Testing Procedures and Requirements
Testing is available to homeschooled children in the United States. Public school students are not eligible for testing with Affordable Homeschool Testing Services (“Company”). Clients are responsible for ensuring their equipment and internet connection are adequate for web-based testing. Client understands and agrees that test items in the Products are NWEA property, subject to all copyright protections under federal and state laws, and must be kept confidential. Client agrees to monitor and supervise his/her child(ren) throughout the test event and will ensure that no one copies, prints or otherwise distributes any test items in the Products. If Client has any questions about testing support or interpreting and/or analyzing assessment results, Client will contact Company directly at [email protected] .
All payments are due upon receipt. If a payment is not received or payment method is declined, the client’s appointment will be cancelled. If no payment is received, the appointment will not be honored.
We do not print or mail score reports. All reports are delivered via email as encrypted pdfs. Clients are responsible for acquiring the software required to access pdf files and for maintaining their email so they are able to receive the reports via email.
Clients are encouraged to review our refund and retesting policies. . In the event that the web-based test is unavailable or company is unable to provide testing services at the scheduled testing time, clients will be offered the option of rescheduling or receiving a complete refund. Company does not guarantee testing will be available as scheduled.
An appointment may be cancelled up until 24 hours before the scheduled appointment time. After that, clients should consult the retesting policy.
Any complaints about testing, reports or proctors may be sent to our support team: [email protected] . There is no guarantee of a resolution. Each case will be looked at individually.
The seller is not responsible for any health or safety concerns due to testing. If any harm is incurred from the service purchased by the buyer, Company shares no responsibility. In no event shall Company be liable to client or any third party for any damages in excess of the fees paid to Company.
LICENSE GRANT: The Company’s Family Client (the “Licensee”) is hereby granted a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable right and license to access and use the Products within the State in which the Licensee is organized, authorized and resides (the “Licensee Territory”) to provide non-commercial access to and use of NWEA’s MAP and MPG assessments (referred to herein as the “Products”) to their homeschooled children for the sole purpose of performing formative assessments of those children (the “License”). Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the Licensee acknowledges that NWEA retains all rights under copyright and all other intellectual property rights in and to the Products, all Items included therein. The Licensee’s rights to access and use the Products shall terminate upon the earlier of (i) termination of the agreement between the Licensee and Company granting this License, or (ii) termination of Company’s right and license to the Products. Licensee acknowledges that after termination of this testing agreement for any reason, use of the Products is strictly prohibited and would constitute infringement of NWEA’s proprietary rights. Company shall immediately discontinue Licensee’s access to the Products upon termination of this testing agreement.
Licensee grants to NWEA the right to use rostering data and the personally identifiable assessment data in the Growth Research Database (“GRD”) for research studies. This permission will be in effect until Licensee provides notice to Company and NWEA to remove any personally identifiable data from the GRD; Licensee will send removal request to NWEA by emailing [email protected] Licensee acknowledges that any deidentified data will be maintained by NWEA.
NWEA REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY. NWEA represents that it has the right to grant this License. NWEA MAKES NO WARRANTY WHATSOEVER, WHETHER STATUTORY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, ACCURACY, NON-INFRINGEMENT, TITLE. NWEA IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE VALIDITY, FAIRNESS OR QUALITY OF ASSESSMENTS FOR HOMESCHOOL USE.
NWEA WILL HAVE NO LIABILITY UNDER THE LICENSEE’S AGREEMENT WITH COMPANY. IN NO EVENT SHALL NWEA BE LIABLE FOR CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE OR OTHER INDIRECT DAMAGES. FURTHERMORE, NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING CONTAINED IN THE AGREEMENT TO THE CONTRARY, UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL NWEA BE LIABLE TO LICENSEE OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY DAMAGES IN EXCESS OF THE FEES PAID TO NWEA BY OR ON BEHALF OF THE LICENSEE PURSUANT TO THE LICENSE OR THE LICENSEE’S AGREEMENT WITH COMPANY DURING THE TWELVE-MONTH PERIOD IMMEDIATELY PRECEDING SUCH CLAIM.
TESTING PROTOCOL: Licensee understands and agrees that test items in the Products are NWEA property, subject to all copyright protections under federal and state laws, and must be kept confidential. Licensee agrees to monitor and supervise his/her child(ren) throughout the test event and will ensure that no one copies, prints or otherwise distributes any test items in the Products. If Licensee has any questions about testing support or interpreting and/or analyzing assessment results, Licensee will contact Company directly.
STUDENT DATA. Licensee acknowledges and agrees that because Company is aggregating multiple homeschool students under a single license to the Products, Company will control how user roles to the Products are configured for all its clients (including students, families and homeschool service providers). Many user roles for the Products allow the user to view student personally identifiable information for all students under the license. Company shall configure user roles in accordance with applicable data privacy laws and its data privacy policies to avoid unnecessary re-disclosure of student PII. If user roles are improperly assigned or maintained by Company, it is possible that Company’s clients may gain access to PII of another client.
Licensee also acknowledges that if Licensee in the future wishes to access the Products through a school or different entity (besides the Company), NWEA will not be able to disaggregate and port an End User’s data under such new license. Client understands and assents to these limitations on the future accessibility of its assessment data.