Legal Disclaimer - Terms of usage

Notice to all users: Carefully read the following legal agreement before using this Web site. By using this Web site, you signify your assent to these terms of use. If you do not agree to these terms of use, please disconnect from and do not use this Web site.

Kopriha Software is defined to be Dave Kopper, the owner of the birman.org domain.

Kopriha Software will not disclose any of your personal information, except when we believe in good faith that the law requires it, or to protect the rights or property of Kopriha Software. This includes any information you provide through the use of Birman Postcards or the Birman mailing lists (birman-breeders and/or birman-lovers).

Neither the Web site nor any element thereof, including without limitation, text, graphics, images, or other materials, may be copied, re-purposed, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or redistributed, except that you may download one copy of such materials to your individual computer for your personal, non-commercial use only (which also excludes any use by any governmental, educational, charitable, or other institutional use that is not strictly a personal use by you), provided that all copyright and other proprietary notices appearing on such materials must be preserved without alteration, modification, or obfuscation. With respect to any software downloaded by you from the Web site, such software, and all elements thereof, are licensed to you by Kopriha Software for your personal use only. You may not modify or prepare derivative works based upon the Web site, or any element thereof, and you may not redistribute, sell, de-compile, reverse engineer, disassemble, or otherwise attempt to access the source code to any software downloaded from the Web site.

All right, title, and interest in and to this Web site is owned by the Kopriha Software. The Web site is protected by United States copyright law and international treaty provisions, including without limitation the Berne Convention. All trademarks, service marks, and trade names are proprietary to the Kopriha Software. All rights not expressly licensed hereunder are reserved by the Kopriha Software.

Information and/or images provided to the Web site may already be copyrighted material. The ownership of those copyrights reside with the originators of the information and/or images and the Web site does attempt to label all such copyrights. If any information and/or images are not appropriately copyright labeled, Kopriha Software will update the copyright label upon notification or remove the inappropriate copyright material.

The Web site and all elements thereof are provided on an "as is" basis without warranty of any kind, express or implied. Kopriha Software disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including without limitation, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement. Kopriha Software does not warrant that the Web site will operate or perform in a manner that is uninterrupted or error-free, or that the Web site or host server will be maintained free of viruses or other harmful code. Kopriha Software makes no warranties that the information presented on the Web site is current, up-to-date, or accurate. Some states and jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties, so the above limitation may not apply to you. The foregoing shall be enforceable to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law.

Under no circumstances and regardless of legal theory, whether in tort, contract or otherwise, will Kopriha Software be liable to you or any other party for an indirect, special, incidental, reliance, or consequential damages, however caused, and regardless of character, including without limitation, any damages relating to lost data, computer failure or malfunctioning, or otherwise. Some states and jurisdictions do not allow the limitation of liability for consequential or indirect damages, so the foregoing limitation may not apply to you. The foregoing shall be enforceable to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law. You agree to this allocation of risk in relation to your use of the Web site.

This Web site is presented by Kopriha Software from within the United States. Neither the Web site, nor any underlying information or technology may be downloaded or otherwise exported or re-exported into, or to a national or resident of, any country to which the United States has embargoed goods (for example, Cuba, Iran, Iraq, Libya, North Korea, Sudan, Syria) or to anyone on the U.S. Treasury Department's list of Specially Designated Nations or the U.S. Commerce Department's Table of Denial Orders. By downloading or using any element of the Web site, you are agreeing to the foregoing and you are certifying that you are not located in, under the control of, or a national or resident of any such country or on any such list. In addi-tion, you are responsible for complying with any and all local laws in your jurisdiction which may impact your right to use the Web site.

Please send suggestions, additions and comments to: WebMaster - webmaster@birman.org.

Last Modified: Sunday, February 28, 1999 3:17:55 PM
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