License Grant and Restrictions
This TOU provides to You a personal, revocable, limited, non-exclusive, non-sublicensable, and non-transferable license to use and access the Site during the Term specified herein solely for Your personal, private, informational use, conditioned on Your continued compliance with all provisions of this TOU (including without limitation any external terms and documentation linked or referenced herein).
When using the Site in accordance with the foregoing license, You shall not directly or indirectly (a) use the Site to create any service, software or documentation that performs substantially the same functionality as the Site, (b) disassemble, decompile, reverse-engineer, or use any other means to attempt to discover any source code, algorithms, trade secrets, or applications underlying the Site or any of its webpages, content, or features, (c) encumber, sublicense, transfer, distribute, rent, lease, time-share, or use the Site in any service bureau arrangement or otherwise for the benefit of any third party, (d) adapt, combine, create derivative works of, or otherwise modify the Site, (e) disable, circumvent, or otherwise avoid or undermine any security device, mechanism, protocol, or procedure implemented in the Site, (f) use or access the Site for any unlawful, fraudulent, deceptive, tortious, malicious, or otherwise harmful or injurious purpose, (g) remove, obscure, deface, or alter any proprietary rights notices on any element of the Site or accompanying documentation, or (h) use the Site in any manner which could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Site or interfere with any third party’s authorized use of the Site.
You represent that You are at least eighteen (18) years of age or the legal age of majority in Your jurisdiction (whichever is greater). You agree to provide true, accurate, current, and complete information (which You have all necessary rights, permission(s), prior express consent, or authority to provide) when submitting information to or through the Site, including without limitation any email address or other contact information. In addition, You are responsible for compliance with all applicable laws, rules, and regulations, including but not limited to all laws and regulations governing consumer protection, unfair competition, commercial electronic mail (email) and messages, advertising, privacy, and data security with respect to Your use of the Site. If You access the Site on behalf of any organization, Your organization shall be bound to this TOU and be liable for any breach by You. You represent that You have all rights, power, and authority to agree to this TOU on behalf of Your organization.
The Site is not intended for use or access by any individual under the age of thirteen (13) years, and Company does not knowingly, willingly, or intentionally collect personal information from such individuals in any medium for any purpose.
Company may send emails or other electronic messages to You concerning Your use of the Site, including without limitation by providing alerts or notifications within the Site. You consent to receive such electronic communications and You agree that all such electronic communications constitute valid legal notices satisfying any requirement that such notices be in writing.
Links to Third-Party Sites and Services
COMPANY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS RESPONSIBILITY AND LIABILITY FOR ANY THIRD-PARTY MATERIALS, PROGRAMS, APPLICATIONS, TOOLS, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES SET FORTH, DESCRIBED ON, OR ACCESSED THROUGH THE SITE, AND YOU AGREE THAT COMPANY SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE INCURRED AS A RESULT OF YOUR USE OF OR ACCESS TO SUCH THIRD-PARTY MATERIALS.
Third-Party Terms and Conditions
All content included as part of the Site, such as text, graphics, logos, and images, as well as the compilation thereof, and any software or other proprietary materials used on or integrated with the Site, are the property of Company or its applicable third-party licensors, and are protected by copyright and other domestic and international laws governing intellectual property and proprietary rights. Company reserves all rights in the Site not expressly granted herein.
You agree that You do not acquire any ownership rights in any part of the Site under this TOU or through Your use of the Site. Company does not grant You any rights or licenses, express or implied, to any intellectual property hereunder except as specifically authorized by this TOU.
You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Company and its officers, directors, employees, agents, successors, and assigns from and against any losses, liabilities, damages, debts, demands, costs, and expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) relating to or arising out of (a) Your violation of this TOU, (b) Your infringement, misappropriation, or violation of any personal or proprietary rights of a third party, and/or (c) Your violation of applicable laws, rules, or regulations. Company reserves the right, at its own cost, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by You, in which event You will fully cooperate with Company in asserting any available defenses.
Disclaimers and Excluded Liability
COMPANY DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE SITE WILL OPERATE ERROR-FREE OR ON AN UNINTERRUPTED BASIS. THE SITE IS PROVIDED “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE,” AND TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, COMPANY HEREBY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY, OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. COMPANY DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE SITE WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS, SPECIFICATIONS, OR REQUIREMENTS, OR THAT THE SITE WILL BE FREE OF VIRUSES, MALWARE, OR ERRORS. COMPANY FURTHER EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTY REGARDING THE LOSS OR CORRUPTION OF DATA OR CONTENT UPLOADED TO, STORED BY, OR TRANSMITTED BY THE SITE OR SERVICES.
IN NO EVENT SHALL COMPANY BE LIABLE HEREUNDER, REGARDLESS OF THE FORM OF ANY CLAIM OR ACTION (WHETHER IN CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, STATUTORY LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE), FOR ANY LOSS OR INACCURACY OF DATA, LOSS, OR INTERRUPTION OF USE, OR COST OF PROCURING SUBSTITUTE TECHNOLOGY, GOODS OR SERVICES, OR ANY INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, RELIANCE, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF BUSINESS, REVENUES, PROFITS AND/OR GOODWILL, EVEN IF SUCH DAMAGES WERE REASONABLY FORSEEABLE OR IF COMPANY WAS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
CERTAIN JURISDICTIONS AND LAWS MAY NOT PERMIT SOME OR ALL OF THE DISCLAIMERS OF LIABILITY SET FORTH IN THIS SECTION. IN THE EVENT THAT SUCH A JURISDICTION OR LAW APPLIES TO THE SUBJECT MATTER OF THIS TOU, THE FOREGOING DISCLAIMERS WILL APPLY TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.
Term, Termination, and Suspension
This TOU takes effect (or re-takes effect) at the moment You first access or use the Site. Company reserves the right at any time and on any grounds, including without limitation any reasonable belief of fraudulent or unlawful activity, to deny or suspend Your access to the Site or to any portion thereof in order to protect its name and goodwill, its business, the security and stability of the Site, and/or the rights of others. This TOU terminates automatically if You fail to comply with any provision hereof, subject to the survival rights of certain provisions identified below. You may also terminate this TOU at any time by ceasing to use the Site, but each re-access or renewed use of the Site will reapply the TOU to You. Upon termination or expiration of the TOU for any reason, all licenses granted by Company hereunder shall immediately terminate, and You must immediately cease all use of the Site. The provisions of this TOU concerning Company’s proprietary rights, disclaimers of warranty and liability, limitations of liability, waiver and severability, entire agreement, indemnification rights, injunctive relief, and governing law will survive the termination of this TOU for any reason.
Company reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate or suspend Your access to the Site or any feature or portion thereof at any time, without notice to You, if Company reasonably determines or suspects that You are in violation of this TOU and/or that Your continued use thereof would cause harm to any person or entity.
Governing Law and Venue
This TOU is governed by the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia, United States of America, without reference to its principles of conflict of laws. The Site may not be used or accessed from or in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of this TOU, including without limitation this paragraph. Any claim, suit, or other proceeding arising under or in connection with this TOU shall be brought exclusively before the state courts sitting in Fairfax County or federal courts in the City of Alexandria, Virginia, and You consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of such courts for the final resolution thereof.
The relationship between You and Company under this TOU is that of independent contractors, and nothing herein or in Your use of the Site shall be construed as creating any joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship.
Security and Compliance
Company reserves the right to view, monitor, and record Your activity on the Site without notice or permission from You. Company’s provision of the Site is subject to existing laws and legal process, and nothing contained herein shall restrict or reduce Company’s ability to comply with governmental, court, and law enforcement requests or requirements involving Your use of the Site or information provided to or gathered by Company with respect to such use.
You represent and warrant that You are not: (a) located in a country that is subject to a U.S. government embargo; or (b) listed on any U.S. government list of prohibited or restricted parties. You hereby agree that (i) You will comply with all applicable sanctions and export control laws, and (ii) You are solely responsible for ensuring that the Site is used, disclosed, and/or accessed only in accordance with all applicable sanctions and export control laws.
Severability and Waiver
If any part of this TOU is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to court order or other operation of applicable law, such provision shall be deemed severed from this TOU, and the remainder of this TOU shall continue in full force and effect to the maximum extent permitted under applicable law.
Failure to insist on strict performance of any of this TOU will not operate as a waiver of any subsequent default or failure of performance. No waiver by Company of any right under this TOU will be deemed to be either a waiver of any other right or provision or a waiver of that same right or provision at any other time.
You acknowledge that any breach, threatened or actual, of this TOU would cause irreparable injury to Company not readily quantifiable as money damages, such that Company would not have an adequate remedy at law. You therefore agree that Company shall be entitled, in addition to other available remedies, to seek and be awarded an injunction or other appropriate equitable relief from a court of competent jurisdiction restraining any such breach of Your obligations, without the necessity of posting bond or other security.
Changes to Terms
Please note that Company reserves the right to change the terms and conditions of this TOU by posting a revised set of terms, or mailing and/or emailing notice thereof to You (or such other method as may be required by applicable law). In addition, Company may add, modify, or delete any aspect, component, or feature of the Site, but Company is not under any obligation to provide any upgrade, enhancement, or modification. Your continued use of the Site following any announced change will be deemed as conclusive acceptance of any change to the TOU. Accordingly, please review the TOU on a periodic basis.
If You have any questions or comments regarding this TOU, please contact Company at: