Legal Information Disclaimer
Thank you for visiting www.marietta-city.org, the Internet home of Marietta City Schools (the "School System") which is governed by the Board of Education of the City of Marietta. By accessing this Web site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions:
Unless otherwise indicated, the materials ("Materials") displayed on the School System Web site and individual school Web site pages are the property of the School System and are protected by copyright laws. This includes, but is not limited to, the compilation, selection, arrangement and presentation of all Materials (including information in the public domain), the overall design of the School System Web site, and the computer programs that create the Web page displays.
Any visitor to the School System Web site is hereby granted permission to access and print Materials from this Web site for personal, non-commercial purposes only, provided that all copyright notices are kept intact. Any other copying, distribution, modification, transmission or dissemination of the Materials displayed at the School System’s site by means now known or hereafter developed, is strictly prohibited without the express prior written permission of the School System.
Material you submit to this Web site or by e-mail may not be confidential, and the School System may use and reproduce such information. Parties outside of the School System submitting information for web site publication warrant that they own the material/content submitted, that it is not defamatory, and that the School System’s use will not violate any third party's rights. The School System is under no obligation to use the information submitted.
B. Trademarks, Logos (Identity Guidelines)
The School System’s trademarks, logos, characters and service marks (collectively "Trademarks") displayed on this site belong to the School System. MCS "Partners in Education" logos are protected by the same laws as the School System’s logos, characters and service marks (collectively "Trademarks") displayed on this site. Nothing contained on this Web site should be construed as granting any license or right to use any Trademark displayed on this or any individual Marietta City School Web site. Your use/misuse of the Trademarks displayed on this web site, or any other content on this web site, except as provided in these Terms and Conditions, is strictly prohibited. You are also advised that the School System will aggressively enforce its intellectual property rights to the fullest extent of the law, including criminal prosecution.
The School System grants a limited license to use MCS’ marks (school seal, logos and slogans) solely in association with the guidelines contained in this document. All use of the MCS marks (school seal, logos and slogans) will be consistent with MCS brand identity/mark guidelines, which are attached hereto as Exhibit I. All such use of the MCS marks shall be pre-approved in writing. Marietta City Schools (MCS) marks may not be used in any manner that expresses or implies MCS' affiliation, sponsorship, endorsement, certification, or approval, other than as contemplated by a written Agreement.
MCS Marks Graphic Guidelines:
- The MCS marks (school seal, logos, school mascot graphics and slogans) may not be combined with any other symbols, including words, logos, icons, mascot graphics, photos, slogans, numbers, or other design element.
- The standard PMS color for the MCS logo with slogan is PMS 288, or a Black-only version may be substituted.
- The slogan "The difference is Excellence" may not be altered or combined with any other symbols, including words, logos, icons, graphics, photos, slogans, numbers, or other design elements.
C. Links to External Web sites
The School System Web site or some of its Web pages may provide links to other Internet Web sites or resources not hosted on the School System Web server ("External Web sites"). As a visitor to the School System Web site, individual school Web site pages and/or "teacher Web classrooms", you agree and acknowledge that the School System:
- Has provided these links to External Web sites for your convenience only;
- Has no control over these External Web sites;
- Is not responsible for the availability of these External Web sites; and
- Does not endorse nor is responsible or liable for any content, advertisements, products, or other materials on or made available from these External Web sites.
Further, you acknowledge and agree that the School System shall not be responsible or liable, either directly or indirectly, for any error, damage or loss caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any content, goods, or services available on or through these External Web sites. The School System is not responsible for the content found on these External Web sites or for ongoing review of other sites. The inclusion of any link to such sites does not imply endorsement by the School System. Please be mindful of this as you link to other sites.
D. Jurisdictional Issues
The School System materials, offers, and information appearing on this site are intended for U.S. residents. This site is controlled by the School System and the Marietta City Schools from its offices in Marietta, Georgia, United States. The School System and the Marietta City Schools make no representation that materials on this site are appropriate or available for use in other locations.
E. Limitation of Liability (Indemnification)
Visitors and users agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless the School System and the School System, its officers, employees, agents, successors and assignees (the "Indemnified Parties") from and against any and all liabilities, claims, demands, actions, damages, costs, and expenses (including reasonable attorneys' fees), regardless of outcome, caused by, arising out of, or otherwise sustained as the result of the use of Marietta City School System technology.
Your use of and browsing on this Web site are at your own risk. Neither the School System nor any other party involved in creating, producing or delivering this Web site is liable for any direct, incidental, consequential, indirect or punitive damages arising out of your access to, or use of, this Web site. Without limiting the foregoing, everything on this site is provided to you "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. The School System assumes no liability and shall not be liable for any damages to, or viruses that may infect your computer equipment or other property on account of your use of this Web site.
MARIETTA CITY SCHOOL SYSTEM DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. FURTHER, MARIETTA CITY SCHOOL SYSTEM MAKES NO WARRANTIES THAT THE FUNCTIONS, SERVICES, OR INFORMATION PROVIDED BY, THROUGH, OR RELATED TO MARIETTA CITY SCHOOL SYSTEM TECHNOLOGY WILL BE ERROR FREE OR WITHOUT DEFECT. IN NO EVENT SHALL MARIETTA CITY SCHOOL SYSTEM BE LIABLE FOR INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, AS A RESULT OF, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, EQUIPMENT DOWNTIME, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF DATA, LOST PROFITS OR REVENUES, LOSS OF INFORMATION, OR ANY OTHER SIMILAR DAMAGES, WHETHER OR NOT FORESEEABLE AND WHETHER OR NOT THE MARIETTA CITY SCHOOL SYSTEM HAD BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. MARIETTA CITY SCHOOLS SCHOOL SYSTEM EXPLICITLY DENIES RESPONSIBILITY FOR FINANCIAL OBLIGATIONS THAT MAY ARISE THROUGH THE UNAUTHORIZED USE OF ITS TECHNOLOGY.
G. Copyright Infringement Complaints
Marietta City School System (School System) respects the intellectual property of others. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please follow the instructions provided under Contact Information and provide the School System's Communications Director with the written information specified:
- An electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner;
- A description of the copyrighted work allegedly infringed upon;
- A description of where the alleged infringing material is located on the School System, "teacher Web classrooms" or individual school Web sites;
- Your e-mail and postal address, as well as your telephone number;
- A statement by you that you have a good-faith belief that the use of the alleged infringing material is unauthorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and,
- A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are either the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf.
H. Contact Information
If you wish to contact Marietta City School System to request permission to use any Materials, you may send an e-mail or a letter delivered by first class U.S. Mail, postage prepaid to the following addresses:
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org U.S. Mail: Marietta City School System
250 Howard Street
Marietta, GA 30060
Attn: Chief Communications Officer