Terms of Use

Terms of Use

TERMS OF USE AND LEGAL RESTRICTIONS

ATTENTION: PLEASE READ ALL THESE PROVISIONS (“TERMS”) CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS WEBSITE. USING THIS WEBSITE INDICATES YOUR AGREEMENT AND ACCEPTANCE OF THESE TERMS. IF YOU DO NOT ACCEPT THESE TERMS, DO NOT USE THIS WEBSITE OR DOWNLOAD MATERIALS FROM THIS SITE.

The Site and its Use

This website (the “Site”) is owned and provided by the Company from its offices in Birmingham, Alabama and its subsidiaries and affiliated companies (collectively the “Company”) for your personal information and non-commercial use. Please feel free to browse the Site; however, your access and use of the Site is subject to these Terms and any and all applicable laws.

You shall use this Site for posting of employment résumés or other lawful purposes only. You shall not post or transmit through this Site any information or material which violates or infringes, in any way, the rights of others, or which is unlawful, threatening, abusive, defamatory, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, vulgar, obscene, profane, harassing or otherwise objectionable. Nor shall you post or transmit through this Site any information or material which encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to liability or otherwise violate any law or administrative ruling or guidelines, is in violation of these Terms, or which, without the Company’s prior written approval, contain advertising or any solicitation with respect to products or services. Any conduct by you that, in the Company’s opinion, restricts or inhibits any other user from using or enjoying this Site will not be permitted.

The Site contains information and materials (collectively “Materials”) which are derived in whole or in part from information and materials supplied by the Company and other sources, and are protected by international copyright, trademark and other laws, including but not limited to, text, software, photos, video, graphics and audio, and the entire content of this Site is copyrighted as a collective work under the United States Copyright Laws. The Company owns the copyright in the overall selection, coordination, arrangement and enhancement of such content, and owns the rights in, or license to use, the individual components of such content. Materials may not be copied, reproduced, republished, modified, uploaded, posted, transmitted or distributed in any way or decompiled, reverse engineered or disassembled, including but not limited to the text, images, audio and/or video, as well as any software (including but not limited to any images or files incorporated in or generated by the software or data accompanying such software), except that you may download one copy of the Materials on any single computer for your personal, noncommercial use only, provided you keep intact all copyright, trademark and other proprietary notices and make no change in or deletion of author attribution. This limited authorization is not a transfer of title in the Materials and by your use of this Site, you acknowledge that you do not acquire any license, ownership or other rights to the Materials. Modification of the Materials or use of the Materials for any other purpose is a violation of the Company’s or such other sources’ copyright, trademark and other proprietary rights and may violate other laws. The use of any such Materials on any other website or networked computer or environment is prohibited without the Company’s express written consent. If you breach any of these Terms, your authorization to use this Site automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any downloaded or printed Materials. You may also be subject to liability to the Company or to third parties as a consequence of such breach.

Disclaimer

THE SITE AND MATERIALS AND RELATED COMMUNICATIONS ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT ANY REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILTY, NON-INFRINGEMENT, OR FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW FOR THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSIONS OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES MAY NOT BE APPLICABLE UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES. THE COMPANY ALSO DOES NOT WARRANT THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THE MATERIALS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE RELIABILITY OF ANY ADVICE, STATEMENT OR OTHER INFORMATION DISPLAYED OR DISTRIBUTED THROUGH THE SITE. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE BY THE USE OF THIS SITE THAT ANY RELIANCE ON ANY SUCH MATERIALS, ADVICE, STATEMENT OR INFORMATION SHALL BE AT YOUR SOLE RISK.

POSTINGS ARE MADE AT SUCH TIMES AS THE COMPANY DETERMINES IN ITS DISCRETION. READERS SHOULD NOT ASSUME THAT THE INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THIS SITE HAS BEEN UPDATED OR OTHERWISE CONTAINS CURRENT INFORMATION. THE COMPANY DOES NOT REVIEW PAST POSTINGS TO DETERMINE WHETHER THEY REMAIN ACCURATE, AND INFORMATION CONTAINED IN SUCH POSTINGS MAY HAVE BEEN SUPERSEDED.

THE COMPANY ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY, AND SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES TO, OR VIRUSES THAT MAY INFECT, YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT OR OTHER PROPERTY ON ACCOUNT OF YOUR ACCESS TO, USE OF, OR BROWSING IN THE SITE OR YOUR DOWNLOADING OF ANY MATERIALS FROM THE SITE.

Third Party Sites

The Company may provide as a convenience to you, links to websites operated by other entities and persons, but makes no representations whatsoever about any other website which you may access through this one. Any link to a non-Company website does not mean that the Company endorses or accepts any responsibility for the content, or the use of such website. If you use these sites, you do so at your own risk. The Company makes no warranty or representation regarding, and does not sponsor or endorse, any linked websites or the information or materials appearing thereon or any of products and services described thereon. Furthermore, links do not imply that the Company is affiliated or associated with, or that any linked site is authorized to use any trademark, trade name, logo or copyright of the Company.

Third Party Content

Any opinions, statements, services, offers or other information or content expressed or made available in this Site by any third party are those of the respective author(s) or distributor(s) and not of the Company.

Limitation of Liability

Your use and browsing of the Site is at your risk. If you are dissatisfied with any of the Materials contained in the Site, or with any of these Terms, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue accessing and using the Site.

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL THE COMPANY, ITS SUPPLIERS OR OTHER THIRD PARTIES MENTIONED AT, OR INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING, OR DELIVERING THIS SITE BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, INDIRECT, SPECIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, COSTS AND EXPENSES OF ANY TYPE INCURRED, LOST PROFITS; LOST DATA OR PROGRAMS; AND BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) ARISING OUT OF YOUR ACCESS TO, USE OF INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE SITE, INABILITY TO USE OR THE RESULTS OF USE OF THIS SITE, ANY WEBSITES LINKED TO THIS SITE, OR ANY MATERIALS CONTAINED AT ANY OR ALL SUCH SITES (INCLUDING BUT LIMITED TO THOSE CAUSED BY OR RESULTING FROM A FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE; ERROR; OMISSION; LINKING TO OTHER WEBSITES; INTERRUPTION; DELETION; DEFECT; DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION; COMPUTER VIRUS; COMMUNICATION LINE FAILURE; OR DESTRUCTION, UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO, ALTERATION OF, OR USE OF ANY COMPUTER OR SYSTEM), WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY WHATSOEVER AND WHETHER OR NOT THE COMPANY WAS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

THE COMPANY SHALL HAVE NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY ACTS, OMISSIONS OR CONDUCT OF ANY USER OR OTHER THIRD PARTY.

The Company’s obligations and responsibilities regarding its products and services are governed solely by the Company’s terms and conditions of sale or license under which such products and services are sold or licensed.

Information Provided By You

It has been and remains the Company’s policy not to accept or consider ideas, suggestions or materials other than those that the Company has specifically requested from you. Accordingly, the Company does not want you to, and you should not, send any confidential or proprietary information to the Company through our Site unless specifically requested by the Company. Please note that any unsolicited information or material sent to the Company will be deemed not to be confidential or proprietary. By submitting information and material to this Site, you automatically grant to the Company (or warrant that the owner of such information and material has expressly granted to the Company) a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, unrestricted, right and license to use, reproduce, display, perform, modify, adapt, publish, translate, transmit and distribute or otherwise make available to other such information and material (in whole or in part and for any purpose) worldwide and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media, or technology now known or hereafter developed. You also agree that the Company is free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques that you send the Company for any purpose.

As further provided above, the Company does not want to receive, and you are deemed to covenant and agree through the use of this Site not to provide, any information or materials to the Company that are defamatory, threatening, obscene, harassing, in violation of any law, governmental requirements or otherwise unlawful, or that incorporate the proprietary information or materials of another person or entity.

You shall not upload, post or otherwise make available on this Site any information and material protected by copyright, trademark or other proprietary right without the express written permission of the owner of such right(s). You shall be solely liable for any damages resulting from any infringement of copyright, proprietary rights, or any other harm resulting from such a submission.

Changes

The Company reserves the right, but not the obligation, in its sole discretion, to revise these Terms at any time and correct any errors or omissions in any portion of the Site and Materials, if any. Materials may also be changed, modified, added or removed and updated without notice at any time; however, the Company is under no obligation to update Materials. The Company may also make changes in the terms hereof, the products, services, programs or information (if any) described in the Site at any time without notice. Your continued use of the Site after any change the Company makes to the Site will be considered acceptance of those changes. You should revisit these Terms from time to time to review the then-current Terms because they are binding on you.

Linking to this Site

Anyone linking to the Company’s website must comply with all applicable laws.

International Users

This Site is administered by the Company from its offices in the United States. Materials published at this Site may refer to information, products, programs or services that are not available in your country. Furthermore, the Company makes no representation that the Materials at this Site are appropriate or available for use at other locations outside of the United States and access to them from territories where their contents are illegal is prohibited. You may not use the Site or export information and materials in violation of the export laws of the United States or any other country. If you access this Site from a location outside of the United States, you are responsible for compliance with all applicable laws, including those of the United States in respect to the export of information or materials in violation of such export laws of the United States.

Governing Law

These Terms shall be governed by the laws of the State of Alabama, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law. If any provision of these Terms shall be determined to be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable then that provision shall be severable from these Terms and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.

These Terms constitute the entire agreement between the Company and you with respect to your use of the Site. Any cause of action you may have with respect to your use of the Site must be commenced within six (6) months after the claim or cause of action arises.