Group O, Inc. Privacy Policy and Terms of Use

GROUP O, INC. PRIVACY POLICY

Last Modified: June 24, 2013
 
Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy, we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used.
 
This Privacy Policy applies to www.groupo.com and other Group O affiliated websites.  This Privacy Policy informs you about what information is collected and used on this website.  By visiting or using this website, you consent to the data col­lection and use practices described in this Privacy Policy.
 
As with Terms of Use agreements, the mere act of visiting the website, even without reading the subject legal document, will be viewed as acceptance of the terms contained in that document.
 
1. COLLECTION OF INFORMATION
            A. Purpose.  Users may access some features of this website without disclosing personal information.  In order to access certain portions of the website, users may have to register for an account, which will provide the registrant with full access to the website, including access to the website's forums, message boards, and chat rooms, if any.
            B. Information Sought During Registration.  During the account registration process, you may be asked to submit personal information, including your name, phone number, fax number, and an active email address.
            C. Automatically Collected Information.  Information concerning your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected and shared with other websites owned by Group O.  This information may include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times, and referring website addresses.  This information is used to provide general statistics about website visitors and as otherwise provided in this Privacy Policy.
 
2. USE AND SHARING OF INFORMATION
Except as otherwise stated below, the personal information you provide on this website will not be shared with any third-parties, although Group O reserves the right to share such information with its affiliates, subsidiaries, and independent contractors without your permission.
 
Group O reserves the right to disclose your personal information, without notice, if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Group O; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Group O; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of this website or the public.
 
Links may be provided for you to send email messages to this website for your convenience and your e­mail address is used so that this website may reply to your inquiry.  Additionally, visited pages may be tracked in order to determine which areas of the website are the most popular.  This data may be used to deliver customized content.
 
3. INFORMATION SECURITY
Group O shall use commercially reasonable efforts to secure the email address you provide.  If you choose to create a profile on the website or if you choose to register for an account, you will be required to select a password.  You must keep your password confidential and you must not share this information with anyone.  You should always log out of the website before leaving it to prevent access to your informa­tion from subsequent users of that computer.
 
4. USE OF COOKIES
A cookie is a text file that is placed on the hard disk of your computer by a web page server.  This website may use cookies to assist you with making your online experience more individualized.  Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can be read only by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
 
5. USE OF WEB BEACONS
This website may contain electronic images known as web beacons.  Web beacons are used solely to compile aggregated statistics concerning the use of the website.  Web beacons collect only a limited set of information including a cookie number, the time and date of a page view and a de­scription of the page on which the web beacon resides.
 
6. COMMUNITIES AND FORUMS OFFERED ON THIS WEBSITE
Any personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data that you disclose through the com­munities, forums, message boards, chat rooms or other public online forums hosted on this website, may be collected, and used by others.  Caution should be exercised when giving out personal information to others in these public online forums.  You should review the privacy statements of websites you choose to visit via hyper-links posted on this website so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information.  Group O is not responsible for the privacy policies or other content on third-party websites accessed through this website.
 
7. THIRD PARTY SERVICE PROVIDERS
We may share your personally identifiable information with those companies that assist us in providing the Service to you.  This may include sharing credit card information with a financial institution to effect your purchase of our products.
 
8. USER ACCESS TO AND CONTROL OF INFORMATION
If your email address or other personal information has changed, you will need to access your account and update the information in your account.  Occasionally, emails concerning website disruptions and other information may be sent to you.  These emails are sent to all account holders. 
 
9. CHILDREN
Protecting the privacy of the very young is especially important.  For that reason, information is never collected at this website from those we actually know are under 13.  If you are under age 13, please do not attempt to register for the website or use the services, and do not send any information about yourself to us.  If we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under age 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. 
 
THE WEBSITE IS A GENERAL AUDIENCE WEBSITE AND DOES NOT KNOWINGLY COLLECT PERSONAL INFORMATION FROM CHILDREN UNDER THIRTEEN YEARS OF AGE. 
 
10. CONDITIONS OF USE, NOTICES AND REVISIONS
By visiting this website, you accept that your visit and any dispute over privacy is subject to this Privacy Policy and the Terms of Use, including limitations on damages, arbitration of disputes and application of the law of the state of Iowa.  If you have any concern about privacy issues, please contact us as directed in this Privacy Policy.  This Privacy Policy applies only to Group O’s websites and not to any third-party websites that may be ac­cessed through hyper-links on this website.
 
Group O reserves the right to occasionally update this Pri­vacy Policy.  At such time, Group O will also revise the "last updated" date at the end of the Privacy Policy.  You should periodically review this Privacy Policy. Continued use of this website is deemed to be consent to be bound by any changes.
 
11. UNSOLICITED EMAIL, SPAMMING AND SPOOFING
You may not use this website to transmit unsolicited email.  You may not send unsolicited email to this website or to anyone whose email address includes the domain name used on this website.  You may not use this domain name as a pseudonymous return email address for any communications which you transmit from another location or through another service.  You may not pretend to be someone else or spoof their identity when using this website.
 
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GROUP O, INC. TERMS OF USE

Last Modified: June 24, 2013
 
Please read the following terms and conditions (“Terms of Use”, “Terms”) carefully. These Terms of Use govern your access to and use of the Site and the Services, including any content, information, products or Services therein.  This is a legal agreement between you and Group O, Inc. Group O reserves the right to change these Terms at its sole discretion. If we change our Terms of Use, we will post a new statement on our Site and change the date at the top of the statement. Therefore, we encourage you to check the date of our Terms of Use whenever you visit this Site for any updates or changes. Continued use of the Site is deemed to be consent to be bound by any changes.
 
USE OF SITE
You may use the Service, the Site, and the information, writings, images and/or other works that you see, hear or otherwise experience on the Site (singly or collectively, the “Content”) solely for your non-commercial, personal purposes and/or to learn about Group O products and services. No right, title or interest in any Content is transferred to you, whether as a result of downloading such Content or otherwise. Group O reserves complete title and full intellectual property rights in all Content. Except as expressly authorized by this Agreement, you may not use, alter, copy, distribute, transmit, or derive another work from any Content obtained from the Site or the Service, except as expressly permitted by the Terms of Use.
 
TERMINATION OF ACCESS
Group O may, in its sole discretion, terminate or suspend your access to all or part of the Site for any reason, including without limitation, breach of these Terms. In the event this agreement is terminated, the restrictions regarding content appearing on the Site, and the representations and warranties, indemnities and limitations of liabilities set forth in this Agreement will survive any such termination.
 
COPYRIGHT & TRADEMARKS
The Site and the Content are protected by U.S. and/or foreign copyright laws, and belong to Group O or its partners, affiliates, contributors or third parties. You may download and reprint Content for non-commercial, non-public, personal use only.
 
You are prohibited from using any of the marks or logos appearing throughout the Site without permission from the trademark owner, except as permitted by applicable law.
 
LINKING TO OTHER WEBSITES
This Site contains links to other websites. While we do our best to review the suitability and appropriateness of all website links, we are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites. If you follow a link to a different website, you are no longer covered by this Site’s Privacy Policy or Terms of Use.
 
DOWNLOADING FILES
Group O cannot and does not guarantee or warrant that files available for downloading through the Site will be free of infection by software viruses or other harmful computer code, files or programs.
 
INDEMNIFICATION
You understand and agree that you are personally responsible for your behavior on the Site. You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Group O, its parent companies, associates, subsidiaries, affiliated companies, joint venturers, business partners, agents, their employees, officers and directors and the like from and against all claims, losses, expenses, damages and costs and reasonable attorneys' fees, from any costs that arise from your use, misuse, or inability to use the Site or any violation by you of this Agreement.
 
NO WARRANTY
The Site is provided on an “as is” and “as available basis.” Group O does not warrant that the Site will be available on an uninterrupted basis, error-free or free of viruses, or other harmful components. Group O makes no express warranties and waives all implied warranties including, but not limited to, warranties of title, non-infringement, merchantability, and fitness for a particular purpose regarding any merchandise, information, or service provided through content or the internet generally. No advice or information given by Group O or its employees or representatives shall create any warranty. Neither Group O nor it employees or representatives shall be liable for any costs or damages arising directly or indirectly from your use of the Site or the internet, including any indirect, incidental, exemplary, special, punitive, or consequential damages.
 
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
In no event will Group O be liable for any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to any direct, incidental, consequential, special, exemplary, or other indirect damages arising out of (I) the use of or inability to use the Site, the service, or the content, (II) any transaction conducted through or facilitated by the Site, (III) any claim attributable to errors, omissions, or other inaccuracies in the Site, the service, and or the content, (IV) unauthorized access to or alteration of your transmission of data, or (V) any other matter related to the Site, the service or the content. If you are dissatisfied with the Site, the service, the content, or with the Terms of Use, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue use of the Site.
 
INTERNATIONAL USERS
This Site is controlled, operated, and administered by Group O from its offices in the United States of America. We make no representation that materials on the Site are appropriate or available for use at other locations outside of the United States. Access to the Site or its content from territories where content available through the Site is illegal is prohibited. If you access this Site from a location outside of the United States, you are responsible for compliance with all local laws.
 
GENERAL PROVISIONS
      a. Entire Agreement/No Waiver. These Terms of Use constitute the entire agreement of the parties with respect to the subject matter hereof. No waiver by Group O of any breach or default hereunder shall be deemed to be a waiver of any preceding or subsequent breach or default.
       b. Correction of Errors and Inaccuracies. The content may contain typographical errors, other errors, or inaccuracies and may not be complete or current. Group O reserves the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies, or omissions and to change or update the Content at any time without prior notice. Group O does not, however, guarantee that any errors, inaccuracies, or omissions will be corrected.
       c. Enforcement/ Choice of Law/ Choice of Forum. If any part of this Agreement is determined by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid or unenforceable, it will not impact any other provision of this Agreement, all of which will remain in full force and effect. Any and all disputes relating to this Agreement, Group O's Privacy Policy, your use of the Site, any other Group O website, the Service, or the Content are governed by, and will be interpreted in accordance with, the laws of the State of Illinois, without regard to any conflict of laws provisions.
 
PRIVACY
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