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Sustainable Scarsdale contains links to outside sources, provides a forum for the community’s ideas and events, covers potentially controversial local issues, and attempts to keep residents informed on sustainability issues. So that we may carry out this mission unhindered, we ask that you first agree to our Terms of Use.

Terms of Use

Welcome to the Scarsdale Forum’s Sustainable Scarsdale Committee Web site. If you continue to browse and use this Web site, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use, which together with our Privacy Policy govern our relationship with you pertaining to this Web site. If you do not agree with any part of these Terms of Use, please do not use this Web site.

Sustainable Scarsdale is a committee of the Scarsdale Forum Inc. (formerly the Town and Village Civic Club Education Forum Inc.)  The term “Sustainable Scarsdale”, “us”, “we” or “our” refers to the Scarsdale Forum Inc., with an office at PO Box 86, Scarsdale, New York 10583. The term “you” refers to the user or viewer of this Web site.

The use of this Web site is subject to the following other terms of use:

  1. Content. The content on this site is for general information only. We reserve the right to alter or delete materials from this Web site at any time, and to make other changes without notice.  It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any information, products, services or materials available on or through this Web site meet your specific requirements.  You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly disclaim liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law. To the extent this Web site includes information provided by third parties, we have not independently verified the accuracy of this information or the third party’s right to post the information. You agree that access to and use of this Web site and the content thereof is at your own risk.
  2. Privacy. We respect the privacy of our Web site users.  Our Privacy Policy, located on the Web site of the Scarsdale Forum Inc.,is applicable to this Web site.  Please refer to such Privacy Policy for an explanation of users’ rights and responsibilities with respect to information that is disclosed on this Web site.
  3. Third Party Web sites and Links. This Web site may contain links or references to other Web sites maintained by third parties, over whom we have no control. Such links are provided merely as a convenience, and often solely as pointers to information on topics that may be useful to users of this Web site.    Inclusion of any third party link does not constitute or imply an endorsement or recommendation by us of any nature whatsoever. Similarly, this Web site may be accessed from third party links over which we have no control.  We have no responsibility for the content of or the practices employed by, Web sites linked to or from our Web site, nor the information or content contained therein.

Please remember that when you use a link to go from our Web site to another Web site, our Privacy Policy is no longer in effect.  Your browsing and interaction on any other Web site, including Web sites which have a link on this Web site, are subject to that Web site’s own rules and policies. Please read over those rules and policies before proceeding.

  1. Your Content.  This Web site allows you to submit content in the form of ideas and comments.  You retain ownership of any intellectual property rights that you hold in that content. In short, what belongs to you stays yours.  However, by posting, uploading, transmitting, sending or otherwise making available content or engaging in any other form of communication with us (on or through this Web Site or otherwise) you irrevocably grant us an irrevocable, royalty-free, perpetual, non-exclusive, unrestricted, worldwide right and license to copy, reproduce, modify, edit, crop, alter, revise, adapt, translate, enhance, reformat, remix, rearrange, resize, create derivative works of, incorporate into other works, move, remove, delete, erase, store, cache, aggregate, publish, post, display, distribute, broadcast, perform, transmit, rent, sell, share, sublicense, syndicate, or otherwise provide to others, use and exploit or change all such content and communications in any medium (now in existence or hereinafter developed) and for any purpose, including commercial purposes, and to authorize others to do so. Among other things, this means that we may use any ideas, comments, suggestions, developments, and/or inventions that you post, upload, transmit, send or otherwise make available in any manner as we see fit without any compensation or attribution to you.

By submitting content, you attest that you have (a) the necessary rights to grant us this license, and the necessary rights, consents, and permissions to submit to us and authorize us to use all patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights in and to any and all such submissions to enable inclusion and use of such submissions in the manner contemplated by us and these Terms of Use, (b) the written consent, release, and/or permission of each and every identifiable individual person in such submissions to use the name or likeness of each and every such identifiable individual person to enable inclusion and use of such submissions in the manner contemplated by us and these Terms of Use, and (c) submitted such content under your legal name.  In furtherance of the foregoing, you agree that you will not: (i) submit material that is copyrighted, trademarked, protected by trade secret or otherwise subject to third party proprietary rights, including privacy and publicity rights, unless you are the owner of such rights or have permission from their rightful owner to post the material and to grant us all of the rights granted herein, (ii) publish falsehoods or misrepresentations that could damage us or any third party, (iii) submit material that (A) is unlawful, obscene, defamatory, libelous, threatening, pornographic, sexually explicit, harassing, hateful, degrading of others, racially or ethnically offensive, (B) encourages conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, (C) gives rise to civil liability, (D) violates any law, or is otherwise inappropriate, (E) violates a person’s right to privacy, (F) contains or advocates illegal or violent acts, (G) is predatory, hateful or intended to intimidate or harass, (H) misrepresents your affiliation, or (I) impersonates others, or (iv) post advertisements or solicitations of any kind.

  1. Other’s Content; No Endorsement.  This Web site displays some content that is not ours. This content is the sole responsibility of the person or entity that makes it available. We do not necessarily endorse, support, sanction, encourage, verify, or agree with the comments, opinions, or statements posted, uploaded, transmitted, sent or otherwise made available on or through this Web site by others, including without limitation in our social, community, and public discussion areas, bulletin boards, forums, chats, blogs, columns, articles or elsewhere. Any content posted, uploaded, transmitted, sent or otherwise made available on or through this Web site by others, including advice and opinions, are the views and responsibility of those who post the content and do not necessarily represent our views. You agree that we are not responsible, and shall have no liability to you (or anyone claiming through you), with respect to any content posted, uploaded, transmitted, sent or otherwise made available on or through this Web site, whether or not such content violates these Terms of Use.
  2. Certain Content. Please be aware that any content you disclose in publicly accessible portions of this Web site may be available to other users, so you should be mindful of personally identifiable information and sensitive content you may wish to post. We do not undertake or assume any duty to monitor our site for inappropriate or unlawful content, and assume no responsibility or liability which may arise from the content thereof, including, but not limited to, claims for defamation, libel, slander, infringement, invasion of privacy and publicity rights, obscenity, pornography, profanity, fraud, or misrepresentation.

We may review or monitor content, including any content submitted by you or others, to determine whether it is illegal or violates our policies. But that does not necessarily mean that we will review or monitor content, so please don’t assume that we do. Notwithstanding the foregoing, we have the right, but not the obligation, to block or remove communications, postings or materials at any time that we deem inappropriate for any reason whatsoever without consent. We further reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to remove a user’s privilege to post content on this Web site.

  1. Your Age. You certify that you are at least 13 years of age. If you are under the age of 13, please do not submit any content to us. If you are under the age of 18 but at least 13 years of age, you may submit content only with the permission of, and under the supervision of, a parent or legal guardian. If you are a parent or legal guardian agreeing to these rules for the benefit of an individual between the ages of 13 and 18, please be advised that you are fully responsible for his or her submissions and any legal liability that he or she may incur.
  1. Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liability.  This Web site is available “as is.” We do not warrant that this Web site will be uninterrupted or error-free. There may be delays, omissions, interruptions and inaccuracies in the information or other materials available through this Web site. Neither we nor any party involved in creating, producing or delivering this Web site or any content accessible on or through this Web site shall be liable for any damages, including without limitation, direct, indirect, special, incidental, consequential or punitive damages, arising out of access to, use of or inability to use this Web site, or any content available on or through this Web site, including lost revenues or profits, loss of business or loss of data, in any way related to this Web site or for any claim, loss or injury based on errors, omissions, interruptions or other inaccuracies in this Web site or any web site that may be linked to this Web site (including without limitation as a result of breach of any warranty or other term of these Terms of Use).  We are not responsible in any way for third-party information, products, services or materials that may be linked to this Web site (including without limitation for the availability or content of that information, products, services or material, or for any information, products, services or material purchased on those Web sites), nor for any products or services that may be advertised by third parties on this Web site. We make no warranties, representations or guarantees of any kind, express or implied, as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness, reliability or suitability of any information, product, service or material contained in or available through this Web site and shall have no liability for any damages or injuries of any kind arising from such information, product, service or material.  We disclaim all warranties, express or implied, including warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. These limitations include any commitment about the content, the ability of the content to meet your needs, and damages to, or for any viruses, devices and defects that infect, your computer equipment or files. Although we may take steps to prevent the introduction of viruses, worms, “trojan horses” or other destructive materials to our Web site, we do not guarantee or warrant that our Web site or information that may be downloaded from this Web site do not contain such destructive features. We are not liable for any damages or harm attributable to such features. If you rely on our site or any information, product, service or material available on or through this Web site, you do so solely at your own risk.
  2. Reproduction. This Web site contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but is not limited to, design, layout, look, appearance and graphics. Reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with the appropriate copyright notice. Unless expressly permitted, you may not copy, reproduce, distribute, publish, enter into a database, display, perform, modify, create derivative works from, transmit or in any way exploit any part of our site or any content thereon, except as permitted under the last sentence of this Section 8 and except that you may make one print copy that is limited to occasional articles of personal interest only. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing (but subject to the last sentence of this Section 8), you may not distribute any part of this Web site or any content thereon over any network, including, without limitation, a local area network, or sell or offer it for sale. In addition, these files may not be used to construct any kind of database. However, just as we from time to time excerpt materials from other sources in order to support the various commentaries and writings contained herein, we respect the right of others to make “fair use” of the materials contained on this Website; accordingly, you may from time to time excerpt and use materials set forth on this Web site consistent with the principles of “fair use”.
  3. Indemnification.  You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless us, our licensors, vendors, service providers, and each of our and their respective officers, directors, members, employees, independent and sub-contractors, agents, representatives, successors and assigns (collectively, “Indemnitees”) from and against any and all claims, disputes, demands, proceedings, cause of action, judgments, damages, liabilities, losses, costs or expense (including, but not limited to reasonable attorneys’ fees) of any kind and nature, known and unknown, suspected and unsuspected, disclosed and undisclosed which may arise out of or are in any way connected with your access, visitation and/or use of this Web site, your content, your use of content obtained on or through this Web site, your breach or alleged breach of these Terms of Use, or from any of your acts or omissions in connection therewith.
  4. Governing Laws. These Terms of Use and your use of this Web site shall be governed by the laws of the State of New York without regard to its conflicts of laws principles. Any legal action or proceeding related to this Web site shall be brought exclusively in a federal or state court of competent jurisdiction sitting in the County of Westchester, New York.
  5. Miscellaneous. No information on this Web site is a substitute for obtaining legal advice from your own legal counsel. Unauthorized use of this Web site may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offense.  We reserve the right to change these Terms of Use or to modify any features of this Web site at any time. If any provision of this Agreement is held to be unlawful, void or unenforceable, then such provision shall be severable without affecting the enforceability of all remaining provisions.  The paragraph headings are for convenience of reference only and do not define or limit the scope or intent of these Terms of Use.

The Agreement

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