Terms and Conditions
Introduction and Acknowledgment
The Alliance to End Plastic Waste (the “AEPW”) maintains this website (the “Website”) for informational purposes only. Access and use of this Website by you are governed exclusively by these terms and conditions (“Terms and Conditions”). By accessing and using this Website, you acknowledge that you have read, accept, and will be bound by, these Terms and Conditions. The AEPW reserves the right to modify or amend these Terms and Conditions at any time without notice.
Third Party Internet Websites
The AEPW may from time to time provide links and pointers at this Website to Internet sites of third parties (“Third Party Sites”). These links and pointers to Third Party Sites are provided as a convenience only. The AEPW has not reviewed, and does not operate or control in any respect, any information, products or services available on Third Party Sites, and the AEPW is not responsible for any information provided at any Third Party Sites. The AEPW makes no representations and provides no warranties whatsoever concerning Third Party Sites, and the fact that the AEPW has provided a link to any Third Party Site on this Website does not constitute an endorsement, authorization, sponsorship or affiliation by the AEPW with respect to such Third Party Site or its owners or providers or any products or services mentioned or offered at the Third Party Site. The AEPW expressly disclaims any responsibility for the content, the accuracy of the information and/or quality of products or services provided by, advertised on, or sold through, all Third Party Sites.
Timeliness of Information
All press releases and other information contained in this Website were, to the best of the AEPW’s knowledge, timely and accurate when issued. However, the passage of time can render staleness, and the AEPW is not responsible for any misconceptions which may result from the reading of dated material. You should carefully check the dates of issuance of the information contained in this Website.
Content and Liability Disclaimer
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User Provided Information
Except for personal data, which shall be governed by the above Privacy Statement, any information or material received from you shall be deemed to have been provided by you and received by the AEPW on a non-confidential basis. By communicating with the AEPW, you automatically grant the AEPW a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, nonexclusive license to use, reproduce, modify, publish, edit, translate, distribute, perform, and display the communication or any information therein alone or as part of other works in any form, media, or technology, whether now known or hereafter developed, for any purpose and to sublicense such rights to third parties.
This Website, including text, graphics, audio, design, software, and all derivative works based on any of the foregoing, is the copyrighted work of the AEPW or is used by the AEPW subject to permission of the copyright owner. The AEPW’s presentation of information on this Website does not confer any proprietary or other rights in its trademarks, trade names, copyrights, patents or other proprietary rights or information nor is it intended to infringe patent rights or other intellectual property rights held by others. You have no right, title or interest (and no copyright, trademark or other intellectual property right) in or to the Website or any Materials and you agree not to “frame” or “mirror” the Website, any material contained on or accessible from this Website on any other server or Internet-based device without the advanced written authorization of the AEPW. You agree not to interrupt or attempt to interrupt the operation of the Website in any way. You agree to abide by all additional restrictions displayed on the Website as it may be updated from time to time.
Except where otherwise noted, permission to use press releases and FAQs from the Website is granted, provided that (1) none of the copyright, trademark, or other proprietary notices are removed, (2) the materials are not edited or modified in any way without prior written consent, (3) use of such materials is for informational and non-commercial or personal use only and may not be used in a misleading or deceptive manner, and (4) you do not use any materials, without express written permission, in a manner that suggests an association with any of our initiatives or other activities. Further, you agree to abide by all additional copyright notices, information, or restrictions contained in any material or content on the Website.
No Legal Advice
Nothing contained on the Website is intended as, nor shall be construed as, legal advice, guidance, or interpretation. No attorney-client relationship is established between the AEPW and you by your using the Website. The information provided is for general informational purposes only, and questions about any law, statute, or regulation should be directed to an attorney with expertise in the relevant area.
The AEPW makes no representation that materials on the Website are appropriate or available for use in locations outside the United States. Those who choose to access the Website from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.
AEPW and its logo (collectively “Marks”) are trademarks or registered trademarks of AEPW in the United States and other countries. Other brand names, company names, service marks, logos and trade dress on the Website may be trademarks or service marks of others. Your use of the Marks on this Website in any manner other than as permitted herein, or as authorized in writing by AEPW, is strictly prohibited.
Unauthorized use of any Materials contained on this Website may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, certain communications statutes and regulations and other applicable laws and regulations. You shall indemnify and hold the AEPW and its officers, directors, employees, affiliates, agents, licensors, and partners harmless from and against any and all costs, damages, liabilities, and expenses (including attorneys’ fees) incurred in relation to, arising from, or for the purpose of avoiding, any claim or demand from a third party that your use of the Website violates any applicable law or regulation, or the rights of any third party.
Any disputes that may arise concerning this Website and the information contained herein shall be governed by the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia, United States of America (without regard to conflicts of law principles). All proceedings, which may arise out of, or in connection with, this Website shall be brought solely in the appropriate state or federal courts in the Commonwealth of Virginia’s counties of (1) Arlington; (2) Fairfax; (3) Prince William; or (4) Alexandria.
These Terms and Conditions constitutes the entire and only agreement between the AEPW and you and supersedes any and all prior or contemporaneous agreements, representations, warranties, and understandings concerning this Website.
These Terms & Conditions were last updated on January 10, 2019.