Website Policy

Web Site Disclaimer

The COA’s Web site contains links to other Web sites, including Web sites operated by other associations, government agencies, nonprofit organizations, and private businesses. When a user chooses a link from the COA Web site to another Web site, he/she leaves our site and therefore, this Privacy Policy will no longer apply. When linking to another Web site, uses are subject to the privacy policy of that Web site. COA does not endorse any particular viewpoint that appears on any Web page that may be linked from our Web site. COA makes every reasonable effort to assure that it does not link directly to Web pages that contain obscene, scurrilous, or otherwise objectionable material. If objectionable material on these pages or in any linked page is encountered, please notify COA immediately at the email address listed below. Neither COA nor any employee of the COA (1) warrants the accuracy, reliability, or timeliness or any information published by this system or (2) endorses any content, viewpoints, products, or services linked from this system. Neither COA nor any employee of the COA shall be held liable for any losses caused by reliance on the accuracy, reliability, or timeliness of such information. Portions of such information may be incorrect or obsolete. Any person or entity that relies on any information obtained from this system does so at his or her own risk.

Copyright

All content on this Web site is Copyright (c) 2016 by the Colorado Optometric Association, All Rights Reserved. All content included on this site, such as text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips, digital downloads, data compilations, and software, is the property of the COA or its content suppliers and is protected by United States and international copyright laws. The Content is provided “as is” and without warranties of any kind, to the fullest extent permissible by applicable law. The COA makes no representations about the suitability of this Content for any purpose. Nor will the COA, its employees, contractors, officers and directors be liable for any damages or injury that may result from the use of the COA website or its Content. Access and use of the COA website deems acceptance of the following terms and conditions: Content (one copy only) may be used and/or downloaded for personal, non-commercial, lawful purposes. Further transmission or distribution without written consent is prohibited. Content may not be modified or altered in any way. Users may not delete or change any copyright or trademark notice. Content, including names, trademarks, service marks and logos may not be used in any advertising or publicity without the COA’s prior express written permission. The Content does not, and may not be used to, indicate COA endorsement of, or affiliation with, any product or service.

Linking Policies (For Third Parties)

In order to establish a hyperlink to COAís Web site, you must accept and acknowledge the following terms and conditions: You may only use the text and images provided by COA in the manner specified by COA. You shall update all images and text within 7 days after receipt of notice of any changes. COA may modify images and text at any time. You acknowledge and agree that (i) COA’s trademarks and name, including, but not limited to, the registered “COA Logo,” COA’s Web site and its contents are and shall remain the sole property of COA; (ii) nothing in this Agreement shall give you any right of ownership of the COA Logo, trademarks or COA’s Web site; (iii) you shall not now, nor in the future, contest the validity of the COA Logo, (iv) you shall not take any action that would impair the value or good will associated with COA Logo or COA’s image or reputation; v) and you shall not use the COA Logo in any way except those specified in the COA guidelines for use of members. Subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement, COA grants you a non-exclusive, limited license to use the COA Logo on your Web site solely for the purpose of providing a hyperlink to COA’s Web site. You may not use the COA Logo for any other purpose whatsoever including the promotion, advertising or publicity of your Web site. Any link you establish must transfer the user directly to COA’s Web site to enable viewing of the site as posted by COA without the imposition of any frames, browser windows or third-party content. You shall not state or imply in any way that COA has endorsed you or your products, service or Web site. COA reserves the right to terminate this Agreement with or without cause at any time. If COA terminates this Agreement, you shall remove any and all links to the COA Web site within twenty-four hours of receipt of notice from COA. You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless the COA, its trustees, officers, employees and agents from and against any claims, demands, damages, causes of action, loss or judgments arising from your breach of this agreement or your hyperlink to COAís Web site. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT THE USE OF COAís MATERIALS, LOGO AND WEB SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. COA DOES NOT WARRANT THAT ITS SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE, COA PROVIDES THIS ACCESS “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. COA DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED, TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. IN NO EVENT WILL COA BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, LOSS OF PROFIT, LOSS OF DATA, LOSS OF BUSINESS OR OTHER LOSS ARISING OUT OF OR RESULTING FROM THIS AGREEMENT OR THE USE OF ANY OF THE MATERIALS OR LOGO OR OTHER COA TRADEMARKS UNDER THIS AGREEMENT OR ACCESS TO ANY OF THE SERVICES DESCRIBED IN THIS AGREEMENT EVEN IF COA HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THE FOREGOING SHALL APPLY REGARDLESS OF THE NEGLIGENCE OF COA AND REGARDLESS OF WHETHER SUCH LIABILITY IS FOUND IN CONTRACTS, NEGLIGENCE, TORT OR ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY. Any notice required to be given hereunder shall be via electronic mail and shall be duly given on the date that appears on the electronic mail that was sent to the other party. This Agreement shall be construed and enforced in accordance with substantive laws of the State of Colorado. By applying to establish a link to the COA web site, you hereby represent that you have the authority to enter into this agreement.