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Terms and Conditions - Ascent Ground School

Last update to our questions: 9/31/16
FAA Private Pilot Question Bank: 09/28/16
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Terms and Conditions

Read the Terms and Conditions of Service below, as they cover the terms and conditions that apply to your use of the services available to you on this website (the "Service," "Website," or "Site"). Ascent Ground Schools ("Ascent") may change the Terms and Conditions of Service from time to time. By continuing to use the Service following such modifications, you agree to be bound by such modifications.

General Terms and Conditions

In consideration of use of the Service, you agree to:

  1. provide true, accurate, current, and complete information about yourself, and
  2. maintain and update this information to keep it true, accurate, current, and complete.

If any information provided by you is untrue, inaccurate, not current, or incomplete, Ascent has the right to terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of the Service. You agree not to resell or transfer the Service or use of or access to the Service unless a specific written agreement to do so has been entered into by you and Ascent.

You acknowledge and agree that you must:

  1. provide for your own access to the Internet and pay any service fees associated with such access,
  2. provide and be responsible for operation of all equipment necessary for you to make such connection, and
  3. accept reasonable down times which may or may not be within our control.

By using the ascentgroundschools.com Website, including any applets, software, scripts, and content contained therein, you agree that use of the Service is entirely at your own risk.

THE SERVICE AND ALL SOFTWARE PROGRAMS ASSOCIATED THEREWITH IS PROVIDED "AS IS," WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY WARRANTY FOR INFORMATION, DATA, SERVICES, UNINTERRUPTED ACCESS, OR PRODUCTS PROVIDED THROUGH OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SERVICE. SPECIFICALLY, ASCENT DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO: (1) ANY WARRANTIES CONCERNING THE AVAILABILITY, ACCURACY, USEFULNESS, OR CONTENT OF INFORMATION, PRODUCTS, OR SERVICES AND (2) ANY WARRANTIES OF TITLE, WARRANTIES OF NON-INFRINGEMENT, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. THIS DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY APPLIES TO ANY DAMAGES OR INJURY CAUSED BY ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, ERROR, OMISSION, INTERRUPTION, DELETION, DEFECT, DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, COMPUTER VIRUS, COMMUNICATION LINE FAILURE, THEFT, OR DESTRUCTION OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO, ALTERATION OF, OR USE OF RECORDS, WHETHER FOR BREACH OF CONTRACT, TORTUOUS BEHAVIOR, NEGLIGENCE, OR UNDER ANY OTHER CAUSE OF ACTION.

NEITHER ASCENT NOR ANY OF ITS EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, SUCCESSORS, ASSIGNS, AFFILIATES, OR CONTENT OR SERVICE PROVIDERS SHALL BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY OTHER THIRD PARTY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF USE OF SERVICE OR INABILITY TO GAIN ACCESS TO OR USE THE SERVICE OR OUT OF ANY BREACH OF ANY WARRANTY. BECAUSE SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN SUCH STATES, THE RESPECTIVE LIABILITY OF ASCENT, ITS EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, SUCCESSORS, ASSIGNS, AFFILIATES, AND CONTENT OR SERVICE PROVIDERS IS LIMITED TO THE GREATEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY SUCH STATE LAW.

Ascent is the owner and/or authorized user of any trademark, registered trademark and/or service mark appearing at this Website, and is the copyright owner or licensee of the content and/or information on this Website including but not limited to any screens appearing on the Site. You may not download and/or save a copy of any of the screens, except as otherwise provided in these Terms and Conditions of Service, for any purpose. However, you may print a copy of the information on this Site for your personal use or records. If you make other use of this Site, except as otherwise provided above, you may violate copyright and other laws of the United States, or other countries, as well as applicable state laws and may be subject to penalties. Ascent does not grant any license or other authorization to any user of its trademarks, registered trademarks, service marks, or other copyrightable material or other intellectual property, by placing them on this Website. Ascent reserves the right to change any information on this Website including but not limited to revising and/or deleting features or other information without prior notice. Clicking certain links within this Website might take you to other websites for which Ascent assumes no responsibility of any kind for the content, availability, or otherwise. (See "Links from and to this Website" below.) The content presented on this Site may vary depending upon your browser limitations.

Third Party Provided Content

Some information on this Site, as well as reference materials or links to other sites, are for general informational purposes only, and are not intended to be relied upon for transactional purposes. Neither Ascent nor any of its affiliates or content providers shall be liable for any errors or delays in the content of such information or reference materials, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

User Conduct On the Service:

While using the Service, you may not: restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Service; or post or transmit any unlawful, fraudulent, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, profane, threatening, abusive, hateful, offensive, or otherwise objectionable information of any kind, including without limitation any transmissions constituting or encouraging conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any local, state, national, or foreign law, including without limitation the U.S. export control laws and regulations; or post or transmit any advertisements, solicitations, chain letters, pyramid schemes, investment opportunities or schemes or other unsolicited commercial communication (except as otherwise expressly permitted by Ascent), or engage in spamming or flooding; or post or transmit any information or software which contains a virus, Trojan horse, worm, or other harmful component; or post, publish, transmit, reproduce, distribute, or in any way exploit any information, software, or other material obtained through the Service for commercial purposes (other than as expressly permitted by the provider of such information, software, or other material); or upload, post, publish, transmit, reproduce, or distribute in any way, information, software or other material obtained through the Service which is protected by copyright or other proprietary right, or derivative works with respect thereto, without obtaining permission of the copyright owner or rightholder; or upload, post, publish, reproduce, transmit, or distribute in any way any component of the Service itself or derivative works with respect thereto, as the Service is copyrighted as a collective work under U.S. copyright laws.

Ascent has no obligation to monitor the Service. However, you acknowledge and agree that Ascent has the right to monitor the Service electronically from time to time to operate the Service properly or to protect itself or its subscribers and to disclose any information as necessary or appropriate to satisfy any law, regulation, or other governmental request. Ascent reserves the right to refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, that, in its sole discretion, are unacceptable, undesirable, inappropriate, or in violation of these Terms and Conditions of Service.

Failure to Comply With Terms and Conditions of Service and Termination:

You acknowledge and agree that Ascent may terminate your password or account or deny you access to all or part of the Service without prior notice if you engage in any conduct or activities that Ascent in its sole discretion believes violates any of the Terms and Conditions of Service, violates the rights of Ascent, or is otherwise inappropriate for continued access.

You acknowledge and agree that Ascent may in its sole discretion deny you access through Ascent Website to any materials stored on the Internet, or to access third party services, merchandise, or information on the Internet through Ascent Website, and Ascent shall have no responsibility to notify any third-party providers of services, merchandise, or information nor any responsibility for any consequences resulting from lack of notification.

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold Ascent and its affiliates harmless from any and all claims, liabilities, costs, and expenses, including reasonable attorneys' fees, arising in any way from your use of the Service or the placement or transmission of any message, information, software, or other materials through the Service by you or users of your account or related to any violation of these Terms and Conditions of Service by you or users of your account.

Links from and to this Website:

You acknowledge and agree that Ascent and any of its website affiliates have no responsibility for the accuracy or availability of information provided by linked sites. Links to external websites do not constitute an endorsement by Ascent or its affiliates of the sponsors of such sites or the content, products, advertising, or other materials presented on such sites.

Information in the many web pages that are linked to Ascent Website comes from a variety of sources. Some of this information comes from official Ascent licensees, but much of it comes from governmental agencies or unofficial or unaffiliated organizations and individuals, both internal and external to Ascent. Ascent does not author, edit, or monitor these governmental agencies or unofficial pages or links. You acknowledge and agree that Ascent shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods, or services available on such external sites or resources.

Other Information

Ascent is taking reasonable and appropriate measures, including encryption, to ensure that your personal information is disclosed only to those specified by you. However, the Internet is an open system and we cannot and do not guarantee that the personal information you have entered will not be intercepted by others and decrypted.

If you wish to make purchases through the Service, you may be asked by the merchant or information or service provider from whom you are making the purchase to supply certain information, including credit card or other payment mechanism information. You agree not to hold Ascent liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as a result of any such dealings with any merchant or information or service provider through the Service. You agree that all information you provide any merchant or information or service provider through the Service for purposes of making purchases will be accurate, complete, and current. The merchants and information and service providers offering merchandise, information, and services through the Service set their own prices and may change prices or institute new prices at any time. You agree to pay all charges incurred by users of your account and credit card or other payment mechanism at the prices in effect when such charges are incurred. You also will be responsible for paying any applicable taxes relating to purchases through the Service.

Miscellaneous

The Terms and Conditions of Service and the relationship between you and Ascent shall be governed by the laws of the State of Colorado without regard to its conflict of law provisions. You and Ascent agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located within the state of Colorado.

The failure of Ascent to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Terms and Conditions of Service shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of the Terms and Conditions of Service is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties' intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of the Terms and Conditions of Service remain in full force and effect.

You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of the Service or the Terms and Conditions of Service must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred.

Refund Policy

All sales of memberships are final.

Complaint Resolution Policy

For more information regarding administrative policies such as complaint and refund, please contact our offices via the general question form.

Payment Methods

Credit Card, and Personal Check via PayPal.
View the PayPal terms and conditions here.

Sales Tax

Ascent will collect sales tax as may be required by law for items purchased from Ascent at the statutory rate in effect at the shipping address. If you order by phone, the Ascent sales agent will tell you the final total at the time you place your order.

Prices

The price you will be charged is the price in effect on the day you place your order, plus applicable sales tax and shipping charges. Ascent reserves the right to change prices for products displayed on the Ascent Website at any time.

Product Availability

Some products may be available in limited quantities. Ascent reserves the right to restrict the number of such items that you may purchase. Ascent will notify you as soon as practicable of limitations on product availability and purchasing. This information is subject to change.

Other Terms and Conditions

Ascent is not responsible for typographical errors. Ascent reserves the right to change the terms and conditions of sale on the Ascent Website at any time. All sales on the Ascent Website are governed by Colorado law, without giving effect to its conflict of law provisions. No Ascent employee or agent has the authority to vary any of the Ascent Website's policies or the terms and conditions governing any sale.

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