Terms of Use Agreement for sacnas.org

By using the sacnas.org website you are agreeing to be bound by the terms and conditions of this agreement. If you do not want to be bound by this agreement, please do not use the sacnas.org website.

In order to fully understand your rights we encourage you to read this Terms of Use Agreement, as well as the Privacy Policy for the site. SACNAS may change this agreement at any time. Any such changes will be effective immediately upon posting of the modification(s) on the site. You agree to review this agreement from time-to-time to make sure that you are aware of any changes. Your continued use sacnas.org indicates your acceptance of the modified agreement.

Questions regarding this agreenent should be directed to SACNAS by emailing [email protected]. Please reference this Terms of Use Agreement in your subject line. 

Conduct

You agree not to post, email, or otherwise make available Content that:

  1. is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, or is harmful to minors in any way;
  2. harasses, degrades, intimidates or is hateful toward an individual or group of individuals on the basis of religion, gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, age, or disability;
  3. violates federal, state, or local equal employment opportunity laws, including but not limited to, stating in any advertisement for employment a preference or requirement based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, or disability;
  4. includes personal or identifying information about another person without that person's explicit consent;
  5. infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights of any party, or Content that you do not have a right to make available under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships;
  6. disrupts the normal flow of dialogue with an excessive amount of Content (flooding attack) to the Service, or that otherwise negatively affects other users' ability to use the website; or
  7. employs misleading email addresses, or forged headers or otherwise manipulated identifiers in order to disguise the origin of Content transmitted through the Service.

Additionally, you agree not to:

  1. contact anyone who has asked not to be contacted;
  2. collect personal data about other users for commercial or unlawful purposes;
  3. use automated means, including spiders, robots, crawlers, data mining tools, or the like to download data from the website; or
  4. post non-local or otherwise irrelevant Content, repeatedly post the same or similar Content or otherwise impose an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure.

Content

You understand that all postings, messages, text, files, images, photos, video, sounds, or other materials ("Content") posted on, transmitted through, or linked from the website are the sole responsibility of the person from whom such Content originated. More specifically, you are entirely responsible for each individual item ("Item") of Content that you post, email or otherwise make available via the website. You understand that SACNAS does not control, and is not responsible for Content made available through the website, and that by using the website, you may be exposed to Content that is offensive, indecent, inaccurate, misleading, or otherwise objectionable. Furthermore, the SACNAS website and Content available through the site may contain links to other websites, which are completely independent of SACNAS. SACNAS makes no representation or warranty as to the accuracy, completeness, or authenticity of the information contained in any such website. Your linking to any other websites is at your own risk. You agree that you must evaluate, and bear all risks associated with, the use of any Content, that you may not rely on said Content, and that under no circumstances will SACNAS be liable in any way for any Content or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Content posted, emailed or otherwise made available via the website. You acknowledge that SACNAS does not prescreen or approve Content, but that SACNAS shall have the right (but not the obligation) in its sole discretion to refuse, delete, or move any Content that is available via the website, for violating the letter or spirit of the Terms of Use or for any other reason.

Prohibited Uses of Information

Use of the SACNAS site and/or the information stored therein for commercial or business purposes of any kind, for personal gain, or for political purposes, is prohibited. Prohibited activities also include, but are not limited to, solicitations for commercial services, harvesting of information, cold-calling, and mass-mailings.

Abuse Reporting and Privacy Inquiries

Users wishing to report abuse or to inquire about privacy concerns are invited to contact: [email protected].

Limitation, Suspension, or Termination of Service

SACNAS reserves the right to limit, suspend, or terminate service to any user found to have used the website in a manner inconsistent with the Terms of Use, local, state or Federal law, or in a manner that creates liability for SACNAS. The sole discretion of SACNAS shall apply in all cases.

Indemnification

By using the site, users agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless SACNAS and its respective employees, agents, and assigns from and against any and all losses, claims, damages, costs, and expenses that may arise from use of the site, and/or from user breach of these policies. SACNAS reserves the right to participate in the investigation, settlement, and defense of any such action or claim. SACNAS reserves the right to approve choice of counsel, and any potential settlement of such a claim.

Contacting SACNAS

If you have any questions about this Terms of Use Agreement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, you can contact us by emailing: [email protected].