Terms and Conditions

ABB DCS Users Group TERMS & CONDITIONS

This document was last updated April 17, 2012.
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ABB DCS Users Group RESERVES THE RIGHT TO REVISE THESE TERMS OF USE AT ANYTIME. WHEN WE DO, WE WILL ALSO REVISE THE “LAST UPDATED” DATE AT THE TOP OF THESE TERMS OF USE. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR REGULARLY REVIEWING THE CURRENT TERMS OF USE. The most current version of the Terms of Use can be reviewed by clicking on the “Terms of Use” hypertext link located at the bottom of our web pages. YOUR CONTINUED USE OF THE www.ADCSUG.COM SITE AFTER ABB DCS Users Group’S POSTING OF ANY REVISED TERMS OF USE CONSTITUTES YOUR AGREEMENT TO ANY SUCH REVISED TERMS OF USE. IF ANY SUCH REVISED TERMS OF USE ARE UNACCEPTABLE TO YOU, DO NOT ACCESS THE www.ADCSUG.COM SITE.

1. Permitted Access and Use. Subject to these Terms of Use, ABB DCS Users Group grants you a personal, non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited license to access and use the ABB DCS Users Group.com Site solely for the purpose of searching and viewing information about ABB DCS Users Group and its products and services and for uses internally within your organization within the United States, Canada, and Mexico) for the sole use by yourself, your employees, and your agents. ABB DCS Users Group RESERVES THE RIGHT, IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION, TO TERMINATE OR SUSPEND YOUR ACCESS TO, AND/OR USE OF, THE ABB DCS Users Group.COM SITE, OR ANY PORTION THEREOF, AT ANY TIME, WITH OR WITHOUT NOTICE AND FOR ANY REASON (OR NO REASON), AND YOU AGREE THAT IN THE EVENT YOUR AUTHORIZATION TO ACCESS THE ABB DCS Users Group.COM SITE IS TERMINATED, YOU WILL NOT THEREAFTER ACCESS, OR ATTEMPT TO ACCESS, THE ABB DCS Users Group.COM SITE, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, AND IF YOUR AUTHORIZATION TO ACCESS THE ABB DCS Users Group.COM SITE IS SUSPENDED, YOU WILL NOT THEREAFTER ACCESS, OR ATTEMPT TO ACCESS, THE ABB DCS Users Group.COM SITE, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, UNTIL YOUR SUSPENSION IS REMOVED AND ABB DCS Users Group GIVES YOU EXPRESS NOTICE THEREOF. Subject to these Terms of Use (including, without limitation, the disclaimers of warranty and the limitations of liability set forth below), you may make a single copy and/or print a single copy of any information displayed and/or transmitted on the ABB DCS Users Group.com Site (including articles, opinions, reviews, directories, text, photographs, images, illustrations, and the like but not including the design or layout of the ABB DCS Users Group.com Site) provided that (a) no copyright notice is removed from such information, (b) use of such information is for informational and non-commercial use only and will not be copied or posted on any network computer or broadcast in any media, and (c) no modifications to any such information is made.

2. Restrictions on Access and Use. You agree not to access and use the ABB DCS Users Group.com Site in any manner that is prohibited by these Terms of Use or is otherwise unlawful. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, you agree that you will access and use the ABB DCS Users Group.com Site solely by manual request and not programmatically by macro or other automated means, and that you will not, directly or indirectly, (a) modify, copy, distribute (including via electronic mail), transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell any information, software, products or services obtained from the ABB DCS Users Group.com Site unless expressly authorized by these Terms of Use or by ABB DCS Users Group in writing, (b) access or use the ABB DCS Users Group.com Site through, or in connection with, any software product other than the customary web browsers (such as Microsoft Internet Explorer and FireFox), (c) use any software tools, procedures or instructions (other than customary web browsers), automatic devices or automated processes, or manual process to monitor or access data or content provided through the ABB DCS Users Group.com Site, (d) otherwise “meta-search” the ABB DCS Users Group.com Site, or send, or cause to be sent, any automated queries of any sort to the ABB DCS Users Group.com Site, (e) use any device, hardware or software to bypass any security system on ABB DCS Users Group.com, (f) disrupt or attempt to disrupt the proper or usual working of the ABB DCS Users Group.com Site, (g) use the ABB DCS Users Group.com Site in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the ABB DCS Users Group.com Site (or the network(s) connected to the ABB DCS Users Group.com Site) or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the ABB DCS Users Group.com Site, (h) take any action that may cause, or that actually causes, an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on ABB DCS Users Group’s computer servers, (i) distribute any software or instructions that could be used to breach any of the terms and conditions set forth herein, (j) attempt to gain unauthorized access to the ABB DCS Users Group.com Site, other accounts, computer systems or networks connected to the ABB DCS Users Group.com Site or otherwise operated by ABB DCS Users Group through hacking, password mining or any other means, and/or (k) alter or remove any trademark, copyright and/or any other notice contained in any information obtained from the ABB DCS Users Group.com Site. You agree not to obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available to you through the ABB DCS Users Group.com Site.

3. Account Password and Security. You represent that the information you have provided (or may hereafter provide) to ABB DCS Users Group through the registration process or otherwise is accurate and that you are the individual identified in such information. In the event any such information changes after you supply it to ABB DCS Users Group, you agree to promptly provide ABB DCS Users Group with electronic notice of any such change to either one of the Steering Committee Members or the Website Administrator. If we issue an account to use the ABB DCS Users GroupVIP site to you (an “Account”), we will also issue a username and/or password for such Account to you. You agree (a) to maintain the confidentiality of your username and password, and (b) that you are fully responsible for any and all activities that occur under your username. You agree to notify ABB DCS Users Group immediately of any unauthorized use of your Account or any other breach of security. You agree that ABB DCS Users Group will not be liable for any loss that you may incur as a result of someone else using your username, either with or without your knowledge. You agree not to use anyone else’s account at any time.

4. Privacy. Your privacy is important to ABB DCS Users Group. See the Privacy Statement for disclosures relating to the collection and use of your information.

5. Software. Title to any software that is made available to view and/or download through or otherwise in connection with the ABB DCS Users Group.com Site (“Software”) is retained by ABB DCS Users Group and/or its applicable suppliers. All intellectual property rights in and to such Software including, without limitation, all patents, copyrights, trademarks and trade secrets are and shall remain the property of ABB DCS Users Group and/or its applicable suppliers. The Software is protected by the copyright laws of the United States and international copyright treaties. Your use of the Software is governed by the terms of the end user license agreement, if any, which accompanies or is included with the Software (“License Agreement”). You may not install or use any Software that is accompanied by or includes a License Agreement unless you first agree to the License Agreement. For any Software not accompanied by a license agreement, ABB DCS Users Group hereby grants to you, the user, a personal, non-transferable, non-exclusive, and fully revocable license to use the Software only for the purpose for which ABB DCS Users Group intends and in accordance with these Terms of Use, and for no other purpose and provided that you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices. Any reproduction (other than reproduction incidental to the use thereof) or redistribution of the Software is expressly prohibited. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, copying or reproduction of the Software to any other server or location for further reproduction or redistribution is expressly prohibited. You agree not to modify, reverse engineer, translate, disassemble, enable disabled features, or decompile the Software, or cause or permit others to do so and not to remove any title, trademark, copyright and/or restricted rights notices or labels on the Software. You also agree that ABB DCS Users Group shall not have any obligation to provide updates or modifications to the Software, or to otherwise correct any errors or defects in the Software. You acknowledge and agree that the Software, and any accompanying documentation and/or technical information, is subject to applicable export control laws and regulations of the United States. You agree not to export or re-export the Software, directly or indirectly, to any countries that are subject to United States export restrictions. All rights in and to the Software not expressly granted in this Agreement are hereby reserved by ABB DCS Users Group.

6. Changes in ABB DCS Users Group.com. ABB DCS Users Group may modify, suspend, discontinue or restrict the use of all or any portion of ABB DCS Users Group.com, including the availability of any information contained on the ABB DCS Users Group.com Site, at any time for any reason and without notice or liability. ABB DCS Users Group reserves the right, with or without notice to you, to change any of the services offered on ABB DCS Users Group.com including, but not limited to, hours of operation, menu structures, access procedures, software commands, documentation, vendors and/or other services.

7. Links to External Sites. The ABB DCS Users Group.com Site may contain hyperlinks to other web sites and Internet resources operated by parties other than ABB DCS Users Group (“Linked Sites”). ABB DCS Users Group has no control over any Linked Sites. Such hyperlinks are provided for your reference only. ABB DCS Users Group’s inclusion of hyperlinks to Linked Sites does not imply any endorsement of the material on such Linked Sites or any association with their operators. You acknowledge and agree that ABB DCS Users Group is not responsible for the availability of Linked Sites and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products, privacy policies, or other materials on or available from such Linked Sites. You further acknowledge and agree that ABB DCS Users Group shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such Linked Site. The ABB DCS Users Group.com Site may also contain hyperlinks to or re-direct you to other web sites operated by ABB DCS Users Group (the “ABB DCS Users Group Sites”). Additional terms and conditions may apply to your use of those ABB DCS Users Group Sites. You are responsible for viewing and abiding by the privacy statements and Terms of Use posted at the Linked Sites and the ABB DCS Users Group Sites.

8. Linking to ABB DCS Users Group.com. ABB DCS Users Group grants you a limited, revocable, nonexclusive right to create a hyperlink to the ABB DCS Users Group.com Site (“link”). Any link to the Site from another site must resolve to ABB DCS Users Group’s top level homepage located at www.ADCSUG.com, unaltered in any way. The text of the link must read “ABB DCS Users Group”, “www.ADCSUG.com”, or “ADCSUG.com.” You may not use any other logo, graphic, or phrase as part of the link without the express written permission of ABB DCS Users Group. The content surrounding any link to the ABB DCS Users Group.com Site must not be false or misleading regarding the relationship between ABB DCS Users Group and any third party or the nature of the products and services provided by ABB DCS Users Group. We reserve the right to revoke your right to link to the ABB DCS Users Group.com Site at any time. If we so demand, you agree that you will remove any link to the ABB DCS Users Group.com Site, or any portion thereof, and will not, directly or indirectly, link to the ABB DCS Users Group.com Site or any portion thereof as directed in our demand and will refrain from doing so at anytime after such demand is made.

9. Disclaimer. WHILE WE USE REASONABLE EFFORTS TO INCLUDE ACCURATE AND UP-TO-DATE INFORMATION ON THE ABB DCS Users Group.COM SITE, WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES AS TO THE ACCURACY, QUALITY, SECURITY, SUITABILITY, REASONABLE CARE, TIMELINESS, AVAILABILITY, TRUTHFULNESS, OR COMPLETENESS OF THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, OR OTHER MATERIALS AVAILABLE THROUGH THE ABB DCS Users Group.COM SITE, AND YOU SHOULD NOT RELY UPON THEM. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT THE ABB DCS Users Group.COM SITE (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, OR OTHER MATERIALS) IS PROVIDED “AS IS”, AND NEITHER ABB DCS Users Group NOR ANY OF ITS SUPPLIERS, CONTENT PROVIDERS, AFFILIATES, LICENSORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OR THE LIKE (A) MAKE ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES REGARDING THE USABILITY, CONDITION OR OPERATION OF THE ABB DCS Users Group.COM SITE (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, OR OTHER MATERIALS), OR (B) REPRESENT OR ENDORSE THE ACCURACY, QUALITY, SECURITY, SUITABILITY, RELIABILITY, AVAILABILITY, TIMELINESS, COMPLETENESS, AND/OR TRUTHFULNESS OF ANY SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, INFORMATION (INCLUDING OPINIONS, ADVICE OR GRAPHICS), OR OTHER MATERIALS DISPLAYED OR DISTRIBUTED IN ANY MANNER ON THE ABB DCS Users Group.COM SITE. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT ANY RELIANCE UPON ANY SUCH SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, INFORMATION (INCLUDING OPINIONS, ADVICE OR GRAPHICS), OR OTHER MATERIALS SHALL BE AT YOUR OWN RISK. ABB DCS Users Group, ON BEHALF OF ITSELF AND ALL OF ITS SUPPLIERS, CONTENT PROVIDERS, AFFILIATES, LICENSORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS AND THE LIKE, HEREBY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES AND REPRESENTATIONS, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, ORAL OR WRITTEN, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY AND ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, REASONABLE CARE, COMPATIBILITY, SECURITY, QUALITY, TIMELINESS, AVAILABILITY, COMPLETENESS, RELIABILITY, ACCURACY, AND/OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE (WHETHER OR NOT ABB DCS Users Group KNOWS, HAS REASON TO KNOW, HAS BEEN ADVISED, OR IS OTHERWISE IN FACT AWARE OF ANY SUCH PURPOSE), IN EACH INSTANCE IN RESPECT OF THE ABB DCS Users Group.COM SITE (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, OR OTHER MATERIALS). FURTHERMORE, ABB DCS Users Group, ON BEHALF OF ITSELF AND ALL OF ITS SUPPLIERS, CONTENT PROVIDERS, AFFILIATES, LICENSORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS AND THE LIKE, HEREBY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES OF TITLE AND/OR NON-INFRINGEMENT IN RESPECT OF THE ABB DCS Users Group.COM SITE (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, OR OTHER MATERIALS). NO ORAL ADVICE OR WRITTEN INFORMATION GIVEN TO YOU BY ABB DCS Users Group OR ANY OF ITS SUPPLIERS, CONTENT PROVIDERS, LICENSORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OR THE LIKE SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY. WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, NEITHER ABB DCS Users Group NOR ANY OF ITS SUPPLIERS, CONTENT PROVIDERS, LICENSORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OR THE LIKE WARRANTS THAT ACCESS TO, OR USE OF, ABB DCS Users Group.COM (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, OR OTHER MATERIALS) WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, VIRUS FREE, OR ERROR-FREE, OR THAT ABB DCS Users Group.COM (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, OR OTHER MATERIALS) WILL MEET ANY PARTICULAR CRITERIA OF PERFORMANCE OR QUALITY, AND ANY SUCH WARRANTIES ARE HEREBY DISCLAIMED.

10. Limitation of Liability and Sole and Exclusive Remedy. IN NO EVENT WILL ABB DCS Users Group, ITS SUPPLIERS, CONTENT PROVIDERS, AFFILIATES, LICENSORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS AND THE LIKE BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR (A) ANY DAMAGES OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM, OR RELATED TO, THE LOSS, DELAY OR INABILITY TO USE THE ABB DCS Users Group.COM SITE (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, OR OTHER MATERIALS), THE LOSS OF ANY DATA, ANY INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND/OR SERVICES OBTAINED THROUGH THE ABB DCS Users Group.COM SITE, AND/OR (B) ANY INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES WHATSOEVER INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THESE TERMS OF USE, THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THE ABB DCS Users Group.COM SITE (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, OR OTHER MATERIALS), OR OTHERWISE ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF THE ABB DCS Users Group.COM SITE (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, OR OTHER MATERIALS), IN EACH OF (A) AND (B) ABOVE WHETHER BASED IN CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE AND EVEN IF ABB DCS Users Group, ITS SUPPLIERS, CONTENT PROVIDERS, AFFILIATES, LICENSORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS AND THE LIKE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. IN ALL EVENT’S ABB DCS Users Group’S MAXIMUM LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ANY DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THESE TERMS OF USE, THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THE ABB DCS Users Group.COM SITE (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, OR OTHER MATERIALS), OR OTHERWISE ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF THE ABB DCS Users Group.COM SITE (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, OR OTHER MATERIALS) HEREUNDER SHALL NOT EXCEED TWENTY-FIVE U.S. DOLLARS ($25.00) IN THE AGGREGATE. BECAUSE SOME STATES/JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH ANY PORTION OF THE ABB DCS Users Group.COM SITE (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, OR OTHER MATERIALS), OR WITH ANY OF THESE TERMS OF USE, YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THE ABB DCS Users Group.COM SITE. The provisions of this Section 10 and Section 9 above represent a reasonable allocation of the risks under these Terms of Use. ABB DCS Users Group’s willingness to allow you to access and use the ABB DCS Users Group.com Site reflects this allocation of risk and the limitations of liability specified herein.

11. Unsolicited Idea Submission Policy. ABB DCS Users Group and its employees do not accept or consider unsolicited ideas, including ideas for new advertising campaigns, new promotions, new or improved products or technologies, product enhancements, processes, materials, marketing plans or new product names. Please do not submit any unsolicited ideas, original creative artwork, suggestions or other works (“submissions”) in any form to ABB DCS Users Group or any of its employees. The sole purpose of this policy is to avoid potential misunderstandings or disputes when ABB DCS Users Group’s products or marketing strategies might seem similar to ideas submitted to ABB DCS Users Group. If, despite our request that you not send us your idea, you still submit the idea, then regardless of any disclaimers, waivers, or restrictions that may accompany your submission, the following terms shall apply to your submission:

 

TERMS OF IDEA SUBMISSION

A. If your idea is protected by an issued patent or is the subject of a published patent application, then you must sign an Idea Evaluation Agreement and agree to its terms before ABB DCS Users Group will consider your idea.

B. If paragraph A does not apply and you still submit your idea, then you agree that: (1) your submission and its contents will automatically become the property of ABB DCS Users Group, without any compensation to you; (2) ABB DCS Users Group may use or redistribute the submission and its contents for any purpose and in any way; (3) there is no obligation for ABB DCS Users Group to review the submission; and (4) there is no obligation to keep any submission confidential.

 

PRODUCT FEEDBACK

ABB DCS Users Group does, however, welcome your feedback regarding many areas of ABB DCS Users Group’s existing business. If you want to send us your feedback, and we hope you do, we simply request that you send it to us using the form found at http://www.ADCSUG.com/improvement/suggestions . Please provide only specific feedback on ABB DCS Users Group’s existing products or marketing strategies. Such feedback is appreciated and it’s an additional way that ABB DCS Users Group can learn how to best satisfy your needs.
DO NOT include any ideas that ABB DCS Users Group’s Unsolicited Idea Submission Policy will not permit ABB DCS Users Group to accept or consider.

 

Feedback and Information

 

Any feedback you provide at this site shall be deemed to be non-confidential. ABB DCS Users Group shall be free to use such information on an unrestricted basis.

12. Legal Capacity. You represent and warrant that possess the legal right and ability to agree to these Terms of Use.

13. General. Subject to Section 4 above, these Terms of Use contain the full understanding of the parties with respect to the ABB DCS Users Group.com Site. If any portion of these Terms of Use is held to be invalid or unenforceable, the invalid or unenforceable portion shall be modified in accordance with the applicable law as nearly as possible to reflect the parties’ original intentions, and the remainder of these Terms of Use shall remain in full force and effect. A printed version of these Terms of Use and of any notices given to you in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to these Terms of Use to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form. Headings of articles and sections in these Terms of Use are for the convenience of the parties only. Accordingly, they shall not constitute a part of these Terms of Use when interpreting or enforcing these Terms of Use. You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and ABB DCS Users Group as a result of these Terms of Use or access and/or use of the ABB DCS Users Group.com Site. You agree to indemnify and hold ABB DCS Users Group, its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers and employees, harmless from and against any claims, demands, or damages, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, asserted by any third party due to or arising out of your breach of this Agreement, or your access to, use of, or conduct on the ABB DCS Users Group.com Site (including, without limitation, any information, software, products, or other materials). Consistent with any privacy policy, ABB DCS Users Group reserves the right to disclose any personal information about you or your use of the ABB DCS Users Group.com Site, including its contents, without your prior permission if ABB DCS Users Group has a good faith belief that such action is necessary to (a) conform to legal requirements or comply with legal process, (b) protect and defend the rights or property of ABB DCS Users Group or its affiliated companies, (c) enforce these Terms or Use, and/or (d) act to protect the interests of its users or others. The failure of ABB DCS Users Group to insist upon or enforce strict performance by you of any provision of these Terms of Use shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right. These Terms of Use are governed by the laws of the Cuyahoga County, USA, except for its conflict of laws provisions. You hereby irrevocably consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts in Sebastian County, Arkansas, U.S.A. in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of the ABB DCS Users Group.com Site and/or these Terms of Use. Use of the ABB DCS Users Group.com Site is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of this Terms of Use including, without limitation, this Section 13. ABB DCS Users Group may provide notice to you relating to the ABB DCS Users Group.com Site, these Terms of Use, and/or or the Privacy Statement by sending an e-mail to the address specified when you register, and any such notice shall be deemed given and received on the day it is sent.

14. Intellectual Property Notices. All contents of the ABB DCS Users Group.com Site are protected by trade dress, trademark, unfair competition, and other laws and may not be copied or imitated in whole or in part. No logo, graphic, sound or image from the ABB DCS Users Group.com Site may be copied or retransmitted unless expressly permitted by ABB DCS Users Group. ABB DCS Users Group products and services referenced in ABB DCS Users Group.com may be trademarks or registered trademarks of ABB Inc. in the United States and/or other countries. Other product and company names mentioned in the ABB DCS Users Group.com Site may be the trademarks of their respective owners. Any rights not expressly granted in these Term of Use are reserved.

15. The ABB information and documentation portal accessed via this Web Site (the “ABB DCS Users Group website”) and all information obtained through this Web Site (the “Information”) are the private property of ABB. ABB authorizes you to use the ABB DCS Users Group website at your discretion, solely for the purpose of supporting and maintaining your ABB installed system(s). Without limitation, you are not authorized to make the Information available on any web site or otherwise reproduce, distribute, copy, store, use or sell the Information for commercial gain without the express written consent of ABB. All Information is solely permitted for use within the subscribing party’s local organization and, in no way, is permitted for sharing or distribution to subcontractors, integrators, or other like parties. This is restricted subscription service, thus your right to use the ABB DCS Users Group website or Information is non-assignable. User Logins are assigned per user only and strictly prohibited from distribution or sharing. A user is defined as one, specific, individual registered with a First Name, Surname, Phone# and Electronic Mail Address who is a confirmed employee of the subscribing company location. Any access or use that is inconsistent with these terms is unauthorized and strictly prohibited and may subject to immediate cancellation of this service without warning.