Piazza is a powerful online platform where students and instructors can ask questions, post answers and share knowledge and ideas – in real-time and at any time. Piazza comes from the Italian word for plaza, a town square where the community comes together to share information. That's what 50,000 professors and millions of students around the globe are doing when they turn to Piazza to collaborate and learn from each other, while at the same time replacing the clutter of emails and disconnected class discussion threads. Best of all: it's free, easy to use, and accessible! Piazza has partnered with eSSENTIAL Accessibility to offer a free assistive technology app to members of our community who have trouble typing, moving a mouse or reading.
People who have trouble typing, moving a mouse or reading due to a variety of conditions such as:
Simple to use, the eSSENTIAL Accessibility assistive technology app is activated in moments.
Using a Mac? Click here to learn about using the app on an Apple computer to learn about using the app on an Apple computer.
Piazza Technologies is continually working to
make its web content and resources accessible as
part of its inclusion efforts online. We believe
that our visitors should have a choice on how
they view our content, and are committed to
providing a website that takes into account
leading web accessibility practices.
We have undertaken measures to ensure that we follow best practices as put forth by the World Wide Web Consortium’s (W3C’s) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 Level A & AA on https://piazza.com/lite as well as our other digital properties.
Piazza Technologies is dedicated to a process of ongoing improvements and endeavors to ensure all content is developed under the WCAG guidelines as outlined above.
If you have difficulty accessing our websites or if you have feedback on how we can improve your online experience, please contact us at [email protected].
IMPORTANT – PLEASE READ CAREFULLY
Before reading the articles below, please note the following preliminary terms, which use some of the definitions specified in Article 1 below:
Entering into this Agreement: This End User License Agreement constitutes a valid and binding agreement between eSSENTIAL Accessibility Inc. and You, as a user, for the use of the eSSENTIAL Accessibility Software. You must enter into this Agreement by clicking on the ACCEPT button in order to install and use the eSSENTIAL Accessibility Software. You hereby agree and acknowledge that this Agreement covers all your use of eSSENTIAL Accessibility Software, whether it be from this installation or from any other terminals where eSSENTIAL Accessibility Software has been installed, by you or by third parties. Furthermore, by installing and continuing to use the eSSENTIAL Accessibility Software You agree to be bound by the terms of this Agreement and any new versions hereof.
Electronic Signatures and Agreement(s): You acknowledge and agree that by clicking on the ACCEPT button or similar buttons or links as may be designated by eSSENTIAL Accessibility to show Your approval of any foregoing texts and/or to download and install the eSSENTIAL Accessibility Software, You are entering into a legally binding contract. You hereby agree to the use of electronic communication in order to enter into contracts, place orders and create other records and to the electronic delivery of notices, policies and records of transactions initiated or completed through the eSSENTIAL Accessibility Software. Furthermore, You hereby waive any rights or requirements under any laws or regulations in any jurisdiction which require an original (non-electronic) signature or delivery or retention of non-electronic records, to the extent permitted under applicable mandatory law.
Jurisdiction’s Restrictions: if You are residing in a jurisdiction which restricts the use of internet-based applications according to age, or which restricts the ability to enter into agreements such as this agreement according to age and You are under such a jurisdiction and under such age limit, You may not enter into this Agreement and download, install or use the eSSENTIAL Accessibility Software. Furthermore, if You are residing in a jurisdiction where it is forbidden by law to offer or use software for internet or Internet telephony, You may not enter into this Agreement and You may not download, install or use the eSSENTIAL Accessibility Software. By entering into this Agreement You explicitly state that You have verified in Your own jurisdiction if Your use of the eSSENTIAL Accessibility Software is allowed.
THE eSSENTIAL Accessibility SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED “AS IS”, WITH NO WARRANTIES WHATSOEVER; the eSSENTIAL Accessibility Inc. DOES NOT, EITHER EXPRESSED, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, MAKE ANY WARRANTIES, CLAIMS OR REPRESENTATIONS WITH RESPECT TO THE eSSENTIAL Accessibility SOFTWARE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, WARRANTIES OF QUALITY, PERFORMANCE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY, OR FITNESS FOR USE OR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. the eSSENTIAL Accessibility FURTHER DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE eSSENTIAL Accessibility SOFTWARE WILL ALWAYS BE AVAILABLE, ACCESSIBLE, UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, ACCURATE, COMPLETE AND ERROR-FREE OR WILL OPERATE WITHOUT PACKET LOSS, NOR DOES the eSSENTIAL Accessibility WARRANT ANY CONNECTION TO OR TRANSMISSION FROM THE INTERNET, OR ANY QUALITY OF CALLS MADE THROUGH THE eSSENTIAL Accessibility SOFTWARE.
YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT the eSSENTIAL Accessibility, ITS AFFILIATES AND THE eSSENTIAL Accessibility STAFF WILL HAVE NO LIABILITY IN CONNECTION WITH OR ARISING FROM YOUR USE OF THE eSSENTIAL Accessibility SOFTWARE, AS SET FORTH BELOW.
The following is a legal software license agreement between you, the software end user, and eSSENTIAL Accessibility Inc.. Carefully read this license agreement before using the product. Using the product indicates that you have read this license agreement and agree to its terms. Grant of License. The SOFTWARE PRODUCT is licensed, not sold. This license permits you to use one copy of the software included in this package on any single computer. For each software license, the program can be "in use" on only one computer at any given time. The software is "in use" when it is either loaded into RAM or installed into the hard disk, Server or other permanent memory. A special license permit from eSSENTIAL Accessibility Inc. is required if the program is going to be installed on a network server for the sole purpose of distribution to other computers. Copyright. The software contained in this package is owned by eSSENTIAL Accessibility Inc. and is protected by International copyright laws, international treaty provisions, and all other applicable national laws. The software must be treated like all other copyrighted materials (e.g. books and musical recordings). This license does not allow the software to be rented or leased, and the written materials accompanying the software (if any) may not be copied.
You will not undertake, cause, permit or authorize the modification, creation of derivative works, translation, reverse engineering, decompiling, disassembling or hacking of the eSSENTIAL Accessibility software or any part thereof. Limited Warranty. eSSENTIAL Accessibility Inc., warrants that the software contained herein will perform substantially in accordance with the accompanying documentation. No Other Warranties. eSSENTIAL Accessibility Inc. disclaims all other warranties, either express or implied, including but not limited to implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, with respect to the Software, the accompanying written materials, and any accompanying hardware (if any). No Liability for Consequential Damages. In no event shall eSSENTIAL Accessibility Inc. or its suppliers be liable for any damages whatsoever (including but not limited to damages for loss of business profits, business interruption, loss of business information, or any other pecuniary loss) which results from an inability to use this software, even if eSSENTIAL Accessibility Inc. has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Because some states/jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of consequential or incidental damages, the above limitations may not apply to you.
© eSSENTIAL Accessibility – Last revised: November, 2013
THIS IS A LEGAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOU AND eSSENTIAL Accessibility Inc. ("eA") STATING THE TERMS THAT GOVERN YOUR USE OF THE eA APPLICATION ("LICENSED APPLICATION"). THIS AGREEMENT, TOGETHER WITH ALL UPDATES, ADDITIONAL TERMS, SOFTWARE LICENSES, AND ALL OF eA'S RULES AND POLICIES, COLLECTIVELY CONSTITUTE THE "AGREEMENT" BETWEEN YOU AND eA. BY INSTALLING THE LICENSED APPLICATION YOU ARE INDICATING THAT YOU AGREE TO THESE TERMS. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS DO NOT INSTALL OR USE THE APPLICATION. YOU MUST ACCEPT AND ABIDE BY THESE TERMS AS PRESENTED TO YOU. CHANGES, ADDITIONS, OR DELETIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE.
The Licensed Application is licensed, not sold, to You for use only under the terms of this license, unless accompanies by a separate license agreement, in which case the terms of that separate license agreement will govern, subject to Your prior acceptance of that separate license agreement. The licensor (eA) reserves all rights not expressly granted to You.
a. Scope of License: This license granted to You for the Licensed Application by eA is limited to a non-transferable license to use the Licensed Application on any Android device that You own or control. This license does not allow You to use the Licensed Application on any Android device that You do not own or control, and You may not distribute or make the Licensed Application available over a network where it could be used by multiple devices at the same time. You may not rent, lease, lend, sell, redistribute or sublicense the Licensed Application. You may not copy (except as expressly permitted by this license), decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble, attempt to derive the source code of, modify, or create derivative works of the Licensed Application, any updates, or any part thereof (except as and only to the extent any foregoing restriction is prohibited by applicable law or to the extent as may be permitted by the licensing terms governing use of any open sourced components included with the Licensed Application). Any attempt to do so is a violation of the rights of eA and its licensors. If You breach this restriction, You may be subject to prosecution and damages. The terms of the license will govern any upgrades provided by eA that replace and/or supplement the original Product, unless such upgrade is accompanied by a separate license in which case the terms of that license will govern.
b. Consent to Use of Data: You agree that eA may collect and use technical data and related information, including but not limited to technical information about Your device, system and application software, and peripherals, that is gathered periodically to facilitate the provision of software updates, product support and other services to You (if any) related to the Licensed Application. eA may use this information to improve its products or to provide services or technologies to You.
c. Termination. The license is effective until terminated by You or eA. Your rights under this license will terminate automatically without notice from eA if You fail to comply with any term(s) of this license. Upon termination of the license, You shall cease all use of the Licensed Application, and destroy all copies, full or partial, of the Licensed Application.
d. Services; Third Party Materials. The Licensed Application may enable access to eA's and third party services and web sites (collectively and individually, "Services"). Use of the Services may require Internet access and that You accept additional terms of service.
You understand that by using any of the Services, You may encounter content that may be deemed offensive, indecent, or objectionable, which content may or may not be identified as having explicit language, and that the results of any search or entering of a particular URL may automatically and unintentionally generate links or references to objectionable material. Nevertheless, You agree to use the Services at Your sole risk and that eA shall not have any liability to You for content that may be found to be offensive, indecent, or objectionable.
You agree that any Services contain proprietary content, information and material that is protected by applicable intellectual property and other laws, including but not limited to copyright, and that You will not use such proprietary content, information or materials in any way whatsoever except for permitted use of the Services. No portion of the Services may be reproduced in any form or by any means. You agree not to modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute, or create derivative works based on the Services, in any manner, and You shall not exploit the Services in any unauthorized way whatsoever, including but not limited to, by trespass or burdening network capacity. You further agree not to use the Services in any manner to harass, abuse, stalk, threaten, defame or otherwise infringe or violate the rights of any other party, and that the Application Provider is not in any way responsible for any such use by You, nor for any harassing, threatening, defamatory, offensive or illegal messages or transmissions that You may receive as a result of using any of the Services.
In addition, eA makes no representation that such Services and Materials are appropriate or available for use in any particular location. To the extent You choose to access such Services or Materials, You do so at Your own initiative and are responsible for compliance with any applicable laws, including but not limited to applicable local laws. eA, and its licensors, reserve the right to change, suspend, remove, or disable access to any Services at any time without notice. In no event will eA be liable for the removal of or disabling of access to any such Services. eA may also impose limits on the use of or access to certain Services, in any case and without notice or liability.
e. NO WARRANTY: YOU EXPRESSLY ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT USE OF THE LICENSED APPLICATION IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK AND THAT THE ENTIRE RISK AS TO SATISFACTORY QUALITY, PERFORMANCE, ACCURACY AND EFFORT IS WITH YOU. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, THE LICENSED APPLICATION AND ANY SERVICES PERFORMED OR PROVIDED BY THE LICENSED APPLICATION ("SERVICES") ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE", WITH ALL FAULTS AND WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, AND eA HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH RESPECT TO THE LICENSED APPLICATION AND ANY SERVICES, EITHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND/OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, OF SATISFACTORY QUALITY, OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OF ACCURACY, OF QUIET ENJOYMENT, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTY RIGHTS. eA DOES NOT WARRANT AGAINST INTERFERENCE WITH YOUR ENJOYMENT OF THE LICENSED APPLICATION, THAT THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED IN, OR SERVICES PERFORMED OR PROVIDED BY, THE LICENSED APPLICATION WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, THAT THE OPERATION OF THE LICENSED APPLICATION OR SERVICES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, OR THAT DEFECTS IN THE LICENSED APPLICATION OR SERVICES WILL BE CORRECTED. NO ORAL OR WRITTEN INFORMATION OR ADVICE GIVEN BY eA OR ITS AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE SHALL CREATE A WARRANTY. SHOULD THE LICENSED APPLICATION OR SERVICES PROVE DEFECTIVE, YOU ASSUME THE ENTIRE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR OR CORRECTION. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR LIMITATIONS ON APPLICABLE STATUTORY RIGHTS OF A CONSUMER, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSION AND LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
f. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY. TO THE EXTENT NOT PROHIBITED BY LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL eA BE LIABLE FOR PERSONAL INJURY, OR ANY INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF DATA, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION OR ANY OTHER COMMERCIAL DAMAGES OR LOSSES, ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO YOUR USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE LICENSED APPLICATION, HOWEVER CAUSED, REGARDLESS OF THE THEORY OF LIABILITY (CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE) AND EVEN IF eA HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR PERSONAL INJURY, OR OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THIS LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
Please direct any questions or comments to eSSENTIAL Accessibility, Inc. in the form of an email ([email protected]).
Last date of modification: June 30, 2016
We may place email links and or forms on our Website to allow you to contact us directly. The Personal Information you provide in these links and forms is used to respond directly to your questions or comments. We may also file your comments to improve our website, products, or process, or review and discard the Personal Information. All information, other than the Personal Information that you send to eA using these email links or forms, will not be considered or treated as confidential information. Do not send us any information, ideas, suggestions, proposals, or comments that you consider confidential or that you want to be treated as confidential.
Use of Your Personally Identifiable Information. We use Personal Information to respond to your inquiries, improve our marketing and promotional efforts, to analyze Licensed Application and service offers, and to customize our services and Licensed Application(s). We may use Personal Information to deliver information to you and to contact you regarding administrative notices. We may also use Personal Information to resolve disputes and troubleshoot problems.
We may use additional information not considered Personally Identifiable to analyze and improve troubleshooting techniques and responses, and to improve the value of Licensed Application(s) and services provided by eA or third parties.
If the email address you provide us is an email address that you access via a wireless device, you understand that your wireless carrier's standard rates apply to these messages, and that you may change your mind at any time and elect to not receive such messages. You also represent that you are the owner or authorized user of the wireless device on which the messages may be received, and that you understand and are authorized to approve the applicable charges.
Required Disclosures. eA may disclose Personal Information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to prevent injury or property damage. We will usually attempt to notify you when we are making such a disclosure, but we may not do so in an emergency or when we are prohibited by law or court order from giving such notice.
Information Sharing and Third Party Service Partners. eA does not rent, sell, or share personal information about you with other people or non-affiliated companies without your consent or unless we have a good faith belief that access, use, preservation, or disclosure is reasonably necessary to (a) satisfy any law, regulation, legal process or enforceable governmental request, (b) enforce any applicable Terms of Service (including investigation of potential violations thereof), or (c) detect, prevent or otherwise address fraud, security, or technical issues.
eA may provide services for the Licensed Application through contractual arrangements with affiliates, service providers, partners and other third parties ("Service Partners"). eA and its Service Partners use your Personal Information to operate and deliver their products and services. Unless otherwise agreed by you in a separate agreement, eA's Service Partners may not use your Personal Information to inform you of other products or services available from those Service Providers.
Enforcement. If you have any questions or complaints regarding how your Personal Information is treated under this Policy or generally about the implementation of the principles of this policy, we encourage you to contact [email protected]
Last date of modification: June 30, 2016