Terms of Service


Scope

All of the content, documentation, code and related materials made available to you through Arlington National Cemetery's (ANC) website, arlingtoncemetery.mil, is subject to these terms. Access to or use of ArlingtonCemetery.mil services or its content constitutes acceptance to this Agreement. ANC does not provide technical assistance or support to developers wishing to use these APIs.

Secondary Use

Data accessed through ArlingtonCemetery.mil does not, and should not, include controls over its end use. However, as the data owners or authoritative sources, the Departments and Agencies providing the data retain version control. Once the data has been downloaded from ArlingtonCemetery.mil, ANC cannot vouch for the quality and timeliness of any analyses conducted with data retrieved.

Citing Data

Users of publicly-available APIs should cite the date that data were accessed or retrieved using the APIs. Finally, users must clearly state that 'ArlingtonCemetery.mil and the U.S. Army cannot vouch for the data or analyses derived from these data after the data have been retrieved from ArlingtonCemetery.mil.' ArlingtonCemetery.mil logos may not be used by persons who are not ANC or on products (including Web pages) that are not sponsored by ANC.

Public Participation

In support of the Transparency and Open Government Initiative, recommendations from individuals, groups, and organizations regarding the presentation of data, data types, and metadata will contribute to the evolution of ArlingtonCemetery.mil's publicly-accessible APIs.

Modification or False Representation of Content

You may not modify or falsely represent content accessed through ArlingtonCemetery.mil and still claim the source is ArlingtonCemetery.mil.

Right to Limit

Use of the APIs may be subject to certain limitations on access, calls, or use as set forth within this Agreement or otherwise provided by ANC. If ANC reasonably believes that you have attempted to exceed or circumvent these limits, your ability to use the API may be permanently or temporarily blocked.

ANC may monitor your use of its services to improve the service or to insure compliance with this Agreement.

Service Termination

If you wish to terminate this Agreement, you may do so by refraining from further use of the services. ANC reserves the right (though not the obligation) to (1) refuse to provide the services to you, if it is ANC's opinion that use violates any ANC policy, or (2) terminate or deny you access to and use of all or part of the services at any time for any other reason in its sole discretion. Any hosted applications may also be shutdown or removed. All provisions of this Agreement which by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination including, without limitation, warranty disclaimers, indemnity, and limitations of liability.

Changes

ANC reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify or replace this Agreement, in whole or in part. Your continued use of or access to the ArlingtonCemetery.mil services following posting of any changes to this Agreement constitutes acceptance of those modified terms. ANC may, in the future, offer new services and/or features. Such new features and/or services shall be subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement.

Disclaimer of Warranties

ArlingtonCemetery.mil services are provided “as is” and on an “as-available” basis. ANC hereby disclaims all warranties of any kind, express or implied, including without limitation the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement. ANC makes no warranty that the services will be error free or that access thereto will be continuous or uninterrupted.

Limitations on Liability

In no event will ANC be liable with to respect to any subject matter of this Agreement under any contract, negligence, strict liability or other legal or equitable theory for: (1) any special, incidental, or consequential damages; (2) the cost of procurement of substitute products or services; or (3) for interruption of use or loss or corruption of data.

General Representations

You hereby warrant that (1) your use of the services will be in strict accordance with the ArlingtonCemetery.mil privacy policy, this Agreement, and all applicable laws and regulations, and (2) your use of the services will not infringe or misappropriate the intellectual property rights of any third party.

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify and hold harmless ANC, its contractors, employees, agents, and the like from and against any and all claims and expenses including attorney's fees, arising out of your use of the APIs, including but not limited to violation of this Agreement. This Indemnification clause shall not apply to government entities.

Miscellaneous

This Agreement constitutes the entire Agreement between ANC and you concerning the subject matter hereof, and may only be modified by the posting of a revised version on this page by ANC.

Disputes

Any disputes arising out of this Agreement and access to or use of the services shall be governed by federal law.

No Waiver of Rights

ANC's failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of this Agreement shall not constitute waiver of such right or provision.