Terms of Service

Last Updated: 2024 JUN 06

1. Acceptance of Terms Welcome to Sparklore! By accessing or using our learning management system (LMS), otherwise known as the application or app, you agree to be bound by these terms of service and all applicable laws and regulations.

2. Description of Service 

Sparklore is an innovative online platform designed to streamline education management. Our platform offers a suite of features including content management, user collaboration, progress monitoring, and a unique content contribution reward system.

At the heart of Sparklore is the goal to provide a comprehensive solution for homeschooling parents, guardians, and private tutors. We understand the unique challenges faced in a homeschooling environment, and our services are tailored to address these specific needs.

  1. Content Management: Our platform allows users to easily manage and organize educational content. From lesson plans to educational resources, Sparklore provides a centralized location for all your homeschooling needs.
  2. User Collaboration: Sparklore fosters a collaborative environment where users can share resources, exchange ideas, and learn from each other. This feature is designed to build a supportive community of homeschooling parents and tutors.
  3. Progress Monitoring: With Sparklore, you can track your child’s progress in real-time. Our platform provides intuitive tools for monitoring and assessing your child’s academic growth, helping you make informed decisions about their learning journey.
  4. Content Contribution Reward System: We believe in rewarding the efforts of our users. Our unique reward system provides incentives for users who contribute valuable content to the Sparklore community.
  5. Curriculum Management: Sparklore simplifies the process of curriculum management. Our platform provides tools for creating, editing, and aligning your curriculum to state or custom standards, making homeschooling less daunting and more efficient.
  6. Assessment: Sparklore offers a variety of assessment tools to help you gauge your child’s understanding and progress. From formative assessments to summative evaluations, our platform makes it easy to assess your child’s learning.
  7. Community Engagement: At Sparklore, we understand the importance of community in a homeschooling environment. Our platform provides opportunities for users to connect, engage, and support each other in their homeschooling journey.

By using Sparklore, you’re not just getting a platform, you’re joining a community dedicated to making homeschooling a rewarding and successful experience. Whether you’re a seasoned homeschooling parent or just starting out, Sparklore is here to support you every step of the way.

3. User Accounts To access certain features of the LMS, users must create an account. You agree to provide accurate, complete, and current information and to update this information, as necessary.

4. User Conduct 

Users of Sparklore are expected to use the platform responsibly and ethically. As a user, you agree to uphold the highest standards of conduct while using our services.

Prohibited Conduct

The following behaviors are strictly prohibited on Sparklore:

  1. Harassment: Users must not engage in any form of harassment, including but not limited to bullying, intimidation, or stalking of other users.

  2. Uploading Harmful Content: Users must not upload, share, or disseminate any content that is harmful, offensive, obscene, abusive, invasive of privacy, defamatory, hateful or otherwise discriminatory, false or misleading, or incites an illegal act. 

  3. Infringement of Intellectual Property: Users must not infringe upon the intellectual property rights of others, including copyrights, trademarks, patents, or other proprietary rights.

  4. Unauthorized Access: Users must not attempt to gain unauthorized access to other user accounts, or to the Sparklore system and network.

  5. Disruption of Service: Users must not engage in any activity that disrupts or interferes with the normal operation of Sparklore, including spreading viruses, worms, or other harmful software.

  6. Illegal Activities: Users must not use Sparklore for any illegal activities, including but not limited to fraud, trafficking in obscene material, drug dealing, gambling, harassment, stalking, spamming, spimming, sending of viruses or other harmful files, copyright infringement, patent infringement, or theft of trade secrets.

Violation of these rules may result in immediate termination of your Sparklore account and legal action, where applicable. We reserve the right to investigate and take appropriate legal action against anyone who, in our sole discretion, violates these terms, including without limitation, removing the offending content from the Sparklore platform and reporting such violations to the relevant legal authorities.

5. Intellectual Property 

All content provided on Sparklore, including but not limited to text, graphics, logos, images, video, audio, software, and all other forms of content, is the property of Bearberry LLC or its content suppliers. This content is protected by copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, and other intellectual property rights and laws.

No part of the content may be copied, reproduced, distributed, republished, downloaded, displayed, posted, or transmitted in any form or by any means, including but not limited to electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or other means, without the prior express written permission of Bearberry LLC or the copyright owner.

The Sparklore logo and all other trademarks, service marks, graphics, and logos used in connection with Sparklore are trademarks or registered trademarks of Bearberry LLC or Bearberry LLC's licensors. Other trademarks, service marks, graphics, and logos used in connection with the Sparklore platform may be the trademarks of other third parties. Your use of the Sparklore platform grants you no right or license to reproduce or otherwise use any Bearberry LLC or third-party trademarks.

By using Sparklore, you agree to respect all copyright and other legal notices, information, and restrictions contained in any content accessed through the site. Unauthorized use of the content may violate these laws and could result in criminal or civil penalties.

6. User-Generated Content 

Users of Sparklore may post or upload content, including but not limited to text, photos, videos, or other materials. By posting or uploading content to Sparklore, you represent and warrant that you have the legal right to do so and that such content complies with all applicable laws and regulations.

Furthermore, by posting or uploading content to Sparklore, you grant Bearberry LLC a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free, sublicensable, and transferable license to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display, and perform the content in connection with Sparklore and Bearberry LLC's business, including without limitation for promoting and redistributing part or all of the Sparklore platform (and derivative works thereof) in any media formats and through any media channels.

You also grant each user of the Sparklore platform a non-exclusive license to access your content through the platform, and to use, reproduce, distribute, display and perform such content as permitted through the functionality of the platform and under these terms of service, if content was posted for free.

You understand and agree that Bearberry LLC may retain, but not display, distribute, or perform, server copies of your content that have been removed or deleted. The above licenses granted by you are perpetual and irrevocable.

7. Privacy Policy 

Your use of Sparklore is also governed by our Privacy Policy, which is incorporated into these terms by reference. We are committed to respecting your privacy and the confidentiality of your personal information.

Our Privacy Policy outlines the types of personal information we collect, how we use this information, and the steps we take to secure your personal information. It also explains your rights regarding your personal information, including how you can access, update, or delete your data.

We encourage you to review our Privacy Policy to understand our practices regarding personal information. By using Sparklore, you consent to the collection, use, and sharing of your personal data as outlined in our Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with our Privacy Policy, please do not use Sparklore.

For more information, please visit our Privacy Policy [insert link here].

8. Limitation of Liability 

To the maximum extent permitted by law, Bearberry LLC and its affiliates, directors, officers, employees, agents, service providers, or licensors will not be liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special, consequential, or exemplary damages, including without limitation damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data, or other intangible losses, that arise from the use of, inability to use, or unavailability of Sparklore.

This limitation applies whether the alleged liability is based on contract, tort, negligence, strict liability, or any other basis, even if Beaberry LLC has been advised of the possibility of such damage. Because some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, Bearberry LLC's liability in such jurisdictions shall be limited to the extent permitted by law.

You specifically acknowledge that Bearberry LLC shall not be liable for user content or the defamatory, offensive, or illegal conduct of any third party and that the risk of harm or damage from the foregoing rests entirely with you. Your use of Sparklore is entirely at your own risk.

9. Modifications to Service 

Beaberry LLC reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify, suspend, or discontinue the Sparklore service, or any part thereof, at any time, for any reason, with or without notice to you. This includes the right to alter features, restrict access to parts of or all of the service, or make any other changes to the service that we deem necessary or useful to improve Sparklore, to comply with legal and regulatory requirements, or for other business reasons.

By using Sparklore, you agree that Beaberry LLC will not be liable to you or any third party for any modification, suspension, or discontinuance of the service or any part thereof. We encourage you to regularly check these terms of service for any changes or updates.

10. Changes to Terms 

Beaberry LLC reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify or replace these terms of service at any time. Any changes will be effective immediately upon posting to the site, and your continued use of Sparklore after any such changes are posted will constitute your acceptance of and agreement to such changes.

We encourage you to review these terms of service periodically for any changes. If you do not agree to the new terms, please stop using the Sparklore service. Your continued use of the Sparklore service following the posting of changes to these terms will indicate your acceptance of those changes.

11. Governing Law These terms are governed by the laws of Florida, United States of America.

12. Contact Information For any questions about these terms, please contact us at [Your Contact Information].

By using Sparklore, you agree to abide by these rules and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations. We appreciate your cooperation in maintaining a safe, respectful, and productive learning environment for all Sparklore users.