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General Use Provisions
All materials provided on this Web Site, including but not limited to information, documents, products, logos, graphics, sounds, images, software, and services (”Materials”), are provided either by Hogan or by third party manufacturers, authors, developers and vendors (”Third Party Providers”) and are the copyrighted work of Hogan and/or its Third Party Providers. Except as stated herein, none of the Materials may be copied, reproduced, distributed, republished, downloaded, displayed, posted or transmitted in any form or by any means, including but not limited to electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or other means, without the prior express written permission of Hogan. Also, you may not “mirror” any Materials contained on this Web Site on any other server without Hogan’s prior express written permission.
Except where expressly provided otherwise by Hogan, nothing on this Web Site shall be construed to confer any license offer for license or sale under any of Hogan’s or any Third Party Provider’s intellectual property rights, whether by estoppel, implication, or otherwise. You acknowledge sole responsibility for obtaining any such licenses. See the “Legal Contact Information” below if you have any questions about obtaining such licenses. Materials provided by Third Party Providers have not been independently reviewed, tested, certified, or authenticated in whole or in part by Hogan and as such, Hogan makes no warranty with respect to its contents. Hogan does not provide, sell, license, or lease any of the Materials other than those specifically identified as being provided by Hogan.
Hogan hereby grants you permission to display, copy, distribute and download Hogan’s Materials on this Web Site provided that: (1) both the copyright notice identified below and this permission notice appear in the Materials; (2) the use of such Materials is solely for personal, non-commercial and informational use and will not be copied or posted on any networked computer, broadcast in any media, or used for commercial gain; and (3) the Materials are not modified in any way. This permission terminates automatically without notice if you breach any of these terms or conditions. Upon termination, you will immediately destroy any downloaded or printed Materials.
Any unauthorized use of any Materials contained on this Web Site may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, and communications regulations and statutes.
Except where expressly provided otherwise by Hogan, all comments, feedback, information or materials submitted to Hogan through or in association with this Web Site (”Submissions”) shall be considered non-confidential and Hogan’s property. By providing such Submissions to Hogan, you agree to assign to Hogan, at no charge, all worldwide rights, title and interest in copyrights and other intellectual property rights to the Submissions. Hogan shall be free to use and/or disseminate such Submissions on an unrestricted basis for any purpose. You acknowledge that you are responsible for the Submissions that you provide and that you, not Hogan, have full responsibility for the Submissions, including their legality, reliability, appropriateness, originality, and copyright.
EXCEPT WHERE EXPRESSLY PROVIDED OTHERWISE BY HOGAN, THE MATERIALS ON THE WEB SITE ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND HOGAN HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL EXPRESS OR IMPLIED REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES, GUARANTIES, AND CONDITIONS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT, EXCEPT TO THE EXTENT THAT SUCH DISCLAIMERS ARE HELD TO BE LEGALLY INVALID. HOGAN MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES, GUARANTIES, OR CONDITIONS AS TO THE QUALITY, SUITABILITY, TRUTH, ACCURACY, OR COMPLETENESS OF ANY OF THE MATERIALS CONTAINED ON THE WEB SITE.
Limit of Liability
HOGAN SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES SUFFERED AS A RESULT OF USING, MODIFYING, CONTRIBUTING, COPYING, DISTRIBUTING, OR DOWNLOADING THE MATERIALS. IN NO EVENT SHALL HOGAN BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGE (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOSS OF BUSINESS, REVENUE, PROFITS, USE, DATA OR OTHER ECONOMIC ADVANTAGE), HOWEVER IT ARISES, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER TORTIOUS ACTION, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF INFORMATION AVAILABLE FROM THIS WEB SITE, EVEN IF HOGAN HAS BEEN PREVIOUSLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE. YOU HAVE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ADEQUATE PROTECTION AND BACKUP OF DATA AND/OR EQUIPMENT USED IN CONNECTION WITH THE WEB SITE AND YOU WILL NOT MAKE A CLAIM AGAINST HOGAN FOR LOST DATA, RE-RUN TIME, INACCURATE OUTPUT, WORK DELAYS, OR LOST PROFITS RESULTING FROM THE USE OF THE MATERIALS. YOU AGREE TO HOLD HOGAN HARMLESS FROM, AND YOU COVENANT NOT TO SUE HOGAN FOR, ANY CLAIMS BASED ON OR RELATED TO THE USE OF THE WEB SITE.
How We Use Information Collected
Hogan may use personal information to provide customers and business partners with information and services and to help us better understand your needs and interests. Specifically, we may use your information to help you complete a transaction or order, to communicate with you via our monthly newsletter, to provide ongoing service and support. Occasionally we may use your information to contact you to complete surveys that we use for quality assurance purposes. We may also use your personal information to send you or to have our business partners or marketing agencies send you, direct marketing information or contact you for marketing research. Where required by local legislation, we will provide you with the opportunity to “opt in” prior to receiving direct marketing information. At a minimum, we will always give you the opportunity to “opt out” of receiving materials you choose to unsubscribe.
When you browse our website, you do so anonymously, unless you have previously registered with us. We do NOT collect IP (Internet Protocol) addresses of computers or any reporting outside of EVENT SIGNUP. We only collect personal information you enter for registration, such as your name, email address, phone.
Third Party Sites
Personal information means any information that may be used to identify an individual, including, but not limited to, a first and last name, email address, telephone number, postal or other physical address, other contact information, title, occupation, work industry, and other information which may be required by Hogan to provide products, services, and event information to you.
Forums and Blogs
Some portions of Hogan websites allow our users to publish content via discussion forums, blogs, and other means. Any information that is disclosed in these forums becomes public information which could be read, collected or used by other users to send you unsolicited messages. We are not responsible for the personally identifiable information you choose to submit in these forums. You should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information.