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January 2012

These Web Site Terms of Use ("Terms of Use") govern your access to and use of mil-spec.org, any information, text, graphics, or other materials appearing on the Sites (the "Content"), and any services provided through the Site (the "Services"). Your access to and use of the Site, Content, and/or Services are expressly conditioned on your compliance with these Terms of Use. By accessing or using the Site, Content or Services, you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use.

Modification of Terms of Use

You acknowledge and agree that MIL.SPEC may revise these Terms of Use from time to time. By continuing to access or use the Site, Content or Services after MIL.SPEC makes any such revision, you agree to be bound by the revised Terms of Use.

Privacy

Please see the MIL.SPEC Privacy Policy for information and notices concerning MIL.SPEC's collection and use of your personal information.

Registration and Passwords

Some Services or areas of the Site may require you to register. If you choose to register, you must submit a valid email address and select a username and password during the registration process, and be at least 18 years of age. You are responsible for safeguarding the password that you use to access any secure areas of the Site. You agree not to disclose your password to any third party. You agree to take sole responsibility for any activities or actions under your password, whether or not you have authorized such activities or actions. You will immediately notify MIL.SPECof any unauthorised use of your password. MIL.SPEC reserves the right to refuse providing Services or access to the Site to any user, or to delete accounts created by users who appropriate the name, likeness, email address or other personally identifiable information of another individual.

Use of Content

You may only use the Site, Services or Content for your personal and non-commercial purposes, and subject to the restrictions set forth in these Terms of Use. Furthermore, the Site and Content made available through the Site may contain links to other web sites that are completely independent of MIL.SPEC. MIL.SPEC makes no representation or warranty as the accuracy, completeness or authenticity of the information contained on such web sites. Under no circumstances will MIL.SPEC be liable in any way for any Content or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Content posted, emailed, linked or otherwise made available via the Site. You are also fully responsible for any Content you post on the Site and to the consequences of any such Content.

Ownership Rights

All ownership rights, title, and interest in and to the Site, Content and Services are and will remain the exclusive property of MIL.SPEC. The Site, Content and Services are protected by copyright, trademark, and other laws of both the United States of America and other countries. Except as expressly permitted in these Terms of Use, you may not reproduce, modify or prepare derivative works based upon, distribute, sell, transfer, publicly display, publicly perform, transmit, or otherwise use the Site, Content or Services. You may not copy or modify the HTML code used to generate web pages on the Sites. You may not use the Site, Content or Services on or in connection with any other web Sites, for any purpose.

If you send any communications or materials to the Site by electronic mail or otherwise, including any comments, data, questions or suggestions, such communications or materials are, and will be treated as, non-confidential and non-propriety. You will not claim that any use of such communications or materials by MIL.SPEC violates your rights, including moral rights, privacy rights, proprietary or other property right. Any materials submitted by you to the Site may be adapted, broadcast, changed, copied, disclosed, licensed, posted, published or sold by MIL.SPEC. MIL.SPEC may freely use, without compensation to you, any concepts, ideas, know-how or techniques contained in any communication you send or feedback you provide to MIL.SPEC.

General Prohibitions

You agree not to do any of the following while using the Site, Content or Services:

  • Post, publish or transmit any text, graphics, or material that: (i) is false or misleading; (ii) is defamatory; (iii) invades another's privacy; (iv) is obscene or offensive; (v) promotes racism, hatred or harm against any individual or group; (vi) infringes another's rights, including any intellectual property rights; or (vii) violates, or encourages any conduct that would violate, any applicable law or regulation or would give rise to civil liability.
  • Access, tamper with, or use non-public areas of the Site, MIL.SPEC’s computer systems, or the technical delivery systems of MIL.SPEC's providers;
  • Attempt to probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of any system or network or breach any security or authentication measures;
  • Attempt to access or search the Site, Content or Services with any engine, software, tool, agent, device or mechanism other than the software and/or search agents provided by MIL.SPEC or other generally available third party web browsers (such as Microsoft Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox);
  • Attempt to decipher, decompile, disassemble or reverse engineer any of the software used to provide the Site, Content or Services; or
  • Interfere with, or attempt to interfere with, the access of any user, host or network, including, without limitation, sending a virus, overloading, flooding, spamming, or mail-bombing the Site.

MIL.SPEC will have the right to investigate and prosecute violations of any of the above, including intellectual property rights infringement and Site security issues, to the fullest extent of the law. MIL.SPEC may involve and cooperate with law enforcement authorities in prosecuting users who violate these Terms of Use. You acknowledge that MIL.SPEC has no obligation to monitor your access to or use of the Site, Content and Services, but has the right to do so for the purpose of operating the Site, to ensure your compliance with these Terms of Use, or to comply with applicable law or the order or requirement of a court, government agency or regulatory authority.

Termination

Should you violate any of these Terms of Use, your permission to use the Site, Content and Services will terminate automatically. MIL.SPEC reserves the right to revoke your access to and use of the Site, Content and Services at any time, with or without cause. MIL.SPEC also reserves the right to cease providing or to change the Site, Content or Services at any time and without notice.

No Warranty

THE SITE, CONTENT AND SERVICES ARE PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OR CONDITION OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, MIL.SPEC EXPLICITLY DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTIES OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, MIL.SPEC MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT THE SITE, CONTENT OR SERVICES WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR BE AVAILABLE ON AN UNINTERRUPTED, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE BASIS. MIL.SPEC MAKES NO WARRANTY REGARDING THE QUALITY OF ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES, OR INFORMATION PURCHASED OR OBTAINED THROUGH THE SITE, CONTENT OR SERVICES, OR THE ACCURACY, TIMELINESS, TRUTHFULNESS, COMPLETENESS OR RELIABILITY OF ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED THROUGH THE SITE, CONTENT OR SERVICES.

Indemnity

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless MIL.SPEC, its directors, employees and agents, from and against any claims, liabilities, damages, losses, and expenses, including, without limitation, reasonable legal and accounting fees, arising out of or in any way connected with your access to or use of the Site, Content or Services, or your violation of these Terms of Use.

Limitation of Liability

TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, NEITHER MIL.SPEC NOR ANY OTHER PARTY INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING, OR DELIVERING THE SITE, CONTENT OR SERVICES WILL BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES RESULTING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO OR USE OF, OR INABILITY TO ACCESS OR USE, THE SITE, CONTENT OR SERVICES, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE) OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, WHETHER OR NOT COSWORTH HAS BEEN INFORMED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE, EVEN IF A REMEDY SET FORTH HEREIN IS FOUND TO HAVE FAILED OF ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE. YOU SPECIFICALLY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT MIL.SPEC IS NOT LIABLE FOR THE DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF OTHER USERS OR THIRD PARTIES AND THAT THE RISK OF INJURY FROM THE FOREGOING RESTS ENTIRELY WITH YOU. FURTHER, MIL.SPEC WILL HAVE NO LIABILITY TO YOU OR TO ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY THIRD-PARTY CONTENT UPLOADED ONTO OR DOWNLOADED FROM THE SITE OR THROUGH THE SERVICES.

Severability

In the event that any provision of these Terms of Use is held to be invalid or unenforceable, the remaining provisions of these Terms of Use will remain in full force and affect.

Waiver

The failure of MIL.SPEC to enforce any right or provision of these Terms of Use will not be deemed a wavier of such right or provision.

Jurisdiction

These Terms of Use and any action related thereto will be governed by US law, without regard to its conflict of law provisions.

Entire Agreement

These Terms of Use are the entire and exclusive agreement between MIL.SPEC and you regarding the Site, Content and Services, and these Terms of Use supersede and replace any prior agreements between MIL.SPEC and you regarding the Site, Content and Services.