Terms of Use

Please read these terms of use before using the World Wide Web pages of The Gideon Group. These pages, found  at www.gideongroup.net together with the underlying source HTML files which implement the hypertext features, are hereinafter referred to as this "Site." By using this Site, you are agreeing to the following terms.
IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH THESE TERMS, YOU MUST IMMEDIATELY DISCONTINUE USE OF THIS SITE.
1. USE OF MATERIALS
a. The contents of this site, including, but not limited to, text, graphics and icons, are copyrighted materials ("Contents") owned or controlled by The Gideon Group or entities which have granted certain rights to The Gideon Group. The Contents may also contain The Gideon Group's or such other entity's name, trademarks, service marks, and trade names, as well as product designs covered by United States and foreign design patents. You are hereby granted a nonexclusive, nontransferable, limited license to view, download, and print portions of the Site and the Contents of the Site, for your personal use in learning about the topic discussed at the Site, in evaluating or acquiring The Gideon Group's services or products, or in learning about and evaluating other services and products described at the Site. You must faithfully reproduce any and all copyright notices which are provided by Kindly Communications, and may not obscure copyright or other notices.
b. Except as specifically provided herein, The Gideon Group does not grant permission to you to print, copy, reproduce, distribute, transmit, upload, download, store, display in public, alter, or modify the Site or the Contents.
c. Without first obtaining The Gideon Group's written consent, you may not use (a) The Gideon Group's icons to hyperlink other web sites with this site, or (b) The Gideon Group's name, trademarks, trade names, service marks, or any patented designs for any reason. If you wish to take any of these actions, please write to James Robinson at jgrobinson[ at ]cox.net. If permission to hyperlink is granted, you may not remove or obscure (by framing or otherwise) any copyright notices, advertisements, or other information on this Site.
d. Use, duplication or disclosure by or for the United States Government is subject to the restrictions set forth in DFARS 252.227-7013(c)1(ii) and FAR 52.227-19.
2. THIRD PARTY LINKS
The Gideon Group assumes no responsibility for material created or published by third parties, including without limiting the generality of the foregoing, materials on sites which are linked to the Site.
3. SUBMISSIONS
a. All information submitted to The Gideon Group via this Site, or via any postal or any e-mail submission to any The Gideon Group employee, shall be and shall remain the property of The Gideon Group. The Gideon Group reserves the right to review all content and remove material which is objectionable to The Gideon Group, in its sole and absolute discretion. You waive all editorial and moral rights to any submissions you make to The Gideon Group, regardless of format.
b. The Gideon Group shall not be subject to any obligations of confidentiality regarding submitted information, with the sole exception of site registration information as provided on registration forms, as to which e-mail addresses and names are not disclosed to third persons with the consent of the registrant.
c. You warrant that all information submitted by you is fit for publication, and is not libelous, defamatory and/or pornographic.
d. You agree to indemnify The Gideon Group if any third party takes action against Kindly Communications, and agree not to take action against The Gideon Group, in relation to any material you submit, regardless of form.
e. By submitting information, you warrant that The Gideon Group may publish the information, and/or incorporate it or any concepts described in such information, without liability to you or any other or entity.
4. DISCLAIMERS AND LIMITATION OF WARRANTIES
a. THE CONTENTS ARE PROVIDED "AS IS," ON AN "AS AVAILABLE BASIS." ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS AND IMPLIED, AND ALL INDEMNITIES OF ANY KIND, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF NONINFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTY RIGHTS, MERCHANTABILITY, AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, ARE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMED. Kindly Communications AND ITS LICENSORS DO NOT WARRANT OR REPRESENT THAT THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE SITE IS ACCURATE, COMPLETE, CORRECTLY SEQUENCED, RELIABLE OR TIMELY, OR THAT USE OF THE SITE WILL BE UNINTERUPTED, OR FREE OF ERRORS AND/OR VIRUSES. YOU USE THE SITE AT YOUR SOLE RISK.
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO BREACH OF CONTRACT, TORT OR NEGLIGENCE, WILL THE GIDEON GROUP, ANY RELATED PARTIES, OR ITS LICENSORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING LOST PROFITS ) THAT ARISE OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH ANY ERRORS, INACCURACIES, OMISSIONS, DEFECTS, UNTIMELINESS OR UNAUTHENTICITY OF ANY CONTENT IN THE SITE, OR THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THIS SITE OR ANY CONTENT THEREIN. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE GIDEON GROUP'S, RELATED PARTIES' AND LICENSOR'S AGGREGATE LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ANY LOSS, DAMAGE OR CLAIM RELATED TO OR ARISING OUT OF THIS SITE EXCEED THE TOTAL AMOUNTS PAID BY YOU TO THE GIDEON GROUP FOR ACCESSING THIS SITE, IF ANY.
b. The foregoing limitation of liability includes, without limiting the generality of the foregoing, all damages suffered as a result of (1) errors and/or omissions, typographical errors and technical inaccuracies in or on the Site or on third party websites which are linked to the Site directly or indirectly; (2) the unavailability of this Site or any portion of the Site; (3) your use of this Site for any purpose whatsoever; or (4) any damages to personal property, including computer equipment and software, whether as a result of computer viruses or otherwise.
c. The Gideon Group makes no representation that the materials contained in the Site are appropriate or authorized for use in all countries, states, provinces, county or any other jurisdictions. If you choose to access this Site, you do so on your own initiative and risk and are responsible for compliance with all applicable laws.
5. INDEMNIFICATION
You will indemnify, defend and hold The Gideon Group harmless from and against all damages and claims suffered by The Gideon Group and arising directly or indirectly from your breach of these Terms of Use. Such indemnification shall include attorney fees and costs incurred by Kindly Communications in enforcing its rights hereunder.
6. MISCELLANEOUS
a. The Gideon Group reserves the right to withdraw or limit access to the Site and revise the Contents and the services and products described in this Site, including these Terms of Use, at any time without notifying you specifically, even if such notice has been requested. The Gideon Group may amend or modify these Terms of Use or impose new conditions at any time upon inclusion of a notice on the Site indicating that this agreement has been updated. Any use of the site by you after such update shall be deemed to constitute acceptance by you of such amendments, modifications or new conditions.
b. This Site may contain references to products or services which are not available in all locations.
c. These Conditions of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Arizona, as applied to agreements made and solely performed in the State of Arizona. Disputes arising hereunder shall be exclusively subject to the jurisdiction of the State and U.S. Federal District Courts of the State of Arizona. You expressly consent to such jurisdiction.
d. These Terms of Use represent all of the agreements between you and The Gideon Group regarding your use and access to the Site. If any provision of these Terms of Use is deemed unenforceable, unlawful, void, or against public policy, that provisions shall be deemed severed from the remainder of these Terms of Use, which shall remain valid and in full force and effect.
7. DISCLOSURE
Sponsorship of The Gideon Group includes editorial content. The content is at the discretion of the executive editor of www.gideongroup.net. Sponsors do not have the right to participate in any aspect of the editorial process, including prepublication approval of stories. Sponsorship does not preclude The Gideon Group publishing any newsworthy stories that could be construed as negative to any sponsor.
Entire contents © 2008 The Gideon Group. All rights reserved

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