Terms of Use

By using this site (the Site), you signify your agreement to all terms, conditions, and notices contained or referenced herein (the Terms of Use). If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, please do not use the Site. Sustainable Life Media (SLM) reserves the right, in its discretion, to update or revise these Terms of Use. Please check periodically for changes. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of any changes to the Terms of Use constitutes acceptance of those changes.
 
General
You may not use the Site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms of Use, or to solicit the performance of any illegal activity or other activity which infringes the rights of SLM or others. Without limiting the foregoing, you may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to any portion of the Site or any other systems or networks connected to the Site by hacking or any other illegitimate means.
 
Additional terms and conditions may apply to specific portions of the Site, which terms are made a part of these Terms of Use by reference. You agree to abide by such other terms and conditions. If there is a conflict between these Terms of Use and the terms posted for or applicable to a specific portion of the Site, the latter terms shall control with respect to your use of that portion of the Site.
 
Third-Party Sites
The Site may link you to other websites on the Internet. These other websites are not under the control of SLM, and you acknowledge that SLM is not responsible for the accuracy, copyright compliance, legality, decency, or any other aspect of the content of such sites. The inclusion of such a link does not imply endorsement of the site by SLM or any association with its operators.
 
Proprietary Rights
You acknowledge and agree that the content and materials available on the Site, including without limitation all text, graphics, user interfaces, visual interfaces, photographs, trademarks, logos, video media, artwork, design, structure, selection, coordination, expression, look and feel and the arrangement thereof, are protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks or other proprietary rights and laws. This work is licensed under a CreativeCommons License. Copyright Sustainable Life Media Inc. 2002-2007.
 
You agree not to sell, license, rent, modify, distribute, copy, reproduce, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, publish, adapt, edit, compile, or create derivative works from such content or materials. Use of the content or materials for any purpose not expressly permitted in these Terms of Use is prohibited.
 
Linking to the Site
Generally, SLM does not mind if you have a text link from your website to the Site. However, you may not frame or mirror the Site or incorporate pieces of it into a different website or product. Further, you may not link to the Site if you create or post any illegal, obscene or offensive content, or if the link in any way has a negative impact on our reputation.
 
User Content
Some of the Content displayed on the Site may be generated by users of the Site over whom SLM exercises no control (User Content), which Content you may find objectionable, inappropriate, or offensive. SLM disavows responsibility for User Content to the extent permitted by law, and has no obligation to screen User Content in advance. SLM may in its sole discretion remove or alter any User Content which it deems not to conform to these Terms of Use, or take any other actions with respect to User Content. The Company has no liability or responsibility to users for performance or nonperformance of such activities.
 
Registered User Account, Password, and Security
On an optional basis, you may choose to register and create a personal account by providing personalized information. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the user ID and password, and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your account. SLM does not retain liability or responsibility for such use.
 
Indemnification
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless SLM and its affiliates and their respective employees, contractors, officers, and directors from all liabilities, claims, and expenses, including attorneys fees, that arise from your use or misuse of the Site. SLM reserves the right, at it own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will cooperate with SLM in asserting any available defenses.
 
International Use
SLM makes no representation that materials on the Site are appropriate or available for use in locations outside the United States, and accessing them is prohibited in territories where viewing or downloading their content is in violation of local law. Those who choose to access the Site from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.
 
Procedure for Making Claims of Copyright Infringement
If you believe that your work has been copied and is accessible on the Site in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please contact us immediately.
 
Choice of Law and Forum
These Terms of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York, excluding its conflicts of law rules. You expressly agree that the exclusive jurisdiction for any claim or action arising out of or relating to these Terms of Use or your use of the Site shall be the state or federal courts located in the State of New York, and you further agree and submit to the exercise of personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purpose of litigating any such claim or action.
 
Severability and Integration
Unless otherwise specified herein, these Terms of Use, together with the Privacy Policy, constitute the entire agreement between you and SLM with respect to the Site and supersede all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals (whether oral, written, or electronic) between you and SLM with respect to the Site. If any part of these Terms of Use is held invalid or unenforceable, that portion shall be construed in a manner consistent with applicable law to reflect, as nearly as possible, the original intentions of the parties, and the remaining portions shall remain in full force and effect.
 
Termination
SLM reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to all or part of the Site, with or without notice.
 
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
ALL MATERIALS, INFORMATION AND SERVICES INCLUDED IN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE (THE CONTENT) ARE PROVIDED AS IS AND AS AVAILABLE FOR YOUR USE. THE CONTENT IS PROVIDED WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NONINFRINGEMENT. SLM DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE CONTENT IS ACCURATE, RELIABLE OR CORRECT; THAT THE SITE WILL BE AVAILABLE AT ANY PARTICULAR TIME OR LOCATION; THAT ANY DEFECTS OR ERRORS WILL BE CORRECTED; OR THAT THE CONTENT IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. YOUR USE OF THE SITE IS SOLELY AT YOUR RISK. BECAUSE SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT PERMIT THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES, THESE EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
 
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL SLM BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE SITE. THIS LIMITATION APPLIES WHETHER THE ALLEGED LIABILITY IS BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR ANY OTHER BASIS, EVEN IF SLM HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE. BECAUSE SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SLMS LIABILITY IN SUCH JURISDICTIONS SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

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