Copyright & Legal

Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity Copyright & Legal Agreement

Franklin Center websites serve the public by providing education and information for their use.  You may use this site only if you agree to abide by all federal and local laws of your jurisdiction, the laws of the laws of the State of North Dakota, where Franklin Center is incorporated, and the following terms, which constitute a legal agreement between you and the Franklin Center for Government and Public Integrity (Franklin Center).  Franklin Center reserves the right to change these terms without notice, at any time.  If you do not agree to these terms, please leave this site and any other Franklin Center owned site immediately.

Copyright

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Images of people or places displayed on this Site are either the property of Franklin Center or used with permission of the owner. Images that are copyrighted and reproduced with permission of the copyright holder may not be duplicated. Photographs of Center staff, scholars, and authors may be reprinted.

Guarantee of Journalistic Integrity

Franklin Center its Journalists, and partnering organizations, abide by the Society for Professional Journalism code of Ethics.

Warranty Disclaimer

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Franklin Center also disclaims any responsibility for information posted by outside individuals who have permission to post articles and comments on Franklin Center owned websites.

Limitation of Liability

IN NO EVENT SHALL Franklin Center, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, OR AGENTS, BE LIABLE TO FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM ANY ERRORS OR MISTAKES, OR ANY DAMAGES INCURRED BY ANY ‘BUGS’, VIRUSES, SPYWARE, OR ANY OTHER SOFTWARE EMBEDDED INTO FRANKLIN CENTER WEBSITE.