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HomPNA Alliance - Terms of Use

1.Terms of Use of Site

Welcome to the HomePNA Alliance Site. The following are the rules or "Terms of Use" that govern use of the HomePNA.org Web site (the "Site"). By using or visiting the Site, you expressly agree to be bound by these Terms of Use and to follow these Terms of Use and all applicable laws and regulations governing the Site. HomePNA Alliance ("HomePNA" or "We") reserves the right to change these Terms of Use at any time, effective immediately upon posting on the Site. Please check this page of the Site periodically. We will note when there are updates to the Terms of Use at the bottom of the Terms of Use. If you violate these Terms of Use, HomePNA may terminate your use of the Site, bar you from future use of the Site, and/or take appropriate legal action against you.

2. Limited License

You agree that you are only authorized to visit, view and to retain a copy of pages of this Site solely for non-commercial use within your organization (or if you are a HomePNA member, your customer's organization) in support of HomePNA certified products, and that you shall not duplicate, download, publish, modify, create derivative works or otherwise distribute the material on this Site for any purpose other than to review promotional information, for such use, unless otherwise specifically authorized by HomePNA to do so. You also agree not to deep-link to the Site for any purpose, unless specifically authorized by HomePNA to do so. The content and software on the Site is the property of HomePNA and/or its suppliers and is protected by international copyright laws. We post a legal notice and various credits on pages of the Site, which may not be removed. Please do not remove this notice or these credits, or any additional information contained along with the notices and credits. Except as specified above, nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring by implication, estoppel or otherwise any license or right under any patent, trademark or copyright of HomePNA or any third party.

3. Compliance with Applicable Laws; Export Control Laws

Your access to the Site is governed by all applicable federal, state and local laws. All information available on the Site is subject to U.S. export control laws and may also be subject to the laws of the country where you reside. All HomePNA products and publications are commercial in nature. Use, duplication, or disclosure by the United States Government is subject to the restrictions set forth in DFARS 252.227-7015 and FAR 52.227-19.

4. Trademarks

The trademarks, trade names, logos and service marks (collectively, the "Marks") displayed on the Site are the property of HomePNA or other third parties. You are not permitted to use the Marks without the prior written consent of HomePNA.

5. General Disclaimer

HomePNA does not promise that the Site will be error-free, uninterrupted, nor that it will provide specific results from use of the Site or any content, search or link on it. The Site and its content are delivered on an "as-is" and "as-available" basis and HomePNA assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of the same. HomePNA does not intentionally distribute software that attempts to and/or causes damage, harassment, or annoyance to persons, data, and/or computer systems. HomePNA disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including any implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. HomePNA will not be liable for any damages of any kind arising from the use of the Site and/or HomePNA products, including, without limitation, direct, indirect, incidental, punitive and consequential damages, lost profits or revenues, costs of replacement goods, loss or damage to data arising out of the use or inability to use the Site or any HomePNA product, damages resulting from use of or reliance on any information, even if HomePNA or its suppliers have been advised of the possibility of such damages. HomePNA makes no guarantee of any specific result from use of the Site and/or any HomePNA product. HomePNA may change the programs or products mentioned on the Site at any time without notice. Mention of non-HomePNA products or services on the Site is for information purposes only and constitutes neither an endorsement nor a recommendation.

6. Links to Third Party Sites

The Site may contain links to third party websites. Access to any other website linked to the Site is at your own risk and HomePNA is not responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any information, data, opinions, advice or statements made on these websites. HomePNA provides these links merely as a convenience and the inclusion of such links does not imply an endorsement or a recommendation.

7. Access to Password Protected/Secure Areas

Access to and use of password protected and/or secure areas of the Site is restricted to authorized users only. Unauthorized individuals attempting to access these areas of the Site may be subject to prosecution.

8. Software License Agreement

Any software which you download from the Site is governed by (i) the license terms accompanying the downloaded file, or (ii) if no license terms accompany the downloaded file, the terms of the license agreement which accompanied the original product licensed by you which you are updating.

9. Privacy Policy

Please see our Privacy Policy for information regarding our policies and practices concerning personal information.

10. Disputes

If there is any dispute about or involving the Site and/or the use thereof, you agree that the dispute will be governed by the laws of the State of California without regard to its conflict of law provisions. You agree to personal jurisdiction by and venue in the courts of California, in the United States of America.

11. Indemnity

You agree to indemnify and hold HomePNA, its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents and other partners and employees, harmless from any loss, liability, claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of the Site, including also your use of the Site to provide a link to another site or to upload content or other information to the Site.

Last updated March 18, 2009