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Please read these terms and conditions carefully before using this Ecotrust website ("this site," "our site"). By using this site, you are accepting these Terms and Conditions of Use ("Terms and Conditions"). If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions, please do not use our site. Ecotrust reserves the right to modify or amend these Terms and Conditions from time to time without notice. If you continue to use our site after we post changes to these Terms and Conditions, it will mean that you accept those changes. Last revised 7/9/09.

Use of Materials on This Site
Unless otherwise indicated in the site, the site and all content and other materials on the site, including, without limitation all trademarks, service marks, designs, texts, graphics, pictures, information, data, software, methods, inventions, sound files, other files and the selection and arrangement thereof (collectively, the "site materials") are the proprietary property of Ecotrust and are protected by U.S. and international copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property laws. Permission is granted to access and use the site and to display, copy, print and download the site materials for personal, non-commercial use only, in accordance with these Terms and Conditions and the other rules and restrictions contained in the site, provided you do not modify the site materials and that you retain all copyright, trademark, and other proprietary notices contained in the materials. Except as expressly stated herein, none of the site materials may be copied, reproduced, distributed, republished, downloaded, displayed, posted, transmitted or otherwise used in any form or by any means, including, but not limited to, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without the prior written permission of Ecotrust or the copyright owner. To request such permission, send and email to . The permission given to you terminates automatically if you breach any of the Terms and Conditions. Upon termination, you must immediately destroy any downloaded and printed materials. You also may not, without Ecotrust’s permission, "mirror" any material contained on this site on any other server. Any unauthorized use of any material contained on this site may violate applicable law (including copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, and communications regulations and statutes).

Ecotrust and its basket logo, are registered or common law trademarks of Ecotrust. In no event may Ecotrust trademarks be reproduced separately from the textual content associated with them on the site. Unauthorized use of any Ecotrust trademark, service mark or logo may be a violation of federal and state law. If you download software from this site in order to use the Materials as authorized above, the software, including any files, images, audio or video clips incorporated in or generated by the software, and data accompanying the software (collectively, "the software") is licensed to you by Ecotrust. Ecotrust does not transfer the title to you. You own the medium on which the software is recorded, but Ecotrust retains full title to the software, and all intellectual property rights therein. You may not redistribute, sell, decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble, or otherwise reduce the software to a human-perceivable form.

This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. However, your confidential use of this site cannot be guaranteed by Ecotrust. Ecotrust shall not be responsible for any harm that you or any person may suffer as the result of a breach of confidentiality with respect to information you transmitted to the site.

Account Registration and Security
You may need to create an account to access some features or areas of this site. When creating your account, you must provide accurate and complete information. You are solely responsible for any and all uses of your account, and you must keep your password secure. You may never use the account of another user. You must notify Ecotrust immediately if you suspect any unauthorized use of your account. Although Ecotrust will not be liable for any unauthorized use of your account, you may be liable for the losses of Ecotrust or others due to such unauthorized use.

Sites Linked From This Site; Third Party Content
Ecotrust has not reviewed all of the sites linked to this site and is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of any off-site pages or any other sites linked to this site, whether or not they are affiliated with Ecotrust. Such linked sites are for your convenience only and you access them at your own risk. Ecotrust makes no representations or warranties as to the accuracy or functioning of any such link. That another web site is linked to our site does not constitute endorsement by Ecotrust of the owner of the other site, the content of its site, or its products or services.

Sites Linking to This Site
If you would like to link another Web site to this site, you may only do so if you obtain Ecotrust’s prior permission. Such link may not suggest or imply Ecotrust's endorsement or approval of any product, position, entity, or individual, or portray Ecotrust in a false, misleading, derogatory or otherwise defamatory manner, and the linking site may not contain any adult or illegal material or any material that is offensive, harassing or otherwise objectionable. Any right to link may be revoked at any time. You may not use the Ecotrust logo or other proprietary graphic of Ecotrust to link to the site without the express written permission of Ecotrust. Further, you may not frame the site without Ecotrust's express written consent.

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Ecotrust, its officers, directors, employees and agents, from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney's fees) arising from: (1) your use of and access to this site; (2) your violation of any term of these Terms and Conditions;(3i) your violation of any third party right, including without limitation any copyright, property, or privacy right; or (4) any claim that one of your User Submissions caused damage to a third party. This defense and indemnification obligation will survive these Terms and Conditions and your use of this site.

Privacy Policy
Please refer to our Privacy Policy for information on how Ecotrust collects, uses and discloses personally identifiable information from its users.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction
These Terms and Conditions and your use of the site are governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the United States, applicable to agreements made and to be entirely performed in the United States, without resort to its conflict of law provisions. You agree that any action at law or in equity arising or in any way relating to these Terms and Conditions shall be filed only in the state and federal courts located in the United States and you hereby irrevocably and unconditionally consent and submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of such courts over any suit, action or proceeding arising out of these Terms and Conditions.

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