CCA’s policy regarding the collection and use of personal information in connection with the Site is provided in CCA’s Privacy Policy. Some of our partners, such as brand partners, payment gateways and social media sites we use, may have privacy policies that differ from ours. You are encouraged to read and understand all privacy policies that may be applicable to your use of those websites.

    1.    Agreement. By using the Site, you agree to this Terms and Conditions of Use Agreement (“Terms of Use” or “Agreement”). CCA reserves the right to change these Terms of Use from time to time. The current “Terms and Conditions of Use” will always be posted on the Site, and you may view them at any time through the link at the bottom of any public page of the Site.

    2.    Description of Service. The Site consists of several sections, including information about our products and links to third-party application, registration and membership sites that provide services to CCA. Agreements for those sites may be viewed by clicking on the link provided on its login page.

    3.    Right to Suspend. We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to suspend any member or customer’s account or any user’s access to the Website or third-party website that is providing services to CCA at any time at our discretion including, without limitation, as necessary in our discretion to protect the security or operation of the Website.

    4.    Intellectual Property. The entire contents and design of the Site, including all trademarks, logos, trade names, documents, databases, graphic representations, and other information, are the property of CCA, or are used by CCA with permission, and are protected under U.S. and international copyright and trademark laws, whether or not a notice of copyright, trademark, or other proprietary rights appears on the screen displaying the information. Except as otherwise provided herein, users of the Site may save and use information contained on the Site only for personal or other non-commercial, educational purposes. No other use, including, without limitation, reproduction, retransmission, or editing, of Site information may be made without the prior written permission of CCA, which may be requested by contacting CCA| [email protected].

    5.    Limitation of Liability. In no event shall CCA or its officers, directors, members, staff, or agents be liable for any damages of any kind, including, without limitation, any special, incidental, indirect, or consequential damages, whether or not advised of the possibility of such damages, and on any theory of liability whatsoever, arising out of, or in connection with, the use or performance of the Site or any content appearing on the Site.

    6.    Disclaimer. CCA makes no warranty, guaranty, or representation regarding the accuracy, content, completeness, reliability, operability, or legality of information contained within the Site, including, without limitation, the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular use, and non-infringement of proprietary rights. The information, opinions, and recommendations presented within the Site are for general information only. Unless specifically stated otherwise CCA does not endorse, approve, recommend, or certify any information, product, process, service, or organization presented or mentioned on the Site, and information from the Site should not be referenced in any way to imply such endorsement or approval. Moreover, CCA makes no warranty that the Site, or the server that makes it available, is free from viruses, worms, or other elements or codes that manifest contaminating or destructive properties. CCA expressly disclaims any and all liability or responsibility for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, special, or other damages arising out of any individual’s use of, reference to, reliance on, or inability to use the Site or the information presented on the Site. In any jurisdiction that does not permit such a disclaimer of liability, CCA’s liability shall be limited to the greatest extent allowed by applicable law.

    7.    Third Party Content and Other Websites. Content from other users, suppliers, advertisers, and other third parties may be made available to you through the Site. Because we do not control such content, you agree that we are not responsible for any such content. We do not make any guarantees about the accuracy, currency, suitability, or quality of the information in such content, and we assume no responsibility for unintended, objectionable, inaccurate, misleading, or unlawful content made available by other Users, advertisers, and other third parties or violation of any third-party rights related to such content. The Site may contain links to websites not operated by us, including the websites of our partner brands. We are not responsible for the content, products, materials, or practices (including privacy practices) of such websites. You understand that by using the Site you may be exposed to third party websites that you find offensive, indecent or otherwise objectionable. We make no warranty, representation, endorsement, or guarantee regarding, and accept no responsibility for, the quality, content, nature or reliability of third party websites, products or services accessible by hyperlink or otherwise from the Site. We provide these links for your convenience only and we do not control such websites. Our inclusion of links to such websites does not imply any endorsement of the materials on such third-party websites or any association with their operators. The Site may contain links to websites that are operated by us but which operate under different terms of use. It is your responsibility to review the privacy policies and terms of use of any other website you visit. YOU AGREE THAT IN NO EVENT WILL WE BE LIABLE TO YOU IN CONNECTION WITH ANY WEBSITES, CONTENT, PRODUCTS, MATERIALS, OR PRACTICES OF ANY THIRD PARTY.

    8.    DMCA Notice. We respect the intellectual property of others, and we ask you to do the same. If you believe that any of Our Content infringes your copyrights, please provide our DMCA Agent the following information:

        A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

        Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site.

        Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit the CCA to locate the material.

        Information reasonably sufficient to permit the CCA to contact the complaining party, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail address at which the complaining party may be contacted.

        A statement that the complaining party has a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.

        A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

Please direct any such notifications to our DMCA Agent at:

DMCA Copyright Manager

Chicago Cosmetologists Association, Inc.

425 S. Financial Plaza

Suite 2325

Chicago, IL 60605

Email: [email protected]

    1.    Choice of Law and Forum. This Agreement is entered into and performed in the State of Illinois, United States of America, and is governed by the laws of Illinois, exclusive of its choice of law or conflict of laws provisions.

    2.    Complete Agreement. If any provision or provisions of this Agreement are held by a court or other tribunal of competent jurisdiction not to be enforceable, then such provisions shall be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary so that this Agreement shall otherwise remain in full force and effect. These Terms of Use supersede any other statements included elsewhere on the Site that are inconsistent or conflict with these Terms of Use.

    3.    Amendments. CCA reserves the right to modify or change the terms and rules for use of the Site as it determines from time to time in the best interests of CCA. Use of the Site constitutes the user’s continuing agreement to be bound by these Terms of Use, as they are amended from time to time.

(rev. 11/6/18)