IMPORTANT! – By using the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce website (the “Website”), you agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions (this “Agreement”). If you do not agree to the terms and conditions of this Agreement, you are not authorized to access or use the Website, and any such use or access of the Website shall be unlicensed. By accessing or using the Website, you acknowledge that you have read and understood the terms and conditions of this Agreement and that you agree to be bound by all of its provisions.
We reserve the right to update and change this Agreement from time to time without direct notice to you. Any new features that augment or enhance the current Website shall be subject to this Agreement. Your continued use of the Website after any such changes shall constitute your consent and agreement to such changes.
Basic Requirements to Use the Website
Access to the Website by “bots” or other automated methods are not permitted. Some features of the Website require you to sign up for an account. During the signup or registration process, you agree to accurately provide your full legal name, a valid email address, and any other information requested in order to complete the signup process.
Account Use and Security
Your Website account (as applicable) may only be used by one person – a single login shared by multiple persons is not permitted. You are responsible for maintaining the security of your account username and password. We cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage you suffer from your failure to comply with this security obligation. You are responsible for all activity and content associated with your account.
Authorized Use of the Website
You may use the Website only for personal, noncommercial purposes. You may not display the content of the Website so as to falsely imply any association with the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce. You must not, in the use of the Website, violate any laws in your jurisdiction, including but not limited to laws pertaining to intellectual property, the right of publicity, privacy rights, defamation, or any other third party rights. You must not use the Website to upload, post, host, or transmit unsolicited or “spam” communications or to transmit any worms or viruses or any code of a destructive or malicious nature. We may terminate your account or otherwise prohibit your access to the Website for any unauthorized use, in our sole discretion. While we prohibit all unlawful conduct and content on the Website, you understand and agree that we cannot be responsible for the content posted on the Website by third parties and you nonetheless may be exposed to material you find objectionable. You agree to use the Website at your own risk.
Modifications to the Website
We reserve the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Website (or any part thereof, including content that you have submitted) with or without notice. We shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, change, suspension or discontinuance of the Website.
Content You Upload to the Website
Except as expressly provided in this Agreement, we claim no intellectual property rights over the content you upload or otherwise provide to the Website. By submitting any materials to us through the Website, or uploading content to the Website, you grant to us a nonexclusive, irrevocable, worldwide, perpetual, unlimited, assignable, sublicenseable, fully paid and royalty free license to copy, prepare derivative works of, distribute, perform and display, through any means now known or in the future discovered, and for any purpose whether commercial or noncommercial, such materials or content. We do not prescreen content uploaded to the Website, but we have the right (but not the obligation) in our sole discretion to refuse or remove any content that is available via the Website.
Copyright Complaints Pursuant to the DMCA
If you believe that any material on the Website infringes upon any copyright which you own or control, you may send a written notification of such infringement to our Designated Agent as set forth below:
Name of Agent Designated to Receive Notification of Claimed Infringement: Marianne Treacy
Full Address of Designated Agent to Which Notification Should be Sent: 200 E. Randolph Street, Suite 2200, Chicago, IL 60601
Telephone Number of Designated Agent: (312) 494-6700
Facsimile Number of Designated Agent: (312) 861-0660
E-Mail Address of Designated Agent: email@example.com
To meet the notice requirements under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”), the notification must be a written communication that includes the following:
- A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;
- Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site;
- Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material;
- Information reasonably sufficient to permit us to contact the complaining party, such as an address, telephone number and, if available, an electronic mail address at which the complaining party may be contacted;
- A statement that the complaining party has a good-faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent or the law;
- And a statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
In accordance with the DMCA and other applicable law, we have adopted a policy of terminating, in appropriate circumstances and at our sole discretion, the accounts of users who are deemed to be repeat infringers. We may also at our sole discretion limit access to the Website and/or terminate the accounts of any users who infringe any intellectual property rights of others, whether or not there is any repeat infringement.
Disclaimer of Warranties
Your use of the Website is at your sole risk. The Website is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis. We do not warrant that (i) the Website will meet your specific requirements, (ii) access to the Website will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error-free, (iii) the results that may be obtained from the use of the Website will be accurate or reliable, or (iv) any errors on the Website will be corrected. WE DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH RESPECT TO THE WEBSITE, EITHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, OF SATISFACTORY QUALITY, OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OF ACCURACY, OF QUIET ENJOYMENT, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTY RIGHTS.
Limitation of Liability
YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT WE SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), RESULTING FROM: (I) THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE WEBSITE, (II) THE COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS AND SERVICES RESULTING FROM ANY GOODS, DATA, INFORMATION OR SERVICES PURCHASED OR OBTAINED OR MESSAGES RECEIVED OR TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO THROUGH OR FROM THE WEBSITE, (III) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA, (IV) STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON THE WEBSITE, (V) TERMINATION OF YOUR WEBSITE ACCOUNT, OR (VI) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO THE WEBSITE.
Our failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of this Agreement shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.
Governing Law and Choice of Forum
This Agreement shall be governed in all respects by the laws of the State of Illinois as they apply to agreements entered into and to be performed entirely within Illinois between Illinois residents, without regard to conflict of law provisions. You agree that any claim or dispute arising from your use of the Website must be resolved exclusively by a state or federal court located in Cook County, Illinois. You agree to submit to the personal jurisdiction of the courts located within Cook County, Illinois for the purpose of litigating all such claims or disputes, and hereby waive all claims of forum non conveniens.
This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and us and governs your use of the Website, and supersedes any prior agreements between you and us pertaining to the website. Questions about this Agreement may be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Last Updated on 2011-06-27 15:03:14.893