GOVERNMENTTOWN.COM TERMS OF USE

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE ("TERMS OF USE") CAREFULLY. BY ACCESSING THIS WEBSITE AND ANY PAGES OR MATERIALS CONTAINED IN THIS WEBSITE, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS OF USE SET FORTH BELOW. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO ALL OF THE TERMS SET FORTH BELOW, PLEASE LEAVE THIS SITE IMMEDIATELY AND DISCARD OF ANY ASSOCIATED PAGES OR MATERIALS WHICH YOU MAY HAVE STORED.

This website is operated on behalf of Michael Harmel (the "Artist").  All pages, data, pictures, music, materials and information contained on this website are the property of the Artist used under license. The Artist reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify, add, or remove any portion of this website or these Terms of Use, in whole or in part, at any time for any reason.

Changes to Terms of Use
Changes to these Terms of Use are made effective when they are posted on the website. By accessing this website after such changes are posted you will be considered as accepting of those changes. These Terms of Use govern your use of this website. In the event that you do not comply with these Terms of Use the Artist, at its sole discretion and without notice, may block or restrict your access to this website.

Permitted Use
Any person is hereby authorized to view the information available on this website for informational, educational, and communication purposes only. Permission to use documents and related graphics available from this website is granted, provided that:
    •    Documentation and/or related graphics available from this website are not modified in any way.
    •    Copyright notice and website link appears in all copies and that both the copyright notice and this permission      notice appear;
    •    Use of documentation and/or related graphics available from this website are for informational and non-commercial or personal use only.

Ownership
All material on this website including, but not limited to text, graphics, pictures images, illustrations, audio clips, video clips,  digital downloads, music, sound and other files and their selection and arrangement is protected by copyright, trademark and other intellectual property laws and are owned by, or licensed by the Artist.  
You may download content only for your personal use for non-commercial purposes but no modification or further reproduction of the content is permitted. The contents of the website, including any images, text, binary programs or information, and layout design may not be distributed, reproduced, publicly displayed, downloaded, modified, reused, re-posted, or otherwise used except as outlined in the Permitted Use section.
Please note that if you send us suggestions, ideas, pictures, emails, electronic posts, letters or other information or data (collectively, "Submissions"), we may not return the Submissions to you. Once submitted, the Artist shall be entitled to unrestricted, unlimited, use of the Submissions for any purpose whatsoever, without compensation to you. You confirm that you waive all moral rights related to the Submissions. You warrant that you are able to grant the rights expressed above.

Limited License
The Artist grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited right to access, use and display this website and the materials thereon; provided, however, that you comply with these Terms of Use. You agree not to disrupt, interrupt or attempt to interrupt the operation of the website in any way. You agree not to change or delete any proprietary notice from materials downloaded from the website. You agree to comply with all trademark, copyright and other laws worldwide in your use of this website and to prevent any unauthorized copying of the materials and information contained on this website. Except as expressly provided herein, the Artist does not grant any express or implied right to you under any trademarks or copyrights.

Additional Restrictions
In addition, you agree not to use this website to:
    •    harvest or collect email addresses or other contact information of other users from this website by electronic or other means for the purposes of sending unsolicited emails or other unsolicited communications;
    •    use the website in any unlawful manner or in any other manner that could damage, disable, overburden or impair the website;
    •    use automated scripts to collect information from or otherwise interact with the website;
    •    upload, post, transmit, share, store or otherwise make available any content that the Artist deems to be harmful, threatening, unlawful, defamatory, infringing, abusive, inflammatory, harassing, vulgar, obscene, fraudulent, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable;
    •    upload, post, transmit, share, store or otherwise make available any videos other than those of a personal nature that: (i) are of you or your friends, (ii) are taken by you or your friends, or (iii) are original art or animation created by you or your friends;
    •    impersonate any person or entity, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent yourself, your age or your affiliation with any person or entity;
    •    upload, post, transmit, share or otherwise make available any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, solicitations, promotional materials, “junk mail,” “spam,” “chain letters,” “pyramid schemes,” or any other form of solicitation;
    •    upload, post, transmit, share, store or otherwise make publicly available on the website any private information of any third party, including, without limitation, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, social security numbers and credit card numbers;
    •    upload, post, transmit, share or otherwise make available any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;
    •    upload, post, transmit, share, store or otherwise make available content that would constitute, encourage or provide instructions for a criminal offense, violate the rights of any party, or that would otherwise create liability or violate any law; or
    •    or create a false identity on this website.

Links to Third Party Sites
This website may include links to third party sites. If you decide to visit any third party site you do so at your own risk and take responsibility of taking protective measures to guard against malicious content on the third-party site. The Artist does not control these linked sites and is not responsible for their contents.  These links are provided to you for your convenience and the inclusion of the link does not imply endorsement of the website by the Artist.

Collection of Information
We do not collect personally identifiable information through the website unless such information is provided to us by e-mail via a link contained on the website. We will only use such personally identifiable information for the purposes of responding to your e-mail.
You should also be aware that anonymous technical information may be collected by us as a result of your visit to the website. For example, this information may include your IP address, browser type, operating system, domain name, access times and referring website addresses. We may use this anonymous technical information for purposes such as improving the operation and content of the website and compiling aggregate and statistical information.
If such anonymous technical information is collected by us, we will not attempt to link or match the anonymous technical information we collect with any personally-identifiable information unless:
    •    we have your consent,
    •    we (or our service providers) have detected or reasonably suspect any attempt to damage the website or other security breach, or
    •    we are required by law to do so.

Disclaimer and Indemnity/Limitation of Damages
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Artist and/or its agents, licensors, suppliers and any third party information providers to the website against any and all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys' fees, incurred in relation to, arising from the use of this website (including, without limitation, a breach of these Terms of Use), the content, materials, Submissions and functions of this website.   The Artist cannot and does not guarantee or warrant that any of the materials available for downloading through this web site will be free of infection of viruses, worms, trojan horses or other code that has an intent other than what the description of the content says. You are responsible for implementing sufficient safe guards and procedures to satisfy your requirements for the security and safety of your systems. By accessing this website you assume total responsible and risk for the use of the materials on this website.

Incorrect Information
The materials and information contained on this website may contain inaccuracies and/or typographical errors. The Artist does not warrant the accuracy or completeness of the materials or other information displayed or distributed through the website. You acknowledge that any reliance on this information shall be your sole risk. The Artist reserves the right at its sole discretion to make corrections or omissions to any portion of this website without notice.
This website, the information and materials provides on this website are provided "AS IS" and the Artist does not make any express or implied warranties, representations or endorsements whatsoever including, without limitation warranties of title or non-infringement, or the implied warranties of merchantability or fitness of any particular purpose with regard to the website, any merchandise, information or service provided through the website.

Copyright Violations
Just as the Artist requires users to respect our copyrights, and those of our affiliates and partners, we respect the copyrights of others. If you believe in good faith that your copyrighted work has been reproduced on our website without authorization in a way that constitutes copyright infringement we ask that you contact us.  

Governing Law
This website is operated and administered from within Canada. Use of this Site shall be governed by all applicable Federal laws of Canada in addition to the laws of the Province of Saskatchewan, without giving effect to its conflict of laws provisions. You agree to submit to the jurisdiction of the courts located in the Province of Saskatchewan, for the resolution of all disputes arising from or related to these Terms of Use and/or your use of this website.

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