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Terms of Use

This portion of the Web site "http://www.msti.org/Terms and Conditions" governs your use of our Web site www.msti.org ("our site" or "this site") and/or any portion thereof. Please read these Terms and Conditions carefully before using our site. By using our site, you are indicating that you agree to all of the Terms and Conditions set forth herein. Also, you are indicating that you understand the MST Institute (hereafter referred to as "MSTI") may revise the Terms and Conditions from time to time without providing any notice to you. You should visit this page periodically to review the Terms and Conditions, because your continued use of these site after we have revised the Terms and Conditions will indicate that you accept them as revised. IF YOU DO NOT ACCEPT THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, YOU MAY NOT ACCESS THESE site OR USE ANY OF THE PRODUCTS, SERVICES, OR CONTENT PROVIDED ON OR THROUGH THESE site. In these Terms and Conditions,"you" and "your" refer to any and all individuals and/or entities accessing these site for any reason.

Use of these site

These site are owned and maintained by MSTI. MSTI authorizes you to view and access a single copy of the Content (defined below) available from these site solely for your personal, noncommercial use. You agree not to copy, create derivative works, duplicate, display, distribute, download, upload, modify, publish, publicly perform, sell, resell, transmit, transfer, or exploit for any public or commercial purposes any portion of the "Content", which is defined throughout these Terms and Conditions as all of the products, services, and information, including, but not limited to, all of the page headers, images, graphics, text, logos, button icons, design, layout, software (including source code), sounds, music, video files, and data (collectively, the "Content") provided on www.msti.org. You must retain all copyright, trademark, service mark, and other proprietary notices contained in the original Content in any authorized copy that you make of these site. These site may be used only for lawful purposes. You are not authorized to use these site or Content, except as indicated above, in any manner, including, without limitation: (1) in violation of any applicable law, order, or regulation; (2) in a way that will infringe the copyright, trademark, trade secret, or other intellectual property rights of others or violate the privacy, publicity, or other personal rights of others, or (3) that is defamatory, obscene, threatening, abusive, or hateful. In addition, you shall not breach the security of these site, including, without limitation: (a) accessing data not intended for you or logging into a server account that you are not authorized to access, (b) attempting to probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of a system or network or to breach a security or authentication measure of these site and/or Content without proper authorization, and/or (c) using viruses, spamming, flooding, etc. to interfere with service to any user, host, or network.

Personal Information

You may view information on these site without providing any personal information to MSTI. However, if you decide to provide personal information to these site, it is your responsibility to maintain and promptly update, including, without limitation, your registration (e-mail, password), your profile information, and any other personally identifiable information you may provide to obtain a product or service available on these site (collectively, the "personal information") in order to keep your personal information current, accurate, and complete. You acknowledge and agree that you are solely responsible for the form, content, and accuracy of any information provided by you on these site. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your ID and password, and are fully responsible for all activities on our site that occur under your ID and password. You agree to immediately notify MSTI of any unauthorized use of your ID, password, or other personal information or any other breach of security. You also agree to log off at the end of each session at this site. MSTI cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to adhere to these requirements.

Electronic Communications

You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures, and other communications provided to you electronically by MSTI satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.

Proprietary Rights Digital Millennium Copyright Act Compliance

A. Proprietary Rights. These site are protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. MSTI has exclusive rights to or has been licensed by third parties to use all of the Content (as defined above). All Content is subject to trademark, service mark, trade dress, copyright, and/or other intellectual property rights or licenses held by MSTI. The entire Content of our site is protected by U.S. copyright laws as a collective work, and MSTI owns a copyright in the selection, coordination, arrangement, and enhancement of the Content.

As previously stated above, you may not copy, create derivative works, duplicate, display, distribute, download, upload, modify, publish, publicly perform, sell, resell, transmit, transfer, or exploit for any public or commercial purposes the Content without first obtaining written permission from MSTI via e-mail at msti@mstinstitute.org. Any of these uses of the Content, or any portion thereof, or use of the Content for any purpose other than as explicitly authorized herein constitutes an infringement of MSTI copyrights and other proprietary rights. Use of the Content on any other Web site or other networked computer environment is prohibited without prior written permission from MSTI.

No Warranties

THIS site AND THEIR CONTENT ARE PROVIDED TO YOU ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT NEITHER MSTI NOR ANY OF ITS DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES, AFFILIATES, AND AGENTS, NOR ANY OTHER PARTY INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING, OR DELIVERING ANY CONTENT ON www.msti.org MAKES ANY GUARANTIES OR WARRANTIES, EXPRESSED, IMPLIED, OR STATUTORY, WITH RESPECT TO THESE site AND THEIR CONTENT OR ANY OTHER MATTER, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, WARRANTIES REGARDING THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF ANY CONTENT, WARRANTIES THAT THE CONTENT WILL BE FREE OF ERRORS, OR WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD-PARTY RIGHTS. MSTI MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES THAT USE OF THESE site WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR TAKING ALL PRECAUTIONS NECESSARY TO ENSURE THAT ANY CONTENT YOU OBTAIN FROM OR PROVIDE TO THESE site IS FREE OF VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, WORMS, TIME BOMBS, CANCELBOTS, AND OTHER COMPUTER PROGRAMMING ROUTINES OR ENGINES THAT ARE INTENDED TO DAMAGE, DETRIMENTALLY INTERFERE WITH, SURREPTITIOUSLY INTERCEPT, OR EXPROPRIATE ANY SYSTEM, DATA, OR INFORMATION.

Limitation of Liability

MSTI AND ITS DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES, AFFILIATES, AND AGENTS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY LOSS, COST, DAMAGE, OR OTHER INJURY, OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), OR OTHERWISE, ARISING OUT OF OR CAUSED IN WHOLE OR IN PART BY: (I) YOUR USE OF, INABILITY TO USE, OR RELIANCE ON, ANY PART OF THESE site OR THEIR CONTENT, (II) ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY PART OF THESE site OR IN THE CONTENT THEREIN, OR (III) MSTI OR ANY OTHER PERSON'S PERFORMANCE OF ANY OBLIGATIONS UNDER OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS. IN NO EVENT WILL MSTI OR ANY OF ITS DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES, AFFILIATES, AND AGENTS BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY PUNITIVE, CONSEQUENTIAL, DIRECT, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR SIMILAR DAMAGES, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.

Some jurisdictions do not allow the limitation or exclusion of liability for certain damages, in which case the liability of MSTI and its directors, officers, employees, representatives, affiliates, and agents shall be limited in accordance with these Terms and Conditions to the fullest extent permitted by law. You specifically waive any claims you may have arising out of your use of www.msti.org. Without limiting the foregoing, if MSTI or any of its directors, officers, employees, representatives, affiliates, and agents is found liable to you for any claims or matters arising under or in connection with these terms and conditions, our aggregate and maximum liability for all such matters and claims shall not exceed the total amount paid by you to MSTI, if any, for the specific service or product giving rise to such liability. You expressly agree that use of these site and their Content on www.msti.org is at your own risk. Any Content downloaded or otherwise obtained through these site is done so at your own initiative and you are solely responsible for any damage to your computer system or loss of data resulting from such Content.

Modifications

MSTI reserves the right to modify this sit and the Terms and Conditions and any other policies governing this site at any time. Modifications may be posted on these site, and users are deemed to be apprised of and bound by any changes to this site.