The following represents the terms and conditions for browsing our website and using any of its content. Authorization for you to access and/or use content from this site is subject to these terms and conditions.
Limits of Liability and Disclaimers
We have done our best to provide accurate information in the documents we have published and displayed at this World Wide Web site. However, the authors and publishers of documents stored and maintained here make no warranty of any kind, expressed or implied, and will not be held accountable for errors or omissions. The authors and publisher shall not be liable or responsible to any person or entity with respect to any loss or damage caused, or alleged to be caused, directly or indirectly, by any information contained in this publication.
The entire content of this web site, including but not limited to text, graphics, and coding, is copyrighted as a collective work under United States and other copyright laws, and is the property of Westward Connections Inc. and/or respective content providers. We own all copyright privileges to certain materials published and stored at our web site, including the “look and feel” of the site, itself. Other materials appearing here may be copyrighted by third parties and if so, are published at this site with the copyright owner’s permission. Before you copy anything from our web site for the purpose of reproducing or distributing, please read the “Reproductions” paragraph below and review the specific pages you wish to copy for any editorial footnotes regarding copyright/reprint privileges.
Trademarks and Endorsements
Mention of trademarked names in any of our editorial copy has been done strictly for clarification and identification and does not constitute an endorsement by the trademark owner, author or publisher. Trademarks and service marks are the properties of their respective owners. Our use of any trademark within this publication should not be regarded as affecting its validity. We have made every attempt to appropriately capitalize trademarked names known to us and will promptly make corrections upon notification of any error we might have missed.
Reproduction and Quotation Privileges
We recognize the challenge all World Wide Web publishers face in limiting reproduction through this medium. For the most part, we must rely on each reader’s personal integrity in observing prevailing copyright law. Other than what is allowed as a result of The Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 and under section 107 or 108 of the 1976 Copyright Act, anyone choosing to reproduce or translate works not already in public domain may be doing so in violation of law. Readers wishing to reprint information published here with the intent of financial gain are cautioned to ask us for permission in advance. In the spirit of online community, our goal is to be cooperative in sharing what we own the rights to so long as doing so does not infringe upon our business operations.
Some of the photographic and artistic illustrations within this publication may have been acquired from stock services and their usage may carry certain reproduction restrictions; as such we ask that you do not retrieve any of the images from this site that are not clearly marked as freely downloadable by permission of the copyright owner.
Some hyperlinks in this web publication are external Uniform Resource Locator (URL) addresses leading the reader to third-party web sites and commentary. We provide these URLs for informational purposes only. We do not endorse the entities, products or services mentioned within these external web publications. We accept no liability for our readers’ use of their content or accessibility to any external URL at any time.
Permission to Link
Permission to link to our pages is hereby granted. In most cases, we will be happy to provide a reciprocal link so long as the mentioning of your site fits within the context of our content and your site does not display or promote anything illegal or immoral or in direct conflict with our purpose for being here.
As a registered user of our site, you will be allowed to post content and interact with other registered users. In the spirit of community, we will not tolerate harassment of any type or use of obscene language. You may not upload, distribute, or otherwise publish to our site any content considered libelous, defamatory, obscene, threatening, invasive, abusive, illegal, or otherwise objectionable. You acknowledge that our providing you with the ability to view and publish user-generated content on this site, we are merely acting as a conduit and will not be held liable for any of your actions resulting in negative implications for you.
Term and Termination
These terms and conditions are applicable to you upon your accessing the site and/or completing the registration or shopping process. These terms and conditions, or any part of them, may be terminated by Westward Connections Inc. without notice at any time, for any reason. The provisions relating to Copyrights, Trademark, Disclaimer, Limitation of Liability, Indemnification and Miscellaneous, shall survive any termination.
Westward Connections Inc. may deliver notice to you by means of e-mail, a general notice on this site, or by other reliable method to the address you have provided through AboutTheAuthor.com.
Use of this site is governed under the laws of the State of New Mexico, without regard to choice of law provisions. You agree that jurisdiction over and venue for any legal proceeding directly or indirectly arising from your interactions with this web site shall be in the state or federal courts located in Albuquerque, New Mexico USA.