Published 26 June 2023
Term of use
The StepUp website (the Site) is offered to you conditioned on your acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions, and notices contained herein (the Terms). Your use of our tools, services, and functions (collectively, “our site”) constitutes your agreement to all such Terms. Please read these terms carefully, and keep a copy of them for your reference. Some transactions between a purchaser of any service or product that we offer may be subject to additional terms and conditions. StepUp is an educational and spiritually oriented Site that facilitates a user’s desire to study the Noble Qur’an in the Arabic language. Users may, through subscription, access various videos, text and other educational tools by which to conduct their studies. Please note that we may post written guidelines, policies and rules on our Site, and collectively, we refer to these as “StepUp Policies.” You must agree to adhere to all StepUp Policies in order to use our website’s tools, functions, and services to become and remain a subscription member of our site or to use any tool, service or function we provide to non-subscribing visitors. All our Policies are incorporated into these Terms as if fully set forth herein. By registering as a member of our site, and or by using any of our tools, services and functions as a visitor, you agree to refrain from any behavior that may disrupt our services or cause assets/webress to our user group. Our tools, functions and services are to be accessed and or used only with proper respect for the Islamic religion, culture and its devotees.
About Creating an Account
sign up for a StepUp account, you need to be 18 or over. You’re responsible for your account and all the activity on it. You can browse StepUp without registering for an account. But to use some of StepUp’s functions, you’ll need to register, choose a username, and set a password. When you do that, the information you give us has to be accurate and complete. Don’t impersonate anyone else or choose names that are offensive or that violate anyone’s rights. If you don’t follow these rules, we may cancel your account. You’re responsible for all the activity on your account, and for keeping your password confidential. If you find out that someone’s used your account without your permission, you should report it to info@StepUp.com. To sign up for an account, you need to be at least 18 years old, or old enough to form a binding contract where you live. If necessary, we may ask you for proof of age.
Your use of the StepUp membership mandatory tools, functions and services is subject to the payment of certain fees. Our current Fee Schedule is posted on our website. All fees are subject to change. Additional fees may be added at our sole discretion, particularly when we add new services, but we reserve the right to modify our fee structure in any manner without any prior notice to you. Fees shall be charged on a monthly or annual basis and are automatically recurring. You may cancel your paid membership at any time. Upon termination of your paid membership, you will no longer be able to access paid membership tools, services and functions.
Visiting our site or sending emails to StepUp constitutes electronic communications. You consent to receive electronic communications and you agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically, via email and on the Site, satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.
If you use this site, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password and for restricting access to your computer, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password. You may not assign or otherwise transfer your account to any other person or entity. You acknowledge that StepUp is not responsible for third party access to your account that results from theft or misappropriation of your account. StepUp and its associates reserve the right to refuse or cancel service, terminate accounts, or remove or edit content in our sole discretion. If you are under 18, you may use our site only with permission of a parent or guardian. We do not promise that our site, or any of our products, services, tools or functions will be available 24/7 hours a day. Sometimes our site or functions may be unavailable due to scheduled or unscheduled repairs or other issues that may be outside of our control. You agree to waive any losses that you incur due to any such service outage. You’re responsible for the stuff you post. All information submitted to the Site, whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, is the sole responsibility of the person from whom that content originated.
Links to third party sites/Third party services
Our site may contain links to other websites (‘Linked Sites’). The Linked Sites are not under the control of StepUp and StepUp is not responsible for the contents of any Linked Site, including without limitation any link contained in a Linked Site, or any changes or updates to a Linked Site. StepUp is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by StepUp of the site or any association with its operators.
Your membership requires you to submit your valid email address as well as your valid physical address, as well as your true and correct name. You will be solely responsible for maintaining the security of your user ID and password. Should you decide to purchase a paid membership, you must be legally eligible to enter into a binding contract, be of at least 18 years of age, submit only true, complete and accurate personally identifiable information to us, keep such information updated and maintain the accuracy of such information. Your use of our site must not violate the law in any jurisdiction. We may, at our sole discretion, limit some areas of the site, as well as certain designated tools, services and functions, to members and maintain them as “off limits” to members of the general public. Your membership is your express agreement that you agree to receive site related email from us from time to time that will contain information and offers from third parties. You will be provided an opt-out function regarding such email communications. Note that we must always have the ability to email you regarding standard business issues regarding the administration of our site and business, and you may not opt-out of such non-marketing related business email communications. Memberships are not transferrable and may not be sold, exchanged, transferred or given away.
No unlawful or prohibited use/Intellectual Property
You agree that you will not use the StepUp content accessed through or via any country or in any manner prohibited by any applicable laws, restrictions or regulations.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless StepUp, its officers, directors, employees, agents and third parties, for any losses, costs, liabilities and expenses (including reasonable attorney’s fees) relating to or arising out of your use of or inability to use the Site or services, any user postings made by you, your violation of any terms of this Agreement or your violation of any rights of a third party, or your violation of any applicable laws, rules or regulations. StepUp reserves the right, at its own cost, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will fully cooperate with StepUp in asserting any available defenses.
In the event the parties are not able to resolve any dispute between them arising out of or concerning these Terms and Conditions, or any provisions hereof, whether in contract, tort, or otherwise at law or in equity for damages or any other relief, then such dispute shall be resolved only by final and binding arbitration. The arbitrators award shall be final, and judgment may be entered upon it in any court having jurisdiction. In the event that any legal or equitable action, proceeding or arbitration arises out of or concerns these Terms and Conditions, the prevailing party shall be entitled to recover its costs and reasonable attorney’s fees. The parties agree to arbitrate all disputes and claims in regards to these Terms and Conditions or any disputes arising as a result of these Terms and Conditions, whether directly or indirectly, including Tort claims that are a result of these Terms and Conditions. The entire dispute, including the scope and enforceability of this arbitration provision shall be determined by the Arbitrator. This arbitration provision shall survive the termination of these Terms and Conditions. Arbitration shall be conducted in Texas.
Class Action Waiver
Any arbitration under these Terms and Conditions will take place on an individual basis; class arbitrations and class/representative/collective actions are not permitted. THE PARTIES AGREE THAT A PARTY MAY BRING CLAIMS AGAINST THE OTHER ONLY IN EACH’S INDIVIDUAL CAPACITY, AND NOT AS A PLAINTIFF OR CLASS MEMBER IN ANY PUTATIVE CLASS, COLLECTIVE AND/ OR REPRESENTATIVE PROCEEDING, SUCH AS IN THE FORM OF A PRIVATE ATTORNEY GENERAL ACTION AGAINST THE OTHER. Further, unless both you and Employer agree otherwise, the arbitrator may not consolidate more than one person’s claims, and may not otherwise preside over any form of a representative or class proceeding.
StepUp reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to the Site and the related services or any portion thereof at any time, without notice. To the maximum extent permitted by law, the laws of Texas govern this agreement and you here by consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts in Texas in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of the Site. Use of the Site is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these Terms, including, without limitation, this section. You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and StepUp as a result of this agreement or use of the Site. StepUp’s performance of this agreement is subject to existing laws and legal process, and nothing contained in this agreement is in derogation of StepUp’s right to comply with governmental, court and law enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of the Site or information provided to or gathered by StepUp with respect to such use. If any part of this agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including,but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the agreement shall continue in effect. Unless otherwise specified herein, this agreementconstitutes the entire agreement between the user and StepUp with respect to the Site and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written,between the user and StepUp with respect to the Site. A printed version of this agreement and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this agreement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form. It is the express wish to the parties that this agreement and all related documents be written in English.
Changes to Terms
StepUp reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to change the Terms under which our site is offered. The most current version of the Terms will supersede all previous versions. StepUp encourages you to periodically review the Terms to stay informed of our updates. Your usage of the site post any published change in these Terms is your express agreement with StepUp that you will be bound by each term and condition of the modified Terms.
Rules of Conduct
Definition: “intellectual property” means any material that is copyright protected under US law or the law of any nation, as well as any trademark, trade dress, produce, service, text, software, video, graphic or sound file. You agree that you will not and you will not assist or permit any third party to:
– copy, store, reproduce, transmit, modify, alter, reverse-engineer, emulate, de-compile, or disassemble our intellectual property in any way, or create derivative works
– use our intellectual property or any part of them to create any tool or software product that can be used to create software applications of any nature whatsoever;
– rent, lease, loan, make available to the public, sell or assets/webribute our intellectual property in whole or in part;
– tamper with our site, or functions, tools or services or circumvent any technology that we employ to protect any content accessible through the subscription Service;
– circumvent any territorial restrictions applied to the our products or services or • use our site or tools, services or functions in a way that violates these Terms
– You may not independently provide any of our intellectual property to any third person or entity or use it in any manner not expressly authorized by us. You may not violate the law of any jurisdiction while using our site, or our tools, services, functions or products.
You agree not to upload, post, email or otherwise send or transmit or introduce any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, harm, damage, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or equipment linked directly or indirectly with our site or it’s functions. You agree not to interfere with the servers or networks underlying or connected to our site or our services or to violate any of the procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to our site. You may not access our site or any product, service, tool, or function in an unauthorized manner. You agree not to impersonate any other person while using our site, conduct yourself in an offensive manner while using our site or use our site for any illegal, immoral or harmful purpose. Any user-generated content that you provide us is presented to us by you in conjunction with a mandatory, transferrable, royalty free, perpetual license. This includes any text, graphics, sound files, video files and any other content that is now or will be uploaded to us by you now or in the future. You are solely responsible for any legal issues, liability and damages associated with any content that you upload to us, including any violations of intellectual property laws. We are free to edit, censor or remove any user-generated content but you agree that we have no duty to do so.
Linking to our Website
You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is, in our sole discretion, appropriate and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists. You must not establish a link from any website that is not owned by you. Our site must not be framed on any other website, nor may you create a link to any part of our Website unless you have written permission to do so from us. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission with written notice. The website from which you are linking must comply in all respects with the content standards set out in our acceptable use policy.
We are free to assign or transfer this Agreement in whole or in part without any prior notice to you. You have no right to transfer or assign this Agreement.
If any court or competent authority decides that any of the provisions of these Terms are invalid, unlawful or unenforceable to any extent, the provision will, to that extent only, be severed from the remaining provisions, which will continue to be valid to the fullest extent permitted by law.
These Terms and any document expressly referred to in them constitute the whole agreement between us and supersede all previous discussions, correspondence, negotiations, previous arrangement, understanding or agreement between us relating to their subject matter.
Third party rights
Nothing in these terms provide any third party rights.