TAMEST

TAMEST Terms of Use


PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE ("TERMS OF USE") CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS WEBSITE. All users of this website agree that access to and use of this website are subject to the following Terms of Use and other applicable laws. If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, please do not use this website.

TAMEST.org reserves the right to modify these Terms of Use at any time. You agree to review these Terms of Use periodically to be aware of such modifications and that your continued use of this website shall be deemed to be your conclusive acceptance of any modified Terms of Use. We will indicate that changes to these Terms of Use have been made by updating the date indicated after "Last Modified" at the end of these Terms of Use. If you do not agree to abide by any modified version of these Terms of Use, you are not authorized to use this website.

By accessing and using this site, you accept the following terms and conditions, without limitation or qualification:

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

The information provided on this site is free of charge and for informational purposes only and does not create a business or professional services relationship between you and TAMEST. We at TAMEST.org encourage the reproduction and distribution of our materials, electronic products and/or services, including our name and logo that are hosted at www. TAMEST.org (the “Materials”). However, such uses have limitations and it is important that you read and understand the following:

The entire content of this website, including but not limited to text, graphics or code is protected by copyright as a collective work under the laws of the United States and other countries, and is the property of TAMEST.org or other third parties. The collective work includes works that are licensed to TAMEST.org. Copyright 2004-2012, TAMEST.org. All RIGHTS RESERVED.

“The Academy of Medicine, Engineering & Science of Texas” and “TAMEST” names and logo (the “Marks”) belong solely to TAMEST.org.

You may use TAMEST.org Materials hosted on this website for non-commercial or educational purposes only.

Any Materials used must retain any copyright, intellectual property, proprietary or other notices or disclaimers contained in the original material, and include the notation “Source: TAMEST.org.”

When any Mark is used, please include the line “_______ is a Trademark of TAMEST.org” visibly on the page.

You are forbidden from using any TAMEST.org Materials appearing on this website:

  • for personal or corporate gain unless granted prior written consent from TAMEST.org;
  • for any suggestion of TAMEST.org endorsement, approval, sponsorship or affiliation of a product or policy where such endorsement has not explicitly been made in writing by TAMEST.org;
  • for any false representation of yourself as a TAMEST.org officer, employee, agent or official spokesperson, or any false representation related to TAMEST.org, including that you are raising funds or donations for or on behalf of TAMEST.org;
  • in a way that combines the Marks with other trademarks or alters the proportions, font, arrangement, outline or otherwise distorts the shape of the Marks;
  • should such use violate or cause TAMEST.org to violate any law, statute, ordinance or regulation of any governing jurisdiction including, without limitation, those governing property, consumer protection, unfair competition, false advertising, discrimination, privacy or human rights.
  • should such use be defamatory, trade libelous, unlawfully threatening, or unlawfully harassing or contrary to the mission of TAMEST.org; and
  • should such use be in connection with pornography, obscene or offensive material, or any material that would be harmful to minors.

The Marks remain the exclusive property of TAMEST.org, and by using them you agree not to directly or indirectly register, attempt to register or challenge TAMEST.org’s use of the Marks in any way. You gain no right, title or interest in or to the Marks by using them as allowed in these Terms of Use. Any use of the TAMEST.org Materials other than as set out above, including for fund raising purposes, requires express written permission from TAMEST.org. Please contact info@TAMEST.org to inquire about such permission. Commercial use of any TAMEST.org Materials, including any articles, images or Marks, may constitute a violation of intellectual property or other laws.

Third Party Links

In an attempt to provide increased value to our visitors, TAMEST.org may link to websites operated by third parties. However, even if the third party is affiliated with TAMEST.org, TAMEST.org has no control over these linked websites, all of which have separate Terms of Use and privacy and data collection practices, independent of TAMEST.org. These linked websites are only for your convenience and therefore you access them at your own risk. TAMEST.org seeks to protect the integrity of this website and the links placed upon it and therefore requests any feedback about this website and for websites it links to as well. Please review the privacy policy of any third-party website that you have linked to from this Website before you use such third-party website.

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless TAMEST.org, its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors and suppliers from and against all claims, losses, expenses, damages and costs, including, without limitation, reasonable attorneys' fees, arising from or relating in any way to your use of this website, including your use of any text, graphic, code, trademark, logo, design or other Material as permitted in these Terms of Use, to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law.

Privacy

TAMEST.org is committed to safeguarding your privacy. The terms regulating the handling of personally identifiable information and other information submitted by you in connection with this website are described in our Privacy Policy. You are responsible for complying with the laws of the jurisdiction from which you are accessing this site and you agree that you will not access or use the information on this site in violation of such laws. Unless expressly stated otherwise herein, any information submitted by you through this site shall be deemed non-confidential and non-proprietary. You represent that you have the lawful right to submit such information and agree that you will not submit any information unless you are legally entitled to do so. Because of the open nature of the Internet, we recommend that you not submit information you consider confidential.

Warranty

THIS WEBSITE AND ALL OF THE CONTENT AND SERVICES INCLUDED OR PROVIDED ON THIS WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, TAMEST.org DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. TAMEST.org DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED IN THIS WEBSITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT ANY DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THIS WEBSITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES THIS WEBSITE AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. TAMEST.org DOES NOT MAKE ANY WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE MATERIALS IN THIS WEBSITE IN TERMS OF THEIR CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, ADEQUACY, USEFULNESS, TIMELINESS, RELIABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT, ORIGINALITY, OR OTHERWISE. SOME STATES DO NOT PERMIT LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS ON WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

TAMEST.org DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL LIABILITY FOR THE ACTS, OMISSIONS AND CONDUCT OF ANY USERS OR OTHER THIRD PARTIES IN CONNECTION WITH OR RELATED TO YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE. YOU ASSUME TOTAL RESPONSIBILITY FOR YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE AND ANY LINKED SITES. YOUR SOLE REMEDY AGAINST TAMEST.org FOR DISSATISFACTION WITH THIS WEBSITE OR ANY CONTENT IS TO STOP USING THIS WEBSITE OR ANY SUCH CONTENT. THIS LIMITATION OF RELIEF IS A PART OF THE BARGAIN BETWEEN THE PARTIES.

Limitation of Liability

TAMEST.org SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE MATERIALS ON THIS WEBSITE OR THE PERFORMANCE OF THE PRODUCTS PURCHASED THROUGH THIS WEBSITE OR THE CONDUCT OF OTHER USERS OF THIS WEBSITE, EVEN IF TAMEST.org HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

IF, NOTWITHSTANDING THE OTHER PROVISIONS OF THESE TERMS OF USE, TAMEST.org IS FOUND TO BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DAMAGE OR LOSS WHICH ARISES OUT OF OR IS IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE OR ANY CONTENT, TAMEST.org’s LIABILITY SHALL IN NO EVENT EXCEED US$100.00.

APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY OR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

Miscellaneous

TAMEST maintains this site in the State of Texas in the United States and you agree that these terms of use and any legal action or proceeding relating to this site shall be governed by the laws of the State of Texas without reference to its choice of law rules. You agree that any and all disputes, claims and legal proceedings directly or indirectly arising out of or relating to this website shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action. If you attempt to bring any legal proceedings against TAMEST you specifically acknowledge that TAMEST is free to choose the jurisdiction of our preference as to where such action against us may be held. As you have agreed by using this site to choose the laws of the State of Texas to govern any such proceedings, we will probably choose to defend any such action in Texas and we can make this decision entirely as it suits us, without regard to where in the world you are located, or from where in the world you visited this site. Any cause of action or claim you may have with respect to this website must be commenced within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arises. To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, you agree that, by using this website, any notice, agreement, disclosure or other communication that TAMEST.org sends you electronically, will satisfy any legal communication requirements, including that such communications be in writing. TAMEST.org’s failure to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision of these Terms of Use shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right. Neither the course of conduct between the parties nor trade practice shall act to modify any of these Terms of Use. TAMEST.org may assign its rights and duties under this Agreement to any party at any time without notice to you.

Term; Termination

These Terms of Use are applicable to you upon your accessing this website. TAMEST.org reserves the right in its sole discretion to terminate or restrict your use of this website, without notice, for any or no reason, and without liability to you or any third party. In addition, these Terms of Use, or any part of them, may be terminated by TAMEST.org without notice at any time, for any or no reason. The provisions relating to Intellectual Property, Disclaimer, Limitation of Liability, Indemnification and Miscellaneous, shall survive any termination.

Last Modified: August 2012

TAMEST Blog


Giving to TAMEST

Support TAMEST in securing Texas as a national leader in medicine, engineering, science, and technology by making a tax-deductible donation today.

E-mail Newsletter Sign-Up

The TAMEST e-newsletter is published on a quarterly basis and highlights members, member activities and accomplishments, events, and topics of interest to the Texas scientific community.

Social Media

FaceBookLinkedInTwitterYouTubeFlickr

Powered by Convio
nonprofit software