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Terms & Conditions

HRO Subscription Platform Terms of Use

The following terms and conditions (the “Terms of Use”) govern your access and use of the online high reliability organization (“HRO”) subscription platform (the “Platform”) hosted by Huron Consulting Group Inc. and its subsidiaries, specifically including without limitation The Studer Group, L.L.C. The terms “we,” “our,” “us,” and “Huron” refer to Huron Consulting Group Inc. and its subsidiaries. The term “you” refers to each individual user of this Platform and, if applicable to your use, your employer or organization. By accessing or using the Platform, you are acknowledging that you have read, understand, and agree, without limitation or qualification, to be bound by these Terms of Use and our Privacy Policy. If you disagree with these Terms of Use and our Privacy Policy (as amended from time to time) or are dissatisfied with this Platform, your only remedy is to discontinue using this Platform.

Privacy

Please review the Huron Privacy Policy, which also governs your visit to the Platform, so that you may understand our privacy practices. Our Privacy Policy may be found by accessing the following link: https://www.huronconsultinggroup.com/legal/privacy-policy.

Rights of Use Granted to Authorized Users

An organization or other third party (“Client”) has separately entered into a written subscription agreement with us (the “Contract”) that permitted Client to invite you and other authorized representatives of Client to access and use the Platform and all of its Content (as defined below) on Client’s behalf for Client’s internal, non-commercial use (each invitee granted access to the Platform, including you, is an “Authorized User”). It is within Client’s sole discretion to select which authorized users will access the Platform on its behalf, and to grant such authorized users the right to access and use the Platform, in each case subject to the terms and restrictions set forth in the Contract.

You will be required to create an account with a unique user name and password and to login into that account each time you wish to access the restricted areas of the Platform. You are responsible for treating your user account information as confidential and for any activity that takes place under your account. You must immediately notify Client and us if you discover any unauthorized use of your account.

These Terms of Use will remain effective until Client’s subscription for you expires or terminates, or your access to the Platform has otherwise been terminated by Client or us. In addition, these Terms of Use should be read in conjunction with the terms of the Contract that governs Client’s subscription to the Platform. If there is a direct conflict between these Terms of Use and the Contract, the Contract shall control. As between us and Client, you agree that it is solely Client’s responsibility to inform you and any other authorized users of Client of any relevant Client policies and practices that may impact your use of the Platform and compliance with the terms of the Contract. If you have any questions regarding the terms of the Contract, please consult with Client.

Scope and Accuracy of Information

In making this Platform available, no client, advisory, fiduciary or professional relationship is implicated or established and neither Huron nor any other person is, in connection with this Platform, engaged in rendering auditing, accounting, tax, legal, advisory, consulting or other professional services or advice. Neither this Platform nor any Content on or accessed through this Platform shall be considered a substitute for the independent investigations and the sound technical and business judgment of the user of this Platform and the user should consult with a professional advisor familiar with your particular factual situation for advice or service concerning specific matters.

Intellectual Property

Unless otherwise noted, Huron owns all content available on this Platform, including but not limited to the text, photographs, images, graphics, audio clips, videos, educational modules, handouts, webinars, presentation slide decks, and any compilation or arrangement thereof (the “Content”). All Content is protected by United States and international laws regarding copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets and other proprietary rights.

The trademarks, logos, and service marks displayed on the Platform (collectively, the “Trademarks”) are owned by Huron, in the United States or other countries, and are protected by United States and international trademark laws. All other Trademarks not owned by us that appear on the Platform are the property of their respective owners, who may or may not be affiliated with, connected to, or sponsored by Huron.

Limited License

As Client’s Authorized User, Huron grants you a limited non-exclusive, non-transferable, and revocable license to access, view, and make personal use of the Platform and its Content. Please note that you may not frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose the Platform or any portion thereof without our prior written consent.

The limited license set forth herein does not include the right to:(i) copy, modify or download, other than as expressly permitted, the Platform or its Content (except caching or as necessary to view the Content); (ii) make any use of the Platform or its Content other than for your personal informational purposes, and if applicable, for informational purposes for your employer or firm as described in the Contract; (iii) create any derivative work based upon either the Platform or its Content; or (iv) use any meta tags or any other “hidden text” utilizing the name or Trademarks of Huron without our express written consent.

Any unauthorized use by you of the Platform terminates the limited license set forth in this section without prejudice to any other remedy provided by applicable law.

Links to Other Websites

Links on this Platform, if any, may lead to websites maintained by individuals or organizations other than Huron. These links are for your convenience only and are not an endorsement by us, our affiliates or our partners of the referenced content, product, service or websites. We are not responsible for such websites or their content, and we make no representation or warranty regarding the accuracy, timeliness, suitability or any other aspect of the content located on such websites, and we do not monitor nor endorse such websites or content.

Representations and Warranties; Limitations of Liability

HURON CONSULTING GROUP AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION OUR RESPECTIVE DIRECTORS, PRINCIPALS, CORPORATE OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS AND REPRESENTATIVES, MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, ABOUT THE ACCURACY, TIMELINESS, SUITABILITY OR ANY OTHER ASPECT OF THIS PLATFORM OR ANY CONTENT ON OR ACCESSED THROUGH THIS PLATFORM FOR ANY PURPOSE, ALL OF WHICH IS PROVIDED “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXCEPT AS OTHERWISE PROVIDED IN THE CONTRACT. HURON CONSULTING GROUP AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND OBLIGATIONS WITH REGARD TO THE PLATFORM OR ANY CONTENT ON OR ACCESSED THROUGH THIS PLATFORM, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND OBLIGATIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT, UNLESS AND TO THE EXTENT SUCH REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES ARE NOT LEGALLY EXCLUDABLE OR ARE EXPRESSLY MADE IN THE CONTRACT. IN NO EVENT SHALL HURON CONSULTING GROUP AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES, ITS DIRECTORS, PRINCIPALS, CORPORATE OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS AND REPRESENTATIVES BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, CONSEQUENTIAL OR OTHER DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO LIABILITY FOR INTERRUPTION OF BUSINESS,LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS), WITHOUT REGARD TO THE FORM OF ANY ACTION, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER TORTIOUS ACTIONS, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THIS PLATFORM, ANY CONTENT ON OR ACCESSED THROUGH THIS PLATFORM, OR ANY COPYING, DISPLAY OR OTHER USE THEREOF.

Indemnification

To the maximum extent permitted by law, you agree to defend, indemnify, and hold Huron harmless for any loss, damages or costs, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, resulting from any third party claim, action, or demand resulting from your use of the Platform.

Disputes

With respect to any dispute regarding the Platform, your rights and obligations and all actions contemplated by these Terms of Use shall be governed by the laws of the state of Illinois, as if the Terms of Use were a contract wholly entered into and wholly performed within Illinois. Any dispute relating in any way to your visit to the Platform shall be submitted to confidential arbitration before a single arbitrator in Chicago, Illinois, except that, to the extent you have in any manner violated or threatened to violate our intellectual property rights, we may seek injunctive or other appropriate relief in Illinois, and you consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in such courts. Arbitration under this agreement shall be administered by the American Arbitration Association and governed by AAA’s then prevailing rules. The arbitrator’s award shall be binding and may be entered as a judgment in any court of competent jurisdiction. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, no arbitration under this Agreement shall be joined to an arbitration involving any other party subject to this Agreement, whether through class arbitration proceedings or otherwise.

Copyright Complaints

Huron respects the intellectual property of others. If you believe that your work has been copied on the Platform in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please click here contact@huronconsultinggroup.com to notify us of claimed infringement.

General

This Platform and its Content are made available to you as an Authorized User of Client for Client’s internal, non-commercial uses only. You are responsible for compliance with all applicable laws and regulations.

You acknowledge and agree that these Terms of Use, together with the Contract and our Privacy Policy, constitute the complete and exclusive agreement between us concerning your use of the Platform, and supersede and govern all prior proposals, agreements, or other communications.

Huron reserves the right, in our sole discretion, to change these Terms of Use at any time by posting the changes on the Platform. Any changes are effective immediately upon posting to the Platform. Your continued use of the Platform constitutes your agreement to all such terms and conditions.

In the event that any provision of these Terms of Use shall be unenforceable or invalid under any applicable law or be so held by any applicable court decision, such unenforceability or invalidity shall not render these Terms of Use unenforceable or invalid as a whole. Huron will amend or replace such provision with one that is valid and enforceable and which achieves, to the extent possible, our original objectives and intent as reflected in the original provision.

If you have any questions regarding these Terms of Use, please contact us by e-mail at contact@huronconsultinggroup.com.

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Effective as of June 1, 2018