TERMS OF SERVICE

 

  1. DEFINITIONS

“Editor” means the individual accepting the terms of this Agreement or the entity such individual represents, as applicable.

“Editor Data” means data and other information made available to CSGS through the use of the CSGS Services under this Agreement.

“End User” means an end user of  www.thecsgs.org site

“End User Data” means all personal information of an end user including name, emails, phone numbers and other personal data related to the use of CSGS Services (device data, timestamps, location, etc.).

 “CSGS Services” means the services provided by CSGS to End User and Editor under this Agreement through www.thecsgs.org website, including all programs, features, functions, content and report formats, and subsequent updates or upgrades of any of the foregoing made generally available by CSGS.

  1. CSGS SERVICES

2.1 Provision of Services. CSGS will make the CSGS Services available to End Users and Editors in accordance with these terms. Subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement, CSGS grants End User and Editors a non-exclusive, revocable right to use the CSGS Services for information purposes only. The content presented on CSGS Properties should not be interpreted in any form as legal advice.

2.2 Use of CSGS Services. Customer will be solely responsible for all use (whether or not authorized) of the CSGS Services. CSGS reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the CSGS Site or any portion thereof with or without notice. You agree that CSGS shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the CSGS Site or any portion thereof.

2.3 Restrictions. Except as expressly provided in Section 2.1 (Provision of Services), End Users & Editors will not transfer, resell, lease, license or otherwise make available the CSGS Services to third parties. Customer will ensure that the CSGS Services provided hereunder are used in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations and third party rights, as well as the terms of this Agreement. Specifically, and without limitation, End Users & Editors will ensure that CSGS is entitled to use the End Users’ & Editors’ Data as needed to provide the CSGS Services and will not use the CSGS Services in any manner that violates any data protection statute, regulation, order or similar law.

2.4 Change of Service. Customer acknowledges that the features, content, and functions of the CSGS Services, may change over time.

  1. FEES

Most CSGS Services as defined under this Agreement are offered for free.

  1. OWNERSHIP

As between the parties, CSGS exclusively owns and reserves all right, title and interest in and to the CSGS Services, CSGS Properties.

  1. DISCLAIMER

CSGS HEREBY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND WARRANTIES RELATED TO THIRD PARTY EQUIPMENT, MATERIAL, SERVICES OR SOFTWARE. CSGS’S SERVICES AND PROPERTIES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. TO THE EXTENT SUCH DISCLAIMER CONFLICTS WITH APPLICABLE LAW, THE SCOPE AND DURATION OF ANY APPLICABLE WARRANTY WILL BE THE MINIMUM PERMITTED UNDER SUCH LAW.

  1. EXCLUSION OF DAMAGES; LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES AND UNDER NO LEGAL THEORY, WHETHER IN TORT, CONTRACT, OR OTHERWISE, WILL CSGS BE LIABLE TO CUSTOMER FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES OF ANY CHARACTER, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF GOODWILL, LOST PROFITS, LOST SALES OR BUSINESS, WORK STOPPAGE, COMPUTER FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION, LOST DATA, OR FOR ANY AND ALL OTHER DAMAGES OR LOSSES, EVEN IF CSGS HAS BEEN ADVISED, KNEW OR SHOULD HAVE KNOWN OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES AND UNDER NO LEGAL THEORY, WHETHER IN TORT, CONTRACT, OR OTHERWISE, WILL CSGS BE LIABLE TO CUSTOMER FOR ANY DIRECT DAMAGES, COSTS, OR LIABILITIES IN EXCESS OF THE AMOUNTS PAID BY CUSTOMER DURING THE THREE MONTHS PRECEDING THE INCIDENT OR CLAIM.

THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION ALLOCATE THE RISKS UNDER THIS AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE PARTIES, AND THE PARTIES HAVE RELIED ON THE LIMITATIONS SET FORTH HEREIN IN DETERMINING WHETHER TO ENTER INTO THIS AGREEMENT.

THE CSGS SERVICES ARE NOT INTENDED TO SUPPORT ANY EMERGENCY SERVICES. NEITHER CSGS NOR ITS REPRESENTATIVES WILL BE LIABLE UNDER ANY LEGAL OR EQUITABLE THEORY FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGE, OR LOSS (AND CUSTOMER WILL HOLD CSGS HARMLESS AGAINST ANY AND ALL SUCH CLAIMS) ARISING FROM OR RELATING TO THE INABILITY TO USE THE CSGS SERVICES FOR EMERGENCY SERVICES.

  1. TERMS

The term of this Agreement will commence on the date the CSGS Service is accessed by the End User and/or Editor.

GOVERNING LAW

This Agreement will be governed by the laws of the United State of America, exclusive of its rules governing the choice of law and conflict of laws.

  1. GENERAL

9.1 Assignment. End-user & Editor will not assign or otherwise transfer this Agreement, in whole or in part, without CSGS’s prior written consent. Any attempted assignment, delegation, or transfer in violation hereof will be null and void.

9.2 Amendment. CSGS may amend this Agreement from time to time, in which case the new Agreement will supersede prior versions. CSGS’s failure to enforce at any time any provision of this Agreement does not constitute a waiver of that provision or of any other provision of the Agreement.

9.3 Waiver. Any waiver of any breach or default by either party will not constitute a waiver of any other right or any subsequent breach or default. Failure or delay by either party to enforce any provision of this Agreement will not be deemed a waiver of future enforcement of that or any other provision.

9.4 Other Terms. This Agreement supersedes all prior and contemporaneous proposals, statements, sales materials or presentations and agreements, oral and written. No oral or written information or advice given by CSGS, its agents or employees will create a warranty or in any way increase the scope of the warranties in this Agreement.

9.5 Force Majeure. A party is not liable under this Agreement for non-performance caused by events or conditions beyond that party’s control (each, a “Force Majeure Event”) if the party makes reasonable efforts to perform. Either party may terminate this Agreement on written notice to the other party if the Force Majeure Event continues more than 30 days.

  1. SUPPORT AND QUESTIONS

We will provide support to you related to the CSGS Sites via the following methods:

  • Websites (https://www.thecsgs.org)

  • Email (info@thecsgs.org)

If you have any questions regarding these Terms, please contact us by email at info@thecsgs.org

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Last Updated November 6, 2018