1. INTRODUCTION AND ACCEPTANCE
These Terms apply to the application controlled by UL LLC (“UL”) or its affiliated entities (sometimes referred to as “us”, “we”, or “our”) where these Terms are posted (the “App”).
CAREFULLY READ THESE TERMS BEFORE USING THE APP AS THEY AFFECT YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS. THESE TERMS REQUIRE YOU TO GRANT US CERTAIN CONSENTS, RIGHTS AND LICENSES AND LIMIT OUR LIABILITY AND OBLIGATIONS TO YOU. BY USING THE APP, YOU AGREE TO THESE TERMS. DO NOT USE THE APP IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS.
2. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
The trademarks, trade names, trade dress, logos, and service marks (collectively, the “Trademarks”) displayed on this App are the registered and/or unregistered Trademarks of UL, or such other third party that may own the displayed Trademarks. Nothing contained on this App or in the Terms serves to grant to you, by implication or otherwise, any license or right to use any Trademarks displayed on this App without the written permission of UL or such other third party that may own the displayed Trademarks.
Site Contents and Copyright
The text, Trademarks, logos, images, graphics, photos, application functionality, or any other digital media, and their arrangement on this App (“Content”) are all subject to patent, copyright, trademark and other intellectual property protection. Content may not be copied for commercial redistribution, nor may Content be modified, processed, or reposted to other on line services. Access to and uses of this App are solely for your access to UL products, information, and education. You may download, copy or print the Content of this App for your internal use only. No right, title or interest in any of the Content of this App is transferred to you as a result of any downloading, copying, printing or using this App. You may not reproduce, distribute, publicly display, publicly perform, create derivative works, publish, or transmit Content or any element of the App, except as permitted by these Terms. All rights not expressly granted to you by these Terms are reserved.
3. PORTAL ACCESS, CONTENT AND PROHIBITED USES
THE APP CONTAINS SUMMARY INFORMATION OF LAWS, REGULATIONS AND STANDARDS IN VARIOUS JURISDICTIONS AROUND THE WORLD AND IS SOLELY INTENDED TO BE A GENERAL AND EDUCATIONAL INFORMATION RESOURCE REGARDING THE MATTERS COVERED. WHILE WE TRY TO PROVIDE UP TO DATE AND ACCURATE INFORMATION ON LAWS, REGULATIONS AND STANDARDS IN VARIOUS JURISDICTIONS AROUND THE WORLD, LAWS, REGULATIONS AND STANDARDS CAN CHANGE AND INACCURACIES CAN OCCUR. THE INFORMATION IS NOT INTENDED TO CONSTITUTE A DEFINITIVE OR COMPLETE STATEMENT OF THE LAW, REGULATION, OR STANDARD ON ANY SUBJECT AND SHOULD NOT BE RELIED UPON FOR LEGAL ADVICE OR REGULATORY COMPLIANCE PURPOSES. THE USER SHOULD NOT CONSTRUE THE APP INFORMATION AS LEGAL ADVICE OR OPINION, NOR DOES YOUR USE OF THE APP CREATE ANY ATTORNEY-CLIENT RELATIONSHIP. ACCORDINGLY, USE OF THE APP AND ANY INFORMATION RETRIEVED, PROVIDED OR DISPLAYED IS AT THE DISCRETION AND RISK OF THE USER. UL MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES AS TO THE COMPLETENESS, ACCURACY OR FITNESS FOR ANY PURPOSE OF THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE APP, AND DOES NOT GUARANTEE ANY PARTICULAR RESULT OR OUTCOME FROM USE OF THE APP. UL, ITS SUBSIDIARIES, EMPLOYEES AND AGENTS SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE TO ANYONE FOR THE USE OR NON-USE OF THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE APP, AND SHALL NOT INCUR ANY OBLIGATION OR LIABILITY FOR DAMAGES, INCLUDING CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE APP.
You are prohibited from using the App or its Content: (a) for any unlawful purpose; (b) to solicit others to perform or participate in any unlawful acts; (c) to violate any international, federal, or state regulations, rules, laws, or local ordinances; (d) to infringe upon or violate our intellectual property rights or the intellectual property rights of others; (e) to spam, phish, pharm, pretext, spider, crawl, or scrape; (f) to interfere with or circumvent the security features of this App. We reserve the right to terminate your account or otherwise deny you access to the App in our sole discretion for any or no reason without notice and without liability.
YOU AGREE TO INDEMNIFY AND HOLD UL, ITS DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, BUSINESS PARTNERS AND AFFILIATES HARMLESS FROM AND AGAINST ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, DAMAGES, COSTS AND EXPENSES, INCLUDING ATTORNEY FEES, ARISING FROM OR RELATED TO YOUR USE OF THIS APP OR BREACH OF THESE TERMS. You agree to cooperate fully with us in the defense of any claim that is the subject of your obligations under these Terms.
5. COOKIE AND TRACKING TECHNOLOGY NOTICE AND DISCLAIMERS
THE APP AND CONTENT ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND “WITH ALL FAULTS.” UL MAKES NO WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO ITS USE, CONTENT ACCURACY, APPROPRIATENESS, AVAILABILITY, SECURITY, USEFULNESS, TIMELINESS, OR INFORMATIONAL CONTENT OF THE APP OR CONTENT, OR PERFORMANCE OF THIS APP, THAT THE APP WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT OR MISAPPROPRIATION OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS OF THIRD PARTIES, CUSTOM, TRADE, OR QUIET ENJOYMENT. AS A USER, YOU ASSUME ALL RISKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES FOR YOUR USE OF THE APP, AND UL MAKES NO REPRESENTATION THAT THE CONTENT APPEARING ON OR DOWNLOADED FROM THE APP IS COMPATIBLE WITH YOUR ACCESS DEVICE OR FREE FROM ERROR OR VIRUSES. NO UL EMPLOYEE, AGENT OR REPRESENTATIVE IS AUTHORIZED TO MODIFY OR AMEND THIS WARRANTY. TO THE EXTENT ALLOWABLE BY EXISTING LAW; UL DISCLAIMS ALL OTHER WARRANTIES, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, WITH RESPECT TO THIS APP AND ITS CONTENT.
SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OR LIMITATION ON HOW LONG AN IMPLIED WARRANTY LASTS, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
6. LIMITATION ON LIABILITY
YOU ACKNOWLEDGE, BY YOUR USE OF THE APP: (1) THAT YOUR USE OF THE APP IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK; AND (2) THAT UL WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND RELATED TO YOUR USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE APP, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, ERROR, OMISSION, INTERRUPTION, COMPUTER VIRUS, OR NETWORK OR INTERNET FAILURE, OR INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, COMPENSATORY OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS AND/OR LOSS OF OR DAMAGE TO PROPERTY WHETHER THE ALLEGED LIABILITY IS BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR ANY OTHER BASIS, EVEN IF UL HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
FURTHERMORE, YOU AGREE THAT ANY CLAIM OR CAUSE OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF, RELATING TO, OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE APP, THESE TERMS OR APPLICABLE ADDITIONAL TERMS MUST COMMENCE WITHIN ONE (1) YEAR AFTER THE EVENT GIVING RISE TO THE CLAIM OR CAUSE OF ACTION. FAILURE TO BRING THE CLAIM OR CAUSE OF ACTION WITHIN THE ONE (1) YEAR PERIOD SHALL RESULT IN THE CLAIM OR CAUSE OF ACTION BEING PERMANENTLY BARRED.
BECAUSE SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, UL’S, ITS PARENT’S, SUBSIDIARIES’, AFFILIATES’, AGENTS’, BUSINESS PARTNERS’ LICENSORS’ AND SUPPLIERS’ DAMAGES IN SUCH JURISDICTIONS SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
7. COPYRIGHT COMPLIANCE
UL respects the rights of all copyright holders and has adopted and implemented a policy that provides for the termination, in appropriate circumstances, of users who infringe the rights of copyright holders. If you believe that your work has been copied or used in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide UL the following information required by the Online Copyright Infringement Liability Limitation Act of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. 512:
- A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;
- Identification of the copyright work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site;
- Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material;
- Information reasonably sufficient to permit us to contact the complaining party;
- A statement that the complaining party has a good-faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
- A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
For copyright inquiries under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act please contact UL at: firstname.lastname@example.org
8. CHOICE OF LAW; JURISDICTION AND VENUE
These Terms shall be construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Illinois without regard to its conflict of laws rules. Any legal proceedings against UL that may arise out of, relate to, or be in any way connected with our App or these Terms, shall be brought exclusively in the state and federal courts located in Cook County, Illinois and you waive any jurisdictional, venue, or inconvenient forum objections to such courts.
9. AMENDMENT AND ADDITIONAL TERMS
We reserve the right to modify, change, or add terms or features of the App at any time, and at our sole discretion. Any additional terms that we may provide to you in connection with use of the App will be incorporated by reference into these Terms and will become effective from the date they are posted on the App.
YOU EXPRESSLY RELEASE UL FROM ANY CLAIM RELATED TO YOUR USE OF THE PORTAL, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, HARM RESULTING FROM A CAUSE BEYOND OUR CONTROL, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, LEGAL DISPUTES OR PENALTIES RELATED TO THE SALE, USE, MISUSE OF YOUR PRODUCTS, FAILURE OF ELECTRONIC OR MECHANICAL EQUIPMENT OR COMMUNICATION LINES, DAMAGE TO ACCESS DEVICES, TELEPHONE OR OTHER INTERCONNECT PROBLEMS, COMPUTER VIRUSES, UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS, THEFT, OPERATOR ERRORS, ACTS OF GOD OR NATURAL DISASTERS, STRIKES, OR OTHER LABOR PROBLEMS, WARS OR GOVERNMENTAL RESTRICTIONS.
You may not use the App or export content, including, without limitation, Content or other information and materials, in violation of the export laws of the United States or any other country. If you access the App from a location outside of the United States, you are responsible for compliance with all applicable laws. Access to and use of the App from territories where the App’s content is illegal is prohibited.
Statute of Limitation
You agree that regardless of any statute or law the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of the App or these Terms must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred.
Entire Agreement and Conflicting Terms.