You agree that by using this website, you are at least 18 years of age, or visiting under the supervision of a parent or guardian, and legally able to enter into a contract.
It is your responsibility to review these Terms and Conditions periodically. We, the Colorado Department of Human Services (“we” or “CDHS”), reserve the right to revise these Terms and Conditions at any time without notice to you.
We grant you a limited license to access and use this website for your personal use. This license does not include any resale or commercial use of this website or its contents; any collection and use of any product listings, or descriptions; any derivative use of this website or its contents; any downloading or copying of account information for the benefit of another individual or merchant; or any use of data mining, robots, or data gathering and extraction tools.
Except as permitted above, this website or any portion thereof may not be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, visited, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose without express written consent of CDHS. You may not use any metatags or any other “hidden text” utilizing CDHS’ name or trademarks without the express written consent of CDHS. Any unauthorized use shall terminate the permission or license granted by CDHS.
We reserve the right to change any information, features and functions of this website without prior notice. We may refuse service, terminate accounts and/or deny access to any or all parts of this website if you engage in any conduct or activities that we determine, in our sole discretion, violate these Terms and Conditions, our rights or the rights of any third party. Use of the site for any illegal or unauthorized purpose is strictly prohibited.
No Unlawful or Prohibited Use
As a condition of your use of this website, you warrant to us that you will not use this website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices. You may not use this website in any manner which could damage, disable, overburden, or impair this website or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of this website. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through this website.
User Content / Forum
Some services on the website permit you to submit information (“User Content”) through a link (“Add Your Story”) that may be added to the website (“Forum”). You agree to provide true and accurate information about yourself as prompted by our submission processes. You shall not impersonate any person or entity or misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person or entity, including using another person’s username, password or other account information, or another person’s name, likeness, voice, image or photograph. You also agree to promptly notify us at firstname.lastname@example.org of any unauthorized use of your username, password, other account information, or any other breach of security that you become aware of involving or relating to this website.
We may suspend or terminate your ability to use the website or portion thereof for failure to comply with these Terms and Conditions of use or any special terms related to a particular service, for infringing copyright, or for any other reason whatsoever.
You acknowledge that User Content is for public and not private communications, and you have no expectation of privacy with regard to any content submitted through the Add Your Story link and posted on the Forum. The Forum is made available by CDHS for the purpose of ______.
You agree to submit User Content that is proper and related to the website. By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree that when submitting User Content or using the Forum, you will not:
- Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others.
- Submit any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information.
- Upload files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy of publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents.
- Upload files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another’s computer.
- Advertise or offer to sell or buy any goods or services for any business purpose.
- Conduct or forward surveys, contests, pyramid schemes or chain letters.
- Download any file posted by another user of the Forum that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such manner.
- 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.
- Restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Forum.
- Violate any code of conduct or other guidelines which may be applicable for any particular Forum.
- Harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including e-mail addresses, without their consent.
- Violate any applicable laws or regulations.
By submitting, transmitting, posting, uploading, modifying or otherwise providing any content to CDHS, you agree that you are granting CDHS and any third-party service provides who assist CDHS with the content, a royalty-free, fully paid, non-exclusive, irrevocable, perpetual, unrestricted, worldwide, sub-licensable, transferable license to use, reproduce, broadcast, publish, transmit, perform, display, create derivative works from, translate, adapt, modify, distribute exhibit, disseminate and otherwise exploit (collectively, “Use”) such content for any purpose, including, without limitation, advertising, marketing and promotional purposes, in any media, now or hereafter known, even if these Terms and Conditions are later modified or terminated.
You are and shall remain solely responsible for the content you submit to the website under your username and for the consequences of submitting and posting your content. CDHS reserves the absolute right to alter, edit, refuse to post or to remove any submitted User Content, in whole or in part, for any reason or for no reason.
We reserve the right to terminate your access to any or all Forums at any time without notice for any reason whatsoever. We owe you no obligation, and therefore may refuse to post, deliver, remove, modify or otherwise use or take any action with respect to content you post on this website.
You may remove your User Content from the Forum at any time.
Limitation of Liability
CDHS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE WEBSITE OR MATERIALS ON THE SITE, EVEN IF CDHS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OF EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY OR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
IN ADDITION, YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT WHEN USING THIS WEBSITE, YOU WILL BE EXPOSED TO USER SUBMISSIONS POSTED AND/OR SUBMITTED BY OTHER USERS. CDHS IS NOT IN ANY MATTER RESPONSIBLE FOR THE USER SUBMISSIONS AND CDHS DOES NOT GUARANTEE THE ACCURACY, INTEGRITY, QUALITY, OR INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS OF OR RELATING TO SUCH USER SUBMISSIONS.
Notwithstanding your rights in your User Content, the technology underlying, and the entire contents of the website, including but not limited to text, graphics, images, audio clips, digital downloads, data compilation or code is copyrighted as a collective work under the United States and other copyright laws, and is the property of CDHS and is protected by copyright and other intellectual property or proprietary rights. The collective work includes works that are licensed to CDHS. Copyright 2017, Colorado Department of Human Services. All rights reserved.
You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless CDHS, its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors and suppliers from and against all losses, liabilities, expenses, damages, and costs, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, resulting from any violation of these Terms and Conditions, or any activity related to your use of the website (including negligent or wrongful conduct) by you or any other person accessing the website using your Internet account.
The website links to websites operated by third parties (“Third Party Site”). CDHS has no control over these linked sites, all of which have separate terms and conditions of use, privacy and data collection practices, independent of CDHS. CDHS is not responsible for and does not endorse or accept any responsibility for the availability, contents, products, services or use of any Third Party Site, any website accessed from a Third Party Site or any changes or updates to such sites. These linked websites are only for your convenience and therefore you access them at your own risk. You acknowledge that you bear all risks associated with access to and use of content provided on a Third Party Site and agree that CDHS is not responsible for any loss or damage of any sort you may incur from dealing with a third party. You should contact the website administrator for the applicable Third Party Site if you have any concerns regarding such links or the content located on any such Third Party Site.
Your use of this website shall be governed in all respects by the laws of the state of Colorado, U.S.A., without regard to choice of law provisions.
These Terms and Conditions are applicable to you upon your accessing this website. The provisions relating to Copyrights, Disclaimers, Limitation of Liability, and Indemnification shall in all events survive any termination of these Terms and Conditions.
If any provisions of the Terms and Conditions shall be found to be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these Terms and Conditions and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.