ApprenticeIS.com Terms and Conditions
PLEASE CAREFULLY REVIEW THE TERMS OF
USE OF THIS WEBSITE.
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.
"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
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
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,
c) User hereby grants to AIS a royalty-free, paid-up,
irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to use, reproduce, copy, prepare
derivative works, distribute, perform, display, print, publish, upload, post,
or transmit any message posted on the Website (in whole or in part) worldwide
and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media or technology
now known or later developed. Notwithstanding the above, all personal information
5. Third-Party Content
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
900 North Dixieland
Rogers, AR 72756
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.
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.
This Agreement and any operating rules for the Service
the entire agreement between the parties with respect to the subject matter
hereof, and supercede all previous written or oral agreements between the
parties with respect to such subject matter.
13. Applicable Law
This Agreement will be construed in accordance with the
laws of the State of Arkansas, without regard to its conflict of laws rules.
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.
We value feedback from our users. If you have any questions
or concerns about the User Agreement for the ApprenticeIS.com website, please
contact us by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
"Service" means the online information, including,
but not limited to, product information or other Content, ordering information,
email, messages, shopping and interactive services operated by AIS through
"User" means each person who uses the Service or purchases
any products from AIS.
2. The collection of personal information.
Personal information, including names, addresses, phone numbers
and email addresses, will be collected from the Users of the Website in
several ways, each of which is intended to enhance the services provided
by AIS to the Users of the Website. The type of information we gather online
falls into three general categories, as described below.
a) General Tracking Information.
AIS keeps a record of User's online sessions, including the
User's IP, computer, and network addresses, the date, time and duration
of the visit, and the web pages and other objects the User requests from
the AIS server.
b) Account Setup and Online Ordering Information.
As an initial matter, customers are required to provide personal
information in connection with their application for an account with AIS.
AIS also keeps a record of all transactions or purchases conducted through
the Website. In order to complete such transactions, AIS requires each
User to submit the Transactional and Billing Information indicated below.
Alternatively, Users always have the option to call, fax or mail in the
Transactional and Billing Information to conclude a purchase.
(i) Transactional Information.
The User's email address, name, billing address, shipping
address, method of shipping, and purchase order number.
(ii) Billing Information.
AIS also collects the following method of payment 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).
c) General Correspondance.
AIS also retains copies of all correspondence with its customers
and other Users of the Website, including emails. Additionally, providers
of third-party content available on the Website, such as the providers of
research information, may collect information relating specifically to your
use of that content.
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
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
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
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.
5. Correction of Personal Information.
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.
This Privacy Statement reflects AIS' current policies and procedures
with regard to the collection and use of personal information. AIS reserves
the right to amend these policies from time to time. In the event of any
such amendment, a revised Privacy Statement will be posted on the Website.
As such, you should review the Privacy Statement whenever you access the
Website to remain informed of any changes. By opening your account with
AIS or by using or accessing the Website, you consent to the collection
and use of your personal information by AIS.
b) Opt Out.
If you do not want your personal information collected and used
as indicated in the Privacy and Security Policy, as it currently exists
or as it may be amended in the future, you may terminate your account. AIS
will thereafter delete your personal information. However, please be advised
that AIS will retain all Transaction and Billing Information collected prior
to the termination of your account for internal use (accounting, taxes,
7. Children's Policy.
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
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.
We encourage users to explore and enjoy the ApprenticeIS.com
please contact us via email at info@ApprenticeIS.com or by telephone at (479)