Website Terms of Use

The following terms of use (the "Terms of Use") govern your use of all websites and mobile applications from which these Terms of Use are accessible.  Each such website and mobile application shall be referred to herein individually as a “Website” and they shall be collectively referred to as the “Websites.”  The Websites are made available to you by The Juilliard School (referred to herein as “Juilliard” or “we” or “our” or “us”).

You represent that you are legally able to accept these Terms of Use, and affirm that you are of legal age to form a binding contract, or have obtained parental or guardian consent to do so. The Websites are not intended for use by anyone under the age of 13.

Please read these Terms of Use carefully before using this Website. By using this Website in any manner (whether in an automated fashion (including, without limitation, through a software tool, spider, bot, or agent) or otherwise), your actions constitute an act of acceptance of, and agreement to be bound by, these Terms of Use. If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, you may not access or otherwise use this Website.

We may change the Terms of Use from time to time, at any time without notice to you, by posting such changes on the Websites.  Your continued use of a Website after such a change has been made available through the Website constitutes an act of acceptance of such a change.

Please note that the Website, or certain features that may be available through the Website, are hosted and operated by third parties, including, but not limited to the Juilliard online application, Juilliard job openings, and the distribution of digital products offered by Juilliard Digital. Your use of such features is subject to terms and policies made available by that provider at the time you use that feature.  Please review those terms carefully.  Juilliard is not responsible for the acts or omissions of any third party.

Rules of Conduct

You agree that you will not, directly or indirectly: (i) "harvest" (or collect) information from this Website using an automated software tool or manually on a mass basis; (ii) use automated means to access this Website (except in the operation of a general purpose search engine accessible to the public without the payment of any fee); (iii) gain unauthorized access to this Website or to any account or computer system connected to this Website; (iv) download, store or transmit copies of streamed content from this Website; (v) attempt to obtain access to areas of this Website or our systems that are not intended for access by you; (vi) intentionally overburden, disrupt or harm this Website or its systems; (vii) circumvent the security of this Website or our systems; (viii) misrepresent or attempt to misrepresent your identity while using this Website, or (ix) restrict or inhibit others from lawfully using and enjoying this Website.

You agree that you will not post or otherwise make available any content or materials on or through this Website that: (i) infringes any third party intellectual property right; (ii) is false, misleading or defamatory; (iii) constitutes another person's or entity's confidential or private information or trade secret; (iv) is fraudulent, unlawful, threatening, harassing, abusive, hateful, intimidating, degrading, profane, obscene, indecent, or discriminatory; (v) encourages or constitutes criminal conduct; (vi) advertises or solicits business for products or services; or (vii) contains any virus, malware, spyware or other harmful or invasive content or code.

This Website may contain a Private Teacher Directory with profiles of Juilliard alumni, faculty and students who offer private lessons. You agree that you will not contact individuals listed in the Private Teacher Directory except for the bona fide retention of such individuals for private lessons. 

If you are a student at Juilliard, you hereby acknowledge that all student policies and regulations which are applicable to the use of the internet shall apply to your use of this Website, including those set forth in the Student Handbook, and you are bound but such rules and regulations at all times. 

If you are a Juilliard alumni with access to the Alumni Online Directory, you hereby agree to comply with the terms of use set forth here when using the Alumni Online Directory, as well as with these Terms of Use.  

You also agree to comply with all applicable laws when you use this Website. 

Ownership of Website Content and Submissions

We or our students, licensors, developers or partners own the intellectual property rights in the content and materials, including, without limitation, all photographic and video content, displayed on, or available through, this Website. You may use this Website (including such content and materials) for your own personal, non-commercial use, but you may not use it for commercial purposes. You may not modify, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit, translate, sell, create derivative works, exploit, or distribute in any manner or medium any content or material from this Website unless explicitly authorized in these Terms of Use or by an express permission included in the applicable portion of the Website on which such content or material is found. You may, however, download and/or print one copy of individual pages of the Website for your personal, non-commercial use, provided that you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices.

If you submit or post any content or materials to this Website, such content and material will be deemed to be non-confidential, and you grant us a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, transferrable, assignable, sub-licensable, worldwide license to use such content and materials, including alterations thereof, for any purpose, in any form, in any media, and via any technology, whether it exists now or is created in the future. You hereby grant us the right to use your name and other information about you that you have provided in connection with such content and material. You represent that any materials and content posted or otherwise submitted by you to this Website are original to you and that you have the right to grant us these rights. 

Trademark

The trademarks, logos, service marks and trade names (collectively, the "Trademarks") displayed on this Website or on content or materials available on or through this Website are the registered and unregistered Trademarks of Juilliard, its affiliates, or third parties and may not be used in connection with products and/or services that are not related to, associated with, or sponsored by their rights holders, or in a manner that is likely to cause customer confusion.  All Trademarks not owned by us that appear on this Website or on or through any of this Website's services, if any, are the property of their respective owners. Nothing about this Website should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right to use any Trademark displayed on the Website without our written permission or the third party that may own the applicable Trademark.  If you have questions about the legal use of the Trademarks owned by Juilliard, please contact us at webmaster@juilliard.edu

Responsibility for Public Postings and Content

We do not control the content or material that you or others may post or otherwise make available on or through this Website, and you understand that we have no obligation to monitor any such content or material or to edit or delete it. However, we reserve the right do so. We are not a publisher of user posts, and we are not responsible for their accuracy or legality.

From time to time, our officers, faculty, trustees, employees, consultants, agents or representatives (collectively, “Representatives") may take certain actions with respect to content or materials available on or through this Website, or otherwise may implement enforcement measures with respect to potential violations of these Terms of Use.  You expressly agree that neither we nor any of our Representatives shall be liable to you or anyone else for any action or inaction to regulate content or materials, or to implement enforcement measures with respect to potential violations of these Terms of Use. Except to the extent provided in writing by the General Counsel of Juilliard, you agree not to rely on the commitments, promises or representations of any Representatives with respect to any content or materials appearing on or through this Website, and you agree that any such commitment, promise or representation will not be understood to be a contractual or otherwise binding obligation of Juilliard.

Site Registration and Log In

To access certain features or areas that may be available on this Website, including areas reserved for Juilliard’s students, alumni, applicants, customers, or users of Juilliard’s digital products, you may be required to provide personal and/or demographic information as part of registration or log-in process. You agree to provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by the applicable registration or log-in form, and you are responsible for keeping such information up-to-date (this includes your contact information, so that we can reliably contact you). The information you submit must describe you (you may not impersonate another person or entity), and you may not sell, share or otherwise transfer your account information; provided, however, if you are an applicant under the age of 13, such application information may only be provided by your parent or legal guardian. You may provide application information via this Website on behalf of a minor, so long as you are such minor’s parent or legal guardian, and you agree that the application information you provide is true, accurate, current and complete. 

You may need to establish different accounts to access different areas of the Juilliard Websites. You are responsible for all activity occurring when a Website is accessed through any of your accounts, whether authorized by you or not. Therefore, if you create an account, be sure to protect the confidentiality of your account password and log out of your account at the end of each session. We are not liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to protect your password or account information. 

Electronic Communications

Subject to any elections you make pursuant to our Privacy Policy you consent to receive communications from us in an electronic form, and you agree that all terms and conditions, agreements, notices, disclosures, and other communications that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications would satisfy if it were in writing. 

Copyright Infringement Notices

If you are a copyright owner who believes in good faith that your copyrighted material has been reproduced, posted or distributed on this Website in a manner that constitutes copyright infringement, please inform our designated copyright agent by sending written notice by U.S. Mail to Tunde Giwa, The Juilliard School, 60 Lincoln Center Plaza New York, NY 10023, phone: (212) 799-5000 ext. 357, fax: (646) 505-4122 or by email to copyright@juilliard.edu. Please include the following information in your written notice: 

(1) a detailed description of the copyrighted work that is allegedly infringed upon;

(2) a description of the location of the allegedly infringing material on this Website; 

(3) your contact information, including your address, telephone number, and, if available, email address; 

(4) a statement by you indicating that you have a good-faith belief that the allegedly infringing use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; 

(5) a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, affirming that the information in your notice is accurate and that you are authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf; and 

(6) an electronic or physical signature of the copyright owner or someone authorized on the owner's behalf to assert infringement of copyright and to submit the statement. 

Please note that the contact information provided in this paragraph is for suspected copyright infringement only. Contact information for other matters is provided elsewhere in these Terms of Use or on the Website.  

We have a policy of terminating the Website usage privileges of users who are repeat infringers of intellectual property rights.

Changes to This Website; Support for Mobile Applications

We reserve the right to make changes to, or to suspend or discontinue (temporarily or permanently), this Website or any portion of this Website. You agree that we will not be liable to you or to any third party for any such modification, suspension or discontinuance.  In addition, to the extent we rely on third parties to distribute any Websites which are mobile applications, we have no way of assuring that such third party will continue to distribute such mobile application, or allow Juilliard to continue to update, maintain and enhance such mobile application.

Suspension or Termination of Access

We have the right to deny access to, and to suspend or terminate your access to, this Website, or to any features or portions of the Website, and to remove and discard any content or materials you have submitted to any Websites, at any time and for any reason, including for any violation by you of these Terms of Use. In addition, we have a policy of terminating the Website usage privileges of users who are repeat infringers of intellectual property rights. In the event that we suspend or terminate your access to and/or use of any Website, you will continue to be bound by the Terms of Use that were in effect as of the date of your suspension or termination.

Linking Policies

This Website may contain links to other websites or to third party sellers of products and services. Such links are provided for your convenience only, and you access them at your own risk. We are not responsible for, and do not endorse, the content of any such websites, or the products and services sold on them, nor do we take responsibility for the accuracy of any such websites. When you visit a linked website you should read the terms of use and privacy policy that govern that particular linked website.  If you purchase a product or service from a third party after following an ad or link on a Website, the terms of sale for your purchase are between you and the third party from whom you made the purchase and we are not responsible for such third party products or services.

You are permitted to link to this Website if: (i) this Website opens in a new browser window which displays the full version of a page of this Website (e.g., not merely one of its frames, and not an "in-line" link to a particular image or object on this Website), (ii) the link to this does not state or imply any sponsorship of your website or service by us or by this Website; (iii) this Website is not display framed within or obfuscated by other content; and (iv) the link is for a non-commercial purpose. Except as expressly set forth herein, you may not use on your website any Trademarks or copyrighted materials appearing on this Website, including but not limited to any logos, without our express written consent. We reserve the right to revoke your right to link to this Website upon notice. If you receive such a notice from us, you agree to discontinue your link to the Website. 

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold us and our affiliates, and our respective Representatives, harmless from and against any claims, liabilities, losses, damages, costs and expenses, including reasonable attorneys' fees, arising from your use of this Website, your submissions to this Website, or any violation of these Terms of Use, or applicable law, by you or by someone accessing the Website via your account. We reserve the right, at our own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter subject to indemnification by you, in which event you agree to cooperate with us in defending such claims. This indemnification, defense and hold harmless obligation will survive these Terms of Use and the termination of your use of this Website.

Jurisdictional Issues

We control and operate this Website from our facilities in the United States of America, and unless otherwise specified, the materials displayed on this Website are presented solely for the purpose of promoting products and services available in the United States, its territories, possessions, and protectorates. We do not represent that materials on this Website are appropriate or available for use in other locations. If you choose to access this Website from other locations, you are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable.

Applicable Law; Jurisdiction; No Waiver; Severability

These Terms of Use, and the relationship between you and us, will be governed by the laws of the United States and the State of New York, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law. Our failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms of Use will not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of these Terms of Use is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, you and we nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of these terms and conditions will remain in full force and effect.

Any litigation that arises under these Terms of Use will be litigated by you and us in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York or, if such court would not have jurisdiction over the matter, then only in a New York State court sitting in the Borough of Manhattan, City of New York. Each party submits to the exclusive jurisdiction of these courts and agrees not to commence any legal action under or in connection with the subject matter of these Terms of Use in any other court or forum. Each party waives any objection to the laying of the venue of any legal action brought under or in connection with the subject matter of this Terms of Use in the federal or state courts sitting in the Borough of Manhattan, City of New York, and agrees not to plead or claim in such courts that any such action has been brought in an inconvenient forum.

Disclaimer of Warranties

THIS WEBSITE AND ITS CONTENT AND SERVICES ARE PROVIDED FOR ENTERTAINMENT, EDUCATIONAL AND PROMOTIONAL PURPOSES.  WE PROVIDE THIS WEBSITE ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED (INCLUDING WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT). THIS MEANS THAT WE MAKE NO PROMISES THAT:

  • THE WEBSITE WILL BE AVAILABLE AT ANY PARTICULAR TIME,
  • THE WEBSITE WILL MEET ANY PARTICULAR REQUIREMENTS OR PROVIDE ANY PARTICULAR RESULTS,
  • THE INFORMATION ON THE WEBSITE WILL BE ACCURATE OR UP-TO-DATE,
  • THIRD PARTY DISTRIBUTORS OF ANY WEBSITE THAT IS A MOBILE APPLICATION WILL ALLOW US TO CONTINUE TO SUPPORT THE APPLICATION,
  • THE WEBSITE OR THE INFORMATION TRANSMITTED TO OR FROM IT OR STORED ON IT WILL BE SECURE FROM UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS,
  • INFORMATION AND MATERIALS THAT YOU STORE IN YOUR ACCOUNT OR ON THIS WEBSITE WILL REMAIN RETREIVABLE AND UNCORRUPTED, OR
  • THE WEBSITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE OR WILL BE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS, OR THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED.

WE LIKEWISE MAKE NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING ANY PRODUCTS OR SERVICES ORDERED OR PROVIDED VIA THIS WEBSITE. ANY PRODUCTS AND SERVICES ORDERED OR PROVIDED VIA THIS WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS", EXCEPT TO THE EXTENT, IF AT ALL, OTHERWISE SET FORTH IN A SEPARATE AGREEMENT ENTERED INTO BETWEEN YOU AND US OR BETWEEN YOU AND A THIRD PARTY.

You agree that use of this Website is at your own risk. We reserve the right to change or make corrections to any of the information at any time. We cannot, and do not, guarantee the correctness, timeliness, precision, thoroughness or completeness of any of the information available on this Website, nor will we be liable for any inaccuracy or omission concerning any of the information provided on this Website. No advice, results or information, whether oral or written, obtained by you from us or through the Website shall create any warranty not expressly made herein. We hereby disclaim, and you hereby waive, any and all warranties and representations made in product or services literature, frequently asked questions documents, support documentation, by our customer service and support agents, and otherwise on this Website or in correspondence with us or our agents. We are not responsible for any content or materials posted to this Website by users, or for disputes between users, or between users and third parties. 

Limitations of Liability

IN NO EVENT WILL WE OR ANY OF OUR AFFILIATES, OR ANY OF OUR OR THEIR REPRESENTATIVES (AS DEFINED HEREIN), BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES) ARISING FROM, OR DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY RELATED TO, THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THIS OR ANY OTHER WEBSITE (AS DEFINED HEREIN) (OR THE CONTENT, MATERIALS AND FUNCTIONS PROVIDED ON OR THROUGH SUCH WEBSITES), WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, OR STRICT LIABILITY, EVEN IF WE KNEW, SHOULD HAVE KNOWN OR HAD BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. NOTWITHSTANDING AND WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, YOU AGREE THAT OUR LIABILITY AND THE LIABILITY OF OUR AFFILIATES, AND OF ANY OF OUR OR THEIR REPRESENTATIVES (AS DEFINED HEREIN), ARISING OUT OF ANY KIND OF LEGAL CLAIM IN ANY WAY RELATING TO THE USE OF A WEBSITE, WILL NOT EXCEED ONE HUNDRED U.S. DOLLARS ($100). BECAUSE SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN CATEGORIES OF DAMAGES, THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN SUCH STATES, OUR LIABILITY AND THE LIABILITY OF OUR AFFILIATES, AND OUR AND THEIR REPRESENTATIVES, IS LIMITED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY SUCH STATE LAW. 

Products 

We make certain products available through the Juilliard Store and other Juilliard Websites. If you order any such products from us, you agree to pay in full for any purchases you make online as well as all applicable taxes. If we do not receive payment from your credit or debit card issuer or its agents, you agree to pay all amounts due and owed to us. 

Tickets

To the extent we have provided you with a discount code for tickets to a Juilliard event or you are a student or alumni and have access to a discount to tickets to a Juilliard event which may be redeemed on the Site, you agree that you will not give your discount code or student or alumni information to another party for the purpose of their receiving such discount. 

Other

These Terms of Use, together with our Privacy Policy and any additional terms and conditions that may apply to specific areas of this Website, (or, if the Website is a mobile application, any terms that appear on the “download pages” for the application that are available for review before downloading the application) constitute the entire agreement between us and you with respect to this Website. This agreement is personal to you and you may not assign it to anyone.

If any provision of these Terms of Use is found to be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision will be deemed severable from these Terms of Use and will not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. These Terms of Use are not intended to benefit any third party, and do not create any third party beneficiaries. Accordingly, these Terms of Use may only be invoked or enforced by you or us. 

You agree that any claim or cause of action that you may have arising out of or related to use of a Website, or these Terms of Use, must be filed by you within one year after such claim or cause of action accrued or the claim will be permanently barred.

Last Updated: March 31, 2015

Last Updated Thursday, Jun. 15, 2017, 05:06PM