MEA Legal Notices

MEA LogoAgreement
Limitations on Use
Commercial Use of The Media Ecology Association Site Materials and Screen Shots
General Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability
Choice of Laws and Jurisdiction
Severability
Linking to Our Site
Guidelines for Material Sent to The Media Ecology Association Concerning The Media Ecology Association Site

The Media Ecology Association maintains this site as a service to its members. By using sites owned and operated by The Media Ecology Association or its affiliates, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms of use, which may change at any time.

Agreement

By using the Media Ecology Association site (the “Site”) and having the benefit of viewing any part of it, you automatically agree in return to be bound by the terms and conditions contained within this statement (the “Agreement”). The Media Ecology Association may change the terms of this Agreement from time to time. If so, we will notify users of any such changes by online postings. If you continue to use the site after the posting of any notice of change, you automatically agree to be bound by such changes. The Media Ecology Association will not be bound by any changes you attempt to make to this Agreement, as it may be modified by The Media Ecology Association from time to time, unless The Media Ecology Association agrees to your changes in a writing authorized by its Principals.

Limitations on Use

All content, including all text, graphics, hypertext links, formatting and other visible characteristics of this Site (the “Content”) is Copyright © 2003 by The Media Ecology Association of Companies. The Media Ecology Association reserves all rights in the Content, which is protected not only by U.S. copyright law, but by international treaty provisions. You may make a single copy of the Content for your own personal, non-commercial use, provided you do not alter the Content in any way. You may not distribute the Content, or otherwise make it available to others, without the prior written permission of The Media Ecology Association.

Commercial Use of The Media Ecology Association Site Materials and Screen Shots

Reproduction, copying, or redistribution for commercial purposes of any materials or design elements on The Media Ecology Association site is strictly prohibited without the express written permission of The Media Ecology Association. Permission is granted only when certain limited criteria are met. To request such permission please send email with the word permission in the subject line, and include the following information in the body of the message:

  • The Media Ecology Association content you wish to use.
  • Where and how will it be used (for example, a book cover, an advertisement, or a brochure).
  • Where and how copies will be distributed and to what audience.
  • How many copies will be produced and distributed.
  • When you intend to publish
  • Other non-Media Ecology Association materials that will be associated with the MEA content.
  • Your name, title, affiliation, address, email address, and phone number.

We will evaluate your request as soon as possible. The Media Ecology Association reserves the right to refuse permission to copy, distribute, broadcast, or publish any of its copyrighted material.

General Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability

This Site contains facts, opinions, views, statements, and recommendations of The Media Ecology Association and of third parties, all of which are provided for your general information and entertainment; The Media Ecology Association does not represent or endorse the accuracy, timeliness, or reliability of any advice, opinion, statement, or other information displayed, uploaded, or distributed through the Site.

The Media Ecology Association expressly disclaims any and all warranties, express and implied, including, without limitation: (a) any warranties as to the availability, accuracy, completeness, or content of information, products, or services which are part of the Site; and (b) warranties of fitness for a particular purpose, merchantability, or against infringement. In no event will the The Media Ecology Association, its affiliates, licensors, employees, agents, or contractors be liable to you, or to anyone, for any damages or losses, including without limitation indirect, consequential, special, incidental, or punitive damages in any way resulting from or caused by the Site, its public posting, bulletin boards, its content, or any errors or omissions in its content, even if advised of the possibility of such damages.

Choice of Laws and Jurisdiction

You agree that the laws of New York and, where applicable, of the United States, will apply in any matter arising out of your use of the Site. Any claim with respect to this Agreement or your use of the Site must be filed with the appropriate dispute resolution authority in the county of the Bronx, State of New York, within one calendar year from the date your claim first arose, or the claim shall be barred forever. You understand that our Site is a “passive” posting of information. No communications, inquiries, or transactions of any kind which you may wish to pursue as the result of having viewed our Site are accepted or authorized until received and acknowledged by The Media Ecology Association at its principal place of organization in New York, U.S.A.

Severability

Any decision by an appropriate dispute resolution authority holding any part of this Agreement unenforceable will apply only to that part, and will not affect any other part of this Agreement.

Linking to Our Site

Anyone linking to The Media Ecology Association must comply with the Guidelines for Linking to The Media Ecology Association site and all applicable laws. If you would like to link to The Media Ecology Association site, please read and comply with the following guidelines.

Guidelines for Linking to The Media Ecology Association Site

A site that links to The Media Ecology Association site:

  • May link to, but not replicate, The Media Ecology Association Site content.
  • Should not create a browser or border environment around The Media Ecology Association.

Site content:

  • Should not imply that The Media Ecology Association is endorsing it or its products.
  • Should not misrepresent its relationship with The Media Ecology Association.
  • Should not present false information about The Media Ecology Association’s activities.
  • Should not use The Media Ecology Association logo without permission from The Media Ecology Association.
  • Should not contain content that could be construed as distasteful, offensive, or controversial, and should contain only content that is appropriate for all age groups.

Guidelines for Material Sent to The Media Ecology Association Concerning The Media Ecology Association Site

Unfortunately, prudence dictates that—to avoid legal disputes in the future—we must ask you not to send us suggestions unless you agree that we will own what you send.


 

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