USE OF THE WEBSITE
INTELLECTUAL AND PROPRIETARY PROPERTY RIGHTS
All information provided on the Website, including but not limited to text, data, and graphics (the “Content”) is owned by or licensed to Confie. Confie and its licensors retain all proprietary rights to the Content, which, unless otherwise indicated, is protected by copyright and trademark laws. All unauthorized use of published information (including email addresses) is strictly prohibited without prior written permission from Confie.
Each individual document published by Confie on the Website or transmitted via email may contain other proprietary notices and copyright information relating to that individual document. Likewise, any product, process, or technology contained in individual documents on the Website may be the subject of other intellectual property rights reserved by Confie and may not be licensed hereunder.
All trade names, trademarks, service marks, images and logos on materials, including electronic facsimiles, published by Confie are proprietary to their respective owners and are protected by applicable trademark and copyright laws. Any unauthorized use of Confie owned marks or graphics is strictly prohibited. No part of the Website may be reproduced, disseminated, published, or transferred without first obtaining written permission from Confie.
You may not, nor may you allow others to, directly or indirectly, attempt or actually disrupt, impair or interfere with, alter, or modify the Website or Content. Likewise, you may not, nor may you allow others to, directly, or indirectly, collect or attempt to collect any information about our Customers, including passwords, account, or other data. You may print or copy pages on the Website for your personal, non-commercial use provide that you do not alter or revise the content and that you retain all copyright, trademark, or other notices. Any and all other uses are strictly prohibited.
ILLEGAL ACTIVITIES PROHIBITED
As a condition of your use of the Website, you warrant to Confie that you will not use the Website or any information contained on the Website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited herein. You may not use this site to engage in any ilegal activity or any conduct which is defamatory, libelous, threatening, harassing, pornographic, offensive, indecent, discriminatory or offensive on the basis of sex, color, national origin, race, age, religion, sexual orientation or disability, or which infringes on a third party’s intellectual property or other proprietary rights.
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
All Content on the Website and/or transmitted via email is provided “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NONINFRINGEMENT. Confie expressly disclaims liability for any errors or omissions in the information and materials in the Website. No warranty of any kind - implied, express, or statutory, including but not limited to the warranties of non-infringement of third-party rights, title, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and freedom from computer virus - is given in conjunction with the information and materials contained in the Website.
Content may include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes may be periodically made to the Content and these changes will be incorporated in new editions of the Content. Confie may make improvements and/or changes in the products and/or services described in the Content at any time without notice.
Confie does not warrant that the Website will be without error or interruption.
LIMITATION OF LIABILTY
You assume sole risk associated with using the Website and its Content. Under no circumstances will Confie, its officers, directors, employees, agents, affiliates, or anyone involved in creating, producing, or delivering the Website, be liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special, consequential, or other damages, losses, or other expenses arising out of, related to, or in connection with the Website, its Content, or the use thereof or in connection with the inability to use by any party, or in connection with any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, or line or system failure, whether such claims for damages are based in contract, tort, strict liability, or otherwise, even if Confie, or its representatives, are advised of the possibility of such damages, losses, or other expenses.
The Website is operated and intended for use only in the United States of America. Confie does not make any representations that the Content on the Website is appropriate or made available for use outside of the United States of America, and Access to the Website from territories where its Content is illegal is prohibited. If you choose to access the Website from outside the United States of America, you are solely responsible for compliance with applicable local laws.
These Terms shall be governed by and interpreted according to the laws of the State of Illinois, without respect to its choice of law provisions. The Circuit Court of the Eighteenth Judicial District, DuPage County, Illinois shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any and all disputes arising out of, related to, or in connection with these Terms, the Content, and/or the Website.
To the extent that any court of competent jurisdiction determines that any portion or provision of the Terms is determined to be unlawful, void, or unenforceable, such determination shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision.
TIMELINESS OF CONTENT
The Content, including, but not limited to, ratings, reports, studies, and other commentary is current as of the date published or indicated on the Content and is subject to change without notice. In addition, you are responsible for setting the cache settings on your browser to ensure you are receiving the most recent Content.
CHANGES TO THE WEBSITE
Unless otherwise agreed, Confie may discontinue or modify the Website or Content at any time and without prior notice. Continued usage of the Website implies acceptance of those modifications.
EMAILS TO CONFIE ADDRESSES
The Confie email system is a private email system intended only for purposes authorized by Confie. Confie prohibits numerous unsolicited commercial email messages to be sent, or caused to be sent, to any confiegroup.com email address; prohibits any email message to be sent, or caused to be sent, to any confiegroup.com email address that makes use of a forged header, deceptive addressing, or which attempts in any manner to disguise the source of the email; and prohibits the harvesting or collection of the email addresses of Confie employees, agents, and independent contractors from the Website for the purpose of sending bulk email to confiegroup.com email addresses or for any other purpose.
Confie expressly reserves the right to take the appropriate measures to prevent the misuse of its email system by unauthorized users. Confie’s failure to enforce this policy in every instance in which it might have application does not amount to a waiver of Confie’s rights.
LINKS TO THIS WEBSITE AND FRAMING POLICY
The Website is protected by applicable copyright laws. Accordingly, you may not copy, distribute, modify, publish, replicate, create derivative works, post, frame-in, or otherwise use any of the Website or the Content posted on the Website without prior written permission from Confie.
Unless outlined by a specific agreement between you and Confie, any link created from another website to the Website must (1) resolve to the top-level homepage of an Confie domain; (2) not remove, distort, or otherwise alter the size or appearance of any Confie-owned logo or trademark; (3) not create a frame or any other browser or border environment around the Website; (4) not in any way imply that Confie is endorsing any products or services other than its own or that of its subsidiaries and affiliates; (5) not misrepresent your relationship with Confie nor present any other false information about Confie; (6) not otherwise use any Confie logos or trademarks displayed on the Website without express written permission from Confie; (7) not link from a website that is not owned by you unless you have permission from the owner to do so; and (8) not contain content that is distasteful, offensive, or controversial, infringes upon any intellectual property rights or other rights of any other person, or otherwise does not comply with all applicable laws and regulations. You shall fully indemnify Confie for any and all losses or damages, without limitation, suffered by Confie and/or its subsidiaries and affiliates for breach by you of the preceding paragraph.
LINKS TO THIRD PARTY WEBSITES
Confie reserves the right to terminate your access to the Website for any reason and without prior notice