Tutor Matching Service is committed to protecting your privacy. This statement outlines our practices for gathering and disseminating information on the Tutor Matching Service website and Application and explains the terms and conditions of your use of the Application. Tutor Matching Service does not sell, rent, or trade the personal information of any of our customers to any third party. Please review our policy and contact us with any questions.
When you login to the Tutor Matching Service Application with Facebook, you allow Facebook to share certain personal information with Tutor Matching Service. When you register to book a tutor through the Tutor Matching Service Application, your personally identifying information is collected through a registration form. Your decision to provide such information is voluntary. We collect this information in order to best respond to your request to schedule tutoring services. If you choose not to share this information with us, it may not be possible for us to respond to your request.
Our registration form collects information such as your name, email address, telephone number, and information on the subjects for which you are requesting a tutor. Should you choose to provide us with your telephone number or email address you may receive telephone, mail, or email contact from us with information regarding our products or services, special promotions, or upcoming events. You will always be provided with the opportunity to opt out of receiving such information in the future.
Tutor Matching Service may disclose personally identifying information in cases in which we have reason to believe that doing so is necessary to identify, contact, restrain, or bring legal action against someone who may be causing injury to or interference with Tutor Matching Service, our property, registered members, or anyone else who could be harmed by such activities, and in cases in which we believe in good faith that the law requires us to do so.
Your personal information is used by Tutor Matching Service for billing purposes, assessments of and provision of services to users; communication with you; and internal auditing. We may also use the information that we collect to confirm that you are authorized to use the Application and to fulfill a requested transaction, including the processing of payments.
Tutor Matching Service relies on feedback from users regarding the tutoring services provided, and as such, requires feedback from you after a completed tutoring session. Tutor Matching Service reserves the right to replicate your written comments about the service sent to our representatives via our website or the Tutor Matching Service Application in promotional materials and/or in business development materials, along with your first name and institution. Your email address and any personal information besides your name and institution will not be used at any time without your agreement. If you would like to make your comments anonymous, you may designate them as such in the Application.
The Tutor Matching Service Application may contain links to other websites or materials posted online. Tutor Matching Service is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of those websites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our Site, and to read the policies of any site that they may visit. The Tutor Matching Service privacy statement applies solely to information collected by the Tutor Matching Service Application.
We take every precaution to protect your information. When you submit information via the Tutor Matching Service Application, your information is protected both online and offline. Online, we use encryption, Facebook login, and smart server architecture to protect information. While we strive to protect your privacy and secure your information, we cannot guarantee the security of information sent via your personal Internet connection, and you disclose such information at your own risk.
Only Tutor Matching Service employees with a specific need to access your information in order to perform their job duties are provided such access to the data you provide, and they must have secure administrative rights in order to do so. The servers on which personally identifiable information is stored are kept in a restricted, secure environment, and are professionally maintained.
The Tutor Matching Service Application is designed to automate the process of locating and contacting qualified tutors.
You agree that you may not use the Tutor Matching Service in any unlawful manner or in any other manner that could damage, disable, overburden or impair the Tutor Matching Service Application. In addition, you agree not to use the Tutor Matching Service Application to:
Your use of the Tutor Matching Service Application is at your sole risk unless otherwise explicitly stated. The Application and Tutor Matching Service Website, including the information, services, and Content, is provided on an "as is", "as available", and "with all faults" basis. Tutor Matching Service disclaims all express or implied conditions, representations, and warranties of any kind, including any implied warranty or condition of merchantability, satisfactory quality, or fitness for a particular purpose. Tutor Matching Service makes no representations, warranties, conditions or guarantees as to the usefulness, quality, suitability, truth, accuracy, or completeness of the Application or the Services provided by a tutor scheduled through the application.
By adding the Tutor Matching Service Application you acknowledge and agree that listed tutors are not employed by Tutor Matching Service, a specific Student Government Association, University or other educational institution.
Tutors listed in the Tutor Matching Service Application and tutees registering through the application have NOT been screened by Tutor Matching Service. You assume all responsibility for conducting reference or background checks for any tutor or tutee. Tutor Matching Service recommends that tutoring sessions take place in visible public locations. You assume all responsibility for personal safety and security.
Tutor Matching Service makes no warranty or representations that the Tutor Matching Service Application will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error-free; the results that may be obtained from the use of the Application will be accurate or reliable; the quality of any services, content, information obtained through the Tutor Matching Service Application will meet your expectations or requirements; or any errors in the Tutor Matching Service Application will be corrected.
You assume all risk for any damage to your computer system or loss of data that results from obtaining any Content from the Tutor Matching Service Application, including any damages resulting from computer viruses.
Tutors listed in the Tutor Matching Service Application database shall be contacted only for tutoring purposes. Soliciting or contacting tutors for other purposes is strictly prohibited.
By adding the Tutor Matching Service Application and booking a tutoring session, you agree to pay all costs associated with tutoring sessions scheduled through the Tutor Matching Service application. These costs include but are not limited to: the hourly rate as listed; travel or transportation related to your tutoring session; and any cancellation fees noted in a tutor’s profile.
By submitting your information in the Tutor Matching Service Application, you acknowledge and agree that you are solely responsible for its form and content and all information included in your profile.
You agree to indemnify and hold Tutor Matching Service and its subsidiaries, affiliates, shareholders, officers, directors, agents, licensors, suppliers, alliance members, other partners, employees, and representatives harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of or connection to the Tutor Matching Service Application (including any use by you on behalf of another party), your violation of the Terms, or your violation of any rights of another.
Tutor Matching Service will not be involved in any tutor-student interactions in any subject. Tutor Matching Service is not responsible for disputes, claims, loss, injury, or damage of ANY KIND that might arise during and after tutor- tutee interaction. We reserve the right, but have no obligation, to monitor interaction and disputes between Tutor/Tutees.
The Tutor Matching Service Application is provided on an "AS IS" basis and Tutor Matching Service disclaims all responsibility for any loss, liability, injury, claim, or damage of any kind resulting from any errors in the Application and its content including, but not limited to, typographical and technical errors and inaccuracies.
To the full extent permitted by law, Tutor Matching Service is not liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, special, incidental, consequential, or exemplary damages (including, without limitation, loss of business, revenue, profits, goodwill, use, data, electronically transmitted orders, or other economic advantage) arising out of or in connection with the Tutor Matching Service Application, even if Tutor Matching Service has previously been advised of, or reasonably could have foreseen, the possibility of such damages, however they arise, whether in breach of contract or in tort (including negligence), including without limitation damages due to: the use of or the inability to use the Site; the cost or procurement of substitute goods and services resulting from any goods, data, information, or services purchased or obtained, or messages received or transactions entered into, through or from the Site; statements or conduct of any third party on the Site, including without limitation unauthorized access to or alteration of transmission or data, malicious or criminal behavior, or false or fraudulent transactions; or content or information you my download, use, modify, or distribute.
This website and the Tutor Matching Service Application are owned and operated by Tutor Matching Service. The contents of this website including, but not limited to, the database information are protected by copyright laws and regulations. No material in any shape or form may be copied, reproduced, transmitted, or distributed.
By submitting your information as a Tutor, you understand and agree that anyone with access to this application may view your information and your Tutor profile. Tutor Matching Service does not guarantee that a certain number of users or a specific will view your information, nor does Tutor Matching Service guarantee that you will be contacted for Tutoring.
When you register as a tutor through the Tutor Matching Service Application, you understand and agree that the information you provide is true and accurate and that you have the proper qualifications and expertise in the subjects you have selected at the time of registration. You are solely responsible for the form and content of all information provided and all information included in your profile.
Tutor shall use all reasonable efforts to protect tutee's interest in the information and keep it confidential, using a standard of care no less than the degree of care that tutor would be reasonably expected to employ for his/her own similar confidential information. In particular, tutor shall not directly or indirectly disclose, allow access to, transmit or transfer the information to a third party without the tutee's prior written consent. Tutor shall disclose the information only to those persons who have a need to know the information for the purpose and who have been approved by the tutee to receive the information. Tutor shall, prior to disclosing the information, issue appropriate instructions to them to satisfy its obligations herein and obtain their written agreement to receive and use the information on a confidential basis on the same conditions as contained in the agreement.
Tutor understands and agrees that he/she is subject to all federal and state laws relating to the confidentiality of student information. Tutor further agrees to comply with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act ("FERPA"), 34 C.F.R. §99 et. seq. Tutor shall regard all student information as confidential and will not disclose the student information to any third party without legal documentation requesting such information.
Use of the Tutor Matching Service Application is also governed by our Tutor Rights and Responsibilities, which is incorporated into this Agreement by this reference.
Colleges and Universities (as well as other non-profit, for-profit, and government institutions) in more than 20 states (as well as several other countries) have approved Tutor Matching Service, seeing no legal liability for the institution/organization whatsoever. The institutions are protected with "absolute immunity" by congressional legislation from 1996 that has been upheld repeatedly in the courts. The courts have found that internet users cannot sue the messenger" because "intermediaries are not culpable for 'aiding and abetting' [users] who misuse their services to commit unlawful acts." If you would like more information, including a list of specific court cases, please contact us at 1-877-919-TUTOR or help@TutorMatchingService.com