TFW Site User Agreement

Welcome to the general website for Treatment First Washington (“TFW Site”). The TFW Site is the website whose home page is located at treatmentfirstwa.org and includes all web pages whose domain name contains any of the following: treatmentfirstwa.org, treatment1stwa.org, or treatmentfirstwa.com. This is not the user agreement for any blogs, forums or social networking sites where Treatment First Washington has a presence that are on websites other than the TFW Site, and you should refer to the user agreement on those websites or contact the organizations that own and operate them to learn those websites’ terms of use. Please read this User Agreement carefully, including the TFW Privacy Policy. By using the TFW Site, you agree to follow the rules set forth on these web pages. From time to time we may revise this User Agreement including its Online Privacy Policy, so be sure to check these web pages occasionally. If we do make material changes, we will post a notice on our home page that the User Agreement has been modified and provide a link to the revised User Agreement. When you continue to use the TFW Site after we post a change, it means you agree to the new rules.

Online Privacy Policy & Information You Voluntarily Submit to the TFW Site

Please review our Online Privacy Policy, which is part of this User Agreement and describes how we handle any personally identifying information about TFW Site users, including information you voluntarily submit to the TFW Site. By providing such information, you hereby acknowledge and agree to TFW’s treatment of such information as described in the Online Privacy Policy.

Copyright

Treatment First Washington owns or licenses the copyright in all the materials on the TFW Site, including text, graphics, logos, button icons, video and audio clips, photographs, and software, and those rights are protected by United States and international copyright laws and other intellectual property laws (“TFW Content”). To the extent your use of material on the TFW Site does not constitute “fair use” for which you do not need our permission, the following rules apply to use of the material:

Permitted Distribution

Unless the specific web page from which Treatment First WA (“TFW”)  text materials are available indicates you may not do so, you may copy or distribute any text materials that appear on the TFW Site in print or digital format only and only for the following non-commercial purposes: research, teaching, private study, and activism within a local geographic area regarding public health and criminal justice reform.” You may also distribute TFW Content that is not TFW text materials if and only to the extent that the specific launching page from which that TFW Content is accessible, and/or the TFW Content itself, explicitly indicates that the TFW Content may be distributed, in a specified manner. Unless explicitly stated otherwise, all distributed copies must display the following copyright notice:

Copyright [2020 or other year indicated] Treatment First Washington

Reprinted with permission of Treatment First Washington https://treatmentfirstwa.org

Distribution Requiring Advance Written Permission

You must obtain written permission in advance if you wish to reproduce TFW Content that is not text material (e.g., videos, drawings, photographs, podcasts, etc.) or if you wish to reproduce any TFW Content for any reason not listed in the previous paragraph. You can request this permission by sending us an email at info@treatmentfirstwa.org that contains the information listed below:

  • complete description of the TFW Content requested, and the URL of the web page that contains the TFW Content;
  • a description of the sections or paragraphs that will be distributed, and, where applicable, the title and date of the TFW Content;
  • a description of the intended audience;
  • a description of the manner of distribution;
  • the length, retail price, and approximate size of first printing or circulation that will include the TFW Content;
  • a description of the geographic scope of the distribution and the length of time for which rights are being requested. (please note that TFW grants only nonexclusive rights); and
  • a reply email address and phone number.

Information You Post to the TFW Site

To the extent you voluntarily post material to the TFW Site for display on the TFW Site itself (e.g., postings and comments to TFW blogs and forums), you automatically grant to TFW an irrevocable, perpetual worldwide license for TFW to display such material on the TFW Site, except to the extent we have indicated otherwise on the portion of the TFW Site that permits you to post such information (e.g., if a particular blog or forum on the TFW Site posts any specific terms of use that apply to that particular blog or forum). Additionally, unless otherwise explicitly agreed upon in writing by you and TFW, by posting any material to the TFW Site for display on the TFW Site, you are representing, warranting and covenanting to TFW that those materials are original to you or you have obtained permissions, releases, rights or licenses if any are required (including where use of that material does not constitute “fair use”), and that you assume full responsibility for the posting of such material vis-à-vis third parties, including but not limited to making any payments to third parties with respect to displaying such third party material. By posting material for display on a portion of the TFW Site that contains specific terms of use applicable to that portion of the TFW Site, you agree have read, understand, agree to, and accept such specific terms of use.

Frames and Metatags

You may not frame the content of the TFW Site. You may not use metatags or any other “hidden text” that incorporates TFW logos or our  name without our express written consent.

Links to Other Websites

The TFW Site contains links to other websites that we think may be of interest to you. We are not responsible for and have no control over these other sites or their content. Remember that when you link to another site, that other site is governed by its own user agreement and privacy statement, which you should be sure to read.

Disclaimers and Limitation of Liability

ALTHOUGH WE TAKE REASONABLE STEPS TO PREVENT THE INTRODUCTION OF VIRUSES, WORMS, “TROJAN HORSES” AND OTHER DESTRUCTIVE MATERIALS TO THE TFW SITE, WE DO NOT GUARANTEE OR WARRANT THAT THE TFW SITE OR MATERIALS THAT MAY BE DOWNLOADED FROM THE TFW SITE ARE FREE FROM SUCH DESTRUCTIVE FEATURES. WE ARE NOT LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR HARM ATTRIBUTABLE TO SUCH FEATURES.

WE ARE NOT LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, LOSS OR INJURY BASED ON ERRORS, OMISSIONS, INTERRUPTIONS, OR OTHER INACCURACIES IN THE TFW SITE, NOR FOR ANY CLAIM, LOSS OR INJURY THAT RESULTS FROM YOUR USE OF THE TFW SITE OR YOUR BREACH OF ANY PROVISION OF THIS USER AGREEMENT.

Termination

We reserve the right to terminate the TFW Site and this User Agreement at any time without notice for any reason, including, in the case of the User Agreement, for your violation of any of its provisions. The Limitation of Liability and Governing Law Sections of this User Agreement survive any such termination.

Governing Law

This User Agreement is governed by the laws of the State of Washington applicable to contracts made and performed there without regard to its conflicts of law principles. You agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts in the State of Washington and County of King and waive any jurisdictional, venue or inconvenient forum objections to such courts.