The following Terms and Conditions of Use apply to the entire group of World Wide Web sites created and provided by The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc., and its subsidiary companies, inclusive of but not limited to all written and graphic or design materials, underlying HTML or other source files, discussion groups and e-mail features offered as part of any BNA Web site, all of which are defined collectively as the "Site".
1. OWNERSHIP, LICENSE & RESTRICTIONS ON USE
1.1 This Site contains proprietary material of BNA which is protected by copyright and other laws respecting proprietary rights. The Site is also protected by copyright as a collective work and/or compilation, pursuant to U.S. copyright laws, international conventions, and other copyright laws. BNA retains all rights in this Site and the materials herein, including (without limitation) all copyright and other proprietary rights worldwide in all media. You may not use this Site or any materials herein except as expressly permitted under these Terms and Conditions.
1.2 BNA may change, suspend or discontinue any aspect of the Site at any time, including the availability of any feature, database, or content. BNA may also impose limits on certain features and services or restrict access to parts or all of the Site without notice or liability.
1.3 You may not modify, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale of, reproduce, create derivative works from, distribute, perform, display, or in any way exploit, any of the Content, software, materials, or Site in whole or in part. In no event shall materials from this Site be stored in any information storage and retrieval system without prior written permission from BNA.
1.4 This Site and these Terms and Conditions may be changed by BNA with or without notice. Please review this link on a regular basis for changes. Continued use of this Site following any change constitutes your acceptance of the change.
You may provide hot links to this Site and/or publicly available portions of the Site, not protected by password or other control measures, provided (a) you notify BNA of such a link by sending an e-mail to email@example.com, (b) you do not remove or obscure, by framing or otherwise, advertisements, copyright notices, or other notices on this Site, and (c) you discontinue providing hot links to this Site if notified by BNA.
3. PRODUCT & SERVICE AVAILABILITY IN FOREIGN COUNTRIES
This Site may contain references or cross references to BNA products and services that are not available in every country.
4.1 While BNA attempts to include accurate information in the Site, occasional errors or omissions in content may occur. BNA will make reasonable efforts to correct these errors or omissions, but can make no representation regarding the accuracy of information provided. EXCEPT AS SPECIFICALLY PROVIDED ABOVE, THE SITE IS PROVIDED TO THE CUSTOMER "AS IS." BNA MAKES NO OTHER WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. BNA DOES NOT WARRANT THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, PERFORMANCE, CURRENCY, OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OF THE SITE OR THE INFORMATION IT CONTAINS. BNA DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE SITE IS ERROR-FREE IN CONTENT. BNA SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO CUSTOMER OR ANY OTHER PERSON OR ENTITY FOR ANY DAMAGE CAUSED IN ANY PART BY CUSTOMER'S USE OF THE SITE, CUSTOMER'S RELIANCE ON THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE SITE OR BNA'S SUPPORT SERVICES, OR FOR ANY CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL, OR SIMILAR DAMAGES, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
4.2 BNA disclaims all responsibility for any loss, injury, claim, liability, or damage of any kind resulting from, arising out of or any way related to (a) any errors in or omissions from this Site and its content, including but not limited to technical inaccuracies and typographical errors, (b) any third party websites or content therein directly or indirectly accessed through hot links in this Site, including but not limited to any errors in or omissions therefrom, (c) the unavailability of this Site or any portion thereof, (d) your use of this Site, or (e) your use of any equipment or software in connection with this Site.
5. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
A COVERED PARTY (AS DEFINED BELOW) SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ATTORNEYS' FEES AND LOST PROFITS OR SAVINGS) IN ANY WAY DUE TO, RESULTING FROM, OR ARISING IN CONNECTION WITH THIS SITE, INCLUDING ITS CONTENT, REGARDLESS OF ANY NEGLIGENCE OF ANY COVERED PARTY. "Covered Party" means BNA, its affiliates, and any officer, director, employee, subcontractor, agent, successor, or assign of BNA or its affiliates.
6. GOVERNING LAWS IN CASE OF DISPUTE; JURISDICTION
These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the District of Columbia, USA, as they apply to agreements made and performed therein.
7. ENTIRE AGREEMENT; SEVERABILITY
These Terms and Conditions incorporate by reference any notices contained on this Site and constitute the entire agreement with respect to your access to and use of this Site. If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is unlawful, void or unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from the remaining provisions and shall not affect their validity and enforceability.
8. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE
IF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE IN FULL, YOU MUST IMMEDIATELY TERMINATE YOUR USE OF THIS SITE.