Terms of Use

Terms of Use

Acceptance of Terms of Use
Please read through these Terms of Use carefully. By accessing and/or using the City of Dahlonega ’s Web site at www.Dahlonega-GA.gov (the “Public Site”) or by otherwise accessing any content found on the Site, you are deemed to have entered into an agreement with the City of Dahlonega and to have agreed to be bound by the terms set out below.

The Site is owned and operated by the City of Dahlonega.

Intellectual Property Protection
The contents and design of the Sites and any material electronically provided to you or otherwise supplied to you in conjunction with the Sites (such contents, design and materials being collectively referred to as the "the City of Dahlonega  Content"), are copyright of the City of Dahlonega  and the other contributors to the Sites. You may not use or reproduce or allow anyone to use or reproduce any trade marks (such as the “the City of Dahlonega ” name and logo or other trade names appearing on the Sites) for any reason without written permission from the City of Dahlonega  or the identified owner. The software which operates the Sites is proprietary software and you may not use it except as expressly allowed under these Terms of Use. You may not copy, reverse engineer, modify or otherwise deal with the software.

Use of the City of Dahlonega Content
You may retrieve and display the the City of Dahlonega Content on a computer screen, print individual pages on paper (but not photocopy them) and store such pages in electronic form on your computer for your personal, non-commercial use. Except as expressly set out above, you may not reproduce, modify or in any way commercially exploit any of the the City of Dahlonega Content. In particular, but without limiting the general application of the restrictions contained in the preceding sentence, you may not do any of the following without prior written permission from the City of Dahlonega :

  1. reproduce or store in or transmit to any other Web site, newsgroup, mailing list, electronic bulletin board, server or other storage device connected to a network or regularly or systematically store in electronic or print form, all or any part of the the City of Dahlonega Content, or
  2. modify, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale of, reproduce, create derivative works from, distribute, perform, display, or in any way exploit all or any part of the the City of Dahlonega Content (including use as part of any library, archive or similar service) without the prior written consent of the City of Dahlonega , or
  3. remove the copyright or trade mark notice from any copies of the the City of Dahlonega Content made under these Terms of Use.

Any use of the the City of Dahlonega Content not specifically permitted above is expressly prohibited.

Requests for permission for other uses may be sent to the City of Dahlonega , , Attention: General Counsel.

Third Party Transactions
You may use the Site to purchase products or services from the City of Dahlonega 's third party partners. In that event, your contract for such products will be with the third party partner and not with the City of Dahlonega .

Term and Termination
the City of Dahlonega may, in its discretion, terminate or suspend your access to all or part of the Sites (including any right to access and use the the City of Dahlonega Content) with cause by delivering notice to you.

The rights of termination are in addition to all other rights or remedies of the City of Dahlonega provided in these Terms of Use or by law.

Changes to the Sites
the City of Dahlonega reserves the right, in its discretion, to suspend, change, modify, add or remove portions of the the City of Dahlonega Content available on the Site at any time.

Registration, Passwords and Responsibilities
The Site is only open to you if you register and are a member of the the City of Dahlonega community (includes the City of Dahlonega members, chairs, speakers, the City of Dahlonega Associates or staff). You are solely responsible for the confidentiality and use of and access to the the City of Dahlonega Content and the Member Site using your user name and sign-on password. You agree to immediately notify the City of Dahlonega if you become aware of any loss or theft of any sign-on password or any unauthorized use of a sign-on password, user name, or of the the City of Dahlonega Content or the Sites. You will provide the City of Dahlonega with accurate, complete registration information (including in particular your e-mail address) and inform the City of Dahlonega of any changes to such information. For the purpose of confirming your compliance with the terms of these Terms of Use, the City of Dahlonega reserves the right to monitor and record activity on the Site, including access to the the City of Dahlonega Content.

Each registration is for a single user only. You may not share your user name and password with any other person. the City of Dahlonega does not permit access through a single name and password being made available to multiple users on a network. the City of Dahlonega may cancel or suspend your access to the Sites if you do this without further obligation to you.

Privacy Policy
The information that you provide about yourself to the City of Dahlonega will only be used in accordance with the City of Dahlonega 's Privacy Policy Statement.

No Warranty, Disclaimer of Liability and Indemnity
While every effort has been made to ensure the high quality and accuracy of the Sites, the City of Dahlonega makes no warranty, express or implied concerning the the City of Dahlonega Content, the Sites, software or products or services available through the Sites (the "Site Services"), which are provided "as is". the City of Dahlonega expressly disclaims all warranties, including but not limited to warranties of fitness for a particular purpose and warranties of merchantability. In no event will the City of Dahlonega , its affiliates or other suppliers be liable for direct, special, incidental, or consequential damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of business profits, business interruption, loss of business information or other pecuniary loss) arising directly or indirectly from the use of (or failure to use) or reliance on the Site Services, even if the City of Dahlonega has been advised of the possibility that such damages may arise. the City of Dahlonega does not guarantee the accuracy, content, or timeliness of the the City of Dahlonega Content or Site Services or that they or related systems are free from viruses or other contaminating or destructive properties.

In no event will any liability of the City of Dahlonega , its affiliates, agents and licensors to you (and/or any third party) arising out of any kind of legal claim (whether in contract, tort, or otherwise) in any way connected with the Site Services or breach of these Terms of Use by the City of Dahlonega exceed the amount, if any, paid by you to the City of Dahlonega in respect of the particular Site Service to which the claim relates or by way of membership dues.

Upon the City of Dahlonega 's request, you agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless the City of Dahlonega  from any claims and expenses, including reasonable legal fees, related to any breach of these Terms of Use by you or your use of any Site Services.

Force Majeure
the City of Dahlonega , its affiliates and its information providers will not be liable or deemed to be in default for any delay or failure in performance or interruption of the delivery of the the City of Dahlonega  Content resulting directly or indirectly from any cause or circumstance beyond its or their reasonable control, including but not limited to failure of electronic or mechanical equipment or communication lines, telephone or other interconnect problems, computer viruses, unauthorized access, theft, operator errors, severe weather, earthquakes or natural disasters, strikes or other labor problems, wars, or governmental restrictions.

Changes to these Terms
the City of Dahlonega  may, in its discretion, change these Terms of Use (including those relating to your use of Sites and/or the the City of Dahlonega  Content). When the Terms of Use are changed, the City of Dahlonega  will notify you by e-mail or by publishing details of those changes by including them in these Terms of Use. If you use the Sites after the City of Dahlonega  has published or notified you of the changes, you are agreeing now to be bound by those changes. If you do not agree to be bound by those changes, you should not use the Sites any further after they are published. Access to certain the the City of Dahlonega  Content may be subject to additional terms and conditions.

Advertising, Third Party Content and other Web sites
Parts of the Site may contain third party content. Content providers are responsible for ensuring that material submitted for inclusion on the Sites complies with international and national law. the City of Dahlonega  is not responsible for any third party content. The Sites may contain links to other Web sites. the City of Dahlonega  is not responsible for the availability of these Web sites or their contents.

Assignment of Agreement
This agreement is personal to you and your rights and obligations under these Terms of Use may not be assigned, sub-licensed or otherwise transferred. This agreement may be assigned to a third party by the City of Dahlonega  .

Non-Waiver
No delay or omission on the part of either party in requiring performance by the other party of its obligations will operate as a waiver of any right.

Notices
Notices to the City of Dahlonega  must be given in writing by letter and sent to the City of Dahlonega  ’s last known place of business in GA (to the attention of the General Counsel).

Severability/Survival/Statute of Limitations
If any provision of these Terms of Use is invalid or unenforceable, such will not render all the Terms of Use unenforceable or invalid but rather the Terms of Use will be read and construed as if the invalid or unenforceable provision(s) are not contained therein. Any cause of action of yours with respect to these Terms must be filed in a court of competent jurisdiction in GA, USA, within one year after the cause of action has arisen, or such cause will be barred, invalid, and void.

Whole Agreement
Save as expressly referred to herein, any representation, warranty, term or condition not expressly set out in these Terms of Use shall not apply.

Headings
Headings in these Terms of Use are for convenience only and have no legal meaning or effect.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction
These Terms of Use shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the law of the State of Georgia. The parties irrevocably agree that the courts of Dahlonega, Georgia shall (subject to the paragraph below) have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute which may arise out of, under, or in connection with these Terms of Use or the legal relationship established by them, and for those purposes irrevocably submit all disputes to the jurisdiction of the Dahlonega, Georgia courts.

For the exclusive benefit of the City of Dahlonega, the City of Dahlonega shall retain the right to bring proceedings as to the substance of the matter in the courts of the country of your residence or, where these Terms of Use are entered into in the course of your trade or profession, the country of your principal place of business.