Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy


The project partners (“Partners”; SCALE, SCOPE, CCSSO) invite you to view, use, and download a single copy of any item that appears on this Web Site for your informational, noncommercial use, provided that you keep intact all copyright, trademark, and other proprietary rights notices. Using this Web Site to evaluate whether to enter into a business relationship with the Partners shall not constitute a commercial use for the purposes hereof.


All content on this Web Site is provided to you on an "as is," "as available" basis without warranty of any kind either express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement. The Partners make no warranty as to the accuracy, completeness, currency, or reliability of any content available through this Web Site.

The Partners make no representations or warranties that use of the Web Site will be uninterrupted or error-free. You are responsible for taking all precautions necessary to ensure that any content you may obtain from the Web Site is free of viruses.


The Partners specifically disclaim any liability, whether based in contract, tort, strict liability, or otherwise, for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, or special damages arising out of or in any way connected with access to or use of the Web Site, even if the Partners have been advised of the possibility of such damages, including but not limited to reliance by any party on any content obtained through use of this Web Site, or that arises in connection with mistakes or omissions in, or delays in transmission of, information to or from the user. Interruptions in telecommunications connections to the Web Site or viruses, whether caused in whole or in part by negligence, acts of God, telecommunications failure, theft, or destruction of, or unauthorized access to the Web Site or related information.


You understand that the Internet is public and that e-mail communications between you and the Partners via this Web Site are subject to the risk of being viewed by other parties. Accordingly, you agree not to transmit confidential or proprietary information related to your business to the Partners via e-mail.


This Web Site is protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. You may not modify, reproduce, or distribute (a) content on this Web Site (other than as set forth by the copyright of each individual resource), (b) the design or layout of the Web Site or individual sections of the design or layout of the Web Site, or (c) Partner and ILN logos without the Partners’ written permission.


The Partners reserve the right to modify this Web Site and the rules and regulations governing its use at any time. Modifications will be posted on the Web Site, and users are deemed to be apprised of and bound by any changes to the Web Site. The Partners may make changes in the products and/or services described in this Web Site at any time.


The Partners reserve the right to seek all remedies available at law and in equity for violations of the rules and regulations set forth in this Web Site, including the right to block access from a particular Internet address to the Web Site.


The links in this Web Site will let you leave this Web Site. The linked sites are not under the control of the Partners, and the content available on the Internet sites linked to this Web Site do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the Partners. The Partners are providing these links to other Internet sites as a convenience to you, and access to any other Internet sites linked to this Web Site is at your own risk. The Partners assume no responsibility for, or any obligation to monitor, the content of such linked Internet sites. The inclusion of any link does not imply a recommendation or endorsement by the Partners of the linked site.

The Partners welcome links to this Web Site by governmental agencies and nonprofit organizations. Links from commercial, for-profit establishments are permitted only with prior permission from The Partners.


This Web Site is operated by the Partners from their offices within the United States of America. The Partners make no representation that the information in the Web Site is appropriate or available for use in other locations, and access to the Web Site from territories where the contents of the Web Site may be illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to access this Web Site from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws. Any claims relating to the information available on this Web Site will be governed by the laws of the District of Columbia, U.S.A., excluding the application of its conflicts of law rules.

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