About this Agreement
Ownership of Website Content and Information
CSWA owns all of the content and information published or posted by us unless otherwise expressly stated, such as where, for example, the information was lawfully culled by CSWA from a copyrighted material pursuant to the doctrine of “fair use” (in which case the content and information is owned by the copyright holder). You may access but not use any of the content and information that are owned by us without our express written authorization (“use” in this context means, for example, copying content for commercial use). Content and information you post on the Website, however, are owned by you. When you publish content or information on the Website, such as your member profile, it means that you are allowing everyone, including the public, to access and use that information (subject to applicable law), and to associate it with you unless you edit the privacy settings in your online account.
By using the Website, you acknowledge and commit to the following:
Registration and Account Security
Users of the Website are required to provide their real names and information. You commit to the following when you register with CSWA:
Protecting the Rights of Others
We respect other people’s right, and expect you to do the same. Accordingly, you commit to the following:
If you violate the letter or spirit of this agreement, or otherwise create risk or possible legal exposure for us, we can stop providing all or part of the Website to you. We will notify you by email or at the next time you attempt to access your account. You may also delete your account at any time.
This Website contains materials supplied by CSWA and its affiliates and third-party providers, as well as other sources, and is protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents, trade secrets, or other proprietary rights and laws. Materials on this Website may include inaccuracies or typographical errors. We have the right to make changes to and update any material and/or information contained on this Website without prior notice.
Choice of Law and Forum
The Website originates and is located in the United States, and this agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with said laws. Any dispute arising out of our relating to this Agreement or your access or use of this Website will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located within the United States, and you hereby submit to the personal jurisdiction of such courts. If any provision of this agreement is held invalid and/or unenforceable, that provision shall be construed in a manner consistent with applicable law to reflect the original intent of the provision, and the remaining provisions of this agreement shall remain in full force and effect.
Contracts or Relationships with Third-Parties
Disclaimer of Warranties
The information on this website is provided "as is." CSWA does not warrant, either expressly or by implication, the accuracy of any materials or information provided on the website or their suitability for any particular purpose, and expressly disclaims all warranties, including, but not limited to, warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Although the information provided to you is obtained or compiled from sources we believe to be reliable, CSWA cannot and does not guarantee the accuracy, validity, timeliness, completeness or reliability of any information or data available to you or its suitability for any particular purpose. Neither CSWA, nor its governing board, officers, employees, members, contractors or agents, are liable or shall have responsibility of any kind to you for any loss or damage that you incur in the event of (1) any failure or interruption of this website; (2) any act or omission of any third-party involved in making this website or the data contained herein available to you; (3) any other cause relating to your access or use, or inability to access or use, any portion of this website or materials on this website; (4) user's, subscriber's or visitor's interaction or submission on the website; or (5) from user's, subscriber's or visitor's failure to comply with any term of this agreement, whether or not the circumstances giving rise to such cause may have been within the control of CSWA or any third-party provider providing software services, or support. In no event will CSWA, its governing board, officers, employees, members, contractors or agents be liable to users, subscribers or visitors for any direct, special, indirect, consequential, or incidental damages or costs, or any other loss or damages of any kind even if CSWA, its governing board, officers, employees, members, contractors, affiliates, agents or third-party providers or any other third-party has been advised of the possibility thereof.