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Use of Documents

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Terms & Conditions

The following terms and conditions (“Terms and Conditions”) governs use of this website and any content made available through this website, including subdomains thereof (“Website”).

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY. BY ACCESSING THIS WEBSITE YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS. THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE. ANY CHANGES WILL BE INCORPORATED INTO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS POSTED TO THIS WEBSITE FROM TIME TO TIME. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, PLEASE DO NOT ACCESS THIS WEBSITE.

Unauthorized use of the Websites and systems, including but not limited to unauthorized entry into connected systems, misuse of passwords, or misuse of any information posted to a site, is strictly prohibited.

You acknowledge that any information that you provide through this Website maybe disclosed and provide consent for such disclosure.  Use of this Website may be monitored, tracked and recorded. Anyone using this Website expressly consents to such monitoring, tracking and recording.

Copyright Notices

The works of authorship contained in the Website, including but not limited to all design, text, sound recordings and images, are owned or licensed to, except as otherwise expressly stated, by The Martin Luther King Jr., Center for Nonviolent Social Change, ("We”, “Us”, “Our” or “The King Center”). Except as otherwise expressly stated herein, they may not be copied, transmitted, displayed, performed, distributed (for compensation or otherwise), licensed, altered, framed, stored for subsequent use or otherwise used in whole or in part in any manner without Our prior written consent, except to the extent permitted by the Copyright Act of 1976 (17 U.S.C. § 107), as amended, and then, only so long as you do not remove any copyright or other notice as may be contained in information, as downloaded.

Trademark Notices
All trademarks reproduced in this Website, which are not the property of, or licensed to the King Center, are acknowledged on the Website.

Web Content and Materials
The information on this Website is for information purposes only. It is believed to be reliable, but neither we nor or the Technology Sponsors warrant its completeness, timeliness or accuracy.   The Technology Sponsors are listed under Archive Technology and include without limitation: JPMorgan Chase & Co.; AT&T; EMC Corporation; Microstrategies, Inc; and affiliates and subsidiaries of the foregoing.

The information and materials contained in this Website - and the terms and conditions of the access to and use of such information and materials - are subject to change without notice.

The other portions of our website may contain separate terms and conditions, which are in addition to these Terms and Conditions. In the event of a conflict, the additional terms and conditions will govern for those sections or pages.

You agree that you will not engage in any activities related to the Website that are contrary to applicable law, regulation or the terms of any agreements you may have with Us.

THE KING CENTER OR THE TECHNOLOGY SPONSORS MAY DISCONTINUE OR MAKE CHANGES IN THE INFORMATION OR SERVICES OFFERED ON THE WEBSITE AT ANY TIME WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE TO YOU AND WITHOUT ANY LIABILITY TO YOU. ANY DATED INFORMATION IS PUBLISHED AS OF ITS DATE ONLY, AND NEITHER WE NOR THE TECHNOLOGY SPONSORS  UNDERTAKE ANY OBLIGATION OR RESPONSIBILITY TO UPDATE OR AMEND ANY SUCH INFORMATION.

Potential Disruption of Service

Access to the Website may from time to time be unavailable, delayed, limited or slowed due to, among other things:

  • hardware failure, including among other things failures of computers (including your own computer), servers, networks, telecommunication lines and connections, and other electronic and mechanical equipment;
  • software failure, including among other things, bugs, errors, viruses, configuration problems, incompatibility of systems, utilities or applications, the operation of firewalls or screening programs, unreadable codes, or irregularities within particular documents or other content;
  • overload of system capacities;
  • damage caused by severe weather, earthquakes, wars, insurrection, riots, civil commotion, act of God, accident, fire, water damage, explosion, mechanical breakdown or natural disasters;
  • interruption (whether partial or total) of power supplies or other utility of service;
  • strike or other stoppage (whether partial or total) of labor;
  • governmental or regulatory restrictions, exchange rulings, court or tribunal orders or other human intervention; or
  • any other cause (whether similar or dissimilar to any of the foregoing) whatsoever beyond the control of the King Center or the Technology Sponsors.

Links to Other Sites
Links to other websites are provided solely as pointers to information on topics that may be useful to the Websites, and We have no control over the content on such third party websites. If you choose to link another site to Our Website, We and the Technology Sponsors make no warranties, either express or implied, concerning the content of such site, including the accuracy, completeness, reliability or suitability thereof for any particular purpose, neither do we nor the Technology Sponsor warrant that such site or content is free from any claims of copyright, trademark or other infringement of the rights of third parties or that such site or content is devoid of viruses or other contamination. The King Center and the Technology Sponsors do not guarantee the authenticity of documents on the Internet. Links to other websites do not imply any endorsement of or responsibility for the opinions, ideas, products, information or services offered at such sites, or any representation regarding the content at such sites.

 

Indemnification

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless the King Center and the Technology Sponsors, including the directors, officers, employees and agents of the foregoing, from any and all claims, liabilities, costs and expenses, including attorneys fees, arising in any way from your use of the Website or your breach or violation of these Terms and Conditions.  We reserve the right to assume exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, and in such case, you agree to cooperate with the defense of such claim. 

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
BECAUSE OF THE POSSIBILITY OF HUMAN AND MECHANICAL ERROR AS WELL AS OTHER FACTORS, THE WEBSITE (INCLUDING ALL INFORMATION AND MATERIALS CONTAINED ON THE WEBSITE) IS PROVIDED "AS IS" "AS AVAILABLE". THE KING CENTER AND TECHNOLOGY SPONSORS ARE NOT PROVIDING ANY WARRANTIES AND REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE WEBSITE. THE KING CENTER AND TECHNOLOGY SPONSORS DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND REPRESENTATIONS OF ANY KIND WITH REGARD TO THE WEBSITE, INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTY RIGHTS, FREEDOM FROM VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL CODE, OR FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE. FURTHER, THE KING CENTER AND TECHNOLOGY SPONSORS WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DELAY, DIFFICULTY IN USE, INACCURACY OF INFORMATION, COMPUTER VIRUSES, MALICIOUS CODE OR OTHER DEFECT IN THIS WEBSITE, OR FOR THE INCOMPATIBILITY BETWEEN THIS WEBSITE AND FILES AND THE USER'S BROWSER OR OTHER SITE ACCESSING PROGRAM. NOR WILL THE KING CENTER AND TECHNOLOGY SPONSORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY OTHER PROBLEMS EXPERIENCED BY THE USER DUE TO CAUSES BEYOND THE CONTROL OF THE KING CENTER AND TECHNOLOGY SPONSORS. NO LICENSE TO THE USER IS IMPLIED IN THESE DISCLAIMERS.

THE KING CENTER AND TECHNOLOGY SPONSORS DO NOT WARRANT THE ACCURACY, ADEQUACY, OR COMPLETENESS OF THE INFORMATION AND MATERIALS CONTAINED ON THE WEBSITE AND EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS LIABILITY FOR ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN THE MATERIALS AND INFORMATION. FURTHERMORE, THE KING CENTER AND TECHNOLOGY SPONSORS WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DELAY, DIFFICULTY IN USE, COMPUTER VIRUSES, MALICIOUS CODE, OR OTHER DEFECT IN WEBSITE, ANY INCOMPATIBILITY BETWEEN THE WEBSITE AND THE USER'S FILES AND THE USER'S BROWSER OR OTHER SITE ACCESSING PROGRAM, OR ANY OTHER PROBLEMS EXPERIENCED BY THE USER DUE TO CAUSES BEYOND THE KING CENTER AND TECHNOLOGY SPONSORS’ CONTROL. NO LICENSE TO THE USER IS IMPLIED IN THESE DISCLAIMERS.

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL THE KING CENTER AND TECHNOLOGY SPONSORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOST PROFITS, LOST OPPORTUNITY OR ANY INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF ANY USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE WEBSITE OR ANY PORTION THEREOF, REGARDLESS OF WHETHER THE KING CENTER AND TECHNOLOGY SPONSORS HAS BEEN APPRISED OF THE LIKELIHOOD OF SUCH DAMAGES OCCURRING AND REGARDLESS OF THE FORM OF ACTION, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, WARRANTY, TORT, (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), STRICT LIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE.

Enforceability and Governing Law

In the event any of the terms or provisions of these Terms and Conditions shall be held to be unenforceable, the remaining terms and provisions shall be unimpaired and the unenforceable term or provision shall be replaced by such enforceable term or provision as comes closest to the intention underlying the unenforceable term or provision. The user's access to and use of the Website, and the terms of this disclaimer are governed by the laws of the State of New York.