Disclaimer Of Warranty/Limitation Of Liability

These website and any information, products or services therein are provided "as is" without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, including without limitation the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for use of a particular purpose, or non-infringement, QBPL does not warrant, and hereby disclaims any warranties, either express or implied, with respect to the accuracy, adequacy or completeness of any site, information obtained from a site.

The Queens Borough Public Library, its trustees, officers, employees and other representatives shall have no liability for any damages, including and without limitation, direct, indirect, consequential, compensatory, special, punitive, or incidental damages arising out of or relating to the use of this website or the information and materials provided herein.

Patron Generated Content

Queens Borough Public Library encourages patrons to become involved in interactive portions of our website, by participating in online discussions and, in some cases, uploading content. Before you participate in these activities, however, we ask that you keep the following in mind:

  1. Patrons who provide content to Queens Borough Public Library for its website are granting Queens Borough Public Library a non-exclusive, perpetual, worldwide, irrevocable license to use such material. In most cases, Queens Borough Public Library will only use this material on its website, but Queens Borough Public Library reserves the right to also use this material in other ways, such as in promotional materials created about the Library and on third-party websites on which the Library promotes its services, collections and/or activities. In each instance, you agree that Queens Borough Public Library may use your content for these purposes without making any payments to you. If you are not willing to grant Queens Borough Public Library these rights, please do not contribute content to our site.
  2. Please make sure that any content you contribute does not infringe on the rights of any third party. For example, if you upload a drawing or a photo, please make sure that you are the creator of the artwork/photo. Do not contribute content to which you do not own the rights.
  3. Please also remember to exercise good judgment when contributing written material or other content. In the Queens Borough Public Library blogs, for example, the Library prohibits comments that are offensive or objectionable to others, that use inappropriate language, or that are off-topic. In most instances, we will not have the resources to review patron comments/content, but we do reserve the right to edit or delete user comments/content in a manner consistent with our mission and policies. We also ask that you do not insert your own or a third party's advertising, branding or other promotional content into any of your comments/content.
  4. Queens Borough Public Library is not responsible for any of the patron-generated comments/content that appear on our websites.

Proprietary Rights

  • The logo, name and all graphics on the websites of the Queens Borough Public Library are trademarks of QBPL. Use, reproduction, copying or redistribution of trademarks, without the written permission of QBPL is prohibited. All other trademarks or servicemarks appearing on the websites are the marks of their respective owners.
  • Links To Other Websites

  • QBPL's website may include hyperlinks to websites maintained or controlled by others. QBPL is not responsible for and does not routinely screen, approve, review or endorse the contents of or use of any of the products or services that may be offered at these websites. The Queens Borough Public Library disclaims any responsibility for any harm resulting from downloading or accessing any information or material on the Internet from this online service. The Library does not guarantee or warrant that files available for downloading from this site are free from viruses or other code that has contaminating or destructive properties.
  • Virus Issues

  • QBPL makes every effort to virus check the files available for downloading on this site. QBPL cannot accept responsibility for any loss or damage that may happen from the use of downloaded material. We recommend that users re-check all downloaded material with their own virus check software.
  • Choice Of Law/Forum Selection

  • You agree that any dispute arising out of or relating to these terms or any content posted to a QBPL website, including copies and republication thereof, whether based in contract, tort, statutory or other law, will be governed by the laws of the State of New York, excluding its conflicts of law provisions. You further consent to the personal jurisdiction of an exclusive venue in the federal and state courts located in and serving Queens County, New York as the legal forum for any such dispute.
  • Entire Agreement

  • These terms constitute the entire agreement between you and QBPL with respect to the subject matter herein. This agreement supersedes any and all prior or contemporaneous oral or written agreements.
  • Questions

  • If you have any questions about this User Agreement, Contact Us If you do not agree with the terms of this User Agreement, you may not use QBPL's website. QBPL reserves the right to change this User Agreement at any time without notice.