Effective Date: 11/1/15

Welcome

This page describes the terms and conditions governing your use of dev.devurl.info/nationalmedals.org and the mobile version of that website (the “Site”), which is provided by the National Science & Technology Medals Foundation (“we,” “our,” or “us”).

Your Agreement with Us

You understand and agree that by using the Site you are accepting, without modification, these Terms of Use. If you do not agree with any portion of these Terms of Use, your only option is to not use the Site. In agreeing with these Terms of Use, you represent that you are at least eighteen (18) years of age and otherwise capable of entering into and performing legal agreements. If you are under eighteen (18), then you may use the Site only with the consent of a parent or legal guardian.

These Terms of Use incorporate by reference our Privacy Policy, located here: dev.devurl.info/nationalmedals.org/privacy. Our Privacy Policy explains the information we may collect, how we use and share that information, and other important information. Please read our Privacy Policy carefully as you are agreeing to it when you use the Site or otherwise agree to these Terms of Use.

Changes to Terms of Use

We may update these Terms of Use from time to time. We will provide notice of material revisions to these Terms of Use by updating the effective date at the top-left corner of this page and by posting a notice on dev.devurl.info/nationalmedals.org. Your continued use of the Site after the effective date of an update to these Terms of Use means that you agree to, without modification, the revised Terms of Use. It is your responsibility to review the Site to learn about any revisions. Should you object to any revisions to these Terms of Use, your only recourse is to stop using the Site.

Your Use of the Site

The content on the Site is solely for your personal, noncommercial use. You may use the content only as provided in these Terms of Use. In addition to viewing the Site online, you may download or copy any part of the Site as reasonable for your personal use only, provided that you maintain all copyright and other notices contained in the content. You agree, however, that you will not store or archive a significant portion of the content or create a database using the content.

Content published on the Site is the property of us, our licensors, or others. You may not reproduce, republish, or redistribute content or any portions thereof without the written consent of the copyright owner.

You agree that you will not in any way infringe or misappropriate any of the intellectual property accessible through the Site. This means you agree not to copy, modify, publish, transmit, create derivative works from, transfer, sell, or display content, including logos, trademarks or service marks, without written consent or otherwise violate our proprietary rights or those of others.

You will not reuse, republish, or otherwise distribute content or any modified or altered versions of it, whether over the Internet, other networks, or otherwise, regardless of whether you receive payment for such activity, unless you receive express written permission from us or the appropriate copyright holder.

We may deny access to the Site to any person who, in our sole discretion, violates these Terms of Use. The denial of access shall be in addition to any remedies available to us in law and equity.

User Submissions

If you submit information via the “Contact” feature of the Site, you agree that we may use any information or materials you submit without limitation and you grant us a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, world-wide nonexclusive license to use, reproduce, create derivative works from, modify, publish, edit, translate, distribute, perform, and display the information in any media, form, format, or forum.

You also agree that you will not upload or transmit any information that infringes or violates the rights of any party or contains a virus, malicious code, or other harmful or offensive material or information.

Disclaimer

While we strive for accuracy in the information we provide on the site, the site Is PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. WE MAKE NO WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NONINFRINGEMENT OF THE CONTENT OR ANY OTHER SERVICE OR PRODUCT ON OR RELATED TO THE SITE (INCLUDING ANY LINK TO OTHER WEBSITE OR RESOURCES). We do not warrant or guarantee the accuracy, timeliness, reliability, or completeness of any information provided via the Site, Nor do we warrant or guarantee that any files available for downloading will be free of defects. We are not liable in any way to you or to other parties for delays, inaccuracies, errors or omissions in material published on the site.

Under no circumstances will we be responsible for any loss, damage, or harm of any kind resulting from anyone’s reliance on information or other content posted or available through the site.

The content and features of the site are subject to change without notice. The inclusion of any content or features on the site does not imply or warrant that the content or features will always be available.

While we take reasonable steps to ensure that no viruses, worms, Trojan horses or other destructive properties are present on the site, the entire risk as to the quality and performance of the site is with you. You waive any and all claims and causes of action with respect to any damage to your computer system, internet access, download or display device, or loss of data that results from the download of any such material.

No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by you from us or through or from the site shall create any warranty not expressly stated in these terms of use.

Applicable law may not allow the exclusion of certain warranties, so some of the above exclusions may not apply to you.

Limitation of Liability

In no event will we be liable for (i) any incidental, consequential, or indirect damages (including, but not limited to, damages for loss of business profits, business interruption, loss of programs or information, and the like) arising out of the use of or inability to use the site, or any information or services provided on the site, even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages, or (ii) any claim attributable to errors, omissions, or other inaccuracies published on the site.

SOME STATES OR JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES. SO, SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. To the extent that applicable law does not permit any of these exclusions or limitations of liability, our liability is limited to the extent permitted under applicable law.

Indemnity

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless us and our officers, directors, agents, partners, and employees from: (i) your use of and access of the Site; (ii) your violation of these Terms of Use; (iii) your violation of any third-party rights, including any copyright, trademark, trade secret, or privacy rights related to any information submitted by you via the Site. This defense and indemnification obligation will survive the availability and your use of the Site.

Communications Between You and Us

If you provide us with your email address, you agree that we may send emails to the email address you provide in order to respond to your communications, inform you about changes to the Site, or provide you with the information you have requested.
You may contact us as described in the “Our Contact Information” section below.

Choice of Law and Jurisdiction

You agree that these Terms of Use will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the District of Columbia without regard to the conflicts of laws rules of any jurisdiction. You also agree that any dispute arising out of or relating to these Terms of Use or your access to or use of the Site will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the courts located within the District of Columbia. You agree to the personal jurisdiction and venue of these courts. Because some jurisdictions do not permit such choice of law, jurisdiction, and venue requirements, this section may not apply to you.

Equitable Relief

You acknowledge that any breach or threatened breach of these Terms of Use will result in irreparable harm for which damages would not be an adequate remedy, and, therefore, in addition to our rights and remedies otherwise available at law, we shall be entitled to seek immediate equitable relief, including injunctive relief, as appropriate. If we seek any equitable remedies, we shall not be precluded or prevented from seeking remedies at law, nor shall we be deemed to have made an election of remedies.

Miscellaneous

These Terms of Use represent the complete agreement between you and us concerning the Site.

In the event that any provision of these Terms of Use is found to be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, such provision shall be interpreted to reflect the parties’ intent, and all other terms and conditions shall remain in full force and effect. If the provision cannot be interpreted in a manner that is enforceable and reflects the parties’ intent, the provision shall be deemed severable from these Terms of Use and all other terms and conditions shall remain in full force and effect

The Site is intended to be accessed only from the United States. If you access the Site from outside the United States, you do so at your own risk and are responsible compliance with applicable laws. We do not claim that the Site comply with the laws of jurisdictions outside the United States.

The Site may contain links to website, mobile applications, or other online services provided by third parties. We are not responsible for the availability of those services or the content provided upon them.

The rights, obligations and commitments in these Terms of Use that—by their nature—would logically continue beyond the termination of the Site (e.g., those related to copyright infringement) survive termination of the Site.

Our failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms of Use shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.

The section titles in these Terms of Use are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect.

Our contact information
If you have any questions about the Site or these Terms of Use, please contact us at:

National Science & Technology Medals Foundation
3222 N Street, NW Suite 300
Washington, DC 20007
202.333.5550

contact@nationalmedals.org