WSI International, Inc.
WSI values its relationship with visitors and customers and makes every effort to safeguard any Personal Information collected, while also making information available. Personal Information is defined as your name in combination with a credit card number, social security number or bank account number. Personal Information is not information that is publicly available such as your name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, country of residence etc. or information you provide in connection with your submission of your resume or curriculum vitae. WSI collects information about you in several ways from different parts of the Site. For example, information you provide is collected and stored to permit you to receive WSI's communications which may include e-newsletters, case studies, and online support to existing customers. Information may also be collected when you communicate with WSI through the "Contact," "Customer Support," "Teacher Recruitment," or "Employment Opportunities" links on the Site, via e-mail, to request support, ask a question, apply for employment, report a problem or participate in promotions, sweepstakes or contests. If you contact WSI, it will keep a record of that session. It will also maintain a copy of your request or correspondence for a period of time after it forwards it to the appropriate WSI affiliate. For example, if you request information about products or services and you indicate that you live in one country, WSI will forward your request, including all information you provided, to its affiliate in such country which will then contact you. Once forwarded to the applicable affiliate, all information, including Personal Information, will be maintained pursuant to the website term of use established by and the laws governing the applicable affiliate. WSI automatically receives and records information on its server logs from your browser, including your IP address, WSI cookie information and your page requests. WSI may also occasionally ask users to complete surveys for research purposes, provide testimonials or submit ideas for improving our products and services.
WSI may use any information gained through the Site for any legal purpose. Generally, WSI uses information to provide maintenance and support to existing customers, customize Licensed Content, fulfill your information requests, improve services, contact you, conduct research and provide anonymous reporting for internal use and to third parties. WSI may combine information it has about you with information obtained from its affiliated companies, business partners or other companies or to develop, use and make available to third parties (at no charge or for a fee) aggregated information regarding trends, products, security/privacy patterns and research, internal record keeping and reporting, measuring and reporting learning, performance and other statistical information concerning any aspect of the Site. WSI will not report aggregated data in a manner that reasonably permits such information to be identified with any user nor will it sell your information. WSI does not expect to request or collect Personal Information from you at this time. However, any Personal Information you voluntarily provide to WSI will not be shared except under the guidelines established in this Privacy Section. Any material, information or other communication you transmit, upload or post to the Site or email to WSI, including testimonials and ideas (collectively, "Communications") will be considered non-confidential and nonproprietary and WSI will have no obligation to preserve the confidentiality or refrain from disclosing Communications. WSI and its designees will have no liability for and be free to copy, disclose, distribute, incorporate and otherwise use the Communications and all data, images, sounds, text, product ideas, suggestions or enhancements, as well as anything embedded therein for any and all commercial or noncommercial purposes without your consent and without remuneration to you.
Notice to California residents about your California privacy rights: In addition to the other rights described in this policy, if You are a California resident and our customer, You have the right to request information regarding the manner in which WSI shares certain types of personal information with third parties to the extent used for direct marketing purposes. You have the right to submit a request to WSI at its designated address and receive the following information within 30 days of its receipt of that request: (1) the types of personal information disclosed to third parties during the immediately preceding calendar year, (2) the names and addresses of third parties that received the personal information, and (3) if the nature of a third party's business cannot be reasonably determined from the third party's name, examples of its products or services. You are entitled to receive a copy of this information in a standardized format. Any information will not be specific to you individually. All such requests for such information must be in writing and sent to WSI's designated address.
3. User Conduct
All information, data, messages or other materials transmitted are the expressions, opinions and sole responsibility of the person from whom such material originated. This means that you and not WSI are entirely responsible for all downloads, uploads and/or emails transmitted via the Site. You should verify all statements and do your own testing and due diligence before following any recommended advice. Under no circumstances is or will WSI be liable in any way for any Communications, and links you may access located on the Site, your or another user's use of the Site or any Licensed Content, including but not limited to any errors or omissions in any Licensed Content or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Licensed Content via the Site.
You agree not to use the Site to:
(a) email, or otherwise transmit anything that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable;
(b) impersonate any person or entity, falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with WSI or any other person or entity;
(c) forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of anything transmitted through the Site;
(d) email or otherwise transmit anything that you do not have a right to transmit under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as insider information, proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements);
(e) email or otherwise transmit anything that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary right ("Rights");
(f) email or otherwise transmit any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising or promotional materials, chain letters or other solicitation;
(g) email or otherwise transmit any material containing software viruses or any other malicious, computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software, hardware, telecommunications equipment or database;
(h) interfere with or disrupt the Site or servers or networks connected to the Site or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Site or otherwise impose an unreasonable or disproportionate burden on the Site;
(i) intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local, state, national or international law, rules or regulations;
(j) attempt to circumvent any passwords or other security features or take any action intended or designed to compromise the privacy or security of the Site, users or other visitors;
(k) reproduce, modify, rent, lease, loan, distribute, sell, trade, resell or otherwise commercially exploit any portion of the Site or create derivative works based on the Site, Software or Licensed Content in whole or in part.
5. Modifications to Site
8. Proprietary Rights
9. Notices and Procedures for Making Claims of Copyright Infringement
Pursuant to Title 17, United States Code, Section 512(c)(2), notifications of claimed copyright infringement should be sent to the Site's legal department. ALL INQUIRIES NOT RELEVANT TO OR NOT COMPLYING WITH THE FOLLOWING PROCEDURE WILL RECEIVE NO RESPONSE.
WSI respects the intellectual property of others, and asks its users and visitors to do the same. WSI will process and investigate notices of alleged infringement and will take appropriate actions under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act ("DMCA") and other applicable intellectual property laws. Upon receipt of notices complying with the DMCA, WSI will act to remove or disable access to any material found to be infringing or found to be the subject of infringing activity and will act to remove or disable access to any reference or link to material or activity that is found to be infringing.
If you believe that your work has been copied in any way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide all of the following information:
(a) a physical or electronic signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive copyright that is allegedly infringed;
(b) a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed;
(c). a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Site;
(d) your address, telephone number, and email address and all other information reasonably sufficient to permit WSI to contact you;
(e) a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
(f) a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your Notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
Notices of claimed copyright infringement should be directed to:
WSI International, Inc.
One South Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
(Please include "Notice of Infringement" in the subject line.)
IMPORTANT NOTE: THE PRECEDING INFORMATION IS PROVIDED EXCLUSIVELY FOR NOTIFYING WSI THAT YOUR COPYRIGHTED MATERIAL MAY HAVE BEEN INFRINGED. ALL OTHER INQUIRIES, SUCH AS PRODUCT-RELATED QUESTIONS AND REQUESTS, OR QUESTIONS ON PRIVACY, WILL NOT RECEIVE A RESPONSE THROUGH THIS PROCESS.
10. DISCLAIMERS AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY
YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT:
(a) YOUR USE OF THE SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE SITE IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. WSI EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT AND NONINTERFERENCE WITH YOUR USE OF ALL OR ANY PART OF THE SITE.
(b) WSI MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT (I) THE SITE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, (II) THE SITE AND/OR ONLINE SERVICES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, ACCURATE OR ERROR-FREE, (III) THE RESULTS OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE SITE WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE, OR (IV) THE QUALITY OF ANY PRODUCTS, SITE, SERVICES, INFORMATION, OR OTHER MATERIAL PURCHASED OR OBTAINED BY YOU THROUGH THE SITE WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS.
(c) ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE SITE IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND THAT YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH MATERIAL.
(e) WSI ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE SITE INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE LICENSED CONTENT, ANY SERVICES or PRODUCT DEPICTIONS OR PRICING SHOWN ON THE SITE, TIMELINESS, DELETION, MIS-DELIVERY OR FAILURE TO STORE ANY USER COMMUNICATIONS OR DATA.
(f) WSI SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHETHER DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF WSI HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), RESULTING FROM: (I) THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE SITE; (II) THE COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE PRODUCTS OR SERVICES, DATA INFORMATION OR SERVICES PURCHASED OR OBTAINED OR MESSAGES RECEIVED OR TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO THROUGH OR FROM THE SITE; (III) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA; (IV) STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT BY YOU, ANY OTHER USER OR ANY OTHER THIRD PARTY ON THE SITE; OR (V) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO THE SITE. TO THE EXTENT THAT SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES OR THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
11. Notice/Opt Out Options
WSI International, Inc.
One South Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
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13. General Information