Terms of Use

 

Last Updated: January 2018

By reading or using this website, you indicate your acceptance and agreement with the following terms and information. If you do not accept these terms, please do not use this website.
 
Introduction:
Welcome to the designerMASTERCLASS Website (the “Site”). These Terms of Use (“Terms”) apply to the “Site.”  The “Site” includes any portion of the designerMASTERCLASS website, www.designermasterclass.com (Referred to herin as “designerMASTERCLASS”, “we”, “us” and “our”). We may add additional Sites from time to time, as we expand our company and its offerings, and these Terms of Use will govern those new Sites when added. You may be accessing our Sites from a computer or mobile device and these Terms of Use govern your use of our Sites and your conduct, regardless of the means of access. “Products” and "Resources" referred to by these Terms include but are not limited to: videos, seminars, practice tests, templates, books (electronic and paper), communications, workshops, and any other documents provided, purchased, paid for or for which you supply personal information in exchange for, including free downloaded material or other information available through the Sites, obtained from designerMASTERCLASS. 
 
designerMASTERCLASS reserves the right to change or modify any of the terms and conditions contained in the Terms of Use, at any time, without notice and in its sole discretion. Should designerMASTERCLASS decide to change these Terms of Use, designerMASTERCLASS will post a new version on the Site and update the modification date stated above. Any changes or modifications to these Terms of Use will be effective upon posting of the revisions.

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS Site. EACH TIME YOU USE THIS Site, YOU AGREE TO THESE TERMS, CONSTITUTING A BINDING AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOU AND designerMASTERCLASS . YOUR CONTINUED USE OF THE Site FOLLOWING POSTING OF ANY CHANGES OR MODIFICATIONS CONSTITUTES YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF SUCH CHANGES OR MODIFICATIONS. IF YOU DO NOT ACCEPT THESE TERMS, AND/OR DO NOT AGREE WITH ANY CHANGES OR MODIFICATIONS MADE, YOU MUST IMMEDIATELY CEASE USING THE Site. FOR THIS REASON, YOU SHOULD FREQUENTLY REVIEW THESE TERMS OF USE AND ANY OTHER APPLICABLE POLICIES TO UNDERSTAND THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS THAT APPLY TO YOUR USE OF THE Site.
 
If you are using the Site on behalf of a company/entity/organization (collectively “Organization”), then you represent and agree that you: are an authorized representative of that Organization, have the authority to bind that Organization to these Terms, and agree to be bound by these Terms on behalf of that Organization.

General Disclaimer: 
ARE® and NCARB® are registered trademarks of the U.S. The National Council of Architectural Registration Boards. By using this website, you agree that you fully understand that designerMASTERCLASS is not affiliated with or endorsed by NCARB or the AIA.

designerMASTERCLASS provides the information on these pages as a public service for informational purposes only. Information, Resources, and Products contained in these pages are not intended to be, and should not be taken as, advice. Your use of the Site is at your sole risk. All Information, Resources, and Products provided through this website, in any courses or seminars provided, on our blog or through the designerMASTERCLASS email subscription or private Study Group are provided "as-is, where-is" and without any warranties of any kind, including the warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. All Information, Resources, and Products are the intellectual property and owned by designerMASTERCLASS unless otherwise credited. 

All information, posts, cheat sheets, infographics, practice questions, and videos are property of designerMASTERCLASS and may not be reproduced, trasmitted, or sold in whole or in part in any form, without the prior written consent of the author. 

The designerMASTERCLASS Practice Exams are property of designerMASTERCLASS. You may not modify, alter, reproduce, copy, print, share with coworkers, distribute copies of, resell, sell, lend, give away or in any way transfer any or all portions of the designerMASTERCLASS Practice Exams.

The designerMASTERCLASS Get Licensed Seminar Series is property of designerMASTERCLASS. You may not modify, alter, reproduce, copy, print, record, share with coworkers, distribute copies of, resell, sell, lend, give away or in any way transfer any or all portions of the designerMASTERCLASS Get Licensed Seminar Series.

Information, Resources, and Products available through the Sites do not guarantee any particular result and are meant only to be informational tools to assist in your preparation and study for the ARE and for design. designerMASTERCLASS is not affiliated with any commercial test preparation course or entity and provides materials for study preparation assistance only. designerMASTERCLASS provides information and documents we hope will be helpful to those who have elected to manage your own method of test preparation. While designerMASTERCLASS makes an effort to keep materials, information, Products, and Resources accurate, current, and/or updated, these can change at any time, and designerMASTERCLASS can in no way guarantee that its materials, information, Products and Resources are completely accurate, current, and/or up to date at any given time. designerMASTERCLASS is not guaranteeing that its materials, information, Products or Resources will result in a passing ARE score.  If you should need further direction or test preparation assistance, designerMASTERCLASS strongly encourages you to consult with supplemental test preparation providers for additional support. By using this site you agree to hold designerMASTERCLASS harmless from any claims.

Site Uptime:
designerMASTERCLASS takes reasonable steps to ensure that this Site is accessible 24 hours every day, 365 days per year. However, websites do sometimes encounter downtime due to server and other technical issues. The Site may be temporarily unavailable due to issues such as system failure, maintenance or repair or for reasons beyond our control. designerMASTERCLASS will not be liable if the Site is unavailable at any time. Where possible, we will try to give visitors advance warning of maintenance issues, but shall not be obliged to do so.

Web Hosting:
The Site is currently Hosted by Squarespace. designerMASTERCLASS takes every step to abide by the terms and conditions put forth by Squarespace. designerMASTERCLASS is not responsible or liable for any issues that may occur should Squarespace’s platform be compromised or breeched, or should Squarespace not uphold their role in security, terms and conditions, etc. for their clients (ie. designerMASTERCLASS).

Third Party Information Disclaimer:
Certain links on this site lead to websites controlled by other parties over whom designerMASTERCLASS has no control. Therefore, designerMASTERCLASS makes no representation or warranty concerning the content or accuracy of third party information and expressly disclaims any liability.

Affiliate Links:
We may occasionally promote or link to external products or websites by using affiliate links. If you click and/or make a purchase through these certain links on this site or any related social media platforms, designerMASTERCLASS may make a commission from that purchase. All opinions are personal to designerMASTERCLASS. 

Product Returns: Due to the nature of the products provided by designerMASTERCLASS, there are no returns accepted. All sales are final. 

Copyright & Trademark: 
This site and all the information it contains, including, but not limited to, articles, blog posts, drawings, illustrations, videos, courses, seminars, opinions, text, guides, trademarks, trade names, service marks and logos ("Protected Information") are the property of designerMASTERCLASS, its contributors, and licensors and is protected from unauthorized use, copying, distribution and dissemination by U.S. Copyright law, trademark law, international conventions, and other intellectual property laws. All rights reserved. You may not use our Protected Information without designerMASTERCLASS' express written consent.