WELCOME TO THE WEB SITE OF THE STEEL JOIST INSTITUTE ("SJI"). PLEASE READ THIS AGREEMENT CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS SITE.
BY USING THIS SITE YOU ARE DEEMED TO HAVE READ, UNDERSTOOD AND AGREED TO EACH OF THE FOLLOWING TERMS, CONDITIONS AND NOTICES. IF YOU DO NOT UNDERSTAND OR AGREE TO EACH OF THE FOLLOWING TERMS, CONDITIONS AND NOTICES PLEASE DO NOT ACCESS OR USE THIS SITE.
This Agreement was last updated on February 13, 2006
1. Scope of Agreement
This Terms and Conditions of Use Agreement ("Agreement") is between you ("You" and "Yours") and SJI. This Agreement governs Your access to and use of this Web site (including without limitation, all Content (as defined below), software, HTML and other code, and script forming a part of this Web site, and all goods, services and transactions offered through this Web site, the "Site").
2. Binding Agreement
A printed version of this Agreement and of any notice given in electronic form will be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this Agreement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records. SJI recommends that You print a copy of the most current version of this Agreement for Your records.
3. Modification of Site
SJI may, at any time and in its sole discretion, modify, revise or otherwise change this Site (including without limitation adding or discontinuing any or all services or transactions offered through this Site), in whole or in part, without notice or liability to You.
4. Right to Use Site
You represent and warrant to SJI that You are at least 18 years of age or have obtained the prior consent of Your parents and that you possess the legal right and ability to enter into this Agreement, including without limitation that You have the authority to contractually bind the organization that You represent.
(a) Subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement, You are granted a limited, revocable, nonexclusive and nontransferable license, without the right to sublicense, to access and use this Site only for (i) displaying this Site on Your Internet browser; and (ii) printing or copying portions of this Site. Your access and use of this Site is further limited to personal, internal and noncommercial purposes only.
(b) Except as permitted in the limited license set forth in paragraph (a) above, You shall not copy, reproduce, distribute, display, perform, sell, lease, transmit or create derivative works from this Site (in whole or in part) or translate, modify, reverse engineer, disassemble or decompile this Site.
(c) You may not upload to, or distribute or otherwise publish through this Site any Content, information, or other material that (i) violates or infringes the rights of any persons, including without limitation, rights in copyrights, patents, trademarks, service marks, trade secrets and other proprietary rights; (ii) is libelous, threatening, defamatory, obscene, indecent, pornographic or could give rise to any civil or criminal liability under U.S. or international law; or (iii) includes any bugs, viruses, worms, trap doors, Trojan horses or other harmful code or properties.
6. Availability and Use of Site
The availability of this Site depends on many factors, including some factors that are beyond SJI's control, such as Your connection to the Internet and the Internet backbone. SJI shall not be liable to You if You cannot use this Site due to any reason beyond SJI's control.
7. Intellectual Property
(a) U.S. and international copyright, trademark and other intellectual and proprietary laws protect this Site, and any unauthorized access to or use of this Site may violate such laws. SJI shall aggressively enforce its intellectual and proprietary rights to the fullest extent of the law.
(b) All information and data that is part of this Site, including without limitation, text, graphics, photos, illustrations, images, video and audio clips (collectively, "Content") and all trademarks, service marks, trade dress, logos and tag lines displayed on this Site (collectively, the "Marks") are the sole and exclusive property of SJI or their respective owners. You are not granted any right or license, either express or implied, in any copyright, trademark, service mark, trade dress, logo, tag line, patent, trade secret, right of publicity or other intellectual or proprietary right of SJI or any of the goodwill associated with any of the foregoing. To the extent that You use any copyright, trademark, service mark, trade dress, logo, tag line, patent, trade secret, right of publicity or other intellectual or proprietary right of SJI, such use and all goodwill associated therewith shall inure solely and exclusively to the benefit of SJI.
(c) You shall not remove any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary legends or notices that appear on, in or as part of this Site.
8. Links To Other Internet Sites; Links to this Site
(a) This Site may contain links to Internet sites owned, operated or maintained by third parties not under SJI's control. These links are provided for Your convenience of reference only. Such links are not and shall not be deemed to be SJI's endorsement of the organization or individual associated with the linked site. SJI is not responsible for the content, quality, or accuracy of any materials referenced or linked through this Site. You assume sole responsibility and liability for Your use of such linked sites.
(b) You must obtain SJI's prior written consent for any link(s) to this Site.
9. Privacy Information
Information collected by Steel Joist Institute is confined to the following:
a) Information You Give Us: We receive and store any information you enter on our Web site or give us in any other way. You can choose not to provide certain information, but then you might not be able to take advantage of many of our features. We use the information that you provide for such purposes as responding to your requests, customizing future visits for you, improving our site and communicating with you.
b) E-mail Communications: To help us make e-mails more useful and interesting, we often receive a confirmation when you open e-mail from SJI if your computer supports such capabilities. If you do not want to receive e-mail or other mail from us, please contact SJI and request to be taken off of our mailing list.
c) Information from Other Sources: We will never share any information about you that we collect with any third party without your express consent. All information shared with SJI will be considered private information.