When you sign up and access Discovery K12 Online Homeschool, you understand and agree to the following terms of service. These terms may also change from time to time at Discovery K12′s sole discretion, and you should check back here often to review our policies.
Parent And Student Responsibilities
It is the Parents responsibility to check with your state’s homeschool laws and requirements for how to legally home school. If your state or school district requires you to submit forms so that you may home school, you understand that it is your responsibility to handle this. Discovery K12 provides online K12 curriculum for independent homeschoolers, and the parent or someone appointed by the parent should be available to assist/teach the student. Using our service, the parent/guardian of the student is considered the “school” or “homeschool” and the parent/guardian is responsible for the student’s education, and for following any policies set by your state, province, country, or local school district for homeschooling.
Discovery K12 Responsibilities
Discovery K12 provides a platform and curriculum for homeschoolers. Discovery K12 provides 180 days of online curriculum in 7 subjects, grading, reporting, and technical support. The service is provided as is and without any warranties.
The Discovery K12 Research Center and Daily Assignments may link out to other websites. You understand that these sites are out of our control and we are not responsible for their content. We do however, take precaution and review all sites, including videos, that we link to or show on our website.
Your account on Discovery K12 must be used only by you (Parent/Student), and you agree to keep your login credentials confidential and will not share them with others. If your account is ever compromised or you lose your username or password, please contact us right away.
Your privacy is extremely important to us, and we do not share your information with third parties. The only exception to this, is if we are required to release information according to a court of law or subpoena, if the service is acquired as a whole by a third party in which case your data will continue to only be used in providing the service, or if you request products and services we may offer from third parties such as tutoring or educational products that enhance our curriculum. We encourage parents to review any privacy policies of third parties. The only information we require is a username, parent email address, grade level, and first name of the student. Any other information we may collect is optional. We also collect information in order to provide reporting and grading data for parents and students. Our reporting and grading system is strictly for the parents own assessment, and is also completely optional. The information we collect is solely for purposes of delivering our service to parents/students.
Third Party Relationships – We may have third party relationships that bring you value-added products and services to enhance the education process and experience, such as our Homeschool Student ID Cards. We do not share your email or personal information with these third parties unless you specifically request information, services, or products from these third parties. In such cases, we recommend you review the privacy policies from any third parties.
From time to time, we may send email communications to you regarding our services. These emails are strictly for the purposes of informing you about new product and service features. We do not share your email address with third parties. By signing up, you agree to receive our email communications, and you can opt-out of them at any time.
The Discovery K12 platform and curriculum is free for students. We are not affiliated or funded by any public school or government program. Parent/Teacher Accounts are optional and are available for a nominal fee.
You may order a Parent/Teacher Account from inside any of your student accounts. You only need ONE Parent/Teacher Account for all your student accounts (One Parent/Teacher Account is allowed per family. A Parent/Teacher Account cannot be used by multiple families), and each of your student accounts will get connected to the one Parent/Teacher Account. To cancel a Parent/Teacher Account renewal subscription, you may do so by canceling your subscription inside your PayPal account. Instructions for canceling subscriptions are inside your PayPal account. You will need to cancel your renewal subscription prior to the renewal date to avoid future billing.
Homeschool Student ID Cards – Returns/Refunds
If you are not completely satisfied with your homeschool student identification card. You may return it for a full refund, minus credit card processing fees and a $2.50 handling fee. To receive a refund, ship your student identification card, postmarked within 30-days of your order being made, back to: InstantCard, One Research Court, Suite 450, Rockville, MD 20850 along with a letter stating you are requesting a refund.
To close your student account, simply email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
You agree to release us and any employees, officers, owners, affiliates, and partners of Discovery K12, Inc. from any and all liabilities in relation to you and your students using the Discovery K12 platform and curriculum. Use of the website is at your own risk. By using this website, you agree to these terms.
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