Terms and Conditions

1.TERMS

By accessing this website, you are agreeing to be bound by these website Terms and Conditions of Use, all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing this website. The content of this website is protected by applicable copyright and trademark law.

2. ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS

When you use any Central-North Florida District Export Council (CNFL DEC) Service, or send e-mails, text messages, and other communications from your desktop or mobile device to us, you are communicating with us electronically. You consent to receive communications from us electronically, such as e-mails, texts, mobile push notices, or notices and messages on this site or through the other CNFL DEC Services, such as our Message Center, and you can retain copies of these communications for your records. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures, and other communications that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.

3. COPYRIGHT

All content included in or made available through any CNFL DEC Service, such as text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips, digital downloads, data compilations, and software is the property of CNFL DEC or its content suppliers and protected by United States and international copyright laws. The compilation of all content included in or made available through any CNFL DEC Service is the exclusive property of CNFL DEC  and protected by U.S. and international copyright laws.

4. TRADEMARKS

In addition, graphics, logos, page headers, button icons, scripts, and service names included in or made available through any NCWFLDEC Service are trademarks or trade dress of CNFL DEC in the U.S. and other countries. CNFL DEC’s trademarks and trade dress may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not CNFL DEC’s, in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among clients and customers, or in any manner that disparages or discredits CNFL DEC. All other trademarks not owned by CNFL DEC that appear in any CNFL DEC Service are the property of their respective owners, who may or may not be affiliated with, connected to, or sponsored by CNFL DEC.

5.USE LICENSE

You are granted a license to temporarily download one copy of the materials consisting of information or software on our website for non-commercial transitory viewing only.  The license granted does not transfer title to this website or its contents.   You must not: (i) modify or copy the materials for any other use or no use; (ii) use the materials for any commercial purpose, or for any public display (commercial or non-commercial); (iii) remove any markings, symbols or other notation of proprietary interest in the materials; (iv) transfer the materials to another person; or (v) decompile, clone or reverse engineer any software incorporated in or on our website.

The license granted to you will terminate automatically if you breach any of the restrictions contained in these Terms & Conditions of Use provisions.  Further, we retain the right to terminate your use at any time. Upon terminating your viewing of these materials or upon the termination of this license, you must destroy any downloaded materials in your possession whether in electronic or printed format.  You must not retain a copy.

6.DISCLAIMERS AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

The materials on our website and the website itself are provided “as is”.   We make no warranties, expressed or implied.   We disclaim all other warranties, including without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights of third parties. Further, we do not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of the materials on our website or otherwise relating to such materials or on any websites linked to this website.   In no event shall we or our vendors or affiliates be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption,) arising out of the use or inability to use the materials on our website, even if we or any of our authorized representatives have been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage.  In the event the laws applicable with respect to you to not allow limitations on implied warranties, or limitations of liability for consequential or incidental damages, these limitations may not apply to you.

7.REVISIONS AND ERRATA

The materials appearing on our website may include errors of any kind or nature. We do not warrant that any of the materials on its website are accurate, complete, or current.   We may make changes to the materials contained on its website or the website itself at any time without notice. We make no commitment to update the materials or the website itself.

8. THIRD PARTY LINKS

We have not reviewed all of the websites linked to our website and we are not responsible for the contents of any such linked website.  Any linked sites identified are provided solely for your convenience to use or not use as you determine.  The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by us of any such websites. Use of any such linked website is at the user’s own risk.

9.MODIFICATIONS TO WEBSITE

If we revise these Terms & Conditions of Use for our website, by using this website you are agreeing to be bound by the then current version of these Terms & Conditions of Use.   We have no duty or obligation to provide notice of any such revisions.

10.GOVERNING LAW AND JURISDICTION

Any claim relating to our website shall be governed by the laws of the State of Florida without regard to its conflict of law provisions.  Should a dispute in respect of or in connection with use of this website arise, the state and federal courts for Hillsborough County, Florida shall have exclusive jurisdiction.  You waive any objection to such exclusive jurisdiction.

11.NO LEGAL, ACCOUNTING, CUSTOMS BROKERAGE ADVICE

We are not lawyers, accountants or customs brokers. CNFL DEC does not, directly or through any of its affiliates, provide tax, legal, brokerage or accounting advice.  Nothing in connection with the services we deliver and materials provided should be relied on for, tax, legal, customs brokerage or accounting advice. You should consult your own tax, legal, customs broker and accounting advisors.

12.NO ASSOCIATION WITH THE U.S. GOVERNMENT

District Export Councils, (DECs) including the CNFL DEC are a creation of the U.S. Government and individual DEC members receive governmental appointments. Neither DECs nor CNFL DEC members represent the U.S. Government in their capacity as DECs or as CNFL DEC members, respectively.

District Export Councils support their mission using funds that are generated through DEC fundraising, events and other activities, without any governmental appropriations. While DECs may earn revenue and retain net earnings, they may not distribute their retained earnings to any person.