Terms and Conditions of Use:
Thanks for using Sign4Compliance! These terms of service ("Terms") cover your use and access to the services, client software, iPad App and websites ("Services") provided by Blue Grotto Technologies, Inc (BGT or We) at Sign4Compliance.com or other Associated Access Points. By using our Services, and notwithstanding other arrangements you're agreeing to be bound by these Terms, and to review any of our Privacy and Acceptable Use policies. If you're using our Services for an organization, you're agreeing to these Terms on behalf of that organization.
Ownership of Services
The Services are protected by copyright, trademark, and other US and foreign laws. These Terms don't grant you any right, title or interest in the Services, others' content in the Services, Sign4Compliance trademarks, logos and other brand features. We welcome feedback, but note that we may use comments or suggestions without any obligation to you.
You acknowledge and agree that these Terms do not grant you any title or right for ownership in or to the Sign4Compliance system inclusive of the Sign4Compliance portal or mobile applications, or any associated material or intellectual property, or to any enhancements, modification or improvements thereto. Blue Grotto has the exclusive title to all intellectual property and proprietary rights in and the right to grant additional license to access and use the Sign4compliance technology. No services or work provided under this agreement shall be deemed works for hire. Client shall not remove or permit removal of any identifying mark on or indicia of Blue Grotto rights in any part or use of BGT's rights in any part of the Sign4Compliance service including technology, promotional and communications material.
Ownership of Data
All data entered, uploaded and provided by you remains the sole property of you (or subject to separate agreements you are a party to), and you retains all right, title and interest to that data. BGT may use data for the purpose of aggregate use statistics or calculating fees and costs when relevant, as defined by this, or other agreement.
Blue Grotto shall not use your data either directly or indirectly, to solicit or contact individuals or organizations, nor shall Blue Grotto make this information available to others. However, BGT may derive aggregate and statistical information from customer data, for business and operating purposes.
You and your authorized users shall be prohibited from and will not: (a) sell, lease, license or sublicense the Services (b) modify, change, alter, translate, create derivative works from, reverse engineer, disassemble or decompile the Services or any software included in the Services; (c) provide, disclose, divulge or make available to, or permit use of the Services by, any third party (except as expressly provided for herein); (d) copy or reproduce all or any part of the Services (except as expressly provided for herein); (e) knowingly interfere, or attempt to interfere, with the Services in any way; (f) knowingly introduce into or transmit through the Services any virus, worm, trap door, back door; or (g) remove, obscure or alter any copyright notice, trademarks or other proprietary rights notices affixed to or contained within the Services.
For non-paid accounts and notwithstanding other arrangements, You're free to stop using our Services at any time. We also reserve the right to suspend or end the Services at any time at our discretion and without notice. For example, we may suspend or terminate your use of the Services if you're not complying with these Terms, or use the Services in a manner that would cause us legal liability, disrupt the Services or disrupt others' use of the Services. Except for Paid Accounts, we reserve the right to terminate and delete your account if you haven't accessed our Services for 6 consecutive months.
Things you should know
BGT recommends you to have and be prepared to use a paper or other equivalent backup system for any of the Services. The Services require a connection to the internet. You are required to download and store all reports, data and information collected by Sign4Compliance and accumulated during it use and the course and term of this agreement.
Services "AS IS"
We strive to provide great Services, but there are certain things that we can't guarantee. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, BGT AND ITS AFFILIATES, SUPPLIERS AND DISTRIBUTORS MAKE NO WARRANTIES, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, ABOUT THE SERVICES. THE SERVICES ARE PROVIDED "AS IS." WE ALSO DISCLAIM ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. Some states don't allow the disclaimers in this paragraph, so they may not apply to you.
Limitation of Liability
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, IN NO EVENT WILL BGT, ITS AFFILIATES, SUPPLIERS OR DISTRIBUTORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOST PROFITS, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL AND/OR CONTINGENT DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, EVEN IF SUCH BGT KNEW OR SHOULD HAVE KNOWN OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, EXCEPT IN THE CASE OF INTENTIONAL MISCONDUCT, BGT'S TOTAL ACCUMULATED LIABILITY TO YOU OR TO ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY LOSS, DAMAGES, COSTS OR EXPENSES WHETHER IN STRICT LIABILITY, NEGILGENCE, CONTRACT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THESE SERVICES, SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE GREATER OF (I) THE AMOUNT OF FEES PAID BY YOU TO BGT FOR THE SERVICES FOR THE THREE MONTHS PRIOR TO THE OCCURRENCE OF THE EVENT GIVING RISE TO THE CLAIM, OR (II) ONE DOLLARS ($1.00). Some states don't allow the types of limitations in this paragraph, so they may not apply to you.
ANY CLAIMS FOR LEGAL OR EQUITABLE RELIEF SHALL BE BROUGHT IN THE STATE OR FEDERAL COURTS LOCATED IN PENNSYLVANIA. THESE TERMS SHALL BE GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA, WITHOUT REFERENCE TO ITS CONFLICTS OF LAWS PRINCIPLES.
No Class Actions. You may only resolve disputes with BGT on an individual basis, and may not bring a claim as a plaintiff or a class member in a class, consolidated, or representative action. Class arbitrations, class actions, private attorney general actions, and consolidation with other arbitrations aren't allowed.
All notices, requests, demands, directions, and other communications given to or made upon any party hereto under the provisions of this Agreement shall be in writing (including electronic or facsimile communication), to address to be provided by Client, and when addressed to Blue Grotto shall be sent to: Blue Grotto Technologies, Attn: Managing director, 1000 Germantown Pike, Suite C1, Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462.
If any provision of these Terms is held invalid or unenforceable by any court or agency of competent jurisdiction, then such provision shall be severed from this Agreement. The remainder of this Agreement shall nevertheless continue in full force and effect to the extent that continued performance under this Agreement without the invalid or unenforceable provision is consistent with the intent of the Parties as expressed in this Agreement.
BGT may revise these Terms from time to time, and will always post the most current version on our website. If a revision meaningfully reduces your rights, we may notify you (by, for example, sending a message to the email address associated with your account, posting on our blog or on this page). In All cases, by continuing to use or access the Services after the revisions come into effect, you agree to be bound by the revised Terms.
Service provided by:
Blue Grotto Tecnhologies, Inc.
Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462
© Copyright 2013 Blue Grotto Technologies. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.