Terms of Use


Thank you for visiting the HA International Web site (referred to as "this site"). Access to and use of this site are governed by the terms and conditions set forth below and by applicable laws, statutes, ordinances, and regulations. By browsing, visiting, or otherwise accessing or using this site, you agree to abide by the terms and conditions set forth herein (“Terms of Use”), which may be updated by us from time to time without notice to you. Your use of this site after the posting by us of any changes to these Terms of Use will constitute your acceptance of those changes.


HA International Privacy Policy
The personally identifiable information that you provide us when using the features of this site is subject to our Privacy Policy, which is a part of these Terms of Use. Please take the time to review the important information contained in our Privacy Policy regarding our collection and use of this information.


Copyright notice
This site is protected by the copyright laws of the United States and may be protected by the copyright laws of other countries and jurisdictions. Except as specifically permitted in accordance with the terms and conditions governing the use of this site, any copy, other reproduction, display, performance, or retransmission of all or any of the contents of this site is strictly prohibited. All rights are reserved. Please see the section below entitled "Notice concerning the use of documents, images, and information on this site."


Trademark notice
HA International and all other trade names, slogans, logos, and product and service names under which HA International does business are all trademarks of HA International. Except as specifically permitted in accordance with the terms and conditions governing the use of this site, any use of such trademarks or trade names is strictly prohibited absent the prior written consent of HA International. In addition, the names, trade names, and trademarks of third parties, including the customers and affiliates of HA International, may appear on this site from time to time. All such names, trade names, and trademarks are proprietary to their respective owners and may be used only with the express written permission of their respective owners.


Use this site at your own risk
YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THIS SITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK AND IS PROVIDED TO YOU ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. HA INTERNATIONAL EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. Because this site is provided to you "AS IS," you agree that HA International shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any delay in delivery of, or failure to deliver, any of your communications or other information you submit using this site. Because this site is provided to you "AS AVAILABLE," you agree that HA International shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension, or discontinuance of this site or its services or of your ability to access or use it.

HA International makes no representations or warranties of any kind as to, and disclaims any warranty and assumes no responsibility for (a) the accuracy or completeness of the information or materials contained in or any errors or omissions in the contents of this site (which may include factual or typographical errors and technical inaccuracies); (b) your use of any copyrighted, trademarked, or otherwise proprietary materials of third parties that may appear in this site; (c) the presence or absence of computer viruses or other bugs that third parties may embed in or attach to this site without HA International 's knowledge or consent; (d) the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of any services provided through this site; or (e) any software, Material Safety Data Sheets or other copyrighted materials made available for downloading, copying, or other use through this site.

Regarding communications with HA International through this site, HA International makes no representation or warranty concerning the security of any data transmitted to HA International, including information relating to potential employment or applications therefore or any other matter. HA International shall treat any data or information transmitted to HA International through this site as non-confidential and nonproprietary. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that HA International provides to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing. You understand that HA International is not liable for any garbled or scrambled transmissions, including any failed attempt on your part to communicate with us.

YOU AGREE THAT NEITHER HA INTERNATIONAL NOR ANY PARTY INVOLVED IN THE CREATION, PRODUCTION, OR DELIVERY OF THIS SITE OR WHOSE MATERIALS OR INFORMATION APPEAR IN THIS SITE IS LIABLE FOR ANY COSTS, LOSSES OR DAMAGES (WHETHER DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, COMPENSATORY, SPECIAL, LOST PROFITS, LIQUIDATED, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE), REGARDLESS OF WHETHER A CLAIM IS BASED ON CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, INTENTIONAL WRONGDOING, OR LIABILITY WITHOUT FAULT, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH YOUR ACCESS TO, BROWSING OF, OR USE OF THIS SITE OR ANY OF THE CONTENTS OR SERVICES OF THIS SITE, WITHOUT REGARD TO THE SOURCE OF SUCH CONTENTS OR SERVICES, OR WITH THE UNAVAILABILITY OR FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE OF THIS SITE FOR ANY REASON.

Some states do not allow the disclaimer of implied warranties or the limitation of liability, so those provisions in this section may not apply to you.


Claims against HA International
You agree to indemnify and hold HA International, and its affiliates, harmless and to pay all liabilities, costs and expenses that HA International incurs resulting from use of this site and its services by you or by anyone using your facilities to access this site, or your violation of any law or the rights of any third party.


Notice concerning the use of documents, images, and information on this site
Documents, images, and information proprietary to HA International, including the contents of the descriptions of HA International's businesses and products, biographical descriptions of its representatives and personnel, and other public notices, together with any associated graphic elements (collectively referred to as HA International materials), may be copied, reproduced, downloaded, or otherwise used provided the following terms are adhered to strictly:

A copyright notice in the form © 2007 HA International, Used with Permission, All Rights Reserved, must appear in every copy or reproduction of HA International materials. HA International materials may be used solely for non-commercial purposes, such as informational, entertainment, and personal use and shall not be further copied, uploaded to any network, intranet or Internet, rebroadcast or retransmitted, or otherwise disseminated in any medium without the express written permission of HA International.

HA International materials may only be used in their entirety, without alteration, editing, condensation, or editorial comment, and any graphical elements contained in the HA International materials may not be used separately from the other elements with which they are associated. HA International materials shall not be used to ridicule, disparage, harass, or annoy any customer or employee of HA International.


No other use of HA International materials shall be permitted
HA International materials available for use as set forth above do not include the design, layout, arrangement, or distinctive elements of this site or of any other Internet Web site maintained by HA International or its affiliated companies.


Documents, images, information, and other materials proprietary to others
The contents of this site may from time to time contain documents, images, information, and other materials not proprietary to HA International, such as photographs; clip art; film clips; musical passages; audio track or sound effect elements; or the names, trade names, trademarks, logos, or designations of third parties (including present and past customers of HA International or its featured personnel). All such materials will be referred to as non-HA International materials.

Non-HA International materials may also include from time to time articles, data, information, images, artwork, graphics, music, audio, or other elements published in newspapers, magazines, or other media or venues and may include the name, trade name, or trademark of the medium or venue in which such materials were published.

Any use whatsoever of any non-HA International materials is strictly prohibited unless the prior written permission of the appropriate third parties has been secured.


Links
For the convenience of users of this site, one or more links to other Internet Web sites may appear from time to time. Except for Internet Web sites maintained by divisions, subsidiaries, or affiliated companies of HA International, the Internet Web sites to which links are provided in this site are not under the control of HA International. Please note, however, that these Terms of Use apply only to this site. HA International is not responsible for the contents of any non-HA International linked Internet Web site or for any potential damage arising out of or in connection with the use of any such link.

In addition, the existence of a link between this site and any other Internet Web site is not and shall not be understood to be an endorsement by HA International of the owner or proprietor of the linked Internet Web site or of HA International by the owner or proprietor of such a linked Web site.


Unsolicited materials
Please note that it is a policy of HA International not to accept or consider unsolicited creative, production-related, or other materials of any kind. HA International will consider any and all materials, including proposals, ideas, concepts, drafts, rough cuts, or finished work product submitted through this site not to be confidential or proprietary and to be freely available for use without compensation or payment of any kind.


Software
Any software made available for downloading, copying, or use through this site is proprietary to the individual or entity making such software available. Downloading, copying, or other use of such software is subject to the terms and conditions of the software licensing agreement relating to such software.


General
You agree that these Terms of Use describe the entire agreement between us with respect to its subject matter. This site was created and is operated under the laws of the State of Illinois. The laws of the State of Illinois will control the terms and conditions provided in these Terms of Use, without giving effect to any principles of conflict of laws. If a court of competent jurisdiction finds that any provision of these Terms of Use is invalid or enforceable, we both agree that the other provisions of these Terms of Use will remain in full force and effect. You agree that regardless of any applicable law to the contrary, you cannot file a claim or cause of action arising out of or related to this site or these Terms of Use more than one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose.


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