Terms of Service

1. Terms

By accessing this web site, www.5Steps.LA you are agreeing to be bound by these web site Terms and Conditions of Use, all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing this site. The materials contained in this web site are protected by applicable copyright and trade mark law.

This website and all the 5 Steps to Neighborhood Preparedness materials including toolkit materials may not be reproduced, reused, or duplicated in whole or in part by any corporation or government agency without the express written consent of Constant and Associates, Inc. and MacKay Media, Inc.

2. Use License

Permission is granted to temporarily download one copy of the materials (information or software) on www.5Steps.LA’s web site for personal, non-commercial transitory viewing only. This is the grant of a license, not a transfer of title, and under this license you may not:

  • modify or copy the materials;
  • use the materials for any commercial purpose, or for any public display (commercial or non-commercial);
  • attempt to decompile or reverse engineer any software contained on www.5Steps.LA’s web site;
  • remove any copyright or other proprietary notations from the materials; or
  • transfer the materials to another person or “mirror” the materials on any other server.

This license shall automatically terminate if you violate any of these restrictions and may be terminated by MacKay Media, Inc at any time. Upon terminating your viewing of these materials or upon the termination of this license, you must destroy any downloaded materials in your possession whether in electronic or printed format.

3. Disclaimer

The materials on www.5Steps.LA’s web site are provided “as is”. www.5Steps.LA makes no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties, including without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights. Further, www.5Steps.LA does not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of the materials on its Internet web site or otherwise relating to such materials or on any sites linked to this site.

4. Limitations

In no event shall www.5Steps.LA or its suppliers be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption,) arising out of the use or inability to use the materials on www.5Steps.LA’s Internet site, even if www.5Steps.LA or a www.5Steps.LA authorized representative has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage. Because some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties, or limitations of liability for consequential or incidental damages, these limitations may not apply to you.

5. Revisions and Errata

The materials appearing on www.5Steps.LA’s web site could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. www.5Steps.LA does not warrant that any of the materials on its web site are accurate, complete, or current. www.5Steps.LA may make changes to the materials contained on its web site at any time without notice. www.5Steps.LA does not, however, make any commitment to update the materials.

6. Links

www.5Steps.LA has not reviewed all of the sites linked to its Internet web site and is not responsible for the contents of any such linked site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by www.5Steps.LA of the site. Use of any such linked web site is at the user’s own risk.

7. Site Terms of Use Modifications

www.5Steps.LA may revise these terms of use for its web site at any time without notice. By using this web site you are agreeing to be bound by the then current version of these Terms and Conditions of Use.

8. Governing Law

Any claim relating to www.5Steps.LA’s web site shall be governed by the laws of the State of California without regard to its conflict of law provisions.

WEBSITE TERMS AND CONDITIONS

The following are the terms and conditions for use of www.5Steps.LA, with domain name, www.5Steps.LA (“the website”).

The website is owned, hosted and maintained by MacKay Media, Inc., Inc.

By accessing and using the website, you (“the user”), agree to be legally bound by the terms and conditions as are set out in this notice. The user is therefore urged to familiarize themselves with these terms and conditions prior to the usage of the website. If the user does not wish to be bound by these terms and conditions, then he / she may not access, display, use, download and/or otherwise copy or distribute any of the content of this website.

1. USER PRIVACY

1.1 To ensure acquaintance with and awareness of the privacy measures and polices MacKay Media, Inc., the user acknowledges that he / she has read and understood the underlying privacy clauses incorporated in these terms and conditions:

  • the user may visit the website without providing any personal information.
  • for MacKay Media, Inc. to continually assess the popularity and use of the website and improve it for the users, the website server will collect information to measure the number of visits, average time spent at the website, pages viewed, etc.
  • MacKay Media, Inc. includes a privacy policy to tell how your information is used or may be used.

2. USER CONDUCT

2.1 The user agrees that the use of this website will be for lawful purposes only and no modification of the material or content will be permitted.

2.2 The user agrees that he / she will not use this website for any unlawful purpose, including but not limited to:

  • commercial purposes;
  • commission of a criminal offence
  • transmit unlawful material; including but not limited to:
  • publishing, posting, uploading, distributing or disseminating any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information;
  • uploading files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy of publicity);
  • uploading files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another’s computer;
  • falsify or delete any author attributions, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded;
  • gain unauthorized access to other computer systems, with intention to harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including e-mail addresses, without their consent; or
  • violate any applicable laws or regulations.

3. UPDATING OF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS

3.1 MacKay Media, Inc. reserves the right to, from time to time and at its own discretion, change, modify, add to or remove from portions or the whole of the terms and conditions. Changes to the terms and conditions will become effective upon such changes being posted to the website. It is thus the user’s obligation to at all times, check the terms and conditions on the website for changes or updates.

3.1a The user’s continued use of the website following the posting of changes or updates will be considered notice of the user’s acceptance to abide by and be bound by the terms and conditions, including such changes or updates.

4. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

4.1 The user agrees to access and use this site entirely at your own risk and all content on the website is provided “as is” without any warranty or condition of any kind.

4.2 MacKay Media, Inc. makes no representations or warranties of any kind, whether express or implied:

  • as to the suitability, reliability, availability, timeliness and accuracy of content on the website;
  • that the functions provided by the website will be uninterrupted or error-free, or that the website or the server is free from viruses or other harmful components.

4.3 While MacKay Media, Inc. will take every effort is made to ensure that the information provided on the website is current and accurate, the user should not assume that the information on the website is always current or accurate, and other sources of this information should be consulted before making any decision to act on the information displayed on this website and the user acknowledges that they will not hold MacKay Media, Inc., Constant & Associates, Inc., The City of Los Angeles, its parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, employees, officials, suppliers, agents and/or representatives, under no circumstances and will keep them fully indemnified, from and against any loss or damage suffered or liability incurred in respect of any third party, which arises from the user’s use of the website, and such loss or damage may include but not limited to, liable for any defamatory, offensive or illegal conduct of other users or third parties.

4.4 The user acknowledges that they will not hold MacKay Media, Inc., Constant & Associates, Inc., The City of Los Angeles, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, employees, officials, suppliers, agents and/or representatives liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, consequential damages, or any damages whatsoever arising from the use of this website regardless of how the damages arise, which damages may include but not limited to:

  • damages for loss of data or profits, arising out of or in any way connected with the use or performance of the website, including but not limited to claim, demand, or damage, injury caused by any failure of performance or errors, omission, inaccuracy, interpretation, deletion, defect, delay in accessing material or content of the website, viruses, connection failures, theft, alteration of use, attorneys? fees, or any other action asserted by any third party due to or arising out of your use of or conduct on the website;
  • incompleteness of material or content on the website;
  • errors, omissions or inaccuracy of material or content on the website;
  • the delay or inability to use the website or related services; e) the provision of or failure to provide services or for any information, software, products, services or related graphics obtained through the website; or
  • any other damages otherwise arising out of the use of the website, whether based on contract, tort, negligence, strict liability or otherwise even if MacKay Media, Inc. has been advised of the possibility of damages.

5. PROPRIETARY RIGHTS TO CONTENT

5.1 MacKay Media, Inc. retains copyright in the website and all current and future content that is displayed on the website which is not owned by third parties.

5.2 The user acknowledges that content, including but not limited to text, graphics or other material contained in either sponsor advertisements or electronically distributed, commercially produced information presented to him / her by the website is protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents or other proprietary rights and laws.

5.3 The user may make a copy of this content for his / her personal, non-commercial use only, provided that he / she keeps all copyright and other proprietary notices intact.

5.4 The user may not, for any commercial purpose without written prior consent of MacKay Media, Inc., modify, copy, reproduce, duplicate, republish, resell, upload, post, transmit, or distribute in any way content available through the website and its associated web sites.

5.5 The user understands that certain images have been purchased for use on this site.

6. EXTERNAL LINKS

6.1 This website provides links to other websites.

6.2 The fact that we have such links must not be construed as constituting any relationship or endorsement of the linked third party unless otherwise specified, and reliance on all information and content provided by the external links is done so at the user’s own risk.

6.3 Third party advertising and promotional material may be displayed on the site from time to time, and the display of such material should not be construed as MacKay Media, Inc. endorsing or creating any relationship between MacKay Media, Inc. and that third party. Reliance on any such promotional or advertising material is entirely at the user’s own risk.

7. LINKING Any third party wishing to link the website to their website must obtain permission from MacKay Media, Inc. by directing such request to the webmaster, using the contact details in clause 11 below and permission may be granted on terms and conditions agreed to by MacKay Media, Inc.

8. AMENDMENTS MacKay Media, Inc. reserves the right to make changes and/or terminate access to any part or the entire website and any related service(s) at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice, effective immediately, for any reason whatsoever.

9. APPLICABLE LAW

9.1 This website is owned, operated and hosted within the borders of the Commonwealth of California, as such, these terms and conditions shall be governed by the laws of California.

10. ENTIRE AGREEMENT These terms and conditions constitute the entire agreement with respect to use of the website and supersede any and all previous agreements, either verbal or written, with respect to the use of this website.

11. CONTACT DETAILS In the event that the user needs to contact MacKay Media, Inc. for purposes related to these terms and conditions, the following contact details may be used:

MacKay Media, Inc.
10008 National Blvd. Ste. 364
Los Angeles, CA. 90034
email: info@mackay-media.com

12. COPYRIGHT NOTICE

All contents of the website are: Copyright © MacKay Media, Inc. 2014 Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.