Terms and Conditions of Use
Updated as Jun 6, 2016
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INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY OWNERSHIP
Except as specifically stated, all content and otherwise protectable features of the Websites, including but not limited to any names, logos, trademarks, service marks, brand identities, characters, trade names, graphics, designs, copyrights, trade dress, or other intellectual property appearing in the Websites, and the organization, compilation, look and feel, illustrations, artwork, videos, music, software and other works on the Websites (the “Content”) are owned by Direct Connect or used with permission or under license from a third party (the “Owner”) and are protected under copyright, trademark and other intellectual property and proprietary rights laws. As between Direct Connect and you, all right, title and interest in and to the Content will at all times remain with Direct Connect and/or the Owners. “Direct Connect,” the “Direct Connect” logo, and other marks, logos and titles are registered and/or common law trade names, trademarks or service marks of Direct Connect.
LIMITED LICENSE; RESTRICTIONS ON USE
DIRECT CONNECT ONLINE PRIVACY NOTICE
Direct Connect takes your privacy seriously. Direct Connect’s online Privacy Notice is incorporated herein by reference and describes the collection, use, and sharing of certain personally identifiable information that may be provided in connection with the use of the Websites. Please read and understand our Privacy Notice before accessing or using the Websites. Your continuing access and use of the Websites and related services signifies your acceptance of the Privacy Notice and is strictly conditioned upon your acceptance thereof. The Private Notice is available at http://directconnectps.com
COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT POLICY
You shall not use the Websites to transmit, route, provide connections to or store any material that infringes copyrighted works, trademarks or otherwise violates or promotes the violation of the intellectual property rights of Direct Connect or any third party. Direct Connect reserves the right, but not the obligation, to terminate your license to use the Websites if it determines in its sole and absolute discretion that you are involved in infringing or other harmful activity, including alleged acts of first-time or repeat infringement, regardless of whether the material or activity is ultimately determined to be infringing.
MODIFICATIONS AND UPDATES
FURTHER RESTRICTIONS ON USE
Linking to Direct Connect’s Websites from another website (“Linking Site”) is only allowed under the following conditions. A Linking Site may link to, but not replicate, Direct Connect’s content. A Linking Site shall not create a frame, browser or border environment to Direct Connect’s content and a Linking Site shall not imply that Direct Connect is endorsing it or its products. The Linking Site shall not misrepresent the Linking Site’s relationship with Direct Connect’s, shall not provide false information about Direct Connect products or services, and shall not unlawfully use the copyrights or trademarks owned by Direct Connect or others. Linking Sites shall abide by any and all applicable laws.
ACCESS TO DIRECT CONNECT DEVELOPER PORTAL
In order to use certain features of the Websites accessible through Direct Connect Developer Portal, you will need a User Name and Password. You may never use another’s User Name and Password without permission.
ACCESS BY CHILDREN
The Websites are not designed for or directed to children under the age of 13 and we ask that children under the age of 13 not submit any personally identifiable information. If you believe a child under the age of 13 has provided personal information to Direct Connect, please contact our designated DMCA agent immediately.
THE CONTENT AND ALL OTHER INFORMATION AND MATERIALS CONTAINED IN THE WEBSITES, INCLUDING DOCUMENTS, TEXT, GRAPHICS, CODE, LINKS OR OTHER ITEMS, ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE”. DIRECT CONNECT DOES NOT WARRANT THE ACCURACY, ADEQUACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THIS INFORMATION AND MATERIALS AND EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS LIABILITY FOR ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN THIS INFORMATION AND MATERIALS. THE DOCUMENTS, RELATED GRAPHICS AND OTHER MATERIALS PUBLISHED ON THE WEBSITES COULD CONTAIN TECHNICAL INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. NO WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, IMPLIED, EXPRESSED OR STATUTORY, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE WARRANTIES OF NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTY RIGHTS, TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND FREEDOM FROM COMPUTER VIRUS, IS GIVEN IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE INFORMATION AND MATERIALS. DIRECT CONNECT SHALL HAVE NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN THE CONTENT ON THE WEBSITES. DIRECT CONNECT DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE WEBSITES ARE COMPATIBLE WITH YOUR EQUIPMENT OR THAT THE CONTENT IS FREE FROM ERRORS, VIRUSES, WORMS, TROJAN HORSES, OR ANY OTHER HARMFUL, INVASIVE, OR CORRUPTED FILES, OR THAT THE WEBSITES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, SECURE OR ERROR FREE. DIRECT CONNECT IS NOT LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES YOU MAY SUFFER AS A RESULT OF SUCH DESTRUCTIVE FEATURES. SHOULD APPLICABLE LAW NOT PERMIT THE FOREGOING EXCLUSION OF EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, THEN DIRECT CONNECT HEREBY GRANTS THE MINIMUM EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTY REQUIRED BY SUCH APPLICABLE LAW. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM DIRECT CONNECT, ITS EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, SUPPLIERS OR ANY OTHER PERSONS SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY, REPRESENTATION OR GUARANTEE NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THIS SECTION.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
RELEASE AND INDEMNIFICATION
While Direct Connect appreciates your interest in Direct Connect and the Websites, Direct Connect does not want and cannot accept any ideas or information you consider confidential and/or proprietary. Except with respect to your personally identifiable information (as expressly provided for in the Privacy Notice), all comments, suggestions, ideas, notes, drawings, concepts, or other information disclosed or offered to us by you through the Websites or in response to solicitations on the Websites shall be deemed to be non-confidential and non-proprietary and shall be the exclusive property of Direct Connect. Direct Connect shall be free to use, for any purpose, any idea, concepts, know-how or techniques contained in information a visitor to this site provides Direct Connect through the Websites, without any compensation whatsoever. Direct Connect shall not be subject to any obligations of confidentiality regarding submitted information.
Software from the Websites is further subject to United States export controls. No software from the Websites may be downloaded or otherwise exported or re-exported: (a) into (or to a national or resident of) Cuba, Iraq, Libya, North Korea, Iran, Syria, or any other country to which the U.S. has embargoed goods; (b) to anyone on the U.S. Treasury Department list of Specially Designated Nationals or the U.S. Commerce Department’s Table of Deny Orders; or (c) any person or entity in any jurisdiction or country where such distribution or use would be contrary to local law or regulation. By using the Websites, you represent and warrant that you are not located in, under the control of, or a national or resident of any such country or on any such list.