Terms of Use

  1. Thank you for visiting the Los Angeles County Skeletons In The Closet website. This website is operated by the Department of Coroner of the County of Los Angeles. The Los Angeles County Coroner is located at 1104 North Mission Road, Los Angeles, California 90033. We ask that you carefully review our Terms & Conditions before using our website. These Terms & Conditions are intended to establish a binding license agreement that governs your use of this website. If you do not agree to these Terms & Conditions, please do not use this website.
  2. By using our website, you agree to be bound by these Terms & Conditions. You further agree that your agreement to these Terms & Conditions, although provided electronically, shall have the same legal effect as if it had been personally signed by you. To the extent permitted by law, the agreement formed by these Terms & Conditions is intended to supersede any provisions of applicable law which might otherwise limit its enforceability or the fact that it was entered into electronically.
  3. Please review our Privacy & Security Policy which also governs your use of our website.
  4. All original material ("Material") contained on this website is the property of the Los Angeles County and is protected by the United States copyright laws. All rights are reserved. You are hereby granted a limited non-exclusive, revocable license to use the Material, but only while accessing this site. You are also granted a limited, non-exclusive, revocable license to electronically copy and/or print hard copies of the site, but only for your personal non-commercial use or for the purpose of placing an order with the Los Angeles County Coroner to purchase its merchandise, provided that you do not modify or delete any copyright, trademark or other proprietary notices. Except as expressly provided above, our website Material may NOT be modified, copied, reproduced, published, displayed, posted, transmitted or distributed in any way or used for commercial purposes without the express written authorization of the County of Los Angeles.
  6. You may not use the Trademarks in connection with any goods or services not belonging to the Los Angeles County Coroner or in a manner that is likely to cause confusion amongst consumers. You may not frame or use framing techniques to enclose any trademark or other proprietary information of the Los Angeles County Coroner without its express written consent. You may not use metatags utilizing the Department of Coroner's name or trademarks without its express written consent.
  7. This website is provided to you on an "as is" basis without any warranties of any kind, whether express or implied. To the extent permissible under applicable law, we hereby disclaim all warranties, express or implied, including but not limited to, warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement. We do not warrant that the materials on our website will be error-free, that defects will be corrected or that our website or its servers are free of viruses or other harmful components. We do not warrant or make any representations regarding the use of the materials on our site with respect to their accuracy or reliability. In addition, we make no representations, warranties, or guarantees that our website will be secure, accessible continuously and without interruption.
  8. We may provide links from our website as a convenience to our visitors. We have no control over the content posted at those linked sites, all of which have separate terms of use and privacy policies. We make no representations about the accuracy or contents of any material available thereon. Links to the third party sites are not intended to and do not imply affiliation with or sponsorship or endorsement of these third parties. Once you link to another website, you are subject to the privacy policy of that site and assume sole responsibility for the use of that site.
  9. We have not reviewed all the third party sites linked to or framing this website and are not responsible for the contents of any pages contained on such third party sites. By entering this website you acknowledge and agree that DOC has not reviewed all the third party sites linked to or framing this website and is not responsible for the content of any pages of such third party sites. We do not make any representations or warranties as to the security of any information (including, without limitation, credit card and other personal information) you may have or might be requested to give to any third party, and you hereby irrevocably waive any claim against us with respect to such third party sites and their content. Your linking to any other pages connected to other sites is at your own risk.
  10. We do not accept any liability for any conduct, acts or omissions occurring at this website. Under no circumstances will we be liable to you for any consequential, incidental or special damages, including any lost profits, even if you claim to have notified us about such damages, or for any claims by any third parties.
  11. You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless the Los Angeles County Coroner, at your own expense, from and against any liability, fees (including attorney's fees) and/or costs arising out of or relating to any breach or violation of the Terms & Conditions by you. You agree that jurisdiction over and venue in any legal proceeding directly or indirectly arising out of or relating to the Terms & Conditions or the ownership, operation or maintenance of this website shall be resolved exclusively in the appropriate state or federal court in Los Angeles County, California where subject matter jurisdiction is proper. All such disputes shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California.
  12. You agree that we may modify these Terms & Conditions at our sole discretion, without notice to you, and that your right to access this website is conditioned upon your compliance with the most current version of these Terms & Conditions.
  13. The agreement formed by these Terms & Conditions may be terminated by either party without notice at any time for any reason, provided that you may no longer use our website after you have terminated this agreement. The provisions of Sections 2, 4, 7, 9, 10, and 13 shall survive any termination of the agreement formed by these Terms & Conditions.
  14. These Terms & Conditions constitute the entire agreement between you and us relating to your access to and use of this website and supersede any prior or contemporaneous representations or agreements. These Terms & Conditions shall govern our legal rights and obligations. Any rights not otherwise expressly granted by these Terms & Conditions are reserved by us. This Agreement may not be modified, either expressly or by implication, except as set forth in Section 12 above. If any provision of these Terms & Conditions is deemed invalid or for some reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these Terms & Conditions and shall not in any way affect the validity or enforceability of the remainder of these Terms & Conditions not deemed invalid or unenforceable.

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