Subtotal: $0.00
No products in the cart.
Subtotal: $0.00
No products in the cart.
Subtotal: $0.00
No products in the cart.

Terms of Use

Northeast Maritime Online – NEMO° (“NEMO°”) provides online education and training courses, a maritime career management tool, access to other third party services and other offerings.  Access and use of the NEMO° website at www.northeastmaritimeonline.com (the “Site”) or any of its related sites, is subject to agreement to the following “Terms of Use” (the “Terms”). Please read these Terms carefully before accessing or using the Site.

By accessing or using the Site, the user agrees to be bound by the following Terms:

  1. The content and pages of the Site are for general information and use only, and are subject to change without notice.

  2. Limitation of Liability
    NMI makes no warranties, representations, statements or guarantees (whether express, implied in law or residual) regarding the Site or the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on the Site for any particular purpose. The user acknowledges that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and NEMO° expressly excludes liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law. In particular, neither NEMO° nor any third party or data or content provider shall be liable in any way to the user or to any other person, firm or corporation whatsoever for any loss, liability, damage (whether direct or consequential), personal injury or expense of any nature whatsoever arising from any delays, inaccuracies, errors in, or omission of any information or the transmission thereof, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon or occasioned thereby or by reason of non-performance or interruption, or termination thereof.

    NEMO° shall not be responsible for and disclaims all liability for any loss, liability, damage (whether direct, indirect or consequential), personal injury or expense of any nature whatsoever which may be suffered by users or any third party, as a result of or which may be attributable, directly or indirectly, to access and use of the website, any information contained on the website, user’s or user company’s personal information or material and information transmitted through the Site.

  3. Indemnity
    You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Blackboard and its subsidiaries, agents, licensors, managers, and other affiliated companies, and their employees, contractors, agents, officers and directors, from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney’s fees) arising from: (i) your use of and access to a Product, including any data or content transmitted or received by you; (ii) your violation of any provision of these Terms, including without limitation your breach of any of the representations and warranties above; (iii) your violation of any third-party right, including without limitation any right of privacy or intellectual property rights; (iv) your violation of any applicable law, rule or regulation; (v) any Content that is submitted via your User Account including without limitation misleading, false, or inaccurate information; (vi) your willful misconduct; or (vii) any other party’s access and use of a Product with your unique username, password or other appropriate security code.

  4. Use of any information or materials on the Site is entirely at the user’s own risk. It shall be the user’s responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this Site meet the user’s specific requirements.

  5. This Site contains material which is owned by or licensed to NEMO°. This material includes, but is not limited to the design, layout, look, and appearance of the Site; logos, graphics, photographs, and the like; and forms, documents, certificates, and the like. Reproduction of any material on the Site, other than for personal use, is prohibited without the prior written consent of NEMO°.

  6. User Registration and Passwords
    Unauthorized use of the Site is prohibited. Users may not create a link to the Site from another website or document without NEMO°’s prior written consent.  You may never use another User’s account without permission from NEMO°. In consideration of your use of the Products, you agree (a) that Your Information will be true, accurate, current and complete, and (b) to maintain and promptly update Your Information to keep it true, accurate, current and complete. You are responsible for safeguarding any password that you use to access the Products (including passwords used on other NEMO° products that permit single sign-on to the Products) and for any activities or actions under your password. We encourage you to use “strong” passwords (passwords that use a combination of upper and lower case letters, numbers and symbols, and have at least eight (8) characters) with your account. You agree to (a) notify NEMO° of any unauthorized use of your password or User identification and any other breach of security, and (b) ensure that you exit from your account at the end of each session.

  7. From time-to-time the Site may also include links to other websites. External links are provided for user’s convenience, and are beyond the control of NEMO° and no representation is made as to their content. Use or reliance on any external links and the content thereon provided is at the user’s own risk.

  8. Use of this Site and any dispute arising out of such use of the Site is subject to the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, regardless of the laws that might be applicable under principles of conflicts of law.

  9. Privacy and Use of Personal Information:

    Any information that you provide to NEMO°, including first name, last name, email address, and any other information including personal information you have provided, may provide, or may be collected by us in connection with your use of the Products (“Your Information”), will be collected, maintained and used in order to provide the Products to you, or in accordance with these Terms, our privacy policy located in our Privacy Policy, any additional terms applicable to an individual Product, and any agreement entered into by your institution relating to the Product. You understand that, through your use of the Products, you consent to the collection and use (as set forth in these Terms, the Privacy Policy and any agreement entered into by your institution relating to the Product) of Your Information, including the transfer of Your Information to the United States and/or other countries for storage, hosting, processing, and use by NEMO°.

    For the avoidance of doubt, personal information that includes Student Data (defined below) provided to NEMO° through the use of these Products is governed by the terms of the agreement between NEMO° and any educational institution relevant to your use of the Products. As between NEMO° and you, you and/or the educational institution own all right, title and interest to all User Data you provide or otherwise make available to us, and we do not own, control, or license such Student Data, except so as to provide the Products to you and/or to the educational institution that provides the products and controls Student Data from the educational records, if applicable, and as described herein. “Student Data” is any information (in any format) that is directly related to an identifiable current or former user that is maintained by a school, school district, or related entity or organization, or by us, as part of the provision of the Products. Student Data may include “educational records” as defined by the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (“FERPA”), 20 U.S.C. § 1232(g). NEMO° agrees to treat Student Data as confidential and not to share it with third parties other than as described in NEMO°’s agreement with the educational institution.

    If you have any questions regarding the privacy and use of Your Information, please contact us at [email protected] or your educational institution.

  10. Content & Your Rights

    You are responsible for Content that you post to the Products, and any consequences thereof. The Content you submit, post, or display may be viewed by other Users of the Products. You may be able to control the Content that other Users of certain Products may access through the privacy options in certain Products.

    You retain your rights to any Content you submit, post, or display on or through the Products. By submitting, posting or displaying Content on or through the Products, you grant us a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free license (with the right to sublicense) to use, host, store, copy, reproduce, process, adapt, modify, publish, transmit, create derivative works from, communicate, display, and/or distribute such Content in any and all media or distribution methods (now known or later developed) as part of providing any of the Products. You agree that this license includes the right for NEMO° to provide, promote, and improve the Products and to make Content submitted to or through the Products available to other institutions or individuals as part of providing the Products (including after termination of your use of the Products) and in accordance with your privacy settings. You represent and warrant that you have all the rights, power and authority necessary to grant the rights granted herein to any Content that you submit.

    All Content, whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, is the sole responsibility of the person who originated such Content. We may not monitor or control the Content posted via the Products, and we do not take responsibility for such Content. Any use or reliance on any Content or materials posted via the Products or obtained by you through the Products is at your own risk.

    Further, in connection with Content you submit, post, or display on or through the Products, you affirm, represent, and warrant the following: (a) you have the written consent of each and every natural person who is identifiable in the Content, if any, to use such person’s name or likeness in the manner contemplated by any Product and these Terms, and each such person has released you from any liability that may arise in relation to such use; (b) you have obtained and are solely responsible for obtaining all consents as may be required by law to post any Content relating to third parties; (c) your Content and NEMO°’s use thereof as contemplated by these Terms and any Product will not violate any law or infringe any rights of any third party, including but not limited to any intellectual property rights and privacy rights; and (d) NEMO° may exercise the rights to your Content granted under these Terms without liability for payment of any guild fees, residuals, payments, fees, or royalties payable under any collective bargaining agreement, licensing arrangement or otherwise.

    NEMO° respects the intellectual property rights of others and expects Users of the Products to do the same. We will respond to notices of alleged copyright infringement that comply with applicable law and are properly provided to us. If you believe that your Content has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide us with the following information: (i) a physical or electronic signature of the copyright owner or a person authorized to act on their behalf; (ii) identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed; (iii) 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; (iv) your contact information, including your address, telephone number, and an email address; (v) a statement by you 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 (vi) a statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and, under penalty of perjury, that you are authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner.

    We reserve the right to remove Content alleged to be infringing without prior notice, at our sole discretion, and without liability to you. Our designated copyright agent for notice of alleged copyright infringement appearing on the Products is:

    Northeast Maritime Online – NEMO°
    Attn: Legal Affairs
    32 Washington Street
    Fairhaven, MA  02719

  11. Your License to Use the Products
    A. License
    NEMO° gives you a personal, worldwide, royalty-free, non-assignable, and non-exclusive license to use the Products, subject to these Terms and any agreement entered into by your institution relating to the Products, solely for the intended use of the Products, and not for competitive intelligence, analysis, or demonstrations. You may not copy, modify, distribute, sell, or lease any part of our Products, nor may you reverse engineer or attempt to extract the source code of any Product, unless laws prohibit those restrictions or you have our written permission.

    B. Acceptable Use

    When using the Products you must not: (i) circumvent, disable or otherwise interfere with any security related features of the Products or features that prevent or restrict use or copying of the content accessible via the Products; (ii) create more than one account for use with a particular Product (however, you may connect all your social networks or other Product accounts, in each case that we support, to your account for use with such Product); (iii) give any false or misleading information or permit another person to use a Product under your name or on your behalf; (iv) impersonate any person, or misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person or give the impression they are linked to NEMO°, if this is not the case; (v) use a Product if we have suspended or banned you from using it; (vi) send junk, spam, repetitive messages, unsolicited advertising or marketing email, call, or text messages, or engage in any activities that violate anti-spamming laws and regulations, including but not limited to, the CAN-SPAM Act or 2003, the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, or other federal, state or local laws relating to emails, calls, or text messages; (vii) advocate, promote or engage in any illegal or unlawful conduct or conduct that causes damage or injury to any person or property; (viii) modify, interfere, intercept, disrupt or hack any Product or collect any data from a Product other than in accordance with these Terms of Use; (ix) misuse the Products by knowingly introducing viruses, Trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which would harm the Products or any User of the Products’ equipment; (x) submit or contribute any Content that contains nudity or violence or is abusive, threatening, obscene, misleading, untrue or offensive (in each case unless such Content is submitted or contributed for a predominantly educational purpose, such as, for example, historical materials contributed via a Product for class discussion); (xi) submit or contribute any Content without the permission of the content owner or otherwise infringe the copyright, trademark, privacy, publicity, or other rights of third parties; (xii) use any Content in violation of any licensing terms specified by the owner; (xiii) submit or contribute any information or commentary about another person without that person’s permission; (xiv) threaten, abuse or invade another’s privacy, or cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety or take any action that is likely to harass, upset, embarrass, alarm or annoy any other person; or (xv) use any automated system, including without limitation “robots”, “spiders” or “offline readers” to access a Product in a manner that sends more request messages to the Product than a human can reasonably produce in the same period of time.

    Failure to comply with these rules of acceptable use constitutes a serious breach of these Terms of Use, and may result in our taking all or any of the following actions (with or without notice): (a) immediate, temporary or permanent withdrawal of your right to use our Products; (b) immediate, temporary or permanent removal of any Content; (c) issuing of a warning to you; (d) legal action against you including proceedings for reimbursement of all costs (including, but not limited to, reasonable administrative and legal costs) resulting from the breach; and (e) disclosure of such information to law enforcement authorities as we reasonably feel is necessary.

    The responses described in this Section are not limited, and we may take any other action we reasonably deem appropriate.

    C. Changes to Products
    We may, without prior notice, change any Product; stop providing any Product or features of any Product, to you or to Users generally; or create usage limits for any Product. We may permanently or temporarily terminate or suspend your access to any Product without notice or liability for any reason, including if in our sole determination you violate any provision of these Terms, or for no reason. Upon termination for any reason or no reason, you continue to be bound by these Terms.

  12. Mobile or Third Party Software

    We may make available software to access the Products via a mobile device (“Mobile Software”). To use the Mobile Software you must have a mobile device that is compatible with the Mobile Software. NEMO° does not warrant that the Mobile Software will be compatible with your mobile device. You may use mobile data in connection with the Mobile Software and may incur additional charges from your wireless provider for these services. You agree that you are solely responsible for any such charges. NEMO° hereby grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable license to use a compiled code copy of the Mobile Software for one account on one mobile device owned or leased solely by you, for your personal use. You may not: (i) modify, disassemble, decompile or reverse engineer the Mobile Software, except to the extent that such restriction is expressly prohibited by law; (ii) rent, lease, loan, resell, sublicense, distribute or otherwise transfer the Mobile Software to any third party or use the Mobile Software to provide time sharing or similar services for any third party; (iii) make any copies of the Mobile Software; (iv) remove, circumvent, disable, damage or otherwise interfere with security-related features of the Mobile Software, features that prevent or restrict use or copying of any content accessible through the Mobile Software, or features that enforce limitations on use of the Mobile Software; or (v) delete the copyright and other proprietary rights notices on the Mobile Software. You acknowledge that NEMO° may from time to time issue upgraded versions of the Mobile Software, and may automatically electronically upgrade the version of the Mobile Software that you are using on your mobile device. You consent to such automatic upgrading on your mobile device, and agree that the terms and conditions of these Terms will apply to all such upgrades. Any third-party code that may be incorporated in the Mobile Software is covered by the applicable open source or third-party license EULA, if any, authorizing use of such code. The foregoing license grant is not a sale of the Mobile Software or any copy thereof, and NEMO° or its third-party partners or suppliers retain all right, title, and interest in the Mobile Software (and any copy thereof). Any attempt by you to transfer any of the rights, duties or obligations hereunder, except as expressly provided for in these Terms, is void. NEMO° reserves all rights not expressly granted under these Terms. The Mobile Software originates in the United States, and is subject to United States export laws and regulations. The Mobile Software may not be exported or re-exported to certain countries or those persons or entities prohibited from receiving exports from the United States. In addition, the Mobile Software may be subject to the import and export laws of other countries. You agree to comply with all United States and foreign laws related to use of the Mobile Software and the Products.

  13. Termination

    We may suspend or terminate your accounts or cease providing you with all or part of the Products at any time for any reason, including, but not limited to, if we reasonably believe: (i) you have violated these Terms, (ii) you create risk or possible legal exposure for us; or (iii) our provision of the Products is no longer commercially viable. In such a termination event, the license granted hereunder shall automatically terminate. In all such cases, the Terms shall terminate, including, without limitation, your license to use the Products.

    If you wish to delete your NEMO° Product account(s) in their entirety(ies), you may contact us via [email protected]  and specify which NEMO° Product account(s) you wish to delete. We will delete your specified accounts within a reasonable time, unless prohibited by law.

    Nothing in this Section shall affect NEMO°’s rights to change, limit, or stop the provision of the Products without prior notice, as provided elsewhere in these Terms.

  14. Entire Agreement

    These Terms and our Privacy Policy are the entire and exclusive agreement between NEMO° and you regarding the Products, and these Terms supersede and replace any prior agreements between NEMO° and you regarding the Products. Other than members of the group of companies of which Northeast Maritime Online – NEMO° . is the parent, no other person or company will be third party beneficiaries to the Terms.

    Notwithstanding the foregoing, nothing in these Terms supersedes or limits your rights under (1) the terms and conditions of any written agreement you have entered into with NEMO° regarding the use of Products, or (2) applicable laws or regulations to the extent these Terms are prohibited by such laws or regulations. In the event of any conflict between these Terms and the terms and conditions of an applicable written agreement you have entered into with NEMO°, the terms and conditions of the written agreement shall control.

    We may revise these Terms from time-to-time, the most current version will always be linked to at www.northeastmaritimeonline.com. If the revision, in our sole discretion, is material we will notify you through the Products or through the email associated with your profile. By continuing to access or use the Products after those revisions become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised Terms.