Privacy & Terms

Restrictions on use

This site is owned and operated by ESC Region 13 and contains material which is derived in whole or in part from material supplied by ESC Region 13 and other sources, and is protected by international copyright and trademark laws. You may not modify, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit or distribute in any way any material from this site including code and software. You may download material from this site for your personal, non-commercial use only, provided you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices.

License to ESC Region 13

By posting messages, uploading files, inputting data, or engaging in any other form of communication through this service, you are granting ESC Region 13 a royalty-free, perpetual, non-exclusive, unrestricted, worldwide license to:

  • Use, copy, sublicense, adapt, transmit, publicly perform or display any such communication.
  • Sublicense to third parties the unrestricted right to exercise any of the foregoing rights granted with respect to the communication.

The foregoing grants shall include the right to exploit any proprietary rights in such communication, including but not limited to rights under copyright, trademark, service mark or patent laws under any relevant jurisdiction.


ESC Region 13 has provided links and pointers to Internet sites maintained by third parties. Neither ESC Region 13, its parent or subsidiary companies nor their affiliates operate or control in any respect any information, products or services on these third-party sites. The materials in this site and the third-party sites are provided “as is” and without warranties of any kind either express or implied. To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, ESC Region 13 disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. ESC Region 13 does not warrant that the functions contained in the materials will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site, including bulletin boards, or the server that makes it available, are free of viruses or other harmful components. ESC Region 13 does not warrant or make any representations regarding the use or the results of the use of the materials in this site or in third-party sites in terms of their correctness, accuracy, timeliness, reliability or otherwise. You (and not ESC Region 13) assume the entire cost of all necessary maintenance, repair or correction.

Bulletin Boards

This service may include bulletin boards and chat rooms ("bulletin boards") which allow feedback to ESC Region 13 and real-time interaction between users. ESC Region 13 does not control the messages, information or files delivered to bulletin boards. It is a condition of your use of the bulletin boards and this Web site that you do not:

  • Restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the bulletin boards.
  • Post or transmit any unlawful, threatening, abusive, libelous, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, profane or indecent information of any kind, including without limitation any transmissions constituting or encouraging conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any local, state, national or international law.
  • Post or transmit any information, software or other material which violates or infringes upon the rights of others, including material which is an invasion of privacy or publicity rights or which is protected by copyright, trademark or other proprietary right, or derivative works with respect thereto, without first obtaining permission from the owner or right holder.
  • Post or transmit any information, software or other material which contains a virus or other harmful component.
  • Post, transmit or in any way exploit any information, software or other material for commercial purposes, or which contains advertising.

You understand that ESC Region 13 has no obligation to monitor the bulletin boards. However, ESC Region 13 reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any law, regulation or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, that in ESC Region 13’s sole discretion are objectionable or in violation of these terms and conditions.

Limitation of Liability

Under no circumstances, including, but not limited to, negligence, shall ESC Region 13 be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, ESC Region 13 materials. You specifically acknowledge and agree that ESC Region 13 is not liable for any defamatory, offensive or illegal conduct of any user. If you are dissatisfied with any ESC Region 13 material, or with any of ESC Region 13’s terms and conditions, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using ESC Region 13.

Notices and Procedure for Making Claims of Copyright Infringement

Pursuant to Title 17, United States Code, Section 512(c)(2), notifications of claimed copyright infringement should be sent to ESC Region 13.


This agreement is effective until terminated by ESC Region 13, at any time without notice. In the event of termination, you are no longer authorized to access the bulletin boards and the restrictions imposed on you with respect to material downloaded from the bulletin boards, the disclaimers and limitations of liabilities set forth in this agreement, shall survive.

ESC Region 13 and Privacy

Because your privacy is important to us, ESC Region 13 operates by these principles:
The website ("Site") is maintained by ESC Region 13, 5701 Springdale Road, Austin, TX 78723. We can be reached by e-mail at
We explicitly ask when we need information that personally identifies you ("Personal Information"). ESC Region 13 collects information online primarily to make it easier and more rewarding for you to use our services. Depending on the service you are accessing, you could be asked at various times to provide information such as your name, email address, or information about what you like and do not like. On other occasions such as when we provide online registration for events, we may request your credit card number to conclude the transaction, or your mailing address to ensure proper delivery. We request this information to provide our strongest value to you - a personalized online experience. We use your Personal Information to operate ESC Region 13 websites and we may occasionally inform you of new features, services, and products from ESC Region 13.
We may place a text file called a "cookie" in the browser files of your computer. The cookie itself does not contain Personal Information although it will enable the Site to relate your use of the Site to information that you have specifically and knowingly provided to the Site.
If at any time you believe a Site has not adhered to these principles, please notify us by email to and we will use all reasonable efforts to promptly determine and correct the problem.
ESC Region 13 will not sell or rent your personal information to anyone.

Publicity Notice

Photos and video may be taken of participants during professional development sessions and meetings offered by ESC Region 13 for promotional or instructional use by the service center. Multimedia use may include but is not limited to the ESC Region 13 website, social media accounts, live streaming, as well as printed materials. 


Your ESC Region 13 personal information is password-protected for your privacy and security. In certain areas uses industry-standard SSL encryption to protect data transmissions.

Questions or Suggestions

If you have questions or suggestions send an email to


This agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Texas without giving effect to any principles or conflicts of law. If any provision of this agreement shall be unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from this agreement and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.