This website (the “Website”) is comprised of various web pages operated by August Research Systems, Inc. (“ARS”). The following terms and conditions of use establish an agreement between you and ARS regarding your use of the information, software and services contained in or available through the Website. Use of this Website is subject to your acceptance, without modification, of all such terms, conditions and notices (collectively, the “Agreement”).
Limitation of liability
Information published to this Website is developed, compiled and maintained by ARS for the purpose of presenting information about our company, our products and our services. We endeavor to accurately describe all capabilities to ensure that information presented is thorough and timely. However, no representation is made or warranty given, either expressly or tacitly, as to the completeness, accuracy or suitability of this information for your intended purpose. Please evaluate the information we provide, as well as all related services and advice to your own satisfaction before use; neither ARS nor any third party involved in the development, production or distribution of this Website can be held liable for damage or injury resulting from its use, inaccessibility or reliance. Use of this Website and any services, advice or other information presented is at your own risk.
Login credentials established to access downloadable files, discussion forums and/or other forms of user accounts are intended for your personal use only. Please notify ARS immediately if your login credentials are lost or compromised, or if you have reason to believe that such a compromise may be possible.
User generated content
Comments, forum posts and other forms of information (“Content”) submitted by Website users remain the responsibility of the contributor. By submitting Content to the Website, you grant ARS a worldwide, royalty-free, non-exclusive license to reproduce, modify, adapt and publish the Content for purposes of display, distribution and promotion.
ARS retains the right (though not the obligation) to refuse or remove Content that, in our opinion, violates any policy or is in any way harmful or objectionable, and to terminate or deny access to and use of the Website to any individual or entity for any reason, at our sole discretion. If you delete Content, ARS will make a reasonable effort to remove it from the Website, but you acknowledge that caching (server or local), third party content preservation systems, legal orders, editorial oversights and other reasons may delay or circumvent these efforts.
Each content contributor further represents and warrants that:
- Content submittals do not violate any applicable laws or regulations;
- Content submittals do not falsify or remove attributions, legal notices or licensing information;
- Content submittals do not infringe upon the rights of any third party, including copyright, patent, trademark or trade secret rights;
- Content submittals do not install any viruses, worms, malware, Trojan horses or other harmful or destructive software or programs;
- Content submittals are not machine- or randomly-generated, and do not contain any unethical or unwanted commercial messages or further any unlawful actions (such as phishing or spoofing);
- Content submittals are not pornographic, do not contain threats or incite violence and do not violate the privacy or other rights of any third party;
- Content submittals do not defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights of others.
Copyright and trademarks
Documents, illustrations, photographs and other information published to this Website by ARS is the sole property of ARS or its respective licensors and may be subject to copyright and/or other intellectual property protections. All trademarks appearing on the Website are the property of ARS, unless otherwise noted. Unauthorized use of these trademarks or any copyrighted material is expressly prohibited.
References to third party websites
Links and references to third party products, services and/or websites (“Third Party Content”) appearing on AugustRS.com are provided for convenience; access and use of Third Party Content is at your own risk. No representation or warranty is implied, or granted, as to the fitness, availability or reliability of Third Party Content and ARS does not accept any responsibility for damage or liability resulting from the use of such Third Party Content.
This Website is operated and maintained in the United States of America. ARS does not guarantee that the information, products and services represented on the Website accurately reflect business practices, legal requirements and/or availability of goods and services in places outside of this country. It is your responsibility to ensure that your interactions with our Website, products and services are in compliance with applicable laws in your location.
ARS respects your privacy. We do not collect personally-identifying information from site visitors unless voluntarily provided in the course of your interactions with our websites, software, products and/or services. This information may include your Internet Protocol (IP) address, your e-mail address and any other information you provide while using our website, purchasing a product or service, commenting on our blog or participating in our discussion forums.
Like most websites, AugustRS.com does collect non-personally-identifying information such as browser type, operating system, language preference, referring site and the date, time and duration of visits. This information is used periodically, in aggregate form, for reporting, trend analysis and marketing optimization efforts.
Please read our Privacy Statement for additional information about our privacy policies.