LEGAL NOTICE TO ALL USERS OF THIS WEB SITE
Vast Design, Inc. Web Site Terms and
Vast Design, Inc. (“Vast”),
makes its web site available subject to the following terms and
conditions and all applicable laws. By accessing and browsing this
web site, you accept, without limitation or qualification, these
terms and conditions. Vast has no obligation to update any information
or content on this web site, and such information or content may
be out of date at any given time. Vast may also cease publishing
any information or content and/or make improvements and changes
in the information or content contained in this web site at any
time without prior notice. Vast may modify these terms and conditions
at any time, and such changes will be effective when posted on this
web site. By using this web site after any change to these terms
and conditions is posted, you agree to be bound by all of the changes
as well. If you do not fully agree with these terms and conditions,
do not use this web site. Please contact us for complete and up-to-date
information on our products and services. Unless otherwise stated,
the contents of this website including, but not limited to, the
text and images contained herein and their arrangement are the property
of Vast. All trademarks used or referred to in this website are
the property of their respective owners. Nothing contained in this
website shall be construed as conferring by implication, estoppel,
or otherwise, any license or right to any copyright, patent, trademark
or other proprietary interest of Vast or any third party.
This web site is for informational purposes only, does not constitute
an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any goods
or services which may be referenced herein and does not create a
client, advisory, business, fiduciary or professional relationship
between you and Vast. All products and services of Vast are subject
to the terms of their applicable agreements. You should consult
with Vast or other professional advisors who are familiar with your
specific facts and circumstances for advice before making any decision.
All material on this website, whether
explicitly marked or not, is copyrighted by Vast. Vast grants to
you its limited permission to display on your computer, print, download
and use for non-commercial, personal, or educational purposes only,
the underlying HTML, text, images, audio clips, video clips, software
and other content available on this web site. No other use is permitted.
The content in this web site may not otherwise be modified, copied,
reproduced, transmitted, displayed onto your or any other person’s
web page by framing, “mirroring” or similar means, downloaded,
uploaded, posted, distributed, rented, licensed, altered, stored
for subsequent use, or otherwise used in whole or in part in any
manner without Vast’s prior written consent. You agree to
include with and display on each copy of such content the associated
copyright notice and this intellectual property notice. If you violate
any of these Terms and Conditions, your permission to use the material
on this website will automatically terminate, and you must immediately
destroy any copies you have made of any portion of such material.
Any unauthorized use of any materials contained on this website
may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy
and publicity, and communications regulations and statutes.
Personal Information Submitted. Vast will use reasonable precautions
to maintain the confidentiality of personal information you provide
us through this web site; you make such disclosures at your own
risk. Vast only uses your personally identifiable information to
respond to your requests and to provide you with information about
Vast’s products and services, unless Vast obtains your permission
to use your personal information for other purposes. For example,
if you send Vast an e-mail message requesting information, Vast
will use your e-mail address and other information you supply to
respond to your request. If you send Vast a resume or curriculum
vitae (CV) to apply online for a position with Vast, it will use
the information provided to match you with available opportunities.
Unless Vast obtains your permission,
Vast will not provide any personal information you provide us through
this web site to any external third party organization except as
necessary to carry out its business or as required by law or other
legal process. If Vast receives a subpoena or similar legal process
demanding release of any personal information about you, it will
generally attempt to notify you unless it reasonably believes it
is prohibited from doing so. The e-mail facilities at this web site
do not provide a means for completely secure and private communications.
Vast cannot ensure the privacy and authenticity of any information
or instructions you send to us or that we send to you over the Internet.
Vast will not be responsible for any damages you may incur if you
communicate confidential information to us over the Internet or
if we communicate such information to you at your request.
Collection of Information
Vast may gather and analyze data regarding usage of its web site,
including domain names, number of hits, pages visited, length of
user sessions, etc., to evaluate the usefulness of its web site.
Additionally, Vast may also use what are known as “cookies.”
A “cookie” is a small text file placed on your computer’s
hard drive by our web site server. Cookies enable our web site to
recognize repeat visitors to better serve them when they return.
The Vast cookie cannot be read by another web site. Cookies do not
collect personally identifiable information, and Vast does not combine
cookie information with other personal information to determine
who you are or your e-mail address. You can set up your web browser
to prevent a web site from placing a cookie on your computer or
notify you when a web site is about to deposit a cookie file.
By posting unsolicited messages, sending unsolicited email or engaging
in other unsolicited communication to this website, you grant Vast
a perpetual, worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free
license to use, download, copy, reproduce, modify, distribute, publish,
transmit, transfer, sell, license, display, perform, adapt and otherwise
exploit any and all information in such unsolicited communication
in all media now known or hereafter devised. You waive all rights
to any claim against the Vast for any alleged or actual infringement
of any proprietary, privacy, publicity, moral or attribution rights
in connection with such unsolicited communication.
Your use of this website is at your own risk. You acknowledge and
agree that you have accessed this website at your own initiative
and are responsible for compliance with local laws at your location.
Facts and information provided by Vast on this web site are believed
to be accurate when placed on the web site. However, Vast does not
make any warranty or representation as to accuracy, reliability,
completeness, timeliness, or content of the material on this website.
Vast does not warrant that the functions contained in the materials
on this website will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects
will be corrected, or that this website or the servers that make
such materials available are free of viruses or other harmful components.
We do not warrant or make any representations regarding the use
or the results of the use of the materials on this website in terms
of their correctness, accuracy, reliability, or otherwise. THE WEBSITE,
INFORMATION AND CONTENT HEREIN IS PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT
WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT
LIMITATION, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR
A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. Vast also assumes
no responsibility for, and will not be liable for any damages from,
viruses that may infect your computer resulting from your accessing
this web site or your downloading any materials, data, text, images,
video or audio from this web site. This web site could include inaccuracies
or typographical errors. Vast is not responsible for any content
distributed by you through this website or associated services.
No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by you
through this website shall create any warranty not expressly stated
in these terms and conditions. Vast may provide links to other sites
that are not maintained by Vast. Vast does not monitor or endorse
these sites nor does it make any representations or warranties with
respect thereto. We explicitly disclaim any responsibility for the
accuracy, content, or availability of information found on sites
that link to the this website. We do not make any representations
or warranties as to the security of any information you might be
requested to give any third-party, and you hereby irrevocably waive
any claim against us with respect to such sites and third-party
content. We strongly encourage you to make whatever investigation
you feel necessary or appropriate before proceeding with any online
or offline transaction with any of these third parties.
IN NO EVENT WILL VAST OR ANYONE INVOLVED
IN THE CREATION OR DELIVERY OF THIS WEB SITE OR WHOSE MATERIALS
OR INFORMATION APPEAR ON THIS WEB SITE HAVE ANY LIABILITY (WHETHER
BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, STATUTE OR OTHERWISE) FOR ANY COSTS, LOSSES,
DAMAGES (WHETHER DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, COMPENSATORY, INCIDENTAL,
LIQUIDATED, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT
LIMITATION, LOST REVENUES, LOST PROFITS OR LOSS OF PROSPECTIVE ECONOMIC
ADVANTAGE, RESULTING FROM THE USE, LOSS OF USE, OR MISUSE OF THIS
WEB SITE, OR THE INFORMATION, DOCUMENTS, SOFTWARE OR CONTENT THEREOF,
EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, OR FOR ANY CLAIM
BY ANOTHER PARTY. YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE
USING THIS WEBSITE.
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold Vast, its officers, directors,
employees, agents, licensors, suppliers, and affiliates harmless
from and against any claims, actions, or demands, liabilities, and
settlements including without limitation, reasonable legal and accounting
fees, resulting from, or alleged to result from, or directly relate
to your wrongful or unlawful use of this website or your violation
of these terms and conditions.
Governing Law and Venue
Vast controls its web site (excluding linked sites) from its headquarters
in Clayton, North Carolina, United States of America and makes no
representation that any content contained in this web site is appropriate
or available for use in other locations. Accessing this web site
or use of any of its content from locations where such use or content
is illegal is prohibited. By accessing this web site you agree that
the statutes and laws of the State of Illinois, notwithstanding
any principles of conflicts of law, will apply to all matters relating
to use of this web site and that if you use this web site from any
other location you are responsible for compliance with applicable
local laws. Any claim relating to the Vast web site shall be litigated
in the State of North Carolina, in the county of Johnston, and you
hereby consent to the jurisdiction and venue of those courts. If
any part of these terms and conditions is deemed unlawful, void,
or unenforceable, that part will be deemed severable and will not
affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.
Vast may discontinue or change the web site, or its availability
to you, at any time without notice. Regardless of any statute or
law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of
or related to use of this website or these Terms and Conditions
must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action
arose or be forever barred. The section titles herein are for convenience
only and have no legal or contractual effect.
Hyperlinks Are Not Endorsements
Links to other web sites are provided as Internet navigation tools
only. These other web sites contain information created, published,
maintained, or otherwise posted by persons or entities independent
of Vast. Vast does not control these web sites, and does not guarantee
the content, accuracy, completeness or timeliness of their information.
The owners/operators of these web sites do not necessarily endorse
Vast products or services, nor are they responsible for the content
of this web site. Links to other web sites, or references to products,
services or publications other than those of Vast on this web site,
does not constitute or imply an endorsement, recommendation, or
favoring of such web sites, products, services or publications by
Vast. Vast accepts no responsibility for the content, products and/or
services provided at any other web sites.
You are not permitted to create a hypertext
link to any page or portion of this web site or frame any page or
portion of this web site without the prior written permission of
Vast. We reserve the right to disable links from third-party sites
to this web site.
Intellectual Property Rights
The information available through this web site is the property
of Vast and others and is protected by copyright and other intellectual
property laws. The contents of this web site may contain documents,
images, information, photographs, clip art, film clips, audio and
sound effects elements, and names, trademarks, trade names, logos
and materials of third parties. You should also assume that everything
you see or read on this web site is copyrighted and protected by
other intellectual property laws unless otherwise noted, and may
not be used except as provided in these terms and conditions (or
the text on this web site) without the prior written permission
of Vast or the respective owners of such intellectual property.
Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved by Vast. Vast,
Vast Design and all other trademarks, trade names, brand names and
service marks of Vast, whether registered or unregistered, are the
property of Vast. Use, reproduction, copying, or redistribution
of any service/trademarks of Vast or its clients is strictly prohibited
without written permission from Vast or its respective clients.
You may not reproduce, copy, or redistribute the design, layout
or individual elements of this web site design without the express
written permission of Vast. This web site and its content are Copyright
2009 Vast Design, Inc., all rights reserved.
Unlawful And Prohibited Use
As a condition of your use of this website, you agree that you will
not use this website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited
by these terms and conditions. You may not use this website in any
manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair any Vast
server, or the network(s) connected to any Vast server, or interfere
with any other party’s use of this website.
We reserve the right to suspend or
revoke a user’s right to access the website if we determine
that a user has violated these terms and conditions.
You warrant to Vast that you will not
attempt to gain unauthorized access to any services offered by Vast
or computer systems or networks connected to any Vast server through
hacking, password mining or any other means. You may not obtain
or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means
not intentionally made available by Vast.
When using the website and accessing the services available on the
website (referred to as “the Services”) you agree not
• Use any Vast domain name as
a pseudonymous return email address for any communications that
you transmit from another location or through another service.
• Pretend to be someone else
or spoof their identity when using the Services.
• Use the Services in any way
for spamming or to transmit chain letters, junk email or bulk communications
or for transmitting any material that is objectionable.
• Transmit unsolicited or bulk
communications to any Vast account holder or to any Vast website
or affiliated email address (regardless of whether you use the Services
to transmit any such communication).
• Publish, post, upload, distribute
or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, obscene,
indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information.
• Upload, or otherwise make available,
files that contain images, photographs, software or other material
protected by intellectual property laws, including, by way of example,
and not as limitation, copyright or trademark laws (or by rights
of privacy or publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto
or have received all necessary consent to do the same.
• Use any material or information,
including images or photographs, which are made available through
the Services in any manner that infringes any copyright, trademark,
patent, trade secret, or other proprietary right of any party.
• Upload files that contain viruses,
Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancelbots, corrupted files, or
any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation
of another’s computer or property of another.
• Restrict or inhibit any other
user from using this website and its Services.
You agree that Vast would be irreparably harmed by the use, by you
or others, of Vast’s Services or facilities in connection
with the transmission of spam newsgroup postings or unsolicited
email in violation of these terms and conditions and that Vast is
entitled to obtain injunctive relief against any such transmission
(in addition to all other remedies available at law or in equity).
Vast reserves the right to block, filter or delete unsolicited email.
Vast may terminate your right to use this website without cause
at any time and effective immediately. In addition, Vast, in its
sole discretion may terminate your right to use this website immediately
and without notice for violation of any part of these terms and
conditions. In the event of any such termination, the restrictions
on your use of the material on this website shall survive such termination,
and you agree to be bound by those terms.
If you have any questions regarding the use of this website or its
material please contact us via the “Inquiries”
page. Any such communication will be considered non-confidential