As an instructor, you are contracting directly with Poppins at Home, Inc. (a New York corporation in the United States), regardless of whether another Poppins at Home subsidiary facilitates payments to you.
As an instructor, you are responsible for all content that you post, including course materials, course landing page content, and announcements ("Submitted Content").
You represent and warrant that:
you will provide and maintain accurate account information;
your Submitted Content will not infringe or misappropriate any third party's intellectual property rights;
you have the required qualifications, credentials, and expertise (including education, training, knowledge, and skill sets) to teach and offer the services that you offer through your Submitted Content and use of the Services; and
you will respond promptly to students and ensure a quality of service that corresponds with the standards of your industry and instruction services in general.
You warrant that you will not:
post or provide any inappropriate, offensive, racist, hateful, sexist, pornographic, false, misleading, incorrect, infringing, defamatory or libelous content or information;
post or transmit any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, junk mail, spam, or any other form of solicitation (commercial or otherwise) through the Services or to any user;
use the Services for business other than providing tutoring, teaching, and instructional services to students;
engage in any activity that would require us to obtain licenses from or pay royalties to any third party, including the need to pay royalties for the public performance of a musical work or sound recording;
frame or embed the Services (such as to embed a free version of a course) or otherwise circumvent the Services;
impersonate another person or gain unauthorized access to another person's account;
interfere with or otherwise prevent other instructors from providing their services or courses; or
abuse Poppins at Home resources, including support services.
Unless otherwise agreed, you have the right to remove all or any portion of your Submitted Content from the Services at any time. Except as otherwise agreed, Poppins at Home's right to sublicense the rights in this section will terminate with respect to new users 60 days after the Submitted Content's removal. However, (1) rights given to students before the Submitted Content's removal will continue in accordance with the terms of those licenses (including any grants of lifetime access) and (2) Poppins at Home's right to use such Submitted Content for marketing purposes shall survive termination.
We may record all or any part of your Submitted Content for quality control and for delivering, marketing, promoting, demonstrating, or operating the Services. You grant Poppins at Home permission to use your name, likeness, voice, and image in connection with offering, delivering, marketing, promoting, demonstrating, and selling the Services, your Submitted Content, or Poppins at Home's content, and you waive any rights of privacy, publicity, or other rights of a similar nature, to the extent permissible under applicable law.
You agree to abide by Poppins at Home's course quality standards or policies prescribed by Poppins at Home from time to time. You should check these policies periodically to ensure that you comply with any updates to them. You understand that your use of the Services is subject to Poppins at Home's approval, which we may grant or deny at our sole discretion.
We reserve the right to remove courses, suspend payouts, and/or ban instructors for any reason at any time, without prior notice, including in cases where:
a course falls below our quality standards or has a negative impact on the student experience;
an instructor engages in behavior that might reflect unfavorably on Poppins at Home or bring Poppins at Home into public disrepute, contempt, scandal, or ridicule;
an instructor engages the services of a marketer or other business partner who violates Poppins at Home's policies; or
as determined by Poppins at Home in its sole discretion.
The Poppins at Home platform allows you to add other users as co-instructors or teaching assistants for courses that you manage. By adding a co-instructor or teaching assistant, you understand that you are authorizing them to take certain actions that affect your Poppins at Home account and courses. Poppins at Home is not able to advise on any questions or mediate any disputes between you and such users. If your co-instructors have an assigned revenue share, their share will be paid out of your earned revenue share based on the ratios you have specified in your Course Management settings as of the date of the purchase.
Instructors don't have a direct contractual relationship with students, so the only information you'll receive about students is what is provided to you through the Services. You agree that you will not use the data you receive for any purpose other than providing your services to those students on the Poppins at Home platform, and that you won't solicit additional personal data or store students' personal data outside the Poppins at Home platform. You will indemnify Poppins at Home against any claims arising from your use of students' personal data.
We partner with anti-piracy vendors to help protect your courses from unauthorized use. To enable this protection, you hereby appoint Poppins at Home and our anti-piracy vendors as your agents for the purpose of enforcing copyrights for each of your courses, through notice and takedown processes (under applicable copyright laws like the Digital Millennium Copyright Act) and for other efforts to enforce those rights. You grant Poppins at Home and our anti-piracy vendors primary authority to file notices on your behalf to enforce your copyright interests.
You agree that Poppins at Home and our anti-piracy vendors will retain the above rights unless you revoke them by sending an email to piracy@Poppins at Home.com with the subject line: "Revoke Anti-Piracy Protection Rights" from the email address associated with your account. Any revocation of rights will be effective 48 hours after we receive it.
When creating a course, you will be prompted to select a base price ("Base Price") for your course from a list of available price tiers. Alternatively, you may choose to offer your course for free.
You give us permission to share your courses for free with our employees, with selected partners, and in cases where we need to restore access accounts who have previously purchased your courses. You understand that you will not receive compensation in these cases.
If a student purchases a product or service in a country that requires Poppins at Home to remit national, state, or local sales or use taxes, value added taxes (VAT), or other similar transaction taxes ("Transaction Taxes"), under applicable law, we will collect and remit those Transaction Taxes to the competent tax authorities for those sales. We may increase the sale price at our discretion where we determine that such taxes may be due. For purchases through mobile applications, applicable Transaction Taxes are collected by the mobile platform (such as Apple's App Store or Google Play).
Poppins at Home reserves the right to include your programming in bundles, subscription, sales, affiliate referrals, or other promotional programs which may impact the net sale price of your courses. 4.4 Promotional Codes If Poppins at Home provides customer credits for you, Poppins at Home will charge a $1 fee for each course purchase using the provided credits.
When a student purchases your course, we calculate the gross amount of the sale as the amount actually received by Poppins at Home from the student ("Gross Amount"). From this, we subtract any Transaction Taxes, any mobile platform fees applied to mobile application sales, and any amounts paid to third parties in connection with the Promotional Programs, and Promotional Code fees to calculate the net amount of the sale. ("Net Amount").
Your revenue share will be 60% of the Net Amount less any applicable deductions, such as student refunds, with a minimum fee of $1 per paid class purchase. If we change this payment rate, we will provide you 30 days notice using prominent means, such as via email or by posting a notice through our Services.
Poppins at Home makes all instructor payments in U.S. dollars (USD) regardless of the currency with which the sale was made. Your revenue report will show the sales price and your converted revenue amount (in USD).
For us to pay you in a timely manner, you must register through our secure vendor payment processor with your W-9 and direct deposit banking information. You agree that we have the right to withhold appropriate taxes from your payments. We reserve the right to withhold payments or impose other penalties if we do not receive proper identifying information or tax documentation from you. You understand and agree that you are ultimately responsible for any taxes on your income.
Depending on the applicable revenue share model, payment will be made within 45 days of the end of the month in which (a) we receive the fee for a course or (b) the relevant course consumption occurred.
As an instructor, you are responsible for determining whether you are eligible to be paid by a U.S. company. We reserve the right not to pay out funds in the event of identified fraud, violations of intellectual property rights, or other violations of the law.
If we cannot settle funds into your payment account after the period of time set forth by your state, country, or other government authority in its unclaimed property laws, we may process the funds due to you in accordance with our legal obligations, including by submitting those funds to the appropriate government authority as required by law.
If a student asks for a refund after we have paid the relevant instructor payment, we reserve the right to either (1) deduct the amount of the refund from the next payment sent to the instructor or (2) where no further payments are due to the instructor or the payments are insufficient to cover the refunded amounts, require the instructor to refund any amounts refunded to students for the instructor's courses.
While you are a published instructor and subject to the requirements below, you may use our trademarks where we authorize you to do so.
only use our trademarks in connection with the promotion and sale of your Poppins at Home courses or your participation on Poppins at Home; and
immediately comply if we request that you discontinue use.
You must not:
use our trademarks in a misleading or disparaging way;
use our trademarks in a way that implies that we endorse, sponsor, or approve of your courses or services; or
use our trademarks in a way that violates applicable law or in connection with an obscene, indecent, or unlawful topic or material.
From time to time, we may update these Terms to clarify our practices or to reflect new or different practices (such as when we add new features), and Poppins at Home reserves the right in its sole discretion to modify and/or make changes to these Terms at any time. If we make any material change, we will notify you using prominent means such as by email notice sent to the email address specified in your account or by posting a notice through our Services. Modifications will become effective on the day they are posted unless stated otherwise.
Your continued use of our Services after changes become effective shall mean that you accept those changes. Any revised Terms shall supersede all previous Terms.
Any version of these Terms in a language other than English is provided for convenience and you understand and agree that the English language will control if there is any conflict.
You and we agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, contractor, or agency relationship exists between us.
The following sections shall survive the expiration or termination of these Terms: Sections 2 (License to Poppins at Home), 3.3 (Relationship to Other Users), 5.2 (Receiving Payments), 5.3 (Refunds), 8 (Deleting Your Account), and 9 (Miscellaneous Legal Terms).