THOMAS PUBLISHING COMPANY TERMS OF USE AGREEMENT
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Please read this terms of use agreement carefully before using this website.

THESE TERMS OF USE CONSTITUTE A LEGAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOU AND THOMAS PUBLISHING COMPANY ("THOMAS").  YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE SIGNIFIES YOUR AGREEMENT TO ALL OF THE TERMS, CONDITIONS, AND NOTICES CONTAINED IN THE TERMS OF USE.  IF YOU DO NOT ACCEPT THESE TERMS OF USE IN THEIR ENTIRETY, YOU MAY NOT ACCESS OR USE THIS WEBSITE.

NOTICE OF COPYRIGHT/TRADEMARK

Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained herein or elsewhere, any and all use of the materials contained on this website, in whole or in part, shall be in compliance with the terms and conditions of this Terms of Use Agreement, and any use in violation of such terms and conditions shall be deemed to be in breach and violation of this Terms of Use Agreement.

Thomas Publishing Company and Thomas Register and/or any other names services provided by Thomas referenced herein or on this website are either the trademarks, registered trademarks or the property of Thomas. The names of other companies, products and services referenced herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.

REGISTRATION, PASSWORD AND SECURITY

The use of this website requires you to complete the registration process as prompted by the applicable registration form. This registration process is necessary so that Thomas may confirm your identity. As part of the registration process, you will choose a user name and a password. You are entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your user name, password, and account. You agree to notify Thomas immediately of any unauthorized use of your password or account. You can be held liable for any losses incurred by Thomas or another party due to the unauthorized use of your account or password.

RESTRICTIONS ON USE OF MATERIALS

All text, data, compilation of data, product categorizations, and all other content, regardless of presentation, contained on the Thomas websites or any other website owned, operated, licensed, or controlled by Thomas, as well as the design and layout of such websites, contain elements protected by trade dress, copyright, and/or other laws, and may not be reproduced, copied, downloaded, distributed, republished, sold, broadcast, circulated, or imitated in whole or part. No text, logo, graphic, sound or image from any Thomas website may be copied or retransmitted unless expressly permitted by Thomas. Modification of the materials or use of the materials for any other purpose is a violation of Thomas' copyright, trademark and trade secret rights and others' proprietary rights. For purposes of this Agreement, the use of any such material on any other website or networked computer environment is prohibited. You agree to comply with any additional copyright notices, information or restrictions contained in any content available on or accessed through this website.

TERMINATION

This Agreement is effective until terminated by either party. You may terminate this Agreement at any time by destroying all materials obtained from this website and all related documentation and all copies and installments thereof whether made under the terms of this Agreement or othewise. This Agreement will terminate immediately without notice from Thomas, if in Thomas' sole discretion, you (a) fail to comply with any term or provision of this Agrement; or (b) are a repeat infringer of any third party's rights; or (c) engage in conduct that is illegal, tortious or that interferes with the technological operation of this site. Upon termination, you must destroy all materials obtained from this website and all copies thereof, whether made under the terms of this Agreement or otherwise. Thomas may change, suspend or discontinue all or any aspect of this website at any time, without prior notice or liability.

DISCLAIMER

Thomas makes no representations or warranties with respect to this website or its contents, which are provided for use "AS IS" and "AS AVAILABLE". Thomas disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including without limitation the implied warranties of title, merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, with respect to this website. Thomas does not warrant the functions, information or links contained on this website or that its contents will meet your requirements, that this website, or its contents, are fit for any particular purpose or that the operation of this website or its contents, will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses, worms, trojan horses, cacelbots or other harmful components. You (and not Thomas) assume the entire cost of all necessary servicing, repair or correction. Thomas does 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. You expressly agree that the entrie risk as to the quality and performance of this website and the accuracy or completeness of the content is assumed solely by you. Apllicable law may not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so the above exclusion may not apply to you.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

Under no circumstances, including, but not limited to, negligence, shall Thomas be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages arising out of the use of, or the inability to use, the materials on this website, even if Thomas or a Thomas authorized representative has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Applicable law may not allow the limitation or exclusion of liability or incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you. In no event shall Thomas' total liability to you for all damages, losses and causes of action, whether in contract, negligence, or otherwise, exceed the amount paid by you, if any, for accessing this website.

INDEMNITY

You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Thomas, its subsidiaries and affiliates, and their respective officers, directors, owners, agents, information providers and licensors (collectively "Thomas Parties") from and against any claims, liability, losses, costs and expenses (including but not limited to attorneys' fees) incurred by an Thomas Party in connection with any violation of this Agreement by you. In such case, you agree to cooperate with Thomas' defense of such claim.

PRIVACY

You acknowledge that you have read and understand the Privacy Notice for the website. The Privacy Notice, which also governs your visit to the website explains Thomas' practices with regard to the collection of data and personal information. Click here to view our Privacy Notice.

JURISDICTIONAL ISSUES

This website is controlled and operated by Thomas from its offices in New York, United States of America. Thomas makes no representation that materials on this website are appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who choose to access this website from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable. You may not use or export the materials contained on this website in violation of U.S. export laws and regulations.

MISCELLANEOUS

This Agreement and Thomas' Privacy Notice constitute the entire agreement between parties relating to the subject matter herein and shall not be modified except in writing, signed by both parties. If any disputes arise relating to Thomas Publishing Company, you agree that the federal or state courts located in New York, NY shall have exclusive jurisdiction over all claims. If any provision of this Agreement shall be unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from this Agreement and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.


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