Website Content Disclaimer

Although every effort is made to ensure the accuracy and timeliness of the information presented on the Center for Consumer Equality’s web site, errors, omissions and technical limitations may occur. The Center for Consumer Equality provides this information "as is" and without warranty. The Center for Consumer Equality disclaims all warranties either expressed or implied.

The information provided on the Center for Consumer Equality’s web site is provided for informational purposes only and does not constitute a contract with the Center. The Center for Consumer Equality reserves the right to change or remove information from the website without notice.

Copyright policy

The following policy was developed in accordance with the Copyright Law of the United States of America and related laws contained in Title 17 of the United States Code. All text, files, images, videos, music, sounds, software, logos, charts, layouts, designs, and information, as well as the underlying coding associated with each web page found on the Center for Consumer Equality’s web site are the intellectual property of the Center for Consumer Equality, unless otherwise noted. The Center for Consumer Equality’s web site is protected by United States copyright laws as a collective work. Some web pages may contain content provided by a third party that holds a copyright to the material.

Use of Center for Consumer Equality material
In accordance with applicable laws, you may view, copy, print and use content contained on the Center for Consumer Equality’s web site solely for your own personal use and provided that: (1) the content is used for informational and noncommercial purposes only; (2) no text, graphics, photos or other content is modified in any way; (3) you include both a link to this notice and any copyright notice originally included with said content; and (4) no graphics or photos are used, copied or distributed separate from accompanying text.

Except as otherwise expressly permitted under copyright law you may not copy, redistribute, publish, display or commercially exploit any material from the Center for Consumer Equality’s web site without the expressed permission of the Center for Consumer Equality as provided by its designated agent:

You may not download text, images, videos, music, sounds, software, logos, or files of any type to other sites or hard-drives without prior written consent.

In the event of any permitted copying, redistribution or publication of materials from the Center for Consumer Equality’s web site, no changes in or deletions of author attribution, trademarks, legend or copyright notice can be made.

Nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring by implication or otherwise any license or other grant of right to use any patent, copyright, trademark or other intellectual property of the Center for Consumer Equality or any third party, except as expressly provided herein.

All use of the Center for Consumer Equality’s intellectual property must comply with U.S. Copyright laws and all other applicable laws.

Linking to this site
You are free to link to the Center for Consumer Equality website without notifying us or asking permission. Links should be attributed to the Center for Consumer Equality.

Any presentation of Center for Consumer Equality materials that presents them with commercial content attached or presents them so that they appear to be the property or work of another is not permitted without prior written consent. Therefore:

Reporting Copyright Infringements
In accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act ("DMCA"), Pub. L. 105-304, the Center for Consumer Equality has designated an agent to receive notification of alleged copyright infringement on the Center’s web page. If you believe that your copyrighted work is being infringed, notify:
Anne-Marie Hakstian
Associate Professor
Salem State College
352 Lafayette Street
Salem, MA 01970
TEL: 978-542-6823
FAX: 978-542-6027
Email: ahakstian@salemstate.edu

The Digital Millennium Copyright Act requires that all infringement claims must be in writing and must include the following information:

A summary of the DMCA is available at: http://www.copyright.gov/.

Privacy policy

The Center for Consumer Equality respects the personal privacy of web site visitors and presents this policy to clarify how information is collected and used. The Center’s privacy policy is provided in accordance with appropriate state and federal laws.

This policy is meant to provide a general overview of the Center for Consumer Equality’s web privacy policy and does not constitute a contract with the Center. The Center for Consumer Equality reserves the right to alter or amend this policy at any time without notice.

The Center for Consumer Equality’s web site requests personal information via email from individuals who wish to share their stories of marketplace discrimination. Information submitted in this manner will be used only for academic research purposes. The Center for Consumer Equality will not sell or disclose personal information with third parties without your permission, or unless legally obligated. Information submitted to the Center electronically is subject to the same rules, regulations and policies that would apply if the information were submitted on paper or in person.