Website Terms of Use

Acceptance of Terms of Use

This website is owned and operated by Zaner-Bloser, Inc. (“Zaner-Bloser” or “ZB”), an Ohio corporation, whose address is 1201 Dublin Road, Columbus, Ohio 43215-1026, under these Terms of Use (“Terms”). The individual or entity (“you” or “your”) using this website (www.rowlandreading.org or www.superkidsreading.org), agrees to be bound by these Terms. Please do not access this website if you do not agree with these Terms.

Zaner-Bloser reserves the right to change these Terms from time to time. Please refer to these Terms of Use periodically for any changes.

Age Requirement

You must be at least 13 years old to use this website unless your school gives you password protected access to Online Materials in the For Our Teachers section of the website. See Subscription Agreement. If you, your parent or guardian have any concerns, please contact us.

For your convenience, here is our contact information:

Our postal address is:
PO Box 16764
Columbus, OH 43216 6764

Our address is:
1201 Dublin Road
Columbus, OH 43215 1026

We can be reached via e mail at zbcsd@zaner bloser.com or you can reach us by telephone at 1-800-421-3018.

Copyright and Restrictions on Use of Content

This website contains information, data, photographs, videos, text, images, music and other material (Content) that is protected by U.S. and foreign copyright laws. This information is owned by Zaner-Bloser, or is used under license from the copyright owners. You agree not to: (i) modify or create derivative works based upon the Content; (ii) make or print copies of the Content except those student or teacher items where the express permission to copy and use for educational purposes is provided directly in the Content or in the Subscription Agreement or Preview Subscription described below; (iii) create Internet “links” to, or “frame” or “mirror” any Content on any other server or wireless or Internet-based device; (iv) translate, reverse engineer or assemble, decompile or disassemble the Content; (v) build a competitive product or service or a product using similar ideas, features, functions, or graphics of the Content; or (vi) copy any ideas, features, functions or graphics of the Content.

Title and Ownership.

ZB retains all title and interest in and to the Content and its underlying technology and all copies or modifications thereof, including all intellectual property rights therein and these Terms do not transfer any right, title, or interest in the foregoing to you except for the license to use the Content as provided in these Terms. Copyright notices and other proprietary rights notices contained in the website and the Content shall not be deleted or modified.

Your Responsibilities/Acknowledgement.

You are responsible for all activity occurring through your use of the website, and shall abide by all applicable local, state, national and foreign laws, treaties and regulations in connection with use of the Content, including those related to data privacy and transmission of personal data. You shall report to ZB immediately and use reasonable efforts to stop immediately any unauthorized copying and distribution of the Content. You will bear all risk of loss from unauthorized use of the Content or failure to protect personal confidential information.

Trademarks

Zaner-Bloser’s trademarks, slogans, and logos and the look and feel of the website are the property of Zaner-Bloser and may not be used without Zaner-Bloser’s express prior written permission.

Subscription Agreement/Preview Subscription

If you are an authorized user under the Subscription Agreement or Preview Subscription, you may download copy and distribute Content as permitted under those agreements. You may not use it for any other purpose. You may not modify or alter the Content in any way and must maintain all copyright and trademark notices in the Content.

Social Features

The website offers you an opportunity to exchange comments by making submissions to the website. Please be sure that you are comfortable with sharing this information on our website.

By making a submission, you grant ZB a non exclusive, royalty free, perpetual and irrevocable right to use, reproduce, modify, publish, distribute and display this submission on our website. You also grant us the right to use your name and any photo you submit in connection with your submission. Use of submitted material is at the sole discretion of Zaner-Bloser.

By sending us a submission, you represent and warrant that:

(1)   you own or otherwise control all of the right to the content of your submission,
(2)   that the content you provide is accurate, and
(3)   that use of this submission does not cause injury to any person or entity.

You agree to indemnify Zaner-Bloser against all claims and liabilities resulting from our use of your submission. Zaner-Bloser takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any submission made by you or any third party.

Disclaimer of Any Representations and Warranties

EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY STATED HEREIN, THE WEBSITE AND CONTENT ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. ZANER-BLOSER EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS, IMPLIED, OR STATUTORY, REGARDING THE WEBSITE AND THE CONTENT, INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, AND NON INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTY RIGHTS. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE RELIED ON NO WARRANTIES WITH RESPECT TO THIS WEBSITE AND THE CONTENT.

Limitation of Liability

NEITHER ZANER-BLOSER NOR ANY PARTY INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING OR DELIVERING THIS WEBSITE IS LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION DIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, INDIRECT OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF ACCESS TO USE OR INABILITY TO USE THIS WEBSITE OR ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN CONTENT. THIS LIMITATION APPLIES TO DAMAGES BY ANY VIRUS OR HARMFUL COMPONENT THAT MAY INFECT YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT, SYSTEM, OR LOSS OF DATA. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. OUR LIABILITY IN SUCH JURISDICTIONS SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold Zaner-Bloser harmless, its officers, employees, directors, agents, suppliers and third party partners from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs including reasonable attorney’s fees due arising out of your use of this website.

Access

These pages are controlled and operated by Zaner-Bloser in the United States. Zaner-Bloser makes no representation that materials on these pages are appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who choose to access these pages from other locations do so at their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.

General

When you visit this website, or send an e mail to us, you are communicating with us electronically. You consent to receive communications from us electronically. We will communicate with you by e mail or by posting notices on this website. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.

Our failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms does not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of these Terms is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties' intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of the Terms remain in full force and effect.

Governing Law and Compliance.

These Terms shall be subject to, interpreted and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Ohio without regard to its conflicts of law principles. Any controversy or claim arising out of or relating to these Terms or any breach thereof shall be brought only in the Court of Common Pleas of Franklin County, Ohio, or in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio. You hereby submit to the personal jurisdiction of such court for such purpose and waive any objection to venue in such court. You will comply with all applicable laws, including any applicable export and import control laws and regulations, in your use of the website and Content.

Copyright Policy

Zaner-Bloser is committed to respecting the right of copyright holders. If you believe your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please contact the Designated Agent below and provide the following information:

  1. A description and copy of the copyrighted work you claim has been infringed;
  2. A description of where the material you claim is infringing is located on the site;
  3. Your address, telephone number, and email address;
  4. A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent or the law;
  5. A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf; and
  6. An electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest on the document(s) comprising 4 and 5 above

Designated Agent for Notification of Claimed Copyright Infringement

By email: copyright@zaner-bloser.com

Revised May 11, 2015.