TERMS OF SERVICE
Welcome to WomenAloneTogether.org (the "Website"), a website accessible free of charge to the general public with Internet access. The Website and its contents and related services are owned and administered by Women Alone Together ("WAT"). By accessing and using the Website, or otherwise availing Yourself of the services and information offered through the Website, You - the "User" - agree to be bound by these Terms of Service (hereinafter "Terms Of Service" or "Agreement") in effect at the time of each such access or other use of the Website. You also acknowledge that WAT may, from time to time, in its sole discretion and without notification to You, modify these Terms Of Service. It is Your responsibility to apprise Yourself of any such revision or modifications each time you visit or use the Website. If You do not so agree, You are not authorized to access or use the Website in any manner, and You must exit the Website immediately.
The Women Alone Together Website was established in 2005 as a public resource of general information which is intended, but not promised or guaranteed, to be correct, complete, and up-to-date. This Website is not intended be a source of legal, financial, medical or other advice. You should not rely on information provided herein, and should always seek the advice of a competent professional in Your home state. The features and information that You may avail Yourself of via the Website are collectively referred to herein as the "Services."
II. TERMS AND CONDITIONS
A. User To Provide Internet Access
In order to access the Website and/or use the Services, You must obtain access to the World Wide Web, either directly or through devices that access web-based content, and pay any service fees associated with such access. In addition, You must provide all equipment necessary to make such connection to the World Wide Web, including a computer and modem or other access device.
B. Website Intended For Adults
You must be eighteen years old or older to provide any personally-identifying information regarding this site.
C. Accessibility And Availability
WAT makes no guarantees regarding the availability of the Website or the Services. Furthermore, WAT reserves the right, within its sole discretion, to discontinue the Website or Services and/or modify the contents of the Website or the terms of the Services as it sees fit. You agree that WAT will not be liable to You for any such discontinuance or modification of the Website or the Services.
D. Authorized Use
WAT grants You a limited license to access and make personal use of the Website for purposes and uses that are legal and that are otherwise permitted by these Terms Of Service. Other than page caching, You are not authorized to download or modify the Website or any portion of it, except with express written consent of WAT. Your limited license does not include any resale or commercial use of this site or its contents; any derivative use of this site or its contents; any downloading or copying of account information for the benefit of any third-party; or any use of data mining, robots, spiders, crawlers, or similar data gathering and extraction tools. Furthermore, You may not post or transmit through the Website any material that violates or infringes in any way upon the rights of others; that is unlawful, threatening, abusive, defamatory, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, vulgar, obscene, profane or otherwise objectionable; that encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any law; and/or that contains advertising or any solicitation with respect to products or services. You are also prohibited from using the Website in any way that restricts or inhibits any other Website user from using or enjoying the Website consistent with the letter and intent of these Terms Of Service.
Any unauthorized use terminates the permission or license granted by WAT in relation to the Website.
E. Linking (To & From) The Website; Advertisers
1. Linked-To Sites
WAT may, from time to time, provide via the Website, links to other World Wide Websites or resources and/or advertisements or other such promotional materials for third-parties. Because WAT has no control over the content of linked-to sites or the quality of the goods or services offered via these linked-to sites, You acknowledge and agree that WAT is not responsible for and in no way guarantees or endorses: (1) the availability of linked-to sites or resources; (2) the accuracy or completeness of any content available at or through the linked-to sites; (3) the goods or services offered via these third-party sites. Accordingly, You acknowledge and agree that WAT shall not be responsible or liable to You in any manner, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on the content of any linked-to web sites and/or the quality of any goods or services offered by or through any linked-to third-party site.
2. Links To WomenAloneTogether.org From Other Sites
Unless otherwise authorized in writing by WAT, neither You nor any other third-party is authorized to “deep link” to any web page contained in the Website (i.e., no links are permitted under any circumstances from third-party web sites to WomenAloneTogether.org web pages other than the WomenAloneTogether.org home page). Such links are expressly prohibited. Women Alone Together grants link permission to any entity whose Web content is not in violation of any local, state, or federal law and may in its discretion request any entity linking to this site to remove its link. The Website is not sponsored or associated with any particular linked entity unless stated so by that entity; and the existence of any particular link is simply intended to imply potential interest to the reader.
G. Prohibition Against Harmful Transmissions
You agree that You will not upload, post, e-mail, or otherwise transmit to the Website or to any other User any messages, programs, or other materials (including but not limited to Trojan Horses, viruses, worms, and the like) that contain software viruses or any other computer code, files, or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or telecommunications equipment.
H. Standard Warranties And Limitations Of Liability
1. WAT Warranties
NEITHER WAT NOR ANY OF ITS UNDERLYING SERVICE PROVIDERS, INFORMATION PROVIDERS, LICENSEES, EMPLOYEES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, ASSIGNEES, OR AGENTS WARRANT THAT THE SERVICES OR THE INFORMATION PROVIDED VIA THE WEB SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE. EXCEPT AS IS EXPRESSLY SET FORTH ELSEWHERE HEREIN, THE SERVICES ARE DISTRIBUTED "AS IS," WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, ALL SUCH WARRANTIES BEING EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMED. NEITHER WAT NOR ANY OF ITS UNDERLYING SERVICE PROVIDERS, INFORMATION PROVIDERS, LICENSEES, EMPLOYEES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, ASSIGNEES, OR AGENTS SHALL HAVE ANY LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, INDIRECT OR SPECIAL DAMAGES SUFFERED BY YOU OR ANY OTHER PARTY AS A RESULT OF THE OPERATION OR MALFUNCTION OF THE SERVICES OR ARISING IN ANY WAY FROM OR RELATING TO YOUR PURCHASE OF WAT PRODUCTS VIA THE WEB SITE, REGARDLESS OF WHETHER OR NOT SUCH PARTIES HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
2. Limitation Of Liability
WAT SHALL HAVE NO LIABILITY FOR UNAUTHORIZED THIRD-PARTY ACCESS TO, OR ALTERATION, THEFT OR DESTRUCTION OF, ANY INFORMATION CONTAINED AT THE WEB SITE THROUGH ACCIDENT OR THROUGH FRAUDULENT OR WRONGFUL MEANS OR DEVICES. WAT SHALL HAVE NO LIABILITY WITH RESPECT TO WAT’S OBLIGATIONS UNDER THIS AGREEMENT OR IN RELATION IN ANY WAY TO THE WEB SITE OR ANY WEB SITE PURCHASE MADE BY OR FOR YOU FOR CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES EVEN IF WAT HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. IN ANY EVENT, THE LIABILITY OF WAT TO YOU OR ANY OTHER USER FOR ANY REASON AND UPON ANY CAUSE OF ACTION SHALL BE LIMITED TO AND SHALL IN NO EVENT EXCEED THE SUM OF THE GREATER OF ONE-HUNDRED DOLLARS ($100.00). THIS LIMITATION APPLIES TO ALL CAUSES OF ACTION IN THE AGGREGATE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, TO BREACH OF CONTRACT, BREACH OF WARRANTY, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY, MISREPRESENTATIONS, AND OTHER TORTS.
NOTE THAT SOME JURISDICTIONS EITHER DO NOT ALLOW OR OTHERWISE LIMIT THE PERMISSIBLE SCOPE OF DISCLAIMERS AND LIMITATIONS SUCH AS THOSE APPEARING IN THE TWO PRECEDING PARAGRAPHS. ACCORDINGLY, SOME OF THE LIMITATIONS AND DISCLAIMERS APPEARING THEREIN MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
3. Contents Of WomenAloneTogether.org Not Legal, Financial, Investment, Or Medical Advice
WAT presents the information on the Website as a service to its members and other Internet users. While the information on the Website may concern legal, financial, investment, or medical issues, it is not in any way professional advice. Moreover, due to the rapidly changing nature of these areas of expertise and reliance on information provided by outside sources, WAT makes no warranty or guarantee concerning the accuracy or reliability of the content on the Website or any other sites linked to from the Website. If You have specific questions related to information available on the Website, You are encouraged to consult a professional who can address the particular circumstances of your situation.
You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless WAT, its directors, officers, employees, assignees, and agents, and defend any action brought against same with respect to any claim, demand, cause of action, debt or liability, including reasonable attorneys? fees, to the extent that such action is based upon a claim that: (i) if true, would constitute a breach of any of Your representations, warranties, or agreements hereunder; and/or (ii) arises out of Your negligence, willful misconduct, or other breach of this Agreement.
In the event that one or more of the words, phrases, sentences, clauses, sections, subdivisions, or subparagraphs contained herein shall be held invalid, this Agreement shall be construed as if such invalid portion had not been inserted. In the event that any invalid language is severed under this paragraph, the severed language shall be comprised of the smallest unit possible such that the severance of the unit results in a valid provision (i.e., a single item in a list will be severed rather than the entire list, a clause will be severed rather than the entire sentence, etc.).
K. Entire Agreement
This Agreement sets forth and contains the entire agreement with regard to the matters set forth herein between You and WAT. There are no promises, terms, conditions, or obligations other than those contained herein. This Agreement supersedes all previous communications, representations, or agreements, either verbal or written, between and among the parties.
L. Choice Of Law
This Agreement, and any disputes arising from, relating to, or touching upon the Agreement and/or the subject-matter hereof, shall be construed under and governed by the law of the State of Georgia.
M. Choice Of Venue And Acknowledgement Of Personal Jurisdiction
Any action at law, suit in equity, or other judicial proceeding concerning, relating to, or touching upon in any way this Agreement or the subject-matter hereof, shall be brought or commenced, if at all, only in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia or, if that court lacks subject matter jurisdiction, the Superior Court of Fulton County. By accessing and using the Website, You submit to personal jurisdiction in Georgia in any action by WAT against You and waive and release now and forever any defense to that assertion of jurisdiction that might otherwise exist.
N. Headings For Convenience Only
The headings used herein are for convenience only. The headings do not purport to define, limit, or extend the scope or intent of the language of the sections and the paragraphs to which they pertain.
The waiver by one party of a breach of any provision of this Agreement by the other party shall not operate or be construed as a waiver of any subsequent breach of the same or any other provision by the other party. The failure of a party at any time to require performance of any provision hereof shall in no manner affect its right at a later time to enforce the same.
P. WAT Marks
The Website contains copyrighted material, trademarks and other proprietary information which may include text, software, photos, video, graphics, music, and sound. The entire contents of the Website are copyrighted as a collective work under the United States copyright laws. WAT owns a copyright in the selection, coordination, arrangement and enhancement of such content, as well as in the content original to it. You may not modify, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale, create derivative works, or in any way exploit, any of the content, in whole or in part. Except as otherwise expressly permitted under copyright law or expressly allowed herein, no copying, redistribution, retransmission, publication or commercial exploitation of downloaded material will be permitted without the express permission of WAT and the copyright owner, if other than WAT. In the event of any permitted copying, redistribution or publication of copyrighted material, no changes in or deletion of author attribution, trademark legend or copyright notice shall be made. You acknowledge that You do not acquire any such ownership rights by downloading copyrighted material or otherwise using the Website.
The WAT logos and name are trademarks of WAT. Without the owner's prior written permission, you agree not to display or use in any manner, the WAT Marks in any way not permitted by the applicable state and U.S. laws or as otherwise expressly allowed by these Terms Of Service.
Q. Copyright Complaints
WAT respects the intellectual property of others. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please notify us immediately in writing (via certified mail, return receipt requested, or via overnight delivery service) at the contact address set forth below.
Please direct all inquiries and other communications relating to the Website and/or the Services to:
S. Local Law
You warrant and agree that Your access to and use of the Website is in compliance with the laws governing such access, use, and related conduct in Your geographic region.
T. Prohibited Conduct
Use of this Website or the corresponding Services for any use or reason other than the intended and permissible uses described or implied herein is expressly prohibited. Any such misuse may constitute violation of state and federal civil and criminal laws and may result in civil and/or criminal prosecution. Furthermore, without limiting other remedies, WAT may immediately issue a warning and/or temporarily or indefinitely suspend or terminate Your privilege to use and access the Website if You: (1) breach this Agreement; and/or (2) take actions that WAT believes may result in legal liability for You, for WAT, or for other Website users.
IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THE TERMS SET FORTH ABOVE, YOU ARE NOT AUTHORIZED TO ACCESS OR USE THE WEB SITE IN ANY WAY. YOU MUST EXIT THE WEB SITE IMMEDIATELY.