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INTERLOCKING CONCRETE PAVEMENT INSTITUTE WEBSITE (WWW.ICPI.ORG) TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE AND DISCLAIMER

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE AND LEGAL NOTICE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS SITE.  By using the Interlock Concrete Pavement Institute website, you acknowledge and confirm your consent to these terms and conditions of use. If you do not agree to be bound by these terms and conditions of use, you must not use this website.

The Interlock Concrete Pavement Institute website (www.icpi.org) is owned and operated by the Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute (“ICPI”) for your information, reference and education. ICPI welcomes you to browse the website, with the understanding that your access to, and use of the website is subject to the specific terms and conditions set forth herein and all applicable Federal, State or Local laws and regulations as amended from time to time. By accessing and browsing the ICPI website, you accept, without limitation or qualification, all of the terms and conditions set forth herein. IF YOU ARE USING THE WEBSITE WITHIN A COMPANY, YOU REPRESENT AND WARRANT THAT YOU ARE AUTHORIZED TO ENTER INTO THIS AGREEMENT ON BEHALF OF THE COMPANY AND YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THE RIGHTS TO USE THE WEBSITE WHICH ARE GRANTED TO YOU AND THE COMPANY UNDER THIS AGREEMENT ARE EXPRESSLY CONDITIONED UPON ACCEPTANCE BY SUCH AUTHORIZED PERSONNEL OF THE COMPANY.  ICPI retains the unconditional right to at any time and for any reason modify, delete or add to these terms and conditions of use, effective immediately upon notice thereof, which may be given by any means, including, but not limited to, posting on the website a revised version of these terms and conditions of use.  If any such change is unacceptable to you, you must immediately discontinue your use of the website.  You further agree to periodically review the terms and conditions set forth herein to be aware of any such additions or revisions.  Your use of the website may also be subject to additional or different terms or conditions imposed by third party content provided in connection with third party content, products or services accessible through the website.

RESTRICTIONS ON USE OF MATERIALS
This website contains material that is protected, nationally and internationally, by applicable copyright and trademark laws.  No material on the website may be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, downloaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any way or de-compiled except that you may access, browse, and use the website and make a reasonable number of paper copies of the Content for your own personal educational or non-commercial use, provided that you keep intact and display on such copies all copyright and other proprietary notices.  You may not modify any Content with the limited exception of guide specifications and detail drawings, modification of the materials in any way is strictly prohibited.  Guide specifications and detail drawings are provided on the website for user reference only.  Modification or amendment of the guide specifications and detail drawings is permitted for the limited and specific purpose of project design However, any individual and/or entity electing to modify or amend the guide specifications and detail drawings provided on the ICPI website does so entirely at its own risk and voluntarily assumes full and exclusive responsibility and sole legal liability for any and all claims or damages arising out of the modifications or amendments and further agrees to defend, indemnify and hold ICPI harmless from any and all claim(s), actions, causes of action, judgments, damages or injuries to persons or property, including, loss of business, arising out of or related to any or all of the user’s modifications or amendments of the guide specifications or detail drawings.  The use of any such materials on any other website or networked computer environment is strictly prohibited without the express written consent of an authorized officer or representative of ICPI.

If you download any copyrighted or trademarked information, content, data or images, these materials are licensed to you by ICPI or by the applicable third party developed on a limited, revocable, non-exclusive basis.  Neither they nor ICPI transfer any title, right or ownership interest in the materials, documents, data or information to you.  You own the medium on which the software is recorded, but the third party or ICPI retain full and complete title and ownership to the intellectual property rights therein. YOU MAY NOT RE-SELL OR DISTRIBUTE THE MATERIAL, SOFTWARE, DATA, PUBLICATIONS OR INFORMATION IN ANY FORM OR MANNER.

DISCLAIMER

Your use and browsing of the website is ENTIRELY AT YOUR OWN RISK.  If you are dissatisfied with any of the products, services, materials, information, data, publications, technical specifications, guidelines, drawings, details, or images, contained, identified or listed on the website, your sole and exclusive remedy with respect to ICPI, its officers, directors, employees, authorized representatives, subsidiaries, affiliates, chapters and assigns is to immediately discontinue accessing or use the website.

TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE FEDERAL, STATE OR LOCAL LAW, ICPI, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVES, SUBSIDIARIES, CHAPTERS, AFFILIATES AND ASSIGNS AND/OR ANY OTHER PARTY INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING, DELIVERING OR MODIFYING OF THIS WEBSITE ARE NOT LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, INDIRECT, SPECIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO YOUR ACCESS TO OR USE OF THE WEBSITE, OR FOR YOUR ACCESS TO OR USE OF ANY MATERIALS OR INFORMATION LISTED ON THE WEBSITE OR FOR YOUR PURCHASE OR USE OF ANY THIRD PARTY SERVICES OR PRODUCTS LISTED OR IDENTIFIED HEREIN.  WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, EVERYTHING ON THE WEBSITE IS OFFERED AND PROVIDED TO YOU “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY, REPRESENTATION OR CONDITION OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.  ICPI DOES NOT WARRANT THAT SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE.   SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

Information on this website may contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors.  Information may be changed or updated by ICPI at any time without notice. ICPI may also make improvements and/or changes in the publications, products or programs described in this information at any time without notice.

ICPI, its officers, directors, employees, authorized representatives, subsidiaries, chapters, affiliates and assigns assume no responsibility, and shall not be liable for any damages to, or viruses or other harmful components that may infect your computer equipment or other property on account of your access to, use of, or browsing on the website or the server that makes it available, or your downloading of any materials, information, data, or publications from the website.

ICPI is making available for your review and examination on the website materials, information, products and content that are or may be supplied by third parties.  Any opinions, advice, statements, representations, services, offers or other information or content expressed or made available by third parties are those of the respective authors or distributors and not of ICPI, its officers, directors, employees, authorized representatives, subsidiaries, chapters, affiliates and assigns.  Without restricting any of the foregoing limitations, conditions or disclaimers, neither ICPI nor any third party provider of information, products or services guarantees the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any materials, information, products, services or content provided on or through the website.

ICPI reserves the right to at any time, without condition or restriction, change or discontinue any aspect or feature of the website, including without limitation content, hours of availability, and equipment required for access or use.

THIRD PARTY SITES

ICPI makes no representations whatsoever about any other website which you may access through this one. When you access a non-ICPI website, please understand that it is independent from ICPI, and that ICPI has no control over the availability of or content on that website. In addition, a link to a non-ICPI website does not mean that ICPI endorses or accepts any responsibility for the content, or the use of such website. It is up to you to take precautions to ensure that whatever you select for your use is free of such items as viruses, worms, trojan horses, and other items of a destructive nature. IN NO EVENT WILL ICPI, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, VOLUNTEERS, CHAPTERS OR AFFILIATES BE LIABLE TO ANY PARTY FOR DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE OR OTHER CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES FOR ANY USE OF THIS WEBSITE, OR ON ANY OTHER HYPERLINKED WEBSITE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY LOST PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF PROGRAMS OR OTHER DATA ON YOUR INFORMATION HANDLING SYSTEM OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF ICPI IS EXPRESSLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

This website may contain information about programs, products, and services offered by third parties.  The presence of such a listing or such information does not constitute an endorsement by ICPI of a particular company or organization, or its programs, products or services.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

IN NO EVENT SHALL ICPI, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, SUBSIDIARIES, CHAPTERS, AFFILIATES AND ASSIGNS OR ITS LICENSORS, SUPPLIERS OR ANY OTHER PARTY INVOLVED IN THE CREATION, PRODUCTION, OR DELIVERY OF THE WEBSITE BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, DIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, INDIRECT, RELIANCE, SPECIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO YOUR ACCESS TO, OR USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE THE WEBSITE OR ANY OF THE MATERIALS OR INFORMATION, LISTED OR IDENTIFIED ON THE WEBSITE, OR THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION DAMAGES FOR HARM TO BUSINESS, PERSON OR PROPERTY, LOST PROFITS, LOST SAVINGS OR LOST REVENUES, HOWEVER SUCH DAMAGES ARE OR MAY BE CAUSED, AND WHETHER BASED IN CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER THEORY OF LIABILITY.  THE FOREGOING LIMITATIONS SHALL APPLY WHETHER OR NOT ICPI, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, CHAPTERS, ASSIGNS, LICENSORS, SUPPLIERS, OR ANY OTHER PARTY INVOLVED IN THE CREATION, PRODUCTION, MAINTENANCE OR DELIVERY OF THE WEBSITE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

ICPI, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVES, AFFILIATES, CHAPTERS, SUBSIDIARIES, ASSIGNS, LICENSORS, SUPPLIERS AND ALL OTHER PARTIES INVOLVED WITH THE CREATION, PRODUCTION OR DELIVERY OF THE WEBSITE  SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE RESULTING FROM UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS BY THIRD PARTIES TO OTHER PARTIES’ TRANSMISSION FACILITIES OR PREMISES, EQUIPMENT OR FOR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION, THEFT, LOSS OR DESTRUCTION OR NETWORK SYSTEMS, APPLICATIONS, DATA FILES, PROGRAMS, PROCEDURES OR INFORMATION THROUGH ACCIDENT, FRAUDULENT MEANS OR DEVICES OR ANY OTHER METHOD UNLESS SUCH DAMAGE IS DIRECTLY CAUSED BY AN INTENTIONAL OR WILLFUL ACT OF ICPI, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVES, AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, ASSIGNS, LICENSORS, SUPPLIERS OR THIRD PARTIES INVOLVED WITH THE CREATION, PRODUCTION, OR DELIVERY OF THE WEBSITE.  THE LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY SET FORTH HEREIN SHALL APPLY EVEN IF ICPI, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVES, AFFILIATES, CHAPTERS, SUBSIDIARIES, AND ASSIGNS HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

Applicable Federal, State or Local law may not allow the limitation or exclusion of liability or incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.  However, in no event shall ICPI, its officers, directors, employees, authorized representatives, affiliates, subsidiaries, chapters or assigns total liability to you, if any, for all claims, damages, injuries, losses, and causes of action, whether in contract, tort, including without limitation, negligence, or otherwise, exceed the amount paid by you, if any, for accessing this website.

IN THE EVENT THAT YOU TRANSMIT, INTRODUCE, OR OTHERWISE CAUSE ANY TECHNICAL DISRUPTION OF THIS ICPI WEBSITE OR THE SERVICES TRANSMITTING THE ICPI WEBSITE TO YOU, YOU AGREE TO BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY AND ALL LIABILITIES AND COSTS (INCLUDING REASONABLE ATTORNEYS’ FEES) ARISING FROM ANY AND ALL CLAIMS BROUGHT BY THIRD PARTIES BASED UPON SUCH TECHNICAL DISRUPTION(S).  FOR PURPOSE OF THIS AGREEMENT, “TECHNICAL DISRUPTION” SHALL BE DEFINED TO INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO, DISTRIBUTION OF UNSOLICITED ADVERTISING OR CHAIN LETTERS, PROPAGATION OF COMPUTER WORMS, VIRUSES, OR OTHER HARMFUL CODE, AND/OR USING THE WEBSITE TO MAKE UNAUTHORIZED ENTRY TO ANY OTHER MACHINE ACCESSIBLE VIA THE WEBSITE.  FURTHERMORE, YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CONTENT OF ANY TRANSMISSIONS USING THE WEBSITE AND AGREE NOT TO UPLOAD, POST OR OTHERWISE MAKE AVAILABLE ON THE WEBSITE ANY MATERIAL PROTECTED BY A PROPRIETARY RIGHT OF A THIRD PARTY WITHOUT FIRST OBTAINING THE EXPRESS WRITTEN PERMISSION OF THE OWNER OR SUCH PROPRIETARY RIGHT.  YOU SHALL BE SOLELY AND COMPLETELY LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES, LOSSES, COSTS OR EXPENSES (INCLUDING REASONABLE ATTORNEYS’ FEES) ARISING OUT OF ANY CLAIM OR INFRINGEMENT OR VIOLATION OF PROPRIETARY RIGHTS OR ANY OTHER HARM ARISING FROM THE UPLOADING, POSTING OR OTHER SUBMISSION OF MATERIALS BY YOU.

Governing Law & Jurisdiction

The Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute operates of www.icpi.org; (the "Web Site") from its offices in Chantilly, Virginia. However, persons located in other U.S. states as well as those residents in other countries around the world can access www.icpi.org. Even though other locales may have different laws from those of the Commonwealth of Virginia, by accessing www. icpi.org you agree that the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia, without regard to rules relating to conflict of laws, will apply to all matters relating to the use of www.icpi.org.
 

The user and the Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute also agree to submit to the exclusive personal jurisdiction and venue of the Courts of the Commonwealth of Virginia with respect to any or all such matters.

Users of www.icpi.org accessing the site from places outside of the Commonwealth of Virginia acknowledge that they do so voluntarily and are responsible for complying with local laws in effect in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Miscellaneous:

If any provision of these terms and conditions of use shall be held unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from this agreement and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. These terms and conditions of use and disclaimer of liability constitute the entire understanding between the parties relating to the subject matter herein.

IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THE FOREGOING TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE OR ARE NOT AUTHORIZED TO ENTER INTO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, PLEASE EXIT THE WEBSITE IMMEDIATELY.