»Intellectual Property Information
This Web Site and all of the information it contains, or may in
the future contain, such as articles, opinions, other text, directories,
guides, photographs, illustrations, images, video and audio clips
and advertising copy (collectively, the "Content"), as
well as the trademarks, logos, domain names, trade names, service
marks and any and all copyrightable material and/or any other form
of intellectual property (collectively, the "Intellectual Property")
are owned by NCIC/BCI or other third parties and are protected from
unauthorized use, copying and dissemination by U.S. copyright, trademark,
publicity and other laws.
Nothing contained on the Web Site should
be construed as granting, by implication, estoppels or otherwise,
any license or right to use any Intellectual Property or other Content
displayed on the Web Site in any manner without the prior written
consent of NCIC/BCI or such third party that may own the Intellectual
Property or other Content displayed on the Web Site. Your misuse
of the Intellectual Property displayed on the Web Site, or any other
Content on the Web Site except as provided in these Terms, is strictly
prohibited. You are advised that NCIC/BCI will aggressively enforce
Intellectual Property rights to the fullest extent of the law, including,
without limitation, the seeking of criminal prosecution.
»Restrictions On Use Of The
As a user of the Web Site, you agree not to use the Content for
any unlawful purposes and not to violate NCIC/BCI Intellectual Property
rights or the rights of others, including, by, without authorization:
creating any derivative works based on the Web Site, the Content,
the Intellectual Property and/or any portion thereof (collectively,
the "NCIC/BCI Property"); deleting any copyright, patent
or trademark notice from the NCIC/BCI Property; distributing the
NCIC/BCI Property; or making copies of the NCIC/BCI Property available
to others (including via electronic mail, the Internet or otherwise);
modifying; publishing; transmitting; reusing; reposting; transferring;
selling; performing; displaying or in any way commercially exploiting
the NCIC/BCI Property.
You further agree that you will not upload
or submit any material, nor link to the Web Site, from any online
source that is unlawful, abusive, indecent or obscene, that promotes
violence or illegal acts, that contains expressions of racism, that
contains any solicitation of funds or unsolicited "junk"
electronic mail, that is libelous, defamatory, scandalous, or inflammatory
or is otherwise inappropriate. You agree not to submit or upload
any material that contains any viruses or other software that may
adversely affect the operation of another's computer, and not to
represent yourself as an individual other than yourself.
Your compliance with these Terms will be
determined by NCIC/BCI in its sole discretion. Any violation of
these Terms may result in restrictions on your access to the Web
Site and may be referred to law enforcement authorities.
BY USING THIS WEB SITE YOU AGREE TO INDEMNIFY,
DEFEND AND HOLD NCIC/BCI HARMLESS FROM AND AGAINST ANY CLAIMS, DEMANDS,
CAUSES OF ACTION, JUDGMENTS, DAMAGES, LOSSES, LIABILITIES, AND ALL
COSTS AND EXPENSES OF DEFENSE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, REASONABLE
ATTORNEYS' FEES, ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO YOUR BREACH OF THE
FOREGOING REPRESENTATIONS, YOUR VIOLATION OF THESE TERMS, OR A CLAIM
BY A THIRD PARTY THAT IS BASED ON YOUR USE OF THIS WEB SITE AND/OR
THE CONTENT IN VIOLATION OF THESE TERMS.
NCIC/BCI makes no representation or warranty whatsoever regarding
the completeness, accuracy, currency or adequacy of any information,
facts, views, opinions, statements or recommendations contained
on this Web Site and/or the Content. Reference to any product, process,
publication or service of any third party by trade name, domain
name, trademark, service mark, logo, manufacturer or otherwise does
not constitute or imply its endorsement or recommendation by NCIC/BCI.
Views and opinions of users of this Web Site do not necessarily
state or reflect those of NCIC/BCI. Users are responsible for seeking
the advice of professionals, as appropriate, regarding the information,
opinions, advice or content available at this Web Site.
The Internet may be subject to breaches of
security. NCIC/BCI is not responsible for any resulting damage to
any user's computer from any such security breach, or from any virus,
bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, error, omission,
interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission,
computer line failure or any other technical or other malfunction.
You should also be aware that email submissions over the Internet
may not be secure, and you should consider this before e-mailing
NCIC/BCI any personal or confidential information. NCIC/BCI makes
no representation or warranty whatsoever regarding the suitability,
functionality, availability or operation of this Web Site. This
Web Site may be temporarily unavailable due to maintenance or malfunction
of computer equipment.
NCIC/BCI SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES,
EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE WARRANTIES
OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT
WITH RESPECT TO THIS WEB SITE, THE CONTENT, THE INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY,
AND THE INFORMATION AND OTHER MATERIALS CONTAINED THEREON.
YOU AGREE THAT NCIC/BCI IS NOT LIABLE TO
YOU FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER BASED IN TORT, CONTRACT, STRICT
LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY DIRECT,
SPECIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES
RESULTING IN ANY WAY FROM OR IN CONNECTION WITH THIS WEB SITE, ITS
CONTENT, OR ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ITS TECHNICAL OPERATION OR
ITS CONTENT OR INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, EVEN IF NCIC/BCI HAS BEEN
ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, WHETHER CAUSED IN WHOLE
OR IN PART BY NEGLIGENCE, ACTS OF GOD, TELECOMMUNICATIONS FAILURE,
THEFT OR DESTRUCTION OF, OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO, THIS WEB SITE
OR ITS RELATED INFORMATION OR PROGRAMS. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER
PROVISION IN THESE TERMS, IN NO EVENT AND UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES
WILL NCIC/BCI BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY REASON OR ANY CAUSE OF ACTION
WHATSOEVER IN AN AMOUNT GREATER THAN FIFTY DOLLARS ($50).
The Content of this Web Site contains Intellectual Property that
is protected from unauthorized use, copying and dissemination by
U.S. copyright, trademark and other laws. If you link to this Web
Site, we require that you follow these guidelines. The link to this
Web Site must not damage, dilute or tarnish the goodwill associated
with any NCIC/BCI names and/or Intellectual Property, nor may the
link create the false appearance that your web site and/or organization
is sponsored, endorsed by, affiliated and/or associated with NCIC/BCI.
Under no circumstances may you "frame" this Web Site or
alter its Intellectual Property or Content in any other way. NCIC/BCI
reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate a link
with any Web site that it deems inappropriate or inconsistent with
this Web Site and/or these Terms.
NCIC/BCI is not responsible for the content
or performance of any portion of the Internet including other World
Wide Web sites to which this Web Site may be linked or from which
this Web Site may be accessed. Users are requested to inform NCIC/BCI
of any errors or inappropriate material found on Web sites to which
this Web Site is or may be linked.
»Information You Submit
any communication or material to the Web Site and/or NCIC/BCI by
electronic mail, in User Forums or otherwise, including any data,
questions, comments, suggestions, personally identifying information
or the like is, and will be treated as, non-confidential and non-proprietary.
and/or post to the Web Site and/or NCIC/BCI may be used by NCIC/BCI
for any purpose, including, without limitation, reproduction, disclosure,
transmission, publication, broadcast and posting. In addition, and
to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques contained in
any communication you send to the Web Site and/or NCIC/BCI, for
any purpose whatsoever including, without limitation, developing,
manufacturing and marketing products using such information. By
submitting materials to this Web Site or NCIC/BCI, you represent
that such materials are original with you and do not violate the
rights of any third parties, including, without limitation, any
Intellectual Property rights and rights of publicity and/or privacy.
All submissions to the Web Site and/or NCIC/BCI shall be the sole
property of NCIC/BCI and will not be returned.
NCIC/BCI reserves the right to, but is not
obligated to, delete, move or edit content, in whole or in part,
submitted by you to the Web Site and/or NCIC/BCI for any reason,
including a determination by NCIC/BCI, in NCIC/BCI's sole discretion,
that such content, is abusive, defamatory, obscene, in violation
of Intellectual Property, privacy or other proprietary rights, or
violates any NCIC/BCI Terms.
If in some circumstance you believe that
there has been a copyright violation of your work, please contact
our staff immediately.