THE EDMUND F. MAXWELL FOUNDATION
TERMS OF USE

Revised: August 31, 2017

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS SITE.

The Edmund F. Maxwell  Foundation ("EFM") offers this website, including its content, site functionality, and services (the "Website") to you, the user, subject to and conditioned on your acceptance of the terms and conditions set forth below together with our privacy policy, found at Privacy Policy

By using the Website, you agree that you have read, understand, and are bound by these Terms and Conditions. EFM may, in its sole discretion, revise these Terms and Conditions from time to time by updating the Terms and Conditions, with the new terms taking effect on the date of posting. You should review the Terms and Conditions every time you use this Website as they are binding on you. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, PLEASE DO NOT USE THIS WEBSITE.

Personal and Noncommercial Use

The Website is only for your personal and noncommercial use. As a condition to your continued use of the Website, you warrant to EFM that you will not use the Website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms and Conditions.

Disclaimer of Warranties

THE WEBSITE IS PROVIDED: (1) WITH ALL FAULTS AND THE ENTIRE RISK AS TO SATISFACTORY QUALITY, PERFORMANCE, ACCURACY AND EFFORT IS WITH YOU; AND (2) WITHOUT ANY ASSURANCE, OR WARRANTY, CONDITION OR DUTY OF OR REGARDING: FUNCTIONALITY; PRIVACY; SECURITY; ACCURACY; AVAILABILITY; LACK OF: NEGLIGENCE, INTERRUPTION, VIRUSES OR OF OTHER HARMFUL CODE, COMPONENTS OR TRANSMISSIONS; OR THE NATURE OR CONSEQUENCES OF AVAILABLE CONTENT SUCH AS (WITHOUT LIMITATION) WHETHER SOFTWARE OR OTHER CONTENT IS SUBJECT TO ANY PARTICULAR LICENSE, OR WHETHER IT IS SUBJECT TO ANY RESTRICTIONS OR CONSEQUENCES THAT MIGHT BE TRIGGERED BY ANY EXERCISE OF A RIGHT GRANTED UNDER THESE TERMS. ALSO, THERE IS NO WARRANTY BY US OR THIRD PARTIES OF TITLE OR AGAINST INFRINGEMENT OR INTERFERENCE WITH ENJOYMENT OF ANY ASPECT OF THE WEBSITE. YOU AGREE THAT YOU WILL OBTAIN (INCLUDING THROUGH DOWNLOAD) ANY CONTENT ENTIRELY AT YOUR OWN RISK, AND YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY RESULTING INFRINGEMENT, BREACH OF CONTRACT, CONSEQUENCE OR DAMAGE, INCLUDING (WITHOUT LIMITATION) TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA.

Limitation of Liability

IN NO EVENT SHALL EFM OR ANY THIRD PARTIES MENTIONED ON THE WEBSITE BE LIABLE FOR ANY COSTS, DAMAGES AND EXPENSES 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 WEBSITE OR THE CONTENT OF THE WEBSITE, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT EFM IS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. EFM SHALL BE LIABLE TO YOU ONLY FOR GROSS NEGLIGENCE OR WILLFUL MISCONDUCT AND ONLY TO THE EXTENT OF ACTUAL DAMAGES INCURRED BY YOU, NOT TO EXCEED U.S. $100.00 (ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS). Because some states and countries do not allow the exclusion of limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, the above limitation may not apply to you. Remedies under this agreement are exclusive and are limited to those expressly provided for in this agreement.

Indemnification

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold EFM, its officers, directors, employees and agents, sponsors and supporting artists, licensors and suppliers harmless from and against any claims, actions or demands, liabilities and settlements, including, without limitation, reasonable legal and accounting fees, related to or arising out of: the content, use of the Website or related sites, any assistance or services provided by us, any alleged unauthorized use of the Website, or your use of the Website in a manner that violates or is alleged to violate these Terms and Conditions. EFM will provide you with prompt notice of any such claim, suit or proceeding and reasonably cooperate with you, at your expense, in your defense of any such claim, suit or proceeding.

Links

The Website may link to other sites operated by third parties. The inclusion of any link to such sites does not imply endorsement by EFM of the sites, but is for your reference and convenience only. EFM has no control over the sites to which its Website links or the content at those sites, and the data collection practices of linked sites will be governed by that site’s privacy policy, not by that of EFM. EFM is not responsible for the content or accuracy of any off-site pages or any other sites linked to EFM, nor does EFM recommend or endorse any specific tests, products or procedures that may be mentioned on or represented on the Website. Linking to any other off-site pages or other sites is at your own risk and subject to the Terms and Conditions of Use of any linked site.

Among the links that the Website may provide are links to certain services offered by third party providers, not by EFM. Services offered to you by the third party providers are subject to the terms and conditions posted on those parties’ respective websites. EFM is not responsible for any of the activities of any third party provider in offering online services or for any conduct by any user in connection with third party services.

No party other than accredited private colleges and universities is licensed to create hyperlinks to the content on the Website.  Such colleges and universities who create hyperlinks to the Website may only create hyperlinks to the Website ifthe hyperlink accurately describes the content as it appears on the Website. EFM reserves the right to revoke this license generally, or your right to use specific links, at any time. Under no circumstances may you "frame" the Website or any of its content or copy portions of the EFM Website to a server, except as part of an Internet service provider’s incidental caching of pages. Each page within EFM must be displayed in full (including all trademarks and branding), without any accompanying frame, border, margin, design, branding, trademark or promotional materials not originally displayed on the page within the Website.

Copyrights

The Edmund F. Maxwell  Foundation and its licensors retain full copyright ownership, rights and protection in all material contained on the Website (including all digital images, software, HTML code and other code, or business methods). Except as otherwise expressly provided in these Terms and Conditions, you may not copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, rewrite, create derivative works from, transfer or sell any material contained on the Website without the prior consent of EFM or the copyright owner.

All content on the Website, including associated copyright and other intellectual property rights, is exclusively owned by The Edmund F. Maxwell  Foundation and its suppliers. © 2017 The Edmund F. Maxwell  Foundation. All rights reserved.

Prohibited Conduct

By using or accessing EFM’s Website, you represent, warrant and agree that you will not:

  • do anything that could disable, overburden or impair the proper working of the Website;
  • use any robot, spider, scraper or other automated means to access the Website;
  •  harvest, collect or use addresses, phone numbers or email addresses or other contact information of users of the Website;
  • solicit private information (including social security numbers, credit card numbers and passwords) from users of the Website;
  • use an iFrame or offer web search functionality on the Website;
  • intimidate or harass any user;
  • do anything that is illegal, infringing, fraudulent, malicious or could expose EFM or users of the Website to harm or liability; or
  • attempt, encourage or facilitate any of the above.

Corporate Identification and Trademarks

All trademarks, service marks and trade names of EFM and its partners and licensors used herein (including without limitation: EFM, the EFM logo, and the associated designs and logos) (collectively “Marks”) are trademarks of EFM or its affiliates, partners or licensors. You may not use, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit, distribute, or modify the Marks in any way, including in advertising or publicity pertaining to distribution of materials on this Website, without EFM’s prior written consent. The use of the Marks on any other website or networked computer environment is not allowed. You may not use the Marks as a "hot" link on or to any other website unless establishment of such a link is approved in advance.

Notices

EFM may deliver notice to you under these Terms and Conditions by means of electronic mail, a general notice on the Website, or by written communication delivered by first class U.S. mail if you are a scholarship applicant.

You may give notice to EFM at any time by letter delivered by first-class postage prepaid U.S. mail to the following address:

The Edmund F. Maxwell Foundation

PO Box 5548

Seattle, Washington 98155-0548

Notice Regarding Copyright Infringement

EFM does not condone copyright infringement on its Website, and will remove allegedly infringing content if properly notified of the infringement. If you are a copyright owner and believe that any content on the Website infringes your copyrighted work, you may submit a notification by providing EFM with the following information in writing (see 17 U.S.C 512(c)(3) for further information):

  • A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;
  • Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site;
  • Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled and information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to locate the material;
  • Information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to contact you, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail;
  • A statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
  • A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that you are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

Notice of claims of copyright infringement on this Website can be submitted as follows:

The Edmund F. Maxwell Foundation

PO Box 5548

Seattle, Washington 98155-0548

Email Address:

admin@maxwell.org

Termination

You agree that EFM may terminate your use of the Website if EFM reasonably believes that you have violated or acted inconsistently with the letter or spirit of these Terms and Conditions of Use, or violated the rights of EFM or any third party, or for any reason with or without notice to you. You agree that EFM may modify or discontinue the Website, with or without notice to you. You agree that EFM will not be liable to you or any third party as a result of such modification or discontinuation.

General Provisions

You expressly agree that exclusive jurisdiction for any dispute with EFM, or in any way relating to your use of the Website ("Legal Action"), resides in the courts of King County in the State of Washington. You further agree and expressly consent to the exercise of personal jurisdiction in the courts of King County in the State of Washington in connection with any such dispute. Any Legal Action that is subject to the jurisdiction of federal courts shall be instituted in a federal court in the Western District of Washington.

These Terms and Conditions are governed by the internal substantive laws of the State of Washington, without regard to conflict of law principles.

If any provision of these Terms and Conditions 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 these Terms and Conditions, which shall remain in full force and effect.

No waiver of these Terms and Conditions shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or condition or any other term or condition.