Terms & Conditions

Please read these Terms and Conditions (“Terms”) carefully before using our website. These Terms constitute a legally binding agreement between you (“User,” “Subscriber,” or “Customer”) and Meridian Stories (“we,” “us,” or “the Nonprofit”), governing your access to and use of our website and any services or products provided through the website.

By accessing or using our website, you agree to be bound by these Terms. If you do not agree with any provision of these Terms, you may not use our website or access our services or products.

  1. Account Creation and Subscription
    1. Account Creation: In order to access certain features or services on our website, you may be required to create a user account. You agree to provide accurate and complete information when creating your account and to update it promptly if there are any changes.
    2. Subscription: By subscribing to our website, you agree to pay any applicable subscription fees and abide by the terms and conditions associated with the subscription. The subscription fees may vary depending on the subscription plan chosen and will be clearly indicated during the sign-up process.
    3. Account Security: You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account login credentials. You agree not to share your account information or allow others to access your account without authorization. You are solely responsible for any activities that occur under your account.
  2. Product Purchase
    1. Digital Products: Our website may offer digital products for purchase, which may include downloadable files or other digital content. By purchasing a digital product, you acknowledge that the product is solely for your use inside of your classroom and/or school, and that you will not distribute, share, or resell the product in any form.
    2. Payment: You agree to pay the specified purchase price for any digital product you order. Payment must be made through the designated payment methods provided on our website. We reserve the right to change our payment methods or prices at any time.
  3. Ownership and Intellectual Property
    1. Exclusive Property: All content available on our website, including text, graphics, logos, images, audio clips, video clips, and other materials, is the exclusive property of Meridian Stories or its content suppliers. All intellectual property rights in such content are reserved to Meridian Stories and its licensors.
    2. Limited License: By using our website, subscribing, or purchasing products, you are granted a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable license to access and use the content solely for your educational, non-commercial purposes. You may modify, but not reproduce, distribute, display, perform, or create derivative works based on any content obtained from our website outside of the jurisdiction of your educational institution without our prior written permission.
  4. Limitations of Liability
    1. Disclaimer: Our website and the services or products provided on it are offered on an “as is” and “as available” basis. We make no warranties, express or implied, regarding the accuracy, reliability, or availability of our website or its content.
    2. Limitation of Liability: In no event shall Meridian Stories, its directors, officers, employees, or affiliates be liable for any indirect, incidental, special, or consequential damages arising out of or in connection with your use of our website, subscriptions, or product purchases.
  5. Termination
    1. Termination by User: You may terminate your account or subscription at any time by following the instructions provided on our website. No refunds will be issued for any unused portion of a subscription.
    2. Termination by Nonprofit: We reserve the right to terminate or suspend your account or access to our website, without prior notice, for any reason at our sole discretion, including but not limited to a violation of these Terms.
  6. General Provisions
    1. Modifications: We reserve the right to modify or update these Terms at any time without prior notice. It is your responsibility to review these Terms periodically for any changes.
    2. Governing Law: These Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the United States, without regard to its conflict of laws principles.
    3. Entire Agreement: These Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and Meridian Stories, superseding any prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals.

By using our website, creating an account, subscribing, or purchasing products, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agreed to these Terms and Conditions.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding these Terms, please contact us at [email protected]

Effective Date: August 1, 2023

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