PRIVACY NOTICE FOR THE IUOE WEBSITE
The IUOE has created this privacy notice to explain how we use information that you may provide while visiting our website and to demonstrate our firm commitment to Internet privacy. The IUOE may modify this policy from time to time so we encourage you to check back when revisiting this website.
The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for this website. The type and amount of information received depends on how you use the site.
Website Usage/Information Collection
When you visit the IUOE website, we automatically obtain information from you about the name of your Internet service provider, the browser and type of computer you are using, the website that referred you to us, the pages you request and the date and time of those requests. We use this information on an aggregate basis to generate statistics and measure site activity to improve the usefulness of the site to our visitors. For example, we use this information to track which pages are most popular among visitors as a whole. We do not track the pages you or any individual visitor may look at during a visit to our site and we do not collect any other information without your knowledge and permission. We do not collect or store personally identifiable information, such as your name, mailing address, e-mail address or phone number, unless you provide that information.
IUOE's Sharing of Personally Identifiable Information
The IUOE may exchange limited personally identifiable information (such as name and e-mail address) with partner organizations when people correspond with the IUOE.
The IUOE website will not post your personal contact information, including e-mail address, street address and phone numbers, without your consent. Without such consent, website staff will withhold posting personal contact information for that individual.
Opting Out of E-mail Lists
People who subscribe to e-mail lists via the website will receive periodic updates from the IUOE by regular mail, fax or e-mail. You may opt out of receiving future information via e-mail by using the unsubscribe procedure specified on the e-mail message or by sending an e-mail message with the name of the list you are a member of to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
This site contains hypertext links to other sites. The IUOE is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site, and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this website.
All user information is restricted in our offices. All employees are kept up-to-date on our security and privacy practices. Finally, the servers that store sensitive information are kept in a secure environment.
If you send us an e-mail, you should know that e-mail is not necessarily secure against interception. So, if your communication includes sensitive information like your bank account, charge card, or social security number, contact us by mail or by telephone rather than by e-mail.
Corrections/Updating Personal Information:
If your personal information changes (such as your ZIP code), or if you wish to have your information removed from our database, contact us and we will correct, update or remove that personal data provided to us.
If you experience technical problems with the operation of this web site, contact us by e-mailing: email@example.com.
IUOE Web Coordinator
1125 17th St., NW
Washington, DC 20036
AGREEMENT BETWEEN USER AND IUOE
The IUOE Web Site is comprised of various Web pages operated by IUOE.
The IUOE Web Site is offered to you conditioned on your acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions, and notices contained herein. Your use of the IUOE Web Site constitutes your agreement to all such terms, conditions, and notices.
IUOE reserves the right to change the terms, conditions, and notices under which the IUOE Web Site is offered, including but not limited to the charges associated with the use of the IUOE Web Site.
LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES
The IUOE Web Site may contain links to other Web Sites ("Linked Sites"). The Linked Sites are not under the control of IUOE and IUOE is not responsible for the contents of any Linked Site, including without limitation any link contained in a Linked Site, or any changes or updates to a Linked Site. IUOE is not responsible for webcasting or any other form of transmission received from any Linked Site. IUOE is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by IUOE of the site or any association with its operators.
NO UNLAWFUL OR PROHIBITED USE
As a condition of your use of the IUOE Web Site, you warrant to IUOE that you will not use the IUOE Web Site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices. You may not use the IUOE Web Site in any manner which could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the IUOE Web Site or interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of the IUOE Web Site. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the IUOE Web Sites.
USE OF COMMUNICATION SERVICES
The IUOE Web Site may contain bulletin board services, chat areas, news groups, forums, communities, personal web pages, calendars, and/or other message or communication facilities designed to enable you to communicate with the public at large or with a group (collectively, "Communication Services"), you agree to use the Communication Services only to post, send and receive messages and material that are proper and related to the particular Communication Service. By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree that when using a Communication Service, you will not:
IUOE has no obligation to monitor the Communication Services. However, IUOE reserves the right to review materials posted to a Communication Service and to remove any materials in its sole discretion. IUOE reserves the right to terminate your access to any or all of the Communication Services at any time without notice for any reason whatsoever.
IUOE reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in IUOE's sole discretion.
Always use caution when giving out any personally identifying information about yourself or your children in any Communication Service. IUOE does not control or endorse the content, messages or information found in any Communication Service and, therefore, IUOE specifically disclaims any liability with regard to the Communication Services and any actions resulting from your participation in any Communication Service. Managers and hosts are not authorized IUOE spokespersons, and their views do not necessarily reflect those of IUOE.
Materials uploaded to a Communication Service may be subject to posted limitations on usage, reproduction and/or dissemination. You are responsible for adhering to such limitations if you download the materials.
MATERIALS PROVIDED TO IUOE OR POSTED AT ANY IUOE WEB SITE
IUOE does not claim ownership of the materials you provide to IUOE (including feedback and suggestions) or post, upload, input or submit to any IUOE Web Site or its associated services (collectively "Submissions"). However, by posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission you are granting IUOE, its affiliated companies and necessary sublicensees permission to use your Submission in connection with the operation of their Internet businesses including, without limitation, the rights to: copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate and reformat your Submission; and to publish your name in connection with your Submission.
No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of your Submission, as provided herein. IUOE is under no obligation to post or use any Submission you may provide and may remove any Submission at any time in IUOE's sole discretion.
By posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission you warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to your Submission as described in this section including, without limitation, all the rights necessary for you to provide, post, upload, input or submit the Submissions.
THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES INCLUDED IN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THE IUOE WEB SITE MAY INCLUDE INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. CHANGES ARE PERIODICALLY ADDED TO THE INFORMATION HEREIN. IUOE AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS AND/OR CHANGES IN THE IUOE WEB SITE AT ANY TIME. ADVICE RECEIVED VIA THE IUOE WEB SITE SHOULD NOT BE RELIED UPON FOR PERSONAL, MEDICAL, LEGAL OR FINANCIAL DECISIONS AND YOU SHOULD CONSULT AN APPROPRIATE PROFESSIONAL FOR SPECIFIC ADVICE TAILORED TO YOUR SITUATION.
IUOE AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY, RELIABILITY, AVAILABILITY, TIMELINESS, AND ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS CONTAINED ON THE IUOE WEB SITE FOR ANY PURPOSE. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, ALL SUCH INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OR CONDITION OF ANY KIND. IUOE AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THIS INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
IUOE reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to the IUOE Web Site and the related services or any portion thereof at any time, without notice. GENERAL To the maximum extent permitted by law, this agreement is governed by the laws of the State of Washington, U.S.A. and you hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts in King County, Washington, U.S.A. in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of the IUOE Web Site. Use of the IUOE Web Site is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these terms and conditions, including without limitation this paragraph. You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and IUOE as a result of this agreement or use of the IUOE Web Site. IUOE's performance of this agreement is subject to existing laws and legal process, and nothing contained in this agreement is in derogation of IUOE's right to comply with governmental, court and law enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of the IUOE Web Site or information provided to or gathered by IUOE with respect to such use. If any part of this agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the agreement shall continue in effect. Unless otherwise specified herein, this agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the user and IUOE with respect to the IUOE Web Site and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written, between the user and IUOE with respect to the IUOE Web Site. A printed version of this agreement and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this agreement to the same extent an d subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form. It is the express wish to the parties that this agreement and all related documents be drawn up in English.
COPYRIGHT AND TRADEMARK NOTICES:
All contents of the IUOE Web Site are: ©2007 International Union of Operating Engineers. All rights reserved.
The names of actual companies and products mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.
Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.
NOTICES AND PROCEDURE FOR MAKING CLAIMS OF COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT
Pursuant to Title 17, United States Code, Section 512(c)(2), notifications of claimed copyright infringement under United States copyright law should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. ALL INQUIRIES NOT RELEVANT TO THE FOLLOWING PROCEDURE WILL RECEIVE NO RESPONSE. See Notice and Procedure for Making Claims of Copyright Infringement.