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Disclaimers and Limitations of Warranties
Thompson’s HR Compliance Expert (hereinafter “this Site”) is provided as a research and reference tool. Although we make every reasonable effort to ensure that the information, analytical tools and data provided at this site are useful, accurate, and current, we cannot guarantee that the information, tools and data provided here will be error-free. By using this site, you assume all responsibility for and risk arising from your use of and reliance upon the contents of this site.
This Site and the information available through it do not, and are not intended to constitute legal advice. Should you require legal advice, you should consult your own attorney. References and links to products and services belonging to third parties are provided for your convenience and do not represent our endorsement of such products or services. Materials accessible from or added to this site by third parties, such as comments posted in chat groups, on bulletin boards or similar fora, are strictly the responsibility of the third party who added such materials or made them accessible and we neither endorse nor undertake to control, monitor, edit or assume responsibility for any such third-party material.
You may NOT submit or upload statements, data, or materials to this Site or any other Thompson Information Services® site, blog, electronic forum or product, that (i) are harassing, threatening, obscene, defamatory, racially or sexually offensive, invasive of others' privacy, or otherwise unlawful, (ii) contain viruses or other harmful computer code or data, or (iii) in our judgment have the effect of disrupting others' use of this site or other Thompson Information Services sites, blogs, electronic forum or product. "Unlawful" as used here means, without limitation, violation of any civil or criminal laws and the unauthorized use of proprietary materials owned by others, such as text and audio-visual material protected by copyright, trademarks and logos, and commercial uses of the name or likeness of persons living or dead.
You may NOT use this Site or any other Thompson Information Services site, blog, electronic forum or product, to advertise any product or service without our prior written consent. You agree that Thompson Information Services has the right, but not the obligation, to delete statements, data, or materials that you submit or upload that violate these guidelines or any of the terms of this Agreement. Thompson Information Services does not have the ability or the intention to pre-screen or edit statements, data, and materials submitted or posted to the site by you or third parties. Accordingly, you agree that Thompson Information Services shall have no liability to you or any third party for statements, data, or materials posted to the site or for the removal of such materials if it is brought to our attention and deemed by us to be in violation of this Agreement.
We expect that this site will be available to authorized users 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, but we cannot guarantee such availability. We will not be liable for any delay or temporary disruption in access, no matter for how long, due either to technical problems or to circumstances beyond our control. If you need access to our products during such a disruption in access to this site, please contact us to make alternative delivery arrangements.
This Site and its contents are provided "as is." We disclaim all warranties, express and implied, including the implied warranties of merchantability and of fitness for a particular purpose with respect to any information contained on, accessible through or derived by you from this site or related sites, and with respect to any products or services purchased by you through this site. We likewise disclaim any and all liability to you arising out of interruption or damage to your computer system or software as the result of accessing or otherwise using this site. We neither warrant nor represent that the services or information available through this site or related sites will enable you to achieve any particular result or outcome, legal economic, education, or otherwise. We will not be liable for any incidental, indirect, consequential, special, punitive or exemplary damages of any kind, including lost revenues, lost profits, or loss of data arising out of your use of this site. In the event that any of the foregoing limitations and disclaimers is ineffective, you agree that our maximum liability to you shall be the total of the fees you have paid to us in connection with your access to this site and/or for products or services you have purchased from us through this site.
Copyright and Trademarks
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By submitting any material to us, such as by posting a comment to a chat group or a bulletin board, or by sending us an e-mail or other form of message, you are thereby granting us a non-exclusive license to reproduce, display, distribute, modify and create derivative works from such material and to use such material and the fact of your authorship of it for marketing purposes. We reserve the right to remove from the site material submitted by third parties.
Termination of Site and Site Access
We reserve the right to change the content of this site or to discontinue it at any time, as well as the right to deny access to the site to any person whom we have reasonable groups to believe may be using the site for an unlawful or unauthorized purpose or in a manner that may harm us.
This agreement will be governed by the laws of the United States of America and of the District of Columbia, without regard to choice of law principles.
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