Terms and Conditions
USE OF THIS WEB SITE CONSTITUTES YOUR AGREEMENT TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE ESTABLISHED BY THE STATE CHAMBER RESEARCH FOUNDATION.
When you access information provided on this site, you acknowledge your agreement to these Terms and Conditions. References to "you" or "your" refer to you as an individual as well as in any representative capacity you may have.
1. SERVICES PROVIDED
PROPERTY RIGHTS ON THE SITE AND IN USER-SUBMITTED DATA
Property Rights on the site
(a) Subject to these Terms and Conditions the State Chamber Research Foundation hereby grants to you, the right to access and use this site for your own internal use. In your use of this site, you agree not to remove any copyright or other notices contained therein. Except as expressly authorized herein, you may not use, copy, reproduce, transmit, translate, offer for sale, sell, display, perform, distribute, publish, broadcast, circulate, modify, create derivative works of, disseminate, or commercially exploit this site without written consent of the State Chamber Research Foundation. You also agree not to use this site for any unlawful purpose.
(b) This site is the property of the State Chamber Research Foundation and is protected by applicable copyright, patent, trademark or other intellectual property law. The State Chamber Research Foundation retains its title, ownership rights, and intellectual property rights in and to this site. You agree to abide software, or other material accessible through this site.
(c) In the event you use this site or the links included on this site to gain access to a World Wide Web site or Internet location or source of information, services, software, or goods of any company, organization, or person other than okstatechamber.com, or to any other Internet location, you acknowledge that such other sites or locations are not under the control of the State Chamber Research Foundation and agree that the State Chamber Research Foundation shall not be responsible for any of the information, services, software, or goods or other links found at any such World Wide Web site or Internet location or source of information, services, software, or goods, or for your use of such information, services, software, or goods.
(d) THE STATE CHAMBER RESEARCH FOUNDATION MAKES NO EXPRESS REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY WITH RESPECT TO SUCH SITE, DISCLAIMS ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, AND NONINFRINGEMENT), DISCLAIMS RESPONSIBILITY FOR, AND ASSUMES NO LIABILITY REGARDING, ANY INFORMATION, SERVICES, SOFTWARE, OR GOODS AVAILABLE, ADVERTISED, SOLD, OR FOUND ON ANY OTHER WEB SITE NOT UNDER THE STATE CHAMBER RESEARCH FOUNDATION'S CONTROL (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, WEB SITES LINKED TO THE SITE) OR, WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, THE QUALITY, SAFETY, ACCURACY, AVAILABILITY, DECENCY, OR SUITABILITY OF SUCH INFORMATION, SERVICES, SOFTWARE, OR GOODS.
(e) Transmission or use of any material in violation of these Terms and Conditions - or any applicable law, rule or regulation (whether of the United States or other countries) - or the rights of any third party is prohibited. This includes, but is not limited to, copyrighted material, material which is deramatory, threatening, obscene, lewd and indecent, material protected by trademark, trade secret, or patent laws, or material that results in an invasion of privacy.
2. Property Rights in User Submitted Data
Data, information or other content uploaded directly to, or provided to the State Chamber Research Foundation to place on, this site by you ("User Submitted Data") shall be and remain your property (as between you and the State Chamber Research Foundation). All other information gathered or provided by the Chamber (including, without limitation usage information and analysis based on User Submitted Data) shall be and remain the property of the State Chamber Research Foundation ("Site Use Data"). The State Chamber Research Foundation will retain possession of, and make use of, copies of the User Submitted Data and Site Use Data for the purpose of performing the Services and otherwise meeting the State Chamber Research Foundation's obligations and responsibilities under the Agreement. Subject to the confidentiality restrictions set forth in Paragraph 5 below, the State Chamber Research Foundation's use of the User Submitted Data and Site Use Data may include the display, parsing, modification, reproduction, copying, transmission, translation, performance, publication, broadcast, preparation of derivative works or dissemination thereof, internally by the State Chamber Research Foundation, and to third parties with whom the State Chamber Research Foundation does business for advertisement, market research and other commercial purposes. You grant to the State Chamber Research Foundation all necessary rights and releases required for the State Chamber Research Foundation to perform the services and the activities described on this site.
3. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
3.1 THE SITE IS PROVIDED "AS IS." NEITHER THE STATE CHAMBER RESEARCH FOUNDATION NOR ANY OF ITS LICENSORS OR SUPPLIERS MAKE ANY WARRANTY, GUARANTEE OR REPRESENTATION OF ANY KIND (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THAT ACCESS TO , OR USE OF, THIS SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, ABSOLUTELY SECURE, COMPLETE, ACCURATE OR ERROR FREE). IN ADDITION, THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS OR TIMELINESS OF THE INFORMATION ITSELF IS NOT WARRANTED OR GUARANTEED. YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES AND THE INFORMATION ACCESSED ON OR THROUGH THIS SITE IS ENTIRELY AT YOUR OWN RISK AND IT IS YOUR SOLE RESPONSIBILITY TO EVALUATE ACCURACY AND COMPLETENESS AND THE STATE CHAMBER RESEARCH FOUNDATION AND ITS LICENSORS AND SUPPLIERS HEREBY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL EXPRESS AND IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NONINFRINGEMENT.
3.2 YOU UNDERSTAND THAT THE STATE CHAMBER RESEARCH FOUNDATION DOES NOT GUARANTEE THAT IT WILL CONTINUE TO MAKE THE SITE AVAILABLE TO YOU, WHETHER BY THE SAME METHODS CURRENTLY USED OR OTHERWISE. THE STATE CHAMBER RESEARCH FOUNDATION MAY DISCONTINUE PROVIDING THE SITE TO YOU AT ANY TIME. YOU AGREE NOT TO HOLD THE STATE CHAMBER RESEARCH FOUNDATION LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES ARISING FROM A DISCONTINUATION OR MODIFICATION OF ALL OR PART OF THE SITE.
3.3 TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, IN NO EVENT AND UNDER NO LEGAL THEORY (CONTRACT, WARRANTY, TORT OR OTHERWISE) WILL THE STATE CHAMBER RESEARCH FOUNDATION OR ITS LICENSORS OR SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, CONSEQUENTIAL OR OTHER DAMAGES INCURRED BY YOU AND IN ANY WAY ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED IN ANY WAY TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, YOUR USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THIS SITE OR ANY DAMAGES YOU MAY INCUR IN CONNECTION WITH ANY DECISION MAKE, ACTION, OR INACTION, TAKEN BY YOUR OR ANY OTHER PARTY, IN RELIANCE UPON THE INFORMATION OR FOR THE RELIABILITY, ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS OR TIMELINESS THEREOF, OR AFOR ANY DELAYS OR ERRORS IN THE TRANSMISSION OR DELIVERY OF ANY PART OF THE INFORMATION OR SERVICES), EVEN IF ADVISED OF SUCH DAMAGES. IN ADDITION TO AND WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, THE STATE CHAMBER RESEARCH FOUNDATION SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY HARM CAUSED BY THE TRANSMISSION, THROUGH THE SITE OF A COMPUTER VIRUS, OR OTHER COMPUTER CODE OR PROGRAMMING DEVICE THAT MIGHT BE USED TO ACCESS, MODIFY, DELETE, DAMAGE, CORRUPT, DEACTIVATE, DISABLE, DISRUPT, OR OTHERWISE IMPEDE IN ANY MANNER THE OPERATION OF THIS SITE OR ANY OF YOUR SOFTWARE, HARDWARE, DATA OR PROPERTY.
4. YOUR INFORMATION
4.1 You hereby represent and warrant that you are at least thirteen (13) years of age; that any information you have provided to gain access to this site is true and accurate to the best of your knowledge; and that you have read and agree to the terms of our Privacy Statement.
4.2 You shall not upload to this site any User Submitted Data which:
(i) violates or infringes the rights of any persons, including without limitation rights in copyrights, patents, trademarks or other intellectual property rights;
(ii) is libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, abusive or otherwise violates any law; or
(iii) contains viruses, "worms", "trojan horses" or any other harmful properties, or use the Services for, or to further, any illegal purposes. The State Chamber Research Foundation reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to edit or delete any User Submitted Data uploaded to this site in violation of the foregoing.
The State Chamber Research Foundation agrees to protect and maintain the confidentiality of User Submitted Data in accordance with the policies, methods, and procedures set forth in the privacy statements and security policies on this site.
If we believe you have violated these Terms and Conditions, we may terminate your access to this site.
You agree to indemnify and hold harmless the State Chamber Research Foundation (and its directors, officers, employees, control persons, suppliers, licensors and agents) from and against any and all claims, losses, liabilities, damages, costs and expenses (including reasonable attorney's fees and costs) arising out of or related to: (a) your breach of your agreements, representations and warranties contained in these Terms and Conditions; (b) your use of this site (i) in violation of these Terms and Conditions, (ii) in violation of any rights of the State Chamber Research Foundation or any third-party information provider, including copyright, patent, trade secret, trademark, or other intellectual property rights and publicity and privacy rights, or (iii) in violation of any applicable law, rule or regulation; or (iv) information or materials you upload or post to this site.
8. COMPLIANCE WITH LAWS
You will comply with all applicable laws, rules and regulations in connection with your participation in our programs and use of our Web site, and will not engage in any act that has an adverse impact on the performance or availability of our programs or our Web site.
9.1 Notices given by the State Chamber Research Foundation to you will be given by e-mail, or by a general posting on okstatechamber.com, or by conventional mail. In any matter requiring State Chamber Research Foundation's prior consent, such consent will be considered given only if made in the foregoing manner by an authorized representative of the State Chamber Research Foundation. Notices given by you to the State Chamber Research Foundation may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org or by conventional mail addressed to The State Chamber Research Foundation, P O Box 53217, Oklahoma City, OK 73152-3217.ki
9.2 Except as herein provided, no waiver, modification or amendment of any provision of these Terms and Conditions shall be effective against the State Chamber Research Foundation unless the same is in writing and signed by an authorized official of the State Chamber Research Foundation. The State Chamber Research Foundation may modify these terms and conditions at any time upon written notice or posting to this site. You agree that if you access and or use this site after notification of changes in these Terms and Conditions, you will be bound by all such changes.
9.3 The State Chamber Research Foundation's failure to insist at any time upon strict compliance with any term of these Terms and Conditions, or any delay by the State Chamber Research Foundation in enforcing these Terms and Conditions, or a continued course of such conduct on the State Chamber Research Foundation's part shall at no time operate as a waiver of such power or right, nor shall any single or partial exercise preclude any other future exercise. If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is declared invalid or otherwise unenforceable, the enforceability of the remaining provisions shall be unimpaired, and the parties shall replace the invalid or unenforceable provision with a valid and enforceable provision that reflects the original intentions of the parties as nearly as possible in accordance with applicable law. These Terms and Conditions will be governed by and construed and enforced in accordance with the substantive law of Oklahoma. The parties consent to venue in Oklahoma and to the jurisdiction of competent federal courts for all litigation which may be brought with respect to the terms of, and the transactions and relationships contemplated by, these Terms and Conditions.
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General Statement of Privacy
The State Chamber Research Foundation respects the privacy of its members and of those who visit this site. Subject to the provisions of applicable laws, any information you submit to The State Chamber Research Foundation will not be used in any manner to which you have not consented. While The State Chamber Research Foundation does analyze its Web site logs to monitor the flow of traffic and make improvements to the site's content, its Web site logs are not personally identifiable, and no attempt to link them to individual visitors to the site is made.
Personally Identifiable Information
We do not collect Personally Identifiable Information about you on The State Chamber Research Foundation Web site without your knowledge or action. Your information is collected through the membership registration form, e-mail newsletter registration and/or event registration forms. This information includes, but is not limited to, your name (first and last), company name, company address, phone number, fax number, e-mail address, and credit card information.
Third Party Use of Personal Information
The State Chamber Research Foundation Web site contains links to other Internet Web sites, including co-branded or other affiliated sites. Unless otherwise explicitly stated, we are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Web sites, including such sites' use of any information.
You understand and agree that "perfect" security does not exist anywhere, including on the Internet. When you send credit card information, we encrypt this information between your computer and our server. Other information you send to this site, including email messages, will not be encrypted unless we advise you otherwise. Our Web site is protected by a firewall and monitored for security.
You may be able to access certain information related to third parties at this site, or via links, banner ads or clickthroughs from this site, regarding the goods or services of third parties. You understand and agree that your access to or use of those services is a matter entirely between you and the associated third parties, and The State Chamber Research Foundation shall have no liability whatsoever for any such access or use.
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