1. Acceptance of our Terms
By visiting the website City of East Chicago Website, viewing, accessing or otherwise using any of the services or information created, collected, compiled or submitted to City of East Chicago Website or our mobile application ECWORKS, you agree to be bound by the following Terms and Conditions of Service. If you do not want to be bound by our Terms your only option is not to visit, view or otherwise use the services of City of East Chicago Website. You understand, agree and acknowledge that these Terms constitute a legally binding agreement between you and City of East Chicago and that your use of City of East Chicago Website shall indicate your conclusive acceptance of this agreement.
2. Provision of Services
You agree and acknowledge that City of East Chicago Website is entitled to modify, improve or discontinue any of its services at its sole discretion and without notice to you even if it may result in you being prevented from accessing any information contained in it. Furthermore, you agree and acknowledge that City of East Chicago Website is entitled to provide services to you through subsidiaries or affiliated entities.
3. Proprietary Rights
You acknowledge and agree that City of East Chicago Website may contain proprietary and confidential information including trademarks, service marks and patents protected by intellectual property laws and international intellectual property treaties. City of East Chicago Website authorizes you to view and make a single copy of portions of its content for offline, personal, non-commercial use. Our content may not be sold, reproduced, or distributed without our written permission. Any third-party trademarks, service marks and logos are the property of their respective owners. Any further rights not specifically granted herein are reserved.
4. Official Documents
You expressly understand and agree that documents which may be found within the City of East Chicago Website are not intended to be official or certified documents of any resolution, ordinance, report, or other official record. Furthermore you expressly understand and agree that you must contact the City of East Chicago and make the appropriate request in order to receive official or certified documents or records.
5. Submitted Content
When you submit content to City of East Chicago Website you simultaneously grant City of East Chicago an irrevocable, worldwide, royalty free license to publish, display, modify, distribute and syndicate your content worldwide. You confirm and warrant that you have the required authority to grant the above license to City of East Chicago Website.
6. Termination of Agreement
The Terms of this agreement will continue to apply in perpetuity until terminated by either party without notice at any time for any reason. Terms that are to continue in perpetuity shall be unaffected by the termination of this agreement.
7. Disclaimer of Warranties
You understand and agree that your use of City of East Chicago Website is entirely at your own risk and that our services are provided "As Is" and "As Available". City of East Chicago Website does not make any express or implied warranties, endorsements or representations whatsoever as to the operation of the City of East Chicago Website, information, content, materials, or products. This shall include, but not be limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement, and warranties that access to or use of the service will be uninterrupted or error-free or that defects in the service will be corrected.
8. Limitation of Liability
You understand and agree that City of East Chicago Website and any of its subsidiaries or affiliates shall in no event be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, or exemplary damages. This shall include, but not be limited to damages for loss of profits, business interruption, business reputation or goodwill, loss of programs or information or other intangible loss arising out of the use of or the inability to use the service, or information, or any permanent or temporary cessation of such service or access to information, or the deletion or corruption of any content or information, or the failure to store any content or information. The above limitation shall apply whether or not City of East Chicago Website has been advised of or should have been aware of the possibility of such damages. In jurisdictions where the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages is not allowed the liability of City of East Chicago Website is limited to the greatest extent permitted by law.
9. External Content
City of East Chicago Website may include hyperlinks to third-party content, advertising or websites. You acknowledge and agree that City of East Chicago Website is not responsible for and does not endorse any advertising, products or resource available from such resources or websites.
10. Jurisdiction and Severability
You expressly understand and agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the country, state, province or territory determined solely by City of East Chicago to resolve any legal matter arising from this agreement or related to your use of City of East Chicago Website. If any provision of this Agreement shall be held to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable, in whole or in part by a court of competent jurisdiction, the remainder of the provisions or enforceable parts hereof shall not be affected thereby, shall remain in full force and effect and shall be enforced to the fullest extent permitted by law.
11. Entire Agreement
You understand and agree that the above Terms constitute the entire general agreement between you and City of East Chicago Website. You may be subject to additional Terms and conditions when you use, purchase or access other services, affiliate services or third-party content or material.
12. Changes to the Terms
City of East Chicago Website reserves the right to modify these Terms from time to time at our sole discretion and without any notice. Changes to our Terms become effective on the date they are posted and your continued use of City of East Chicago Website after any changes to Terms will signify your agreement to be bound by them.