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LEGAL NOTICES - PLEASE READ THESE TERMS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS
The materials on this web site (the "Site") are provided by Surko Communications
as a service to its users and may be used for informational purposes only.
Single copies may be downloaded subject to the provisions below. By downloading
any materials from this site, you agree to these terms ("Terms"). If you
do not agree to them, do not use the site or download any materials from
List of Registered Trademarks and Trademarks.
All product brand names are trademarks of Surko Communications. Surko
Communications' trademarks may be used publicly with written permission
only from Surko Communications. Fair use of Surko Communications' trademarks
in advertising and promotion of Surko Communications products requires
proper acknowledgment of Surko Communications' ownership. All other brands
and names remain the property of their respective owners and any references
to such marks by Surko Communications are not intended to imply any license
from or endorsement by such owners.
SINGLE COPY LICENSE
The materials at this Site are copyrighted and any unauthorized use of
any materials at this Site may violate copyright, trademark, and other
laws. You may download one copy of the information or software ("Materials")
found on Surko Communications on to a single computer for your personal,
non-commercial internal use only, provided you agree to and abide by these
terms and conditions. This is your only license from Surko Communications,
express or implied, unless specifically licensed to do otherwise by Surko
Communications in writing, or as allowed by any license terms which accompany
or are provided with individual Materials. This is a limited and revocable
license, not a transfer of title, and is subject to the following restrictions:
you may not: (a) modify the Materials or use them for any commercial purpose,
or any public display, performance, sale, or rental; (b) decompile, reverse
engineer, or disassemble software Materials; (c) remove or modify any
copyright, trademark, or other proprietary notices from the Materials;
(d) transfer the Materials to another person; (e) repackage or incorporate
any portion of the Materials into any other product or service; (f) frame
or link any Materials in a manner likely to blur or disparage its origin.
You agree to take reasonable steps to prevent any unauthorized copying
of the Materials.
OWNERSHIP OF MATERIALS
Materials are copyrighted and are protected by worldwide copyright laws
and treaty provisions. They may not be copied, reproduced, modified, published,
uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any way, without Surko
Communications' prior written permission. Except as expressly provided
herein, Surko Communications and its suppliers do not grant any express
or implied right to you under any patents, copyrights, trademarks, or
trade secret information. Other rights may be granted to you by Surko
Communications in writing or incorporated elsewhere in the Materials.
TERMINATION OF THIS LICENSE
Surko Communications may terminate this license at any time if you are
in breach of the terms of this Agreement, or for any other reason upon
notice to you. Upon termination, you will immediately destroy, erase,
obliterate, or otherwise dispose of any copy of the Materials in your
control or possession.
THE MATERIALS ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTY
OF ANY KIND INCLUDING WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NONINFRINGEMENT OF
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, OR FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE. IN NO EVENT
SHALL SURKO COMMUNICATIONS OR ITS SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES
WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS,
BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, OR LOSS OF INFORMATION) ARISING OUT OF THE USE
OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE MATERIALS, WHETHER SUCH LIABILITY IS BASED
ON CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF
SURKO COMMUNICATIONS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
BECAUSE SOME JURISDICTIONS PROHIBIT THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT
APPLY TO YOU. Surko Communications and its suppliers further do not warrant
the accuracy or completeness of the information, text, graphics, links,
or other items contained within these materials. Surko Communications
does not represent or warrant that the Materials will be uninterrupted,
error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that the Materials or the
server on which Materials are made available are free of viruses or other
harmful elements. Surko Communications may make changes to these materials,
or to the products described therein, at any time without notice. Surko
Communications makes no commitment to update the Materials. IF YOU ARE
DISSATISFIED WITH ANY PORTION OF THE MATERIALS, OR WITH ANY OF THESE TERMS
OF USE, YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THE MATERIALS
AND THE RELATED WEB SITES, UNLESS OTHERWISE EXPRESSLY PROVIDED HEREIN.
Any material, information or other communication you transmit or post
to this Site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary ("Communications").
Surko Communications will have no obligations with respect to the Communications.
Surko Communications and its designees will be free to copy, disclose,
distribute, incorporate, and otherwise use the Communications and all
data, images, sounds, text, and other things embodied therein for any
and all commercial or non-commercial purposes. You are prohibited from
posting or transmitting to or from this Site any unlawful, threatening,
libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, or other material that would
violate any law. Surko Communications reserves the right to monitor or
disclose to others, including the relevant government authorities, any
information transmitted through the Site, as Surko Communications may
deem necessary, in its sole discretion, to protect Surko Communications'
rights, or the rights of others.
USER CHAT ROOMS
Surko Communications may, but is not obligated to, monitor or review any
areas on the Site where users may transmit or post Communications or communicate
solely with each other, including but not limited to chat rooms, bulletin
boards, or other user forums, and the content of any such Communications.
Surko Communications, however, will have no liability related to the content
of any such Communications, whether or not arising under the laws of copyright,
libel, privacy, obscenity, or otherwise.
USE OF PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION
Information submitted to Surko Communications through forms on the web
site is governed according to Surko Communications' Electronic
To open a membership account (where available), you must complete the
registration process by providing us with current, complete, and accurate
information as prompted by the Registration Form, and in accordance with
the current payment terms as advertised on the Surko Communications web
site. You then will choose a password and an account name. You are entirely
responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and account.
Surko Communications reserves the right to reject passwords that fail
to meet the security criteria that are established from time to time.
Password criteria may include, for example, the rejection of dictionary
words, user names, and other information commonly known about the user.
Furthermore, you are entirely responsible for any and all activities that
occur under your account. Surko Communications recommends that you change
your password at least twice per year, and any time there is suspicious
activity related to your account. You agree to notify Surko Communications
immediately of any unauthorized use of your account or any other breach
LINKS TO OTHER MATERIALS
The linked sites are not under the control of Surko Communications and
Surko Communications is not responsible for the content of any linked
site or any link contained in a linked site, or any changes or updates
to such sites or their locations. Surko Communications reserves the right
to terminate or modify any link or linking program at any time without
notice. Surko Communications does not endorse companies or products to
which it links and reserves the right to note as such on its web pages.
If you decide to access any of the third party sites linked to by this
Site, you do this entirely at your own risk. Surko Communications has
no obligation to maintain or update any links to other sites.
Any dealings with advertisers on the Site or participation in promotions,
including the delivery of and the payment for goods and services, and
any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated
with such dealings or promotions, are solely between you and the advertiser
or other third party. Surko Communications shall not be responsible or
liable for any part of any such dealings or promotions.
You agree to indemnify and hold Surko Communications, its parents, subsidiaries,
affiliates, officers and employees, agents, successors, and assigns, harmless
from any claim, demand, or damage, including attorneys' fees, asserted
by any third party due to or arising out of your use of or conduct on
the Site, or your use of or inability to use any Materials obtained by
you from Surko Communications.
This site is controlled by Surko Communications from its offices within
the United States of America. Surko Communications makes no representation
that Materials in the site are appropriate or available for use in other
locations, and access to them from territories where their content is
regulated or prohibited. Those who choose to access this site from other
locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance
with applicable local laws. You may not use or export the Materials in
violation of U.S. export laws and regulations. Any claim relating to the
Materials shall be governed by the internal substantive laws of the Commonwealth
of Massachusetts, and you irrevocably consent to the exclusive jurisdiction
of the courts located in Massachusetts. You agree that the United Nations
Convention of Contracts for the International Sale of Goods does not apply
to any Materials acquired from the Site.
U.S. GOVERNMENT END USERS
Any software or software documentation provided hereunder is a 'commercial
item,' as that term is defined in 48 C.F.R. 2.101 (Oct. 1995), consisting
of 'commercial computer software' and 'commercial computer software documentation,'
as such terms are used in 48 C.F.R. 12.212 (Sept. 1995). Consistent with
48 C.F.R. 12.212 and 48 C.F.R. 227.7202-1 through 227.7202-4 (June 1995),
all U.S. Government End Users acquire the software (if any) with only
those limited rights set forth herein.
Pursuant to Title 17, United States Code, Section 512(c)(2), notifications
of claimed copyright infringement should be sent to Designated Agent,
at the Surko Communications address below. Surko Communications maintains
a policy of responding to valid complaints of a copyright owner by removing
or disabling further use of the allegedly infringing materials, notifying
the alleged infringer (if an identifiable third party), and re-enabling
access to such content if warranted, after evaluation of the relevant
Surko Communications may revise these Terms at any time by updating this
online posting without notice. You should visit this page from time to
time to review the then-current Terms because they will become binding
on you upon your next use of the Site, whether you have read them or not.
Certain provisions of these Terms may be superseded by expressly designated
legal notices or terms located on particular pages at this Site. If any
part of this agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant
to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers
and liability limitations set forth above, 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 agreement shall continue in effect. Unless otherwise
specified herein, this agreement constitutes the entire agreement between
you and Surko Communications with respect to the Site and the Materials
obtained from the Site. You agree that any cause of action arising out
of or related to this Site or any Materials must commence within one (1)
year after the cause of action arose; otherwise, such cause of action
is irrevocably waived.
All updates to this policy will be posted here. Last update: March 13,