Terms and Conditions of Use
The WAGE Project believes that every person should be knowledgeable about his/her legal rights in the workplace. The WAGE Project website is provided subject to your agreement to comply with the Terms and Conditions of Use provided below. By accessing this website, you accept, without limitation or qualification, all of the Terms and Conditions in this User Agreement. If you do not agree with these conditions, do not use this site.The WAGE Project is pleased to offer you this site for educational purposes, but nothing on the site can substitute for legal advice from your own lawyer. The WAGE Project does not make a warranty of any kind in terms of the appropriateness of the advice for individual online users. Please read the Terms and Conditions now and check occasionally for modifications. By using this website, you agree in advance to accept any changes.
1. Copyright, Copying, and Trademark
The entire WAGE Project website is copyrighted, year, by the WAGE Project, Inc. Certain articles and materials within the website are also separately copyrighted by the WAGE Project as indicated. All rights reserved. If you find these materials useful, you may download, print out, or send a copy to others so long as each copy indicates the appropriate copyright notice and is used only for personal use. Any use of materials from the website should be properly attributed.
2. Information Obtained Through the WAGE Project Website Does Not Constitute Legal or Other Professional Advice
The information contained in this website or transmitted to you electronically in response to a message from you is not intended or implied to constitute legal advice or other professional advice. USERS SHOULD ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF AN APPROPRIATE ATTORNEY OR OTHER PROFESSIONAL REGARDING INDIVIDUAL QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS OF A LEGAL OR PROFESSIONAL NATURE. Nothing transmitted to or from this website constitutes the establishment of an attorney-client relationship between you or any attorney. The WAGE Project seeks to provide up-to-date and reliable information to website visitors so they are armed with knowledge of their rights in the workplace. However, the applicability of the legal principles discussed in this site may differ substantially in individual situations or in different states or countries. Remember, when dealing with any legal matter, do not rely on the materials or the content provided on this site without first seeking the advice of an attorney about your particular situation and facts. THE WAGE PROJECT SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL LIABILITY ARISING DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY FROM THE USE OR APPLICATION OF ANY INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THE WEBSITE.
3. Disclaimer of Warranty and Liability
The WAGE Project and its divisions, officers, directors, employees and agents specifically disclaim any liability, whether based in contract, tort, strict liability or otherwise, for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, punitive or special damages arising out of or in any way connected with access to or use of the website, even if the WAGE Project has been advised of the possibility of such damages, including liability in connection with mistakes or omissions in, or delays in transmission of, information to or from the user, interruptions in telecommunications connections to the website or viruses, whether caused in whole or in part by negligence, acts of nature, telecommunications failure, theft or destruction of, or unauthorized access to the website and whether in contract or in tort. YOU HEREBY WAIVE ANY AND ALL CLAIMS AGAINST THE WAGE PROJECT AND ITS DIVISIONS, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES AND AGENTS ARISING OUT OF YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE AND THE INFORMATION AVAILABLE THEREON.THE WAGE PROJECT WEBSITE IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO WARRANTIES OF TITLE OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT, OTHER THAN THOSE WARRANTIES WHICH ARE IMPOSED BY AND INCAPABLE OF EXCLUSION, RESTRICTION, OR MODIFICATION UNDER THE LAWS APPLICABLE TO THIS AGREEMENT.The materials on this website are provided solely for educational, informational, and promotional purposes. Although the WAGE Project makes every effort to ensure the correctness of data, it disclaims liability for any errors or omissions, such as unintended technical inaccuracies or typographical errors, in the materials and on the website. Moreover, the WAGE Project does not guarantee the accuracy of the contents on this site since laws change rapidly, as new cases and laws are decided every day. Delays may be incurred in updating or including information on this site. However, the WAGE Project will do its best to ensure the accuracy of all information posted by continually updating the site with new information as it comes to our attention. The WAGE Project specifically disclaims any liability for loss incurred as a consequence of the use of any material on this site.You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless the WAGE Project, its divisions, officers, directors, employees and agents, from and against any claims, actions or demands, including without limitation reasonable legal and accounting fees, alleging or resulting from (i) any material you provide to the WAGE Project website, (ii) any website content that you use or (iii) your breach of the terms of these Terms and Conditions.The WAGE Project will make an effort to correct errors brought to our attention. Users should be aware that the information available on this website may not reflect official positions of the WAGE Project. The WAGE Project cannot and does not guarantee or warrant that files available for downloading will be free of "infection" or "viruses," "worms," "Trojan Horses," or other codes that manifest contaminating or destructive properties. If your use of the WAGE Project website or the website content results in the need for servicing or replacing equipment or data, the company is not responsible for those costs.
4. Outside Links
The WAGE Project does not undertake continuous reviews of the sites linked to this site and is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of any off-site pages or any other sites linked to this site. Such linked sites are for your convenience only. You access them at your own risk. THE WAGE PROJECT MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE ACCURACY OR FUNCTIONING OF ANY SUCH LINK. That another website is linked to this site does not constitute an endorsement by the WAGE Project of the owner of the other site, the content of the site, or its products or services. The WAGE Project assumes no responsibility for information or services provided by any of the sites to which this site links.
5. Posting of Information
The WAGE Project website allows you and other users to post information about your experiences with sex discrimination in the workplace and to provide feedback to the WAGE Project. You agree not to post or transmit any unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, profane, hateful, racially, sexually, ethnically, or otherwise objectionable material of any kind, including, but not limited to, any material which encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, violate the rights of others, or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, national or international law. The WAGE Project does not represent or guarantee the truthfulness, accuracy, or reliability of communications posted by users or endorse any opinions expressed by users. You acknowledge that any reliance on material posted by other users will be at your own risk.YOU WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR, AND INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS THE WAGE PROJECT AND ITS DIVISIONS, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES AND AGENTS AGAINST ANY CLAIM ARISING FROM ANY MATERIAL THAT YOU POST OR TRANSMIT.Although the WAGE Project may from time to time monitor or review generated pages and postings on the site, the WAGE Project is under no obligation to do so. You acknowledge that the WAGE Project does not control the information available on user-generated pages and that any opinions, advice, statements, services, offers or other information or content presented or disseminated on user-generated pages are those of their respective authors who are solely liable for their content. The WAGE Project reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to edit, refuse to post or remove any material submitted to or posted on the bulletin boards or other user-generated pages. You grant the WAGE Project the right to edit, copy, translate, publish, create derivative works from and distribute any information or content you post or transmit for any purpose. By posting information on the website, you agree to permit all users to the website to access, display, view, store and reproduce such content for personal use. The WAGE Project reserves the right to expel users and prevent their further access to the website for violating the Terms and Conditions of Use or the law and the right to remove communications which are abusive, illegal, or disruptive. Because user authentication on the Internet is difficult, the WAGE Project cannot and does not confirm that each user is who they claim to be. Because we do not and cannot be involved in user-to-user dealings or control the behavior of participants on the WAGE Project website, in the event that you have a dispute with one or more users, YOU RELEASE THE WAGE PROJECT (AND OUR AGENTS AND EMPLOYEES) FROM CLAIMS, DEMANDS AND DAMAGES (ACTUAL AND CONSEQUENTIAL, DIRECT AND INDIRECT) OF EVERY KIND AND NATURE, KNOWN AND UNKNOWN, SUSPECTED AND UNSUSPECTED, DISCLOSED AND UNDISCLOSED, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH SUCH DISPUTES. You should be aware that if you voluntarily disclose personal information (e.g. user name, email address) on a bulletin board/user-generated page, that information can be collected and used by others and may result in unsolicited messages from other parties.
6. Legal Actions/Forum Selection Clause
These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Massachusetts. In the event of any claim arising out of violations of these Terms and Conditions of Use or other matters relating to this website where the WAGE Project is a party, you agree to submit to the personal jurisdiction of the courts of Massachusetts. In the event that any portion of these Terms and Conditions is deemed by a court to be invalid, the remaining provisions shall remain in full force and effect. You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action against the WAGE Project arising out of or related to this website, or the use of this website, must be filed within one year after such claim or cause of action arose and must be filed in a court in Massachusetts.
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