Terms of Use

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Please read this information carefully. By continuing with services, you agree to be bound by the contents herein.
Luminous Nursing Staffing is the provider of travel nursing services. By continuing to use this site or utilizing our services you (“Nurse or Client”) hereby agree to the following provisions (the “Agreement”). If you are not the Nurse or Client who will be utilizing the foregoing services, or if you do not have the authority or capacity to agree to the terms of this Agreement, please do not proceed. In this agreement, the user of “Nurse or Client” shall apply to you or any individual utilizing services through the Luminous website or otherwise using its materials. Any uses of singular terms include the plural, and present tense shall include the past and future tense.

1. E-Learning Platform.

The Nurse or Client acknowledges that courses provided by Luminous are offered in an electronic format In a web-based environment. As such, interruptions in Internet service, connectivity issues, failure of service due to the actions of hackers and other unlawful parties, force majeure events, programming errors, loading failures, server interruptions, and other similar technological difficulties may occur throughout the Nurse’s or Client’s use of this course. The Nurse or Client agrees that Luminous is not liable for any such technological disruptions or failures.

2. Use of Course Content.

The courses provided by Luminous through NCC are based on industry knowledge and input from professional nurses, experts, practitioners, and other individuals and institutions. The information presented in the courses are intended solely for the use of healthcare professionals taking this course, for credit, from NCC. The information is designed to assist healthcare professionals, including nurses, in addressing issues associated with healthcare. The information provided in these courses is general in nature and is not designed to address any specific situation. These publications in no way absolves facilities of their responsibility for the appropriate orientation and/or oversight of healthcare professionals. Hospitals or other organizations using this publication as a part of their own orientation processes should review the contents of this publication to ensure accuracy and compliance before using this publication. Knowledge, procedures or insight gained from the Nurse or Client in the course of taking classes provided by Luminous through NCC may be used at the Nurse’s or Client’s discretion during their course of work or otherwise in a professional capacity. The Nurse or Client understands and agrees that Luminous and NCC shall not be held liable for any acts, errors, advice or omissions provided by the Nurse or Client based on knowledge or advice acquired by Luminous & NCC. The Nurse or Client may use any information provided by Luminous through NCC at its own risk.

3. Limitation of Liability.

In no event shall Luminous, its directors, officers, employees, or agents be liable to student for any special, indirect, incidental, punitive, or consequential damages, including loss of profits, negligence, breach of professional responsibility, damage to personal hardware of software, or any other claims arising from or related to Luminous’ services, a breach of this agreement or the operation or use of systems, the equipment or technology including such damages, without limitation, arising from loss of data or programming, loss of revenue or profits, damage due to worms, Trojan horses, or other viruses, failure to include certain practices or techniques, and third party claims against the nurse or client, even if Luminous or the nurse or client have been advised of the possibility of such damages. Luminous does not guarantee that the information contained on its site, services or NCC’s courses is true, accurate, reliable, complete, or without error. The nurse or client hereby agrees to indemnify and hold harmless Luminous, including its parent(s), subsidiaries, affiliates, officers/Directors, and employees against any and all claims made against the nurse or client which may directly or indirectly implicate Luminous and its course of dealings with nurse or client. This limitation of liability shall be applied to the full extent of the law of the jurisdiction where the student resides or where such case regarding any liability is presented.

4. Grant of License.

The information presented in this and other services provided by Luminous contain confidential and proprietary information for use solely by Luminous. The Nurse or Client is hereby granted a license to use purchased services. The license is limited, revocable, non-exclusive, nontransferable, and may not be sub-licensed. The license is subject to the terms contained in this Agreement. The Nurse or Client or any other parties viewing the information contained herein are expressly prohibited from duplicating this material for any reason. The intended use of these courses are for the individual purchaser only. Any commercial or institutional use or use for any other reason is considered a breach of the license of use. The Nurse or Client understands and agrees that duplicating material they have access to constitutes a breach of this Agreement and that such duplication, with or without distribution of same, will cause Luminous irreparable harm. Violation of this provision shall entitle Luminous to suspend the Nurse’s or Client’s access to Luminous’ services and platform. Should Luminous commence legal action based upon the Nurse’s or Client’s violation of this provision, Luminous shall be entitled to collect costs and attorney fees in addition to any other awards recovered in the course of the legal action. Luminous will not provide refunds for any Nurse or Client whose access is restricted for violations of this provision.

5. Intellectual Property.

All rights, title and interest in intellectual property rights related to Luminous’ products and services including copyright, patents, trademarks, trade secrets, improvements, developments, proprietary information, know-how, processes, methods, business plans or models (including computer software and preparatory and design materials thereof) and all other intellectual property (whether registered or not) developed or created from time to time shall exclusively be owned by Luminous. While you may utilize the intellectual property, you understand that there shall be no transfer of ownership of the same. Nothing that you see or read during the course of your use of Luminous’ services or products may be copied, reproduced, modified, transmitted, republished, displayed, or performed for commercial use. All other trademarks, service marks, and trade names in this material are the marks of the respective owners and any unauthorized use is prohibited.

6. State Licensing Boards.

Luminous provides services which are designed to serve travel nurses and enhance the operational experiences for healthcare practices and hospitals. Luminous does not guarantee that Nurses or Clients taking the courses through Luminous’ partner NCC will be awarded valid credit hours to satisfy any state board’s continuing education requirements nor that these courses may be counted toward any requirements to renew or obtain a new nursing license. The Nurse or CLient is responsible for verifying that any courses the Nurse or Client takes on the NCC platform can be counted toward the Student’s continuing education or licensing requirements. The Nurse or Client agrees that Luminous or their partner NCC will not be liable for the refusal or failure to accept these courses as continuing education credit hours or licensing requirements by any state board.

7. No Relationship.

By taking part in these services, Luminous is not entering into any joint venture, partnership, employment, agency, or other professional or contractual relationship with the Nurse or Client.

8. Cancellation, Refunds, and Restrictions.

Where Luminous products or services are delivered to the Nurse or client immediately, the Nurse or Client will not have the right to request a refund or change its mind regarding the purchase of the course material. It is the Nurse’s or Client’s responsibility to ensure that it has the proper system requirements, including compatible hardware, software, telecommunications equipment and Internet service prior to consuming any content. Luminous is unable to provide refunds in the event the Nurse’s or Client’s access to their partner NCC’s products is inhibited due to insufficient system requirements. Luminous may restrict the Nurse’s or Client’s access to purchased products if the terms of this Agreement are breached or in the event of the Nurse’s or Client’s failure to provide information to Luminous which is necessary to provide the products or services to the Nurse or Client. Luminous will make its best efforts to contact the Nurse or Client in writing within seven (7) days of cancellation or restriction to their partner, NCC’s, courses or materials. Please see item 20.

9. No Warranty.

The products, courses, or services provided herein by Luminous or its parent(s), affiliates, subsidiaries, or agents does not include any express or implied warranty whatsoever, including but not limited to fitness for a particular purpose or merchantability.

10. Your Account.

A member account (“Account”) is the area of the Luminous website which is accessible via a password and it contains personal information regarding the Nurse or Client. If the Nurse or Client creates an Account on the Luminous website, the Nurse or Client is responsible for maintaining the security of its Account and is fully responsible for all activities that occur under the Account and any other actions taken in connection with the Account. The Nurse or Client must immediately notify the webmaster of any unauthorized uses of its Account or any other breaches of security. Luminous will not be liable for any damages incurred as a result of such breaches or unauthorized uses.

11. Other Websites.

There may be other websites liked, embedded, or otherwise referred to through the Luminous platform. Luminous has not reviewed all the content of these websites and shall not be liable for any information posted therein. The Nurse or Student should proceed to these third-party websites at its own risk. Links to such external sites do not imply that Luminous endorses or such websites or the content therein.

12. Assignment and Modifications.

Luminous reserves the right to assign to third parties any rights, licenses, and/or obligations arising out of relating to these terms without restriction. The Nurse or Client may not transfer or assign any of its rights, or delegate any of its duties, under this Agreement, either in whole or in part (including by merger or operation of law) without the prior written consent of Luminous. To the extent the license or any rights or obligations hereunder are transferred, assigned or delegated in a manner that is permitted by these terms, these terms shall be binding upon all the Nurse’s or Client’s successors and assigns hereto. Luminous reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify or replace any part of the course or materials offered to the Nurse or Client. Continued use of the website constitutes the Nurse or Client acceptance of such changes or modifications.

13. Disputes.

Any disputes arising under this Agreement shall be first attempted to solve in good faith negotiation between the parties. Should any dispute not be settled through these good faith negotiations, then the parties shall submit the dispute to binding arbitration pursuant to the Kentucky Uniform Arbitration Act (KRS 417.045-.240). This Agreement will apply Kentucky law and any arbitration proceedings shall occur within the state of Kentucky. This provision limits the nurse’s or client’s rights to file suit in a court of law. Please review the foregoing section 13 carefully and consult with an attorney if necessary.

14. Survival.

In the event the Nurse’s or Client’s account is terminated, all provisions under this Agreement regarding confidentiality, limitations of liability, disclaimers of warranty, intellectual property, distribution of materials, and indemnification shall remain in effect.

15. Entire Agreement.

This Agreement, along with any terms of payment, consist of the full agreement between the parties hereto. This Agreement supersedes any other oral or written agreements between the parties. No modifications to this Agreement may be made without the written consent of Luminous and the Nurse or Client.

16. Severability.