Terms of Service:
The materials found on this Website are copyrighted and trademarked as the property of Rice University. Copyright Rice University, 2007. All rights are reserved.
No part of these pages, either text or images, may be used for any purposed other than those expressly permitted below and no part of the Website may be reproduced, modified, stored in a retrieval system or retransmitted, in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical or otherwise except as expressly permitted below whether in hard copy or electronically without the express written permission of Rice University.
All Authorized Users have been provided with a valid login (username and password) for the purpose of accessing the website and the website content. All such login information must be kept confidential and may only be used by User under the terms of this agreement. User is responsible for maintaining the security and confidentiality of all login Information, and for preventing access to the website and/or the website content by unauthorized persons. Sharing of login information with non-authorized users is specifically prohibited.
User acknowledges that ownership of this website and the website content including all intellectual property or other proprietary rights therein shall remain with Rice University. User agrees that any and all use of he website or website content by user is governed by and shall be in compliance with United States trademark and copyright laws. Nothing in this Agreement shall be construed to give user ownership in the website or the website content. User acknowledges that user has no right to use the website or website content other than as set forth in this agreement. All rights no expressly granted are reserved to Rice University.
Authorized Users may only use the website for the purpose of providing classroom instruction on the paid user’s campus. Authorized users may freely reproduce website materials (including but not limited to teacher and student guides) for classroom use in classes taught on the premises of the paid user’s school so long as the school’s membership fee is paid in full for the current year. Specifically prohibited is the sharing of any materials found on this website with teachers or others who are not employees of the paid user’s school whether or the materials are not being are used for educational or classroom use.
All other entities or persons other than employees of schools that are paid users during the current year, whether public or private, educational or non-educational, MUST obtain written approval from Rice University to reproduce or use materials found on this website and will be required to enter into a license agreement that may invoice the payment of a licensing fee or a royalty fee. A limited use written agreement may be granted for school district science supervisors to evaluate the website and website content for use by their district’s schools.
For additional information or limited access to evaluate the Website for potential use by your school or district, please contact Jarrett Reid Whitaker, Executive Director, Rice Digital Learning and Scholarship (RDLS).
All of the information provided on this website is believed to be accurate and reliable; however, Rice University assumes no responsibility for any errors that may appear. Further, Rice University assumes no responsibility for the use of the information provided. Rice University specifically disclaims any and all liability for any claims or damages that may result from providing the information contained on the site, including any websites maintained by third parties and linked to this website. The inclusion of links from this site does not imply endorsement by Rice University. Rice University makes no effort to independently verify, and does not exert editorial control over, information on pages outside of the www.stemscopes.com domain.
Cookies and Information Collected on this Website
For login and site access purposes we assign each site visitor a cookie, a standard feature found in browsers. The cookie does not actually identify the visitor, just the computer that a visitor uses to access our site. We do not collect personally identifiable information on this website.
Our web servers automatically collect limited information about your computer’s connection to the Internet, including your IP address, when you visit our sites. (Your IP address is a number that lets computers attached to the internet know where to send you data – such as the web pages you view.) Your IP address does not identify you personally. NOTE: The Web is evolving. If we change our privacy and or terms of service policies, we will post changes here.
Last updated: August 30, 2012