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University Place Website User Agreement

Any person accessing the University Place Website (defined as a User) agrees to the following terms and conditions:

Welcome to University Place and thank you for reading our User Agreement. The following rules govern the use of the University Place Website. These rules apply to all materials, online communications and other information that is or becomes available on University Place. By signing on and/or using University Place as a guest, you specifically agree to abide by these rules and any future modifications.

(1) Uses Permitted
Many of the materials users will find on University Place do not belong to University Place, but rather are linked to from the portal. Users agree to abide by the terms and conditions set forth by the owners of any content found through University Place.

The use of any University Place owned content on any other Web site or networked computer environment is expressly prohibited without consent of University Place or the University of Wisconsin. All trademarks, servicemarks, and trade names are proprietary to University Place and its partners.

(2) User's Obligation to Abide by Applicable Law
In connection with the use of University Place, you agree to abide by all applicable federal, state or local laws, including those relating but not necessarily limited to such areas as libel, slander, defamation, trade libel, product disparagement, harassment, invasion of privacy, tort, obscenity, indecency, and copyright or trademark infringement. The information available on University Place may include intellectual property that is protected under the copyright, trademark and other intellectual property laws of the United States and/or other countries. The materials found through University Place are educational in nature and all users agree to follow guidelines set forth by the owners of any materials on University Place.

(3) Disclosure of Online Communications
You are cautioned that any online communications may not be fully confidential. You should be aware that federal postal regulations do not protect electronic mail. You should also aware that administrative personnel of University Place may, in the course of their regular duties, have access to communications for technical or operational purposes. University Place may also disclose any communications to the extent required by law.

(4) Protection Against Malicious Programming
University Place will make every effort to ensure the safety of content posted to the Web site. However, downloading of software or other materials or any other use of the information on University Place is at your own risk. You are advised to take adequate precautions to minimize any loss to your system caused by malicious programming (e.g. virus, worms), including use of anti-virus programs and proper backup of files. Posting malicious programming to University Place is prohibited.

(5) Content
University Place will enlist the integrity of its partners to become a trusted service. University Place reserves the right to review any information that is or becomes available on this Web site. University Place reserves the right to refuse to post or to remove any information that is, in its sole discretion deemed, unacceptable, and undesirable or in violation of these rules or Wisconsin State Law. However, University Place has no obligation to exercise such reservation of rights.

As a site that provides access to a wide variety of high-quality, educational resources, users may occasionally encounter information or images that users deem unsuitable for students of certain ages.

(6) Disclaimer
Many of the pages in the University Place Web Site contain hypertext links to pages created and/or maintained by other public and private organizations. These links are provided for the user's convenience. Neither UW-Extension, UW-System, nor any members of the University Place Coalition control or guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness, or completeness of this outside information. Further, the inclusion of these items is not intended to reflect their importance, nor is it intended to endorse any views expressed, products or services offered, or the organizations sponsoring the sites.

(7) Release and Indemnity
University Place cannot be liable for any circumstance that may result from the use or inability to use the Web site due to delays in operation or transmission or any other failure of performance.

User assumes all responsibility for use of the University Place Website. The User waives all claims against University Place, its financial sponsors, coalition members and affiliated organizations, directors, employees, and programmers that may arise from use of the University Place Website.

(8) Modifications
This User Agreement may be modified by University Place from time to time. Such modifications will be binding on all site visitors as soon as they appear online.

(9) Privacy Policy
Please read the University Place Privacy Policy to understand additional terms and conditions, which apply to your use of this site.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us.

University Place Website
821 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706
608.262.6756
http://www.universityplaceonline.org