Welcome to the American Reform Coalition website (the “Site”). By visiting and using this Site, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions below (the “Terms”). If you do not agree to all of the Terms, please do not use the Site. American Reform Coalition (the “Company”) may from time to time modify or revise the Terms by updating this Web page. If you use our Site following any such change, you are agreeing to follow and be bound by the Terms as changed. If any change is unacceptable to you, your only recourse is to stop using the Site.
Copyright and Trademark Notice
This Site and its “Content,” including, but not limited to, text, photographs, graphics, illustrations, video, sound, and other material are protected under United States and international copyright laws. All Content is the property of either the Company or other parties that license material to the Company (its “Licensors”). All rights reserved. All logos, splash screens, page headers, custom graphics, and button icons displayed on this Site are service marks, trademarks, and/or trade dress (collectively, “Marks”) of the Company or its Licensors. Except as specifically allowed herein, you may not copy, distribute, transmit, displaying, modifying, sell or participate in the sale of, or otherwise exploit or use any Content or any Marks in any form or by any means without the express written permission of the Company. Doing any of these things without the Company’s express written permission may violate the copyright or trademark laws of the United States and/or other countries.
You may download or copy the Contents displayed on the Site for your personal use, including for use in organizing meetings and discussions related to the Site and its Content. If you do so, you must maintain any notices contained in the Content, such as all copyright notices, trademark legends, or other proprietary rights notices. No right, title, or interest in any downloaded materials is transferred to you as a result of any such downloading or copying.
We appreciate your comments, postings, announcements, remarks, and other submissions you disclose or transmit on the Site (collectively, “Comments”). You grant the Company and its affiliates a perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, royalty-free right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works of, distribute, publicly perform, and publicly display (in whole or in part) your Comments, your name and username, and any related copyrights, moral rights, or other intellectual property rights.
The Company has posted these Terms to enhance the quality of the Site and to protect you and other end users of the Site. You should at all times use common sense and good judgment in connection with the Site. In addition, you may not:
- Use the Site in connection with any illegal activity, including copying or using material (such as text, graphics, video, music, or material protected by copyright, trademark/trade dress, or patent law), from third parties without proper authorization, or using the Site in any manner that violates applicable law.
- Use the Site in connection with any disruptive or abusive activity. Without limiting the general application of this rule, you may not:
- Use the Site to cause denial of service attacks against the Company or other network hosts or Internet users or to otherwise degrade or impair the operation of the Company’s servers and facilities or the servers and facilities of other network hosts or Internet users
- Post messages or software programs that consume excessive CPU time or storage space
- Use the Site to gain unauthorized access to the computer networks of the Company or any other person
- Use the Site to distribute or post any virus, worm, Trojan horse, or computer code intended to disrupt services, destroy date, destroy or damage equipment or disrupt the operation of the Services
- Use the Site in any manner that might subject the Company to unfavorable regulatory action, subject the Company to any liability for any reason, or adversely affect the Company’s public image, reputation or goodwill
- Use the Site in any other manner to interrupt or interfere with the Internet usage of other persons.
This Site may contain links to other websites (“Linked Sites”). The Company does not operate or control any information, products, or services on the Linked Sites and does not endorse or approve any products or information offered at Linked Sites. You acknowledge and agree that your access or use of any Linked Site is at your own risk.
This site, its contents, and all information, products, and services contained in or offered through this site are provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis without representations or warranties of any kind. The Company expressly disclaims all such representations and warranties, either express or implied, including, without limitation, warranties of title, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement and any implied warranties arising from course of dealing or course of performance. The Company does not warrant that this Site or its contents will be complete, accurate, uninterrupted, secure, or error free or that the Site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful components. All information on the Site is subject to change without notice.
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold the Company harmless from and against any and all claims, losses, damages, liabilities, costs, and expenses, including attorneys’ fees, arising from or related to your (i) use of the Site or (ii) violation of any of these Terms.
Limitation of Liability
In no event shall the Company be liable for any direct, indirect, consequential, special, or incidental damages arising out of or related to your use of or inability to use this site or goods or services purchased or obtained through this Site, whether in an action under contract, negligence, or any other theory, even if the Company has been advised of the possibility of such damages. The Company’s total liability for any claim arising from or related to your use of this Site shall not exceed one hundred dollars (US$100).
Disclaimer. The Company expressly disclaims any obligation to monitor its you and other users for violations of this Policy. The Company has no liability or responsibility for the actions of you or other users.
Reporting Non-Copyright Violations. The Company encourages you to report violations of this policy at http://americanreformcoalition.com/, including in any such report the name of the offending domain User and the type of abuse (for example, spam, illegal acts, harassment, etc.) in the “subject” field of the email.
Reporting Copyright Violations. The Company complies with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”). The Company encourages you to report an alleged copyright infringement involving by sending a notice that complies with the DMCA to:
American Reform Coalition
1005 Congress Avenue, Suite 430
Austin, Texas 78701
Remedies. If the Company learns of a violation of these Prohibited Uses, the Company will respond to the applicable user and may, in the Company’s sole discretion, take any of the following actions, in accordance with the severity and duration of the violation: warning, suspending, or terminating the offending user; removing the offending content or materials; and taking action in accordance with these Terms or applicable law.
Reservation of Rights
The Company reserves the right to cooperate with appropriate legal authorities in investigations of claims of illegal activity involving the Company’s Services, its Customers and other Users. The Company reserves all other rights to respond to violations hereof to the extent of applicable law and in accordance with any applicable contractual obligations. The Company may use technical means to monitor communications into, and out of, its network facilities to prevent the introduction of viruses or other hostile code, to prevent intrusions and otherwise to enforce these Terms and you agree that the Company is authorized to monitor your communications through Company’s network for such purposes.