Terms of Service

1. Terms

By accessing this web site or any affiliate of Congress Collection, you are agreeing to be bound by these Terms of Service, all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws.  If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing this site.  The materials contained in this web site are protected by applicable copyright and trademark law.

2. Use License

a. Permission is granted to temporarily download one copy of the materials (information or software) on Congress Collection's web site for personal, non-commercial transitory viewing only.  This is the grant of a license, not a transfer of title, and under this license you may not:

i.    Modify or copy the materials;
ii.    Use the materials for any commercial purpose, or for any public display (commercial or non-commercial);
iii.    Attempt to decompile or reverse engineer any software contained on Congress Collection's web site;
iv.    Remove any copyright or other proprietary notations from the materials; or
v.    Transfer the materials to another person or "mirror" the materials on any other server.

b. This license shall automatically terminate if you violate any of these restrictions and may be terminated by Congress Collection at any time.  Upon terminating your viewing of these materials or upon the termination of this license, you must destroy any downloaded materials in your possession whether in electronic or printed format.

3. Disclaimer

The materials on Congress Collection's web site are provided "as is".  Congress Collection makes no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties, including without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights.  Further, Congress Collection does not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of the materials on its Internet web site or otherwise relating to such materials or on any sites linked to this site.

4. Limitations

In no event shall Congress Collection or its suppliers be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption,) arising out of the use or inability to use the materials on Congress Collection's Internet site, even if Congress Collection or a Congress Collection authorized representative has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage.  Because some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties, or limitations of liability for consequential or incidental damages, these limitations may not apply to you.

5. Revisions and Errata

The materials appearing on Congress Collection's web site could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors.  Congress Collection does not warrant that any of the materials on its web site or any affiliate(s) web sites are accurate, complete, or current.  Congress Collection may make changes to the materials contained on its web site at any time without notice.  Congress Collection does not, however, make any commitment to update the materials.

6. Links

Congress Collection has not reviewed all of the sites linked to its Internet web site and is not responsible for the contents of any such linked site.  The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Congress Collection of the site.  Use of any such linked web site is at the user's own risk.

7. Site Terms of Service Modifications

Congress Collection may revise these Terms of Service for its web site at any time without notice.  By using this web site, you are agreeing to be bound by the then current version of these Terms of Service.

8. Governing Law

Any claim relating to Congress Collection's web site shall be governed by the laws of the State of Michigan without regard to its conflict of law provisions.

General Terms of Service applicable to Use of Web Site.

Effective September 1st, 2012