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Terms of Use

Committee for Cultural Policy, Inc. (“CCP”) provides this website and its content (together, the “Website”)
for informational purposes. The information includes information provided by third parties. CCP does not
endorse or take responsibility for, any third party information. Such links do not represent an endorsement
of any other party or website. CCP does not take any responsibility for any content, advertising, products or
services made available on or through such third parties’ websites. All use of, or reliance on, third parties’
websites, content, products or services is at your own risk.

Proprietary Rights and Trademark and Copyright Infringement

All content on the Website (including but not limited to text, images, photographs, illustrations, multimedia
(graphic, audio and video), charts, reports, data, software HTML code and screens contained therein) is
owned by or licensed to CCP (except for government works) and is subject to protection by U.S. and
international intellectual property laws, including but not limited to any patent rights, copyrights, trade
secrets, trade names, trademarks, services marks, moral rights, know-how and any other similar rights or
intangible assets recognized under the laws or international conventions in any country or jurisdiction in the
world as intellectual creations to which rights of ownership accrue.

CCP reserves the right to copy, relocate, back-up and remove content and information from the Website in
its sole discretion.

Except as expressly provided in these Terms and Conditions of Use or as otherwise authorized in advance
in writing by CCP, you may not download, copy, store, manipulate, reformat, print, display, publish,
distribute, create a derivative work from, resell or make any other use of, any information contained on the
Website. The source of the images should also be cited in any reproduction.

The CCP Logo and other CCP marks, logos, titles, and names are trademarks owned and/or registered
either by CCP or by a related company and/or licensor. All other third-party trademarks are owned by the
respective third parties.

CCP designates an agent as described below to receive notifications of claimed copyright or other
intellectual property infringement:

Legal name and address of agent:
William G. Pearlstein
Golenbock Eiseman Assor Bell & Peskoe LLP
437 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10022-7020

Disclaimer of Warranties
The website is provided to you strictly on an “as is” basis without warranties of any kind, either express or
implied. You expressly understand and agree that CCP makes no representation, warranty, or guaranty as
to the reliability, timeliness, quality, suitability, availability, accuracy or complete-ness of the website or
any content. CCP disclaims, any representation or warranty of any kind whatsoever, directly or indirectly,
whether express or implied, statutory or otherwise, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of
merchantability and fitness for a par-ticular purpose, or non-infringement of third-party rights, with respect
to the website or any content herein.

Limitation of Liability

In no event, shall CCP, or any agents, representatives or licensors be liable hereunder, under any theory of
liability whatsoever (including, but not limited to, negligence and strict liability) for any direct, indirect,
incidental, special, punitive or consequential damages or for loss of profits, revenue, data or programming,

(whether in an action in contract, tort, product liability, statute or otherwise (even if CCP has been advised
of the possibility of such damages)) arising out of (a) your use of the website, including, but not limited
to, any loss or damage caused by any reliance on, or any delays, inaccuracies, errors or omissions in, any
information accessed on or through the website, (b) your inability to use the website for whatever reason,
including, but not limited to, communications failure or any other failure with transmission or delivery of
any information accessed on or though the website, (c) the deletion, correction, destruc-tion, damage, loss
or failure to store any information, or (d) any other matter relating to the website.

Because some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of certain warranties or limitation or exclusion of
liability for incidental or consequential damages, in such jurisdictions CCP’s aggregate liability will be
limited to the extent permitted by the laws of that jurisdiction.

Without limiting the foregoing, you agree that if you use third-party information, services or products
offered on a website linked to or that is otherwise referred to on or through this website, such party is solely
responsible for such information, services or products, and you hereby release CCP, and any officers,
directors, advisors, members, employees, agents, representatives and licensors, from any claims, demands
and damages (including, but not limited to, direct, indirect, inci-dental, special, punitive or consequential
damages) of every kind and nature, known and unknown, suspected and unsuspected, disclosed and
undisclosed, arising out of or in any way connected with such information, services or products, any
transactions between you and such party and any disputes between you and such party.


You agree to indemnify and hold harmless, and at CCP’s option, defend CCP and any employees, agents,
representatives and licensors, from all damages, costs, liabilities, suits, judgments, penalties, expenses,
obligations, losses, claims, actions, costs and expenses (including, but not limited to, attorneys’ fees and
expenses), relating to or arising out of (a) any breach of these Terms and Conditions of Use or (b) any use
of the Website by you.

Governing Law; Jurisdiction

CCP operates the Website from the United States. You hereby agree that the laws of the State of New
Mexico will apply to all matters relating to these Terms and Conditions of Use and the Website and that
these Terms and Conditions of Use shall not be governed by the United Nations Convention on Contracts
for the International Sales of Goods. These Terms and Conditions of Use shall be construed in accordance
with the laws of the State of New Mexico, without giving effect to any principles or rules of conflicts
of laws to the extent such principles or rules are not required by statute and would require or permit the
application of the laws of other jurisdictions, as to all matters, including, but not limited to, matters of
validity, construction, effect, performance and remedies. In connection with any litigation, with-out
limiting CCP’s right to bring an action against you in any jurisdiction, you further agree to submit to the
exclusive jurisdiction of and venue in the federal and state courts located in the County of Santa Fe, New
Mexico. You agree that any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to the use of the website or
these Terms and Conditions of Use must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action
arose regardless of any statute or law to the contrary.


These Terms and Conditions of Use, including the Privacy Policy and Acceptable Use Policy and all
other policies of CCP incorporated by reference herein, as may be amended from time to time by CCP
including, but not limited to, by posting such amendments on the Website, constitute the complete and
exclusive agreement between CCP and you with respect to the subject matter hereof and supersede all prior
discussions, understandings and agreements with respect to the subject matter hereof. If any provision
of these Terms and Conditions of Use shall be held invalid in any respect by any court or governmental
agency of competent jurisdiction and all appeals have been exhausted, then that provi-sion shall be deemed
severable from these Terms and Conditions of Use and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of
any remaining provisions CCP‘s failure or delay to enforce the strict performance of any provision of these

Terms and Conditions of Use will not constitute a waiver of CCP’s right to subsequently enforce such
provision or to exercise any other right, power or remedy. No waiver of any provision of these Terms and
Conditions of Use shall be effective unless in writing. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures
and other communications between you and CCP that are electronic in form satisfy any legal requirement
that such communications be in writing.

Use of the Website constitutes acceptance of these Terms and Conditions of Use, which incorporate the
Website’s Privacy Policy and Acceptable Use Policy.

This Acceptable Use Policy (“AUP”) sets forth certain permitted and prohibited uses of the CCP Website.
As a user of the Website, you are referred to herein as “you” or “user.”
CCP reserves the right to determine, in its sole discretion, whether a use of the Website is in violation of
the AUP. CCP reserves the right to monitor the Website, and when CCP becomes aware of an actual or
attempted violation of the AUP, to take such action as it deems appropriate to address the violation.
CCP shall not be responsible for any loss or damage arising out of your failure to comply with the AUP.

The following are examples of types of uses of the Website that are prohibited under the AUP:

Illegal/Criminal Activity
You may not use the Website to commit, or in connection with, criminal or civil violations of federal, state,
local or international laws, regulations or other government requirements. Such violations include, but
are not limited to, theft or infringement of patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets or other types of
intellectual property; fraud; forgery; theft or misappropriation of funds or information; violation of export
control laws or regulations; encouraging conduct that would constitute a criminal offense or give rise to
civil liability; and assisting or permitting any third parties engaged in or attempting to engage in any of the
activities described above.
CCP reserves the right to report any activity that may violate any law or regulation to appropriate law
enforcement officials, regulators or other third parties. In order to cooperate with governmental requests
with respect to possible violations of laws or regulations, CCP may access and disclose to law enforcement
officials, regulators or other third parties, any information CCP considers necessary or appropriate.

Security Violations
You are prohibited from violating, or attempting to violate, the security of the Website. Any such
violations may result in criminal and civil liabilities to you. Examples of prohibited security violations
include, but are not limited to, logging into a server or account that you are not authorized to access;
accessing data or taking any action to obtain services not intended for you or your use; attempting to
probe, scan or test the vulnerability of any system, subsystem or network; tampering, hacking, modifying
or otherwise corrupting or breaching security or authentication measures without proper authorization;
transmitting material that contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancelbots or other
computer programming routines or engines with the intent or effect of damaging, destroying, disrupting or
otherwise impairing a computer’s functionality or the operation of the system; interfering with, intercepting
or expropriating any system, data or information; or interfering with service to any user, host or network
including, but not limited to, by means of overloading, “flooding,” “mailbombing” or “crashing” any
computer system.

Offensive Materials
The Website may not be used for the distribution of offensive materials, including, but not limited to,
materials that are libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, indecent, vulgar or hateful, materials that
violate the privacy, publicity or other personal rights of others, or materials that impair the privacy of


Spam is an unacceptable use of the Website. Spam includes, but is not limited to, any of the following
activities: sending any unsolicited email that could be expected, in CCP’s discretion, to provoke
complaints; sending unsolicited email without identifying in the email a clear and easy means to be
excluded from receiving additional email from the originator of the email; or sending email that does not
accurately identify the sender, the sender’s return address and the email address of origin.

Other Prohibited Conduct
You may not (a) use any device, software or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper
working of the Website, or take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load
on our infrastructure; (b) copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit, or distribute in any way
material from the Website in any manner inconsistent with the purposes for which we offer the material; (c)
without our express written permission, copy, modify, or display our name or logo, or any text, graphic
images, or other content from the Website; (d) redeliver any of the pages, text, images, or other content of
the website using “framing,” redirection or similar technology without our express written permission; (e)
use devices (including software) that are designed to provide repeated automated access to the Website
other than those made generally available by CCP; (f) include CCP or any other trademark, trade name or
service mark of ours, the name of any of our advisors, members, affiliates or personnel, or any variation of
any of the foregoing, as a metatag, or hidden textual element; (g) include v or any other trademark, trade
name or service mark of ours, the name of any of our advisors, members, affiliates or personnel, or any
variation of any of the foregoing, as any other indicator that may create a likelihood of confusion or a false
or misleading impression of affiliation, sponsorship, or endorsement between us and any user and/or site;
(h) collect or store personal data about other users of the Website; (i) upload, post, reproduce or distribute
any information, software or other material protected by copyright or any other intellectual property right
(as well as rights of publicity and privacy) without first obtaining the permission of the owner of such
rights; (j) archive the Website; and (k) create a link to the Website unless our express written permission is
received and any such link satisfies all of the following requirements: (i) indicates clearly that the link will
lead to the Website of CCP; (ii) does not falsely or misleadingly represent or suggest any relationship
between the linking site and CCP (including suggestions of affiliation, endorsement, or sponsorship); (iii)
does not link to the Website in a manner that results in the dilution or disparagement of our intellectual
property; (iv) delivers content of the Website in a frame environment; (v) maintains the integrity of the
layout, content, and look and feel of the Website; and (vi) delivers users to the Website, unaltered,
unmodified, unadulterated in any way by the linking site.

Violations of the AUP may result in a demand by CCP for immediate removal of the offending material,
immediate, temporary or permanent filtering, blocked access, suspension or termination of use of the
Website, or other action appropriate to the violation, as determined by CCP in its sole discretion. When
feasible and lawful, it is CCP’s preference to give notice so that violations may be addressed voluntarily;
however, CCP reserves the right to act without notice as CCP may determine in its sole discretion. CCP
will cooperate with law enforcement agencies if unlawful activity is suspected. Violators of the AUP may
also be subject to civil or criminal liability under applicable law.
CCP, in its sole discretion, may terminate your access to the Website, or any portion thereof, without
notice for any reason, including, but not limited to, if CCP believes that you have breached the AUP. CCP
reserves the right to terminate your access to the Website upon notice if you violate the policies of the
Website’s Internet service provider.

Any complaints regarding violations of the AUP by a user should be directed to
Where possible, all complaints should include details that would assist CCP in investigating and resolving
the complaint (e.g., expanded headers and a copy of the offending transmission).

Your privacy is important to us. We maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to store and
secure information about you from unauthorized access, alteration and destruction. We collect information
from you only to create content and functionality that best serve your needs and interests, to improve the

quality of the service we provide for you, and to meet legal and regulatory requirements. We never rent or
sell your name or other personally identifiable information. We will not share information with people or
entities that are not affiliates (“nonaffiliated third parties”) except as described below.

Policy Introduction
This Privacy Policy (“Policy”) describes CCP’s collection and use of data from visitors or users who access
data, communications or software applications on or through this Website. As a user or visitor of this
Website, you are referred to herein as “you” or “user”.

This Policy may change over time. CCP shall provide notice of changes to the Policy on this Website.
Such changes shall become effective on the tenth calendar day after their initial posting on this Website.
If you want to opt out of any new disclosures we propose to make, you must notify us before the effective
date of the change. Use or visitation of this Website following any such ten-day period signifies your
consent to such additional changes. Therefore, CCP recommends that you review this Policy regularly to
ensure that you are familiar with the Policy.
If at any time you have questions regarding this Policy, you may contact a representative of CCP by
sending an e-mail to

Collection of Personal Information
CCP understands the importance of maintaining the confidentiality, integrity and security of its users’
non-public, personally identifiable information (“Personal Information”). In order for CCP to provide
and improve its services, CCP collects and maintains Personal Information about users. CCP collects
Personal Information in circumstances when you knowingly provide Personal Information. The Website
will indicate when the provision of any Personal Information is optional.

In the normal course of serving our users, CCP may disclose Personal Information of the type listed below
to CCP ’s agents for purposes related to the services and information provided by CCP. CCP may collect
and store the following information:
Personal Information from emails that have been sent by users to CCP, including email address, email
subject, or other information provided by the user;
Personal Information collected from users’ registration forms, including name, physical address, email
address, etc.;
Personal Information collected when a user applies for a position with CCP or programs sponsored by

Use of Personal Information
Except as otherwise provided herein, CCP will not disclose any Personal Information. CCP uses Personal
Information to provide services for you. Your Personal Information lets us know how to contact you so
that we may answer your questions or respond to your requests. We may use Personal Information to
analyze trends, track visitors’ movements and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. In
addition, when a user applies for a position with CCP or for a program sponsored by CCP, we will use any
related Personal Information provided by the user only for the purpose of processing and evaluating the

CCP may also disclose some or all of your information to nonaffiliated third parties such as our legal or
other advisors or external service providers who help us maintain and improve our services. These parties
are subject to their own security and privacy policies and procedures. We may also disclose information to
government authorities when required or permitted by law or regulation. We may disclose information as
necessary to comply with a subpoena or court order, or to protect our rights or the rights of another person
for any reason permitted by law or regulation. If it is lawful to do so, CCP will make reasonable efforts to
notify you of any request for disclosure of your information as soon as reasonably practicable following
receipt of such a request.

We recognize that your information is very sensitive, and protecting the privacy of this information is a
top priority for us. Your information is not shared by CCP with any non-affiliated parties, unless such

disclosure is necessary for one of the reasons stated in the preceding paragraph. However, CCP reserves the
right to transfer Personal Information to a third party in the event of a transfer of all or substantially all of
the assets of CCP, whether voluntarily or by operation of law, to such third party, provided that such third
party agrees to protect the confidentiality of your Personal Information consistent with this Policy.

Protecting the Confidentiality and Security of Personal Information
This website takes reasonable precaution to protect visitors’ Personal Information obtained on or through
this Website. Please note, however, that no transmission over the Internet can be 100% secure.

Links to Third Party Sites
CCP ’s Website contains links to other sites. Such links are provided solely for your convenience. This
Policy applies solely to information collected by or through the CCP website. CCP is not responsible
for the content, privacy and security practices of other sites. In addition, please note that CCP does not
take responsibility for the privacy practices of other websites that link to the CCP Website. You should
consult the privacy policies of each linked website to determine whether such website’s privacy policy is
acceptable to you.
Your use of the Website signifies that you agree to the terms of this Policy.