DirectNetworks Terms & Conditions

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Your access to and use of this site is subject to the following terms and conditions and all applicable laws. By accessing and using this site, you accept the following terms and conditions, without limitation or qualification.

COPYRIGHT, REPRODUCTION NOTICE AND TRADEMARKS

All web site design, text, graphics, and the selection and arrangement thereof, are the property of DirectNetworks, Inc.. Copyright © 1996 - 2007, DirectNetworks, Inc. All rights reserved.

DirectNetworks, Inc. and the DirectNetworks logo may be registered trademarks of DirectNetworks, Inc. All trademarks used or referred to in this web site are the property of their respective owners.

This site and the content provided in this site, including, but not limited to, graphic images, audio, video, html code, buttons, and text, may not be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any way, without the prior written consent of DirectNetworks, except that you may download, display, and print one copy of the materials on any single computer solely for your personal, non-commercial use, provided that you do not modify the material in any way and you keep intact all copyright, trademark, and other proprietary notices. Nothing contained in this site shall be construed as conferring by implication or otherwise, any license or right to any copyright, patent, trademark or other proprietary interest of DirectNetworks or any third party.

DISCLAIMER

The information presented on this site is free of charge, for informational purposes only, and it does not create a business or professional relationship between you and DirectNetworks. Links on this site may be provided that lead to third party sites or resources not operated by DirectNetworks. DirectNetworks makes no warranty of any kind with respect to such third party sites or resources and DirectNetworks shall have no responsibility for such third party sites or resources. DirectNetworks provides this site and its contents (and any links) on an "as is" basis and DirectNetworks makes no representations or warranties of any kind with respect to this site or its contents. DirectNetworks disclaims all such representations and warranties, whether express or implied, including, but not limited to, the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title, and non-infringement. DirectNetworks does not warrant that the information accessible on this site, or any other site linked to this site, is accurate complete or current. Your use of this web site is at your own risk.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

Neither DirectNetworks nor any of its affiliates, employees or other representatives shall be liable for damages arising out of or in connection with use of this site. Under no circumstances shall DirectNetworks have any liability for any direct, consequential, incidental, indirect, special or punitive damages or costs (including, but not limited to, lost profits, loss of programs or data, loss of or damage to property, or business interruption) without regard to the form of action and whether in tort, contract, negligence, strict liability or otherwise, arising out of or in connection with this site, any content on or accessed through this site or any site linked thereto, or any copying, displaying or other use thereof, regardless of whether DirectNetworks has been advised, knew or should have known of the possibility thereof.

SITE AND TERMS OF USE SUBJECT TO CHANGE

All content contained herein, including, but not limited to the terms of use, is subject to change without notice. DirectNetworks reserves the right to change, add, modify, or delete, at any time, the content provided herein, as well as the applicable terms of use. Any changes to the terms of use shall be applicable immediately upon posting to this site, and each user of this site is responsible for knowing the terms of use prior to accessing the content provided on this site. You agree that use of this site shall be deemed to constitute acceptance by you of the terms of use, as well as any changes, additions, modifications, or deletions thereto.

SUBMISSION OF INFORMATION

Unless stated otherwise on this site, any information or material submitted by you through this site shall be deemed non-confidential and non-proprietary. By submitting such information or material, you represent and warrant that you have the right, and are entitled, to submit such information.

PRIVACY

DirectNetworks does not collect information identifying individuals unless provided directly by the visitor or the visitor's browser. DirectNetworks only uses information provided by visitors internally and among its affiliated companies and contractors. DirectNetworks does not sell this information to third parties. Typically, information is used for the specific purposes described when the visitor supplies the information, to measure trends or traffic at this site, or in response to direct inquiries. Currently, we do not use cookies (files that are sent to and stored on the visitor's computer).

There may be other times that DirectNetworks will need to share information with third parties. When this is the case, the reasons for gathering the information should be provided and it is up to you as to whether or not you should submit the information.

DirectNetworks reserves the right to change its policies regarding cookies and the collection of information from visitors at any time and without advance notice.

PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION

Certain pages or functions on this website may allow you to provide DirectNetworks with personally identifiable information about yourself ("Personal Data"). Personal Data includes all personal information that you supply to DirectNetworks, such as your name, contact information (including home address, phone number, and email address); date of birth; languages of communication; education, employment, and other background information (including your professional resume). You are under no obligation to provide DirectNetworks with any Personal Data and may choose not to do so. However, if you choose to provide DirectNetworks with your Personal Data, and you do not otherwise supply DirectNetworks with an explicit consent regarding the collection and use of that Personal Data, the act of your submission of such Personal Data shall constitute your consent that the following terms shall apply.

DirectNetworks will collect, use, store, transfer and otherwise process ("Process") your Personal Data as stated herein. DirectNetworks will Process Personal Data for the purpose(s) stated at the point of collection of such data. If you ever become employed by DirectNetworks or establish any other relationship with DirectNetworks, DirectNetworks may also Process Personal Data for purposes related to such employment or other relationship. You may update your Personal Data from time to time through this website. In some instances you may have rights under applicable law to access such data. DirectNetworks shall provide a written explanation if, in accordance with applicable law, such a request is ever denied.

DirectNetworks may transfer Personal Data to: (1) legal and regulatory authorities (including tax and employment authorities); (2) tax advisors, auditors and other outside professional advisers; and (3) vendors and other parties that provide products or services to DirectNetworks, such as IT systems suppliers, medical practitioners and private health companies. Personal Data may also be disclosed and transferred to respond to law enforcement requests or where required by applicable laws, court orders, or government regulations, as well as in connection with corporate restructuring, sale or assignment of assets, merger, divestiture, or other changes of control or financial status of DirectNetworks or its subsidiary or affiliated companies. These recipients may be located in the United States or include jurisdictions that might not provide an equivalent level of protection as those in your local jurisdiction.

DirectNetworks takes reasonable technical and organizational security measures to protect Personal Data against loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction. Your Personal Data shall be stored in secure physical locations and/or secure servers located in India, the United States and/or any other jurisdictions to which your Personal Data may be transferred.

If, at any time, you wish to withdraw this consent, request access to, copies of, or amend your Personal Data, or ask any questions related to this Consent or DirectNetworks privacy policies and practices, you should notify DirectNetworks at the email addresses and/or telephone numbers provided on this website.

By the act of your submission of such Personal Data, you acknowledge that you have read and understood the above information and hereby offer your freely given, explicit and unambiguous consent for DirectNetworks to (i) Process your Personal Data (including any sensitive Personal Data) as described above, and (ii) Transfer your Personal Data as described above, including to those jurisdictions where data protection laws may not provide an equivalent level of protection as the laws in your jurisdiction.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

CUSTOMER ACKNOWLEDGES AND AGREES THAT IN NO EVENT WILL DIRECTNETWORKS BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE, RELIANCE OR SPECIAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOST PROFITS OR INCREASED COST OF OPERATIONS RESULTING FROM THE SERVICES OR SITE USE PROVIDED. . DIRECTNETWORKS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO: INOPERABILITY, ACCESS, OR INTERCONNECTION OF SERVICES OR WEBSITE WITH APPLICATIONS, EQUIPMENT, SERVICES, CONTENT, OR NETWORKS PROVIDED BY CUSTOMER; SERVICE DEFECTS, SERVICE LEVELS, DELAYS, OR INTERRUPTIONS, OR LOST OR ALTERED MESSAGES OR TRANSMISSIONS; OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO, THEFT, ALTERATION, LOSS OR DESTRUCTION OF CUSTOMER’S APPLICATIONS, CONTENT, DATA, PROGRAMS, INFORMATION, NETWORK, OR SYSTEMS. EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY PROVIDED IN THIS AGREEMENT, THE COMPANY MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AND SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ANY REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR ANY REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY ARISING BY USAGE OF TRADE, COURSE OF DEALING, OR COURSE OF PERFORMANCE.

PROHIBITED USE OF THIS SITE

As a conditional use of this site, site-user will warrant and promise not to use site for any unlawful purpose, routing or relay that may be prohibited by law or these terms and conditions. Any use of this site for unlawful purposes may be traced, recorded and reported to proper authorities and prosecuted to the fullest extent in a court of law.

TERMINATION OF USE

Use of this site is completely at user’s own choice, discretion and will. User status or rights may be terminated at any time without notice or reason. Once user is terminated, user may no longer be authorized to access site for any reason, however all disclaimers, limitations shall remain in force.

LAW AND VENUE

This web site was created and is maintained by DirectNetworks Incorporated in the State of Wisconsin, United States of America, and you agree that the terms of use and any legal action or proceeding of any sort relating to this site shall be governed by the laws of the State of Wisconsin without reference to its choice of law principles. By using this site, you agree that any legal action or proceeding of any sort relating to this site shall be brought only in the Circuit Court of Dane County, Wisconsin or the United States District Court. You hereby consent to such venue and to the jurisdiction of such courts over such proceeding and yourself