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These terms may be changed from time to time at QUADRANT's discretion. Your continued use of the Site after any such change constitutes your acceptance of the new terms. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO ABIDE BY THESE OR ANY FUTURE TERMS, PLEASE DO NOT USE THE SITE OR DOWNLOAD MATERIALS FROM IT.
QUADRANT may terminate, change, suspend or discontinue any aspect of the Site, including the availability of any features, at any time. QUADRANT may remove, modify or otherwise change any content, including that of third parties, on or from this Site. QUADRANT may impose limits on certain features and services or restrict your access to parts or all of the Site without notice or liability. QUADRANT may terminate your use of the Site at any time in its sole discretion.
Proprietary Rights / Copyright Policy.
Copyrights. All content on this Site, including but not limited to design, text, software, technical drawings, configurations, graphics, other files, and their selection and arrangement ("Content"), are either Copyright © 1999 - 2010 The Quadrant group of companies ("Copyright QUADRANT") or the proprietary property of QUADRANT affiliates or licensors. All rights reserved. The Content may not 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 QUADRANT's prior written permission, except that you may download and print content for uses that are not competitive with or derogatory to QUADRANT, provided that you keep all copyright or other proprietary notices intact. Please note that this limited consent may be revoked at any time and does not include consent to republish Content on any Internet, Intranet or Extranet site or to incorporate the information in any other database or compilation. Any other use of the Content is strictly prohibited. You further agree that you will not systematically extract, collect or harvest, through electronic means or otherwise, any data or data fields from this Site, including but not limited to customer identities. If you believe that your copyrighted material has been improperly used on this Site, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Trademarks on the Site that are either trademarks or registered trademarks of QUADRANT or its affiliates or licensors may not be copied, imitated, or used, in whole or in part, without the prior written permission of QUADRANT. All page headers, custom graphics, button icons, and scripts are service marks, trademarks and/or trade dress of QUADRANT or its affiliates, and may not be copied, imitated, or used, in whole or in part, without the prior written permission of QUADRANT. Other trademarks, registered trademarks, product names, and company names or logos displayed on the Site are the property of their respective owners.
Any software, including any files, images generated by the software, code, and data accompanying the software (collectively, "Software"), used or accessible through this Site may be used by you solely for accessing and using this Site for purposes expressly stated on the Site, provided that such uses are not competitive with or derogatory to QUADRANT. QUADRANT retains full and complete title or license rights, as the case may be, to all intellectual property rights in the Software. You agree not to copy, distribute, sell, modify, decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble or create derivative works from any Software.
User Conduct - General.
In using this Site, you agree: not to disrupt or interfere with the security of, or otherwise abuse, the Site, or any services, system resources, accounts, servers or networks connected to or accessible through the Site or affiliated or linked Web sites; not to disrupt or interfere with any other user's enjoyment of the Site or affiliated or linked Web sites; not to upload, post, or otherwise transmit through or on this Site any viruses or other harmful, disruptive or destructive files or to otherwise change or alter any information or content offered by or through this Site; not to use or attempt to use another's account, service or system without authorization from QUADRANT, or create or use a false identity on this Site; not to transmit through or on this Site spam, chain letters, junk mail or any other type of unsolicited mass email to people or entities who have not agreed to be part of such mailings; not to divulge your username and password to others either on or off the Site; not to attempt to obtain unauthorized access to the Site or portions of the Site which are restricted from general access.
Online Communications On and Through the Site.
Content, Product and Service Information - Limitations.
All content available through the Site, including but not limited to data, technical drawings, configurations, quote and order information, and product or service listings is believed to be accurate. HOWEVER, YOU SHOULD INDEPENDENTLY EVALUATE THE ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION AND THE USEFULNESS FOR YOUR PARTICULAR NEEDS OF ANY CONTENT, PRODUCT OR SERVICE AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE. Products and services are subject to change without notice. QUADRANT does not guarantee that products or services listed online will be available at the time of your order. All information on the Site is subject to the Disclaimers listed below.
Links and Third Party Content.
Links to Other Web Sites. This Site may from time to time contain links to other Web sites. These links are provided as a convenience and do not constitute an endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation by QUADRANT of -- or responsibility for -- the linked Web sites, any content, services or products available on or through such sites, or the companies associated with such sites.
Links from Other Web Sites.
All links to this Site must be approved in writing by QUADRANT, except that QUADRANT EPP consents to links in which: the link is a text-only link containing only the title of the home page of this Site; the link "points" only to the home page of the Site and not to deeper pages; the link, when activated by a user, displays the home page of the Site full-screen and not within a "frame" on the linked Web site; and the appearance, position, and other aspects of the link does not (i) create the false appearance that an entity or its activities or products are associated with or sponsored by QUADRANT or its affiliates, or (ii) be such as to damage or dilute the goodwill associated with the name and trademarks of QUADRANT or its affiliates. QUADRANT reserves the right to revoke this consent to link at any time in its sole discretion.
Third Party Content.
THIS SITE AND THE CONTENT AVAILABLE THROUGH IT ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT USE OF THIS SITE AND/OR ITS CONTENT IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK.
QUADRANT AND ITS AFFILIATES EXCLUDE ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND TO THE FULLEST EXTENT POSSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, BE THEY EXPLICIT OR IMPLIED, UNLESS SOMETHING ELSE HAS BEEN EXPRESSLY AGREED TO IN WRITING. THIS INCLUDES, INTER ALIA, ANY WARRANTIES FOR MARKETABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR A CLAIM NOT TO BE SUBJECT TO PATENTS.
YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT USE OF THIS SITE, INCLUDING ALL CONTENT, DATA OR SOFTWARE DISTRIBUTED BY, DOWNLOADED OR ACCESSED FROM OR THROUGH THE SITE, IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAQUADRANT EPP TO YOUR BUSINESS, YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF SUCH CONTENT, DATA AND/OR SOFTWARE.
YOU ACKNOWLEDQUADRANT EPP THAT QUADRANT DOES NOT CONTROL INFORMATION, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES OFFERED BY THIRD PARTIES THROUGH THE SITE. EXCEPT AS OTHERWISE AGREED IN WRITING, QUADRANT AND ITS AFFILIATES ASSUME NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR AND MAKE NO WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION AS TO THE ACCURACY, CURRENCY, COMPLETENESS, RELIABILITY OR USEFULNESS OF ANY ADVICE, OPINION, STATEMENT OR OTHER CONTENT OR OF ANY PRODUCTS OR SERVICES DISTRIBUTED OR MADE AVAILABLE BY THIRD PARTIES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, FRAMED CONTENT AND THAT RELATED TO SPONSORS THROUGH THE SITE. QUADRANT DOES NOT MAKE ANY WARRANTY THAT THIS SITE OR ITS CONTENT WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, OR THAT THIS SITE OR ITS CONTENT WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR FREE, OR THAT DEFECTS, IF ANY, WILL BE CORRECTED. NOR DOES QUADRANT MAKE ANY WARRANTY AS TO THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM USE OF THIS SITE OR ITS CONTENT OR AS TO THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS OR RELIABILITY OF ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED THROUGH USE OF THIS SITE.
NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM QUADRANT OR THROUGH THE SITE SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN WRITING.
SOME STATES OR COUNTRIES DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS, SO SOME OF THE ABOVE EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
Limitation of Liability.
EXCEPT AS SPECIFICALLY AGREED TO IN WRITING, UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, NEGLIGENCE, SHALL QUADRANT OR ITS PARENTS, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OR SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING FROM OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF OR THE INABILITY TO USE THIS SITE OR ANY CONTENT OR SERVICES CONTAINED ON THE SITE, OR ACCESSIBLE THROUGH THE SITE RESULTING FROM UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA, OR OTHER INFORMATION THAT IS SENT OR RECEIVED OR NOT SENT OR RECEIVED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLES, EVEN IF QUADRANT HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THE PARTIES ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THIS IS A REASONABLE ALLOCATION OF RISK.
SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. IN SUCH EVENT, OUR LIABILITY IS LIMITED TO THE REVENUES WE RECEIVED FROM YOU IN THE TWELVE (12) MONTHS PRECEDING THE APPLICABLE CAUSE OF ACTION.
In addition, you agree that you are solely responsible for actions and communications undertaken or transmitted under your account, and that you will comply with all applicable local, state, national and international laws and regulations, including but not limited to United States export restrictions, that relate to your use of or activities on this Site. This Site is controlled and operated in the United States. IF YOU ARE ACCESSING THIS SITE FROM OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES, AND ARE RESTRICTED UNDER THE LAW OF YOUR JURISDICTION FROM DOING SO, DO NOT ACCESS OR USE THIS SITE.
WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT?
In general, you can visit QUADRANT on the World Wide Web without telling us who you are or revealing any information about yourself, including your e-mail address. In this case, our web servers may collect the name of the domain you used to access the Internet and the web Site you came from and visit next. This information is aggregated to measure the number of visits, average time spent, page views, and other statistics about visitors to this Site. We may also use this data to monitor Site performance and to make the Site easier and more convenient to use.
Personal Information Collection.
For some services or areas on the Site, we will ask that you register if you have not already done so and to provide us with information about you and/or your company such as name, job title, email address, and other types of information which enable us to provide services and information to you. Once you provide us with information about yourself and/or your company, your browsing on this Site will no longer be anonymous. If you order product or use certain services available through this Site, we may ask you to provide further information, including, but not limited to, financial information (such as credit card and billing information), product information, and other personal information. We may also collect other information from you when you provide comments or participate in surveys.
If you use our Site to enroll to take courses or seminars on line, we may collect additional course registration information. In addition, for your convenience, QUADRANT may collect and maintain your course credit history.
If you use our online job search program, our Human Resources staff will review and process your application. If no opportunities are available at this time, we may keep the information you provided on file for purposes of identifying future employment opportunities for you at QUADRANT, its parent and/or other businesses within QUADRANT.
When you visit our Site, we collect certain technical and routing information about your computer to facilitate your use of the Site. For example, we log environmental variables, such as browser type, operating system and CPU speed, and the Internet Protocol address of your originating Internet Service Provider, to try to bring you the best possible service. We also record search requests and results to try to ensure the accuracy and efficiency of our search engine. We use your IP address to track your use of the Site. This "click Stream" data may be matched with the registration data you provide.
If you participate in any group forums or use other interactive tools (such as message boards or chat rooms) available on or through this Site, you should use care not to disclose personal or confidential information. In general, such forums may be viewed by others who visit the Site.
Please note that we do not knowingly solicit information from children and we do not knowingly market our products or services to children.
This Site may use two types of cookies. "Cookies" are small data files, typically made up of a string of text and numbers, which assign you a unique identifier. A "client cookie" is sent to your browser so that our systems remember your requests and keep track of the pages you view on our Site and which services you use. A "server cookie" is maintained on our system to recognize you when you return to the Site. This information allows us to better administer the Site and provide a more tailored and user-friendly service to you. You may set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie or to prevent cookies from being sent; if so, you may limit the functionality we can provide you when you visit our Site.
QUADRANT strives to have in place appropriate means to protect your information. We also require that other parties with whom we share our information provide an appropriate level of security.
SHARING OF INFORMATION.
We may disclose information about you to others if we have a good faith belief that we are required to do so by law or legal process, to respond to claims, or to protect the rights, property or safety of QUADRANT or others.
SPECIAL PROVISIONS FOR OUR EUROPEAN USERS.
HOW DO YOU ACCESS AND UPDATE YOUR INFORMATION?
Please contact us if you wish to modify or verify personal identifying information that you have submitted to us or if you have questions about the information maintained by us.