Privacy Policy

Terms and Conditions of Use

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE CAREFULLY. BY USING THIS WEB SITE, YOU AGREE TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS. The content of this Web site, including but not limited to the text and images herein and their arrangement, are copyright © 2005 by ISS. All Rights Reserved. These terms and conditions of use may be changed in the future without further notice. These terms and conditions apply exclusively to your use of this Web site and do not alter in any way any other agreement you may have with ISS for products, services, or otherwise. This Web site is maintained and operated by ISS at least in part on a server located in Alexandria, Virginia, USA. ISS makes no claims that this Web site is appropriate for use in locations other than the USA. If you use this site from other locations you are responsible for compliance with the applicable local laws.

The information published on this Web site is provided without charge as a convenience to visitors, to be used for informational purposes only. While ISS has tried to provide accurate and timely information, there may be inadvertent technical or factual inaccuracies and typographical errors, for which we apologize. We reserve the right to make changes and corrections at any time, without notice. Reference to any products, services, processes, or other information, by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, supplier, or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, sponsorship, or recommendation by ISS.

Privacy. As part of the operation of this Web site or during the course of your use of this Web site, information about you can become available to ISS. Such information may include personal data that you directly provide (such as your name), or information that is readily discernable (such as your IP address). By using this Web site, you expressly consent to the collection, processing, transfer, or use of such information. If you do not consent to such collection, processing, transfer, or use, you should immediately discontinue your use of this Web site. Unless otherwise expressly provided on this Web site, ISS makes no representation regarding the collection, processing, transfer, or use of any personal data. In no event shall ISS be liable to you or others for any damages resulting from any collection, processing, transfer, or use of personal data resulting from your use of this Web site.

Cookies. "Cookies" are a widely used Internet feature and are used at most major sites. ISS may use cookies in connection with this Web site. Cookies are small pieces of information that are stored on your computer by the ISS server by means of your Internet browser. Cookies are used for record-keeping purposes--the stored information can be retrieved by the same ISS server that created the cookie. This allows ISS to personalize, monitor, or regulate the use of this site, and also permits ISS to automate the access and data-entry functions of the site and to tailor the appearance or presentation of the site to your preferences or interests. In addition, cookies allow ISS to track usage of the site (e.g., to determine which areas of the site are useful or popular) and permit us to improve and update the site effectively.

Copyright Material. As long as the materials are not modified and all copyright and other proprietary notices are retained, you may electronically copy and print hardcopy portions of this Web site for your personal use or for non-commercial use within the organization that employs you. Any other use of the materials in this Web site--including any commercial use, reproduction for purposes other than described above, modification, distribution, republication, display, or performance--without the prior written permission of ISS is strictly prohibited. Trademarks and Other Proprietary Property. Certain components of this Web site, such as "Integrity" and the ISS logo, comprise trademarks, trade names, or service marks of ISS. These marks may not be copied, imitated, or used, in whole or in part, without the prior written permission of ISS. In addition, the graphics, button icons, and scripts are the proprietary property of ISS, and may not be copied, imitated, or used, in whole or in part, without the prior written permission of ISS.

Submissions. You agree that any materials, including but not limited to questions, comments, suggestions, ideas, plans, notes, drawings, original or creative materials, or other information, provided by you in the form of e-mail or other submissions to ISS, or postings to this Web site, are non-confidential and may be used without restriction by ISS for any legitimate purpose, commercial or otherwise, without acknowledgment or compensation to you. Forums, Interactive Areas and Feedback. This Web site may include discussion forums or other interactive areas, including chat rooms or bulletin boards. You agree not to publish through this Web site anything that is unlawful, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, profane, indecent, lewd, harassing, threatening, invasive of privacy or of publicity rights, abusive, inflammatory, or otherwise objectionable, or that would constitute or encourage a criminal offense, violate the rights of any party, or otherwise create liability or violate any law. You are solely responsible for anything that you post in discussion forums or on interactive areas of this Web site. Except when used to communicate with ISS in certain circumstances, forums and interactive areas are to be used only for non-commercial purposes. ISS takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for the content published by others on this Web site, or for any mistakes, defamation, omissions, falsehoods, obscenity, pornography, or profanity you may encounter. If you find any material on this Web site objectionable, please contact ISS. ISS reserves the right to remove any material appearing on this Web site that ISS determines, in its sole discretion, to be harmful, offensive, or otherwise inappropriate.

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