COR Terms of Service and Acceptable Use Policy

Posted: 03/17/2016

Thanks for using the COR (Creating Opportunities Through Relationships) website. The COR website and its learning resources were developed by the Center for Advanced Study of Teaching and Learning, which is part of the University of Virginia.

These terms of service cover your use and access to our website and learning experience. Our Privacy Policy explains how we collect and use your information. The Acceptable Use Policy that is part of this document below outlines your responsibilities when using our Services. By using our Services, you're agreeing to be bound by these Terms, and to review our privacy and acceptable use policies.

Your Information

When you use our website and learning modules, you agree to provide us with information like your name and email address. This allows us to track your learning progress and link proper certification achievements to your website account.

We do not share your personal information with any third party organizations, unless there is a legal reason to do so. For more information on our sharing policy, please review our Privacy Policy.

Your Responsibilities

When you set up an account on the COR website and engage in the learning module experience, you are responsible for your conduct. This means you are responsible for:

  • Safeguarding your password to our website, making sure that others don't have access to it, and keeping your account information current.
  • Not sharing your login information with other users, and not letting other users access this site or complete learning modules using your account.
  • Using the COR learning resources for educational purposes only.
  • Not downloading, repurposing, editing, or illegally re-distributing any lesson content from this website.
  • Not uploading content onto our website that is potentially harmful to the website's functionality, as well as content that may contain inappropriate imagery, video, or derogatory terms.
  • Reviewing the Acceptable Use Policy listed below in more detail.

Our Materials

All of the COR learning modules and materials developed by our staff are protected by copyright, trademark, and other US and foreign laws. These Terms do not grant you any rights, title or interest in the modules or materials. Users of the site may use the learning materials for personal use, for professional development with a larger group, or within their own classroom instruction, both in-person and online. However, you may not download or embed any of our learning materials into your own personal or company website. The site also contains links to other resources that may have their own copyright policies to review. All COR logos and branding is copyright protected.


You are free to stop using our website at any time. We also reserve the right to suspend or end the use of our website at any time at our discretion and without notice. For example, we may suspend or terminate your use of our website if you do not comply with the Acceptable Use Policy. We will provide you with notice via the email address associated with your account if we feel it is necessary to terminate your COR account before we do so.

Third Party Server

As part of using the COR website, you understand that the COR website and data are collect are housed by a third party vendor. To learn more, please review our Privacy Policy.


We may revise these Terms from time to time, and will always post the most current version on our website. If a revision meaningfully reduces your rights, we will notify you (by, for example, sending a message to the email address associated with your account, posting on our blog, or on this page). By continuing to use or access the Services after the revisions come into effect, you agree to be bound by the revised Terms.

COR Acceptable Use Policy

COR learning modules are available for you to use freely as an individual learner or as a group. As part of your participation, we trust you to use our learning modules and resources responsibly.
As part of your participation, you agree NOT to engage in any of the following activities.

  • Breach or otherwise circumvent any security or authentication measures in place.
  • Download, screen-capture or copy our video-based learning materials in any way.
  • Purposefully interfere with or disrupt any website activity. For example by sending a virus that may harm our databases or spamming our contact forms.
  • Create accounts using a fake email address or create multiple accounts.
  • Sell or repurpose our products for any commercial purposes.
  • Enter information on our website that is unlawfully pornographic or indecent, or that contains extreme acts of violence.
  • Advocate bigotry or hatred against any person or group of people based on their race, religion, ethnicity, sex, gender identity, sexual preference, disability, or impairment.
  • Violate the law in any way, including storing, publishing or sharing material that is fraudulent, defamatory, or misleading.
  • Violate the privacy or infringe the rights of others.