PC Connection Blog Use Agreement
This PC Connection Blog Use Agreement (the "Agreement") provides important information about your use of the PC Connection Blog Site. Please read it carefully so you understand it.
IMPORTANT: YOU MUST ACCEPT THIS AGREEMENT AS PRESENTED TO YOU, WITHOUT CHANGES. PC CONNECTION WILL ACCEPT NO ADDITIONS OR DELETIONS. At any time PC Connection may change, add, or remove any part of this Agreement or any part of the services and features provided at the Site. If it does so, PC Connection will update the Agreement here (www.pcconnection.com) and may also post such changes elsewhere on the Site.
IF YOU DISAGREE WITH ANY FUTURE CHANGE, YOU SHOULD DISCONTINUE USING THE BLOG SITE. YOUR CONTINUED USE OF THE BLOG SITE WILL ALWAYS INDICATE YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THIS AGREEMENT AND ANY CHANGES TO IT.
The Blog is a service of the PC Connection family of businesses for the benefit of its customers and friends.
A. As long as you comply with the Agreement, PC Connection grants you a personal, non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited privilege to enter and enjoy the Blog Site.
D. Views expressed on the Blog are not necessarily endorsed by PC Connection, Inc. or its subsidiaries.
E. PC Connection’s Involvement/No Warranties. PC Connection may post articles written by its employees or by outside guests. PC Connection does not formally provide technical support on the Site and is under no obligation to do so. PC Connection may provide the ability to respond to articles but is under no obligation to do so. At such time as the Blog Site allows readers to respond, PC Connection will not be under any obligation to respond to a posting, or to respond on a timely basis, or to follow-up in any other fashion. While it will endeavor to provide correct information, any information that is provided by PC Connection or by PC Connection employees is offered on an “AS IS” basis only, without warranties of any kind.
2. Intellectual Property Rights.
C. Claims of Copyright Infringement. If you believe that your work has been copied on the Site without your permission, please provide the following information to our Legal Department, which acts as our Agent to Receive Notification of Claimed Copyright Infringement pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. You may reach the Legal Department at: firstname.lastname@example.org for electronic mail or at 730 Milford Road, Merrimack NH 03054 for physical mail. Your communication must include the following:
1. Your name, mailing address or e-mail address, and telephone number.
2. Your physical or electronic signature.
3. A clear description of the work you claim has been infringed.
4. Identification of the work you claim infringes the copyrighted work and a description of where it is located on the Site.
5. A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the infringing use is not authorized by the copyright owner, the copyright owner’s agent or by law.
6. A statement by you, under the penalties of perjury, that the above information provided is accurate and that you are the lawful copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf.
B. Postings to the Blog may be seen by anyone logged onto the Blog Site and are, therefore, not private communications.
4. General Release / Disclaimer of Warranties / Limited Liability / Indemnity.
A. By accessing the Blog you hereby release and hold PC Connection harmless with respect to any claims, actions, losses, damages and costs including reasonable attorneys fees due to or arising out of any use of the Blog Site.
B. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES. THE BLOG SITE AND ALL CONTENT, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES INCLUDED OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THE BLOG SITE ARE PROVIDED ‘AS IS’ FOR THE ENJOYMENT OF THE READERS. YOU AGREE TO USE THE SITE AT YOUR OWN RISK. PC CONNECTION AND ITS AFFILIATES, SPONSORS, PARTNERS AND ADVERTISERS EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. PC CONNECTION MAKES NO WARRANY THAT THE BLOG OR ANY CONTENT OR SERVICES ON OR AVAILABLE FROM THE BLOG SITE, INCLUDING SOFTWARE, WILL BE UNINTERRUPED, ERROR-FREE , TIMELY, ACCURATE OR SECURE.
C. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL PC CONNECTION, ITS AFFILIATES, SPONSORS, PARTNERS, AND ADVERTISERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF THE USE, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE MATERIALS ON THE BLOG SITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY LOST PROFITS, REVENUE, OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, OR LOSS OF COMPUTER PROGRAMS OR DATA ARISING FROM (I) YOUR USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE OR (II) CONTENT, PRODUCTS, OR SERVICES INCLUDED OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT PERMIT THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES OR THE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY. THEREFORE THE ABOVE DISCLAIMER OR WARRANTIES AND/OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU IN ITS ENTIRETY.
A. Governing Law. This Agreement shall be governed by and construed under the laws of the State of New Hampshire.
B. Venue. Any dispute arising under this Agreement shall be brought before the state or federal courts situated in the State of New Hampshire.
C. Mediation. Prior to any action being filed in court, you agree to submit to non-binding mediation before a neutral mediator located in the State of New Hampshire.
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