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Terms of Services
ACCEPTANCE OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS
The following terms and conditions, including those additional terms, conditions, guidelines and/or policies referred to anywhere in Scholarships2u (collectively referred to as “Terms and Conditions”) shall govern the access to and use of Scholarships2u. This Terms and Conditions shall apply to all visitors, users, applicants and/or any party who access to and/or use Scholarships2u.
You must read carefully and accept this Terms and Conditions before accessing, browsing, using and/or signing up for an account at Scholarships2u. By accessing or using any part of Scholarships2u, you agree to be bound and abide by this Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree to any of the Terms and Conditions herein, please do not access and/or use Scholarships2u or apply for any of the scholarships or any offers offered through Scholarships2u.
We reserve the right to update, amend, change, modify, add and/or remove this Terms and Conditions from time to time without prior notice. In the event of any revision(s) made to this Terms and Conditions, the revised Terms and Conditions will be posted on Scholarships2u and will be effective immediately. Please check this Terms and Conditions on regular basis as revised versions of Terms and Conditions will be binding on you and you are deemed to be aware of and bound by any revision(s) to the foregoing from time to time upon their publication on Scholarships2u. In the event that you do not agree to the revision(s), you shall stop accessing to and/or using Scholarships2u.
USERS ACCOUNT AND DETAILS
You represent and warrant that you are at least 18 years old and that you are legally eligible to enter into binding contracts. If you are under the age of 18 or the legal age for giving consent hereunder under the applicable laws in your country, you must obtain permission from your parent(s) or legal guardian(s) who shall also deemed to have accepted and given their consent to comply with and borne by this Terms and Conditions, failing which you must not use or access to Scholarships2u.
In the event you intend to access to or use all or any part of Scholarships2u, you may be required to register and create an account with us as a user. When creating your account and/or using the resources that Scholarships2u offers in aiding, including but to limited to, your scholarship applications, study or searches related to scholarships information and/or the financial service providers, foundations, education institutions, colleges, schools or any applicable organizations or institutions associated with the business of scholarships (“Awarding Institution”), you may be required to furnish information and/or details including your personal identifiable information in connection with your use of Scholarships2u accompanied by the supporting documents which may be deemed necessary by us (“Information”). You shall ensure that all the Information provided or submitted to us is:-
true and accurate;
not false, fraudulent, inaccurate, misleading or does not correspond to reality; and
complete and up to date in all aspects.
You shall be solely responsible for the completeness and accuracy of the Information submitted to us. Should there be any changes to the Information that you provided to us, you shall change or update such Information through Scholarships2u soonest possible.
You shall at all material times maintain the confidentiality of your account and password and be solely responsible for all activities that occur under your account including the access to and use of Scholarships2u by anyone who access your account with or without your knowledge. You shall immediately notify us of any unauthorised use of your account or any other breach or threatened breach of the security of Scholarships2u. Scholarships2u shall not be liable, directly or indirectly, in any way for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the foregoing.
We may, with or without prior notice, at any time, disable, refuse, cancel, suspend, withdraw and/or terminate your account and/or your right to use Scholarships2u including your scholarship applications through Scholarships2u in the event of your non-compliance and/or breach of this Terms and Conditions, at our sole and absolute discretion.
USE OF SCHOLARSHIPS2U
Scholarships2u authorises you to view, access and/or use Scholarhips2u solely for your personal and private purpose only and shall not be used for any commercial activities.
All information including but not limited to available scholarships, institutions profile, materials, timeline, eligibility criteria or requirements, data, texts, representations, submissions, opinions, brochures, pamphlets, graphics, functions, photographs, images (“Contents”) on Scholarships2u are solely for general informational purpose.
When you access to and use Scholarships2u, you hereby agree and acknowledge that you shall:-
provide us with the Information as requested by us truthfully and agree that we may collect, use, process, store, disclose the Information, including but not limited to, for scholarship application purpose, administrative, management and operational purpose, marketing, advertisement or promotional purpose and to use any portion of the Information to contact and communicate with you (“Purposes”). You further acknowledge and agree that by submitting a request, application or inquiry for scholarships through Scholarships2u, the Information may also be extended to the Awarding Institution by us for the above Purposes;
allow us to furnish, share and/or extend the Information including your personal information to, including but not limited to, the personnel of our company, subsidiaries, sponsors, partners or affiliates, any necessary agents or third-party service providers, and/or the Awarding Institution to perform the Purposes or any competent party, authority or government agency to which we are compelled to do so by law;
grant us the right to use and/or publish your name/username, image/photo and/or sound/ voice which you post or submit to us in any form in respect of your reviews, comments, suggestions and/or opinions in relation to the use of Scholarships2u;
comply with this Terms and Conditions, and such other policies, notices or guidelines that may be posted on Scholarships2u from time to time;
act in good faith when you are using Scholarships2u and you are prohibited from making any false or fraudulent scholarship applications through Scholarships2u. If we have reasonable grounds to believe that your application is not genuine, we have the right to refuse and/or suspend your application;
be prohibited from impersonating anyone other than yourself when you are using Scholarships2u;
be prohibited from making or expressing any false representations, declarations, reviews, comments, opinions or submissions in connection with the use of Scholarships2u;
be prohibited from any actions that will or may cause disadvantage, financial loss or other damages to us, other users of Scholarships2u, our sponsors, partners, affiliates and/or the Awarding Institution;
be prohibited from using the Contents on Scholarships2u for any commercial use or achieve other commercial ends for profit, or for preparations thereto without prior consent of Scholarships2u;
be prohibited from any actions that may interrupt, interfere, disable, over-burden, impair the operation or proper working of Scholarships2u;
be prohibited to use Scholarships2u or any Contents therein for any unlawful purpose, and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations; and
understand that your scholarship applications submitted through Scholarshisp2u to the Awarding Institution are limited in number, subject to availability, and all decisions relating to the scholarships are at the pure discretion of the Awarding Institution which the scholarship may not be awarded even if you meet the eligibility criteria.
We reserve the right, but shall not be obliged to:-
modify, improve, update, enhance, fix, change, suspend, restrict, withdraw and/or terminate any features, functions, all or parts of Scholarships2u, temporarily or permanently, in our sole discretion without notice to you and we shall not be liable that if all or any part of Scholarships2u is inaccessible or unavailable for whatever reason at any time.
monitor, screen or otherwise control any activity on Scholarships2u;
report any activity that we have reason to suspect to be in violation of any applicable laws and regulations to the competent authority without alerting you on the same and we shall bear no liability for the disclosure of such information made by us in good faith; and/or
request any additional Information from you in connection with your use of Scholarships2u from time to time for the above Purposes.
We may in our discretion, with or without notice, to investigate and take action including but not limited to suspend, restrict, cancel, withdraw, terminate and/or refuse your access to your account or scholarship application, if deem necessary or appropriate by us. Without limiting the generality of any terms of this Terms and Conditions, in the event of any breach by you of any terms herein, we reserve all rights to take any action for all losses and/or damages suffered by us, our sponsors, partners or affiliates and/or the Awarding Institution.
ACCURACY OF CONTENTS
As highlighted in Clause 3.2 above, the Contents on Scholarships2u are solely for general informational purpose and such Contents may be subject to change without prior notice. We endeavour to be as accurate as possible in respect of any of the Contents made available on Scholarships2u but we do not warrant that such Contents are accurate, complete, reliable, current or error-free.
Scholarships2u reserves the right in its sole and absolute discretion to revise and correct any errors, inaccuracies or omissions, and to change or update the Contents from time to time (including after you have submitted your scholarship applications) without prior notice.
You shall be responsible to ensure any of the Contents made available on Scholarships2u meet your needs, requirements and/or expectations in relation to your use of Scholarships2u and you expressly agree that any reliance upon or conclusions drawn therefrom shall be at your own and absolute risk and responsibility. Scholarships2u does not provide any guarantee as to the accuracy, relevancy, suitability, timeliness, reliability, adequacy and/or completeness of such Contents found on Scholarships2u for any particular purpose.
All Contents available on Scholarships2u together with any trademarks, logos, service marks, button icons, software, layouts, designs, selection and arrangement, compilations, source code, functionalities, features, video, music, sound and/or audio clips on Scholarships2u shall remain the property of Scholarships2u and/or, where applicable, our sponsors, partners or affiliates, Awarding Institution, any other third party intellectual property owners.
Neither the Contents nor any portion of Scholarships2u may be published, licensed, reproduced, translated, duplicated, reverse engineered, decompiled, disassembled, broadcasted, hyperlinked, copied, sold, resold, modified, or otherwise exploited, in whole or in part, in any manner for any purpose whatsoever without our prior consent or that of the relevant intellectual property owners.
LINKS TO THIRD PARTY WEBSITES
Scholarships2u may contain links, references to other websites and/or resources that are owned or operated by third parties (“Third-Party Websites”). Inclusion of and/or reference to such Third-Party Websites is for users’ convenience and does not imply approval or endorsement of those sites by Scholarships2u and you agree that your access to or use of such Third-Party Websites is entirely at your own risk and responsibility.
This Terms and Conditions does not apply to any Third-Party Websites which Scholarships2u links to or which advertise on Scholarships2u. We have no control of the Third-Party Websites and we shall not be responsible for any of the Contents on such websites and any of the Information which you have provided whilst visiting such websites. We do not make any representation or warranty with regard to the contents of the Third-Party Websites and you are advised to evaluate the contents published on such websites and read the terms and conditions applicable to the Third-Party Websites respectively.
DISCLAIMER AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
Subject to this Terms and Conditions, the Contents made available on Scholarships2u are provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis, without warranty or representation of any kind. We, to the extent permitted by applicable law, hereby disclaim any and all warranties, claims or representations, either express or implied, with respect to the Contents of Scholarships2u.
We, including our directors, officers, employees, agents, associates, sponsors, partners, affiliates or assigns, to the extent permitted by applicable law, shall not be liable for any exemplary, punitive, direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or special damages and/or losses arising out of or in connection with: -
this Terms and Conditions;
any access to or use of all or any part of Scholarships2u and/or Third-Party Websites;
reliance on any of the Contents on Scholarships2u and/or Third-Party Websites linked to it to which you shall diligently and independently verify such Contents to fulfil your purposes in respect of your use of Scholarships2u and/or Third-Party Websites including but not limited to your scholarship applications;
inability to access to or use of Scholarships2u and/or Third-Party Websites for whatsoever reason, including but not limited, to any system, server or connection delay or failure, error, downtime, interruption or any other cause which may render the Scholarships2u and/or Third-Party Websites to be inaccessible or malfunction.
You agree and undertake, at all time, to indemnify and keep us, including directors, officers, employees, agents, group of companies, associates, sponsors, partners, affiliates or assigns harmless from and against all claims, actions, proceedings, damages, liabilities, costs, expenses and any other losses of whatsoever nature (including the legal expenses and disbursement) which we may suffer or incur arising from or in any way attributable, including without limitation, to your breach of any of the terms of this Terms and Conditions, violation of any law or rights of a third party, negligence, default, wilful misconduct and/or wrongful use of Scholarships2u by you or any account you created.
This Terms and Condition shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Malaysia and subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Malaysian Courts.
In the event that any part of this Terms and Conditions shall be considered void or voidable, the said term and condition shall be severed or amended in such a manner as to render the remainder of this Terms and Conditions valid and enforceable.
We shall not be liable for any delay or failure to perform any of our obligations pursuant to this Terms and Conditions if such delay or failure results from events beyond the reasonable control of us or force majeure.
The failure of us at any time to enforce any part of the Terms and Conditions shall not in any way affect our full rights to require such performance at any time thereafter. Failure of Scholarships2u to act with respect to a breach of any terms herein shall not be taken or held to be a waiver of any succeeding or similar breach of such terms nor as a waiver of the terms itself, and this Terms and Conditions shall, in all respects, remain valid and our right thereafter to enforce each and every terms strictly shall remain unaffected.
This Terms and Conditions may be assigned by Scholarships2u, in its sole discretion to a third party in the event of a merger or acquisition.
When you visit our website, sign up for an account or interact with us and as part of providing our services, we collect information you give us which may include but is not limited to: your name, contact information, academic grades or standardized test scores, the name of your organization and other personal information.
When you browse our site, we also automatically receive your computer’s internet protocol (IP) address to provide us with information that helps us learn about your browser and operating system.
Email: We may send you emails about our company and other updates.
By providing us with your personal information in order to receive our services, you consent to our collecting that personal information and using that information to assist in providing you with suitable university enrollment recommendations, suggestions for other counseling and transition to college services or otherwise facilitating connections between you and universities.
If we ask for your personal information for a secondary reason, we will provide you with an opportunity to opt out.
If, after you provide your consent to receive our services, you would like to withdraw your consent allowing us to use your personal information for any reason, you may withdraw your consent for us to contact you, for the continued collection, use or disclosure of your information, at any time, by emailing us at [email protected].
You always retain the right to access your personal information and can inform us to limit the use or disclosure of such information. If for any reason after you provide your consent to receive our services, you would like to withdraw your consent for us to use your personal information, you may do so by emailing us at [email protected] in which case your account may be closed or modified in accordance with the Scholarships2u Terms of Service.
The information we collect which allows us to provide you with our Services will never be disclosed to any person(s) outside of Scholarships2u unless (i) you have given us explicit consent to do so, including consent to providing your information and documents to third-party service providers (ii) if we are required to do so by law, and/or (iii) if allowed by applicable law, were you to violate our Terms of Service.
We adhere to the standards for college admissions counseling set by the International Association for College Admission Counseling (International ACAC), and you and your institution likewise agree to adhere to such standards.
For purposes of enforcing compliance with the Privacy Shield, Scholarships2u Sdn Bhd is subject to the investigatory and enforcement authority of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC).
In compliance with the Privacy Shield Principles, Scholarships2u Sdn Bhd commits to resolve complaints about our collection or use of your personal information. EU and Swiss individuals with inquiries or complaints regarding our Privacy Shield policy should first contact Scholarships2u’s Head of Operations at: [email protected]
Under certain conditions, individuals may invoke binding arbitration for complaints regarding Privacy Shield compliance not resolved by any of the other Privacy Shield mechanisms. For more information see https://www.privacyshield.gov/article?id=ANNEX-I-introduction. Scholarships2u Sdn Bhd has further committed to refer unresolved Privacy Shield complaints to JAMS, an alternative dispute resolution provider located in the United States. If you do not receive timely acknowledgment of your complaint from us, or if we have not addressed your complaint to your satisfaction, please visit JAMS for more information or to file a complaint. The services of JAMS are provided at no cost to you. You can file a complaint here: https://www.jamsadr.com/eu-us-privacy-shield
Consultants and Service Providers:
We may share your personal data with our contractors and service providers who process personal data on behalf of Scholarships2u to perform certain business-related functions. These services include our high school counseling services, backup and disaster recovery service providers, email service providers, analytic tools, and others. When we engage another company to perform such functions, we may provide them with information, including personal data, in connection with their performance of such functions. If we have received your personal data in the United States and subsequently transfer that information to a third party agent or service provider for processing, we remain responsible for ensuring that such third party agent or service provider processes your personal data to the standard required by our Privacy Shield commitments unless we prove that we are not responsible for the event giving rise to damage.
When you click on links on the Platform, you may be directed away from the Platform. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of third-party sites or services and encourage you to read their privacy policies.
Google Analytics and Cookies:
The Platform may use Google Analytics, web browser cookies, and other related technologies to help us learn about who visits the Platform and what pages are being looked at. Such technologies help us track users’ movements around the Platform and analyze trends. We may receive information based on the use of these technologies on an individual and on an aggregated basis.
To protect your personal information, we take reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed.
Although no method of transmission over the Internet or electronic storage is 100% secure, we follow all PCI-DSS requirements and implement additional generally accepted industry standards.
If our company is acquired or merged with another company, your information may be transferred to the new owners so that we may continue to provide you with our Services.
QUESTIONS AND CONTACT INFORMATION
If you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you, register a complaint, or simply want more information, contact our Head of Operations at [email protected] or by mail at Scholarships2u Sdn Bhd, Suite 308, Block C, Phileo Damansara 1, No.9, Jalan 16/11, 46350 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia