Terms and Conditions of Use for all Plexus Services
Effective June 1, 2007
The Northeast Ohio Equality Business Association dba Plexus (“Plexus”) is dedicated to connecting the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender business community with the larger business community and to connecting LGBT employees within the larger business community.
This means that every Plexus event and program, to the best of its ability, will be
equally dedicated to issues that affect the entire community.
All content on this website is copyrighted by Plexus or used with the permission of the copyright holder.
Plexus' materials are copyrighted under federal law. Any reproduction, adaptation or use of Plexus’ materials, including content of this website in whole or part is prohibited without Plexus’ prior written consent. Plexus is not responsible for claims its advertisers or sponsors make in their advertisements or promotional materials, even if such advertisements are contained in Plexus’ materials and publications. We reserve the right to reject any and all advertising or sponsorships which Plexus, in its sole discretion, deems in appropriate or inconsistent with Plexus’ mission.
You may only link to a page on the Plexus website with our prior consent. To obtain our consent please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org, telling us where the link is, so we may consider linking back to your site, and determine if your use of our material is suitable. We will respond to your request within 14 business days.
If there are any concerns about copyright issues regarding this site, its
graphics, photos, or content, please let us know. email@example.com
2. Restrictions on use
This site is owned and operated by PLEXUS and contains material which is derived in whole by PLEXUS or under a license granted to PLEXUS. The material on this site is protected by copyright. You may not modify, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit, or distribute in any way any material from this site including code and software without PLEXUS’ prior written consent. You may download material from this site for your personal, non-commercial use only, provided you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices.
3. License to PLEXUS
By posting messages, uploading files, inputting data, or engaging in any other form of communication through this service, you are granting PLEXUS a royalty-free, perpetual, non-exclusive, unrestricted, worldwide license to:
Use, copy, sublicense, adapt, transmit, publicly perform or display any such communication and sublicense to third parties the unrestricted right to exercise any of the foregoing rights granted with respect to the communication.
The foregoing grants shall include the right to exploit any proprietary rights in such communication, including but not limited to rights under copyright, trademark, servicemark or patent laws under any relevant jurisdiction.
PLEXUS has provided links and pointers to Internet sites maintained by third parties. PLEXUS does not control in any respect any information, products or services on these third-party sites. The materials in this site and the third-party sites are provided "as is" and without warranties of any kind either express or implied. To the fullest extent permissible under applicable law, PLEXUS disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. PLEXUS does not warrant that the functions contained in the materials will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site, including bulletin boards, or the server that makes it available, are free of viruses or other harmful components. PLEXUS does not warrant or make any representations regarding the use or the results of the use of the materials in this site or in third-party sites in terms of their correctness, accuracy, timeliness, reliability, or otherwise. You (and not PLEXUS) assume the entire cost of all necessary maintenance, repair, or correction.
5. Limitation of liability
PLEXUS is not liable under any circumstances, including, without limitation, negligence, for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, PLEXUS’ website or materials. By your use of this website, you specifically acknowledge and agree that PLEXUS is not liable for any defamatory, offensive or illegal conduct of any user that has been posted to this website. If you are dissatisfied with any PLEXUS material, its website or with any of PLEXUS' terms and conditions, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue your use PLEXUS’ website and materials.
You may use the website for purposes consistent with these Terms and Conditions until your access is terminated by PLEXUS. PLEXUS may terminate this agreement or modify these terms and conditions at any time without notice. In the event of termination, you are no longer authorized to access the bulletin boards. However, all restrictions imposed on you concerning material downloaded from the bulletin boards, and the disclaimers and limitations of liabilities set forth in this agreement, as they may be amended from time to time, shall survive.
These Terms and Conditions and all agreements concerning your use of this website are governed by and must be construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Ohio, without giving effect to any principles or conflicts of law. If any provision of these Terms and Conditions or any agreement concerning this website is unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision must be deemed severable from these Terms and Conditions and This agreement and does not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.
8. Personal Information
We do not share your personal information with marketers unless we have asked for and obtained your explicit consent. If you do not provide your consent, we will not share your information. We use personal information you provide only for purposes consistent with the reason you provided it. When we temporarily provide personal information to companies who perform services for us, such as to send you email or samples, we require those companies to protect the information in the same manner as PLEXUS. These service companies cannot use your personal information for any other purpose than the reason you provided it to Plexus.
9. Credit Card Refund Policy
Upon request sent no later than three days following your purchase of a Plexus membership or other online materials, Plexus will refund your purchase in full, less the cost of any bank fees associated with the refund.
Purchases of materials will not be refunded after purchase unless they are defective or Plexus has sent incorrect materials.
Plexus reserves the right to limit the refund of event tickets to a pre-specified period of time before the event. These no-cancellation periods will be clearly stated in all event materials for which a no-cancellation policy exists.
10. Tax Liability on Contributions and Membership
Dues, and contributions if any, are not tax deductible as charitable deductions under the Internal Revenue Code. However, dues may be deductible as trade or business expenses. Please consult your tax advisor as to the deductibility of dues and contributions.
If you have any questions regarding our terms and conditions or feel something has not been addressed, please feel free to contact us.