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CLOSING YOUR ACCOUNT
You may close your Account at any time by logging in to the suppliercompete.com Portal and following the instructions to cancel membership or by contacting a suppliercompete.com Representative. If your account is not closed before your next billing cycle your account will be renewed. Non active account will be automatically closed after 6 months. In the event of termination of your service agreement, sections: Exclusion Of Warranty, Limitation Of Liability, Indemnification, Prohibited Content and/or Activity, Links To/From Third Party Sites, Copyright/ Restrictions On Use Of Material. Trademarks, Service Marks, Logos, and Corporate Identifications Protected, would still survive.
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EXCLUSION OF WARRANTY
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LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
suppliercompete.com assumes no responsibility, and shall not be liable for, any damages to, or viruses that may infect your computer equipment or other property on account of your access to, use of, or browsing in this site or your downloading of any materials, data, text, images, video or audio from the site. We are also not responsible for any loss attributed to our failure to provide timely reminders to our users. In no event shall suppliercompete.com or any third party providers or distributors be liable for any injury, loss, claim, damage, or damages, including, but not limited to, any special, exemplary, punitive, indirect, incidental or consequential damages of any kind, whether based in contract, tort, strict liability, or otherwise, which arises out of or is in any way connected with (i) any use of this site or Content found herein, or (ii) the performance or non performance by suppliercompete.com or any third party providers, including, but not limited to, non performance resulting from bankruptcy, reorganization, insolvency, dissolution or liquidation even if such party has been advised of the possibility of damages to such parties or any other party.
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USER'S CODE OF BEHAVIOR
You agree not to post on the Site's public areas like chat, forums, blog etc. any content ("Content") that (a) is libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, abusive, harassing, or threatening, (b) contains viruses or other contaminating or destructive features, (c) violates the rights of others, including protections of copyright, trademark, patent, trade secrets or any right of privacy or publicity, or (d) otherwise violates any applicable law. You will not post on this Site any links to any external Internet sites that are obscene or pornographic. Any information that you provide to http://www.suppliercompete.com must be true, complete and accurate, must not represent you as someone else or falsely identify any third party, and must not violate any law, statute, ordinance or regulation. You may link to the home page of this Site; however, you may not link within this site or within frames on your site.
PROHIBITED CONTENT AND/OR ACTIVITY
You must use the Site in a manner consistent with any and all applicable laws and regulations. You agree that you shall not use suppliercompete.com Services to upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any Content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights of any party; on this matter, please refer to our DMCA Policy, which is herein incorporated by reference.
We reserve the right to take legal action in our sole discretion against anyone who violates this provision, including without limitation, removing the offending Content from the Site and terminating the membership of such violators.
In addition you agree not to:
- harvest or collect email addresses or other contact information of other Users from the Site by electronic or other means for the purposes of sending unsolicited emails or other unsolicited communications;
- transmit "junk mail", "chain letters", or unsolicited mass mailing, instant messaging, or "spam";
- solicit passwords or personal identifying information from other Users;
- use the Site in any unlawful manner or in any other manner that could damage, disable, interfere with, disrupt, or create an undue burden to the Site;
- circumvent or modify, attempt to circumvent or modify, or encourage or assist any other person in circumventing or modifying any security technology or software that is part of this Site;
- use automated scripts to vote, collect information from or otherwise interact with the Site;
- harass or advocate harassment of another person or User;
- attempt to impersonate another person or User;
- sell or otherwise transfer your Member profile;
- provide any email addresses, telephone numbers, street addresses, names or URLs in your member profile or anywhere else on this Site;
- post or otherwise make available any Content that We deem to be harmful, threatening, unlawful, defamatory, infringing, abusive, obscene, fraudulent, violent, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, offensive, racist, of a bigotry nature, or demonstrating hatred or physical harm of any kind against any group or individual;
- promote propaganda and/or symbols of organisations which are unconstitutional or illegal in your country;
- further or promote any criminal activity or enterprise or provide any information about illegal activities;
- involve commercial activities and/or sales without prior written consent from us such as advertising, contests, sweepstakes or any solicitation of donations;
- display an unauthorized commercial advertisement on the Site, or use this Site to perform any commercial activity without permission from us;
- register for more than one Member account or register for a Member account on behalf of another individual, group or entity;
- impersonate any person or entity, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent yourself, or your affiliation with any person or entity;
- include a photograph or video of another person that you have posted without that person's consent;
- post any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;
- use or attempt to use another's account without authorization from us;
- post or otherwise make available Content that, in the sole judgment of us, is objectionable or which restricts or inhibits any other person from using or enjoying the Site, or which may expose us or its Users to any harm or liability of any type.
suppliercompete.com and its affiliates do not claim ownership of the materials you provide to suppliercompete.com (including reviews, feedback and suggestions) or post, upload, input or submit to any suppliercompete.com or its associated services (collectively "Submissions"). However, by posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission you are granting suppliercompete.com , its affiliated companies and necessary sublicensees a non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free sublicenseable (through multiple tiers) right to use your Submission in connection with the operation of their Internet businesses including, without limitation, the rights to: copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate and reformat your Submission; and to publish your name in connection with your Submission. No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of your Submission, as provided herein. suppliercompete.com is under no obligation to post or use any Submission you may provide and may remove any Submission at any time at suppliercompete.com sole discretion. By posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission, you warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to your Submission as described in this section including, without limitation, all the rights necessary for you to provide, post, upload, input or submit the Submissions.
suppliercompete.com does not and cannot review all communications and materials posted to or created by users accessing the Site, and thereby is not in any manner responsible for the Content of these communications and materials. You acknowledge that by providing you with the ability to view and distribute user-generated Content on the site, suppliercompete.com is merely acting as a passive conduit for such distribution and is not undertaking any obligation or liability relating to any Contents or activities on the site. However, suppliercompete.com reserves the right to block or remove communications or materials that it determines to be (a) abusive, defamatory, or obscene, (b) fraudulent, deceptive, or misleading, (c) in violation of a copyright, trademark or; other intellectual property right of another or (d) offensive or otherwise unacceptable to suppliercompete.com in its sole discretion.
LINKS TO/FROM THIRD PARTY SITES
This Site contains links to third party sites. User accesses these sites at User's own risk; http://www.suppliercompete.com is not responsible for the Contents, changes, updates, or other links contained in a linked site. http://www.suppliercompete.com provides these links merely as a convenience, and the inclusion of such links does not imply an endorsement by http://www.suppliercompete.com of the site. Any third party desiring to link to the Site must link to the Site's homepage located at http://www.suppliercompete.com. No one may link to any other page of this Site without the prior written consent of http://www.suppliercompete.com.
NO PARTNERSHIP OR AGENCY
User understands and acknowledges that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists or is created between User and http://www.suppliercompete.com as a result of use of the Site.
Comments, suggestions or materials sent or transmitted to http://www.suppliercompete.com (collectively "Feedback"), shall be deemed to be non-confidential. Subject to the conditions described on the privacy page of this Site, http://www.suppliercompete.com shall have no obligation of any kind with respect to such Feedback and shall be free to use and distribute the Feedback to others without limitation, including, but not limited to developing and marketing products incorporating such Feedback.
COMPLIANCE WITH STATE AND FEDERAL LAWS
Use of this Site is governed by all applicable federal, state, and local laws. All information available on this Site is subject to U.S. export control laws and may also be subject to the laws of the country where you reside. suppliercompete.com makes no representation that the Content on this Site is appropriate or available for use in other locations, and access to it from territories where the Content is illegal and prohibited.
suppliercompete.com may be required by state or federal law to notify you of certain events. You hereby acknowledge and consent that such notices will be effective upon our posting them on the Site or delivering them to you through e-mail. You may update your e-mail address by visiting the Services where you have provided contact information. If you do not provide us with accurate information, suppliercompete.com cannot be held liable if we fail to notify you.
These Terms shall be construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Washington, and the parties irrevocably consent to bring any action to enforce these Terms before an arbitration panel or before a court of competent jurisdiction in Woodinville, Washington if seeking interim or preliminary relief or enforcement of an arbitration award..
If any part of these Terms is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision, and the remainder of the Terms shall continue in effect.