Terms and conditions

Applicant Service Agreement

This is your legal Agreement with Geneva International String Academy. Please read it carefully. Your use of the Service will signify that you agree to these terms. If you object to anything in this Agreement or the Geneva International String Academy Privacy Policy, do not use this service.

1. Definitions.

  • The “Service” is Geneva International String Academy’s web-based service for applicants to submit content to an organization.
  • An “Organization” is a school, employer or other organization to whom you submit Content and other information using the Service.
  • “Content” is your information (images, audio, video, documents, and other information) that you submit to an Organization through the Service, using your log-in information and password.
  • An “Application” is your Content plus any other information within the Service (i.e. application questions, recommendations, evaluations, etc...).

2. Ownership of Content.

Geneva International String Academy does not claim to own your Content. We assume that you own it.

3. Ownership of Service.

Geneva International String Academy owns the Service, and claims protection for it under various laws, including copyright laws.

4. License to Content and Other Information.

To provide the Service, you grant Geneva International String Academy a royalty-free license to your Content and other information that is part of your Application. That license allows Geneva International String Academy to use, copy, distribute, display, reproduce, and transmit the Content and other information for the sole purpose of providing the Service to you and to the receiving Organization.

5. Administration of the Service.

Geneva International String Academy may change or discontinue the Service, or may restrict access to the Service, without notice or liability. Your access to Content may be through thumbnail, web-optimized or other modified views, and may not include the ability to download the original files that you upload. Before you submit Content, you agree to make and keep alternative or archival copies for any purposes other than the Application. Geneva International String Academy may use reasonable discretion to delete any Content you have submitted.

6. Links.

The Service may contain links and pointers to other web sites, resources, and sponsors (“Links”). The presence of Links is not an endorsement of the linked sites, their contents or products.

6a. YouTube Terms of Service.

The Service sometimes uses YouTube API Services to access and display YouTube content. Use of YouTube is optional. If you choose to link to YouTube content in your Application, you are also agreeing to be bound by the YouTube Terms of Service: https://www.youtube.com/t/terms.

7. Representations and Warranties.

You represent and warrant to Geneva International String Academy that:

  • You will only use the Service for submitting your Content to Organizations;
  • You have full rights to submit Content and grant the licenses above;
  • You grant a license to the Organization to use, copy, download, distribute, display, reproduce, transmit, modify and delete any Content that you submit, for the purposes of administering your Application;
  • You are at least eighteen (18) years old or that your parent(s) or legal guardian agrees to be bound by these terms;
  • You will not grant access to the Service to any other person;
  • You will be entirely responsible for the conduct of any person using the Service through use of your log-in information;
  • You will comply with the requirements of Section 8 (“Your Conduct”) below.

8. Your Conduct.

You agree not to upload, post, transmit to, distribute or otherwise publish through the Service any Content that:

  • Restricts or inhibits any other user from using and enjoying the Service;
  • is unlawful;
  • Constitutes or encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, gives rise to civil or criminal liability or otherwise violates law;
  • Violates, plagiarizes or infringes the rights of third parties including copyright, trademark, patent, rights of privacy or publicity or any other proprietary right;
  • contains a virus or other harmful component;
  • constitutes or contains false or misleading indications of origin or statements of fact.
  • You agree not to access the content of other people on the Service without authorization from the owner or other authorized person.
  • You agree not to download, copy, distribute, publicize, or display to others any content to which you are not previously authorized in writing to do so by its owner.

9. Privacy and Security of Content.

Geneva International String Academy’s Privacy Policy does not extend to the Organization that will have access to your Content and Application. You are responsible for determining with the Organization what policies and practices it may have in place. Geneva International String Academy is not responsible for what the Organization, its employees, contractors, representatives, or others may do or not do with your Content.

10. Indemnification.

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Geneva International String Academy, and all its officers, directors, owners, agents, employees, information providers, affiliates, licensors and licensees (collectively, the "Indemnified Parties") from and against any and all liability and costs incurred by the Indemnified Parties, including without limitation attorneys’ fees and costs, in connection with any claim arising out of:

  • any breach by you of the Agreement,
  • any actions that the Organization, its employees, contractors, representatives, or others take or fail to take with respect to your Content.

Geneva International String Academy may, at its own expense, assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, and you shall not in any event settle any such matter without the written consent of Geneva International String Academy. You agree to cooperate as reasonably required by Geneva International String Academy in the defense of any claim.

11. Disclaimer Regarding Content.

Geneva International String Academy is not required to review Content. Geneva International String Academy is not responsible for any Content’s inclusion in or exclusion from the Service. However, Geneva International String Academy reserves the right to disclose any information necessary to satisfy a law, regulation or a government request, or to edit, refuse to post, or to remove any information or materials, that in Geneva International String Academy’s sole discretion are objectionable or in violation of this Agreement.

12. Disclaimers regarding warranties.

Access to the service is provided "as is." geneva international string academy and its subsidiaries and affiliates disclaim any warranties, whether express or implied, for the service, for the content, for any third party products or services, or hypertext links to third party sites, including but not limited to, non-infringement, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Geneva international string academy does not represent that the service, website or content will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that the service is free of viruses or other harmful components.

13. Choice of law; jurisdiction and venue.

This agreement shall be governed by and interpreted under the laws of switzerland, without regard to conflicts of laws provisions. Exclusive jurisdiction and venue for any action or proceeding arising out of or related to this agreement shall be an appropriate state or federal court located in switzerland.

14. Limitations of liability.

The following limitations apply to all claims against geneva international string academy arising out of the subject matter of this agreement or activities contemplated by it, including, without limitation, breach of contract, breach of warranty, indemnity, negligence, strict liability, misrepresentations, and other torts. Geneva international string academy shall have no liability under this agreement or otherwise for consequential, exemplary, special, indirect, incidental or punitive damages even if it has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Geneva international string academy shall have no liability under this agreement or otherwise for actions that the organization, its employees, contractors, representatives, or permittees take or omit to take with respect to your content or application. In any event, geneva international string academy’s aggregate liability shall be limited to the amount of fees paid to geneva international string academy by you hereunder for the specific portion of service giving rise to such cause of action or claim.

15. Changes to this Agreement.

Geneva International String Academy may change or modify this Agreement with respect to the administration of the Service from time to time, which shall become effective upon Geneva International String Academy’s posting the revised Agreement on the Service. Those changes will not diminish or change your ownership rights to Content, unless you expressly consent to it.

16. Entire Agreement.

This Agreement is the entire agreement between Geneva International String Academy and you with respect to the Service. Any cause of action you may have with respect to the Service must be commenced within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arises. If for any reason a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision of the Agreement, or portion thereof, to be unenforceable, that provision shall be enforced to the maximum extent permissible so as to effect the intent of the Agreement, and the remainder of this Agreement shall continue in full force and effect.