SOFTWARE, AND SERVICES AVAILABLE ON THIS SITE.
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OF TECHNICAL DATA EXPORTED FROM THE UNITED STATES OR THE COUNTRY IN WHICH YOU RESIDE. YOU FURTHER AGREE TO COMPLY WITH ALL
LOCAL LAWS, REGULATIONS AND RULES REGARDING ONLINE CONDUCT AND ACCEPTABLE CONTENT. YOU REPRESENT YOU HAVE THE LEGAL AUTHORITY
DO NOT USE THIS SITE IN ANY MANNER.
Description of Site
"SITE" encompasses the NAACP's website and all of its content and policies, any modifications, updates, enhancements, revisions,
new features, and/or the addition of any new web properties. The NAACP reserves the right to make any SITE changes at
any time and without prior notice.
or impose fees for products and services provided through the SITE at any time in its sole discretion.
The SITE, including all text, logos or graphic images appearing therein, and any and all intellectual property rights associated
with this SITE and its contents are the sole property of the NAACP, its affiliates or third parties. The content is protected
by copyright and other laws in both the United States and other countries. Elements of the SITE are also protected by trade
dress, trade secret, unfair competition, and other laws and may not be copied or imitated in whole or in part. All graphics,
icons, and other items that appear on the SITE are trademarks, service marks, trade dress and/or copyrighted works ("Intellectual
Property") of the NAACP, its affiliates or other entities that have granted the NAACP the right and license to use such Intellectual
Property and may not be used or interfered with in any manner without the express written consent of the NAACP. Except as
expressly provided herein, the NAACP does not grant you an express or implied right to the NAACP's or any third party's Intellectual
Property. The information on the SITE is intended to provide corporate, product, or service information only and may not be
used for any other purposes.
Site Use Restrictions
THE UNAUTHORIZED COPYING, DISPLAYING OR OTHER USE OF ANY CONTENT FROM THIS SITE IS A VIOLATION OF LAW.
The SITE is for your personal and non-commercial use only. You will not (i) post on or transmit to the SITE any defamatory,
libelous, obscene, pornographic, profane, threatening, or unlawful materials or any materials that could constitute or encourage
conduct that would be considered a criminal offense or give rise to civil liability, whether under statute, common law or
equitable principles, or otherwise violate any law; (ii) copy, reproduce, modify, lease, loan, sell, create derivative works
from, upload, transmit, or distribute the intellectual property of the SITE in any way without the NAACP's or the appropriate
third party's prior written permission or (iii) use the SITE in any manner that violates any applicable laws, regulations,
orders, or other restrictions.
Trademarks and Service Marks
There may be a number of proprietary logos, service marks, trademarks, slogans and product designations found on this SITE,
including but not limited to: The NAACP name and seal. Other trademarks displayed on this SITE through links to other sites
are the property of the respective trademark owners. By making these marks available on this SITE, the NAACP does not confer
upon you any of the NAACP's or any third party's intellectual property rights. No NAACP trademark may be used as a hyperlink
without the NAACP's prior written permission.
Copyright Trademark Notices
All content of the NAACP's SITE is: Copyright © 2006 The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. All
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold the NAACP harmless from and against any and all claims, damages, costs and expenses,
including attorneys' fees, arising from or related to your use of the SITE.
Links to Third Party Websites Are Not Endorsements
This SITE may provide links to other third-party World Wide Web sites or resources. The NAACP makes no representations
or warranties whatsoever about any other website which you may access through this SITE. Because the NAACP has no control
over such sites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that the NAACP is not responsible for the availability of such external
sites or resources and is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products, services or other materials on
or available from such sites or resources. It is your responsibility to take precautions to ensure that whatever you select
for your use is free of viruses, worms, Trojan horses and other items of a destructive nature. References on this SITE to
any names, marks, products or services of any third parties or hypertext links to third party sites or information are provided
solely as a convenience to you, and do not constitute or imply an endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation of, or affiliation
with the third party or its products and services. The NAACP shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for
any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such third-party content,
products or services available on or through any such site or resource.
Notices and Procedure for Making Claims of Copyright Infringement
The NAACP will investigate notices of copyright infringement and take appropriate actions under the Digital Millennium
Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. § 512(c)(2) ("DMCA"). Pursuant to the DMCA, written notification of claimed copyright infringement
must be submitted to the following Designated Agent for the NAACP in accordance with the DMCA: NAACP, Attention DMCA Designated
Agent, NAACP National Headquarters, 4805 Mt. Hope Drive, Baltimore MD 21215, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Email/Feedback Property of NAACP
You may choose to use email to communicate with the NAACP. If you choose to email the NAACP, know that the Internet is
not secure or private, unauthorized people may be able to intercept and read the mail you send to the NAACP or mail the NAACP
sends to you. Since email can be used to spread viruses, you should install and maintain virus protection software on your
PC. To the extent permitted by applicable law, any comments or materials (collectively "Feedback") sent to the NAACP including
but not limited to questions, submissions, suggestions, ideas, postings, comments or the like shall become the property of
the NAACP upon receipt. The NAACP shall have no obligation of any kind with respect to such Feedback and shall be free to
modify, copy, perform, publish, transmit, reproduce, use, exhibit, disclose, display, transform, copyright, create derivative
works, distribute the Feedback to others and otherwise exploit the Feedback without limitation. Further, the NAACP shall be
free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques contained in such Feedback for any purpose whatsoever, including but
not limited to developing, manufacturing and marketing products incorporating such information.
Limitation of Liability
THE NAACP WILL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE USE
OR THE INABILITY TO USE THIS SITE, ITS CONTENT OR LINKS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOSS OF PROFITS OR OTHER DAMAGES CAUSED
BY OR RELATED TO ERRORS, OMISSION, INTERRUPTIONS, DEFECTS, DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, COMPUTER VIRUS, LINE FAILURE,
AND ALL OTHER DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL INCIDENTAL, EXEMPLARY OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND WHETHER UNDER THESE TERMS
OF USE, STATUTE, REGULATION, COMMON LAW PRECEDENT OR DOCTRINE, EVEN IF THE NAACP HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH
DAMAGES OR WAS NEGLIGENT. IN JURISDICTIONS THAT PROHIBIT THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL
DAMAGES, NAACP'S LIABILITY IS LIMITED TO THE GREATEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. NOTWITHSTANDING THE FOREGOING, THE NAACP'S
TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL LOSSES, DAMAGES, AND CAUSES OF ACTION, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THOSE BASED ON CONTRACT,
TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING OUT OF YOUR USE OF THIS SITE, ITS CONTENT OR LINKS, SHALL NOT EXCEED THE AMOUNT YOU PAID TO ACCESS
THE INFORMATION ON THIS SITE, INCLUDING TEXT, IMAGES, AND LINKS, AND THE INFORMATION ON ANY WEBSITES, WHETHER AFFILIATED
OR UNAFFILIATED WITH NAACP, WHICH YOU MAY VISIT THROUGH THE SITE, IS PROVIDED "AS IS" BY NAACP AS A CONVENIENCE TO ALL USERS,
WITHOUT REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY OF ANY KIND TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED
WARRANTIES (I) OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE; (II) OF INFORMATIONAL CONTENT OR ACCURACY; (III) OF
NON-INFRINGEMENT; (IV) OF QUIET ENJOYMENT; (V) OF TITLE; (VI) THAT THE SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE; (VII) THAT
ANY DEFECTS OR ERRORS IN THE SITE WILL BE CORRECTED; (VIII) THAT THE SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE FROM
VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS OR (IX) THAT THE SITE IS COMPATIBLE WITH ANY PARTICULAR HARDWARE OR SOFTWARE PLATFORM.
EFFORTS BY NAACP TO MODIFY THE SITE SHALL NOT BE DEEMED A WAIVER OF THESE LIMITATIONS.
to the laws of the State of Maryland, United States of America, excluding any law or conflicts or law principle that would
apply the law of another jurisdiction, and excluding the Maryland Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act. You expressly
agree that the exclusive jurisdiction for any dispute, controversy or claim arising out of or in connection with these Terms
of Use shall be filed only in the federal or state court with competent jurisdiction located in Baltimore, Maryland. You consent
to the exercise of personal jurisdiction by such courts in any such action. If any part of these Terms and Conditions is unlawful,
void, or unenforceable, that part will be deemed severable and will not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining
any prior agreements between you and the NAACP relating to your use of this SITE.
Use of Communication Services
The NAACP SITE may in the future contain bulletin board services, chat areas, news groups, forums, communities, personal
web pages, calendars, and/or other message or communication facilities designed to enable you to communicate with the public
at large or with a group (collectively, "Communication Services"). You agree to use the Communication Services only to post,
send and receive messages and material that are proper and related to the particular Communication Service. By way of example,
and not as a limitation, you agree that when using a Communication Service, you will not:
- Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity)
- Publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent
or unlawful topic, name, material or information.
- Upload files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy
of publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents.
- Upload 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 or buy any goods or services for any business purpose, unless such Communication Service specifically
allows such messages.
- Conduct or forward surveys, contests, pyramid schemes or chain letters.
- Download any file posted by another user of a Communication Service that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be
legally distributed in such manner.
- 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 uploaded.
- Restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Communication Services.
- Violate any code of conduct or other guidelines which may be applicable for any particular Communication Service.
- Harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including e-mail addresses, without their consent.
- Violate any applicable laws or regulations.
The NAACP has no obligation to monitor the Communication Services. However, the NAACP reserves the right to review materials
posted to a Communication Service and to remove any materials in its sole discretion. The NAACP reserves the right to terminate
your access to any or all of the Communication Services at any time, without notice, for any reason whatsoever.
The NAACP 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, in the NAACP's sole discretion.
Always use caution when giving out any personally identifying information about yourself or other people in any Communication
Service. The NAACP does not control or endorse the content, messages or information found in any Communication Service and,
therefore, the NAACP specifically disclaims any liability with regard to the Communication Services and any actions resulting
from your participation in any Communication Service.
By posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your submission to the NAACP, you are granting the NAACP, its
affiliated companies and necessary sub licensees permission to use your submission in connection with the operation of their
Internet businesses including, without limitation, the rights to: copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform,
reproduce, edit, translate and reformat your submission; and to publish your name in connection with your submission.
No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of your submission, as provided herein. The NAACP is under no obligation
to post or use any submission you may provide and may remove any submission at any time in the NAACP's sole discretion.
By posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your submission you warrant and represent that you own or otherwise
control all of the rights to your submission as described in this section including, without limitation, all the rights necessary
for you to provide, post, upload, input or submit the submissions.
The NAACP does not monitor message boards hosted on its SITE. The content of message boards is the sole responsibility
of the person supplying the content, and the NAACP assumes no liability related to the content of such boards. All messages
posted on NAACP message boards are non-confidential and will be treated as such.
The NAACP reserves the right to terminate at any time, at its sole discretion, the SITE and/or your use of the SITE.
Unlawful or Prohibited Use
Possible evidence of use of this SITE for illegal purposes will be provided to law enforcement authorities. Please report