User Agreement

These terms may be modified from time to time. Continued access of the Site by you will constitute your acceptance of any changes or revisions to the Agreement.

Your failure to follow these rules, whether listed below or in bulletins posted at various points in the Site, may result in suspension or termination of your access to the Site, without notice, in addition to Service Provider's other remedies.

USE OF PASSWORD

Your right to use the Site is personal to you -- you may not authorize others to use the Site, and you are responsible for all use by you and those you allow to use the Site. You may not sub-license, transfer, sell or assign this Agreement to any third party without our written approval. Any attempt to do so will be null and void and shall be considered a material breach of this Agreement.

You will be solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password. You are solely responsible for all usage or activity on your account including, but not limited to, use of the account by any person who uses your subscriber ID and password.

If you have reason to believe that your account is no longer secure (for example, in the event of a loss, theft, or unauthorized disclosure or use of your ID, password or any credit, debit or charge card number stored on the Site), you must promptly change your password and notify Service Provider of the problem by contacting our Customer Service department

USE OF THE SITE BY YOU

The Site is not intended for users under the age of 13 and Service Provider does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from users under the age of 13. Such users are expressly prohibited from submitting their personally identifiable information to us, and from using our forums and chat areas; any information submitted by such users will not knowingly be used, posted or retained by Service Provider.

You agree not to use any obscene, indecent or offensive language or to place on the Site any material that is defamatory, abusive, harassing or hateful. Further, you may not place on the Site any material that is encrypted, constitutes junk mail or unauthorized advertising, invades anyone's privacy, or encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or that otherwise violates any local, state, national or international law or regulation. You agree to use the Site only for lawful purposes, and you acknowledge that your failure to do so may subject you to civil and criminal liability.

Material on the Site is for your personal use only. The Site contains copyrighted and other proprietary information. You may not in any way make commercial or other unauthorized use, by publication, re-transmission, distribution, performance, caching or otherwise, of material obtained through the Site, except as permitted by the Copyright Act or other law or as expressly permitted in writing by this Agreement, Service Provider or the Site.

You agree not to disrupt, modify or interfere with the Site, or its associated software, hardware, and/or servers in any way, and you agree not to impede or interfere with others' use of the Site. You further agree not to alter or tamper with any information or materials on or associated with the Site.

Other than connecting to Service Provider's servers by http requests using a Web browser, you my not attempt to gain access to Service Provider's servers by any means - including, without limitation, by using adminstrator passwords or by masquerading as an administrator while using the Site or otherwise.

You acknowledge that Service Provider has not reviewed and does not endorse the content of all sites linked to/from the Site and is not responsible for the content or actions of any other sites linked to/from the Site. Your linking to any service or site is at your sole risk.

USE OF MATERIAL SUPPLIED BY YOU

For information regarding use of the material and information you supply or communicate with the Site, please see our Privacy Policy at http://www.ce.lsus.edu/SystemText.aspx?SystemTextID=28

INDEMNIFICATION

You agree to indemnify the Service Provider and its affiliates, employees, agents and representatives, and to hold them harmless, from any and all claims and liabilities (including attorneys fees) which may arise from your submissions, from your unauthorized use of material obtained through the Site, or from your breach of this Agreement, or from any such acts through your use of the Site.

EDITING AND DELETIONS

The Service Provider reserves the right, but undertakes no duty, to review, edit, move, or delete any material provided for display or placed on the Site or its bulletin boards, in its sole discretion, without notice.

ADDITIONAL RULES

Service Provider reserves the right to post, from time to time, additional rules of usage that apply to specific parts of the Site, Such additional rules will be posted in the relevant parts of the Site, and will be clearly identified. Your continued use of the Site constitutes you agreement to comply with these additional rules.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY:
YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU ARE USING THE SERVICE AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE Site IS PROVIDED "AS IS", AND SERVICE PROVIDER, ITS AFFILIATES AND ITS THIRD-PARTY PROVIDERS HEREBY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS AND IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY WARRANTIES OF ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR ANY OTHER WARRANTY, CONDITION, GUARANTEE OR REPRESENTATION, WHETHER ORAL, IN WRITING OR IN ELECTRONIC FORM, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF ANY INFORMATION CONTAINED THEREIN OR PROVIDED BY THE SITE. SERVICE PROVIDER, ITS AFFILIATES AND ITS THIRD PARTY SERVICE PROVIDERS DO NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT ACCESS TO THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR THAT THERE WILL BE NO FAILURES, ERRORS OR OMISSIONS OR LOSS OF TRANSMITTED INFORMATION, OR THAT NO VIRUSES WILL BE TRANSMITTED ON THE SITE.

THE SERVICE PROVIDER, ITS AFFILIATES AND ITS THIRD-PARTY PROVIDERS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTIES FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ALLEGEDLY SUSTAINED ARISING OUT OF THIS AGREEMENT, THE PROVIDING OF SERVICES HEREUNDER, THE SALE OR PURCHASE OF ANY GOODS OR MERCHANDISE, YOUR ACCESS TO OR INABILITY TO ACCESS THE SERVICE, INCLUDING FOR VIRUSES ALLEGED TO HAVE BEEN OBTAINED FROM THE SERVICE, YOUR USE OF OR RELIANCE ON THE SERVICE OR ANY OF THE MERCHANDISE, INFORMATION OR MATERIALS AVAILABLE ON THE SERVICE, REGARDLESS OF THE TYPE OF CLAIM OR THE NATURE OF THE CAUSE OF ACTION, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSIONS OR LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. YOU MAY ALSO HAVE OTHER RIGHTS THAT VARY FROM STATE TO STATE.

YOU HEREBY AGREE TO RELEASE SERVICE PROVIDER, ITS AFFILIATES AND THIRD-PARTY SERVICE PROVIDERS, AND EACH OF THEIR RESPECTIVE DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AND AGENTS FROM CLAIMS, DEMANDS AND DAMAGES (ACTUAL AND CONSEQUENTIAL) OF EVERY KIND AND NATURE, KNOWN AND UNKNOWN, SUSPECTED AND UNSUSPECTED, DISCLOSED AND UNDISCLOSED ("CLAIMS"), ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH YOUR USE OF THIS SITE. IF YOU ARE A CALIFORNIA RESIDENT, YOU WAIVE CALIFORNIA CIVIL CODE SECTION 1542, WHICH STATES, IN PART: "A GENERAL RELEASE DOES NOT EXTEND TO CLAIMS WHICH THE CREDITOR DOES NOT KNOW OR SUSPECT TO EXIST IN HIS FAVOR AT THE TIME OF EXECUTING THE RELEASE, WHICH IF KNOWN BY HIM MUST HAVE MATERIALLY AFFECTED HIS SETTLEMENT WITH THE DEBTOR".

TERMINATION OF ACCESS TO THE SITE

Service Provider has the right to terminate your ability to access the Site, for any reason, without notice.

JURISDICTION

Service Provider makes no representation that materials on the Service are appropriate, available or legal in any particular location. Those who choose to access the Service do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable.

You agree that this Agreement, for all purposes, shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York applicable to contracts to be wholly performed therein, and any action based on or alleging a breach of this Agreement must be brought in a state or federal court in New York, New York. In addition, you agree to submit to the personal jurisdiction and venue of such courts.

FORCE MAJEURE

Service Provider shall not be liable for delays in performing or failure to perform this Agreement or any obligations hereunder, which are directly attributable to causes beyond its reasonable control, including, but not limited to, acts of God, fires, strikes, labor disputes, war, acts or intervention by any governmental authority, failure of a common carrier, supplier, hardware, software, browser, or communications equipment, or network failure, congestion, or malfunction.

If you don't agree to the terms contained in this Agreement, please exit the Service.

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