Last modified: January 1, 2018
Independent Professional Association of Forensic Police Experts (IPA FPE)
The Website provides several types of resources, including: areas to interact with the Website and message boards, chat rooms, forums,bulletin boards, other related interactive features (collectively, the “Community Services”); product marketing documentation, product specifications and product documentation (collectively, “Documentation”).
2. Community Code of Conduct
Prohibited Uses You agree not to access or use the Website in any manner:
3. Intellectual Property
The Website in its entirety including Website Content is owned by IPA FPE or our licensors. “Website Content” means all information,software, text, displays, images, video, audio, and user interfaces included in or generated by the Website, and the design, selection and arrangement thereof, except that provided expressly and conspicuously under a third party license.
User Contributions No rights are granted to you with respect to User Contributions other than the limited, personal, non-exclusive license to reproduce User Contributions as necessary to display the User Contributions on a machine that you use to interact with the Website.
Linking to the Website
You may link to our homepage, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it,but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.You are prohibited from linking to any other page of the Website without our express written permission. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. The Website must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of the Website other than the homepage. You must not establish a link from any website that is not owned by you. You agree to cooperate with us in stopping any unauthorized framing or linking. Links from the Website If the Website contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your convenience only. This includes links from advertisers, including banner advertisements. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them. If you decide to access any of the third-party websites linked to this Website, you do so entirely at your own risk and subject to the applicable terms and conditions of use for such websites.
5. Monitoring, Enforcement and Feedback
IPA FPE has the right but not the obligation to:
Without limiting the foregoing, IPA FPE has the right to fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing us to disclose the identity of anyone posting any materials on or through the Website. YOU WAIVE AND HOLD IPA FPE HARMLESS FROM ANY CLAIMS RESULTING FROM ANY ACTION TAKEN BY IPA FPE DURING OR AS A RESULT OF ITS INVESTIGATIONS AND FROM ANY ACTIONS TAKEN AS A CONSEQUENCE OF INVESTIGATIONS BY EITHER IPA FPE OR LAW ENFORCEMENT AUTHORITIES. IPA FPE can neither review all material before it is posted on the Website nor ensure prompt removal of objectionable material after it has been posted and assumes no liability for any action or inaction regarding transmissions, communications or content provided by any user or third parties. We have no liability or responsibility to anyone for performance or nonperformance of the activities described in this paragraph.
6. Legal Considerations
IPA FPE will respond to notices of alleged copyright infringement that comply with applicable law. If you believe any materials accessible on or from the Website infringe your copyright, you may request removal of those materials (or access thereto) from the Website by submitting written notification. If you believe that material you posted on the site was removed or access to it was disabled by mistake or misidentification, you may file a counter-notification with us (a “Counter-Notice”) by submitting written notification. It is the policy of IPA FPE to terminate the user accounts of infringers.
Regional Legal Considerations
The owner of the Website is based in the European Union. The Website can be accessed from countries around the world. Access to the Website may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries. If you access the Website from outside the EU you do so on your own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws. Access to the Website from territories where the Website or any of its services or products are illegal is prohibited.
Disclaimer of Warranties
IPA FPE cannot and does not promise or warrant that any aspect of the Website, including the Community Services, Documentation, or any other Website Content is free of viruses or other destructive code. You are responsible for implementing sufficient procedures and checkpoints to satisfy your particular requirements for anti-virus protection and accuracy of data input and output, and for maintaining a means external to our site for any reconstruction of any lost data.
WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE 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 USE OF THE WEBSITE OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE OR TO YOUR DOWNLOADING OF ANY MATERIAL POSTED ON IT, OR ON ANY WEBSITE LINKED TO IT.
YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE, INCLUDING COMMUNITY SERVICES, USER CONTRIBUTIONS, DOCUMENTATION AND ANY OTHER WEBSITE CONTENT, AND ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE, IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE WEBSITE,INCLUDING THE WEBSITE CONTENT AND ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE, ARE PROVIDED ON AN“AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS, WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. NEITHER IPA FPE NOR ANY PERSON ASSOCIATED WITH IPA FPE MAKES ANY WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION WITH RESPECT TO THE COMPLETENESS, SECURITY, RELIABILITY, QUALITY, ACCURACY OR AVAILABILITY OF THE WEBSITE. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, NEITHER IPA FPE NOR ANYONE ASSOCIATED WITH IPA FPE REPRESENTS OR WARRANTS THAT THE WEBSITE,INCLUDING THE WEBSITE CONTENT OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE, WILL BE ACCURATE,RELIABLE, ERROR-FREE OR UNINTERRUPTED, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, THAT OUR SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS OR THAT THE WEBSITE OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE WILL OTHERWISE MEET YOUR NEEDS OR EXPECTATIONS.
IPA FPE HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, WITH RESPECT TO THE WEBSITE, THE WEBSITE CONTENT OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAIN THROUGH THE WEBSITE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT AND FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE.THE FOREGOING DOES NOT AFFECT ANY WARRANTIES WHICH CANNOT BE EXCLUDED OR LIMITED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.
Limitation of Liability
EXCEPT TO THE EXTENT THAT DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY IS PROHIBITED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT WILL IPA FPE, ITS AFFILIATES AND ITS LICENSORS, SERVICE PROVIDERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, UNDER ANY LEGAL THEORY, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE WEBSITE, INCLUDING ANY COMMUNITY SERVICES, USER CONTRIBUTIONS, SHARE CONTRIBUTIONS, WEBSITE CONTENT OR SERVICES OR ITEMS MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH THE WEBSITE, INCLUDING ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL,INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PERSONAL INJURY, PAIN AND SUFFERING, EMOTIONAL DISTRESS, LOSS OF REVENUE, LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF BUSINESS OR ANTICIPATED SAVINGS,LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF GOODWILL, LOSS OF DATA, AND WHETHER CAUSED BY TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), BREACH OF CONTRACT OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF FORESEEABLE.
Governing Law and Jurisdiction