Last modified: August 1, 2017
PLEASE READ THIS AGREEMENT CAREFULLY AS IT AFFECTS YOUR RIGHTS AND INCLUDES A WAIVER OF A TRIAL BY JURY, TIME LIMITATIONS WHEN BRINGING A CLAIM, AND LIMITATIONS ON YOUR ABILITY TO BRING A CLAIM ON BEHALF OF OTHERS.
- Trademarks. Our company name, brand, logo, and all related names, logos, product and service names, designs, slogans and other source indicators used on the Website are trademarks of HCS or its affiliates or licensors. Other product and company names and logos appearing on the Website may be registered or unregistered trademarks, service marks or trade names of their respective owners. Any use by you of the trademarks, service marks or trade names displayed on the Website is strictly prohibited, and nothing appearing on the Website will be construed as granting, by implication or otherwise, any license or right to use any of those trademarks, service marks or trade names.
Further, you may not: (j) use the Website in any manner that could disable, overburden, damage, or impair the Website or interfere with any other party’s use of the Website; (k) use any robot, spider or other automatic device, process or means to access the Website for any reason whatsoever; (l) use any manual process to monitor or copy any of the material on the Website for any reason without our prior written consent; (m) use any device, software or routine that interferes with the proper working of the Website; (n) introduce any viruses, Trojan horses, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful; (o) attempt to gain unauthorized access to, interfere with, damage or disrupt any parts of the Website, the server on which the Website is stored, or any server, computer or database connected to the Website; or (p) otherwise attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Website; (q) unless an agreement is signed with HCS, you may not use this website for any commercial use, commercial placement use; (r) you may not use this website if you are a competitor, operating in any type of placement business, elderly care, adult care, advisor, placement agent, placement agency, referral agency or any other type of business operating in a similar industry, unless your use was contracted with us.
- Third Party Materials. The Website may display, include, or make available third-party content or provide links to third-party websites or services (“Third-Party Materials“). HCS is not responsible for Third-Party Materials, including their accuracy, completeness, timeliness, validity, legality, decency, quality or any other aspect thereof. HCS does not assume and will not have any liability or responsibility to you or any other person or entity for any Third-Party Materials. Third-Party Materials and any links thereto are provided solely as a convenience to you and your access, reliance on, and use of them is entirely at your own risk and is subject to such third parties’ terms and conditions and privacy policies. We do not warrant the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any information contained in any Third-Party Materials. We disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on Third-Party Materials.
Without limiting the foregoing, we have the right to fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or court order related to our Website, including, without limitation, users of our Website. YOU WAIVE AND HOLD HARMLESS HCS AND ITS AFFILIATES, LICENSEES AND SERVICE PROVIDERS FROM ANY CLAIMS RESULTING FROM ANY ACTION TAKEN BY ANY OF THE FOREGOING PARTIES DURING OR AS A RESULT OF ITS INVESTIGATIONS AND FROM ANY ACTIONS TAKEN AS A CONSEQUENCE OF INVESTIGATIONS BY EITHER SUCH PARTIES OR LAW ENFORCEMENT AUTHORITIES.
- Reliance on Information Posted. The information presented on or through the Website is made available solely for general information purposes. We do not warrant the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of this information. Any reliance you place on such information is strictly at your own risk. We disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by you or any other visitor to the Website, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents. This Website may include Third-Party Materials and other content provided by third parties, including materials provided by other users, bloggers and third-party licensors, syndicators, aggregators and/or reporting services. All statements and/or opinions expressed in these materials, and all articles and responses to questions and other content, other than the content provided by HCS, are solely the opinions and the responsibility of the person or entity providing those materials. These materials do not necessarily reflect the opinion of HCS. We are not responsible, or liable to you or any third party, for the content or accuracy of any materials provided by any third parties.
- Changes to the Website. We may update the content on this Website from time to time, but its content is not necessarily complete or up-to-date. Any of the material on the Website may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.
- Geographic Restrictions. We provide this Website for use only by persons located in the United States. We make no claims that the Website or any of its content is accessible or appropriate outside of the United States. Access to the Website may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries. If you access the Website from outside the United States, you do so on your own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.
- Disclaimer of Warranties. You understand that we cannot and do not guarantee or warrant that the Website or any of its contents will be free of viruses or other destructive code. You are responsible for implementing sufficient procedures and checkpoints to satisfy your particular requirements for security and anti-virus protection and accuracy of data input and output, and for maintaining a means external to our site for any reconstruction of any lost data. WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE CAUSED BY A DISTRIBUTED DENIAL-OF-SERVICE ATTACK, VIRUSES OR OTHER TECHNOLOGICALLY HARMFUL MATERIAL THAT MAY INFECT YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT, COMPUTER PROGRAMS, DATA OR OTHER PROPRIETARY MATERIAL DUE TO YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE OR TO YOUR DOWNLOADING OF ANY MATERIAL POSTED ON IT, OR ON ANY WEBSITE LINKED TO IT.
YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE, ITS CONTENT AND ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE WEBSITE, ITS CONTENT AND ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS, WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. NEITHER HCS NOR ANY PERSON ASSOCIATED WITH HCS MAKES ANY WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION WITH RESPECT TO THE COMPLETENESS, SECURITY, RELIABILITY, QUALITY, ACCURACY OR AVAILABILITY OF THE WEBSITE. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, NEITHER HCS NOR ANYONE ASSOCIATED WITH HCS REPRESENTS OR WARRANTS THAT THE WEBSITE, ITS CONTENT OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE WILL BE ACCURATE, RELIABLE, ERROR-FREE OR UNINTERRUPTED, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, THAT OUR SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS OR THAT THE WEBSITE OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE WILL OTHERWISE MEET YOUR NEEDS OR EXPECTATIONS.
HCS HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT AND FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE. THE FOREGOING DOES NOT AFFECT ANY WARRANTIES WHICH CANNOT BE EXCLUDED OR LIMITED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.
- Limitation on Liability. IN NO EVENT WILL HCS, ITS AFFILIATES OR THEIR LICENSORS, SERVICE PROVIDERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OFFICERS OR DIRECTORS BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, UNDER ANY LEGAL THEORY, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE WEBSITE, ANY WEBSITES LINKED TO IT, ANY CONTENT ON THE WEBSITE OR SUCH OTHER WEBSITES, OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE OR SUCH OTHER WEBSITES, INCLUDING ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PERSONAL INJURY, PAIN AND SUFFERING, EMOTIONAL DISTRESS, LOSS OF REVENUE, LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF BUSINESS OR ANTICIPATED SAVINGS, LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF GOODWILL, LOSS OF DATA, AND WHETHER CAUSED BY TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), BREACH OF CONTRACT OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF FORESEEABLE. THE FOREGOING DOES NOT AFFECT ANY LIABILITY WHICH CANNOT BE EXCLUDED OR LIMITED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.
- General Terms.
- 15.1 No Assignment. These Terms and any rights or licenses granted to you herein are personal to you, and may not be assigned prior to obtaining HCS’ written consent.
- 15.2 Arbitration. PLEASE READ THIS SECTION CAREFULLY. IT AFFECTS YOUR RIGHTS AND INCLUDES WAIVER OF A TRIAL BY JURY IN A COURT AND OF THE ABILITY TO BRING A CLAIM ON BEHALF OF OTHERS. Any disputes or claims arising from the use of the Services, including disputes arising from or concerning their interpretation, violation, invalidity, non-performance, or termination, will be resolved by binding arbitration under the Federal Arbitration Act, federal arbitration law and rules, and Washington state law. To the fullest extent permitted by law: (a) no arbitration under these Terms shall be joined to any other arbitration; (b) no class arbitration proceedings will be permitted; (c) no finding or stipulation of fact in any other arbitration, judicial or similar proceeding may be given preclusive or collateral estoppel effect in any arbitration hereunder (unless determined in another proceeding between you and HCS); and (d) no conclusion of law in any other arbitration may be given any weight in any arbitration hereunder (unless determined in another proceeding between you and HCS). Both parties will be responsible for their respective arbitration fees.
- 15.3 Governing Law and Jurisdiction. These Terms are governed by and construed in accordance with the Federal Arbitration Act, federal arbitration law, and the laws of the state of Washington without giving effect to any choice or conflict of law provision or rule. Notwithstanding the foregoing, HCS retains the right to bring any suit, action or proceeding against you for breach of these Terms in your country of residence or any other relevant country. Our revenue model is spread between all entities involved.
- 15.4 Injunctive Relief. You agree that HCS may bring suit in any court of competent jurisdiction in order to enjoin infringement or other misuse of HCS’s or its affiliates or licensor’s intellectual property rights.
- 15.5 Limitation on Time to File Claims. ANY CAUSE OF ACTION OR CLAIM YOU MAY HAVE ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THESE TERMS OR THE WEBSITE MUST BE COMMENCED WITHIN ONE (1) YEAR AFTER THE CAUSE OF ACTION ACCRUES, OTHERWISE, SUCH CAUSE OF ACTION OR CLAIM IS PERMANENTLY BARRED (if applicable law prohibits a one (1) year limitation period for asserting claims, the claim must be asserted within the shortest time period in excess of one (1) year that is permitted by applicable law).
- 15.7 Notices, Questions or Concerns.
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