Terms & Conditions


  1. Terms


By accessing this web site, you are agreeing to be bound by these web site Terms and Conditions of Use, all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing this site. The materials contained in this web site are protected by applicable copyright and trademark law.


  1. Use License


  1. Permission is granted to temporarily download one copy of the materials (information or software) on the U.S. News Global Education, LLC (USNGE) web site for personal, non-commercial transitory viewing only. This is the grant of a license, not a transfer of title, and under this license you may not:

允许用户从U.S. News Global Education, LLC (USNGE)网站上临时下载一份材料(信息或软件),仅供个人临时浏览,请勿用于商业用途。此为授予许可,并非转让所有权,根据本许可,您不得:

  1. Modify or copy the materials


  1. Use the materials for any commercial purpose, or for any public display (commercial or non-commercial)


  1. Attempt to decompile or reverse engineer any software contained on USNGE’s web site


  1. Remove any copyright or other proprietary notations from the materials


  1. Transfer the materials to another person or “mirror” the materials on any other server


  1. This license shall automatically terminate if you violate any of these restrictions and may be terminated by USNGE at any time. Upon terminating your viewing of these materials or upon the termination of this license, you must destroy any downloaded materials in your possession whether in electronic or printed format.


  1. Disclaimer


The materials on USNGE’s web site are provided “as is”. USNGE nor it’s parent, Shorelight Education, LLC, and their group companies, their directors, officers, employees, affiliates, agents, and partners (“USNGE Affiliates”) make any warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaim and negate all other warranties, including without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights. Further, USNGE and the USNGE Affiliates do not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of the materials on its Internet web site or otherwise relating to such materials or on any sites linked to this site.

USNGE网站上的材料均依照“按原样”的原则提供。USNGE或其母公司Shorelight Education, LLC及其集团公司、董事、高级职员、雇员、子公司、代理以及合作伙伴(“USNGE Affiliates”)均不作任何明示或默认保证,并特此声明兼否定所有其他保证,包括但不局限于,对本网站、内容或用户内容的适销性、特殊用途的适用性、或不侵犯知识产权或其他侵权行为的默认保证或条件。此外,对于网站上材料或与之相关的或指向本网站的其他任何网站的精确性、使用的可能结果或可靠性等,USNGE和USNGE Affiliates均不作任何保证或表示。

  1. Limitation


In no event shall USNGE, the USNGE Affiliates, or their suppliers be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption,) arising out of the use or inability to use the materials on USNGE’s Internet site, even if USNGE or a USNGE authorized representative has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage. Because some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties, or limitations of liability for consequential or incidental damages, these limitations may not apply to you.

任何情况下,对于因使用或无法使用USNGE网站上的材料而导致的任何损害(包括但不局限于数据或利润损失、或因营业中断造成的损害等),USNGE、USNGE Affiliates或其提供者概不负责,即使USNGE或USNGE授权代表已被口头或书面告知此类损害的可能性。由于某些司法管辖区不允许对默认保证,或者对间接或附带损害的责任有所限制,因此这些限制可能对您不适用。

  1. Revisions and Errata


The materials appearing on USNGE’s web site could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. USNGE does not warrant that any of the materials on its web site are accurate, complete, or current. USNGE may make changes to the materials contained on its web site at any time without notice. USNGE does not, however, make any commitment to update the materials.


  1. Links


USNGE has not reviewed all of the sites linked to its Internet web site and is not responsible for the contents of any such linked site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by USNGE or any USNGE Affiliates of such site. Use of any such linked web site is at the user’s own risk.

对于指向其网站的所有网站,USNGE不作审查,对任何此类链接网站的内容概不负责。任何链接的添加并不意味着USNGE或USNGE Affiliates的认可。使用任何此类网站链接的风险由用户自行承担。

  1. Site Terms of Use Modifications


USNGE may revise these terms of use for its web site at any time without notice. By using this web site you are agreeing to be bound by the then-current version of these Terms and Conditions of Use.


  1. Governing Law


Any claim relating to USNGE’s web site shall be governed by the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts without regard to its conflict of law provisions.


Privacy Policy


Privacy Policy


Last Updated: August 21, 2018


U.S. News Global Education, LLC and its affiliates (“we” or “us”) are committed to protecting your privacy. We have prepared this Privacy Policy to describe our practices regarding the personal information that may be collected from users of sc.edu/study/international_accelerator website (the “SERVICES”). By submitting personal information through our Services, you expressly consent to the processing of your personal information in the U.S. in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

U.S. News Global Education, LLC及其子公司(“我们”)致力于保护您的隐私。我们制定了本隐私政策,描述我们对从sc.edu/study/international_accelerator网站上(“服务”)收集到的用户个人信息所采取的保护措施。通过我们的服务提交个人信息,您明确同意我们在美国根据本隐私政策处理您的个人信息。



We may collect information that you submit or otherwise provide to us, such as when you submit an application, submit comments or make an inquiry, or register from any component of the Services. For example, we may collect your email address and contact information when you e-mail us comments or inquiries.




To make our Services more useful to you, our servers collect information from you, including browser type, operating system, Internet Protocol (IP) address, domain name, unique device identifiers, and information about how you use our Services. We also may collect information regarding the date and time of your visit and the solutions and information for which you searched and which you viewed. Like most Internet services, we automatically gather this data and store it in log files each time you visit our Services.

为了使我们的服务对您更加有用,我们的服务器会收集您的信息,包括浏览器类型、操作系统、互联网协议(IP)地址、域名,唯一设备标识符以及您如何使用我们服务的有关信息等。 此外,我们还可能会收集您访问的日期和时间以及您搜索过、查看过的解决方案和信息。和大多数互联网服务一样,我们会在您每次访问我们的服务时自动收集这些数据并将其存储在日志文件中。


We, and third parties, may use cookies, web beacons, and other tracking technologies to collect this information. See below for information about the choices you may have in connection with such tracking technologies.


“COOKIES” are small pieces of information that a website sends to your computer’s hard drive while you are viewing a website. We may use both session cookies (which expire once you close your web browser) and persistent cookies (which stay on your computer until you delete them) to provide you with a more personal and interactive experience on our Services. Most web browsers are set to accept cookies by default. If you prefer, you can typically remove and reject cookies from our Services with your browser settings. If you remove or reject our cookies, it will affect how our Services work for you.


“WEB BEACONS” are digital images we use to log information on our Services and in our emails. We use web beacons to manage cookies, count visits, and to learn what marketing works and what does not. We also use web beacons to tell if you open or act on our emails. You may render some web beacons unusable by rejecting their associated cookies. If you choose to decline such cookies, certain features of the Services that placed the cookie may not function properly or at all as a result.


“FLASH COOKIES” are used to store your preferences such as volume control or to display content based upon what you view on our websites to personalize your visit. Third party partners who provide certain features on our websites, such as videos, may place Flash cookies on your device. They may use Flash cookies to track your web browsing activity and to display personalized advertising. Flash cookies are different from other cookies because of the amount of, type of, and way in which data is stored. Cookie management tools provided by your browser usually will not remove Flash cookies. To learn more about Flash cookies, who has placed Flash cookies on your device, and how to manage privacy and storage settings for Flash cookies click here: http://www.macromedia.com/support/documentation/en/flashplayer/help/settings_manager.html#117118. We do not control the privacy practices of the third parties who place or track Flash cookies and this Privacy Policy does not cover their practices. You should visit the privacy policies of companies who place Flash cookies to understand their practices.

“FLASH COOKIES”主要用于存储您的偏好,比如音量控制、或者根据您在我们网站上的浏览记录显示内容等,使您的访问更具个性化。在我们网站上提供某些功能(如视频等)的第三方合作伙伴可能会在您的设备上安装Flash cookies,用于跟踪您的网络浏览活动并显示个性化广告。Flash cookies由于数据的存储数量、类型以及方式而与其它cookies有所不同。浏览器上的Cookie管理工具通常不会删除Flash cookies。如需进一步了解Flash cookies、设备上Flash cookies的安装源以及如何管理Flash cookie的隐私和存储设置等,请点击http://www.macromedia.com/support/documentation/en/flashplayer/help/settings_manager.html#117118。我们无法控制安装或跟踪Flash cookies的第三方的隐私惯例,本隐私政策并不涵盖其隐私惯例。您需要访问并了解安装Flash Cookie的企业的隐私政策。

ANALYTICS. We use analytics services to help analyze how users use the Services. These analytic services use cookies and scripts to collect and store information such as how users interact with our applications, errors users encounter when using our applications, device identifiers, how often users visit our website, what pages they visit, and what other sites they used prior to coming to our website.




Personal information you submit to us is used either to respond to requests that you make, or to aid us in serving you better. We use your personal information in the following ways: to operate, maintain, and improve our Services; to personalize and improve your experience; to respond to your inquiries and send you promotional communications about our products and services, unless you have opted out of such promotional materials, and other communications; and to protect, investigate, and deter against fraudulent, unauthorized, or illegal activity.




We will share your personal information with third parties, including as follows:


AFFILIATES. We may share your information with our parent company, subsidiaries, joint ventures, and other companies under a common control (collectively, “AFFILIATES”), to use consistent with this Privacy Policy.


THIRD PARTY SERVICE PROVIDERS. We may share your personal information with third party service providers for the purpose of providing you with the Services. For example, we may share data with service providers who host our websites or provide email services on our behalf.


OTHER DISCLOSURES. We may disclose information about you if we believe such disclosure is necessary to (a) comply with laws or to respond to lawful requests and legal process; or (b) protect or defend the rights, safety, or property of us, users of the Services, or any person including to enforce our agreements, policies, and terms of use, or (c) in an emergency to protect the personal safety of any person (collectively, “a”, “b” and “c”, ENFORCEMENT PURPOSES”). We may also share information about you in connection with or during negotiation of any merger, financing, acquisition, bankruptcy, dissolution, transaction or proceeding involving sale, transfer, divestiture or disclosure of all or a portion of our business or assets to another company. In these circumstances, we will only share information with a company that has agreed to data privacy standards no less stringent than our own. In the event that information is shared in this manner, notice will be posted through our Services.


In addition to the sharing described in this Privacy Policy, we may share information about you with others for their own uses whenever you consent to or direct such sharing. We also may share other information with third parties in a manner that does not identify particular users, including, for example, aggregated information.




We take steps to help protect your personal information in an effort to prevent unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. Despite these measures, you should know that we cannot fully eliminate security risks associated with personal information. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. Any content you post while using the Services is at your own risk. If you have any questions about security on our Services, you can contact us at the contact information set forth below.





We welcome your comments or questions regarding this Privacy Policy. Please e-mail us at info@usnewsglobaleducation.com




We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time. If we make any changes to this Policy, we will change the “Last Updated” date above. If such changes are material, a notice of the changes will be posted along with the revised Privacy Policy, prior to the change becoming effective. We encourage you to visit this page from time to time for the latest on our privacy practices.