Terms of Service
The content displayed on the RJI websites, including the selection, arrangement, and design ("Content") is the property of RJI or its licensors, and is protected by copyright and other intellectual property laws. The Content may be used only for your personal and non-commercial use and may not be edited or modified for any purpose. By accessing the RJI websites, you agree not to reproduce, retransmit, distribute, disseminate, display, sell, publish, broadcast or circulate the Content to anyone, except that you may occasionally reproduce, distribute, display or transmit an insubstantial portion of Content, for a noncommercial purpose, to a limited number of individuals, provided you use the phrase "Used with permission from the RJI website, a service of the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute." All rights not expressly granted herein are hereby reserved.
RJI does not claim ownership of the Content you submit or make available for inclusion on the RJI websites. The Content is the property of the author of such Content. You agree to grant RJI a perpetual, royalty-free and irrevocable right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, sublicense, create derivative works from, transfer, and sell such Content in any format now known or hereafter created, and to use your name and other identifying information you provide in connection with that Content. You also permit any visitor or member of the RJI websites to use such Content for personal use as described above.
If you believe in good faith that any Content infringes your copyright, you may send us a notice requesting that the material be removed though we cannot guarantee that any action will be taken as a result of your correspondence. Notices should be sent here:
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Columbia, MO 65211-1200
3. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES AND LIABILITY.
You agree that your access to, and use of, the Service and the Content available on the RJI websites is on an "as-is", "as available" basis. The RJI websites include facts, views, opinions and recommendations of individuals and organizations deemed of interest, and RJI does not endorse these views, opinions and recommendations. RJI specifically disclaims any representations or warranties, express or implied, as to the RJI websites and the Content, including, without limitation, any representations or warranties of accuracy, completeness, timeliness, non-infringement, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. RJI will not be liable to you or anyone else for any loss or injury caused in whole or part by its negligence or contingencies beyond its control in procuring, compiling, interpreting, reporting or delivering the RJI websites and the Content. In no event will RJI be liable to you or anyone else for any decision made or action taken by you in reliance on the Content. RJI shall not be liable to you or anyone else for any damages (including, without limitation, consequential, special, incidental, indirect, or similar damages), other than direct damages, even if advised of the possibility of such damages. Because some states or jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for damages or the exclusion of certain types of warranties, parts or all of the above limitation may not apply to you.
4. LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES.
The RJI websites may contain hyperlinks to web sites operated by persons other than RJI. You agree not to hold RJI responsible for the content or operation of such websites. A hyperlink from the RJI websites to another website does not imply or mean that RJI endorses the content on that web site or the operator or operations of that site. You are solely responsible for determining the extent to which you may use any content at any other web sites to which you might link from the RJI websites.
5. ADDITIONAL LEGAL TERMS.
6. USER OBLIGATIONS.
In consideration of your use of the Service, you represent that you are of legal age to form a binding contract and are not a person barred from receiving services under the laws of the United States or other applicable jurisdiction. You agree to provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself upon registration and thereafter. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and account, and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your password or account. You agree to immediately notify the RJI websites of any unauthorized use of your password or account or any other breach of security. RJI cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this Section 6. You agree to comply with all local rules regarding online conduct and acceptable Content, including all applicable laws regarding thetransmission of technical data exported from the United States or the country in which you reside. You agree not to use the RJI websites or the Service to:
- upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available ("Post") any Content:
- that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, false or inaccurate, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable;
- that you do not have a right to make available under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as inside information, proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements); or
- that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights ("Rights") of any party;
- harm minors in any way;
- impersonate any person or entity, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;
- Post any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, "junk mail," "spam," "chain letters," "pyramid schemes," or any other form of solicitation;
- Post any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;
- interfere with or disrupt the Service or servers or networks connected to the Service, or disobey any requirements, procedures,policies or regulations of networks connected to the Service;
- violate any applicable local, state, national or international law, intentionally or unintentionally;
- "stalk" or otherwise harass another; and/or
- collect or store personal data about other users.
7. PRIVACY AND USE OF INFORMATION.
8. TRADEMARK INFORMATION.
The RJI logo and the other trademarks, service marks, logos and tradenames displayed on the RJI websites (the "RJI Marks") are the trademarks of RJI. You agree not to display or use the RJI Marks in any manner without RJI’s prior written consent.