Proprietary Content, Third Party Content and Trademarks
Proprietary Content. All rights, titles and interests in and to the Site and all of its content, including, but not limited to, its software or HTML code and other computer code contained therein, trademarks, copyrights, text, graphics, user interfaces, visual interfaces, scripts, artwork, photographs, images, designs, video, audio and written materials and other materials that appear as part of the Site (collectively, “Content”) are owned by STG, its subsidiaries or affiliates, and/or their licensors. All Content is protected by national and international intellectual property laws, including, but not limited to, rights in the nature of patent rights, copyrights, trade secrets, trade names, trademarks, service marks, moral rights, know-how and any other similar intellectual property rights recognized under applicable laws, international conventions or international treaties in any country or jurisdiction in the world.
STG will have the right to claim ownership at any time of any Content published on the Site and to oppose any use of the Content that is not expressly permitted by STG.
Third Party Content. The Site may contain content created by third parties, information obtained from public sources and/or links to external web sites or web pages operated by third parties (the “Third Party Content”). You acknowledge and agree that STG does not have any control and cannot monitor such Third Party Content and will not be responsible or liable for the accuracy, security or reliability of any Third Party Content. Access to any Third Party Content is at Your own risk, and STG will have no liability to You for any loss or damage that You may suffer (including, but not limited to, any loss or damage to Your computer equipment) arising out of or related to Your access or use of, or reliance on, any Third Party Content or caused by or in connection with any purchase of products or services available on or through any such Third Party Content.
Your Use of the Site
Non-Permitted Uses. You may not and may not permit, assist or allow any third party to:
(i) copy, reproduce, publish, transmit, distribute, perform, upload, post, publicly display, encode, translate, modify or create derivative works from, sell, license or otherwise distribute this Site or any Content, including, but not limited to, mirroring, framing or linking to any other computer, server or web site;
(ii) access or use this Site or any Content for any commercial purposes, including any advertising or advertising revenue generation activity on Your own web site;
(iii) use any deep-link, page-scrape, robot, spider or any other automatic or manual processes, to access, acquire, copy or monitor the Site or any Content or any portion thereof, or in any way reproduce the structure or presentation of the Site or any Content, or circumvent any copy-protection devices, to obtain or attempt to obtain any materials, documents or information through any means not purposely made available through the Site;
(iv) access or attempt to access any portion or feature of the Site You are not allowed to access without authorization, or any other systems or networks connected to the Site or any STG server, by hacking, password mining or any other illegitimate means.
(vi) take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on the infrastructure of the Site, or any systems or networks connected to the Site. You agree not to use any device, software or routine to interfere, or attempt to interfere, with the proper working of the Site or with any other person’s use of the Site.
Any other use of the Content or material on this Site, including reproduction for the purposes other than Your private, personal and non-commercial use, modification, distribution or republication, without the express prior written consent of STG, is strictly prohibited. STG cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from Your failure to comply with these obligations. You acknowledge and agree that Internet transmissions are never completely private or secure and that any message or information You send to the Site may be read or intercepted by others, even if there is a special notice that a particular transmission is encrypted.
Feedback and Other Communications
Any feedback, comments, suggestions, ideas and/or other similar information (collectively, “Communications”) that You submit to the Site shall not be treated by STG as confidential or proprietary. STG reserves the right to use such Communications on an unrestricted basis. You hereby grant STG an irrevocable, non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, fully paid-up and royalty-free right to use or exploit any such Communications and any ideas, concepts, know how or techniques contained in such Communications that You send through the Site.
Disclaimer of Warranties
The use of the Site is at Your own sole risk, and You are entirely responsible for Your use of the Site and any linked sites. STG takes reasonable measures to protect the Site and the Content from viruses and defects but cannot guarantee that Your computer equipment, hardware or software or any data stored or created by Your computer equipment, hardware or software (collectively, “Equipment”) will not be damaged, corrupted, lost or otherwise affected if You access or use the Site or any Content.
The Site and the Content are delivered on an “AS-IS” basis. STG DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, WITH RESPECT TO THE SITE AND THE CONTENT, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY WARRANTY OF ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, TIMELINESS, NON- INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
STG further disclaims any and all liability for the acts, omissions, or conduct of any third parties in connection with or related to Your use of the Site, including, without limitation, any liability for any Third Party Content or other third party information available on or through the Site.
STG does not warrant that the Site or any Content, service or feature of the Site will be uninterrupted, that there will be no virus or that any defects will be corrected, or that Your use of the Site will provide specific results. STG reserves the right to change, suspend or interrupt the functionality of the Site and the Content at any moment without notice.
Limitation of Liability
updated December 30, 2020.