TERMS & CONDITIONS
COPYRIGHTS AND TRADEMARKS
The materials, documents, and information available through the Sites are the property of Vertical Alliance Group, Inc. and are protected by copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property laws. The documents and information contained on the Sites, as well as any trademark or service mark appearing on the Sites may not, under any circumstances, be used, sold, or distributed without the prior written consent of Vertical Alliance Group, Inc.
By using the Sites you agree not to submit or transmit any defamatory, abusive, obscene, threatening, or illegal material or information, including another’s proprietary information, without express authorization. We retain the right to deny access to anyone who we believe has violated these terms or any other term of this Agreement. As a condition of your use of the Sites, you warrant that you will not use the Sites for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms and conditions. You may not use the Sites in any manner which could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Sites or interfere with any other party’s use of the Sites. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the Sites.
TERMINATION AND CHANGES
Vertical Alliance Group, Inc. reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate or restrict your access to the Sites at any time, without notice and to change, suspend, discontinue any aspect of the Sites, including the availability of any features of the Sites, at any time. Vertical Alliance Group, Inc. also reserves the right to change, modify, add or remove any portion of this Agreement, and any policies and terms and conditions contained on the Sites, in whole or in part, at any time. Changes in this Agreement will be effective when notice of such change is posted. Your continued use of the Sites after any change to this Agreement is posted will be considered acceptance of the change.
LINKS TO OTHER SITES
In the event that we provide links to Internet sites maintained by third parties, unless expressly stated otherwise, no inference or assumption should be made and no representation may be implied that we operate or control in any way any information, products or services on these third party sites. Because Vertical Alliance Group, Inc. does not have control over these sites, you agree that it is not responsible for any liability resulting from the access or use of sites not owned by Vertical Alliance Group, Inc.; that we are not responsible for any content, advertising, product, or any other matter or issue, whether linked to, or from, the site. Further, you agree that Vertical Alliance Group, Inc. shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused, alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use of other sites.
You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Vertical Alliance Group, Inc., its affiliates, licensees and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents from and against all liabilities, claims, losses, damages, costs, and expenses, including attorneys’ fees, arising out of your use of the Sites, or your violation or alleged violation of the terms of this Agreement. Your indemnification obligation shall survive the termination of this Agreement. At our expense and election, we reserve the right to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter subject to indemnification by you and you agree to cooperate with Vertical Alliance Group, Inc. in connection with our defense.
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES AND LIABILITY
YOU AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE SITES IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. BECAUSE THE INHERENT HAZARDS AND UNCERTAINTIES OF ELECTRONIC DISTRIBUTION, THERE MAY BE INTERRUPTIONS, DELAYS, OMISSIONS, INACCURACIES, OR OTHER PROBLEMS. IF YOU RELY ON THE SITES OR ANY MATERIAL AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITES, YOU DO SO AT YOUR OWN RISK. YOU UNDERSTAND THAT YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM ANY MATERIAL PROVIDED THROUGH THE SITES. THE SITES ARE PROVIDED TO YOU “AS IS,” “WITH ALL FAULTS,” AND “AS AVAILABLE.” VERTICAL ALLIANCE GROUP, INC. AND ITS AGENTS CANNOT AND DO NOT WARRANT THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, USEFULNESS, TIMELINESS, NO INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OF THE INFORMATION AVAILABLE THROUGH THE WEBSITE, NOR DO WE GUARANTEE THAT THE SITESWILL BE ERROR-FREE, OR CONTINUOUSLY AVAILABLE, OR THAT THE SITES WILL BE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL VERTICAL ALLIANCE GROUP, INC. (INCLUDING ITS PARENTS, SUBSIDIARIES, AND AFFILIATES) OR ITS AGENTS OR LICENSORS BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANYONE ELSE FOR ANY DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF ANY USE OR MISUSE OF THE SITES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, LIABILITY FOR LOST PROFITS, LOSS DATA, BUSINESS INTERRUPTIONS, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, OR SIMILAR DAMAGES, EVEN IF ADVISED BEFOREHAND OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, REGARDLESS OF THE FORM OR CAUSE OF ACTION INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, AND OTHER TORT ACTIONS. YOU AGREE THAT THE LIABILITY OF VERTICAL ALLIANCE GROUP, INC. (INCLUDING ITS PARENTS, SUBSIDIARIES, AND AFFILIATES) AND ITS AGENTS AND LICENSEES, IF ANY, ARISING OUT OF ANY KIND OF LEGAL CLAIM IN ANY WAY CONNECTED TO THE SITES SHALL NOT EXCEED THE AMOUNT YOU PAID TO VERTICAL ALLIANCE GROUP, INC. FOR THE USE OF THE SITES
This Agreement has been made in and shall be construed in accordance with the laws of the state of Texas. By using the Sites, you consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts in Bowie County, Tennessee in all disputes arising out of or relating to this Agreement or this website. If any provision of this Agreement is deemed unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from this Agreement and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.
You will receive a user name and password that will allow you to access the training provided by the Sites. You may login by entering your user identification and password that is assigned to you. You are fully responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your user name and password and all activities that occur under your user name and password. Your user name and password are for your use only and such passwords may not be transferred to any other party. You are prohibited from allowing any third parties to use the user names and passwords.
You agree to use the Sites only for training purposes. Except as otherwise specifically authorized, you agree not to download, alter, reverse compile, or examine the source or object code of any software or data provided in connection with the Sites. You shall not violate the confidentiality of information stored on or accessible through the Sites, or deposit or upload any materials other than those used directly by you for the purposes of completing the designated training. You shall not use the Service to post any content that is obscene, pornographic, excessively violent, harassing, or otherwise objectionable. You shall not use the Service to post content that is defamatory, libelous, scandalous, threatening or harassing. You shall not post private information without the permission of the persons or entities involved. You shall not use the Service to post any content that advocates, promotes or otherwise encourages violence against any business, government, organization, group or individual or which provides instruction, information or assistance in causing or carrying out such violence. You shall not sell, market, license, sublicense, distribute or otherwise grant to any person any of the content contained on the Sites, unless specifically authorized. You shall not introduce viruses, worms, Trojan Horses; you shall not use the Service to post any content that violates any privacy rights, copyrights, trademarks, patents, or other intellectual property rights of others.
You are not legally required to provide us with any Personal Data (defined below), and may do so (or avoid doing so) at your own free will.
If you do not wish to provide us with such Personal Data, or to have it processed by us or by any of our service providers, please simply do not enter our Site or use our Service.
WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT?
We collect information from you when you register on our Sites, place an order, subscribe to our newsletter, respond to a survey or fill out a form.
When ordering or registering on our Sites, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your: name, e-mail address, mailing address, phone number or credit card information. You may, however, visit our website anonymously.
WHAT DO WE USE YOUR INFORMATION FOR?
Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:
- To personalize your experience
(your information helps us to better respond to your individual needs)
- To improve our Sites
(we continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you)
- To improve customer service
(your information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs)
- To process transactions Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of delivering the purchased product or service requested.
- To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other feature of the Sites
- To send periodic emails The email address you provide for order processing, may be used to send you information and updates pertaining to your order, in addition to receiving occasional company news, updates, related product or service information, etc.
HOW DO WE PROTECT YOUR INFORMATION?
We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you place an order or enter, submit, or access your personal information.
We offer the use of a secure server. All supplied sensitive/credit information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our Payment gateway providers database only to be accessible by those authorized with special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential.
After a transaction, your private information (credit cards, social security numbers, financials, etc.) will not be stored on our servers unless you elect to set up auto-renewal at the time of purchase. If you do opt-in to auto-renewal, your payment credentials will be stored in a secure platform and charged annually unless otherwise notification is provided to XXX@verticalag.com no later than XX days in advance of renewal.
Yes (Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computers hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the Sites or service providers systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information
DO WE DISCLOSE ANY INFORMATION TO OUTSIDE PARTIES?
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our Site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
THIRD PARTY LINKS
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our Sites. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our Sites and welcome any feedback about these sites.
CHILDREN’S ONLINE PRIVACY PROTECTION ACT COMPLIANCE
We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act), we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our Sites are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.
Vertical Alliance Group
PO Box 780
Texarkana, Texas 75504