Terms of Service
This Agreement sets out the terms and conditions relating to the online content provided free of charge and content subject to payment ("Free and Paid-for Content") that the National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT) ("the Siteowner") will provide to you ("the User"). By accessing https://attra.ncat.org.("the Site") the User is agreeing to the terms and conditions below. If the User uses the Site in the course of business the User is also agreeing to these terms and conditions on behalf of that business. If the User does not agree with the terms and conditions (or the User is not authorized to do so) the User should not use the Site. If the User has any questions they should contact the Siteowner at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Services and Fees:
Registration, Passwords and Privacy:
Limitations on Use of the Site:
All content and services provided by the Siteowner belongs to the Siteowner [or is licensed to the Siteowner by licensors]. The Siteowner or its licensors, own all the intellectual property rights in the content and services. The content and services provided are solely for the personal use of the User and the User shall not sub-license, distribute, sell, supply, modify, adapt, amend, incorporate, merge, or otherwise alter any content or service provided under this Agreement. The User shall not remove or replicate any logo, copyright or proprietary notices, legends, symbols, labels, watermarks, signatures or any other like marks affixed to or embedded in the content or services. The User shall not carry out any act or omission or permit any act or omission to take place that infringes or is likely to infringe any intellectual property rights owned or used by the Siteowner or its licensors or otherwise relating to the Site.
Limitation of Liability and Indemnity:
The User expressly agrees that the use of, and browsing of the Site is at the User's own risk. Neither the Siteowner nor any other party involved in creating, producing or delivering the Site is liable for any direct, incidental, special, consequential, indirect or punitive damages arising out of the User's access to, or use of, or inability to use the Site or any linked site or for the cost of procurement of substitute goods or services or resulting from any goods or services purchased or obtained or messages received or transactions entered into through the Site or resulting from any unauthorized access to or alteration of your transmissions or data, including but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, use, data or other intangible property including legal costs and expenses, even if the Siteowner has been advised of the possibility of such damages. The User expressly agrees that the downloading of any material from the Site is at the User's own risk. Neither the Siteowner nor any other party involved in creating, producing or delivering the Site is liable for any direct, incidental, special, consequential, indirect or punitive damages resulting from the User downloading material from the Site or any linked site, including but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, use, data or other intangible property including legal costs and expenses, even if the Siteowner has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Without limiting the foregoing, everything on the Site is provided to the User "as is" and "as available" without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement.. While the Siteowner will use reasonable efforts to include accurate and up to date information on the Site, the Siteowner makes no warranties or representations as to its accuracy or completeness. The Siteowner is not responsible for any errors or omissions or for the results obtained from the use of such information. The information is provided with the understanding that the information does not constitute any form of advice, recommendation or arrangement by the Siteowner or its affiliates or any other party involved in the Site and is not intended to be relied upon by Users in making (or refraining from making) any decisions based on such information. The User must make their own decisions on whether or not to rely on any information posted on the Site. The Siteowner reserves the right to modify information displayed on this Site but it does not make any commitment to update the information displayed on this Site. No party who is involved in the workings of the Site will at any time be liable or responsible in any way for the content, including Paid-for Content, and information provided on or via the Site and for the User's use of the Site. From time to time the Siteowner will make available to the User links from the site to third party sites. These sites are not in any way approved, checked, edited, vetted or endorsed by the Siteowner and the User agrees that the Siteowner shall not be responsible or liable in any way for the content, advertising or products available from such sites, the quality, functionality, suitability or legality of such sites or for any dealings that the User may have, or the consequences of such dealings, with such third party site operators. Any arrangements made between the User and any third party named on the Siteowner's Site are at the User's sole risk and responsibility and the Siteowner expressly disclaims any liability for third party information or opinions posted on this Site or any linked Sites that arises under criminal or civil laws relating to defamation, intellectual property, infringement, privacy, obscenity, or any other area of law. Indemnity The User agrees to indemnify, keep indemnified, defend and hold the Siteowner and any parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates and their respective officers, directors, employees, owners, agents, information providers and licensors harmless from and against any and all claims, damages, liability, losses, costs and expenses (including legal fees) (whether or not foreseeable or avoidable) incurred or suffered by any Indemnified Party and any claims or legal proceedings which are brought or threatened arising from the User's use of, connection with or conduct on the Site or any breach by the User of these terms. The Siteowner reserves the right, at its own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by the User, and in such case, the User agrees to co-operate with the defense of such claim.
Consequences or Breach of these Terms:
In the event that the Siteowner considers or determines, in their complete discretion, that the User has breached, violated or contravened the Agreement or has otherwise demonstrated inappropriate conduct in the use of the Site or the content or services they reserve the absolute right to:
(a) warn the User that they have violated the Agreement and ask the User to discontinue such conduct;
(b) discontinue the User's membership of the site and/or any other related services, including Paid-for Content; and
(c) take measures (including terminating, suspending or restricting the User's use of the Site) to prevent the User from using the Site or linking to the Site.
Date of Last Revision: June 13, 2011
This page was last updated on: May 16, 2012