Terms Of Use

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Acceptance of the Terms of Use

We appreciate your use of Our Website.  The rules for access and use of Our Website are laid out below in these terms of use that incorporates Our Privacy Policy, and, if applicable, any disclaimers contained on Our Website (“Terms of Use”).  By accessing and using this Website you agree to adhere to, and be bound by these Terms of Use which may be updated from time to time in Our sole discretion.  If the Terms of Use are updated, then you shall be bound by the updated Terms of Use upon your first access or use of Our Website after the updated Terms of Use.

Intellectual Property Rights

The Website and its entire contents, features and functionality (including but not limited to, all information, software, text, displays, images, video and audio, and the design, selection and arrangement thereof), are owned by Us, Our licensors or other providers of such material and are protected by United States and international copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret and other intellectual property or proprietary rights laws.

These Terms of Use permit you to use the Website for your personal, non-commercial use only. You must not reproduce, distribute, modify, create derivative works of, publicly display, publicly perform, republish, download, store or transmit any of the material on Our Website or delete or alter any copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights notices from copies of materials from this Website.

If you believe that any of the material contained on Our Website infringes your intellectual property rights (including copyright or trademark), or your privacy or rights to publicity, please contact the agent identified in the Contact Us section at the end of these Terms of Use.

Trademarks

Our name and all related names, logos, product and service names, designs and slogans are Our trademarks or those of Our affiliates or licensors. You must not use such marks without Our prior written permission. All other names, logos, product and service names, designs and slogans on this Website are the trademarks of their respective owners.

Prohibited Uses

You may use the Website only for lawful purposes and in accordance with these Terms of Use. You agree not to use the Website in any way that: (1) violates any applicable federal, state, local or international law or regulation; (2) transmits or procures the sending of  any advertising or promotional material  including any “junk mail”, “chain letter” or “spam” or any other similar solicitation; (3) impersonates or attempt to impersonate Us, Our employees, another user or any other person or entity (including, without limitation, by using e-mail addresses or screen names associated with any of the foregoing); (4) restricts or inhibits anyone’s use or enjoyment of the Website, or which, as determined by Us, may harm Us or users of the Website or expose them to liability; (5) could disable, overburden, damage, or impair the Website or interfere with any other party’s use of the Website, including their ability to engage in real time activities through the Website; (6) interferes with the proper working of the Website and/or the introduction any viruses, trojan horses, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful, including attacking the Website via denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of-service attack; (7)  violates or attempts to violate the security of the Website, including, without limitation, accessing data not intended for you or logging onto a server or an account which you are not authorized to access, attempting to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of a system or network, or to breach security or authentication measures; (8) uses any robot, spider or other automatic device, process or means to access the Website for any purpose, including monitoring or copying any of the material on the Website.

Reliance on Third Party Materials

This Website may include content provided by third parties.   We do not endorse such materials, and all statements and/or opinions expressed in these materials, and all articles and responses to questions and other content, are solely the opinions and the responsibility of the person or entity providing those materials. We are not responsible, or liable to you or any third party, for any information, communications or materials provided by third parties.

Third Party Links

If the Website contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links, including any translation software, are provided for your convenience only. This includes links contained in advertisements, including banner advertisements and sponsored links. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them. If you decide to access any of the third party websites linked to this Website, you do so entirely at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use for such websites.

Disclaimer of Warranties

YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE, ITS CONTENT AND ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE WEBSITE, ITS CONTENT AND ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS, WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. NEITHER US NOR ANY PERSON ASSOCIATED WITH US MAKES ANY WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION WITH RESPECT TO THE COMPLETENESS, SECURITY, RELIABILITY, QUALITY, ACCURACY OR AVAILABILITY OF THE WEBSITE. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, NEITHER US NOR ANYONE ASSOCIATED WITH US REPRESENTS OR WARRANTS THAT THE WEBSITE, ITS CONTENT OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE WILL BE ACCURATE, RELIABLE, ERROR-FREE OR UNINTERRUPTED, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, THAT OUR WEBSITE, THE CONTENT OF OUR WEBSITE, OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS OR THAT THE WEBSITE OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE WILL OTHERWISE MEET YOUR NEEDS OR EXPECTATIONS.

Limitation on Liability

IN NO EVENT WILL WE OR OUR AFFILIATES, SERVICE PROVIDERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OFFICERS OR DIRECTORS BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, UNDER ANY LEGAL THEORY, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE WEBSITE, ANY WEBSITES LINKED TO IT, ANY CONTENT ON THE WEBSITE OR SUCH OTHER WEBSITES OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE OR SUCH OTHER WEBSITES, INCLUDING ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PERSONAL INJURY, PAIN AND SUFFERING, EMOTIONAL DISTRESS, LOSS OF REVENUE, LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF BUSINESS OR ANTICIPATED SAVINGS, LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF GOODWILL, LOSS OF DATA, AND WHETHER CAUSED BY TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), BREACH OF CONTRACT OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF FORESEEABLE. THIS DISCLAIMER CONSTITUTES AN ESSENTIAL PART OF THIS AGREEMENT.

Information Provided By You

All information exchanged between You and Us is subject to Florida’s Public Records law, as set forth in Florida Statutes Chapter 119, that requires all state, county, and municipal records be available for inspection and duplication by any person unless expressly exempted by the law. As a result, all information exchanged between You and Us may be subject to examination and inspection upon request.

International Users

This Website is controlled, operated and administered by Us from Our offices within the United States of America. We make no representation that materials at this Website are appropriate or available for use at other locations outside of the United States and access to them from territories where their contents are illegal is prohibited. You may not use the Website or export the materials and/or products in violation of U.S. export laws and regulations.

Indemnification

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Us, Our affiliates, licensors and service providers, officers, directors, employees, contractors, agents, licensors, suppliers, successors and assigns from and against any claims, liabilities, damages, judgments, awards, losses, costs, expenses or fees (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) arising out of or relating to your violation of these Terms of Use or your use of the Website.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction

All matters relating to the Website and these Terms of Use and any dispute or claim arising therefrom or related thereto (in each case, including non-contractual disputes or claims), shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the internal laws of the State of Florida without giving effect to any choice or conflict of law provision or rule. Any legal suit, action or proceeding arising out of, or related to, these Terms of Use or the Website shall be instituted exclusively in the federal courts of the United States or the courts of the State of Florida, in each case located in the City of Clearwater and County of Pinellas or in the United States District Court Middle District of Florida, Tampa Division.  You hereby agree to personal jurisdiction by such courts, and waive any jurisdictional, venue, or inconvenient forum objections to such courts.

Waiver and Severability

No waiver by Us of any term or condition set forth in these Terms of Use shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or condition or a waiver of any other term or condition, and any failure by Us to assert a right or provision under these Terms of Use shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.

If any provision of these Terms of Use is held by a court or other tribunal of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable for any reason, such provision shall be eliminated or limited to the minimum extent such that the remaining provisions of the Terms of Use will continue in full force and effect.

Entire Agreement

The Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and any disclaimers identified on Our Website constitute the sole and entire agreement between you and Us with respect to the Website and supersede all prior and contemporaneous understandings, agreements, representations and warranties, both written and oral, with respect to the Website.

Contact Us

If you have any questions, comments or concerns, including any claims that any of the material on Our Website infringes your intellectual property rights, then please contact:

April Putzulu
Strategic Communications Manager
Juvenile Welfare Board of Pinellas County
14155 58th Street North
Clearwater, Florida 33760
727-453-5677
Communications@jwbpinellas.org

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