www.emarine.org (the “Website”) is a U.S. Government website operated by the United States Marine Corps Forces, Pacific. By visiting, using and/or accessing the Website and any of the features made available to you by the Website, you hereby agree to these Terms of Service. If you do not agree with these Terms of Services, you are not authorized by the U.S. Marine Corps. (“we”, “us”, “our”) to access and/or use any portion of the Website. These Terms of Service shall remain in full force and effect while you use or access the Website. It is your responsibility to periodically review the most up-to-date version of these Terms of Service as we may, in our sole discretion, modify or revise these Terms of Service at any time, and you agree to be bound by such modifications or revisions. Nothing in these Terms of Service shall be deemed to confer any rights or benefits on you or any third party.
In general, the information presented on this Website is U.S. Government information and should be considered as works of the U.S. Government (as defined by 17 U.S.C.§ 101 et seq.,,and hereinafter referred to as “Government Works”) , All Government Works presented on this Website may be distributed or copied; provided that the following notice is shown on such Government Works: “This is a work of the U.S. Government and is not subject to copyright protection in the U.S. However, foreign copyrights may apply.” Notwithstanding the foregoing, use of appropriate byline/photo/image credits is also required.
Unauthorized attempts to upload or change information on this Website are strictly prohibited and may be punishable under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 and the National Information Infrastructure Protection Act. Any unauthorized use or violation of these Terms of Service immediately and automatically terminates your right to use this Website and may subject you to legal liability. You agree not to use the Website for illegal purposes (including, without limitation, unlawful, harassing, libelous, invasion of another’s privacy, abusive, threatening or obscene purposes) and you agree that you will comply with all laws, rules and regulations related to your use of the Website, including, without limitation, any applicable copyright. Appropriate legal action will be taken for any illegal or unauthorized use of the Website.
By accessing and using the Website, you represent and warrant that you are 13 years of age or older. This Website is not intended for, and we have no intention of collecting personally identifiable information from, children under the age of 13. Additionally, if you are 13 years old or younger, you are not authorized to register or submit any information to this Website without the explicit consent of your parent or legal guardian. If you live in a state where consent of a parent or guardian is required if you are under the age of 18, you may be required by us to secure such consent prior to your registration with the Website.
The appearance of the hyperlinks that are external to Official Marine Corps web sites does not constitute endorsement by the U.S. Marine Corps of the associated web sites or the information, products or services contained therein. For other than authorized activities such as military exchanges and Morale, Welfare and Recreation sites, the U.S. Marine Corps does not exercise any editorial control over the information you may find at other than official Marine Corps websites.
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In 1998, Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act Amendments, as amended by the Workforce Investment Act of 1998, issued accessibility standards setting forth electronic and information technology performance criteria. As amended, Section 508 requires that when Federal agencies develop, procure, maintain, or use electronic and information technology, they must ensure that this information is accessible to every individual. The Marine Corps is constantly working to ensure that this Web site is accessible to all authorized visitors. If you find a problem that prevents access, please use the form available on the Report Technical Problems page.
We are not responsible or liable for any infections or contamination of your system, or delays, inaccuracies, errors, or omissions arising out of your use of this Website or with respect to the information and material contained on this Website. [The entire risk as to the quality, accuracy, adequacy, completeness, correctness and validity of any material rests with you. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, THE U.S. MARINE CORPS. WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, COMPENSATORY, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, SPECIAL OR SIMILAR DAMAGES, THAT MAY RESULT FROM THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE CONTENT CONTAINED ON THIS WEBSITE, WHETHER THE MATERIAL IS PROVIDED OR OTHERWISE SUPPLIED BY US OR ANY THIRD PARTY.] You agree to indemnify, defend and hold us and our representatives and agents harmless from and against any and all third party claims, demands, liabilities, costs or expenses, including attorneys’ fees and costs, arising from, or related to, (i) any breach by you of these Terms of Service, (ii) the content of any information submitted by you (iii) your use of content or features available on the Website in an unauthorized manner, and/or (iv) a violation by you of any and all applicable laws, rules, or regulations.
In addition to works of the U.S. Government (as defined by 17 U.S.C. § 101 et seq.), this Web site may also contain matter or materials that are either covered by copyright or other intellectual property rights licensed to the U.S. Government and/or owned by third parties, or are assigned to or otherwise owned by the U.S. Government. Additionally, this site may contain individuals’ names and likenesses, trademarks, or other intellectual property that may be owned by third parties and/or licensed to the U.S. Government, or are intellectual property owned by the U.S. Government. For example, the USMC Seal, logo, emblem and other insignia of the USMC are either trademarks or other intellectual property that is owned by the USMC.
You should not assume that anything on this Web site is necessarily in the Public Domain.
DISCLAIMER OF ENDORSEMENT
Neither the U.S. Government nor its employees endorse or recommend any commercial products, processes, or services. Reference to or appearance of any specific commercial products, processes, or services by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise, does not constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the U.S. Government. The views and opinions of authors expressed on USG web sites or in materials available through download from agencies do not necessarily state or reflect those of the U.S. Government and they may not be used for advertising or product endorsement purposes.
DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY
With respect to materials (e.g., documents, photographs, audio recordings, video recordings, tools, data products, or services) neither the U.S. Government nor any of its employees or contractors make any representations or warranties, express, implied, or statutory, as to the validity, accuracy, completeness, or fitness for a particular purpose; nor represent that use would not infringe privately owned rights; nor assume any liability resulting from the use of such materials and shall in no way be liable for any costs, expenses, claims, or demands arising out of the use of such materials.
The Federal Laws of the United States of America shall govern these Terms of Service. YOU HEREBY EXPRESSLY CONSENT TO EXCLUSIVE JURISDICTION AND VENUE IN THE FEDERAL COURTS LOCATED IN THE COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA FOR ALL MATTERS ARISING IN CONNECTION WITH THESE TERMS OF SERVICE OR YOUR ACCESS OR USE OF THE WEBSITE. . If any part of these Terms of Service shall be held or declared to be invalid or unenforceable for any reason by any court of competent jurisdiction, such provision shall be ineffective but shall not affect any other part of these Terms of Service. The failure by us to partially or fully exercise any rights or the waiver of any breach of these Terms of Service, shall not prevent a subsequent exercise of such right by us or be deemed a waiver by us of any subsequent breach by you of the same or any other term of these Terms of Service. Our rights and remedies under these Terms of Service shall be cumulative, and the exercise of any such right or remedy shall not limit our right to exercise any other right or remedy. These Terms of Service and your account on the Website are personal to you and may not be transferred or assigned. Our performance under these Terms of Service is subject to existing laws and legal process, and nothing contained in these Terms & Conditions is in derogation of our right to comply with governmental, court and law enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of the Website or information provided to or gathered by us with respect to such use. We may give you notice of certain events from time to time and may be required by state or federal law to notify you of certain events. You hereby acknowledge and consent that such notices will be effective upon our posting them on the Website or (if we choose to do so in our sole discretion) delivering them to you through email if you have provided us with your accurate email address.
Please contact us by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, clicking on the Contact Us link, or writing us at Website Action Officer, DefenseWeb Technologies, Inc., 10188 Telesis Court, Suite 300, San Diego, CA 92121 with any questions regarding these Terms of Service.
These Terms of Service are effective and were last updated on October 29, 2010.