By using the Collaborative for High Performance Schools (“CHPS”) Website (“Our Site”), you the visitor (You) agree to be bound by the Terms and Conditions (Terms) set forth below. Please read these Terms carefully.
The Terms, along with our Privacy Notice and Cookies Statement (https://chps.net/privacy-policy), constitute an agreement (“The Agreement”) between You and CHPS. We reserve the right to modify any or all of this Agreement at any time, and such change will be effective immediately upon its publication on Our Site. Your continued access to or use of Our Site shall be deemed acceptance of this Agreement.
The contents of Our Site, such as text, graphics, images, and video, are owned by or licensed to CHPS. Material not belonging to CHPS belongs to its respective third-party owners. Our name, CHPS, and CHPS logos are trademarked and use is subject to authorization by CHPS.
All site content, in whole or in part, is protected by all applicable copyright laws and any other intellectual property or proprietary laws.
Unless otherwise specified, You may not sell, rent, modify, reproduce, display, distribute, redistribute, republicize, retransmit, participate in the transfer or sale, create derivative works, or in any way exploit or otherwise use the Site Content, in whole or in part, in any way without the respective owner's prior written consent.
Management of Site Content
CHPS reserves the right to establish practices regarding a visitor's use of the Service and storage on Our Site.
You understand that CHPS may not necessarily prescreen or monitor all Site Content but reserves the right to refuse or remove any such content for any reason at any time. We reserve the right to modify, reject or eliminate any information residing on or transmitted to Our Site that CHPS believes is unacceptable or in violation of the Agreement.
We may preserve, disclose or review any Site Content if required to do so by law or in a good faith belief that such action is reasonably necessary to comply with any legal process, enforce the Agreement, respond to any claim regarding the violation of any third parties, or protect the rights, property or personal safety of CHPS or any visitors to Our Site.
Members agree to provide accurate and complete registration information, and to keep it current. Members also agree to abide by the fee structure and membership renewal terms as set forth in the membership contract terms. Members are not to unlawfully use CHPS intellectual property and trademarked brands, or share their membership with any third party.
Members grant CHPS the right to use their organization’s name and logo on the CHPS website and on related marketing materials to indicate membership in CHPS.
User Accounts, Conduct
CHPS grants User accounts for the purpose of accessing content and forms on Our Site. Users are responsible maintaining usernames and passwords, and updating any information required (i.e. name, email address) to register for an account.
You agree that You will not use Our Site to post, transmit or distribute any material that violates any local, state, national or international laws, proprietary rights, or intellectual property rights (including without limitation copyright and trademark rights). You agree not to impersonate any person or entity or otherwise misrepresent Your affiliation with a person or entity. CHPS may, at any time and at its sole discretion, terminate or limit your access to Our Site if we believe You have violated or acted inconsistently with the letter or spirit of the Agreement.
Links and Third-Party Material
This Web site contains links to Web sites and resources owned by third parties. Should You utilize these links, You do so at Your own risk and agree that CHPS is not responsible or liable for any direct or indirect damage or loss caused.
Our Site Content may include information, products or services provided by third parties on, linked to, or framed within, Our Site. Third-party Site Materials are the opinions and creations of the authors and/or owners identified in those materials. As such, CHPS’ publication of third-party Site Material does not constitute an endorsement, warranty or guarantee of any information, instruction, opinion, products or services contained within the third-party Site Material.
Permission may be granted to those wishing to use, reproduce, and/or display all or any portion of any CHPS® Rating System appearing on the CHPS website in the form of a limited, royalty-free, nonexclusive, revocable license, so long as the user attributes the permission of and authorship and copyright to the Collaborative for High Performance Schools in any such use, reproduction, and/or display. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
We Welcome Your Comments
You are welcome to send comments on Our Site and services to CHPS at email@example.com. Please note that any communication or other materials that You transmit to CHPS are considered to be, and will be treated as, non-confidential, unless the Web page through which information is submitted expressly states otherwise.
Fees posted on Our Site are accurate only as of the date posted and are subject to change. For up-to-date fee information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Digital Millennium Copyright Act Notice
CHPS respects the rights of copyright owners and expect You to comply with U.S. copyright law. We have procedures in place to protect the rights of copyright owners in the event of alleged infringement, in accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”). If You believe that Your copyright is being infringed by any material viewed on Our Site, please notify CHPS in accordance with the DMCA.
We reserve the right to expel users and prevent their further access to Our Site for violating these terms or the law and reserve the right to remove any communications from this Site.
Disclaimer of Warranties
You agree that you use Our Site and its material at Your own risk.
We do not warrant that Our Site will operate error-free or that Our Site and its server are free of computer viruses or other harmful material. If your use of Our Site or material results in the need for servicing or replacing equipment or data, we shall not be responsible for those costs. Our Site and its material are provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis without any warranties of any kind.
Limitation of Liability
IN NO EVENT SHALL WE BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS, OR DAMAGES RESULTING FROM LOST DATA OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) RESULTING FROM THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE MATERIAL ON THIS WEB SITE OR SITES LINKED TO THIS WEB SITE, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT WE ARE AND/OR ANY AFFILIATE IS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
By using Our Site, You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless CHPS and all of its officers, directors, agents, employees, contractors, and information and service providers ("Indemnified Parties") from any claim, demand, losses, damages, costs, and/or expenses including reasonable attorney’s fees, arising from your use of Our Site.
This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between You and CHPS, and supersedes any prior agreements. You may also be subject to additional terms and conditions which may apply when You use any third-party content, software or other proprietary information.
Our Site provides opportunities to send e-mail and submit forms. This is for business purposes only; do not disclose any personal or financial information about yourself.
All employment-related information on Our Site is subject to modification or elimination at CHPS’ sole discretion. Nothing on this site creates an express or implied contract of employment.