Terms of Use


TERMS OF USE AGREEMENT

IMPORTANT NOTICE

USE OF THIS WEBSITE BY ANY PARTY ("YOU") CONSTITUTES YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THE FOLLOWING TERMS. Please read these terms carefully before using this website. They constitute a binding agreement between you and Harris & Associates, Inc. ("Harris"). By using the site or downloading materials from the site, you agree to abide by the terms and conditions setforth in this Terms of Use Agreement (“Agreement”). If you do not accept these terms, please refrain from using Harris & Associate's website. Harris reserves the right to change its website and these terms at any time without prior notice.

Also, please review our Privacy Policy that explains how Harris protects your privacy while using our website.

Use of Content

The documents, graphics, and other information ("Content") posted on the Harris website are owned by Harris, or are provided with permission of the owner.

The information provided on this website is for general informational and educational purposes only.. Your access to and use of the information contained on the website is subject to this Agreement. By accessing and using this website, you accept, without limitation or qualification, this Agreement.

You may access the Content solely for your personal, noncommercial use. You may download or print a copy of portions of the Content, provided any copy retains all applicable copyright notices. All other rights, title, and interest to the Content are expressly reserved by Harris.

You will comply with all applicable laws in connection with the use of this website. You will not engage in conduct on or in connection with this website that is illegal, threatening, misleading, infringing, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, profane, offensive, or otherwise objectionable or improper. You will not cause damage, embarrassment, or adverse publicity to Harris.

You will cooperate with all reasonable requests of Harris and will notify Harris promptly upon learning of any actual or suspected breach of these terms and conditions by you or unauthorized use or abuse of this website. No other permission is granted to you to print, copy, reproduce, distribute, transmit, upload, download, store, display in public, alter, or modify the Content. You shall indemnify and hold Harris harmless against any liability (including reasonable attorney fees) arising from or related to your failure to comply with these Terms of Use.

Registration and Passwords

Harris may or may not at times require you to have a password and provide registration details to access this website or portions of this website. If Harris does require a password and registration details, it shall be a condition of use of this website that all the details you provide are correct, current, and complete. If Harris believes that the details are not correct, current, or complete, Harris will have the right to refuse you access to the website, or any of its resources, and to terminate or suspend your account, if any. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of any password(s) you are given to access this website, and you are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your password(s). You agree to notify Harris immediately of any unauthorized use of your password(s). Harris reserves the absolute right not to issue a password to any person or entity.

Website and Registration Administration

Per the "Use of Content" terms above, you may link to any page of this website as long as the link is without framing. However, in the event Harris deems your linking practices in relation to this website to be inappropriate, Harris may provide notice to you concerning removal or modification of the inappropriate link, and you agree to comply with any and all requirements of Harris relating thereto. Upon notification of Harris as provided above, you may link to this website unless and until Harris gives notice that you must discontinue linking to this website.

Harris may in its discretion modify, edit, translate, suspend, restrict access to, or terminate this website, these terms and conditions, the Content, or any link at any time without liability or prior notice. Harris may in its discretion terminate the browsing of, registration with, and use of this website by you at any time without liability or prior notice for any reason, including for any breach of these terms and conditions.

Third-Party Website Links

As a convenience to you, this website may contain content, links, and other information submitted by third parties over whom Harris has no control or responsibility. Harris has no obligation to monitor, control, or restrict the use of this website, or third-party websites accessible via links on this website. These other sites are not under the control of Harris, and you acknowledge that (whether or not such sites are affiliated in any way with Harris) Harris is not responsible for and makes no warranties or representations of any kind as to the accuracy, copyright compliance, legality, decency, or any other aspect of the content of such sites. The inclusion of such a link does not imply endorsement of any site by Harris or any association with its operators. Moreover, Harris has no obligation to verify any content submitted by you or to provide any registration or other information to you concerning any content.

Disclaimer

The website and its Content are for general and education information only, free of charge and are provided "AS IS" with no representations or warranties, express or implied, of any kind. Harris does not guarantee that your use will be uninterrupted, error-free or is free of viruses or other harmful components. This website may contain inaccuracies, out-of-date information, and typographical errors. You assume the entire risk of any reliance on this website and its Content. Harris reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to correct any errors or omissions in any portion of the website, and to make other changes to the website at any time without notice.

IN NO EVENT SHALL HARRIS, ITS DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS or ANY PARTY INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING, OR DELIVERING THIS WEBSITE SHALL BE LIABLE TO ANY ENTITY OR PERSON FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE OR OTHER DAMAGES (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION , ANY LOST PROFITS, LOST DATA, OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) ARISING OUT OF ACCESS TO, USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE THIS WEBSITE, OR ANY OR ALL OF THE CONTENTS OF THIS WEBSITE EVEN IF HARRIS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

Governing Law

Harris controls, maintains and operates its site from its offices within the United States. This Agreement is governed by the laws of the State of California. Harris makes no representation that materials on this website are appropriate or available for use at locations outside of the United States, and access to this website from locations where its contents are illegal is prohibited. You may not use this website or export the materials on this website in violation of U.S. export laws and regulations. If you access the website from a location outside of the United States, you are responsible for compliance with all local laws.

You are responsible for complying with the laws of the jurisdiction from which you are accessing this website, and you agree that you will not access or use the information on this site in violation of such laws.

Intellectual Property

The entire contents of this website are subject to copyright protection. The contents of this website may not be copied, displayed, downloaded, distributed, modified, reproduced, republished, or retransmitted any information, text, or documents contained in this website or any portion thereof in any electronic medium or in hard copy, or create any derivative work based on such images, text, or documents, without the express written consent of Harris. Harris does not grant any express or implied right to you under any license, patents, copyrights, trademarks or trade secret information.

Harris, Harris & Associates, the Harris & Associates logo, and the other logos, taglines, and slogans on this website are service marks, trademarks, or registered trademarks of Harris & Associates. Other product or company names may be the trademarks or service marks of their respective owners.

Elements of this website are protected by trade dress and other laws, and this website and its appearance, including website code and scripts, may not be copied or imitated in any way without the express written consent of Harris.

Miscellaneous

This Terms of Use Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and Harris with respect to the use of this website. If for any reason a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision of this Terms of Use Agreement or portion thereof to be unenforceable, that provision shall be enforced to the maximum extent permissible so as to effect the intent of this Terms of Use Agreement, and the remainder of this Terms of Use Agreement shall continue in full force and effect.


 

Last Updated: October 9, 2014