ATA Web Site Terms of Use

This web site is the exclusive property of the American Trakehner Association and is maintained by its staff, members, and volunteers [“ATA web site committee”]. By using this site, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following Terms of Use and our Privacy Policy, which is incorporated by reference and is part of this Agreement. If you do not accept these terms you should not use this web site.

Limited Right to Use: You are granted a non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable license: to access and use this web site strictly in accordance with this Agreement; to use this web site solely for your personal and non-commercial purposes; and to make print outs of discrete information from this web site, solely for your personal and non-commercial purposes, only provided that you maintain all copyright and other policies contained within that information.

Prohibited Uses: Except as expressly provided by the preceding paragraph, you may not: copy, print, republish, distribute, sell, rent, or otherwise provide or make available by any means in any form any portion of the content of this web site; use this site or any content obtained from it develop a list, database, or similar resource that is offered for commercial sale, rental, subscription, or distribution of any kind; use any content, email addresses or other contact information on this site with the intent of, or reckless disregard for, harassing or annoying the owners of that information, including without limitation the sending of unsolicited commercial email (spam) in violation of applicable federal and state laws; or violate or attempt to violate the security of this web site in any way and by any means.

Copyright: The content, organization, graphics, design, compilation, layout, and other elements related to this web site are protected by copyright, trademark and other proprietary rights (including but not limited to intellectual property rights) of the ATA and third-parties. You agree that you will not violate those rights and acknowledge that the copying, redistribution, or publication by you of any element or any part of this web site, except as expressly allowed elsewhere in this Agreement, is strictly prohibited. The posting of content on this site does not constitute a waiver by the ATA of any right to that content, and by viewing said content, you do not acquire any license or ownership interest in that content.

Information You Provide: Any information you provide to the ATA web site committee via a form on this web site or by email or other communication (including by example and not by limitation applications for membership, registration, stallion or sale horse listings, and stallion service auction bids) will be used in a manner which, in the sole discretion of the ATA web site committee, is consistent with the purpose of the form or other communication, including publication on the web site or otherwise if applicable, and may be retained and distributed in accordance with the ATA Web Site Privacy Policy.

As to any information you provide to the ATA web site committee with the intent, expectation, or understanding that same will be published on this web site, you represent that you have the right to provide that information and implicitly grant the ATA a fully-paid, royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual, world-wide license to publish by any means, modify, edit, alter, aggregate or compile with other information, and create derivative works therefrom.

Links to Third-Party Web Sites: Links to other web sites appearing within the pages of this web site are provided solely as a convenience to you and other visitors of this web site and are not endorsements of the third-party site owners or any of their horses, products, or services. Linked sites may contain opinions or viewpoints of their owners and may include inaccurate information. The ATA has no control over the content of those sites and the content is not approved or endorsed by the ATA in any way. Those sites are also not governed by the ATA Privacy Policy.

Disclaimer: The service and all content from this web site are provided "as-is" and all warranties, express or implied, including but not limited to any implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, are disclaimed. The content—textual information and images--on this web site is provided in part by third parties, and the ATA, its staff, trustees, members, and volunteers make no representation as to the accuracy of, or representations made within that, content. The web site itself may contain bugs or errors, and the access to the site may be subject to “downtime” or other technical limitations.

The ATA, its staff, trustees, members, and volunteers assume no liability or responsibility for any errors or omissions on this site or limitation to access. The ATA, its staff, trustees, members, and volunteers will have no liability to you or any other web site user for claims of direct, indirect, special, incidental, or consequential damages arising in any way out of the use of this web site or the information contained therein, or the use of linked third-party web sites or the information contained on those sites.

Limitations and Choice of Law: Any claim or cause of action brought by you arising in any way out of your use of this web site must be brought within 1 year of that use or shall be forever barred. Claims must be brought in Ohio State or Federal court in Licking County , and the laws or regulations of the State of Ohio shall govern.

Indemnification . You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless the ATA, its staff, trustees, members, and volunteers from any liability, loss, claim, and expense, including attorneys' fees and expenses, against any claim or cause of action brought by any party, arising in any way out of your violation of or failure to comply with this Agreement.

Modification and Merger: This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the ATA and you as to the use of this web site and supersedes any prior or contemporaneous agreements, representations, or understandings with respect to this site and the content provided therein. This Agreement may be modified at any time by the ATA without specific notice to you. The most recent Agreement will be posted on this site, and prior to using this site you should review the current Agreement.

Acceptance of this Agreement: By using this web site, you acknowledge that you have read this Terms of Use Agreement and the ATA Privacy Policy incorporated herein by reference, and that you accept and will be bound by its terms.