I . AGREEMENT TO TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE
II. OWNERSHIP OF SITE
III. NOTICE SPECIFIC TO SOFTWARE AND DOCUMENTATION AVAILABLE ON THIS WEBSITE
IV. NOTICE SPECIFIC TO DOCUMENTS AVAILABLE ON THIS WEBSITE
All documents (“Documents") (such as manuals, white papers, press releases, case studies, datasheets and FAQs) on this Site are the copyrighted work of Echelon or its suppliers, with all rights reserved. You are granted permission to use the Documents, provided that (1) you do not remove any proprietary notices or legends contained in the Documents, (2) such use is for informational and non-commercial or personal use and the Documents are not posted on any other website or broadcast in any media, (3) you do not make any modifications to the Documents, and (4) you do not make any additional representations or warranties with respect to such Documents.ECHELON AND ITS SUPPLIERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY OF THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE DOCUMENTS AND RELATED GRAPHICS PUBLISHED ON THIS SITEFOR ANY PURPOSE. ALL SUCH DOCUMENTS AND RELATED GRAPHICS ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. ECHELON AND ITS SUPPLIERS HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THIS INFORMATION, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, SATISFACTORY QUALITY, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT AND THEIR EQUIVALENTS.
V. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR SITE ACCESS, SOFTWARE, DOCUMENTS AND SERVICES AVAILABLE ON THIS WEBSITE.
IN NO EVENT SHALL ECHELON AND ITS SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION DIRECT, SPECIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER TORTIOUS ACTION OR OTHERWISE, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH: THE SITE, INCLUDING ACCESS TO OR INABILITY TO ACCESS THE SITE; THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF SOFTWARE; DOCUMENTS AND INFORMATION CONTAINED THEREIN; PROVISION OF OR FAILURE TO PROVIDE SERVICES; OR ANY OTHER INFORMATION AVAILABLE FROM THIS SITE.THE SOFTWARE, DOCUMENTS OR OTHER MATERIALS PUBLISHED ON, OR DOWNLOADABLE FROM, THIS SITE COULD INCLUDE TECHNICAL INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. ECHELON AND ITS SUPPLIERS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO, AND MAY MODIFY THEM AT ANY TIME.
VI. USER OBLIGATIONS
You agree to use the Site, Services, Software and Documentation in a lawful manner. You acknowledge and agree that forging headers or otherwise manipulating identifiers in order to disguise your identity or the origin of any message that you transmit in connection with your use of the Site and Services is strictly forbidden.
You agree not to use the Site or Services to collect, upload, transmit, display, or distribute any content (a) that violates any third-party right, including any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, moral right, privacy right, right of publicity, or any other intellectual property or proprietary right; (b) that is unlawful, harassing, abusive, tortuous, threatening, harmful, invasive of another's privacy, vulgar, defamatory, false, intentionally misleading, trade libelous, pornographic, obscene, patently offensive (e.g., material that promotes racism, bigotry, hatred, or physical harm of any kind against any group or individual) or that otherwise constitutes objectionable material of any kind or nature or which is harmful to minors in any way; or (c) in violation of any law, regulation, or obligations or restrictions imposed by any third party.
In addition, you agree not to use the Site or Services to: (a) upload, transmit, or distribute any computer viruses, worms, or any software intended to damage or alter a computer system or data; (b) send unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, junk mail, spam, chain letters, pyramid schemes, or any other form of duplicate or unsolicited messages, whether commercial or otherwise; (c) harvest, collect, gather or assemble information or data regarding other users of the Site; (d) interfere with, disrupt, or create an undue burden on servers or networks connected to the Site or Services, or violate the regulations, policies or procedures of such networks; (e) attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Site or Services, other computer systems or networks connected to or used together with the Site or Services, through password mining or other means; or (f) introduce software, automated agents, or scripts to the Site or Services, so as to produce multiple accounts, generate automated searches, requests and queries, or to strip, scrape, or mine data from the Site or Services.
VII. COMPLIANCE WITH APPLICABLE LAWS; EXPORT CONTROL LAWS; U.S. GOVERNMENT-RESTRICTED RIGHTS
VIII. SPECIAL NOTE REGARDING FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS
IX. ACCOUNT CREATION AND RESPONSIBILITY
In order to use certain features of the Site (e.g., to use the Services or download Software), you may be required to register for an account with Echelon (“Account") and provide certain information as prompted by the Site registration form. You represent and warrant that: (a) all required registration information you submit is truthful and accurate; and (b) you will maintain the accuracy of such information. You may de-activate your Account at any time, for any reason, by following the instructions on the Site. As well, Echelon may, but is under no obligation to, suspend or terminate your Account, in accordance with rules, regulations, laws, and Echelon's policies and practices in effect from time to time. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your Account login information and are responsible for all activities that occur under your Account. You agree to immediately notify Echelon of any unauthorized use, or suspected unauthorized use of your Account, or any other breach of security that relates to your Account or your use of the Site, Services or Software. Echelon is not liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with the above requirements.
X. PRIVACY AND SECURITY
XI. THIRD-PARTY STATEMENTS ON ECHELON'S WEB SITE
Echelon may, but is not obligated to, monitor or review statements made by third parties on Echelon's web site. Users or other third parties may post statements or information on some portions of the Echelon web site from time to time. Echelon makes no representation as to the accuracy, appropriateness, legality, ownership or other aspects of such statements or information. Echelon expressly disclaims any liability for such third party statements under criminal or civil laws relating to defamation, intellectual property infringement, privacy, obscenity, or other areas of law.
XII. COPYRIGHT POLICY
We respect the intellectual property of others and ask that you do the same. In connection with our Site and Services, we have adopted and implemented a policy respecting copyright law that provides for the removal of any infringing materials and for the termination, in appropriate circumstances, of the participation on our online Site and Services of users who are repeat infringers of intellectual property rights, including copyrights. If you believe that one of our users is, through the use of our Site and Services, unlawfully infringing the copyright(s) in a work, and wish to have the allegedly infringing material removed, please contact our Marketing department and provide in writing such information necessary to comply with laws and regulations and Echelon's policies and practices. Such information may include, but is not limited to:
Please note that, pursuant to 17 U.S.C. § 512(f), anyone who knowingly materially misrepresents that material is infringing may be liable for any damages, including costs and attorneys' fees, incurred by us (and others) resulting from the written notification and allegation of copyright infringement.
XIII. LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES
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XVI. GOVERNING LAW AND DISPUTE RESOLUTION
XVII. TERMINATION OR SUSPENSION OF ACCESS
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XIX. UNSOLICITED SUBMISSIONS
In the event you submit any unsolicited ideas, original creative artwork, comments, suggestions or other works of any type whatsoever and regardless of media ( each a "Submission") to this Website, you hereby agree with respect to each such Submission, and notwithstanding any notice or marking included thereon or terms included therewith, that: (1) your Submission and the contents thereof automatically and immediately will become the property of Echelon, without restriction, and without any compensation due to you or any third party; (2) Echelon will have the right, in its sole discretion to use, modify, create derivative works from, publish or redistribute all or any portion of any Submission for any purpose and in any way, without any obligation, liability or compensation to you whatsoever; (3) there is no obligation for Echelon to review, retain or return any Submission; and (4) there is no obligation to keep any Submission confidential. Any Submission made to Echelon without a prior written agreement signed by Echelon and specifying contrary terms will be deemed 'unsolicited'.