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Terms and Conditions

Welcome to the Nightlight Reading NFP Website (“Site”). Please review the following basic terms that govern your access to and use of the Site and the purchase of any products here. These terms are a legal contract between you and Nightlight Reading NFP. It is important that you review these Terms carefully before you use the Site. Please note that your use of our Site constitutes agreement on your part to accept and be bound by these Terms.

GENERAL Nightlight Reading NFP may change these Terms at any time at our discretion.  We will post all modifications to this page and note the date of any changes.  Your continued use of the Site following any such change means you agree to accept and be bound by the terms as changed.

Nightlight Reading NFP also reserves the right to change, add to, move or delete portions of our Site as needed.

Our Privacy Policy also governs the use of the Site.  By using the Site, you indicate that you have read and understand these policies and consent to the collection, use, and disclosure of your information as described in our Privacy Policy.

NO UNLAWFUL OR PROHIBITED USE    As a condition of your use of the Site and/or any services or products (the “Services”) provided by Nightlight Reading NFP, you agree not to use the Site or any of its Services for any purpose that is prohibited by these Terms or is unlawful or violates any applicable laws, conditions, or restrictions. You agree NOT to: a) use any Services in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden or impair our server or the network(s) connected thereto; b) interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the Site or any Services; c) attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Site or any Services, other accounts, computer systems or networks connected to any Nightlight Reading NFP server or the Site through hacking, password mining or any other automated means; d) impersonate any person or entity or falsely state or misrepresent your affiliation with any person or entity; e) upload or otherwise transmit any communication, software, or materials that contain a virus or is otherwise harmful to the Site or its users’ computers or systems, or f) use the Site or any Services for commercial purposes without the express additional approval of Nightlight Reading NFP.  This Site is offered for your personal use only.

USER CONTENT AND COMMUNICATION.   The Site may allow users to post content and communicate with others.  These communications may include information, requests, reviews, creative works and any other materials submitted, posted, uploaded, sent or otherwise transmitted to the Site (“User Content”). Nightlight Reading NFP is not responsible for User Content that is submitted or posted to the Site, including material posted on boards, forums, blogs or other public areas or submitted in response to any contest sponsored by Nightlight Reading NFP.  By submitting any User Content you consent to the following rules: a) you are personally and solely responsible for all User Content you may post; b) you are the owner or proper licensee of all User Content you post; c) you may not post or transmit any User Content that infringes on the copyright, trademark, or other intellectual property rights of any third person, is false or misleading, libelous, defamatory, obscene, abusive, hateful or sexually explicit, violates the privacy or publicity rights of any third person, or is unlawful under any applicable local, state, national or international law; d) User Content may not contain any commercial material.  Nightlight Reading NFP is not responsible for any User Content and has no duty to monitor any User Content posted on the Site.  Notwithstanding the foregoing, Nightlight Reading NFP reserves the right to remove any User Content found to violate any these rules.  Your use and/or reliance on any information contained in User Content is at your own risk. By posting User Content on the Site you grant to Nightlight Reading NFP a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free, irrevocable and perpetual right to use and display the User Content on the Site and to reproduce, distribute, modify, publish, translate, make, and sell such User Content, in whole or in part, on the Site and in any media as Nightlight Reading NFP sees fit and you waive any and all claims you might otherwise have for such use or non-use.  Nightlight Reading NFP reserves the right to delete or destroy any User Content at any time.

In addition to these Terms, Contestants who participate in any contests sponsored on the Site should also consult the rules and regulations of the contest found here {add link}.

OWNERSHIP OF SITE CONTENT    Unless otherwise noted, all content on this Site,  including all information, images, illustrations, designs, photographs, audio, video, computer code, software, and all written and other materials (Website Content) is protected under the copyright laws of the United States and other countries.  Unless expressly permitted in writing, you may not copy, reproduce, distribute, publish, display, modify, create derivative works from, transmit, or in any way exploit any of this Website Content, except in limited amounts for educational or non-commercial purposes to the extent permitted under U.S. Copyright law. To request permission for uses beyond those permitted here, contact Nightlight Reading NFP at info@nightlightreading.org. All trademarks, trade names, logos, service marks, slogans and packaging and designs of all products and services of Nightlight Reading NFP belong to Nightlight Reading NFP or its licensors and are protected from reproduction, imitation, dilution or confusing or misleading uses under national and international trademark and copyright laws. The use or misuse of these trademarks is expressly prohibited.  .

LINKS TO OTHER WEB SITES AND SERVICES This Site may contain content and links to websites of unrelated other parties (Other Party Content).  Nightlight Reading NFP does not endorse, sponsor, or recommend or otherwise accept responsibility for any Other Party Content and you acknowledge and confirm that Nightlight Reading NFP does not control or have any responsibility over any Other Party Content and that you accept full responsibility and obligation to review the terms and conditions and privacy policies of any other website you access through a link on our Site.

DISCLAIMER

NIGHTLIGHT READING NFP MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES ABOUT THE OPERATION OF THIS SITE OR THE INFORMATION, MATERIALS, GOODS, OR SERVICES APPEARING OR OFFERED ON THIS SITE, ALL OF WHICH ARE PROVIDED “AS IS”.

WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, NIGHTLIGHT READING NFP DISLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE; ANY WARRANTIES AGAINST INFRINGEMENT OF ANY THIRD-PARTY INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS; ANY WARRANTIES RELATING TO THE TRANSMISSION OR AVAILABILITY OF THE SITE; ANY WARRANTY THAT THE SITE WILL MEET YOUR NEEDS OR THE NEEDS OR REQUIREMENTS OF ANY PERSON.

NIGHTLIGHT READING NFP MAKES NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, THAT THE SITE OR ANY INFORMATION WE MAY SEND YOU ELECTRONICALLY IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS THAT MAY INFECT OR DAMAGE YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT; THAT THE SITE WILL BE TIMELY, SECURE, ACCURATE OR UNINTERRUPTED.  FURTHER NIGHTLIGHT READING NFP EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL LIABILITY IN CONNECTION WITH USER CONTENT.

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE, WILL NIGHTLIGHT READING NFP OR ITS AFFILIATES OR AGENTS BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES INCLUDING DIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF YOUR ACCESS, USE, MISUSE, FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE OR ANY LINKED SITE.

THESE LIMITATIONS APPLY WHETHER THE ALLEGED LIABILITY IS BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR ANY OTHER BASIS, EVEN IF NIGHTLIGHT READING NFP HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.  BECAUSE SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, NIGHTLIGHT READING NFP’S LIABILITY IN SUCH JURISDICTIONS SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, NIGHTLIGHT READING NFP DISCLAIMS ALL LIABILITY OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM THE UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR USE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION.

INDEMNIFICATION You agree to defend, indemnify and hold Nightlight Reading NFP, its officers, directors, employees, affiliates, and agents harmless from and against any and all claims, liabilities, damages, losses, costs and expenses, including attorneys’ fees, arising from or related to your use of the Site or related to any violation of these Terms of Use by you.

This Site is operated in the United States. These Terms will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the United States and the State of Illinois, as applicable.

PRIVACY POLICY

Nightlife Reading NFP has created the following Privacy Policy to demonstrate our firm commitment to maintaining your privacy.  This document discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for our Site.

You do not have to provide personal information to use the Site. However, particular services provided by the Site, including competing in any contests we sponsor, will require you to furnish personal information.  In order to establish service Nightlight Reading NFP may acquire and store user and contestant information that may be regarded as private or sensitive.  Information such as name, address and telephone number may be collected.  Other information, such as a contestant’s entry status, application and/or entry, and contestant logs may be created and will be maintained in the normal course of providing service.

Nightlight Reading NFP will use your IP address to provide services, to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our website and maintain aggregate statistics on the use of our Site.

Cookies are used to help identify you and contestant entries, as well as any referring website.

Credit card or other financial information may be collected, but not stored beyond the period necessary for processing payment.

Contestant’s contact information will be used to communicate as necessary and to provide goods and services.  Contact information from all users may be used periodically to send information about Nightlight Reading NFP.

Nightlight Reading NFP will not sell, share or rent any personal information to others except as set forth in this Privacy Policy.  Nightlight Reading NFP has developed and implemented physical, electronic, and managerial security procedures to protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of personal information under our control.

Nightlight Reading NFP works with selected third party companies who provide business services, including web site hosting, credit card authentication and other administrative services.  We only share personal information with such third party companies to the extent necessary for such companies to provide service and we and they take reasonable steps to ensure personal information is protected from unauthorized use.

Nightlight Reading NFP may also disclose personal information if disclosure is (a) permitted by law, (b) necessary to comply with legal process or governmental requests, (c) necessary to enforce our legal rights, including the enforcement of copyright, or (d) necessary to protect the rights, property, or safety of the Site, its users or the public.

Users may opt-out of receiving future notices or mailings and/or may have their personal information deleted by following the opt-out procedures set out below:

Users wishing not to receive future communications and/or to no longer receive our service, may send a request via email to info@nightlightreading.org.

Nightlife Reading NFP reserves the right to modify this Privacy Policy at any time and without prior notice.  Such modifications will be effective upon posting on our Site.

You are responsible for regularly reviewing our Privacy Policy and our Terms and Conditions and your continued use of the Site shall constitute your consent to all posted changes.

NOTICE OF INFRINGEMENT

Nightlight Reading NFP prohibits the posting of information or materials that violate or infringe the copyright or intellectual property right of any person or entity.  If, however, you believe in good faith that your work has been copied and made available on this Site in a manner that would constitute copyright infringement or that your intellectual property rights have otherwise been violated, please send a written notice fully compliant with the requirements of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. Section 512(c) to our designated DMCA Copyright Agent.  Our DMCA Copyright Agent can be reached at info@nightlightreading.org.

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