Terms and Conditions of Use
Site Contents, Ownership, and Use Restrictions
The information contained in this Site including all illustrations, designs, videoclips, writings and other materials that appear herein are copyrights, trademarks, trade dress or other intellectual property owned, controlled, or licensed (all of which, collectively, are herein referred to as the “Contents”) by the Ollendorff Center for Religious and Human Understanding (“Ollendorff Center”). Everything you see or read on this site is owned by us or used with permission. You may not copy, use, or retransmit anything for our site without our express written permission by us. Furthermore, you are not allowed to post or distribute any material you do not own or which you do not have permission to use. Violation of this policy may result in copyright, trademark, or other intellectual property rights violation and subject you to civil or criminal penalties.
Comments, Feedback, Postings,
and other Information Submissions
You agree that any material, information, and ideas that you transmit to this Site or otherwise provide to the Ollendorff Center ("Transmissions") shall be and remain Ollendorff Center’s property. All Transmissions will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary and Ollendorff Center shall be under no obligation of any kind with respect to such information and shall be free to reproduce, use, disclose, and distribute the Transmissions to others without limitation. Additionally, Ollendorff Center shall be free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques contained in such information for any purpose whatsoever including, but not limited to, developing, manufacturing, or marketing products incorporating such information. You further agree that Ollendorff Center may use information about your demographics and use of this Site in any manner that does not reveal your identity. In addition, you agree, and are hereby put on notice, that you are prohibited from posting or transmitting to or from this Site any unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, inflammatory, pornographic, or profane material or any other material that could give rise to any civil or criminal liability under law. You are solely responsible for the content of any comments you make.
Appropriate Online Conduct and Content
Anytime, with the exception of private e-mail, you upload to, distribute content, or publish through us, you grant us the right to edit, copy, remove, distribute, and create derivative works from and publish such content in any form and medium, whether electronically or in hard copy and whether alone or as part of a collective work. You shall retain, however, whatever other rights you have in pre-owned elements of such content. All areas on the Site are public and not private communications. Chats, postings, conferences, and other communications by users are not endorsed by us and such communications shall not be considered reviewed, screened or approved by us. We reserve the right for any reason to remove without notice any contents of the Site received from a user, including without limitation message board postings. This Web site may contain hyperlinks to Web sites operated by parties other than us. Such hyperlinks are provided for reference and convenience only. We do not control such Web sites, and are not responsible for their contents. Just because we have hyperlinks to such Web sites does not mean we endorse any of the material on such Web sites or have any association with their operators. We can, whenever we want, edit or delete any content displayed, uploaded to, distributed, or otherwise published through the Site. You are entirely responsible and liable for all of your activities on theollendorffcenter.org. Listed below are some, but not all, violations that may result in termination of your access to the site. By using this site, you agree not to do any of the following: 1. Post, transmit, promote, or distribute content that is illegal. 2. Harass, threaten, embarrass, or do anything else to another member that is unwanted. This means: insulting them, repeatedly sending them unwanted messages, attack their race, heritage, gender, sexual preference, etc. 3. Transmit or facilitate distribution of content that is libelous, harmful, threatening, harassing, abusive, racially or ethnically offensive, vulgar, sexually explicit, obscene, defamatory, or objectionable in a reasonable person's view. 4. Disrupt the flow of chat areas with vulgar language, abusiveness, or other conduct that may disrupt normal activities. 5. Pretend to be anyone whom you are not. You may not impersonate another member, an Ollendorff Center staff member, or anyone else. 6. Attempt to get a password, other account information, or other private information from a member, or harvest e-mail addresses or other information.7. Post, transmit, promote, or distribute content that is illegal. 8. Post any unsolicited advertising, promotional materials, or any other forms of solicitation. We reserve the right to remove content at any time, including any content that violates these standards. We are not responsible for any objectionable material you may encounter while using the Site.
Disclaimer of Liability
IN NO EVENT SHALL OLLENDORFF CENTER BE LIABLE FOR SPECIAL, INDIRECT, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS, WITHOUT REGARD TO THE FORM OF ANY ACTION, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, OR OTHER TORTIOUS ACTIONS, ALL ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE, COPYING, OR DISPLAY OF THE CONTENTS OF THIS SITE. We, and anyone who helped us, create, produce, deliver, or maintain the site are not liable for any damages that may result from your use of the site. This includes direct, incidental, consequential, indirect, or punitive damages and attorneys' fees arising from your access to, or use of, the site, including but not limited to challenges or actions for infringement, libel, and slander. Therefore, your use of this site is at your risk only. Further, everything on the site is provided to you "as is," without warranties of any kind, either express or implied, unless such warranties are legally incapable of exclusion. Upon our request, you agree to indemnify and hold us harmless from all liabilities, claims and expenses, including attorneys' fees, that arise from any breach of these terms of service for which you are responsible, or from the use of this service or the transmission of any content through this service. In other words, if you do something that, according to these terms, warrants your termination from the site or expulsion from the site, you must accept full responsibility for anything that happens afterwards. From time to time, Ollendorff Center may promote or offer services and/or products by a third company ("OFFERS"). IN NO EVENT SHALL OLLENDORFF CENTER BE LIABLE FOR SPECIAL, INDIRECT, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER CAUSED BY THE USE OR FULFILLMENT OF THESE OFFERS.