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Section 0. General Legal Disclaimer
  1. Legal Disclaimer
    • By using or accessing this website you are accepting all the terms of this Legal Disclaimer, User Agreement, Payment Agreement and Privacy Agreement. If you do not agree with anything in the above statement you should not use or access this website.
    • As a condition of your use of this Web site, you warrant to that you will not use this Web site for any purpose that is unlawful or that is prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices.
    • In accordance with UCC § 2-316, this product is provided with "no warranties, either express or implied." The information contained is provided "as-is", with "no guarantee of merchantability."
    • In addition, this is a teaching website that does not condone malicious behavior of any kind.
    • You are on notice, that continuing and/or using this lab outside your "own" test environment is considered malicious and is against the law.
    • © 2015 No content replication of any kind is allowed without express written permission.


Section 1. Introduction
  1. Introduction
    • Computer Security Student, LLC is an educational website that bridges the gap between Cyber Security theory and hands-on experience.

  2. Purpose
    • Our mission is to help educate future Cyber Security Professionals by providing actual hands on lessons.  In addition to our lessons, we also offer a membership where student have the opportunity to earn a training certificate in Hac-King-Do (HKD), which is a Cyber Security Martial Arts Framework.  The membership also allows students to submit help tickets for any step in the lesson in which they are having an issue.
    • Our services are designed to provide future Cyber Security Professionals with the ability to enable their technical education and understanding of various attack vectors, thereby increasing their defensive posture.


Section 2. Eligibility
  1. Eligibility
    • You must be at least 18 years of age to access and use this Service.


Section 3. Warranties and Liability
  1. Warranties and Liability
    • While every effort is made to ensure that the content of this website is accurate, the website is provided on an “as is” basis and Computer Security Student, LLC makes no representations or warranties in relation to the accuracy or completeness of the information found on it. While the content of this site is provided in good faith, we do not warrant that the information will be kept up to date, be true, accurate and not misleading, or that this site will always (or forever) be available for use.

    • We do not warrant that the servers that make this website available will be error, virus or bug free and you accept that it is your responsibility to make adequate provisions for protection against such threats. We recommend virus scanning any files before downloading.

    • Nothing on this website should be taken to constitute professional advice or a formal recommendation and Computer Security Student, LLC hereby excludes all representations and warranties whatsoever (whether implied by law or otherwise) relating to the content and use of this site.

    • In no event will Computer Security Student, LLC be liable for any incidental, indirect, consequential, punitive or special damages of any kind, or any other damages whatsoever, including, without limitation, those resulting from loss of profit, loss of contracts, loss of reputation, goodwill, data, information, income, anticipated savings or business relationships, whether or not Computer Security Student, LLC has been advised of the possibility of such damage, arising out of or in connection with the use of this website or any linked websites.

  2. Exceptions
    • Nothing in this disclaimer notice shall serve to limit or exclude any liability for death, personal injury or property damage arising from Computer Security Student, LLC negligence or for anything else which it would not be lawful for Computer Security Student, LLC to exclude.


Section 4. Use of this Website
  1. Use of this Website
    • By using this website you agree to the exclusions and limitations of liability stated above and accept them as reasonable. Do not use this website if you do not agree that they are reasonable.

    • If any of the content of this disclaimer notice is found to be illegal, invalid or unenforceable under the applicable law, that will have no bearing on the enforceability of the rest of the disclaimer notice and the illegal, invalid or unenforceable part shall be amended to the minimum extent necessary to make it legal, valid and enforceable.

    • All material on this website, including text and images, is protected by copyright law and such copyright is owned by Computer Security Student, LLC unless credited otherwise. It may not be copied, reproduced, republished, downloaded, posted, distributed, broadcast or transmitted in any way without the copyright owner’s consent.

    • No part of this site may be distributed or copied for any commercial purpose or financial gain.

    • All intellectual property rights in relation to this website are reserved and owned by Computer Security Student, LLC.


Section 5. Links to Other Websites and Products
  1. Links to Other websites and Products
    • Links to other websites are provided for the convenience of users only and Computer Security Student, LLC accepts no liability or responsibility for their content.

    • We are unable to provide any warranty regarding the accuracy or completeness or legitimacy of the content of such sites, or the reliability, quality or effectiveness of any products provided through external websites.

    • A link to an external site does not imply an endorsement of the views, information or products provided or held by such websites


Section 6. Dispute Resolution
  1. Law and Jurisdiction
    • You agree that the laws of the State of Texas, U.S.A., excluding its conflict of laws rules, shall exclusively govern any dispute relating to this Agreement and/or the Services. We both agree that all of these claims can only be litigated in the federal or state courts of Harris County, Texas, USA, and we each agree to personal jurisdiction in those courts.


Section 7. Variations
  1. Variations
    • We reserve the right to revise and amend this disclaimer notice from time to time and any revised version will be deemed to be applicable from the first date of publication on this website.


Section 8. “DO's” and “DON’Ts.”
  1. Do's. You agree that you will:
    • Comply with all applicable laws, including, without limitation, privacy laws, intellectual property laws, anti-spam laws, export control laws, tax laws, and regulatory requirements;
    • Provide accurate information to us and keep it updated;
    • Use your real name and email address on your profile;
    • Use the Services in a professional manner.

  2. Don'ts. You agree that you will not:
    • You will not attempt to hack or crack into the Computer Security Student website.
    • You will not upload viruses, worms, rootkits or other malicious code.
    • You will not attempt any injection method on the web server, web site or database.
    • You will not attempt a brute force password attack on the web server, web site or database.
    • You will not attempt a denial of service attack on the web server, web site or database.
    • You will not do anything that could disable, overburden, or impair the proper working or appearance of the Computer Security Student website, such as a denial of service attack or interference with page rendering or other the Computer Security Student website functionality.
    • You will not post unauthorized commercial communications (such as spam)
    • You will not collect site content or information, or otherwise access the Computer Security Student website, using automated means (such as harvesting bots, robots, spiders, or scrapers).
    • You will not solicit login information or access an account belonging to someone else.
    • You will not bully, intimidate, or harass any user.
    • You will not post content that: is hate speech, threatening, or pornographic; incites violence; or contains nudity or graphic or gratuitous violence.
    • You will not use the Computer Security Student website to do anything unlawful, misleading, malicious, or discriminatory.
    • You will not facilitate or encourage any violations of this Statement or our policies.
    • You will only work on the Computer Security Student lessons in your own personal lab environment.

  3. Termination
    • In the event that you are caught doing any of the above "Don'ts", your IP Address will be permanently blocked from the Computer Security Student website.
    • If your IP Address can be associated with your account, your account will be terminated without a refund and you are subject to be persecuted to the full exists of the law. (Note, login metrics are collected during the duration of the user's session).

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