Terms & Conditions
Your use of this website, owned by the Trenchless Information Center® ("TIC"), constitutes your agreement and compliance with the following terms and conditions of use, as well as all policies and guidelines that we may post regarding use, and all applicable laws and/or regulations that apply to this website, the internet or the worldwide web. Please read these terms and conditions carefully. If you do not agree with them, do not use this website.
TIC reserves the right to change any of these terms and conditions at any time, and any such changes shall be effective immediately upon posting. Your continued use of this website constitutes your acceptance of such changes, so you should check back each time you visit.
TIC owns, licenses, or uses with permission all registered and unregistered trademarks, service marks, logos, wallpaper, icons, characters, software, information, pictures, photographs, designs, graphics, artwork, images, audio and video clips, music, sound, text, data, publications, presentations, and other material and content on this website (collectively the "Content"), as well as the arrangement and selection of the Content. Your unauthorized use of the Content may violate copyright, trademark, patent, privacy, or other U.S. and/or international laws, and may infringe upon the rights of TIC or third parties not owned by or affiliated with TIC. Such unauthorized use may result in your personal liability, including potential criminal liability. You are granted a limited, non-exclusive, non-sublicensable, revocable right to access and use this website, and to download Content from this website to your own computer for your personal, non-commercial use, provided that you may not change any copyright, trademark, or other intellectual property notices that may accompany the Content. Except with the prior written permission of TIC, you may not otherwise alter, archive, copy, reproduce, distribute, publish, transmit, modify, adapt, translate, display, distribute, sell, license, prepare derivative works based upon, or otherwise use or exploit the Content. You may not use bots, data-mining technology, or any other technique intended to extract data or information from this website.
THIRD PARTY CONTENT
This website may contain Content owned by third parties. The use of or reference to the names or trademarks of any third parties and any references to their products or services does not constitute an endorsement by TIC of such parties or their products or services. TIC does not endorse or warrant the accuracy or reliability of, or assume any liability in connection with, any Content on this website provided by third parties or any of their products or services.
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JURISDICTION AND VENUE
This website and the server(s) that make(s) this website available are located in the United States, and TIC makes no representation or warranty that these materials are appropriate or available for use in locations outside of the United States. If you access or use this website from locations outside the United States, you do so on your own initiative and you are responsible for compliance with applicable laws. By downloading or using Content on this website, you assume responsibility for doing so under the law that applies in jurisdiction(s) where you are located. Access to Content from territories where such Content is unlawful or illegal is prohibited. These Terms and Conditions will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York, without regard to conflicts of law principles. You agree that Monroe County, New York is the proper forum for any claim or controversy arising out of or related to this website, the Content, or these Terms and Conditions not otherwise resolved between you and TIC.
DISCLAIMER; LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
THIS WEBSITE AND THE CONTENT AND SERVICES PROVIDED ON OR IN CONNECTION WITH THIS WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS." TIC MAKES NO WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, REGARDING THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, OR COMPLETENESS OF THE WEBSITE, CONTENT, OR SERVICES PROVIDED HEREIN, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT, TITLE, OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR USE OR PURPOSE. TIC DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE WEBSITE, CONTENT, OR SERVICES AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE ARE ACCURATE, COMPLETE, RELIABLE, OR ERROR-FREE, THAT INFORMATION WILL ALWAYS BE AVAILABLE, OR THAT THE WEBSITE OR THE SERVERS, HARDWARE, OR SOFTWARE USED IN CONNECTION WITH THE WEBSITE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES, MALWARE, OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, NEITHER TIC NOR ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, MEMBERS, OR AGENTS SHALL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, DAMAGES FROM LOSS OF USE OR PROFITS, OR COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES, IN CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE OR CONTENT OR SERVICES PROVIDED ON OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE WEBSITE.
You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless TIC and its officers, directors, employees, members, and agents from and against any and all claims, liabilities, damages, actions, judgments, demands, costs and expenses (including reasonable attorney's fees) arising out of or related to your use of this website or any breach of these Terms and Conditions.
If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is deemed unlawful, void, or unenforceable for any reason, such provision shall be deemed severable from the remainder of these Terms and Conditions and shall not affect the validity or enforceability of the remainder of these Terms and Conditions.
Effective Date: 1/1/2018