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Conditions of Use:
Materials published by Adoption-Link and their affiliates (collectively the “Company,” “we” or “us”) on the Site may contain proprietary notices or describe products or services owned by the Company and/or third parties. Nothing contained herein shall be construed as granting to the user a license under any copyright, trademark, patent or other intellectual property right of the Company, its affiliates and/or any third party. Neither the Company nor its affiliates will be responsible for any third party material.
The information contained on the Site is proprietary to the Company and its providers and is protected under federal and state intellectual property laws and international treaty provisions. You may not provide this Site to third parties by way of sale, lease, sub-license, file transfer or through a networked or time-sharing environment.
To report a copyright violation, you may send a notice of the alleged violation that complies with the terms and conditions of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) to: DMCA Notices Attention: Adoption-Link Copyright Compliance –1113 South Boulevard, Oak Park, IL 60302 (708) 524-1433. For more information about the DMCA please visit http://copyright.gov. If we learn of a violation we may, in our sole discretion, take any of the following actions: (i) issue a warning; (ii) suspend or terminate any service on the Site; (iii) impose additional fees or charges; (iv) remove the offending content; and (v) take any other action we deem reasonable and allowed by law. We reserve the right to cooperate with any third-party investigations of alleged illegal or improper activity related to the Site. We specifically reserve the right to revise or reject any content at any time for any reason and may monitor any communications using network facilities. This includes efforts to prevent the introduction of viruses or other hostile code or ensure compliance with laws and our guidelines, procedures and technical requirements or otherwise.
Trademarks and License:
The Adoption-Linky names and logos, “Adoption-Link” names() and all related products and service names, design marks, and slogans are the trademarks, service marks or registered trademarks of the Company. All other trademarks or service marks contained herein are the trademarks of their respective owners. Nothing contained herein shall be construed as granting to the user of this Site any consent, waiver or license under any copyright, trademark, patent or other intellectual property or other legal right of the Company or any third party.
Consent to Monitoring and Disclosure:
We are under no obligation and do not assume any obligation to monitor the information residing on or transmitted to the Site. However, you agree that we may monitor the Site to operate the Site in order to protect the users of the Site and comply with all laws, regulations or requests from governmental authorities. We reserve the right to modify or delete any information contained on the Site.
Disclaimer of Liability:
YOU ASSUME ALL RESPONSIBILITY AND RISK FOR THE USE OF THIS SITE AND THE INTERNET GENERALLY. THE INFORMATION PROVIDED ON THIS SITE IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO WARRANTIES OF TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. NO INFORMATION PROVIDED BY THE COMPANY OR ITS EMPLOYEES SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY. THE COMPANY DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE INFORMATION ON THIS SITE OR ON THE INTERNET GENERALLY WILL BE UNINTERRUPTABLE OR ERROR FREE OR THAT ANY INFORMATION, SOFTWARE OR OTHER MATERIAL ACCESSIBLE FROM THE SERVER IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.
YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT YOU DOWNLOAD OR OTHERWISE OBTAIN MATERIAL OR DATA THROUGH THE USE OF THIS SITE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND THAT YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGES TO YOU, YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE USE OR DOWNLOAD OF SUCH MATERIAL OR DATA.
WE DO NOT ASSUME ANY LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, OR USEFULNESS OF ANY INFORMATION DISCLOSED ON THIS SITE OR OTHER MATERIAL ACCESSIBLE FROM THIS SITE. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE COMPANY BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THE INFORMATION ON THIS SITE OR THE INTERNET GENERALLY.
References on the Site to any products, services or Website links of any third parties shall not constitute or imply an endorsement of such products, services or Websites by the Company. The Company makes no representations and is not responsible for the quality, legality, decency, or any other aspect of the products, services or Websites provided by third parties that may be referred to on the Site.
Access to the Site:
You agree that you will comply with any security processes and procedures (such as passwords) specified by the Company with respect to access to or use of the Site. Further, you agree not to access or attempt to access any areas of or through this Site that are not intended for general public access, unless you have been provided with express written authorization by the Company. You agree that you will not disrupt the functioning of this Site or otherwise act in a way that interferes with other users’ use of the Site.
Users of this Site shall not use this Site to transmit unsolicited e-mail messages, including without limitation, unsolicited bulk e-mail, where such e-mails could reasonably be expected to provoke complaints (“spam”). Further, you are prohibited from obtaining the service of another provider to send spam to promote a site hosted on this Site.
For further information relating to the issues contained in these Terms and Conditions or questions or problems regarding the Site, please click on Contact Us.
In order to access certain Sites and services, you may be required to enter a user name and password on the Site. You shall not permit any other person or entity to use your user name or password and will ensure that you log off from your account at the end of each session on the Site. You agree not to disclose your user name or password to any other person or entity and shall hold your user name and password in confidence. In the event you determine that another party has gained access to your password or user name, or that another party has accessed the Site or service using your user name or password, you shall immediately notify us of such access. In such event, we will delete your old user name and password and, in our sole discretion, issue a new user name and password to you.
The Site is a service provided, controlled and operated by Company, which has its principal place of business in the State of Illinois, United States of America. We make no representation that the Site is available or appropriate for users in all jurisdictions. You acknowledge that users access the Site on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with applicable laws, regulations and treaty provisions. These terms and conditions and your agreement to be bound by them shall, to the maximum lawful extent, be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Illinois without reference to principles of conflicts of laws. YOU AND WE AGREE THAT THE STATE AND FEDERAL COURTS LOCATED IN ILLINOIS SHALL BE THE EXCLUSIVE FORUM FOR THE RESOLUTION OF ALL DISPUTES BETWEEN YOU AND US RELATING TO YOUR USE OF THE SITE. YOU AND WE HEREBY CONSENT TO THE PERSONAL JURISDICTION OF THESE COURTS. TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, YOU AND WE WAIVE THE RIGHT TO A TRIAL BY JURY. If the forgoing exclusive forum provision is unenforceable or inapplicable to a dispute between you and us, you and we agree that such dispute shall be resolved and finally settled by mutually binding arbitration conducted in accordance with the commercial arbitration rules of the American Arbitration Association by one arbitrator appointed in accordance with said rules. To the extent permitted by said rules, the location of the arbitration shall be in Chicago, Illinois. The arbitrator shall apply Illinois law without reference to conflict of laws principles.
We may amend these terms and conditions from time to time without prior notice . If we make material changes to these terms and conditions we will announce that we have made changes on the Website. Your continued use of the Website after such announcement will constitute your acceptance of the new terms and conditions.