Terms and Conditions

Welcome to the hoxworld.org website (the “Website”) of HOX World LLC (“HOX” or “us” or “we”). You (the “User”) have requested access to the Website, the Services (defined below) that we provide through the Website and information, images, graphics, data, text, files, links, photographs, graphics, audio, video, messages, software, messages, communications, content, organization, design, compilation, magnetic translation, digital conversion, HTML, XML, Java code and other content related to the Website (collectively “Content”). Please carefully read the terms and conditions of use of the Website and Content (these “Terms and Conditions”). Your access and use of the Website and Content is conditioned on your acceptance and agreement without modification to these Terms and Conditions. By clicking the “I Accept” button below, you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions. By clicking the “I Do Not Accept” button below, you will not be permitted access to the Website. Please note that other portions of the Website may contain additional and/or different terms and conditions of use.

 

Access 

We may provide you with a variety of resources, such as news and information about HOX, your account information, the ability to communicate electronically with HOX, and access to services and information available from time to time on or through the Website (the “Services”). We reserve the right in our sole and absolute discretion to terminate, modify, or suspend your access to the Website, Content or Services at any time (for any reason, or for no reason). In particular, and without limitation, we may terminate, modify, or suspend your access to the Website, Content and/or Services upon your non-compliance with these Terms and Conditions, and, if you are a distributor of HOX, your Application and Agreement (the “HOX Agreement”) or if you violate our rights or the rights of any other party.

 

Privacy 

Our Privacy Policy is incorporated into, and made a part of, these Terms and Conditions.

 

Conduct 

You represent and warrant that (a) you are at least 18 years of age, (b) your use of the Website and Content is legal in, and does not violate any laws or rules of, the jurisdictions in which you reside or from which you use or otherwise access the Website, (c) all information (if any) provided by you to us is correct, (d) you possess the legal right and ability to enter into these Terms and Conditions, (e) your use of the Website and Content shall be in accordance with these Terms and Conditions (and if you are a distributor of HOX, the HOX Agreement and the Policies and Procedures), (f) your use of the Website and Content shall be in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations, (g) you are capable of assuming, and do assume, any risks related to the use of the Website and Content, and (h) you understand and accept the terms, conditions and risks relating to the use of the Website and Content.

You may not copy, transmit, distribute, sell or publish any or all of the Website, Content or Services, without our prior, express and written consent. In your use of the Content, such as printing it, you may not remove or alter, or cause to be removed or altered, any notice, mark, or legend in or on the Content, including, but not limited to, copyright notices, trademarks, and disclaimers. You may not create derivative works of the Website or Content. In connection with your access to, and/or use of, the Website and Content, you agree not to:

  • (i) Use the Website, Content or Services, in whole or in part, except as expressly provided in these Terms and Conditions or use the Website or Content for any purpose that is unlawful, immoral, or prohibited by these Terms and Conditions or any applicable local, state, or federal law, rule, or regulation;

  • (ii) Use the Website, Content or Services in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Website, Content or Services, or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the Website, Content or Services;

  • (iii) Obtain, or attempt to obtain, any materials, information, or other Content through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the Website;

  • (iv) Circumvent, or attempt to circumvent, any security feature of the Website;

  • (v) Modify, delete, decompile, disassemble or reverse engineer the Website, Content or Services in any way whatsoever;

  • (vi) Upload, e-mail or otherwise transmit to or through the Website or Services, any advertising, promotional, or other unauthorized communication, including, without limitation, “junk mail,” “surveys,” unsolicited e-mail, “spam,” “chain letters,” or “pyramid schemes”;

  • (vii) Upload, post, email, or otherwise transmit any material that contains “trojan horses,” “worms,” software viruses, or any other computer code, files, or programs designed to or that might interrupt, destroy, interfere or limit the functionality of the Website, Content or Services, or any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;

  • (viii) Use any automated means, including, but not limited to, electronic “spiders,” “robots,” or “crawlers,” to download data from any of our databases; or

  • (ix) Incorporate data from any of our databases into any emails or other “white pages” products or services, whether browser-based, based on proprietary client-side applications, or web-based, without our prior, express and written consent.

 

Intellectual Property Rights 

Unless otherwise indicated, our Website and Content are property of HOX, its affiliates, its licensors or other third parties and are protected under applicable copyright, trademark, patent, and other intellectual property rights and laws. Except as specifically allowed in these Terms and Conditions, the copying, redistribution, use, or publication by you of the Content is strictly prohibited. No ownership or other interest or license in or to any patent, copyright, trademark, trade secret and other intellectual property rights or to the Content are being granted, assigned or transferred in these Terms and Conditions or by reason of your access to, and use of, the Website, Content or Services.

All trademarks, service marks, trade names and copyrights displayed on the Website or in the Content are proprietary to us or their respective owners. You acquire no rights or licenses in or to any trademarks, service marks, trade names or copyrights displayed on the Website.

Access to the Website and Content, and use of our Services, are being provided for your business use only. You may not reproduce, republish, distribute, assign, sublicense, retransmit, sell, or prepare derivative works of the Website or Content, or resell or make our Services available to others. All rights in and to the Website and our Content not expressly granted in these Terms and Conditions remain in us or in our licensors.

 

Confidential and Proprietary Information 

During the course of your use of the Website, you may have access to information which is confidential and proprietary to us or our suppliers, licensors, or other similar entities. The term “Proprietary Information” means any information or material which is proprietary and confidential to us or our suppliers, licensors or other similar entities, and includes any of the following information and material licensed, owned or developed by any such party or its agents: business records and plans; business information; product formulation and specifications; marketing plans and strategies; financial statements; distributor lists and information, genealogies, compensation plans and financial information, customer lists and records; technical information; inventions; product design; information; services; pricing structure; discounts; computer programs and listings; source code and/or object code; software; and any other such proprietary information. You understand and acknowledge that the Proprietary Information is owned, obtained or licensed by us or our suppliers, licensors, or other similar entities, by the investment of significant time, effort and expense, and that the Proprietary Information is a valuable, special and unique asset of ours or our suppliers, licensors, or other similar entities, which provides us with a significant competitive advantage. Therefore, you must hold in confidence and not disclose the Proprietary Information to any person or entity without our prior written consent. You shall be liable for any and all breaches of Terms and Conditions and any unauthorized use or disclosure of Proprietary Information. If you become compelled by applicable law, regulation or legal process to disclose any of the Proprietary Information, you shall promptly provide us with notice in order for us to seek a protective order or other appropriate remedy. Further, if you become compelled to disclose any of the Proprietary Information, you must disclose only that portion of the Proprietary Information you are legally required to disclose as confirmed by a legal opinion of your counsel at your expense. Upon our request, you shall return all materials containing Proprietary Information.

Indemnification 

You shall indemnify, defend, and hold us, our affiliates and our licensors, owners, officers, directors, employees, subcontractors, information providers, suppliers, attorneys, agents, parents, subsidiaries and affiliated entities, and the owners, officers, directors, employees, subcontractors, attorneys, agents, parents, subsidiaries and affiliated entities of each of them (collectively, “our Affiliated Parties”) harmless from any liability, loss, claim, damages, suit, judgment, cost or expense, including, but not limited to, reasonable attorneys’ fees, related to your (a) failure to comply with any of these Terms and Conditions or (b) use of the Website or Content. We have no duty to reimburse, defend, indemnify, or hold you harmless resulting from, relating to, or arising out of, these Terms and Conditions, the Website, or your access to or use of the Website or Content.

Disclaimers 

WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY, RELIABILITY, AVAILABILITY, TIMELINESS, AND ACCURACY OF THE WEBSITE, THE SERVICES OR THE CONTENT CONTAINED ON THE WEBSITE FOR ANY PURPOSE. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, THE WEBSITE AND ALL SUCH CONTENT, SERVICES, SOFTWARE AND PRODUCTS ARE PROVIDED “AS IS,” “WITH ALL FAULTS,” AND “AS AVAILABLE.” WE DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS AND IMPLIED, ARISING OUT OF, OR IN CONNECTION WITH, THE WEBSITE, SERVICES AND CONTENT, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE WARRANTIES OF NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY, AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND THOSE ARISING BY LAW, STATUTE, USAGE OF TRADE OR COURSE OF DEALING AND ANY LIABILITY WITH REGARD TO THE WEBSITE, CONTENT AND SERVICES AND ANY ACTIONS RESULTING FROM YOUR PARTICIPATION IN ANY SERVICE. 

YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE, SERVICES AND CONTENT IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. ALTHOUGH OUR CONTENT MAY BE UPDATED FROM TIME TO TIME, IT MAY BE OUT OF DATE AND/OR MAY CONTAIN INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR INABILITY OR FAILURE (FOR ANY REASON) TO ACCESS THE WEBSITE OR CONTENT OR OTHERWISE USE OR RECEIVE INFORMATION OR SERVICES FROM OR REGARDING THE WEBSITE, CONTENT, OR YOUR PURCHASES FROM US. WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE WEBSITE, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES WILL BE COMPATIBLE WITH ANY HARDWARE OR SOFTWARE SYSTEMS OR THAT THE WEBSITE OR ANY SERVICES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE. 

WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR MAINTAINING ANY CONSUMER DATA OR FOR THE DELETION, CORRUPTION, DESTRUCTION, DAMAGE, LOSS OR FAILURE OF ANY CONSUMER DATA OR FOR ANY THIRD PARTY ACCESS TO ANY CONSUMER DATA. 

WE MAKE NO WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION AS TO THE LEVEL OF SUCCESS, IF ANY, INDIVIDUALS MAY ACHIEVE BY USING ANY OF OUR PRODUCTS OR SERVICES. INDIVIDUAL RESULTS MAY VARY AND DEPEND ON MANY FACTORS INCLUDING AN INDIVIDUAL’S SPECIFIC FINANCIAL SITUATION, EFFORTS AND ACTIONS. YOU SHOULD SEEK THE ADVICE OF 5

QUALIFIED PROFESSIONALS SUCH AS AN ACCOUNTANT, ATTORNEY AND/OR PROFESSIONAL ADVISOR FOR SPECIFIC ADVICE FOR YOUR BUSINESS. 

FURTHER, WE AND OUR LICENSORS MAKE NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTIES THAT THE CONTENT OR THE SERVICES OR THE MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGY AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH THE WEBSITE ARE APPROPRIATE OR AVAILABLE FOR USE IN ALL GEOGRAPHIC LOCATIONS. IF YOU USE THE WEBSITE, THE SERVICES OR ANY MATERIALS OR TECHNOLOGY AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH THE WEBSITE OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR COMPLIANCE WITH ALL APPLICABLE LAWS, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, EXPORT AND IMPORT REGULATIONS OF OTHER COUNTRIES. NEITHER WE NOR ANY THIRD PARTY PROVIDERS, PARTNERS OR AFFILIATES WARRANT THAT SITE, ITS SERVERS OR ANY E-MAIL SENT FROM THE WEBSITE OR ANY THIRD PARTY PROVIDERS, PARTNERS OR AFFILIATES ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. 

Use of Services 

By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree that when using our Content, Services or any other portion of the Website, you will not:

  • (i) Modify, delete, decompile, disassemble or reverse engineer the Website, Content or Services in any way whatsoever;

  • (ii) Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten, or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others;

  • (iii) Use the Services except as expressly provided in these Terms and Conditions or publish, transmit, copy, reproduce, e-mail, post, upload, distribute, or disseminate (or use the Website or Content to do any of the foregoing with respect to) any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent, or unlawful topic, name, material, or information;

  • (iv) Upload files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy of publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents;

  • (v) Upload files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or program that may damage the operation of another’s computer;

  • (vi) Advertise or offer to sell or buy any goods or services for any business purpose, unless such Service specifically allows such messages;

  • (vii) Conduct or forward surveys, contests, pyramid schemes, chain letters, junk mail, spam, unsolicited e-mail, or any advertising, promotional, or unauthorized communication;

  • (viii) Download any file posted by another user of a Service that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such manner;

  • (ix) Falsify or delete any author attributions, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or source of software, or other material contained in a file that is uploaded;

  • (x) Restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Services or any other portion of the Website or Content;

  • (xi) Violate any code of conduct or other guidelines that may be applicable for any particular Service or any other portion of the Website or Content;

  • (xii) Harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including, but not limited to, e-mail addresses, without their prior, express, and written consent;

  • (xiii) Violate any applicable laws, rules or regulations;

  • (xiv) Use the Services if you are located in a country embargoed by the U.S. or are on the U.S. Treasury Department’s list of Specially Designated Nationals; or

  • (xv) Share your password, let anyone else access your account, or do anything else that might jeopardize the security of your account.

 

We have no obligation to monitor the Services, the Website or Content. However, we reserve the right to review materials posted to a Service and to remove any materials in our sole discretion. We assume no liability relating to our monitoring acts or omissions.

We reserve the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, rule, regulation, legal process, or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post, or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in our sole discretion.

Materials uploaded to a Service may be subject to posted limitations on usage, reproduction, and/or dissemination. You are responsible for adhering to such limitations if you download the materials.

Information Provided to Us 

Subject to the Privacy Policy, any and all information, data, sound, photographs, videos, and works of authorship that you provide to us, including all comments and suggestions (collectively “Visitor Generated Content”), you grant us a non-exclusive, transferable, assignable, sublicenseable, perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, royalty-free, and fully paid-up license to use, possess, copy, distribute, sell, sublicense, disclose, display publicly, perform, modify, make, have made, import, export, and prepare derivative works of such Visitor Generated Content through multiple tiers of distribution in any and all media now known or hereafter invented.

No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of your Visitor Generated Content, as provided herein. We are under no obligation to post or use any Visitor Generated Content you may provide and may remove any Visitor Generated Content at any time in our sole discretion.

By posting, uploading, inputting, providing, or submitting your Visitor Generated Content, you represent and warrant that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to your Visitor Generated Content as described in this section including, but not limited to, all the rights necessary for you to provide, post, upload, input, or submit the Visitor Generated Content.

You are legally responsible for all Visitor Generated Content uploaded, posted, or stored through your use of the Services.

Our Services may include bulletin board services, chat areas, news groups, forums, communities, personal web pages, calendars, and/or other messaging facilities designed to enable you to upload or distribute information, materials and other content, or to communicate with the public at-large or with a group. You are solely responsible for all information, images, graphics, data, text, files, links, software, messages, communications, and other materials (the “End User Content”) that you (or someone using your account) publicly or privately publish, post, distribute, display, disseminate, or otherwise transmit via the Website. We do not control or necessarily screen or monitor the End User Content posted on the Website and, as such, we do not guarantee the accuracy, integrity, or quality of such End User Content. We reserve the right, in our sole and absolute discretion, to edit, delete, or record any End User Content appearing on the Website. You understand that entering or using the Website may expose you to End User Content that is offensive, indecent, or objectionable to you. You agree to use the Services only to post, send, and receive messages and material that are proper and related to the particular Service. You grant to us a limited non-exclusive, transferable, assignable, sublicenseable, irrevocable, worldwide, royalty-free, and fully paid-up license to use, possess, copy, distribute, sell, sublicense, disclose, display publicly, perform, modify, make, have made, import, export, and prepare derivative works of the End User Content for purposes of providing to you the Services for which the End User Content was provided.

Special Notice Regarding Copyright Infringement 

You may not use our Services to infringe copyrights. We will attempt to terminate Service to anyone who we become aware is repeatedly using our Services in violation of copyright law. IT IS YOUR SOLE RESPONSIBILITY TO USE THE SERVICES IN COMPLIANCE WITH ALL APPLICABLE COPYRIGHT LAWS.

We reserve the right to take any and all action we deem appropriate if we become aware of conduct that we believe does not conform to the requirements of this policy, any agreement pursuant to which you use our Services or any software that utilizes them, these Terms and Conditions for the Website or applicable law.

Limitation of Liability 

TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, WE AND OUR AFFILIATED PARTIES SHALL HAVE NO LIABILITY WHATSOEVER FOR YOUR USE OF ANY 8

CONTENT OR OTHER INFORMATION OR SERVICE RELATED TO THE WEBSITE AND SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF BUSINESS, LOSS OF PROFITS, OR LITIGATION), (I) ARISING FROM ANY DECISION MADE OR ACTION TAKEN BY YOU IN RELIANCE UPON THE CONTENT OR OUR PRODUCTS OR SERVICES, (II) ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THE WEBSITE OR CONTENT, OR WITH THE DELAY OR INABILITY TO USE THE WEBSITE, CONTENT, OR RELATED SERVICES, OR FROM THE USE OR MISUSE OF ANY INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES, RELATED GRAPHICS, AND CONTENT OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE, (III) ANY INCORRECT OR MISSING INFORMATION OR DATA, OR (IV) OTHERWISE ARISING OUT OR RESULTING FROM LOSS OF YOUR DATA OR INFORMATION, WHETHER BASED ON BREACH OF CONTRACT, BREACH OF WARRANTY, TORT (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE), OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. 

WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR INTERRUPTED, INACCESSIBLE OR UNAVAILABLE NETWORKS, SERVERS, SATELLITES, INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDERS, WEBSITES, OR OTHER CONNECTIONS, OR FOR MISCOMMUNICATIONS, FAILED, JUMBLED, SCRAMBLED, DELAYED, OR MISDIRECTED COMPUTER, TELEPHONE OR CABLE TRANSMISSIONS, OR FOR ANY TECHNICAL MALFUNCTIONS, FAILURES OR DIFFICULTIES. 

THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS AND EXCLUSIONS SHALL APPLY TO YOU TO THE FULLEST EXTENT THAT APPLICABLE LAW PERMITS, IN ALL ACTIONS OF ANY KIND, WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, NEGLIGENCE) OR ANY OTHER LEGAL OR EQUITABLE THEORY. ANY CLAUSE DECLARED INVALID SHALL BE DEEMED SEVERABLE AND NOT AFFECT THE VALIDITY OR ENFORCEABILITY OF THE REMAINDER OF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS. 

Links 

The Website may, from time to time, contain links to or reference third party websites, resources and advertisers (collectively, “Third Party Sites”). Your linking to such Third Party Sites is at your own risk. We are not responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any content, data, opinions, advice, statements, or other information made on the Third Party Sites. We do not investigate, monitor, or check such Third Party Sites for accuracy or completeness. We are not responsible for the availability of these Third Party Sites, nor are we responsible for the aesthetics, appeal, suitability to taste or subjective quality of informational content, advertising, products or other materials made available on or through such Third Party Sites. We are providing these links to you only as a convenience and may discontinue providing such links at any time in our sole discretion without notice to you. No endorsement of any third party content, information, data, opinions, advice, statements, goods, services or products is expressed or implied by any information, material or content of any Third Party Site contained in, referred to, included on, or linked from or to, the Website. If you decide to leave the Website and access these Third-Party Sites, you do so at your own risk. Under no circumstances shall we or any affiliated providers be held responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any loss, injury, or damage caused or alleged to have been caused to you in connection with the use of, or reliance on, any content, information, data, opinions, advice, statements, goods, services, or products available on such Third Party Sites. You should direct any concerns to the respective Third Party Site’s administrator or webmaster. Any links to Third Party Sites do not imply that we are legally authorized to use any trademark, trade name, logo or copyright symbol displayed in or accessible through such links, or that any linked Third Party Site is authorized to use any trademark, trade name, logo or copyright symbol of ours.

Linking to Our Corporate Site 

If you are a distributor of HOX, you are granted a limited, non-exclusive right to create a hypertext link to the Website from the self-replicating website we provide to you, provided such link is in compliance with these Terms and Conditions, the HOX Agreement and our Policies and Procedures. You cannot create an impression that any subdomain on the Website is part of your website. This limited right may be revoked at any time.

Modification 

We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of these Terms and Conditions at any time. You should read these Terms and Conditions periodically for changes. If you use the Website after we post changes to these Terms and Conditions, you will be deemed to have accepted the changed Terms and Conditions.

Governing Law 

These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by, and construed and enforced in accordance with, the laws of the State of New York, without regard to conflicts of law principles. Any cause of action by you with respect to the Website must be instituted within two years after the cause of action arose or be forever waived and barred. Any legal action concerning these Terms and Conditions shall be brought in the state and federal courts located in Holtsville County, New York. The parties hereby consent to such jurisdiction and venue.

Relief Available for Violation 

In the event of an actual or threatened violation of these Terms and Conditions, these Terms and Conditions may be enforced by injunctive relief or specific performance without proof of actual damages but upon proof of all other requirements for the grant of such relief, in addition to any and all other available remedies.

Miscellaneous 

The provisions of these Terms and Conditions are severable, and in the event any provision of these Terms and Conditions is determined to be invalid or unenforceable, such invalidity or unenforceability shall not in any way affect the validity or enforceability of the remaining provisions. Our waiver of a breach of any provision of these Terms and Conditions by you shall not operate or be construed as a waiver by us of any subsequent breach by you.

This Section, and the provisions of these Terms and Conditions addressing disclaimers of representations and warranties, indemnity obligations, intellectual property and governing law, shall survive the termination of these Terms and Conditions.

These Terms and Conditions do not limit any rights or remedies that we or our suppliers, licensors, or other similar entities, may have under trade secret, copyright, patent, trademark or other laws.

These Terms and Conditions, and our Privacy Policy, and any end user click-through agreements contained on the Website and, if you are a distributor of HOX, your HOX Agreement and the Policies and Procedures, constitute the entire agreement between us with respect to your use of the Website, and supersede all previous written or oral agreements. No waiver by either party of any breach or default hereunder shall be deemed to be a waiver of any preceding or subsequent breach or default. The section headings used herein are for convenience only and shall not be given any legal import.

A printed version of these Terms and Conditions and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in arbitration or any judicial or administrative proceedings based upon, or relating to, these Terms and Conditions to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form. It is the express wish of the parties that these Terms and Conditions and all related documents be drawn up in English as spoken in the United States.

BY USING THE WEBSITE, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, UNDERSTAND THEM AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY ALL THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS HEREIN, AS AMENDED FROM TIME TO TIME.

使用条款

欢迎登入瀚斯电子商务有限公司(下称「瀚斯」或「我们」的 hoxworld.org网站(下称「本网站」),您(或称「用户」)已要求存取本网站、透过本网站提供的服务(定义如下),以及网站相关的资讯、图片、图像、资料、文字、档案。连结、照片、软体、讯息、通讯、内容、组织、设计、组合、磁性转译、数位转换、HTML、XML、Java程序码及其他内容(统称为「内容」)请详阅本网站及内容的使用条款及条件(统称为「使用条款」)。在存取与使用本网站及内容时,您必须接受本使用条款,在您点击下方「我接受」按钮后,就将受到使用条款约束;您若点击「我不接受」,则无法存取本网站。请注意,本网站其他部分亦可能内含其他或不同的使用条款。

存取

我们可能会提供您各种资源,例如瀚斯相关动态与资讯、您的帐户资讯、与瀚斯的电子通讯方式,以及网站内或连结至其他服务与资讯(统称为「服务」)。我们拥有绝对权力,可随时(因任何理由或无理由)终止、调整或暂停您存取网站、内容或服务的权限。您若不遵守使用条款、不遵守瀚斯经销商申请与协议(下称「瀚斯协议」),或侵犯我们或任何一方的权利,我们都可能终止、调整或暂停您存取网站、内容或服务的权限。

隐私保密条款

隐私保密条款亦为使用条款的一部分。

行为

您表明(一)已年满18岁,(二)使用本网站及内容在居住地或所在地并不违法,(三)您提供的资讯无误,(四)拥有合法权利及能力可签署使用条款,(五)使用本网站及内容时将遵守使用条款(或瀚斯经销商的协议与政策及程序),(六)使用本网站及内容时将遵守相关法规,(七)可接受使用本网站及内容的相关风险,(八)了解与接受使用本网站及内容的相关条款、条件及风险。

未经事先明确书面许可,不得复制、传送、散播、贩售、发表本网站、内容或服务,您印刷或使用内容时,不得移除或更动内容任何告示、标志或注记,包括但不限于版权资讯、商标、宣告等,您不得制作本网站或内容的衍生作品,您存取及使用本网站及内容时,已同意:

    (一)整体或部分使用本网站、内容或服务时,除非经使用条款明确规范,不得以不合法或不道德的方式使用,不得违反使用条款,亦不得违反国家或地区相关法规。
  (二)使用本网站、内容或服务时,不得造成本网站、内容或服务损害、瘫痪、超载或阻碍,亦不得干扰他人使用或享受本网站、内容或服务。
  (三)不试图取得网站未提供或未打算公开的素材、资讯或其他内容。
  (四)不试图规避本网站任何资讯安全功能。
  (五)不以任何方式调整、删除、拆解、逆转本网站内容或服务。
  (六)不透过本网站或服务上传、寄送或传输任何广告、宣传或其他未经授权的通讯内容,包括但不限于「垃圾邮件」、「问卷」、「广告信件」、「连锁信」、「非法销售」。
  (七)不上传、张贴、寄送或传输任何素材内含「特洛伊木马」、「蠕虫」、病毒软体,或任何可能干扰、摧毁、中断、限制本网站、内容或服务功能的电脑程序码、档案或程序,或任何电脑软硬体或电信设备。
  (八)不使用任何自动化途径,自我们的资料库下载资料,这些途径包括但不限于「蜘蛛」、「机器人」或「爬虫」。
  (九)未经事前明确书面许可,不得将我们的资料库内任何资料,置入任何电子邮件或其他白牌产品或服务中,不论是浏览器、客户端应用程序或网路服务皆然。

智慧财产权

除另标示外,本网站及内容均为瀚斯、子公司、授权商或其他第三方的财产,受到相关着作权、商标、专利或其他智慧财产权及法律保障,除明确在使用条款内许可之外,严格禁止您复制、重新散播、使用或出版各项内容,您存取及使用本网站、内容或服务,并不代表您拥有或获得各项内容之专利、着作权、商标、商业秘密或其他智能财产权。

本网站或内容里所有商标、服务标志、商业名称、着作权均属于我们或相关拥有人,对于本网站内显示的各项商标、服务标志、商业名称或着作权,您未获得任何权利或授权。

本网站及内容存取,以及使用各项服务,仅供您商业使用,您不得重制、再出版、散播、交付、再授权、再传输、贩售或制作衍生作品,亦不得转售服务或开放他人使用,除使用条款注明之外,本网站及内容所有权利均属于我们或授权商。

机密与专属信息

您使用本网站期间,您可能取得我们、供应商、授权商或其他单位的机密或专属信息,「专属信息」一词代表对我们、供应商、授权商或其他单位而言,属于专有及机密的资讯或素材,其中包括任何上述单位授权、持有、授权的以下资讯及素材:商业纪录与计划、商业资讯、产品成分与规格、行销计划与策略、财务报表、经销商清单及资讯/结构/奖励方案/财务资讯/客户清单与纪录、技术资讯、发明、产品设计、资讯、服务、定价结构、折扣、电脑程序与清单、原始码或目的码、软体、其他各类专属资讯。您了解并认知专属资讯是由我们、供应商、授权商或其他单位拥有、持有或授权,其中投资大量时间、心力与费用,专属信息是我们、供应商、授权商或其他单位的珍贵、特殊、独特资产,为我们提供显着的竞争优势,故您必须保护机密,未经我们前先书面许可,不得向任何人或单位揭露专属信息。您若违反使用条款,或未经授权使用或揭露专属信息,均必须负责,您若受到相关法规或法律程序要求,必须揭露任何专属信息,需要立即通知我们,让我们能寻求保护令或其他适当救济措施。此外,您若必须揭露任何专属信息,必须自费寻求法律人士意见后,仅揭露法律要求的专属信息范围,且在我们要求下,您必须返还所有内含专属信息的素材。

赔偿

您若未遵守使用条款,或不当使用本网站或内容,需赔偿我们、我们的分公司、授权商、经营者、职员、主管、员工、分包商、资讯提供者、供应商、律师、中介商、母公司、子公司及相关单位,以及上述单位的经营者、职员、主管、员工、分包商、律师、中介商、母公司、子公司及相关单位,并免除他们一切责任、损失、赔偿、诉讼、审判、成本、以及但不限于合理律师费等支出。若因为使用条款、本网站,或您存取或使用本网站及内容,我们没有责任支付、辩护、赔偿或免除您的责任。

宣告

对于本网站、服务或网站内容,我们不保证其合适性、可靠性、可用性、及时性与正确性,在相关法律许可的最大范围内,网站及所有内容、服务、软体或产品均如当时所示,我们宣告网站、服务、内容各项直接或间接责任,其中包括但不限于未侵害、商业、适合特定目的之保证,以及法规、商业使用与各项与网站、内容、服务,与您参与任何服务后产生的责任。

您使用本网站、服务及内容时,需自行承担风险,尽管内容不时更新,但可能已过时,或可能出现错误,您若因任何理由,无法存取本网站或内容,或因此无法使用或接收与网站及内容有关的资讯或服务,或因此无法使用消费内容,我们恕不负责。我们不保证在各种软硬体系统内,本网站、产品及服务均可相容,亦不保证网站或各项服务不会受到干扰或错误。

我们不负责维护任何消费者资料,不负责任何消费者资料遭到删除、毁损、破坏、遗失或失效,亦不负责第三方存取任何消费者资料。

我们不保证个人投入产品或服务事业后的成败,个人成就可能有别,并受许多因素影响,包括个人财务情况、投入心力与行动,您应谘询五名合格专业人士,

例如会计师、律师及有关事业各面向的专业顾问。

此外,我们和授权商亦不保证,各项内容、服务,以及网站内素材与技术均适合全球所有地点。您若在美国以外地区使用本网站、服务,或网站内各项素材或技术,必须自行负责是否符合相关法律,包括但不限于其他国家的进出口规范。我们与第三方供应商、伙伴或分公司亦不保证,网站、服务器,或由网站及第三方供应商、伙伴或分公司寄送的电子邮件内,绝对不含病毒或其他有害元素。

使用服务

举例而言,您在使用我们的内容、服务或网站其他区块时,同意:

    (一)不以任何方式调整、删除、拆解或逆转本网站内容或服务。
  (二)不毁谤、攻击、骚扰、跟踪、威胁或侵害他人合法权利(如隐私权、形象权等)。
  (三)除使用条款清楚注明之外,不得以其他方式使用服务,且对于网站及内容,不发表、传递、复制、重制、寄送、张贴、上传、散 播、发送任何不当、滥用、毁谤、侵权、猥亵、低俗、违法的主题、名称、素材或资讯。
  (四)上传的档案内,不含受智慧财产权(或隐私权、形象权等)保护的软体或其他素材,除非您拥有相关权利或已获得所有必要许可。
  (五)上传的档案内,不含病毒、有害档案,或其他可能损害他人电脑运作的类似软件或程序。
  (六)除非该服务明确允许,不得张贴任何商业目的之商品或服务买卖广告或优惠。
  (七)不得执行或转寄任何问卷、竞赛、非法销售、连锁信、广告邮件、垃圾邮件,或任何宣传、促销或未经授权的通讯内容。
  (八)不得在明知或应知违法传播的情况,下载其他服务用户的档案。
  (九)不得伪造或删除任何软件或上载档案内的作者署名、法律资讯或其他专属名称或标签。
  (十)不得限制或禁止其他用户使用或享受服务、网站或内容。
  (十一)不得违反个别服务、网站或内容的行为准则或其他指南。
  (十二)未经事前明确书面许可,不得搜集电子邮件等他人资讯。
  (十三)不得违背相关法规或规则。
  (十四)您若位于受美国禁运的国家,或列名为美国财政部特别清单中,不得使用服务。
  (十五)不得分享您的密码,或允许他人取用您的帐户,以免危及您的帐户安全。

我们没有责任监督各项服务、本网站或内容,但我们有权审查或直接移除张贴于服务的素材,对于监督与忽略之作为,不负任何法律责任。

我们有权为遵守相关法规、法律程序或政府要求,揭露任何必要资讯,亦有权编辑、拒绝张贴或移除所有或部分资讯与素材。

素材上传至服务后,用途、再制、散播可能受限,您若下载素材,必须遵守此类限制。

提供给我们的资讯

在隐私保密政策下,您提供给我们的所有资讯、资料、音档、照片、影片、作品、留言、建议时(统称为「访客产制内容」),均提供我们非排他、可转移、可指定、可再授权、永久、不可撤回、全球、免费、完整授权,供我们使用、拥有、复制、散播、贩售、再授权、揭露、公开展示、执行、调整、制作、汇入、汇出、制成衍生作品,用于现有及未来各种散播管道及媒体。

您的访客所制作内容一经获得采用时,不会得到任何报酬,我们没有责任张贴或使用您提供的任何访客之内容,并有权随时移除任何访客之内容。

您张贴、上传、输入、提供、递交访客之内容时,保证您拥有或控制访客内容所有权利,其中包括您可提供、张贴、上传、输入、递交访客内容的所有必要权利。

您在使用服务时,上传、张贴或储存的所有访客内容,均由您负担法律责任。

服务可能包括布告栏、聊天室、新闻群组、论坛、社群、个人网页、行事历及其他传讯设备,供您上传或散播资讯、素材及其他内容,或与大众或群组沟通。您(或使用您帐号的他人)在公开或私下透过网站发表、张贴、散布、展示、传播或传输,各种资讯、图像、图片、资料、文字、档案、连结、软件、讯息、通讯及其他素材(称为「终端用户内容」),均由您负完全责任,我们不会管控、筛选或审查所有张贴于网站上的终端用户内容,故不保证终端用户内容的正确性、真伪或品质,我们有权编辑、删除或记录网站上所有终端用户内容。您解在进入与使用网站后,可能接触到令人产生反感、低俗或受到冒犯的终端用户内容,您同意在使用服务时,仅张贴、传送、接收与该服务有关的适当讯息或素材,您亦提供我们非排他、可转移、可指定、可再授权、永久、不可撤回、全球、免费、完整授权,供我们使用、拥有、复制、散播、贩售、再授权、揭露、公开展示、执行、调整、制作、汇入、汇出、制成衍生作品,以提供您所使用的服务。

着作权侵害特别告知

法律责任限制

在法律允许的最大范围内,对于您使用网站相关的内容、资讯及服务,我们及相关单位不负任何法律责任。对于您(一)依据内容、产品、服务所做的决定或采取的行动,(二)由于使用或执行网站或内容,或因为无法或延迟使用或执行网站或内容,或因为使用或误用透过网站取得的资讯、软件、产品、服务、相关图像、内容,(三)因为任何错误或缺漏资讯或资料,(四)由于违反合约、违反保证、侵权(包括但不限于疏忽),或明知可能发生此类损失,仍失去资讯或资料,我们亦不负责任何直接、间接、特殊、意外或后续损害(包括但不限于事业损失、获利损失或诉讼造成的损害)。

对于网络、服务器、卫星、网路服务供应商、网站、其他连线中断、无法存取、无法使用,我们不负任何责任;对于通讯错误,或是电脑、电话、线路传输失败、堵塞、溷乱、延迟、误导,或任何技术故障、失灵或障碍,我们不负任何责任。

在相关法律允许下,不论是依据合约、侵权(包括但不限于疏忽)或其他法律或相当理论,上述限制与排除对您应适用于最大范围,任何条款若公告无效,并不影响本使用条款其馀内容的有效性或效力。

连结

本网站不时会加注连结,连至第三方网站、资源及广告商(统称为「第三方网站」),您连至第三方网站时,需自负风险,对于第三方网站内容、资料、言论、建议、声明或其他资讯的正确性或可靠性,我们不负任何责任,我们并未调查、监督、检验第三方网站的正确性或完整性,我们并不负责第三方网站是否可用,亦不负责第三方网站资讯内容、广告、产品或其他素材的美感、外观、品质与品味。我们仅为方便而提供连结,随时可能终止,并不另外告知,本网站内含或连结至第三方网站的资讯、素材或内容时,并不代表我们为任何第三方内容、资讯、资料、言论、建议、声明、商品、服务或产品背书,您若决定离开本网站,并存取第三方网站,请自负风险,您若依据第三方网站的内容、资讯、资料、言论、建议、声明、商品、服务或产品,产生任何损失、伤害或损害,我们及相关供应商不负任何责任,您应诉诸第三方网站的管理员或经营者。连结至第三方网站时,并不代表我们可合法使用该网站上的商标、商业名称、标志或着作权符号,亦不代表第三方网站可合法使用我们的商标、商业名称、标志或着作权符号。

连结至我们的企业网站

您若为瀚斯经销商,可获得有限且非排他的权利,在符合使用条款、瀚斯协议、政策及程序前提下,可在我们提供给您的网站上,连结至本网站,您不得令他人认为,本网站内任何子网域隶属于您的网站,这项有限权利可随时取消。

更动

我们有权随时变更、调整、增减本使用条款,您应定期阅读使用条款,确认是否更动,您若在使用条款变更及公布后使用网站,即等于接受变更后的使用条款。

管辖法律

除法律原则冲突之外,本使用条款受到美国纽约州法律管辖及规范,与本网站有关行为若产生任何争议,必须在行为发生后两年内提出,否则即失效,任何涉及本使用条款的法律行动,需向纽约州Holtsville郡的州立及联邦法院提出,各方均同意上述管辖法律及法院。

违反与救济

若使用条款实际或可能遭到违背,可在无实际损害证据的情况下,可申请禁令救济或明确措施执行,但对于其他各种救济手段,则需提出所有其他必要证据。

其他

使用条款内事项各自分开,若使用条款部分内容遭判定无效或无法执行,不会影响其馀内容的效力或有效性,我们未对违反使用条款的行为采取行动,并不代表不追究后续违反行为。

本段落及使用条款内涉及宣告、保证、赔偿责任、智慧财产、管辖法律的段落,即便在本使用条款终止后依然有效。

本使用条款并未限制我们或供应商、授权商及其他单位对于商业秘密、着作权、专利、商标及其他法律的权利或救济。

本使用条款、隐私保密政策、本网站内其他终端用户点选协议、瀚斯经销商的协议、政策与程序,共同构成我们与您在使用本网站时的所有协议,并超越所有先前的书面或口头协议,任何一方未对违反协议行为采取行动,并不代表不追究后续违反行为,本段落标题仅为便利而使用,并不代表任何法律意涵。

在仲裁或任何司法与行政程序中,本使用条款书面版本或任何电子版本告知内容均属可接受范围,本使用条款适用条件应与原为书面的其他商业文件及纪录相同,各方均同意使用条款及相关文件以美国英文撰写。

您使用网站时,代表已阅读本使用条款、了解,并同意其中所有条款,亦接受不时修订。