Website Usage Terms & Conditions

TERMS & CONDITIONS OF USE - PLEASE READ CAREFULLY

 

Introduction

Thank you for visiting the S2 Licensing website. We hope you find our site informative. Our lawyers have asked us to communicate a few key points (terms and conditions) to you. They are listed below and by accessing this website you are agreeing to the following terms and conditions.

Copyright, Trademark, and Related Issues

This site belongs to S2 Licensing. The copyright to the contents of this site is owned by S2 Licensing or other third parties who have licensed use. Users may download material from this site for their own personal, non-commercial use only, provided all copyright notices are kept intact. Any other copying, redistributing, or publishing of any part of this site in any manner is prohibited.

Any non-personal information, communications or material you submit to S2 Licensing at this site, by e-mail or otherwise, is non-confidential, and S2 Licensing is free to use and reproduce such information freely, and for any purpose. Specifically, S2 Licensing is free to use any ideas or concepts contained in any such communication for any purpose whatsoever, including developing, manufacturing, advertising and marketing products. Any such use is without compensation to the party submitting information. By submitting information, you are also warranting that you own the material/content submitted, that it is not defamatory, and that our use will not violate any third party's rights. S2 Licensing is under no obligation to use the information submitted.

The trademarks, logos, characters and service marks (collectively "Trademarks") displayed on the S2 Licensing website belong to S2 Licensing or their respective owners. "DVB", for example, is a registered trademark of the DVB Project. Nothing contained on this website should be construed as granting any license or right to use any Trademark displayed on this website. Your use/misuse of the Trademarks displayed on this website, or any other content on this website, except as provided in these Terms and Conditions, is strictly prohibited. You are also advised that S2 Licensing will aggressively enforce its intellectual property rights to the fullest extent of the law, including criminal prosecution.

Linking

This website may contain links to other websites. These links are to companies or organizations we believe you may have an interest in. S2 Licensing is not responsible for the content of any other site or for ongoing review of other sites. Please be mindful of this as you link to other sites.

In general, S2 Licensing does not object to links to this website from third-party sites. However, you must abide by the following rules:

Unless we have a written agreement with you, you may not use any of our trademarks, logos or slogans in or with your links, except that you may link to this site using the plain text name of the site. Do not present the link to this site in any way that suggests S2 Licensing has any relationship or affiliation with your site or endorses, sponsors or recommends the information, products or services on your site, unless you have a specific written agreement with S2 Licensing to do so. Link only to the home page of this site. Do not, without our written permission: (a) incorporate any content from this site into your site (e.g., by in-lining or framing); (b) use any of our names, trademarks, slogans, or any other words or codes identifying S2 Licensing websites in any "metatag" or other information used by search engines or other information location tools to identify and select sites. S2 Licensing will not tolerate links from any obscene, scandalous, profane, defamatory, unlawful site, or any site that may adversely affect the name, reputation and goodwill of S2 Licensing and its products or services. S2 Licensing reserves the right to cancel permission to link at any time, for any reason.

Jurisdictional Issues

The S2 Licensing products, services, materials, offers, and information appearing on this website are intended for U.S. customers. This site is controlled by S2 Licensing from its offices in Prince Frederick, Maryland, United States. We make no representation that materials on this site are appropriate or available for use in other locations.

Limitation of Liability

Your use of and browsing on this website are at your own risk. Neither S2 Licensing nor any other party involved in creating, producing or delivering this website is liable for any direct, incidental, consequential, indirect or punitive damages arising out of your access to, or use of, this website. Without limiting the foregoing, everything on this site is provided to you "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. Please note that some jurisdictions may not allow exclusions of implied warranties, so some of these exclusions may not apply to you. Check your local laws. S2 Licensing assumes no liability and shall not be liable for any damages to, or viruses that may infect, your computer equipment or other property on account your use of this website.

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Last modified: 2008-01-15

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