BoardSource Terms of Use for LSC Grantees

The Legal Service Corporation (“LSC”) has a Membership Program for Federated Networks (“LSC’s Federated Membership”) with BoardSource for LSC and LSC grantees to access materials provided by BoardSource (“BoardSource Materials”) to authorized users.  LSC provides this access as a convenience for LSC grantees, which operate separately from LSC and are not parties to LSC’s agreement with BoardSource.

You, an LSC grantee, agree that these Terms of Use, which may be amended from time to time, apply to you when you view, access or otherwise use any BoardSource Materials through the LSC’s Federated Membership.  These Terms of Use apply to anyone accessing BoardSource materials using a grantee’s login. By accessing or using BoardSource Materials, you are acknowledging that you have read, understand, and agree to be bound by these Terms of Use. If you do not agree with these Terms of Use, you do not have the right to access or otherwise use BoardSource Materials.

Intellectual Property Rights

All BoardSource Materials and corresponding proprietary rights are the sole property of BoardSource.  You may use such materials for internal purposes only.  You may not reproduce, distribute, modify, license or in any way exploit BoardSource Materials without the prior written consent of BoardSource.  Neither this Agreement nor any disclosure made under this Agreement grants you or any other party a license to BoardSource’s copyrights, trademarks, service marks, logos, trade dress, trade names, trade secrets, patents or other intellectual property rights of every kind and nature.  

Legal Services Corporation does not warrant that use of any BoardSource Materials will not infringe the rights of third parties.  Materials under copyright held by a third party may be subject to additional intellectual property notices, information or restrictions. You are responsible for reviewing the applicable content to identify third-party material.

Disclaimer and Warranty

Neither LSC nor any of its respective directors, officers, employees, or agents, makes any warranty whatsoever, including without limitation that access to BoardSource Materials through LSC’s Federated Membership will be uninterrupted or that the materials will be error free; nor do they make any warranty as to the results that may be obtained from use of the BoardSource Materials or as to the accuracy, reliability, quality or content of any information, service or product provided on or through the BoardSource Materials.

The BoardSource Materials are available to you "as is", without warranty by LSC of any kind, either express or implied, including without limitation warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title, security, accuracy and non-infringement, other than those warranties which are incapable of exclusion, restriction or modification under the laws applicable to these Terms of Use.  Use of BoardSource Materials is at your own risk. You assume full responsibility and risk of loss resulting from your downloading and/or use of any BoardSource files, data, information, other communications, content or services.

Violation of LSC Terms of Use or BoardSource Terms & Conditions

Violation of these Terms of Use or BoardSource’s Terms and Conditions [Link] may result in removal from LSC’s Federated Membership.

Governing Law 

These Terms of Use are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the District of Columbia without regard to conflict of laws provisions.  You and Legal Services Corporation agree that any legal or equitable claim or dispute relating to these Terms of Use will be exclusively brought in the appropriate local or federal court in the District of Columbia and you agree to submit to personal jurisdiction in District of Columbia. 

Modifications of Terms of Use

Legal Services Corporation reserves the right to change these Terms of Use at any time, and you agree that all access to or use of BoardSource Materials or under LSC’s Federated Membership will be subject to the Terms of Use as they appear at the time of access or use. Accordingly, you should check these Terms of Use periodically for changes.

Complete Agreement

These Terms of Use form the complete and exclusive agreement between you and Legal Services Corporation for the access and use of BoardSource Materials under LSC’s Federated Membership, and they supersede all prior or contemporaneous proposals, oral or written, understandings, representations, conditions, warranties, and all other communications between you and LSC relating to the access and use of materials under LSC’s Federated Membership. No waiver by either party of any breach or default of this Agreement shall be deemed to be a waiver of any preceding or subsequent breach or default. If any provision of these Terms of Use is unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision is severable from these Terms of Use and does not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.