User Agreement with Gareth Stevens Publishing
IMPORTANT—READ THESE TERMS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THE PRODUCT OR ACCESSING THE CONTENT ON THIS WEBSITE. BY ACCESSING THE PRODUCT OR THE CONTENT CONTAINED THEREIN, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND REPRESENT THAT YOU ARE AN AUTHORIZED USER; THAT YOU HAVE READ THIS AGREEMENT; THAT YOU UNDERSTAND IT; AND THAT YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY ITS TERMS.
This Agreement constitutes the agreement between The Gareth Stevens Publishing Group, Inc (“Gareth Stevens”) and you as a user who accesses or establishes a connection to this website.
By using this website, you agree to abide by all of the terms and conditions of this Agreement. You must abide by all of the provisions in this Agreement in order to access and remain an authorized user of this website. You are solely responsible for your use of this website and for ensuring that your use complies fully with the provisions of this Agreement.
Gareth Stevens reserves the right to change, add, or remove portions of this Agreement at any time, but if it does so, it will post such changes on this website, or send them to you via e-mail. Any changes to this Agreement will be effective immediately upon notice to you. Your use of this website after notice of changes to this Agreement will be deemed your acceptance of the changes. If you do not agree to any changes, you may terminate this Agreement by written notice to Gareth Stevens and you will not use the website after the sending of such notice.
All information provided on this website is owned by or licensed to Gareth Stevens unless otherwise indicated. Gareth Stevens and its licensors retain all proprietary rights to the information on this website. Copyright law protects the content created by Gareth Stevens authors and editors and posted on this website. Gareth Stevens will permit you to download the content contained on this website on any single computer and/or make a single print copy of the content solely for your own personal use provided you retain all copyright and other proprietary notices.
You expressly agree that all downloaded content, including all text and images, will be for personal use only, and are prohibited from republication, retransmission, or reproduction of the content for any commercial purpose. You may not reconfigure or repurpose, outside the context of its intended use, any content with the intention of making that content available via mobile telephony technology.
Modification of the content or use of the content for any other purpose would constitute a violation of Gareth Stevens’s and/or its licensor’s copyright, trademark, and other proprietary rights.
You may not republish, post, transmit or in any way distribute Gareth Stevens content, including without limitation the copying of Gareth Stevens content, and posting it on your website or a third-party website without the written permission of Gareth Stevens. You may obtain permission by writing to Gareth Stevens Publishing, 111 East 14th Street, Suite 349, New York, NY 10003.
The website may provide users an opportunity to exchange ideas and information. The ideas and information posted do not necessarily reflect the views of Gareth Stevens. While using this website, you may not post, transmit, or otherwise distribute any material that may be unlawful, obscene, defamatory, threatening, infringing on any copyright or any other rights of others, or damaging to software or hardware. You may not advertise or solicit on these pages without the express permission of Gareth Stevens.
Gareth Stevens Interactive Library may contain links to other related Internet sites, resources, and partners of Gareth Stevens. Gareth Stevens is not responsible for the availability of these outside resources or their contents and is not undertaking any responsibility or liability for information or publications of third parties even if you access them through these pages.
Gareth Stevens reserves the right, which it may or may not exercise, to review, edit, or delete any material that it deems to be inappropriate or in violation of this Agreement and to deny access to anyone who violates this Agreement. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Gareth Stevens expressly disclaims any responsibility or liability for any material communicated by third parties through these pages or for any claims, damages, or losses resulting from the use thereof.
YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT USE OF THIS WEBSITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. NEITHER GARETH STEVENS NOR ANY OF ITS EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, THIRD-PARTY CONTENT PROVIDERS, ASSOCIATES OR LICENSORS WARRANT THAT USE OF THIS WEBSITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, ERROR FREE, OR THAT THE PAGES OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES THEM AVAILABLE ARE FREE FROM VIRUSES, WORMS, OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. GARETH STEVENS PUBLISHING MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES WITH RESPECT TO THIS WEBSITE OR ITS CONTENTS WITH REGARD TO ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, OR RESULTS OBTAINED BY ACCESSING AND USING THE CONTENT CONTAINED ON THIS WEBSITE.
IN NO EVENT SHALL GARETH STEVENS PUBLISHING, ITS EMPLOYEES, ASSSOCIATES OR AGENTS, OR ANYONE ELSE WHO HAS BEEN INVOLVED IN THE CREATION, PRODUCTION, OR DELIVERY OF THE CONTENT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SUCH AS, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, LOSS OF ANTICIPATED PROFITS, BENEFITS, USE, OR DATA RESULTING FROM THE USE OF THESE PAGES. THESE LIMITATIONS APPLY REGARDLESS OF WHETHER THE PARTY LIABLE OR ALLEGEDLY LIABLE WAS ADVISED, HAD OTHER REASON TO KNOW, OR IN FACT KNEW OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. YOU SPECIFICALLY ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT GARETH STEVENS PUBLISHING (AND ANY OF ITS EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, THIRD-PARTY CONTENT PROVIDERS, OR LICENSORS, AND THEIR RESPECTIVE DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AND AGENTS), IS NOT LIABLE FOR ANY DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF ANY USER, INCLUDING YOU.
Gareth Stevens shall invoice you for its charges for the content and access to the website provided pursuant to this Agreement and you agree to pay such charges within the time period set forth in the invoice for such charges.
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Gareth Stevens (and any of its employees, agents, third party content providers, associates or licensors, and their respective directors, officers, employees, and agents) from and against all claims, liability, and expenses, including attorneys’ fees and legal fees and costs, arising out of your use of this website. Gareth Stevens reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter subject to indemnification by you. You will cooperate as fully as reasonably required in the defense of any claim.
Either party hereto may terminate this Agreement by giving thirty days prior written notice of termination to the other. In the event of termination, you may not thereafter use or access the website and all rights granted to you by Gareth Stevens shall terminate and revert to Gareth Stevens. Nothing in this Agreement shall require Gareth Stevens to maintain the website.
This Agreement, your performance under it, and any disputes arising under it shall be governed exclusively by the laws of the United States of America and the State of New York, without giving effect to their conflict of laws principles. You expressly consent to the exclusive forum, jurisdiction, and venue of the Courts of the State of New York, with venue in New York City, in any and all actions, disputes, or controversies relating to this Agreement.