June 1, 2004
The following states the terms and conditions for use of this site. Please review these terms before using the site; use constitutes agreement by the user to be bound by these terms and conditions.
The information appearing on this Web site does not constitute legal advice or give rise to an attorney-client relationship. Links on this Web site to other internet resources are not intended to state or imply that the Silicon Valley Association of General Counsel, Ivy Associates or any other organization sponsors, is affiliated with or is associated with the linked sites. Use of information on and linked through this Web site is entirely at the userís own risk.
SILICON VALLEY ASSOCIATION OF GENERAL COUNSEL, IVY ASSOCIATES and any organization affiliated with the operation of this web site assume no liability for the use or interpretation of information contained herein. This information is provided "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTY RIGHTS. RESPONSIBILITY IS EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMED FOR ANY LOSS, INJURY, CLAIM, LIABILITY, OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND RESULTING FROM, ARISING OUT OF OR ANY WAY RELATED TO (A) ANY ERRORS IN OR OMISSIONS FROM THIS WEB SITE AND ITS CONTENT, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO TECHNICAL INACCURACIES AND TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS, (B) ANY THIRD PARTY WEB SITES OR CONTENT THEREIN DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY ACCESSED THROUGH LINKS IN THIS WEB SITE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY ERRORS IN OR OMISSIONS CONTAINED THEREIN, (C) THE UNAVAILABILITY OF THIS WEB SITE OR ANY PORTION THEREOF, (D) THE USE
OF THIS WEB SITE, OR (E) THE USE OF ANY EQUIPMENT OR SOFTWARE IN CONNECTION WITH THIS WEB SITE.
General Terms and Conditions
This Web site ("Site") is a service made available by Ivy Associates and/or the Silicon Valley Association of General Counsel (collectively, "Provider") and all content, information and software provided on and through the Web Site ("Content") may be used solely under the following terms and conditions ("Terms").
License. Users of this Site are granted a nonexclusive, nontransferable, revocable, limited license to access and use the Site and Content in accordance with these Terms. Provider may terminate this license at any time for any reason. Except as expressly provided, nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring any license or right, by implication, estoppel or otherwise, under copyright or other intellectual property rights.
Limitations on Use. The Site and Content are for personal use only and not for commercial exploitation. Users may not decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble, rent, lease, loan, sell, sublicense, or create derivative works from the Site or Content, or extract information about usage or users. Users may not copy, modify, reproduce, republish, distribute, display, or transmit for commercial, non-profit or public purposes all or any portion of the Site, except with prior written permission from the Provider. In no event may any person or entity make solicitations using data retrieved from this Site.
Linking. Links may be provided only to the homepage of this Site, provided (a) the homepage is not removed or obscured, by framing or otherwise, (b) the Provider is given reasonably contemporaneous notice of such link by sending an e-mail to SVAGC.firstname.lastname@example.org and (c) such links are discontinued if requested by Provider. For links to a section within the Site, forward a request to Provider at SVAGC.email@example.com and Provider will then indicate as to whether permission is granted, and if so on what terms and conditions.
Errors and Corrections. Provider does not represent or warrant that the Site will be error-free, free of viruses or other harmful components, or that defects will be corrected. Provider does not warrant or represent that the information available on or through the Web Site will be correct, accurate, timely, or otherwise reliable. Provider may make changes to Site features, functionality or Content at any time.
Third Party Content. Third party content (including advertisers and sponsors) may appear on this Web Site or may be accessible via links from this Site. Provider is not responsible for and assumes no liability for any error, misstatements of law, defamation, slander, libel, omissions, falsehood, obscenity, pornography or profanity in the statements, opinions, representations or any other form of content contained in any third party content appearing on the Site. Information and opinions in the third party content is neither endorsed by nor necessarily reflective of the beliefs of Provider.
Unlawful Activity. Provider reserves the right to investigate complaints or reported violations of the Terms and to take any action deemed appropriate including but not limited to reporting any suspected unlawful activity to law enforcement officials or other third parties and disclosing any information necessary or appropriate to such persons or entities relating to user profiles, e-mail addresses, usage history, posted materials, IP addresses and traffic information.
Remedies. Provider reserves the right to seek all remedies available at law and in equity for violations of these Terms, including but not limited to the right to block access from a particular Internet address to the Provider Web sites and their features.
Governing Law. This Site can be accessed from all states and countries around the world, with differing laws and regulations; accordingly, the Provider and User agree that California law, without regard to conflicts of laws principles thereof, will apply to all matters relating to use of this Site, and that disputes will be submitted to the exclusive personal jurisdiction and venue of the Superior Court of Santa Clara County and the United States District Court for the Northern District of California.
Modifications. Provider reserves the right to change these Terms at any time. Updated versions of the Terms that appear on this Site will be effective immediately. The user is responsible for regularly reviewing the Terms. Continued use of the Site after any such changes constitutes user consent to such changes.