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Terms of Use

This Terms of Use Agreement sets forth the standards of use of the CalGeo Web site. By using the www.calgeo.org Web site you (the “Member”) agree to these terms and conditions. If you do not agree to the terms and conditions of this agreement, you should immediately cease all usage of this Web site. We reserve the right, at any time, to modify, alter, or update the terms and conditions of this agreement without prior notice. Modifications shall become effective immediately upon being posted at www.calgeo.org Web site. Your continued use of the site after amendments are posted constitutes an acknowledgement and acceptance of the Agreement and its modifications. Except as provided in this paragraph, this Agreement may not be amended.

  1. Description of Service

    CalGeo is providing the Member with the chapter Web site. Member must provide (1) all equipment necessary for their own internet connection, including computer and modem and (2) provide for Member’s access to the internet, and (3) pay any fees relate with such connection.
  2. Disclaimer of Warranties.

    The site is provided by CalGeo on an “as is” and on an “as available” basis. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, CalGeo makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, regarding the use or the results of this Web site in terms of its correctness, accuracy, reliability, or otherwise. CalGeo shall have no liability for any interruptions in the use of this Web site. CalGeo disclaims all warranties with regard to the information provided, including the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, therefore the above-referenced exclusion is inapplicable.
  3. Limitation of Liability
    
CalGeo SHALL NOT be liable for any damages whatsoever, and in particular CalGeo shall not be liable for any special, indirect, consequential, or incidental damages, or damages for lost profits, loss of revenue, or loss of use, arising out of or related to this Web site or the information contained in it, whether such damages arise in contract, negligence, tort, under statute, in equity, at law, or otherwise, even if CalGeo has been advised of the possibility of such damages. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW FOR THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, THEREFORE SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS IS INAPPLICABLE.
  4. Indemnification

    Member agrees to indemnify and hold CalGeo, its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs, made by any third party due to or arising out of Member’s use of the site, the violation of this Agreement, or infringement by Member, or other user of the site using Member’s computer, of any intellectual property or any other right of any person or entity.
  5. Modifications and Interruption to Service
    
CalGeo reserves the right to modify or discontinue the site with or without notice to the Member. CalGeo shall not be liable to Member or any third party should CalGeo exercise its right to modify or discontinue the site. Member acknowledges and accepts that CalGeo does not guarantee continuous, uninterrupted or secure access to our Web site and operation of our Web site may be interfered with or adversely affected by numerous factors or circumstances outside of our control.
  6. Third-Party Sites

    Our Web site may include links to other sites on the internet that are owned and operated by online merchants and other third parties. You acknowledge that we are not responsible for the availability of, or the content located on or through, any third-party site. You should contact the site administrator or Webmaster for those third-party sites if you have any concerns regarding such links or the content located on such sites. Your use of those third-party sites is subject to the terms of use and privacy policies of each site, and we are not responsible therein. We encourage all Members to review said privacy policies of third-parties’ sites.
  7. Governing Jurisdiction of the Courts California

    Our Web site is operated and provided in the State of California. As such, we are subject to the laws of the State of California, and such laws will govern this Terms of Use, without giving effect to any choice of law rules. We make no representation that our Web site or other services are appropriate, legal or available for use in other locations. Accordingly, if you choose to access our site, you agree to do so subject to the internal laws of the State of California.
  8. Compliance with Laws
    Member assumes all knowledge of applicable law and is responsible for compliance with any such laws. Member may not use the site in any way that violates applicable state, federal, or international laws, regulations or other government requirements. Member further agrees not to transmit any material that encourages conduct that could constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, national, or international law or regulation.
  9. Copyright and Trademark Information

    All content included or available on this site, including site design, text, graphics, interfaces, and the selection and arrangements thereof is ©2009 CalGeo, with all rights reserved, or is the property of CalGeo and/or third parties protected by intellectual property rights. Any use of materials on the Web site, including reproduction for purposes other than those noted above, modification, distribution, or replication, any form of data extraction or data mining, or other commercial exploitation of any kind, without prior written permission of an authorized officer of CalGeo is strictly prohibited. Members agree that they will not use any robot, spider, or other automatic device, or manual process to monitor or copy our Web pages or the content contained therein without prior written permission of an authorized officer of CalGeo.


    CalGeo and www.calgeo.org are proprietary marks of CalGeo. CalGeo’s trademarks may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not provided by CalGeo, in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among customers, or in any manner that disparages or discredits CalGeo.

All other trademarks displayed on CalGeo’s Web site are the trademarks of their respective owners, and constitute neither an endorsement nor a recommendation of those Vendors. In addition, such use of trademarks or links to the Web sites of Vendors is not intended to imply, directly or indirectly, that those Vendors endorse or have any affiliation with CalGeo.
  10. Other Terms 

    If any provision of this Terms of Use Agreement shall be unlawful, void or unenforceable for any reason, the other provisions (and any partially-enforceable provision) shall not be affected thereby and shall remain valid and enforceable to the maximum possible extent. You agree that this Terms of Use Agreement and any other agreements referenced herein may be assigned by CalGeo, in our sole discretion, to a third party in the event of a merger or acquisition. This Terms of Use Agreement shall apply in addition to, and shall not be superseded by, any other written agreement between us in relation to your participation as a Member. Member agrees that by accepting this Terms of Use Agreement, Member is consenting to the use and disclosure of their personally identifiable information and other practices described in our Privacy Policy Statement

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