Terms & Conditions
2. Change in Terms. Operator may change these Terms from time to time, with notice given to those completing a registration process (Registered Users). Your continued use of the Sites after any changes constitutes your acceptance of the new Terms. If you do not agree to abide by these or any future Terms, do not use the Sites and do not download materials from them.
3. Change in Sites. Operator may terminate, remove, modify, change, suspend, or discontinue any aspect of the Sites, including the availability of any features or content, which it controls. Service Providers, Affiliates, and Business Partners may also terminate, remove, modify, change, suspend, or discontinue any aspect of the Sites, including the availability of any features or content, which they control. Operator may impose limits on certain features and services, or terminate or restrict your access to part or all of any of the Sites without liability, provided that Registered Users will receive notice. Operator may also without liability: (a) remove, modify, or otherwise change any users’ Site access for material breach of this Agreement; (b) supplement or make changes to its user access or security procedures with notice to Registered Users; and (c) change the type or location of Operator equipment, facilities, or software used by it in providing access provided that no such action shall have the effect of amending or otherwise affecting the parties’ respective obligations under any contract with Operator or its Affiliates. All obligations created before termination shall survive termination.
5. Property Rights. Unless Operator or one of its Service Providers, Affiliates, or Business Partners specifically agrees otherwise, the following terms apply to all activity on the Sites:
(a) Confidentiality. The following restrictions apply to use of material on the Sites: (i) if any information is marked Proprietary or Confidential or words of like import, you will hold such information in confidence, use it exclusively in connection with the activities for which you are authorized on the Sites, and not publish or otherwise disclose it to others; (ii) if any information contains restrictions on use or disclosure, you will comply with the restrictions; and (iii) you will keep all restrictive language intact in all copies.
(b) Copyrights. Operator and its Service Providers, Affiliates, and Business Partners each reserve copyrights in all content that each provides to the Sites, including, but not limited to, design, text, software, technical drawings, configurations, graphics, other files, and their coordination, selection, and arrangement. You may not prepare derivative works based upon such content, nor may such content be modified, copied, distributed, framed, reproduced, republished, downloaded, displayed, posted, transmitted, or sold in any form or by any means, in whole or in part, without prior written permission of the copyright owner. No such activity may be competitive with or derogatory to Operator, its Service Providers, Affiliates, or Business Partners. All copyright or other proprietary notices must be kept intact. You may not distribute any of the content of any of the Sites to any other person unless that person accepts all obligations under these Terms. Any copyright owner consent may be revoked at any time, and such consent does not include consent to republish Site information on any other Internet, Intranet, or Extranet site or to incorporate the information in any other database or compilation, unless expressly given in writing. Any other use of the content of this Site is strictly prohibited.
(c) Trademarks. No trademark, service mark, certification mark, collective mark, or trade dress (collectively Trademarks) owned by Operator, Service Providers, Affiliates, or Business Partners may be copied, imitated, or used, in whole or in part, without prior written permission of the owner of the relevant Trademark. All page headers, custom graphics, and button icons may be Trademarks owned by Operator, Service Providers, Affiliates, or Business Partners, which may not be copied, imitated, or used, in whole or in part, without the relevant owner’s prior written permission. No rights to use any Trademarks are granted under these Terms. Certain company names and products mentioned on the Sites may be claimed as Trademarks by their respective owners, who may not be affiliated with Operator, Service Providers, Affiliates, or Business Partners.
(d) Patents. Some products and processes used on the Sites may be covered by, or may be subject to, one or more patents and are subject to other trade secret and proprietary rights. Operator, Service Providers, Affiliates and Business Partners reserve all such rights. You agree not to infringe upon such rights or decompile, reverse engineer, or disassemble any of the products or processes on the Sites.
(e) Software. Any software, including any files, images generated by the software, code, and data accompanying the software (collectively, “Software”), used or accessible through the Sites may be used by you solely for accessing and using the Sites for purposes expressly stated on the Sites or in an applicable written document, provided that such uses are not competitive with or derogatory to Operator or its Service Providers, Affiliates, or Business Partners. Operator and its Service Providers, Affiliates, and Business Partners retain full and complete title to and all intellectual property rights they may own in the Software. You agree not to copy, distribute, sell, modify, decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble, or create derivative works based upon any Software.