Who May Use our Services
You may use our Services only if you can form a binding contract with My degree, and only in compliance with these Terms and all applicable laws. When you create your MyDegree account, and subsequently when you use certain features, you must provide us with accurate and complete information, and you agree to update your information to keep it accurate and complete. Any use or access by anyone under the age of 13 is prohibited, and certain regions and Content Offerings may have additional requirements and/or restrictions.
Our License to You
Subject to these Terms and our policies (including the Acceptable Use Policy and eligibility requirements, and other terms), we grant you a limited, personal, non-exclusive, non-transferable, and revocable license to use our Services. You may upload content for your personal, non-commercial use, unless you obtain MyDegree’s written permission to otherwise use the content. You also agree that you will create, access, and/or use only one user account, unless expressly permitted by MyDegree. You can authorize sharing your information by a third party from your account. Using our Services does not give you ownership of any intellectual property rights in our Services or the content you access.
What does MyDegree offer?
MyDegree offers an assurance for employers that degrees scanned by candidates over the website are awarded by genuine and accredited universities.
MyDegree authorize candidates to scan their Degrees/certificates/diplomas(Etc) and store them safely. The candidates can grant access to their employers in order to check them.
The employer can access the candidate’s profile, after being authorized to, and make sure of the authenticity of their degrees.
No Academic Credit
MyDegree does not confer any academic credit. Even if credit is awarded by one institution, there is no presumption that other institutions will accept that credit.
The Services enable you to share your content, such as Certificates, diplomas, degrees, etc ("User Content”). You retain all intellectual property rights in, and are responsible for, the User Content you share.
Use of User Content
To the extent that you provide User Content, you grant MyDegree a fully transferable, royalty-free, perpetual, sublicensable, non-exclusive, worldwide license to copy, distribute, modify, create derivative works based on, publicly perform, publicly display, and otherwise use the User Content. Nothing in these Terms shall restrict other legal rights MyDegree may have to User Content, for example under other licenses. We reserve the right to remove or modify User Content for any reason, including User Content that we believe violates these Terms.
We care about the security of our users. While we work to protect the security of your account and related information, MyDegree cannot guarantee that unauthorized third parties will not be able to defeat our security measures. Please notify us immediately of any compromise or unauthorized use of your account by contacting us.
Copyright and Trademark Policy
MyDegree respects the intellectual property rights of our users, Content Providers, and other third parties and expects our users to do the same when using the Services. We have adopted and implemented MyDegree Copyright and Trademark Policy in accordance with applicable law.
Modifying and Terminating our Services
We are constantly changing and improving our Services. We may add or remove functions, features, or requirements, and we may suspend or stop part of our Services altogether. Accordingly, MyDegree may terminate your use of any Service for any reason. You can stop using our Services at any time, although we'll be sorry to see you go.
THE SERVICES AND ALL INCLUDED CONTENT ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT ANY ACCESS TO OR USE OF THE SERVICES OR SUCH CONTENT IS AT YOUR OWN RISK.
Limitation of Liability
TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, THE MYDEGREE PARTIES SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, OR ANY LOSS OF PROFITS OR REVENUES, WHETHER INCURRED DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, OR ANY LOSS OF DATA, USE, GOODWILL, OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES.
Governing Law and Jurisdiction
The Services are managed by MyDegree, which is located in Beirut, Lebanon. You agree that any dispute related to these Terms will be governed by the Lebanese laws.
The dispute will then be resolved using an established alternative dispute resolution ("ADR") provider, mutually agreed upon by you and MyDegree. The parties and the selected ADR provider shall not involve any personal appearance by the parties or witnesses, unless otherwise mutually agreed by the parties; rather, the arbitration shall be conducted, at the option of the party seeking relief, online, by telephone, or via written submissions alone. Any judgment rendered by the arbitrator may be entered in any court of competent jurisdiction.
Revisions to the Terms
We reserve the right to revise the Terms at our sole discretion at any time. Any revisions to the Terms will be effective immediately upon posting by us. For any material changes to the Terms, we will take reasonable steps to notify you of such changes, via a banner on the website, email notification, another method, or combination of methods. In all cases, your continued use of the Services after publication of such changes, with or without notification, constitutes binding acceptance of the revised Terms.
If it turns out that a particular provision of these Terms is not enforceable, this will not affect any other terms. If you do not comply with these Terms, and we do not take immediate action, this does not indicate that we relinquish any rights that we may have (such as taking action in the future).
MyDegree’s Content Providers, and integrated services providers are third party beneficiaries of the Terms and may enforce those provisions of the Terms that relate to them.
Acceptable Use Policy
We believe strongly in preserving free speech and expression for our users as well as academic freedom for our Content Providers and instructors. We also want to make sure that all of our users and instructors feel safe and comfortable while using our Services. We have drafted this Policy to ensure that people understand and follow the rules when participating in using our Services.
We may remove or edit inappropriate content or activity identified by or reported to us or suspend, disable, or terminate a user's access to all or part of the Services.
You are prohibited from using our Services to share content that:
Copyright and Trademark Policy
MyDegree respects the intellectual property rights of our Content Providers, instructors, and other third parties and expects our users to do the same when using the Services. We reserve the right to suspend, disable, or terminate the accounts of users who repeatedly infringe or are repeatedly charged with infringing the copyrights, trademarks, or other intellectual property rights of others.