Untangling Our Roots Summit Terms and Conditions
Welcome to the Untangling Our Roots website. These terms and conditions outline the rules and regulations for the use of the Untangling Our Roots website, located at www.UntanglingOurRoots.org sponsored by Right to Know (RTK) and the National Association of Adoptees and Parents (NAAP). By accessing this website, we assume you accept these terms and conditions. Do not continue to use the Untangling Our Roots website if you do not agree to all the terms and conditions stated on this page.
- Hyperlinking to our Content
- Links on Our Website
- How to contact us
Unless otherwise stated, RTK and NAAP and/or its licensors own the intellectual property rights for all material the Untangling Our Roots website. All intellectual property rights are reserved. You may access this from the Untangling Our Roots website for your own personal use subjected to restrictions set in these terms and conditions. Permission is granted to temporarily download one copy of Right to Know per device for personal, non-commercial transitory viewing only. This is the grant of a license, not a transfer of title, and under this license you may not:
- modify or copy the materials;
- use the materials for any commercial purpose;
- remove any copyright or other proprietary notations from the materials; or
- transfer the materials to another person or “mirror” the materials on any other server.
This license shall automatically terminate if you violate any of these restrictions and may be terminated by RTK or NAAP at any time. You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you, RTK and NAAP due to this agreement or use of the website. Upon terminating your viewing of these materials or upon the termination of this license, you must destroy any downloaded materials in your possession whether in electronic or printed format.
Hyperlinking to our Content
The following organizations may link to the Untangling Our Roots website without prior written approval:
- Government agencies;
- Search engines;
- News organizations;
- Online directory distributors may link to this website in the same manner as they hyperlink to the Websites of other conferences;
- Our partner organizations; and
- System wide Accredited Businesses except soliciting non-profit organizations, charity shopping malls, and charity fundraising groups which may not hyperlink to our Web site.
These organizations may link to our home page, to publications or to other information so long as the link: (a) is not in any way deceptive; (b) does not falsely imply sponsorship, endorsement or approval of the linking party and its products and/or services; and (c) fits within the context of the linking party’s site.
We may consider and approve other link requests from the following types of organizations:
- commonly-known consumer and/or business information sources;
- dot.com community sites;
- associations or other groups representing charities;
- online directory distributors;
- internet portals;
- accounting, law and consulting firms; and
- educational institutions and trade associations.
We will approve link requests from these organizations if we decide that: (a) the link would not make us look unfavorably to ourselves or to our partners, summit speakers or attendees, or sponsors; (b) the organization does not have any negative records with us; and (c) the link is in the context of general resource information.
These organizations may link to our home page so long as the link: (a) is not in any way deceptive; (b) does not falsely imply sponsorship, endorsement or approval of the linking party and its products or services; and (c) fits within the context of the linking party’s site. If you are one of the organizations listed in paragraph 2 above and are interested in linking to our website, you must inform us by sending an e-mail to Untangling Our Roots. Please include your name, your organization name, contact information as well as the URL of your site, a list of any URLs from which you intend to link to our Website, and a list of the URLs on our site to which you would like to link. Wait 2-3 weeks for a response.
Without prior approval and written permission, you may not create frames around our webpages that do not alter in any way the visual presentation or appearance of our website.
We shall not be held responsible for any content that appears on your website. You agree to protect and defend us against all claims that is rising on your website. No link(s) should appear on any Website that may be interpreted as libelous, obscene or criminal, or which infringes, otherwise violates, or advocates the infringement or other violation of, any third-party rights.
Reservation of Rights
We reserve the right to request that you remove all links or any particular link to our website. You agree to immediately remove all links to our Website upon request. We also reserve the right to amen these terms and conditions and it’s linking policy at any time. By continuously linking to our Website, you agree to be bound to and follow these linking terms and conditions.
Links on Our Website
If you find any link on our website that is offensive for any reason, you are free to contact and inform us any moment. We will consider requests to remove links, but we are not obligated to or so or to respond to you directly. We do not ensure that the information on this website is correct, we do not warrant its completeness or accuracy; nor do we promise to ensure that the website remains available or that the material on the website is kept up to date.
Disclaimer & Indemnification
To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, we exclude all representations, warranties and conditions relating to our website and the use of this website. Nothing in this disclaimer will:
- limit or exclude our or your liability for death or personal injury;
- limit or exclude our or your liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation;
- limit any of our or your liabilities in any way that is not permitted under applicable law; or
- exclude any of our or your liabilities that may not be excluded under applicable law.
The limitations and prohibitions of liability set in this Section and elsewhere in this disclaimer: (a) are subject to the preceding paragraph; and (b) govern all liabilities arising under the disclaimer, including liabilities arising in contract, in tort and for breach of statutory duty.
As long as the website and the information and services on the website are provided free of charge, we will not be liable for any loss or damage of any nature. Additionally, you agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless RTK and NAAP, its officers, directors, employees, agents and third parties, for any losses, costs, liabilities and expenses (including reasonable attorney’s fees) relating to or arising out of your use of or inability to use the website.
How to Contact Us
If you have any questions about our organizations and the Untangling Our Roots website terms and conditions policy, the data we hold on you, or you would like to exercise one of your data protection rights, please do not hesitate to contact us. Email us at: info@UntanglingOurRoots.org, info@RightToKnow.us, or info@NAAPUnited.org.