Please Read Carefully Before Using This Web Site
By your use of this site you agree that:
1. You are at least eighteen years old, and
2. You have read, and fully understand and agree to abide by this Agreement and the documents it incorporates by reference,
3. You intend to form a legally binding contract by utilizing or viewing this site, and
4. YOU MUST EVALUATE, AND BEAR ALL RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH THE USE OF ANY CONTENT, INCLUDING ANY RELIANCE ON THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, OR USEFULNESS OF SUCH CONTENT.
If you do not agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of this Agreement, please do not use or request our services through this Web Site.
Within The City of Mount Vernon’s sole discretion these terms are subject to amendment, change, modification, revision or termination at any time without advance notice to you. Any and all such changes shall be immediately effective at the time they are posted on the Site and it is your (the user’s) duty to maintain through the Site, your familiarity with these terms and conditions as they change over time.
1. Information And Privacy:
2. User Conduct:
You agree not to post on the Web Site any content that (a) is libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, abusive, harassing, or threatening, (b) contains viruses or other contaminating or destructive features, (c) violates the rights of others, including protections of copyright, trademark, patent, trade secrets or any right of privacy or publicity, or (d) otherwise violates any applicable law. You will not post on this Web Site any links to any external Internet sites that are obscene or pornographic. Any information that you provide to The City of Mount Vernon must be true, complete and accurate, must not represent you as someone else or falsely identify any third party, and must not violate any law, statute, ordinance or regulation.
3. Copyright/ Restrictions on Use of Material
The Site(s), the software used with the Site, and all content such as computer code, text, graphics, site-images, etc., along with the collection, arrangement and assembly of such, are the exclusive intellectual property of The City of Mount Vernon , or its affiliates, and is protected by both United States and international intellectual property laws; specifically, copyright, trademark/service mark, trade secret, trade dress, patent and/or other proprietary rights and laws.
The City of Mount Vernon grants to you only a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-assignable license to use the intellectual property on the Site solely for the purposes of viewing the Site. Except as expressly provided herein, you may not use, reproduce, modify, transmit, distribute, or publicly display or operate this Web Site without the prior written permission of The City of Mount Vernon. You may not use a part of this Web Site on any other web site, without The City of Mount Vernon’s prior written consent. You may not sell, resell, de-compile, reverse engineer, disassemble or otherwise translate any of the software portions of the Site or to a human-readable form. You may not copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit or distribute materials from the Site or in any way except as authorized herein or thereon or by other prior written permission from The City of Mount Vernon. You agree not to modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute or create derivative works based on the Site or, in whole or in part, nor use any content for any purpose other than that intended, unless previously authorized by us in writing. Any unauthorized use of any material contained in the Site is strictly prohibited.
The City of Mount Vernonrespects the intellectual property rights of others and expects our Users/ users to do the same. The policy of The City of Mount Vernonis to terminate the accounts of repeat copyright offenders and other users who infringe upon the intellectual property rights of others. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please contact us at [provide email address]
4. No Unlawful Or Prohibited Use
As a condition of your use of the Web Site, you warrant to The City of Mount Vernonthat you will not use the Web Site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices. You may not use the Web Site in any manner which could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Site or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the 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 Site.
Gathering email addresses from The City of Mount Vernonthrough harvesting or automated means is prohibited. Posting or transmitting unauthorized or unsolicited advertising, promotional materials, or any other forms of solicitation to other Users is prohibited. Inquiries regarding a commercial relationship with The City of Mount Vernonshould be directed to: [provide email address]
6. Trademarks, Service Marks, Logos, Corporate Identifications Protected
All trademarks, service marks, logos, or other corporate identifications (collectively, “Marks”) on this Web Site are trademarks or service marks of www.The City of Mount VernonUser agrees not to use, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit, distribute, or modify these Marks in any way. The use of these Marks on or as a link to any other Web Site is strictly prohibited without prior written approval by The City of Mount Vernon.
This Web Site contains links to third party sites. User accesses these sites at User’s own risk; the Web Site is not responsible for the contents, changes, updates, or other links contained in a linked site. The City of Mount Vernonprovides these links merely as a convenience, and the inclusion of such links does not imply an endorsement by the Web Site or the Url of the site.
Any third party desiring to link to the Web Site must link to the Web Site ‘s homepage located at Url. No one may link to any other page of this Web Site without the prior written consent of The City of Mount Vernon.
You may not link to this Web Site without The City of Mount Vernon’s written permission. If you are interested in linking to this Web Site, please contact [provide email address].
8. General Disclaimer
Although The City of Mount Vernonhas made reasonable efforts to place accurate information on this Web Site, The City of Mount Vernonassumes no responsibility for the accuracy of the information. The City of Mount VernonPROVIDES THIS WEB SITE CONTENT “AS IS” AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT ALLOWED BY LAW. FURTHER, ANY EDUCATIONAL MATERIAL, SEMINAR MATERIAL OR ANY OTHER REFERENCE IS PROVIDED “AS IS” WHERE IS AND The City of Mount VernonFURTHER DISCLAIMS ALL OTHER WARRANTIES, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR THE CURRENT ACCURACY OF EDUCATIONAL OR OTHER MATERIAL AS BEING CURRENT INFORMATION OR INFORMATION THAT MAY BE RELIED ON TO MAKE BUSINESS OR OTHER DECISIONS The City of Mount Vernon DOES NOT WARRANT UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED IN THIS SITE OR ITS CONTENT OR THAT THE WEB SITE OR ITS SERVER ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.
9. Limitation of Liability
The City of Mount Vernon SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR DIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES RESULTING FROM THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THIS SITE, FOR EDUCATIONAL MATERIAL SOLD OR DISTRIBUTED ON THIS SITE OR AS CONTAINED IN SEMINARS OR EDUCATIONAL CLASSES PROVIDED AT THIRD-PARTY LOCATIONS WHETHER OR NOT The City of Mount Vernon HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF THESE DAMAGES. THIS INCLUDES DAMAGES FOR NEGLIGENCE OR GROSS NEGLIGENCE.
User agrees to indemnify and hold harmless The City of Mount Vernon, at User’s sole expense, against any claim, action, legal proceeding, damages, liability, settlements, expenses (including attorneys’ fees) and other costs relating to (i) breach of any of these terms by any party; (ii) User’s negligence or misconduct, or (iii) claims that User has infringed the copyright, trademark, trade secret, patent, or other proprietary right of a third party.
11. No Partnership or Agency
User understands and acknowledges that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists or is created between User and The City of Mount Vernonas a result of use of the Web Site.
12. Limitation Of Liability
The City of Mount Vernon assumes no responsibility, and shall not be liable for, any damages to, or viruses that may infect your computer equipment or other property on account of your access to, use of, or browsing in this Site or your downloading of any materials, data, text, images, video or audio from the site. We are also not responsible for any loss attributed to our failure to provide timely reminders to our users. In no event shall The City of Mount Vernon or any third party providers or distributors be liable for any injury, loss, claim, damage, or damages, including, but not limited to, any special, exemplary, punitive, indirect, incidental or consequential damages of any kind, whether based in contract, tort, strict liability, or otherwise, which arises out of or is in any way connected with (i) any use of this site or Content found herein, or (ii) the performance or non performance by The City of Mount Vernon or any third party providers, including, but not limited to, non performance resulting from bankruptcy, reorganization, insolvency, dissolution or liquidation even if such party has been advised of the possibility of damages to such parties or any other party.
13. Compliance With State And Federal Laws
Use of this Site is governed by all applicable federal, state, and local laws. All information available on this Site is subject to U.S. export control laws and may also be subject to the laws of the country where you reside. The City of Mount Vernon makes no representation that the Content on this Site is appropriate or available for use in other locations, and access to it from territories where the Content is illegal and prohibited.
The City of Mount Vernon may be required by state or federal law to notify you of certain events. You hereby acknowledge and consent that such notices will be effective upon our posting them on the Site or delivering them to you through e-mail. You may update your e-mail address by visiting the Services where you have provided contact information. If you do not provide us with accurate information, The City of Mount Vernon cannot be held liable if we fail to notify you.
These Terms shall be construed in accordance with the laws of the State of , and the parties irrevocably consent to bring any action to enforce these Terms before an arbitration panel or before a court of competent jurisdiction in , (state) if seeking interim or preliminary relief or enforcement of an arbitration award.
If any part of these Terms is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law, 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 Terms shall continue in effect.
Communication through the web site shall not be considered legal notice to the City of Mount Vernon or any of its agencies, employees, or representatives. Please see Section 265 of the Code of the City of Mount Vernon, and other applicable sections.