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Effective Date: February 7, 2022

These Terms of Use (“Terms”) govern all use related to the Wood Products Council’s (WPC’s) websites at bubastid.mtzhjy.com or www.woodworksinnovationnetwork.org (collectively, the “WPC Website(s)”) or any other programs, blogs, applications, or services offered by WPC. (The WPC Websites and these other programs and services are collectively referred to as “WPC Program(s)”.) By using and accessing the Site, you agree to these Terms, the Privacy Policy, other policies, and all applicable laws and regulations.

Wood Products Council reserves the right to suspend or terminate your ability to use the Site or portion thereof for failure to comply with these Terms or any Separate Terms related to a service, for infringing copyright, or for any other reason.

CHANGES IN TERMS

Wood Products Council has the sole right at any time and without prior notice to revise these Terms. Wood Products Council will post changes on the Site and it is your responsibility to review these Terms and any modifications.

TERMINATION

Wood Products Council has the right at any time and without prior notice to terminate some or all of mtzhjy.com services, any feature or portion thereof, or any products or services offered, and to terminate your right to access or use mtzhjy.com services or any feature or portion thereof.

COMPLIANCE WITH LAWS

You agree to comply with all applicable laws and regulations regarding your use of the Site. You must be at least 13 years old to use mtzhjy.com. See the Children’s Personal Information section of the Privacy Policy.

CONTENT

The text, images, photographs, graphics, videos, logos, illustrations, descriptions, data, and other material on the Site, as well as the selection, assembly, and arrangement thereof, are referred to collectively as the “Content.” The Content may contain errors or omissions, or could be out of date. Wood Products Council may change, delete, or update Content at any time. The Content is provided for information purposes only and is not binding on the Wood Products Council.

All content, logos, graphics, pages, scripts, and service names included in or made available through any Site are subject to trade dress, trademarks, service marks, and/or copyright law and other laws that protect intellectual property in the U.S. and other countries. Wood Products Council’s intellectual property may not be used without Wood Products Council’s written permission. All other trademarks and service marks not owned by Wood Products Council that appear in any Site are the property of their respective owners, who may or may not be affiliated with, connected to, or sponsored by Wood Products Council.

You may view and use the Content for your personal information (and the information of your colleagues) and for no other purpose. Wood Products Council does not grant to you or any person any right to reproduce, copy, modify, transmit, display, publish, sell, license, create derivative works, or publicly perform any of the Content on or transmitted through the Site. If you would like to distribute information on this site created by WoodWorks, please send your request in writing to info@mtzhjy.com. No information on this site may be distributed by any means without written permission from WoodWorks.

This website includes presentations and other materials developed by third parties and not funded by WoodWorks or the Softwood Lumber Board. The authors of these presentations and materials are responsible for all content, and for obtaining permissions related to any copyrighted material or images.

NOTICE AND PROCEDURE FOR ADDRESSING INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CONCERNS

If you have any concerns related to intellectual property on the site, please provide the Wood Products Council copyright agent the following:

  • An electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright or other intellectual property interest;
  • A description of the copyrighted work or other intellectual property at issue;
  • The location of the material giving rise to the concern on the Site;
  • Your address, telephone number, facsimile number, and email address;
  • A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright or other intellectual property owner, its agent, or the law;
  • A statement by you, under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your Notice is accurate and that you are the copyright or other intellectual property owner or are authorized to act on behalf of the copyright or other intellectual property owner.

    Notification should be sent by e-mail at info@mtzhjy.com or by mail using the details provided below:
    1101 K Street NW, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20005

DISCLAIMER AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY AS TO THE WOOD PRODUCTS COUNCIL SITE AND CONTENT

NOTWITHSTANDING ALL OTHER TERMS AND CONDITIONS ON THE WOOD PRODUCTS COUNCIL SITE, WOOD PRODUCTS COUNCIL MAKES NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS WHATSOEVER, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, WITH RESPECT TO THE WOOD PRODUCTS COUNCIL SITE, ANY LINKED SITE OR ITS CONTENT, INCLUDING THE AVAILABILITY OF ANY SITE OR THE CONTENT, INFORMATION, AND MATERIALS ON IT OR THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, OR TIMELINESS OF THAT CONTENT, INFORMATION, AND MATERIALS. WOOD PRODUCTS COUNCIL ALSO DOES NOT WARRANT OR REPRESENT THAT YOUR ACCESS TO OR USE OF THE WOOD PRODUCTS COUNCIL SITE OR ANY LINKED SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR FREE OF ERRORS OR OMISSIONS, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THE WOOD PRODUCTS COUNCIL SITE OR ANY LINKED SITE IS FREE OF COMPUTER VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, ALL CONTENT PROVIDED ON OR THROUGH THE WOOD PRODUCTS COUNCIL IS PROVIDED TO USERS “AS IS,” WITH NO WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION SECURITY OR ACCURACY. THE “AS IS” CONDITION OF CONTENT IS EXPRESSLY MADE A CONDITION OF ANY TRANSACTION ARISING THROUGH OR AS A RESULT OF THE WOOD PRODUCTS COUNCIL SERVICES.

WOOD PRODUCTS COUNCIL SHALL NOT, UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES, BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH USE OF ITS WEBSITE OR ANY APPLICATION, WHETHER BASED ON BREACH OF CONTRACT, BREACH OF WARRANTY, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE, PRODUCT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE), OR ANY OTHER PECUNIARY LOSS, WHETHER OR NOT THE WOOD PRODUCTS COUNCIL HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL THE WOOD PRODUCTS COUNCIL BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY AMOUNT.

ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION

By using the Site, you consent to receive communications from the Wood Products Council electronically. Wood Products Council will communicate with you by email or by posting notices on the Site. You agree that all notices, disclosures, agreements, and other communications that the Wood Products Council provides electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.

LINKED THIRD-PARTY SITES

By using the Site, you consent to receive communications from the Wood Products Council electronically. Wood Products Council will communicate Links to other websites operated by third parties do not constitute sponsorship, endorsement, or approval by Wood Products Council of the content, policies, or practices of such linked sites. Wood Products Council does not operate, control, or maintain linked sites and is not responsible for their availability, content, security, policies, or practices. Links to other sites are provided for your convenience and you access them at your own risk.

DISCLAIMER AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

Wood Products Council provides the Site (including all Content) “as is” without warranty of any kind, whether express or implied. You are solely responsible for damage that results from the use of the Site including, but not limited to, damage to your computer system or loss of data. 

Wood Products Council does not give any warranty or other assurance as to the operation, quality or functionality of this website. Access to the site may be interrupted, restricted or delayed for any reason.

Although WoodWorks makes every effort to ensure the accuracy of materials on this site, it does not give any warranty or other assurance as to the content of the material appearing on the site, its accuracy, completeness, timelessness or fitness for any particular purpose.

To the full extent permissible by law, the Wood Products Council disclaims all responsibility for any damages or losses (including, without limitation, financial loss, damages for loss in business projects, loss of profits or other consequential losses) arising in contract, tort or otherwise from the use of or inability to use this site or any material appearing on mtzhjy.com, or from any action or decision taken as a result of using mtzhjy.com or any such material. This website contains links to external websites. WoodWorks is not responsible for and has no control over the content of such sites. The information included on the website, mtzhjy.com, or available via hypertext link from mtzhjy.com, is made available without responsibility on the part of the Wood Products Council. The Wood Products Council disclaims all responsibility and liability (including for negligence) in relation to information on or accessible from mtzhjy.com.

HOLD HARMLESS AND INDEMNITY

To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, you agree to hold harmless and indemnify Wood Products Council, or other partners, and employees from and against any third-party claim arising from or in any way related to your use of the Site, including any liability or expense arising from all claims, losses, damages (actual and/or consequential), suits, judgments, litigation costs, and attorneys’ fees, of every kind and nature.

DISPUTE RESOLUTION

By using the Site, you agree that all disputes, claims, or causes of action arising from or related to your use of the Site will be resolved through binding arbitration in accordance with the rules of the American Arbitration Association. ARBITRATION OF A DISPUTE, CLAIM, OR CAUSE OF ACTION SHALL BE IN AN INDIVIDUAL CAPACITY AND NOT AS A PLAINTIFF OR CLASS MEMBER IN ANY PURPORTED CLASS OR REPRESENTATIVE PROCEEDING.


These Terms of Use shall be construed in accordance with the laws of the state of Oregon, without giving effect to any choice or conflict of law provision. Nothing in this Section shall prevent Wood Products Council from seeking injunctive or other equitable relief from the courts for matters related to data security, intellectual property, or unauthorized access to the Site.

GENERAL TERMS

Entire Agreement/Severability. These Terms of Use, together with the Privacy Policy, any Conditions of Sale, and any amendments and any additional agreements you may enter into with Wood Products Council, shall constitute the entire agreement between you and Wood Products Council. If any provision of these Terms of Use is deemed invalid, that provision will be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary, and the remaining provisions of these Terms of Use will remain in full force and effect.

No waiver of any term of these Terms of Use shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or any other term, and Wood Products Council’s failure to assert any right or provision under these Terms of Use shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision unless it is in writing signed by Wood Products Council.