Terms of use

Terms of Use

By using this website, you accept the following agreement (the “Agreement”). This Agreement may be updated from time to time at the sole discretion of IRONBOUND COMMUNTY CORPORATION (“ICC”). Use of this website at any time constitutes your acceptance of the latest version of this Agreement. If you do not accept this Agreement, do not use this website.

RESTRICTIONS ON USE

You acknowledge and agree that all content included on this website, such as text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, photographs, audio clips, digital downloads, data compilations, and software, is the property of ICC or its content suppliers, and is protected by U.S. and international copyright laws.

Except as otherwise indicated on this website, any person using this website is authorized to copy, print, or distribute any of its contents only as set forth below, and ICC may terminate such authorization at any time:

  1. Users may print out individual pages but cannot copy or download a large portion of the website. Users are not permitted to utilize bots, web crawlers, spiders, or any other tools that “harvest” the website.
  2. Users may download, print, distribute and use pages from the website for informational, non-commercial purposes only.
  3. Any copies of such documents or pages must not alter the original website content and must include the ICC copyright notice: “© ICC Foundation. All Rights Reserved.”
  4. No one may frame this website, or any portion thereof, without the express written permission of ICC. Linking to this website is permitted, provided that the link does not falsely imply or suggest that ICC has endorsed, or is affiliated with, the linked website. ICC is not liable for the contents of any third-party websites linked to its website.

 

PROHIBITED USES

ICC is concerned with protecting the privacy of others, the security of data it collects, and the responsible, lawful use of its resources.  To view our privacy policy, click on this link.  You agree not to use this website for any prohibited purpose. The following are examples of prohibited uses of the website:

  1. Violations of Law. You are prohibited from using this website to commit, or in connection with, criminal or civil violations of federal, state, local, or international laws, regulations, or other governmental requirements, or to infringe or violate the rights (including intellectual property, privacy, and publicity rights) of any person. We reserve the right to report any such activity to appropriate law enforcement officials, regulators, or other third parties, and we may do so without prior notice to you.
  2. Security Violations. You are prohibited from violating, or attempting to violate, the security of the website. Any such violations may result in criminal and civil liabilities to you. Examples of prohibited security violations include: (a) logging into a server or account that you are not authorized to access; (b) accessing data or taking any action to obtain services not intended for your use; (c) attempting to probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of the website or its infrastructure; (d) tampering, hacking, modifying, or otherwise corrupting or breaching security or authentication measures; (e) transmitting material that contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancelbots, or other devices that intend to (or actually) damage or disrupt the website or its infrastructure; and (f) interfering with, or intercepting, any service or data relating to the website, including by means of overloading, “flooding,” “mailbombing,” or “crashing” the website or its infrastructure.
  3. Threats. You are prohibited from using this website to transmit materials of a harassing or threatening nature.
  4. Offensive or Unlawful Materials. You are prohibited from using this website for the display or distribution of offensive or unlawful materials, including materials that are libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, indecent, vulgar, or hateful, or materials that infringe or violate the intellectual property, privacy, publicity, or other personal rights of others.
  5. Spam. You are prohibited from using this website in connection with spam. Spam is not only annoying to other users, but it might degrade the website or interfere with its operation. Spam includes any of the following activities: (a) sending any unsolicited e-mail that could provoke complaints; (b) sending unsolicited email without identifying a clear and easy means to be excluded from receiving additional email from the same source; and (c) sending email that does not accurately identify the sender, the sender’s return address, and email address.
  6. Other Prohibited Conduct. You further agree that when using this website, you will not do any of the following: (a) post or upload any content containing any solicitation; (b) download any content that you know, or reasonably should know, has not been lawfully posted or distributed; (c) falsify or delete any author attributions or proprietary or legal notices; (d) use another’s password without permission or impersonate another person; or (e) harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including email addresses, without their consent.

We reserve the right to determine, in our sole discretion, whether you have used the website in a prohibited way. We reserve the right, but not the obligation, to monitor the website and, if we become aware that you have used (or attempted to use) the website for a prohibited purpose, we reserve the right to take any action we deem appropriate, including terminating your access to the website. We may not notify you before we take any such action against you.

PASSWORDS – SECURITY 

Access to certain areas of the website may require registration with both a user name and a password (“User Information”), as well as provision of certain registration information, which must be accurate. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your User Information. You agree not to use another person’s User Information or select User Information: (a) with the intent to impersonate another person; (b) in violation of the intellectual property rights of another person; or (c) that ICC, in its sole discretion, deems inappropriate or offensive or discriminates on the basis of race, color, sex, language, religion, political belief, national or social origin, property, birth, or other status. You acknowledge and agree that you shall have no ownership or other property interest in your account and/or user name, and you further acknowledge and agree that all rights in and to your user name and account are and shall forever be owned by ICC. Failure to comply with the foregoing shall constitute a breach of the Agreement, which may result in immediate suspension or termination of your User Information. ICC will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with these obligations. ICC reserves the right to delete or change User Information at any time and for any reason.

SUBMISSIONS

If you communicate or submit any remarks, suggestions, ideas, graphics, photographs, or other information or materials to ICC on or through this website or through third-party providers (“Submissions”), you expressly grant ICC a nonexclusive, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, fully paid-up, worldwide, sub-licensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, create derivative works from, distribute, transmit, and display such Submissions and your name, and/or likeness as contained in your Submissions, in whole or in part, and in any form throughout the world in any media or technology, whether now known or hereafter discovered, including all promotion, advertising, marketing, merchandising, publicity and any other ancillary uses thereof, in perpetuity. ICC will not be required to treat any Submissions as confidential. All personal information provided via this website will be handled in accordance with the website’s online Privacy Policy. You represent and warrant that you own or otherwise control all the rights to the Submissions you post; that the content of the Submissions is accurate; that use of the Submissions does not violate any provision herein and will not cause injury to any person or entity; and that you will indemnify ICC for all claims resulting from your Submissions. ICC has the right and sole discretion to reject, delete, edit, or remove any Submissions posted on or within the website. 

TRADEMARKS

All trademarks, service marks, and trade names of ICC or its grantees, partners, vendors, or licensors used herein (including, but not limited to, the ICC name and logos) (collectively “Marks”) are trademarks or registered trademarks of ICC or its grantees, partners, vendors, 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 ICC’s prior written consent.

LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY

ICC and its affiliates will not be liable for any damages or injury, including but not limited to special or consequential damages, that result from the use of (or the inability to use) this website and its contents, or a website linked to this site, including any damages or injury caused by any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, defect, delay in operation, computer virus, line failure, or other computer malfunction. ICC shall not be liable for Submissions or the defamatory, offensive, or illegal conduct of any third-party and the risk of harm or damage from the foregoing rests entirely with you.  Your sole and exclusive remedy for any claim or dispute with ICC is to discontinue your use of the website.

INDEMNITY

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold ICC harmless from and against any and all claims, damages, costs, and expenses, including attorneys’ fees, arising from and related to (a) your use of the website; (b) your violation of this Agreement; (c) your violation of any third-party right, including without limitation any right of privacy, publicity rights or intellectual property rights; (d) your violation of any law, rule, or regulation of the United States or any other country; (e) any claim or damages that arise as a result of any Submissions that you provide to ICC; or (f) any other party’s access to, and use of, the website with your unique username, password, or other appropriate security code.

LINKED SITES

This website may link to, or be linked from, other websites that are not maintained by ICC. ICC does not endorse, guarantee, or make any representations or warranties regarding any other websites, or any content, materials, or other information located or accessible from any other websites, or the products or services that you may obtain from using any other websites, or how any donations you make through such websites will be used. If you decide to access any other websites linked to or from this website, you do so entirely at your own risk. You are advised to consult the terms of use of other websites that you may visit.

COPYRIGHT NOTICE

ICC respects the intellectual property rights of others. If you believe that any material on this website infringes your copyrights, you may notify us in the way identified below. When we receive such a notice, we may remove or disable access to the material claimed to be infringing and/or, in appropriate circumstances, terminate the accounts or website access of any repeat infringers. If we remove or disable access to material in response to your notice, we will make a good-faith attempt to contact the individual or entity who submitted the material, so that that he or she has the opportunity to make a counter notification.

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