This Web site and service is offered to you, the user (“User”), conditioned on acceptance of the terms, conditions, and notices contained herein, without modification. User access and use of this site constitutes acceptance of these terms and conditions.
This is a Friendwatch.org Software as a Service (SaaS) system, provided as a free public service. Users may use this system to facilitate anonymous communication between students of a registered school, and the registered faculty listed at the time of registration (or modified any time thereafter by school account administrator). User agrees to use this Web site as permitted by applicable local, state, and federal laws. User agrees, therefore, not to: 1) knowingly and without authorization, alter, damage, or destroy Friendwatch.org or another user’s computer system, network, software, program, documentation or data contained therein; 2) use this service to conduct or attempt to conduct any business or activity or solicit the performance of any activity that is prohibited by law. In addition, taking action which results in blocking access to this Website by other users will be deemed an unauthorized use.
Anyone using this system expressly consents to administrative monitoring at all times. Friendwatch.org is not responsible for the monitoring or content submitted through the use of this service. If you (User) do not wish to consent to monitoring, exit this system now.
Disclaimer Of Liability And Reliability
In preparation of these sites, every effort has been made to offer the most current, correct, and clearly expressed information possible. Nevertheless, inadvertent errors in information may occur. In particular but without limiting anything here, Friendwatch.org disclaims any responsibility for typographical errors and accuracy of the information that may be contained on our pages. The information and data included on Friendwatch.org servers are subject to change without notice to the User.
Friendwatch.org makes no warranties or representations whatsoever regarding the quality, content, completeness, suitability, adequacy, sequence, accuracy, or timeliness of such information and data. Friendwatch.org makes no representations or warranties regarding the condition or functionality of this Web site, its suitability for use, or that this Web Service will be uninterrupted or error-free.
Friendwatch.org is not responsible for the monitoring of the content submitted by students to a specific school, their administrators or staff. It is the responsibility of the registered school to ensure all content submitted through Friendwatch.org is handled in the appropriate manner, as defined by their own State, Country or School System policies and procedures with regards to such notifications from students.
Friendwatch.org is not intended to be a crisis hotline, nor responsible for any content submitted through its service relating to emergency situations of any kind, student crisis or time critical needs. Registered schools are advised to post a link to their own regional crisis hotline on the site above the Friendwatch.org button.
Links To Third Parties’ Web Sites
There are links and pointers to third party Internet websites contained in Friendwatch.org’s website. These sites linked from the Friendwatch.org website are not under the County’s control. Friendwatch.org does not assume any responsibility or liability for any information, communications or materials available at such linked sites, or at any link contained in a linked site.
Friendwatch.org does not intend these third party links to be referrals or endorsements of the linked entities, and are provided for convenience only. Each individual site has its own set of policies about what information is appropriate for public access. User assumes sole responsibility for use of third party links and pointers.
Disclaimer Of Damages
By using Friendwatch.org Web pages, the User assumes all risks associated with the use of this site, including any risk to User’s computer, software or data being damaged by any virus, software, or any other file which might be transmitted or activated via a Friendwatch.org Web page or User’s access to it. Friendwatch.org shall not in any event be liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, special, incidental, or consequential damages, including, without limitation, lost revenues, or lost profits, arising out of or in any way connected with the use or misuse of the information or lack of information on the Friendwatch.org Web site or with the delay or inability to use this web site, or from any information, documents, services, software, or other material obtained through this web site, or otherwise arising out of the use of this web site, whether based on contract, tort, strict liability or otherwise, even if Friendwatch.org and/or any of its employees/affiliates has been advised of the possibility of damages. Friendwatch.org shall not be liable for any loss or injury caused in whole, or in part, by its actions, omissions, or contingencies beyond its control, including in procuring, compiling, or delivering the information, or arising out of any errors, omissions, or inaccuracies in the information regardless of how caused, or arising out of any user’s decision, or action taken or not taken in reliance upon information furnished.
Disclaimer Of Association With User
User acknowledges that no joint venture, partnership, employment or agency relationship exists between the User and Friendwatch.org as a result of this Agreement or use of this Web site. User agrees not to hold himself or herself out as a representative, agent, or employee of Friendwatch.org and Friendwatch.org shall not be liable for any representation, act or omission of the User.
Disclaimer Of Endorsement
Reference herein to any specific commercial products, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise, does not necessarily constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by Friendwatch.org. The views and opinions of authors expressed herein do not necessarily state or reflect those of Friendwatch.org, and shall not be used for advertising or product endorsement purposes.
As a condition of use of Friendwatch.org’s Web site, the User agrees to indemnify Friendwatch.org, its Commissioners, officers, employees and agents against any and all liability, expenses (including attorney’s fees) and damages arising out of claims resulting from User’s use of this Web site, including without limitation any claims alleging facts that if true would constitute a breach by User of these terms and conditions.
This Agreement is governed by the laws of the State of Tennessee, USA. User consents to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts in Knox County, USA in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of this Web site. Use of this Web site is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these terms and conditions, including without limitation this paragraph.
Friendwatch.org’s performance of this Agreement is subject to existing laws and legal process and nothing contained in this Agreement is in derogation of Friendwatch.org’s right to comply with law enforcement requests or requirements relating to the User’s use of this Web site or information provided to or gathered by Friendwatch.org with respect to such use.
If any part of this Agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitation set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the Agreement shall continue in effect.
Closing Of Agreement
This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the User and Friendwatch.org with respect to this Web site and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written, between the User and Friendwatch.org with respect to this Web site. This Agreement shall be deemed to include all other notices, policies, disclaimers and other terms contained in this Web site; provided, however, that in the event of a conflict between such other terms and the terms of this Agreement, the terms of this Agreement shall control. A printed version of this Agreement and of any notice given in electronic form will be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this Agreement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form.
Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.