Unless otherwise stated, Columbia and/or its licensors own the intellectual property rights for all material on Columbia. All intellectual property rights are reserved. You may view and/or print pages from https://www.columbiagroup.org for your own personal use subject to restrictions set in these terms and conditions.
You are prohibited to:
- Republish material from https://www.columbiagroup.org/ Sell, rent or sub-license material from https://www.columbiagroup.org
- Reproduce, duplicate or copy material from https://www.columbiagroup.org
- Redistribute content from Columbia (unless content is specifically made for redistribution).
All trademarks, service marks, logos, trade names used and displayed on this website are the property of the respective owners that have granted the Columbia the right and license to use such marks.
Certain parts of this website offer the opportunity for users to post and exchange opinions, information, material and data (‘Comments’) in areas of the website. Columbia does not screen, edit, publish or review Comments prior to their appearance on the website and Comments do not reflect the views or opinions of Columbia, its agents or affiliates. Comments reflect the view and opinion of the person who posts such view or opinion. To the extent permitted by applicable laws Columbia shall not be responsible or liable for the Comments or for any loss cost, liability, damages or expenses caused and or suffered as a result of any use of and/or posting of and/or appearance of the Comments on this website.
You are entitled to post the Comments on our website and have all necessary licenses and consents to do so;
The Comments do not infringe any intellectual property right, including without limitation copyright, patent or trademark, or other proprietary right of any third party;
The Comments do not contain any defamatory, libelous, offensive, indecent or otherwise unlawful material or material which is an invasion of privacy;
The Comments will not be used to solicit or promote business or custom or present commercial activities or unlawful activity.
The Comments will not promote violence or hatred against individuals or groups based on any of the following attributes:
- Gender identity and expression
- Immigration status
- Sexual orientation
- Victims of a major violent event and their kin
The Comments do not intent to shock or disgust viewers, or content encouraging others to commit violent acts.
You hereby grant to Columbia a non-exclusive royalty-free license to use, reproduce, edit and authorize others to use, reproduce and edit any of your Comments in any and all forms, formats or media.
Hyperlinking To Our Content
The following organizations may link to our website without prior written approval:
- Government agencies;
- Search engines;
- News organizations;
- Online directory distributors when they list us in the directory may link to our website in the same manner as they hyperlink to the websites of other listed businesses;
- and system wide accredited businesses except soliciting non-profit organizations, charity shopping malls, and charity fundraising groups which may not hyperlink to our website.
These organizations may link to our home page, to publications or to other website information so long as the link: (a) is not in any way misleading; (b) does not falsely imply sponsorship, endorsement or approval of the linking party and its products or services; and (c) fits within the context of the linking party’s site.
We may consider and approve in our sole discretion other link requests from the following types of organizations:
- commonly-known consumer and/or business information sources such as Chambers of Commerce;
- associations or other groups representing charities, including charity giving sites, online directory distributors;
- internet portals;
- educational institutions and maritime associations.
We will approve link requests from these organizations if we determine that: (a) the link would not reflect unfavorably on us or our accredited businesses (for example, trade associations or other organizations representing inherently suspect types of business, such as work-at-home opportunities, shall not be allowed to link); (b)the organization does not have an unsatisfactory record with us; (c) the benefit to us from the visibility associated with the hyperlink outweighs the absence of ; and (d) where the link is in the context of general resource information or is otherwise consistent with editorial content in a newsletter or similar product furthering the mission of the organization.
These organizations may link to our home page, to publications or to other website information so long as the link: (a) is not in any way misleading; (b) does not falsely imply sponsorship, endorsement or approval of the linking party and it products or services; and (c) fits within the context of the linking party’s site.
If you are among the organizations listed above in this paragraph and are interested in linking to our website, you must notify us by sending an e-mail to [email protected].
Please include your name, your organization name, contact information (such as a phone number and/or e-mail address) as well as the URL of your site, a list of any URLs from which you intend to link to our website, and a list of the URL(s) on our site to which you would like to link. Allow 2-3 weeks for a response.
Approved Organizations May have Hyperlink To Our website As Follows:
By use of our corporate name; or by use of the uniform resource locator (web address) being linked to; or By use of any other description of our website or material being linked to that makes sense within the context and format of content on the linking party’s site.
No use of Columbia ’s logo or other artwork will be allowed for linking absent a trademark license agreement.
Without prior approval and express written permission, you may not create frames around our webpages or use other techniques that alter in any way the visual presentation or appearance of our website.
Reservation Of Rights
Removal Of Links From Our Website
If you find any link on our website or any linked website objectionable for any reason, you may contact us about this. We will consider requests to remove links but will have no obligation to do so or to respond directly to you.
Whilst we endeavour to ensure that the information on this website is correct, we do not warrant its completeness or accuracy; nor do we commit to ensuring that the website remains available or that the material on the website is kept up to date.
Social Media Network
Any content, views, opinions and/or responses to questions posted, expressed or submitted by the creators, sponsors, advertisers or users of social media services utilised by us are solely the views, opinions and responsibility of the person submitting them and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of us or any of our partners.
The Company is not responsible for content that third parties publish, post, comment, like, re-share, upload, distribute, disseminate or otherwise transmit via social media services, not for any content on unofficial channels. Although such content, if considered foul and improper, is likely to be monitored and deleted from the Company’s officially controlled social media profile/page/wall, there is no control of such content if re-shared or liked by another third party member- such is the nature of some social media applications- nor if this is done so via an unofficial profile/page/wall where we have not administration control over.
While the Company will endeavour to maintain the currency and accuracy of information published via its own official social media services, the Company does not warrant the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of information available on social media channels, and users are advised to take case and caution with information. The Company accepts no liability in any way for the currency, accuracy or completeness of any material posted on social media sited and disclaims all responsibility for any loss or damage which may arise from the use (or misuse) of information provided via such communication mediums. Users should themselves check the accuracy and currency of content and information is strictly at your own risk.
Social media services may occasionally be unavailable and the Company accepts no responsibility for lack of service, and lack of ability to act thereafter due to downtime, as this is managed externally by these social media services.
We shall have no responsibility or liability for any content appearing on your website. You agree to indemnify and defend us against all claims arising out of or based upon your website. No link(s) may appear on any page on your website or within any context containing content or materials that may be interpreted as libelous, obscene or criminal, or which infringes, otherwise violates, or advocates the infringement or other violation of, any third party rights.
The content on the website is provided for general information only and shall not be considered as advice on which you should rely on. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action based on the content on the website. We do not guarantee or warrant, either expressed or implied as to the accuracy, completeness or suitability of the information uploaded to the website and that it is registered user’s or guests own responsibility to expand or verify such information through their own analysis.
To the extent permitted by law, the site does not accept any responsibility to maintain the material and services made available on this website or to supply any corrections, updates, or releases in connection therewith.
Registered users and guests should not introduce virus, trojans, worms or logic bombs, whatsoever, which are malicious and harmful or attack the site via a denial-of- service attach or a distributed denial-of-service attack.
Access to the website depends on your computer and/or portable device, which should comply with the website minimum standard technical specifications. The registered users or guests should check the compatibility of their computers and/or portable devices with the website and ensure that the method of access to the website does not expose them to the risk of viruses, malicious computer code or other form of interference, which endanger their computers and/or portable devices. We will not be liable, whatsoever, for any failure to obtain access to the website due to compatibility reasons.
To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, we exclude all representations, warranties and conditions relating to our website and the use of this website (including, without limitation, any warranties implied by law in respect of satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose and/or the use of reasonable care and skill). Nothing in this disclaimer will:
- limit or exclude our or your liability for death or personal injury resulting from negligence;
- limit or exclude our or your liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation;
- limit any of our or your liabilities in any way that is not permitted under applicable law; or
- exclude any of our or your liabilities that may not be excluded under applicable law.
The limitations and exclusions of liability set out in this section and elsewhere in this disclaimer: (a) are subject to the preceding paragraph; and (b) govern all liabilities arising under the disclaimer or in relation to the subject matter of this disclaimer, including liabilities arising in contract, in tort (including negligence) and for breach of statutory duty. To the extent that the website and the information and services on the website are provided free of charge, we will not be liable for any loss or damage of any nature.
The website uses links and resources of other sites for information purposes only and we do not have control over these sites, neither accept any liability relied on them or of any loss and/or damage arises by using such links.
We do not accept any liability, whatsoever, for any loss, damage or cost incurred by using the site, the impact of the use of the site or any sites linked with it, whether direct, indirect or consequential, whether caused by tort or breach of contract, whatsoever, except the liability for fraudulent misrepresentation.
If you choose to download material from this website you do so at your own risk, the side does not guarantee that the website is secured.
If you have any queries regarding any of our terms, please contact us: [email protected].