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The Entertainment Industry Foundation maintains this site as a service to its donors and supporters. By using this Web site ("the Entertainment Industry Foundation site"), you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following Terms of Service and the Entertainment Industry Foundation Privacy Statement.

If you do not agree with these Terms of Service, do not use the Entertainment Industry Foundation site! The Entertainment Industry Foundation may revise and update these Terms of Service at any time; please periodically review them, because your continued usage of the Entertainment Industry Foundation site indicates your agreement with any such changes.

1. Copyright.
Ownership 
All content included on the Entertainment Industry Foundation site, such as text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips and software, is the property of the Entertainment Industry Foundation or its content suppliers and is protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. The compilation (meaning the collection, arrangement and assembly) of all content on the Entertainment Industry Foundation site is the exclusive property of the Entertainment Industry Foundation and protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. All software used on the Entertainment Industry Foundation site is the property of the Entertainment Industry Foundation or its software suppliers and protected by U.S. and international copyright laws.

Permitted use
The content and software on the Entertainment Industry Foundation site may be used as an information and registration source. 

In addition, the Entertainment Industry Foundation hereby authorizes you to view, copy, download, and print for personal use only any Entertainment Industry Foundation-owned content on the Entertainment Industry Foundation site. Such personal use is subject to the following conditions: (i) content may be used only for non-commercial, informational purposes and may not be posted or distributed, (ii) the content may not be modified, and (iii) copyright, trademark and other proprietary notices may not be removed. This permission does not extend to materials licensed to the Entertainment Industry Foundation.

Any other use of the content on the Entertainment Industry Foundation site is strictly prohibited. You may not copy, reproduce or distribute the design or layout of the Entertainment Industry Foundation site, the Entertainment Industry Foundation logos or other design elements or software.

Copyright complaints
The Entertainment Industry Foundation respects the intellectual property of others, and we ask our content partners and donors to do the same. If you believe that your copyrighted work has been copied and is accessible on the Entertainment Industry Foundation site in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, you may notify the Entertainment Industry Foundation by providing the Entertainment Industry Foundation's copyright agent the following information: 

a) an electronic or physical signature of the owner of the copyright or the person authorized to act on the owner's behalf.
b) A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed and a description of the infringing activity.
c) Identification of the location where the original or an authorized copy of the work exists, for example the URL (i.e., Web page address) where it is posted or the name of the magazine in which it has been published.
d) Identification of the URL or other specific location of the Entertainment Industry Foundation site where the material that you claim is infringing is located, including enough information to allow us to locate the material.
e) Your name, address, telephone number and e-mail address.
f) A statement by you that you have a good-faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent or the law.
  g) A statement by you, made under the penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is correct and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf.

The Entertainment Industry Foundation's agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement on the Entertainment Industry Foundation site can be reached as follows: Seth Perlman, Perlman & Perlman, 220 Fifth Avenue, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10001-7708.

2. Permitted use of the Entertainment Industry Foundation trademarks.
The Entertainment Industry Foundation trademarks identify the Entertainment Industry Foundation products and services, and let the public know the source of those products and services. You may make fair use of our trademarks in advertising and promotional materials, and in referring to our products and services (for example, in a magazine article) without our permission, provided you follow standard trademark usage practices and provide proper attribution. Other uses require written permission from the Entertainment Industry Foundation. Please make such requests by e-mail to admin@eifoundation.org; we will evaluate your request as soon as possible. The Entertainment Industry Foundation tradenames are the Entertainment Industry Foundation and EIFOUNDATION.ORG. The Entertainment Industry Foundation's trademarks include the Entertainment Industry Foundation and EIFOUNDATION.ORG. This list is not exhaustive; the Entertainment Industry Foundation may own other trademarks that are not included here.

3. Links; Third party services; Promotional messages
As a convenience to our donors and friends, we may provide links to third-party Web sites. The linked sites are not under our control, and we make no representations as to the quality, suitability, functionality or legality of any sites to which we may provide links. You hereby waive any claim you might have against the Entertainment Industry Foundation with respect to such linked sites.

4. Disclaimer of warranties
YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT USE OF THE ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY FOUNDATION SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY FOUNDATION SITE IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. THE ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY FOUNDATION EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.

THE INFORMATION IS PROVIDED WITH THE UNDERSTANDING THAT THE ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY FOUNDATION IS NOT ENGAGED IN RENDERING LEGAL, MEDICAL, COUNSELING OR OTHER PROFESSIONAL SERVICES OR ADVICE. THE ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY FOUNDATION ENCOURAGES YOU TO SEEK APPROPRIATE PROFESSIONAL ADVICE OR CARE FOR ANY SITUATION OR PROBLEM WHICH YOU MAY HAVE.

The Entertainment Industry Foundation makes no warranty that the Entertainment Industry Foundation site' services will be uninterrupted, secure or error free. The Entertainment Industry Foundation does not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of any information in, or provided in connection with, the Entertainment Industry Foundation site. The Entertainment Industry Foundation is not responsible for any errors or omissions, or for the results obtained from the use of such information. You understand and agree that any material and/or data downloaded or otherwise obtained through the use of the Entertainment Industry Foundation site is at your own discretion and risk and that you will be solely responsible for any damage to your own computer system or loss of data that results from the download of such material and/or data.

5. Limitation of liability
THE ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY FOUNDATION SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, RESULTING FROM (A) THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY FOUNDATION SITE OR (B) FOR THE COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS AND SERVICES OR (C) RESULTING FROM ANY GOODS OR SERVICES PURCHASED OR OBTAINED OR MESSAGES RECEIVED OR TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO THROUGH THE ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY FOUNDATION SITE OR (D) RESULTING FROM UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE, EVEN IF THE ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY FOUNDATION HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

6. Indemnification
You agree to indemnify and hold each of the Entertainment Industry Foundation and its officers, employees and agents harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of the Entertainment Industry Foundation Web site, the violation of these Terms and Conditions by you, or the infringement by you, or any other subscriber of your account, of any intellectual property or other right of any person or entity.

7. Termination
The Entertainment Industry Foundation reserves the right, at its sole discretion, immediately and without notice to suspend or terminate (i) these Terms of Service; (ii) your registration with or ability to access the Entertainment Industry Foundation site and/or any other service provided to you by the Entertainment Industry Foundation.

8. Applicable law; Consent to jurisdiction
The Entertainment Industry Foundation site (excluding linked sites) are controlled by The Entertainment Industry from its offices within the State of California, United States of America. The Entertainment Industry Foundation site can be accessed from all 50 states, as well as from other countries around the world. As each of these places has laws that may differ from those of California, by accessing the Entertainment Industry Foundation site both you and the Entertainment Industry Foundation agree that the statutes and laws of the State of California, without regard to the conflict of laws, principles or choice of law thereof, will apply to all matters relating to use of the Entertainment Industry Foundation site.

You agree that exclusive jurisdiction for any dispute with the Entertainment Industry Foundation, or in any way relating to your use of the Entertainment Industry Foundation site, resides in the courts of the State of California and you further agree and expressly consent to the exercise of personal jurisdiction in the courts of the State of California in connection with any dispute including any claim involving the Entertainment Industry Foundation or its affiliates, subsidiaries, employees, contractors, officers, directors, telecommunication providers and content providers. If any provision of these terms shall be declared unlawful by a court of competent jurisdiction, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these terms and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.

9. Miscellaneous
The failure of either party to insist upon or enforce strict performance by the other party of any provision of the Terms of Service or to exercise any right under the Terms of Service will not be construed as a waiver or relinquishment to any extent of such party's right to assert or rely upon any such provision or right in that or any other instance, rather, the same will be and remain in full force and effect.

The Entertainment Industry Foundation may assign its rights and obligations under these Terms of Service and upon such assignment the Entertainment Industry Foundation may be relieved of any further obligation hereunder.