Ownership and Management.
This site and the information contained herein are the sole and exclusive property of The Cowlitz Indian Tribe. This web site is maintained by The Cowlitz Indian Tribe.
This web site and its database are maintained for educational, cultural, and research purposes for the benefit of the members of the Cowlitz Tribe, tribal staff, and the general public. This website is not, nor is it intended to be, an open public forum.
General Terms and policies.
You agree not to access, or attempt to access, or allow any employee, agent, or contractor to access or attempt to access any portion of the website, using any means other than through the interface that is provided by the Tribe, unless you have been specifically allowed to do so in a separate, written agreement with the Tribe. You specifically agree not to access, or attempt to access, or allow any employee, agent, or contractor to access or attempt to access any of the website through any automated means (including, but not limited to, use of scripts, web crawlers or screen scrapers) and shall ensure that you and your agents, employees, and contractors comply with the instructions these terms and any instructions of the Tribe.
You agree not to use for commercial purposes, or resell, or allow your employees, agents, or contractors to use for commercial purposes or resell any of the data derived from this website unless you have been specifically allowed to do so in a separate, written agreement with the Tribe. The Tribe reserves the right to discontinue your access by whatever means it chooses, and without notice, if it detects a violation of these terms.
All content on Cowlitz.org is the property of the Tribe or its content suppliers and may be protected by intellectual property or other laws. You may not modify, copy, distribute, display, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, sell, or transfer information, products, services, images, designs, or logos obtained from Cowlitz.org unless the law otherwise provides or the Tribe gives you prior written permission.
You may not use Cowlitz.org or any of its content for any purpose that is unlawful or to solicit the performance of any illegal activity or other activity that infringes upon the rights of the Tribe or others. Duplication or use of any content from this web site for commercial purposes or in any manner likely to give the impression of official approval by the Tribe is prohibited.
You agree that the Tribe may take any action necessary, whether at law or in equity, to protect its rights, and the rights of others, as set forth hereunder.
These terms are subject to change without notice.
Linking to Cowlitz.org From External Websites.
Entities and individuals linking to Cowlitz.org must not (1) capture Cowlitz.org pages within frames; (2) misinform users about the origin or ownership of Cowlitz.org content; (3) in any way modify the content and present it as the content of Cowlitz.org; (4) portray any person, entity, or subject in a false or misleading light; (5) imply that the Tribe endorses your products or services; or (5) violate any protected intellectual property rights to content on Cowlitz.org.
You are not permitted to use any of the Tribe’s logos or trademarks for linking purposes.
Be aware that Cowlitz.org and its subpages may change or be deleted at any time without notice. You are solely responsible for the accuracy of your links.
Links to Other Websites.
The Cowlitz Tribe does not control the availability and content of links to outside internet services and resources. Any concerns regarding such services or resources, or any link thereto, should be directed to that source. Links to this web site are appreciated and encouraged, provided the linking web site: (a) does not remove, change, or otherwise obscure the copyright notice or logo; (b) does not infringe on the intellectual property rights of the Cowlitz Tribe; (c) does not imply an endorsement by the Cowlitz Tribe; (d) does not contain offensive material; and, (e) discontinues linking to this web site at our request and without notice.
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES AND REPRESENTATIONS.
While the Cowlitz Tribe makes every effort to maintain the database with complete and accurate information, its information is deemed reliable but is provided with no warranty or guarantee concerning the accuracy or reliability of the content at this site or at other sites to which this site links. Users of information from this web site, or its links, do so at their own risk. THE MATERIALS IN THIS WEB SITE AND DATABASE ARE INFORMATIONAL. THEY ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESS, FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR IMPLIED. THE COWLITZ TRIBE DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED IN THE MATERIALS WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THIS SITE OR THE SERVER(S) PROVIDED HEREIN ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. THE COWLITZ TRIBE DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF THE MATERIALS IN THIS WEB SITE IN TERMS OF CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY.
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL THE COWLITZ TRIBE BE LIABLE UNDER ANY LEGAL THEORY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION FOR CONTRACT, TORT, OR OTHERWISE, FOR ANY DAMAGES THAT ARISE FROM THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE MATERIALS IN THIS WEB SITE, EVEN IF THE COWLITZ TRIBE OR ITS AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
Security and Monitoring Notice.
For security purposes, all network traffic is subject to monitoring in order to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise conduct criminal activity. In connection with authorized law enforcement investigations and pursuant to required legal process, navigational information may be used to assist in obtaining personal identifying information.
Furthermore, to protect this website, as well as its associated computer systems, from unauthorized use and to ensure that the website and computer systems are functioning properly, individuals accessing this website and any associated computer systems are subject to having all of their activities monitored and recorded by personnel authorized to do so by the Tribe. Anyone using this website and its associated computer systems expressly consents to such monitoring and is advised that if such monitoring reveals evidence of possible abuse or criminal activity, the Tribe may provide the results of such monitoring to appropriate officials. Unauthorized attempts to upload or change the content of the website, or otherwise cause damage to this website or its computer systems are strictly prohibited and may be punishable under applicable law.
Jurisdiction; Choice of Laws.
Severability; Saving Clause.
The Cowlitz Indian Tribe is a federally recognized Indian Tribe. The Tribe, as a sovereign government, has immunity from civil suit and criminal prosecution. The Tribe does not, expressly or by delegation, waive, alter, or otherwise diminish our sovereign immunity, whether expressed or implied, nor does the Tribe waive, alter, or otherwise diminish any other rights, privileges, remedies, or services guaranteed to it by law.