Terms of Use

Agreement Between User and AACF

The Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families (AACF) Web Site is comprised of various web pages operated by AACF which is offered to you conditioned on your acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions, and notices contained herein. Your use of the AACF Web Site constitutes your agreement to all such terms, conditions, and notices.

Modification of these Terms of Use

AACF reserves the right to change the terms, conditions, and notices under which the Web Site is offered.

Links to Third Party Sites

The AACF Web Site may contain links to other Web Sites (“Linked Sites”). The Linked Sites are not under the control of AACF and AACF is not responsible for the contents of any Linked Site, including without limitation any link contained in a Linked Site, or any changes or updates to a Linked Site. AACF is not responsible for webcasting or any other form of transmission received from any Linked Site. AACF is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by AACF of the site or any association with its operators.

No Unlawful or Prohibited Use

As a condition of your use of the AACF Web Site, you warrant to AACF that you will not use the AACF Web Site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices. You may not use the AACF Web Site in any manner which could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the AACF Web Site or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the AACF Web Site. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the AACF Web Sites.

Use of Communication Services

The AACF Web Site may contain bulletin board services, chat areas, news groups, forums, communities, personal web pages, calendars, and/or other message or communication facilities designed to enable you to communicate with the public at large or with a group (collectively, “Communication Services”), you agree to use the Communication Services only to post, send and receive messages and material that are proper and related to the particular Communication Service. By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree that when using a Communication Service, you will not:

  • Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others.
  • Publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information.
  • Upload files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy of publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents.
  • Upload files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another’s computer.
  • Advertise or offer to sell or buy any goods or services for any business purpose, unless such Communication Service specifically allows such messages.
  • Conduct or forward surveys, contests, pyramid schemes or chain letters.
  • Download any file posted by another user of a Communication Service that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such manner.
  • Falsify or delete any author attributions, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded.
  • Restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Communication Services.
  • Violate any code of conduct or other guidelines which may be applicable for any particular Communication Service.
  • Harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including e-mail addresses, without their consent.
  • Violate any applicable laws or regulations.

AACF has no obligation to monitor the Communication Services. However, AACF reserves the right to review materials posted to a Communication Service and to remove any materials in its sole discretion. AACF reserves the right to terminate your access to any or all of the Communication Services at any time without notice for any reason whatsoever.

AACF reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in AACF’s sole discretion.

Always use caution when giving out any personally identifying information about yourself or your children in any Communication Service. AACF does not control or endorse the content, messages or information found in any Communication Service and, therefore, AACF specifically disclaims any liability with regard to the Communication Services and any actions resulting from your participation in any Communication Service. Managers and hosts are not authorized AACF spokespersons, and their views do not necessarily reflect those of AACF.

Materials uploaded to a Communication Service may be subject to posted limitations on usage, reproduction and/or dissemination. You are responsible for adhering to such limitations if you download the materials.

Materials Provided to AACF or Posted at any AACF Web Site

AACF does not claim ownership of the materials you provide to AACF (including feedback and suggestions) or post, upload, input or submit to any AACF Web Site or its associated services (collectively “Submissions”). However, by posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission you are granting AACF and its affiliated partners and vendors permission to use your Submission in connection with the operation of their Internet businesses including, without limitation, the rights to: copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate and reformat your Submission; and to publish your name in connection with your Submission.

No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of your Submission, as provided herein. AACF is under no obligation to post or use any Submission you may provide and may remove any Submission at any time in AACF’s sole discretion.

By posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission you warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to your Submission as described in this section including, without limitation, all the rights necessary for you to provide, post, upload, input or submit the Submissions.

Liability Disclaimer

THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES INCLUDED IN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THE AACF WEB SITE MAY INCLUDE INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. CHANGES ARE PERIODICALLY ADDED TO THE INFORMATION HEREIN. AACF AND/OR ITS VENDORS MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS AND/OR CHANGES IN THE AACF WEB SITE AT ANY TIME. ADVICE RECEIVED VIA THE AACF WEB SITE SHOULD NOT BE RELIED UPON FOR PERSONAL, MEDICAL, LEGAL OR FINANCIAL DECISIONS AND YOU SHOULD CONSULT AN APPROPRIATE PROFESSIONAL FOR SPECIFIC ADVICE TAILORED TO YOUR SITUATION.

AACF AND/OR ITS VENDORS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY, RELIABILITY, AVAILABILITY, TIMELINESS, AND ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS CONTAINED ON THE AACF WEB SITE FOR ANY PURPOSE. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, ALL SUCH INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OR CONDITION OF ANY KIND. AACF AND/OR ITS VENDORS HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THIS INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.

TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL AACF AND/OR ITS VENDORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THE AACF WEB SITE, WITH THE DELAY OR INABILITY TO USE THE AACF WEB SITE OR RELATED SERVICES, THE PROVISION OF OR FAILURE TO PROVIDE SERVICES, OR FOR ANY INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS OBTAINED THROUGH THE AACF WEB SITE, OR OTHERWISE ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF THE AACF WEB SITE, WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF AACF OR ANY OF ITS VENDORS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF DAMAGES. IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH ANY PORTION OF THE AACF WEB SITE, OR WITH ANY OF THESE TERMS OF USE, YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THE AACF WEB SITE.

SERVICE CONTACT: connect@aradvocates.org

Termination/Access Restriction

AACF reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to the AACF Web Site and the related services or any portion thereof at any time, without notice. To the maximum extent permitted by law, this agreement is governed by the laws of the State of Arkansas, U.S.A. and you hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts in Pulaski County, Arkansas, U.S.A. in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of the AACF Web Site. Use of the AACF Web Site is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these terms and conditions, including without limitation this paragraph. You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and AACF as a result of this agreement or use of the AACF Web Site. AACF’s performance of this agreement is subject to existing laws and legal process, and nothing contained in this agreement is in derogation of AACF’s right to comply with governmental, court and law enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of the AACF Web Site or information provided to or gathered by AACF with respect to such use. If any part of this agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the agreement shall continue in effect. Unless otherwise specified herein, this agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the user and AACF with respect to the AACF Web Site and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written, between the user and AACF with respect to the AACF Web Site. A printed version of this agreement and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this agreement to the same extent an d subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form. It is the express wish to the parties that this agreement and all related documents be drawn up in English.

Copyright

All contents of the AACF Web Site are: Copyright 1998-2014 by AACF and/or its vendors. All rights reserved.

Trademarks

The names of actual companies and products mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.

Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.