CommunityForums.org Services Agreement
As an Internet source of two-way communication between Countywide Community Forums (CCF) volunteers, members, and the general public, here is what to expect from CCF and what we expect from users who access and utilize the CCF website. These terms fall under standard Net etiquette and represent a use agreement between CCF and the users of the site.
By visiting the CommunityForums.org website, users agree that they will not use the site for any unlawful activity, commercial use, or advertising of goods and services, and will not use it in any way that would violate the following terms and conditions.
The CCF website is governed by all federal laws and regulations that impact a nonprofit entity. Members of the CCF program must be 16 or older to participate and to use the website communication tools for exchange of information with other Citizen Councilors.
Use of Links
Those links for external reference on the CCF site are considered material for information. A link highlighted on the CCF site does not constitute a formal endorsement by CCF of an organization, individual, or business. We cannot be held responsible for content included on external sites that are linked to the CCF site.
Use of Communication
The CCF website contains threaded discussions, chat rooms, and other communication forums. By participating in any of these, users agree to send and receive messages that are both proper and related to the forum topic. CCF reserves the right to delete any communication that violates community standards or which are deemed inappropriate for the CCF site. The following actions are prohibited:
- Defamation, harassment of others
- Violation of personal privacy or disclosing personal contact information without prior consent of the individual
- Posting of material that is obscene, false, deceptive, misleading, deceitful or constitutes a “bait and switch”
By posting or otherwise making available content on the website, you agree to and hereby do grant, and you represent and warrant that you have the right to grant, CCF and the users of the Service an irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, royalty-free, fully sub-licensable, fully paid up, worldwide license to use, copy, publicly perform, digitally perform, publicly display and distribute such Content and to prepare derivative works of, or incorporate into other works, such Content.
Disclaimer of Warranties
YOU AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE IS ENTIRELY AT YOUR OWN RISK.
THE SERVICE IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. CCF MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS, STATUTORY, OR IMPLIED AS TO THE OPERATION OF THE SERVICE OR THE CONTENT AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SERVICE. WITHOUT LIMITING ANY OF THE FOREGOING, CCF DOES NOT WARRANT THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THE CONTENT, INFORMATION, TEXT, GRAPHICS, LINKS, OR OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE WITHIN THE SERVICE. CCF DOES NOT WARRANT OR COVENANT THAT THE SERVICE WILL BE AVAILABLE AT ANY TIME OR FROM ANY PARTICULAR LOCATION, WILL BE SECURE OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THE SERVICE IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER POTENTIALLY HARMFUL COMPONENTS. ANY MATERIAL OR CONTENT DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE SERVICE IS ACCESSED AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH MATERIAL. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY ANY USER FROM CCF OR THROUGH THE SERVICE SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED HEREIN. IN SOME JURISDICTIONS LIMITATIONS OF WARRANTIES ARE NOT PERMITTED, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
Please report any violations of these TOU to the program’s volunteer Councilor Coordinators: CommunityForums@KingCounty.gov
Acceptance of these Terms and Conditions of Use
I AGREE THAT I AM AT LEAST THIRTEEN (13) YEARS OLD (IF I RESIDE IN THE UNITED STATES) OR THAT I AM NOT PROHIBITED FROM REGISTERING FOR AN ACCOUNT WITH OR USING THE SERVICE UNDER THE LAWS OF MY JURISDICTION (IF I RESIDE OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES), AND THAT I HAVE READ THESE TERMS & CONDITIONS OF USE AND AGREE TO ALL OF THE PROVISIONS CONTAINED ABOVE.