Terms of Use

The Privacy and Terms of Use pages both contain some sample text that must be reviewed and edited by your organization.  It's important to have these for legal reasons.  If you have a merchant account, the merchant account provider typically requires these pages to be here, as well as information on the organization's refund policy, shipping policy, physical mailing address, and phone number. These are part of PCI compliance, which you can read more about here.

Need to edit this page or remove this section?  In the admin area, go to Content > Page Content and search for the name of this page.  You'll see a Content & Layout button on the right.  Click to edit the section labeled Introduction, and then you can modifications or delete this section.

The content below is sample content and not intended for use as is. You are advised to review with your attorney. Your merchant account provider will require certain points to be covered, such as your payment and return policies. Copyright handling should be discussed, contact information posted, along with general legal sections, such as warranties and liability, indemnification, jurisdiction, etc.


TERMS OF USAGE ("TERMS") FOR THE WEB SITE OF THE MISSOURI ASSOCIATION OF PUBLIC PURCHASING

By using this web site (the "Web Site"), you agree to be bound by the Terms set forth below.

Use of this Web Site

The Web Site is for the use of individuals in connection with Missouri Association of Public Purchasing only and may not be used for any other purposes, including any other personal or commercial purposes. Any improper and/or unauthorized uses of the Web Site are prohibited. You further agree that through your use of this Web Site, you agree to and accept the Privacy Policy of this Web Site.

Use by Children

The Web Site does not offer products or services for sale to, and does not solicit or accept contributions from children under 18. By using this Web Site, you represent to us that you are 18 years old or older. Missouri Association of Public Purchasing, its employees, officers, directors and contractors will not be liable for any damages that may result from misrepresentation of age by a user of our Web Site.

Copyright and Other Rights

Missouri Association of Public Purchasing owns and retains all proprietary rights to all material in the Web Site. The Web Site may contain the copyrighted material, trademarks, and other proprietary information of Missouri Association of Public Purchasing The Web Site's custom graphics and other content may not be copied, imitated or used, in whole or in part, except as provided for herein. You may electronically copy and print to hard copy portions of this Web Site for the sole purpose of using materials it contains for informational and non-commercial, personal use only. Any other use of the materials in this Web Site, including any commercial use, reproduction for purposes other than described above, and/or any modification, distribution, republication, display or performance is prohibited.

Disclaimer

THIS WEB SITE AND THE MATERIALS IN THIS WEB SITE ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. MISSOURI ASSOCIATION OF PUBLIC PURCHASING DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. MISSOURI ASSOCIATION OF PUBLIC PURCHASING DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT MATERIALS IN THIS WEB SITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY INFORMATION ABOUT MISSOURI ASSOCIATION OF PUBLIC PURCHASING PROVIDED BY THIRD PARTIES, ARE ACCURATE, COMPLETE, RELIABLE, CURRENT OR ERROR-FREE. MISSOURI ASSOCIATION OF PUBLIC PURCHASING DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THIS WEB SITE OR ITS SERVER(S) ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.

Missouri Association of Public Purchasing reserves the right to change any and all content contained on this Web site at any time without notice. Reference to any services, processes or other information, by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, supplier or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation thereof by Missouri Association of Public Purchasing

Limitation of Liability

IN NO EVENT SHALL MISSOURI ASSOCIATION OF PUBLIC PURCHASING OR ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, MEMBERS, DONORS OR CONTRACTORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES OF ANY KIND WHETHER IN AN ACTION IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO NEGLIGENCE) OR OTHERWISE, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THIS WEB SITE OR THE MATERIALS CONTAINED IN, OR ACCESSED THROUGH, THIS WEB SITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY DAMAGES CAUSED BY OR RESULTING FROM RELIANCE BY USER ON ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED FROM MISSOURI ASSOCIATION OF PUBLIC PURCHASING OR THAT RESULTS FROM MISTAKES, OMISSIONS, INTERRUPTIONS, DELETION OF FILES OR EMAIL, ERROR, DEFECTS, VIRUSES, DELAYS IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION OR ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, WHETHER OR NOT RESULTING FROM ACTS OF GOD, COMMUNICATIONS FAILURE, THEFT, DESTRUCTION OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO MISSOURI ASSOCIATION OF PUBLIC PURCHASING'S RECORDS, PROGRAMS OR SERVICES.

IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AGGREGATE LIABILITY OF MISSOURI ASSOCIATION OF PUBLIC PURCHASING (WHETHER IN CONTRACT, WARRANTY, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE WHETHER ACTIVE, PASSIVE OR IMPUTED), PRODUCT LIABILITY, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHER THEORY) ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE USE OF MISSOURI ASSOCIATION OF PUBLIC PURCHASING'S WEB SITE EXCEED ANY COMPENSATION YOU PAY, IF ANY, TO MISSOURI ASSOCIATION OF PUBLIC PURCHASING FOR ACCESS TO OR USE OF THIS WEB SITE.

Third Party Links

Missouri Association of Public Purchasing may provide links to web pages and content of third parties ("Third Party Content") as a service to those interested in this information. Missouri Association of Public Purchasing does not monitor, nor does it have any control over, any Third Party Content. Missouri Association of Public Purchasing does not endorse or adopt any Third Party Content and can make no guarantee as to its accuracy or completeness. Missouri Association of Public Purchasing makes no representations or warranties of any kind regarding such Third Party Content, or any information contained therein, and undertakes no responsibility to update or review any Third Party Content. When leaving the Missouri Association of Public Purchasing site, you should be aware that Missouri Association of Public Purchasing's terms and policies no longer govern, and, therefore, you should review the applicable terms and policies, including privacy and data gathering practices, of that site. Users use these links and Third Party Content contained therein at their own risk.

Severability and Non-waiver

If any provision of these Terms of Use shall be deemed unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these Terms of Use and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. The failure of Missouri Association of Public Purchasing to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any of the provisions of these Terms of Use or to exercise any rights or remedies under these Terms of Use will not be construed as a waiver or relinquishment to any extent of Missouri Association of Public Purchasing's right to assert or rely upon any such provisions, rights, or remedies in that or any other instance; rather, the same will be and remain in full force and effect.

Indemnity

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Missouri Association of Public Purchasing, its independent contractors, service providers and consultants, and their respective directors, contractors and agents, from and against any third party claim, damages, costs and expenses (including, but not limited to, reasonable attorneys' fees) arising out of your use of this Web Site, including without limitation any actual or threatened suit, demand, or claim made against Missouri Association of Public Purchasing and/or its independent contractors, service providers, or consultants.

Venue

The laws of Missouri will govern and construe these Terms of Use without giving effect to any conflict of laws or provisions to the contrary.