Website Policies and Procedures

This is a World Wide Web site for official information about Norwalk Community
School District. The purpose is to provide information and news about the District to the
general public.

Unauthorized attempts to upload information or change information on the Web
site are strictly prohibited.

For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all
users, this computer system may employ software programs to monitor network traffic
to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause
damage.Except for authorized law enforcement investigation and to maintain required
correspondence files, no other attempts are made to identify individual users or their
usage habits. Raw data logs are used to determine how many users are accessing the
site, which pages are the most popular, and from time to time, from which top-level
domain users are coming. This data is scheduled for regular destruction.


Terms of Use for our web systems

The Norwalk Community School District Website is comprised of various web pages operated by Norwalk.

The Norwalk Website is offered to you conditioned on your acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions, and notices contained herein. Your use of the Norwalk websites constitutes your agreement to all such terms, conditions, and notices. Your use of a particular Norwalk website included within the Norwalk websites may also be subject to additional terms outlined elsewhere in this agreement.

In the event that any of the terms, conditions, and notices contained herein conflict with the Additional Terms or other terms and guidelines contained within any particular Norwalk website, then these terms shall control.

MODIFICATION OF THESE TERMS OF USE

The Norwalk Community School District reserves the right to change the terms, conditions, and notices under which the Norwalk Sites/Services are offered, including but not limited to the charges associated with the use of the Norwalk Sites/Services. You are responsible for regularly reviewing these terms and conditions and additional terms posted on particular websites. Your continued use of the Norwalk Sites/Services constitutes your agreement to all such terms, conditions, and notices.

PERSONAL AND NON-COMMERCIAL USE LIMITATION

Unless otherwise specified, the Norwalk Sites/Services are for your personal and non-commercial use. You may not modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell any information, software, products or services obtained from the Norwalk Sites/Services without written consent. Email Tim Geyer for permission.

LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES

The Norwalk Sites/Services may contain links to third party websites (“Linked Sites”). The Linked Sites are not under the control of Norwalk and Norwalk is not responsible for the contents of any Linked Site, including without limitation any link contained in a Linked Site, or any changes or updates to a Linked Site. Norwalk is not responsible for webcasting or any other form of transmission received from any Linked Site nor is Norwalk responsible if the Linked Site is not working appropriately. Norwalk is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Norwalk of the site or any association with its operators. You are responsible for viewing and abiding by the privacy statements and terms of use posted at the Linked Sites.

However, if the linked site contains inappropriate materials, let us know by email to Tim Geyer, and the linked site will be removed from the Norwalk Website.

NO UNLAWFUL OR PROHIBITED USE

As a condition of your use of the Norwalk Sites/Services, you will not use the Norwalk Sites/Services for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices. You may not use the Norwalk Sites/Services in any manner which could damage, disable, overburden, or impair any Norwalk Site/Service(s) (or the network(s) connected to any Norwalk Site/Service(s)) or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of any Norwalk Site/Service(s). You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to any Norwalk Site/Service, other accounts, computer systems or networks connected to any Norwalk Site/Service, through hacking, password mining or any other means. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available through the Norwalk Sites/Services.

LIABILITY DISCLAIMER

THE INFORMATION AND SERVICES INCLUDED IN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THE Norwalk SITES/SERVICES MAY INCLUDE INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. CHANGES ARE PERIODICALLY MADE TO THE Norwalk SITES/SERVICES AND TO THE INFORMATION THEREIN. Norwalk AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS AND/OR CHANGES IN THE Norwalk SITES/SERVICES AT ANY TIME. ADVICE RECEIVED VIA THE Norwalk SITES/SERVICES SHOULD NOT BE RELIED UPON FOR PERSONAL, MEDICAL, LEGAL OR FINANCIAL DECISIONS AND YOU SHOULD CONSULT AN APPROPRIATE PROFESSIONAL FOR SPECIFIC ADVICE TAILORED TO YOUR SITUATION.

Norwalk MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY, RELIABILITY, AVAILABILITY, TIMELINESS, LACK OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS AND ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS CONTAINED WITHIN THE Norwalk SITES/SERVICES FOR ANY PURPOSE. ALL SUCH INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. Norwalk AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THIS INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, WORKMANLIKE EFFORT, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.

YOU SPECIFICALLY AGREE THAT Norwalk SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA, ANY MATERIAL OR DATA SENT OR RECEIVED OR NOT SENT OR RECEIVED, OR ANY TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO THROUGH AN Norwalk SITE/SERVICE. YOU SPECIFICALLY AGREE THAT Norwalk IS NOT RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY THREATENING, DEFAMATORY, OBSCENE, OFFENSIVE OR ILLEGAL CONTENT OR CONDUCT OF ANY OTHER PARTY OR ANY INFRINGEMENT OF ANOTHER’S RIGHTS, INCLUDING INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS. YOU SPECIFICALLY AGREE THAT Norwalk IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY CONTENT SENT USING AND/OR INCLUDED IN AN MSN SITE/SERVICE BY ANY THIRD PARTY.

IN NO EVENT SHALL Norwalk BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF USE, DATA, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THE Norwalk SITES/SERVICES, WITH THE DELAY OR INABILITY TO USE THE Norwalk SITES/SERVICES OR RELATED SERVICES, THE PROVISION OF OR FAILURE TO PROVIDE SERVICES, OR FOR ANY INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS OBTAINED THROUGH THE Norwalk SITES/SERVICES, OR OTHERWISE ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF THE Norwalk SITES/SERVICES, WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF Norwalk HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF DAMAGES. BECAUSE SOME STATES/JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH ANY PORTION OF THE Norwalk SITES/SERVICES, OR WITH ANY OF THESE TERMS OF USE, YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THE Norwalk SITES/SERVICES.

SERVICE CONTACT

portal@norwalk.k12.ia.us

TERMINATION/ACCESS RESTRICTION

Norwalk reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to any or all Norwalk Sites/Services and the related services or any portion thereof at any time, without notice.
Norwalk may also terminate or suspend your access to Norwalk Site/Service(s) for inactivity, which is defined as failing to log into a particular service for an extended period of time, as determined by Norwalk. The amount of time that Norwalk currently considers as an “extended” period of time may be viewed in the FAQ relating to the particular service. Upon termination of the Norwalk Site/Service, your right to use the Norwalk Site/Service immediately ceases.
Norwalk shall have no obligation to maintain any content or to forward any unread or unsent messages to you or any third party.

GENERAL

This agreement is governed by the laws of the State of Iowa, U.S.A. You hereby irrevocably consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts in Warren County, Iowa, U.S.A. in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of the Norwalk Sites/Services. Use of the Norwalk Sites/Services is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these terms and conditions, including without limitation this paragraph. You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and Norwalk as a result of this agreement or use of the Norwalk Sites/Services. You agree to indemnify and hold Norwalk, its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers and employees, harmless from any claim, demand, or damage, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, asserted by any third party due to or arising out of your use of or conduct on the Norwalk Sites/Services. Norwalk reserves the right to disclose any personal information about you or your use of the Norwalk Sites/Services, including its contents, without your prior permission if Norwalk has a good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (1) conform to legal requirements or comply with legal process; (2) protect and defend the rights or property of Norwalk or its affiliated companies; (3) enforce the terms or use; or (4) act to protect the interests of its members or others. Norwalk’s performance of this agreement is subject to existing laws and legal process, and nothing contained in this agreement is in derogation of Norwalk’s right to comply with governmental, court and law enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of the Norwalk Sites/Services or information provided to or gathered by Norwalk with respect to such use. If any part of this agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed supers eded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the agreement shall continue in effect. Unless otherwise specified herein, this agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the user and Norwalk with respect to the Norwalk Sites/Services and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written, between the user and Norwalk with respect to the Norwalk Sites/Services. A printed version of this agreement and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this agreement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form.