Terms of Service
Wise Owl Publishing, Inc. currently maintains the following the websites. These websites are collectively referred to as the Site. The provisions of the Terms of Service apply separately and equally to each website:
The Service as defined in this Terms of Service agreement represents access to Wise Owl’s array of resources, including various communication tools, databases of information, expressions of opinions and content, through its websites, which are listed above. Any new features that adds to or enhances the current Service, including the release of any new Foundation websites and features, shall be subject to the Terms of Service.
Use of Site
The Site and all of its content are protected by U.S. and/or foreign copyright laws, and belong to Wise Owl Publishing, Inc. or its partners, affiliates, contributors or third parties. The copyrights in the Content are owned by Wise Owl or other copyright owners who have authorized their use on the Site. You may download and reprint Content for non-commercial, non-public, personal use only. If you are browsing this Site as an employee or member of any business or organization, you may download and reprint Content only for educational or other non-commercial purposes within your business or organization. You may not manipulate or alter in any way images or other Content on the Site.
These are the areas for users to add input about articles or content posted on the websites, and to say something to people who make these posts. These areas all have the same rules that apply for the message boards and will also be monitored to maintain relevant content and foster a positive community. Comment fields do not reflect the views and opinions of Wise Owl Publishing, Inc. as an organization.
You understand and agree that you are personally responsible for your behavior on the Site. You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Wise Owl, its affiliated companies, joint ventures, business partners, licensors, employees, agents, and any third-party information providers to the Service from and against all claims, losses, expenses, damages and costs (including, but not limited to, direct, incidental, consequential, exemplary and indirect damages), and reasonable attorneys’ fees, resulting from or arising out of your use, misuse, or inability to use the Site, the Service, or the Content, or any violation by you of this Agreement.
Links to Other Web Sites
Links to other Internet Sites are provided for your convenience only and the presence of such links does not mean that Wise Owl endorses, recommends or represents them in any way. Wise Owl does not control and is not responsible for any such sites or their content. Wise Owl disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, as to the accuracy, legality, reliability or validity of any content of such sites.
Change in Service or Termination of Service
Wise Owl reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Services (or any part thereof) with or without notice. You agree that Wise Owl shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Service. Wise Owl, in its sole discretion, may terminate your password, account (or any part thereof) or use of the Service, and remove and discard any Content within the Service, for any reason, including, without limitation, for lack of use or if Wise Owl believes that you have violated or acted inconsistently with the letter or spirit of the Terms of Service. Wise Owl may also in its sole discretion and at any time discontinue providing the Service, or any part thereof, with or without notice. You agree that any termination of your access to the Service under any provision of this Terms of Service may be effected without prior notice, and acknowledge and agree that Wise Owl may immediately deactivate or delete your account and all related information in your account and/or bar any further access to the Service. Further, you agree that Wise Owl shall not be liable to you or any third-party for any termination of your access to the Service.
Disclaimer of Warranties
The information, materials and services presented on this Site are provided “AS IS” without any warranties of any kind, express or implied, including but not limited to warranties of compliance with applicable laws, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of third party rights including intellectual property rights. Wise Owl
does not warrant the accuracy or completeness of the materials or services posted on the Site. Wise Owl further does not warrant that this Site, its servers, or e-mail sent from Wise Owl are free of viruses or other harmful components.
Limitation of Liability
Under no circumstances shall Wise Owl be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, punitive or special damages whatsoever (including, without limitation, those resulting from lost profits, lost data or business interruption) arising out of the use, inability to use of, or errors or omissions in the contents or functions of this Site, even if Wise Owl or an authorized representative thereof has been advised of the possibility of such damages. If your use of the materials, information or services from this Site results in the need for servicing, repair or correction of equipment or data, you assume all costs thereof.
Since the Internet is global in nature, you agree to comply with all local rules regarding online conduct and acceptable Content. Specifically, you agree to comply with all applicable laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from the United States or the country in which you reside.
This Terms of Service constitute the entire agreement between you and Wise Owl, and it governs your use of the Service, superseding any prior agreements between you and Wise Owl. You also may be subject to additional terms and conditions that may apply when you use affiliate services, third-party content or third-party software. The Terms of Service and the relationship between you and Wise Owl shall be governed by the laws of the State of California. The failure of Wise Owl to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Terms of Service shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of the Terms of Service is found by a court of competent jurisdiction 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 of Service remain in full force and effect. You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of the Service or the Terms of Service must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred.
Contacting the Website
Published January 1, 2013
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