USE OF THE INFORMATION AND MATERIALS OF THE GUILD'S WEB SITE
You expressly acknowledge and agree that The Guild's Web Site contains information, text, software, photos, video, graphics, music, sounds and other material (called "Materials") that are protected by copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, patents or other proprietary rights (called "Intellectual Property Rights"), that these Intellectual Property Rights are valid and protected in all forms, media and technologies existing now or developed later, and that all right, title and interest in and to these Materials, including but not limited to all Intellectual Property Rights, belong solely and exclusively to The International Guild of Professional Butlers or its licensors. Except as you may be expressly permitted by this Agreement, you may not use, modify, adapt, reformat, download, upload, post, reproduce, broadcast, publish, display, perform, transfer or distribute any Materials in any form, format or media or by means of any technology without obtaining the prior written authorization of The Guild and any other owner of the Intellectual Property Rights in such Materials.
The license granted herein is nonexclusive, personal to you and nontransferable, and use of The Guild's Web Site is regulated by the type of Membership you have purchased as described below. Individual Members are granted one user login and one user password that allows exclusive access to the Member's area of The Web Site. This area includes all aspects of The Forum, Teaching Resources, and instructor guides. This Membership allows for the Member to use, display, reformat, download and print Materials obtained through The Guilds Web Site solely for their own personal, non-commercial and educational purposes.
Without in any way limiting your obligations above, you agree not to otherwise reproduce, use, sell, transmit, publish, broadcast, or otherwise disseminate or distribute Materials from The Guilds Web Site to anyone, including but not limited to others in the same organization, whether or not for a charge or other consideration, including but not limited to use in connection with the sale, retransmission, distribution, publication, broadcasting, circulation or other dissemination, for any purpose, whether commercial or otherwise, without the express prior written permission of The International Guild of Professional Butlers.
If you wish to request permission to reproduce Materials from The Guilds Web Site for other than the specifically authorized purpose, or if you have any questions about the proper way to include such notices, contact The Guild. Members may access and use The Guilds Web Site from any computer and from any location where there is an Internet connection. The International Guild of Professional Butlers may change any of the terms in this Membership at any time. Changes will become effective when The Guild posts the modified Agreement on The Guilds Web Site.
This Agreement is the entire agreement between The International Guild of Professional Butlers and you with respect to The Guilds Web Site. Headings in this Agreement are for your convenience only and do not have any legal meaning or effect. If any part of this Agreement is invalid, the rest of this Agreement will remain in effect. The International Guild of Professional Butlers may change or discontinue any portion, feature or content of The Guilds Web Site at any time with or without notice to you. Likewise, The International Guild of Professional Butlers may at any time, with or without notice to you, restrict the use and accessibility of The Guilds Web Site as well as limit the duration and amount of use made of The Guilds Web Site.
By joining you certify to The International Guild of Professional Butlers that:
- The information you have provided to The International Guild of Professional Butlers in order to register as a Member is complete, accurate and current;
- You will notify The International Guild of Professional Butlers within 15 days of any change in your Member information; and
- You will not share your Login and Password with others
If any of these certifications is or becomes untrue, or if you do not comply in full with these requirements, The International Guild of Professional Butlers has the right to suspend and/or terminate your Membership.
You are responsible for complying with all terms and conditions of this Agreement, as modified from time to time, and with any other rules and regulations of which The International Guild of Professional Butlers gives you notice. You are also responsible for obtaining and using all computer hardware and software required for your access to and use of The Guilds Web Site and for any charges incurred for your own access to the Service through an Internet access provider or other third party service.
You are responsible for all uses of The Guilds Web Site through your Login and Password. You are responsible for protecting and securing your Login and Password from unauthorized use and disclosure. In the event that you become aware of or believe there has been any breach of the Service, such as the theft or unauthorized use of your Login and Password, you will notify The International Guild of Professional Butlers immediately.
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
THE SERVICE AND ALL INFORMATION, MATERIALS AND SOFTWARE ACCESSIBLE THROUGH THE SERVICE ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS-IS," "AS-AVAILABLE" BASIS. THERE ARE NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, BY OPERATION OF LAW OR OTHERWISE, REGARDING OR RELATING TO PRODUCTS OR SERVICES FURNISHED TO MEMBERS UNDER THIS AGREEMENT OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE GUILD'S WEB SITE. THE INTERNATIONAL GUILD OF PROFESSIONAL BUTLERS EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS
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You expressly agree that your use of The Guild's Web Site is at your sole risk. The International Guild of Professional Butlers does not warrant that The Guild's Web Site will be uninterrupted or error free; nor does it make any warranty as to the results that may be obtained from your use of The Guild's Web Site, or as to the accuracy, reliability, completeness, or content of any information, service, software or merchandise that may be provided through The Guild's Web Site. No statement, information or advice, including, but not limited to, statements regarding capacity, suitability for use or performance, whether made by a employee of The International Guild of Professional Butlers, reseller or other representative or otherwise, which is not contained in this agreement shall be deemed to be a warranty by The International Guild of Professional Butlers for any purpose or give rise to any liability of The International Guild of Professional Butlers whatsoever, and you agree that you will not rely on any such statement, information or advice.
Where The International Guild of Professional Butlers is a distributor, rather than a publisher, of Materials accessible through The Guild's Web Site, The International Guild of Professional Butlers exercises no more editorial control over such Materials than does a typical public library, bookstore or newsstand. The views and opinions expressed in such information do not necessarily reflect those of The International Guild of Professional Butlers or its content providers or licensors. Neither The International Guild of Professional Butlers nor its content providers or licensors make any warranties or representations regarding the accuracy, adequacy, truthfulness, completeness, or usefulness of such information.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE, SHALL THE INTERNATIONAL GUILD OF PROFESSIONAL BUTLERS BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANYONE ELSE FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING DAMAGES THAT ARISE FROM LOSS OF ANTICIPATED REVENUE, LOSS OF INFORMATION OR MATERIAL OF ANY KIND, LOST PROFITS, LOSS OF BUSINESS AND INJURY TO PROPERTY, EVEN IF THE INTERNATIONAL GUILD OF PROFESSIONAL BUTLERS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES) THAT ARISE IN CONNECTION WITH OR RESULT FROM YOUR USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE GUILDS WEB SITE INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, YOUR RELIANCE ON ANY MATERIALS, CONTENT, INFORMATION, SERVICES, SOFTWARE OR PRODUCTS OBTAINED ON THE GUILD'S WEB SITE, OR MISTAKES, OMISSIONS, INTERRUPTIONS, COMMUNICATIONS FAILURE, DELETION OF FILES OR E-MAIL, ERRORS, DEFECTS, VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, DELAYS IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, OR ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, OR THEFT, DESTRUCTION OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO YOUR RECORDS, PROGRAMS OR SERVICES. SOME STATES/COUNTRIES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, AND IN SUCH STATES/COUNTRIES THE INTERNATIONAL GUILD OF PROFESSIONAL BUTLERS LIABILITY IS LIMITED TO THE GREATEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.