TERMS & CONDITIONS
ALC reserves the right to change, edit, or delete any documents, information, or other content appearing on the Site or these Terms and Conditions from time to time without notice and in its sole discretion. All changes are effective immediately when posted and apply to all access to, and use of, this Site thereafter. Every time you wish to use the Site, please review these Terms and Conditions to ensure that you understand the terms that may apply to you at that time.
Use of Site
All rights, including copyright, in this Site are owned by or licensed to ALC. This Site and the content provided in this Site, including the text, graphics, button icons, audio and video clips, digital downloads, data compilations and software, may not be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted or distributed without the prior written permission of ALC, except that you may download, display and print the materials presented on this Site for your personal, non-commercial use only. You may not use any “robot,” “spider” or other automatic device, or a program, algorithm or methodology having similar processes or functionality, or any manual process, to monitor or copy any of the web pages, data or content found on this Site, in each case without the prior written permission of ALC.
You agree that you will not transmit or otherwise transfer any web pages, data or content found on this Site to any other computer, server, website, or other medium for mass distribution or for use in any commercial activity or enterprise. You agree that you will not use any device, software or routine to interfere or otherwise attempt to interfere with the proper working of this Site. You agree that you will not take any action that imposes a burden or load on our infrastructure that ALC deems in its sole discretion to be unreasonable or disproportionate to the benefits ALC obtains from your use of the Site.
Unauthorized use of this Site and/or any data or content contained on this Site may violate applicable copyright, trademark or other intellectual property laws or other laws. If you obtain prior written permission of ALC to use data or content contained on this Site, you must retain all copyright and trademark notices, including any other proprietary notices, contained in the materials, and you must not alter, obscure or obliterate any of such notices. The use of such materials on any other website or in any environment of networked computers is prohibited.
You are prohibited from posting or transmitting any unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, indecent, inflammatory, pornographic or profane material or any material that could constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any law.
In addition, you are prohibited from posting or transmitting any information that (a) infringes the rights of others or violates their privacy or publicity rights, (b) is protected by copyright, trademark or other proprietary right, unless you have the express written permission of the owner of such right, (c) contains a virus, “bug”, malware or other harmful item or (d) is used to unlawfully collude against another person in restraint of trade or competition. You shall be solely liable for any damages resulting from any infringement of copyright, trademark or other proprietary right, or any other harm resulting from your use of this Site.
This Site includes links to other Internet websites and resources provided by third parties. These websites and resources are provided solely as a convenience to you and not as an endorsement by ALC of the contents of (or any product or services available from) such other websites. ALC is not responsible or liable to you or any third party for the content, accuracy, products or services of such websites, and ALC makes no representation or warranty regarding any other websites or the content or materials on such websites. If you decide to access other websites, you do so at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use for such websites. You acknowledge and agree that ALC shall not be liable for any damage or loss arising from or related to your use of such websites or reliance on any such content, products or services available from such websites.
Disclaimer of Warranties
ALC AND ANY THIRD-PARTY PROVIDERS MAKE NO WARRANTY OF ANY KIND REGARDING THIS SITE AND/OR ANY DATA OR CONTENT PROVIDED ON THIS SITE, ALL OF WHICH ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. ALC AND ANY THIRD-PARTY PROVIDERS DO NOT WARRANT THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, CURRENCY OR RELIABILITY OF ANY OF THE CONTENT OR DATA FOUND ON THIS SITE AND SUCH PARTIES EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PROVIDED BY LAW, ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS, INCLUDING IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT, AND THOSE ARISING BY STATUTE OR OTHERWISE IN LAW OR FROM COURSE OF DEALING OR USAGE OF TRADE. NEITHER ALC NOR ANY THIRD-PARTY PROVIDERS WARRANT THAT THIS SITE, ITS SERVERS OR ANY EMAIL SENT FROM ALC ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE DISCLAIMER OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THE FOREGOING DISCLAIMER MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES, YOU MAY HAVE SPECIFIC WARRANTY RIGHTS, WHICH VARY FROM STATE TO STATE.
Limitation of Liability
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PROVIDED BY LAW, ALC ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY, AND SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR, ANY LOSS OR DAMAGES CAUSED BY A DISTRIBUTED DENIAL-OF-SERVICE ATTACK, VIRUSES OR OTHER TECHNOLOGICALLY HARMFUL MATERIAL THAT MAY INFECT YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT, COMPUTER PROGRAMS, DATA OR OTHER PROPRIETARY MATERIAL DUE TO YOUR ACCESS TO, USE OF, OR BROWSING IN THIS SITE OR YOUR DOWNLOADING OF ANY MATERIALS, DATA, TEXT, IMAGES, VIDEO OR AUDIO FROM THE SITE.
IN NO EVENT SHALL ALC, ITS EMPLOYEES, AGENTS OR ANY THIRD PARTY PROVIDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY INJURY, LOSS, CLAIM, DAMAGE, LOSS OF PROFITS, SALES, BUSINESS OR REVENUE, BUSINESSS INTERPRETATION, LOSS OF ANTICIPATED SAVINGS, LOSS OF BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY, GOODWILL OR REPUTATION, OR ANY SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER BASED IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, WHICH ARISES OUT OF OR IS IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH (I) ANY USE OF THIS SITE OR CONTENT, (II) ANY FAILURE OR DELAY (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE ANY COMPONENT OF THIS SITE) OR (III) THE PERFORMANCE OR NONPERFORMANCE BY ALC OR ANY THIRD PARTY PROVIDERS, EVEN IF SUCH PARTY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF DAMAGES TO SUCH PARTIES OR ANY OTHER PARTY.
Governing Law & Jurisdiction
These Terms and Conditions, their subject matter and their formation (and any non-contractual disputes or claims) are governed by laws of the United States of America and of the State of Illinois. The state and federal courts located in New Jersey, United States of America, shall have exclusive jurisdiction.
Information and Press Releases
The Site may contain interviews, discussions, press releases and other information (collectively, “ALC Information”) about ALC, its business and its services, including links to third party websites that contain such ALC Information, which are being provided as a convenience to visitors of the Site. While all ALC Information prepared by ALC was believed to be accurate as of the date prepared, ALC disclaims any duty or obligation to update any ALC Information. Statements concerning companies other than ALC that are contained in any such ALC Information should not be relied upon as being provided or endorsed by ALC. The opinions expressed in any ALC Information, including by employees and agents of ALC, are solely those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect those of ALC.
Any text, logos, designs, graphics, images, sounds, information, documents, or other materials (collectively, “Materials”) available from or through the Site are or may be subject to United States export controls. No such Materials from this Site may be downloaded or otherwise exported or re-exported (1) into (or to a national or resident of) any country to which the United States has embargoed goods; or (2) to anyone on the U.S. Treasury Department’s list of Specially Designated Nationals or the U.S. Commerce Department’s Table of Denial Orders or other similar list (each, a “Restricted List”). By using or downloading any Materials from the Site, you are warranting that you are not located in, under the control of, or a national or resident of any such country or on any Restricted List.
Except where expressly provided otherwise by ALC, all comments, feedback, information, or materials that you submit through or in association with the Site shall be treated by you as confidential. By submitting such comments, feedback, information, or materials to ALC:
i. You represent and warrant that ALC’s use of your submission does not and will not breach any agreement, violate any law, or infringe any third party’s rights;
ii. You represent and warrant that you have all rights to enter into these Terms and Conditions;
iii. ALC is free to use in any manner all or part of the content of any such communications on an unrestricted basis without the obligation to notify, identify or compensate you or anyone else; and
iv. You grant ALC all necessary rights, including a waiver of all privacy and moral rights, to use all comments, feedback, information, or materials, in whole or in part, or as a derivative work, without any duty by ALC to anyone whatsoever.
ALC does not accept unsolicited ideas, works, or other materials, and you acknowledge that you are responsible for and bear all risk as to the use or distribution of any such ideas, works, or materials.
ALC expressly prohibits the scraping of email addresses from this Site and expressly opts out of receiving commercial electronic mail messages to ALC domain email addresses that were obtained in violation of the foregoing or by use of automatic address-generation software.