ARCHIVED: AALLNET Copyright Policy (Revised November 2010)

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Approved by the AALL Executive Board November 4, 2000 Tab 9

  1. Liability for Web site content is solely the author's responsibility. AALL does not actively monitor the content of linked sites, but will investigate complaints of violation of terms included in this policy and act accordingly. AALL does not verify, endorse, or otherwise vouch for an author's content or links, and is not responsible for any infringing, libelous, or defamatory content or links, for material which is an invasion of privacy or publicity rights, or for any other violations of federal or state law. AALL has the right to refuse to post or to remove any material , including links, that in its discretion are objectionable, violate this policy, or when necessary to protect the Association's interests. AALL has the right to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any law, regulation, or governmental request.

  2. AALL will remove from AALLNET, when it is made aware of its existence, copyrighted material that appears without a displayed or linked-to note that permission has been obtained from the copyright owner, and material that AALL judges to constitute libel, plagiarism, misinformation, pornography, obscenity, an illegal activity, or that incites or advocates violence.

  3. Contributors to AALLNET understand that AALL policy permits works included in AALL publications to be reproduced without permission for teaching, scholarship, or research, including multiple copies for classroom use, provided that copies are distributed at or below cost, the author and the source of publication are identified on each copy, and proper notice of copyright is affixed to each copy. Authors also have the right to allow copies of their works to be made and distributed for teaching, scholarship, or research purposes, provided that the author and the AALL source of publication are identified on each copy and notice of the use is given to AALL.

  4. AALLNET includes links and pointers to Internet sites, content and services provided by third parties. AALL does not operate or control any information, products, or services that third parties - including AALL chapters -- provide on or through AALLNET or on a website linked to by AALLNET. The materials on this site and third-party sites are provided "as is" and without warranties of any kind either express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. AALL does not warrant that AALLNET or any of its functions will be uninterrupted or error free, or that this site is free of viruses or other harmful components. AALL does not warrant or make any representations regarding the use of materials in this site or in third-party sites in terms of their correctness, accuracy, timeliness reliability, or otherwise.

  5. AALL takes no responsibility for the content or information contained in any sites to which it links, and does not exert any editorial or other control over those sites. AALL assumes no responsibility for statements and opinions advanced by contributors to this site or to sites to which AALLNET links. Links established from this site do not imply endorsement of the linked site's products or services. Acceptance of advertisements do not imply endorsement of the advertiser's products by AALL.

  6. Under no circumstances, including but not limited to negligence, shall AALL be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, or consequential damages that result from the use of or inability to use AALLNET, AALLNET products or services, third party materials, or products or services made available through AALLNET.

  7. AALLNET is protected by copyright as a collective work and/or compilation, pursuant to United States copyright law, international conventions and other copyright laws.

  8. Interpretation of this policy is governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Illinois.