Terms of Use

Last Updated May 16, 2006

Welcome to the web site for St. Louis Life, a non-profit Missouri organization, at http://stlouislife.org (“Website”). Please read these Conditions carefully. St. Louis Life enables individuals with developmental disabilities to achieve independent living and live full and enriched lives.

  1. Acceptance of Terms

    These Conditions, along with any other terms ad conditions that may appear on the Website from time to time, set forth the terms and conditions under which you may use and access the Website.

    BY ACCESSING THE WEBSITE AND/OR BY CHECKING THE BOX SIGNIFYING YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THESE CONDITIONS, YOU AGREE TO THESE CONDITIONS. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE CONDITIONS (WITHOUT MODIFICATION), YOU ARE NOT AUTHORIZED TO ACCESS OR OTHERWISE USE THE WEBSITE.

    St. Louis Life provides this Website resource to you, subject to these Conditions, which may be updated by us from time to time. When we do, we will also revise the "last updated" date at the top of these Conditions. BY USING THIS WEBSITE, YOU ARE AGREEING TO BE BOUND BY, AND TO COMPLY WITH THESE CONDITIONS. You can review the most current version of these Conditions any time at: http://stlouislife.org/termsofuse/

  2. Description of Service

    The Website currently provides users with a web portal for creating profiles, matching, and access to resources on nonprofit governance. Unless expressly stated otherwise, any new features that augment or enhance the Website shall be subject to these Conditions.

  3. Your Obligations

    You agree to use the Website solely for your personal use for viewing the content on the unsecured portion of the Website and for providing information to create your profile, and otherwise strictly in accordance with these Conditions.

    You agree to: (a) provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by the Website's registration forms, if applicable (the "Registration Data"); (b) maintain and promptly update the Registration Data to keep it true, accurate, current and complete, (c) not interfere with or disrupt the Website or servers or networks connected to the Website, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Website, and (d) not attempt to access any secure portion of the Website, unless expressly permitted by St. Louis Life prior to such access.

    You understand that the Website, and software embodied within the Website may include security components that permit digital materials to be protected, and that use of these materials is subject to usage rules set by St.Louis Life and/or content providers who provide content for the Website. You shall not attempt to override or circumvent any of the usage rules embedded into the Website. Any unauthorized reproduction, publication, further distribution or public exhibition of the materials provided on the Website, in whole or in part, is strictly prohibited.

    You will comply with all local laws and rules regarding online conduct and acceptable content.

  4. Indemnity

    You agree to indemnify and hold St. Louis Life and its affiliates, officers, agents, employees, partners, volunteers, and licensors harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of the Website, your connection to the Website, your violation of these Conditions, or your violation of any rights of another.

  5. General Practices Concerning The Website

    St. Louis Life is not responsible or liable for the deletion or failure to store any messages or other communications, or any content maintained or transmitted through the Website. St. Louis Life reserves the right to change these general practices at any time, at its sole discretion, with or without notice to you.

    St. Louis Life reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Website or any part thereof with or without notice to you. St. Louis Life will not be liable to you or to any third party for any such modification or discontinuance.

    You acknowledge, consent and agree that St. Louis Life may access, preserve and disclose any information knowingly or unknowingly provided by you if required to do so by law or in a good faith belief that such access, preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to: (a) comply with legal process; (b) enforce these Conditions; (c) respond to your requests for customer service; or (d) protect the rights, property or personal safety of St. Louis Life, its affiliates, users and/or the public.

  6. Termination

    St. Louis Life, in its sole discretion, may terminate your use of the Website and remove and discard any content placed on the website by you, for any reason, if St. Louis Life believes that you have violated or acted inconsistently with the letter or spirit of these Conditions. St. Louis Life may also, in its sole discretion and at any time, discontinue the Website, or any part thereof, with or without notice. Any termination of your access to the Website under any provision of these Conditions may be effected without prior notice. St. Louis Life may also bar any further access to the Website. St. Louis will not be liable to you or any third-party for any termination of your access to the Website.

  7. Third Party Links on the Website

    The Website provides links to other websites or resources. Because St. Louis Life has no control over such sites and resources, St. Louis Life is not responsible for the availability of any external sites or resources, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. St. Louis Life shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such site or resource. St. Louis Life shall not be held responsible for the accuracy, copyright or trademark compliance, legality, or decency of material contained in such websites, or that are otherwise provided to St. Louis Life by third parties. Remember that when you link to another site, that other site is governed by its own user agreement and privacy statement, which you should read prior to using such other website.

  8. St. Louis Life’s Proprietary Rights

    The Website, and any software used in connection with providing the Website ("Software") contain proprietary and confidential information that is protected by applicable intellectual property and other laws. Content contained in sponsor advertisements or copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents or other proprietary rights and laws protect information presented to you through the Website or by advertisers. Except as expressly authorized by St. Louis Life you agree not to modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute or create derivative works based on the Website or the Software, in whole or in part. St. Louis Life grants you a personal, non-transferable and non-exclusive right and license to use the object code of its Software to access the Website through a compatible web browser on a single computer; provided that you do not (and do not allow any third party to) copy, modify, create a derivative work of, reverse engineer, reverse assemble or otherwise attempt to discover any source code, sell, assign, sublicense, grant a security interest in or otherwise transfer any right in the Software. You will not modify the Software in any manner or form, or to use modified versions of the Software, including (without limitation) for the purpose of obtaining unauthorized access to the Website. You will not access the Website by any means other than through the interface that is provided by St. Louis Life. YOU AGREE NOT TO USE ANY SOFTWARE PRODUCT OR PROGRAM TO DOWNLOAD ANY PORTION OF THE WEBSITE FOR OFF-LINE DISPLAY.

  9. Disclaimer of Warranties

    YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT:

    YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE WEBSITE IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. St. Louis Life AND ITS AFFILIATES EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT, REASONABLE CARE, COMPATIBILITY, SECURITY, QUALITY, TIMELINESS, AVAILABILITY, COMPLETENESS, RELIABILITY, ACCURACY, AND/OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE (WHETHER OR NOT WE AND/OR ANY OF OUR AFFILIATES KNOW, HAVE REASON TO KNOW, HAVE BEEN ADVISED, OR ARE OTHERWISE IN FACT AWARE OF ANY SUCH PURPOSE), IN EACH INSTANCE IN RESPECT OF THE SITE (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ALL CONTENT).

    St. Louis Life MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT (i) THE WEBSITE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, (ii) THE WEBSITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE, (iii) THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE WEBSITE WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE, (iv) THE QUALITY OF ANY SERVICES, INFORMATION, OR OTHER MATERIAL OBTAINED BY YOU THROUGH THE WEBSITE WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS, AND (V) ANY ERRORS IN THE SOFTWARE WILL BE CORRECTED.

    ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND THAT YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH MATERIAL.

    WHILE St. Louis Life USES REASONABLE EFFORTS TO INCLUDE ACCURATE AND UP-TO-DATE INFORMATION ON ITS WEBSITE, IT DOES NOT PROMISE OR WARRANT THAT ANY ASPECT OF ITS WEBSITE WILL WORK PROPERLY OR WILL BE CONTINUOUSLY AVAILABLE. FURTHER, St. Louis Life ASSUMES NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY ERROR OR OMISSION IN RESPECT OF ITS WEBSITE INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE CONTENT. FURTHERMORE, St. Louis Life MAKES NO REPRESENTATION THAT MATERIALS OR CONTENT AVAILABLE THROUGH ITS WEBSITE ARE APPROPRIATE OR AVAILABLE FOR USE OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES AND THEREFORE, ACCESS TO THEM FROM TERRITORIES WHERE THEIR CONTENTS ARE ILLEGAL IS PROHIBITED.

    NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM St. Louis Life THROUGH OR FROM THE WEBSITE SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THIS Conditions.

  10. Limitation of Liability

    St. Louis Life WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF St. Louis Life HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), RESULTING FROM: (i) THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE WEBSITE; (ii) THE COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS AND SERVICES RESULTING FROM ANY GOODS, DATA, INFORMATION OR SERVICES PURCHASED OR OBTAINED OR MESSAGES RECEIVED OR TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO THROUGH OR FROM THE WEBSITE; (iii) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA; (iv) STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON THE WEBSITE; OR (v) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO, OR ANY CONTENT OR MATERIAL ON THE WEBSITE. IN ALL EVENTS, ST. LOUIS LIFE’S AGGREGATE LIABILITY FOR CLAIMS ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THESE CONDITIONS AND/OR THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THE WEBSITE (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY CONTENT THEREON) WHETHER BASED IN CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE SHALL BE LIMITED TO A MAXIMUM OF $50 (FIFTY U.S. DOLLARS). SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE DISCLAIMER OF SOME TYPES OF DAMAGES, SO SOME OF THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

  11. No Third Party Beneficiaries

    You agree that, except as otherwise expressly provided in these Conditions, there shall be no third-party beneficiaries to this agreement.

  12. Links, Frames and Metatags

    Subject to the provisions of this section, you may link to the home page of St. Louis Life as long as the link does not cast St. Louis Life in a false or misleading light. If you want to establish a permanent link to the Website, please send an email to [PROVIDE EMAIL OF SITE COORDINATOR] for further details. However, St. Louis Life reserves the right to demand that you not link to the Website without assigning any reason whatsoever. You agree to, within twenty-four (24) hours of receiving such a demand, permanently cease, directly or indirectly, linking to the Website or such portion of the Website as directed in the said demand. Further, you shall, under no circumstances, directly link to, or in any other manner provide information from, secured portion of the Website. You may neither frame any content on the Website, or use metatags or any other "hidden text" that incorporates St. Louis Life’s Trademarks or its name without its express prior written consent.

  13. Copyright

    St. Louis Life owns or licenses the copyright in all the materials on the Website, including text, graphics, logos, button icons, audio clips, photographs, and software, and those rights are protected by United States and international copyright laws and other intellectual property laws.

  14. Trademark Information

    St. Louis Life, the St. Louis Life logo, trademarks and service marks and other St. Louis Life logos and product and service names are trademarks of St. Louis Life (the "St. Louis Life Marks"). Without St. Louis Life’s prior permission, you agree not to display or use in any manner the St. Louis Life Marks.

  15. Governing Law

    The Website is hosted on servers located in the United States and is intended to be viewed by residents of the United States. The laws of the State of Missouri, U.S.A., except for its conflict of laws provisions, govern these Conditions. In the event you desire to initiate any suit against St. Louis Life arising out of or related to the Website (including, without limitation, the content of the Website) and/or these Conditions, you agree to bring such suit in the federal courts sitting in St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.A. unless no federal subject matter jurisdiction exists, in which case you agree to bring such suit in the state courts sitting in St. Louis County, Missouri, U.S.A. You further agree that St. Louis Life may initiate a suit against you arising out of or relating to the Website (including, without limitation, the content of the Website) and/or these Conditions in such courts as it may deem appropriate in its sole discretion, and you hereby waive all rights you may have or which may hereafter arise to contest jurisdiction or venue in such courts.

  16. General Information

    The failure of St. Louis Life to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Conditions shall not constitute a waiver of the right or provision. If any provision of these Conditions is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties' intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of these Conditions remain in full force and effect. Regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action you allege arising out of or related to use of the Website or these Conditions must be filed within one year after the claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred.

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