Thank you for using the Oklahoma Municipal League Online website (the "Website"). This page states the terms and conditions (the "Terms" or the "Agreement") under which you may use the Website. Please read this page carefully. By accessing the Website you accept and agree to be bound by these Terms. If you do not accept any of the Terms stated here, do not use the Website. The Oklahoma Municipal League may, in its sole discretion, modify or revise these Terms at any time by updating this page. Users are bound by any such modifications. Furthermore, while some of the information contained on the Website pertains to legal issues, it is not and should not be treated as legal advice. You should consult with your legal counsel before taking action based on information contained on this Website.
Item A. Website Materials
The contents of this Website, including but not limited to: text, graphics, illustrations, logos, software, trademarks, service marks and other material ("Material") are protected by copyright and other laws. The information provided herein, may be changed, modified or deleted at anytime and at the discretion of the Oklahoma Municipal League.
The Oklahoma Municipal League authorizes you to view the Material on the Website solely for your personal, non-commercial use. You may not sell or modify the Material or reproduce, display, distribute, or otherwise use the Material in any way for any public or commercial purpose without the written permission of Oklahoma Municipal League. If you violate any of these Terms, your permission to use the Material automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any copies of the Material you have made.
Item B. Website Warranties
The Oklahoma Municipal League Website and materials contained therein are provided on an "AS IS" basis without any warranties of any kind, either express or implied. The Oklahoma Municipal League, to the extent permitted by law, disclaims all warranties, included but not limited to: warranties of title, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement of third party rights. The Oklahoma Municipal League makes no warranties about the accuracy, completeness, reliability, or timeliness of the material and links presented on the Website. In addition, the Oklahoma Municipal League and/or its respective suppliers may make improvements and/or modifications in the product(s) and/or program(s) described herein at any time.
Neither does the Oklahoma Municipal League warrant that the Website will operate without error or that the Website and its server are free of computer viruses or other harmful code. The Oklahoma Municipal League is not responsible for any costs associated with servicing or replacing your equipment or data due to your use of this Website. The Oklahoma Municipal League Website contains materials provided by third parties, and will likewise not be held responsible for any such third party material.
Item C. Disclaimer of Damages & Limitation of Liability
In no event will the Oklahoma Municipal League be liable to any user or other third party for any damages resulting from the use or inability to use the Website or the materials contained therein. This disclaimer and limitation includes direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential, or exemplary damages or lost profits, and applies whether based on warranty, contract, tort, or any other legal theory, regardless of whether the Oklahoma Municipal League is advised of the possibility of such damages.
Item D. Public & User Submissions - General
The Oklahoma Municipal League Website includes postings, listings, stories, and articles from third parties. Such content is the responsibility of the third party creator of the content. The Oklahoma Municipal League has no responsibility for such content and is merely providing access to such content as a service to you. While the Oklahoma Municipal League will endeavor to remove any offensive or harmful content from the Website as soon as it comes to our attention, third party materials may include offensive, inappropriate, harmful, or deceptive information. HOWEVER, WE EXPECT YOU TO USE CAUTION AND COMMON SENSE, AND EXERCISE GOOD JUDGMENT WHEN USING THIRD PARTY INFORMATION.
Item E. User Responsibilities & Privileges
You agree that you are responsible for your own submissions and postings and for any consequences thereof. You agree to use the Oklahoma Municipal League Website only to post materials that are legal, proper and related to the purposes of this geographic community. By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree that when using this Website, you will not:
* Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others
* Publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate or offer to do the same (hereinafter "Post") any inappropriate, defamatory, infringing, obscene, or unlawful material or information
* Post any material that infringes any patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret or other proprietary right of any party (the "Rights"), unless you are the owner of the Rights or have the permission of the owner to post or transmit such material
* Post any files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another's computer
* Advertise or offer to sell any goods or services for any commercial purpose, other than in areas of the Website intended for such uses
* Impersonate another person or entity, or falsify or delete any author attributions, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is Posted
* Restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the use of the Website
Item F. Our Obligation to Monitor Content
The Oklahoma Municipal League does not control the information posted by Registered Members, and has no obligation to monitor postings. However, the Oklahoma Municipal League reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, for any reason whatsoever, in the Oklahoma Municipal League's sole discretion.
The Oklahoma Municipal League does not endorse, support, represent or guarantee the truthfulness, accuracy, or reliability of any information posted by third parties, or endorse any opinions expressed by them. You acknowledge that any reliance on material so posted will be at your own risk.
If the Oklahoma Municipal League is notified by a user of content which allegedly does not conform to any term of this Agreement, we may investigate the allegation and determine in good faith and in our sole discretion whether to remove or request the removal of the content. The Oklahoma Municipal League will have no liability or responsibility for performance or non-performance of such investigation. The Oklahoma Municipal League reserves the right to terminate or restrict your access to any or all Membership privileges at any time without notice for any reason whatsoever.
Item G. Copyright Infringement
The Oklahoma Municipal League may, in appropriate circumstances and at its sole discretion, remove or disable access to material on the Website that infringes on the rights of others. If you believe that your work has been used on the Website in a manner that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide the Oklahoma Municipal League with a written notice - by postal mail, e-mail, or FAX - that includes the following information:
* The signature (electronic or physical) of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the exclusive right that is allegedly infringed
* Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed
* A description of where the material in question is located on the Website
* Your mailing address, telephone number, and email address
* A statement by you that you believe in good faith that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law
* A statement by you, under penalty of perjury, that the information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf
For purposes of such notice, the Oklahoma Municipal League's address for notice is as follows:
Oklahoma Municipal League
201 NorthEast 23rd Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
Item H. Links to Other Websites
The Oklahoma Municipal League contains links to third party websites that are maintained by others. These links are provided solely as a convenience to our users, and are not an endorsement by the Oklahoma Municipal League of the contents on such third-party Web sites. The Oklahoma Municipal League is not responsible for the content of linked third-party sites and does not make any representations regarding the content or accuracy of materials on such third-party sites. If you decide to access linked third-party Websites, you do so at your own risk.
Item I. Indemnity
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless the Oklahoma Municipal League, its officers, directors, employees, agents and staff from and against any claims, actions or demands, including without limitation reasonable legal fees, alleging or resulting from your use of the Material or your breach of the terms of this Agreement. The Oklahoma Municipal League will provide notice to you promptly of any such claim, suit, or proceeding and shall reasonably assist you, at your expense, in defending any such claim, suit or proceeding.
Item J. General Disclaimer
The Oklahoma Municipal League makes no claims that the materials presented are appropriate for any particular purpose or audience. Access to the materials may not be legal by certain persons. If you access the Website from outside of the United States, you are responsible for compliance with the laws of your jurisdiction.
The Oklahoma Municipal League is headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. All legal issues arising from or related to the use of the Website shall be construed in accordance with and determined by the laws of the State of Oklahoma. By using this Website, you agree that the exclusive forum for the bringing of any claims or causes of action arising out of or relating to your use of this Website is the appropriate United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois, or if such court lacks subject matter jurisdiction, the Circuit Court of Sangamon County, Illlinois.
You hereby accept and submit to the jurisdiction of such court in any such proceeding or action, and irrevocably waive, to the fullest extent permitted by law, any objection which you may now or hereafter have to the laying of the venue of any such action or proceeding brought in such a court and any claim that any such action or proceeding brought in such a court has been brought in an inconvenient forum.