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Terms of Use (“Terms”)

By accessing www.parentandeducatorforum.com (the “Website”), you agree to all its terms of use. Unless you agree with all of the Terms, do not use the Website.

In accessing the Website, you agree to comply with all rules, laws and regulations that are applicable to your use of the Website, including, without limitation, those governing your transmission or use of any software, information, or data.

Ownership and License to Use

The Website is owned and operated by JEL Associates, Inc. ("JEL" or “We”).

This Website and all of its current and future content, such as articles, opinions, other text, directories, guides, photographs, illustrations, images, video and audio clips, as well as the trademarks, logos, domain names, trade names, service marks, trade identities and any and all copyrightable material (including source and object code) and any other form of intellectual property (collectively, the "Content") is owned by or licensed to JEL or other authorized third parties and is protected as intellectual property or otherwise. Except as expressly set forth in these Terms, no rights (either by implication, estoppel or otherwise) are granted to you. You may only use the Content as expressly set forth in these Terms. UNAUTHORIZED USE, COPYING, REPRODUCTION, MODIFICATION, REPUBLISHING, UPLOADING, DOWNLOADING, POSTING, TRANSMITTING, DISTRIBUTING, DUPLICATING OR ANY OTHER MISUSE OF ANY OF THE CONTENT IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED.

Subject to your compliance with these Terms, JEL hereby grants you a limited, personal, non-exclusive, non-commercial, revocable, and non-transferable license to access, download and view a single copy of the Content. You must retain all copyright, trademark and other proprietary notices contained in the original Content or any copy you may make of the Content. You may not, nor may you allow or aid or abet any third party (whether or not for your benefit) to copy or adapt any code that comprises the Website's software, HTML, JavaScript, or otherwise reverse engineer, decompile, reverse assemble, modify or attempt to discover any source code used to generate the Website or any software or other products or processes accessible through the Website, nor insert any code or product to manipulate the Content in any way that affects any user's experience. Unless otherwise expressly authorized in these Terms or on the Website, you further agree that you will not, in whole or in part, modify, reproduce, archive, transfer by any means, create derivative works from, publish in any form, online or offline, disseminate, or circulate to any third-party, or otherwise use the Content in any way for any public or commercial purpose.

No Personal Advice

This Website and its Content are for informational and entertainment purposes only and are not intended to replace or substitute for any professional financial, medical, legal, or other advice. Neither JEL nor any of its affiliated persons or entities make any representations or warranties; we expressly disclaim any and all liability concerning any treatment or action by any person following the information offered or provided within or through the Website. If you have specific concerns or a situation in which you require professional or medical advice, you should consult with an appropriately trained and qualified specialist.

By emailing, posting messages, uploading files, inputting data or text, or engaging in any other form of communication through this service, you are granting JEL a royalty-free, perpetual, non-exclusive, unrestricted, worldwide license to:

Use, copy, sublicense, adapt, transmit, publicly perform or display any such communication. Sublicense grants to third parties the unrestricted right to exercise any of the foregoing rights granted with respect to the communication.

The foregoing grants shall include the right to exploit any proprietary rights in such communication, including but not limited to rights under copyright, trademark, servicemark or patent laws under any relevant jurisdiction.

Submissions of Material

Forums, message boards, chat rooms, online diaries, or other interactive areas on the Website ("User Forums") are provided to give users a forum to express their opinions and share their ideas and information. Neither JEL nor any of its affiliated persons or entities endorses the content posted in User Forums. JEL does not and cannot review every message posted by users in User Forums. JEL reserves the right, but is not obligated, to delete, move or edit content, in whole or in part, submitted by you to a User Forum for any reason in JEL's sole discretion.

JEL reserves the right in our sole discretion to discontinue at any time, without notice, a user's access to the Website in whole and part.

In all submissions of material to the Website and in all representations of yourself to the Website, you agree to do none of the following:

1. transmit or otherwise make available any content that is false, harmful, threatening, abusive, tortious, defamatory, libelous, disparaging (including disparaging of JEL or any affiliated persons or entities), vulgar, obscene, pornographic or that promotes violence, racial hatred, terrorism or illegal acts, or is otherwise objectionable (as determined by JEL in its sole discretion);

2. transmit or otherwise make available any content that is unlawful or infringes, violates or misappropriates any patent, trademark, trade identity right, trade secret, publicity right, privacy right, copyright or any other intellectual property or any other rights of any third party;

3. upload or transmit viruses, Trojan horses or other harmful, disruptive or destructive files or post material that interferes with any third party's uninterrupted use and enjoyment of the Website.

4. impersonate any person or entity, or otherwise disguise the origin of any content transmitted through the Web Site or to Company, including forging any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any transmission to the Website for any reason;

6. transmit or otherwise make available through the Website any personal advertising, junk mail, spam, chain letters, pyramid schemes or offer for sale of any products or services, except in areas specifically designated for such purposes; or

7. violate any applicable local, state, federal or international law, rule or regulation.

Changes to Website

JEL may and reserves the right to, in our sole discretion, add, change, discontinue, remove or suspend any portion of the Website at any time, without notice.

JEL may and reserves the right to, in our sole discretion, add, change, discontinue, remove or suspend any Terms of Use at any time, without notice.


JEL has provided links and pointers to Internet sites maintained by third parties. Neither JEL nor any affiliated persons or entities operate or control in any respect any information, products or services on these third-party sites. The materials in this site and the third-party sites are provided "as is", “as available” and “with all faults” and without warranties of any kind either express or implied. To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, JEL disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. JEL 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, including bulletin boards, or the server that makes it available, are free of viruses or other harmful components. JEL does not warrant or make any representations regarding the use or the results of the use of the materials in this site or in third-party sites in Terms of their correctness, accuracy, timeliness, reliability, or otherwise. You (and not JEL) assume the entire cost of all necessary maintenance, repair, or correction.

Limitation of Liability and Indemnification

Under no circumstances, including, but not limited to, negligence, shall JEL or any affiliated persons or entities be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, JEL materials. You specifically acknowledge and agree that JEL is not liable for any defamatory, offensive or illegal conduct of any user. If you are dissatisfied with any JEL material, or with any of JEL's Terms and conditions, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the Website.

By using this Website, you agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless JEL and all affiliated persons and entities from and against any actual or alleged claims, demands, causes of action, judgments, damages, losses, liabilities, and all costs and expenses of defense (including, without limitation, reasonable attorneys' and other legal fees and costs) arising out of or relating to: (1) your violation of these Terms or any law, rule or regulation; (2) a claim that is based on c your use of the Content; or (3) any content uploaded by you or through your computer to the Web Site or otherwise sent by you to JEL You will cooperate as fully and reasonably as required by JEL in the defense of any claim. JEL reserves the right to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter subject to indemnification by you, and you will not in any event settle any claim without the prior written consent of JEL.

Linking to the Website

If you link to this Website you may link only to the home page, and the link must be in plain text, unless otherwise pre-approved in writing by JEL. The link to this Website must not damage, dilute or tarnish the goodwill associated with any JEL names or any other JEL intellectual property, nor may the link create the false appearance that your Website or organization is sponsored, endorsed by, affiliated or associated with JEL. You may not "frame" this Website or alter its intellectual property or Content in any way. You may not link to the Website from a site that is unlawful, abusive, indecent or obscene, that promotes violence or illegal acts, that contains expressions of racism, that is libelous, defamatory, scandalous, or inflammatory or is other inappropriate (in JEL's sole discretion). JEL reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate a link with any Website.

Termination of Terms of Use

This agreement is effective until terminated by JEL, at any time without notice. In the event of termination, you are no longer authorized to access the website in any way and the restrictions imposed on you with respect to material submitted to or downloaded from the website, the disclaimers and limitations of liabilities set forth in this agreement, shall survive.


This agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York without giving effect to any principles or conflicts of law. If any provision of this agreement shall be unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from this agreement and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.
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