The Sustainable Arts Society, Inc. at Blue Ridge (“SAS”) has created and maintains www.sustainable-arts.org (“the Site”) in support of its mission to provide an artist residency program, its related education, news and community programs derived from the residency program. Access to and use of the Site is subject to the following Rules (“Rules”) and all applicable laws. Access and use of image and text files and data on this Site also are subject to the following Rules. By accessing and browsing the Site, you accept, without limitation or qualification, the Website Rules and other notices and acknowledge full and complete acceptance of these terms.
SAS provides access to this site free of charge to provide information about SAS. We welcome visitors to the site but want to make it clear what rules apply to your use of our site.
All material on this site is owned by SAS, its sponsors or third parties. Copyright in the compilation of all materials on this site is owned by SAS. Copyright © Sustainable Arts Society, Inc. 2005. All Rights Reserved.
The text, images and data on the Site are protected by copyright and may be subject to other restrictions as well. SAS and relevant third parties retain all rights, including copyright, in data, images, audio and video clips, software, documentation, text, and other information contained in these files (collectively, the “Materials”).
The Materials are made available for use without permission only for limited non-commercial personal or educational use, or for fair use as defined in the United States copyright laws. Users must cite the author/artist and source of this Material as they would material from any printed or other work, and the citation should include the URL “www.sustainable-arts.org”. In addition to granting this limited permission, however, note that SAS does not warrant or represent that use of Materials displayed on the Site will not infringe the rights of third parties not owned by or affiliated with SAS. Copyright and other proprietary rights in the materials may be held by individuals and/or entities other than SAS, including reproductions of works of art licensed to SAS by third parties including artists or artists’ heirs holding rights to these works, or images of people or places displayed on the Site. Use of these images by you is prohibited unless specifically permitted by these Terms and Conditions.
SAS expressly prohibits the use, copying, display, publication, distribution, transmission, modification, reposting or exploitation for commercial or public purposes of any protected Materials on the Site, and permits only the purposes described above.
The trademarks, online logomarks and service marks (the “Trademarks”) displayed on the Site, including Sustainable Art Society, SAS, the SAS logo and any SAS slogans are registered and/or unregistered Trademarks of the Sustainable Art Society. The Trademarks of third parties may also be displayed on the Site. Nothing contained in this Site should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any right or license to use any Trademark displayed on the Site without written permission of SAS or any third party owner of the Trademark displayed on the Site. Your misuse of the Trademarks displayed on the Site, including alteration or use out of context, is strictly prohibited.
Any party wishing to use any of the Materials from the Site, for any purpose other than the limited purposes identified above, must request and receive prior written approval from SAS. Permission for use is granted on a case-by-case basis at the sole discretion of SAS. For inquiries, please contact:
email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
A usage fee may be charged depending on the nature and type of the proposed use. SAS reserves the right not to grant permission to use its Materials, and does not grant permission to use the Materials of third parties.
SAS’s policy is not to accept or consider any unsolicited ideas or materials of any kind outside of its programs. SAS reserves the right to consider all materials submitted as non-confidential and free of any claims of proprietary or personal rights, including copyright claims. Any materials and all rights will be our property, free and clear of any claims by you or others, and we will be able to use them for any purpose, including advertising and promotion, without compensation or any other obligations to anyone, including you.
Use of and browsing in the Site are at your risk. Neither SAS nor any other party involved in creating, producing, delivering or maintaining the Site is liable for any direct, incidental, consequential, indirect, or punitive damages arising out of your access to, or use of, the Site. Without limiting the foregoing, all Materials on the Site are provided “AS IS” WITHOUT A WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND/OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. SAS assumes no responsibility, and shall not be liable for, any damages to, or viruses that may infect, your computer, equipment or other property on account of your access to, use of, browsing in, or downloading of any Materials from the Site.
We are not responsible for timeliness, accuracy, unavailability or interruptions in availability, or other defects in the site or its contents. In no event shall SAS be responsible for any damages to users or their computer systems or otherwise, even if SAS has been informed of the possibility of damages and without regard to negligence.
While SAS uses reasonable efforts to include accurate and up to date information in this Site, SAS makes no representations or warranties as to its accuracy. SAS assumes no liability or responsibility for any errors or omissions in the content of the Site.
SAS does not monitor the site at all times, but reserves the right to do so. SAS takes no responsibility for any material input by others and not posted to the site by SAS. SAS is not responsible for the content or privacy policies of any other websites linked to the site; links are provided as Internet navigation tools only.
Digital Millenium Copyright Act
For purposes of the Digital Millenium Copyright Act (“DMCA”), 17 U.S.C. Section 512(c)(2), SAS has designated an agent for notification of claimed infringement as follows:
SAS provides this contact information for purposes of the DMCA only and reserves the right to respond only to correspondence that is relevant to the purposes of DMCA compliance.
The Digital Millenium Copyright Act specifies that all infringement claims must be in writing (either electronic mail or paper letter) and must include the following elements:
a physical or electronic signature;
SAS does not guarantee and assumes no responsibility for breaches of the security of this site or your communications with the site. It is strictly prohibited to link to other sites with this site without SAS’s prior written permission. We may permit some links for convenience, but SAS has no responsibility for the unaffilliated sites to which it is linked or for material posted to this site by anyone other than SAS. You are prohibited from attempting to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of this site system or breach security. Violation of security may result in civil or criminal liability. SAS will investigate occurrences that involve any violations and may involve, and cooperate with, law enforcement authorities in prosecuting users who engage in violations.
The Site may contain links to third party sites. SAS has not reviewed all of the sites linked to the Site and is not responsible for any content of any linked site. Your linking to any off-site pages or to other sites is at your own risk. SAS provides these links as a convenience only, and a link does not imply endorsement, sponsorship or any affiliation with the linked site.
It is strictly prohibited to use or contact this site to disrupt or damage the site, its contents or its security measures or to harass or disparage SAS or its sponsors. When using this site, do not transmit or post any material that is libelous, obscene, threatening, abusive or hateful. No unsolicited email (spam) may be directed to or through this site. You are prohibited from attempting to interfere with the site service, including overloading, flooding, mail bombing, crashing, or hijacking all or part of the site content or deleting or changing any site content.
The site server which makes this site available is located in the U.S.A. and the content is intended principally for U.S. adult users although this site is available worldwide due to the Internet/World Wide Web. While most of the content of this site is in the English language, the content is posted in the language in which it was created, which may include other languages.
You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold SAS, its directors, officers, agents, and employees harmless from all claims, causes, allegations, costs, expenses, fees (including reasonable attorney’s fees), judgements, liabilities, losses, and damages arising from or relating to your use of or operation of the Site.
SAS’s headquarters are in Blue Ridge, Georgia. This site as well as these rules are subject to the laws of the state of Georgia and the U.S.A., regardless of the location of the user, and any claims of any kind related thereto must be filed in the courts located in the city of Blue Ridge and state of Georgia. All users hereby submit to the jurisdiction of local courts.
Use of this site is subject to these rules and all of the foregoing terms and conditions which you as user accept by contacting and using this site and which govern all use and all results thereof.
ALL USERS OF THIS SITE ARE GOVERNED BY THESE RULES. IF YOU ARE UNWILLING TO ACCEPT THEM AS A USER, SIGN OFF AND DO NOT USE THIS SITE FOR ANY PURPOSE. WE RETAIN THE RIGHT TO REVISE THESE RULES AT ANY TIME. WARNING: ANY USE OF THE SAS SITE IN VIOLATION OF THESE RULES CONSTITUTES TRESPASS AND/OR INFRINGMENT OF THE RIGHTS OF THE SITE SPONSOR AND MAY RESULT IN LEGAL ACTION AGAINST YOU.
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