Terms of Use

By using http://www.theellisschool.org/, or other websites operated by The Ellis School, you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use and our Privacy Policy, (collectively referred to as the “Terms”).  If you have signed  or otherwise accepted our Acceptable Use Policy, those additional terms also apply and are hereby incorporated into these Terms. 
 
Prohibited Activity
By using this website, you are prohibited from posting or otherwise transmitting any unlawful, infringing, harmful, defamatory, or otherwise objectionable material.  You are also prohibited from violating, or attempting to violate, the security of this website.  Violations may include:
  • Logging in or attempting to log in to a server or account you are not authorized to access
  • Misrepresenting your identity in any way
  • Accessing data or information not intended for your use
  • Tampering, hacking, modifying, or otherwise breaching security or authentication measures
  • Transmitting any material that contains a virus, worm, or other malicious code

Faculty, Student and Alumnae Directories
Information accessible through any online directory may be used only for official Ellis School and Alumnae Association purposes, and also for individual communication of a personal nature between registered users. Users are strictly prohibited from using any information from The Ellis School for commercial, public, or political purposes of any nature whatsoever, or for any illegal activities. The Ellis School reserves the right to prohibit a user from further website access if it determines a user has violated these Terms.
 
Links to Other Websites
This website contains links to other websites whose terms and policies may differ from ours. The Ellis School has no control over and is not responsible for the content of such websites.  Your interactions with other websites, including social media websites, are governed by the terms and policies of the operator providing the website. You should be familiar with the terms and policies of each website you visit. 

Disclaimer  
THE ELLIS SCHOOL DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, ORAL OR WRITTEN, WITH RESPECT TO THIS WEBSITE OR THE MATERIALS CONTAINED HEREIN, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  THE ELLIS SCHOOL DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE WEBSITE OR MATERIAL WILL NOT INFRINGE THE INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS OF OTHERS, ARE ERROR-FREE, WILL BE FREE FROM INTERRUPTIONS, ARE FREE FROM MALWARE OR HARMFUL CODE, OR WILL ACCOMPLISH ANY PARTICULAR RESULT.
 
Liability
By using this website you agree that under no circumstances will the Ellis School, its agents, employees, or officers be liable to you or anyone else for
  1. any information contained in or omitted from this website,
  2. any person's reliance on such information whether or not the information is correct, current or complete
  3. any decision made or action taken or not taken in reliance on the information in this website,
  4. any loss or disclosure of personal information, including financial information, or
  5. any person’s violation of these Terms.
In no event shall The Ellis School, its agents, employees, or officers be liable under any theory of liability for any special, incidental, indirect, consequential, or punitive damages whatsoever whether or not The Ellis School is advised of their possibility or they are otherwise foreseeable.  This website and the materials provided herein are provided “as is, with all faults” and The Ellis School makes no representations, warranties or guarantees with respect to the website or materials provided under these terms.
 
Indemnification
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless The Ellis School, its agents, employees, and officers from and against any and all claims arising out of or in connection with your use of this website or any materials provided herein.
 
Ownership and Intellectual Property
This website is owned and operated by The Ellis School.  The Ellis School retains all right, title, and interest in and to all materials provided on this website including, but not limited to, any trademark, trade dress, service mark, copyright, or other intellectual property right.  Unless expressly stated, the material on this website may not be reproduced, copied, distributed, used, displayed, or transmitted in any way and nothing on this website shall be construed as granting any license or other right to the materials.  

Governing Law and Jurisdiction
This Agreement will be construed in accordance with the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.  The Parties agree that Courts of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania shall have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any claim or dispute between the Parties in connection with the website, materials, or these Terms.
 
Changes to Terms
The Ellis School may make changes to these Terms from time to time without notice to you.  It is your responsibility to be familiar with the contents of these Terms.  If you have any questions or comments about this Privacy Policy or this website please contact us at:
 
The Ellis School
6425 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA  15206
412-661-5992

Updated: May 2, 2014