Terms & Conditions

Terms of Use

This Agreement governs the relationship between the League of Railway Women its subsidiaries, affiliates or third-party contractors (hereinafter "LRW") and any visitor, customer, licensor, supplier and/or member of LRW (hereinafter "you") with respect to use of the LRW website (hereinafter "the Site").

By accessing and viewing/using the Site, you acknowledge that you have read, understand and agree to be bound by the terms and conditions stated, or incorporated by reference, in this Agreement.

Accuracy of Information
LRW may at any time make corrections, improvements and changes to the information, terms, service(s), software or other product(s) provided or described in the Site. Any changes made will be effective automatically without further or special notice. Your continued use of the Site following such changes will be deemed acceptance of such changes.  Be sure to return to this page periodically to ensure familiarity with the most current version of this Agreement.  Barring the aforementioned, LRW makes no claim or declaration as to the accuracy of such information.

Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liabilities
The information provided by the Site is provided without warranty or liability -- whether implied, express or statutory.  LRW does not warrant that the Site will be error or virus free. LRW does not assume any responsibility whatsoever arising out of your use of the Site, regardless of whether negligence on the part of LRW may have caused or contributed to any loss or damage suffered by you because of using or relying upon the Site.  In no event under any theory of law, whether contract, tort, warranty or otherwise, shall LRW have any liability to any person for incidental, special, consequential or exemplary damages of any description, including but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, cost of capital or business interruption expenses as a result of your use of the Site.  LRW SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, WITH REGARD TO THIS SITE, ITS SOFTWARE AND THE INFORMATION PROVIDED THROUGH THE SITE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

Site User Licensing
LRW reserves the right to prohibit you from accessing the Site at any time with or without cause. Your access to the Site constitutes a revocable, nonexclusive limited license to access the Site under the terms and conditions of this agreement.  Any unauthorized downloading, retransmission, republication or other copying or modification of material posted on the Site, including trademarks, trade names and service marks, may violate federal, common or civil law trademark law and copyright law, is prohibited and may result in legal action.  If you download software from the Site, such software is licensed on a limited basis to you by LRW or the owner of such software.  Title to the software is not transferred to you.  You own the medium on which the software is recorded, but LRW retains all rights, title and interest in and to the software, and all intellectual property rights therein.
LRW reserves the right to require you to delete, destroy or otherwise remove any content that is used in a manner that in LRW's opinion is contrary to this Agreement.  You agree that any person to whom you supply the content, directly or indirectly, will be advised of the terms and conditions of this Agreement, and that each such person is bound by these terms and conditions. You may in no way modify, reformulate, adapt, alter, adjust, change, disassemble, frame or decrypt any of the materials on the Site.

Copyrights and Trademarks
The trademarks, logos and service marks owned by LRW, whether registered or unregistered, may not be used in connection with any product or service unless LRW expressly grants such a right via a licensing agreement.  Nothing contained on the Site should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel or otherwise, any license or right to use any trademark without the express written permission of LRW, its licensors or suppliers, or the third-party owner of any such trademark.  Unauthorized usage of any trademark is prohibited, and LRW will aggressively enforce its intellectual property rights including but not limited to judicial remedies.

No-Solicitation Policy
The LRW maintains a no-solicitation policy covering all of its conferences, meetings, webinars other events, and use of this Site. To provide a distraction-free environment for our members and other attendees, we do not allow solicitation of any kind during any event, including asking for business, soliciting fund management services, distributing grant proposals, or requesting grant funding. Additionally, LRW members expect that participation in LRW events will not result in future solicitations unless the member specifically invites future contact. Accordingly, we ask that all LRW members refrain from using our membership lists or similar information for solicitation purposes without the express permission of LRW. Examples of prohibited solicitation activity include:
  • Unauthorized receptions & parties (including off-site events)
  • Unauthorized exhibits, mobile exhibits & hospitality suites
  • Unauthorized membership recruitment activities
  • Unauthorized promotion of non-LRW events
  • Unauthorized on-site distribution of printed or electronic materials including literature, signs, flyers, invitations, tickets, forms, etc. (except business cards)
Any person and/or organization found to be violating this policy may be expelled from the LRW without refund of registration fees. Egregious and/or multiple violations of this policy may result in disqualification from future events at the discretion of the LRW.

Governing Legal Jurisdiction
The LRW website is controlled by LRW from its offices in Washington, DC. By accessing the Site, you agree that all matters relating to your use of the Site shall be governed by the laws of the District of Columbia. You also agree to the exclusive personal jurisdiction and venue of the courts of the District of Columbia with regard to such matters.