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Terms of Use for LinkCAD.com

Acceptance of terms

Gehriger Engineering makes this Web site (the "Site"), including all information, documents, communications, files, text, graphics, software, and products available through the Site (collectively, the "Materials") and all services operated by Gehriger Engineering and third parties through the Site (collectively, the "Services"), available for your use subject to the terms and conditions set forth in this document and any changes to this document that Gehriger Engineering may publish from time to time (collectively, the "Terms of Use").

By accessing or using this Site in any way, including, without limitation, use of any of the Services, downloading of any Materials, or merely browsing the Site, you agree to and are bound by the Terms of Use.

Gehriger Engineering reserves the right to change the Terms of Use and other guidelines or rules posted on the Site from time to time at its sole discretion, and will provide notice of material changes on the home page of the Site. Your continued use of the Site, or any Materials or Services accessible through it, after such notice has been posted constitutes your acceptance of the changes. Your use of the Site will be subject to the most current version of the Terms of Use, rules, and guidelines posted on the Site at the time of such use. You should periodically check the "Terms of Use" link on the Site's home page to view the then-current terms. If you breach any of the Terms of Use, your authorization to use this Site automatically terminates, and any Materials downloaded or printed from the Site in violation of the Terms of Use must be immediately destroyed.

Intellectual property

The Materials and Services on this Site, as well as their selection and arrangement, are protected by copyright, trademark, patent, and/or other intellectual property laws, and any unauthorized use of the Materials or Services at this Site may violate such laws and the Terms of Use. Except as expressly provided herein, Gehriger Engineering and its suppliers do not grant any express or implied rights to use the Materials and Services. You agree not to copy, republish, frame, download, transmit, modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, assign, distribute, license, sublicense, reverse engineer, or create derivative works based on the Site, its Materials, or its Services or their selection and arrangement, except as expressly authorized herein.

Use of Services

When using Services on this Site that are offered by Gehriger Engineering, you shall be subject to any posted guidelines, rules, or licenses applicable to such Services and to the Terms of Use. Such guidelines, rules, or licenses may contain terms and conditions in addition to those in the Terms of Use.

Use of software.

The software and accompanying documentation that is made available to download from this Site is the copyrighted and/or patented work of Gehriger Engineering and/or its suppliers. Use of the software is governed by the terms of the license agreement that accompanies or is included with such software. Absent a license agreement that accompanies the software, use of the software will be governed by the Terms of Use. You agree that you will not decompile, reverse engineer, or otherwise attempt to discover the source code of the software available on the Site.

Use of Gehriger Engineering Content and User Content.

Except as indicated to the contrary elsewhere on this Site, you may view, download, and print the Gehriger Engineering Content and User Content available on this Site subject to the following conditions:

  1. The Gehriger Engineering Content and User Content may be used solely for personal, informational, and internal purposes.
  2. The Gehriger Engineering Content and User Content may not be modified or altered in any way.
  3. The Gehriger Engineering Content and User Content on the Site may not be distributed or sold, rented, leased, or licensed to others.
  4. You may not remove any copyright or other proprietary notices contained in the Gehriger Engineering Content and User Content.
  5. Gehriger Engineering reserves the right to revoke the authorization to view, download, and print the Gehriger Engineering Content and User Content available on this Site at any time, and any such use shall be discontinued immediately upon notice from Gehriger Engineering.
  6. The rights granted to you constitute a license and not a transfer of title.

Important exceptions.

The rights specified above to view, download, and print the Gehriger Engineering Content and User Content available on this Site are not applicable to the design or layout of this Site. Elements of this Site are protected by trade dress and other laws and may not be copied or imitated in whole or in part.

Trademark information

The trademarks, logos, and service marks ("Marks") displayed on this Site are the property of Gehriger Engineering or other third parties. You are not permitted to use the Marks without the prior written consent of Gehriger Engineering or such third party that may own the Marks. LinkCAD and the LinkCAD logo are registered trademarks of Gehriger Engineering.


WARRANTIES AND DISCLAIMERS

EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY PROVIDED OTHERWISE IN A WRITTEN AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOU AND GEHRIGER ENGINEERING OR YOU AND A THIRD PARTY WITH RESPECT TO SUCH PARTY'S MATERIALS OR SERVICES, THIS SITE, AND ALL MATERIALS AND SERVICES ACCESSIBLE THROUGH THIS SITE, ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR THE WARRANTY OF NON-INFRINGEMENT. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, GEHRIGER ENGINEERING MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT (i) THE SERVICES AND MATERIALS WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS; (ii) THE SERVICES AND MATERIALS WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE; (iii) THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE SERVICES OR MATERIALS WILL BE EFFECTIVE, ACCURATE, OR RELIABLE; (iv) THE QUALITY OF ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES, OR MATERIALS PURCHASED OR ACCESSIBLE BY YOU THROUGH THE SITE WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS; AND (v) ANY ERRORS IN THE SOFTWARE OBTAINED FROM OR USED THROUGH THE SITE, OR ANY DEFECTS IN THE SITE, ITS SERVICES, OR MATERIALS, WILL BE CORRECTED.

THIS SITE COULD INCLUDE TECHNICAL OR OTHER MISTAKES, INACCURACIES, OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. GEHRIGER ENGINEERING MAY MAKE CHANGES TO THE MATERIALS AND SERVICES AT THIS SITE, INCLUDING THE PRICES AND DESCRIPTIONS OF ANY PRODUCTS LISTED HEREIN, AT ANY TIME WITHOUT NOTICE. THE MATERIALS OR SERVICES AT THIS SITE MAY BE OUT OF DATE, AND GEHRIGER ENGINEERING MAKES NO COMMITMENT TO UPDATE SUCH MATERIALS OR SERVICES.

YOU UNDERSTAND AND ACKNOWLEDGE THAT (i) GEHRIGER ENGINEERING DOES NOT CONTROL, ENDORSE, OR ACCEPT RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY CONTENT, PRODUCTS, OR SERVICES OFFERED BY THIRD PARTIES THROUGH THE SITE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THIRD-PARTY VENDORS AND THIRD PARTIES ACCESSIBLE THROUGH LINKS ON THE SITE; (ii) GEHRIGER ENGINEERING MAKES NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTIES WHATSOEVER ABOUT ANY SUCH THIRD PARTIES, THEIR CONTENT, PRODUCTS, OR SERVICES; (iii) ANY DEALINGS YOU MAY HAVE WITH SUCH THIRD PARTIES ARE AT YOUR OWN RISK; AND (iv) GEHRIGER ENGINEERING SHALL NOT BE LIABLE OR RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY CONTENT, PRODUCTS, OR SERVICES OFFERED BY THIRD PARTIES.

THE USE OF THE SERVICES OR THE DOWNLOADING OR OTHER USE OF ANY MATERIALS THROUGH THE SITE IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND WITH YOUR AGREEMENT THAT YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM, LOSS OF DATA, OR OTHER HARM THAT RESULTS FROM SUCH ACTIVITIES. GEHRIGER ENGINEERING ASSUMES NO LIABILITY FOR ANY COMPUTER VIRUS OR OTHER SIMILAR SOFTWARE CODE THAT IS DOWNLOADED TO YOUR COMPUTER FROM THE SITE OR IN CONNECTION WITH ANY SERVICES OR MATERIALS OFFERED THROUGH THE SITE. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM GEHRIGER ENGINEERING OR THROUGH OR FROM THE SITE SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THE TERMS OF USE.

SOME STATES OR JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR LIMITATIONS ON HOW LONG AN IMPLIED WARRANTY MAY LAST, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. TO THE EXTENT PERMISSIBLE, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES ARE LIMITED TO NINETY (90) DAYS.

International users

This Site can be accessed from countries around the world and may contain references to Gehriger Engineering products, services, and programs that are not available in your country. These references do not imply that Gehriger Engineering intends to announce such products, services, or programs in your country.

The Site is controlled, operated, and administered by Gehriger Engineering from its offices within Switzerland. Gehriger Engineering makes no representation that the Site, or the Services or Materials available through it, are appropriate or available for use at other locations outside Switzerland, and access to the Site from territories where the Site or any of its Services or Materials are illegal is prohibited. If you access the Site from a location outside Switzerland, you are responsible for compliance with all local laws. See the section on export control laws, below, for further information.

Personal information and privacy

To learn about how Gehriger Engineering protects your personal information, such as your name and address, refer to the Gehriger Engineering Online Privacy Policy. Except as set forth in the Privacy Policy or in the Terms of Use, your personal information will be deemed to be confidential. You understand and agree that we may disclose information about you if we have a good faith belief that we are required to do so by law or legal process, to respond to claims, or to protect the rights, property, or safety of Gehriger Engineering or others, or as stated in our Privacy Policy.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

IN NO EVENT, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, NEGLIGENCE, SHALL GEHRIGER ENGINEERING, ITS SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, AGENTS, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, PARTNERS, OR SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THOSE RESULTING FROM LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS, WHETHER OR NOT GEHRIGER ENGINEERING HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF OR THE INABILITY TO USE THIS SITE, ITS SERVICES, OR MATERIALS, THE STATEMENTS OR ACTIONS OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON OR THROUGH THE SITE, ANY DEALINGS WITH VENDORS OR OTHER THIRD PARTIES, ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA, ANY INFORMATION THAT IS SENT OR RECEIVED OR NOT SENT OR RECEIVED, ANY FAILURE TO STORE OR LOSS OF DATA, FILES, OR OTHER CONTENT, ANY SERVICES AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE THAT ARE DELAYED OR INTERRUPTED, OR ANY WEB SITE REFERENCED OR LINKED TO FROM THIS SITE.

SOME JURISDICTIONS PROHIBIT THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES. ACCORDINGLY, THE LIMITATIONS AND EXCLUSIONS SET FORTH ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

Indemnity and liability

You agree to indemnify and hold Gehriger Engineering, and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, co-branders or other partners, and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of content you submit, post to, or transmit through the Site (including, without limitation, any User Content or computer viruses), your use of the Site, your connection to the Site, your violation of the Terms of Use or your violation of any rights of another person or entity.

Governing law and jurisdiction

This Site (excluding linked sites) is controlled by Gehriger Engineering from its offices in Switzerland. By accessing this Site, you and Gehriger Engineering agree that all matters relating to your access to, or use of, this Site shall be governed by the statutes and laws of Switzerland, without regard to the conflicts of laws principles thereof. You and Gehriger Engineering also agree and hereby submit to the exclusive personal jurisdiction and venue of the courts of Lausanne, Switzerland with respect to such matters.

General

The Terms of Use and other rules, guidelines, licenses, and disclaimers posted on the Site constitute the entire agreement between Gehriger Engineering and you with respect to your use of the Site. If for any reason a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision of the Terms of Use, or portion thereof, to be unenforceable, that provision shall be enforced to the maximum extent permissible so as to effect the intent of the parties as reflected by that provision, and the remainder of the Terms of Use shall continue in full force and effect. Any failure by Gehriger Engineering to enforce or exercise any provision of the Terms of Use or related right shall not constitute a waiver of that right or provision. The section titles used in the Terms of Use are purely for convenience and carry with them no legal or contractual effect.