The CID and strives to ensure confidentiality in email communication concerning community services. Nevertheless, absent the use of encryption, the Internet is not a secure medium and privacy cannot be ensured. Internet e-mail is vulnerable to interception and forging. The CID will not be responsible for any damages you or any third party may suffer as a result of the transmission of confidential information you make while using the CID.
The CID does not use “cookies” or other tracking methods to gather data on Internet users. It does measure overall site usage, but does not collect or maintain information on the identity of such users.
The User is prohibited from posting or transmitting on or through the Directory any unlawful, threatening, violent, libelous, defamatory, obscene, indecent, inflammatory, pornographic, or profane material, or any material that could constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to a civil liability, or otherwise violate any law. In addition, the User is prohibited from posting or transmitting on or through the Directory any information which (a) infringes upon the rights of others, or (b) is protected by copyright, trademark, or other proprietary right, unless with the express written consent of the owner of the right.
Furthermore, the user may not, or allow others to, directly or indirectly:
use the Directory in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden or impair it;
use the Directory or its Content for commercial or philanthropic prospection purposes (including by use of unsolicited commercial e-mail or SPAM);
interfere with the security of, or otherwise abuse, the Directory or any services, system resources, accounts, servers or networks connected to or accessible through the Website or affiliated or linked Websites;
disrupt or interfere with any other person’s use or enjoyment of the Directory or affiliated or linked Websites;
upload, post or otherwise transmit on the Directory any items, including without limitation computer viruses, or other harmful, disruptive or destructive files or computer programs; or
use any robot, spider or other automatic program or device, or manual process to monitor, copy, summarize, or otherwise extract information from the Directory or the Content in whole or in part.
You agree that you are solely responsible for all your actions and communications undertaken or transmitted in the course of your usage of the Directory, and that you will comply with all applicable guidelines concerning the use of or activities on the Directory or in respect of the Content. You shall be solely liable for any damages resulting from any infringement of copyright, trademark or other proprietary right, or any other harm resulting from your use of the Directory.
Limitation of Liability
In no event shall the CID be liable for damages of any kind, including, without limitation, any indirect, special, incidental or consequential damage or any other damages whatsoever and howsoever caused, arising out of or in connection with the use of the Directory or in reliance on the information available on the Directory, including, without limitation, any loss of use, lost data, lost business profits, business interruption, or any other loss incurred in connection with the use or misuse of the Directory, regardless of the cause and whether the action is in contract, civil liability, or otherwise. The foregoing limitation shall apply even if the CID staff knew of or ought to have known of the possibility of such damages.
The user agrees to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless the CID and all third parties mentioned in the Directory, from and against any and all claims, actions, or demands, including without limitation reasonable legal and accounting fees, resulting from the use of the Directory or your breach of this agreement.