Legal Notice

Terms and Conditions of Use

Terms of Use
Copyright Notice
Use of Web Site
Linking to the TCRC Web Site Submissions
Third Party Web Sites No Prescreening or Editing
Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitations on Liability
Indemnification
Miscellaneous Legal Provisions

Terms of Use

Tri-Counties Regional Center (TCRC) makes information available on this web site, subject to the following terms and conditions. Use of this site signifies your agreement with the following terms of use. If you do not agree with any of these terms of use, please do not use this site. TCRC reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify these Terms of Use at any time and you agree to be bound by such modification through your use of TCRC’s web site. TCRC may require that you register and provide certain information to it as a condition of using or accessing certain features, functions, and content.

Copyright Notice

© 2008 Tri-Counties Regional Center, 520 E. Montecito Street, Santa Barbara, CA USA 93103. All rights reserved.

Use of Web Site

Except as otherwise indicated on this site, you may view, print, copy, and distribute documents on this site subject to the following terms and conditions:

1. The document may be used solely for informational, personal, non-commercial purposes;
2. Any copy of the document or portion thereof must include all copyright and proprietary notices in the same form and manner as on the original;
3. The document may not be modified in any way; and
4. TCRC reserves the right to revoke such authorization at any time, and any such use shall be discontinued immediately upon notice from TCRC.
5. Documents specified above do not include the layout or design of this web site. Elements of this site are protected by trade dress or other laws and may not be imitated or reproduced in whole or in part.
6. Documents specified above do not include logos, graphics, sounds or images on this web site, which may be reproduced or distributed only when expressly permitted by TCRC.

Linking to the TCRC Web Site

TCRC permits anyone to link to TCRC's web site subject to the linker's compliance with the following terms and conditions. A site that links to TCRC's web site:
1. May link to, but not replicate, content contained in TCRC's site;
2. Must not create a border environment or browser around content contained in TCRC's site;
3. Must not misrepresent TCRC's relationship with the linker;
4. Must not imply that TCRC is endorsing or sponsoring the linker or the linker's services or products;
5. Must not use TCRC's logos or trade dress without prior written permission from TCRC;
6. Must not contain content that could be construed as obscene, libelous, defamatory, pornographic, or inappropriate for all ages;
7. Must not contain materials that would violate any laws;
8. Must agree that the link may be removed at any time upon TCRC's request pursuant to TCRC's reserved rights to rescind its consent to allow the link;
9. Must not present misleading or false information about TCRC's services or products.

Submissions

All postings, messages, text, files, Images graphics, photos, audio clips, sounds, video or other materials (the “Content”) posted on, or transmitted through, or linked from the Site, are the sole responsibility of the person from whom such Content originated. You are entirely responsible for all Content that you post, email or otherwise make available through the Site. For all Content provided by you, you agree to indemnify TCRC as provided below.

By uploading or otherwise posting any Content on the Site, you represent and warrant: (i) you own or otherwise have all necessary rights, including but not limited to copyrights, to the content you provide and the rights to use it as provided in the Terms of Service; (ii) all information you provide is true, accurate, current and complete, and does not violate these Terms of Service; and (iii) the content will not cause injury to any person or entity.

You agree not to upload, transmit, distribute or otherwise publish on this web site connected with TCRC any materials which are

1. libelous, defamatory, obscene, abusive , pornographic, threatening, or an invasion of privacy;
2. an infringement of the intellectual property rights, including, but not limited to copyrights and trademarks, of any person or entity.;
3. illegal in any way or which advocate illegal activity;
4. an advertisement or solicitation of funds, goods. or services.
5. activities that discriminate against race, creed, color, or gender.

Third Party Web Sites

This site may contain hyperlinks (“links”) to Web Sites operated by persons or entities other than Tri-Counties Regional Center (“third-party Web Sites”) or to co-branded Web Sites operated by a Third Party. We provide such links for your reference and convenience only. A link from Tri-Counties Regional Center to a third-party Web Site does not imply or mean that we endorse the content on that third-party Web Site or the operator or operations of that Web Site. You are solely responsible for determining the extent to which you use any content at any third-party Web Site to which you might link from our Web Site. TRI-COUNTIES REGIONAL CENTER is not responsible or liable for any loss or damages incurred as a result of any dealings with any third-party Web Site, any merchant, or operator of a third party Web Site, or any other person with whom you engage in any transaction.

No Prescreening or Editing

This Web Site offers information, photo galleries and other interactive areas where users can express opinions, and share ideas and information. TCRC cannot and does not monitor all of the material posted or transmitted to the Site. Additionally, TCRC does not control, and is not responsible for, Content or activities made available for though the Site by individuals posting to the Site.

By using this Site, you may be exposed to Content that you may otherwise find offensive, indecent, inaccurate, misleading, or otherwise objectionable. You agree that you must evaluate, and bear all risks associated with the use of the Site and any of its Content made available through the Site by Third Parties, including but not limited to whether or not you should rely on said Content.

You also agree that under no circumstances will TCRC or its employees, or directors be liable in any way for the Content or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Content posted, linked, emailed, or otherwise made available via the Site. You acknowledge that TCRC does not pre-screen or approve Content, but that TCRC shall have the right (but not the obligation) is its sole discretion to refuse, delete or move any Content that is available via the Site, for violating the terms of use or for any other reason. TCRC reserves the right to delete any posting, message or photograph at any time, for any reason or no reason.

Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitations on Liability

This Site is provided by Tri-Counties Regional Center on an “As Is” and “As Available” basis. To the maximum extent permitted by law, Tri-Counties Regional Center makes no representations and warranties of any of any kind, expressed or implied, as to the operation of this Site or the information, content, Third-Party content, materials, products, services or link services provided on or through this Site, including without limitation, that the information provided through this Site will be free from error omission, interruption, defect, or delay in operation, or from technical inaccuracies or typographical errors; that the Site will be available at any particular time or location; the defects or errors in the service will be corrected; or that the content on the Site is free of viruses or other harmful components. Any information on this Site is subject to change without notice, and we disclaim all responsibility for these changes. You expressly agree that your use of this Site is at your sole risk.

To the maximum extent permitted by law, Tri-Counties Regional Center disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, including but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.

In no event will Tri-Counties Regional Center, or any party involved in creating, producing, or delivering this Site, be liable for any damages of any kind arising from the use of this Site, including, but not limited to direct, indirect, incidental, exemplary, punitive, special and consequential damages or any damages of any type or nature arising out of your access, use, misuse, or inability to use this Site or any linked Sites or services; in the event a Third-Party intercepts or decrypts any transmission of information that you provide to Tri-Counties Regional Center through the Site; or in connection with any failure of performance, error or omission of any Third Party activities that are advertised or promoted on this web site, and/ or on account of any interruption, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, or line or system failure, whether in an action under contract, negligence, tort, strict liability, or any other theory, even if we have been previously advised of the possibility of such damages. Certain states or jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties or the exclusion or limitation of certain damages. If these laws apply to you, some or all of the above disclaimers, exclusions, or limitations may not apply to you, and you have additional rights.

Indemnification

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Tri-Counties Regional Center and its successors and assigns, and its directors, officers, employees, agents, as well as the State of California against any and all allegations, claims, demands, causes of action, proceedings (whether threatened or pending) orders, damages, losses, liabilities, cost and expenses, including reasonable attorney’s fees and other legal expenses and judgments of any kind of nature, incurred by Tri-Counties Regional Center arising out of or relating to your use of the Site, your violation of this agreement, or your violation of any rights of another.

Miscellaneous Legal Provisions

We may discontinue this Site at any time for any reason, without notice. We may change the contents, operation, or any and all other features of the Site at any time for any reason, without notice. We may discontinue or restrict your use of the Site at any time for any reason, without notice.

You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exist between you and Tri-Counties Regional Center as a result of this Agreement or your use of this Site. Nothing contained in this agreement is in derogation of Tri-Counties Regional Center’s right to comply with governmental, court, and law enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of this Site or information provided to or gathered by Tri-Counties Regional Center with respect to such use. A printed version of this agreement and any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this agreement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form. The failure of Tri-Counties Regional Center to enforce any provisions of this agreement or respond to a breach by you or other parties shall not in any way waive its right to enforce subsequently any terms or conditions of this agreement or to act with respect similar breaches.

If any provision in this agreement is invalid or unenforceable under applicable law, the remaining provisions will continue in full force and effect, and the invalid and unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision. This agreement is the entire and final agreement regarding our Site and its content, and supersedes in prior or contemporaneous communications between Tri-Counties Regional Center and you regarding our Site and its contents.

All rights not expressly granted herein are hereby reserved.