Last Modified December 1, 2017

1. BINDING EFFECT. This is a binding agreement. By using the Internet site located at http://www.dtmms.org (the “Site” or “Service”) or any services provided in connection with the Site, you agree to abide by these Terms of Use, as they may be amended by Deer Tribe Metis Medicine Society (“Deer Tribe”) from time to time. Terms of Use.

2. PRIVACY POLICY. Deer Tribe respects your privacy and permits you to control the treatment of your personal information. Deer Tribe’s privacy policy is expressly incorporated into this Agreement by this reference.

3. GOVERNING LAW. These Terms shall be construed in accordance with and governed by the laws of the United States and the State of Arizona, without reference to their rules regarding conflicts of law. You hereby irrevocably consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state or federal courts in Phoenix, Arizona in all disputes arising out of or related to the use of the site.

4. AGE. The site is intended only for users aged 18 or older. Individuals under the age of 18 are strictly prohibited from using the site and the accounts for any such person shall be terminated upon discovery.

5. USE OF SOFTWARE. Deer Tribe may make certain software available to you from the Site. If you download software from the Site, the software, including all files and images contained in or generated by the software, and Deer Tribe’s data (collectively, “Software”) are deemed to be licensed to you by Deer Tribe, for your personal, noncommercial, home use only. Deer Tribe does not transfer either the title or the intellectual property rights to the Software, and Deer Tribe retains full and complete title to the Software as well as all intellectual property rights therein. You may not sell, redistribute, or reproduce the Software, nor may you decompile, reverse-engineer, disassemble, or otherwise convert the Software to a human-perceivable form. All trademarks and logos are owned by Deer Tribe or its licensors and you may not copy or use them in any manner.

6. USER CONTENT. You grant Deer Tribe a license to use the materials you post to the Site or Service. By posting, downloading, displaying, performing, transmitting, or otherwise distributing information or other content (“User Content”) to the Site or Service, you are granting Deer Tribe, its affiliates, officers, directors, employees, consultants, agents, and representatives a non-exclusive license to use User Content in connection with the operation of the business of Deer Tribe, its affiliates, officers, directors, employees, consultants, agents, and representatives, including without limitation, a right to copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate, and reformat User Content. You will not be compensated for any User Content. You agree that Deer Tribe may publish or otherwise disclose your name in connection with your User Content. By posting User Content on the Site or Service, you warrant and represent that you own the rights to the User Content or are otherwise authorized to post, distribute, display, perform, transmit, or otherwise distribute User Content.

7. COMPLIANCE WITH INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAWS. When accessing the Site or using the Service, you agree to obey the law and to respect the intellectual property rights of others. Your use of the Service and the Site is at all times governed by and subject to laws regarding copyright ownership and use of intellectual property. You agree not to upload, download, display, perform, transmit, or otherwise distribute any information or content (collectively, “Content”) in violation of any third party’s copyrights, trademarks, or other intellectual property or proprietary rights. You agree to abide by laws regarding copyright ownership and use of intellectual property, and you shall be solely responsible for any violations of any relevant laws and for any infringements of third party rights caused by any Content you provide or transmit, or that is provided or transmitted using your User ID. The burden of proving that any Content does not violate any laws or third party rights rests solely with you.

8. INAPPROPRIATE CONTENT. You shall not make the following types of Content available. You agree not to upload, download, display, perform, transmit, or otherwise distribute any Content that (a) is libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, abusive, or threatening; (b) advocates or encourages conduct that could constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, national, or foreign law or regulation; or (c) advertises or otherwise solicits funds or is a solicitation for goods or services. Deer Tribe reserves the right to terminate your receipt, transmission, or other distribution of any material whether or not the material violates this paragraph or to otherwise terminate your right to use this Site or any Service, and, if applicable, to delete any material from its servers. Deer Tribe intends to cooperate fully with any law enforcement officials or agencies in the investigation of any violation of these Terms of Use or of any applicable laws.

9. COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT AND DCMA COMPLAINT. Deer Tribe respects the intellectual property rights of others and expects its users to do the same. In accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998, the text of which may be found on the U.S. Copyright Office website at http://www.copyright.gov/legislatation/dmca.pdf. Deer Tribe will respond expeditiously to claims of copyright infringement committed using the Deer Tribe Site.

If you are a copyright owner, authorized to act on behalf of one, or authorized to act under exclusive right under copyright, please report alleged copyright infringements taking place on or through the Site by completing the following DMCA Notice of Alleged Infringement and delivering it to the Deer Tribe Copyright Agent. Upon receipt of Notice as described below, Deer Tribe will take whatever action, in its sole discretions, it deems appropriate, including removal of the challenged content from the Site.

DMCA Notice of Alleged Infringement (Notice)

1. Identify the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed, or – if multiple copyrighted works are covered by this Notice – you may provide a representative list of the copyrighted works that you claim have been infringed.

2. Identify the material or link you claim is infringing (or the subject of infringing activity) and to which access is to be disabled, including at a minimum, if applicable, the URL of the link shown on the Site or the exact location where such material may be found.

3. Provide your company affiliation (if applicable), mailing address, telephone number, and if available, email address.

4. Include both of the following statements in the body of the Notice: “I hereby state that I have a good faith believe that the disputed use of the copyrighted material is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent or the law (e.g. as a fair use). “I hereby state that the information is this Notice is accurate and, under penalty of perjury, that I am the owner, or authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyright or of an exclusive right under the copyright that is allegedly infringed.”

Provide your full legal name and your electronic or physical signature.

Deliver this notice, with all items completed to the Deer Tribes Designated Copyright Agent.

Copyright Agent ________________ ________________ (address)

10. ALLEGED VIOLATIONS. Deer Tribe reserves the right to terminate your use of the Service and/or the Site. To ensure that Deer Tribe provides a high quality experience for you and for other users of the Site and the Service, you agree that Deer Tribe or its representatives may access your account and records on a case-by-case basis to investigate complaints or allegations of abuse, infringement of third party rights, or other unauthorized uses of the Site or the Service. Deer Tribe does not intend to disclose the existence or occurrence of such an investigation unless required by law, but Deer Tribe reserves the right to terminate your account or your access to the Site immediately, with or without notice to you, and without liability to you, if Deer Tribe believes that you have violated any of the Terms of Use, furnished Deer Tribe with false or misleading information, interfered with use of the Site or the Service by others or for any reason in Deer Tribe’s sole discretion

11. NO WARRANTIES. DEER TRIBE HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES. DEER TRIBE IS MAKING THE SITE AVAILABLE “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. YOU ASSUME THE RISK OF ANY AND ALL DAMAGE OR LOSS FROM USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE SITE OR THE SERVICE. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, DEER TRIBE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, REGARDING THE SITE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NONINFRINGEMENT. DEER TRIBE DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE SITE OR THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR THAT THE OPERATION OF THE SITE OR THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE.

12. LIMITED LIABILITY. DEER TRIBE LIABILITY TO YOU IS LIMITED. IN NO EVENT SHALL DEER TRIBE BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS, OR LOST DATA, REGARDLESS OF THE FORESEEABILITY OF THOSE DAMAGES) ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF THE SITE OR ANY OTHER MATERIALS OR SERVICES PROVIDED TO YOU BY DEER TRIBE. This limitation shall apply regardless of whether the damages arise out of breach of contract, tort, or any other legal theory or form of action.

13. AFFILIATED SITES. DEER TRIBE has no control over, and no liability for any third party websites or materials. DEER TRIBE works with a number of partners and affiliates whose Internet sites may be linked with the Site. Because neither DEER TRIBE nor the Site has control over the content and performance of these partner and affiliate sites, DEER TIBE makes no guarantees about the accuracy, currency, content, or quality of the information provided by such sites, and DEER TRIBE assumes no responsibility for unintended, objectionable, inaccurate, misleading, or unlawful content that may reside on those sites. Similarly, from time to time in connection with your use of the Site, you may have access to content items (including, but not limited to, websites) that are owned by third parties. You acknowledge and agree that DEER TRIBE makes no guarantees about, and assumes no responsibility for, the accuracy, currency, content, or quality of this third party content, and that, unless expressly provided otherwise, these Terms of Use shall govern your use of any and all third party content.

14. PROHIBITED USES. DEER TRIBE imposes certain restrictions on your permissible use of the Site and the Service. You are prohibited from violating or attempting to violate any security features of the Site or Service, including, without limitation, (a) accessing content or data not intended for you, or logging onto a server or account that you are not authorized to access; (b) attempting to probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of the Service, the Site, or any associated system or network, or to breach security or authentication measures without proper authorization; (c) interfering or attempting to interfere with service to any user, host, or network, including, without limitation, by means of submitting a virus to the Site or Service, overloading, “flooding,” “spamming,” “mail bombing,” or “crashing;” (d) using the Site or Service to send unsolicited e-mail, including, without limitation, promotions, or advertisements for products or services; (e) forging any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any e-mail or in any posting using the Service; or (f) attempting to modify, reverse-engineer, decompile, disassemble, or otherwise reduce or attempt to reduce to a human-perceivable form any of the source code used by DEER TRIBE in providing the Site or Service. Any violation of system or network security may subject you to civil and/or criminal liability.

15. INDEMNITY. You agree to indemnify DEER TRIBE for certain of your acts and omissions. You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless DEER TRIBE, its affiliates, officers, directors, employees, consultants, agents, and representatives from any and all third party claims, losses, liability, damages, and/or costs (including reasonable attorney fees and costs) arising from your access to or use of the Site, your violation of these Terms of Use, or your infringement, or infringement by any other user of your account, of any intellectual property or other right of any person or entity. DEER TRIBE will notify you promptly of any such claim, loss, liability, or demand, and will provide you with reasonable assistance, at your expense, in defending any such claim, loss, liability, damage, or cost.

16. COPYRIGHT. With the exception of User Content, all contents of Site or Service are: Copyright © 2017 Deer Tribe Metis Medicine Society,. P.O. Box 12397. Scottsdale AZ 85267. All rights reserved.

17. SEVERABILITY; WAIVER. If, for whatever reason, a court of competent jurisdiction finds any term or condition in these Terms of Use to be unenforceable, all other terms and conditions will remain unaffected and in full force and effect. No waiver of any breach of any provision of these Terms of Use shall constitute a waiver of any prior, concurrent, or subsequent breach of the same or any other provisions hereof, and no waiver shall be effective unless made in writing and signed by an authorized representative of the waiving party.

18. NO LICENSE. Nothing contained on the Site should be understood as granting you a license to use any of the trademarks, service marks, or logos owned by DEER TRIBE or by any third party.

19. UNITED STATES USE ONLY. The Site is controlled and operated by Deer Tribe from its offices in the State of Arizona. The domain of the website is registered in the United States and the Site is hosted in the United States. Deer Tribe makes no representation that any of the materials or the services to which you have been given access are available or appropriate for use in other locations. Your use of or access to the Site should not be construed as Deer Tribe’s purposefully availing itself of the benefits or privilege of doing business in any state or jurisdiction other than Arizona and the United States. Deer Tribe does not engage in business or organize events outside of the United States. Any such business, events or activities are organized by organizations independent of the Deer Tribe.

20. AMENDMENTS. Deer Tribe reserves the right to amend these Terms of Use with or with prior notice. Such amendments shall become effective upon the date posted on the Site. Should a court of competent jurisdiction rule this Amendment provision invalid, then this Amendment clause shall be terminated as part of this agreement with the agreement between us reverting to the previous set of terms applicable to the website. All amendments to the Terms shall be forward looking and apply to uses of this site after the effective date of the amendment.