Last updated: July 2014
This privacy notice covers www.edifecs.com and Edifecs websites that collect information and display these terms. It does not apply to any Edifecs website that does not display or link to this notice, or that have their own privacy notices.
Personal information is any information that can be used to identify or contact a specific person. You may visit this site without providing us any personal information, but certain services on the site may request your personal information (such as your name, email address, and the company you work for) in order to provide you with access to products, services, or information.
Information Collected Automatically
As with all other websites, when you visit www.edifecs.com, Edifecs will automatically collect information during your visit to help operate and improve our site. Automatically collected information includes the time of your visit, referring website address, what kind of browser you are using, your Internet Protocol (IP) address, location, language settings, what operating system you are using, cookie information, what pages you visit, and how long your visit lasts. We also use technologies such as cookies and web beacons (described below) to better understand the pages you visit on our site, the links you click, and other actions you take during your visit.
Use of Information
We use the information collected through www.edifecs.com, including personal information, to provide the services you have requested, and as described in this privacy notice. We do not use or disclose your information except as described in this privacy notice. We do not share personal information about individual users, or the organizations they represent, collected for marketing purposes with any third party without your permission. Edifecs will not rent or sell your personal information to third parties.
Cookies, web beacons and other technologies
Edifecs may also use images known as “Web beacons,” or “single-pixel GIFs” to assist in delivering cookies and to count visitors.
Sharing Your Information with Third Parties
Edifecs occasionally hires other companies to provide limited services on our behalf, such as handling the processing and delivery of mailings, hosting websites, or performing statistical analysis of our website. Those service providers will be permitted to obtain only the personal information they need to deliver the service. They are required to maintain the confidentiality of the information and are prohibited from using it for any other purpose than for delivering the service to Edifecs in accordance with our instructions and policies. We may also disclose personal information as part of a corporate transaction such as a merger or sale of assets.
Finally, we may access, disclose and preserve your personal information when we have a good faith belief that doing so is necessary to comply with applicable law or respond to valid legal process from competent authorities, including from law enforcement or other government agencies; protect our customers, or to help prevent the loss of life or serious injury of anyone; operate and maintain the security of our services, including to prevent or stop an attack on our computer systems or networks; or protect the rights or property of Edifecs.
Where Information is Stored and Processed
Personal information collected on Edifecs sites may be stored and processed in the United States or any other country where Edifecs or its affiliates, subsidiaries, or service providers maintain facilities. Edifecs may retain your personal information for a variety of reasons, such as to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, enforce our agreements, and as long as necessary to provide services.
Changes to our Privacy Notice
We will occasionally update our privacy notice to reflect customer feedback and changes in our privacy policies and practices. When we post changes to a notice, we will revise the "last updated" date at the top of the notice. If there are material changes to the notice or in how Edifecs will use your personal information, we will notify you by prominently posting a notice of such changes before they take effect. We encourage you to periodically review the privacy notice for this site.
Please Contact Us if you have any questions or comments regarding this privacy notice.
1. User Feedback
We welcome your comments and feedback regarding the Sites. However, we do not want and cannot accept any ideas, materials or suggestions you consider to be confidential or proprietary. Accordingly, all comments, feedback, ideas, suggestions and other similar submissions disclosed, submitted or offered to us using the Sites or otherwise (collectively, "Submissions") are not confidential and will become and remain our property. We shall be entitled to use, display, publish, reproduce, modify, transmit, sublicense, translate and create derivative works from and distribute these Submissions in any medium and through any method of distribution, transmission or display for any purpose whatsoever, commercial or otherwise, without compensation or any other obligation to the provider of the Submissions. However, we will not release your name or otherwise publicize the fact that you submitted materials or other information to us unless: (a) we obtain your permission to use your name; or (b) we first notify you that the materials or other information you submit to a particular part of this site will be published or otherwise used with your name on it; or (c) we are required to do so by law.
2. Restrictions On Use of Sites
The Sites may contain other proprietary notices and copyright information, the terms of which must be observed and followed.
We authorize you to download and print documents published by us on the Sites, and use such documents solely for internal viewing and browsing purposes. However, any technical information that you download is also governed by the terms and conditions of your written agreement with Edifecs, if applicable.
Any copying, modification, reproduction, display, incorporation into any other website, or other work mirroring the Sites, redistribution, retransmission or publication of any downloaded material from the Sites is strictly prohibited without Edifecs’ express written consent. You agree not to change or delete any copyright, trademark or other proprietary notices from any copy of the documents which you download or print from the Sites.
You must give us prior written notice if you wish to link any other web page, etc. to our Sites. Such notice should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. We reserve the right to refuse anyone permission to link to our Sites.
You agree to indemnify and hold Edifecs, and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, licensors, 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, transmit or make available through the Sites, your use of the Sites, your connection to the Sites, your violation of the Terms, or your violation of any rights of another.
While Edifecs seeks to provide the most accurate, up-to-date information available, the services, products, programs, directories and information contained in the Sites may, at times, contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors, and may be changed or updated without notice. Edifecs does not guarantee that the services, content or other information provided through the Sites will be accurate or up-to-date and use of such information is at recipient’s own risk. We reserve the right without prior notice to discontinue or change the specifications on products and services offered on the Sites without obligations. From time to time, we may make suggestions or recommendations of certain products or services. However, we make no guarantee as to satisfaction for our suggestions or recommendations or that the suggested or recommended products or services will meet your expectations. Edifecs provides no assurances that any reported problems may be resolved with the use of any information that Edifecs provides. By furnishing information, Edifecs does not grant any licenses to any copyrights, patents or any other intellectual property rights. Edifecs does not want to receive confidential or proprietary information from you through our Sites.
THE SITES, AND THE CONTENT FOUND THEREIN ARE PROVIDED BY EDIFECS ON AN "AS-IS" AND "AS-AVAILBLE" BASIS. EDIFECS AND ITS LICENSORS DO NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE, VALIDITY, ACCURACY, AVAILABILITY, SECURITY, OR RELIABILITY OF, OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF, OR OTHERWISE RESPECTING, THE MATERIALS ON THE SITES, OR ANY WEBSITES LINKED TO THE SITES. EDIFECS AND ITS LICENSORS DISCLAIM ALL REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AS TO THE OPERATION OF THE SITES, AND THE SERVICES, INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS OR VEHICLES INCLUDED THEREIN. DOWNLOAD OF ANY MATERIAL FROM THE SITES IS DONE AT YOUR OWN RISK AND DISCRETION AND YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR ANY LOSS OF DATA THAT MAY RESULT FROM SUCH DOWNLOAD.
SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
5. Limitation of Liability
IN NO EVENT SHALL EDIFECS OR ITS LICENSORS BE LIABLE FOR DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, UNDER ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY (INCLUDING TORT, CONTRACT OR ANY OTHER THEORY), AND INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY DAMAGES RESULTING FROM LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF DATA, LOSS OF PROFITS OR LOSS OF BUSINESS ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THESE TERMS OR THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THE SITE, ITS SERVICES, CONTENT, MATERIALS OR LINKS. THIS LIMITATION WILL APPLY EVEN IF EDIFECS OR ITS LICENSORS HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE AND EVEN IF ANY WARRANTY OR REMEDY FAILS OF ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE. THE TOTAL LIABILITY OF EDIFECS AND ITS LICENSORS WILL BE LIMITED TO THE AMOUNT PAID BY YOU TO US, IF ANY, FOR ACCESSING OR USING THE SITES. ANY CLAIMS RELATING TO MATERIALS DOWNLOADED PURSUANT TO A SEPARATE LICENSE ARE GOVERNED SOLELY BY THAT LICENSE.
6. Termination of Usage
Edifecs may terminate or suspend your access to all or part of the Sites, without notice, for any conduct that we, in our sole discretion, believe is disruptive to the Sites or is in violation of any applicable law or these Terms.
8. Applicable Law
The Sites are controlled by us from our offices within the State of Washington, United States of America. The laws applicable to the interpretation of these Terms shall be the laws of the State of Washington, USA, without regard to any conflict of law provisions. We make no representation that the content found in the Sites is appropriate for access outside of the United States. Those who choose to access the Sites from outside the United States do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws. If any provision within these Terms is held to be invalid or unenforceable, such provision shall be struck and all remaining provisions shall be enforced.