Terms of Use, chemeddl.org

By using this web site or any of the associated web sites within the chemeddl.org domain, you acknowledge that you have read and understand these terms and conditions of use (“Terms of Use”) and agree to be bound by them. Chemical Education Digital Library (ChemEd DL) may change or modify these Terms of Use at any time by updating this posting. The terms “You” and “User” are used to refer to any one who is accessing any of the web sites under the chemeddl.org domain.

Please note that in using the site, you might click an item that takes you to another web site and you will want to review the policies, notices, terms, and conditions of those other sites.

Acceptable Use

Your use of ChemEd DL, its web site, its services, and its software is subject to the terms set out in these Terms of Use. You agree to use ChemEd DL only for purposes permitted by these Terms of Use.

(a) Copyright and Proprietary Rights

The entire contents of the chemeddl.org web site, including the text, graphics, images, logos, button icons, HTML code, and other “Material” are copyrighted by the ChemEd DL, or its licensors, under the copyright laws of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). User agrees not to remove or obscure copyright notices appearing on or within this web site. ChemEd DL grants no copyright or ownership interests to User for any of the material and proprietary information referred herein belonging to ChemEd DL. Permission to use chemeddl.org content may be granted in special circumstances on a case-by-case basis. Please direct any request to use content to chemeddl_contact@acs.org.

(b) Name and Logo

You may use the ChemEd DL name and logo expressly and exclusively for the purpose of providing a link to chemeddl.org or one of its web pages without written permission. All other uses of the ChemEd DL name or logo shall require prior written permission from ChemEd DL. ChemEd DL reserves the right to withhold approval or to terminate or modify such permission at its sole discretion.

(c) Prohibited Use

You agree not to post any false or inaccurate biographical information. You agree not to share your password with any third party.

You agree not to access or attempt to access any ChemEd DL content, services, or software by any means other than those provided by ChemEd DL. You specifically agree not to engage in any activity that interferes or disrupts the proper working ability of the ChemEd DL web site, its services, servers, or network connections.

You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell, or otherwise exploit any portion of the ChemEd DL web site for any commercial purpose without prior agreement with ChemEd DL.

You agree not to engage in any unlawful or commercial activity on the web site.

You may not post material that is copyrighted without first obtaining proper written consent from the copyright owner and transmitting such consent to ChemEd DL.

(d) Website Security

You are prohibited from violating or attempting to violate the security of chemeddl.org.

User Submissions

By posting on the ChemEd DL web site, you grant ChemEd DL and its partners the right to use this posted material and you grant any other user the right to access, display, view, store, and reproduce this material solely for their personal use.

Registration and Password

You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your information and password. You are responsible for all use associated with your site registration and the compliance with all Terms of Use.

Privacy Statement

Please review the privacy statement associated with this document.

Termination of Account

ChemEd DL reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to pursue all of its legal remedies, including but not limited to deletion of User's postings, termination of User's registration, termination of User's ability to access the web site and/or any other service provided to User by ChemEd DL, upon any breach by User of these Terms of Use, if ChemEd DL is unable to verify or authenticate any information User submits to the web site registration, if User conduct is believed to be harmful to the interests of ChemEd DL or its collaborators, or if User has not logged onto their account in the past 180 days.

Waiver of Liability

ChemEd DL does not screen or censor the User-generated content made available on the chemeddl.org web sites. ChemEd DL is NOT LIABLE for any content posted on the web site. User assumes all risks associated with dealing with other users with whom User comes in contact through the web site. Should a dispute arise between User and another user, User hereby agrees to release ChemEd DL from all claims, demands, and damages associated with such a dispute.

Waiver of Warranties

THE CONTENT THAT IS POSTED ON chemeddl.org MAY CONTAIN INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. ChemEd DL MAKES NO REPRESENTATION ABOUT THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, COMPLETENESS, OR TIMELINESS OF THE WEBSITE OR THE CONTENT POSTED. THE WEBSITE AND MATERIAL ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND. ChemEd DL, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING THE WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NONINFRINGEMENT. ChemEd DL MAKES NO WARRANTIES ABOUT THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, COMPLETENESS, OR TIMELINESS OF THE MATERIAL, SERVICES, SOFTWARE, TEXT, GRAPHICS, AND LINKS.

ChemEd DL DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE WEBSITE WILL OPERATE ERROR-FREE OR THAT THE WEBSITE AND ITS SERVER ARE FREE OF COMPUTER VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL MERCHANISMS. IF YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE OR THE MATERIAL RESULTS IN THE NEED FOR SERVICING OR REPLACING EQUIPMENT OR DATA, ChemEd DL IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THOSE COSTS.

Disclaimer of Consequential Damages

IN NO EVENT SHALL ChemEd DL OR ANY THIRD PARTIES MENTIONED ON chemeddl.org BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, INCIDENTAL AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS OR DAMAGES RESULTING FROM LOST DATA OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) RESULTING FROM THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE WEBSITE AND THE MATERIAL, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT ChemEd DL IS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

Links to Other Sites

ChemEd DL contains links to third-party web sites. These links are provided solely as a convenience to User and not as an endorsement by ChemEd DL of the contents on such third-party web sites. ChemEd DL is not responsible for the content of linked third-party sites and does not make any representations regarding the content or accuracy of materials on such third-party web sites. Accessing third-party web sites through links from chemeddl.org is performed at your own risk.

ChemEd DL does not represent or guarantee the truthfulness, accuracy, or reliability of communications posted by users or endorse any opinions expressed by users. User acknowledges that any reliance on material posted by other users will be at your own risk.

Indemnity

User agrees to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless ChemEd DL, its officers, directors, employees and agents, from and against any claims, actions or demands, including without limitation reasonable legal and accounting fees, alleging or resulting from your use of the chemeddl.org web sites or your breach of the terms of these Terms of Use (or Service Agreement). ChemEd DL shall provide notice to User promptly of any such claim, suit, or proceeding and shall assist User, at User's expense, in defending any such claim, suit or proceeding.

Terms of Agreement

User agrees not to make any unauthorized commercial use of this Website.

If User accesses the site from outside the United States, User does so at User's own risk.

Governing Laws

These Terms of Use are governed by the internal substantive laws of the State of Wisconsin, US. Jurisdiction for any claims arising under this agreement shall lie exclusively with the state or federal courts within the State of Wisconsin. If any provision of these Terms of Use are 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 Use, which shall remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any term of these Terms of Use shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or any other term.