Terms of Use

Effective Date: 01/01/2009

The following Terms of Use apply to all Sites provided by Strafford or www.straffordpub.com, inclusive of but not limited to all written and graphic design materials, underlying HTML or other source files and email features offered as part of any Strafford Site, all of which are referred to herein as the “Site.”

This Site is owned and provided by Strafford Publications Inc. Your use of this Site is subject to the following Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Your use of this Site constitutes your acceptance of and agreement to be bound by the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. If you do not agree, you should not use this Site.

Privacy Policy 

Please review our Privacy Policy, which also governs your visit to the Site, to understand our practices.

Electronic Communications

When you use the Site to place an order with us, to request further information from us or send emails to anyone at straffordpub.com, you are communicating with us electronically and you consent to receive communications from us electronically. We will communicate with you by email or by posting notices on this site. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that Strafford provides to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing. See our Privacy Policy for more information.

Disclaimer of Professional Advice

The content and information provided on this Site is designed to provide useful information on the subject matter covered. However, Strafford is not engaged in providing legal, accounting, tax or other professional advice. No attorney-client or other relationship is formed by using this Site. If you require legal advice or other professional counsel, you should retain the services of a competent professional.

Submissions

All comments, suggestions, ideas, graphics, data, or other information communicated to Strafford through this Site or through electronic mail will be treated as nonproprietary and non-confidential and will be the property of Strafford Publications Inc. without compensation for the exclusive use by Strafford at our discretion. Please visit our Privacy Policy for information concerning personally identifiable information.

Intellectual Property And Other Rights

All content provided on this Site is owned by or licensed to Strafford and protected by United States and international copyright laws.

The content on this Site is protected by Copyright as a collective work and/or compilation pursuant to U.S. copyright laws, international conventions, and other copyright laws. This Site is copyrighted in its entirety.

Strafford retains all rights in this Site and the materials and content included on this Site, including without limitation all copyright and other proprietary rights worldwide in all media. You may not use this Site or any of its content or materials except as expressly permitted under these Terms of Use.

In accordance with the Digital Millenium Copyright Act, Strafford reserves the right to remove any content from this Site that is alleged to infringe another person's copyright or trademarks. Please notify Strafford in writing with details regarding any alleged infringement of rights to Jennifer Brown, Vice President, Strafford Publications, 590 Dutch Valley Road NE, PO Box 13729, Atlanta, GA 30324-0729.

The trademarks, service marks and logos (including the names Strafford, Strafford Publications Inc., Strafford CLE Teleconferences, Strafford CPE Teleconferences, Strafford Security Teleconferences, and the names of our speakers and their firms displayed on this Site) belong to Strafford Publications Inc. and others. Nothing on this Site should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel or otherwise, any license or right to use any trademark displayed on this Site, without the prior written permission of the trademark owner.

License, Site Access and Limitations of Use

Strafford grants you a limited license to access and make personal use of this Site, subject to these Terms of Use. Notwithstanding the foregoing and to the extent this Site provides electronic commerce, you may make purchases on your own behalf or on behalf of a group, so long as you are authorized to make purchases on behalf of such group.

You may view, copy, print and/or distribute material from this Site subject to the following conditions:

  • You may use the material for internal, personal, noncommercial, informational purposes only.
  • You may not copy, distribute, modify, transmit, reuse, repost, or otherwise display material from this Site for commercial or public purpose without the prior written permission of Strafford for each such use of the material.
  • Strafford's copyright notice (© 2017 Strafford Publications Inc., All Rights Reserved) and our Site address (www.straffordpub.com) must be prominently displayed on any permitted use of the material from this Site.

You may not frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any trademark, logo or other proprietary information (including images, text, page layout and form) of Strafford and/or its affiliates without the express written consent of Strafford. You may not use any meta tags or any other "hidden text" utilizing Strafford's name or Marks without the express written consent of Strafford. Any unauthorized use terminates the license granted by Strafford.

You may not decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble, rent, lease, loan, sell, sublicense, or create derivative works from this Site or its contents. You may not utilize any network monitoring or discovery software to determine the site architecture, or extract information about usage, individual identities or users.

You may not use any robot, spider, other automatic software or device, or manual process to monitor or copy our Site or the content. You may not use or otherwise export or re-export this Site or any portion or use or export the Content in violation of the export control laws and regulations of the United States of America. Any unauthorized use of this Site or its content is prohibited.

Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liability

Strafford strives to provide high quality, accurate information on this Site, but the information contained here may contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors, and information may be changed, updated, and/or deleted without notice.

Your use of this Site is at your own risk. THE INFORMATION ON THIS SITE IS PROVIDED TO YOU “AS IS” FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY, WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS. STRAFFORD DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THIS SITE OR THE SERVERS SUPPORTING THIS SITE ARE VIRUS FREE.

STRAFFORD SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS, INJURY, CLAIM, LIABILITY, OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND RESULTING FROM THE USER'S USE OF THIS SITE, ITS CONTENT, OR ANY MATERIALS LINKED TO FROM THIS SITE. STRAFFORD SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ATTORNEYS' FEES) IN ANY WAY DUE TO, RESULTING FROM, OR ARISING IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THIS SITE, ITS CONTENT, OR ANY MATERIALS LINKED TO FROM THIS SITE. TO THE EXTENT THE FOREGOING LIMITATION OF LIABILITY IS PROHIBITED OR FAILS ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE, STRAFFORD'S SOLE OBLIGATION TO A USER FOR DAMAGES SHALL BE LIMITED TO $100.

Links

This Site may contain links to other web sites. Strafford has no control over the information, terms of use or privacy policies of those web sites and is not responsible for the content, collection and use of information, or freedom from error and viruses. It is your responsibility to recognize when you link to another web site that you have left the Stafford Site.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction

These Terms of Use are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Georgia and any action arising out of or relating to these terms shall be filed only in state or federal courts located in Georgia. You hereby consent and submit to the personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purpose of litigating any such action.

Severability of Provisions

These Terms of Use incorporate by reference any notices contained on this Site and Strafford's Privacy Policy and constitute the entire agreement with respect to access to and use of this Site, its content and postings. If any provision of these Terms of Use is unlawful, void or unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from the remaining provisions and shall not affect their validity and enforceability.

Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in these Terms of Use, if you have a separate, signed, written agreement with Strafford that applies to your use of any of Strafford's Content (“Other Agreement”), then that Other Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and Strafford with respect to the affected content subject to such Other Agreement.

Modification to Terms of Use

Strafford reserves the right to change these Terms of Use at any time. Updated versions of the Terms of Use will appear on this Site and are effective immediately. You are responsible for regularly reviewing the Terms of Use. Continued use of this Site after any such changes constitutes your consent to such changes.