Privacy Policy

Scope of Use

The DC Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE) invites users of this website to view, use and download copies of any item that appears on this website for your informational, noncommercial use, provided that you keep intact all copyright, trademark and other proprietary rights notices.

No Warranties

All content on this website is provided to you on an "as is," "as available" basis without warranty of any kind either expressed or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. OSSE makes no warranty as to the accuracy, completeness, currency or reliability of any content available through this website.

OSSE makes no representations or warranties that use of the website will be uninterrupted or error-free. Users are responsible for taking all precautions necessary to ensure that any content obtained from this website is free of viruses.

Limitation of Liability

OSSE specifically disclaims any liability, whether based in contract, tort, strict liability or otherwise for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or special damages arising out of or in any way connected with access to or use of this website, even if OSSE has been advised of the possibility of such damages, including but not limited to reliance by any party on any content obtained through use of this website, or that arises in connection with mistakes or omissions in, or delays in transmission of, information to or from the user. Interruptions in telecommunications connections to the website or viruses, whether caused in whole or in part by negligence, acts of God, telecommunications failure, theft, or destruction of, or unauthorized access to the website or related information.

Email

Users understand that the Internet is public and that email communications between you and OSSE via this website are subject to the risk of being viewed by other parties. Accordingly, users agree not to transmit confidential or proprietary information related to your business to OSSE via email.

Copyright

This website is protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. You may not modify, reproduce, or distribute (a) content on this website (other than as set forth herein), (b) the design or layout of the website or individual sections of the design or layout of the website or (c) logos without OSSE’s written permission.

Modifications

OSSE reserves the right to modify this website and the rules and regulations governing its use at any time. Modifications will be posted on the website and users are deemed to be apprised of and bound by any changes to the website. OSSE may make changes in the products and/or services described in this website at any time.

Violations of Rules and Regulations

OSSE reserves the right to seek all remedies available at law and in equity for violations of the rules and regulations set forth in this website including the right to block access from a particular Internet address to the website.

Linked Internet Sites

The links in this website will let you leave the website. The linked sites are not under the control of OSSE and the content available on the Internet sites linked to this website do not necessarily reflect the opinion of OSSE. OSSE is providing these links to other Internet sites as a convenience to users and access to any other Internet sites linked to this website is the risk of the user. OSSE assumes no responsibility for, or any obligation to monitor, the content of such linked Internet sites. The inclusion of any link does not imply a recommendation or endorsement by OSSE of the linked site.

Governing Law and General Provisions

This website is operated by the DC Office of the State Superintendent of Education within the United States of America. OSSE makes no representation that the information in this website is appropriate or available for use in other locations and access to the website from territories where the contents of the website may be illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to access this website from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws. Any claims relating to the information available on this website will be governed by the laws of the District of Columbia, U.S.A., excluding the application of its conflicts of law rules.