Introduction

These terms and conditions govern your use of this website; by using this website, you accept these terms and conditions in full.   If you disagree with these terms and conditions or any part of these terms and conditions, you must not use this website. 

[This website uses cookies.  By using this website and agreeing to these terms and conditions, you consent to our HLC Government Services Inc.'s use of cookies in accordance with the terms of HLC Government Services Inc.'s [privacy policy / cookies policy].]

License to use website

Unless otherwise stated, HLC Government Services Inc. and/or its licensors own the intellectual property rights in the website and material on the website.  Subject to the license below, all these intellectual property rights are reserved.

You may view, download for caching purposes only, and print pages [or [OTHER CONTENT]] from the website for your own personal use, subject to the restrictions set out below and elsewhere in these terms and conditions.  

You must not:

republish material from this website (including republication on another website);

sell, resell, rent or sub-license material from the website;

show any material from the website in public;

reproduce, duplicate, copy or otherwise exploit material on this website for a commercial purpose;

edit or otherwise modify any material on the website; or

Redistribute material contain or purchased from this website, [except for content specifically and expressly made available for redistribution].

[Where content is specifically made available for redistribution, it may only be redistributed [within your organisation].]

Acceptable use

You must not use this website in any way that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment of the availability or accessibility of the website; or in any way which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity.

You must not use this website to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malicious computer software.

You must not conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities (including without limitation scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting) on or in relation to this website without HLC Government Services Inc’s express written consent.

You must not use this website to transmit or send unsolicited commercial communications.

You must not use this website for any purposes related to marketing without HLC Government Services Inc’s express written consent. 

Restricted access

[Access to certain areas of this website is restricted.]  HLC Government Services Inc. reserves the right to restrict access to [other] areas of this website, or indeed this entire website, at HLC Government Services Inc’s discretion.

If HLC Government Services Inc. provides you with a user ID and password to enable you to access restricted areas of this website or other content or services, you must ensure that the user ID and password are kept confidential.  

[HLC Government Services Inc. may disable your user ID and password in HLC Government Services Inc’s sole discretion without notice or explanation.]

No warranties

This website is provided “as is” without any representations or warranties, express or implied.  HLC Government Services Inc. makes no representations or warranties in relation to this website or the information and materials provided on this website.  

Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing paragraph, HLC Government Services Inc. does not warrant that this website will be constantly available, or available at all

Nothing on this website constitutes, or is meant to constitute, advice of any kind.  [If you require advice in relation to any [legal, financial or medical] matter you should consult an appropriate professional.]

Limitations of liability

HLC Government Services Inc. will not be liable to you (whether under the law of contact, the law of torts or otherwise) in relation to the contents of, or use of, or otherwise in connection with, this website:

[to the extent that the website is provided free-of-charge, for any direct loss;]

for any indirect, special or consequential loss; or

for any business losses, loss of revenue, income, profits or anticipated savings, loss of contracts or business relationships, loss of reputation or goodwill, or loss or corruption of information or data.

These limitations of liability apply even if HLC Government Services Inc. has been expressly advised of the potential loss.

Exceptions

Nothing in this website disclaimer will exclude or limit any warranty implied by law that it would be unlawful to exclude or limit; and nothing in this website disclaimer will exclude or limit HLC Government Services Inc’s liability in respect of any:

death or personal injury caused by HLC Government Services Inc’s negligence;

fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation on the part of HLC Government Services Inc.; or

matter which it would be illegal or unlawful for HLC Government Services Inc. to exclude or limit, or to attempt or purport to exclude or limit, its liability. 

Reasonableness

By using this website, you agree that the exclusions and limitations of liability set out in this website disclaimer are reasonable.  

If you do not think they are reasonable, you must not use this website.

Other parties

[You accept that HLC Government Services Inc. has an interest in limiting the personal liability of its officers and employees.  You agree that you will not bring any claim personally against HLC Government Services Inc’s officers or employees in respect of any losses you suffer in connection with the website.]

[Without prejudice to the foregoing paragraph,] you agree that the limitations of warranties and liability set out in this website disclaimer will protect HLC Government Services Inc’s officers, employees, agents, subsidiaries, successors, assigns and sub-contractors as well as HLC Government Services Inc.. 

Unenforceable provisions

If any provision of this website disclaimer is, or is found to be, unenforceable under applicable law, that will not affect the enforceability of the other provisions of this website disclaimer.

Indemnity

You hereby indemnify HLC Government Services Inc. and undertake to keep HLC Government Services Inc. indemnified against any losses, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses (including without limitation legal expenses and any amounts paid by HLC Government Services Inc. to a third party in settlement of a claim or dispute on the advice of HLC Government Services Inc’s legal advisers) incurred or suffered by HLC Government Services Inc. arising out of any breach by you of any provision of these terms and conditions[, or arising out of any claim that you have breached any provision of these terms and conditions].

Breaches of these terms and conditions

Without prejudice to HLC Government Services Inc’s other rights under these terms and conditions, if you breach these terms and conditions in any way, HLC Government Services Inc. may take such action as HLC Government Services Inc. deems appropriate to deal with the breach, including suspending your access to the website, prohibiting you from accessing the website, blocking computers using your IP address from accessing the website, contacting your internet service provider to request that they block your access to the website and/or bringing court proceedings against you.

Variation

HLC Government Services Inc. may revise these terms and conditions from time-to-time.  Revised terms and conditions will apply to the use of this website from the date of the publication of the revised terms and conditions on this website.  Please check this page regularly to ensure you are familiar with the current version.

Assignment

HLC Government Services Inc. may transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with HLC Government Services Inc’s rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions without notifying you or obtaining your consent. You may not transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with your rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions.  

Severability

If a provision of these terms and conditions is determined by any court or other competent authority to be unlawful and/or unenforceable, the other provisions will continue in effect.  If any unlawful and/or unenforceable provision would be lawful or enforceable if part of it were deleted, that part will be deemed to be deleted, and the rest of the provision will continue in effect. 

Entire agreement

These terms and conditions constitute the entire agreement between you and HLC Government Services Inc. in relation to your use of this website, and any purchases made, and supersede all previous agreements.

Policy

Any purchases containing materials, templates, and/or electronic transfer of data through this website are final.  No refunds will be given for purchases of training courses, training materials, consulting time, or any product. All training courses and GSA Schedule programs must be completed within 90 days of purchase. A request to extend must be made in writing before the 91st day of the purchase and the decision to grant such an extension rest solely in the hands and descretion of HLC. Training courses and eLabs may be transfered to another person, provided HLC recieves and acknowledges a written notice of the change, 48 hours before the scheduled event.

Law and jurisdiction

This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the State of North Carolina.  The parties agree that any legal proceeding related to this Agreement may be brought in an appropriate North Carolina court, and each of the parties hereto hereby consents to the jurisdiction and venue of the courts of the State of North Carolina for this purpose.


Headquarters

HLC Government Services, Inc.

1110 N. Gregson Street

Durham, NC 27701

919-475-4672