Terms of Use2018-08-11T21:08:21+00:00

LCS Terms and Conditions of Use

The League of Christian Schools (“LCS,” “we” or “us”), including subsidiaries “International League of Christian Schools” and “Florida League of Christian Schools” last amended these Terms of Use on August 11, 2018.

Acceptance of Terms

Welcome to the LCS web site, located at www.LCS.Education (Our Site). These Terms of Use govern your use of Our Site. By visiting or using Our Site, you agree to be legally bound by and comply with these rules. If you do not agree to these Terms, you are not authorized to use Our Site/ These Terms do not apply to: (1) web sites operated by individual LCS members; (2) web sites operated by third-party LCS affiliates; (3) our advertisers’ web sites; or (4) any third-party web sites referred to on Our Site.

Please check these Terms regularly because we may modify them from time to time by posting the modified Terms on this page, or if we determine that it is appropriate, we may post a notice of the change on our home page. Your continued use of Our Site after we have posted amended Terms indicates that you agree to the amended Terms. If you have questions about these Terms, please feel free to contact us by sending an email to webmaster@LCS.Education.

What Information Does LCS Collect and How Is It Used?  
We collect information and data from various sources such as: a) our Internet server logs; b) our use of cookies and other automatic information; c) information provided to LCS by our Web site’s users; and d) e-mail information.

When you visit our Web site, we may gather information intended to assist us in improving the operation of the site and evaluating its usage. Information collected from our logs might include your IP address, the type of browser or computer you use, links clicked on during your visit, state or country of user, date and time of visit, name of your Internet service provider, web page your visit originated from, and information viewed during your visit. Other information collected may include the total number of visits to our Web site and the number and frequency of visitors to each area of our Web site.

The information collected may be used individually or in aggregate form and for a variety of purposes including but not limited to, system maintenance, tracking customer tendencies, preferences or usage patterns to assist in the improvement of the Internet experience, as well as, products and services provided by LCS. The non-personal statistical or demographic information collected may be aggregated and shared with third parties for marketing or research purposes.

Our Web site may use cookies to track information and provide a better Web site experience to our users. Cookies enable us to monitor your preferences, login and other information, thereby allowing LCS to improve the individualized experience of the user. You can reject cookies by changing the settings in your browser. However, disabling cookies on your browser may reduce the function of some of our Web site’s features.

You may be required to register to purchase products or services, receive personalized web content, and participate in surveys or opinion polls. If you purchase a product or service at our site, we may ask for your credit card number or other account number you wish to have charged for the products or services. LCS does not give out your credit card or other account information to third parties unless you authorize us to do so or if it is necessary to fulfill our responsibilities, including, but not limited to, delivering a product or service you order. Any financial information we receive is handled in a secure manner and used only to arrange for payment of the products and services you purchased. If you use a credit card for your purchase, we may forward any and all required information to your credit card provider to process your purchase. LCS does not store or maintain credit card numbers on its database.

We strive to protect your credit card information during transmission by using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software and/or contracting with service providers who use SSL or comparable software, which encrypts sensitive information. When transmitting your credit card information, we comply with Fair and Accurate Credit Transaction Act (FACTA) requirements as well as Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards.

We restrict access to your information to authorized personnel only. Said personnel are limited in their access and use to what is necessary for the performance of their duties and maintenance of our Web site. Any employees found to be in violation of our Privacy Policy are subject to disciplinary action, including termination.

Intellectual Property

Copyright

All content on Our Site is owned by LCS or a third party and is protected by United States and international copyright laws. You may copy and distribute only a small portion of a copyrighted LCS work contained on Our Site and solely for personal use or research in connection with non-commercial activities. If you download or print text files, images, or any other content from Our Site, you must include all trademark, copyright and other proprietary rights notices in the same form in which the notices appear on Our Site. You may not modify or alter the proprietary notices in any way. Unless otherwise indicated, you may not alter or modify any of the content that you print or download from Our Site. You may not use any content from Our Site in a manner that attributes a false or misleading statement to LCS or any third parties.

You may not print or electronically reproduce any content from Our Site for bulk or commercial uses without first obtaining LCS permission. To request copyright permissions, please contact LCS at Webmaster@LCS.Education. LCS member schools may print or electronically reproduce content from Our Site for distribution among school employees, staff, board members, committees or other staff related to the school unless otherwise provided as w benefit of membership.

Except for the foregoing, you may not copy, distribute, publicly display, publicly perform, modify or create derivative works of or in any way exploit or use materials on Our Site (or any computer programs and other coding) without LCS’s express prior written permission in each case.

Notice and Procedure for Making Claims of Copyright Infringement

We intend that all material posted on Our Site respect the copyright and other proprietary rights of third parties. However, we cannot monitor the copyright ownership of all material posted on Our Site. If you believe that any material posted on Our Site infringes your copyright, then you may request the removal of those materials from Our Site in accordance with the Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. § 512(c)(3), and the procedures described below.

A notice of infringing material that complies with the Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. § 512(c)(3) (“Notice”) must be sent to the agent below:

Executive Director
League of Christian Schools
PO Box 24687
Lakeland, FL 33802

Or

webmaster@LCS.Education

To comply with the Copyright Act, your Notice must be in writing and must include the following:

  1. A physical or electronic signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;
  2. Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works;
  3. Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material;
  4. Information reasonably sufficient to permit us to contact you, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail address at which you may be contacted;
  5. A statement that you have a good-faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
  6. A statement that the information in the notification is accurate and made under penalty of perjury, and that you are the owner, or authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

When we receive a Notice that complies with the Copyright Act, we will remove the identified material immediately. We will promptly take reasonable steps to inform the user who posted the allegedly infringing material (the “alleged infringer”) of the Notice and subsequent removal. The alleged infringer may then provide us with a counter-notice (“Counter-Notice) that the initial infringement notice was erroneous. Such Counter-Notice must be in writing and must include:

  1. A physical or electronic signature of the alleged infringer;
  2. Identification of the material removed or to which access has been disabled and the location at which the material appeared before it was removed or access to it was disabled;
  3. A statement under penalty of perjury that the alleged infringer has a good faith belief that the material was removed or access to it disabled as a result of error;
  4. The alleged infringer’s name, address, and telephone number; and
  5. A statement of consent to jurisdiction in federal district court and that the alleged infringer consents to service of process from the complaining party or its agent.

Upon receipt of a Counter-Notice, we will notify you of the Counter-Notice and restore the material within 10 to 14 business days of receipt of the Counter-Notice, unless you inform us that you have filed an action seeking a court order to restrain the allegedly infringing party from engaging in infringing activity relating to the material on Our Site.

Trademark

LCS, the LCS logo and other LCS indicia of source used on Our Site are owned by LCS (“LCS Trademarks”).
ILCS, the ILCS logo and other ILCS indicia of source used on Our Site are owned by LCS (“ILCS Trademarks”).
FLOCS, the FLOCS logo and other FLOCS indicia of source used on Our Site are owned by LCS (“FLOCS Trademarks”).

Trademarks may be used only for official LCS business. You may not use the LCS Trademarks in connection with any products or services that do not belong to us, or in any manner likely to cause confusion about the source of any product or service, that implies that LCS endorses any third-party product or service, or that disparages or discredits LCS. You may not register any domain names containing any LCS, ILCS, FLOCS Trademarks without LCS’s prior written consent in each case.

If you are an official LCS member, sponsor, or other group, visit the member portal, Media Kit for information regarding appropriate Trademark use. For third-party inquiries or legal questions about the LCS Trademarks, please contact LCS at 800-961-9645.

Disclaimers of Warranties

OUR WEB SITE AND ALL CONTENT FOUND WITHIN ARE PROVIDED TO THE USER “AS IS” AND EXCLUDES AND RELEASES TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMISSIBLE UNDER THE APPLICABLE LAW ANY AND ALL WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, QUALITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. THE USER OR PURCHASER ASSUMES THE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR OR CORRECTION DUE TO USER’S VISIT TO OUR WEB SITE.

Except as specifically affirmed by law or LCS policy, neither LCS nor its trustees, employees, officers, vendors, consultants, affiliates or other representatives or agents shall be liable for damages of any kind, including but not limited to, lost profit, direct and indirect damages, compensatory, consequential, exemplary, special, incidental and/or punitive damages arising out of your use or inability to use our Web site. This waiver shall apply to the fullest extent of the law. Your use of the Web site indicates your agreement to be bound by this policy and all of its provisions.

The LCS Web site may contain links to other Web sites. It is our hope that any sites that are accessible through our site maintain the same high expectation of user privacy. However, LCS does not control or operate these other Web sites and is not responsible for the content or policies of said sites. We encourage you to review the Privacy Policy and Terms and Conditions of Use for any site that you visit.

Termination

We reserve the right to deny you access to Our Site and to terminate these Terms at any time without notice for any reason, including your violation of these Terms.

Questions

Please email us at Webmaster@LCS.Education with any questions you may have about these Terms, including our Privacy and Security Statement.