Modification of the Agreement
Eligibility, Registration, Access, and Termination
The Ethics CORE site is limited to non-commercial educational and research activities. Posting of spam messages or other commercial advertisements is a violation of these terms and may result in termination of your account.
Certain portions of Ethics CORE are limited to registered users and/or allow a user to participate in online services by entering personal information. You agree that any information provided to Ethics CORE in these areas will be complete and accurate, and that you will neither register under the name of nor attempt to enter Ethics CORE under the name of another person or entity.
You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your user ID and password, if any, and for restricting access to your computer, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password. Ethics CORE does not authorize use of your User ID by third-parties.
You are responsible at all times for using Ethics CORE in a manner that is legal, ethical, and not to the detriment of others. Quotas for disk storage, job submissions, and other limited resources are strictly enforced. You may request an increase in your quota, but attempting to circumvent your quota is unethical and may lead to a termination of your account. You agree to delete unused files and acknowledge that if you fail to do so, the files may be deleted for you. You agree that you will not:
THE Ethics CORE AND ANY INFORMATION, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES ON IT ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Ethics CORE do not warrant, and hereby disclaim any warranties, either express or implied, with respect to the accuracy, adequacy or completeness of any good, service, or information obtained from Ethics CORE. the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign does not warrant that Ethics CORE will operate in an uninterrupted or error-free manner or that Ethics CORE is free of viruses or other harmful components. Use of Ethics CORE is at your own risk.
You agree that Ethics CORE and its administrator, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, shall have no liability for any consequential, indirect, punitive, special or incidental damages, whether foreseeable or unforeseeable (including, but not limited to, claims for defamation, errors, loss of data, or interruption in availability of data), arising out of or relating to your use of Ethics CORE or any resource that you access through nationalethicscenter.org.
The Ethics CORE site hosts content from a number of authors. The statements and views of these authors are theirs alone, and do not reflect the stances or policies of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign or their sponsors, nor does their posting imply the endorsement of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign or their sponsors.
Choice of Law/Forum Selection/Attorney Fees
You agree that any dispute arising out of or relating to Ethics CORE, whether based in contract, tort, statutory or other law, will be governed by federal law and by the laws of Illinois, excluding its conflicts of law provisions. You further consent to the personal jurisdiction of and exclusive venue in the federal and state courts located in and serving Champaign County, Illinois as the exclusive legal forums for any such dispute.