1. Acceptance of Terms
Electric League of the Pacific Northwest is the owner and operator of electricleague.net. The Terms are entered into by and between Electric League and You. Any reference herein to Electric League of the Pacific Northwest shall be deemed to refer to Electric League of the Pacific Northwest and/or electricleague.net, as applicable under the circumstances. Unless explicitly stated otherwise, the Terms will govern Your use of any new features that augment or enhance the Website.
2. Intellectual Property Rights
Unless otherwise indicated, all information, images, text, messages, illustrations, graphics, logos, designs, icons, photographs, programs, data, software, music, sound, video, or other materials that are part of this Website (collectively, the Content) are protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, publicity rights, or other proprietary rights and laws owned, controlled or licensed by Electric League of the Pacific Northwest or by third parties (the Third Party Providers) who have provided materials to Electric League of the Pacific Northwest, and these rights are valid and protected in all forms, media and technologies, existing now or hereinafter developed. All Content is copyrighted as a collective work under the U.S. copyright laws, and Electric League of the Pacific Northwest owns a copyright in the selection, coordination, arrangement, and enhancement of such Content.
Except as set forth herein, none of the Content may be copied, reproduced, framed, modified, removed, sold, distributed, republished, downloaded, displayed, posted, transmitted, or otherwise exploited, in whole or in part, in any form or by any means, including, but not limited to, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without the prior express written permission of Electric League of the Pacific Northwest or the Third Party Provider. No part of this Website may be reproduced or retransmitted in any way, or by any means, without the express written permission of Electric League of the Pacific Northwest . You also may not, without Electric League of the Pacific Northwest' prior express written permission, mirror any of the Content contained on this Website on any other server.
Electric League of Pacific Northwest is committed to respecting others' intellectual property rights, and we ask our users to do the same. Electric League of Pacific Northwest may, in his sole discretion, terminate the accounts or access rights of users who infringe or otherwise violate others' intellectual property rights. If You believe that Your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement on our Website, please contact Electric League of Pacific Northwest firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nothing on this Website shall be construed as conferring any license under any of Electric League of Pacific Northwest's or any Third Party Provider's intellectual property rights, whether by estoppel, implication, or otherwise. You acknowledge sole responsibility for obtaining any such licenses.
Permission is granted to display, copy, distribute and download Electric League of Pacific Northwest' Content on the Website for Your personal, non-commercial use only, provided You do not modify the materials and that You retain all copyright notices, trademark legends, and other proprietary rights notices contained in the materials. This permission terminates automatically if You breach any of these Terms. Upon termination, You must immediately destroy any downloaded and printed materials.
Electric League of Pacific Northwest has not independently authenticated content provided by Third Party Providers in whole or in part. Electric League of Pacific Northwest does not provide, sell, license, or lease any of the Content other than those specifically identified as being provided by Electric League of Pacific Northwest.
3. Your Conduct
You agree to use electricleague.net only for lawful purposes. You are prohibited from posting on or transmitting through electricleague.net any Content that violates or infringes anyone's intellectual property rights (including copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, patents, publicity rights or (to the extent protectable) confidential ideas) or that is obscene, obscene as to minors, child pornography, defamatory, racist, lewd, lascivious, filthy, excessively violent, harassing, or otherwise deemed by Electric League of Pacific Northwest to be harmful or objectionable, or that intentionally or unintentionally violates any applicable local, state, national or international law, or any regulations having the force of law.
4. Comments, Communications and Other Content
All comments, communications, ideas, and other content disclosed, submitted or offered to Electric League of Pacific Northwest on or by this Website or otherwise disclosed, submitted or offered in connection with Your use of this Website (collectively, the "Comments") shall be and remain Electric League of Pacific Northwest' property. Such disclosure, submission or offer of any Comments shall constitute an assignment to Electric League of Pacific Northwest of all worldwide rights, titles and interests in all copyrights and other intellectual properties in the Comments. Thus, Electric League of Pacific Northwest will own exclusively all such rights, titles and interests and shall not be limited in any way in its use, commercial or otherwise, of any Comments. Electric League of Pacific Northwest is and shall be under no obligation (1) to maintain any Comments in confidence; (2) to pay to user any compensation for any Comments; or (3) to respond to any user Comments. You agree that no Comments submitted by You to the Website will violate any right of any third party, including copyright, trademark, privacy or other personal or proprietary right(s). You further agree that no Comments submitted by You to the Website will be or contain libelous or otherwise unlawful, abusive or obscene material. You are and shall remain solely responsible for the content of any Comments you make.
The Website may provide, or third parties may provide, links to other Internet sites or resources. Because Electric League of Pacific Northwest has no control over such sites and resources, You acknowledge and agree that Electric League of Pacific Northwest is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. Electric League of Pacific Northwest will not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such site or resource.
This Website may be linked to other websites that are not under the control of and are not maintained by Electric League of Pacific Northwest. Electric League of Pacific Northwest is not responsible for the content of those sites. Electric League of Pacific Northwest is providing these links to You only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link to such sites does not imply endorsement by Electric League of Pacific Northwest of those sites.
You agree to indemnify and hold Electric League of Pacific Northwest harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of the use of the Website.
7. Disclaimer of Warranties
YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THIS WEBSITE IS PROVIDED BY ELECTRIC LEAGUE OF PACIFIC NORTHWEST ON AN AS IS AND AS AVAILABLE BASIS. UNLESS OTHERWISE EXPLICITLY STATED, THE CONTENT ON THIS WEBSITE IS PROVIDED AS IS, WITH ALL FAULTS, AND IS FOR COMMERCIAL USE ONLY. ELECTRIC LEAGUE OF PACIFIC NORTHWEST DISCLAIMS ALL EXPRESS OR IMPLIED CONDITIONS, REPRESENTATIONS, AND WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OR CONDITION OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NONINFRINGEMENT. ELECTRIC LEAGUE OF PACIFIC NORTHWEST MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES, CONDITIONS OR GUARANTIES AS TO THE QUALITY, SUITABILITY, TRUTH, ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF ANY OF THE CONTENT CONTAINED ON ELECTRIC LEAGUE OF PACIFIC NORTHWEST’S WEB SITES. ELECTRIC LEAGUE OF PACIFIC NORTHWEST MAY MAKE AVAILABLE ON ELECTRIC LEAGUE OF PACIFIC NORTHWEST’S WEB SITES CONTENT AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOADING THAT HAS BEEN SUBMITTED BY THIRD-PARTY USERS OF ELECTRIC LEAGUE OF PACIFIC NORTHWEST'S WEB SITES. ANY QUESTIONS REGARDING THE CONTENT SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO THE PROVIDERS OF SUCH CONTENT. IN NO EVENT WILL ELECTRIC LEAGUE OF PACIFIC NORTHWEST OR HIS SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THE CONTENT OR INFORMATION FROM ELECTRIC LEAGUE OF PACIFIC NORTHWEST'S WEB SITES.
ELECTRIC LEAGUE OF PACIFIC NORTHWEST MAKES NO WARRANTY OR CONDITION THAT: (i) THE WEBSITE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, (ii) 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, (iv) THE QUALITY OF ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES, INFORMATION, OR OTHER MATERIAL PURCHASED OR OBTAINED BY YOU THROUGH THE WEBSITE WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS, OR THAT (v) ANY ERRORS IN THE WEBSITE SOFTWARE WILL BE CORRECTED.
ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE WEBSITE IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH MATERIAL, INCLUDING ANY DAMAGES RESULTING FROM COMPUTER VIRUSES.
NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM ELECTRIC LEAGUE OF PACIFIC NORTHWEST OR THROUGH OR FROM THE WEBSITE WILL CREATE ANY WARRANTY OR CONDITION NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THE TERMS. ELECTRIC LEAGUE OF PACIFIC NORTHWEST'S EMPLOYEES ARE NOT AUTHORIZED TO VARY THESE TERMS.
8. Limitation of Liability
TO THE EXTENT NOT PROHIBITED BY APPLICABLE LAW, ELECTRIC LEAGUE OF PACIFIC NORTHWEST IS NOT LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE, OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, REVENUE, GOODWILL, USE, DATA, ELECTRONICALLY TRANSMITTED ORDERS, OR OTHER ECONOMIC ADVANTAGE (EVEN IF ELECTRIC LEAGUE OF PACIFIC NORTHWEST HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), HOWEVER CAUSED AND REGARDLESS OF THE THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT (INCLUDING FUNDAMENTAL BREACH), TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE) OR OTHERWISE, ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO: (i) THE USE OF 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; OR (v) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO THE SERVICES, INCLUDING CONTENT YOU MAY DOWNLOAD, USE, MODIFY OR DISTRIBUTE FROM ELECTRIC LEAGUE OF PACIFIC NORTHWEST'S WEB SITE.
YOU HAVE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY FOR ADEQUATE PROTECTION AND BACKUP OF DATA AND/OR EQUIPMENT USED IN CONNECTION WITH THE WEBSITE AND WILL NOT MAKE A CLAIM AGAINST ELECTRIC LEAGUE OF PACIFIC NORTHWEST FOR LOST DATA, RE-RUN TIME, INACCURATE OUTPUT, WORK DELAYS OR LOST PROFITS RESULTING FROM THE USE OF THE CONTENT.
YOU AGREE TO HOLD ELECTRIC LEAGUE OF PACIFIC NORTHWEST HARMLESS FROM, AND YOU COVENANT NOT TO SUE ELECTRIC LEAGUE OF PACIFIC NORTHWEST FOR, ANY CLAIMS BASED ON USING THE WEBSITE, WHETHER IN CONTRACT (INCLUDING FUNDAMENTAL BREACH), TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE) OR OTHERWISE. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to You.
10. Site Security
You are prohibited from violating or attempting to violate the security of the Website, including, without limitation, (a) accessing data not intended for such user or logging onto a server or an account which You are not authorized to access; (b) attempting to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of a system or network or to breach security or authentication measures without proper authorization; (c) attempting to interfere with service to any user, host or network, including, without limitation, via means of submitting a virus to the Website, overloading, flooding, spamming, mail-bombing or crashing; (d) sending unsolicited email, including promotions and/or advertising of products or services; or (e) forging any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any email or newsgroup posting. Violations of system or network security may result in civil or criminal liability. Electric League of the Pacific Northwest will investigate occurrences that may involve such violations and may involve, and cooperate with, law enforcement authorities in prosecuting users who are involved in such violations. You agree not to use any device, software or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of this Website or any activity being conducted on this Website. You agree, further, not to use or attempt to use any engine, software, tool, agent or other device or mechanism (including without limitation browsers, spiders, robots, avatars or intelligent agents) to navigate or search this Website other than the search engine and search agents available from Electric League of the Pacific Northwest on this Website and other than generally available third party web browsers (e.g., Netscape Navigator, Microsoft Internet Explorer).
11. Termination of Use
Electric League of the Pacific Northwest, in his sole discretion, may terminate Your password, Your account, Your use of any of the on-line resources available on the Website, and remove and discard any Content on the Website, for any reason, including, without limitation, for lack of use, if Electric League of the Pacific Northwest believes that You have violated or acted inconsistently with the letter or spirit of the Terms, or just cause he feels like it. Any termination of Your access to the Website under any provision of the Terms may be effected without prior notice, and Electric League of the Pacific Northwest may immediately de-activate or delete Your account and all related information and files in Your account and/or bar any further access to such files or to the Website. Further, Electric League of the Pacific Northwest will not be liable to You or any third-party for any termination or suspension of Your Account or Your access to the Website.
12. General Information
The Terms constitute the entire agreement between You and Electric League of the Pacific Northwest and govern Your use of the Website, superseding any prior agreements between You and Electric League of the Pacific Northwest (including, but not limited to, any prior versions of the Terms). You also may be subject to additional terms and conditions that may apply when You use other Electric League of the Pacific Northwest services, third-party content or third-party software. You must not assign or otherwise transfer neither the Terms nor any right granted hereunder. Any breach of the Terms will result in irreparable harm to Electric League of the Pacific Northwest for which damages would be an inadequate remedy and, therefore, in addition to his rights and remedies otherwise available at law, Electric League of the Pacific Northwest will be entitled to equitable relief, including both a preliminary and permanent injunction, if such a breach occurs. You waive any requirement for the posting of a bond or other security if Electric League of the Pacific Northwest seeks such an injunction. Washington state law and controlling U.S. federal law govern any action related to the Terms. No choice of law rules of any jurisdiction apply. You and Electric League of the Pacific Northwest agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located within the county of King, Washington.
Electric League of the Pacific Northwest controls and operates this Website from its headquarters in Bellevue, Washington, United States of America, and makes no representation that this Content is appropriate or available for use in other locations. If You use this Website from other locations, You are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws including but not limited to the export and import regulations of other countries. The U.S. export control laws regulate the export and re-export of technology originating in the United States. This includes the electronic transmission of information and software to foreign countries and to certain foreign nationals. You agree to abide by these laws and their regulations -- including but not limited to the Export Administration Act and the Arms Export Control Act and not to transfer, by electronic transmission or otherwise, any Content derived from the Website to either a foreign national or a foreign destination in violation of such laws. This Website could include inaccuracies or typographical errors. Electric League of the Pacific Northwest and the Third Party Providers may make improvements and/or changes in the products, services, programs, and prices described in this Website at any time without notice. Changes are periodically made to the Website. Electric League of the Pacific Northwest may amend these Terms at any time by posting the amended terms on this Website.
The failure of Electric League of the Pacific Northwest to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Terms does not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision of the Terms to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties' intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of the Terms remain in full force and effect. Regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of the Services or the Terms must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred. The section titles in the Terms are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect.
These Terms represent the entire understanding relating to the use of the Website and prevail over any prior or contemporaneous, conflicting, or additional, communications.