QuizGrok Terms of Use

Maintaining a Respectful Learning Community

We created QuizGrok to have a place where everyone can come study in a respectful environment, free of braindumps, and where people can get recognized for their contributions to the study community. We ask that you treat this community with respect. Spam, braindumps, and any other behavior that interferes with legitimate study purposes does not belong here. If you see any of that, be sure to let us know by flagging the item or using our Feedback form.

Accepting the Terms of Service

QuizkGrok.com (the "Site") is owned and operated by Anventure LLC ("Anventure" or "we" or "us), a North Carolina company. Please read these terms of service ("Agreement") carefully before using the Site or any services provided on the Site (collectively, "Services"). By using or accessing the Services, you agree to become bound by all the terms and conditions of this Agreement. If you do not agree to all the terms and conditions of this Agreement, do not use the Services. The Services are accessed by You ("Subscriber" or "You") under the following terms and conditions:

1. Access to the Services

QuizGrok is a popular place to study and prepare for IT exams. You and other visitors to our site have access to questions and answer explanations, articles, and applications that are intended to help you study and prepare for exams. Many of these resources are contributed by people from around the world, and represent a diversity of perspectives and approaches.

In addition to being a place for you to learn about and prepare for IT exams, the Site is also a platform for you to share your ideas and preparation materials with others. In return for our display of your content for any period of time, you agree to grant the license to Anventure, described in Section 4 hereof.

This Site is intended for use by persons who are at least 13 years old. By using the Site, you represent and warrant that you are at least 13 years old, and you hereby ratify any prior grant of rights, consents, agreements, assignments and waivers made by you. If you choose to set up an Account, your Account may be used only by you.

You also certify that you are legally permitted to use the Services and access the Network, and takes full responsibility for the selection and use of the Services and access of the Network. This Agreement is void where prohibited by law, and the right to access the Network is revoked in such jurisdictions. Anventure makes no claim that the Network may be lawfully viewed or that Content may be downloaded outside of the United States. Access to the Content may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries. If You access the Network from outside the United States, You do so at Your own risk and You are responsible for compliance with the laws of Your jurisdiction.

Anventure will use reasonable efforts to ensure that the Network and Services are available twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. However, there will be occasions when the Network and/or Services will be interrupted for maintenance, upgrades and repairs or due to failure of telecommunications links and equipment. Every reasonable step will be taken by Anventure to minimize such disruption where it is within our reasonable control.

You agree that Anventure will not be liable in any event to You or any other party for any suspension, modification, discontinuance or lack of availability of the Network, the service, any Subscriber Content, or other Content.

Anventure retains the right to create limits on use and storage in its sole discretion at any time with or without notice.

2. Site Content

The Site is for general research, informational, and entertainment purposes only. We publish content from current and past contributors. You should assume that we have not independently verified the accuracy, thoroughness, or relevance of the content available on the Site. All of the content and information appearing on the Site is subject to the disclaimers set forth below.

The Site and its contents are intended solely for the use of the Site Subscribers and may only be used in accordance with the terms of this Agreement. All materials displayed or performed on the Network, including, but not limited to text, graphics, logos, tools, photographs, images, illustrations, software or source code, audio and video, and animations (collectively, "Content") (other than Content posted by Subscriber ("Subscriber Content")) are the property of Anventure and/or third parties and are protected by United States and international copyright laws.

All trademarks, service marks, and trade names are proprietary to Anventure and/or third parties. Subscriber shall abide by all copyright notices, information, and restrictions contained in any Content accessed through the Services.

The Site is protected by copyright as a collective work and/or compilation, pursuant to U.S. copyright laws, international conventions, and other copyright laws. Other than as expressly set forth in this Agreement, Subscriber may not copy, modify, publish, transmit, upload, participate in the transfer or sale of, reproduce (except as provided in this Section), create derivative works based on, distribute, perform, display, or in any way exploit, any of the Content, software, materials, or Services in whole or in part.

3. Posting User Generated Content on the Site; Representations and Warranties

You have the ability to interact with the Site and other users by posting study materials, voting, participating in moderation, and a variety of other ways (all such submissions or postings collectively referred to as "User Generated Content"). By submitting or posting any User Generated Content on the Site, You grant Anventure the perpetual and irrevocable right and license to use, copy, cache, publish, display, distribute, modify, create derivative works and store such Subscriber Content and to allow others to do so in any medium now known or hereinafter developed ("Content License") in order to provide the Services, even if such Subscriber Content has been contributed and subsequently removed by You. Subscriber warrants, represents and agrees Subscriber has the right to grant Anventure the rights set forth above. Subscriber represents, warrants and agrees that it will not contribute any Subscriber Content that

  • (a) infringes, violates or otherwise interferes with any copyright or trademark of another party,
  • (b) reveals any trade secret, unless Subscriber owns the trade secret or has the owner's permission to post it,
  • (c) infringes any intellectual property right of another or the privacy or publicity rights of another,
  • (d) is libelous, defamatory, abusive, threatening, harassing, hateful, offensive or otherwise violates any law or right of any third party,
  • (e) contains a virus, trojan horse, worm, time bomb or other computer programming routine or engine that is intended to damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or information, or
  • (f) remains posted after Subscriber has been notified that such Subscriber Content violates any of sections (a) to (e) of this sentence.

Anventure reserves the right to remove any Subscriber Content from the Network, re-post to the Network any Subscriber Content removed by any Subscriber or former Subscriber, suspend or terminate Subscriber's right to use the Services at any time, or pursue any other remedy or relief available to Anventure under equity or law, for any reason (including, but not limited to, upon receipt of claims or allegations from third parties or authorities relating to such Subscriber Content or if Anventure is concerned that Subscriber may have breached the immediately preceding sentence), or for no reason at all.

To post User Generated Content on the Site, you must first complete the Site registration process to login (your "Account"). You agree to provide accurate current and complete information during the registration process, when contributing User Generated Content or when otherwise using the Site. You also agree that you will review, maintain, correct and update such information in a timely manner to maintain its accuracy and completeness. You agree to safeguard your user name and password, and you authorize us to accept any use of the Site through your Account as being used by you or someone authorized to act for you. You agree to be liable for any User Generated Content posted using your Account and for any transactions associated with your Account. You agree that we can rely upon the contact and other information that is supplied to us using your Account and that we will rely upon such information. You agree and acknowledge that your Account is non-transferable and non-assignable. You may not share your password with anyone unless you are a minor, in which case you may share your password with your parents or other legal guardians.

When you submit ideas, suggestions, or proposals (collectively, "Ideas") to us, you represent, warrant, and agree that: (i) your Ideas do not include confidential or proprietary information, you have all necessary rights to submit them to us and that they do not and will not infringe or violate any third party rights of any kind; (ii) if we so choose, we may use and disclose your Ideas in any way; and (iii) we have no obligation to pay or reimburse you for your Ideas or our use of your Ideas. You also acknowledge that we may have already created, or be in the process of creating, content that may be substantially similar to your Ideas or work samples at the time you submit those ideas or samples to us, and that elements of your Ideas and work samples may not be subject to protection under copyright law.

4. Ownership Rights for User Generated Content; License Rights

You retain ownership of your copyrights and other intellectual property and proprietary rights in any User Generated Content you post to the Site, subject to the non-exclusive rights that you grant to us as described in these Terms. These Terms do not prevent you from granting similar rights to others.

You hereby grant Anventure a worldwide, royalty-free, freely transferable, freely sublicensable (through unlimited levels of sublicense), non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, modify, transmit, distribute, publicly perform and display (including in each case by means of a digital audio transmission), and create derivative works of the User Generated Content, in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed. You also hereby waive any moral rights you may have in such User Generated Content under the laws of any jurisdiction. You hereby appoint us as your agent with full power to enter into and execute any document and/or do any act we may consider appropriate to confirm the grant of rights, consents, agreements, assignments and waivers set forth in these Terms. You agree that we may (but are not obligated to) display your User Generated Content, and your user name or your actual name (according to the preferences you select at the time that you register) along with your User Generated Content.

You acknowledge that the posting of your User Generated Content for any period of time is sufficient consideration for the license granted herein to Anventure.

You may choose from time to time to remove or modify User Generated Content that you previously posted on the Site if doing so would not interfere with other users' ability to enjoy the Site. For example, a request to remove questions you submitted could render it impossible for a user to review previously studied material and benefit from their past study history. In these situations, we may anonymize your User Generated Content so that the past material remains intact.

5. Restrictions and Prohibited Content

Subscriber is responsible for all of its activity in connection with the Services and accessing the Network. Any fraudulent, abusive, or otherwise illegal activity or any use of the Services or Content in violation of this Agreement may be grounds for termination of Subscriber's right to Services or to access the Network.

You agree not to post or submit to the Site any content or any other materials whatsoever that is or could appear to be:

  • a. untrue, misleading, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, invasive to another person's privacy or protected data, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable;
  • b. infringing or alleged to be infringing upon a third party's rights, including any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, right of publicity, or other proprietary rights of any party, including, without limitation, any content that is the subject of any third party claim of infringement;
  • c. of a type that you do not have a right to transmit under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships, such as inside information and proprietary and confidential information;
  • d. unsolicited, undisclosed or unauthorized advertising;
  • e. software viruses or any other computer code, files, or programs designed to interrupt, destroy, or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;
  • f. data or information obtained through access that was not authorized by the owner of the data or information, or with respect to which such posting would constitute unauthorized use; or
  • g. in violation of any applicable local, state, national or international law, regulation, or statute (including export laws).

You agree not to do, or attempt to do, any of the following, subject to applicable law:

  • a. access or use the Site in any way that violates or is not in full compliance with any applicable local, state, national or international law, regulation, or statute (including export laws), contracts, intellectual property rights or constitutes the commission of a tort, or for any purpose that is harmful or unintended (by us), or other than in full compliance with these Terms;
  • b. access, tamper with, or use services or areas of the Site that you are not authorized to access;
  • c. alter information on or obtained from the Site;
  • d. tamper with postings, registration information, profiles, submissions or User Generated Content of other users;
  • e. use any robot, spider, scraper or other automated means or interface not provided by us to access the Site or extract data or gather or use information, such as email addresses, available from the Site or transmit any unsolicited advertising, "junk mail," "spam," or "chain letters";
  • f. frame any part of the Site, or link to the Site, or otherwise make it look like you have a relationship to us or that we have endorsed you or your User Generated Content for any purpose except as expressly permitted in writing by Anventure;
  • g. impersonate or misrepresent your affiliation with any person or entity;
  • h. reverse engineer any aspect of the Site or do anything that might discover source code, or bypass or circumvent measures employed to prevent or limit access to any area, content or code of the Site (except as otherwise expressly permitted by law);
  • i. send to or otherwise impact us or the Site (or anything or anyone else) with harmful, illegal, deceptive or disruptive code such as a virus, "spyware," "adware" or other code that could adversely impact the Site or any recipient; or
  • j. take any action which might impose a significant burden (as determined by us) on the Site's infrastructure or computer systems, or otherwise interfere with the ordinary operation of the Site.

6. Copyright Policy

Anventure has adopted the following policy toward copyright infringement with respect to the Site in accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. The address of Anventure's Designated Agent for copyright takedown notices ("Designated Agent") is listed below.

Reporting Copyright Infringements

If You believe that content residing or accessible on the Site infringes a copyright, please send a notice of copyright infringement containing the following information to the Designated Agent at the address below:

  1. Identification of the work or material being infringed.
  2. Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing, including its location, with sufficient detail so that Anventure is capable of finding and verifying its existence.
  3. Contact information about the notifying party (the Notifying Party), including name, address, telephone number and e-mail address.
  4. A statement that the Notifying Party has a good faith belief that the material is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent or law.
  5. A statement made under penalty of perjury that the information provided in the notice is accurate and that the Notifying Party is authorized to make the complaint on behalf of the copyright owner.
  6. The Notifying Party's physical or electronic signature.

After the Designated Agent receives notification of an alleged infringement that meets all of the requirements above, Anventure shall:

  1. Disable access to or remove material that it has a reasonable, good faith belief is copyrighted material that has been illegally copied and distributed by any subscriber to the Site.
  2. Anventure will then immediately notify the subscriber responsible for the allegedly infringing material (the Offending Subscriber) that it has removed or disabled access to the material.
  3. Anventure reserves the right, at its discretion, to immediately terminate the account of any subscriber who is the subject of repeated takedown notices.

Filing Copyright Counterclaims

A subscriber who believes they are the wrongful subject of a copyright takedown notice may file a counter notification with Anventure by providing the following items in writing to the Designated Agent at the address below:

  1. The specific URLs of material that Anventure has removed or to which Anventure has disabled access.
  2. User's name, address, telephone number, and email address.
  3. A statement that User consents to the jurisdiction of Federal District Court for the judicial district in which your address is located (or Forsyth County, North Carolina if your address is outside of the United States), and that User will accept service of process from the person who provided notification under subsection (c)(1)(C) or an agent of such person.
  4. The following statement: "I swear, under penalty of perjury, that I have a good faith belief that the material was removed or disabled as a result of a mistake or misidentification of the material to be removed or disabled."
  5. User's signature.

  6. Upon receipt of a counterclaim, Anventure will forward it to the party who submitted the original copyright infringement claim. The original complainant will then have 10 days to notify us that he or she has filed legal action relating to the allegedly infringing material. If Anventure does not receive any such notification within 10 days, we may restore the material to the Site.

    Designated Agent

    Attn: Copyright Agent
    Anventure LLC
    1008 Woodland Pointe Dr.
    Kernersville, NC 27284
    Tel: +1 (336) 904-2636
    Email: dmca@anventure.com

    7. Third Party Websites

    Users of the Site may gain access from the Network to third party sites on the Internet through hypertext or other computer links on the Site. Third party sites are not within the supervision or control of Anventure. Unless explicitly otherwise provided, Anventure does not make any representation or warranty whatsoever about any third party site that is linked to the Site, or endorse the products or services offered on such site. Anventure disclaims: (a) all responsibility and liability for content on third party websites and (b) any representations or warranties as to the security of any information (including, without limitation, credit card and other personal information) You might be requested to give any third party, and You hereby irrevocably waive any claim against the Anventure with respect to such sites and third party content.

    8. Limitation of Liability

    In no event shall Anventure, its directors, officers, shareholders, employees, members, agents, consultants, contractors, partners, vendors and service providers (including, without limitation, hosting and telecommunications providers) be liable with respect to the Site or the Services for (a) any indirect, incidental, punitive, or consequential damages of any kind whatsoever; (b) damages for loss of use, profits, data, images, Subscriber Content or other intangibles; (c) damages for unauthorized use, non-performance of the Network, errors or omissions; or (d) damages related to downloading or posting Content. Anventure's collective liability under this agreement shall be limited to one hundred United States Dollars. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitations and exclusions may not apply to Subscriber.

    9. Termination

    Either party may terminate the Services at any time by notifying the other party by any means. Anventure may also terminate or suspend any and all Services and access to the Site immediately, without prior notice or liability, if Subscriber breaches any of the terms or conditions of this Agreement. Upon termination of Subscriber's account, Subscriber's right to use the Services, access the Site, and any Content will immediately cease. All provisions of this Agreement which by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, and limitations of liability. Termination of Your access to and use of the Site and the Services shall not relieve Subscriber of any obligations arising or accruing prior to such termination or limit any liability which Subscriber otherwise may have to Anventure, including without limitation any indemnification obligations contained herein.

    10. Privacy

    Please review our Privacy Policy, which governs the use of personal information on the Site and to which Subscriber agrees to be bound as a user of the Site.

    Last Updated November 15, 2015