any updated or modified Privacy Policy shall be deemed acceptance of those terms.  We recommend periodically reviewing the Privacy Policy for any updates or changes.

Contacting Us – Opting-Out

If you have any questions or comments about our Privacy Policy, wish to update any Personal Information provided to us, would like to opt-out of future correspondence from us or our affiliates or would like to withdraw your consent to sharing of Personal Information with others, please contact us at:

Homework Unlocked

Attn: Privacy Officer

P.O. Box 556
Glen Echo, MD 20812

All requests will be responded to and addressed, but in certain instances may not be able to be met while still allowing access to and use of Homework Unlocked’s Website.

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