Terms of Service

Updated: March 2015

Disclaimer on Material Submissions

Specific users, whom post or submit materials to this site, take full responsibility for assuring that the material(s) is/are not in violation of any copyright law. No fees will be paid to any owner of material for access of content through this site. Furthermore, New York Science Teacher cannot be held liable for potential violations that may arise due to a user’s post of unauthorized materials. All unauthorized material will be removed as soon as it is brought to our attention. If you believe unauthorized material is posted here, please contact us and the material will be taken down immediately.

Copyrights

All material published to this site such as but is not limited to images, lesson plans, labs, power points presentations, worksheets, articles, videos, illustrations, etc; are copyrighted to NewYorkScienceTeacher.com and/or their respected authors. Any third party material is used with the owner’s permission, and is credited to them. Material provided to NewYorkScienceTeacher.com remains the property of the original author, however, the author allows NewYorkScienceTeacher.com to use that material within this site. No monetary compensation will be provided now or in the future. All rights are reserved.

Trademarks

Trademarks used within the site, are the property of the NewYorkScienceTeacher.com. Trademarks include but are not limited to "New York Science Teacher " name, "NewYorkScienceTeacher.com", "NYscienceteacher.com", "NewYorkScienceTeacher.org", and "NYscienceteacher.org" web addresses, "New York Science Teacher " logo and slogan. Any use of such material without permission is against the law. The owners and operators provide other trademarks.

Terms of Usage

By use of this site, you agree, that NewYorkScienceTeacher.com, and affiliate sources, shall not be held liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, this site or the content, even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages. You specifically acknowledge and agree that NewYorkScienceTeacher.com is not liable for any defamatory, offensive, or illegal conduct of any user. If you do not agree with this, or the content of this site, it is your responsibility to stop the usage of this site.

NewYorkScienceTeacher.com has member and non-member public areas.  Before Use of any of these Areas you must agree to these Terms & Conditions, and this sites Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with either, you must stop use of this site immediately.

General Rules

A) Personal information shared through the use of public areas is your sole responsibility, and you can in no way hold NewYorkScienceTeacher.com accountable for incidents that occur due to use of such items.

B) NewYorkScienceTeacher.com does not endorse any information provided in such public forums. If material is found to be offensive, or viewed by the operators to be inappropriate, the material will be removed, but NewYorkScienceTeacher.com and it cannot be held accountable for incidents that arise from it.

C) You may access areas of this site, as long as you do not infringe upon the rights of others who access this site. If an incident occurs that NewYorkScienceTeacher.com feels is inappropriate to the use of this site, then your ability to access this site will be void, and depending on the severity of the incident, NewYorkScienceTeacher.com then reserves the right to notify the proper authority for further action.

D) By using this site you agree to the following conditions, which you are obligated to follow:


1) You may not store, keep track, or hack any personal information from other users of this site.

2) You may not stalk, harass, or impose further contact with another user of this site.

3) You may not upload, transmit, link, email, post, or any other form of providing content of illegal, copyrighted, trademarked, or any other form of protected material by law.

4) You may not collect, preserve, store, any information within this site that is copyrighted, trademarked, or any other form of protected material by law.

5) You may not infringe upon the rights of another user of this site in anyway.

6) You cannot hold NewYorkScienceTeacher.com accountable, or responsible for you the user’s actions while using this site.

Purchasing Products

Terms & Conditions for purchasing items from this site is limited to the third party who provides the product. NewYorkScienceTeacher.com does not make warranties of any kind about the product. If NewYorkScienceTeacher.com supplies the product then the product Terms & Conditions will be provided at the time of purchase.

Links

Initially, all external links provided on this site are reviewed prior to listing, however, these sites are under no control of the NewYorkScienceTeacher.com and can change without any notice therefore, the content of such a link is the sole responsibility of that third party. If such material is found to be offensive, then you should discontinue the viewing of that site. NewYorkScienceTeacher.com does not endorse, represent, or review content provided by these links.

Disclaimer

THIS SITE AND ALL MATERIAL ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, NEWYORKSCIENCETEACHER.COM, AND ANY OTHER PARTY INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING, OR DELIVERING THIS SITE DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, WITH RESPECT TO THIS WEB SITE AND ANY AFFILIATED WEB SITE WITH WHICH IT IS LINKED. IN ADDITION, WE DO NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE CONTENT IS ACCURATE, COMPLETE, OR CURRENT. INFORMATION IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. FURTHER, WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS AND FEATURES OF THIS SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THIS SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. YOU ASSUME THE ENTIRE COST OF ALL-NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR, OR CORRECTION.

Offensive Content

NewYorkScienceTeacher.com may contain material that is not suitable for minors. It is the sole responsibility of the parent or guardian to know what their child is viewing on the internet. If you feel the content of this site is to mature for your child, and your child continues to visit this site, please seek third party parental control programs to assist. Please read carefully the Privacy Policy, especially the policy towards minors, and the collection of personal information.

RSS Terms of Use

RSS (really simple syndication) service is a means by which NewYorkScienceTeacher.com offers feeds of content headlines and brief summaries in XML format ("RSS Content") to visitors to NewYorkScienceTeacher.com (the “Site") who use RSS aggregators. These Terms of Use govern your use of the RSS service. The use of the RSS service also is subject to the terms and conditions of New York Science Teacher’s Terms of Use which governs the use of New York Science Teacher websites and affiliated information services and content. These Terms of Use, as with New York Science Teacher’s Terms of Use, may be changed by New York Science Teacher at any time without notice. If you do not agree to all of the terms, do not use this Site’s RSS Feed. New York Science Teacher encourages the use of the RSS feeds to augment content on your own site or blog, provided that you do not publish the full text of the content. You must use the RSS feeds as provided by New York Science Teacher, and you may not edit or modify the text, content or links supplied by New York Science Teacher. You must also provide proper attribution (included in each RSS feed) by listing “New York Science Teacher” in text as the source for each article. New York Science Teacher reserves all rights in and to any New York Science Teacher logos, trademarks or trade names contained in any RSS feed, and your right to use these New York Science Teacher logos, trademarks or trade names is limited to providing attribution in connection with these RSS feeds. Any other uses, including without limitation the incorporation of advertising or other promotional content into, or the placement of advertising associated with or targeted towards the RSS Content, are strictly prohibited. You agree not to associate any New York Science Teacher RSS feeds with any content that might harm the reputation of New York Science Teacher, its affiliated sites, authors, employees, contributors or partners. Without limiting the above, you may not use the feed on any site that displays pornographic material, exploits children, provides instruction on or promotes illegal activities, or is in any way misleading, obscene, defamatory, libelous, or invasive of personal privacy. The feeds are free of charge for use by individuals and by organizations for commercial and non-commercial use. Users of NewYorkScienceTeacher.com’s RSS feeds content cannot charge additional fees or licenses for the RSS feed content. You agree to use the RSS Service only to provide headlines and summaries as provided by New York Science Teacher, each with a functional link to the full content on the New York Science Teacher website that shall display the full content immediately (e.g., no jump pages or other intermediate or interstitial pages). You further agree not to frame or otherwise control the browser window (if any) in which our content opens, including limiting the size or position of such window. All RSS Feeds are protected by the copyright laws of the United States and international copyright treaties. All ownership rights and intellectual property rights in and to the RSS Feeds shall remain with New York Science Teacher and no part thereof shall be deemed assigned or licensed to you. You agree not to copy, duplicate or store any data retrieved from or derived from a New York Science Teacher feed beyond the normal amount provided by New York Science Teacher (approximately 40 headlines and summaries). Without limiting the above, no New York Science Teacher content may be entered into a database or other organizational structure without the prior written consent of New York Science Teacher. New York Science Teacher may modify or remove the list of available RSS feeds (or the content in the feeds) at any time without notifying you. Additionally, New York Science Teacher reserves the right to revoke RSS syndication privileges at any time, for any reason or for no reason.

Request for Material Removal

The author at anytime, for any reason, has the right to request that a piece of material submitted be removed. NewYorkScienceTeacher.com will make a good faith effort to remove the item in question as soon as possible. To request material removal, simply e-mail the webmaster.

News

NewYorkScienceTeacher.com does incorporate news articles into this Site. The articles are based on an objective view of both sides of the story. If such articles are found to be offensive, please stop all use of this Site. NewYorkScienceTeacher.com cannot be held responsible because you do not agree with such article, views, opinions, or any other situation that arises.

Updates to the Terms of Service

NewYorkScienceTeacher.com reserves the right to change or update the Terms of Service at anytime, as long as proper notification, such as posting on this page showing a new updated date on the top.  At such a time, the new or updated Terms of Service immediately goes into effect. If you do not agree to the terms of the new or updated Terms of Service, you are not permitted to access any portion of this site at anytime.  

Legal 

If any portion of this agreement is found to be unlawful, or void, then that portion of the agreement is then no longer valid. That does not void the rest of the agreement, which remains as is, and must be full.

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