Terms and Conditions of Use
These LLX Press and LLX.COM Web Sites (LLX.COM) are a service provided
by, owned and operated by Lifelong Learning
Excellence, Inc. (LLX) of Eugene, Oregon, USA. LLX maintains this
publication facility and web site (the "Site") for your personal
enjoyment, education, and information as a service to the Web Community.
LLX.COM makes no claims or warrants as to the accuracy or effective use of the materials included on the Site, and shall in no way be held responsible for any use or infringements by you or third parties not owned, operated by, or affiliated with LLX.COM.
You may freely choose to browse or not browse the Site, and all browsing at the Site are at your own risk. Neither LLX.COM nor any other party affiliated with LLX.COM involved in broadcasting, producing, creating, researching or in any other direct or indirect way shall he held liable for any damages arising out of your access to, browsing of, use of any information contained on the Site.
Visiting any of the LLX.COM sites, you agree to monitoring and recording of details about any mail you attempt to send through our systems. Sending of Spam or attempting to send Spam to our through our sites may be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. We collect system and node ID markers from all mailer attempts accessing our site and cooperate with law enforcement agencies in order to prosecute those who attempt to circumvent bounds of LLX.COM network access and authority in any way. You agree by using our sites that you will not attempt to send spam or spurious advertising data through our mailers and that if you do, we gather identifying information about you and your provider which we share with network security and law enforcement agencies in order to collect payment for services used and/or prosecute you to the fullest extent of most strict prevaling law, which may or may not be in your local jurisdiction.
Without in any way limiting any section of these Terms and Conditions, everything presented on the Site is made available to you on an "AS-IS basis", without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, including, but not limited to, claims of copyright or non-infringement of copyright, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose or use, or accuracy. Please note that some States, Locales, or other Jursidictions may not allow the exclusion of portions of implied warranties, and so some of the preceeding may not apply to you. Consult your local laws for any particular legislation regarding restrictions of or exclusions of implied warranties.
LLX.COM assumes no responsibility, and shall not be liable for, any damages or modifications to, or computer viruses which may affect, infect or alter your computer equipment or other such property during the course of your access to any materials from the Site. You agree to access the Site as your own choice and at your own peril, should any such digital affliction result from your accessing the Site. You agree to indemnify LLX.COM, its agents and assigns, from any responsibility or wrongdoing as may result from your engaging your computer and other digital or analog equipment in the course of accessing the Site.
You hereby agree that anything you post, email, contribute, transmit to the Site by electronic or physical means ("Your Submission") including but not limited to Email, Fax, Parcel Post, or Air, Ground or other Standard Post, shall become the sole property of LLX.COM and may be used by LLX.COM or its affiliates, assigns or associates without limitation, and may be treated as non-confidential, non-proprietary and for all practical purposes, public or private in nature. You understand that following the reception at LLX.COM, Your Submission may be used for any purpose whatsoever, at the sole discretion of LLX.COM, including, but not limited to, public posting, reproduction, disclosure, editing, publication, dissemination to other affiliates, or any other such presentation, marketing, or use as deemed appropriate by LLX.COM. While we at LLX.COM appreciate your comments, memorials, suggestions, correspondence, donations and other Submissions, once received they become the sole property of LLX.COM, and LLX.COM cannot guarantee that we will be able to respond to your messages, or make other direct or indirect use of it, due to our limited resources of time and volunteer labor to make such response.
Use of images of all persons, places or objects as displayed on the Site is subject to these Terms and Conditions, and are either the property of LLX.COM, or are used with permission by LLX.COM specifically for the purposes of the Site. The use by you or any affiliate or assigned by you is explicitly prohibited except as otherwise permitted by these Terms and Conditions or other permission as specifically provided elsewhere on the Site. Other unauthorized use may constitute infringement and may violate copyright law, trademark law, specific laws pertaining to privacy, advertising, publicity or non-disclosure, as set forth in any such law, regulation or statute.
Any trademarks, service marks, logos and identification images (collectively the "Trademarks") displayed on the Site, may be registered and unregistered Trademarks of LLX.COM and others. No information, presentation, section or part of the Site shall be construed as granting by implication or estoppel, or by any other means, any permission, right or license to use any Trademark displayed on the Site without written permssion of LLX.COM or the owner or licensee of such Trademark as appears on the Site. Any use or misuse of any Trademark as appears on the Site, or any specific content as appears or appeared on previous versions of the Site, except as provided in these Terms and Conditions, is strictly prohibited. You are also hereby advised that LLX.COM will aggressively enforce its rights to all intellectual and proprietary property rights on the Site, to the fullest extent of the law, including seeking of criminal prosecution of those who willfully violate these Terms and Conditions.
LLX.COM may or may not have reviewed the content or nature of any site which by virtue of embedded links may be linked to the Site, and as such, LLX.COM cannot maintain any responsibility or control for any off-site information or pages which may be linked to the Site. You hereby agree that any linking of off-site pages, materials, or destinations are at your own risk, that you do so completely of your own choice, and that your choice to do so in no way reflects upon, nor constitutes responsibility of, LLX.COM, its affilates, assigns or associates.
LLX.COM may from time to time make available a portion of its content or delivery system to be constituted of public discussions, presentations, chat fora, reviews, bulletins, announcements, and such, ("Public Areas".) In the course of making available the open and public nature of the Public Area, LLX.COM at its sole discretion reserves the right to monitor, review, purge, record or edit such transmissions and material, but is under no obligation to do so nor to refrain from doing so, and makes no claim as the appropriate or inappropriate nature of such Public Area materials. LLX.COM assumes no responsibility or liability arising out of the transmitting or posting of the content of such material, nor for any error, mishap, misinformation, misunderstanding, obscenity, slander, libel, defamation, inclusion or omission, incitement, profanity, threat, danger or judgment of pornography as may result from the review of any information on such content or Public Areas of the Site. Should you choose to participate in any posting or transmission to the Public Areas of the Site, pursuant to these Terms and Conditions of the Site, you are hereby prohibited from posting or transmitting any materials to the Public Areas which may be considered illegal, threatening, unlawful, pornographic, scandalous, libelous, defamatory, personally or professionally injurious, inflammatory, pornographic, profane, or obscene, or any material or information which would constitute or encourage any act which might be considered criminal, infringing, libelous or in any other way, a violation of any law. You are also hereby informed that LLX.COM will fully cooperate with any police, law enforcement, court, or executive authority which, in due process, requests or directs LLX.COM to disclose the identity of anyone choosing to post, contribute or disseminate such materials. Further, you are hereby informed that LLX.COM may also make available to such authorities the content of any material submitted to the Site whether or not the material ever appeared for public viewing on the Site.
Certain software from this site may be subject to United States Export Controls. No such software from this Site may be downloaded or exported (i) into (or to a national or resident of) Cuba, Iraq, Libya, North Korea, Iran, Syria, or any other country to which the United States has embargoed goods; or (ii) anyone on the United States Treasury Department's list of Specially Designated Nationals or the U.S. Commerce Department's Table of Deny Orders. By downloading or using any software from the Site, you herewith represent and warrant that you are not located in, under the control of, or a national or resident of any such country or on any such list.
LLX.COM may at any time and at its sole discretion revise and alter these Terms and Conditions by making changes to this Terms and Conditions document on the Site. You agree to be bound by any such revisions and agree therefore to periodically visit and review this document so as to reacquaint yourself with the particular nature of the current Terms and Conditions by which you agree to be bound.