Disclaimer and Terms of Use

Disclaimer and Terms of Use

Welcome to our website. By using our site, you agree to comply with and be bound by the following terms of use. Please review the following terms carefully. If you do not agree to these terms, you should not use this site. The term “us” and “our” may refer to Micah Johnson and his partners and affiliated entities. The term “you” refers to the user or viewer of our website.

USF affiliation disclaimer

Dr. Johnson engages in the activities shared on this website in his personal capacity and own personal time and not in his capacity as an employee of the university of south Florida. These outside activities are not sponsored or related to USF, although they have been disclosed to USF as required per policies and procedures.

Donation disclaimer

Donations made through this website go directly to the Florida non-profit charitable organization Friendly Neighbors and do not go to Dr. Johnson for his personal use. Dr. Johnson serves in a leadership role in this organization and manages these donations. Donations made through this website will be used to fund lectures, performances, events, and other community-based activities. A copy of the official registration and financial information may be obtained from the division of consumer services by calling toll-free within the state. Registration does not imply endorsement, approval, or recommendation by the state.

Acceptance of Agreement.
You agree to the terms and conditions set forth in this terms of use agreement (“Agreement”) with respect to our site (the “Site”). This Agreement constitutes the entire and only Agreement between us and you, and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous agreements, representations, warranties, and understandings with respect to the site and the subject matter of this Agreement.

This Agreement may be amended at any time by us from time to time without specific notice to you. The latest version of the Agreement will be posted on the site, and you should review this Agreement prior to using the site.

The content, organization, graphics, design, compilation, magnetic translation, digital conversion and other matters related to the site are protected under applicable copyrights, trademarks and other proprietary (including but not limited to intellectual property) rights. The copying, redistribution, use or publication by you of any such matters or any part of the site is strictly prohibited. You do not acquire ownership rights to any article, document or other materials viewed through the site. The posting of information or materials on the site does not constitute a waiver of any right in such information and materials. Some of the content on the site may be the copyrighted work of third parties.

Limited license; permitted uses.
You are granted a non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable license (a) to access and use the site solely in accordance with this Agreement; (b) to use the site solely for internal, personal, non-commercial purposes. No print out or electronic version of any part of the site or its contents may be used by you in any litigation or arbitration matter whatsoever under any circumstances.

Restrictions and prohibitions on use.
Your license for access and use of the site and any information, materials or documents (collectively defined as “content and materials”) therein are subject to the following restrictions and prohibitions on use: you may not (a) copy, print, republish, display, distribute, transmit, sell, rent, lease, loan or otherwise make available in any form or by any means all or any portion of the site or any content and materials retrieved there from; (b) use the site or any materials obtained from the site to develop, of as a component of, any information, storage and retrieval system, database, information base, or similar resource (in any media now existing or hereafter developed), that is offered for commercial distribution of any kind, including through sale, license, lease, rental, subscription, or any other commercial distribution mechanism; (c) create compilations or derivative works of any content and materials from the site; (d) use any content and materials from the site in any manner that may infringe any copyright, intellectual property right, proprietary right, or property right of us or any third parties; (e) remove, change or obscure any copyright notice or other proprietary notice or terms of use contained in the site; (f) make any portion of the site available through any timesharing system, service bureau, the internet or any other technology now existing or developed in the future; (g) remove, decompile, disassemble or reverse engineer any site software or use any network monitoring or discovery software to determine the site architecture; (h) use any automatic or manual process to harvest information from the site; (i) use the site for the purpose of gathering information for or transmitting (1) unsolicited commercial e-mail; (2) e-mail that makes use of headers, invalid or nonexistent domain names, or other means of deceptive addressing; and (3) unsolicited telephone calls or facsimile transmissions; (j) use the site in a manner that violates any state or federal law regulating e-mail, facsimile transmissions or telephone solicitations; and (k) export or re-export the site or any portion thereof, or any software available on or through the site, in violation of the export control laws or regulations of the united states.

No legal advice or attorney-client relationship.
Information contained on or made available through the site is not intended to and does not constitute legal advice, recommendations, mediation or counseling under any circumstance. The site and your use thereof does not create an attorney-client relationship. We do not warrant or guarantee the accuracy, completeness, adequacy, or currency of the information contained in or linked to the site. Your use of information on the site or materials linked to the site is entirely at your own risk. You should not act or rely on any information on the site without seeking the advice of a competent professional licensed to practice in your jurisdiction for your particular problem. The information contained herein does not necessarily reflect the opinions of our clients, partners, employers, and affiliated entities.

Forms, agreements & documents.
We may make available through the Site sample forms, checklists, business documents and legal documents (collectively, “documents”). All documents are provided on a non-exclusive license basis only for your one-time personal use for non-commercial purposes, without any right to re-license, sublicense, distribute, assign, or transfer such license. Documents are provided without any representations or warranties, express or implied, as to their suitability, legal effect, completeness, accuracy, and/or appropriateness. The documents are provided “as is “, “as available”, and with “all faults”, and we and any provider of the Documents disclaim any warranties, including but not limited to the warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. The documents may be inappropriate for your particular circumstances.

Certain confidentiality issues.

By sending sensitive or confidential email messages which are not encrypted, you accept the risks of such uncertainty and possible lack of confidentiality over the internet.

Errors, corrections and changes.
We do not represent or warrant that the site will be error-free, free of viruses or other harmful components, or that defects will be corrected. We do not represent or warrant that the information available on or through the site will be correct, accurate, timely or otherwise reliable. We may make changes to the features, functionality or content of the site at any time. We reserve the right in our sole discretion to edit or delete any documents, information or other content appearing on the site.

Third-party content.
Third-party content may appear on the site or may be accessible via links from the site. We are not responsible for and assume no liability for any third-party content. You understand that the information and opinions in the third-party content represent solely the thoughts of the author and is neither endorsed by nor does it necessarily reflect our belief.

Unlawful activity.
We reserve the right to investigate complaints or reported violations of this Agreement and to take any action we deem appropriate, including but not limited to reporting any suspected unlawful activity to law enforcement officials, regulators, or other third parties and disclosing any information necessary or appropriate to such persons or entities relating to your profile, email addresses, usage history, IP addresses and traffic information.

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold us and our partners, associates, agents, attorneys, employees, subcontractors, successors, assigns, and affiliates (collectively, “affiliated parties”) harmless from any liability, loss, claim and expense related to your violation of this Agreement or use of the site.

Interpretation and intent.

This website is a personal blog and journal. The information on this blog is for entertainment and creative purposes only. The contents of this site may be antiquated, invalid, unreliable, inaccurate, or incomplete. Micah Johnson (and affiliated entities) makes no representation or warranty, express or implied. Information on this site may reflect past, present, or future aspirations. This site should not be used for evaluative, legal, official, or formal matters. This site should not be used as a source of information or basis for questioning in any legal matters, especially in depositions, cross-examinations, legal evidence, or any other legal or official proceedings. Your use of the site is solely at your own risk. This site may contain links to third-party content, which Micah Johnson (and affiliated entities) do not warrant, endorse, or assume liability for. The information on this site should not be used, shared, transmitted (phone, email, text, etc.), communicated, or copied without the written permission of Micah Johnson. All donations received on this site will be used to support creative and artistic endeavors at the full discretion of Micah Johnson. All funds will be managed at the discretion of Micah Johnson. This site is not intended to be a mechanism for businesses and entities to transfer funds to any other entity or individuals, for any other purpose except for Micah Johnson to use the funds at his discretion. Due to limited resources, accounting and detailed expense reports will not be generated for donations under $1,000. However, please see the donation disclaimer for ways to retrieve detailed accounting information.

Limitation of liability.
(a) we and any affiliated party shall not be liable for any loss, injury, claim, liability, or damage of any kind resulting in any way from (i) any errors in or omissions from the site or information obtained, (ii) the unavailability or interruption of the site or any features thereof, (iii) your use of the site, (iv) the content contained on the site, or (v) any delay or failure in performance beyond the control of an affiliated party.

(b) the aggregate liability of us and the affiliated parties in connection with any claim arising out of or relating to the site shall not exceed $100 and that amount shall be in lieu of all other remedies which you may have against us and any affiliated party.

The information, content and documents from or through the site are provided “as-is,” “as available,” with “all faults”, and all warranties, express or implied, are disclaimed. The information and site may contain bugs, errors, problems or other limitations. We and our affiliated parties have no liability whatsoever. In particular, but not as a limitation thereof, we and our affiliated parties are not liable for any indirect, special, incidental or consequential damages (including damages for loss of business, loss of profits, litigation, or the like), whether based on breach of contract, breach of warranty, tort (including negligence), product liability or otherwise, even if advised of the possibility of such damages. The negation and limitation of damages set forth above are fundamental elements of the basis of the bargain between us and you. This site and the information presented would not be provided without such limitations. No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by you from us through the site or otherwise shall create any warranty, representation or guarantee not expressly stated in this Agreement. 

All responsibility or liability for any damages caused by viruses contained within the electronic file containing a form or document is disclaimed.