THE INTER-AGENCY TASK FORCE ON ISRAELI ARAB ISSUES
Effective as of July 15, 2009
Intellectual Property Rights
The content on the Website, except User Submissions (as defined below) and links to third party websites, including artwork, images, text, software, sounds, music, video, names, and likenesses displayed on the Website are either the property of, or used with permission by, the Task Force. The reproduction and use of any of these by you is prohibited unless specific permission is provided on the Website or otherwise granted to you in writing by the Task Force or, in the case of third party websites, by the owners of such websites. Any unauthorized use may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, privacy and publicity laws, and/or communications regulations and statutes of the United States and/or foreign laws and international conventions.
Both the Website and the content of the Website are provided "AS IS" for your information and personal use only and may not be used, copied, reproduced, distributed, transmitted, broadcast, displayed, sold, licensed, or otherwise exploited for any other purposes whatsoever without the prior written consent of the respective owners. You agree to not engage in the use, copying, or distribution of any of the content on the Website other than as expressly permitted herein, including any use, copying, or distribution of User Submissions of third parties obtained through the Website for any commercial purposes. If you download or print a copy of any of the Website content for personal use, you must retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained therein. You agree not to circumvent, disable or otherwise interfere with security related features of the Website or features that prevent or restrict use or copying of any of its content or enforce limitations on use of the Website or any of the content thereon. The Task Force does not make any representations or warranties, whether express or implied, regarding or relating to the Website or any associated hardware or software, including the content or operations of such hardware and software.
The Website may now or in the future permit the submission of content or communications submitted by you and/or other users ("User Submissions") and the hosting, sharing, and/or publishing of such User Submissions. You understand that whether or not such User Submissions are published, the Task Force does not guarantee any confidentiality with respect to any submissions.
You agree that you will not: (i) submit material that is copyrighted, protected by trade secret or otherwise subject to third party proprietary rights, including privacy and publicity rights, unless you are the owner of such rights or have permission from their rightful owner to post the material and to grant the Task Force all of the license rights granted herein; (ii) publish falsehoods or misrepresentations that could damage the Task Force or any third party (including its members); (iii) submit material that is unlawful, obscene, defamatory, libelous, threatening, pornographic, harassing, hateful, racially or ethnically offensive, or encourages conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, violate any law, or is otherwise inappropriate; (iv) post advertisements or solicitations of business: (v) impersonate another person.
If you are a copyright owner or an agent thereof and believe that a User Submission or other content infringes upon your copyright, you may submit a notification pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act ("DMCA") by providing our copyright agent with the following information in writing:
A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;
Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site;
Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled and information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to locate the material;
Information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to contact you, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail;
A statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that you are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
The Task Force's designated copyright agent to receive notifications of claimed infringement is: Elliott J. Brown, Esq., Olshan Grundman Frome Rosenzweig & Wolosky LLP., 65 East 55th Street, New York, NY 10022, [email protected]. Only DMCA notices should go to the copyright agent. Any other feedback, comments, requests for technical support, and other communications should be directed to the Task Force at www.iataskforce.org/contact. You acknowledge that if you fail to comply with all of the requirements of this section, your DMCA notice may not be valid.
You understand that when using the Website, you may be exposed to User Submissions from a variety of sources, and that the Task Force is not responsible for the accuracy, usefulness, or intellectual property rights of or relating to such User Submissions. You further understand and acknowledge that you may be exposed to User Submissions that are inaccurate, offensive, indecent, or objectionable, and you agree to waive, and hereby do waive, any legal or equitable rights or remedies you have or may have against the Task Force with respect thereto, and agree to indemnify and hold the Task Force, its members, affiliates, and/or licensors and licensees, harmless to the fullest extent allowed by law regarding all matters related to your use of the site.
The Task Force currently does not permit uploading of materials on to the Website by users. If in the future the Task Force permits you to upload materials on the Website, such uploading shall be restricted to personal, informational, educational and research purposes only, and in no event may such use be for commercial purposes. The Task Force reserves the right to discontinue the whole or any part of the Website at any time.
Links to Third Party Websites
For your convenience and for the purpose of advancing education and research, the Website contain links to the websites of third parties on which you may be able to obtain content and/or download software. Except as otherwise noted, such third party websites, and such content and software are provided by third party organizations that are not affiliated with and are independent of the Task Force. The Task Force does not endorse or make any representations or warranties concerning such websites and their content, including the content thereof, and may have not reviewed such content or software. The Task Force has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party websites. In addition, the Task Force cannot and does not censor or edit the content of any third-party site.
Warranty Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability
YOU EXPRESSLY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT USE OF THE WEBSITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. NEITHER THE TASK FORCE, ITS MEMBERS, NOR ANY OF THEIR RESPECTIVE AFFILIATES, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, THIRD PARTY CONTENT PROVIDERS OR LICENSORS (COLLECTIVELY THE "TASK FORCE PARTIES") WARRANT THAT THE WEBSITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE; NOR DO THEY MAKE ANY WARRANTY AS TO THE INFORMATION OR SERVICES THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM USE OF THE WEBSITE, OR THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY OR CONTENT OF ANY SUCH INFORMATION OR SERVICE PROVIDED THROUGH THE WEBSITE OR ANY THIRD PARTY WEBSITE TO WHICH THE WEBSITE LINKS. THE WEBSITE IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES OF TITLE OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OTHER THAN THOSE WARRANTIES WHICH ARE IMPLIED BY AND INCAPABLE OF EXCLUSION, RESTRICTION OR MODIFICATION UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.
THIS DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY APPLIES TO ANY DAMAGES OR INJURY CAUSED BY ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, ERROR, OMISSION, INTERRUPTION, DELETION, DEFECT, DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, COMPUTER VIRUS, COMMUNICATION LINE FAILURE, THEFT OR DESTRUCTION OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO, ALTERATION OF, OR USE OF RECORD, WHETHER FOR BREACH OF CONTRACT, TORTIOUS BEHAVIOR, NEGLIGENCE, OR UNDER ANY OTHER CAUSE OF ACTION. YOU SPECIFICALLY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THE TASK FORCE PARTIES ARE NOT LIABLE FOR THE DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF OTHER USERS OR THIRD-PARTIES AND THAT THE RISK OF INJURY FROM THE FOREGOING RESTS ENTIRELY WITH YOU.
IN NO EVENT SHALL THE TASK FORCE, THE TASK FORCE PARTIES, OR ANY PERSON OR ENTITY INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING OR DISTRIBUTING THE WEBSITE BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE WEBSITE. YOU HEREBY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION SHALL APPLY TO ALL CONTENT ON THE WEBSITE.
IN ADDITION TO THE TERMS SET FORTH ABOVE NEITHER THE TASK FORCE NOR THE TASK FORCE PARTIES SHALL BE LIABLE REGARDLESS OF THE CAUSE OR DURATION, FOR ANY ERRORS, INACCURACIES, OMISSIONS, OR OTHER DEFECTS IN, OR UNTIMELINESS OR UNAUTHENTICITY OF, THE INFORMATION CONTAINED WITHIN THE WEBSITE, OR FOR ANY DELAY OR INTERRUPTION IN THE TRANSMISSION THEREOF TO YOU, OR FOR ANY CLAIMS OR LOSSES ARISING THEREFROM OR OCCASIONED THEREBY. NONE OF THE FOREGOING PARTIES SHALL BE LIABLE FOR ANY THIRD-PARTY CLAIMS OR LOSSES OF ANY NATURE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, LOST PROFITS, PUNITIVE OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES AND THE AGGREGATE, TOTAL LIABILITY OF THE TASK FORCE PARTIES TO YOU OR ANY END USER FOR ALL DAMAGES, INJURY, LOSSES AND CAUSES OF ACTION (WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE) ARISING FROM OR RELATING TO YOUR USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE WEBSITE SHALL BE LIMITED TO PROVEN DIRECT DAMAGES IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($100).
SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN LIABILITY OR WARRANTIES SO SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. In such jurisdictions, the Task Force's liability is limited to the greatest extent permitted by law. You should check your local laws for any restrictions or limitations regarding the exclusion of implied warranties.