Terms & Conditions
BY USING A NSF CENTC SITE, YOU SIGNIFY YOUR AGREEMENT TO ALL TERMS, CONDITIONS, AND NOTICES CONTAINED OR REFERENCED IN THESE TERMS & CONDITIONS (THE “TERMS & CONDITIONS” OR “TERMS”) ON OUR SITES. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS & CONDITIONS YOU ARE NOT AUTHORIZED TO USE NSF CENTC SITES. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT, AT OUR DISCRETION, TO CHANGE, MODIFY, ADD TO, OR REMOVE PORTIONS OF THESE TERMS AT ANY TIME WITHOUT NOTICE. PLEASE CHECK THE TERMS PERIODICALLY FOR CHANGES. YOUR CONTINUED USE OF NSF CENTC SITES FOLLOWING THE POSTING OF ANY CHANGES TO THESE TERMS CONSTITUTES ACCEPTANCE OF THOSE CHANGES.
Some NSF CENTC Sites or areas of Sites may have different terms and conditions posted. Any such terms will not vary or replace these Terms & Conditions regarding the use of NSF CENTC Sites, unless they expressly state otherwise. Additionally, a NSF CENTC Site may contain page(s) or areas with their own Terms & Conditions, in addition to those listed here, which you should review and with which you must agree in order to use those areas.
Copyright, Trademarks and Restrictions
NSF CENTC Sites and their contents are protected pursuant to U.S. and international copyright laws. All materials published on NSF CENTC Sites are the copyrighted property of the NSF CENTC, its subsidiaries, and affiliated companies, third party licensors, or the party credited. The NSF CENTC claims no copyright in any government or other public domain content that may be on our sites. All trademarks, service marks, certification marks and trade names are owned by the NSF CENTC and are protected by state, federal, and international trademark law. All other trademarks appearing on NSF CENTC Sites are the property of their respective owners.
Except where otherwise noted, permission to use Materials (such as white papers, press releases, datasheets, and FAQs) from NSF CENTC Sites is granted, provided that (1) none of the copyright, trademark, or other proprietary notices are removed, (2) the Materials are not edited or modified in any way without prior written consent, (3) use of such Materials from the NSF CENTC Site is for informational and non-commercial or personal use only and may not be used in a misleading or deceptive manner, and (4) you do not use any Materials, without express written permission, in a manner that suggests an association with any of our business units, services, initiatives or other activities. Further, you agree to abide by all additional copyright notices, information, or restrictions contained in any material or content on the NSF CENTC Sites.
Materials specified above do not include the design or layout of the NSF CENTC Sites, audio/video training materials that you pay to access, or any other NSF CENTC owned, operated, licensed, or controlled site.
Linking to NSF CENTC Sites
The NSF CENTC has no objection to links made from other sites to NSF CENTC Sites, provided that you comply with the following requirements:
You may not frame or alter the appearance of NSF CENTC Sites.
You may not state or imply that the NSF CENTC endorses, sponsors or otherwise approves your site or any other sites.
You may not use any NSF CENTC Trademarks, service marks or logos without prior written consent.
In view of the dynamic nature of the Internet, and the possibility of updates and changes, we request that your link enter NSF CENTC Sites at their home pages.
You must abide by all of the other NSF CENTC Terms and Conditions of use set forth herein.
Due to the diverse nature of our web activities, websites within the NSF CENTC family may have linking policies that differ from this policy. In such cases, the linking policy of the particular NSF CENTC Site will be posted, and will supersede the Terms regarding linking to NSF CENTC Sites of this document.
Third Party Content and Links to Other Sites
At certain places on NSF CENTC Sites, users may be able to link to other Internet addresses. These other sites are not under the control of the NSF CENTC, and you acknowledge that the NSF CENTC is not responsible for the accuracy, copyright compliance, legality, decency, or any other aspect of such sites. The inclusion of such a link does not imply endorsement of the site by the NSF CENTC or any association with its operators. Use of any information on NSF CENTC Sites or obtained from linked addresses is voluntary and reliance on it should only be undertaken after an independent review. A link or reference herein to any specific commercial product, process or service by trademark name, trademark, service mark, manufacturer or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, recommendation or favoring by the NSF CENTC.
User access and use of NSF CENTC Sites, or portions thereof may be restricted through the use of a login and password registration mechanism or similar process (collectively “User Account”). You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your User Account, and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your User Account. You agree to (a) immediately notify us of any unauthorized use of your User Account or any other breach of security, and (b) ensure that you exit from restricted areas at the end of each session. We will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this provision.
We may change, suspend or discontinue any aspect of our online services at any time, including the availability of any feature, database, or content available at a NSF CENTC Site. The NSF CENTC may also impose limits on certain features and services or restrict your access to parts or all of a NSF CENTC Site(s) without notice or liability.
No Legal Advice
Nothing contained on NSF CENTC Sites is intended as, nor shall be construed as, legal advice, guidance, or interpretation. No attorney-client relationship is established between the NSF CENTC and you by your using NSF CENTC Sites. The information provided on NSF CENTC Sites is for general informational purposes only, and questions about any law, statute, or regulation should be directed to an attorney with expertise in the relevant area.
Content and information on the Counsel Sites, including any training videos or materials, are designed to provide practical and useful information on the subject matter covered. However, it is offered with the understanding that the Counsel is not engaged in rendering legal advice or other professional services, and subject to the Disclaimers below. If legal advice or other expert assistance is required, the services of a competent professional should be sought.
NSF CENTC SITES AND ALL MATERIALS, INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES INCLUDED IN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH NSF CENTC SITES (THE “CONTENT”) ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” FOR YOUR USE. NSF CENTC SITES INCLUDING CONTENT ARE PROVIDED WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NONINFRINGEMENT. THE AMERICAN CHEMISTRY NSF CENTC , ITS MEMBERS, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATED COMPANIES, ITS LICENSORS, EMPLOYEES, AND THE LIKE, DO NOT WARRANT THAT NSF CENTC SITES AND CONTENT ARE ACCURATE, COMPLETE, RELIABLE, CORRECT, UP TO DATE, OR FREE FROM ERROR OR OMISSIONS; THAT NSF CENTC SITES WILL BE AVAILABLE AT ANY PARTICULAR TIME OR LOCATION; THAT ANY DEFECTS OR ERRORS WILL BE CORRECTED; OR THAT NSF CENTC SITES AND CONTENT ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. FURTHERMORE, THE NSF CENTC, AND ON BEHALF ITS MEMBERS, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATED COMPANIES, ITS LICENSORS, EMPLOYEES, AND THE LIKE, HEREBY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES OF TITLE AND/OR NON-INFRINGEMENT RELATED TO NSF CENTC SITES. YOUR USE OF NSF CENTC SITES IS SOLELY AT YOUR OWN RISK.