Terms of Use

Welcome to Thrifty. We (CASE, thrifty) provide free searchable anonymously crowd-sourced resources and a platform for submitting draft resources anonymously ("Services"). The resources ("Content") are reviewed by us before publication. Please read these terms as well as our Privacy Policy, because these terms govern your use of this platform and its Services.

Terms

When data is submitted through the "Contribute" page, the following might happen:

1. The data is stored in a Wix.com database.

2. The data is reviewed by an "admin" - an MIT Class, Awareness, Support, and Equality (CASE) executive member or Thrifty committee member with admin access to the Thrifty wix.com admin portal. It is possible that the submission is never reviewed nor approved.

3. The admin and CASE can delete, modify, manipulate, or otherwise use whatever data is submitted to the thrifty platform at their discretion. This might sound scary, but we're really just making sure there is nothing inappropriate posted on the site.

4. If the submission is approved, and possibly edited, it is marked to be made public and displayed on the main "Search" page, where it is now available to the public and can be accessed in any way.

Resource Submission Process

We expect that all visitors will not submit offensive, inaccurate, unlawful, unrelated, or otherwise inappropriate submissions. We try our best to remove, modify, or reject any inappropriate submissions, but we cannot guarantee that submissions will not be inappropriate. If you do come across a submission that you believe is inappropriate for this site, please email case-exec@mit.edu.

Conduct

By submitting any data to the Services you grant us a nonexclusive, transferable, sublicenseable, worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual license (or, if not permitted under applicable law, a license for the whole duration, including for any extension thereof, of all relevant rights under any applicable law), to use, copy, modify, create derivative works based upon, publicly display, publicly perform, market, promote and distribute any data in connection with operating and providing the Services and Content to you and to others. By accepting these terms, you allow MIT CASE and Thrifty to benefit freely from the above rights, including but not limited to:

1. Displaying your submissions in any way deemed appropriate by Thrifty admins

2. Performing data analytics, visualization, and inference from any data submitted

3. Conveying any data to MIT administration to help meet the needs of the MIT community

Obviously, we're not going to sell any data. We are just a student organization trying to make an impact on campus. We simply want to make sure that you understand that we have full control over any data you submit to the site.

Content and Content Rights

We do not warrant the completeness or accuracy of the Content found in our Services or its usefulness for any particular purpose. Although we strive to provide helpful content, we make no promises that our content or any of the Services will be delivered to you on an uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error-free basis. In fact, we're not making any promises or warranties except that we'll do our best to provide helpful resources for you.

Now what does all this mean? It means that you agree that under no circumstances will MIT CASE, MIT CASE members, thrifty admins, developers, contributors, or agents be liable for direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, punitive, or any other type of damages resulting from your use, or downloading of any material on our platform, or arising from or related to these Terms or the Privacy Policy, even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages. This includes, but is no way limited to, loss or injury caused in whole or in part by our negligence or by stuff beyond our control in creating or delivering any of our Services. This disclaimer of liability does not apply in New Jersey.

The resources on this site are submitted anonymously by strangers on the internet, so we can in no way guarantee that every piece of information is correct. But we can't and won't take responsibility for, or make any claims or representations about, the accuracy, completeness, or even the truth of every bit of data, information, and opinion provided through our Services. Remember: All information and content provided on or by Thrifty on this site is to be used on an "as is, with all faults, we're not perfect" basis.

Disclaimers of Liability:

EXCEPT WHERE OTHERWISE INAPPLICABLE OR PROHIBITED BY LAW, THE WEBSITE AND PRODUCTS AND SERVICES CONTAINED AND OFFERED ON THE WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND ON AN “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. NEITHER THE MIT CASE, THRIFTY, NOR ANY OF OUR PARTNERS MAKES ANY WARRANTY THAT THE QUALITY OF ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES, INFORMATION, OR OTHER MATERIAL THAT YOU PURCHASE OR OBTAIN FROM THE USE OF OUR SERVICES WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS OR THAT AND ANY ERRORS WILL BE IMMEDIATELY CORRECTED. NEITHER WE NOR ANY OF OUR PARTNERS MAKES ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, WARRANTIES OF TITLE OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, WITH RESPECT TO OUR WEBSITES, ANY CONTENT, OR ANY OF OUR SERVICES, TOOLS, PRODUCTS, OR PROPERTIES. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT YOU WILL ASSUME THE ENTIRE RISK AS TO THE QUALITY AND THE PERFORMANCE OF OUR SERVICES AND THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THEIR CONTENT.

SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN SUCH STATES, OUR LIABILITY AND THAT OF OUR THIRD-PARTY CONTENT PROVIDERS WILL BE LIMITED TO THE GREATEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. THIS DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES DOES NOT APPLY IN NEW JERSEY.

All that being said, this site and its Content is free and submitted by strangers on the internet, so just be careful.

Lastly, we ask you to please email case-exec@mit.edu if you find any information on this site that you believed should be updated or removed. We will make our best effort to get back to you and investigate the issue.

Disclaimer of Warranties and Liabilities