ApprenticeIS.com Terms and Conditions
This Agreement sets forth the terms and conditions which apply to your use of the ApprenticeIS.com website (the “Website”) and any other product or service offered for sale by Apprentice Information Systems, Inc. (“AIS”) through the Website. The right to use the Website and any other product or service offered by AIS through the Website is personal to you and is not transferable to any other person or entity.1. Definitions
"Service" means the on-line information, including, but not limited to product information, ordering information, e-mail, messages, shopping and interactive services operated by AIS through the Website.
"User" means each person who uses the Service or purchases any products from AIS.2. Changes In the Service or Terms of Usage
AIS has the right at any time to modify, change or discontinue any aspect or feature of the Service, including, but not limited to, content, hours of availability, registration requirements and equipment needed for access or use of the Website. AIS also has the right at any time to impose, change, or modify the terms and conditions applicable to use of the Service, or any part thereof, or to impose new terms and conditions. Such changes, modifications, additions, or deletions will be effective immediately upon notice thereof, including, but not limited to, posting on the Website a revised version of this Agreement or notification by electronic or conventional mail. Any use of the Service by the User after such notice constitutes acceptance by the User of such changes, modifications, additions, or deletions. The User agrees to periodically review the ApprenticeIS.com Website Agreement.3. User Conduct
a) The User agrees to use the Service for lawful purposes only and agrees not to post or transmit any material that violates or infringes in any way upon the rights of others; that is unlawful, threatening, abusive, defamatory, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, vulgar, obscene, profane, indecent or otherwise objectionable; that encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any law. No conduct may be undertaken that, in AIS judgment and sole discretion, restricts or inhibits any other user from using or enjoying the Service. The User agrees not to post or transmit on the Website advertising or other commercial solicitations.
b) User agrees not to upload, post, or otherwise make available on the Website any material protected by copyright, trademark or other proprietary right without the express written permission of the owner of the copyright, trademark or other proprietary right. By communication with the Website, each User hereby represents and warrants that the User has all necessary rights for the materials, communications, or other information that the User has provided, transmitted or sent to the Website. The User is solely liable for any damages resulting from any infringement of a third-party’s copyright, patent, trademark, service mark or other proprietary rights, or any other harm resulting from any uploading, posting or submission of material on the Website.4. Intellectual Property
a) The Service and Website contain both publicly available information as well as copyrighted material and other proprietary information, which is exclusively owned by AIS. In regards to the copyrighted and proprietary information, the User may not reproduce, copy, prepare derivative works, distribute, perform, display, print, publish, upload, post, or transmit in any way any copyrighted and proprietary material from the Website including, but not limited to, text, images, code and software, without the express written consent of AIS. AIS hereby grants to User a non-exclusive, royalty-free license to download material from the Website, provided that User will not make any modification to, changes in, or deletion of author attribution, trademark, copyright or other proprietary notices. All rights not expressly granted herein are reserved. Each User acknowledges that he or she does not acquire any ownership rights by using the Service or downloading material from the Website.
b) AIS, ApprenticeIS.com, ARCountyData.com, CountyService.net, are trademarks and service marks of AIS and all rights are reserved. All other trademarks, service marks and trade dress appearing on the Service are the property of their respective owners, including, in some instances, AIS.
The Service contains content supplied by parties other than AIS. Any opinions, advice, statements, services, offers, or other information or content expressed or made available by such third parties, including information providers and Users, are those of the respective author(s) or distributor(s) and not of AIS. Neither AIS nor any third-party provider of information guarantees the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any content, nor its merchantability or fitness for any particular purpose.6. Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liability
a) EACH USER EXPRESSLY AGREES THAT THE USER’S USE OF THE SERVICE IS AT HIS OR HER SOLE RISK. NEITHER AIS, ITS AFFILIATES NOR ANY OF THEIR RESPECTIVE EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, THIRD-PARTY CONTENT PROVIDERS OR LICENSORS, IF ANY, WARRANT THAT THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE, NOR DO THEY MAKE ANY WARRANTY AS TO THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM USE OF THE SERVICE OR AS TO THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, OR CONTENT OF ANY INFORMATION, SERVICE, OR MERCHANDISE PROVIDED THROUGH THE SERVICE.
b) THE SERVICE IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES OF TITLE OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OTHER THAN THOSE WARRANTIES WHICH ARE IMPLIED BY AND INCAPABLE OF EXCLUSION, RESTRICTION OR MODIFICATION UNDER THE LAWS APPLICABLE TO THIS AGREEMENT. EACH USER SPECIFICALLY ACKNOWLEDGES THAT AIS IS NOT LIABLE FOR THE DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF THIRD PARTIES, INCLUDING OTHER USERS AND THAT THE RISK OF INJURY FROM THE FOREGOING RESTS ENTIRELY WITH EACH USER.
c) EXCEPT AS PROVIDED FOR HEREIN, IN NO EVENT WILL AIS OR ANY PERSON OR ENTITY INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING, OR DISTRIBUTING THE SERVICE OR ANY MERCHANDISE PROVIDED THROUGH THE SERVICE BE LIABLE TO USER FOR ANY SPECIAL, DIRECT, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ECONOMIC LOSS, LOST PROFITS, LOST REVENUE, AND DAMAGES RELATING TO THE PURCHASE AND/OR USE OF ANY PRODUCTS PROVIDED THROUGH THE SERVICE, USE OF THE SERVICE, INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICE, OUT OF THE BREACH OF ANY WARRANTY, THE USE BY THE USER OF ANY BROWSER OWNED OR OPERATED BY ANY PARTY, INCLUDING AIS, AND/OR THE DOWNLOADING OF ANY SOFTWARE OWNED OR OPERATED BY ANY PARTY, INCLUDING AIS, EVEN IF THE PARTIES HAVE KNOWLEDGE OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES AND WHETHER THE CLAIM IS MADE FOR BREACH OF CONTRACT, BREACH OF WARRANTY, IN TORT OR OTHERWISE. THE ONLY WARRANTIES PROVIDED BY AIS ARE THOSE SPECIFICALLY SET FORTH IN THIS AGREEMENT, AND SUCH LIMITED WARRANTIES ARE IN LIEU OF ANY AND ALL OTHER WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
d) AIS NEITHER ENDORSES NOR IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ACCURACY OR RELIABILITY OF ANY OPINION, ADVICE, OR STATEMENT ON THE WEBSITE, NOR FOR ANY OFFENSIVE, DEFAMATORY, OR OBSCENE POSTING MADE ON THE WEBSITE BY ANYONE. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL AIS BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE CAUSED BY A USER’S RELIANCE ON INFORMATION OBTAINED THROUGH THE SERVICE AND/OR ANY POSTINGS ON THE WEBSITE. IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF EACH USER TO EVALUATE THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, OR USEFULNESS OF ANY INFORMATION, OPINION, ADVICE, OR OTHER CONTENT AVAILABLE THROUGH THE WEBSITE.
e) AIS DOES NOT ENDORSE, WARRANT OR GUARANTEE ANY PRODUCT OR SERVICE OFFERED BY A THIRD-PARTY THROUGH THE SERVICE. AS WITH THE PURCHASE OF A PRODUCT OR SERVICE THROUGH ANY MEDIUM OR IN ANY ENVIRONMENT, EACH USER SHOULD USE HIS OR HER BEST JUDGMENT AND EXERCISE CAUTION WHERE APPROPRIATE.7. Monitoring
AIS has the right, but not the obligation, to monitor the content of the Service to determine compliance with this Agreement and any other operating rules established by AIS. AIS has the right, in its sole discretion, to edit, refuse to post or remove any material submitted to or posted on the Website. Notwithstanding the above, each User remains solely responsible for the content of their messages and each User agrees that AIS neither assumes nor will have any liability for any action or inaction by AIS with respect to any conduct, communication or posting on the Website.8. Indemnification
Each User agrees to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless AIS, its affiliates, and their respective directors, officers, employees, and agents from and against all claims and expenses, including attorneys' fees, arising out of the use of the Service by the User.9. Termination
Either AIS or User may terminate this Agreement at any time. User’s only right with respect to any dissatisfaction with (i) any terms and conditions of this Agreement, (ii) any policy or practice of AIS in operating the Service, or (iii) any content available through the Service or any change therein, is to terminate this Agreement by sending a written notice by e-mail to email@example.com or by mailing such notice to:
Apprentice Information Systems, Inc.
Without limiting the foregoing, AIS has the right to immediately terminate this Agreement with respect to any User in the event of any conduct by User which AIS, in its sole discretion, considers to be unacceptable, or in the event of any breach by User of this Agreement. The provisions of Paragraphs 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9 will survive termination of this Agreement.10. Equipment
Each User is solely responsible for obtaining and maintaining all equipment needed for access to and use of the Service, including, but not limited to, telephone and computer hardware, and each User is solely responsible for all charges related thereto.11. Privacy
This Agreement will be construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Arkansas, without regard to its conflict of laws rules.14. Non-Waiver
No waiver by either party of any breach or default hereunder will constitute a waiver of any preceding or subsequent breach or default.15. Paragraph Headings
The section headings used herein are for convenience only and are not to be given any legal import.
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ApprenticeIS.com Privacy and Security Policy
Apprentice Information Systems, Inc. ("AIS") respects the privacy of the individuals accessing the ApprenticeIS.com website (the "Website") and recognizes the importance of protecting personal information. This Privacy and Security Policy describes AIS' practices with respect to the collection and use of personal information. If you have any questions regarding this Privacy and Security Policy, please contact AIS by email at email@example.com, or by telephone at (479) 631-8054. Please note that this Privacy and Security Policy is applicable only to AIS and the Website. The privacy policies of websites that are linked to the Website may vary and AIS assumes no responsibility for such policies.
a) General Tracking Information.
b) Account Setup and Online Ordering Information.
(i) Transactional Information.
(ii) Billing Information.
(1) If payment is made online by credit card, the User will be required to provide the type of card, the card number, the expiration date, and the credit card verification value (a set of numbers on the credit card used to prevent fraud); or
(2) If payment is made online using check processing, AIS will also require the User's checking account number, the routing number of the User's bank, and either the User's social security number or driver's license number (again to prevent fraud).
In order to facilitate your use of the Website, AIS will assign your computer browser a random number that uniquely identifies it. This is accomplished by sending an element of data to your browser. This data is then stored on your system and is commonly referred to as a "cookie." Certain areas of the Website may require that you accept cookies if you wish to enter. Cookies are offered to our Users to enhance the convenience of the Service. For example, cookies store information such as user names and passwords and allow customers to avoid re-entering this information every time they access the Website. Cookies also allow AIS to track how individuals are using the Website as described in Section 1 above. The User also has the option of turning cookies off on his or her browser, in which case the User will still generally have access to the Website, but the Website web server will be unable to collect the information described above.4. Use of personal information.
AIS does not currently sell, lease, license or otherwise provide access to the personal information of its customers to third parties for profit. Currently, AIS only uses the personal information of its customers as follows:
a) AIS may share certain personal information with third-party agents or affiliated companies that assist AIS in providing services to its customers. For example, AIS may provide personal information to companies that provide billing or account statement services. All such third parties are required to sign nondisclosure and confidentiality agreements and to adhere to AIS' policies regarding use of its customers' personal information.
b) AIS may also aggregate the personal information of its customers and provide this information, in aggregate form only, to certain third parties. For example, AIS may provide aggregate information to a company that will assist AIS in developing new products or services to better meet the needs of its customer base. All such third parties are required to sign nondisclosure and confidentiality agreements and to adhere to AIS' policies regarding use of its customers' personal information.
c) AIS may use personal information in order to notify you of certain promotions and special offers. Your participation in any particular promotion or offer is at your option, and you have the right to opt out of all such promotions and offers by contacting AIS' Customer Service Department by e-mail at info@ApprenticeIS.com or by telephone at (479) 631-8054.
d) AIS may, from time to time, solict User feedback in the form of online or email surveys or questionaires. Such surveys or questionaires will be subject to the terms of the ApprenticeIS.com Website Agreement and Privacy and Security Policy. Any participation in such surveys or questionaires by the User will be completely voluntary. However, should a User post any message on the Website, either as part of a survey or questionaire or as unsolicited comments, ideas, concepts, suggestions, or complaints, that information will become the property of AIS. The act of providing such information constitutes an assignment to AIS of all worldwide right, title and interest, including copyright, patent, and other intellectual property rights, in and to the material and information which the User provides to AIS. AIS will be under no obligation whatsoever to use, respond to or pay any compensation with respect to any idea, concept, submission or suggestion provided by the User and may remove or delete any such idea, concept, suggestion or submission at any time in AIS' sole discretion. By providing any comment, suggestion, idea, concept or other submission, User assigns to AIS the right to make, use, copy, reproduce, modify, prepare derivative works from, incorporate it in other works, transfer, display, distribute, perform, publish, print, upload, post, transmit, license, sell, offer for sale, or import the same worldwide in any form, media or technology now known or later developed. To the extent such assigment is not effective for whatever reason, then the User hereby grants to AIS a royalty-free, paid-up, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to make, use, copy, reproduce, modify, prepare derivative works from, incorporate it in other works, transfer, display, distribute, perform, publish, print, upload, post, transmit, license, sell, offer for sale, or import the same worldwide in any form, media or technology now known or later developed.
e) AIS also reserves the right to disclose personal information if AIS determines in good faith that such disclosure is required by law, by court order, or a regulatory enforcement agency, or if such disclosure is necessary to perform credit checks for a transaction initiated by the User, to collect debts owed to AIS by User, to report debts owed to AIS by User to a credit reporting agency, or to otherwise protect the rights or property of AIS.
You may review, correct, amend and/or ask questions about your personal identifying information by contacting AIS' Customer Service Department by e-mail at info@ApprenticeIS.com or by telephone at (479) 631-8054. Each customer is responsible for ensuring that his or her personal information is accurate and complete.6. Consent and Opt Out.
b) Opt Out.
AIS does not intend to collect personal information (e.g., name, address, telephone number, email address, etc.) from children under the age of 13 through the Website. If you become aware that a child under the age of 13 has provided information in the past or provides information on the Website in violation of this Privacy and Security Policy, please contact AIS' Customer Service Department by e-mail at info@ApprenticeIS.com or by telephone at (479) 631-8054 so that the information can be deleted from our records.8. Security Policy.
a) Sales and payment information collected by the Website employs Secure Sockets Layer ("SSL") encryption technology. SSL is a secure and encrypted method of communication between the User's browser software and AIS' web server. When you place an order with us, the information is sent to us via an encrypted SSL connection.
b) AIS may provide links to third-party websites as an added convenience to the User. Any link to a third-party website does not imply or convey endorsement of the third-part company or organization, its website, or its products or services. AIS is not responsible for the privacy, terms or use, or other policies of third-party websites.
c) AIS is committed to providing a secure site where Users can obtain information and order products without undue concern about safety. Any information collected by AIS is protected using using the methods described above. However, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be absolutely secure. Therefore, AIS does not warrant or ensure the security of any information sent to us online.