Terms and Conditions

The following terms (“Terms of Use”) apply to your access to and use of this website (the “website”), which is provided by the Fred and Mary Koch Foundation (the “Foundation”). By using the website you confirm that you have read, understood and agree to both the terms and conditions of the Privacy Policy and these Terms of Use.

Warranties and liability

You have chosen to access the information on this website. The information provided is believed to be correct and is offered in good faith by the Foundation. Because of the nature of the information and the transmission technology used, the Foundation cannot warrant or make any representation that the information at this website is accurate, complete or up-to-date, that the website does not infringe the rights of any third party or that the operation of this website will be uninterrupted, continually available or error free, and the Foundation disclaims all liability in respect thereof. Any reliance on the information available at this website is at the sole risk of the user. The Foundation reserves the right to make changes and corrections to this website, or to these Terms of Use, at any time and without further notice.

This website is provided for informational purposes only. The information on this website is not a guarantee of results to be achieved by any user of, and is not a statement of warranty (either express or implied), regarding any of the content of this website. To the extent permitted by applicable law, all express and implied warranties regarding the content of this website are expressly disclaimed, including those for merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. To the extent permitted by applicable law, neither the Foundation nor any party involved in creating, producing or delivering this website shall be liable for any direct, incidental, consequential, indirect or punitive damages arising out of your access, use or inability to use this website or any errors or omissions in the content thereof. While the Foundation takes reasonable precautions to protect against the existence of computer viruses and/or other malicious programs on the website, they accept no liability for them. If you are dissatisfied with any portion of this website or with any of these Terms of Use your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using this website. If you have a specific question on which you require assistance please contact us using the details provided under the “Contact Us” link which appears on every page of this website.

Third party websites

Certain links on this website may lead to resources and Web pages maintained by third parties over whom the Foundation has no control. As such, the Foundation accepts no liability or responsibility for any material supplied or contained on such third party sites or any use of personal data by such third parties. The Foundation makes no representation or warranty as to the accuracy or any other aspect of the information contained on such resources and Web pages. The Foundation may remove any link from this website at any time. The website is not sponsored in conjunction with or associated with any particular linked entity and the existence of any particular link is simply intended to imply potential interest to the reader.

Communications

Any communication or material you transmit to the Foundation via electronic mail or otherwise is unsolicited by the Foundation and is deemed non-confidential. By transmitting information to the Foundation, you automatically grant to the Foundation a perpetual, royalty-free, irrevocable license to use such communication or material for any purpose whatsoever, including reproduction, publication, broadcast and posting for its own benefit without compensation or acknowledgment of its source.

Use of this website

As a condition of your use of this website, you will not use this website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms of Use or in any way which infringes the rights of anyone else or restricts or inhibits anyone else’s use or enjoyment of this website. You may not use this website in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, interfere or impair this website, the networks connected to this website or any other party’s use and enjoyment of this website. You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to any Fred and Mary Koch Foundation account, computer system or network through hacking, password mining or any other means not intentionally made available through this website. The Foundation reserves the right to grant or deny access to its websites as it deems appropriate.

The information on this website is not intended to be published or made available to any person in any jurisdiction where doing so would result in contravention of any applicable laws or regulations. Accordingly, if it is prohibited to make such information available in your jurisdiction or to you (by reason of your nationality, residence or otherwise) it is not directed at you. Before reviewing the pages of this website, you must be satisfied that doing so will not result in such a contravention and is not so prohibited, and by proceeding to review them you will be confirming that this is not the case.


The information and materials on this website and all intellectual property rights in or relating to them are the property of the Foundation, and any reproduction, publication, broadcast or posting by you for your own benefit is prohibited, unless you obtain prior written approval from the Foundation. The Foundation logo is a trademark of the Foundation and may not be used or reproduced without prior written consent from the Foundation. In the event that the Foundation grants permission to you to reproduce any logos, photographs, videotapes or articles owned by the Foundation, you agree that such reproduction shall be done solely for the purpose of news reporting, and only in conjunction therewith; shall be done in accordance with the Graphic Standards of the Foundation (as provided by the Foundation in writing from time to time), where applicable; and shall be reprinted in their entirety, including current size and format. Any other use, without the prior written approval, shall be prohibited. The Foundation reserves the right to revoke, by written notice (electronic or surface mail), at any time and for any reason or no reason, any such permission or license granted to you for the usage of any articles, logos, photographs or videotapes, and you agree to return or destroy the relevant material, within ten (10) days of written notice of revocation from the Foundation. You are not entitled to modify, print, publish, broadcast or redistribute the content of this website or reproduce, link, frame or deep-link this website on any other website without the express written permission of the Foundation.

General

Nothing in these Terms of Use shall confer any right or benefit on any third party.

If any of the terms or conditions contained herein are held to be illegal, invalid or unenforceable by any court of competent jurisdiction, the remainder of these terms shall continue in full force and effect.

You have chosen to access the information on this website, which is located on a server in the state of Kansas, USA. Thus, all information is deemed to have been provided to you in Kansas and Kansas law shall govern the provision of this information and your use of this website. You agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the federal and state courts located in Wichita, Kansas, in respect of any issue arising out of or in connection with these Terms of Use.