The Charlotte Chapter of PRSA Web Site Terms and Conditions of Use

This page states the Terms and Conditions under which you may use this Web Site. Please read this page carefully. If you do not accept the Terms and Conditions stated here, do not use the Web Site. The Charlotte Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) may revise these Terms and Conditions at any time by updating this posting. You should visit this page periodically to review the Terms and Conditions, because they are binding on you.

Section 1. Use of Material

The Charlotte Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America authorizes you to review and download a single copy of the material on this Web site ("Web Site") solely for your personal, non-commercial use. Special rules may apply to the use of certain items provided on the Web Site. Any such special rules are listed as "Legal Notices" on this Web Site and are incorporated into this agreement by reference. The contents of this Web Site, such as text, graphics, images and other material ("Material"), are protected by copyright under United States and other laws. Unauthorized use of the Material may violate copyright, trademark, and other laws. You must retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the original Material on any copy you make of the Material. You may not sell, modify or create derivative works based on the Material or reproduce, display, publicly perform, distribute, or otherwise use the Material in any way for any public or commercial purpose. The use of the Material on any other Web site or in a networked computer environment for any purpose is prohibited. If you violate any of these Terms and Conditions, your permission to use the Material automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any copies you have made of the Material.

Section 2. Charlotte Chapter - PRSA, Limitation of Warranty

The Material may contain inaccuracies or typographical errors. The Charlotte Chapter of PRSA makes no representations about the accuracy, reliability, completeness, or timeliness of the Material or about the results to be obtained from using the Web Site and the Material. The use of the Web Site and the Material is at your own risk. Changes are periodically made to the Web Site and may be made at any time. THE CHARLOTTE CHAPTER OF PRSA DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE WEB SITE WILL OPERATE ERROR-FREE OR THAT THIS WEB SITE AND ITS SERVER ARE FREE OF COMPUTER VIRUSES AND OTHER HARMFUL GOODS. IF YOUR USE OF THE WEB SITE OR THE MATERIAL RESULTS IN THE NEED FOR SERVICING OR REPLACING EQUIPMENT OR DATA, THE CHARLOTTE CHAPTER OF PRSA IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THOSE COSTS.THE WEB SITE AND SITE AND MATERIAL ARE PROVIDED ON AN 'AS IS' BASIS WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND. THE CHARLOTTE CHAPTER OF PRSA, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, INCLUDING THE WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTIES RIGHTS, AND THE WARRANTY OF FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE. THE CHARLOTTE CHAPTER OF PRSA MAKES NO WARRANTIES ABOUT THE ACCURANCY, RELIABLITY, COMPLETENESS, OR TIMELINESS OF THE MATERIAL, SERVICES, SOFTWARE TEXT, GRAPHICS, AND LINKS.

Section 3. Limitation of Liability

IN NO EVENT SHALL THE CHARLOTTE CHAPTER OF PRSA OR ANY THIRD PARTIES MENTIONED AT THIS SITE BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, INCIDENTAL AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS, OR DAMAGES RESULTING FROM LOST DATA OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) RESULTING FROM THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE WEB SITE AND THE MATERIAL, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT THE CHARLOTTE CHAPTER OF PRSA IS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. The aggregate liability for the Charlotte Chapter of PRSA to you for all claims arising from the use of the Material is limited to $100.

Section 4. User Submissions

Generally, any communication that you post to the Web Site or through electronic mail lists to PRSA Charlotte members ("E-mail) is considered to be non-confidential. If particular Web pages permit the submission of communications which will be treated by the Charlotte Chapter of PRSA as confidential, that fact will be stated in "Legal Notices" on those pages. By posting communications to the Web Site, you automatically grant Charlotte Chapter of PRSA a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, modify, publish, edit, translate, distribute, perform, and display the communication alone or as part of other works in any form, media, or technology whether now known or hereafter developed, and to sublicense such rights through multiple tiers of sublicensees. As a user, you are responsible for your own communications and are responsible for the consequences of their posting. You must not do the following things: Post material that is copyrighted, unless you are the copyright owner or have the express written permission of the copyright owner to post it; post material that reveals trade secrets, unless you own them or have the express written permission of the owner; post material that infringes on any other intellectual property rights of others or on the privacy or publicity rights of others; post material that is obscene, defamatory, threatening, harassing, abusive, hateful, or embarrassing to another user or any other person or entity; post sexually-explicit images; post advertisements or solicitations of business; post chain letters or pyramid schemes; or impersonate another person. Charlotte Chapter of PRSA does not represent or guarantee the truthfulness, accuracy or reliability of any of communications posted by other users or endorse any opinions expressed by users of the Web Site and E-mail. You acknowledge that any reliance on material posted by other users will be at your own risk. Charlotte Chapter of PRSA does not screen communications in advance and is not responsible for screening or monitoring material posted by users. If notified by a user of communications which allegedly do not conform to this agreement, Charlotte Chapter of PRSA may investigate the allegation and determine in good faith and its sole discretion whether to remove or request the removal of the communication. Charlotte Chapter of PRSA has no liability or responsibility to users for performance or non-performance of such activities. Charlotte Chapter of PRSA reserves the right to expel users and prevent their further access to the Web Site for violating this agreement or the law and the right to remove communications which are abusive, illegal, or disruptive.

Section 5. Links to Other Sites

The Web Site may contain links to third party web sites. These links are provided solely as a convenience to you and not as an endorsement by Charlotte Chapter of PRSA of the contents on such third-party Web sites. The Charlotte Chapter of PRSA is not responsible for the content of linked third-party sites and does not make any representations regarding the content or accuracy of materials on such third party Web sites. If you decide to access linked third-party Web sites, you do so at your own risk.

Section 6. Indemnity

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless the Charlotte Chapter of PRSA, its directors, officers, employees, representatives and agents, from and against any claims, actions or demands, including without limitation reasonable legal and accounting fees, alleging or resulting from your use of the Material or your breach of the terms of this agreement. The Charlotte Chapter of PRSA shall provide notice to you promptly of any such claim, suit or proceeding and shall assist you, at your expense, in defending any such claim, suit or proceeding.

Section 7. User Information

The Charlotte Chapter of PRSA may use the information obtained relating to you, including your, name, company name, mailing address, email address and use of the Web Site, for its internal business and marketing purposes and may disclose the information to third parties for such purposes. For additional guidelines on the use of information obtained via the Web site, please see the Charlotte Chapter of PRSA's Privacy Statement.

Section 8. General

This Web Site is based in Charlotte, North Carolina. The Charlotte Chapter of PRSA makes no claims the Materials are appropriate or may be downloaded outside of the United States. Access to the Materials may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries. If you access the Web Site from outside of the United States, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with the laws of your jurisdiction. This agreement is governed by the internal substantive laws of the State of North Carolina, without respect to its conflict of law principles. By using this Web Site, you consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina in all disputes, claims or actions arising our of or relating to this agreement or this Web Site. If any provision of this agreement is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of this agreement, which shall remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any term of this agreement shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or any other term. Except as expressly provided in a particular "Legal Notice" for material on particular web pages, this agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and the Charlotte Chapter of PRSA with respect to the use of the Web Site.

Privacy Statement for Public Relations Society of America Charlotte Chapter Web Site

The Charlotte Chapter of PRSA has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to the privacy of our members and to others who visit this Web Site. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for this Web Site: http://www.prsacharlotte.org.

Use of traffic data

Each time a visitor comes to the Charlotte Chapter-PRSA Web Site, we may collect some information to improve the overall quality of the online experience. We collect the visitor's domain name (e.g., whether the user is logged on from aol.com or uncc.edu), referral data (e.g., we may record the address of the last URL a user visited prior to clicking through to our Web Site), and browser and platform type (e.g., a Firefox browser on a Macintosh platform). We collect visitor information for purposes of monitoring the effectiveness of our Web Site as well as usage levels of each content section to better gauge the information most useful to our Web Site visitors.

We also may count, track and aggregate visitors' activity into our analysis of general traffic at our Web Site (e.g. tracking where traffic comes from, how traffic flows within the Charlotte Chapter PRSA Web Site, etc.). To these ends, we may merge the information gathered into a general traffic report for the Web Site, which will be shared with the Charlotte Chapter of PRSA's leadership to determine the effectiveness of the Web Site. The Charlotte Chapter of PRSA will not disclose any personally identifiable information obtained from you via the Web Site without your permission.

Use of cookies

The Charlotte Chapter of PRSA does not use "cookies" to gather information about visitors to the Web Site. However, this Policy may change in the future to improve the functionality of the Site. Cookies are a standard Internet technology that allows computers to both store and retrieve information on your computer system so that certain data (such as meeting registration information) is not lost as you review other meetings and events offered.

Security

This Web Site is on an unsecured server. Users are advised that any information they submit from the Web site is not sent via encryption; user discretion is advised when divulging any personal information.

Contact Information

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this website, or your dealings with this website, you can contact: info@prsacharlotte.org.

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