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Website Usage Terms & Conditions

TERMS & CONDITIONS OF USE - PLEASE READ CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS WEBSITE.

Introduction

Thank you for visiting the Chevy Chase Village website (the “website”). We hope you find our site informative. Your access to this website is in consideration for your agreement to the following Terms and Conditions of Use. By accessing this website you are agreeing to abide by the following Terms and Conditions, without limitation or qualification, as well as all applicable laws.

Modification of Agreement

Chevy Chase Village retains the right to modify these Terms and Conditions of Use at any time and without notice, and may do so by posting notice of such modifications on this page. Such modifications shall be effective immediately upon posting, unless otherwise stated. Any continued use of this website following the posting of any modification signifies your acknowledgement and acceptance of such modification. You are encouraged to review these Terms and Conditions periodically.

Conduct

You agree to access and use this website only for lawful purposes. You are solely responsible for the knowledge of and adherence to any and all laws, statutes, rules and regulations pertaining to your use of this website. By accessing this website, you agree that you will not commit any of the following acts:

1. Use this website to commit a criminal offense or to encourage others to engage in any conduct which would constitute a criminal offense or give rise to civil liability;

2. Post or transmit any discriminatory, libelous, harassing, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, or otherwise unlawful content;

3. Use this website to impersonate other parties or entities;

4. Use this website to upload any content that contains a software virus, "Trojan Horse" or any other computer code, files, or programs that may alter, damage, or interrupt the functionality of this website or the hardware or software of any other person who accesses this website;

5. Upload, post, email, or otherwise transmit any materials that you do not have a right to transmit under any law or under a contractual relationship;

6. Alter, damage, or delete any content posted on this website;

7. Disrupt the normal flow of communication in any way;

8. Claim a relationship with or represent any business, association, or other organization with which you are not authorized to claim such a relationship or represent;

9. Post or transmit any unsolicited advertising, promotional materials, or other forms of solicitation;

10. Post any material that infringes upon or violates the intellectual property rights of another; or

11. Collect or store personal information about others.

Copyright, Trademark, and Related Issues

This website belongs to Chevy Chase Village. The copyright to the contents of this website is owned by Chevy Chase Village or other third parties who have licensed use. Your use of the images of people or places displayed on this website is prohibited unless specifically permitted by these Terms and Conditions or written permission is provided by Chevy Chase Village.

Users may download and print material from this website for their own personal, non-commercial use only, provided all copyright notices are kept intact. Permission to use any content, information or documents from this website is granted, provided that no modifications are made to any documents. Any other copying, redistributing, or publishing of any part of this website in any manner is prohibited.

The trademarks, logos, characters and service marks (collectively "Trademarks") displayed on the Chevy Chase Village website belong to Chevy Chase Village. Nothing contained on this website should be construed as granting any license or right to use any Trademark displayed on this website. Your use/misuse of the Trademarks displayed on this website, or any other content on this website, except as provided in these Terms and Conditions, is strictly prohibited. You are also advised that Chevy Chase Village will aggressively enforce its intellectual property rights to the fullest extent of the law, including civil sanction and/or criminal prosecution.

Any non-personal information, communications or material you submit to Chevy Chase Village at this website, by e-mail or otherwise, is non-confidential, and Chevy Chase Village is free to use and reproduce such information freely, and for any purpose. Specifically, Chevy Chase Village is free to use any ideas or concepts contained in any such communication for any purpose whatsoever. Any such use is without compensation to the party submitting information. By submitting information, you are also warranting that you own the material/content submitted, that it is not defamatory, and that our use will not violate any third party's rights. Chevy Chase Village is under no obligation to use the information submitted.

Linking

This website may contain links to other websites which are operated by parties other than Chevy Chase Village. These links are to companies or organizations in which we believe you may have an interest. Chevy Chase Village is not responsible for the content of any such external site or for the availability of the external site. Please be mindful of this as you link to other sites.

In general, Chevy Chase Village does not object to links to this website from third-party sites. However, you must abide by the following rules:

Unless Chevy Chase Village has a written agreement with you, you may not use any of our trademarks, logos or slogans in or with your links, except that you may link to this website using the plain text name of the website. Do not present the link to this website in any way that suggests Chevy Chase Village has any relationship or affiliation with your site or endorses, sponsors or recommends the information, products or services on your site, unless you have a specific written agreement with Chevy Chase Village to do so. Link only to the home page of this website. Do not, without our written permission: (a) incorporate any content from this website into your site (e.g., by in-lining or framing); (b) use any of our names, trademarks, slogans, or any other words or codes identifying the Chevy Chase Village website or any of its pages in any "metatag" or other information used by search engines or other information location tools to identify and select sites. Chevy Chase Village will not tolerate links from any obscene, scandalous, profane, defamatory, unlawful site, or any site that may adversely affect the name, reputation or goodwill of Chevy Chase Village and its services. Chevy Chase Village reserves the right to cancel permission to link to the Chevy Chase Village website at any time, for any reason.

Jurisdictional Issues

This website is controlled by Chevy Chase Village from its offices in Chevy Chase, Maryland, United States. These Terms and Conditions of Use and all disputes arising hereunder shall be governed, construed and decided in accordance with the laws of the State of Maryland.

Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability

Your use of and browsing on this website are at your own risk. Neither Chevy Chase Village nor any other party involved in creating, producing or delivering this website is liable for any direct, incidental, consequential, indirect, special or punitive damages arising out of your access to, or use of, this website, or otherwise arising from the website or from anything contained in or displayed on this website. Chevy Chase Village makes no warranty or representation, express or implied, with respect to the quality, content, accuracy, completeness, currency, freedom from computer virus, or non-infringement of proprietary rights, of any of the design, information, text, graphics, images, pages, interfaces, links, software, or other materials and items contained in or displayed on this website. Without limiting the foregoing, everything on this site is provided to you "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR USE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, OR “CURRENTNESS”.

Indemnification

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Chevy Chase Village and all of its employees and agents from any and all liabilities incurred in connection with any claim arising from any breach by you of these Terms and Conditions of Use, including reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs. You agree to cooperate fully in the defense of any such claim. Chevy Chase Village reserves the right to assume, at its own expense, the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you. You agree not to settle any matter without the written consent of Chevy Chase Village.