Terms of Use

Terms and Conditions

This page states the Terms and Conditions under which you, the website user, may use this website. By accessing or using this site, you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions. This website, www.ohsf.org (the "Site") is owned and operated by the OHS Foundation (the "Foundation"). The OHS Foundation reserves the right to alter the content of this Site, including these Terms and Conditions, at any time. You should re-visit this page periodically to review the Terms and Conditions.

Use of Site Materials - No Warranties.

The materials on the Site are owned or licensed by the OHS Foundation. The contents of this Site that are provided by the Foundation are provided as an information guide only. The Site and its materials are provided on an as-is basis. The Foundation does not make any warranties about the accuracy, reliability, completeness, or currency of the material, services, software, text, graphics, or links contained within the Site, nor does it warrant that the Site or its server are free of computer viruses or other harmful material. The Foundation hereby expressly disclaims all warranties, including any warranty of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or warranty of non-infringement. Your use of this Site and its material, or any material posted by another user, is at your own risk.


Although the Site includes links providing direct access to other Internet sites, the Foundation has not participated in the development of those other sites and is not responsible for the availability or content of such sites. Once you link to any such site, you are subject to the privacy policy of that site. Links to such sites are provided solely as a convenience to the user and do not constitute any endorsement, authorization, sponsorship, or affiliation by the Foundation of or with any such site, its owners or providers.

Disclaimer of Liability

The Foundation shall not be liable for any damages whatsoever (including, without limitation, incidental, consequential, or punitive damages, lost profits, or damages resulting from lost data or business interruption) resulting or arising from a visitor's use of, or inability to use, this Site, or sites linked to this Site, whether based on warranty, contract, tort, or any other legal theory, and whether or not the Foundation is advised of the possibility of such damages.

Discussion Boards

The Foundation provides a discussion board for discussion, informational, and networking purposes only. The Foundation does not screen content prior to its being posted on this service. By posting any content on the Site, you grant the Foundation an unlimited, unrestricted, royalty-free, worldwide right and license to use such content in any manner, including, without limitation, on the web, in print, and in online communications. By posting content on the Site, you represent and warrant to the Foundation that the material posted by you does not infringe any rights of any third party, and you agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Foundation from and against any third party claim and any other fines, penalties, attorneys' fees, and related damages, arising from your posting or the content thereof.

While there is no obligation to monitor these discussion boards, the Foundation reserves the right at all times to disclose any information necessary to satisfy the law, regulation, or government request, or to edit, refuse to post, or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, at the sole discretion of the Foundation.

The Foundation does not assume any responsibility or liability for anything said, done, or presented by discussion board members or guests.

The Foundation does not use links on discussion boards as referrals or endorsements of the linked entities; such links are provided by discussion board members or guests.

The Foundation takes no responsibility for mistakes or the omission of information in materials provided and displayed. All information provided on discussion board forums is for service-oriented, support, educational, and informational purposes only.

All unauthorized or illegal use of any thing or any information provided on discussion board forums is at the user's own risk. The Foundation will not be responsible for any legal actions taken against a user for any reason.

Members and non-members using a Foundation discussion board agree to the following conditions:

If the Foundation learns of materials posted on the discussion boards that it determines contain information suggesting a possible threat to anyone's life or health, it may disclose to the User's parents or guardians or to legal authorities at the sole discretion of the Foundation to avert such threat.

Privacy Policy

The Foundation is committed to protecting the privacy of its visitors. The Site allows users of the discussion board to store contact information, such as their name, address, phone number, and email address. Information that our users, visitors or guests provide or that the Foundation derives from internal web tracking is not sold, rented, or shared with any individual or organization for the purpose of contacting visitors. The Foundation uses this material only to evaluate the information in the aggregate.

Users, vistors and guests may also provide personal information to request announcements or other materials from the Foundation. Personal information provided is not sold, rented, or shared with any individual or organization for the purpose of contacting visitors.

The Site utilizes a server log that captures the IP address of the computers that connect to the Site and may document the operating system and browser the visitor is using. The site may use a cookie to maintain the visitor's session. However, that cookie will not capture any personal information about the visitor.

Copyrights and Trademarks

All rights in text, photographs, illustrations, artworks, and other graphic material are reserved to the OHS Foundation and/or the copyright owners. Prior permission to use, reproduce, or reprint any photograph, illustration, artwork, or other graphic material must be obtained from the copyright owner, regardless of the intended use. The text materials contained in this Site may be used, downloaded, reproduced, or reprinted, provided that this copyright notice appears in all copies and provided that such use, download, reproduction, or reprint is for non-commercial or personal use only. The text materials contained in this Site may not be modified in any way.

Any use of "OHS Foundation" or other such references to the OHS Foundation, or of the text or graphic materials contained in this Site, in any manner to express or imply endorsement, sponsorship, affiliation, or association with or by the OHS Foundation is strictly prohibited.

Additional Terms

This Site originates in the State of Oregon, however the servers that host the Site may not be in the same location. The Foundation does not claim that the content on this Site is appropriate or may be used outside the United States of America. Access to the Site content may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries. If you access this Site from outside of the United States, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with the laws of your jurisdiction. The terms and conditions and the resolution of any dispute related to the access and use of this Site shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Oregon without giving effect to any principle of conflicts of law. By using this Site, you agree to submit to the jurisdiction of the courts situated in the State of Oregon with respect to any dispute, disagreement, or cause of action related to or involving this Site. If any provision on this Terms and Conditions page is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these Terms and Conditions, which shall remain in full force and effect.