Terms of Use

Effective February 8, 2018

Welcome to the website of Populous Holdings, Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates, collectively, “Populous,” “we,” or “us”).  By using our website(s) (“Site”), you consent to these Terms of Use.  If you do not agree with the Terms of Use, you may not use our Site.

Your use of the Site and our services is subject to your compliance with these Terms of Use, as well as any other written agreement between us and you. You also agree to comply with any additional rules, conditions, guidelines or terms or conditions of use specific to the services or materials provided by us or made available through the Site.

We may, in our sole discretion and in addition to any other remedies available to us, with or without cause or notice, withdraw, suspend or discontinue at any time your use of the Site or services, or any of their functions, features, materials or content.

We may update these Terms from time to time. Please ensure you check the Terms each time you access or use this site.  If we make material changes to the Terms, we will post the revised Terms and the revised effective date at the bottom of these Terms. Your continued use of any of the service after the date of any such changes become effective constitutes your acceptance of the new Terms.

Your personal information will be used and protected in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

User Conduct

You agree that you will comply with these Terms of Use and that you will not engage in conduct or communications that: (a) are obscene, fraudulent, indecent, defamatory, abusive, harassing, or threatening to others; (b) contain any viruses, malware, worms, time bombs, cancelbots, or other disabling devices or other harmful component intended to or that may damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept, or expropriate any system, data, or personal information; (c) advocate or encourage any illegal activity; (d) infringe on the copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret, right of publicity, or other intellectual property or proprietary right of any third party; (e) violate the privacy of individuals, including, but not limited to, other users of the Site; or (f) violate any applicable local, state, national or international law.

Intellectual Property

This Site, and the information which it contains, is the property of Populous and its licensors, and is protected from unauthorized copying and dissemination by United States copyright law, trademark law, international conventions and other intellectual property laws. “Populous” is a trademark or a registered trademark of Populous Holdings.  All Populous product names and logos are trademarks or registered trademarks of Populous. All other company and product names and logos are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners in certain countries.

No part of the Site may be reproduced or transmitted in any form, by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying and recording, except that Populous authorizes you to view, copy, download, and print Populous documents available on this web site, provided that you use the documents solely for noncommercial, informational purposes, that you not modify the documents, and that you not remove copyright, trademark, and other proprietary notices.

Nothing contained on this Site should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right to use this web site or any documents displayed on this web site, through the use of framing or otherwise, except as expressly permitted by these Terms or with the prior written permission of Populous.

By sending or posting any information or material, you grant Populous an unrestricted, irrevocable, worldwide, non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, display, perform, modify, transmit and distribute such information or material, and you agree that Populous is free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques that you send or post for any purpose, including to create derivative works therefrom.

We respect the intellectual property of others, and we ask you to do the same. If you or any user of this site believes its copyright, trademark or other property rights have been infringed by a posting on this site, you or the user should send notification to our Designated Agent (as identified below) immediately. To be effective, the notification must include:

  1. Identify in sufficient detail the copyrighted work that you believe has been infringed upon or other information sufficient to specify the copyrighted work being infringed).
  2. Identify the material that you claim is infringing the copyrighted work listed in item #1 above.
  3. Provide information reasonably sufficient to permit us to contact you (email address is preferred).
  4. Provide information, if possible, sufficient to permit us to notify the owner/administrator of the allegedly infringing webpage or other content (email address is preferred).
  5. Include the following statement: “I have a good faith belief that use of the copyrighted materials described above as allegedly infringing is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.”
  6. Include the following statement: “I swear, under penalty of perjury, that the information in the notification is accurate and that I am the copyright owner or am authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.”
  7. Sign the paper.
  8. Send the written communication to the following address:

Designated Agent for Claimed Infringement:

Contact: info@populous.com
Address: 4800 Main Street, Suite 300, Kansas City, Missouri 64112 USA

Phone: 816 221 1500

You acknowledge and agree that upon receipt of a notice of a claim of copyright infringement, we may immediately remove the identified materials from our site without liability to you or any other party and that the claims of the complaining party and the party that originally posted the materials will be referred to the United States Copyright Office for adjudication as provided in the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.

Third Party Sites and Information

This site may link you to other sites on the Internet or otherwise include references to information, documents, software, materials and/or services provided by other parties. These sites may contain information or material that some people may find inappropriate or offensive. These other sites and parties are not under our control, and you acknowledge that we are not responsible for the accuracy, copyright compliance, legality, decency, or any other aspect of the content of such sites, nor are we responsible for errors or omissions in any references to other parties or their products and services. The inclusion of such a link or reference is provided merely as a convenience and does not imply endorsement of, or association with, the site or party by us, or any warranty of any kind, either express or implied.

No Warranties

THIS SITE AND ITS CONTENT ARE FOR GENERAL INFORMATION ONLY AND PROVIDED “AS IS” WITH NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND.

WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT YOUR USE OF THE SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR WITHOUT PROBLEMS OR ERRORS, THAT DEFECTS IN OR ON THE SITE WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THE SITE OR THE SERVERS THAT MAKE THE SITE AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. YOU ASSUME THE ENTIRE RISK OF ANY RELIANCE ON THE SITE OR ITS CONTENTS.

The information on the Site does not constitute the rendering of legal, accounting, tax or other such professional advice.

Populous shall not be liable for any content, including, but not limited to, any errors or omissions in any content, or any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any content posted, emailed or otherwise transmitted via the Site.

Limitation of Liability

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL POPULOUS, ITS AFFILIATES OR ITS SUBSIDIARIES, OR THE RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, SPONSORS OR AGENTS BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE OR OTHER DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING IN ANY WAY TO THE SITE, THE SERVICES AVAILABLE ON THE SITE OR INFORMATION CONTAINED WITHIN THE SITE, EVEN IF YOU HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

YOUR SOLE REMEDY FOR DISSATISFACTION WITH THIS SITE OR THE SERVICES IS TO STOP USING THE SITE OR SERVICES.  NOTWITHSTANDING THESE LIMITATIONS, ANY LIABILITY UNDER THESE TERMS OF USE SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE AMOUNT PAID FOR USE OF THE SITE, IF ANY.

Some jurisdictions prohibit the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, so the above limitations may not apply to you.

Indemnification

Upon a request by us, you agree to defend, indemnify, and hold us and our Affiliates harmless from all liabilities, claims, and expenses, including attorney’s fees, that arise from your use or misuse of this site. We reserve the right, at our own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will cooperate with us in asserting any available defenses.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction

This site (excluding any linked sites) is controlled by us from our offices within the State of Missouri, United States of America. As you may reside in another jurisdiction, by accessing this site both of us agree that the statutes and laws of the State of Missouri, without regard to the conflicts of laws principles thereof and the United Nations Convention on the International Sales of Goods, will apply to all matters relating to the use of this site and the purchase of products and services available through this site. Each of us agrees and hereby submits to the exclusive personal jurisdiction and venue any court of competent jurisdiction within the State of Missouri with respect to such matters.