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TERMS OF USE

Please read these Terms of Use ("Terms", "Terms of Use") carefully before using the StudentShare.net mobile app. If you disagree with any part of these Terms of Use, please do not use our Mobile app.

  1. DEFINITION OF TERMS

1.1. “Terms of Use” are these Terms of Use of StudentShare.net project, governing the use of the Mobile app and provision of Services.

1.2. “StudentShare.net” is an online service allowing its Users to upload different kinds of academic papers, as well as to view and download such academic paper for personal use according to the provisions of these Terms of Use.

1.3. “Agreement” is a negotiated legal understanding for the provision of Services by StudentShare.net to its Users, presented by these Terms of Use and establishing the mutual rights and obligations of Users and StudentShare.net.

1.4. “Charge” is a fee paid by the Users in order to get a fixed-term (hourly, daily, weekly, monthly, annual etc.) subscription for downloading Papers which can be downloaded only on a paid basis. The Charge is the same for all of our registered Users.

1.5. “Code” is any computer language used for the creation of the Mobile app.

1.6. “User” is a person registered on the Mobile app in accordance with the provisions of these Terms of Use for the purpose of use of the Mobile app Papers database displayed on the Mobile app.

1.7. “Contributor” is a Mobile app User who uploads the Papers to the Mobile app Papers database.

1.8. “Mobile app”is a computer program, designed to run on Android and iOS mobile devices such as a mobile phone/tablet to display Papers and intended for use by the Users in accordance with the provisions of these Terms of Use.

1.9. “Paper” is an academic paper of any type (essay, research paper, case study, book review, lab report, assignment etc.) uploaded by the Contributors or by StudentShare.net and displayed on the Mobile app.

1.10. “Services” are the actions performed by StudentShare.net, its agents, affiliated and authorized persons for the benefit of the Users in connection with their use of the Mobile app and provision of access to the Mobile app Papers database for uploading, viewing and downloading of the Papers.

1.11. “You” in the text of these Terms of Use is used to designate the Visitors, Users, Contributors as applicable, depending on the intended use of the Mobile app and Services and their status on the Mobile app.

1.12. "Visitor" is any person visiting the Mobile app who is not a registered User.

1.13. Words denoting the masculine gender shall include the feminine and neuter genders and vice versa. Words denoting the singular shall include the plural and vice versa.

1.14. Headings of these Terms of Use are used for convenience only and shall not affect their interpretation.

1.15. Any reference to any provision of these Terms of Use shall be construed as a reference to that provision as amended, re-enacted or extended at the relevant time.

  1. GENERAL PROVISIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

2.1. These Terms of Use of StudentShare.net, as well as the documents referred to in the text hereof, shall govern the use of the Mobile app and Services by Users of the Mobile app and apply to Users of the Mobile app as applicable, depending on the purpose of their use of the Mobile app and Services, as well as the role of such persons on the Mobile app.

2.2. Starting to use the Mobile app and/or registering on the Mobile app You hereby confirm that You carefully read the provisions of these Terms of Use, agree with them and undertake to follow all the terms and conditions provisions of these Terms of Use strictly, as well as bear any responsibility in the case of their violation or non-compliance.

2.3. If You do not agree with any provision of these Terms of Use You may not use the Mobile app and Services. If, after registration at the Mobile app as a User, You find that any provision of these Terms of Use cannot be accepted by You and/or You do not agree with them You should delete your account and stop using the Mobile app.

2.4. Be aware that at some point StudentShare.net may wish to update the Mobile app. The Mobile app is currently available on Android and iOS – the requirements for both systems (and for any additional systems we decide to extend the availability of the app to) may change, and You will need to download the updates if You want to keep using the Mobile app., StudentShare.net does not promise that it will always update the Mobile app so that it is relevant to You and/or works with the iOS/Android version that You have installed on its device. However, You promise to always accept updates to the application when offered to You, We may also wish to stop providing the Mobile app, and may terminate use of it at any time without giving notice of termination to You.

2.5. These Terms of Use establish the legally binding rules for the use of the Mobile app, as well as the procedure of provision of Services.

2.6. These Terms of Use are a legally binding agreement between You and StudentShare.net, the provisions of which shall be binding on all Mobile app Users. This Agreement shall be effective until the complete performance of obligations by the parties.

2.7. These Terms of Use may be modified by StudentShare.net at any time by posting the amended Terms of Use on the Mobile app. By using the Mobile app and accepting these Terms of Use You undertake to regularly review the current version of the Terms of Use posted on the Mobile app. If You continue to use the Mobile app and Services after amendment of the Terms of Use, it is considered that You have read the current version of the Terms of Use carefully, taking into account the amendments made thereto, agree and accept them.

2.8. StudentShare.net may at any time without notifying the Users make any changes to the Services which are necessary to comply with any safety or other statutory requirements or which do not materially affect the nature or quality of the Services.

2.9. StudentShare.net grants to the Users a limited license to access and view samples of Papers displayed on the Mobile app but not to download the same until the Users have registered and paid the Charges according to the instructions on the Mobile app.

  1. USER REGISTRATION

3.1. The ability to make full use of the Mobile app, including uploading and downloading Papers, asking and responding to questions on the Mobile app is available to Mobile app Visitors after registration as a Mobile app User (registration of User account).

3.2. When the User creates an account on the Mobile app, he accepts and agrees to the provisions of these Terms of Use by ticking "I accept the Terms of Use" box.

3.3. StudentShare.net does not charge a fee for User registration on the Mobile app.

3.4. Only persons who are at least 18 years old and can enter into binding arrangements in accordance with applicable laws are allowed to register on the Mobile app and receive the right to use the Services and the Mobile app.

3.5. By accepting these Terms of Use You confirm that You are at least 18 years old and all information You provided is true, accurate and current.

3.6. Persons under 18 years old may use the Services and the Mobile app only with the permission and under the supervision of their parents, legal guardians or trustees who are at least 18 years old. At the same time, the fully responsible Users will be such parents, legal guardians or trustees.

3.7. StudentShare.net shall be entitled, at its sole discretion, to deny the User access to the Mobile app and the Services, as well as to change/set the eligibility criteria for Users at any time.

3.8. By registering on the Mobile app You agree to provide true, accurate, current and most complete information which may be requested on the Mobile app, including, but not limited to, a valid e-mail address and payment details. You agree to regularly update such information in order to ensure their relevance.

3.9. After registration, the User will be assigned an account on the Mobile app. When creating an account, a username and a password to access the Mobile app under such user account will be set. The User’s registered email address will be used as a username to access his account on the Mobile app. The password can be set by the User at his sole discretion.

3.10. The User is fully responsible for security, confidentiality and safekeeping of his username and password and for all activities and damage caused by improper storage of such data, their unauthorized use, and for any consequences, which resulted or could have resulted from their use in such a manner. In the case of infringement of the confidentiality of the User’s username and password, and any unauthorized use of his username and password, the User is required to notify the Mobile app Users Support Service at support@studentshare.net immediately.

3.11. The User agrees that StudentShare.net cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by the User’s failure to maintain the confidentiality of his username and password. The User agrees not to permit the disclosure of his username and password to third parties, except StudentShare.net, without written permission of StudentShare.net.

3.12. The User shall be fully responsible for the transfer of rights and access to his account on the Mobile app to third parties. The User will be responsible for all acts committed with the use of his account, username and password.

3.13. StudentShare.net reserves the right to freeze and/or delete uncommitted and inactive user accounts at its sole discretion after 12 months since the last authorization of such account at the Mobile app. StudentShare.net shall not be liable for failure to provide the Services and access to the Mobile app to Users whose account has been frozen or deleted.

3.14. If the User provides false or incomplete information or StudentShare.net has a reason to believe that the information he provided is false, inaccurate or deliberately untrue, StudentShare.net shall be entitled to freeze and/or delete the User’s account unilaterally, and deny his use of the Services and Mobile app.

3.15. If the User is suspected of having committed illegal actions, including, but not limited to, commitment of fraud with bank cards, distribution of spam, malware, and other acts violating these Terms of Use and applicable laws, StudentShare.net may report such actions to the relevant authorities and/or block and/or delete the such User’s account. In addition, by accepting these Terms of Use the Users agree that StudentShare.net shall have every right to refuse to provide any Services and access to the Mobile app to any User at any time without giving reasons.

3.16. The Papers uploaded by You should not contain information offensive to third parties, any materials which are obscene, discriminatory, illegal, containing hatred, threats or provocations, calls for violence, violating copyrights of others or material which is misleading or encourages any unlawful action or supports any unlawful or immoral actions.

3.17. The procedure of collection, storage, use and protection of personal information on Mobile app Users is governed by the Privacy Policy , which shall form an integral part hereof.

3.18. StudentShare.net shall be entitled to disclose the User's identity to third parties appealing that any material/content posted by such Users in any way violate the intellectual property rights or the right to privacy of such third parties.

3.19. The User shall be personally responsible for any materials/content posted by him or by using his User account on the Mobile app, any information he provides to the other Visitors and Users as well as for his interactions with such persons.

  1. UNACCEPTABLE BEHAVIOR

4.1. The User shall be personally responsible for his actions with respect to the Mobile app, StudentShare.net and other Users, as well as data, text, information, content and links to external resources posted by the User on the Mobile app.

4.2. If a User becomes aware of any facts of unacceptable behavior on the Mobile app, including of violation of these Terms of Use, posting of publications concerning prohibited materials and content, he shall report it to the Mobile app User Support Service at support@studentshare.net.

4.3. Acting as a User You agree to comply with all applicable laws and regulations.

4.4. StudentShare.net shall be entitled to use all available means to protect its rights and interests, including, but not limited to, to suspend the posting of Papers or delete the posted Papers, materials or content related to such Papers without prior notice. StudentShare.net may temporarily freeze or delete the Users account, prohibit their access to the Mobile app and take the technical and legal actions to deny the User’s access to the Mobile app and providing of Services in the event of:

  • StudentShare.net’s reasonable suspicions that the User violated the provisions of these Terms of Use and/or committed illegal or fraudulent actions;
  • StudentShare.net’s reasonable suspicions that the User’s actions may entail legal responsibility and/or financial damage to StudentShare.net, Mobile app Users and Visitors or service providers to the Mobile app and other persons.

4.5. In addition to other restrictions imposed by these Terms of Use, the User also agrees:

  • not to send unsolicited, intrusive messages, spam, "chain letters", etc. to StudentShare.net and Users;
  • not to modify or hack the Mobile app or other online resources to misguide someone about the reference of such resources to the Mobile app, their connection with the Mobile app and/or StudentShare.net;
  • not to commit actions of unauthorized copying, modification, use of materials and content posted on the Mobile app;
  • not to perform unauthorized actions for collection, storage, use or disclosure of Users’ personal information obtained by the User when using the Mobile app or as a result of uploading Papers or obtaining Services;
  • not to take any actions which may lead to the liability of StudentShare.net towards any party or which may cause a suspension or termination of services offered by third parties to StudentShare.net or Mobile app Users;
  • not to interfere with the Mobile app operation, Services available therein and other Users’ accounts;
  • not to transfer or sell anyone your account on the Mobile app or username and password to access the Mobile app without the consent of StudentShare.net;
  • not to register on the Mobile app under another username and password, already being a registered User of the Mobile app;
  • not to duplicate the posting of Papers already uploaded to the Mobile app;
  • not to use, apply or implement on the Mobile app or in respect of the Mobile app, StudentShare.net, Services, other Users any malicious software, including, but not limited to, worms, viruses, Trojans, logic bombs and other means which could harm or be technologically dangerous for the Mobile app or the abovementioned persons;
  • not to attempt unauthorized access to the Mobile app or the servers on which it is hosted, or any other servers, computers or database, other equipment and technological tools related to the Mobile app;
  • not to perform DoS-attacks and DDOS-attacks on the Mobile app and/or Users’ pages;
  • not to scan or test the vulnerability of Mobile app or any network connected to the Mobile App;
  • not to post materials and content banned by these Terms of Use or applicable laws on the Mobile app and/or post materials and content which could harm the Mobile app and/or other Users of the Mobile app;
  • not to perform any other actions, which may violate the provisions of these Terms of Use and/or applicable laws, on the Mobile app.

4.6. The abovementioned actions can be qualified as an offense entailing the punishment and sanctions provided for by law. In the case of such violations, StudentShare.net will be forced to apply to the competent authorities to enforce its rights and interests, as well as the rights and interests of the Users of the Mobile app. In the case of the above actions, such User’s right to use the Mobile app and Services will be discontinued and StudentShare.net will be entitled to disclose the User’s personal data and information to the competent authorities and persons as provided for by the applicable laws.

4.7. By accepting these Terms of Use, the User agrees not to upload or Papers and any other content, which shall include, but is not limited to:

  • Papers and materials, the posting of which infringes the copyright, rights for trademarks or patents and/or related rights of third parties;
  • content connected with pornographic materials or actions of a sexual nature, child erotica and pornography;
  • content promoting racial, religious, ethnic hatred or enmity;
  • abusive materials, including those related to the violence and/or brutality;
  • materials related to the surveillance and surreptitious obtaining of information (bugging) etc.;
  • materials related to the illegal use of databases containing personal information, content which can contribute to unsolicited mailing of spam messages;
  • content related to the use of viruses or any other computer codes, files or applications designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer or telecommunication equipment, applications for unauthorized access, regardless of medium, their content;
  • any other content, the posting of which is not permitted or is prohibited by the applicable law;
  • any content, the posting or order of which through the Mobile app could harm the Mobile app, StudentShare.net and/or other Users of the Mobile app.
  1. USE OF MOBILE APP

5.1. No access to the Mobile app for the full viewing and downloading of Papers shall be allowed until the User has paid the Charges in full.

5.2. The Charges for each fixed-time subscription can be paid by credit/debit card or PayPal according to instructions on the Mobile app.

5.3. You can choose the most relevant way of your use of the Mobile app. Each fixed-term subscription, available on the Mobile app, provide You with a limited number of Paper downloads that you can check here

5.4. If you want to try on our service you can choose one-off 1 month subscription. The fixed-term subscription starting with 30 days can be with autocharge or without autocharge at your choice. The fixed-term subscription with autocharge function is renewed automatically for the same next period upon expiration of its validity period. By choosing autocharge for your fixed-term subscription, you agree and confirm your consent to automatic Charge of your credit/debit card or PayPal with a relevant sum of money as a payment for the subscription for the next period. The amount of Charge for the automatically renewed subscription is the same as for the subscription initially chosen by you. We will notify you on the Charge and subscription renewal by sending a letter or by contacting you through the instruments available on the Mobile app.

5.5. You can stop automatic renewal of fixed-term subscription in the settings of your account on the Mobile app, or by submitting a relevant request to the Mobile app User Support Service at support@studentshare.net or by following the instructions in the letter received as a confirmation of subscription renewal and Charges made.

5.6. If you are not satisfied with our services for any reason, you can ask for refund.

StudentShare.net will issue a refund to You only if all the following conditions are met:

1) You paid for 1 month or more fixed-term subscription. Short-term (less than 30 days) subscriptions are non-refundable.

2) During the term of your fixed-term subscription You downloaded no more the 3 Papers from our Database.

3) You submitted a refund request within the 3 calendar days from the date when You downloaded third Paper from our Database (Refund Period). Once the Refund Period elapses, StudentShare.net will not refund any amounts paid.

5.7. Following registration on the Mobile app, the Users receive a right to upload their own Papers to the Mobile app Papers database and to receive a reward in a form of fixed-term subscription to our services. For uploading from one to four Papers to our Mobile app Papers database You shall have the right to obtain 24 hours subscription. For uploading 5 and more Papers on the same day You shall have the right to obtain a 1-month subscription.

5.8. In order to obtain the reward for uploading Papers to Mobile app Papers database please submit a relevant request to the Mobile app User Support Service at support@studentshare.net.

5.9. We will preliminary review the Paper after you submit it to StudentShare.net and we may reject the Paper based on our internal policy at our own discretion. Rejected Paper will not be displayed on Mobile app and reward for uploading to the Mobile app will not be obtained.

  1. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS

6.1 These Terms of Use do not grant the Users any rights to, or in, copyrights, or any other rights in respect of the Papers. The property and copyright or other intellectual property rights to the Papers belong to StudentShare.net, but StudentShare.net shall grant to the Users a non-assignable non-exclusive license to view and download the Papers for personal usage. No license is granted for the use of Papers for any other purpose whatsoever including, without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing, use in any essay, coursework or dissertation written by the User, distribute, publish, transmit, sell, modify, display or create derivative works from, or exploit the Papers without prior written consent of StudentShare.net.

6.2. By uploading any Papers to the Mobile app Papers database, you, acting as a Mobile app User:

  • warrant that you are the legal and beneficial copyright owner of such Papers and the use of such materials does not breach the third party rights of any individual or legal entity;
  • undertake not to use, copy, reproduce, modify, translate, publish, broadcast, transmit, distribute, perform, upload, display, license, sell or otherwise exploit for any purpose any content and Papers not owned by you;
  • shall indemnify and hold StudentShare.net and the Mobile app harmless against any and all claims, penalties, liability, losses, expenses, fines or damages arising out of our or User`s normal use of your Papers.

6.3. By uploading Papers to the Mobile app Papers database, you agree to sell such Papers to StudentShare.net for the price agreed by you and StudentShare.net. In doing so and clicking upload-button, you agree to transfer complete ownership, copyright or otherwise, to StudentShare.net. By uploading your Papers, you agree not to upload them to other Mobile apps, similar or otherwise, and you affirm that it has not already been uploaded to another Mobile app, including your own.

6.4. StudentShare.net does not promise or guarantee that any Papers uploaded to the Mobile app Papers database will be purchased by other Users. StudentShare.net reserves the right to reject any uploaded Paper for any reason. StudentShare.net has full right to use the Papers uploaded to the Mobile app Papers database as the copyright owner once it is purchased by StudentShare.net, including but not limited to by uploading the Paper to other Mobile apps/transfer or licensing copyright to third persons and other rights prescribed by the law.

6.5. Copyright in any Code used in the provision of the Services or the Mobile app shall remain the property of StudentShare.net but StudentShare.net shall grant to the Users a non-assignable non-exclusive license to use the Code for the purpose of using the Services and the Mobile app but for no other purpose provided the Users keeps intact all copyright and other proprietary notices. In addition to the above provisions, any reproduction or redistribution of the Papers and /or Code is expressly prohibited by law and copying or reproduction of the Papers and/or Code to any other server or location for further reproduction or redistribution is expressly prohibited.

  1. WARRANTIES AND LIABILITY

7.1. Subject to any express provisions of these Terms of Use StudentShare.net makes no representations nor gives any warranties about the accuracy, suitability or reliability of any Papers displayed in the Mobile app or about their use for any purpose.

7.2. Subject to any express provisions of these Terms of Use StudentShare.net makes no representations about the suitability, reliability, availability, timeliness, lack of viruses or other harmful components and accuracy of the Mobile app Code and Services for any purpose. StudentShare.net does not warrant that the use of the Services will meet the User's expectations.

7.3. StudentShare.net is committed to ensuring that the Mobile app is as useful and efficient as possible. For that reason, StudentShare.net reserves the right to make changes to the Mobile app or to charge for its services, at any time and for any reason. StudentShare.net will never charge You for the Mobile app or its services without making it very clear to You exactly what You’re paying for.

7.4. StudentShare.net shall not be responsible for the outcome of any use by the Users of the Papers.

7.5. StudentShare.net does not warrant that the Services will remain fully operational at all times and will not be affected by malicious attacks, viruses, and denial of service attacks.

7.6. StudentShare.net gives no warranty for the quality, reliability or service of any third party service provider (if any) and does not warrant that the Services and the operation of the Mobile app will be uninterrupted or without error.

7.7. Be aware that StudentShare.net shall not be responsible for certain functions of the Mobile app, namely if mobile host function requires the Mobile app to have an active internet connection. The connection can be Wi-Fi, or provided by Your mobile network provider, but StudentShare.net cannot take responsibility for the Mobile app not working at full functionality if You do not have access to Wi-Fi, and You do not have any of data allowance left. If You’re using the Mobile app outside of an area with Wi-Fi, You should remember that these Terms of Use will still apply with Your mobile network provider. As a result, You may be charged by Your mobile provider for the cost of data for the duration of the connection while accessing the Mobile app, or other third party charges. While using the Mobile app, You’re accepting responsibility for any such charges, including roaming data charges if You use the Mobile app outside of Your home territory (i.e. region or country) without turning off data roaming.

7.8. StudentShare.net cannot guarantee that correction of any error or problem will be provided with any specific timescale but where StudentShare.net estimates that any correction will take more than 2 working days it will provide, where reasonably practicable a workaround or patch.

7.9. StudentShare.net shall not be liable to the Users or deemed to be in breach of the Agreement by reason of the Mobile app going down for less than 3 days in any month. If the Mobile app were to go down for more than 3 days during any month then the number of days during which the Mobile app was interrupted up to a maximum of 5 will be added manually to the end of the period for which the User has paid for access to the Mobile app and requested an extension by mail.

7.10. StudentShare.net shall not be liable to the Users or deemed to be in breach of the Agreement by reason of any delay in performing or failure to perform any of the StudentShare.net's obligations in relation to the Services if the delay or failure was due to any cause beyond the StudentShare.net's reasonable control.

7.11. StudentShare.net cannot guarantee accuracy, thoroughness, and appropriateness of any information or Paper offered on this Mobile app. StudentShare.net cannot provide any guarantees that the Paper will match your purposes or meet your expectations in full. We also do not assume responsibility for any errors which may occur in Papers and materials that You download from the Mobile app.

7.12. The information, pertaining to the Papers, does not constitute a recommendation to use the Papers in any way. The Users represent and warrant that the decision to order and use the Papers has been made out of User’s own initiative, volition, and free will. User agrees that StudentShare.net shall not be liable, under any circumstance, for any use of Papers by the User which violates these Terms of Use, or which is unauthorized or illegal.

7.13. StudentShare.net does not offer any advice on the merits or suitability of Papers and no view, or statement or thought expressed by StudentShare.net, or its employees, or contractors shall be construed as such by the User. StudentShare.net or its employees, or contractors only provides information about the Papers and does not advise Users.

  1. DISPUTE SETTLEMENT

8.1. StudentShare.net carefully ensures that the interactions with Mobile app Users take place in the most comfortable and transparent way for the Users who adequately comply with the provisions of these Terms of Use.

8.2. In some cases, there may be disputes between the Users and StudentShare.net. The Users shall take all feasible and reasonable steps for dispute settlement using the tools and contacts available on the Mobile app.

8.3. Dispute case can be transferred by the Users to the Mobile app User Support Service at support@studentshare.net.

8.4. The dispute shall be considered by the Mobile app User Support Service in accordance with these Terms of Use within 30 calendar days after receipt of the application by the Mobile app User Support Service. After review of the dispute details, the Mobile app User Support Service will make a decision in respect of the dispute. Such a decision would not be considered enforceable by law. Nevertheless, StudentShare.net reserves the right to refuse to serve the Users who failed to comply with decisions made by the Mobile app User Support Service.

8.5. The Mobile app User Support Service may consider only those disputes which are related to the Services and Papers available on the Mobile app.