Saturday, February 24, 2018

PRIVACY POLICY

The IAPMO Group (“IAPMO”) Web site is comprised of various Web pages operated by IAPMO. “IAPMO Web site” shall be defined herein to include www.iapmo.org, www.iapmort.org, www.iapmoes.org, www.iapmodwbp.org , www.isoiapmort.org, www.iapmortl.org, www.iapmostandards.org, www.iapmooceana.org, www.workingpressuremag.com, www.iapmoindia.org and all other Web pages operated exclusively by IAPMO (“Services”).

The IAPMO Web site is offered to you conditioned on your acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions and notices contained herein. Your use of the IAPMO Web Site constitutes your agreement to all such terms, conditions and notices.

PRIVACY POLICY
In addition to reviewing this Agreement, you should also read the IAPMO Privacy Policy to better comprehend how IAPMO collects and uses personal information.

MODIFICATION OF THESE TERMS OF USE
IAPMO reserves the right to change the terms, conditions and notices under which the IAPMO Web site is offered, including but not limited to the charges associated with the use of the IAPMO Web site.

You may not use the IAPMO Web site and may not accept the Terms if you are a person barred from using services that IAPMO provides under the laws of any country in which you are resident or from which you use the Services.

IAPMO reserves the right to disclose aggregated information to the larger public or media or more specific data that you separately and specifically agree that we can share, within infringing upon the users’ confidentiality.

LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES
The IAPMO Web site may contain links to other Web sites (“Linked Sites”). The Linked Sites are not under the control of IAPMO and IAPMO is not responsible for the contents of any Linked Site, including without limitation any link contained in a Linked Site, or any changes or updates to a Linked Site. IAPMO is not responsible for Webcasting or any other form of transmission received from any Linked Site.

IAPMO is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by IAPMO of the site or any association with its operators.

THIRD PARTY VENDORS
The IAPMO Web site contracts with third party vendors, including Google (together, “Vendors”). These vendors use cookies to serve ads based on your prior visits to this website or other websites. Vendors’ use of advertising cookies enables them to serve ads to you based on your visits to this site and/or other sites on the internet. You may opt out of Google ads by visiting your Google Ad Settings.

NO UNLAWFUL OR PROHIBITED USE
As a condition of your use of the IAPMO Web site, you warrant to IAPMO that you will not use the IAPMO Web site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions and notices. You may not use the IAPMO Web site in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden or impair the IAPMO Web site or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the IAPMO Web site. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the IAPMO Web site.

PASSWORDS AND ACCOUNT SECURITY
You agree and understand that you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of passwords associated with any account you use to access the Services. Accordingly, you agree that you will be solely responsible to IAPMO for all activities that occur under your account. If you become aware of any unauthorized use of your password or of your account, you agree to notify IAPMO immediately at privacy@iapmo.org.

LIABILITY DISCLAIMER
THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES INCLUDED IN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THE IAPMO WEB SITE MAY INCLUDE INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. CHANGES ARE PERIODICALLY ADDED TO THE INFORMATION HEREIN. IAPMO AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS AND/OR CHANGES TO THE IAPMO WEB SITE AT ANY TIME. ADVICE RECEIVED VIA THE IAPMO WEB SITE SHOULD NOT BE RELIED UPON FOR PERSONAL, MEDICAL, LEGAL OR FINANCIAL DECISIONS AND YOU SHOULD CONSULT AN APPROPRIATE PROFESSIONAL FOR SPECIFIC ADVICE TAILORED TO YOUR SITUATION.

IAPMO AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY, RELIABILITY, AVAILABILITY, TIMELINESS AND ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS CONTAINED ON THE IAPMO WEB SITE FOR ANY PURPOSE. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, ALL SUCH INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OR CONDITION OF ANY KIND. IAPMO AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THIS INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.

TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL IAPMO AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THE IAPMO WEB SITE, WITH THE DELAY OR INABILITY TO USE THE IAPMO WEB SITE OR RELATED SERVICES, THE PROVISION OF OR FAILURE TO PROVIDE SERVICES, OR FOR ANY INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS OBTAINED THROUGH THE IAPMO WEB SITE, OR OTHERWISE ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF THE IAPMO WEB SITE, WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF IAPMO (OR ANY OF ITS SUPPLIERS) HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF DAMAGES. BECAUSE SOME STATES/JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH ANY PORTION OF THE IAPMO WEB SITE, OR WITH ANY OF THESE TERMS OF USE, YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THE IAPMO WEB SITE.

TERMINATION/ ACCESS RESTRICTION
IAPMO reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to edit, refuse to post, or remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, or to terminate your access to the IAPMO Web site and the related services or any portion thereof at any time, without notice. To the maximum extent permitted by law, this agreement is governed by the laws of the State of California, and you hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts in the State of California in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of the IAPMO Web site. Use of the IAPMO Web site is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these terms and conditions, including without limitation this paragraph. You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment or agency relationship exists between you and IAPMO as a result of this agreement or use of the IAPMO Web site.

IAPMO performance of this agreement is subject to existing laws and legal process, and nothing contained in this agreement is in derogation of IAPMO right to comply with governmental, court and law enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of the IAPMO Web site or information provided to or gathered by IAPMO with respect to such use. If any part of this agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the agreement shall continue in effect. Unless otherwise specified herein, this agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the user and IAPMO with respect to the IAPMO Web site and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written, between the user and IAPMO with respect to the IAPMO Web site. A printed version of this agreement and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this agreement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form. It is the express wish of the parties that this agreement and all related documents be drawn up in English and the English language meaning of the Terms will govern your relationship with IAPMO.

PRIVACY AND PERSONAL INFORMATION
For information about IAPMO data protection practices, please read IAPMO’s privacy policy. This policy explains how IAPMO treats your personal information, and protects your privacy, when you use the Services. You agree to the use of your data in accordance with IAPMO’s privacy and membership policies.

PERPETUITY RIGHTS
When these Terms come to an end, all of the legal rights, obligations and liabilities that you and IAPMO have benefited from, been subject to (or which have accrued over time whilst the Terms have been in force) or which are expressed to continue indefinitely, shall be unaffected by this cessation, and the provisions of this agreement shall continue to apply to such rights, obligations and liabilities indefinitely.

ADVERTISEMENT
Some of the Services may be supported by advertising revenue and may display advertisements and promotions. These advertisements may be targeted to the content of information stored on the Services, queries made through the Services or other information. The manner, mode and extent of advertising by IAPMO on the Services are subject to change without specific notice to you.

COPYRIGHT AND TRADEMARK NOTICES
All contents of the IAPMO Web Site are copyright by IAPMO and/or its suppliers. All rights reserved.

TRADEMARKS
The names of actual companies and products mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.

Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.

NOTICES AND PROCEDURE FOR MAKING CLAIMS OF COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT
Pursuant to Title 17, United States Code, Section 512(c)(2), notifications of claimed copyright infringement under United States copyright law should be made in writing, sent to Service Provider’s Designated Service Contact: Legal Department, 4755 E. Philadelphia St., Ontario, CA 91761 (monte.bogatz@iapmo.org). ALL INQUIRIES NOT SUBMITTED ACCORDING TO THIS PROCEDURE WILL RECEIVE NO RESPONSE. IAPMO takes copyright protection seriously. Any repeat copyright infringers may have their accounts revoked or otherwise lose access to the IAPMO websites.

GENERAL LEGAL TERMS
The Terms constitute the whole legal agreement between you and IAPMO and govern your use of the Services (but excluding any services which IAPMO may provide to you under a separate written agreement), and completely replace any prior agreements between you and IAPMO in relation to the Services.

You agree that IAPMO may provide you with notices, including those regarding changes to the Terms, by email, regular mail, or postings on the Services.

You agree that if IAPMO does not exercise or enforce any legal right or remedy which is contained in the Terms (or which IAPMO has the benefit of under any applicable law), this will not be taken to be a formal waiver of IAPMO’s rights and that those rights or remedies will still be available to IAPMO.

If any court of law, having the jurisdiction to decide on this matter, rules that any provision of these Terms is invalid, then that provision will be removed from the Terms without affecting the rest of the Terms. The remaining provisions of the Terms will continue to be valid and enforceable.