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PRIVACY POLICY

Mesquite ISD Terms of Use and Privacy Statement

 

1. Disclaimer

Your access to and use of the website provided by the Mesquite Independent School District (the "District"), including any purchases for products and services (the "Service") sold via the website, is exclusively governed by these Terms of Use. The data contained in our website is for educational and informational purposes only and is not represented to be error free. The District attempts to ensure that the data provided or otherwise displayed on our website is accurate. However, the website and its contents are provided on an "as is, as available" basis. Use of the website and its contents is at the user's sole risk. The District does not warrant that any functions of the website will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that the website will be free from viruses or other harmful components. It is not intended to constitute a promise or contract of any kind. Any links to information not associated with the District are provided as a courtesy and do not constitute an endorsement by the District of any of the linked materials. By accessing or using our website, you accept and agreed to be bound by these Terms of Use as the District may modify them from time to time. If any provision of these Terms of Use or any application thereof is held to be invalid or unenforceable, that provision shall be deemed severable and the remainder of the Terms of Use shall not be affected.

2. Warranties

The website and its contents are provided without any representations, endorsements or warranties of any kind whatsoever, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, any warranties of title or accuracy and any implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement, with the sole exception of warranties (if any) that cannot be expressly excluded under applicable law.

3. Modifications

The District may at any time make modifications, changes and alterations to the data of our website, including the Terms of Use, without prior notice. You are responsible for regularly reviewing these Terms of Use. Your continued use of our website following any modifications, changes or alterations shall constitute your acceptance of such modifications, changes or alterations.

4. Intellectual Property Statement

All content of our website is the copyrighted material of the District or the appropriate contributor, and is protected by the United States and international copyright, trademark and other applicable laws. The website includes content, appearances and design, as well as the District and third party trademarks, product names, graphics, logos, slogans, colors and designs that are the property of their respective owners. Except as set forth in the relevant license agreements, nothing contained in our website grants any license or other right to any the District's intellectual property or any third party's intellectual property. The appropriate party reserves complete title and interest to its intellectual property on or associated with the website. You may not copy (other than a copy for personal use, provided you do not remove any trademark, copyright or any other notice contained in the content), modify, distribute, alter, display, reproduce, transfer or republish any of the data of our website without obtaining the written permission of the District.

5. Applicable Law

This website is created and controlled by the District in the State of Texas. As such, the laws of the State of Texas will govern these Terms of Use without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of laws. The parties agree that a condition of using this website is that any and all claims arising out of use of this website will be tried in the State of Texas and Texas law will apply. The Texas courts in Dallas County shall have exclusive jurisdiction and venue, and you consent and submit to the personal jurisdiction of such court over any claim, suit, or proceeding arising out of these Terms of Use.

6. Limitation of Liability

In no event will the District or its affiliates, representatives, contractors, or their respective officers, directors or employees be liable for any damages, including, without limitation, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or punitive damages, whether under a contract, tort or any other theory of liability, arising in connection with (i) any party's use of the website or a linked site, (ii) any failure, error, omission, interruption, defect, delay, computer virus, line system failure or loss of data, (iii) any loss of use related to our website or a linked site, (iv) any website operated by any third party, (v) or any content of this website or any linked site, even if the District is aware of the possibility of such damages.

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless the District, from and against any and all third party claims, demands, liabilities, costs or expenses, including reasonable attorneys' fees, arising from or related to any breach by you of any of these Terms of Use or applicable law, including those regarding intellectual property.

7. Privacy

The District strives to ensure the privacy and accuracy of your confidential information. In order for you to purchase products and services that we offer via the website, we require you to provide us with information that personally identifies you ("Personal Information"). Personal Information may include (i) contact data (such as your name, physical and email addresses, phone numbers and domain names), and (ii) financial data (such as your account or credit card number). We do not actively share Personal Information gathered from our Web servers. We do not provide or sell any Personal Information to outside agencies (third parties). We may disclose Personal Information when we, in good faith, believe that the law requires it or for the protection of our legal rights. Site activity data is collected throughout the website and includes information on domains, browsers, operating systems, and pages accessed. This information is used only for standard reporting purposes to improve site content and display. No attempt is made to track the activity of individuals or preserve any information relating to identified users. Although our website uses cookies to process and fulfill order requests, we do not store such cookies and such cookies are immediately discarded as soon as you close your browser. The District website links to a number of external websites to provide its users a convenient method to access information that may be useful to the user. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of the external websites in which we link. The District makes no warranties, either express or implied, concerning the content of such site, including the accuracy, completeness, reliability or suitability of such site. Once you link to a different website, the privacy policy stated herein is no longer in effect.

8. Guidelines for Children

It is our policy to comply with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 and all other applicable laws. We do not specifically collect information about children nor market our products or services to children.

Copyright July 2005, except where noted. All rights reserved.