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1) Acceptable Use. This Site is intended to provide users with general information. Reliance on any information provided by us, our employees, others appearing on hawk-hill.com at our invitation or other visitors to the Site is solely at your own risk. Your use of the site is a privilege. Use of this website does not constitute or replace a professional relationship with a licensed professional.
a) Posting Rules.
i) Materials you post to the Site may not contain: (1) URLs or links to web sites that compete with the Site; (2) copyrighted material (unless you own the copyright or have the owner’s permission to post the copyrighted material); (3) trade secrets (unless you own them or have the owner’s permission to post them); (4) material that infringes on or misappropriates any other intellectual property rights, or violates the privacy or publicity rights of others; (5) anything that is sexually explicit, obscene, libelous, defamatory, threatening, harassing, abusive, or hateful; or (6) anything that is embarrassing or offensive to another person, group or entity.
ii) You may not use your Materials to: (1) impersonate another person, living or dead; (2) post false, inaccurate or misleading information; (3) except as provided in your directories of you own services, post advertisements or solicitations of business; (4) post chain letters or pyramid schemes; or (5) post opinions or notices, commercial or otherwise.
iii) Materials that encourage our users to “email for more details” are not permitted. Materials from any third party charging a fee are not permitted.
b) Conduct Rules:
i) You may not respond to postings by other users in any manner or for any purpose other than that which is expected. Responses soliciting business are prohibited.
ii) You may not send (or encourage or help others to send) unsolicited commercial emails to our users.
iii) Report inappropriate postings or conduct via our contact us page.
iv) You may not attempt to delete or revise any material posted by any other person or entity.
v) Any conduct by a user that in our sole discretion restricts or inhibits any other user from using or enjoying the Site is prohibited.
vi) We are under no obligation to monitor the conduct of our users, but we may investigate and respond when violations are reported.
c) Security Rules:
i) Users are prohibited from violating or attempting to violate the security of the Site, including, without limitation: (1) accessing data not intended for such user or logging into a server or account which the user is not authorized to access; (2) attempting to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of a system or network or to breach security or authentication measures without proper authorization; (3) attempting to interfere with service to any user, host or network, including, without limitation, via means of submitting a virus to the Site, overloading, “flooding”, “mailbombing” or “crashing”; (4) sending unsolicited e-mail, including promotions and/or advertising of products or services; (5) forging any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any e-mail or newsgroup posting.
ii) Violation of these Security Rules may result in civil or criminal liability. We will investigate occurrences which may involve such violations and may involve, and cooperate with, law enforcement authorities in prosecuting users who are involved in such violations.
d) Registration Rules.
ii) You are will be responsible for the actions of anyone who obtains your personal information and uses it to access the Site. You must notify us immediately of any unauthorized use of your information.
iii) We may terminate your account and/or your access to the Site at any time if we deem in our sole discretion such to be necessary or appropriate.
3) Rights Reserved.
a) We hereby grant you a limited, terminable, non-exclusive right to access and use the Site only for your personal use. This authorizes you to view and download a single copy of the material on the Site solely for your personal, noncommercial use. You must include the following notice in any downloaded materials: “Copyright hawk-hill. Except as otherwise expressly permitted under copyright law, no copying, redistribution, retransmission, publication or commercial exploitation of downloaded material will be permitted without the express written permission of hawk-hill.”
Notwithstanding the foregoing, you may request permission to license the publication of certain content via our contact page.
a) We make no representations or warranties whatsoever regarding the Site and any materials on the Site. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in these terms of service or elsewhere, the site is provided on an “as is” basis. to the fullest extent permitted by law, we hereby disclaim all warranties, express or implied, including, without limitation, any implied warranty of fitness for a particular purpose, any implied warranty of non-infringement and any implied warranty of merchantability. we make no warranty about the accuracy, reliability, completeness or timeliness of the site. we make no warranty that the site’s service will be uninterrupted, the site’s functions shall be error-free or, that the site or the servers that make it available are free of viruses or other harmful components.
b) The Site is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice. Under no circumstances will we be liable for any loss or damage caused by your reliance on information obtained through the Site. It is your responsibility to evaluate the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any information, opinion, advice or other content available through the Site. Please seek the advice of professionals, as appropriate, regarding the evaluation of any specific information, opinion, advice or other content. Never disregard professional advice, including medical advice, or delay in seeking it, because of something you have read on this Site.
Content on this educational website does not replace the advice of a licensed professional.
c) You are solely responsible for the content of any posting you make to the Site and any consequences arising from such posting. We assume no responsibility for materials posted by our users or any other actions, conduct or omissions of our users.
d) The opinions expressed by the blog post authors and blog post commenters are their own and are not our opinions or endorsed by us.
e) Further, we explicitly disclaim any responsibility for the accuracy, content or availability of information found on a site that links to or from the Site (a “third-party site”). We may offer links to, or incorporate into the Site, third-party sites that offer various products and/or services. We cannot ensure that users will be satisfied with any products or services that are purchased from such a third-party site, since such sites are owned and operated by others. We do not endorse any of such products or services, nor have we taken any steps to confirm the accuracy or reliability of any of the information contained in any third party sites. We do not make any representations or warranties as to the security of any information (including credit card and other personal information) users might be requested to give a third-party site. We strongly encourage users to make their own investigation of third-party sites before proceeding with any transaction with such third parties.
f) We do not endorse, and nothing on the Site shall be deemed to be an endorsement, representation or warranty of, any third party (including our directory members, users and bloggers), whether in relation to such third party’s products, services, websites, experience or background or otherwise. We do not make any representations or warranties with regard to any materials posted by our users, directory members or bloggers.
g) Your use of the Site, the Internet, any materials you post or access via our Site and your conduct online or offline are at your own risk.
6) Limits of Liability.
B) THE LIABILITY OF US AND ANY OF OUR OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES OR AGENTS TO YOU OR TO ANY OTHER PERSON FOR DIRECT DAMAGES SHALL BE LIMITED TO USD $100.
C) BECAUSE SOME STATES OR JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR NON-DIRECT DAMAGES, THE LIMITATIONS IN PARAGRAPH (A) ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU, BUT IN SUCH CASE, THE LIMITATIONS IN PARAGRAPH (B) SHALL APPLY TO BOTH DIRECT AND NON-DIRECT DAMAGES.
7) We respect the rights of all copyright holders. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide our us the following information required by the Online Copyright Infringement Liability Limitation Act of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. §512.
a) A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
b) Identification of the copyright work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site.
c) Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material.
d) Information reasonably sufficient to permit us to contact the complaining party.
e) A statement that the complaining party has a good-faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.
f) A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
8) Each party irrevocably consents and agrees that any legal action, suit or proceeding against either of them arising out of, relating to or in connection with the transaction contemplated hereby or disputes relating hereto may be brought only in United States District Court local to the registered business address.
Your continued use of the Site after the posting on the Site of any changes indicates your acceptance of such changes.