Mentorpartner.net (we, us, our, mentor partner) was set up to provide a platform for academicians and professionals to link and connect with various cadre of academia, students and professional colleagues in collaborative partnership, mentorship, editorial services and social networking. It provides avenue for professionals and academicians to train, mentor and collaborate with colleagues worldwide. The site also offers opportunities for members to provide academic, professional services such as proofreading, translation, editorial services. Our aim is to make available a web of connection that facilitates quality research, proper mentorship and build up research capacity worldwide.
“Content/Material/ total content” means text, graphics, images, music, software, audio, video, information or other works of authorship.
“Member” as explained above means a person who completes Mentorpartner.net registration.
“Member material/content” means material that a Member posts, uploads, publishes, submits or transmits to be made available through the Site or Services.
Our Site and Services are for persons who are 16 years of age or older. It is strictly prohibited for 16 years and younger.
The Site, Services and Content/material are protected by copyright, trademark, and other laws of the United States and foreign countries. By agreeing to the terms, you acknowledge that the Site, Services and total Content herein, including all associated intellectual property rights, are the exclusive property of mentorpartner.net and its licensors. You will not remove, alter or obscure any copyright, trademark, service mark or other proprietary rights notices incorporated in or accompanying the Site, Services or total content
PLS NOTE BY AGREEING TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS YOU ALSO AGREE TO MEDIATION. IT IS MANDATED THAT MEMBERS AGREE THAT DISPUTES/CLAIMS BETWEEN MENTORPARTNER.NET AND MEMBERS WILL BE RESOLVED BY BINDING, INDIVIDUAL MEDIATION AND YOU ARE FORFEITING YOUR RIGHT TO A TRIAL BY JURY OR TO PARTICIPATE AS A PLAINTIFF OR MEMBER IN ANY PURPORTED CLASS ACTION OR REPRESENTATIVE PROCEEDING. AFTER AGREEING TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS. WE ALSO ARE OPEN TO INFORMAL DISPUTE RESOLUTION, IF MEMBERS WRITE TO US WITHIN 30 DAYS OF NOTIFICATION VIA E-MAIL SENT TO ADMIN@MENTORPARTNER.NET.
NOTE: WE ALSO RESERVE THE RIGHT TO UPDATE OUR TERMS AND CONDITIONS AS DEEMED APPROPIATE TO REFLECT CHANGES IN LAW. OBLIGATORY RULES AND REGULATION, FOR BENEFICIAL MODIFICATION OF MEMEBERS AND TECHNICAL UPDATE WITH NEWER FEATURES. WE ALSO UPHOLD THE RIGHT TO MODIFY OUR SITE, ADD FEATURES AND PROVIDE TECHINICAL UPDATES TO OUR SITE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE.
MEMBERS WHO UPLOAD ANY CONTENT BARE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY THAT THE MATERIAL OR CONTENT POSTED/UPLOADED/SUBMITTED IS FREE FROM PLAGIARISM AND COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT. MEMBERS MUST SEEK APPROPIATE PERMISSION FOR THEIR PUBLISHED MATERIAL; UPLOADED ON THE SITE IF REQUIRED BY THE PUBLISHERS, MENTORPARTNER WILL CLOSE ANY MEMBER ACCOUNT IF NOTIFIED OF THESE VIOLATIONS.
INFORMATION COLLECTED BY OUR SITE.
The functionality of our site depends on the information you give and process certain data and/or information about your person or your academic /professional work (“Personal Information”).
Registration Members, will be required, during the registration process, to provide certain information, such as your name, an email address, and a password. Passwords will be kept secret. Your name will be visible to users and visitors. Members will be duly registered through their institutional email to verify their academic and professional status Further personal Information. may be required in order to properly identify members, such as postal address, telephone number, and email address. Also, for some features, you may be invited or required to provide information relating to yourself, including, for example, socio-demographic information, such as gender, birthday, or occupation, and curriculum-vitae, research publications, authorship of articles, academic, professional or research expertise or interests,
Related information. We may present biographical, demographical, or publication information to you that may relate to you or your work, and enable you to voluntarily incorporate it into your profile on the Service and associate it with your Personal Information.
Sensitive information. We do not collect sensitive information such as information about your race, political views, religious views, or health conditions.
We may use tracking technologies such as cookies, web beacons, tracking pixels, and local shared objects, also known as flash cookies, to collect information relating to you and your use of the Service. These are valuable to us, as they help us monitor activities on the site, improve security, estimate the number of users, and tailor adverts to specific users.
HOW WE USE INFORMATION WE COLLECT ABOUT YOU
The Personal Information that you provide to us may reveal or allow others to identify aspects of your life that are not expressly stated on your profile (for example, your picture or your name may reveal your gender).
We use the Personal Information described above to:
SHARING OF PERSONAL INFORMATION WITH THIRD PARTIES
We at mentor partner do not share personal information with non-members generally. However, for purpose of recruitment by corporate entities, project collaboration, and similar endeavours, members will have the option to consent to their information being released to such bodies.
We may also share Personal Information in response to legal process or when the law requires it (for example, in response to a court order) or, to the extent permitted by applicable law, to protect the rights or for safety of users.
In addition, in the event that assets transferred or sold to another entity. Personal Information may be transferred to the acquiring entity and/or to potential acquiring entities to the extent permitted by applicable law and we will seek your consent where required.
Third party advertising
We strictly will not share personal information or identity to advertisers, however general information based on number of visitors, areas or expertise, performance data, number of clicks, location of frequent users in specific areas.
We urge members to ascertain the security of their web/ Internet browser using the latest security features, you may want to download the most recent version of it, which should have full SSL support. Members should also safeguard their User id and password.
You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your User ID and password which relate to your access to certain pages of the Service and/or any account you set up with us. You agree to accept responsibility for all activities which occur in relation to the same. You should not permit other people to use your User ID or your password. Please contact us promptly if you believe your User ID or password may have been compromised. We will not be responsible to you if there is unauthorized access to your login details or unauthorized activity on the Service as a result of your login details becoming known by others.
Closing your account and retention of Personal Information
If you have created an account through the Service, we will close your account upon your request. We may also close or disable inactive accounts or accounts that are used in violation of our Terms of Service or any applicable law.
We will retain Personal Information from closed or inactive accounts to the extent and as long as it is necessary and relevant for our operations and/or to comply with law, prevent fraud, collect any fees owed, resolve disputes, troubleshoot problems, assist with any investigations, enforce our Terms of Service, and/or take other actions otherwise permitted by law.
In general, Personal Information from closed or inactive accounts will be deleted or anonymized one year after the account is closed or deactivated unless we have reasonable grounds to believe that the Personal Information should be retained for one of the purposes identified above.
HOW YOU EXERCISE YOUR RIGHT OF INFORMATION
You may be entitled to exercise some or all of the following rights free of charge (such rights may vary depending on the requirements of the applicable legislation):
USE OF THE SITE BY MEMBERS
Members are permitted to post, upload, publish, submit or transmit Member Content/materials. By making any Member Content/materials available through the Site or Services, you hereby grant permission to mentorpartner.net a worldwide, revocable, non-exclusive, transferable license to exercise any and all rights under copyright, in any medium, and to authorize others to do the same, in connection with operating and providing the Services and Content to you and to other Members. Mentorpartner.net will not claim any ownership rights in any Content/MATERIAL POSTED BY MEMBERS and nothing in these Terms will be deemed to restrict any rights that you may have to use and exploit any Content. Note: The legal consequences of any infringement of copyright due to member posting. Uploading or submissions will be strictly borne by the member, and the account will be deleted.
You acknowledge and agree that you are solely responsible for all Member Content, skill and expertise that you make available through the Site or Services. Accordingly, you represent and warrant that: (i) you, either are the sole and exclusive owner of all material /content. You are either certified or experienced in your area of expertise. that you make available through the Site or Services. Also you are well grounded in your area of expertise. Members may wish to provide recommendations from other members for their advertised area of expertise.
Further, members are allowed to provide academic or professional skills to other members in areas of expertise either at a cost or for free.
MEMBERS CAN CHOOSE TO OPT FOR PAYMENT FOR THEIR SERVICES. THEY ARE TO DETERMINE THEIR COST FOR THEIR ACADEMIC/PROFESSIONAL SERVICES. THEY MUST INFORM THEIR WOULD -BE CLIENTS (MEMBERS WHO SEEK SERVICES FROM OTHER MEMBERS) AND MUST STRICTLY BE BETWEEN THE MEMBERS INVOVLED (NO THIRD PARTY). PLEASE NOTE, MEMBERS SHOULD PROVIDE PREFERRED PAYMENT MODALITIES TO THEIR CLIENT. THE. CLIENTS WHO USE THEIR SERVICES MUST STRICTLY VERIFY THE AUTHENTICITY OF THEIR EXPERTISE AND PERSONAL INTEGRITY BEFORE ACCEPTING TO PAY FOR THE SERVICE. PREFERRED MODE OF PAYMENT AND SECURITY OF PAYMENTS SHOULD BE AUTHENTICATED AND EVIDENCE OF PAYMENT S OR ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF PAYMENT SHOULD BE MADE AVAILABLE BY THE MENTOR TO THE CLIENT.
MENTORPARTNER.NET WOULD NOT BE HELD ACCOUNTABLE IN ANY DISPUTE CLAIM OR PAYMENT ISSUES, FALSE CLAIMS, THEFT OR FAILURE TO HONOR AGREEMENTS. HOWEVER, IN SUCH CASES, AGGRIEVED CLIENTS SHOULD PROMPTLY INVOLVE MENTORPARTNET.NET NOT LESS THAN THIRTY DAYS ON SUCH DISPUTE, FALSECLAIMS. MEMBERS ARE FREE TO ADVERTISE TO OTHER MEMBERS THEIR AREA OF EXPERTISE WITHIN MENTORPARTNER.NET HOWEVER, MENTORPARTNER WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR FALSE INFORMATION IN AREA OF EXPERTISE POSTED ON THE SITE, THOUGH EFFORTS ARE MADE TO VERIFY THE MEMBERS PROFILE, CLIENTS WHO ENGAGE THEM SHOULD VERIFY THE PROFILE OF MEMBERS BEFORE ENGAGEMENT OR PAYMENT.
Prohibitions for Members
As a member you agree not to do any of the following:
PEER REVIEW POLICY
WE ALSO PROVIDE SERVICES FOR PEER REVIEW FOR MEMBERS WHO WISH TO POST MANUSCRIPTS, LECTURE NOTES, TEACHING AIDS. THE OPTION FOR PEER REVIEW WILL NOT BE MANDATORY, HOWEVER , FOR THOSE WISHING TO OPT FOR ADMINISTRATIVE PEER REVIEW, CHARGES WILL BE MANDATED FOR THE PEER REVIEW PROCESS. IN OPTING FOR PEER REVIEW , MEMBERS MUST SEND TO MENTOR PARTNER ADMINISTRATION CENTRE BEFORE POSTING ON THE SITE. SUGGESTIONS FOR PEER REVIEWERS OF CONTENT OR MATERIALS/DRAFTS ARE WELCOME.