Terms of Use

TERMS OF USE

Last Updated: September 2021

These Terms of Use (“Terms”) apply to your use of the website at www.TrustedCloudPrinciples.com (“Site”), which is operated on behalf of the Trusted Cloud Principles and/or its respective members. These Terms do not apply to any other website or any offline activities by the Trusted Cloud Principles (unless specifically stated). Please also review the Site Privacy Policy. By accessing or using this Site, you represent and warrant that your activities are lawful in every jurisdiction where you access or use the Site.

Content. All materials, code, text, graphics, logos, icons, images, sounds, digital downloads, data compilation, statements, information and other content on or that comprise the Site and the “look and feel” of the Site (collectively, “Content”) are owned, controlled or licensed by the Trusted Cloud Principles and are protected from unauthorized use, copying and dissemination by the various applicable trade dress, copyright, trademark, patent, and other intellectual property and unfair competition laws in the United States and internationally. The Trusted Cloud Principles grants you a limited, personal, non-exclusive, non-commercial, revocable, non-assignable and non-transferable license to view the Content. You agree that you will not frame, mask, extract data or other materials from, copy, reproduce, republish, modify, create derivative works of, upload, display, post, transmit, or otherwise use or distribute the Content, except through use of Site features that expressly permit the distribution of Site links or Content via email or through your account on a third-party social media service. All rights not expressly granted to you via the Terms are reserved and retained by the Trusted Cloud Principles or its licensors, suppliers, publishers, rightsholders, or other content providers. 

Documents.  Permission to use Documents (such as white papers, press releases, datasheets and FAQs) from the Site is granted, provided that: (1) the following copyright notice appears in all copies, “Copyright [year], Trusted Cloud Principles. All Rights Reserved”; (2) use of such Documents from the Site is for informational and non-commercial or personal use only and will not be copied or posted on any network computer or broadcast in any media; and (3) no modifications of any Documents are made. Accredited educational institutions, such as K-12, universities, private/public colleges, and state community colleges, may download and reproduce the Documents for distribution in the classroom. Distribution outside the classroom requires express written permission. Use for any other purpose is expressly prohibited by law and may result in severe civil and criminal penalties. Violators will be prosecuted to the maximum extent possible.

REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES. To the fullest extent permissible by applicable law, you agree that the Site, Content or Documents are provided on an “as is”, “as available” and “with all faults” basis. To the fullest extent permissible by law, the Trusted Cloud Principles makes no representations or warranties or endorsements of any kind whatsoever, express or implied, as to the Site, Content or Documents. WITHOUT IN ANY WAY LIMITING THE FORGOING, YOU AGREE THAT THE SITE, CONTENT OR DOCUMENTS ARE FOR EDUCATIONAL AND INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY AND THAT YOU WILL NOT RELY ON THE SITE, CONTENT OR DOCUMENTS FOR LEGAL OR OTHER ADVICE.  IN NO EVENT SHALL THE TRUSTED CLOUD PRINCIPLES AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE MEMBERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER TORTIOUS ACTION, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF INFORMATION AVAILABLE FROM THE SITE.

THE CONTENT, DOCUMENTS AND/OR RELATED GRAPHICS PUBLISHED ON THE SITE COULD INCLUDE TECHNICAL INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. CHANGES ARE PERIODICALLY ADDED TO THE INFORMATION HEREIN. THE TRUSTED CLOUD PRINCIPLES AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE MEMBERS MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS AND/OR CHANGES IN THE SITE, CONTENT OR DOCUMENTS AT ANY TIME.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE TRUSTED CLOUD PRINCIPLES AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE MEMBERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER TORTIOUS ACTION, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH INFORMATION AVAILABLE FROM THE SITE, CONTENT OR DOCUMENTS.

The Site may also contain links to third-party websites or online services.  The Trusted Cloud Principles does not control, is not responsible for and does not assume liability for those third-party websites or online services. To the fullest extent permissible under applicable law, the Trusted Cloud Principles will not be liable to you for indirect, economic, special, incidental, or consequential losses or damages that are directly or indirectly related to the Site, Content or Documents.

No Unlawful or Prohibited Use. As a condition of your use of the Site, you will not use the Site, Content or Documents for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms. You may not use the Site in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair any Trusted Cloud Principles server or network(s), or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the Site. You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Site, other accounts, computer systems or networks connected to any Trusted Cloud Principles server or to the Site through hacking, password mining or any other means. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available through the Site. You may not attempt to change, alter, copy, or otherwise modify the Site or these Terms. 

Governing Law and Venue. You and the Trusted Cloud Principles agree that any and all claims or disputes between us arising out of or in relation to your access or use of the Site, these Terms, or the interpretation, making, performance, breach or termination thereof will be governed by the laws of the State of Washington, and you agree to submit to the exclusive personal jurisdiction of such courts.

Miscellaneous: We may assign these Terms without notice to you; you may not assign these Terms. Our waiver of any breach of these Terms will not be construed to be a waiver of any succeeding breach or any other covenant. If any provision of these Terms is found to be unenforceable or contrary to law, such provision will be modified to the least extent necessary to make it enforceable, and the remaining portions of these Terms will remain in full force and effect. These Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and The Tech Accord with respect to your use of the Site and Materials.  We reserve the right, in our sole discretion and at any time, to change or add to these Terms and will notify you of material changes by posting the changed or modified Terms on our Site with the date the Terms were modified (“Updated Terms”).  Your use of the Site after the effective date of the Updated Terms constitutes your agreement and consent to the Updated Terms. The Updated Terms will be effective as of the time of posting, or such later date as may be specified in the Updated Terms, and will apply to your use of the Site from that point forward.

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