Privacy Policy & Terms of Use

Effective: 3/1/2017

Catalyst Planner Terms and Conditions
(Privacy Policy and Terms of Use)

Catalyst Planner (the “Service” or “Catalyst Planner”) is provided by The Capitol Region Education Council’s Studio 111 (“Company”) with permission of your local school, local school district, or other responsible education authority (the “Subscriber”) and is made available to you (the “User”) subject to the following Terms and Conditions, which Terms and Conditions set forth the Company’s privacy policy and terms of use for the Service and are part of the Catalyst Planner Service Agreement (the “Agreement”). By establishing an account, using and accessing the Service located at www.catalystplanner.com, you are agreeing to be bound by, and to comply with, these Terms and Conditions and any other terms and conditions or terms of service posted on any individual page of the Service.

Catalyst Planner is a web-based tool that allows users to create 3-Dimensional STEM Instructional units driven by real-world phenomena. Users can reference relevant materials while building curriculum.

Non-Commercial Use Limitation

Unless otherwise specified, the Service is for a User’s 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 Service for any commercial use.

Use of Catalyst Planner outside educational programs and settings of the Subscriber requires express written permission of the Company. Use for any other purpose is expressly prohibited.

Additionally, the design and layout of the Catalyst Planner 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 in writing by Company.

COMPANY MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY OF THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE DOCUMENTS AND RELATED GRAPHICS PUBLISHED AS PART OF THE SERVICE FOR ANY PURPOSE. ALL SUCH DOCUMENTS AND RELATED GRAPHICS ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. COMPANY AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE SUBSCRIBERS HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THIS INFORMATION, INCLUDING ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL COMPANY AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE SUBSCRIBERS 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 OF THE SERVICES 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) OF THE SERVICES AT ANY TIME, WITH OR WITHOUT NOTICE TO YOU.

Notice Specific to Software Available on This Website

Any software that is made available from the Services including, without limitation, the Catalyst Planner software (“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.

COMPANY HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THE SOFTWARE, INCLUDING ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE CATALYST PLANNER SOFTWARE, AND ANY PATENT, COPYRIGHT, TRADEMARK, TRADE SECRETS, OR ANY OTHER INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS RELATED THERETO (COLLECTIVELY, THE “IP”) ARE LICENSED BY COMPANY FROM THE STATE OF CONNECTICUT 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 STUDIO 111, 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 Catalyst Planner requires you to open an account (“Account”).  In order to open the Account, you must complete the registration process by providing current, complete and accurate information as prompted by the applicable registration form. You are entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your 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.

Usage of Catalyst Planner by Students

Catalyst Planner provided by the Company is for use by teachers or adults that have an Account.  Students may not use such Account or open an Account.

Standard Provisions

If you are accessing Catalyst Planner on behalf of a school or school district, the following applies:

  • You will only grant access codes to teachers and staff members who are current employees of your school or school district. Upon termination of a teacher or other staff member’s employment with you, you will require such individual to return and cease using all access credentials he or she has in his or her possession. If at any time you learn a User of Catalyst Planner claims to be affiliated with your school or school district who is not, in fact, affiliated with your school or school district, you will notify Catalyst Planner immediately.

If you are accessing Catalyst Planner as a teacher, the following also applies:

  • You represent and warrant that you have permission from your school or school district to enter into these Terms and Conditions, to use Catalyst Planner as part of your curriculum, and that you have the authority to bind your school or school district to these Terms and Conditions.

Changes in this Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post such changes to these Terms and Conditions, the Service homepage, and other places we deem appropriate so that you are provided with notice of such privacy policy changes, including, without limitation, what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it.

We reserve the right to modify the privacy statement set forth in these Terms and Conditions at any time, so please review it frequently. If we make material changes to how we use your personal information or the personal information collected from children under age 13 for which you have provided Consent, we will (i) notify you, by email or by means of notice on our homepage, and (ii) notify parents who have provided consent by email in order to obtain additional parental consent for the new uses of the child’s personal information.

Internet Privacy & Security

Catalyst Planner and your school work together to protect the online privacy of all of your school community members that use Catalyst Planner. Catalyst Planner information collection, security, and privacy policies have been authorized by your school or school district, and Catalyst Planner 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 Catalyst Planner cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information managed by the site, whether transmitted to Catalyst Planner by you, your school or school district. By agreeing to Catalyst Planner’s Terms and Conditions (privacy policy and terms of use), you agree to use Catalyst Planner at your own risk, and agree that Catalyst Planner 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 Catalyst Planner, your school or school district, or an unauthorized third party.

Information Collection & Use of your Personal Information

Catalyst Planner collects and analyzes data on how the Service is used in the aggregate (how groups of people use Catalyst Planner) for the purpose of improving and enhancing the Service. Catalyst Planner 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 Service, including but not limited to individual email 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 Catalyst Planner that violates your school’s rules or policies.

We do not sell, share, rent or trade your personal information with any third parties other than as disclosed within this privacy policy. These information collection, management, and disclosure practices apply to all users.

We reserve the right to disclose identifiable information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our Company.

Your Responsibility Regarding Use of the Service

It is your responsibility not to disclose your login credentials to anyone. It is your responsibility to use this Service only for the purpose in which it was intended. Any use of the Service not in accordance with the intended purpose is prohibited.

User Generated Content

Catalyst Planner does not control the content, information or files created in the Software. You understand and agree that Catalyst Planner has no obligation to monitor discussion, feedback boards or other user generated content. You also agree and understand that Subscribers may choose to restrict or monitor your access to discussion and feedback boards for any reason and you agree to bound by any such restrictions or monitoring.

Both Catalyst Planner and Subscriber reserve the right at all times to disclose any information posted by you or any other User as necessary to satisfy any law, regulation or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, that in Catalyst Planner’s sole discretion are objectionable or in violation of these terms and conditions.

Profiles

Catalyst Planner is not responsible for any personal information you choose to share within your profile.


Updating, Correcting or Deleting Personally Identifiable Information

If your personally identifiable information changes, or if you no longer desire the Service, you may correct, update, or delete it by making the change on our member information page or by emailing our Customer Support at support@studio111apps.com. We will respond your access request within 30 days.

We will retain your information for as long as your Account is active or as needed to provide you, the Service. If you wish to cancel your Account or request that we no longer use your information to provide you the Service contact us at support@studio111apps.com. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.

Links to Other Sites

If you click on a link to a third-party site, you will leave catalystplanner.com 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 catalystplanner.com. 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 catalystplanner.com 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 Service, you will not use the Service for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms and Conditions. You may not use the Service 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 the Service. You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Service, other accounts, computer systems or networks connected to any Company server or to any of the Service, 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 Service.

Governing Law/Venue

The 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 the Agreement shall be arbitrated or tried in Hartford County, Connecticut.