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Eastern Oklahoma State College Online Web Disclaimer


Eastern Oklahoma State College and its agents makes no warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, regarding the electronic communications facilities or services it provides. EOSC will not be responsible for any damages suffered by a user through the use of the EOSC electronic communications facilities or services, including, but not limited to, loss of data resulting from delays, non-deliveries, mis-deliveries, or service interruptions caused by its own negligence or by any error or omissions or any user. Use of any information obtained via the Internet will be at the user's risk. EOSC specifically denies any responsibility for the accuracy or quality of information obtained through its electronic communications facilities and services.

Although we do work from authoritative sources, we do not guarantee the accuracy of these documents beyond the source documents. Therefore, in the event of discrepancies or errors concerning material on our Web site, the printed catalogs and student handbooks will stand as the deciding source.

In addition, the College bears no responsibility for the statements or opinions made by its employees and students.  Opinions expressed in unofficial Eastern Web pages that reside on the eosc.edu server should be construed as those of the page author. The page author is solely responsible for the information contained therein and is expected to abide by all campus policies as well as by all local, state, and federal laws. Views contained therein are strictly the opinions of the author and are not officially sanctioned by EOSC.

If you have questions or comments about a particular page or document, please contact its author directly. The college is not responsible for the availability, content, or privacy practices of those sites.

Some EOSC Web pages contain links to Web pages created by sources outside of the College. The existence of these links do not suggest any implicit or explicit approval of or endorsement of the linked Web pages and their content by the College.

The college is not responsible for the availability, content, or privacy practices of those sites. They are not bound by this disclaimer and may or may not have their own copyright, disclaimer and privacy policies.

Summary of Civil and Criminal Penalties for Violation of Federal Copyright Laws

Copyright infringement is the act of exercising, without permission or legal authority, one or more of the exclusive rights granted to the copyright owner under section 106 of the Copyright Act (Title 17 of the United States Code). These rights include the right to reproduce or distribute a copyrighted work. In the file-sharing context, downloading or uploading substantial parts of a copyrighted work without authority constitutes an infringement. Penalties for copyright infringement include civil and criminal penalties. In general, anyone found liable for civil copyright infringement may be ordered to pay either actual damages or “statutory” damages affixed at not less than $750 and not more than $30,000 per work infringed. For “willful” infringement, a court may award up to $150,000 per work infringed. A court can, in its discretion, also assess costs and attorneys’ fees. For details, see Title 17, United States Code, Sections 504, 505. Willful copyright infringement can also result in criminal penalties, including imprisonment of up to five years and fines of up to $250,000 per offense. For more information, please see the website of the U.S. Copyright Office at www.copyright.gov.

Copyright Compliance

All graphics (including logos and banners), photos, videos and written materials located on the Eastern Oklahoma State College Web site are copyright-protected by law and are the property of Eastern Oklahoma State College. Using, copying or redistribution is strictly prohibited. Parents may copy photos or pages concerning their children, without written consent from Eastern.

Members of the Eastern community, as well as viewers visiting our Web site are expected to comply with the EOSC Computer Use Policy, this disclaimer, and by all state and federal copyright laws of the United States. These copyright laws apply to copyright-protected materials regardless of whether they are reproduced in digital, electronic, print or other form. For more information regarding copyright law, you are encouraged to visit the website of the U.S. Copyright Office at www.copyright.gov.

Individuals that take copyrighted materials from the EOSC campus computers or networks are subject to disciplinary action as specified within the EOSC document entitled Computer Use Policy, as well as state, federal and U.S. Laws.