Legal Notices

Legal Notices

Welcome to this website ("Site"), which is owned and operated by the Certification Institute (hereinafter "CI"). CI maintains the Site as a service to its visitors and participants ("Users"), subject to the following terms and conditions concerning the use of the Site and any amendments thereto ("Terms of Use"). When you use the Site, you accept and agree to be bound by the Terms of Use. CI reserves the right to modify content on the Site and these Terms of Use periodically without prior notice.

Use of Content on the Site

You may view, download, and print contents from the Site subject to the following conditions: (a) the content may be used solely for purposes specifically authorized by the Site; (b) the content may not be deleted, modified, or altered in any way: and (c) the content may not be used by a User to compete with CI or given by a User to any third party that may use the content to compete with CI. You may not reproduce, republish, distribute, post, transmit, prepare derivative works, or otherwise use the content other than as explicitly permitted herein without the prior written permission of CI. To request permission, contact CI by e-mail at Help@CertificationInstitute.com or by mail at One Financial Centre, 650 S. Shackleford Rd., Suite 327, Little Rock, AR 72211-3503.

You may not frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any trademark, logo, or other proprietary information (including images, text, page layout, or form) of CI without the express written consent of CI. You may not use any meta tags or any other "hidden text" utilizing CI's name or trademarks without the express written consent of CI. You may not use any CI logo or other proprietary graphic or trademark as part of the link without express written permission.

You agree that you do not have, and will not claim, any ownership rights in the Site, or any content on the Site. Any unauthorized attempt to modify our content, to defeat or circumvent our security features or to utilize this Site for other than its intended purposes is strictly prohibited.

Reviews, Comments, Communications, And Other Content

You may submit comments and provide other content so long as the content is not obscene, illegal, threatening, or defamatory and so long as the content does not invade the privacy or infringe the intellectual property of a third party. Further, such content may not contain software viruses, mass mailings, chain letters, or any form of "spam." You may not use a false e-mail address, impersonate any person or entity, or otherwise mislead as to the origin of the information.

By submitting information, you grant CI a nonexclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, and fully sublicensable right to reproduce, use, modify, publish, adapt, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, and display such submission throughout the world in any media. We will not use such submission in a way that is inconsistent with our Privacy Policy or with the terms of any agreement you have entered into with CI. By submitting information you also represent and warrant that that the content is accurate; you own or have permission to use the content that you submit; and that use of the content will not cause injury to any person or entity and will not violate any applicable law or ordinance.

Products and Services Offered By CI on the Site

CI offers products and services on the Site. When you enroll as a User to obtain a product or service from CI on the Site, you accept the specific agreement applicable to that product or service. Your use of any such product or service offered on the Site is governed by the terms and conditions in the agreement for that product or service. Except as provided in that agreement, CI does not warrant that any product descriptions or content contained in this Site is accurate, current, reliable, complete, or error-free. In the event of a dispute between the terms of any such agreement and these Terms of Use, the terms of such agreement will control.

Copyright Information

The Site and the content within the Site are the property of CI or its suppliers or licensors and are protected by United States copyright laws and international treaty provisions. The compilation, organization and display of the content as well as all software, inventions and proprietary business methods and processes used on and in connection with this Site are the exclusive property of CI. CI reserves all rights not specifically granted in any agreements with CI or in the Terms of Use.

Copyright Complaints

CI respects the intellectual property of others. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please follow our Notice and Procedure for Making Claims of Copyright Infringement.

Trademark Information

Certification Institute is a trademark of CI. Other CI marks, graphics, logos, page headers, button icons, scripts noted on the Site are CI's service marks, trademarks and trade dress and are the sole and exclusive property of CI. CI's service marks, trademarks and trade dress may not be used in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among customers or the dilution of such marks, in any manner that disparages or discredits CI, or in connection with any service or product that is not sponsored, endorsed or produced by CI. All other marks not owned by CI or its subsidiaries 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 CI or its subsidiaries.

Privacy Statements

Because we respect your right to privacy, we have developed a Privacy Statement to inform you about our privacy practices. CI is a licensee of the TRUSTe Privacy Program and is authorized to use the TRUSTe trustmark. Please view the Privacy Policy applicable to the Site.

Third Party Web Sites and Information

The Site may provide hyperlinks to third party websites or access to third party content. CI does not control, endorse, or guarantee content found in such sites. You agree that CI is not responsible for any content, associated links, resources, or services associated with a third party site. You further agree that CI shall not be liable for any loss or damage of any sort associated with your use of third party content. Links and access to these sites are provided for your convenience only.

Disclaimer

EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY STATED IN AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOU AND CI, ALL CONTENT, SERVICES, PRODUCTS AND SOFTWARE PROVIDED ON THIS WEB SITE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. CI AND ITS SUPPLIERS AND LICENSORS DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THOSE OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. YOU AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THIS SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. CI DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE SITE, ITS CONTENT, OR THE PRODUCTS AND SERVICES IT OFFERS ON THE SITE MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS. SUBJECT TO THE TERMS OF ANY AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOU AND CI, CI, ITS SUPPLIERS AND LICENSORS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, EVEN IF CI, ITS SUPPLIERS OR LICENSORS HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. CERTAIN STATE LAWS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN DAMAGES. THEREFORE, SOME OR ALL OF THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS, OR LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

Indemnity

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless CI, its subsidiaries, affiliates, suppliers and licensors and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, attorneys, and agents ("Indemnitees") against all claims, liabilities, losses, damages, costs and expenses, including reasonable attorneys' fees, that the Indemnitees may incur (i) in connection with your use of the Site or any hyperlinked web site, (ii) resulting from any information or other content you supply, or (iii) resulting from your breach of these Terms of Use.

Applicable Laws

All matters relating to your access to and use of the Site shall be governed by the laws of the State of New York, without regard to its conflict of law principles. Any legal action or proceeding relating to your access to or use of the Site shall be instituted in a federal, state or local court in the State of New York and you agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of such court.

If there is a determination that any provision of these Terms of Use is invalid or unenforceable, that determination will not affect the rest of the Terms of Use and the Terms of Use shall be deemed amended to the minimum extent necessary to make them valid and enforceable.

Contact Information

If you have any questions regarding these Terms of Use, please contact CI at info@CertificationInstitute.com.

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