TERMS OF SERVICE
No Professional Advice
No aspect of the Site is intended to provide, or should be construed as providing, any PROFESSIONAL advice of any kind. You should not disregard PROFESSIONAL advice or delay seeking PROFESSIONAL advice as a result of any content of the Site or consider any content of the Site to be a substitute for professional advice. CGT DOES NOT NECESSARILY RECOMMEND OR ENDORSE ANY SPECIFIC INFORMATION THAT MAY BE MENTIONED ON THE SITE.
Trademarks and Copyrights
CGT CONNECTS, the CGT CONNECTS logo, CGT STRATEGY and other marks displayed on our Site are the proprietary trademarks or service marks of CGT or third parties. CGT’s marks may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not CGT’s, in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among consumers, or to disparage or discredit CGT. All other trademarks and service marks not owned by CGT that appear on this Site are the property of their respective owners, who may or may not be affiliated with, connected to, or sponsored by CGT. You may not use, copy, modify or display any of the trademarks, service marks, names or logos appearing on the Site without the express written permission of the respective owner thereof.
All content contained on this Site, including, but not limited to, works of authorship, software, design, text, graphics, photos, logos, button icons, images, reports, articles, blogs, tools, templates, information regarding consultants and prospective projects, and data compilations; any improvements or modifications to such content; any derivative works based thereon; and the collection, arrangement and assembly of all content on this Site, is the property of CGT or its licensors and are protected by United States and international copyright and other intellectual property laws.
Blogs and Discussion Forums
We invite and encourage you to submit your ideas, opinions, feedback, statements, responses and/or other information and materials through our blogs and online discussion forums (collectively, “Content”). By submitting any such Content to us, you: (i) agree that you are solely responsible for your Content and any consequences of posting such Content, and that you have all legal rights necessary to upload such Content and to grant the rights herein; (ii) agree that CGT is not responsible for any Content, including any information or materials contained in a linked site; (iii) understand that CGT has the right, but not the obligation, to monitor all Content posted, and may remove any such Content that we deem, in our sole discretion, to be inappropriate, and/or deny you the ability to post Content, for any reason and without your consent; (iv) agree not to submit content that:
- infringes upon or violates any third party copyrights, trademarks or other intellectual property rights;
- is libelous or defamatory;
- is obscene, pornographic, or sexually explicit;
- violates a person's right to privacy;
- contains or advocates illegal or violent acts;
- degrades others on the basis of gender, race, class, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sexual preference, disability, or other classification;
- is predatory, hateful, or intended to intimidate or harass;
- misrepresents your identity or affiliation; or
- otherwise violates any local, state, national, or international law, rule or regulation.
Additionally, you hereby grant us a worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, non-exclusive and fully sublicensable right and license to reproduce, store, access, use, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works based on, incorporate into other works, transmit, distribute, perform, display and otherwise exploit your Content, in whole or in part, in any form, media or technology, now known or hereafter developed.
Use of the Site
The Site may include information regarding CGT, as well as reports, articles, blogs, tools, templates, information regarding consultants and prospective projects, and/or other information and materials proprietary to CGT or its licensors, as well as links to third party websites. You may download, view, copy and print such information and materials and any other aspect of this Site (i) solely for your personal, non-commercial informational purposes; and (ii) provided that neither the information or materials, nor any proprietary notices or disclaimers therein, are modified, obscured or altered.
You agree you will not interfere, in any way, with others’ use of or access to the Site and will not attempt to gain unauthorized access to the computer system of any other Site user. You further agree not to take any other action in connection with your use of the Site which violates any local, state, national or international law, rule, regulation or order of any court in conjunction with your use of the Site.
You agree to access the Site through a web browser, and specifically agree not to use any third-party applications to access the Site or any page of the Site. You further agree that you will not use any robot, spider or other automatic device, manual process or application or data mining or extraction tool to access, monitor, copy or use the Site. You also agree not to take any other action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on the Site.
Except as expressly provided herein or in a separate written agreement with CGT, you may not use, download, upload, reproduce, copy, duplicate, print, display, perform, republish, sell, license, post, transmit, disseminate, redeliver using “framing technology,” otherwise distribute, or commercially exploit in any way, the Site or any portion thereof or any information or content on the Site, without the prior written permission of CGT.
Unauthorized Use of the Site
In compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, 15 U.S.C. §§ 6501-06 and 16 C.F.R. §§ 312.1-312.12, we do not permit children under 18 years of age to use the Site. By using the Site, you represent that you are not under 18 years of age.
Links to Third Party Sites; Payment Services Providers
You acknowledge that, at any time, CGT may provide links to the websites of third parties via the Site. CGT is not responsible for the content of such links, or any products, services or other materials relating to any linked site or any link contained in a linked site. The display of any link does not necessarily imply endorsement by CGT of the linked site or any content therein.
IN NO EVENT WILL CGT BE LIABLE, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, TO ANYONE FOR ANY DAMAGE OR LOSS ARISING FROM OR RELATING TO ANY USE, CONTINUED USE OR RELIANCE ON ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES OR OTHER MATERIALS RELATING TO ANY LINKED THIRD-PARTY SITE, OR ANY LINK CONTAINED IN A LINKED SITE.
Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liability
YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE SITE, OR ANY INFORMATION, CONTENT, SERVICES AND MATERIALS CONTAINED IN, ACCESSED VIA, OR DESCRIBED ON THE SITE, IS AT YOUR OWN RISK, AND THAT ALL SUCH INFORMATION, CONTENT, SERVICES AND MATERIALS ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY APPLICABLE LAW, CGT MAKES NO, AND HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL, REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE AVAILABILITY, OPERATION AND USE OF THE SITE OR ANY REPORTS, INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS OR SERVICES ON OR ACCESSED VIA THE SITE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, AND IMPLIED WARRANTIES ARISING FROM COURSE OF DEALING OR COURSE OF PERFORMANCE. IN ADDITION, CGT DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE INFORMATION ACCESSIBLE VIA THE SITE IS ACCURATE, COMPLETE OR CURRENT, AND CGT IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS THEREIN OR FOR ANY ADVERSE CONSEQUENCES RESULTING FROM YOUR RELIANCE ON SUCH INFORMATION OR ANY OTHER ASPECT OF THE SITE. FURTHER, CGT MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES THAT THE SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, SECURE, OR FREE OF ERRORS, VIRUSES, OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.
IN NO EVENT SHALL CGT OR ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES OR LICENSORS, OR THE MEMBERS, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS OR REPRESENTATIVES OF CGT AND/OR ITS AFFILIATES AND LICENSORS (COLLECTIVELY, THE “CGT PARTIES”) BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF, ACCESS TO, RELIANCE ON, INABILITY TO USE OR IMPROPER USE OF THE SITE, OR ANY INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS OR SERVICES AVAILABLE THEREON (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL OR REVENUE, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, OR LOSS OF DATA), EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, AND REGARDLESS OF THE FORM OF ACTION, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT, OR OTHERWISE.
CERTAIN STATE LAWS DO NOT PERMIT LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN TYPES OF DAMAGES, AND THUS SOME OR ALL OF THE DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS OR LIMITATIONS ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
Modification or Discontinuance of the Site by CGT
At any time, without notice to you, and for any or no reason, CGT may modify or discontinue the Site or any content, services or aspect thereof. CGT shall in no way be held liable for any consequence which results from CGT’s decision to modify or discontinue providing the Site or any content, services or aspect thereof.
Denial of Access
CGT may prohibit you from using or accessing the Site, in whole or in part, for any or no reason, at any time, in its sole discretion, without notice to you.
Notice and Procedure for Making Claims of Intellectual Property Infringement
CGT respects the intellectual property rights of others. If you believe that any content on this Site may infringe your copyrights or other intellectual property rights, please provide CGT the written information specified below. Please note that this procedure is exclusively for notifying CGT that your intellectual property rights have been infringed.
- An electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the intellectual property interest;
- A description of the intellectual property right that you claim has been infringed;
- A description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Site;
- Your address, telephone number, and e-mail address;
- A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the intellectual property owner, its agent, or the law;
- A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the intellectual property owner or authorized to act on the intellectual property owner’s behalf.
CGT’s agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement or other intellectual property infringement on the Site can be reached as follows:
Intellectual Property Agent
Address: P.O.Box # 9115, Naperville, IL, 60567-9115