Terms And Conditions
NCSTL WEBSITE TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Thank you for visiting the National Clearinghouse for Science, Technology and the Law at Stetson University College of Laws website and reviewing our Terms and Conditions. Please be reminded that if you link to a site outside of this site, you are subject to any policies, terms or conditions of the new site.
This website is operated by the National Clearinghouse for Science, Technology and the Law at Stetson University College of Law (NCSTL). This project is supported by Award No. 2003-IJ-CX-K024 from the National Institute of Justice, Office of Justice Programs. The opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed on this site are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Justice.
NCSTL makes reasonable efforts to ensure that the content is current, accurate and contains no errors. However, NCSTL makes no representation, warranty, or guarantee (expressed or implied) as to the operation of this website or that the information, content or materials included in it will be error free or completely accurate or current at all times, or at any time.
NCSTL adds and updates content on a regular basis and may correct errors or inaccuracies at any time without notice. All original content, including without limitation, all text, design, graphics, drawings, photographs, code and software, and all organization and presentation of such content, which forms a part of this website, are subject to intellectual property rights, including copyright and trademarks held by or licensed to Stetson University College of Law. All such rights are expressly reserved.
This website contains links to other websites. The Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice, Stetson University College of Law, and NCSTL take no responsibility for, and exercises no control over, the organizations, views, accuracy, copyright or trademark compliance or legality of the material contained on such websites. The provision of any link does not constitute an endorsement or validation of any product, service, or information by the Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice, Stetson University College of Law, or NCSTL.
RESPONSIBILITY AND LIABILITY
NCSTL does not provide legal or scientific advice and the information contained on this site should not be construed as constituting legal or scientific advice. Individuals or organizations seeking legal advice should consult with a licensed attorney in the appropriate jurisdiction. Reliance on any information, in whole or in part, contained within this website is solely at the individuals/organizations own risk.
NCSTL is not responsible or liable for:
NCSTL and its directors, employees, agents, representatives, and assigns shall not be liable for any damages whatsoever arising out of or related to access to or use of this website.
If you visit our site to read or download information, we collect and store the following information about your visit:
We do not collect or use information for commercial or third-party marketing. We may use the information you provide to notify you of additional information of interest or opportunities related to NCSTL.
We do not exchange or sell the information collected. We will not disclose the information to third parties or other government agencies, unless required to do so by state or federal law, by your specific permission, or for other legitimate reasons.
Remember that e-mail is not necessarily secure against interception. If your communication is sensitive or includes personal information you may prefer to send it by postal mail.
ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY
All original material on the website and any material sent to you by e-mail or any other form from the website (the "content") or in any way relating to the website belongs to Stetson University College of Law/NCSTL. You may retrieve and display content from the website, print a single copy of individual pages and store such pages for caching purposes only, all for your personal and non-commercial use alone. Stetson University College of Law/NCSTL owns, to the extent permitted by law, the copyright and all other intellectual property rights associated with the content, except where otherwise stated. The Department of Justice reserves a royalty-free, non-exclusive, and irrevocable license to reproduce, publish, or otherwise use, and authorize others to use, for Federal government purposes: the copyright in any work developed under an award or sub-award; and any rights of copyright to which a recipient or sub-recipient purchases ownership with support.
You are permitted to copy electronically and print hard copies of pages from this website for your own non-commercial and lawful use, provided that such copies clearly display the copyright and any other proprietary notices of NCSTL. No other copying of this website, in whole or in part, is permitted without express written authorization of NCSTL.
The National Clearinghouse for Science, Technology and the Law; NCSTL; Sharing Knowledge to Promote Justice; and certain other names, words, logos, slogans and images used on this website are the property of and are subject to trade-mark rights held by Stetson University College of Law/NCSTL. Certain other trade-marks, trade names, words, logos, slogans and images listed on this website are the property of their respective owners. Use of any such property, except as expressly authorized, shall constitute a violation of the rights of the owner of the property.
You may not do any of the following without prior written permission from us:
In accessing the website you agree not to:
You agree to provide accurate and complete registration information if you register on the NCSTL website. It is your responsibility to update and maintain any changes to that information (including your e-mail address) by altering your details as appropriate.
Registration is for a single user only. To register you must choose a user name and password. Sharing a username and password is not allowed.
When you visit the NCSTL website, a cookie may be sent to you. A cookie is a small file that is placed on your computers hard disc for record keeping purposes to:
NCSTL will not be liable for any unauthorized transactions made using your username or password. When you register you will be required to click on an icon indicating that you have read, understood and accepted these Terms and Conditions. You will not be allowed to register unless you indicate your acceptance of these Terms and Conditions and any other terms and conditions that may apply. Regardless of registration, these Terms and Conditions apply to our site usage.
You may not assign, sub-license or otherwise transfer any of your rights under these Terms and Conditions without our agreement, which will not be arbitrarily refused. If any part of these Terms and Conditions is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction the validity of the remaining terms will be unaffected. If either party does not exercise any right or remedy under these Terms and Conditions, this will not be taken to mean that they have been waived.
You agree to indemnify and hold us, our employees and agents harmless from and against all and any expenses, losses, liabilities, damages, costs or expenses incurred or suffered and any claims or legal proceedings which are brought or threatened, in each case arising from your use of, or conduct on, the website and/or a breach of the Acceptable Use Policy and/or any of these Terms and Conditions.
SOFTWARE AND SECURITY
NCSTL is not responsible for any technical or other issues that may arise if you download software from an external third party website (e.g. Acrobat Reader) or upgrade your browser software to enhance your usage of the website.
NCSTL may terminate the provision of this website or restrict your access without any prior notice to you where (by way of example and without limitation):
NCSTL may provide content for downloading. Download time may vary considerably and you agree that you are wholly liable and responsible for any charges incurred in downloading same. Where reasonably practical, NCSTL will attempt to notify you of the size/amount of the file/data and the likely download time for your information.
CHANGES TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS
NCSTL reserves the right to make changes to any part of the website that may result in a change to the terms of these Terms and Conditions, with or without notice. Use of the Web site shall constitute agreement to be bound by the terms and conditions in effect at the time of your use.