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Copyright

The Texas Natural Science Center (TNSC) maintains this website (the "Website") for your personal entertainment, information, education, and communication. Please feel free to browse the Website. You may download material displayed on the Website for non-commercial, personal use only provided you also retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials. You may not, however, distribute, modify, transmit, reuse, repost, or use the content of the Website for public or commercial purposes, including the text, images, audio, and video without the TNSC’s written permission. Your access to and use of the Website is also subject to the following terms and conditions ("Terms and Conditions") and all applicable laws. By accessing and browsing the Website, you accept, without limitation or qualification, the Terms and Conditions and acknowledge that any other agreements between you and the TNSC are superseded and of no force or effect.

Terms and Conditions:

  1. You should assume that everything you see or read on the Website is copyrighted unless otherwise noted and may not be used except as provided in these Terms and Conditions or in the text on the Website without the written permission of The TNSC. The TNSC neither warrants nor represents that your use of materials displayed on the Website will not infringe rights of third parties not owned by or affiliated with the TNSC.

  2. While the TNSC uses reasonable efforts to include accurate and up to date information in the Website, the TNSC makes no warranties or representations as to its accuracy. The TNSC assumes no liability or responsibility for any errors or omissions in the content of the Website.

  3. Your use of and browsing in the Website are at your risk. Neither the TNSC nor any other party involved in creating, producing, or delivering the Website is liable for any direct, incidental, consequential, indirect, or punitive damages arising out of your access to, or use of, the Website. Without limiting the foregoing, everything on the Website is provided to you "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON INFRINGEMENT. Please note that some jurisdictions may not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so some of the above exclusions may not apply to you. Check your local laws for any restrictions or limitations regarding the exclusion of implied warranties. The TNSC also assumes no responsibility, and shall not be liable for, any damages to, or viruses that may infect, your computer equipment or other property on account of your access to, use of, or browsing in the Website or your downloading of any materials, data, text, images, video, or audio from the Website.

  4. Any communication or material you transmit to the Website by electronic mail or otherwise, including any data, questions, comments, suggestions, or the like is, and will be treated as, non-confidential and non-proprietary. Anything you transmit or post may be used by TNSC or its affiliates for any purpose, including, but not limited to, reproduction, disclosure, transmission, publication, broadcast and posting. Furthermore, TNSC is free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques contained in any communication you send to the Website for any purpose whatsoever including, but not limited to, developing, manufacturing and marketing products using such information.

  5. Images of people or places displayed on the Website are either the property of, or used with permission by the TNSC. The use of these images by you, or anyone else authorized by you, is prohibited unless specifically permitted by these Terms and Conditions or specific permission provided elsewhere on the Website. Any unauthorized use of the images may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, and communications regulations and statutes.

  6. The trademarks, logos, and service marks (collectively the "Marks") displayed on the Website, including "Texas Natural Science Center" and "Texas Memorial Museum" are registered and unregistered Marks of the TNSC and others. Nothing contained on the Website should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right to use any Mark displayed on the Website without the written permission of The TNSC or such third party that may own the Marks displayed on the Website. Your misuse of the Trademarks displayed on the Website, or any other content on the Website, except as provided in these Terms and Conditions, is strictly prohibited. Be advised that The TNSC will aggressively enforce its intellectual property rights to the fullest extent of the law, including the seeking of criminal prosecution.

  7. The TNSC has not reviewed all of the sites linked to the Website and is not responsible for the content of any off-site pages or any other sites linked to the Website. Your linking to any other off-site pages or other sites is at your own risk.

  8. The TNSC may at any time revise these Terms and Conditions by updating this posting. You are bound by any such revisions and should therefore periodically visit this page to review the then current Terms and Conditions.

  9. The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), described as the most dramatic change to copyright law in a generation, was the 105th Congress's effort to update copyright law for the digital environment.

    WARNING: Under the DMCA, The University of Texas at Austin reserves the right to terminate computing services of users who repeatedly infringe upon the rights of copyright owners.

    UT’s Designated Agent to Receive Notification of Copyright Infringment Claims:
    Elaine N. Ward
    Telephone: (512) 475-9482
    FAX: (512) 475-9282
    E-mail: DMCAagent@forum.utexas.edu