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Terms of Service

These Terms and Conditions of Use (“Terms”) govern the manner in which users (each, a “User”) of the website (“Site”) may interact with or use the materials on the Site. These Terms of Service applies to the Site and all products and services offered by The Vassar Chronicle.

1. Terms

By accessing the Site, you agree to be bound by the Terms of the Site, the Privacy Policy of the Site, and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing the Site. The materials contained on the Site are protected by applicable copyright and trademark law.

2. Use License

Creative Commons License

The Vassar Chronicle is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. You may copy, distribute, or transmit any content published on the Site or in print so long as you attribute the work to its author and the source as The Vassar Chronicle.  Any violation of this license will result in termination of your ability to copy, distribute, or transmit any content published by The Vassar Chronicle.

3. Disclaimer

The materials on the Site are provided “as is”. The Vassar Chronicle makes no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties, including without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights. Further, The Vassar Chronicle does not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of the materials on the Site or otherwise relating to such materials or on any sites linked to this Site.

4. Limitations

In no event shall The Vassar Chronicle or its suppliers be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption,) arising out of the use or inability to use the materials on the Site, even if The Vassar Chronicle or an authorized representative has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage. Because some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties, or limitations of liability for consequential or incidental damages, these limitations may not apply to you.

5. Revisions and Errata

The materials appearing on the Site could include technical, typographical, factual, or photographic errors. The Vassar Chronicle does not warrant that any of the materials on the Site are accurate, complete, or current. The Vassar Chronicle may make changes to the materials contained on the Site at any time without notice. The Vassar Chronicle does not, however, make any commitment to update the materials.

6. Links

The Vassar Chronicle has not reviewed all of the sites linked to its Site and is not responsible for the contents of any such linked site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by The Vassar Chronicle of the web site. Use of any such linked web site is at the User’s own risk

7. Fair Use Notice

The Site contains copyrighted material the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. We are making such material available in accordance with our mission, which includes, but is not limited to, engaging in intellectual criticism, educating the general public, advancing scholarship in the areas of politics, philosophy, and other academic subjects, expressing opinion, and reporting the news. We believe this constitutes a ‘fair use’ of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, the material on the Site is distributed without profit to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving the included information for research and educational purposes.

For more information, please read here.

8. Site Terms of Use Modifications

The Vassar Chronicle has the discretion to update these Terms at any time. When we do, we will revise the updated date at the bottom of this page. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review these Terms periodically and become aware of modifications.

9. Governing Law

Any claim relating to the Site shall be governed by the laws of the State of New York without regard to its conflict of law provisions.

10. Your acceptance of these terms

By using the Site, you signify your acceptance of these Terms and Conditions of Use and this privacy policy. If you do not agree to these terms, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to these terms will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

11. Contacting us

If you have any questions about these terms, the practices of the Site, or your dealings with the Site, please contact us at:

The Vassar Chronicle c/o Vassar Student Association
Vassar College
124 Raymond Ave
Poughkeepsie, NY 12604
(845) 418-2792
[email protected]

This document was last updated on August 6, 2013.