Terms of Service
This Web site (the “Site”) is provided by BALTORO. By using the site or downloading materials from the Site, you agree to abide by the terms and conditions set forth in this notice (the “Agreement”). If you do not agree to abide by these terms and conditions you are not permitted to use the Site or download materials from the Site.
LIMITED PERMISSION: Subject to the terms and conditions set forth in this Agreement, BALTORO grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable, limited right to access, use and display this Site and the materials thereon. You agree not to interrupt or attempt to interrupt the operation of the Site in any way. BALTORO authorizes you to view and download the information (“Materials”) at this Site only for (1) your personal, non-commercial use or (2) use in conducting business directly with BALTORO or one of its affiliated companies. BALTORO retains all rights, interest and title in the Materials and copies of the Materials, and any use thereof is subject to the following restrictions: 1) you must retain, on all copies of the Materials downloaded, all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the Materials; 2) you may not modify the Materials in any way or reproduce or publicly display, perform, or distribute or otherwise use them for any public or commercial purpose; and 3) you must not transfer the Materials to any other person unless you give them notice of, and they agree to accept, the obligations arising under these terms and conditions of use. You agree to abide by all additional restrictions displayed on the Site as it may be updated from time to time. This Site, including all Materials, is copyrighted and protected by worldwide copyright laws and treaty provisions. You agree to comply with all copyright laws worldwide in your use of this Site and to prevent any unauthorized copying of the Materials. Except for the limited use described above (which may be revoked at any time without notice), BALTORO does not grant any express or implied right to you under any patents, trademarks, copyrights or trade secret information.
DISCLAIMER: THE MATERIALS MAY CONTAIN INACCURACIES AND TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. BALTORO DOES NOT WARRANT THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THE MATERIALS OR THE RELIABILITY OF ANY ADVICE, OPINION, STATEMENT OR OTHER INFORMATION DISPLAYED OR DISTRIBUTED THROUGH THE SITE. ANY RELIANCE ON ANY SUCH OPINION, ADVICE, STATEMENT, MEMORANDUM, OR INFORMATION SHALL BE AT YOUR SOLE RISK. BALTORO RESERVES THE RIGHT, IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION, TO CORRECT ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY PORTION OF THE SITE. BALTORO MAY MAKE ANY OTHER CHANGES TO THE SITE, THE MATERIALS AND THE PRODUCTS, PROGRAMS, SERVICES OR PRICES (IF ANY) DESCRIBED IN THE SITE AT ANY TIME WITHOUT NOTICE.
THIS SITE, THE INFORMATION AND MATERIALS ON THE SITE, AND ANY SOFTWARE MADE AVAILABLE ON THE SITE, ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT ANY REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
THIRD-PARTY SITES: As a convenience to you, BALTORO may provide, on this Site, links to Web sites operated by other entities. If you use these sites, you will leave this Site. If you decide to visit any linked site, you do so at your own risk and it is your responsibility to take all measures to guard against viruses or other destructive elements. BALTORO makes no warranty or representation regarding, and does not endorse, any linked Web sites or the information appearing thereon or any of the products or services described thereon. Links do not imply that BALTORO or this Site sponsors, endorses, is affiliated or associated with, or is legally authorized to use any trademark, trade name, logo or copyright symbol displayed in or accessible through the links, or that any linked site is authorized to use any trademark, trade name, logo or copyright symbol of BALTORO or any of its affiliates.
INFORMATION PROVIDED BY YOU: BALTORO does not want you to, and you warrant that you will not, provide any proprietary ideas, concepts, or know-how through the Site. You agree that BALTORO is free to use any ideas, concepts or know-how that you or individuals acting on your behalf provide to BALTORO, and you grant to BALTORO an unrestricted, irrevocable, worldwide, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, display, publicly perform, transmit and distribute such ideas, concepts or know-how. You further recognize that BALTORO does not want you to, and you warrant that you shall not, provide any information or materials to BALTORO that are defamatory, threatening, obscene, harassing, or otherwise unlawful, or that incorporate the proprietary material of another.
LIMITATION OF DAMAGES: IN NO EVENT SHALL BALTORO OR ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES BE LIABLE TO ANY PERSON OR ENTITY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR OTHER DAMAGES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY LOST PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF INFORMATION OR PROGRAMS OR OTHER DATA ON YOUR INFORMATION HANDLING SYSTEM) THAT ARE RELATED TO THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE CONTENT, MATERIALS, AND FUNCTIONS OF THE SITE OR ANY LINKED WEBSITE, EVEN IF BALTORO IS EXPRESSLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
CHANGES: BALTORO reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change, modify, add or remove any portion of this Agreement in whole or in part, at any time. Changes in this Agreement will be effective when such change is posted. Your continued use of the Site after any changes are posted will be considered acceptance of those changes.
BALTORO may terminate, change, suspend or discontinue any aspect of the BALTORO Site, including the availability of any features of the Site, at any time. BALTORO may also impose limits on certain features and services or restrict your access to parts or all of the Site without notice or liability. BALTORO may terminate the authorization, rights and license given above and, upon such termination, you shall immediately destroy all Materials.
INTERNATIONAL USERS AND CHOICE OF LAW: This Site is controlled, operated and administered by BALTORO from its offices within the United States of America. BALTORO makes no representation that materials at this site are appropriate or available for use at other locations outside of the United States and access to them from territories where their contents are illegal is prohibited. You may not use the Site or export the Materials in violation of U. S. export laws and regulations. If you access this Site from a location outside of the United States, you are responsible for compliance with all local laws. These Terms and Conditions of use shall be governed by the laws of the State of Illinois, USA, without giving effect to its conflict of laws provisions.
SCOPE OF AGREEMENT AND LIMITATION OF ACTIONS: This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between BALTORO and you with respect to your use of the Site. If for any reason a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision of the Agreement or portion thereof, to be unenforceable, that provision shall be enforced to the maximum extent permissible so as to affect the intent of the Agreement, and the remainder of this Agreement shall continue in full force and effect. Any cause of action you may have with respect to your use of the Site must be commenced within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arises.