UCSC Web Site Terms and Conditions of Use and Privacy Information

UCSC WEB POLICY TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE AND PRIVACY INFORMATION
PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS SITE

By using this site and all other Official UCSC Web Sites, referred to as "these sites", you agree to these terms of use. If you do not agree to these terms of use, please do not use this site.

These Sites are owned and operated by UCSC (referred to as "UCSC," "we," "us," or "our" herein). We reserve the right, at our discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of these terms at any time. Please check these terms periodically for changes. Your continued use of these Sites following the posting of changes to these terms (including the UCSC Web Policy) will mean you accept those changes.

Official UCSC Web Sites

Official UCSC Web Sites display the UCSC Seal for Official Web Pages at the top of their main page. Only Sites bearing the UCSC Seal for Official Web Pages are Official UCSC Web Sites. All other Sites hosted by UCSC servers are not official, including personal Web Pages of students, faculty, and staff, whether or not they are carry a disclaimer. Unofficial Sites do not represent the University in any way. Any content contained or accessible from unofficial Web Sites does not reflect the views of the Regents of the University of California and the Regents do not endorse, warrant, or otherwise take responsibility for the contents of unofficial Web Pages or of any material accessible from unofficial Web Pages.

Endorsements

Links from a Web Site located on a UCSC server to any non-University Site do not imply University endorsement of the Site's products or services. References to non-UCSC products, services, or organizations do not imply University endorsement of such products, services, or organizations.

Restrictions on Use of Materials

All trademarks, service marks, and trade names are proprietary to UCSC and the Regents of the University of California, unless noted otherwise.

No material from any Official UCSC Web Site may be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any way, without explicit permission, except that you may download one copy of the materials on any single computer for your personal, non-commercial home use only, provided you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices. Modification of the materials or use of the materials for any other purpose is a violation of UCSC's copyright and other proprietary rights. For purposes of these terms, the use of any such material on any other Web Site or networked computer environment is prohibited.

Under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, the University must specify an agent to receive notices of infringement from an owner alleging that a UCSC Web Site is infringing its copyright. Please see UCSC Digital Millennium Copyright Act page for more information.

Privacy

The UCSC web site, www.ucsc.edu and associated pages, collect usage information to improve functionality and content and to monitor performance. This information is used to help answer specific questions about the usage and performance of the web site or individual web pages. UCSC uses third party web analysis services to help gather and analyze this information. For details, please see the following:

Disclaimer

THE MATERIALS IN THIS SITE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, UCSC DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. UCSC DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED IN THE MATERIALS WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THIS SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. UCSC DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF THE MATERIALS IN THIS SITE IN TERMS OF THEIR CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE. YOU (AND NOT UCSC) ASSUME THE ENTIRE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR, OR CORRECTION. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

Limitation of Liability

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE, SHALL UCSC BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE MATERIALS IN THIS SITE, EVEN IF UCSC OR A UCSC AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY OR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN NO EVENT SHALL UCSC'S TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES, AND CAUSES OF ACTION (WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE), OR OTHERWISE) EXCEED THE AMOUNT PAID BY YOU, IF ANY, FOR ACCESSING THIS SITE.

Rev. November 2011