Terms of Service



DCI Terms of Service

Effective Date: 03/17/22


Please review these website terms and conditions of use (“Terms of Service”) that govern the use of the DCI site, or any other of our websites where this Terms of Service is posted (collectively, the “Site”).  Throughout these Terms of Service, the terms “Company,” “we,” “our,” or “us” means DCI.  The terms “you,” “your,” “user,” and “users,” refer to all individuals and/or entities accessing the Site for any reason.


By visiting the Site you accept and agree to be bound by these Terms of Service, including any future modifications.  You also represent and warrant to the Company that you will use the Site in a manner consistent with any and all applicable laws, rules, and regulations.  Company may modify these Terms of Service at any time, and each such modification will be effective upon posting on Site.  Your continued use of the Site following any modification of these Terms of Service constitutes your acceptance of and agreement to be legally bound by the Terms of Service as modified.  It is therefore important that you review these Terms of Service regularly.  If you do not agree to all of these Terms of Service, or our Privacy Policy , please do not use this Site.

  1. Use Restrictions

The content on this Site, such as text, graphics, images, photographs, illustrations, trademarks, trade names, service marks, logos, information obtained from our licensors, and other materials (“Contents”) is protected by copyright under applicable United States laws.   Any use of the Contents not expressly permitted by these Terms of Service is a breach of these Terms of Service and may violate copyright, trademark, and other laws.  Except as stated herein, none of the Contents may be copied, reproduced, distributed, republished, downloaded, displayed, posted or transmitted in any form or by any means without the prior written permission of Company or its licensors.

You may not, without our written permission, “mirror” any Contents contained on the Site or any other server.  You may not use the Site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms of Service.  You may not use the Site in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Site, or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the Site.  You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Site through hacking, password mining or any other means.  We reserve the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to the Site, or any portion thereof, at any time, for any reason or for no reason at all, without prior notice or any notice.

  1. Liability of DCI and Its Licensors and Partners

The use of the Site or the Contents is at your own risk.  The Contents in this Site could include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors.  We may make changes or improvements at any time.

The contents in this site are provided “as is” and without warranties of any kind either express or implied, and to the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, we disclaim all warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.  We do not warrant that the functions contained in the material will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful components. We do not warrant or make any representations regarding the use of or the result of the use of the contents in this site in terms of their correctness, accuracy, reliability, or otherwise.  You (and not us) assume the entire cost of all necessary servicing, repair or correction.

We assume no liability, whether in contract or tort, for any direct, indirect, special, consequential, or punitive damages, including (without limitation) damages for loss of anticipated profits or revenue or other economic loss in connection with or arising from any act or omission by us, our agents, affiliates, joint venture partners, independent contractors, or unaffiliated third parties as a result of any act or omission in fulfillment of or in breach of these terms of service or the privacy policy.

  1. Contact with Third Parties and Third Party Websites

The Site may contain hyperlinks to other websites and webpages (“Third-Party Pages”), as well as to text, graphics, videos, images, music, sounds, and information belonging to or originating from other third-parties (collectively, “Third-Party Applications”).   The Company does not investigate, monitor, or review any Third-Party Pages or Third-Party Applications to ensure their accuracy, completeness, or appropriateness.  The Company is not responsible for the Third-Party Pages or any Third-Party Applications accessed through the Site. You agree that we shall have no liability with respect to any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of any dealings between you and any third party, or as a result of the presence of such third party on the Site.

The inclusion of any hyperlinks to any Third-Party Pages or Third-Party Applications on the Site does not indicate the Company’s approval or endorsement thereof.  These links are provided solely as a convenience or benefit to users.  Your interactions with a third party on the Site, or based on such third party’s participation or presence on the Site, are solely between you and the third party.  We make no representations or warranties with respect to the content, ownership, or legality of any such linked third party website. If you choose to leave the Site to access any Third-Party Pages or Third-Party Applications, you do so at your own risk.

  1. Indemnity

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold Company, its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, licensees, and partners, harmless from and against any claims, actions, demands, liabilities, and settlements including, without limitation, reasonable legal and accounting fees, resulting from, or alleged to result from, your use of the Site or Contents, or your violation of these Terms of Service.

  1. Modification or Suspension of the Site

You agree that we may, in our sole discretion and at any time, modify, discontinue, or suspend our operation of the Site, any part thereof or any Contents, temporarily or permanently, without notice or liability to you.

  1. Applicable Laws

United States: If you have accessed the Site from the United States, these Terms of Service are governed in accordance with the laws of the State of Michigan, United States of America, without regard to its conflict of law provisions.  You and Company hereby expressly consent and submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts of Oakland County, Michigan, United States of America for the adjudication or disposition of any claim, action or dispute arising out of these Terms of Service.  If any provision of these Terms of Service is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these Terms of Service, which shall remain in full force and effect.  No waiver of any of these Terms of Service shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or condition or any other term or condition.

  1. Notice and Take Down Procedures

If you believe any Submission accessible on or from the Site infringes your copyright, you may request removal of those materials (or access thereto) from this Site by contacting us at the address identified below and providing the following information:

  • Identification of the copyrighted work that you believe to be infringed.  Please describe the work, and where possible include a copy or the location (e.g., URL) of an authorized version of the work;
  • Identification of the Submission that you believe to be infringing and its location.  Please describe the Submission, and provide us with its URL or any other pertinent information that will allow us to locate the Submission;
  • Your name, address, telephone number, and (if available) email address;
  • A statement that you have a good faith belief that the complained of use of the work is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
  • A statement that the information you have supplied is accurate, and indicating that “under penalty of perjury,” you are the copyright owner or authorized representative; and
  • A signature or the electronic equivalent from the copyright holder or authorized representative.
  1. Our address for copyright issues relating to this website is as follows:

1435 W. Auburn Rd.

Rochester Hills, MI 48309


    11.  DCI Enrollment and Virtual School Acknowledgment

You agree and understand that it is mandatory that students enrolled in our program participate in state and federal testing during required dates, generally scheduled in April.  You further understand that you may be also responsible for travel costs associated with commuting tour physical building location(s) for orientation(s), state and federal testing purposes, and any other required activity.   You agree and understand that access assessment for ELL (English Language Learners) students must be taken as mandated by the Michigan Department of Education as part of the state testing and assessments, normally scheduled in February/March of each year.  You understand and agree that you/your student will make two-way communication with the designated district mentor or advocate each week. Failure to meet this requirement will result in the student being withdrawn from the school. You also hereby grant permission for the release of all education records for your student to the school district.  Lastly, you understand and agree to receive marketing materials from the school.

    12.  Network and Internet Access  

See: Network and Internet Access Agreement for Students – Diploma & Careers Institute (

    12.  Complete Agreement

Except as expressly provided in a particular notice or disclaimer posted by or on behalf of us on this Site, these Terms of Service, including our Privacy Policy, constitute the entire agreement between you and us with respect to the use of the Site and Contents.