Terms and Use

Terms and Use


Website Terms & Use

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Your use of and access to The Witherspoon Institute web site (www.winst.org) is subject to this User Agreement and any other terms set forth through the site, and all applicable laws. By accessing and browsing the site, you fully accept, without qualification or limitation the terms and conditions specified in this User Agreement. IF YOU DO NOT FULLY AGREE TO THIS USER AGREEMENT AND DISCLAIMER, YOU SHOULD NOT USE THE SITE.

The Witherspoon Institute, its Fellows, staff, faculty and/or Board of Trustees will not be responsible or liable for any damages or injuries caused by use of and access to our web site (such as data transmissions, omissions, or misstatements). We do not guarantee any information, service, or merchandise provided on or through the web site.

General Guidelines

You are prohibited from posting or transmitting any threatening, obscene, unlawful, defamatory, libelous, scandalous, inflammatory, or pornographic material or any material that could promote conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any law, or is contrary to the core principles of the Witherspoon Institute. The Witherspoon Institute, its Fellows, staff, faculty, and/or Board of Trustees assume no responsibility or liability arising from the postings, transmission, content or information on the site, or from any error, defamation, libel, slander, omission, falsehood, obscenity, pornography, or inaccuracy contained in any such postings, transmissions, information, or content on this or any of the organization’s site(s). The Witherspoon Institute cannot and does not endorse or represent the reliability or accuracy of any of the content or information distributed through or accessed from its web site(s). You hereby agree that your reliance upon any content or information distributed through or accessed from the web site is at your sole risk.

Copyright Information

All content of www.winst.org is proprietary to The Witherspoon Institute. The Witherspoon Institute reserves all rights under United States and international laws regarding the content of www.winst.org. Unauthorized use of any content may violate copyright, civil and criminal statutes, and privacy and publicity laws.

The “Witherspoon Institute” logo and name are proprietary to the Witherspoon Institute. All other third party servicemarks or trademarks used or referenced to on this web site are the property of their respective owners. Nothing contained on or through this web site should be construed as granting any license or right of use of any trademark or service mark displayed on the web site without the written permission of The Witherspoon Institute.

Use of Communications and Materials

Any material or communication you transmit to the web site by (Secured) Hypertext Transfer Protocol, File Transfer Protocol, electronic mail or otherwise, including any questions, suggestions, comments, data or the like is non-proprietary and non-confidential, except to the extent specified in our policy. Anything you knowingly or unknowingly transmit or post becomes our property or the property of our affiliates and may be used for any purpose. Additionally, the Witherspoon Institute may use any concepts, ideas, or techniques contained in any data you send to the web site for any reason or purpose whatsoever including, but not limited to, developing and marketing services or products using such data.

Injuries and Damages

The Witherspoon Institute, its Fellows, staff, faculty and/or Board of Trustees will not be responsible or liable for any incidental, consequential, direct, indirect, or punitive damages or injuries, including, but not limited to, omissions, errors, mistakes, delays in transmission, typographical errors, deletion of files, and delays in operation, your reliance on or use of any service, information, or merchandise provided on or through the web site, or any failure of performance arising out of or caused by access to or use of any information or content contained in or on the web site, the content of any web site, or web sites hyperlinked to the web site, even if we are negligent and/or have been advised of the possibility of such damages.

Indemnification

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold the Witherspoon Institute, and the Witherspoon Institute’s affiliate employees, trustees, officers, agents, material or communication providers, and Internet Service Providers harmless from any and all losses, liabilities, claims, expenses, and damage awards, including, but not limited to attorneys’ fees, that arise from any claim, action, or demand, by your use of or in connection with submission, transmission, posting, broadcast, or other communication with or to the web site.

Hyperlinks

Hyperlinks to sites not under oversight or control of the Witherspoon Institute are provided as a convenience/service to you and are not affiliated with or sponsored by the Witherspoon Institute. We have not reviewed any or all of the sites hyperlinked to or from this web site and are not responsible for the content of any other web sites. The links are to be accessed at your own risk, and we make no representations or warranties about the content, completeness, or accuracy of these links or the web sites these hyperlinks point to. If you operate another website and are interested in linking to our website, you agree to be bound by the following rules: (1) the link must be a text-only link clearly marked “winst.org” OR “Witherspoon Institute”; (2) the link must “point” to the URL “http://www.winst.org” and not to any other pages; (3) the link, and use thereof, must be in connection with a website of appropriate subject matter which furthers the mission and principles of the Witherspoon Institute; (4) the link, and use thereof, may not be such that it may cause damage or dilute the goodwill associated with the Witherspoon Institute’s names and marks; (5) the link, and use thereof, may not create the false appearance that an entity is associated with or sponsored by the Witherspoon Institute; (6) the link, when activated by a user, must display this site full-screen and not with a “frame” on the linked website; (7) if you wish to link to our site, the Witherspoon Institute requests that you provide us with notice of your link by emailing info(at)winst.org; and (8) The Witherspoon Institute reserves the right to revoke consent to the link at any time in its sole discretion, either by amending these Terms and Conditions or through other notice.

Warranties

The materials and information contained in this web site are intended only for your personal information. By entering and interacting with this web site, you agree to hold the Witherspoon Institute, Fellows, staff, faculty, Board of Trustees, and our affiliates harmless and not responsible for the data/content distributed by the web site. The Witherspoon Institute makes no representations or warranties about the completeness or accuracy of the web site’s content or the information or other material found on or in the web site, nor do we purport to review the accuracy of information and other materials available on the web site. The Witherspoon Institute is not liable for typographical errors, layout error or misinformation, omissions, technical inaccuracies or other errors contained in the site.

THE WITHERSPOON INSTITUTE HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO PRODUCTS OR SERVICES, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.

THE MATERIALS, SERVICES, AND INFORMATION IN THIS WEB SITE ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS WHATSOEVER OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.

UNIFORM DISCLOSURE STATEMENT

The Witherspoon Institute is a §501(c)(3) organization, gifts to which are deductible as charitable contributions for Federal income tax purposes.

Miscellaneous

The User Agreement set forth in the web site is governed and interpreted under the laws of the United States of America and the state of New Jersey, without giving effect to its conflicts of laws provisions. If any portion of the User Agreement is deemed unlawful, void, or unenforceable, that part will be deemed severable and will not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. The Witherspoon Institute can, at its sole discretion, replace or amend such provisions with another provision.

The User Agreement sets forth the entire understanding and agreement between us with respect to the site and any materials, communications, transmissions, or posting to the site. We reserve the right to revise the User Agreement at any time by updating this posting. You agree to be bound by any such revisions, and you should periodically read and review the User Agreement.

Last modified: 3/26/2014