All material, text, graphics, user interfaces, visual interfaces, photographs, trademarks, logos, sounds, music, artwork, computer code and content on, at or in the Site (collectively, “Content”), including but not limited to the design, presentation, structure, selection, coordination, expression, “look and feel” and arrangement of such Content, contained on, at or in the Site is owned, controlled or licensed by or to Stenograph, and is protected by intellectual property rights and laws (including, among other things, copyright, trade dress, patent and trademark laws), unfair competition laws and various other applicable local, state and federal laws.
You may use information concerning Stenograph products, software and services that Stenograph has purposely made available for downloading from the Site, provided that, unless Stenograph agrees in writing otherwise, you (1) not remove any proprietary notice language in all copies of such documents, (2) use such information only for your personal, non-commercial informational purpose and do not copy or post such information on any networked computer or broadcast or publish it in any media, (3) make no modifications to any such information, and (4) not make any additional representations or warranties relating to such materials.
Stenograph does not claim ownership of content or materials you post, upload, input or submit to, for or through the Site (including feedback and suggestions) for review by the general public (collectively, "Submissions"). However, except as expressly provided otherwise, any Submissions shall be deemed to be non-confidential and Stenograph shall be free to use the same on an unrestricted basis. Except as expressly provided otherwise, by posting, uploading, inputting or submitting ("Posting") your Submission, you are granting Stenograph and its designees permission to use your Submission in connection with the operation of the Site, including, without limitation, a worldwide, non-exclusive, sub-licensable, transferable, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right to use, reproduce, sublicense, distribute, create derivative works of, publicly perform, publicly display, and import your Submissions in any media now known or hereafter developed, for any purpose whatsoever, commercial or otherwise, related to or concerning Stenograph, its business, the Site, and Stenograph’s products, software and services, without compensation to you. Further, you grant Stenograph and its designees permission to publish your name in connection with your Submission, and the right to sublicense such rights to any supplier of services related to or referenced in the Site.
By Posting a Submission, you:
represent and warrant that you are solely responsible for the content of your Submissions and any information that you choose to communicate via your Submissions;
agree that, promptly upon Stenograph’s written request, you will sign a document provided by Stenograph confirming that you have granted to Stenograph these rights in your Submission; and
agree that you will indemnify and defend Stenograph and its affiliate companies, and their respective officers, directors, shareholders, predecessors, successors in interest, employees and agents, from and against all demands, loss, liability, claims or expenses (including attorneys’ fees) arising from or related to the Submissions or the content therein, or Stenograph’s use of the Submissions as provided herein, including, without limitation, any claims concerning the violation of the rights of a third-party or applicable law. Stenograph reserves the right, at its own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter subject to indemnification hereunder. In any event, no settlement that affects the rights or obligations of Stenograph may be made without Stenograph’s prior written approval.
You may not Post a Submission that is defamatory, obscene, lewd, or inappropriate, or uses any material or content owned by a third party, or any trademarks, service marks, logos, brands, or products other than those owned by Stenograph, without proper authorization.
No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of your Submission. Stenograph is under no obligation to post or use any Submission and Stenograph may remove any Submission at any time in its sole discretion.
All software that is made available to download from the Site (collectively, "Software") is the copyrighted work of Stenograph and/or its licensors. Use of the Software is governed by the terms of the end user license agreement, if any, which accompanies or is included with the Software ("License Agreement"). You may not install and use any Software unless you first agree to the applicable License Agreement terms. Any reproduction or redistribution of the Software not in accordance with the applicable License Agreement is expressly prohibited by law, and may result in severe civil and criminal penalties. Violators will be prosecuted to the maximum extent possible.
WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, COPYING OR REPRODUCTION OF THE SOFTWARE TO ANY OTHER SERVER OR LOCATION FOR FURTHER REPRODUCTION OR REDISTRIBUTION IS EXPRESSLY PROHIBITED, UNLESS SUCH REPRODUCTION OR REDISTRIBUTION IS EXPRESSLY PERMITTED BY THE LICENSE AGREEMENT ACCOMPANYING SUCH SOFTWARE.
THE SOFTWARE IS WARRANTED, IF AT ALL, ONLY ACCORDING TO THE TERMS OF THE LICENSE AGREEMENT. EXCEPT AS WARRANTED IN THE LICENSE AGREEMENT, Stenograph HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THE SOFTWARE, INCLUDING ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to any portion or feature of the Site, or any other systems or networks connected to the Site or to any Stenograph server, or to any of the services offered on or through the Site, by hacking, password “mining” or any other illegitimate means.
You may not probe, scan or test the vulnerability of the Site or any network connected to the Site, nor breach the security or authentication measures on the Site or any network connected to the Site. You may not reverse look-up, trace or seek to trace any information on any other user of or visitor to the Site, or any other customer of Stenograph, including any Stenograph account not owned by you, to its source, or exploit the Site or any service or information made available or offered by or through the Site, in any way where the purpose is to reveal any information, including but not limited to personal identification or information, other than your own information, as provided for by the Site.
You may not take any action that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Site, any Stenograph server, or any systems or networks connected to the Site or to Stenograph.
You may not use any device, software or routine to interfere or take any action that could interfere with the proper working of the Site or any transaction being conducted on the Site, or with any other person’s use or enjoyment of the Site.
You may not use any automatic device, program, algorithm or methodology, or any similar or equivalent manual process, to access, acquire, copy or monitor any portion of the Site or any Content, or in any way reproduce or circumvent the navigational structure or presentation of the Site or any Content, to obtain or attempt to obtain any materials, documents or information through any means not purposely made available through the Site.
You may not pretend that you are, or that you represent, someone else, or impersonate any other individual or entity.
Stenograph’s obligations, if any, with regard to its products, software and services are governed solely by the agreements pursuant to which they are provided, and nothing on this Site should be construed to alter such agreements.
Stenograph may make changes to any products, software or services offered on the Site, or to the applicable prices for any such products, software or services, at any time, without notice. The materials on the Site with respect to products, software and services may be out of date, and Stenograph makes no commitment to update the materials on the Site with respect to such products, software and services.
Accounts, Passwords and Security
Certain features or services offered on or through the Site may require you to open an account. You are entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the information you hold for your account, including your login and password, and for any and all activity that occurs under your account as a result of your failing to keep this information secure and confidential. You agree to notify Stenograph immediately of any unauthorized use of your account or password, or any other breach of security. You may be held liable for losses incurred by Stenograph or any other user of or visitor to the Site due to someone else using your account as a result of your failing to keep your account information secure and confidential.
You may not use anyone else’s account at any time without the express permission and consent of the holder of such account. Stenograph cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with these obligations.
Links to Other Sites
This Site may contain links to other independent third-party websites (“Linked Sites”). These Linked Sites are provided solely as a convenience to our visitors. Such Linked Sites are not under Stenograph’s control, and Stenograph is not responsible for and does not endorse the content of such Linked Sites, including any functionality or security of such Linked Sites or information or materials contained on such Linked Sites. You will need to make your own independent judgment regarding your interaction with these Linked Sites.
STENOGRAPH DOES NOT PROMISE THAT THE SITE OR ANY CONTENT, SERVICE OR FEATURE OF THE SITE WILL BE ERROR-FREE OR UNINTERRUPTED, OR THAT ANY DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT YOUR USE OF THE SITE WILL PROVIDE SPECIFIC RESULTS. THE SITE AND ITS CONTENT ARE DELIVERED ON AN “AS-IS” AND “AS-AVAILABLE” BASIS. ALL INFORMATION PROVIDED ON THE SITE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. STENOGRAPH CANNOT ENSURE THAT ANY CONTENT YOU DOWNLOAD FROM THE SITE WILL BE FREE OF VIRUSES OR CONTAMINATION OR DESTRUCTIVE FEATURES. STENOGRAPH DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING ANY WARRANTIES OF ACCURACY, NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. STENOGRAPH DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL LIABILITY FOR THE ACTS, OMISSIONS AND CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTIES IN CONNECTION WITH OR RELATED TO YOUR USE OF THE SITE AND/OR ANY STENOGRAPH PRODUCTS, SOFTWARE OR SERVICES. YOU ASSUME TOTAL RESPONSIBILITY FOR YOUR USE OF THE SITE AND ANY LINKED SITES. YOUR SOLE REMEDY AGAINST STENOGRAPH FOR DISSATISFACTION WITH THE SITE OR ANY CONTENT IS TO STOP USING THE SITE OR ANY SUCH CONTENT. THIS LIMITATION OF RELIEF IS A PART OF THE BARGAIN BETWEEN THE PARTIES.
The above disclaimer applies to any damages, liability or injuries caused by any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, communication line failure, theft or destruction of or unauthorized access to, alteration of, or use, whether for breach of contract, tort, negligence or any other cause of action.
Stenograph reserves the right to do any of the following, at any time, without notice: (1) to modify, suspend or terminate operation of or access to the Site, or any portion of the Site, for any reason; (2) to modify or change the Site, or any portion of the Site, and any applicable policies or terms; and (3) to interrupt the operation of the Site, or any portion of the Site, as necessary to perform routine or non-routine maintenance, error correction, or other changes.
Limitation of Liability
Except where prohibited by law, in no event will Stenograph be liable to you for any indirect, consequential, exemplary, incidental or punitive damages, including lost profits, business or goodwill, even if Stenograph has been advised of the possibility of such damages.
You agree to indemnify and hold Stenograph and its affiliate companies, and their respective officers, directors, shareholders, predecessors, successors in interest, employees and agents, harmless from any demands, loss, liability, claims or expenses (including attorneys’ fees), made against Stenograph by any third party due to or arising out of or in connection with your use of the Site. Stenograph reserves the right, at its own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter subject to indemnification hereunder. In any event, no settlement that affects the rights or obligations of Stenograph may be made without Stenograph’s prior written approval.
Stenograph may disclose any information we have about you (including your identity) if we determine that such disclosure is necessary in connection with any investigation or complaint regarding your use of the Site, or to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing injury to or interference with (either intentionally or unintentionally) Stenograph’s rights or property, or the rights or property of visitors to or users of the Site, including Stenograph’s customers. Stenograph reserves the right at all times to disclose any information that Stenograph deems necessary to comply with any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request. Stenograph also may disclose your information when Stenograph determines that applicable law requires or permits such disclosure, including exchanging information with other companies and organizations for fraud protection purposes.
You agree that Stenograph may, in its sole discretion and without prior notice, terminate your access to the Site, for cause, which includes (but is not limited to) (1) requests by law enforcement or other government agencies, (2) a request by you (self-initiated account deletions), (3) discontinuance or material modification of the Site or any service offered on or through the Site, or (4) unexpected technical issues or problems.
Notices and Procedure for Making Claims of Infringement
Pursuant to Title 17, United States Code, Section 512(c)(2), notifications of claimed copyright, trademark or other infringement should be sent to Stenograph's Designated Agent at 596 W. Lamont Rd., Elmhurst, IL 60126. Stenograph may provide your notice to third parties (including the alleged infringer). Notices of copyright infringement must comply with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. ALL INQUIRIES NOT RELEVANT TO THE FOLLOWING PROCEDURE WILL NOT RECEIVE A RESPONSE.
Governing Law; Dispute Resolution
Void Where Prohibited
Stenograph administers and operates the www.Stenograph.com Site from its location in Elmhurst, IL, USA. Although the Site is accessible worldwide, not all features, products or services discussed, referenced, provided or offered through or on the Site are available to all persons or in all geographic locations, or appropriate or available for use outside the United States. Stenograph reserves the right to limit, in its sole discretion, the provision and quantity of any feature, product or service to any person or geographic area. Any offer for any feature, product or service made on the Site is void where prohibited. If you choose to access the Site from outside the United States, you do so on your own initiative and you are solely responsible for complying with applicable local laws.
You may not use or export or re-export any Content or any copy or adaptation of such Content, or any product or service offered on the Site, in violation of any applicable laws or regulations, including without limitation United States export laws and regulations.
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Updated March 17, 2017
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