Cogniware reserves the right to change, update, add or remove provisions of these Terms, at any time by posting the updated Terms on the Site, along with a notice of the effective date of the updated Terms. By using this Site after Cogniware has updated the Terms, you are agreeing to all of the updated Terms. If you do not agree with any of the updated Terms, your only recourse will be to stop using the Site.
Effective Date: September 1, 2020
By using the Site, you represent that you are 18 years of age or older, or if you are between the ages of 13 and 18, that you are using the Site with the permission of your parent or legal guardian, or that you are an emancipated minor between the ages of 13 and 18. If you are a parent or legal guardian who is registering for a child, you hereby agree to bind your child to the Agreement and to fully indemnify and hold harmless Cogniware if your child breaches or disaffirms any term or condition of the Agreement. If you are using this Site on behalf of an entity, you represent that you are authorized to legally bind such entity to the Agreement. If Cogniware believes that you do not meet any of these requirements Cogniware may immediately terminate your use of the Site. If you are under the age of 13 years old, you may not use the Site.
Cogniware Content. Except as may be otherwise noted, the information, materials (including, without limitation, HTML, text, audio, video, white papers, press releases, data sheets, product descriptions, software and FAQs and other content) available on or from the Site (collectively, "Cogniware Content") are the copyrighted works of Cogniware and its licensors, and Cogniware and its licensors expressly retain all right, title and interest in and to the Cogniware Content, including and without limitation, all intellectual property rights therein and thereto. Except as expressly permitted in these Terms, any use of the Cogniware Content may violate copyright and/or other applicable laws.
Limited Site Content License. Cogniware grants you the limited, revocable, non-transferable, non-exclusive right to use the Site and the associated Cogniware Content and Third Party Content (collectively, "Site Content") by displaying the Site Content on your computer, and downloading and printing pages from the Site under the condition that (i) such activity is solely for your personal, education or other non-commercial use, or for your internal business purposes, (ii) you do not modify or prepare derivative works from the Site Content, (iii) you do not obscure, alter or remove any notice of copyright set forth on any pages of the Site or Site Content, (iv) you do not otherwise reproduce, re-distribute or publicly display any of the Site Content and (v) you do not copy any Site Content to any other media or other storage format.
Software. To the extent that the Site contains Cogniware Content or Third Party Content that is software available for download ("Software"), such Software is subject to, and your use of such Software is governed by, an applicable license agreement (each a "License Agreement") accompanying, provided with, linked to or embedded in, such Software. You may not use any Software unless you first read and agree to all of the terms and conditions of the applicable License Agreement. ANY SOFTWARE AVAILABLE ON THE SITE IS WARRANTED, IF AT ALL, IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THE APPLICABLE LICENSE AGREEMENT. EXCEPT AS MAY BE EXPRESSLY SET FORTH IN THE APPLICABLE LICENSE AGREEMENT, OR TO THE EXTENT NOT PERMITTED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, COGNIWARE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL IMPLIED OR STATUTORY WARRANTIES WITH RESPECT TO SUCH SOFTWARE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
Trademarks. All trademarks, service marks and logos included on the Site ("Marks") are the property of Cogniware or third parties, and you may not use such Marks without the express, prior written consent of Cogniware or the applicable third party.
Monitoring. Cogniware may, but is not obligated to, monitor Site Content, User Content and your use of the Site. Cogniware reserves the right to accept, reject or modify any Site Content or User Content, but assumes no liability based on its acceptance, rejection, modification or failure to modify any Site Content or User Content.
Infringement and DMCA. Cogniware respects the intellectual property rights of others, and we ask you to do the same. Cogniware may, in appropriate circumstances and at our discretion, terminate access to this Site for users who infringe the intellectual property rights of others. If you believe that your work is the subject of copyright infringement and/or trademark infringement and appears on our Site, please provide Cogniware's designated agent the following information:
A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
Identification of the copyrighted and/or trademarked work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple works are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works.
Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled at the Site, and information reasonably sufficient to permit Cogniware to locate the material.
Information reasonably sufficient to permit Cogniware to contact you as the complaining party, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail address at which you may be contacted.
A statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright and/or trademark owner, its agent, or the law.
A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that you are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
Cogniware's agent for notice of claims of copyright or trademark infringement on this Site can be reached at: email@example.com
Please also note that for copyright infringements under Section 512(f) of the Copyright Act, any person who knowingly materially misrepresents that material or activity is infringing may be subject to liability.
We will notify you that we have removed or disabled access to copyright-protected material that you provided, if such removal is pursuant to a valid DMCA take-down notice that we have received. If you receive such a notice from us, you may provide us with a counter-notification in writing to the Cogniware designated agent that includes all of the following information:
Your physical or electronic signature;
Identification of the material that has been removed or to which access has been disabled, and the location at which the material appeared before it was removed or access to it was disabled;
A statement from you under the penalty of perjury, that you have a good faith belief that the material was removed or disabled as a result of a mistake or misidentification of the material to be removed or disabled; and
Your name, physical address and telephone number, and a statement that you consent to the jurisdiction of a court for the judicial district in which your physical address is located, or if your physical address is outside of the United States, for any judicial district in which Cogniware may be located, and that you will accept service of process from the person who provided notification of allegedly infringing material or an agent of such person.
Cogniware reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate the account or access of any user of the Site who is the subject of repeated DMCA or other infringement notifications.
General Use of the Website
Restrictions on User Content. In connection with your use of the Site, you agree not to submit any User Content which (i) is unlawful, (ii) violates any right of publicity or invades the privacy of others, (iii) constitutes obscene, pornographic, indecent, profane or otherwise objectionable material, (iv) is discriminatory, hateful or bigoted toward, or abusive of, any group or individual, (v) is libelous or defamatory or (vi) violates any applicable law or government regulation.
Prohibited Conduct. You may not use the Site to post, transmit or link to: (i) any advertisement, promotional materials or solicitation related to any product or service that is competitive with Cogniware products or services; (ii) software or programs which contain any harmful code, including, but not limited to, viruses, worms, time bombs or Trojan horses; (iii) content that defames, abuses, harasses, stalks, threatens, or otherwise violates the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others; (iv) content that includes racially, ethnically, or otherwise offensive language; (v) content that discusses or incites illegal activity; or (vi) content that includes explicit/obscene language or solicit/post sexually explicit images (actual or simulated). In addition, you may not: (a) deploy to the Site any robot, spider, scraper, website search/retrieval application, or other application designed to retrieve, index, "data mine," information from the Site; (b) use the Site to disseminate any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, 'junk mail', 'spam', 'chain letters', 'pyramid schemes', or any other form of such solicitation; (c) take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure; (d) alter the opinions or comments posted by others on this Site; or (e) post anything on the Site that is contrary to our public image, goodwill or reputation.
This list of prohibitions provides examples and is not complete or exclusive. Cogniware reserves the right to (i) terminate access to your account and your ability to post to this Site (or use the Services) and (ii) refuse, delete or remove any content; with or without cause and with or without notice, for any reason or no reason, or for any action that Cogniware determines to be inappropriate or disruptive to this Site or to any other user of this Site. Cogniware may report to law enforcement authorities any actions that may be illegal, and any reports it receives of such conduct. When legally required or at Cogniware's discretion, Cogniware will cooperate with law enforcement agencies in any investigation of alleged illegal activity on the Site.
Indemnification. You agree to indemnify and hold Cogniware and its officers, directors, employees, affiliates, agents, licensors, and business partners harmless from and against any and all costs, damages, liabilities, and expenses (including attorneys' fees and costs of defense) Cogniware or any other indemnified party suffers in relation to or arising from any violation by you of these Terms, and/or any claim or demand from a third-party that your use of this Site or the use of this Site by any person using your user name and/or password (including without limitation, your participation in the posting areas or, your Submissions), violates any applicable law or regulation, or the patents, copyrights, trademark rights or other rights of any third-party.
Export Control. You hereby represent and warrant that you understand and acknowledge that some Site Content may be subject to export, re-export and import restrictions under applicable law and that you are not located in, under the control of, or a national or resident of, any country to which the United States has embargoed goods.
Links to Third-Party Sites
Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liability
Warranty Disclaimer. THE SITE AND THE SITE CONTENT ARE PROVIDED STRICTLY ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS, AND COGNIWARE MAKES NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY THAT THE SITE OR THE SITE CONTENT ARE COMPLETE, SUITABLE FOR YOUR PURPOSE, OR ACCURATE. ON BEHALF OF ITSELF AND ITS LICENSORS, COGNIWARE HEREBY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHER WARRANTIES WITH RESPECT TO THE SITE AND THE SITE CONTENT, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFIRNGEMENT. THE ENTIRE RISK AS TO RESULTS OBTAINED THROUGH USE OF THE SITE AND/OR THE SITE CONTENT RESTS WITH YOU. COGNIWARE MAKES NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY THAT THE AVAILABILITY OF THE SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, OR THAT THE SITE AND/OR THE SITE CONTENT WILL BE ERROR FREE OR SECURE.
Limitation of Liability. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, YOU AGREE THAT COGNIWARE SHALL NOT BE LIABILE TO YOU FOR ANY DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR CONNECTED TO YOUR USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE SITE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY AND ALL DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY OR STATUTORY DAMAGES, INCLUDING ANY LOSS OF BUSINESS, LOSS OR PROFITS, LOSS OF REVENUE, LOSS OF DATA, LOSS OF GOODWILL, OR ANY COST OF COVER OR COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES, EVEN IF COGNIWARE HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, AND REGARDLESS OF THE LEGAL THEORY UNDER WHICH DAMAGES ARE SOUGHT, WHETHER IN BREACH OF CONTRACT OR IN TORT, INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE. The foregoing limitations of liability do not limit the liability of Cogniware arising from gross negligence or willful intent, to the extent such damages may not be excluded or limited under applicable law.
All rights not expressly granted herein are reserved. Except as otherwise required or limited by applicable law, any reproduction, distribution, modification, retransmission, or publication of any copyrighted material is strictly prohibited without the express, written, consent of the copyright owner or an applicable license.
Site Location and Local Laws
Cogniware controls and operates this Site from its offices in Prague, Czech Republic and the Site Content may not be appropriate or available for use in other locations. In addition, the Site may be mirrored, and other websites operated or controlled by Cogniware may be located, in various countries. Cogniware makes no representation or warranty that all of the features of this Site will be available to you from specific countries, or that the Site Content is permitted to be accessed from any country. You acknowledge that you are solely responsible for any decision by you to use the Site from your location, and that such use may be subject to, and that you are responsible for, compliance with applicable local laws.
Governing Law and Jurisdiction
This Agreement will be governed by the laws of the Czech Republic, without regard to its conflict of laws principles. This Agreement shall not be governed by the 1980 UN Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods or any laws based on the Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act (UCITA). All suits hereunder will be brought solely at the courts of Czech Republic. The parties hereby irrevocably waive any and all claims and defenses either might otherwise have in any such action or proceeding in any of such courts based upon any alleged lack of personal jurisdiction, improper venue, forum non conveniens or any similar claim or defense.
Cogniware prefers to advise you if we feel you are not complying with these Terms and to recommend any necessary corrective action. However, certain violations of these Terms, as determined by Cogniware, may result in immediate termination of your access to this Site without prior notice to you. If any of these Terms is found to be inconsistent with applicable law, then such term shall be interpreted to reflect the intentions of the parties, and no other terms will be modified. Cogniware's failure to enforce any of these Terms is not a waiver of such terms. The Agreement sets forth the entire agreement between you and Cogniware and supersede all prior or contemporaneous negotiations, discussions or agreements between you and Cogniware about this Site. The proprietary rights, disclaimer of warranties, representations made by you, indemnities, limitations of liability and general provisions shall survive any termination of these Terms.
If you have any questions about these Terms or otherwise need to contact Cogniware for any reason, you can reach us at firstname.lastname@example.org