Welcome to ViaNolaVie (the “Site” / “we” / “us” / “our”). Please read these Terms and Conditions before using the Site or submitting content for publication. You agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions if you continue to use this Site or if you submit content to this Site in any form.
We reserve the right to change these Terms and Conditions at any time. The most current version of these Terms and Conditions will always be posted on this Site. If you continue to use our site, you agree to be bound by the any changes to the Terms and Conditions.
1. Site Access and Features.
We make this Site available “as is” and make no guarantee that content or features will be available without interruption of service. Also, site features may be changed or discontinued at any time. You agree that we are not liable to you or third parties for any lack of availability, changes, or discontinuances.
To post or comment on this Site, you must create an account. You may not open an account on behalf of a company, organization, or other entity, unless you are authorized to do so. You may never use another User’s account without permission. Also, you may not create more than one account. If we find that you have opened more than one account, we have the right to terminate both accounts. If you wish to protect your identity, you may use a pseudonym. We may use your signup email to send you occasional emails regarding Site content or your account.
You are responsible for all activity on your account.
We also have the right to terminate your access to our site for any reason for the protection of our Site and our users.
3. Copyrights and Creative Commons Licensing.
We have rights in our Site, and you grant certain rights when you submit content:
Our Site (including all text, photographs, graphics, video and audio content contained on this Site) is protected as a collective work or compilation under the copyright laws of the United States and other countries. We have all rights to this collective work or compilation, subject to the rights of our licensors and licensees under applicable agreements.
Copyrights to all content submitted to this Site belongs to the individual authors. However, by submitting content to this site, you agree to license your work under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License (CC-BY-NC).
This license allows us, and others, to copy and redistribute the material and to remix, transform, and build upon the material under the following terms:
More information about the CC-BY-NC license can be found at: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/.
Also, if you post or submit content to this Site, you have given us permission to publish your work on this site and affiliated outlets, such as any social media accounts and email.
“ViaNolaVie” and all “Tulane”-related trademarks and service marks are owned by Tulane. All “NolaVie” trademarks and service marks are owned by Partnership for Action. By using this Site or contributing content, you do not acquire any rights to any of our trademarks and service marks.
5. If your copyright is being infringed.
This Site handles copyright infringement in accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (the “DMCA”). You may submit a notice under the DMCA to our Designated Agent. The instructions for submission of an infringement notice can be found at: http://tulane.edu/copyright-notice.
If confirmed, we will remove the infringing material and send a confirmation notice.
The email contact for Tulane’s DMCA Designated Agent is: firstname.lastname@example.org.
6. No Responsibility for Opinions Expressed by Contributors.
ViaNolaVie enables publication by others and is an Internet Service Provider. Content posted on this Site is the sole responsibility of the individual authors and its accuracy and completeness is not endorsed or guaranteed. By enabling publication, ViaNolaVie is not adopting any obligation or liability related to content posted on this Site.
7. Responsibility for Your Contributions and Any Resulting Harm.
You are solely responsible for your own submissions and the consequences of posting or contributing works to this Site. In posting or contributing to this Site, you represent and warrant to us that you will not: (a) submit material that is copyrighted or protected by other intellectual property rights, including privacy and publicity rights, unless you are the owner of such rights or have permission from their rightful owner; (b) publish falsehoods or misrepresentations that could damage us or any third party; (c) submit material that is unlawful, obscene, defamatory, libelous, threatening, pornographic, harassing, hateful, racially or ethnically offensive, or encourages conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, violate any law, or is otherwise inappropriate or constitutes plagiarism; or (d) post advertisements or solicitations of business.
We reserve the right to remove or not publish submissions without prior notice to you.
OUR SITE IS AVAILABLE “AS IS.” WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT OUR SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE. WE DO NOT MAKE ANY WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THOSE OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, WITH RESPECT TO OUR SITE OR ANY INFORMATION OR GOODS AVAILABLE ON OR LINKED THROUGH OUR SITE. WE DO NOT MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS, NOR DO WE ENDORSE THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, TIMELINESS OR RELIABILITY OF ANY STATEMENTS, ADVICE, OPINIONS, OR OTHER INFORMATION DISPLAYED OR OTHERWISE AVAILABLE THROUGH OUR SITE. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO CORRECT ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS ON OUR SITE. ALTHOUGH WE INTEND TO TAKE REASONABLE STEPS TO PREVENT THE INTRODUCTION OF VIRUSES, WORMS, “TROJAN HORSES” OR OTHER DESTRUCTIVE ELEMENTS TO OUR SITE, WE CANNOT, AND DO NOT, GUARANTEE THAT OUR SITE OR ANY CONTENT ON OUR SITE WILL BE FREE FROM SUCH FEATURES AND WE ARE NOT LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR HARM ATTRIBUTABLE TO SUCH FEATURES.
CONTENT ON OUR SITE IS FOR YOUR REFERENCE ONLY AND SHOULD NOT BE RELIED UPON BY YOU FOR ANY PURPOSE. IF YOU RELY ON OUR SITE AND ANY INFORMATION AVAILABLE THROUGH OUR SITE, YOU DO SO SOLELY AT YOUR OWN RISK.
INFORMATION CREATED BY THIRD PARTIES THAT YOU MAY ACCESS ON OUR SITE OR THROUGH LINKS IS NOT ADOPTED OR ENDORSED BY US AND REMAINS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF SUCH THIRD PARTIES. WE ARE NOT RESPONSBILE FOR THE AVAILABILITY OR CONTENT OF OTHER PROVIDERS OR SERVICES THAT MAY BE LINKED TO OUR SITE.
9. We May be Legally Compelled to Disclose Certain Information.
In the event we receive a subpoena issued by a court or from a law enforcement or government agency, we may comply with such subpoenas with or without your consent (depending on the facts of the situation and the nature of the subpoena) and may disclose your IP address, username, name, IP location, or other information that we may have for your account.
10. Our Liability to You is Limited.
ViaNolaVie and its affiliates, and their respective members, directors, officers, managers, employees, shareholders, agents and licensors are not liable for incidental, indirect, consequential, special, punitive, or exemplary damages of any kind, including, without limitation, lost revenues or profits, loss of business or loss of data, in any way related to this site or for any claim, loss or injury based on errors, omissions, interruptions or other inaccuracies in our site (including, without limitation, as a result of breach of any warranty or other term of these Terms and Conditions). Any claim against us shall be limited to the amount you paid, if any, for use of our site.
We will collect no personal information from you unless you choose to provide that information to us. You are free to peruse our website anonymously. We may, however, collect non-personally identifiable IP addresses and web site usage information when you visit our Site.
If you choose to provide your personal information by creating an account, you may receive emails from us. This Site may contain links to other sites. This Site is not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites. You should read their privacy policies before sharing your personal information on any linked sites.
12. Any Dispute Between Us Will be Governed by Louisiana Law.
These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by the laws of the United States and the State of Louisiana, applicable to agreements made and to be performed therein without regard to conflict of laws principles. BY CONTINUING TO USE OUR SITE, YOU AGREE TO ABIDE BY THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS.