Terms & Conditions
IPLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY. THIS WEB SITE IS OWNED AND OPERATED BY THE Institute for Supply Management - NEW YORK, INC., A NOT-FOR-PROFIT CORPORATION ("ISM-NY"). ACCESS TO THIS WEB SITE IS BEING OFFERED TO YOU BY ISM-NY CONDITIONED UPON ACCEPTANCE BY YOU OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS PROVIDED HEREIN, WITHOUT MODIFICATION. BY ACCESSING THIS WEB SITE AND ANY PAGES THEREOF, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS BELOW. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS BELOW, YOU ARE NOT PERMITTED ACCESS TO THIS WEB SITE, OR ANY PAGES THEREOF.
Purpose of Site
The goals of ISM-NY, in making this Web site available, are: (i) to communicate with its members and other interested persons, (ii) to provide certain reference resources to its members and other interested persons, and (iii) to solicit membership in ISM-NY and attendance at its events.
Use of Information and Web Site Materials
This Web site is for informational use by ISM-NY members and other interested persons. Use of this Web site is at your own risk. If you download any materials, you must keep all copyright and other notices intact. Except as otherwise expressly prohibited in this Web site, you may copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, and publish content from this Web site for yourself and for the benefit of other interested parties for informational purposes only, at all times without receiving any compensation therefore, provided, however, that if such use involves your subsequent distribution and publication of ISM-NY content, (i) you must: attribute and credit such content to ISM-NY, and (ii) your use shall be consistent with the policies and mission of ISM-NY. Notwithstanding the foregoing, you are expressly proscribed from using the information out of context or presenting it in an unfair, misleading or discriminatory manner.
Prohibited Uses and Acts
You may not do any of the following without the express written consent of ISM-NY, which consent shall be given or denied at the sole discretion of ISM-NY: (i) revise, modify, adapt or alter the content, layout or presentation of this Web site; (ii) place, post on, or otherwise add to this Web site any information or material, of any kind or form whatsoever; or (iii) link this Web site to any other Web site or redirect visitors to this Web site to another Web site. In addition, you may not: (iv) use this Web site or its contents for any purpose that is tortious, unlawful or prohibited by the terms and conditions of this Agreement; or (v) deny or inhibit access to this Web site. You acknowledge that doing any of the acts described above would likely result in ISM-NY suffering harm that is irreparable, for which ISM-NY could not be fairly compensated by an award of money damages alone. In such event, you agree and consent to the imposition of injunctive relief ordered by any court of competent jurisdiction based, if necessary to protect ISM-NY's rights, on a preliminary finding of infringement or other violation of ISM-NY's rights and/or the terms and conditions of this Agreement. You agree to indemnify, hold harmless and defend ISM-NY from any and all loss, liability, claims, lawsuit, injury, damages, expenses or costs, including attorneyís fees and court costs, arising out of, incident to or in any manner occasioned by your engaging in any conduct that violates ISM-NY's rights and/or is prohibited by the terms and conditions of this Agreement.
Materials Submitted to ISM-NY
Any communication or material that you transmit to the Web site by electronic mail or otherwise including any data, questions, comments, suggestions or the like is and will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary. Anything that you transmit or post becomes the property of ISM-NY and its affiliate organization, the Institute for Supply Management ("ISM") and may be used for any purpose, including, but not limited to, reproduction, disclosure, transmission, publication, broadcast and posting. ISM-NY is free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques contained in any communications you send to this Web site for any purpose whatsoever.
THE INFORMATION AND MATERIALS CONTAINED IN THIS WEB SITE AND THIRD-PARTY WEB SITES TO WHICH IT LINKS, INCLUDING TEXT, GRAPHICS, LINKS OR OTHER ITEMS - ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE." THE CONTENT INCLUDED ON THIS WEB SITE AND THIRD-PARTY WEB SITES TO WHICH IT LINKS MAY INCLUDE INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. CHANGES ARE PERIODICALLY MADE TO THE INFORMATION HEREIN AND THEREIN. ACCORDINGLY, ISM-NY DOES NOT WARRANT THE ACCURACY, ADEQUACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THE INFORMATION AND MATERIALS IN THIS WEB SITE AND THIRD-PARTY WEB SITES TO WHICH IT LINKS AND EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS LIABILITY FOR ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN THIS INFORMATION AND MATERIALS. NO WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, IMPLIED, EXPRESS OR STATUTORY, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTY RIGHTS, TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND FREEDOM FROM COMPUTER VIRUS, IS GIVEN IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE INFORMATION AND MATERIALS OF THIS WEB SITE AND TO ANY THIRD-PARTY WEB SITE TO WHICH IT LINKS.
Limitation of Liability
IN NO EVENT WILL ISM-NY BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DIRECT OR INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, LOSSES OR EXPENSES ARISING IN CONNECTION WITH THIS WEB SITE OR USE THEREOF OR INABILITY TO USE BY ANY PARTY, OR IN CONNECTION WITH ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, ERROR, OMISSION, INTERRUPTION, DEFECT, DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, COMPUTER VIRUS OR LINE OR SYSTEM FAILURE, EVEN IF ISM-NY, OR REPRESENTATIVES THEREOF, ARE ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, LOSSES OR EXPENSES. USE OF THIS WEB SITE AND HYPERLINKS TO OTHER INTERNET RESOURCES ARE AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE CONTENT, ACCURACY, OPINIONS EXPRESSED, AND OTHER LINKS PROVIDED BY THESE RESOURCES ARE NOT INVESTIGATED, VERIFIED, MONITORED, OR ENDORSED BY ISM-NY.
Modification of Terms and Conditions of Use
ISM-NY may, at any time, revise these Terms and Conditions of Use by updating this posting, and without any other notice to you. You are bound by any such revisions and it is recommended that you periodically visit and review this section of the Web site to review the Terms and Conditions of Use by which you are bound.
This Web site is not intended for use by children.