Terms and Conditions

By using this site, you signify your agreement to all terms, conditions and notices contained or referenced (The “Terms and Conditions” or “Terms”). If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, you are not authorized to use the site. CILMC reserves the right to change, modify, add to, revoke or remove portions of these Terms at any time without notice. Please check the terms periodically for changes. Your continued use of this site following any changes constitutes acceptance of the changes.

Copyright, Trademarks and Restrictions

This website and its contents are protected pursuant to U.S. and international copyright laws. All materials published on the site are copyrighted property of CILMC.  CILMC claims no copyright in any government or other public domain content that may be on its site. All other trademarks appearing on the website are the property of their respective owners.

Except where otherwise noted, permission to use Materials (such as press releases, policy positions, and issue briefs, etc.) from this site is granted, provided that (1) none of the copyright, trademark, or other proprietary notices are removed, (2) the Materials are not edited or modified in any way without prior written consent, (3) use of such Materials is for informational and non-commercial or personal use only and may not be used in a misleading or deceptive manner, and (4) you do not use any Materials, without express written permission, in a manner that suggests an association with CILMC, initiatives or other activities. Further, you agree to abide by all additional copyright notices, information, or restrictions contained in any material or content on the CILMC site.

Third Party Content and Links to Other Sites

At certain places on the CILMC site, users may be able to link to other Internet addresses. These other sites are not under the control of the CILMC, and you acknowledge that CILMC is not responsible for the accuracy, copyright compliance, legality, decency, or any other aspect of such sites. The inclusion of such a link does not imply endorsement of the site by CILMC or any association with its operators. Use of any information on CILMC site or obtained from linked addresses is voluntary and reliance on it should only be undertaken after an independent review. A link or reference herein to any specific commercial product, process or service by trademark name, trademark, service mark, or manufacturer does not constitute or imply endorsement, recommendation or favoring by the CILMC.

Privacy and Security

CILMC respects the privacy of visitors to its website. For more information about how we use and protect the personal information you may provide through our websites, please click here to review the website’s privacy policy. Note that CILMC reserves the right to change its privacy policy at any time without notice. Please note the CILMC site may contain links to other Internet websites. Whenever you travel to another website you should review its privacy policy. CILMC is not responsible for the contents or privacy practices of third-party sites.

Disclaimer

The CILMC website and all materials and information included in or available (the “Content”) are provided “as is” and “as available” for your use. The website including content is provided without warranty of any kind, either express of implied, including, but not limited to, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement. CILMC, its members, employees, agents and the like do not warrant that the site and content are accurate, complete, up-to-date, or free from errors or omissions. Furthermore, CILMC, and on behalf of its members, employees, agents and the like, hereby expressly disclaims any and all warranties of title, and/or non-infringement related to the site. Your use of the site is at your own risk.

Limitation of Liability

Under no circumstances shall the CILMC, its members, employees or agents and the like, be liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special or consequential damages related to your violation of these terms, or that result from the use of, or inability to use, the site. This limitation applies whether the alleged liability is based on contract, tort, negligence, strict liability, or other basis, even if the CILMC has been advised of such damage. Because some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, the CILMC’s liability in such jurisdictions shall be limited but only to the extent permitted by law.

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify and hold harmless and upon request defend, CILMC, its members, employees, agents, and the like, from all liabilities, claims, and expenses, including attorney’s fees that arise from your use or misuse of the CILMC site and/or breach of these Terms. CILMC reserves the right, at its own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will cooperate with the CILMC in asserting any available defenses.

Jurisdiction

The CILMC site is maintained in the District of Columbia, United States of America, or its affiliates. We make no representation that these materials are appropriate or available for use in any particular location. If you use the CILMC site, you are responsible for compliance with applicable laws. By using content of the CILMC site, you assume the responsibility for doing so in compliance with the law that applies in jurisdiction(s) where you reside.

Choice of Law and Forum

This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia, United States of America. Actions brought under this Agreement shall be brought in the Commonwealth of Virginia in: (1) the Arlington Circuit Court (17th Circuit); (2) the Alexandria Circuit Court (18th Circuit); or (3) in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia in Alexandria, provided that federal jurisdictional requirements are satisfied. You agree and submit to the jurisdiction of such courts for the purpose of litigating any claim or action related to this Agreement.

Severability and Integration

Unless otherwise specified herein, the terms of this agreement constitute the entire agreement between you and the CILMC with respect to its website and supersede all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals (whether oral, written, or electronic) between you and the CILMC with respect to website. If any part of these Terms & Conditions is held invalid or unenforceable the remaining portions shall remain in full force and effect.