Terms of Use

Last Updated:  May 7, 2018

These terms of use (“Terms”) apply to this website (“Site”), which is owned and operated by the Illinois Broadcasters Association (“IBA”). Please read these Terms carefully before using this Site. By continuing to use the Site, you agree to and are bound by the Terms described here.

  1. Grant of License

Subject to the terms provided herein, IBA grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, worldwide, revocable, non-sublicensable license to use the Site. IBA reserves the right to update or modify the Site at any time, from time to time in its sole discretion, including without limitation to increase or change the functionality of the Site.  Notwithstanding the foregoing, IBA does not grant you any right or license to republish or disseminate any content on the Site or to use or display any of IBA’s logos, domain names, trademarks or other marks or other distinctive brand features in any medium or forum or for any purpose.

  1. Privacy

Any information that you provide to IBA is subject to our Privacy Policy, which governs IBA’s collection and use of your information.

  1. Acceptable and Restricted Use of the Site

The graphics, photographs, images, screen shots, text, digitally downloadable files, trademarks, logos, product and program names, slogans, and other information on the Site (“Content”) is the property of IBA and its licensors, and is protected in the U.S. and internationally under trademark, copyright, and other intellectual property laws. You may only make and internally use copies of the Content for your internal, non-commercial use or with IBA’s prior express written authorization.

Without IBA’s prior express written authorization, you may not:

  • use any systems or means, automated or otherwise, to access, acquire, copy, scrape, harvest, or monitor any part of the Site;
  • use any device, software, hardware, or other technologies or initiate any other activities that may harm or interfere with the Site and the proper working of the Site;
  • use, display, mirror, frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose the Site or the content made available through the Site, or any portion thereof, through any other application or website;
  • reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble, or otherwise attempt to derive the source code, algorithms, applications, functionality, underlying ideas, or structure or organization of the Site;
  • seek to discover the account information of another person, such as login information and/or password and/or access the Site through another person’s or account without proper authorization; or
  • otherwise exceed your limited access to the Site as authorized by IBA.
  1. Legal Advice

Nothing contained in this Site is intended as, nor shall be construed as, legal advice, guidance, or interpretation. No attorney-client relationship is established between IBA and you by your use of this site. The information provided on this site is for general educational purposes only and specific questions about any law, statute, or regulation should be directed to an attorney.

  1. Third Party Websites

This Site may include links to third party websites and services that IBA does not own or operate. IBA makes no representations or warranties about such websites or services, and IBA is not responsible for the availability of such third party websites and services, or any products, services and/or content contained therein.

  1. Warranty Disclaimer

The Site is provided “AS-IS”. IBA and its licensors expressly disclaim any warranties with respect to the Site, including without limitation, any statutory or implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement. IBA does not warrant that the Site will meet your requirements, that the operation of the Site will be continuous or error-free, that the Site will operate as intended or at all under all conditions, that any defects in the Site will be corrected, that our Site will be virus-free, or that any information or content provided by IBA is accurate or representative of any other information.

You agree that these Terms do not entitle you to any support, upgrades, updates, add-ons, patches, enhancements or fixes for the Site. IBA may, but is not obligated to, provide any of the foregoing at any time, in IBA’s sole discretion.

  1. Limitation of Liability and Indemnification

In no event shall IBA, its directors, employees, partners, agents, suppliers, or affiliates, be liable for any indirect, incidental, special, consequential or punitive damages, including without limitation, loss of profits, data, use, goodwill, or other intangible losses, resulting from (a) your access to or use of or inability to access or use the Site; (b) any conduct or content of any third party on the Site; (c) any content obtained from the Site; and (d) unauthorized access, use or alteration of your transmissions or content, whether based on warranty, contract, tort (including negligence) or any other legal theory, whether or not IBA has been informed of the possibility of such damage, and even if a remedy set forth herein is found to have failed of its essential purpose.

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold IBA harmless, as well as its licensee(s) and licensor(s), and its or their employees, contractors, agents, officers and directors, from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney’s fees), resulting from or arising out of (a) your use and access of the Site, by you or any person using your account and password, or (b) a breach of these Terms.

  1. Governing Law

These Terms and your acceptance thereof shall be deemed made in, governed by, performed in, and construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the state of Illinois, U.S.A., without giving effect to its conflicts of laws provisions or principles. Any action, suit or other proceeding arising under or relating to these Terms shall be brought in a court of competition jurisdiction in the state of Illinois and you hereby consent to the sole jurisdiction of such courts. You agree that any proceedings to resolve or litigate any dispute will be conducted solely on an individual basis and you shall not participate in any class action against IBA or join or consolidate any claims that you have against IBA with the claims of any third parties.  You also agree to waive the right to litigate disputes in court before a jury.

  1. Changes

From time to time IBA may update this Site and/or these Terms without notice. Your use of this Site constitutes your agreement to changes to these Terms. You should check the Site for such changes frequently.

  1. Contact Information

Please direct all inquiries to:

ILLINOIS Broadcasters Association
200 Missouri Avenue
Carterville, IL 62918