ReachMyTeach

ReachMyTeach Terms of Service Agreement

Last modified: May 30th, 2022

Welcome to ReachMyTeach! This page explains the terms by which you may use the ReachMyTeach site and its services (collectively the “Service”). By accessing or using the ReachMyTeach site and its services, you signify that you have read, understood, and agree to be bound by this Terms of Service Agreement (“Agreement”) and to the collection and use of your information as set forth in the ReachMyTeach privacy policy. ReachMyTeach (“ReachMyTeach”, “we,” or “us”) reserves the right to make unilateral modifications to these terms and will provide notice of these changes as described below. This Agreement applies to all visitors, users, and others who access the Service (collectively “Users”). 

PLEASE READ THIS AGREEMENT CAREFULLY. BY ACCESSING OR USING OUR SERVICE, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THIS AGREEMENT.

1. Use of Our Service

A. Eligibility

This is a contract between you and ReachMyTeach. You must agree to these terms before using the Service. If you do not agree, you may not use the Service. You may use the Service only if you can form a binding contract with ReachMyTeach. If you are not at least 18 years old, you represent that you have your parent or guardian's permission to use the Service, and your parent or guardian has read and agreed to this Agreement on your behalf. The Service is not available to any User previously removed from the Service by ReachMyTeach.

B. Service 

In accordance with the terms of this Agreement, you are granted a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable authorization to use the ReachMyTeach Service. We reserve all rights not expressly granted herein. We may terminate all authorizations granted to you at any time for any reason.

C. Accounts

If you open a ReachMyTeach account on behalf of a school, district, or other entity, then “you” includes you and that entity and you warrant that you are an authorized representative of the entity with the authority to agree to this Agreement. In this case, you must agree to this Agreement on that entity’s behalf.

By connecting the Service with any third-party service, you give us permission to store and use all information given to us by that service. This includes profile images from single sign on login options.

You agree to never use another User’s account without their permission. You warrant that any provided account information is complete, accurate, and up to date. You must notify ReachMyTeach immediately of any breach of security or unauthorized use of your account. ReachMyTeach will not be liable for any losses caused by any unauthorized use of your account.

By providing ReachMyTeach your email address, you consent to us using that email address to send you Service-related notices, including any notices required by law, in lieu of communication by postal mail. By providing ReachMyTeach another persons’ email address, you affirm that you have that person’s written consent to this Agreement. We may also use your email address to send you other messages, such as changes to features of the Service.

D. Rules of the Service Agreement

You agree not to engage in any of the following prohibited activities: (a) Taking any action that imposes, at our sole discretion, an unreasonable load on our servers; (b) using automated systems (including but not limited to scrapers, robots, spiders or offline readers) to interact with the Service in a way that sends more requests to our servers than can a human could reasonably produce in the same period of time using a standard web browser; (c) transmitting or attempting to transmit spam through email, text messages, calls, or any other method in connection to the Service; (d) attempting to interfere with system integrity or decipher any transmissions running to or from our servers; (e) copying, distributing, or disclosing parts of the Service, including but not limited to scraping; (f) collecting unauthorized personal information through the Service; (g) uploading viruses, invalid data, or other software agents to the Service; (h) impersonating another person, conducting fraud, or attempting to hide your identity; (i) bypassing measures we may use to restrict access to the Service; (j) interfering with the proper workings of the Service; or (k) accessing any content on the Service through means other than those provided by the Service.

We may, at our own discretion and without prior notice (a) change any function or component of the Service in any way; (b) stop providing one or more features of the Service; (c) create and impose usage limits for the Service; or (d) suspend your or other Users’ access to the service for any reason or no reason,

You are solely responsible for your interactions with other ReachMyTeach Users. ReachMyTeach shall have no liability for your interactions with other Users, or for your or any other User’s actions taken on the Service.

2. User Data

Parts of the Service allow Users to edit their information and create messages, that include text, voice messages, and possibly attached files of any type (collectively “User Data”).

We claim no ownership of any User Data. The data you create remains yours. However, by creating User Data, you agree to allow us to use and view your User Data in accordance with this Agreement. ReachMyTeach has the right (but not the obligation) to remove any User Data that violates any of the terms of this Agreement.

You agree not to create User Data that (a) creates a risk of harm, injury, distress, physical or mental illness or death to any person including you; (b) creates risk of damage or loss to any person or property; (c) contributes to crime or tort; (d) contains any information that we deem to be unlawful, harmful or otherwise objectionable; (e) contains any information which is illegal or which you do not have to right to make available; or (f) violates any school, district, or other applicable policy.

You affirm the following relating to your User Data: (a) You have the written consent of each and every person in your User Data, if any, to use that person’s name or likeness in the manner contemplated by this Agreement and our privacy policy, and each such person has released you from any liability that may arise from such use; (b) you have obtained all consents as may be required by law to post any User Data relating to third parties; (c) your User Data and our use thereof as contemplated by this Agreement and by the Service will not violate any law or infringe any rights of any person or party.

ReachMyTeach takes no responsibility for any User Data made available over the Service by any User or third party. You are solely responsible for your User Data and the consequences of making it available on the Service, and you agree that the Service is only acting as a passive conduit for publication of your User Data. You understand and agree that you may be exposed to User Data that is objectionable, inaccurate, or inappropriate, and you agree that ReachMyTeach shall not be liable for any damages or harm you incur as a result of any User Data on the Service.

3. Mobile Software

We make available software to access the Service via a mobile device. You may use mobile data in connection with the Service, and may incur additional charges from your wireless or cellular provider for these services. You are solely responsible for any of these charges if they occur. 

4. Our Proprietary Rights

The Service and all materials it contains besides User Data are the property of ReachMyTeach. You cannot copy or distribute any of these materials through any medium. You agree and understand that all data on our Service could be moved or deleted at any time without any notice for any reason.

If you provide a suggestion or comment to ReachMyTeach, whether requested or voluntary, you agree that your input is gratuitous and will not place ReachMyTeach under any obligation. We are free to use the idea for any purpose without providing any compensation of any form to you.

5. No Professional Advice

You acknowledge that ReachMyTeach will not provide you with any professional advice. If any information is provided, this information is for informational purposes only and should not be construed as professional advice. You should seek independent professional advice from someone qualified in the applicable area rather than acting on any information provided by or contained in the Service.

6. Messaging

By consenting to receive messages, you agree that you are solely liable for any costs involved with receiving messages through any contact methods you provide (including but not limited to charges from wireless or phone providers). By providing any of your own contact information to the Service, you agree to receive messages through the contact methods associated with that information. This includes messages from Users of your school or district, and also messages from ReachMyTeach and the Service. 

Any teacher at a student’s school and all district level administrators can contact that student and their family. You may only message a person or entity if you have their consent to receive messages from you of that format, be it through text, email or call. IF YOU INPUT A PERSON’S INFORMATION INTO THE SYSTEM, YOU WARRANT THAT THEY HAVE CONSENTED TO RECEIVE MESSAGES FROM REACHMYTEACH AND ALSO RECEIVE MESSAGES FROM ANY OTHER USERS WHO CAN ACCESS THEIR INFORMATION THROUGH THE SERVICE. Usually the Users who can access their information includes any teachers and staff at your school and any administrators and staff at the district level. In addition, you warrant that any person you message using the Service or whose personal information you input into the Service has agreed to be bound by this Agreement with regards to their use of the Service. Furthermore, you must swiftly honor any opt-out requests you receive from any User.

7. Privacy

As part of this Agreement, you understand and consent to the collection and use of personal data as described by our privacy policy.

8. Security

You acknowledge that you provide personal information at your own risk. We care deeply about your personal privacy and the security of User Data. However, we cannot guarantee that our security will not be breached and that your data will not be accessed by malicious third parties.

9. Third-Party Links and Information

Any links to third party services, whether part of a User’s Data or part of the Service itself, are not endorsed by ReachMyTeach. If you decide to access a third party site, this is at your own risk. You release ReachMyTeach from all liability relating to third-party content linked on the Service.

10. Indemnity

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless ReachMyTeach, its affiliates and its and their employees, contractors, owners and directors, from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney’s fees) arising from: (a) Your violation of any term of this Agreement and the consequences of that violation; (b) your use of the Service and any data received or transmitted by you; (c) any User Data uploaded by your or any other account; (d) your violation of any third-party’s rights or applicable law and the consequences of that violation; (e) your willful misconduct on the Service; or (f) any other party’s access and use of the Service through your account.

11. No Warranty

EXCEPT WHERE OTHERWISE STATED IN THIS AGREEMENT, THIS SERVICE IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” BASIS AND IS PROVIDED WITHOUT WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO WARRANTIES OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION OBTAINED BY YOU IN ANY WAY FROM THE SERVICE OR REACHMYTEACH WILL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THIS AGREEMENT.

12. Limitation of Liability

TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL REACHMYTEACH, ITS EMPLOYEES OR OWNERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THIS SERVICE. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL REACHMYTEACH BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE, LOSS, OR INJURY RESULTING FROM FROM ANY HACKING, TAMPERING OR OTHER UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS OR USE OF THE SERVICE OR YOUR ACCOUNT OR THE UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO THE INFORMATION CONTAINED THEREIN.

13. Copyright Infringement Claims

If you believe that materials available on the ReachMyTeach site infringe your copyright, you may send to ReachMyTeach a written notice by email requesting that we remove such material or block access to it. Notices must be sent by email to copyright@reachmyteach.com.

14. Arbitration

Any controversy or claim between any User and ReachMyTeach shall, at our request, be determined by arbitration.

15. General

A. Assignment. This Agreement and all rights granted by it may not be transferred or assigned by you without ReachMyTeach’s consent. However, these rights may be assigned and transferred by ReachMyTeach without restriction.

B. Changes to this Agreement. ReachMyTeach may, in its sole discretion, modify or update this Agreement. ReachMyTeach reserves the right to determine form of notifications regarding changes to this Agreement. In the event that you or your network provider applies automatic filtering to incoming messages and notifications, ReachMyTeach is not responsible for any notifications you miss due to these filters.

C. Severability. The holding of any provision of this Agreement as invalid or unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of this Agreement, which shall remain in full force and effect.

D. Interpretation and Headings. All section and paragraph headings are for reference purposes only and will not affect the meaning or interpretation of this Agreement. Unless otherwise stated, the words “include” and “including” do not imply limitation and will therefore mean “including, without limitation”. Unless otherwise stated, the words “herein”, “therein”, and other words of similar import refer to this Agreement in its entirety and not to any particular section.

E. No Partnership or Joint Venture. This Agreement shall not be interpreted to create a partnership, joint venture, employer-employee, agency or franchisor-franchisee relationship between you and ReachMyTeach.

G. Reservation of Rights. ReachMyTeach reserves all rights not expressly granted under this Agreement.