Terms and conditions

Terms and conditions

Please read these Terms of Use ("Terms") carefully before accessing or participating in any chatroom, newsgroup, bulletin board, mailing list, website, transaction or other online forum available at ILN site ("site"). By using and participating in this site, you signify that you have read these terms and agree to be bound by and comply with them. If you do not agree to be bound by these terms, please promptly exit the site. ILN reserves the right to modify these terms at any time and will publish notice of any such modifications online at this site or elsewhere online. By continuing to access a site after notice of such modifications has been published, you signify your agreement to be bound by them.

Disclaimer

Site may include unmoderated forums containing the personal opinions and other expressions of the persons who post entries on a wide range of topics. Neither the content of this site, nor the links to other web sites, are screened, approved, reviewed or endorsed by any ILN-affiliated entity ("ILN"). ILN is not a publisher of any of the content of the site, or of any content that may be available through links to and from it, and is acting solely as an internet service provider.

The text and other material on this site is the opinion of the specific author and is not statements of advice, opinion, or information of ILN. If you feel you might be offended by the content of the site, you should not continue.

Rules for Online Conduct

You agree to use the site in accordance with all applicable laws. Because ILN is a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization, you agree that you will not use the Site for organized partisan political activities. You further agree that you will not e-mail or post any of the following content anywhere on the Site, or on any other ILN computing resources:

  • Content that defames or threatens others
  • Harassing statements or content that violates federal or state law
  • Content that discusses illegal activities with the intent to commit them
  • Content that infringes another's intellectual property, including, but not limited to, copyrights, trademarks or trade secrets
  • Material that contains obscene (i.e. pornographic) language or images
  • Advertising or any form of commercial solicitation
  • Content that is otherwise unlawful

Copyrighted material, including without limitation software, graphics, text, photographs, sound, video and musical recordings, may not be placed on the Site without the express permission of the owner of the copyright in the material, or other legal entitlement to use the material.

Although ILN does not routinely screen or monitor content posted by users to the Site, ILN reserves the right to remove content which violates the above rules of which it becomes aware, but is under no obligation to do so.

Finally, you agree that you will not access or attempt to access any other user's account, or misrepresent or attempt to misrepresent your identity while using the site.

Permission to Use Material

In consideration for your agreement to the terms and conditions contained here, ILN grants you a personal, non-exclusive, non-transferable license to access and use the site. User may download material from the site only for User's own personal, non-commercial use. User may not otherwise copy, reproduce, retransmit, distribute, publish, commercially exploit or otherwise transfer any material. The burden of determining that use of any information, software or any other content on the Site is permissible rests with User.

Limitation of Use

You may use site for legal purposes only. Furthermore, you agree that, if a third party claims that any material you have contributed to a Site is unlawful, you will bear the burden of establishing that the material complies with all applicable laws. Although ILN does not monitor the content of the site, ILN has the right to remove material from the site, block access, or take other action with respect to the Material in its sole discretion, although ILN is under no obligation to do so. You may not use ILN computing resources or site to disseminate unsolicited advertising or promotional material of any kind.

Links to Other Sites

ILN's Site may include hyperlinks to websites maintained or controlled by others. ILN is not responsible for and does not routinely screen, approve, review or endorse the contents of or use of any of the products or services that may be offered at these websites.

Disclaimer of Warranty/Limitation of Liability

THIS SITE AND ANY INFORMATION, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES THEREIN ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR USE OF A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.

ILN does not warrant, and hereby disclaims any warranties, either express or implied, with respect to the accuracy, adequacy or completeness of any Site, information obtained from a Site, or link to a Site. ILN does not warrant that site will operate in an uninterrupted or error-free manner or that site is free of viruses or other harmful components. Use of information obtained from or through this site is at your own risk.

YOU AGREE THAT ILN WILL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGES, EITHER ACTUAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL, ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THESE TERMS, OR TO YOUR (OR ANY THIRD PARTY'S) USE OR INABILITY TO USE A SITE, OR TO YOUR PLACEMENT OF CONTENT ON A SITE, OR TO YOUR RELIANCE UPON INFORMATION OBTAINED FROM OR THROUGH A SITE. IN PARTICULAR, ILN WILL HAVE NO LIABILTY FOR ANY CONSEQUENTIAL, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, WHETHER FORESEEABLE OR UNFORESEEABLE, (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, CLAIMS FOR DEFAMATION, ERRORS, LOSS OF DATA, OR INTERRUPTION IN AVAILABILITY OF DATA), ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THESE TERMS, YOUR USE OR INABILITY TO USE A SITE, OR ANY PURCHASES ON THIS SITE, OR YOUR PLACEMENT OF CONTENT ON A SITE, OR TO YOUR RELIANCE UPON INFORMATION OBTAINED FROM OR THROUGH A SITE, WHETHER BASED IN CONTRACT, TORT, STATUTORY OR OTHER LAW, EXCEPT ONLY IN THE CASE OF DEATH OR PERSONAL INJURY WHERE AND ONLY TO THE EXTENT THAT APPLICABLE LAW REQUIRES SUCH LIABILITY.

ILN makes no representation regarding your ability to transmit and receive information from or through the site and you agree and acknowledge that your ability to access the site may be impaired. ILN disclaims any and all liability resulting from or related to such events.

Trademarks

All trademarks or servicemarks appearing on the Site are the marks of their respective owners.

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify and hold ILN harmless from any claims, losses or damages, including legal fees, resulting from your violation of these Terms, your use of a Site or your placement of any content onto a Site, and to fully cooperate in ILN's defense against any such claims.

Your Account

If you use this site, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password, if any, and for restricting access to your computer, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password. If you are under 18, you may purchase products or services only through a parent or guardian. You agree that billing and registration information you provide on the site will be accurate and complete. ILN and its affiliates reserve the right to refuse service, terminate accounts, remove or edit content, or cancel orders in their sole discretion.

Other

The site may contain errors and omissions relating to product description, pricing and availability. We reserve the right to correct errors or omissions without prior notice. We also reserve the right to cancel any offered product or service in the event of an error or omission in the description, including price, unavailability or other reason.

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