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HRworks Site Usage Policy

Introduction

HRworks (“we,” “us,” “our”) maintains HRworks.com (the “site”) to inform users of our company’s services, expertise and community involvement, as well as industry specific information and news. Your access to and use of this site are subject to the terms and conditions outlined in this HRworks Site Usage Policy. By accessing and using the site, you accept HRworks’ site usage terms and conditions without limitation or qualification.

Use of Web Site Information

You may download, print or share any material displayed on the site for non-commercial, personal use only, provided that you also retain all copyrights and other proprietary notices contained on the materials.

You may not (a) distribute, modify, transmit, reuse, report or use the contents of the site, including the text and images, for commercial purposes without the written permission of HRworks, (b) frame this site or any portion of this site, (c) use devices (including software) that are designed to provide repeated automated access to this site, (d) collect or store personal data about other users of this site, (d) use any automatic or manual process to harvest information from the site, (e) use the site in a manner that violates any state or federal law regulating e-mail, facsimile transmissions or telephone solicitations, or (f) export or re-export the site or any portion thereof, or any software available on or through the site, in violation of the export control laws or regulations of the United States.

We reserve the right to revoke authorization of use of copyrighted material on the site at any time. After authorization has been revoked through written notice from HRworks, you must immediately discontinue any use of copyrighted works.

HRworks encourages and permits links to content on the site. However, we are committed to the highest ethical and professional standards, and we reserve the right to revoke permission for any link at any time for any reason.

The site also contains links to copyrighted material from other sources, such as online news organizations. If you wish to re-use, re-print, copy, distribute, modify, transmit or report any material that is not the intellectual property of HRworks, you must contact the rightful owners to obtain permission. HRworks does not accept any responsibility for violations of the intellectual property of others by any party using the site. Any links from this site to a third-party site should not be construed as an endorsement of the third-party site, or organization that owns the third-party site.

You should assume that everything you see or read on the site is copyrighted, unless otherwise noted.

Trademarks and Logos

All trademarks and logos displayed on the site are registered and unregistered trademarks of HRworks (or others where indicated). You must obtain the written permission of HRworks to use any trademark or logo on the site. For third-party trademarks and logos listed on the site, you are responsible for contacting that specific third-party before using its trademarked material. Any misuse of the trademarks displayed on the Site is strictly prohibited. HRworks will enforce its intellectual property rights to the fullest extent of the law.

Copyright and Trademark Information

Site contents copyright © 2007 HRworks.  All Rights Reserved.

HRworks respects the intellectual property rights of others, and we ask all those that access this site to do the same. Pursuant to 17 U.S.C. Section 512(c)(2), HRworks designates an agent as described below to receive notifications of claimed infringement. If you reasonably believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide HRworks’ Copyright Agent with the following information:

  1. an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest;
  2. a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed;
  3. the exact URL of the material on this site that you claim is infringing;
  4. your address, telephone number, and e-mail address;
  5. a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
  6. a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf.

HRworks’ Copyright Agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement on its site is:

Dietmar Voss
HRworks, L.L.C.
120 Interstate North Parkway
Suite 400
Atlanta, GA  3033

Phone: (770) 818-0414
Fax: (770) 818-0458
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All inquiries not relevant to this procedure will not receive a response.

Registration information

For some areas of the site, HRworks will ask you to provide contact information. This information is used for internal purposes and will be treated in accordance with our privacy policy.

By accessing information that is available only through providing personal information, you certify that the information you provide is accurate, complete and current. Any updates to the information provided to HRworks should be provided promptly after such changes occur.

Information on the Site, which requires personal information from the user, is intended to be available only to persons who are at least 18 years of age, and thus can legally consent to sharing personal information.

Your right to access information on the site, which requires the sharing of personal information, is personal to you, and should not be transferred to any other group or person.

Submissions

Please note that if you send us any graphics, comments, suggestions, ideas or other information (other than personal information) through this site, we have the perpetual right to use and/or modify such information without further permission and without payment of any kind.

You may not post, send, submit, publish, or transmit in connection with this site any material that:

  • you do not have the right to post, including proprietary material of any third party;
  • is illegal or advocates illegal activity or discusses an intent to commit an illegal act;
  • is vulgar, obscene, pornographic, or indecent;
  • threatens or abuses others, libels, defames, invades privacy, is racist, is abusive, is harassing, is threatening or is offensive;
  • seeks to exploit or harm children by exposing them to inappropriate content, asking for personally identifiable details or otherwise;
  • does not pertain directly to this site;
  • impersonates or misrepresents your connection to any other entity or person or otherwise manipulates headers or identifiers to disguise the origin of the content;
  • advertises any commercial endeavor or otherwise engages in any commercial activity except as may be specifically authorized on this site;
  • solicits funds, advertisers or sponsors;
  • includes programs which contain viruses, worms and/or “Trojan horses” or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications;
  • disobeys any policy or regulations established from time to time regarding use of this site or any networks connected to this site; or
  • contains links to other sites that contain content that falls within the descriptions set forth above.

HRworks reserves the right to monitor use of this site to determine compliance with this HRworks Site Usage Policy, as well the right to remove or refuse any information for any reason.  Notwithstanding these rights, you remain solely responsible for the content of your postings.  You acknowledge and agree that neither HRworks nor any third party that provides content to HRworks will assume or have any liability for any action or inaction by HRworks or such third party with respect to any posting.

No Investment Advice Or Recommendations This site and its content are provided as a public service to customers and are for informational and educational purposes only. None of the information provided through this site constitutes investment advice, and the views expressed should not be taken as advice to buy or sell any security or investment. Decisions based on information provided through this web site are your sole responsibility and are made at your own risk.

Nothing on this web site shall be considered a solicitation or offer to buy or sell any security or investment, or to offer or provide any investment, tax, financial or legal advice or service to any person in any jurisdiction. Any overviews provided through this site are intended to be general in nature. While intended to be helpful, these overviews are no substitute for professional tax, financial or legal advice or more detailed information in prospectuses. Potential investors should seek such professional advice for their particular situation before investing.

Security

Your use and browsing of this site is at your own risk. The Internet, being an open network, is not secure.  If you choose to send any electronic communications to us by means of this website, you do so at your own risk.  We cannot guarantee that such communications will not be intercepted or changed or that they will reach the intended recipient safely.

Further, HRworks will assume no responsibility for and shall not be liable for any damages to, or viruses that may infect your computer equipment or other property because of your access to, use of, or browsing in the site.

HRworks has not reviewed the complete contents of each link on the site. We are not responsible for the contents of any off-site pages or any other sites linked to the site. By following any links to any off-site pages, you are doing so at your own risk.

You are prohibited from using any services or facilities provided in connection with this site to compromise security or tamper with system resources and/or accounts. The use or distribution of tools designed for compromising security (e.g., password guessing programs, cracking tools or network probing tools) is strictly prohibited. If you become involved in any violation of system security, HRworks reserves the right to release your details to system administrators at other sites in order to assist them in resolving security incidents.  HRworks reserves the right to investigate suspected violations of this HRworks Site Usage Policy.

HRworks reserves the right to fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or court order/subpoena requesting or directing HRworks to disclose the identity of anyone posting any e mail messages, or publishing or otherwise making available any materials that are believed to violate this HRworks Site Usage Policy, or otherwise violating this HRworks Site Usage Policy or the law.

Access to and Availability of the Site

The site may become not available to you on occasion as a result of maintenance, malfunction of computer hardware or software. You shall be solely responsible for ensuring that any information or content obtained from the site does not contain any virus, worm, mole or other computer code or subroutine designed to disable, erase, impair or otherwise damage you systems, software or data.

Disclaimer / Limitation Of Liability

YOUR USE OF THIS SITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK.  THE CONTENT IS PROVIDED “AS IS” AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED.  HRWORKS DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES,  INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.

HRWORKS, ITS SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, LICENSORS, SERVICE PROVIDERS, CONTENT PROVIDERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS, WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, ACTUAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY OR OTHER DAMAGES, INCLUDING LOSS OF REVENUE OR INCOME, PAIN AND SUFFERING, EMOTIONAL DISTRESS OR SIMILAR DAMAGES, EVEN IF HRWORKS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.  IN NO EVENT WILL THE COLLECTIVE LIABILITY OF HRWORKS AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, LICENSORS, SERVICE PROVIDERS, CONTENT PROVIDERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS TO ANY PARTY (REGARDLESS OF THE FORM OF ACTION, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE) EXCEED THE AMOUNT YOU HAVE PAID TO HRWORKS FOR THE APPLICABLE CONTENT OR SERVICE OUT OF WHICH LIABILITY AROSE.

All of the information in this site, whether historical in nature or forward-looking, speaks only as of the date the information is posted on this site, and HRworks does not undertake any obligation to update such information after it is posted or to remove such information from this site if it is no longer accurate or complete.

Miscellaneous

This HRworks Site Usage Policy will be governed and interpreted pursuant to the laws of the State of Georgia, United States of America, notwithstanding any principles of conflicts of law.  You specifically consent to personal jurisdiction in Atlanta, Georgia in connection with any dispute between you and HRworks arising out of this HRworks Site Usage Policy or pertaining to this site.  The parties to this HRworks Site Usage Policy each agree that the exclusive venue for any dispute between the parties arising out of this HRworks Site Usage Policy or pertaining to the subject matter hereof shall be in the state and federal courts in Atlanta, Georgia.  If any part of this HRworks Site Usage Policy is unlawful, void or unenforceable, that part will be deemed severable and will not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. This HRworks Site Usage Policy constitutes the entire agreement among the parties relating to the subject matter hereof.  Notwithstanding the foregoing, any additional terms and conditions on the site shall govern the items to which they pertain.