Terms & Conditions
The following terms apply to Southwest Regional Chapter of the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO) a nonprofit association.
By accessing or using www.swnahro.org
By accessing or using any of the Southwest NAHRO services, or any applications (including mobile applications) made available by Southwest NAHRO (collectively, the “Services”), like using conference applications, submitting registrations, or membership renewal.
PLEASE READ THESE TERMS & CONDITIONS CAREFULLY, AS THEY CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS AND REMEDIES.
By accessing and using the Website or Resources, you signify that You have read, understand, acknowledge, and agree to be bound by the following Terms & Conditions.
You acknowledge that these Terms & Conditions are supported by reasonable and valuable consideration, the receipt and acceptability of which are hereby acknowledged. If You do not agree to these Terms & Conditions, you may not use the Website or Resources or accept any scholarships, awards, or information through Southwest NAHRO.
Note that there may be times when we offer a special feature or service, like registration-based service, or a special feature or service provided by one of our many partnering organizations that has its own terms and conditions that apply in addition to these Terms & Conditions.
We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to change these Terms & Conditions (“Updated Terms”) from time to time. We will make reasonable efforts to provide You with notice if the Updated Terms contain any material and substantive changes to your use of the Website or Resources. You agree that we may notify you of the Updated Terms by posting them on the Website, and that your use of the Website and Resources after the effective date of the Updated Terms (or engaging in such other conduct as we may reasonably specify) constitutes Your agreement to the Updated Terms.
Therefore, you should review these Terms & Conditions and any Updated Terms before using the Website and Resources. The Updated Terms will be effective as of the time of posting, or such later date as may be specified in the Updated Terms and will apply to your use of the Website and Resources from that point forward. These Terms & Conditions will govern any disputes arising before the effective date of the Updated Terms.
All trademarks, water marks, and trade names on the Website, including the Southwest NAHRO marks are trademarks or registered trademarks of, and are proprietary to, Southwest NAHRO or other owners that have granted Southwest NAHRO the right and license to use such marks.
Southwest NAHRO owns all rights, title, and interest on the Website, all text, content, graphics, interfaces, materials, the look and feel, selection and arrangement, design, and organization of the Website and Resources, and the compilation of the content, data, and materials on the Website, including all intellectual property and proprietary rights.
The Website, Resources, and Content are the property of Southwest NAHRO. We may change the Website, Resources and/or delete Content or features at any time, in any way, for any or no reason.
Except as we specifically allow permission, no Content from the Websites may be used, reproduced, transmitted, distributed, or otherwise exploited in any way other than as part of Southwest NAHRO’s use. Requests for written consent may be made via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Southwest NAHRO shall be the sole and exclusive owner of the Website, Content, all new versions, improvements, enhancements, additions, and modifications to the Website, or Content, and other intellectual property rights related to the Website, and Content, and all tangible media on which the Website, and its Content are maintained. You shall have no claim or right whatsoever with respect to the Website, or Content except for the limited license to use the Website, and Content granted herein. You may not use, copy, modify, transfer, or make any derivative works of all or any part of the Website, its Content, or any copy, adaptation, transcription, or merged portion thereof, except as expressly permitted hereafter: You may display and download and print in portions of the Content from the Website and Resources solely for promoting Southwest NAHRO Events, Programs and Deadlines. Otherwise, you may not copy, reproduce, distribute, transmit, display, perform, publish, license, modify, translate, adapt, create derivative works from, transfer, sell, or otherwise exploit the Website or its Content.
When You submit your organizations or personal contact information to sign up for email subscriptions to Southwest NAHRO, you agree and consent that Southwest NAHRO may send You communications via email relating to our products, events, or recommended business partners.
By providing Southwest NAHRO with a phone number, you agree that you have provided Your consent to receive informational calls and you are a permissioned user of the phone number You have provided.
Southwest NAHRO may update or otherwise modify the Website at any time for any reason at Southwest NAHRO’s sole discretion. Southwest NAHRO may shut down the Resources or Website for maintenance and development work when necessary.
RULES OF CONDUCT.
You acknowledge and agree that:
You will not use the Website or its Resources in connection with pyramid schemes, chain letters, junk email, spamming, or any duplicative or unsolicited messages (commercial or otherwise). You will not send unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, solicitations, spam, junk mail or harvest or collect email or other contact information of other Users of the Website for the purposes of sending spam.
You will not publish, post, upload, distribute, or disseminate any materials that violate any legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity, intellectual property rights, or any other legal rights) of others, or otherwise violate any such rights using the Website or Resources.
You will not publish, post, upload, distribute, or disseminate any profane, defamatory, obscene, indecent, or unlawful topic, name, image, material or information.
You will not publish, post, upload, distribute, or disseminate any content that, in the sole judgment of Southwest NAHRO, is objectionable, or which may expose the Website, Users, or our Business Partners to any harm.
You will not publish, post, upload, distribute, or disseminate any topic, name, material, or information that incites discrimination, hate, or violence towards one person or a group because of their race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, or national origin, or that insults the victims of crimes against humanity by contesting the existence of those crimes.
You will not reverse engineer any aspect of the Website. You will not use spiders, scrapers, crawlers, or other automated means or interface not provided by us to access the Website or to extract data.
You will not upload files that contain viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancelbots, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another’s computer or property of another.
You will not download any file or information that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such manner.
You will not restrict or inhibit any other authorized User from using and enjoying the Website or its resources.
You will not violate any applicable laws or regulations.
You will not create a false identity for the purpose of misleading others.
Southwest NAHRO reserves the right to block your access to the Website at any time for any reason.
We take no responsibility and assume no liability for any content posted, stored, or uploaded by you or any third party, or for any loss or damage thereto, nor is Southwest NAHRO liable for any mistakes, defamation, slander, libel, omissions, falsehoods, obscenity, or profanity You may encounter. Southwest NAHRO is not liable for any statements, representations, or content provided by its Users on the Website. Although we have no obligation to screen, edit, or monitor any of the content posted to or distributed through any interactive area of the Website, we reserve the right, and have sole discretion, to remove without notice any content posted or stored on the Website.
Southwest NAHRO may use Individually Identifiable User Data for statistical analyses and internal business purposes such as identifying registration trends.
CONTENT LICENSE AND RIGHTS.
Please note that if You upload, share, or otherwise make available any content on our Website You are giving Southwest NAHRO and any third-party visitor of Southwest NAHRO’s Website, the right to use your content. That means that if you send in, post, upload, make available, or disclose to us in any way any content, you grant us, our related entities and any third party, the right to use it in any way and in any medium, without getting Your permission or having to pay you for it.
THE CONTENT, THE WEBSITE, THE RESOURCES, OR ANY THIRD-PARTY WEBSITE OR RESOURCES LINKED TO OR FROM THE WEBSITE OR OTHERWISE ACCESSED BY YOU IS PROVIDED WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND. WE DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT ANY CONTENT WILL BE ERROR-FREE, THAT ACCESS THERETO WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THE WEBSITE, THE RESOURCES, OR THE SERVERS THAT MAKE SUCH CONTENT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. WE DO NOT 100% GUARANTEE THE SECURITY OF ANY INFORMATION TRANSMITTED TO OR FROM THE SITE. MOREOVER, YOU ASSUME THE ENTIRE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR, OR CORRECTION. WE DO NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF ANY CONTENT. YOU HEREBY IRREVOCABLY WAIVE ANY CLAIM AGAINST US WITH RESPECT TO CONTENT AND ANY CONTENT YOU PROVIDE TO THIRD PARTY WEBSITES (INCLUDING CREDIT CARD AND OTHER PERSONAL INFORMATION).
The Website is controlled and operated from within the United States. In choosing to access the Website or use its resources, you do so on your own initiative and at Your own risk, and You are responsible for complying with all local laws, rules, and regulations. We may limit the Websites’ availability, in whole or in part, to any person, geographic area or jurisdiction we choose, at any time and in our sole discretion.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY.
a. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE, SHALL SOUTHWEST NAHRO, OUR LICENSORS OR LICENSEES, OR ANY OF THE FOREGOING ENTITIES’ RESPECTIVE RESELLERS, DISTRIBUTORS, SERVICE PROVIDERS, OR SUPPLIERS, BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY OTHER PERSON OR ENTITY FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES INCLUDING LOST PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOST DATA, PERSONAL INJURY (INCLUDING DEATH), AND PROPERTY DAMAGE OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER, THAT RESULT FROM (A) THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE WEBSITE, RESOURCES, OR CONTENT, OR (B) THE CONDUCT OR ACTIONS, WHETHER ONLINE OR OFFLINE, OF ANY USER OF THE WEBSITE OR RESOURCES OR ANY OTHER PERSON OR ENTITY, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. IN NO EVENT SHALL WE BE HELD LIABILE TO YOU FOR DAMAGES, LOSSES, AND CAUSES OF ACTION FOR ACCESSING OR PARTICIPATING IN ANY ACTIVITY RELATED TO THE WEBSITE OR RESOURCES. MOREOVER, UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL WE, OUR LICENSORS, OR LICENSEES, OR ANY OF THE FOREGOING ENTITIES’ RESPECTIVE RESELLERS, DISTRIBUTORS, SERVICE PROVIDERS, OR SUPPLIERS, BE HELD LIABLE FOR ANY DELAY OR FAILURE IN PERFORMANCE RESULTING DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY FROM AN ACT OF FORCE MAJEURE OR CAUSES BEYOND OUR OR THEIR REASONABLE CONTROL.
b. THE LIMITATIONS, EXCLUSIONS AND DISCLAIMERS CONTAINED HEREIN AND ELSEWHERE IN THESE TERMS & CONDITIONS APPLY TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW.
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Southwest NAHRO, their parent association, subsidiaries, and affiliates, and their respective officers, board members, directors, agents, distributors, and employees against any loss, damage, expense, or cost, including reasonable attorneys’ fees arising out of any claim, demand, action, suit, investigation, arbitration, or other proceeding by a third party based on any material and/ or information breach or the inaccuracy of any representation set forth in these Terms & Conditions, materials contained on the website and any other aspect of your activities on the website and the content thereon.