Terms of Use

Please read these terms carefully before using this site.

This website is provided by U.S. Offshore Wind Collaborative (“USOWC”) and may be used for informational purposes only.  By using the site or downloading materials from the site, you agree to abide by the terms and conditions set forth in this notice and acknowledge reading them. If you do not agree to abide by these terms and conditions, do not use the site or download materials from the site.

Limited License

Subject to the terms and conditions set forth in this Agreement, USOWC grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited right to access, use and display this site and the materials thereon. You agree not to interrupt or attempt to interrupt the operation of the site in any way.

USOWC authorizes you to view and download the information ("Materials") at this website ("Site") only for your personal, non-commercial use provided that they do not modify or alter the materials in any way, or reproduce or publicly display, perform, or distribute or otherwise use them for any public or commercial purpose or delete or change any copyright or trademark notice. This authorization is not a transfer of title in the Materials and copies of the Materials.  This Site, including certain materials, as so indicated, are copyrighted and protected by worldwide copyright laws and treaty provisions. You agree to comply with all copyright laws worldwide in your use of this Site and to prevent any unauthorized copying of the Materials. Except as expressly provided herein, USOWC does not grant any express or implied right to you under any patents, trademarks, service marks, copyrights or trade secret information.

User Information and Privacy

USOWC may ask you to register on or for the Site.  If so, you will be asked to provide USOWC with certain information including your name and valid email address (your “Information”).  We will not sell, distribute or lease your Information to third parties.  Your Information will only be used for the administration of the Site and related business. 

Disclaimer

THE MATERIALS MAY CONTAIN INACCURACIES AND TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS.  USOWC DOES NOT WARRANT THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THE MATERIALS OR THE RELIABILITY OF ANY ADVICE, OPINION, STATEMENT OR OTHER INFORMATION DISPLAYED OR DISTRIBUTED THROUGH THE SITE. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT ANY RELIANCE ON ANY SUCH OPINION, ADVICE, STATEMENT, MEMORANDUM, OR INFORMATION SHALL BE AT YOUR SOLE RISK.  USOWC RESERVES THE RIGHT, IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION, TO CORRECT ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY PORTION OF THE SITE.  USOWC MAY MAKE ANY OTHER CHANGES TO THE SITE, THE MATERIALS AND THE PRODUCTS, PROGRAMS, SERVICES, OR PRICES (IF ANY) DESCRIBED IN THE SITE AT ANY TIME WITHOUT NOTICE.

THIS SITE, THE INFORMATION AND MATERIALS ON THE SITE, ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT ANY REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NONINFRINGEMENT, OR FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW FOR THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

Third-Party Sites

As a convenience to you, USOWC may provide links to websites operated by other entities. If you use these websites, you will leave the USOWC site. If you decide to visit any linked website, you do so at your own risk and it is your responsibility to take all protective measures to guard against viruses or other destructive elements. When you access a non-USOWC website, you understand that it is independent from USOWC, and that USOWC has no control over the content on that website. In addition, a link to a non-USOWC website does not mean that USOWC endorses or accepts any responsibility for the content, or the use, of such website.

Limitation of Damages

IN NO EVENT WILL USOWC, ITS SUPPLIERS, OR ANY THIRD PARTIES MENTIONED ON THE SITE BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, INCIDENTAL, RELIANCE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS, OR DAMAGES RESULTING FROM LOST DATA OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) RESULTING FROM THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE OR THE CONTENT, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT USOWC HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

Indemnity

You shall defend, indemnify, and hold harmless USOWC, its officers, directors, employees, and agents, from and against any claims, actions, or demands, including without limitation reasonable legal and accounting fees (whether incurred as the result of a third-party claim or a claim to enforce this Term), alleging or resulting from your use of the Content or the Site or your breach of any of these Terms.  USOWC will notify you promptly of any such claim, suit, or proceeding and will assist you, at your expense, in defending any such claim, suit, or proceeding.

Changes

USOWC reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change, modify, add or remove any portion of this Agreement in whole or in part, at any time. Changes in this Agreement will be effective when such change is posted. Your continued use of the Site after any changes to this Agreement are posted will be considered acceptance of those changes.

USOWC may terminate, change, suspend or discontinue any aspect of the USOWC Site, including the availability of any features of the Site, at any time. USOWC may also impose limits on certain features and services or restrict your access to parts or all of the Site without notice or liability. USOWC may terminate the authorization, rights and license given above and, upon such termination, you shall immediately destroy all Materials.

International Users and Choice of Law

USOWC makes no representation that materials at this site are appropriate or available for use at other locations outside of the United States and access to them from territories where their contents is illegal is prohibited. You may not use the Site or export the Materials in violation of U. S. export laws and regulations. If you access this Site from a location outside of the United States, you are responsible for compliance with all local laws. These Terms and Conditions of use shall be governed by the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.