Terms and Conditions

Terms of Use

Thank you for visiting the Oregon Rising web site (the Site). Oregon Rising is supported by Confederation of Oregon State Administrators (COSA), Oregon Education Association (OEA) and Oregon School Boards Association (OSBA). Please read these Terms of Use (Terms) carefully before using this site. By accessing the Site and its materials, you acknowledge and accept these terms and conditions without limitation.

Legal Notice & Disclaimer

Oregon Rising and its partner members strive to present accurate and reliable information on this Internet site but does not provide an absolute guarantee of its accuracy or reliability. Use of such information is voluntary and reliance on it should only be undertaken after an independent review of its accuracy, completeness, and timeliness.

Oregon Rising, (including its partner members, employees and agents) assumes no responsibility for consequences resulting from the use of the information herein, or from use of the information obtained at linked Internet addresses, or in any respect for the content of such information, including (but not limited to) errors or omissions, the accuracy or reasonableness of factual or scientific assumptions, studies, or conclusions, the defamatory nature of statements, ownership of copyright or other intellectual property rights, and the violation of property, privacy, or personal rights of others. Oregon Rising is not responsible for, and expressly disclaims all liability for, damages of any kind arising out of use, reference to, or reliance on such information.


You agree you will hold harmless and indemnify Oregon Rising, Confederation of Oregon State Administrators (COSA), Oregon Education Association (OEA) and Oregon School Boards Association (OSBA) and its officers from and against any damages based on your use of content of this Site.

Links to other materials or sites

At certain places on the Oregon Rising websites, live ‘links’ to other Internet addresses can be accessed. Such external Internet addresses contain information created, published, maintained, or otherwise posted by institutions or organizations independent of Oregon Rising. Oregon Rising does not endorse, approve, certify, or control these external Internet addresses and does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, efficacy, timeliness, or correct sequencing of information located at such addresses. Use of any information obtained from such addresses is voluntary, and reliance on it should only be undertaken after an independent review of its accuracy, completeness, efficacy, and timeliness. Reference therein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademarks, service mark, manufacturer, or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by Oregon Rising or its partner members.

Third-party content

Websites and materials may contain user or third-party-submitted content or links. Such content and links are not reviewed, approved or endorsed by Oregon Rising and are provided solely as a convenience to users. Under no circumstances will Oregon Rising or its partner members be liable in any way for any third-party-submitted or provided content or links, including, but not limited to, any errors or omissions, or damages of any kind. ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE MATERIALS IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR OTHER DEVICE OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH MATERIAL. By your use you agree that you must evaluate, and bear all risks associated with, the use of any third party content, including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of such content. All postings and use of the websites or material are subject to these Terms of Use and any other program- and site-specific terms.


User access to these websites is governed by all applicable federal, state and local laws. All information available on the websites is subject to U.S. export control laws and may also be subject to the laws of the country where you reside.

Oregon Rising makes no representation that materials in the site are appropriate or available for use in other locations, and access to them from territories where their content is illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to access this site from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws.

These Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and Oregon Rising and its member partners, and govern your use of the websites. Each user may be subject to additional terms and conditions that may apply where that user uses affiliate services, third party content or third party software. The Terms and the relationship between you and Oregon Rising shall be governed by the laws of the State of Oregon, US without regard to its conflict of law provisions and each party shall submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located within the State. If any provision of these Terms is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties’ intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of the Terms remain in full force and effect.

In the case of any violation of these rules and regulations, Oregon Rising reserves the right to seek all remedies available by law and in equity for such violations.

Oregon Rising may revise these Terms of Use at any time by updating this posting. You should visit this from time to time to review the then-current Terms of Use because they are binding on you. Certain provisions of these Terms of Use may be superseded by expressly designated legal notices or terms located on particular websites or materials.