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YOU AGREE THAT BY USING THE WEBSITE AND THE SERVICES YOU ARE AT LEAST 18 YEARS OF AGE AND YOU ARE LEGALLY ABLE TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACT.
HRI provides an online portal to give visitors a general understanding of human resources issues and to provide an automated software solution to individuals who choose to prepare their own documents. At no time does HRI draw legal conclusions, provide legal advice or apply the law to the facts of your particular situation. HRI and its Services are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney.
HRI strives to keep its documents accurate, current and up-to-date. However, because the law changes rapidly, HRI cannot guarantee that all of the information on the Website is completely current. The law is different from jurisdiction to jurisdiction, and may be subject to interpretation by different courts. The law is a personal matter, and no general information or tool like the kind HRI provides can fit every circumstance. Furthermore, the information contained on the Website is not legal advice and is not guaranteed to be correct, complete or up-to-date. If you need legal advice for your specific problem, or if your specific problem is too complex to be addressed by our tools, you should consult a licensed attorney in your area.
Non-Transferable General License HRI, D.B.A HRINSIGHTS.com grants you a non-exclusive and non-transferable general license to the HRINSIGHTS.com portal, website and system.
Your right to use the Website is non transferable. Your license and the associated username and password assigned and maintained by HRI are yours and yours alone. Sharing, transferring, sub-licensing or otherwise providing third party access to the system / website and the contents, information, tools and resources therein to any individual, organization or entity is STRICTLY PROHIBITED. Violators will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.
Personal Use and Site Licenses
By accessing this site, you agree to use it for your personal research and reference purposes only (either for the benefit of yourself or for the benefit of your employer). If you are interested in using the contents of this Web site in any manner except as specifically permitted herein, please contact HRI via Contact Us link on the website. You acknowledge that the copyright, database rights and all other intellectual property rights comprised in or relating to this Website and in the data it contains belongs to HRI.
HRI is committed to respecting your privacy concerns with the information you entrust with us. We give users choice and consent over how their personal information is used, and remove names immediately upon request.
Security: We store subscriber and password files with personal information securely. Such files are stored in secure areas not accessible to the public.
Product alerts: From time to time, we may also send you news bulletins or product alerts on products or services from HRI, or other carefully screened companies. Any such message will ALWAYS provide you with a link or other easy means of unsubscribing to further e-mails. Alternatively, you can send a note from the Contact Us link, at any time, with the words "Remove product alerts" in the subject field of the message.
Third party use: We will NOT release your name or any information pertaining to you to other organizations. Your e-mail address will NOT be released to any third party, and we will NOT share with others any demographic information that you may provide to us that can be identified as relating to you personally without your consent to do so. We occasionally share carefully selected organizations and products in our e-mail publications or product alerts that may prove value to our clients. To stop receiving such e-mails, follow the unsubscribe instructions in the e-mail or send a note via the Contact Us link, at any time, with the words "Remove product alerts" in the subject field of the message.
Please note that we may share your information with our service providers, but they are restricted from using your information data in any way other than to provide services. We may also share your information as required by law (such as in response to a subpoena) or in connection with the sale, assignment, or other transfer of our business or assets.
Removal: We will immediately unsubscribe anyone who requests that their name be removed from our e-mail lists. To be removed, follow the unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of any e-mail from us, or send a note via the Contact Us link with the words "Remove from List" in the subject line. Please be aware that removal from email does not include removal from database. Your email will remain on file for as long as you are a hrinsights.com user, but will not be used for any correspondence other than that which is necessary to alert or update you on your account status or for technical support reasons when appropriate.
4. Changes to the Website
HRI may at any time make alterations to or to withdraw this Website or any part of it.
5. Copyrights and Trademarks
This Website as a whole is copyrighted as a collective work, and individual works appearing on or accessible through this site are likewise subject to copyright protection. You agree to honor the copyrights in this site (including the selection, coordination and arrangement of the contents of this site) and in the works available on or through this site.
In addition, trademarks belonging to us or to others appear on or are accessible through this site. The fact that we have permitted you access to this site does not constitute authorization to reproduce our trademarks for any purpose.
By submitting any content to HRI and/or the Website, including message boards, forums and chat rooms, you grant HRI a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, world-wide license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, publish and display all such content (in whole or in part) and to incorporate such content in other works in any form, media or technology, whether currently existing or hereafter developed. By submitting any content to HRI and/or the Website, you represent and warrant to HRI that you have the unfettered right to convey such a license to HRI. You agree that you will not submit any content that (a) infringes upon the intellectual property rights of any other person or entity, unless you have the permission of such person or entity to submit the content and thereby grant the license provided herein, (b) violates the privacy or publicity rights of any other person or entity, unless you have the permission of such person or entity to submit the content and thereby grant the license provided herein, (c) is offensive, obscene, defamatory, threatening or abusive (d) advertises any other site or business or (d) contains computer programming routines or code designed to interfere in any way with the full, proper and timely operation of the Website or any computer system.
6. Intellectual Property
7. Reproduction and Reuse
Except for individual copies and direct use by the licensed user to which username and password access were assigned by HRI, you may not (a) copy, modify, distribute, display, transmit, use or prepare derivative works based upon the Website or any of its contents; (b) use or disclose information which is identified on the Website as being confidential or otherwise restricted; (c) remove or alter any copyright, trademark or other proprietary notice from any portion of the Website or any of its contents except where expressly instructed to do so; (d) sublicense, sell, rent, lease, lend, assign, share, transfer or otherwise distribute to any third party any of the contents of the Website, password or other unique access permissions to the Website by any third party; or (e) disassemble, de-compile or otherwise attempt to "reverse engineer" any software contained in or accessible on the Website. "Mirroring" the Website or any of its contents is prohibited. Violation of this policy will result in immediate termination of access and will be subject to all fines and or penalties, including full prosecution as allowable by law.
8. Disclaimers and Limitation of Warranties
This Website is provided as a research and reference tool only. Although we make every reasonable effort to ensure that the information, tools and data provided on this site are useful, accurate, and current, we cannot guarantee that the information, tools and data provided here will be error-free. HRI does not give any warranty or other assurance as to the operation, quality or functionality of the site. Access to the site may be interrupted, restricted or delayed for any reason.
This site and the information available through it do not, and are not intended to constitute legal advice. This content provides practical information concerning the subject matter covered and is provided with the understanding that HRI is not rendering legal advice or other professional services. While every effort is made to provide current information, the law changes regularly and laws may vary depending on the state or municipality. The material is made available for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for legal advice or your professional judgment. You should review applicable law in your jurisdiction and consult experienced counsel for legal advice.
By using this site, you assume all responsibility for and risk arising from your use of and reliance upon the contents of this site. You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless HRI and its partners, affiliates and their respective directors, officers, employees, agents, successors and assigns from and against all claims, actions, demands, damages, losses, costs and expenses, including reasonable attorneys' fees, arising from or relating in any way to your use of the site.
References and links to products and services belonging to third parties are provided for your convenience and do not represent our endorsement of such products or services. Materials accessible from or added to this site by third parties, such as comments posted in discussion groups, are strictly the responsibility of the third party who added such materials or made them accessible. While we reserve the right to monitor third-party discussions and to remove materials that we believe are inappropriate, we neither endorse nor undertake to control, monitor, edit or assume responsibility for any such third-party material contained in or linked to this site.
THIS WEBSITE AND ITS CONTENTS ARE PROVIDED "AS IS." WE DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS AND IMPLIED, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE WITH RESPECT TO ANY INFORMATION CONTAINED ON, ACCESSIBLE THROUGH OR DERIVED BY YOU FROM THIS WEBSITE AND WITH RESPECT TO ANY PRODUCTS OR SERVICES PURCHASED BY YOU THROUGH THIS WEBSITE. WE LIKEWISE DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL LIABILITY TO YOU ARISING OUT OF INTERRUPTION OR DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR SOFTWARE AS THE RESULT OF ACCESSING OR OTHERWISE USING THIS WEBSITE. WE NEITHER WARRANT NOR REPRESENT THAT THE SERVICES OR INFORMATION AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS WEBSITE WILL ENABLE YOU TO ACHIEVE ANY PARTICULAR RESULT OR OUTCOME, LEGAL, ECONOMIC, EDUCATIONAL, OR OTHERWISE. WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR SPECIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING LOST REVENUES, LOST PROFITS, OR LOSS OF DATA ARISING OUT OF YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE. IN THE EVENT THAT ANY OF THE FOREGOING LIMITATIONS AND DISCLAIMERS IS INEFFECTIVE, YOU AGREE THAT OUR MAXIMUM LIABILITY TO YOU SHALL BE THE TOTAL OF THE FEES THAT YOU HAVE PAID TO US IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR ACCESS TO THIS WEBSITE AND/OR FOR PRODUCTS OR SERVICES THAT YOU HAVE PURCHASED FROM US THROUGH THIS WEBSITE.
10. Inappropriate Content
When accessing this Website, you agree not to upload, download, display, perform, transmit or otherwise distribute any content that (a) libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, abusive or threatening; (b) advocates or encourages conduct that could constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, national or foreign law or regulation; or (c) advertises or otherwise solicits funds or is a solicitation for goods or services. HRI reserves the right to terminate or delete such material from its servers.
11. Links to Other Web Sites
The Website may now, or hereafter from time to time, contain links to third-party Web sites. We do not control, investigate, monitor or check such Web sites, we are not responsible for the computer programs available from, content in or opinions expressed at such Web sites, and we do not investigate, monitor or check. We provide such third-party links only as a convenience to visitors of the Website, and the inclusion of a link does not imply approval or endorsement of the linked site by us. If you decide to leave the Website and access any third-party Web site, you do so at your own risk.
12. Fees and Payments
If you have purchased a license from HRI, you are required to maintain a valid credit card or electronic checking account number belonging to you with available credit or funds sufficient to pay the applicable Fees. In the event that you cancel this credit card or it is otherwise terminated, you must immediately provide us with a new valid credit card number.
13. Termination of Access
The license granted is valid so long as you remain in good standing with HRI and will continue and renew automatically unless terminated by you or HRI. The license will automatically terminate if you fail to comply with the limitations described herein or in the applicable Specific Terms. We reserve the right to change the contents of this site or to discontinue it at any time without warranty, as well as the right to deny access to the site to any person whom we have reasonable grounds to believe may be using the site for an unlawful or unauthorized purpose or in a manner that may harm us.
14. Governing Law; Venue
By using this Website, you expressly agree that your rights and obligations shall be governed and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the state of Illinois, without regard to its choice of law rules. Any legal action or proceeding shall be instituted in a State or Federal court in Illinois, and in Cook County.