Terms & Conditions for Use of the “Greener Education Materials for Chemists” Web Site


The State of Oregon acting by and through the State Board of Higher Education on behalf of the University of Oregon (“Oregon”) provides all information on this site (together with all original content, content provided by third parties, and the underlying source HTML files that implement the hypertext features, collectively this “Site”) exclusively under the following Terms and Conditions and all applicable laws.  By using this Site "You" (the user of this Site) agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions.  IF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE IN FULL, YOU MUST IMMEDIATELY TERMINATE YOUR USE OF THIS SITE.

Ownership, License and Restrictions on Use

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You are hereby granted a non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited license to view this Site, and to download and/or print insignificant portions of materials retrieved from this Site provided (a) it is used only for your educational and non-commercial purposes, and (b) You do not remove or obscure the copyright notice or other notices. Except as expressly provided above, no part of this Site, including but not limited to materials retrieved therefrom and the underlying code, may be reproduced, republished, copied, transmitted, or distributed in any form or by any means, without the prior written permission of Oregon.  You may not use this Site in any manner not expressly allowed by these Terms and Conditions.  Oregon retains all rights, title and interest in and to the Site and its works of authorship.  For material provided by third parties, the copyright holders retain all rights, title and interest in and to their respective material on the Site.

Links to Third Party Sites

Oregon provides links to third party web sites for your convenience. Oregon does not assume any responsibility for the (i) content of, (ii) technology implemented by, or (iii) privacy practices of third party sites and all use is at your own risk. You should review the privacy policy and terms of use for each third party site and confirm they are acceptable prior to use of the site. Links to third party sites do not imply endorsement of the sites by Oregon.  

Links to This Site

Oregon permits links from other Web sites to this Site provided (a) You do not remove or obscure, by framing or otherwise, any content, including but not limited to the copyright notice and other notices, (b) You do not directly or indirectly cause any portion of this Site to appear on a user's computer screen with any material (e.g. URL, text, graphics, pop-up window, audio or other) supplied by or associated with You or a third party, (c) You give Oregon notice of all such links by sending an e-mail to Julie Haack, Assistant Department Head, Department of Chemistry, University of Oregon, at jhaack@uoregon.edu, and (d) You discontinue providing links to this Site if notified by Oregon.


The Site contains valuable proprietary products of Oregon and other authors embodying substantial creative efforts and information, ideas, and expressions.  The entire Site is protected by U.S. copyright laws and by international treaties. The right to use the Site does not transfer title, copyright, or ownership of the materials on the Site to You or to any other person and Oregon retains all ownership interest in the materials on the Site that are owned by Oregon.  You agree not to remove, obliterate, or cancel from view any copyright, trademark, confidentiality or other proprietary notice, mark, or legend appearing on any material on the Site.  You further agree that any material from the Site that You use shall at all times include a copyright notice as follows: "Copyright © 2004 University of Oregon.  All rights reserved."  However, for material identified as being provided by a third party, You agree to use the copyright notice as provided on the third party material.


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Governing Law

Your use of this Site and these terms and conditions are governed by the laws of the state of Oregon as an agreement to be performed in Oregon by residents of Oregon and without regard to conflicts of laws.

Changes to Site, and to These Terms and Conditions

This Site and these Terms and Conditions may be changed by Oregon with or without notice. Please review this link on a regular basis for changes. Continued use of this Site following any change constitutes your acceptance of the change.

Entire Agreement; Severability

These Terms and Conditions incorporate by reference any notices contained on this Site and constitute the entire agreement with respect to your access to and use of this Site.  If any one or more provisions of these Terms and Conditions shall be adjudicated to be illegal, invalid, or unenforceable in any respect, the legality, validity, and enforceability of the remaining provisions shall not in any way be affected or impaired thereby.  The parties agree to attempt to substitute for any illegal, invalid, or unenforceable provision a valid or enforceable one, which achieves the economic, legal and commercial objectives of the invalid or unenforceable provision to the greatest extent possible.