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To the best of our knowledge, the information provided on the Optech website is accurate. Optech does not warrant that the information or materials are current or free of any typographical errors or omissions related to pricing, text, or photography; or that the materials on the Optech website are free of viruses or other harmful elements. The Optech website and the materials provided on this site are provided on an “As Is” basis without warranties of any kind, either express or implied. You expressly agree that use of the Optech website is at your sole risk. Optech maintains the right to change the materials or products mentioned at any time without prior notice. Mention of non-Optech products or services is for information purposes only. We do not endorse any non-Optech-owned products or services that are mentioned on our site and we are not responsible for them in any way.
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Optech is not responsible for hypertext links to any and all third-party websites, particularly for such websites’ content or privacy polices.
Optech is not responsible for hypertext links from any and all third-party websites to the Optech website, and forbids anyone from establishing such a link without Optech's prior written authorization.
By placing a link on your website to an Optech web page, you agree to promptly remove such link at Optech's request. You may not use the Optech corporate logo or any other Optech logo, graphic or trademark at any time for any purposes or to link to Optech, unless authorized by Optech. For information on Optech-authorized linking and logo use programs, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Optech website may include [discussion forums, blogs and interactive areas]. By using the forums, blogs or interactive areas, you agree to the following:
- You will not upload to, distribute or otherwise publish through this site any message, data, information, text or other material ("Content") that is unlawful, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, indecent, lewd, harassing, threatening, harmful, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, inflammatory or otherwise objectionable;
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- You will not impersonate any person or entity or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;
- You will not, without Optech's written permission, distribute or publish unsolicited promotions, advertising or solicitations for funds, goods or services, including junk mail and spam;
- You will not disguise the origin of any communication transmitted on, to or through our site;
- You will not v iolate any applicable local, provincial, national, or international law.
Optech will not be responsible for and assumes no liability for any Content posted or uploaded by you or any third party, or for any mistakes, defamation, slander, libel, omissions, falsehoods, obscenity, pornography or profanity you may encounter. As a provider of forums, blogs and interactive services, if any, [Optech is only a forum, blog or interactive service and is not liable for any statements, representations, or Content provided by its users].
Monitoring, Editing and Disclosure of Communications
Optech has the right, but not the obligation, to monitor any activity and content associated with its forums, blogs and interactive areas. Optech may investigate any suspected or reported violation of its policies or complaints and take any action that it deems appropriate. Such action may include, but is not limited to, issuing warnings, suspension or termination of service, and/or removal of posted Content. Optech maintains the right to remove, screen or edit any Content.
To protect Optech's systems and customers, to ensure the integrity and operation of Optech's business and systems, and to cooperate with legitimate governmental requests, subpoenas or court orders, if required, Optech may access and disclose any information it considers necessary or appropriate, including, without limitation, posted Content, user profile information (e.g., name, e-mail address), IP address and traffic information, and usage history.
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Optech is pleased to receive your comments regarding our website. However, any or all material and information provided by you to us through our website may be included in a database owned by Optech and its subsidiaries and affiliates in which we have rights and interest, including, but not limited to, a compilation copyright. We maintain the right to use any information or materials you provide to us or that we obtain through your use of the sites to the fullest extent permitted by law.
You grant to Optech a perpetual, worldwide, irrevocable, unrestricted, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use (including use for promotional and advertising purposes), copy, license, sublicense, adapt, distribute, display, publicly perform, reproduce, transmit, modify, edit and otherwise exploit any communications that you post on our sites, and any ideas or original materials contained in such communications, in all media now known or hereafter developed. You waive all rights you may have to inspect and/or approve of any use by Optech of any material or idea submitted by you in any communications, or receive any compensation for such use. You waive all rights to any claim against Optech for any alleged or actual infringements of any proprietary rights, rights of privacy and publicity, moral rights, and rights of attribution in connection with such communications. You agree and understand that Optech is under no obligation to use any material or ideas submitted by you in any communications in any way whatsoever.
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You acknowledge that transmissions to and from our site are not confidential and that your communications may be read or intercepted by others. Optech shall not be responsible for the payment of any amounts to any party in connection with Optech’s use of communications submitted by you to our sites Do not submit information to our site that is confidential or proprietary. Optech will not be responsible for personal information that you choose to submit in our forums, blogs or other interactive areas. [Please be aware that any personally identifiable information that you submit could be used to send you unsolicited messages.]
Internet software or computer viruses
Due to technical difficulties with the Internet, Internet software or transmission problems could produce inaccurate or incomplete copies of information contained on this website. Computer viruses or other destructive programs may also be inadvertently downloaded from this website.
Optech shall not be responsible or liable for any software, computer viruses or other destructive, harmful or disruptive files or programs that may infect or otherwise impact your use of your computer equipment or other property on account of your access to, use of, or browsing on this website or your downloading of any of the Materials from this website. Optech recommends that you install appropriate anti-virus or other protective software.
Termination of the License to Use this Site
Violation of these terms and conditions automatically results in the termination of your license to use the Optech website and to use any materials that you have obtained from the Optech website. Upon termination of your license, any materials that you have obtained from the Optech website must be immediately destroyed.
This website is controlled, operated and administered by Optech from within the Province of Ontario, Canada. This website can be accessed from all provinces and territories of Canada , as well as from other countries around the world. As each of these jurisdictions has laws that may differ from those of the Province of Ontario, by accessing this website, you acknowledge and agree that all matters relating to access to or use of this website shall be governed by the laws of the Province of Ontario and the federal laws of Canada applicable therein (without reference to conflicts of laws principles).
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Effective Date: May 2, 2006