The following terms and conditions govern the use of this
1. Definitions. "SACRS" shall mean the State
Association of County Retirement Systems, its employees, officers, directors,
and all other persons or entities affiliated with SACRS who are responsible for
creating, maintaining, and publishing this Website. "Content" shall
mean all materials, information and images contained on the website, including
but not limited to, trademarks, copyrightable materials, advertisements, data,
text, graphics, files, photos, software, and video. "Website" shall
mean the Internet site located at the URL address https://www.SACRS.org.
"User" shall mean any person or entity that accesses or uses the
website in any manner.
2. Limited License for Personal and Non-Commercial Use Only;
Printing of Website Content. Users of this website are granted a limited,
nonexclusive license to use the website and its content for personal and
non-commercial use only. Users may print articles, news stories, press
releases, FAQs and other reading materials ("Documents") from this
website for the user's personal, non-commercial use only, provided that such
documents are not modified or revised in any manner. Except as permitted
herein, Content may not be reproduced, sold, licensed, transferred, modified,
distributed, transmitted, used to create derivative works from, published,
displayed, or otherwise used or exploited for any purpose without the express
written permission of SACRS. Users agree not to use this Website or the content
for any illegal or prohibited purpose, or in any manner that could damage,
disable, overburden or impair the Website, Content or any of SACRS servers,
or interfere with any other party's use of the Website or Content. Users agree
that they shall not attempt to gain any unauthorized access to the website or
content, through password mining, hacking or any other means, or harvest or
otherwise collect information about others, including email addresses. Users
agree that they will not attempt to obtain any Content not intentionally made
available to them at this Website. Users shall not upload any files that
contain Trojan horses, viruses, corrupted files, worms, or other programs or
software that may damage or interrupt the websites, computers or software of
SACRS or others.
3. Linking to or Framing this Website. Users may not create
links to or frame the Website for any purpose without the express written
consent of SACRS.
4. Links to Third-Party Websites; Accuracy of Content on
Linked Websites. Links to other websites operated by independent, third parties
exist on this Website. While SACRS takes reasonable steps to select and provide
links that add value to the website, SACRS is not responsible for the content
contained on any linked website. Furthermore, unless expressly indicated
otherwise, SACRS does not endorse, approve, or otherwise warrant the accuracy
of any information or content contained on a linked website. Users should
website, if any, before using that website.
5. Advertisers. Advertisement banners and other forms of
advertising exist on the Website. However, SACRS is not responsible for the
claims or representations made by any advertiser on the Website nor is SACRS
responsible for the products and services of advertisers on the Website.
Furthermore, the mere presence of an advertiser on the Website does not
constitute an endorsement, approval, or sponsorship of any advertiser by SACRS
in any respect unless expressly indicated otherwise.
6. Accuracy and Updating of Website Content. SACRS takes
reasonable steps to maintain the accuracy and update the Content on the
Website. However, SACRS does not make any representations or warranties regarding
the accuracy of the Content, nor does SACRS make any commitment to update the
Content. SACRS reserves the right in its sole discretion to add, remove or
otherwise modify the Content and the Website at any time without notice.
7. Modification of Agreement. SACRS reserves the right, in
its sole discretion, to modify or revise this Agreement at any time without
giving notice. Users agree to be bound by any modification or revision of the
Agreement upon electronic posting to the Website.
8. Suspension or Termination of Access. SACRS reserves the
right, in its sole discretion, to suspend or terminate a User's access to the
Website for any reason, including but not limited to, a User's breach of this
9. Indemnification. User agrees to defend, indemnify and
hold harmless SACRS from all actions, liabilities, losses, claims, damages,
costs, and expenses including but not limited to reasonable attorney's fees,
resulting from the User's violation of any term of this Agreement or alleged
illegal use of this Website.
10. Reservation of Rights. All rights not expressly granted
or addressed herein are reserved by SACRS.
11. Ownership of Website and Content. All rights, title, and
interest in and to the Website and Content belong solely and exclusively to SACRS
and/or any third-party owner of particular Content. The Website and the Content
are protected by applicable federal, state and local laws, including but not
limited to copyright and trademark laws.
12. Cancellation and Refund Policy. SACRS membership dues
are non-refundable. All event cancellations must be received 30 days prior to
the start date of the event or as listed in event information for a full
refund, SACRS does not offer partial refunds. All SACRS product sales are
13. USER'S CONSENT TO BE LEGALLY BOUND TO AGREEMENT. IN
CONSIDERATION OF BEING ALLOWED TO USE THE WEBSITE, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE
TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT AS SET FORTH ABOVE. USE OF THE WEBSITE
IN ANY MANNER SHALL CONSTITUTE YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THIS AGREEMENT AND YOUR
ASSENT TO BE LEGALLY BOUND BY THIS AGREEMENT. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO BE LEGALLY
BOUND BY ALL THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT, YOU ARE STRICTLY
PROHIBITED FROM ACCESSING AND/OR USING THIS WEBSITE IN ANY MANNER.