COMPUTER SCIENCE EDUCATION COALITION (CSEC) WEBSITE TERMS OF USE

Last Updated: April 25, 2016

Acceptance of Terms

The Computer Science Education Coalition is a non-profit organization dedicated to expanding computer science education in K-12 classrooms across America to ensure the United States of America remains globally competitive and our students are given the opportunity to develop skills they need to participate in tomorrow’s economy. The content, resources and services on this website are subject to the following Terms of Use ("TOU"). By using the Website, you agree to be bound by these terms, including but not limited to the Privacy Policy at: http://www.csecoalition.org/privacy-policy . The CSEC reserves the right to update the TOU at any time. The most current version of the TOU can be reviewed by clicking on the "Terms of Use" hypertext link located at the bottom of our Web pages.

Description of Web Site Content/Services

The CSEC provides you with access to a variety of resources on this web site including content and data (collectively "Services"). These Services, including any updates, enhancements, new features, and/or the addition of any new Web properties, are subject to the TOU unless additional terms are specifically attached to use of particular Services. In the event of a conflict between this TOU and any additional terms, the additional terms will control for those specific Services.

Modifications to Website

The CSEC reserves the right to modify or discontinue, and restrict or block access to the Website (or any part of it) without notice. The CSEC will not be liable to you or any third party for any such modification, suspension or discontinuance.

Personal and Non-Commercial Use Limitation

The CSEC invites you to view and use the materials on the web site for your personal, non-commercial use to learn about the CSEC, and utilize information, materials, links to articles and policy papers, legislative contact information and the like to participate in its mission to enable access to computer science education.

Privacy and Protection of Personal Information

See the PRIVACY STATEMENT: http://www.csecoalition.org/privacy-policy relating to the collection and use of your information.

Notice Specific to Documents and Content Available on this Website

All Documents and other Content on the Website is the copyrighted work of CSEC or its suppliers. Permission to use Documents on the Website (such as Facts, Letter to Congress, policy papers, links to news articles, and FAQs) is granted, provided that use of such Documents from the Services is for informational and non-commercial or personal use only in conjunction with your participation in the CSEC program. You may not remove any copyright notices and no modifications to the Documents may be made. You agree not to license, distribute, create derivative works from, transfer, sell or re-sell any of the Documents without prior consent of the CSEC.

THE CSEC AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY OF THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE DOCUMENTS FOR ANY PURPOSE. ALL SUCH DOCUMENTS ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND.

Notices Regarding Services Available on this Website

IN NO EVENT SHALL THE CSEC AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER TORTIOUS ACTION, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF DOCUMENTS, PROVISION OF OR FAILURE TO PROVIDE SERVICES, OR INFORMATION AVAILABLE FROM THE SERVICES.

Links to Third Party Sites

The website may include links to third party sites operated by third parties. The linked sites are not under the control of the CSEC and the CSEC is not responsible for the content of any linked site or any changes or updates to such sites. CSEC provides these links to you only as a convenience and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by the CSEC of the linked site.

No Unlawful or Prohibited Use

As a condition of your use of the Services, you will not use the Services for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by this TOU. You may not use the Services in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden or impair any CSEC server or networks associated with the server or interfere with any other party’s enjoyment of any Services. You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Services, other accounts, computer systems or networks through hacking, password mining or any other means.

Notices and Procedure for Making Claims of Copyright Infringement

Pursuant to Title 17, United States Code, Section 512(c)(2), notifications of claimed copyright infringement should be sent to Service Provider's Designated Agent. ALL INQUIRIES NOT RELEVANT TO THE FOLLOWING PROCEDURE WILL NOT RECEIVE A RESPONSE.

If You believe Your work has been reproduced in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, You may provide a notice to Our copyright agent. We respect the intellectual property rights of others and request that the people who use the Website do the same. If You believe that Your work has been copied and is accessible through the Website in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, You may notify Us by providing Our copyright agent with the following information in writing:

  • a.the electronic or physical signature of the owner of the copyright or the person authorized to act on the owner's behalf;
  • b.identification of the copyrighted work that You claim has been infringed;
  • c.identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing and information reasonably sufficient to permit Us to locate the material (for example, by providing a URL to the material);
  • d.Your name, address, telephone number, and email address;
  • e.a statement by You that You have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
  • f.a statement that the information in Your notification is accurate and a statement, made under penalty of perjury, that You are the copyright owner or are authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf.

Our designated agent to receive notification of claimed infringement can be reached at Attn: Legal Department, Copyright Agent, info@csecoalition.org.

Miscellaneous

This is the entire agreement between you and the CSEC for your use of this Website and the Services. It supersedes any prior agreements between you and the CSEC regarding your use of the Services. The TOU terms are governed by the laws of the District of Columbia without regard to or application of conflict of law provisions or your state or country of residence. All parts of this TOU apply to the maximum extent permitted by relevant law. If a court or arbitrator holds that we can't enforce a part of this TOU as written, we may replace those terms with similar terms to the extent enforceable under the relevant law, but the rest of the TOU won't change. This TOU is solely for your and our benefit; they aren’t for the benefit of any other person, except for the CSEC’s successors and assigns.