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Links to other web sites and services
Unless you have a written agreement in effect with us which states otherwise, you may only provide a hypertext link to the Web Site on another web site, if you comply with all of the following: (a) the link must be a text-only link clearly marked "RFPConnect.com" or "http://www.rfpconnect.com; (b) the link must "point" to the URL "www.rfpconnect.com" and not to other pages within the RFPConnect.com Web Site; (c) the link, when activated by a user, must display the RFPConnect.com Web Site full-screen and not within a "frame" on the linking web site; and (d) the appearance, position and other aspects of the link must not be such as to damage or dilute the goodwill associated with our name and trademarks or create the false appearance we are associated with or sponsor the linking web site. We reserve the right to revoke our consent to any link at any time in our sole discretion.
Third party providers
RFPConnect.com may make available to you on the Site, links to, and information about, third party service providers ("Providers") which, in some instances, will offer special discounts or promotions to RFPConnect.com Members. You acknowledge and agree that:
- All transactions with such Providers are solely between you and the individual Provider, and not with RFPConnect.com.
- RFPConnect.com is not the agent, representative, trustee or fiduciary of you or the Provider in any such transaction.
- All such transactions with Providers are subject to the terms and conditions under which the Provider agrees with you to provide a service or merchandise.
- RFPConnect.com cannot and does not make any representations or warranties regarding the quality of the services provided by any Provider.
- You undertake all transactions with Providers solely at your own risk.
- All notices and information posted on the Site regarding Providers have been provided by the Providers or other third parties and RFPConnect.com does not warrant its accuracy or completeness.
In the event any Provider does not make available to you any discount, promotion or special offer which appears on the Site, you should contact us immediately.
All content included on this Site, such as text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips, and software, is the property of RFPConnect.com or its content suppliers and protected by international copyright laws. The compilation (meaning the collection, arrangement, and assembly) of all content on this site is the exclusive property of RFPConnect.com and protected by international copyright laws. All software used on this Site is the property of RFPConnect.com or its software suppliers and protected by international copyright laws. The content and software on this Site may be used only for the purposes intended by RFPConnect.com. Any other use, including the reproduction, modification, distribution, transmission, republication, display, or performance, of the content on this Site is strictly prohibited.
The graphics, logos and service names are trademarks and servicemarks of RFPConnect.com which appear on the Site may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not RFPConnect.com's in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among users or customers, or in any manner that disparages or discredits RFPConnect.com.
User's grant of limited license
With regard to all material you may post to this Site, such as on bulletin and/or message boards, you (a) grant RFPConnect.com and its affiliates and licensees the right to use, reproduce, display, perform, adapt, modify, distribute, have distributed, and promote the content in any form, anywhere and for any purpose; and (b) warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to the content and that public posting and use of your content by RFPConnect.com will not infringe or violate the rights of any third party.
Disclaimer of warranties
All materials, information, software, products, and services included in or available through this site (the "content") are provided "as is" and "as available" for your use. The content is provided without warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or noninfringement. RFPConnect.com, its subsidiaries, and its licensors do not warrant that the content is accurate, reliable or correct; that this Site will be available at any particular time or location; that any defects or errors will be corrected; or that the content is free of viruses or other harmful components. Your use of this Site is solely at your risk. Because some jurisdictions do not permit the exclusion of certain warranties, these exclusions may not apply to you.
Limitation of liability
Except as otherwise expressly provided on this Site in connection with certain services, under no circumstances shall RFPConnect.com, its subsidiaries, or its licensors be liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special, or consequential damages that result from the use of, or inability to use, this Site. This limitation applies whether the alleged liability is based on contract, tort, negligence, strict liability, or any other basis, even if RFPConnect.com has been advised of the possibility of such damage. Because some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, RFPConnect.com's liability in such jurisdictions shall be limited to the extent permitted by law. If, notwithstanding the above, RFPConnect.com is found liable for any loss or damage relating to the use of this Site, you agree that the liability of RFPConnect.com shall in no event exceed the fee or charge you have paid RFPConnect.com in connection with the transaction from which your claim arises.
Upon a request by RFPConnect.com, you agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless RFPConnect.com and its subsidiaries and other affiliated companies, and their employees, contractors, officers, and directors from all liabilities, claims, and expenses, including attorney's fees, that arise from your use or misuse of this Site. RFPConnect.com reserves the right, at it own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will cooperate with RFPConnect.com in asserting any available defenses.
Third parties users
Use of site
This Site or any portion of this Site may not be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose that is not expressly permitted by RFPConnect.com. RFPConnect.com and its affiliates reserve the right to refuse service, terminate accounts and/or cancel orders in its discretion, including, without limitation, if RFPConnect.com believes that your conduct violates applicable law or is harmful to the interests of RFPConnect.com and its affiliates. You represent that you are of sufficient legal age to create binding legal obligations for any liability you may incur as a result of your use of this Site.
Rules of user conduct
By posting information in or otherwise using any communications service, chat room, message board, newsgroup, software library, or other interactive service that may be available to you on or through this Site, you agree that you will not upload, post, or otherwise distribute or facilitate distribution of any content -- including text, communications, software, images, sounds, data, or other information -- that:
- is unlawful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, libelous, deceptive, fraudulent, invasive of another's privacy, tortious, contains explicit or graphic descriptions or accounts of sexual acts (including, but not limited to, sexual language of a violent or threatening nature directed at another individual or group of individuals), or otherwise violates RFPConnect.com's rules or policies;
- victimizes, harasses, degrades, or intimidates an individual or group of individuals on the basis of religion, gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, age, or disability;
- infringes on any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, right of publicity, or other proprietary right of any party;
- constitutes unauthorized or unsolicited advertising, junk or bulk e-mail, chain letters, any other form of unauthorized solicitation, or any form of lottery or gambling;
- contains software viruses or any other computer code, files, or programs that are designed or intended to disrupt, damage, or limit the functioning of any software, hardware, or telecommunications equipment or to damage or obtain unauthorized access to any data or other information of any third party; or
- impersonates any person or entity, including any employee or representative of RFPConnect.com.
You also agree that you will not harvest or collect information about RFPConnect.com Members or users of this Site or use such information for the purpose of transmitting or facilitating transmission of unsolicited bulk electronic e-mail or communications.
You further agree that you will not knowingly solicit or collect personal information from a minor without appropriate prior verifiable parental consent.
User comments, FeedBack and Other submissions
All comments, feedback, suggestions and ideas disclosed, submitted or offered to RFPConnect.com or in connection with your use of this Site (collectively, "Comments"), shall be and remain the exclusive property of RFPConnect.com and may be used by RFPConnect.com in any medium and for any purpose worldwide without obtaining your specific consent.
RFPConnect.com is not an investment advisor
You understand and agree that RFPConnect.com is not an investment manager, advisor, RFPConnect.com, or broker-dealer nor is it affiliated with any investment manager, advisor, RFPConnect.com, broker-dealer, or consulting firm. The information on this Site is intended for educational and informational purposes only. Accordingly, RFPConnect.com does not offer advice regarding the quality or suitability of any investment and assumes no responsibility or liability for any investment decisions or advice, treatment, or services rendered by any RFPConnect.com, expert panelist, broker-dealer, advisor, investment manager, or financial service provider featured on this Site. Prior to the execution of a purchase or sale of any security or investment, you are advised to consult with your broker or other financial advisor to verify pricing and other information. RFPConnect.com shall not have any liability for investment decisions based upon, or the results obtained, from the content provided herein.
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Severability and Integration
RFPConnect.com reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to all or part of this Site, with or without notice. You may also terminate your RFPConnect.com Membership at any time.
Monitoring and right to remove content
RFPConnect.com generally does not pre-screen, monitor, or edit the content posted by users of communications services, chat rooms, message boards, newsgroups, software libraries, or other interactive services that may be available on or through this Site. However, RFPConnect.com and its agents have the right at their sole discretion to remove any content that, in RFPConnect.com's judgment, does not comply with the Rules of User Conduct or is otherwise harmful, objectionable, or inaccurate. RFPConnect.com is not responsible for any failure or delay in removing such content.
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