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Effective as of January 26, 2017

 

1. Terms

 

By accessing this web site, you are agreeing to be bound by White Oak Communications's web site Terms and Conditions of Use, all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing this site. The materials contained in this web site are protected by applicable copyright and trade mark law.

 

2. Use License

 

You are granted a non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable license to access and use this website strictly in accordance with these terms of use. As a condition of your use of the Site, you warrant to White Oak Communications, LLC that you will not use the Site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms. You may not use the Site in any manner which could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Site or interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of the Site. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the Site.

 

All content included as part of the Service, such as text, graphics, logos, images, as well as the compilation thereof, and any software used on the Site, is the property of White Oak Communications, LLC or its suppliers and protected by copyright and other laws that protect intellectual property and proprietary rights. You agree to observe and abide by all copyright and other proprietary notices, legends or other restrictions contained in any such content and will not make any changes thereto.

 

You will not modify, publish, transmit, transfer the materials to another person, reverse engineer, participate in the transfer or sale, create derivative works, or in any way exploit any of the content, in whole or in part, found on the Site. White Oak Communications, LLC content is not for resale. Your use of the Site does not entitle you to make any unauthorized use of any protected content, and in particular you will not delete or alter any proprietary rights or attribution notices in any content. You will use protected content solely for your personal use, and will make no other use of the content without the express written permission of White Oak Communications, LLC and the copyright owner. You agree that you do not acquire any ownership rights in any protected content. We do not grant you any licenses, express or implied, to the intellectual property of White Oak Communications, LLC or our licensors except as expressly authorized by these Terms.

 

This license shall automatically terminate if you violate any of these restrictions and may be terminated by White Oak Communications, LLC at any time.

 

3. Your account

 

If you use this site, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password and for restricting access to your computer, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password. You may not assign or otherwise transfer your account to any other person or entity. You acknowledge that White Oak Communications, LLC is not responsible for third party access to your account that results from theft or misappropriation of your account. White Oak Communications, LLC and its associates reserve the right to refuse or cancel service, terminate accounts, or remove or edit content in our sole discretion.

 

4. Cancellation/Refund Policy

If you are unsatisfied with a purchase, contact info@whiteoak-llc.com in the first 7 days and we will give you a full refund.

 

5. Disclaimer

Some materials are based upon, or reproduced from, works of the United States Government including but not limited to the Federal Aviation Regulations (CFR Title 14), the Aeronautical Information Manual, the Glider Flying Handbook (FAA-H-8083-13), the Pilot’s Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge (FAA-H-8083-25), Aviation Weather (AC 00-6A), Aviation Weather Services, (AC 00-45D), Computer Testing Supplement for Recreational Pilot and Private Pilot (FAA-CT-8080-2E), Aviation Instructor’s Handbook (FAA-H-8083- 9), and various Advisory Circulars. These materials were prepared by an officer or employee of the United States Government as part of that person’s official duties and are therefore in the public domain, as defined in 17 U.S.C. sec 101.

 

In any discrepancy between the information presented and the FARs (Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations), or the AIM (Aeronautical Information Manual), the FARs and AIM are to be considered the final authority.

 

The materials on White Oak Communications, LLC's web site are provided 'as is'. White Oak Communications, LLC makes no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties, including without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights. Further, White Oak Communications, LLC does not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of the materials on its Internet web site or otherwise relating to such materials or on any sites linked to this site.

 

6. Limitations

 

In no event shall White Oak Communications, LLC or its suppliers be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption,) arising out of the use or inability to use the materials on White Oak Communications, LLC's Internet site, even if White Oak Communications, LLC or a White Oak Communications, LLC authorized representative has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage. Because some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties, or limitations of liability for consequential or incidental damages, these limitations may not apply to you.

 

7. Revisions and Errata

 

The materials appearing on White Oak Communications, LLC's web site could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. White Oak Communications, LLC does not warrant that any of the materials on its web site are accurate, complete, or current. White Oak Communications, LLC may make changes to the materials contained on its web site at any time without notice. White Oak Communications, LLC does not, however, make any commitment to update the materials.

 

8. Links

 

White Oak Communications, LLC has not reviewed all of the sites linked to its Internet web site and is not responsible for the contents of any such linked site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by White Oak Communications, LLC of the site. Use of any such linked web site is at the user's own risk.

 

Certain services made available on this website are delivered by third party sites and organizations. By using any product, service or functionality originating from this website, you hereby acknowledge and consent that White Oak Communications, LLC may share such information and data with any third party with whom White Oak Communications, LLC has a contractual relationship to provide the requested product, service or functionality on behalf of White Oak Communications, LLC users and customers.

 

9. Site Terms of Use Modifications

 

White Oak Communications, LLC may revise these terms of use for its web site at any time without notice. By using this web site you are agreeing to be bound by the then current version of these Terms and Conditions of Use.

 

10. Governing Law

 

Any claim relating to White Oak Communications, LLC's web site shall be governed by the laws of the State of North Carolina without regard to its conflict of law provisions.

 

11. Use of communication services

 

The Site may contain bulletin board services, chat areas, news groups, forums, communities, personal web pages, calendars, and/or other message or communication facilities designed to enable you to communicate with the public at large or with a group (collectively, "Communication Services"), you agree to use the Communication Services only to post, send and receive messages and material that are proper and related to the particular Communication Service.

 

By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree that when using a Communication Service, you will not: defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others; publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information; upload files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy of publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents; upload files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another's computer; advertise or offer to sell or buy any goods or services for any business purpose, unless such Communication Service specifically allows such messages; conduct or forward surveys, contests, pyramid schemes or chain letters; download any file posted by another user of a Communication Service that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such manner; falsify or delete any author attributions, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded, restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Communication Services; violate any code of conduct or other guidelines which may be applicable for any particular Communication Service; harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including e-mail addresses, without their consent; violate any applicable laws or regulations.

 

White Oak Communications, LLC has no obligation to monitor the Communication Services. However, White Oak Communications, LLC reserves the right to review materials posted to a Communication Service and to remove any materials in its sole discretion. White Oak Communications, LLC reserves the right to terminate your access to any or all of the Communication Services at any time without notice for any reason whatsoever.

 

White Oak Communications, LLC reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in White Oak Communications, LLC's sole discretion.

 

Always use caution when giving out any personally identifying information about yourself or your children in any Communication Service. White Oak Communications, LLC does not control or endorse the content, messages or information found in any Communication Service and, therefore, White Oak Communications, LLC specifically disclaims any liability with regard to the Communication Services and any actions resulting from your participation in any Communication Service. Managers and hosts are not authorized White Oak Communications, LLC spokespersons, and their views do not necessarily reflect those of White Oak Communications, LLC.

 

Materials uploaded to a Communication Service may be subject to posted limitations on usage, reproduction and/or dissemination. You are responsible for adhering to such limitations if you upload the materials.

 

12. Materials provided to this website or posted on any White Oak Communications, LLC web page

 

White Oak Communications, LLC does not claim ownership of the materials you provide to this website (including feedback and suggestions) or post, upload, input or submit to any White Oak Communications, LLC Site or our associated services (collectively "Submissions"). However, by posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission you are granting White Oak Communications, LLC, our affiliated companies and necessary sublicensees permission to use your Submission in connection with the operation of their Internet businesses including, without limitation, the rights to: copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate and reformat your Submission; and to publish your name in connection with your Submission.

 

No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of your Submission, as provided herein. White Oak Communications, LLC is under no obligation to post or use any Submission you may provide and may remove any Submission at any time in White Oak Communications, LLC sole discretion.

 

By posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission you warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to your Submission as described in this section including, without limitation, all the rights necessary for you to provide, post, upload, input or submit the Submissions.

 

13. International Users

 

The Service is controlled, operated and administered by White Oak Communications, LLC from our offices within the USA. If you access the Service from a location outside the USA, you are responsible for compliance with all local laws. You agree that you will not use the White Oak Communications, LLC Content accessed through this website in any country or in any manner prohibited by any applicable laws, restrictions or regulations.

 

14. Indemnification

 

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless White Oak Communications, LLC, its officers, directors, employees, agents and third parties, for any losses, costs, liabilities and expenses (including reasonable attorneys' fees) relating to or arising out of your use of or inability to use the Site or services, any user postings made by you, your violation of any terms of this Agreement or your violation of any rights of a third party, or your violation of any applicable laws, rules or regulations. White Oak Communications, LLC reserves the right, at its own cost, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will fully cooperate with White Oak Communications, LLC in asserting any available defenses.

 

15. Liability disclaimer

 

THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES INCLUDED IN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE MAY INCLUDE INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. CHANGES ARE PERIODICALLY ADDED TO THE INFORMATION HEREIN. WHITE OAK COMMUNICATIONS, LLC AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS AND/OR CHANGES IN THE SITE AT ANY TIME.

 

WHITE OAK COMMUNICATIONS, LLC AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY, RELIABILITY, AVAILABILITY, TIMELINESS, AND ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS CONTAINED ON THE SITE FOR ANY PURPOSE. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, ALL SUCH INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OR CONDITION OF ANY KIND. WHITE OAK COMMUNICATIONS, LLC AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THIS INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.

 

TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL WHITE OAK COMMUNICATIONS, LLC AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THE SITE, WITH THE DELAY OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE OR RELATED SERVICES, THE PROVISION OF OR FAILURE TO PROVIDE SERVICES, OR FOR ANY INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS OBTAINED THROUGH THE SITE, OR OTHERWISE ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF THE SITE, WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF WHITE OAK COMMUNICATIONS, LLC OR ANY OF ITS SUPPLIERS 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 SITE, OR WITH ANY OF THESE TERMS OF USE, YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THE SITE.

 

16. Termination/access restriction

 

White Oak Communications, LLC reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to the Site and the related services or any portion thereof at any time, without notice. To the maximum extent permitted by law, this agreement is governed by the laws of the State of North Carolina and you hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts in North Carolina in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of the Site. Use of the Site is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these Terms, including, without limitation, this section.

 

You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and White Oak Communications, LLC as a result of this agreement or use of the Site. White Oak Communications, LLC's performance of this agreement is subject to existing laws and legal process, and nothing contained in this agreement is in derogation of White Oak Communications, LLC's right to comply with governmental, court and law enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of the Site or information provided to or gathered by White Oak Communications, LLC 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 superseded 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 White Oak Communications, LLC with respect to the Site and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written, between the user and White Oak Communications, LLC with respect to the Site. 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 an d subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form. It is the express wish to the parties that this agreement and all related documents be written in English.

 

17. Contact Us

 

White Oak Communications, LLC welcomes your questions or comments regarding the Terms:

 

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