Ownership and Indemnification.

Ownership; Proprietary Rights.

The Chools Group Platform is owned and operated by Chools Group.  The visual interfaces, graphics, design, compilation, information, computer code (including source code and object code), products, services, and all other elements of the Chools Group Platform provided by Chools Group (the “Materials”) are protected by United States copyright, trade dress, patent, and trademark laws, international conventions, and all other relevant intellectual property and proprietary rights, and applicable laws.  Chools Group acknowledges that You retain ownership of any User Comments you may post via Chools Group, subject however to Your grant to Chools Group of a perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, worldwide, nonexclusive license to reproduce, store, distribute, publicly display, and adapt them for use in conjunction with the operation of the Chools Group Platform.  All Materials contained on the Chools Group Platform are the property of Chools Group or its subsidiaries or affiliated companies and/or third-party licensors.  All trademarks, service marks, and trade names are proprietary to Chools Group or its affiliates and/or third-party licensors.  Except as expressly authorized by Chools Group, You agree not to sell, license, distribute, copy, modify, publicly perform or display, transmit, publish, edit, adapt, create derivative works from, or otherwise make unauthorized use of the Materials or the Chools Group Platform.  Chools Group reserves all rights not expressly granted in these Terms.


You agree to indemnify, save, and hold Chools Group, its affiliated companies, contractors, employees, agents and its third-party suppliers, licensors, and partners harmless from any claims, losses, damages, liabilities, including legal fees and expenses, arising out of Your use or misuse of the Chools Group Platform, any violation by You of these Terms, or any breach of the representations, warranties, and covenants made by You herein.  Chools Group reserves the right, at Your expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter for which You are required to indemnify Chools Group, and You agree to cooperate with Chools Group’s defense of these claims.  Chools Group will use reasonable efforts to notify You of any such claim, action, or proceeding upon becoming aware of it.