Terms of Use

WEBSITE TERMS AND CONDITIONS (“Terms of Use”)

By using this site, you signify your assent and agreement to these Terms of Use. If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, do not use the site.

Restrictions on use of materials

Materials in this website are copyrighted, and all rights are reserved. Text, graphics, databases, HTML code and other intellectual property are protected by U.S. and international copyright laws, and they may not be copied, reprinted, published, reengineered, translated, hosted or otherwise distributed by any means without explicit permission. All of the trademarks on this site are trademarks ofSCHOOL EXEC CONNECT or of other owners used with their permission.

Database ownership, license and use

SCHOOL EXEC CONNECT warrants and you accept that SCHOOL EXEC CONNECT is the owner of the copyright of the databases of links to articles and resources available from time to time through SCHOOL EXEC CONNECT, and its contributors reserve all rights, and no intellectual property rights are conferred by this agreement.

SCHOOL EXEC CONNECT grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable license to use database(s) accessible to you subject to these Terms of Use. The database(s) may be used only for viewing information or for extracting information to the extent described below.

You agree to use information obtained from SCHOOL EXEC CONNECT’S databases only for your own private use or the internal purposes of your home or business, provided that is not the selling or brokering of information, and in no event may you cause or permit to be published, printed, downloaded, transmitted, distributed, reengineered or reproduced in any form any part of the databases (whether directly or in condensed, selective or tabulated form) whether for resale, republishing, redistribution, viewing or otherwise.

Nevertheless, you may on an occasional limited basis download or print out individual pages of information that have been individually selected to meet a specific, identifiable need for information that is for your personal use only or is for only internal use in your business on a confidential basis. You may make such limited number of duplicates of any output, both in machine-readable or hard copy form, as may be reasonable for these purposes only. Nothing herein shall authorize you to create any database, directory or hard copy publication of or from the databases, whether for internal or external distribution or use.

Liability

The materials in this site are provided “as is” and without warranties of any kind, either express or implied. SCHOOL EXEC CONNECT disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. SCHOOL EXEC CONNECT does not warrant that the functions contained in the materials will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected or that this site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful components. SCHOOL EXEC CONNECT does not warrant or make any representations regarding the use or the results of the use of the materials in this site in terms of their correctness, accuracy, reliability or otherwise. You (and not SCHOOL EXEC CONNECT) assume the entire cost of all necessary servicing, repair or correction. Applicable law may not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so the above exclusion may not apply to you.

Under no circumstances, including, but not limited to, negligence, shall SCHOOL EXEC CONNECT be liable for any special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, the materials in this site, even if SCHOOL EXEC CONNECT or a SCHOOL EXEC CONNECT authorized representative has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Applicable law may not allow the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you. In no event shall SCHOOL EXEC CONNECT total liability to you for all damages, losses and causes of action (whether in contract, tort, including, but not limited to, negligence or otherwise) exceed the amount paid by you, if any, for accessing this site.

Facts and information at this website are believed to be accurate at the time they were placed on the website. Changes may be made at any time without prior notice. All data provided on this website are to be used for informational purposes only. The information contained on this website and pages within is not intended to provide specific legal, financial or tax advice, or any other advice, whatsoever, for any individual or company, and should not be relied upon in that regard. The services described on this website are only offered in jurisdictions where they may be legally offered. Information provided in this website is not all-inclusive and is limited to information that is made available to SCHOOL EXEC CONNECT, and such information should not be relied upon as all-inclusive or accurate.

Links and marks

The owner of this site is not necessarily affiliated with sites that may be linked to this site and is not responsible for their content. The linked sites are for your convenience only, and you access them at your own risk. Links to other websites or references to products, services or publications other than those of SCHOOL EXEC CONNECT and its subsidiaries and affiliates at this website do not imply the endorsement or approval of such websites, products, services or publications by SCHOOL EXEC CONNECT or its subsidiaries and affiliates.

Certain names, graphics, logos, icons, designs, words, titles or phrases on this website may constitute trade names, trademarks or service marks of SCHOOL EXEC CONNECT or of other entities. The display of trademarks on this website does not imply that a license of any kind has been granted. Any unauthorized downloading, re-transmission or other copying or modification of trademarks and/or the contents herein may be a violation of federal, common law, trademark and/or copyright laws and could subject the copier to legal action.

Confidentiality of codes, passwords and information

You agree to treat as strictly private and confidential any Subscriber Code, username, user ID or password that you may have received from SCHOOL EXEC CONNECT and all information to which you have access through password-protected areas of SCHOOL EXEC CONNECT’S websites, and further agree that you will not cause or permit any such information to be communicated, copied or otherwise divulged to any other person whatsoever.

Additional Terms of Use

These Terms of Use will apply to every access to SCHOOL EXEC CONNECT.  SCHOOL EXEC CONNECT reserves the right to issue revisions to these Terms of Use by publishing a revised version of this document on this site; that version will then apply to all use by you following the date of publication. Each access of information from SCHOOL EXEC CONNECT will be a separate, discrete transaction based on the then prevailing terms.

These Terms of Use and the license granted may not be assigned or sublet by you without SCHOOL EXEC CONNECT written consent in advance.

These Terms of Use shall be governed by, construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the state of Illinois, as they are applied to agreements entered into and to be performed entirely within such jurisdiction.

To the extent you have in any manner violated or threatened to violate SCHOOL EXEC CONNECT’S and/or its affiliates’ intellectual property rights, SCHOOL EXEC CONNECT  and/or its affiliates may seek injunctive or other appropriate relief in any state or federal court in the state of Illinois, and you consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in such courts.

Any other disputes will be resolved as follows:

If a dispute arises under this agreement, we agree to first try to resolve it with the help of a mutually agreed upon mediator in the following location: Chicago, Illinois. Any costs and fees other than attorney’s fees associated with the mediation will be shared equally by each of us.

If it proves impossible to arrive at a mutually satisfactory solution through mediation, we agree to submit the dispute to binding arbitration at the following location: Chicago, Illinois, under the rules of the American Arbitration Association. Judgment upon the award rendered by the arbitration may be entered in any court with jurisdiction to do so.

If any provision of this agreement is void or unenforceable in whole or in part, the remaining provisions of this agreement shall not be affected thereby.

Termination

These Terms of Use are effective until terminated by either party. You may terminate this agreement at any time by destroying all materials obtained from any and all SCHOOL EXEC CONNECT site(s) and all related documentation and all copies and installations thereof, whether made under the terms of this agreement or otherwise. This agreement will terminate immediately without notice at SCHOOL EXEC CONNECT sole discretion, should you fail to comply with any term or provision of this agreement. Upon termination, you must destroy all materials obtained from this site and any and all other SCHOOL EXEC CONNECT site(s) and all copies thereof, whether made under the terms of this agreement or otherwise.