TERMS OF USE

Effective: January 1, 2020.

Thank you to Brighter Bee Academy!

Brighter Bee Academy is an after-school program located in Jersey City, NJ, serving children ages 2 to 10-years-old. These Terms govern your use of courses, activities and the other products, features, services we offer ("Services"), except where we expressly state that separate terms (and not these) apply. If you have any questions, please contact us.

Joining Brighter Bee Community

Our Potential Customers

When you register for our courses, and subsequently when you use certain features, you must provide us with accurate and complete information, and you agree to update your information to keep it accurate and complete.

Our License to You

Subject to these Terms and our policies (including the Acceptable Use Policy, Honor Code, and course-specific eligibility requirements, and other terms), we grant you a limited, personal, non-exclusive, non-transferable, and revocable license to use our Services. You may download content from our Services only for your personal, non-commercial use, unless you obtain Brighter Bee Academy's written permission to otherwise use the content. Using our Services does not give you ownership of any intellectual property rights in our Services or the content you access.

The Contents and Services We Provide 

Provide high-quality and consistent courses across the Brighter Bee Academy

Brighter Bee Academy offers a variety of courses so as to graduate students who are accomplished in the academic skills one would expect. In general, we assign courses into four parts, Language, Math & Logic, Music and Art. Though different methods are applied for every subject, the core teaching philosophy is uniform, focusing on the true essence of education.

Provide Diversified Extracurricular Activities

​To establish active and dynamic Brighter Bee community, we are willing to design and organize a variety of extracurricular activities, such as concert, movie time, and open house et al.

Provide Seamless Connection Among Parents, Teachers, And School Admins

We further devote to form an efficient communication system for members in Brighter Bee community so that parents can easily track their children's study progress, physical and mental health.

General Terms 

Revisions to the Terms

We reserve the right to revise the Terms at our sole discretion at any time. Any revisions to the Terms will be effective immediately upon posting by us. For any material changes to the Terms, we will take reasonable steps to notify you of such changes, via a banner on the website, email notification, another method, or combination of methods. In all cases, your continued use of the Services after publication of such changes, with or without notification, constitutes binding acceptance of the revised Terms.

Severability; Waiver

​If it turns out that a particular provision of these Terms is not enforceable, this will not affect any other terms. If you do not comply with these Terms, and we do not take immediate action, this does not indicate that we relinquish any rights that we may have (such as taking action in the future).

Content Providers

Brighter Bee Academy's Content Providers, and integrated services providers are third part beneficiaries of the Terms and may enforce those provisions of the Terms that relate to them.

HONOR CODE

Effective: January 1, 2020.

All students participating in the class must agree to abide by the following code:

  1. My answers to homework, quizzes, exams, projects, and other assignments will be my own work (except for assignments that explicitly permit collaboration).

  2. I will not make solutions to homework, quizzes, exams, projects, and other assignments available to anyone else (except to the extent an assignment explicitly permits sharing solutions). This includes both solutions written by me, as well as any solutions provided by the course staff or others.

  3. I will not engage in any other activities that will dishonestly improve my results or dishonestly improve or hurt the results of others.

ENROLLMENT AGREEMENT

Effective: January 1, 2020.

All students participating in the class must agree to abide by the following enrollment agreement:

  1. Brighter Bee Academy reserve the right to take and utilize photographs, videos, or any type of recordings of participating children and their parents, caregivers, or anyone accompanying them to Brighter Bee Academy while engaged in our classes or associated activities. I  consent to Brighter Bee Academy's use of the photographs, videos, or recordings of my child, me, or the guardian I have designated for advertising, promotional, or related purposes, and waive all rights to compensation and other rights which may arise as a result. I understand and agree that the contact information I have provided herein will be added to the distribution list for Brighter Bee Academy and shared with partner and affiliate programs.

  2. I agree to supervise or designate a responsible adult to supervise my child prior to and immediately after his/her Brighter Bee Academy activities. I understand and agree that in case of allergic reaction, I am the first person responsible for attending to and treating my child. I understand and agree that Brighter Bee Academy teachers and staff are not permitted to change diapers or assist my child with other bathroom duties and that those requirements must be met by myself or my designated caregiver.

  3. All administrative questions must be referred to the office, not to the teachers. Your questions or comments are always welcome. Feel free to contact us via email at any time.

SMS MARKETING

Effective: September 22, 2022

  1. By signing up via text, you agree to receive recurring automated promotional and personalized marketing text messages from Brighter Bee Academy at the cell number used when signing up.​

  2. Brighter Bee Academy (hereinafter, “We,” “Us,” “Our”) is offering a mobile messaging program (the “Program”), which you agree to use and participate in subject to these Mobile Messaging Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy (the “Agreement”).  By opting in to or participating in any of our Programs, you accept and agree to these terms and conditions, including, without limitation, your agreement to resolve any disputes with us through binding, individual-only arbitration, as detailed in the “Dispute Resolution” section below.  This Agreement is limited to the Program and is not intended to modify other Terms and Conditions or Privacy Policy that may govern the relationship between you and Us in other contexts. 

  3. User Opt-In: The Program allows Users to receive SMS/MMS mobile messages by affirmatively opting into the Program, such as through online or application-based enrollment forms. Regardless of the opt-in method, you utilized to join the Program, you agree that this Agreement applies to your participation in the Program.  By participating in the Program, you agree to receive autodialed or prerecorded marketing mobile messages at the phone number associated with your opt-in, and you understand that consent is not required to make any purchase from Us.  While you consent to receive messages sent using an autodialer, the foregoing shall not be interpreted to suggest or imply that any or all of Our mobile messages are sent using an automatic telephone dialling system (“ATDS” or “autodialer”).  Message and data rates may apply.  

  4. User Opt-Out:  If you do not wish to continue participating in the Program or no longer agree to this Agreement, you agree to reply STOP, END, CANCEL, UNSUBSCRIBE, or QUIT to any mobile message from Us in order to opt-out of the Program.  You may receive an additional mobile message confirming your decision to opt-out. You understand and agree that the foregoing options are the only reasonable methods of opting out.  You also understand and agree that any other method of opting out, including, but not limited to, texting words other than those set forth above or verbally requesting one of our employees to remove you from our list, is not a reasonable means of opting out. 

  5. Duty to Notify and Indemnify:  If at any time you intend to stop using the mobile telephone number that has been used to subscribe to the Program, including cancelling your service plan or selling or transferring the phone number to another party, you agree that you will complete the User Opt Out process set forth above prior to ending your use of the mobile telephone number.  You understand and agree that your agreement to do so is a material part of these terms and conditions.  You further agree that, if you discontinue the use of your mobile telephone number without notifying Us of such change, you agree that you will be responsible for all costs (including attorneys’ fees) and liabilities incurred by Us, or any party that assists in the delivery of the mobile messages, as a result of claims brought by individual(s) who are later assigned that mobile telephone number.  This duty and agreement shall survive any cancellation or termination of your agreement to participate in any of our Programs. 

  6. YOU AGREE THAT YOU SHALL INDEMNIFY, DEFEND, AND HOLD US HARMLESS FROM ANY CLAIM OR LIABILITY RESULTING FROM YOUR FAILURE TO NOTIFY US OF A CHANGE IN THE INFORMATION YOU HAVE PROVIDED, INCLUDING ANY CLAIM OR LIABILITY UNDER THE TELEPHONE CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT, 47 U.S.C. § 227, et seq., OR SIMILAR STATE AND FEDERAL LAWS, AND ANY REGULATIONS PROMULGATED THEREUNDER RESULTING FROM US ATTEMPTING TO CONTACT YOU AT THE MOBILE TELEPHONE NUMBER YOU PROVIDED. 

  7. Program Description: Without limiting the scope of the Program, users that opt into the Program can expect to receive messages concerning the marketing and sale of Brighter Bee Academy services.

  8. Cost and Frequency: Message and data rates may apply. The Program involves recurring mobile messages, and additional mobile messages may be sent periodically based on your interaction with Us. 

  9. Support Instructions: For support regarding the Program, text “HELP” to the number you received messages from or email us at info@brighterbeeacad.com.  Please note that the use of this email address is not an acceptable method of opting out of the program.  Opt-outs must be submitted in accordance with the procedures set forth above. 

  10. MMS Disclosure: The Program will send SMS TMs (terminating messages) if your mobile device does not support MMS messaging. 

  11. Our Disclaimer of Warranty: The Program is offered on an "as-is" basis and may not be available in all areas at all times and may not continue to work in the event of product, software, coverage or other changes made by your wireless carrier. We will not be liable for any delays or failures in the receipt of any mobile messages connected with this Program. Delivery of mobile messages is subject to effective transmission from your wireless service provider/network operator and is outside of Our control. We are not liable for delayed or undelivered mobile messages. 

  12. Participant Requirements:  You must have a wireless device of your own, capable of two-way messaging, be using a participating wireless carrier, and be a wireless service subscriber with text messaging service. Not all cellular phone providers carry the necessary service to participate. Check your phone capabilities for specific text messaging instructions. 

  13. Prohibited Content:  You acknowledge and agree to not send any prohibited content over the Platform.  Prohibited content includes

  • Any fraudulent, libellous, defamatory, scandalous, threatening, harassing, or stalking activity; 

  • Objectionable content, including profanity, obscenity, lasciviousness, violence, bigotry, hatred, and discrimination on the basis of race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, or age; 

  •    Pirated computer programs, viruses, worms, Trojan horses, or other harmful code; 

  •   Any product, service, or promotion that is unlawful where such product, service, or promotion thereof is received; 

  •    Any content that implicates and/or references personal health information that is protected by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (“HIPAA”) or the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (“HITEC” Act); and 

  •   Any other content that is prohibited by Applicable Law in the jurisdiction from which the message is sent.