Terms and Conditions
Legal Terms and Conditions of Use
This page states the Terms and Conditions under which you may use CFA Society Portland's Web Site. Please read this page carefully. By using this web site, you agree to be bound by the Terms and Conditions stated here. Therefore, if you cannot accept these Terms and Conditions, please do not use the web site. CFA Society Portland may revise these Terms and Conditions at any time by updating this posting. Therefore, you should visit this page periodically to review the Terms and Conditions, because they are binding on you.
Use of Site Material
The contents of this web site are protected against unauthorized use in the U.S. and other countries by copyright and other intellectual property laws. CFA Society Portland authorizes you to view and download a single copy of the material on this web site solely for your personal, non-commercial use. You must retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the original material on any copy you make of the site material. You may not sell or modify our site material or reproduce, display, publicly perform, distribute, or otherwise use the material in any way for any public or commercial purpose. The names, marks and logos appearing in this web site are, unless otherwise noted, trademarks owned by or licensed to CFA Society Portland. The use of these marks, except as provided in these Terms and Conditions, is prohibited. If you violate any of these terms, your permission to use the site material automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any copies you have made of the material. CFA Society Portland reserves all other rights it may have at law or in equity.
Use of Links and Logos
You do not need to request permission to create a text link from your web site to the CFA Society Portland web site. However, if you would like to use a graphic or logo of CFA Society Portland, you must request permission. Please send all requests to Joe Lange at firstname.lastname@example.org. CFA Society Portland reserves the right to request the removal of any link.
CFA Society Portland's Liability
CFA Society Portland makes no representations about the accuracy, reliability, completeness, or timeliness of the material on this web site or about the results to be obtained from using the web site. You use the web site and its material at your own risk. Changes are periodically made to the web site and may be made at any time.
THIS WEB SITE AND ITS MATERIAL ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, CFA SOCIETY PORTLAND HEREBY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, INCLUDING THE WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTY RIGHTS, AND THE WARRANTY OF FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE. IN NO EVENT SHALL CFA Society Portland BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE MATERIAL ON THIS WEB SITE OR SITES LINKED TO THIS WEB SITE, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT CFA SOCIETY PORTLAND IS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
By using this web site, you agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless CFA Society Portland, its officers, directors, employees and agents, from and against any and all losses, claims, damages, costs and expenses (including reasonable legal and accounting fees) which CFA Society Portland may become obligated to pay arising or resulting from your use of the site material or your breach of these Terms and Conditions.
This site is controlled by CFA Institute from its offices in Charlottesville, Virginia, U.S.A. CFA Society Portland does not claim that the materials on this web site are appropriate or may be used outside of the United States. Access to the web site's materials may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries. If you access the web site from outside of the United States, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with the laws of your jurisdiction.
These Terms and Conditions are governed by the substantive laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia, without respect to its conflict of laws principles. Any action or proceeding arising from or relating to the use of this website shall be brought and maintained only in a state or federal.
Notice and Procedure for Making Claims of Copyright Infringement
Pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (the "DMCA"), all notices of alleged copyright infringement on this web site must be sent to the site's designated agent:
Name: Joseph P. Lange
Address: CFA Institute
915 East High Street
Charlottesville, Virginia 22902
To be effective under the DMCA, the notice must be a written communication and must include:
1. A physical or electronic signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright or other exclusive intellectual property right;
2. Identification of the work claimed to have been infringed;
3. Description and location of the material that is claimed to be infringing;
4. Contact information for the complaining party such as a mailing address, telephone number or email address;
5. A statement that the complaining party has a good faith belief that use of the material is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent or by law; and
6. A statement, made under penalty of perjury, that the information is accurate and that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner.
These Terms and Conditions are governed by the substantive laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia, without respect to its conflict of laws principles. Any action or proceeding arising from or relating to the use of this website shall be brought and maintained only in a state or federal court in Charlottesville, Virginia, U.S.A., and you consent to the personal jurisdiction of these courts. If any provision is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these Terms and Conditions, which shall remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any of these Terms and Conditions shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or any other term. Except as expressly provided elsewhere in our web site, these Terms and Conditions constitute the entire agreement between you and CFA Society Portland with respect to the use of our web site. Any changes to these Terms and Conditions must be made in writing, signed by an authorized representative of CFA Society Portland.